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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 70,760
Posted By David R
There is a library in Copenhagen just a little...

There is a library in Copenhagen just a little bigger and its made out of brick. Good luck anyone finding another one.

Glad to see you are out Chuck. I have been riding as much as weather...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 222,175
Posted By David R
I don't think end play can be adjusted or needs...

I don't think end play can be adjusted or needs to on the camhead.

Have fun
David
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 222,175
Posted By David R
Wicked Worth Posting

We rode about 250 miles today.

China cat

http://fudpucker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mypics/i-s7mBxp6/0/XL/NCM_0494-XL.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6,852
Views: 371,825
Posted By David R
Chinacat and I left Webster at 9:00 67* for...

Chinacat and I left Webster at 9:00 67* for mexico NY. We discussed grabbing the tag on the way back. Motopumps beat us to it. Got home in time for my grandsons 5th birthday party.
Not a drop...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6,852
Views: 371,825
Posted By David R
Laugh Tried

We made a run for it tonight after work, left at 6:30 but didn't make it all the way there. Stopped at Leaf and Bean in Rochester had dinner with my daughter and son in law. Still a nice ride. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6,852
Views: 371,825
Posted By David R
SWEET Penmeister!

SWEET Penmeister!
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 222,175
Posted By David R
I would check throttle cables first make sure one...

I would check throttle cables first make sure one is not pulled out of the ferrel or what ever you call it.

Did you connect the battery with the key on? (I hope not)

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6,852
Views: 371,825
Posted By David R
Laugh Quityerbitchin! The tag is moving and she...

Quityerbitchin!

The tag is moving and she has not even dropped it yet.

Rode to work this morning for the first time. It sure felt good.

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,852
Views: 371,825
Posted By David R
Sweet, Game ON! David

Sweet, Game ON!

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
I know of a nice place n Gasport. No...

I know of a nice place n Gasport. No appointment. He does all my bikes. He will look at brakes tires and lights. Yours is no problem!


David

Sent you a PM.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 222,175
Posted By David R
I do my own maintenance I am a mechanic. ...

I do my own maintenance I am a mechanic. First you only have to check the valves. They may not need adjusting.

I did mine at 20 thousand miles. I set them and synced idle and TB cables. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-04-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
When lived in Copenhagen (1980s), my neighbor...

When lived in Copenhagen (1980s), my neighbor asked me to build an arch. He had a pan, I built the stove. I gathered the sap in 5 gallon buckets by hand. One of my customers was a truss factory...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 70,760
Posted By David R
Yeah! I was looking for something yesterday, but...

Yeah! I was looking for something yesterday, but found nothing. I know where that I love NY is, on the 90 just west of MA.

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
IN weather depending......... You know...

IN weather depending.........


You know how its been.

Tonight I am putting on the saddle bags and going to Wegmans in Brockport (30 miles each way) to do some grocery shopping. The sun...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
I did it! Went home for lunch and got the bike....

I did it! Went home for lunch and got the bike. I couldn't push it through the snow, so I put it in gear for help. The traction control light came on. :D

I rode to work, then we had to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
No picture, but I got out. Went home for...

No picture, but I got out. Went home for lunch, got the bike. I couldn't push it though the snow, so I put it in gear. Traction control light came on. I rode to work, then a little after....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
Its 32 right now. Supposed to get up to 61. ...

Its 32 right now. Supposed to get up to 61. I am leaving work at lunch to get my bike for the first time. I may even go back to work...:cry

I do have a path from the garage to the street. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
Hello, my name is David R and I am a New Yor...

Hello, my name is David R and I am a New Yor state inspector. I have a card. :rofl

New York state says pipes cannot be loud. It also says you cannot stick a broom handle or what ever in the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
I have been using a Joe Rocket Air jacket. Its...

I have been using a Joe Rocket Air jacket. Its cooler than a T shirt. Just be careful, its easy to get dehydrated.

Coming back from Cincinnati where my daughter lived. It was 99*. I parked my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 152,859
Posted By David R
You folks are mean. I crashed once when it was...

You folks are mean. I crashed once when it was cold. Never again. I will wait a few more days. One good rain..... I see Lake George sign in the background. Nice picture.

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
I alternate between snowshoes and the bicycle...

I alternate between snowshoes and the bicycle every day. I fired my bike up today it sounds sweet.

It wont be long now
they said at the circumcision. :D

The old guy on the BMW
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
Been preparing. Don't know how it converts to...

Been preparing. Don't know how it converts to horse power but I lost 20 lbs. Gear still fits. Been riding my bicycle when the road is clear. "It wont be long now" :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
Proof I am from Tug Hill

One last time this year.

http://fudpucker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mypics/i-KDp4N6R/0/L/NCM_0438-L.jpg

http://fudpucker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mypics/i-g3cJnWV/0/L/NCM_0435-L.jpg

I want to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
Thank you! I would pick it up, see you Soon :D ...

Thank you! I would pick it up, see you Soon :D

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
I got out today

I put on my ICON riding jacket and some gloves.
I fired up my bike and got out my air pump to inflate the tires to 40 psi front and rear.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
I saw a few out yesterday, 2 at a bar. I am...

I saw a few out yesterday, 2 at a bar. I am waiting. A few years ago I got a little anxious and went out in January. Temp was 17*. traction was low and I did a low side on my KLX 350SF. I just...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
Not me, I see lots of 45 and 60* V twins. I ride...

Not me, I see lots of 45 and 60* V twins. I ride a 180* V twin.

http://fudpucker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mypics/i-Z7MgfHj/0/L/IMG_20130714_065009-L.jpg

Up to 40 f. today! Pretty soon we will...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6,315
Views: 1,354,614
Posted By David R
Front rebound setting in the middle. Rear shock...

Front rebound setting in the middle.
Rear shock spring on #2 or 3 from the lowest. The factory recommended setting on #5 is way too stiff for me.
Rear damping Start on softest and move it up one...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-23-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
Thank you George, a good read. Getting anxious...

Thank you George, a good read. Getting anxious to ride!

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 152,859
Posted By David R
In the first picture I see a 2 Just a guess,...

In the first picture I see a 2 Just a guess, lock #2.

David
Feeling the sun !
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 505,163
Posted By David R
I think your welds look good and will be fine. ...

I think your welds look good and will be fine. Leaded steel is to lubricate the tool when cutting it. It just turns nice.

I don't think you have a problem.

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
Route 12 to port Lyden, to moose river road, 28...

Route 12 to port Lyden, to moose river road, 28 North to 30 to placid. 3 and 11 are the most boring. Take a look. There are probably better ways.
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 505,163
Posted By David R
You will never weld aluminum "Inexpensive". ...

You will never weld aluminum "Inexpensive". Sorry. Your old arc welder will Scratch start DC TIG and perhaps its a good inexpensive way to get into it.

Get the torches, set up your arc welder...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 505,163
Posted By David R
I think it will crack. There are deoxadisers in...

I think it will crack. There are deoxadisers in the filler that keep the chemical properties of the weld correct.

With Stainless, go for it no filler is the accepted way.
With carbon steel...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-02-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
After a hike, ...

After a hike,

http://fudpucker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mypics/i-mB58DPf/0/L/NCM_0363-L.jpg

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-02-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
I bought new rope just for this. I used 6' 7/32...

I bought new rope just for this. I used 6' 7/32 all cotton clothesline rope.

Start here,
http://fudpucker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mypics/i-hcq9Fh2/0/L/NCM_0359-L.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,677
Posted By David R
I read in total control to turn with the inside...

I read in total control to turn with the inside arm. I tried it and found I twist both arms pulling and pushing depending on the situation using my shoulders.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
Since we can't ride, we can shoot the bull. The...

Since we can't ride, we can shoot the bull. The front half of those shoes were in a fire and the "fine lacing" burnt off. Old man Snyder was a basket maker that lived on tug hill. I fixed his car...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 87,535
Posted By David R
From 1975 to 1980 I made my living through the...

From 1975 to 1980 I made my living through the winters fixing those things. I worked for a Polaris Dealer. One thing I can guarantee is they will break. I got a life time of snowmobiles in 5...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7,823
Views: 330,907
Posted By David R
Bringing my XXX hard cider, electronic torque...

Bringing my XXX hard cider, electronic torque wrench, good VOM, and a tent. Ten bucks is nothing. Can't wait!
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