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Slimy Crud run Wisconsin 1st Sunday May & Oct

Discussion in 'Great Lakes U.S.' started by gggGary, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. gggGary

    gggGary Stop that! XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    The fall crud run was today. Great weather, Allison and I went to Leland,
    Some pics;

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    Saw Steve from Sauk ride by, but didn't catch up with him.
     
  2. azman857

    azman857 '80 XS 650SG Rider Top Contributor

    I've seen Boss Hogs before but, a FLATHEAD V-8!?!? OMG! That had to sound good. The fairing on the /2 BMW, never seen one of those before. All of them fantastic.
     
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  3. Mailman

    Mailman Hardly a Guru Top Contributor

    Nice pics Gary! How fun to be able to go to a gathering like that with your wife on HER OWN bike!
    A nice eclectic gathering of motorcycles and riders.
    I notice that you are running Memphis shades windshields on both bikes, but different styles. If you don't mind, which models do you run and which do you like better? I like the look of the one you have on the resto mod.
    Thanks Bob
     
  4. Bob Kelly III

    Bob Kelly III Ranch Kid from way back,.... that got Old !

    And Momma by Period Piece ! I love it and gggGary You made her very happy ! you can see it on her face ! Well done man !
    ....thanks for posting the pics !
    ....
    Bob......
     
  5. Yes, great pics and double the fun with two bikes riding there ! thx for sharing -RT
     
  6. gggGary

    gggGary Stop that! XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    On resto https://memphisshades.com/collectio.../shooter-universal-handlebar-mount-windshield
    On period piece https://memphisshades.com/collectio...hell-cat-universal-handlebar-mount-windshield
    Couple notes about these shields.
    They were swapped when Allison complained the shorter 14" shooter made too much wind noise in her helmet.
    The taller 18" above headlight hellcat is much quieter.
    The reduced wind noise is sweet BUT no wind can become a backache on a what was a comfortable bar height/reach. I suspect the shield creates a low pressure area that actually PULLS the rider forward at highway speeds.
     
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  7. Mailman

    Mailman Hardly a Guru Top Contributor

    Thanks for the response Gary. I'm thinking ahead for our winter months and wanted to get a windshield more to knock the cold air blast down some , more than anything.
    You know those 60 degree winter days here in Arizona make my teeth chatter! Haha :confused:

    Btw, I had a Memphis Shades Deuce screen on my BMW that I thought was well made.
     
  8. gggGary

    gggGary Stop that! XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    Sure MM rub it in Hah we've had a VERY pleasant fall so far mostly mid 70's to mid 80's for the last month...
     
  9. Mailman

    Mailman Hardly a Guru Top Contributor

    Look at what's going on here. October and we're still hitting 100 degrees!
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