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Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,800
Posted By lagcam
Ditto heated grips. Thought I would only use them...

Ditto heated grips. Thought I would only use them in "really cold weather". Now whenever there's even the slightest chill in my fingys I dive for that switch. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
Well today I put the Little Fizzer through a...

Well today I put the Little Fizzer through a little bit of everything that Iowa has to offer, including gravel roads, waterways and water crossings (twice).

Decided it's a keeper after all! :clap ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
Ya I had high hopes for the Switchback when it...

Ya I had high hopes for the Switchback when it was announced, but when I saw one at the dealer I was disappointed. Looked to me like a Road king for... sissies :patch. Not my exact words but this is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
FXDXT here, although I had to go to forwards due...

FXDXT here, although I had to go to forwards due to lanky leg problems.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
Well it's more that I've come to like the lazy...

Well it's more that I've come to like the lazy cadence of the big twin more than the immediacy of the triple. Or something.:hmmmmm

The fizzer is comfy, has plenty of power (of course) and now with...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
Finally got some miles on after the...

Finally got some miles on after the slip-on/Stoltec reflash. The ecu fix is well worth the money.

That being said, now that I've done all these things to the bike, I'm seriously thinking of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,846
Posted By lagcam
Usually this. Gets 45-50mpg depending on the...

Usually this. Gets 45-50mpg depending on the wind/mood.:evil
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s69/lagcam/done1_zps7abea262.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6,102
Views: 376,218
Posted By lagcam
Made the trip to RA for the vintage races last...

Made the trip to RA for the vintage races last weekend. Got lucky on weather for a change. Photo teasers:
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 98,387
Posted By lagcam
At Lake Michigan last weekend: ...

At Lake Michigan last weekend:

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s69/lagcam/Road%20America%20Vintage%202014/IMG_9904_zpsa359548e.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,885
Posted By lagcam
Went to the vintage races at Road America last...

Went to the vintage races at Road America last weekend. Wandered over to Lake Michigan for a photo op.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
Welcome!:clap I've spent a lot of time picking...

Welcome!:clap
I've spent a lot of time picking your brain (internetwise) in the last few months.:deal
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
Plugged the hose for the AIS today with a 5/8"...

Plugged the hose for the AIS today with a 5/8" roll pin. Completely eliminated the popping when dropping the throttle. In a few weeks I will send the ECU off for a flash and all will be good! :clap
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
Nice little ride today. Did 225 miles and got a...

Nice little ride today. Did 225 miles and got a photo at the Mississippi river overlook at Lansing. :clap

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s69/lagcam/done1_zps7abea262.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
Wow it never even crossed my mind that someone...

Wow it never even crossed my mind that someone would steal a seat pad. Here in Iowa, USA the kind of person that would want a seat pad would most likely NOT be the type to steal. And a seat pad would...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
It is a Pro Pad Air series pad. Got it at J&P...

It is a Pro Pad Air series pad. Got it at J&P cycles for 35 or 40 bucks when I was in there getting Harley fixits.
I believe it was this one:

http://www.jpcycles.com/product/504-602
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
Went with the Seat Concepts foam and cover. Much...

Went with the Seat Concepts foam and cover. Much better!:clap
The cheap pad does a nice job of keeping the air moving under the tush. In a few weeks I'll get to go on the first decent trip of the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,885
Posted By lagcam
I went with the Memphis Shades lowers, plus I...

I went with the Memphis Shades lowers, plus I bought two more of the plastics only and mounted them on the windshield. Took the updraft away that would follow up my legs and take my breath away....
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
Posted By lagcam
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,242
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, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 10:49 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,488
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, 08:00 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,488
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, 07:36 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,488
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, 07:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,488
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, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,345
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, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,665
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...
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