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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-10-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,048
Posted By jack splash
Sandy Lane 2015

Hey : Sandy Lane is March 15th, eh!

The Season Opener and always a great event.

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 30,225
Posted By jack splash
Another Story

Hey: After reading all the posts about how Siobhan touched everyone she met, I wanted to share another story about her.

Some of you may know I organized the PB500, and was glad to see Siobhan had...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 30,225
Posted By jack splash
Sad News.

I'm really sorry to hear Siobhan has passed away. It was a pleasure to see her at the the PB500. I first met her at the Twisted Throttle open house a year or so ago, we were working a PBAC booth and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Sad News!

I'm shocked, I only met her a couple of times, but what a great person.

She was so happy she finished the PB500, she gave me a big hug!

The pics she posted from the event were great, I'm...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Update 11/26

Hey: Thanks again to all the riders and crew who attended the 10 Year anniversary PB500.

I think it was the best one yet.

We are working on building the Pine Barrens Adventure Camp website to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Wow!

Tioma: Wow, that looks like it hurts.:eek1

Rest up and feel better.

I hear similar stories from time to time,

"I was riding along having a great time, then all of a sudden......."


The...
Forum: Racing 11-26-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,184
Posted By jack splash
SandBlast

Casey: If you finished the PB500, you will do fine at SandBlast.

The PB500 has much deeper and more difficult sand sections than the rally.

I can point you to a few places to practice, email...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Not recommended!

Blastin' thru the puddles is not a good idea.
When the Four Wheel Drive vehicles get stuck, they throw all sorts of stuff in the puddle to get out, logs bricks, etc.

Here's an example of what...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
The Enduro Section.

Hey: Leave it to the enduro guys to try to shame you to go into the enduro section. Thank Chris B from OCCR for getting some great shots of most of the Riders.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Lilolita!

Hey: your pics are great, here's one of you.

You go girl!!!

http://jacksplash.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Pine-Barrens-500-Event/i-XK5p3pQ/0/XL/cherese-1-XL.jpg

I post a bunch of pics from...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Backward!

Hey: I was having a conversation with another event organizer, who was riding the PB500 this year, about running events in reverse, and I said I'm sure you have done that in the past, he said " every...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Decompression.

Hey: I've finally "decompressed" enough to come back to the surface. :D

Organizing and running the PB500 is a big project and I had to catch up with business and family.

We have some great pics...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Tioma!

Hey: Tioma is our webguy and staff photographer.

We think he got a slight concussion, on Sunday.
Our Medic checked him out and he rode home.
He checked in with me and said he was OK.
But he did...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Great Pic!

Excellent shot!

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Quick Pics

Hello: Hey, great pics and comments everyone, and thanks for a great weekend. I'll post more tomorrow, I'm exhausted
today, but wanted to put up a few "teaser" shots from some of the crew.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Temps

Hey: Who would ever think the "GOOD NEWS" is the temp is 37 degrees!:clap

All week the weather forecast said it would be 28.:eek1, in the morning.

So after a little snow fall last night, it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
We're at the Hotel

Hey: were at the hotel setting up.

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Dana: Should be OK, email me at...

Dana: Should be OK,

email me at jack-bsm@comcast.net

with phone #.

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Boots

I did! they worked great for me last weekend.
I haven't come home with dry feet in a long time.
And trust me, I was in some deep s**t.
Not sure what your issues were.

Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-11-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Maps

Mom: I'm not sure about the issue either, could be Mac related, but worst case is we can load the 24K maps on a micro SD chip for you.

For all the trouble with unlocking them, can can copy...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Riders info

Did you read the rider info sheet you signed?

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Boots

Loph: Great point! The Sidi adventures are not the best ankle protection, but OK.
I have a similar story, I twisted my ankle in Canada about 10 years ago, with boots I thought were good.
Then I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Boots

Hey: Water proof, but not much ankle support.

Strong ankle support for off road riding, is the most important feature to look for,especially if your on a big bike.

Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Cold Feet!

Hey: The woods is wet in a few area's and I got tired of coming home with cold wet feet.:lol3

So I just got these baby's, the SIDI Adventure rain boot.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Update 11/9/14

Hey: It's all coming together, the remaining permits will be issued this week, the weather looks like it will be dry, but a little cold in the mornings.

On Day One, the transit from the hotel to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-04-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Routes vs Tracks

Joe :Good job. The difference in mileage is because the Track is the exact course, and a Route is way point to way point, so shorter.

Jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-04-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Maps

Hey: GPSfileDepot has free maps that work well.

I switch back and forth between the Garmin 24 K topo, the Garmin Topo NE and the free Northeast Topo Part 3 United States from GPS File depot
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,022
Posted By jack splash
Hammer Run

Hey: Next year we need more posts from DeerSlayR. :evil

Oh, and a few more pics. :lol3

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
The Hotel

Hey: The Hotel has plenty of room and it's OK to park trailers and campers there.

I'll post more info soon, working on the details now.
The PB 500 is completely sold out.
We have real rider...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-27-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Sold out

sold out

if you already sent in your entry and it is post marked on or before oct 27 you should be ok.

All other entry's will be put on a wait list or returned.

Thanks to all who entered.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-23-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Update 10/23/2014

Hey; A test email went out today to all the entrys we've received so far.
If you sent in an entry and did not get an email send an email to

jack-bsm@comcast.net


Also the event is filling up...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-16-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Revzilla.

Hey: I ordered my tires on Thursday from Revzilla and they were delivered on Monday.

jack
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Dunlop 908 RR

Hey: it's the high end Dakar tire for Big bikes. At least the one's with" Normal Wheels" :D
Not sure of the difference, but sure looks cool! :D

That's the other thing I forgot to mention, "Real"...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Options!

Loph; Thanks for the post, no I'm not wealthy, I just spend and disproportional amount on my hobby! :D
Don't tell my wife. :evil

But those are great choices too!
Thanks for the input, I know,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Bikes!

Andrew: Glad you can make it this year, I'd like to see the Elephant!
But you can ride a different bike, just let us know.

A list of entrants is being worked on, but it woun't be ready to publish...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Round Tires.

Hey: our buddy and Off Road Professor, Jimmy Lewis calls this type of tire a "round tire". He's not talking about the overall shape of the tire, but the sides.

Notice the nice curve to the tire,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Then I find this!

Hey: So I go outside and find this baby!

http://jacksplash.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Pine-Barrens-500/i-L7NsFvJ/0/X2/tire%201-X2.jpg


Michelin Desert 90/90 21

OOOOH!:D

Brake pads are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
Check your machine!

http://jacksplash.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011-Pine-Barrens-300-1/i-pVsWmH8/0/X2/what%20was%20it7-X2.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
This is what I'm talking 'bout.

Hey: My new rear tire was just delivered.

I can't get the Original Michelin Desert anymore, only the Desert Race version, so I've switched to the Dunlop 908 RR.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,520
Posted By jack splash
The Hotel

Hey: The Hotel as plenty of room and will let you park in their lot.

Jack
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