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Do you like Virginia Jim's new avatar better than the previous one?

NO   (hint, this is the correct answer)
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Yes
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Voting closed: April 17, 2018, 09:37:34 am

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« Reply #45 on: April 24, 2018, 10:33:31 am »
Marty, I really like that pic with the Indian.  Where did you get it?

I thought you would. ----->https://imgur.com/gallery/0KDKs

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« Reply #46 on: April 24, 2018, 10:52:51 am »
The Indian is not a slow moving bike.  It has great acceleration.  For instance, on my weekly run to Dunkin there is a 45mph half mile hill I have to pull.  The Indian is up to 60 in no time at all in 4th and I have to remember to not do that when anyone is looking.  These bikes are deceiving in that you think they are slow based on how they look.  They really aren't.   I don't have any issues passing anyone even riding two up (weight of the bike and riders and gear can easily hit 3/4 of a ton).  High speed on corners, not so much.  Indian dealers have demo days several times a year.   Try one out.   In fact, I'm helping out tomorrow at our local demo days tomorrow.  I'm not the only C14 that's made the switch.  Truth be told, it's usually riders of the older set that are buying the big bikes, but then look at our demographic.

I have demo'd the Indian and it is a good bike for a v-twin cruiser. Definite improvement in performance and looks over the Victory line. You do know that we are just pulling your leg about the Indian being slow.  :)
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« Reply #47 on: April 24, 2018, 11:01:15 am »
Yes, I know...and just know that I'm kidding when I ban you.... ::) ;) :rotflmao: All in good fun of course.
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« Reply #48 on: April 24, 2018, 11:56:03 am »
Yes, I know...and just know that I'm kidding when I ban you.... ::) ;) :rotflmao: All in good fun of course.

 :rotflmao: I would ban me in a heartbeat!
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« Reply #49 on: April 24, 2018, 12:39:49 pm »
I don't need to run at high speeds all the time anymore.

That's good  :-X

The Indian is not a slow moving bike.  It has great acceleration.

It just seems like it, with no windshield



... and all those loose parts  :rotflmao:

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« Reply #50 on: April 24, 2018, 01:32:44 pm »


It just seems like it, with no windshield



... and all those loose parts  :rotflmao:
And that non-aerodynamic helmet he insists on wearing.
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« Reply #51 on: April 24, 2018, 03:53:34 pm »
FIFY
I have demo'd the Indian and it is a good bike for a v-twin cruiser. Definite improvement in performance and looks over the Victory line. You do know that we are I'm just pulling your leg about the Indian being slow.  :)

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« Reply #52 on: April 24, 2018, 04:19:39 pm »
Everything is relative.  Any reasonable displacement, modern motorcycle is "fast", when compared to most cars on the road.  And for Jim, what he has might be plenty fast or "fast enough."

Now, compared to a C14, a Roadmaster is not fast....

Stock C14, 0-60 2.9 seconds, 1/4 mile 10.56 seconds  (no flash or anything else... stock)

Stock Indian Roadmaster, 0-60 4.7 seconds, 1/4 mile 13.6 seconds

There is only so much you can do with an unfared, nearly 930+ pound bike, having only 2 air-cooled cylinders (!!), even despite the huge 1.8 liter displacement.

And how about my reasonably fast car?

Stock G37S, 0-60 5.0 seconds, 1/4 mile 13.5 seconds
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« Reply #53 on: April 26, 2018, 10:07:40 am »
That's good  :-X

It just seems like it, with no windshield



... and all those loose parts  :rotflmao:


I have an electric windshield, heated seats, heated grips, ABS (non linked) and horrors upon horrors...................cruise control that works very very well.  How many of you on C14s have factory cruise control?  Wait a minute!  That's right...........0.   :rotflmao:   I just test rode a Roadmaster with the 116 engine mod...Wow!
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« Reply #54 on: April 26, 2018, 10:51:35 am »
  I just test rode a Roadmaster with the 116 engine mod...Wow!

Crossed the century mark eh? (HP not velocity)

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« Reply #55 on: April 26, 2018, 01:25:25 pm »
 :thumbs:
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« Reply #56 on: April 11, 2020, 11:41:44 am »
Welcome back. However keeping on topic, your avatar is somewhat annoying. You know things were a lot more peaceful around here when you had the old one with the sword held on high. Could be related, could be.  ;)


You know, I think that you are right.  I've been toying with the idea of getting an Angel sword covered with flames.  I'll see what I can come up with.

This will have to do for now..


In light of recent forum uplifting and fortunate events (see quotes above), I suggest this thread be locked at this point since most of it pertains to earlier events and is no longer current and could be misconstrued.

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« Reply #57 on: May 05, 2020, 01:09:16 pm »

Jim,
What's with that yellow stuff flying above your head? 
Looks a little like when the cartoon characters get hit over the head and see stars. 
 ???

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« Reply #58 on: May 05, 2020, 03:47:03 pm »
Fire dancing along the sword.  Stings more (to the choppe) when I chop off a head.  They also don't bleed as much so not as much cleanup.
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