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Forum: Hacks 02-26-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 752,016
Posted By stromsurfer
[QUOTE=spudboy52;26237580]This is true,...

[QUOTE=spudboy52;26237580]This is true, especially for the right fork. Hence I made a safety bracket for my 2001 F650GS.

Nice work but not true.........
Out of thousands of bikes there were only...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-23-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,477
Posted By stromsurfer
Awesome trip. North Road to James Bay Road to...

Awesome trip. North Road to James Bay Road to Trans Tiaga Road.
North Road=gravel that you can do 60mph, or gravel that 15mph is pushing it.one gas stop.
JBR=long sweeping curves little traffic!...
Forum: Hacks 02-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,023
Posted By stromsurfer
Classic and Hilarious. :clap:rofl

Classic and Hilarious. :clap:rofl
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7,069
Views: 2,641,453
Posted By stromsurfer
Awesome Thanks for showing me what sidecars CAN...

Awesome
Thanks for showing me what sidecars CAN be.
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,378
Posted By stromsurfer
Ok I'll play 8 feet of snow in a month -10...

Ok I'll play
8 feet of snow in a month -10 tonight and we have not seen temp above 22 degrees in 3-4 weeks. I have had enough....heading south next week as soon as it warms up enough to get my rig...
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7,069
Views: 2,641,453
Posted By stromsurfer
In my family that's called Budget Neutral...

In my family that's called Budget Neutral Negotiating:D. It's worked for motos, airplanes, vehicles, watercraft, adventures, etc.

My wife will tell you.....it's never neutral.

Just keep at...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
I have this image of you sitting on the bike as...

I have this image of you sitting on the bike as wifey pushes you and the machine.:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-09-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Bastard:lol3 I'm only a about a week behind...

Bastard:lol3

I'm only a about a week behind you. If all goes well I hope to leave on the 19th, pick my bike up in NC on the 21st, and bask in the sun a few days later.....well that's the plan but...
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,075
Views: 538,829
Posted By stromsurfer
If you have not already, maybe you could start...

If you have not already, maybe you could start your own thread and let this thread be for new information about the pros and cons of buying a Ural...or maybe even for what it was originally...
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By stromsurfer
How many kicks?:D

How many kicks?:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Yup..... The yard of my new house currently...

Yup.....
The yard of my new house currently under construction is modeled after the place I stayed in AZ last winter. It will not be the same vegetation but along the same idea........maintenance...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-28-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Laugh Lift

So.......I need a lift at the new house we are building, to get from the garage up 23" into the house. Handicap lifts run about $10G.

I have always wanted a nice moto lift and now I have a...
Forum: Hacks 01-26-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By stromsurfer
Laugh 5-7 minutes is the average time for a male to...

5-7 minutes is the average time for a male to reach.....................
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-25-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Close one for you and the Guzzi. Glad the...

Close one for you and the Guzzi. Glad the outcome was not worse.

Note to self......neutral at stop lights/signs.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
The Ton-Up Boys

Classic!

http://silodrome.com/behind-the-ton-up-boys/
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-24-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Wink Shared Responsibility Payment for 2014 If you...

Shared Responsibility Payment for 2014 If you Went Without Coverage in 2014

The annual fee for not having insurance in 2014 is $95 per adult and $47.50 per child (up to $285 for a family); or 1%...
Forum: Hacks 01-24-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By stromsurfer
The Ton-Up Boys

Classic with some great hair and hacks. :D

http://silodrome.com/behind-the-ton-up-boys/
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,075
Views: 538,829
Posted By stromsurfer
A

+1 but......
"There is no real ending. It's just a place where you stop the story".
Frank Herbert
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-21-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
http://kobukan.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Baja-Trips/...

http://kobukan.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Baja-Trips/Baja-Trip-2015-01/i-T4hHFkM/0/L/DSCN0383-L.jpg


Very nice Kobukan. Good for you!
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,831
Posted By stromsurfer
DB speechless.....I should get an award :lol3...

DB speechless.....I should get an award :lol3 (thanks for the email Dave)




Before I will be seen in public on the Go Go, I'll paint it flat black and cover it with stickers like my...
Forum: Hacks 01-11-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,831
Posted By stromsurfer
Tomorrow????

We all take for granted that we will have a tomorrow.
I know that I am better today than I will be tomorrow.
I sold the Vee when I got to weak to pick it up. Bought a Dakar because it was lighter....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-05-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
" Yup.....this......note temperature on left...

"

Yup.....this......note temperature on left side of windshield.:eek1
http://i959.photobucket.com/albums/ae79/Mcoleman50/imagejpg1_zps273aab77.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-27-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Dad

My Dad passed away Christmas morning.

I am crushed.

My dad was the foundation of my strength and the core of who I am.

When I was a boy he told me "you don't have to be the best, you just...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Merry Christmas

Joy to the World and Peace on Earth.
Merry Christmas from my family to yours.
http://i959.photobucket.com/albums/ae79/Mcoleman50/imagejpg3_zps34f0a6fb.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,903
Posted By stromsurfer
Pissed Eml

I communicated with the owner quite a bit but it was after Dave pissed him off, so he was pretty firm at $7,000. He may have been a bit of an odd fellow but I think he was not deceitful regarding...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
"We know that we have a long row to hoe, as it...

"We know that we have a long row to hoe, as it were, but the first step of the journey has been taken, and we are thankful beyond measure....."

"There is no friendship, no love, like that of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
The green fields have gone to white... ...

The green fields have gone to white...
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/16/fed8779fc2735b60f111b0bb40741c5b.jpg[/QUOTE]

Thanks for stopping by Dave. It's cold and I'm not sure if I would...
Forum: Hacks 11-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 752,016
Posted By stromsurfer
R1150RT with Hannigan

Emailed him about the wheels. Seems like a decent dude.

Nice Rig

http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/4759679520.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Well Done TM. You and your little "point and...

Well Done TM. You and your little "point and hope" camara did an awesome job of bringing memories back for not only yourself.:clap
The Painted Desert?...
Forum: Hacks 10-23-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 752,016
Posted By stromsurfer
I was thinking of buying this rig to keep in...

I was thinking of buying this rig to keep in Maine while my BMW rig is down south........too much thinking and not enough action. The guy took a deposit on it yesterday.:huh
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By stromsurfer
Interesting....the representive did not ask me. ...

Interesting....the representive did not ask me. She slid the form with the questions to me with the license renewal form. Not sure if everyone gets the same form, or just folks displaying obvious...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By stromsurfer
License

DMV gave me a temp license for a month.

......good for at least a couple thousand more miles.:D

Might have to look for a scoot with hack under the horsepower limit and no license required.
...
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By stromsurfer
Optimist

Posted this local but also here in case I run into trouble along the way

Went to the DMV today to renew my license.
The woman who works there knows me, says she is sorry, but it's a standard...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-06-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Optimist

Went to the DMV today to renew my license.
The woman who works there knows me, says she is sorry, but it's a standard form.
Any mental or physical changes since last renewal., yes or no.
I look...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
....and it was a informative and meaningful post...

....and it was a informative and meaningful post too.:wink:
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,256
Posted By stromsurfer
Eh? Trip

WHAT........no drama?:eek1
Urals are polarizing. What will all the naysayers and the blind followers do without having something to expound upon.

Looks like a fun trip. Congratulations on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
I just hate attracting a crowd.:wink:

I just hate attracting a crowd.:wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 47,115
Views: 2,880,731
Posted By stromsurfer
Good for you Dave. I love being the only one in...

Good for you Dave. I love being the only one in a campground....one can pee right outside ones tent without worrying about offending anyone. :D
Forum: Hacks 09-22-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 752,016
Posted By stromsurfer
I'm going no down from Maine on Columbus weekend...

I'm going no down from Maine on Columbus weekend and was going to take my r1150r rig...I'll ride that rig down for you. Serious.no foolin. PM me if interested.
Forum: Hacks 09-20-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,443
Posted By stromsurfer
Hack

I have health issues similar to yours. When I could no longer stay upright on two wheels, I put a DMC Enduro on my 650 Dakar. It was ok, great for rail trails and gravel roads, but lots of...
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