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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,913
Posted By danh600
Mine is silver and has no front fender.

Mine is silver and has no front fender.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,785
Posted By danh600
I use much of my cruisers ability. I mean when I...

I use much of my cruisers ability. I mean when I am leaning off and floor boards are scraping there is just not a whole lot more there. I am sure my braking and throttle control are not perfect, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,632
Posted By danh600
Sounds like you just got a bad luck of the draw....

Sounds like you just got a bad luck of the draw. I seem to remember that you could retake the class for free or a reduced fee?

My wife and I took the class at the same time. We were both pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
Thanks. I have been doing some reading about it....

Thanks. I have been doing some reading about it. I am thinking I need to put a little more time on the bike just to get use to it before I start changing things around. It already out handles my...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
Website calls it "Hexagon socket head" for the...

Website calls it "Hexagon socket head" for the front two and "button head" for the back two.

We shall see. They ordered new ones for me today.
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
Out riding my new FJR yesterday and ........ ...

Out riding my new FJR yesterday and ........

The front fender fell off. Well, not off but came loose and fell down on the front tire. Lucky I heard it and the fender was not even damaged or...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
I had a similar thought process. I live in South...

I had a similar thought process. I live in South Florida. I ride out side of Florida about 1-2 times a year. So I passed on the ES. Dealers are willing to make a deal on left over 2013s. I saved...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,818
Posted By danh600
Another new FJR owner here. Also new to sport...

Another new FJR owner here. Also new to sport touring. I really like your choice.

The FJR looks really nice in black. That is a beautiful bike.

I started riding late in life and have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,302
Posted By danh600
Not sure how fresh the gas was, but it had been...

Not sure how fresh the gas was, but it had been in my can about 15 minutes. Went and filled up my can right before I mowed. It's really strange how well it ran when I started mowing till when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,302
Posted By danh600
Thought I had a great seafoam story. My lawn...

Thought I had a great seafoam story. My lawn mower has been running progressively worse. Sputtering and not holding a good speed. Governor just works up and down. Put some seafoam in and nothing....
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By danh600
Interstate lists for 13,240. On sale for 9999.00 ...

Interstate lists for 13,240. On sale for 9999.00

That's not 4,000. :1drink

But it's still a hell of a deal.

I have a 2010 Interstate. It's a good bike. Other then the wind...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27,644
Views: 6,585,237
Posted By danh600
I always look at pack jobs like this in awe. If I...

I always look at pack jobs like this in awe. If I loaded four bags on my bike with bungy cords the whole load would fall off in about one mile. Looks like a mess but there is an art to it. Me - I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
That black FJR sure is pretty! ...

That black FJR sure is pretty!


Question - Center Stand

I have never had a bike with a center stand. Putting it up on the center stand was not that easy. Is there some kind of trick to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
Thanks. I did register at the others. Maybe I...

Thanks. I did register at the others. Maybe I will just lurk on those for awhile till I get the lay of the land. Who knew there was FJR politics? :rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
I'll check out the FJRiders. That's why I bought...

I'll check out the FJRiders. That's why I bought an FJR. Putting 15,000 miles a year on a cruiser. Thought I should have a bike that better fit my riding style.

Really not trying to stir the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
Since I now have and FJR I have been reading as...

Since I now have and FJR I have been reading as much as I can on the internet. I notice a couple of FJR forums. Of course one is named http://www.fjrforum.com/. I try to register and it's closed to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
Might be a silly question.......but... The...

Might be a silly question.......but...

The electrical accessory is inside that small box on the front left cowling. When you plug a phone into it you can't close the door because of the heat. Plus...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
http://www.fjrforum.com/files/fjrcomparo.pdf

http://www.fjrforum.com/files/fjrcomparo.pdf
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
Picked up my 2013 FJR yesterday. Had a nice 50...

Picked up my 2013 FJR yesterday. Had a nice 50 mile ride home.

I'll give a review but keep something in mind. I have been riding about 5 years. I have close to 70,000 miles on a bike but 99%...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By danh600
Ran into this couple at Bike Week. I talked to...

Ran into this couple at Bike Week. I talked to them for a bit. She told me her husband made the trailer. It was a full size canoe and had some gear in it. She said they had been using it for years...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
There has to be a good story there.

There has to be a good story there.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
Thanks guys. I am excited. Nice Stable...

Thanks guys. I am excited.

Nice Stable Jim. Not long after owning one bike I wanted to own two........
I pretty much go over board on every hobby I take up.

My only problem is my wife has...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,055
Posted By danh600
Really nice pictures Bob. You do a nice job...

Really nice pictures Bob. You do a nice job capturing places.

Cool to see places I just visited. I was at Long Key Sat/Sun. I stopped by "Robert is Here" on Sunday.


I notice the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,905
Posted By danh600
Well, I made a down payment on a new 2013 FJR...

Well, I made a down payment on a new 2013 FJR today!! Pick it up next week.

I have a perfectly good cruiser. A 2010 VT1300 Honda Interstate. It's fine for about 90% of the riding I do. But I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,055
Posted By danh600
Nice trip. We just had a cold front...

Nice trip.

We just had a cold front (cool front?) come through down here. Always nice weather after those. Daytona should be really nice when you get there.

I can't get any weekdays off...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-11-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,560
Posted By danh600
You can't see the water from the campsites in the...

You can't see the water from the campsites in the loops over to the right. If you want the water view it's the walk in. I enjoy that campground. I try to get there for a Saturday night at least once...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,560
Posted By danh600
Sounds like a pretty good plan. Keep in mind...

Sounds like a pretty good plan. Keep in mind Flamingo is the Everglades. Unless we have had cold weather the bugs can be bad. The ocean is scenic but not really a nice beach to swim in. It's mostly...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,412
Posted By danh600
Be sure an take a boat out to the actual key....

Be sure an take a boat out to the actual key. Actually a reef with little land. It is really a great place to snorkel.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,560
Posted By danh600
Years ago the reservation system would only...

Years ago the reservation system would only reserve 1/2 the campsites. I was under the impression all of them could be reserved online now.

It's pretty hard to get a reservations at the state...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 760,655
Posted By danh600
Got my shirt today. These are nice...

Got my shirt today.

These are nice shirts. Great art work on a quality T-shirts. So in addition to helping a good cause you get an awesome shirt out of the deal.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,380
Posted By danh600
My VT1300 Honda has never overheated. I regularly...

My VT1300 Honda has never overheated. I regularly ride in 95 degree weather. Been stuck in traffic, etc. The fan does come on pretty regularly if it's hot out.
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,907
Posted By danh600
What a great road report. I started reading the...

What a great road report. I started reading the first page but quickly found myself scanning forward. I just couldn't wait to see the next picture. Now that I have seen all the pictures I want to go...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 760,655
Posted By danh600
Doug You going to be at the Dania Beach...

Doug

You going to be at the Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle show this year? I would like to get a couple shirts. If you are going to be there I'll just grab them there and save the shipping.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-05-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By danh600
Might just be my computer, but link is not...

Might just be my computer, but link is not working properly for me.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-04-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,757
Posted By danh600
There is no lodge in Flamingo anymore. Basically...

There is no lodge in Flamingo anymore. Basically there is just a store, boat ramp and camp ground. It's a neat place. I love the ride into Flamingo. Just a long meandering road. Little traffic, no...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By danh600
Texas or bust.

Well I didn't make it to Texas, but it wasn't really a bust. I left South Florida this past summer to go on a 10 day road trip. Headed out alone. I could go anywhere I wanted in the ten days time. I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,307
Posted By danh600
I get the Valkyrie. Just like I get the corvette....

I get the Valkyrie. Just like I get the corvette. When you examine them with a practical eye maybe they aren't the best vehicles around. But some people aren't looking for practicality they are...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,833
Posted By danh600
Would that concept bike even be considered a...

Would that concept bike even be considered a cruiser? Looks like a standard seating position. No forward controls. Rear end looks like a sport bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 206,273
Posted By danh600
I was riding down a back road one day. My wife...

I was riding down a back road one day. My wife was a couple seconds behind on her bike. I noticed some of those big lubber grasshoppers in the road. They were not bothering my but my wife started...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 25,600
Posted By danh600
What kind of max lean angle would a bike like...

What kind of max lean angle would a bike like this have compared to cruiser?

My cruiser is fine for 90% of my riding cause I live in a very flat section of a very flat state. The few times a...
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