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Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 840,584
Posted By JamesG
I bet both your neighbors and your hemorrhoids...

I bet both your neighbors and your hemorrhoids hate you.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 840,584
Posted By JamesG
My entry:

Fifty dollars. Craigslist.

http://www.imageshack.com/scaled/large/850/3o1e.jpg

It has an even but thin layer of screwed-up all over, but I couldn't resist the urge to dig it out of backyard of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 450,771
Posted By JamesG
That tent looks comfy. :wink:

That tent looks comfy. :wink:
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25,653
Views: 4,851,587
Posted By JamesG
You either learn from other people's mistakes or...

You either learn from other people's mistakes or you make them yourself.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 34,989
Views: 8,724,574
Posted By JamesG
Not if it amuses you. Or if you're hoping that it...

Not if it amuses you. Or if you're hoping that it will go viral and spread it far and wide across the Internet as self propagating example of your ad layout skill.
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By JamesG
Probably. Not.

Probably. Not.
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By JamesG
They found a niche and a differentiation strategy...

They found a niche and a differentiation strategy to run with. How many do they sell?
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By JamesG
Yeah, the physics of motorcycles do not lend...

Yeah, the physics of motorcycles do not lend themselves to FWD. Inertia and center of gravity work against you, under accelleration, you won't have any weight transfer onto the driven wheel, so...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,763
Posted By JamesG
When a bolt is upside down relative to you, it's...

When a bolt is upside down relative to you, it's "Righty loosy, Lefty Tighty". :wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-16-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,100
Posted By JamesG
Hacks section and I will also relay for you on...

Hacks section and I will also relay for you on SovietSteeds.com's forum.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 563,629
Posted By JamesG
So... Is this a bike for the guys who want a...

So... Is this a bike for the guys who want a "streetfightered" sportbike out of the box, where they can't/don't have to do any wrenching?

I trying to see the value of this vs. buying a dinged up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34,989
Views: 8,724,574
Posted By JamesG
Only the ones who jump to conclusions. Tip:...

Only the ones who jump to conclusions.

Tip:
Read entire post. Read it again. Think about it for a few seconds at least. Take a deep breath. Then hit the reply button.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 34,989
Views: 8,724,574
Posted By JamesG
As opposed to the morans who choose to crash on...

As opposed to the morans who choose to crash on twisty roads beyond their ability and require emergency services to roll out and a life-flight that costs thousands of dollars an hour...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,714
Posted By JamesG
At least you didn't get, " You wouldn't...

At least you didn't get, " You wouldn't understand." which was the response I got one time when I asked a pirate what his tassles were for.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 34,989
Views: 8,724,574
Posted By JamesG
I imagine the are probably very similar in...

I imagine the are probably very similar in appearance. :huh
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By JamesG
There is a company named "Raceway" who...

There is a company named "Raceway" who makes/sells a hand-shift kit for Urals.
http://www.racewayservicespaa.com/accessories--tools.html
(about half-way down the page).
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By JamesG
They all do that. :D Short shifting helps,...

They all do that. :D

Short shifting helps, especially in the lower (1-2) gears.
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By JamesG
I fixed it for you. :D

I fixed it for you. :D
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,427
Posted By JamesG
Does this count? ...

Does this count?

http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/6941/img2978zl.jpg

http://img593.imageshack.us/img593/7150/img2980f.jpg

Not so subtle for sale plug....
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,364
Posted By JamesG
I wish I had the time to do this. Or... even...

I wish I had the time to do this. Or... even just ride my rig more. :cry The neat thing about Urals is that time kinda stops and you are just riding along in the moment, 5 miles or 500, and then...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 45,903
Views: 9,087,465
Posted By JamesG
That is usually how I feel while changing tires. ...

That is usually how I feel while changing tires.



I would so totally cuck up the rim trying that, and probably damage my truck for extra credit.
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 962,097
Posted By JamesG
Rotors could be glazed. If you can't get the...

Rotors could be glazed. If you can't get the front wheel to lock up ("chirp") then you definitely have a problem. A NH should be able to stop at least as well as an EX250. Both have the same era...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5,589
Views: 1,095,581
Posted By JamesG
It was designed by a "Stylist" who has probably...

It was designed by a "Stylist" who has probably never ridden a motorcycle and was tested by skinny little Japanese and Italian test riders who do thousand mile days day in and day out, and so have...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,609
Posted By JamesG
I'm sure the ape hangers and chopped off rear,...

I'm sure the ape hangers and chopped off rear, butt on the rear tire folks would disagree with you. But F'em.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,626
Posted By JamesG
Defunct.

Defunct.
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 174,773
Posted By JamesG
:huh "Mandriano" must really be Italian for...

:huh

"Mandriano" must really be Italian for mutilated...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 174,773
Posted By JamesG
The Autozone sourced exhaust parts are the least...

The Autozone sourced exhaust parts are the least of it's problems... :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 34,989
Views: 8,724,574
Posted By JamesG
Not enough stickers. There are you happy now?

Not enough stickers. There are you happy now?
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 962,097
Posted By JamesG
I'll just leave this here: ...

I'll just leave this here:

http://images.craigslist.org/3Ka3Je3N85I55N25Gbd5nf24840b81b8f1b04.jpg

And if you still have the stomach, you can see more and perhaps save this poor bike from the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,686
Posted By JamesG
The 650 motor is more forgiving than a big twin,...

The 650 motor is more forgiving than a big twin, but the back tire barking at you once or twice will teach you real good.

Enjoy your bike.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,686
Posted By JamesG
If he got the one pictured? And did the work...

If he got the one pictured? And did the work himself? About the same as the Suzuki.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,686
Posted By JamesG
Since I didn't see cost as a factor in the OP's...

Since I didn't see cost as a factor in the OP's critera, why not just get what the Gladius is a cheap imitation of?
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,686
Posted By JamesG
It's considered :ymca. Even if that doesn't...

It's considered :ymca. Even if that doesn't bother you, resale will um.. suck. IMO of course.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 99,111
Posted By JamesG
Borrowed from the WTF? thread downstairs. ...

Borrowed from the WTF? thread downstairs.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/944153_577498125606784_1661930832_n.jpg

:D
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 99,111
Posted By JamesG
How much damage can a pip-squeak little bike...

How much damage can a pip-squeak little bike cause? And, most policies do not exclude "riding illegally", because if that were the case, nearly all "at-fault" claims would be denied.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 99,111
Posted By JamesG
non-issue

How often do you think that a motorcycle that is obeying traffic laws and can keep up with the flow of traffic and otherwise not making a hazard of itself, esp. one that looks like a "sport bike"...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 99,111
Posted By JamesG
Yup. With maybe a bit of strategic marketing...

Yup. With maybe a bit of strategic marketing thrown in.
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 99,111
Posted By JamesG
It's just a design & engineering problem.

It's just a design & engineering problem.
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 99,111
Posted By JamesG
Too bad it doesn't have the same configuration as...

Too bad it doesn't have the same configuration as the NC700, with the tank in the subframe and a storage compartment atop the engine. Then this really would be a practical run-about and challenger...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 174,773
Posted By JamesG
If I can sell my Ural...

If I can sell my Ural (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=824088) and get room in my shop, I'd save that poor duc.


It would be really hard to resist kicking that seller in the balls...
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