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Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-13-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,539
Posted By jasonJonas
This was actually my issue. In switching over to...

This was actually my issue. In switching over to an all HTTPS site I missed a URL in the embedder. It's fixed now and everything should be working optimally.

Jason
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,393
Posted By jasonJonas
privacy and over-exposure is a big concern of...

privacy and over-exposure is a big concern of mine. it's each user's responsibility to employ the tools at their disposal to safeguard their location data. spotwalla allows you to define one or more...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,551
Posted By jasonJonas
wuss! ;) sweet pics and nice report, jack....

wuss! ;)

sweet pics and nice report, jack. reminds me of running up atigun back in 03. at the tipitty top it started to sleet/snow, but just turned into rain on the descent, thankfully. sounds...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 25,804
Posted By jasonJonas
hehe. i'm one of them there bigger guys and...

hehe. i'm one of them there bigger guys and figured a suspension upgrade is mandatory for either bike given not only my own demands, but that of gear too. lowered pegs and higher seat on both as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 25,804
Posted By jasonJonas
i reckon that's my concern with a klr purchase. i...

i reckon that's my concern with a klr purchase. i don't have either bike, but i'm smokin on buying one or the other and dressing it out for a little trip southward to ushuaia next year. i plan on...
Forum: Alaska 06-29-2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,791
Posted By jasonJonas
hey, paul. heard about the collision over on the...

hey, paul. heard about the collision over on the mtf. damn sorry you and yours will get to deal with all of this for a while, but at least you're still kickin, eh? :) give em hell up there and i hope...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2007, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By jasonJonas
until the source of the leak is identified, it's...

until the source of the leak is identified, it's difficult knowing the right course of action. if it's a hole in the tire, i'm a fan of plugs if the hole is "pluggable." have you considered the leak...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By jasonJonas
not standard on my 02, but who knows with these...

not standard on my 02, but who knows with these new-fangled modern technology 1200's. ;) now's the opportunity to make it right. get yourself another screw of the type you desire to simplify your...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By jasonJonas
it's a combination of everything and more. 35...

it's a combination of everything and more. 35 ain't too damn shabby, though. only time i get 40+ is when i'm tooling around with no particular destination in mind and no timeframe to get there.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,043
Posted By jasonJonas
glad you're diggin the new scoot, mike. with...

glad you're diggin the new scoot, mike. with 123k+ miles on mine, it's still the funnest bike in the stable. does everything i ask it to do extremely well.
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By jasonJonas
real nice, jack. glad you boyles and goyles are...

real nice, jack. glad you boyles and goyles are sucking a bit more marrow from the summer/fall bone up there.
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,275
Posted By jasonJonas
hmmm... how a bike looks in the garage was never...

hmmm... how a bike looks in the garage was never a factor in any of my purchases over the years. when i look at my bikes i think of the places we've been. but different strokes. i agree with looch....
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By jasonJonas
i'm 6'2" 250 ~33" inseam. i have an 02 gs...

i'm 6'2" 250 ~33" inseam. i have an 02 gs adventure with 120k miles on it. by far the most comfortable bike i've had - even over the wing. i put risers on it, aeroflow tall shield/fairing and bill...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By jasonJonas
i notice the herd behind and along side the cops,...

i notice the herd behind and along side the cops, but i still maintain +3-5 of traffic and pass them all. i will never let myself become part of the herd. if he wants to pull me over for riding...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,892
Posted By jasonJonas
im-@#$^*(-pressive! sweet job.

im-@#$^*(-pressive! sweet job.
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,244
Posted By jasonJonas
i definitely wouldn't waste any time finding a...

i definitely wouldn't waste any time finding a bike that keeps the smile on your face. for whatever reason, if the bike doesn't have a grin-factor, it won't work out in the long run. i'm sure if you...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,458
Posted By jasonJonas
i was buying all of that until the "940 watt...

i was buying all of that until the "940 watt generator." that's right up there with a wingabego. :lol3 it would be cool, though.
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,458
Posted By jasonJonas
lmao! compensation comes in a close second to...

lmao! compensation comes in a close second to women on why wars/arguments are started.

i've never ridden a fiddy so i can't comment intelligently about which is better. for my purposes (mostly...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,890
Posted By jasonJonas
you'll love the strom. if you're more dirt than...

you'll love the strom. if you're more dirt than street, i'd certainly put on some dirt-oriented tires like the tkc80s. if you're planning on loading the bike up with bags, tools..., then you'll go...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Poll: Should I?
Views: 847
Posted By jasonJonas
given the kbb retail and trade-in values, it...

given the kbb retail and trade-in values, it seems to be a good deal. even the nada values indicate a relatively good retail deal. i'd show up with $3100 cash and see if the seller bites. i'd think...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By jasonJonas
no argument on vallejo. i was glad to get the...

no argument on vallejo. i was glad to get the hell outta there, but not via a cage.

i stopped in crater lake before hitting northern california. i've been through oregon a few times and perhaps...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By jasonJonas
if a dealer isn't wanting your business, oblige...

if a dealer isn't wanting your business, oblige him. i hate it when cocksuckers like that think they're the only game in town.

roy can be hard to get in touch with. i've heard that from everyone...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By jasonJonas
commonwealth is in louisville. they'll do me...

commonwealth is in louisville. they'll do me right. and like i said, i'm resigned to getting the strom running again. i've thoroughly enjoyed the ride up to this point, but could have done without...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,703
Posted By jasonJonas
i liked the low-fuel indicator on my 05 fjr. it...

i liked the low-fuel indicator on my 05 fjr. it starts blinking at you and counting the miles from that point. this never left me wondering how far i've gone before realizing the low-fuel indicator...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,703
Posted By jasonJonas
it's my experience that, while the total capacity...

it's my experience that, while the total capacity is 5.8 gallons, only 5.6 is useable. and, yes, i've tested this out in a non-scientific way by running out of gas as i pulled into the station....
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By jasonJonas
hey, terry. i cleaned the counter sprocket area...

hey, terry. i cleaned the counter sprocket area about 4k miles prior to the failure. the pushrod moved in/out of its seat normally. i did not make a complete and thorough seal inspection at that...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By jasonJonas
yep. should have clarified that. it's part number...

yep. should have clarified that. it's part number 09283-06008 - the clutch pushrod seal. 43855 miles on the bike.
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By jasonJonas
an update...

the dealer in vallejo told me it would be between 3-4k to fix the bike and it was indeed the clutch pushrod seal that disintegrated. not sure what can be about the bike being 3 weeks out of warranty,...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By jasonJonas
ups and downs. downs and ups.

i posted this on another forum a couple days ago, but thought i'd share it here too.

well, i'm not actually sure how much life is going to suck just yet. today's seen a bit of down with a good...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By jasonJonas
the voices in my head are saying... "1200cc...

the voices in my head are saying... "1200cc engine with on/off abs." :D i'll certainly trade up or just put another one in the garage.
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By jasonJonas
still got this with 120k miles on the clock and a...

still got this with 120k miles on the clock and a lot of excellent memories:
http://jasonjonas.com/images/motorcycling/rides-rallies/trek/200306-215.jpg

and this with 42k and emerging memories:...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,841
Posted By jasonJonas
i haven't made a mod that i wasn't satisfied...

i haven't made a mod that i wasn't satisfied with, but the best mods have been:


laminar touring lip
custom seat by rich's custom seats www.richscustomseats.com
happy trail panniers
...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,426
Posted By jasonJonas
ya. makes me wonder if 6500 would have worked. :)...

ya. makes me wonder if 6500 would have worked. :) either way, sweet deal.
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8,674
Views: 3,364,800
Posted By jasonJonas
check out my trips page: ...

check out my trips page:

http://jasonjonas.com/motorcycling/trips/ (http://jasonjonas.com/motorcycling/trips)

still on the road until the end of august, but i have my craptop with me and try to...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By jasonJonas
sweet solution! the play in mine is so small this...

sweet solution! the play in mine is so small this could be the approach i'll take for a bit. i called around to the dealers within a 100 mile radius and not a damn one carries these things in stock....
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By jasonJonas
doh! ahhh yes. the brake. :)

doh! ahhh yes. the brake. :)
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By jasonJonas
thanks, ted. the bike has 39k on it and the...

thanks, ted. the bike has 39k on it and the bushings have worn to the point where the sprocket moves forward/back about 3mm, but there is no lateral movement at all. looks like this will wait until a...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2006, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8,674
Views: 3,364,800
Posted By jasonJonas
bear glacier near stewart, bc/hyder, ak: ...

bear glacier near stewart, bc/hyder, ak:
http://jasonjonas.com/images/motorcycling/trips/hyder/200605-011.jpg

flaming gorge - utah...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2006, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By jasonJonas
thanks, jon. so my dealer should only charge me...

thanks, jon. so my dealer should only charge me about $20 each. :pissed think i'll give them a chance, get pissed off and then order from ohio or ronayers.com. hehe.
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2006, 07:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By jasonJonas
hmmmm.... so you're saying... 1. put the...

hmmmm.... so you're saying...

1. put the tranny in neutral
2. have a friend sit on the bike to keep it stationary
3. bust -er-a- break the nut

i've heard some folks use a 2x4 between the...
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