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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,324
Posted By Rollin'
Tires - ...

Tires -

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Forum: Americas 08-27-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By Rollin'
You have this? -...

You have this? - http://www.ironbutt.com/ridecerts/getdocument.cfm?DocID=1
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-26-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you! The stock Dunlop E3 never did...

Thank you!

The stock Dunlop E3 never did well in the mud. The Shinko even worked better than I had hoped!

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-26-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you!!! The floorboards even worked!...

Thank you!!!

The floorboards even worked! Before if my feet were muddy they would slide on them. This time with the pegs they didn't.
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 82,795
Posted By Rollin'
Lifting a 800+ pound bike can be a challenge but...

Lifting a 800+ pound bike can be a challenge but the tip over protection on the Victory Vision made it possible for me to lift the bike and there was no damage!!

Testing the Vision tip-overs -
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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you! I really liked the Shinko 700 but...

Thank you!
I really liked the Shinko 700 but it is loud and you can feel it so I will save it for another day.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you!!!

Thank you!!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Pete It's a 2010 Vision 8-Ball. A basic Vision,...

Pete
It's a 2010 Vision 8-Ball. A basic Vision, no cruise control or radio. It's stock, it even has the stock exhaust.
On the longer trips I use a GPS and Spot Tracker.
I currently have about...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
The Shinko 700 worked well, I put about 2500...

The Shinko 700 worked well, I put about 2500 miles on it and I would have left it on except it is LOUD!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Thanks jimtom! I do enjoy the stories, I...

Thanks jimtom!

I do enjoy the stories, I take a lot of pictures and hope that some turn out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Thanks Wolff!

Thanks Wolff!
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By Rollin'
Victory Vision -...

Victory Vision - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=827740

Atigun Pass on the way to Prudhoe Bay -

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Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
It was an adventure!! ...

It was an adventure!!

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
And I had Dual Sport - floorboards :wink: ...

And I had Dual Sport - floorboards :wink:

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Vision - back to "normal". Removing the...

Vision - back to "normal".

Removing the Shinko 700 Series and installing the Dunlop E3. The Shinko worked great! It was a little LOUD at 80 mph.

Also replacing the broken pieces. Fender,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you! I may have to try it again someday...

Thank you!
I may have to try it again someday either with a different bike or my Jeep!:lol3
I can't believe how quickly the elevation wore me out. I think I was at about 11,600 feet when the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you! I was hoping my ride on the...

Thank you!
I was hoping my ride on the Mosquito Pass would be longer, it was fun up until that rocky climb put an end to it.
The Vision tip-overs saved me. Lifting a 850 pound bike would have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
It was a smaller deer, about 4 foot high but with...

It was a smaller deer, about 4 foot high but with that loud BANG I was expecting more damage. I thought the ride was over.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you!! Even a day ride can be an...

Thank you!!
Even a day ride can be an adventure and the Victory's always get me home!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,513
Posted By Rollin'
Rocky Mountain High!

Each year I try to do a few IBA rides and I try to make them a little more challenging and interesting. This year I thought it would be interesting to add a little off-pavement riding to a trip. This...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 58,444
Posted By Rollin'
I rode a Scout yesterday in De Pere, Wisconsin. ...

I rode a Scout yesterday in De Pere, Wisconsin.

Scout = Fun!

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w198/Rollin53/KA061.jpg

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 348,876
Posted By Rollin'
Colorado border - ...

Colorado border -

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,520
Posted By Rollin'
Victory Vision on the Atigun Pass - ...

Victory Vision on the Atigun Pass -

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Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
I also replaced the belt - ...

I also replaced the belt -

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w198/Rollin53/Belt001.jpg


And reinstalled my full length lower belt guard -

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Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
I cut 2 1/2" off the front Vision fender. ...

I cut 2 1/2" off the front Vision fender.

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w198/Rollin53/VV8023.jpg

It should look great when I reinstall my new front tire!

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Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you! It has held up well. It has a...

Thank you! It has held up well.

It has a little over 49,000 miles. 11 IBA rides. 100's of miles on gravel, coast to coast to coast to coast rides and the only damage is a few stone chips on the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
Mud and 100's and 100's and 100's of miles riding...

Mud and 100's and 100's and 100's of miles riding in the rain. No problems!

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w198/Rollin53/UCC641-2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
Time for another new snow tire! ...

Time for another new snow tire!

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w198/Rollin53/ST007.jpg
Forum: Americas 06-23-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,684
Posted By Rollin'
It can be done! Milwaukee to Key West, FL and...

It can be done!
Milwaukee to Key West, FL and then Prudhoe Bay, AK and back home. 11,907 miles in 16 days.

:deal - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=827740


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Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
I never liked the Vision until I saw this blacked...

I never liked the Vision until I saw this blacked out version.

I wasn't even looking for a different bike but had stopped at a new dealer to just look around.

When I saw the Vision...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
I did have an auxiliary fuel tank on the Kingpin!...

I did have an auxiliary fuel tank on the Kingpin! I have learned to pack lighter, on earlier trips I would bring a lot of "just in case" stuff.
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
:D Thank you! I do have another ride...

:D Thank you!

I do have another ride planned for late summer that I think will be "interesting". I'm still trying to convince myself that it's possible on a Victory.
Making a few changes to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
Last Saturday I completed my 16th IBA ride on...

Last Saturday I completed my 16th IBA ride on Victory, The 11th on my Vision 8-Ball!!:clap

A quick 1160 mile day ride with a group of Victory riders from Minnesota.

Packed and ready to go!!
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,271
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you! I have ridden up to 240 miles...

Thank you!
I have ridden up to 240 miles without a fuel stop at lower speeds. On this ride I had my lowest trip mpg - 35.5.
Maybe the cold dense air had an effect?
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,271
Posted By Rollin'
Thanks John! I enjoy doing the ride stories...

Thanks John!
I enjoy doing the ride stories and try to write them as a "how to". I also try to take a lot of pictures on the rides, I think the pictures tell the story.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,271
Posted By Rollin'
Thank you! The Vision helps but I had...

Thank you!

The Vision helps but I had cold feet! I was holding my feet tight against the engine trying to get some heat!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,271
Posted By Rollin'
Good luck on your ride!! I like the...

Good luck on your ride!!

I like the route. Border crossings can be challenging!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,271
Posted By Rollin'
Certified! :clap Certified mileage - 1607 miles...

Certified! :clap Certified mileage - 1607 miles in less than 24 hours. Cool!

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w198/Rollin53/IBA019.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,584
Posted By Rollin'
On a Vision that's a 33 hour ride - :D ...

On a Vision that's a 33 hour ride - :D

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w198/Rollin53/Pin004.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,906
Posted By Rollin'
Iron Butt seat! Less stopping. :D ...

Iron Butt seat! Less stopping. :D

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