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Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,560
Posted By twowheelnut
Yup, common here except for the big boys. I...

Yup, common here except for the big boys. I don't blame them a bit for wanting to go riding...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-27-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By twowheelnut
Don't buy the BMW branded one. Just buy the...

Don't buy the BMW branded one. Just buy the regular versions and save yourself some coin.

I use the Zumo 550, myself. Great unit.
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,857
Posted By twowheelnut
Link to cromeit left side 'heat fix': ...

Link to cromeit left side 'heat fix':

http://www.fjrowners.ws/forum/messages/6/10176.html

And the right side:

http://www.fjrowners.ws/forum/messages/6/10235.html

Under tank 'heat blanket'
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,857
Posted By twowheelnut
Some have issues with it - most on the '06's and...

Some have issues with it - most on the '06's and '07's. I've ridden a few of each - all stock - and can't really see what all the griping is about. Do you have to be aware of your throttle hand? ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,857
Posted By twowheelnut
FJR urban legend. The heat ain't coming off the...

FJR urban legend. The heat ain't coming off the cat, it's coming from the radiator and motor.
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,857
Posted By twowheelnut
Keep in mind that this platform likes lots of air...

Keep in mind that this platform likes lots of air in the tires. Most run 40 to 42 front, 42 to 44 rear.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,857
Posted By twowheelnut
Warchild went through exhaustive (pun intended)...

Warchild went through exhaustive (pun intended) research and even went as far as having the new guides sent to a metallurgy lab. Result: Same item as the ones being replaced.

Apparently,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,857
Posted By twowheelnut
Just so you know... Yamaha did not change the...

Just so you know... Yamaha did not change the valve guides. The same part number exists for the the replacements. They only changed the oil seals.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,857
Posted By twowheelnut
8.3 K on an '05 for $8,500? Sounds good to me,...

8.3 K on an '05 for $8,500? Sounds good to me, but yeah, shoot a little lower.

My '05 has been bullet proof for 60,000 miles. Tires, oil/filter, coolant and brake pads - basic consumables only. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,055
Posted By twowheelnut
Baby got back... ...

Baby got back...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v634/twowheelnut/IMG_2498.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,049
Posted By twowheelnut
http://www.tastynuts.com/site/frameset.htm ...

http://www.tastynuts.com/site/frameset.htm


MC specialists. Also have aluminum and titanium.
Forum: Equipment 02-29-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,993
Posted By twowheelnut
I have prescriptions with Polarizing. Always...

I have prescriptions with Polarizing. Always have. The only issues I have are trying to take photos with the Polarizing lens on the camera and sometimes the roadway looks pinkish.
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By twowheelnut
Already done. Spendy, though. ...

Already done. Spendy, though.

http://www.rka-luggage.com/A02%20Tankbags/com%20bag%20Build%20sheet/Master%20Accessoires%20Build%20Sheet.html
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,879
Posted By twowheelnut
I'm and FJR kinda guy, so I'm slightly biased,...

I'm and FJR kinda guy, so I'm slightly biased, but your list is full of good bikes. FWIW, I have 56,000 trouble-free miles on my '05. Still pulls like a train and everything has held up well.

It...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By twowheelnut
Don't forget to hit the Mighty 190 while you are...

Don't forget to hit the Mighty 190 while you are in the area...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-07-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9,552
Views: 3,829,062
Posted By twowheelnut
Anytime, bro.

Anytime, bro.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,400
Posted By twowheelnut
Keeeerectamundo. It's more to do with sales tax...

Keeeerectamundo. It's more to do with sales tax revenue loss than anything else. The CA emissions is more often cited as the reason for this regulation. Mind you, it only applies to CA residents...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By twowheelnut
Smitty does mad-crazy electrical and mechanical...

Smitty does mad-crazy electrical and mechanical work. He did my Audiovox CC and did a stellar job (he flew out to LoCal to do a bunch of installs on FJR's). If he throws out something like he shows...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-07-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9,552
Views: 3,829,062
Posted By twowheelnut
*snerk* Blow-up sheep sex toys have...

*snerk*

Blow-up sheep sex toys have collateral arteries? Who knew?! :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7,621
Views: 1,410,717
Posted By twowheelnut
O. M. G. :eek1 For Sale:

O.

M.

G.

:eek1

For Sale:
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By twowheelnut
See post #9. I wasn't just typing for the sake...

See post #9. I wasn't just typing for the sake of typing. :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By twowheelnut
Hey, I made two of your photos! I was the lone...

Hey, I made two of your photos! I was the lone Strom at BMWoV. Good event and I always support the R4K. Great org. Now I have the bug to take one of Jim's courses!

As an aside, that instructor...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By twowheelnut
I'm gonna guess that you went with the mail-in...

I'm gonna guess that you went with the mail-in route when you ordered your saddle. Fortunately, I live 'round the corner from Rocky's shop, so I have the luxury of doing ride-ins and my seats are...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-15-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 909,796
Posted By twowheelnut
ET Highway: ...

ET Highway:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v634/twowheelnut/IMG_1887-1.jpg

PCH:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v634/twowheelnut/IMG_1901.jpg


Duct taped #3 runway joint at Pt. Mugu...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2007, 11:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,233
Posted By twowheelnut
Up a notch from the VFR per your specs? Well, I...

Up a notch from the VFR per your specs? Well, I went from a VFR and a GL1800 to an FJR. I really don't regret my choice, but I do miss the VFR. The Strom makes a great 2nd bike for me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,201
Posted By twowheelnut
Never had an issue with a FN. Hamtoed shifting,...

Never had an issue with a FN. Hamtoed shifting, yeah, but that's it. Love my Wabs.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By twowheelnut
I'd be happy to act as your tour guide. If you...

I'd be happy to act as your tour guide. If you really are so inclided as to insist on riding to the Rock Store, I can get you there. It really is nothing to write home about, but there are some...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,413
Posted By twowheelnut
I might be inclined to join... Lessee, summer's...

I might be inclined to join... Lessee, summer's over = rangers are less dickheaded. That's good. Summer's over = the burger shack might be able to serve up more than one burger ever 30 minutes....
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 1,486,265
Posted By twowheelnut
Most excellent report! Thank you! But dayem... ...

Most excellent report! Thank you! But dayem... Carling Black Label?! Of all the beers in the world you get stuck with CBL? :huh Oh, that's just cruel!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-26-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,350
Posted By twowheelnut
Dang and I thought I was doing good with $7300...

Dang and I thought I was doing good with $7300 OTD with the service plan for my Wabs... I gotta move the feck outta California!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-24-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By twowheelnut
Are you kidding me?! Really?! Holy red-faced,...

Are you kidding me?! Really?! Holy red-faced, Batman! Thanks for that tip... I take back all of the FYYFF's I've barked at my 550.
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 88,398
Posted By twowheelnut
Got it, luv it, wife said, "great, now you'll...

Got it, luv it, wife said, "great, now you'll never be home!" Thank you! :rofl
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 878,937
Posted By twowheelnut
Got mine today! Five days, not bad! Oh, wait......

Got mine today! Five days, not bad! Oh, wait... you have another offering? Damn. Five more days to wait! :D

Thanks for doing this and I'm impressed with the quality, too. Nice!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,941
Posted By twowheelnut
On a two lane, limited access highway (same...

On a two lane, limited access highway (same direction), don't share lanes while passing exit and entrance ramps. Cars have tendency to change lanes to let cars in or zip off at the last second from...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,026
Posted By twowheelnut
Check. :thumb Merely making a secondary comment...

Check. :thumb Merely making a secondary comment about the H-B that needs to be understood as well.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,134
Posted By twowheelnut
Ugly? :huh They're both purty, IMO and even...

Ugly? :huh They're both purty, IMO and even purtier sportin' a boatload of mud!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,026
Posted By twowheelnut
Until you turn into a compression corner and that...

Until you turn into a compression corner and that cross bar digs into the pavement, lifting the rear off the ground. Not fun. And yes,my stand is only several months old and it's still of the old...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 17,165
Posted By twowheelnut
77 miles?! I thought it was 140?! :dunno ...

77 miles?! I thought it was 140?! :dunno
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v634/twowheelnut/IMG_0683.jpg
:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,014
Posted By twowheelnut
Ya think? 7 back to back BBG's says something...

Ya think? 7 back to back BBG's says something for a modicum of comfort... I hope I'm not misquoting Dale, but IIRC, he said he prefers the XX for long hauls over the FJR and merely wished the XX...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,594
Posted By twowheelnut
I really like my 3 month old AST as is - except...

I really like my 3 month old AST as is - except for the quality. So far, two snaps have gone missing and after the first wash (front loader, hand wash cycle) almost all of the end seams/stitches are...
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