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Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I know that this is FJ09 thread, but just wanted...

I know that this is FJ09 thread, but just wanted to mention that the smaller brother FJ07 is coming out next year.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-28-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-28-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Is there a way to start (and set stops) based on...

Is there a way to start (and set stops) based on a particular addresses? I can see points of interest, but can't see where to enter an address.
Thanks.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
A new bike should have minimal and tolerable...

A new bike should have minimal and tolerable vibration, if any. However, any bike can develop it later on.
I'd check where it's coming from first. Engine or drivetrain. Old plugs, trottle bodies...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-25-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Just manually brake the trip into 5 days, and...

Just manually brake the trip into 5 days, and load it one by one. The old way.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
There is a 15% discount for Costco members. I...

There is a 15% discount for Costco members. I called up the dealer and he gave me this price: $11k OTD including tax, tags and all.
Heated grips to install $245 + 95 labor. Topcase rack $135...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-17-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I tried to PM you, but don't see how to attach...

I tried to PM you, but don't see how to attach the file to it. Maybe you can PM me your email and I can email them to you.

Thanks again.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-17-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Not sure if I missed something, but when I tried...

Not sure if I missed something, but when I tried to drag a route, what I could drag is just a straight line from the route, but not the route itself... It's not being pulled.

As for the new...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-15-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,842
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I was asking myself the same question: why do I...

I was asking myself the same question: why do I enjoy riding in the rain, or cold weather. The answer is contrast. As long as youu're ready for it, you'll enjoy it too.
As for riding solo, I...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
The FJ is not a true adventure bike. You can't...

The FJ is not a true adventure bike. You can't compare it to GS or S.Tenere. More appropriate is to compare it to the Multistrada.
It has an adventure looks, but that's where it ends.None the less...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Does the lowering effects the handling? Can...

Does the lowering effects the handling?
Can you put it on a center stand as easily?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,842
Posted By 2WheelieADV
That's right. It shows again that even she needs...

That's right. It shows again that even she needs a man
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-09-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,842
Posted By 2WheelieADV
It took me many years to understand that women...

It took me many years to understand that women are a completely different animal from a men. Woman is not made to live alone by herself. They do NEED a man to protect, to support her, to please her,...
Forum: EMEA 06-09-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Buying in Spain q

Hi.all.
Does anyone knows if it's possible to buy a bike in Spain and register/insure it to an American citizen?
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-08-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Yes, that would be a perfect solution. It's not...

Yes, that would be a perfect solution. It's not always possible to check the entire route on the device. Using track only can be a bit tricky especially on multi intersections or busy areas, so to...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-08-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Thanks for the quick reply. I forgot to...

Thanks for the quick reply.
I forgot to mention that I have Montana. Guess it won't pick up the new data.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I test rode the FJ. Ummm, after all I read, my...

I test rode the FJ. Ummm, after all I read, my expectations of it were higher. Yes it is light, and rides a bit better than my FZ6, but not by whole lot. Feels like a full-on ADV given its hight...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-08-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I don't see the use for Bacecamp if you can do...

I don't see the use for Bacecamp if you can do all in Furkot and export right to GPX...

Now a couple of questions that I have.

When I create a new route, the via points appear as a blue flags...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-03-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Can I see the route and a track simultaneously on...

Can I see the route and a track simultaneously on Montana? (besides the real time"current track")
Also, in Furkut how can I make it to calculate the destination time without me entaring it?...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
That's how it has to be. In some countries you...

That's how it has to be.
In some countries you can't have the side bags wider than the bars
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
:puke1 Well, then fz07, fz6r, or fz1 bar

:puke1
Well, then fz07, fz6r, or fz1 bar
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
The steering bar does feels wide. Not really good...

The steering bar does feels wide. Not really good for city riding, or filtering in traffic. I wonder if it's possible to replace it from a different bike, like fz09 or fz6r.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-29-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I also like the Hyper more. If for the same...

I also like the Hyper more. If for the same price, I'd probably go for it.
What are the service intervals comparing to the FJ?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I love Hyperstada, but I think it's even taller...

I love Hyperstada, but I think it's even taller than the
FJ
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Sorry, but how do I set the Route Type to OTHER?...

Sorry, but how do I set the Route Type to OTHER? Didn't see this option in there...
I did set the Points to 0 but it still recalculated the route.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-27-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
That's some serious mileage. Do you have a...

That's some serious mileage.
Do you have a stock seat? If so, how did your behind felt toward the end? How often you had to stop?
I know that fz6's stock seat would feel like a wood after about...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-27-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Thanks, I will try doing it the next time.

Thanks, I will try doing it the next time.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-26-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I downloaded a gpx file to my laptop and the name...

I downloaded a gpx file to my laptop and the name stayed the same as in Furkot, however when I copied the file to the Montana, it appeared renamed there...
Also, I'd marked tracks and routes when...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-26-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Is that so?? Good to know. My wife's main...

Is that so?? Good to know. My wife's main complain is that the rear kicks her behind on each bump in the road (which we have plenty in the NE). And the FZ6 suspensions aren't that hard. Nevertheless...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-26-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Thank you for your replies. I'd love to test ride...

Thank you for your replies. I'd love to test ride all 4, but problem is that dealers don't let test riding the Jap bikes. Only one Yamaha dealer has the FJ as a demo. Will try it out soon.
I have no...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-26-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Thanks. Does that mean that the route between...

Thanks.
Does that mean that the route between the via points won't be recalculated by the GPS if they are far apart?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-26-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 550,682
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Touring long distance

Hi all.
I'm having a major dilemma. Looking for a bike to do long hours on, loaded up with passenger. I have 3 bikes in mind. FJ09, Kawa Versys 1000, and VStrom 1000.
Well, I do like the Versys...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-26-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,738
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I don't know about other gps's, but you don't...

I don't know about other gps's, but you don't need any intermediate software (like Basecamp) to load the route into Montana. Just create a .gpx file by downloading it from Furkot, connect the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-08-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 53,461
Posted By 2WheelieADV
"Yeah, not everyone is like this, but at LEAST 5...

"Yeah, not everyone is like this, but at LEAST 5 people gave me the stinkeye (about one per minute). I wouldn't have been surprised if someone called the cops to report a man on a bike leaking motor...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-01-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 53,461
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Thank you. sir!

Thank you. sir!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-01-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 53,461
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Great photos, AH!! How did you choose your path...

Great photos, AH!!
How did you choose your path in DV? Can you map it?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-31-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,842
Posted By 2WheelieADV
How does it feel to ride back at "home"? I...

How does it feel to ride back at "home"?
I know that each time when I come back from Europe and ride here, it takes time readjusting to not being viewed as "hooligan" in the eyes of locals... :D
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-23-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,647
Posted By 2WheelieADV
I find that if you learn how to say "hello" or...

I find that if you learn how to say "hello" or "good day" or "thank you" and other such little words in the native tong, people look at you differently than when arrogantly speaking english only.
I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-21-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,647
Posted By 2WheelieADV
Italy offers more than plenty of cool roads to...

Italy offers more than plenty of cool roads to ride. Serbia and Croatia are beautiful too. Not as tall as the Alps, but very cool too. We did Croatia, B-H, and Montenegro in 2012. Rode in from...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-21-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,647
Posted By 2WheelieADV
What a great shot... In Milan you can choose to...

What a great shot...
In Milan you can choose to include the unlimited mileage or pay later per mile. Depends on what works for you. With the euro being record low, and will continue to fall even...
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