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Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,750
Posted By jearnshaw
I have a 2012 White model and I am loving this...

I have a 2012 White model and I am loving this bike more and more. I have only added a few things like a Zero Gravity touring windscreen and had the seat re foamed. When my chain and sprockets wear...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,789
Posted By jearnshaw
Speaking of the Blue ridge mountains...if you...

Speaking of the Blue ridge mountains...if you ever make your way down to NC I live on the Parkway and can show you some good roads to visit on.

And I am as well making my bike into a sport-tourer...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,083
Posted By jearnshaw
I am not trying to push an item because I sell a...

I am not trying to push an item because I sell a ton of these at the motorcycle shop I work at but I have heard nothing but good reviews about these and they pack down pretty tight to carry in a bag....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,083
Posted By jearnshaw
I normally grab my rain gear and just slow down a...

I normally grab my rain gear and just slow down a bit....:evil
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,495
Posted By jearnshaw
Hopefully within a few weeks I will be ordering...

Hopefully within a few weeks I will be ordering this helmet... from one review I have read it states the GT Air has places for in helmet speakers, can somebody comment on that.

Also for wearing...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By jearnshaw
Somehow I re posted twice on this thread... ...

Somehow I re posted twice on this thread...

But I will be mostly commuting on my bike with the occasional trip tossed in there and I ride a FZ6R so the only offroad I will see is a dirt road.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By jearnshaw
What would you think of Bates boots?

I am used to Bates from my time in the Navy and I am in the market for a motorcycle boot and came across this on Ebay
...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By jearnshaw
What would you thinks of Bates boots?

I am used to Bates from my time in the Navy and I am in the market for a motorcycle boot and came across this on Ebay
...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,495
Posted By jearnshaw
Shoei GT Air?

Well I stopped at a store today to try on a Shoei Qwest before I order one...while there the salesman did a awesome job describing the differences in the Shoei lineup. He did have great things to say...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,776
Posted By jearnshaw
I am past the noob stage and somewhere in between...

I am past the noob stage and somewhere in between knowing what I am doing, having only owning two different bikes I have noticed a huge difference in how to manage them through a turn. But I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,998
Posted By jearnshaw
I am glad I am not the only one that has...

I am glad I am not the only one that has thought....

But for my superstition I always put my left boot or shoe on first.
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,789
Posted By jearnshaw
I myself just purchased a leftover 2012 FZ6R...

I myself just purchased a leftover 2012 FZ6R about a month ago and since then I have put about 2000 miles on her and I still love riding it....

I do agree the stock seat does need some attention,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,812
Posted By jearnshaw
As manager in a Retail Auto Parts store I still...

As manager in a Retail Auto Parts store I still cannot believe some of the stuff the customers have us do....for example we sell auto parts...but some customers will give us such a rude attitude for...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,430,305
Posted By jearnshaw
I think I fell in love with a picture of a...

I think I fell in love with a picture of a Aprilla Tuono V4.... I will take one in black!
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By jearnshaw
Oops did not mean to stir up old news. Just...

Oops did not mean to stir up old news. Just excited to read something that backs me up when I say my fz6r is more comfortable then my honda shadow was.
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By jearnshaw
A good reading when it comes to "Sport Touring"

I think I might be able to post this here.... but I found a good reading on proper riding position on a "Sport Tour er"
...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By jearnshaw
Lol yes after I first posted my question...

Lol yes after I first posted my question yesterday morning I checked out Ebay and found those deals and could not resist and ordered a red medium Zodiac.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 415,468
Posted By jearnshaw
I would love to have one pair do all boots but...

I would love to have one pair do all boots but for being a manager at a auto parts store there is good chance of corrosive chemicals being dropped on my boots(in the past 7 seven years I gave up...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By jearnshaw
Anybody using the BMG Zodiac Jacket?

I am in the market for a decent summer jacket and I do have the BMG Discovery and it has been a great winter jacket. I have tried on cheap jacket's in the 100 dollar range at the shop's close to me...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,424
Posted By jearnshaw
Thanks everybody... I will be using this as a...

Thanks everybody... I will be using this as a sport-tourer.

Need to keep putting miles on before Friday so I went on a 70 mile trip this afternoon... think I might need some handle bar...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,424
Posted By jearnshaw
Well my first ride home after work...and all I...

Well my first ride home after work...and all I can say is wow just wow. My commute to work consist of a lot of twist and turns and on the Honda the fastest I would go was 60 without scrapping the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,424
Posted By jearnshaw
In terms of breaking it in the dealership told me...

In terms of breaking it in the dealership told me to get at least 300 are more miles on it before Friday so they can do the first oil change for me and check the bike before I leave for Baltimore.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,424
Posted By jearnshaw
Would had pictures yesterday but it was still in...

Would had pictures yesterday but it was still in the crate....

My family is giving me slack over it because to them it is a "crouch rocket". I gave up after an hour trying trying to explain the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,424
Posted By jearnshaw
Just bought a Yamaha FZ6R....

Well after having my Shadow for 6 months and seeing I am not really into cruisers.... so I traded in for a leftover 2012 White Fz6r.

The bike still has to be put together so I will be picking it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,310
Posted By jearnshaw
Speaking of selling on a image... look at the new...

Speaking of selling on a image... look at the new Honda NC700x. It looks like an adventure bike for sure but even to my untrained eyes I can see that bike would fall apart if somebody would try to do...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,706
Posted By jearnshaw
Well close to 6 months and 3k miles later I am...

Well close to 6 months and 3k miles later I am starting to get a little bored of the Shadow.

That and there a few tiny things that I don't like...brakes could be a little better well at least a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,455
Posted By jearnshaw
I have just read the rules for posting and if I...

I have just read the rules for posting and if I have broken a rule please feel free to delete my post....
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By jearnshaw
I hear ya my Shadow has the same problem and if I...

I hear ya my Shadow has the same problem and if I keep her I am looking into Progressive springs.

From what I have read it supposed to help a lot.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,310
Posted By jearnshaw
I can only imagine what people in my area are...

I can only imagine what people in my area are calling me... I really don't care what they think but I am sure it is funny.

I am riding a Blue/Silver Honda Shadow dressed with chrome while wearing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,455
Posted By jearnshaw
Rider Down....

A gentleman I graduated with from high school had a car turn out in front of him yesterday and sadly he did not turn out well with for him...
...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,423
Posted By jearnshaw
Another vote for the British Motorcycle Gear...

Another vote for the British Motorcycle Gear "Discovery" jacket....

I own one and commute daily on my bike...and I live in the mountains of NC and have no windshield on my Shadow. The coldest I...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By jearnshaw
Thanks everybody for the links...

Thanks everybody for the links...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By jearnshaw
Might have to look into that. The rubber coated...

Might have to look into that. The rubber coated ones might work to keep them up on the fork.

And for looks they look a lot better then the muffler clamps I was holding at work.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,161
Posted By jearnshaw
Also look into Smartwool socks as well. My...

Also look into Smartwool socks as well.

My Gortex military boots with the Smartwool socks have kept my feet warm into the high 20s.
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By jearnshaw
Driving light fork clamps?

I have been searching for a few hours and I cannot seem to find a fork clamp for my Shadow.

I have 2 spots that will work on my bike.

The very lowest part will around my axle and that part is...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 167,877
Posted By jearnshaw
Think I bought the wrong bike... I have searching...

Think I bought the wrong bike... I have searching the past two weeks on a decent set of LED lights for my Honda Shadow.
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,890
Posted By jearnshaw
I love the Softail Slim...before I purchased my...

I love the Softail Slim...before I purchased my Honda Shadow I was looking hard at one of these, but the wife didn't really agree on spending an extra 10 grand on a bike.
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By jearnshaw
No Powerlet offers a complete kit that includes...

No Powerlet offers a complete kit that includes all the wiring and the controller for the gloves.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By jearnshaw
For temps above 50 I have a pair of cheap deer...

For temps above 50 I have a pair of cheap deer skin insulated roper style gloves.

Got to really test them tonight, left work and temps where around 34 and I have 20 miles to get home and I set...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By jearnshaw
Lol, I just told the wife I had to "test" the...

Lol, I just told the wife I had to "test" the liners and did a quick spin to the gas station to top off and when I fished I plugged the controller back and turned it on and it automatically turns on...
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