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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14,535
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Posted By Speedo66
Did my first big ride of the season, 107 miles of...

Did my first big ride of the season, 107 miles of dual sport in the OH mts. Yeah, there are actually mts. in OH, near WV. Camped in a state park, some good riding companions, nice riding, and lots...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,231
Views: 246,798
Posted By Speedo66
I went, did the dual sport ride. Great ride,...

I went, did the dual sport ride. Great ride, beautiful country, and very nice group of people. Nothing like camping in a tent in the brisk (cold) mountain air. I think I saw you there. :D
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,313
Posted By Speedo66
You might want to consider reporting it for this...

You might want to consider reporting it for this reason: if you find you actually do have injuries, especially head injuries, you may be covered by certain clauses of your insurance policy relating...
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,358
Posted By Speedo66
You can always ride on your lawn for a little off...

You can always ride on your lawn for a little off road riding. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11,998
Views: 1,882,272
Posted By Speedo66
I've got these on mine....

I've got these on mine. http://www.solomotoparts.com/EBC-HH-Sintered-Front-Brake-Pads-for-XT-225-01-07/
Better than stock, but I don't think the brakes are too strong to begin with. Which might be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
That's impossible, W650's never have problems. ...

That's impossible, W650's never have problems. Go the distance and take it up to Hudson Valley Motorcycles in Ossining. Good mechanics, not cheap, but honest.
Forum: Face plant 04-27-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,358
Posted By Speedo66
Go Kenny!! With all the times you've helped me,...

Go Kenny!! With all the times you've helped me, wish I was there to cheer you on. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11,998
Views: 1,882,272
Posted By Speedo66
That is typical, at least with mine. Very slow...

That is typical, at least with mine. Very slow to warm up and take throttle.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11,998
Views: 1,882,272
Posted By Speedo66
I changed over to a TTR225 rear wheel, and have...

I changed over to a TTR225 rear wheel, and have the original for sale here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26648754&postcount=1
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11,998
Views: 1,882,272
Posted By Speedo66
Another thing people do is drill out the cover...

Another thing people do is drill out the cover for the mixture screw and turn it out about three turns. That seems to richen the idle a little and make for easier starting.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,231
Views: 246,798
Posted By Speedo66
Have knobbie tire and XT225 and TTR225 parts for...

Have knobbie tire and XT225 and TTR225 parts for sale here: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26648754&postcount=1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
Yeah, media savvy and elitist. Heard they're...

Yeah, media savvy and elitist. Heard they're only giving them to "celebrities" at the moment. Screw that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
Their techs are very good, but the shop hourly...

Their techs are very good, but the shop hourly rate is, well, dealer rate.

They didn't used to offer test rides, but I think Ducati subsidises them now, so you can at least take out a Ducati. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
Eek Question is, are they going to let you ride it...

Question is, are they going to let you ride it away with the expired inspection, or will they require it to be trailered or put on a truck?

If you can ride it away, there was no reason to take it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-15-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,231
Views: 246,798
Posted By Speedo66
Dynobob, fantastic pictures, thanks! Hope...

Dynobob, fantastic pictures, thanks!

Hope to join the next ride.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,231
Views: 246,798
Posted By Speedo66
Nice, looks like you had it all. :clap ...

Nice, looks like you had it all. :clap

Envious! :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11,998
Views: 1,882,272
Posted By Speedo66
Is there a preferable brand of milk? Kinda' like...

Is there a preferable brand of milk? Kinda' like oil brands? :D

Nice idea, thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14,535
Views: 2,669,835
Posted By Speedo66
I don't have any pictures like that out there, I...

I don't have any pictures like that out there, I better post some so the NSA doesn't think I'm a slacker. :deal

LGIB, all you need is a little gas and a match and those tires will be off in...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,456
Views: 720,911
Posted By Speedo66
My '56 Triumph TRW had a chain oiler built into...

My '56 Triumph TRW had a chain oiler built into the crankcase. Screw adjustable for flow. Dripped a little engine oil on your chain. Worked well, why aren't they doing something like that now?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16,971
Views: 10,710,952
Posted By Speedo66
Her leg looks about the diameter of a pick up...

Her leg looks about the diameter of a pick up stick.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14,535
Views: 2,669,835
Posted By Speedo66
If you don't mind commercial shop rates, Hudson...

If you don't mind commercial shop rates, Hudson Valley Motorcycles in Ossining does good work. They're long time Suzuki dealers, so they would know the bike.

You could also check across the river...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16,971
Views: 10,710,952
Posted By Speedo66
I guess that kickstand was pre-photoshop. ...

I guess that kickstand was pre-photoshop.

Same for the girls doo's.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16,971
Views: 10,710,952
Posted By Speedo66
Stoned again on the face of it.

Stoned again on the face of it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4,456
Views: 720,911
Posted By Speedo66
Nice work, Jerk!!:clap:clap:clap Done a...

Nice work, Jerk!!:clap:clap:clap

Done a million oil changes, but can't hurt to be reminded to take it easy with the wrenches, torque wise. Nothing worse than that sickening feeling of having the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14,535
Views: 2,669,835
Posted By Speedo66
Great to hear our two on the disabled list, Kenny...

Great to hear our two on the disabled list, Kenny & LGIB, are up and running. :clap

Sorry I missed the bash, but looks like everyone had a good time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
Probably a good idea, because if they ever, never...

Probably a good idea, because if they ever, never happen, but if it ever went to trial and they subpoena the person who's credit card actually paid for it......... :eek1 Can you say perjury? ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14,535
Views: 2,669,835
Posted By Speedo66
We at the ends of the earth, or in the middle of...

We at the ends of the earth, or in the middle of it, will require pictures. :deal

Go Kenny! :clap

Looks Good in Black, haven't heard much about your condition, how are you doing?? :ear
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
Someone on the Westchester thread just posted...

Someone on the Westchester thread just posted this. It's a site that allows you to run a VIN to see if the vehicle is stolen or a salvage title.

Should be a valuable tool, especially in the city....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14,535
Views: 2,669,835
Posted By Speedo66
It wasn't the bike, it was the rider. :lol3 As...

It wasn't the bike, it was the rider. :lol3 As I recall you were frozen that day, maybe your hand couldn't open the throttle all the way. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16,971
Views: 10,710,952
Posted By Speedo66
Nice bike, nice friend. But wash those feet. :D

Nice bike, nice friend. But wash those feet. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14,535
Views: 2,669,835
Posted By Speedo66
I see Kenny's fundraiser is coming up soon. ...

I see Kenny's fundraiser is coming up soon. Unfortunately, won't be able to make it, but just sent a check.

Kenny, hope you raise lots to cover some expenses with enough left over for a new...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
Wonder if they still have icebergs on the lake? ...

Wonder if they still have icebergs on the lake? :D Dress warm.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14,535
Views: 2,669,835
Posted By Speedo66
Looks like someone got a new bike, congrats!! ...

Looks like someone got a new bike, congrats!! :freaky

Not coming with a skid plate is criminal.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
That's pretty ingenious. Sounds like the cops...

That's pretty ingenious. Sounds like the cops are creating a traffic jam by their motorcycle stop operation, then grabbing the motorcyclists who respond to the traffic condition by lane splitting. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
Those are all indicators spring has actually...

Those are all indicators spring has actually arrived. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
Ducati too. Nice family run business, Richie Jr....

Ducati too. Nice family run business, Richie Jr. behind the parts counter is a former world class racer, Duane's son is doing well lately too.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4,231
Views: 246,798
Posted By Speedo66
Nice time at the (byo) dinner and a movie. Good...

Nice time at the (byo) dinner and a movie. Good movie, good people.

Thanks Gary. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
Average clerk in a DMV office probably doesn't...

Average clerk in a DMV office probably doesn't even know about it, custom plate unit in Albany handles it. Here it is: http://dmv.ny.gov/apply-vintage-plates

It would be necessary for your Beck...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25,922
Views: 1,848,892
Posted By Speedo66
I've had historic plates. The mileage limit is...

I've had historic plates. The mileage limit is usually imposed by your insurance company for an antique vehicle, great rates though.

NYS limits the use of historic plates to the occasional drive,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4,231
Views: 246,798
Posted By Speedo66
Sorry, by dinner and a movie I meant a take out...

Sorry, by dinner and a movie I meant a take out meal.

Ray, sorry if it messed up your plan.

Looking forward to either movie.

Gary, thanks for setting this up.
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