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Forum: Face plant 08-27-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,022
Posted By Fauster
Damn! I hit a deer near Warm Springs this past...

Damn! I hit a deer near Warm Springs this past June. Great riding in that area but there is certainly plenty of habitat for wildlife.

Glad you kept it upright (as did I). :thumb
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By Fauster
For me, it wasn't a matter of my brain shutting...

For me, it wasn't a matter of my brain shutting down. At least I don't think so. It just happened so fast that there wasn't any time to think "Oh shit... I'm going to low-side." Maybe I need a...
Forum: Face plant 08-21-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By Fauster
I have to give a shout-out to Progressive...

I have to give a shout-out to Progressive Insurance. Initially, I didn't think it was worth it to file a claim but then I started adding up the cost to replace gear and hard parts on the bike. The...
Forum: Face plant 08-21-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By Fauster
We picked the bike up and surveyed the damage for...

We picked the bike up and surveyed the damage for a minute before realizing that we were in a dangerous spot. I wheeled the bike around the bend and off the road onto a gravel parking area. My...
Forum: Face plant 08-21-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By Fauster
Low-side + ATGATT = Good Campfire Story

August 1st 2013 was a good time to be wearing ATGATT. Then again, every days is a good day for ATGATT! :deal

Let me set the scene. Sunny day, five F650 thumper riders and the first day of a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-19-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,677
Posted By Fauster
I used my inReach Blue (paired to smartphone) a...

I used my inReach Blue (paired to smartphone) a few weeks ago on a 800+ mile trip to West Virginia. I was staying within the quiet zone of the National Radio Telescope Observatory so there is no...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,978
Views: 541,997
Posted By Fauster
http://fauster.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/West-Virgin...

http://fauster.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/West-Virgina-Jailbreak-07/i-8k6m3Dk/0/M/Blue%20Creek%20Bridge-M.jpg
...
Forum: Regional forums 07-26-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,506
Posted By Fauster
I was sucking down the hometown favorite -...

I was sucking down the hometown favorite - Troeg's Hopback Ale.

On Wednesday, the friendly servers were mixing Yuengling Black & Tans for me. :slurp
Forum: Regional forums 07-26-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,506
Posted By Fauster
Foreign Youth Yearning For Freedom. Nice...

Foreign Youth Yearning For Freedom.

Nice meeting you in the beer hall Emoto.
Forum: Regional forums 05-27-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,668
Posted By Fauster
PayPal sent for (1) XL and (1) XXL. See you that...

PayPal sent for (1) XL and (1) XXL. See you that Friday.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,099
Posted By Fauster
Took my MSF course in 2000 at the Harley plant in...

Took my MSF course in 2000 at the Harley plant in York PA. There were two brand new Buell Blasts as they were being considered to replace the various 250cc bikes used for the class.

The...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 341,459
Posted By Fauster
Susquehanna River sunrise ...

Susquehanna River sunrise
http://fauster.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1st-Annual-Northeast-Jailbreak/IMG0088/353655677_g8wM6-L.jpg

Eastern North Carolina on the way to the Ocracoke ferry landing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,152
Posted By Fauster
Large are the balls on this one! Good stuff...

Large are the balls on this one!

Good stuff and great pics! :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 27,685
Posted By Fauster
Dave; I hurt my knee last weekend. I'm...

Dave;

I hurt my knee last weekend. I'm out. :kurt :bluduh
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,436
Posted By Fauster
Good stuff Eric! :thumb I've ridden all of the...

Good stuff Eric! :thumb I've ridden all of the areas you covered but your report showed that I have plenty of back roads left to discover.

How did you like Green Ridge? I've ridden through...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 27,685
Posted By Fauster
Got the dates in the calendar. Now I just have to...

Got the dates in the calendar. Now I just have to clear the time.

Good times riding with FBOMB and Mr. X last year... I just need to free up the entire weekend so I don't have to ride out and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,360
Posted By Fauster
A waterpump repair kit is cheap insurance just in...

A waterpump repair kit is cheap insurance just in case you get an early failure. Without the kit, you may be stuck for days waiting for parts to be delivered to your location.

I'm pushing 30K...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,058
Posted By Fauster
On top of Mount Washington ...

On top of Mount Washington

http://fauster.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2007-Tour-of-New-England/DSCN1512/170845378_hpibv-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 65,617
Posted By Fauster
Cedar Island to Ocracoke Island ferry, North...

Cedar Island to Ocracoke Island ferry, North Carolina

http://fauster.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2009-Thumper-Thaw-The-Thequel/IMG0669/522187585_pZbe3-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,552
Posted By Fauster
+1 on bring an extra fuel bottle. My hiking...

+1 on bring an extra fuel bottle.

My hiking partner still hasn't forgiven me for running out of fuel on one of our trips. Finished boiling water for hot chocolate and the stove went out before...
Forum: Regional forums 09-23-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 66,768
Posted By Fauster
The top photo is from Hoagland Vista in the...

The top photo is from Hoagland Vista in the Wyoming State Forest - due east of Sawmill in Sullivan County.

The bottom one is from the Bear Run OHV trail in the Tioga State Forest.
Forum: Regional forums 09-17-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 66,768
Posted By Fauster
I held a rally just a little bit north and east...

I held a rally just a little bit north and east of Sawmill in August of '08 and everyone raved about the riding in the area. Hundreds of miles of unpaved forest roads, great winding tarmac and lots...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2009, 04:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,755
Posted By Fauster
I was wearing jeans and a flannel shirt for my...

I was wearing jeans and a flannel shirt for my 1st low speed off-road face plant. Scrubbing dirt out of my knee and elbow convinced me that I needed something a bit more serious.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 501,900
Posted By Fauster
So THAT's who you swapped with? Now it makes...

So THAT's who you swapped with? Now it makes sense... I recall someone's Dakar being a tad bit too tall for them last August. Small world.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,922
Posted By Fauster
I've never seen a bottle of Woodford Reserve go...

I've never seen a bottle of Woodford Reserve go in two rounds...

Thanks for putting in the outside shower. That was a real treat Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. And next time, I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Fauster
Put the bike on its centerstand. Have a friend...

Put the bike on its centerstand. Have a friend lean on the tail rack to lift the front tire off the ground.

Then slowly turn the bars from side to side. I'm guessing that you will feel the forks...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,922
Posted By Fauster
Oh nooooooo! It's Murderous Mary from Erwin TN!...

Oh nooooooo! It's Murderous Mary from Erwin TN! Somebody get a noose!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/66/Elephantmary.jpg/150px-Elephantmary.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,922
Posted By Fauster
Gracias Senor & Senora Party Boss for your...

Gracias Senor & Senora Party Boss for your hospitality on Thursday evening. :bow :freaky Ein, zwei, drei :slurp


One thing is certain: you won't have any problems sleeping once the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,922
Posted By Fauster
Leaving at first light and should make it to Casa...

Leaving at first light and should make it to Casa Party Boss by 4 or 5.

Good a bottle of Woodford's and will be stopping for cigars on my way.

w00t!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 371,706
Posted By Fauster
Greenbrier River, Durbin, WV ...

Greenbrier River, Durbin, WV

http://fauster.smugmug.com/photos/562696437_U4wpk-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,922
Posted By Fauster
Looking forward to getting back down in that...

Looking forward to getting back down in that area. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,657
Posted By Fauster
No sight glass on the '05 and up bikes. And...

No sight glass on the '05 and up bikes.

And you are just resting the dipstick in the hole when checking the level, right? Screwing it back in will give you artificially high readings.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,657
Posted By Fauster
I don't know if I got this from the owner's...

I don't know if I got this from the owner's manual or from the Chain Gang site, but I check mine after a good 15 - 20 minutes of riding and I get consistent results. '05 with a dipstick.

Idling...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,736
Posted By Fauster
Go to the Ask Baldy, Blame MaddBrit forum and...

Go to the Ask Baldy, Blame MaddBrit forum and follow Shoganai's instructions for embedding video clips. Simple as that.

Jeff - yellow F650GS - Fauster (damn... a lot of Jeffs at one rally!)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,736
Posted By Fauster
Jeff (mrxinpa) asked me to share this video. I...

Jeff (mrxinpa) asked me to share this video. I shot it in portrait mode with my camera, so you'll have to turn your head sideways to get the full effect.


<OBJECT height=344 width=425>

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-01-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 748,406
Posted By Fauster
From the Smokin' Hole Rally V4.09 ...

From the Smokin' Hole Rally V4.09

http://fauster.smugmug.com/photos/550384303_Ujs59-L-1.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,736
Posted By Fauster
Who is the mysterious 'mrxinpa'? ...

Who is the mysterious 'mrxinpa'?

http://fauster.smugmug.com/photos/550360602_2B2UH-L.jpg

Is he really FBOMB's older brother in disguise, keeping FBOMB safe from the clutches of evil?
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,736
Posted By Fauster
A couple of pictures from today. A sign of...

A couple of pictures from today.

A sign of a first-class event: Under-canopy bike parking.
http://fauster.smugmug.com/photos/550340252_oRtCn-L.jpg

Getting ready for the road ride:...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 157,997
Posted By Fauster
Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina ...

Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina

http://fauster.smugmug.com/photos/522155680_tS9F4-L.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,736
Posted By Fauster
Yep.

Yep.
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