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Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By nicholastanguma
Funny you bring this up. I've already talked to...

Funny you bring this up. I've already talked to Anthony about his rad BMW Ural tours in Mongolia, and am planning to spend time touring with him in the near future. He's a very, very cool chap.
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By nicholastanguma
You did this yourself, Ivan Rider, or had a shop...

You did this yourself, Ivan Rider, or had a shop perform the swap? Deets, pleeze!
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By nicholastanguma
Great real world info; thanks. Which...

Great real world info; thanks.

Which Kenda, please?
Forum: Hacks 10-16-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By nicholastanguma
Mefo Tires Okay On A Tubeless Rim Ural?

Anyone know any good reason not to use Mefo Dual-Sports or Mefo Super Explorers on a Ural if I get the rims sealed for tubeless by Woody's Wheel Works?
Forum: Hacks 10-15-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By nicholastanguma
Um, so, a slightly awkward fanboy moment here. ...

Um, so, a slightly awkward fanboy moment here. :shog

Jay, are you saying you personally teach an Evergreen sidecar class? I feel like that would really be a class worth paying for.
Forum: Hacks 10-15-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By nicholastanguma
Better To Learn Sidecaring With or Without Ballast in the Chair?

So I've been seriously back-and-forthing about an outfit for nearly a year now.

Dave Clark at Forever Endeavor Cycles has told me he can easily transplant a R80, R90, or R100 into a brand new...
Forum: Hacks 10-12-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,189
Posted By nicholastanguma
Outstanding. Thanks so much for the contact...

Outstanding. Thanks so much for the contact info! I'm going to look into this.
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By nicholastanguma
Thanks for the tip! Just put out some personal...

Thanks for the tip! Just put out some personal messages to Bural here on advrider and over on sovietsteeds.
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By nicholastanguma
Don't know enough to say for certain just yet. ...

Don't know enough to say for certain just yet. Waiting to hear more from someone who knows more about this than I do.
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By nicholastanguma
Who Can Perform A BMW-into-Ural Engine Swap?

Anyone know of any special individuals or shops that have experience with such conversions?

I'm especially interested in turnkey conversions. You know, just drop off a Ural, pay money, come...
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,189
Posted By nicholastanguma
Holy moly. Best Ural anecdote I've ever heard. ...

Holy moly. Best Ural anecdote I've ever heard. So Ivan def wasn't drunk or disgruntled on the day he assembled your rig.
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,189
Posted By nicholastanguma
Sounds a great idea. But I don't have either the...

Sounds a great idea. But I don't have either the time or inclination to perform such an engine swap. Know of any people or shops that have the experience to source a rebuilt R engine and do the...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By nicholastanguma
Wonderful and invaluable real world experience...

Wonderful and invaluable real world experience information, madam. Thanks so very much!
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By nicholastanguma
Motorvation Sidecar Tuff Enuff For Offroad?

Anybody know if a Motorvation Spyder attached to a Triumph Scrambler is capable of mild offroading without falling to pieces?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
:rofl http://i.imgur.com/HJlHnzn.png

:rofl



http://i.imgur.com/HJlHnzn.png
Forum: Hacks 10-03-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,189
Posted By nicholastanguma
Thanks for all the insightful responses. And, of...

Thanks for all the insightful responses. And, of course, I knew it already; we all did.

A flower pot, Jay? Well, now, admittedly, that would be one good looking expensive flower pot. But it's...
Forum: Hacks 10-02-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,189
Posted By nicholastanguma
Is It Possible To Make A Ural Reliable?

Hypothetically, so is it possible to make a Ural reliable? Please, no tired jokes about, "Yes, of course, it's called a Triumph Scrambler."

Really, if one were to purchase a later year carbed...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Terrific! Thanks for your write-up, Wiseblood.

Terrific! Thanks for your write-up, Wiseblood.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
So much yes. The Apple herself is a terrific...

So much yes. The Apple herself is a terrific ride. Buzzing through concrete canyons is surreal fun. As noted, this is only a good idea before everyone else has joined forces for the morning...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Clean work; even the tack welds look good. Very...

Clean work; even the tack welds look good. Very impressive!:thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
[On the topic of scooters (kind of)… does anyone...

[On the topic of scooters (kind of)… does anyone here own a Grom? I'm curious how they hold up in the city. I'm thinking of getting one as a second bike… a toy… something tiny to use as a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
I am often truly flabbergasted at the way drivers...

I am often truly flabbergasted at the way drivers CLEARLY in the wrong can so quickly become belligerent if they get called out. But in this city they sometimes have guns, too, so I usually refrain...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Dude, Samsonite makes a scooter? Oh, yes,...

Dude, Samsonite makes a scooter? Oh, yes, methinks we must indeed have video of this going down the road.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Denver is such a freakin sweet city. Denver is...

Denver is such a freakin sweet city. Denver is where the wife and I go for a few days when Manhattan gets a bit cloying.

You miss the Mile High City? So many new highrises going up lately it's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Be sure to take a few pix to share with us. ...

Be sure to take a few pix to share with us. Early morning sunshine-kissing-skyscrapers sort of stuff, plus some empty streets and bridges shots. Everybody here mucho likey.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Well, my hair is really close cut, and I speak...

Well, my hair is really close cut, and I speak some German.

If I wasn't half white I might have just been outed as a secret Nazi.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Ha! Fo sho. But that's why I wear them under my...

Ha! Fo sho. But that's why I wear them under my pants like any regular street boot. Can't even tell they're moto boots.

On the other hand, I do wear Cordura slim jeans from Swrve...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-03-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
I like traditionally styled stuff. The vehicles...

I like traditionally styled stuff. The vehicles in my garage, the furniture in my house, the clothes on my body, all retro aesthetic. Ergo, I've found the Wesco Motor Patrol boot much to my liking....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Except that's logic from Logical City. You, my...

Except that's logic from Logical City. You, my man, live in New York City.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Harley Davidsons weigh one million pounds. They...

Harley Davidsons weigh one million pounds. They have suspension like bricks on one end and cupcakes on the other. They have only enough ground clearance to skim a dropped pencil. They are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Absolutely outstanding. :clap

Absolutely outstanding.

:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Completely asinine. Who the frak is carrying a...

Completely asinine. Who the frak is carrying a letter around from their insurance company? Everyone EXPECTS the insurance card to be THE PROOF of insurance. Stupid bureaucrats.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
You know that's right.

You know that's right.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Those people can be intentionally looking for a...

Those people can be intentionally looking for a brawl. I give those nutters as wide a berth as possible. And too many of 'em have guns.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
If at all possible I never react except to dodge...

If at all possible I never react except to dodge the thrown object, fishtailing taxi, swerving bicyclist, jaywalking pedestrian, etc. This is New York City, buddy--too many crazy people with genuine...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
That does seem ludicrous. Is there no statute of...

That does seem ludicrous. Is there no statute of limitations for this kind of thing?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Holy guacamole! What the what? That's no squid,...

Holy guacamole! What the what? That's no squid, that's Jesus in disguise showing off on a slow day.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23,376
Views: 1,585,914
Posted By nicholastanguma
Me too. There are so many people honking at...

Me too. There are so many people honking at stoplights, intersections, stop signs, at pedestriains, at bicyclists, and at tolls that I never see the point of adding more noise unless I'm directly in...
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