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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Today, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Vspec
What about an auto-clutch on the 5hunny? A...

What about an auto-clutch on the 5hunny?

A local rider installed one as a way to stay alive in the woods, as he found the bike too much in the woods.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Today, 06:49 AM
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Posted By Vspec
:eek1 That pretty much my dream garage right...

:eek1

That pretty much my dream garage right there!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Today, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Vspec
That kinda looks like the terrain I ride, except...

That kinda looks like the terrain I ride, except replace the pines with spruces and everything is under 3f of snow :cry
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Vspec
That was the plan last year but things panned out...

That was the plan last year but things panned out differently, my little girl at 8m was quite a lot of work. She is now down to one nap a day, which is more manageable for full day trips.



I...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Now there are limits, poutine should only be...

Now there are limits, poutine should only be enjoyed by itself.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:06 AM
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Posted By Vspec
As a Canadian I fully endorse bacon flavored 2t...

As a Canadian I fully endorse bacon flavored 2t oil :tb
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 03:34 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Because I haz Intrawest...

Because I haz Intrawest (http://www.clubintrawest.com/) membership.

It's similar to a time share but you're not stuck with one location. I have access to different resorts, Sandestin being one...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-28-2015, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Vspec
I've had a delicious smoked andouille sandwich at...

I've had a delicious smoked andouille sandwich at Stinky's and we'll probably go back. In that same area, I wanna try Goatfeather, prices seemed reasonable and shrimps for the market were really...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-28-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Wonderful motorcycle prohibited Sandestin :lol3...

Wonderful motorcycle prohibited Sandestin :lol3 :baldy
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-28-2015, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Get ready for a slew PAR minus the ''R'' related...

Get ready for a slew PAR minus the ''R'' related questions :ear

Which carrier has the best coverage in the area? Last year I used a service that gives you a US carrier but does not tell you which...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-27-2015, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Vspec
They need to offer rental services :deal

They need to offer rental services :deal
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-25-2015, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Vspec
PM replied

PM replied
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-25-2015, 04:50 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Vico1 can attest, I am not Mossy Head material...

Vico1 can attest, I am not Mossy Head material but I got a new appreciation for sand, at least your sand.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-24-2015, 08:52 AM
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Posted By Vspec
I'll be on vacation all week, so I can ride any...

I'll be on vacation all week, so I can ride any day :jkam

Is PM pre-ride this weekend, March 28-29th or the next one?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-23-2015, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Small world indeed! Being a recent transplant...

Small world indeed! Being a recent transplant (10y this August), the name does not ring a bell but if you ever visit, let me know!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-23-2015, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Actually, the Lost Shim episode was preceded by...

Actually, the Lost Shim episode was preceded by the Lost Watch episode :rofl I still think the trouble you had getting the head repaired or checked over was worst :baldy
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-23-2015, 05:54 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Looks Perry Mountain is happening the weekend we...

Looks Perry Mountain is happening the weekend we are flying back.

We are landing in FWB mid afternoon on Sat the 4th and flying back out on the 11th. So from Sunday the 5th to Friday the 10th, I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-23-2015, 04:57 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Two weeks to go! Can't wait, it's ******...

Two weeks to go!

Can't wait, it's ****** ******** -18.4F with wind chill and it is windy
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-19-2015, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Glad to see the worlds obsession with covered...

Glad to see the worlds obsession with covered bridges is not limited to my corner of the world :lol3

But hey, we got the longest one in the world: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartland_Bridge
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-11-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Just read this:...

Just read this: http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/army-black-hawk-disappears-off-the-florida-panhandle-1-1690756512/+matthardigree
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-10-2015, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Dang, it looks it was cold, in relative terms...

Dang, it looks it was cold, in relative terms :rofl

Hopefully things warm up by Easter :jkam
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-06-2015, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Vspec
I will be flying back to the mess that the white...

I will be flying back to the mess that the white fluffy stuff leaves when it melt on that weekend. I wish there was a economical way of taking my bike. I don't have enough time for the 27h drive...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-06-2015, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Looks like I'll been rolling in, err, flying in...

Looks like I'll been rolling in, err, flying in the weekend just before Perry Mountain. Hopefully some you will be around during the week!
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Puke Rally version with the same shitty mild steel...

Rally version with the same shitty mild steel handlebars?
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Highway shoulder rumble strip + bike not...

Highway shoulder rumble strip + bike not sufficiently tied down (fear of blowing fork seals) = bike taking a dive of trailer. Also cost me a turn signal.

I am in the market for a wheel chock ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Vspec
I got the emperor plate also and love it. One...

I got the emperor plate also and love it. One suggestion if I may, get the rad protector also, cheap insurance. Ask me why I say that :baldy
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Even the un-loved Kenda TM II are better than...

Even the un-loved Kenda TM II are better than stock. Second best mod ever was a front 13T.

Actually, best mod ever was skid plat the first time I hit rock :rofl That and hand guards.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Do your wife a favor, get some better tires than...

Do your wife a favor, get some better tires than the stock ones for anything off-road. Best mod ever for the LRP.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-19-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Just don't get stuck. My solution is to go...

Just don't get stuck.

My solution is to go where there is no snow.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-19-2015, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Vspec
C'mon over ...

C'mon over

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-JHXHXLorIr4/VOYCihALLWI/AAAAAAAABe0/Bn1Q0GIH2g0/w411-h548-no/15%2B-%2B1.jpg

Because of the angle the snow banks don't look that high, but these are...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-12-2015, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Vspec
It would also need heated visor and heated suit...

It would also need heated visor and heated suit .... which both exist but then it would the GoldWing of the sled world.

In all seriousness lack of time and funds is what prevents me from getting a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-10-2015, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Vspec
This winter has been pretty bad on both front. 5F...

This winter has been pretty bad on both front. 5F is pretty impressive but then record coldest in New Brunswick (not the one in NJ) was -53F. I can imagine summer can get pretty hot, I experienced...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-10-2015, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Did we get any snow? No, we did not get...

Did we get any snow?

No, we did not get "any" snow.....


We got a m******** s******* f**** dump load of snow :splat
I can take a snow storm a week but 3 massive dump in one f******* week...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Once the boy can handle his bicycle safely we'll...

Once the boy can handle his bicycle safely we'll try him out on a 50s. He has expressed interest but who know. His little sister will probably follow him at an alarming rate :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 08:55 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Maybe not retirement but not until the kids are...

Maybe not retirement but not until the kids are 10ish.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2015, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Brough Superior SS100? :rofl

Brough Superior SS100? :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Vspec
If I were to run the Trans-Lab, I would run the...

If I were to run the Trans-Lab, I would run the stocker. I as gonna get AC10 but the TM II were available in the correct size and cheap.

I'd love to run the TAT but I don't have the luxury to take...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 08:18 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Interesting, I run trackmaster II and find them...

Interesting, I run trackmaster II and find them loads better than the stocker. I do run 90% off-road and do not find them confidence inspiring on the pavement.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-24-2015, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Spot on, the 250L is on the porky side and the...

Spot on, the 250L is on the porky side and the suspension is budget but if one want FI, at a least in funny money its 2k cheaper than the WR which has its list of known issues. The KLX250 is horribly...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-20-2015, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Vspec
+1, being a 250L owner myself. I would look for a...

+1, being a 250L owner myself. I would look for a used KLX250S or WR250R. I really wanted Fi and there was no WR around.
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