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Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 08:47 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Thanks, Vagabondmatt, that's what I envisioned...

Thanks, Vagabondmatt, that's what I envisioned from your previous description. Winter project!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 47,110
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Posted By jimmr
Thanks! I'll try that, once the bike gets closer...

Thanks! I'll try that, once the bike gets closer to the garage door than the snowblower:cry.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-26-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 434,152
Posted By jimmr
That ride report was last Winter's Cabin Fever...

That ride report was last Winter's Cabin Fever Fodder - what'll I read this Winter?
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 06:42 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Just checked on the bike, I had it right:wings!

Just checked on the bike, I had it right:wings!
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 08:08 AM
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Posted By jimmr
I'll have to double-check with my notes at home...

I'll have to double-check with my notes at home (:blush) but I think it's use SELECT2 to get to the odometer, then press and hold SELECT2 until the speedometer changes from MPH to KPH (or vice...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 05:59 AM
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Posted By jimmr
Re: speedo correction

The OEM display can switch between miles and kilometers, I keep doing it accidentally when resetting the trip odometer with my gloves on after filling up.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28,074
Views: 2,362,552
Posted By jimmr
Great job:clap:clap. When I started making a...

Great job:clap:clap.

When I started making a map for the NY Metro Dirt Tag-O-Rama a while ago I used Google's Maps Engine Lite, which does let you put arbitrary markers on the map, but that's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 02:35 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Since I wrote this (13T/47T gearing and T63 front...

Since I wrote this (13T/47T gearing and T63 front and rear):

I've put a SpeedoDRD in, it's a quick and easy job. I made an initial guess at the setting knowing what percentage off the OEM speedo...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-21-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28,074
Views: 2,362,552
Posted By jimmr
Yes, that's a nice one. Pity a lot of the other...

Yes, that's a nice one. Pity a lot of the other roads in there are private.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 08:52 AM
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Posted By jimmr
I'm not really interested in the fairing, but got...

I'm not really interested in the fairing, but got to say I've always liked the retro white and red look.
Do graphics stick to plastic tanks like the Safari OK? Just wondering...:hmmmmm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 04:40 PM
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Posted By jimmr
You could search for "inline dimmer 4a" on Amazon...

You could search for "inline dimmer 4a" on Amazon and see what pops up...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 03:21 PM
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Views: 434,152
Posted By jimmr
I've never skied. Earlier this week a work...

I've never skied. Earlier this week a work colleague I did projects with in the past came to see me, I hadn't seen him in a while. Reason - last March he had a skiing accident and spent until the end...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By jimmr
Ultimate destination ride-World Trials...

Ultimate destination ride-World Trials Championship 7/25 & 7/26 in RI
Thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1036879
Site: http://www.wtc2015usa.com/

Northeast 24 Hour Challenge...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 06:42 AM
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Views: 434,152
Posted By jimmr
I bought one of those last month, haven't used it...

I bought one of those last month, haven't used it in anger yet, though.

It's been suggested to me in the past to put a date sticker on a new battery so you have some idea if it's getting past its...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-14-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28,074
Views: 2,362,552
Posted By jimmr
My plan for being New Exalted Ruler was going so...

My plan for being New Exalted Ruler was going so well. It consisted of, whenever questions come up, keep the hands off the keyboard, and eventually RedPower will pipe up, talk common sense, and I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 47,110
Views: 9,558,411
Posted By jimmr
Thanks! I thought finding a used Trailer-in-a-Bag...

Thanks! I thought finding a used Trailer-in-a-Bag would be my only option (no longer available due to the owner dying unexpectedly), but that looks better anyway.

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Yep, that's my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 10:47 AM
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Views: 9,558,411
Posted By jimmr
Thanks! It's always comforting to know it's not...

Thanks! It's always comforting to know it's not just me. I think I understand your description (though a pic always helps). Something for me to experiment with before a possible ride at the weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 47,110
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Posted By jimmr
Me picking up my '08 last May after a 350 mile...

Me picking up my '08 last May after a 350 mile drive up to Vermont, it's a VW Tiguan, about the same size as a CRV:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By jimmr
Dates confirmed in this post...

Dates confirmed in this post (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25872926&postcount=87).
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By jimmr
Roaming Rally 2015 May 29-31 ...

Roaming Rally 2015
May 29-31
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1024720

Keep up the good work, Lee:thumb.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 47,110
Views: 9,558,411
Posted By jimmr
I bought a Moose Racing Motorcycle Handwarmer Kit...

I bought a Moose Racing Motorcycle Handwarmer Kit (http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/25420/i/moose-racing-motorcycle-handwarmer-kit?WT.ac=SLIsearch), which go under whatever grips you prefer; they...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 05:17 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Re: Bike Lift

I bought an MSR Pro Lift Stand (http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/28665/i/msr-pro-lift-stand?WT.ac=SLIsearch) in blue. Works for me, YMMV.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 47,110
Views: 9,558,411
Posted By jimmr
Agreed. Heated grips on their own (even with...

Agreed. Heated grips on their own (even with these windbreakers) won't do it, and I've never been happy with the protection and/or dexterity offered by heated gloves (and the faffing around with the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 47,110
Views: 9,558,411
Posted By jimmr
I have the elephant ears too, on top of the HDB...

I have the elephant ears too, on top of the HDB handguards. Setting off for the annual Isle of Man(hattan) 2015 edition ride on Jan 1, 14F at this point:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-06-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By jimmr
The Curly Fern Enduro in Shamong, NJ is on March...

The Curly Fern Enduro in Shamong, NJ is on March 22, 2015
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1035264
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-05-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28,074
Views: 2,362,552
Posted By jimmr
Retag?

#2305? (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23760313&postcount=25715)
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/24/uzuvenun.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-04-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 434,152
Posted By jimmr
Watched the Animal Planet programme about Bigfoot...

Watched the Animal Planet programme about Bigfoot in Sussex County tonight - don't know how you can live there with so much documented and verified "activity", you must be kept awake every night with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,243
Posted By jimmr
They are remarkably quick and easy to install,...

They are remarkably quick and easy to install, and stable, on both the bikes I have (2005 F650GS with Barkbusters, 2008 WR250R with HDB handguards). They help, but you still need heated grips or...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,243
Posted By jimmr
Why does that Klim jacket always make me look fat...

Why does that Klim jacket always make me look fat in pictures?:lol3

Started off at 14, positively balmy standing aorund in the sunshine in the city. Nice to see some old faces and put new faces...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 28,074
Views: 2,362,552
Posted By jimmr
+1 to all that. Hope we all bump into each other...

+1 to all that. Hope we all bump into each other more this year (on our WRRs!).
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2014, 10:20 PM
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Views: 434,152
Posted By jimmr
Happy New Year

A guid New Year and mony may ye see, as they say back home.:clap:freaky:clap

Oh, and ride safe!:thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By jimmr
Movie presentation of On Any Sunday: The Next...

Movie presentation of On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter, Rockaway NJ, January 8.
Link to tickets: https://www.tugg.com/events/12519
Thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1030400
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 47,110
Views: 9,558,411
Posted By jimmr
Hey, don't be hard on him, it takes me that long...

Hey, don't be hard on him, it takes me that long to get the seat off:lol3!

A good New Year to you all!:clap:freaky:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-30-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 434,152
Posted By jimmr
Re: Isle of Mahattan....

Dunno. I didn't really enjoy it the last time, seemed to turn into a bit of a race. I'm not doing anything else but I only have the WRR or Vespa, and the Vespa doesn't have the juice for electrics;...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-30-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By jimmr
I'll help you get started. I got an email...

I'll help you get started.

I got an email flyer from Cross Country in Metuchen today, available here...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,483
Views: 296,892
Posted By jimmr
This may have been answered already in the...

This may have been answered already in the thread, as part of the recurring discussion about gearing (before anyone had taken delivery; someone who has taken delivery may be able to give a definitive...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-29-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28,074
Views: 2,362,552
Posted By jimmr
Bruced!! Bruced!!

There was a grumpy man exercising a horse in the paddock, he said at least three bikes had stopped there today. This was the best I could do without hanging around:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-28-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 434,152
Posted By jimmr
Didn't see it. Did they mention other counties?...

Didn't see it. Did they mention other counties? There's a list here ( http://www.bfro.net/GDB/state_listing.asp?state=nj). This is a conspiracy too:hide
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 47,110
Views: 9,558,411
Posted By jimmr
You could look at the part numbers on the two...

You could look at the part numbers on the two bikes, somewhere like here (http://www.partspitstop.com/oemparts/#/l/yam/500461aef8700209bc7954ec/2008-wr250r-wr25rxl-parts), that might tell you.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-26-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28,074
Views: 2,362,552
Posted By jimmr
The first method for estimating the intelligence...

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Great job, RedPower, keep up the good work!:queenie.
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