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Forum: Racing 01-15-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 722,952
Posted By oldkiller
Fantastic from start to finish

Congratulations Ned.

It's not often that someone you actually know excels on the WORLD stage but you've done it. :clap

Savor the moment.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 63,978
Posted By oldkiller
True but I was worried about how well a mag tank...

True but I was worried about how well a mag tank bag would secure. This tank doesn't have a plastic shroud so no problem. Have you used a mag tank bag on yours?
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 63,978
Posted By oldkiller
The current RRW has a nice write up from the...

The current RRW has a nice write up from the intro ride they took. The tank is steel unlike the Z1000, passenger seat is bigger, fairing works. All in all it sounds like they addressed all the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,165
Posted By oldkiller
Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other...

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
Yogi Berra

:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 281,398
Posted By oldkiller
http://www.eastmain.ca/about_eastmain.htm ...

http://www.eastmain.ca/about_eastmain.htm

Rocky,
Check this link whick lays out the services available in Eastmain. Looks like it has just about everything you'd need.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 281,398
Posted By oldkiller
Agreed. We lucked into the tour as we hadn't made...

Agreed. We lucked into the tour as we hadn't made a reservation (recommended) and it was great.
And let me add that there's a new gas only stop at ~ km 235 so no gas can is needed if your bike has...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By oldkiller
Yes but I'd recommend reservations. It's busier...

Yes but I'd recommend reservations. It's busier than you'd think or at least it was a bit more than a week ago.
There's lodging in Eastmain, and most likely Waskaganish, as well as Radisson....
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,438
Posted By oldkiller
Brake hydraulic pressure was used to modify...

Brake hydraulic pressure was used to modify valving in the suspension to prevent front end dive under braking. It was common on a number of models in the early to mid '80s with mixed success.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,346
Posted By oldkiller
I have an '06 GS with standard Tourances and...

I have an '06 GS with standard Tourances and replaced the first set at ~15k miles although there was a fair amount of tread left. I had to replace the front at 19k because of a sidewall slit that...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,959
Posted By oldkiller
Thanks for the write up.

I've had my eye on this since it was announced. Cycle World and RRW both raved in their reviews of it and now I know the tank is steel. Plastic would have been a deal breaker for me.
As someone else...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-04-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By oldkiller
Fixed. Edit to add that he doesn't,...

Fixed.

Edit to add that he doesn't, apparently, work on post 2004 models.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 499,987
Posted By oldkiller
Not south of the notches but

The Dolly Copp road (Pinkham B) is plowed into Barnes Field and water is available since it has a pump. Usually, there's an ice cap on the surface that could provide that little bit of extra...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 283,745
Posted By oldkiller
Right side bag has a cutout and it looks like a...

Right side bag has a cutout and it looks like a heat shield.
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By oldkiller
If the Shoei fits

it's a great helmet. I have both an RF1000 and an X11 and as someone pointed out earlier the shells are slightly different and it's noticeable. Although I like the X11, I prefer the way the RF fits....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 499,987
Posted By oldkiller
RTM helps. Visit Canon's website and you should...

RTM helps. Visit Canon's website and you should be able to download the manual. :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-29-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By oldkiller
Hey Bruce, I guess that's one way to reduce the...

Hey Bruce, I guess that's one way to reduce the oil consumption.
I took the KLR out intending to do a short ride and then switch off to another so I sould run each of them. It felt so good, I ended...
Forum: Face plant 10-06-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,489
Posted By oldkiller
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: Face plant 10-06-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,489
Posted By oldkiller
Latest

The Mancester DA called my daughter to tell her that he's going for 2 additional felony charges, including reckless endangerment. I find that encouraging for those of us who ride since so often...
Forum: Canada 09-29-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 35,481
Posted By oldkiller
I just got back from a trip to NC and Deal's Gap...

I just got back from a trip to NC and Deal's Gap (naturally). One of the guys I hooked up with will have tickets for Indy next year. Great, except when I realized it conflicted with this I had to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By oldkiller
You're probably right but that's the way it goes....

You're probably right but that's the way it goes.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

To commit suicide apparently. :eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 76,025
Posted By oldkiller
My first ADv rally and it was a really great...

My first ADv rally and it was a really great time! Great meeting so many folks but my feeble brain is already losing track. :huh Oh well, just means I'll have to come back. :clap

Cromag '09 is a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 76,025
Posted By oldkiller
I have to be in tomorrow but if I can I'll swing...

I have to be in tomorrow but if I can I'll swing by.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 76,025
Posted By oldkiller
No arrival tonight as I'm nailed at work. :cry ...

No arrival tonight as I'm nailed at work. :cry
Tomorrow sometime.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 76,025
Posted By oldkiller
Rain is the least of my worries. Valve cover is...

Rain is the least of my worries. Valve cover is due in Thurs. :huh It's gonna be tight getting up there that night but I'm planning on it. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By oldkiller
Don't think so. Guess I'll clean it up, top off...

Don't think so. Guess I'll clean it up, top off the oil and ride it a bit to see if I can spot an origination point. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By oldkiller
I struck oil!

Offroading this past weekend, I dropped the GS in a rocky area and gouged up the left valve cover. When I finally picked the bike up, oil was dribbling on the ground but I couldn't tell from where....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 76,025
Posted By oldkiller
A little pat on the back for good service: I...

A little pat on the back for good service: I ordered my route sheet holder from Pit Posse last Friday and it showed up today. Excellent, Smithers! :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-16-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,310
Posted By oldkiller
Thanks and welcome to the board but I'm heading...

Thanks and welcome to the board but I'm heading home at some point in the run to Portsmouth and won't be doing the handoff leg.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By oldkiller
The wedding is on Saturday so Sunday and Monday....

The wedding is on Saturday so Sunday and Monday. Sorry for the obscurity.
Also, I;m heading up to Brownfield to help with the Cromag setup the weekend of the 23rd. I think I'm going to pre-ride the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,310
Posted By oldkiller
Nice meeting everyone tonight. Saturday we scorch...

Nice meeting everyone tonight. Saturday we scorch NH with a Pooey worthy ride catching most of the good stuff. Not epic like the Maritime run but it should be fun. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By oldkiller
I'd love to. I have a real tight schedule for the...

I'd love to. I have a real tight schedule for the next month or so. I have a wedding to go to Labor Day weekend but the other 2 days are free. I'll shoot you a pm if I plan on riding. Let me know if...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,310
Posted By oldkiller
Economy killer. Spend that next stimulus check in...

Economy killer. Spend that next stimulus check in advance. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,310
Posted By oldkiller
I'm planning on being there so call me a definite...

I'm planning on being there so call me a definite yes.

Haven't been to Moto Market in a long while so I guess I should bring some $$. There must be something there I need. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By oldkiller
Why else do they exist? :lol3 Nice catch...

Why else do they exist? :lol3

Nice catch on the chain, by the way. Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By oldkiller
Caught some of that myself including some hail at...

Caught some of that myself including some hail at the end of Indian Ridge Rd.

Good day, Skip. Great seeing everyone and as usual a scenic ride.

Bruce, found your ride report. Sounds like you...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,586
Posted By oldkiller
I weep at your loss of all sensibility. Your...

I weep at your loss of all sensibility. Your taste in bikes has gradually but inexorably declined to this. And what kind of friend is that goof if this is the advice he gives? You need a good support...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 76,025
Posted By oldkiller
Plaid?

OK, plaid pants, argyle socks and hawaiian shirt ready to go. Or maybe I can find a plaid tent. :huh

Jeff, tee payment sent.

When you pick a work weekend, I'll try to wander up in your...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-04-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,310
Posted By oldkiller
Mike, Sorta lucky you but holy crap man,...

Mike,

Sorta lucky you but holy crap man, that's a lot of miles. As far as Bellows Falls goes, which, coincidentally, I rode through yesterday, let me know if I can help. I could pick up the bird...
Forum: Racing 07-31-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 117,230
Posted By oldkiller
How about we talk about the suitability of Indy...

How about we talk about the suitability of Indy for a MotoGP race? Given the F1 and NASCAR fiascoes, what are the odds that this race won't be memorable for all the wrong reasons? :ear
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 76,025
Posted By oldkiller
I'm in

I climbed off the fence so count me in with a large T. I'd be a fool to miss this chance to be a fool. :lol3
Whoops, I should be arriving Thursday night.
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