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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-20-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,126
Posted By Jimmaaay
Thanks for coming out to the Cidah Run

Hope everyone had a good time. I know I did. Sorry about the mileage mess up (what's 50 miles between friends...). However, in my defense take a look at the statistics from the mapping software I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,126
Posted By Jimmaaay
Thanks for the heads up on Twisted Throttle. They...

Thanks for the heads up on Twisted Throttle. They were indeed closed on Sunday. Apparently they went to winter hours. But no fear. I called them and they said they will open just for us. Good bunch...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-15-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,126
Posted By Jimmaaay
Hmmmm... I talked to them a while back and they...

Hmmmm... I talked to them a while back and they were cool with it. I'll give them a call tomorrow and check. Been there on Sundays before and they were open.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,126
Posted By Jimmaaay
Forgot...

Kickstands up at 9:00.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,126
Posted By Jimmaaay
Words from the Trailboss - Final GPX File

Went out this weekend and found some sweet new single track. Just stitched it in.
There's more out there but no more time to explore. It is what it is.

The weather is shaping up to be real...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,126
Posted By Jimmaaay
Words from the Trailboss

Welcome to Cidah Run 2014! Sorry to be so late posting on here. Been on the road for a while.

Same start location as last year, the Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club in Harrisville RI. They liked us so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,200
Posted By Jimmaaay
Thanks Everyone!

Thanks to the folks that showed up on Sunday. We had a awesome day of riding. The weather was perfect and we had a great bunch of riders.

The GPS navigation worked out for almost everyone (Sorry...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,200
Posted By Jimmaaay
If you have knobbys on your bike you should be...

If you have knobbys on your bike you should be fine. There is only one real challenging section and there is a bail out for that.

If I had to break it down I would say its 30% paved, 30% class 6...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-15-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,200
Posted By Jimmaaay
Yes, the Rhody Rovers are a great bunch. I rode...

Yes, the Rhody Rovers are a great bunch. I rode their Adventure ride this year and had a great time. Over 200 miles that day!

Last years event was hosted by the infamous SteveO. He's now moved to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-12-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,200
Posted By Jimmaaay
Yo Mo!

Definitely the Buffalo, its the perfect bike. The only first aid stop is the finish. The R&G Club has a real nice bar with food an beer and a pool table.

And they like guns just like you.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-11-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,200
Posted By Jimmaaay
Update on Gas Stops

There are now two gas stops on route. One at 35 miles and the other at 85 miles. The second one is a 2 mile out-and-back to the main route.

The longest stretch between gas is around 50 or so....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,200
Posted By Jimmaaay
GPX and Route Sheets

The 2013 Cidah Run/DARC VI is locked and loaded. The route is set and I'm sure your going to like it. We have a couple of new sections and I've rearranged the route from last year to minimize the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,025
Posted By Jimmaaay
200 is a bit much when you throw in lunch, gas...

200 is a bit much when you throw in lunch, gas and hero sections. With the exception of the TR hero section we "tried" to ride everything was very big bike friendly.

I think Mike, Cameron and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-01-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By Jimmaaay
YB rally

Thst post was from last year. I did find a decent route out to the TMT. It was a lot of fun. Unfortunately I can't make it this year.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By Jimmaaay
North CT/South MA-Dirt Roads-East/West

I'm trying to lay out a route from RI/SE MA to the Trans Mass Trail head that consists of mainly dirt roads and trails (suitable for a big GS). The southern trail head is near Colebrook CT.

That...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,775
Posted By Jimmaaay
And one pic after the race

You can race it all day and still bring home the beer.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,775
Posted By Jimmaaay
1995 R1100GS - Race Ready!

Slap on some numbers and go to the rally. This is the 2010 Sandblast.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-10-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 31,233
Posted By Jimmaaay
I've been using my iPhone for two years for GPS...

I've been using my iPhone for two years for GPS on my GS and feel it's apreety good substitute. You have to carry a phone anyway, may as well make use of it. I use Motion-X GPS for logging rides and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Jimmaaay
So, I checked the bulbs that were in the BD...

So, I checked the bulbs that were in the BD lights and they are indeed 10w. I was able to swap them for the original bulbs. They are bigger and come closer to the lens but there is still 1/4' or so...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Jimmaaay
Strange blinker problem

I recently changed the stock blinkers on my 1995 R1100GS to aftermarket ones from Baja Designs. Nothing special, just bulbs with yellow lenses. I wired them up and tested them with the ignition on,...
Forum: Racing 02-12-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 78,999
Posted By Jimmaaay
Sandblast '10 Pic's from the commuter class...

I've got 7 inches of travel and damnit I'm going to use them all!

http://jimmaaay.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Sandblast-10/Photo1/786675815_wMDSD-M.jpg


Now that's a "do it all bike"! After the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,331,093
Posted By Jimmaaay
520EXC Adv Conversion

I had (sigh...I'll miss her) a 2001 520EXC that I rode for 3 years in the rocks and ruts of New England. I loved that bike in the woods and when it came time to upgrade I just couldn't let her go,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Jimmaaay
Rotor bushings wear

KTM's have bushings between the rotor and the hub to providethe lateral play. Thes bushings are made of aluminum (I think) and are made to wear so your rotor doesn't. As they wear you will get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,799
Posted By Jimmaaay
Power Load

Riding up is not a good idea. I've seen it happen all to often, the ramp slips and down you go, wadding up your truck, bike, and body all at the same time.

Try an off-the-bike power load. First...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-16-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,205
Posted By Jimmaaay
This works too...

Ever used the real stuff? Works pretty good.

http://www.antimonkeybutt.com/
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,391
Posted By Jimmaaay
Laugh I've got the same bike. Your gonna love it. If...

I've got the same bike. Your gonna love it. If you're ever in Eastern Mass drop a line and I'll show ya the good stuff.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,532
Posted By Jimmaaay
Does your bike have tubeless tires? If so you'll...

Does your bike have tubeless tires? If so you'll need to break the bead. Bestrest make a nice kit.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,194
Posted By Jimmaaay
Magnetic Tank Bags and Laptops

I'm considering gettingthe Coretech 10 liter bag for commuting and would like to put my laptop in it. I would like to get the magnetic version but I'm thinking the magnets will trash the hard drive...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Jimmaaay
Magnetic Tank Bags - Do they stick offroad?

I'm thinking of getting a tank bag for my GS and found a lot of magnetic ones available. Has anyone used these offroad? Do they stay put? I'm not talking about racing the Blackwater but some...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,916
Posted By Jimmaaay
I have the same bike and...

It's great. I got my '95 for $4500 with 47K on it. It was a creampuff. Never dropped and never offroad. Thats gonna change. You can;t go wrong for that kind of money.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-27-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 97,695
Posted By Jimmaaay
GPX File download

I know this thread is kind of stale but I can't seem to find how to download the gpx files. I really want to do this in the next few weeks.

Can someone point me to the download?:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 224,405
Posted By Jimmaaay
Hit a cow once...

I hit a wild cow once while riding in Baja. Came around a blind sweeper and there she was standing in the middle of the road. There were actually several of them around.

I couldn't manage to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-06-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,598
Posted By Jimmaaay
I'm thinking of doingthe same thing.

Don't listen to them. The iPhone is a fine GPS. It doesn't do voice promted turns but who needs that? If I wanted a female voice to tell me where to go I'd bring my wife along. All I want is my...
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