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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,130
Posted By rgbman
The video is actually from June 13th... I'm...

The video is actually from June 13th... I'm amazed Tin cup was still closed. How about Hancock pass, was that open?
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,130
Posted By rgbman
I did use a few of them since I rode most of UT...

I did use a few of them since I rode most of UT with a busted foot. An un fortunate, and stupid crash going into Moab dislocated my left middle toe and sprained the foot/ankle. For a few days...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,130
Posted By rgbman
Yep a Hero HD wide angle. Thing worked...

Yep a Hero HD wide angle. Thing worked flawlessly and takes a beating.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,130
Posted By rgbman
Holly springs park in MS was cool, but it looks...

Holly springs park in MS was cool, but it looks like it could get really bad if it were raining... lots ruts which looked like hellish mud at the time. Also the Ozarks were great too. Mostly these...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,130
Posted By rgbman
Thanks for all comments

Thanks for comments, and glad you're enjoying the video.

The story behind the trip ending crash with the bear is that while in Oregon around mile 450, Scott on the 690, came around a sharp corner...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,130
Posted By rgbman
Short video compilation from the TAT

Recently finished (or very nearly) the TAT from TN to OR. Here's a short video compilation I made of some of the highlights. Hope you enjoy it.

http://vimeo.com/13365926
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,721
Posted By rgbman
Voted

Thanks, Beez... voted on both! :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-09-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By rgbman
Never done it myself (maybe after I learn to...

Never done it myself (maybe after I learn to roll) but check out:

http://www.mita.org/

You get an awesome guide and some other stuff by becoming a member
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,257
Posted By rgbman
Laugh 640 feels lighter, better offroad

I have both a 03 KLR 650, which is heavily modded for offroad, and I just bought an 06 640 Adv. IMHO, if riding mostly road go with the KLR, if riding mostly offroad, or want the best offroad...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-30-2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,938
Posted By rgbman
If you end up passing through the 'glades, I...

If you end up passing through the 'glades, I recommend lunch at the rod & gun club in Everglades City. Then ride east on 41 and look for Loop Rd on the right. It's a dirt road that loops back to 41...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,475
Posted By rgbman
Hey it was great meeting yet another group of...

Hey it was great meeting yet another group of cool, Advriders. Had a great time hitting the trails and practicing some drills.

Think Doofus still has his license? :deal

BTW, there's a MAX...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2006, 06:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,475
Posted By rgbman
Question Sat AM ride still on?

Still a trail ride tomorrow AM? 8 @ the DD, right?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,991
Posted By rgbman
Thumb Had a great time!

Wow, what an awesome day. A huge thanks to Ned for the great instruction and the tips out on the trail. That clutch technique has really helped. I feel 10 times more in control now, which just...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,991
Posted By rgbman
PM'ing ya

PM'ing ya
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,991
Posted By rgbman
RedAnt, I'd be up for riding the weekend after,...

RedAnt, I'd be up for riding the weekend after, I'm always looking for some riding and will want to put the skills learned to good use.

BTW, I ran into a couple dualsports last weekend near...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,991
Posted By rgbman
another one in!

Just sent Ned a deposit for Sunday 7/23... wanted to be in the group with the cool kids :lol3

I wonder if the trails will be dry by then :huh
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,930
Posted By rgbman
Hey thanks guys! I got the briefcase thing with...

Hey thanks guys! I got the briefcase thing with the manuals, parts catalog, lic. plate holder, and a hose assembly for filling the oil, but no tools. Guess I'll see what I can do about getting...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2006, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,930
Posted By rgbman
No tools at all here

ktmnate, question for ya. Does your bike have a cannister where the tool kit should be? I picked up my 06 a few days ago and there's a cannister instead of a tool kit holder. No tools came with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 183,964
Posted By rgbman
DD, I am humbled man... wow!

DD, I am humbled man... wow!
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2005, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 327,423
Posted By rgbman
OK, this one brings me out of lurk mode. ...

OK, this one brings me out of lurk mode.

What a great report and what an interesting bike! Love it! My only concern, having just seen the pictures and read reviews, is the fuel capacity. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,423
Posted By rgbman
I have an 03 with 15.5k mi on the OD and it's...

I have an 03 with 15.5k mi on the OD and it's been great. Lots of New England trails, dirt roads, and pavement miles. I even rode mine from MA to FL and back. It's 100% mule, does whatever I ask....
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2005, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,732
Posted By rgbman
If you really want a loud bike then go ahead and...

If you really want a loud bike then go ahead and get the pipe. Personally, I think they're more trouble than they are worth.

I went with the DynaJet kit, drilled the slide, modified my airbox,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2004, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,330
Posted By rgbman
Gotta recommend the dual-star rad guard as well...

Gotta recommend the dual-star rad guard as well (It has saved my arse a few times too.) The Happy-trails one seems flimsy to me, at least compared to the dual-star one.

I have no experience with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-06-2004, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 898
Posted By rgbman
Gnarly dual sport ride this Sat. [Southcoast MA]

Any Advriders interested in a wicked gnarly dual sport ride this Saturday (Oct. 9th)? A couple of us are riding this Sat and wanted to share with anyone willing to get their bike dirty. Can pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2004, 04:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,628
Posted By rgbman
Since some here are asking about helmet cam...

Since some here are asking about helmet cam setups, I figured I'd mention the one I am considering... see how it compares. SkullCamz (http://www.skullcamz.com) They make a complete digital helmet...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2004, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,045
Posted By rgbman
Well you guys friggin rock... thanks for the...

Well you guys friggin rock... thanks for the advice. I'm definietly gonna pass on the thing.

I prolly never would have known about the valve-job difficulty had I not asked here... being a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,045
Posted By rgbman
You're correct ShaftEd, It's a FZ-700, sorry...

You're correct ShaftEd, It's a FZ-700, sorry 'bout that. I'd swear he said 750, oh well. The color (looking at a picture of the bike) is it's red and white. Has the red wheels. Also, it's dual...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,045
Posted By rgbman
advice on a 88 Yamaha FZ-750

I might have a line on a 88 Yamaha FZ-750 with 60k on the O.D. The bike has been sitting for a few years and is currently in the shop for a new clutch (new slave cyl) The last one (original) was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2004, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By rgbman
Hey Riccardo, glad you had a good time. I'm...

Hey Riccardo, glad you had a good time. I'm still sorry about that first section.. it seemed like a good idea at the time.. honest. BTW, you did awesome for a muddy day on trourances... wow! ...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,134
Posted By rgbman
I've been really thinking about knee braces since...

I've been really thinking about knee braces since my riding keeps getting more and more aggressive... hear me out

My personal thinking here is that it's quite possible to hyper-extened a knee, or...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2004, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By rgbman
I like your suggestion of meeting at Bell Rock...

I like your suggestion of meeting at Bell Rock Road in Fall River... :thumb

For those thinking they might want to join us here's a map:

Map to Bell Rock Road...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2004, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By rgbman
Freetown state forest, southeast MA DS ride (tomorrow!)

A couple of us KLR riders are planning on riding the freetown state forest on Sat, June 5th (tomorrow!!) Any Advrider's interested in joining us? Speak up and we'll arrange a meeting place.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,335
Posted By rgbman
Riccardo, When you decide to check out fall...

Riccardo,

When you decide to check out fall river/freetown state forest, let me know. Myself and another rider are there almost every weekend riding KLR's. It's dirt rider paradise actually with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2004, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By rgbman
Maybe it was this guy? ...

Maybe it was this guy?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41155
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By rgbman
great pics

Hey thanks... great pictures.


Do you europeans have better dental reconstruction surgeons over there or what? what's with the offroad riding in a 3/4 helmet... that's nuts! :huh
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2004, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By rgbman
My 03 KLR started the same sort of...

My 03 KLR started the same sort of hesitation/cutoff you describe. In my case it was after about 5k miles on the OD. Basically, it didn't like being at 4500-5000 RPM. In that range it would...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2004, 05:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,344
Posted By rgbman
You can't sling the thing against your hip and...

You can't sling the thing against your hip and slide it around you know. See, if you took the Jimmy Lewis course you'd learn that all the muscles you need to keep a bike up are in one finger... any...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2004, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,734
Posted By rgbman
don't sweat it

Kevlar,

Don't sweat it. I bought an 03 KLR and promptly rode the #$%^ out of it (11k miles.) It's a workhorse and ANY bike you buy could be a lemon... the KLR does NOT have a high failure rate,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2004, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By rgbman
Wow, Charlie (in'f you're reading this)... good...

Wow, Charlie (in'f you're reading this)... good show! Hope the ribs feel better soon and you're back at it next year!
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2004, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,231
Posted By rgbman
house cleaning

I guess stages 7 and 8 where two of those "house cleaning" stages they always include to purposefully eliminate some riders.

For those following the race on a daily basis, it really begins to shed...
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