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Forum: Face plant 09-16-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,513
Posted By JettPilot
While the above is true, it is very misleading. ...

While the above is true, it is very misleading. You can make your life journey long and enjoyable, or very short if you are reckless. Wingsuit jumpers have a life expectancy of just a few...
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,685
Posted By JettPilot
Intentionally riding IN A RUT ...:muutt I...

Intentionally riding IN A RUT ...:muutt I would only do that if I wanted to crash... I would say no bike, no steering damper, or set of tires will save you from that kind of foolishness. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 356,238
Posted By JettPilot
When this ride was going on, I posted about the...

When this ride was going on, I posted about the unstability and dangers of haning out with the homeless that the author was talking about. I ran across this today... Some homeless are good people...
Forum: Face plant 09-01-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,937
Posted By JettPilot
You got LUCKY. Don't count on such a good outcome...

You got LUCKY. Don't count on such a good outcome next time. My answer would be...

Don't ride in traffic. Don't ride to work. Reduce your risk, when you do ride, make it somewhere safer, and in a...
Forum: Face plant 08-08-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,116
Posted By JettPilot
It does not matter what you call it, not seeing...

It does not matter what you call it, not seeing someone, or inattention. If you are dead, or in the hospital, you wont give a carp about how you label or explain it.

Basically, if people will hit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,606
Posted By JettPilot
OMG that was close !!! Do you realize how lucky...

OMG that was close !!! Do you realize how lucky you are ??? You should go buy a lottery ticket right now, because it is indeed your lucky day. You came within a fraction of a second of being in...
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 211,597
Posted By JettPilot
It does not matter if they have been " Trained "...

It does not matter if they have been " Trained " or not. If you need to stop the car, and pressing the brakes does not have the normal effect, any person with any intelligence at all is going to...
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 211,597
Posted By JettPilot
If you look at any industry in history, there...

If you look at any industry in history, there have always been cover ups, and attempts to silence anyone that would expose a problem. To just say " BMW would not try to cover up a problem " is just...
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 211,597
Posted By JettPilot
The ignition switch is a non issue, only a total...

The ignition switch is a non issue, only a total dumbass would crash their car because the engine quit. I have zero sympathy for those people.

Having your front wheel fall off your forks is...
Forum: Face plant 03-07-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,396
Posted By JettPilot
I agree that this is pretty true on the road, but...

I agree that this is pretty true on the road, but not in a parking lot. In a parking lot, any driver EXPECTS to see people, and even kids.. A stationary motorcycle is definitely bigger and easier to...
Forum: Face plant 03-07-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,396
Posted By JettPilot
I totally disagree. This had nothing to do with...

I totally disagree. This had nothing to do with the fact that he was fooling with his GPS. He could have stopped to tighten his helmet, latch his boot, secure his cargo, or any of 100 things. This...
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 45,406
Posted By JettPilot
I do not understand " do not want to quit because...

I do not understand " do not want to quit because of anyone else "... That is exactly the reason you should be quitting. I don't ride in the city of Miami, because of all the other really bad drivers...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,167
Posted By JettPilot
Hi Mike, That is cool your wife saw my post,...

Hi Mike,

That is cool your wife saw my post, I never dreamed an actual dentist would ever get to read that ! I sure did not mean that being a dentist does not require a lot of skill and knowledge,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,167
Posted By JettPilot
That is true for ANY country... I got some dental...

That is true for ANY country... I got some dental done in the Florida Keys, which is a very upscale area. My cavity bothered me more AFTER the dentist visit than before. A year later when I happened...
Forum: Face plant 02-04-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,382
Posted By JettPilot
Nothing new on here for a couple days, except for...

Nothing new on here for a couple days, except for this small incident that hurt pride more than anything else... Just the way I like to see it ! Wish it were this quiet in here more often :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,214
Posted By JettPilot
That is about the worst thing I have ever seen...

That is about the worst thing I have ever seen posted on this board, you are definitely part of the problem, people like you is exactly why the mass killing is allowed to go on.

As an airline...
Forum: Face plant 10-26-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,909
Posted By JettPilot
Hi Bracky, Yes it certainly is, and I...

Hi Bracky,

Yes it certainly is, and I remember you well. I wondered where you had gone, since I did not see you in the other forum for quite a while. I just saw this thread about your accident...
Forum: Face plant 10-26-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,909
Posted By JettPilot
Hi Bracky That is so awesome you made a...

Hi Bracky

That is so awesome you made a full recovery ! Although climbing that mountain looks like fun, it is an awful lot of work, I think I would rather do it on the bike :D

Mike
Forum: Face plant 05-28-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,378
Posted By JettPilot
You are Darn Right, I ride my wife's XR100...

You are Darn Right, I ride my wife's XR100 without any gear all the time. Its not like I am on my XR650... Such a little, light bike, who needs gear, what could possibly happen :jump

Mike
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,672
Posted By JettPilot
That sucks, you certainly paid a very high price...

That sucks, you certainly paid a very high price for a small accident. Just put that one down being very unlucky this time around. From what I can gather, which is a pure guess, the speed had little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,538
Posted By JettPilot
I would not shoot anyone over a motorcycle, and...

I would not shoot anyone over a motorcycle, and that is not practical anyways if you have just been involved in a crash, most times you would not be in any shape to shoot, or possibly even know what...
Forum: Face plant 01-01-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By JettPilot
Thanks for sharing the pictures and stroy. I am...

Thanks for sharing the pictures and stroy. I am sure a lot of us, including myself, will be a little more careful when going around blind corners !!!

Mike
Forum: Face plant 12-30-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,164
Posted By JettPilot
This is PERFECT !!! You learned a valuable...

This is PERFECT !!! You learned a valuable lesson and it did not cost you anything :1drink Consider yourself very lucky and never forget.

I loved playing in the snow on a motorcycle as a...
Forum: Face plant 12-30-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,055
Posted By JettPilot
SRMN8R, Thank you for sharing your story. I...

SRMN8R,

Thank you for sharing your story. I have to agree with you, you got a lot of enjoyment out of riding for many years, and sometimes its best to know when to quit. I made the same choice...
Forum: Face plant 11-01-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,317
Posted By JettPilot
Signing a release ??? Not worth the paper it is...

Signing a release ??? Not worth the paper it is written on... You can NOT sign away other peoples rights !!!! Just try to sign away your wifes rights in Divorce court and see how well that goes :)...
Forum: Face plant 11-01-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,765
Posted By JettPilot
OMG, what a crash... The sound you made after...

OMG, what a crash... The sound you made after are enough to stick in memory for a long time and make one be more careful. Its not all bad though, you will ride again and the bike was not damaged...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,722
Posted By JettPilot
A motorcycle stopping on rubber tires, even...

A motorcycle stopping on rubber tires, even skidding rubber, will stop on pavement much faster than when it is layed down sliding on plastic and steel. Plastic and steel has very little stopping...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,196
Posted By JettPilot
I think you did the right thing. As it was, it...

I think you did the right thing. As it was, it sounds like you came out of a bad situation without any major injuries. Had you hit the throttle, you might have accelerated enought to have a high...
Forum: Face plant 08-03-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,231
Posted By JettPilot
The Wheelie was actually pretty good !!! It was...

The Wheelie was actually pretty good !!! It was just that after doing the awesome wheelie, the rider was so happy that he totally forgot to ride the motorcycle afterwords... Im gald you were not hurt...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,706
Posted By JettPilot
NONE OF YOUR PICTURES ARE VISIBLE :baldy I...

NONE OF YOUR PICTURES ARE VISIBLE :baldy

I really wanted to see how your bike was set up... Is is possible to host the pictures on Flicker so that you will not have a bandwidth limitation. &%#@...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 356,238
Posted By JettPilot
You do not seem to know the realities of hopping...

You do not seem to know the realities of hopping on trains, there is a gang called the FTRA ( Freight Train Riders of America ) that is known to be very violent, and beat the schit out of anyone that...
Forum: Americas 08-30-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24,837
Views: 1,967,558
Posted By JettPilot
I have lived and ridden in South America, visited...

I have lived and ridden in South America, visited Columbia several times durring the dangerous years ( 2002 ), I am not one to be fearful and am willing to take some risks. I speak fluent spanish,...
Forum: Face plant 08-29-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 174,709
Posted By JettPilot
This accident reminds me of video that I saw a...

This accident reminds me of video that I saw a few months ago. A guy is riding on a dirt road on a BMW wearing a high definition camera when you see the fender just shoot out from its normal position...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,761
Posted By JettPilot
Hi Everyone, Here is what I have so far. I...

Hi Everyone,

Here is what I have so far. I have a scorpion helmet, very nice, comfortable and high quality. I got THOR compression vest, and THOR knee / shin guards, and hard knuckle Honda MX...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,121
Posted By JettPilot
Where did you get this helmet for less than 100...

Where did you get this helmet for less than 100 dollars ??? I need to order one.

Thanks,

Mike
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,761
Posted By JettPilot
Touring on an XR600R is great, I ride most of the...

Touring on an XR600R is great, I ride most of the time on paved, or dirt roads, and jump into the dirt, trails, and hills whenver I get the chance. Its probably 80 % on road and 20 % off riding. I do...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,761
Posted By JettPilot
Need ATGATT Gear, Which is the best for Cross Country Riding ???

I have always ridden motorcycles in Tennis Shoes, T-Shirt, and a Helmet. I beat the odds for a long time, and now its time to go to full ATGATT while I am ahead ! From reading the stories here,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 388,948
Posted By JettPilot
Reading this ride report has been the next best...

Reading this ride report has been the next best thing to being there. All the high quality pictures are awesome, and Naomi's writing style just puts this ride report above all others. My wife liks...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 388,948
Posted By JettPilot
No worries Alberto, I came to Lima so green and...

No worries Alberto, I came to Lima so green and unprepared that its a miracle worse did not happen to me ! I just had luck on my side, and made a lot of good friends in Lima that have taken care of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 74,958
Posted By JettPilot
I lived in Peru for more than 3 years, and still...

I lived in Peru for more than 3 years, and still have a car and a motorcycle down there. Lara most likely got far worse than " Low Octane Gas ". Dishonest fuel vendors there are known for putting...
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