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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by Hppants » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:18 am

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Post by bungie4 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:08 pm

Its in the parking lot at work. 'Sposed to rain for the next few days (Hurricane remenants).
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Post by Uncle Hud » Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:51 pm

Walked by it to ride wifey's FZ-07. Squealed the rear tire downshifting on the approach to a stoplight. Liked to give me a heart attack.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by wheatonFJR » Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:21 pm

Uncle Hud wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:51 pm
Walked by it to ride wifey's FZ-07. Squealed the rear tire downshifting on the approach to a stoplight. Liked to give me a heart attack.
...back to parking lot drills for you!

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Post by Hppants » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:21 am

No ABS or traction control for the FZ-07, Hud?

Boy, I'd like to give that bike a good test ride. It's on the very short list for my "twisty bike" when I move to Georgia.
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Post by El Toro Joe » Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:46 am

Rode it to work...should be 90 for my ride home.
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Post by wheatonFJR » Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:56 am

El Toro Joe wrote:
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Rode it to work...should be 90 for my ride home.
Hopefully no traffic jams...
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Post by gixxerjasen » Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:05 am

90 is nice riding weather.
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Post by bungie4 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:08 am

The FZ07 has the magic.
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Post by danh600 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:21 am

Uncle Hud wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:51 pm
Walked by it to ride wifey's FZ-07. Squealed the rear tire downshifting on the approach to a stoplight. Liked to give me a heart attack.
I am trying to get my wife to trade in one of her cruisers for an MT-07 or MT-09.
No luck yet.
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Post by Blueridgerider » Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:30 am

I put on a set of GT's and had a wobble. I told the service manager and his response, Just ride it as I was going on a multiple day trip. Got back and the wobble was pretty severe so went to another dealer to install All Balls. To everyone's surprise it lessened it but did not take it all away. The mechanic took a look at the front tire and said it was defective. I took a chance replacing the new tire but figured if it was not bad I would have a spare and really wanted the wobble gone. The new tire was the culprit and the wobble was history. We contacted Michelin and they paid for the new tire. Great customer service on their part. The bike hold a line so well now and feels very tight. Really happy I stuck with it until I figured out what was wrong.
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Post by Blueridgerider » Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:37 am

I also put on a set of R-Gaza crash bars. As others have said the box that came from Russia was totally beat up but the bars ok. It was not the easiest job and the fact they sent one bolt without threads did not help but I finally got them on. I really like the looks of these and now have peace of mind in case it drops. I am a believer that its not if but when the bike will fall. I would not want to deal with fixing the damage that would happen without the bars, dealing with insurance claims, increased premiums etc. Cheap insurance in my opinion.
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Re: What did you do to your FJR today?

Post by El Toro Joe » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:37 pm

gixxerjasen wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:05 am
90 is nice riding weather.
Not really...
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Post by wheatonFJR » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:53 pm

El Toro Joe wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:37 pm
gixxerjasen wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:05 am
90 is nice riding weather.
Not really...
It's better than snow and freezing rain, that's for sure. Open the vents on that jacket and get some wind movin...
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Post by gixxerjasen » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:20 pm

wheatonFJR wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:53 pm
El Toro Joe wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:37 pm
gixxerjasen wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:05 am
90 is nice riding weather.
Not really...
It's better than snow and freezing rain, that's for sure. Open the vents on that jacket and get some wind movin...
It's also better than 110F. We've spent June and most of July around 90F, and for that I am very very very happy because it's usually MUCH higher by this point in the summer. I'm certain August will come around to it's senses though and try to kill us.
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Post by wheatonFJR » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:28 pm

It's nice and cool in Greenville.
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Post by czimmer » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:12 pm

gixxerjasen wrote:
wheatonFJR wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:53 pm
El Toro Joe wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:37 pm
Not really...
It's better than snow and freezing rain, that's for sure. Open the vents on that jacket and get some wind movin...
It's also better than 110F. We've spent June and most of July around 90F, and for that I am very very very happy because it's usually MUCH higher by this point in the summer. I'm certain August will come around to it's senses though and try to kill us.
Where are you located? I am in southern NV so I can definitely relate to this comment.

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Post by ionbeam » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:26 pm

czimmer wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:12 pm
gixxerjasen wrote:...It's also better than 110F...I'm certain August will come around to it's senses though and try to kill us.
Where are you located? I am in southern NV so I can definitely relate to this comment.
Under gixxerjasen's avatar it says Location: DFW; I'd go out on a limb and say he is in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas.

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Post by gixxerjasen » Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:20 pm

ionbeam wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:26 pm
czimmer wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:12 pm
gixxerjasen wrote:...It's also better than 110F...I'm certain August will come around to it's senses though and try to kill us.
Where are you located? I am in southern NV so I can definitely relate to this comment.
Under gixxerjasen's avatar it says Location: DFW; I'd go out on a limb and say he is in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas.
Yep, enjoying our "Mild" summer so far. Also enjoying the amount of rain we've had, I didn't turn on the sprinklers for the lawn till just the other day.

Of course, now I'm needing to force myself to find time to ride. Changed jobs and things have been hectic so no riding.
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