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Forum: Face plant 05-27-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,270
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I took a bad one ten years back. Months in...

I took a bad one ten years back. Months in hospital, no walking for a year, that kind of thing.

It was a year back on the bike before I was fully comfortable.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-27-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 23,315
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Well, either you are still thinking about it or...

Well, either you are still thinking about it or you built the thing and it has taken you into orbit with it. . .
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,555
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
No - some People are awesome. It's not bikers as...

No - some People are awesome. It's not bikers as a specific subset.

By the way - the guy in the video a few posts up was lucky he was not killed, but if he had been it would have been his own...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,719
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
So, after the OP dumped the HD; did he get back...

So, after the OP dumped the HD; did he get back on and stop her in less distance or not??

Good info, thank you for posting this.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,378
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Way to generalise, tool.

Way to generalise, tool.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,063
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Yup, looks like a POS old 150. The harley...

Yup, looks like a POS old 150.

The harley was going slow as hell though, plus whoever was on the pillion switching shoulders to video the whole farce probably didn't help.

And a vespa PX is...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,349
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
My mechanic just rebuilt one of these a few weeks...

My mechanic just rebuilt one of these a few weeks back. Big job, valvework, pistons, cylinders etc. . . The one he rebuilt is painted in olive drab as four of them came here (Cambodia) in the 1990's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,850
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I keep going, I may give it more gas and enjoy...

I keep going, I may give it more gas and enjoy the bike's drift.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
There's a Brit over in the Some Assembly Required...

There's a Brit over in the Some Assembly Required forum who hs do e the same thing in his spare time. Impressive stuff, young engineering student I think.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,979
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
$15k - one bike? I'd buy a KTM 450/500 for...

$15k - one bike?

I'd buy a KTM 450/500 for trail, a superduke for the road and something like a small hot crotch rocket for being stupid on.

Buy wisely and you could have all the above for $10k...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
The XR250 Baja speedo's are silly money for the...

The XR250 Baja speedo's are silly money for the POS that they are.

Here it's possible to get one repaired sometimes, secondhand ones are $400+ and new from Honda is ballpark $600.

Go vaportech,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Persevere. And try moving the pegs on their...

Persevere.

And try moving the pegs on their pivot while doing the above.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,751
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Sold a Suzuki RGR 250 2 stroke in 2003 to pay for...

Sold a Suzuki RGR 250 2 stroke in 2003 to pay for hip reconstruction surgery after a road incident.

Regret that to this moment.

I also sorely miss my RFS Ktm - but they are common as muck and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Do you mean a KTM Duke 200 - or a KTM dirtbike?

Do you mean a KTM Duke 200 - or a KTM dirtbike?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,020
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Meh, I tell my passengers to make like a bag...

Meh,

I tell my passengers to make like a bag of potatoes. If they do then they are more or less invisible. If they don't then I slowly and carefully drive to their destination and refuse to carry...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,593
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Today I rode my wife's scooter to work. It's...

Today I rode my wife's scooter to work.

It's a Suzuki Viva 110cc from 2006.

I replaced every bearing in the chassis, rebuilt the front forks fully, gave it a new swingarm, adjusted the valves,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Stick in SS valves on the intake. Problem solved....

Stick in SS valves on the intake. Problem solved. Kibblewhite etc. . .

My 06 450 never did tighten up as fast as you describe - a mild adjustment on 1000 miles was all that was needed and, while I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,136
Views: 1,033,907
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I will check polarity in the morn, but I don't...

I will check polarity in the morn, but I don't thing that I am that dumb. However I will check. It's pushing 3am in this part of the world and I just closed my business for the night and have to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7,136
Views: 1,033,907
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I have an electrical problem on my NX. It...

I have an electrical problem on my NX.

It began a few weeks ago where, after removing my battery to boost another bike, and re-installing it the neutral light would be lit - but when I pushed the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 43,604
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Thanks for the reply. Most vegans I have...

Thanks for the reply.

Most vegans I have come across probably couldn't manage what you two are doing, hence the question. In fact, one was going militant on me recently - until I pointed out she...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 43,604
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Nice photographs. Question: Do you really...

Nice photographs.

Question: Do you really think it's possible to go around the world and eat Vegan all the way without planning your route accordingly?

In other words - is your route dictated...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,832
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
In S.E Asia, where I live; when a Chinese bike...

In S.E Asia, where I live; when a Chinese bike breaks we fit a Honda genuine (usually) spare part to it's cloned Chinese engine.

They can be quite good bikes, these Shinerays.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7,136
Views: 1,033,907
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Damn! A seat recover $150?? Fork Boots...

Damn!

A seat recover $150?? Fork Boots $100?? Turn signals $100?? Tires $200??

I know I'm not in the USA but I pay around $100 for new tires, $15 for fork boots, $5 per unit for turn signals...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,197
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I feel sorry for the cop. Nothing dangerous...

I feel sorry for the cop. Nothing dangerous there.

I thought I was going to see redline stuff from thhe title.

Give that poor bastard his job back.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7,136
Views: 1,033,907
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
It's quickest to pull the brake caliper off. I'v...

It's quickest to pull the brake caliper off. I'v noticed than many AX-1 that I know are missing a few of the retaining clips that stop the pads from chattering, sometimes you may have to make one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,301
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Where do you live and drive? I ask as...

Where do you live and drive?


I ask as somebody who has a few hundred thousand k's bike riding experience in Cambodia (mainly) Lao, and just a bit in Vietnam.

If you haven't been driving in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,179
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Seems we are all in agreement: "Modern...

Seems we are all in agreement:

"Modern people are pussies"

Instant media bitches.

Fucking smartphone revolution. . .
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,147
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Loosen a backpack strap from around my waist as I...

Loosen a backpack strap from around my waist as I am coasting into a gas station from a motorway.

Apply brakes gently to stop at the petrol pump.

Two feet from the petrol pump I get yanked hard...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,179
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Yup, leave him alone. My wife rode...

Yup, leave him alone.

My wife rode sidesaddle to the clinic when she went into labour.

My son is now over two and has been on the bike a few hundred times (being held). Now he's old enough to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-27-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,443
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Lovely bike Hondo! This thread would be...

Lovely bike Hondo!

This thread would be right at home in the Thumpers subforum, could help inform a lot of people. . .
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,281
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Re-fited chain slider, chain, sprockets, rear...

Re-fited chain slider, chain, sprockets, rear wheel.

Friend calls around, we smoke, wife makes dinner, we eat, kid wants to play we play. Kid has a nap, I sleep too.

Wake up, head for the bike...
Forum: Racing 10-12-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Fuck that! It's the third best circuit in...

Fuck that!

It's the third best circuit in the GP calendar:huh:huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I'm a terrible passenger, car, bus, bike or...

I'm a terrible passenger, car, bus, bike or aircraft. I need to be the damn pilot.

I'm looking for imaginary pedals, levers, steering wheels or bars when I'm passenger.

That said, I will ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I concur, I had to put 16 plugs in my...

I concur,

I had to put 16 plugs in my current rear tubeless in the first 1500km.

The tire is now bald as hell and on 15000km with no further issues.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-06-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,223
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Every Nighthawk 250 I have ever seen has a disk...

Every Nighthawk 250 I have ever seen has a disk on the front anyhow.

But a suspension upgrade would be a good idea.

Tires are a bit of a pain as the Nighthawk runs 19/16.

A lot of the ones I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
^ Screw that. I personally know two small...

^
Screw that.

I personally know two small Asian women, both under 5"

One handles a dr250 like a champ, usually while in hotpants and knee-high leather boots.

The other rides an XR650r, like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 105,001
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Wow, being chased by 205 bikes. . .

Wow, being chased by 205 bikes. . .
Forum: Canada 09-24-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,369
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Shopping at Toronto's new Hells Angels store. . .

http://torontoist.com/2013/09/shopping-at-torontos-new-hells-angels-store/


Article was written by a girl I knew a few years back. It popped up on her FB feed today. Not sure how good she is on...
Forum: Face plant 09-24-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,312
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Looks like you two are friends anyway:rofl ...

Looks like you two are friends anyway:rofl

Sure this wasn't setup? If not then you are both at fault.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7,136
Views: 1,033,907
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Yeah, I can't get angry with a 23month old. Just...

Yeah, I can't get angry with a 23month old. Just happy he didn't knock them on top of himself.

Still, I don't like my bikes looking like shit:deal
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