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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 07:06 PM
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Posted By MWValley
Who knew?

http://www.yuenglingsicecream.com/

If it's as good as their beer, I want some of this. Going to Cape May NJ in two weeks. I might need to load up with dry ice and bring some of this creamy...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,924
Posted By MWValley
I go with (the) Flo. I have for many years. I...

I go with (the) Flo. I have for many years. I have a nearly new DL650 and DR650. Massive coverage on both bikes for uninsured motorists, roadside assistance, $3,000 worth accessories per bike with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
That V-Strom is never going to overheat. I've...

That V-Strom is never going to overheat. I've got about 60,000 V-Strom miles so far and I can barely ever remember the fan kicking on. Radiator and oil cooler seem to do a good job. Even when...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
Correct! The Dragon on most days is a circus. ...

Correct! The Dragon on most days is a circus. There are better roads to ride not far from there that don't bore you and put you at risk from unskilled riders and drivers alike.

I rode the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
New Progressive ad. I love it! Go with the Flo, eh?

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg215/45th_Parallel/floonaKTM_zps34c8fb86.png
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,474
Posted By MWValley
Wade is steering you straight. The northern end...

Wade is steering you straight. The northern end of the Paul Hill Road is NOT big bike friendly. Not for mere mortal riders anyhow. Jimmy Lewis could probably ride an R1200GS up that sucker but I am...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,474
Posted By MWValley
If anybody needs help with any part of the...

If anybody needs help with any part of the northern half of the route, I am familiar with it and happy to help you. I live up here on the route. Bring a paper map, the DeLorme Atlas and Gazetteer is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
I appreciate the sage advice! Now I have to plan...

I appreciate the sage advice! Now I have to plan a ride that will end in PA for the night. Hmmm..... I can do that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
Thanks! I can't tell you glad I was to hear the...

Thanks! I can't tell you glad I was to hear the Dale's wasn't all that great. Here I am thinking it's taken me years to nail down some Yuengling on my own and now I've got to go figure out where to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
Based on years of rave reviews I had to pick up...

Based on years of rave reviews I had to pick up some of this while I was visiting my son on the south Jersey shore. I hope it's good. :evil I listened to tiny bottle ringing noises on every bump...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,034
Posted By MWValley
Bravo, mon ami! Bravo. I will follow your...

Bravo, mon ami! Bravo. I will follow your progress with keen interest.

The Hampster Ride. I can't wait. I've just put new tires on the V-Strom, too.

Now I just need a day off!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
I never had the pleasure of knowing Nate. But any...

I never had the pleasure of knowing Nate. But any of those photos makes me sure in an instant, that I'd have been pleased to know him.

The sparkle in his eyes reminds me very much of my 25-year...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
UT Rt 12

Just back in town after 2,000+ miles of American Southwest street riding. If I had known it was that good, I'd have gone there 30 years ago. OK I am a slow learner. I'll have to live with that.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
RT? Are you going daft old man?! They don't...

RT? Are you going daft old man?! They don't even make knobbies to fit that beast! :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
FREE leftover KLR parts for A model Kaw

I happen to know an outfitter which is giving away, FREE to any one who wants these parts. One side of the Studebaker type KLR650 crashbars. I think it's the right side. Also the right side KLR650...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
Now if they'd been driving Rovers they'd be fine....

Now if they'd been driving Rovers they'd be fine. :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,459
Posted By MWValley
EVERYWHERE! Vermont is awesome. Do this....

EVERYWHERE! Vermont is awesome.

Do this. Buy a DeLorme's Atlas and Gazetteer for Vermont. Best twenty bucks you'll ever spend. Find all the little roads often shown as a dotted line. Go ride...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
Very, very clean V-Strom! Where'd you ever find...

Very, very clean V-Strom! Where'd you ever find such a thing?!! :eek1
(Hey my friend, the title is in the mail. Ride well and far!)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
With basic mechanical tools you can do it...

With basic mechanical tools you can do it yourself. It's not really that hard. I did two of them this winter. If an old Air Force guy can do it well, it can't be that complicated. How many miles...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
Bob, I don't know these guys but there's a dude...

Bob, I don't know these guys but there's a dude in Vermont who will be in a number of future episodes. They call him Captain Two Stroke. I know him better as Walter MacNeil from Danville VT. He is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,791
Posted By MWValley
Was there ever any doubt? :huh

Was there ever any doubt? :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
Local guy goes to work for KTM

This is interesting (to me anyhow). My Tucker Rocky (giant motorcycle parts and gear distributors) representative for the past many years, is now the KTM regional sales manager dude for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,791
Posted By MWValley
I will pop over there if you like. Just say the...

I will pop over there if you like. Just say the word. That is if it's passable without a snow machine. Because I don't have a snow machine.

Christ oh shit Buddy! I've heard folks from upta...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,573
Posted By MWValley
Truer words were never spoken (or typed). It's...

Truer words were never spoken (or typed). It's predominantly heavily unmuffled H-D action on the (usually two), Ride to the Sky day(s).
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,791
Posted By MWValley
Yes. Up here near Whitehorse we got 14 inches of...

Yes. Up here near Whitehorse we got 14 inches of snow last night. More coming Saturday and potentially a MONSTER Noreaster for next Wednesday. :huh

As my buddy in Millinocket might say, "Got...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
I had never seen a set of Pilot Road 4's until...

I had never seen a set of Pilot Road 4's until last Saturday when I helped a friend install a pair on his 2013 V-Strom. Very good looking tires with super-deep tread. He said, "They're supposed to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
snow, snow, more snow

Snowin' wicked hahd in Conway. There's going to be a lot of snowblowin' at oh-dark-thirty tomorrow.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By MWValley
I live not all that far from Ride the Wilds and I...

I live not all that far from Ride the Wilds and I have some friends who are active ATV riders and trail network activists. They tell me motorcycles are not allowed on any of this trail network. I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 21,731
Posted By MWValley
Ride on. If your travels bring you to the...

Ride on. If your travels bring you to the mountains of northern New England, let me know. I've got two Wee Stroms in the garage, plenty of tools, space, and some of the best riding in the NE USA...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
Every design has its advantages. By which I mean...

Every design has its advantages. By which I mean your rolling table is trés cool. Never would have occurred to me to put wheels on it. My wife thinks I put my bench in a dumb place, but it's going to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
I like yours better! And your insulation and...

I like yours better! And your insulation and woodstove even more. My garage is big but very cold. The Easter Bunny may bring me a MIG welder this year. If he does the first thing I am going to make...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
This is my home-made bike workbench. My buddy Al...

This is my home-made bike workbench. My buddy Al from Chatham (a house builder) has been making these for years. He and his brothers are prolific motorcyclists of the dirt and street kinds so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2014, 04:49 PM
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Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
That's the biggest can of Ski Whiz I've ever...

That's the biggest can of Ski Whiz I've ever seen. Where's the spray nozzle? I hope you have a lot of crackers.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
My DR is bone stock in the engine and suspension...

My DR is bone stock in the engine and suspension department. Actually it's all bone stock except for the bash plate and short windscreen. I think it's most excellent. I've ridden it to NW VT and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,503
Posted By MWValley
Not true at all. Many towns in NH have absurdly...

Not true at all. Many towns in NH have absurdly LOW property taxes, so if you choose your NH town wisely you pay no sales tax, no income tax, and stupid low property taxes. Towns like Wolfeboro,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,791
Posted By MWValley
Last year there was only one fairly brief period...

Last year there was only one fairly brief period of time where the line looked intimidating. I heard from a guy I know :evil... that 800 riders had lunch on Whitehorse that day and most of them...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-27-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
It's so hard NOT to look at moving aircraft when...

It's so hard NOT to look at moving aircraft when you're driving/riding, eh? You're absolutely correct. 15 years ago I was at an airshow held over the FAA Air Traffic radar facility near Nashua. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-27-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
If I am not mistaken, the MA Air Guard F-15...

If I am not mistaken, the MA Air Guard F-15 squadron left Cape Cod and re-settled in Westfield MA some years ago. So, it's possible those were MAANG jets. They might be the closest Eagles. Yes they...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-27-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43,827
Views: 2,476,772
Posted By MWValley
Cool. What did it look like? Color, shape, any...

Cool. What did it look like? Color, shape, any markings? Old aircraft crew chiefs are just crazy curious about stuff like that.

Low, fast flyers are amazing. In the summer of '81 I was heading...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-27-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,791
Posted By MWValley
Thanks big guy! Way to go. If there is...

Thanks big guy! Way to go.

If there is anything I can do as I live here in North Cornflakes, you just say the word. Know that if while you're in the area, should anyone needs tools, garage...
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