What did you do to your FJR today?

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Powerman » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:54 pm

Walked by it in shame at the low miles, and the dirt and saw dust all over it.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Uncle Hud » Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:28 pm

rbentnail wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:46 pm
... but the stretch to the floor is a little uncomfortable.
Sounds to me like riding in stop-and-go would be considered physical therapy.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Uncle Hud » Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:33 pm

Hppants wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:15 pm
Today, I saw one FJR on the road ... on I-285 west of atlanta. No sir, it was not Uncle HUD, as this one was a gen 1 bike, an ‘04. Dude was enjoying himself in the light rain though, clipping along with me (in the Highlander) at a brisk 80mph.
WHO WAS IT? 'Fess up, ya'll. There aren't that many FJRs in the Big ATL -- hell, there aren't many FJRs anywhere except the PNW and central Cali.

Enjoy Blue Ridge, Pants. It's gonna be chilly next week ....
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by gixxerjasen » Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:48 pm

Yesterday I considered riding to work, but it was cold and misty and I planned on having a few beers after work so it stayed home. Wouldn't have been fun. Took me 3 hours to get to work, 2 hours of that was spent over a short five mile stretch. Turns out the northern and western side of the metroplex was a little colder than at my house and we had ice forming on the roads causing all sorts of bad accidents. Glad I left the bike at home.

Side note: I did see a hero of a cruiser rider while stuck in traffic. I don't suppose he was having much fun though in standstill traffic at 31F but still, tip my hat to him.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bungie4 » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:27 pm

Uncle Hud wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:33 pm
Hppants wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:15 pm
Today, I saw one FJR on the road ... on I-285 west of atlanta. No sir, it was not Uncle HUD, as this one was a gen 1 bike, an ‘04. Dude was enjoying himself in the light rain though, clipping along with me (in the Highlander) at a brisk 80mph.
WHO WAS IT? 'Fess up, ya'll. There aren't that many FJRs in the Big ATL -- hell, there aren't many FJRs anywhere except the PNW and central Cali.
If the cops were involved, I'd point at it being JWilly. :D
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:48 am

Took it on a 60 mile ride this morning, to get bagels...26 degrees when I left, 30 degrees when I got home. 
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by LKLD » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:04 pm

A short ride on the backroads, in 87d temps. :roll:
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:55 pm

Rode it 300 miles...most of them sunny. Temps mid 40s to upper 60s. Had fun.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by CollingsBob » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:34 pm

wheatonFJR wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:55 pm
Rode it 300 miles...most of them sunny. Temps mid 40s to upper 60s. Had fun.
#jealous

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by CollingsBob » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:34 pm

LKLD wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:04 pm
A short ride on the backroads, in 87d temps. :roll:
#superjealous

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bungie4 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:36 pm

#fuckyoujealous
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by CollingsBob » Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:42 pm

Today I paid for a years insurance..$1260.00...for maybe, maybe 5 months of riding.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bungie4 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:54 pm

CollingsBob wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:42 pm
Today I paid for a years insurance..$1260.00...for maybe, maybe 5 months of riding.
If it's any consolation, that's nearly exactly what i pay.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by CollingsBob » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:21 pm

bungie4 wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:54 pm
CollingsBob wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:42 pm
Today I paid for a years insurance..$1260.00...for maybe, maybe 5 months of riding.
If it's any consolation, that's nearly exactly what i pay.
A) no, that’s no consolation ..and
B) I should get a discount because I’m better looking
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by raYzerman » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:30 pm

I Nearly pay that too and am older. Why don't I get the senior's discount?
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hack » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:39 pm

bungie4 wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:54 pm
CollingsBob wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:42 pm
Today I paid for a years insurance..$1260.00...for maybe, maybe 5 months of riding.
If it's any consolation, that's nearly exactly what i pay.

$950 here....
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bungie4 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:51 pm

raYzerman wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:30 pm
I Nearly pay that too and am older. Why don't I get the senior's discount?
Same. I get the seniors discount at Rexall every Tuesday.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by CollingsBob » Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:30 pm

I walked past my bikes today and averted my eyes to avoid the looks of disgust emanating from within their alloy dark souls. Then I called my favorite motorcycle gear emporium and ordered a pair of Klim Latitude pants..
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hppants » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:56 am

Wow - those insurance figures are shocking. Totally shocking.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by ionbeam » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:14 am

Walked past my FJR again this morning on my way to work. It was -4°F. If my battery's state of charge is low, it's frozen, if it's not frozen, it's not low. Hopefully it will be warm enough by this weekend to put the trickle charger on it.

An oddity of insurance in NH -- a motorcycle which is ridden ~ 6 months a year has a full 1 year insurance plan, a car which can be driven all year has a 6 month plan. I have several discounts for both my bike and car, my bike is roughly $400/year. My car is considered a 'high risk' vehicle by insurance companies so they massively punish the owners; my yearly insurance payment is almost equal to a years worth of car payments. I don't like paying for my car essentially twice.

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