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Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,378
Posted By cardingtr
I rode tail one Sunday with 1200GS and wouldn't...

I rode tail one Sunday with 1200GS and wouldn't call em slow.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,378
Posted By cardingtr
If the Z has same tank as the Ninja1000, I prolly...

If the Z has same tank as the Ninja1000, I prolly got that already.
I have a chain bike before the FJR so I know how that is but after having a bike with a shaft final drive, it became part of my...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,378
Posted By cardingtr
I sold my FJR. Now I missed that bike. It has so...

I sold my FJR. Now I missed that bike. It has so many positive attributes for what it is.
Again coming off from FJR and want a lighter, 90/10% commuter/sports tourer, I am leaning more towards the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,378
Posted By cardingtr
I'm down to two..

I decided I'm selling my FJR for a lighter tourer, more commuter bike.
For the past year, my riding is 90% commuting with lots of stoplights and 10% sunday 200 mile trips with maybe, maybe a ride...
Forum: Asia 02-05-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 202,014
Posted By cardingtr
Wow! Took me couple hours to finish reading the...

Wow! Took me couple hours to finish reading the thread including the videos. I miss riding in the Philippines. How do you guys import those big bikes to the Philippines? I might do this in the future...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 62,367
Posted By cardingtr
I'm 5'9" and compared to my current FJR, it's a...

I'm 5'9" and compared to my current FJR, it's a little more forward lean but I actually liked it because of The Ninja's lower shields. It's the side mirrors that I am concerned though, it's a little...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 62,367
Posted By cardingtr
C'mon, someone that bought it review it already....

C'mon, someone that bought it review it already. Can't wait for somebody did a multiday drop a few words here..
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 62,367
Posted By cardingtr
Anyone find out the valve adjustment interval for...

Anyone find out the valve adjustment interval for this bike?
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 62,367
Posted By cardingtr
Same here. Sat on one yesterday and feel a little...

Same here. Sat on one yesterday and feel a little cramped on legs compared to my FJR (of course). Decided last night and was set on trading in my bike today but it was sold. They sold both in two...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,211
Posted By cardingtr
Aw OK. I hope he recovers well. They could have...

Aw OK. I hope he recovers well. They could have told me upfront. I'll make another call today.
Forum: Vendors 01-17-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,211
Posted By cardingtr
Anyone else got problems with Motorcycle Larry?

I ordered a fork brace for my FJR on 1/4/11 and called on 1/6 because when I logged in it says "processing". The lady that answered said it's being prepared to be shipped since they have a lot to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,505
Posted By cardingtr
Put on your gear, mount your new to you bike and...

Put on your gear, mount your new to you bike and drive around. Do you have a grin on your face? If yes, you had a good deal.
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,725
Posted By cardingtr
I'm currently on an FJR1300 and considering a 10...

I'm currently on an FJR1300 and considering a 10 Z1000. How does it compare, off the line, to FJR1300? I guess I'm spoiled to the massive torque the FJR has down below I don't want to miss it on this...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 279,068
Posted By cardingtr
what he said..

what he said..
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 104,692
Posted By cardingtr
FZ1 is one good looking bike.:thumb

FZ1 is one good looking bike.:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 596,274
Posted By cardingtr
If it's your new ride, I'll say ride it around...

If it's your new ride, I'll say ride it around for a few weeks without modification until you develop muscle memory for the new ergonomics.
Also, relax your hands and arms while riding by flexing...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 596,274
Posted By cardingtr
On one of our Sunday morning rides where I topped...

On one of our Sunday morning rides where I topped 132mph the wind was about 30-40 miles from our 9 o'clock. Everybody complained of the wind except the 3 of us on FJRs.
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 129,129
Posted By cardingtr
I got my F4 for more than a month now through...

I got my F4 for more than a month now through rain and what not. It is paired to Zumo 550 as well as Nexus 1 to Zumo. One thing I like most is sound quality. I use Akuma Frost helmet and wears a 32...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,620
Posted By cardingtr
I love posts like this. It's like being a little...

I love posts like this. It's like being a little kid again.
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 41,113
Posted By cardingtr
This is so helpful I almost did it right. I...

This is so helpful I almost did it right.
I have the older Q2 (without MP3 input), and the speaker wires are red, black and white. I'm lost from here, which color to solder to on solder type female...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 1,965,797
Posted By cardingtr
Epic journey. Big thanks for letting us ride with...

Epic journey. Big thanks for letting us ride with you all.

If Joon ends up in South Texas, maybe to Mexico, I will always be welcoming him with Russian hospitality!

Ric
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 596,274
Posted By cardingtr
OK let,s split atoms here. Maybe, maybe FJR...

OK let,s split atoms here.

Maybe, maybe FJR will need 6-speed gear in the future when new models and engine upgrade/modification is necessary and I am confident that Yamaha will put the right...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 596,274
Posted By cardingtr
My FJR has gobs of torque that 6-gear is...

My FJR has gobs of torque that 6-gear is unnecessary. Try it in fifth gear at 40 mph to jail speed and you'll know what I mean.:evil
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 384,749
Posted By cardingtr
What is a real bike?

I had this "get-a-real-bike" conversation before with a rider who happens to have a Harley on a charity event.
I asked him to define a "real bike" and he said a real bike is a Harley. So what's in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 384,749
Posted By cardingtr
Wow, if oddometer is the gauge here, some riders...

Wow, if oddometer is the gauge here, some riders are racking up miles. :bow
I learn something everyday.:rayof
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,394
Posted By cardingtr
Yep, that's 84% down in profits and operating...

Yep, that's 84% down in profits and operating margin from 16% to 9.5%. Talking about squeeze times.
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,394
Posted By cardingtr
Let's sum this up. Buell folded by HD so they...

Let's sum this up.
Buell folded by HD so they can focus on accessories.
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,394
Posted By cardingtr
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,394
Posted By cardingtr
Based on those articles, HD is now officially an...

Based on those articles, HD is now officially an image company funded by loan payments from selling outdated motorcycles.

The HD rider market the image of a pirate and the cycle goes on. But the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,327
Posted By cardingtr
+1 on Burger King. I rode from South Texas to New...

+1 on Burger King. I rode from South Texas to New York from 3 weeks back and I mainly used Burger King for WiFi access except for one somewhere in Brandon, Mississippi.
Hotel/Motel spots mostly will...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 91,315
Posted By cardingtr
Canon Powershot A630 are decent camera. It can...

Canon Powershot A630 are decent camera. It can reproduce real black color.
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By cardingtr
https://www.convictionsoftheheart.com/images/16247...

https://www.convictionsoftheheart.com/images/16247.gif
This is what you need.


Hey, that's a beautiful bike!
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 596,274
Posted By cardingtr
How much did you pay for it? I'm torn between...

How much did you pay for it? I'm torn between this and Nexus..
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,408
Posted By cardingtr
Harley should borrow a page from Cadillac how...

Harley should borrow a page from Cadillac how they turn the company for the younger buyer. (getting a rockstar, etc)
And the current owners to help out by start shaving, smile a little, and go to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 596,274
Posted By cardingtr
I got a larger shield I bought from Yamaha but...

I got a larger shield I bought from Yamaha but didn't really liked it.
It's somewhere in my garage.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By cardingtr
Guess how much change you got when you give'em 20...

Guess how much change you got when you give'em 20 grand for the bike? $205.
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,936
Posted By cardingtr
My FJR 08 is my daily commuter total miles: 7 and...

My FJR 08 is my daily commuter total miles: 7 and its a stop and go traffic with 9 stoplights. In heavy traffic, you can find a hole and point to it.
I have 29" inseam and 175lbs. The weight issue...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,067
Posted By cardingtr
That looks like a Praying Mantis.

That looks like a Praying Mantis.
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