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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-02-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,285
Views: 408,215
Posted By Tallbastid
Yeah, I feel like the competitor's bikes have...

Yeah, I feel like the competitor's bikes have more front travel... :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-01-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
I also have a Vstream 22" (tallest option)...

I also have a Vstream 22" (tallest option) transparent screen for the S10, PM if anyone is interested!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-01-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
:clap

:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-30-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
Exactly. I really looked to find a way to run no...

Exactly. I really looked to find a way to run no screen and not have it look awful, but I couldn't find a way. This is the next best option.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-30-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
Awesome - thanks. Such a beautiful bike, I can't...

Awesome - thanks. Such a beautiful bike, I can't stand looking at the cut down stock screen anymore.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-30-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
Thanks for the help with the blinker situation; I...

Thanks for the help with the blinker situation; I got the rocker switch taken apart, and lubed up. works just like new... I think some rain may have gotten in there and wiped away some grease from...
Forum: Face Plant 06-29-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,686
Posted By Tallbastid
Just an update: this thread pushed me that last...

Just an update: this thread pushed me that last little bit I needed to finally buy a Leatt. I bought the STX, for $239 shipped on Amazon. I'm 6'8", 300lbs and bought the XL which fits perfectly over...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 318,024
Posted By Tallbastid
I think you have something there.... Though why...

I think you have something there.... Though why limit it to bbq? I'm a sucker for sandwiches, pizza, Asian cuisine, hot dogs, bagels, diners, pad Thai, sushi, burgers... Well, everything I guess. It...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
Yeah I just snook out and tried it again. It...

Yeah I just snook out and tried it again. It gives me a little flash on the right signal indicator but will not work properly. Only thing I can think of is I was caught in a downpour two nights ago...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
I had a three hour ride out of state tonight,...

I had a three hour ride out of state tonight, about halfway through the trip the right turn signals were no longer working, but the left work fine. Are there two fuses for the signals? Won't have...
Forum: Face Plant 06-22-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,686
Posted By Tallbastid
So this story gave me the last nudge i needed, my...

So this story gave me the last nudge i needed, my Leatt is on it's way to the house. Glad you're still here and able to post this, thank you for doing so.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-20-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Tallbastid
That's awesome!

That's awesome!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39,989
Views: 10,718,903
Posted By Tallbastid
The fact Shredder is on a Yamaha is icing on the...

The fact Shredder is on a Yamaha is icing on the cake. I love this picture.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39,989
Views: 10,718,903
Posted By Tallbastid
Quoting because it hasn't been quoted enough....

Quoting because it hasn't been quoted enough. Laughing stock of the m/c community. I'd like to know what he does for work, and I'd LOVE to know how that seemingly cute passenger is riding along while...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 39,989
Views: 10,718,903
Posted By Tallbastid
:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3
Forum: Face Plant 06-17-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,831
Posted By Tallbastid
I was actually thinking of this scenario the...

I was actually thinking of this scenario the other day while out on the bike. I really HATE riding behind buses, dump trucks, vans.... anything that impedes my view forward. Being on an adv bike is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 318,024
Posted By Tallbastid
Nice Tag! I wonder if you got there the same way...

Nice Tag! I wonder if you got there the same way I did last night. I took the old tag, then road some sweet, sweet newly paved twisty road and somehow popped out on the app gap. I guess my sense of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 318,024
Posted By Tallbastid
Very well could have been, I've been riding any...

Very well could have been, I've been riding any chance I get!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 318,024
Posted By Tallbastid
New tag ...

New tag

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/A51BA540-E47B-45CA-9438-765F82F3DC49_zpsk673c9p9.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 318,024
Posted By Tallbastid
http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/...

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/5254E6B9-D225-4BB3-A7D0-30A1ACF55F71_zps6gghq42h.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-13-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tallbastid
What about a DRZ or DRZ SM, or even a WR250R/X?...

What about a DRZ or DRZ SM, or even a WR250R/X? DRZSM/WR-X will be lower, but both are super reliable, able to ride just about anything, cheap, and will let the OP try out every facet of riding to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By Tallbastid
Very similar to a GS, and I would assume Sam with...

Very similar to a GS, and I would assume Sam with the vstrom. You may still be able to find a leftover tenere for ~$12k
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By Tallbastid
Have you looked at super tenere? Same cost as the...

Have you looked at super tenere? Same cost as the zuk new, with shaft drive?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,225
Posted By Tallbastid
What? :huh

What? :huh
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39,989
Views: 10,718,903
Posted By Tallbastid
What size are you? I have an older set of Thor...

What size are you? I have an older set of Thor boots in 13 you can have for the cost of shipping if you'd like. I was going to put them on the good karma thread soon. I bought them from an inmate a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-10-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,723
Posted By Tallbastid
:stfu

:stfu
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-10-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-10-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
I'm 6'8", this would be my only hope to ever ride...

I'm 6'8", this would be my only hope to ever ride an R1
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-10-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,723
Posted By Tallbastid
At dinner last night with the lady, sitting...

At dinner last night with the lady, sitting street side. I'm from a small town in Vermont, all the bars are tucked in close together in 1/8 mile stretch. Dickhead hardley rider comes by and just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-10-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,809,885
Posted By Tallbastid
That looks fun!

That looks fun!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 27,751
Posted By Tallbastid
Man, that was awful. He needs a new hobby, before...

Man, that was awful. He needs a new hobby, before he kills himself. The word statistic comes to mind. :eek1
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,225
Posted By Tallbastid
Well, you guys convinced me. I went to a local...

Well, you guys convinced me. I went to a local hardware store and bought every different type of ear plug I could find and experimented over a 200 mile ride yesterday. I found some that fit; the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,574
Posted By Tallbastid
YES. Awesome sandwiches and beautiful outdoor...

YES. Awesome sandwiches and beautiful outdoor deck.

Waterbury Eats:

Burgers: The Reservoir

Pizza: Bluestone

BBQ: Prohibition Pig
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-07-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,574
Posted By Tallbastid
Roxbury is a hoot, there's a beautiful lookout up...

Roxbury is a hoot, there's a beautiful lookout up there across the Mad River Valley too. 12A south of Roxbury was being paved three weeks ago, I'm sure it's close to being finished now.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-06-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,225
Posted By Tallbastid
I can't stand wearing hearing protection

I can't stand to wear ear plugs while riding. I feel disconnected, almost like I have less balance. They itch like a bastard and have even given me headaches. Anyone else in this boat? I know its...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,574
Posted By Tallbastid
Rt 100 south of Warren is being paved now, it...

Rt 100 south of Warren is being paved now, it should be done and nice and new by the time you're up here. Rt 12 south of Northfield has amazing twisties and decent pavement. Your map looks good,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,574
Posted By Tallbastid
Just heads up on the app gap - the frost heaves...

Just heads up on the app gap - the frost heaves are pretty crazy in some of the corner apexes... especially on the West side.

Just saw you'll be here for July 4. Warren VT, about 25 minutes...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,574
Posted By Tallbastid
So the best area of town is right at the...

So the best area of town is right at the intersection of Rt 2 and Stowe Street. This is the area with the most bars/taverns/restaurants.The Inn I was speaking too is the Old Stagecoach Inn. I've...
Forum: Photos 06-05-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 320,658
Posted By Tallbastid
http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/...

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/C0D70F28-8A05-46A1-A63F-EAE74AE9B88E_zpsfzmhgmuv.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,574
Posted By Tallbastid
Yeah, Rutland isn't exactly the best of Vermont....

Yeah, Rutland isn't exactly the best of Vermont. Lots of other places to stay/ride.
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