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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 153,231
Posted By jpgrego
Why.... :lol3 ...

Why.... :lol3

http://greenville.craigslist.org/mcy/5068571003.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00b0b_aNPM1hcn7nK_600x450.jpg

reverse trike, side by side two seater - $6900

reverse trike,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 153,231
Posted By jpgrego
Wow, I missed the highway pegs the first time...

Wow, I missed the highway pegs the first time around. Looking closer it also appears to be missing any type of front brake... :huh Who needs that anyways?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 153,231
Posted By jpgrego
Just stumbled across this and laughed at the...

Just stumbled across this and laughed at the description of how the bike sounds.

http://greenville.craigslist.org/mcy/5053812925.html

1975 CB500T Cafe Racer - $1100
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-05-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,850
Posted By jpgrego
Quite a few years back, I was stuck behind a slow...

Quite a few years back, I was stuck behind a slow moving truck on a 2 lane road waiting for a chance to pass him. I was hugging the yellow line looking past the truck when I saw something moving out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 153,231
Posted By jpgrego
Anyone looking for a nice 'goat cart'? ...

Anyone looking for a nice 'goat cart'?

Harley Davidson 1200 sportster goat cart - $1500 (taylors, sc)
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 153,231
Posted By jpgrego
:huh 98 Suzuki Gsx-R750 race bike - $1500...

:huh


98 Suzuki Gsx-R750 race bike - $1500 (Duncan)

This is a race bike. NOT STREET LEGAL. Bike used to be Nicky Hayden's bike when he raced the 750 class. I was going to make is street legal...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 153,231
Posted By jpgrego
Saw this and had to wonder just where such a bike...

Saw this and had to wonder just where such a bike could win an award...


http://greenville.craigslist.org/mcy/4917040537.html

Awesome Custom Trike - $7000 (Sharon SC)
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 153,231
Posted By jpgrego
This doesn't seem shady at all...... :huh ...

This doesn't seem shady at all...... :huh


no title , only 4,000 mille serius inguiries only - $2250 (greenville)

2009 zx10-R odometer: 4000 paint color : custom fuel : gas transmission :...
Forum: Face Plant 01-13-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,838
Posted By jpgrego
Glad you're okay, looks like that ankle's going...

Glad you're okay, looks like that ankle's going to hurt you for awhile.

In the video it looks like you ripped the throttle tube and grip clean off the bars right after impact.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-30-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,539
Posted By jpgrego
Last month, we had a cold snap come through much...

Last month, we had a cold snap come through much earlier than usual. It was below freezing overnight but had warmed to around 38, and was supposed to be in the 60's later that day. One of my...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10,521
Views: 2,287,154
Posted By jpgrego
This isn't about a bike, but all the 'girl bike'...

This isn't about a bike, but all the 'girl bike' comments reminded me of an exchange I witnessed several years ago at an autocross. I was chatting with a guy who had a Miata when a random dude...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-14-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10,521
Views: 2,287,154
Posted By jpgrego
Riding home from work Friday on my 1989 PC800, a...

Riding home from work Friday on my 1989 PC800, a guy in a minivan pulls up beside me at a light and rolls down his window.

Minivan guy yells "Hey what size is that?"
I reply "800cc's"
him: ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 153,231
Posted By jpgrego
http://greenville.craigslist.org/mcy/4522325985.ht...

http://greenville.craigslist.org/mcy/4522325985.html

So if anyone is an expert on cleaning "corroborators" and replacing rings on valves..... This might be just what you're looking for.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,757
Posted By jpgrego
When I bought my PC800 it was missing the right...

When I bought my PC800 it was missing the right side mirror. I priced a replacement at the dealership and it would have cost half of what I paid for the bike so I hunted on ebay etc. Apparently the...
Forum: Asia 01-18-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 725
Posted By jpgrego
Malaysia Riding Recommendations

I've been working in Singapore for several months, and my assignment will be wrapping up shortly. I'm trying to plan a last minute trip to Malaysia to rent a bike and do some riding for 1-2 days.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-24-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,337
Posted By jpgrego
I definitely agree with everyone else that loves...

I definitely agree with everyone else that loves the 2 valve Ducatis, they sound simply amazing stock.

The one that makes me laugh the most though is my PC800. Every time I ride near a wall or...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-01-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,135
Posted By jpgrego
Last week heading home from work I had to swerve...

Last week heading home from work I had to swerve to miss a full size extension ladder laying all the way across the lane. I've also seen a washing machine still strapped to a tow dolly, and many...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-19-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,136
Posted By jpgrego
Not actually a road sign, but I got a laugh out...

Not actually a road sign, but I got a laugh out of it every time I saw it.

Located in Esslingen just outside of Stuttgart.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-10-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,968
Posted By jpgrego
truck 8 wife's suv 4 convertible 4 ...

truck 8
wife's suv 4
convertible 4
sedan 4

sv650 2
buell 2
pc800 2

boat 8
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-10-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,968
Posted By jpgrego
How many cylinders is a 2 rotor RX-7 engine...

How many cylinders is a 2 rotor RX-7 engine worth?

-Patrick
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-30-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,742
Posted By jpgrego
Mine happened on a ride, but at the time I was...

Mine happened on a ride, but at the time I was pushing the bike instead of riding it. I ran out of gas on a stretch of I-95 going to visit friends near Cape Canaveral. I hadn't passed an exit with...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-02-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,453
Posted By jpgrego
I've always had a thing for v-twins, they're just...

I've always had a thing for v-twins, they're just extremely usable in everyday riding and they don't get buzzy the way a lot of inline 4's do. I just realized that all the bikes I currently own are...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-25-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 217,064
Posted By jpgrego
When I bought my Buell, I was really surprised...

When I bought my Buell, I was really surprised what a great price they were willing to agree to. I had seen the bike on their showroom floor for quite awhile so I figured they just wanted it off the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-12-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10,521
Views: 2,287,154
Posted By jpgrego
I have a new co-worker who was really trying to...

I have a new co-worker who was really trying to strike up a conversation with me this afternoon. I was polite, but I had a really hard time not laughing at him more than I did.

He walked into...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-31-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 84,238
Posted By jpgrego
I actually stole a trick from my days with a...

I actually stole a trick from my days with a Miata and built a channel out of cardboard. Anyone who has changed oil on one of those has to either use cardboard to redirect the oil, or else get oil...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-30-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 84,238
Posted By jpgrego
To start off, I have to say that I love my Buell...

To start off, I have to say that I love my Buell XB and the incredibly low maintenance relative to every other bike I've ever owned.

However it does have one flaw that drive me up a wall.... when...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-29-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,602
Posted By jpgrego
People stopping in both lanes for a conversation...

People stopping in both lanes for a conversation caused my first serious pucker moment right after getting a street bike. It was a twisty road and right after a blind corner there they were blocking...
Forum: Face Plant 07-21-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By jpgrego
First Get Off

I had my first get off on the track this past Saturday. This was my second track day, but first one on my SV650. It was the next to last session of the day and I was getting pretty comfortable...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-25-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39,749
Views: 10,630,155
Posted By jpgrego
Awesome helmet cam! Are the headers...

Awesome helmet cam!

Are the headers glowing red or are they just that color?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-24-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,264
Posted By jpgrego
Since most dealers don't offer test rides, I...

Since most dealers don't offer test rides, I always keep my ears open for any demo day type events nearby. Generally, they are usually pretty crowded, but even if you don't have a specific bike in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-28-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,994
Posted By jpgrego
In college, I had an older honda vlx, and I've...

In college, I had an older honda vlx, and I've never owned a bike that was more cold natured. I had to ride it with the choke on for miles before it would finally warm up and run well. I was late for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-22-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,230
Posted By jpgrego
I didn't go through and read all the posts, but...

I didn't go through and read all the posts, but I'll give a recent example from a somewhat similar situation. My former boss at work was a huge Corvair nut, owned 2 or 3 and autocrossed them...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-19-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,389
Posted By jpgrego
I don't like riding with a passenger at all, so...

I don't like riding with a passenger at all, so when I got married I convinced my wife to do the MSF class and bought her a bike of her own. She hated it and was too scared to even do the speed limit...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-22-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,907
Posted By jpgrego
It's not fun, my first time out of gas was on...

It's not fun, my first time out of gas was on I-95S between Cape Canaveral and Melbourne at about 10:30PM. Thank goodness Florida is flat because it was a long push to a gas station. On a funny...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,237
Posted By jpgrego
This morning coming in to work, I was halfway...

This morning coming in to work, I was halfway through the cloverleaf on ramp leaned and moving at a pretty good clip when I realized that last night they scraped off part of the top surface of the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-03-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,805
Posted By jpgrego
I don't normally pay much attention to my jacket...

I don't normally pay much attention to my jacket and pants pockets, but every time I come to a stop I check the zipper on my backpack if I'm wearing it. I've lost one too many things when I didn't...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-16-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,127
Posted By jpgrego
I am in the habit of only using it after someone...

I am in the habit of only using it after someone is already in the process of doing something stupid like merging into me or slowly pulling out in front of me when I have ample room to avoid it....
Forum: Road Warriors 12-31-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,255
Posted By jpgrego
I've got an '06 Ss and I have absolutely loved...

I've got an '06 Ss and I have absolutely loved it. I've done 1200 miles over the course of a long weekend comfortably, although long sections of interstate aren't fun without any kind of windshield....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-07-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,316
Posted By jpgrego
Like everyone else said, being honest and polite...

Like everyone else said, being honest and polite goes a long way... I got a written warning for 48 in what was apparently a 25 by telling him I thought I was driving at a safe speed and had no idea...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-18-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By jpgrego
In college I was with some buddies down in Myrtle...

In college I was with some buddies down in Myrtle Beach during Memorial Day bike week. We were having a beer sitting on the front porch watching the squids etc going by on the strip. Out of nowhere...
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