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Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
I'm in the process of setting mine up the same...

I'm in the process of setting mine up the same way. I want to be the first guy to ride the Continental Divide on the FJ :evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
People love to get wrapped up in stats.

People love to get wrapped up in stats.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
I think the lights on the FJ are great at night. ...

I think the lights on the FJ are great at night. The LEDs do a great job at throwing light out in a wide pattern, and the up and down pattern can be adjusted on the fly from the cockpit. I prefer...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26,733
Views: 4,858,520
Posted By pavemike
I switched over to the raptor peacock around 4...

I switched over to the raptor peacock around 4 years ago after my vacuum peacock failed and filled the motor with fuel. Easy swap and well worth it as long as you remember to turn it off when you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 122,870
Posted By pavemike
Last summer at the VLA in New Mexico. Sadly...

Last summer at the VLA in New Mexico. Sadly she's been replaced by a new love and will be on the chopping block come spring
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8,398
Views: 8,193,151
Posted By pavemike
The wife trying out the new Harley....don't mind...

The wife trying out the new Harley....don't mind the mess, too many bikes not enough garage

http://miketamaragordon.smugmug.com/photos/i-j4TVnwG/0/M/i-j4TVnwG-M.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 680,333
Posted By pavemike
After years of lusting after Steet Glides, I...

After years of lusting after Steet Glides, I finally picked up a 2014 that had a ton of work done to it and only 600 miles on it. It's a big change from the rest of the bikes in the garage, but it's...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 156,561
Posted By pavemike
Coming through Albuquerque on the way East?...

Coming through Albuquerque on the way East? :norton
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
Basically the guy hit something (unknown what it...

Basically the guy hit something (unknown what it was), and damaged his oil pan and exhaust. Lost a little oil and rode it to the dealer. Oil pan and exhaust both need to be replaced.

Why does...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
The more I ride this bike the more I love it. ...

The more I ride this bike the more I love it. After 500 miles, the suspension is starting to soften and the ride is more enjoyable. The only bad part of the bike is that silly A mode. It keeps...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,312
Posted By pavemike
Just put my pre-order in. Thanks Eakins!! :clap

Just put my pre-order in. Thanks Eakins!! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
No worries, just one more reason to like the FJ!

No worries, just one more reason to like the FJ!
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
No need to stop, just close the throttle while...

No need to stop, just close the throttle while riding and switch modes. Glad to hear you liked it :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 593,428
Posted By pavemike
I recently picked up a FJ09 to keep the Viffer...

I recently picked up a FJ09 to keep the Viffer company in the garage. I will say I love the VFR to death, but damn that FJ is a beast!!!
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
Well done, good work! :clap

Well done, good work! :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,312
Posted By pavemike
:clap. Any word on a release date for the map?...

:clap. Any word on a release date for the map? :ear
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-13-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8,047
Views: 1,310,944
Posted By pavemike
But my brother's girlfriend's great uncle's...

But my brother's girlfriend's great uncle's hairdresser heard from his second cousin who drives a Honda Odyssey said his mechanic told him some secret squirrel things on the new bike!!! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
Congrats!! Now go get yourself some studded...

Congrats!! Now go get yourself some studded tires so you can ride that bad boy home! :deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
I say go for it if you have them laying around. ...

I say go for it if you have them laying around. I really like it when people do something against the grain. I'm going a completely different route with my FJ this time around. I've always had a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
I'm sorry to hear that. But I can say that it's...

I'm sorry to hear that. But I can say that it's a great bike and worth the wait.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
Damn Motornoggin, it's time to go stand on...

Damn Motornoggin, it's time to go stand on someone's desk at the dealer. It may not speed up the process, but you'll feel better! :deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
There is a difference. According to the manual...

There is a difference. According to the manual the California model weighs in at 2 pounds more. I'm assuming it's emmisions crap...err emmisions stuff. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 593,428
Posted By pavemike
Damn that's sexy!!

Damn that's sexy!!
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
I'm 6'1" with a 32" inseam. I rode it for a...

I'm 6'1" with a 32" inseam. I rode it for a couple of weeks now with the seat in the low position before I realized that I had it there. Even in the low position I didn't feel cramped at all. With...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
For reference, I'm 6'1" and 210lbs. I didn't...

For reference, I'm 6'1" and 210lbs. I didn't notice any sagging of the rear shock when I ride. Maybe my dealer saw me coming and cranked up the preload? :lol3
I haven't felt the need to stiffen...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
I agree 100%. After coming off of 6 bikes that...

I agree 100%. After coming off of 6 bikes that had lower compression and lower octane fuel, I don't mind paying a buck or two more at the pump for the performance increase
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
Congrats on the new bike and welcome to the FJ...

Congrats on the new bike and welcome to the FJ club! What bike/bikes did you have before the FJ?
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
I'm still breaking it in proper like. I'll be...

I'm still breaking it in proper like. I'll be raising hell in the canyons soon seeing just how long I can loft that front end! :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
If I'm easy on her, the instant MPG gauge shows...

If I'm easy on her, the instant MPG gauge shows in the 50s, but I can't stay there too long :D



Premium is what I use and what the manual calls for. It's my first bike that hasn't used the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
I only have a few hundred miles on mine, but I'm...

I only have a few hundred miles on mine, but I'm in the mid 40s. And that's with a heavy hand enjoying A mode :deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26,733
Views: 4,858,520
Posted By pavemike
x2. This happened to me on the dizzer a few times...

x2. This happened to me on the dizzer a few times thanks to those vacuum petcocks
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
Way to make a guy feel bad Puddles! I'm right...

Way to make a guy feel bad Puddles! I'm right around 100 miles on the new bike thanks to low 30 degree temps here in New Mexico. I'm envious of your trip and looking forward to seeing pictures. ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
According to the manual in my grubby little...

According to the manual in my grubby little fingers, the max load is 397lbs for a normal FJ and 395lbs for the California model
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 451,870
Posted By pavemike
Well the wife went and surprised me for...

Well the wife went and surprised me for Christmas. She got me the only FJ09 left in Albuquerque after listening to me talk about it for the last week. Strangely enough I'm coming off the same bike...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 593,428
Posted By pavemike
Did someone say whores!??? :D

Did someone say whores!??? :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-07-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,312
Posted By pavemike
:freaky:clap

:freaky:clap
Forum: Vendors 10-29-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 184,179
Posted By pavemike
x2!!

x2!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By pavemike
I've got a KTM fan run through a switch on my...

I've got a KTM fan run through a switch on my XR650R. Works great! :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,092
Posted By pavemike
Work gets in the way of everything fun. If you...

Work gets in the way of everything fun. If you do this again on a weekend, I'm in
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