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Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 401,291
Posted By fastfxrs
I am as guilty as anyone to perpetuating the...

I am as guilty as anyone to perpetuating the description of the person in the following quote: There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,029
Posted By fastfxrs
You'll love it. Had a '04 and put 30,000 miles on...

You'll love it. Had a '04 and put 30,000 miles on it in 2 years. Shoulda kept it. I'd sure be less broke now. I'm done buying new bikes. You mentioned black and chrome, but the motor on this is...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,821
Posted By fastfxrs
I too was shocked by the new buell ad. Funny...

I too was shocked by the new buell ad. Funny stuff! Buell is a great company. I've never experienced the kind of customer service I had when BMC went out of their way to diagnose and fix the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,814
Posted By fastfxrs
My wife had an '06 blast. I rode it to work...

My wife had an '06 blast. I rode it to work several times when my Uly was in the shop for warrenty work. You can not find a motorcycle that needs less maintanance than a blast. I was a little cramped...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By fastfxrs
I'm in Duluth. I have a beautiful commute up the...

I'm in Duluth. I have a beautiful commute up the scenic north shore of Lake Superior every day thats not snowing. Riding an '07 Wide Glide and loving it more all the time. It sucks being down to one...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By fastfxrs
Hey Howard, The only reason I looked at...

Hey Howard,

The only reason I looked at this thread was that I saw your name. I have been a HOT BIKE subscriber for the last 12 years. I have seen a few editors in that time and I still miss...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 51,577
Posted By fastfxrs
1987 CBR 600 F Hurricane. Black and Red. Looked...

1987 CBR 600 F Hurricane. Black and Red. Looked great till I went road racing for a season at BIR. Wish I had a decent pic.

Tim
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,833
Posted By fastfxrs
Maybe his nuts are bigger:puke1

Maybe his nuts are bigger:puke1
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,710
Posted By fastfxrs
I have an '07 Dyna Wideglide with 13,000 miles on...

I have an '07 Dyna Wideglide with 13,000 miles on it. Great bike. It handles much better than it should considering its raked out front end and 21" front wheel with narrow tire. I had a '93 lowrider...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,129
Posted By fastfxrs
Thanks for the pics and write-up Dave. I feel the...

Thanks for the pics and write-up Dave. I feel the same about my '07 Dyna Wideglide. It does what it was designed for very well. I still miss my Uly, but I could'nt afford both and my wife and I both...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,567
Posted By fastfxrs
Hey CBXmike, I'll try to answer some of your...

Hey CBXmike, I'll try to answer some of your questions. As far as accessories, I'm using Kimpex grip heaters, $26 from Aerostich and quite easy to install (easy to tap into a switched power sourse on...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-25-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,745
Views: 999,449
Posted By fastfxrs
I'll try to post- I forget how ever time. Tim ...

I'll try to post- I forget how ever time. Tim
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e394/fastfxrs/th_marchulyride010.jpg (http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e394/fastfxrs/marchulyride010.jpg)...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,043
Posted By fastfxrs
Chris, I finally get it. An oldschool engine...

Chris, I finally get it. An oldschool engine (don't crucify me for that one-I'm a Harley guy,remember) in a modern fuel in frame twinspar design, with patented braking and mass centralization...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,043
Posted By fastfxrs
You could always direct your Uly fan at it.

You could always direct your Uly fan at it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,043
Posted By fastfxrs
I hope the fan issue is addressed. I've had one...

I hope the fan issue is addressed. I've had one replaced in 13,000 miles and I expect there will be more. The noise of this fan is a big fat zit on the nose of a supermodel. I know chadhargis will...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-14-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,745
Views: 999,449
Posted By fastfxrs
Swalterj, your pipe will rust. I'm one my second...

Swalterj, your pipe will rust. I'm one my second rusty one. I'm gonna stock up on stove paint.
Tim
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By fastfxrs
Take a test ride, you live in Texas right! I rode...

Take a test ride, you live in Texas right! I rode mine to our Tuesday night bike night (winter version) as Sir Ben's last night in 5 degree F weather. I had to get my February ride in. I've had my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,731
Posted By fastfxrs
Congrats on the Uly. I put 14k mi. on my 'o6...

Congrats on the Uly. I put 14k mi. on my 'o6 last year and can't stop grinning. A friend of mine just picked up a leftover '06. He's pumped to ride some dirt with me this year. You're gonna love...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-21-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,220
Posted By fastfxrs
Almost 10K miles on my Michelin Pilot Roads on my...

Almost 10K miles on my Michelin Pilot Roads on my Uly. I commute 50 miles a day so they are pretty squared off but plenty of tread. I wheelie every time I ride it and still manage 45 to 47 mpg. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,013
Posted By fastfxrs
Odie was great about letting me return my Special...

Odie was great about letting me return my Special Ops tailgunner pipe. It seemed to perform as advertised but my bike was in need of a TPS reset when I installed the pipe so some of those symptoms...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,912
Posted By fastfxrs
Hey chadhargis, how cold does it get in Nashville...

Hey chadhargis, how cold does it get in Nashville in the winter. Its been nice enough to ride here in Northern Minnesota this December. The pavement inside the freeway tunnels in Duluth was pretty...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-02-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,489
Posted By fastfxrs
I hope this thread keeps going. I want to be able...

I hope this thread keeps going. I want to be able to pull a small dirt bike (CRF 50 or the likes) for my son behind my Uly so we can ride some forrest roads together. Anyone with a Uly pulling a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,035
Posted By fastfxrs
NineFiveO is right, you'll have to be a card...

NineFiveO is right, you'll have to be a card carrying H.O.G. member to get the benifits. I've been a HOG member for ten years but did'nt renew this past year as I received a free year of BRAG. My...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,533
Posted By fastfxrs
Remember the Bridgestone 175, another dual range...

Remember the Bridgestone 175, another dual range tranny? My friend had an old Suzuki TS, can't remember the cc, but it had dual rear sprockets (you had to unclip the chain and adjust the axel to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,704
Posted By fastfxrs
Novus #1 plastic clean and shine and a small...

Novus #1 plastic clean and shine and a small microfibre towel. The stuff is cheap and lasts forever ($3.95 for an 8 oz. spray bottle-its the best deal at the local H-D shop I bought it at).I can't...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,797
Posted By fastfxrs
Its all about getting the bike leaned over. You...

Its all about getting the bike leaned over. You have to lean your body to the outside of the full lock turn. Exagerating head motion to look through the turn is helpful, as well as dragging to rear...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,711
Posted By fastfxrs
TPS resets and more frequent fork oil changes...

TPS resets and more frequent fork oil changes would be another difference.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By fastfxrs
I wish I could have been more patient and got...

I wish I could have been more patient and got deals like you guys. Oh well, the Uly riding season since last february has been great.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,115
Posted By fastfxrs
I hear you Lowflyer. I was just venting. I...

I hear you Lowflyer. I was just venting. I decromed and painted a 2-1 header and muffler on my FLHT and it looked great and lasted. I'll repaint the Buell muffler later. My left saddle bag latch just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,956
Posted By fastfxrs
Msparks, I live in Duluth and know that...

Msparks, I live in Duluth and know that Harley-Davidson Sports Center has 2 '06 Ulys on the floor. I'm riding the only one they have sold so far. Give 'em a call and see what they'll do.
Tim
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,115
Posted By fastfxrs
Yeah, about this "stuff called paint", has the...

Yeah, about this "stuff called paint", has the factory heard of this? My badly rusted muffler was replaced under warranty. It appeared to have this stuff called paint on it too, but low and behold,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,463
Posted By fastfxrs
Welcome Swalterj, the Uly is way too much fun. I...

Welcome Swalterj, the Uly is way too much fun. I added Kimpex grip heaters under my stock grips for $26. They work great with the hand gaurds on the uly. Not a problem running them on high with my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-13-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By fastfxrs
I picked up my new Uly last february with temps...

I picked up my new Uly last february with temps in the 20'sF. Started my daily comute with temps in the 30s. Bike wouldn't stay idling without help and then was very rough. Once warmed up it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 28,114
Posted By fastfxrs
How did the dealer treat you on your Uly trade?

Hello Eeyore, I've enjoyed your uly thread. Everything that can go wrong with one has, or is happening to me. The factory and dealer have done a great job addressing everything, but to be honest, the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-15-2006, 06:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,312
Posted By fastfxrs
Am I the only one that got sucked into the new...

Am I the only one that got sucked into the new wheel/tire road hazzard warranty? I haven't had to use it yet, but its suppossed to cover dinged rims, which is the reason I bought it. Has anyone used...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2006, 05:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By fastfxrs
Hey Larryboy, Glad your bike is running...

Hey Larryboy,
Glad your bike is running better. I've thought of going that route myself ( stock muffler with valve tied open with race ECM). Are you running a K and N filter too? If you could post...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-08-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,222
Posted By fastfxrs
Congrats on the new Uly! By far, this is the best...

Congrats on the new Uly! By far, this is the best commuter bike I've owned. I find I'm taking different roads on the way home every day. Its really been fun exploring roads I wouldn't have considered...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2006, 04:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,535
Posted By fastfxrs
2900 miles since picking it up from the...

2900 miles since picking it up from the dealership on a 29 degree F night in late Feb. I love this bike! Problems: license plate light bracket is barely hanging on (I have to tell the dealer). Lean...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,489
Posted By fastfxrs
I ventured down gravel strewn path to a...

I ventured down gravel strewn path to a construction site for a new breakwater on Lake Superior's North Shore while on my commute home tonight. It ended up being a lot steeper than I thought and the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2006, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,685
Posted By fastfxrs
I guess we just ride different in the spring up...

I guess we just ride different in the spring up here in Northern Minnesota. I've been been doing the "slow down-there's sand/gravel/water in the spring" on the street for 25 years. As a young boy I...
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