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Forum: Racing 04-29-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,147
Posted By jaak98
front end

Stoner said ".. we had a very good front end feel and as you know, this track is all about front end..." - is this a helping hand to Rossi or a slap at Ducati? My guess is that this goes to the...
Forum: Racing 04-29-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,147
Posted By jaak98
Afterall no news..

After all the great foreplay write-ups that the weather and good journalists provided us, in a dry race it's still Stoner vs Lorenzo, all Ducs are slow and Spies hasn't found his need for speed...
Forum: Racing 07-07-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,392
Posted By jaak98
I live in Tallinn, Estonia - the place where it...

I live in Tallinn, Estonia - the place where it happened..
We had a commemorating ride for that sad event. Some photos here:
http://pilt.delfi.ee/album/180809/?page=1
Forum: Racing 04-12-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 16,264
Posted By jaak98
MotoGP.com not responding!

I am desperate and pissed off! I decided to cough up the cash and subscribe to the GP package. Registered to motogp.com on Friday, no email with password from them until now, 48 hrs later! I want to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,716
Posted By jaak98
inseam 36. Triumph Tiger 06, seat mod'ed, inch...

inseam 36. Triumph Tiger 06, seat mod'ed, inch higher than tallest factory setting.
good luck w research!
Forum: Racing 06-02-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By jaak98
What do you know...

... the PayPal Resolution center worked wonders. I have my money back!!
Forum: Racing 05-22-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By jaak98
new user to paypal resolution center..

Thanks guys! I'm not a frequent paypal user and didn't even know about their resolution center. I'll give it a try!
Forum: Racing 05-21-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By jaak98
Scam alert: www.live-racing.tv is a RIPOFF!!!

I deserve to be out of 20 bucks. I was too cheap to buy the motogp.com membership to watch the races live. So I was searching for a free source when www.live-racing.tv/ popped up on a google search....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,348
Posted By jaak98
more on position

here's an old thread about foot placement
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=248957&highlight=foot+placement+pegs
the key is balancing your body so that it's weight is laying on your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,348
Posted By jaak98
cure is in the riding position

My previous bike was a cruiser and riding it aggrevated my lower-back problems (genetic, dad and sister have it too..). Got an 06 Tiger, rode it like a cruiser i.e very upright body position, even...
Forum: Racing 04-12-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,377
Posted By jaak98
the tires again

Scary how bad the B-stones sucked in this session and how good Rossi was on them. He beat the next best stones rider (Stoner :) , no pun intended) by a full second! I'm just hopeing for a more level...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,528
Posted By jaak98
Thanks guys!

A lot more good quality advice than I was hoping for, sincere thanks to you guys! In my head I had already convinced myself that I don't need the new camera. Now the debate is open again. The Steve's...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,528
Posted By jaak98
Specific Digital Camera Question

I know that for the best pictures I need a DSLR. But I also know how lazy I am. That DSLR wouldn't take any pictures for me outside my home. And there's nothing scenic there...

I have a Casio...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,012
Posted By jaak98
i better...

good question. I must admit around here i mostly ride streets , well, i only ride streets.... next time i find some dirt or gravel, i better be able to break it loose or i'm a real sissy! the cool...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,012
Posted By jaak98
No apologies needed, this thread is not about me...

No apologies needed, this thread is not about me or you, its about giving fellow inmates good info!

Slide on!

Jaak
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,376
Posted By jaak98
Cornerspeed, Cornerspin

I second on Aaron Stevenson's Cornerspeed program. I did the level 1 school past summer and a track day on the season-closing Grand Course layout at VIR. I have been posting good stuff about this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,012
Posted By jaak98
graduate riding day

Aaron had a graduate riding day this weekend, 9-10 Feb. $135 per day and I was there, beating myself black and blue again.. That's the place to go to ride outside your limits and crash with minimal...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,762
Posted By jaak98
36 mm socket

Once you have worn out the chain and sprockets you'll need a 36mm socket for the countersprocket nut. I did mine 2 weeks ago. Lowered the gearing to 17/47 and love it!
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,165
Posted By jaak98
do you work in sales ?

:D just kidding with the title,
but I think you just sold me a pair of shoes. I had heard of people using Road Attacks and liking them. I'm not a true adventure rider but do get lost on gravel...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,165
Posted By jaak98
Anakee is stickier than BattleWing!

Yes, After 16K on Anakees and 3.5K on Bridgestones I have come to this conclusion. I am strictly talking about the compound of the tire and here is why I make this claim:
On Anakees, I could get the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,840
Posted By jaak98
lower body

What's your riding position like? Are you trying to lean back cruiser style? It's a common misunderstanding that this seemingly "relaxed" position is good on your back. On the contrary, all your...
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By jaak98
RaceTech cartridge emulators in 05 or 06 Tiger, do they fit?

Racetech website only lists them for 02. I called them to check whether they fit into 06 and they asked me for damping rod and spring measurements. I am way too lazy to pull the front apart, measure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,012
Posted By jaak98
I wouldn't worry about it

These bikes seemed to be indestructible! Students took about 20 tumbles of various hardness, including one 2-bike collision between me and NavyF4. I saw each instructor at least once biteing a big...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,012
Posted By jaak98
good for any rider

Oh yeah! BTW, even though Aaron hides it well, he's half a century old himself, but can hand me my 33 yrs young arse on a platter on any surface.

Check out cornerspeed.net and click on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,012
Posted By jaak98
I learned to back it in this weekend! The best course ever!!!

I'm sore all over the body, have a few bruises, my diet today consist mainly of ibuprofen and I can slide it sideways! I'm a graduate of Aaron Stevenson's Cornerspin course. Two days ago my...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By jaak98
Wilbers group buy???

I remember last year this time there was a Wilbers group buy. As my bike was new I didn't participate. Wrong decision. 19K miles later my Tiger would love to have a new rear shock.

Is there any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2007, 06:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,675
Posted By jaak98
different worlds

My take; riding a 500lbs beast offroad is not performance riding, rather finding a safe passage through rough terrain to get to your destination. (Being no offroad expert), I think that Ned's way is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,675
Posted By jaak98
Wow! New idea!

Pac, Monkey Boy, thanks guys!
I never considered transitioning, I've been in the "set before and hold" mindset. Great idea, will give it a shot.
Thanks again!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,922
Posted By jaak98
Tiger

Triumph Tiger.
I have an 06. I put aluminum cases on it and rode it from East Coast to West Coast and back. Highways @90mph, mountain twisties (snowed on @10K feet in Colorado), dirt, gravel, some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,675
Posted By jaak98
where is the weight?

Monkey Boy, you being a track instructor, this question mainly goes to you:

In a leaned over, hanging off position, where is your bodyweight resting on the bike; inside peg, outside peg, or the...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By jaak98
tune is right

I'm sure it's not the tune, I spoke about it with the dealer.
I rode it yesterday in a bit cooler temp weather and it worked significantly better. Maybe the sluggishness was due to the heatwave +...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By jaak98
over oiled K&N air filter??

I just got my Tiger back from 12K service. I had the K&N filter in, warned the mechanic about it, he said he'll clean/oil it, no worries.
The bike now seems to have lost some torque/hp/throttle...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By jaak98
Airoh S4 sucks in the rain

I know the question was about the XD, but since Airoh S4 is a similar design, my gripe here might help someone. S4 is a great hot weather helmet, but that's where the good ends and misery starts. In...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By jaak98
topgearleather.com

I'm in the very same situation, looking to do my first track day in September. I just got a set from topgearleather.com
$310 + $20 shipping. I like it a lot, made of good thick leather, seems...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By jaak98
leathers arrived!

Honest, this is not a sales pitch;

Home from work today and UPS delivered the this
http://www.topgearleather.com/product/337BK
I haven't had racing suits before, so I'm not an expert, but have...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By jaak98
topgearleather.com

I have the very same dilemma. Planning on doing a couple of track days to make me a better rider. Yet, as a Tiger owner and being 6'5'', track will never be my natural habitat. I ordered a set of...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2007, 07:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,957
Posted By jaak98
Tiger OEM stand bent

Got the verdict from my dealer yesterday. The OEM CS is bent. The funny thing is, he couldn't find a place where it was bent! It just goes too far forward, the rear wheel is not off the ground, it's...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By jaak98
Another extra Airhawk avail

I have an XL Airhawk from my chrome days. I use sheepskin on my Tiger now. Will sell for $70 + shipping, please PM if interested!

jaak
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By jaak98
It's capitalism!!!

Well, I agree that a Snell sticker won't make the particular lid automatically a bad or even a dangerous one (although it may in some cases). More importanly, I do NOT want to give MY money to a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By jaak98
Is "Snell" sticker a bad sign now?

I have read and followed the helmet discussion and strongly support the MC position and the more real-world oriented EU and DOT standards. A Snell sticker on a prospective new helmet is almost a...
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