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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2014, 07:21 AM
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Views: 281,452
Posted By RideOn2
Just looked at the weather, sunny and mid 40's on...

Just looked at the weather, sunny and mid 40's on Friday here in Concord,Ma I think I'm going to take my Versys up to the Hollis area and do a little mental reboot, if Parkers is open may just stop...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 281,452
Posted By RideOn2
Thanks again for all the kindness. My son is also...

Thanks again for all the kindness. My son is also ADHD and has a hard time sitting still, some of you may have ADHD kids and know that challenge.

For the past two yrs my son has been working...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 281,452
Posted By RideOn2
Thank all of you for your kind words. I hope to...

Thank all of you for your kind words. I hope to meet some of you on the road or trail one of these days.

We all have families and friends to be thankful for, it's Christmas and lots of good...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 03:57 AM
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Views: 281,452
Posted By RideOn2
Team 8, I'm stunned, you have my heart felt...

Team 8, I'm stunned, you have my heart felt sympathy. I can only imagine if my boy and your daughter had met on the trail. When all this started I prayed that we would have him with us.

The...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 03:18 PM
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Views: 281,452
Posted By RideOn2
Tough week

I'm pretty new to New England and haven't met many riders on the board here.

My son and I got into riding dirt when we lived in Virginia. He was 13 and I was a little past 50.

About a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,981
Posted By RideOn2
I bought a 2000 KRS 6yrs ago with 17K on the odo...

I bought a 2000 KRS 6yrs ago with 17K on the odo it now has 55K. 1st repair was the final drive seals this past Oct.

There are expensive bits that can go wrong but they don't very often.

...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,537
Posted By RideOn2
New to the area, fwiw, I have about 4k miles on...

New to the area, fwiw, I have about 4k miles on a set of MEFO Exploreres that I run on my DRZ good in most anything but deep mud.

I picked up a 2008 Versys this past June with Avon...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By RideOn2
The guys in the WNY breakfast thread should have...

The guys in the WNY breakfast thread should have some ideas for you.
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,698
Posted By RideOn2
KLR with the Versys engine.......

KLR with the Versys engine.......
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,698
Posted By RideOn2
I'm not pushing my 2008 Versys all that hard yet,...

I'm not pushing my 2008 Versys all that hard yet, but I've done about 2000mi of dirt,forrest service type rds, moderate trails etc. The bike is stock with Avon Distanzia 17" tires.

There are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-12-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By RideOn2
I grew up in the Southtowns of Buffalo you have...

I grew up in the Southtowns of Buffalo you have all the route info you need. Try and detour through the town of East Auroua and stop at the Bar Bill resturant.
Best Beef on Weck sandwich you'll...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-05-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,537
Posted By RideOn2
It was nice out on the Hamster Ride today met...

It was nice out on the Hamster Ride today met some knew friends, think I'll do it again tomorrow......who's in?

Thanks FTB one day we may meet great routing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,501
Posted By RideOn2
I have a DRZ also and have run most tire combo's...

I have a DRZ also and have run most tire combo's including the M 43 I really liked it. My riding venue was central VA lots of stream crossings rocks and rocky hill climbs.

Since you seem to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By RideOn2
Just took my 2000 K1200RS in last week on Thur to...

Just took my 2000 K1200RS in last week on Thur to have the final drive repaired he replaced the o ring seals and pivot seal in addition my fork tube seals were leaking. So both repairs were done.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,193
Posted By RideOn2
Aprilla Tuono mirrors. They work so much...

Aprilla Tuono mirrors.

They work so much better.
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,193
Posted By RideOn2
Just ordered a set of Aprilla Tuono mirrors,...

Just ordered a set of Aprilla Tuono mirrors, really not sure what they come with, should I just plan on twisting them into the oem 10m perch...Sure hope they do the job, heard good things about them....
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,193
Posted By RideOn2
I have Distnazia front and rear, good for street,...

I have Distnazia front and rear, good for street, dirt rds, and dry trails. pretty bad in any mud.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,537
Posted By RideOn2
Anyone interested in doing part of this ride ...

Anyone interested in doing part of this ride this Sunday? I'm in Concord and will ride my Versys. Can meet in Concord or Hollis.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,904
Posted By RideOn2
RT Did my son pm you? He's laid out a very...

RT Did my son pm you? He's laid out a very definate protacol for visits:-):-)

Definatly will come to see East Beach. Been into Windsurfing for along time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,904
Posted By RideOn2
My son will be a Freshman at URI this fall, I...

My son will be a Freshman at URI this fall, I think I may have to take the bike down and make sure he's doing his home work....:)

Hey, flie we should find a meeting point and do that ride, what...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,726
Posted By RideOn2
Thanks VT, I think my DRZ with knobbies would be...

Thanks VT, I think my DRZ with knobbies would be a better choice for that ride. I just bought the Versys to ride stuff like the Puppy dog with a buddy of mine in Western Ma.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,726
Posted By RideOn2
Would a stock Versys with Distanza's work on this...

Would a stock Versys with Distanza's work on this ride?
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,950
Posted By RideOn2
So, I have a 2000 K1200RS, 2002 DRZ and just...

So, I have a 2000 K1200RS, 2002 DRZ and just within the past two weeks I bought a 2008 Versys. It's really a fun bike to ride. The other bikes will be gathering some dust while I figure out what the...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,835
Views: 1,556,193
Posted By RideOn2
1st Ride

Just completed my 1st ride on my new to me 08 Versys. What a cool bike.
I bought the bike to explore dirt and forest service type roads in New England or where ever else I feel like taking the bike...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By RideOn2
I bought an 02 about 7yrs ago with 4k on the odo,...

I bought an 02 about 7yrs ago with 4k on the odo, did the FCR 39 via TT. At 16K on the odo, she started smoking a bit so I did the 434 big bore. It's now at just under 20K and still feels great....
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By RideOn2
Not sure about skid plate except for custom fab....

Not sure about skid plate except for custom fab. Look on TigerTriple.com there are plans for one.

I do have a set of ThunderBike crash bars.

Best of luck
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By RideOn2
TBF, When you get to Burlington let me...

TBF,

When you get to Burlington let me know. I'm early in the stages of exploring the area.

BTW, our game of finding the next best place, almost had us out in the North West.

While...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-27-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By RideOn2
TBF, My wife and I just ran this whole where...

TBF,

My wife and I just ran this whole where to start "Life Part Two" I spent my school years and my work years in Western,NY. Lake Erie was my water play ground. Fresh water(mostly). 55yrs and...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 140,804
Posted By RideOn2
TNT, Sign up on the forum TigerTriple.com...

TNT,

Sign up on the forum TigerTriple.com all Tiger specific info there.
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By RideOn2
My deal is not complete yet but have deposit...

My deal is not complete yet but have deposit down. I'll pst pics when the deals done. Got 2ft of snow in the yaad and still in ski mode anyway :).
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By RideOn2
FYI, Been on the Touratech site and the...

FYI,

Been on the Touratech site and the CBars and bash plate say more coming.

BTW, did a sweet Cape Breton ride with a friend last August.

He was on his BMW800GS and I was on my...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By RideOn2
Almost a Tiger 955 owner. Armor ???

Been reading lots of 955 threads and believe I have a handle on what I'll need.

Crash Bars

Bash Plate

Center Stand

Touratech for Crash Bars and Bash Plate Right???
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,980
Posted By RideOn2
All those are good ideas, try and grab an extra...

All those are good ideas, try and grab an extra week. Charlston is a very cool town but if you don't want to go that far North. Savannah GA has a great Southern Feel.

I spent a couple weeks...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,663
Posted By RideOn2
Haven't read the whole thread but I have back...

Haven't read the whole thread but I have back problems also. I bought a 2000 K1200RS and I can easily do 4-6hrs at a time. I bought the bike when I was 55 and just turned 61 and it still feels great....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By RideOn2
Perhaps look to the model of Hatfied McCoy in...

Perhaps look to the model of Hatfied McCoy in West Virginia. It sure looks like NH.ME,VT could benefit from a linked trail system.

Of course the timing may not be good. All the mayhem in NYC and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-02-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 281,452
Posted By RideOn2
Oh, that's a new species, WormZilla. bred to...

Oh, that's a new species, WormZilla. bred to catch very largemouth Bass.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 281,452
Posted By RideOn2
Henry, Long ride back??. Living in...

Henry,

Long ride back??. Living in Richmond, I could be in Nags Head in 3hrs.

A friend from W.Ma and I did a ride up to Keene, yesterday. We had lunch at Local Burger and then headed S on 10...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 281,452
Posted By RideOn2
Was hoping to bring the drz up to keene and get a...

Was hoping to bring the drz up to keene and get a little dirty.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 281,452
Posted By RideOn2
Henry(OBX) Are you down there now? I've...

Henry(OBX)

Are you down there now? I've done a spring and fall trip there for the past 20yrs. I go for the Windsurfing.

For Food:Breakfast: Sam and Olmies In Nags Head, Dinner Red Drum and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By RideOn2
My 2 fav RTE were(are) The BBQ Exchange in...

My 2 fav RTE were(are) The BBQ Exchange in GordensVille,VA and in Speerysville,VA The Thorton River Grill.
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