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Forum: Trials 01-12-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,336
Posted By Mike Mc
Got to get them there to ride first. Before I...

Got to get them there to ride first. Before I bought my Beta I went to several events. Never wanted to score, but not due to laziness (I've volunteered LOTS at other motorsports events), but I didn't...
Forum: Trials 01-12-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,336
Posted By Mike Mc
Bought my trials bike November 2011, sold it...

Bought my trials bike November 2011, sold it September last year. May get back into it when I've got more cash, but I could have kept it.
Reasons I sold it: As a beginner, riding alone on my own...
Forum: Trials 12-06-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 62,940
Posted By Mike Mc
'95 Gas gas in Maine. $500!! (not mine, just saw...

'95 Gas gas in Maine. $500!! (not mine, just saw the ad.)

http://maine.craigslist.org/mcy/4231260282.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,653
Views: 261,046
Posted By Mike Mc
Southern Maine seems to have a strong trials...

Southern Maine seems to have a strong trials presence in the Berwick area,
https://www.facebook.com/RockAndRollTrialsClub
and Stu at Jack's Cycles (also in Berwick) http://www.jackscycles.com/ can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,482
Posted By Mike Mc
Haven't been to STPR but worked the Maine / New...

Haven't been to STPR but worked the Maine / New England forest rally for many a year as a volunteer, and feel the need to give my point of view. Workers first priority is event safety. Second is...
Forum: Trials 06-01-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 62,940
Posted By Mike Mc
Not Craigslist, but... Honda 200 Trials in ME

Saw this in a local shopper that predates Craigslist.

http://www.unclehenrys.com/init/classifieds/ad_detail/4184954/?_next=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.unclehenrys.com%2Finit%2Fsearch%2Fresults%2F1%234184954
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 44,745
Views: 2,585,335
Posted By Mike Mc
"North end of Appleton Ridge Road. Debated about...

"North end of Appleton Ridge Road. Debated about going due to lateness of the day, low fuel, and if ANYTHING happens I am screwed.....but decided fme I going anyway.:D[/QUOTE]

Little early to be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-01-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,653
Views: 261,046
Posted By Mike Mc
Rally mistress was not her first choice for a...

Rally mistress was not her first choice for a title, but the other one at least DID involve leather (among other things...)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-12-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,653
Views: 261,046
Posted By Mike Mc
Bridget, you may also want to post an inquiry in...

Bridget, you may also want to post an inquiry in this forum

http://www.mainelysubarus.com/forums/

A number of them are (car) rally folk and are usually very helpful...
Forum: Trials 12-14-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mike Mc
A local rider fits his 200 gasser in a...

A local rider fits his 200 gasser in a similarly-sized van (Sienna, maybe?) by rotating his bars down. Not a HUGE pain in the ass, and it works.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-07-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,996
Posted By Mike Mc
Own an '08 GV here, put 9,000 miles on it since I...

Own an '08 GV here, put 9,000 miles on it since I got it last year. As stated, fun, bulletproof, high maint. intervals (1000 miles oil change), a little cramped for my 5'8" frame. Have taken on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-02-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,692
Posted By Mike Mc
You may want to take a peek here. ...

You may want to take a peek here.

http://www.city-data.com/forum/maine/

Many threads on moving to Maine, with local knowledge available if you ask.
Forum: Trials 11-05-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,297
Posted By Mike Mc
Two outta three. The "Thursday" video is still...

Two outta three. The "Thursday" video is still locked out.
Forum: Trials 10-21-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By Mike Mc
Thanks for the report. Your excellent...

Thanks for the report. Your excellent descriptions of the challenges faced by yourself on each section reinforce my belief I ain't NEVER gonna get good enough for this game...
Seriously, it was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-16-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 44,745
Views: 2,585,335
Posted By Mike Mc
LMAO!!! Knew it was a quake here (Palermo),...

LMAO!!!

Knew it was a quake here (Palermo), but no damage. Only the 2nd one I've felt!
Forum: Trials 09-14-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,557
Posted By Mike Mc
Total noob here, but throwing this out anyways.. ...

Total noob here, but throwing this out anyways..
From what I understand, you want to lean the bike into the turn so it would naturally turn the amount you want without handlebar input. To...
Forum: Trials 09-08-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 62,940
Posted By Mike Mc
For you Northern New England folk

His and her Betas?

http://maine.craigslist.org/mcy/3255755477.html

Note that South Berwick is the location for Stewart and Jacks Cycle. Perhaps Mr Preston could be persuaded to inspect & ship...
Forum: Trials 09-01-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 97,218
Posted By Mike Mc
Craigslist find

http://maine.craigslist.org/bik/3234086865.html

Worth checking out at all?
Forum: Trials 05-13-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 308,811
Posted By Mike Mc
"Why are you riding on a golf course????" ...

"Why are you riding on a golf course????"

'Cause if my photographer caught Lyme disease from a tic bite from shooting in the field instead of our lawn she'd never let me sleep with her again. Not...
Forum: Trials 05-12-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 308,811
Posted By Mike Mc
Older, bigger, but riding again...

What did I do with my Trials bike today? Rode!

First time back on a bike with a clutch in 30 odd years...

First time back on a dirt bike in 35 odd years...

And for a slack hour of so of...
Forum: Trials 12-24-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,263
Posted By Mike Mc
Gee, I clicked on the link and it said the post...

Gee, I clicked on the link and it said the post had been deleted. Maybe Mr. Happyseal liked what he saw?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44,745
Views: 2,585,335
Posted By Mike Mc
Speaking of Bucks...

Anybody we know here? Saw the plate and had to take a pic...
Forum: Trials 12-05-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 308,811
Posted By Mike Mc
A pic of the new ride (If I do it right!)

Here she is, just the way she was as we loaded her into the truck. No pics at home, she is already tucked in for the winter.
Forum: Trials 11-30-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 308,811
Posted By Mike Mc
What did I do? Buy it!

Left home before 6 A.M. Picked up a friend and drove a very long ways, then drove back . Home again (finally) at 6 P.M. With a 2004 Beta 270 in the back of my truck! Pretty big leap of faith for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By Mike Mc
Report so far, and a pic...

http://s1089.photobucket.com/albums/i347/MikeMcBeagle/?action=view&current=MyScoot.jpgWell, it took a while. Had to get a permit again (I haven't ridden in almost 30 years), and that meant me and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-11-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By Mike Mc
I went, I saw, I bought it.

Took a look at it this afternoon. It was immaculate, excepting a pencil-lead sized chip in one mirrors' paint, and he threw in a Givi top case with it. Pick it up Monday night.
Thanks guys, I'm...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By Mike Mc
Kymco Grand Vista, should I buy?

Saw this one locally on Craigslist

http://maine.craigslist.org/mcy/2427467427.html

and I'm REALLY tempted. I was thinking about waiting until the 200 Downtown came out, but this looks nice for...
Forum: Trials 04-20-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,635
Posted By Mike Mc
You may want to call Jacks at their Maine local,...

You may want to call Jacks at their Maine local, perhaps they can help...
http://www.jackscycles.com/
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