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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 11:21 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Size of the tire iron doesn't make a difference....

Size of the tire iron doesn't make a difference. If you are forcing, then you don't have the opposite side of the bead in the narrow part of the rim. I don't know Eppa myself but I know many of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2014, 03:45 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
That would be Guy or Eppa. It isn't easy to...

That would be Guy or Eppa. It isn't easy to change them. A lot of it is technique. If you don't have it down, t is pretty darn hard.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I don't think some of these people have any idea...

I don't think some of these people have any idea how vicious Japanese Chin can be. This guy regular manages to guard any furniture we want to use while he is asleep.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I believe you should be fine.

I believe you should be fine.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 07:03 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I have a 4 yr old RC onesie. I've worn it in...

I have a 4 yr old RC onesie. I've worn it in those temps but it really depends on the type of riding. Urban commuting with stop and go sucks. Pleasure riding to the mountains is fine. When it gets...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 10:43 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I've managed to keep myself from coming right out...

I've managed to keep myself from coming right out and saying it, but re-evaluate your last statement with a NSFW mindset.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 07:07 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I was trying not to scare him. I've heard...

I was trying not to scare him.

I've heard that women don't really remember the full pain of child birth and it is this that allows them to go ahead and have subsequent children. I think for me,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 02:05 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Some of the hardest for me ever tire changes were...

Some of the hardest for me ever tire changes were on the WR. I decided I don't like tubes. Make sure you have something to lube the beads of the tire. I've used turtle wax tire shine applied with by...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Well we've proven BR has a great sense of humor. ...

Well we've proven BR has a great sense of humor.

BR, You'll catch on to working on the bike soon enough. They are both a little easier and a little harder than working on cars. Everything is a bit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Don't worry I remember. But last time he came by,...

Don't worry I remember. But last time he came by, he was in a little Toyota or Honda sedan. I was looking for the Porsche to pull up though.

So by your logic, he needs a vintage KLR?:huh:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 11:39 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I cannot believe you guys are pitching buying old...

I cannot believe you guys are pitching buying old bikes to the guy who cannot afford to buy a skid plate for his WR, and who is just learning to get through the challenge of changing his own tires....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 30,306
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I think it is an adventure bike thing to have...

I think it is an adventure bike thing to have "weak" brakes. It is so we don't lock up too easy on dirt or some horse crap. I think it is really just that they cheaped out on the brakes. When I ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,222
Posted By jgiacobbe
New...

New taghttp://i330.photobucket.com/albums/l425/jdgiacobbe/commuter%20tag/IMG_20140825_192528.jpg (http://s330.photobucket.com/user/jdgiacobbe/media/commuter%20tag/IMG_20140825_192528.jpg.html)
Have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 143
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Posted By jgiacobbe
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
My weekend

Thursday night I got the VFR ready. New oil, new rear brake pads and wired up a power cord for my GPS. I was ready for my 3 day weekend.

Friday morning - up at a decent hour to take wife to her...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I know this is wrong, but my first thought was...

I know this is wrong, but my first thought was that it was Higworld in this photo.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Just get a piece of foam or something and sit on...

Just get a piece of foam or something and sit on the ground. It is a shorter fall. Something tells me with your history, you will work your way up to the Kermit chair and break one of those too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I bought the Wifi backpack for my Hero2 and use...

I bought the Wifi backpack for my Hero2 and use the app on my android phone. Tried it with my work iPhone and it worked fine there too. Doesn't make me wish I had bought the LCD backpack at all. Only...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2014, 08:51 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Don't do it. Take the DR. You'll have plenty of...

Don't do it. Take the DR. You'll have plenty of fun on the twisties on the Versys soon enough. I have several 3 day weekends coming up and the VFR is no longer a vomit color.

Besides, with that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Jeff, take pictures. For the moment I am...

Jeff, take pictures. For the moment I am sidelined.

Who gets bronchitis in August? Me apparently. Felt like crap all weekend. Wasn't helped by pulling an all nighter for work on Friday. Actually...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,222
Posted By jgiacobbe
It wasn't embedded but the link opened up and...

It wasn't embedded but the link opened up and played for me from the browser on my phone.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,222
Posted By jgiacobbe
It isn't dead just a busy week. I'd say you...

It isn't dead just a busy week.

I'd say you got it even though the vid was pretty dark.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30,306
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I'm a maybe. I don't plan anywhere near that far...

I'm a maybe. I don't plan anywhere near that far in advance.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30,306
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Posted By jgiacobbe
It might. What year is it? The ad doesn't say....

It might. What year is it? The ad doesn't say. Only thing is to inspect the condition of all the rubber bits to make sure they have not rotted and take a look at the fluids hoping they are not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 06:50 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
No idea. I'm not the one to ask. I've only pulled...

No idea. I'm not the one to ask. I've only pulled two wheelies on the Vstrom and only one on the Wr250r. None on the little ninja and none on the VFR. I'm just no good at wheelies.

A YouTube...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 06:36 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Dad still has his. I had one for 19 months and...

Dad still has his. I had one for 19 months and put about 16,000 miles on it without commuting. They are very fun. Basically think about how fun it would be to ride around on a street bike pinning the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Been lucky that I've only had that issue at home....

Been lucky that I've only had that issue at home. I have had to help Mickey though.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 01:39 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Dad had the same issue with his Ninja. I think he...

Dad had the same issue with his Ninja. I think he may of ended up doing the Pinesol soak and then still had to open them up to get at one of the pilots. Now he just turns off the petcock when he is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 10:28 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Screw the medkit, I'm all for having him bring...

Screw the medkit, I'm all for having him bring his RV if it will be that cold.:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30,306
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Posted By jgiacobbe
The red part is your problem. You should of kept...

The red part is your problem. You should of kept sanding with finer and finer sand paper before painting. At least 1000 would be a minimum for getting anything close to decent paint.

I may do the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30,306
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Don't count me for the PMS 500. If I...

Don't count me for the PMS 500. If I participated, it would just be camping and then street riding in the area during the day.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I think I see what the problem is. You tried...

I think I see what the problem is. You tried giving a crap about what it looked like. I'm telling you valspar plastic paint in the spray can is good stuff. What grit of sandpaper did you try using?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 09:23 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Thought the shore was a little familiar looking....

Thought the shore was a little familiar looking. Dads boat is in a slip on the western side of that little inlet at salt ponds.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 12:40 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Where did you sail out of? I forgot that hunters...

Where did you sail out of? I forgot that hunters are a little short of teak. It has been a few years(20) since we used to hang out with the Beneteau dealer in Deltaville.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,222
Posted By jgiacobbe
Darn it. I don't like riding my bike to work. Why...

Darn it. I don't like riding my bike to work. Why did you tag the building I work in? I don't like riding to work because the parking deck gates won't open and it also makes riding feel like work.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,222
Posted By jgiacobbe
I don't worry about getting bruced. It is just...

I don't worry about getting bruced. It is just part of the game. I almost never post tags from my phone. Last week I went to crumps store on Saturday and didn't bother to post because I didn't want...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,222
Posted By jgiacobbe
Tuckahoe plantation off River...

Tuckahoe plantation off River Rd.http://i330.photobucket.com/albums/l425/jdgiacobbe/commuter%20tag/IMG_20140809_180645.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-08-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30,306
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I know I've come across a couple camp sites near...

I know I've come across a couple camp sites near their with fire rings. Most look like full road turn offs that dead end in campsites with wide turnarounds, so I wouldn't be surprised to see them...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-08-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30,306
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Careful with what you put up here. That was a...

Careful with what you put up here. That was a close one, almost had a visual. And it wouldn't of been beautiful.
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