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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By robert110411
I think you're pretty close to me....

I think you're pretty close to me. I'm just at the Northern edge of Upper Macungie township.

Last year they did all of Chapman's Road through Green Hills with that nonsense. It's OK now but it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By robert110411
How hard will the not paved parts be?

How hard will the unpaved parts be?

My son and I are heading out early. We've both got off road experience but were on stock V-Stroms.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By robert110411
If you're alread willing to go to Coopersburg......

Look at Fast by Ferraci as well. It's about 25 minutes from Coopersburg to Willow Grove.

I've bought some parts from Eurosports. Never dealt with Fast by Ferraci but a few guys I know have....
Forum: Road Warriors 05-21-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,677
Posted By robert110411
Go for it

I have a '12 DL 1000. My son has a '13 DL 650.

He picked his 650 up in September of 2013. It has about 17K miles on it as of last week. He's about 6' and maybe 180 pounds. 200 miles is a short...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By robert110411
Helmets

I went past Hermy's the other day and stopped in. They've got a few small and medium Shoeis that are already discounted and will be blowout priced Saturday.

I'll be heading to State College with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,770
Posted By robert110411
Survived the fire

you survived the big fire?

I was poking around up there last weekend and could smell some smoke, but didn't really see any of the damage. How close was it to you?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,770
Posted By robert110411
Orefield here

I'm in the Orefield area. Just north of 22 and just west of 309. V-Strom 1000 and Electra-Glide.

I'd be up for a day ride so long as it doesn't get too off road.

Hopefully the next bike in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,048
Posted By robert110411
Cars and Coffee

Cars and Coffee is usually a fun morning.

If a group is forming my son and I would probably jump in. We're west of there and on V-Stroms.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-04-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,525
Posted By robert110411
When we first moved to where we are now, my...

When we first moved to where we are now, my wife's work required her to be a short distance away about every other week/weekend.

I commute because my job has the potential to move me with 30...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,525
Posted By robert110411
All the good neighborhoods..............

.................are not in Philadelphia.

I live in the Lehigh Valley (Allentown) and commute to Philadelphia. My drive is an hour to the North East part of Philadelphia. To go all the way down...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-26-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,119
Views: 152,290
Posted By robert110411
Very nice

A very nice example.

I could have stayed there for the whole weekend last year. There was a very nice Maico 501 there as well. The guy who own it was a Helicopter pilot and we used to work in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-21-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,119
Views: 152,290
Posted By robert110411
Was that you

TJ,

as that your IT at Martin's last year?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-21-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,119
Views: 152,290
Posted By robert110411
I'm in Orefield. Have V-Strom 1000 and my son has...

I'm in Orefield. Have V-Strom 1000 and my son has a 650. We don't stray too far off road but we di usually cover 200 or so miles one day out of the weekend when conditions are ok.

Let me know...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By robert110411
How about

How about a new SR-400? Price is a little steeper than I thought it would be. It's pretty simple and can probably handle some highway work as long as you don't lose your mind.

Downside is that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-27-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By robert110411
What this guy said

What this guy said.

What are you riding? The roads following the river between Phillipsburg and Belvidere can be a little broken, but not terrible.

Also, North of 94. Maple Lane and I think...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By robert110411
I was down for the races last month and it looked...

I was down for the races last month and it looked like a pretty good crowd there and didn't look too crazy.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By robert110411
Yup!

As a kid I lived in Fredon. On a dirt road maybe half a mile from the abondoned railroad bed. My father bought me a blue Indian 70 from the dealer in Newton.........and kept the gas can filled.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-08-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4,565
Views: 517,999
Posted By robert110411
Not so much the non-riders, but guys riding...

Not so much the non-riders, but guys riding Sportsters.

I've got an Electra-Glide and a Suzuki V-Strom 1000. A few times now I've had guys on Sportsters ask me when I'm trading my V-Strom in for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 804,987
Posted By robert110411
I have a '12 1000. Ear plugs ALL the time. ...

I have a '12 1000. Ear plugs ALL the time.

When I ride without them I'm convinced my bike is about to self destruct every second. With them all I get is a mellow exhaust note and the sound of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By robert110411
But Rocky Mountain......

But Rocky Mountain would just ship you parts. Berger's has a brick and mortar shop to support.

You'd really need to look at how many hours and what the total parts cost was.

In the other...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By robert110411
What that guy said

What mheitman said. Local shop run by regular guys who aren't full of shit. Have not ever had one single negative experience.

Don't know if $2800 is too much.....how much were all the parts?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By robert110411
When I was a kid.....

When I had just turned 16 my family lived in a neighborhood of relatively new homes......and it was full of kids between 2 and 12 years old.

A guy moved in next door an was there maybe a month....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By robert110411
What he said

What he said. Burger's in Three Bridges has been there FOREVER and I've never heard anything bad about them. It's one of those old school motorcycle shops from before they all became fancy showrooms.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By robert110411
Nope

"What is the meaning of this term "box in?" That's a euphemism and it's sad that the police let the van driver get away with it. It sounds like the van driver was trying to run over the guy on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By robert110411
Once the Beating starts..........

I've said this before, and I'll say it again. Once the beating starts, all bets are off. I don't care why/if/how the van driver was a jackass. I don't care why/if/how the guys on the bikes were...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By robert110411
damn it...........

I make the drill schedule......and I scheduled a drill for this weekend and a PT test for the 27th.

I need to do a better job of balancing this this whole "Duty, Honor, Country" thing with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7,739
Views: 512,200
Posted By robert110411
I was going to say

Schick,

I was going to say that R&D powersports in Palmerton PA has a 2012 DL 1000 sitting on the floor for around $8400.....it's new with zero Miles.

That 2012 650 with the bags for $7K? Is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By robert110411
Sr400?

A whole day has gone by and no chatter about the Yamaha SR 400 coming to the U.S. Market?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,565
Views: 517,999
Posted By robert110411
H-D has always had a entry level bike problem

H-D has always had an entry level bike problem. For a while the Sportsters weren't terrible. Then they went down the most recent redesign path and made them pretty much the bike you would buy for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,534
Posted By robert110411
What's missing

I think what's missing is something that may be harder to organize. the whole motorcycling population from Enduro and Hare Scramble riders to Dual Sport riders to just plain weekend street and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,534
Posted By robert110411
it will take more than just calls

Hate to say it, but the call campaign will only hold up for so long. After that it will taper off. Not only that, but for every coherent, articulate caller? There will be one babbling idiot who...
Forum: Face Plant 03-10-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,683
Posted By robert110411
I'm 48, I eat and have eaten junk most of...

I'm 48,

I eat and have eaten junk most of my life. I've reeled it in some since I don't work as hard physically as I used to, but far from what most would consider healthy.

I usually have a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By robert110411
I was ................

I was in Cycle Gear Friday and bought a new jacket. I've bought a few pairs of boots and a handful of jackets from them. Some gloves too.

For hard parts I use R&D in Palmerton for my V-Strom and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,188
Posted By robert110411
The road we usually use is Riverton Rd. it turns...

The road we usually use is Riverton Rd. it turns off right before the bridge into Belvidere and you make a right on River Road which eventually runs right under the bridge between Portland and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-22-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,188
Posted By robert110411
AN alternative to 611.....

If you head to the Bridge at Belvidere there is a road to the left immediately before the bridge just past a hotel/bar kind of place. If you take the laft it drops right down along the river and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-20-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,188
Posted By robert110411
If you're going to bother to...............

...............ride thru the water gap area? Might as well make it worth it. Ride out past Langhorn and hop off the highway at Washington's crossing. Ride the PA side of the Delaware at least as far...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,391
Posted By robert110411
"Damn fellas. That sucks. Thanks for contributing...

"Damn fellas. That sucks. Thanks for contributing the $10 for the rest of us to be able to see the film. Looks Like I may be in the same boat.. Its Now almost 6 and I'm stuck at work!!!!"


Due...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-12-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,391
Posted By robert110411
Looks like I'm out!

Looks like I'm out,

As of 121800FEB14 we've been directed to activate our Emergency Operation Center and stand by for the snow storm to end all snow storms.

Left the tickets on Kitchen...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,391
Posted By robert110411
I logged on

I'm out of town today but had set my alarm for 3:30 to remind me to check.....and when I logged on it was at 69.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,391
Posted By robert110411
11 Is pretty damn close...............

and I'm not above buying an extra 2 or 3 if that's what it takes. If we get a little closer..........................
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