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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
i REALLY enjoy the "Le Grande Orange" Wee. i...

i REALLY enjoy the "Le Grande Orange" Wee.

i can cruise at 85, commute with ease, very accessible parts, the web community is fantastic and the ergos fit me very well.

i might have a very sweet...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
a loaded 2009 wee-strom can be a very fun ride! ...

a loaded 2009 wee-strom can be a very fun ride!

:clap

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
i'm thinking of putting the "le grande orange"...

i'm thinking of putting the "le grande orange" wee up for sale.

anyone interested in a very low mileage (7k), perfectly maintained, never been down, loaded with farkles, 2009 v-strom dl650?

i'd...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
no ride for me today. i'm headed to climate...

no ride for me today.

i'm headed to climate change march in manhattan.

woo woo.

:norton

be well.
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,219
Posted By robfilms
i have used softie pink ear foams. someone...

i have used softie pink ear foams.

someone upstream suggested how to properly install.

lo and behold, it worked for me.

i have used them the last two days.

wonderful.
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,092
Posted By robfilms
well, i pulled the trigger and bought the...

well, i pulled the trigger and bought the scorpion exo-500 in orange/yellow/black heritage graphics.

the yellow is not quite hi-viz but still very eye-catching especially paired with the orange.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,219
Posted By robfilms
i guess i never properly put them in. i...

i guess i never properly put them in.

i hardly waited 10sec let alone 30sec to expand.

just did a test this morning with your method and a WHOLE lot better result.

leave and learn.

:clap
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 111,484
Posted By robfilms
i'm thinking of making a mc-superstore purchase. ...

i'm thinking of making a mc-superstore purchase.

anybody with a 10% coupon to spare?

if so, my buy on coffee when in nyc!

thanks in advance.

be well.
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,092
Posted By robfilms
i have ridden with a scorpion exo-1000/xl and a...

i have ridden with a scorpion exo-1000/xl and a exo-700/large and have really enjoyed both.

i am now thing about a exo-500/large and wondered about fitment.

i'm a tweener between med/large...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
more info, please. links? thanks in...

more info, please.

links?

thanks in advance.

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
unbelievable! glad you are okay. sorry...

unbelievable!

glad you are okay.

sorry to read the wee got punched in the tail.

i find myself keeping my brake lights on/off/on/off when i'm at a stop light in nyc.

i wear hi-viz...
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By robfilms
i look forward to an update. tia be...

i look forward to an update.

tia

be well

rob
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By robfilms
if i can get them off without destroying them,...

if i can get them off without destroying them, then i'll re-glue.

why the suggestion of running them at high heat?

thanks

be well.

rob
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By robfilms
how did you get the oxfords off the handlebars...

how did you get the oxfords off the handlebars without damaging either?

what did you use to re-glue?

and whatever you used to re-glue, was it heat appropriate?

thanks in advance for sharing...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By robfilms
oxford heated grips slipping! fix?

my oxford heated grips are slipping on both the clutch and throttle side of my 2009 wee-strom/dl650

the previous owner did the initial install.

he was pretty careful with other farkles so i...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
that works for me. :1drink thanks. ...

that works for me.

:1drink

thanks.

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
my guess looking at the light and time of day... ...

my guess looking at the light and time of day...

...somewhere on queens waterfront, south of 59th street bridge - maybe by pepsi sign?

ymmv.

be well.

rob
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,148
Posted By robfilms
which are better for slightly wider (ee) feet,...

which are better for slightly wider (ee) feet, sidi or tcx?

thanks in advance.

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-05-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
thinking about motorcycle show at javitz,...

thinking about motorcycle show at javitz, december 12-14th.

anyone have one day promo code?

thanks in advance.

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
rectaltronics- great link! i LOVED...

rectaltronics-

great link!

i LOVED gigantor when i was a kid.

:rofl

just back from a midtown coffee with client and ride up west side to riverdale.
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By robfilms
h/h- thanks for the responses. i did...

h/h-

thanks for the responses.

i did see the weight difference.

the fx90 is intriguing.

what about sizing?
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By robfilms
afx fx95/fx90 hi-viz helmet any good?

anyone have anything nice to say, or anything at all to say, about the afx fx95 or afx fx90 full face helmet.

i am looking for a "reasonably" priced hi-viz helmet.

webbikeworld says nice...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
1st bike? kawasaki ninja 500. ...

1st bike?

kawasaki ninja 500.

http://newjersey.craigslist.org/mcy/4640132418.html

ymmv

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
i take that path 3-4x times a week. i live...

i take that path 3-4x times a week.

i live right near where the henry hudson turns into the saw mill (bronx/yonkers line).

the taconic is a great road to ride.

but many drivers get way too...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
jesse- you must be feeling a wee bit better...

jesse-

you must be feeling a wee bit better if you can be thinking those kind of thoughts!

:evil

be well.

rob
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 159,908
Posted By robfilms
+1 ymmv be well. rob

+1

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
kevin- glad you found a bike that you can...

kevin-

glad you found a bike that you can call your own.

ride on, brother. ride on.

:clap

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
joeska- welcome aboard. i have found...

joeska-

welcome aboard.

i have found this forum, the flea market, the bike/equipment discussion very helpful.

plus if you employ the search function, very often there has already been a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
what a beautiful day for a ride. not too hot...

what a beautiful day for a ride.

not too hot or too cool.

orange wee running great as i'm still learning so many differences between the previous kawa's inline 4 and the steady eddie v-strom...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
thank you for the info be well. rob

thank you for the info

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
what are ansi glasses and where can i find them? ...

what are ansi glasses and where can i find them?

i saw some ansi glasses at home depot but was looking for some ansi certification on the glasses stems so if pulled over i can "prove" that the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
freebie street parking on park avenue in the low...

freebie street parking on park avenue in the low 60s.

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By robfilms
firstgear often comes in tall sizes which have...

firstgear often comes in tall sizes which have longer arms.

a medium tall could be just what you need.

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By robfilms
have you been to stromtroopers? ...

have you been to stromtroopers?

http://www.stromtrooper.com/

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
i often see a fb6 parked on west 53rd between 8th...

i often see a fb6 parked on west 53rd between 8th and 9th ave.

looonnngggg looking ride.

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
speedo66- thanks for the endorsement. i...

speedo66-

thanks for the endorsement.

i will check them out in the coming week.

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,122
Posted By robfilms
i have never heard of/been to hunter motorcycle...

i have never heard of/been to hunter motorcycle and they are not that far from me here in the nw bronx/riverdale.

good folks?

thanks in advance.

be well.

rob
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By robfilms
i liked the khaki! :evil ymmv be...

i liked the khaki!

:evil

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By robfilms
i have no experience with the bmw except i have...

i have no experience with the bmw except i have been told the bmw="bring my wallet".

but i did do a suzuki demo day test ride of the 2014 v-strom and LOVED the bike.

i'm not a dirt guy, total...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,155
Posted By robfilms
recommendation as to size and make? thanks...

recommendation as to size and make?

thanks in advance.

rob
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