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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Installed the little Natl Cycle Deflector...

Installed the little Natl Cycle Deflector windscreen today and took the opportunity to clean and lube the chain. What a bitch it is getting the SR400 up onto the center stand.
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Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,139
Posted By LPRoad
Agreed on both accounts.

Agreed on both accounts.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Great pics, looks like a nice ride.

Great pics, looks like a nice ride.
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Those look good. Might clash with my milk crate...

Those look good. Might clash with my milk crate though :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Thanks, any chance we can get a pic of them on...

Thanks, any chance we can get a pic of them on the SR400?
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Haha, I would have bought a KLR if they weren't...

Haha, I would have bought a KLR if they weren't so damned ugly. of course, my SR400 may end up looking something like this:
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Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Just found a great deal on a National Cycles...

Just found a great deal on a National Cycles Deflector windscreen. I am sure I will get as much hate for the screen as I did for the milk crate, but I am a rebel.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,139
Posted By LPRoad
I like this bike as is. I like the cruiser...

I like this bike as is. I like the cruiser styling, I like the power plant, I like the fact that it utilizes current technology, and I REALLY like the fact that it is made in the USA.

I don't...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Rode in to the nearest hardware store today, a...

Rode in to the nearest hardware store today, a little over a 90 mile round trip. Wind was gusty and blowing in the low to mid 20mph range; made me appreciate how relatively stable the SR400 is for a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,613
Posted By LPRoad
I'm 5/8, looks like it would be a good fit :) If...

I'm 5/8, looks like it would be a good fit :) If this bike had been available last year, it might have given the SR400 a run for the money in my book.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Good looking rack. How much of a hassle was it to...

Good looking rack. How much of a hassle was it to relocate the rear turn signals?
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,139
Posted By LPRoad
That would be my one concern as well. The last...

That would be my one concern as well. The last cruiser I owned had a similar saddle (no way to move around) and after 45 mins it was very uncomfortable. The only way to know if that was the case...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Well lets see. Chain drive. Brett did not make it...

Well lets see. Chain drive. Brett did not make it sound like the valve adjustment was a picnic. It would be a struggle keeping it at 75mph uphill in a 25 mph headwind.

I love my SR400, but it may...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
I like to cruise at approx 5200 RPM, not sure...

I like to cruise at approx 5200 RPM, not sure what the actual speed is, I plan to take my GPS one of these days and get an idea. It is probably around 60-65 mph. Anyway I am a long way from the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,613
Posted By LPRoad
Nice upgrade.

Nice upgrade.
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Just had my 600 mile service done. Slight...

Just had my 600 mile service done. Slight adjustment to the intake valve.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
I was wondering why I had such trouble logging on...

I was wondering why I had such trouble logging on this morning. :D
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Heading out from my tiny off-grid home on a mail...

Heading out from my tiny off-grid home on a mail run.

http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy119/LPRoad/2012-12-31230000-33_zps157d049d.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 51,164
Posted By LPRoad
Looks good. It isn't going to weigh much more...

Looks good. It isn't going to weigh much more than my SR400.
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,139
Posted By LPRoad
Thanks for the review.

Thanks for the review.
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
I have predicted from the beginning that the...

I have predicted from the beginning that the SR400 would not do well in the US. I love mine and I am glad I bought it before Yamaha decides it isn't worth importing them to the states.
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
That's great news. I wondered what was going on...

That's great news. I wondered what was going on that was causing you to have to kick it so many times. At least you have the mechanical savvy to figure it out.
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,139
Posted By LPRoad
Hmmm, maybe it reminds me of the old '65 Chev P/U...

Hmmm, maybe it reminds me of the old '65 Chev P/U I once owned. By the end it was mostly primer gray :D
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,139
Posted By LPRoad
I really like the matte gray ...

I really like the matte gray

http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy119/LPRoad/photos-15_zpsd6cb71e3.jpg (http://s783.photobucket.com/user/LPRoad/media/photos-15_zpsd6cb71e3.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Seriously, I find this to be the hardest bike to...

Seriously, I find this to be the hardest bike to get up on the center stand I have ever wrestled with. It would be about my only complaint so far.
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,139
Posted By LPRoad
I just bought a new motorcycle this year so I...

I just bought a new motorcycle this year so I can't get another one, but I have to admit, I want a Scout. It would be a great partner to my SR400 which I use as a utility bike. Be nice to have a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-14-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 168,216
Posted By LPRoad
I love it, it has been everything I hoped it...

I love it, it has been everything I hoped it would be. Starts first kick pretty much every time, gets mileage in the high 60s (hoping for 70 mpg when it is truly broken in). Has enough power and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-14-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 168,216
Posted By LPRoad
http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy119/LPRoad/00...

http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy119/LPRoad/001_zpsab067977.jpg (http://s783.photobucket.com/user/LPRoad/media/001_zpsab067977.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
My SR400 starts first kick pretty much every...

My SR400 starts first kick pretty much every time. I can think of 3 times I have had to kick it twice. I AM interested to see how it behaves when the temps start getting colder; but at this point, I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,411
Posted By LPRoad
Beauty

Beauty
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Took a ride up to Zuni Pueblo yesterday....

Took a ride up to Zuni Pueblo yesterday. Beautiful weather and 2 lane roads.

http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy119/LPRoad/015_zps075cc5ec.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Mine looks great although I have only ridden it...

Mine looks great although I have only ridden it in light rain once. Also I live in a very dry climate area.
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Proud loser status

Proud loser status
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
:) Just be advised, the supply of OEM rear racks...

:) Just be advised, the supply of OEM rear racks like I have seem to have dried up. NJ-Brett has been waiting for his (from the same place I bought mine) for over 2 months now. While it is just a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Haha, I told my wife that there would be general...

Haha, I told my wife that there would be general disapproval. And the dark grey is a lovely match, I expect it will be a new fashion trend. Of course if you lads want to chip in and get me a more...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
What kind of bike do you have? I am worried about...

What kind of bike do you have? I am worried about adequate clearance.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
Took a trip down to Quemado Lake today. About 130...

Took a trip down to Quemado Lake today. About 130 mile round trip. When I filled up my mileage was 69 mpg. I don't ride like a hooligan, my rpms are usually between 3500 and 5200.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
That looks great, I think I must have one. Any...

That looks great, I think I must have one. Any particular model of the Flyscreen? Was it much of a hassle to install?
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 245,257
Posted By LPRoad
What dealership was that? I bought mine at Bobby...

What dealership was that? I bought mine at Bobby J's



I agree 100%. So far I am loving the SR400. It is exactly what I hoped it would be.
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