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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,534
Posted By Jim Moore
Izzat your boat in the background? 'Cause it's...

Izzat your boat in the background? 'Cause it's SWEET!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jim Moore
Goddammit, you guys jinxed me. I haven't replaced...

Goddammit, you guys jinxed me. I haven't replaced a stem in a few years, but this thread convinced me to do it. I had a few stems in the toolbox, so Id decidedto replace one today when I changed a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,933
Posted By Jim Moore
Well, yeah. But you have to admit his...

Well, yeah. But you have to admit his multi-thread preparaton is a little extravagant.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,933
Posted By Jim Moore
The only thing I can figure is that he's building...

The only thing I can figure is that he's building to a big "GOTCHA" moment at some later point in one of his earlier threads.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 65,293
Posted By Jim Moore
I've said it before (maybe in this thread) but I...

I've said it before (maybe in this thread) but I wish they'd put some bags on it and make a supersonic sport-tourer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 65,293
Posted By Jim Moore
Nice bump. That thing is wicked.

Nice bump. That thing is wicked.
Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,862
Posted By Jim Moore
First time he has been off the podium in a race...

First time he has been off the podium in a race he finished. That's astounding. I'll bet he got lost on the way back to the pits. "Where do I go? I've never done this before."
Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,862
Posted By Jim Moore
Going through one left turn you could see the...

Going through one left turn you could see the front tucking and coming back, tucking and coming back ...How the heell do you do that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,496
Posted By Jim Moore
An even better one is "Let's eat, grandma" versus...

An even better one is "Let's eat, grandma" versus "Let's eat grandma." Forgetting the comma can make for a damned awkward Thanksgiving.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jim Moore
Things get lost in translation. One thing I...

Things get lost in translation. One thing I noticed in Japan and Korea was that marketers use English phrases that sound just a little off to a native English speaker. You end up with names and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,539
Posted By Jim Moore
The vast majority simply want their endorsement....

The vast majority simply want their endorsement. Between people who have been riding for a week and are experts, and people who have a friend who can "teach" them, almost everyone would be happier to...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,702
Posted By Jim Moore
DC, I think you're looking at it wrong. The...

DC,

I think you're looking at it wrong. The scooter doesn't replace your motorcycle. It replaces your car. Use the scooter for all those little trips to the store, picking up take-out, etc. You...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,846
Posted By Jim Moore
Sorry, i just got back to this thread. Here's the...

Sorry, i just got back to this thread. Here's the part number. 13 71 1 341 210

You may want to ask over on bmwsporttouring.com. The RT guys always want GS tubes. I'll bet there is someone in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jim Moore
If you're a normal-sized guy with normal-sized...

If you're a normal-sized guy with normal-sized hands and relatively normal grip strength you should be able to twist the belt about 90 degress. If you're a huge guy with enormous grip strength, you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jim Moore
If you don't have the special tool you can simply...

If you don't have the special tool you can simply jam a big-ass screwdriver into the space between the engine and the alternator and use it as a lever to lift the alternator into place. If the belt...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,597
Posted By Jim Moore
How long has it been since the throttle cables...

How long has it been since the throttle cables were replaced? They are 36K items, or that's what I was told at a shop long ago.
Forum: Racing 08-09-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,407
Posted By Jim Moore
Top ten within a second. Maybe someone can throw...

Top ten within a second. Maybe someone can throw a motorcycle out in front of Marquez for a few laps. Keep it entertaining.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By Jim Moore
I wouldn't mind a discount for ridercoaches.

I wouldn't mind a discount for ridercoaches.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,597
Posted By Jim Moore
Are you sure it's not just a throttle cable...

Are you sure it's not just a throttle cable hanging up?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Jim Moore
You have a bad slave cylinder. The clutch fluid...

You have a bad slave cylinder. The clutch fluid has mixed with the grease in teh slave cylinder to cause the gear oil smell and the dirty-looking fluid. You need a new slave cylinder.

The clipping...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,390
Posted By Jim Moore
I don't blame the kid. He's trying to get home...

I don't blame the kid. He's trying to get home before winter sets in.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,663
Posted By Jim Moore
It's completely foreign to me also. Isorg,...

It's completely foreign to me also.

Isorg, you GOTTA send him a link to this.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,663
Posted By Jim Moore
It's not really, because chicks actually get...

It's not really, because chicks actually get pissed about that, crazy as it is. It's more like you and a bud showing up at prom in the same colored tux. You'd be like, "Cool tux! Let's get a pic!"...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,330
Posted By Jim Moore
Sure you can. Basically it's worth nothing to you...

Sure you can. Basically it's worth nothing to you now. You can't make it any worse. Buy some tools. Read some books. Ask some quesitons. Git 'er done!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,539
Posted By Jim Moore
I used to do that. " Hey, congratulations on...

I used to do that. " Hey, congratulations on passing the class, ma'am. You've made huge strides over the past two days. You may want to consider gettig some additional training before you get out on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,663
Posted By Jim Moore
"They're kinda throw-away bikes, ya...

"They're kinda throw-away bikes, ya know."
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 48,553
Posted By Jim Moore
Man, I would never get that close to the Salton...

Man, I would never get that close to the Salton Sea. That place is nasty!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 22,268
Posted By Jim Moore
Yeah, but at least you know how to spell...

Yeah, but at least you know how to spell it.:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,663
Posted By Jim Moore
Is there a forum for FJR riders? Maybe someone...

Is there a forum for FJR riders? Maybe someone could toss some bait in the water over there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32,192
Views: 7,824,322
Posted By Jim Moore
"Safety Third" is the motto of that particular...

"Safety Third" is the motto of that particular sporting event.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By Jim Moore
Yeah, that makes more sense.

Yeah, that makes more sense.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 32,192
Views: 7,824,322
Posted By Jim Moore
I'm sure that little rise has bitten a lot of...

I'm sure that little rise has bitten a lot of people in the ass.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,663
Posted By Jim Moore
Not entirely invalid.:rofl:clap You could...

Not entirely invalid.:rofl:clap

You could keep getting on his bike, then saying, "Sorry man. I gotta remember, yours is the dirty one."
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 48,553
Posted By Jim Moore
Gixxers RULE, brah!

Gixxers RULE, brah!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By Jim Moore
The cup (#4) is magnetized. It is a little...

The cup (#4) is magnetized. It is a little difficult to get it into position sonmetimes. It wants to slide to one side or the other because of the magnetization. I've heard of people glueing the cup...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By Jim Moore
Are you saying the bottom pulley came loose and...

Are you saying the bottom pulley came loose and you tightened it back up?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,846
Posted By Jim Moore
A set of RT intake tubes solved it on my 02 1150...

A set of RT intake tubes solved it on my 02 1150 GS. Some of you guys might want to give that a shot.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,539
Posted By Jim Moore
I wouldn't call it a "special technique." I'd...

I wouldn't call it a "special technique." I'd call it "one of many techniques." I don't cover the brake when I ride. I use all four fingers on the lever. It doesn't seem like a big deal to me. And...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,663
Posted By Jim Moore
I'm a little surprised that this was his first...

I'm a little surprised that this was his first sign of insanity. I would think that someone that nuts would be giving off warnings 24/7.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,539
Posted By Jim Moore
You have to picture the complete novice. The...

You have to picture the complete novice. The incompetent complete novice. With his fingers covering the brake, he is liable to grab the front brake as hard as he can at any moment. Literally any...
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