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Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,819
Posted By jbdesigns
My opinion of course, but the GS is preferred. I...

My opinion of course, but the GS is preferred. I have a 1150GSA, '04. I have had it for 5 years now. My riding buddy has gone through 4 different bikes looking for the right bike. Me, no issues with...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,079
Posted By jbdesigns
My sons would like this I'm sure Sent...

My sons would like this I'm sure


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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 151,990
Posted By jbdesigns
Got to meet just a few of you. From the pics I...

Got to meet just a few of you. From the pics I have seen, I need to come early and stay and have some dirt tires mounted....
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 250,335
Posted By jbdesigns
Tearing down a honda trx-250 4 wheeler to the...

Tearing down a honda trx-250 4 wheeler to the frame to blast and powder coat the metal bits. Doing the work with my 13 yr old son. His friend rides this while my son rides a kx125 in the trails. It's...
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 901,211
Posted By jbdesigns
That's what I did on my '04 GSA. Works great. I...

That's what I did on my '04 GSA. Works great. I don't notice one being real different from the other. They work well together.


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Forum: Americas 05-09-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By jbdesigns
Rte 240 is much better than rte 16. It is more...

Rte 240 is much better than rte 16. It is more curvy and interesting. Ellicotville has nice dining and a great brewery to eat at.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By jbdesigns
Get the tobinators. Allows you to adjust height...

Get the tobinators. Allows you to adjust height and angle if shield to work best with your body. I'm 6'4" and use tobinators on std 1150 GSA wind screen. Not perfect but there is a spot that works...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By jbdesigns
Don't try to anodize cast alum parts, it doesn't...

Don't try to anodize cast alum parts, it doesn't work. Only billet alum. That is why some parts like a wheel hub or valve cover are painted.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By jbdesigns
I bought LED brake light kit and rear turn...

I bought LED brake light kit and rear turn signals from eurotech motorsports. they work great, are brighter in my opinion and seem to be easier to see from the sides. I looked on line to see about...
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 90,608
Posted By jbdesigns
Wow, I just read this thread and I wish you the...

Wow, I just read this thread and I wish you the best in your recovery. Very sorry that your "best" choice still ended up with terrible injuries.

I have broken my back in a 4-wheeler accident...
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,900
Posted By jbdesigns
just read this thread now and I started to hurt...

just read this thread now and I started to hurt again in the same areas you were injured. I crashed a bike, but not my motorcycle. it was a bmx bike during a race about 3 years ago. I was racing...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By jbdesigns
I have Pilot 3's on my 1150GSA. I do believe...

I have Pilot 3's on my 1150GSA. I do believe they make riding more fun, more predictable, easier turn in and very stable in the turn.

I don't ride aggressively enough to tell you how the max...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,432
Posted By jbdesigns
Very good posts by all. I'm glad it didn't turn...

Very good posts by all. I'm glad it didn't turn into a bashing fest.

I own a1150gsa but ride it solely on roads. It fits me excellent as I'm tall. I've updated to ohlins and that made it taller...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,337
Posted By jbdesigns
my sons rode yamaha ttr50e when 4 and 6yrs old. ...

my sons rode yamaha ttr50e when 4 and 6yrs old. next bike was a honda 80crf, and now a 100crf. the hondas are easy to re-sell and bullit proof. 4 stroke power is easy to manage but not race like...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 448,572
Posted By jbdesigns
^^^^^ what about that windshield. from whom and...

^^^^^ what about that windshield. from whom and how does it work in relationship to buffetting and turbulence?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
Holy crap man, don't you know I too have a job...

Holy crap man, don't you know I too have a job which takes 10-12 hours out of my day, a 4 season porch to finish up with electrical, insul, drywall, trim, flooring and paint. a living room that MUST...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
Ride Report: Bike condition 04 GSA 1150 ...

Ride Report:
Bike condition
04 GSA 1150
stock headers, remus y pipe, Akra pipe
stock air filter (haven't changed it in awhile, probably should)
Steptoe jumper trick to help with cat removal and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
I just got mine in the mail this week. I will...

I just got mine in the mail this week. I will put it on as soon as possible. 04 GSA awaits. I will give my report as well once I ride it a couple times.

it is a professional looking little...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By jbdesigns
I highly recommend the 1150GSA or 1200GSA for a...

I highly recommend the 1150GSA or 1200GSA for a tall guy like you. I too am 6'-4" and it seems that this bike is just made for us taller folks. I too commute on my bike, 60miles one way. some two...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By jbdesigns
I have essentially the same set up as grateful. I...

I have essentially the same set up as grateful. I have 04 GSA. I'm 6'-4". The tobinators let me tip the shield down and toward the rider some. Plus I also have a laminar lip. The wind hits my head...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-23-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,580
Posted By jbdesigns
Felt it in Olean ny and my wife felt the quake a...

Felt it in Olean ny and my wife felt the quake a little in buffalo ny area
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-10-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 549,431
Posted By jbdesigns
having fun on my DRZ400S. it has been replaced...

having fun on my DRZ400S. it has been replaced by a 1150GSA but I don't jump that. :1drink
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Forum: Vendors 08-08-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,177
Views: 901,211
Posted By jbdesigns
I don't post a lot, but i have these wonderful...

I don't post a lot, but i have these wonderful lights. I bought one spot, one flood for my 04 GSA. If i were to do it again, i would buy two floods. the floods work great and seem to reach out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,665
Posted By jbdesigns
I've risen to work just about all days it wasn't...

I've risen to work just about all days it wasn't raining. 60 miles one way, mostly country driving and no stop and go. I wear full gear over my business casual, revit cayenne pro pants and jacket,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
I've been checking my mpg lately. Once I get mine...

I've been checking my mpg lately. Once I get mine and installed, I'll post my observation as I am curious too.
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,348
Posted By jbdesigns
I mix rainex and windex 50/50 in a small spray...

I mix rainex and windex 50/50 in a small spray bottle. Also use a microfiber cloth. My visor is tinted shoei RF-1100. Works awesome to clean the shield. Also bugs come off much easier after you have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31,624
Views: 7,730,654
Posted By jbdesigns
Ahh, how cute? Goes well with the grafitti...

Ahh, how cute? Goes well with the grafitti helmet.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
[QUOTE=Poolside;16473207]<BR>EJ, JM, DY, MS, NO,...

[QUOTE=Poolside;16473207]<BR>EJ, JM, DY, MS, NO, MH, BW, JJ, RM, DN, WM, GR, SS, DR, and JB.


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Yahoooo!
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,878
Posted By jbdesigns
04 R1150GSA. No cat, akra can. Windbreak set high...

04 R1150GSA. No cat, akra can. Windbreak set high with a laminar lip. I'm tall, 6'-4" and the top of helmet is still in the wind.
Commuting 120 miles each day through country side that is hilly, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,220
Posted By jbdesigns
I've talked to my buddies about the heat. IMO,...

I've talked to my buddies about the heat. IMO, the boxer cylinders are down low and the majority of that heat is blown straight back. The front of my boot seems warm, but my feet don't notice it. And...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
My 04 GSA is very flat and weak at 4200 rpm to...

My 04 GSA is very flat and weak at 4200 rpm to about 5300 or so. I am believing this will help that spot greatly. If it does, I'll be so pumped. The bike sorta dies there and if I want to pass, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
55 miles to work without my IICE air and 55 miles...

55 miles to work without my IICE air and 55 miles back home later today. Will be doing this again tomorrow and Friday. I sure would like to put an engineering backed report on this thread of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
Thinking that temperature will vary gradually...

Thinking that temperature will vary gradually over time. From morning to mid day temperature change is not very rapid. Even driving up or down mountain, temps change at a rate I would think this...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
Well I truly believe I will be getting a hand...

Well I truly believe I will be getting a hand crafted product made with a little love for the sport. For anyone who initially thought poolside was doing this to make some good, easy scratch was very...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,498
Posted By jbdesigns
Yes, that was well written with good...

Yes, that was well written with good descriptions.

my problem is that I would like both worlds. I don't have a new GSA, but an older 04 model. I would like more horsepower and when looking at...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
Poolside, if you put a couple of 500W halogen...

Poolside, if you put a couple of 500W halogen lights in your easy bake epoxy cure oven, do you think we will get this goodie before fall? I've got some splines to strip out on my 04 GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
You made an easy bake oven!

You made an easy bake oven!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
Great job on the cut. Now take some advil and get...

Great job on the cut. Now take some advil and get back to work!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
Good for you. I only posted cause I don't want...

Good for you. I only posted cause I don't want you guys hung up. Glad to hear your moving forward again. I want my part. I rode my buddies 06 multistrada with new pipe and chip work. It was...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 556,085
Posted By jbdesigns
Make up a mandrel out of wood that slip fits the...

Make up a mandrel out of wood that slip fits the plastic tube. An exacto knife blade in a holder cuts the plastic as you rotate the mandrel. Blade is on pivot so it is rotated into position for cut...
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