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Forum: Road Warriors Today, 02:34 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 129,962
Posted By Jim Moore
Interestingly, I happen to have an R1100S...

Interestingly, I happen to have an R1100S transmission sitting in my garage. PM me your phone number.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,685
Posted By Jim Moore
I wanted to be snarky, but I actually feel kinda...

I wanted to be snarky, but I actually feel kinda bad for the guy.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,685
Posted By Jim Moore
BMW has two major problems, imo. First, they're a...

BMW has two major problems, imo. First, they're a little too smart for their own good. the servo brakes are a perfect example of that. Second, their QA process is absolutely terrible. Misaligned...
Forum: Battle Scooters 07-03-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By Jim Moore
Man, I need one of those to pop up on CL for a...

Man, I need one of those to pop up on CL for a grand.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-03-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 204,250
Posted By Jim Moore
It's a cable, right? Can't you just increase the...

It's a cable, right? Can't you just increase the freeplay?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-03-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,629
Posted By Jim Moore
It's only a problem when there is someone in the...

It's only a problem when there is someone in the right lane too. I don't know why, but it seems like left lane hogs are bound and determined to drive right next to someone in the other lane.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 15,015
Posted By Jim Moore
That was almost as bad as the guy going into the...

That was almost as bad as the guy going into the lake.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-02-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Jim Moore
Hell, buy a few tools and do it yourself. These...

Hell, buy a few tools and do it yourself. These are the easiest things to work on, ever.
Forum: Battle Scooters 07-01-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By Jim Moore
Scam maybe? It didn't read like one, but who...

Scam maybe? It didn't read like one, but who knows.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-01-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 88,136
Posted By Jim Moore
I have a few new tricks. First, if someone leaves...

I have a few new tricks. First, if someone leaves a 20-ft space at the front of the line, I split up to the front and take it. Second, If the lead vehicle at a light is a big truck (dump truck...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By Jim Moore
How do you like it so far? CycleWorld just did a...

How do you like it so far? CycleWorld just did a nice review / comparo.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By Jim Moore
Change the oil, adjust the chain, and let 'er...

Change the oil, adjust the chain, and let 'er rip. There is no need to go back to the dealer.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Jim Moore
Hi Victor, Don't worry about what they call...

Hi Victor,

Don't worry about what they call it. Basically, change the oil, check the valves, and balance the throttle bodies every 6000 miles. Change the air filter, transmission oil, and final...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 204,250
Posted By Jim Moore
Awesome. Have fun.:freaky

Awesome. Have fun.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,142
Posted By Jim Moore
RE: The Jiffy Lube places. I don't have any...

RE: The Jiffy Lube places. I don't have any stories as bad as you guys, but I changed the oil on my BiL's truck a few weeks ago. He has always gone to the local in-and-out place. His filter (non-name...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-29-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10,556
Views: 2,297,991
Posted By Jim Moore
That seems like a legit question to me. Your...

That seems like a legit question to me. Your answer was kinda lame.
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 24,169
Posted By Jim Moore
Man, I would love to see that. It happened once...

Man, I would love to see that. It happened once back in the pack. I'd love to se it up front.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-29-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By Jim Moore
Not me. Never even got a chance to look.

Not me. Never even got a chance to look.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By Jim Moore
Jax, FL - Good Deal on Used Concourse

Not my cup of tea, but this seems like a pretty good deal for a classic Road Warrior.

http://jacksonville.craigslist.org/mcy/5097774196.html
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-27-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By Jim Moore
I'm not even reading this! (Actually I'm...

I'm not even reading this!

(Actually I'm going to call Monday.)
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-27-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By Jim Moore
Go man, GO! Save me from myself.:freaky

Go man, GO! Save me from myself.:freaky
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-27-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By Jim Moore
Garage space limitations. I thought I'd hook up...

Garage space limitations. I thought I'd hook up an inmate.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-27-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By Jim Moore
Scooter Deal in Jax, FL

Am I crazy? is this an awesome deal or what? I need to clear some space in the garage to take advantage of stuff like this.

http://jacksonville.craigslist.org/mcy/5094814579.html
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By Jim Moore
Congrats. Now you're part of the club. It's kind...

Congrats. Now you're part of the club. It's kind of a race to help the next guy.:freaky
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 39,969
Views: 10,708,167
Posted By Jim Moore
The Ruckus is too pricy. Get yourself a Kymco...

The Ruckus is too pricy. Get yourself a Kymco Agility of a Genuine Buddy (or an old Honda Elite 150). You can find them for a grand. Hilarious fun, and it actually saves money. As opposed to a...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 204,250
Posted By Jim Moore
That's why I mentioned it. It's hard to spot....

That's why I mentioned it. It's hard to spot. Maybe they swapped out the damaged parts. is that a demo now? I gotta head back over there.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,517
Posted By Jim Moore
Cool! have fun.:freaky

Cool! have fun.:freaky
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 15,015
Posted By Jim Moore
Well, we're in agreement there. Doing the same...

Well, we're in agreement there. Doing the same thing over and over at moderate speeds does little or nothing to improve your skills. It just makes you better at doing the same thing over and over.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 39,969
Views: 10,708,167
Posted By Jim Moore
Good eye!:clap

Good eye!:clap
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-25-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,029
Posted By Jim Moore
Maybe he's an inmate here? (Oh c'mon! That...

Maybe he's an inmate here?

(Oh c'mon! That was funny.)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By Jim Moore
Yeah, a new one is about $800. If you have time...

Yeah, a new one is about $800. If you have time you can shop around for a used one. They pop up every now and then. If you buy a used one make sure you're getting both ends.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-24-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,147
Posted By Jim Moore
I went SD to Jax several years ago because we...

I went SD to Jax several years ago because we were moving. It took a couple days. I don't recommend it unless you need to be in one place of the other. Just not very interesting. If you have some...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,922
Posted By Jim Moore
Man, I sure wouldn't consider that hydraulic...

Man, I sure wouldn't consider that hydraulic clutch an advantage. More like "an overly complicated additional failure point." I was happy to see the cable on the XR.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By Jim Moore
Here's something else you need to know. It failed...

Here's something else you need to know. It failed because it was shimmed wrong at the factory. If you put another bearing in there with the same shims you can expect it to happen again in another...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-24-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Jim Moore
800 mg Motrin. Morning, noon, and night.

800 mg Motrin. Morning, noon, and night.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,517
Posted By Jim Moore
I guess that's what they look like when you ride...

I guess that's what they look like when you ride them all winter? I'm not really an aesthetics guy myself, so I'm not too worried about the paint either. I'm a little concerned about the oil leak in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 15,015
Posted By Jim Moore
Actually the "shitty advice" comments are based...

Actually the "shitty advice" comments are based on your entire body of work, not just your posts in this thread. For anyone who is not following along, check out the "Countersteering Confusion"...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,571
Posted By Jim Moore
That's a pretty good point. I try to actively...

That's a pretty good point. I try to actively countersteer as much as possible, just because I like it. I tell my students that they can get through the vast majority of their motorcycling careers...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,029
Posted By Jim Moore
I don't know about you, but if someone was making...

I don't know about you, but if someone was making me his bitch in the twisties I'd be more than happy to listen to any advice he had to offer.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Posted By Jim Moore
They actually look pretty good from the side,...

They actually look pretty good from the side, both the red and the blue. But goddammit, they're ugly from the front.
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