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Twisted Throttle Fail
I'm getting things lined up for the final Rolling Thunder in DC next weekend. The national chapter announced last December that this would be the last year and they were stepping down.
In preparation for the trip, I ordered a 13l tank bag to fit onto my CTX. Since it has nothing but tupperware as far as the eye can see, I cannot use a magnetically attached bag and am limited in my choices. On the Faceplant CTX forum, another owner has this really slick tankbag setup that attaches to a locking ring which he secured to his fuel door. I thought, "that's just what I need!" and ordered it.
The bag arrived on Saturday. The locking ring is MIA. Not in the box, not in the bag, not even listed on the packing list. I have to call them later this morning to figure out why they completely failed to ship one of the most critical parts of the order and what they plan to do to get me one before Weds.
I know better than to trust online vendors like this, but I cannot find the bag anywhere locally, so it had to be ordered regardless.
Current Bikes -->
-1969 Indian MX125 -10-2009 to Present
-2014 Honda CTX1300 - 05-2015 to Present
Past Bikes ----->
-1973 Yamaha RD350
-1991 Harley Sportster 883 XL
-2000 Yamaha XV125
-2003 Piaggio Fly
-2004 Suzuki LS650 - 04-2005 to 07-2008
-2005 Boulevard C50 - 07-2008 to 5-2012
-2012 Vulcan 900 - 05-2012 to 05-2015
-2008 Yamaha FZ6 - 11-2008 to 04-2017
-2006 Star Virago - 05-2011 to 06-2017