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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:55 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,385
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: 164
Views: 10,385
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: 164
Views: 10,385
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: 164
Views: 10,385
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: 68
Views: 5,136
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: 13
Views: 2,240
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: 5,321
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: 162
Views: 12,686
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: 5,321
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: 5,014
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: 5,321
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: 4,866
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: 162
Views: 12,686
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: 5,014
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: 162
Views: 12,686
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: 162
Views: 12,686
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: 162
Views: 12,686
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: 162
Views: 12,686
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: 27
Views: 1,427
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: 27
Views: 1,427
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: 27
Views: 1,427
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: 27
Views: 1,427
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: 27
Views: 1,427
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: 162
Views: 12,686
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: 9,611
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: 7,621
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...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,621
Posted By lfmn
Waaa, Waaa, Waaa. You hate Harley, we get it....

Waaa, Waaa, Waaa. You hate Harley, we get it. Quit crying and move along.
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,525
Posted By lfmn
No, too many asshats running their mouths about...

No, too many asshats running their mouths about Harleys. I've owned Harleys, Hondas, Yamahas, BMWs, Kawasakis and liked them all so I'm no Harley snob. I don't think some people get how disrespectful...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,525
Posted By lfmn
If you don't get it don't buy one. I don't...

If you don't get it don't buy one. I don't understand why someone would pay $10,000 for a watch, but I don't question it. It's their money and none of my business.

Maybe the reason they were...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,525
Posted By lfmn
Thanks to the mods for cleaning this thread up....

Thanks to the mods for cleaning this thread up. It would be nice to have a thread about Harleys that the Harley Haters didn't piss all over.

I'm not saying everyone has to like Harleys, but if...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,395
Posted By lfmn
Then don't buy one and let those of us that have...

Then don't buy one and let those of us that have one enjoy it without negative, nonproductive commentary.

I don't understand why some people think there is something to 'get'. There is nothing to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,705
Posted By lfmn
His mom grounded him and he's got nothing else to...

His mom grounded him and he's got nothing else to do except bug the grown ups.
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,705
Posted By lfmn
Anyone that has read your posts. You've shot...

Anyone that has read your posts.

You've shot your wad here, mostly all over your leg. :D

I've ridden all over the country on Harleys, and Hondas, and Kawasakis. I've found that people that can...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,705
Posted By lfmn
Some people never grew up and still think they...

Some people never grew up and still think they are the cool kid in school if they hate what everyone else likes.
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,705
Posted By lfmn
Markets for new products have to be created....

Markets for new products have to be created. There's no market for electric bikes because there are no electric bikes. When computers first came out a lot of people shook their heads because there...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,600
Posted By lfmn
Cool, carry your own keg of beer!

Cool, carry your own keg of beer!
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,705
Posted By lfmn
Just till it comes out. Then it will be - it...

Just till it comes out. Then it will be - it doesn't corner good enough, it doesn't stop good enough, it's too big, it's too small, it doesn't have this, it doesn't have that, why didn't they [fill...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By lfmn
That's the type of miss that would require a...

That's the type of miss that would require a change of underwear for me!

Congrats.
Forum: Face plant 06-16-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,222
Posted By lfmn
March 26, 2007 a truck made a right hand turn...

March 26, 2007 a truck made a right hand turn into me as I was preparing to turn right. A month in the hospital and a year of physical therapy and I'll never really walk right again. Pretty much...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 851,954
Posted By lfmn
They spend at least 20-30%. My brother bought a...

They spend at least 20-30%. My brother bought a used 2009 Fatboy and with labor, we estimate that it had about $10,000 in 'upgrades' - all cosmetic. He bought it in 2013 and with 4 years it had less...
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