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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 248,983
Posted By alcontrast
No one told me there was a bad month to ride...

No one told me there was a bad month to ride through Colorado outside of straight up Winter.. But then again I don't think I would have accepted "Early Summer through late Summer" as a legit answer...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 25,052
Posted By alcontrast
I've apparently been off the grid the past month!...

I've apparently been off the grid the past month! I somewhat recently saw ADVRichs's photo filled post but I guess I didn't scroll back much earlier. If there's still an open spot on the Dirty...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By alcontrast
It may be at the long side of your travel range...

It may be at the long side of your travel range (depending on traffic) but Green Falls campground in Voluntown CT is a decent little state run camp ground. There's a pond with a sand beach and the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 83,545
Posted By alcontrast
Kickstands up at 9am, Sunday now? I...

Kickstands up at 9am, Sunday now?

I was looking forward to the 10am departure, if I make it out there at all! Sunday would be my first "trail ride" of 2014; other than a few sections of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 48,175
Posted By alcontrast
I may be in for next week. But why the hate on...

I may be in for next week. But why the hate on Eli's Rob? Worried about that Jalapeno Popper Roulette?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11,941
Views: 688,784
Posted By alcontrast
Sorry I didn't see this earlier.. I would have...

Sorry I didn't see this earlier.. I would have stopped by for a visit. If you didn't check out the waterfall across the street from the campground last time you were out here you should take a walk...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 83,545
Posted By alcontrast
I assume that's the plate for your new 2-Stroke...

I assume that's the plate for your new 2-Stroke Beta. I was just looking at vanity plates here in CT and apparently this one is available but I'm not sure if it would get through the registration...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 83,545
Posted By alcontrast
What sort of food truck?

What sort of food truck?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 248,983
Posted By alcontrast
Well; I'm willing to ride most of the southern...

Well; I'm willing to ride most of the southern loop at pachaug on my pig of an F650gs; or I could lead a challenging ride in my area of CT, or I could follow Jerry on a route in his area.. Now...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 248,983
Posted By alcontrast
wow... nearly a MONTH between posts... This...

wow... nearly a MONTH between posts...

This thread has been slow recently. What would Mr. T 10 times over think???
What I think is that we need to get a big bike drop-o-rama ride going one of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 83,545
Posted By alcontrast
yeah, lets see more of the new woods weapon you...

yeah, lets see more of the new woods weapon you have there HappySeal!!!

I may be up for some put putt-ing around Sunday but I only rode my DRZ once so far in 2014 and it was a 15 minute road...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 25,052
Posted By alcontrast
I know GroManBuy can power wheelie the bike in...

I know GroManBuy can power wheelie the bike in more than a couple of gears but in that photo it sort of looks like he has the front end a few inches in the air purely by working with the powers of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 25,052
Posted By alcontrast
Heres some more photos. Early into the weekend I...

Heres some more photos. Early into the weekend I managed to change the image size setting on my camera from 5184 x 3456 pixels + RAW down to just 1995 cell phone camera.. I ALWAYS leave it on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 25,052
Posted By alcontrast
there's a lot of animals in those woods...

there's a lot of animals in those woods...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 25,052
Posted By alcontrast
nice weekend with beautiful weather; although I...

nice weekend with beautiful weather; although I know that I was a bit over-dressed and probably not the only one... The Klim tuxedos get warm in the summer...



That campground was a great...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11,941
Views: 688,784
Posted By alcontrast
I bet that '14 LC4 is sweet! Casey was on a 690...

I bet that '14 LC4 is sweet! Casey was on a 690 as well but I don't know what year it was.. I think the three of us riding with him were a bit jealous of the small bike handling it had compared to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 25,052
Posted By alcontrast
A little blood curdling isn't bad. if it's in...

A little blood curdling isn't bad. if it's in moderation of course...

I'm still hoping to head up for the REDNEK ride this year but it's been a busy month or two for me and I haven't been able to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 48,175
Posted By alcontrast
this may be out of the way for most of you but...

this may be out of the way for most of you but I'll probably be stopping in for a while after work tomorrow...
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 73,899
Posted By alcontrast
Damn.. That's a serious mud hole for a big bike! ...

Damn.. That's a serious mud hole for a big bike! How many 650cc+ bikes were there on the non-Explorer Edition of the RR this year?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 48,175
Posted By alcontrast
we rarely see that sort of decisiveness in this...

we rarely see that sort of decisiveness in this thread. It looks like we have a new Decider here! nice!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 48,175
Posted By alcontrast
I'm usually in for Eli Canons. Most of the...

I'm usually in for Eli Canons.

Most of the time I can do 6-7 pm.. earlier than 6 is unlikely. Even 7 is tough sometimes since I am often working in RI til 5:30 or so.. But if I can I try to come...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 73,899
Posted By alcontrast
I had a great time out there. I had one little...

I had a great time out there. I had one little drop the first day and while it didn't seem like any sort of big deal at all I ended up with a cracked windscreen and apparently I broke off a large...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 248,983
Posted By alcontrast
I'm bummed I missed the BBA this weekend but I...

I'm bummed I missed the BBA this weekend but I used my limited free time to get my bike sorted out for the Roaming Rally.



why are you carrying more than one cot??
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 73,899
Posted By alcontrast
I missed the Berkshires Big Adventure this...

I missed the Berkshires Big Adventure this weekend but I sorted out my bike for the RREE.. Oil change, valve check, new rear tire, fixed rear turn signal, mounted the hard panniers again and a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 73,899
Posted By alcontrast
so now that the RREX route is confirmed and the...

so now that the RREX route is confirmed and the gpx file is OUT what is the longest expected distance between gas stops? I perused the gpx file and the pdf file for a little bit this evening but I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 83,545
Posted By alcontrast
incoming PM in regards to the helmet bag..

incoming PM in regards to the helmet bag..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 83,545
Posted By alcontrast
That does indeed look like a nice ride. Sorry I...

That does indeed look like a nice ride. Sorry I missed it! I don't know if the photo below is the "hill climb" that was previously mentioned but I recall dropping my F650 on the left side option...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11,941
Views: 688,784
Posted By alcontrast
boom! haha or perhaps... "...twas...

boom! haha

or perhaps...

"...twas clean till the start, then he said "Fuck It!"
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 39,107
Posted By alcontrast
cnr

Image 1) I've seen some people ride a KLR in rough conditions but no one does it with more style than GuyManBro..

2) Brazen is quite the woman and that new 650 Husky is a lovely thing as well. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 39,107
Posted By alcontrast
As always it was a great time seeing the regulars...

As always it was a great time seeing the regulars and meeting some new campers n riders. Perfect weather, no insects, great riding, and a ton of food and drink to be had. Thanks to everyone that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-18-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 39,107
Posted By alcontrast
http://a.fod4.com/images/user_photos/1201383/35fc7...

http://a.fod4.com/images/user_photos/1201383/35fc7d8e40ebb741cfd60487c7d83208_width_600x.jpg http://a.fod4.com/images/user_photos/1201381/388a35f07bf6bad5fc9599201f848308_width_600x.jpg

I have a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 39,107
Posted By alcontrast
I'll take a shirt RhodeTrip / Matpoc.. Large...

I'll take a shirt RhodeTrip / Matpoc.. Large would be the size.. Looks good!


Alex, Boinoodle.. Where are you thinking of riding? I may head out for a bit of a jaunt on Sunday..
And...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 39,107
Posted By alcontrast
that pic is of the "Green Falls Water Crossing"...

that pic is of the "Green Falls Water Crossing" and most people (myself certainly included) seem to skip it but the trails leading into and out of it are great so if you want to go for it I'd suggest...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-27-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 39,107
Posted By alcontrast
Redbeard needs the clean white boots to drive...

Redbeard needs the clean white boots to drive those expensive cars of his...
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-27-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 39,107
Posted By alcontrast
This "douche" thing has more staying power than...

This "douche" thing has more staying power than the photoshopped images of Capt Redbeard and his dancing boots! I wonder where it started? heheh


as for coffee. I drink some coffee but I'm not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 248,983
Posted By alcontrast
sort like the May 2012 Devils Hopyard...

sort like the May 2012 Devils Hopyard Camp-n-ride..

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There was a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 39,107
Posted By alcontrast
Alex.. The scenery in Pachaug may not be as nice...

Alex.. The scenery in Pachaug may not be as nice as in Chile but based on those photos you'll fit right in with our crew! Earlier tonight I put up a revival post in the "Big Bike Drop-o-Rama" thread...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 248,983
Posted By alcontrast
Matt (MRT10X) may have moved West but we should...

Matt (MRT10X) may have moved West but we should keep this thread going in his honor! Sup Matt! I'm sure you're following still!

It's been quiet in here since October 2013 but the snow has mostly...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 83,545
Posted By alcontrast
haha.. damn Tom! I heard the story about the...

haha.. damn Tom! I heard the story about the neck injury but I didn't realize it was that bad before seeing the re-enactment.. Glad you healed up and are back on the bike! That was harrowing!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 417,731
Posted By alcontrast
Damn Paul!!! If I didn't need a new car so bad...

Damn Paul!!! If I didn't need a new car so bad I would be considering buying the beta.. Hell, I'm sort of considering it anyway. :wink: Afterall I could probably just finance a new car with 0 down...
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