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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
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: 2,623
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: 10,456
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: 4,088
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: 704
Views: 255,657
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: 3,920
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: 170
Views: 11,951
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: 8,691
Views: 1,746,964
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: 84,439
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: 84,439
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: 84,439
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: 84,439
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: 84,439
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: 1,874
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: 84,439
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: 84,439
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: 31,225
Views: 7,577,678
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: 84,439
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: 4,459
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: 6,545
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: 5,981
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: 8,691
Views: 1,746,964
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: 7,289
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
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,560
Posted By Jamesx2
Thanks. I will try that. On another topic I...

Thanks. I will try that.
On another topic I just picked this up today
http://www.revzilla.com/product/icon-anthem-mil-spec-mesh-jacket

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,560
Posted By Jamesx2
I am a new rider and my commute consits of 4...

I am a new rider and my commute consits of 4 miles of twisties up and down hills.
Im finding it un nerving when making left hand down hill tight turns when traffic is coming up on my left.
Im...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,605
Posted By Jamesx2
ok,,, I agree :clap

ok,,, I agree :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,605
Posted By Jamesx2
My daily commute. Dont be jealous :)

This is not my video but it is my way to and from work. My dragon

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/TAfrK8zOpQg" frameBorder=0 width=420 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31,225
Views: 7,577,678
Posted By Jamesx2
Me too ...

Me too
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p240/jamesx2/10371704_10202710187930539_2723545321862173321_n_zpsb062b99b.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,709
Posted By Jamesx2
279 best

279 best
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,310
Posted By Jamesx2
I was told a few time that I wasent turning my...

I was told a few time that I wasent turning my head enough even though in my mind I was forcing my head as far as it could go.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,310
Posted By Jamesx2
I was told a few time that I wasent turning my...

I was told a few time that I wasent turning my head enough even though in my mind I was forcing my head as far as it could go.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,310
Posted By Jamesx2
Every turn I take I think of that. Its one of the...

Every turn I take I think of that. Its one of the most important things I learned
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,310
Posted By Jamesx2
Everything you learn in that class can help save...

Everything you learn in that class can help save you from possible injury or death. Except making tight U turns, As our instructor said, making a nice u turn is not life saving manuver.
I had a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25,258
Views: 3,006,437
Posted By Jamesx2
Im ok climbing but feel like chicken shit going...

Im ok climbing but feel like chicken shit going down hill waiting for the bike to slip out
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25,258
Views: 3,006,437
Posted By Jamesx2
Yesterday I reassured myself that kenda 761s suck...

Yesterday I reassured myself that kenda 761s suck on loose gravel roads when at 35psi.Llike riding on marbles
Im going to give them one more chance aired down to 15.
If not Im getting spare rims...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,981
Posted By Jamesx2
full face helmet, shield down most of the time ...

full face helmet, shield down most of the time
MX boots
Jeans
High vis yellow jacket
leather gloves


Why do some people ride without gloves??
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 266,347
Posted By Jamesx2
I keep one hooked to the back of my back pack...

I keep one hooked to the back of my back pack when riding the DR to work
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 266,347
Posted By Jamesx2
Maybe its been said but when Im on my bicycle and...

Maybe its been said but when Im on my bicycle and you are in a car dont hang out behind me being scared to pass. Get on with it and go!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8,691
Views: 1,746,964
Posted By Jamesx2
From the other bike guys at work " Why do you...

From the other bike guys at work " Why do you ride a dirt bike? "
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p240/jamesx2/10344798_10202626353514731_7715931079896944240_n_zps28ba083b.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,101
Posted By Jamesx2
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p240/jamesx2/10...

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p240/jamesx2/10344798_10202626353514731_7715931079896944240_n_zps28ba083b.jpg...
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