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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-17-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,938
Posted By MrVvrroomm
You will pay more for a 2014, if there are any...

You will pay more for a 2014, if there are any left, in March/April than right now.

There's no telling if the current incentives will disappear or get even better after the end of December.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26,597
Views: 5,148,081
Posted By MrVvrroomm
If it was blue '14 it was non-ES

If it was blue '14 it was non-ES
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 68,694
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Chain needs a little adjustment. LOL

Chain needs a little adjustment. LOL
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-07-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 63,126
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I'm glad no one is buying these. I bought a...

I'm glad no one is buying these. I bought a brand-new-in-crate '14 ES for $12500. My dealer only adds tax & license.

I was completely prepared for a fly-n-buy, but was able to find one locally.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-29-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 71,382
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Just bought a brand-new-in-box 2013 DL650...

Just bought a brand-new-in-box 2013 DL650 Adventure yesterday for my wife.

She had an '05 Wee for 7 years, I had an '06. They did everything we asked of them. Now she's back on a new '13.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,648
Posted By MrVvrroomm
anything with a suffix of SM

anything with a suffix of SM
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,181
Views: 252,466
Posted By MrVvrroomm
It all depends on who you talk to at the dealers....

It all depends on who you talk to at the dealers.

I stopped by Hopkins Hitching Post & Heinen's yesterday. Young sales kid at HHP had NO clue what FJ-09 was.

Pointed to the white Super...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 68,694
Posted By MrVvrroomm
It's too bad you're not closer. My wife is...

It's too bad you're not closer. My wife is selling her 2005 FZ6. It would be perfect for your wife.

My wife is 5' 4". Her FZ6 has a custom Corbin seat that puts her on the balls of her feet. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,181
Views: 252,466
Posted By MrVvrroomm
A 2014 FJR1300 at $12500 is a spectacular deal. ...

A 2014 FJR1300 at $12500 is a spectacular deal. MSRP is $15890.

I would suspect there will be many deals of less than MSRP deals on the 2015 FJ-09.

If you're really looking for a great deal,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,021
Posted By MrVvrroomm
wheelies are to be clutched up

wheelies are to be clutched up
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,438
Posted By MrVvrroomm
http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/2015-yamaha-...

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/2015-yamaha-fj-09-leakpocalypse/

more leakage
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By MrVvrroomm
1190 Adventure lowering?

Any ideas on lowering 2014 1190 Adventure?

My wife is 5' 4" about 150#. She's a very experienced rider. She wants new KTM.

I've lowered Wee Strom for her with dogbones. Is it that easy with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-02-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,145
Posted By MrVvrroomm
The Wee does just fine at freeway speeds +. Last...

The Wee does just fine at freeway speeds +. Last month I solo'd from Minneapolis to Denver in 15.5 hours. Yup, 865 miles in 15.5 hours.

That was an average of just a tick under 56 mph over the...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-09-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,437
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Piece of shit

Piece of shit
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I'm near Minneapolis. I'm sure I won't have any...

I'm near Minneapolis. I'm sure I won't have any problem selling my well-taken-care-of P150's.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Kymco B&W 150

I wasn't really in the market for a new scoot when I stumbled up on a new '08 Kymco Bet & Win 150. My 74 year old father has one identical to it with 10K miles (yes miles) of trouble-free operation....
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 54,829
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Yes, a TRE is available for the B-King. ...

Yes, a TRE is available for the B-King.

Here's my brother's with Yosh, TRE, etc.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/Viper/IMG_0203.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-25-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,010
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I put exactly 300 yards on it a few minutes ago. ...

I put exactly 300 yards on it a few minutes ago. I'm heading for the hottub now.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-25-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,010
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Just picked up my '09 Super 8 150 today. I...

Just picked up my '09 Super 8 150 today. I currently own 2 '05 People 150's that have been flawless. I have over 15K km's on each of them, just replaced the rear tires on both today.

It's...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-07-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,281
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I have 2 '05 P150's. I just ordered an '09 Kymco...

I have 2 '05 P150's. I just ordered an '09 Kymco Super8 150. I thought about selling one of the P150's, but I'll probably just let my son use it at college next year.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-06-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,281
Posted By MrVvrroomm
The P150 is made in Taiwan, the Agility is made...

The P150 is made in Taiwan, the Agility is made in China.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-04-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,281
Posted By MrVvrroomm
How far you willing to travel for a good used...

How far you willing to travel for a good used P150? I'm near Minneapolis and just put in an order for an '09 Kymco Super8 150. I'll be selling one of my '05 P150's.

Avoid Roketa like the plague....
Forum: Battle scooters 11-03-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,281
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I have two '05 People 150's. I bought them both...

I have two '05 People 150's. I bought them both new. They are bullet proof. They both have over 14K km's on them. I've replaced the drive belts at around 11K, a plug in each, change oil every 2K....
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,454
Posted By MrVvrroomm
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/D...

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/DCP_0611.jpg

My wife's former '05 FZ6, touring right along side me on my former FJR. That trip was 4500 miles in 8 days.
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,002
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I've owned an FZ1. It was a great tourer. If I...

I've owned an FZ1. It was a great tourer. If I were to buy a bike today for touring it would be the Bandit 1250.
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,919
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Here's my brother's: ...

Here's my brother's:

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/Viper/IMG_0203.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/Viper/IMG_0204.jpg

The tail cleans up nicely.

I...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,000
Posted By MrVvrroomm
That's a good deal on the Metro. Is it a...

That's a good deal on the Metro. Is it a straight up Metro or a Metro II.

My Dad has had 3 Metros, each with over 10K miles on them. He's never done a thing except replace a rear tire on one...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-30-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,722
Posted By MrVvrroomm
LOL! Not on my scooter, but years ago I parked...

LOL! Not on my scooter, but years ago I parked my truck and was walking down the street to a local tavern. Some little CS'ers in a big jacked up Chevy 4x4 pickup chucked a water balloon at me. It...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,753
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Here's an '05 I built for my wife. I sold it a...

Here's an '05 I built for my wife. I sold it a couple of months ago. Again, not a hardcore supermoto bike, but it did just fine.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-22-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,722
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I was on my way to work last year on my Kymco...

I was on my way to work last year on my Kymco People 150 and a car load of women pulled along side me and one of them flashed her titties at me. I laughed and gave her the thumbs up.
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,098
Posted By MrVvrroomm
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/D...

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/DCP_0611.jpg

My wife toured right along side of me with her '05. Great bike, great price.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,235
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Don't forget to pick up a pack of replacement...

Don't forget to pick up a pack of replacement vacuum cleaner bags. LOL

I have an '00 80cc that I keep down in Tucson for when I'm in town.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-16-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 25,973
Posted By MrVvrroomm
My 74 year old father has 2 Burgman 650's. He...

My 74 year old father has 2 Burgman 650's. He has an '03 and an '06 Executive.

He has made regular solo rides from Wisconsin to Arizona. The bike is bullet-proof. Change oil and tires.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 85,978
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I haven't looked at this post in a while. I had...

I haven't looked at this post in a while. I had my surgery done by Dr. Carlson, at St. Francis in Shakopee, MN.

I had my right hip totally replaced 2 days before Thanksgiving '07. I returned to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 121,038
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I've owned both a Gen1 FZ1 ('02) and a Gen1 FJR...

I've owned both a Gen1 FZ1 ('02) and a Gen1 FJR ('04). Both can eat lots and lots of miles.

If I were buying a new bike for ST duties today it would be the latest Bandit 1250. It's a poor...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I'm going to go out on a limb and say, no. The...

I'm going to go out on a limb and say, no. The Vee's haven't been out all that long, '02 for the 1K and '04 for the Wee.

With their stellar reliablility I'd be surprised to see a "bone yard"...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-30-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,257
Posted By MrVvrroomm
Hi-Flo HF-138

Hi-Flo HF-138
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By MrVvrroomm
I have a pair of Kymco People 150's I bought new...

I have a pair of Kymco People 150's I bought new in 2005. They are absolutely bullet-proof. I have just a little over 12,000 kilometers on each one. I've replaced the drive belt on both, one broke...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,610
Posted By MrVvrroomm
The little screen does nothing. The Yosh retains...

The little screen does nothing. The Yosh retains the exhaust valve.
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,610
Posted By MrVvrroomm
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/V...

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/Viper/IMG_0203.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/MrVvrroomm/Viper/IMG_0204.jpg

Here's my brothers. I spent most of the day on it. I...
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