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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5,208
Views: 982,772
Posted By JettPilot
That is an awesome price... That is 299 dollars...

That is an awesome price... That is 299 dollars less than Hondas MSRP, and ZERO taxes and fees, makes it a discount of about 1000 dollars or more. I doubt you will find much lower in Florida...
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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
Yeah, that is AMAZING. Way beyond my level of...

Yeah, that is AMAZING. Way beyond my level of riding, or what I would ever even attempt.

Smallest and lightest bikes win :clap

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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
You know your post could cost me a bunch of...

You know your post could cost me a bunch of money... I sure would love to give a GROM a try, and if it did OK on dirt roads, it would be irresistible !!! I love the smaller bikes, I have a CRF100F...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
Its almost as good !!! To cars, it looks like a...

Its almost as good !!! To cars, it looks like a train coming at them... With the light on high beam, I can see cars way down the street, with more than enough room to cross, waiting for me to pass...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 496,283
Posted By JettPilot
Small bikes can be so much fun :D I have a Honda...

Small bikes can be so much fun :D I have a Honda CRF100F I ride around when I want something tiny and light. If I were going on a long road trip with a small bike, I would not take a scooter... I...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
Yeah, that windshield looks PERFECT for the...

Yeah, that windshield looks PERFECT for the CRF250L :D Nice size, small enough to not be a problem if you dropped the bike, and would be really hard to break. I would order it right now, but I think...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
The GROM looks like so much fun, did you keep it...

The GROM looks like so much fun, did you keep it ??? The only thing I don't like about it is that you cant really take it in the dirt... I don't think the very small tires would do very well.

...
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 03:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,968
Posted By JettPilot
Also, It is entirely possible the driver of a car...

Also, It is entirely possible the driver of a car might be paying attention, and consciously see a motorcycle at 100 MPH, but they wont expect that kind of speed in a 35 MPH zone, and will pull out...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
My top speed on my stock CRF250L is in the low...

My top speed on my stock CRF250L is in the low 70's now, with the added drag of my fairly big adventure box on the back of the bike... I would totally expect the top speed to increase with a properly...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
Exactly what I said. Systems from 15 years ago...

Exactly what I said. Systems from 15 years ago are no longer relevant...

EVERY car in America has ABS, and not only does they work on wet and slick surfaces, they excel at it... I am willing to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
Myths get started, and never go away. Someone...

Myths get started, and never go away. Someone probably tested the first ABS ever put on a motorcycle and found they would beat it on gravel, dirt, etc. What would you expect from Version 1.0 of ABS,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
What is the top speed with that windscreen on it...

What is the top speed with that windscreen on it ???

Also, how did you like the Grom ?? Very interesting and tiny bike, That could be a lot of fun in some places !!!!

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
I would love to have a good windshield on my...

I would love to have a good windshield on my CRF250L , but I don't want some huge thing like the pictures above. Can anyone recommend a smallish windshield for the CRF250L that gets me out of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
Wow, that is an awesome way to introduce an error...

Wow, that is an awesome way to introduce an error into the ABS and make it shut down ! Not that I would want to, ABS is awesome, I would pay the extra money for it to have it active, not to shut it...
Forum: Face plant 12-24-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,968
Posted By JettPilot
Did you ever find out what happened to the rider...

Did you ever find out what happened to the rider here, is he going to be OK ???

Mike
Forum: Face plant 12-24-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,968
Posted By JettPilot
Wow, the lack of thought here is surprising, well...

Wow, the lack of thought here is surprising, well not really... I guess there are some in every group. Read my post above. The cyclist poses MUCH LESS of a danger to others than the guy speeding than...
Forum: Face plant 12-24-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,968
Posted By JettPilot
Are you kidding ??? Did you think before you...

Are you kidding ??? Did you think before you posted that ? Bikes should never speed like that in city area... But The risk to others increases HUGELY when done in a car. Even worse when done in a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,691
Posted By JettPilot
That was my second question, I just did not get...

That was my second question, I just did not get to ask it yet :) Thanks for the answer. That is a very impressive record with your bike. To many people out there do " Mods " to get a little...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 1,320,907
Posted By JettPilot
I REALLY enjoyed your ride report at first. Great...

I REALLY enjoyed your ride report at first. Great pictures, great riding, very well done ! NOW: Reading a ride report from Europe would be like reading a ride report from the parking lot of a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 185,562
Posted By JettPilot
I totally agree, which is why I do not ride a...

I totally agree, which is why I do not ride a Motorcycle in the city of Miami, I refuse to risk it. I don't mind fast when its appropriate, even aggressive can be OK when its done with skill and in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 100,216
Posted By JettPilot
AWESOME !!! I think you will find that " Little...

AWESOME !!! I think you will find that " Little " loop better than anything you have done yet :clap That area is just incredible !!!!

I had a million questions about the Van adventure, but...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 28,295
Posted By JettPilot
WOW, That is so awesome to hear ! You guys seem...

WOW, That is so awesome to hear ! You guys seem to have an incredible well grasp of what needs to be done, and not done to make this a great ADV bike. :clap The only thing that concerns me at all...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 28,295
Posted By JettPilot
What is the suspension travel with your mods ??? ...

What is the suspension travel with your mods ???

I would buy a suspension kit with more travel and bigger wheels that kept the stock ABS, and the skid plate. I hope you sell them one day !!!...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
I was thinking we could turn this thread into the...

I was thinking we could turn this thread into the " Lets all get CB500X'es " , and find a way to make them acceptable on dirt roads :D I don't want to make it a race bike, or MX bike, just good...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
My CRF250L is so smooth and perfect, I just cant...

My CRF250L is so smooth and perfect, I just cant imagine it getting any smoother or running any better. I have never notice anything but perfect idle, and perfect throttle response. I wonder if you...
Forum: Face plant 12-22-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,560
Posted By JettPilot
If you are cornering to the point to where the...

If you are cornering to the point to where the temperature of the tires make a difference, you are pushing to hard and riding to close to the limit. We are not riding on racetracks, and there WILL be...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
WOW !!! Your mother rides at 70 ??? That is very...

WOW !!! Your mother rides at 70 ??? That is very cool ! I hope I am like that when I am old and shrinking in size and weight :D If people are commenting " He STILL rides ?? " behind my back, all the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,661,803
Posted By JettPilot
Probably not the best idea, and most people will...

Probably not the best idea, and most people will end up damaging the pins or damaging the connector itself. While this can be done correctly, I think the risk is higher than the reward here. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
That's what I am talking about !!! Twin...

That's what I am talking about !!! Twin cylinder, still light at 400 Pounds, vibration free, that would be the perfect ADV bike :D Wish Honda made something like that.... I have a feeling their...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
Interesting possibility !! I bit big and heavy,...

Interesting possibility !! I bit big and heavy, but very close. Yeah, I love the power and kick in the arse you get from a giant engine, but weight is just so important for anything I would take...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
500 CC of power would be more than I would ever...

500 CC of power would be more than I would ever need on an adventure bike. It will cruise comfortably all day long on the highway at 80 MPH, try to average much faster speed that that, and the "...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10,693
Views: 2,024,741
Posted By JettPilot
The CB500X looks like a really awesome bike !!! I...

The CB500X looks like a really awesome bike !!! I think the 250L / 500X combo would be pretty unbeatable, and cover any kind of trip you want to take :D

It looks like the CB500X might already the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,661,803
Posted By JettPilot
Hahah, that's OK... Thanks for the measurements...

Hahah, that's OK... Thanks for the measurements ! I don't have my bike sitting here, or I would do it myself...

As for your chain lube, I would change it. OMG, that was a lot of wear on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,661,803
Posted By JettPilot
OK, now go to your bike, and measure the plane of...

OK, now go to your bike, and measure the plane of the Rear sprocket, and see if it lines up exactly to the plane of your OEM front sprocket perfectly... I don't mean angles, but planes the sit in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,661,803
Posted By JettPilot
You bet !!! The correct oil is super important,...

You bet !!! The correct oil is super important, and yes, a very easy subject, I will post on that soon, and we can talk about it to your hearts content.

On tires, no way, that's all peoples...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,661,803
Posted By JettPilot
You are speaking about something that does not...

You are speaking about something that does not exist yet... And if it is ever manufactured, and lives up to its promise, you can bet the stick in my arse that I will recommend it and defend it over...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,661,803
Posted By JettPilot
Go back and read how Fritz responded to a piece...

Go back and read how Fritz responded to a piece of good and accurate information that has been proven over many years, that would help a lot of our fellow riders.

I do not know Fritz, and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 82,023
Posted By JettPilot
Well said Lost Rider !!! I stand corrected, like...

Well said Lost Rider !!! I stand corrected, like they say, a picture is worth a thousand words !!! Thanks for posting the very awesome pictures :D When you said trails, yes, I had envisioned pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,661,803
Posted By JettPilot
XR650R Sprocket Dimensions Above: XR650L...

XR650R Sprocket Dimensions Above:

XR650L OEM Sprocket Dimensions here:
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,661,803
Posted By JettPilot
FIRST: You mount it teeth away from the case, and...

FIRST: You mount it teeth away from the case, and it will line up PERFECTLY, same as the stock sprocket. Do NOT get it backwards, or you will have a misalignment...

SECOND: There is NO...
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