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Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
I'm sure that won't be hard to sell. Did you put...

I'm sure that won't be hard to sell. Did you put an ad in FM yet?
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
I really like those Ogio bags. :thumb Make my old...

I really like those Ogio bags. :thumb Make my old Nelson Rigg bags look pretty bad. Plus the straps are really wide and there's no way they are going under the seat without surgery of some sort....
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
:eek1holy buckets! Through Geico mine is $352 a...

:eek1holy buckets! Through Geico mine is $352 a year for full coverage. I'm 48 with a clean record. My 2001 fxdxt is $136.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Nice job and most likely way stiffer than my...

Nice job and most likely way stiffer than my set-up. Lots of ways to skin the cat. I wanted mine to line up with a patch of fuzzy velcro that came on the backside of the bags. Then I used some sticky...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,479
Posted By lagcam
Oh, I don't know... That Timex ought to fetch a...

Oh, I don't know... That Timex ought to fetch a few bucks on fleebay. Looks like there's an MSR bottle hangin' there too. :deal

Seriously tho, somebody will want it. Not me, but somebody.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Good idea. I just sort of took a piece of...

Good idea. I just sort of took a piece of aluminum and started eyeballing and bending in the vise. When I got the first one right I used it for a guide on the second one. I'll see if I can come up...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
BTW got 38mpg riding into a 20-30mph headwind...

BTW got 38mpg riding into a 20-30mph headwind today. On the way home, with the wind to my back, I got 52.2mpg.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Made some brackets and got my old Nelson-Rigg ...

Made some brackets and got my old Nelson-Rigg saddlebags to work. The brackets go on and off with only two bolts each.

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s69/lagcam/saddlebags1_zps3dfaeda0.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Nice shot at keeping the thread on topic. Well...

Nice shot at keeping the thread on topic. Well played sir! :thumb

I've got some padded undies already. Very nice but they don't help if the shape of the seat sucks, which is my problem with the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
I've only got 200 miles on mine so far but riding...

I've only got 200 miles on mine so far but riding fairly easy as I have the computer says I'm getting 45mpg or so. When I actually checked the mileage (once) I got 42. Looks like this Sunday it may...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Was thinking of a Wee... never ridden a 1k. Can...

Was thinking of a Wee... never ridden a 1k. Can they do that? :ear
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Guys strip down Gold Wings to build cafe racers...

Guys strip down Gold Wings to build cafe racers too. Motorcycles are all begging to be modded otherwise the aftermarket wouldn't be so huge.

Besides, who wouldn't want a strom that can do second...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 41,243
Posted By lagcam
Good point. It's just that my riding buddy's...

Good point. It's just that my riding buddy's FZR1000 had a little more steam, especially on the top end of the rev range.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 41,243
Posted By lagcam
+1 for the Z. And I'm hoping the FZ-09 I...

+1 for the Z.

And I'm hoping the FZ-09 I bought will have some range even with the small tank. Got the other 919 stuff covered for sure.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 41,243
Posted By lagcam
Also a plug for the GSXR1100 water coolers. I...

Also a plug for the GSXR1100 water coolers. I think 1994 till 1998(?). Yes it was big and a little heavy. Oh, and underpowered. Yyyaaaa, it was kind of a pig now that I think about it...:hmmmmm My...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 41,243
Posted By lagcam
Triumph 955 daytona 199? - 2006. Much better...

Triumph 955 daytona 199? - 2006. Much better street bike than the few full on race rep bikes I rode back then (R1, ZX10). Not as racy as those so was pretty much dismissed by the press, etc.
Mine...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,148
Posted By lagcam
I sat in on an situation like this in a machine...

I sat in on an situation like this in a machine shop I worked at in Florida. I was lead man and the pointy-head supervisor (last job was a restaurant) thought he would intimidate my horizontal...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
So this video is about eating a large plate of...

So this video is about eating a large plate of what seems to be whale uvula before riding your Yamaha... somewhere while being pursued by.... someone? Not sure what is going on there. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
I thought about finding a thin piece of foam to...

I thought about finding a thin piece of foam to smooth out the lumps but didn't do it. I never thought of the placemat option. Looks like a sheepskin pad it is. I like them in any case.
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Wow that is a bargain. Especially when you...

Wow that is a bargain. Especially when you consider I've got about 50 bucks in my lumpy homemade one. Well worth the extra c-note! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Nice! You get what you pay for. :deal I've...

Nice! You get what you pay for. :deal

I've been going the "KLR route", seeing what I can get done with the least amount of money. :shog It helps to be a machinist.

My $15.00 clearance...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Ok so Sargent Corbin I'm not, but I gave it a...

Ok so Sargent Corbin I'm not, but I gave it a shot. Cut an oval shaped hole most of the way through the stock foam to the pan, then cut several pieces of 1/2" carpet pad and glued the layers in. Then...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
mcmann did you get your MRA shield yet? I checked...

mcmann did you get your MRA shield yet? I checked with Twisted Throttle today and was told ETA is now April sometime.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Exactly. MC engines generally are in a much...

Exactly. MC engines generally are in a much higher state of tune; more radical valve timing, higher compression etc and still have to keep the EPA happy. That being said, I wonder how smooth the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 26,865
Posted By lagcam
A little Dyna candy playing around in the...

A little Dyna candy playing around in the studio..., er garage with my new White Lightning. Looks like I could do some chrome cleaning.:lol3
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,153
Posted By lagcam
The KTM option? :evil Beastly, fast and chews...

The KTM option? :evil Beastly, fast and chews with it's mouth open. If they would have made this 15 years ago... Well, I would have killed myself to death actually. But what fun while it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Yes, the S-C kit was what I was looking at. ...

Yes, the S-C kit was what I was looking at.
Also:
http://www.diymotorcycleseat.com/pics.htm
More talent needed than the SC kit. $160 looks better and better the more at look at this DIY site. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Ya I don't have any trouble with the springing...

Ya I don't have any trouble with the springing either and I weigh 2fiddy. Then again I don't ride as fast as I used to...:*sip*
I cranked up the preload front and back and actually found it to be...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Anybody try out the Seat Concepts foam/cover yet?...

Anybody try out the Seat Concepts foam/cover yet? That's my only real bitch about this bike. Seat is flat but feels like a bleacher. :kat
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Finally got to ride mine last weekend. Had to...

Finally got to ride mine last weekend. Had to haul to Mississippi to do it, but I couldn't stand it any more! :twitch

Short vid stitching some clips together. I was playing with different...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 26,865
Posted By lagcam
2001 FXDXT. Was offered a small fortune for the...

2001 FXDXT.
Was offered a small fortune for the fairing/triple tree so went to a standard windshield. The fairing created a lot of buffeting no matter where I set the adjustable screen so I don't...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 368,924
Posted By lagcam
Brought mine home right after Xmas. NO chance to...

Brought mine home right after Xmas. NO chance to ride yet here in frozen Iowa, so tinkering is the only thing to do. Found a good deal on some CRG levers, and ordered a Wolfman Peak tailbag which...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,770
Posted By lagcam
On the money. But I would never be able to give...

On the money. But I would never be able to give up my SS/SP for an SV650, the Duc is such a sexy bitch! :wink: But no older Ducati is a set it and forget it type of bike.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,672
Posted By lagcam
I agree. I've been running them on the 1200...

I agree. I've been running them on the 1200 Bandit, and I like them ok. A little noisy around town, but not that bad. Looks like the front is going to outlast the rear, which is a switch on this...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-08-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,980
Posted By lagcam
Big plus one. Makes me want to stick a FZ6 engine...

Big plus one. Makes me want to stick a FZ6 engine in my Vino and start a rental joint. :puke1
Forum: Battle scooters 08-07-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 20,380
Posted By lagcam
I have a 2006 Vino 125 and it is indeed kind of a...

I have a 2006 Vino 125 and it is indeed kind of a rattlebox. But it's not put your hands to sleep vibration. I ride mine all over, including 90 miles round trip to work on the back roads...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,783
Posted By lagcam
Never rode a Versys, but love my old Bandit. It...

Never rode a Versys, but love my old Bandit. It really can do anything from hooning around town to coast to coast touring. Not to mention it's as reliable as a ball peen hammer.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 471,883
Posted By lagcam
Most likely the slave cylinder for the hydraulic...

Most likely the slave cylinder for the hydraulic clutch leaked down as it sat. Mine does it sometimes too. If the lever travel changes at random times, usually a quick bleed will make it behave....
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,032
Posted By lagcam
I put Buell pegs on my ZX14 and it helps for...

I put Buell pegs on my ZX14 and it helps for sure. Along with some Gen-Mar risers I can go all day on the big gun. Still like the little Duc better though. I don't use that extra 100 hp all that...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,032
Posted By lagcam
I have no problem with 300 mile days on the SS....

I have no problem with 300 mile days on the SS. Here's a photo from a recent trip to Road America for SBK races. I used the little tank bag and no tail bag for this trip, but you can pack more if you...
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