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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,233
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Done, and Thanks for posting

Looking forward to my Colorado trek..... :deal
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,316
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Looks like a nice quiet oasis

I never check here on the Vendor's thread but am glad I took a look tonight. I'm planning a CO/UT multi-week trip this coming Aug/early Sept. I'll be camping most nights but this looks like just the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-23-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 62,705
Posted By CO-or-bust
Talking For whatever it's worth (and I know it ain't much...

For whatever it's worth (and I know it ain't much :deal), PLEASE make it the first weekend in June (as in the 1st full weekend, June 6-7!!!)... The list of weekends with conflicts, including...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-12-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 336,001
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Dave"s little world

Dave, you really are Da' MAN!!! Start off with beautiful scenery, great eye and composition, and then add some inspired post production work...

Can't wait for your next little adventure that you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By CO-or-bust
Trust me, I am NOT looking forward to trekking...

Trust me, I am NOT looking forward to trekking around ANYWHERE on Memorial Day Weekend :puke1. I AM, however, really looking forward to catching up and riding with an old college buddy :freaky. And...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question VA/WV trail riding suggestions needed...

Riding my Husky TE610 from NJ to meet up with an old college buddy to camp-n-ride over Memorial Day Weekend. He lives somewhere near Fairfax, VA and we'll figure somewhere to go for the weekend ---...
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,228
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Interested...

Roberto, I am intrigued!

My old college roommate is from Germany, lives here in the States and has become a U.S. Citizen, but has been trying to convince me to go ride through the Alps with him in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,354
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Boots and water crossings or rain

I have, and love my Alpinestars Tech 3s ($220). Sturdy and stable, without being ski boot uncomfortable (Totally comfortable, day after day for riding. But you don't wanna walk around town in them on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26,803
Views: 3,857,953
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question License plate/tail end replacement suggestions please...

Well, it finally happened. Snapped off my license plate and bracket/holder while riding in the Berkshire Trailrider's "Triple" ride a couple weekends back... Didn't know it happened until another...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 264,510
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb That would be great and much appreciated! I...

That would be great and much appreciated! I prefer ear buds to speakers to, or always wear earplugs when not playing tunes.

Thanks!
Forum: Face plant 06-28-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,143
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eek Rats on stilts

Deer = rats on stilts.

I try my very best to NOT ride at dusk, when they are wildly active and MUCH more so here in northern NJ, a half hour outside of NYC than most of you would believe...

I...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question Butler Maps Colorado version #3

I bought Butler Maps Colorado map a couple years ago --- and loved it.

I then bought version #2 with DualSport tracks added --- NICE upgrade --- and I love it.

They recently came out with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 187,624
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Got the tracks!

Error cooled,

I got the gps tracks --- Thanks!!! Cannot wait to give this a run later this summer. I've been doing lots of Dual Sport weekend camp-n-ride, organized weekends over the last coupe...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-03-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 86,013
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Possible southern TNJT dates...

Doug, I've read and enjoyed a couple of your RR's over the last couple of years, ride (and ski) up in the Catskills, rode and camped along Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway, and have a love...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26,803
Views: 3,857,953
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Brake line and clutch cable (from OP)

Thanks Taranis, Baroquenride, and Jonxx (+ 1lunger who also pm'd me) for the input --- this, among many others, is the reason I love advrider...:deal

I have not decided on the specific brake line...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 05-29-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,162
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Lot o' grey hair in those (great) pic's...

Great pic's! Thanks for sharing the link.

Couldn't help but notice that there were a lot of grey hairs in your pic's, and I LOVE it!!! I'm not too far behind, coming up on 48 in a couple months,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26,803
Views: 3,857,953
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question Brake line and clutch cable replacement

'09 TE610 with 12,000+ miles

Front brake line began seeping brownish liquid out of abrasions in the line, up near the speedometer, while out on the trail in the middle of a Dual Sport weekend ride...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,813
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Great idea AND set-up!

Steve/"bungie4",

This is a great idea and it looks like your implementation is well thought out and refined over time.

I hope to never need to use this service, but in addition to my Spot...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By CO-or-bust
My Spot stays on my body...

I use the Spot arm strap and have it on my left upper arm, where I don't even realize it's there, and no problems of interference with my gps.

More importantly, in my mind anyway, is that when you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26,803
Views: 3,857,953
Posted By CO-or-bust
Cry Thanks, Bruce! That's exactly the kind of input...

Thanks, Bruce! That's exactly the kind of input I was looking for. I have a Honda 750 Shadow A.C.E. (bought used) that came with a Memphis Shade windscreen that DROVE ME CRAZY with vibrations,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26,803
Views: 3,857,953
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question TE windscreen

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k243/brucekading/IMG_0399_zps82e903af.jpg

Bruce (aka: boeing737driver),

What windscreen is that on your new-to-you TE? Is it a Lynx? Have you ridden similar...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5,112
Views: 511,772
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eek 5 hours???

And

RRM707 followed up with, "I was going to say the same thing!" (Sorry, I haven't learned the Post multiple "Quotes" trick yet...)

Have you guys ever heard of this cool new thing, Google...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5,112
Views: 511,772
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eh? You must mean when you passed a Firebird or...

You must mean when you passed a Firebird or Camaro, parked in a parking lot, right??? :deal

And apologies to my fellow Inmates for continuing the "banter" and not posting a good "Find" for you all...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,519
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Grub, I'm the OP and I like your idea of late Aug...

Grub, I'm the OP and I like your idea of late Aug and into September.

And thanks to all you CO "locals" for your input --- mucho appreciativo... :evil

Brendan
aka: "CO-or-bust"
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,519
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question Why are all (OK, most) of the CO Rallies in July???

Lots of reading and researching, including here on ADV, in State of Colorado catalogs, on-line, even Hiking forums, etc. has all lead me to believe that September is the best time to ride in Colorado...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26,803
Views: 3,857,953
Posted By CO-or-bust
"Wrench" symbol reset

His Pistolship, thanks for Posting your question about the "wrench" light on the speedo, and even more importantly thanks to aaron2a for Posting the detailed steps for the reset --- I knew what it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,112
Views: 511,772
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Agree with one Poster's thought that this maybe...

Agree with one Poster's thought that this maybe should be moved to the Regional and/or Trip Planning type of thread but LOVE the idea and DEFINITELY would wanna be "IN", if a group can work it out...
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 106,891
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Also, one more vote (nor sure if we really get a...

Also, one more vote (nor sure if we really get a "vote" at this point, but I'm casting mine anyway) for a (easily replaceable) heavy gauge plastic clip/connector vs the single metal "snap"...

Love...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 31,207
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eh? Don't let that stop you...

Don't let that hold you up --- it didn't stop Congress...

Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi: "So we have to pass the Bill so that you can find out what's in it..." :deal :eek1 :puke1

And now...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-18-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By CO-or-bust
8+ hours of video...

Dwstrong,

Good luck with the upcoming trip and good to look for input form other Inmates who've done similar treks.

My $0.02 though is to get a wifi remote for your go-pro (or other camera you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 103,223
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question North Flugistanian looking for some Tahoe "Local Knowledge"...

Boston guy, now living in NJ looking for a little local Tahoe knowledge...

I am 90% sure that I am going to be signing up to run in the Tahoe "Tough Mudder" 10-12 mile long obstacle course this...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,821,007
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Also, I love my Eureka Backcountry 2 tent with...

Also, I love my Eureka Backcountry 2 tent with it's 14" poles (standard). It's a great tent and it's 15" pack size EASILY fits wherever I want/need it --- in my Giant Loop Great Basin and also my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26,803
Views: 3,857,953
Posted By CO-or-bust
Cool2 A vote for GIANT LOOP bags, for my purposes...

A vote for GIANT LOOP bags, for my purposes anyway...

I live in New Jersey and need to ride TO the good riding areas in PA, NY, MA, CT, VT, etc. I generally ride to Dual Sport weekends and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 73,311
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb +1 and subscribed

+1 on good intro. I actually appreciate a little background as to who you (the RR writer) are and what drove/allowed you to take on whatever trek you're setting out on.

So thanks for opening the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-16-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eh? Wtf???

Or maybe an escapee from a local "clinic"... :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question Sun Oct 13: Any Dirty Riders in Hunter Mt. NY area?

Rode Hunter Mt. last weekend at the BMW Color in the Catskills and had a great time!

Will be back in area hiking Kaaterskill Falls with a group on Saturday Oct. 12th. Plan to break off from the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 19,629
Posted By CO-or-bust
Laugh Any Hunter area Riders willing/wanting to ride off-road this weekend?

Sorry about the minor hi-jack here guys :eek1, but I'm going to be hiking Kaaterskill Falls and some surrounding terrain with a group this coming Saturday (Oct. 12th). Then the group is off to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 378,186
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Last weekend at "BMW Color in the Catskills" at Hunter Mt. NY

WHAT a GREAT weekend!!!

BEAUTIFUL Fall colors and AWESOME riding up, down, and around Hunter Mt. Ski Bowl --- this is the one weekend a year that they allow access to the mountain --- and it's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-07-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 285,994
Posted By CO-or-bust
Okay, so it's not the Swiss Alps or the Dolomites...

But it WAS a BEAUTIFUL Fall weekend of riding at the BMW Color in the Catskills rally at Hunter Mountain ski resort in the Catskill Mt's in Upstate New York. This was the one weekend per year that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 19,629
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Foliage, mud, and wipe-outs, oh my...

Here are a few shots and then a link to a smugmug Gallery Slideshow --- don't bother clickin' it if you don't want to see a LOT of pix.... :deal

Foliage...
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