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Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 254,310
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Which state? I'd be screwed. :lol3

Which state? I'd be screwed. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5,016
Views: 497,033
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Rusty...the stock tire in my 450 was steel...

Rusty...the stock tire in my 450 was steel ribbing at 2800. I got 3000 out of a DS compound Distanzia. If ridden like they were built for...tires don't stand a chance. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,299
Views: 940,355
Posted By SwitchThrottle
There's a lot of ugly bikes in this thread. :rofl

There's a lot of ugly bikes in this thread. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 254,310
Posted By SwitchThrottle
1st or 2nd gear...braaap the throttle just as...

1st or 2nd gear...braaap the throttle just as your front tire hits it. :evil Those are lots of fun on the Husky.:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,126
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Why does it gotta be so fugly? The new one is...

Why does it gotta be so fugly? The new one is less fugly, but only slightly. :deal

I need a bike that stirs the soul. The DL650... :snore
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,836
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Haven't been on here in forever....and there's a...

Haven't been on here in forever....and there's a pic of the back of my head in this thread. :lol3

Still love my Husky :evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Avon Distanzias do alright in all but the...

Avon Distanzias do alright in all but the knarliest rocks or the slickest mud. My only concern off road is that big 'ol front rotor. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 133,473
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Nice to see the thread is still alive and...

Nice to see the thread is still alive and kicking. I still own my '08 SMR450 and have right around 13k on the clock. Last year ride time was a bust for me or that number would have been around 16k....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 182,615
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I dunno if I'll make the ride this year. If I do...

I dunno if I'll make the ride this year. If I do it will be as a participant, and not as a working member. My commitment to the more hardcore side of dirt sort of faded when I popped my knee. As...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 182,615
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I haven't been on ADV much lately. I wish I...

I haven't been on ADV much lately. I wish I would have seen this earlier. I ride by that place (with all those big dangerous cars) every morning. I'll swing out later today and grab it, but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 239,000
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Lotsa great roads near that tag.

Lotsa great roads near that tag.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 182,615
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I rode up the sidewalk to get this. I'm sure the...

I rode up the sidewalk to get this. I'm sure the attendant (if there is one there) won't mind a quick free photo op.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 182,615
Posted By SwitchThrottle
New tag. ...

New tag.

http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww305/SwitchThrottle/Photo0423.jpg

....and yes, it's within the confines of this TOR, but just barely. I wanted to put it on the other side of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 182,615
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Okay..... Old Tag ...

Okay.....

Old Tag

http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww305/SwitchThrottle/Photo0424.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 182,615
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Talking to the reflection in your monitor again? ...

Talking to the reflection in your monitor again? What's your DR have on it now? ....and I'm talking about the mileage, not the dust.

:thwak
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 182,615
Posted By SwitchThrottle
No. Guilt is an emotion I have little use for. ...

No. Guilt is an emotion I have little use for. If I remember correctly, your tag sat untouched for more than a couple days after you got it. It was becoming obvious that you are all talk, and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 182,615
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I was trying to be nice and give Oilhed a little...

I was trying to be nice and give Oilhed a little more time. :deal

I'll check this again just before I leave work.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 182,615
Posted By SwitchThrottle
You better move it, or consider yourself Bruced...

You better move it, or consider yourself Bruced on Thursday. Not threatening, just sayin..... :deal

And for the record....I did that to Maz. :lol3



Edit: Got my eye on the Nutmeg too, but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 64,105
Posted By SwitchThrottle
You guys tried Joey Garlic's? Wife raves about...

You guys tried Joey Garlic's? Wife raves about it. Never been myself.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 239,000
Posted By SwitchThrottle
They don't sell gas from the pump. :wink:

They don't sell gas from the pump. :wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 239,000
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Sorry about the delay. Was having such a nice...

Sorry about the delay. Was having such a nice ride that I didn't rush right home. :D New tag.

http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww305/SwitchThrottle/Photo0420.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 239,000
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Tag. ...

Tag.

http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww305/SwitchThrottle/Photo0419.jpg

In route to new tag. :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 239,000
Posted By SwitchThrottle
All you need is a relocation bracket for the...

All you need is a relocation bracket for the caliper. Either that, or find a dirt rotor for the SM wheels.

http://www.motostrano.com/brsucarebr.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,215
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I can't speak to the Berg or the Husky 610, but...

I can't speak to the Berg or the Husky 610, but the smaller Huskies are perhaps the easiest modern bikes to check/adjust valves on.

:deal
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By SwitchThrottle
That's a decent price. Dealer in Mass has a...

That's a decent price. Dealer in Mass has a "new" '08 610SM for $6100.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,525
Posted By SwitchThrottle
So the choice is between a Husky, a BMW, a BMW...

So the choice is between a Husky, a BMW, a BMW with Husky stickers, and a Yamaha? :lol3

I love my Husky, but I don't see how you could go wrong with the Yamaha.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,018
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Depends how you ride it. I was getting around...

Depends how you ride it. I was getting around 45-50mpg when I first got it. Now that I've had it for a while, that has dropped back down around 30-35ish. I find it hard to be civil on it. :wink: ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,018
Posted By SwitchThrottle
You caught me, the difference is only 20hp. :lol3...

You caught me, the difference is only 20hp. :lol3

But that is still almost double the power to weight ratio right off the showroom floor. :deal

I'm not saying you can't get a DRZ into Husky...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,018
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Wholly misinformation in this thread. :huh ...

Wholly misinformation in this thread. :huh

1st off....DRZSM vs SM450R. Husky puts down about 30 more HP and weighs about 30 lbs less. To bring the DRZ to the same level of tune, your reliability...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-08-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,190
Posted By SwitchThrottle
By posting this in beasts, are you only asking...

By posting this in beasts, are you only asking about twins? :scratch
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 133,473
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Sweet! You know who I'll be rootin for.:clap

Sweet! You know who I'll be rootin for.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 133,473
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Just got done reading the CW writeup on the "new"...

Just got done reading the CW writeup on the "new" TE449. Nothing I wasn't expecting. Makes me happy that I own an older bike. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,371
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Nope. :D Take the BS guys spew about Husky...

Nope. :D

Take the BS guys spew about Husky maintenance at face value. Parts will probably run you a little more (if/when needed), and may not be sourced locally due to the spotty dealer network,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,371
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I love the crap outta my '08 SM450R to the tune...

I love the crap outta my '08 SM450R to the tune of 9106 miles. :clap

http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww305/SwitchThrottle/Photo0063.jpg
It's had 2 electrical glitches and zero mechanical...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 239,000
Posted By SwitchThrottle
:augie

:augie
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8,821
Views: 1,802,263
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I've been running AmsOil 20w50 in the Husky since...

I've been running AmsOil 20w50 in the Husky since the 1st oil change. I change it every 500 miles. I do not remember what went into the Honda (that was 2 years ago), but I got it at a local shop,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 239,000
Posted By SwitchThrottle
And if you see a Husky on 44 and the surrounding...

And if you see a Husky on 44 and the surrounding area occasionally lofting a wheel, or a green chevy truck with way too many dents and scratches all over it, try not to judge. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8,821
Views: 1,802,263
Posted By SwitchThrottle
First hand experience with slipping clutch due to...

First hand experience with slipping clutch due to synthetic. Took a few oil changes and a couple hundred miles to clear the issue up, which is good cause I really didn't want to tear it apart. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 239,000
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Doh! I haven't been on ADV in a while. ...

Doh! I haven't been on ADV in a while. LaSalle's is literally 5 minutes down the road. If I can put my big boy pants on, the Bushnell is 3 minutes from where I park in Hartford. :vardy
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 239,000
Posted By SwitchThrottle
:clap Excellent work!

:clap Excellent work!
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