What did you do to your FJR today?

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by gixxerjasen » Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:19 pm

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"That Guy"...must be talking about Cav again...smh
Not this time, I believe it was Turk's friend with the sweet brand new Husky he won 1st place on.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by silverback » Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:04 pm

Left mine sit for a day. Haven't done that for a good long while.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hppants » Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:14 pm

Today, I walked past my FJR in the shop and metaphorically told her that she will have to wait. There won't be any riding this weekend.

No, the weather forecast is going to be gorgeous. Temps will be about 50 at daybreak, warming up to about 75 mid day. No, the bike is certainly ready, willing, and able to take me wherever I want to go. No, I'm feeling just great. Not an ache to speak of. In that light, a nice ride would be great.

But my wife had knee replacement surgery Wednesday and my girl needs me. She's hurting plenty, but she doing the work and Coach Pants is holding the whistle.

There will be plenty of time to ride soon.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bill lumberg » Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:36 pm

Good on you pants. I ordered mine Clearwaters. Didn’t want to spend the money, but I think it’ll be worth it. I ride almost daily in the dark. But when riding in strange places, in the dark, after 16 hours in the saddle, I think those are the times they’ll be most worth it. We shall see.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by CraigRegs » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:03 am

Rode 325 miles to Springfield IL Saturday to meet a couple buddies for dinner and beers. Turned around and rode it back on Sunday. Freakin' awesome for the first weekend in December!
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:10 am

Rode iet to work...
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by BkerChuck » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:58 am

Rode it to work per usual. Day 260 in the books.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bill lumberg » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:22 am

Adjusted my barkbusters down so I get a little less hand protection, but can actually use my mirrors. Nailed down an installer for my Krista/Erica kit.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Cav47 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:51 am

CraigRegs wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:03 am
Rode 325 miles to Springfield IL Saturday to meet a couple buddies for dinner and beers. Turned around and rode it back on Sunday. Freakin' awesome for the first weekend in December!
That typically is not much of a fun ride unless you know of some decent backroads. Along the rivers is the best.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by CraigRegs » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:44 am

Cav47 wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:51 am
CraigRegs wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:03 am
Rode 325 miles to Springfield IL Saturday to meet a couple buddies for dinner and beers. Turned around and rode it back on Sunday. Freakin' awesome for the first weekend in December!
That typically is not much of a fun ride unless you know of some decent backroads. Along the rivers is the best.
With the crops down, I could almost see my house from Springfield.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:28 am

CraigRegs wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:44 am
Cav47 wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:51 am
CraigRegs wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:03 am
Rode 325 miles to Springfield IL Saturday to meet a couple buddies for dinner and beers. Turned around and rode it back on Sunday. Freakin' awesome for the first weekend in December!
That typically is not much of a fun ride unless you know of some decent backroads. Along the rivers is the best.
With the crops down, I could almost see my house from Springfield.
If you looked to your right as you headed home, you could probably see 4 Nookey plants...even the one way up at Byron.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:35 am

Rode it to work...26 degrees for the ride in this morning
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Post by silverback » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:05 pm

El Toro Joe wrote:Rode it to work...26 degrees for the ride in this morning
Same here. Was 30° though.

Tomorrow is showing 23° for the ride. We will see.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Uncle Hud » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:38 pm

Same here. Was 42°, though. (That Fahrenheit for you Canadians.) Very light drizzle, which is a pain when it's warm; today's it's the Devil's addition to our freezing cold misery.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bungie4 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:15 pm

I rode my Tacoma into work in the dark, -5C, snowsquall, contemplated putting it in 4x.
Planning on shoveling the driveway when I get home.
In the dark.

FML.

In better news, I managed to get a new family doctor. Hopefully this one won't want to stick a bluejay in my ear for every issue.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by LKLD » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:29 pm

I'm searching for a left mirror, stay, and left fairing on the internet. :roll:
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by gixxerjasen » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:23 pm

LKLD wrote:
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I'm searching for a left mirror, stay, and left fairing on the internet. :roll:
Good luck. $105 for a mirror brand new. Yes, I know this from experience.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hppants » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:56 am

LKLD - try Partshark. They had the best prices (I've bought a mirror already).
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:24 am

Rode it to work...

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hppants » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:41 am

^^^^ You guys are nuts!!! My tootsies start to get chilly when the first digit drops to 4.
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