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Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 17,282
Posted By Fishwiz4
Fz6 fits that bill pretty well. Sent from my...

Fz6 fits that bill pretty well.

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Forum: Americas 06-15-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Fishwiz4
Bidda... Thanks for the helpful information. The...

Bidda... Thanks for the helpful information. The weather changes our plans though. We had a great ride from Wahpeton to Two Harbors on Friday. Spent the night there and had dinner and some drinks....
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,521
Posted By Fishwiz4
Sounds great. I tried to look at it, but I'm...

Sounds great. I tried to look at it, but I'm browsing on my phone and it says map was designed for larger screens. I guess I'll have to check it out another time.

Sent from my DROID RAZR HD using...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,574
Posted By Fishwiz4
I don't think they make the PR2 anymore, but you...

I don't think they make the PR2 anymore, but you should be able to find it in somebody's stock. It might be a year old or so and that could be something to think about (tires have a shelf life)
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,574
Posted By Fishwiz4
I currently have pilot road 3 (Michelin). They...

I currently have pilot road 3 (Michelin). They are supposed to be great rain tires, I while my experience is limited in the rain, so far they have been great tires all around. They are dual compound...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,574
Posted By Fishwiz4
http://www.600riders.com This is a great...

http://www.600riders.com

This is a great forum for the FZ6. Tons a great people with great information here.

It used to be called FZ6forum, but Yamaha got upset with that so they changed the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 587,728
Posted By Fishwiz4
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/10/dutu2y8e.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/10/dutu2y8e.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/10/y3a3y2em.jpg

Doesn't have luggage on in these pictures, so it doesn't really fit in on ADV, but when you live...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,574
Posted By Fishwiz4
I'm 6' 185lbs with 34" inseam. I'm very...

I'm 6' 185lbs with 34" inseam. I'm very comfortable in the bike regarding size.

I experience some light turbulence at times, but I would not say I have a problem with buffeting. I have the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,574
Posted By Fishwiz4
Yes, I like mine. With a few mods (seat, bars,...

Yes, I like mine. With a few mods (seat, bars, luggage) they make great touring bikes.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/09/ery9abym.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/09/7usaquha.jpg


Sent...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Fishwiz4
Thanks. There is allot of information there. I...

Thanks. There is allot of information there. I will look through it over the next couple days. You are quite the photographer!
Forum: Americas 06-03-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Fishwiz4
Quick Father's Day North Shore Lake Superior trip

I live in Eastern North Dakota, and my father lives in the Minneapolis area. For Father's Day, we are doing a quick one night trip to the north shore of Lake Superior. I have been to that area...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,460
Posted By Fishwiz4
Maybe try using a generic adhesive screen...

Maybe try using a generic adhesive screen protector and cut it to fit how you want?

I have not done this, but it was my first thought when I read your question.

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Forum: Equipment 04-29-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,128
Posted By Fishwiz4
Russell sport seat. The stocker was ml horrible. ...

Russell sport seat. The stocker was ml horrible.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-29-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 587,728
Posted By Fishwiz4
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/30/zymygute.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/30/zymygute.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/30/8u8y2a4y.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/30/qybe5uqe.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,478
Posted By Fishwiz4
I live in Wahpeton (lived in Fargo for a few...

I live in Wahpeton (lived in Fargo for a few years too). I really love my fz6, but if I could afford another bike it would be a GS that I can do a little off-road stuff.



Sent from my Droid...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,478
Posted By Fishwiz4
I don't have a GS, but I recently got a Russel...

I don't have a GS, but I recently got a Russel sport seat on my fz6. It does not
have the full suspension inside so it is less bulky than the big cruiser seats that they make.

I have not ridden...
Forum: Americas 12-29-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By Fishwiz4
After a little more discussion, we are...

After a little more discussion, we are reconsidering thing to the black hills and maybe adding a day or two to the trip (6 days total probably).

I would love more info on either trip, but we are...
Forum: Americas 12-27-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By Fishwiz4
Thanks for the input guys, I am pretty sure at...

Thanks for the input guys, I am pretty sure at this point that we are going to do the river ride rather than the black hills.

Now the info I need is stuff like good restaurants, scenic sites, and...
Forum: Americas 12-25-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By Fishwiz4
Mississippi river trip

First off.... Merry Christmas!

Last year my dad, cousin, and I took a 4 day trip from Minneapolis to the UP of Michigan and had a great time. Several people on this forum were very helpful. We...
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By Fishwiz4
That is awesome! BTW, I was just at the gay bar...

That is awesome! BTW, I was just at the gay bar in Gay, MI in june of this year on a bike trip. That is an awesome area

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Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By Fishwiz4
Thanks for the compliment. Every time I start...

Thanks for the compliment. Every time I start getting excited about a different bike I look at my FZ and can't get over how much I like the look of this bike.... it is too bad that I have learned...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By Fishwiz4
That is funny, I grew up in minneapolis suburbs,...

That is funny, I grew up in minneapolis suburbs, then went to fargo for school (NDSU), then got a job working in breckenridge so we bought a house in wahpeton. what year did you graduate? I wonder...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By Fishwiz4
The stock seat is horrible, but I have a top...

The stock seat is horrible, but I have a top saddlery seat that is super nice, I think it is just too narrow of a bike for my ass. Lol. I wouldn't have made out through the first day if I was on the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,194
Posted By Fishwiz4
Subscribed! Sounds awesome..... You had me as...

Subscribed! Sounds awesome..... You had me as soon as you said In-N-Out burger

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Forum: Americas 07-04-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fishwiz4
I got back from my trip and posted a report in...

I got back from my trip and posted a report in the trip report section of the forum. We had a great time, the only problem was my flat tire. I would recomend the trip to anytime.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 761,845
Posted By Fishwiz4
Here's mine minutes after getting home from my...

Here's mine minutes after getting home from my michigan trip. I did not see any other inmates out there.

http://img.tapatalk.com/aefef54d-0955-ae59.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By Fishwiz4
North Dakota to U.P Michigan trip report

Some of you are aware of my trip because you gave me some good info while planning this trip. I just got my bike last summer (2006 Yamaha FZ6) and it is my first bike and this trip was my first "big"...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fishwiz4
The trip has begun! Sent from my DROIDX...

The trip has begun!

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Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,744
Posted By Fishwiz4
That looks awesome. You can lean the bike with a...

That looks awesome. You can lean the bike with a side car?

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Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,744
Posted By Fishwiz4
The 650 is deffinatly a sportbike, but it is not...

The 650 is deffinatly a sportbike, but it is not a supersport. Neither is my fz6.... I would only consider an RR bike to be a supersport.

I think "converted" is not a well defined word, but I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,744
Posted By Fishwiz4
Just getting into touring, but this is my...

Just getting into touring, but this is my ride..... the fz6 was never a true supersport though. throw some luggage on there and it does very well touring.
...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fishwiz4
I can't tell you anything about the campgrounds,...

I can't tell you anything about the campgrounds, but I will report back when I get back from my trip and can tell you what I thought of that route. Feel free to contact me if you have questions...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 761,845
Posted By Fishwiz4
Where do you guys get these stickers? ...

Where do you guys get these stickers?


nevermind.... I found it. Now I just hope I can get them in time for my UP michigan trip next week!

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Forum: Americas 05-30-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fishwiz4
Thumb so the three of us that are going on this trip...

so the three of us that are going on this trip got together last night and discussed our route and we decided on this route.

thanks to all of you for your help, especially cannonshot.

i am...
Forum: Americas 05-27-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By Fishwiz4
Not much to see, but sometimes it is fun to look...

Not much to see, but sometimes it is fun to look around and realize that there us probably not a single person in 20 miles in any direction. it seems like sounds of the land in central and western nd...
Forum: Americas 05-24-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fishwiz4
well... after some discussion and your help we...

well... after some discussion and your help we have created a potential route. this link should show what we are thinking. any thoughts on this?
...
Forum: Americas 05-10-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fishwiz4
Thanks for the replies. I have not decided yet...

Thanks for the replies. I have not decided yet how much I want to plan the trip, and how much I want to just fly by the seat of my pants.

Cannonshot, I will try to send you my contact info in the...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fishwiz4
Trip from minneapolis to UP michigan.

I am planning a 3-4 day trip from minneapolis to the UP of michigan on my fz6 and riding with my dad on his goldwing and cousin on a harley. We will be a unique group. We are looking to put a few...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 40,395
Posted By Fishwiz4
Have not done any long trips yet, but I love my...

Have not done any long trips yet, but I love my fz6. The power of the fz1 would be move, but the ergos are sportier so you might want to get bar risers and change your pegs if you go on long trips.
...
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