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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By jacksgp
hearing aids

Here's what I do!
Short hops around town I leave it in. Any thing more than that I take it out and wear my regular earplugs.
Works for me!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,389
Posted By jacksgp
Chill pill please....and hurry!

Chill pill please....and hurry!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,605
Posted By jacksgp
I was at a "home depot" today and had 2 strangers...

I was at a "home depot" today and had 2 strangers approch me and talk about the "biker gang". They were polite as was I but I found it interesting that they wanted my input.
This event in NY may...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 116,576
Posted By jacksgp
Wow!..really!

Wow!..really!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,958
Posted By jacksgp
new riders not !

Let me start "the list" and you'all can add to it!

1. cell phones
2. texting
3. drinking coffee...soda...beer...whatever
4. applying makeup
5. reading newspapers
6. late for work
7....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,068
Posted By jacksgp
Gotta luv the French!:evil

Gotta luv the French!:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,068
Posted By jacksgp
ride-on

Lead weights in the future![/QUOTE]


I tried cerimac beads....Works perfect!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 204,987
Posted By jacksgp
I bought a Bmw key "blank"on Ebay and had it cut...

I bought a Bmw key "blank"on Ebay and had it cut at the local hardware store. It was no big deal!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,808
Posted By jacksgp
lighting

A Overpass bridge is pigeon heaven. I stayed dry in a downpour in WVA but had to deal with those "flying rats". Pigeon shit everywhere...Damn
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 51,982
Posted By jacksgp
[QUOTE=Gillus;21811221]Considering a '96 R850R,...

[QUOTE=Gillus;21811221]Considering a '96 R850R, looks to be in very good condition.

1996 r850r 106,000 miles NO major problems! I will never sell this bike, wish BMW would consider building this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,991
Posted By jacksgp
Engine Braking....drop down a gear or two and...

Engine Braking....drop down a gear or two and power thru any turns. Relax your grip and ride on!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,229
Views: 388,599
Posted By jacksgp
r850r

This '96 R850R is for sale near me with 93k miles for $2500 and I am considering taking a look at it this weekend. What do you guys think?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,866
Posted By jacksgp
led brake lights

I have led electro pod lights that flash mounted on either side of my licence plate. Wakes up the cagers every time, very inexpensive. Check them out!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 20,079
Posted By jacksgp
helmets

I don't care what you do.
I always wear a helmet....everytime. Why?

1. I like myself alot and it makes "perfect sence" to wear protection.

2. My family feels the same way and why give them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,921
Posted By jacksgp
Modular helmets

Any one have experiance with a "crash" wearing a modular helmet. I'm interested in how it held up...to be more clear, did the chinbar stay "locked". I am looking to buy another modular helmet and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 23,353
Posted By jacksgp
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,454
Posted By jacksgp
Getting off the BRP.....engine braking with some...

Getting off the BRP.....engine braking with some throttle and no braking.

Works great!
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,243
Posted By jacksgp
You need to also see the Crazy Horse Memorial in...

You need to also see the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota....totally awesome. Watch the short movie while you're there and enjoy.

Nice Bike...congrats!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,732
Posted By jacksgp
try something different

Moto guzzi....Cailfornia. Reliable as a anvil,great looking and a head turner.My buddy has one and man let me tell you it's.....sweet. Get a goose!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-29-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,167
Posted By jacksgp
Always watch my 6 at a light, bike in gear and...

Always watch my 6 at a light, bike in gear and slightly left or right of the car in front of me. Also added some blinking led lights on either side of my licence plate....helps in wakening up the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 436,817
Posted By jacksgp
Beers on the way...you bring the pizza. Chill...

Beers on the way...you bring the pizza. Chill out both of you!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 436,817
Posted By jacksgp
Enough of that! Bring me a beer also..thanks

Enough of that! Bring me a beer also..thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 48,992
Posted By jacksgp
[QUOTE=DAKEZ;18083535]Things have turned around a...

[QUOTE=DAKEZ;18083535]Things have turned around a bit in the last year. :1drink



XR1200X

Dakez......Your'e right about the XR1200. I have never seen one except in print. I went on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 48,992
Posted By jacksgp
Standard bikes only! I would not buy any cruiser...

Standard bikes only! I would not buy any cruiser or bike that has forward pegs, slightly forward pegs or just a little bit "forward pegs". A standard bike to me is a bike where you can cross your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,954
Posted By jacksgp
I've said that when my health turns a corner for...

I've said that when my health turns a corner for the worst, I'm going to start doing again all the things I used to do that I enjoyed so thoroughly when I was younger -- drinking alcohol, smoking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 57,789
Posted By jacksgp
Rather than a no bikes policy, maybe a ban on...

Rather than a no bikes policy, maybe a ban on bikes larger than 500cc




Huh :scratch
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,954
Posted By jacksgp
I have given this some thought over the years! ...

I have given this some thought over the years!

My father died suddenly, no warning....gone in a instant. We had a great relationship and I still miss him even though 25 years have passed. I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,795
Posted By jacksgp
Years ago a friend of mine killed a great dane...

Years ago a friend of mine killed a great dane that ran out into the road. The owner was away and a friend was "dog sitting" for the weekend. Well, as you can imagine the man ( dog sitter) flipped...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,785
Posted By jacksgp
Wandering is my therapy.....I'm never lost, I...

Wandering is my therapy.....I'm never lost, I just don't know where I am!

Ride on brothers!
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,570
Posted By jacksgp
"If it's what you want, and it makes you...

"If it's what you want, and it makes you happy....





Keep her.........FOREVER !
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 21,366
Posted By jacksgp
Always looking for my next bike and this new...

Always looking for my next bike and this new victory is in the running. A windshield and a set of bags and you're good to go. The price is rather steep IMO but I willing to bet a better deal is...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5,624
Views: 1,114,532
Posted By jacksgp
Nice bike...however...........Chain drive=deal...

Nice bike...however...........Chain drive=deal breaker!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,450
Posted By jacksgp
Why not a modular helmet.I have a hjc mod helmet...

Why not a modular helmet.I have a hjc mod helmet with a sunshield and it does it all...or does it.The mechanism that holds the chinbar down is metal sooooo I'm thinking that in case of a crash the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,452
Posted By jacksgp
Political correctness sucks....

Political correctness sucks....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By jacksgp
hip replacement

I waited 3 months after my THR....no regrets. Probally could have rode earlier but why push it. I'm 60 and to me it just made sence to "give it time". Nothing to prove to anyone!

I was a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,457
Posted By jacksgp
[QUOTE=khpossum;15781918]8 year old post, but...

[QUOTE=khpossum;15781918]8 year old post, but here we go. 2002 1150GS:

I put 47500 mile on my original pivot bearings and then for not really any good enough reason I put in some Rubber Chicken...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,415
Posted By jacksgp
[QUOTE=JimVonBaden;16860360]Fuck anyone who would...

[QUOTE=JimVonBaden;16860360]Fuck anyone who would not try to help because of fear of being sued!

I would rather be sued with a clear concience, than not be sued and wonder, and live with the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,677
Posted By jacksgp
try http://www.ibmwr.org/ Enter the...

try http://www.ibmwr.org/

Enter the marketplace and look under "accessories for sale". You can also post a message in "accessories wanted" and hope for a reply.

Good Luck!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,534
Posted By jacksgp
Avoid a route that takes you east in the morning...

Avoid a route that takes you east in the morning and west in the late afternoon. The sun will be a major PIA and will probally cost you some time!

You could get lucky and get a overcast...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,195
Posted By jacksgp
nuts

Forget the bike, buy a man purse and go get your eyebrows waxed!
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