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About jhenley17

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    World Superbike Racer

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    Prairieville, LA
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    Super Sexy White Metallic 2014 800

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  1. Sprocket change

    I can't remember, I think the "15T" faced out, but I set them both on a flat surface with the inside face of the stock sprocket facing down and checked which way it needed to face for the teeth to align. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Threw one of my babies down

    I love the styling on those bikes. I really should get one and get off of my 1000 dream, I think I'd stay alive a little bit longer. Good that the damage was minimal and you had a backup. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Ducati supersport

    Because we all buy motorcycles solely to replace our Corollas. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. 2018 CB1000R

    I want one. Lack of fairings doesn't bother me much. I did five hours on a 599 and was never bothered by wind, and I rarely do rides that long. This one is just for fun and style, anyways. It'd probably make just as good of a commuter as my VFR, but no V4 song. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Ducati supersport

    That should be their new tag line. Honda VFR: because it's cheap. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Sebspeed Clutch Window Mod Group Buy 2017

    Just out of curiosity, does the factory finish outside of the cutout get damaged? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Ducati supersport

    I freaking LOVE that style exhaust. Even better with the shorter cans and no backet on the 1299 Superleggera. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. I've never seen a bike that lights your path well while leaned over. I think it'd be very hard to do without blinding oncoming traffic. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. VFR800 for Home Depot run?

    I liked the hooks because I could hook them through the mesh of the net to adjust the tension for the size of my load, and I never wanted the handles on my bike. I have the OEM top case now, though, so I'd only need it for larger items. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. MotoGP 2017 season talk SPOILER ALERT

    I think if you ever ride at race pace on a track, you'll understand how mentally and physically demanding it really is. All professional racers do a ton of cardio. Also working against Rossi is new talent coming up. It happens to every dominating driver/rider eventually. I also think the bikes are more different than you give them credit for. Riders that change teams have to adapt, and sometimes can't. But the fuel and tire management is something common to all professional motor sports as well. They have to optimize their setup for riding style, weather conditions, track, tire wear, fuel consumption, etc. I'm sure you noticed, some riders just never get comfortable the entire weekend. They're not slapping in cartridge emulators and off-the-shelf Ohlins and HH pads like we are. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. VFR800 for Home Depot run?

    I wish this bike had metal hooks instead of the loops under the seat. I used to always have a cargo net on the passenger seat. A few boxes of shoes or a case of beer, no problem. I did lose a bottle of bourbon once, though. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. True Struggle

    The minimalist LCD cluster on the Superpsport really turned me off, made it look low-rent. It's likely a good bit more on the sporty side than the VFR, though, so if you're not after 1,000 mile days, it might be what you want. I wouldn't buy into all the reliability stuff. They all have their problems, whose are you more willing to ignore? Even less of a concern if you're only putting on 5,000 miles a year. Anyways, you can definitely test ride Ducatis, so that should be easy enough to find out if it's for you. You'd have to find a willing owner to ride a VFR, but I'd guess its weight makes it a better long-haul highway companion. It's still plenty of fun, I enjoy my commutes as much as a commute can be enjoyed and find it willing to comply with a lot of my very questionable decisions. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. '14 has 21k on it. Not high mileage yet, but on a pretty good track. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. Austin MotoGP 2018

    I know it's still expensive as shit to ride there. I could get a new one-piece leather suit for less than one track day. The crowd thing is relative. I hate all crowds period. It might be useful to know, though, that Sunday at 1:00, you're not going to be able to stroll around and spread out like you had been doing all weekend before then. Oh, yeah, sitting on all the new Ducatis, Yamahas, and Hondas might make you want a new bike. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Austin MotoGP 2018

    Definitely ride the bike and avoid the 10-mile hike and parking fees. You also see some cool stuff walking in. Among some pretty cool custom builds, I saw two Motuses and a few classics. I went in 2015 and 2017, GA both times and was just fine with it. I wanted to get a paddock pass and try to get autographs this year, but I only ended up going on Sunday, so wouldn't have been able to anyways. I think they're around $250. Sunday, I stayed after the MGP race and watched MA Superbike race two. Besides showing support for MA, this had the added benefit of the facility pretty much clearing out, so it wasn't too bad trying to get out, and I was able to walk around Honda's and Dainese's tents without a crowd. Others had packed up by the time I got over. I watched from in front of the grandstands in T1 and in area straight past the food and bathrooms in T-16/17. I've never even seen the back half of the track. I like T1 for the MGP race because you can watch the start and see just how fast those bikes really are coming down the straight. It all gets crowded for the MotoGP race, so pick yourself a spot a few minutes early and plop down. T1 is also good because you're sitting on a pretty steep hill, so when someone inevitably comes and sits right in front of you, you still have a good view. All of the other races will have plenty of breathing room. Bring money if you want gear, there are some pretty good deal all weekend. I was very tempted by a Bell helmet and Dainese jacket. I stayed in Austin both times, at the University Super 8. Friendly enough, lots of bikes to look at in the parking lot, and pretty clean, but this year, I returned home with bed bugs and probably won't ever chance that again. Book early, I'd imagine the convenient places go quickly. I booked in January both times. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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