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Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 173,864
Posted By danh600
My wife and I have been interested in the Scout...

My wife and I have been interested in the Scout since we first heard about it. We have three bikes now. A Honda Shadow she loves and I have a Honda VT1300 and an FJR. My bikes are too heavy for her...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,484
Posted By danh600
The Yamaha FJR has cruise since 2013.

The Yamaha FJR has cruise since 2013.
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,810
Posted By danh600
I have had great luck with the sealine dry bags....

I have had great luck with the sealine dry bags. Several size choices and not expensive. I can compress a sleep bag or clothes down pretty good in one of them. Never leaked a drop when used on the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 173,864
Posted By danh600
Saw this bike in person at the Miami Progressive...

Saw this bike in person at the Miami Progressive Motorcycle show. It is a beautiful bike up close.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-19-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By danh600
Campgrounds are very full during the winter...

Campgrounds are very full during the winter months in Florida. I would go on the Florida State Park website and start looking now. Keep checking back because there are sometimes cancelations. Week...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-10-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By danh600
Nice report. I finally got a chance to ride the...

Nice report. I finally got a chance to ride the Hill Country this summer. Did most of the good roads in the area. RR337 was a blast.

I stopped for cigars at the Hillybilly liquors.

I...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By danh600
When I started riding several years ago I started...

When I started riding several years ago I started with First Gear stuff. You could buy it at Cycle Gear at the time.

I have the mesh gear pants and jacket. I have been lucky enough to not find...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,689
Posted By danh600
From what I understand the heat issue was worse...

From what I understand the heat issue was worse on the older FJRs. I don't get much engine heat coming up and bothering me on my 2013 FJR. I actually get more engine heat from my cruiser in traffic....
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,689
Posted By danh600
I am in the same boat as you. I live in PB...

I am in the same boat as you. I live in PB county. Not many places to ride the twisties or off road. I rode a cruiser for years and knew I wanted something different. I narrowed it down to either a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 38,325
Posted By danh600
This is my favorite part of camping I think....

This is my favorite part of camping I think. Getting up, drinking coffee, watching the sun rise, thinking about the days ride coming up.

...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 98,242
Posted By danh600
Donnie - Mexico's Tourism Board should pay you....

Donnie - Mexico's Tourism Board should pay you. Seeing your pictures makes me want to go to Mexico.

Also, I love the history lessons I get reading your report.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,233
Posted By danh600
My ear plugs seem to just cancel out the wind...

My ear plugs seem to just cancel out the wind noise and other background noise. Actually makes it easier to hear the intercom. I have a pair of hearos and a pair of noisestops. Both work about the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,523
Posted By danh600
I have used AMA once. Went to my garage and my...

I have used AMA once. Went to my garage and my back tire on my bike was flat. Called AMA and they had a truck there within a few hours. Took it to my dealer. No problems.

Now AAA that's a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-29-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,518
Posted By danh600
I thought you had to be wrong about that. No way...

I thought you had to be wrong about that. No way Florida is going to let you carry while impaired. I remember reading this section. That indicates you can't carry while impaired.



In my...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,756
Posted By danh600
My favorite kind of trip report. To me a...

My favorite kind of trip report.

To me a report has to have :

1. Beautiful Pictures - Check
2. A few heart felt words - Check

Thanks for taking me a long.
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 38,325
Posted By danh600
Cafe 27. I stop in there Saturday...

Cafe 27.

I stop in there Saturday morning from time to time when out riding. I am there for the coffee, but seem to be the exception.

I have enjoyed reading your road trip.


...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-20-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By danh600
Saw a group doing that right in the suicide lane...

Saw a group doing that right in the suicide lane on A1A.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By danh600
People ride all year in South Florida....

People ride all year in South Florida. Dealerships sell and service bikes year round. I see more bikes on the road during the milder months Oct - May.

I do notice that many of the larger...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,629
Posted By danh600
Garner State Park was closed for paving when I...

Garner State Park was closed for paving when I was there. The motorcycle stop was open but business was pretty slow. However, the hamburger and service was very good. The museum was also closed.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-08-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,629
Posted By danh600
I remembered doing this planning thread and all...

I remembered doing this planning thread and all the nice suggestions I got. Didn't make the trip last year. Went to plan B. This year I made it!!

Short trip report I put on the FJR forum
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 483,902
Posted By danh600
Yes. Short road but has 5 very sharp turns. ...

Yes. Short road but has 5 very sharp turns.

Good thing is most of it has been resurfaced.

Bad thing is guard rails have been installed. Also, when the cane is tall the curves are pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 36,651
Views: 9,583,797
Posted By danh600
He had me doubting myself for a minute. :rofl

He had me doubting myself for a minute. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 36,651
Views: 9,583,797
Posted By danh600
Contrary to popular belief you can ride the...

Contrary to popular belief you can ride the Dragon, make all the turns and stay in the lines with a Florida tag on your bike.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 483,902
Posted By danh600
Yea, lots better roads in Florida, but 720 is...

Yea, lots better roads in Florida, but 720 is only half hour from my office.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-08-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 483,902
Posted By danh600
I see you included 720 on that route. It has a...

I see you included 720 on that route. It has a few actual curves!!!
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 755,986
Posted By danh600
I would like a tire on one of my motorcycles to...

I would like a tire on one of my motorcycles to look like that one day!!! Living down here in S. Florida I don't think it's going to happen.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 755,986
Posted By danh600
I want both!!! But I picked the FJR.

I want both!!! But I picked the FJR.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 755,986
Posted By danh600
Does the Bridgestone BT023 come stock on every...

Does the Bridgestone BT023 come stock on every FJR?

I have to say I have never had good luck with Bridgestones. Not my cruisers and certainly not on my FJR.

On my new 2013 FJR the front...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 755,986
Posted By danh600
Got a seat and smuggler from Corbin. I really...

Got a seat and smuggler from Corbin. I really like this set up for a day ride. Not a fan of the side loading bags. So they only go on the bike for road trips.

I love the Corbin seat so far....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,795
Posted By danh600
I use a local park all the time. Generally there...

I use a local park all the time. Generally there is never anyone there.

A couple of times I have been and there were sheriff deputies parked in the shade doing their paper work.

They...
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,681
Posted By danh600
We rented a cabin outside of town for a few days...

We rented a cabin outside of town for a few days last year. We stopped by your store for my wife to do some shopping. I walked next door to the Telephone museum. I am not big on shopping but I have...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 755,986
Posted By danh600
OK - After owning my FJR for a few months and...

OK - After owning my FJR for a few months and putting a few thousand miles on it. I have decided that I like almost everything about the bike. I mean if I sat down and did a pros and cons list the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 98,242
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: 3,475
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: 357
Views: 50,058
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: 4,485
Views: 755,986
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: 4,485
Views: 755,986
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: 3,230
Views: 952,159
Posted By danh600
http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com/ ...

http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com/

Sept. 5th
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 755,986
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: 139
Views: 18,136
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...
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