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Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 42,703
Posted By quint7
That ^^^^ looks great. I just purchased a...

That ^^^^ looks great.
I just purchased a bracket for my Victory that they use on the Police bikes to allow the cruise control switches to be moved up near the mirror stem (I got it so I could use a...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 42,703
Posted By quint7
I got mine last week and finally hooked it up but...

I got mine last week and finally hooked it up but have yet to ride in it (even though today was a perfect 'Great Lakes' day, i.e. cold, cloudy, wet).

I did hook the jacket and gloves up to my bike...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 42,703
Posted By quint7
Randy, when I placed my order a nice lady named...

Randy, when I placed my order a nice lady named Krysti emailed me about glove sizing. She included a diagram showing how to measure your finger lengths down to the web between them to insure the...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 42,703
Posted By quint7
Order placed and man o'man is THAT a discount! ...

Order placed and man o'man is THAT a discount! Many thanks Mike!
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 42,703
Posted By quint7
Thank you sir!

Thank you sir!
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 42,703
Posted By quint7
Commies....... ugh! I heard last night that...

Commies....... ugh! I heard last night that Ukraine will have a 100% commie-free parliament for the first time in 100 years after their elections this week.

Anyway.........

Mike, I am finally...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
As I promised, I'll post a Victory related post...

As I promised, I'll post a Victory related post to make up for that last bitch session.

On my Cross Roads, no matter how much I try adjusting the bars, it does not work with either of my tank...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
(the following is purely my own view, hopefully...

(the following is purely my own view, hopefully nobody gets pissed about it..... my followup post will be about Vic's I swear)

I live in Kodak's hometown..... what was known as Smugtown NY because...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Yeah I've deleted all of those online accounts...

Yeah I've deleted all of those online accounts including Flickr, Facebook, etc.

I know nobody is targeting me to steal pics or assume my identity, I just don't like my stuff being somewhere else...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I'm a member but don't even have TheVMC...

I'm a member but don't even have TheVMC bookmarked and have to sign in every time I go to the site (it has a paid member's section as it is an actual 'club' and not just a website).

I know that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I'm on a Mac laptop. Maybe you cats are on...

I'm on a Mac laptop. Maybe you cats are on phones/tablets?
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I can. It's a TC that has been stripped of...

I can.

It's a TC that has been stripped of the touring stuff and looks great.

:thumb

Oh, it has the Vegas style exhaust instead of the duals too!
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
More proof that the Mythbusters jumped the...

More proof that the Mythbusters jumped the proverbial shark....... I just saw an episode where the same stunt driver taught them how to do that with a car.

The bald guy lost his beret and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,482
Posted By quint7
I've owned both HF chocks and have the HF lift. ...

I've owned both HF chocks and have the HF lift.

I've used the heavy duty black one to transport a Victory Kingpin from NY to Texas twice in the 5' bed of my Colorado pickup. It was bolted to a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Cross Roads are the best bargain around. My 2012...

Cross Roads are the best bargain around. My 2012 'plain old black' one has ABS and cruise standard (I think 2010 and maybe 2011 had those as options) and came with the hard bags.

I've added (as...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I saw that, I think over on TheVMC, and you...

I saw that, I think over on TheVMC, and you mentioned the effect the altitude had on you on that ride, particularly when trying to right the bike. Been there (snowboarding on a trip to CA) huffing...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,627
Posted By quint7
Dang.... just came across this thread. I haven't...

Dang.... just came across this thread. I haven't even read it yet but wanted to commiserate:

I've got (in bits) a 90 H2 that I 'stole' ($700!) in running condition......
It was winter, it ran...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I hear ya there. I moved my Cross Roads bar up...

I hear ya there. I moved my Cross Roads bar up higher (I have very long arms) and now can just barely fit the el cheapo Wal Mart 'Bell' tankbag I have under them. Unfortunately this bag, which is a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
The 'Scout' in that link is a stopped down...

The 'Scout' in that link is a stopped down Indian.

The lone spy shot of a new Polaris bike (Indian, Vic, never to be made?) is out there. A guy in grey gear riding with all kinds to test...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
"America's 'other' bike firm" should read...

"America's 'other' bike firm" should read "America's 'other', 'other' bike firm" since Indian is the star of the Polaris show now. :rofl

I just saw another claim of a totally new Indian coming...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
But dropping ABS? When the Euro spec...

But dropping ABS?

When the Euro spec countries are mandating it in the not so distant future?

And the safety Nazi's are goose-stepping all over my life anytime I leave my house?

It's like...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Yeah, I agree. If they start discounting...

Yeah, I agree. If they start discounting accessories specific to those bikes then it's time to pick out a tombstone.
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
The ABS thing is bizarre to me too. It was an...

The ABS thing is bizarre to me too. It was an option across the Cross line at first, then it became standard across the line, then they came out with the 8 Ball and dropped it again to....... save...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Wow...... Victory killed off a lot of models for...

Wow...... Victory killed off a lot of models for 2015.

No Judge, Boardwalk, Jackpot, Cross Roads, Cross Roads Classic.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Lloyd's Ignition Advancer review: Finally...

Lloyd's Ignition Advancer review:

Finally got on the bike to see how the Lloyd's advancer works.

My bike is a 2012 Cross Roads, 6000 miles, 106/6, Stage 1 and Tri-oval mufflers with whatever...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Congrats! :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

Congrats! :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I had to make up for being PC with the other...

I had to make up for being PC with the other comment about them being "vertically abled but not gifted". :evil
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
You're correct. I should have added that the...

You're correct. I should have added that the complaints on the Cross bikes weren't shock related but seem to be guys with shorter legs that think the area where the tank and seat meets is too wide,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I do: women. The 'low' versions, which came...

I do: women.

The 'low' versions, which came with a shorter shock, became the default version to attract women with the low seat height. I will admit that I've seen about 1000 times more "I can...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Yeah Victory made an unexpected move (from my...

Yeah Victory made an unexpected move (from my point of view) by eliminating the regular Cross Roads and 'Core' program. Now you either get the retro 2 tone/spokes bike or the stripped down but with...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Sounds like she wants a Cross Roads. :clap

Sounds like she wants a Cross Roads. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I'm a BIG guy and the shock on my Kingpin was not...

I'm a BIG guy and the shock on my Kingpin was not the smoothest so I imagine the average female would notice the harshness immediately on a Gunner. There are some aftermarket shocks available for...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,738
Posted By quint7
Man I knew I should've taken a screen shot but I...

Man I knew I should've taken a screen shot but I saw a post somewhere on the motorcycle interwebs this week where a guy posted a copy of an email he got from Garmin about that and it said that Garmin...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
My Cee Bailey 'tall' windshield arrived...

My Cee Bailey 'tall' windshield arrived yesterday. It is the 23", factory shaped Cross Roads replacement screen in the same height as the 'tall' one from Victory.

I will be riding later today,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Unless I've been on the bike for a long time I...

Unless I've been on the bike for a long time I usually don't even get off of it to fill up.
I ride up to the pump so it's on the left, stay sitting right there and fill her up. I also have my bars...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I test rode both the Cross Country and Cross...

I test rode both the Cross Country and Cross Roads (I considered the Vision but decided a bike like that is still some years away for me.

The fairing on the Cross Country was nice (music!), but I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
Good info, thanks! I can see the smoothness...

Good info, thanks!
I can see the smoothness improving.
The Vic clutch seems pretty on/off to me but I have big hands and can feather it without issue.

I have seen lots of complaints about the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
How do you like the hydro clutch? I've had...

How do you like the hydro clutch?

I've had bikes with both and the Vic clutch doesn't bother me, but the thought of a snapped cable does. I've never had an issue on either bike but a friend in a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,968,473
Posted By quint7
It does. I have a Cross Roads (no fairing). You...

It does. I have a Cross Roads (no fairing). You can see the toe shifter if you look closely. She most likely has the heel shifter too since she has the higher cost green/flame bike.
Unlike the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 299,584
Posted By quint7
I had that issue a few times on my Cross Roads...

I had that issue a few times on my Cross Roads when it was hot out and have read about it on other sites. I'll copy/paste what they posted as the solutions for it:

"Stopped by my local dealership...
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