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Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2013, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Mcfaite
Thanks!

This is a fantastically engaging photo set - I really enjoyed it. Thanks for writing it up!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
I'm not sure why it's not working for all of...

I'm not sure why it's not working for all of these other guys, but I leave mine in the top of my tank bag (the clear map top section) and it always works for me.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-05-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Sad news - RIP Jacknyc. J.

Sad news - RIP Jacknyc.

J.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-01-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
When the Ear was built in 1817, it was on the...

When the Ear was built in 1817, it was on the river bank. Everything to the west of the Ear is landfill.

I hope everyone made it through ok. I know a couple of people who completely lost their...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Sad and sobering news about Eddie - my thoughts...

Sad and sobering news about Eddie - my thoughts are with his family and friends. It's heartbreaking to know this happened in the middle of a ride that he was so excited to do.

RIP
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2012, 08:58 AM
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Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Welcome to the neighborhood. Not sure if you're...

Welcome to the neighborhood. Not sure if you're planning to park on street or in a lot - the lot on Suffolk and Grand St. has m/c spaces for $150 or $175/mo. (depending on how charming you are, I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Heads up

QUOTE=hsilman;18816373]so...

I have been riding for 6 years, never a flat tire. Now, 2 nails in the rear tire in under 1k miles/3 months.

completely ridiculous.[/QUOTE][/QUOTE]



This...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,249
Posted By Mcfaite
Thanks for sharing! My great-great...

Thanks for sharing!

My great-great grandparents had a farm in Picton, Ont (about an hour from you), and a friend and I rode up last summer from NYC to visit (we did it in two days - one up, one...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
I was wondering if that was any of you guys...

I was wondering if that was any of you guys...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Damn. That's cold. Sometimes I consider...

Damn. That's cold.

Sometimes I consider saving some hard-earned money by parking on the street. Thanks for reminding me why I shouldn't do that.

Glad you were able to ID the van - super lucky...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23,374
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Posted By Mcfaite
So there are at least two assholes in the...

So there are at least two assholes in the neighborhood...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Just out of curiosity - is it this guy?:...

Just out of curiosity - is it this guy?: http://eastvillage.thelocal.nytimes.com/2011/10/13/a-private-bike-rack-on-east-fourth/...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Yeah... I guess I just don't let that stuff...

Yeah... I guess I just don't let that stuff bother me too much. I do hate the fucking bus, though.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
'Green'?

Interesting discussion on whether or not bikes are green - I'm agnostic on the issue, but I'd point out that while emissions and whatnot are up for debate, motorcycles are made from significantly...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Vanson

Ha!

I got a Model A a few years ago, and it only took a couple of weeks. Apparently they had a problem sourcing leather last year, and they were running about 6 months behind schedule. I think...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,146
Posted By Mcfaite
Of course, if you did that, then you'd have spent...

Of course, if you did that, then you'd have spent all that money and only have an SV650 to show for it... :lol3

I had an '89 Hawk GT. It wasn't pristine by a long shot - cost $2600 in 1999. Loved...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
It's actually kind-of a miracle of modern...

It's actually kind-of a miracle of modern engineering - they've somehow managed to create a building made of glass, but inside, no matter where you are, feels like the basement concourse of a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-20-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Thanks!

Second that - the event at Matchless was a good time, and I'd encourage others to attend. The presenters gave a really good range of different approaches to traveling and how to fit it into your life...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-02-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
Not good.

http://www.dnainfo.com/20111202/chelsea-hells-kitchen/man-struck-killed-by-motorcycle-on-west-side

Man Struck and Killed by Motorcycle on West Side

December 2, 2011 7:47am | By Della...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23,374
Views: 1,585,588
Posted By Mcfaite
This was posted by an eyewitness, but I haven't...

This was posted by an eyewitness, but I haven't seen anything else so far:

Sherry Noy (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=622398534) New York, New York...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,324
Posted By Mcfaite
So, then, just out of curiosity -- if the ride is...

So, then, just out of curiosity -- if the ride is one trip around Manhattan, how'd you guys end up lost in the Bronx last year?

J., les/nyc
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,589
Posted By Mcfaite
Very impressive - thanks for taking the time to...

Very impressive - thanks for taking the time to post up your report. I've been joking with friends that compared to my Honda Hawk GT, my '97 Speed Triple is a real touring machine - massive...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 1,857,122
Posted By Mcfaite
I will be riding on Clayton's birthday - in...

I will be riding on Clayton's birthday - in Corsica. I will keep him close to my heart, and try as best as I can to learn from his experience. I believe someone said that he made 33 posts in this...
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