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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-19-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 30,175
Posted By alcontrast
If you have some left I'll be needing a few...

If you have some left I'll be needing a few stickers as well Dimitri... I'll send a PM.. I'm sure every time I see one I'll get bummed the fuck out for a while but that will undoubtedly transition...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,870
Posted By alcontrast
you may as well just put some street tires on the...

you may as well just put some street tires on the Triumph now. You won't want to ride the big bike in the woods anymore with the 450 in the garage! Already has a steering stabilizer and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-07-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,573
Posted By alcontrast
So no luck with the Providence College CC cameras...

So no luck with the Providence College CC cameras Guy M.B.??? That sucks but as I and others have mentioned: That's a unique bike and even the individual parts of the bike are unique.. Thieves don't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-07-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,870
Posted By alcontrast
Nice post Schwartz.. Siobhan would be proud!! ...

Nice post Schwartz.. Siobhan would be proud!!

The only pic I took was of my rear wheel when I shredded a tube on i95 en route to the memorial services.. KeithC was nearby and came out to help me...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 30,175
Posted By alcontrast
I will look through my photos but I rarely break...

I will look through my photos but I rarely break out my camera most of the time.. Siobhan was always the one taking a ton of photos so I never had to!!!

Here's one she snapped of (shit. I forget...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,870
Posted By alcontrast
this seems like a pretty good deal if you are...

this seems like a pretty good deal if you are looking for a new cold weather sleeping bag and pad.. Buy a bag, get a pad for free. I haven't tried a Thermarest brand sleeping bag before but their...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-29-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,870
Posted By alcontrast
I don't mind some cold weather if that happens to...

I don't mind some cold weather if that happens to be the case. 25 overnight or -25 overnight I'll camp out with whomever is willing (although if the daytime high is below freezing I may drive rather...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 30,175
Posted By alcontrast
holy shit.. I just found out. What a devastating...

holy shit.. I just found out. What a devastating loss. Siobhan truly was a remarkable person who I always looked forward to seeing at our group rides, camp-n-rides, etc. She was always a joy to be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2,784
Views: 176,277
Posted By alcontrast
you down with OPB? not even riding them...

you down with OPB?

not even riding them anymore, now it's just posting pics of Other Peoples Bikes! :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,507
Posted By alcontrast
I can't imagine a scenario where I won't show...

I can't imagine a scenario where I won't show up.. So I suppose you can count me in as well! The temperatures will be excellent for camping but riding in the cold will depend on if there is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,866
Views: 285,698
Posted By alcontrast
Non-Pro-tip: That bike would be even more...

Non-Pro-tip: That bike would be even more awesome when it's upright!


PS: I just read the OR ride report.. well done!!!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-02-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,507
Posted By alcontrast
it's creepy how lil Redbeards eyes seem to follow...

it's creepy how lil Redbeards eyes seem to follow you where ever you move...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-dQSMEPHBaGs/VFbRbJ6C-4I/AAAAAAAAHEg/vGyd_g1lHFs/w500-h378-no/redbeard%2Btreats.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-02-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,507
Posted By alcontrast
The weather over the weekend wasn't ideal but we...

The weather over the weekend wasn't ideal but we surely made the most of it! Got in some riding, had some good food, hung out with some peeps I haven't seen for too long, had a nice campfire, etc.....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,507
Posted By alcontrast
Adding pumpkin (or most squash type veggies) to...

Adding pumpkin (or most squash type veggies) to baked goods will make them more cakey. I was never sure why but I've seen that with all sorts of baked treats from scones to cookies.. I do not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,507
Posted By alcontrast
Redbeards ancestors at the first Thanksgiving?

Redbeards ancestors at the first Thanksgiving?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,507
Posted By alcontrast
no trophy fish... Trophy selfie though!!

no trophy fish... Trophy selfie though!!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,507
Posted By alcontrast
looking forward to the Camp n Ride! I haven't...

looking forward to the Camp n Ride! I haven't been on ADV much this summer as I haven't been riding at ALL but the weather is so good now and the weird pinched nerve thing in my neck is finally...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 40,291
Posted By alcontrast
Damn Tim! Sorry to hear that.. Here's to a quick...

Damn Tim! Sorry to hear that.. Here's to a quick recovery. :1drink If there's anything we can help with let us know...


Was it the gravel highways that got you? Perhaps it wasn't that at all...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 110,590
Posted By alcontrast
Don't forget Go2CNavy and almost P-Funk(one for...

Don't forget Go2CNavy and almost P-Funk(one for two) for Team Dual Spork! although I'm not sure what everyone's plans are for next year; including the organizers.

It's a ride that can be rather...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12,506
Views: 780,996
Posted By alcontrast
minimally related question to this pic: ...

minimally related question to this pic:

http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac75/happyseal32/imagejpg1_zps97c27005.jpg

does anyone here have experience with those two post car lifts (yelllow...
Forum: Face plant 07-31-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,275
Posted By alcontrast
damnit... I startrd my post last night and...

damnit... I startrd my post last night and never finished it but when I refreshed the page earlier this evening I didn't see any new replies.. So I apparently missed the latest developments..
...
Forum: Face plant 07-31-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,275
Posted By alcontrast
damn Matt, that is rough. Like Rob pointed out...

damn Matt, that is rough. Like Rob pointed out even if it doesn't heal up 100% you (somewhat) quickly learn to live with it. I was going to tell a sort of gross story about an old friend, his index...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4,866
Views: 285,698
Posted By alcontrast
Matt, I looked through the images and didn't see...

Matt, I looked through the images and didn't see any crash photos. Perhaps I missed them?




btw..you have got to stop chewing your fingernails! that's gross..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,784
Views: 176,277
Posted By alcontrast
NewTag

New Tag...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-YMvmz1gA4MY/U9m7fGNVzcI/AAAAAAAAG2Y/FR1bIoSV04g/w788-h591-no/IMG_0879.JPG

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2,784
Views: 176,277
Posted By alcontrast
That tag got pretty close to the border so I...

That tag got pretty close to the border so I thought I'd move it a bit more central...

old tag.. Cove Cemetery in Hadlyme, CT just down the road from one of two historic ferry crossings that is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4,866
Views: 285,698
Posted By alcontrast
No one told me there was a bad month to ride...

No one told me there was a bad month to ride through Colorado outside of straight up Winter.. But then again I don't think I would have accepted "Early Summer through late Summer" as a legit answer...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 40,291
Posted By alcontrast
I've apparently been off the grid the past month!...

I've apparently been off the grid the past month! I somewhat recently saw ADVRichs's photo filled post but I guess I didn't scroll back much earlier. If there's still an open spot on the Dirty...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By alcontrast
It may be at the long side of your travel range...

It may be at the long side of your travel range (depending on traffic) but Green Falls campground in Voluntown CT is a decent little state run camp ground. There's a pond with a sand beach and the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 110,590
Posted By alcontrast
Kickstands up at 9am, Sunday now? I...

Kickstands up at 9am, Sunday now?

I was looking forward to the 10am departure, if I make it out there at all! Sunday would be my first "trail ride" of 2014; other than a few sections of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 60,755
Posted By alcontrast
I may be in for next week. But why the hate on...

I may be in for next week. But why the hate on Eli's Rob? Worried about that Jalapeno Popper Roulette?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12,506
Views: 780,996
Posted By alcontrast
Sorry I didn't see this earlier.. I would have...

Sorry I didn't see this earlier.. I would have stopped by for a visit. If you didn't check out the waterfall across the street from the campground last time you were out here you should take a walk...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 110,590
Posted By alcontrast
I assume that's the plate for your new 2-Stroke...

I assume that's the plate for your new 2-Stroke Beta. I was just looking at vanity plates here in CT and apparently this one is available but I'm not sure if it would get through the registration...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 110,590
Posted By alcontrast
What sort of food truck?

What sort of food truck?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,866
Views: 285,698
Posted By alcontrast
Well; I'm willing to ride most of the southern...

Well; I'm willing to ride most of the southern loop at pachaug on my pig of an F650gs; or I could lead a challenging ride in my area of CT, or I could follow Jerry on a route in his area.. Now...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,866
Views: 285,698
Posted By alcontrast
wow... nearly a MONTH between posts... This...

wow... nearly a MONTH between posts...

This thread has been slow recently. What would Mr. T 10 times over think???
What I think is that we need to get a big bike drop-o-rama ride going one of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 110,590
Posted By alcontrast
yeah, lets see more of the new woods weapon you...

yeah, lets see more of the new woods weapon you have there HappySeal!!!

I may be up for some put putt-ing around Sunday but I only rode my DRZ once so far in 2014 and it was a 15 minute road...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 40,291
Posted By alcontrast
I know GroManBuy can power wheelie the bike in...

I know GroManBuy can power wheelie the bike in more than a couple of gears but in that photo it sort of looks like he has the front end a few inches in the air purely by working with the powers of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 40,291
Posted By alcontrast
Heres some more photos. Early into the weekend I...

Heres some more photos. Early into the weekend I managed to change the image size setting on my camera from 5184 x 3456 pixels + RAW down to just 1995 cell phone camera.. I ALWAYS leave it on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 40,291
Posted By alcontrast
there's a lot of animals in those woods...

there's a lot of animals in those woods...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 40,291
Posted By alcontrast
nice weekend with beautiful weather; although I...

nice weekend with beautiful weather; although I know that I was a bit over-dressed and probably not the only one... The Klim tuxedos get warm in the summer...



That campground was a great...
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