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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
If I read correctly, he didn't have a valid...

If I read correctly, he didn't have a valid insurance registration card. They really can't let anybody ride off without valid proof of insurance.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
If you park on the street you are definitely...

If you park on the street you are definitely going to need one of these:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24664129&highlight=stop+dogs#post24664129
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 11:22 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
I don't know about the fees but my stolen bike...

I don't know about the fees but my stolen bike was held at the precinct for me.
A room with a hundred other bikes, most of them leaning over on one another. I'd pick it up as soon as you can before...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 05:13 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
What he said. I had a bike that I chained up...

What he said.

I had a bike that I chained up to a mailbox. The thieves unbolted the mailbox from the concrete sidewalk and took the bike and chain (nice ABUS stuff). I would never lock a bike to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2015, 01:48 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
With Geico you need to add it to the policy the...

With Geico you need to add it to the policy the day before you pick it up, the policy goes in effect at the next midnight - call at 9AM and insurance goes in effect 15 hours later;call at 8PM and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2015, 04:38 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Fine for a car trunk but big and weighs a ton. ...

Fine for a car trunk but big and weighs a ton.

The one wiseblood posted is 4"x6"x1" and 2lb. The harbor freight is 12"x12"x4" and 14lb.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2015, 06:18 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
I don't know the vstrom but could converting your...

I don't know the vstrom but could converting your lights to LEDs be possible? Measurably lower power consumption.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
No personal income tax but sales tax of 6.0-7.5%...

No personal income tax but sales tax of 6.0-7.5% depending on where you shop in Florida.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 03:22 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
No license. "Licensing: Almost one out of...

No license.

"Licensing: Almost one out of four motorcycle riders (24 percent) who were involved in fatal crashes were riding without a valid license in 2012."

From:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2015, 07:02 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
Mosey is probably drooling and hitting those NJ...

Mosey is probably drooling and hitting those NJ real estate ads about now. :-)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2015, 04:53 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
Cycle Therapy is open Mondays. They are quick...

Cycle Therapy is open Mondays.
They are quick if you don't go during lunchtime.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2015, 05:35 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
You have your own driveway but no hose? :scratch

You have your own driveway but no hose? :scratch
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-02-2015, 09:18 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Ahhh, water expands at it freezes, that is how it...

Ahhh, water expands at it freezes, that is how it cracks the block. Water contracts as it melts.

As said previously, probably just layers of frozen mist - kinda like a protective coating. :nod
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 03:15 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
Not sure of what your question is but current...

Not sure of what your question is but current draw is current draw, if more than 2A is flowing through that device and supplying power to an accessory device whether through 1 battery or 10 batteries...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 10:06 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Would depend on the current draw of your heated...

Would depend on the current draw of your heated gear. Some gloves alone draw 2 amps each (for 48 watts total) which would exceed the capacity of this device.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 11:07 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Oh yeah, that too. :doh Is that unusual...

Oh yeah, that too.
:doh


Is that unusual in Brooklyn?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
OK, I give up. What am I missing? Belt...

OK, I give up. What am I missing?
Belt Parkway, Semi-legal lane change (exiting right from center lane),VN Bridge, Parked NYPD car.....?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
For delivery next July? I'll let someone else...

For delivery next July?
I'll let someone else take the risk that they'll still be in business and in production then.

Cool idea but even if they are in production next summer, I'd wait for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2014, 06:40 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Depends upon when you plan on getting there. ...

Depends upon when you plan on getting there.
Most street parking in the 20's west of 3rd ave is allowed only after 6PM or after 7PM.
East of 3rd, many streets have alternate side parking where you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2014, 01:14 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
When the cops returned my stolen bike last year,...

When the cops returned my stolen bike last year, it had a stolen plate on it - they said just keep it.

If you want it, it's yours.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2014, 01:23 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
I guess so. ...

I guess so.

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/web-MAIN-mourning-over-the-loss-of-my-R75-298x201.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Record setting winds at the airports over the...

Record setting winds at the airports over the weekend. Gusts were 50+ mph.
Mother nature knocked it down.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-01-2014, 04:04 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
Here's the map. Lots of people getting screwed...

Here's the map.
Lots of people getting screwed by traffic/closings tomorrow.

http://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/sites/default/files/TCSNYCM14_Course%20Map.pdf
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 05:14 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
+1 :thumb (though I usually hang back when I...

+1 :thumb
(though I usually hang back when I see 5-0)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2014, 04:31 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Yeah, I just don't understand why people take off...

Yeah, I just don't understand why people take off their plates. More potential trouble than its worth (to me at least).

I had one just like that with the same supertrapp muffler. Nice bike,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Just don't try to bring them through airport...

Just don't try to bring them through airport security.

But seriously, putting a bluetooth receiver, batteries and sensitive electronics in a shoe insole, putting them through the stress of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 10:45 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Great toy for NYC, but I had 2 KTM SMs and a...

Great toy for NYC, but I had 2 KTM SMs and a Yamaha SM stolen (yamaha twice) in the past 5 or 6 years from my nice NYC neighborhood on a block filled with doorman buildings.

If you can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
Seems like your DNS settings got hijacked. ...

Seems like your DNS settings got hijacked.

Easy to change, just depends on your operating system. You can google/yahoo how to do it.

You might want to replace whatever is there with the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
No, parked it right in front of my building....

No, parked it right in front of my building. Doorman saw it at midnight.

Parked it right next to a new FZ-09.
FZ-09 is still there, but I left him a note to be careful.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2014, 12:45 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
stolen bike....again

Went out to get my bike about a half hour ago and it wasn't there.

Location: Upper West Side

Waiting for NYPD to give me the ride around the neighborhood, just in case I forgot where I parked...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
I always just keep a photocopy of registration in...

I always just keep a photocopy of registration in cars,bike and trailer.

I believe the back of the registration says that the face of the document can be photocopied.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
My motorcycle pass came like that. Motorcycles...

My motorcycle pass came like that.
Motorcycles get a (very) small discount on the tolls so I guess that if the PA police see the very visible "M" on your car windshield, they can pull you over.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
No gates at the $10 GWB

No gates at the $10 GWB
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
Did you use motorcycle specific oil?

Did you use motorcycle specific oil?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2014, 05:02 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
+1 Except I stop filtering when I see NYPD...

+1
Except I stop filtering when I see NYPD (real NYPD, not the traffic directing squad) and only filter if the traffic is moving at less than about 15mph. No problems, and I ride a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 04:42 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
If you ever passed a kidney stone, you'd gladly...

If you ever passed a kidney stone, you'd gladly change 100 RZ tires instead. :-)




$75 would be totally worth it, but I don't have a shop that'll do that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2014, 08:49 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
I think Cycle Therapy was quoting around the same...

I think Cycle Therapy was quoting around the same $65 last year when I asked.

It made it worth it to get some good tools and take care of it myself. I was careful and used the rim protectors and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
I doubt that. If they start doing that, they're...

I doubt that.
If they start doing that, they're going to be awfully busy.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By bobbyp
Brilliant solution to a real problem. My light...

Brilliant solution to a real problem.
My light blue fabric chain cover turned green last year.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By bobbyp
Temp plates will work, you'll just need to bring...

Temp plates will work, you'll just need to bring your insurance card.

If your receipt from NC shows you paid NC sales tax, it will be credited back to you when you register at the NYS DMV. If you...
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