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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 313,943
Posted By jesse v
After watching it again I agree with you. Adding...

After watching it again I agree with you. Adding too many acceleration points and lean angle points simultaneously.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 313,943
Posted By jesse v
<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/FXbSDoFnu6s"...

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/FXbSDoFnu6s" allowfullscreen="" width="560" frameborder="0" height="315"></iframe>

Is there a rider error here? It looks like the rear started going before...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By jesse v
Vote for my video (SV1000 content) - Qukku contest

Vote for my video HERE (http://qukku.com/view/GoProFilmingContest88/uid25212)at the Qukku GoPro filming contest. Show some love.

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/dRwX7JVBB2g"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,324
Posted By jesse v
Any chance you can site a source on this? Or...

Any chance you can site a source on this? Or can somebody else refute this? I'm getting sucked in.... :bert
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By jesse v
:smile6

:smile6
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By jesse v
THanks for the reply. I was excited for the...

THanks for the reply. I was excited for the learning experience of painting, but I decided on buying a used OEM fairing instead--I got lucky and found one on eBay in my color. Price was $185...
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By jesse v
Painted "pre-primed" bodywork

My SV1000S has some rash on each side of the upper fairing from a couple track offs this season. (Don't ask... :-[ ) Simply painting it won't work; there's so much plastic ground away on one side. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 355,927
Posted By jesse v
My thoughts exactly. Just wondering if there are...

My thoughts exactly. Just wondering if there are other advantages, i.e., the overall quality of the shock, damping characteristics, altered ride heighth, etc.

Aw, who am I kidding, I"m not good...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 355,927
Posted By jesse v
I keep thinking about a shock swap. You seem to...

I keep thinking about a shock swap. You seem to like your ZX6 shock... What's your body weight? My whole deal is that I only weigh 155lbs, so the SV1k's stock spring rate of 8.0 is actually about...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 47,271
Posted By jesse v
Full power... as opposed to the more common...

Full power... as opposed to the more common "de-tuned" state of tuning common among liter naked bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 47,271
Posted By jesse v
Motorcyclist Magazine covered this "new Z" in the...

Motorcyclist Magazine covered this "new Z" in the latest issue. They said it'll have an engine more akin to the 998cc ZX-10R--A "full power" naked. :clap

Right next to that article was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 31,093
Views: 7,528,634
Posted By jesse v
Any chance you could point out where this photo...

Any chance you could point out where this photo is w/o the text? Must... make... my own... meme... :freaky
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,085
Posted By jesse v
After a couple more days of use, I've come to...

After a couple more days of use, I've come to appreciate my SolFX shield much more. It's not QUITE as dark as my old dark-smoke shield, but has much better optical quality. There's a subtle "rose...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,506
Posted By jesse v
That's Motorcyclist. (A much better mag in my...

That's Motorcyclist. (A much better mag in my opinion.)



The pipes didn't cause that... Her lack of knowledge and skill did.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,085
Posted By jesse v
I just ordered a Bell Vortex (my second of this...

I just ordered a Bell Vortex (my second of this model helmet), this time w/ the Solfx shield. My initial impression is that it does not get as dark as my previous dark smoke shield did. But it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,454
Posted By jesse v
I'm in the camp of not understanding the mutual...

I'm in the camp of not understanding the mutual exclusivity here. I like to use a "spirited" pace in the curvy sections (dependent on environmental conditions), and then mind the speed limits on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 31,093
Views: 7,528,634
Posted By jesse v
"I'll NEVER be one of those girls whose hair...

"I'll NEVER be one of those girls whose hair blows perfectly in a convertible."
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By jesse v
I see you got the liter bike bug out of your...

I see you got the liter bike bug out of your system good and early. :D I'd love to ride a 919 if I ever get the chance. Good choice on the handlebars btw.
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,748
Posted By jesse v
Good points Jimmy. I love my Sargent seat--It's...

Good points Jimmy. I love my Sargent seat--It's wide, flat, and NOT squishy.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,748
Posted By jesse v
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f136/jessevander...

http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f136/jessevanderweide/SVs%203-17-2013/102_0178_zps3073427e.jpg (http://s46.photobucket.com/user/jessevanderweide/media/SVs%203-17-2013/102_0178_zps3073427e.jpg.html)...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 22,042
Posted By jesse v
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f136/jessevander...

http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f136/jessevanderweide/SVs%203-17-2013/102_0178_zps3073427e.jpg (http://s46.photobucket.com/user/jessevanderweide/media/SVs%203-17-2013/102_0178_zps3073427e.jpg.html)...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By jesse v
Good info, thanks. As a sport bike rider I like...

Good info, thanks. As a sport bike rider I like to utilize Nick Ienatsch's The Pace style of riding, so that's why I ask.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By jesse v
Black Hills--When do the pirates usually roll in?

I'm thinking about taking a 3 day trip to the black hills in mid-July. Specific dates are not sure yet, but it would be a Wednesday through Saturday. I've often gone there during the months of May...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 47,271
Posted By jesse v
Ah, I see. :cry

Ah, I see. :cry
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 47,271
Posted By jesse v
Can someone post a picture of a 2010+ Z1000...

Can someone post a picture of a 2010+ Z1000 without the fork guards and/or radiator shrouds? I wanna see what the look like REALLY naked. :D (Google isn't helping...)
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 71,229
Posted By jesse v
Nice! Good to hear it's working for you. ...

Nice! Good to hear it's working for you.

Here's a cool article on the SV650: http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2013/06/md-project-building-a-better-sv650-part-i/
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-07-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 641,319
Posted By jesse v
May 24 in the Black Hills of SD: <iframe...

May 24 in the Black Hills of SD:

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_O0wdQfxoK8" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="520"></iframe>
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 71,229
Posted By jesse v
:dizave :D

:dizave :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,544
Posted By jesse v
There is a "range" of hanging off: 1. Just...

There is a "range" of hanging off:

1. Just leaning your upper body a tad... 2...3...4...5...6...7...8...9...10...Full-blown hang-off, both cheeks off seat, knee and toe pointed out, helmet below...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,324
Posted By jesse v
Yes... Surely there are certain locations that...

Yes... Surely there are certain locations that are exceptions due to being notorious. But every time I go to the Black Hills (NOT in July or August) there are no cops and no traffic (sans holidays)....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,324
Posted By jesse v
To me, fun on a motorcycle is riding through the...

To me, fun on a motorcycle is riding through the twisty bits. Going fast in a straight line is no more fun than going the speed limit in a straight line. The bonus is that cops don't hang out in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 1,191,294
Posted By jesse v
You, my good sir, have picked yourself. ...

You, my good sir, have picked yourself.

The Icarus Deception (http://www.amazon.com/The-Icarus-Deception-High-ebook/dp/B0090UOLEW)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 313,943
Posted By jesse v
This is why crappy riders hurt the rest of us. ...

This is why crappy riders hurt the rest of us.

"...investigators think speed was to blame..."

No... A rider who didn't know what he was doing was to blame.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By jesse v
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,234
Posted By jesse v
Most people here at ADV understand what really...

Most people here at ADV understand what really makes a bike a winner. However, 95% (or so) of motorcycle owners in NA are just buying a piece of butt-jewelry; hence, race-replicas and cruisers sell....
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 71,229
Posted By jesse v
Visor Down's top 10 fastest naked bikes ...

Visor Down's top 10 fastest naked bikes
(http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-top-10s/top-10-fastest-naked-motorcycles-for-3k/22427.html)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 247,796
Posted By jesse v
:*sip*

:*sip*
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 1,191,294
Posted By jesse v
:eek2 GoPro footage. Right. Now.

:eek2
GoPro footage. Right. Now.
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 22,042
Posted By jesse v
I usually tell folks, "It's only uncomfortable...

I usually tell folks, "It's only uncomfortable when you're not accelerating, braking, and/or turning." :D

Cheers Alohagirl
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 71,229
Posted By jesse v
Oh yeah... and my wife's 1st gen SV650: ...

Oh yeah... and my wife's 1st gen SV650:

http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f136/jessevanderweide/SVs%203-17-2013/102_0196_zpsf0daf3af.jpg

This bike is a serious gem. (I use the words "my...
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