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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:02 AM
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Posted By 20valves
Question That surprises me. Is it the lighter weight of...

That surprises me. Is it the lighter weight of the 2S? I love the way my 500 digs out of sand and it doesn't ever seem too taxed doing it. I had an '08 300XCW that was just a superb bike but this 500...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,839
Posted By 20valves
Question Nice GPS mount

That's a very tidy GPS mount, priced to give Touratech fits, too! Have you ridden with your GPS in place off road? Still sturdy and not wobbly?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,839
Posted By 20valves
Bluhduh fixt

fixt
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 756,118
Posted By 20valves
Cool2 No, my '13 is the best sorted stock FJR...

No, my '13 is the best sorted stock FJR suspension I've ever had and is quite good. I've had an '03 and an '06 previously.



No.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,582
Posted By 20valves
Cool2 Clearly does not know where to ride street or...

Clearly does not know where to ride street or dirt in the state.



And a very ill-informed perspective it is.

Oklahoma is packed with off-road riding and the eastern part of the state as it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8,790
Views: 1,841,411
Posted By 20valves
Talking Sounds a lot like me sometimes. :lol3

Sounds a lot like me sometimes. :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,839
Posted By 20valves
Laugh FJR 1300's ( my '13 anyway) get an 87 octane...

FJR 1300's ( my '13 anyway) get an 87 octane recommendation.
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,586
Posted By 20valves
Thumb Yeah, the the 2015 model FZ1 still has a 20 valve...

Yeah, the the 2015 model FZ1 still has a 20 valve engine. I have an '06 20v R1, also had a '98 20 valver and an '89 FZR 1000 with 20v.
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,586
Posted By 20valves
Eek They're not at all close in form and function....

They're not at all close in form and function. While the Tenere can cover the FJ-09's street capability and then some (Tenere holds more gas, has factory cruise, shaft drive), there is no way the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,586
Posted By 20valves
Cool2 I have an FJR and never carry a passenger and for...

I have an FJR and never carry a passenger and for this reason I'm seriously considering an FJ-09 because of its HUGE weight advantage. I love my FJR and it's a pretty decent sporty ride in the curves...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 02:59 PM
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Views: 9,585,355
Posted By 20valves
Talking +1 :rofl

+1 :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,992
Posted By 20valves
Thumb I would expect the WR to be very reliable. I had...

I would expect the WR to be very reliable. I had an '04 WR250F and as a woods bike you're not really banging it off the rev limiter all the time so even though it's in a high state of tune, it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,839
Posted By 20valves
Cool2 Yamahas are very durable and reliable. I find...

Yamahas are very durable and reliable. I find FJR's and Tenere's are both plenty comfy for long distances but I don't have any of the back or spine issues you are dealing with. Lots of aftermarket...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-21-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 137,040
Posted By 20valves
I hope second since I'm gone the first one.

I hope second since I'm gone the first one.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-16-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,839
Posted By 20valves
Talking HB peg leg! :freaky

HB peg leg! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 756,118
Posted By 20valves
Bluhduh I could explain it to you but I couldn't...

I could explain it to you but I couldn't understand it for you. :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,839
Posted By 20valves
Cool2 DOH! :shog my bad

DOH! :shog

my bad
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,839
Posted By 20valves
Cool2 Oh no, we have 390* of rotation now! It's...

Oh no, we have 390* of rotation now! It's actually 90* difference on the crank throws.

Anyway, glad you like your bike, I've been thinking of upgrading to a 2015 myself. The cruise on the FJR is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,041
Posted By 20valves
Talking or not :deal btw, the crossplane crank is...

or not :deal

btw, the crossplane crank is 90*, the old "screamers" are 180*

I LOVE that x-plane sound too, nothing else like it.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-31-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 137,040
Posted By 20valves
Cool2 :lol3 Yeah, tires are the main factor when...

:lol3

Yeah, tires are the main factor when playing with the sandman. The knobbier your tires, the less sleepy you'll be. Even Shenko 705's transformed the Tenere when in sand compared to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-30-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9,303
Views: 2,152,585
Posted By 20valves
Laugh I've been riding in Arkansas with a bunch of...

I've been riding in Arkansas with a bunch of hooligans who dream about top heavy hotties. I'm tragically back foofing off at work now though. :puke1
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,323
Posted By 20valves
Cool2 I gave up on waiting for a tag-able WR450. I had...

I gave up on waiting for a tag-able WR450. I had an '04 WR250F and it was a great woods bike. The new one looks MUCH nicer with EFI and all the good suspension bits. It does look like Yamaha is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 637,784
Posted By 20valves
Thumb You're gonna have yourself a really nice little...

You're gonna have yourself a really nice little corner shredder there. :wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-30-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9,303
Views: 2,152,585
Posted By 20valves
Thumb and ONLY a tank top. :evil

and ONLY a tank top. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 637,784
Posted By 20valves
Eek No Probably

No



Probably
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36,655
Views: 9,585,355
Posted By 20valves
Laugh Fixt. :1drink

Fixt. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36,655
Views: 9,585,355
Posted By 20valves
Bluhduh Who's self centered? :huh :asshat

Who's self centered? :huh


:asshat
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,839
Posted By 20valves
Talking I'm sure you'd get a more useful result if you...

I'm sure you'd get a more useful result if you ditch the "naughty" from your search phrase. :deal :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8,790
Views: 1,841,411
Posted By 20valves
Thumb Mine runs on ethanol free 91 octane which is...

Mine runs on ethanol free 91 octane which is roughly equivalent to your 93~95 high grade as we use some different octane measuring method in the states. Anyway, my bike runs trouble free on it. You...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,905
Posted By 20valves
Laugh Well HF, did your Oklahoma roots prepare for you...

Well HF, did your Oklahoma roots prepare for you for the storms or are they bigger over there? That looks like some serious water.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9,303
Views: 2,152,585
Posted By 20valves
Thumb Nice, been there but was unfortunately trapped in...

Nice, been there but was unfortunately trapped in a car. :cry
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,905
Posted By 20valves
Thumb Subscribed and in awe. Ditto to all the...

Subscribed and in awe. Ditto to all the compliments stated here...I'm inspired! Wow. :thumb:lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 36,655
Views: 9,585,355
Posted By 20valves
Laugh fixt

fixt
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36,655
Views: 9,585,355
Posted By 20valves
Thumb Ok, well....that'll work. :evil

Ok, well....that'll work. :evil
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-06-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 137,040
Posted By 20valves
You can circle the lake at Draper on the lake...

You can circle the lake at Draper on the lake roads and it takes maybe an hour if you do 'em all. You get easy dirt roads to about 100~200 yards of really soft, silty stuff in one area. That's free....
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8,790
Views: 1,841,411
Posted By 20valves
Thumb Thanks all! :D

Thanks all! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36,655
Views: 9,585,355
Posted By 20valves
Laugh footwear fail

footwear fail
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36,655
Views: 9,585,355
Posted By 20valves
Talking NO!! We only have two good paved roads here!

NO!! We only have two good paved roads here!
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8,790
Views: 1,841,411
Posted By 20valves
Thumb +1 I just put a Scott's on my exc. I've never...

+1
I just put a Scott's on my exc. I've never had a damper on a dirt bike before but considering the speed this thing will generate, it's nice.

Btw, speaking of the wire hairball behind the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-18-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 137,040
Posted By 20valves
Thumb Copy all that and have a GoPro. PM me sometime...

Copy all that and have a GoPro. PM me sometime and we'll do it. Besides, it's easier to pick up a big trailie with two people. :deal

I had Shenko 705's on it when I ran the trails but have...
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