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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,743
Posted By jersey jim
I don't understand people like that and I've been...

I don't understand people like that and I've been riding HD's and other cruisers for a couple decades. I hate riding in or around big ass groups of people, too many of them are idiots and can't ride...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,327
Posted By jersey jim
Jeez, why so much angst all the time on the HD...

Jeez, why so much angst all the time on the HD subject? Ride what makes you feel good.

Yeah, some HD riders are dicks, but so are some riders on other brands.
And there are a lot of Harleys on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,626
Posted By jersey jim
I would be lucky to get $3 grand for my 2003...

I would be lucky to get $3 grand for my 2003 Warrior with about 29k miles when you can easily find them for about $4 grand with less than 10k miles.
It's technically for sale, I guess, but I really...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,777
Posted By jersey jim
Wow, no insurance at all is required? I'd at...

Wow, no insurance at all is required? I'd at least have a decent liability policy.
Hell, I still have full coverage on my 2003 Warrior, it's so damn cheap at this point. I do plan to drop the full...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By jersey jim
The Vstar 950 looks to be right up your alley. ...

The Vstar 950 looks to be right up your alley.

New US list price is only $8690.

edit: Doesn't look like it has ABS, though.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,151
Posted By jersey jim
I'd agree with all that...except I found the...

I'd agree with all that...except I found the controls to be not forward enough and added a kit to move them forward. But I'm 6'2".

They have modern radial tires, belt drive, 4 valves per cylinder...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,025
Posted By jersey jim
I don't know about soul, but some of my Japanese...

I don't know about soul, but some of my Japanese bikes certainly have had character. My Warrior, my old V-Max....the 900 Ninja is the only inline four I've owned with character, loved that thing....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,904
Posted By jersey jim
That's the problem with anti-depressants, they...

That's the problem with anti-depressants, they level everything emotionally. Sure, it can help with the crippling lows, but in my experience they also level off the highs of life. Talk to your...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,576
Posted By jersey jim
That's what I thought. Sad and unnecessary.

That's what I thought. Sad and unnecessary.
Forum: Racing 07-30-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 136,721
Posted By jersey jim
This. :deal He makes the sport more interesting....

This. :deal He makes the sport more interesting. And he sure can drive.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 136,721
Posted By jersey jim
That's just cruel.

That's just cruel.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,665
Posted By jersey jim
Why do so many seem to think that everybody...

Why do so many seem to think that everybody should like what they like?

If everybody liked and rode the same bike it would be a boring world.

I've had three Harleys, 8 Japanese bikes and a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,758
Posted By jersey jim
They replaced it with the Raider a few years ago....

They replaced it with the Raider a few years ago.
Excellent deals to be had on used ones, though.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,758
Posted By jersey jim
They do have metal fenders.

They do have metal fenders.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,758
Posted By jersey jim
Holy thread resurrection, Batman. I still...

Holy thread resurrection, Batman.

I still have the '03 I bought new, I should be trying to sell it, I don't ride it much since I bought my Harley, but every time I do take it out for a ride I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,032
Posted By jersey jim
The USD forks on my Yamaha Warrior look just like...

The USD forks on my Yamaha Warrior look just like early R1 forks, they use the same exact brakes, you can even (except for the Warrior fender) bolt on R1 forks, but the Warrior forks have damper...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,017
Posted By jersey jim
Also, you can demo the seats that Harley offers...

Also, you can demo the seats that Harley offers (windshields too, I think). I put a few hundred miles on a demo tall boy seat this past weekend, decided to order one. That's something nobody else...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,871
Posted By jersey jim
Nice review, two mods (also looking at other...

Nice review, two mods (also looking at other shocks) I'm thinking about for my bike. I put Progressive monotubes in my forks (also did chrome lowers, bling bling baby!), and the forks feel great,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,287
Posted By jersey jim
When I first saw pictures of that color I didn't...

When I first saw pictures of that color I didn't think much of it, but they had a Street Glide in that color outside at the dealer, it really looks good in person. Especially against black accents....
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,360
Posted By jersey jim
All of the Indian stuff seems to end up in this...

All of the Indian stuff seems to end up in this thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=869361
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 86,321
Posted By jersey jim
There are plenty of seats that can give you more...

There are plenty of seats that can give you more of that low and in the bike feel on a Road King, but you'll never feel as low and in the bike as you can on a softail. You just give up a little ride...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 86,321
Posted By jersey jim
That pretty much covers it. There is another...

That pretty much covers it. There is another reason for the difference in character between the two platforms, the Road King is rubber mounted, so the engine will jump around at idle, but once you're...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,893
Posted By jersey jim
I liked my Evo, but it was in an FXR. I don't...

I liked my Evo, but it was in an FXR. I don't much care for the solid mount engines without the counterbalancers like the twin cam softails have. Had enough of that crap with my shovelhead, vibrating...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,893
Posted By jersey jim
One of my favorite bikes was my 87 FXRS, if you...

One of my favorite bikes was my 87 FXRS, if you don't hot rod them the only thing to worry about is the stock rocker boxes and base gaskets, but if you wait until the thing is warmed up nice before...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,520
Posted By jersey jim
The new bikes are damn good. Hell, my 87 FXR...

The new bikes are damn good. Hell, my 87 FXR didn't have many issues.
My shovelhead on the other hand.....but to be honest, that wasn't Harleys fault, that thing was mostly aftermarket, and a real...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,066
Posted By jersey jim
I'm partial to the GS, although I'd prefer the G...

I'm partial to the GS, although I'd prefer the G to the GL model.

I had a 77? GS750 for a summer back in the 90's, bought it for $200 with tweaked forks and stuck brake, fixed it for almost no...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 351,528
Posted By jersey jim
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 351,528
Posted By jersey jim
Stoner & Marquez riding for Repsol next year *...

Stoner & Marquez riding for Repsol next year * (you heard it here first!)
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,746
Posted By jersey jim
I'm 6'2", I feel ok on my '13 Limited, but I'm...

I'm 6'2", I feel ok on my '13 Limited, but I'm thinking of changing the seat and handlebars for a little more room, plus adding a backrest.

Nice thing is, I can't think of another brand with more...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,746
Posted By jersey jim
Yeah, I did some demo rides last year, then I...

Yeah, I did some demo rides last year, then I rented one for a week, then I bought one. Demo rides are free, my ass they are. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 398,998
Posted By jersey jim
People buy Harley's to collect, not to ride? Then...

People buy Harley's to collect, not to ride? Then why, when I am out on a road trip, is it that the majority of bikes I see also traveling are HD touring bikes?

Sure, some put no miles on them...
Forum: Racing 03-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 136,721
Posted By jersey jim
Me, I'm conflicted about this whole thing. I like...

Me, I'm conflicted about this whole thing. I like the fact that things have been shaken up, and at least for this season the status quo is out the window.

I like that the drivers have to "drive"...
Forum: Racing 03-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 136,721
Posted By jersey jim
I'm pretty sure there was a safety car after...

I'm pretty sure there was a safety car after Bottas left his tire and half a rim on the track?
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,331
Posted By jersey jim
I am suffering from a severe case of bike lift...

I am suffering from a severe case of bike lift envy. That setup is sweet.
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 45,385
Posted By jersey jim
I've been riding since 1987, except for a couple...

I've been riding since 1987, except for a couple year break about 12 years ago.

I'd sold my street bikes, bought a dirt bike and a convertible, and thought that would be fine.

Why? Well,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By jersey jim
You've got to ride what moves you, and not just...

You've got to ride what moves you, and not just your physical body in an efficient manner. Otherwise, what's the point?
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,871
Posted By jersey jim
One of the reasons I decided on Harley instead of...

One of the reasons I decided on Harley instead of the Victory Cross Country I was also very interested in. It might (hell probably will) have some sort of problem when out on the road, and I like...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,652
Posted By jersey jim
Oh my. Now that is a proper big bore Suzuki.

Oh my. Now that is a proper big bore Suzuki.
Forum: Racing 01-25-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 136,721
Posted By jersey jim
Jeez, the Ferrari looks like an anteater.

Jeez, the Ferrari looks like an anteater.
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,317
Posted By jersey jim
Two British ideas. 1st Gen Triumph Speed...

Two British ideas.

1st Gen Triumph Speed Triple. Especially if the clip-ons have been replaced with higher bars, or heli-bars. Great bikes, very solid, a bit top heavy, but the 900 triple makes a...
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