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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,457
Posted By Climbnsink
FYI pretty much every motorcycle(not scooters)...

FYI pretty much every motorcycle(not scooters) trump any car in giving girls the tingles. Yeah $ wise it aint fair and perhaps not rational but it is what it is.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,517
Posted By Climbnsink
Get out of NYC and you will be fine. I've many...

Get out of NYC and you will be fine. I've many expat English friends that drove round the states with their English licenses, no problems.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Climbnsink
Vanson is great if you have the time and...

Vanson is great if you have the time and patience. There is the somewhat obvious discount rack, then among everything else there are deals to be found. Some of the pink stuff or XXS/XXL pricing is...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,043
Posted By Climbnsink
cool thanks

cool thanks
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,043
Posted By Climbnsink
How do you like the super 8 150? Recommend it? ...

How do you like the super 8 150? Recommend it? Top speed? Thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,087
Posted By Climbnsink
Would the supporters of tiered licensing in the...

Would the supporters of tiered licensing in the states, still support a tiered system if there was no grandfathering? If it is for safety how do we know you put in the miles on little bikes? And...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,083
Posted By Climbnsink
Buy a cheap old dual sport, they are supposed to...

Buy a cheap old dual sport, they are supposed to look nasty.:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,087
Posted By Climbnsink
When a group of people suggest more regulations...

When a group of people suggest more regulations on themselves, they have a term to describe it: suicide.:cry That said, many pilots suck, what keeps them alive is lack of opportunity(ie no money or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,593
Posted By Climbnsink
I've heard break in limits are so if a...

I've heard break in limits are so if a manufacturing fault lets go during break in it is at a low enough RPM to fix whats left instead of taking out the whole motor. Covering the dealers bottom...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,197
Posted By Climbnsink
The inspection bit is new to me, haven't seen...

The inspection bit is new to me, haven't seen that. see if you can get a LI or NJ cop to do a vin inspection
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,197
Posted By Climbnsink
I thought any cop can do the VIN inspection. As...

I thought any cop can do the VIN inspection. As for vehicle inspection if you aren't going to ride the bike in VT why bother? And if you are just get it inspected when you get there. They won't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,502
Posted By Climbnsink
FYI Oct. up that way can be a lot colder than...

FYI Oct. up that way can be a lot colder than where you are be prepared.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,783
Posted By Climbnsink
NYS requires riders with permits to be within 1...

NYS requires riders with permits to be within 1 mile(1/2, 1/4 mile? don't recall exact distance) of a sponsoring rider who has a NYS motorcycle license. Royal PIA also need your sponsor to go with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,151
Posted By Climbnsink
nice

nice
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,783
Posted By Climbnsink
Whatever. This why most dealers offer to...

Whatever. This why most dealers offer to deliver. And why bike shop employees come outside to watch the fresh meat ride away. We continue to evolve.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By Climbnsink
In VT bikes less than 300cc don't need and don't...

In VT bikes less than 300cc don't need and don't receive titles. Not sure if you could title up from a VT registration in your state, you could ride it indefinitely with a VT plate in your home...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,250
Posted By Climbnsink
Swap the vin plate with your 150:evil Problem...

Swap the vin plate with your 150:evil Problem solved, other possible problems created.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 32,603
Posted By Climbnsink
You can get a VT plate on it no problem. ...

You can get a VT plate on it no problem. Re-registering to NY seems to be an iffy proposition. If you don't mind riding with a green plate you are good to go.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Climbnsink
There was a plan to build a highway along the...

There was a plan to build a highway along the Western spine in the 30's, similar to the blueridge highway. All federal money, VT voted it down.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,817
Posted By Climbnsink
My little Chevy S-10 was such a menace to the...

My little Chevy S-10 was such a menace to the parkways. We should all be thankful NYS kept it off the parkways during the times it was plated in state.:wink: I repeat Asinine.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,817
Posted By Climbnsink
I dealt with that stupidity for years. I was...

I dealt with that stupidity for years. I was visiting LI from NH once and a cop got on the highway a ways behind me spotted my PU and came zipping up pulled in behind me looking for commercial...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 37,031
Posted By Climbnsink
Cool. My first real motorcycle was a SRX 250...

Cool. My first real motorcycle was a SRX 250 bought new in 87. Thought it was a great start. One of these days if one shows up local at the right price I'll probably have to spring for it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,971
Posted By Climbnsink
Funny in 87 we thought the new CBR 600 was quite...

Funny in 87 we thought the new CBR 600 was quite fast. Just because the new ones are faster doesn't mean the old ones are slow. I'm in the start small(250) and preferably dirt camp. But whatever...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,068
Posted By Climbnsink
I'd guess it is all about appearance. Some of...

I'd guess it is all about appearance. Some of the streetbike people replace panels to fix scratches. Little scratches. More like car people in that it should be shiny and perfect. Not perfectly...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-27-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,261
Posted By Climbnsink
That is how VT rolls. I plated a DRZ 110 when I...

That is how VT rolls. I plated a DRZ 110 when I lived in VT and I now have both the certificate of origin/title from the dealer and a transferable registration from the state of VT.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,495
Posted By Climbnsink
Holy bleep. I got to get out of the Northeast. ...

Holy bleep. I got to get out of the Northeast. 14 to operate a motorized vehicle in MA. 14 year olds are allowed to fly sailplanes solo. And you are supposed to register dirt bikes even if you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,495
Posted By Climbnsink
Age limits for kids on dirt bikes MA and VT

Getting my daughter a CRF 50(+safety gear) for her 7 th birthday. Was wondering what the laws are in regards to kids riding. Live in MA will probably do some riding in VT on friend and family...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,670
Posted By Climbnsink
He means lower taxes for him at your expense. ...

He means lower taxes for him at your expense. Not sure about NH but VT charges higher property tax rate to second home owners.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-23-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,670
Posted By Climbnsink
What about the Adirondacks? Someplace just South...

What about the Adirondacks? Someplace just South of Lake George or thereabouts. I've never skied over there but in lake quality and quantity the Dacks beat NH and VT combined. Probably not too...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 16,763
Posted By Climbnsink
Stupid bastards. Happy that gas will get more...

Stupid bastards. Happy that gas will get more expensive because it justifies your toys and costs more for others that have made different vehicle choices. Stop being so petty and grow up.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 205,549
Posted By Climbnsink
1982 tz 250 j

1982 tz 250 j
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-21-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,670
Posted By Climbnsink
I wouldn't buy a house in vt. Granted all of the...

I wouldn't buy a house in vt. Granted all of the NE states have fiscal issues vt is worse, might even beat CA into bankruptcy. Property tax is high and varies based on second home status and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-20-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,112
Posted By Climbnsink
The VT thing is easy. Get VIN verification by a...

The VT thing is easy. Get VIN verification by a cop or bring the bike up there in a truck. Inspection doesn't matter if you never ride the bike in VT:evil they won't cancel your registration if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,822
Posted By Climbnsink
I hopped on a jap cruiser once just for kicks,...

I hopped on a jap cruiser once just for kicks, rode away thinking 'damn my feet are far forward' few seconds later I couldn't hit the shifter I looked down and my feet were on the passenger...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,073
Posted By Climbnsink
FYI photochromatic lenses don't let as much light...

FYI photochromatic lenses don't let as much light through when clear, so night vision can suffer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,121
Posted By Climbnsink
Were not talking about lapping Daytona with a kid...

Were not talking about lapping Daytona with a kid on the bike, question is riding around the yard or block at bicycle speeds. I think some don't like the idea because it cuts into the death defying...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,121
Posted By Climbnsink
That could happen in a bicycle crash as well, so...

That could happen in a bicycle crash as well, so why is it generally accepted to have kids of any age on a bicycle?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-16-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,373
Posted By Climbnsink
It would be full of awesome if lots of...

It would be full of awesome if lots of motorcycles kept showing up at WF:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,121
Posted By Climbnsink
If they won't remember what's the point of...

If they won't remember what's the point of putting them up on your shoulders? They could fall and hurt themselves, best to raise children in a padded box without any cancer causing sunlight or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,121
Posted By Climbnsink
Of course riding a bicycle and motorcycle are not...

Of course riding a bicycle and motorcycle are not the same, motorcycles are easier to ride and apparently safer. Please understand that the safety nannies have made it illegal to ride a bicycle on...
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