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Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Monsignore
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Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By Monsignore
+1 on the Skene P3 lights JVB mentioned. They...

+1 on the Skene P3 lights JVB mentioned. They are bright! and that conspicuity flicker is great for the daytime when your retroreflective tape looks lame. Plus, installation instructions and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 814,742
Posted By Monsignore
This was yesterday, but... Checked all three...

This was yesterday, but...

Checked all three sets of brake pads. The rears are still looking good after over 10,000 miles. The fronts I will not have to worry about for a while yet, and they...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
So, for contrast to my evening commute post...

So, for contrast to my evening commute post (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25030489&postcount=22871) from the other day, I had a nice counterpoint yesterday morning. (is that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Thanks for the departure route suggestions,...

Thanks for the departure route suggestions, folks! :freaky

_____

So, commuting home tonight, on Jackson Ave eastbound, at the light at Purves St. I normally scoot into the right lane and zip...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Mosey - I'll amend my previous post to state that...

Mosey - I'll amend my previous post to state that good friends who enjoy good food & drink will definitely enjoy the establishment.


42 - er, Thanks?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
What's the best way outta NYC? The wife & I...

What's the best way outta NYC?

The wife & I are motoring out of Astoria on a weekday morning. What's the least stressful, most efficacious way to the NJTP? Down & around via the BQE & the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2014, 05:10 PM
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Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Mosey! When in Denver, I highly recommend...

Mosey!

When in Denver, I highly recommend dinner at Coohill's (http://www.coohills.com/). The wife & I had probably the best dinner of our lives there one night in November. Their focus is a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
I wear my Aerostich Combat Touring Boots year...

I wear my Aerostich Combat Touring Boots year 'round. I bought 'em used off CL several years back. Basically paid half-price and they were already broken in. I keep them clean and waxed. Had to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-31-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
I wish we saw more of these headlines: ...

I wish we saw more of these headlines:

http://gothamist.com/2014/08/31/nypd_seizes_more_atvs_dirt_bikes_in.php
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-31-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Monsignore
My strongest motorcycle memory of my last trip to...

My strongest motorcycle memory of my last trip to 'sconsin was a dude on a sportbike wearing what looked like the Bohn under armor on the outside, or a similar type of armor, on his upper and lower...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Wiseblood, glad you're alive. That pincer move...

Wiseblood, glad you're alive. That pincer move is the stuff of nightmares.

I know in some municipalities buses have an automatic right-of-way, which I think they abuse. Whoever posted that...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,015
Posted By Monsignore
+∞ Lucky for me they're in Jersey and I'm in...

+∞
Lucky for me they're in Jersey and I'm in NYC. So I can order stuff a weekday evening and have it the next weekday evening.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-03-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
I regularly purchase "I<3 NY" mugs and shot...

I regularly purchase "I<3 NY" mugs and shot glasses as host gifts as you can find them everywhere, in a variety of colors and styles, are relatively inexpensive and pack fairly well. They've been...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
My commute now is either 20 minutes via the BQE...

My commute now is either 20 minutes via the BQE on Saturday or Sunday mornings (assuming there's no wreck), or, normally, 45 minutes-ish via surface streets from Astoria to Gowanus.
The subway...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 814,742
Posted By Monsignore
Here's an all-in-one link: LINK...

Here's an all-in-one link: LINK (http://www.beemerboneyard.com/balljointboot.html)

It links to the beemerboneyard page for buying the boot which includes all four YouTube links. Keep in mind...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Oh, and the chwartz, I've heard of tickets...

Oh, and the chwartz,
I've heard of tickets getting dismissed because the issuing agent did not fill out the fields correctly. So, if you do go to court perhaps the judge will dismiss the charges...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Go to the Revzilla boutique in Philly. If you...

Go to the Revzilla boutique in Philly. If you were willing to ride a new bike back from DC, the ride to Philly will be no problem. Here's the link to their info...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 814,742
Posted By Monsignore
On Friday, Effervescent helped me replace the...

On Friday, Effervescent helped me replace the rubber boot protecting the Telelever ball joint.

Pro tip: do not reinstall the lower retaining ring. We did, then when I was turning the bars lock to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Sorry about your bike, Rectal. But hey, now...

Sorry about your bike, Rectal.

But hey, now you won't have to worry about MC only checkpoints for a while! :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
I was the one complaining about my bike be a...

I was the one complaining about my bike be a mandatory stop for the canine pissing patrol.
Most owners are either oblivious to where their dog lifts its leg, is on their phone, or just wants to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Monsignore
New nipples are a dime a dozen at your local auto...

New nipples are a dime a dozen at your local auto parts store. Replace 'em.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Monsignore
An encouraging post! I did a fly-n-ride for...

An encouraging post!

I did a fly-n-ride for my '05 GS in February 2011. It had 41,xxx miles and now has 65,xxx miles. I'm the third owner and the POs did any major recalls/repairs.

I intend...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 154,725
Posted By Monsignore
I made this to prevent piddle puddles from...

I made this to prevent piddle puddles from appearing on my rear rim & 'possum scraper.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/14191971397_4b943b2eaf_c.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-13-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
That's one way to do it. (Seen in Astoria...

That's one way to do it.

(Seen in Astoria today.)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3891/14646350402_704b8962bd_c.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Welcome! This sounds about right for my daily...

Welcome! This sounds about right for my daily commute. You'll soon learn to love it.

Riding the new asphalt on Northern Blvd is a dream. But drivers seem even more asshatty now. With the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Reminds me of the moto-copter from M.A.S.K., see...

Reminds me of the moto-copter from M.A.S.K., see 0:52 in the clip:

http://youtu.be/xeNgtMsg6Lc
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
I love my GS. I think it's my last bike, as in I...

I love my GS. I think it's my last bike, as in I plan to ride it into the ground. No, it's not a lithe, lane-splitting dancer like a 250cc dual-sport, but I wouldn't want to pack up the wife and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
I've been here for nearly 12 years now. I moved...

I've been here for nearly 12 years now. I moved here from NC. Yes, there is nothing like NYC, except maybe any other major city.
I have no plans to move. The wife is trying to make it on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By Monsignore
I have an '05 with the servos and bled my ABS...

I have an '05 with the servos and bled my ABS with the help of JVB Productions & my Haynes manual all by myself.
It's easily doable solo, and I do my work curb-side in NYC.
Just make sure you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-03-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Northern Boulevard has been a much more pleasant...

Northern Boulevard has been a much more pleasant road to ride now that they've scraped off the surface asphalt.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-28-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Welcome, Joeska! This morning around 7:30, I...

Welcome, Joeska!

This morning around 7:30, I was at the light on Tillary, waiting to turn left onto Flatbush Ext when I saw a dude on a newer GSA, black & orange colors, with GS in orange, hi-viz...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-28-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Northern Boulevard is being repaved, too! That...

Northern Boulevard is being repaved, too! That makes me happy. The ground-up road and lane closures currently do not make me happy, but the end result has got to be better than it's been the past...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Hey YFFs, I'm selling the wife's old gear. ...

Hey YFFs,

I'm selling the wife's old gear. A pair of pants and boots. Check out my flea market thread here: Linky (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=983548). :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
That is pricey. I have only done one tire at a...

That is pricey. I have only done one tire at a time, and it's been $75 each time. err, well, now that your post has jogged my memory a little (owie), maybe there was a time they charged me $90. At...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
That's why I use black Gorilla Tape and...

That's why I use black Gorilla Tape and completely cover the pass; to hide it and keep it stuck. If you go this route, use more tape than you think necessary. I have to reapply more tape, a month...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
That's what I use. I keep 2 pair in the bike,...

That's what I use. I keep 2 pair in the bike, one for sunlight, one for dimlight. What's great is that if you lose them or they get damaged, there are big box hardware stores just about anywhere.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
motorock, I see you have bash guards. I...

motorock,
I see you have bash guards. I Gorilla Tape my EZ-Pass inside the right handguard on my R1200GS. Never had a problem (except that one time the tape came loose while I was merging from...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Here's their contact info webpage: Click here...

Here's their contact info webpage: Click here (http://www.rapidperformancenyc.com/contact.html).
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23,369
Views: 1,585,069
Posted By Monsignore
Yup, that's the shop I linked. Jimmy & Greg are...

Yup, that's the shop I linked. Jimmy & Greg are nice guys, friendly shop cat, too. Definitely call first, but they've always been accommodating to me and my BMW.
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