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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-30-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By RunLongVT
Awesome! Thanks for the tips! Any midwest...

Awesome! Thanks for the tips!

Any midwest beer geeks out there willing to trade a backyard camping spot for some Heady Topper? I happen to be fortunate enough to live close to the cannery and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-30-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By RunLongVT
I don't, but thanks for the tip anyway. ...

I don't, but thanks for the tip anyway.

Living in Vermont these days, and being a die-hard home-brewer, I'm pumped to hear of the brew-pup and brewery culture out there! Can't wait to sample...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-30-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By RunLongVT
Thank you for this. Strongly reconsidering this...

Thank you for this. Strongly reconsidering this stop, especially now that someone mentioned the ADVRider rally going on at the same time!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By RunLongVT
Yes, I was planning to go through Canada in at...

Yes, I was planning to go through Canada in at least one direction. Great tips, folks! Oshkosh airshow runs through the 3rd, so if I make it that far soon enough, that would be an option.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By RunLongVT
Wow, awesome suggestions. This is just what I'm...

Wow, awesome suggestions. This is just what I'm looking for. Keep 'em coming!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By RunLongVT
Midwest tour suggestions, early August 2014

Greetings from Vermont! Looking for great destinations and areas to explore in the midwest.

Dates - likely August 1 to 10, 2014.
--This coincides with Pocono NASCAR race, Sturgis Rally, Indy...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,694
Posted By RunLongVT
Ooh, great tip!

Ooh, great tip!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By RunLongVT
Yup - I second that. Best mag out there, and I...

Yup - I second that. Best mag out there, and I have subscribed for several years. Renewed my subscription a few weeks late last week and got an email that they were sending me the issue I missed...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,694
Posted By RunLongVT
Congrats on the gorgeous new bike! I too,...

Congrats on the gorgeous new bike!

I too, found the gearing ludicrous and geared it down. You couldn't shift into 6th doing less than 80 or the engine wasn't happy. It now feels like it has...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,639
Posted By RunLongVT
Hmm.... Jorge's strategy for some time now has...

Hmm.... Jorge's strategy for some time now has been to get out front immediately and stay there, running lap after flawless lap, using his corner speed advantage while riding alone to extend his lead...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,576
Posted By RunLongVT
Well, you've done it again Mark; kept me up way...

Well, you've done it again Mark; kept me up way too late reading another awe-inspiring tale of epic adventure and far off emergency rooms. Congrats on a great trip, and sorry about all that rain. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 153,985
Posted By RunLongVT
Genuine Stella 2T - super low miles - Burlington VT

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=778376


Stella 2T scooter - much like vintage Vespa - 2009 with 900 miles - Burlington VT
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35,105
Views: 8,755,454
Posted By RunLongVT
At about 2:50 in that video, the narrator...

At about 2:50 in that video, the narrator mentions that the rider at the moment is "Shakey," which refers to Shane Byrne, multiple BSB champ and MotoGP rider. :eek1

While these later...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35,105
Views: 8,755,454
Posted By RunLongVT
Holy crap! That's Big George Hincapie!

Holy crap! That's Big George Hincapie!
Forum: Racing 01-13-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 549,156
Posted By RunLongVT
Ew. His fingernails have always grossed me out. ...

Ew. His fingernails have always grossed me out.

Shame about the finger, though.
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,508
Posted By RunLongVT
Check in your pants cuffs, too, if applicable. ...

Check in your pants cuffs, too, if applicable. You'd be amazed...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-27-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 153,985
Posted By RunLongVT
Prima expansion pipe for Stella 2T or Vespa PX125 150

Used briefly; fabulous power and sound but decided it wasn't for me.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=744949
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By RunLongVT
+1. The Race Tech book is superb. Technical...

+1.

The Race Tech book is superb. Technical illustrations by a forum inmate, too.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,601
Posted By RunLongVT
Hey John, yeah, I've thought of that, but I'd...

Hey John, yeah, I've thought of that, but I'd like it to be a little less quirky and a little more traditional than the TW200 builds I've seen. Thanks for the suggestion, though. Heading off to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,601
Posted By RunLongVT
Scottro, thank you SO much for that information! ...

Scottro, thank you SO much for that information! I can't believe I hadn't figured that out yet!

Others, thank you one and all for your votes for the TU250. I am definitely a fan of this bike and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,601
Posted By RunLongVT
Thanks, Clayjars, the TU250 is nice (when you can...

Thanks, Clayjars, the TU250 is nice (when you can find one) but I'm looking for something cheaper; something easier to work on and tune (carbed); and something built by me. :D

You know, the CB100...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,601
Posted By RunLongVT
Best small thumper for neo-retro commuter project?

I have a 1972 Honda CB100 that I have really enjoyed as a commuter and on a few country-side rides, but I hate the vintage charging system and wiring. I'd love to build up a small-displacement, air...
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,556
Posted By RunLongVT
Go visit your local locksmith with what you've...

Go visit your local locksmith with what you've got. You might be surprised. My local guy can make a new key based only on the lock for about $60.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By RunLongVT
Seeing as your advance unit reaches full advance...

Seeing as your advance unit reaches full advance at about the RPM range you start to get normal performance, perhaps your advance unit is stuck in its advance position, thus making the low-rpm spark...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,799
Posted By RunLongVT
Another British mag, BIKE, did a test of the new...

Another British mag, BIKE, did a test of the new Strom and said it was so much better than the old one that it wasn't even fair to compare the two. Sounds like the updates are not just cosmetic. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,549
Posted By RunLongVT
Did they call you before they drilled? In my...

Did they call you before they drilled? In my opinion, if you didnt get to make that call and get warned of the possible risks, it's their fault. I'm a moto mechanic and that's how I'd do it. -...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,518
Posted By RunLongVT
I heard a rumor recently that the TT organizers...

I heard a rumor recently that the TT organizers were thinking big and hoping to launch a worldwide series of real-road races. :wings

I'm not sure whether this would, by increasing the...
Forum: Racing 03-17-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 603,879
Posted By RunLongVT
Ummm... but how do we discuss MotoGP without...

Ummm... but how do we discuss MotoGP without reference to results? At what point does a "spoiler" become "yesterday's news"?

Personally, I think if you don't want to know what happened in a...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,172
Posted By RunLongVT
Hi there. I have the relays and the PC-8. The...

Hi there. I have the relays and the PC-8. The relays keep your headlight wattage from eventually burning out your handlebar switch, which has been a recurring problem for some folks, and supposedly...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,946
Posted By RunLongVT
Took my '06 DL650 out for the first ride of the...

Took my '06 DL650 out for the first ride of the season today. Lately I've been hankering for something new and have considered selling the Wee for something faster and sportier. Today's ride put a...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,400
Posted By RunLongVT
Gee, waiting until it melts. That's smart. I...

Gee, waiting until it melts. That's smart. I dropped my Wee today in the driveway, trying to wrestle it out of it's ice-prison. :cry
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By RunLongVT
That was my exact thought - I bet there's another...

That was my exact thought - I bet there's another one you don't know about. Have you checked a manual or bike-specific forum?

I recently picked up a few old CB100 engines, and they have a spinner...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By RunLongVT
For a superb explanation about the internals of...

For a superb explanation about the internals of all fork types, including the latest BPF Showa forks, check out Race Tech's Motorcycle Suspension Bible. It includes step-by-step photo tutorials of...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By RunLongVT
Excellent! Thanks for the advice, folks! I have...

Excellent! Thanks for the advice, folks! I have now run a few searches for those and they seem to be out there in greater numbers. I tell ya, though, I'm down here in the DR on a family vacation,...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By RunLongVT
Any other tanks fit CB100 frame?

I'm refurbishing a 1972 CB100 and the tank is a rust disaster. The filler neck is flaking away, allowing gas to slosh all over, and even the lined interior is bubbling and peeling away. CB100 tanks...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,541
Posted By RunLongVT
Glad to have you back in one piece, Mark!

Glad to have you back in one piece, Mark!
Forum: Canada 09-14-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By RunLongVT
Thanks for the encouragement, Drew, but I think...

Thanks for the encouragement, Drew, but I think I'm looking at points south at this point. I'm now seeing snow forecasts and temps in the teens for HVGB.

Anyone heading down to the AMA races...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,541
Posted By RunLongVT
Great report so far, Mark! Looks like you guys...

Great report so far, Mark! Looks like you guys had great weather for the most part.

Labrador was crawling with motorcycles this year!

I was planning on heading up on September 21, but...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By RunLongVT
I planned an out-and-back for the simple reason...

I planned an out-and-back for the simple reason that I wanted to ride it twice. I really like riding on gravel and wanted to make as many miles as possible of this trip on gravel roads in this...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By RunLongVT
Hope you had a nice ride. As I said, it...

Hope you had a nice ride.

As I said, it was entirely contingent on weather, road conditions and travel delays, and was admittedly optimistic. Not having had any luck arranging travel partners,...
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