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Forum: Equipment 04-26-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,675
Posted By goldenchild
Thanks folks! Upon further reflection, I've...

Thanks folks!

Upon further reflection, I've decided to bring my 6ft Kryptonite chain along for the ride to the trails so I can at least lock the mc to something while I'm busting my ass out on the...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,675
Posted By goldenchild
Okay, for those that wanted to see pics... ...

Okay, for those that wanted to see pics...

The rack isn't 100% finished yet. I still have some fine tuning to do as well as painting the whole thing flat black.

The rack is going to be attached...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,675
Posted By goldenchild
Motorcycling cyclists - At the trailhead, what to do?

So I'm VERY excited! Why? I just built up my new mountain bike (Intense Spider) and I just finished building a rack to carry the aforementioned mountain bike on my motorcycle. Yeah yeah, crosswinds,...
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
I don't see how one would be able to use these...

I don't see how one would be able to use these lights while in town unless you added the dimmer which I didn't bother with because I wasn't planning on using these for conspicuity.

The beam on...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
Thanks! Given the generous time given for the...

Thanks! Given the generous time given for the ride/s, it was pretty easy.

As far as the lights go, the only thing I have to say is...

GOOD. GOLLY. MISS. MOLLY.

I'm VERY impressed with the...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
Thanks! I've already tried a BBG on this...

Thanks!

I've already tried a BBG on this bike and I failed miserably. After completing an ss1k and an ss2k, I figured it's about time a try that BBG again. Who knows, if I'm successful maybe I'll...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
Thanks to Sanjoh's stellar service, I received my...

Thanks to Sanjoh's stellar service, I received my Model 30 spots today! Once I mocked them up, I got to wiring both the 44 floods and the spots. Once the sun drops out of the sky and it's not raining...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
Crap. I was afraid of that. I guess it's back to...

Crap. I was afraid of that. I guess it's back to the man cave for more tinkering. In the mean time if others would like to chime in with more suggestions...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
So I spent today mocking up my 44 floods on...

So I spent today mocking up my 44 floods on homemade "mounts". I used the quotations because they're not really mounts at all! I'm expecting my Model 30 spots to arrive tomorrow (fingers crossed)....
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
I just did a dry run of the pair of 44s I...

I just did a dry run of the pair of 44s I received yesterday and I'm very impressed with their output! I'm also impressed with their compact size... in fact, I just order a pair of Model 30 spots...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
I ordered a pair of 44s late Tuesday night and...

I ordered a pair of 44s late Tuesday night and came home from work today (Thursday) to find the package already waiting for me! Damn that was FAST!

I had a pair of Denali leds (rebranded Vision X...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
:clap:clap:clap Sanjoh, I just sent you a paypal...

:clap:clap:clap Sanjoh, I just sent you a paypal payment on your website for a pair of black 44s! I had one question and one concern so a pm is forthcoming. Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 917,011
Posted By goldenchild
Sanjoh, I haven't sent a pm yet but... I was...

Sanjoh, I haven't sent a pm yet but... I was wondering when you'll have the Model 44s back in stock... I want a pair!!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-21-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,014
Posted By goldenchild
Did a quick write with pics here...

Did a quick write with pics here (http://www.steadyonthehumble.com/?p=2252).

TwinTwin, thanks for the generous offer of gas for my friend Fuzzy! It was much appreciated!

Despite the shortened...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-20-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,014
Posted By goldenchild
6:04am, just pulled into my local Dunkin Donuts...

6:04am, just pulled into my local Dunkin Donuts for HOT coffee. This year's CMR was cut short due to multiple road closures from downed trees. Although it was only half the distant (if that), I still...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-01-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,014
Posted By goldenchild
If the roads don't look like a skating rink, I'm...

If the roads don't look like a skating rink, I'm there. Was pissed that last year's CMR was cancelled.

FWIW, I used a Petzl headlamp attached to my helmet and it worked well. This year I'm going...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-23-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By goldenchild
Wow, thanks for the input everyone! Based on...

Wow, thanks for the input everyone!

Based on the historical info available, I've decided to push back the excursion until late spring - early summer. In addition, I decided to casually head west,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By goldenchild
Greeting all you landlocked folks! I have a weather question.

Hi all, I hail from NYC and this spring I plan on attempting an Iron Butt Bunburner Gold (riding 1500 miles in under 24hrs). I'm thinking of pushing off in early May and was wondering what type of...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By goldenchild
Though I use an RD every time I ride, I...

Though I use an RD every time I ride, I completely agree with Law Dawg. For me, an RD isn't a"get out of jail free" card", nor does it mean you can just speed around at 130mph without a care in the...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By goldenchild
I used the HARD system along with an Escort 8500...

I used the HARD system along with an Escort 8500 for a few seasons. While the HARD system works as promised I never was very happy with it and here's why -

1. The only sensible place to put the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,249
Posted By goldenchild
Berkshires? Sorry, I've had my fair share of off...

Berkshires? Sorry, I've had my fair share of off roading on my piggy :huh. While undoubtedly fun, I'm sick of all the woodland creatures making fun of me.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,249
Posted By goldenchild
I'd say the ride went well considering I almost...

I'd say the ride went well considering I almost turned around in Bklyn since I almost crashed twice just a few blocks from home... remember the other boroughs Mr. Mayor?!!

The food was decent, the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-30-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,249
Posted By goldenchild
Taken on my phone at 3:30 this afternoon on one...

Taken on my phone at 3:30 this afternoon on one of the busier thru street - Houston btwn B'way & Crosy looking west -
http://i830.photobucket.com/albums/zz221/steadyonthehumble/3b41b4b7.jpg

Same...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-30-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,249
Posted By goldenchild
FWIW, a later start time would be great; 11am or...

FWIW, a later start time would be great; 11am or 12pm sounds good and either will work. However, 10am isn't out of the question either... It's an "adventure" right?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-29-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,249
Posted By goldenchild
Rode a bicycle into work from Bklyn and saw this...

Rode a bicycle into work from Bklyn and saw this -
http://i830.photobucket.com/albums/zz221/steadyonthehumble/1d02043d.jpg

The roads aren't too bad but without a ds bike... I may not make it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-26-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,249
Posted By goldenchild
For my own curiosity... this ride is RAIN ...

For my own curiosity... this ride is RAIN (http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/11215)or shine right*?!
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,751
Posted By goldenchild
Thanks LV! Not to worry, I'll be updating...

Thanks LV! Not to worry, I'll be updating s.o.t.h. soon. Life was SUPER crazy for me for a while there and I didn't have the heart/gumption to blog!
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,751
Posted By goldenchild
Thanks folks but I think I'm going to stick to my...

Thanks folks but I think I'm going to stick to my plan and get a Rotopax can and fabbing some sort of rack for it. I need the can to be totally leak proof and to this day I've never had good luck...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,249
Posted By goldenchild
I'm in if Fuzzy's in :clap

I'm in if Fuzzy's in :clap
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,751
Posted By goldenchild
Hauling gas

Long story short - come spring I'm going to attempt an Ironbutt Bunburner Gold (1500 miles in under 24hrs). I ride an RC51 and apart from soft luggage there really isn't any aftermarket touring...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By goldenchild
:clap:clapAWESOME!! Thanks!!:clap:clap

:clap:clapAWESOME!! Thanks!!:clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By goldenchild
Help with installing Hella FF50 aux lights

So I ordered a set from RallyLights and I received them promptly (AWESOME service).

However, to my disappointment, the included wiring harness was not plug and play, nor was it complete - I'm...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By goldenchild
I looked at these before but I couldn't choke...

I looked at these before but I couldn't choke down the price. I finally decided on Denalis (Vision X Solstice) -
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,805
Posted By goldenchild
Sorry, I got lazy. I ordered the Denali kit from...

Sorry, I got lazy. I ordered the Denali kit from Twisted Throttle and received them the next day :clap (they're in RI, I'm in NYC).

Anyhow, since I live in NYC, the ambient light is impossible to...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,805
Posted By goldenchild
I've got an update for you :D! I just spent about...

I've got an update for you :D! I just spent about 5 hours installing the Denalis on my RC51. Yeah, I know I know. The bike belongs on the track but my track days are behind me and I've set the bike...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By goldenchild
Thanks guys... I went ahead and order a pair of...

Thanks guys... I went ahead and order a pair of Vision X Soltice leds instead:clap . If they don't throw out enough light then I' wait until FutureVision has those Philips 4GHIDs back in stock.
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By goldenchild
I don't think the PIAAs are more reliable......

I don't think the PIAAs are more reliable... hence the reason for this thread - to find out from PIAA owners whether they actually are more reliable (for whatever reason) than the already established...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By goldenchild
:rofl I'll title my next thread beginning...

:rofl

I'll title my next thread beginning with - "Beating a baby seal..."

:rofl

But seriously, Xeraux, your posts about the lights being the same thing are all over the threads I've gone...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By goldenchild
Beating a dead horse... TrailTech vs. PIAA

Okay, I've read every thread I can find regarding TrailTech's SCMR16 and PIAA's Cross country lights. Most say that they're the same thing since PIAA supposedly buys their lights from TT, then simply...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By goldenchild
John Ryan, yep, that's him! I'll shoot him a pm...

John Ryan, yep, that's him! I'll shoot him a pm shortly.

As far as the route goes, according to what little info I've learned, he did 81 laps of something, I assume it's the FDR but I can't figure...
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