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Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,218
Posted By jersey jim
I don't know about soul, but some of my Japanese...

I don't know about soul, but some of my Japanese bikes certainly have had character. My Warrior, my old V-Max....the 900 Ninja is the only inline four I've owned with character, loved that thing....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,491
Posted By jersey jim
That's the problem with anti-depressants, they...

That's the problem with anti-depressants, they level everything emotionally. Sure, it can help with the crippling lows, but in my experience they also level off the highs of life. Talk to your...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,543
Posted By jersey jim
That's what I thought. Sad and unnecessary.

That's what I thought. Sad and unnecessary.
Forum: Racing 07-30-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 121,396
Posted By jersey jim
This. :deal He makes the sport more interesting....

This. :deal He makes the sport more interesting. And he sure can drive.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 121,396
Posted By jersey jim
That's just cruel.

That's just cruel.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,731
Posted By jersey jim
Why do so many seem to think that everybody...

Why do so many seem to think that everybody should like what they like?

If everybody liked and rode the same bike it would be a boring world.

I've had three Harleys, 8 Japanese bikes and a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,642
Posted By jersey jim
They replaced it with the Raider a few years ago....

They replaced it with the Raider a few years ago.
Excellent deals to be had on used ones, though.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,642
Posted By jersey jim
They do have metal fenders.

They do have metal fenders.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,642
Posted By jersey jim
Holy thread resurrection, Batman. I still...

Holy thread resurrection, Batman.

I still have the '03 I bought new, I should be trying to sell it, I don't ride it much since I bought my Harley, but every time I do take it out for a ride I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,774
Posted By jersey jim
The USD forks on my Yamaha Warrior look just like...

The USD forks on my Yamaha Warrior look just like early R1 forks, they use the same exact brakes, you can even (except for the Warrior fender) bolt on R1 forks, but the Warrior forks have damper...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,552
Posted By jersey jim
Also, you can demo the seats that Harley offers...

Also, you can demo the seats that Harley offers (windshields too, I think). I put a few hundred miles on a demo tall boy seat this past weekend, decided to order one. That's something nobody else...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,251
Posted By jersey jim
Nice review, two mods (also looking at other...

Nice review, two mods (also looking at other shocks) I'm thinking about for my bike. I put Progressive monotubes in my forks (also did chrome lowers, bling bling baby!), and the forks feel great,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 43,528
Posted By jersey jim
When I first saw pictures of that color I didn't...

When I first saw pictures of that color I didn't think much of it, but they had a Street Glide in that color outside at the dealer, it really looks good in person. Especially against black accents....
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 166,309
Posted By jersey jim
All of the Indian stuff seems to end up in this...

All of the Indian stuff seems to end up in this thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=869361
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 82,928
Posted By jersey jim
There are plenty of seats that can give you more...

There are plenty of seats that can give you more of that low and in the bike feel on a Road King, but you'll never feel as low and in the bike as you can on a softail. You just give up a little ride...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 82,928
Posted By jersey jim
That pretty much covers it. There is another...

That pretty much covers it. There is another reason for the difference in character between the two platforms, the Road King is rubber mounted, so the engine will jump around at idle, but once you're...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,770
Posted By jersey jim
I liked my Evo, but it was in an FXR. I don't...

I liked my Evo, but it was in an FXR. I don't much care for the solid mount engines without the counterbalancers like the twin cam softails have. Had enough of that crap with my shovelhead, vibrating...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,770
Posted By jersey jim
One of my favorite bikes was my 87 FXRS, if you...

One of my favorite bikes was my 87 FXRS, if you don't hot rod them the only thing to worry about is the stock rocker boxes and base gaskets, but if you wait until the thing is warmed up nice before...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,309
Posted By jersey jim
The new bikes are damn good. Hell, my 87 FXR...

The new bikes are damn good. Hell, my 87 FXR didn't have many issues.
My shovelhead on the other hand.....but to be honest, that wasn't Harleys fault, that thing was mostly aftermarket, and a real...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,842
Posted By jersey jim
I'm partial to the GS, although I'd prefer the G...

I'm partial to the GS, although I'd prefer the G to the GL model.

I had a 77? GS750 for a summer back in the 90's, bought it for $200 with tweaked forks and stuck brake, fixed it for almost no...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,429
Posted By jersey jim
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,429
Posted By jersey jim
Stoner & Marquez riding for Repsol next year *...

Stoner & Marquez riding for Repsol next year * (you heard it here first!)
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,599
Posted By jersey jim
I'm 6'2", I feel ok on my '13 Limited, but I'm...

I'm 6'2", I feel ok on my '13 Limited, but I'm thinking of changing the seat and handlebars for a little more room, plus adding a backrest.

Nice thing is, I can't think of another brand with more...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,599
Posted By jersey jim
Yeah, I did some demo rides last year, then I...

Yeah, I did some demo rides last year, then I rented one for a week, then I bought one. Demo rides are free, my ass they are. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,191
Views: 382,658
Posted By jersey jim
People buy Harley's to collect, not to ride? Then...

People buy Harley's to collect, not to ride? Then why, when I am out on a road trip, is it that the majority of bikes I see also traveling are HD touring bikes?

Sure, some put no miles on them...
Forum: Racing 03-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 121,396
Posted By jersey jim
Me, I'm conflicted about this whole thing. I like...

Me, I'm conflicted about this whole thing. I like the fact that things have been shaken up, and at least for this season the status quo is out the window.

I like that the drivers have to "drive"...
Forum: Racing 03-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 121,396
Posted By jersey jim
I'm pretty sure there was a safety car after...

I'm pretty sure there was a safety car after Bottas left his tire and half a rim on the track?
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,070
Posted By jersey jim
I am suffering from a severe case of bike lift...

I am suffering from a severe case of bike lift envy. That setup is sweet.
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 45,011
Posted By jersey jim
I've been riding since 1987, except for a couple...

I've been riding since 1987, except for a couple year break about 12 years ago.

I'd sold my street bikes, bought a dirt bike and a convertible, and thought that would be fine.

Why? Well,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By jersey jim
You've got to ride what moves you, and not just...

You've got to ride what moves you, and not just your physical body in an efficient manner. Otherwise, what's the point?
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,251
Posted By jersey jim
One of the reasons I decided on Harley instead of...

One of the reasons I decided on Harley instead of the Victory Cross Country I was also very interested in. It might (hell probably will) have some sort of problem when out on the road, and I like...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,449
Posted By jersey jim
Oh my. Now that is a proper big bore Suzuki.

Oh my. Now that is a proper big bore Suzuki.
Forum: Racing 01-25-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 121,396
Posted By jersey jim
Jeez, the Ferrari looks like an anteater.

Jeez, the Ferrari looks like an anteater.
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,087
Posted By jersey jim
Two British ideas. 1st Gen Triumph Speed...

Two British ideas.

1st Gen Triumph Speed Triple. Especially if the clip-ons have been replaced with higher bars, or heli-bars. Great bikes, very solid, a bit top heavy, but the 900 triple makes a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,362
Posted By jersey jim
I rode a borrowed 78 GS550 to Daytona in about...

I rode a borrowed 78 GS550 to Daytona in about '95, to make it worse I had another dude riding on the back most of the week, and I had a ball. No issues, in fact it was a bit of a conversation piece...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,645
Posted By jersey jim
I had the little brother back then (GS700ES) and...

I had the little brother back then (GS700ES) and wanted the 1150, but ended up getting a good deal on a 900 Ninja, which was, to be honest, one of the best bikes I've ever owned, plenty fast, and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,798
Posted By jersey jim
Unfortunately you still have to remove the center...

Unfortunately you still have to remove the center stand, but with the Kerker you need to cut the mounting tabs off of the frame, the Sudco/Hindle exhaust at least clears the tabs so you don't have to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,798
Posted By jersey jim
I had an '86 for a while back in the 90's, I...

I had an '86 for a while back in the 90's, I loved the engine in that thing.

Mine had a Sudco 4-1 (A re-branded Hindle, or vice versa) with a race muffler, what a sound. If you can find one I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,512
Posted By jersey jim
That bike looks much, much better in black....

That bike looks much, much better in black. Amazing what a color change can do for the looks of a bike.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,969
Posted By jersey jim
Sounds like lack of riding skills or confidence...

Sounds like lack of riding skills or confidence to me.
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