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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-21-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12,723
Views: 815,529
Posted By Piston
Any of you guys doing the Snow Run Enduro on...

Any of you guys doing the Snow Run Enduro on March 1st?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,632
Posted By Piston
Holy Hell this sounds awesome! :eek1 I...

Holy Hell this sounds awesome! :eek1

I would probably be out in the first hour, but I may just have to try this event. I did 28 hours on my 640, but that was easy road riding, I don't think I'd...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-17-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,878
Posted By Piston
I hope I can be in, won't know my schedule for a...

I hope I can be in, won't know my schedule for a few months. I've been wanting to attend this for 3 years now but work keeps me away.

By the way, I'm assuming this is a typo???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 46,573
Posted By Piston
I'm really happy with the Rottweiler setup. I...

I'm really happy with the Rottweiler setup. I have the intake and slip on dual exaust, would love the full system but can't justify that cost.

I've been thinking of adding the auto tune to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,984
Views: 303,433
Posted By Piston
That's exactly the reason I'm looking as well. I...

That's exactly the reason I'm looking as well. I used my KTM 640 with 5 gallon tank and a rear luggage rack. I was the only guy out there with a bike that big, felt like kind of a moron :lol3
I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,306
Posted By Piston
Any updates on the narrower rims?

Any updates on the narrower rims?
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,170
Posted By Piston
+2 These bikes couldn't be any more...

+2

These bikes couldn't be any more different than they are.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12,723
Views: 815,529
Posted By Piston
Looks awesome Rob!

Looks awesome Rob!
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,984
Views: 303,433
Posted By Piston
That looks awesome! I have been dreaming of...

That looks awesome!

I have been dreaming of being able to post a pic in this thread for a long time. One of these days....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,306
Posted By Piston
For those that don't want to click the link, the...

For those that don't want to click the link, the price is $1,300, and you can get that badass sprocket carrier for 170 more.

Hmmm... For a skinny set, that is sounding REALLY nice. I'd like to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-12-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5,103
Views: 510,277
Posted By Piston
Mine..... ...

Mine.....
http://worcester.craigslist.org/mcy/4838836380.html
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,043
Posted By Piston
Any update if it's available with LED's yet?

Any update if it's available with LED's yet?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,796
Posted By Piston
I bought a bunch of boots to try on after getting...

I bought a bunch of boots to try on after getting the Sidi Adventure Rain's and not liking them. (they just didn't fit my feet).

I got the Gaerne SG12, SG10, Sidi Crossfires, and Tech 7's (or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,306
Posted By Piston
I'd be interested in the narrower wheels if you...

I'd be interested in the narrower wheels if you make them.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,505,531
Posted By Piston
Looks great Qwik! How did you mount it?

Looks great Qwik! How did you mount it?
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,097
Posted By Piston
Looks like you guys are enjoying yourselves. ...

Looks like you guys are enjoying yourselves. Your missing some mighty fine weather back home....although I suppose your okay with that :lol3

Thanks for sharing your trip!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-09-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,472
Sticky: Tet
Views: 148,824
Posted By Piston
I have a TET file from a year or two ago. Do I...

I have a TET file from a year or two ago. Do I need to go through the process again to get an updated version? Or is there a list of changes somewhere? I'd like an up to date version if there is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,505,531
Posted By Piston
What do you think about just insulating the...

What do you think about just insulating the bottom of the dog house? Perhaps it would keep some of the heat from the engine away, while allowing cooling through the sides? Maybe I'm over-thinking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,505,531
Posted By Piston
I also have the Doghouse but haven't installed it...

I also have the Doghouse but haven't installed it yet. I was concerned with the heat issue as well, so I purchased some self stick foil insulation off Amazon, I plan to wrap the inside of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-07-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 17,640
Posted By Piston
Dam it. Guess it wasn't meant to be. Maybe next...

Dam it. Guess it wasn't meant to be. Maybe next year....
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,228,699
Posted By Piston
I'm going to pick the bike up soon. I'll ask if...

I'm going to pick the bike up soon. I'll ask if they did anything.

How about an explanation of exactly what the "proper measures" are?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,263
Posted By Piston
What happened with NEDB? I'm planning on...

What happened with NEDB?

I'm planning on riding the snow run this year as my first enduro, should be interesting :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,663
Posted By Piston
x2 I've been trying to set a date with a couple...

x2
I've been trying to set a date with a couple friends for our "off time" for next summer to do a ride like this, schedules haven't seemed to jive though.

I'm jonesing to explore the west! ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 40,802
Posted By Piston
I asked her 3 times to ride my 990, I was trying...

I asked her 3 times to ride my 990, I was trying hard for a sticker, but she politely declined, she was a little nervous and intimidated by the bike.
I was thinking shit, she'd ride it 10 times...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12,723
Views: 815,529
Posted By Piston
That is a sweet bike! Congrats, and...figure out...

That is a sweet bike! Congrats, and...figure out the pic thing :D

I'm going to look at a 250xcw in a few days, keeping my fingers crossed!
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,228,699
Posted By Piston
Not sure, I had Cliff's Cycle's (A well known and...

Not sure, I had Cliff's Cycle's (A well known and well loved local shop) install it for me. I could ask them if I was really interested, but I'm not :D

I'll check ebay, thanks guys, probably will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,505,531
Posted By Piston
You can't post a statement like that, and not...

You can't post a statement like that, and not include a picture :deal

Are you riding on ice, trail, or using car studs and riding on pavement?

I've thought about studding the tires on the 990...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,228,699
Posted By Piston
Does anyone have any idea how much a stock BST...

Does anyone have any idea how much a stock BST carb would be worth? I took mine off my bike when I installed an FCR, and now I'm thinking of selling my bike, and trying to get rid of other 'stuff'...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,505,531
Posted By Piston
I'd like to see those pics when they're ready.

I'd like to see those pics when they're ready.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 40,802
Posted By Piston
nice!

nice!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12,723
Views: 815,529
Posted By Piston
Awesome choice :clap Between that and the...

Awesome choice :clap

Between that and the tiger, your ready for anything now! Congrats
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,663
Posted By Piston
Thanks for info Bob! Nice buck!

Thanks for info Bob!

Nice buck!
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,663
Posted By Piston
Just got finished reading your excellent ride...

Just got finished reading your excellent ride report! Thanks for taking the time to share all those great photos.

I may have missed it, but what were you using for a camera? DSLR? Some of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,505,531
Posted By Piston
Woops... I was thinking you meant this one.......

Woops...
I was thinking you meant this one.... http://www.radegarage.com/2013-08-01/under-seat-rear-tank/
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,336
Posted By Piston
I imagine that within the next couple of years,...

I imagine that within the next couple of years, we'll start to see Husky and KTM going in two different directions with their off road/dual sport lineups.

They'll probably introduce new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,505,531
Posted By Piston
I like those tanks, I'd like to get one someday.

I like those tanks, I'd like to get one someday.
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,119
Posted By Piston
Like someone else mentioned, I've heard of...

Like someone else mentioned, I've heard of filling the pipe with water, plugging the ends (just good enough so the water doesn't pour out) and freezing it.

The narrow passages (inlet/outlet) will...
Forum: Hacks 12-08-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Piston
It's interesting to read these replies from...

It's interesting to read these replies from people who have had both. I've "almost" bought a SxS numerous times, mostly for the "work" aspect of it and the ability to use it for fun as well.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,960
Posted By Piston
Nothing cooler than mid winter camping!

Nothing cooler than mid winter camping!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 11,332
Posted By Piston
It seems like Kevin's Cycles is a pretty popular...

It seems like Kevin's Cycles is a pretty popular place to buy tires in MA. Does anyone know how the "mixed terrain" tires would work on ice? I'm sure they aren't nearly as good as dedicated ice...
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