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Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
I paid MSRP with a 5 yr YES WARRANTY ($985) and...

I paid MSRP with a 5 yr YES WARRANTY ($985) and 10% over cost for all accessories that I order.
Of course I'm in California and they aren't collecting dust. Dealer even offered to pull the ECU for...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,166
Posted By vnsfxr
The GT1000 does not have chrome plastic switches....

The GT1000 does not have chrome plastic switches. You sure it was a GT you rode?
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
I fit the AARP group too just not the fat part. ...

I fit the AARP group too just not the fat part.

Probably pick mine up next week if they get a few things installed per the sale.
Poor supply management - Hard bags are available but the lower...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 83,185
Posted By vnsfxr
Thank you for the laugh you just gave me!

Thank you for the laugh you just gave me!
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
Softening up the dampening will smooth it out...

Softening up the dampening will smooth it out some.
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,166
Posted By vnsfxr
As mentioned best mod for this bike is getting...

As mentioned best mod for this bike is getting rid of the very heavy spoke wheels. I saved 22lb.s unsprung weight switching to 999 wheels. In stock form the GT1000 just looks pretty.
Wheels and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
Didn't the FJR have valve train problems...

Didn't the FJR have valve train problems initially?

Dealer tossed a 5 yr YES warranty on the table at the start of our sit down. Took a big chunk out of my dickering :)
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
Somebody hasn't read the whole thread, like that...

Somebody hasn't read the whole thread, like that never happens.
Rode one yesterday, gave the dealer $1k to hold his grey one.

A short opinion for you:
The only bike available with upright...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
You need to start by setting your sag with the...

You need to start by setting your sag with the preload adjustments. Depending on your riding style it should be set at 30-35% of your suspension travel.
Not sure what weight the stock springs can...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 636,907
Posted By vnsfxr
Dampening has been stiffened up along with...

Dampening has been stiffened up along with progressive fork springs on the FJ
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
+ 1 on the ROX risers. Makes tuning the handlebar...

+ 1 on the ROX risers. Makes tuning the handlebar ergos a simple affair.
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 83,185
Posted By vnsfxr
Cycle Ergos has the low seat listed for the...

Cycle Ergos has the low seat listed for the RS..............we need one in person for the real world fit vs all of us reading (me too) off spec sheets.
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 83,185
Posted By vnsfxr
As mentioned before the Rs handlebar fits on the...

As mentioned before the Rs handlebar fits on the RS
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11,836
Views: 1,840,048
Posted By vnsfxr
Run an Ebay search one will turn up

Run an Ebay search one will turn up
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 83,185
Posted By vnsfxr
From what I was told bikes at the show had the...

From what I was told bikes at the show had the low seat on them which would make for tight seat to peg ergos for some.
As to fwd lean the R handle bar and caps bolt right on. Just need to check...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-13-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,062
Posted By vnsfxr
Wish it would have been sold here so there would...

Wish it would have been sold here so there would be more floating around :(
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
My local dealer is waiting for his demo bike to...

My local dealer is waiting for his demo bike to arrive but offered me a short ride on either of the 2 he received last week.

But then he figures once I ride one I'll buy it to replace the 700lb ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
Use the hacksaw in your tool box to narrow them...

Use the hacksaw in your tool box to narrow them down.
While sitting on one at my dealer I noticed the same thing.
With the hand guards the bars need to lose at least an inch on each side.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
Did he not try the different riding modes to...

Did he not try the different riding modes to alleviate ham fisted throttle action?
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
The FJ-09 bags are the city bags for the FJR...

The FJ-09 bags are the city bags for the FJR according to Yamaha's site. Same part #s
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,539
Posted By vnsfxr
DR is set up for lowering 2" by just swapping...

DR is set up for lowering 2" by just swapping parts positions on the suspension. You drop to 8" of travel vs 10".
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
Guess you didn't look at my location? While...

Guess you didn't look at my location? While California does have its central valley you have to cross to get to the Mtn Ranges where the majority of my riding is done on rural 2 lane rds which is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
All you "I want cruise control" guys crack me up....

All you "I want cruise control" guys crack me up. If you won't buy a bike without it look elsewhere.
For the rest of us, we'll spend $25 for a throttle lock to use on the boring straights.

Again...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
THANK YOU YAMAHA!!!! My dealer has 3 on...

THANK YOU YAMAHA!!!!

My dealer has 3 on order..........both colors........2 for sale and one for a demo!
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
Best feature of AAA is the free maps so you can...

Best feature of AAA is the free maps so you can look for the squiggly lines and how to connect them.
GPS just takes the place of the tank bag map pocket and is easier to follow.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
I already have a perfectly good Zumo with...

I already have a perfectly good Zumo with lifetime updates no GPS needed.
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By vnsfxr
Highly recommended..........I have them on 2...

Highly recommended..........I have them on 2 bikes and they allow you to fit the bike to you with fore and aft adjustment as stated.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,075
Views: 874,400
Posted By vnsfxr
Very good find thank you for sharing!

Very good find thank you for sharing!
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
+ 1, I even run a throttle lock on my...

+ 1, I even run a throttle lock on my DR............sooooo nice to give your wrist/hand a break after hours in the saddle.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
I put a lot of miles on my Honda ST1300 before it...

I put a lot of miles on my Honda ST1300 before it went to it's current owner. A fair # of miles were put on the Ascot VT 500 also by myself and daughter.
Modern O ring type chains require minimal...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,955
Posted By vnsfxr
I'm one of those guys.................While I...

I'm one of those guys.................While I enjoyed my ST1300 I don't want to deal with 700lbs any more after the 2nd back surgery.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11,836
Views: 1,840,048
Posted By vnsfxr
Put some Ride-On or similar in your tubes, then...

Put some Ride-On or similar in your tubes, then you'll get to fix it at home.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-22-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 709,234
Posted By vnsfxr
Any rumors surfacing for 2015 colors? We...

Any rumors surfacing for 2015 colors?
We currently don't get all the colors the rest of the world does.
Would like white in the adventure guise.

It would be a nice 60th birthday present for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-15-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 709,234
Posted By vnsfxr
o:-)

o:-)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-15-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 65,385
Posted By vnsfxr
I too am waiting not to patiently to see if this...

I too am waiting not to patiently to see if this model will get dialed in .
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,075
Views: 874,400
Posted By vnsfxr
Used to do the same thing with my daughter. She...

Used to do the same thing with my daughter. She loved it when Dad picked her up from kindergarten with the HD.

She started riding when she was 5 yrs old on a JR50
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 329,312
Posted By vnsfxr
Listing said would ship to the US

Listing said would ship to the US
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11,836
Views: 1,840,048
Posted By vnsfxr
Sounds like it is time to pull the cover and take...

Sounds like it is time to pull the cover and take a look. Hopefully just the friction plates are worn rather than the whole clutch assy.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9,639
Views: 1,611,181
Posted By vnsfxr
Only thing I replaced on mine was that scarey...

Only thing I replaced on mine was that scarey ribbed OEM front tire.

Lost mine when the bike trailer flipped on the way to Alaska. Not much pavement on the AlCan in the '70s.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 1,513,685
Posted By vnsfxr
I think the large variance in mileage is due to...

I think the large variance in mileage is due to riding style. If you don't steer with the throttle, which many don't then any tire is gonna last longer. I don't always ride slow enough on gravel...
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