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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,173
Posted By mtrdrms
What's this? Snow's gone you say? Riding...

What's this? Snow's gone you say? Riding dirtbikes?? I remember way back in the fall of '14....

Gotta train for the new England 24, I'll be there a lot this year! Ahem, rodknee!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Hey, it's still winter for another week.

Hey, it's still winter for another week.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Not nearly as bad as I thought it was gonna be...

Not nearly as bad as I thought it was gonna be today. There just wasn't as much melting yesterday.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 73,231
Posted By mtrdrms
Hopefully there will be a path to reimbursement...

Hopefully there will be a path to reimbursement...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 73,231
Posted By mtrdrms
http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news--general-...

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news--general-news/bmw-recalls-a-lot-of-bikes/26384.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Tomorrow is gonna be a beauty! Go forth, and...

Tomorrow is gonna be a beauty! Go forth, and make the world a better place!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Noticed a real lot of melting run-off today. Be...

Noticed a real lot of melting run-off today. Be careful tomorrow morning.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Man, what happened? Did you pull over and call...

Man, what happened? Did you pull over and call for help? I hope you didn't go down....

Yeah, I'm lucky and take a well traveled (and salted) route that stays unfrozen. Most days. Although, I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
So, who are the brave souls that are still...

So, who are the brave souls that are still commuting? Occasionally? I rode in Monday and Tuesday :D and it was the best part of my day.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-01-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Do you have the screw-in style studs or the car...

Do you have the screw-in style studs or the car studs?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-22-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,426
Posted By mtrdrms
So if you're going north east from ny to mass I...

So if you're going north east from ny to mass I would avoid 7 and take 112 to 100 and follow 100 up as far as you can before headed over to nh. There is a sandwich shop that is very good in downtown...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-16-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By mtrdrms
I don't see a problem.

I don't see a problem.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-16-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Great read, thanks. I remember reading about...

Great read, thanks. I remember reading about that guy in an iba magazine or BMW moa? One of those.
Its not commuting but it's keeping my sanity from slipping...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By mtrdrms
+1 for the d4's. Great lights and they won't...

+1 for the d4's. Great lights and they won't break the bank.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-09-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v651/mtrdrms/020...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v651/mtrdrms/0208151554a_zpsce00f04b.jpg
Ok, so it's not communting, but I got to take out a buddy's hack for a little snow ride yesterday.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,678
Posted By mtrdrms
Hey all. Anyone here riding in nw ct area this...

Hey all. Anyone here riding in nw ct area this weekend? My pond is shot and I'd love to get out on burr pond or lake Winchester. Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-06-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Haven't. Ridden. In. Weeks. This sucks. ...

Haven't. Ridden. In. Weeks. This sucks. Usually I can get my fix by riding on the ice with my 450 but even that has been tough with the snow and what it does to the ice.
Anyway, I want to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By mtrdrms
Is that a hack towing a hack? That's a lotta...

Is that a hack towing a hack? That's a lotta weight.
It seems there are a few camps on this issue - "go for it" and "it will compromise the handling and gross weight so it's not safe". Not sure...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-28-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By mtrdrms
Anyone tow a motorcycle with a motorcycle?

A major goal of mine is to ride my dirt bike more this year and I don't want to a) be limited by the limited riding opportunities that I can easily ride to and b) have to load my bike on my 10mpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
I helped my brother in law with his strom not too...

I helped my brother in law with his strom not too long ago with the same symptoms. A very common problem with these bikes is the start button. All the headlight current goes through the start...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By mtrdrms
Have you had any problems with the trailtech...

Have you had any problems with the trailtech stator? I've heard mixed reviews. Also if I get the bigger stator, do I have to upgrade anything else? I just need enough juice to run The squadron all...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,392
Posted By mtrdrms
How has your GS held up against the salt?

For all of you winter riders out there, I'm trying to gauge how the GS fares against the harsh northern winters compared to other bikes. I ride all year and using Pam cooking spray as a rust...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
So I know about the winter's nasty effect on...

So I know about the winter's nasty effect on aesthetics and rusty steel and corroded aluminum but how do we feel about salt and it's effect on the mechanical longevity of the bike? I mean aside from...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By mtrdrms
Cool, thanks. Saw those. Is it enough light to...

Cool, thanks. Saw those. Is it enough light to ride at night (I know the product description says so)? Did you have upgrade your stator? Going to read the links you posted now...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-17-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Great post. Thanks lobolator. I too have grown...

Great post. Thanks lobolator. I too have grown to enjoy riding in the winter and until now, just accepted the fact that salt is gonna do its thing. I imagine the t9 is similar to the acf50? And...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,251
Posted By mtrdrms
Exactly what I wanted to know. My friend and I...

Exactly what I wanted to know. My friend and I will be attending as a duo team. Thank you!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,251
Posted By mtrdrms
I realize it's subjective, but how hard is the...

I realize it's subjective, but how hard is the course? If it's super challenging, and gets worse throughout the day, it must be a headache in the middle of the night. Is that the point of this...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By mtrdrms
2013 ktm 450 xc-f lighting options?

Hey all. I'm looking for more light for my bike. Strictly for riding and racing at night. Problem is, my bike didn't come with lights. Now I have the enduro engineering lighting kit for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Great day to ride in today! That is, as long as...

Great day to ride in today! That is, as long as it doesn't snow on my way home...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,251
Posted By mtrdrms
Wow. This is pretty cool. One question: If I...

Wow. This is pretty cool. One question: If I enter with another person do we have to use the same bike or can we use our own bikes when we switch off the course? Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By mtrdrms
Will 950 valve shims fit in my '13 450sx?

Hello all. I've gotta adjust the valves on my dirt bike. I haven't pulled apart my 2013 450sx but I do have a valve shim kit for a 2005 ktm 950 adv. Any idea if they are the same? My Google-fu is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
No clutch issues with the non-motorcycle oil, eh?...

No clutch issues with the non-motorcycle oil, eh? Interesting.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Nice score. So does that mean it will be for...

Nice score. So does that mean it will be for sale for real cheap in the spring??:deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Wow, $1000? That's a deal. What was wrong with...

Wow, $1000? That's a deal. What was wrong with it? I'm still saving for your 1500...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,678
Posted By mtrdrms
This sounds great! I've been wanting to enter a...

This sounds great! I've been wanting to enter a buddy in a race for a while. We have been riding ice for years in central ct and while I'm closer to average, he's got some real speed. Do we really...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
As long as it's jaso ma rated it should be fine.

As long as it's jaso ma rated it should be fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,603
Posted By mtrdrms
They have one that is $77?! WTF? Yeah I...

They have one that is $77?! WTF? Yeah I wouldn't count on high quality. Hong Kong...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
Report back with any findings/results/application...

Report back with any findings/results/application comments. Thanks!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
I'm strongly considering the studded option. I...

I'm strongly considering the studded option. I could have ridden at least 10 more days this year. Sadly, this is the first week since August that I have driven to work everyday...:cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,434
Posted By mtrdrms
It seems both iterations of layers would be good....

It seems both iterations of layers would be good. Has your health changed? Body composition and lifestyle changes could definitely contribute to susceptibility of cold weather injuries. There is...
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