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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,733
Posted By slackjaw
I went from this: ...

I went from this:

http://www.cj750.net/sitepics/solo/solo07/soloblk_3478.jpg

To this:
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/upload/195149/images/triumphscrambler.jpg

I felt like I had to learn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,948
Posted By slackjaw
The problem is not the equipment. The problem is...

The problem is not the equipment. The problem is between you and your wife. In a perfect world, imediately post crash after discovering that your wife had suffered no major injuries, the next words...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,010
Posted By slackjaw
Just sit there quietly. Bike in gear, one hand...

Just sit there quietly. Bike in gear, one hand on the clutch, one hand on the throttle, and a big shit eatin' grinn on your face, 'cause the day is about to get interesting.:ricky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,862
Posted By slackjaw
I've got a lot of twin brothers in a lot of...

I've got a lot of twin brothers in a lot of trucks.:rofl

Raleigh is not hard to learn. It's mostly laid out in a spoke and grid pattern. It won't take you long to learn your way around. People...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,620
Posted By slackjaw
Get on 40 west. In Durham take 147N (Durham...

Get on 40 west. In Durham take 147N (Durham freeway). Get off on Ellis Rd and turn left at the bottom of the ramp. At the third light turn right (you will still be on Ellis Rd) and follow that all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,620
Posted By slackjaw
My work schedule is so screwey that if I didn't...

My work schedule is so screwey that if I didn't commute on the bike then I would hardly ever get to ride. Most weeks the only riding I get is to and from work and I am damn thankful for it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,862
Posted By slackjaw
When I'm on my bike I'm constantly checking my...

When I'm on my bike I'm constantly checking my mirrors and blind spots. I'm religious about using the turn signals too. When I'm on my bike....

In my work van, not so much. I've got more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,703
Posted By slackjaw
So, since a hammer will not fix every problem...

So, since a hammer will not fix every problem that might occur with house, the average home owner does not need one?

I look at my full face helmet as one of several tools I own that allow me to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,133
Posted By slackjaw
I'm not sure I understand the hostility toward...

I'm not sure I understand the hostility toward Zerk from some of the posters here. It looks to me like he is deliberately stretching his comfort zone by purchasing and riding bikes he is unfamiliar...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,128
Posted By slackjaw
This. No I do not use anywhere near all the...

This.

No I do not use anywhere near all the capability of my bike. I get to ride most but not all weekends. I've only been riding for 5yrs with almost no dirt experience. I purchased my...
Forum: Hacks 05-30-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By slackjaw
Wouldn't it have been easier to drive beside the...

Wouldn't it have been easier to drive beside the road?
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,943
Posted By slackjaw
I suppose it boils down to your definition of...

I suppose it boils down to your definition of "safe". In the scheme of
things, riding a motorcycle or scooter is not really a safe activity. Sure
bolting a sidecar to your motorcycle will keep...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,192
Posted By slackjaw
http://www.changjiang750sidecar.com/main-bike-&-ch...

http://www.changjiang750sidecar.com/main-bike-&-chassis-001.html#1

You will need the front sidecar rod assembly (sic) and rear side car rod
assembly. They may have the frame bosses or be able...
Forum: Hacks 01-31-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,573
Posted By slackjaw
Hubenhang has a pretty good reputation in the...

Hubenhang has a pretty good reputation in the Chang Jiang comunity.
I personally have not purchased from him but others have and had
good experiences. If he says it can be imported into the U.S....
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,601
Posted By slackjaw
Ordering parts from China isn't too bad. I...

Ordering parts from China isn't too bad. I ordered from MH Moto World and
had the parts for my Chang in 7 days. It took two weeks for a set of rings
for my Honda XR200R and I ordered those from a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,110
Posted By slackjaw
The average cage now comes equipped with seat...

The average cage now comes equipped with seat belts, air bags, and crumple
zones. You can make the argument that a DS is the safest bike on the road.
It's kind of like saying, "My kid is the...
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,421
Posted By slackjaw
The only thing more awsome than your rig is the...

The only thing more awsome than your rig is the look on the cop's face as
you crab walk past him at 115mph.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,247
Posted By slackjaw
I don't think I made myself clear. I don't mean...

I don't think I made myself clear. I don't mean one should willy nilly go out and get
into debt up to their eyeballs purchasing things they do not need. What I was driving at,
is you should not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,247
Posted By slackjaw
Last March, I took out a personal loan from...

Last March, I took out a personal loan from Capital one to buy my bike. (Borrowed
$10K) Since the credit crunch began, I have been getting unsolicited offers from them to increase
my loan to $30K....
Forum: Hacks 10-03-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,215
Posted By slackjaw
Unless you are manufacturing all your own parts...

Unless you are manufacturing all your own parts (By that I mean pouring
your own castings for the engines and machining all the parts ect.) you are
creating future dissatisfied customers. The...
Forum: Hacks 09-02-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,215
Posted By slackjaw
I recently ordered parts for my CJ 750 from MH...

I recently ordered parts for my CJ 750 from MH Moto World in China
and received them in North Carolina exactly 7 days later. The
shipping wasn't horrible either.

Reliability......
Not as good...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,606
Posted By slackjaw
The front brake will get better as the cable gets...

The front brake will get better as the cable gets streched out and you
re-adjust the brake. Just don't expect miracles and leave plenty of
room between you and the guy in front. Failing that,...
Forum: Hacks 05-23-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,268
Posted By slackjaw
what kind of an idiot sells a bike without...

what kind of an idiot sells a bike without knowing what it is?
How would he know if he is getting a fair price for it?

Allyn in Roxboro NC USA
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,724
Posted By slackjaw
Pssst. Dude, she's not in the room right now is...

Pssst. Dude, she's not in the room right now is she. No? Good.
Here's all ya' gotta do to get the old lady to see it your way.

Develop an interest in raising chickens in the back yard. Well, not...
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