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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-08-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,649
Posted By necrid
Thanks. I did a similar search. I'm hoping...

Thanks. I did a similar search. I'm hoping someone has personal experience with a particular organization.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-08-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,649
Posted By necrid
Well, actually it works fine. I donated a...

Well, actually it works fine. I donated a restored car last year, sold at auction for some crazy amount of money, which comes directly off my after-tax earnings. And yes, I do talk to my accountant,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-06-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,649
Posted By necrid
Question Donating my bike and my gear

Does anyone know of local (to Boston and environs) orgs that will take a motorcycle and associated riding gear (jackets, pants, gloves, etc)?

I need the tax write-off more than I need to deal...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,608
Posted By necrid
Feel free to join the other mastur,, err, umm,...

Feel free to join the other mastur,, err, umm, oglefest here, http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=839830 :D
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,812
Posted By necrid
I have a ...(ahem)... nevermind..... :D My...

I have a ...(ahem)... nevermind..... :D

My current duke is a deathtrap, I can only dream...err, imagine this thing.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-01-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By necrid
Speaking of traction, how long do tires take to...

Speaking of traction, how long do tires take to warm up before you feel safe leaning over a bit for a turn?

it was roughly 6C this morning when I took off, and my craptastic dunlop sportmax felt...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 432,623
Posted By necrid
2009 tw200 $2500

http://nwct.craigslist.org/mcy/3269755872.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,690
Views: 432,623
Posted By necrid
I did that, and it tells me to look at this link...

I did that, and it tells me to look at this link for why min/max price are disabled, www.searchtempest.com/faq.php#price
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By necrid
Ok. I really don't want to ride the duke through...

Ok. I really don't want to ride the duke through the winter. I've looked at a 520 exc and a drz400 as winter bikes. I'm going to reserve final tire and setup until I have my winter bike. Someone...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By necrid
I will vote yes. more info here,...

I will vote yes. more info here, http://www.righttorepair.org I can't believe we even have to have a vote on this topic.

In fact, I would go further and demand all the software in a car be freely...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By necrid
Rode to work (20km each way). Ride to work was on...

Rode to work (20km each way). Ride to work was on I-95, wind gusts were strong and tire spray from other cars/trucks was blinding at times. Rode back around 14:00 via backroads and small town...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By necrid
Thanks for the links and pics all around. :clap ...

Thanks for the links and pics all around. :clap

I actually rode to work this morning just fine, but head back via backroads to avoid the full force of the wind gusts on the open interstate.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By necrid
75% street/25% not-street is the plan. My...

75% street/25% not-street is the plan.

My current bike is a '96 KTM Duke. I'm looking for a proper dual-sportish ktm now.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By necrid
Well, google is not my friend. I wanted to ask...

Well, google is not my friend. I wanted to ask local advriders what they have, not what some random person on the internet thought. ;)

I did a thread search on advrider.com too, and found some...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-28-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By necrid
Question Winter Tire Suggestions

I'd like to ride until it snows, and then some. I figure there must be winter riders in New England around these parts.

1. What tires did you run through last winter?

2. Did you like them?
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,526
Posted By necrid
bringing an old thread back to life, I sold my...

bringing an old thread back to life, I sold my v-strom and bought a '96 Duke this weekend. This is going to be my daily commuter for increasing hooliganism and making the work commute much more fun....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By necrid
Thanks for the suggestions and links to the...

Thanks for the suggestions and links to the threads I missed. Clearly I live in the wrong part of the NorthEast for dirt riding. I've added zeede's and chr1s's ideas to my to do list. Maybe tomorrow...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By necrid
Question Getting started with dirt...where in MA?

Now that I'm comfortable with the wee-strom, I'm looking to get started on dirt somewhere. I haven't ridden a bike on dirt in....a long, long time. I have a bone-stock wee-strom.

Where are some...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By necrid
...well, nevermind, someone beat me to it...

...well, nevermind, someone beat me to it already. The hunt continues....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By necrid
Question Questions about 2007 adv 990....

I noticed this bike today, http://www.razeemotorcycle.com/show.asp?Bike=001878.jpg, it's a 2007 with 29,000 miles. Looks clean, rides clean, seems well cared for. Any one you want to own up to having...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By necrid
Talking Italiani sono pazzi

I spent ten days in Firenze, Italy. On a lark, I spent half a day riding a friend of a friend's Ducati HyperMotard around the city and extended roads. I didn't bring any gear with me, because I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By necrid
Cool2 All y'all rode today, right?

I rode today. It wasn't bad. Some drizzle and wet roads. Riding on graded highway in the rain was interesting with all of the spray. 18 wheeler driver honked and gave me the thumbs up.

Panniers...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By necrid
I'm already over 1000 miles. :D And for...

I'm already over 1000 miles. :D

And for clarity, I parked the car to ride the bike as my daily driver. My goal is to ride until the snow and ice makes it too dangerous to ride anymore. I'm still...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,535
Posted By necrid
The sum total of all the MSF and racing courses...

The sum total of all the MSF and racing courses I've taken, one thing matters the most:

"Look where you want to go, not where you are going. The bike follows your eyes."

This becomes far more...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By necrid
I rode with a passenger today. The bike handled...

I rode with a passenger today. The bike handled much better. In fact, it wasn't the passenger that mattered, it was the extra throttle I had to use to move the bike around, especially in the turns....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By necrid
Props to them. I did state it was a 'mini-ride'...

Props to them. I did state it was a 'mini-ride' in the title ;)
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,046
Posted By necrid
I rode for a few years with my Kriega backpack,...

I rode for a few years with my Kriega backpack, http://www.kriega.us/motorcycle-backpacks/. It is fantastic. You forget it is on; even on a 45 minute commute. Nothing beats a top case and sidebags,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By necrid
Laugh Quabbin Loop mini-ride

Amazingly, I had six free hours today so what better way to spend it than on the bike? I did the Quabbin Loop, http://www.motorcycleroads.com/75/300/Massachusetts/Quabbin-Reservoir-Loop.html,...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By necrid
The vstrom moves quite well, it just doesn’t have...

The vstrom moves quite well, it just doesn’t have the kick in the ass of a sport bike. I'm easily able to go 0-100 kph in 3 to 4 seconds. I mean, sure it's not the 2.something seconds of a sportbike,...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By necrid
Thanks for the pointers! After some poking...

Thanks for the pointers!

After some poking around, I found http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=452388 that thread about dealer mode. Must resist the temptation to image and start to...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By necrid
Thumb 3 weeks with the strom

Three weeks ago I literally rode my last sportbike. I rode it to the dealer to trade it in for a 2011 v-strom. 30 minutes into the ride I was questioning why I was doing this, as my back didn't hurt...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,087
Posted By necrid
I ordered the SMH5 because it was cheap and lets...

I ordered the SMH5 because it was cheap and lets me disconnect the mic. I talk with people throughout the day at work and my motorcycle time is for all me (and the voices in my head). :wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By necrid
I liked both bikes on the pavement. I imagine the...

I liked both bikes on the pavement. I imagine the wee will do better on fireroads and non-pavement than the versys.
In this case, the versys I rode "had a parking lot oops" according to the seller....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By necrid
Wink I wasn't sure if your comment was humor or not,...

I wasn't sure if your comment was humor or not, so I went with the safe option. Next time I'll go the other way. :wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By necrid
I rode a friend's 2008 klr650 for a week while...

I rode a friend's 2008 klr650 for a week while shopping for a bike. I hated it. I felt like it was an oversized dirt bike with a 50cc engine in it. maybe if i rode it on all dirt i would love it, but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By necrid
I did stalk-----err lurk this forum for months...

I did stalk-----err lurk this forum for months before today.....i might have heard your suggestion before. My wallet says 'how about no?' right now.

Not sure a barn full of adventure and dirt...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 675,348
Posted By necrid
Hi. Wee-strom inmate checking in. As I said...

Hi. Wee-strom inmate checking in.

As I said http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=791124 there, I own a leftover, new 2011 wee-strom, just bought Saturday and already at 498 miles. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By necrid
It even began in the rain today. There just might...

It even began in the rain today. There just might be something to this adv bike thing. Riding felt the same during tonight's downpour as it did on the dry ride to work this morning.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By necrid
What!? And ruin my pretty paint job while...

What!? And ruin my pretty paint job while keeping it under 5000 rpm for 500 miles? ha!:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By necrid
Wink This is nothing like a sport bike.

Long time lurker, decided I'd check in to the asylum.

After a lifetime of super sport bikes, my repeatedly crushed vertebrae said, 'dude, wtf. stop it.' I finally listened after a year of...
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