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Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,702
Posted By 407Guy
The XRx seems like a great bike. I'm looking it...

The XRx seems like a great bike. I'm looking it and the FJ-09 with the 2015 Versys 1000 a distant third. The cruise control has my leaning strongly towards the XRx but the time you add panniers...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,371
Posted By 407Guy
Forgot the most obvious "motorcycle" with a low...

Forgot the most obvious "motorcycle" with a low CG:

Polaris Slingshot.

:wink:
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,371
Posted By 407Guy
Aprilia Mana GT has an under seat fuel cell. ...

Aprilia Mana GT has an under seat fuel cell.

http://www.apriliausa.com/motorcycles/mana-850-gt-abs.html



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Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 46,831
Posted By 407Guy
No pix that I can post but it seems Triumph is...

No pix that I can post but it seems Triumph is providing a different set of panniers and top box for the 2015 Tigers....

From the downloaded brochure:

Expedition Aluminium Panniers (A9500600)
...
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 180,153
Posted By 407Guy
Well okay then. :eek1

Well okay then.


:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 143,271
Posted By 407Guy
LOL. :clap

LOL.

:clap
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,000
Posted By 407Guy
Photoshop crap. I can't imagine EBR would...

Photoshop crap.

I can't imagine EBR would have that type of seat on an adventure bike.
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 46,831
Posted By 407Guy
I have to laugh when I read about the "heat"...

I have to laugh when I read about the "heat" issues from the Tiger 800. Ever ride a Buell Lightning or Ulysses? Now that is a bike that kicks off some serious heat...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 46,831
Posted By 407Guy
Cool, thanks for the link. .

Cool, thanks for the link.



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Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 143,271
Posted By 407Guy
My guess is any dealership that lists the FJ-09...

My guess is any dealership that lists the FJ-09 for less than 9k is a typo and/or they are thinking it's the FZ-09.

Has anyone actually called the dealership to confirm the price?

My local...
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 46,831
Posted By 407Guy
$12,500 for the XRx. Nice. :freaky

$12,500 for the XRx. Nice.

:freaky
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,296
Posted By 407Guy
Holy sh*t on that price. And thanks everyone...

Holy sh*t on that price.

And thanks everyone for the color on the S10. At 5'7" it might be too much bike for me (weight and height).

I still may take a look at one though. Can't hurt,...
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,296
Posted By 407Guy
Local dealer here in central Florida is...

Local dealer here in central Florida is advertising a 2014 S10, non-ES, for sale at $12,095. :eek1



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Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 46,831
Posted By 407Guy
So awesome!

So awesome!
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 143,271
Posted By 407Guy
You're not the first to write this during my...

You're not the first to write this during my reading and education.

How does the FZ-09 (and I would think the FJ-09) sound in comparison? They are both triples so does the Yamaha not have the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 143,271
Posted By 407Guy
Thanks for the color on the Triumph along with...

Thanks for the color on the Triumph along with the FZ.

For me the new Tiger XRx has a leg-up on the FJ-09 and Versys 1000 due to the cruise control and lower seat height. But still looking and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 143,271
Posted By 407Guy
Well, this thread has caused me to lose several...

Well, this thread has caused me to lose several minutes of my life that I will never get back...

:eek1

Anyway, I'm considering the FJ-09, Versys 1000, and Tiger XRx so any opinions on the FJ-09...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 46,831
Posted By 407Guy
No, none listed yet. at least in the USA.

No, none listed yet. at least in the USA.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 66,494
Posted By 407Guy
Ouch on the plastic melting.... I'm still...

Ouch on the plastic melting....

I'm still amazed on how the sizing is all over the board.

My XS still seems a tad big for me. I usually wear a Medium or sometimes a Small but never XS.

So...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 66,494
Posted By 407Guy
Dang... $70...

Dang... $70...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 66,494
Posted By 407Guy
Well I have the XS and it seems to fit better. I...

Well I have the XS and it seems to fit better. I guess I may also be used to the feel of my KBC VR full face helmet which is a "race fit" in that it's pretty snug with the liner even after 1.5 years...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 66,494
Posted By 407Guy
Also found this blog on the helmet regarding the...

Also found this blog on the helmet regarding the sizing.

Seems this reviewer had the challenge I'm having.

http://7plus8.blogspot.com/2013/05/bilt-adventure-explorer-review-return.html

I'm...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 66,494
Posted By 407Guy
Yeah, think the XS might be better. They...

Yeah, think the XS might be better.

They didn't have one in pearl white but should have it for me early this week.

I wore a matte black one for a few minutes in the store and it felt only...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 66,494
Posted By 407Guy
I just bought one of the Explorer Adventure...

I just bought one of the Explorer Adventure helmets last night.

Pearl White, size small.

What is odd for me is I usually wear size medium helmets. My size is the no-man's land between small...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Ha. It wasn't me but I actually had a...

Ha.

It wasn't me but I actually had a sighting of another 250SF here in Central Florida this past week. I was riding along Reinhart Road in Lake Mary and the rider was going the opposite way...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Demo? Huh... didn't think dealerships (minus...

Demo? Huh... didn't think dealerships (minus Harley) gave test rides.

Anyway, no your suggested price is not out of line -- at least to me. If anything, I would give them an out-the-door price....
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,824
Posted By 407Guy
I ordered one of the jackets from CG. While...

I ordered one of the jackets from CG.

While it doesn't fit me (too snug around the biceps and shoulders - dang European cut), I am really impressed with the jacket. Even if I paid retail ($200 I...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,824
Posted By 407Guy
Thanks and LOL -- I just sent you a PM on my Q. ...

Thanks and LOL -- I just sent you a PM on my Q.

:D
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,824
Posted By 407Guy
For those that have seen the jacket in person,...

For those that have seen the jacket in person, does it have a two-way main zipper?

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Cool. Thanks for the info! :clap

Cool. Thanks for the info!

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Great, thanks for the info on the rim stripes. ...

Great, thanks for the info on the rim stripes.

I probably only "need" the bike to be about .5-.75" lower for me to feel really comfortable on it.

So you did "lower" the front by "raising" the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Two Qs for you: 1. What have you done to...

Two Qs for you:

1. What have you done to lower the bike?

2. Where did you get those yellow rim stripes?

Thanks.

:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
No, it's cool. Thanks for the info. Much...

No, it's cool. Thanks for the info. Much appreciated.

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Are you using the Two Brothers with the stock...

Are you using the Two Brothers with the stock turn signals in place? Does this pipe "fit" without having to worry about the lights?

Thanks for any info.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Thanks David. Does anyone know...

Thanks David.



Does anyone know where I can get a handlebar bag? Something like in the picture below.

I used to have one for my Buell Ulysses but sold it. Kinda wish I didn't since it'd...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Thanks everyone for the feedback. I'm still...

Thanks everyone for the feedback.

I'm still looking at the used 2009 with less than 50 miles on it. Dealership is asking about 4k OTD... my target is about 3800 I guess.



EDIT:

BOOM!
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Thanks (again) J for the info. :clap For...

Thanks (again) J for the info. :clap

For me, I guess then, is the question: should I be "concerned" if the used bike I'm looking at has that reservoir "full" on the [non Kawi] dealership's lot?
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Thanks J. I fished around Kawi's website and...

Thanks J. I fished around Kawi's website and looked at the owner's manual. On page 104 it describes that as a "reservoir" for oil draining.

And, "If there is any oil in the reservioir, remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Newbie Q so be gentle.... What are the...

Newbie Q so be gentle....

What are the tubes that hang off the right side of the bike? I've attached a photo. I looked at the used 2009 today and noticed all the tubes hanging down. Didn't really...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,905
Posted By 407Guy
Thanks and good point about actually getting...

Thanks and good point about actually getting warranty work done.

I called the dealership with the used 2009 with 27 miles on it. The typical "blah, blah, blah" and it'll be about 4100 OTD. So I...
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