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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3,365
Views: 566,896
Posted By JustKip
1998 Honda Shadow 1100 Ace tourer/Sidecar

Just up in the flea market a couple of hours ago. I sent him an email and told him I'd get his pix up if he sends them to me.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005312
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3,365
Views: 566,896
Posted By JustKip
The tub is an aptly named "Cozy" sidecar. I don't...

The tub is an aptly named "Cozy" sidecar. I don't think a grown man will fit in one.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By JustKip
For 2-up duty it'll be hard to find a more...

For 2-up duty it'll be hard to find a more comfortable bike that can also handle dirt roads. Just don't fool yourself into thinking any of the big "adventure touring" bikes is anything like a dirt...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By JustKip
R1200 Enduro transmission, install into earlier model?

Never mind. The one I had lined up has been sold.

(And thanks for the input, bemiiten)
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By JustKip
Did you ever mount a tub on YOUR Amazonas?

Did you ever mount a tub on YOUR Amazonas?
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By JustKip
The way some people do it, it IS asking for...

The way some people do it, it IS asking for accidents to happen. It's absolutely not a good idea (or legal) over 35 mph, and you NEED to be mindful of traffic openings that a cage might try to slip...
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By JustKip
It's those same few jerks who insist you use a...

It's those same few jerks who insist you use a whole lane, rather than split, out on the street. And it's the same parking space you'd be using if you'd brought your car.
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,684
Views: 419,852
Posted By JustKip
Damn! You guys (or is it me?) have just about got...

Damn! You guys (or is it me?) have just about got me talked into getting one of these, again!

Trouble deciding between a new T, and my friend's '12 GU. The '12 only has 3,000kms on it, and a...
Forum: Face plant 08-24-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,639
Posted By JustKip
Brings up a good subject. Emergency contacts in...

Brings up a good subject. Emergency contacts in your phone should have an "ICE" prefix, standing for In Case of Emergency.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,657
Posted By JustKip
Wrong Forum

Perhaps if you posted in the "Equipment" forum you'd get better responses, from knowledgeable people who don't ride a GS...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=6

Or, better yet,...
Forum: Hacks 08-23-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By JustKip
Really? The same way you do with a 2-wheeler....

Really?
The same way you do with a 2-wheeler. It's all about the strategy. If the parking space slopes downhill, you back in, pushing with your left (non tub side) foot as required. If it's uphill,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,274
Posted By JustKip
Sorry. no pix and to be fair, it wasn't really...

Sorry. no pix
and to be fair, it wasn't really a "20mph crash". It was 20mph differential speed. I hit the lead bike of our small group as he slowed to turn. He was doing about 15 and I was still...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,274
Posted By JustKip
Yes, always. But I ended up needing...

Yes, always. But I ended up needing reconstructive surgery on my knee anyway. Broke the collar bone too. I'll be off my feet for another 2 months!

Thankfully, the paramedics didn't choose to cut...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,274
Posted By JustKip
Damn Crash Bars!

Looks like my bike is probably totaled, from a 20mph collision. I thought "protection" was a good thing?
The Hepco-Becker crash bars broke the transmission housing, and replacing it is over half...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,252
Posted By JustKip
I'm wondering how much of the rest of your list...

I'm wondering how much of the rest of your list is this inaccurate?
Denver, "The Mile High City", is actually right about a mile high :wink:
That's 800 ft difference, not 2000.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By JustKip
At the risk of sounding...well, as old as I am; ...

At the risk of sounding...well, as old as I am;

That thing's big enough for Elvis!


I've got a GIVI E52 that don't bother me at all. I like having a place to lock up my jacket, pants...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,122
Posted By JustKip
First off; your whole post was excellent, not...

First off; your whole post was excellent, not just the part I've quoted and responding to


The Scout V-2 breaks the mold, IMO. Being liquid cooled, and with no cooling fins, it's a big...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By JustKip
If you can flat foot with the stock seat in the...

If you can flat foot with the stock seat in the high position, what advantage would there be in lowering it? The distance from peg to bars won't change between sitting and standing. At your height,...
Forum: Face plant 08-17-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,613
Posted By JustKip
This is a damn good reason for you to be lobbying...

This is a damn good reason for you to be lobbying your state authorities to legalize lane splitting! I never sit stopped anywhere near the middle of a lane at a signal light. I'm pretty close to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,246
Posted By JustKip
I hope this post don't turn out to be a hijack; ...

I hope this post don't turn out to be a hijack;


I crashed my bike and need to replace the whole headlight assembly. I've read that the reflectors in it are not in an ideal position for HID...
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,613
Posted By JustKip
I agree with mikd. They ARE all trying to kill...

I agree with mikd. They ARE all trying to kill you! Glad they didn't succeed. You don't need any safety lectures. Just keep watching out for the other guy, and hope for the best.


You had help...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 428,673
Posted By JustKip
I'm a fairly good rider that comes across like...

I'm a fairly good rider that comes across like somewhat of a dick, and know but don't care. In the spirit of this thread, I deny reality (like many others?).
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 428,673
Posted By JustKip
Yep...pretty much pisses me off! I'm going to...

Yep...pretty much pisses me off! I'm going to need to sell a couple of whitewater boats to fit a second bike into my garage, and I won't buy one I don't have garage space for.
A bigger garage would...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 428,673
Posted By JustKip
I don't own one, but I have put a few miles on...

I don't own one, but I have put a few miles on one and liked it...except for the low power.
Lack of power got me looking at the orange bikes. The thing is, I don't really want a high performance...
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By JustKip
Maybe I can answer your questions a little more...

Maybe I can answer your questions a little more to your liking, or maybe not. I'm not really sure I understand your questions to begin with? What were you hoping for? (I enjoyed "Zen")

You've read...
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
Posted By JustKip
I average 75 mph and 38-39 without a tub. Don't...

I average 75 mph and 38-39 without a tub. Don't think I get better than about 41-42mpg at 65, and never ridden slower long enough to check mileage.
How slow do you need to go to get 38 with a tub...
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,365
Views: 566,896
Posted By JustKip
Lotta Harley guys consider the '99 to be the...

Lotta Harley guys consider the '99 to be the "last of the real Harleys" because of changes in engine/trans architecture.

Don't look like a bad deal to me.
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,684
Views: 419,852
Posted By JustKip
I liked you, till you started living in a fantasy...

I liked you, till you started living in a fantasy world
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,684
Views: 419,852
Posted By JustKip
I DON'T own a Ural, and have no plans to buy one...

I DON'T own a Ural, and have no plans to buy one any time soon, but I have spent some time around them. You can say the company has been building them for 70 years, but in reality the company was...
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,454
Posted By JustKip
It could be worse! Like if he was making them for...

It could be worse! Like if he was making them for ∀nsʇɹɐlᴉɐ
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,365
Views: 566,896
Posted By JustKip
This looks like it could be a decent entry-level...

This looks like it could be a decent entry-level rig for an affordable price. Anybody know anything about Motovation?
Forum: Face plant 08-11-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,639
Posted By JustKip
First, I'm glad your brother will be OK after the...

First, I'm glad your brother will be OK after the requisite healing time, of course.

And, like many others here, I'm also guilty of riding off into the wilderness by myself. Yeah, Risk...
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,454
Posted By JustKip
If we were to listen to all the rumors, we'd...

If we were to listen to all the rumors, we'd believe You were dead :wink:
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By JustKip
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_FcH_stLgvzo/SKltED1SC7I/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_FcH_stLgvzo/SKltED1SC7I/AAAAAAAAAGk/EK7GrcChKFM/s400/Snake+oil.bmp

How many CFM of Oxygen and Hydrogen do you figure you'll be getting?
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 428,673
Posted By JustKip
Oh no! I'm sorry; I'm fixin ta whine about...

Oh no!
I'm sorry; I'm fixin ta whine about that fekin' bike, not being a WR350R (or 450)
The bike comes pretty close to what this "geezer" wants for kickin' around on.
(So does DR-Z, actually....
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,496
Posted By JustKip
:photog

:photog
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By JustKip
Don't sweat it! You'll be fine. Just remember,...

Don't sweat it! You'll be fine. Just remember, the bike is taller and weighs 200 lbs more than your DR. Practice low speed maneuvering. Everything else will take care of itself.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,466
Posted By JustKip
:freaky and you don't see that as supportive of...

:freaky and you don't see that as supportive of my statement?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,466
Posted By JustKip
:photog :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 Looks like I'm...

:photog
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3

Looks like I'm not the only one who thinks the tendency for BMW owners to discuss fashion in their bike specific forum is ghey :wink:

Carry on, men.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9,767
Views: 428,673
Posted By JustKip
+1 Never owned one, but put a few miles...

+1

Never owned one, but put a few miles on one. Loved it!
Thought about buying and adding the Athena 290 kit. Then considered expense, added expense, and still modest power...thinking KTM...
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