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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,691
Posted By CSI
I gotta wonder just how "current" the information...

I gotta wonder just how "current" the information is that the app provides you with.

Last summer, some friends from a Goldwing forum were on the 1st leg of about 4000 mile trip. I knew they were...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,245,916
Posted By CSI
Are there any photos of her on the web other than...

Are there any photos of her on the web other than that particular view?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,691
Posted By CSI
I think motorcycles oughta come from the factory...

I think motorcycles oughta come from the factory with a tracking device in them that Cops can use to locate them.

Fair is fair, after all.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,727
Posted By CSI
Yes, it IS Handy !! I have a Torc...

Yes, it IS Handy !!

I have a Torc Bluetooth/modular. I bought it for the sole reason that it had Bluetooth installed from the factory.

Cheap helmet....I have had to take the chinbar hinge...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-14-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By CSI
Zuno 665...use it on the bike, as well as in the...

Zuno 665...use it on the bike, as well as in the car.

It links via Bluetooth to both my smartphone as well as my helmet mounted Bluetooth.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,245,916
Posted By CSI
And what do the signs say?

And what do the signs say?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,043
Posted By CSI
I was at the local metric/Victory dealer today...

I was at the local metric/Victory dealer today with my son.......while he was filling out paperwork to buy HIM a bike, I was seat testing new stock.

The Ninja 650 is VERY comfortable....give it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,447
Posted By CSI
Yessir

Yessir
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,447
Posted By CSI
I stopped by a multi brand dealer before...

I stopped by a multi brand dealer before Christmas (Altus Motorsports).

Well stocked, however my cursory walk thru of the store gave me the impression that their gear leaned more towards off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,245,916
Posted By CSI
It look faster than my ride down the dragon, and...

It look faster than my ride down the dragon, and I felt like I was hustling thru the corners.

I DID limit my speed to 50 between turns tho...didn't want to outrun the Harley following me --and--...
Forum: Face plant 01-05-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,581
Posted By CSI
Just before Christmas, I rode 437 miles (875ish,...

Just before Christmas, I rode 437 miles (875ish, round trip) to get my new FJR1300. Temps were between 40 and 50 for the entirety of the trip.

This HD buddy of mine saw me a few days later. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 66,297
Posted By CSI
AD. Surprisingly, that was the last time...

AD.

Surprisingly, that was the last time there were any substantial upgrades as well!
Forum: Face plant 01-05-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,581
Posted By CSI
:rofl:rofl:rofl I have a few HD riding...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

I have a few HD riding friends.

One of them....he is a "biker", thru and thru. Even family photos (ie...professionally done photos), he is wearing HD shirts and doo rags.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 66,297
Posted By CSI
I owned three Harleys before buying a wing in...

I owned three Harleys before buying a wing in 201.

I never passed up the opportunity to take jabs at friends, when they felt the need to refer to their bike by the Moco nomenclature.

Is...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,395
Posted By CSI
Frame sliders: Not really interested in...

Frame sliders:

Not really interested in canyon cages.

Been looking at the Motech frame sliders and the OEM Frame sliders.

While the OEM units are pricey, I also think they have the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,443
Posted By CSI
Riding some twisties......puts a smile on my face...

Riding some twisties......puts a smile on my face every time !!!!


http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr22/CSI_Topeka/Tennessee%202014/575267_zps34cc9f43.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,395
Posted By CSI
Brought the '14 FJR1300A home just before...

Brought the '14 FJR1300A home just before Christmas.

So far, have bought the OEM topcase, touring windshield, and just ordered techspec protetors for the top of the saddlebags, a Carbon fiber...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,956
Posted By CSI
I'm not worthy..... My longest "trip" was...

I'm not worthy.....

My longest "trip" was about 3000 miles over 6 days.

My longest Single Day Ride was 875.
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,395
Posted By CSI
Beautiful bike.

Beautiful bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 66,297
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: 297
Views: 16,722
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: 165
Views: 8,448
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: 40
Views: 1,889
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: 3,667
Views: 1,597,092
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
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: 4,378
Views: 721,395
Posted By CSI
Thnxs......that is in essence the same trailer I...

Thnxs......that is in essence the same trailer I have.....
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