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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By just jeff
Regarding sudden tube failures due to...

Regarding sudden tube failures due to nails....The synthetic rubber tubes commonly available today tend to run/split when punctured and don't take to patching well. I look for and use natural rubber...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,816
Posted By just jeff
Hi Andi! How many languages will you write that...

Hi Andi!
How many languages will you write that in?:lol3:lol3:lol3
jj
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,342
Posted By just jeff
Hi Esther! Don't worry about the crankcase vent...

Hi Esther!
Don't worry about the crankcase vent hose being disconnected. It vents the ring blow-by to atmosphere and the flow is OUT of the crankcase so there is no issue. Before there were emission...
Forum: Canada 07-20-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 33,904
Posted By just jeff
Hi Greg! Looks like I won't be making it today...

Hi Greg!
Looks like I won't be making it today as I slept right through my 7am alarm and just got up! Must have been more tired than I thought last night. I'll probably just poke around on some...
Forum: Canada 07-19-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 33,904
Posted By just jeff
Grump!!! You round tomorrow? Thinking of...

Grump!!!
You round tomorrow? Thinking of heading east if the weather is good.:freaky
jj
Forum: Canada 07-19-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 33,904
Posted By just jeff
Hey OutBack!! You in your new place yet? What's...

Hey OutBack!!
You in your new place yet? What's the weather like out there?:deal
jj
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,555
Posted By just jeff
Better late than never!:lurk jj

Better late than never!:lurk
jj
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,342
Posted By just jeff
Good idea!:clap Is that a gen2 swing arm on a...

Good idea!:clap
Is that a gen2 swing arm on a gen1 bike Jim? Looks like a gen1 kickstand.
Regards....justjeff
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,816
Posted By just jeff
That new camera must be REALLY defective.....The...

That new camera must be REALLY defective.....The woman in pink in with the "round columns" was SMILING.:eek1:eek1:eek1
Regards....justjeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
Thank You CSI for the interesting technical...

Thank You CSI for the interesting technical information. We rarely get to see this the behind the scenes workings of accident investigation and must rely on the sometimes skewed and overly dramatic...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,342
Posted By just jeff
Hi Esther! Really enjoyed your stay with me as...

Hi Esther!
Really enjoyed your stay with me as well. Did you get my reply to your text? Will email Stan tonight for an update on the spring timeframe.
Sorry that the Meadow Lake road was so bad....
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,839
Posted By just jeff
WoW! What a great story! Looking forward to the...

WoW!
What a great story! Looking forward to the East version of the report>:clap
jj
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
In Canada it is police experts trained in...

In Canada it is police experts trained in accident recreation and investigation who use their training, sophisticated evaluation technics, forensic evidence and computer modeling to determine the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
Here is the link to one of the articles I have...

Here is the link to one of the articles I have read.
http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/quebec-woman-who-stopped-for-ducks-guilty-in-2-deaths/

It is not MY claim. It was the testimony of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
Just for clarification he was doing 80mph in a...

Just for clarification he was doing 80mph in a 55mph ( I converted it for you) and it was in the daytime so how effective are flashers anyway? As well if you are riding like that YOU should be on a...
Forum: Face plant 07-13-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,163
Posted By just jeff
Not your fault. The reversing vehicle is...

Not your fault. The reversing vehicle is responsible to ensure they are backing out safely.
jj
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 134,547
Posted By just jeff
IN!:lurk:lurk:lurk Regards....justjeff

IN!:lurk:lurk:lurk

Regards....justjeff
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5,517
Views: 756,358
Posted By just jeff
I installed mine with tire levers, it wasn't too...

I installed mine with tire levers, it wasn't too bad. Have done worse. Got a flat at speed on the way home last Friday night. Controllable even though the beads broke. Saw a 3" screw in the tire once...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5,517
Views: 756,358
Posted By just jeff
I have to mention that even with speeds up to...

I have to mention that even with speeds up to 90mph the balance is fine and there is no sign of throwing knobs. Little buzzy at lower speeds, pretty smooth at 60 mph. Running 25psi on street and 15...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
Will be interesting to see how it plays out! jj

Will be interesting to see how it plays out!
jj
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5,517
Views: 756,358
Posted By just jeff
I have 2000kilometers(1250 miles)on mine of mixed...

I have 2000kilometers(1250 miles)on mine of mixed driving 50% pavement and the rest gravel and dirt. I would judge the tire is less than half worn. Should have put a 50/50 tire like the Mitas E07...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
She was already convicted by jury. August is the...

She was already convicted by jury. August is the sentencing. There was no "guilty plea". Now we get to see what the crown will ask for as to sentence and what the judge will decide.
jj
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Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5,517
Views: 756,358
Posted By just jeff
Put the same tire on my 690. BIG BITE!! jj

Put the same tire on my 690. BIG BITE!!
jj
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
I agree. We are prey animals on the roads. We...

I agree. We are prey animals on the roads. We live and die at the whim of larger beasts. When you add complacency and disregard for defensive driving ON OUR PART into the mix you have a recipe for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
So how much time does a person get when they turn...

So how much time does a person get when they turn left or proceed from a stop sign in front of a bike and kill them? Ever hear of someone getting major jail time for that? I haven't. Often it is a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 231,709
Posted By just jeff
You won't get better if you don't try things you...

You won't get better if you don't try things you haven't tackled before!
Regards....justjeff
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 33,904
Posted By just jeff
So long Outbacktaz!!

Hi Guys!
Got home from Marty's at 11:20pm. Rode hwy55 at about 125 for the most part. Had to stop in LaCory then again at the Beaver Lake turnoff to clean the BUGS of the helmet visor and it needed...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 117,621
Posted By just jeff
WoW! Great video Grom. You Guys are...

WoW!
Great video Grom. You Guys are incredible!!:clap:clap:clap That is amazingly difficult terrain to ride a bike through and you are doing it fully loaded.:eek1 Thanks for taking the time to do...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,342
Posted By just jeff
Sounds good Nomadgal! I didn't think so but...

Sounds good Nomadgal! I didn't think so but thought I better check. Take your time see the sights! That is what it's all about.:clap There is no rush....plus I might be able to get my house cleaning...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3,551
Views: 1,608,075
Posted By just jeff
KLRs as currency! Wonder what the going exchange...

KLRs as currency! Wonder what the going exchange rate for US dollars/KLR is!:rofl:rofl:rofl
jj
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
I don't think the THREAD needs to be moved. jj

I don't think the THREAD needs to be moved.
jj
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,342
Posted By just jeff
Wow! You sure get around! The steering damper...

Wow! You sure get around!
The steering damper showed up today, if that is really what's in the box:eek1 I haven't opened it.
No shock yet.
Jim messaged me that he sent the brake disc today and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 418,901
Posted By just jeff
Just found this thread and thought I would...

Just found this thread and thought I would contribute....
This was after I unloaded the gear(background) and before I dug it deeper trying to get it out. That is sand under a foot of water....
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,816
Posted By just jeff
Wouldn't be the first place the police were...

Wouldn't be the first place the police were involved in organized crime. Be careful, don't push too much with them, don't overstay your welcome. You don't have to prove anything, we know you and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
The bike riders skidmarks start 30 ft behind...

The bike riders skidmarks start 30 ft behind where the car was parked. the motorcycle was still doing 115kph (71mph) upon impact. He had a choice to go either left or right to avoid the stopped car....
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,816
Posted By just jeff
That SUCKS.:waysad Gutless punk bastards.Beat...

That SUCKS.:waysad Gutless punk bastards.Beat someone and threaten their life for a few hundred dollars worth of stuff...likely never worked for anything in their lives.
You have my sympathy Ellen....
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,342
Posted By just jeff
No worries Boys! We will take a good look at it...

No worries Boys! We will take a good look at it when Nomadgal gets here, unless she has fixed it first! I am sure it is just a result of riding on the sandy/muddy wet roads. I went nearly through a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,342
Posted By just jeff
[QUOTE=GaryAK;24519640] and a big thanks to...

[QUOTE=GaryAK;24519640]

and a big thanks to you JJ for all your support, most impressive - were you Santa Claus in a previous life? :rofl

:lol3 No but I do have a bit of a "Jolly Belly"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
Should you not be giving MORE distance riding in...

Should you not be giving MORE distance riding in those circumstances? DON"T OUT DRIVE YOUR SIGHT LINES!!
jj
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,691
Posted By just jeff
Back in post 1 there is a link outlining the...

Back in post 1 there is a link outlining the charges and possible sentences. 2 of "criminal negligence causing death" with a possible sentence of "life in prison" which in Canada can be 25 years and...
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