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Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,688
Posted By eastbloc
Final drive. The newer BMW's oft-griped about...

Final drive. The newer BMW's oft-griped about Achilles heel.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,688
Posted By eastbloc
There's about ten thousand reasons :loll I sold...

There's about ten thousand reasons :loll I sold my R1200GSA for $14k and bought an R1100GS for $2200. New tires, Ohlins, Happy Trails, Staintune, used bits from the Flea Market put me at around...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,688
Posted By eastbloc
When I did my 1150 beak conversion I realized the...

When I did my 1150 beak conversion I realized the right way to do it would have been with the full front end subframe and components. That looks like it could be that.

BTW I also had an R1200GSA...
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,436
Views: 583,607
Posted By eastbloc
http://newjersey.craigslist.org/mcy/4589784913.htm...

http://newjersey.craigslist.org/mcy/4589784913.html

Not mine.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,688
Posted By eastbloc
Nice bike. Is that original paint? I didn't know...

Nice bike. Is that original paint? I didn't know there were Mandarin 1100's.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,688
Posted By eastbloc
It's definitely more surgery than a bolt on swap....

It's definitely more surgery than a bolt on swap. I'm very happy with the results though.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,688
Posted By eastbloc
The beak transplant isn't too bad. It will take...

The beak transplant isn't too bad. It will take three hours the first time you do it, but it's probably only half that in terms of work. The rest is trial and error, and sorting through your scrap...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,688
Posted By eastbloc
Thanks BADAK, the windshield is good -- finally,...

Thanks BADAK, the windshield is good -- finally, and no thanks to the Adelphi Station post office in Brooklyn (But very much thanks to your persistence!)

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 385,688
Posted By eastbloc
Beak transplant complete. ...

Beak transplant complete.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-8t69hghXYps/U8sHs-aUmTI/AAAAAAAAGeU/jPDGAb5CUxs/w506-h675/14+-+1
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,432
Posted By eastbloc
Oh, WITH the bike. A bit more than that :lol3 I...

Oh, WITH the bike. A bit more than that :lol3 I thought you meant just the sidecar :deal
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,432
Posted By eastbloc
About $2k if you have a willing buyer. The...

About $2k if you have a willing buyer. The market for sidecars is limited.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22,966
Views: 1,547,142
Posted By eastbloc
A little bit of saline will do the job. Just...

A little bit of saline will do the job. Just make sure to use WD-40 later to get the water out.
Forum: Hacks 12-08-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 432,415
Posted By eastbloc
Waxing? Doesn't that require washing first? ...

Waxing? Doesn't that require washing first? :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2013, 05:15 PM
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Views: 1,547,142
Posted By eastbloc
Gas stations are popular targets of skimmer...

Gas stations are popular targets of skimmer activity, since they're often sparsely attended, out of sight, and therefore easily discretely tampered with.

Don't use your debit card for anything...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2013, 06:28 PM
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Posted By eastbloc
Are you high? People regularly run over...

Are you high? People regularly run over pedestrians in NYC and even kill them without being charged.

Sent from my GT-I9295 using Tapatalk 4
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-09-2013, 07:28 PM
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Views: 1,547,142
Posted By eastbloc
I had the same a few years back. I was wearing...

I had the same a few years back. I was wearing a Roof Boxer without a DOT sticker and they looked over it and shook their heads for a minute, but couldn't find anything wrong so they gave me a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-06-2013, 10:13 AM
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Posted By eastbloc
Mieses' wife, Dayana, told CNN affiliate WBZ that...

Mieses' wife, Dayana, told CNN affiliate WBZ that he got off his bike to help the SUV driver. She blamed Lien. "He got scared; he peeled off, and he paralyzed my husband on the way," she said.

I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-05-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22,966
Views: 1,547,142
Posted By eastbloc
Nice job, guys. Really nice :thumb

Nice job, guys. Really nice :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22,966
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Posted By eastbloc
One thing I don't get is given how good NYPD is...

One thing I don't get is given how good NYPD is at profiling pedestrians, how come they make no effort to profile motorcyclists?

I was checkpointed twice on a Honda Passport C70, which doesn't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-02-2013, 05:13 AM
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Posted By eastbloc
Oooh, an aspiring rapper! Shitbird has two kids,...

Oooh, an aspiring rapper! Shitbird has two kids, and this is how he entertains himself?

Hope his wife gives him grief every time she has to wipe his ass for the rest of his life.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2013, 02:15 PM
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Posted By eastbloc
This is one of those times were I think guilt by...

This is one of those times were I think guilt by association is okay. And it's not totally clear why he stopped. Given that at some point the driver was dragged out of the car and beaten he could...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2013, 10:44 AM
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Posted By eastbloc
Never mind that... ...

Never mind that...

http://www.mossberg.com/products/shotguns

:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2013, 05:28 PM
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Posted By eastbloc
Yeah. You kids out there should just file this...

Yeah. You kids out there should just file this one under "When keeping it real goes wrong."
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2013, 05:23 PM
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Posted By eastbloc
You mean being a squid thug has consequences?

You mean being a squid thug has consequences?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2013, 11:48 AM
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Posted By eastbloc
Rectaltronics, The fact that you can't draw...

Rectaltronics,

The fact that you can't draw a distinction between law-abiding motorcyclists and bands of hooligans on stolen bikes, and take the side of the latter against the NYPD, is ultimately...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2013, 10:33 AM
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Posted By eastbloc
The driver has innumerable variants available to...

The driver has innumerable variants available to his defense to create reasonable doubt of intent. He was distracted, he was in shock, he was scared, he was dialing 911, etc.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2013, 07:12 PM
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Posted By eastbloc
I haven't actually done it upstate so I'm not...

I haven't actually done it upstate so I'm not sure, but there are plenty of state forests two hours away in PA where you can ride offroad. Look around the Poconos.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2013, 06:52 PM
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Posted By eastbloc
Point is, no one is entitled to the hobby of...

Point is, no one is entitled to the hobby of their choice. If you're successful, you'll find a way to do what you want where you want it. Instead of being a sore on the ass of society, get a job,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22,966
Views: 1,547,142
Posted By eastbloc
I speak as a primary source on the subject. ...

I speak as a primary source on the subject.



"Bike thief" is not a real job here, either.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22,966
Views: 1,547,142
Posted By eastbloc
Critical Mass was essentially a subversive...

Critical Mass was essentially a subversive movement, whose goal wasn't getting bicycle lanes installed but challenging the authority of police. In that sense, it had a lot in common with these...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2013, 05:14 PM
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Posted By eastbloc
I'm confident the cops will eventually find a way...

I'm confident the cops will eventually find a way to rein this sort of shit in, the way they did with Critical Mass.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2013, 01:51 PM
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Posted By eastbloc
There was a checkpoint today on the Manhattan...

There was a checkpoint today on the Manhattan Bridge where Flushing Ave traffic merges with Flatbush Ave traffic.

It looked like something out of Grand Theft Auto V -- they had probably two dozen...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22,966
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Posted By eastbloc
Clutch on my R1100GS is slipping. I don't have...

Clutch on my R1100GS is slipping. I don't have the time to deal with it.

PM me if you have a shout out to give any Brooklyn or Queens shop you trust to do the work.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 22,966
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Posted By eastbloc
"While the image of a Lamborghini Aventador split...

"While the image of a Lamborghini Aventador split in half is quite shocking, the car has been designed to do just that in high-speed crashes with breakaway bolts helping to detach the rear-end from...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22,966
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Posted By eastbloc
P.S. And a DL1000 won't be faster at all. So...

P.S. And a DL1000 won't be faster at all. So just ask yourself why you want a liter bike before you do anything.

Not that having lots of different bikes isn't a wonderful thing -- I've probably...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2013, 06:00 PM
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Posted By eastbloc
And keep in mind that unless you plan to go...

And keep in mind that unless you plan to go significantly faster than the speed limit, or significantly weigh the bike down, a bigger bike won't necessarily be much quicker, if at all.

For...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2013, 05:52 AM
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Posted By eastbloc
You guys are making me dread giving up my Jersey...

You guys are making me dread giving up my Jersey license and plates :eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22,966
Views: 1,547,142
Posted By eastbloc
Stands in line and walks away dejected because it...

Stands in line and walks away dejected because it wasn't the right color :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22,966
Views: 1,547,142
Posted By eastbloc
I often buy bikes to flip and don't bother...

I often buy bikes to flip and don't bother transferring the title to me unless I plan to register and ride them for a bit myself.

New York makes you fill out that goofy seller's form, but that's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22,966
Views: 1,547,142
Posted By eastbloc
Should be no problem as long as the two...

Should be no problem as long as the two intermediate owners didn't transfer the title, and you have the title signed by the last owner of record.
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