What did you do to your FJR today?

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hack » Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:39 pm

I moved mine to a different spot in the garage...
As I mentioned before in another thread, I'm storing a buddy's FS800GS at my place for the winter...
I moved the bikes so that "just in case" he wants to retrieve his bike he can do so easily...
It's supposed to get up to 14 degrees on Thursday... He's already booked off work "sick" for the day.

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:46 pm

Hack wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:39 pm
I moved mine to a different spot in the garage...
As I mentioned before in another thread, I'm storing a buddy's FS800GS at my place for the winter...
I moved the bikes so that "just in case" he wants to retrieve his bike he can do so easily...
It's supposed to get up to 14 degrees on Thursday... He's already booked off work "sick" for the day.

I'll save my sick days for later ;-)
Wow, I thought that 14 degrees was a little chilly to be riding, then remembered that Celsius stuff...about 60F or so would definitely be great weather!
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by raYzerman » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:02 am

Wheatie, you've obviously gone soft since moving down thar...
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Post by El Toro Joe » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:37 am

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

Post by BkerChuck » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:50 am

Rode it to work this morning. Bike exhibited a small handling issue. It simply did NOT want to turn into the parking lot. Perhaps in the interest of my personal safety I should have just kept going........I think it's trying to tell me it needs a nice road trip soon.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hppants » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:21 am

I'm told that sometimes horses can get ornery about not obeying to their rider. I've wondered about that at times...
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Post by CraigRegs » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:23 am

FINALLY got to ride it to work again! Only one riding day in Feb, and only one other short hop in March so far. I had to consciously think through my routine while putting on my gear to make sure I didn't forget something.

Let the endorphins flow!
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hppants » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:09 pm

I'm sensing the start of the immersion from hibernation. There's a tinge in the air or something....
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:13 pm

Hppants wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:09 pm
I'm sensing the start of the immersion from hibernation. There's a tinge in the air or something....
That sound you hear is Abercrombie firing up his snowblower...
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bungie4 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:14 pm

Hppants wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:09 pm
I'm sensing the start of the immersion from hibernation. There's a tinge in the air or something....
For those of us who hibernate, this is a very real phenomena.

It's in the air here. Extremely faintly.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by extrememarine » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:23 pm

Here too, and growing stronger by the day...
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It's in the air here. Extremely faintly.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:04 pm

extrememarine wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:23 pm
Here too, and growing stronger by the day...
bungie4 wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:14 pm
It's in the air here. Extremely faintly.

Getting fairly strong here...doing this tomorrow:
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bungie4 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:59 pm

extrememarine wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:23 pm
Here too, and growing stronger by the day...
bungie4 wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:14 pm
It's in the air here. Extremely faintly.
That big storm that bombed the Central states brought +7C temps (45F) and rain yesterday. This brought out the potholes. I bottomed out my truck coming to work this morning while going 2 mph. They are that bad in spots. We lost about a third of snow cover.

Today is March 15, essentially, I'm off to the Ramble in 45 short days. If I were a genuinely smart guy, I'd not come back.
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Post by gixxerjasen » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:56 pm

Took the GSX-S1000 for a quick blast on my last official day off of work for Spring Break, even though there's still a weekend. Then I got home and loaded kiddo up on the FJR for a quick spin around the neighborhood. Good times. Weather was a tad chilly in the mid fifties.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by bill lumberg » Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:39 pm

I’ve worked 12 days straight. So today was perfect for chilling at the house. To hell with that.

Rode 129 and the cherohala. Maiden voyage for the dual remote heat troller. It was cold as hell. Troller worked great.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:39 pm

Rode 420 miles, riding 28, 129, and the Skyway both ways. Flipped off Lumberg as he rode past the Gap!
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:20 pm

Changed the oil, and went for a little ride...

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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Cav47 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:35 pm

Pulled Halle out of hibernation. Checked the pressures in the new tires and did a pre-ride check. Tooled around the neighborhood for a few min. Let her idle to kick the radiator fan to kick on. Then went for another small ride around town. All systems looked good.

Arranged the garage to put her in the launching spot. Next Friday, I am south bound and down. Preston and I are gonna terrorize the southland for a little before I head over toward the big ditch to see some friends. Got some other folks I wanna see also. Maybe even get over toward SC. But we really have no itinerary Just ride the good stuff. Going home now to check out the camping gear.


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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by jwilly » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:49 pm

Rode 360 miles with a couple of my local buddies. North GA and into NC. Came across a dude that tossed his bike off the top of Wolf Pen Gap.. He rode bitch on the back of my bike and we dropped him off at TWO in Suches. He said the ride to Suches was more frightening than the actual wreck. :)
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:58 pm

Serves him right. You should have ridden hard, and made him scream like a little girl.

Just kidding, that ride of shame is not fun...especially if you have cracked ribs.
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