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Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,410
Posted By PAULIBIKER
VFR/CBR wheels are mostly for looks(6 spoke...

VFR/CBR wheels are mostly for looks(6 spoke instead of 3), very little weight savings if any.

Some people go with the CBR900 exhaust to get rid of the exhaust "stink". Weird because none of my...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 203,876
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Fender eliminator

I thought you could remove the long arm of the rear tail and the signal/plate assembly would bolt right up. Is that possible?
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 203,876
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I agree..............I'm not wanting to drill 4...

I agree..............I'm not wanting to drill 4 holes in my swingarm. Heck, If I was to drill, why not drill 2 holes and tap them and install regular spools?


Love everything about the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 203,876
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Yeah, that guy test rides everything and he can't...

Yeah, that guy test rides everything and he can't stop laughing as he's riding the FZ07. That's what sold me.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 203,876
Posted By PAULIBIKER
He was impressed with the power and the last bike...

He was impressed with the power and the last bike he test rode was a GTR1400.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 203,876
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Can do, $6500 plus TTL. No doc, freight, or...

Can do, $6500 plus TTL. No doc, freight, or set-up BS.

Of course, only if you find me a buyer for my FZ1...:D
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 203,876
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Heck no, they are a MSRP+set-up+freight+doc fee...

Heck no, they are a MSRP+set-up+freight+doc fee store. Never been able to buy anything over there but a few parts.

I know the owner of Horning Cycle in Hubbard, he's a good guy no BS.

Was set...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 203,876
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Just pulled the trigger on a red one.

Of course I'll have to wait 4-5 months before I can ride it.http://www.fz09.org/forum/images/smilies/imported/grumpy.png

Was set to buy a FZ09, but it just didn't fit me. FZ07 felt perfect and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 165,339
Posted By PAULIBIKER
It's legit, that's how I know the...

It's legit, that's how I know the freight/set-up/doc fee. My local guy is about $200 higher.
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 165,339
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Westfield is the price leader on new Yamaha's in...

Westfield is the price leader on new Yamaha's in the country, even with a $498 freight & set-up and $98 doc fee.
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 203,876
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Has anybody called on the Cycletrader ads for...

Has anybody called on the Cycletrader ads for $5699? Just wondering what the other "fees"" are.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 165,339
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Isn't that the gear you cruise in? Probably ok...

Isn't that the gear you cruise in? Probably ok with it if it was any other gear. What were they thinking?
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,026
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Honest..........I only posted to praise the...

Honest..........I only posted to praise the 919:evil.

Just threw the "BTW" out there............
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 52,342
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I'm curious too..................love everything...

I'm curious too..................love everything about the bike except the "whine" from the motor. Maybe I'm over sensitive, but it drove me crazy.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 165,339
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I'm not slamming the bike, actually I slammed the...

I'm not slamming the bike, actually I slammed the Tiger 800:D.

Everything I said was my opinion and I have actually been wrong before:lol3.

I love the bike, at $9-10K OTD I don't even go...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 165,339
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I just couldn't get over the "whine" the Tiger...

I just couldn't get over the "whine" the Tiger 800 motors make. Love almost everything about the bike, but that noise drove me crazy.

IMO I think Yamaha overpriced these by $1000-$1500. I think...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,026
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I think you need a 919. I've owned a lot of bikes...

I think you need a 919. I've owned a lot of bikes including a ZRX and many SV650's. I owned the 919 longer than any other bike and have logged twice the miles on it than any other bike.

I have...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 165,339
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Doesn't have to..............Hell Moto Guzzi can...

Doesn't have to..............Hell Moto Guzzi can do it with the V7 line, I'm sure Yamaha can too.




Have you actually weight your bike?

"Feel" isn't accurate................my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 165,339
Posted By PAULIBIKER
NADA has it listed at 436lbs dry. Their listed...

NADA has it listed at 436lbs dry. Their listed weights have been right in the ballpark on pretty much every bike that I've owned.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 165,339
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Triumph made that bike for years..............the...

Triumph made that bike for years..............the Tiger 1050 and that bike only sold ok, but everyone that bought one loved them. The specs look very similar to me.

Heck you can still buy a NEW...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,745
Posted By PAULIBIKER
New to the Tiger 800, so bear with me. Do...

New to the Tiger 800, so bear with me.

Do these have gear-driven camshafts? The one I heard had a pretty loud "whine".
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 165,339
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Still don't like the gold fork................. ...

Still don't like the gold fork.................

I think I would buy a Tiger 1050. They are very similar. You can still buy a new 12 Tiger 1050 with bags for about the same money.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 583,675
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Nope..................

Nope..................
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,899
Posted By PAULIBIKER
:thumbup I think the Z1000 is the...

:thumbup

I think the Z1000 is the worst............Suzuki was way ahead of the ugly game with the B-King thou.

Just give us nice clean lines with modern tech.......

...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,899
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Most dealers don't allow test rides, so specs are...

Most dealers don't allow test rides, so specs are the only thing some people have to go by. They also get people in the door and excited.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,899
Posted By PAULIBIKER
It's not going to be compared to a 05 Fat Boy, it...

It's not going to be compared to a 05 Fat Boy, it will be compared to bikes in it's class including a FZ09.

At the same price, the FZ09 is lighter and has more power. Before the FZ09 they...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,899
Posted By PAULIBIKER
So it stops, goes, and turns better.

So it stops, goes, and turns better.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,899
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Before the FZ09 the weight was acceptable. Now...

Before the FZ09 the weight was acceptable. Now that Yamaha set the bar this IS TOO heavy IMO.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,410
Posted By PAULIBIKER
If your current chain breaks, it could damage...

If your current chain breaks, it could damage your engine cases and/or lock up your wheel. Neither outcome is very good. Best case.....it falls off and you're stranded.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,410
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I have some Givi PL256 and FZ256 top AND side...

I have some Givi PL256 and FZ256 top AND side case mounts that I've been thinking about selling. Let me know if you're interested.
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,410
Posted By PAULIBIKER
180/55-17 is the size of the rear and it is...

180/55-17 is the size of the rear and it is tubeless. I run Pilot Road 2's and they do very well in all conditions and most guys get 10K miles out of them. No problem putting it on the centerstand to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 28,132
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I'm scratching my head too.........thought I saw...

I'm scratching my head too.........thought I saw it a couple of years ago in an Euro mag.
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 28,132
Posted By PAULIBIKER
:clap Agree..............keep it simple. ...

:clap Agree..............keep it simple.

I've been looking a lot at Wee-Stroms (Alaska is calling). Even thou my Honda 919 has the right weight/power/range it lacks a little in touring mode.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,582
Posted By PAULIBIKER
Are you talking about the shaft drive/rear hub...

Are you talking about the shaft drive/rear hub unit? If so, than your statement is a oxymoron. Dead reliable and talking about how much a well known problem costs don't belong together.

If I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,736
Posted By PAULIBIKER
IMO it should be based off of the GSXR750 and not...

IMO it should be based off of the GSXR750 and not the 1000, middleweight bikes like the FZ09 are fun to ride and easy to live with. 100+ horse, tons of torque/power at speeds people actually ride at,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 56,410
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I didn't think there was an adjustment to sync...

I didn't think there was an adjustment to sync the throttle bodies?
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,582
Posted By PAULIBIKER
No pics, like an idiot I sold it ........ It...

No pics, like an idiot I sold it ........
It was a power lead under the seat towards the middle of the bike, not a power outlet if I remember right.




Well said........the bike works so...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,582
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I'm interested, any pics?

I'm interested, any pics?
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,582
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I ABSOLUTELY love the ZR7S. Basic, simple,...

I ABSOLUTELY love the ZR7S. Basic, simple, bulletproof air-cooled 4cy the was just wide enough to keep the rain off my legs. Bike has a centerstand, is comfortable, factory aux plug under the seat,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 203,876
Posted By PAULIBIKER
I hope not.....SV650=new riders and club racers...

I hope not.....SV650=new riders and club racers which means more claims nationwide which equals higher rates.

My SV650 was about twice as much as my Vmax, like that makes any sense.
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