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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'm going to try and sneak in a ride with...

I'm going to try and sneak in a ride with SnoDirtRider & his wife sometime this weekend. They stick mostly to the pavement these days and I would assume they'll be heading home on Sunday, so it would...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 571,420
Posted By XT_Driftwood
It's only in Eagle Bay. I figure I can ride my...

It's only in Eagle Bay. I figure I can ride my old beater as far as Train Wreck Point, launch it into Fourth Lake, walk the the last mile to Eagle Bay, buy the 600 and ride it home!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Umm, have you been living under a rock since last...

Umm, have you been living under a rock since last year?!? You don't know about the simulcasts in Burlington?!?!

Actually, I don't have a clue what they're talking about either.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Glad to hear you're going to be okay Carl. Heal...

Glad to hear you're going to be okay Carl. Heal up soon.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 571,420
Posted By XT_Driftwood
https://utica.craigslist.org/mcy/5086236871.html ...

https://utica.craigslist.org/mcy/5086236871.html

The 95 XT has the magic button.

And here I thought I was going to go a full year without buying another bike...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I was thinking of getting one to mount in my toy...

I was thinking of getting one to mount in my toy hauler so I could see what is going on back there when driving over these crappy upstate NY roads we have. Right now if a strap starts to loosen or...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
My bike. Just because. ...

My bike. Just because.

http://s22.postimg.org/dklk9w75d/DSCN0211.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
The two guys who made it happen (along with their...

The two guys who made it happen (along with their spouses, natch) Very grateful we are.

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
The big waterhole. I stalled twice in this...

The big waterhole. I stalled twice in this infernal bit of hell-on-earth.

You can also see the other XT that made the ride, an '85 XT350. It has a rising rate rear suspension, front disk brakes,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Matpoc's bike. Needs knobs. ...

Matpoc's bike. Needs knobs.

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Jontow doing his thing. It struck me as a...

Jontow doing his thing.

It struck me as a little odd to watch most of us bomb through these waterholes, bouncing off submerged rocks, getting pitched left and right, roosting water six feet high,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
More of them ...

More of them

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I think all the pics I took are similar to those...

I think all the pics I took are similar to those of other's.
A motley band of explorers

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,632
Posted By XT_Driftwood
In for the dual-sport ride!... if the XT is still...

In for the dual-sport ride!... if the XT is still running by then. If not, see below


In for the street bike ride!... if the Cagiva is still running by then. If not, see above.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Thanks to operose and jontow for hosting a great...

Thanks to operose and jontow for hosting a great ride! I had a blast, though my legs are so sore this morning I can hardly climb stairs.

I couldn't believe how many legal and gnarly trails you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I can't leave until 6:00PM, so there's little...

I can't leave until 6:00PM, so there's little chance of me arriving before nightfall.

Hope you guys get a huge freaking fire going, big enough to be seen from space. Something I can't miss.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By XT_Driftwood
My wife has had a labral hip tear for a few years...

My wife has had a labral hip tear for a few years now. Surgery is an option but her doctor has been blunt about the odds of success; it may help, it may do nothing, and there is a chance it could...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-14-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
No particular route in mind but we always head to...

No particular route in mind but we always head to Eagle Bay for donuts & coffee first. We'll be heading out around 9:30 - 10ish
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-13-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'll be in the daks on the Harley tomorrow,...

I'll be in the daks on the Harley tomorrow, chasing my folks and my in-laws around on their dressers.

I'll keep an eye out for red and blue blurs
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By XT_Driftwood
The village of Lake George can be very congested,...

The village of Lake George can be very congested, especially in the evenings, and it will get worse towards this weekend. But outside of the village it's not too bad.

The vendors at the expo skew...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Thanks for the advice, guys. There are three...

Thanks for the advice, guys.

There are three fittings on the left side fuel tank. One appears to have been over-torqued at one time and resulted in a small crack. It was then repaired with some...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,393
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'm with ya. "One man's junk is another...

I'm with ya.

"One man's junk is another man's treasure"... except mine. Mine's just junk.

Chuck, GLWS. I hope you're not bikeless for long.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'm not sure how well it would adhere to the...

I'm not sure how well it would adhere to the nylon. My XT tank leaked and I used Damon's Red Coat. It's held up great for 5 years now but the tank is metal and I cleaned it with muriatic acid before...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I have a leak in the left side fuel tank of my...

I have a leak in the left side fuel tank of my Cag and I'm really not sure how to fix it. The tanks are made of nylon and are pretty much unobtanium, especially the left sides.

My uncertainty has...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Looks amazing! Glad you were able to kick off the...

Looks amazing! Glad you were able to kick off the season with a truly great ride:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'm sitting in the Syracuse airport right now,...

I'm sitting in the Syracuse airport right now, waiting to board a plane to Tampa. So no riding for me this weekend. Lots of drinking, eating, and turning lobster red instead.

Unless I rent a Road...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,178
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Did you use the Motoelectric kit for your battery...

Did you use the Motoelectric kit for your battery power, ground, and starter wire upgrade? I purchased the kit a few weeks ago for mine but haven't tried to install it yet. The standard wiring (Xmas...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Look dude, I have helped create only two things...

Look dude, I have helped create only two things worth a damn in this world since I showed up- my daughter and an aluminum bracket to hold a tool tube on my XT. And I bent the fuckin' bracket when I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Looks like I'd better do some pm tonight. Or at...

Looks like I'd better do some pm tonight. Or at least make sure it will start.

Koyote, I am truly envious:bow
Have fun down there man!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
That was the best ride I went on all year... I...

That was the best ride I went on all year... I couldn't be bummed out. And like Kev said- it added character! Unfortunately it's also rusting like hell so I have to do something.

It's supposed to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I dragged the old XT out of the shed last night...

I dragged the old XT out of the shed last night but it needs a new set of chain & sprockets installed before I take it for a ride. Also, a couple years ago I tipped it over on my trailer and put a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-29-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,393
Posted By XT_Driftwood
You"ll sell it within a month. An OC chopper will...

You"ll sell it within a month. An OC chopper will look bitchin' parked outside the Harrisville diner but the long rake and utter lack of rear suspension is going to make trail riding a chore.

But...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Are you thinking of an enclosed cargo trailer or...

Are you thinking of an enclosed cargo trailer or an rv toy hauler?
The wife and I bought a new Cherokee Grey Wolf toy hauler a couple years ago. We love it. I think I'm going to bring it to this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Good points,I must admit. Riding trumps...

Good points,I must admit. Riding trumps wrenching, especially in the ultra-short riding season we enjoy.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,305
Posted By XT_Driftwood
You guys are depressing the hell out of...

You guys are depressing the hell out of me.:waysad That thing is 21 years newer than my dual sport!

I'd part with three large for it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-21-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 193,769
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Shouldn't you be posting down in Jo Mama? That's...

Shouldn't you be posting down in Jo Mama? That's where all the members who don't actually have bikes hang out.

I do happen to have an old 250cc Honda Rebel in my basement you can borrow this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 208,661
Posted By XT_Driftwood
My two brothers and I piled on that Diablo Rouge...

My two brothers and I piled on that Diablo Rouge and took it out on a frozen swamp one day. The DR had cleated tracks but no studs or cat paws and the skis were just wide flat boards.

My brother...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 208,661
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Yep, that's the beastie I remember. The throttle...

Yep, that's the beastie I remember. The throttle was on the left and the brake was on the right. It made switching sleds interesting.

The skis on the sled were made of wood.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 208,661
Posted By XT_Driftwood
That would be a Diablo Rouge. My brother had one....

That would be a Diablo Rouge. My brother had one. They were slow but unbelievable fun. The sled section was so long on his that three people could fit behind the driver.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 208,661
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Congrats David! That's a nice looking trike.:clap...

Congrats David! That's a nice looking trike.:clap

I dig the white walls.
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