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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Revzilla.

Hey: I ordered my tires on Thursday from Revzilla and they were delivered on Monday.

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Dunlop 908 RR

Hey: it's the high end Dakar tire for Big bikes. At least the one's with" Normal Wheels" :D
Not sure of the difference, but sure looks cool! :D

That's the other thing I forgot to mention, "Real"...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Options!

Loph; Thanks for the post, no I'm not wealthy, I just spend and disproportional amount on my hobby! :D
Don't tell my wife. :evil

But those are great choices too!
Thanks for the input, I know,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Bikes!

Andrew: Glad you can make it this year, I'd like to see the Elephant!
But you can ride a different bike, just let us know.

A list of entrants is being worked on, but it woun't be ready to publish...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Round Tires.

Hey: our buddy and Off Road Professor, Jimmy Lewis calls this type of tire a "round tire". He's not talking about the overall shape of the tire, but the sides.

Notice the nice curve to the tire,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Then I find this!

Hey: So I go outside and find this baby!

http://jacksplash.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Pine-Barrens-500/i-L7NsFvJ/0/X2/tire%201-X2.jpg


Michelin Desert 90/90 21

OOOOH!:D

Brake pads are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Check your machine!

http://jacksplash.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011-Pine-Barrens-300-1/i-pVsWmH8/0/X2/what%20was%20it7-X2.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
This is what I'm talking 'bout.

Hey: My new rear tire was just delivered.

I can't get the Original Michelin Desert anymore, only the Desert Race version, so I've switched to the Dunlop 908 RR.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
The Hotel

Hey: The Hotel as plenty of room and will let you park in their lot.

Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Tires!

Rayzor: You do me and the other riders a dis-service with your post.

Those tires are a bad idea on a big bike for this event. If your an average rider with experience in the Pines, a 50/50 is OK,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Tires, again!

Not at this event!

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
The Pine Barrens 500 is not a Race!

Hey: Just to remind everyone,

The Pine Barrens 500 is not a Race!

This year we are using Fish and Wildlife areas that we came very close to losing access to forever. :eek1

Any Hooligan...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
One more Point!

Hey: You have to remember, that this event is 500 Plus miles over three days.
The Shortest day is 150 plus miles.
You will get tired as the day / days go on.
When you are tired, you have less...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Tires!

Hey: It seems some of you are not getting the point.

Heidenau K60's are 50 % dirt / 50 % street.
The Trail Wing is a really bad idea.
Michelin S 12, good idea.

You should have 90% dirt / 10%...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-06-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Knobby!

Hey: Sorry to disagree, but you should use the most aggressive DOT Knobby you can find.

Especially for a less experienced rider.

We like the MT 21's, D606's , TKC 80's. among others. 90% dirt...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,991
Posted By jack splash
Here!

Hey: I'm here.
You can't miss my element, stop by and say hello.
Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Shenandoah 500

Hey: I'm at the Shenandoah 500 this weekend. Save your questions till Monday.:D
Thanks
Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-02-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Maps.

Hey: When I first got my Montana 600, a refurb from Ebay for $320, it did not have any maps loaded.

I first used some free ones from GPSdepot
NE USA Topo's

and they were OK. They had what...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-02-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
The Entry form info sheet.

If you read my posts and the entry form info sheet , you would see "any size machine" is allowed.

Here's the text.

All Machines must be Street Legal with DOT Knobby Tires, USFS Spark Arrestor...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Good Idea.

Loph: thanks, thats a good idea.

I'm working on the release files in the next couple of weeks.

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Slow Learner!

Hey: I'm a slow learner and even slower to adopt new technology. :D

In the previous events , we only gave out routes. We had to "dumb down" the course so all the GPS devices could use the same...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
GPS Routes

Hey: The GPS Files will be emailed to the entrants in .gdb and . gpx formats only. And available at the Hotel, at the PB500 Headquarters each Morning, before the riders meeting. Bring your cable if...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Update 8/30/2014

Hey: So we've be working on the routes and permits, working around restricted areas, and other issues. It all looks good and I think the routes are great.

We finally settled on the route schedule...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Meteors Ride in the Pines!

Hey: As Frankie said, Meteors event is run in some of the same areas as the PB300/500 events and on similar terrain. They also throw in some enduro stuff you won't find on the PB500. It a great event...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Westside of 206

Loop: Yeah, it's real wet and muddy over there, and sandy too!

The best of both worlds!:D

This year were back there again, with some old and some new stuff.
But those routes are not suggested...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Bar Hopping!

Joe: That's pretty fun! I passed near there heading to and from home.

Yesterdays ride was appx 275 Miles.

Glad to see your back in the dirt.

Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Spot Tracker

Hey: I'm not saying you need one for the PB500, I'm saying they are a great device, and we may officially use them and an online system to track entrants and support crew members that have them.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Spot Tracker

Hey: Check this out

http://www.bajarallymoto.com/

Look at the Map, the race starts at 9am EST.

It's from the Baja rally, going on Thursday till Sunday. All the riders have a Spot Tracker and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Crf250l

Hey: The CRF250 L is OK.

Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Confirmation!

Joe: We're still working on the website upgrade, we should be able to have online registration and an online entry list in a week or two.

Thanks

Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Yeah!

That's what we wanna see! :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Great Pic!

Sallydog: Thanks for the pic, it's one of my favorites!

He was doing well up to the puddle.

Everyone Else: thanks for the posts and entry's.

Rudy: It's hard to say right now which are the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Entry Form.

Hey: So here's the link to the entry form. It will download Three pages.
The First Two are an info sheet, with important information about the event.

In the past I assumed that everyone who...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Introducing the Adventure Drone!

Hey: So my RallyMoto buddy / Engineer / PB500 Crew friend, Scott (formerly know as Grasshoppper) finally showed up with the "Adventure Drone" at this past weekends Riding school.

The weather was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Just Kidding!

Hey:I need another day or two, we're still working on details.

Don't panic, we really haven't had many turned away.

Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Sold out!

Sorry the PB500 is sold out.

jack
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,127
Posted By jack splash
Max's back!

Hey: i just saw that Max, Joe and Doug have entered BRS.
They bring a level of professionalism and class to the RallyMoto's, and are great guys on top of it.

Plus they are on "Big Bikes", it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
Details, Details....

Hey: The entry form will go up after the weekend.

I'm still working on maps and permits, those come first. We hit a little snag this week, but are working it out now.

In past events we had a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 31,063
Posted By jack splash
What a difference a Day makes!

Hey: So it rained over the weekend and the conditions were great.
Nothing better than a ride after the rain, the sand has better hold and traction, no dust, it was perfect.

Here's a couple of...
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 48,988
Posted By jack splash
ADV Experts?

hey: i just saw this and had to comment.

ADV Experts? thats like a late night comedians dream, the jokes can write themselves. :lol3

I'm not making any jokes here, but you know you want to!
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