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Forum: The Garage 08-07-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By Glowplug
Front wheel lacing

So, I've got the same problem. A spoke set with 2 different lengths and no clue what to do. Tried several different variations. Would you mind sharing the solution?
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,146,347
Posted By Glowplug
Auto supply store was out of JB weld (!) so I'm...

Auto supply store was out of JB weld (!) so I'm trying a plastic tank repair product with Qiucksteel. It went on nicely but it will be few days before I'll be able to test it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,146,347
Posted By Glowplug
Radiator

Hey, does anyone have an extra radiator lying around? A tree jumped out in front of me last weekend and put a small crack in the plastic just below the fill cap.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
Vacation?

Also Rudy, Do you ever take your wife on a real vacation? :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
Send 'em to Philly

Rudy,

Send 'em to Batsto Village. Or send 'em to Philly. Please Touch Museum and Smith Playhouse in Fairmount Park. 1 hr away.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-11-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
The old Stafford Forge slip n' slide?

The old Stafford Forge slip n' slide?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-11-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
Pines Tune Up

Jeff,

Can you get to a compressor that puts out more air?

Jack, We waved at each other yesterday at the Whiting Wawa. I was partaking in a 115 mile PB300 tune up. What a great day. The...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
Really?

You're right --too far to drive. I'll have to check into the connections to Hammonton airport. :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
Thanks Snow Dog, I think I got a bunk...

Thanks Snow Dog,

I think I got a bunk reserved with my homies from WMA and Fishtown. If that changes I'll let you know. PJM, I will probably be bringing the TDI with the xchallenge in tow...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
Add another 650 to the list!

Gotta represent for the xchallenges!

"Check is in the mail."

Can't wait.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-22-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
Thanks for the encouragment and offer to share a...

Thanks for the encouragment and offer to share a room, Jeff. I'll be consulting the family council, flipping a coin, and then deciding what's best. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-22-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
Excellent!

Great pics and commentary! I've been trying to not sign up for this ride again, but I'm having trouble with that plan!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
I'd love to know what you are replacing it with!

I'd love to know what you are replacing it with!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 38,817
Posted By Glowplug
PB300 Rocks!

This is the event that opened up the world of dual sporting for me as well. The amount charged is a lot for me personally but certainly no one is buying a boat with the proceeds. And it's also true...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,107
Posted By Glowplug
Awesome!

I just forwarded the links to some friends and posted to another board in Germany. Part of what makes this trip great in my estimation ist that it was done not with the fanciest equipment available...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,146,347
Posted By Glowplug
Spark Arrestor Leo Vince

Hey, anyone have a spark arrestor for a Leo Vince they don't need?

-Chris
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,250
Posted By Glowplug
Hey, nice vids! They really capture it. ...

Hey, nice vids! They really capture it.

Looking at the second one I was reminded of your "deep water" comment by your xchallenge crew member. If he hasn't drained his tank yet, that's a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,320
Posted By Glowplug
You have a camera?

Wow, I didn't even know owned a camera!:rofl

Looking forward to more reports. It looks like the mechanical misadventures have been compensated for with brats and Beer!

-PCH
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-02-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,966
Posted By Glowplug
Wow - that's all very encouraging - thanks for...

Wow - that's all very encouraging - thanks for all that. Mr. Splash, it would be great to be in your row; Gunderson and Rudy too for that matter. I also poked around the OCCR web site, good stuff...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,966
Posted By Glowplug
I appreciate the feedback. At this point I'm...

I appreciate the feedback. At this point I'm slightly less worried about the skills required and more concerned about mastering the intricacies of enduro timekeeping. And more importantly,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,966
Posted By Glowplug
Why do I feel like I'm being abused and I haven't...

Why do I feel like I'm being abused and I haven't even shown up yet? I get nervous when I hear "big bike friendly" followed by howls of laughter!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,966
Posted By Glowplug
So um...I've never done one of these and I ride a...

So um...I've never done one of these and I ride a 650. Would enduro riders the world over shake their heads and mutter obscenities under their breath if I tried this?
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,050,796
Posted By Glowplug
These symptoms sound exactly like what I had when...

These symptoms sound exactly like what I had when I got stuck in some deep water. The problem was the fuel tank vent (no charcoal evaporative canister) was vented down low inside between the swing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,050,796
Posted By Glowplug
Seal Bullet...Maybe. I didn't know where to get...

Seal Bullet...Maybe. I didn't know where to get one and it seemed like overkill considering I've never even had to do fork seals. I used some electrical tape to smooth out the jagged surfaces...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,050,796
Posted By Glowplug
Fork seals

I did mine in December. It's a pretty straight forward job and there is plenty of help on the internet. Mine wasn't that cheap because I used OEM seals and dustcaps, which didn't really need...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,050,796
Posted By Glowplug
synthetic oil?

I couldn't wait until 6k so I could use synthetic oil because of the improved smoother shifting I thought it would provide. Then the sprague clutch went (under warranty) and the dealer was non too...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,037,700
Posted By Glowplug
Only Bike?

Only Bike Here Too. 40 mile round trip commute, about half of it highway. Approx 15+ days a year off road. 12k miles. I've been upgrading my x every year since I got it new and I think I'm just...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,037,700
Posted By Glowplug
Cool! We used to live at 16th and Green, next...

Cool! We used to live at 16th and Green, next to the Masterman parking lot. Wifey still works at the Art Museum. Friends there...on one of those tiny Fairmount streets, Judson St maybe.

I can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,037,700
Posted By Glowplug
I think you are talking about the bolts under the...

I think you are talking about the bolts under the bridge, I'm talking about the ones up top. Usually all that needs doing is to loosen these a bit straighten bars, and tighten again.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,037,700
Posted By Glowplug
Custom Cables

I have a 2" Rox riser. I'm "only" 6' and find some sort of bar height fix is essential. I've been through the brake cable lengthing ordeal this summer, partly working with DiscoDino. We went diffent...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,915
Posted By Glowplug
Pictures

One more thing--last year there were tons of pictures, posted here and also linked to on the NVTR web site. What happened this year?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,915
Posted By Glowplug
Hey Superfluke--Thanks for the update. Good...

Hey Superfluke--Thanks for the update. Good luck with everything and when you are on your feet with boots and want to ride in the Pine Barrens give me holler!

-Glowplug
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,050,796
Posted By Glowplug
swing arm removal

It may not always be that straight forward. A puller can be used on the right side but if you don't have one just insert your bolt and you can use extra persuasion. I used a pry bar.

Some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,915
Posted By Glowplug
Boots!

Dear Fellow BMW Rider With The Ankle Issue: I broke my ankle on my first DS ride in the Pine Barrens several years ago (5 mph tip-over), and like you I wasn't wearing MX boots. I've relived this...
Forum: Regional forums 10-03-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,419
Posted By Glowplug
Shen 500 Pics

I'm not sure where the post-Shenandoah 500 thread will be, but I posted some pics here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=715301&page=10

In this thread in the southeast regional...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,915
Posted By Glowplug
Shenandoah 500 Pics

http://philadelphiariders.com/albums/album213/P1110239.sized.jpg

http://philadelphiariders.com/albums/album213/P1110271.sized.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 27,322
Posted By Glowplug
Hey Jeff, I think I saw you on Sat on G-Town Ave...

Hey Jeff, I think I saw you on Sat on G-Town Ave up on the Hill...Couldn't catch you because of lights. Welcome back!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-24-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 27,322
Posted By Glowplug
TooFast--How did you solve your swing arm issue?

TooFast--How did you solve your swing arm issue?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,915
Posted By Glowplug
I run TKC80 exclusively on my Xchallenge. I run...

I run TKC80 exclusively on my Xchallenge. I run 40 miles on my round-trip commute (about 20 miles highway speeds) and hit the woods about once a month. I like the TKCs better than the Safaris on...
Forum: Regional forums 08-22-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,419
Posted By Glowplug
Awesome Linehand! Glad you got in! :freaky

Awesome Linehand! Glad you got in! :freaky
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