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Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 55,532
Posted By jersey jim
There are plenty of seats that can give you more...

There are plenty of seats that can give you more of that low and in the bike feel on a Road King, but you'll never feel as low and in the bike as you can on a softail. You just give up a little ride...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 55,532
Posted By jersey jim
That pretty much covers it. There is another...

That pretty much covers it. There is another reason for the difference in character between the two platforms, the Road King is rubber mounted, so the engine will jump around at idle, but once you're...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,747
Posted By jersey jim
I liked my Evo, but it was in an FXR. I don't...

I liked my Evo, but it was in an FXR. I don't much care for the solid mount engines without the counterbalancers like the twin cam softails have. Had enough of that crap with my shovelhead, vibrating...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,747
Posted By jersey jim
One of my favorite bikes was my 87 FXRS, if you...

One of my favorite bikes was my 87 FXRS, if you don't hot rod them the only thing to worry about is the stock rocker boxes and base gaskets, but if you wait until the thing is warmed up nice before...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,701
Posted By jersey jim
The new bikes are damn good. Hell, my 87 FXR...

The new bikes are damn good. Hell, my 87 FXR didn't have many issues.
My shovelhead on the other hand.....but to be honest, that wasn't Harleys fault, that thing was mostly aftermarket, and a real...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,610
Posted By jersey jim
I'm partial to the GS, although I'd prefer the G...

I'm partial to the GS, although I'd prefer the G to the GL model.

I had a 77? GS750 for a summer back in the 90's, bought it for $200 with tweaked forks and stuck brake, fixed it for almost no...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 158,189
Posted By jersey jim
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 158,189
Posted By jersey jim
Stoner & Marquez riding for Repsol next year *...

Stoner & Marquez riding for Repsol next year * (you heard it here first!)
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,608
Posted By jersey jim
I'm 6'2", I feel ok on my '13 Limited, but I'm...

I'm 6'2", I feel ok on my '13 Limited, but I'm thinking of changing the seat and handlebars for a little more room, plus adding a backrest.

Nice thing is, I can't think of another brand with more...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,608
Posted By jersey jim
Yeah, I did some demo rides last year, then I...

Yeah, I did some demo rides last year, then I rented one for a week, then I bought one. Demo rides are free, my ass they are. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 277,205
Posted By jersey jim
People buy Harley's to collect, not to ride? Then...

People buy Harley's to collect, not to ride? Then why, when I am out on a road trip, is it that the majority of bikes I see also traveling are HD touring bikes?

Sure, some put no miles on them...
Forum: Racing 03-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 55,065
Posted By jersey jim
Me, I'm conflicted about this whole thing. I like...

Me, I'm conflicted about this whole thing. I like the fact that things have been shaken up, and at least for this season the status quo is out the window.

I like that the drivers have to "drive"...
Forum: Racing 03-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 55,065
Posted By jersey jim
I'm pretty sure there was a safety car after...

I'm pretty sure there was a safety car after Bottas left his tire and half a rim on the track?
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By jersey jim
I am suffering from a severe case of bike lift...

I am suffering from a severe case of bike lift envy. That setup is sweet.
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 39,431
Posted By jersey jim
I've been riding since 1987, except for a couple...

I've been riding since 1987, except for a couple year break about 12 years ago.

I'd sold my street bikes, bought a dirt bike and a convertible, and thought that would be fine.

Why? Well,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By jersey jim
You've got to ride what moves you, and not just...

You've got to ride what moves you, and not just your physical body in an efficient manner. Otherwise, what's the point?
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,077
Posted By jersey jim
One of the reasons I decided on Harley instead of...

One of the reasons I decided on Harley instead of the Victory Cross Country I was also very interested in. It might (hell probably will) have some sort of problem when out on the road, and I like...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,917
Posted By jersey jim
Oh my. Now that is a proper big bore Suzuki.

Oh my. Now that is a proper big bore Suzuki.
Forum: Racing 01-25-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 55,065
Posted By jersey jim
Jeez, the Ferrari looks like an anteater.

Jeez, the Ferrari looks like an anteater.
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,609
Posted By jersey jim
Two British ideas. 1st Gen Triumph Speed...

Two British ideas.

1st Gen Triumph Speed Triple. Especially if the clip-ons have been replaced with higher bars, or heli-bars. Great bikes, very solid, a bit top heavy, but the 900 triple makes a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,773
Posted By jersey jim
I rode a borrowed 78 GS550 to Daytona in about...

I rode a borrowed 78 GS550 to Daytona in about '95, to make it worse I had another dude riding on the back most of the week, and I had a ball. No issues, in fact it was a bit of a conversation piece...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,871
Posted By jersey jim
I had the little brother back then (GS700ES) and...

I had the little brother back then (GS700ES) and wanted the 1150, but ended up getting a good deal on a 900 Ninja, which was, to be honest, one of the best bikes I've ever owned, plenty fast, and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,564
Posted By jersey jim
Unfortunately you still have to remove the center...

Unfortunately you still have to remove the center stand, but with the Kerker you need to cut the mounting tabs off of the frame, the Sudco/Hindle exhaust at least clears the tabs so you don't have to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,564
Posted By jersey jim
I had an '86 for a while back in the 90's, I...

I had an '86 for a while back in the 90's, I loved the engine in that thing.

Mine had a Sudco 4-1 (A re-branded Hindle, or vice versa) with a race muffler, what a sound. If you can find one I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,402
Posted By jersey jim
That bike looks much, much better in black....

That bike looks much, much better in black. Amazing what a color change can do for the looks of a bike.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,590
Posted By jersey jim
Sounds like lack of riding skills or confidence...

Sounds like lack of riding skills or confidence to me.
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,590
Posted By jersey jim
Damn, that Rocket is bad-ass! :eek1

Damn, that Rocket is bad-ass! :eek1
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,663
Posted By jersey jim
From somebody who had a similar injury and has...

From somebody who had a similar injury and has recovered:

http://www.roadandtrack.com/features/web-originals/warner-head-injury-schumacher
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By jersey jim
At mc events I've seen vendors that have trike...

At mc events I've seen vendors that have trike versions of many bikes, mostly cruisers, both Harley and Metric. I'd look into that, or maybe even a kit to convert a used bike. A friend recently...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,946
Posted By jersey jim
Smooth V4, I never noticed any heat issues....

Smooth V4, I never noticed any heat issues. Cooler to ride than my air-cooled v twins, in traffic anyway, which is the only place heat bothers me on any bike.
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 42,115
Posted By jersey jim
I have a 2013, haven't ridden a '14 yet so I...

I have a 2013, haven't ridden a '14 yet so I can't venture an opinion on those other than what I've read.

So, for the '13, I'll give you the suspension, I plan to upgrade mine.

The brakes on...
Forum: Racing 12-04-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 122,507
Posted By jersey jim
Maybe if I move to another state it'll...

Maybe if I move to another state it'll happen?:becca:kboom:baldy
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,169
Posted By jersey jim
Hmmm, a bike with Nitrous on Craigslist....sounds...

Hmmm, a bike with Nitrous on Craigslist....sounds like a great idea! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,169
Posted By jersey jim
Hmm, I've been considering a ZRX or Bandit to...

Hmm, I've been considering a ZRX or Bandit to replace my Warrior now that I have a v twin touring bike, I think the Big One would be better for me, built more to my size than the other nakeds.

I'm...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,309
Posted By jersey jim
How about a nice pair of fleece lined slippers?

How about a nice pair of fleece lined slippers?
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,824
Posted By jersey jim
See, you wrote a decent post in the Valkyrie...

See, you wrote a decent post in the Valkyrie thread, but now you're back to being stupid again. On the touring bikes Security is a $395 option on 2014's now that ABS is standard, and was packaged...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,824
Posted By jersey jim
Harley has the optional Security system with a...

Harley has the optional Security system with a key fob that needs to be present for the bike to start, you can add a siren and pager to it as well.

If the fob goes bad you can enter a code to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,402
Posted By jersey jim
Holy crap, I completely agree with something you...

Holy crap, I completely agree with something you posted for once! :clap
Forum: Racing 11-16-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 122,507
Posted By jersey jim
Yeah, I went down to the local import junkyard to...

Yeah, I went down to the local import junkyard to get a Renault alternator to do the dance around, got one off of a rusty LeCar, so all is good on that front. Not sure if it's working though. :cry...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 122,507
Posted By jersey jim
USGP, yay. No Kimi, the usual Vettel situation,...

USGP, yay. No Kimi, the usual Vettel situation, meh. 8 in a row? I'm sure it'll happen. Oh well, I'll still enjoy whatever goes on behind him.

Oh yeah, Buxton needs to shave that caterpillar off...
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