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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,934
Posted By JettPilot
Ha, When I read how you just met him, then...

Ha,

When I read how you just met him, then decided to ride to South America with him, I was wondering " How long this was going to last... " ??? Doing a trip like that would be hard with the best...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,921
Posted By JettPilot
It really does not have to be one or the other......

It really does not have to be one or the other... I would have no problem at all saying " I'm going on this trip that I have always wanted to do, its not an option, its going to happen... I will see...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,152
Posted By JettPilot
I love the small bikes !!! I recently got a 250...

I love the small bikes !!! I recently got a 250 just because I wanted something smaller and lighter than the 650's I normally ride. My wife also has a 100 that I ride more than she does :D I think...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,455
Posted By JettPilot
Oh Carp ! This is not what I ever like to...

Oh Carp !

This is not what I ever like to see in a ride report. How fast life can change, one minute you are having the best time you have ever had, looking forward to an awesome trip, and the...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By JettPilot
I have the Motoport mesh here in Miami, and it is...

I have the Motoport mesh here in Miami, and it is AWESOME !!! Even in the middle of summer, with hot temps and humidity near 100 %, it is very comfortable. I have no hesitation to put it on even...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By JettPilot
OMG !!!! Is there anything at all in your carb,...

OMG !!!! Is there anything at all in your carb, or are you just shooting fuel directly into it like a jet engine :eek1 My XR650L gets 60 MPG :D Plug looks good, and it has enough power to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,170
Posted By JettPilot
I hate it when that happens :rofl Its pretty darn...

I hate it when that happens :rofl Its pretty darn easy to do.... The engine bringing the rear wheel to a sudden stop in a turn literally pulls the bike over for you ! Trying to do a sharp U Turn is...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By JettPilot
Awesome ! I cant wait to see the pictures :) ...

Awesome ! I cant wait to see the pictures :)

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By JettPilot
CRF250L wins hands down !!! Much more modern,...

CRF250L wins hands down !!! Much more modern, and EFI is ultra important. The engine runs better, smooth throttle response, instant starts, just perfection... As far as reliability, EFI is in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,336
Posted By JettPilot
This ride report is AWESOME !!! Your writing...

This ride report is AWESOME !!! Your writing style, pictures, and adventure are just perfect. Man, I wish I could do a ride like this, but with a growing business, it is just not a possibility for a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,972
Posted By JettPilot
I am looking at the Honda CRF250L on Hondas...

I am looking at the Honda CRF250L on Hondas sites, and all over the web, and see that it is only listed at a 2014 model... Why is this ??? Is Honda going to stop making this bike, no 2015 model ??...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,462
Posted By JettPilot
You are going to have to do better if you want to...

You are going to have to do better if you want to keep riding. You crash, and hurt yourself, and you are not riding...

Mistake # 1. Taking a turn to fast: You are lucky to have lived...
Forum: Face plant 09-28-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 51,902
Posted By JettPilot
Well said !!!! I LOVE riding, and would never...

Well said !!!! I LOVE riding, and would never give it up. Anytime I see mountains, desert, interesting areas, the only thing I can think about is wanting to ride them :) I want to ride until I...
Forum: Face plant 09-27-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,833
Posted By JettPilot
Hahaha, You could not have said it...

Hahaha,

You could not have said it better. I probably should not comment on this though... For years, I rode with Jeans, Sneakers, and T- Shirt... I was very fortunate and luckily did not...
Forum: Face plant 09-27-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,271
Posted By JettPilot
First thing that happened was your just wanting...

First thing that happened was your just wanting to die... You know about the wobble, and you went 15 MPH over your wobble speed anyways ? Was it worth it ? Did you make your plane ? Wobbles don't go...
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,009
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: 3,662
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: 358,668
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: 48
Views: 8,216
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: 4,251
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: 3,879
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: 213,421
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: 213,421
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: 213,421
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: 7,494
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: 7,494
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: 286
Views: 51,902
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: 13,359
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: 13,359
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: 4,435
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: 5,356
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: 19,028
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: 19,028
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: 2,397
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: 6,732
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: 4,615
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: 1,840
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: 4,193
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: 11,128
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: 2,353
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 :)...
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