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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
I'm guessing my B12 is around 105hp. I dunno,...

I'm guessing my B12 is around 105hp. I dunno, can't think of a time when I had wanted more while riding to be honest. My previous bikes were less than 30hp.

-Jake
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,861
Views: 438,295
Posted By YJake
Hell, I'm 220 geared up and if the bike will...

Hell, I'm 220 geared up and if the bike will average 65mpg touring the back roads I'm sold. 55mpg highway will do nicely also.

I'm pretty set on buying one of these bikes around January. Y'all...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,861
Views: 438,295
Posted By YJake
This is good information. I'm in the market for a...

This is good information. I'm in the market for a new G650GS.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
I second that. Also, my 2003 B12 has been...

I second that.

Also, my 2003 B12 has been averaging 43mpg this month when I keep it at 65mph and below on back roads, even saw 46 once. Drops to 39mpg at 85mph+ on the superslab.

The old...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 827,874
Posted By YJake
46k miles and no issues thus far :dunno ...

46k miles and no issues thus far :dunno

Just a few ounces, not the whole can :huh

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7,933
Views: 1,185,427
Posted By YJake
And the complete lack of suspension :rofl ...

And the complete lack of suspension :rofl

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 827,874
Posted By YJake
I always tell people this but they never believe...

I always tell people this but they never believe me!

The last 250 miles on every oil change gets the seafoam treatment. Yeah, your oil comes out looking rough but the inside of every engine I own...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,128
Posted By YJake
If you make a run back to VA this far along the...

If you make a run back to VA this far along the gulf coast let me know!

I have your sister bike, a Green 2003 Bandit but mine's nekkid.

I can meet you at Abita/Lazy Magnolia/Fairhope or...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,491
Posted By YJake
Better than the Enfield? The current Bonnie...

Better than the Enfield?

The current Bonnie power plant has a decent reputation for reliability being under stressed by design and they offer tubeless wheels on the SE. That alone makes it better...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,491
Posted By YJake
New Enfield 500 Vs. Triumph Bonnie. I had...

New Enfield 500 Vs. Triumph Bonnie.

I had cash in hand and wanted a classic bike to do commuting on and short trips. I bought the Enfield due to the new EFI, MPG, and because they were supposed to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
No issues in FL either as long as I'm moving....

No issues in FL either as long as I'm moving. While stuck in traffic I can FEEL it getting hot and begin to worry. Just don't get stuck in any bad traffic jams and you should be fine.

-Jake
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 146,101
Posted By YJake
Has anybody tried this in a nekkid Bandit 1200? ...

Has anybody tried this in a nekkid Bandit 1200?

Are there any measurements on the bulb assembly I can use to check for fitment before hand?

Reckon I can just order one and ship it back if...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,642
Posted By YJake
Holy Hell They Listened To Me!

Screw you premature Nay-Sayers!

If this thing hits the market for not much more than the FZ09 it will be a hit. It's a Vstrom killer that will actually be fun to ride!

When it arrives State...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 57,311
Posted By YJake
My thoughts also. I have a feeling this bike will...

My thoughts also. I have a feeling this bike will be a hit if that water cooled power plant ends up producing decent MPG.

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-10-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29,265
Views: 2,153,624
Posted By YJake
Ahhhh... The Kraken! We really all do...

Ahhhh... The Kraken!

We really all do have something in common :lol3

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 57,311
Posted By YJake
Wow. I'm excited about a cruiser :huh ...

Wow.

I'm excited about a cruiser :huh

Add Mid controls and I may actually start considering this as an option. That price is incredible.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
Looked over my B12 tonight when I got home from...

Looked over my B12 tonight when I got home from work and there is a damn nail in the rear tire! :cry

Only 2k miles on it too...

Guess I'll be working more over time next month :deal

...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
Just added Holeshot touring bars and a...

Just added Holeshot touring bars and a Throttlemeister cruise control to my 2003 B12. I can't wait to go for a ride and test it in the AM :clap

-Jake
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,462
Posted By YJake
I'm in the same boat as the OP. I have a...

I'm in the same boat as the OP.

I have a Bandit 1200 Nekkid and my pillion (5' 7") can't handle the cramped seating position for long rides (And I ride on long rides).

I also desire a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 374,673
Posted By YJake
This looks like fun. -Jake

This looks like fun.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
HOLESHOT! Is who I just ordered my...

HOLESHOT!

Is who I just ordered my Throttlemeister cruise control from:rofl

After a few 600+ mile days my right hand was getting very cramped, hopefully this will allow me to stretch my...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 20,756
Posted By YJake
Is an FZ-09 in ST clothing that far-fetched of an...

Is an FZ-09 in ST clothing that far-fetched of an idea for Yamaha?

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 20,756
Posted By YJake
This has the potential to be my next new bike. I...

This has the potential to be my next new bike. I am intrigued.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
Yeah, it is torn... Rebuild kit or total...

Yeah, it is torn...

Rebuild kit or total replacement?

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
The clutch lever went soft on me while riding...

The clutch lever went soft on me while riding yesterday...

I popped the reservoir cover off and HOT DAMN that fluid was dark! :eek1

I bled it all and cleaned the inside of the reservoir out...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,459,919
Posted By YJake
That Versys gets me excited. :evil -Jake

That Versys gets me excited. :evil

-Jake
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By YJake
I put my $0.02 in ... I hope it helps you...

I put my $0.02 in ...

I hope it helps you guys.

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29,265
Views: 2,153,624
Posted By YJake
I was going to go... Ended up mowing the...

I was going to go...


Ended up mowing the lawn and running some errands.

I'll be on the beach tomorrow for sure though. A Sunday tradition every week. Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,476
Posted By YJake
Good thread! -Jake

Good thread!

-Jake
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,810
Posted By YJake
Ordered 4 gallons Tuesday, arrived Friday. ...

Ordered 4 gallons Tuesday, arrived Friday.

Enough oil to last me a couple of years at Amsoil change intervals. :deal

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29,265
Views: 2,153,624
Posted By YJake
You guys are killing me. I'm going to have to buy...

You guys are killing me. I'm going to have to buy a dirt bike or something. :deal

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
Check the two carb breathers between bodies 1/2 &...

Check the two carb breathers between bodies 1/2 & 3/4. Mine did that when the breathers were routed up instead of down and had a crack in the "T" connectors.

-Jake
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,459,919
Posted By YJake
I'm V curious... I hope they continue to...

I'm V curious...

I hope they continue to import this bike for years to come, I'm looking to buy a "Do it all" mid size bike in the next few years and the Versus seems to be the perfect mix of...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-05-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,974
Posted By YJake
I'm in. -Jake

I'm in.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
Let me know how that swap goes, I hear it raises...

Let me know how that swap goes, I hear it raises the rear end and is stiffer butI ride 2-up with Givi 45L boxes a lot so I'm looking for a stiffer rear end. Even riding solo it will make it feel more...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
I went between a Ninja 250 and a Bandit 1200...

I went between a Ninja 250 and a Bandit 1200 while commuting for awhile... Talk about an interesting first few miles before you realize you don't NEED to go WOT to hit 70 :eek1

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-23-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By YJake
HWY 98 is a nice ride to PCB. I lived in Tally 6...

HWY 98 is a nice ride to PCB. I lived in Tally 6 months last year for work and rode every weekend down there and in the forest.

I may ride over, not sure what my plans may be that far in...
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 146,101
Posted By YJake
Are there any photos of what this bulb/unit looks...

Are there any photos of what this bulb/unit looks like in it's current production run?

I hear that the mounting plate design has changed some. Does anybody have measurements?

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
I've never taken the head off and see no evidence...

I've never taken the head off and see no evidence of such... So not unless Disney supplied the stock gasket :rofl

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 523,643
Posted By YJake
Well it's a very slow weep... I'm going to locate...

Well it's a very slow weep... I'm going to locate it and seal it with JB Weld if I have to.

Pfft... Big Bore Kit... Don't talk dirty to me like that :evil

-Jake
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