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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 27,476
Posted By J_White
I'm surprised he knew it was German... Twice...

I'm surprised he knew it was German...

Twice in the last few years, in friendly conversations with
Harley riders along the way, found out that they thought the
"B" in BMW stood for "British"
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,403
Posted By J_White
Have had TERRIBLE luck letting anyone ride a mc,...

Have had TERRIBLE luck letting anyone ride a mc, always...
so I don't anymore.

One I can laugh about, let a co-worker try my XT600 once.
He revved the motor to what sounded like 4 or 5,000 rpms,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,615
Posted By J_White
Buzzard, yep was a pretty good sized one!

Buzzard, yep was a pretty good sized one!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,615
Posted By J_White
Popped over a hill running 60ish, surprised this...

Popped over a hill running 60ish, surprised this fellow on side of the road.
All I had time to do was brace and duck...
Hit left fork tube, then somehow rolled up and caught left mirror, spinning...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,592
Posted By J_White
police, fire, and ambulances shouldn't have those...

police, fire, and ambulances shouldn't have those intense flashing lights on them, either.
.[/QUOTE]

Well, since that's been brought up...
The state troopers' cars here now, blindingly bright...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,565
Posted By J_White
Glad you are liking them. I posted last week...

Glad you are liking them. I posted last week about my experiences with them. Did not like them at first, but they are starting to grow on me. About 1,000 miles on them now. Nothing wrong with the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,063
Posted By J_White
yah, well.... BITE ME

yah, well.... BITE ME
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,063
Posted By J_White
I've been "back" riding about 2 1/2 years now,...

I've been "back" riding about 2 1/2 years now, been lucky with the cops,
though I've certainly deserved their attention...

Got a "woop-woop" on the siren other day going home, was watching
a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 56,417
Posted By J_White
Sounds like an excellent idea there. I crashed n...

Sounds like an excellent idea there. I crashed n burned in my younger days
while in the AF, so did a couple of buddies... rank amateur riders we were,
jumping astraddle of stuff like GS1150 and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By J_White
Looks like that's what I have, non-trail rear. ...

Looks like that's what I have, non-trail rear. Did not realize there were
two different ones when I ordered. Crap

Hope the handling grows on me. I loved the Anakee 2's from day one till the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By J_White
Well right or wrong, this is what I have: ...

Well right or wrong, this is what I have:
http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff139/crappienut/1E620074.jpg
To be honest, I did not look at them all that close when they came in,
then months later...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By J_White
Hmmm. Well, thanks, that's the kind of feedback...

Hmmm. Well, thanks, that's the kind of feedback I was interested in.
Would like to hear from some more folks though.

Possibly part of the problem, I ordered these when I believe they were
first...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By J_White
PR 3's on a GSA, funky handling?

Finally got around to mounting the set I've had sitting in my office for
nearly a year... Have previously mounted and worn slap out
two sets of tires since I've had this bike, '06 GS with "A"...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,262
Posted By J_White
Yep! I just pulled off a set of H rated A2's,...

Yep! I just pulled off a set of H rated A2's, 12,300 miles...
Still a little bit of tread left above the wear bars on back, but the
front was shot, cupped out like heck. Loved them all but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By J_White
Question wet bike, erratic idle?

'06 R1200 GS, have owned it a couple years now, have put about 25,000
miles on it, currently sitting at 53,000.

I am not much on washing a bike, but twice I have had this happen -
once shortly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,915
Posted By J_White
Went to my first a couple years ago, been to a...

Went to my first a couple years ago, been to a half-dozen or so since...

Not sure if I'll attend any more. My major gripe? They schedule the meals,
doorprize drawings, etc. out so that you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By J_White
Previous owner had put Marathon 880's on my '06,...

Previous owner had put Marathon 880's on my '06, thought they were
bias but not sure. Anyhow, they were 2/3 worn out (unsure of miles)
and I didn't like the ride - stiff. Went through a set of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By J_White
Not sure how the Micatechs mount, but here is...

Not sure how the Micatechs mount, but here is mine with old double-loop
Jesse mounts... a couple of minutes with a pair of side-cutters....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,492
Posted By J_White
I've gotten to where I'd as soon stay home if I...

I've gotten to where I'd as soon stay home if I can't go on
the bike... will drive the truck a few days in the winter if there is ice
on the road. Suit up and leave home for work in the rain,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,402
Posted By J_White
I swapped my '06 over, not a minute of regret. ...

I swapped my '06 over, not a minute of regret. Yes, I'd buy a new
one if it were offered.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By J_White
My totally un-scientific, seat of the pants...

My totally un-scientific, seat of the pants experience with my '06,
my first Boxer...

15-50 Mobil 1, it sounded like a pea thresher on a hot MS summer day,
something inside knocking like it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,592
Posted By J_White
NM, not the place for that.

NM, not the place for that.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By J_White
Got a set of PR 3's ready to go on mine soon as I...

Got a set of PR 3's ready to go on mine soon as I finish wearing out
the Anakee 2's on it now. Had Conti road attacks before them. Got
10,300 out of the ra's. The Anakees are looking to be gone...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,388
Posted By J_White
Ok, thanks. That 'splains that. On the lube,...

Ok, thanks. That 'splains that. On the lube, last time (the only time)
I used a real thick mix of dish soap and just a little water, seemed to
work pretty good. Slick enough the first bead just...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,388
Posted By J_White
Michelin tires, mounting question?

I'm new to mounting/balancing my own tires, I'm looking for a paint dot
or such that is supposed to be oriented when mounting the tire...

Last set I did (anakee 2's) I could find no dot, only a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,613
Posted By J_White
Don't usually call it anything, less somethings...

Don't usually call it anything, less somethings leaking/broke on it -
then what I call it ain't fit to print, least in GSpot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,019
Posted By J_White
I try to stay off the interstates esp. in higher...

I try to stay off the interstates esp. in higher traffic times because of this. Most of the time it's just mildly unpleasant, has only reached pucker status a couple times. As bad as a normal semi...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,040,352
Posted By J_White
Nearly threatened me outta $500 bucks last time...

Nearly threatened me outta $500 bucks last time my FD started puking
oil :D I came back to my senses about a day short of riding over to
put down the deposit - something about buying a bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,219
Posted By J_White
I was in a similar situation, back on a mc after...

I was in a similar situation, back on a mc after many years not owning one. Went with an 06 12GS. Thoughts: I'd want ABS were it me.
Mine has it, and has lent a lot of peace of mind to my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,968
Posted By J_White
You need a riding buddy with a "hogster" :D Be...

You need a riding buddy with a "hogster" :D Be courteous and let them
lead.

I've been on late evening trips close to the river, riding behind several
big baggers - I get a few bugs bringing up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,249
Posted By J_White
I play chicken with a particularly large bird dog...

I play chicken with a particularly large bird dog on the way to and from work. He comes running across a large grassy field, downhill. About gave me heart failure first couple of times. Now I expect...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,409
Posted By J_White
knee high folding metal "men working" sign. Not...

knee high folding metal "men working" sign. Not so big after I knocked it
flat, but made a helluva racket going under the bike. Years ago, bought
lesson about not following too fast/too close to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,181
Posted By J_White
I've been reading all the rumors for years now...

I've been reading all the rumors for years now about this
coming to pass - seeing it that far along leaves me with sort of a weird
mix of feelings. I want one, would love more power. But have a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 52,644
Posted By J_White
[QUOTE=richarddacat;16713703]I love ratbike...

[QUOTE=richarddacat;16713703]I love ratbike Goldwings :thumb


Damn! Me too, and I didn't know it till I saw those pictures.
Filed back in the "I gotta do that someday" folder.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,280
Posted By J_White
I paid for the right to whine about my whining...

I paid for the right to whine about my whining :lol3

Hate hearing it rolling back outta the garage in the morning,
almost dropped the bike a few times and realized I was not feathering
the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,596
Posted By J_White
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=657125...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=657125

Only gripe I have with it is tank range - 4.5 gal total and I'm only
getting 33-35 mpg so far. But I am twisting it's tail every time I ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,036
Posted By J_White
sorry to thread-jack - but has anyone used the...

sorry to thread-jack - but has anyone used the optional rider backrest
they offer? I have some lower back pains after a couple hours in the
saddle, and have gotten some relief when I've had a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,443
Posted By J_White
Doesn't make it right to hog, dislike 'em too -...

Doesn't make it right to hog, dislike 'em too - but around here a lot of
drivers stay in the left lane 'cause it's so much smoother. Seems like 90
percent of the potholes, humps, bumps are in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 372,186
Posted By J_White
Awhile back I'm waiting at a red light, it's a...

Awhile back I'm waiting at a red light, it's a pretty steep uphill grade to
the light. I'm third one back. First vehicle is a jacked up 4wd truck with
a drop hitch, trailer ball sticking out a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By J_White
We ARE the new Harley :lol3 JK ...

We ARE the new Harley :lol3 JK

Interesting... I've been riding mine with a seep from what I thought was
the rear main for awhile now - have got parts in hand to fix, but putting
off breaking...
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