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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:52 AM
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Posted By jimmr
You could look at the part numbers on the two...

You could look at the part numbers on the two bikes, somewhere like here (http://www.partspitstop.com/oemparts/#/l/yam/500461aef8700209bc7954ec/2008-wr250r-wr25rxl-parts), that might tell you.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-26-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27,961
Views: 2,333,137
Posted By jimmr
The first method for estimating the intelligence...

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Great job, RedPower, keep up the good work!:queenie.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-26-2014, 03:10 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Nice tagging (and brucing, PC-Rider:cry)...

Nice tagging (and brucing, PC-Rider:cry) everyone:clap:clap.

And congrats on the bike and socks, Buzzbomber. I picked up a pair of those socks on sale earlier in the week, but haven't tried them...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-26-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 369,398
Posted By jimmr
Looks like the right spot. We wait. I suppose,...

Looks like the right spot. We wait. I suppose, until someone claims it or it defaults to you after a timeout.

Hmmm. I'm not sure I saw that "Welcome All Motorcyclists" sign you did:D.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-26-2014, 09:17 AM
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Posted By jimmr
:clap:clap Take advantage of the weather if you...

:clap:clap
Take advantage of the weather if you can!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-25-2014, 04:53 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Ha! The orange seat was retired a long time ago,...

Ha! The orange seat was retired a long time ago, just down the road from the previous tag:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2013-04/2013-04-25161617_zps395bdf8d.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-25-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Not the grab, but one from my list. A couple of...

Not the grab, but one from my list. A couple of years ago:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2012-10/2012-10-07122153_zps53bdbe07.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-24-2014, 10:48 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Did it a couple of years ago when I was young(er)...

Did it a couple of years ago when I was young(er) and more naive, but the 650 is currently out of commission. The 250 is better suited to the moonscape roads of NYC, but not sure it would be worth...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By jimmr
:clap:clap Nicely done, Doc. Just back from the...

:clap:clap Nicely done, Doc.
Just back from the grocery shopping and was about to set out for it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27,961
Views: 2,333,137
Posted By jimmr
:clap:clap KL_ARRR, you obviously got the Polly...

:clap:clap KL_ARRR, you obviously got the Polly Gas station.
I noticed it wasn't on StreetView last night when I checked too,
no idea how long they've been there, it's not a road I've been
on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2014, 10:19 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Ah, OK. I looked for the wrong thing in the tag...

Ah, OK. I looked for the wrong thing in the tag list when I got back and didn't get a match, blame the fozen fingers. Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By jimmr
New tag.

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-21141659_zpsc4c210f5.jpg (http://s900.photobucket.com/user/foetoebouquet/media/2014-12/2014-12-21141659_zpsc4c210f5.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27,961
Views: 2,333,137
Posted By jimmr
Thanks. The 650 is still in the huff from not...

Thanks. The 650 is still in the huff from not getting ridden enough, what ails it specifically is beyond my ken, I've checked the obvious things; it'll have to go to the shop.

Nice riding today,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By jimmr
Tag got.

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-21%2013.41.39_zpsbvf8e5jx.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 46,448
Views: 9,336,055
Posted By jimmr
Although it was a few months ago, this post (...

Although it was a few months ago, this post ( http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24648158&postcount=43537) should give some idea. Also, using a Craigslist aggregator like searchtempest...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-17-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27,961
Views: 2,333,137
Posted By jimmr
:clap:clap Suspected you'd go for that and...

:clap:clap
Suspected you'd go for that and spoil my cunning plan to use up an unused vacation day. Surprised you found it so easily, what with all those obfuscating extra clues:lol3.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 46,448
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Posted By jimmr
I have 13T/47T and non-OEM T63 tyres and the...

I have 13T/47T and non-OEM T63 tyres and the speedo is off by 20%. When I got the new-to-me '08 last May it had 12T/43T and MT21s, and all I can say is the speedo was way off, didn't measure it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 46,448
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Posted By jimmr
As I understand it, the OEM speedometer and...

As I understand it, the OEM speedometer and odometer are usually off by different percentages, and calibrating one or the other with, say, a SpeedoDRD, will still leave the other off by some. I don't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 415,488
Posted By jimmr
Best thing I saw at the show, other than the...

Best thing I saw at the show, other than the Grom:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/P1040934_zps926f96da.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 369,398
Posted By jimmr
New tag

My original plan for the tag drop didn't work out, in the 18 months since I'd been there the access road has been marked "private", and Google Maps has managed to spell the name right. This is what...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 09:15 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Nice day to be out, no heated gear necessary. The...

Nice day to be out, no heated gear necessary. The Devil's Tree in Basking Ridge, NJ:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/P1040939_zps224f7338.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 09:09 PM
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Posted By jimmr
:y0! The Devil's Tree in Basking Ridge: ...

:y0! The Devil's Tree in Basking Ridge:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/P1040939_zps224f7338.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 04:25 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Thanks, Doc. Google Maps gives the location of...

Thanks, Doc. Google Maps gives the location of the tag as on an unpaved extension of

Mountainview Blvd
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
40.639674,-74.587453

though there are gates at both ends...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 11:51 AM
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Views: 369,398
Posted By jimmr
Tag got

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-14%2013.42.05_zpsmzqd6fuf.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-12-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 415,488
Posted By jimmr
Lunch before the show this afternoon: ...

Lunch before the show this afternoon:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-12%2013.02.14_zpsclhvm5qw.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 01:58 PM
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Views: 415,488
Posted By jimmr
Mmmmm

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-12/2014-12-08%2019.31.48_zpsyn7alstw.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By jimmr
When I bought my first ever bike 5 or so years...

When I bought my first ever bike 5 or so years ago I found this (http://www.ssreg.com/middlesexvotech/classes/classes.asp?catID=2508&page=2). I did it at least twice, partly because it was just fun...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,337
Posted By jimmr
Only having had 2 helmets, the XD4 is much worse...

Only having had 2 helmets, the XD4 is much worse at fogging than the older Arai Quantum-2 I had. With the Quantum-2 I had great success with using a Pinlock, and also with using a Respro Foggy breath...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 46,448
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Posted By jimmr
I got my '08 in May and I was getting 60+ MPG as...

I got my '08 in May and I was getting 60+ MPG as I futzed with it to get it in shape, mostly on country and well-groomed gravel roads. Last month at the Pine Barrens 500 I spent most of 2 days in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 75,574
Posted By jimmr
Red, thanks for that. I had no idea there was...

Red, thanks for that. I had no idea there was such a thing as a slow race. Are they very common, what are the rules and track like? Count me in for next time!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-29-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By jimmr
On the North side of the Mighty Watchung...

On the North side of the Mighty Watchung Mountains:lol3.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-28-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By jimmr
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 30,660
Posted By jimmr
I only met her at the recent PB500, when I helped...

I only met her at the recent PB500, when I helped pick up her bike, and off and on after that as I tried to keep up with her group during the rest of the event; I never saw her without a big grin on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 415,488
Posted By jimmr
Hiker snapped pictures of bear before fatal attack in West Milford.

http://www.nj.com/passaic-county/index.ssf/2014/11/hiker_snapped_pictures_of_bear_before_fatal_attack_in_west_milford.html
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 46,448
Views: 9,336,055
Posted By jimmr
I referenced one a few pages back: HERE...

I referenced one a few pages back: HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11242609&postcount=8056). The link in there near the top to a wr250rforum thread...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By jimmr
Re: NJ, Tuesday, 11/24, Mixed Surface Ride

Wish I could, but just not quite enough notification for me, despite having flex time and a surplus of vacation days to take before the end of the year. Enjoy the ride!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 82,286
Posted By jimmr
You didn't kill it for me, but this year's riding...

You didn't kill it for me, but this year's riding didn't work out as planned. There are still some within reasonable reach I'd planned to visit.

It's just a coincidence, not a conspiracy:lol3.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27,961
Views: 2,333,137
Posted By jimmr
Last Saturday morning, -2C: ...

Last Saturday morning, -2C:
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/foetoebouquet/2014-11/2014-11-15%2007.13.58_zpsyxxagpgx.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 46,448
Views: 9,336,055
Posted By jimmr
Re: Lean angle sensor - missing black wire?

Perhaps that's a difference between the North American and European models? In this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11242609&postcount=8056) post describing how to get in to the mode:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-16-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 415,488
Posted By jimmr
Somehow the torch of sticker disbursement has...

Somehow the torch of sticker disbursement has been passed to me. The transfer was reminiscent of a bride tossing a bouquet and no one wanting to catch it; KL_ARRR was quicker in getting out of the...
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