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Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Want some cheese with that whine? I said...

Want some cheese with that whine?

I said video of pics , same as slide show.


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Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
I put some more pics and a vid of the pics on...

I put some more pics and a vid of the pics on FJ09.org.

Here is the vid.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/BjVc8q7P0is" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,008
Posted By Solarbronco
I cannot resist the urge to whack the throttle...

I cannot resist the urge to whack the throttle and do wheelies on my FZ-09 and end up with alot of 37 MPG gallon tanks.

I wasn't thinking of MPG when I got it. If I was thinking about MPG I would...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
I was really hoping that FJ would be released at...

I was really hoping that FJ would be released at the AimExpo, but looks like they are saving the R-1 and FJ-09 for November.

this and the delay of the next Tool album is turning my hair gray.
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,718
Posted By Solarbronco
The FZ-07 is ten times better than those other...

The FZ-07 is ten times better than those other bikes. Faster, smoother and better looking. Only $7,000 new. And there is a growing group of owners already at http://fz07.org/
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By Solarbronco
The most perfect bike for me ever, the one that I...

The most perfect bike for me ever, the one that I didn't expect to like much at all was a DRZ-400S. Basic but it went anywhere, did anything and everything. Ride it from my garage to the trails, up...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 166,055
Posted By Solarbronco
[QUOTE=nachtflug;25261990]Maybe it was you...

[QUOTE=nachtflug;25261990]Maybe it was you without the balls. Try taking it around a 30 mph corner at 60.[/

Wow, you NC guys sure are defensive . Look, you can't even debate the fact that it has...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 166,055
Posted By Solarbronco
I owned a Honda NC700X for two months and had to...

I owned a Honda NC700X for two months and had to sell it. If I was 75 years old I may have kept it, but the damn thing just had no balls at all. I wanted something smooth with good MPG and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,677
Posted By Solarbronco
Put some cool pics up on my Forum from the...

Put some cool pics up on my Forum from the Intermot show.

http://images2.revzilla.com/blog_content_image/image/11057/gallery/DSC02276.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By Solarbronco
How bout the Suzuki GSX-S750? Or the Yamaha...

How bout the Suzuki GSX-S750?

Or the Yamaha FJ-09?

Or the new Harley triple nakedsportbike?
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,677
Posted By Solarbronco
I like this new Suzuki's looks. This bike will...

I like this new Suzuki's looks. This bike will really rival the FZ-09. It's heavier, but has better looks. I look forward to racing one.
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 25,434
Posted By Solarbronco
I was really hoping that the new FJ-09 would be...

I was really hoping that the new FJ-09 would be shown off at Intermot but it doesn't look like it.

Hoping now for the Aimexpo later in the month.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Love that pic. My Granddaughter is two and loves...

Love that pic. My Granddaughter is two and loves my FZ-09. But, I might be tempted to trade it in for the FJ-09. We'll see what the price is and what upgrades it has.
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Once I installed the M-4 slip on exhaust which...

Once I installed the M-4 slip on exhaust which got rid of 12 lbs and changed the battery, my FZ-09 now weighs 387. I paid $8,100 OTD for my FZ-09 and just under $400 for the M-4 exhaust. Performance...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 18,180
Posted By Solarbronco
In ten years, the new law requiring all new...

In ten years, the new law requiring all new vehicles to be non combustion will already have been announced and probably almost put into effect. And to boot, they will probably tax the hell out of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 35,194
Posted By Solarbronco
In 20 years we will all be riding electric bikes....

In 20 years we will all be riding electric bikes. Gas will be way too expensive and the lefties will require that all new vehicles be non combustion.

Harley knows this and is simply trying to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,866
Posted By Solarbronco
Wait a few weeks and check out the new Yamaha...

Wait a few weeks and check out the new Yamaha FJ-09 with a sweet triple engine.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Actually, I think that Yamaha is using the new...

Actually, I think that Yamaha is using the new flux capacitor on this bike instead of chains or shaft!
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 18,180
Posted By Solarbronco
Innovate? Harley Davidson? Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha...

Innovate? Harley Davidson? Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!

As long as people keep buying them innovation is an expense that they wont chase. And heck, they can build a frame an put Zero...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Oh jeez. I wish my Dad was still alive so I could...

Oh jeez. I wish my Dad was still alive so I could ask him just how in the hell he rode from Maine to Alaska to Mexico city and back to Maine on his chain driven 76 Yamaha TX 750. Or more recently,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 18,180
Posted By Solarbronco
Most of the live wire parts do not come from...

Most of the live wire parts do not come from Harley. Rumor is that the batteries an other items are being bought from Zero. Again, this is an unconfirmed rumor.

If the Idiots at Harley cold have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,117
Posted By Solarbronco
I am going to assume that the victim was the...

I am going to assume that the victim was the slowest runner in the group of hikers. Confirming the old saying that you dont have to be able to out run a bear, just the guy that you are hiking with. ...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,438
Posted By Solarbronco
This trip looks amazing, life list material. god,...

This trip looks amazing, life list material. god, I wish that I had the $$ this year. Please do another trip next year.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
My post was intended to simply remind people that...

My post was intended to simply remind people that you don't need an adventure bike with $6,000 in upgrades to go on an offroad adventure. It used to be that one bike could just do it all, and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
No, really? I guess my Dad and Grandpa were...

No, really? I guess my Dad and Grandpa were weird, cause they did all of the above.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,202
Posted By Solarbronco
Man, I'd take a DRZ-400 and put about $1,500 into...

Man, I'd take a DRZ-400 and put about $1,500 into mods, max. But, that's just me.

Ever try picking up a big ADV bike before? Alone?
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 97,182
Posted By Solarbronco
There are alot of these broken down/ignored &...

There are alot of these broken down/ignored & laughed at by BMW USA threads lately. After reading about so so many of these cases, I'll never buy a BMW.
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,033
Posted By Solarbronco
Well, to be accurate you gotta admit that the...

Well, to be accurate you gotta admit that the Germans thought they were fighting for freedom too. The Versailles Treaty after WW1 not only left Germany in shambles economically, but it also...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Man, back in the 60's and 70's every damn bike...

Man, back in the 60's and 70's every damn bike was an ADV, a sport bike and a tourer and a street bike. Our Grandpa's and fathers rode those bikes up gnarly trails, redlined across the desert roads...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
I wonder if it will have a poop chute and toilet...

I wonder if it will have a poop chute and toilet paper dispenser? Will a beer tap be optional? Could a 22 inch flat screen with Bose sound surround fit on there somehow?

If not, this bike will be...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
God damn, don't get yer boxers in a twist. I...

God damn, don't get yer boxers in a twist.

I said 12 hoping for 10 or 11. But if I had said 10 and it prices at 12, I'd be getting it for low balling.


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Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
I'm hoping for 460lbs without bags. My FZ 09 was...

I'm hoping for 460lbs without bags. My FZ 09 was 418 with a full tank so I think sub 500 is possible.


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Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Come to think of it, we didn't have Starbucks...

Come to think of it, we didn't have Starbucks back then either.


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Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Back in the day we didn't have shet for luxuries...

Back in the day we didn't have shet for luxuries and rode long just fine. In fact it seemed more fun back then. More free. My first windshield was a luxury.


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Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Here is a pic showing the Guage cluster that I...

Here is a pic showing the Guage cluster that I was talking about. It certainly is large and shped like GPS. Yes, probably not GPS but it sure would be cool if it was.

And hey, I love the FJ-1300....
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
On this link I can see Handgaurds, centerstand...

On this link I can see Handgaurds, centerstand and one very large screen behind the handlebars. (http://fj-09.org/thread/22/centerstand-handguards-big-guage-sceeen) Is it a cover for Gauges? Could it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
I expect price to be around $12,000 and even...

I expect price to be around $12,000 and even higher for HArdbags and options. I expect it to have ABS. Some will bitch and cry about the price but compare it to other bikes in the ADV market and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
Centerstands add weight, but it is bottom weight...

Centerstands add weight, but it is bottom weight and that's ok so yes, I too hope that it comes with a center stand. But, I have changed tires without a center stand before in the field.
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
I think that this FJ-09 will have a huge cult...

I think that this FJ-09 will have a huge cult following and be a major success.

There are alot of guys like me who don't give a darn about shaft drive, heated butt warmers, adjustable windshields...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 47,252
Posted By Solarbronco
I just love people calling bikes a fail before...

I just love people calling bikes a fail before seeing or sitting on one. The critics around here have inspired me.

I'm gonna go create a new forum called ahole rider. We'll post pics of new bikes...
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