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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I'm out. As is typical in my life, a bunch of...

I'm out. As is typical in my life, a bunch of stuff piled on the schedule last minute. :puke1
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 300,862
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Hey YZEtc, where did you get your fz07? I was in...

Hey YZEtc, where did you get your fz07? I was in NECC this afternoon and they had 2 yellow fz09s :puke1 and a red fj09 :tb but no fz07s.

I really wanted to toss a leg over the 07 to see how much...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 489,639
Posted By SwitchThrottle
So I sat on a 2015 FJ-09 today, and I have to say...

So I sat on a 2015 FJ-09 today, and I have to say that I think bombing around for 7 years on my SMR has ruined me. The FJ felt fucking massive. It was as if I grew my bike 25% in every direction...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By SwitchThrottle
:hmmmmm

:hmmmmm
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I've ridden in the same pack as WRSMs, DRZSMs,...

I've ridden in the same pack as WRSMs, DRZSMs, 450s, 500exc, 510s, 610s, 630s and 690s.

The Yamaha's needed to be revved, but had no issues keeping up. I never really felt like they were out of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
Posted By SwitchThrottle
I haven't been a regular tagger for at least 2...

I haven't been a regular tagger for at least 2 years. I just saw the meet up thread. Looks like you guys had a good time and turn out. Sorry I missed it. My bike would have felt out of place....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Funny thing is, I was checking out every bike I...

Funny thing is, I was checking out every bike I saw on the way out of town. I knew someone was gonna get Bruced on that one for some reason.

:rofl

The traffic in that area is brutal around...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
Posted By SwitchThrottle
New Tag ...

New Tag
http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww305/SwitchThrottle/Mobile%20Uploads/20150507_161141_zpstpgu2hac.jpg

EDIT: If you hit the new pavement and decide to throttle through the corner that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
Posted By SwitchThrottle
Old Tag ...

Old Tag

http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww305/SwitchThrottle/Mobile%20Uploads/20150507_153731_zpsfc0nig3i.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
Posted By SwitchThrottle
This is right around the corner. :deal ...

This is right around the corner. :deal

....and tomorrow looks clear....

Now...where to place it.:hmmmmm
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 489,639
Posted By SwitchThrottle
:y0! I Don't Give A :topes :lol3

:y0!

I Don't Give A :topes

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 489,639
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, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,385
Views: 554,697
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, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 1,036,658
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, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 489,639
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, 06:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,720
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, 05:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,520
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, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
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, 07:01 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 141,792
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, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
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, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
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, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 250,089
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, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
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, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
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, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
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, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
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, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
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, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
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, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 194,573
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, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 72,143
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, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 250,089
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, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 250,089
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, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 250,089
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, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 250,089
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, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,297
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, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
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, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,771
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, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,221
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, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,221
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, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,221
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...
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