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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Redfish » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:36 am

gixxerjasen wrote:
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I am getting too old and too fat to crawl around busting tires.
I'm getting too old and fat to dig up and replace fence posts, but guess what my day entailed?
See, if you had a Monster Fergusson with a front end loader you would only have to wrap and attach a chain. The tractor would do the rest.
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Post by El Toro Joe » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:24 pm

Mounted my bag protectors, then took it out for a ride. 50+ degrees and sunny.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by gixxerjasen » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:24 pm

Redfish wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:36 am
gixxerjasen wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:54 pm
Redfish wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:25 pm
I am getting too old and too fat to crawl around busting tires.
I'm getting too old and fat to dig up and replace fence posts, but guess what my day entailed?
See, if you had a Monster Fergusson with a front end loader you would only have to wrap and attach a chain. The tractor would do the rest.
That's hard to do when the cheap crap fence post our builders used broke off under ground at the concrete block. Sigh.

Double sigh, I also busted off a sprinkler head in the process so I get to do some more digging. And I got more fence posts to replace. Riding the FJR is way more fun than all of that. Wish I'd been riding.
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Post by wheatonFJR » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:56 pm

Took a little get reacquainted ride after prying on the new take off. Just wandered around on little country roads I've never been on. Ended up going 100 miles before gettin home for lunch and a square dance.
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Post by Hppants » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:40 pm

300 miles with 3 local buds. Fog this morning, but we just slowed it down until it lifted. 57 degrees early, warmed up to 70. Nice day.
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Post by Pterodactyl » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:37 pm

Left my FJR covered in its dust cover as I remounted the Clearwater Darlas on my GSA using some new lower fork mounts.
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Post by Redfish » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:42 pm

Checked air pressure and as expected it was low. Added some Late Winter Air even though I know I will need to flush and replace with Early Spring air in just a couple months. Fired it up and let it idle for about 5 minutes.

I have every intention of riding it to work tomorrow. Kind of excited, it hasn't moved in a long time.
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Post by NTXFJR » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:33 pm

It got up to 69f here today so my son and I went for a nice 2 hr back roads ride. Then I finished the Admore led light kit install on my Givi trunk. I borrowed someone's link they put up with the same set up and same bike. Liking it so far!

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Redfish » Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:11 am

I rode it to work. I wasn't very smooth, I went pretty slow but the bike was clean and shiny and I did ride it.

It's almost sad how much of my identity is linked to that FJR. It sure was nice to just ride.
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Post by BkerChuck » Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:35 pm

RFH, now repeat that for 679 more days and then we can talk about how much your identity is linked to it! This week has been my longest no-riding week since back in 2016!
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:44 pm

With all due respect to the Champion daily rider, bonding and identity with a bike has nothing to do with how much time you are on it...but how much you appreciate it and make it a part of your travel and vacation plans.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by NTXFJR » Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:08 pm

Rode it to work, temps were just too nice not to today.
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Post by BkerChuck » Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:48 pm

Wheatie,

Bite me
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Full House » Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:12 pm

It was 71 degrees F warmer today than last Thursday, so I took a 60 mile ride. Lots of wet road and some ice in the shade but it was a nice February ride.
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Post by gixxerjasen » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:59 pm

78F, and I had the day off so rode for lunch.

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Post by wheatonFJR » Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:03 pm

Slackerjasen...
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Post by gixxerjasen » Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:34 pm

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Slackerjasen...
Maybe I found a way to get rid of my name I poorly chose based on the bike I was riding at the time...
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Post by BkerChuck » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:22 am

Rode it to work this morning.
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Post by El Toro Joe » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:24 am

Rode it to work...45 degrees, fog and drizzle for my ride to work this morning...supposed to clear up and drop into the low 30s for my ride home. Riding in NE Ohio in February...priceless
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Post by LKLD » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:41 pm

I too, rode it to work today. 55f in, 82f out...mesh jacket both ways.

I don't ride it to work often, and each time I do, I'm reminded why.

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