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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By Nictrolis
Wow, I'm surprised at all the people saying go...

Wow, I'm surprised at all the people saying go for it. I'm 5'10", been riding for about 12 years, and I definitely would not recommend the f800gs as a first bike. Low speed maneuvering, probably the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,795
Posted By Nictrolis
For every 50 positive Airhawk reviews, there's at...

For every 50 positive Airhawk reviews, there's at least one negative... I purchased the Small Cruiser regular version (not the 2) for my F800GS. I did find that it was pretty interesting, and it does...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 19,292
Posted By Nictrolis
Welcome back! Next time, when you find cream...

Welcome back! Next time, when you find cream isn't quite portable enough, I'd suggest unsalted butter. It's not a *good* idea exactly, but at least it's not powdered, and you can feel like a Nepalese...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 19,292
Posted By Nictrolis
Not sure your field, but being a problem solver...

Not sure your field, but being a problem solver is pretty effective way of marketing a "generalist" in any field. At least, it's worked for me... of course, you have to have enough depth to be able...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 19,292
Posted By Nictrolis
I can't offer a solution, but I like the method...

I can't offer a solution, but I like the method you're using to justify an upgrade: Ride to Failure!!! :-)
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 19,292
Posted By Nictrolis
Yup, and I'm still training for more sand riding....

Yup, and I'm still training for more sand riding. That is, if you consider wishing for less sand to be training? Whatever works... :lol3




I was thinking this trip might deserve something more...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 1,135,060
Posted By Nictrolis
Subscribed!

Oh man, Winter Texans - my grandmother lives down in that southern tip, but she's a full-timer. Crazy place! You don't get tortillas like that in New England.
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 19,292
Posted By Nictrolis
Subscribed. Don't get too lost out there or we'll...

Subscribed. Don't get too lost out there or we'll all have to head out and find you.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,902
Posted By Nictrolis
Sweet - I was looking at this a while back, they...

Sweet - I was looking at this a while back, they said they didn't have one that fit for the brake lever. Or clutch... I forget which. Seems strange, I wouldn't think they'd be different... but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,928
Posted By Nictrolis
Question Updates?

Looks like this thread has been more active than the Sargent "World Sport Performance" seat, which is good as I like this seat. But I'm hoping some of the longer-term owners can step in and give...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 46,905
Posted By Nictrolis
Question Updates?

Ok, this thread is a bit dead - but it's the one listed in the thread index so I thought I'd get in here for an update.

You've bought the Sargent "World Sport Performance" seat, now give us the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,617
Posted By Nictrolis
Question How's the seat?

This thread's a bit old, but it's listed in the thread index so I thought I'd ask my question here. You bought this seat - what do you think?? What finishes did you get (specifically, leather or...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
Posted By Nictrolis
I have the RevIt Phantom GTX gloves, and they're...

I have the RevIt Phantom GTX gloves, and they're pretty great. Good protection without making you look like a squid, and they're quite waterproof. A little expensive, but I've had mine for over a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,935
Posted By Nictrolis
Yeah, I have the Touratech as I didn't see the...

Yeah, I have the Touratech as I didn't see the MOD or Altrider racks back when I bought mine two years ago. Touratech's a pretty good product, I've been happy with it. It's a good size, looks nice,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 463,864
Posted By Nictrolis
Forget the no helmet - what's with the Nazi???...

Forget the no helmet - what's with the Nazi??? :dood
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 463,864
Posted By Nictrolis
Yes - definitely a good ride today. Thanks for...

Yes - definitely a good ride today. Thanks for torturing us, Bob - though I'm going to have to train on sand a bit more, it was worth it to get an education in just how bad I am in it. John knows -...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 463,864
Posted By Nictrolis
I'm sure watching me ride is enough comedy for...

I'm sure watching me ride is enough comedy for everybody. I'll try not to come to a stop, look around, and have the bike just fall over. "Uhh... it's the sand, really."
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-26-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 463,864
Posted By Nictrolis
Oh no, another cranberry ride? I'm still picking...

Oh no, another cranberry ride? I'm still picking tree limbs out of my engine guard from last time, but I did live. Great ride, though! I'm in if the date works, which is probably nothing until...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 463,864
Posted By Nictrolis
Congrats on the babies all around! I have a new...

Congrats on the babies all around! I have a new nephew... which is about as close as I should be to a child. Do you realize how much these baby things need to eat and poop? Not to mention making sure...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,198
Posted By Nictrolis
I've had the earlier version of the K60s on my...

I've had the earlier version of the K60s on my 800gs for a while now, and you definitely get a little vibration at lower speeds. However, it's not quite bad enough to disrupt riding... depending on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,124
Posted By Nictrolis
Well, it's a good thing I didn't just spend $12k...

Well, it's a good thing I didn't just spend $12k on a bike to go on some trails... Oh... wait...

ME, NH, etc - - - here I come.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 463,864
Posted By Nictrolis
Dammit. Can't make it tonight. I hope there's a...

Dammit. Can't make it tonight. I hope there's a good turnout. If not, bring along a couple inflatable friends. If you put enough riding gear on them, you can do a Weekend at Bernie's without a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,256
Posted By Nictrolis
I'm on the same boat as tmlee - a GPS track would...

I'm on the same boat as tmlee - a GPS track would be awesome.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-10-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10,124
Views: 3,221,481
Posted By Nictrolis
I'll bite - here's my ride. Could use some more...

I'll bite - here's my ride. Could use some more mud, perhaps.

http://nictrolis.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bike-Pics/IMG3338/1013540396_CKZqS-M.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 61,705
Posted By Nictrolis
Thanks, mate - I didn't want to go straight...

Thanks, mate - I didn't want to go straight black, looks like this is a decent option. :nod
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 61,705
Posted By Nictrolis
I'm curious about the orange color - is it...

I'm curious about the orange color - is it similar to the orange F800GS? I haven't seen a pic of them together, so it's hard to know for sure... thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By Nictrolis
Height?

Hey Ham, how tall are you? That's something to consider with a bike of this type, especially in the city environment. The added suspension length and ground clearance makes the bike pretty tall. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Nictrolis
I've seen similar accounts... I can't imagine...

I've seen similar accounts... I can't imagine they had a very comfortable time, though.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Nictrolis
Yeah, I might have to sneak away from my friends...

Yeah, I might have to sneak away from my friends for a bit. Or convince them to change out the suspension on a Ninja for something a little more adventurous. Oh, and raise the handlebars. And change...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 463,864
Posted By Nictrolis
If you're talking about Harvard Square (and not...

If you're talking about Harvard Square (and not Harvard the town) then you're likely talking about Greater Boston Motorsports... they're pretty decent guys there, and have a ton of Bell stuff.

One...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Nictrolis
Yeah, I've been up a couple times, but never on...

Yeah, I've been up a couple times, but never on the motorcycle. I did ride by on my way to Nova Scotia, but we slabbed right past as we only had 5 days round trip. I'm not sure how long I'll have for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Nictrolis
Question Boston To Acadia National Park

Hi all,

I'm looking to plan a decent route from the Boston area to Acadia National Park, in Maine. Ideally, staying off the highways (at least after we get into Maine), but staying on pavement...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,893
Posted By Nictrolis
Looks like you had a couple challenges - well...

Looks like you had a couple challenges - well worth it I'm sure. I find it funny that a GPS will take you down closed roads, as if it's challenging you. "Hey, I could make it, you pansy."

I may be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 463,864
Posted By Nictrolis
Damn. I need to quit my life so I can come ride...

Damn. I need to quit my life so I can come ride more. Someone's gotta be able to go to a wedding for me? Or know of a corpse who could dance at least as well as I can (think, Weekend at Bernie's)?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-02-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,175
Posted By Nictrolis
+1 for the 140 Heidi. I was a little worried...

+1 for the 140 Heidi. I was a little worried about not getting the 150, but I haven't had any problems with the ride on or off road. It's also cheaper, which is a bonus! The generally low reported...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-02-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,061
Posted By Nictrolis
I got LoJack... I figure it's about as good as...

I got LoJack... I figure it's about as good as anything, and even if I don't get the bike back they'll pay out for some of it. Cheap-ish, and lowers your insurance premium as well? Why not.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-02-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,052
Posted By Nictrolis
Note that my dealer told me they weren't actually...

Note that my dealer told me they weren't actually allowed to charge for an assembly fee - so the $500 is a destination charge, I believe. Kind of the same thing I guess.

Anyway - I got mine for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6,505
Views: 463,864
Posted By Nictrolis
What do you guys think about a petition? Pass it...

What do you guys think about a petition? Pass it around the dirt bike clubs, etc? It might make more sense than having everybody write in their own $0.02 and having the issues get confused, or the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 76,287
Posted By Nictrolis
I really did find it in there. And I'm not...

I really did find it in there. And I'm not convinced it's animal-borne... seems too uniformly distributed between the fuzz and the string. But I'm guessing I'd have a hard time convincing anybody at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 76,287
Posted By Nictrolis
This is what it looks like: ...

This is what it looks like:

http://nictrolis.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bike-Pics/IMG4250/1061451050_iSyL4-S.jpg

Boooooooo!!!
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