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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 448,033
Posted By LCGarage
2006 Suzuki V-Strom 650 - $2500 (Ashland, MA)

This looked good:
2006 Suzuki V-Strom 650 - $2500 (Ashland, MA)
http://worcester.craigslist.org/mcy/3741019036.html
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8,201
Views: 1,249,007
Posted By LCGarage
2012 Honda NC700

Yeah...I'm thinking it's this now, the Honda NC700.
Makes sense for me on many levels.....the two main ones being efficiency and suspension travel.
Sounds like the perfect commuter and I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 20,019
Posted By LCGarage
Good stuff, love this site!. Wheatwacker's nailed...

Good stuff, love this site!. Wheatwacker's nailed it on post #145
"Carhartt make good riding gear.", that my "winter" wear...

5th year EX250 rider, so I feel a strong kinship to KLR owners.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 277,281
Posted By LCGarage
2012 Judge 1st ride (Demo)

Same here, got to demo a 2012 Judge and scrapped....boy that thing was fun!!! I thought it was a great bike perfect power cruiser, and sporty too (could use more clearance?). Comfortable too! Good...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 253,740
Posted By LCGarage
not identical

Hey I got to ride both the Ninja 1000 and the Z1000. Was surprised at how much difference there was between these two bikes....you would expect them to be similar, similar on paper, but not on the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 53,661
Posted By LCGarage
40mileDesertRat, Your "Ode to the GL1800" is...

40mileDesertRat,
Your "Ode to the GL1800" is superb! It's well thought out, funny and honest....Thanks.

I am looking for a "Wing-Thing" and serious enough to rent one a couple weeks ago (10'...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8,201
Views: 1,249,007
Posted By LCGarage
Concours 14

Before yesterday, it was the Kawasaki Concours 14.
Got to ride that last year at a demo and that ride left me thinking this is it, this is the bike. So now I'm torn between the two (Victory Tour and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8,201
Views: 1,249,007
Posted By LCGarage
Victory Cross Country Tour

Got to test ride this Victory Cross Country Tour yesterday (and a Vision, XC, and Judge). I want one!
...
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,663
Posted By LCGarage
Great, thanks...and thank you Kawasaki! Was...

Great, thanks...and thank you Kawasaki! Was hoping they would do it again.

Did the Ticket to ride last year.
Versus (nice), Ninja 1000 (great), Z1000 (like the Ninja 1000? Only on paper....
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 43,808
Posted By LCGarage
Hey Cakeeater, great job...enjoyed reading it!...

Hey Cakeeater, great job...enjoyed reading it! Thanks.
That was a good piece, umm...even with out photos.....so there you go.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 67,063
Posted By LCGarage
"I'd rather ride a small bike fast than a big...

"I'd rather ride a small bike fast than a big bike slow"


Got to ride a Versys, Ninja 1000, K1000, and a Concours 14.....which turned the above into a "myth" and made the EX250 feel quite...
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 51,263
Posted By LCGarage
How not to clean your chain

Figured this belonged here, after the last post...sorry if old thread/ repost....wait a minute, this is supposed to be never ending.
(Going with WD40 now myself)

Graphic photos from GIXXER...
Forum: Hacks 11-18-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,088
Posted By LCGarage
V-Strom all the way!

That looks perfect!
This is going to be fun.
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,088
Posted By LCGarage
UJM tug

Thanks Arbelest.
I'm going to wind up with Russian Frame (Sputnik), Chinese Chair (Chang Jiang) and a Japanese Tug (V-Storm).

Would have liked just one cj, dnepr, ural but then I saw those...
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,088
Posted By LCGarage
1/2 way there...

Hey guys! Old post, but I started it and figured I would give you an update.
Getting closer. Just bought this CJ tub on a Sputnik frame.
...
Forum: Americas 09-27-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By LCGarage
Thanks guys. I think your right, I don't have...

Thanks guys.
I think your right, I don't have the right gear for that late in the season.
And I can pull off plenty of mental mistakes when I'm not cold....

I' ll let you know, but think it's a...
Forum: Americas 09-24-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By LCGarage
Mass to Akron OH, early November?

I am planning a trip, my first real adventure ride…..but need some moral support/ sanity check.

Central Massachusetts to Akron Ohio, beginning of November.
Great opportunity to take the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 291,413
Posted By LCGarage
That's my only complaint :nod Hey two up...

That's my only complaint :nod

Hey two up across the country, very impressive. Great bike, great ride report.
Forum: Australia 09-04-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,952
Posted By LCGarage
ruggedized Ninja 250? uhh Skippi?...

You know there's this inmate named Skippii (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=91228)....
Dude's done and/or taken his Ninja250 places it was not intended to go...AND took pic's.

BUT...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,825
Posted By LCGarage
Nice!

Yup, congratulations.
Not laughing, give you credit for making a decision. I'm all over the map, the more I look, the more I read, the worse it gets.
Test rides help some, but causes other...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By LCGarage
in NH, 114k for $2k

No.
Here's another cheaper/ lower mi example, around here
94' ST1100 w/ 114kmi for $2k
http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/1917054534.html
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 291,413
Posted By LCGarage
waste oil run

...even use it to bring 2-3gal of waste oil to the reclaim center.
At 1.5qts, it's not the one generating much waste...makes for a quick oil change/fill too.
Love that thing!

...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 900,554
Posted By LCGarage
MIG welder

A MIG welder.

I got a Millermatic 175 several years ago.
~$600 ($800 with cart/ tank/ accesories) 220VAC, 175A so it can do the thin an thick stuff.

Had (have) plans to build this an...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,627
Posted By LCGarage
wear bar

Wear bars are showing, it's time.

They do put a 2nd indicator, in the tire. Once it's white all the way round it's really, really time. Took it easy (no high way) the last few hundred miles on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,664
Posted By LCGarage
In Bill We Trust

I' ll 2nd the Pats!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 77,193
Posted By LCGarage
good

Rims too, you guys are good, Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 77,193
Posted By LCGarage
MSF Guzzi

Looking (back) at a MSF brochure....cover bike, of all the bikes....
V11?

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f364/lcgarage/bike/PagesfromRiding_TipsSmall.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,636
Posted By LCGarage
mileage?

170k miles?...wow/ cool!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,770
Posted By LCGarage
spaz

Early this season, first bike I saw....but hand stop abruptly on my closed car window.

Also, anyone else continue to thumb search for the turn signals....while on their bicycle?

Fe Man, that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,376
Posted By LCGarage
gone with the 1100

answer to previous post (#10) on the 750.
He wishes he got the Breva 1100. Was getting back into riding, went with the 750, plus it was cheaper. Now would like something with more "pop"....but also...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,376
Posted By LCGarage
Nice!

Oh yeah, that's a beauty!
You have the "best of" a bunch of things there.

Yeah I can only move up and a Bandit 1250S is at the top of my list (right now). I work with a guy with a Breva 750,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,376
Posted By LCGarage
more details please

Isn't it a rule, you have to post a photo of the new bike!
The Breva 1100 is a beautiful bike.

Now Bandit 1250 to Breva 1100, you gotta give me more details?
Why, what, how....

Other wise...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,825
Posted By LCGarage
rentals

Hey that's cool. I have look at renting bike around here but limited choices, at least from what I have found.

Renting sounds like a great plan.
You may come full circle and appreciate what you...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,825
Posted By LCGarage
F650GS demo ride

Hey OldCoot,
Any updates?

The BMW demo truck is in town up here....got to ride a F650GS (25mi, and a R1200GS).
I was impresed, very NICE! Comfortable, not too tall, handled well, ABS, and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,825
Posted By LCGarage
seat height and opinions

Hey cool post!
I wish you the best 'cause
1.) I think you need ~5 bikes in all
2.) You got to try them yourself...somehow
3.) Your 1/5 of the way there with that XL1200...that's a beauty!
4.)...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,801
Posted By LCGarage
bend frames?

Looking at your picks, I wonder if you could bend your glass in (and the arms out) to get the hinges a little more clearance from the shield?

Theres a IS-16 (integrated shield, no flip up) on my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 32,269
Posted By LCGarage
Carhartt gear

3 in a row. That is cool!
KLR's, Concours', 250EX's...Kawi's got and continues to have another 3 pretty good "cheap" ones right there too!

Ok, one more from me. From the Carhartt gear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 32,269
Posted By LCGarage
zip tie GPS mount, rat blinker, and beer runner

First is just having a Ninja 250, right?...but on top of that I have these:

Zip tie GPS mount:
http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f364/lcgarage/bike/GpsMount/TwadMods_004Small.jpg

3rd right...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,257
Posted By LCGarage
buying a used Goldwing Page

Did you find this page yet?
Steve Saunders buying a used Goldwing Page (http://www.goldwingfacts.com/usedgoldwing.htm)
Give a complete history and what to look for on Goldwings through the years....
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 291,413
Posted By LCGarage
procedure

Did you look at this one?
From the Ninja250 site:
http://faq.ninja250.org/wiki/What_is_the_adjustment_procedure%3F

....love the Ninja 250...kinda cringe when anyone asks me what size it is,...
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