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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
as someone who has lived in "riverdale" for the...

as someone who has lived in "riverdale" for the past 25 years, the joke up here is:

"it is riverdale if you own and the bronx if you rent."

har har

:rofl

ymmv
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
i might have met officer murphy. i was on...

i might have met officer murphy.

i was on the henry hudson going south.

10am, tuesday morning, meeting a client on the westside.

just past the gwb merge there is a slight downhill.

i...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-13-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
went yesterday. nice to see so many new...

went yesterday.

nice to see so many new models of cycles.

(so much easier to sit on a new bimmer than having to hassle with going to a dealer)

and also pleased to see some helmet vendors,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-13-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
felt great to finally have a saturday where i can...

felt great to finally have a saturday where i can ride and feel the sun!

who do i need to thank?

:clap

ymmv

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,974
Posted By robfilms
i'm a newb about the ride. please tell me...

i'm a newb about the ride.

please tell me more:

route?

vibe?

meet place?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
i go to check out the new bikes and sit on them...

i go to check out the new bikes and sit on them while pretending i can afford them!

ymmv

as for the nyc area anti-motorcycle vibe...i just don't care.

i do my own thing.

an anti-vibe to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
since the weather is going to be cold & wet for...

since the weather is going to be cold & wet for the next two days, i'm already thinking end of the week, and that means...

...the MOTORCYCLE SHOW @ JAVITZ FRI-SUN!!!

i bought myself a 2 day...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
between work and sadness in my household- ...

between work and sadness in my household-

(yet another death-2x in past 3 weeks :cry)

-i have not been able to go for a ride.

today i managed to suit up and take the v-strom up north for a...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,640
Posted By robfilms
is there any documentation about white helmets...

is there any documentation about white helmets being able to be seen better?

i do wear hi-viz jackets and vests, and really don't care about the fading (i believe slight) or the dirt (which is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
any of you advriders ever take armen's class? ...

any of you advriders ever take armen's class?

:ear

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
darn! not accepting any more folks!!! ...

darn!

not accepting any more folks!!!

:dog

ymmv

be well.
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By robfilms
what cleaner do you use?

i have a 2009 orange dl650 v-strom aka le grande orange.

occasionally, i have this thought that i should be cleaning the wee.

what cleaner do you use for:

windshield?
headlights?
body...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
i want to know more about motorcycle maintenance....

i want to know more about motorcycle maintenance.

i also want to know more about motorcycle electronics.

does anyone teach a course on either?

:norton

thanks in advance.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-12-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
we just miss ya! :evil beautiful sunday...

we just miss ya!

:evil

beautiful sunday morning ride.

i left about 730am and there was a chill in the air. temp read 45 but i was cold.

i thought about plugging in a heated vest i just...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 339,114
Posted By robfilms
i'm still looking at several used 2008-09-10...

i'm still looking at several used 2008-09-10 c14s.

i ride year round here in the northeast.

with my current 2009 dl650/wee-strom, i have already gotten used to hand guards to cut down on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
what did you expect? new york city...

what did you expect?

new york city motorcycle folk can be a pretty fast crowd.

:evil

ymmv

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-05-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
a beautiful day and no ride for me. a...

a beautiful day and no ride for me.

a funeral instead.

a good one is gone.

:cry

cancer sucks!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
back from a two and a half hour jaunt up...

back from a two and a half hour jaunt up westchester county.

good to feel the sun.

(and i'm still very much in love with the ergos on le grande orange wee!)

went with the mesh jacket and a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
finally the sun is out! :clap i have to...

finally the sun is out!

:clap

i have to get me a short ride this morning.

all of this week's gray clouds are an obvious precursor to the upcoming cooler seasons.

:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 339,114
Posted By robfilms
i'm a returning rider after being away 30+yrs. ...

i'm a returning rider after being away 30+yrs.

i have been back about 3yrs and almost 10k miles.

i ride local errands, do some commuting and go out on sunday morning 200 mile rides.

my 1st...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
i'm not sure whether to get a discount one day...

i'm not sure whether to get a discount one day pass or fess up to my wonderful wife and spend two days at the show as i have done the past 4 years.

:huh

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
i'm pleased that the re-designed kawa versys 1k...

i'm pleased that the re-designed kawa versys 1k might be finally coming to the u.s. of a!

:clap
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
intermot 2014 - the first motorcycle show of the...

intermot 2014 - the first motorcycle show of the season showing some interesting new bikes.

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/43.html

i really have to start saving up some...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 26,847
Posted By robfilms
i think it is going to be a good year to head to...

i think it is going to be a good year to head to the motorcycle show when it rolls to town.

:lol3

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 182,199
Posted By robfilms
kawasaki: bring the versys 1k to the us of a! ...

kawasaki: bring the versys 1k to the us of a!

http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/kawasaki/intermot-2014-kawasaki-versys-1000.html

i want!!!

:evil

ymmv
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,299
Posted By robfilms
mastery- these words would indeed be GREAT...

mastery-

these words would indeed be GREAT for my Le Grand Orange Wee.

ymmv.

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
ooooo, iphone6! new toys...ahem...tools.... ...

ooooo, iphone6!

new toys...ahem...tools....

:lol3

ymmv

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
i left the bronx early this morning. went...

i left the bronx early this morning.

went south over henry hudson bridge then crossed west on the upper deck of gwb and merged north for the palisades parkway.

there was plenty of sunshine but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
i REALLY enjoy the "Le Grande Orange" Wee. i...

i REALLY enjoy the "Le Grande Orange" Wee.

i can cruise at 85, commute with ease, very accessible parts, the web community is fantastic and the ergos fit me very well.

i might have a very sweet...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
a loaded 2009 wee-strom can be a very fun ride! ...

a loaded 2009 wee-strom can be a very fun ride!

:clap

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
i'm thinking of putting the "le grande orange"...

i'm thinking of putting the "le grande orange" wee up for sale.

anyone interested in a very low mileage (7k), perfectly maintained, never been down, loaded with farkles, 2009 v-strom dl650?

i'd...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
no ride for me today. i'm headed to climate...

no ride for me today.

i'm headed to climate change march in manhattan.

woo woo.

:norton

be well.
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,177
Posted By robfilms
i have used softie pink ear foams. someone...

i have used softie pink ear foams.

someone upstream suggested how to properly install.

lo and behold, it worked for me.

i have used them the last two days.

wonderful.
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,670
Posted By robfilms
well, i pulled the trigger and bought the...

well, i pulled the trigger and bought the scorpion exo-500 in orange/yellow/black heritage graphics.

the yellow is not quite hi-viz but still very eye-catching especially paired with the orange.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,177
Posted By robfilms
i guess i never properly put them in. i...

i guess i never properly put them in.

i hardly waited 10sec let alone 30sec to expand.

just did a test this morning with your method and a WHOLE lot better result.

leave and learn.

:clap
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,904
Posted By robfilms
i'm thinking of making a mc-superstore purchase. ...

i'm thinking of making a mc-superstore purchase.

anybody with a 10% coupon to spare?

if so, my buy on coffee when in nyc!

thanks in advance.

be well.
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,670
Posted By robfilms
i have ridden with a scorpion exo-1000/xl and a...

i have ridden with a scorpion exo-1000/xl and a exo-700/large and have really enjoyed both.

i am now thing about a exo-500/large and wondered about fitment.

i'm a tweener between med/large...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
more info, please. links? thanks in...

more info, please.

links?

thanks in advance.

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,681,323
Posted By robfilms
unbelievable! glad you are okay. sorry...

unbelievable!

glad you are okay.

sorry to read the wee got punched in the tail.

i find myself keeping my brake lights on/off/on/off when i'm at a stop light in nyc.

i wear hi-viz...
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By robfilms
i look forward to an update. tia be...

i look forward to an update.

tia

be well

rob
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