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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 07:18 PM
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Posted By jgiacobbe
So, here is the me playing ignorant and poking...

So, here is the me playing ignorant and poking fun at the same time question. So when we first met you had a Suzuki GS1100. This bike sure seems similar. What is the difference besides age, FI and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Where is Eddy and what did you do to him? ...

Where is Eddy and what did you do to him?


I never thought I would ever see you buy a new bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I started watching it. Glad I used headphones....

I started watching it. Glad I used headphones. I'll watch it later but the 20 seconds or so I saw were pretty funny.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I've used my SMH5-FM once for bike to bike...

I've used my SMH5-FM once for bike to bike communications with a SMH10. It worked pretty good. I would need to look at the instruction on how to pair them again though.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I wonder how Shiny things gets an exception to...

I wonder how Shiny things gets an exception to that. Basically, I think to get punted to the basement someone has to post something so bad, the site admins wouldn't want google to index it. Kind of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Go ahead as long as you don't get us punted to...

Go ahead as long as you don't get us punted to the basement. If we don't agree or appreciate it, we will have something new to whine about at least.

Tonight's project for me, assuming amazon...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
There is a guy asking for a local inmate to check...

There is a guy asking for a local inmate to check out a bike for him.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047630

I'm sure someone here would be able to help him.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By jgiacobbe
I'm sure if you check in the Richmond VA Chatter...

I'm sure if you check in the Richmond VA Chatter thread, someone will help you. Lots of local inmates.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Makes me feel pretty bad for the guy. That price...

Makes me feel pretty bad for the guy. That price seems a bit closer to reality for a price to advertise. I wouldn't pay quite that much but it would be a good place to start haggling from.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I would be tempted to buy just to flip it. Why is...

I would be tempted to buy just to flip it. Why is it being sold so cheap with such low miles? An impulse buy isn't how I want to have the 3rd bike in the garage conversation. Someone is going to get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By jgiacobbe
I'm not short but started on a Ninja250. Loved...

I'm not short but started on a Ninja250. Loved that thing. Put about 17k on it in 16 months. Go find one. They are plentiful, cheap amd fun. I've owned 4 bikes. It is the only thing I think about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I ahree. I'll leave my hyperlites in constant...

I ahree. I'll leave my hyperlites in constant flash mode. I noticed people no longer stop 2 ft off my back tire. Do what you feel is safe without blinding anyone and I doubt anyone will care. I feel...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
Oops. I only read the text in the first link. I...

Oops. I only read the text in the first link. I didn't look at the 2nd link. It might seem obvious but it would be a brake light if it activates when the brakes are activated and is a warning light...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Big thing I notice is that my hyperlites that...

Big thing I notice is that my hyperlites that flash continuously would become illegal. Says brake lights can only be modulated for 5 seconds after application.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I'm pretty sure Rocketman is right, that one was...

I'm pretty sure Rocketman is right, that one was all you. Enjoy the warmth. You have to fo North sometime.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
You know, comments like that...... maybe...

You know, comments like that......

maybe the chair didn't just randomly collapse and throw you down the hill....


I only make comments like this because I am jealous.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
My dog growled when he saw the snow this morning....

My dog growled when he saw the snow this morning. Guess we know what he thinks of it now.:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Bring Spring if you can find it.

Bring Spring if you can find it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-21-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
One of my coworkers had the supply line to the...

One of my coworkers had the supply line to the house freeze in the yard yesterday. Guess the frost line was a little deeper than expected.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I had remembered hearing about them being a...

I had remembered hearing about them being a totally different animal, hence the idea of using the class to get exposure. I used the regular BRC to decide if I would like motorcycles back in April of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Not that I am in the market at all at this point,...

Not that I am in the market at all at this point, but I looked it up and.... no. Mostly I've had the thought for a bit that they would be cool but I am unsure if I will enjoy a rig at all. hence the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Anyone here take the Motorcycle safety center...

Anyone here take the Motorcycle safety center sidecar/trike course? If so anyone have any feedback? Thinking about signing up for the April course. March has too much yet to be firmed up travel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,984
Posted By jgiacobbe
Firstgear stuff is just rebranded warmnsafe gear....

Firstgear stuff is just rebranded warmnsafe gear. I have a jacket liner and heatroller from them and they work good. Comparable to gerbings I've heard. I have not tried their gloves. I bought their...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Congratulations to you and your wife...

Congratulations to you and your wife Dirtmonkey.:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
I need to hibernate or something. The idea of...

I need to hibernate or something. The idea of crap weather like this is killing me. I have just been doing couple hour rides every other weekend or so here in central VA, but I'm getting into...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
I took the Jetta out and drove to work. Showed up...

I took the Jetta out and drove to work. Showed up the boss who has a jeep. he said he would be in at 10. At 11 he was nowhere to be seen and had given up. This after he told us to make whatever...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
Thank you for reinforcing that. Last night I was...

Thank you for reinforcing that. Last night I was kind of wishing I still had the WR but was also thinking it was good I didn't because I would do something stupid.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,984
Posted By jgiacobbe
This.

This.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
Yes you can. Old iphones get finicky about...

Yes you can. Old iphones get finicky about getting activated though if you wipe the device and don't have an active sim card. That reminds me I have an old Sprint Galaxy S3 somewhere I could use as a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
Good point. I was wrong it is the S5 that is...

Good point. I was wrong it is the S5 that is waterproof not the S4.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Many higher end phones now have a compass,...

Many higher end phones now have a compass, accelerometer, barometer and GPS sensors built in now. Google maps has an option to download maps for offline use. I'm not sure if the navigation function...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
Nothing so bad here as elsewhere. I rescued my...

Nothing so bad here as elsewhere. I rescued my recycling bin numerous times before I just put it in the fenced back yard. Power blipped 3 or 4 times before midnight but none afterwards. Surprising...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
Is it time to start a pool on who will lose power...

Is it time to start a pool on who will lose power first from the wind?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-10-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
Didn't like to be called out for spamming I guess.

Didn't like to be called out for spamming I guess.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-10-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
There is and I could probably benefit from some...

There is and I could probably benefit from some training too. Also one of the young analyst at work just bought a used tiger from Richmond Superbike. No dirt/gravel experience that I know of. He did...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-10-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
I'm not saying anyone is doing anything...

I'm not saying anyone is doing anything fraudulent. It just seems that a lot of these are popping up and I suspect some of the businesses involved are indeed just trying to boost their business....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
So is it everyone open up dual sport riding...

So is it everyone open up dual sport riding schools season? Got spammed on FB by someone from W'burg doing several training classes out of Salem.

I mean TZ, doing the stuff in Salem, Eddy...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 32,453
Views: 1,946,315
Posted By jgiacobbe
Woot woot. Just looked at the forecast for this...

Woot woot. Just looked at the forecast for this weekend. I'm gonna do some riding. It will be great. After spending a few days in Chicago with highs in the mid teens it will feel like summer.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32,453
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Posted By jgiacobbe
+1 on using Three Chopt. Kind of a no brainer for...

+1 on using Three Chopt. Kind of a no brainer for me though since I live on it. Although Three Chopt and Gaskins get to be pretty much impassible at rush hour too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,042
Posted By jgiacobbe
You can go the KLR route and just put a strip or...

You can go the KLR route and just put a strip or two of electrical tape at the top of the visor to act as a sun shade. I did that for a bit. After laser surgery, I was told to wear sunglasses all the...
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