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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,388
Posted By rtrider
14:cry

14:cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2008, 07:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,184
Posted By rtrider
a lot more than you'd want to pay: at around 50...

a lot more than you'd want to pay: at around 50 miles, it would cost a minimum of $100, more likely 125-150

if he'll pick you up at the airport, why pay a cab?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By rtrider
there was a moose as far south as...

there was a moose as far south as Norwalk/Stamford Ct two years ago - was running on the Merritt Parkway.



I can't imagine hitting one on a bike - my dad hit one in his pickup truck - 1972...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,998
Posted By rtrider
ever been there? rains all the time. as to...

ever been there? rains all the time.

as to abs - most people can stop faster without engaging ABS in controlled scenarios, but i'd wager most people can stop faster w/ABS in panic situations.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By rtrider
that depends on how close the organizers let you...

that depends on how close the organizers let you get and what corner you chose to view from.


http://jkhouw.smugmug.com/photos/140155041_do3G8-L.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By rtrider
i have an 03 st4s +1 on replacing the...

i have an 03 st4s
+1 on replacing the headlight with ducati designs - HUGE difference.

other mods I've done are replaced wellnuts on fairing with dzus fastners and replaced horn with stebel,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,089
Posted By rtrider
thats the second time you brought the rc51 up in...

thats the second time you brought the rc51 up in this thread. why are you comparing that to the 848? its 999ccs :rolleyes
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22,096
Views: 1,468,811
Posted By rtrider
when i lived in ny a few years ago, the sticker...

when i lived in ny a few years ago, the sticker was to be stuck to the forks - has this changed? in ct they are stuck to the plate.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 50,213
Posted By rtrider
just out of curiosity, do the honda bags on the...

just out of curiosity, do the honda bags on the st carry a speed warning? i know on the 1150rt i had, they said not to exceed 80 with them on (although I never seemed to have a problem over that...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,089
Posted By rtrider
my guess is that you might be the only one here...

my guess is that you might be the only one here for whom that statement is true :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,089
Posted By rtrider
no one said they had to be hand made to be fewer...

no one said they had to be hand made to be fewer of them :rolleyes but I do think Bueller is right that people buy them to not look like every other no talent assclown squid on his GXR.

while...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2008, 04:16 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,089
Posted By rtrider
you haven't seen my st4s then:evil why do...

you haven't seen my st4s then:evil

why do i have it instead of the honda st1300/concours/sprint/bmw rt?

more character, more fun to ride.

oh- wait, i have the rt also - down on power...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,466
Posted By rtrider
+1 bobtail - check color - check chrome...

+1

bobtail - check
color - check
chrome - check
aircover - check
96" cubic - check
tires - check
handles 'good' - check
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By rtrider
there is a garage on E52nd street between lex &...

there is a garage on E52nd street between lex & park that takes bikes. It is $10/day. they close overnight though so you may want to check their hours if you are arriving late or leaving super early...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-14-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 22,096
Views: 1,468,811
Posted By rtrider
PIP=Palisades Interstate Parkway

PIP=Palisades Interstate Parkway
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By rtrider
never really found trully waterproof. If touring,...

never really found trully waterproof. If touring, i just throw some rubber medical gloves in my tank bag, and if it starts to rain, put'em on under my gloves. If caught a long ways from home w/o...
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By rtrider
does he have a ground loop isolator installed for...

does he have a ground loop isolator installed for the autocomm?
Forum: Face plant 06-02-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,372
Posted By rtrider
hmmm - maybe someone else should have been at the...

hmmm - maybe someone else should have been at the MSF class :norton :lol3


glad yer ok!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,605
Posted By rtrider
co-worker of my brother dabbed on his streetbike...

co-worker of my brother dabbed on his streetbike at about 20-30mph - blew his knee apart and shattered his shinbone in 3 places. leg is now permanently shorter than the other.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2008, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By rtrider
maybe one of these will work? not exactly what...

maybe one of these will work? not exactly what you described but...
https://www.garagespacesaver.com/StorageModels.asp
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,872
Posted By rtrider
yes but not recommended :lol3 <object width="425"...

yes but not recommended :lol3 <object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/tVjGW7cD5EM&hl=en&rel=0"></param><param name="wmode"...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 22,096
Views: 1,468,811
Posted By rtrider
i used to commute from upper west side to...

i used to commute from upper west side to stamford, and later from upper east side to stamford.

It was far better than going in the other direction -- there really wasn't that much traffic to...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By rtrider
http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/service_abs3....

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/service_abs3.pdf
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By rtrider
kill switch?

kill switch?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By rtrider
hartford is the only one in ct i know of: ...

hartford is the only one in ct i know of:

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2008, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By rtrider
can happen to ohlins too - on mine, the bango...

can happen to ohlins too - on mine, the bango bolt vibrated out a bit and dumped all the oil along a 50 mile stretch of highway. luckily the ohlins are servicable
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By rtrider
like above poster said, if you take the MSF...

like above poster said, if you take the MSF course, in many states you can submit that to your insurance co as proof of continued drivers education and reduce you rates.

otherwise it should have...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By rtrider
actually they state "extremely expensive..."...

actually they state "extremely expensive..." :lol3
http://www.ecossespirit.com/Models-Purch.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2008, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By rtrider
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2008, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By rtrider
used 1800contacts - was much less than at the...

used 1800contacts - was much less than at the doctors.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-06-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By rtrider
their website said they need more space in 2008 -...

their website said they need more space in 2008 - never been there so don't know if they found it...
Cycle Performance
620 Torrington Litchfield CT 06759
Phone: 860.489.6616 Fax: 860.482.5248
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 156,012
Posted By rtrider
that looks like hawks nest in NJ...?

that looks like hawks nest in NJ...?
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 156,012
Posted By rtrider
the old & sold ...

the old & sold
http://jkhouw.smugmug.com/photos/9741248_c3zLP-L.jpg

& its replacement
http://jkhouw.smugmug.com/photos/28527843_XRxJz-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,713
Posted By rtrider
just a note: your model assumes that to "justify"...

just a note: your model assumes that to "justify" they bike takes X number of years - but you can do it in less if when you are finished with the bike you sell it for some number > 0.


You...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,782
Posted By rtrider
what kind of range per tank do you get w/that?

what kind of range per tank do you get w/that?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,978
Posted By rtrider
i think an 1150rt will feel like a pig vs. the...

i think an 1150rt will feel like a pig vs. the 12gs - get the 12rt and problem solved.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2008, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,486
Posted By rtrider
i just use the stock seat and no issues w/long...

i just use the stock seat and no issues w/long days. but i've had no issues with any moto seat so far (1150rt, ducati monster, ducati st4s, st4s w/corbin, 1200rt, f650gs, r1200gs...) - maybe just a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,601
Posted By rtrider
definitely over 300 miles - i can get 300 two up...

definitely over 300 miles - i can get 300 two up when slabbing.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By rtrider
you may want to stop by again - they have the...

you may want to stop by again - they have the hypermotard and 1098 avail for test rides :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By rtrider
+4 on the gf/wife + one night or more = top box...

+4 on the gf/wife + one night or more = top box mandatory.
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