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Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 48,531
Posted By MitchNJ
My buddy and I frequently talked about sport...

My buddy and I frequently talked about sport touring bikes like the rt and fjr as we both contimplate our next ride. He finally got an awesome deal on an almost new 2014 RT. He loves how the bike...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 64,512
Posted By MitchNJ
Zumo 550 Corroded Contact

GPSCity

My Zumo 550 would not power due to a contact pin corroding and breaking off the mount. I already have a new mount coming today. (Just saw your posting otherwise I would have ordered...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,509
Posted By MitchNJ
Depending on what you choose its about a 500-600...

Depending on what you choose its about a 500-600 investment. However after seeing the videos its really makes sense. One avoided trip to the ER easily pays for itself, plus the peace of mind while...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,509
Posted By MitchNJ
Hit Air bag vest

Just put my order in for Hit Air MLV airbag vest. I wasn't looking for it specifically but came across this video by safermoto. It makes sense to me, kind of expensive but you never know.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,356
Posted By MitchNJ
I've been very fortunate to always have good...

I've been very fortunate to always have good paying jobs in technology. I have spent the past 20 or so years in mainstream corporate. However recently I've realized what JOB stands for -- Journey...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By MitchNJ
Nice bike!

Hi Reli

I almost went with a Supe Tenere but went with a Triumph Tiger.

Your welcome to ride with us in western NJ!

Touch base at 908 329-5113

Mitch
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By MitchNJ
I look forward to getting out and riding!

I look forward to getting out and riding!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By MitchNJ
I'll be there! Thanks

I'll be there! Thanks
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-26-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By MitchNJ
A Tiger prepares for battle!

Just had to stop and check this WWII (?) tank out a bit.
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,689
Posted By MitchNJ
Triumph Tiger GPS bar above dash review\ comment

Did anyone mount the Touratech GPS above dash bar?
I like the idea of mounting the GPS higher up. I'm concerned that the Zumo 550 mount will obstruct my view of the tachometer....
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,119
Posted By MitchNJ
Correct me if I'm wrong but itsn't it better to...

Correct me if I'm wrong but itsn't it better to go thru insurance? ... At least from a legal perspective.... Who cares if his rates go up....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By MitchNJ
I'll try and make it, thanks!

I'll try and make it, thanks!
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,533
Posted By MitchNJ
Thanks for the insight and advise. I just...

Thanks for the insight and advise. I just dropped off the bike for the 12K service. Quoted about $650 parts and labor. Hopefully I'll make it to the next 12K mile service in about two years!
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By MitchNJ
Thumb Twisted Throttle: Thumbs up!

Sometimes we have to give credit where credit is due!

About 7 months ago I bought an admore rear brake lightbar from Twisted Throttle. The dealer installing it informs me the board is bad and who...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,533
Posted By MitchNJ
Valve checks really required on newer bikes?

I love to ride but know very little about mechanics, engines, etc.....

How often do valves on a newer bike really need to be adjusted 50%, 5%? I have a 2009 Tiger Triumph with almost 12K miles....
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By MitchNJ
Any idea on the kind of $$$ I can expect.

Any idea on the kind of $$$ I can expect.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By MitchNJ
Okay, I got it now. Thanks. Live and learn , at...

Okay, I got it now. Thanks. Live and learn , at least I didn't get killed in the process!
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By MitchNJ
Blown rear brake line

My mechanic friend and I replaced my rear tire on a Tiger 1050. Everything went well and I even zip tied the caliper to the swing arm to prevent any damage to the steel wrapped brake line.

While...
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By MitchNJ
I just discovered a nail in my rear road pilot 3...

I just discovered a nail in my rear road pilot 3 tire. Only have about 2000 miles on it. Can it be safely patched or does it have to get replaced? I'm leaning towards replacement but the $250...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-09-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By MitchNJ
Great Ride! Walter sure knows how to pickem! ...

Great Ride! Walter sure knows how to pickem! Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By MitchNJ
Sounds good to me. Lets ride!

Sounds good to me. Lets ride!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By MitchNJ
Nice meeting up with you guys. Hope to ride...

Nice meeting up with you guys. Hope to ride again!
Mitch
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By MitchNJ
I'll try and make it. Look forward to meeting! ...

I'll try and make it. Look forward to meeting!
Mitch
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By MitchNJ
West Virgina - Recommended Routes

Planning a few days ride to West Virgina. Any route suggestions would be apprecatied. I'll probably drop down Route 81 and jump into 33 for starters....

Thanks!
Mitch
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,729
Posted By MitchNJ
Glad to hear Leatt saved your hide! I got...

Glad to hear Leatt saved your hide!

I got the Leatt for downhill mountain biking. However I've started wearing it on road motorcycling. I wonder does anybody else wear the brace on rode? It seems...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,991
Posted By MitchNJ
Deals Gap and Memorial Day weekend? A bad mix?

I'm heading down to Deals Gap this memorial day weekend for most of the week. I'm wondering if we should avoid to dragon until Tuesday after the holiday or maybe just hit it early in the day. I...
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,419
Posted By MitchNJ
That sucks, hope for a speedy recovery. ...

That sucks, hope for a speedy recovery.

I'm curious about the details of the crash.
Forum: Face plant 05-10-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,945
Posted By MitchNJ
Sweeeet bike! The Tiger 1050 will probably be a...

Sweeeet bike! The Tiger 1050 will probably be a nice upgrade, especially the one your getting! Enjoy the ride back.
Forum: Canada 05-10-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By MitchNJ
Sounds cool! Why so expensive?

Sounds cool! Why so expensive?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,764
Posted By MitchNJ
Admore lightbar

I just picked up lightbar from Admore lighting. Don't know if it would make a difference but it can't hurt!

http://www.admorelighting.com/index.php?page=products/index.php&subpage=4
Forum: Face plant 05-02-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,227
Posted By MitchNJ
Damm sorry to hear. Its amazing that...

Damm sorry to hear.

Its amazing that someone would move into an oncoming lane without any sight to avoid a pothole! This dumbass should not be driving period. What if you'd been a Mac truck? ...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,479
Posted By MitchNJ
I wear Motorport air mesh Kevlar pants. Probably...

I wear Motorport air mesh Kevlar pants. Probably one of the best in terms of protective qualities. However its not the most comfortable especially in hot weather.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,399
Posted By MitchNJ
Its a great route! Highly recommend it! I would...

Its a great route! Highly recommend it! I would be in but I'm heading down for a track day at NJ Motorpark in Millville NJ.

Hopefully see you on the next ride!
Mitch
Forum: Face plant 04-15-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,270
Posted By MitchNJ
Whenever there's any doubt about the approaching...

Whenever there's any doubt about the approaching situation (usually an intersection) I'll tap the horn. For me whats good about reading face plant is getting a little 'heads up' on potential...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By MitchNJ
Lets Ride! Hope to make it on my new to me...

Lets Ride!
Hope to make it on my new to me Triumph!
Mitch
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,440
Posted By MitchNJ
Sorry to hear. I think I'm going to order...

Sorry to hear.

I think I'm going to order the Admore light bar, I wonder if this might have helped.
http://www.admorelighting.com/index.php?page=products/index.php&subpage=4
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,536
Posted By MitchNJ
Sorry Ace, we are true warriors ... no one gets...

Sorry Ace, we are true warriors ... no one gets left behind! :beer You will find a lot more twisties in Northern NJ than southern. Look forward to meeting up!
Mitch
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,536
Posted By MitchNJ
It was a great ride, I enoyed it. ...

It was a great ride, I enoyed it. CaptainCaveman really knows the back roads. I've been riding in the area for years but had no idea about the roads we were on and how much I've been missing! ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By MitchNJ
Goto Burgers Motorcycle in Three Bridges NJ, ask...

Goto Burgers Motorcycle in Three Bridges NJ, ask for Art Wilson 908 782-2020.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,536
Posted By MitchNJ
If you want to meet up while heading over I'm...

If you want to meet up while heading over I'm right off route 78 Exit 3.

Let me know, Mitch
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