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Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,373
Posted By ChR1s
I liked my '09 R1 on the track but it wasn't...

I liked my '09 R1 on the track but it wasn't love. Suspension was a bit soft, as was the top end. The growl was awesome. It worked well on the street, but those cans under the tail put out some...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 483,394
Posted By ChR1s
Coats 220

I've been using one of these for sportbikes, dirtbikes, ATV, and trailer wheels. Solid.

http://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/pts/4376537710.html
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-16-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,966
Posted By ChR1s
Good point. It could be helpful to know if the...

Good point. It could be helpful to know if the US demo bikes that were sampled were mapped accordingly.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 116,267
Posted By ChR1s
Back in the 90's, Yamaha got stuck with a LOT of...

Back in the 90's, Yamaha got stuck with a LOT of excess inventory in the states (YZF750). Since that time, they seemed to have used that experience as a lesson.

If true about not getting '14s for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By ChR1s
I experienced a somewhat similar experience, on a...

I experienced a somewhat similar experience, on a different model KTM. Fuel started spewing all over me/the bike. Found that someone (service shop @ dealer) had replaced one of the high pressure...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,789
Posted By ChR1s
That's tough to watch. Why would anyone use...

That's tough to watch.

Why would anyone use that Conti on a d-s/adv bike, for its intended purpose? "Trail Attack"? yeah.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By ChR1s
Cool2 2013 Winter dirt racing series - MA/VT

no affiliation

http://jdayoffroad.com/2012/j-off-road-day-winter-triple-crown/

The J Day Winter Series is back! Here at J Day Off Road, we don’t like the idea of putting our bikes away in the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-08-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,508
Posted By ChR1s
1) One day is fine 2) Don't camp 3)...

1) One day is fine

2) Don't camp

3) Yes, yes

4) t-shirt

5) Suggest avoiding the word "enduro" in any postings, documents, discussions, etc., when describing a class of motorcycle.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By ChR1s
That front tire on the WR does not appear to...

That front tire on the WR does not appear to belong there.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-11-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,642,501
Posted By ChR1s
Good point, with regard to marketability. Price...

Good point, with regard to marketability. Price the bike high enough, and put the boutique experience burden on the dealers, and KTM might be well on their way towards compelling potential buyers to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-09-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,642,501
Posted By ChR1s
And now, my browser shows no 1190 on the US...

And now, my browser shows no 1190 on the US website...

http://www.ktm.com/us/travel.html
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By ChR1s
The return orifice @ the master might be...

The return orifice @ the master might be obstructed, or the caliper pistons sticking. If the pads were replaced w/o removing the pistons to freshen/clean the seals, I'd look at that first. If the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By ChR1s
The chafing looks like it's happened at a slow...

The chafing looks like it's happened at a slow speed, and there appear to be lateral marks on the tread?
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By ChR1s
That tire looks like it's been in an accident.

That tire looks like it's been in an accident.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-04-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,642,501
Posted By ChR1s
This looks like one of those "performance" plugs...

This looks like one of those "performance" plugs for the R1200GS

Offroad/Bad Fuel Dongle

60312953000

Essential Powerpart for frequent off-road use or when traveling in countries with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 483,394
Posted By ChR1s
get funky. ...

get funky.

http://westernmass.craigslist.org/mcy/3307181037.html

http://www.3wheelerworld.com/oldsite/files/Sads/sMTD1972MudBug1.jpg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-02-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,642,501
Posted By ChR1s
TheRe's something missing from this page... ...

TheRe's something missing from this page...

http://www.ktm.com/us/travel.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-02-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,394
Posted By ChR1s
During a track day, the sound levels do seem...

During a track day, the sound levels do seem excessive on some bikes. I've been behind some that were actually painful to be near. And that was with a full face helmet & earplugs.

This is a clip...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,394
Posted By ChR1s
To the locals, what's the nearby lodging...

To the locals, what's the nearby lodging availability look like? The track could be a boon to local B&Bs and small hotels, diners, restaurants, etc. Some people like to camp. Not I.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,394
Posted By ChR1s
Yeah, there always seems to be one asshat that...

Yeah, there always seems to be one asshat that thinks they can circumvent due process with their own agenda, and run town hall. "Well, my son-in-law is a lawyer, and he says..." Yep, at least one...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-28-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,394
Posted By ChR1s
Cool2 Looks like the TRACK...

Looks like the TRACK (http://www.nysafetytrack.com/gallery) is coming together nicely, in spite of a busybody (http://harpersfieldmotorcyclesafetytrack.wordpress.com/).
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,488
Posted By ChR1s
Darn it to heck. I was using THIS...

Darn it to heck. I was using THIS (http://goo.gl/NdHwr) as a reference of pre-taggedness? Bummer Zulu....

EDIT > Not the same as THIS (http://dervish.smugmug.com/photos/1067749665_YCQbe-L.jpg) ;)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,488
Posted By ChR1s
New Tag ...

New Tag

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v336/xchristophe/adv/IMG_01-Copy_zpsc5a0c56a.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,569
Posted By ChR1s
Satz, where did you find the keys to the Way-Back...

Satz, where did you find the keys to the Way-Back Machine?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,488
Posted By ChR1s
Tag Tolland Road, Otis ...

Tag

Tolland Road, Otis

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v336/xchristophe/adv/Dam_zpse043b88c.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 83,528
Posted By ChR1s
Nice spot. I've always approached it from the...

Nice spot. I've always approached it from the south.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v336/xchristophe/adv/line_zps4790974b.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 26,194
Views: 5,012,629
Posted By ChR1s
Plenty of leftovers in blue. ...

Plenty of leftovers in blue.

http://www.yamaha-motor.com/sport/products/modelspecs/651/0/specs.aspx
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 737,793
Posted By ChR1s
That seat:footpeg distance certainly looks to...

That seat:footpeg distance certainly looks to favor the short of inseam-

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/13-husqvarna-tr650-10.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,110
Posted By ChR1s
With regard to the buffeting, it's kind of a Dr...

With regard to the buffeting, it's kind of a Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde thing. Normally not an issue. But at times, on the slab, in "dirty air" from traffic or a crosswinds, it *can* get very annoying. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,110
Posted By ChR1s
I've had quite a few bikes over the years...

I've had quite a few bikes over the years (sportbikes & dirtbikes, mainly), but my '07 990Adv has stayed with me the longest out of all of them. One test ride after getting off my '04 ZX-10R was all...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-12-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26,194
Views: 5,012,629
Posted By ChR1s
Improved pricing! Well, maybe just different...

Improved pricing! Well, maybe just different pricing.



http://imageshand.yamahamotors.com/img.jpg?id=18095&class=lrg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 83,528
Posted By ChR1s
I just got back from a wellness check on Locky. ...

I just got back from a wellness check on Locky. He's still resting peacefully, BEHIND the rock.

I added a reference mark, in the form of two sticks laying against said rock.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,488
Posted By ChR1s
My ADV decoder ring says, "Elbow Meadow Natural...

My ADV decoder ring says, "Elbow Meadow Natural Heritage Area "
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 83,528
Posted By ChR1s
NEW tag N42 15.270 W072 47.121 When you...

NEW tag

N42 15.270 W072 47.121

When you find this gate:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v336/xchristophe/adv/2012-08-26_1.jpg

Park your bike here (TAG DROP):...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 83,528
Posted By ChR1s
Tag ...

Tag
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v336/xchristophe/adv/Searsburg.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-24-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By ChR1s
They're paving more roads than ever now but...

They're paving more roads than ever now but there're still a few dirty ones left. The stretches of dirt in MA aren't all that long though. Check out something like Kelley Stand Road in VT for a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,846
Posted By ChR1s
How does the overall engine performance compare...

How does the overall engine performance compare to its prior state?
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,111
Posted By ChR1s
Drop a tooth on the CS sprocket for woods. Ride.

Drop a tooth on the CS sprocket for woods. Ride.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,832
Posted By ChR1s
Still living in a flat world, I see... I...

Still living in a flat world, I see...

I think I want the Nuda over the Terra anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,832
Posted By ChR1s
If that's the depth of your understanding, I'm...

If that's the depth of your understanding, I'm guessing you ride on some flat terrain? The primary function of suspension is to maintain traction. Go slow enough though, and you don't need much. I...
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