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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,558
Posted By alexp206
In South Korea they mount lightbars along the...

In South Korea they mount lightbars along the highway. Some are mobile some are portable. They're pretty obvious during the day, but at night you don't know if it's a car or a ruse until you're...
Forum: Vendors 03-07-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 231,334
Posted By alexp206
In for one. Thanks Grok! Got a line of bikes...

In for one. Thanks Grok! Got a line of bikes waiting for some tuning.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,376
Posted By alexp206
I'm using Altec Lansing (Backbeat I think)...

I'm using Altec Lansing (Backbeat I think) earbuds. Are they AMAZING? No. But they fit in my helmet, block a decent amount of outside noise, and sound fine over the roar of wind and road. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,129
Posted By alexp206
I lost a Givi V35 off my Versys once. Hit a pot...

I lost a Givi V35 off my Versys once. Hit a pot hole so mean it bent both my front and rear rims. Everyone who saw the aftermath was amazed I kept it up.

I lost a side case on my GSA once, but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
You guys are always in my town while I'm at work....

You guys are always in my town while I'm at work. What gives?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
Anthony, I think I saw you leaving work one day...

Anthony, I think I saw you leaving work one day (I take that road home). I thought you were my friend on his Bandit. I work over at RVCC. Silver Patriot or R1200GSA
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 51,456
Posted By alexp206
Not my bike, but the lengths security went to to...

Not my bike, but the lengths security went to to keep me from parking in the "Staff Only" lot (I am staff).

Of course I can just ride around the exit gate as well, not to mention over the grass,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By alexp206
I thought that was the case as well, until I...

I thought that was the case as well, until I suddenly lost power to my tank bag. Removing the torx screw in the relay revealed a 5A blade-type fuse.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,560
Posted By alexp206
bemiiten is correct. If the spring rate is...

bemiiten is correct. If the spring rate is properly matched to the weight on the bike, the dampening will become more efficient. The higher rate spring will not over power the shock assuming it has...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,394
Posted By alexp206
I live over the bridge in Lambertville and we...

I live over the bridge in Lambertville and we avoid New Hope like the plague on the weekends. There's some decent roads in Bucks County, but between the traffic and the frequent potholes that will...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-02-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
I took the GSA down Coon Path a few weeks ago. ...

I took the GSA down Coon Path a few weeks ago. It's not much of a path these days, more of a suggestion.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 898,364
Posted By alexp206
I'm still working my way through this tread. But...

I'm still working my way through this tread. But for now here's my *new to me* 2009 GSA w/ @4500 miles on it. I'm pretty sure I stole it from the dealership.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 256,004
Posted By alexp206
Thanks for this fantastic report. It took me...

Thanks for this fantastic report. It took me almost two weeks of dropping in for a few pages here or there to consume it all but I've finally caught up.

I've struggled to find ways to combine...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By alexp206
It's not wireless, but the RiderLink from...

It's not wireless, but the RiderLink from Motocomm works great and fits most budgets. The cables interconnect and will pop apart if you pull hard enough. But they're also long and coiled so I...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,069
Posted By alexp206
I love my Shark Helmets, comfy, quiet, and very...

I love my Shark Helmets, comfy, quiet, and very aero-friendly.

That being said, my HJC CL-15 wasn't felt fine on my head and vented well enough. But it was noisy, had a plastic rattle and liked...
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,326
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Views: 285,608
Posted By alexp206
+1 on remembering not to instinctively grab...

+1 on remembering not to instinctively grab falling soldering irons.

If the power switch on your angle grinder is broken in the on position and you just the plug as a switch and you've taken the...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By alexp206
Bought a Joe Rocket Hybrid DS (it's an HJC...

Bought a Joe Rocket Hybrid DS (it's an HJC really) for my trip to Costa Rica earlier this year. Light, comfortable, and not too much head pull. Plus it can be converted in several different ways.
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By alexp206
Just wanted to say, I loved my 318 and wish it...

Just wanted to say, I loved my 318 and wish it hadn't met an untimely demise. Though I think I may have liked my grey market 524TD more...
Forum: Face plant 12-02-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,855
Posted By alexp206
A few years ago, I went over the bars after...

A few years ago, I went over the bars after choosing to deal with a median instead of the dump truck that was running me off the road.

Both my feet were badly injured (nothing broken but swollen...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-14-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 124,123
Posted By alexp206
Here's some pics from my Feb '10 Costa Rica...

Here's some pics from my Feb '10 Costa Rica Adventure.

Sometimes it's not so much the tree, but what's attached to it:
http://mediafreak.org/linkedpics/advrider-tree-01.jpg

Here's the whole...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By alexp206
Last year at inspection they checked headlight...

Last year at inspection they checked headlight (don't recall if they tested for dipped and high), tail/brake light, and blinker operation (they only asked to see that one was working). They failed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,987
Posted By alexp206
I'm not sure where you live, but in NJ it would...

I'm not sure where you live, but in NJ it would certainly hold up. The definition of Careless Driving here is quite vague and allows for a lot of interpritation by the ticketing officer:
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,997
Posted By alexp206
Personally, I have a Versys and I'm looking to...

Personally, I have a Versys and I'm looking to upgrade to a BMW in a year or two, wanna trade straight up :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,580
Posted By alexp206
I recently got my bike inspected up in...

I recently got my bike inspected up in Flemington. I was there earlier in the day with my car and I asked the guy, if I brought my bike through, would I need reflective tape on my helmet. His reply...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
I believe it's the Berlin Bridge in Neshanic...

I believe it's the Berlin Bridge in Neshanic Station.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
Damn, and me without the bike today, it's only a...

Damn, and me without the bike today, it's only a few miles from work.

Burger's should treat you right. I've never used them personally, but I know a few people who have and weren't let down.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-07-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
I've been watching this thread for a while, and...

I've been watching this thread for a while, and even managed to snag a tag. I'm not complaining, the game is what it is, but I do fall into the same boat as PC-Rider. During the week I can't take...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 913
Posted By alexp206
I know there was a time when State Farm was not...

I know there was a time when State Farm was not accepting new customers in NJ, but they are who I use. Compared them to rider and I pay slightly less for better coverage. Though some of the clerks...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
Hmm... found the tag, but there's no way to get...

Hmm... found the tag, but there's no way to get there before the weekend :becca
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By alexp206
I can't speak for the RSR2, but I've got the RSX...

I can't speak for the RSR2, but I've got the RSX and I love it. I've put several thousand miles on it, and even though it's not meant for a comm system, I've managed to wedge one in there with no...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-07-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
Let's see how cryptic I can be... Bust out...

Let's see how cryptic I can be...

Bust out your periodic table and find Atomic Number #79
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-07-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
New Tag

Brad and I decided to stop and grab the new tag before heading home, should be pretty easy, but if you need a hint, I've got one.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-07-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
We were just about to pack up and leave when some...

We were just about to pack up and leave when some nice gentleman on a shiny new KTM RC8 rolls up.

It was Doc, I don't think he was too pleased that we beat him. My cohort Brad [left] decides to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-07-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
Sorry for the delay, here's the pics. Thanks...

Sorry for the delay, here's the pics. Thanks Doc!

First, the old tag.

http://alex.palilonis.net/pictures/Tag%20Hunting/2009-06-07/TH20090607-09.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
Hmm... wrong way from today's ride, but someone...

Hmm... wrong way from today's ride, but someone better get out their early tomorrow, or it will be gone :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
Is there only ever one tag in play at a time?

Is there only ever one tag in play at a time?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27,136
Views: 2,199,951
Posted By alexp206
Wow, don't know how I missed out on all this fun!...

Wow, don't know how I missed out on all this fun! And one of the first pics was taken in my town (Lambertville).

I've got to get in on this. Just so I understand properly, I just wait until the...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,647
Posted By alexp206
A process that worked very well for me on brake...

A process that worked very well for me on brake discs was, penetrating oil > Hammer > heat (MAP torch) > Hammer > Repeat.
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,460,626
Posted By alexp206
I found that with the windscreen in the middle...

I found that with the windscreen in the middle position the buffeting wasn't too bad but the wind hit me right in the throat. Moving it up to the top position put it hitting my square in the face...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,898
Posted By alexp206
Oh, I see, I didn't look too closely. You went...

Oh, I see, I didn't look too closely. You went up and out instead of down and in.
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