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Forum: Hacks 06-28-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 631,851
Posted By madeouttaglass
"Indian"? My brother's new one looks a bit...

"Indian"? My brother's new one looks a bit heavier.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-17-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,542
Posted By madeouttaglass
:thumb

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,542
Posted By madeouttaglass
But it can be fun. My FJR has seen countless off...

But it can be fun. My FJR has seen countless off road miles and is "Baja Proven" as Dick Cepek would say.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v609/flatglass/DSC01857-1.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 05-11-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,775
Posted By madeouttaglass
I've had a few Urals and rode one through a...

I've had a few Urals and rode one through a winter. I prefer a 1500 or 1800 Goldwing for a winter bike though. Much more wind protection means a more enjoyable ride. I still have my 2010 Gear Up and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-02-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 119,864
Posted By madeouttaglass
I'm glad you enjoyed the trip Scooter Addict....

I'm glad you enjoyed the trip Scooter Addict. I've also read many ride reports and figured writing a few would be my way of giving back. It's also nice to look back and relive some of a ride.
When...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-25-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 21,234
Posted By madeouttaglass
That I could agree with during winter. At the end...

That I could agree with during winter. At the end of April I don't anymore.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 21,234
Posted By madeouttaglass
yep. Been saying that for three shitty winter/...

yep. Been saying that for three shitty winter/ springs now.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 21,234
Posted By madeouttaglass
.....and here we are over a month later. Snowing...

.....and here we are over a month later. Snowing like all hell here in the Bristol Hills. The damn salt trucks were out earlier. That moving truck can't come soon enough.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9,415
Views: 499,797
Posted By madeouttaglass
5" and counting on the top of the Bristol Hills....

5" and counting on the top of the Bristol Hills. Can't get to the new place soon enough. Still a few months out.:cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By madeouttaglass
I'd email Jon through that link for the...

I'd email Jon through that link for the specifics. I don't want to give any wrong information.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-28-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,048
Posted By madeouttaglass
Best of luck on your trip. What made you decide...

Best of luck on your trip. What made you decide on a sidecar? Have you owned one before?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By madeouttaglass
NY Safety Track courses

I see that my buddy Jon has set up a Street Skills course at the safety track. I thought that I'd post it up here to let anyone know about it. Jon's a good guy and if I wasn't going to be 3000 miles...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-28-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 53,574
Posted By madeouttaglass
Another AH RR? In!

Another AH RR? In!
Forum: Americas 03-28-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,835
Posted By madeouttaglass
I've been through the area on a bunch of 2 (and...

I've been through the area on a bunch of 2 (and 3) wheelers. I'd suggest a few nights in Maggie Valley, then a few at the Ironhorse motorcycle resort.
WTT has some great maps with scenic local...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
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: 9,415
Views: 499,797
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: 2,971
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: 1,042
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: Epic Ride Reports 02-17-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 34,142
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: 355
Views: 21,234
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: 42,464
Posted By madeouttaglass
Nah, The Ducati guys know theirs sound better. :D

Nah, The Ducati guys know theirs sound better. :D
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-31-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 34,142
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: 1,377
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: 1,377
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: 894
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: 830
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: 894
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: 2,585
Views: 910,989
Posted By madeouttaglass
How about 4x6 feet then? :hide

How about 4x6 feet then?






:hide
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 910,989
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: 984
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: 984
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: 355
Views: 21,234
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: 355
Views: 21,234
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: 355
Views: 21,234
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: 355
Views: 21,234
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: 355
Views: 21,234
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: 355
Views: 21,234
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: 355
Views: 21,234
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: 9,415
Views: 499,797
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: 9,415
Views: 499,797
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.
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