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Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,445
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Did you use the Motoelectric kit for your battery...

Did you use the Motoelectric kit for your battery power, ground, and starter wire upgrade? I purchased the kit a few weeks ago for mine but haven't tried to install it yet. The standard wiring (Xmas...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Look dude, I have helped create only two things...

Look dude, I have helped create only two things worth a damn in this world since I showed up- my daughter and an aluminum bracket to hold a tool tube on my XT. And I bent the fuckin' bracket when I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Looks like I'd better do some pm tonight. Or at...

Looks like I'd better do some pm tonight. Or at least make sure it will start.

Koyote, I am truly envious:bow
Have fun down there man!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
That was the best ride I went on all year... I...

That was the best ride I went on all year... I couldn't be bummed out. And like Kev said- it added character! Unfortunately it's also rusting like hell so I have to do something.

It's supposed to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I dragged the old XT out of the shed last night...

I dragged the old XT out of the shed last night but it needs a new set of chain & sprockets installed before I take it for a ride. Also, a couple years ago I tipped it over on my trailer and put a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-29-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By XT_Driftwood
You"ll sell it within a month. An OC chopper will...

You"ll sell it within a month. An OC chopper will look bitchin' parked outside the Harrisville diner but the long rake and utter lack of rear suspension is going to make trail riding a chore.

But...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,272
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Are you thinking of an enclosed cargo trailer or...

Are you thinking of an enclosed cargo trailer or an rv toy hauler?
The wife and I bought a new Cherokee Grey Wolf toy hauler a couple years ago. We love it. I think I'm going to bring it to this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,272
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Good points,I must admit. Riding trumps...

Good points,I must admit. Riding trumps wrenching, especially in the ultra-short riding season we enjoy.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,272
Posted By XT_Driftwood
You guys are depressing the hell out of...

You guys are depressing the hell out of me.:waysad That thing is 21 years newer than my dual sport!

I'd part with three large for it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-21-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Shouldn't you be posting down in Jo Mama? That's...

Shouldn't you be posting down in Jo Mama? That's where all the members who don't actually have bikes hang out.

I do happen to have an old 250cc Honda Rebel in my basement you can borrow this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 202,263
Posted By XT_Driftwood
My two brothers and I piled on that Diablo Rouge...

My two brothers and I piled on that Diablo Rouge and took it out on a frozen swamp one day. The DR had cleated tracks but no studs or cat paws and the skis were just wide flat boards.

My brother...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 202,263
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Yep, that's the beastie I remember. The throttle...

Yep, that's the beastie I remember. The throttle was on the left and the brake was on the right. It made switching sleds interesting.

The skis on the sled were made of wood.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 202,263
Posted By XT_Driftwood
That would be a Diablo Rouge. My brother had one....

That would be a Diablo Rouge. My brother had one. They were slow but unbelievable fun. The sled section was so long on his that three people could fit behind the driver.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 202,263
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Congrats David! That's a nice looking trike.:clap...

Congrats David! That's a nice looking trike.:clap

I dig the white walls.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Hey now, I passed through Cortland on Sunday. We...

Hey now, I passed through Cortland on Sunday. We took my daughter back to Ithaca.

You guys have almost no snow. You could be riding now!

Bummer that they closed that Hess station between...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'll bring my table-top two burner stove. Chicken...

I'll bring my table-top two burner stove. Chicken riggies with jalapenos are a traditional race-day meal, I think.

If they aren't, they should be.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
We need to sucker... I mean, recruit Dave onto...

We need to sucker... I mean, recruit Dave onto our team.

That way the rest of us can sandbag it all day and he can make up the time:D

FYI, I can eat my weight in Gianelli sausage!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
My thoughts exactly. Six people on a team, that's...

My thoughts exactly. Six people on a team, that's only four hours per rider.
I can ride pretty hard offroad for 15 minutes or so. How much harder can four hours be?

I'm going to start shopping...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
We should get an over-40 team together for this: ...

We should get an over-40 team together for this:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1037039

Tug Hill riders represent!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-02-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,272
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Which state campground is closest? The only...

Which state campground is closest?

The only one I'm seeing is Cranberry Lake.

edit- never mind, I see it must be Higley Flow.

I'm going to try and make this.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-30-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
If a fellow sets forth on a sunny morn and...

If a fellow sets forth on a sunny morn and sallies about the countryside on a motorbike, he is said to be on a jaunt.

I think we have to allow it.:jjen
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,548
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Whitewater Challengers and ARO both offer trips...

Whitewater Challengers and ARO both offer trips on the Black River in Watertown also.

I've been twice. Once during a long dry spell in the summer... the ride was okay but not awesome. Once during...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-19-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,734
Posted By XT_Driftwood
That cat has you wrapped around his finger......

That cat has you wrapped around his finger... err, claw...toe...phalanx...whatever you call those things.

Tiny pain dagger, maybe.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,548
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I can't see your picture, but the Golden Crescent...

I can't see your picture, but the Golden Crescent is the Eastern shore of the lake from around Henderson up to Cape Vincent.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,548
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I live 30 minutes away from DFAS. Rome itself...

I live 30 minutes away from DFAS. Rome itself doesn't have much to offer but it's right in the middle of quite a bit. Syracuse, the Adirondacks, the Finger Lakes, the St Lawrence, Tug Hill, Sacketts...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-06-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,734
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Congrats, Chuck!:clap She sounds great!

Congrats, Chuck!:clap


She sounds great!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
You're gonna get dumped on! Right now they...

You're gonna get dumped on!

Right now they are predicting the snow to fall north of me. And that's good.... very good.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-08-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,734
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Changing the belts on my bike turned out to be a...

Changing the belts on my bike turned out to be a royal pain in the ass, but that was because I had to remove the forward header pipe to remove the belt covers and one of the exhaust studs snapped off...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Hmm... In theory I could trailer two bikes up to...

Hmm... In theory I could trailer two bikes up to chez operose and do both loops.:evil

Definitely going to try and keep this weekend open:clap

BTW, the fam and I camp a lot. I can make a great...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-22-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
You're the devil.:mad?

You're the devil.:mad?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-22-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Thanks guys! The problem is that I do most...

Thanks guys!

The problem is that I do most of my internetin' at work, and they block all the image hosting sites.

I've seen a lot of red X's in my day!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Birthday today and my wife surprised me with a...

Birthday today and my wife surprised me with a shiny new Cagiva coffee mug (and a couple pounds of Utica Coffee Adirondack Roast to go with it). If I had a Photo hosting account I'd post up a pic and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-17-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
The Osceola Outpost is that red building in your...

The Osceola Outpost is that red building in your photo, across the street from the hotel.

I prefer the food at the Outpost but the Hotel definitely has more "character"!

I tip my hat to you for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-17-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Truer words have never been spoken (or posted):nod

Truer words have never been spoken (or posted):nod
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-17-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Speaking as someone who lives a few miles from...

Speaking as someone who lives a few miles from there...

The food is better next door at the Outpost.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-17-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Adkpatroller, I wish I could join you, I love me...

Adkpatroller, I wish I could join you, I love me some barbeque, but my nephew's last football game is Saturday. He asked me to come watch, and he doesn't ask for much.

I've been commuting as...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,284
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'm heading to Cortland, NY Wednesday night,...

I'm heading to Cortland, NY Wednesday night, 10/15, and would be happy to haul Chuck's bike that far for nuthin.

But it would still be a long way from Philly and we'd have to find a helpful...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Customers from Mass-a-choo-sits visiting...

Customers from Mass-a-choo-sits visiting tomorrow. Can't do it.

Have fun!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
I'm trying to clear my mind of the knowledge that...

I'm trying to clear my mind of the knowledge that you guys will be riding tomorrow whilst I slave away in my cubicle.:cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-26-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,803
Posted By XT_Driftwood
Wish I'd known about the Remsen event sooner......

Wish I'd known about the Remsen event sooner... it looks like a hoot and it couldn't be much closer.

Think my 31-year old XT would be considered vintage?
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