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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 152,666
Posted By YJake
Same here... Owning an Enfield drove me to :slurp...

Same here... Owning an Enfield drove me to :slurp

I have my sights set on a modern Bonneville now.

-Jake
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 174,862
Posted By YJake
Just ordered one for my Bandit 1200 Nekkid model....

Just ordered one for my Bandit 1200 Nekkid model.

The headlight bucket seems roomy, I'll know for sure soon enough.

-Jake
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 47,407
Posted By YJake
I've been watching this thread since it was started...

And after having two tires bite the dust due to nails in the past year I've decided to pull the trigger on one of these mighty little pumps. Just placed my order and can't wait to get a hold of the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 62,858
Posted By YJake
I test rode a Bonneville today and see myself...

I test rode a Bonneville today and see myself buying one within the next 6 months for sure. It is smooth, has some grunt, and is comfortable despite being 6' tall. Oh, and it's classy :deal

...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 219,757
Posted By YJake
Well since you asked... :deal Snaps...

Well since you asked... :deal

Snaps instead of Velcro at the wrists

The top closure strap would be less annoying if it folded back on itself while riding with the jacket slightly...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 219,757
Posted By YJake
Bought A Dainese Air-Flux Jacket...

... And I just wanted to say that the thing is awesome! :clap

Pretty much a steal on closeout right now, it replaced my worn out Vanson mesh jacket. The Dainese fits better and has better...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 29,715
Views: 2,204,883
Posted By YJake
Not legal in FL. 316.515(3) -Jake

Not legal in FL.

316.515(3)

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 62,858
Posted By YJake
What seat is that, and did it give you more leg...

What seat is that, and did it give you more leg room?

That sucker looks THICK.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 62,858
Posted By YJake
:ear -Jake

:ear

-Jake
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,337
Posted By YJake
My Bandit and I are Jealous. :freaky -Jake

My Bandit and I are Jealous. :freaky

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 535,784
Posted By YJake
Where did you get the lower foot pegs?! :eek1 ...

Where did you get the lower foot pegs?! :eek1

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 535,784
Posted By YJake
I'm guessing my B12 is around 105hp. I dunno,...

I'm guessing my B12 is around 105hp. I dunno, can't think of a time when I had wanted more while riding to be honest. My previous bikes were less than 30hp.

-Jake
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 473,955
Posted By YJake
Hell, I'm 220 geared up and if the bike will...

Hell, I'm 220 geared up and if the bike will average 65mpg touring the back roads I'm sold. 55mpg highway will do nicely also.

I'm pretty set on buying one of these bikes around January. Y'all...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 473,955
Posted By YJake
This is good information. I'm in the market for a...

This is good information. I'm in the market for a new G650GS.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 535,784
Posted By YJake
I second that. Also, my 2003 B12 has been...

I second that.

Also, my 2003 B12 has been averaging 43mpg this month when I keep it at 65mph and below on back roads, even saw 46 once. Drops to 39mpg at 85mph+ on the superslab.

The old...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,682
Views: 859,059
Posted By YJake
46k miles and no issues thus far :dunno ...

46k miles and no issues thus far :dunno

Just a few ounces, not the whole can :huh

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 1,248,021
Posted By YJake
And the complete lack of suspension :rofl ...

And the complete lack of suspension :rofl

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,682
Views: 859,059
Posted By YJake
I always tell people this but they never believe...

I always tell people this but they never believe me!

The last 250 miles on every oil change gets the seafoam treatment. Yeah, your oil comes out looking rough but the inside of every engine I own...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,337
Posted By YJake
If you make a run back to VA this far along the...

If you make a run back to VA this far along the gulf coast let me know!

I have your sister bike, a Green 2003 Bandit but mine's nekkid.

I can meet you at Abita/Lazy Magnolia/Fairhope or...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,434
Posted By YJake
Better than the Enfield? The current Bonnie...

Better than the Enfield?

The current Bonnie power plant has a decent reputation for reliability being under stressed by design and they offer tubeless wheels on the SE. That alone makes it better...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,434
Posted By YJake
New Enfield 500 Vs. Triumph Bonnie. I had...

New Enfield 500 Vs. Triumph Bonnie.

I had cash in hand and wanted a classic bike to do commuting on and short trips. I bought the Enfield due to the new EFI, MPG, and because they were supposed to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 535,784
Posted By YJake
No issues in FL either as long as I'm moving....

No issues in FL either as long as I'm moving. While stuck in traffic I can FEEL it getting hot and begin to worry. Just don't get stuck in any bad traffic jams and you should be fine.

-Jake
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 174,862
Posted By YJake
Has anybody tried this in a nekkid Bandit 1200? ...

Has anybody tried this in a nekkid Bandit 1200?

Are there any measurements on the bulb assembly I can use to check for fitment before hand?

Reckon I can just order one and ship it back if...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,803
Posted By YJake
Holy Hell They Listened To Me!

Screw you premature Nay-Sayers!

If this thing hits the market for not much more than the FZ09 it will be a hit. It's a Vstrom killer that will actually be fun to ride!

When it arrives State...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 85,879
Posted By YJake
My thoughts also. I have a feeling this bike will...

My thoughts also. I have a feeling this bike will be a hit if that water cooled power plant ends up producing decent MPG.

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-10-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29,715
Views: 2,204,883
Posted By YJake
Ahhhh... The Kraken! We really all do...

Ahhhh... The Kraken!

We really all do have something in common :lol3

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 85,879
Posted By YJake
Wow. I'm excited about a cruiser :huh ...

Wow.

I'm excited about a cruiser :huh

Add Mid controls and I may actually start considering this as an option. That price is incredible.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 535,784
Posted By YJake
Looked over my B12 tonight when I got home from...

Looked over my B12 tonight when I got home from work and there is a damn nail in the rear tire! :cry

Only 2k miles on it too...

Guess I'll be working more over time next month :deal

...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 535,784
Posted By YJake
Just added Holeshot touring bars and a...

Just added Holeshot touring bars and a Throttlemeister cruise control to my 2003 B12. I can't wait to go for a ride and test it in the AM :clap

-Jake
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,764
Posted By YJake
I'm in the same boat as the OP. I have a...

I'm in the same boat as the OP.

I have a Bandit 1200 Nekkid and my pillion (5' 7") can't handle the cramped seating position for long rides (And I ride on long rides).

I also desire a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,695
Views: 377,951
Posted By YJake
This looks like fun. -Jake

This looks like fun.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 535,784
Posted By YJake
HOLESHOT! Is who I just ordered my...

HOLESHOT!

Is who I just ordered my Throttlemeister cruise control from:rofl

After a few 600+ mile days my right hand was getting very cramped, hopefully this will allow me to stretch my...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 32,967
Posted By YJake
Is an FZ-09 in ST clothing that far-fetched of an...

Is an FZ-09 in ST clothing that far-fetched of an idea for Yamaha?

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 32,967
Posted By YJake
This has the potential to be my next new bike. I...

This has the potential to be my next new bike. I am intrigued.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 535,784
Posted By YJake
Yeah, it is torn... Rebuild kit or total...

Yeah, it is torn...

Rebuild kit or total replacement?

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 535,784
Posted By YJake
The clutch lever went soft on me while riding...

The clutch lever went soft on me while riding yesterday...

I popped the reservoir cover off and HOT DAMN that fluid was dark! :eek1

I bled it all and cleaned the inside of the reservoir out...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 1,485,713
Posted By YJake
That Versys gets me excited. :evil -Jake

That Versys gets me excited. :evil

-Jake
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By YJake
I put my $0.02 in ... I hope it helps you...

I put my $0.02 in ...

I hope it helps you guys.

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29,715
Views: 2,204,883
Posted By YJake
I was going to go... Ended up mowing the...

I was going to go...


Ended up mowing the lawn and running some errands.

I'll be on the beach tomorrow for sure though. A Sunday tradition every week. Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,716
Posted By YJake
Good thread! -Jake

Good thread!

-Jake
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