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Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 09:26 AM
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Posted By smoker2
Hi Tom, long time no see!

Hi Tom, long time no see!
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
tankbag

I have an old Nelson Riggs magnetic tankbag, probably has 150K miles on it. I rarely use it anymore, but it holds up to at least 149 mph on the Concours. Not so much on a ZRX, had to go back for it...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
I have a peg hanger with the mounting point...

I have a peg hanger with the mounting point riveted to the bracket. I no longer have the duals, if you're interested I'll trade you brackets. PM if interested.
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3,096
Views: 434,106
Posted By smoker2
2 up?

Would love to hear from some pillions on this bike as my wife and I ride together often. She is 5'7" and 115 lbs. but has long legs. We have about 40K miles on a FJR and 35K on a C14, how does the FJ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
Yes, in a 'round about way. Bought my 09...

Yes, in a 'round about way.

Bought my 09 new in November 08, put 22K miles on in and sold it for a Tiger 1050. Wife hated it, told me to get another tourer, so I bought a FJR. Rode it for 4...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
Yes. This made a bigger difference in feel than...

Yes. This made a bigger difference in feel than manufacturer/compound.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
Thumb 40K miles on an 05 FJR and 35K on an 09 Connie. ...

40K miles on an 05 FJR and 35K on an 09 Connie.

The FJR is 40 lbs lighter, physically smaller, more sporty. Weak points are ground clearance and suspension (probably related). Love the motor,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-09-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 734,261
Posted By smoker2
wind management?

What have some of you guys done with wind management for a passenger? Wife and I had a good test ride on the adventure with the larger screen in the highest position, and she said her helmet was...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 225,364
Posted By smoker2
I just want all you guys to know....

...you all suck and I hate you.:fyyff


(I want one real bad:D)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 59,634
Posted By smoker2
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbuc...

http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/fog_zps45a0fbf3.jpg (http://s590.photobucket.com/user/Smokerbucket12/media/fog_zps45a0fbf3.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-09-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8,358
Views: 8,138,866
Posted By smoker2
We haven't done a session like that since 09, and...

We haven't done a session like that since 09, and she would kill me if I shared some of the ones we've done recently....:evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-09-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8,358
Views: 8,138,866
Posted By smoker2
Old picture. She's hotter now. :raabia

Old picture. She's hotter now. :raabia
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8,358
Views: 8,138,866
Posted By smoker2
The old trusty Feejer met it's demise in Kentucky...

The old trusty Feejer met it's demise in Kentucky last October unfortunately. I'm back on a Concours.

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8,358
Views: 8,138,866
Posted By smoker2
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbuc...

http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/2011-07-31_16-05-30_510.jpg (http://s590.photobucket.com/user/Smokerbucket12/media/2011-07-31_16-05-30_510.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 778,770
Posted By smoker2
bent shifter fork

Cost me $2K.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 427,183
Posted By smoker2
Riding a rashed bike is extremely liberating.

Riding a rashed bike is extremely liberating.
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 778,770
Posted By smoker2
That amount of money would keep me on the road...

That amount of money would keep me on the road for about 3 weeks.
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
Well that RT didn't last long. Trans am? ...

Well that RT didn't last long. Trans am?

Also if you want to see how it feels without the flies come on over to New Holland and you can take mine for a ride.
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 778,770
Posted By smoker2
Interesting. Same thing mine did before I had to...

Interesting. Same thing mine did before I had to replace the bent shift fork.
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 778,770
Posted By smoker2
:augie Guess I'll be going a little easier...

:augie

Guess I'll be going a little easier on her from here on out....:doh
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 778,770
Posted By smoker2
It is somewhat common from the little research...

It is somewhat common from the little research I've done on the innerwebs. I think I paid on the upper end of the spectrum for the fix though at a local indie shop. The Yamaha dealer may have done it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 778,770
Posted By smoker2
Not to scare anyone away from an FJR, it's a...

Not to scare anyone away from an FJR, it's a superb bike, but I just spent $2K replacing 2nd gear on mine with 46K on the odo. I'm also on my 3rd OEM rear shock, I've heard Penske makes a good one....
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,057
Posted By smoker2
Also had both...

Here's a compare I wrote back in 2010 soon after I purchased my 05 FJR. I hope this helps and good luck on your decision.
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
That's what she said.

That's what she said.
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2013, 02:25 PM
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Views: 778,770
Posted By smoker2
My wife and I have done a few. It's great for us...

My wife and I have done a few. It's great for us as we are only 300 lbs combined fully geared. That said even with that weight the stock suspension is not adequate for my riding style (fast-ish). I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-27-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8,358
Views: 8,138,866
Posted By smoker2
That picture was taken in 2009. :D And yes,...

That picture was taken in 2009. :D

And yes, my former C14 which incidentally is back in my garage after 3 years. I sold it to an aquaintance and he took his wife to London until 2016, asked if I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-25-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8,358
Views: 8,138,866
Posted By smoker2
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbuc...

http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/007.jpg (http://s590.photobucket.com/user/Smokerbucket12/media/007.jpg.html)
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/005.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
You do know you married a black woman, right?

You do know you married a black woman, right?
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
If I remember correctly it was one of Russells...

If I remember correctly it was one of Russells rides where the flying pig moniker came from. You were giggling like a school girl.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
The one in my garage does too. I think it is the...

The one in my garage does too. I think it is the exhaust manifold. Maybe time to replace the gaskets?
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,649
Posted By smoker2
[QUOTE=Whosoever;20237115] The FJR has around 125...

[QUOTE=Whosoever;20237115] The FJR has around 125 at the rear wheel and six speeds. QUOTE]

I got ripped off then, mine only has 5 speeds.:huh
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 380,896
Posted By smoker2
Your bike needs washed.

Your bike needs washed.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 778,770
Posted By smoker2
I didn't go directly from the SV to the FJR, had...

I didn't go directly from the SV to the FJR, had a number of bikes in between. As far as low speed manuevering, once you learn how to ride it it's really not a problem. I wouldn't say it's "tippy"...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 778,770
Posted By smoker2
Here's my 05 on a recent 4 day trip to NC. I like...

Here's my 05 on a recent 4 day trip to NC. I like my FJR, it's in contention for the longest length of ownership, April 2013 will be 3 years, an SV650 currently holds that title. A Penske rear is on...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 427,183
Posted By smoker2
:drif ...

:drif

http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/ktm_990_smt_2013_09.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,358
Views: 8,138,866
Posted By smoker2
Nice try, although I don't have that particular...

Nice try, although I don't have that particular bike anymore, I still have her. :crash
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/P1150862.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 1,138,243
Posted By smoker2
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbuc...

http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/Day4018.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-28-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 598,581
Posted By smoker2
My wife shot some along Rt. 58 near Damascus a...

My wife shot some along Rt. 58 near Damascus a couple of weeks ago...
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/ESTN2012157.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-21-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8,358
Views: 8,138,866
Posted By smoker2
4 corners ...

4 corners
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/Day6045.jpg

Hoover
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss341/Smokerbucket12/P1010089.jpg

Yosemite...
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 271,316
Posted By smoker2
Hi all, my name is Shane, I just recieved my dual...

Hi all, my name is Shane, I just recieved my dual set from Mr. Rocketmoto. This is my first comm. system, so I have nothing to compare it to, but so far I'm impressed. I have it paired to my Android...
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