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Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,538
Posted By jazzmans
dunno, heard it from my dealer two weeks ago.

dunno, heard it from my dealer two weeks ago.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,538
Posted By jazzmans
I had the fz08, and the fz 09 is simply better...

I had the fz08, and the fz 09 is simply better in every way, except the snatchy throttle.


fz 08 turns like a sport bike, so lock to lock isn't as far, you aren't as maneuverable.

my...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,231
Posted By jazzmans
It's a good thing I bought the FZ-09 before I saw...

It's a good thing I bought the FZ-09 before I saw a honda Cb 650f.


This is, in my opinion, the best year for motorcycles in twenty years.

I hated the big, bulbous 90's and early 00 fairings...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,584
Posted By jazzmans
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-wyG6XPAm0F8/U6R...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-wyG6XPAm0F8/U6Rlug71dRI/AAAAAAABDR0/6MlUl3QvzxU/w810-h456-no/20140619_190641.jpg

heh heh heh, fz09 june 16
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
yes. With the exception of fuel capacity, it's...

yes. With the exception of fuel capacity, it's the bike I've been waiting for all my life.

Seriously. if you search I'm certain you can find me saying more then one time 'I'll never buy a brand...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
to me it feels like a mega motard. It's...

to me it feels like a mega motard.


It's ridiculously easy to spin that rear tire in first or second.:evil feckin' hell.


no lofting, but I don't like to wheelie so I lean way forward when...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 949
Posted By jazzmans
if your chain is on the sprockets front and rear,...

if your chain is on the sprockets front and rear, and your sprockets are attached to the motor and wheel respectively,

I suspect you roasted your clutch.

Maybe it's been slipping and you didn't...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,384
Posted By jazzmans
good god damn, that is one sexy bike.

good god damn, that is one sexy bike.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,384
Posted By jazzmans
I'm with F.E. (sort of) ride what cha brung,...

I'm with F.E. (sort of)
ride what cha brung, and don't hate what the other guy rides.




don't agree, but then again, I'm not the one bitching about harleys. The only harley I'd personally...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,187
Posted By jazzmans
I already put my money where my mouth is, and...

I already put my money where my mouth is, and bought the FZ09.

stonkin amazing bike. Exactly (except tank size) what I've wanted to buy for years now, but no-one but triumph came close and I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
just call or go by the dealer you bought it from,...

just call or go by the dealer you bought it from, there's a service bulletin, and either your's was fixed before you got it, while it was built, or they'll do it for you.


something about the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
They are definitely making the fz-09 next year,...

They are definitely making the fz-09 next year, as well as a street tracker version. It's yamaha's top selling bike so don't worry.

I'd guess your dealer didn't order enough for demand, and his...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
I love the aesthetics of the bike, but I like...

I love the aesthetics of the bike, but I like seeing frame+engine and no 'bling'

As far as the CCT, the new bikes, (built after january) already have the new CCT, mine does, so no worries.

...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
first oil change done! now tomorrow I'm...

first oil change done!

now tomorrow I'm gonna really let her rev for the first time.....:evil



btw, oil drain bolt was ridiculously tight, as was the filter. I had to use a breaker bar:huh...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
Depends on the rider, I've seen both. 3.2 and...

Depends on the rider, I've seen both. 3.2 and 11.1 are MCN, 2.7 and 10. are Cycle world (I think)

I do know that an FZ-09 smoked an R1 with experienced riders on both, 0-60 (least saddle time was...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
I have the yamaha luggage rack and its lines fit...

I have the yamaha luggage rack and its lines fit the bike perfectly. I also removed the rear plastics, as they were pretty much pointless.


~450 miles on her so far, gonna get to change the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
250 miles so far... brakes? the fz09 stops...

250 miles so far...

brakes? the fz09 stops faster, probably due to the lighter weight, and the much MUCH more pronounced engine braking.


Suspension? fz09 seems slightly better sprung, and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
I got rid of my FZ-08 and picked up an FZ-09 this...

I got rid of my FZ-08 and picked up an FZ-09 this week.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-_2HdoqlYZpQ/U6RluntVJLI/AAAAAAABDR0/x6X2cqEWxZc/w753-h424-no/20140619_190327.jpg

They are totally...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,297
Posted By jazzmans
Beautiful! Honda fixed the one thing that...

Beautiful!

Honda fixed the one thing that drives me crazy about their bikes,

That godawful huge muffler they all have.


Good onya honda!
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,333
Posted By jazzmans
yep. I loved my GSXF1200, and was on the...

yep. I loved my GSXF1200, and was on the lookout for another one. the new bike(suzuki) is fully faired, which misses what I loved most about it.(it's also sold out, so I didn't have an...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,333
Posted By jazzmans
oh shit! a six speed tranny was the...

oh shit!

a six speed tranny was the 'sticking' point on me when I was fighting between the yammy FZ and the CB 1100, had one been on the floor I'd have probably jumped.
those mag wheels look...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,414
Posted By jazzmans
just needs quoting again.

just needs quoting again.
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,904
Posted By jazzmans
Thanks guys. Wheelie? I have no Idea. I...

Thanks guys.


Wheelie? I have no Idea. I haven't wheelied a bike since 1987, well except for that one time on my KLR, but that, that doesn't count.:deal

Rode all around town today looking...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,904
Posted By jazzmans
what a long strange journey, to a Fz8

I've been thinkiing of a new bike for a year at least.

Normally, I ride old rice, my daily rider is a 1981 CB 750F, with 50k now, (11 when I bought her) The typical old rice problems, carbs,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
yep, love jazz, (and every other musical style...

yep, love jazz, (and every other musical style out there) I love Bop, hard Bop, Fusion, 'traditional', new orleans, big band, etc etc etc. The only thing I dislike is that 'smooth jazz' crap,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
dealer here in vegas wanted 10k out the door. ...

dealer here in vegas wanted 10k out the door.

Wouldn't budge, literally told me good bye.

Is this normal? Cash in hand.

jaz
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
how'd you make such a score on the 919? that's...

how'd you make such a score on the 919? that's amazing!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
Saw my first FZ-09 in person today, on the road. ...

Saw my first FZ-09 in person today, on the road.

pulled next to him (in another lane as I was turning right) honked my very non-motorcycle standard horn, and he looked over at me, I yelled, ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 24,155
Posted By jazzmans
the evo motor is a reliable motor. Probably the...

the evo motor is a reliable motor. Probably the first in Harley's history.

Twinkies seem to have some issues, heat is one of them hence the piss-heads coming out now, but I don't know enough guys...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,663
Posted By jazzmans
My 500 (non-turbo) is absolutely a joy to ride,...

My 500 (non-turbo) is absolutely a joy to ride, and is as fast, and more nimble then my CB750. The CX motor is a stressed member, so it's dead simple to pull the moter, plus it handles well.

I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 35,774
Posted By jazzmans
my cx uses one radiator, and two hoses, one six...

my cx uses one radiator, and two hoses, one six inches long, the other four.
more hoses= more chances for failure.
longer hoses=more area to fail.


my KLR is similar, two hoses, one is...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 253,533
Posted By jazzmans
I'm only halfway through your RR so far, but if...

I'm only halfway through your RR so far, but if you're still out there, consider getting this
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
the point of a flyscreen is to redirect air flow,...

the point of a flyscreen is to redirect air flow, which does NOT necessarily mean it has to be high. I learned this with my KLR, that little screen was just enough to mess up the airflow, whereas...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,016
Posted By jazzmans
yep, my CX has over 100k on the shaft drive. No...

yep, my CX has over 100k on the shaft drive. No problems, no muss.

My GL (honda goldwing) had 130k when I sold it, no problems, no muss.


just because Some companies can't seem to make a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 35,774
Posted By jazzmans
"Twin-cooled" ROTF what a bunch of pussys, ...

"Twin-cooled" ROTF

what a bunch of pussys, just call it water cooled.

when I bought my cx500, it came with vetter fairing, vetter bags, and a stereo, the very first thing I did was take out...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,105
Posted By jazzmans
Congrats! I miss my Bandit 1200 more then...

Congrats!

I miss my Bandit 1200 more then any other bike I've ever owned.


You scored the best colour, and that looks like a Corbin seat.


Enjoy many, many years of trouble free riding.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By jazzmans
I had this exact problem on my bandit, turned out...

I had this exact problem on my bandit, turned out the fuel tank wasn't venting(creating a vacuum). next time it does it, pop the fuel fill see if it goes away.


If so, you've got to clear the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 66,026
Posted By jazzmans
stock size for that year, afair, avon distanzias.

stock size for that year, afair, avon distanzias.
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 66,026
Posted By jazzmans
My baby. ...

My baby.


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-LBQ2XWqTjGQ/UVegw87n0KI/AAAAAAAAVvc/x2g-NhEQK5k/w949-h712-no/P1010610.JPG
81 750 F, with Kerker pipe....
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,190
Posted By jazzmans
dunno how I could forget about the Triumph...

dunno how I could forget about the Triumph Rocket, Doh!


me? I've always like the hooligan aspect of triples, they seem to be a great combination of twin torque, and i4 rev-happiness.

Man,...
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