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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 314,640
Posted By Jimmy B.
unsafe start

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Unsafe start charge. 93 / K1100RS - 3 yr ago<o:p></o:p>
I requested the officer to explain, he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,197
Posted By Jimmy B.
Tire fail

Sorry to hear about your friends. Sounds like they have a good attitude and can now heal, learn, and be better than before. Good on them for that.

#1 on this" The other thing I'd recommend would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,708
Posted By Jimmy B.
Loud pipes

Slight twist, go half way on that idea.

One pipe forward with a slight downward cant, one pipe backward.

Think of how awesomely safe that will be! :clap


I live on the edge of HD...
Forum: Face plant 04-18-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,671
Posted By Jimmy B.
pot holes & such

I am no road or cival engineer, but that's a screwed up place to put a grated drain. :huh

Beemer bike rims is soft. Sorry no one told you.:eek1

On anything BUT a race track, this time of...
Forum: Face plant 04-17-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,671
Posted By Jimmy B.
holes in the road!

HOLY SHIT!

Must be one big pot hole!

Who is responsible for road repair in the area?

Please report it, may save another rider.

Good on ya for the gear and surviving the slide.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By Jimmy B.
K bikes

Get on over to

http://www.motobrick.com/

Or here...

http://www.k11og.org/

They know there stuff.
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,218
Posted By Jimmy B.
Star Tron

5 years in an 8,000 watt generator my dad had & that I set up for him. Third pull start.

Think long term storage with that stuff.

If your bike is not real old, just ride it. But then, you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,448
Posted By Jimmy B.
zig zagging dogs

Sad as it is, it ended right for you. That's what counts.
You did not hit the dog on purpose, you tried to avoid him / her.

I've hit and killed dogs twice over 34 years. Least ways they died...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By Jimmy B.
splines & stuff

Get on over to the K11OG site.

Nix the Honda Moly 60. It's OK, dries out kinda quick.

Get Guard dog Moly 525 and go a long long time on those splines.
They look serviceable to me. The sides...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-29-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,894
Posted By Jimmy B.
Check your 6

+1 to that!

It happened to me after 30 years of riding. Got lazy and did not leave an escape route. High curb to the right, semi on the left then BLAMO!
Young lady in a Honda 4 door pounded me...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,417
Posted By Jimmy B.
how long..........

205 centainchmeters:eek1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-04-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 809,859
Posted By Jimmy B.
Road ready....

Headed out for a week last summer... fall is here.... winter is a comin...

Gimmee back the camera, I gotta go!

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm6/jpberens1993K1100RS/DSCN1593.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,562
Posted By Jimmy B.
Crash - Gear - WOW!

That's a tough break, or no break, just bad news.
Thanks for sharing that vid.

Glad your going to be OK.

Now, EVERYONE out there with this model bike take preventative measure.
Add a stay...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,812
Posted By Jimmy B.
Get it apart yet?

You do not show the bottom of the triple tree.

Usually the stem is fluted and sweat fit to the triple tree and that lower race.
Use 2 blocks of wood to elevate the triple tree off the floor....
Forum: Face plant 01-18-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,913
Posted By Jimmy B.
To ride or not?

After riding some 20 + years I had my epiphany while mourning yet another friend whom died from cancer.

He was not a motorcyclist. He lusted after one. Asked 100's of questions,
But his SO...
Forum: Face plant 11-17-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,678
Posted By Jimmy B.
2 days, 2 hits

Holy smokes!

Any chance of finding the first driver? U know what do do.

For the second driver. You ARE parked legally right? You're leg is now horribly disfigured and you have permanent...
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,117
Posted By Jimmy B.
Call BS

The LEO is held to a job/public service accountability.
He calls it like he see's it.

Everyone see's things different.

Contest EVERY freaking ticket

EVERY one. No exceptions.
...
Forum: Face plant 10-16-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,943
Posted By Jimmy B.
lights & da weave

They are CATZ XLO inAmber but look that way cool orange.
I have a seperate switch, but I run them day & night.
At night they light up the sides of the road well too. I'm not certain why, but thy...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,943
Posted By Jimmy B.
See / anticipate / be seen

Looking & seeing, not the same.

Try to anticipate the oncoming traffic's moves. If you think they might see you, then they might not.

Add some bright lights.

Add a weave to your skill...
Forum: Face plant 08-11-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By Jimmy B.
Tall grass

Lot's of stuff hides in the tall grass.

30 years ago Yamaha DT250 blasting across a couple of open lots way out behind a strip mall in the burbs.

What a hoot!

I am suddenly flying...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,541
Posted By Jimmy B.
WTF, who gts out of the car

If he's approaching you and his hands are empty, there really is no need to draw your weapon. Or use any weapon. If U think you can kick ass and he's earned it, then collect or move on. Be ready for...
Forum: Face plant 06-19-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,443
Posted By Jimmy B.
Parking lot incident.

Good to hear you will be OK in the end.

WOW!! What a great group that could and did help out!:clap

Lesson learned for all of us on that one.

Pull up on a new location, stop & do a...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,326
Posted By Jimmy B.
Deer strike

Glad your OK!

This chit happens too many times

+1 on adding Aux lighting.

If your gonna ride at night ESPECIALLY on dark country roads add some GOOD aux lighting!

Yeah, it can be a...
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,297
Posted By Jimmy B.
Textile jackets

Sorry for your experience, glad your alive, thanks for sharing.

The textile jackets work. They work best with pants that attach IMHO.:D
I got run down from behind. Me dead stopped, Honda...
Forum: Face plant 02-23-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,936
Posted By Jimmy B.
Riding in the rain

Hard story to share I'm sure. Good on you for having on the gear, GREAT your BF is there & supportive too!

I've been riding for just over 30 years. Rain + painted road markings still give me...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Jimmy B.
Rotors / free play

Try " Moto-Bins "

" http://www.motobins.co.uk/ "

They are across the big water, but ship quickly.

They might have what you need.
Forum: Face plant 08-07-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,897
Posted By Jimmy B.
Rear ended.

You got rear ended feet down fully stopped and they are fucking with you?
You are kidding me right? Consult legal council right away.

How do I know?

Happened to me last year. Flippen Honda...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,209
Posted By Jimmy B.
K75

Like a lot have said, if you can do the work yourself, not a bad choice. If you cannot, take a pass. If you cannot pull the shaft & tanny to do a spline lube, it"ll cost you about $900.00. That's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By Jimmy B.
Too close & just how close is that?

First up, you survived with NO damage. Laugh it off to shake the chill, then learn and ride on.

You did not say, was the LEO lit up?

If no, you panic stopped and did not trust what you saw....
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By Jimmy B.
Roughed up hands

Have you tried a pair of Lee Parks gloves?

I was ripping through 2 sets of cheapies a year, and still not happy with sore hands.

They had a booth set up at the MOA rally in TN. I was trying...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,489
Posted By Jimmy B.
100K on an HD

Just freaking outstanding!:clap
Nice to see a sweet ride get ridden.

Just the right amount of maintainence and TLC do wonders.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,519
Posted By Jimmy B.
Cheaper than cheap

I am SO sorry to hi-jack this thread, but figure if someone is HANDY and wan a FREE MC, I have one.
1981 CM 400T That's a 400 twin. Had it running 3 years ago. Lost interest.
All the usual junk...
Forum: Face plant 04-29-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,084
Posted By Jimmy B.
Post

Sorry, I was being a dick.

Just seems to me some were trying to share and U jump off and call it all shit.
I should have just called foul, BUT, they are your thoughts and you are entitled as...
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,084
Posted By Jimmy B.
Elko NV.

Holy moly!

To the K-nob fom NV, do you understand the theroy you mention?


A fricken amazing.


Sun stroke maybe?
Forum: Face plant 03-25-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,918
Posted By Jimmy B.
Face plant knee

That's it!!!!

THANK YOU!!!!

I hope I can save someone whom I see almost daily some pain, & that goes double for me!

I've had enough, but then, this is what I tell the young uns.

"...
Forum: Face plant 03-25-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,918
Posted By Jimmy B.
Young ladies torn up knee

I'll apologize first. I'm new here and this site is HUGE!! That's good.
Now the rest. Was bombing around in " FACE PLANT " over the weekend and there was a post from a guy who's SO did not see a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,488
Posted By Jimmy B.
Dogs & such

Lot's of good advice here, I'm thinking the pepper spray has a multitude of uses.

I'm new to this forum, here's a couple of TRUE no chit moments.

Riding behind a pal on my 1981 R100RS. Out in...
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