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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 84,207
Posted By Gooch
FYI and a shout

I didn't realize there were going to be CT/RI SBCOR peeps at the BritJam -- I should've checked the board and had a cookout! I live at the 151 end of that road and was wandering around BJ all...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 84,207
Posted By Gooch
If you haven't seen this

maybe it will give you some unwise ideas...

Mythbusters rides the water. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=TYB7DYWI4G8)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-07-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 43,915
Posted By Gooch
Heaven is where, when you go, you get all your...

Heaven is where, when you go, you get all your dogs back.

So sorry, Canuman -- there's little else that's worse. But don't wait too long; that's worse later.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 43,915
Posted By Gooch
Backing out. Too much stacking up at work and...

Backing out. Too much stacking up at work and home the next few days. Canuman, shoot me a pm if you want some dosh for food, etc. -- no problem to cover a bit.

jkg:cry
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 130,938
Posted By Gooch
Some things inspired by the thread: I guess...

Some things inspired by the thread:

I guess most of us know that feeling -- the moment of no return, this is going to cause some damage, etc. But I doubt many of us have experienced it quite like...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 43,915
Posted By Gooch
Grilled sweet potatoes with yogurt, chives and...

Grilled sweet potatoes with yogurt, chives and walnuts. Fantastic, easy. And as long as we're grilling, grilled summer squash, zucchini, asparagus, bell peppers, pineapple. Not a veggie, but have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 43,915
Posted By Gooch
:super CORRECT. Must work. :cry

:super

CORRECT. Must work. :cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 43,915
Posted By Gooch
Um, ditto, I guess. Could double pitch w/ you,...

Um, ditto, I guess. Could double pitch w/ you, Al, or we could collectively crash someone's site.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 43,915
Posted By Gooch
I was up them 2 years ago - though it sounds like...

I was up them 2 years ago - though it sounds like you guys were there last year. I haven't heard otherwise. That was a regular stop on our cross-north country week-long we did for three summers. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 43,915
Posted By Gooch
Is there any room avail for a late-comer?

In for the meal-plan if it all comes together. KLR650 - AKARob and I rode together a couple of times. I threw that in as a reference, but it immediately occurs that it might disqualify me all by...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-12-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 84,207
Posted By Gooch
Just a general take on the subject. There...

Just a general take on the subject.

There are pitifully few places to legally ride off-road in southern New England. A big reason for that is abusive use of once-open public lands and general...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-02-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 84,207
Posted By Gooch
Subscribed...

...but not in for today. Working on the shop and on the house; haven't had time for the basic maintenance, either.

Anyone got a 40k+ BTU propane heater they'd like to unload for cheap?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
MATPOC, your tire just poked my eye out. ...

MATPOC, your tire just poked my eye out.

Will await review -- I understand those are a heavy beast, but I'm going to choose between that, the stonemaster and the 606 for the next knobby.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
Hey, "it happens..." :clap Great vid, CT...

Hey, "it happens..."

:clap Great vid, CT D-S.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
A wise policy. Nice photos, al. Looking...

A wise policy.

Nice photos, al. Looking forward to the vids.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
The Three Four Five Six Ride

Organized by alcontrast, ostensibly to clean up the blowdown in the central CT river valley area, this turned into a really pleasant Sunday ride. We cleared a few trees, and a few ledges.

The day...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,361
Posted By Gooch
Naw, they pump their own there (especially if...

Naw, they pump their own there (especially if they're from the County). :wink:

This thread has been an education. I'm not surprised to hear that people fuck with bikes, but I am surprised that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-23-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
Thanks to akarob and alcontrast for a really good...

Thanks to akarob and alcontrast for a really good couple of hours on Sunday. It was perfect -- nothing too challenging; they took it easy on me with the bigger bike. akarob makes that KTM look even...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-20-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
I'd be up for a morning E.Haddam - area mixed...

I'd be up for a morning E.Haddam - area mixed dirt ride.

It's been nuts for me since August and I'd love to get out.
Forum: Racing 07-12-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 66,510
Posted By Gooch
Any of you guys care to review that gear? The...

Any of you guys care to review that gear? The boots look pretty sweet...but how do they do?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-10-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
You traitorous bastard. The KLR gods will punish...

You traitorous bastard. The KLR gods will punish you and your sexy, cheap trophy bike.
Forum: Face plant 07-10-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,301
Posted By Gooch
How'd you get out of there? You buried the lede!...

How'd you get out of there? You buried the lede! "Shattered Ankle in the Wilderness: KLR Pilot Survives to Tell the Tale."
Forum: Racing 06-29-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 66,510
Posted By Gooch
I'll be looking forward to that. It was a blast...

I'll be looking forward to that. It was a blast to follow you guys.

Incidentally -- I sent you an email in re: a t-shirt but never heard back. Still interested in getting a few bucks from a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 433,296
Posted By Gooch
Reading...

Reading...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
Go slow to go fast

Anyone interested in this? (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=788591)
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,421
Posted By Gooch
If you spring for the intiminators, be sure to go...

If you spring for the intiminators, be sure to go with the lighter fork oil, as directed. It may seem counter-intuitive given that you're trying to decrease "dive," but they're engineered to work...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,794
Posted By Gooch
Fantastic! :clap:clap:clap I can't wait for...

Fantastic! :clap:clap:clap

I can't wait for my next trip to Turkey -- I haven't made it past the west coast yet, but I have friends in Ankara. Soon, soon.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 33,165
Posted By Gooch
:dhorse Only sadists and masochists are...

:dhorse

Only sadists and masochists are going to get anything out of this thread -- but they'll have it in abundance.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 20,297
Posted By Gooch
Is that an app, or are you getting that through...

Is that an app, or are you getting that through your compass or map features? I can't seem to find it on mine (3gs).
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12,823
Views: 1,223,864
Posted By Gooch
They're bikes -- as long as you have one, you...

They're bikes -- as long as you have one, you can't be wrong.

Are you tired of the discussion? Or are you tired of the issues? No problem with either -- every bike has its issues. I think what...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
I'm sorta surprised the TT guys haven't already...

I'm sorta surprised the TT guys haven't already been assimilated into the borg here at ADV. Seems like a natural fit.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12,823
Views: 1,223,864
Posted By Gooch
As anyone following the NFL knows, it has lead to...

As anyone following the NFL knows, it has lead to unrealistic expectations from the New York Jets as well. Certainly, most observers do not associate them with positive action words; despite...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,214,614
Posted By Gooch
Totally and terrifyingly true. That's why...

Totally and terrifyingly true.

That's why I never pee.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,656
Posted By Gooch
Fascinating and instructive to see you begin to...

Fascinating and instructive to see you begin to struggle with terrain that you handled with some aplomb in the first section. I know it happens to me -- I can feel it in my riding and in my mind --...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
Jardine RT-4 the PO had on when I bought it...

Jardine RT-4 the PO had on when I bought it (inmate). I re-packed it after two years and bought the silencer tip, but it's still a bit loud for my taste. When I have $3-400 laying around I'll buy...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,471
Posted By Gooch
Well, if it's any consolation I didn't come along...

Well, if it's any consolation I didn't come along until you'd made the change to your narrative, so it read flawlessly to me.

I'm always heartened to read confessions of similarly distracted...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 71,620
Posted By Gooch
Great drop; a really amazing moment in our very...

Great drop; a really amazing moment in our very early history -- a fantastic piece of New England.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
Sunday with jgormley

It was an epic weekend, weather-wise -- I hope everyone was able to get out at least a little. Sunday started out a bit on the cool side; there were clouds as I left Meriden but by the time I got to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 250,080
Posted By Gooch
Never mind. See you all tomorrow.

Never mind. See you all tomorrow.
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,214,614
Posted By Gooch
I'm locked in. Euro12 is no competition. Work?...

I'm locked in. Euro12 is no competition. Work? It doesn't stand a chance.:clap
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