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Forum: The Garage 03-18-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,616
Posted By J Lewis
It is the technique. Mostly getting the back side...

It is the technique. Mostly getting the back side of the bead (the part already in the center of the rim) being forced down into the dish of the tire. That is what I use my knees for and am...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
March Newsletter

Our March Newsletter is out.

http://jimmylewisoffroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/header_march_jlrnews_small-593x424.jpg
MARCH NEWSLETTER...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,464
Posted By J Lewis
Came across this and had to reply: One of my...

Came across this and had to reply:

One of my RFS bikes (I have 3) has around 100,000 miles on it (was the first one in the country and a EX-Cycle World Magazine Long Haul test bike that I bought....
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,616
Posted By J Lewis
Nailhead, Just for you: ...

Nailhead, Just for you:

http://jimmylewisoffroad.com/video/dirt-rider-how-to-do-a-quick-tire-change/ (http://http://jimmylewisoffroad.com/video/dirt-rider-how-to-do-a-quick-tire-change/)

JIMMY
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-12-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 174,368
Posted By J Lewis
A reminder about the tires I have. I will be...

A reminder about the tires I have. I will be dropping some off at ESP later this week or early next week. So it you want to plan ahead, please let me know (read all of below.)

If you are unsure...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
February / March Newsletter

Here is a link to our February / March Newsletter

It even has a free riding tip!

http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=a3782cd25748a9ba5b8abd579&id=f0f7c9c859&e=8949f5abe2
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
We are way better at what we do now. We are...

We are way better at what we do now. We are practiced!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 174,368
Posted By J Lewis
Tires for NooBs

OK, Here I go. I am passing along a really good deal on tires!

DISCLAIMER! I am not a tire salesman. I'm just trying to pass along some good deals without loosing any money or spending time I...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,762
Posted By J Lewis
The G/S is very awkward for standing riding as...

The G/S is very awkward for standing riding as the footpegs are far back from the bar and when you move the bar back with mounts the pivot of the handlebar is off-center too much to the rear.

And...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,565
Posted By J Lewis
Fans, If you are coming out and would like...

Fans,

If you are coming out and would like to have the best seat in the house and help us out a little, PM me and I can set you up as a worker and helper.

We need volunteers starting Saturday...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,565
Posted By J Lewis
Racers: If you want a guaranteed shot at...

Racers:

If you want a guaranteed shot at qualifying, you need to PRE-ENTER today.

There will be a news release about this soon. We have had a run on last-minute entries and had to make plans a...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 20,387
Posted By J Lewis
So after running this app and doing some...

So after running this app and doing some navigation training I can say it is really good. The mileage is spot on, especially when running a mapbook created with Rally Navigator (since it uses GPS...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 29,062
Posted By J Lewis
Scott is assuming the leader is going to be going...

Scott is assuming the leader is going to be going the right way while leading so that those following the tracks can easily catch him! Or get lost trying to follow...Learn to navigate! It is what...
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
They are separate and very specialized catering...

They are separate and very specialized catering to a racer. We tried to incorporate an "adventure" aspect into the training but it did not work out. I know it would be fun, especially with some of...
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
Here is our spring dates since I have been...

Here is our spring dates since I have been forgetting to update this thread...

2/1-2/2 2014 King Of The Motos, Johnston Valley, CA
2/15-2/16 2014 Series 1 Essential Skills Course
2/28-3/2 2014...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,565
Posted By J Lewis
I have suggested to some other riders who were...

I have suggested to some other riders who were worried about scratching their bikes to look on Craigslist and find a $2500-$3000 KTM 2-stroke and race that. I use a 2006 KTM 200 to set up the whole...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 792,546
Posted By J Lewis
Just a comment from the peanut gallery here but...

Just a comment from the peanut gallery here but maybe I know something from experience and being a scholar at this game of rally.

Joan Barreda has done the work and now the rally is his to lose....
Forum: Racing 12-19-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,565
Posted By J Lewis
To all racers. Trail Tech is going to have a very...

To all racers. Trail Tech is going to have a very good deal on the Voyager GPS for signed up entrants. You will get an email about this when it is all set up.

The Voyager is what I use to lay out...
Forum: Racing 12-17-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 37,831
Posted By J Lewis
I can handle as many riders as sign up, at least...

I can handle as many riders as sign up, at least for the two days because it is easy to sweep routes and check for safety on training routes.

The third day route is a little more difficult and...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,006
Posted By J Lewis
Play with the flights and booking this early for...

Play with the flights and booking this early for the flights into Sibiu may not be the best on price. And from the traffic and seeing the shuttles, I'd fly in there.

Also connecting with Euro...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 37,831
Posted By J Lewis
For those of you who are following this, we have...

For those of you who are following this, we have set a date for a Nav training on January 20,21 and possibly 22 (long stage day).

You need for first two days:

Your own bike with 80-mile range...
Forum: Racing 11-26-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,565
Posted By J Lewis
Pretty sure entry fee goes up Dec1. No...

Pretty sure entry fee goes up Dec1.

No morning of sign up.
Forum: Racing 11-21-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,565
Posted By J Lewis
We are also starting to get our volunteer/worker...

We are also starting to get our volunteer/worker list going. If you are interested PM me your email address and I'll send you out some info.

Thanks,
JIMMY
Forum: Racing 11-21-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,565
Posted By J Lewis
Anyone can enter. Qualifying is only to seat top...

Anyone can enter. Qualifying is only to seat top riders from other races into the final race on Sunday. You can qualify by setting a fast qualifying time on Saturday and/or by finishing high enough...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,989
Views: 1,525,693
Posted By J Lewis
In case you missed it on Facebook... XR400R has...

In case you missed it on Facebook...
XR400R has a page.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/XR400R/139175292766921

JIMMY
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,817
Posted By J Lewis
I've seen all this stuff in prototype form and...

I've seen all this stuff in prototype form and the finished stuff looks as sano as expected.

But on another note I've been running a Rottweiler Intake system on my 950 for the last three months...
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
Here is our September Newsletter. Our...

Here is our September Newsletter.

Our classes are filling up so some planning for the November and December classes might be in order.

NEWSLETTER...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By J Lewis
As an instructor I suggest students bring and...

As an instructor I suggest students bring and learn on the smallest bike they have. You can push the drills and training farther and you are less intimidated on the smaller bike while learning, by...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 69,764
Posted By J Lewis
Tire Change

Guys,

I'll make sure there is a tire changing demo at the event even if I have to do it myself. I'm sure CJ's meet-up will include one as well.

JIMMY
Forum: Vendors 08-05-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
It really depends on the event and amount of...

It really depends on the event and amount of riders and interest. But it should be similar to last year. They will have a first come sign up for some short 2-hour clinics I'll do over the weekend....
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
Traveling Classes

So we are always asked when we will be doing classes in other locations. So if you are near Sun Valley, Idaho, Pocetello, Idaho, Lake Tahoe/Reno, Nevada, or close to New Jersey or Pennsylvania, we...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,398
Posted By J Lewis
What, I got dragged into this and I don't even...

What, I got dragged into this and I don't even have a solution...

Wrote a nice column in Cycle World's Travel and Adventure (on the newsstand now) about this very problem. But to throw fuel on the...
Forum: Vendors 07-08-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
Here is a link to our July Newsletter. It...

Here is a link to our July Newsletter.

It has our Summer Schedule and the first Pahrump Nevada Class for the Fall!

JLR JULY NEWSLETTER...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,332
Posted By J Lewis
This is the answer you were looking for... ...

This is the answer you were looking for...

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Very simple but very...
Forum: Racing 05-30-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,211
Posted By J Lewis
Scott, Make it 4 the first year to make it...

Scott,

Make it 4 the first year to make it easy, that is still a week of time for most.

6 hours for fast, 10 for slow riders. Tough on distance which also breaks bikes, too tough on terrain...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,667
Posted By J Lewis
This is the best GS I have ridden in every...

This is the best GS I have ridden in every aspect.

For some the throttle response in any mode may be too much and the "hard" settings for off road will encourage riders to do things that will...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,005,667
Posted By J Lewis
<iframe width="640" height="360"...

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Stability and light steering feel should not be confused. As shown...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
Student Appreciation Ride-In And Camp-Out

If you are a past student of JLR Off-Road Training (going all the way back to 1999) we would love to host you at our camp-out. In the mountains above Lake Isabella, CA on June 1 and 2. We will have...
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
For any riders who wonder when we're coming back...

For any riders who wonder when we're coming back East, well here is a date and an event:

http://www.altrider.com/conserve-the-ride-2013/pid/1308

More class updates soon as we are finalizing our...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,465
Posted By J Lewis
We have spots open for April 27,28 class for...

We have spots open for April 27,28 class for Adventure bikes in Pahrump, NV. This will be the last Pahrump, NV class for large bikes till October.

Remember, becoming a better rider is the best...
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