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Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by NJ-Bill, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Weather is a little "iffy" for tomorrow. Are you still on? I don't mind cold, and I don't mind wet, but tend to dislike cold and wet....
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  2. Donny312

    Donny312 Been here awhile

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    I'm still up for it. It's not supposed to rain much and it's not supposed to be that cold. Besides, doesn't that just give our ride more ADV cred?
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  3. NJ-Bill

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    It is 55F down here already, at 8:00 am. I do not think you have to worry about the cold part. :D Besides, a little rain greatly increases traction in the sand.
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  4. docgonzo

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    Have fun. Radar map doesn't look good from here. Gonna cut a tree down in the backyard instead. Can you play hooky next week at all?
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  5. docgonzo

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    Nice, but now you are going to have to wash that pretty bike. I'll catch you the next time. Bike looks good with mud on it!
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    Any chance for a big bike ride this weekend? Supposed to be 75 on Sunday!
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  7. Mr Pickles

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    My BRP will be at the stealership getting new knobs and brake fluid change on Friday, hoping I get it back on Saturday. If it is ready, anyone from NNJ want to go? I have a trailer or we can use yours... I wish I could commit but will know from the service manager hopefully tomorrow.
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    Could you do Saturday instead of Sunday? Sunday is the Norton Gathering in Washington Crossing Park...
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  9. Mr Pickles

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    Sunday is my only option provided Honda gives me back the pig on Saturday....
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    Could you do a late start on Sunday? Maybe around 12? Then I could go to the 9:00 soccer game my kid has in Pittsgrove....
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  12. Donny312

    Donny312 Been here awhile

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    I'm up for riding this weekend. I'm pretty flexible.
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  13. Donny312

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    Sounds good, Bill
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    Meet you back at Atsion Ranger Station at 12? Sounds good, if that works out with your plans. Or we could meet at the new lunch place just South of Atsion, get something to eat, then ride a little more.
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  15. Mr Pickles

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    Ugh...dropped off the Pig at Honda today...asked if I could pick up by COB on Saturday. They said they would try but apparently bike drop off and when work actually occurs are two different things. Only tires and jet kit...I'm cool with carb work, never changed a tire...this is why I need to find time to do things myself or pay someone local to me to do it! I'm happy to pay for the labor. Anyhoo, Friday business trip getting me back early Saturday, hoping I can commit on Saturday...anyone up in NNJ planning to ride on Sunday?
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  16. Mr Pickles

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    Honda said they would do their best.....we will see.
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  17. Spitvalve

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    Bill-
    Thx for planting that seed in my head. I' ll be out there soon. I was curious about the traction control and the ABS on the Tenere. My instincts say that they would both be a problem in the dirt. I've owned a few dirt bikes in my day but this 2013 is my first ADV machine.
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  18. Donny312

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    Works for me. Atsion Ranger Staton again?
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  19. Mr Pickles

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    Anyone from NNJ want to go? Just picked up my bike....new tires! Gonna be a beautiful day.

    Bill- would be my first ride with you, any logistics I should be aware of? I'm around this evening, PM, phone call, whatever.
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  20. Mr Pickles

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    Awesome. LOL. I'll be a bit early, I have a Black GMC Yukon with an enclosed trailer. I'll park at the Atsion Station and be the one looking like the lost puppy dog calling out "Bill?....." All good...I'm looking forward to a fun day, sounds like you guys keep it fun...my speed for sure. Look forward to meeting you, Tom (Mr. Pickles)
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