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Old 03-10-2014, 10:27 PM   #61
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Your riding possion depends on the size,
Of your beer gut !
I.m still up on the tank, :)
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Old 03-11-2014, 12:15 AM   #62
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i am finding myself as far up on the seat as possible with my knees placed perfectly around the tank. fairly upright position as i have a good, long reach. but i scoot back to shift my weight and relax a bit with a lean forward. i find the further up seating position to heat my nuts pretty well when the "cooling" (lol cooling) fan kicks in so i may slide back a bit on a warm day, and stay put for nice, toasty junk on cold days

i like the handlebars of the FZ6. makes finding a good position easy
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Old 03-11-2014, 12:20 AM   #63
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Did someone say bar risers?



Look how far his junk is from the tank.
man that bike makes it on all kinds of boards lol, ive seen it many times in person, outside a biker bar in mo, off 94 near the katy trail parking lot . I seen it on 270 once, looked just as stupid on I 270 as it did in the parking lot. I cant help but look as i go by and wonder how long one can ride it before theyre shoulders fall asleep?
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Old 03-11-2014, 05:43 AM   #64
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I'm an old guy, been riding about 35 years. And I'm tall, 193 cms. Mostly sport bikes.

First thing I do with a new bike is drop the bars, not raise them. Makes it much more comfortable for me.

I keep back a bit from the tank and grip with my knees. Also, I rest my slight belly protrusion on the tank hump, much of the time. I ride 12 hour days on a BMW S1000RR and comfy as hell. No numb bumb and no arm aches or back problems. And the RR's seat has virtually no padding. Interestingly, I am prone to lower back pain and riding my bike is a cure, not a cause.

I don't know why this works for me. Not many people seem to be the same, including friends that are built the same as I am. But lower bars is the biggest ergo improvement I can do to a bike.
BMWs are wonderful that way. There's room. I wonder if BMW riders are generally much taller than Harley and Goldwing riders.
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Old 03-11-2014, 05:49 AM   #65
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man that bike makes it on all kinds of boards lol, ive seen it many times in person, outside a biker bar in mo, off 94 near the katy trail parking lot . I seen it on 270 once, looked just as stupid on I 270 as it did in the parking lot. I cant help but look as i go by and wonder how long one can ride it before theyre shoulders fall asleep?
I own a bike, so I know how it would feel, but still....




....I would kick that fucker over if I saw it in a parking lot.
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Old 03-11-2014, 06:45 AM   #66
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man that bike makes it on all kinds of boards lol, ive seen it many times in person, outside a biker bar in mo, off 94 near the katy trail parking lot . I seen it on 270 once, looked just as stupid on I 270 as it did in the parking lot. I cant help but look as i go by and wonder how long one can ride it before theyre shoulders fall asleep?
Never thought that was real... talk about taking the fun out of riding.

I'd need a taller garage door just to get the thing out.
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Old 03-11-2014, 07:45 AM   #67
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I own a bike, so I know how it would feel, but still....




....I would kick that fucker over if I saw it in a parking lot.
Right...
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Old 03-12-2014, 03:06 PM   #68
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I can confirm that bike is ridiculous and travels the STL area. Alton HD shop called Teds was my sighting.
And for how I ride....as long as only tires are on pavement/dirt I'm good.
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Old 03-12-2014, 03:14 PM   #69
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I think this thread needs a title change to, 'Men, where do you put your junk when you ride?'

I did a 600 mile day ride on Monday and my junk was all over the place like dynamite in a dumpster.
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