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Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Mikelly
Somebody please buy mine... Mike

Somebody please buy mine...

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2012, 06:12 AM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Took mine out for a 2 hour ride yesterday in the...

Took mine out for a 2 hour ride yesterday in the chilly fall air. Bike loved it... still forsale...

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r226/Mikelly_2006/Mikes%20Cars/IMG_5018.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2012, 06:03 PM
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Posted By Mikelly
Guys, Mine is up forsale. I have a back issue...

Guys, Mine is up forsale. I have a back issue that is seriously hampering my ability to ride or do much more...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=830967\

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2012, 06:11 PM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
They are very deceptive. Top of first gear they...

They are very deceptive. Top of first gear they pull the front wheel off the ground without trying. They build speed very quick, but I have honestly not had the issue with vibration. I have...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2012, 06:47 PM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
I've not experienced any "buzzing" issues. At...

I've not experienced any "buzzing" issues. At 65MPH the RPMS are far below. At 80MPH the RPMs aren't in that range. I'm not sure where guys are seeing those RPMs at "cruising" speeds. 6th gear is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,165
Posted By Mikelly
Every time I see one of these, I wish I'd bought...

Every time I see one of these, I wish I'd bought one...

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2012, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Mikelly
I don't think this is going to be an issue. ...

I don't think this is going to be an issue. These are the "small" minis. I have 6.8 inches of travel from the top of the spool to the can.

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2012, 03:17 PM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Couple pics of my ebay cheapie stand and my...

Couple pics of my ebay cheapie stand and my Bikewerx minispools...

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r226/Mikelly_2006/Mikes%20Cars/Untitled.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2012, 04:21 AM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
And get stranded when the fuel petcock fails...

And get stranded when the fuel petcock fails (again) or the other miriad of issues crops up? I loved my ZRX1100, but it's old technology and I'm far happier with my 2011N1K!

Buy it man! Seems...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2012, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Mikelly
Somebody asked about heat... I drove my bike 75...

Somebody asked about heat... I drove my bike 75 miles to work this past Thursday, and then back home around 2pm... Hottest part of the day here in the Washington metro area. The heat broke records...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2012, 08:18 AM
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Posted By Mikelly
Having owned a "mostly" naked bike in the...

Having owned a "mostly" naked bike in the ZRX1100, I get that... Loved mine. Love this bike... Could see the attraction to a Z1000. Glad I have what I have... But I "get it".

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2012, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Mikelly
Yup, had two Z1000 owners tell me after riding...

Yup, had two Z1000 owners tell me after riding the bike that they shoulda waited and bought the N1K. It's a matter of what you like, but everything listed below is why I went for the N1k!
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2012, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Mikelly
Took a few pics of my N1K with her new garage...

Took a few pics of my N1K with her new garage mate, Sacha!

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r226/Mikelly_2006/Mikes%20Cars/3a0706ef.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2012, 06:03 AM
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Posted By Mikelly
Yup... def. compressed the riding season a little...

Yup... def. compressed the riding season a little bit for me, compared to what I could tolerate on the FJR. Nice trade off though, for actual sport in Sport Touring...

Mike:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2012, 11:00 AM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
I live in the Washington DC area and we have high...

I live in the Washington DC area and we have high humidity and sweltering weather. I haven't baked yet. It certainly isn't like the issues the 07-08 concours deals with.

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2012, 05:41 AM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
My thoughts, exactly. I'll add, I thought...

My thoughts, exactly.

I'll add, I thought I wanted to step away from a more traditional sport bike and ended up with a 2008 FJR1300... The extra weight, the added wheelbase, and the stretch...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2012, 03:29 PM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Here are a few pics of the Chase Harper tank bag...

Here are a few pics of the Chase Harper tank bag I recently bought!


http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r226/Mikelly_2006/Mikes%20Cars/f7462494.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2012, 04:59 AM
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Views: 8,751,169
Posted By Mikelly
Wow... Just WOW... Epic fail...

Wow... Just WOW... Epic fail...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2012, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Mikelly
If your eyes are that sensetive to bright light...

If your eyes are that sensetive to bright light then you should go to your eye doctor... And as someone posted elsewhere, in the state I reside in, you're supposed to ride with your highbeam ON...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2012, 05:29 AM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Damn... 151 at the wheel... Thats NIIIICE!:D ...

Damn... 151 at the wheel... Thats NIIIICE!:D

Yesterday when I rode Scot's Z1000 and he rode my N1K his exact words to me were "Don't touch it. I spent a lot of money on mine and I'm not sure it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2012, 06:55 PM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Great ride today, and finally able to ride the...

Great ride today, and finally able to ride the bike the way I want and the way it was intended...

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r226/Mikelly_2006/0b176692.jpg

I also got to ride Scot...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2012, 04:46 AM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
I can't speak for anyone else, but because I've...

I can't speak for anyone else, but because I've got a $1M liability policy, I actually have to carry the same coveraged across the board on all my vehicles. So my coverages for the motorcycle...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2012, 04:22 PM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Current as of Feb. 3rd. Bought the bike early...

Current as of Feb. 3rd. Bought the bike early January and transfered my insurance, and then got the shock of a lifetime from Progressive... And prompty started shopping. Actually I owe Progressive...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2012, 03:03 PM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Progressive wanted to charge me $1282 annually......

Progressive wanted to charge me $1282 annually... I told Flo I wanted a divorce and went with Allstate for $520 per year on mine. In the interest of full disclosure, I had a no fault accident winter...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2012, 07:13 AM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
I just did the 600 mile service on the bike. ...

I just did the 600 mile service on the bike. Couple tidbits you guys might want to be aware of...

You'll need the proper filter "socket" to go over the filter. I bought two filters while at the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
I just spent the last two days commuting to and...

I just spent the last two days commuting to and from work on mine. This is the longest I've gotten to enjoy it so far, but before you check out of this post, my commute is 75 miles each way and is a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2012, 06:00 PM
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Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
I guess mine was setup properly because I've got...

I guess mine was setup properly because I've got no slack and no issues with the bike lurching/surging.

Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2012, 07:27 AM
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Views: 8,751,169
Posted By Mikelly
Catching up here from about two weeks off......

Catching up here from about two weeks off... Wanted to thank you Commie Chick for providing this VALUABLE public service message! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35,097
Views: 8,751,169
Posted By Mikelly
Dude, He's a troll who probably doesn't own a...

Dude, He's a troll who probably doesn't own a bike and doesn't have a license, and is probably 13 years old. I'm basing this on the content of "all" of his posts... This is the same invididual who...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 35,097
Views: 8,751,169
Posted By Mikelly
Yea clearly somebody (Iheart) doesn't know how...

Yea clearly somebody (Iheart) doesn't know how the legal system works... I got popped in Tennessee for 26MPH over the limit and Virginia knew all about it, along with my insurance company. When...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 35,097
Views: 8,751,169
Posted By Mikelly
I'm with you on this one... Getting old reading...

I'm with you on this one... Getting old reading the same old lines...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Rode mine for about an hour yesterday...

Rode mine for about an hour yesterday afternoon... I can't wait for consistant warm weather... Love riding this bike every time I ride it... Anyone shipped their ecu out to be modified?

I just...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Those sliders are nice, but man are they pricey...

Those sliders are nice, but man are they pricey now days!!

I'll be picking up the same Puig screen... like it a lot and think it'll look good on my black version of your green monster!

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,078
Views: 668,709
Posted By Mikelly
Sadly, the dealership sent my bike to auction...

Sadly, the dealership sent my bike to auction this week.

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
The oxford HeaterZ work as well as the oem yamaha...

The oxford HeaterZ work as well as the oem yamaha fjr grips I had! Very happy with the quality and performance so far!

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4,078
Views: 668,709
Posted By Mikelly
Those of you still in the "shopping" mode, the...

Those of you still in the "shopping" mode, the shop I traded mine in to has listed it:
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,649
Posted By Mikelly
Pretty sure thats the most impressive riding I've...

Pretty sure thats the most impressive riding I've ever seen on a Harley.

Mike:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
Just got back from my first ride with the Oxford...

Just got back from my first ride with the Oxford heaterZ on and they work as well as the OEM units I had on the FJR.

Rexford, I had you in mind while out riding the bike. Put about 45 minutes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
well my fjr1300 was running $278 for the year...

well my fjr1300 was running $278 for the year through progressive. That is why I was so shocked at the price.

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 267,197
Posted By Mikelly
I would not call this a high strung bike at all. ...

I would not call this a high strung bike at all. Plenty of torque means less shifting if you dont want to, and the ergos make it such a great option.

By the way, those following my insurance...
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