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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,003
Posted By Dave
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By Dave
I've considered that, too. But, it's complicated...

I've considered that, too. But, it's complicated by the fact that we'll have a newborn, and a couple of dogs.

We've purged a lot of stuff, so we'll easily fit into a 26' truck. I can fit the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By Dave
Interesting. My wife and I will be bolting...

Interesting.

My wife and I will be bolting from the East Coast for Denver metro later this summer. We will likely be paying for this out of pocket, so we're looking at our options.

- Pack a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-02-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,003
Posted By Dave
moar pikchers! :d

moar pikchers! :d
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,003
Posted By Dave
My dad lives in Snowmass Villlage, and he said...

My dad lives in Snowmass Villlage, and he said you guys had an epic snow year. Hope it doesn't take too long. Lincoln Creek gives me the willies with oncoming traffic. They just blasted a section...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Dave
I bought a Bosch GLL 2-50 a few years ago. ...

I bought a Bosch GLL 2-50 a few years ago. They've probably updated the model by now, but what a great tool.

I've used it for laying out and making plumb the walls when I renovated my basement. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,170
Posted By Dave
I flew in to Denver years ago, and picked up my...

I flew in to Denver years ago, and picked up my shipped in bike at Fay Myers. DIA to Denver is an expensive cab ride. Look for a bus or some other sort of public transportation.

Once you're in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,056
Posted By Dave
Mrs. Dave and I were there last year, with an eye...

Mrs. Dave and I were there last year, with an eye looking to relocate off the East Coast. We intentionally drove in rush hour traffic for a few days to see what it was like.

Denver thinks it's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-18-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Dave
I've done a very similar trip a couple of times. ...

I've done a very similar trip a couple of times.

A buddy of mine and I rode to Boston, picked up a friend, rode to Acadia, NP, then took the overnight ferry from Bar Harbor, to Yarmouth, NS. Rode...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By Dave
Couldn't happen again if I tried

Did a search, didn't get any results here. So:

Crap that happens to you, while you're trying to fix/do something that is amazingly improbable:

Today: Got the bag of zip ties, took a couple...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12,469
Views: 494,082
Posted By Dave
Hey Neckrom. Sorry to join the thread a little...

Hey Neckrom. Sorry to join the thread a little late. I'm a Realtor in Greenville. (NW of Wilmington) I can help you out with school district info, locations to buy, etc.

As was mentioned,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,299
Posted By Dave
This. Mrs. Dave and I are ironing out some...

This.

Mrs. Dave and I are ironing out some business here in the East, and we're looking to make the jump to Denver.

We were out in Feb. for some skiing and a scouting trip around the Denver to...
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,070
Posted By Dave
I had a garage like that. I used cane bolts for...

I had a garage like that. I used cane bolts for the floor, and bolt locks at the top. If I had to supplement that, I'd go with a motion light, and a motion activated web cam pointed out a second...
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dave
Ah. Now we're getting somewhere. Those...

Ah. Now we're getting somewhere. Those downspouts look pretty mashed. In a heavy rainstorm, there's no way they're going to flow the amount of water they need to. So, they'll back up, and water...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dave
99% of all basement water problems start on the...

99% of all basement water problems start on the roof. Make sure your gutters and downspouts are clean. Also very important, make sure your downspout outlets are piped at least 20' away from the...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,399
Posted By Dave
Running dehumidifers is great, but it's reacting...

Running dehumidifers is great, but it's reacting to a problem, instead of solving it.


If your concrete floor is weeping, the water must be coming from somewhere.

If it's coming up from the...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,469
Posted By Dave
Mrs. Dave has an '03 Forester (132K mi.) with a...

Mrs. Dave has an '03 Forester (132K mi.) with a failing head gasket. We were told by the dealer and two independent mechanics that if you do one head gasket, you MUST do the other at the same time....
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,182
Posted By Dave
Is it just me, or does even that sound too high? ...

Is it just me, or does even that sound too high? As soon as you turn one wheel on the street, it's a 4 year old bike. Albeit, low mileage, but still 4 years old.

You can get a brand new Ninja...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By Dave
Not in Delaware. The bike still has a PA title,...

Not in Delaware. The bike still has a PA title, the owner moved into DE, and never registered it. As long as it has a title, it's good.

But, I'm not interested in what some fool will pay for it....
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By Dave
Help me price it

A guy I'm doing property management for has a '78 Vespa P125X in the back of his carport with 9,900 miles on it. I inquired about taking it off of his hands, but we haven't talked money.

The...
Forum: Regional forums 05-25-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 564,940
Posted By Dave
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_WXc1WeYeUfA/Tdl...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_WXc1WeYeUfA/TdlpFAF7zOI/AAAAAAAAD_4/K6uIKjJ46c0/s720/p1060515.jpg

:clap

:lurk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 19,952
Posted By Dave
After Chris and I split, it came down in buckets...

After Chris and I split, it came down in buckets for the last 20 minutes home. Cars pulling off to the side of the road - it was that torrential.

Just to get one last shot in, Mother Nature had...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-01-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Dave
Don't know of any places to eat, but the roads to...

Don't know of any places to eat, but the roads to the southeast of York aren't bad. The eastern edge of York county and the western edge of Lancaster county around the Susquehanna are quite hilly. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-01-2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,995
Posted By Dave
Peekamoose is great! Not very technical, but a...

Peekamoose is great! Not very technical, but a nice ride on a paved 'woods track'.

To the west, Oliveria Rd./Frost Valley Rd (county 47) is quite similar.

As far as eats go, there isn't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Dave
If you come down 95, take 495 at the split at the...

If you come down 95, take 495 at the split at the PA/DE border. The first exit will be Naamans Rd. Go past the Home Despot and continue a few more miles. You'll see the monstrosity of Brandywine...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Dave
I just got off the phone with Chris (KLboxeR) ...

I just got off the phone with Chris (KLboxeR) We're planning on hitting the movie. If anyone is interested in dinner, I'll be at the Mexican Post restaurant in the strip center across Naamans from...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Dave
23 views, no takers?

23 views, no takers?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Dave
Long Way down - Delaware/ SE PA

Chester/Delaware/New Castle Counties


I know it's a little late, but does anyone want to meet up to see LWD at Brandywine Town center 16 on Thursday at 7:30PM?


Perhaps grab a bit to eat...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By Dave
Feck. Why do I discover these things too late? ...

Feck. Why do I discover these things too late?

:bluduh
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Dave
Yeah, it's always been one of my peeves with the...

Yeah, it's always been one of my peeves with the 'salute'. ADV is no the first thing that comes to mind when flipped off.

On short notice short of jumping out into the street, or frantically...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Dave
Blown off in Lake Placid

I'm on vacation with my family this week in Lake Placid, NY (and bikeless). I'm wandering down the main drag in LP and come across 2 ADV stickered bikes, a 12GS and a KLR. Both are from Michigan,...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-17-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 66,617
Posted By Dave
Perhaps a complaint call to Yamaha USA is in...

Perhaps a complaint call to Yamaha USA is in order. Close to a 75% markup is absurd.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 66,617
Posted By Dave
I don't see the old part. He needs a little sun....

I don't see the old part. He needs a little sun. With an untucked shirt, relaxed jeans, and skater shoes, he certainly isn't dressed like an old dude.

But, why are the people selling the scooter...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,489
Posted By Dave
:lol3 :bluduh :dunno

:lol3



:bluduh



:dunno
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,489
Posted By Dave
:lol3 The up/down buttons for the screen are...

:lol3

The up/down buttons for the screen are on the right bar. Mrs. Dave likes the pillion accomodations A LOT. If we go anywhere 2up, it's going to be a fight to get her on the back of the GS....
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,489
Posted By Dave
Personally, I have a hard time considering it to...

Personally, I have a hard time considering it to be a scooter. It's more of a step through midweight touring bike. It's really what the Honda PC800 should have been.

She's big. From the front...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,489
Posted By Dave
'D' is for drive, simply put, standard automatic...

'D' is for drive, simply put, standard automatic scooter mode. The 'M' is for manual. It turns the tranny into a semi-auto push button unit. You use the orange 'up' and 'down' buttons for manual...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,489
Posted By Dave
Sorry about the delay on the pics. Mrs. Dave...

Sorry about the delay on the pics. Mrs. Dave demanded we go out for a ride on Saturday, even though the heat index was 102F. At the end of the ride, we were both soaked with sweat. I hate riding...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,713
Posted By Dave
My local Kymco dealer said he's moved 25 of them...

My local Kymco dealer said he's moved 25 of them in the past 2 weeks. He's also calling other dealers in an effort to acquire their excess inventory.

Ironically, I've heard another report that...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,489
Posted By Dave
We'll go to pick up my . . . er, my wife's bike...

We'll go to pick up my . . . er, my wife's bike on Friday.

Pics to follow.
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