Saturday, April 18, 2015

2012 HD FLSTFB Softail Fat Boy Lo Insurance Information -0-

2012 Harley-Davidson FLSTFB Softail Fat Boy Lo
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2012 Harley-Davidson FLSTFB Softail Fat Boy Lo
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2012 Harley-Davidson FLSTFB Softail Fat Boy Lo Review

Fat, dark and strong, this down-and-dirty version of the custom icon is the big dog on the road

Building on the Fat Boy® legacy, the Fat Boy® Lo brought a darker, slammed appearance to the world of boulevard cruisers. From front to back, this custom cruiser shows attitude, with custom, black bullet hole wheels, a denim black frame, blacked-out covers and header shields, and satin chrome in all the places mirror chrome would normally reside. A slammed, narrow-cut seat rides just 24.25-inches off the ground, while the forward foot controls and low, 1.25-inch handlebar create a secure stance that inspires a cruising state of mind. With the new addition of anti-lock brakes in the Security Package option, the Fat Boy Lo truly remains at the head of the pack.

2012 Harley-Davidson FLSTFB Softail Fat Boy Lo Model Highlights

NEW Rigid-mounted, counter-balanced Twin Cam103B™ V-Twin engine with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
NEW Low profile, 1.25-inch internally-wired handlebar
NEW Paint color options
- Seat is lower and narrower for an easy reach to the ground
- Leather tank panel with
Harley-Davidson® medallion
- Satin-chrome tank console and side badges
- Bullet Hole Disc Cast Aluminum wheels with black centers and machined outer rims
- Denim Black frame, swingarm, front shock covers, derby cover, horn cover, coil cover, oil tank, and air cleaner cover
- Gloss Black triple clamp covers and nacelle, headlight bucket, air cleaner cover trim ring, rear fender supports, footboards
- Black powder-coated powertrain with satin-chrome covers
- Rear suspension lowered 1.15-inch
- 200 mm rear tire
- Over/under shotgun exhaust with satin-chrome mufflers and muffler shields, and flat-black header shields
- Half-moon black rider floorboards
- Stainless steel 1.25-inch, internally-wired handlebar
- Rolled edge front fender
- Full-coverage rear fender

2012 Harley-Davidson FLSTFB Softail Fat Boy Lo Key Features and Benefits

- 6-Speed Cruise Drive® Transmission
- Horseshoe oil tank
- Five-gallon fuel tank

Specifications
US MSRP Price: Vivid Black $16,649, Solids $17,034 USD

Dimensions
Length 94.3 in. (2395 mm)
Overall Width 39.0 in. (990 mm)
Overall Height 43.1 in. (1095 mm)
Seat Height:
- Laden2 24.3 in. (616 mm)
- Unladen 26.4 in. (669 mm)
Ground Clearance 4.8 in. (122 mm)
Rake (steering head) 31.6°
Fork Angle 31.6°
Trail 5.8 in. (147 mm)
Wheelbase 64.5 in. (1638 mm)

Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, radial blackwall front and rear):
- Front – D408F 140/75R17 67V
- Rear – D407 200/55R17 78V
Fuel Capacity 5.0 gal. (18.9 L) (warning light at approximately 1.0 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 3.5 qts. (3.3 L)
Transmission Capacity 1.0 qt. (.95 L)
Primary Chain
Case Capacity 1.0 qt. (.95 L)

Weight:
- As Shipped 700 lbs. (318.0 kg)
- In Running Order 731 lbs. (332.0 kg)
- Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1160 lbs. (526.0 kg)
- Gross Axle Weight Rating:
- Front 430 lbs. (195.0 kg)
- Rear 730 lbs. (331.0 kg)

Engine
Engine Air-cooled, Twin Cam 103BTM
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3.875 in. x 4.38 in. (98.4 mm x 111.1 mm)
Displacement 103 cu. in. (1690 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Fuel System3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper, washable
Lubrication System Pressurized, dry-sump

Drivetrain
Primary Drive Chain, 34/46 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 32/66 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 6-Speed Cruise Drive®
Gear Ratios (overall): U.S.
- 1st 9.311
- 2nd 6.454
- 3rd 4.793
- 4th 3.882
- 5th 3.307
- 6th 2.79

Chassis
Frame Mild steel tubular frame; rectangular section backbone; stamped, cast, and forged junctions; forged fender supports; MIG welded
Swingarm Mild steel, round tube sections, forged junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks 41.3 mm telescopic, “beer can” covers
Rear Shocks Hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over
Wheels4: Black Bullet Hole Cast Aluminum Disc
- Front 17 in. x 3.5 in. (432 mm x 89 mm)
- Rear 17 in. x 6 in. (432 mm x 152 mm)
Brakes:
- Caliper Type 4-piston front and 2-piston rear
- Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, uniform expansion rotors
- Front 11.5 in. x .2 in. (292 mm x 5.1 mm)
- Rear 11.5 in. x .23 in. (292 mm x 5.8 mm)
- Anti-lock Braking System: Available

Suspension Travel:
- Front Wheel 5.1 in. (130 mm)
- Rear Wheel 3.6 in. (91 mm)

Performance
Engine Torque5 (per J1349):
- North America 98.7 ft. lbs. @ 3000 RPM (134 Nm @ 3000 RPM)
Lean Angle (per J1168):
- Right 25.6°
- Left 25.2°

Fuel Economy6 (EPA urban/highway test) 42 mpg (5.6 L/100 km)

COLOR OPTIONS
Solids
- Vivid Black
- Big Blue Pearl
- Brilliant Silver Pearl
- Black Denim

U.S. MSRP
Vivid Black $16,649
Solids $17,034

Electric
Battery (per Battery Council International Rating)
Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 19-amp/hour, 270 cca
Charging Three-phase, 38-amp system (439W @ 13V, 2000 rpm, 489W max power @ 13V)
Starting 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
- Headlamp (quartz halogen) 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
- Tail/Stop Lights 8W/28W (5W/21W)
- Turn Signal Lights 28W (21W) self-canceling
- Indicator Lamps: High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, security system7 (optional), 6-speed, low fuel warnings

Warranty
Warranty8 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval9 First 1000 miles (1600 km), every 5000 miles (8000 km) thereafter






Motorcycle Insurance Information
www.statefarm.com

State Farm® has offered motorcycle insurance for 40 years

Protection for the Open Road

The open road is always an adventure. You never know what might be around the bend. So make sure you're prepared for whatever the road has in store for you, with a State Farm motorcycle insurance policy.

Motorcycles Covered by State Farm
We will consider any factory-built motorcycle, motorscooter, and other two or three-wheel vehicles including minibikes and trail bikes licensed for use on public roads.

Available Coverage Options
= Bodily injury to someone else or property damage that you accidentally caused while riding your motorcycle. =
= Bodily injury to yourself because of an accident with an uninsured motorist. =
= Damage to your motorcycle caused by an accident. =
= Theft, fire, vandalism, and other losses even while your motorcycle is in storage for the winter. =
= Customization work, such as paint or upgraded components =
= Attached side cars. =

Note: This is only a general description of available coverages and is not a statement of contract. All coverages are subject to policy provisions and applicable endorsements. For further information on motorcycle insurance see a State Farm Agent.


Invictus -I-


Custom House Portraits by Michelle -0-






Buying a home can be a huge step in life. It can make you feel somehow grounded and extremely hopeful at the same time. Grounded in a sense of permanence and hopeful for a fresh start and, if you're like me, a brand new design to life with a fresh palette and a clean canvas.

It takes time to decorate a home just the way you want it and to track down artwork that fits your style and budget. There's something so special about buying art that's personal and seeing it every day in your home. Personalized art also makes for an exceptional one-of-a-kind gift for someone you love. That's why I wanted to share with you the artwork of watercolor painter Michelle Schneider. Her colorful and whimsical style is both creative and eye-catching and makes for a beautiful addition to any room in your home.


I had her paint an 8x10" house portrait as a gift for my friend. I can't wait to give it to her! Michelle made this video to show the process of the portrait.

Some people are seriously so talented!



Here is how my friend's house turned out!


I have spent many hours in my friend's front yard, on her front steps and in her home so this painting is special to me too. It captures the happy feeling that I have every time I enter her home. 

Michelle doesn't just create pieces she loves she creates art that is special to people and tells a story. If you want to see what I mean you have to read this precious story





Michelle created these bird paintings as part of her twelve bird challenge which you an read more about here



You can purchase your own house portrait or browse her large collection of artwork (both prints and originals) available in her shop. Mother's Day is right around the corner so be sure to get your order in soon to make sure you have it in time! You can also follow her blog or on Instagram to see more sneak peeks into her studio.

Feature Friday: City Farmhouse -0-



Today I am featuring the home of Jen from the blog City Farmhouse. Her home is a great example of how you can maintain a cozy cottage vibe living near a big city.  Here is what she says she loves most about her home:

What I love about my house...I love how bright & open the space is. We have tons of windows and from almost every one I have beautiful views of the bay & a barrier island. I love to wake up early especially in the warmer months to have coffee on my porch in the morning when the world is still asleep to watch the sunrise over the water, to count my blessings and find a little bit of peace before my busy day begins.


Enjoy! 

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You can read more about this room here.

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Read more about this Kitchen here.

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Read more about this space here.

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You can read more about this room here.

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Thanks so much to Jen for sharing her home with us! Make sure you check out her blog here

Dragon Ball Z HD Wallpaper -0-

Like a certain radioactive spider, Dragon Ball Z is the catalyst for my Anime Fan Origin Story. Growing up with the ludicrous high-flying, hard-hitting adventures of Son Goku and friends, it puts me in kind of a tough position as both a super-hardcore Dragon Ball fan and a person who writes video game reviews whenever a new Dragon Ball game comes out.















Friday, April 17, 2015

Black & White Roundup -0-


Today we have a great roundup of the newest color trend, black and white from my newest contributor, Marissa! She is constantly coming up with great projects on her blog, Marissa Waddell Interiors. I have to admit it's taken me awhile to get on board this new trend since I am a color lover but I truly love how graphic this new color combo can be! 
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Black and white are everywhere this spring! It's the easiest, most adaptable color trend-- B&W go with anything, look good in any pattern, and are always in style.
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Learn about all of my great contributors on my Meet The Team Page



Hello! I'm Marissa, an interior decorator in Raleigh, NC. I specialize in eDesign, which allows me to design for clients all over the world! I love simple and elegant design, vintage pieces, and anything gold. On my blog, I share my projects, ideas, and best finds.