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Forum: Battle Scooters 07-02-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 77,281
Posted By ride4321
It's in the original post. If that's...

It's in the original post.

If that's acceptable how about a pic of your scoot at a business that's involved in making music of some sort. Audio store, music shop, etc. Since I'm at work and...
Forum: Battle Scooters 07-02-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 77,281
Posted By ride4321
Hope this counts. Didn't have to go anywhere,...

Hope this counts. Didn't have to go anywhere, took the shot at work.

http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a470/ride4321/scoot%20work%201_zpsnhamasqp.jpg...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-27-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By ride4321
Happy Trail Teton panniers that I'd bought for my...

Happy Trail Teton panniers that I'd bought for my DR650. They were way too big for that bike so I made bracket extensions to fit the racks on the Tiger. Fits nicely on the Tiger and tons of storage....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-26-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By ride4321
Here's mine getting a performance award in SC a...

Here's mine getting a performance award in SC a few years ago.:evil

http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a470/ride4321/Head%20trippin%20South/P1030918_zps0930c668.jpg
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-22-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,370
Posted By ride4321
Originally the website showed the entire route...

Originally the website showed the entire route and hotels/motels that were planned for stops. I used that to see if I could afford it or not. I think that info is no longer available looking at the...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-22-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,370
Posted By ride4321
The route shows that they are going into Chicago...

The route shows that they are going into Chicago unless they chose to take the alternative route around the city. Originally he wanted 50 riders and his tracks had 2 options in certain areas, Chicago...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By ride4321
Yep. I have the gel seat as well and it's quite...

Yep. I have the gel seat as well and it's quite comfy.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By ride4321
07 owner here, have had it for 4 years now and...

07 owner here, have had it for 4 years now and have put just over 50K on it. Like you said, lots of bike for the money. I use it as my touring bike and really enjoy long days on this bike. Only issue...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,727
Posted By ride4321
I've been using my Big Agnes pad for about 4...

I've been using my Big Agnes pad for about 4 years now and love it. Great customer support too if the valve fails.

https://www.bigagnes.com/Products/Detail/Pad/InsulatedAirCore

I think I got...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,646
Posted By ride4321
Had a blast the last two years and plan on coming...

Had a blast the last two years and plan on coming again this year. Will try to make it up for a pre-ride this year. This is a really fun event in one of the prettiest parts of NY.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-15-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,370
Posted By ride4321
I really wanted to go on this but it was gonna...

I really wanted to go on this but it was gonna cost too much. I'll be following along though. Hopefully he'll post a ride report here like he did with his son last year. Or was that his son that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,656
Posted By ride4321
I went Saturday, took me forever to find the...

I went Saturday, took me forever to find the place. I just figured it was in downtown Laconia. Didn't hang around long but the scooter did a great job of making the trip.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
Scoot to Laconia

:evil

Friday I was reading the regional section here and saw the Laconia thread. I'm not a big fan of bike weeks really but never having been to one and checking the distance out it seemed like...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,656
Posted By ride4321
I'll be heading there in the morning. Should...

I'll be heading there in the morning. Should arrive late afternoon. If anyone has a campsite that I can pitch my tent let me know. Otherwise I'll be begging locals for a place to crash and that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,656
Posted By ride4321
The point isn't bike week but it's the ride...

The point isn't bike week but it's the ride there. The exact mileage I want to test scoot touring with. 330 out 330 back. My main concern is finding a place to pitch a tent but if I can't find a site...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,656
Posted By ride4321
Just ran a mapquest and it's just over 300 miles....

Just ran a mapquest and it's just over 300 miles. I had planned on riding 300 mile days on my scooter to see how it'd do, as well as how I'd do. Weather looks good so maybe in the morning I'll just...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,701
Posted By ride4321
My big bike (Tiger 1050) always wants to cover a...

My big bike (Tiger 1050) always wants to cover a crap load of miles in a day so I do my best to keep up with it.

The DR650 lets me travel in a more relaxed pace (sort of) and gives me a more zen...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
3 weekends in a row spent in the same area.:huh...

3 weekends in a row spent in the same area.:huh Can't seem to head out in a different direction. This Saturday the destination was Shunk PA, just up the road from Forksville where the last two weeks...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-04-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,654
Posted By ride4321
Personally I'm a big fan of the JCWhitney Garage...

Personally I'm a big fan of the JCWhitney Garage Pro el cheapo topcase. Had one on my last scoot and have had one on my DR650 for a few years and they've both held up great. Don't look bad either....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,054
Posted By ride4321
Enjoying the pics Scootag. Keep em coming. I love...

Enjoying the pics Scootag. Keep em coming. I love these areas and need to get out that way more.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
We'll head down that way next time you're free....

We'll head down that way next time you're free. It's about 100 miles taking as much dirt as possible on the way.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-02-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,325
Posted By ride4321
I always include detailed pics of any defects or...

I always include detailed pics of any defects or improvements. I've linked videos also, especially if it has an after market exhaust, just so they can hear what it sounds like. On lesser known models...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
Just came across this article for the Laconia...

Just came across this article for the Laconia Vintage races coming up in a few weeks.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-01-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,486
Posted By ride4321
I was replacing my front fender with a gloss...

I was replacing my front fender with a gloss black S3 fender and painted it matte black to better match the engine and other black on the bike. Couldn't help myself and painted the screen at the same...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-31-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,700
Posted By ride4321
Great pics. Welcome back to the world of riding....

Great pics. Welcome back to the world of riding. In lots of ways scooters are better for checking things out. No distractions with gears and high speeds, just twist and go and check out the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
Make it a point to go to the LeRaysville Mkt for...

Make it a point to go to the LeRaysville Mkt for supplies and sandwiches. Best place you're gonna find. If you like Wasabe peas be sure to stock up there. Way cheaper than anywhere else.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
I didn't ask permission to eat it there. I did...

I didn't ask permission to eat it there. I did see the warnings and was prepared to move if asked.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
Another day trip to Loyalsock and Worlds End

Got up this morning and asked the DR where it wanted to go while I was having my first cup of coffee. Worlds End!:evil Ok, I'm in...let's go.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
Gary Fisher? Ed's son??? Do I know you???

http://www.vintagecycleprints.com/images/e72ea02.jpg

More to come...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-27-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 49,706
Posted By ride4321
Just found this and loving it. Keep safe and...

Just found this and loving it. Keep safe and watch your 6.

I ride one of those BIG 150 scoots and need to do a trip like yours.:evil
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-26-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By ride4321
Finally had a chance to get out with no wind and...

Finally had a chance to get out with no wind and the GPS. Top speed was 70mph!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By ride4321
Great stuff. I was just down there a few weeks...

Great stuff. I was just down there a few weeks ago and will be heading back...heck...maybe tomorrow. Recognize a lot of those pics. Great area to get lost in.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
We really do have some beautiful scenery here....

We really do have some beautiful scenery here. I'd like to move to a warmer climate at some point but I think I'll always come back to the NE in the summer time.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 150,245
Posted By ride4321
I've had my 40L Wally bag for 4 years now. That...

I've had my 40L Wally bag for 4 years now. That thing is still water proof. Use it as a cooler on hot nites. $10 well spent. I have an issue paying $100 + for waterproof bags when I know these work...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 150,245
Posted By ride4321
I've been looking for a bag to use off road for...

I've been looking for a bag to use off road for tools and rain gear, etc so I don't have to have the top case on the DR. Was at Wally World this morning getting Rotella and grabbed a 20L dry bag and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-23-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,258
Posted By ride4321
Lot's of fun miles in NE PA today but only one...

Lot's of fun miles in NE PA today but only one pic to show for it.

http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a470/ride4321/Dirt%20Farming/door_zpsie2vp940.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,254
Posted By ride4321
Remember to pack plenty of bungies... ...

Remember to pack plenty of bungies...

http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a470/ride4321/Dirt%20Farming/P1040370sm_zps4b2cc53a.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,254
Posted By ride4321
In, marked on my calendar!:1drink

In, marked on my calendar!:1drink
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-19-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By ride4321
I think you should go with the Beo personally. No...

I think you should go with the Beo personally. No problem getting parts and they are great bikes. More interesting than their Asian cousins I think. I love my 150 and really liked my Mojito also. I...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-18-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By ride4321
I'm pretty sure the strap wrench will do the...

I'm pretty sure the strap wrench will do the trick. It's tough keeping it aligned but seems like the most logical way to do it from a mostly illogical way of normally doing things.:evil
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