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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) Yesterday, 12:34 PM
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Posted By jdmclemore
Riding the "Hampster" route in New Hampshire last...

Riding the "Hampster" route in New Hampshire last weekend...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8779/17003932957_f6ff2e835d_b.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-20-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By jdmclemore
Worthwhile upgrade for me. Standing on the stock...

Worthwhile upgrade for me. Standing on the stock pegs was difficult - I love how wide and stable these are. And they have a built in bottle opener! 'Nuff said! :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 36,108
Posted By jdmclemore
Hollis to Henniker - 4/19/2015

I had to take advantage of that beautiful day yesterday, so I rode the Hampster from Hollis up to Henniker. Actually, I think I planned on a very short trial, but it was so much fun I just kept...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-18-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By jdmclemore
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8712/17006282430_61...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8712/17006282430_61d0e3a0eb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rUMDh3)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-18-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By jdmclemore
Thanks. I double checked and everything seemed...

Thanks. I double checked and everything seemed lined up correctly, so while it was very very tight, I'm sticking with it.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-18-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By jdmclemore
Unifilter installation...should it be this difficult?

(2014 Standard)

The old paper filter came out easy - the plastic clip that holds it in and their tabs had a little tension on them, but not much. But when I insert the Unifilter, it takes an...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 36,108
Posted By jdmclemore
Getting up to the top of Mt Washington is on my...

Getting up to the top of Mt Washington is on my list for this summer - the southern half of the Hampster seems like the perfect way to avoid pavement coming from Nashua. Thanks Andrew!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,295
Posted By jdmclemore
Aw damn...you lost me at "competent rider".:D ...

Aw damn...you lost me at "competent rider".:D

The videos look like a lot of fun but maybe not on a >500lb pig. Time to buy another bike!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By jdmclemore
This looks fantastic - count me in for all 3...

This looks fantastic - count me in for all 3 legs! Gonna try this on a big bike.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,295
Posted By jdmclemore
Talking I'd love to ride some challenging trails on my...

I'd love to ride some challenging trails on my big bike (KTM Adventure 1190). Need to get this thing dirty!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-09-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By jdmclemore
I'm using the Touratech Expandable tank bag (14 -...

I'm using the Touratech Expandable tank bag (14 - 22L), part 371-5801. I like the size (so far more room than I usually need - never needed to expand), that its shaped to the tank contour, and that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,454
Posted By jdmclemore
Cry Oh no! Just realizing this was cancelled for...

Oh no! Just realizing this was cancelled for 2015. This was hands-down my favorite event last year, so I'm sad to see it go...maybe next year!

Still have last year's route charts though. I think I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
She's beautiful... enjoy!

She's beautiful... enjoy!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-10-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Now THAT'S a sidestand foot! Courtesy of...

Now THAT'S a sidestand foot!

Courtesy of Black Dog Cycle Works...yeah, the paw print is a little hokey, but it does the job nicely.
...
Forum: Vendors 11-02-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 26,965
Posted By jdmclemore
Loving the Bumot panniers so far. Easy on/easy...

Loving the Bumot panniers so far. Easy on/easy off, sturdy, waterproof, and they look great to boot!
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3953/15506907508_6ce1a6446a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pChXmh)Mt...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,825
Posted By jdmclemore
It was great riding with you! A fun ride for the...

It was great riding with you! A fun ride for the big bikes with challenging hero sections... Was a bit worried coming into that hero IV section, but it all turned out well! Unfortunately, the GoPro...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,825
Posted By jdmclemore
I sent in my application yesterday via email...I...

I sent in my application yesterday via email...I guess I'll get confirmation soon.

I have a roll chart holder which I'd be fine using, but I'm interested in the GPS tracks too...Will those be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,217
Posted By jdmclemore
Be careful if you have a big bike on this...

Be careful if you have a big bike on this trail... I went to check out the Rockingham Rec Trail for the first time today. I assume it has to do with the grading going on, but your second...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,825
Posted By jdmclemore
Thanks for the info, that's the impression I got...

Thanks for the info, that's the impression I got from the older videos. I suppose I could ride the BBR both days!?

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-04-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Infrequent having light on on the road, but when...

Infrequent having light on on the road, but when I took it off road, and set MTC and ABS to offroad mode, my TC light was on almost constantly. I'm sure that can be expected.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,825
Posted By jdmclemore
Thanks for this... I like that the levels are...

Thanks for this...
I like that the levels are marked, and for the BBR Hero sections I think I would attempt to tackle up to level III (providing its dry).

For the Trail ride on Sunday, I'm not so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,825
Posted By jdmclemore
About to sign up for this event, but confused on...

About to sign up for this event, but confused on a couple points...

I definitely have a big bike (KTM 1190), so I'll be riding the BBR on Saturday, but do you think there would be any issue riding...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-31-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
I just installed the KTM crash bars and skid...

I just installed the KTM crash bars and skid plate a couple weeks ago in anticipation of an offroad trail event. I put them to good use! She went down in muddy terrain a couple times. I think the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 58,304
Posted By jdmclemore
What an awesome event - my first time venturing...

What an awesome event - my first time venturing offroad since I was a kid. It was great to meet and ride with rdwalker, drstimpy, motormom, and their significant others (How great was the New Boston...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-16-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 188,515
Posted By jdmclemore
Well, 5 minutes after posting this, I think I...

Well, 5 minutes after posting this, I think I fixed it. I went into Settings\Location Services and unchecked the "GPS Satellites (Let apps use GPS to pinpoint your location)" box. Turn-by-turn...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-16-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 188,515
Posted By jdmclemore
Bout to head off on my first long ride with the...

Bout to head off on my first long ride with the Monterra...will mostly be using City Navigator road routing. But as I opened the map, the Monterra sits there "Acquiring Satellites". :huh

I've...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 58,304
Posted By jdmclemore
Thanks - I'll make it 7:30AM. :wink:

Thanks - I'll make it 7:30AM. :wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 58,304
Posted By jdmclemore
I'll probably be getting in late tonight - 9PM or...

I'll probably be getting in late tonight - 9PM or later - and staying at the New Boston Inn. I'm sure I'll see inmates there, but just in case, what's the best time to get to the start in the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Took my first real test ride on the TKC-80s. I...

Took my first real test ride on the TKC-80s. I feel a lot of weird vibrations through the bars... thought I assembled something wrong! I'm guessing it's these aggressive tires giving the bike a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 58,304
Posted By jdmclemore
Looking better.... Maybe a wet ride down...

Looking better....

Maybe a wet ride down Friday evening, but the weekend should be dry!

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh41/jdmclemore/Capture-2.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
One thing I noticed while removing/replacing the...

One thing I noticed while removing/replacing the front wheel (and I went letter for letter by the manual).

That main spindle screw was tough to break free, because the spindle would turn with it....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Ah yes...as I was trying to get the rear wheel...

Ah yes...as I was trying to get the rear wheel back in I remembered that post. Must have been yours.

It was really tight, and took a lot of wiggling, but I *think* what I did was tilt the wheel to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 58,304
Posted By jdmclemore
If you're up for laugh, check out what my weekend...

If you're up for laugh, check out what my weekend was like preparing for the BBA. Essentially, I dropped my bike off the center stand with NO wheels attached. Keep reading, because it has a good...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-13-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Ha... I was thinking the same thing. And why...

Ha... I was thinking the same thing.

And why didn't I lay it over on its side? Thought about it...but was worried I'd have a hard time working on it like that. And I'm completely on my own, no...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-12-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Disaster averted!

For you kids following along at home...here's the result of my buffoonery. It actually ended well!

As I mentioned before, the plan was to rent an engine hoist, get the front wheel on...then wing...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-12-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Oh, that was the plan. When I discovered I...

Oh, that was the plan. When I discovered I couldnt break the bead (at least with the tools I had), I decided to remove both wheels to take them to a shop. That's when my "incident" occurred.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-12-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Update... Wheels and tires are at a shop...

Update...

Wheels and tires are at a shop getting swapped out. I'll let them deal with that piece.

I found a place that rents engine hoists (crane style), so the plan is to hoist up the front...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-12-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Actually, I remember I do have a big hydraulic...

Actually, I remember I do have a big hydraulic floor jack in storage. So that's a possibility... Would definitely need some help though. Maybe I could rent an engine hoist? I'm in an apartment, ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-11-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 819,619
Posted By jdmclemore
Oh no...help!

Oh boy, what did I get myself into....

It was farkle weekend. With the Berkshire Big Adventure Trail Ride coming next weekend, I was hard at work installing the KTM crash bars and the KTM skid...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-09-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 58,304
Posted By jdmclemore
Getting together a packing list for the trip... ...

Getting together a packing list for the trip...

I imagine that it would be a good thing to bring water (something like a Camelbak) onboard? Sounds like its a long day of riding - not sure how many...
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