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Forum: Americas 07-17-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By SNicky
Question Acadia NP from the Finger Lakes (NY) - suggestions?

HI, we're planning a trip from the Finger Lakes region of NY to Acadia Nat'l Park in Sept. We'll slab it through Albany and are looking for things to see/places to visit between there and Acadia. No...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By SNicky
I sprained my ankle last fall and am still...

I sprained my ankle last fall and am still recovering. As I look for a new pair of boots, the most important thing is support rather than protection. So I've been looking at boots that had adjustable...
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 96,173
Posted By SNicky
Brake handle lock

I love the jack.

I'd like to lock the front brake while propping. I remember seeing a velcro thingy that wrapped around the left grip but now I can't find it... I guess any piece of two sided...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 900,167
Posted By SNicky
I've never worn one of these..... Does the lower...

I've never worn one of these..... Does the lower part go under your jacket or over?




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Forum: Americas 03-28-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By SNicky
Deve2002, You'll have enough time. I went from...

Deve2002,
You'll have enough time. I went from Upstate NY to Blowing Rock & back last Sept in 5 or 6 leisurely days. Camping takes a bit more time; I really like Peaks of Otter campground but the...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,254
Posted By SNicky
I ordered new mesh pants (FG HT Air) and boots...

I ordered new mesh pants (FG HT Air) and boots (TourMaster Response 2's) yesterday.

Looking forward to being dry and cool as it gets warmer (and wetter).
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By SNicky
The answer depends a lot on where you are and how...

The answer depends a lot on where you are and how far, cold & fast you want to ride...

That said, I picked up a Synergy vest w/ collar two years ago and have been loving it. Between that and...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By SNicky
Snarley, +1 for Eastern Beaver; it's a great...

Snarley,
+1 for Eastern Beaver; it's a great way of tapping in to the Wee's wiring without cutting. Much more reliable, IMHO.

I'd also suggest you consider FuzeBlok...
Forum: Canada 12-27-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By SNicky
I recommend the Georgian Bay, especially...

I recommend the Georgian Bay, especially Tobermory and the Chee chimaun ferry to Manitoulin. Also, Kilarney Prov park is awesome as is the little town of Kilarney at the tip.
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2010, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 900,167
Posted By SNicky
I took my swingarm sliders off my old SV-650 for...

I took my swingarm sliders off my old SV-650 for the Wee. Worked fine.

+1 for T-Rex... I also had one of their lifts which I really liked.
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 96,173
Posted By SNicky
I just got mine and it looks sweet. Any of you...

I just got mine and it looks sweet. Any of you VStrom owners have suggestions for where best to use it on a Wee?
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By SNicky
Wolfman Expedition (Large) Tankbag on a VStrom??

I'm thinking about a Large Expedition tankbag for my Wee. It would be great to hear from anyone that's had that combination. How's the fit? Got any photos?

Thanks
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-09-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,450
Posted By SNicky
+1 for 119 from Canisteo to Addison. It's a great...

+1 for 119 from Canisteo to Addison. It's a great road.

I also like 54A.

To get from Corning to Savona or Bath, you might want to try 415 (old NY17). There is also a series of un-numbered Town...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8,415
Views: 388,174
Posted By SNicky
Yah, I love the Country Kitchen in Hornellsville....

Yah, I love the Country Kitchen in Hornellsville. Eat there once a week.:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8,415
Views: 388,174
Posted By SNicky
I'd be up for a ride tomorrow morning. Forecast...

I'd be up for a ride tomorrow morning. Forecast looks good: sunny with high of 84 around Corning.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,204
Views: 102,178
Posted By SNicky
Pile on...

I just thought I'd check in to see if there was any tagging to do on the way home from work......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,981
Posted By SNicky
I've got ~25 miles each way and have my choice of...

I've got ~25 miles each way and have my choice of interstate or a pleasant two-lane. One advantage of living in the boonies is that neither of these is busy although I'm always looking for deer in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,676
Posted By SNicky
Great thread! I'm thinking about a trip to...

Great thread!

I'm thinking about a trip to Acadia this year and I'll need "supplies" to get me through.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7,058
Views: 401,514
Posted By SNicky
Thanks but it needs more dirt......

Thanks but it needs more dirt......
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,058
Views: 401,514
Posted By SNicky
New Tag

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Forum: Beasts 04-16-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9,177
Views: 3,574,584
Posted By SNicky
That's COOL! :lurk:clap

That's COOL! :lurk:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7,058
Views: 401,514
Posted By SNicky
Got it!

Lousy photos but nice evening ride!
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Forum: Equipment 04-15-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 96,502
Posted By SNicky
Mine crapped out this morning during my 35F...

Mine crapped out this morning during my 35F degree commute. I was not happy. I've emailed Tourmaster and talked (to a human, no less) at Competition Accessories (retailer).
I'm just glad I wasn't...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,526
Views: 963,649
Posted By SNicky
How's the quality? Did it feel pretty sturdy? ...

How's the quality? Did it feel pretty sturdy?

I like the idea.
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9,177
Views: 3,574,584
Posted By SNicky
The one (coax?) on the seat is for my Synergy...

The one (coax?) on the seat is for my Synergy vest. There's another battery Tender connector (SAE) stashed below. I could probably just use an adapter. The one on the seat is just in the right place...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9,177
Views: 3,574,584
Posted By SNicky
Now it's official...

Now I finally have my Wee!:clap

It's a (barely) used '09 in orange (I heard that was the fastest color, right?).

I got the top case mounted and the outlet for the heated vest. Got the heated...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-08-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,741
Posted By SNicky
I'd like to do a Parks tour out West. Hit...

I'd like to do a Parks tour out West. Hit Yellowstone, Glacier, Olympic, Sequoia, Yosemite, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Glenn Canyon, Rocky Mtn and a couple in between. Spend a couple of days at...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,155
Posted By SNicky
Just bought '09 wee with ~2k miles. Looking for...

Just bought '09 wee with ~2k miles. Looking for snow to leave!
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,728
Posted By SNicky
I picked up a 2-pc rain suit made by Rhyno about...

I picked up a 2-pc rain suit made by Rhyno about 5 years ago and it's held up very well. Goes on over ATGATT and, as mentioned prev, nothing but a bit damp around the neck.

Packs great. I've never...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,819
Posted By SNicky
I agree with "baggy" and "heavy" and would add...

I agree with "baggy" and "heavy" and would add that my pair was not well made (all the buttons had to be re-sewn during the 1st season's use). They are OK for riding but wearing them at work was...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 257,401
Posted By SNicky
Amazon lists these for mounting the 2720: ...

Amazon lists these for mounting the 2720:
Garmin Motorcycle Mount for StreetPilot 2610 and 2620 (010-10495-00)...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 960
Views: 257,401
Posted By SNicky
There are also refurb's on Amazon for about the...

There are also refurb's on Amazon for about the same price.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By SNicky
First, welcome, David! Second, the SV is a good...

First, welcome, David!
Second, the SV is a good choice. Enjoy!
Third.... +2 (or whatever it's up to) on the odometer scam. On my '01 SV, the odo is in miles and trip is in tenths. Your seller is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12,266
Views: 959,532
Posted By SNicky
Somehow, Philly never seemed SO interesting......

Somehow, Philly never seemed SO interesting......
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,674
Posted By SNicky
I ordered one this morning and am really looking...

I ordered one this morning and am really looking forward to getting it installed. Looking around, I didn't see any alternative that was a better combination of functionality and convenience.

That...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,272
Posted By SNicky
I'd suggest looking for an older Suzuki SV. ...

I'd suggest looking for an older Suzuki SV. Finding one under $2k might be a challenge but I've seen '01's for under $3k. My experience with them is very good, both for reliability and economy.
...
Forum: Americas 03-04-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,130
Posted By SNicky
Wow. Looks like a great trip. I'm jealous! ...

Wow. Looks like a great trip. I'm jealous!

I've taken the Chicheemaun ferry a couple of times and am glad that it's on your route. Of the other two routes from SSM to So Ontario, the route to the...
Forum: Americas 02-26-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By SNicky
The Upper Mississippi River is great especially...

The Upper Mississippi River is great especially when there's a 2-lane next to it: Prairie du Chien, La Crosse, Red Wing and north.

The Lake Superior Circle Tour is EXCELLENT.

Door County in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-18-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,615
Posted By SNicky
If I were going from La Crosse, Wi to Kingston,...

If I were going from La Crosse, Wi to Kingston, ON, I'd definitely take the northern route! Sault Ste Marie through Sudbury or take the ferry to Tobermary. Beautiful country and good roads. Chicago...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,058
Views: 401,514
Posted By SNicky
Nice job, PDsgt. I was up there yesterday...

Nice job, PDsgt.

I was up there yesterday afternoon but didn't know about the tag. I figured it'd get snagged before I got out of church today and, sure enough...

BTW, is there a VStrom under...
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