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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I bought the Wifi backpack for my Hero2 and use...

I bought the Wifi backpack for my Hero2 and use the app on my android phone. Tried it with my work iPhone and it worked fine there too. Doesn't make me wish I had bought the LCD backpack at all. Only...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Don't do it. Take the DR. You'll have plenty of...

Don't do it. Take the DR. You'll have plenty of fun on the twisties on the Versys soon enough. I have several 3 day weekends coming up and the VFR is no longer a vomit color.

Besides, with that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Jeff, take pictures. For the moment I am...

Jeff, take pictures. For the moment I am sidelined.

Who gets bronchitis in August? Me apparently. Felt like crap all weekend. Wasn't helped by pulling an all nighter for work on Friday. Actually...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,592
Posted By jgiacobbe
It wasn't embedded but the link opened up and...

It wasn't embedded but the link opened up and played for me from the browser on my phone.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,592
Posted By jgiacobbe
It isn't dead just a busy week. I'd say you...

It isn't dead just a busy week.

I'd say you got it even though the vid was pretty dark.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I'm a maybe. I don't plan anywhere near that far...

I'm a maybe. I don't plan anywhere near that far in advance.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
It might. What year is it? The ad doesn't say....

It might. What year is it? The ad doesn't say. Only thing is to inspect the condition of all the rubber bits to make sure they have not rotted and take a look at the fluids hoping they are not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
No idea. I'm not the one to ask. I've only pulled...

No idea. I'm not the one to ask. I've only pulled two wheelies on the Vstrom and only one on the Wr250r. None on the little ninja and none on the VFR. I'm just no good at wheelies.

A YouTube...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Dad still has his. I had one for 19 months and...

Dad still has his. I had one for 19 months and put about 16,000 miles on it without commuting. They are very fun. Basically think about how fun it would be to ride around on a street bike pinning the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Been lucky that I've only had that issue at home....

Been lucky that I've only had that issue at home. I have had to help Mickey though.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Dad had the same issue with his Ninja. I think he...

Dad had the same issue with his Ninja. I think he may of ended up doing the Pinesol soak and then still had to open them up to get at one of the pilots. Now he just turns off the petcock when he is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Screw the medkit, I'm all for having him bring...

Screw the medkit, I'm all for having him bring his RV if it will be that cold.:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
The red part is your problem. You should of kept...

The red part is your problem. You should of kept sanding with finer and finer sand paper before painting. At least 1000 would be a minimum for getting anything close to decent paint.

I may do the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Don't count me for the PMS 500. If I...

Don't count me for the PMS 500. If I participated, it would just be camping and then street riding in the area during the day.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
I think I see what the problem is. You tried...

I think I see what the problem is. You tried giving a crap about what it looked like. I'm telling you valspar plastic paint in the spray can is good stuff. What grit of sandpaper did you try using?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Thought the shore was a little familiar looking....

Thought the shore was a little familiar looking. Dads boat is in a slip on the western side of that little inlet at salt ponds.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Where did you sail out of? I forgot that hunters...

Where did you sail out of? I forgot that hunters are a little short of teak. It has been a few years(20) since we used to hang out with the Beneteau dealer in Deltaville.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,592
Posted By jgiacobbe
Darn it. I don't like riding my bike to work. Why...

Darn it. I don't like riding my bike to work. Why did you tag the building I work in? I don't like riding to work because the parking deck gates won't open and it also makes riding feel like work.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,592
Posted By jgiacobbe
I don't worry about getting bruced. It is just...

I don't worry about getting bruced. It is just part of the game. I almost never post tags from my phone. Last week I went to crumps store on Saturday and didn't bother to post because I didn't want...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,592
Posted By jgiacobbe
Tuckahoe plantation off River...

Tuckahoe plantation off River Rd.http://i330.photobucket.com/albums/l425/jdgiacobbe/commuter%20tag/IMG_20140809_180645.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-08-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I know I've come across a couple camp sites near...

I know I've come across a couple camp sites near their with fire rings. Most look like full road turn offs that dead end in campsites with wide turnarounds, so I wouldn't be surprised to see them...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-08-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Careful with what you put up here. That was a...

Careful with what you put up here. That was a close one, almost had a visual. And it wouldn't of been beautiful.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,922
Posted By jgiacobbe
Never had issue. Just found an office park where...

Never had issue. Just found an office park where nobody was open at the time. If your bike isn't loud and they don't have security nazi's then nobody will bother you. look for office parks with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
I thought Shoe creek on a Tiger 800 was his...

I thought Shoe creek on a Tiger 800 was his application.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
RSB finally came through for me and got me a...

RSB finally came through for me and got me a clear title for the Honda. Will head to the DMV tomorrow for real plates. Was getting a bit nervous that it was taking so long. I bought the bike on 6/11.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,085
Posted By jgiacobbe
Started myself on an 07 ninjette. Bought a DL650...

Started myself on an 07 ninjette. Bought a DL650 in 09. It was a decent move but much more top heavy. Dropped it within the first mile. I had also considered a versus and a ninja 650. Versus was a no...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,592
Posted By jgiacobbe
Lived on the north side of Puritan road. House...

Lived on the north side of Puritan road. House shared a drive with the neighbor and was also the access Rd to a little county pump house out back which was weird because we had a well. Moved away...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,592
Posted By jgiacobbe
Nice grab and first tag. I grew up in Physic...

Nice grab and first tag. I grew up in Physic Hill, which is the name of the nearby neighborhood. I remember when old man Crump died on Winterpock when I was a kid. He was driving a fuel truck in a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Hey, I know where some of those are if you need...

Hey, I know where some of those are if you need help finding them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,537
Posted By jgiacobbe
This. Tried a lot of different earbuds. Always...

This. Tried a lot of different earbuds. Always irritated by having an earbud get pulled out when I would snag the cable on something halfway through a log stretch or just after pulling away from a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,592
Posted By jgiacobbe
At this rate guys, I might have to go over with...

At this rate guys, I might have to go over with my other bike and claim my own tag. I guess everyone got tired of the game after a week or so. Maybe my tag locations are not exciting enough.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
:clap Take it up the street and get the...

:clap

Take it up the street and get the Richmond tagoroma tag with it now.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
I think Mike's headlights might be aimed a little...

I think Mike's headlights might be aimed a little high by that bungie cord in that picture.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Crap. Does that mean I am part hipster for...

Crap. Does that mean I am part hipster for thinking a Grom would be really fun? I mean, I wouldn't buy one new but in a couple years I'd consider a used one.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Wait? Did I miss that Dan bought (or almost...

Wait? Did I miss that Dan bought (or almost bought) a street bike?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Alright, enough about my weekend. Lets talk about...

Alright, enough about my weekend. Lets talk about something else..

Like riding and not about how bad ass we are when we ride through gravel and don't fall down. Most here have this figured out by...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Chuck, in this case the rider who went down was...

Chuck, in this case the rider who went down was out riding his sight lines and in general pushing a bit too hard. When he came upon that gravel, not only did he not recognize it for what it was, he...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Yes. That was us.

Yes. That was us.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30,153
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Posted By jgiacobbe
No guard rail, just a berm. Water washes grit...

No guard rail, just a berm. Water washes grit from the left hand ditch across the road. It is about halfway up the mountain. Seems to always be dirty in that spot. For some reason, I thought that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 30,153
Views: 1,636,383
Posted By jgiacobbe
Yeah, I was a bit nervous about these guys. Lots...

Yeah, I was a bit nervous about these guys. Lots of talk about tickets and having gone down. Seems they have the going fast part down pretty quick but totally missed the don't out ride your...
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