CT/RI Small Bike Crash-o-Rama rides!

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by alcontrast, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. alcontrast

    alcontrast at least I'm trying

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    I'll be fine in a week or two.. Well before the final camp-n-ride of 2012!

    here's a response to this from Rob:

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  2. MATPOC

    MATPOC Long timer

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    you talking about Pond View? (pond side?) right off I-91?

    Thanks for the offer, I still may take you up on that, but I would like a more permanent solution, so I can haul it to Pachaug every other week, at least for the winter. I can probably borrow a trailer for few month... hitch can't be that expensive...
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  3. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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    Hope you are OK.looks like that hurt worse than mine.
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  4. ct-ktm

    ct-ktm Long timer

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    You fell quite gracefully....I know quite a few guys that would have been swearing and bitching ....but you just laughed and smiled...

    Holy crap Al ...that crash was uugly....lucky your O.K.

    Thanks for the tour of your area, again.
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  5. Bob Q

    Bob Q Been here awhile

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    Great ride, can't wait to go again!
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  6. lester3

    lester3 Been here awhile

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    same here ! BOBQ you got pics of your fjr?
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  7. Bob Q

    Bob Q Been here awhile

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    I don't have any thing handy, it's pretty much stock. I can take some if your looking for some. I love the bike by the way, but only good for roads, NO DIRT at all!
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  8. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    Just a FYI for anyone thinking about a new bike...I was up at Manchester Honda/KTM today and they have the new 2013 Honda CRF250L in stock for just under $4500. Unlike the 230L, it is a full sized bike with real suspension. Im trying to talk WAP into a dualsport. How can ya go wrong? It's almost half the cost of a comparable KTM, if you can compare the two.

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  9. DariusFriedel

    DariusFriedel Slicker than an M59

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  10. CT DUAL-SPORT

    CT DUAL-SPORT Adventurer

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  11. DariusFriedel

    DariusFriedel Slicker than an M59

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  12. Turtledub

    Turtledub Been here awhile

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    wow, that was action packed,fast paced like the ride. Great work Shawn.
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  13. Bob Q

    Bob Q Been here awhile

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    Great vid! It was a great time! Can't wait to go again!
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  14. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    I like the part where you're laying in the puddle. The close ups as the bikes go by are great too.
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  15. Hurricane Bob

    Hurricane Bob Long timer

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    :hmmmmm.....well at least your still smiling.... :ricky





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    Do you think you'll lower the DR350 again or keep it where it's at now?

    With bomberwife's DR350 we found it worked best putting all the suspension settings to the softest adjustments.
    The bike just floated over the terrain, instead of tossing her around.

    I gotta get some time off from work and get out there with the ADV gang.:freaky
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  16. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Kinda deceptive. All the wild shots, the bike has a "17" on the front. All the sped up shots it has a headlight and at the end, it just shows the 250 as a credit. Still a sharp looking bike.
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  17. lilolita

    lilolita fahr mit mir

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    greaaaaaaat, thanks for the "still life with DR350", I truly appreciate it. Gotta ditch the fuschia gear and get black...blend in a bit.

    It wasn't the height of the DR (I've got a 33" inseam, I'm tall!), it was skill and fatigue, both of which were pretty low on this ride (next time, go to bed early and maybe don't ride 73 miles in the fog to get to the start). The boys were super sweet and patient.

    I hate glaciers. Thanks for spewing all the damn rocks about.

    ct-ktm, THANKS for the vid. It's great, sooo fast. Now cheesebot knows what he missed, and he's glad he didn't go!
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  18. DariusFriedel

    DariusFriedel Slicker than an M59

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    Yeah, you notice all the money shots are on the 450. I'd like to see him try to whip the 250.
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  19. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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    The crf250l is 99 lbs heavier than my crf250x and has less travel both front and rear suspension travel.they are using a steel frame on it.don't know if that accounts for that much weight.my KTM isn't a boat anchor
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  20. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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    I take back that 99 lbs spec was wrong on my x 253 lbs the r is 227 and the l is 326
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