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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 06:04 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Do you have the screw-in style studs or the car...

Do you have the screw-in style studs or the car studs?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-22-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,049
Posted By mtrdrms
So if you're going north east from ny to mass I...

So if you're going north east from ny to mass I would avoid 7 and take 112 to 100 and follow 100 up as far as you can before headed over to nh. There is a sandwich shop that is very good in downtown...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-16-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By mtrdrms
I don't see a problem.

I don't see a problem.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-16-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Great read, thanks. I remember reading about...

Great read, thanks. I remember reading about that guy in an iba magazine or BMW moa? One of those.
Its not commuting but it's keeping my sanity from slipping...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By mtrdrms
+1 for the d4's. Great lights and they won't...

+1 for the d4's. Great lights and they won't break the bank.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-09-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v651/mtrdrms/020...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v651/mtrdrms/0208151554a_zpsce00f04b.jpg
Ok, so it's not communting, but I got to take out a buddy's hack for a little snow ride yesterday.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 11,705
Posted By mtrdrms
Hey all. Anyone here riding in nw ct area this...

Hey all. Anyone here riding in nw ct area this weekend? My pond is shot and I'd love to get out on burr pond or lake Winchester. Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-06-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Haven't. Ridden. In. Weeks. This sucks. ...

Haven't. Ridden. In. Weeks. This sucks. Usually I can get my fix by riding on the ice with my 450 but even that has been tough with the snow and what it does to the ice.
Anyway, I want to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By mtrdrms
Is that a hack towing a hack? That's a lotta...

Is that a hack towing a hack? That's a lotta weight.
It seems there are a few camps on this issue - "go for it" and "it will compromise the handling and gross weight so it's not safe". Not sure...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-28-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By mtrdrms
Anyone tow a motorcycle with a motorcycle?

A major goal of mine is to ride my dirt bike more this year and I don't want to a) be limited by the limited riding opportunities that I can easily ride to and b) have to load my bike on my 10mpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
I helped my brother in law with his strom not too...

I helped my brother in law with his strom not too long ago with the same symptoms. A very common problem with these bikes is the start button. All the headlight current goes through the start...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By mtrdrms
Have you had any problems with the trailtech...

Have you had any problems with the trailtech stator? I've heard mixed reviews. Also if I get the bigger stator, do I have to upgrade anything else? I just need enough juice to run The squadron all...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By mtrdrms
How has your GS held up against the salt?

For all of you winter riders out there, I'm trying to gauge how the GS fares against the harsh northern winters compared to other bikes. I ride all year and using Pam cooking spray as a rust...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
So I know about the winter's nasty effect on...

So I know about the winter's nasty effect on aesthetics and rusty steel and corroded aluminum but how do we feel about salt and it's effect on the mechanical longevity of the bike? I mean aside from...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By mtrdrms
Cool, thanks. Saw those. Is it enough light to...

Cool, thanks. Saw those. Is it enough light to ride at night (I know the product description says so)? Did you have upgrade your stator? Going to read the links you posted now...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-17-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Great post. Thanks lobolator. I too have grown...

Great post. Thanks lobolator. I too have grown to enjoy riding in the winter and until now, just accepted the fact that salt is gonna do its thing. I imagine the t9 is similar to the acf50? And...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,701
Posted By mtrdrms
Exactly what I wanted to know. My friend and I...

Exactly what I wanted to know. My friend and I will be attending as a duo team. Thank you!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,701
Posted By mtrdrms
I realize it's subjective, but how hard is the...

I realize it's subjective, but how hard is the course? If it's super challenging, and gets worse throughout the day, it must be a headache in the middle of the night. Is that the point of this...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By mtrdrms
2013 ktm 450 xc-f lighting options?

Hey all. I'm looking for more light for my bike. Strictly for riding and racing at night. Problem is, my bike didn't come with lights. Now I have the enduro engineering lighting kit for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Great day to ride in today! That is, as long as...

Great day to ride in today! That is, as long as it doesn't snow on my way home...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,701
Posted By mtrdrms
Wow. This is pretty cool. One question: If I...

Wow. This is pretty cool. One question: If I enter with another person do we have to use the same bike or can we use our own bikes when we switch off the course? Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By mtrdrms
Will 950 valve shims fit in my '13 450sx?

Hello all. I've gotta adjust the valves on my dirt bike. I haven't pulled apart my 2013 450sx but I do have a valve shim kit for a 2005 ktm 950 adv. Any idea if they are the same? My Google-fu is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
No clutch issues with the non-motorcycle oil, eh?...

No clutch issues with the non-motorcycle oil, eh? Interesting.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Nice score. So does that mean it will be for...

Nice score. So does that mean it will be for sale for real cheap in the spring??:deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Wow, $1000? That's a deal. What was wrong with...

Wow, $1000? That's a deal. What was wrong with it? I'm still saving for your 1500...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 11,705
Posted By mtrdrms
This sounds great! I've been wanting to enter a...

This sounds great! I've been wanting to enter a buddy in a race for a while. We have been riding ice for years in central ct and while I'm closer to average, he's got some real speed. Do we really...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
As long as it's jaso ma rated it should be fine.

As long as it's jaso ma rated it should be fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Posted By mtrdrms
They have one that is $77?! WTF? Yeah I...

They have one that is $77?! WTF? Yeah I wouldn't count on high quality. Hong Kong...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Report back with any findings/results/application...

Report back with any findings/results/application comments. Thanks!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
I'm strongly considering the studded option. I...

I'm strongly considering the studded option. I could have ridden at least 10 more days this year. Sadly, this is the first week since August that I have driven to work everyday...:cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
It seems both iterations of layers would be good....

It seems both iterations of layers would be good. Has your health changed? Body composition and lifestyle changes could definitely contribute to susceptibility of cold weather injuries. There is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-06-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,721
Posted By mtrdrms
That's big miles for 10 days. Ever do any iron...

That's big miles for 10 days. Ever do any iron butt rides? Do you have long distance experience? Your route looks freakin great btw. Its a lovely trip up the Maine coast and into pei and nova...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-06-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Same here. And this morning...it was dead.

Same here. And this morning...it was dead.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-05-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Lucky you! I also had to drive in today. It was...

Lucky you! I also had to drive in today. It was a little to slick for my liking. I could barely get the truck up my road! Not to mention it cost's about $15 dollars to drive to work compared to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-05-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Looks like Wednesday and Thursday are gonna be a...

Looks like Wednesday and Thursday are gonna be a bit brisk! Lets hope the black ice stays away...:wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-30-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
I'm getting the klim balaclava. I've got this...

I'm getting the klim balaclava. I've got this week off so no commuting for me. Enjoy and thanks for the update!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,281
Posted By mtrdrms
Akarob: did you have to drill all those holes? ...

Akarob: did you have to drill all those holes? Do you have a stud gun? I've been running the freddete setup for ice but would love some studs for winter trails.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
So what's the ideal winter tire? I mean besides...

So what's the ideal winter tire? I mean besides studded, what's the best choice? I'm a little torn. Should I have a good rain tire, with siping? Or a knobby with soft compound? I have k60 scouts...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
mmmm. Glove porn.

mmmm. Glove porn.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 16,305
Posted By mtrdrms
Beautiful morning to ride to work gentlemen. I...

Beautiful morning to ride to work gentlemen. I just wish my tourmaster winter elite gloves had a better rain squeegee!
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