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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 12:04 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,372
Posted By Piston
x2 I've been trying to set a date with a couple...

x2
I've been trying to set a date with a couple friends for our "off time" for next summer to do a ride like this, schedules haven't seemed to jive though.

I'm jonesing to explore the west! ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 27,705
Posted By Piston
I asked her 3 times to ride my 990, I was trying...

I asked her 3 times to ride my 990, I was trying hard for a sticker, but she politely declined, she was a little nervous and intimidated by the bike.
I was thinking shit, she'd ride it 10 times...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12,484
Views: 775,940
Posted By Piston
That is a sweet bike! Congrats, and...figure out...

That is a sweet bike! Congrats, and...figure out the pic thing :D

I'm going to look at a 250xcw in a few days, keeping my fingers crossed!
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6,301
Views: 1,164,747
Posted By Piston
Not sure, I had Cliff's Cycle's (A well known and...

Not sure, I had Cliff's Cycle's (A well known and well loved local shop) install it for me. I could ask them if I was really interested, but I'm not :D

I'll check ebay, thanks guys, probably will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,376,490
Posted By Piston
You can't post a statement like that, and not...

You can't post a statement like that, and not include a picture :deal

Are you riding on ice, trail, or using car studs and riding on pavement?

I've thought about studding the tires on the 990...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6,301
Views: 1,164,747
Posted By Piston
Does anyone have any idea how much a stock BST...

Does anyone have any idea how much a stock BST carb would be worth? I took mine off my bike when I installed an FCR, and now I'm thinking of selling my bike, and trying to get rid of other 'stuff'...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,376,490
Posted By Piston
I'd like to see those pics when they're ready.

I'd like to see those pics when they're ready.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 27,705
Posted By Piston
nice!

nice!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12,484
Views: 775,940
Posted By Piston
Awesome choice :clap Between that and the...

Awesome choice :clap

Between that and the tiger, your ready for anything now! Congrats
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,372
Posted By Piston
Thanks for info Bob! Nice buck!

Thanks for info Bob!

Nice buck!
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,372
Posted By Piston
Just got finished reading your excellent ride...

Just got finished reading your excellent ride report! Thanks for taking the time to share all those great photos.

I may have missed it, but what were you using for a camera? DSLR? Some of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,376,490
Posted By Piston
Woops... I was thinking you meant this one.......

Woops...
I was thinking you meant this one.... http://www.radegarage.com/2013-08-01/under-seat-rear-tank/
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,836
Posted By Piston
I imagine that within the next couple of years,...

I imagine that within the next couple of years, we'll start to see Husky and KTM going in two different directions with their off road/dual sport lineups.

They'll probably introduce new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,376,490
Posted By Piston
I like those tanks, I'd like to get one someday.

I like those tanks, I'd like to get one someday.
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,373
Posted By Piston
Like someone else mentioned, I've heard of...

Like someone else mentioned, I've heard of filling the pipe with water, plugging the ends (just good enough so the water doesn't pour out) and freezing it.

The narrow passages (inlet/outlet) will...
Forum: Hacks 12-08-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Piston
It's interesting to read these replies from...

It's interesting to read these replies from people who have had both. I've "almost" bought a SxS numerous times, mostly for the "work" aspect of it and the ability to use it for fun as well.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,503
Posted By Piston
Nothing cooler than mid winter camping!

Nothing cooler than mid winter camping!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,441
Posted By Piston
It seems like Kevin's Cycles is a pretty popular...

It seems like Kevin's Cycles is a pretty popular place to buy tires in MA. Does anyone know how the "mixed terrain" tires would work on ice? I'm sure they aren't nearly as good as dedicated ice...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By Piston
I only found that one helmet that Schussboelie...

I only found that one helmet that Schussboelie posted above, within that link.


I think the Nolan helmet coming out is going to be the standard adventure style with no flip up. I'll probably...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-06-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 52,794
Posted By Piston
There are some great suggestions on this thread,...

There are some great suggestions on this thread, and I'll probably try out a few myself.

Obviously coffee and whiskey are big, and whiskey is easy, bring what you like. Coffee, can be more...
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 171,268
Posted By Piston
AWESOME!!! Where do you mount the rifle/bow?

AWESOME!!!

Where do you mount the rifle/bow?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,376,490
Posted By Piston
+1 for starting a new "what did you do to your...

+1 for starting a new "what did you do to your 1190 today" :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4,916
Views: 478,709
Posted By Piston
Here is another pic of the Husky (STOLEN) ...

Here is another pic of the Husky (STOLEN)

http://piston.smugmug.com/photos/i-b4WvRM9/0/L/i-b4WvRM9-L.jpg

See this post for details. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4,916
Views: 478,709
Posted By Piston
Now I get it....I didn't understand why you...

Now I get it....I didn't understand why you posting Tumu's ride, and didn't put two and two together that "taken" meant STOLEN.

Fuck. Keep your eyes peeled. Pretty shitty way to add insult to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,467
Posted By Piston
NO FUCKING SHIT?!?!?!?! WTF man. ...

NO FUCKING SHIT?!?!?!?!

WTF man.

I'll be scouring craigslist to see if they are stupid enough to post it. This is bullshit, way moreso because of the situation.

Fuck those thieves. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,916
Views: 478,709
Posted By Piston
Interested... Might be a little early (kids just...

Interested... Might be a little early (kids just over 2 now) but better to be prepared right?

Do you have any pics with the training wheels? Is there any sort of governer or safety switch you...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By Piston
They are great dogs. We have 2 of them, the...

They are great dogs. We have 2 of them, the oldest is 7 and has been through a lot health wise, and the youngest is 4 and haven't had any issues with her. We also have a Saint Bernard, I think she...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 27,705
Posted By Piston
http://piston.smugmug.com/photos/i-GNL58x5/0/L/i-G...

http://piston.smugmug.com/photos/i-GNL58x5/0/L/i-GNL58x5-L.jpg

I have the video clip, but not sure how to embed it.
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By Piston
Hell of a deal on new Klim Adventure Rally Jackets

This won't last long...

Brand new (non-current) Klim Adventure Rally jackets for only $550.

Wish I saw this before I just bit the bullet and spent $600+ on a new Badlands :huh
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 27,705
Posted By Piston
I'm pretty sure I have some gopro footage of her...

I'm pretty sure I have some gopro footage of her going through that mudhole right after this stop. I'll dig through it tonight and see if I can get some screen shots.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,343
Posted By Piston
Funny part is, this thread is from 2010, and had...

Funny part is, this thread is from 2010, and had nothing at all to do with the idea of using gas in a water container. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,503
Posted By Piston
Yours must be smoother than mine. I did 1,100...

Yours must be smoother than mine. I did 1,100 miles in 28 hours of mixed highway, secondary, and off road. I literally couldn't use my right index finger for 3 weeks, and it took well over 2 months...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Piston
I've been looking for a pair of pants as well, to...

I've been looking for a pair of pants as well, to replace my Olympia's. Most important thing for me is a waterproof shell without liner like you mentioned.

I purchased a Klim jacket recently,...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By Piston
Any good modular dual sport helmets?

I'm in need of a new helmet. I've never had a so called "dual sport" helmet, but it seems they are popular for good reason, so that's what I'm looking for.

I would like a dual sport style...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,343
Posted By Piston
It was mentioned that there is an ADVrider...

It was mentioned that there is an ADVrider discount, is there an inmate on here that is a rep or dealer?

I had a problem with my Rotopax the first time I used it (just bought a few months ago)...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,503
Posted By Piston
Well, if you decide to change your mind, I'll be...

Well, if you decide to change your mind, I'll be selling my 640 that you saw at the spring CNR. Since then I've had the suspension rebuilt by Factory Connection and I'm putting on a new "used"...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6,674
Views: 2,674,159
Posted By Piston
I couldn't agree more! Nothing beats a good...

I couldn't agree more! Nothing beats a good steak cooked over the fire!

Somewhere along the TAT...
http://piston.smugmug.com/photos/i-pFxkNRp/0/L/i-pFxkNRp-L.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,377
Posted By Piston
In....depending on dates. :ear

In....depending on dates. :ear
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-02-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 102,915
Posted By Piston
Is this real? Something isn't right here.... ...

Is this real? Something isn't right here....
I have 3 dogs- 2 English Mastiff's, and a Saint Bernard, the biggest is 220lbs and the dog in the above picture would absolutely DWARF my dogs.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6,301
Views: 1,164,747
Posted By Piston
Thank you.

Thank you.
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