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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:37 PM
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Posted By pavemike
No worries, just one more reason to like the FJ!

No worries, just one more reason to like the FJ!
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
No need to stop, just close the throttle while...

No need to stop, just close the throttle while riding and switch modes. Glad to hear you liked it :1drink
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 553,168
Posted By pavemike
I recently picked up a FJ09 to keep the Viffer...

I recently picked up a FJ09 to keep the Viffer company in the garage. I will say I love the VFR to death, but damn that FJ is a beast!!!
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
Well done, good work! :clap

Well done, good work! :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By pavemike
:clap. Any word on a release date for the map?...

:clap. Any word on a release date for the map? :ear
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-13-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,355
Views: 954,319
Posted By pavemike
But my brother's girlfriend's great uncle's...

But my brother's girlfriend's great uncle's hairdresser heard from his second cousin who drives a Honda Odyssey said his mechanic told him some secret squirrel things on the new bike!!! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
Congrats!! Now go get yourself some studded...

Congrats!! Now go get yourself some studded tires so you can ride that bad boy home! :deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
I say go for it if you have them laying around. ...

I say go for it if you have them laying around. I really like it when people do something against the grain. I'm going a completely different route with my FJ this time around. I've always had a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
I'm sorry to hear that. But I can say that it's...

I'm sorry to hear that. But I can say that it's a great bike and worth the wait.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
Damn Motornoggin, it's time to go stand on...

Damn Motornoggin, it's time to go stand on someone's desk at the dealer. It may not speed up the process, but you'll feel better! :deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
There is a difference. According to the manual...

There is a difference. According to the manual the California model weighs in at 2 pounds more. I'm assuming it's emmisions crap...err emmisions stuff. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 553,168
Posted By pavemike
Damn that's sexy!!

Damn that's sexy!!
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
I'm 6'1" with a 32" inseam. I rode it for a...

I'm 6'1" with a 32" inseam. I rode it for a couple of weeks now with the seat in the low position before I realized that I had it there. Even in the low position I didn't feel cramped at all. With...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
For reference, I'm 6'1" and 210lbs. I didn't...

For reference, I'm 6'1" and 210lbs. I didn't notice any sagging of the rear shock when I ride. Maybe my dealer saw me coming and cranked up the preload? :lol3
I haven't felt the need to stiffen...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
I agree 100%. After coming off of 6 bikes that...

I agree 100%. After coming off of 6 bikes that had lower compression and lower octane fuel, I don't mind paying a buck or two more at the pump for the performance increase
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
Congrats on the new bike and welcome to the FJ...

Congrats on the new bike and welcome to the FJ club! What bike/bikes did you have before the FJ?
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
I'm still breaking it in proper like. I'll be...

I'm still breaking it in proper like. I'll be raising hell in the canyons soon seeing just how long I can loft that front end! :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
If I'm easy on her, the instant MPG gauge shows...

If I'm easy on her, the instant MPG gauge shows in the 50s, but I can't stay there too long :D



Premium is what I use and what the manual calls for. It's my first bike that hasn't used the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
I only have a few hundred miles on mine, but I'm...

I only have a few hundred miles on mine, but I'm in the mid 40s. And that's with a heavy hand enjoying A mode :deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,532,703
Posted By pavemike
x2. This happened to me on the dizzer a few times...

x2. This happened to me on the dizzer a few times thanks to those vacuum petcocks
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
Way to make a guy feel bad Puddles! I'm right...

Way to make a guy feel bad Puddles! I'm right around 100 miles on the new bike thanks to low 30 degree temps here in New Mexico. I'm envious of your trip and looking forward to seeing pictures. ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
According to the manual in my grubby little...

According to the manual in my grubby little fingers, the max load is 397lbs for a normal FJ and 395lbs for the California model
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 246,461
Posted By pavemike
Well the wife went and surprised me for...

Well the wife went and surprised me for Christmas. She got me the only FJ09 left in Albuquerque after listening to me talk about it for the last week. Strangely enough I'm coming off the same bike...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 553,168
Posted By pavemike
Did someone say whores!??? :D

Did someone say whores!??? :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By pavemike
:freaky:clap

:freaky:clap
Forum: Vendors 10-29-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 168,817
Posted By pavemike
x2!!

x2!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By pavemike
I've got a KTM fan run through a switch on my...

I've got a KTM fan run through a switch on my XR650R. Works great! :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By pavemike
Work gets in the way of everything fun. If you...

Work gets in the way of everything fun. If you do this again on a weekend, I'm in
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 92,519
Posted By pavemike
:lol3:clap Best of luck on your travels...

:lol3:clap

Best of luck on your travels Doug, I'm damn jealous!
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,532,703
Posted By pavemike
:deal

:deal
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 553,168
Posted By pavemike
You want to sell it before you put those last...

You want to sell it before you put those last magical 2k miles on her?? :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By pavemike
I'm okay with taking the VFR in most places that...

I'm okay with taking the VFR in most places that I'd take the XRR. But it might take me 4x longer to get where I'm going. :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By pavemike
Thanks for the replies. I didn't realize how hot...

Thanks for the replies. I didn't realize how hot it was down there right now until I looked after seeing the advice here. Looks like I'll be camping as high as I possibly can :evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By pavemike
Highway 191 camping?

I'm looking to run highway 191 in eastern Arizona next week to kick off a 4-5 day "get out of the house ride". I'll be coming from Albuquerque and running from south to north. My steed of choice...
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,742
Posted By pavemike
I'm sorry to hear that Ben. I love my Dubinky...

I'm sorry to hear that Ben. I love my Dubinky pants (even more than my Klims). Good luck with the growing family!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By pavemike
Are you riding out of Albuquerque? I'm usually...

Are you riding out of Albuquerque? I'm usually out exploring the area on Sundays either on street or dirt. My wife also rides street and dirt, although it's been awhile since she's been out on her...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8,173
Views: 7,785,366
Posted By pavemike
I hate you... :lol3

I hate you...


:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22,932
Views: 2,947,805
Posted By pavemike
Nice price on the rack, but why not us this in...

Nice price on the rack, but why not us this in conjunction with the giant loop to support something like a dry bag on the back?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,356
Posted By pavemike
Anyone up for a ride up there on Saturday to poke...

Anyone up for a ride up there on Saturday to poke around a bit? I'll be riding up from NW Albuquerque on the 650R.
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