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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-03-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
Your buddy is probably a stronger rider than I....

Your buddy is probably a stronger rider than I. But I've done dumber things and lived to talk about it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-03-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
Hmph.. want to ride in on the DRZ.. which isn't...

Hmph.. want to ride in on the DRZ.. which isn't stickered and is a shit-show in single track like that. Hmph..

Whatever you do, don't bring the 300. I've already ridden that. Bring something I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
What are you riding?

What are you riding?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
Moooost eeeexcelent.

Moooost eeeexcelent.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
Buy something worthy..

Buy something worthy..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
Definitely bring the 990.. then hand me the key....

Definitely bring the 990.. then hand me the key. :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
This is a bike? You want trail bike : $67 for...

This is a bike? You want trail bike : $67 for non-res, $48 for res.

Worth every penny if you ask me. NH F&G does some good stuff to support trails and riders. Higher reg #'s also reminds Concord...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
Freetown is "the farm" where we (Chip) did the...

Freetown is "the farm" where we (Chip) did the 'fun run' last fall?
That was fun. Would love to ride something like that on the new 200 XC-W.

You mean I have to trailer two bikes in? Geesh.. my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
He wishes. Hello all. :wave

He wishes.


Hello all. :wave
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,845
Posted By nhbubba
I do. This sounds like a job for my trusty DRZ400.

I do. This sounds like a job for my trusty DRZ400.
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By nhbubba
I used to use that technique with my old Honda...

I used to use that technique with my old Honda twin. Worked just fine.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
Pro-tip: Thread lock the fasteners on those tie...

Pro-tip: Thread lock the fasteners on those tie down mounts on the top. Otherwise the fasteners will rattle loose. I've already lost one tie-down. :waysad
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
I lost a tie down on my first trip. Rattled the...

I lost a tie down on my first trip. Rattled the screws right out and the tie down is long gone. Recommend any buyers remove all fasteners and re-install with thread lock.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 322,409
Posted By nhbubba
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/--tL3wCpHU3Y/VMf...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/--tL3wCpHU3Y/VMf4vcvNnRI/AAAAAAAAQJ0/YhpFX2PqEnY/w444-h592-no/20150127_142227.jpg

Blizzard warning my ass. Braaaaap! :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 308,047
Posted By nhbubba
Thanks for cross posting. I unsub'ed from the...

Thanks for cross posting. I unsub'ed from the Maine thread after I realized I couldn't keep up.
May have to find an excuse to find myself in Portsmouth that night..
Forum: Trials 12-12-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,664
Posted By nhbubba
Forgive me. Your post just smacked of some of the...

Forgive me. Your post just smacked of some of the unrealistic absurdity I read too much of on this forum.
Forum: Trials 12-04-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,664
Posted By nhbubba
Yeah, I sometimes find myself shopping for a...

Yeah, I sometimes find myself shopping for a unicorn with a rainbow tat guarding a pot of gold, a goblet of eternal life, and big boobed genie bottle too.

This is a weekend toy. If you want a...
Forum: Trials 12-03-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,664
Posted By nhbubba
I disagree entirely. Maybe it has a lot to do...

I disagree entirely. Maybe it has a lot to do with the kind of terrain you ride.

I'm ready to pay for light weight and top-shelf components. I say this as an eternal cheap-ass. I ride cheap street...
Forum: Trials 11-16-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,664
Posted By nhbubba
So why should I buy this instead of a KTM 300 XC...

So why should I buy this instead of a KTM 300 XC or XC-W.. or even a 250 XC? Or a Husky/Berg whatever-whatever 300cc enduro?

To be honest, the fact that they market this as an "entry level" option...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 322,409
Posted By nhbubba
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-3nHZVc2IJbk/VFU...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-3nHZVc2IJbk/VFUtqssBXkI/AAAAAAAAPjs/Vx_HIdW6Kb4/w732-h549-no/20141101_112157.jpg

There were TWO DRZ's on todays woods ride. Both said "Kawasaki" on their sides....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-08-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,572
Posted By nhbubba
I just upgraded to a reman'ed 2555 that does the...

I just upgraded to a reman'ed 2555 that does the portrait mode. I hacked up my mount to run this way and have been trying it out. I think it is pretty neat this way. Feels like it shows more of the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-08-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,572
Posted By nhbubba
A plastic sandwich bag over the GPS works fine...

A plastic sandwich bag over the GPS works fine for me. I rode through a torrential downpour just a week ago with a bag on my brand new Nuvi and all is still well. Touch screen works with gloves...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
First weekend with the cases was a success. All...

First weekend with the cases was a success. All the camping gear I could imagine and then some for 2 nights and space for snacks. Locked everything inside the cases and didn't have anything lashed to...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
I just did half my packing for a weekend camping...

I just did half my packing for a weekend camping trip. Tent, tent poles, ground cloth, sleeping pad, sleeping bag, compact folding chair, camp pillow, and even some bug spray and a head-lamp ... all...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-25-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,572
Posted By nhbubba
I just want to say thanks for this thread! I...

I just want to say thanks for this thread! I found it helpful! :freaky

I have an old 250W that is a hand-me-down from my mother. She once paid for the lifetime map upgrades on it, so I get free...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-23-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9,683
Views: 3,906,766
Posted By nhbubba
I have had Givi racks on the 'strom for years....

I have had Givi racks on the 'strom for years. The panniers are available as a kit with racks for the KLR, or as bare undrilled panniers. I hacked my own mounts together.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-23-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9,683
Views: 3,906,766
Posted By nhbubba
:D Although I wasn't smiling when I dun it.....

:D

Although I wasn't smiling when I dun it.. :bash
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
No, I am not worrying about it. Although if I...

No, I am not worrying about it. Although if I were to consider trying to submerge the boxes, I'd put some silicon adhesive on the insides of the backing plates I built and call it a day.

The...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9,683
Views: 3,906,766
Posted By nhbubba
Tusk panniers. My gawd they are enormous! ...

Tusk panniers. My gawd they are enormous!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-j8vzu8Sf6v8/U88GigMT4rI/AAAAAAAAN4I/mAywF5i2tsE/w820-h615-no/20140722_195226.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
Only one muffler.. :deal Makes that booty...

Only one muffler.. :deal

Makes that booty look xxxl. We'll see how I deal with 'em.

For reference, this is how I've rolled 90% of the time for the last 3 years.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
These cases are enormous. ...

These cases are enormous.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-7MC25nRWvXc/U88Gis-_CrI/AAAAAAAAN4I/xaS8ZNUkNUs/w820-h615-no/20140722_195354.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
Mine arrived yesterday. I assembled the clasps...

Mine arrived yesterday. I assembled the clasps and fiddled around bungie cording them to the bike while I stood back and admired what I had done. They really are massive! I have Givi E21's on the...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
No plan. I shall wing it. Actually, I think...

No plan. I shall wing it.

Actually, I think I may just put two bolts through the holes where the top Givi latch/mount thing mounts. Those will be backed up with a 4-5" bit of aluminum bar on the...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
My concern was clearing the givi monokey bits....

My concern was clearing the givi monokey bits. Especially the large locking block at the top of the rack.

I spent some time thinking this over in the garage. Turns out the givi bits are removable....
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
Do you happen to have a close up photo or two of...

Do you happen to have a close up photo or two of the mounts you wound up with to share?
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,939
Posted By nhbubba
I'm revisiting this and getting serious. I have...

I'm revisiting this and getting serious. I have givi racks and a set of their smaller hard bags for commuting. Looking for something bigger and heavier for touring.

wiking, I see your stock racks...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-30-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,083
Posted By nhbubba
So.. on something resembling a whim, I bought...

So.. on something resembling a whim, I bought this:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-_DxqmYTtm_I/U7DHl70krdI/AAAAAAAANpY/4EuG5bLp6oQ/w1135-h851-no/20140627_064212.jpg

1991 Honda VFR750F - 56k...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 308,047
Posted By nhbubba
My favorite is the rider on a super-sport wearing...

My favorite is the rider on a super-sport wearing basketball shorts, a wife beater, flip-flops, and $150 pair of Ray Bans with a top of the line $900 Arai helmet ... strapped to the side of the bike.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 308,047
Posted By nhbubba
All in the name of cutting that carbon footprint....

All in the name of cutting that carbon footprint. Although I'm not convinced you didn't catch the latest in gixxah aerodynamics testing. Or possibly the latest in icon's line of "protective" vests.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,590
Posted By nhbubba
I thought the seat was GREAT. Mind you I am...

I thought the seat was GREAT. Mind you I am riding a DL650, with its stock seat.. which is horrible. The Tiger 800 seat is flat, wide, and well padded. I had no complaints there. One shocking bit is...
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