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Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By SSB
The dogs were having a blast. After Sunday...

The dogs were having a blast. After Sunday bbq/dinner we tried to coax the Newfies back out of the camper. They both stepped outside looked at us and wandered back in to go to sleep.

Yup...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By SSB
That it is. It's not really about the bikes, it's...

That it is. It's not really about the bikes, it's about the people you meet, and places you go, with them. Many of us would have just as good a time if we never threw a leg over the bike all weekend....
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By SSB
Labor Day Weekend: A photo essay

Firewood
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Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2007, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,179
Posted By SSB
Why not just cut the levers? Do you really need...

Why not just cut the levers? Do you really need to be able to put two hands on one lever? Why do you need more than two fingers on the lever? If you have any intention of riding that thing offroad,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By SSB
Well, no one took me up on my offer. :cry ...

Well, no one took me up on my offer. :cry

Of course the offer still stands for anytime.

madrivermaz rode the Beartown loop on his bald MT21's.

We did the hard loop. It was a blast. :D...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2007, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By SSB
Hmm, now you've got me thinking. Should I borrow...

Hmm, now you've got me thinking. Should I borrow the KLR650 and do everything but the hero sections or take the 525 and do it all?

525, see you Sunday morning bright and early. :D

For some...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By SSB
Jersey man, Jersey. That's what they got down in...

Jersey man, Jersey. That's what they got down in South Jersey. Pines and Sand. Thousands of miles of it. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,800
Posted By SSB
73

http://www.pathfindersmc.org/gallery2/d/3580-2/woody003.jpg
This guy is 73. Started riding offroad maybe 8-10 years ago. He don't go fast but he gets where he's going and seems to have a ball doing...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,857
Posted By SSB
Had my 200 suspension dropped an inch by Factory...

Had my 200 suspension dropped an inch by Factory Connection during a revalve. The difference was night and day. At 5'7" I was catching air when I'd go to dab at the most inopportune times. Given the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,045
Posted By SSB
I'm calling BS on a lot of the people claiming to...

I'm calling BS on a lot of the people claiming to give flat tires. 35psi coming out of a car tire makes a lot of noise. People tend to look. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2007, 05:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,988
Posted By SSB
Chainsaw? Trail clearing? Just staple up some...

Chainsaw? Trail clearing? Just staple up some arrows, invite some dirtbiking friends over for the weekend, supply some tent space and a place for a bonfire and bbq, and let 'em ride. Instant trail....
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,316
Posted By SSB
Thumb :D That's the easy stuff in Western Mass. No...

:D
That's the easy stuff in Western Mass. No I'm not kidding.

Looks like you guys had a good time. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,943,309
Posted By SSB
He was FDNY and I know he was there when...

He was FDNY and I know he was there when everything came down. I've just never seen him in any pictures, until now I think. All this happened before I met him and I don't really want to bring it up.
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,943,309
Posted By SSB
Same man?

http://www.pathfindersmc.org/gallery2/d/3601-2/DSC_0032+_Large_.JPG

Is this the same man? Was there a name, number, or any thing else identifying the man in the picture? Maybe it's just me but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2007, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,652,767
Posted By SSB
:thumb If every one of those photos doesn't...

:thumb
If every one of those photos doesn't evoke emotion then you shouldn't own a motorcycle.

I just spent the last half hour watching them scroll through. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,842
Posted By SSB
I no longer drink when I go out unless I'm...

I no longer drink when I go out unless I'm certian I'm going to be there long enough to be well under the legal limit. Just not worth it.
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,943,309
Posted By SSB
Most profound thought of the journey so far.

Most profound thought of the journey so far.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-18-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 198,613
Posted By SSB
A much colder day a few years back with a really...

A much colder day a few years back with a really cheap point and shoot digital.

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Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,943,309
Posted By SSB
Final Revision

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Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,943,309
Posted By SSB
http://www.pathfindersmc.org/members/SSB/advrider/...

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Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,943,309
Posted By SSB
Thumb http://www.pathfindersmc.org/members/SSB/advrider/...

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Good luck, have fun, and enjoy. Thanks...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By SSB
Yup, Lots of ways but I've found this to be the...

Yup,
Lots of ways but I've found this to be the easiest
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx

You want Image Resizer

Once it's installed you just select...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2007, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,393
Posted By SSB
Eek No way! :huh I think your gps is broken....

No way! :huh

I think your gps is broken. That's almost 170 mph for us non-metric thinking folks.

If your gps isn't broken then you certainly have a screw loose. [shaking head] 170 mph on a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By SSB
It's still raining but seems to have lightened up...

It's still raining but seems to have lightened up a bit. I tuck my camera under my jacket and head off towards the barn where the food will be shortly. On the way I wonder around, taking pictures,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By SSB
Early Sunday morning brought the heavy rains. The...

Early Sunday morning brought the heavy rains. The sound of the rain on the metal shed roof rustled me from a sound sleep when it started, but as I lay awake it lulled me back to sleep. An hour or so...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By SSB
More "kids" having fun. ...

More "kids" having fun.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By SSB
The farther north I traveled the more sporadic...

The farther north I traveled the more sporadic the rain became and by 11:30 I was pulling into my usual campsite. I'd always camped down by the equipment barn, just in case it was going to rain. This...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By SSB
Laborless Weekend

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It's some ungodly hour before dawn and the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,999
Posted By SSB
Sure glad I was the one with the camera. When I...

Sure glad I was the one with the camera.
When I came up on him he was in the middle and the water was over the seat. Oh it was February in New England at this time.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,401
Posted By SSB
http://www.powerwerx.com/product.asp?ProdID=2094&C...

http://www.powerwerx.com/product.asp?ProdID=2094&CtgID=3727

I was going to redo the lighting coils on my KTM and a friends '83 XR200 ... still on the list of things to do. Low priority.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,315
Posted By SSB
That would be great but I don't know if I'm going...

That would be great but I don't know if I'm going to be able to swing that. There's other plans in the works for around the same time. If those fall through I'm there next year. If they don't then...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2006, 05:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,315
Posted By SSB
Compared to Bill most of us do as well. That's...

Compared to Bill most of us do as well. That's why he gets paid to take pictures and we have to bribe people to look at ours.
Forum: Racing 07-18-2006, 05:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,166
Posted By SSB
If you don't like the way they look then don't...

If you don't like the way they look then don't watch them. Yeah the series isn't as exciting as it once was. Who ever takes the pole is pretty much going to win and the only passing is in the pits...
Forum: Racing 07-17-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,166
Posted By SSB
Ugly? I don't think so.

They're a beautiful piece of modern engineering, but to each his own.

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Forum: Racing 07-12-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,323
Posted By SSB
oops

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Doesn't matter to me what he races. Why stick with a series where you no longer have a chance to win? Lets be honest this...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-28-2006, 03:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,685
Posted By SSB
Sorry, no GPS waypoints here. I'm not really sure...

Sorry, no GPS waypoints here. I'm not really sure why. I know I had my GPS with me. I must of been having to much fun to think about it. :D

Post whoring and shameless self promotion:
Ride...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-27-2006, 06:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,177
Posted By SSB
While it's not a replacement for maps, a roll...

While it's not a replacement for maps, a roll chart, and most importantly navigation skills, it is a useful tool.

With the availability of free programs like USAPhotoMaps you're able to transfer...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2006, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,749
Posted By SSB
That's the plan. I could part with the 60 or so...

That's the plan. I could part with the 60 or so bucks needed for a universal slip on, but why if I don't have to. Besides I'd rather play McGuyver and make everything work.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2006, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,749
Posted By SSB
Eeets aliiive

After taking apart and cleaning the carbs twice, and getting immensely frustrated, I took a break. I finally went out and bought a can of the carb/parts cleaner dip, dissasembled yet again (I can do...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,770
Posted By SSB
Don't get me wrong here. I understand their point...

Don't get me wrong here. I understand their point of view. It's just that it makes a great potential parking lot and IMO would be better to designate part of it parking instead of expanding the...
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