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Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,726
Posted By coast range rider
17"-tired road burners

Right now I'm expecting arrival of only 3 bikes:
2015 MS1200
2016 S1000XR
2016 1290 SMT
And nothing from Japan to compete.

The FJ-09 is way down on torque due to simple lack of cc's.
The...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-28-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 1,391,964
Posted By coast range rider
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,873
Posted By coast range rider
The Tiger 800 is not a bad bike compared to a...

The Tiger 800 is not a bad bike compared to a SV1000. For more fun and for handling in twisties the FJ-09 beats the other bikes proposed in this thread. But look at the financial hit you'll take...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-22-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,580
Posted By coast range rider
:thumb Clearly the Caponord Rally is the better...

:thumb
Clearly the Caponord Rally is the better poser bike.The marketing department did their job well.
I would buy the non-rally version (or a different bike for off pavement).
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-22-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,463
Posted By coast range rider
Sometimes people just need to change out a...

Sometimes people just need to change out a windscreen or seat to get long distance comfort on these bikes based on individual preferences. To me the highest rated touring bikes are simply too warm in...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-22-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,773
Posted By coast range rider
Skyhook in general is reported to be firmer than...

Skyhook in general is reported to be firmer than Ohlins equipped Multi's. Neither is bad.

But: 99 out of 100 are comparing Skyhook to Ohlins minus Ohlins SCU. I know you are S. Monkey because you...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 31,638
Posted By coast range rider
I'm thinking in the simplest terms: FJ-09 for...

I'm thinking in the simplest terms:
FJ-09 for fun, short rides. Sport-Touring.
Versys 1000 for comfortable, long rides. Sport-Touring.

My preference? Well let's just say too bad the Versys 1000...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 810
Views: 142,599
Posted By coast range rider
I have seen wet weights reported at 503 lbs for...

I have seen wet weights reported at 503 lbs for the BMW and 485 lbs for the Ducati.
Both bikes have 17" wheels.
Shorter suspension could be better for smooth roads, true enough. I pick the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 810
Views: 142,599
Posted By coast range rider
Once the BMW options packages are added, the...

Once the BMW options packages are added, the price becomes very similar to the Multi.
Because the Multi has more suspension travel and more leg room, I'm thinking the Multi is the more comfortable...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
Like scfrank said, they screwed up the screen to...

Like scfrank said, they screwed up the screen to accommodate the hand guards. The problem will be all of the aftermarket screens will be designed narrow at the lower half to clear the OEM hand...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
Style over function is especially bad if you are...

Style over function is especially bad if you are like me and don't like that style. And no place to test ride to test the function either.
Lot's of new owners reporting how much they are lovin'...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
I predict the aftermarket will offer a...

I predict the aftermarket will offer a handguard/windscreen combo kit that will convert the FJ-09 to normal. A windscreen that clears OEM hand-guards is doomed, and conventional hand-guards alone...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
I don't care for the hand guards. They are too...

I don't care for the hand guards. They are too far out in front of the grips and cause the windscreen to be narrow at the bottom for clearance. If they have been designed that way for a styling...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-07-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By coast range rider
38 pages here: ...

38 pages here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954716
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,461
Posted By coast range rider
Yamaha FJ-09 is due out in November which is...

Yamaha FJ-09 is due out in November which is ending soon of course. I recommend getting a test ride in, right after riding the NC700X. For some of us, the NC700X will be enough, and good for the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-25-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 1,391,964
Posted By coast range rider
Ohlins now offers their ($400) SCU which converts...

Ohlins now offers their ($400) SCU which converts the S to a semi-active suspension. This part was never offered by Ducati. I have found it significantly widens the gap between the S and non-S...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
What a coincidence that the rake is changed by a...

What a coincidence that the rake is changed by a degree, but the wheelbase is identical to a tenth of an inch :huh
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
If Grand Total were $8,200 + $1,700 = $9,900: ...

If Grand Total were $8,200 + $1,700 = $9,900:
Then this thread would be full of remarks like in the FZ-09 thread about what a great price the bike had.

Or if the FZ-09 was priced higher then we...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
Does anyone know if the FJ-09 has the same...

Does anyone know if the FJ-09 has the same steering geometry as the FZ-09?
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
Please, no more posts about ABS in this thread...

Please, no more posts about ABS in this thread unless you went to the EICMA in Milan, sat on the FJ-10, and ABS saved you from serious injury.
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
I'd rather have power and features at twice the...

I'd rather have power and features at twice the money WITH Japanese reliability, but it seems like the Japanese are offering only budget bikes instead of matching features of latest BMW, KTM, and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
Old Tech for 2015

Why couldn't Yamaha have come out with the FJ-09 a few years ago to compete with the Triumph 800's?
I simply don't see features I expect to see on a all new model for 2015:
no active suspension
no...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 436,285
Posted By coast range rider
Hopefully cheaper and/or equipped better than...

Hopefully cheaper and/or equipped better than those bikes.
It must be lighter also.
Cheaper, lighter, and faster will be the ticket to big sales numbers.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 20,767
Posted By coast range rider
Thanks for great post, murdock2002. The 1000...

Thanks for great post, murdock2002.

The 1000 has been considered a winner based on reviews because the clunking transmission and top heavy feel of the 1000 has not been highlighted until now.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-26-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,233
Posted By coast range rider
I like this one better, except for the color. ...

I like this one better, except for the color.

I wonder how much more money Aprilia will want for the bags, bars, lights, skidplate, and wire wheels. I bet it's $1999 more money.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,233
Posted By coast range rider
Eh? :huh I'm guessing you have not ridden the Capo...

:huh
I'm guessing you have not ridden the Capo 1200, the Multi, and the 1190. For anyone that rides for enjoyment, I would say the power difference is a big issue comparing the Capo to the other 2...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By coast range rider
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,106
Posted By coast range rider
How specifically did the MTS not fit daily...

How specifically did the MTS not fit daily commute needs?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-27-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 28,160
Posted By coast range rider
Since I've already ridden both also, I can say I...

Since I've already ridden both also, I can say I agree with everything above, it is just a matter of degree for all described. For a 3/4 speed long tour or sport tour, the Capo is very nice, but for...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-24-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 28,160
Posted By coast range rider
I test drove the Capo 1200, the Multistrada 1200...

I test drove the Capo 1200, the Multistrada 1200 Touring, and the Ktm 1190. Did not venture off pavement.

The Capo in the automatic suspension mode definitely felt better at a more relaxed pace....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-20-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 28,160
Posted By coast range rider
I would say: point of reference: 2013...

I would say:

point of reference:

2013 BMW F800GS 0-60 mph 3.8 Quarter Mile 12.4

2014 Aprilia Caponord 0-60 mph 2.9 Quarter Mile 11.2
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 36,769
Posted By coast range rider
http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif ...

http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif Ninja 1000 seems like it has good aerodynamics, good ergos, and not cumbersome. I like the improved 2014 model. Has reputation for high cost to insure...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 36,769
Posted By coast range rider
The OP has added this statement: ...

The OP has added this statement:



Sparrowhawk, your thread is supposed to be about a "supersport bikes with more relaxed ergos" and according to your first post, also good aerodynamics. To me...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-11-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 735,003
Posted By coast range rider
Quote: ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by de Vaca http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-10-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 735,003
Posted By coast range rider
What makes the Super Tenere more comfortable for,...

What makes the Super Tenere more comfortable for, say, a (solo) 400 mile drone on the Interstate? Suspension, legroom, wind management, or something else? Please explain what makes it more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 735,003
Posted By coast range rider
Since a stiffer spring costs about a hundred...

Since a stiffer spring costs about a hundred dollars, and that could give you the same ground clearance as a lightly loaded V-Strom, I wouldn't choose my bike based on that alone. If you need more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By coast range rider
Spray penetrating lube on the shock threads just...

Spray penetrating lube on the shock threads just above the ring, then use a longer breaker bar. Sudden force on the breaker bar will work better than gradual force.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-07-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By coast range rider
http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?s=&day...

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?s=&daysprune=30&f=54
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,776
Posted By coast range rider
The 1190 Adventure comes with 24 month warranty. ...

The 1190 Adventure comes with 24 month warranty.
The 1190 Adventure R comes with 12 month warranty.
I remember because it was so odd.
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,108
Posted By coast range rider
Move to the mountains and the twisty roads will...

Move to the mountains and the twisty roads will be fun on any bike. Get a new job to commute to if necessary.
If not possible, get any dirt bike, get off the pavement, and keep riding faster until...
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