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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Chickenstrip
I used to have to do that quite often ... the...

I used to have to do that quite often ... the pass on my Strom would not trigger the gates on the RFK (and some other tolls as well) - kinda unpredictable and very frustrating. Every time I called...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 1,625,243
Posted By Chickenstrip
Hmm, don't recognize that Beemer.

Hmm, don't recognize that Beemer.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22,542
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Posted By Chickenstrip
I used to live out in the Bay Area (SF in my 20s)...

I used to live out in the Bay Area (SF in my 20s) and when I first moved here every ride was filled with regret of having left that moto friendly land. Sitting in traffic, red lights 50 meters apart,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22,542
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Posted By Chickenstrip
Is this entrapment?

Is this entrapment?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22,542
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Posted By Chickenstrip
Just shootin' the breeze here: Anybody own (or...

Just shootin' the breeze here: Anybody own (or owned) a modern Guzzi? I've been procrastinating from work by browsing Ebay and I see some handsome Guzzis there - Norge, Griso, Breva - and I wonder...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
What he said. Hi George :wave

What he said.

Hi George :wave
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22,542
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Posted By Chickenstrip
Thanks RT ... you point out that I need to both...

Thanks RT ... you point out that I need to both be more specific in my posts and update my profile - I'm now on a '03 V-Strom 1K
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22,542
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Posted By Chickenstrip
Yep, that's a big problem, car drivers...

Yep, that's a big problem, car drivers intentionally swerving into riders. It happened to me on my way up to Maine last Friday. The 95 was a parking lot and I started splitting. It only took a little...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Hey guys, I'm still dealing with a small...

Hey guys,

I'm still dealing with a small radiator leak - doesn't keep me from riding, but it is a constant irritant. I thought I might find a used radiator on ebay but no luck so far (months of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Ahh, relief. Looks like a hybrid between the 5th...

Ahh, relief. Looks like a hybrid between the 5th gen and a Ducati
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22,542
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Posted By Chickenstrip
I hear ya, but in this case the two were so...

I hear ya, but in this case the two were so genuinely distressed by the situation - the girl about having hit something, the mom about having her daughter be a responsible person. In this situation...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Sorry about your bike, Rectal. Good you're okay. ...

Sorry about your bike, Rectal. Good you're okay.

"Fucking asshole drivers. Nobody ever just owns up to what they did anymore."

On that point I have story - a few years ago I was having...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-26-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
" Resident Canadian NY-er here. A...

" Resident Canadian NY-er here. A "must see", if you're going to that area… Fundy National Park (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fundy_National_Park). Go see the highest tides in the world...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22,542
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Posted By Chickenstrip
I hate these stories about cops unnecessarily...

I hate these stories about cops unnecessarily pushing their weight around. I'll skip telling my own sad tale.


On another point ... I'm going to ride up to Maine in a couple of weeks for a family...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Zodiac, I chuckle every time I read your sig ...

Zodiac, I chuckle every time I read your sig

2011 Duct Tape Roll
1997 Cycle Therapy mini pump
1988 Aerostich Fleece collar scarf
1992 BMW K100 transmission housing
2014 Box of General Tso's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
It happened in Safari too, which I only turn to...

It happened in Safari too, which I only turn to when Firefox won't function for me. I restarted Firefox in safe mode, which unfortunately erased the history, but it seems to have gotten rid of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Looks to be PC only? I'm on a Mac.

Looks to be PC only? I'm on a Mac.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Okay, this has nothing to do with motorcycles but...

Okay, this has nothing to do with motorcycles but ... I need to vent about Yahoo, which has found a way to keep popping up in Firefox, diverting my navigation to their search engine. It is completely...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Hmm, I just got an email from Enterprise car...

Hmm, I just got an email from Enterprise car share also saying that license renewal was yearly: "Secondly, we would like to remind you that as a member of Enterprise CarShare, you are subject to an...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
So I guess I've been living under a rock ... we...

So I guess I've been living under a rock ... we now have to renew licenses yearly? At $80+ a pop? Plus eye exam? So I'm told as I got my exam done ... license to good for one year. Both a hassle and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7,148
Views: 3,277,005
Posted By Chickenstrip
I think I had that pipe on my 500-4 ... a Marvin?...

I think I had that pipe on my 500-4 ... a Marvin?

I bought mine in Florence, Italy and hand carried it all the way back home. :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Hey Speedo ... we never met but you gave me some...

Hey Speedo ... we never met but you gave me some road suggestions up your way and I could tell that you're a generous and friendly guy. All the best in Ohio - I went to college in southeast OH.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Chickenstrip
Wow! That Harley, Norton, Triumph ......

Wow! That Harley, Norton, Triumph ... Franken-bike is very impressive. That's a hell of a lotta work.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Thanks for the link Ravyn. I was hoping to find...

Thanks for the link Ravyn. I was hoping to find someone local (in a city of millions, you'd think ...) but this may be the ticket. Looks they have a fast turnaround for work ... it's the shipping to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Am I a bad motorcyclist if I don't like loud...

Am I a bad motorcyclist if I don't like loud pipes ... especially when they're buzzing my 'hood? :loaded
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Hi All, I'm still looking for a radiator...

Hi All,

I'm still looking for a radiator shop that will (attempt to) fix the small leak in my bike's radiator. If you can think of anyone please give me a shout. I've called a couple of shops and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Hi all, My radiator's sprung a leak .... any...

Hi all,

My radiator's sprung a leak .... any suggestions for a NYC shop to have it checked out/repaired?

Thanks!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Chickenstrip
Hey Yukon Thanks for that suggestion ... 305...

Hey Yukon

Thanks for that suggestion ... 305 was a beautiful ride. At one point I came out of a tree lined section to view sprawling farms on rolling hills (I know, sounds like a lot of PA, but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Chickenstrip
Thanks Yukon, I see 305 but not 26.

Thanks Yukon,

I see 305 but not 26.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Chickenstrip
PA Rt. 522?

Hi PA riders! I'll be making my way through Pennsylvania tomorrow and I was thinking of taking 22 out of Holidaysburg and catching 522 up to Milton where I'd resort to I-80.

How is Rt. 522 for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Just heard this story on NPR's Marketplace....

Just heard this story on NPR's Marketplace. You've probably all seen images of this experimental bike already ... it was interesting that a show about economics covered it, though.

<a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Sorry about your bike - glad you're okay.

Sorry about your bike - glad you're okay.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
I was just about to post a pic of that Velocette...

I was just about to post a pic of that Velocette - you beat me to it. So here's one of the very purty BMW tourer:

http://jacktoolin.net/Motorcycling/brooklynBowl26.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
True ... wanting to avoid shipping hassles if...

True ... wanting to avoid shipping hassles if someone here can use it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22,542
Views: 1,507,291
Posted By Chickenstrip
Hey, I've got a Givi universal Wing Rack that I...

Hey, I've got a Givi universal Wing Rack that I used to have my Superhawk. Anyone want it for $60?

http://jacktoolin.net/Motorcycling/givi_0720.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chickenstrip
Okay, got my Kryptonite chain and lock. 3.5 feet...

Okay, got my Kryptonite chain and lock. 3.5 feet seems a bit short, but the light weight (compared to the 5 footer) will be good.

Now for stowing it while riding. I can simply through it into my...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chickenstrip
All good points, but finding something secure to...

All good points, but finding something secure to lock to isn't often feasible, in my experience. I know, if you own a BMW it's included in the tool kit. :DParking on the sidewalk in NYC can have the...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chickenstrip
I've now looked around a bit now ... I'm...

I've now looked around a bit now ...

I'm still in the dilemma of buy super strong and uncuttable (like the Alma chain/lock - which due to length/weight and shipping cost I wouldn't go for), or...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chickenstrip
I go for locking the rear wheel 'cause I figure...

I go for locking the rear wheel 'cause I figure it's harder to life the back of the bike than the front. I thought U-lock locks were easy to pick ... have they redesigned them?
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chickenstrip
Haha ... yeah, I hear ya. When I first sat on...

Haha ... yeah, I hear ya. When I first sat on Strom way back when I couldn't understand why anyone would buy one: big, mushy, unwieldy. But age works in mysterious ways. :cry It is good for the...
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