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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
Seems like your DNS settings got hijacked. ...

Seems like your DNS settings got hijacked.

Easy to change, just depends on your operating system. You can google/yahoo how to do it.

You might want to replace whatever is there with the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22,094
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Posted By bobbyp
No, parked it right in front of my building....

No, parked it right in front of my building. Doorman saw it at midnight.

Parked it right next to a new FZ-09.
FZ-09 is still there, but I left him a note to be careful.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2014, 12:45 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
stolen bike....again

Went out to get my bike about a half hour ago and it wasn't there.

Location: Upper West Side

Waiting for NYPD to give me the ride around the neighborhood, just in case I forgot where I parked...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
I always just keep a photocopy of registration in...

I always just keep a photocopy of registration in cars,bike and trailer.

I believe the back of the registration says that the face of the document can be photocopied.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
My motorcycle pass came like that. Motorcycles...

My motorcycle pass came like that.
Motorcycles get a (very) small discount on the tolls so I guess that if the PA police see the very visible "M" on your car windshield, they can pull you over.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
No gates at the $10 GWB

No gates at the $10 GWB
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 03:36 PM
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Views: 8,304,466
Posted By bobbyp
Did you use motorcycle specific oil?

Did you use motorcycle specific oil?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22,094
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Posted By bobbyp
+1 Except I stop filtering when I see NYPD...

+1
Except I stop filtering when I see NYPD (real NYPD, not the traffic directing squad) and only filter if the traffic is moving at less than about 15mph. No problems, and I ride a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22,094
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Posted By bobbyp
If you ever passed a kidney stone, you'd gladly...

If you ever passed a kidney stone, you'd gladly change 100 RZ tires instead. :-)




$75 would be totally worth it, but I don't have a shop that'll do that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
I think Cycle Therapy was quoting around the same...

I think Cycle Therapy was quoting around the same $65 last year when I asked.

It made it worth it to get some good tools and take care of it myself. I was careful and used the rim protectors and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22,094
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Posted By bobbyp
I doubt that. If they start doing that, they're...

I doubt that.
If they start doing that, they're going to be awfully busy.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
Brilliant solution to a real problem. My light...

Brilliant solution to a real problem.
My light blue fabric chain cover turned green last year.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
Temp plates will work, you'll just need to bring...

Temp plates will work, you'll just need to bring your insurance card.

If your receipt from NC shows you paid NC sales tax, it will be credited back to you when you register at the NYS DMV. If you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22,094
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Posted By bobbyp
Someone named Zodiac talking about killing sprees...

Someone named Zodiac talking about killing sprees and California? :eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22,094
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Posted By bobbyp
The only 100% legal way of doing a buy and ride...

The only 100% legal way of doing a buy and ride would be
- go to bike's location, pay for it and get papers (day 1)
- go to geico/progressive/etc online and get insurance and cards (day 1)
-...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 43,648
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Posted By bobbyp
++1 Like I wrote in a previous post, I don't...

++1 Like I wrote in a previous post, I don't think the standard issue Q4 is noticeably louder than the stock pipe that I replaced.

And not anywhere close to the sound of the harleys and the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43,648
Views: 8,304,466
Posted By bobbyp
If there are a lot of miles on the exhaust, maybe...

If there are a lot of miles on the exhaust, maybe exhaust needs a repacking of the woolly fiber stuff ? (sorry for the technical term)
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43,648
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Posted By bobbyp
Envious. I hope you keep the longevity and...

Envious. I hope you keep the longevity and reliability.

I always thought ~50cc extra would make the perfect bike, but I don't have anywhere near the mechanical abilities to make this happen so...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 43,648
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Posted By bobbyp
Really? When I bought my FMF Q4. it came in the...

Really?
When I bought my FMF Q4. it came in the factory packaging but did not include extra pieces. Are you referring to the Q4 or Powercore?

Personally, when I bought my 100% stock bike with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-24-2014, 07:13 PM
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Views: 645,218
Posted By bobbyp
Good work. Nice bike. I got one of those...

Good work.
Nice bike.

I got one of those $20 Azpen tablets too. Ain't no ipad, but a good deal.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
In case dealer didn't have a specific WR...

In case dealer didn't have a specific WR sprocket. Looking for instant gratification at dealer.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43,648
Views: 8,304,466
Posted By bobbyp
Good to know. Harbor freight is having a sale. ...

Good to know. Harbor freight is having a sale. I've been wanting to try out a 14 tooth countershaft sprocket for a while but heard too many horror stories about removing it.

Do countershaft...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
Looks fabulous in that color. Enjoy, hopefully...

Looks fabulous in that color.
Enjoy, hopefully the weekend weather holds out for you to try it out.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43,648
Views: 8,304,466
Posted By bobbyp
Welcome to the forum. I have tried the under...

Welcome to the forum.

I have tried the under bar mirrors and they are downright frightening in any kind of urban traffic (I am in NYC).

By far, these are the best mirrors that I have ever used,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
Nice story, congrats. But you know the rules...

Nice story, congrats.
But you know the rules :deal

No pictures, so it never happened.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 43,648
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Posted By bobbyp
What the hell is sluffoff?

What the hell is sluffoff?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22,094
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Posted By bobbyp
If you are talking about commuting within NYC you...

If you are talking about commuting within NYC you can't go wrong with any supermoto bike.

Narrow for filtering.
Sticky street tires for stopping power.
Lightweight for the slow spots.
Genuine...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
Not sure if you were kidding or not but DON'T...

Not sure if you were kidding or not but DON'T push it into the lake or you might be responsible for EPA cleanup fees for the oil, gas and other pollutants.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
Glad you are OK and you were smart and stayed...

Glad you are OK and you were smart and stayed away from the fire.

Bikes are easy to replace.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
That's a pretty popular bike, is there a website...

That's a pretty popular bike, is there a website specific to it?

Selling on craigslist unfortunately brings out all the guys who want something for nothing.

I had a friend who put something out...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22,094
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Posted By bobbyp
It's a nice bike, you're going to take a big hit...

It's a nice bike, you're going to take a big hit on depreciation.

I don't know anything about BMW setup, but from the online specs, it looks like the 650 has 3 seat heights:
31.5 inches; ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 11:49 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
According to the specs, you lose about 1.4in/35mm...

According to the specs, you lose about 1.4in/35mm ground clearance/seat height with the X wheels.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
You aren't really borrowing HIS bike when you...

You aren't really borrowing HIS bike when you have the signed over title and you each have the signed over the bill of sale.

If you get into an accident or get pulled over, he'll be waving the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22,094
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Posted By bobbyp
Looks like there is blame to go all around on...

Looks like there is blame to go all around on this.
Bike was probably going too fast.
SUV didn't correctly judge the speed of the bike before making the turn.
BAM!!!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
I don't know anything about insurance or the law,...

I don't know anything about insurance or the law, but isn't the former owner's registration immediately terminated as soon as he signs the title over to you?

That would mean that you are riding a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 43,648
Views: 8,304,466
Posted By bobbyp
Congrats Doug. Hope all are doing well. ...

Congrats Doug. Hope all are doing well.

"Lacks Freetime" is going to be even more appropriate.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10,480
Views: 645,218
Posted By bobbyp
New Tag Had to do some shopping anyway. ...

New Tag

Had to do some shopping anyway.

http://dynonet.com/tagorama/mcenter1_1.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10,480
Views: 645,218
Posted By bobbyp
Got it. Acme Smoked Fish on Gem St in...

Got it. Acme Smoked Fish on Gem St in Greenpoint.

http://dynonet.com/tagorama/acme1_1.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 1,468,028
Posted By bobbyp
Other than the color and the logo on the front,...

Other than the color and the logo on the front, it looks pretty much exactly like my 5 or 6 year old version.

I rode with it yesterday in the 80 degree weather and bright sunshine through stop and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43,648
Views: 8,304,466
Posted By bobbyp
I watched before I set my suspension last week. ...

I watched before I set my suspension last week. Quick and simple videos and the missing link from Krabill's instructions several pages back.

Rear end is much better over the rough streets of NYC.
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