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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23,012
Views: 1,550,890
Posted By Speedo66
Take Rt 7 N out of New Milford (near Danbury Ct),...

Take Rt 7 N out of New Milford (near Danbury Ct), up to Falls Village CT in Litchfield Co. Do yourself a favor and have some bacon cinnamon butter waffles at Toymaker's Cafe there, a bike friendly...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 156,655
Posted By Speedo66
Wow, glad to hear you're alright. That had to be...

Wow, glad to hear you're alright. That had to be nasty, but at least it looks like you might get a nice meal out of it. :D Venison jerky is pretty good, too.


Nice pics, looks like an...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23,012
Views: 1,550,890
Posted By Speedo66
British cops? They may be needing to patrol the...

British cops? They may be needing to patrol the Scottish border soon. :huh
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-18-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 156,655
Posted By Speedo66
Depends, how old is the dirt? :D That might...

Depends, how old is the dirt? :D That might qualify you.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 156,655
Posted By Speedo66
They say Café Racer, Bobber, classic, retro or...

They say Café Racer, Bobber, classic, retro or custom bike.

Here's a video of one of their rides: http://vimeo.com/81356954
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23,012
Views: 1,550,890
Posted By Speedo66
Any of you FF's riding the Distinguished...

Any of you FF's riding the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride this year? It's the 28th, good excuse to dress up a little for a good cause, and ride your vintage or retro bike. I signed up to do it in...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 156,655
Posted By Speedo66
Anyone else riding the Distinguished Gentleman's...

Anyone else riding the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride in Cincinnati on the 28th?

If the weather's good, I'm going. Dress up a little for a good cause. Good excuse to exercise that vintage or...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By Speedo66
I believe that ride is on the 28th, not the 25th.

I believe that ride is on the 28th, not the 25th.
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 535,769
Posted By Speedo66
Yup, that's pretty much what my rim looked like. ...

Yup, that's pretty much what my rim looked like.

And then there's the debris. NYC is so exciting, especially going through long underpasses on the highway. You lose your daylight vision, and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23,012
Views: 1,550,890
Posted By Speedo66
Hmm.... read your quote again, you may have...

Hmm.... read your quote again, you may have missed a word or two.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 535,769
Posted By Speedo66
What are the chances that the ultra smooth NYC...

What are the chances that the ultra smooth NYC street surface may have put a dent in your rim? :huh

I once hit a pothole so deep on the LIE that it deeply dented both sides of the front rim,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 535,769
Posted By Speedo66
I also had the wobble with stock suspension. ...

I also had the wobble with stock suspension. Started as the original tires were wearing down. At 6K miles I changed to Bridgestone Spitfire S-11's and the wobble disappeared.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,463,293
Posted By Speedo66
Why be so conventional?

Why be so conventional?
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,349
Posted By Speedo66
Have you considered a Kaw W650? Reviewers liked...

Have you considered a Kaw W650? Reviewers liked them better than the Bonnevilles.

They're in the same price range, and they're like having a Bonneville without the problems. So far, no reported...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,450
Posted By Speedo66
You should be ashamed, because we all speak...

You should be ashamed, because we all speak Swedish so much better than you speak English. :D

Hot rummor: A new Swedish off road brand will appear that will actually be made in Sweden by leftover...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 535,769
Posted By Speedo66
Ah, the Great Barrington Syndrome. :D The...

Ah, the Great Barrington Syndrome. :D

The Jerk is quite the mechanic, he pulled his carbs apart and completely fixed the above problem in the hostile and unsanitary environment of a liquor store...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By Speedo66
Not so much in the US. Certain high end bikes...

Not so much in the US. Certain high end bikes maybe, or certain segments, but for the most part, I don't think it matters that much.

Sweden is the home of safety, to a fault. They invent padded...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-14-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,463,293
Posted By Speedo66
Thanks for letting me know, if I'm up that way...

Thanks for letting me know, if I'm up that way I'll avoid it. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 285,029
Posted By Speedo66
Napoleons also came in black. Not sure if that...

Napoleons also came in black. Not sure if that brand is still in business.
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 535,769
Posted By Speedo66
See if the drain screw is loose, if so, tighten. ...

See if the drain screw is loose, if so, tighten. Really? :D

As far as the float valve, first thing is to give the bottom of the carb a few whacks with the plastic handle of a big screwdriver. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-14-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,463,293
Posted By Speedo66
Here's an alternative for when you head up to CT....

Here's an alternative for when you head up to CT. BBQ place in Sharon reviewed by the Times. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 8,886,633
Posted By Speedo66
And a night stick and a '56 Ford. Great...

And a night stick and a '56 Ford.

Great period shot.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 8,886,633
Posted By Speedo66
For some reason, the term Butterface comes to...

For some reason, the term Butterface comes to mind.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 156,655
Posted By Speedo66
No response, guess I'm out tonight too.

No response, guess I'm out tonight too.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 535,769
Posted By Speedo66
That was my post. Absolutely nothing wrong with...

That was my post. Absolutely nothing wrong with the tail light and running lights if you don't screw with them. Like I did. :D

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25026038&postcount=3130...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 156,655
Posted By Speedo66
Any other votes for Wunderbar?...

Any other votes for Wunderbar? http://www.yelp.com/biz/wunderbar-covington

https://plus.google.com/113428183718139853665/about?gl=us&hl=en
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 1,629,516
Posted By Speedo66
Broken spokes. I haven't looked closely at this...

Broken spokes. I haven't looked closely at this one yet, but a quick look didn't spot any broken spokes.

The spokes have gone through the rim strips, duct tape, electrical tape, etc.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 156,655
Posted By Speedo66
I didn't say I would eat at either. :deal ...

I didn't say I would eat at either. :deal :lol3 You never saw me eat pizza at Marion's.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-10-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 156,655
Posted By Speedo66
Just checked the Yelp reviews. The Chinese...

Just checked the Yelp reviews. The Chinese buffet got pretty mediocre reviews, Wunderbar got wunderbar reviews. I'd vote for Wunderbar, but will go to either.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23,012
Views: 1,550,890
Posted By Speedo66
Based on prior experience, thief will be found in...

Based on prior experience, thief will be found in hospital suffering from either a dead leg from repeated attempts at kick starting, or a split achilles tendon from where it kicked back.

Beautiful...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 1,629,516
Posted By Speedo66
I ran mine the past two years all through the...

I ran mine the past two years all through the winter when I was in the NE. Bike ran fine, better maybe because of the colder, denser, air.

Running electric clothing is iffy because of the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-10-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 156,655
Posted By Speedo66
Is there a good Mexican or BBQ place that fits...

Is there a good Mexican or BBQ place that fits the size requirements, with a central location?

Gameday sounds good, but that's got to be a haul for the KY or IN guys.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23,012
Views: 1,550,890
Posted By Speedo66
Yeah, that's pretty much what I thought. too. ...

Yeah, that's pretty much what I thought. too. With the addition of fuel tanks, I think "rig" is also acceptable. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23,012
Views: 1,550,890
Posted By Speedo66
What's the difference between a truck and and...

What's the difference between a truck and and SUV? :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23,012
Views: 1,550,890
Posted By Speedo66
Yuck, bad place to be stranded, especially with...

Yuck, bad place to be stranded, especially with luggage, glad everything worked out OK.

Went riding on Sun., here's the report...... ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 535,769
Posted By Speedo66
That quote should be on the cover of every shop...

That quote should be on the cover of every shop manual. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,463,293
Posted By Speedo66
Went riding with a group on Sun. down in northern...

Went riding with a group on Sun. down in northern Kentucky. Who the fuck ever thought I'd be riding in KY? One stop was a state park called Big Bone Lick. Cue in the banjo music, sounds sort of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23,012
Views: 1,550,890
Posted By Speedo66
Steve, that definitely looks comfortable for a...

Steve, that definitely looks comfortable for a cross country trip.

Let's face it, do you really need more than 6" of seat room? :D

If that truly is yours, have fun with it. When do the off...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 535,769
Posted By Speedo66
I checked the fuse, it is labeled tail light on...

I checked the fuse, it is labeled tail light on the fuse cover, and it was indeed blown. Replaced it, and it blew again.

I had replaced the stock tail light and turn signals with aftermarket a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 535,769
Posted By Speedo66
Thanks Sean, will check the fuses. You mean I...

Thanks Sean, will check the fuses. You mean I can't just throw a penny wrapped in aluminum foil in there? :D
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