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by Jthmeffy
Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:25 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Safety Classes copied from MPN
Replies: 15
Views: 3124

For safety classes you must have eye protection, be licensed, have protective clothing, have boots and a helmet, to get federal funds it's required, never mind what the state says about helmets. you have to be licensed to drive an auto. You dont have to even have a moto permit to take an MSF course...
by Jthmeffy
Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:57 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Bandit 650 to GSX-R600?
Replies: 26
Views: 4690

Honestly it sounds like it would be easier to get in trouble with the SV. I've heard the v-twin engine is tourquey and powerful right away, without having to be revved up. That's not an issue, it's a nice smooth powerband The powerband is definitely very smooth, but the power is right there when yo...
by Jthmeffy
Tue Oct 16, 2007 10:22 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Why not to listen to the wife
Replies: 7
Views: 2331

Re: Why not to listen to the wife

So, I woke up the other day with my wife on the internet saying "Hey today would be a great day to ride to work!" without giving it another look I jumped on my bike and started my 35 mile drive to work. I get 1/2 way there and a light sprinkel starts no problem except for that bald front tire I mea...
by Jthmeffy
Tue Oct 16, 2007 10:19 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: does anybody happen to know
Replies: 10
Views: 2870

I'm guessing he is asking that cause he would have to order the tank from someone not within driving distance.. If you have already found a seller you can contact, ask them about it maybe? If you already have the tank or are getting it from someone within driving distance, then ofblong's advice is s...
by Jthmeffy
Sat Aug 18, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Speeding
Replies: 34
Views: 17667

jesus, talk about an old post..

oh, btw, i got a ticket in May.. haha
by Jthmeffy
Wed Jul 04, 2007 10:39 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: A freak for riding my sportbike more than 100km a month?
Replies: 47
Views: 9236

SV650S here.. 5,200miles (8,368km) since Nov. 11... :) wtf??!? You must of really hit it up when the snow left. i miss Madison. hey, visit Madison for me please! take some pictures too! hell, as long as there wasnt snow on the ground and it was above freezing i was riding.. I was just in madison on...
by Jthmeffy
Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: A freak for riding my sportbike more than 100km a month?
Replies: 47
Views: 9236

SV650S here.. 5,200miles (8,368km) since Nov. 11... :)
by Jthmeffy
Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:19 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: SV650s Full Fairing
Replies: 12
Views: 2304

i hear there is a decent slider that will work with the fairing (not the suzuki full fairing sliders), but i think it costs somewhere in the area of $150-200 USD
by Jthmeffy
Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: SV650s Full Fairing
Replies: 12
Views: 2304

yah, i was gonna say.. those are just factory lower fairing.. about $450-$550 USD, all stock colors.

and the SV itself rocks :)
by Jthmeffy
Thu May 24, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Suzuki SV650 vs. Triumph Speed four
Replies: 12
Views: 3125

i am a bit biased..

SV :)
by Jthmeffy
Wed May 23, 2007 5:36 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Rough week for me.
Replies: 13
Views: 2482

Re: Rough week for me.

Thank god for helmets and my insistance on ALWAYS wearing mine despite CT's lack of a helmet law law doesnt require me to wear any gear.. but ATGATT for me :) I've had ppl ask me why i wear my gear, tell me that it isnt required by law, even go as far as to tell me that i'm afraid of my bike... I j...
by Jthmeffy
Mon May 21, 2007 4:52 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: The price of stupidity
Replies: 58
Views: 12823

jonnythan wrote:You're equating a freak accident while following all lwas and riding responsibly with doing a 1/2-mile 80mph wheelie on public roads?

Are you serious?
yah, wtf?
by Jthmeffy
Mon May 21, 2007 6:20 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: The price of stupidity
Replies: 58
Views: 12823

Totally selfish behavior, and yes, he got what was destined to happen with that sort of activity. yah know, a lot of ppl say that about us who ride bikes, just for riding.. :( Well, frankly... I DON'T CARE!! It's legal for me to ride my motorcycle, and I DON'T ENGAGE IN ACTIVITIES THAT ENDANGER THE...
by Jthmeffy
Sun May 20, 2007 5:04 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: The price of stupidity
Replies: 58
Views: 12823

Loonette wrote:Totally selfish behavior, and yes, he got what was destined to happen with that sort of activity.
yah know, a lot of ppl say that about us who ride bikes, just for riding.. :(
by Jthmeffy
Sun May 13, 2007 3:34 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: How many miles is too many miles for a used bike?
Replies: 26
Views: 4519

Duane wrote:I was told that 600 miles a year is good, anything more then that should lower the value considerably.
wow.. then i've put about 5 years of wear on my bike in 7 months :roll: :laughing: :frusty:


Under 20k in 6 years? not too bad, all depends on how it was maintained
by Jthmeffy
Fri May 04, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: I need some help getting rid of misinformation
Replies: 48
Views: 13831

Here is a fun test.... http://www.quia.com/servlets/quia.activities.common.ActivityPlayer?AP_rand=886525179&AP_activityType=13&AP_urlId=34371&AP_continuePlay=true&AP_stateKey=tfa24_94276953_P4ND4E94_9664&id=34371][Velocity, Inertia, Speed test] Dang...I can't remember how to make the link have just...
by Jthmeffy
Thu May 03, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: they are SUSPENDING my license!
Replies: 83
Views: 16214

just curious... did you show her the paperwork that proved it was the dmv's fault?
by Jthmeffy
Sat Apr 28, 2007 4:59 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Got my permit!
Replies: 16
Views: 3491

lucky.. i wish i could take it next month, not in 2 months

grrr
by Jthmeffy
Fri Apr 27, 2007 3:35 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Got my permit!
Replies: 16
Views: 3491

Flesher wrote:Grats!!

Best hurry in setting up that MSF course they fill really quickly.
yah.. i signed up a couple of weeks ago and i got in on July 7/8...
by Jthmeffy
Thu Apr 26, 2007 2:43 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: can anyone tell me what kind of bike this is.
Replies: 15
Views: 3421

Gadjet wrote:Given the angle of those cylinders, I'm not so sure that it is a Japanese bike. How many Japanese bikes use what looks like a 90deg V-twin?
not a cruiser, but SV650
:mrgreen: