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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,221
Posted By dblacknj
Very interesting. I'm hoping to go to the...

Very interesting. I'm hoping to go to the Corduroy Enduro a few days early
just to explore. This would be perfect.

Could you name the places where you found gas?
From previous trips to the area...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 20,091
Posted By dblacknj
MX456E Solid White

Could you tell me what is the situation with the MX456E Solid White?
I see pictures of it in various web sites.

ls2helmets.us/_live/catalog - has a picture, but no part number.
...
Forum: Trials 06-03-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,821
Posted By dblacknj
Is there a travel agency running tours to the...

Is there a travel agency running tours to the SSDT?
I've been on the AMA ISDE tour twice and was thinking of something similar.


An iPad app is not manufacturing. - D. Bachman
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By dblacknj
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,693
Posted By dblacknj
I give, what is the black bike on the left ?

I give, what is the black bike on the left ?
Forum: Racing 12-29-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By dblacknj
Dakar 2014 - USA Contingent

Searching the Dakar.com brings out the USA contingent.

BIKES:
92 JOHNSON MIKE (USA) HONDA
167 HARDY PETER (USA) KTM
186 MUGGLETON KEVIN (USA) HONDA

CARS:
305 GORDON ROBBY (USA)...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-29-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By dblacknj
Ride the Wilds, Coos County NH

This supposedly opened last summer, but I haven't seen any comments anywhere.
Yes it emphasises ATVs and avoids bikes. They most have used
Hatfield McCoy as a model. Digging deeper it seems bikes...
Forum: Trials 12-15-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,765
Posted By dblacknj
I'm 6"2, 260lbs in riding gear, recently picked...

I'm 6"2, 260lbs in riding gear, recently picked up a 2002 Sherco 290. Almost
the exact same bike. A few thoughts

1 - You will need bar risers, longer brake, clutch and throttle cables to
work...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 946,338
Posted By dblacknj
IGA, Wells Township MI

A few years ago, somewhere, I saw a picture of this IGA with an Honda XR parked out front.
Someone mentioned it was in the UP, but didn't remember where.

This summer I took the long way from NJ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By dblacknj
Party?

Not much of a party. Camping is in the field behind the firehouse.
Your still in town, so it's rather quite.

2012:...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-13-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,428
Posted By dblacknj
Thanks 2 all, sounds like there's nothing to...

Thanks 2 all, sounds like there's nothing to avoid. This is good.

I've been over the bridge maybe 14 times in the past 20 years.
Last summer was the first time alone. It wasn't fun.

Over the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,428
Posted By dblacknj
Overnite in Manitowic?

July 2013

It's time for my annual pilgrimage from NJ to Six Days of Michigan.
This year the start is in Gwinn Michigan.

Since I have no love for the Mackinac Bridge, thought it would be fun...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By dblacknj
I got there at 12:30 and it was almost over with....

I got there at 12:30 and it was almost over with. Not every one
heard the start was changed from noon to 11am. There were speeches
in the first hour. I missed all of them. Maybe 150+ people.
A...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,857
Posted By dblacknj
Update

Roll forward almost four years to the day...

Sperduton sent in for the maps and we rode a good portion
of this the Friday before 2013 Durty Dabbers DSP.
The maps he received in2013 were the same...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-19-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 818
Posted By dblacknj
Here's the map.

Here's the map.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-19-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 818
Posted By dblacknj
Ontario Gull Lake to Dorset

This is a gpx loop that dates back to 2007.
Can anyone validate or comment on it.
I'm from NJ, not Canada.

Thanks
Dennis
Forum: 2 smokers 09-07-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By dblacknj
1970 Bultaco Brochures

1970 I was in Mr Volkers Seventh Grade Class, John Adams Jr High, Edison NJ.
He was a young teacher, fresh out of college. The first time I saw these brochures
was in the top drawer of Mr Volkers...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By dblacknj
Both

I have both AMA and AAA RV Plus. Used both of them within the past 12 months.
The AMA is good for 35 miles. I used it in Southern NJ last fall. Took almost
four hours for someone to come get me. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,797
Posted By dblacknj
no. 950SE, 1200 miles on the rekluse, no...

no.

950SE, 1200 miles on the rekluse, no major problems.
Now I,m here at Six Days of Michigan and the clutch suddenly
starts slipping. After a few hours of reading and examining
the clutch......
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,338
Posted By dblacknj
Try cycra.com

I just spent 20 minutes roaming through ktmtwins and couldn't find
the blue fenders or guards.

I did find them on cycra.com.
Fork Guard P/N 6902-88 MSRP $39.99
YZF Front Fender Blue P/N...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,229
Posted By dblacknj
Absolute Forkin Loutely ! I live about 3...

Absolute Forkin Loutely !

I live about 3 miles from the ocean on the NJ shore.
Bought this house in 2000. Was supposed to flip it and move west.
The wife had other plans. Now she and my son live...
Forum: Regional forums 03-30-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,684
Posted By dblacknj
Great Lakes Dual Sport Riders www.gldsmc.org ...

Great Lakes Dual Sport Riders www.gldsmc.org

Cycle Conservation Club of Michigan google for the website

Six Days of Michigan


I live in NJ and venture to Michigan every year.
Michigan is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By dblacknj
Matto

I just noticed Matto - Pottsville PA, no longer carries KTM.
Stunned is putting it mildly. Did I miss the memo?

:huh
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 738
Posted By dblacknj
What is it?

In 40 years, I've never sent a bike to the shop to be worked on.
But this is different... "A man's got to know his limitations." (Harry Calahan)

I purchased this boring head on ebay. The green...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18,712
Views: 7,472,648
Posted By dblacknj
Q1 - How long have you had the short turn signals...

Q1 - How long have you had the short turn signals on the rear? Have you had
any problem with them melting? I have an 07 ADV-S with the same signals on the front.

Q2 - Did you paint the glove box,...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-31-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 41,134
Posted By dblacknj
Gee whiz I'm getting old. I bought these same...

Gee whiz I'm getting old. I bought these same boots in 1972.
I found them in the "Aldens" catalog, similar to a Sears Catalog.
Gave my mother the money and she ordered them.

Took the heel off...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 193,211
Posted By dblacknj
Rocky Mountain National Park

My son lives with his Mom a few miles away. He comes over at least
once a week. They left when he was two, so now at nine, every other
weekend with Dad is getting boring. You know the story...
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-23-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 741
Posted By dblacknj
Comments about TrakMaps or GPS Quebec ?

Any thoughts/comments about either of these maps for a Garmin 60csx gps?

1 - TrakMaps- Off-road Motorcycle Quebec

or

2 - GPS Quebec - Province of Quebec 1/20000
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,673
Posted By dblacknj
Very good point.

Very good point.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,673
Posted By dblacknj
Clueless Product Manager

2013 Adventure R 1090
2014 Adventure 1290

I would guess the 2014 Adventure 1290 will msrp for more than
$20k USD. That cuts out most riders under 25yo.

I would also suppose that by 2014,...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,826
Posted By dblacknj
Your absolutely right.

Your absolutely right.
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,006
Posted By dblacknj
tanx

Thanks for the tip. Got one for mine this morning. Little tight but
give it some time in the sun. BTW you forgot to mention that
the color of this particular box is "Rocket Red"!

:wink:
dlb
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By dblacknj
Add clean and repack mufflers.

Add clean and repack mufflers.


You might want to do this at three different price points.

Silver (low)
Things mentioned above

Gold (medium)
Above plus straighten and balance wheels
Forum: Vendors 07-08-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By dblacknj
Comments?

Comments?

http://www.stylmartin.com/

Just another web site that is more wrapped up in impressing the
competition with it's style than informing customers.

I spent quite a few years...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By dblacknj
Insurance

Before I forget....

You guys spooked me when you started hooting about Ontario Health Cards.
Once I got home I found a simple solution if your from the states and
want to ride up north....
...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By dblacknj
Yup, that was me. Had a great time. It was...

Yup, that was me. Had a great time.
It was very similar to the UP of Michigan.
I've ridden Six Days of Michigan numerous times.
The big difference is the UP of Michigan has many more dirt roads....
Forum: Canada 06-17-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By dblacknj
Thanks for the info. Went to the Corduroy in...

Thanks for the info.
Went to the Corduroy in 09, had a great time.
Calaboogie is next on the list.

Wish I had know about Canada years ago...

:D
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By dblacknj
Hmmm Very interesting. Need to do some more...

Hmmm Very interesting.
Need to do some more reading.

thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By dblacknj
Who is the Sandman?

http://dblacknj.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/100317-2007-KTM-990-Adventure/IMG9397/1224830517_ts55P-M.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,922
Posted By dblacknj
Rocket Rex Staten's Ride

Looking for something else and stumbled across this picture.

This bike was ridden by "Rocket Rex" Staten. I saw this at Unadilla sometime in the 70s.
Unfortunately as with most "hill people"...
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