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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 480,271
Posted By MapBoy
V-Strom in CT

looks like some jackass is selling a clean low mileage Vee in CT... bet he'd knock a few hundo off for a fine local ADV'er...
http://hartford.craigslist.org/mcy/3728910824.html...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,431
Posted By MapBoy
I blew a heater core in my 2001 f-150... was a...

I blew a heater core in my 2001 f-150... was a $1150 job at the dealer, found a independent mechanic to do it for $800. It worked great for 6 months, and then leaked again - defective part. They...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,775
Posted By MapBoy
You should have headed to the one lane bridge....

You should have headed to the one lane bridge. Evevryone knows those Gleaming Alloy Aircars are too wide to cross one lane bridges.

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Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,188
Posted By MapBoy
+1 on the Casio Commando through Verizon. Costs...

+1 on the Casio Commando through Verizon. Costs about $100-125 or so with a 2-year plan. Waterproof, rugged, good size screen, pretty fast, decent sound quality. I've had mine ~6 months and have no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,452
Posted By MapBoy
http://dontai.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/he...

http://dontai.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/helmetcrashdiagram.gif

Helmet impact diagram... 'nuff said.
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By MapBoy
Here's some wisdom: the really hot woman that...

Here's some wisdom: the really hot woman that approaches you at the bar is not attracted by your svelte good looks or charming personality so much as by your wallet.
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,316
Posted By MapBoy
I just got a kit at http://earfuze.com/ $35...

I just got a kit at http://earfuze.com/

$35 for the kit (or $45 if you want extra material to do a practice ear) includes the putty and a decent set of ear buds, nice than your typical $20...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,036
Posted By MapBoy
What kind of oil do you guys use in your...

What kind of oil do you guys use in your generators? :D
Forum: Face plant 09-24-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,553
Posted By MapBoy
Damn, its a really good think you keep your neck...

Damn, its a really good think you keep your neck in your arm... pretty rare to walk away from a broken neck! (Not up on my anatomy, and thought this crash report was going to be far worse... heal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,678
Posted By MapBoy
in case anyone else was wondering, that is 61.4%...

in case anyone else was wondering, that is 61.4% of all impacts below the half helmet line...
http://dakez.smugmug.com/Other/My-Pictures/helmetDamage/493720226_S73VT-M.gif
so if you insist on...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,033
Posted By MapBoy
It may be the height, or it may be the angle, or...

It may be the height, or it may be the angle, or it may be both. Before you go throwing $200 windscreens at the problem, you should look into the Madstad adjustable brackets. If they are available...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,033
Posted By MapBoy
It may be the height, or it may be the angle, or...

It may be the height, or it may be the angle, or it may be both. Before you go throwing $200 windscreens at the problem, you should look into the Madstad adjustable brackets. If they are available...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,033
Posted By MapBoy
It may be the height, or it may be the angle, or...

It may be the height, or it may be the angle, or it may be both. Before you go throwing $200 windscreens at the problem, you should look into the Madstad adjustable brackets. If they are available...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 906,162
Posted By MapBoy
Madstad!

Probably the best moto-gear I've bought so far is the MADSTAD windshield bracket that I bought this weekend. It lets me adjust the windshield to a wide range of heights and angles with the twist of a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,678
Views: 1,158,890
Posted By MapBoy
Just saw a nx250 parts bike for sale on that site...

Just saw a nx250 parts bike for sale on that site which shall not be named (http://tinyurl.com/3ua89ye), located in central CT, $200, no title. Still available as of now... hope this helps somebody...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 480,271
Posted By MapBoy
NX250 parts bike in CT

I just texted the guy... still available, but there is no title...

http://hartford.craigslist.org/mcy/2593373314.html
"1988 Honda NX250. This bike is in OK shape , scrapes and scratches, normal...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,584
Posted By MapBoy
I had a girlfriend in college... good to look at,...

I had a girlfriend in college... good to look at, exotic and foreign, sometimes fun, and a lot of fun to ride when she was up for it, but generally, she was a bit of a bitch, with a few fatal flaws...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,578
Posted By MapBoy
The Olympia Jacket is pretty short in my opinion....

The Olympia Jacket is pretty short in my opinion. The waist belt hits me at belly button level and the overall length only comes to my waist. It seems to be great kit but I wish it was longer.

...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,671
Posted By MapBoy
Today!

Bump because this event is TODAY...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,994
Posted By MapBoy
I've got a pair of Thor Quadrant boots...

I've got a pair of Thor Quadrant boots (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=710653) in size 13 that are 99.9% new. I wore them once around the block and then put them on the shelf waiting...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,671
Posted By MapBoy
BritJam motorcycle show 8/21 East Hampton, CT

“25th” Annual, Connecticut’s Finest Classic Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet
Brit Jam - Sunday, August 21, 2011
10am – 5pm, Admission $10
Haddam Neck Fairgrounds, Rt 151, East Hampton, CT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,642
Posted By MapBoy
"Motorcycles are far more economical than other...

"Motorcycles are far more economical than other vehicles, honey, which is why it is a smart decision for me to get one." (depends, really, on the two vehicles and the commute. My 40 mpg Vee does...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,417
Posted By MapBoy
From the Aerostich Combat Touring boots owners...

From the Aerostich Combat Touring boots owners manual:

"Your boots are warranted for two years against defects in materials and workmanship. For non-warranty repairs, resoling and other services,...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By MapBoy
Maybe you found it (quit bragging), but how about...

Maybe you found it (quit bragging), but how about some 411 for the rest of us? :lol3
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,439
Posted By MapBoy
Stay away from those springs... from what I hear,...

Stay away from those springs... from what I hear, that is not a DIY operation. Those things have the sort of tension to cut a man in half if it all goes bad. Even a Stich won't help much if a spring...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By MapBoy
Not quite a true touring boot, but I have found...

Not quite a true touring boot, but I have found the Thor 50/50 boots to run wide. I wear a New Balance 13EE or EEEE, Nike 13W, or Keen 14, and find the Thor 50/50s to be a great fit.
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,406
Posted By MapBoy
(another post that doesn't answer the question,...

(another post that doesn't answer the question, but...)

I have been really pleased with my Tourmaster Centurion suit. Heavy duty material, tons of pockets, waterproof so far, good venting (for a...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,987
Posted By MapBoy
I've got a pair of the CPX Cortech/Tourmaster...

I've got a pair of the CPX Cortech/Tourmaster khaki cargo pants...
Forum: Vendors 07-27-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,985
Posted By MapBoy
I'm in... sounds like a really interesting...

I'm in... sounds like a really interesting opportunity. It seems like there would be a great opportunity for hard goods like topboxes, panniers, pelican-style boxes, etc... many vendors, and lots of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,332
Posted By MapBoy
Unfortunately, an awful lot of LEOs are...

Unfortunately, an awful lot of LEOs are shot/attacked during traffic stops. My rule is to make sure that they know that I'm not a threat, and to put the LEO at ease as much as possible. A helmet can...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,914
Posted By MapBoy
The largest gloves that I've found are the...

The largest gloves that I've found are the Roadgear Multi-season Adaptive Tech gloves in 3XL... I wear them year-round, though I sometimes switch to mesh gloves in summer. They are significantly...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 480,271
Posted By MapBoy
1998 KLR650 10K miles

http://hartford.craigslist.org/mcy/2477514174.html

this one is mine... getting lots of views and no comments, so let me know if my price is off or if i just smell funny.

Bunch of free parts...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 480,271
Posted By MapBoy
2001 speed triple in CT TRADE for supermoto

not mine...
http://hartford.craigslist.org/mcy/2473089072.html

For sale or trade for supermoto $3200
2001 Triumph speed triple 955, near perfect condition, new Michelin Pilot Power tires, Tag...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,486
Posted By MapBoy
I'm not sure what dressing in drag has to do with...

I'm not sure what dressing in drag has to do with aerodynamics, but fishnet stockings provide almost no crash protection, and miniskirts ride up something terrible, so I'd suggest putting those...
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By MapBoy
Do you mean "if I post up there, will a couple of...

Do you mean "if I post up there, will a couple of people immediately jump down my throat and berate me for not using the search function, for reposting 205, or for posting in the wrong area", then...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,278
Posted By MapBoy
Review

So the jacket arrived today... here's a quick review:

Liner: The jacket includes a "100% waterproof" liner, which attaches via the standard zippers and 7 snap loops - 2 at each wrist, 2 at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,169
Posted By MapBoy
My freshman year of college in Colorado I spent...

My freshman year of college in Colorado I spent mountain biking, rock climbing, and snowboarding, and emerged with a few bruises and a lots of great memories. That same year my father slipped in the...
Forum: Face plant 06-06-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,035
Posted By MapBoy
Heal fast, keep wearing your gear, and above all...

Heal fast, keep wearing your gear, and above all else, watch out for those damn peacocks. They'll get you every time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 480,271
Posted By MapBoy
1984 BMW K100 13Kmiles almost running for $1100...

1984 BMW K100 13Kmiles almost running for $1100 in Hartford, CT CL
http://hartford.craigslist.org/mcy/2417465001.html
If I had any money, BMW knowledge, or time I would jump on this...

also...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,278
Posted By MapBoy
Okay, going to give it a shot. Called CompAcc to...

Okay, going to give it a shot. Called CompAcc to see if they could confirm the sizing since Fieldsheer sizing is so screwy. The customer service rep was unable to find a sizing guide for the jacket,...
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