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Forum: The Garage 04-29-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,354
Posted By JGBrown
It's like putting gas in the tank, only you use...

It's like putting gas in the tank, only you use acetone instead. :evil
If you've gone for a ride and filled the tank, you've got half of the job covered already.
Maybe find someone local to help...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 80,183
Posted By JGBrown
Hey everybody, sorry about the time lapse. I'll...

Hey everybody, sorry about the time lapse. I'll explain the delay in the next post, it's been quite a strange ride(edit:life off the bike) the last year. If I can find a way I'll be back on the road...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,065
Posted By JGBrown
Electric Big ruckus. 9200watts 100 mile range.

http://www.zelectricvehicle.com/18.html


Do not worry about getting stranded on some back road with this bike. It has the largest battery capacity of any electric motor scooter on the market...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,049
Posted By JGBrown
I had to push my bike to a gas station once. ...

I had to push my bike to a gas station once. Nobody stopped to help. Up the side of the highway(no shoulder, high speeds) up the exit, down the ramp and into town for the gas station. Sure would...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-07-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 64,138
Posted By JGBrown
Wish somebody had told me that before I...

Wish somebody had told me that before I left.:deal


Will 10-15$ an hour put you on a new GS1200, with all the good bits added, cold beers and a nice hotel every day? Probably not. Defintely...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 61,604
Posted By JGBrown
I've enjoyed your trip report since long before...

I've enjoyed your trip report since long before the campsite in Antigua. I'm still jealous of your ability to find the coolest places to camp. You made a convert out of me, I've got a 250 almost...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 80,474
Posted By JGBrown
Here I thought it was the idiot sleeping in a...

Here I thought it was the idiot sleeping in a hammock in the garage, with his crap strewn all around an old Honda. Glad it was Crashmaster's fault instead.


Snohobo: Even more glad to hear...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 115,854
Posted By JGBrown
Can't wait till the pics are fixed. The words...

Can't wait till the pics are fixed. The words are good but there aren't enough to get the full picture.:D
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 227,374
Posted By JGBrown
Let me know when you're coming through...

Let me know when you're coming through Vancouver!!

For those of you who don't know, Julio is one of the nicest people you'll ever meet on a bike(He probably started on a Honda). He...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 80,183
Posted By JGBrown
As soon as I finished my nap I went down to...

As soon as I finished my nap I went down to explore what used to a nice road. I jumped over the barrier, and slipped down the first part hanging onto rots and digging my boots into the loose soil...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 341,233
Posted By JGBrown
There's definitely been a change, I used to get...

There's definitely been a change, I used to get bags for free, and now I am lucky to get 3. I think that you cursed me.

I like picks and tweezers, never get tweezers anymore!

The really old...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,032
Posted By JGBrown
Does the noise go away or get reduced with the...

Does the noise go away or get reduced with the clutch pulled in? Did you check the fan base for cracks(requires removing the fan and looking into the back area where it threads on).
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,032
Posted By JGBrown
:D. Read a bit of your thread, looks like a cool...

:D. Read a bit of your thread, looks like a cool project. Cx's are good fun.
Figured I'd just throw some random stuff out there, in case there's something you might like, sorry about the level of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,445
Posted By JGBrown
Figured I'd chime in with my 2c from out west in...

Figured I'd chime in with my 2c from out west in Vancouver.

FWIW, I like my CX500. Comfy, tons of torque, too heavy to steal, to ugly to vandalize(unless you're my ex-girlfriend...)
It's an...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
Update: Back at school from winter break. Going...

Update: Back at school from winter break. Going through a redesign, the design worked overall, but it made it complicated to punch the holes correctly, so the pages came out crooked, I'll be...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 80,183
Posted By JGBrown
Whoops, sorry folks, I forgot ADV was down when I...

Whoops, sorry folks, I forgot ADV was down when I posted my last update everywhere and it didn't make it on here!
My blog is still down, as it keeps getting hacked, passwords emails etc scrambled,...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
Ok, rough pricing for paper copies+Tyvek covers...

Ok, rough pricing for paper copies+Tyvek covers with the custom hardware is looking like roughly 35$(hopefully to go down a bit once I get the finalized bulk pricing. This is also not counting the...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
Updated draft, added a location box to the...

Updated draft, added a location box to the standard page, added a few extra pages too, fixed a few layout/consistency corrections and I added a light gray to some columns in the tables to make them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,285
Posted By JGBrown
Oddly enough, only twice in the last 8000km or so...

Oddly enough, only twice in the last 8000km or so on my CX. Once was today. Fucknuts saw the cops in the opposite side of the road doing license checks, at an intersection pulled a no signal...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
Fuel conversion tables now cover from 1 to 90...

Fuel conversion tables now cover from 1 to 90 liters and 1 to 50 gallons.

Temperatures from -40 to +100

Mileage chart includes both liters and gallons for just about any bike, and also how much...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
(http://www.mediafire.com/?r8yph2r3y3tr18h)after...

(http://www.mediafire.com/?r8yph2r3y3tr18h)after about 40 hours of work and many revisions I have a draft copy now available!
Download link additional information on the added in post 40
Download...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,303
Posted By JGBrown
Craftsman has one good deal there! The coil...

Craftsman has one good deal there! The coil nailer is regular 279.99 on sale for the low price of 279.99
:huh


Other ones: Vio POV.HD is 100$ off on their site right now.

EDIT: POV.HD is...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By JGBrown
I duct taped my ipod nano to the front of my...

I duct taped my ipod nano to the front of my helmet. Worked fine, and the colour matched, so people didn't seem to notice even when I was talking to them. :roflI've got a few videos shot on the ipod...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,928
Posted By JGBrown
The EXO-1000 has the flip down inside visor. ...

The EXO-1000 has the flip down inside visor. Personally I find it useless for everything except Luke Skywalker impersonations when stuck on the interstate. The other time I've found it useful was...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,871
Posted By JGBrown
Arooni, What size are your feet? FWIW I started...

Arooni, What size are your feet? FWIW I started out with construction boots, and switched to SIDI discovery's. After a while I got used to them(I even hiked up a volcano in Guatemala, also brought...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By JGBrown
Maybe eyedoctors in the states are different. ...

Maybe eyedoctors in the states are different. I've had no luck up here. The responses roughly amount to buy something we stock, buy a frame sight unseen or piss off as far as I can tell.
Last time...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
Conversion charts, what do you all want? I...

Conversion charts, what do you all want?
I have distance, fuel, fuel consumption, and temps.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
http://jgblog.ca/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/Mot...

http://jgblog.ca/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/MotorcycleNotebook3%7E0.jpg

http://jgblog.ca/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/MotorcycleNotebook2%7E0.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By JGBrown
Prescription sunglasses for close together eyes?

I can't wear oakleys, except for the plastic framed Csquared I think they are called. Oakley's spec's are geared towards the average, and even those frames are .5mm off for my pupil distance. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
Wink Different strokes for different folks I guess. I...

Different strokes for different folks I guess. I do understand what you mean to some degree, however I'm a visual person. A photograph instantly takes me back, in a different way from writing. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
That's a cool book, I like the inner-tube for the...

That's a cool book, I like the inner-tube for the spine!
I'm afraid I don't quite understand your post though, could you explain a bit more?
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
I don't really see it as reinventing the wheel, I...

I don't really see it as reinventing the wheel, I carried a moleskine, but I also had to carry an address book, and I ended up damaging my moleskine all the time tearing pages out. Plus I couldn't...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
No wire bindings, hate that stuff, snarls on...

No wire bindings, hate that stuff, snarls on everything.

I'm trying to work out a way to use chicago screws but reinforce the area on the pages so that they won't wear over time. The idea is that...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
First off, this is more of a different ideas vs...

First off, this is more of a different ideas vs materials and layout. I'm looking for stuff like the additional columns in the address book, and the tear out sections etc, basically all the things...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,115
Posted By JGBrown
What do you want to see in a travel notebook(paper kind) I'm going to make a few

UPDATE: after about 40 hours of work and many revisions I have a draft copy now available!
Download link additional information on the added in post 40
Version two now up!
Updated 11/29/2011...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 64,659
Posted By JGBrown
I really like the Shure 215, 99$ at London Drugs,...

I really like the Shure 215, 99$ at London Drugs, the Wirecutter reviewed them as the best bang for your buck in the price range and I have to agree.
I miss my ER6is, but I don't miss the shitty...
Forum: Racing 10-31-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,837
Posted By JGBrown
Looking for one of those scrolling paper maps used for races?

Not sure what they're called, I don't race, but I was wondering if anyone in BC had one I could borrow for a few days, need to bring something in for a class in university.

Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 80,183
Posted By JGBrown
What, an update a month isn't enough for you?...

What, an update a month isn't enough for you? Kidding, I am sorry about it.
The student loan drama has been ongoing, I am finally sorted out on everything except the interest they charged me, as...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 80,183
Posted By JGBrown
I'm sure there must be more, I'll check. Just to...

I'm sure there must be more, I'll check. Just to warn you, she's got a boyfriend. :rofl One my mom does NOT approve of.:evil Neither do I come to that.
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 80,183
Posted By JGBrown
After settling in to the hotel, we bought a few...

After settling in to the hotel, we bought a few avocados, dug out a bottle of liquor from our saddlebags and made pasta with avocados and sauce, and had a relaxing evening sitting on the porch. The...
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