new member from memphis - Victory Forums - Victory Motorcycle Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-18-2013, 10:45 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 135
Default new member from memphis

i stumbled across this forum while browsing all things pertaining to victory and thought i would join.

i rode in my younger days and after 20 years of not riding i bought a 2003 vegas about 3 years ago.

the following mods were already done when i bought it.

200/50 18 rear tire. mbw signals front and rear. low profile windshield. victory performance exhaust pipes. decals removed from gas tank.

i purchased viking saddle bags this past december. they fit good if i have my passenger seat on but when i use just my solo seat they stick out sideways some. i got to looking and found out that with the solo seat on the bolts pull the bags out due to the curvature of the fender struts. i guess i need to find some small washers to fit in the holes of the struts to make the bags sit level.

i am a short guy and on my toes when i stop. any advice on lowering it keeping in mind my wide tire on the back.

here is a list of thing i have had to repair in the 3 years i have had it.

fuel pump, clutch cable, ignition coil, throttle body cleaned. oh yea, brake pads and rear rotor.

what should i expect to go out next lol. it had 15,000 miles on it when i bought it and now has 21,000 on it.
lorider is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-19-2013, 11:34 AM
Senior Member
 
moosehead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 403
Default

welcome to the club.

2013 Sunset Red XC
2008 Suzuki B-King
moosehead is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-19-2013, 12:15 PM
Lifetime Premium
 
LILMAGS500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Peoples Republic of Massachusetts
Posts: 9,684
Garage
Default

Welcome aboard !

2014 Cross Country
2014 XC , Lloyds A/F , Timing Wheel +4 , PCV , Miller Mufflers , 1/4 Turn Throttle Ring , Dyno Tuned by KMC Powersports 98HP 113 TQ
LILMAGS500 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-19-2013, 12:24 PM
Administrator
 
CrossRoads's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: OC, CA
Posts: 5,947
Default

Welcome aboard!

Please add your bike's year and model to your signature. Here's why.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Riding: 2011 Cross Roads & 2016 Springfield
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
Blest with victory and peace, may the heav'n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust."
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!
CrossRoads is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-21-2013, 09:13 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 135
Default thanks for the welcome guys

hey moosehead. what part of ala. are you in ? i have a daughter that lives just north of mobile. i did some work in huntsville for about 3 months a few years ago.
lorider is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Victory Forums - Victory Motorcycle Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome