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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,592
Posted By JPerkins
I like the Acerbis hanguards. The covers can be...

I like the Acerbis hanguards. The covers can be changed.

http://billskeeto.smugmug.com/Other/2009-Spring-Clayhatchee-Lake/DSC0857/515497528_Zu38p-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 1,935,753
Posted By JPerkins
That is indeed the large JCwhitney box and for...

That is indeed the large JCwhitney box and for what I paid I love it. Its rugged enough and it comes with the baseplate so no problems.

Oh, and don't forget teh ADV stickers~
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,765
Posted By JPerkins
Every bike on the market has individual lemon's...

Every bike on the market has individual lemon's but I'm happy to say my 09 is not one of them.

I'm 6'4", 195lbs and the bike fits me just right. This is my 6th bike and I've finally found the one...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 1,935,753
Posted By JPerkins
That's the Cee Bailey's ultra tall (I'm 6'4") and...

That's the Cee Bailey's ultra tall (I'm 6'4") and yes, I love to sail. :) Its amazingly sturdy, they send you a metal reinforcing bracket but it does bounce somewhat. Its perfect for me though.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 1,935,753
Posted By JPerkins
Love my 09.... ...

Love my 09....

http://billskeeto.smugmug.com/Other/2009-Spring-Clayhatchee-Lake/DSC0859/515497835_dEyqk-L.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 139,128
Posted By JPerkins
2006 Burgman 400 with just over 4000 miles. ...

2006 Burgman 400 with just over 4000 miles. There are Burg 400's with over 35k miles that I have seen for sale and there are more on burgmanusa with more miles than that. Its a bulletproof ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6,675
Views: 371,429
Posted By JPerkins
Hey, I think I know that bike! Marty? What...

Hey, I think I know that bike! Marty?

What you got?
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,546
Posted By JPerkins
Sorry, I don't have them installed yet. I'm kind...

Sorry, I don't have them installed yet. I'm kind of waiting to put my doohickey and thermo-bob on first. I am trying to get a tech day going in SE alabama but not having any luck.


Off the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,546
Posted By JPerkins
Yeah, they look sharp, add 90 bucks for that.

Yeah, they look sharp, add 90 bucks for that.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,546
Posted By JPerkins
I just bought the Happy Trails Tetons that were...

I just bought the Happy Trails Tetons that were on sale, panniers, racks and mounting kit for $599 shipped. They also have their Paris/Dakar nerf bars, engine guard with highway pegs and bash plate...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,546
Posted By JPerkins
I personally am all about the black one..since...

I personally am all about the black one..since its faster and handles better than those other colors. :rofl

http://billskeeto.smugmug.com/photos/463551933_ajnXb-L.jpg
Forum: Vendors 02-15-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,413
Views: 582,818
Posted By JPerkins
I think you nailed it. Engrish.

I think you nailed it. Engrish.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-15-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,759
Posted By JPerkins
I think its time for someone to make a top gear...

I think its time for someone to make a top gear two wheels version. If I had any producer friends I would get that rolling, imagine the bikes you could test and showcase, the trips you could take...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,841
Posted By JPerkins
The problem is half a trillion dollars will be...

The problem is half a trillion dollars will be dumped into the system over the next year or two. Couple that with China possibly letting go of their holdings and the dollars you have in the bank get...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-12-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,905
Posted By JPerkins
Just realized they put the 2009 map update on it....

Just realized they put the 2009 map update on it. Woooo! :clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-10-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,905
Posted By JPerkins
UPDATE Got my replacement Zumo in today. I...

UPDATE

Got my replacement Zumo in today. I was astonished at the quick turnaround time since they quoted me 8-10 weeks. The replacement looks brand new.:clap

I'm a happy camper and take back...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,349
Posted By JPerkins
I bet you're going to see more price increases on...

I bet you're going to see more price increases on all items imported. We're making dollars like its going out of style so of course the dollar is going to be diluted.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By JPerkins
I would love to do this but my bike isn't ready...

I would love to do this but my bike isn't ready yet. I have a new KLR but haven't received my crash bars or panniers yet. I'm worried that just before I get my crash bars I will destroy my plastic....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By JPerkins
:clap

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,841
Posted By JPerkins
Personally, I think Motorcycle prices will...

Personally, I think Motorcycle prices will increase again during the summer when gas goes back up (it will I'm sure). That will in turn weaken the dollar and unless you're buying HD it will have to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,627
Posted By JPerkins
North Vs. South, yeeehawww. :wings

North Vs. South, yeeehawww. :wings
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,427
Posted By JPerkins
What is it about North Georgia and Psychos? ...

What is it about North Georgia and Psychos?

Here's a true story, My girl, her daughter and I were going to the Atlanta drag races and on one of the county roads some guy in an astro van passes me...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-02-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,390
Posted By JPerkins
I had a good experience with them this morning. ...

I had a good experience with them this morning. See thread titled "stupid zumo".

I had to wait about 15 minutes but I called right at 8am CST.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-02-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,905
Posted By JPerkins
JR356, you are correct sir! I called Garmin this...

JR356, you are correct sir! I called Garmin this morning and after a 15 minute hold time I got a lady named Melissa on the line. She didn't hesitate to offer to fix the Zumo free of charge. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-01-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,905
Posted By JPerkins
I just looked at their website. Flat rate for...

I just looked at their website. Flat rate for repair on a Zumo 550 is $200 plus shipping to them. :huh

I'm so p'od at Garmin I could spit. I hate to send them more money. I'm going to try to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-01-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,905
Posted By JPerkins
Yep, tried that. Its happening on both mounts as...

Yep, tried that. Its happening on both mounts as well.

Also, tried the car mount with no headphone input (it has a built in speaker) and the same problem.

666 is right, I'm going to have to...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,546
Posted By JPerkins
Hey, I was looking at the trailtech vapor kits...

Hey, I was looking at the trailtech vapor kits for a 2009 KLR 650 but only saw one choice for KLR's. Is there a difference in the new and old klr model kits?

Thanks
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-31-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,905
Posted By JPerkins
Getting a different GPS may be a solution but I...

Getting a different GPS may be a solution but I paid $800 for this piece of cowdung just 1 year ago. I need bluetooth though and loading maps isn't my bag baby, would prefer to have the whole set...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-31-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,905
Posted By JPerkins
Stupid Zumo

Garrrrrgh....

My Zumo has always been a disappointment, now its an even greater one.

First of all, lack of customizable features, having to plug in to get xm radio, $200 xm antenna that isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,437
Posted By JPerkins
Someone had mentioned using ATV/Snowmobile heated...

Someone had mentioned using ATV/Snowmobile heated grips. This may cause a problem because I have been told that they may get too hot for the throttle sleeve and melt it causing your throttle to stick.
Forum: Americas 01-23-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,392
Posted By JPerkins
Mother of god....:huh

Mother of god....:huh
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,759
Posted By JPerkins
Hugely entertaining. Thanks.

Hugely entertaining. Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,169
Posted By JPerkins
Man....thanks so much for posting those pics. I...

Man....thanks so much for posting those pics. I know what an effort that takes.

However, I just wasted the last 30 minutes poring over those pics. I need to get my arse up there.

Thanks...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,231
Posted By JPerkins
Also, finding a bmw dealer is a bit of a hassle...

Also, finding a bmw dealer is a bit of a hassle for people who don't live near metro areas.
Forum: Americas 01-21-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,392
Posted By JPerkins
Jasper/Banff is so gorgeous. Plan on spending...

Jasper/Banff is so gorgeous. Plan on spending extra time there. :clap

It is also expensive because there are so many tourists. Be prepared to dodge busloads of tourists haha.

You're going to...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,740
Posted By JPerkins
Reminds me of a v-strom. :deal Myspace angle...

Reminds me of a v-strom. :deal

Myspace angle syndrome? :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,271
Posted By JPerkins
Looks like you guys had a great time. ...

Looks like you guys had a great time.

There are some fun paved roads in and around Mt. Cheaha that I like to ride on my C14 even though its 200 miles from home. I wistfully look around at all...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,728
Posted By JPerkins
Bit of shrubbery growing underneath the front...

Bit of shrubbery growing underneath the front innit? :huh
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,231
Posted By JPerkins
Never driven the ST1300 or FJR. Sat on them. ...

Never driven the ST1300 or FJR. Sat on them. St1300 felt too low, like a cruiser. FJR felt too small, like the bikes front end was almost between your legs. Just felt vulnerable. Nearest BMW...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,728
Posted By JPerkins
:lurk: Great stuff. Long distance on a...

:lurk:

Great stuff.

Long distance on a 200cc through the atcama desert. Awesome!

:freaky
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