What did you do to your FJR today?

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:18 am

Rode it to work this morning...23 degrees for the ride in...supposed to get up to 38-40 and sunny for the ride home.
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Post by BkerChuck » Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:20 am

Rode to work this morning also. 35 on the way in, should be mid 40's this afternoon. Took a decent ride yesterday of about 140 miles. Need to take the long way home all week and get more miles on before Saturday. That's the last day of the Polar Bear Rider's Challenge I signed up for at a local Harley Davidson dealership. Have about 2600 miles so far since December 1. Trying to represent the FJR crowd in the sea of pirates.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by ionbeam » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:00 am

Day 126 -- again I walked past my motorcycle without riding it. We had an outlier hot day last Friday but my driveway still has about 25' that is covered in 4 inches of ice separating the garage door from the end of the driveway. If I could get my bike out I would have roads still crusted completely white with salt. We are in the spring cycle of doom where the sun is warm enough to melt roadside snow banks in spite of air temps letting the melt water run across the roads. Every evening it goes well below freezing, turning the melt water into hard ice so the towns have to salt the roads. Some years I can start riding in February... this isn't one of those years. It's still too frigging cold to even work on my bike. PMS.
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Post by wheatonFJR » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:23 am

^^^
I have vague recollection of those early spring/late winter issues. I empathize completely.
Laying around the house...amazed that a '13 just rolled up to my door.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hppants » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:23 pm

Alan - I'll nominate you for the 2018/2019 PMS award. I can truly sense your frustration.

Changed the oil on my red honey yesterday, and took 'er out for a short 50 mile stint in the morning. Getting kind of itchy to dome DO some camping.
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Post by wheatonFJR » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:29 pm

Hppants wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:23 pm
Alan - I'll nominate you for the 2018/2019 PMS award. I can truly sense your frustration.

Changed the oil on my red honey yesterday, and took 'er out for a short 50 mile stint in the morning. Getting kind of itchy to dome some camping.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Cav47 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:03 pm

Walked by Halle this morning, gave her a pat on the seat as I hopped in the truck. Ironically the same pat that my wife gets on the rear when we know we are gonna have some alone time later.
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Post by wheatonFJR » Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:37 pm

Cav47 wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:03 pm
Walked by Halle this morning, gave her a pat on the seat as I hopped in the truck. Ironically the same pat that my wife gets on the rear when we know we are gonna have some alone time later.
Please. No more posting. It's been a LONG winter hasn't it! :D
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Post by gixxerjasen » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:40 pm

40F on the way to work this morning.
79F on the way home with not a cloud in the sky. Wonderful.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:44 pm

Cav47 wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:03 pm
Walked by Halle this morning, gave her a pat on the seat as I hopped in the truck. Ironically the same pat that my wife gets on the rear when we know we are gonna have some alone time later.
Yer not takin that poor bike to Cleveland...are you? Nevermind...
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Post by wheatonFJR » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:25 pm

Put on a front tire that has some tread on it. Getting set for Sunday's Appalachian ramble. The tire should get me there and back again.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:38 am

Rode it to work again...24 degrees for the ride in this morning. Should be a little warmer for the ride home.
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Post by rbentnail » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:59 am

Ordered a new car tire for Bob's Tech Day next month. Think I'll be driving up, still not too confident with the new hip supporting the bike's weight.

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Post by CollingsBob » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:11 pm

I ordered a Garmin Zumo 396 GPS...
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Post by tominca » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:04 pm

I grabbed the Sena 20 and updated the firmware. Somehow went from 1.7.7 to 2.0. I guess I missed one or two during the winter.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:23 am

...rode it to work, again
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Post by BkerChuck » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:06 am

Same as Joe....
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:17 am

Too cold...drove to work.
Laying around the house...amazed that a '13 just rolled up to my door.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bill lumberg » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:57 pm

Rode it to the office. Got home and got ready to transform the bike from commuter and canyon carver to LD beast. The peg lowering brackets, Cee Bailey shield, and laam seat don’t see everyday service. But for TOH, I want every comfort.
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Post by bill lumberg » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:27 pm

You know, I lust for a redverz atacama tent. Look it up. I did distance hiking and minimalist camping for so long, I now consider a hotel faster and overall cheaper. But I still long for the concept.
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Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:29 pm
Hppants wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:23 pm
Alan - I'll nominate you for the 2018/2019 PMS award. I can truly sense your frustration.

Changed the oil on my red honey yesterday, and took 'er out for a short 50 mile stint in the morning. Getting kind of itchy to dome some camping.
dome camping
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