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Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-16-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 51,639
Posted By Jehos
On the Price/Value spectrum, an option I'm...

On the Price/Value spectrum, an option I'm exploring right now is Garmin's app for my iPhone 5S. So far it has been pretty fantastic. I own a Zumo 660 for comparison, and so far the iPhone app will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24,970
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By Jehos
Thanks for the info and extra thanks for the pic!...

Thanks for the info and extra thanks for the pic! That's exactly the sort of thing I needed.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24,970
Views: 2,978,621
Posted By Jehos
A few weeks ago I bought a 1997 DR350SE from a...

A few weeks ago I bought a 1997 DR350SE from a buddy. Maybe a dumb question, but how can I tell whether I have the pumper carb or the stock carb? Is it visibly different without removing it? I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 1,727,763
Posted By Jehos
I've been getting a ton of that lately too. I...

I've been getting a ton of that lately too. I guess most people think if you're not wearing a protective car, you're going to be cold.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,919
Posted By Jehos
If you've ever ridden a Triumph Rocket III,...

If you've ever ridden a Triumph Rocket III, you've seen this in action. The brakes on that thing are MASSIVE and boy can you stop in a hurry.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-25-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 64,203
Posted By Jehos
Wow, that lower frame isn't messing around. Is...

Wow, that lower frame isn't messing around. Is this the new Honda Paratrooper model? That thing looks like it could crash down through a redwood and start on the first kick at the bottom.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,200
Posted By Jehos
Ain't that the truth! Just this year I've...

Ain't that the truth!

Just this year I've given a guy a ride to the gas station so he could get gas for his bike, and helped a couple guys lift a chopper up onto a trailer when it bottomed out on...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-02-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,432
Posted By Jehos
I've been on lots of rides with groups. They're...

I've been on lots of rides with groups. They're fine for the day. I've been on a couple all-day or two-day rides with others and I wasn't a huge fan. I've never taken a long trip with anyone else,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-18-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 76,789
Posted By Jehos
This looks interesting. I'd probably just be...

This looks interesting. I'd probably just be camping, but I'm only 100 miles from there. I'll keep an eye on this thread.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Jehos
Just a data point, the Interphone F4 paired with...

Just a data point, the Interphone F4 paired with an iPhone 3GS works wonderfully for wireless stereo tunes. Bonus points for voice control of what's playing, and the ability to make and receive...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,092
Posted By Jehos
That's when you buy about a hundred sets of...

That's when you buy about a hundred sets of earplugs or license plate screws. See if you can get the cop to help you carry them while you look at other stuff. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,044
Posted By Jehos
Welcome to electric motors. Some of them...

Welcome to electric motors.

Some of them make max torque at 0 rpm too. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jehos
If your case is double-walled, you can install a...

If your case is double-walled, you can install a bungee cargo net in the lid that might help. Use bitty short screws and some mounting loops like you use to hold wires in a house. Attach 3 of the 4...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-27-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 30,950
Posted By Jehos
Agree with that. On the bike I really just...

Agree with that.

On the bike I really just want to know if I'm going to get out from under the rain in an hour or two, if there are any red doppler splotches up ahead, and roughly which way the...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-13-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 80,237
Posted By Jehos
Based on this thread I think I'm going to update...

Based on this thread I think I'm going to update some of my emergency stuff.

I already wear dog tags that I had custom made. One tag has my personal ID info including blood type and the fact that...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-13-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,040
Posted By Jehos
My long trips so far have been "destination"...

My long trips so far have been "destination" trips, i.e. I'm vacationing somewhere and take the bike instead of the car or a plane. So I start with the destination. Then I fire up Google Maps and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,655
Posted By Jehos
I'd like to see you on the "No BS" bike. ...

I'd like to see you on the "No BS" bike. :)
Forum: Trip Planning 05-06-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 27,757
Posted By Jehos
My list would be: - A camera - A laptop...

My list would be:

- A camera
- A laptop (or my new iPad)
- A little knitted biker guy a friend gave me
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-01-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 6,131
Posted By Jehos
Well if n00bs in a cage are allowed, I might just...

Well if n00bs in a cage are allowed, I might just come n00b it up on a cruiser. :D
Forum: Americas 06-30-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,306
Posted By Jehos
I bought a wall map of the US that is about that...

I bought a wall map of the US that is about that size for I think $10 at Barnes & Noble, they had them in a display near the travel books. With the price of printer ink, you might just want to go...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 72,810
Posted By Jehos
If you keep your head warm, your body will stay...

If you keep your head warm, your body will stay much warmer.

I learned this way back in Boy Scouts camping in December. One night I was wearing my jeans, socks, a t-shirt, a sweater, and my big...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,069
Posted By Jehos
Harley, of course.

Harley, of course.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-15-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,557
Posted By Jehos
A gallon Zip-Lock freezer bag is pretty resiliant...

A gallon Zip-Lock freezer bag is pretty resiliant and can be stuck on with magnets. Best of all, you can carry spares. :rofl
Forum: Trip Planning 06-12-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,151
Posted By Jehos
I just did a similar-length ride back in May,...

I just did a similar-length ride back in May, from TX to FL up to GA and back to TX.

Some things I learned, since that was my first trip of that length:

- Plan on averaging 40mph for your day...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,419
Posted By Jehos
It saved me a world of hurt once. Was coming...

It saved me a world of hurt once.

Was coming down the interstate, traffic suddenly came to a stop for a wreck. I stopped a bit behind a semi, had just put a foot down when I heard tires...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,041
Posted By Jehos
You know, oddly, I used to be middle and ring,...

You know, oddly, I used to be middle and ring, then suddenly switched to middle and index. I don't know why my brain decided that the switch was more natural, but it did. I think I just got more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,718
Posted By Jehos
Took the survey. Thanks for setting that up,...

Took the survey. Thanks for setting that up, it's a good opportunity to gripe at the manufacturers about the lack of gear for fat guys. :D
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