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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Yeah same here. I love discovering new local...

Yeah same here. I love discovering new local sights like that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-17-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,755
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Hey Walter. Yeah we definitely crossed paths...

Hey Walter. Yeah we definitely crossed paths yesterday. :clap Fine weather for riding and looks like you got a good turn-out. Rick pointed out that pie place in PA near 80. I gotta check that place...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-15-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By captaincaveman1999
10-16 - NJ / PA Delaware Water Gap Ride

http://www.meetup.com/central-jersey-motorcycle-riders-group/events/36616472/

Meetspot is Sunday at Hope NJ at 9am. Route will be mixed surfaces through the DWG. Click the link for more details.
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Hey Rick, yeah I would've reached out to you and...

Hey Rick, yeah I would've reached out to you and some other inmates if I needed more guys to help out.

And no, we won't attempt to recreate the path I took on Friday. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Pulled out the choke, turned the key, and pressed...

Pulled out the choke, turned the key, and pressed the starter. Turned over and immediately settled into a fast idle.

What's funny is that after all that. After dropping the bike countless times...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
What's a guy to do? I'm supposed to lead another...

What's a guy to do? I'm supposed to lead another DS ride next Saturday. LOL. Can't do that without the bike.

So on Sunday I returned with a rescue party of sorts.

Skip to two days later....
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
According to the GPS, another road is only about...

According to the GPS, another road is only about a 1/4 mile away down the side of the mountain.

Eventually the track steepened. Steeper than any off road ride I've ever been on. Steeper than my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Of course the road going up the mountain was...

Of course the road going up the mountain was extremely steep. There's a section that's full of big rocks with a trench up the middle.

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Yes indeed. Scroll down and you'll see despite...

Yes indeed. Scroll down and you'll see despite some setbacks I was able to make it home eventually. :clap

Just keep an eye on the weather. I'll cancel if its pouring.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Thanks for the comments. . Anyway, after...

Thanks for the comments. .

Anyway, after checking out the lake I dived back into the Gap's back roads and came across this old relic. Like many of the buildings in the Recreation Area, she's seen...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
That's it for now. I'll post more later when I...

That's it for now. I'll post more later when I get home. I'll also try to show why I should've listened to the wife! In case you're guessing, this ride did not end well. haha.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Lunch stop along the Delaware off 209. ...

Lunch stop along the Delaware off 209.


http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g221/philipw5979/9-16-11%20-%20DWG%20Totts%20Gap%20Road/0916111226a.jpg


Mid-ride snack. I usually try to eat...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Some folks call the NPS's attitude toward the...

Some folks call the NPS's attitude toward the roads and abandoned communities in the DWG benign neglect. Well, here's an old paved farm road crumbling back into the earth. Eventually this will wind...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Stay on this road long enough and you'll...

Stay on this road long enough and you'll eventually hit this. The trunk is as big as a semi and trailer.


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Into Walpack. A thriving farming community 40...

Into Walpack. A thriving farming community 40 years ago, it's a ghost town today. It's past is a legacy of the Army Corp of Engineers failed bid to plug the Delaware with a massive concrete dam....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By captaincaveman1999
My ride thru the Delaware Water Gap (or how I learned I should listen to the wife!)

I posted this at a local Meetup.com site for CNJ motorcyclists. Thought I'd share here too. Apologies for lower quality cell phone pics...

Last Friday I took the day off from work and decided to...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Have you tried reaching out to BWM apparel...

Have you tried reaching out to BWM apparel directly? I was in a similar dilemma over connecting my Joe Rocket riding pants to various non-JR jackets. Only took one email to JR customer service and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-13-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,210
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Up in the catskills. ...

Up in the catskills.



http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g221/philipw5979/8-11-06_Catskills_Adr/DSCN0203.jpg

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Move this to Sat and I'm in. That meetspot is 5...

Move this to Sat and I'm in. That meetspot is 5 minutes from me - I'm off Readington rd.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Yeah man thanks for leading Walt. Great route....

Yeah man thanks for leading Walt. Great route. Fast pace. :eek1 Think I was breaking my own rule a few times about "riding your own pace" (preach that one to folks who come on my rides). :lol3

Yup...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Supermoto ehh? I'm down. :clap See ya

Supermoto ehh? I'm down. :clap See ya
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Lots of critters too. :lol3 Some adamantly...

Lots of critters too. :lol3 Some adamantly against yielding the right of way! Turkeys, deer, suicidal squirrels, little birds...

Yeah I really like twisties with lots of elevation change. Feels...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Great pics Barry. Long time, no see. Yeah that...

Great pics Barry. Long time, no see. Yeah that little road is short but sweet. :clap

Good group. Lots of experience, no dumb moves. We had some close encounters with deer and low flying turkey...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-24-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
See ya there. Looks like we'll dodge rain for...

See ya there. Looks like we'll dodge rain for most of the day.... hopefully.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
This ride is on. Unless it's pouring Sunday...

This ride is on. Unless it's pouring Sunday morning at 8am, I'll be at the Shell. Tomorrow's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies w/ chance of showers. Think we'll be OK.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Good roads. Thanks. The loop around Black River...

Good roads. Thanks. The loop around Black River near Hacklebarney is part of the route now. :clap

Cokesbury is another good one. Would rattle the fillings out of a sportbike rider's head but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Hey Jack. The moto world is a small one indeed. I...

Hey Jack. The moto world is a small one indeed. I cross paths with folks from the various moto sites/forums all the time.

In case others haven't guessed already, i'm Phil at the meetup site.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
That could be grueling - slabbing at 70 mph on a...

That could be grueling - slabbing at 70 mph on a DRZ 400 feels like riding a blender set to liquify. :lol3:lol3 I avoid it at all possible costs.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Ok mother nature is not cooperating for Saturday....

Ok mother nature is not cooperating for Saturday. Ride is changed to Sunday. See ya.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Keeping an eye on Sat's weather. I'll post...

Keeping an eye on Sat's weather. I'll post whether we are go or no go Friday night.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Nice bike. Another SM. Perfect bike for this kind...

Nice bike. Another SM. Perfect bike for this kind of route. I'm on a DRZ. Yeah feel free to offer up some suggestions. Always looking for new roads.

So far that's 5 riders including the RSVPs at...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-18-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22,222
Views: 1,476,216
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Sorry, that ain't right. Leave it the way you...

Sorry, that ain't right. Leave it the way you found it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-18-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Roughly what the route will look like. ...

Roughly what the route will look like.

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-18-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By captaincaveman1999
4/24 Sunday: NJ Dual Sport / Super Moto Ride

EDIT: Ride moved from Sat (23rd) to Easter Sunday on account of the weather.


Meetspot: Shell Station in Bedminster at 206 / Lamington Rd

Time: 9am, Stands up 9:30.

Route: I have a route...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,375
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Yup we'll do this again. Plan on posting...

Yup we'll do this again.

Plan on posting another ride for next Sat, 23rd.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,375
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Can you do the posted limit or slightly above?...

Can you do the posted limit or slightly above? Are you comfortable riding technical, twisty paved roads? I do maintain a spirited pace on the paved twisty sections but always wait for everyone of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,375
Posted By captaincaveman1999
We got four riders in total. Good group. We had...

We got four riders in total. Good group. We had two KTM adventure bikes, a Tiger, and me on a supermoto. Everyone was experienced and seemed to know what they were doing and rode within their limits....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,375
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Roads are wet right now at 6:30 but sure the sun...

Roads are wet right now at 6:30 but sure the sun will burn off the moisture by 9am. This ride is on!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,375
Posted By captaincaveman1999
Thanks man. See the others at the shell.

Thanks man. See the others at the shell.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,375
Posted By captaincaveman1999
OK this ride is on. Forecast for w/e was all over...

OK this ride is on. Forecast for w/e was all over the place earlier in the week. Looks like the tea leaves say Sat will be dry and 61. Good enough for me.:clap
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