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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4,596
Views: 913,274
Posted By Jon_PDX
I was going to ask where this was and before I...

I was going to ask where this was and before I could post my question I came across this news article.

Oregon's mysterious 'disappearing lake' explained...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
Nice bike..... I've had three of them and enjoyed...

Nice bike..... I've had three of them and enjoyed them all.

Have fun :-)
Forum: Road Warriors 11-17-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
Thanks, I'll miss it even though I did not have...

Thanks, I'll miss it even though I did not have it very long.

Jon…
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9,687
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,542,932
Posted By Jon_PDX
Thanks Dale, Yes hang on to that BMW, I...

Thanks Dale,

Yes hang on to that BMW, I suspect it has lots of stories to tell :wink:

I did get a PM from someone in your area when I first listed it for sale that was interested but...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-14-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
Forum: Road Warriors 10-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
WOW...... I never would have guessed turn signals...

WOW...... I never would have guessed turn signals would have done that.

Thanks for the info.

Jon...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-04-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,276
Posted By Jon_PDX
Just because I can't resist adding more fuel to...

Just because I can't resist adding more fuel to the fire after the last few pages of posts….. :hide

From the following link
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sport_touring_motorcycle

"A sport...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-04-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
Well bummer. I would have thought there would be...

Well bummer. I would have thought there would be a local shop/manufacture that builds brake line in your area.

Checked Motion Pro and they do not even list brake lines for your bike. At least I...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-03-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
Makes sense to me. Regarding where to get...

Makes sense to me.

Regarding where to get the lines, if the bike is rideable I'll bet there is someplace local that makes brake lines. If you ride to their shop it's possible they can fix you up...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-03-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
I don't know how long it is but I have to ask. ...

I don't know how long it is but I have to ask. Do you not like performance of the rear brake, or is it time to replace the line and you figure you might as well replace it with a SS line?

The...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-29-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,361
Posted By Jon_PDX
Dan is very smart when it comes to this stuff...

Dan is very smart when it comes to this stuff :bow

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Sorry for the late reply. It appears I have this thread set to weekly update notifications.

Thank you both for the replies to why all...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-27-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
That would make a nice setup. Regarding the...

That would make a nice setup.

Regarding the value. Givi stuff generally goes for about 1/2 retail cost (+/- depending on condition). The catch is the value of the mounting kit for the Nighthawk...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-22-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,361
Posted By Jon_PDX
Interesting. I just tried it, saved the gpx...

Interesting.

I just tried it, saved the gpx file, and opened it in Basecamp.

WOW…. it sure generated a lot of data for a short route along a road without and turns.

Number of Stops: 349...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-21-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
It appears you never got a reply to your issue. ...

It appears you never got a reply to your issue. Did you get it working?

I've never had that part of my bike opened up but my thought is there is some type of clutch in there that is disengaging...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-01-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5,132
Views: 1,086,218
Posted By Jon_PDX
Is this still available? My bike is a 2003 ...

Is this still available?

My bike is a 2003

Jon…
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,596
Views: 913,274
Posted By Jon_PDX
Very cool! Thanks for posting those. ...

Very cool!

Thanks for posting those.

Jon…
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
Thanks for the info and pictures of the gen-2...

Thanks for the info and pictures of the gen-2 pegs. Do you get a lot of engine vibration with them being mounted to the motor?

Jon...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
Thanks for the pictures. On the gen-2 I...

Thanks for the pictures.

On the gen-2 I think the only way to put hwy pegs on would be to mount them on the Givi engine guards since there is no frame in that area.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
I've thought about those but not sure where to...

I've thought about those but not sure where to mount them. Can you provide more info and/or pictures.

Thanks,

Jon...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
That's true, it does pull hard in all the gears...

That's true, it does pull hard in all the gears and it's nice not to have to downshift to pass someone. I was surprised the first time I passed someone going 45 in a 55 and looked down and saw three...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
That's a good point. Although there are faster...

That's a good point. Although there are faster bikes out there it is a VERY fast bike! Although I have run the motor over 8K RPM a few times I had never tried it in 1st or 2nd gear.

So just for...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
George, I think you will need to sit on the...

George,

I think you will need to sit on the FZ1 to be sure. I say that because at 5'9 w/30" inseam (pants) I find at times I wish my knees were not as bent as they are on the bike. My bike is in...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-29-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,276
Posted By Jon_PDX
Thanks I'll check them out. Edit: looks...

Thanks I'll check them out.

Edit: looks like they do not offer coverage in my state

Jon...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-16-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 487,545
Posted By Jon_PDX
That's a good idea :thumb

That's a good idea :thumb
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
I guess I don't ride mine hard enough. Or is...

I guess I don't ride mine hard enough.

Or is that only a gen-1 feature?

Jon…
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,276
Posted By Jon_PDX
Excellent :thumb Jon…

Excellent :thumb

Jon…
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 487,545
Posted By Jon_PDX
I'm just as guilty about practicing...

I'm just as guilty about practicing emergency/aggressive braking. When I get a bike one of the first things I do is take it to an empty parking lot and get use to how it handles, including the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-10-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,276
Posted By Jon_PDX
Speaking of Sport Tourers, now that I'm finally...

Speaking of Sport Tourers, now that I'm finally back working days after 11 years of nights, I've been seeing a lot of ST bikes being ridden by what I assume are people commuting. The majority of the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-10-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 487,545
Posted By Jon_PDX
Six Secrets to Avoiding Left-turners

I got this in a news letter a few days ago and wanted to share the info here.

Six Secrets to Avoiding Left-turners
http://www.soundrider.com/current/1405/Avoiding_Left_Turners.aspx

It was...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
Well there is nothing wrong with a gen-1 and the...

Well there is nothing wrong with a gen-1 and the one ag_streak just picked up is a beauty :D

I know what you mean about wanting an FI bike. Especially in CO. where it gets cold. You should be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4,596
Views: 913,274
Posted By Jon_PDX
Did anyone get shots of the lunar eclipse last...

Did anyone get shots of the lunar eclipse last night?

I tried but mine are not worth posting (or keeping).

Jon…
Forum: Road Warriors 04-13-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
Another good website for more FZ1 info... ...

Another good website for more FZ1 info...

FZ1-forums
http://www.998cc.org/forum/

Regarding gen-1 vs. gen-2, I've read, but can't confirm, that the gen-1's may be more comfortable on longer...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-12-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,276
Posted By Jon_PDX
Viewing in google earth really brings those...

Viewing in google earth really brings those curves to life.

It's on my Bucket List of places to ride.

Jon...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
If you don't mind me asking, what's your budget? ...

If you don't mind me asking, what's your budget?

Is this the retro you are talking about?

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4412441364.html

If so, it sounds like it was well taken care of. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-10-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,276
Posted By Jon_PDX
Hey EP, Enjoy your ride new, it's a beauty...

Hey EP,

Enjoy your ride new, it's a beauty :thumb

Jon…
Forum: Road Warriors 04-04-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,479
Posted By Jon_PDX
Dukerider, I think $4,500 is a fair price...

Dukerider,

I think $4,500 is a fair price especially since it sounds like you will need a new rear tire.

I'm not sure about Colorado but in my area Kelly Bluebook...
Forum: Photos 04-02-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8,568
Views: 8,483,360
Posted By Jon_PDX
Excellent choice to go with the pictures and...

Excellent choice to go with the pictures and historical information you have posted lately.

Jon…
Forum: Photos 04-02-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8,568
Views: 8,483,360
Posted By Jon_PDX
:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Photos 04-01-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8,568
Views: 8,483,360
Posted By Jon_PDX
Fantastic…..I love it :thumb Stay safe, ...

Fantastic…..I love it :thumb

Stay safe,

Jon…
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,596
Views: 913,274
Posted By Jon_PDX
CD, That's a great bird picture :thumb ...

CD,

That's a great bird picture :thumb

Tom,

It's good to see Spring is finally here. Nice shots.

Jon…
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