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Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By Piston
Thanks for that informative post JBone! I'll...

Thanks for that informative post JBone! I'll probably do the same.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10,665
Views: 2,234,815
Posted By Piston
Bought one today :clap:clap:clap I'll be...

Bought one today :clap:clap:clap

I'll be heading to the airport soon to fly down and pick it up, then take the weekend to ride it home :D:D:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12,137
Views: 725,205
Posted By Piston
I will be :D Just need to get a skid plate for...

I will be :D Just need to get a skid plate for it. It's never been off road before so I'll need a little time to get it used to it's new owner. :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,256
Posted By Piston
I hadn't heard of the TKC 70's. I'll have to look...

I hadn't heard of the TKC 70's. I'll have to look those up. Thanks for mentioning.

I'm glad to read about the T/A 2's being a good tire. I'm about to leave on a trip along the length of the Blue...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,388
Posted By Piston
My 96 year old grandfather lives by himself on a...

My 96 year old grandfather lives by himself on a mountain in NH. He always feeds the birds through the winter and keeps his birdseed on his 3 season porch on the back of his house.
Last winter my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,969
Posted By Piston
Entertaining read! Looking forward to more.

Entertaining read! Looking forward to more.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By Piston
Damn! I'd love to make this one, I think I'll be...

Damn! I'd love to make this one, I think I'll be at work though :cry

As if one Drewha isn't enough, now there is two? Or did you just make him pay twice?:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12,137
Views: 725,205
Posted By Piston
I was planning on riding this (and really looking...

I was planning on riding this (and really looking forward to it) but I'll have to miss it. I'll be on my first ever fly n ride coming back from Alabama on my new to me 990. :clap

I'll look forward...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 65,719
Posted By Piston
I was thinking of replacing my 640E with a 500 as...

I was thinking of replacing my 640E with a 500 as well. I just don't know if I can stand parting with my 640. :D

I'd like to keep the 640 for the longer multi day trips (comfort wise) but it's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,997
Posted By Piston
They do have free overnight parking for...

They do have free overnight parking for Saturday-Sunday.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6,568
Views: 467,197
Posted By Piston
Congrats! :clap I called about that bike as...

Congrats! :clap

I called about that bike as well, it sounds like a really good deal to me. The guy seemed like he took really good care of it. I would have bought that if I wasn't away for work...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,997
Posted By Piston
I'd like to try to make this ride. Just need to...

I'd like to try to make this ride. Just need to get my act together and get the bike running again, not to mention weld my subframe back together. :huh

I should "probably" stick to the dual...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,584
Posted By Piston
Those are some great pics. Makes me wish I could...

Those are some great pics. Makes me wish I could have joined you on the rides.

That WR is looking a lot better than the last time I saw it back in Moab. :D


By the way, you are very lucky to...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6,351
Views: 2,515,071
Posted By Piston
What's the big pot for? I've never seen one like...

What's the big pot for? I've never seen one like that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 50,027
Posted By Piston
:thumb That is some fun shit right there!

:thumb
That is some fun shit right there!
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,611
Posted By Piston
I have the RAW files, but no way to convert them....

I have the RAW files, but no way to convert them. I'm at work (away from home) for another week, and I can't install programs on the work computer because I don't have administrator rights. So for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 268,863
Posted By Piston
So did you catch anything? I'm assuming that rod...

So did you catch anything? I'm assuming that rod wasn't used in the mudhole you posted a pic of? :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,435
Posted By Piston
Looks like fun, not far from me so I wish I could...

Looks like fun, not far from me so I wish I could make it. I'll be away so I'll miss this one, interested in following along on the thread for pics though :D
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,611
Posted By Piston
The reason I was asking about the RAW vs. JPEG...

The reason I was asking about the RAW vs. JPEG format, is because I really have no idea where to start, as far as learning how to post process and make a RAW picture "better". I do have Aperture and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 50,027
Posted By Piston
That's too bad about your clutch! At least you...

That's too bad about your clutch! At least you had some fun and got some good help to get you out of the woods.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,611
Posted By Piston
I ended up with an RX100, used from the FM. ...

I ended up with an RX100, used from the FM.

I haven't shot much at all in RAW.

I want to start messing around with it now that I have Aperture, but I really have no idea what I'm doing.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 50,027
Posted By Piston
Pissed I can't make this ride! Sounds like a ton...

Pissed I can't make this ride! Sounds like a ton of fun, maybe next year!

Just wanted to let you all know (last minute of course, just my style :lol3) that I had a route sheet holder made up by...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,360
Posted By Piston
I asked about the hard wire of the gopro after...

I asked about the hard wire of the gopro after posting in this thread. I got a really good reply on how this guy did it...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24168085&postcount=969

...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Piston
I bought a new Trail Tech Vapor for my 640, and...

I bought a new Trail Tech Vapor for my 640, and am planning on rigging up a drill to it like one poster mentioned. Either that, or the electic motor idea, it can't be too hard to rig up. I'll be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 41,482
Posted By Piston
Boinoodle, Thanks for that excellent writeup,...

Boinoodle,
Thanks for that excellent writeup, very informative and helpful. You have that XC pretty damn hooked up!






I'd be down for that if I didn't think the wife would kill me.
Forum: Americas 05-14-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By Piston
Does he provide GPS files now? That's a whole...

Does he provide GPS files now? That's a whole lot better if he does, I spent WAY too long inputing all those waypoints into Basecamp when I did the Eastern section.

I'll be watching this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 41,482
Posted By Piston
Oh that was you? Okay cool. I was asking you...

Oh that was you? Okay cool. I was asking you about your slick setup you had with the GoPro setup. Do you have any details on how you hard wired it? I don't remember how you rigged up the plug,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 41,482
Posted By Piston
Which one of you guys was riding the black Tiger...

Which one of you guys was riding the black Tiger 800XC?
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,360
Posted By Piston
I don't know too much about other systems, but...

I don't know too much about other systems, but honestly, for what your describing you'd be doing, I think the gopro, hard wired to your bike (it would take some research to figure out how to do it,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12,137
Views: 725,205
Posted By Piston
Headed to FL finally? :clap

Headed to FL finally? :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 1,106,549
Posted By Piston
I rarely...actually, never, change my gearing...

I rarely...actually, never, change my gearing during a ride. If it's mostly offroad riding, I gear low for that, if it's mostly road riding (which I pretty rarely do) I'll gear up for that. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6,568
Views: 467,197
Posted By Piston
Nice bike, and congrats! There's a soft spot in...

Nice bike, and congrats! There's a soft spot in my heart for those 990's.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Piston
I would NOT sell that 990! I almost bought one...

I would NOT sell that 990! I almost bought one last year around this time, when they were getting harder and harder to find, and I'm kicking myself for not just pulling the trigger when I had the...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,360
Posted By Piston
I recently went on a ride where a guy with a...

I recently went on a ride where a guy with a Tiger 800XC had a really slick setup with his GoPro. He had it mounted to his crash bar, and had it permanently wired to a switched power supply, then he...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 1,106,549
Posted By Piston
I'm running 14/42 for tight singletrack, and am...

I'm running 14/42 for tight singletrack, and am putting a 45t rear sprocket on next week for Moab. I rarely ever go over 50-60 so I don't worry much about the top end.

It gets pretty buzzy...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 45,100
Posted By Piston
x2 :d

x2 :d
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 45,100
Posted By Piston
Do you have any night time "before and after"...

Do you have any night time "before and after" pics of the stock headlight vs. the new one?
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Piston
Is this light dimmable (is that a word?) for...

Is this light dimmable (is that a word?) for high/low beam?
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By Piston
I'm bringing my own.

I'm bringing my own.
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By Piston
I'll be there in two weeks as well. I'm not...

I'll be there in two weeks as well. I'm not bringing a jacket, I'm planning on a synthetic shirt, my pressure suit over that, and a jersey. I'll bring a windproof jersey just in case it's chilly in...
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