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Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By plasticweld
Scott Great write up. Often times we plan great...

Scott Great write up. Often times we plan great adventures with our bikes, we pick the place, pick the equipment and then dream of all of the fun to be had on the bike with the stuff in the place of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,819
Posted By plasticweld
A good rule of thumb is that going down hill you...

A good rule of thumb is that going down hill you have 10 percent less tire adhesion and going up hill 10 percent more. A question I often ask riders whom I am coaching is if they feel un-comfortable...
Forum: Trials 03-22-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,884
Posted By plasticweld
My trials bike is for sale a Gas-Gas 280 pro 2002...

My trials bike is for sale a Gas-Gas 280 pro 2002 for $2300 I am in Up-state New York send me a Pm if you are interested
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,058
Posted By plasticweld
Thanks for the kind words I do everything I...

Thanks for the kind words

I do everything I can to talk customers out of a flat color. As an example the only difference between a flat black and a gloss black is the clear coat finish it is the...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,058
Posted By plasticweld
Paint Work, Plastic Repair, Gas Tank Sealing, Dent repair

We specialize in plastic repair, painting gas tank repair and sealing
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Forum: Vendors 01-18-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By plasticweld
I luck out on this one, being hard of hearing and...

I luck out on this one, being hard of hearing and really not able to talk on the phone I seldom ever answer the phone in the shop, it says right on my web site do not call unless you have contacted...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,737
Posted By plasticweld
I never had any idea when I started this thread...

I never had any idea when I started this thread that there were so many who raced either currently or in the past.

I guess this is why every once in awhile when you come up on a guy on a old...
Forum: Face plant 12-31-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
Thanks for sharing, I will keep you in my prayers...

Thanks for sharing, I will keep you in my prayers for quick healing after the shoulder replacement. I admire you for being out there and still and riding and not giving up the bike even after a bad...
Forum: Face plant 12-20-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,827
Posted By plasticweld
It is not true that you would know your motor has...

It is not true that you would know your motor has blown. top speed into that corner on my bike which is similar to Rachels is about 170 to 175 on my speedo which is of coarse fast like all stock...
Forum: Vendors 12-18-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,019
Posted By plasticweld
If you are willing to do all that I will be glad...

If you are willing to do all that I will be glad to help you out.. I will send you a PM or you can contact us at our web site using Sales@EmpireGP.com and just send me note and we can swap all of...
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,019
Posted By plasticweld
Send me your email and I will send you all of the...

Send me your email and I will send you all of the info you need to make any repairs you have to your plastic. I can give you all of the places you need to get your materials and some how to info of...
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,019
Posted By plasticweld
Our average price Tony if someone has not already...

Our average price Tony if someone has not already used another sealer that has failed in the tank is $175 to acid clean the inside and then seal with the stuff featured on our home page, it has a...
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,019
Posted By plasticweld
You would have to explain to me what HDPE stands...

You would have to explain to me what HDPE stands for I have never heard of the prefix
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,019
Posted By plasticweld
We also repair motorcycle lugage and...

We also repair motorcycle lugage and plasticwelding
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,474
Posted By plasticweld
I have been riding since I was 15, I am 50 now,...

I have been riding since I was 15, I am 50 now, raced motorcross as a kid then observed trials then super motto and still road race, still rip it up on the R1, over 40 plus crashes at the track and...
Forum: Racing 12-08-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,737
Posted By plasticweld
cdub122...

cdub122 (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=134194)<SCRIPT type=text/javascript> vbmenu_register("postmenu_11575655", true); </SCRIPT> Those are some great photos and your form is excellent....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,312
Posted By plasticweld
Some pictures from the fire tower, I have been up...

Some pictures from the fire tower, I have been up there on my dual sport a few years ago and these were taken last winter, still a great ride on the sled. Water crossings might not be fun on the...
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,827
Posted By plasticweld
You are right she had no idea she had problems...

You are right she had no idea she had problems until the engine locked up. She did manage to scare everyone behind her because they knew what was about to happen. The photos do not show it but I...
Forum: Racing 12-06-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,737
Posted By plasticweld
Does anyone else here road race?

Just wondering if there are others here who are into road racing? or compete in other types of racing. I race CCS mid Atlantic serries and figured there must be other adrenaline junkies here on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,312
Posted By plasticweld
The roads are open but not to two wheeled...

The roads are open but not to two wheeled vehicles after Dec 15th these are all groomed snowmobile roads in the winter. There are also a bunch of great trails up there that used to be open and now...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-30-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,312
Posted By plasticweld
There is a guy on here named Justforme who rides...

There is a guy on here named Justforme who rides up that way just about every weekend and knows all of the roads and paths. Not sure if he is still riding this late in the year, I think he stops...
Forum: Face plant 11-28-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,827
Posted By plasticweld
A Blown engine, oil on the tire and a crash then a fire :{

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,127
Posted By plasticweld
I wear a back protector all of the time and a...

I wear a back protector all of the time and a combo chest and back protector some of the time. I road race along with the off road stuff I do on the Tiger and from what the medical people tell me at...
Forum: Face plant 11-28-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,073
Posted By plasticweld
SuperHawk I did just as you mentioned when it...

SuperHawk I did just as you mentioned when it came to making a repair on my shift lever many years ago and it worked well. I used a grade 2 bolt and nut then slide a piece of rubber tube over the...
Forum: Face plant 11-18-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
There is another video I have posted in this...

There is another video I have posted in this thread where my son and I are both on KTM motards and flimed this guy on the Honda crashing in front of us. He did not mean that a ktm crashed
Forum: Face plant 11-18-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
Joe we ended up getting to know this rider pretty...

Joe we ended up getting to know this rider pretty good, nice young guy from Michigan, we took his bike back home wth us and repaired it for him and he flew back out and rode it home three weeks...
Forum: Face plant 11-18-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
Excellent question. One thing about...

Excellent question.

One thing about motorcycles is that they can change your life in a second, all it takes is to have a few things go wrong, use some poor judgement and it can go bad very...
Forum: Face plant 11-18-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
Talking This was one other mistake I had made, The speed...

This was one other mistake I had made, The speed was not fast, I could see far enough to make a sae pass. The tires were my race tires which are designed to shed heat not hold them in. As you can see...
Forum: Face plant 11-10-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
Scooter I ride with the Camera on all of the...

Scooter I ride with the Camera on all of the time, I turn it off on boring roads

I was not hard on the throttle as you say it was just a combination of wet roads and gravel. In Pa the shoulder...
Forum: Face plant 11-08-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/topic/all-warrior-0702...

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/topic/all-warrior-070204,0,1581900.story
Forum: Face plant 11-08-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
In Pa it is not against the law to pass in a...

In Pa it is not against the law to pass in a double yellow line area only remaining in the opposite lane for an extented time. In this area of Pa there are no passing zones to speak of where it is...
Forum: Face plant 11-08-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
I was lucky in that I did not hit the posts that...

I was lucky in that I did not hit the posts that hold up the guard rail they are only about 6 feet apart or so and I went righ through them and ended up in the other side, about 6 to 8 fet past it....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,555
Posted By plasticweld
Thanks for explaination, I bought six pairs of...

Thanks for explaination, I bought six pairs of green kawasaski gloves, well made but there is not a lot of demand for green gloves unless you ride a Kaswaski so they were cheap...Bob
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,555
Posted By plasticweld
As someone who has been down many times and not...

As someone who has been down many times and not hurt I don't know if i would go the cheap route when it comes to gear. I buy used gear all the time but it is normally the best stuff out there and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,511
Posted By plasticweld
I used to buy and sell a lot of bikes when I...

I used to buy and sell a lot of bikes when I first started, a lot of them did not run when I looked at them, put away at the first start of the cold weather, the gas goes flat after a few months...
Forum: Face plant 11-04-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,793
Posted By plasticweld
hitting a guard rail high sided on a wet road in gravel

I suppose it is not often that you get video of your crash, sometimes it is better if we do not, I made all of the mistakes that you could make, cold wet roads, a right hand turn which in Pa almost...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,555
Posted By plasticweld
I have crashed on the public road about 10 plus...

I have crashed on the public road about 10 plus times half of them were down at Deals Gap over the last ten years i have been racing stunting and street riding now for 35 years last three crashes...
Forum: Trials 11-02-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,481
Posted By plasticweld
I rode trials for 11 years, still ride an event...

I rode trials for 11 years, still ride an event once in awhile and practice when I am looking for somthing to do,

Good throttle clutch brake control and balance make this fun and easy

...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,681
Posted By plasticweld
http://empiregp.com/mediastore/imageGallery/2005/0...

http://empiregp.com/mediastore/imageGallery/2005/06/week-03/full/IMG_3641.jpg

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We trailered down from NY Had a...
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,019
Posted By plasticweld
Gas tank sealing and rust repair

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Have a problem with rust in your tank or a dented tank we can take care of...
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