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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Yup. If a rider wears any gear beyond cargo...

Yup. If a rider wears any gear beyond cargo shorts and flip-flops, it's a complete and total, non-issue.

All these people complaining about heat should try a commute on a 100F+ summer day in...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
eatpasta, How did you get in there to...

eatpasta,

How did you get in there to countersink the bore for hiding the washers like that? (Mine is a Gen I so don't have the same style mirror, but it looks like the upper arm for the mirror...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 673,540
Posted By harfooz
What about the picture upsets you so much? ...

What about the picture upsets you so much?

(I'm asking because your post doesn't tell us. Is it the baby blue and white custom paint? Fishtails? Caddy lights? The hands off the bars?)

Not...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 44,533
Posted By harfooz
Can you tell me more about how the Strat handles...

Can you tell me more about how the Strat handles in low-speed maneuvering compared to your patrol bike? I've got an FJR and a SG, but I'm noticing that the FJR gets to one of my knees after about an...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
This afternoon and tonight in SC: "Rain and...

This afternoon and tonight in SC:

"Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 1am. Low around 32. North northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Grrrr....now you're just rubbing it in. ...

Grrrr....now you're just rubbing it in.

Between 28-34F and light snow most of the day. The Ram has a heater that is outstanding, though!

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 328,156
Posted By harfooz
Me too! I don't (yet) own a Vic, but I sure do...

Me too! I don't (yet) own a Vic, but I sure do like them. Victory seems poised to turn itself into the Polaris "performance" brand so the Indian brand can continue to develop as the Polaris...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 328,156
Posted By harfooz
It'll be the S&S PSM engine. Matt and Angie have...

It'll be the S&S PSM engine. Matt and Angie have used that engine for a while. It's the engine used by pretty much everybody except the HD Screamin' Eagle "V-Rod" team (only two drivers) which is a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 328,156
Posted By harfooz
I'm a follower of NHRA PSM and I hope it'll mean...

I'm a follower of NHRA PSM and I hope it'll mean for some direct competition against the dominant HD team. Both Eddie and Andrew (who are both super nice folks to talk with, as are their crew...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
If you're storing it, monitor the air box for...

If you're storing it, monitor the air box for mice! Somewhere there is an owner who set up a wire mesh cover to keep them out. I don't have the link handy though.

And plug the mufflers to keep...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Interesting that you have noticed the same as me....

Interesting that you have noticed the same as me. With the top box I feel the bike doesn't hold a line as well when in turbulent air, like on the interstate when in traffic behind 18-wheelers. The...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Nice! I hope you enjoy it as much as I have my...

Nice! I hope you enjoy it as much as I have my '05.

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
'mirin' the new scoot! ...and the clean...

'mirin' the new scoot!

...and the clean garage.

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
YZFBogie, you've set the bike up nicely! Thumbs...

YZFBogie, you've set the bike up nicely! Thumbs up!

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 173,489
Posted By harfooz
I don't understand why the focus of the...

I don't understand why the focus of the "heritage" is on a circus side show act and not on the competition success of the model name.

I do like the bike though. A lot. :evil

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 301,675
Posted By harfooz
Great looking race versions of the Street. I'm...

Great looking race versions of the Street. I'm sure it's mod'd out the wazoo, but it looks fantastic in race trim.

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 301,675
Posted By harfooz
We've got a flag on the play. The Streets...

We've got a flag on the play.

The Streets that I saw firsthand on the assembly line were in the Kansas City, MO plant. All the Streets destined for the NA market are made there.

Asia??? :lol3...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 328,156
Posted By harfooz
Yeah, kinda disappointed to see the Cross Roads...

Yeah, kinda disappointed to see the Cross Roads leave, but maybe competing against the Road King wasn't working out. I do see a lot more of the Cross Country and Cross Country Tour bikes on the road...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Man, your commute is way nicer looking than mine....

Man, your commute is way nicer looking than mine. :(:
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Get registered for the fjrforum, and subscribe to...

Get registered for the fjrforum, and subscribe to the classifieds thread. New and used bag liners show up there for sale regularly.

There is another bag liner that is made for the FJR. No...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 328,156
Posted By harfooz
I'm pretty sure all that fringy stuff is attached...

I'm pretty sure all that fringy stuff is attached only with Velcro and will easily detach on the Indians. I haven't ripped any off myself, but that's what I was told during a demo ride.

In terms...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
I can locate anything I need out of the side...

I can locate anything I need out of the side cases on the FJR a lot easier than I can on the top-loading bags on my other bike. Whatever I'm looking for always seems to find a way to bury itself in...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 903,011
Posted By harfooz
That's got some serious coolness to it. The lines...

That's got some serious coolness to it. The lines of the cases match up with the lines on the tank real well.

Sweet ride!

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
I got used to the weight difference pretty...

I got used to the weight difference pretty quickly. Still have to be aware when I'm getting it into and out of the garage, and make sure the center stand is touching on both sides before lifting the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
It really is one of the most interesting museums...

It really is one of the most interesting museums we've ever been to see. The staff is first rate, friendly, and you're going to have a good time there. Dale, Matt, Dale's daughter, and Bob were...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Agreed. I've got an '05 and just don't have the...

Agreed. I've got an '05 and just don't have the heat issues that others report. I've not done any heat modifications either. I do wear gear -- or at least something more than flip-flops and shorts...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Looks great from here! Hope you enjoy it as much...

Looks great from here! Hope you enjoy it as much as I have my FJR!

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Congratulations! Throw up some photos when you...

Congratulations! Throw up some photos when you get the bike and get out to enjoy it.

Nothing wrong with having two bikes -- except taxes and insurance. :lol3

'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,093
Posted By harfooz
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,789
Posted By harfooz
A change of bars and seat would likely have...

A change of bars and seat would likely have things dialed in for you. Have you tried anything with the Tall Boy seat on it to move you back and up?

Changing bars isn't easy or cheap, but along...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,524
Posted By harfooz
bdonley: that batwing fairing looks great on...

bdonley: that batwing fairing looks great on there. Details? Has it got some tunes in there?

I saw a "custom" version with side cases that looked like they were off the touring line, paired with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 328,156
Posted By harfooz
Pretty much pegged it right there. ...

Pretty much pegged it right there.

Gunner<=>Judge
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Throw a set of V-Strom handguards on there and...

Throw a set of V-Strom handguards on there and your "V" Winter Transformation is complete! :evil

I love 'em on mine.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Those reflective stickers do work well -- but I...

Those reflective stickers do work well -- but I wish they would not look so "brown" in daylight.

One more thing: Research how to put them on with a spray bottle of some soapy water. Mine ended up...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Sounds interesting. And also sounds like the...

Sounds interesting.

And also sounds like the bronze with gold metal flake that HD used for the most recent 110th anniversary colors. They looked a lot better in person than the did in the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 328,156
Posted By harfooz
Take your pick: a) Because it looks bad-@$$....

Take your pick:

a) Because it looks bad-@$$. :lol3

b) You envision this kind of hooliganism as you go the store to pick up a half-gallon of milk:
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By harfooz
Any Word on Replacement for Yamaha's Royal Star Venture?

Is there any advance word on a replacement for Yamaha's Royal Star Venture?

Thanks,
'fooz
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
Are you seeing any oil around the end of the...

Are you seeing any oil around the end of the exhaust pipe that might help diagnose an exhaust value guide wear problem?

My '05 is not a ticker, so I can't offer first-hand knowledge about the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
The FJR is a great bike to commute on. My commute...

The FJR is a great bike to commute on. My commute is 35 minutes non-stop, no traffic, country road, and the FJR (and the SG :evil ) are fine for commuting duties. FJR's got bags, accelerates like...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,110
Posted By harfooz
I'm in the Rotella full synthetic camp here. ...

I'm in the Rotella full synthetic camp here.

It works.

It's cheaper than the fancy-pants oils.

'fooz
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