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Forum: Road warriors Today, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
Beautiful bike.

Beautiful bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 12:36 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 22,079
Posted By CSI
In the past five years, I have had a 2010 Ultra...

In the past five years, I have had a 2010 Ultra Classic, a 2012 Wing, and now a 2014 FJR.

I am still a member of forums related to my preceding two bikes, and still attend their gatherings.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 12,865
Posted By CSI
This is the only article by VOX that I have ever...

This is the only article by VOX that I have ever agreed with:


http://www.vox.com/2014/6/16/5804590/why-you-shouldnt-drive-slowly-in-the-left-lane
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,381
Posted By CSI
+1 For the past few years, I have led...

+1

For the past few years, I have led rides over the Memorial Day weekend at a forum gathering (different forum), in Arkansas. It is mostly HD riders that attend, and about 1/3rd of them are...
Forum: Americas 12-19-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,309
Posted By CSI
No. With heated gear? Yes...without a...

No.

With heated gear? Yes...without a doubt.....but that's just me.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 1,576,909
Posted By CSI
1st trip with my 15 year old daughter, of more...

1st trip with my 15 year old daughter, of more than 5 miles....I couldn't have asked for a better passenger !!

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/S48FcNJtQoE"...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
I'm only 5'10" with a 32 inch inseam. My...

I'm only 5'10" with a 32 inch inseam.

My problem (most likely) is my last three bikes have all been touring bikes, and two of THOSE three had aftermarket bars on them, with at least two inches...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
How much does the factory adjustability help? I...

How much does the factory adjustability help? I have heard that from the factory, the bars are in the middle position.
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
What are the advantages/disadvantages to go with...

What are the advantages/disadvantages to go with the MCLarry risers?

I know it's a little more work...are there any other disadvantages?

By specs, the MCL risers actually give more rise...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
OK......Here is my first impression. Be mindful...

OK......Here is my first impression. Be mindful of the fact that by the time I got on the FJR, that I had already done close to 500 miles.....in 50 degree temps, in fog so thick that it might as...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
The one I am worried about will be from my...

The one I am worried about will be from my daughter....she loves hitting the twisties with dear old dad. I only hope that she doesn't say "this is uncomfortable, and I'm not riding anymore".
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
OK...... Found a '14 1300A, new. My...

OK......

Found a '14 1300A, new.

My 2012 Wing plus 850...and the 850 is for the tourpack, pad, mounting racking, etc.

I think I'm gonna take the deal....
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
They had a '14ES for 2k more......that was the...

They had a '14ES for 2k more......that was the bike I was wanting, when they tried to lowball me by 3600 bux on my trade.

My offer on the 1300A splits the difference....I am losing 2k in...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
They also have a 2014 FJR1300A that they want...

They also have a 2014 FJR1300A that they want $11,188 for......I offered them the same deal.

I am giving up $2000.00 in "value" on the proposed purchase.....they give up the other $1600.00.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
Thank you. That is another option I am Considering

Thank you. That is another option I am Considering
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
I have another guy who has expressed interest,...

I have another guy who has expressed interest, but not sure about his ability to get financing.

Gonna hold out two weeks. If I haven't heard anything positive by then, I'm gonna order a set of...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
Heard back from them: Their offer? My...

Heard back from them:

Their offer? My bike PLUS $3600.00.

Sorry....not gonna happen.
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
I went from HD (a 2012 Ultra) to the Wing...and...

I went from HD (a 2012 Ultra) to the Wing...and the difference there is quite the difference .......for starters, just twist the throttle and go....no noise, no downshift, no drama....I'm sure you...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
You are more than likely correct. If they...

You are more than likely correct.

If they reply, I suspect they will try to lowball me a couple thousand on my trade......which, I won't accept.

I'm not asking them to give me retail on my...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
I honestly don't know..... FWIW...Haven't...

I honestly don't know.....

FWIW...Haven't heard back from them yet !! :rofl

I honestly don't think my offer is out of the ballpark.
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
Well.....here is the email I sent to the local...

Well.....here is the email I sent to the local Yamaha dealer.

They will probably tell me to get bent...



The deal I would like to make: A Straight AcrossTrade.<o:p> </o:p>

<o:p>...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
Thnxs......that is in essence the same trailer I...

Thnxs......that is in essence the same trailer I have.....
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,341
Posted By CSI
IF I get my 2012 Wing sold...I am looking at a...

IF I get my 2012 Wing sold...I am looking at a 2014 ES model.

Only drawback (for me), is this:

My 15 year old daughter travels with me often, and has already said she won't ride w/o a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 12,865
Posted By CSI
fixt

fixt
Forum: Americas 12-02-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,602
Posted By CSI
Yes... Or wait for the Sergeant at Arms...

Yes...

Or wait for the Sergeant at Arms to come to the rescue.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 35,662
Views: 9,025,260
Posted By CSI
Only on Pirate bikes........front brakes work...

Only on Pirate bikes........front brakes work just fine on every other make/model.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,819
Posted By CSI
It isn't difficult to determine how much power...

It isn't difficult to determine how much power your gear will draw. Normally the numbers the manufacturers provide are "draw at full power". I run my gerbings at just over 50%, and that is plenty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 35,662
Views: 9,025,260
Posted By CSI
Panty lines. Fail.

Panty lines. Fail.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35,662
Views: 9,025,260
Posted By CSI
Bingo

Bingo
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,389
Posted By CSI
Much like European drivers, they actually know...

Much like European drivers, they actually know how to ride their bikes as opposed to just knowing how to operate a bike.

There is a big difference...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 35,662
Views: 9,025,260
Posted By CSI
Actually, they could have opened up the road for...

Actually, they could have opened up the road for same direction traffic about 10 seconds after he took off...nobody was gonna catch him.

Wonder how these folks whining about upon "who's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35,662
Views: 9,025,260
Posted By CSI
Ok. Thnx for clearing that up!

Ok. Thnx for clearing that up!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 35,662
Views: 9,025,260
Posted By CSI
Are there not certain days where the dragon is...

Are there not certain days where the dragon is closed for "private events"??
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,424
Posted By CSI
I thought I was moving along the Dragon pretty...

I thought I was moving along the Dragon pretty good.....until I saw Yellow-wolf's video.

Same bike....same road......when it comes to getting all of the performance out of the bike? I'm not even...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,398
Posted By CSI
Up here in Kansas, I ride all year long, provided...

Up here in Kansas, I ride all year long, provided the streets aren't snow or ice packed...it is about a 15 mile commute to work.

On the bottom: Boots and good wool ski socks, along with my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,691
Posted By CSI
Quite a few when I was a kid !! :rofl

Quite a few when I was a kid !! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,691
Posted By CSI
So how far do you have to duckwalk your bike when...

So how far do you have to duckwalk your bike when both approaching as well as leaving a stop?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 35,662
Views: 9,025,260
Posted By CSI
The lack of lean angle fits your riding style...

The lack of lean angle fits your riding style quite well tho !! :evil:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 34,326
Posted By CSI
Excellent post.

Excellent post.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35,662
Views: 9,025,260
Posted By CSI
Them Harleys just aren't made to lean.....

Them Harleys just aren't made to lean.....
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