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Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 144,113
Posted By jazzmans
I agree with everything you've said except the...

I agree with everything you've said except the ford focus bit. The Fz is more like a fiero, or a Monza with a big block in it. :)
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,283
Posted By jazzmans
I'm sure the milage worry was a joke right? ...

I'm sure the milage worry was a joke right?


Yamahas are bullet proof.


https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-hfwWp_ZvjsY/VCwpsvRRkAI/AAAAAAABJiY/EnufLmW5FbM/w660-h441-no/P1130618-HDR.jpg
Mine...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 144,113
Posted By jazzmans
Yup. If they made an FJ09 with a shaft I'd...

Yup. If they made an FJ09 with a shaft I'd rescind my previous comment, sell the FZ09 and buy the FJ.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 144,113
Posted By jazzmans
'mercan FZ09 ain't got no stinking...

'mercan FZ09 ain't got no stinking ABS!:evil:rofl:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 144,113
Posted By jazzmans
Mine dyno'd at exactly what's been posted. 10...

Mine dyno'd at exactly what's been posted. 10 ft/lbs is nothing to sneeze at.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
Not me. for 2k more it has the same...

Not me. for 2k more it has the same suspension.... And ABS (I hate ABS)


I'm keeping my fz09. Hopefully i can figure out how to fit that larger tank.

If I didn't have an FZ, it'd be a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By jazzmans
I use the one on the red bike on my FZ-09 they...

I use the one on the red bike on my FZ-09 they are better then stockers for vibes, and have a great field of view. IF you want to be able to identify LEO from mirrors, however, they won't work...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
yes, the updated map is covered. I highly...

yes, the updated map is covered. I highly recommend it, unless you plan on aftermarket flashing.


And wait til you get the suspension worked out miammoto.... my bike is now simply amazing.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 144,113
Posted By jazzmans
the factory luggage rack really kicks ass, and if...

the factory luggage rack really kicks ass, and if you can fit everything into a duffle sized bag (I can) you're golden. (but fix suspension before really 'loading' any weight)
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,115
Posted By jazzmans
You guys, (and this thread) sucks. My 00 is...

You guys, (and this thread) sucks.

My 00 is dead, dead, dead. I only put 20 k on her the first two years, then a cager t-boned me and destroyed my bike and changed my life....

I have one...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,275
Posted By jazzmans
Speak for yourself, my FZ-09 is my playtoy, ...

Speak for yourself, my FZ-09 is my playtoy, otherwise its a ten year old accord i4 (with 20k, she's a garage queen) and a fifteen year old dodge truck.
:evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
y'all are nutz. B mode is necessary in rain...

y'all are nutz.

B mode is necessary in rain on the freeway on this moto, no doubt, as well as any dirt:evil otherwise I agree with ya.


That yeller bike looks good sour sig.

I'm glad I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
oh it still has SNAP, don't fret about that. ...

oh it still has SNAP, don't fret about that. there is IMO NO power loss at all, just a different roll-on fuelling. From what I can glean on the fz09 forums if anything It's more of a wheelie...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,275
Posted By jazzmans
US. the fuel range on my fz is ~150...

US.



the fuel range on my fz is ~150 but! that's seat pucker for the last ten or so miles. Normally the useless fuel gauge doesn't move at all until ~60 miles, then shows empty when there's...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 144,113
Posted By jazzmans
throttle issues on the FZ are no more, they...

throttle issues on the FZ are no more, they released a factory reflash.


All I can say is I hope sincerely that the tank from the new FJ will swap over to the FZ. My biggest gripe is the damn...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,885
Posted By jazzmans
for years I've used 1979 Honda CX-500 as...

for years I've used


1979 Honda CX-500 as a daily commuter
1981 Honda CB 750F "


It's only this year that I finally went to a 'modern' bike and got the FZ-09, so it's totally do-able.

The...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,275
Posted By jazzmans
i'm at just under (or just at) 5k on my FZ09 ...

i'm at just under (or just at) 5k on my FZ09

I use supreme unleaded only.

in mixed riding, town/highway I get reliably 45 mpg
if freeway only riding, I get almost 50 mpg.


I divide...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By jazzmans
DRZ Stolen in Vegas!

My good friend had his DRZ stolen from in front of his house this evening.


Anyone sees it, call the cops!

...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
Sounds good so far- I haven't had a issue with...

Sounds good so far- I haven't had a issue with the throttle really but maybe will give this a try and see if it makes things better. Did the re-flash affect the low-end torque or the engine braking...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
yes, absolutely. The all new suspension...

yes, absolutely.


The all new suspension didn't hurt, and.

The brand new mich pilot sports I put on her today help even more:evil


I swear at 75 and accelerating in fourth the rear end...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
Well. After having the factory reflash...

Well.


After having the factory reflash done, and re suspending the bike front and rear, (Penske triple clicker shock on rear, cartridge kit on front)

I can honestly say.

This is the best...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 144,113
Posted By jazzmans
the FJ09 better NOT have a shaft drive.... . ...

the FJ09 better NOT have a shaft drive....
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Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
All right, all right! I have good news and I...

All right, all right!

I have good news and I have good news.

1. as of now, the headlight recall does NOT include all bikes. Just got back from the dealer, and mine is not under recall.

2....
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 266,724
Posted By jazzmans
still looks like a shadow to me, a 1984 shadow...

still looks like a shadow to me, a 1984 shadow at that.


http://www.motorera.com/honda/h0500/shadow/vt500c-84.jpg

and an 06...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,645
Posted By jazzmans
I'm betting on this, up to 1k possibly, but...

I'm betting on this, up to 1k possibly, but 750.

Think what a monster a supercharged 750 would be, and as pointed out, it needn't weigh 600-800 lbs.... OooheeeeE


The new golden age of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,015
Posted By jazzmans
Dude is A OK, we got everything sorted out. ...

Dude is A OK, we got everything sorted out.

please cross post wherever else he posted, he hasn't got internet.
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,347
Posted By jazzmans
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/cVI8WJsnPImwCfP0...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/cVI8WJsnPImwCfP0NlvDYP3YY5AsXOvVFzVdUf4apvES=w825-h558-no
I know I've been slacking, but this is the busy season, so no road trips yet. Soon!
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
I second that question. For me, this bike...

I second that question.

For me, this bike is more fun-on-a-bun then any I've owned before, and while it ain't perfect.... it's a hoot and a holler.


What about the bike makes you sell her?...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,915
Posted By jazzmans
yep, it's the closest thing to flying I've ever...

yep, it's the closest thing to flying I've ever ridden, so nimble! so quick!

up to the ton anyway, and that's as fast as I ever go. I frequently find myself damn near the ton on the freeway,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,915
Posted By jazzmans
what speed is redline in third on that fine...

what speed is redline in third on that fine beasty?:evil

and in answer to the OP, No. it all depends on what your doing with the tool your using...

Never had more fun on two wheels then on my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 577,512
Posted By jazzmans
as long as you are consistent with your throttle...

as long as you are consistent with your throttle you'll be fine.

There IS some adjusting to the bike, no doubt. but it's the most fun on 2 wheels I've ever owned, and that's a lot of bikes.

...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 27,806
Posted By jazzmans
Not in the states it (fz-09) doesn't. I know, I...

Not in the states it (fz-09) doesn't. I know, I have one
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,832
Posted By jazzmans
Is there anything better?

yes.


Next question.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 27,806
Posted By jazzmans
screw ABS and screw Traction control. That's my...

screw ABS and screw Traction control. That's my opinion, and I'm sticking with it.

I like the concept bike, and LOVE my FZ, Yamaha, keep doing what you're doing.

Those of you that like 'em, ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,653
Posted By jazzmans
I intended that aiming at stock cans, and not...

I intended that aiming at stock cans, and not just the bandit. the holeshot is a beautiful can.:deal
the GSR stock can however, Uuuugly
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 27,806
Posted By jazzmans
I am pretty sure it's because of DOT rules that...

I am pretty sure it's because of DOT rules that the rear license/tail assembly is the way it is, in most states, the law says the light and the plate must be beyond the rear tire.

However, they...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,653
Posted By jazzmans
They made naked bandits, which were much easier...

They made naked bandits, which were much easier to mod the way you want.

I'm a huge bandit fan, and I loved (LOVED!!!) mine, excepting the butt-ass ugly cans(like everyone did/does) but the FZ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,653
Posted By jazzmans
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100058...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1000584
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 27,806
Posted By jazzmans
Oooh, I hope that tank is hot swappable with the...

Oooh, I hope that tank is hot swappable with the FZ, it'll fix the one thing I dislike about mine, (range)
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,466
Posted By jazzmans
dunno, heard it from my dealer two weeks ago.

dunno, heard it from my dealer two weeks ago.
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