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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
okay, maybe...maybe...i'll go for a ride... ...

okay, maybe...maybe...i'll go for a ride...

...on a sled down the local "big" hill near my building!

:evil

225pm and it appears to be blowing a bit harder than even an hour ago.

:puke1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-25-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
costco is going to be packed! ymmv be...

costco is going to be packed!

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13,117
Views: 2,572,350
Posted By robfilms
stay strong kenny! many out here are...

stay strong kenny!

many out here are rooting.

:norton

i look forward to the continuing good news and welcome the chance to visit.

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By robfilms
vizlas are good dogs. they love being...

vizlas are good dogs.

they love being outside in the woods.

i have a shelter mutt with a bit of visla and think he is great.

good luck to all concerned.

:clap
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,179
Posted By robfilms
i don't disagree but might suggest another jacket...

i don't disagree but might suggest another jacket for riding in the northeast during june-july-august .

that said, i would further suggest, the idea of one true four season jacket might truly be...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,179
Posted By robfilms
i like jackets, preferably hi-viz jackets. i...

i like jackets, preferably hi-viz jackets.

i have a small selection that i have judicially assembled which means i bought them all used!

:evil

my current favorite is the teknic feeway.
...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By robfilms
bought myself a bell revolver evo on closeout. ...

bought myself a bell revolver evo on closeout.

i wore it several times in the house for nearly 30min and thought it felt fine.

i have never worn a modular helmet, i have always been a full...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13,117
Views: 2,572,350
Posted By robfilms
hang in there, kenny. i/we are rooting. ...

hang in there, kenny.

i/we are rooting.

stay strong.

:clap

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13,117
Views: 2,572,350
Posted By robfilms
prayers and a bit of luck offered towards kenny's...

prayers and a bit of luck offered towards kenny's recovery.

:clap

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-14-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13,117
Views: 2,572,350
Posted By robfilms
bluepill- kenny's situation is indeed a...

bluepill-

kenny's situation is indeed a sobering thought.

your post was right on target.

and i agree, Sergeant Phil Esterhaus said it best.

continued good thoughts aimed at kenny and his...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,952
Posted By robfilms
i recently ordered a exo r410 but returned it. ...

i recently ordered a exo r410 but returned it.

i found the styrofoam to be "creaky".

maybe i just got a dud. it happens.

i have been a fan of the scorpion shape.

i have worn a exo 1000...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 17,191
Posted By robfilms
i have two hi-viz helmets which i rotate along...

i have two hi-viz helmets which i rotate along with my collection of hi-viz jackets.

i would consider white if a particular helmet i was interested in was not available in hi-viz.

atgatt
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13,117
Views: 2,572,350
Posted By robfilms
kenny- offering good thoughts and prayers to...

kenny-

offering good thoughts and prayers to you and your beloved.

stay strong.

you are much needed.

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
terrible news! :huh i have never met...

terrible news!

:huh

i have never met him but kenny also struck me as a decent guy willing to lend a hand and share an opinion.

anyone know what hospital?

wishing him strength and luck.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
took my sunday ride this morning. 19...

took my sunday ride this morning.

19 degrees. brrrr.........

suited up with several layers topped off with a hi-viz teknic freeway (man, i love this jacket!)

i'm riding "le grande orange",...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By robfilms
bell revolver evo helmet-thoughts?

i'm a full face helmet guy.

i wear ear plugs when i ride.

i ride a vee-strom so i'm usually pretty upright.

i do not wear glasses.

i have a oval/long oval noggin.
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,861
Posted By robfilms
for those who actually own this nolan n44, do you...

for those who actually own this nolan n44, do you put the helmet on & off with the chin guard installed?

i have read several reviews stating that it was difficult to put on/off the n44 when in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
i just want to offer a sappy but heartfelt "thank...

i just want to offer a sappy but heartfelt "thank you" to those on this forum.

i rely upon the collective...uhm...wisdom, yeah right, wisdom to assist my nyc-based motorcycle passion.

may...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
as someone who has lived in "riverdale" for the...

as someone who has lived in "riverdale" for the past 25 years, the joke up here is:

"it is riverdale if you own and the bronx if you rent."

har har

:rofl

ymmv
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
i might have met officer murphy. i was on...

i might have met officer murphy.

i was on the henry hudson going south.

10am, tuesday morning, meeting a client on the westside.

just past the gwb merge there is a slight downhill.

i...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-13-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
went yesterday. nice to see so many new...

went yesterday.

nice to see so many new models of cycles.

(so much easier to sit on a new bimmer than having to hassle with going to a dealer)

and also pleased to see some helmet vendors,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-13-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
felt great to finally have a saturday where i can...

felt great to finally have a saturday where i can ride and feel the sun!

who do i need to thank?

:clap

ymmv

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,200
Posted By robfilms
i'm a newb about the ride. please tell me...

i'm a newb about the ride.

please tell me more:

route?

vibe?

meet place?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
i go to check out the new bikes and sit on them...

i go to check out the new bikes and sit on them while pretending i can afford them!

ymmv

as for the nyc area anti-motorcycle vibe...i just don't care.

i do my own thing.

an anti-vibe to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
since the weather is going to be cold & wet for...

since the weather is going to be cold & wet for the next two days, i'm already thinking end of the week, and that means...

...the MOTORCYCLE SHOW @ JAVITZ FRI-SUN!!!

i bought myself a 2 day...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
between work and sadness in my household- ...

between work and sadness in my household-

(yet another death-2x in past 3 weeks :cry)

-i have not been able to go for a ride.

today i managed to suit up and take the v-strom up north for a...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,811
Posted By robfilms
is there any documentation about white helmets...

is there any documentation about white helmets being able to be seen better?

i do wear hi-viz jackets and vests, and really don't care about the fading (i believe slight) or the dirt (which is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
any of you advriders ever take armen's class? ...

any of you advriders ever take armen's class?

:ear

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
darn! not accepting any more folks!!! ...

darn!

not accepting any more folks!!!

:dog

ymmv

be well.
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,749
Posted By robfilms
what cleaner do you use?

i have a 2009 orange dl650 v-strom aka le grande orange.

occasionally, i have this thought that i should be cleaning the wee.

what cleaner do you use for:

windshield?
headlights?
body...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
i want to know more about motorcycle maintenance....

i want to know more about motorcycle maintenance.

i also want to know more about motorcycle electronics.

does anyone teach a course on either?

:norton

thanks in advance.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-12-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
we just miss ya! :evil beautiful sunday...

we just miss ya!

:evil

beautiful sunday morning ride.

i left about 730am and there was a chill in the air. temp read 45 but i was cold.

i thought about plugging in a heated vest i just...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 349,962
Posted By robfilms
i'm still looking at several used 2008-09-10...

i'm still looking at several used 2008-09-10 c14s.

i ride year round here in the northeast.

with my current 2009 dl650/wee-strom, i have already gotten used to hand guards to cut down on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
what did you expect? new york city...

what did you expect?

new york city motorcycle folk can be a pretty fast crowd.

:evil

ymmv

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-05-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
a beautiful day and no ride for me. a...

a beautiful day and no ride for me.

a funeral instead.

a good one is gone.

:cry

cancer sucks!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
back from a two and a half hour jaunt up...

back from a two and a half hour jaunt up westchester county.

good to feel the sun.

(and i'm still very much in love with the ergos on le grande orange wee!)

went with the mesh jacket and a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
finally the sun is out! :clap i have to...

finally the sun is out!

:clap

i have to get me a short ride this morning.

all of this week's gray clouds are an obvious precursor to the upcoming cooler seasons.

:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 349,962
Posted By robfilms
i'm a returning rider after being away 30+yrs. ...

i'm a returning rider after being away 30+yrs.

i have been back about 3yrs and almost 10k miles.

i ride local errands, do some commuting and go out on sunday morning 200 mile rides.

my 1st...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
i'm not sure whether to get a discount one day...

i'm not sure whether to get a discount one day pass or fess up to my wonderful wife and spend two days at the show as i have done the past 4 years.

:huh

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,613
Posted By robfilms
i'm pleased that the re-designed kawa versys 1k...

i'm pleased that the re-designed kawa versys 1k might be finally coming to the u.s. of a!

:clap
...
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