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Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
Actually, BT junior is what I have. I have two of...

Actually, BT junior is what I have. I have two of them, and yes, they do work on an automotive battery. I have two cars, and leave one on my second car when I go to Florida for the winter. It takes a...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
The battery tender pigtail does have a fuse,...

The battery tender pigtail does have a fuse, which may be why I have not had a problem keeping the battery charged directly while still on bike for over 4 years.

The fuse has never blown, so that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
Part of a battery tender. Pigtails run directly...

Part of a battery tender. Pigtails run directly from the battery behind the
faux gas tank cover. I attach it to the frame on the right side with a tie wrap.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
I always leave my bike on battery tender when not...

I always leave my bike on battery tender when not in use. I have been doing this for four years without any adverse effect. Also stays on the tender during the winter months. Maybe five straight...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 249,246
Posted By ctoldie
Would love to, but just cannot make it this...

Would love to, but just cannot make it this weekend.

Except for this Tuesday, can do it just about any week or weekend day,
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
I have one that I bought new in 2011. Has 20,000...

I have one that I bought new in 2011. Has 20,000 miles on it now,
and has been a trouble free great bike. Best all around bike I have ever
owned in 48 years of riding.
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,675
Posted By ctoldie
"Why people live in these conditions is beyond...

"Why people live in these conditions is beyond me".

Well, after the 5 month winter you just had in Rhode Island,
the people in Florida wonder how you can live in those conditions.

Seriously,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14,572
Views: 1,696,481
Posted By ctoldie
They help some, but if you want to eliminate the...

They help some, but if you want to eliminate the problem,
get a Madstat windshield.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
I have an '09, and the clock is does show without...

I have an '09, and the clock is does show without the key.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-14-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11,944
Views: 689,235
Posted By ctoldie
If Alex isn't interested, I may be. Keep me in...

If Alex isn't interested, I may be. Keep me in mind.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
I have a 2009 that has hardly any vibration even...

I have a 2009 that has hardly any vibration even with Mefo 50/50 tires.
What tires are on your bike? Also, check engine mounting bolts.
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 33,024
Posted By ctoldie
Just ordered a case for my G650GS.

Just ordered a case for my G650GS.
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 33,024
Posted By ctoldie
What weight oil do you use for the 650?

What weight oil do you use for the 650?
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14,572
Views: 1,696,481
Posted By ctoldie
A Scorpion YT12CL AGM. Have had this battery...

A Scorpion YT12CL AGM.

Have had this battery for four years. Whenever the bike is not in use,
battery is attached to a battery tender.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
Any pictures?

Any pictures?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 17,616
Posted By ctoldie
I would have gone if it was Saturday, but I...

I would have gone if it was Saturday, but I already had plans to go to
the British Iron bike meet in Oxford, MA. Love old British machines.

Let us know when you plan another ride.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
Does the Airhawk raise the seat height, and if so...

Does the Airhawk raise the seat height, and if so how much?

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
I had a touratech, which was only comfortable for...

I had a touratech, which was only comfortable for a few hours. I switched to a corbin which is comfortable for about 6-7 hours. However, everyone seems to have a different opinion on seat comfort....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 17,616
Posted By ctoldie
Thanks Rusty.

Thanks Rusty.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 17,616
Posted By ctoldie
Are ORV stickers necessary on dirt forest roads...

Are ORV stickers necessary on dirt forest roads and class VI roads in state forest such as Tannery Road in Savoy?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 47,591
Posted By ctoldie
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 17,616
Posted By ctoldie
Saturday?

Saturday?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 47,591
Posted By ctoldie
You could also take the Tappan Zee over to I-684...

You could also take the Tappan Zee over to I-684 north to I-84 east then follow the Rt. 8 directions above

I've done this many times and tried the three bridges. Above from maz is
what has worked...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
I have winglets which have made a vast...

I have winglets which have made a vast improvement in wind management.
What windshield are you using with them. Not how much of an effect that
might have.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-05-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 90,853
Posted By ctoldie
Easy to do with a route sheet.

Easy to do with a route sheet.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-04-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 11,944
Views: 689,235
Posted By ctoldie
signed

signed
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14,572
Views: 1,696,481
Posted By ctoldie
Can't be too many places anywhere in the country...

Can't be too many places anywhere in the country where you can get
ethanol free gasoline by what AAA says:

These days more than 95 percent of gas sold is E10, said AAA spokesman Michael Green....
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14,572
Views: 1,696,481
Posted By ctoldie
In the NorthEast, 87, 89, & 91 all with ethanol. ...

In the NorthEast, 87, 89, & 91 all with ethanol.
Only a few places in Connecticut where you can buy fuel without ethanol.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
Like what you have done with your bike. Did you...

Like what you have done with your bike. Did you make the winglets or buy them?

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
I have a Madstadt. Comes with adjustable brackets...

I have a Madstadt. Comes with adjustable brackets with a few choices of windshields. A quality product. Well worth the money.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
They do teach that in MSF class, but I have...

They do teach that in MSF class, but I have always used the key. Too many times I have seen riders use the kill switch and then forget to turn off the key.
Dead battery.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
no.

no.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14,572
Views: 1,696,481
Posted By ctoldie
I would like one.

I would like one.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14,572
Views: 1,696,481
Posted By ctoldie
I had several windshields including cee bailey....

I had several windshields including cee bailey. Save your money and
buy a Madstadt. Call, and they will figure out what size you need based
on your body dimensions and cut it to size for no extra...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11,944
Views: 689,235
Posted By ctoldie
We lived in Acton, Ma at the time, so probably...

We lived in Acton, Ma at the time, so probably not.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11,944
Views: 689,235
Posted By ctoldie
My son had the identical Husky. I couldn't...

My son had the identical Husky. I couldn't believe how much better (faster) he
could ride with this vs. the Japanese enduro bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,836
Posted By ctoldie
If your G650 is not getting at least 70 mpg at 55...

If your G650 is not getting at least 70 mpg at 55 mph, it has a problem. The only time I go below 70 mpg is when on the highway going over 70 mph.
I have a 2009 G650GS with the usual engine...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11,944
Views: 689,235
Posted By ctoldie
You didn't understand what I said (meant): ...

You didn't understand what I said (meant):

I couldn't afford anything like that, but I am not jealous of anyone who does.
To each his own.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11,944
Views: 689,235
Posted By ctoldie
Simply owning a car like that is at least a loud...

Simply owning a car like that is at least a loud whisper of "douchebag" as far as I'm concerned..


I could never come close to owning anything like that, but I am not envious of people who have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 14,572
Views: 1,696,481
Posted By ctoldie
You must be a wildman with that bike!

You must be a wildman with that bike!
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