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Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,057,072
Posted By Jaynen
Dealer here in Escondido had a DCT and a non DCT...

Dealer here in Escondido had a DCT and a non DCT sitting there side by side
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 253,468
Posted By Jaynen
Sad truth if I buy one it will see freeway...

Sad truth if I buy one it will see freeway mostly. So the softer suspenders would be better as long as it makes that glorious noise
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 253,468
Posted By Jaynen
So that review linked about. It has the sound...

So that review linked about. It has the sound that makes me lust for a Triumph like nothing else but he talks a lot about the harshness of the suspension.

If I get a bike its going to see a lot of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
Well after watching and hearing this video ...

Well after watching and hearing this video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYU-p1DuKOU

I really wanted a tiger 1050 with a Remus Powercone
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
I used to ride my WR250R on the highway just...

I used to ride my WR250R on the highway just under 30 miles each way. The only real issue with it was it didn't have much power between 70 and 80. It cruised at 70 fine
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
I don't need 900cc power, I just like the idea of...

I don't need 900cc power, I just like the idea of a "grown up" supermoto that is a little more touring friendly
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
I used to drool over the street triples like...

I used to drool over the street triples like crazy. Sexy bikes
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
What I used to do was keep 5 gallons in the...

What I used to do was keep 5 gallons in the garage or fill up the rotopax on the WR250R as well so I could top off and only make a couple actual gas station stops.

I like the light weight of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
Commute would be 50 miles one way

Commute would be 50 miles one way
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
I think the WR250R is actually a better highway...

I think the WR250R is actually a better highway bike than the DRZ400. Just the engine and gearing the little 250 was fine for longer distances it just didn't have the power really to hit 80 which was...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
Good suggestions. Never been super fond of the...

Good suggestions. Never been super fond of the styling of the Versys but it is definitely a solid bike. DRZ400 is a good suggestion also. As are the other 650ish dual sports.

The versys and multi...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
Hmm I did look at Uly's once before but have...

Hmm I did look at Uly's once before but have never ridden one
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jaynen
Bargain bike shoppers equivalent to an SMT

I might be getting a bike for commuting again. The commute itself will be highway but I had so much fun on my little WR250R minus wishing it had some more power.

So a slightly bigger supermoto...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9,887
Views: 1,520,274
Posted By Jaynen
how many miles you get out of a tank? what is the...

how many miles you get out of a tank? what is the weight like on the 950 sumo? Supermoto is about the most fun bike possible but mine was much smaller (WR250R)
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,171
Posted By Jaynen
The WR250R shown above got 55mpg with the faring...

The WR250R shown above got 55mpg with the faring and knobbie dirt tires at 70mph.

I don't need to do 80 but I need to be able to cruise at 70-75 and be able to safely do 80 when necessary
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,171
Posted By Jaynen
Thanks for all the info guys. To clarify the...

Thanks for all the info guys.

To clarify the commute is 45 minutes without traffic.

Being that the commute is to orange county depending on work hours it might be much worse than that because I...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,171
Posted By Jaynen
Scooter for highway commuting?

Might be getting a job with a 45 minute with no traffic highway commute. I used to ride to work sometimes before with my WR250R and then an Aprilia Futura. This is southern california freeway...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,492
Posted By Jaynen
I looked into a blackbird before I stumbled onto...

I looked into a blackbird before I stumbled onto the deal I did on my futura. Bar risers are common mods, as are windscreen and even footpegs. I believe you can either buy a footpeg lowering kit or...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,851
Posted By Jaynen
Interesting history on my new to me bike which...

Interesting history on my new to me bike which sounds similar

in this case tho the original owner just decided to take the money, bike was totaled for purely cosmetic reasons. Second owner buys it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jaynen
I am skinny, 170 or so cant imagine that I need...

I am skinny, 170 or so cant imagine that I need stiffer springs
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jaynen
Hit a square edged speed bump at 20-25 while...

Hit a square edged speed bump at 20-25 while sitting on the saddle on a sport style bike and you might have something pretty close
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jaynen
The only comment I made about suspension was in...

The only comment I made about suspension was in relation to the comparison between a sport touring bike and a supermoto/dual sport which obviously have 8-10 inches of travel vs like 3 is a big...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jaynen
These were the pants ...

These were the pants
http://www.revzilla.com/product/alpinestars-air-flo-textile-pants

Here is my photobucket album with pics
http://s207.photobucket.com/albums/bb57/jaynen00/

Here are the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jaynen
Not looking for sympathy I have been riding...

Not looking for sympathy

I have been riding 3 years on the street about 15,000 miles or so a lot of commuting and urban riding more so than back roads

Prior to that I have been riding dirt for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jaynen
Yup Deluz road just past where it meets itself...

Yup Deluz road just past where it meets itself next to the 1 room school house. Was my first time out that way just an easy ride to get a feel for the new to me bike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,213
Posted By Jaynen
First crash on the street now what?

Laid down my new to me sport touring bike yesterday. Been down a few times in the dirt but this is the first time on the street. Was very lucky and my knees are just a little banged up and the bike...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,563
Posted By Jaynen
I am going to head out to help with the foot...

I am going to head out to help with the foot patrol. The bikes will be good for covering a lot of ground but easy to miss smaller details.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
Awesome thanks.

Awesome thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
Has anyone tried the Rox elite anti vibe risers...

Has anyone tried the Rox elite anti vibe risers on our bike? Are they too tall? I ordered some the 2" but dmulk was telling me he thinks thats going to be too much. Need to know if I should try to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
I've done about 3000 miles on moto-z tractionator...

I've done about 3000 miles on moto-z tractionator H/T non DOT tires including 70+mph freeway still got some tread left too :P

However I will be going with the Pirelli MT-43 next, guys are getting...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
I think you'd be better off finding something...

I think you'd be better off finding something that was a dirt bike and got plated used. I've seen some TTR-125's plated and some smaller 250Fs also plated here in california or even the CRF-230F if...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
Dan you were doing 70 with 12/46? that is...

Dan you were doing 70 with 12/46? that is equivalent to like 13/49 isn't it?

P.S. Rocky Gap Road is AWESOME
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Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
That Red Bull french Trials guy, Dupont or...

That Red Bull french Trials guy, Dupont or something he's pretty crazy too riding all sorts of urban areas
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
Back from Primm. Decided to only ride the first...

Back from Primm. Decided to only ride the first day but man oh man was that an amazing track Crawdaddy had planned. My camera battery died just before breakfast so no pics of the best part but I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
Thanks to a local fellow WRR rider I am going to...

Thanks to a local fellow WRR rider I am going to be borrowing his seal guard for this trip. I think even though I have the one on order I may look at it and see about ordering some of that stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
funny you mention that I was thinking of how in...

funny you mention that I was thinking of how in my RC rock crawler days some guys were making their own chassis out of cutting those cutting boards up.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
I am sure I will figure something out, I just...

I am sure I will figure something out, I just wish I had known about the issue happening on my bike sooner
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
what is UHMW? where do I find some?

what is UHMW? where do I find some?
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
Yeah I was thinking of if I could find something...

Yeah I was thinking of if I could find something plastic or whatnot but flexible that I could tape around the end of the swingarm, taping it far enough down it shouldnt be rubbed off?

Trailtrick...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 44,854
Views: 8,684,903
Posted By Jaynen
So last minute advice needed I leave...

So last minute advice needed

I leave tomorrow for a big dual sport ride in Primm Nevada with Crawdaddy and crew, 140ish miles each day for 2 days

I have the swingarm problem, my guard is eaten...
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