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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 457,317
Posted By danh600
Yes. Short road but has 5 very sharp turns. ...

Yes. Short road but has 5 very sharp turns.

Good thing is most of it has been resurfaced.

Bad thing is guard rails have been installed. Also, when the cane is tall the curves are pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33,168
Views: 8,090,929
Posted By danh600
He had me doubting myself for a minute. :rofl

He had me doubting myself for a minute. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 33,168
Views: 8,090,929
Posted By danh600
Contrary to popular belief you can ride the...

Contrary to popular belief you can ride the Dragon, make all the turns and stay in the lines with a Florida tag on your bike.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 457,317
Posted By danh600
Yea, lots better roads in Florida, but 720 is...

Yea, lots better roads in Florida, but 720 is only half hour from my office.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-08-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 457,317
Posted By danh600
I see you included 720 on that route. It has a...

I see you included 720 on that route. It has a few actual curves!!!
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
I would like a tire on one of my motorcycles to...

I would like a tire on one of my motorcycles to look like that one day!!! Living down here in S. Florida I don't think it's going to happen.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
I want both!!! But I picked the FJR.

I want both!!! But I picked the FJR.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
Does the Bridgestone BT023 come stock on every...

Does the Bridgestone BT023 come stock on every FJR?

I have to say I have never had good luck with Bridgestones. Not my cruisers and certainly not on my FJR.

On my new 2013 FJR the front...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
Got a seat and smuggler from Corbin. I really...

Got a seat and smuggler from Corbin. I really like this set up for a day ride. Not a fan of the side loading bags. So they only go on the bike for road trips.

I love the Corbin seat so far....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,218
Posted By danh600
I use a local park all the time. Generally there...

I use a local park all the time. Generally there is never anyone there.

A couple of times I have been and there were sheriff deputies parked in the shade doing their paper work.

They...
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By danh600
We rented a cabin outside of town for a few days...

We rented a cabin outside of town for a few days last year. We stopped by your store for my wife to do some shopping. I walked next door to the Telephone museum. I am not big on shopping but I have...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
OK - After owning my FJR for a few months and...

OK - After owning my FJR for a few months and putting a few thousand miles on it. I have decided that I like almost everything about the bike. I mean if I sat down and did a pros and cons list the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 56,012
Posted By danh600
The National tourist board of Mexico should hire...

The National tourist board of Mexico should hire you Donnie. Those pictures are great. So many people do a good job of vistas and cool views. I like the way you add all the historical shots and even...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,815
Posted By danh600
I like the rain liners that come with my mesh...

I like the rain liners that come with my mesh gear. However, not so much for the rain, but so I can use the mesh gear in the cooler months. We have little cold weather in S. Florida. So I wear the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 40,832
Posted By danh600
Excellent. Glad to see you making this dream a...

Excellent. Glad to see you making this dream a reality Denis.

I been waiting to read this report for a couple of years!!
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
Overall the heat management seems pretty good to...

Overall the heat management seems pretty good to me, but I do feel quite a bit of heat on my left ankle. I have a 2013.

As for the high pitched whistle. I get that too sometimes. I also have a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
[QUOTE=eatpasta;24127164]oh you're from Florida? ...

[QUOTE=eatpasta;24127164]oh you're from Florida?

:scratch


We have curves in Florida. Every once in awhile I come up to one. I generally stop to rest and think about it before I go around it....
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 856,638
Posted By danh600
http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com/ ...

http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com/

Sept. 5th
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
I have a Honda cruiser. I hated the stock seat....

I have a Honda cruiser. I hated the stock seat. When you are riding a cruiser your full weight is always right on the seat. With my feet so far forward there was no way to take any weight off. I was...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,266
Posted By danh600
I never liked the foam plugs. I want to at least...

I never liked the foam plugs. I want to at least hear something.

I have a pair of hearos like this:http://static.musiciansfriend.com/derivates/6/001/416/623/DV019_Jpg_Regular_585452.jpg
The...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
I have never smelled a raw fuel smell from my...

I have never smelled a raw fuel smell from my FJR. Well, except when I am filling the gas tank.
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 632,220
Posted By danh600
My bikes before the FJR were Honda cruisers. The...

My bikes before the FJR were Honda cruisers. The stock seats were terrible. I could not ride those bikes more then thirty minutes at a time with the stock seat. I quickly replaced them.

I was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,970
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 04-18-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,382
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 1,609
Views: 227,439
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: 7,653
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: 7,653
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: 751
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: 33,168
Views: 8,090,929
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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: 3,953
Views: 632,220
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%...
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