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About jacobhawkins

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  • Birthday 10/15/1988

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    Jacob
  • Location
    Columbus
  • Bike(s)
    1999 Ducati 900SS
    2014 Daytona 675R
    #22 XR100

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  1. jacobhawkins

    Balancing beads

    I put new Q3+ on the Ducati and left the weights on from the last change from RS10s. Nothing noticeably negative. I did this specifically to try out @durk's method. I don't have a speedometer on her at the moment, but Tonik said we hit 90mph at least once on the Gap trip and she felt as solid as ever. Considering a top speed of maybe 120, that's good enough for me to not worry about it when I take her on the track next.
  2. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    So Jim's Wing is amazing. Its light years ahead of the whale. So stable in the corners and clearly enough power. It looks great and pretty darn sleek considering it has three hards cases the passenger seat has arm rests. Nice bike man, ride the hell out of it.
  3. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    I had a great time. Rode a bunch on the Grom and took the Ducati for a coiple great rides. Good hang with everyone in the evenings. Looking forward to the next one!
  4. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Good thing I took that boat anchor of a top case back with me. That extra 40 lbs could have made the difference in how that story ended.
  5. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Yep. Was hoping you guys would stop after the dragon so we could say hey but you just kept rolling. I have a yellow helmet.
  6. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Saw @Howabusa and @theroamr. Followed you guys for a bit. Three groms with @what and @kbrok. We are at cabin 520 in Fontana.
  7. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    I'm making the pins. It'll take me another day at the shop once I get the frame. Ain't happening. But yeah, itll be a huge improvement. Once I have one frame, my plan is to make a couple more myself. $300 each is a little steep when I know how to cut metal.
  8. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Haha. Was waiting for that! One coming today but I wont have time to set it up for this trip.
  9. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Haha. Had to move it when I mounted the spare tire and did a clutch fluid swap. Ya know, cause I'm prepared on my maintenance.
  10. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Gaaaaa! Can we leave yet?! Last minute trailer refinement is standard procedure, right?
  11. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Justin got it. What's his prize?!
  12. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    @NinjaDoc since you didn't like my last scowly picture, how about this one riding two up on the ass eating Grom? Thanks @DerekClouser for the pic.
  13. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Oh, and I'm bringing a Grom also. Fresh rubber on Izzy and the borrowed Grom. Gonna be fuuuuun!
  14. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Knowing Doc, he probably hasn't slept in a week in anticipation. He's doing the best he can, cut a guy a break!
  15. jacobhawkins

    2019 Gap Trip.

    Perfect weather = great riding and hanging with my friends. Crappy weather = talking about great riding and hanging with my friends. Neither of which involve work. Sounds like a perfect vacation to me.
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