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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 08:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
I'm an unnatural early riser, getting out the...

I'm an unnatural early riser, getting out the door before 6 isn't a huge challenge. Even so, its going to be a long day in the saddle.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 07:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
And I was just thinking I hadn't heard from you...

And I was just thinking I hadn't heard from you lately... I expect the start of the term has you a little preoccupied...
Yes, this is the first time I've been to Allis, its also the only VSP that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 04:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
I'm not sure we're going to make it over the...

I'm not sure we're going to make it over the border, Sunday looks like it will be a long one without a pair of crossings. The tentative plan is to head southwest to my family's place in the 'Daks....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
That is the same track I've got, and Ive...

That is the same track I've got, and Ive transcribed RT's bridge reroute into a track, so we shouldn't have a problem with the detour.

I have a campsite at Allis for Saturday night, we shouldn't...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Twilight Error
A side effect of your speedo being corrected to...

A side effect of your speedo being corrected to the actual speed is your perceived fuel economy will take a hit because the indicated miles per tank will be reduced.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
You laugh, I see a chance to get paid for riding...

You laugh, I see a chance to get paid for riding - Moto trip concierge services for people with more money than sense. You plot a route and work out all the annoying details, ride it to get a track...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
Excellent. Thanks for working out the detour....

Excellent. Thanks for working out the detour. That will make my ride next weekend a bit easier.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
Excellent. I'm interested to know how much the...

Excellent. I'm interested to know how much the new sections change riding time. It'll obviously take longer, but I don't it'll be much...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
Yeah, I realized his question was a little vague....

Yeah, I realized his question was a little vague. The Rocky Road to Petersham is the most technical part of the route posted as of today, but I think he was asking about your Zen Garden also.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
Yes, it is part of the posted track.

Yes, it is part of the posted track.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
It was a bit dryer when I went through, but I...

It was a bit dryer when I went through, but I could see where the water line had been. The bottom seems to be stiff, there might be a safe path through if it ever dries out enough to get a look at...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
Down that road. What? You can't see the road?

Down that road.

What? You can't see the road?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
Cool! I didn't realize I was the first to do the...

Cool! I didn't realize I was the first to do the whole ride!

I've got new tires for the GS on the way, I'm going to hit it again on Labor Day weekend and take the PDR into Canada for lunch.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 261,428
Posted By Twilight Error
And that is why the GS doesn't go too deep into...

And that is why the GS doesn't go too deep into Patchaug. She's an awesome ride-across-a-continent machine, but not so good in the tight and rocky.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
I went out to the start at East Beach. I wanted...

I went out to the start at East Beach. I wanted to get a feel for the time it would take to ride end-to-end, and riding at a brisk pace, I was out there for 6 hours.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 261,428
Posted By Twilight Error
So that *was* you guys I ran into in Arcadia!

So that *was* you guys I ran into in Arcadia!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
You sent it moments after I left. The track...

You sent it moments after I left.

The track I followed was a lot of fun anyway, I'm having lunch at the Big Y in Greenfield before heading home. As i expected, everything in that route was big...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
Is the latest track in the link? Because my shift...

Is the latest track in the link? Because my shift today was cancelled and I think I'm going to go for a ride.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
I was on that road in Maine, just outside Van...

I was on that road in Maine, just outside Van Buren!

http://twilighterror.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/The-Maine-Event/i-9ZGMxZg/1/L/IMG_0010-L.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 261,428
Posted By Twilight Error
Thanks for the warning, I'll pull out the maps...

Thanks for the warning, I'll pull out the maps tonight and see what I can put together.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 261,428
Posted By Twilight Error
If you can get away on Labor day weekend, I'm...

If you can get away on Labor day weekend, I'm planning to ride Rhode Trip's route from the beach to the PDR and up to Canada.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By Twilight Error
The crown bearing failure has nothing to do with...

The crown bearing failure has nothing to do with your ADV suspension, both the GS and GSA use the same FD housing and bearing. That failure is probably due to incorrect setup at the factory. Fix the...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 32,680
Posted By Twilight Error
That matches my experience, doubly so on the tar...

That matches my experience, doubly so on the tar snakes. Those tires HATE tar snakes.

I really liked the tires, I just didn't like how quickly they wore out.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By Twilight Error
If you've got vibration, it probably isn't the...

If you've got vibration, it probably isn't the driveshaft spline. Your best bet is to remove the drive and swingarm, then inspect both driveshaft joints. Unfortunately, BMW spec'd 'lifetime' joints,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,190
Posted By Twilight Error
Sounds like a plan, have a great trip. Maine,...

Sounds like a plan, have a great trip. Maine, despite all the hassles it puts in the way of Dualsport riders, is one of my favorite places to be. I can live with not being able to get into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,440
Posted By Twilight Error
Full moon or new moon?

Full moon or new moon?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Twilight Error
The first fuse is free, every additional fuse...

The first fuse is free, every additional fuse costs you some troubleshooting.
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,199
Posted By Twilight Error
Mine fits the same as a Nolan, which makes A LOT...

Mine fits the same as a Nolan, which makes A LOT of sense because Nolan makes both.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,199
Posted By Twilight Error
Not that I've noticed on either my N-103 or X-551.

Not that I've noticed on either my N-103 or X-551.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 32,680
Posted By Twilight Error
I had a disappointing experience with the Karoo 3...

I had a disappointing experience with the Karoo 3 tires I bought for a long ride out to the AZBDR. From New England to Texas, everything was great. Once I hot on the hot pavement between Tx and Az,...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,199
Posted By Twilight Error
Another X-Lite 551 here, I'll happily buy another...

Another X-Lite 551 here, I'll happily buy another when mine is ready for retirement. The only complaint I have is one of the pop-up vents on the top of the shell got taken off by a low branch and...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,130
Posted By Twilight Error
Pro tip: When you reach the bottom of the hole,...

Pro tip: When you reach the bottom of the hole, stop digging.
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,130
Posted By Twilight Error
When they start making more R80G/S bikes, I'll...

When they start making more R80G/S bikes, I'll look for one.

Until then...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,130
Posted By Twilight Error
I was thinking the same thing. It would be a...

I was thinking the same thing.

It would be a great solution if you had another bike to inflate the bag, but then you're *probably* not alone. Running the engine for any time without oil is a sure...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,130
Posted By Twilight Error
So, is anyone in the "buy a lighter bike" crowd...

So, is anyone in the "buy a lighter bike" crowd willing to pay for that lighter bike, the trailer and truck to tow it all? SAN addressed that point a long time ago, it isn't a realistic option for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,912
Posted By Twilight Error
Absolutely! A run from the Beach to the...

Absolutely!

A run from the Beach to the Border would be a great way to spend a weekend.

Labor Day... Still pretty warm, but the next three day weekend is Columbus Day.
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,130
Posted By Twilight Error
My GS did go past horizontal once in a stream....

My GS did go past horizontal once in a stream. That was a massively scary moment. 30 miles from the nearest town, alone and barely able to get it upright.

I lost 20 years off my life in that...
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,130
Posted By Twilight Error
Even though I wasn't able to get in on the group...

Even though I wasn't able to get in on the group buy, thank you for doing the legwork. Hopefully this will show Dustriders there is interest in their product over here.

And at ~$200, its a lot...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,130
Posted By Twilight Error
They *are* easier to ride that way...

They *are* easier to ride that way...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,130
Posted By Twilight Error
And it absolutely isn't designed to run upside...

And it absolutely isn't designed to run upside down!
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