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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,706
Posted By dfeckel
Stock trail bikes are pretty quiet. Stock dual...

Stock trail bikes are pretty quiet. Stock dual sports, like KLX, WR-R, CRF-L will all be very quiet. Higher-performance bikes will be louder, but they don't have to be objectionably loud. I run...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,615
Posted By dfeckel
http://www.whitehorsegear.com/books/sidecars ...

http://www.whitehorsegear.com/books/sidecars

I ordered this book last week. Some very good information for hack noobs like me.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 36,273
Posted By dfeckel
Any personality changes after your frontal...

Any personality changes after your frontal lobotomy?

Jeeze, man! Your story takes the cake! Unless some folks who actually managed to kill themselves can post up.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By dfeckel
I used a six foot length of chain to knock the...

I used a six foot length of chain to knock the rust out. Very easy to retrieve when you're done.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By dfeckel
It's the 2014 Curly Fern Enduro!!!!!

Come one, come all to the 48th running of the Curly Fern Enduro, a shining jewel in the East Coast Enduro Association's 2014 enduro calendar!

When: Sunday March 23, 2014

Where: Indian Mills...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,826
Posted By dfeckel
Mid 90's on my Zephyr 750. In my parents'...

Mid 90's on my Zephyr 750. In my parents' neighborhood going around a sweeping right curve at about 30 mph. An oncoming car turns left in front of me. Countersteer and swerve right in front of...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,306
Posted By dfeckel
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w166/dfeckel/19...

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w166/dfeckel/1983%20KDX%20250/IMG_1357.jpg (http://s176.photobucket.com/user/dfeckel/media/1983%20KDX%20250/IMG_1357.jpg.html)...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 826,143
Posted By dfeckel
I'm really enjoying it. Nice and torque-y, super...

I'm really enjoying it. Nice and torque-y, super comfortable for me (5'7"), smooth but pleasent pulses from the motor at speeds below 50. Small, light, quick handling, so it's great around town. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 826,143
Posted By dfeckel
Right place, right time. I had a minute to check...

Right place, right time. I had a minute to check CL at work, and four listings from the top was this bike listed for $1k. I called IMMEDIATELY, and it turns out the bike was literally 1/2 mile from...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 826,143
Posted By dfeckel
'Tis the time of year when the leaves change...

'Tis the time of year when the leaves change color, and young men's minds turn towards cheap bikes.

2003 Savage
3300 miles
Like new condition
Always garaged
Windshield
Willie and Max...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 114,734
Posted By dfeckel
I just finished reading this thread from start to...

I just finished reading this thread from start to finish.

My conclusion--

Whatever rubber parts not ruined in the fire are now likely ruined from dry rot.
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,637
Posted By dfeckel
I am so done with carbs, although the 40 hours of...

I am so done with carbs, although the 40 hours of garage time trying to sort my '92 Zephyr 750's bank of CVKs has made me feel like an expert on them.

I'm at the point where I can have them off...
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,203
Views: 288,975
Posted By dfeckel
I finally fixed a low-speed misfire in my '92...

I finally fixed a low-speed misfire in my '92 Zephyr 750 that I've suffered since the late-90's.

The idle circuit in carb #1 had a clog in the carb body that just wouldn't clean out with carb...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 57,503
Posted By dfeckel
Can the BSA stem be pressed from its triple...

Can the BSA stem be pressed from its triple clamp? If so, can it simply be pressed into the BMW clamp, possibly with some machining of either the stem or clamp? It seems this would be the most...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 826,143
Posted By dfeckel
Here's my contribution. 1990 ZX600C 11,800...

Here's my contribution.

1990 ZX600C 11,800 miles $900

Needs starter clutch work and a few odds and ends, including tires, but I should be motoring nicely for under $1500.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-28-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,782
Posted By dfeckel
Liquid Amoxicillin prescription bottle. Very...

Liquid Amoxicillin prescription bottle. Very leak proof, and it holds exactly enough for adding one gallon at a gas station. The DS rides I do are all less than 100 miles, and my 3.4 gallon IMS...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 24,732
Posted By dfeckel
This was my first Quarry Run, and it was a blast!...

This was my first Quarry Run, and it was a blast! Sorry in advance for the lack of pictures. The day was just too wet, nasty, greasy, slimey, goopy and awesome to consider digging out the iPhone. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,471
Posted By dfeckel
With regards to the 90s retrobikes, I have to...

With regards to the 90s retrobikes, I have to extoll the virtues of my trusty '92 Zephyr 750.

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w166/dfeckel/DSCF3130.jpg

I'm sorry I don't have ready...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By dfeckel
Now I won't feel so nervous running around town...

Now I won't feel so nervous running around town on my Husky without its blinkers. Good news!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7,349
Views: 3,358,728
Posted By dfeckel
THAT IS AWESOME!! '89 CB-1 was my very first...

THAT IS AWESOME!! '89 CB-1 was my very first bike. I lover EVERYTHING that was done to this bike. It is beautiful.
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Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 826,143
Posted By dfeckel
If I hadn't just bought a Sportster, I'd be...

If I hadn't just bought a Sportster, I'd be joining the cheep bike challenge with this baby:

http://southjersey.craigslist.org/mcy/1754690420.html

1999 ZRX 1100 for $1500
Stuck clutch...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,778
Posted By dfeckel
Your Hawk looks awesome. I have always loved...

Your Hawk looks awesome. I have always loved these bikes. They were new leftovers when I was seventeen and shopping for my first new motorcycle. I was torn between the Hawk GT and the CB-1. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,048
Posted By dfeckel
It's a 2-stroke, so no cams, guides or chains. ...

It's a 2-stroke, so no cams, guides or chains. It should be as simple as cylinder, piston, rings, wrist pin and clip, and gaskets. However, I don't know if the 200's power valves drop right into...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-23-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27,616
Views: 2,260,240
Posted By dfeckel
Hey! I already dropped the canoe wrapped around...

Hey! I already dropped the canoe wrapped around the tree tag! And what exactly are you insinuating???
Forum: Racing 10-15-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,241
Posted By dfeckel
That sounds awesome. I also think you won't...

That sounds awesome. I also think you won't necessarily need 10 years to gain enough riding skill to do dakar. I started riding dirtbikes in 2007 and ECEA enduros in late 2007. To date, I've run...
Forum: Face plant 10-01-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,129
Posted By dfeckel
I had my enduro jacket get sucked into my back...

I had my enduro jacket get sucked into my back sprocket on my Husky during a dualsport. Was doing about 40 on gravel. Got a nice, long, close look at the "H" on my front fender until I finally...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,908
Posted By dfeckel
I'll be there for Sunday, coming from Medford, NJ.

I'll be there for Sunday, coming from Medford, NJ.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By dfeckel
I'm always surprised how good the video on those...

I'm always surprised how good the video on those GoPros looks. I assume it's the wide-angle version? Did it come with the hardware to mount it to the side of your helmet?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,705
Posted By dfeckel
I'll be there on row 34, babee!

I'll be there on row 34, babee!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,552
Posted By dfeckel
All I have to say is, "wow." I've ridden several...

All I have to say is, "wow." I've ridden several S. Jersey enduros, and it sounds as if the DE State is the Erzberg of the ECEA. Maybe I'll have to try it next year!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,305
Posted By dfeckel
How many riders per row? Is there room for a...

How many riders per row? Is there room for a fifth rider on row 62?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By dfeckel
This is the event where I got my Athena coupon...

This is the event where I got my Athena coupon and used it to get a 300cc big bore kit for my Husky TE250 for HALF FRAKKING OFF!!!! I was going to buy one of these kits, anyway, but saving 400 bones...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,735
Posted By dfeckel
I'll be there! It's the first of a four-weekend...

I'll be there! It's the first of a four-weekend Jersey Enduro spree! Make sure you come to the Curly Fern--I rode a couple of sections in preparation that are going to be awesome!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,301
Posted By dfeckel
I kept all the street gear minus mirrors on my...

I kept all the street gear minus mirrors on my Husky. It's a blast to beep as I go by folks in enduros! Not in dualsport class, however. I'm in it to win it! (the old fast slow guy class, that is)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,242
Posted By dfeckel
I'll be riding out of the Ranger Station at...

I'll be riding out of the Ranger Station at Atsion at 10, looking to put in a big day!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27,616
Views: 2,260,240
Posted By dfeckel
Ah, I know just where the new tag is, but I've...

Ah, I know just where the new tag is, but I've gone and drained all the oil out of the Husky in preparation for a ride in Wharton tomorry.

Good sleuthing Docgonzo on the fact that the wee Husky...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27,616
Views: 2,260,240
Posted By dfeckel
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w166/dfeckel/20...

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w166/dfeckel/208.jpg

Here ya go... now go get yer Google on!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27,616
Views: 2,260,240
Posted By dfeckel
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w166/dfeckel/20...

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w166/dfeckel/204.jpg

It's the Air Victory museum at the South Jersey Regional Airport. It's very cool, everyone should check it out.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27,616
Views: 2,260,240
Posted By dfeckel
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w166/dfeckel/20...

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w166/dfeckel/203.jpg

Boom!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-20-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 27,616
Views: 2,260,240
Posted By dfeckel
Well, I know the difference between an H-D and an...

Well, I know the difference between an H-D and an upright Hoover!
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