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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,223
Posted By mrbreeze
i'll see yer greasy spoon.... ...

i'll see yer greasy spoon....

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-6FSQswc/0/L/20150124%20010-L.jpg

...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9,054
Views: 1,481,317
Posted By mrbreeze
that would be a hard choice. they are both...

that would be a hard choice. they are both excellent bikes. The FJR is probably a better fit for me, but I would kind of like to get involved in COG again. I like the bags on the Concours better, but...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9,054
Views: 1,481,317
Posted By mrbreeze
crappy weather today has me wishing for a full...

crappy weather today has me wishing for a full fairing...

http://content.kawasaki.com/content/uploads/products/6181/ykpqj1m5.xod.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By mrbreeze
is it out already? Oh my, I thought I had a few...

is it out already? Oh my, I thought I had a few more months before I had to find a way to talk the wife into another motorcycle purchase....

I can't wait to see it.
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,199
Posted By mrbreeze
very nice ride report! Thank you for sharing it. ...

very nice ride report! Thank you for sharing it.

What ever happened to the Suzuki?
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,188
Posted By mrbreeze
needs more pictures of Julie! :evil Other...

needs more pictures of Julie! :evil

Other than that, thanks for the great RR!

:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,188
Posted By mrbreeze
:clap:clap:clap :ear

:clap:clap:clap

:ear
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,188
Posted By mrbreeze
just what I needed. Two days stuck at home sick,...

just what I needed. Two days stuck at home sick, A little Colorado diversion sure helped.

thanks Dave
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 241,755
Posted By mrbreeze
my fjr routinely returned 42mpg on 87 octane....

my fjr routinely returned 42mpg on 87 octane. With 6.6 gallons thats close to 300 miles per tank. Did you try it in any gear other than 1st?

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9,054
Views: 1,481,317
Posted By mrbreeze
I don't know why. I just want it. I don't know...

I don't know why. I just want it. I don't know that I even want to ride it. I just want to sit on it and make vroom vroom noises.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,655
Posted By mrbreeze
"interesting" - not the word I would have chosen....

"interesting" - not the word I would have chosen. More like "frustrating".
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 246,383
Posted By mrbreeze
WOW! :tb

WOW! :tb
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,021
Posted By mrbreeze
bias ply tires are fine for a low powered...

bias ply tires are fine for a low powered commuter. I would not let that deter me. I ran them on my BMW and was quite happy with them.
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,332
Posted By mrbreeze
speaking from my own experience - I bought an...

speaking from my own experience - I bought an Accord because everyone told me they were the best cars... I had to have it towed 4 times. To make a long story short, the POS Ford Ranger that I also...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,462
Posted By mrbreeze
V-Strom ...

V-Strom

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Lighten-Up-and-Live-Tour-2010/i-wnp4mgH/0/L/DSC01667-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 241,755
Posted By mrbreeze
the local dealer has a red and a grey. The...

the local dealer has a red and a grey.

The grey one seemed to have some fit and finish issues. The passenger seat was crooked, and there was a gap behind it big enough to stick my fat hand...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 241,755
Posted By mrbreeze
I would like to see it with a set of Givi V35...

I would like to see it with a set of Givi V35 bags on it, and a top case. How much can this thing carry, anyway?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-03-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By mrbreeze
I am guessing there were about 60 people there,...

I am guessing there were about 60 people there, not bad considering the weather. they had food and door prizes left over, though.
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 241,755
Posted By mrbreeze
that's not been my experience. I have owned a...

that's not been my experience. I have owned a couple of bikes that required premium fuel, and both were low performers. 2001 BMW R11R and a 2008 Vulcan Nomad 1600. The Vulcan averaged 35-38 mpg in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By mrbreeze
Arriving at the Senior Citizens Center, start and...

Arriving at the Senior Citizens Center, start and finish point for the ride.

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-GFbZ9kL/0/L/IMG_0041%20%282%29-L.jpg

found some old friends
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 241,755
Posted By mrbreeze
I went to Sloan's in Murfreesboro yesterday...

I went to Sloan's in Murfreesboro yesterday because they show the FJ on their website. I should have called first. they didn't have it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By mrbreeze
yet another shameless bump in an effort to try to...

yet another shameless bump in an effort to try to get people to come out and support a good cause. You don't have to do the group ride. You don't have to ride at all. Come in the car if you are so...
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By mrbreeze
they're all good bikes. Pick the one that excites...

they're all good bikes. Pick the one that excites you the most.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 241,755
Posted By mrbreeze
:eek1 that's pretty good stuff, thanks for...

:eek1

that's pretty good stuff, thanks for sharing. I may need to take another look at the FJ09...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,223
Posted By mrbreeze
I got it from Terry Adcox in Manchester. He sells...

I got it from Terry Adcox in Manchester. He sells them on ebay. Very happy with it so far, and the price was great.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,223
Posted By mrbreeze
Great job R2L! Just let me know when you're...

Great job R2L!

Just let me know when you're ready for a refill

http://i412.photobucket.com/albums/pp202/thebrightstuffdotcom/summer2012/ca13FuelstopMurgabTajikistan.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,018
Posted By mrbreeze
what is this, a dating site? :D

what is this, a dating site? :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 241,755
Posted By mrbreeze
Where did you get that info? Perhaps it was in...

Where did you get that info? Perhaps it was in one of the vids? I cannot see them at work, youtube is blocked. :deal

How does it compare to the DL1000? According to MCN, the Big Strom covers the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,619
Posted By mrbreeze
There ya go: wind management = smooth flow ...

There ya go: wind management = smooth flow

the traditional way of using a windflow is to create a pocket of still air, but that is really something of a search for the Holy Grail. Wind conditions...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-29-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,223
Posted By mrbreeze
get this tag before January 1, 2015, and I will...

get this tag before January 1, 2015, and I will buy a tank of gas for your motorcycle!

:evil:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-29-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 23,648
Posted By mrbreeze
just use the bidet ...

just use the bidet

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-pX6vsvX/0/XL/20141226%20018-XL.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 241,755
Posted By mrbreeze
I'm with DD on this one. This paragraph is...

I'm with DD on this one.

This paragraph is just bizarre to me:

"ABS and traction control alone are typically around $1,000 for other bikes and the FJ comes with a fairing, windscreen, bigger...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9,054
Views: 1,481,317
Posted By mrbreeze
this has me drooling. I really like it with the...

this has me drooling. I really like it with the HB Panniers and top box.

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dreams/i-tbvw85h/0/XL/Honda%20CB1100%20Hepco%20Becker-XL.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,619
Posted By mrbreeze
It sounds to me like the bike you WANT is the the...

It sounds to me like the bike you WANT is the the CB1100, and I think with the parameters you mentioned, it would be a great choice. You're also smart enough to carry some extra gas, and you have...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,722,143
Posted By mrbreeze
took this last Friday ...

took this last Friday

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-PdHZkGj/0/L/20141226%20021-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 23,648
Posted By mrbreeze
http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-...

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-PdHZkGj/0/L/20141226%20021-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,018
Posted By mrbreeze
lots of good choices mentioned, but to me it...

lots of good choices mentioned, but to me it sounds like what you need is the DL1000. It has all the power you will ever need, and then some. Much lighter than a Concours or ST1100. Comfy ergos. It's...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,722,143
Posted By mrbreeze
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-ACJAbUO5C4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,722,143
Posted By mrbreeze
http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Lighten-Up...

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Lighten-Up-and-Live-Tour-2010/i-4V3nVWX/0/M/V-Stroms-M.jpg (http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Lighten-Up-and-Live-Tour-2010/i-4V3nVWX/A)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-26-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,223
Posted By mrbreeze
and a new tag... ...

and a new tag...

http://mrbreeze.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/V-Strom/i-WLSDCcP/0/L/20141226%20029-L.jpg
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