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Forum: Racing 01-22-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 34,687
Posted By jersey jim
I'm glad I have ONE friend that is also into...

I'm glad I have ONE friend that is also into MotoGP (and Formula 1) so I have somebody to talk with about it, all anybody at work ever seems to talk about is football.

Regarding the best way to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,359
Posted By jersey jim
I think you need to plan on getting into the cam...

I think you need to plan on getting into the cam chest by 30k miles to either replace the tensioners or switch to gear drive, other than that I believe that year engine should be pretty bulletproof.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,652
Posted By jersey jim
I definitely agree with that, it's a hell of a...

I definitely agree with that, it's a hell of a lot better to rent before buying than spending a shit-ton of money and discovering you hate the thing.

Me, I rented a bike for a week and fell in...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,456
Posted By jersey jim
20 years ago, this was a comfy way to travel...

20 years ago, this was a comfy way to travel (along with a trailer full of camping equipment. And tools. And spare parts) No windshield needed.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,723
Posted By jersey jim
IMO the Warrior pegs, while definitely forward,...

IMO the Warrior pegs, while definitely forward, are not too far forward. In fact, I ended up extending mine about 2" with a relocation kit. But I prefer a foot forward position, my knees lock up if...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 48,496
Posted By jersey jim
Sorry, it's all meant to be in the spirit of...

Sorry, it's all meant to be in the spirit of having fun.
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 48,496
Posted By jersey jim
From your post: "By painstakingly...

From your post:

"By painstakingly developing slavish devotion to the brand, they have simultaneously alienated a huge portion of the motorcycle-buying public. For some like me, that...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 48,496
Posted By jersey jim
Oh joy. "I don't like...

Oh joy.

"I don't like Harleys/cruisers/anything other than what I like, so nobody should like it and everybody should like what I like, and nobody could possibly have fun doing what I don't like...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 118,800
Posted By jersey jim
Well then this should really blow your mind.... ...

Well then this should really blow your mind....

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Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,611
Posted By jersey jim
I'm a fan of the Yamaha cruiser range, they seem...

I'm a fan of the Yamaha cruiser range, they seem to do the cruiser thing better than any other metric brand. I don't think you can go wrong with the Stryker if it's the one that makes you happy.

I...
Forum: Racing 11-02-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 232,390
Posted By jersey jim
I thought it was a decent race. Go Lewis! ...

I thought it was a decent race.

Go Lewis!

PS, for those having trouble finding the races when they move around, this site is your friend (for all sorts of racing):

http://www.tvracer.com/
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,209
Posted By jersey jim
Some on HDForums have installed them on bikes...

Some on HDForums have installed them on bikes with lowers and say they fit fine, which is interesting, but I'm thinking of trying these on my Limited, I've read a few good reviews, and I like them in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,483
Posted By jersey jim
Oh come on. Have you even seen either bike in...

Oh come on. Have you even seen either bike in person, never mind ridden them? No? Then how the hell do you know which is superior?
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,774
Posted By jersey jim
Fcuk the haters. I had an '87 FXRS Lowrider, it...

Fcuk the haters. I had an '87 FXRS Lowrider, it was a great bike, wish I had kept it. I sold it because I had a '70 shovelhead chopper, a V-max and a KLR too, should have sold the stupid shovelhead...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 76,015
Posted By jersey jim
ditto

ditto
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,344
Posted By jersey jim
Yep. They just feel right to me. I also like the...

Yep. They just feel right to me. I also like the way they look. They are not for everybody, and that's fine too. But there are bikes that are not for me and I don't spend my time hating on those who...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,858
Posted By jersey jim
Why buy a big touring bike instead of a...

Why buy a big touring bike instead of a convertible?

Cars don't lean the right way in corners. Duh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 447,982
Posted By jersey jim
Ok, fair enough, I didn't appreciate the pink...

Ok, fair enough, I didn't appreciate the pink Ruckus factor at first, I was just thinking about ordinary bikes. That might get a bit of a reaction, I would hope that most of it would be in jest,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,682
Posted By jersey jim
Never tried any of the stability or traction...

Never tried any of the stability or traction stuff on a bike.

I have mixed feelings about ABS, I'm pretty sure it saved my ass when I came around a bend too fast on wet pavement and there was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 447,982
Posted By jersey jim
I have a hard time believing this "The Harley...

I have a hard time believing this "The Harley guys are always taunting me" stuff. I've ridden all kinds of bikes to all kinds of places and I've never had anybody say anything negative to me about my...
Forum: Racing 10-04-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 232,390
Posted By jersey jim
Just for that Alonso is going to go to Williams...

Just for that Alonso is going to go to Williams just to bump Massa.

Felipe, Fernando is faster. :rofl
Forum: Racing 10-04-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 232,390
Posted By jersey jim
He's a four time champion that doesn't seem to...

He's a four time champion that doesn't seem to get as much credit and adulation as other champions have. Hell, I don't love the guy myself. Perhaps he wants to try to prove that he can do more than...
Forum: Racing 10-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 232,390
Posted By jersey jim
I think Vettel is a student of the history of the...

I think Vettel is a student of the history of the sport, and wants to drive for the arguably greatest F1 team in that history. I also think there may be an element of wanting to follow in Schumachers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,241
Posted By jersey jim
I think some of you read too much into this....

I think some of you read too much into this. Dominance? Eh, maybe in some cases, I think it's more likely that some people just don't ride very well. In other words, the oblivious dipshit factor.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,340
Posted By jersey jim
I'd say the decel popping is related to the loud...

I'd say the decel popping is related to the loud pipes, do you know if the bike had a tuner of any sort on it? If you go back to stock pipes like you mentioned it probably would go away. You should...
Forum: Racing 09-27-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 232,390
Posted By jersey jim
WTF is up with Ferrari for the past bunch of...

WTF is up with Ferrari for the past bunch of years? Dump Schumacher, perhaps the best driver of all time while he is still competitive, pay your last championship winner (Raikkonen) to do nothing for...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,483
Posted By jersey jim
You do realize you are way too young to own a...

You do realize you are way too young to own a Harley. You couldn't possibly be enjoying it! :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,483
Posted By jersey jim
But why does it matter? That's not why people buy...

But why does it matter? That's not why people buy a Harley. You buy a Harley for relaxed cruising, or you think it'll make you look cool, or because that's what dad and granddad rode, but not to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,483
Posted By jersey jim
How do you explain all the young guys (and girls...

How do you explain all the young guys (and girls now as well) I see modifying bikes? Whether it's turning an old Honda into a Cafe racer, or an 80's Evo powered Harley into a bobber, they're out...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,483
Posted By jersey jim
The fact that there is a big new player in the...

The fact that there is a big new player in the heavyweight cruiser/touring market indicates to me that it is not a market segment on the verge of death.

I'm pretty sure Polaris has some smart...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,483
Posted By jersey jim
And the latest generation of HD touring bike has...

And the latest generation of HD touring bike has features for the phone obsessed. Stick your phone in a pocket in the dash and interface with it through the big screen info-tainment system. Kinda...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,483
Posted By jersey jim
Knee down...racing...lack of innovation...blah...

Knee down...racing...lack of innovation...blah blah. People who want to get a knee down can buy a different brand. People worried about how their bike compares to x bike in a race can buy a different...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,483
Posted By jersey jim
Everything can break down. The question is, what...

Everything can break down. The question is, what can be done about it, and how quickly?

When I travel (not much now) on my '03 Yamaha Warrior, I carry a spare drive belt and a clutch cable....
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,483
Posted By jersey jim
I'd wager they'll have a slightly broader lineup...

I'd wager they'll have a slightly broader lineup than currently, including an electric bike, but the classic big twin stuff will still be their big seller. Probably need to do a ground up redesign of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,086
Posted By jersey jim
Turbo or supercharger, either way when you close...

Turbo or supercharger, either way when you close the throttle blades at high boost all that pressure needs someplace to go, or you're going to find another weak spot and either blow off a hose or...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 34,770
Posted By jersey jim
If it wasn't for Harley, actually, now that I...

If it wasn't for Harley, actually, now that I think about, if it probably wasn't for one model, the original '77 FXS Lowrider, do you think the Japanese would have ever started down the road of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,464
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, 11:11 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 34,770
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, 11:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,647
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, 10:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,131
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...
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