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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-04-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By Fire Escape
Thumb Gazetteer

Around here they are often found in 'Outdoor Sports' type stores but the mothership is in Maine.

http://shop.delorme.com/OA_HTML/DELibeCCtpSctDspRte.jsp?section=10096...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-28-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Fire Escape
Hijack

That is cool, I need one! Not having to break the bead or end up with the inner portion of the old stem rolling around inside the tire should make it worth searching for the tool, website isn't much...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 23,213
Views: 7,149,783
Posted By Fire Escape
The chain guard is not to protect the chain, if...

The chain guard is not to protect the chain, if it were it would more likely be below the chain. The chain guard is to prevent riders, passengers, loose clothing, etc. from coming into contact with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8,310
Views: 544,664
Posted By Fire Escape
My search was easier (thanks to you cataloging...

My search was easier (thanks to you cataloging everything!), I just searched for me. I don't think that West Hopkinton is an 'official' place, it and Contoocook are both really parts of Hopkinton so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8,310
Views: 544,664
Posted By Fire Escape
Wink Maybe, Maybe Not

See tag 449


Bruce
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-18-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 23,213
Views: 7,149,783
Posted By Fire Escape
Question 18" Rear Wheel?

Has anyone done the swap to an 18" rear wheel and tire? I have no complaint about the 17" oem wheel but think that my Scram would look better with some of the 'old style' flanged alloy rims...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-13-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,065
Posted By Fire Escape
Wicked All Over (the BBR anyway)!

So who tried to do the ride with a route sheet folded up in a pocket? I heard that might not have worked out too well but live and learn. They (who ever they are) say that if nothing goes wrong it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-13-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
Not a Clue

I have no idea what any of that thread meant other than to stand by and see what changes. Might be fun.

Saw a black Harley yesterday, was that you? :evil

Thanks to all that keep this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,123
Posted By Fire Escape
I believe that it has been tagged as many as 4...

I believe that it has been tagged as many as 4 times in a year ........ in other games, but not in this game yet.



Bruce

I stand corrected, it is tag number 32 having been tagged back in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,065
Posted By Fire Escape
Countdown

All the paperwork and giveaways got moved to the NHMS this morning. The banquet tent is set up.
Volunteers will be arriving by mid afternoon on Friday to get Registration up and running (give the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8,310
Views: 544,664
Posted By Fire Escape
Wish You The Best

I had one knee replaced last July. I don't recall it being exceptionally painful (I've been told that we can't remember pain itself only that there was some, otherwise there would be few multi-child...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,065
Posted By Fire Escape
Registration and NHMS entry

There is no 'reply' to registration unless (as I have in the past) you mess something up and they need to clarify it. If you are a belt and suspenders sort, you can call the office today and insure...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,575
Posted By Fire Escape
Thumb Still There?

I wanted to recommend that but haven't gotten over there for a couple of years. Curtis not being a kid, I did not know if he/it was still there.
This is great news!

:clap

Bruce
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,065
Posted By Fire Escape
Already answered

I know that Dave already answered you but to offer a more general answer for others with a similar question ......

Space in the handout limits some of the information provided (i.e. Tech hours...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
In training for Bike Week? Bruce

In training for Bike Week?


Bruce
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,065
Posted By Fire Escape
Route Sheet Holder!

No doubt a route sheet holder would be key in making your ride easier. There will be a Freedom Cycle support trailer at the track on Saturday morning and I would be surprised if they did not have a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,959
Posted By Fire Escape
I would venture to say exactly that - if you...

I would venture to say exactly that - if you apply for a 'Rally Permit' and get denied you might well be on the radar for F&G to 'check' the area for illegal riding for that date and place. We...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,959
Posted By Fire Escape
Cry It was ......

Until recently an event permit was the way to go but the interpretation of the rules has tightened up considerably. We (club) used to get them for several events each year but have been warned that...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-26-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 23,213
Views: 7,149,783
Posted By Fire Escape
I have had the Trail Attacks on my Scrambler for...

I have had the Trail Attacks on my Scrambler for a couple of years now and like them a lot. That said, I don't really ride on much gravel and can't comment usefully on how they do there. I consider...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By Fire Escape
Title changes are tough but perhaps the infamous...

Title changes are tough but perhaps the infamous Evil Clown will check in and can use his moderator powers to come up with something that gets the attention of potential atendees.

If that can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By Fire Escape
Thread title 'limiting'?

Southern New England?

You might miss some otherwise likely participants with that name/limitation.

Not that I am a likely camper, just getting back to riding with the bionic knee but I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Fire Escape
Truck supply?

Are there any truck (as in real truck - 18 wheeler) supply places nearby?
The last I bought came from Berube's truck supply on rte. 3A in Bow, NH. Not as flashy as all the lights, horns, chrome and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8,310
Views: 544,664
Posted By Fire Escape
If it was done last year you get until 1 July,...

If it was done last year you get until 1 July, the stickers I scraped off expired in 2012 and 2014. I should leave the validity of inspections for another thread, states that require then claim it is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8,310
Views: 544,664
Posted By Fire Escape
Easy to find (and a nice place last time I was...

Easy to find (and a nice place last time I was there) but if I get any riding in today it needs to be in the opposite direction. Got a new knee last year and did no riding, none of the bikes have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
Drain Plug Washers

Found some in my tool box
Doorman Metal/Rubber Drain Plug Gaskets
Mine are 1/2"/12mm p/n 65274

There are other sizes but their website is not conducive to searching by size, they want to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
As I recall NAPA carries some 'washers' for drain...

As I recall NAPA carries some 'washers' for drain plug use with an "O"-ring built into them. They were available in a few sizes around the 12mm range. Might be worth a look.

Bruce
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
Would you feel better if it was 26.4 inch-lbs? At...

Would you feel better if it was 26.4 inch-lbs? At least you would feel like you were tightening it.

Bruce
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
That there is some real quality tech work! I...

That there is some real quality tech work! I particularly like the weights that only (barely) touched the rim in two spots, would have been too much effort to bend them to match the rim (still...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 122,447
Posted By Fire Escape
White Meat!

That would be the white meat tuna sub!

And you probably made up the distance just finding the way into that place.

Bruce
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-24-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 23,213
Views: 7,149,783
Posted By Fire Escape
Back Again

Black Tiger's fork mod has made the rounds here several times. With Triumph's reluctance to make any changes and the number of new members in the Scrambler clan it certainly deserves to be brought up...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By Fire Escape
Maintenance Costs will be what they blame when...

Maintenance Costs will be what they blame when they try to close all motorized (and later wheeled) access. It's not a new scam, they use it frequently.

Bruce
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By Fire Escape
I expect that I will still be the Coffee & Donut...

I expect that I will still be the Coffee & Donut guy on Sunday morning. I am way too far from home to have been involved in any planning thus far but if it ever stops snowing, I will come north to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By Fire Escape
Bluhduh Here We Go...

Talk to the people in the western states and see how things went after their roads were 'studied'. Largely a close everything to everybody (except hikers because they 'deserve' to be the only ones...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-20-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
I hope mine is still running well. It started...

I hope mine is still running well. It started right up when I took it over to the neighbor's place in December, he will return it once the snow is gone. In between he keeps my driveway plowed so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-14-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
Warned you .....

...about going North too early. It would seem that the bike is not happy about being north of Key Largo, can't say that I blame it, even if it was only 60 and breezy today.

Bruce
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
No reason to rush!

Mid April always seems like a good time to head north........
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-11-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
Oh No

Oh no, certainly nothing that drastic, just the lower 60's! We did close the door to the camper last night though. :vardy






:hide

The locals will all be in long pants and hoodies so it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-11-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,269
Posted By Fire Escape
Maybe?

I hear that Bahia Honda often has a vacancy for a night or two on a drive up and ask basis.

There have been a few empty sites here at Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge (MM 33) on a day to day basis. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-11-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
Talking Good Job!

Looks like you got there before the 'End of the World' Preachers! Best time of day to ride around the city.

I'd say something about it being a little cool this morning but.......


Bruce
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-10-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 49,111
Views: 3,135,058
Posted By Fire Escape
Wicked Southernmost Point

Understood, had you been trying to get here on Saturday during the 6,000 participant relay race from Miami to Key Weird you might have joined the locals in their wish for a plow! As snowbirds, we...
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