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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,646
Posted By rainmaker8
YES joining

on my BMW G650X challenge! :clap

Holler at me for pre-rides, pleeeeease. :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15,156
Views: 2,729,208
Posted By rainmaker8
Count me in, please! BMW G650x-challenge ready...

Count me in, please!
BMW G650x-challenge ready and waiting...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 164,602
Posted By rainmaker8
I need to check this out for my frame chassis...

I need to check this out for my frame chassis build project! I want to try a better engine...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15,156
Views: 2,729,208
Posted By rainmaker8
I had to work. Hoping to get out there tomorrow!

I had to work. Hoping to get out there tomorrow!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15,156
Views: 2,729,208
Posted By rainmaker8
Actually make that Sunday!

Actually make that Sunday!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15,156
Views: 2,729,208
Posted By rainmaker8
Yes! Never been. taking little bike... Just...

Yes! Never been. taking little bike... Just Saturday. With others. Hope to see you there!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-10-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 595,455
Posted By rainmaker8
Yes 44/55 near Minnewaska on the Catskills side! ...

Yes 44/55 near Minnewaska on the Catskills side!
Ducatijay and I had the same thought. Except I had no idea he posted to the other local thread. Cool coinkydink.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-09-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 595,455
Posted By rainmaker8
weird coincidence...

I did not know it but the day before this guy rode my route in reverse.
Pic in the same exact spot that I happened to choose!

Like I said it is a common spot but that is still kinda weird.
from...
Forum: Europe 05-07-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By rainmaker8
what about purchasing...

Why not purchase a used bike then selling?
Yeah easier said than done, but it may be possible or no?

I am not familiar with registration or insurance in Italia.

Plan to be there for July so it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 595,455
Posted By rainmaker8
If that tag is objectionable, I've got a good...

If that tag is objectionable, I've got a good alternate...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 595,455
Posted By rainmaker8
Hudson Valley Region Tag-O-Rama

NEW TAG. Easy one! Surely been done before? (Not on TOR reference map). ... I Pulled in to help a dude wrenching on his van. Snapped a pic and thought 'why delay?' Instead of some obscure location,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 121,346
Posted By rainmaker8
still not got?

I have business up in Catskill in next day or so maybe... might have to "suffer" in this glorious weather on the moto to get this en route!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 595,455
Posted By rainmaker8
tomorrow...

OK cool! I couldn't tell on my Tapatalk little view screen with crappy signal on the mountain, then had to get back to base... So this will have to wait until tomorrow afternoon since I'm driving in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 595,455
Posted By rainmaker8
Explain "FPB"? Does that mean Tetta's is not...

Explain "FPB"? Does that mean Tetta's is not valid?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,670
Posted By rainmaker8
Nice! Eager to ride these soon. Thanks again.

Nice! Eager to ride these soon. Thanks again.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 595,455
Posted By rainmaker8
http://i1165.photobucket.com/albums/q583/rainmaker...

http://i1165.photobucket.com/albums/q583/rainmaker8/moto/64366A6B-5973-4880-9354-E6D3B888D47E_zpszluylu0k.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,223
Posted By rainmaker8
Yes they can do track day!

fool book link:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/366806706667296/permalink/1057945954220031/
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,223
Posted By rainmaker8
Yes you can get them dirty!

fool book link:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/366806706667296/permalink/1057940924220534/
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,223
Posted By rainmaker8
rear shock

Cagiva Gran Canyon yahoo group dudes had question about rear shock.
I'm posting my reply here and linking that forum back to here... :deal

I replaced the rear shock with a new one made by...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,223
Posted By rainmaker8
rear brake

There should be a small adjustment in the pedal linkage itself.

My other GC used to drag the rear brake a bit... I wonder if there is a problem with your brake caliper seal? in general when...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,223
Posted By rainmaker8
rolling chassis for sale

I have a complete Cagiva Gran Canyon frame with title FOR SALE, and all the rest as a rolling chassis to assemble a sweet naked supermoto or custom adventure bike. :deal

I'll update this message...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,223
Posted By rainmaker8
LINKS to OTHER THREADS for Cagiva Gran Canyon

just to avoid being redundant, go there for these specific topics:

Cagiva Gran Canyon Picture Thread
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65081

Cagiva Gran Canyon - yea or nay?...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,223
Posted By rainmaker8
here we go!

Nice job! way to take initiative. I've been meaning to do this for a while... so thank you! :clap
I mean the yahoo groups was great and all but we need a little more dynamic situation I think... ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,670
Posted By rainmaker8
great resource!

Thank you very much. Some routes look familiar, others new, ... should be fun.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 460,156
Posted By rainmaker8
problem solver

G$ I can help :clap Here's my plan, I introduce you to Andy, my cousin who moved up to your area, happens to be a tech manager for BMW autos and rides rather well also, then we ride down to his...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 460,156
Posted By rainmaker8
Just so happened to be insomnia-browsing and saw...

Just so happened to be insomnia-browsing and saw this... So cool!
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 177,797
Posted By rainmaker8
:thumbs

:thumbs
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-05-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,609
Posted By rainmaker8
selling the running Cagiva too!

ad in other thread:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25010031#post25010031
:evil
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-05-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 164,602
Posted By rainmaker8
selling my Cagiva !

check out the flea market ad:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25010031#post25010031

:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-05-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,509
Posted By rainmaker8
nice pics!

hey that's me! I had a great time, thanks y'all!
I've since traded that XR400 for a bright orange KTM 250EXC plated. :evil

This reminds me that I probably have a few pics on my phone still...
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 115,945
Posted By rainmaker8
is bigger better?

or is it too late for a duck? just kidding.
http://abc7.com/travel/giant-rubber-duck-sails-into-port-of-la/272541/
"This is 61 feet, 11 tons, about 85 feet wide and about 110 feet long,"
:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,509
Posted By rainmaker8
In

In! maybe Saturday, maybe Sunday, maybe both... XR400.
My buddy on KTM 950 SE plans to come on Saturday.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,509
Posted By rainmaker8
sorry i missed.

dang. i guess i need to update my notifications to daily (not weekly)...!
:huh
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 177,797
Posted By rainmaker8
kick a$$

YES!!!!! :super
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,509
Posted By rainmaker8
rain dance

too bad. meanwhile this morning it looks like perfect riding weather. i guess that is the Catskills for ya... it could turn to something totally different within hours._:huh

oh well, count me...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,509
Posted By rainmaker8
maybe pre-ride

That would be fun. If I can get my situation together, I'll PM you ...
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 61,155
Posted By rainmaker8
count me in for re-ride

YES, count me in. Did it once in 2006 maybe but we got rained out bad. So I've been itching to return... Unfortunately my bike wasn't ready this round but judging by the video this route looks...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-09-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 61,155
Posted By rainmaker8
what time start?

I've looked but cannot find any info on what time this starts and ends approximately each day?
Thx
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,147
Posted By rainmaker8
dibs

DIBS on roll chart holder.
I'll PM you details...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,509
Posted By rainmaker8
looking forward to it!

Every year I learn more. Gear makes a big difference. Riding within one's limits is another obvious one ;)
For some reason last year Saturday was a big turnout, but Sunday just a few of us...
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