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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 51,699
Posted By lilolita
And you're suggesting what? :hmmmmmYou can ride a...

And you're suggesting what? :hmmmmmYou can ride a scootah wikkid hahrd. Just note how many scrapes I have on my center stand.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 06:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,255
Posted By lilolita
If you've never stayed at Allis, you're going to...

If you've never stayed at Allis, you're going to LOVE it. It was like an overgrown, abandoned campground when cheese & I stayed last year. I don't think anyone goes there, at least not in June.

Be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,255
Posted By lilolita
:clap You go girl!

:clap You go girl!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4,847
Views: 261,891
Posted By lilolita
Twilight, know that the Green River Covered...

Twilight, know that the Green River Covered Bridge is out/under construction so you'll need a go-round. The "detour" is not signed very well, and you'd be better off on your own looking at a map and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By lilolita
Monday morning, heading home :cry Leave the...

Monday morning, heading home :cry

Leave the site cleaner than when you arrived, difficult as Gary does a great job of keeping the park well groomed. This site #24. Not my favorite, so you FFs can...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By lilolita
I think there's only Taylor pork roll, unless I...

I think there's only Taylor pork roll, unless I stand corrected? I wouldn't be surprised that it was available in the Baltimore area because we do share the same accent :lol3

But yeah, it's Taylor...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By lilolita
haha, cheesebot got pics of me riding FR10. I'm...

haha, cheesebot got pics of me riding FR10. I'm all hopped up on 100 Grand candy.
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5591/14888671016_4713e78db9_c.jpg

Taking pictures of each other...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By lilolita
I'm riding Old Manchester Road, which shows as...

I'm riding Old Manchester Road, which shows as going through on both the map and GPS, but this is what I encountered.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3874/14911336155_004e467944_c.jpg

Where did my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By lilolita
Day 2: Sunday, August 10 It was decided to...

Day 2: Sunday, August 10

It was decided to get back to the section we cut off at yesterday because it got so late (mainly because Kelley Stand didn't go through so we had to backtrack). I mapped...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By lilolita
whoops, cheesebot just posted pics he took. He's...

whoops, cheesebot just posted pics he took. He's learning the one-handed riding thing so there are finally pictures of me!

You sure you're ok with this?...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By lilolita
At some point we wound up in New York State. New...

At some point we wound up in New York State. New York State's version of a "rough road" is smoother than the freshly paved Providence streets. Can little Rhody hire some of the NYS DOT folks?...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By lilolita
Heeding the Call of Vermont's Sirens

I live in Rhode Island. The winter was particularly brutal this year (for this South Jersey girl), and in response to the unending winter storms, I booked a long August weekend at Townshend State...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,255
Posted By lilolita
I found a little bit of dirt in the Quabbin area...

I found a little bit of dirt in the Quabbin area (off 122). I needed to get home quickly and didn't do a ton of exploring, but Rhode trip, you and I should talk.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By lilolita
FYI...there is a detour on the route because the...

FYI...there is a detour on the route because the Green River Covered Bridge is closed. Just rode the route from Townshend to Greenfield this Monday (August 11).

The detour signage isn't the best...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By lilolita
And I thought I cooked well for the gang, sheesh....

And I thought I cooked well for the gang, sheesh. I want to come on your camping weekends Dave!

One thing I've found that is super-awesome is a "sponge" that is really a scratchy cloth that cleans...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,255
Posted By lilolita
:clap Take the TRIT to the Puppy Dog! We...

:clap

Take the TRIT to the Puppy Dog! We should get the Rhody gang together for a weekend of camping off the bikes in the fall.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,815
Posted By lilolita
Roaming Rally http://www.graveltravel.ca/ ...

Roaming Rally
http://www.graveltravel.ca/
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=931440
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=829554

Be warned, if you go anywhere in Quebec in...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,357
Posted By lilolita
Helmets will not fit in the overhead bins on all...

Helmets will not fit in the overhead bins on all airplanes. If you're on a Barbie plane (small, regional jet which typically has left row single seat, right row double seats), a helmet will not fit...
Forum: Face plant 07-29-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,543
Posted By lilolita
Seeing as I wanted to write up a Ride Report, I...

Seeing as I wanted to write up a Ride Report, I was sure to get some pics (thankfully my camera has image stabilization as my hands were shaking...a lot).

Luckily I didn't have to ride the 24...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,847
Views: 261,891
Posted By lilolita
To add to the drama, I watched cheesebot get hit...

To add to the drama, I watched cheesebot get hit on the R75/5 this morning. I think I've had my fill of watching people I care about have get-offs for the month.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,847
Views: 261,891
Posted By lilolita
Don't want to clutter up the thread too much, but...

Don't want to clutter up the thread too much, but I will say mrt10x's DRZ, now named "Billy" (aka The Goat), was running great. It did everything asked of it

Black Bear Pass...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-20-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,847
Views: 261,891
Posted By lilolita
Look who I found in the woods? The originator of...

Look who I found in the woods? The originator of the thread!

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3872/14517527727_f6e3148210_c.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
And BAM! I'm in North Carolina! ...

And BAM! I'm in North Carolina!
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5511/14577571646_9ae8892001_c.jpg

Bye-Bye SC...this curve is what I just road for miles. An actual hoot-fest....
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
Day 6: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Hard Labor Creek...

Day 6: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Hard Labor Creek State Park
Rutledge, GA

I don't like to ride in cities on these trips because I commute daily in a city; well, I use the term with a wry smile...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,815
Posted By lilolita
Just don't go into Big River and you're fine. One...

Just don't go into Big River and you're fine. One of the standard rides that starts at Middle of Nowhere Diner (or the DD next door) has us head south on Route 3, left on Ten Rod, right on New...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-10-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,815
Posted By lilolita
Go! You'll love it. Riding in VT is just too much...

Go! You'll love it. Riding in VT is just too much fun. I'd consider joining you, but I'll be in Colorado with MrT10x, happily destroying his "running like a top" DRZ.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By lilolita
go here now:...

go here now: http://www.steepandcheap.com/gear-cache/summer-vacation (http://www.steepandcheap.com/gear-cache/summer-vacation)

The Exped 7.5S is small (not full length), may work for smaller...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
Day 5: Monday, June 9, 2014 Okefenokee Swamp ...

Day 5: Monday, June 9, 2014
Okefenokee Swamp
Stephen C. Foster State Park (http://gastateparks.org/StephenCFoster), Georgia

I awoke super-early, even before the set time of 5:30 am on my little...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,815
Posted By lilolita
Did someone mention sugar sand? :evil

Did someone mention sugar sand? :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,815
Posted By lilolita
jgormley, the Trips, and I talked about this a...

jgormley, the Trips, and I talked about this a few year ago...the TRIT. We probably have 2/3s of it done. We're lacking at the very top of the state (in B'ville up to the MA line) and in the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-04-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By lilolita
Hey all, I'm not trying to spam, but I've finally...

Hey all, I'm not trying to spam, but I've finally gotten around, now that I'm back in little Rhody, to writing up the ride report of getting the Husqvarna TE610 from Ft Lauderdale back up to Rhode...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
I knew I'd get shit for that, which is one reason...

I knew I'd get shit for that, which is one reason I've waited to post.

I did make a conscious decision on this trip to be as open as I could make myself. I'm glad I did, because I met great...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
Day 4: Sunday, June 8, 2014 Ocala National...

Day 4: Sunday, June 8, 2014
Ocala National Forest, Florida

My goal for today ... Georgia :clap

I had been sent a route from inmate waybill (who's awesome!) that got me through Ocala and into...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
Day 3: Saturday, June 7, 2014 Clewiston, FL ...

Day 3: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Clewiston, FL

My sleeping nest in the shed
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3904/14571832775_32d8368d55_c.jpg

There is nothing like waking up in a pitch black...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-03-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,815
Posted By lilolita
You know me so well. I HATE the black seat. My...

You know me so well. I HATE the black seat. My first order of business is to get the thing running well. Then the seat. So I'm open to your idea. And it'd be blue & yellow, not black & blue ('cos no...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
Nelson, I have some good routes if you tell me...

Nelson, I have some good routes if you tell me where you going. Route sheeted stuff, not GPS. Old skool.
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
Day 2

Day 2: Waking up on the beach in Long Key (Friday, June 6)

Today is my dead brother's birthday.

I woke up before the sun, not unusual when I'm camping. I crawled out of the tent and sat on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,815
Posted By lilolita
Yep, the infamous 2006 TE610 that took not one,...

Yep, the infamous 2006 TE610 that took not one, but two attempts to get up to little Rhody from Ft. Lauderdale. I'd offer you to ride it but it needs a major going-over; when it's purring again, by...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
Off again, on my way to the Keys :clap ...

Off again, on my way to the Keys :clap

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/14320061349_7242a3d140_c.jpg

That big, shiny ball in the sky makes this feel like I'm riding on the sun. It was so...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By lilolita
Thursday, June 5 I had planned to get up early...

Thursday, June 5
I had planned to get up early and get to the place in Ft. Lauderdale that had the bike when they opened at 9am. That plan was scuppered by nerves more than anything.

Oh, I failed...
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