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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 543,426
Posted By filmfan
:clap Yep, that's it.

:clap
Yep, that's it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 543,426
Posted By filmfan
I guess the race is on, nice day for it. ...

I guess the race is on, nice day for it.

Google finds it pretty well if you search for the sort of bridge it is. That's how I located it in the first place.

BTW, cell reception isn't so hot...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-24-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By filmfan
It's an interesting idea, car or moto, I hate...

It's an interesting idea, car or moto, I hate being behind a large truck because I feel blind, even at a reasonable following distance. Being able to see ahead of them would be sort of nice.

But,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 543,426
Posted By filmfan
Jeez, tough crowd:D New tag; Continuing...

Jeez, tough crowd:D

New tag;
Continuing with the bridge theme, though this one is still in use and not covered. We're in Cheshire county here, and the water under this bridge is the Ashuelot...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 543,426
Posted By filmfan
old tag, off rt 127 in Hopkinton ...

old tag, off rt 127 in Hopkinton

http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii493/px125/photo-3_zpszahnlgkc.jpg (http://s1256.photobucket.com/user/px125/media/photo-3_zpszahnlgkc.jpg.html)
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-19-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 611,021
Posted By filmfan
Well, it's not exactly "nice cars people ruined...

Well, it's not exactly "nice cars people ruined with bad taste" material...

If you have a Geo Metro, and need a pickup, there probably are not many people that have pickups who would make a trade....
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By filmfan
No project is worthy unless it involves buying...

No project is worthy unless it involves buying new tools.
Forum: Face Plant 06-18-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,274
Posted By filmfan
Hope things are going well. When I took my...

Hope things are going well.

When I took my ERC last year, one of the guys in the class commuted daily into downtown Boston on his Goldwing, I can scarcely imagine. I-93, and pretty much all the...
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By filmfan
I have one, I've never noticed any grinding...

I have one, I've never noticed any grinding noise, nor have I heard anything that makes me think it is dragging. It does make a loud "click" when it stops, I've just assumed it just the torque clutch...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By filmfan
Yes, stick to the ones for mountain bikes. ...

Yes, stick to the ones for mountain bikes.
Silca makes a Schrader to presta adaptor, the only one I know of. I used it routinely to pump up the cage and moto tires with my presta-only track pump...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,159
Posted By filmfan
DeWalt has this one, they claim 71.5 dBA. But...

DeWalt has this one, they claim 71.5 dBA. But probably not up to your air requirements;

http://www.dewalt.com/tools/compressors-hand-carry---electric-dwfp55130.aspx
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,057
Posted By filmfan
What is the db level at 60 mph?:ear It would...

What is the db level at 60 mph?:ear

It would be handy to know that.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-06-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,057
Posted By filmfan
'dunno about "most states", but they are allowed...

'dunno about "most states", but they are allowed here, and are apparently legal in California too;

http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com/rights/state-laws.aspx?stateid=5



I know mine are in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By filmfan
I've had factory manuals that were great, and...

I've had factory manuals that were great, and others that are next to worthless. But, I have little experience with Hondas and none with their service manuals.

For aftermarket manuals, I like the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-06-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 509,865
Posted By filmfan
That how do electric vehicles pay problem is why...

That how do electric vehicles pay problem is why some places are looking to charge for miles driven or road access fees or tolls instead of relying on the fuels tax.
Presumably the fuels tax would...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By filmfan
Yep, watchmaker's lathe. There were several...

Yep, watchmaker's lathe. There were several makers with similar designs.

bbs.homeshopmachinist.net is another good forum for information.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 543,426
Posted By filmfan
Any or all, your choice. If it helps, #2 was the...

Any or all, your choice. If it helps, #2 was the one I had in mind originally, though it is the closest to the Peterborough tag. #1 is the farthest from Peterborough, but I don't know if that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 543,426
Posted By filmfan
New Tag(s) The rules don't say the bike must...

New Tag(s)

The rules don't say the bike must have an I.C.E. Nor, so far as I know is there are requirement to drop tags with the same bike used to claim.

So, I took a ride on my other bike. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 543,426
Posted By filmfan
Too much traffic for the tag position ...

Too much traffic for the tag position
http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii493/px125/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsibxou7ry.jpg...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-30-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,072
Posted By filmfan
For a some of that stuff weight, performance and...

For a some of that stuff weight, performance and size come to mind.
Though most motorcycle engines produce plenty of power for moving a 400-800 gross weight machine, they are still necessarily...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-29-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 509,865
Posted By filmfan
I am not advocating banning bikes, I don't think...

I am not advocating banning bikes, I don't think VerticalC is either. And, computer guided vehicles could be the best thing ever for bikes, there is certainly a lot of potential.

I also work in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-29-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 509,865
Posted By filmfan
It's an interesting "unintended consequence" you...

It's an interesting "unintended consequence" you raise. Maybe we'll get wider roadways.

I'm not so sure that banning bicycles would be harder politically here.
I guess a lot depends on how the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-28-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 509,865
Posted By filmfan
Yeah, I agree, it seems odd to me that someone...

Yeah, I agree, it seems odd to me that someone goes all the way over to the other side of the road just to get by me. It's also a cringeworthy maneuver when you're approaching a blind corner or hill,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-28-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 509,865
Posted By filmfan
fixed, sorry. As for the slow trucks, yes...

fixed, sorry.

As for the slow trucks, yes they are legal moving up the hill at 10mph, but frustrating, and in the opinion of many here they should move over to the side of the road so that...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-27-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 509,865
Posted By filmfan
I wouldn't mind a zero-tolerance law for the slow...

I wouldn't mind a zero-tolerance law for the slow trucks that clog the road near where I live.
While we're at it, how 'bout zero-tolerance for DL passes, or exceeding the speed limits? Maybe...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,639
Posted By filmfan
Eyeglass vibration is not a problem I've noticed,...

Eyeglass vibration is not a problem I've noticed, but I can certainly understand that it could be an issue.
I wear progressives, with fairly large lenses in high index plastic and titanium frames,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-24-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By filmfan
The SMIDSY… Stands for "Sorry Mate, I Didn't...

The SMIDSY…

Stands for "Sorry Mate, I Didn't See You"

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/eqQBubilSXU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

It's a...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By filmfan
Since you are in Atlanta, KEH camera has a repair...

Since you are in Atlanta, KEH camera has a repair department. They don't operate a walk-in store, but getting a repair might be different.

Anyway, contact info would be at www.keh.com
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By filmfan
Yes, much depends on the place, and the...

Yes, much depends on the place, and the circumstance.

In general the drivers in this area are not particularly aggressive.

In this case we were moving at a steady speed, and the intersection...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By filmfan
The question is what defensive action do you...

The question is what defensive action do you take, if any and why?

My choice was #2, I closed to about 1.5 seconds behind the car and did a little weave. The reason was to discourage the left...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By filmfan
What would you do?

Scenario;

Two lane semi-rural highway posted limit 50 mph heavily traveled.
You are (on a bike) at the end of a group of 5 or 6 cars, you are maintaining 2 - 3 seconds behind the last car. Car...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-15-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,473
Posted By filmfan
This, besides, how are you going to honestly...

This, besides, how are you going to honestly represent it to a CL buyer? You know it's been used, but you know nothing other than that.

This whole thread is an excellent example of why one should...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By filmfan
Not offhand, but there will likely be plenty of...

Not offhand, but there will likely be plenty of advice pending.

Here are some examples from the local CL most of these happen to be Craftsmans, but lots of their older stuff is ok;...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By filmfan
You probably don't want a used one, unless the...

You probably don't want a used one, unless the seller is a weekend warrior hobbyist. I do see them in craigslist around here from time to time though.

None of them, Bosch, Dewalt, Porter Cable or...
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By filmfan
I'd guess that there aren't any that are lighter...

I'd guess that there aren't any that are lighter or more portable than this Bosch;
http://mdm.boschwebservices.com/files/r04734v43%20r24441v33.png...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,689
Posted By filmfan
It's easy to get hung up on the statistics....

It's easy to get hung up on the statistics. Roughly 50% of moto accidents involve automobiles; most of the others are single vehicle crashes; roughly 50% of all moto accidents involve alcohol.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-09-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 543,426
Posted By filmfan
New Tag; ...

New Tag;
http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii493/px125/5-9tag_zpsp5x9vq8f.jpg (http://s1256.photobucket.com/user/px125/media/5-9tag_zpsp5x9vq8f.jpg.html)

This is continuing the parks theme,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 543,426
Posted By filmfan
I hope Zim fixed the gas problem, I'll defer the...

I hope Zim fixed the gas problem, I'll defer the tag if he wants. But;
old tag;
http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii493/px125/photo_zpsq6bh61wu.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,362
Posted By filmfan
My darling wife bought me a Snap-on 3/8 ratchet...

My darling wife bought me a Snap-on 3/8 ratchet for my Bday last year to replace a Craftsman I've had for years. :clap

How to compare a Yugo to a Rolls? The Snap-on feels great in the hand,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-28-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 509,865
Posted By filmfan
It's really hard to tell exactly how much traffic...

It's really hard to tell exactly how much traffic that road carries just from 2 seconds of Gif animation. It's entirely possible that there weren't any other cars for 10 minutes.
So, in your...
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