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Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,064
Posted By Jackhole
Yep, that was the bike. It carried me through...

Yep, that was the bike. It carried me through plenty of adventures, and I'll miss it. Thanks for the little trip down memory lane with this ride.

Congrats on your SS1000, and I'm glad you and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 292,951
Posted By Jackhole
Wow

Just wow.

Oh, and Baldy, you can go ahead and close adv now. Game over, Gregor won.

:deal
Forum: Racing 01-20-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 39,942
Posted By Jackhole
:wave Friday morning

:wave Friday morning
Forum: Racing 01-19-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 39,942
Posted By Jackhole
:lol3 I'm gonna have to download some CW McCall...

:lol3 I'm gonna have to download some CW McCall just for this trip. Rabier will be so pleased. :evil

Convoy coordination might be more trouble than it's worth, but we could at least stay in...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 39,942
Posted By Jackhole
Uh, breaker one-nine, this here's the Jack Hole. ...

Uh, breaker one-nine, this here's the Jack Hole.
You got a copy on me Stage Hand? C'mon.

Yeah, 10-4, fer sure, fer sure.
We're heading clear down to Che-raw on Thursday, c'mon.

Uh, yeah,...
Forum: Racing 10-08-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,385
Posted By Jackhole
Ouch!

Looks like maybe a high-side? The bike is sliding to the left, then hooks up and falls over on it's right side. Did you get launched into the air?

Glad your on the mend, though. Good luck with...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,807
Posted By Jackhole
This report would be more effective with...

This report would be more effective with pictures. :deal Do you have external links turned on?

While viewing your gallery, go to "Customize Gallery" and make sure "External Links" is set to "Yes".
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 415,683
Posted By Jackhole
No, it isn't. It's more like rocket surgery...

No, it isn't. It's more like rocket surgery :norton. But if you care about this pig, I wouldn't keep trying to provoke the current caretakers... :uhoh
Forum: Racing 09-30-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,385
Posted By Jackhole
I'm pretty sure I saw him scooting around at...

I'm pretty sure I saw him scooting around at Rally TN this year :deal, but that doesn't make this result any less impressive.
Forum: Racing 09-30-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,385
Posted By Jackhole
Cool. Lotta stories in those results, I think. ...

Cool. Lotta stories in those results, I think. What happened to Mark on stage 1? Sucks to lose 15 minutes on the very first stage, but looks like he kept making a valiant effort. :thumb

Looks...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
Woody's did both the wheels and tires for me. ...

Woody's did both the wheels and tires for me. The rims are Excel 4.25x17 and 3.5x17 with Super Lace. The tires are Avon Distanzia SM 150/60R17 and 120/70R17. Only modification required was a...
Forum: Racing 09-29-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,385
Posted By Jackhole
Thanks. I missed all of you nut cases too. Next...

Thanks. I missed all of you nut cases too. Next time. :ricky :beer
Forum: Racing 09-29-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,385
Posted By Jackhole
Bluhduh Well, looks like you guys had a blast. I had to...

Well, looks like you guys had a blast. I had to bail at the last minute and not one of these pictures is making me feel better about it. Curses.

Does anybody at least have a pic of someone...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
Thanks. They're 40 watt HIDs, so 80 watts...

Thanks. They're 40 watt HIDs, so 80 watts together. I am only slightly concerned about the alternator output. Although I can find nothing online about the excess output, total output is 280 watts....
Forum: Racing 09-24-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,385
Posted By Jackhole
That's hot.

That's hot.
Forum: Racing 09-24-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,385
Posted By Jackhole
Hey Joe! :wave Researching and comparing...

Hey Joe! :wave

Researching and comparing lights has been confusing as hell for my small brain. Everybody gives different specs: Lumens, LUX, candlepower, candela, foot candles, illuminance,...
Forum: Racing 09-24-2008, 05:27 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,385
Posted By Jackhole
Lights?

Haven't seen many spy pictures of RallyMoto light setups here (with the notable exception of jack splash)...

I installed these Trail Tech Eclipse HIDs last night. They take a while to come up...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2008, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
Clearly. :scratch :lol3 Hey...

Clearly.

:scratch

:lol3

Hey Jack, that is a really sweet looking setup you have there. I was very tempted by the Baja Designs LED, but in the end decided it required too much...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Jackhole
I agree. I like to do my own stuff whenever I...

I agree. I like to do my own stuff whenever I can, but my metal working skills and tools are pretty limited.

A man's got to know his limitations. :1drink
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-18-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Jackhole
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Jackhole
Crikey, that's a hella skidplate! I don't think...

Crikey, that's a hella skidplate! I don't think I've seen the finished product before.

Well, there's worse things in life than having to ride your motorcycle to VT, so that may be what I have to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Jackhole
RI/MA/CT Metal Fabricator?

Anybody have a recommendation for a good frabrication shop in the greater RI area?

Looking to have some aux light mounts made, but it seems I'm always scheming to have some kind of gizmo or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
Yep, the OEM pegs seem to be made of some type of...

Yep, the OEM pegs seem to be made of some type of brittle cast material. Mine broke the same way with just a slow tip-over in some rocks. I replaced them with the TT steel relocated pegs. They are...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,558
Posted By Jackhole
Thumb Yep, that's about as good as it gets. Strong...

Yep, that's about as good as it gets. Strong work!
Forum: Racing 09-09-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By Jackhole
Almost. The Atlantic Cup RallyMoto rallies are...

Almost. The Atlantic Cup RallyMoto rallies are all on public roads, but the Sandblast "roads" are more like wide trails of deep sand winding through tall pine forests. Rally Tennessee is all...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 415,683
Posted By Jackhole
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,228
Views: 63,008
Posted By Jackhole
Oh the drama!

Came in here to check on cranky's P2D, but I had no idea that the Team Ghetto thread was so entertaining! :rofl

Anyway Aaron, congrats on your P2D finish :thumb and the new 690 :huh. Just FYI,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
I do. PM me if you're interested. Really nice...

I do. PM me if you're interested. Really nice job on the hard parts too, btw. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
Yes, I love the sound of the Akra on the...

Yes, I love the sound of the Akra on the Megamoto! But one of the tech's at the BMW shop said he heard the one on the X and thought it was too harsh and loud. He allowed that it might have been...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
Yes, that's what I thought, but my BMW dealer...

Yes, that's what I thought, but my BMW dealer says they are available now. Information is a little difficult to come by, but here's a description from the BMW G650 accessories list:


I was told...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
I think that the large TT bash plate is a...

I think that the large TT bash plate is a marginally better option than the combination of the engine guards and a smaller plate. Both options provide good protection, and I have used both options. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
You've never lobbed a "ridiculous" at me. :D ...

You've never lobbed a "ridiculous" at me. :D

I'm trying to find a Sandblast Rally spectator picture of the 4' wooden stake stuck on my bike, complete with 30' yellow caution tape streamer. The...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2008, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
Try lofting the front end and using a little...

Try lofting the front end and using a little throttle to clear those logs. Don't worry if it seems difficult at first, it's a basic trail riding skill that will come with practice. You may also...
Forum: Racing 06-03-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 17,860
Posted By Jackhole
Thanks guys. I guess the lesson is to start the...

Thanks guys. I guess the lesson is to start the day well hydrated. I drank so much during the day that I actually did burst. I couldn't possibly have taken more fluid, but it didn't seem to...
Forum: Racing 06-03-2008, 01:50 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 17,860
Posted By Jackhole
Good times

It was really great to see everyone again. I had a lot of fun hanging out for a day with this great group of riders, and going (moderately) fast on closed roads. The comradery, friendly competition...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
I think it's useful for street use, but for trail...

I think it's useful for street use, but for trail use you are better off with a large bash plate. The guard protects the side of the engine from tip-overs, but obviously provides no protection from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,152,960
Posted By Jackhole
Just get a set of 17 inch wheels. New sprockets...

Just get a set of 17 inch wheels. New sprockets to suit your need for speed. I went with 16/43 which seems to work pretty well. You may need to remove 1 or 2 chain links to allow the chain to work...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,040,769
Posted By Jackhole
Sprocket Specialists...

Sprocket Specialists (http://www.sprocketspecialists.com/) will do custom sizes, shipped in about a week, but currently the only material available is aluminum. It's not shown on the website, but if...
Forum: Racing 05-26-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 17,860
Posted By Jackhole
As great as they look with umbrellas, those guys...

As great as they look with umbrellas, those guys are even better in the pits. Pretty much the best pit ninjas ever. They made short work of what is becoming the customary remus exhaust...
Forum: Racing 05-21-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 17,860
Posted By Jackhole
Shhhh. Of course I do. I'm just trying to trick...

Shhhh. Of course I do. I'm just trying to trick the competition into riding blind. :deal

GO TEAM MAX! :D
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