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Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By madeouttaglass
12V LED blinkers to work with 24V?

I have a custom front bumper that I built for my 2001 Tacoma. I'm selling the truck in a few months and found that it would be a good fit on my 1968 Unimog with just a change of mounts. The blinkers...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8,918
Views: 452,626
Posted By madeouttaglass
It is. WCMC does a good job. I'll be there on the...

It is. WCMC does a good job. I'll be there on the Ural if I'm still here. Closed on a house in CA a few days ago and the current weather is making me wish I could make the move this morning instead...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,353
Posted By madeouttaglass
That is the same thing you said to me. :deal ...

That is the same thing you said to me. :deal
I'll be heading out from NY to Shelter Cove shortly. Just closed on a house there. The house prices have not recovered and the taxes are cheaper than...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By madeouttaglass
I've done Baja to Seattle on a couple bikes. My...

I've done Baja to Seattle on a couple bikes. My favorite spot was
Shelter Cove (So nice that I'm moving there from NY this year). From an hour north of SF to the top of Oregon is beautiful. Take...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 30,240
Posted By madeouttaglass
I look forward to it Dennis. I just noticed that...

I look forward to it Dennis. I just noticed that it'd been one year since I started this thread. I never imagined that the ride would be such a life changer. I bought a moving truck yesterday. No...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-11-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
I bet you were warm though.

I bet you were warm though.
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 40,505
Posted By madeouttaglass
Nah, The Ducati guys know theirs sound better. :D

Nah, The Ducati guys know theirs sound better. :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 30,240
Posted By madeouttaglass
Postscript- Nine months after discovering and...

Postscript- Nine months after discovering and falling in love with Shelter Cove, I flew out with Glasswife to look at houses. I had done a lot of research on it since I left there. We made an offer...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By madeouttaglass
Yup. For some reason the images got reversed. The...

Yup. For some reason the images got reversed. The guys at last year's "Winter Motorcycle Therapy" show at the Glenn Curtiss museum asked me to bring both my rigs last year. This was the only way for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By madeouttaglass
I have- kind of. I don't think I'd consider it on...

I have- kind of. I don't think I'd consider it on 2 wheels though. Too much weight up high if you needed to slow down while not perfectly straight.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By madeouttaglass
Sometime this spring/ summer. We got a nice place...

Sometime this spring/ summer. We got a nice place in Shelter Cove. It's going to take a few trips to get personal stuff there, then set up a place for my business, then shut it down for the business...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By madeouttaglass
ADV has grown to cover almost everything. Just...

ADV has grown to cover almost everything. Just look for the appropriate sub forum. I've read plenty of interesting "adventures" here that never got off pavement. Both of my ride reports were almost...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By madeouttaglass
Hmmmm, Google says 315 miles from my new place....

Hmmmm, Google says 315 miles from my new place. Not sure what my schedule will be like at the time but I will if I can.
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 857,288
Posted By madeouttaglass
How about 4x6 feet then? :hide

How about 4x6 feet then?






:hide
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 857,288
Posted By madeouttaglass
Any thought to a much larger flag? I'd like a 3'...

Any thought to a much larger flag? I'd like a 3' x 5' to match my California state flag in front of my new house.
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By madeouttaglass
http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/its-so-cool-si...

http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/its-so-cool-sidecar-dogs-make-easy-riders-n291546
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By madeouttaglass
NBC news now

Sidecar story tonight on the national news.

edit- The story was just on a minute ago. A good story about the movie "Sit, stay, ride." Good job NBC.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-21-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
Well said. I found myself in that position a...

Well said. I found myself in that position a couple of days ago. 34 dropped to 30 and suddenly the road looked more shiny. At 40 MPH I touched a boot to the pavement and felt nothing but black ice. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
I have also bought heavy duty undercarriage...

I have also bought heavy duty undercarriage sealant for cars that said "chain lube" right on the can.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
There is no getting away from the crap that will...

There is no getting away from the crap that will go into places like electrical connections under the tank and behind other plastics. I'm not saying it will cause issues in the next decade, but it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
Both Wings will go on ebay come spring. I'm...

Both Wings will go on ebay come spring. I'm hoping they will be the last winter bikes I own. Looking as serious as can be at the northern California coast.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
Laid down by original owner at 185,000 miles. Not...

Laid down by original owner at 185,000 miles. Not salvage. It didn't run when I bought it. I found the lean angle sensor off it's mounts, put it back on correctly and it started right up. I've since...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-10-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
You read me wrong. My finances don't allow me to...

You read me wrong. My finances don't allow me to ruin nice bikes. I usually buy Goldwings fairly cheaply each fall and sell them for a profit in the spring. The GL1800 I posted earlier in this thread...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
Nope. That is why I specifically buy a "salt...

Nope. That is why I specifically buy a "salt bike". My summer bikes might not be worth a whole lot, but I like them to look good.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-07-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8,918
Views: 452,626
Posted By madeouttaglass
Worth seeing. Be aware that it is located in a...

Worth seeing. Be aware that it is located in a shitty area but parking seems OK. My daytrip ride report from that day:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=830682
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-07-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8,918
Views: 452,626
Posted By madeouttaglass
Dave's Automotive in Naples is a nice...

Dave's Automotive in Naples is a nice destination. They have told me that you never need to call ahead for an appointment.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-07-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
I hope you guys leave the bikes home today....

I hope you guys leave the bikes home today. Actual temperature of 11 in the Bristol Hills right now but calling for -3 or less later today. Think about your ride home.
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,629
Posted By madeouttaglass
I respectfully disagree on this point. I feel...

I respectfully disagree on this point. I feel that my hacks are more dangerous than any other vehicle I've owned and certainly more dangerous than my 2 wheelers. The odds of getting a hack out of a...
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By madeouttaglass
^ This. About 23,000 KMs on my 2010....

^
This.

About 23,000 KMs on my 2010. Cross country was no problem. Actually the entire ownership has been zero problems with no more maintenance than any other bike I've owned.
While it did see...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
It's a damp cold today. I spent the last day and...

It's a damp cold today. I spent the last day and a half in my cold garage. I small salamander heater barely made a dent in it. Looking forward to posting in this thread when I live somewhere where 52...
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By madeouttaglass
My favorite Christmas present

Yes, I posted this on SovietSteeds too. :D

My future son in law did this drawing for me. He knows that I and his future wife are big Calvin and Hobbes fans. I bought every C&H book and used to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,490
Posted By madeouttaglass
It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt. ...

It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt.
Then it's hilarious!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
Go for it! :clap

Go for it! :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-19-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
Ice/ rain here for a day and a half. No walking...

Ice/ rain here for a day and a half. No walking on the deck without going on your ass. It was hard enough getting a few more logs for the fire.
Forum: Hacks 12-17-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By madeouttaglass
I bought a Ural cargo hack for a winter bike last...

I bought a Ural cargo hack for a winter bike last year. Personally, I feel safer (and much warmer) riding a Goldwing in the winter. I actually bought my 2wd Gear up for a winter bike years ago but I...
Forum: Hacks 12-17-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By madeouttaglass
Washington area hack riders- you have a new neighbor

I don't know if it's my place to post this or not. I've been an ADV member for a number of years, and a Ural owner for a few too. I piss away too much of the colder months on ADV and have met a few...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-17-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,168
Posted By madeouttaglass
Welcome no0b. Can you make sammiches?

Welcome no0b. Can you make sammiches?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
420 miles to State College back back to help a...

420 miles to State College back back to help a friend. Left yesterday, came back today. Mostly 35-39 degrees. a few hours of rain.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v609/flatglass/DSC02293-1.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 17,963
Posted By madeouttaglass
You are correct. This is a 1/4 mile public road...

You are correct. This is a 1/4 mile public road that is a dead end and I'm the only house on it. It's shaded by pines on the south side so it's covered in ice all winter. The only traffic is me, my...
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