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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Oh yes. Route 74 over that Mtn is a sweet ride....

Oh yes. Route 74 over that Mtn is a sweet ride. Now let's see the video!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
I see that the big ass log which was daming up...

I see that the big ass log which was daming up the middle, is now quite the obstacle on the other side.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
You probably won't believe this, but just this...

You probably won't believe this, but just this afternoon Mike and I were talking about you, and wondered where the hell you have been. Glad to hear that you are healing up, and getting back on a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Yep. There are a lot of covered bridges in PA. ...

Yep. There are a lot of covered bridges in PA.

See...... The roll chart does work better than a GPS. :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Ok...

Well then I don't have to tell you that it is Adams Grove Rd, just south of Blain, PA.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,804
Posted By racer43
So .......

Any updates on this most awesome project? Inquiring minds NEED to know!:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Exaggerate much? You guys and all of your...

Exaggerate much?

You guys and all of your damn new fan dangled machines are going to ruin it for all of us who still enjoy living here in the 19th century. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
We are glad that it worked out so well for you....

We are glad that it worked out so well for you. That's what we were going for! Thanks for the compliment.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
We used a DYMO 450 turbo thermal label printer....

We used a DYMO 450 turbo thermal label printer. It worked great. It uses thermal paper just like a cash register receipt, so requires no ink or toner. I bought ours used off of eBay. Here is a link...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Thanks for the link. We actually did look at that...

Thanks for the link. We actually did look at that program, but ultimately decided that we wanted a different, less cluttered look for our charts, and so built ours from scratch.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Excell and Paint

No specific program, just trial and error on Mikes part. He spent a lot of time finding the best format to use on excell, to get everything to fit and look good after it was printed out. Mike was the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Thanks David. Mike and I did realize how...

Thanks David. Mike and I did realize how frustrating the FTL format was getting for you the riders, because it was getting just as frustrating for we the organizers. We actually were on the verge of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
When does that come in? Is it the same every...

When does that come in? Is it the same every year?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Sadly, you are correct sir. Sorry..... How about...

Sadly, you are correct sir. Sorry..... How about Candytown tomorrow? ;)

I did mention you on this thread though.... "Where is wizze and his GoPro when we need him? We miss you buddy. :cry"
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Holy crap! You're still alive! Yay!

Holy crap! You're still alive! Yay!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Poll

While we still have all of your eyeballs on this thread, we would like to conduct a poll. Just a few questions.

1. Ride date: Keep it the 2nd week of April, or move it to the 3rd, or 4th week,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Thanks Dan for your excitement for the ride, and...

Thanks Dan for your excitement for the ride, and roll chart format. Mike and I are stoked that the idea worked as well as it did, and that everyone seems to be happy with their roll chart experience....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Thank you to the leaders.

Thanks Pat to you, and everyone else, for all of the kind words about this years ride. Mike and I are always striving to do better, and it is nice to see people out having fun, enjoying the ride, and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Spring Ride Legends

You, Racer111v my friend, and ADVRich, are my two new heros, as well as bonafide Spring Ride legends. For you to brave the elements and ride all the way down here for Williams Grove racing, and our...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Well said. And I think that even the riders who...

Well said. And I think that even the riders who were "roll chart virgins", were aware of that fact going in because we covered it in the riders brief, and overall they did an excellent job of rolling...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
I totally agree Mike. Where the hell are the pics...

I totally agree Mike. Where the hell are the pics and videos? Were is wizze and his GoPro when we need him? We miss you buddy. :cry

Come on now guys. I know somebody must have been getting...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Thanks Rando for both your support, and your...

Thanks Rando for both your support, and your input about the chart.

On your first point:
I think that if you took the detour, maybe you forgot to skip down to reset #4 on the main route when...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Thank You!!!!!!

A great big huge Thank You, to everyone who came out to the ride yesterday.

We had beautiful blue skies, mild tempurtures, awesome road and gravel conditions, and an equally great bunch of riders...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
It really depends on how comfortable you are on...

It really depends on how comfortable you are on the street tires. A few short sections may be a little slippery, but overall the ride should be rideable on either bike. Hope you can still make it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
You will be very happy on the Strom. That is what...

You will be very happy on the Strom. That is what I'll be on. Besides, the vstrom equals no need to haul your bike to the start, just ride it in.

If you do decide to haul the DR, park at the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Yep. Jeff was one of our two guinea pig test...

Yep. Jeff was one of our two guinea pig test riders, whom proof rode the roll chart. He did point out a few errors to us which we have corrected. So thanks to Jeff and Mark for their input.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Weird..... That looks exactly like our roll chart...

Weird..... That looks exactly like our roll chart :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
No apology necessary! NO, you will not need...

No apology necessary! NO, you will not need scissors. The charts are printed on continuous roll paper, and will be available Saturday morning. If a few people could bring scotch tape to share...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
It's never too late, and although you are now on...

It's never too late, and although you are now on the list, you wouldn't have to be on it to particiapate in our ride. Just show up Saturday morning, fueled up and ready to have some fun.:thumbup
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
You're cutting it a little close aren't you Luke?...

You're cutting it a little close aren't you Luke? Come out earlier for the pre-ride hang.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Beautiful weather!!!

The weather channel is showing nothing but clear skies and sunshine, and temps in the mid 60's.

Looks like we will be blessed once again with awesome weather for the ride, with the dust control...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
The roll charts are printed on continuous rolls,...

The roll charts are printed on continuous rolls, and will be available Saturday morning. Please arrive early enough to gas up, and load the chart in your holders bfore the ride starts. Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Joe. That's not a dumb question at all, and I'm...

Joe. That's not a dumb question at all, and I'm glad that you asked.

The roll chart will route everyone to the water crossings, at which point you can choose to do the crossing, OR, take the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Thumb Roll chart holder tips 101: - Mount your...

Roll chart holder tips 101:

- Mount your holder with the knobs facing towards the left. That way you still have use of the throttle with your right hand, while advancing the roll chart with your...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Starting Point GPS UPDATE.....

It was brought to my attention today by jdub, (Thank You), that I entered the GPS coordinates for the Turkey Hill at this years start point incorrectly.

The Turkey Hill mini mart is at the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Sorry to hear that you two can't make it. Take...

Sorry to hear that you two can't make it. Take care.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Sounds like a blast. Have fun!!

Sounds like a blast. Have fun!!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
I guess that really depends on how bad your old...

I guess that really depends on how bad your old tire is Luke.:eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Knobbies are not mandatory for this ride, so it's...

Knobbies are not mandatory for this ride, so it's up to you.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-29-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 26,192
Posted By racer43
Yep. The gravel on our route was in awesome shape...

Yep. The gravel on our route was in awesome shape yesterday. Little to no mud, and no dust.
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