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Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:14 AM
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Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
FWIW..... Purchased a new Vision last March....

FWIW.....

Purchased a new Vision last March. Just completed about 4,000 miles on her. It is a great bike. I'm more fond of it than any bike I've ever owned, so far.

I'm a life-long BMW...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Rollin's At It Again!

Great reading, especially for us Victory guys......

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24866577#post24866577
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,755
Posted By SPOAT
Thanks for the great trip report Rollin'! ...

Thanks for the great trip report Rollin'!

Enjoyed the show!

Go Victory!

All the best,
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
If you do, ya might want to stop by the race...

If you do, ya might want to stop by the race track for a look-see.

http://www.racesgmp.com/facility-photos.da
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z197/wardenross...

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z197/wardenross/NakedMotocross.jpg (http://s193.photobucket.com/user/wardenross/media/NakedMotocross.jpg.html)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Dang! Just got around to checking the forum and...

Dang! Just got around to checking the forum and missed all of this...

Not getting my usual email notifications or what? ? ?

Oh well, it was not meant to be. :waysad

Maybe next time.
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
From what I hear only about 123 bikes were...

From what I hear only about 123 bikes were affected by this recall (already sold or on the showroom floor). The balance was still in the shipping containers.

Apparently it was fixable at the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Holy Cow! Just got home and parked the bike. I...

Holy Cow! Just got home and parked the bike. I was just a few minutes from there and was hurrying home to miss the rain showers. Did ride through two, but not too bad.

Hummmmmmmmmmmmmmm?
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Oh yea! Sweet!

Oh yea! Sweet!
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Victory is one of the best kept secrets in...

Victory is one of the best kept secrets in motorbiking.

I'm a life long Bavarian type rider and never even looked at cruiser. I would have never believed how well the Vic touring bikes handle,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Yup, dat was me! ...

Yup, dat was me!

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z197/wardenross/dumb-et-dumber-1994-03-g.jpg (http://s193.photobucket.com/user/wardenross/media/dumb-et-dumber-1994-03-g.jpg.html)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
With a 600 pound dirt bike, you'd better take...

With a 600 pound dirt bike, you'd better take "the long way round" the mud hole and when she leans and slips it really is a "long way down"! :eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
I'm going to report you to PETAB. People for...

I'm going to report you to PETAB.

People for the Ethical Treatment of American Beemer's. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Way to go Terry. Glad you got it early...

Way to go Terry.

Glad you got it early before the afternoon heat.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
You boys get it above the gnat line. Hey...

You boys get it above the gnat line.


Hey b1pig, I used to live in Teeterville.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
I'm on call, or I would grab it. Although,...

I'm on call, or I would grab it.

Although, if I had some riding time, I would probably head back towards north for a little less heat and humidity.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
I live with fear and danger every day.... . ....

I live with fear and danger every day....
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until I leave her at home and head for work at 0645 hours.


Hey, I wanted this tag, but instead headed to upper Alabama this weekend and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-05-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
What is the difference between a Boy Scout and a...

What is the difference between a Boy Scout and a Policeman?
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The Boy Scout has adult supervision.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Dang! I know just where that Tag is!

Dang! I know just where that Tag is!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Hey Terry, Yep, you got the right Jody. ...

Hey Terry,

Yep, you got the right Jody.

Traded the LT for the Vision. Traded the Triumph Sprint ST for a Tiger 1050 ABS.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
I don't ride much at night. Old and about blind....

I don't ride much at night. Old and about blind. I wheeled into that parking lot last night at road speed and didn't realize it was gravel. I'm still new to the Vision and it was a hand full....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Congrats Brody! I wanted to do something a...

Congrats Brody!

I wanted to do something a little further away, but time and resources (IE The Job) didn't allow it for now. Maybe next time.

That thing is a real "rubbernecker" when you first...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
I only enjoy them on special occasions! ...

I only enjoy them on special occasions!

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z197/wardenross/Boxer/zzr_screenleanII.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Wow, the Vision's tail lights print a red V on...

Wow, the Vision's tail lights print a red V on the ground!

More little known Vision facts!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Okay Lads and Lassies. The Tag. ...

Okay Lads and Lassies.

The Tag.

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z197/wardenross/Vision/zzr_saucer_zpsba9126b2.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Zero. Nada. Nuttin. Absolutely no issues with...

Zero. Nada. Nuttin. Absolutely no issues with the Victorys.

She is ready to roll.

You only need to add the little hand air pump for the rear shock. And maybe a back rest.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
I just had to get this one. Been on-call and...

I just had to get this one. Been on-call and been working 60 hours a week, so this one was convenient and easy enough to try. I wasn't sure it was Fitzgerald, but took a stab at it.

Did about a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
DID I GET IT? DID I GET IT? !!!!!!!!!!!!! ...

DID I GET IT? DID I GET IT? !!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z197/wardenross/Vision/Fitzgerald_zps14576c4e.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 401,672
Posted By SPOAT
Howdy GA Fans, I wanted to join (subscribe?)...

Howdy GA Fans,

I wanted to join (subscribe?) to this thread so it will email me the notifications of new posts.

Here is my lame excuse:

Hey GAVic,

Do those little mirrors work on the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Like that bike! Make's me want one for my solo,...

Like that bike! Make's me want one for my solo, summer rides.
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
I'm actually doing the same thing you are. :gerg...

I'm actually doing the same thing you are. :gerg

But I got to wondering, did the dealer's guy get it right? :dunno
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
My Vision appears on the loose side when at room...

My Vision appears on the loose side when at room temperature, but when it's hot, she's pretty tight.

I was told to always check it at room temp. (cold) and that is what the Victory specs are aimed...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Roger that........... Roger,...

Roger that...........



Roger, roger..........

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z197/wardenross/Vision/B1_zpsc4aa96d3.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Hey, that's what I'm talkin' about. :ricky Fabric...

Hey, that's what I'm talkin' about. :ricky Fabric key rings. Think I've already got a "remove before flight" on an old side stand plate.

Tell me about belt sequel.

Mine has a very slight...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Thanks all for the good info. When I said key...

Thanks all for the good info. When I said key fob, I meant a key ring of some sort. Don't like carring a loose key around.

Had a great weekend ride around central west GA and onto north east...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
While I'm at it.....got some dumb VISION...

While I'm at it.....got some dumb VISION questions. I'm the new guy remember....

1. I don't use overdrive unless I'm traveling over 65 mph and the land is pretty flat. Hills and valleys keep in...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Hey Rollin' (or anyone) - Question: Wifey...

Hey Rollin' (or anyone) - Question:

Wifey has a difficult time mounting our Vision. She says she misses the trunk's luggage rack we had on the BMW LT. She used it for a grab handle.

Is a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Howdy Friend, If you absolutely, positively,...

Howdy Friend,

If you absolutely, positively, to heck with the weather, have to be there overnight, you want a full-frame-mounted fairing. "Looks" are not necessarily at the top-o-da-list.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Yea man. I thought I wanted the XC as I'm sure...

Yea man. I thought I wanted the XC as I'm sure it is much more popular and should have much better resale value.....

But Wifey voted, after riding both, and the Vision won. I was good-to-go with...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 264,794
Posted By SPOAT
Hey there GAVic, I may have passed your bike...

Hey there GAVic,

I may have passed your bike last weekend at the Jug Fest in Roberta.

Was that you riding with a XC?
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