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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-15-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By MWValley
What is it? We are counting on you to ID it! ...

What is it? We are counting on you to ID it! Tell us more!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-15-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
This is a good ol Guzzi. You think so, Good Ol?

In in perfect harmony with the Guzzi theme, I saw this wonderful bike at work today. I loved the gas-stained Del Ortos, the rusty generator pulley, and the big drum brakes. This bike is very cool. It...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Recently got a pair of SG-10 Moto boots. Comfy...

Recently got a pair of SG-10 Moto boots. Comfy from the get go . Best boots I have ever put on my feet. Last pair http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/17/fbad7276aa668f5e9b5c5e6c70782bd1.jpglasted...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
I'm posting here as a rider, not as the guy who...

I'm posting here as a rider, not as the guy who sells Firstgear and other branded boots at that store in NH. I've have had good luck with my Firstgear Kilimanjaro high boots (which I bought with my...
Forum: Regional forums 09-17-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 62,536
Posted By MWValley
Also at work, which isn't all bad. Please have a...

Also at work, which isn't all bad. Please have a lot of fun for me in any event. I am sure we'll get to read all about it later! :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Yes they are. Dan Kennedy from Bartlett was...

Yes they are. Dan Kennedy from Bartlett was ridin' his vintage C-10 Concours through Rangely and overta Gorham, NH this weekend, when someone got him to pull over. His rear brake was throwing a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 45,240
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Posted By MWValley
rally prizes

I hope someone asked a certain NH motorcycle book publisher (who shall remain nameless) for some door prizes for this rally. I know they would be glad to donate a pair of excellent motorcycling...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
I used to live right up the road in downtown...

I used to live right up the road in downtown Rockland. I've eaten the "7 Napkin Burger" there several times. It is VERY good and has rightfully won some rather major awards I hear. I am a burger...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-31-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
More Owls Head Sunrise over Fryeburg on the...

More Owls Head

Sunrise over Fryeburg on the way to the coast.

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg215/45th_Parallel/DSCF7324_zps50cc9391.jpg

Awesome 1977 XL
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-31-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
I saw a guy put his DR-Z 400 COMPLETELY inside a...

I saw a guy put his DR-Z 400 COMPLETELY inside a Honda Element. He unbolts the front wheel. Then he made up an axle for a 6-inch lawn mower wheel. Installs tiny wheel on forks. Rolls it in nose...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Thanks for the kind words! Don't get too close...

Thanks for the kind words! Don't get too close however. It's a 20-foot paint job for sure. There are plenty of battle scars but it runs, turns, and stops.

I think it will get a lot more...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
This is friggin' funny. It IS the rolling...

This is friggin' funny. It IS the rolling Tupperware bike. If my count is accurate, it has THIRTY body panels. Yes, thirty. It was an evil-handling beast with the ancient, flat-spotted tires. With a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Owls Head. I had hoped to go to the vintage...

Owls Head. I had hoped to go to the vintage thing on my new-to-me Pacific Coast on Saturday. But my buddy is leanin' on me to ride the Success Pond Road area instead. Hmmm. Tough choices.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 171,634
Posted By MWValley
Glenn, Thanks for the reply. I am hoping a...

Glenn,

Thanks for the reply. I am hoping a standard carb removal, partial dis-assembly and ultrasonic dunk tank treatment will do the trick. The rest of the bike, I understand is very, very...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Just wonderin'...

Anybody have any experience with Honda's iconic "body by Tupperware" Pacific Coast 800?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
You ain't lyin' brother! Good work guys! I was...

You ain't lyin' brother! Good work guys! I was working in a warehouse yesterday and you all were living the dream on knobbies. I think I know who is smarter. Sweet!
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 171,634
Posted By MWValley
PC800 at last

I've admired the PC800 from the day I first read they were coming to market. Probably was in a 1988 motorcycle magazine. They cost what? Nine grand? I had nine bucks to my name at the time. Never...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Who knew?

http://www.yuenglingsicecream.com/

If it's as good as their beer, I want some of this. Going to Cape May NJ in two weeks. I might need to load up with dry ice and bring some of this creamy...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,543
Posted By MWValley
I go with (the) Flo. I have for many years. I...

I go with (the) Flo. I have for many years. I have a nearly new DL650 and DR650. Massive coverage on both bikes for uninsured motorists, roadside assistance, $3,000 worth accessories per bike with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
That V-Strom is never going to overheat. I've...

That V-Strom is never going to overheat. I've got about 60,000 V-Strom miles so far and I can barely ever remember the fan kicking on. Radiator and oil cooler seem to do a good job. Even when...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Correct! The Dragon on most days is a circus. ...

Correct! The Dragon on most days is a circus. There are better roads to ride not far from there that don't bore you and put you at risk from unskilled riders and drivers alike.

I rode the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
New Progressive ad. I love it! Go with the Flo, eh?

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg215/45th_Parallel/floonaKTM_zps34c8fb86.png
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,150
Posted By MWValley
Wade is steering you straight. The northern end...

Wade is steering you straight. The northern end of the Paul Hill Road is NOT big bike friendly. Not for mere mortal riders anyhow. Jimmy Lewis could probably ride an R1200GS up that sucker but I am...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,150
Posted By MWValley
If anybody needs help with any part of the...

If anybody needs help with any part of the northern half of the route, I am familiar with it and happy to help you. I live up here on the route. Bring a paper map, the DeLorme Atlas and Gazetteer is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
I appreciate the sage advice! Now I have to plan...

I appreciate the sage advice! Now I have to plan a ride that will end in PA for the night. Hmmm..... I can do that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Thanks! I can't tell you glad I was to hear the...

Thanks! I can't tell you glad I was to hear the Dale's wasn't all that great. Here I am thinking it's taken me years to nail down some Yuengling on my own and now I've got to go figure out where to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Based on years of rave reviews I had to pick up...

Based on years of rave reviews I had to pick up some of this while I was visiting my son on the south Jersey shore. I hope it's good. :evil I listened to tiny bottle ringing noises on every bump...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 23,010
Posted By MWValley
Bravo, mon ami! Bravo. I will follow your...

Bravo, mon ami! Bravo. I will follow your progress with keen interest.

The Hampster Ride. I can't wait. I've just put new tires on the V-Strom, too.

Now I just need a day off!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
I never had the pleasure of knowing Nate. But any...

I never had the pleasure of knowing Nate. But any of those photos makes me sure in an instant, that I'd have been pleased to know him.

The sparkle in his eyes reminds me very much of my 25-year...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
UT Rt 12

Just back in town after 2,000+ miles of American Southwest street riding. If I had known it was that good, I'd have gone there 30 years ago. OK I am a slow learner. I'll have to live with that.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
RT? Are you going daft old man?! They don't...

RT? Are you going daft old man?! They don't even make knobbies to fit that beast! :rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
FREE leftover KLR parts for A model Kaw

I happen to know an outfitter which is giving away, FREE to any one who wants these parts. One side of the Studebaker type KLR650 crashbars. I think it's the right side. Also the right side KLR650...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Now if they'd been driving Rovers they'd be fine....

Now if they'd been driving Rovers they'd be fine. :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,094
Posted By MWValley
EVERYWHERE! Vermont is awesome. Do this....

EVERYWHERE! Vermont is awesome.

Do this. Buy a DeLorme's Atlas and Gazetteer for Vermont. Best twenty bucks you'll ever spend. Find all the little roads often shown as a dotted line. Go ride...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Very, very clean V-Strom! Where'd you ever find...

Very, very clean V-Strom! Where'd you ever find such a thing?!! :eek1
(Hey my friend, the title is in the mail. Ride well and far!)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
With basic mechanical tools you can do it...

With basic mechanical tools you can do it yourself. It's not really that hard. I did two of them this winter. If an old Air Force guy can do it well, it can't be that complicated. How many miles...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Bob, I don't know these guys but there's a dude...

Bob, I don't know these guys but there's a dude in Vermont who will be in a number of future episodes. They call him Captain Two Stroke. I know him better as Walter MacNeil from Danville VT. He is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,483
Posted By MWValley
Was there ever any doubt? :huh

Was there ever any doubt? :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 45,240
Views: 2,648,934
Posted By MWValley
Local guy goes to work for KTM

This is interesting (to me anyhow). My Tucker Rocky (giant motorcycle parts and gear distributors) representative for the past many years, is now the KTM regional sales manager dude for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,483
Posted By MWValley
I will pop over there if you like. Just say the...

I will pop over there if you like. Just say the word. That is if it's passable without a snow machine. Because I don't have a snow machine.

Christ oh shit Buddy! I've heard folks from upta...
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