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Forum: Road Warriors Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 72,174
Posted By lfmn
I didn't care for the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 or the...

I didn't care for the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 or the Mean Streak. I took them both for test rides at different times and they left me feeling, 'so what.' Not bad bikes, just not for me. Then I took out...
Forum: Face Plant 06-23-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,063
Posted By lfmn
You may be surprised how this perception will...

You may be surprised how this perception will change as you get older. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 06-22-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,910
Posted By lfmn
I bought an FJR based on this logic (which I...

I bought an FJR based on this logic (which I think is good), but I could not bond with that bike. I tried a custom seat, three different risers, Yoda riding position, and some other things. I finally...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,910
Posted By lfmn
I agree, but the OP asked if more was BETTER, not...

I agree, but the OP asked if more was BETTER, not do you NEED more. Really a silly question as it depends on the "more" and the person doing the riding. I'm 6'2" so I appreciate a bigger bike. If you...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,910
Posted By lfmn
I've ridden 900 mile days on an Ultra, Fatboy,...

I've ridden 900 mile days on an Ultra, Fatboy, Valkyrie and Vulcan 2000. I'm 6'2" and I like a heavy, stable, roomy, comfortable bike. When I tour I'm not out to carve canyons or race across the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 58,825
Posted By lfmn
Just my thoughts, but I don't think the typical...

Just my thoughts, but I don't think the typical Harley buyer would go for that and the sport crowd will never get over their distain for Harley. Look at the V-Rod. I don't think they've done very...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-12-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,132
Posted By lfmn
Any issues finding gas? I'd like to do the Hyder...

Any issues finding gas? I'd like to do the Hyder ride myself.

Thanks.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-17-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 32,060
Posted By lfmn
No problem dick-lick. We can ignore each other.

No problem dick-lick. We can ignore each other.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-08-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 32,060
Posted By lfmn
And to hell with the Harley Haters who keep...

And to hell with the Harley Haters who keep spouting the same stupid bullshit. I read your post. You aren't saying anything that hasn't been said a thousand times before. Try bringing something new...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-03-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 32,060
Posted By lfmn
I don't think anyone has a problem with people...

I don't think anyone has a problem with people that aren't Harley Guys. It's people that aren't Harley Guys who come on every thread about Harleys trashing them. There are some bikes I don't care...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-30-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 32,060
Posted By lfmn
Then don't buy one and let the people who like...

Then don't buy one and let the people who like them enjoy them.


It's pretty clear that you went in with an agenda which is why you couldn't see any of this. The first two are definitely there,...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-26-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 58,825
Posted By lfmn
I don't know how they got to be called 'the...

I don't know how they got to be called 'the right' when they are always wrong. :D

Calm down, no one is trying to take your car away.
Forum: Road Warriors 09-23-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,124
Posted By lfmn
Why consider facts when he can just whine about...

Why consider facts when he can just whine about Harleys? Sounds like bullshit to me anyway. 90K on three Harleys and not an issue yet.
Forum: Road Warriors 09-23-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,495
Posted By lfmn
If someone wants to install loud pipes, just do...

If someone wants to install loud pipes, just do it, don't make these silly excuses. For a fraction of the cost of a loud aftermarket exhaust you can buy and install an air horn, which is louder than...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-20-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,124
Posted By lfmn
I love the Vulcan 2000. I think it's pretty well...

I love the Vulcan 2000. I think it's pretty well balanced and handles fine even at slow speeds. I've taken it on several trips and ridden up to 900 miles in a single day. The stock seat is awful, but...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-19-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,124
Posted By lfmn
Well, after re-reading the original post, it's...

Well, after re-reading the original post, it's pretty clear the OP had an agenda and that agenda was to bring out the Harley bashing. I guess it's on me for bothering to read it. There's just a...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-19-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,124
Posted By lfmn
I don't understand why some people get so upset...

I don't understand why some people get so upset that Harley has a successful business model ... and wet their pants with anticipation of the next Harley thread where they can post the same stupid...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-18-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,124
Posted By lfmn
Two completely different questions: First,...

Two completely different questions:

First, the HD name commands a premium, there just is no argument there, it's a fact; despite some people whining incessantly about it.

Second, the truth...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-08-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,997
Posted By lfmn
This guy is totally full of shit. I have...

This guy is totally full of shit.

I have about 80,000 miles on a number of Harleys and never had a non-routine maintenance issue yet.

I'm not saying Harleys are for everyone, but I wouldn't use...
Forum: Face Plant 09-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,153
Posted By lfmn
I wouldn't argue that this is a possibility, but...

I wouldn't argue that this is a possibility, but if you did this you could also get hit by the car behind you that wanted to go around to the right, but didn't see you.
Forum: Face Plant 07-31-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,169
Posted By lfmn
I agree. My response about not riding to avoid...

I agree. My response about not riding to avoid accidents was in response to people who think every accident could have been avoided. I was in an accident in 2007 and while I was in rehab, there was a...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-30-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,244
Posted By lfmn
It's almost funny that when someone buys a $1,000...

It's almost funny that when someone buys a $1,000 Russell Day-Long seat and $1,000 Ohlin shocks for their BMW, no one says a word. But all upgrades on a Harley are somehow a result of a deficiency in...
Forum: Face Plant 07-30-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,169
Posted By lfmn
If you think that every accident was preventable...

If you think that every accident was preventable by the rider then you are mistaken. Not to say that some, or possibly even the majority couldn't have been prevented (even if not at fault), but there...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-29-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,668
Posted By lfmn
I would say it is a statistically insignificant...

I would say it is a statistically insignificant number. Off of advrider, I don't know a lot of people that put that kind of miles on a bike.
Forum: Face Plant 07-29-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,169
Posted By lfmn
I used to think like that until I saw a video on...

I used to think like that until I saw a video on TV of a bus careening across three lanes of traffic and hitting a car. The whole thing happened in about 2 seconds. We do the best we can, but even if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,833
Posted By lfmn
You will never changes some people's minds about...

You will never changes some people's minds about something they 'know' with mere facts.

20 years from now, and probably sooner, people will be looking back wondering what all the fuss was about.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-28-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,244
Posted By lfmn
Even worse, some people are mad that you enjoy...

Even worse, some people are mad that you enjoy it! :D
Forum: Road Warriors 07-28-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,668
Posted By lfmn
http://www.2wheelride.com/throttle_pro.html ...

http://www.2wheelride.com/throttle_pro.html

$20. Not really cruise control, but it allows you to rest your hand periodically.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,244
Posted By lfmn
+1 Unfortunately any thread with the word...

+1

Unfortunately any thread with the word Harley in it brings out those with nothing substantial to contribute, but an irresistible need to complain and whine. :rofl

Thanks to the ignore...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-23-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,244
Posted By lfmn
The benefit of a HD subforum is that the people...

The benefit of a HD subforum is that the people who can't control themselves could be banned from an entire subforum rather than the mods having to monitor every thread. There are really only a...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-23-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,244
Posted By lfmn
A question I frequently wonder about. :patch

A question I frequently wonder about. :patch
Forum: Road Warriors 07-22-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,244
Posted By lfmn
+1 If you really want a Harley, get a Harley...

+1

If you really want a Harley, get a Harley because nothing else will do. If you don't really want a Harley, don't spend the money.

I always keep two bikes - one Harley and one other. I've had...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,084
Posted By lfmn
Thanks for the heads up! Sounds like I should put...

Thanks for the heads up! Sounds like I should put this off for next year.
Forum: Canada 07-21-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,084
Posted By lfmn
I might not know that. Yahoo Maps is calling the...

I might not know that. Yahoo Maps is calling the Trans Canada Highway Highway 16. Time to get out a good paper map.
Forum: Canada 07-21-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,084
Posted By lfmn
Thanks. I should have used Google Maps first!

Thanks. I should have used Google Maps first!
Forum: Canada 07-21-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,084
Posted By lfmn
Thanks, that's plan B! :D I was hoping...

Thanks, that's plan B! :D

I was hoping there was a map with the information, but haven't found anything.
Forum: Canada 07-21-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,084
Posted By lfmn
Gas on the Trans Canada Hwy

I've looked on the web, but can't really find what I'm looking for. I'm planning a trip to Hyder in August and am trying to locate the gas stations along the way. I'm looking at taking the Trans...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-21-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,244
Posted By lfmn
Yet there is no group on the forum that cries and...

Yet there is no group on the forum that cries and whines on every sport bike thread.
Forum: Face Plant 07-18-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,264
Posted By lfmn
I was in a parking lot a couple of years ago and...

I was in a parking lot a couple of years ago and some old hag was cutting through in the middle of a row. She stopped, looked up at me and started to pull out anyway. I had an unbelievably loud horn...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,032
Posted By lfmn
I guess we have another asshat going on my ignore...

I guess we have another asshat going on my ignore list. Please feel free to kiss my West Virginia ass.

Try reading the rules: http://advrider.com/forums/announcement.php?f=11&a=88.

It would be...
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