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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-04-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By racer187x
Uh...no thanks! We think we've found a place...

Uh...no thanks!

We think we've found a place in East Falls:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By racer187x
Thanks for the tips and PMs! Seems like we'd...

Thanks for the tips and PMs!

Seems like we'd rather live in the suburbs and commute in to the city.

http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/apa/4898997951.html

^^^ something similar to this I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By racer187x
Philly area housing help

Hello NE comrades. Greetings from sunny and warm California!

TL/DR:

Need advice on good neighborhoods. Requirements:

- apartment/town home/condo
- 2+ bedroom
- 1+ bath
- private garage
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By racer187x
TUCKERS, thanks for the tip! My wife and I...

TUCKERS, thanks for the tip!

My wife and I headed out there today to check it out. We had lunch in Randsburg :deal
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 386,833
Posted By racer187x
http://dreynar.smugmug.com/Random-2015/i-H74JGLq/0...

http://dreynar.smugmug.com/Random-2015/i-H74JGLq/0/XL/project%201-XL.jpg

I'm afraid to turn the camera around. There's 4 more bikes crammed into this tiny one car garage!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,163
Posted By racer187x
At the Snake

http://dreynar.smugmug.com/Film/i-f6gSHCx/0/XL/05460002%20%282%29-XL.jpg

Mulholland Highway in the Santa Monica mountains. Was practicing with the film camera and got some good shots of random...
Forum: Europe 01-14-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By racer187x
Thank you guys for the tips! Happy to post up...

Thank you guys for the tips! Happy to post up again to tell how it worked out. Maybe others can use the info too.

Sadly, we didn't find out about the Friends of the Classic Malts until the end at...
Forum: Europe 01-07-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By racer187x
Well....an overdue THANK YOU is in order! 10...

Well....an overdue THANK YOU is in order! 10 December - 19 December

The linked google maps route was followed more or less. We actually ended up doing 947 miles total on the car. We spent two...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-25-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By racer187x
Check out Valley of Fire: ...

Check out Valley of Fire:

http://parks.nv.gov/parks/valley-of-fire-state-park/

It's not too far outside of Vegas.
Forum: Racing 11-21-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 50,396
Posted By racer187x
HAHA! Great story! We helped out...

HAHA! Great story!




We helped out the Mag 7 pit 11 (2 old guys with a tiny roster of supported racers) just west of Vizcaino RM 650-ish. One of the funnier incidents was when we saw a bike...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5,004
Views: 1,868,530
Posted By racer187x
http://dreynar.smugmug.com/Film/i-fGxdLMB/0/X2/011...

http://dreynar.smugmug.com/Film/i-fGxdLMB/0/X2/01150007-X2.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-17-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 759,437
Posted By racer187x
http://dreynar.smugmug.com/Film/i-fGxdLMB/0/X2/011...

http://dreynar.smugmug.com/Film/i-fGxdLMB/0/X2/01150007-X2.jpg


Smugmug link: http://dreynar.smugmug.com/Film/i-fGxdLMB/A
Forum: Racing 11-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 50,396
Posted By racer187x
Wish I had read this before the thread in...

Wish I had read this before the thread in Inmates...

Bananaman: good call on pulling the plug this year. Still, good way to see how the course ends up and prep for next year. Word is that it'll...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 73,963
Posted By racer187x
ms7811646 One more.

ms7811646

One more.
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 73,963
Posted By racer187x
ym7772497

ym7772497
Forum: Racing 10-21-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,280
Posted By racer187x
Google translate has this: I look on Fano is...

Google translate has this:

I look on Fano is fun, fascinating dude

??


We missed the March rally. After we get back from Baja I'll be setting my bike up for rally as it has always...
Forum: Europe 09-26-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By racer187x
Thanks for punting banter to the basement. As for...

Thanks for punting banter to the basement. As for us, we watched the election excited either way. Either we'd be visiting a soon to be new country or we'd be visiting a new (to us) country.
...
Forum: Europe 09-26-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By racer187x
Skye is on the list (see map). We just booked the...

Skye is on the list (see map). We just booked the flight up from Heathrow via Virgin Atlantic. Didn't see seat assignment option but figured they'll assign boarding number 24 hrs in advance.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-04-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 76,854
Posted By racer187x
Any updates on the Guzzi? I've been reading...

Any updates on the Guzzi?

I've been reading your threads. Really appreciate the photography in all of them. Tried out light painting and it's a trip. Thanks again, looking forward to an update.
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,510
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 348,132
Posted By racer187x
Got a "new" carb and freshened it up. This site...

Got a "new" carb and freshened it up. This site is awesome. I was able to source a replacement carb within a couple of hours of posting the WTB ad.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23,556
Views: 3,132,758
Posted By racer187x
http://dreynar.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-r9h3J74/0/L/...

http://dreynar.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-r9h3J74/0/L/DSC_3186-L.jpg (http://dreynar.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-r9h3J74/A)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,004
Views: 1,868,530
Posted By racer187x
http://dreynar.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-r9h3J74/0/L/...

http://dreynar.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-r9h3J74/0/L/DSC_3186-L.jpg (http://dreynar.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-r9h3J74/A)

http://dreynar.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-6FSHrpV/0/L/DSC_3180-L.jpg...
Forum: Racing 08-28-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 44,419
Posted By racer187x
If this is the same Scott Bright I met several...

If this is the same Scott Bright I met several years ago as a parts monkey at a dealership in Salt Lake then you guys have a real winner. Scott is incredibly talented and I look forward to seeing you...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,510
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 348,132
Posted By racer187x
Learned something new! Thanks Marco. Time to take...

Learned something new! Thanks Marco. Time to take another look at my sig line....

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-tools/jis-screwdrivers/

Had always used regular philips on carb...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,510
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 348,132
Posted By racer187x
You got it. Off my '02 XRR project bike. The...

You got it. Off my '02 XRR project bike. The previous owner had over tightened the float bowl screws and they were all starting to strip. I thought, "use that impact driver, it worked great on the...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,510
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 348,132
Posted By racer187x
Note to self:

Don't use a hammer on a carb.

Also, use your brain a little more...

http://dreynar.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-QhMvfpN/0/L/DSC_3156-L.jpg (http://dreynar.smugmug.com/For-sale/i-QhMvfpN/A)
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By racer187x
Depending on the time of day Pedro can be an hour...

Depending on the time of day Pedro can be an hour max from LAX. No traffic, yes 30 mins. Not to mention the +$50 cab ride each way to Pedro from LAX. ~$10/15 to El Segundo/Westchester/Hawthorne worth...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By racer187x
I would offer you space in my garage but I just...

I would offer you space in my garage but I just put the 6th bike in our tiny garage, much to my wife's chagrin...

I've stored my KTM in an Extra Space Storage 5x10 in the past. I had drained the...
Forum: Europe 08-22-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By racer187x
Thanks for the tip. We're gonna have to look at...

Thanks for the tip. We're gonna have to look at that area again as apparently the ferries don't operate in the winter (?) so the A830 route is out and will need to retrace the A87 to the A82.


...
Forum: Europe 08-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By racer187x
I REALLY want to see a taping of Top Gear but I'm...

I REALLY want to see a taping of Top Gear but I'm not sure they film in December and I hear the line to get in is measured in years :cry

It won't be the last time we will visit though so maybe in...
Forum: Europe 08-15-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By racer187x
https://goo.gl/maps/Bx7vR ^^^ such as this

https://goo.gl/maps/Bx7vR

^^^ such as this
Forum: Europe 08-15-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By racer187x
Thanks for the replies gents. I think you're...

Thanks for the replies gents. I think you're right, too broad. Flights up from Heathrow to Edinburgh are only around $160 USD round trip. I like the suggestion to fly up and rent a car once there....
Forum: Europe 08-14-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By racer187x
London -> Scotland

I will be in the UK for the first time December 9th and 10th for some corporate meetings. I've booked return travel back to the US on December 19th and surprised my wife for her birthday by booking...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,048
Posted By racer187x
Your video starts to get wonky at 7:35 with a...

Your video starts to get wonky at 7:35 with a horizontal line that is only present when you're near the line. Thanks for sharing the vid!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,015
Posted By racer187x
My wife and I are interested as well. Price seems...

My wife and I are interested as well. Price seems in line and discounts are icing on the cake! We moved to El Segundo in October. Nice town, probably have seen you around. I ride my VStrom to work in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-10-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 161,631
Posted By racer187x
Great to hear you guys had a good time! Thanks...

Great to hear you guys had a good time! Thanks for the pictures. I got a new shock spring and fork springs on the way next. Hope to get out there before it gets super hot.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-20-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8,361
Views: 8,147,788
Posted By racer187x
http://i1043.photobucket.com/albums/b438/racer187x...

http://i1043.photobucket.com/albums/b438/racer187x/2014%20Rides/DSC_3324_zpsfd2a85d5.jpg (http://s1043.photobucket.com/user/racer187x/media/2014%20Rides/DSC_3324_zpsfd2a85d5.jpg.html)

Death Valley...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 555,902
Posted By racer187x
Death Valley yesterday: ...

Death Valley yesterday:

http://i1043.photobucket.com/albums/b438/racer187x/2014%20Rides/DSC_3321_zps440be182.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 161,631
Posted By racer187x
Wildrose cutoff from Trona Road closed as of...

Wildrose cutoff from Trona Road closed as of 2/19/14. Trona Road itself is gravel about a mile long from about .5 mile before Wildrose cutoff coming from the South. My wife and I rode through there...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 74,086
Posted By racer187x
Yikes, not starting a war here :eek2. Sold the...

Yikes, not starting a war here :eek2. Sold the VTR awhile ago and got a VStrom 1000 (just updated my profile, thanks!). I'm a decent rider, just wondering if I can wrangle to Strom up there. No way...
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