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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Carpetbagger
(while being given a ride to the pokey for...

(while being given a ride to the pokey for "appearing drunk in public")

Me: Officer, would you mind pulling over and fastening my seatbelt? I'd do it myself, but my hands are cuffed behind my...
Forum: Regional forums 06-28-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,034
Posted By Carpetbagger
Explain again why we want all these...

Explain again why we want all these out-of-staters to learn the secret of our roads (and barbecue!)? :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 644,513
Posted By Carpetbagger
http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/I...

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG00969-20120425-1830.jpg

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG00972-20120425-1840.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 06-15-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,034
Posted By Carpetbagger
http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/r...

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/rally-logo-web_2012.jpg

Registration is open, and folks are registering with a VENGEANCE! Don't miss this opportunity to be at one of the best...
Forum: Regional forums 06-15-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,034
Posted By Carpetbagger
Third Annual Twin Valley Rally - Sept 14 - 16, 2012

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/rally-logo-web_2012.jpg

Registration is open, and folks are registering with a VENGEANCE! Don't miss this opportunity to be at one of the best...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,101
Posted By Carpetbagger
And for those of you WITH a money tree, I'll rake...

And for those of you WITH a money tree, I'll rake your yard for you, anytime.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,101
Posted By Carpetbagger
The actual sensors are a $25 part (two of them,...

The actual sensors are a $25 part (two of them, worth replacing both while you have it apart).

My old K used the same electronic component, but BMW wanted $500 for the assembly. I think with...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,149,988
Posted By Carpetbagger
$3k would be fair now. $4k tops come spring. ...

$3k would be fair now. $4k tops come spring.

Great looking bike...always wanted a redhead...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 644,513
Posted By Carpetbagger
Great video Ed! I need to find some trails...

Great video Ed!

I need to find some trails like this for the new pig.
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,149,988
Posted By Carpetbagger
I will get pics as it comes together. Sold off...

I will get pics as it comes together. Sold off most of the tupperware to pay for a spline rebuild, but my wife spent that money on something or other, and my 1991 K100RS got most of my undivided...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,149,988
Posted By Carpetbagger
My LT is fully stripped (still got some bits for...

My LT is fully stripped (still got some bits for sale!), and awaiting transformation into what I'm calling a K100-OS, the Ödland/Strasse - Badlands/Street. Mad Max is my inspiration; however, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,334
Posted By Carpetbagger
I'm 43 and only have 4 years of riding under my...

I'm 43 and only have 4 years of riding under my belt. However, in that time I've got ridden nearly 55,000 miles on 3 different beemers (a naked airhead and 2 K's -- an LT and an RS) -- the GS was...
Forum: Regional forums 10-18-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
Ok, since no objection raised, here's the new...

Ok, since no objection raised, here's the new tag:

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG_4967.jpg

I'll accept signage or just a visual for the them: "Hanging." Hanging rocks,...
Forum: Regional forums 10-17-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/I...

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG_4961.jpg

Was worried that the sign said "Road Closed" but rechecked the original tag and it merely said to find a closed bridge. This fits the...
Forum: Regional forums 09-25-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
Accepted. next?

Accepted.

next?
Forum: Regional forums 09-25-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
The photo doesn't show the post office. But the...

The photo doesn't show the post office. But the photo is a reasonable representation of the extent of Troy. In fairness, this is like twice as many porto-johns as normally reside in Troy.
Forum: Regional forums 09-24-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
I'm ok with a SPECIAL SCHEDULED (i.e. not 'every...

I'm ok with a SPECIAL SCHEDULED (i.e. not 'every Saturday' or some such) wine tasting.

I'm also good with a beer festival, bourbon festival, or other alcohol induced festivities.
Forum: Regional forums 09-23-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
Along the same vine: A wine festival, or at...

Along the same vine:

A wine festival, or at least the signage for one:

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG00551-20110923-1651.jpg
...
Forum: Regional forums 09-23-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
Grab! This one's in Albemarle County, VA, just...

Grab! This one's in Albemarle County, VA, just down the hill from Monticello.

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG00553-20110923-1713.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 09-19-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,899
Posted By Carpetbagger
Ok, so the weather wasn't perfect. But I think...

Ok, so the weather wasn't perfect. But I think nearly everyone had a good time, right? :freaky

Besides that which we cannot control (breakdowns, wreck, cold/rain) what could we have done better?...
Forum: Regional forums 09-12-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,899
Posted By Carpetbagger
That was me! They threw it in with the 160 lbs...

That was me! They threw it in with the 160 lbs of pork butts.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30,413
Views: 1,776,304
Posted By Carpetbagger
Strongly recommended you all attend (heck, we're...

Strongly recommended you all attend (heck, we're right in your back yard) and just as strongly recommend you register early to avoid missing the cut. The food will be top notch, and 125 people is...
Forum: Regional forums 06-24-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
Only if you buy all 5 of them.

Only if you buy all 5 of them.
Forum: Regional forums 06-24-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,899
Posted By Carpetbagger
And when you register, don't forget to order a...

And when you register, don't forget to order a few tee-shirts, too.

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/rallyforumsize.jpg

They make great Christmas gifts, and there won't be...
Forum: Regional forums 06-13-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,899
Posted By Carpetbagger
Does not get any better than this. If you only...

Does not get any better than this. If you only get to one Rally this year, make it this one. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9,446
Views: 558,715
Posted By Carpetbagger
Good job. Figured you'd go for that. Don't go...

Good job. Figured you'd go for that. Don't go too far west, now, ya' hear.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,446
Views: 558,715
Posted By Carpetbagger
I don't intend to be an ass (I know, it comes...

I don't intend to be an ass (I know, it comes naturally) but there's only 2 rules to the game and rule #2 says: "...Include clues in your tag. " It doesn't say allude to where the other players might...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,149,988
Posted By Carpetbagger
This sets the bar awfully low for me. Gives me...

This sets the bar awfully low for me. Gives me some confidence that no matter what I do do my crippled K100LT, it won't turn out this ugly.

BTW, anyone need any tupperware or luggage?
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,149,988
Posted By Carpetbagger
What's the thing on the final drive. Almost...

What's the thing on the final drive. Almost makes it look like a paralever.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,149,988
Posted By Carpetbagger
It's not mine. But from the looks of it, I'd say...

It's not mine. But from the looks of it, I'd say ammo. Lots of ammo. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,149,988
Posted By Carpetbagger
Drooling here. ...

Drooling here.

http://www.urbanxtremebikes.com/PAGE2/0250.jpg

A paralever example:

http://www.urbanxtremebikes.com/PAGE3/0510.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,149,988
Posted By Carpetbagger
I prefer this example (which is what I'm...

I prefer this example (which is what I'm contemplating doing to my invalid K100LT.)

http://www.ratbike.org/photos2/y797k100rt.jpg

Full story:

http://www.ratbike.org/pages/797k100rt.htm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9,446
Views: 558,715
Posted By Carpetbagger
Sonabitch. So damn close, but without splines,...

Sonabitch. So damn close, but without splines, my brick ain't rolling anywhere.

And to make matters worse, I read their menu and now I'm hungry.

:2cry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-04-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9,446
Views: 558,715
Posted By Carpetbagger
:ear I get the feeling that everyone moved...

:ear

I get the feeling that everyone moved the thread location without giving me a forwarding address. This is like coming home from summer camp, 1977, all over again.
Forum: Regional forums 02-04-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
New tag:

A non-school, youth athletics OFFICE. I.E not a sign on the baseball field fence.

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG_3714.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 02-04-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
New tag this a.m.

New tag this a.m.
Forum: Regional forums 02-03-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
At first I had a video of me on my bike shouting...

At first I had a video of me on my bike shouting 'f#ck' repeatedly. Then I noticed the tag was a turret, not someone with Tourette's.

No indication as to how high the turret needed to be, and...
Forum: Regional forums 01-28-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
Toga! Toga! Toga! A sign with the word...

Toga! Toga! Toga!

A sign with the word Toga, OR, alternately, the name of any character from the movie Animal House.

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG_3662.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 01-28-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
After 135 miles, I never abandoned this feeling...

After 135 miles, I never abandoned this feeling that I'd find what I was looking for:

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG_3665.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 01-22-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,845
Views: 599,551
Posted By Carpetbagger
I think it was Seuss who said: One box ...

I think it was Seuss who said:

One box
Two box
Red box

Blue Box!

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss153/j_hirst/IMG_3655.jpg
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