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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
NYC commuters?

The cars front bumper struck my rear tire quite squarely. The rear fender was not touched apparently. I didn't fall down. Was stopped at red light with both feet down. My head and neck did whip. The...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Thanks folks. I went to an urgent care office and...

Thanks folks. I went to an urgent care office and had X-rays of my head and neck taken. It's all good just strained some neck muscles slightly. The bike (Vstrom 650) is at the mechanic to be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2014, 07:06 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
NYC commuters?

Was just involved in a collision. I was the first vehicle stopped at a red light and was struck from behind by a car. I can not visually detect any damage. Having the bike towed now to my mechanic on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2014, 11:02 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Please tell us there is video of this scooter...

Please tell us there is video of this scooter going down the road.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2014, 07:41 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Where is this shot from?

Where is this shot from?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-03-2014, 05:20 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
In summer, I use the same TCX street sneakers you...

In summer, I use the same TCX street sneakers you do. I love them with one caveat, I wish they made a summer version with air ventilation. I'd have one one of each pair if they did. Love the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 03:58 PM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Thanks rectal. I was about to fall into the...

Thanks rectal. I was about to fall into the quicksand and your sarcasm was a perfect metaphorical rope.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By kcieslicki
I'm up in Maine visiting friends and riding back...

I'm up in Maine visiting friends and riding back roads for fun. Harley's are 99% of the bikes on the road. Was never a fan but now I'm starting to think they are a good choice. Am I being pressured...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Damn dude. That sucks. Fucking buses merge into...

Damn dude. That sucks. Fucking buses merge into lanes all the time and don't give a rats ass if there's anyone in the lane already.

Happy and. Amazed to hear that you rode to the hospital and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 06:03 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Pedestrians have now crossed a new boundary. Last...

Pedestrians have now crossed a new boundary. Last night I was riding north on first avenue around 7th street, I had a green light , was surprisingly not surrounded by cars. A group of 3 pedestrians...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 02:32 PM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Cash lanes at Queens Midtown Tunnel are cash...

Cash lanes at Queens Midtown Tunnel are cash only. This is completely stupid.


Question for the group: Can I use the cash lane at the Battery Tunnel plaza, and then present my EZ-Pass to the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
Entrapment? Hardly. Annoying definitely. ...

Entrapment? Hardly. Annoying definitely.

Good luck convincing a judge that we were forced to split lanes because of traffic delays.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,325
Posted By kcieslicki
Is the ear on Tuesdays still active? I'd love to...

Is the ear on Tuesdays still active? I'd love to hear more of this stuff in person.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
Rectal agree 100%. Cops running into traffic is...

Rectal agree 100%. Cops running into traffic is just a shit crazy idea.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2014, 07:47 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Wow this is impressive. Cop's standing between...

Wow this is impressive. Cop's standing between lanes recording video.

Hope they don't start that on the QB bridge.....:cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2014, 01:55 PM
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Posted By kcieslicki
I never said it was logical. But 10 steps here 10...

I never said it was logical. But 10 steps here 10 steps there when your 70 years old adds up.

That being said. I'm guilty of jaywalking occasionally myself.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
I think seniors are the most lawless pedestrians....

I think seniors are the most lawless pedestrians. But can you blame them for trying to take a shortcut rather than walk to the corner crosswalk?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
Well I'm an idiot. I parked the bike last night...

Well I'm an idiot. I parked the bike last night and left the rear parking light on (Vstrom). This morning light was still on, fantastic! But not enough juice to crank the engine. Anyone near the UES...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-01-2014, 10:18 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Not sure if you planned that easter egg, but in...

Not sure if you planned that easter egg, but in the last 10 seconds of the video, on the lower right corner you see a motorbike filtering though the cars stuck in traffic on the highway!!!

:rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Thanks for the link to the parking guide. Is this...

Thanks for the link to the parking guide. Is this the spiritual successor to primospot?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2014, 11:13 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
NYC commuters?

I worked in the Flatiron building for a few years recently. They will tow you eventually if you park on the sidewalk or pull your plate at muni meter parking.

Your best options for parking are...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 01:21 PM
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Views: 690,229
Posted By kcieslicki
Which center stand is the favorite amongst...

Which center stand is the favorite amongst owners? Need to install one for ease of maintenance.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Not trolling at all just reminding people of the...

Not trolling at all just reminding people of the available options. They all have pros and cons.

Pick your poison and quit your belly-aching.

Every now and then I need a break from the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 12:24 PM
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Posted By kcieslicki
There's always public transport! No parking costs...

There's always public transport! No parking costs at all.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 07:50 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
NYC commuters?

This is on West 39th Street between Broadway and 6th Ave. My office is a stone's throw away. It was only a matter of time when the tow trucks came to midtown.

And now I know for certain my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2014, 08:08 AM
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Posted By kcieslicki
Is it illegal in NJ to cross a solid white line?...

Is it illegal in NJ to cross a solid white line? I don't believe it is in NY.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By kcieslicki
What a shit show. The driver wouldn't show his...

What a shit show. The driver wouldn't show his papers? This world is going to hell.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,325
Posted By kcieslicki
Haha exactly. I was hoping someone would suggest...

Haha exactly. I was hoping someone would suggest that. I'm tempted to try it again without an ezpass.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
There was one time my motorbike ezpass at the...

There was one time my motorbike ezpass at the midtown tunnel didn't trigger and the gate didn't rise. I waited a few minutes for a toll worker to assist. No one came. I put the kickstand down pulled...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
I got ticketed for filtering between lanes on the...

I got ticketed for filtering between lanes on the exit ramp on of Koch Bridge inbound HOV lanes a few years back. Patrol car was parked on left hand shoulder after the ramp curves left. I plead...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,325
Posted By kcieslicki
Those all black cases look real nice, but the top...

Those all black cases look real nice, but the top case looks a bit short. Can you fit a full face helmet standing upright in the top case?
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,229
Posted By kcieslicki
Hello All, Introducing myself here, been...

Hello All,
Introducing myself here, been lurking for a few months, while I was deciding if a V-Strom was best for me. Finally pulled the trigger on a 2011 bone stock 650. Still extremely early days,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,325
Posted By kcieslicki
Any chance they make it intentionally wavy/bumpy...

Any chance they make it intentionally wavy/bumpy to keep drivers alert? Sort of like a cheap rumble strip adaptation?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
I ride that QB upper level twice everyday. It's...

I ride that QB upper level twice everyday. It's like a rumble strip to keep drivers awake.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,325
Posted By kcieslicki
I got my V-strom at the perfect moment. Northern...

I got my V-strom at the perfect moment. Northern BLVD is a hot mess now and thankfully this bike handles it very well. How long do you folks think it will be before northern is completely repaved...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-07-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
Nice parking!...

Nice parking! http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/08/y3emy9ep.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
2011 with 1,300 miles. Completely stock. I'm a...

2011 with 1,300 miles. Completely stock. I'm a newbie beginning vstrom farkling 101
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
Thanks Schwartz, image linking is not my forte..

Thanks Schwartz, image linking is not my forte..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23,030
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Posted By kcieslicki
Well, add my name to the V-Strom owner's list....

Well, add my name to the V-Strom owner's list. Motivated by RobFilms good fortune, after several failed deals of my own, I finally secured my first Strom.

A bus, hotel, train and ride home from...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,325
Posted By kcieslicki
50 years riding in NYC?!?!? Please write a book....

50 years riding in NYC?!?!? Please write a book. I'd love to read about your experiences and the history.

Good luck in Ohio with the family.
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