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Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 07:53 PM
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Posted By scout18
I did 200 miles today on 4.2 gallons. and that...

I did 200 miles today on 4.2 gallons. and that was mostly putting it through it's pace not dawdling down the interstate.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 07:10 PM
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Posted By scout18
For me the FJ is strictly a street bike. Now this...

For me the FJ is strictly a street bike. Now this on the other hand.
http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/honda-just-patented-its-new-adventure-bike-1691098678
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By scout18
screen

The stock screen does a pretty good job for me with no buffeting but the airflow still pretty loud around my head so keep the pix of screens coming. I'm thinking about plus 5 inches or so. I'm 5'9"...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 08:38 AM
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Posted By scout18
limiter talk so if it bothers you move along

It matters because the bike was presented as being based off the unrestricted FZ 09 and after buying it I found out that it had a limiter on it. If I wanted to go as fast as a ninja 250 I would have...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 01:13 PM
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Views: 490,755
Posted By scout18
Btw I'm up to 700 miles and I'm about ready for...

Btw I'm up to 700 miles and I'm about ready for an all day trip on it to really shake it down.
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By scout18
I wonder if the supplier of the hugger is a...

I wonder if the supplier of the hugger is a contributing supplier of the FJ-09 forum?
I'm really liking this bike but I'm a bit frustrated with my dealer support. Tammy bags for it were back...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 490,755
Posted By scout18
Ask them what the top speed is supposed to be. My...

Ask them what the top speed is supposed to be. My dealer told me Saturday that Yamaha isn't selling a top box for it either. I did get side box's and a rear rack for it though. BTW the scuttlebut...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2015, 08:21 AM
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Views: 490,755
Posted By scout18
Knee bend was very different for me at first...

Knee bend was very different for me at first but I don't even notice now. I do notice that I'm gripping the tank with my knees more. At 5' 11 you probably won't have any trouble with the ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 490,755
Posted By scout18
I don't notice excessive vibes between 4k-5k or...

I don't notice excessive vibes between 4k-5k or any where really. My last bike was klr so I may be a little numb to it. But after 600 miles so far this bike is very nice to ride.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2015, 07:13 PM
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Views: 1,036,657
Posted By scout18
It's my TDM I that's about what I have in it. ...

It's my TDM I that's about what I have in it. The mileage really scares people that don't know what we know.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By scout18
Still breaking it in and it's still fantastic...

Still breaking it in and it's still fantastic I'll have 500 miles if really mixed riding and still lovin it. It will get a reflash though.
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 09:50 AM
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Posted By scout18
As an actual owner of this fine bike I'm pissed...

As an actual owner of this fine bike I'm pissed at the 115 limiter but everything else is spot on for me. The height, (I'M5'9" 30 inch inseam) power modes, TC, radial brakes, Ect. Ect. I'll add a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 07:58 AM
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Posted By scout18
So does anyone here actually own an FJ09 or...

So does anyone here actually own an FJ09 or ridden one yet?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-17-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,576
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Posted By scout18
The riding position is pure TDM and so is B mode....

The riding position is pure TDM and so is B mode. Very easy transition to make other than getting used to the thought of another 5000 rpms to work with. The handling is truly sublime. And it isn't...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2015, 12:24 PM
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Posted By scout18
Yamaha TDM Riders

Hey all, its been great reading all about TDMs an owning one but I moved up to an FZ-09 Friday and I don't see keeping the TDM. I'm in Portland Oregon entertaining reasonable offers. 50k miles or so...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-26-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By scout18
Funny I get that once in awhile. "Is that a...

Funny I get that once in awhile. "Is that a TDM?"
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-01-2014, 06:59 AM
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Posted By scout18
Yes the FJ-09 is the bike for me ill be selling...

Yes the FJ-09 is the bike for me ill be selling my TDM and KLR to get my down payment together.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-29-2014, 04:11 PM
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Posted By scout18
Very nice job in that

Very nice job in that
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21,810
Views: 1,672,218
Posted By scout18
Lloyd center sold out too.

Lloyd center sold out too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2014, 12:08 PM
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Posted By scout18
Where are you? These are very nice bikes.

Where are you? These are very nice bikes.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-26-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By scout18
Was a 35 zone now it's 25 through there for about...

Was a 35 zone now it's 25 through there for about a quarter mile further than it used to be. He was going way faster than that on his way through that covered bridge I'm pretty sure I was going under...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21,810
Views: 1,672,218
Posted By scout18
38 in what was a 35 zone isn't that much over and...

38 in what was a 35 zone isn't that much over and probably out of the calibration range. Mostly I'm curious as to what he was dong outside his jurisdiction by a mile and a half in a super fun twisty...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21,810
Views: 1,672,218
Posted By scout18
So are there any LEO or traffic lawyer types with...

So are there any LEO or traffic lawyer types with knowledge about what to subpoena if pleading not guilty on a speeding ticket out there. I was supposedly radared by a clackamas county deputy while...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-09-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,576
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Posted By scout18
Tall screen Staffy? From where please. That us...

Tall screen Staffy? From where please. That us the only thing mine is missing to be complete for me. I have a project on my bench to complete after elk season that will allow me to mount a universal...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-27-2014, 09:19 AM
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Posted By scout18
Depends what it come with as far as add ons goes....

Depends what it come with as far as add ons goes. If you don't mind tinkering with the carbs and little things like that then it's no worse than any other older bike. They ride fantastically and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-26-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By scout18
See if it will stay running with the choke on. If...

See if it will stay running with the choke on. If it will you need a carb cleaning specifically the slow speed jet
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By scout18
I've been riding pr4 rear and pr3 front for a few...

I've been riding pr4 rear and pr3 front for a few months now I really like how grippy the are.
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,635
Posted By scout18
givi 155

So here is my key from my monokey case. I need a key for the 082 or a monolock posted earlier I make the code for it as 21211
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,712
Posted By scout18
Get the tire and mount it yourself in their...

Get the tire and mount it yourself in their parking lot.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,576
Views: 1,036,657
Posted By scout18
I'll let you know for sure. Glad you got it...

I'll let you know for sure. Glad you got it running and it was simple
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-02-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,576
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Posted By scout18
Brooks I had I dang tank off and was fooling...

Brooks I had I dang tank off and was fooling around with my air box and carbs and put everything back together and it all still worked then I remembered that you needed some readings . Here is a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,576
Views: 1,036,657
Posted By scout18
Just off hand have you checked the fuses under...

Just off hand have you checked the fuses under the seat?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,576
Views: 1,036,657
Posted By scout18
Yamaha TDM Riders

If you have your 12v to the coil and you're still not getting spark you can measure the resistance of the primary and secondary with all the wires disconnected from it. The terminal that had the 12v...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3,576
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Posted By scout18
The coil has two windings called the primary and...

The coil has two windings called the primary and secondary. The primary is 12volts in and the secondary is your 50,000v or so out to the spark plug. Check to see if you are getting 12 volts to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3,576
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Posted By scout18
Yamaha TDM Riders

I have TKC 80's on my KLR and commute year around meaning in the rain a lot. I like them very much for their ability in all conditions with a decent longevity and excellent wet grip but that's with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,576
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Posted By scout18
So I put a pilot road 4 on the rear and a pr 3...

So I put a pilot road 4 on the rear and a pr 3 on the front (no one had a pr4 in stock). I have them a little workout In the wet yesterday and I'm very pleased. Excellent grip at speed and I made...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,277
Posted By scout18
Drz 400 would be my choice just got the...

Drz 400 would be my choice just got the increased torque over a 250. that's after 50,000 miles on a klr 650.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,576
Views: 1,036,657
Posted By scout18
That would be nice to know. Have you checked the...

That would be nice to know. Have you checked the carpe TDM site? They probably would know straight away
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,576
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Posted By scout18
I run tkc80s on my klr and regularly get the pegs...

I run tkc80s on my klr and regularly get the pegs down and they work fantastically in the wet. I ride pretty much year 'round in Oregon
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,576
Views: 1,036,657
Posted By scout18
Good to know about the fz1000 wheel. I'll keep an...

Good to know about the fz1000 wheel. I'll keep an eye out fir one. I just put a pilot road 4 on the rear and Pr3 on the front and I like them a lot.
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