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Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 61,688
Posted By gymply
I sat on the RS at the IMS in Dallas this...

I sat on the RS at the IMS in Dallas this weekend. Felt pretty good for my 6', 245 pound frame. For my reach, the bars were just a tad forward. I don't think it was enough to be uncomfortable but...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 35,129
Posted By gymply
Here's the undisputed master of that art form: ...

Here's the undisputed master of that art form:

http://31.media.tumblr.com/b3a6b240f955aad899b17e2e97bddb16/tumblr_mx75uk9Lvf1s7cawmo3_1280.jpg :clap
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,500
Posted By gymply
That's how my first tool kit started; spares from...

That's how my first tool kit started; spares from my old man that he had acquired over the years along with an old black John Deere tool box to store them in. One of his favorite stories to tell is...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By gymply
Seems odd to have to leave the enricher out after...

Seems odd to have to leave the enricher out after the bike is warmed up. BUT, I live in Texas and rarely ride in extremely cold weather. I know in the 40's mine runs fine without the enricher active....
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,186
Views: 253,337
Posted By gymply
I was thinking of upgrading my FZ to a FJ. Called...

I was thinking of upgrading my FZ to a FJ. Called a dealer in DFW and asked about pricing. He said they were selling at MSRP, $10,490. I asked what is the OTD price and he quoted $11,974. :topes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By gymply
I can't think of any reason not to buy....

I can't think of any reason not to buy. Especially since it is carbed. As previously mentioned, the cam chain tensioners are a wear item on the earlier Twin Cam models. I just replaced the cam chain...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 64,924
Posted By gymply
Looks fun... :D <IFRAME height=367...

Looks fun... :D

<IFRAME height=367...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 61,688
Posted By gymply
U.S. pricing released. Linky....

U.S. pricing released. Linky. (http://blog.motorcycle.com/2014/12/19/manufacturers/bmw/bmw-announces-us-prices-new-20152016-models/)

R1200R
Base: $13,950
Standard: $15,250
Premium: $16,995
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,364
Posted By gymply
My experience mirrors yours. I have not...

My experience mirrors yours. I have not experienced any wobbles, high speed or otherwise, on my '12. I run 36 PSI front, 40 PSI rear with 45 PSI in the shocks. I have two other bikes I ride quite a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,364
Posted By gymply
I have a '12 RK model and, in terms of power and...

I have a '12 RK model and, in terms of power and handling, it is light years ahead of the '01 RKC I used to own. For the '14 and up models, the factory changes I am aware of are the cams / air filter...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
Weight is probably a wash on this particular...

Weight is probably a wash on this particular bike, as the stock under engine canister on the standard FZ-09 is HUGE. The can in the video looks a lot smaller.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,046
Posted By gymply
The Elites have the same load rating but the...

The Elites have the same load rating but the tread is 1/32 deeper than the stock Dunlops. I ran the Elites on my Heritage before trading it in on my Road King. It appeared that they were going to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
FYI---Factory service manuals are now available. ...

FYI---Factory service manuals are now available.

I ordered this in October, a month before I took delivery of my bike. It finally arrived today...

...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,993
Posted By gymply
I think the guy needs to learn how to use the...

I think the guy needs to learn how to use the enricher circuit.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
I want this one from Twisted Throttle...

I want this one from Twisted Throttle (http://www.twistedthrottle.com/mra-touringscreen-windshield-for-yamaha-fz-09-14). Unfortunately, it's been on backorder for over a month. :cry
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 219,110
Posted By gymply
Here's the "Lifestyle" marketing video::rofl ...

Here's the "Lifestyle" marketing video::rofl

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/NA8z7T3JqZk" frameBorder=0 width=560 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>

I think the NineT looks great. Hope...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,405
Posted By gymply
Ahhhh, the Fuel Bar and Grille!!! Been there many...

Ahhhh, the Fuel Bar and Grille!!! Been there many times and watched many of those NSFW pics get taken... :evil

Thanks for the great report! I knew all this was in my backyard but never took the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-26-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By gymply
I think your memory suggestion is correct as I...

I think your memory suggestion is correct as I only have 470 MB out of 3.65 GB left. I deleted my GPX file off the device then I deleted all "Favorites" and Routes. It only freed up about 16 MB. I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By gymply
I checked today and my MapSource version is...

I checked today and my MapSource version is 6.16.3. I believe this is the latest version. I still haven't checked the memory on my 660. I was going to last night but forgot as I had to scramble...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-20-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By gymply
I haven't thought of that. After the update I...

I haven't thought of that. After the update I checked the map set on the GPS and it only showed 2014.30 so I assumed it overwrote the previous version. I will check the memory when I get home this...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-19-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By gymply
"Route Cannot Be Calculated" error

My old laptop finally bit the dust so I bought a new one. I have a Garmin Zumo 660 and reloaded Mapsource using the DVD that came with the Zumo. I then went online to download the latest updates. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,748
Posted By gymply
I am a big fan of Shure earbuds. Currently using...

I am a big fan of Shure earbuds. Currently using the SE215, but previously used a set of SE310. The SE215's can be found online for ~ $100. I bought mine at Guitar Center for $108 out the door. They...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,816
Posted By gymply
I have one on my Softail and love it. It did take...

I have one on my Softail and love it. It did take longer to break in than any other seat I have owned. I went with a Mustang seat on my Road King because I just couldn't warm up visually to the Dual...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 185,754
Posted By gymply
How tall are you? I sat on one in Sturgis this...

How tall are you? I sat on one in Sturgis this year but didn't want to wait in line all day for a demo ride. I am 6' 0" / 245 lbs and I was very comfortable. The bars do seem to have a lot of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
Cycle World just added a FZ-09 to their test...

Cycle World just added a FZ-09 to their test fleet. Linky. (http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/01/03/yamaha-fz-09-long-term-test-review-specifications/) It will be interesting to see what mods they...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
Nice! Post some pics when installed please!

Nice! Post some pics when installed please!
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 978,917
Posted By gymply
I saw it on Cycle World's website: ...

I saw it on Cycle World's website:

http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/12/14/iron-lung-harley-davidson-sportster-cafe-custom-motorcycle-icon-1000/
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 978,917
Posted By gymply
This looks fun: <IFRAME height=281...

This looks fun:


<IFRAME height=281 src="//player.vimeo.com/video/78927022" frameBorder=0 width=500 allowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen></IFRAME>
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 185,754
Posted By gymply
Probably not a lot of twisters and switchbacks...

Probably not a lot of twisters and switchbacks between watering holes..... :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 185,754
Posted By gymply
http://www.usridernews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013...

http://www.usridernews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/121313-2014-indian-big-chief-custom-01-633x389.jpg

I am digging that girder front end....
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
No. It is a straight mechanical 3-into-1 design....

No. It is a straight mechanical 3-into-1 design. Linky....
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
I just filled up with my second tank today and...

I just filled up with my second tank today and checked the mileage. 102.4 miles and it held 2.514 gallons. That equals 40.73 MPG. The 3.7 gallon tank has a 0.7 reserve so the low fuel light should...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
Thanks for the tip! I will give them a call when...

Thanks for the tip! I will give them a call when I get ready to upgrade.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
Busy weekend, but I managed to get in a short 120...

Busy weekend, but I managed to get in a short 120 mile ride yesterday. This brings my total mileage up to 160 since I took delivery. Observations:

1. I don't think the throttle is as "snatchy" as...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 64,924
Posted By gymply
According to this article, the gearing will be...

According to this article, the gearing will be the same as the Gold Wing and F6B. Linky....
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
Finally brought mine home today. Only put 35...

Finally brought mine home today. Only put 35 miles on it riding home from the dealership and all I can say is WOW! Handling is crisp and the power is all over the range. I am really digging the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,916
Posted By gymply
It already has immobilizer technology if you...

It already has immobilizer technology if you don't replace the doohickey.....
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,916
Posted By gymply
Buddy of mine had an '07 (I think) Fat Boy with...

Buddy of mine had an '07 (I think) Fat Boy with the security fob. A bunch of us were camping in Fayetteville AR one year and he hopped on his bike, fired it up, and rode about a mile away to the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 64,924
Posted By gymply
I'm wondering if they tweaked the transmission,...

I'm wondering if they tweaked the transmission, too. The spec sheet on Honda's website list the Gold Wing and F6B transmissions as "Five-Speed Including Overdrive". The spec sheet for the Valkyrie...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 604,187
Posted By gymply
Dang! That is a long time off two-wheels....

Dang! That is a long time off two-wheels. Luckily, I was able to ride right up to the surgery day. Hope your recovery is speedy and all goes well.
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