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A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« on: March 25, 2017, 08:47:21 am »
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2017, 09:01:47 am »
Same bat channel same bat time?
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2017, 12:57:47 pm »
Yep, I'm building suspense.
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2017, 03:42:04 pm »
Said frankie howard ?
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2017, 03:46:21 pm »
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2017, 04:15:50 pm »
The wife and I were out doing some errands yesterday and we stopped in at the local Indian dealer in Fredericksburg.   My wife has always liked Indian Motorcycles and as up to now it's been more about me than her, decided to get a 2016 Roadmaster.  Didn't do a test ride.  Just bought it.  Liked the dealer, liked his people.  Rode over a hundred miles on it today.  Enjoyed the heck out of it.  My wife loves the comfort.   Definitely have to get used to it as it's a different ride than the C14.  More relaxed.  Got plenty of power as well.

It's got cruise control, TPMS, ABS, alarm, radio, keyless start (uses a push button).  Seats feel good, at least on the short ride we did today.  I think I could get used to it.  Oh, electric screen as well.

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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2017, 04:27:14 pm »
An art deco Indian? Interesting. Keeping the c14?
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2017, 05:20:16 pm »
Congrats on the new ride Jim! The very best of luck with it and hope you enjoy it over time.

Like Gary said, going to keep the C-14?

If that thing is 'button start', does it have the dreaded (gasp!) fob?

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The wife and I were out doing some errands yesterday and we stopped in at the local Indian dealer in Fredericksburg.   My wife has always liked Indian Motorcycles and as up to now it's been more about me than her, decided to get a 2016 Roadmaster.  Didn't do a test ride.  Just bought it.  Liked the dealer, liked his people.  Rode over a hundred miles on it today.  Enjoyed the heck out of it.  My wife loves the comfort.   Definitely have to get used to it as it's a different ride than the C14.  More relaxed.  Got plenty of power as well.

It's got cruise control, TPMS, ABS, alarm, radio, keyless start (uses a push button).  Seats feel good, at least on the short ride we did today.  I think I could get used to it.  Oh, electric screen as well.

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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2017, 07:35:00 am »
Of course it has a fob!  No knobby to turn either.   At this point, I'm undecided.  I don't do well with two bikes, but at this time it's still in the stable.  I've been babying the Indian a bit on the break in but I did pass a car at speed with us 2-up.  No problems in the power band.  That low center of gravity is different as far as low speed maneuvering.  Although that might be due to the very wide handlebars.   I prefer the low speed maneuvering of the C14.  And speaking of handlebars, all the wiring is in the bars...nice touch. 

Even if I do eventually sell the C14 (I'll have to wash it...sigh), I'll still be here.  This is my home.  Where else can I torment people I like with wild abandon?
« Last Edit: March 26, 2017, 08:07:36 am by VirginiaJim »
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2017, 08:09:07 am »
Of course it has a fob!  No knobby to turn either.   At this point, I'm undecided.  I don't do well with two bikes, but at this time it's still in the stable.  I've been babying the Indian a bit on the break in but I did pass a car at speed with us 2-up.  No problems in the power band.  That low center of gravity is different as far as low speed maneuvering.  Although that might be due to the very wide handlebars.   I prefer the low speed maneuvering of the C14.  And speaking of handlebars, all the wiring is in the bars...nice touch. 

Even if I do eventually sell the C14 (I'll have to wash it...sigh), I'll still be here.  This is my home.  Where else can I torment people I like with wild abandon?

Isn't that what families are for?
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #10 on: March 26, 2017, 08:14:19 am »
Exactly.  We were down at my wife's family home last week.  All I did was get insulted.  Felt like Rodney Dangerfield.  I loved it.
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #11 on: March 26, 2017, 08:16:09 am »
There you go. If they didn't care then they wouldn't insult you.
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #12 on: March 26, 2017, 08:56:38 am »
That's the way I feel about it...

I'm also thinking about some accessories for it that I can put on the shelf.
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #13 on: March 26, 2017, 09:26:01 am »
Yes, that will take some careful consideration.
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Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum...
« Reply #14 on: March 26, 2017, 10:59:41 am »
Enjoy, Jim! I like those bikes. 8)
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