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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 11:47 PM
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Posted By henrymartin
Aren't you riding the WR? Damn, there is enough...

Aren't you riding the WR? Damn, there is enough suspension to soak the few bumps :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
Yes. :waveD! You will also be missed....

Yes.



:waveD! You will also be missed. :deal

I know CJ is supposed to meet with you soon somewhere along the equator, so I hope you two can catch up on some fond memories and fun rides,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
You'll be missed, but you are also welcome to...

You'll be missed, but you are also welcome to come by any time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
:huh

:huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
Does that come with the bike free of charge?

Does that come with the bike free of charge?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
You can't count on me to be the voice of reason...

You can't count on me to be the voice of reason here. Likewise, the group that usual attends this will likely enjoy seeing an 1190 Adventure being tossed about in the woods. I'm sure a plenty of pics...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
I'll give you ten dollars for it. :lol3

I'll give you ten dollars for it. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
It will be pretty much like last time, except...

It will be pretty much like last time, except maybe different :deal At least 50% of the same route, plus some easier stuff (if I can find my way there) and some harder stuff if it is still...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
7 Marlboro Rd, Troy, NH 03465 Are you...

7 Marlboro Rd, Troy, NH 03465

Are you coming, and, if so, on what bike?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
You are welcome here any weekend. Okay,...

You are welcome here any weekend.

Okay, just got an email. Apparently, one of the weekends conflicts with the Roaming Rally, the other is the NH Classic.

June 20 is the date. Updated post 1.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By henrymartin
Okay, snow is still on the trails, mud season...

Okay, snow is still on the trails, mud season will keep the trails off limits through the end of May, and I'm itching to go out and scout some of last year's route to make a final route for this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By henrymartin
Bring spare parts (just saying) :lol3 In,...

Bring spare parts (just saying) :lol3

In, depending on the actual date.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
I used to live on an island about 50 miles away...

I used to live on an island about 50 miles away from Sahara :D which was composed mostly of volcanic rock, with spectacular deserts and lava formations.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Well, the plan is to have those four trips...

Well, the plan is to have those four trips loosely planned with routes, but stop where they feel like stopping, and continuing when they feel like continuing. It's not set in stone.

The planning...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Looks like I may save the GC for the next time...

Looks like I may save the GC for the next time around. It's just too far for a daytrip, unless the family gets really enthused :lol3

So far, I have four trips planned, which may be enough:

1)...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 48,220
Views: 2,987,315
Posted By henrymartin
Hey, nothing fell off, although I must admit that...

Hey, nothing fell off, although I must admit that on Rte 32 I was longing for a DS suspension :deal

It was good riding with you, again.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 48,220
Views: 2,987,315
Posted By henrymartin
That just sucks. Unfortunately, many moto related...

That just sucks. Unfortunately, many moto related places seem to suffer the same fate, as the corporate types don;t have a clue how to deal with riders, and the enthusiasts don;t do well in a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 612,948
Posted By henrymartin
I like mine better :lol3

I like mine better :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 48,220
Views: 2,987,315
Posted By henrymartin
I spoke with Tom in VT yesterday, and he has...

I spoke with Tom in VT yesterday, and he has hardly any snow. SW NH, on the other hand, still has a lot of the snow left. Snowmobiles are still heard on the trails, and my yard has probably a foot...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 612,948
Posted By henrymartin
Second the above comment. Smooth, powerful . . ....

Second the above comment. Smooth, powerful . . . 2999 is not that much, depending on miles and damage. I paid 2,000 for an 02 with slight fairing damage and 9k miles on the clock. But I took it all...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
You are right about that. Seriously, thanks...

You are right about that.

Seriously, thanks for all the help/tips. If you ever find yourself on two wheels in the Northeast, shoot me a PM. I'll take you on an adventure ride around the woods here.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Or, better yet . . . my wife and kids will spend...

Or, better yet . . . my wife and kids will spend the night with the in-laws, and I rent a Tiger 800 and go alone :lol3

Not happening, but I can keep dreaming, right?

I want the kids to see...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Thanks. That's kind of what I had in mind. We...

Thanks. That's kind of what I had in mind. We have eight days.

I thought

1 day for GC
1 day for Zion
1 day for Red Rock canyon, Hoover Dam
1 day for DV and Mojave (the route I sort of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-30-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
You have a valid opinion. I want to take...

You have a valid opinion.

I want to take two full day trips, the Mojave and either Zion or GC. The Red Rock is minutes from where we are staying, so that is an easy, anytime option.

This...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-30-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
NICE. :clap If I was alone, on a bike, I would...

NICE. :clap If I was alone, on a bike, I would grab a tent and go for it without thinking twice. However . . . :cry

I plan to include Zion, waking them up bright and early. That being said, there...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,635
Posted By henrymartin
For those interested, my humble take on...

For those interested, my humble take on avant-garde poetry with a hint of surrealism is currently FREE on Amazon Kindle worldwide. This weekend only, ends midnight 03/19/15.

This is just a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Okay, tapping local knowledge. One of the...

Okay, tapping local knowledge.

One of the loops I'm looking at is:

From Vegas, take 190 North to Badwater Rd in Death Valley, cut through to 127, drive southeast to Kelbaker Rd, then connect...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Perfect!:clap I would not have known this without...

Perfect!:clap I would not have known this without you guys!!!

How is the speed enforcement out there? I mean, in the northeast, 10-15 over is pretty much standard. Some places I visited, like the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Thanks. The kids are used to traveling. We did...

Thanks. The kids are used to traveling. We did North Carolina from NH two years ago, in a SUV. The minivan will be more comfy than my Xtrerra:D

Basically, I may be hauling the kids plus my in-laws...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Thanks. This is exactly what I'm looking for. ...

Thanks. This is exactly what I'm looking for.

Never been out west, so this will all be new. Kids are young, and do not like theme parks, rides, et cetera, so nature it is.

They would love to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By henrymartin
Good idea. But what happens when the rider has...

Good idea. But what happens when the rider has the phone in a pocket and falls off during crash, landing more than 4ft away from the puck? Same for a tankbag that get ripped off during crash?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 929
Posted By henrymartin
Coming to Vegas (tips). . . not bike related

I'll be visiting Vegas in a few weeks, and am looking for some local knowledge.

Unfortunately, I'll be without a bike, driving around with kids in a minivan :eek1

We'll be staying in Vegas,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 48,779
Views: 10,104,807
Posted By henrymartin
that was a day ride to VT. Originally I planned...

that was a day ride to VT. Originally I planned on camping, but ended up coming home the same night. Left house before 5am, arrived home around midnight. The GPS shuts off when I turn the ignition...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 48,779
Views: 10,104,807
Posted By henrymartin
I think I got either 4300 or 4700 miles from the...

I think I got either 4300 or 4700 miles from the rear, and I'm not gentle. About 50% trails, 25% pavement, and 25% unpaved roads.



Of course it is:...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 48,779
Views: 10,104,807
Posted By henrymartin
That's what I have on mine. A second set. Good...

That's what I have on mine. A second set. Good all around tire, up to about 75mph, then it gets a little unstable :deal But it rules in the mud, sand, and rocks.
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,390
Posted By henrymartin
:lurk Make sure you take the extra insurance...

:lurk

Make sure you take the extra insurance . . . I've seen you ride


:muutt



:hide
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-25-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 48,220
Views: 2,987,315
Posted By henrymartin
Beautiful. :clap

Beautiful. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 612,948
Posted By henrymartin
Carbs, fluids, valves should do it. Sorry, no...

Carbs, fluids, valves should do it. Sorry, no help on the pdf.

Congrats on the purchase. Yes, most Bandits have a flat spot somewhere. Mine is around 3200rpm, but disappears quickly.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,331
Posted By henrymartin
Thanks. You will appreciate the sliding...

Thanks.

You will appreciate the sliding windshield on the Lynx once you start moving. It makes a huge difference.
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