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Forum: Road warriors Today, 04:48 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Progressives will get you there on all 4 corners...

Progressives will get you there on all 4 corners for under $500.00. They're a good option if you're just looking for "better". Here's a fairly good deal on new springs.

...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
True, and the stock Bonneville seat Hella sucks...

True, and the stock Bonneville seat Hella sucks until it grows hair.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y211/kavick/Mobile%20Uploads/WIN5F201502285F181717_zps8642ce98.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Bah, no but I worked with a kid from California...

Bah, no but I worked with a kid from California for 3 years who said "hella" every time he spoke. Just another bad habit I need kick. :deal

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Went riding in some curves today, the pegs grind...

Went riding in some curves today, the pegs grind a little sooner in a tight turn. Turns that would normally have just maybe scratched the pegs are making solid contact. I'll be adding T100 length...
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 266,871
Posted By YJake
I buy most of my riding gear from Reveille these...

I buy most of my riding gear from Reveille these days.

Just received a pair of Stylmartin Legend R boots. Your sizing recommendations were spot on. I'm a size 11.5/12US normally but ordered a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9,370
Views: 1,557,025
Posted By YJake
What bike do you want today?

How about my bike with some decent weather to ride the bastard in! :cry

I can't complain too much due to my location but when I was off yesterday it was in the 40's raining and today I had to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Correct. The right side one has drop and the...

Correct.

The right side one has drop and the left does not :deal

You may need to take a hack-saw to the bolt on it though because it is longer than the stock mount but I didn't. Going to need a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Just 'cause you asked all nice like. ...

Just 'cause you asked all nice like.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y211/kavick/WIN5F201502255F222227_zps558cdadc.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,148
Posted By YJake
The bag fits perfectly on the rear of my seat and...

The bag fits perfectly on the rear of my seat and holds A LOT of junk, not to mention the bag is of solid construction :clap. If anybody else is curious, the Expedition Dry Duffel in a SMALL is all...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By YJake
I appreciate the offer, I'll send you a PM as we...

I appreciate the offer, I'll send you a PM as we get closer to May for sure :freaky

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Got the idea from TRat...

Used two Scrambler right side passenger peg clevis brackets and put them in place of the stock rider's foot peg brackets. It lowered the pegs and moved them forward about 1"+. :freakyThey do stick...
Forum: Americas 02-23-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By YJake
Pensacola to Knoxville in May?

Headed up to Knoxville, TN for a wedding in May and am planning to use this as an excuse to take my Bonneville on a road trip :freaky. I have done several 400 mile days before so 480 miles shouldn't...
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,303
Posted By YJake
You have mail. -Jake

You have mail.

-Jake
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,303
Posted By YJake
Can you still take orders for Vanson jackets in...

Can you still take orders for Vanson jackets in Octagon leather?

Looking at having a Model B made in Octagon.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By YJake
Congrats! Can't wait to see you on the...

Congrats!

Can't wait to see you on the roads around here!

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,186
Posted By YJake
Truer words are rarely so well spoken. Go...

Truer words are rarely so well spoken.

Go try things on the "Other Side" and see if you like it. I've been on an R6, Bandit 1200, Ninja 250, etc. And am now riding a Triumph Bonneville and am the...
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,148
Posted By YJake
Ordered myself a small expedition dry duffel for...

Ordered myself a small expedition dry duffel for the back of my Bonneville, can't wait to test it on a BRP trip this summer!

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,383
Posted By YJake
250 Ninja with a tank/tail bag. When I was in...

250 Ninja with a tank/tail bag. When I was in college I bought one with 6k on it for cheap and rode the piss out of that thing even long distance. You're young and can take the abuse and even at...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Now that's sharp! Just need to find me a factory...

Now that's sharp! Just need to find me a factory taco now :deal

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Damn, looking for one that relocates the key to...

Damn, looking for one that relocates the key to where those indicator lights are. The new T100 models have the turn/hi/oil/N lights built into the tach. That's the model I want mounted on my SE....
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Rider33, did you add that tach or did your bike...

Rider33, did you add that tach or did your bike come with it? The new SE models don't come with a tach in any trim and I wants one! :cry

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By YJake
Not on a C14 but I do have bikes in multiple...

Not on a C14 but I do have bikes in multiple displacements and enjoy riding them on the street :ear

Most of the rides/riders in this area seem to be dirt oriented but I'm not scared. I'm in...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By YJake
This is a must if you will be anywhere in the...

This is a must if you will be anywhere in the area.

The first time I walked in that place I was amazed. I felt like a T-Rex on Meteor day.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,051
Posted By YJake
Throw a windscreen, King/Queen seat, tank bag,...

Throw a windscreen, King/Queen seat, tank bag, and luggage rack on your Bonnie and tour on the damn thing :deal

Half the reason I bought one was to do light 2-up touring on.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By YJake
I've purchased several bikes with 20k+ miles and...

I've purchased several bikes with 20k+ miles and after a quick test ride you should be able to tell if anything feels "off". (vibes, excessive play in controls/final drive, silent valves or overly...
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 64,264
Posted By YJake
With only 1k miles on the rear Metzler of my...

With only 1k miles on the rear Metzler of my Bonneville I got to test the pump/dynaplug kit yesterday :cry

Had a self tapping screw tap its way into my rear tire sideways at an angle to where it...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
I've bought both new out of the crate. Save...

I've bought both new out of the crate. Save yourself the money and heartache of a full wiring harness replacement and engine rebuild within 8k miles. :deal

Buy a Bonneville.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
:eek1 "Shit Brake Syndrome" Has a bolt-on...

:eek1

"Shit Brake Syndrome" Has a bolt-on fix available from several vendors.

I thought the stock brakes were fine until I rode 2-up at 60mph+ and needed to stop. I thought wrong. :lol3
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
I have done the first option including the baffle...

I have done the first option including the baffle removal but I still have my O2 sensors hooked up. Those numbers seem close if not slightly optimistic.

From the DYNO runs I've seen with airbox...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Triumph TORS may be a good option for you. You...

Triumph TORS may be a good option for you. You can hear the bike on acceleration but it doesn't wake the neighborhood up while just tooling around. (You can decide how loud they are with your right...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,637
Posted By YJake
I hope so :puke2 -Jake

I hope so :puke2

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,637
Posted By YJake
500lbs. 1,100 cc 100hp ...

500lbs.

1,100 cc

100hp

$15k

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
My thoughts exactly. No need for special...

My thoughts exactly.

No need for special editions like that when one can buy a base model SE or T100 and with a couple grand build whatever they want. The aftermarket for these bikes is...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 591,023
Posted By YJake
Dale makes some good kit. I have a set of his...

Dale makes some good kit. I have a set of his touring bars on my Bandit and they work splendidly.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,318
Posted By YJake
I resemble that remark! $3k used for a...

I resemble that remark!

$3k used for a nekkid model with 100hp, 5 gal tank, valve adjust with a wrench and screw driver, touring windscreen, givi rack with 45L side cases and a top box.

...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,784
Posted By YJake
I went from an EFI Enfield 500 to a 250 Ninja....

I went from an EFI Enfield 500 to a 250 Ninja. The Ninja was twice the bike in every way possible. That Enfield went through 1 COMPLETE wiring harness, 2 rear tubes (one at 60mph :eek1), and a piston...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Good to hear! Looking for a little more sound but...

Good to hear! Looking for a little more sound but nothing that will make my old neighbors pissed at me. The dealer offered to let me order the TORS' at cost with free install/remap when I bought the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
Headed in for my first service tomorrow and...

Headed in for my first service tomorrow and having a set of TORS' installed at the dealership. 500 miles in less than a week at under 60mph and this thing has been great so far. Even hit 54mpg with...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
I see your And raise you a...

I see your



And raise you a http://www.ebay.com/itm/261747989390 .

3 days in 45 degree weather and it's almost time for my 1st service. The dealer has a set of TORS waiting for me...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,128
Posted By YJake
After months of :lobby I picked up a 2015...

After months of :lobby

I picked up a 2015 Bonneville SE yesterday :freaky

The fork lock design is stupid and requires a second key.
The ignition is in a stupid location.
The suspension makes...
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