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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By sweetlou
Ninja rat bike?? For $8000 you can have your own...

Ninja rat bike?? For $8000 you can have your own project ;)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,562
Views: 277,507
Posted By sweetlou
And new ktm is a 13... Last year of the Supermoto...

And new ktm is a 13... Last year of the Supermoto T. Just can't afford the adventure, plus it's heavy and ugly.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,562
Views: 277,507
Posted By sweetlou
Still have the 04, and the 09. But the ninja is a...

Still have the 04, and the 09. But the ninja is a 11 and just doesn't fit... My garage seems to be taking on a theme and it's colored orange!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6,562
Views: 277,507
Posted By sweetlou
All, I'm trying to sell my Ninja 1000 to fund a...

All, I'm trying to sell my Ninja 1000 to fund a new KTM purchase. If you know anyone interested please spread the word. She is an awesome bike, just the thought of a KTM is even more awesome!...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,319
Views: 375,248
Posted By sweetlou
Shameless plug, awesome sport tourer set up...

Shameless plug, awesome sport tourer set up perfect http://longisland.craigslist.org/mcy/4418593445.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 259,131
Posted By sweetlou
New tag...

New tag http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/onlyelement14/tag-o-rama/0F4C0E13-A624-4B61-B717-ECA2AA159591.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 259,131
Posted By sweetlou
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/onlyelement14...

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/onlyelement14/tag-o-rama/38B46334-C7BD-48B4-BE4E-97345A035FC2.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 259,131
Posted By sweetlou
Definitely!

Definitely!
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 05:38 AM
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Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
I should have clarified checking from speedo...

I should have clarified checking from speedo end... But always check where power comes from, not where it goes!

I bet dollars to donuts you have a broken wire. Throw the bike up on a stand and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
Did the magnet fall off the rotor? Lol

Did the magnet fall off the rotor? Lol
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 525 EXC as an Adventure Bike

The pickup is only a magnet and the polarity of the cables (1 down, 1 back to speedo) doesn't matter. Odds are one of the wires broke. Happened to me.

Give the wires a little bit of a "tug" and I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-29-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 259,131
Posted By sweetlou
Lol

Lol
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-29-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 259,131
Posted By sweetlou
Helloooo is this thing on

Helloooo is this thing on
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 09:24 AM
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Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
PMB is solid, used it every time to start bike

PMB is solid, used it every time to start bike
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
If $75 feels steep, don't look at the Pro Moto...

If $75 feels steep, don't look at the Pro Moto Billet kickstand!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 259,131
Posted By sweetlou
New tag... Need a hint? Get your inspection done!...

New tag... Need a hint? Get your inspection done! (That's what I did LOL)

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/21/je9esuza.jpg

Lou
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 259,131
Posted By sweetlou
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/21/dajagu2u.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/21/dajagu2u.jpg

Spring tag! 375 commack rd , commack. Marion carll Farm

Lou
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 525 EXC as an Adventure Bike

Kinda the same boat I am in... I have my 525 sorted, slap a 540 in her to freshen it up and ride till the wheels come off

If you go to 570, the crank needs to be welded right? 100% street use. Or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
KTM 525 EXC as an Adventure Bike

Yeah the 500 is definitely an awesome mount. My 525 EXC is strictly motard now, mostly street and light track duty. The 540 will make it an animal I know... Wondering how far I need to bring it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
Ridefreak, saw your 540 in the FS section and saw...

Ridefreak, saw your 540 in the FS section and saw the pending 500 purchase. I will be watching closely as my 525 will either be punched out exactly like yours to a 540 or sold for a 500!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,562
Views: 277,507
Posted By sweetlou
I have my fingers crossed for an ADV version so...

I have my fingers crossed for an ADV version so bad... Such a cool platform to build off of. Good luck!
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,479
Posted By sweetlou
I thought it was the exhaust off the super tenere?

I thought it was the exhaust off the super tenere?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 259,131
Posted By sweetlou
So.. What is the current tag? I'm confused

So.. What is the current tag? I'm confused
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,479
Posted By sweetlou
Come on triple adv, punch it out to 900cc for...

Come on triple adv, punch it out to 900cc for that extra oomph
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,479
Posted By sweetlou
Definitely not at the 8k price point, but 10k...

Definitely not at the 8k price point, but 10k could be reasonable, especially if there is no traction control or abs, which would be fine with me. Abs I would take but, in my humble opinion, traction...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
Both my 04s and my 09 have magnetic drain plugs

Both my 04s and my 09 have magnetic drain plugs
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-01-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6,562
Views: 277,507
Posted By sweetlou
I'm confused

I'm confused
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,710
Posted By sweetlou
You hit the nail on the head, sign me up sir

You hit the nail on the head, sign me up sir
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,710
Posted By sweetlou
Who will be the first to dualsport a Yamaha FZ-09?

Uhhh, correct me if I am wrong but the f800gs is a 360 parallel twin? And as I said, it felt like a shuffleboard match at my grandpa's retirement community compared to the Tiger triple

Lou
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,710
Posted By sweetlou
Who will be the first to dualsport a Yamaha FZ-09?

Those who say a triple is a "compromise" are dead wrong and probably haven't ridden one.

It doesn't "rip" like an inline 4 but it does rev and build up steam like one. It doesn't " chug" like a...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,710
Posted By sweetlou
listen up yamaha

listen up yamaha
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,479
Posted By sweetlou
Why must they always detune? I'm a big boy, I can...

Why must they always detune? I'm a big boy, I can handle the middle-weight, not-at-all overly powerful, mildly aggressive tune that currently exists :evil Dumb it down with some over-price ride mode...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,710
Posted By sweetlou
Since everyone seems to be following BMW (1200,...

Since everyone seems to be following BMW (1200, 800, 600) it only makes sense smaller displacement adv bikes are in the pipeline.

Ktm has a parallel twin 700 rumored. Here we are talking about...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,479
Posted By sweetlou
Ktm tunes the motor down to 100 but you still...

Ktm tunes the motor down to 100 but you still have the 150 for on road, which is where this bike will spend 95% of it's time with 95% of it's owners.

Yes. The parallel twin will perform better off...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,710
Posted By sweetlou
Dare I venture to say the overall success of the...

Dare I venture to say the overall success of the tiger 800 is due to the triple? If it wasn't for the engine, who would buy it over say a f800gs or the like?

It's the triple that makes the tiger...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,710
Posted By sweetlou
So why are all the tiger 800 and f800gs flying...

So why are all the tiger 800 and f800gs flying off the showroom floors? Not all of us ride an r6.

Lou
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,710
Posted By sweetlou
Hello Yamaha, please listen to me. I am young,...

Hello Yamaha, please listen to me. I am young, have money to spend, and want an adventure style motorcycle.

Build me an adventure FZ-09. Us younger guys don't want 1200cc... Or the 580lbs that...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,479
Posted By sweetlou
Yamaha MT-09 Tenere Concept

Sign me up for 1, oh and my ninja 1000 will be traded it. Yes, yes, yes.

It's a lighter, more powerful tiger 800 with Yamaha refinement? Are you kidding me? This bike would put the tiger 800 out...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
Gents, to check on this O-ring, I need to rotate...

Gents, to check on this O-ring, I need to rotate the carb, remove the float bowl, and the accel pump will be right there? The previous owner indicated he did not install an O-ring, but a JD kit...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 1,115,589
Posted By sweetlou
It's not a throttle issue, it's a fueling issue....

It's not a throttle issue, it's a fueling issue. This is my 3rd RFS. Maybe I need to adjust the squirt?

Lou
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