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Forum: Beasts 09-26-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,481
Posted By mp183
I have a 2004 650 67,000 on it and never...

I have a 2004 650 67,000 on it
and never checked the valves
I'll get it done in a month or so.
The guy I ride with had a 2004 and sold it after 2 1/2 years.
He had almost 70,000 on it when he...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-09-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,259
Posted By mp183
Wolf Pond Road from Mt. View to Standish Where...

Wolf Pond Road from Mt. View to Standish
Where it heads east by Wolf Pond, is not paved
I would stay away from it if you are on a street bike
Will probably be vey challenging, sections have a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,864
Posted By mp183
can't down load the gpx getting failed server...

can't down load the gpx
getting failed server message
anyone have this?
would really appreciate it
have a weeks vacation coming up in about a week
and would like to try this with my son
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-27-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By mp183
Good advice Sometimes we forget that the basics...

Good advice
Sometimes we forget that the basics work
Better than the hitech stuff
That is what I have been doing all along in many a situations
I just use my gps to help me get home
The map...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-26-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By mp183
city navigator north america lack of detail

Have this in map source and the amount of detail stinks.
I'm trying to input some dirt bike trails near conway nh.
Roads that are visible on my iphone are not on the map.
Is there any software...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By mp183
great map much appreciated we are going with...

great map
much appreciated
we are going with dualsports
are any of these for ATV only (no dirtbikes)?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By mp183
NH Maine trail suggestions

Picking up a drz400 on Saturday in Malone NY
Want to trailer that and a klr250 to somewhere in NH
Have a buddy that is moving to Gilford NH so would like to
Start within 50 to 75 miles of there...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25,137
Views: 4,432,250
Posted By mp183
2012 DRZ400S 1700 miles

Picking it up on Saturday.
Had to sell two bikes to my cousin to make room for this one.
Bike has been lowered.
It's too tame for my 17 year old but he has to get over it.
We sold off his...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By mp183
Gotta watch the weekends if there is a major...

Gotta watch the weekends
if there is a major hockey tournament in Lake Placid or some other
major event Ironman etc.
the Best Western by Lake Flower is booked months in advance.
Lots of times I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,312
Posted By mp183
4626 Signatures Total

4626 Signatures Total
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,721
Posted By mp183
I have a DL650 and am looking to get a DR650 next...

I have a DL650 and am looking to get a DR650 next year.
Can't beat the DL650 for those long rides but scares the shit
out of me when I go "off road".
I also have a KLR250 and Suzuki GS500.
The...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By mp183
The inspection was not much of an inspection. ...

The inspection was not much of an inspection.
Lights, horn, reflective sticker on helmet and not much else.
They did not check brakes.
Don't know if they really paid attention to the tires.
Those...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-24-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By mp183
Amazing the inernet knows all:lol3 Had the...

Amazing the inernet knows all:lol3
Had the same problem and never got around
to looking it up in the manual
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,897
Posted By mp183
We use Ru-Glide as the lubricant, you can get at...

We use Ru-Glide as the lubricant, you can get at NAPA.
We took a solid top sturdy pallet and cut a hole in the middle
big enough for the rotors to fit through.
My riding buddy laughed at it when...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-15-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By mp183
has anyone loaded navigator on multiple computers like yesterday

Some of the procedures are dated
What works now?
I installed Navigator on a PC
Loaded it into a 60CSX
while connected to their website
there is no "pink slip" with the unlock code anymore
Now I...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-12-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,442
Posted By mp183
Started playing with the unit. Took it on a...

Started playing with the unit.
Took it on a bicycle ride on some dirt roads
that we normally do on the dirt bikes.
You don't realize how steep those little hills are until
you have to walk you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-30-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,867
Posted By mp183
thanks I have a bunch of antique computers I...

thanks
I have a bunch of antique computers
I really don't trust any of them
so if one crashes I want to be able to load onto another
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-30-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,867
Posted By mp183
city navigator NT on multiple computers?

Can City Navigator North America NT on a DVD be
loaded on more than one computer?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,442
Posted By mp183
this is what I wanted to hear now I feel better...

this is what I wanted to hear
now I feel better
going to take if hiking in the Adirondacks this weekend

Ram mount and City NT will be here in a few days
Thanks
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,442
Posted By mp183
just need some feedback to see if it's going to...

just need some feedback to see if it's going to give
me my moneys worth

no one forced me to buy it
I'm a grown boy

but if it's just another gadget it's a probably a waste

the one I have...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,442
Posted By mp183
having doubts about this gps shit

I'm up to $350
60csx
ram mount
memory card
power cable
city NT

tell me that this is going to be worth the money
seems like I could have taken
mu wife's nuvi 255w
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-23-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By mp183
Harley program looks good. Checked route that I...

Harley program looks good.
Checked route that I take to Owls Head NY.
Distance seems fine but the time seems off.
I guess it's based on the speed an average
Harley cruises at. :D
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By mp183
Don't listen to them. They have no imagination....

Don't listen to them.
They have no imagination.
I can visualize everything.
Give us more.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-22-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By mp183
Thanks for the feedback. DVD it is. Getting...

Thanks for the feedback.
DVD it is.
Getting the City, probably won't need the Topo.
Can always get it later.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-21-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By mp183
60csx dvd or sd card?

DVD will be tied to device
SD card can be used in any device
so this an issue

if I get TOPO on SD
and City Navigator NT on SD
I assume I can't use them at the same time
since there is only...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-16-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,140
Posted By mp183
got it from cabellas $199 on backorder for a...

got it from cabellas
$199 on backorder for a week or two
hope they get new stock
bundle was $419

does it come with a cable?

when I get it
what do I do with it? :lol3
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By mp183
I would chuck the tire. I hit a big pothole in...

I would chuck the tire.
I hit a big pothole in Brooklyn a few months ago with my car.
Everything looked good.
Rim was fine but I noticed a little vibration at high speeds.
Went about 200 miles...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 32,654
Posted By mp183
I have over 50,000 miles on mine and zero...

I have over 50,000 miles on mine and zero problems.
My riding buddy sold his last year with over 75,000 miles on it.
He had a problem with the fuel pump. The filter was probably
the problem but he...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,106
Posted By mp183
mine is over 50,000 and no oil usage never...

mine is over 50,000 and no oil usage
never looked at the valves
just change the oil
oil filter every 3rd change
front sprocket - back sprocket every 2nd front sprocket
the freaking tires are...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,031
Posted By mp183
V-Strom 650 and Conti Trail Attack Tires

The V-Strom is great in the rain but with these tires it's unreal.
I came back on Sunday from the Adirondacks and rode for about 40 minutes
in some real serious stuff. Barely could see and the cars...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-03-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By mp183
You have to reserve way ahead of time, lots of...

You have to reserve way ahead of time,
lots of events in the Lake Placid area.
Horse Show, Ironman .....
Lots are just hockey tournaments but you
can't find a place anywhere near Lake Placid nor...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By mp183
atv safety course NY State Adirondacks area

I want to enroll my 14 year old son in an ATV safety course so he won't feel like an outlaw when he rides without me. The problem is that he has only ridden dirtbikes and does not have an ATV. I...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By mp183
40,000 on mine and it's fine. My riding buddy...

40,000 on mine and it's fine.
My riding buddy sold his at 70,000 miles
and it was fine.
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,040
Posted By mp183
I put mine on a few weeks ago and did a 2400 mile...

I put mine on a few weeks ago and did a 2400 mile trip to Natashquan.
Mostly all slab at some pretty high speeds from time to time.
Very nice tires. Very compliant. Not stiff.
My buddy who put...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By mp183
Good to hear about the bulletproof part. I...

Good to hear about the bulletproof part.

I have a DL650 and am looking at a DR650
for long distance offroad use.
For short hops I have my KLR250.
Not intrested in the KLR650.
I think the DR...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,595
Posted By mp183
Too damn late. The guy with the 70,000 miles is...

Too damn late.
The guy with the 70,000 miles is a lawyer but he just took possesion of his Suzuki GSX650F.

Now he calls my V-Strom the "Wind Wagon".
Damn lawyers.....
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By mp183
V-Strom is not a Dual Sport and it's not good as...

V-Strom is not a Dual Sport and it's not good as a first bike.
First bike should be low to the ground and have less power.
V-Strom is probably not for most people.
I'm 6'0" and find it a pain in...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By mp183
I'm at 45,000 and am in the same boat. Never...

I'm at 45,000 and am in the same boat.
Never checked them.
Bike runs better than new.
Does not burn oil.
My riding buddy checked twice and they were within spec.
Last time he checked was around...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,595
Posted By mp183
Have 45,000 on my 650. My riding buddy just...

Have 45,000 on my 650.
My riding buddy just sold his 650 for $2,700 dollars
at 70,000 miles.
Nothing broke on mine. He had to put in a fuel pump.
He kept running it dry so that probably clogged...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,526
Posted By mp183
V-Strom how do I love thee?

45,020 miles and no problems.
Had a scare on the way to Natashquan.
My riding buddy said that my left low beam went out.
Bought a new bulb and went to put it in and discovered that the old bulb...
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