ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Riding > Regional forums > Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers.
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-26-2013, 08:14 AM   #16816
TengaiJohn
Beastly Adventurer
 
TengaiJohn's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2006
Location: Tappan, NY
Oddometer: 3,117
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmkun View Post
I didn't say that you can never get a ticket by doing just that, however it certainly does reduce your chances of getting a ticket most of the time from my experience.
Why not try to park legally?
TengaiJohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2013, 08:18 AM   #16817
the schwartz
Buckethead Wendy
 
the schwartz's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2011
Location: the orange in the west
Oddometer: 389
Quote:
Originally Posted by lmychajluk View Post
If you're looking for a wrench in NJ, try Circle Cycle up in Ridgefield on 1/9. Great guys there, but the accessory selection is somewhat limited.
http://www.circlecycle.net/
Thanks. Circle Cycle actually is my mechanic for when I get in over my head. They'll work on old bikes too which not all shops are willing or able to do. Quality work on everything ive asked them for so far. A little further but not bad
__________________
2007 Suzuki V-Strom 650
2009 Husky TE310
2004 Ninja 250 (commute toy)
1978 Suzuki GS 1000 (perma project)
the schwartz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2013, 10:39 AM   #16818
Lil' Steve
PussyWagon™ Chauffer
 
Lil' Steve's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2006
Location: Da Bronx, NYC
Oddometer: 3,827
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmkun View Post
I didn't say that you can never get a ticket by doing just that, however it certainly does reduce your chances of getting a ticket most of the time from my experience.
And increase the chances of getting your bike towed. Plenty of instances in this thread for you to search.
__________________
Steve
07 KLX250S w/300 kit, 05 DR650SE, 04 XT225
99 VFR800 w/870 kit, 96 GPz1100, 87 CH250
Lil' Steve is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2013, 02:45 PM   #16819
dlearl476
Two-bit Throttle Bum
 
dlearl476's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2005
Location: Upstate Manhattan
Oddometer: 22,850
Quote:
Originally Posted by TengaiJohn View Post
Do you really think you can't get a ticket if you have a cover on the bike and no plate?
According to two different Traffic Enforcement officers I asked directly, yes.

So I'd put the effectiveness at 99%, same as the pill.
__________________
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace" - Jimi Hendrix

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other. -- Oscar Ameringer
dlearl476 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2013, 02:55 PM   #16820
dlearl476
Two-bit Throttle Bum
 
dlearl476's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2005
Location: Upstate Manhattan
Oddometer: 22,850
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lil' Steve View Post
And increase the chances of getting your bike towed. Plenty of instances in this thread for you to search.

You guys have far more experience than I, being a recent immigrant, but AFAIK, the whole towing things to be completely capricious and depends on someone having a bad day or something to prove.

There has been some type of rice cruiser parked on the sidewalk under a cover as long as I can remember on W72 that has never been towed in the five years that I lived there. Granted, it only takes one day for that to change.


Quote:
Originally Posted by TengaiJohn View Post
Why not try to park legally?
Always my first choice, but it doesn't always happen.
__________________
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace" - Jimi Hendrix

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other. -- Oscar Ameringer
dlearl476 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2013, 05:34 PM   #16821
Speedo66
Transient
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Cin City, OH
Oddometer: 6,310
Quote:
Originally Posted by devo2002 View Post
I parked my Vstrom there once thinking hey I see these bikes every day and no tickets are ever issued, why not? Well, 10 hours later the entire row had tickets, mine had 3 worth $250! I'm sure it isn't a big deal if you parked there for two months and no ticket, but I ain't parking there again

I talked to the guy who parks his Ninja in from of Quotidien, sometimes there is a Vespa there as well, and he hasn't gotten a ticket yet, I just have bad luck...
So basically you got a V-Strom hater who had to include the others to make it look good. I probably would have done the same thing

How can you say you've got bad luck, what's happened to you in the last year or so?
__________________
Oh I used to be disgusted, but now I try to be amused-E.Costello
'01 Kawasaki W650, '05 Yamaha XT225



Speedo66 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2013, 06:22 PM   #16822
Demian
www.rydersalley.com
 
Demian's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: Downtown New York City
Oddometer: 50
my place is on 55th between 9th and 10th? maybe that could help?
no signs outside...low key.
call me if interested
917 669 339
__________________
www.rydersalley.com
Demian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2013, 08:38 PM   #16823
kenny61
Crazy Idiot
 
kenny61's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Romaniacs 2019
Oddometer: 24,012
Quote:
Originally Posted by devo2002 View Post
This was last August, no cover (nobody else had them either). The entire row got tickets (multiple) as I said. Illegal parking, removal of plate (just following what everyone was doing), and I can't remember the 3rd.

Hey, I realize I took my chances with the law, I just won't be taking them again.

you should have apologized for selling me a ninja that had a battery that died a year later
__________________
On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died. The only thing that comes to those who wait is old age. Too many dreams.... Not enough time. Not Scared of dying. Not scared of living. Just scared of the pain that separates the two...
kenny61 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2013, 06:31 AM   #16824
wiseblood
Hall Monitor
 
wiseblood's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: New York City
Oddometer: 11,981
Quote:
Originally Posted by dlearl476 View Post
According to two different Traffic Enforcement officers I asked directly, yes.

So I'd put the effectiveness at 99%, same as the pill.

Maybe. But, several times a year the city goes on a motorcycle towing spree. As long as you're ready to deal with that, you may be right.
__________________
"Hard Work Often Pays Off After Time, but Laziness Always Pays Off Now."

Big Apple Tag-o-Rama Maps: Click Here!
wiseblood is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2013, 06:47 AM   #16825
wiseblood
Hall Monitor
 
wiseblood's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: New York City
Oddometer: 11,981
Quote:
Originally Posted by lmychajluk View Post
I read about that right after it happened. Sad story, all around.

My thoughts:
  • That was no "accident." Cop rammed him, pure and simple. Video backs it up. Maybe officer didn't think death would be the result, but it was a clear left turn, and the brakes didn't appear to come on until after the hit.
  • Fucktards acting like assholes, messing it up for every motorcyclist in NYC.

Driving recklessly certainly is a crime, and one with many criminal penalties. Death, however, is not one of them.

As a side note: I could NEVER be a cop. I don't know how they keep from losing their cool all the time. Cop in this case lost it. No doubt, he was angry that these kids were trying to flee. It's completely human to lose your cool when someone is acting so blatantly like an asshole.

I feel bad for the family of the guy who died. He was playing a dangerous game, and it didn't work out for him in this case.

Anyhoo...
__________________
"Hard Work Often Pays Off After Time, but Laziness Always Pays Off Now."

Big Apple Tag-o-Rama Maps: Click Here!
wiseblood is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2013, 08:56 AM   #16826
devo2002
-Devo
 
devo2002's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Los Angeles
Oddometer: 3,607
Quote:
Originally Posted by kenny61 View Post
you should have apologized for selling me a ninja that had a battery that died a year later
The real apology needs to be from me to my girl for selling her bike at a discount because her boyfriend doesn't know how to clean carbs.
__________________
2014 DL650 Vstrom
devo2002 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2013, 09:26 AM   #16827
dlearl476
Two-bit Throttle Bum
 
dlearl476's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2005
Location: Upstate Manhattan
Oddometer: 22,850
Quote:
Originally Posted by wiseblood View Post

Driving recklessly certainly is a crime, and one with many criminal penalties. Death, however, is not one of them.
I hate to seem callous but AFAIK that falls under the "Stupid Tax" statutes. Jump on the back of a buddy's bike in the process of felony evading?

Natural Selection: it's not just a good idea, it's the law.
__________________
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace" - Jimi Hendrix

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other. -- Oscar Ameringer
dlearl476 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2013, 09:32 AM   #16828
wiseblood
Hall Monitor
 
wiseblood's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: New York City
Oddometer: 11,981
Quote:
Originally Posted by dlearl476 View Post
I hate to seem callous but AFAIK that falls under the "Stupid Tax" statutes. Jump on the back of a buddy's bike in the process of felony evading?

Natural Selection: it's not just a good idea, it's the law.

Justice would be, the survivor wins his lawsuit, and then has to use all the money to pay for his storage in a cell.
__________________
"Hard Work Often Pays Off After Time, but Laziness Always Pays Off Now."

Big Apple Tag-o-Rama Maps: Click Here!
wiseblood is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2013, 10:07 AM   #16829
dmkun
Adventurer
 
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: NY
Oddometer: 36
I am planning a trip down towards the Baltimore/SoMD area, and wanted to get opinions on the best time to ride south (and back up north) on NJ Turnpike. I was thinking early mornng hours, leaving 6ish and getting to Wilmington, DE in about 2.5 - 3 hours.

Ideas for an alternative route that might be more enjoyable than the turnpike, perhaps 295?
dmkun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2013, 10:37 AM   #16830
lmychajluk
Beastly Adventurer
 
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Meadowlands, NJ (just east of the USA)
Oddometer: 1,582
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmkun View Post
I am planning a trip down towards the Baltimore/SoMD area, and wanted to get opinions on the best time to ride south (and back up north) on NJ Turnpike. I was thinking early mornng hours, leaving 6ish and getting to Wilmington, DE in about 2.5 - 3 hours.

Ideas for an alternative route that might be more enjoyable than the turnpike, perhaps 295?
Weekday? You're probably better off leaving around 8/9 to avoid morning traffic at the Del/Mem Bridge and around Wilmington.
__________________
-Lee
2013 Triumph Tiger 800
2008 Suzuki SV650n (Sold... I miss that bike...)
lmychajluk is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 03:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014