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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2014, 05:57 PM
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Posted By XT_Driftwood
There's a tent sale in the New Hartford shopping...

There's a tent sale in the New Hartford shopping center parking lot.

Final drives and milk crates- 50% off.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2014, 11:05 AM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Looks like you had a great time! Wish I could've...

Looks like you had a great time! Wish I could've joined you.

The war stories are the main reason I go on group rides.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2014, 06:18 PM
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Posted By XT_Driftwood
Sorry to hear your black stallion is hobbled at...

Sorry to hear your black stallion is hobbled at the moment. Learn any Austrian yet?

I'm out too. Too many things on my honey-do list. The rain messed my weekend schedule up.

BTW, the Cag is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2014, 03:45 PM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
My wife drives right by the KTM dealer in...

My wife drives right by the KTM dealer in Whitestown everyday. If she can pick up parts for you, let me know.

I realize they are a dirt only dealer and probably won't have anything you can use,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,948
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Posted By XT_Driftwood
Pretty much, except I have to call mine a rotten...

Pretty much, except I have to call mine a rotten piece of sh*t in Italian instead of Austrian.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2014, 01:14 PM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Good a way as any to spend a rainy day, I guess.

Good a way as any to spend a rainy day, I guess.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
"that much spandex"?:huh What are you...

"that much spandex"?:huh

What are you saying?!?!?

Not everyone can survive all day on a piece of toast and a bottle of water like you can, Liz. Food is my friend.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
We need to have a Tug Hill movie nite get...

We need to have a Tug Hill movie nite get together thing, because I just bought a DVD of the best motorcycling movie ever made.

No, not Long Way Round. What do I look like, a pretentious...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Why would I care if Chuck went to the Harrisville...

Why would I care if Chuck went to the Harrisville Diner? Why would I be jealous? After all, I had half a bag of Doritos at a gas station. After riding 300 miles. That's all anyone needs. Why would I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2014, 06:00 PM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
And why didn't you ride with us?

And why didn't you ride with us?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2014, 05:58 PM
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Posted By XT_Driftwood
Fun ride today! Note to self: Do NOT park...

Fun ride today!

Note to self: Do NOT park next to Rick.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2014, 05:53 PM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
When are we meeting tomorrow? 9:00? 9:30? 10:00?...

When are we meeting tomorrow? 9:00? 9:30? 10:00? 10:30?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I might be able to ride next Sunday. The magic...

I might be able to ride next Sunday. The magic 8-ball says "reply hazy try again".

Saturday is out for me. There's some sorta festival in Albany my sister wants us to go to.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-05-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
You're meeting at a Dunkin?:fpalm We won't...

You're meeting at a Dunkin?:fpalm

We won't see you until noon. Adkpatroller will have to drag you out to your bike by your heels.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-05-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I went across that road a few years ago when it...

I went across that road a few years ago when it was like that.

Pucker factor 9.

Cars and trucks were still able to go 65 though. I got passed a few times.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-05-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Well, I have no qualms about smooth dirt roads....

Well, I have no qualms about smooth dirt roads. But the roads on Tug Hill are generally ripped up from quads. Not all, I know, but a lot of them.

Some folks flog the hell out of their Cagiva's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
They're open on Sundays. My folks go every week....

They're open on Sundays. My folks go every week. They'll almost certainly be there, giving us the stink eye if we get there first and get a better table.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Where is ask patroller coming from? The Gathering...

Where is ask patroller coming from? The Gathering Place (the old Shars) is only 40 minutes from me.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Here's the thing. Liz wants to ride some dirt but...

Here's the thing. Liz wants to ride some dirt but she rides a KLR and there will be two kinda dirt-worthy Stroms. If I ride the XT and this turns out to be 50 percent pavement or more, I'm going to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-03-2014, 02:03 PM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Kevin, what's your vote? Dirt, street, bit o'...

Kevin, what's your vote? Dirt, street, bit o' both...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-03-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'm not particular. I've got the rear wheel...

I'm not particular.

I've got the rear wheel off my XT to change the bearings and I noticed the chain & sprockets are getting real long in the tooth. Like, dangerously so.

But, if it's to be a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-03-2014, 12:48 PM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Want my jaunty cap and monocle too?

Want my jaunty cap and monocle too?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-03-2014, 12:30 PM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I mean a real ride, not "I'll be trailering my...

I mean a real ride, not "I'll be trailering my funny looking bike-with-no-seat to a patch of earth filled with logs and rocks to putt around for a day while hob-knobbing with the smoked kippers and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-03-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Anyone riding Sunday? The weather forecast...

Anyone riding Sunday?

The weather forecast is looking bleak but its bound to change.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I was considering buying a trials bike as well. ...

I was considering buying a trials bike as well.

But I just know that once I did, Chuck would sell his to buy a skidder.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-31-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I can honestly say that in all the times I've...

I can honestly say that in all the times I've ridden offload with Koyote, I've never seen him dump his bike. I was starting to think his internal gyroscope was infallible.

You saw a rare event,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 06:50 PM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
The wife and I just rolled back in to the...

The wife and I just rolled back in to the driveway about a half hour ago. Long day in the saddle

We were riding from Harrisville to Governeur on 812 around 2:30 this afternoon. A group of sport...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
No worries, mate! Honestly, I don't mind...

No worries, mate!

Honestly, I don't mind stretching my legs a bit more often anyway. Getting old sucks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'll be riding with my wife on the T-Sport...

I'll be riding with my wife on the T-Sport tomorrow. We'll probably be passing though the Lowville-Watertown area at some point, my wife wants to have lunch in Sacketts Harbor, so maybe we can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By XT_Driftwood
Thanks, but I wouldn't be much of an rider if I...

Thanks, but I wouldn't be much of an rider if I couldn't scrape off the chicken strips on my own bike...

I think a sanding block with 220 grit should do the job!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 06:18 AM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Ahh, but mine is the only one with a...

Ahh, but mine is the only one with a goofy-looking seat and really wide chicken strips!

That is cool. I was describing your bike to my brother after our last ride and he didn't know what a Uly...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2014, 10:22 AM
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Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
:eek1 I think there might be a comma missing...

:eek1

I think there might be a comma missing in there somewhere.

At least I hope so.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-24-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Congratulations Carl!:clap Have a great ride...

Congratulations Carl!:clap

Have a great ride back.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
My thoughts as well. Supposedly they just made it...

My thoughts as well. Supposedly they just made it through the EPA process and will be shipping bikes before the end of the year.

You'd be a maverick, Carl. Not that you aren't already carving your...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Well, after seeing pics of Kevin's new ride I...

Well, after seeing pics of Kevin's new ride I approached my wife about me possibly getting a new dual-sport. After some discussion I decided I'll hang onto my old XT for a few more years.

By the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
That is too cool...

That is too cool...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Awwwsome!:clap Congratulations Kevin! Having...

Awwwsome!:clap

Congratulations Kevin! Having options is a very good thing.

BTW, your wife is a keeper.
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 138,061
Posted By XT_Driftwood
The R/R was dead on my bike when I bought it...

The R/R was dead on my bike when I bought it earlier this year and I replaced it with a factory unit, not a Mosfet. The connector under the luggage rack had already been soldered so I had no choice...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I should have dropped by, and I should have...

I should have dropped by, and I should have brought my XT along!

You're not so far away as I thought. I think the trip down to SUNY Cortland took an hour and 20 minutes. I've traveled longer than...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 131,529
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I went down to Cortland yesterday to watch my...

I went down to Cortland yesterday to watch my beloved Jets practice and got to see their top two cornerbacks get injured, one with a season-ending ACL tear.:cry

I should have gone riding instead.
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