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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,402
Posted By jbhawley
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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By jbhawley
OK thanks! Let me know!

OK thanks! Let me know!
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By jbhawley
thanks, Looks like a 2+2 wide.

thanks, Looks like a 2+2 wide.
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By jbhawley
two passenger...way to wide. Thanks anyhow.

two passenger...way to wide. Thanks anyhow.
Forum: Hacks 03-01-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By jbhawley
Sidecar for a Gl1800 - Looking...WTB

Gents,
Being the frugal person (read tight wad bastard) that I am...
I have been scouring the interweb for a few months in search of a used sidecar to go on my 2007 Honda Goldwing. I found one...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,020
Posted By jbhawley
I'll chime in on this as I have done some...

I'll chime in on this as I have done some extensive real world evaluation and research.
If you've got a few minutes read here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=811931

This is a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 194,714
Posted By jbhawley
Yes there is a way. I have repaired several...

Yes there is a way. I have repaired several broken tabs and even a crack to the truck using this method...see link.

http://faq.ninja250.org/wiki/Plastics_repair_with_ABS_cement

It is cheap (5$...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By jbhawley
I'm a cheap bastard and look to save a dollar...

I'm a cheap bastard and look to save a dollar when I can. If you really like the functionality of the beads but don't wanna fork our 40-50$ for a new set, get a set of the taxi cab seat beads from...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 194,714
Posted By jbhawley
Dirty carbs and/or carbs out of sync may cause...

Dirty carbs and/or carbs out of sync may cause this too.
A bad spark plug, not properly gapped.

just my .02
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By jbhawley
I purchased a pair of these a couple years ago....

I purchased a pair of these a couple years ago. They are very well made gloves and very comfortable. I used them for a week or so on two different bike. Both bikes had heated grip and one had Hippo...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By jbhawley
They were in Raleigh NC April of this year...not...

They were in Raleigh NC April of this year...not that does you any good now. :evil
I talked to them, tried on many sizes and purchased a R3 Light. Now I am considering replacing my ageing RC onsey...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,186
Posted By jbhawley
IMO these are the best, but very, very hard to...

IMO these are the best, but very, very hard to find...even used. Maybe at a farm or estate auction, yard sale, etc
http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/291067660677?lpid=82

TSC has some of the new style...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By jbhawley
ditto. I did the same to my PC800. Doug has good...

ditto. I did the same to my PC800. Doug has good info. I like the LEDs, and I use full Gerbings heated gear in the cold months. I have several of the relays as shown in the second pic on Doug's site....
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By jbhawley
I got a Mmoto rack a couple years ago for my...

I got a Mmoto rack a couple years ago for my PC800. I have a Givi top case attached and commute with this bike daily. The build quality is top notch as is the paint/powder coat. I will not hesitate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,026
Posted By jbhawley
Revising an old thread. I have a cousin who is...

Revising an old thread.
I have a cousin who is a NC Highway Patrol Motorman. Here is a photo of their (not him) bike and riding gear.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,690
Posted By jbhawley
I just ordered one of these: ...

I just ordered one of these:
http://www.backcountry.com/eureka-amari-pass-2-tent-2-person-3-season
103$
30 sq ft
4lb 9 oz

...just passing along as this may meet your requirements. Plus at only...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 194,714
Posted By jbhawley
PCs don't have much extra Stator amperage/wattage...

PCs don't have much extra Stator amperage/wattage so you will have to find lights that have a very low draw...which usually equals very expensive. You can mount them under the headlight area with the...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 17,675
Posted By jbhawley
I too ordered a RC3 Light last week after...

I too ordered a RC3 Light last week after visiting the Raleigh pop up. I am getting a 42R hi-viz/grey with rotated sleeves, so I know my suit has to get built from scratch. I was told 7 weeks, which...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 17,675
Posted By jbhawley
Yes, just a bit.... Here is a re-post I made...

Yes, just a bit....
Here is a re-post I made from this thread...if you care to read it. :deal
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=965052
I've edited to show a few relevant points that...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,473
Posted By jbhawley
Probably waayyyyy more information than you...

Probably waayyyyy more information than you wanted...

ABOUT THE NAME “DARIEN”
A year after our first Darien prototype was complete, another company came out with a similar three quarter length...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,473
Posted By jbhawley
Less is more... Before I drank the proverbial...

Less is more...
Before I drank the proverbial Aerostich kool-aid :1drink I too wanted riding gear with more, if not all, the bells and whistles. After several years and four jackets later, I decided...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 17,675
Posted By jbhawley
Lynn and I were speaking very candidly, so I...

Lynn and I were speaking very candidly, so I imagine that some of her "insider knowledge" is not spouted by customer service to customers. I took from our conversation that with the sewing staff they...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 17,675
Posted By jbhawley
Somewhat related... I was at the Aerostich...

Somewhat related...
I was at the Aerostich Pop-Up in Raleigh NC last week looking to replace my very worn RC onsey. I was able to spend quite a bit of time taking to Lynn who was very knowledgeable...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,473
Posted By jbhawley
Care to elaborate on the suggestions you gave?...

Care to elaborate on the suggestions you gave? :ear I am nearly ready to pull the trigger on a RC3-Light to go along with my 10+ year old RC onsey.
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,276
Posted By jbhawley
I understand the SO, Mac, etc tools come with a...

I understand the SO, Mac, etc tools come with a very premium price. I too own some specialty tools that only SO or the like offers. Supply and demand drives the price on those types of tools. Yeah, I...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,001
Posted By jbhawley
I am a recovering Gear Junkie. However, I'm such...

I am a recovering Gear Junkie. However, I'm such a thrifty (my wife says "squeaky") bastard that I never had a ton of gear on hand at one single time. But fuck-me-running, there was a time FedEx and...
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,276
Posted By jbhawley
You may be a redneck if your toolbox or lawnmower...

You may be a redneck if your toolbox or lawnmower payment is more than you car is worth. :eek1 (just kidding....sort of). I know a guy that has a car that worth, maybe 1000$ and makes payments on a...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,473
Posted By jbhawley
I made it to the Aerostich pop-up in Raleigh...

I made it to the Aerostich pop-up in Raleigh yesterday. I wanted to look and try on the Roadcrafter Light One piece suit. I currently wear the traditional RC onsey (now named RC Classic).

The...
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,088
Posted By jbhawley
On your 15a outlet form your house; is that a...

On your 15a outlet form your house; is that a direct connection back to the house panel box? If so what size wire? 14/2. 12/2, etc. If it is 12/2 then...I would do this...

*disclaimer
This is...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jbhawley
Those look like hitachi connectors. I have a set...

Those look like hitachi connectors. I have a set of these crimpers - first one listed on this page link. 20$. The crimpers have a slot for the bottom and the top crimp as each has its own size, so to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,779
Posted By jbhawley
I can't believe no one has mentioned the Honda...

I can't believe no one has mentioned the Honda Pacific Coast 800 (PC800). The bike was literally made (seriously) to be a commuter bike. All the plastic keep the crud off your clothes, it has tons of...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,089
Posted By jbhawley
Not too hi-jack this thread but to add to the OPs...

Not too hi-jack this thread but to add to the OPs quest to make his own tire changer based loosely on a commercial design. I also made my own tire changer loosely based on the NoMar. Mine was...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,473
Posted By jbhawley
Aerostich PopUp - Raleigh NC

Andy and company just announced that an Aerostich PopUp will be in Raleigh NC on April 9 - 13 at the Pleasant Valley Promenade shopping center off Glenwood.

Link below for details:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,222
Posted By jbhawley
for all intensive purposes, Irregardless, is a...

for all intensive purposes, Irregardless, is a non-standard word.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By jbhawley
the Treds are totally waterproof as they are a...

the Treds are totally waterproof as they are a rubber over boot. They dont pack small and are clunkly to walk in, shift in, etc. But will keep your feet dry in a monsoon.

The nylon pullovers are...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,576
Posted By jbhawley
I am still trying to find on the aerostich site...

I am still trying to find on the aerostich site where CBTs sell for 500$. The list price for the CBTs is 367$ and the CBL is 327$. Plus the price has increased several dollars in "a couple years". I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,335
Posted By jbhawley
I will vote for the Honda PC800....why? I have...

I will vote for the Honda PC800....why? I have one and a Honda Goldwing. The PC800 is by far the easiest to maintain; oil changes, tires, etc, etc of any bike I have ever owned. Plus it looks like a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 194,714
Posted By jbhawley
I was told the 1st International PC Ride In day...

I was told the 1st International PC Ride In day in Raleigh did happen but there was only 2 riders. That day was extremely cold and windy. I had planned on going...riding of course, but a water leak...
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,181
Posted By jbhawley
I wash my used/dirty red shop rags all the time...

I wash my used/dirty red shop rags all the time in my home washer. Yes it will leave a greasy ring. You can follow this procedure to keep your wife off your a$$...

Pre-soak the rags in a bucket...
Forum: Regional forums 12-24-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 748
Posted By jbhawley
2014 International PC800 Ride-In-Day (Jan 4, 2014)

International Pacific Coast Ride in Day...

First ride of the year, New Suggestion. The First Saturday of January, have a ride in to a local big city and meet up for lunch. There are many that...
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