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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,371
Posted By farmboyfz1
My Two Cents...

Almost all my friends hunt and they do both in wanting their big buck but also taking every decent doe that crosses their path they have a tag for. Meat, whether steak or ground for burger, is their...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-17-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,683
Posted By farmboyfz1
2005 FZ 1, 5.6 gal. tank with light on at .9 gal...

2005 FZ 1, 5.6 gal. tank with light on at .9 gal reserve average mpg consistently in the 48 to 50 range. Best, ( the same as previously stated 52 and 39 being the worst.) The 39 was flogging it hard...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-13-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,100
Posted By farmboyfz1
If you need GAP

Then you are upside down, should save more, have a paid off trade in and finance for a shorter amount of time. But if your rich and can afford GAP because you see the value of giving away money then...
Forum: Face Plant 08-28-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,369
Posted By farmboyfz1
No, this hurts.

Wonderful guy, a joy to talk to. Can't express properly how much I really liked him, his shop and I just loved it when I would come over to even just browse and he would say "The keys are in it, take...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-27-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,149
Posted By farmboyfz1
Be flexible, don't over do it.

I did a 24 day, 6300 mile trip in 06. Wanted to do this and that and ride this and find that. I also over packed. What did I learn, .. HYDRATE and drink more water in sips than gulps, take two water...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By farmboyfz1

Have the same problem, I have Sidi mega way, fit me okay, very comfy (padding), not bad looking for a sport tour look. But looking for something in hardcore dirt, your on your own.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-25-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,476
Posted By farmboyfz1
Wicked + 2 on WD-40

+ 2 on WD-40
Forum: Road Warriors 10-01-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,385
Posted By farmboyfz1
magazine fluff

Quit suscribing to 4 mags, just got to be too much fluff and similar content. When you test ride REPORT put the damn thing thru hell and beat the $#!+ out of it and find its limitations. And don't...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,367
Posted By farmboyfz1
tyre guardian

Depending on what you are doing, trails, woods, dessert, tarmac. Might be worth looking into. I also think it might be in the vendor side also.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-15-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,391
Posted By farmboyfz1
Clarification please.

Is the poster asking for quantity (trillions of mosquitos) or multitude in variety?
Forum: Photos 05-14-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 8,470,100
Posted By farmboyfz1
Thumb new name for thread, Bikes & Wives (SO) and GM...

new name for thread, Bikes & Wives (SO) and GM trucks
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-18-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,584
Posted By farmboyfz1
I don't know about profiling...

but my Triumph, Victory, Suzuki dealer has wanted me to demo something everytime I go window shopping. I have never bought from him, but he does admire what I do ride. I am always in full ATGATT,...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-06-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,827
Posted By farmboyfz1
Call Direct

Only once did my corporate code and calling direct not save me more, than using a website with a code and that was when booking in Alliance, NE from the hotel manager no less. I also informed the...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,007
Posted By farmboyfz1
Window Tint Removal

If the window film is in good shape, no haze, purple, bubbled, then it should be easy to remove with minimal heat gun use. Yes the point is to get the glass hot, not nessarily the tint. Pick a...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,794
Posted By farmboyfz1
Google canvas tarpaulin, or try your local...

Google canvas tarpaulin, or try your local upholstry shop. Mine can make anything.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,589
Posted By farmboyfz1
Wicked Plan and Prepare!

I felt a little anxious on a trip I planned thru the Southwest and the West Coast. I tried to basically cover any contingiency, Bike preped, First Aid Kit and knowing how to use it (modified the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-06-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,828,809
Posted By farmboyfz1
[quote=the darth...

[quote=the darth peach] ([/ I will miss the RR, I hope to make it back to Cali on...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,768
Posted By farmboyfz1
? the mother of invention

I use CO2 to air my tires all the time, quick and convienent. Just the cost when I got the Genuine Innovations Monster Air Chuck, the threaded 45 gram cylinders are $ 25.00+ for a pair. Then one...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-12-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,124
Posted By farmboyfz1
Forum: Road Warriors 01-11-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,730
Posted By farmboyfz1
Own a 2005

I love my FZ1 but I only solo with it (weight reasons) but it is able to do the two up job nicely with a little adjustment. Get a better rear shock, and change the seat ( I have a Sargent and it has...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By farmboyfz1
Eek Bike needs a mount (Ram style)

Now that I have your attention, I was hopeing that the Wise forum Gods would bestow upon me Knowledge. I am looking at Ram Mounts and I will be useing a small digital camera on a trip with the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-11-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,041
Posted By farmboyfz1
Pissed The luck that I have had with dealers cost me...

The luck that I have had with dealers cost me $200.00, new chain and sprocket set. Why did I have to buy those, they installed my tires and the tech put everything back together too tightly. I had...
Forum: Face Plant 11-07-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,655
Posted By farmboyfz1
Thumb Thank you for your real world experience and...

Thank you for your real world experience and excellent narrative. I am going to print this off and give it to my SO and have her read it. I, after riding with her on a couple of occasions, found...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-30-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,132
Posted By farmboyfz1
I'm not planning on buying new, rather something...

I'm not planning on buying new, rather something that's 2-4 years old and well taken care of.
Speaking from what I know, how about a gen I Yamaha FZ1 (FZS1000). I love mine, can still find lots on...
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 80,471
Posted By farmboyfz1
Laugh I like pockets on my shirts

I know that this makes me sound like a geek, but I really like pocket T-shirts, comes in handy @ work. But I do have some items as christmas wish list for my gf to get me. I have to leave her...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-13-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,399
Posted By farmboyfz1
Thumb Gas tank and Gears

Have an '05 FZ1, mostly stock, the thing I like the most, big gas tank and great fuel economy. Have broke 50 mpg in Nevada and avg 48+ in Utah, so 200+ miles per tank is EASY. This of course is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-29-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,189
Posted By farmboyfz1
Question one, nobody really knows, but take a...

Question one, nobody really knows, but take a hard look and think "What is the worst that can, would, will, happen?". Then think how will I react and will I be okay. If the answer is yes, then...
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