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Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 504,804
Posted By EffinNewGuy
OMG!!! The fact that she responded and is...

OMG!!! The fact that she responded and is teasing us with an update has me hitting the refresh button every 5 minutes.

Anna, I love your story. To be completely honest, this is the only RR I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,038
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I owned a 2012 Adventure Wee, loved it for...

I owned a 2012 Adventure Wee, loved it for general commuting, weekend trips with the wife, and day rides in the hills and twisted. It was more than adequate to make me smile when the mood hit me....
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,557
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I stand corrected. The Star line should pretty...

I stand corrected. The Star line should pretty much have you covered. Also, I hear pretty good things about the Kawasaki and Suzuki lines.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,557
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Pretty certain almost every V-Star, Road Star...

Pretty certain almost every V-Star, Road Star (09+ have FI, I think), Stratoliner meets your requirements. Just pick your displacement preferences and go.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10,203
Views: 1,739,053
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I like the new Road Glide. Especially all of its...

I like the new Road Glide. Especially all of its refinements, but I don't like the lower profile wheels HD has decided to put on them. They're a little to "custom chopper" for me.

Always liked...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10,203
Views: 1,739,053
Posted By EffinNewGuy
FJ-09 - Simply because it is cheaper than the...

FJ-09 - Simply because it is cheaper than the Versys 1K. More bang/buck, etc..

Versys 1K - Something about this bike is calling me.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 488,921
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Although I haven't test rode either bike, I...

Although I haven't test rode either bike, I imagine the ST is going to be leaps and bounds ahead of the FJ off road as that is what it was designed to do.

The FJ, on the other hand was designed...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 488,921
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Aside from the occasional gravel road and fire...

Aside from the occasional gravel road and fire trails, I won't be going off road. I love V-twins (grew up on Harley's, and had a 2012 Wee-Strom before the baby came). It's more of a comfort,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 488,921
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Nice. It's going to be down to a Vstrom 1k or...

Nice. It's going to be down to a Vstrom 1k or the FJ when it comes time for me to buy. Currently, I'm leaning more towards the FJ, despite the electronically limited speed. I don't care about...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 488,921
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I don't think Yamaha has made any claim that this...

I don't think Yamaha has made any claim that this is an adventure bike. It is 100% advertised as a sport touring bike, albeit heavy on the sport. Personally, I can't stand the current army shovel...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,589
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Well, at least that's Archer's opinion.

Well, at least that's Archer's opinion.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-05-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 32,671
Posted By EffinNewGuy
What happened to her plates in these photos? ...

What happened to her plates in these photos? There has to be a story behind it. And I can't wait to read it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 1,692,076
Posted By EffinNewGuy
This is by far my favorite thread, ever.

This is by far my favorite thread, ever.
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,497
Posted By EffinNewGuy
+1 on the Strom 650. Find a well equipped (seat,...

+1 on the Strom 650. Find a well equipped (seat, bags, windshield, etc...) used one with relatively low miles for +/- 5-6k, and don't look back.
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 488,921
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Now I know this is ADVRIDER and its sacrilegious...

Now I know this is ADVRIDER and its sacrilegious to ever ride anything that wasn't designed to conquer Dakar, but this is primarily a road bike, and the thread for the FJ is in "Road Warriors". The...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 488,921
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I'll be looking to buy again in a few years, once...

I'll be looking to buy again in a few years, once the finances have returned to normal after having a baby, and I will seriously be looking for a used FJ-09 or V2, nicely farkled. It's going to be a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,743
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I am VERY interested in this bike. Sold my Wee2...

I am VERY interested in this bike. Sold my Wee2 about a month before my baby was born. It will be a couple years until the finance minster gives the go ahead, but it will most likely be down to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,342
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Have you considered a Ulysses or other Buell XB...

Have you considered a Ulysses or other Buell XB series?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Great info, I really appreciate it.

Great info, I really appreciate it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Cincinnati Area Dual Sport Group

Hey all! I've been out of it for a long time. I blame work, the house (AKA the money pit), and life in general.

The wife and kids took an impromptu vacation with the mother-in-law to Virginia...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,747
Posted By EffinNewGuy
33k is nothing for a Wee. Get it, ride it, and...

33k is nothing for a Wee. Get it, ride it, and report back.
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 504,804
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I logged in to check for an update and this...

I logged in to check for an update and this thread was missing from my subscriptions. I panicked because I thought it had been deleted.

So I searched for it, found it and went all the way back to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,204
Posted By EffinNewGuy
DL650. I bought one because I wanted something...

DL650. I bought one because I wanted something more comfortable than a sport bike, great torque, costs less than a HD, looks good clean and dirty, great storage that is easily removeable, and a hoot...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 504,804
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Always worth the wait.

Always worth the wait.
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 504,804
Posted By EffinNewGuy
This RR is too good to be this far back. If...

This RR is too good to be this far back.

If you haven't read the whole thing and subscribed, then you hate baby seals.
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 504,804
Posted By EffinNewGuy
This RR is too good to not be at the top.

This RR is too good to not be at the top.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Not happening for me either. Need to get some...

Not happening for me either. Need to get some work done on my house too. I want to get it listed within the next couple months. Although, I will be taking a ride sometime Saturday.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Dualsport/Motoxer/Bluemarlin - I'm still in and...

Dualsport/Motoxer/Bluemarlin - I'm still in and out of town for work (gotta pay those bills $$$), but I will be home that weekend for the ride. I will check in with you all around that time to see...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Anyone planning to do the cabin fever ride on...

Anyone planning to do the cabin fever ride on April 14 in Zainesville? I'm planning to ride up and camp on the 13th.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Definitely down for a ride/camp weekend at the...

Definitely down for a ride/camp weekend at the gorge. Count me in.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Rental pick up. They usually always give me a...

Rental pick up. They usually always give me a F150.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Unfortunately, I won't have that opportunity till...

Unfortunately, I won't have that opportunity till late summer or early fall. I'm a geologist and we are working 10 on 4 off shifts, 12-13 hours/day plus admin time back at the hotel.

My work...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-27-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I'm also very interested in a group ride to...

I'm also very interested in a group ride to Shawnee. I took a day in late fall and found a couple of those gravel roads, but I'm definitely down for a weekend riding/camping trip (that is if I can...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-19-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Going to take a ride today, just not sure where...

Going to take a ride today, just not sure where...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-30-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,719
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Some info here on seat choices for the 2012...

Some info here on seat choices for the 2012 DL650, if that is the model you were talking about.

http://www.stromtrooper.com/dl650-2012/72619-2012-seat.html
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-16-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I was really looking forward to tomorrow's...

I was really looking forward to tomorrow's meeting and introducing myself to you all. Unfortunately, I had to go out if town for work. Maybe next month.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
JuJu, I can't wait to get on some of the...

JuJu,

I can't wait to get on some of the Kentucky twisties. Just say when and where.

FNG
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
I know how lucky I am with that incident and the...

I know how lucky I am with that incident and the possible accidents that were avoided.

UPDATE: Took the bike in and all the personnel in the service department, sales floor, and even the owner...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-03-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 255,924
Posted By EffinNewGuy
Intro

Greetings! I'm new here and just sent Bob a requesst to be added to the email list. Thought I'd take a few to introduce myself. The name's Shaun and I am the proud owner of a new DL650. I actually...
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