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Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 253,053
Posted By LisaS
I am just using the scooter for when I have the...

I am just using the scooter for when I have the boot off or if doing any distance- ie shopping at Wal Mart. It goes back next week so will plan to gradually use it less and less this week- starting...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 253,053
Posted By LisaS
I have come close to crashing my scooter a couple...

I have come close to crashing my scooter a couple of times- it does not handle well off the slab or at high speeds. I live on a farm so thank goodness for the four wheeler- the one time I scooted to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 253,053
Posted By LisaS
Sorry to hear about your foot- I am also a member...

Sorry to hear about your foot- I am also a member of the scooter club- however no exciting story for me- jumped down from a flatbed trailer- foot landed on the edge of a rut and ankle twisted and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
since I did it a couple of times today….. ...

since I did it a couple of times today….. :happay:happay:happay
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
We learned a valuable lesson today- check that...

We learned a valuable lesson today- check that fuel is drawing from both tanks- nothing like running out of gas twice with 2 spare tanks full of fuel- I think we finally have all the petcocks figured...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
Took the bike to see the Easter Bunny: ...

Took the bike to see the Easter Bunny:

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af216/maskaroo/P1010556_zpsce8172b3.jpg (http://s1009.photobucket.com/user/maskaroo/media/P1010556_zpsce8172b3.jpg.html)...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
Had an appointment with the accountant in Bangor...

Had an appointment with the accountant in Bangor today so took the roundabout way thru brewer, eddington and holden- I think the frost heaves are smoothing out (or maybe the chauffeur was just taking...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-29-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
Glad to hear others got out and enjoyed the frost...

Glad to hear others got out and enjoyed the frost heaves :clap




Hey T- I thought you might like to see a few pics of her all dolled up after her winter spa treatment:lol3



Hi Haymaker-...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-29-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
Nice two-up ride around the block on the big...

Nice two-up ride around the block on the big orange bike!

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af216/maskaroo/397538_10202141411269971_1372636221_n_zps4802c135.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,786
Posted By LisaS
Previous owner had done the re-torque on the...

Previous owner had done the re-torque on the bolts shortly before we got the bike- the issue is with the studs that the bolts go into.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
I saw a dead skunk 3 weeks ago..... It didn't...

I saw a dead skunk 3 weeks ago..... It didn't work!!!!! Got pushed off the road shortly after by the snowplow.
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,786
Posted By LisaS
My husband had the same thing happen on our 950...

My husband had the same thing happen on our 950 shortly after we purchased it last year- only it was 4 of the studs-
He ended up pushing the bike 8 miles out of the woods on bear poop filled trails...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,297
Posted By LisaS
Yes on the SU rack and no it did not require any...

Yes on the SU rack and no it did not require any alterations- the frame, rear fender, etc are identical on the X and the R. I believe the only differences between the X and the R are the wheels,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-27-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
Congratulations Mr. & Mrs....

Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Dirthauler:clap:thumb:wings:rayof:rilla:happay

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af216/maskaroo/file_zpsaad509f1.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By LisaS
So shoein broke my brand new (to us) KTM first...

So shoein broke my brand new (to us) KTM first time out. I've barely even got to sit on it.
We started to tear it down today and here are some pics of the damage we have discovered so far.
It was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
gaspe ride

Here are the pics from our Quebec trip:
1400 miles- Home to St. Omer to Matane to Lac Magentic to Errol NH to Home- nice little trip around the block!

Day 1 Home to St. Omer...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,226
Posted By LisaS
Gaspe/Quebec

Jerry and I took a 4 day, 1400 mile trip around the block last weekend- Maine to the Gaspe Peninsula, to Lac Magantic, to Errol NH (love the Trading Post there) and back home. I took over 500 pics,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
Hi Steve, I see this is your first post!...

Hi Steve,
I see this is your first post! Welcome to the forum.

This was at the Riotel in Matane.
The room was very nice and the rest of the food was excellent
First course: ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-13-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
yep, that would bring on the happiness as...

yep, that would bring on the happiness as well:roflWe suck at moto traveling though- no cooler:cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
Never drive by a place that has a big sign with...

Never drive by a place that has a big sign with lobsters all over it:deal
As far as the weather, at least it wasn't snowing:vardy
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
Hey, we all have those moments- ours came at the...

Hey, we all have those moments- ours came at the end of the day- Lac Magantic may have been a hair farther away from wherever it was we were than I had anticipated, and when I finally found an open...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
The hotel that night had a package deal that...

The hotel that night had a package deal that included supper, breakfast and all tips.... supper was a 3 course meal which included all you can eat lobster....
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 46,087
Views: 2,765,897
Posted By LisaS
We ran into a few of the Blackfly crew this...

We ran into a few of the Blackfly crew this weekend:

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af216/maskaroo/P1030256_zps89c495e2.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
We are about half an hour from Bangor- we try to...

We are about half an hour from Bangor- we try to avoid it as much as possible- it has changed a lot over the past 10-15 years- and definitely not for the better!



Glad to hear you were both...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
Thanks! My husbands advice is the same as I...

Thanks!

My husbands advice is the same as I am getting here to stop beating my head against the wall- so therefore I am going to take it as a learning experience (that I wish never to repeat) and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
:eek1 Definitely will be checking them...

:eek1



Definitely will be checking them every time from now on!



By the time I came to a stop the tube was wrapped around the rear tire. Thinking back I think I did pull in the clutch...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
Vet Body on the back of the truck and it looked...

Vet Body on the back of the truck and it looked like he had a student with him in front- so probably he wouldn't have been much help anyway.
We are about 15 minutes from Newport.



Definitely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
Actually, if he was on a bike he would be more of...

Actually, if he was on a bike he would be more of danger to himself and less of a danger to everybody else than when he is driving his minivan- staying in one lane is optional, high speed and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
The tube did not fail. Once I got back on...

The tube did not fail.

Once I got back on the bike yesterday and it was significantly taller and handled like crap on the pavement, I realized my husband was right, the tire was flat prior to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
The more I am thinking about it, with the same...

The more I am thinking about it, with the same conditions I would probably do the same thing as I did yesterday- my instincts were "Do not touch the brakes, however much you want to"- However, with a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
The cons were balance issues and increased...

The cons were balance issues and increased difficulty in mounting the tires- nothing insurmountable by any means. It sounds like the pro of keeping the tire on way outweighs the cons.

My husbands...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
It sounds like the consensus is that the front...

It sounds like the consensus is that the front brake would have been ok. However, my thoughts at the time, other than oh sh*t, were along the lines of SilkMoneyLove- that it was best to let the bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,632
Posted By LisaS
Two Minutes of Terror

I had a rear tire blow out on me this morning on my way from a meeting to work- was riding my wr250 with knobbies. Not my first time with a flat, but have never had one blow out before. I was riding...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,226
Posted By LisaS
first ride of 2013

Weather hit the 50s today, so we took a little ride down to waterville to have lunch at Big Gs... only they were closed:cry
Oh well, still a nice day for a ride!
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,741,845
Posted By LisaS
Thanks tuna! we still have some snow- but it is...

Thanks tuna! we still have some snow- but it is going quickly- now to deal with mud season!



It's a Trail tech x2- we ordered parts from several different places so I can't remember for sure...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 37,030
Posted By LisaS
I'm still waiting to hear on dates, but will post...

I'm still waiting to hear on dates, but will post here once I have them.



Took it for a quick spin in the arena!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10,507
Views: 3,460,825
Posted By LisaS
Just finished Lisa'fying this: ...

Just finished Lisa'fying this:

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af216/maskaroo/file_zpsf79a6977.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,332
Posted By LisaS
I haven't yet, but with all the work he put into...

I haven't yet, but with all the work he put into this project I am going to have to figure out how and where to attach his carrier!



Thanks TexBiker- all the credit for looking like we knew...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,332
Posted By LisaS
Thanks! I am pretty happy with how it turned out!...

Thanks! I am pretty happy with how it turned out!


I certainly learned a lot doing this- glad I had my husband (and Crookshanks of course) giving me good instructions :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,741,845
Posted By LisaS
finished my rebuild project...

finished my rebuild project (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=858467) this morning:

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af216/maskaroo/file_zpsc930a3ca.jpg

I'm pretty happy with how...
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