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Forum: Road warriors Today, 02:02 PM
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Posted By LPRoad
Decent looking bike, kind of reminds me of the...

Decent looking bike, kind of reminds me of the GZ250 I bought for my step-son when he got his license.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,028
Posted By LPRoad
I'm kind of liking the white (except for the...

I'm kind of liking the white (except for the green trim on the wheels)

http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy119/LPRoad/2015-Kawasaki-Vulcan-S-ABS-static-8_zps1e1bed0d.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Dumped the bike for the first time yesterday. It...

Dumped the bike for the first time yesterday. It was low speed and other than having to reset the rear view mirror and clean off some mud there was no damage. Got caught in a frozen rut. I definitely...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
That's unfortunate. Pretty much a town bike then....

That's unfortunate. Pretty much a town bike then. If I lived in town it would be at the top of my list.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,016
Posted By LPRoad
Good looking bike to my eyes. There is actually a...

Good looking bike to my eyes. There is actually a thread going already, but it has been dormant for a while.http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017028&highlight=Vulcan
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Cool pics :clap

Cool pics :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Generally one kick. Took me 2 the other morning,...

Generally one kick. Took me 2 the other morning, but that was pulling it out of a cold shed, probably right around freezing.
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
Well it looks great and I am glad you are...

Well it looks great and I am glad you are enjoying it.
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 02:17 PM
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Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
I know it is subjective, but how do you like the...

I know it is subjective, but how do you like the seat? Taken any long rides yet?
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Yeah, I went out for a quick spin today. Temps in...

Yeah, I went out for a quick spin today. Temps in the middle thirties. I mainly wanted to see how Stybba started cold (2 kicks), move some fluids around, and put some charge on the battery. I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 06:40 AM
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Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
It is a cruiser. I am certainly a "noob" on this...

It is a cruiser. I am certainly a "noob" on this forum, but it seems odd for someone to pop into a cruiser thread with the criticism that was applied. Compare the bike to other bikes in its class. My...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 12:40 PM
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Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
Nice ride. I will look forward to hearing what...

Nice ride. I will look forward to hearing what your real world mileage is like. If I had a cool 10k lying about, I would be sorely tempted.
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Oh great, now I have the theme song from Smokey...

Oh great, now I have the theme song from Smokey and the Bandit stuck in my head :cry
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Congrats, looks like you guys are having fun.

Congrats, looks like you guys are having fun.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,544
Posted By LPRoad
Seriously. I live 45 mile from the nearest gas...

Seriously. I live 45 mile from the nearest gas station, a few more liters would be welcome. Oh well. My only other concern would be comfort. I had a Vulcan 500 which I really liked, but after an hour...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
Frankly I think that is a great idea, and if it...

Frankly I think that is a great idea, and if it was available around here, I would avail myself of it. Good news for NM residents, they opened an Indian dealership in Albuquerque.
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Yeah, I think when I wear out the oem tires, I...

Yeah, I think when I wear out the oem tires, I will take your advice and try out some Shinko 244s
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
Heh, that may be the wittiest thing I have read...

Heh, that may be the wittiest thing I have read on this forum :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,202
Posted By LPRoad
While I will not weigh in on the bike itself,...

While I will not weigh in on the bike itself, some of the reasons I chose the SR400 was the distance to a dealer, the solid reputation of the bike, and the readily available parts. I love the look of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
Congrats, look forward to hearing of your...

Congrats, look forward to hearing of your adventures when your bike arrives.
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Took my own 100 miler yesterday, I wanted to...

Took my own 100 miler yesterday, I wanted to check out some of the trading posts up near Gallup. The weather was perfect, temps in the low 60s, wind was fairly calm, and there was not a cloud in the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
My mileage averages about 68 mpg. I have had a...

My mileage averages about 68 mpg. I have had a tank where I got 70, and one where I got 65, but that was with a lot of head wind. Usually it is 68.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,028
Posted By LPRoad
I would like to test ride one. I still have a...

I would like to test ride one. I still have a soft spot for the Vulcan 500 I used to own.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Installed the little Natl Cycle Deflector...

Installed the little Natl Cycle Deflector windscreen today and took the opportunity to clean and lube the chain. What a bitch it is getting the SR400 up onto the center stand.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
Agreed on both accounts.

Agreed on both accounts.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Great pics, looks like a nice ride.

Great pics, looks like a nice ride.
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Those look good. Might clash with my milk crate...

Those look good. Might clash with my milk crate though :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Thanks, any chance we can get a pic of them on...

Thanks, any chance we can get a pic of them on the SR400?
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Haha, I would have bought a KLR if they weren't...

Haha, I would have bought a KLR if they weren't so damned ugly. of course, my SR400 may end up looking something like this:
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Just found a great deal on a National Cycles...

Just found a great deal on a National Cycles Deflector windscreen. I am sure I will get as much hate for the screen as I did for the milk crate, but I am a rebel.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
I like this bike as is. I like the cruiser...

I like this bike as is. I like the cruiser styling, I like the power plant, I like the fact that it utilizes current technology, and I REALLY like the fact that it is made in the USA.

I don't...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Rode in to the nearest hardware store today, a...

Rode in to the nearest hardware store today, a little over a 90 mile round trip. Wind was gusty and blowing in the low to mid 20mph range; made me appreciate how relatively stable the SR400 is for a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,640
Posted By LPRoad
I'm 5/8, looks like it would be a good fit :) If...

I'm 5/8, looks like it would be a good fit :) If this bike had been available last year, it might have given the SR400 a run for the money in my book.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Good looking rack. How much of a hassle was it to...

Good looking rack. How much of a hassle was it to relocate the rear turn signals?
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 152,772
Posted By LPRoad
That would be my one concern as well. The last...

That would be my one concern as well. The last cruiser I owned had a similar saddle (no way to move around) and after 45 mins it was very uncomfortable. The only way to know if that was the case...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Well lets see. Chain drive. Brett did not make it...

Well lets see. Chain drive. Brett did not make it sound like the valve adjustment was a picnic. It would be a struggle keeping it at 75mph uphill in a 25 mph headwind.

I love my SR400, but it may...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
I like to cruise at approx 5200 RPM, not sure...

I like to cruise at approx 5200 RPM, not sure what the actual speed is, I plan to take my GPS one of these days and get an idea. It is probably around 60-65 mph. Anyway I am a long way from the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,640
Posted By LPRoad
Nice upgrade.

Nice upgrade.
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 275,309
Posted By LPRoad
Just had my 600 mile service done. Slight...

Just had my 600 mile service done. Slight adjustment to the intake valve.
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