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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-28-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 21,423
Posted By Speed3
Amen, when I returned to the North east from...

Amen, when I returned to the North east from Indiana I told my wife to be that I would not live south of I84. I commute to Norwalk from North west Danbury by Rt 121 / 123 Not to crazy busy in that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,456
Views: 570,757
Posted By Speed3
I hate to say it they don't come much uglier...

I hate to say it they don't come much uglier either:hide
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,719
Posted By Speed3
Thanks for the warning and the pictures of the...

Thanks for the warning and the pictures of the road, we will take it easy. We did the Route Du Nord in 2011 and found a lot of sandy spots before we got to Nemaska that caused some pucker moment for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,719
Posted By Speed3
Heal quick thanks for the update. Three of us...

Heal quick thanks for the update. Three of us will be going early September I'll be thinking of you.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-12-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,456
Views: 570,757
Posted By Speed3
Make yer own dual sport chopper

Wheels are done.

http://delaware.craigslist.org/mcy/4982446468.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Speed3
Try riding in Southern CT :huh

Try riding in Southern CT :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Just came back from Fran's backyard. Wandered...

Just came back from Fran's backyard. Wandered over to Depot hill Road. Down and up then south at the tracks. What causes all the woop-de-doo's in the gravel the whole stretch is full of them. This...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-18-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Looks like Rodknee went swamping. DJ stayed clean?

Looks like Rodknee went swamping. DJ stayed clean?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
That machine is located about 15min from where I...

That machine is located about 15min from where I grew up.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,163
Posted By Speed3
I loved mine, had 2 of them one came back with a...

I loved mine, had 2 of them one came back with a busted engine after I lend it to a friend. Found another one that same week close to home and bought it immediately. Did the Trans Labrador and route...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Getting a much needed haircut tomorrow :lol3

Getting a much needed haircut tomorrow :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Never been there. How is their gear selection?

Never been there. How is their gear selection?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26,609
Views: 1,937,342
Posted By Speed3
Nice mild day today rode the R1150R to work today...

Nice mild day today rode the R1150R to work today not much rain. Traction sand cakes on pretty good.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
I remember doing the loop at Thomaston a few...

I remember doing the loop at Thomaston a few years ago on an old Honda XL250S and thinking darn that was hard I need a better bike. Bought a WR250F and did the loop again. Not much changed it was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,456
Views: 570,757
Posted By Speed3
http://newhaven.craigslist.org/mcy/4953496841.html...

http://newhaven.craigslist.org/mcy/4953496841.html

For those who want to go racing
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Ken, its all been said, great to see you up and...

Ken, its all been said, great to see you up and "running". Warms the hart to see such a turnout of people.
Nice to meet some new people too.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By Speed3
Looking for a used ground to loading dock ramp in North East

Hi,

Any one has one of these sitting around unused they want to sell we need one to get forklifts in and out.

Thanks
Gary
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
From what I remember going to these in the NL...

From what I remember going to these in the NL they use a lot of Rolls-Royce Merlin airplane engines. In the beginning the announcer said 2x 2800HP Looks like they got a bit of torque also.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
You really need to come to the Danbury DMV....

You really need to come to the Danbury DMV. People are actually very friendly:D, I was in at 8:30 out with plate in hand 8:55. Never have any issues here. I change vehicles often so I'm familiar with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Filling out the registration form for CT DMV I...

Filling out the registration form for CT DMV I noticed I put a whopping 42 mls on the KTM so far. Also noticed that the temp registration they gave me does not match the temp plate and the vin...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Uh, that was not me I was home painting the...

Uh, that was not me I was home painting the garage at 2:30. I did hear that though, there is an ATV running up and down Rt 39 around the Citgo Station. (I live about .5 mls from there)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Just did a short 28ml first ride up 39 down 37...

Just did a short 28ml first ride up 39 down 37 with the new to me 950, I cant stop grinning :D. Fast, very precise shifting and handles great.
I'd have a beer to celebrate but I've been drying out...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Some noise and V8's here <iframe width="560"...

Some noise and V8's here

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/J1aTCZ8NPhQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5,456
Views: 570,757
Posted By Speed3
Mine cant either but she is the one getting the...

Mine cant either but she is the one getting the money out of the bank every time I buy one. She did not notice the KTM I just bought in the garage yesterday.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
It is I had the choice between buying the KTM or...

It is I had the choice between buying the KTM or replacing a broken tow vehicle. Still had the hitch from a previous Jag that rotted out years ago. Works ok for a motorcycle. I would not go cross...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
http://i496.photobucket.com/albums/rr323/gerrit657...

http://i496.photobucket.com/albums/rr323/gerrit657/2006%20KTM%20950%20Adventure/IMG_1552.jpg

Bike made it home in comfort yesterday. Given the current road surfaces looks like I'll need it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Good to see that post. Welcome back Ken.

Good to see that post. Welcome back Ken.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Going thru the photo's from the 2011 trip, really...

Going thru the photo's from the 2011 trip, really wanting to go out there bad, what temp is it outside?
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
I liked this one to. ...

I liked this one to.

http://i496.photobucket.com/albums/rr323/gerrit657/2011%20TLH%20Route%20Du%20Nord/IMG_3397.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
[QUOTE=Rodknee;26164263]good link, thanks. What...

[QUOTE=Rodknee;26164263]good link, thanks. What about Chisasibi? i want to go just to see the stop signs...

Will see those before we take the Route Du Nord in Chibougamau. Here is a pic from last...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,664
Posted By Speed3
Samtag sales has just about all German brands ...

Samtag sales has just about all German brands

http://www.samstagsales.com/
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Trans Taiga

From what I found the end is about 105mls farther than Brisay round trip.
Some decent info here to:
http://jamesbayroad.com/ttr/ttrdriving.html
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
I dont think we will go to the very end. A friend...

I dont think we will go to the very end. A friend of mine does the planning and he said will probably turn around in Brisay about 280 mls round trip from Mirage outfitters.
The 3 of us that rode...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-14-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Thanks, still have that thing for Jaguars though....

Thanks, still have that thing for Jaguars though. Stand by next week for pictures of the towing rig. That is if I can dig out the trailer. They nicely plowed it in at work.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-14-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
The odd motorcycle picture in the thread.

Put down a deposit today. If all goes well I'll be picking this up next Saturday. 2006 12k mls looks brand new.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-21-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
Have not been here in a while. Not good to find...

Have not been here in a while. Not good to find out about Kenny our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. I'm right next door in Danbury and have a somewhat flexible work scedule let me...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-20-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
NY Title from a deceased person.

Does the DMV check who signed the Title and if this person is still alive? Someone at work needs to sell a car that is in his deceased dads name but he does not feel like dealing with the executer...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-20-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,037
Posted By Speed3
Thanks for the great ride report, been there...

Thanks for the great ride report,
been there twice now, looking forward to it again next year.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
If your riding with a fellow named Gary on an...

If your riding with a fellow named Gary on an F800GS with Ham radio equipment tell him Gary with the Cagiva from CT said hello. He lead me on the same roads you are describing.
Hope you heal up...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15,122
Views: 2,726,373
Posted By Speed3
There is some great riding in South East Indiana...

There is some great riding in South East Indiana just over the border. I worked in Cincinnati for a few months and had the bike with me.
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