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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 62,619
Posted By greatx
Pre-ride meeting

Is there a pre-ride meeting each day (Fri, Sat, Sun)? if so, at what time?

What time do you recommend me being at the hotel on Friday morning for signing waivers, bike inspection, etc, prior to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-02-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 62,619
Posted By greatx
Thanks for the help with the GPS stuff. I just...

Thanks for the help with the GPS stuff.
I just mailed the check today!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 62,619
Posted By greatx
Recommended GPS

@Jack,

in one of the rides you mentioned a GPS that you like to use.
Was it the Garmin Montana? 600 or 650?

For the PB500, will you be sending the files by email prior to the event to the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-04-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 17,709
Posted By greatx
Thank you!

Thanks Tri-County for organizing this event! I had a lot of fun!

I am very sore now from riding my 1200 bimmer... I think I made some trails wider for the rest of you ;) also sorry if I was on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-01-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 17,709
Posted By greatx
Getting ready

Going tonight :)

My bike is still dirty since the Meteor ride last weekend. Living in an apartment just makes it more complicated to wash the bike...

Looking forward to riding on Saturday.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-28-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,126
Posted By greatx
Thank you!

I did the ride on Saturday and had an awesome time.

Thank you Meteor MC for putting this ride together :clap. Good job and well organized.

After I finished the ride I had to leave, so I was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,126
Posted By greatx
Going

Loaded my big bike in the trailer last night, ready to go tonight! I can only ride on Saturday.

Questions:
-to pay at the event on Saturday morning, cash, check or credit?
-on Saturday, since...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 17,709
Posted By greatx
hp2

Thanks for the "nice guy" :) I think that was me...

I will "try" to go again this year and bring my HP2.

I really enjoyed it last year. Yeah, the HP2 was a bit big for some sections, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,989
Posted By greatx
I have never had issues on my HP2 using these...

I have never had issues on my HP2 using these batteries. Mine has been used for a year, passed a harsh winter in NY with the bike parked on the streets some times while I was at work.

I also had...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,989
Posted By greatx
It has been about a year on my battery now and it...

It has been about a year on my battery now and it still works really well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-05-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 41,228
Posted By greatx
Filled the form and put it in an envelope, even a...

Filled the form and put it in an envelope, even a stamp on it... Waiting to see if I can go because I might move from homes that weekend :(

This is a really good ride, well suited for the big...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,288
Posted By greatx
I had a good time today! the food was excellent! ...

I had a good time today! the food was excellent!
thanks!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-10-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,288
Posted By greatx
In

In
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 23,050
Posted By greatx
Would like to join the dualsport ride on...

Would like to join the dualsport ride on Saturday.
Taking a BMW HP2 Enduro with knobbies.

1) are there any GPS tracks available yet?
2) where should I register?
3) aprox miles to be covered on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 42,737
Posted By greatx
Registered, street legal, lights, etc... I take...

Registered, street legal, lights, etc... I take it to work to Manhattan every day.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 42,737
Posted By greatx
Camping

Regarding "Primitive camping at start area":
-are there bathrooms available including a shower?
-shaded (trees) or sunny side up?


BTW, anyone other riders on a HP2 Enduro bike?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 42,737
Posted By greatx
I will be taking my BMW HP2 Enduro, Michelin S12...

I will be taking my BMW HP2 Enduro, Michelin S12 XC tires. I think this should be good then.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,258
Posted By greatx
@havabusa, great info! thanks. We are...

@havabusa, great info! thanks.

We are leaving Vegas at 8 or 9am.

In Sedona, we are staying at the Enchantment Resort.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 42,737
Posted By greatx
How much of the ride is in asphalt? how much on...

How much of the ride is in asphalt? how much on dirt? Trying to get the right tires on my bike for this event.

Looking forward to it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,258
Posted By greatx
Good feedback so far... thanks! We will be...

Good feedback so far... thanks!

We will be renting 6 HDs and 1 bimmer.

Any suggestions for restaurants? or diners?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,258
Posted By greatx
Vegas to Sedona - best things to do/see?

Planning for a ride from Las Vegas to Sedona on the first week of June.
Ride from Vegas to Sedona will be in 1 day. Then once in Sedona, I will be doing day trips to the surrounding areas.

1) I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By greatx
Interesting, I have never considered the flexing...

Interesting, I have never considered the flexing of the shims... I think that this could be a big factor then.

So, it seems that adding them is ok, but could have a small impact on the oveall...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By greatx
Revalving front forks - shims question

Can you "add" the thickness of the shims of the SAME diameter together? for example:

Two shims of 22mm (OD) x 0.15mm (thickness) are the same as one shim of 0.30mm (thickness)?

Or there is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,180
Posted By greatx
Adding shims possible?

Can you "add" the thickness of the shims of the same diameter together? for example:

2 shims of 22mm (OD) x 0.15mm (thickness) are the same as 1 shim of 0.30mm (thickness)?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,989
Posted By greatx
Hi Jake, I still have mine running too. I had put...

Hi Jake, I still have mine running too. I had put the Ballistic 12 Cell EVO2 (100-012):
http://www.ballisticparts.com/products/batteries/12cell.php

In winter, at about 20F it takes maybe 1...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,575
Posted By greatx
Are you also on hp2enduro.com? over there is...

Are you also on hp2enduro.com? over there is easier to post some pics. Would be nice to see them.

I am not an expert posting pics on advrider. I used my own smugmug account (like picassa) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,575
Posted By greatx
Welcome! I also owned an 07 GSA. But I am glad I...

Welcome! I also owned an 07 GSA. But I am glad I got the HP2 too. Are you doing any upgrades to it?
I am getting mine back from the dealer this week... I got the Akrapovic full system exhaust...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-06-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 30,355
Posted By greatx
Well, in a few intances my cilinders would not...

Well, in a few intances my cilinders would not pass between the trees. Within the first 4 minutes of the ride I was not able to pass already... But there was always a workaround... I thought about...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By greatx
Very nice pics! Looks like you had fun there! and...

Very nice pics! Looks like you had fun there! and did a good workout!

Where exactly was this in France?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 30,355
Posted By greatx
Great time! Thank you!

I had an awesome time this Saturday!
This was hands down a very good organized event! Thank you all the organizers and people who helped at it, including the ones who helped me at the mud hole :) ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-02-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 30,355
Posted By greatx
Made it

After a long drive from the Bronx I got here. Now I know where all that gas was hiding!

I hope to be able to sign up tomorrow morning. 7am, right? Maybe a bit earlier?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-02-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 30,355
Posted By greatx
I am in - big bike anyone?

Well, filled my SUV with diesel last night. Hard to find an open gas station in the West Bronx, but finally I saw the Oasis... as I got closer, only the diesel was open. Glad it runs on diesel :)
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-26-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 30,355
Posted By greatx
Big bikes any one?

Any one going on a R1200GS or HP2 Enduro?
Should I take my HP2 Enduro here? (has Michelin S12 XC tires).

Do the big bikes riders stay more grouped together? (leaving the smaller ones go first)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,989
Posted By greatx
Mr. Magoo: the Full Spectrum Pulse 3 seems like a...

Mr. Magoo: the Full Spectrum Pulse 3 seems like a really good battery. Probably the best specifications from all of them for that similar size. A bit more expensive than the other ones.

Also I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,575
Posted By greatx
Really nice HP2! good job on it! What model...

Really nice HP2! good job on it!

What model are the Acerbis handguards?

About the air intake:
-K&N?
-issues on heavy rain or dirt?
-how did you rewire things for removing the airbox? bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,989
Posted By greatx
I also have an HP2 Enduro. Looking to replace my...

I also have an HP2 Enduro. Looking to replace my Yuassa YTZ14S.


I am between these batteries options:
1) Ballistic Performance 12 Cell:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By greatx
HP2 Enduro riders close to NYC

I am looking for HP2E riders that are close to New York City.


Looking to ride off-road, specially day rides, in some of these areas:
-Long Island
-Westchester (if any places there)
-NJ Pines...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,575
Posted By greatx
GSMark: I am very jelous :) 1 HP2E and 2 HP2MM!!...

GSMark: I am very jelous :) 1 HP2E and 2 HP2MM!! impressive!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,575
Posted By greatx
HP2 Enduro - www.hp2enduro.com site

For some of you who are into the HP2 Enduro, we have kept the site www.hp2enduro.com (http://www.hp2enduro.com) up and running.

I am personally an HP2 Enduro owner/rider and I think this site is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,381
Posted By greatx
I have found the answer to this... My bike...

I have found the answer to this...

My bike is a 2007 R1200GSA. It needs the older wiring harness kit 61 12 7 699 826...
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