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Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 44,194
Posted By danh600
The National tourist board of Mexico should hire...

The National tourist board of Mexico should hire you Donnie. Those pictures are great. So many people do a good job of vistas and cool views. I like the way you add all the historical shots and even...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,332
Posted By danh600
I like the rain liners that come with my mesh...

I like the rain liners that come with my mesh gear. However, not so much for the rain, but so I can use the mesh gear in the cooler months. We have little cold weather in S. Florida. So I wear the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 17,738
Posted By danh600
Excellent. Glad to see you making this dream a...

Excellent. Glad to see you making this dream a reality Denis.

I been waiting to read this report for a couple of years!!
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Overall the heat management seems pretty good to...

Overall the heat management seems pretty good to me, but I do feel quite a bit of heat on my left ankle. I have a 2013.

As for the high pitched whistle. I get that too sometimes. I also have a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
[QUOTE=eatpasta;24127164]oh you're from Florida? ...

[QUOTE=eatpasta;24127164]oh you're from Florida?

:scratch


We have curves in Florida. Every once in awhile I come up to one. I generally stop to rest and think about it before I go around it....
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 801,402
Posted By danh600
http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com/ ...

http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com/

Sept. 5th
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
I have a Honda cruiser. I hated the stock seat....

I have a Honda cruiser. I hated the stock seat. When you are riding a cruiser your full weight is always right on the seat. With my feet so far forward there was no way to take any weight off. I was...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,520
Posted By danh600
I never liked the foam plugs. I want to at least...

I never liked the foam plugs. I want to at least hear something.

I have a pair of hearos like this:http://static.musiciansfriend.com/derivates/6/001/416/623/DV019_Jpg_Regular_585452.jpg
The...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
I have never smelled a raw fuel smell from my...

I have never smelled a raw fuel smell from my FJR. Well, except when I am filling the gas tank.
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
My bikes before the FJR were Honda cruisers. The...

My bikes before the FJR were Honda cruisers. The stock seats were terrible. I could not ride those bikes more then thirty minutes at a time with the stock seat. I quickly replaced them.

I was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,629
Posted By danh600
I use much of my cruisers ability. I mean when I...

I use much of my cruisers ability. I mean when I am leaning off and floor boards are scraping there is just not a whole lot more there. I am sure my braking and throttle control are not perfect, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,047
Posted By danh600
Sounds like you just got a bad luck of the draw....

Sounds like you just got a bad luck of the draw. I seem to remember that you could retake the class for free or a reduced fee?

My wife and I took the class at the same time. We were both pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Thanks. I have been doing some reading about it....

Thanks. I have been doing some reading about it. I am thinking I need to put a little more time on the bike just to get use to it before I start changing things around. It already out handles my...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Website calls it "Hexagon socket head" for the...

Website calls it "Hexagon socket head" for the front two and "button head" for the back two.

We shall see. They ordered new ones for me today.
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Out riding my new FJR yesterday and ........ ...

Out riding my new FJR yesterday and ........

The front fender fell off. Well, not off but came loose and fell down on the front tire. Lucky I heard it and the fender was not even damaged or...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
I had a similar thought process. I live in South...

I had a similar thought process. I live in South Florida. I ride out side of Florida about 1-2 times a year. So I passed on the ES. Dealers are willing to make a deal on left over 2013s. I saved...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 208,881
Posted By danh600
Another new FJR owner here. Also new to sport...

Another new FJR owner here. Also new to sport touring. I really like your choice.

The FJR looks really nice in black. That is a beautiful bike.

I started riding late in life and have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,162
Posted By danh600
Not sure how fresh the gas was, but it had been...

Not sure how fresh the gas was, but it had been in my can about 15 minutes. Went and filled up my can right before I mowed. It's really strange how well it ran when I started mowing till when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,162
Posted By danh600
Thought I had a great seafoam story. My lawn...

Thought I had a great seafoam story. My lawn mower has been running progressively worse. Sputtering and not holding a good speed. Governor just works up and down. Put some seafoam in and nothing....
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By danh600
Interstate lists for 13,240. On sale for 9999.00 ...

Interstate lists for 13,240. On sale for 9999.00

That's not 4,000. :1drink

But it's still a hell of a deal.

I have a 2010 Interstate. It's a good bike. Other then the wind...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30,770
Views: 7,407,895
Posted By danh600
I always look at pack jobs like this in awe. If I...

I always look at pack jobs like this in awe. If I loaded four bags on my bike with bungy cords the whole load would fall off in about one mile. Looks like a mess but there is an art to it. Me - I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
That black FJR sure is pretty! ...

That black FJR sure is pretty!


Question - Center Stand

I have never had a bike with a center stand. Putting it up on the center stand was not that easy. Is there some kind of trick to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Thanks. I did register at the others. Maybe I...

Thanks. I did register at the others. Maybe I will just lurk on those for awhile till I get the lay of the land. Who knew there was FJR politics? :rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
I'll check out the FJRiders. That's why I bought...

I'll check out the FJRiders. That's why I bought an FJR. Putting 15,000 miles a year on a cruiser. Thought I should have a bike that better fit my riding style.

Really not trying to stir the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Since I now have and FJR I have been reading as...

Since I now have and FJR I have been reading as much as I can on the internet. I notice a couple of FJR forums. Of course one is named http://www.fjrforum.com/. I try to register and it's closed to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Might be a silly question.......but... The...

Might be a silly question.......but...

The electrical accessory is inside that small box on the front left cowling. When you plug a phone into it you can't close the door because of the heat. Plus...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
http://www.fjrforum.com/files/fjrcomparo.pdf

http://www.fjrforum.com/files/fjrcomparo.pdf
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Picked up my 2013 FJR yesterday. Had a nice 50...

Picked up my 2013 FJR yesterday. Had a nice 50 mile ride home.

I'll give a review but keep something in mind. I have been riding about 5 years. I have close to 70,000 miles on a bike but 99%...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By danh600
Ran into this couple at Bike Week. I talked to...

Ran into this couple at Bike Week. I talked to them for a bit. She told me her husband made the trailer. It was a full size canoe and had some gear in it. She said they had been using it for years...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
There has to be a good story there.

There has to be a good story there.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Thanks guys. I am excited. Nice Stable...

Thanks guys. I am excited.

Nice Stable Jim. Not long after owning one bike I wanted to own two........
I pretty much go over board on every hobby I take up.

My only problem is my wife has...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,072
Posted By danh600
Really nice pictures Bob. You do a nice job...

Really nice pictures Bob. You do a nice job capturing places.

Cool to see places I just visited. I was at Long Key Sat/Sun. I stopped by "Robert is Here" on Sunday.


I notice the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 583,994
Posted By danh600
Well, I made a down payment on a new 2013 FJR...

Well, I made a down payment on a new 2013 FJR today!! Pick it up next week.

I have a perfectly good cruiser. A 2010 VT1300 Honda Interstate. It's fine for about 90% of the riding I do. But I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,072
Posted By danh600
Nice trip. We just had a cold front...

Nice trip.

We just had a cold front (cool front?) come through down here. Always nice weather after those. Daytona should be really nice when you get there.

I can't get any weekdays off...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-11-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,811
Posted By danh600
You can't see the water from the campsites in the...

You can't see the water from the campsites in the loops over to the right. If you want the water view it's the walk in. I enjoy that campground. I try to get there for a Saturday night at least once...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,811
Posted By danh600
Sounds like a pretty good plan. Keep in mind...

Sounds like a pretty good plan. Keep in mind Flamingo is the Everglades. Unless we have had cold weather the bugs can be bad. The ocean is scenic but not really a nice beach to swim in. It's mostly...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By danh600
Be sure an take a boat out to the actual key....

Be sure an take a boat out to the actual key. Actually a reef with little land. It is really a great place to snorkel.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,811
Posted By danh600
Years ago the reservation system would only...

Years ago the reservation system would only reserve 1/2 the campsites. I was under the impression all of them could be reserved online now.

It's pretty hard to get a reservations at the state...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 801,402
Posted By danh600
Got my shirt today. These are nice...

Got my shirt today.

These are nice shirts. Great art work on a quality T-shirts. So in addition to helping a good cause you get an awesome shirt out of the deal.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,008
Posted By danh600
My VT1300 Honda has never overheated. I regularly...

My VT1300 Honda has never overheated. I regularly ride in 95 degree weather. Been stuck in traffic, etc. The fan does come on pretty regularly if it's hot out.
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