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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By PachmanP
DC to Boston-ish route help

So I need to burn a little vacation soon. I'm thinking a NE trip would be a good way to do it, but I need route advice.

I'm in DC and I have have friends I want to visit outside Boston (Lowell). I...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By PachmanP
Stayed in a cabin in an outer banks koa. It was...

Stayed in a cabin in an outer banks koa. It was nice. Family and rv focused, but if that's what I was looking for I'd stay again.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,534
Posted By PachmanP
I'm all registered up, so see y'all there...

I'm all registered up, so see y'all there...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By PachmanP
A buddy has used a pair of Olympia mesh...

A buddy has used a pair of Olympia mesh (airglides?) a couple of times to good result. I think at the price point they're hard to beat.

Motoport mesh is supposed to be good.
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,779
Posted By PachmanP
Wd40 is not a lubricant...

Wd40 is not a lubricant...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,964
Posted By PachmanP
The blue ones... Old t-shirts occasionally.

The blue ones...

Old t-shirts occasionally.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-09-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By PachmanP
I would definitely consider VPN with the lack of...

I would definitely consider VPN with the lack of security on public WiFi. Folks can also set up a hotspot, call it "Starbucks WiFi" and get all the unencrypted info (almost everything) they want.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,410
Posted By PachmanP
I think that's where I'm going to end up. ...

I think that's where I'm going to end up.

Liked the trekker for car camping but went with BA encampment and BA pad since the trekker didn't work well with the BA bag. Ended up being cold in temps...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By PachmanP
Boston in sept? Hang out on the esplanade and...

Boston in sept? Hang out on the esplanade and ogle the college girls before the parkas come out.
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By PachmanP
Mind the speed limit in OH... Front Royal...

Mind the speed limit in OH...

Front Royal puts you on skyline dr which costs money as it is national park. It's also 35 for 100 miles. BRP starts at the end of the park. I skipped it when I did...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,540
Posted By PachmanP
Ha I knew the fourth half was going to show up...

Ha I knew the fourth half was going to show up and suggest motoport or 'stitch.
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By PachmanP
I think the big thing for running different tires...

I think the big thing for running different tires is don't mix bias ply and radials. I also imagine that you would want the front to always be more aggressive (for knobby or DS) or sticky (for...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,067
Posted By PachmanP
Backpacking gear is your friend when picking...

Backpacking gear is your friend when picking motocamping gear. There is an even stronger size/weight focus. Then since you have a bike not your back, you can use bigger/cheaper/heavier options as it...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,495
Posted By PachmanP
I clean with kero pre- and -post trip and just...

I clean with kero pre- and -post trip and just lube when I stop for the evening every day or two. This is mostly road though.

I'm prolly going to get a scottoiler before my next big trip though....
Forum: Trip Planning 08-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,666
Posted By PachmanP
Aluminum tape? Like what they actually use on...

Aluminum tape? Like what they actually use on ducts. Reflective. Removable.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28,249
Views: 1,335,234
Posted By PachmanP
Howdy. I was the rider in that group who was...

Howdy. I was the rider in that group who was mostly useless getting the hack up off ya. Saw the SMIB sticker and was wondering if I'd see a report... Glad it was just bruising.

Was a good time...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By PachmanP
You might need to look into registration etc. You...

You might need to look into registration etc. You might need to get a DC license to register the bike. There is some sort of temp assignment thing at the DMV though.

Maybe consider a scooter? They...
Forum: Americas 08-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By PachmanP
9(?) Across VT and NH isn't super exciting but...

9(?) Across VT and NH isn't super exciting but isn't terrible if you want to make distance east west.

Also, ain't NY in New England? :hide
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By PachmanP
It is a couple of links not just the one. I...

It is a couple of links not just the one.

I cleaned and lubed after this first started showing up. This is a couple of hundred miles after a good cleaning.
The chain has tight spots. Not really...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By PachmanP
Chain Condition Question

So I need a check on my chain condition. It's got reddish stuff showing up around the o-rings. I vaguely remember reading years ago something saying it's a sign the o-ring is compromised and the...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-08-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,859
Posted By PachmanP
A coworker has been doing it for a couple of...

A coworker has been doing it for a couple of weeks. Said he likes. You're hungry for the first couple of days then good.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,190
Posted By PachmanP
I'm in on a wee. We'll see how it goes...

I'm in on a wee. We'll see how it goes...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,024
Posted By PachmanP
How's the typing? I like the form factor a lot...

How's the typing? I like the form factor a lot but playing with an earlier version in the store I could see myself hating typing on it.





Does it run Linux? :hide
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,136
Posted By PachmanP
Wool. I prefer my smartwool lightweight hiking...

Wool. I prefer my smartwool lightweight hiking socks slightly over my rei midweight hiking socks. It's mostly because my boots are a little snug in the toe box. I'll alternate on a trip though.
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,633
Posted By PachmanP
Rei has a house brand backpacking T-shirt that's...

Rei has a house brand backpacking T-shirt that's poly, wicking, and reasonably quick drying. Looks/fits like a regular T-shirt.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By PachmanP
Cool.

Cool.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By PachmanP
A buddy welded square tubing to a grill rack and...

A buddy welded square tubing to a grill rack and bolted it to his pelican. Works pretty well with ROK straps. Looks a little klr, but it's on a klr.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,906
Posted By PachmanP
Do y'all have EMS that far west? I think they're...

Do y'all have EMS that far west? I think they're fairly comparable to rei.
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
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Views: 2,380
Posted By PachmanP
While that is the conventional opinion, I...

While that is the conventional opinion, I disagree. I find that whole milk provides more power.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By PachmanP
So I just got set up with a smh10+sr10+frms radio...

So I just got set up with a smh10+sr10+frms radio set up this spring. My phone (old android) had issues staying connected, but the sr10 worked well for the radio comm. I liked not monkeying with the...
Forum: Americas 06-13-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By PachmanP
BRMC is good. I wanna say it's a couple of hours...

BRMC is good. I wanna say it's a couple of hours from the dragon, but they are a pretty good couple of hours.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,920
Posted By PachmanP
Man was *designed* to sit on an *air-cooled*...

Man was *designed* to sit on an *air-cooled* Monster and to be fawned over by hot Italian women.

Whoa be to the man or the company who rejects the will of the moto gods.
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,920
Posted By PachmanP
Yeah a monster is supposed to be air cooled. This...

Yeah a monster is supposed to be air cooled. This is not a terrible looking bike but not really a monster....
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By PachmanP
I just picked up the smh-10. I ride with ear...

I just picked up the smh-10. I ride with ear plugs in an rf1100. The volume is definitely a little loud with the ear plugs out, but it sort of balances out when you get the plugs in and crank the...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By PachmanP
+1 I've got a mafstad and stock screen. With the...

+1 I've got a mafstad and stock screen. With the screen down and forward I've got not problems. My head is in the air but it's clean.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By PachmanP
Why are all rally's that weekend? RDV, the Strom...

Why are all rally's that weekend? RDV, the Strom one, and the Honda v4 one I actually go to are all the same weekend in roughly the same place...

If anybody sees a silver wee rolling aboot western...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By PachmanP
I saw Willville in some of the previous threads...

I saw Willville in some of the previous threads on the topic, but I was thinking it would be a little long for the first day. Playing around with the maps a little more, maybe it's not too bad if we...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By PachmanP
Camping off BRP near Roanoke

So riding down the BRP from DC to the Blue Ridge Motorcycle Campground in Cruso-ish, NC. Planning on doing it in 2 days. (any comments on the realism of this expectation?) Figure just south of...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,905
Posted By PachmanP
I have the same (I think) BA bag as the op. I...

I have the same (I think) BA bag as the op. I froze my ass off in a low 40's high 30's night unexpectedly last year.
What I noticed was it was tough to get a good seal around the top. My thoughts...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,997
Views: 138,481
Posted By PachmanP
Red Bull/Mateschitz is talking/threatening to...

Red Bull/Mateschitz is talking/threatening to leave the sport !1!1!
I'm quite convinced this is all grandstanding ahead of the Riccardo appeal but still...
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