What did you do to your FJR today?

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:41 pm

If Marty was with ya, you'd have more than a few ticks under 600.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hack » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:03 pm

Tried to figure out how I'm gonna cart a rifle along for my ride west next week....
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:33 am

Rode it to work, again...
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Snowflake » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:32 am

Rode it to work today. First time this year since my tib/fib fracture in March. Feels good to be back on the bike. Yea!
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by ionbeam » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:46 am

Snowflake wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:32 am
Rode it to work today. First time this year since my tib/fib fracture in March. Feels good to be back on the bike. Yea!
Congratulations Russ! Glad to see that you are on the road again. Hope you have a full recovery. FJR -- safer than skis ;)

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:40 am

ionbeam wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:46 am
Snowflake wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:32 am
Rode it to work today. First time this year since my tib/fib fracture in March. Feels good to be back on the bike. Yea!
Congratulations Russ! Glad to see that you are on the road again. Hope you have a full recovery. FJR -- safer than skis ;)
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Snowflake » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:36 am

ionbeam wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:46 am
Snowflake wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:32 am
Rode it to work today. First time this year since my tib/fib fracture in March. Feels good to be back on the bike. Yea!
Congratulations Russ! Glad to see that you are on the road again. Hope you have a full recovery. FJR -- safer than skis ;)
You're right about that, Alan. I've broken only one bone due to motorbike mishap but 4 bones from skiing accidents.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bill lumberg » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:08 pm

Rode it to work. Came home and washed it. It’s some kind of hot summer sticky (the bike). Between rain and bugs, it looks like Dirty Mike and the boys used it as an F shack (also known as a Soup Kitchen). Not the rain film we know and love, but questionable splotches. Washing it now.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by BkerChuck » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:29 am

Rode it to work for the 3rd day this week. Monday was a frog strangling downpour so I took the truck.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Uncle Hud » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:10 am

Rode it to work, despite 70% chance of rain this pm. Hey, a shower in 90-degree heat, on the way home, is not a big deal.

(Avon Storm 3D tires have already proven their wet pavement abilities. <--- Thanks, BigJohnSD.)
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Spininprop » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:53 pm

BkerChuck wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:29 am
Rode it to work for the 3rd day this week. Monday was a frog strangling downpour so I took the truck.
I rode Monday through Wednesday but not today counting on the thunderstorms. Wish i was a weather forecaster, id never be fired.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bill lumberg » Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:09 pm

As my blinking abs light has transcended from only appearing in high heat conditions to just any old time, pulled the front brake lever and introduced a little bit of silicon to the switch. Cleaned and lubed everything else. Props to jwilly for letting me borrow his code apparatus to help me sniff around this academic problem. Bike runs and stops as good as evar.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:23 am

Rode it to work...happy Friday
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by rbentnail » Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:44 am

Rode north to visit friends for a long weekend outside of Washington, DC stopping to have lunch with Ken the HD Guy in Lynchburg, VA along the way. Rode through a couple thunderstorms with torrential rains. The Riken Raptor car tire performs beautifully with a Michelin Pilot Power 2CT up front, even in 2-3" water running across the road.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hack » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:18 am

Oil/Filter change and lubed a few spots in prep. for my ride out to BC/Vancouver.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bungie4 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:48 am

El Toro Joe wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:23 am
Rode it to work...happy Friday
Same. Picked up oil and filter and plan on doing that tomorrow. Fresh set of RS3's arrived. My last set are only about half done. I'll try to kill them before YFO/EOM >:D
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:16 pm

I'm putting on engine guards this afternoon, in preparation for my first ride on the bike down to Laurens, SC to see a certain 1911 about getting a power strip installed. It's been so long since I've been on the bike...I hope I don't wheelie by accident!
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Spininprop » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:31 pm

Today im running power and installing mount for the new zumo 396 i just purchased.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bill lumberg » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:49 pm

Which guards did you get?
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Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:16 pm
I'm putting on engine guards this afternoon, in preparation for my first ride on the bike down to Laurens, SC to see a certain 1911 about getting a power strip installed. It's been so long since I've been on the bike...I hope I don't wheelie by accident!
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:30 pm

bill lumberg wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:49 pm
Which guards did you get?
wheatonFJR wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:16 pm
I'm putting on engine guards this afternoon, in preparation for my first ride on the bike down to Laurens, SC to see a certain 1911 about getting a power strip installed. It's been so long since I've been on the bike...I hope I don't wheelie by accident!
Same kind as griff...not the Russian ones and not MC Enterprise...
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