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Forum: Face plant 09-25-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 47,854
Posted By Jamesx2
sold it and Im done. One crash on the road is...

sold it and Im done. One crash on the road is enough
Forum: Face plant 09-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
You are right mike. We both know I have 4 other...

You are right mike. We both know I have 4 other wheels to be crazy on. Scrolling past post 42 chokes me up and wants it back but I know its for the better. Just bought a full cage for the YJ with an...
Forum: Face plant 09-22-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
Sold the bike and Im out. My odometer shuts off...

Sold the bike and Im out. My odometer shuts off at 108 . It was a short but fun ride. If I never bought the bike I would still have always wanted one for the street. Now I got that out of my system I...
Forum: Face plant 09-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
Rode to work today with those tires on. I was...

Rode to work today with those tires on. I was being cocky and chose the route that has a traffic circle. That was a bit insane, usually I take the through town route with no traffic.
The insurance...
Forum: Face plant 09-01-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
Dirt tires are on and the bikes not for sale....

Dirt tires are on and the bikes not for sale. Less road and more trail riding now...
Forum: Face plant 08-28-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
After numerous low ball offers on the bike I said...

After numerous low ball offers on the bike I said fuck it!! I had my first back on the bike to work day today.
Went ok considering the ass that pulled out of a parking lot in front of me. I guess...
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
My bike is for sale

My bike is for sale
Forum: Face plant 08-23-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
The only damage was a broken tail light bracket,...

The only damage was a broken tail light bracket, simple fix
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
Got back on the bike and rode locally,,,...

Got back on the bike and rode locally,,, Conditions were far from perfect,,, wet roads and over cast.

Felt like I was scanning more then ever and was triple checking everyones moves..

Still had...
Forum: Face plant 08-17-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
I guess I was lucky the road in front of me was...

I guess I was lucky the road in front of me was empty and didnt get crushed or run over.
Was thinking this morning about selling the bike over coffee and a sore neck and ankle.
Spent the day doing...
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
THanks. I will probably never know how fast he...

THanks. I will probably never know how fast he was going.heres some more pictures
His front end damage
http://i351.photobucket.com/albums/q463/driver8-2008/acc3_zps22a0e2f8.jpg...
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
Thanks Mike as a friend that can relate replying...

Thanks Mike as a friend that can relate replying to this thread.. Ive listened well to some of your experiances...I got off lucky
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
Thanks, Usually every time I stop Im aware of my...

Thanks, Usually every time I stop Im aware of my surroundings and position myself for an easy escape.
Today was a quick stop with no one in front of me but didnt check behind me.Not sure if i would...
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
thanks. Now on my 4th beer and the ankle hurts...

thanks. Now on my 4th beer and the ankle hurts but I can walk on it. Bikes back together and ready for Mondays commute.. I cant give up that easily
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,214
Posted By Jamesx2
Never thought i would be in here

Shit! its only my first season of riding and here I am telling my story..
Went for a short ride to the autoparts store in town and always take Main st and its congested on the weekends and has alot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,014
Posted By Jamesx2
I do it :clap

I do it :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,853
Posted By Jamesx2
Or Jag u ar its a fucking jagwar,,,I hate the...

Or Jag u ar its a fucking jagwar,,,I hate the commercials
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Jamesx2
that " I cant wait feeling"

Im sure all of you have had that I cant wait to ride to work after a day of driving the cage due to bad weather feeling.

I have that now about tomorrow
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,531
Posted By Jamesx2
Once I learned to counter steer correctly...

Once I learned to counter steer correctly twisties became fun.. Up and down hill
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,050
Posted By Jamesx2
Im 50 and just started road rideing a few months...

Im 50 and just started road rideing a few months ago. Only have 2000 miles on the seat. Mostly commuting to work and around town.
Slowly mastering the art of counter steering thanks to the good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,979
Posted By Jamesx2
I always carry mine with me. The only place I...

I always carry mine with me. The only place I leave it is at the front desk at Golds gym. Why does Golds have such narrow lockers that you cant put a helmet in?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 280,651
Posted By Jamesx2
http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/1b/1bb5e8b4293b9a00092...

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/1b/1bb5e8b4293b9a00092a646556a546936771a32845eb45c4e63f80908f251ac6.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,617
Posted By Jamesx2
Are you in Maine?

Are you in Maine?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,318
Posted By Jamesx2
I wave most of the time unless I'm busy clutching...

I wave most of the time unless I'm busy clutching of something else. Most waves I get are arm pointed down with index finger out what ever that means.
Both of my vehicles have waves. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9,322
Views: 1,871,024
Posted By Jamesx2
Not in the catagory of stupid. This morning...

Not in the catagory of stupid. This morning getting off the bike at work a co-worker said to me "Thats the most you fun you are going to have all day".
He was half correct. Riding home will be just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,683
Posted By Jamesx2
Thanks!!! Now im looking for the route to...

Thanks!!!

Now im looking for the route to and from work that has the most turns because leaning more into the turn then ever before is so much fun. I was missing out on so much
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,683
Posted By Jamesx2
Heres an update: It works heading north as well...

Heres an update: It works heading north as well as south. 39.9 feels ok but holding it there sucks :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,683
Posted By Jamesx2
Honestly I dont know. Was I counter steering and...

Honestly I dont know. Was I counter steering and didnt realize it? Was I pushing left to go right like a slow speed turn?. This explaines why in my first few weeks of riding it always felt like I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,683
Posted By Jamesx2
All that and ADV rider. Did I mention that I...

All that and ADV rider.
Did I mention that I pulled into work with a huge smile on ?? That had to be my best ride to work ever!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,683
Posted By Jamesx2
A huge thankyou is on order again!!!:clap Just...

A huge thankyou is on order again!!!:clap
Just a few minutes ago I completed my commute to work. I chose to take the "Goat trail" as opposed to the mundane to the the daily cager commuter route....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jamesx2
Icon Anthem mesh with liner does me good

Icon Anthem mesh with liner does me good
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,683
Posted By Jamesx2
As mentioned I was going to try CS on the way...

As mentioned I was going to try CS on the way home from work. I got out on the main rd and up to 45mph on a straight section of road. It took me a few seconds to get the nerve up to push on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,683
Posted By Jamesx2
http://youtu.be/m58G-Ub_RnY After all this...

http://youtu.be/m58G-Ub_RnY

After all this and watching this video I don't think I counter steer my DR 350.
After you counter steer into a right hand turn by pushing right which really turns the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33,453
Views: 8,168,524
Posted By Jamesx2
Eek Hes almost dragging his kick stand

Hes almost dragging his kick stand
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,683
Posted By Jamesx2
" and all turning is done by subconscious or...

" and all turning is done by subconscious or conscious input into the bars."


It just happens
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,769
Posted By Jamesx2
Im 50 and can still wheelie my mtn bike for a...

Im 50 and can still wheelie my mtn bike for a long time....last bicycle trip a few kids said ,,C'mon old man, do a wheelie and I did a nice one.. On the DR I'm afraid to try it and break something.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,714
Posted By Jamesx2
I lube the chain after every fill up. Thats...

I lube the chain after every fill up. Thats around 95 miles on 1.75 gallons of fuel
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,402
Posted By Jamesx2
Adding to my last post. Commuting to work I wear...

Adding to my last post. Commuting to work I wear MX boots, jeans , High vis Icon anthem jacket, full helmet and leather gloves.
Now that Im going to the gym after work I stop home first and switch...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9,322
Views: 1,871,024
Posted By Jamesx2
I always wave to kids on bikes if they are...

I always wave to kids on bikes if they are looking at me. Isnt that the first rule of riding?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,778
Posted By Jamesx2
When I going over 55 with my FLY helmet my head...

When I going over 55 with my FLY helmet my head gets bounced around
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