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Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
At 600 miles, 4000 miles, and every 4000 after...

At 600 miles, 4000 miles, and every 4000 after that.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
60-70 mpg depending on wind, how hard I am...

60-70 mpg depending on wind, how hard I am riding, etc. 60 mpg is the lowest, I had several tanks where I got 69-70
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
The gathering takes place at the Yokum Princess...

The gathering takes place at the Yokum Princess Snowbird campground right at the base of the rocks at the intersection of Rts. 55, 28 and 33. there is camping, cabins, and a small motel above the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,286
Views: 1,065,242
Posted By LPRoad
Personally I love the bread loaf seat. They are...

Personally I love the bread loaf seat. They are comfortable and practical. Let the haters hate.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
I got lucky and scored one of these from japan...

I got lucky and scored one of these from japan before the supply dried up. I can tell you the capacity must have been set by a liability lawyer because the way it is constructed and attaches, it is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Made me happy, one of the reasons I bought one...

Made me happy, one of the reasons I bought one :evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 05:13 PM
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Views: 1,065,242
Posted By LPRoad
Damn, I like that seat.

Damn, I like that seat.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Well, if you ever make it out let me know, we...

Well, if you ever make it out let me know, we will go for a ride :) I have family in Culpepper VA, not sure how far that is from your neck of the woods.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Wow, that is a string of bad luck. My wife gave...

Wow, that is a string of bad luck. My wife gave me a guardian bell for mine, so perhaps I am protected (knocks on wood).

Got out for a couple of hours today, some dirt roads, but mostly pavement....
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
Thanks, great looking bike.

Thanks, great looking bike.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
Meggie, have you happened to notice what kind of...

Meggie, have you happened to notice what kind of gas mileage you are getting?
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
I will be interested to see how you like it.

I will be interested to see how you like it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 12:50 PM
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Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Weather is really starting to get nice, looking...

Weather is really starting to get nice, looking at temps in the low seventies next week. Only 1300 on my odometer at the moment, but I plan to start taking some longer rides soon. It has been dry, so...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5,286
Views: 1,065,242
Posted By LPRoad
I think you hit the main points. I REALLY like...

I think you hit the main points. I REALLY like the made in the USA factor, and after doing crash reports for almost 30 years, I am a believer in ABS brakes. At a purely cosmetic level, the 2015 black...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Yeah, I am going to put Shinko 244s on mine when...

Yeah, I am going to put Shinko 244s on mine when the OEM tires wear out, I ride quite a bit of dirt roads out here. Range is 200 miles easy, although I have set up mine with a couple of fuel bottles...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
I am only 5/9 but Brett is more your size, and he...

I am only 5/9 but Brett is more your size, and he seems to fit OK :) I love the bike, it is versatile, reliable, comfortable, and classy. It does everything I need it to do in style.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Only 1200 miles thus far. I will put more miles...

Only 1200 miles thus far. I will put more miles on this year since I am more settled in. I am looking forward to exploring the area, there is a lot to see within a couple of hours ride.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Weather has been nice here too. I took a decent...

Weather has been nice here too. I took a decent ride today, about 150 miles. I finally got around to mounting the gps. Speed with the stock tires is off by about 5 mph at the higher speeds. Cruising...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 05:56 AM
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Views: 1,065,242
Posted By LPRoad
I kinda like the square bags

I kinda like the square bags
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Decent looking bike, kind of reminds me of the...

Decent looking bike, kind of reminds me of the GZ250 I bought for my step-son when he got his license.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,562
Posted By LPRoad
I'm kind of liking the white (except for the...

I'm kind of liking the white (except for the green trim on the wheels)

http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy119/LPRoad/2015-Kawasaki-Vulcan-S-ABS-static-8_zps1e1bed0d.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Dumped the bike for the first time yesterday. It...

Dumped the bike for the first time yesterday. It was low speed and other than having to reset the rear view mirror and clean off some mud there was no damage. Got caught in a frozen rut. I definitely...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
That's unfortunate. Pretty much a town bike then....

That's unfortunate. Pretty much a town bike then. If I lived in town it would be at the top of my list.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,537
Posted By LPRoad
Good looking bike to my eyes. There is actually a...

Good looking bike to my eyes. There is actually a thread going already, but it has been dormant for a while.http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017028&highlight=Vulcan
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Cool pics :clap

Cool pics :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Generally one kick. Took me 2 the other morning,...

Generally one kick. Took me 2 the other morning, but that was pulling it out of a cold shed, probably right around freezing.
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
Well it looks great and I am glad you are...

Well it looks great and I am glad you are enjoying it.
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
I know it is subjective, but how do you like the...

I know it is subjective, but how do you like the seat? Taken any long rides yet?
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Yeah, I went out for a quick spin today. Temps in...

Yeah, I went out for a quick spin today. Temps in the middle thirties. I mainly wanted to see how Stybba started cold (2 kicks), move some fluids around, and put some charge on the battery. I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
It is a cruiser. I am certainly a "noob" on this...

It is a cruiser. I am certainly a "noob" on this forum, but it seems odd for someone to pop into a cruiser thread with the criticism that was applied. Compare the bike to other bikes in its class. My...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
Nice ride. I will look forward to hearing what...

Nice ride. I will look forward to hearing what your real world mileage is like. If I had a cool 10k lying about, I would be sorely tempted.
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Oh great, now I have the theme song from Smokey...

Oh great, now I have the theme song from Smokey and the Bandit stuck in my head :cry
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Congrats, looks like you guys are having fun.

Congrats, looks like you guys are having fun.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,863
Posted By LPRoad
Seriously. I live 45 mile from the nearest gas...

Seriously. I live 45 mile from the nearest gas station, a few more liters would be welcome. Oh well. My only other concern would be comfort. I had a Vulcan 500 which I really liked, but after an hour...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
Frankly I think that is a great idea, and if it...

Frankly I think that is a great idea, and if it was available around here, I would avail myself of it. Good news for NM residents, they opened an Indian dealership in Albuquerque.
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Yeah, I think when I wear out the oem tires, I...

Yeah, I think when I wear out the oem tires, I will take your advice and try out some Shinko 244s
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
Heh, that may be the wittiest thing I have read...

Heh, that may be the wittiest thing I have read on this forum :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,285
Posted By LPRoad
While I will not weigh in on the bike itself,...

While I will not weigh in on the bike itself, some of the reasons I chose the SR400 was the distance to a dealer, the solid reputation of the bike, and the readily available parts. I love the look of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,726
Posted By LPRoad
Congrats, look forward to hearing of your...

Congrats, look forward to hearing of your adventures when your bike arrives.
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,643
Posted By LPRoad
Took my own 100 miler yesterday, I wanted to...

Took my own 100 miler yesterday, I wanted to check out some of the trading posts up near Gallup. The weather was perfect, temps in the low 60s, wind was fairly calm, and there was not a cloud in the...
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