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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 1,452,571
Posted By maat
I was afraid I would really only see the...

I was afraid I would really only see the difference if I got rid of the stock can at the same time. Ugh... Thats a little more $$$ than I wanted to put out right away since I have an xchallenge that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 1,452,571
Posted By maat
I bought a stock G450x a couple weeks ago with a...

I bought a stock G450x a couple weeks ago with a whopping 10 hrs on it. I have since discovered the bike has two speeds; stopped and balls-out. I ride really tight wooded so I am feathering the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5,385
Views: 553,246
Posted By maat
Yeah, I guess I should have been a little bit...

Yeah, I guess I should have been a little bit more clear about that. :norton

I am looking for a 350cc to 450cc dual sport (for 90% dirt riding) in the flavors you mentioned.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5,385
Views: 553,246
Posted By maat
Wanted!

Has anybody come across any plated European 450cc (or similar) bikes under $5k?

I am about to pull the trigger on a bike but before I do I wanted to see if any of you know of any better deals out...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,316
Posted By maat
If he slows down too much he also hands his...

If he slows down too much he also hands his overall 2nd place to Goncalves
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,316
Posted By maat
It took 90km for JBB to catch up with Coma's rear...

It took 90km for JBB to catch up with Coma's rear tire (WP2)
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,316
Posted By maat
It looks like Coma turned on the afterburners...

It looks like Coma turned on the afterburners because everyone else lost about 1 minute going into wp9
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,316
Posted By maat
Are the riders aware of their position on the...

Are the riders aware of their position on the stage? (i.e. do they get split times like WRC?) I would think the riders would need to know where they were positioned in the daily standings to use the...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,316
Posted By maat
Wouldn't it have made more sense then for Coma to...

Wouldn't it have made more sense then for Coma to pull ahead a bit to minimize the hit he took in the overall standings? Losing the stage by 5 seconds would certainly have made more sense than losing...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 902,316
Posted By maat
I agree. JBB has Coma riding his faster and...

I agree. JBB has Coma riding his faster and reckless pace right now.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-19-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By maat
You don't have to be embarrassed about not...

You don't have to be embarrassed about not crashing. One day you will be able to crash as skillfully and spectacularly as the Guy on the BMW 650 (AKA, Me :wave)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-16-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 131,559
Posted By maat
I will be there but have to break off and be home...

I will be there but have to break off and be home by 1:00 if their "lunch stop" lasts too long.
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By maat
Since I don't do my own ride reports, its cool...

Since I don't do my own ride reports, its cool when I show up in somebody else's.
:bubba
It was nice meeting you both at the 3 Step Hideaway...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 303,834
Posted By maat
I don't want to hijack this thread, so I put up a...

I don't want to hijack this thread, so I put up a folder of some random pics here:
Random TAT pics (http://imgur.com/a/aPBXG)

http://i.imgur.com/rdu283I.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 303,834
Posted By maat
Here ya go.... I just passed though there a...

Here ya go.... I just passed though there a couple weeks ago riding the TransAmerica Trail.

http://i.imgur.com/c98IAOI.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,130
Posted By maat
I used really old TAT maps, and I know Hancock...

I used really old TAT maps, and I know Hancock has been taken off the route so Tomichi may have been as well.

I found going up Hancock (toward Pitkin) to be the hardest of the day. Imogene pass...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,130
Posted By maat
I went through there on two weeks ago on my X as...

I went through there on two weeks ago on my X as I was doing the TransAmerica.
I had to settle for Hancock and Tomichi since tin cup was still closed...
http://i.imgur.com/NNEWev7.jpg?1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5,385
Views: 553,246
Posted By maat
KTM 300exc

SOLD!

Mine (northern RI):

2002 KTM 300exc 2-stoke - street legal (http://providence.craigslist.org/mcy/4477568546.html)

For sale or trade.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13,023
Views: 863,743
Posted By maat
Thanks for the offer, but yes, I was wearing...

Thanks for the offer, but yes, I was wearing them. I am now rethinking my decision to cut costs and buy the cheapest set i found. In the end I guess they did save me from a broken patella.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-04-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13,023
Views: 863,743
Posted By maat
I was the buddy. After I got the bike up and...

I was the buddy.

After I got the bike up and headed down the trail to find the group I over shot a turn and by the time I had realized I missed it (yes it was marked, but I was focused on locating...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 703,186
Posted By maat
Hey, that's me! The trail to and from is...

Hey, that's me!

The trail to and from is just railroad ballast; be prepared to let the bike dance around under you but I was doing 50-60mph no problem.

Here is another angle:
<iframe...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13,023
Views: 863,743
Posted By maat
Neither of the linked roll charts on the first...

Neither of the linked roll charts on the first page work anymore (the GPS files are still active though.) Its understandable considering they are 5 or 6 years old at this point.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13,023
Views: 863,743
Posted By maat
Route sheets

Does anyone know where to get a pachaug roll chart now that the NETRA store seems to no longer exist?
Forum: Americas 03-18-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By maat
There is a great decommissioned narrow gauge rail...

There is a great decommissioned narrow gauge rail line that will take you all the way from Sudbury to North Bay. Beautiful and remote...
http://i.imgur.com/ESKdc1P.jpg
Forum: Racing 11-07-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,440
Posted By maat
I am in New England and am thinking about doing...

I am in New England and am thinking about doing the Rally Diabolico. :evil
If I ran the Sandblast Rally in SC would you have a place to store my bike for a couple weeks before departure?
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 1,452,571
Posted By maat
I am going this weekend to check out a G450x with...

I am going this weekend to check out a G450x with 56 hrs on it.

Anybody have any advice as to what to look out for?
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,224,831
Posted By maat
Like this? http://i.imgur.com/Bo7GJoe.jpg?1 ...

Like this?
http://i.imgur.com/Bo7GJoe.jpg?1

or this? (not so dirty but a hell of a trip)
http://i.imgur.com/ESKdc1P.jpg
Forum: Canada 07-26-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 703,186
Posted By maat
Pap-lab

I came across two locked gates at the south end of the pap-lab (?) area. I am not sure a big bike with panniers could get around one of them due to boulders placed next to it. I wrestled my 650 with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-09-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13,023
Views: 863,743
Posted By maat
Great. Thanks for the info guys. Hopefully the...

Great. Thanks for the info guys. Hopefully the turnout for the DS ride will be good.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-09-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13,023
Views: 863,743
Posted By maat
Rock Ride

Is anyone familiar with what parts of the loop the NETRA "dual sport" ride this weekend bypasses?

I know the regular Rock Ride does the entire loop, but the NETRA site says "or a 100 plus-Mile...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 303,834
Posted By maat
The two main drags through there will have a few...

The two main drags through there will have a few more quads in the warm weather and I have never seen more than 2 or 3 Jeeps.

For some reason I have never seen any motorcycles out there; maybe...
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 42,616
Posted By maat
I'm not sure but it looks like the same one I...

I'm not sure but it looks like the same one I used on my installation in post #64. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=20537307#post20537307) It is an Acerbis replacement for a KTM 450.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-26-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 303,834
Posted By maat
made for 1 year, but sold for 3. :evil That tells...

made for 1 year, but sold for 3. :evil That tells you how well it sold. Its a shame because it is such an awesome moto.

(The G650x is the first motorcycle I have ever owned that is increasing in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-26-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 303,834
Posted By maat
Husky has a good selection of aftermarket parts,...

Husky has a good selection of aftermarket parts, especially compared to my bike (a dutch guy hand welds the only tank available for mine.) Husky is seeing a 16% sales growth last year thanks to the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-24-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 303,834
Posted By maat
KTM considers $10K to be change you can find in...

KTM considers $10K to be change you can find in your sofa. The KTM 450RR (http://www.bikez.com/motorcycles/ktm_450_rally_replica_2013.php) will set you back $40,000.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 131,559
Posted By maat
I have a 14ah Shorai that you can borrow until...

I have a 14ah Shorai that you can borrow until spring. I really like Shorai batteries but don't trust them. I am shipping my bike to Peru for a few weeks of riding in February so I swapped the shorai...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 42,616
Posted By maat
FYI, you will want to pick up a new fender as...

FYI, you will want to pick up a new fender as well. The original will no longer fit because it rides up higher on the lower clamp. I bought an acerbis replacement fender for a KTM.
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 42,616
Posted By maat
I contacted him via email. He posted his email...

I contacted him via email. He posted his email address a while back.
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 42,616
Posted By maat
These fairings are great. I just finished bolting...

These fairings are great. I just finished bolting one on that I bought from Mindaugas a few months ago. It fit the frame for the TT fairing with only a little tweaking. ( looks a lot better than the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-02-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 131,559
Posted By maat
hmmmm.... iMovie only gave me an upload of 360p. ...

hmmmm.... iMovie only gave me an upload of 360p.

Some really fast riding today. I was a little too far back to get a good view of MATPOCs second bath but I give his dismount a 9.8.

<iframe...
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