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Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,277
Posted By jfr
33mpg two-up at 45mph

33mpg two-up at 45mph with empty aluminum bags.
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 269,630
Posted By jfr
Routin' for ya!!

Ride safe & fast!

Gr8 work on that gubmint bike!
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,768
Posted By jfr
Thumb Voted best pics for a RR!!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! I mean gracias! Bueno...
Forum: Face plant 03-21-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,893
Posted By jfr
Three. All in right hand curves. Ran out of...

Three. All in right hand curves. Ran out of road being too fast in to it on the first. I attribute this one to inexperience. The second one was unfamiliarity of the bike, it belonged to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,641,693
Posted By jfr
Yes. The GS is the bike I knew would take me...

Yes. The GS is the bike I knew would take me from the flat lands of Ohio to the glorious terrain you see in Jeremiah Johnson. One of my most favorite movies. Ferris Bueller's Day Off is another...
Forum: Face plant 11-22-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,623
Posted By jfr
Based on the number of replies from riders that...

Based on the number of replies from riders that recognize this turn do you think its possible that the skid mark in this photo is not from mattmor? mattmor did you check out the rear for any...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By jfr
Thumb PIAA 1100s would be, correction, is my one set of extra lights

RockemRdr,
I Put on the HB tank bars and they have one spot for auxiliary lights. I had both PIAA 1100 driving and 520 Fog and decided that if I could only have one set it would be the 1100's. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 119,689
Posted By jfr
This was the best way to spend a morning at work!...

This was the best way to spend a morning at work! I do most of my riding alone and look forward to the people I meet along the way. I have yet to run into a character like Buck, however. I have...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 515,289
Posted By jfr
Hi Shogs! It's all down hill from western NY to...

Hi Shogs! It's all down hill from western NY to SC. You should get great gas mileage by now. Prolly not carrying as much, too!

Spectacular post/pics. Thanks so very much for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 387,069
Posted By jfr
R1 - back in bidness!!

:lurk :freaky :clap :nod
Forum: Face plant 07-06-2006, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By jfr
I hope that's not the Greek version of ATGATT!!!

I hope that's not the Greek version of ATGATT!!!
Forum: Face plant 07-06-2006, 02:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,473
Posted By jfr
Glad to see your on the mend and looking down the...

Glad to see your on the mend and looking down the road to the new ride! Keep the spirits up.
Forum: Face plant 07-05-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,752
Posted By jfr
I am moving next week. Thanks for the reminder...

I am moving next week. Thanks for the reminder to keep my screwed on tight!
Forum: Face plant 07-05-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,315
Posted By jfr
Timing is everything. A split second earlier on...

Timing is everything. A split second earlier on my right-hand lowside this May and I would have impacted either a boulder or a tree. As it happened I lucked out with a couple broken plastic parts...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,431
Posted By jfr
bobcopro, Listen to the wise ones: Monkey Boy...

bobcopro,
Listen to the wise ones: Monkey Boy and Zen Slug. Their posts are accurate. Take it from me. I got a little, just a little, too aggressive on dry pavement with the TKC 80s. But, a...
Forum: Face plant 06-20-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,364
Posted By jfr
Yep, Sounds familiar. Guy back into riding after...

Yep, Sounds familiar. Guy back into riding after 20 years. Granted he put 15K on two bikes his first year back. Riding with a group of riders with mixed experience levels down at Hot Springs, NC...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 515,289
Posted By jfr
Shogs, your pictures ROCK! Thanks for sharing. ...

Shogs, your pictures ROCK! Thanks for sharing. You have inspired me to take more pictures on my rides. :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-19-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By jfr
R1200GS and a 28' Sea Ray

Ok, now that I have a boat, too, I'll get the GPS. Which device is recommended for both? Is there a good model that can take me where I want to go on land and sea? Track my travels? Tell me avg....
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 515,289
Posted By jfr
Thumb Ridin' 'n Shootin'

Gwen,
Just caught up on the thread today. So much for workin'! Continue riding safely and taking gr8 shots. I am glad we got to meet at HS and I look forward to your slide show at next years...
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By jfr
I have seen them both. I too like the one from...

I have seen them both. I too like the one from the UK. Just the fact that these have to exist is a shame. Why there is little to no education on this baffles me. With the high number of...
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By jfr
And the kicker here folks...They all knew the...

And the kicker here folks...They all knew the camera gear was in their cars!! :huh And they still drove like flipping idiots! The total disregard for the peril they bring to the streets is...
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2006, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,628
Posted By jfr
Put a headlight modulator on my R12GS and the...

Put a headlight modulator on my R12GS and the reaction by the cagers was immediate. They acknowlegde me by driving slower on secondary streets when I am around. Sometimes oncoming cagers even wave...
Forum: Face plant 06-12-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,970
Posted By jfr
Visiting the Steelers' training camp last summer,...

Visiting the Steelers' training camp last summer, Terry Bradshaw remarked: "Ride it when you retire."

If he keeps this up retirement may come sooner than many would like.:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2006, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,641,693
Posted By jfr
Uh oh. Photo of the shady side of the bike. ...

Uh oh. Photo of the shady side of the bike. Prepare to suck.
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 42,297
Posted By jfr
+1 for chaingolia, whenever!

+1 for chaingolia, whenever!
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,839
Posted By jfr
:lurk :photog

:lurk


:photog
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By jfr
Do you have the vario side bags? Sometimes the...

Do you have the vario side bags? Sometimes the bolt you hang them on can loosen. I have to keep an eye on mine. When that happens the bags can make some "small" banging or dull rattling sounds. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,641,693
Posted By jfr
Well...

I was looking for some black spoke wheels. Just not BLACKENED!
Forum: Face plant 05-31-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,721
Posted By jfr
Save that for the owner! Yes, I said owner not...

Save that for the owner! Yes, I said owner not guardian!
Forum: Face plant 05-31-2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,132
Posted By jfr
But how else do you get the moron going 55 in the...

But how else do you get the moron going 55 in the 65 zone to move over?! :norton
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,403
Posted By jfr
Steverino's pictures show how I plowed a wide...

Steverino's pictures show how I plowed a wide swath into the laurel (picture #1). I doubt that it slowed me down very much. The front tire hit a tree stump (hidden by the laurel in picture #2) with...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,403
Posted By jfr
Thanks, RNG. Had my annual physical today and...

Thanks, RNG. Had my annual physical today and the doc said its just a bruise. Nothing broke on the inside except some blood vessels.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,403
Posted By jfr
John (TM) wants to see the bruises...

Here ya go... (more to come as soon as smugmug finishes processing)

The bruising actually spread from the impact on the otherside of the forearm......
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2006, 07:18 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 26,285
Posted By jfr
Secrets out. The look of concern and relief when...

Secrets out. The look of concern and relief when finding me upright after seeing the path I plowed into the laurel spoke volumes! :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,066
Posted By jfr
Did this with my H-Bs on the R12GS last weekend. ...

Did this with my H-Bs on the R12GS last weekend. Besides the asphalt rash they sustained they faired remarkably well. This was a 45 MPH lowside that started at the dbl yllw. Add to that the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By jfr
Ditto to that... :clap :clap :clap :clap...

Ditto to that...

:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2006, 11:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 16,520
Posted By jfr
Thanks Rick and crew for a great spread and...

Thanks Rick and crew for a great spread and getting things organized. It was my first ADV gig and it won't be my last. Although, as some of you know I almost made it my last! :eek1 See NCbub's...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2006, 11:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,403
Posted By jfr
Thumb Allright now for my rendition of the events... ...

Allright now for my rendition of the events...

First, my trip TO the 5th ER...

I rode from home, near Cincinnati, to Knoxville on Sunday, May 14. I had to be in Orlando for a software...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,817
Posted By jfr
If the gr8 Shogs is right and she is the first...

If the gr8 Shogs is right and she is the first advrider to cross your path...get thee to the 5th Eastern Rondezvous next weekend (look it up here:...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2006, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,731
Posted By jfr
I think it's time for TKC 80s!

I think it's time for TKC 80s!
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