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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 09:55 AM
Replies: 47,604
Views: 2,920,781
Posted By loph917
why would he sell the SE? you can put passenger...

why would he sell the SE? you can put passenger pegs on it. in fact, i have an extra set if he needs 'em.

sorry to burst your SE acquisition bubble! :deal

:wave
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 47,604
Views: 2,920,781
Posted By loph917
the seller of that baja is knobbiethrower (to...

the seller of that baja is knobbiethrower (to state the obvious). bike is pretty much guaranteed to be in excellent shape and well cared for. you could do a lot worse. and it's close, in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-24-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25,506
Views: 1,792,395
Posted By loph917
lithium batteries..,having owned a couple here's...

lithium batteries..,having owned a couple here's my real skinny.

- the marketed ratings are undersized for largish bikes with bigger electrical loads
- they require a 'warm' up period when it's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25,506
Views: 1,792,395
Posted By loph917
20k? An LC8 is barely broken in.

20k? An LC8 is barely broken in.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 147,295
Posted By loph917
digging through the archives and what do i find? ...

digging through the archives and what do i find?
http://loph917.smugmug.com/Vacations/Indian-Lake-2013/i-7s6tfFX/0/L/IMG_3425-L.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 47,604
Views: 2,920,781
Posted By loph917
i didn't even wash my bikes before putting them...

i didn't even wash my bikes before putting them away for the winter.

rode hard.
put away wet.

:eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13,949
Views: 2,628,883
Posted By loph917
i have a friend who is paralyzed and actually has...

i have a friend who is paralyzed and actually has one of those. he's in NJ. uses it to go deer hunting. it's pretty cool.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 47,604
Views: 2,920,781
Posted By loph917
i believe that is rburkat. in the ride reports...

i believe that is rburkat. in the ride reports section you'll find ride reports from the WANs (bigwan & littlewan) as well as OSO LOCO go _____. recommended reading for those who like to enjoy...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,308
Posted By loph917
that is rburkat. he's a "legend" along with his...

that is rburkat. he's a "legend" along with his OSO brethren when it comes to riding LC8s off-road. read any ride report with the title OSO... in it and be entertained for hours and possibly days.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,308
Posted By loph917
resources posted to your request for help post. ...

resources posted to your request for help post. indirect help from me at best but you are not alone in this particular situation; it has happened before. just do NOT break the cam bridge. don't do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By loph917
i can't help you with the 990 engine tilt - it's...

i can't help you with the 990 engine tilt - it's inferior^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hdifferent to^H^Hthan a 950SE.

in regards to the valve job love...

i'm sure you've searched...but in case you haven't.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,308
Posted By loph917
tkcs suck. period. they sucked on the f800gs. ...

tkcs suck. period. they sucked on the f800gs. i never bothered to even try them on a machine as capable as the lc8.

check out the irc tr8 for the front. i like it a lot on the SE.

the big...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By loph917
google chrome mobile doesn't have a 'home' page...

google chrome mobile doesn't have a 'home' page per se; the default start page is a search page. you can set which search engine you want to use.

start chrome.
click on the three vertical dots...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13,949
Views: 2,628,883
Posted By loph917
950s suck. heavy. slow to make power. can't turn...

950s suck. heavy. slow to make power. can't turn for shit.

how can you guys ride such crap machines .
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25,506
Views: 1,792,395
Posted By loph917
just a word of advice - that usb connector will...

just a word of advice - that usb connector will corrode with time. it doesn't need to get "wet" per se, the moisture in the air will be enough with time. i'd suggest a little dielectric or silicon...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13,949
Views: 2,628,883
Posted By loph917
oh you of course are right on all counts! :bow ...

oh you of course are right on all counts! :bow because you've ridden with me so much! and can recall all the spectacular hits on roots, rocks and logs.

anyway, i'll work on leveling up.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13,949
Views: 2,628,883
Posted By loph917
actually yes. the vast majority of components...

actually yes. the vast majority of components bolted onto (dirty) bikes (i can't speak for ba directly but i can for me) are completely necessary.

. skid plate - increased protection for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13,949
Views: 2,628,883
Posted By loph917
assumed? was? why do you use extraneous...

assumed?

was?

why do you use extraneous words?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 47,604
Views: 2,920,781
Posted By loph917
that is purrrrty. that's a bike fit for...

that is purrrrty. that's a bike fit for kaw4life, being the S model and all. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,308
Posted By loph917
it is. i was riding the PDR with brazen and...

it is. i was riding the PDR with brazen and half-way through it the bike started runnin' funny. so the next morning i beat feet from VT to the boatman shop. he was in VA so he was playing the part...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25,506
Views: 1,792,395
Posted By loph917
rescinded. redacted would mean a whole...

rescinded.

redacted would mean a whole different thing. :deal

:hide
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,308
Posted By loph917
valves are so easy even /I/ can do 'em! :rofl ...

valves are so easy even /I/ can do 'em! :rofl

http://loph917.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SuperEnduro/i-3gJ4Xtd/0/XL/CameraZOOM-20140831205917253-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6,171
Views: 796,526
Posted By loph917
on the SE i'm lucky if a motoz lasts 3-5000 miles...

on the SE i'm lucky if a motoz lasts 3-5000 miles depending upon conditions. if the dirt/sand == not terribly rocky i think it'll hold up well. 1000 kms of pavement will get them scuffed in nicely...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,308
Posted By loph917
you know he's feeling better when a duck makes an...

you know he's feeling better when a duck makes an appearance.
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Jfdq4w6/0/XL/i-Jfdq4w6-XL.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 74,119
Posted By loph917
oh don't kid! we normally carry a reg/rect and a...

oh don't kid! we normally carry a reg/rect and a fuel pump when we know we are going way off the beaten path. i think i might have the northeast SE sorted now. the only other thing is the water...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 74,119
Posted By loph917
a better idea is to actually simulate a...

a better idea is to actually simulate a breakdown. spend the night in the woods. of course i'm not sure the piney-poopers would like that but that would simulate "adventure" riding way better.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25,506
Views: 1,792,395
Posted By loph917
hamentashen! get drunk! my favorite holiday.

hamentashen! get drunk! my favorite holiday.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,628
Posted By loph917
there can be only one

http://loph917.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bkrdrnr2014/i-mFgMxvN/0/L/P8241958-L.jpg
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-05-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,171
Views: 78,398
Posted By loph917
with all this compartmentalization i feel like i...

with all this compartmentalization i feel like i might need a special permit or something to show up? where can i get a multipass that allows both dirt and street admission?
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25,506
Views: 1,792,395
Posted By loph917
maybe consider these as well (about 50% the price...

maybe consider these as well (about 50% the price and same materials) http://www.formosacovers.com/hw400-lock.html

my bikes are out in the elements all year round with these on them and they do...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6,171
Views: 796,526
Posted By loph917
for what it's worth the tr8 is my go to tire for...

for what it's worth the tr8 is my go to tire for the 950se.
motoz desert ht for the rear. run it on the rear of the girl's terra as well.

but tires are so subjective. like oil!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 525,133
Posted By loph917
my budget does not allow for $5k non-titled not...

my budget does not allow for $5k non-titled not easily street-able bikes unfortunately. but that does look like a fine model of a nicely tricked out cr500. if i was a motocross-er that might be fun.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 525,133
Posted By loph917
my list of entry level bike: 950se. xr650r. ...

my list of entry level bike:
950se.
xr650r.
cr500.

it was the price that had me going hrmmm...do i need 2? I figure here in the city the kickstart would be somewhat a deterrent but it's so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13,949
Views: 2,628,883
Posted By loph917
ready for that beer? :freaky

ready for that beer? :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10,714
Views: 702,832
Posted By loph917
sw7 conversion in progress (airbox elimination)? ...

sw7 conversion in progress (airbox elimination)? maybe some keihin fcr41 carbs?

you know, these:
http://www.cosentinoengineering.com/P1010513.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 972,619
Posted By loph917
i don't have very much in the way if picturesque...

i don't have very much in the way if picturesque either - these pale in comparison to some of the other 'berg riders....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,306
Posted By loph917
good stuff for both but the star of this show is...

good stuff for both but the star of this show is 'the loop' which for most folks is best enjoyed on your, to use robs words, "skinny bike". no doubt you could muscle the 990 around it but the 501 is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 525,133
Posted By loph917
must resist. must. not. no.

must resist.
must.
not.
no.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,306
Posted By loph917
i've let brazen13 know that this event is coming...

i've let brazen13 know that this event is coming up (she had a fantastic time last year). i know mar/apr are busy for her (not so much for me) so we'll see (translated: fence sitters). if she is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13,949
Views: 2,628,883
Posted By loph917
uh oh look who is up and around ...

uh oh look who is up and around
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-4w4Gtjp/0/XL/i-4w4Gtjp-XL.jpg
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