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Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,899
Posted By RideOn2
Some good advice is getting a Dual Sport....

Some good advice is getting a Dual Sport. DRZ400S/ Honda XR 400......


Find lots of dirt rds ,fields etc. build your bike handling skills and ease into the black top.

I have several...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By RideOn2
I found some gnarly ruts and mud on the early...

I found some gnarly ruts and mud on the early part of the Hampster ride last Sat. You should find some mud to play in .
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By RideOn2
STM, I'm in Concord and have a few riding...

STM,

I'm in Concord and have a few riding options, I bought a Versys last summer and have been exploring dirt rds in NH. Check out the Hampster ride and the Puppy Dog Ride up through VT.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 339,561
Posted By RideOn2
I'm in the same situation. I also have a 2000 KRS...

I'm in the same situation. I also have a 2000 KRS in Mandarin. 55K on the odo My 1st mechanical repair was FD seals and fork seals last Oct.

I picked up a 2008 Kawasaki Versys to plunk around...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 1,651,976
Posted By RideOn2
++ On Seat Concepts

++ On Seat Concepts
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26,703
Views: 4,851,119
Posted By RideOn2
Best Fork Sox for DRZ, Any Velcro so I don't need...

Best Fork Sox for DRZ, Any Velcro so I don't need to drop the Forks?

THX
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 497,790
Posted By RideOn2
HC, maybe we can try a ride next Sunday..... ...

HC, maybe we can try a ride next Sunday.....


Flei, must feel good to get your beastie out of winter jail .
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By RideOn2
I got my son started on a YZ125 at 13 ,he got his...

I got my son started on a YZ125 at 13 ,he got his permit at 15.5 and learned street riding on my plated DRZ400 he then moved onto my 1994 K75 at age 17. Pretty fast progression but he's a great...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 497,790
Posted By RideOn2
That really looks sweet, let's get it dirty....

That really looks sweet, let's get it dirty. Congrats on the new scoot!

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-27-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 497,790
Posted By RideOn2
RTE ...maybe term coined in Richmond..."Ride to...

RTE ...maybe term coined in Richmond..."Ride to Eat" sort of a weekly thing in the Richmond Chatter thread. Every week someone headed to the mountains.

Look for the Hampster Ride and the VT...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 497,790
Posted By RideOn2
Luni, Ping me some time, RTE is one of my...

Luni,

Ping me some time, RTE is one of my favs, I moved to Concord from Richmond,VA a while ago. We just may... almost speak the same American :).

Picked up a Versys to splor the dirt...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-24-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 38,322
Posted By RideOn2
Hmmm, I rode about 75mi of it on my K1200RS last...

Hmmm, I rode about 75mi of it on my K1200RS last Oct. When it's dry not tough at all. A friend was on my Versys at the time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By RideOn2
Up at Sugarbush now, too windy and cold to ski...

Up at Sugarbush now, too windy and cold to ski but been out roaming around I the 4 Runner I'll be back wth the bike for sure.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-18-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 1,651,976
Posted By RideOn2
I bought my 08 last June and put Distanzas on it....

I bought my 08 last June and put Distanzas on it. 4k miles on them and they work well for paved and dirt roads.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 103,778
Posted By RideOn2
I bought mine specificly for dirt road riding in...

I bought mine specificly for dirt road riding in NH,VT,ME etc. It''s all stock and it's great for all day rides. I'm 62 and have back issues. Really like the Versys.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-26-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By RideOn2
check out the Puppy Dog route.

check out the Puppy Dog route.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-17-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 497,790
Posted By RideOn2
I watch too! expect to someday find the hidden...

I watch too! expect to someday find the hidden off road in Concord,Ma some day.

Picked up a Versys to explore the dirt rds in NH, the Hampsta has been fun. Going to find the Puppy Dog this...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-05-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 1,651,976
Posted By RideOn2
Same for me, my 2000 BMW K1200RS had 300mi put on...

Same for me, my 2000 BMW K1200RS had 300mi put on it this summer while my new used 2008 Versys saw 2000mi added to the odo.

Versys, really fun to ride.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-04-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By RideOn2
I can try and help. My wifes Canadian and I lived...

I can try and help. My wifes Canadian and I lived in TO for 18 yrs. I go skiing in NH and may be able to help.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-27-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 298,812
Posted By RideOn2
I'm heading out for a couple hours of seat time...

I'm heading out for a couple hours of seat time today. My son is coming along. He's showing a great sense of humour while he works his recovery.

It takes a little while to get the mornings...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 298,812
Posted By RideOn2
Just looked at the weather, sunny and mid 40's on...

Just looked at the weather, sunny and mid 40's on Friday here in Concord,Ma I think I'm going to take my Versys up to the Hollis area and do a little mental reboot, if Parkers is open may just stop...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 298,812
Posted By RideOn2
Thanks again for all the kindness. My son is also...

Thanks again for all the kindness. My son is also ADHD and has a hard time sitting still, some of you may have ADHD kids and know that challenge.

For the past two yrs my son has been working...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 298,812
Posted By RideOn2
Thank all of you for your kind words. I hope to...

Thank all of you for your kind words. I hope to meet some of you on the road or trail one of these days.

We all have families and friends to be thankful for, it's Christmas and lots of good...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 298,812
Posted By RideOn2
Team 8, I'm stunned, you have my heart felt...

Team 8, I'm stunned, you have my heart felt sympathy. I can only imagine if my boy and your daughter had met on the trail. When all this started I prayed that we would have him with us.

The...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 298,812
Posted By RideOn2
Tough week

I'm pretty new to New England and haven't met many riders on the board here.

My son and I got into riding dirt when we lived in Virginia. He was 13 and I was a little past 50.

About a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,006
Posted By RideOn2
I bought a 2000 KRS 6yrs ago with 17K on the odo...

I bought a 2000 KRS 6yrs ago with 17K on the odo it now has 55K. 1st repair was the final drive seals this past Oct.

There are expensive bits that can go wrong but they don't very often.

...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 38,322
Posted By RideOn2
New to the area, fwiw, I have about 4k miles on...

New to the area, fwiw, I have about 4k miles on a set of MEFO Exploreres that I run on my DRZ good in most anything but deep mud.

I picked up a 2008 Versys this past June with Avon...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By RideOn2
The guys in the WNY breakfast thread should have...

The guys in the WNY breakfast thread should have some ideas for you.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,042
Posted By RideOn2
KLR with the Versys engine.......

KLR with the Versys engine.......
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,042
Posted By RideOn2
I'm not pushing my 2008 Versys all that hard yet,...

I'm not pushing my 2008 Versys all that hard yet, but I've done about 2000mi of dirt,forrest service type rds, moderate trails etc. The bike is stock with Avon Distanzia 17" tires.

There are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-12-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By RideOn2
I grew up in the Southtowns of Buffalo you have...

I grew up in the Southtowns of Buffalo you have all the route info you need. Try and detour through the town of East Auroua and stop at the Bar Bill resturant.
Best Beef on Weck sandwich you'll...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-05-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 38,322
Posted By RideOn2
It was nice out on the Hamster Ride today met...

It was nice out on the Hamster Ride today met some knew friends, think I'll do it again tomorrow......who's in?

Thanks FTB one day we may meet great routing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By RideOn2
I have a DRZ also and have run most tire combo's...

I have a DRZ also and have run most tire combo's including the M 43 I really liked it. My riding venue was central VA lots of stream crossings rocks and rocky hill climbs.

Since you seem to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By RideOn2
Just took my 2000 K1200RS in last week on Thur to...

Just took my 2000 K1200RS in last week on Thur to have the final drive repaired he replaced the o ring seals and pivot seal in addition my fork tube seals were leaking. So both repairs were done.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 1,651,976
Posted By RideOn2
Aprilla Tuono mirrors. They work so much...

Aprilla Tuono mirrors.

They work so much better.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-02-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 1,651,976
Posted By RideOn2
Just ordered a set of Aprilla Tuono mirrors,...

Just ordered a set of Aprilla Tuono mirrors, really not sure what they come with, should I just plan on twisting them into the oem 10m perch...Sure hope they do the job, heard good things about them....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-29-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 1,651,976
Posted By RideOn2
I have Distnazia front and rear, good for street,...

I have Distnazia front and rear, good for street, dirt rds, and dry trails. pretty bad in any mud.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 38,322
Posted By RideOn2
Anyone interested in doing part of this ride ...

Anyone interested in doing part of this ride this Sunday? I'm in Concord and will ride my Versys. Can meet in Concord or Hollis.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,427
Posted By RideOn2
RT Did my son pm you? He's laid out a very...

RT Did my son pm you? He's laid out a very definate protacol for visits:-):-)

Definatly will come to see East Beach. Been into Windsurfing for along time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,427
Posted By RideOn2
My son will be a Freshman at URI this fall, I...

My son will be a Freshman at URI this fall, I think I may have to take the bike down and make sure he's doing his home work....:)

Hey, flie we should find a meeting point and do that ride, what...
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