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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,782
Posted By therealjared
Some whole trips are like just. Just got back...

Some whole trips are like just. Just got back from a two day trip with my dad. First day he broke down for two hours, next day he hit a cow. Never a lick of trouble on any other trips.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By therealjared
I often weave around in the lane or turn on my hi...

I often weave around in the lane or turn on my hi beams if it looks like a car wants to turn in front of me. The eye catches motion and quick lighting changes, making me more noticeable.


Sent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,327
Posted By therealjared
I've learned that people like this aren't out on...

I've learned that people like this aren't out on weekday mornings in November when it's 37 degrees out. It was nice being the only rider on the Gap!


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-01-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6,625
Views: 397,125
Posted By therealjared
There's not much other choice to get to get place...

There's not much other choice to get to get place haha.

Since yall know the area so well, have any of you been up sand mountain near Walthall before? It's also on Weyerhauser land, but it offers...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-01-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6,625
Views: 397,125
Posted By therealjared
MS Tag-O-Rama

Maybe technically not legal, but I see people hiking there from time to time. Don't tear anything up and there shouldn't be any problems. I'm surprised anybody else has heard of it! There are several...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6,625
Views: 397,125
Posted By therealjared
MS Tag-O-Rama

Here's the new tag location. It's really only known to local folks. Uncle Jimmy might know where this place is. I'll throw out some Google food for the rest of you.

You can ride around the gate,...
Forum: Americas 04-28-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,190
Posted By therealjared
AL- Alabama, E TN- eastern Tennessee, S...

AL- Alabama, E TN- eastern Tennessee, S VA-southern Virginia, W NC- western North Carolina, N GA- northern Georgia.

No worries, I also feel like I'm staring at a pile of letters when people start...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-27-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By therealjared
At least the levy's offer some relative...

At least the levy's offer some relative excitement. :deal


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,581
Posted By therealjared
Truckers do it all the time. I'd rather follow...

Truckers do it all the time. I'd rather follow what they do than random advice on the interwebs, no offense. Most of my traveling is in the South, so like others have mentioned, it's just what a lot...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,190
Posted By therealjared
Make sure you get some good BBQ in Memphis and...

Make sure you get some good BBQ in Memphis and Birmingham. What they lack in good roads they make up for in good food.


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-26-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6,625
Views: 397,125
Posted By therealjared
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Found the little guy a little dirty but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,581
Posted By therealjared
Right, like a cop will pull you over in the...

Right, like a cop will pull you over in the monsoon to give you a ticket.

If I'm in a situation where cars are coming up behind me rapidly yet traffic is also slowing rapidly, I turn my flashers...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6,625
Views: 397,125
Posted By therealjared
Got it! Pics coming soon.

Got it! Pics coming soon.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-25-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By therealjared
Thanks for the routes! The MHC Return looks...

Thanks for the routes! The MHC Return looks interesting. The Delta riding should be fun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,342
Posted By therealjared
For me it's a combination of time, money, and...

For me it's a combination of time, money, and family obligations. Like somebody else said, it takes a pretty sucky dad to leave the wife and 1 year old alone for weeks or months just to have a fun...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,512
Posted By therealjared
I get more questions on the XR650L than on the...

I get more questions on the XR650L than on the Weestrom. Some people are amused that I'm even 40 or 50 miles from home on a dirt bike, and several have asked about the legality of it.

What's...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-06-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By therealjared
I didn't know about the D2C route. I wouldn't...

I didn't know about the D2C route. I wouldn't mind a copy of that one myself.

If you don't want to go as far west as Jackson, I can get you from at least Louisville to the TAT on some pretty good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By therealjared
I enjoy my Bluetooth intercom for texting (with...

I enjoy my Bluetooth intercom for texting (with Siri), taking calls, listening to the radio, and for the intercom itself. That said, I'm never really in traffic. I can even activate the Sena by just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,703
Posted By therealjared
In rural areas people often learn on back roads...

In rural areas people often learn on back roads away from traffic and other cars. Technically illegal but certainly not frowned upon in many places, especially if nobody is around to frown at you.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,778
Posted By therealjared
Not to sound like a flag-waving anarchist, but...

Not to sound like a flag-waving anarchist, but people are responsible for their own lives. If I go out as a new rider on a fast bike and hit a tree at 130mph, that's on me. If I'm too stupid not to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 17,135
Posted By therealjared
Appendix. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

Appendix.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By therealjared
Both flats I've had completely deflated the tire...

Both flats I've had completely deflated the tire in about a minute. Your statement is nonsense.

In roughly 30-35k miles I've had a pinch flat from bad pavement on a front tubed tire and a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,873
Posted By therealjared
You're a bona-fide Libertariocrat :deal

You're a bona-fide Libertariocrat :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,975
Posted By therealjared
:clap:freaky

:clap:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 17,135
Posted By therealjared
Most dogs turn away at the last second. My...

Most dogs turn away at the last second. My neighbor has about a 35 pound dog that kept pushing the limit every day, so much I could feel him nipping at my ankles a few times. At that point I'd had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,112
Posted By therealjared
The British actually hired the Germans to fight...

The British actually hired the Germans to fight against us. :deal

And we all know the French are never much help. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,975
Posted By therealjared
Personally, I think people have to concentrate...

Personally, I think people have to concentrate harder to hear a conversation on the phone than a conversation in person. The volume is lower, and the phone cuts out most of the frequencies we hear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,975
Posted By therealjared
I find that I'm more distracted by radio or GPS...

I find that I'm more distracted by radio or GPS settings than I am by texting or talking. I can pretty much text without looking down, but I'm not as familiar with my radio as I am my phone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,460
Posted By therealjared
For your needs, I would also recommend the DR650....

For your needs, I would also recommend the DR650. It's a good height, handles service roads excellently, and with stock gearing doesn't feel at all strained at 70-75mph. It's also torquey enough that...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-30-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 87,598
Posted By therealjared
I have a couple day loop routes that run from...

I have a couple day loop routes that run from roughly Hwy82 to Hwy 8 if you're interested, and one that hits some good stuff up in Chickasaw, Yalabusha, and Grenada counties, including some roads in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,331
Posted By therealjared
Yes, that logic is flawed. I'm not opposed to...

Yes, that logic is flawed. I'm not opposed to speed limits. I just want most of them to be about 15mph faster than they are so I won't be speeding anymore. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,490
Posted By therealjared
I've had decent luck lately with an amber screen...

I've had decent luck lately with an amber screen for winter riding. On sunny days the shadows stay long so riding in and out of the woods can be a little trippy. It works better on pavement than dirt...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-27-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6,625
Views: 397,125
Posted By therealjared
I kept saying to myself, "I'll go grab it this...

I kept saying to myself, "I'll go grab it this Saturday" but something always came up. Oh well, maybe the Saturday after the new tag is planted. :deal
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-25-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,307
Views: 343,799
Posted By therealjared
Good ride! Gravel always seems to be much better...

Good ride! Gravel always seems to be much better in the winter up this way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,078
Posted By therealjared
For my riding, I'd spend $20k on a good used...

For my riding, I'd spend $20k on a good used DR650 for dirt, a good used Tiger 800 for mixed adv stuff, and a comfortable mile muncher like an FJR or ST1300 for the long hauls.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,579
Posted By therealjared
I buy the best piece of gear I can afford, which...

I buy the best piece of gear I can afford, which at this time is a $170 LS2 modular helmet, a $125 Fly ADV $180 jacket, $105 pants, $125 boots, and $25 gloves. I've crash tested the jacket, Fly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,522
Posted By therealjared
It's difficult to imagine an accident on a...

It's difficult to imagine an accident on a motorcycle that's my fault that sends the car passenger off in a helicopter.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,522
Posted By therealjared
Good point. Even checking with your current...

Good point. Even checking with your current company for lower rates can help sometimes as your vehicles depreciate. I could get cheaper insurance with Geico, but the body shop I use said they have a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-13-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16,104
Views: 916,871
Posted By therealjared
Are you using the paper maps? That does make it...

Are you using the paper maps? That does make it much more adventurous!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,522
Posted By therealjared
I pay $75/yr/bike for liability only with...

I pay $75/yr/bike for liability only with Progressive.
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