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Forum: Equipment 08-27-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 25,162
Posted By CRH
Bought an Aeropress after reading all the...

Bought an Aeropress after reading all the accolades in this thread. Man, that's a good cup of coffee.

I make a double espresso, splash of milk. (I guess that's a macchiato or cafe cortado.) Damn...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,632
Posted By CRH
Can you make chevrons in the SOLAS tape?

Can you make chevrons in the SOLAS tape?
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,746
Posted By CRH
Old thread, I know, but just what I was looking...

Old thread, I know, but just what I was looking for. Thanks for all the leads.

With all this talk of stainless steel being bad in many cases, what are the common material types of most of the...
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By CRH
Good fastener source?

What's a good source for replacement fasteners? I've been meaning to do this very thing. What aggravates me most is a mix of SAE and metric hex heads. (Aftermarket parts.) I've been wanting to go...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,197
Posted By CRH
Hmmm... this is a new one on me. Can you explain...

Hmmm... this is a new one on me. Can you explain the high-front/low-back? Is this something you do to the stock seat? All I know is, my lower spine (ex-tail) gets pretty sore pretty quickly and I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,661
Posted By CRH
Do you think this one will be big bike friendly? ...

Do you think this one will be big bike friendly? I read in reviews of other years that it was "boring" (more of a time keeping event), which might actually mean it's right at my skill level.

I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,066
Posted By CRH
8am kickstands up? Or 8am breakfast? What...

8am kickstands up? Or 8am breakfast?

What time do you think you'd start riding... I'm 2 hours away.

Been in the dirt and sand the past couple of weeks. I think I need some tar.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,800
Posted By CRH
I'm considering doing the Lawton Dualsport on...

I'm considering doing the Lawton Dualsport on Sunday, but if not, I'll join you. What day are you going out?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,514
Posted By CRH
What a great event. It was tough, but loads of...

What a great event. It was tough, but loads of fun. Great terrain, excellent views. Nice meeting up with fellow ADVers, too. We'll have to ride again soon.

decafe, let's take the 650s out in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By CRH
Not sure yet if I can make it, but if my...

Not sure yet if I can make it, but if my weekend's free, I'm definitely interested.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,800
Posted By CRH
I learned that mud and sand are not the same,...

I learned that mud and sand are not the same, water is still my enemy, and my rear tread is getting low. :D

Those guys are animals! I'm ready for kinder, gentler again.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,800
Posted By CRH
Tom, Sounds like you guys had fun. I'll...

Tom,

Sounds like you guys had fun. I'll definitely join you guys next time.

I rode the Delaware Enduro on Sunday. What was I thinking!? It's time to go back to boot camp.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-25-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,514
Posted By CRH
I'll be on a F650GS. He said "you'll probably be...

I'll be on a F650GS. He said "you'll probably be alright." Not sure what others will be on.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,514
Posted By CRH
I spoke with the ref earlier tonight, and he...

I spoke with the ref earlier tonight, and he talked me into coming out and entering the dual sport class. They have stops along the way for you to drop your kickstand, hike a bit, and watch the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,514
Posted By CRH
Rob, To participate in the Dual Sport class,...

Rob,

To participate in the Dual Sport class, would I need to take the test and get an ECEA membership, or is that only C-class riders and above?
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By CRH
The good news: Success! I was able to get the...

The good news:
Success! I was able to get the bolt out!

The bad news:
It was a bitch and a half. I shattered and dug out the extractor, cut a notch, soaked it with penetrant, and started...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By CRH
Where?

Where?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,514
Posted By CRH
Nice work. Thanks, man.

Nice work. Thanks, man.
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By CRH
It appears that the mount itself is pretty part...

It appears that the mount itself is pretty part of a larger housing. A replacement runs $44, plus shipping.

http://www.webparts.com/diagram.php?btnr=32_1195&mospid=47975&hg=32&fg=10
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,514
Posted By CRH
The flyer says: "Spectator sheets will be...

The flyer says: "Spectator sheets will be available at the sign-up area on Sunday morning."
http://delawareenduroriders.com/enduro/ENDUROFLYER09.pdf

I was hoping there would be at least one place...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By CRH
Aww, that's no fun! Hopefully, it won't come...

Aww, that's no fun!

Hopefully, it won't come to that. Something tells me this won't be the first time I snap off a mirror. Though, I will be buying some folding mirrors, I believe.

I'm pretty...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,514
Posted By CRH
I just got my first taste of dirt and sand this...

I just got my first taste of dirt and sand this past weekend in the Pine Barrens. I'm not ready for an enduro yet, but I thought I'd swing down to watch. I've gotta see how fast you guys rip...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By CRH
Well, I'm glad I didn't get it at Snap-on, then! ...

Well, I'm glad I didn't get it at Snap-on, then! I'd be pissed. :D
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By CRH
Some photos...

http://harmonicdiscord.smugmug.com/photos/519131102_nx7WC-M.jpg
http://harmonicdiscord.smugmug.com/photos/519131115_sZ6rM-M.jpg

Cutting a slot in the bolt is a good idea, and one that I'd read...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By CRH
Thanks. I unscrewed the other mirror, just to be...

Thanks. I unscrewed the other mirror, just to be sure. :D I hadn't even begun to torque the tool when it snapped. I was still screwing it into the bolt.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By CRH
Fair enough. I was hoping to find a generic part...

Fair enough. I was hoping to find a generic part from McMaster-Carr or Grainger, but wasn't able to find anything. It took a while to get my search terms narrowed down.



Thanks. I had...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By CRH
Stupid cheap-a$$ Harbour Freight POS - now what do I do?

:)

I broke off one of my mirrors this weekend, and needed to extract the remnants of the threaded rod from the handlebar mount, so I went to Harbour Freight to get a screw extractor kit.

Using...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By CRH
Where can I find one of these - mirror collet / reducer

After dropping my bike a couple of times this weekend, my mirrors were not pleased. One broke off, and the other was bent a bit. The mirror and stem are just fine, but there's a part I need to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,403
Posted By CRH
Just for you, buddy. :lol3

Just for you, buddy. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,403
Posted By CRH
Thanks guys!

I had a great time. You showed me I could do it on Friday, broke me down completely on Saturday, then built me back up on Sunday. I'll definitely be trying the sand again sometime. Riding in the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,403
Posted By CRH
No, that's what the van is for.

No, that's what the van is for.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,403
Posted By CRH
Absolutely, you're right. Really, we're not...

Absolutely, you're right. Really, we're not there to party, we're there to ride.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,403
Posted By CRH
Here's a detailed map of the campground: ...

Here's a detailed map of the campground:
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/maps/bassrivermapwhole.pdf

The entrance is right here:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,403
Posted By CRH
It's a state park, and the site says no...

It's a state park, and the site says no alcohol... but I'm sure if we're discrete we'll be fine.

Talk to quietrider if you want in for Saturday night's dinner, and Sunday's breakfast. Sausage and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,118
Posted By CRH
I thought I was paying to leave NJ. :dunno

I thought I was paying to leave NJ. :dunno
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,403
Posted By CRH
The answer to that question is always "YES!" ...

The answer to that question is always "YES!" Bring it on.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,403
Posted By CRH
We're getting close! I spent last night digging...

We're getting close! I spent last night digging out my camping gear. It was all where I left it last. Well done, sir! Now for the fun part... figuring out how to strap it all to the bike. :evil...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,408
Posted By CRH
Great report! ... and great photos! What's your...

Great report! ... and great photos! What's your setup? How are you taking pics while you ride?
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,956
Posted By CRH
Thanks for the tip! I just ordered them both. ...

Thanks for the tip! I just ordered them both.

http://www.dragginjeans.com/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=SAS-07
http://www.dragginjeans.com/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=SAS-12

$62, shipped. Yoink!
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 193,474
Posted By CRH
Has anybody tried the Tachyon XC? ...

Has anybody tried the Tachyon XC?

http://www.tachyoninc.com/main.html

Looks very durable. Waterproof, etc. Comes with several mounts. Cheap ($150). Sure looks good...
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