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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 10:08 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Amen Of course, I'll admit I don't use...

Amen


Of course, I'll admit I don't use torque wrenches much other than on engine parts. The rest of the time I pretty much use the make it tight but don't be he-man rule.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 09:12 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Slight understatement in that story "...rear...

Slight understatement in that story "...rear wheel may not remain secured to the motorcycle, causing a loss of stability and increasing the risk of a crash.":eek1

Pretty sure if the wheels fall...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 11:02 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
If you had been riding a Connie, would of...

If you had been riding a Connie, would of probably got you moving again.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2015, 06:28 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I know where you can get a DL650. They are pretty...

I know where you can get a DL650. They are pretty easy to work on and are very reliable. But if you are set on that BMW we understand.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I thought if you broke a DR, you were either...

I thought if you broke a DR, you were either broken yourself or just bought another used one.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I didn't just mean going through the manual...

I didn't just mean going through the manual yourself. I meant having some inmates help you go through the bike with you.

1) You learn how the pieces and parts are put together.
2) While doing so...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2015, 07:53 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Pretty cool. I just sent this to my co-workers...

Pretty cool. I just sent this to my co-workers who are too consumed by the idea of an apple or android watch.



It might be easier to just learn about the bike you will be buying specifically....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2015, 11:59 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I thought the point of the DL650 was to always...

I thought the point of the DL650 was to always have one running bike in the garage that could do most anything. That way the other bikes could be whatever weird project you want.

Edit: this is the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 07:45 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I could see you with an S10. Not sure how the...

I could see you with an S10. Not sure how the weight is on them compared to the other bikes I've seen you ride. Most of your rides I remember were lighter. I'd figure you for a 990SM. Was that one...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 06:35 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
As I found out, painting the plastics isn't hard....

As I found out, painting the plastics isn't hard. Painting the tank wasn't so easy. Look at photos in my sig line. Plastics were done with Plasticote rattle can from lowes. Only sanding I did was to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
This is good news. You could of had a nice VFR...

This is good news. You could of had a nice VFR other than the fugly paint though. Have fun shopping.


Wait... You should get another sportster.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-20-2015, 07:55 PM
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Views: 488
Posted By jgiacobbe
Recieved my 660 yesterday. Looks you can use a...

Recieved my 660 yesterday. Looks you can use a splitter from your headphones to have mic and audio. The mic looks like the smaller 2.5mm jack vs the 3.5 mm used for audio out. No guarantees it will...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 01:32 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I like the E22s I put on my DL650. No clue what...

I like the E22s I put on my DL650. No clue what you can use for racks at this point.
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
+1. If you want to talk all that other shit, take...

+1. If you want to talk all that other shit, take it to Jommama>CSM. Did someone leave the door open down there? Seems like a lots of stuff has managed to make it out of the basement.

Now, if we...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-18-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By jgiacobbe
No idea if the audio out plug on the 660 also has...

No idea if the audio out plug on the 660 also has a contact for a MIC. If it doesn't (which is probably the case) then you need to look for a splitter that will seperate the MIC from the speaker...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 08:07 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I ordered one from amazon yesterday. Also Eddy,...

I ordered one from amazon yesterday. Also Eddy, your price is high, $450 new on amazon with cradle and lifetime maps.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 02:08 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
So I happened across this article...

So I happened across this article http://www.bikeexif.com/daryl-dixon-motorcycle, and now I want to go urban exploring and find these locations around Richmond. Pretty sure the bridge stuff is either...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
You should see the IT related mess of stuff I...

You should see the IT related mess of stuff I travel with in a carry on. No issues though. Once boxed up a voicemail server and checked it as oversized luggage. Got it back in Chicago with lots of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 05:48 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
It might of been titled and converted for DS use...

It might of been titled and converted for DS use but it is a 2001 model. The WR250R which is a completely different and factory street legal wasn't available until 2008.

This bike I've heard is a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 08:33 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
That is the off road only model. Explains the...

That is the off road only model. Explains the price.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Ddlewis posted just after you about going to...

Ddlewis posted just after you about going to Poe's and just got a SMH10 and hadn't used it on the bike yet.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Dan, did you wear earplugs with tour new SMH10...

Dan, did you wear earplugs with tour new SMH10 today? I find with my SMH5 it makws it easier to hear it versus the wind noise.

I didn't get to go riding. I drove back from SC after visiting...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2015, 12:19 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
You brought up riding and eating and you didn't...

You brought up riding and eating and you didn't expect much interest?

I thought the motto was ride to eat, eat to ride.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2015, 07:22 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Is there a place to eat in scottsville since the...

Is there a place to eat in scottsville since the bbq place closed a couple years ago? I havn't been through there and stopped to look in a while.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 06:18 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
So, here is the me playing ignorant and poking...

So, here is the me playing ignorant and poking fun at the same time question. So when we first met you had a Suzuki GS1100. This bike sure seems similar. What is the difference besides age, FI and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Where is Eddy and what did you do to him? ...

Where is Eddy and what did you do to him?


I never thought I would ever see you buy a new bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I started watching it. Glad I used headphones....

I started watching it. Glad I used headphones. I'll watch it later but the 20 seconds or so I saw were pretty funny.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 12:27 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I've used my SMH5-FM once for bike to bike...

I've used my SMH5-FM once for bike to bike communications with a SMH10. It worked pretty good. I would need to look at the instruction on how to pair them again though.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I wonder how Shiny things gets an exception to...

I wonder how Shiny things gets an exception to that. Basically, I think to get punted to the basement someone has to post something so bad, the site admins wouldn't want google to index it. Kind of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2015, 10:38 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Go ahead as long as you don't get us punted to...

Go ahead as long as you don't get us punted to the basement. If we don't agree or appreciate it, we will have something new to whine about at least.

Tonight's project for me, assuming amazon...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 06:36 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
There is a guy asking for a local inmate to check...

There is a guy asking for a local inmate to check out a bike for him.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047630

I'm sure someone here would be able to help him.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 06:34 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I'm sure if you check in the Richmond VA Chatter...

I'm sure if you check in the Richmond VA Chatter thread, someone will help you. Lots of local inmates.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 12:12 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Makes me feel pretty bad for the guy. That price...

Makes me feel pretty bad for the guy. That price seems a bit closer to reality for a price to advertise. I wouldn't pay quite that much but it would be a good place to start haggling from.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2015, 10:29 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I would be tempted to buy just to flip it. Why is...

I would be tempted to buy just to flip it. Why is it being sold so cheap with such low miles? An impulse buy isn't how I want to have the 3rd bike in the garage conversation. Someone is going to get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 10:29 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I'm not short but started on a Ninja250. Loved...

I'm not short but started on a Ninja250. Loved that thing. Put about 17k on it in 16 months. Go find one. They are plentiful, cheap amd fun. I've owned 4 bikes. It is the only thing I think about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2015, 04:57 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I ahree. I'll leave my hyperlites in constant...

I ahree. I'll leave my hyperlites in constant flash mode. I noticed people no longer stop 2 ft off my back tire. Do what you feel is safe without blinding anyone and I doubt anyone will care. I feel...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2015, 11:21 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Oops. I only read the text in the first link. I...

Oops. I only read the text in the first link. I didn't look at the 2nd link. It might seem obvious but it would be a brake light if it activates when the brakes are activated and is a warning light...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2015, 10:35 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Big thing I notice is that my hyperlites that...

Big thing I notice is that my hyperlites that flash continuously would become illegal. Says brake lights can only be modulated for 5 seconds after application.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 03:50 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I'm pretty sure Rocketman is right, that one was...

I'm pretty sure Rocketman is right, that one was all you. Enjoy the warmth. You have to fo North sometime.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
You know, comments like that...... maybe...

You know, comments like that......

maybe the chair didn't just randomly collapse and throw you down the hill....


I only make comments like this because I am jealous.
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