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Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 113,798
Posted By YZEtc
You can read about who Bayle rode for here: ...

You can read about who Bayle rode for here:

http://www.motorcyclemuseum.org/halloffame/detail.aspx?RacerID=126
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
Traxxion Dynamics has two fork options: ...

Traxxion Dynamics has two fork options:

1) A kit that puts different springs, different damper rods, and Emulators
inside your FZ-07 forks.

2) AK-20 cartridge kit to convert the fork...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
I owned a new 2007 SV650K7, and now have an...

I owned a new 2007 SV650K7, and now have an FZ-07.

The short version is the FZ-07 is like a smaller-feeling and lighter SV with more torque down low and mucho better front brakes, especially with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12,870
Views: 829,735
Posted By YZEtc
Bring a shovel to make a path from paved road to...

Bring a shovel to make a path from paved road to the trail, or maybe just jump over it. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
It's covered in detail on page 10-7 of the FZ07F...

It's covered in detail on page 10-7 of the FZ07F Owner's Manual on FZ-07s sold here in the USA.
It says that the original limited warranty (1 year) is transferrable from the original purchaser to a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-14-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 12,870
Views: 829,735
Posted By YZEtc
Without removing the forks and doing a proper oil...

Without removing the forks and doing a proper oil change, I'd be concerned with leaving air trapped within the fork while trying to set the oil level, only to later have that trapped air rise to the...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 113,798
Posted By YZEtc
That, plus Mike Kiedrowski vs. Mike LaRocco.

That, plus Mike Kiedrowski vs. Mike LaRocco.
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 113,798
Posted By YZEtc
I felt the 450 main was a bit of a snoozer. ...

I felt the 450 main was a bit of a snoozer.

Dungey got his win for the season, but I doubt this is any kind of turning over of a new leaf, resurgence, or start of his domination, and it's my...
Forum: Racing 01-31-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 113,798
Posted By YZEtc
Johnson Ward Lechien

Johnson
Ward
Lechien
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 02:55 PM
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Views: 113,798
Posted By YZEtc
And the wheelie contest down the start straight.

And the wheelie contest down the start straight.
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 113,798
Posted By YZEtc
Watched the 450 final this morning, and my...

Watched the 450 final this morning, and my opinion to the whole Reed/Canard incident is that Reed's temper got the better of him, and that poetic justice would be Canard simply beating Reed next...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
I estimate a 10-degree reduction in rotation,...

I estimate a 10-degree reduction in rotation, which is quite a difference while riding.
It's not hard at all to install.

When and if you do, just remember that you need to dial-in more...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
I used a genuine Yamaha part from the 2006...

I used a genuine Yamaha part from the 2006 YZF-R6V, and here's the Yamaha part number:

2C0-26240-00-00

Reduces the required twist noticeably.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
That's funny. That publication liked those...

That's funny.
That publication liked those tires in 2010.

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/product-reviews/tyres/2010/apr1510-new-bridgestone-bt-023-impresses-/
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
What's wrong with the BT023? Mine came with...

What's wrong with the BT023?
Mine came with those and they feel like a decent tire.
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
I'd test it for increases in intake noise (OK if...

I'd test it for increases in intake noise (OK if not annoying) and water reaching the airbox/air filter element while riding in the rain or splashing through standing water.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 26,234
Posted By YZEtc
Looks like a fun project. The rear fender has...

Looks like a fun project.
The rear fender has the adjustable angle feature, I see.
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
If your heel is higher than the footpeg while...

If your heel is higher than the footpeg while riding, I doubt there would be contact.
That's how I position my feet on the footpegs.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 26,234
Posted By YZEtc
I have a 2002 model, myself. I also rode...

I have a 2002 model, myself.

I also rode a TT-600K back in the day.
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
Well, at least he had cool sneakers.

Well, at least he had cool sneakers.
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
Not sure why triples popped up, but CP2 is the...

Not sure why triples popped up, but CP2 is the twin-cylindered FZ-07.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
Are you talking about the metal below the cover...

Are you talking about the metal below the cover in question, behind the footrest?
If so, that's another metal part the footpeg mounts to.
See post #1096 at the top of this page.
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
Yessirree, not least is the CP2 design, the...

Yessirree, not least is the CP2 design, the Crossplane positioning of the crank pins, giving the uneven firing order and the feel of a V-Twin or even a big Thumper.
To me, it is this feature,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
You don't realize just how small it is until you...

You don't realize just how small it is until you see it in person.
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
FZ-07 Engine Pics

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb240/YZFR6N/FZ07FEngine2_zps84bfbcad.jpg

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb240/YZFR6N/FZ07FEngine1_zpse6f0fed3.jpg

The engine was inside a Plexiglas box,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
Hmmm, must be where the Triple part comes from. ...

Hmmm, must be where the Triple part comes from. :)

The cylinders ain't what made it seem wide.
It was from the width of the crankshaft and (specifically) the generator on the end of the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
I didn't, but a buddy might have. I'll ask if...

I didn't, but a buddy might have.
I'll ask if he did.
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
Went to the IMS motorcycle show in New York City...

Went to the IMS motorcycle show in New York City at the Javits Center, today, and what was probably the coolest thing I saw was an FZ-07 engine mounted on a stand with portions cut away to view the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
Check. Done before the first ride on it.

Check.
Done before the first ride on it.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
It has it, but not horribly so. Maybe because...

It has it, but not horribly so.
Maybe because you had a bike that was really bad with it, your new FZ-07 seems fine by comparison.
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
Hi, Sarah. I remember you. The FZ-07 is,...

Hi, Sarah.
I remember you.

The FZ-07 is, probably, the most fun-to-ride street bike I've owned, and that's counting many bikes.

Sarah, I haven't read about anybody making TPS adjustments on...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
The 2006 YZFR6 throttle tube does shorten the...

The 2006 YZFR6 throttle tube does shorten the twist quite a bit on the FZ-07.
Makes opening the throttle much easier without having to twist it so you end up with your elbow pointing downward.

I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12,870
Views: 829,735
Posted By YZEtc
Today, I hiked part of the Pachaug Loop, the...

Today, I hiked part of the Pachaug Loop, the trails that go between Hodge Pond Road and Kinnie Road.
This is toward the tail end of the southern loop with the wooden bridge at the bottom a hill (and...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-27-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By YZEtc
The DT125R and it's cousin, the DT200R, were not...

The DT125R and it's cousin, the DT200R, were not sold in the USA.
They were for other countries that hadn't decided to make it too difficult for Yamaha to import 2-strokes over 50cc, like Canada,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
In my opinion, if you liked the Suzuki SV-650,...

In my opinion, if you liked the Suzuki SV-650, you'll love the FZ-07 (MT-07 everywhere else but the USA).
It feels small, thin, light, and has a very fun-to-use power delivery of low- and mid-range.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By YZEtc
My guess without seeing what you got: A...

My guess without seeing what you got:

A time-honored maneuver - somebody took it apart and put it back together incorrectly.
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 259,435
Posted By YZEtc
I have a bit over 2,000 miles on my FZ-07 by now,...

I have a bit over 2,000 miles on my FZ-07 by now, and I don't see what the fuss is about.
I know the meter is mounted lower than a typical bike with some kind of fairing, but it's not THAT low.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-11-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 89,621
Posted By YZEtc
Don't sound too good.

Don't sound too good.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-11-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 89,621
Posted By YZEtc
That's how they were before adopting the 17-digit...

That's how they were before adopting the 17-digit system.
My AT-2 was the same way.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-11-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 89,621
Posted By YZEtc
Stamped into the frame on the steering head part...

Stamped into the frame on the steering head part of the frame, which is where the steering stem passes through.
The digits are stamped directly into the steel of the frame and has 17 digits on USA...
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