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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
As owner of the FJ-09 forums, I can tell you that...

As owner of the FJ-09 forums, I can tell you that this bike is selling like crazy.
New owners are popping up every day and we are getting over 5000 unique visitors ea day.
What really blows me...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Parts are starting to show up on Ebay for the...

Parts are starting to show up on Ebay for the FJ-09.

Yamaha Genuine rear rack for 169.95 (http://bit.ly/1ufOEF2)

Carbon Fiber? Rear hugger mudguard for $92.50 (http://bit.ly/1ufP528)

FJ-09...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
And a tank mounted coffee maker. Also,...

And a tank mounted coffee maker.

Also, retractable wings with jet turbine.

But with no rise in MSRP. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,004
Posted By Solarbronco
Just go test ride a Ninja H-2. In the dealer...

Just go test ride a Ninja H-2. In the dealer parking lot, rev it up to the limiter, leave it there and then dump the clutch.

Also, make sure to have a buddy there to film what happens next.
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
I wonder if the bike will look good in a...

I wonder if the bike will look good in a Starbucks parking lot, or will the type of metal used in the pegs and Bars not match well with the Green and White Starbucks Motif?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 849,847
Posted By Solarbronco
Orange Fender? Your from Idaho? Oh, you must be a...

Orange Fender? Your from Idaho? Oh, you must be a Boise State Bronco fan!
Go Broncos!
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,082
Posted By Solarbronco
The forum that I created for this bike is dead....

The forum that I created for this bike is dead. Maybe 3 visits a day. Everyone is on the FJ and FZ forums. Well, and of course the best Forum, ADVrider.

I just don't hear much excitement for this...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
I really hope that they make a "Starbucks"...

I really hope that they make a "Starbucks" version of the FJ-09, with Shaft drive, a small refrigerator on back and a coffee machine on top of the tank.

I also hope that they make a nuclear...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Has anyone found a reliable beer tap for the...

Has anyone found a reliable beer tap for the FJ-09 handlebars yet? I hate having to pull over. On my car, it's easy. Just empty out all the wiper fluid, reroute the hose to under the dash, fill with...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Puddles just put up a great Ride report on the...

Puddles just put up a great Ride report on the FJ-09 forums.

FJ-09 -3600 miles through sand, dirt, sleet, rain and snow (http://fj-09.org/thread/158/)
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 226,413
Posted By Solarbronco
Here is a good article about lubing the FZ-07...

Here is a good article about lubing the FZ-07 Steering and Swingarm bearings. http://fz07.org/post/20340

These factories really skimp on the factory lube, we should all lube our bearings this...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-29-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,862
Posted By Solarbronco
I am really interested in riding and exploring...

I am really interested in riding and exploring south of palisades reservoir, such a beautiful area. Is there any Grizzlies there?


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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,862
Posted By Solarbronco
I work in Idaho Falls during the week and live in...

I work in Idaho Falls during the week and live in Boise on weekends. I'll take my KTM down this spring and start taking some pics.
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,761
Posted By Solarbronco
Some don't realize yet, but the FZ-07, with some...

Some don't realize yet, but the FZ-07, with some suspension mods, is a hell of a bike, so light and that engine just right for the track or twisties. Price is right too. A few guys on fz07.org are...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Wow, what an awesome wife! Congrats man, hell of...

Wow, what an awesome wife! Congrats man, hell of a bike! In fact, it could end up being the best do it all "street bike" available.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,124
Posted By Solarbronco
DRZ-400. Change oil/filter less often than most...

DRZ-400. Change oil/filter less often than most dirtbikes, but lasts much longer. Very very reliable, many have gone south on DRZ's. I once had one and sold it with 53,000 on the ODO and it still ran...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Looks like an awesome day!

Looks like an awesome day!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 65,224
Posted By Solarbronco
I swear that half of the worlds Harley riders end...

I swear that half of the worlds Harley riders end up in the rocks and river next to the road between Boise, Idaho and Idaho City, Idaho.
Chrome and body parts scattered all over. Here, guy's turn...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Congrats on the new FJ-09! Come join the FJ-09...

Congrats on the new FJ-09! Come join the FJ-09 forums!
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
God, I hope Yamaha includes a Gourmet Coffee...

God, I hope Yamaha includes a Gourmet Coffee Maker on this bike under the seat. That way, if I'm too busy to ride an adventure trip to Starbucks to meet my friends on their BMW's, I can still brew a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
FJ-09's are starting to show up at Dealers! ...

FJ-09's are starting to show up at Dealers!

sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcd/4792187843.html (http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcd/4792187843.html)

Wheels in Motion in Chatsworth, CA shows an FJ-09...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,130
Posted By Solarbronco
AT 13 my son was riding a YZ-250. One of the...

AT 13 my son was riding a YZ-250. One of the greatest Dirtbikes ever made. I simply started him off on nice, wide ATV trails and fire roads and then worked into more single track. It's all about...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 247,407
Posted By Solarbronco
I want the power of a WR450 with the durability...

I want the power of a WR450 with the durability of a DRZ-400. I haven't been able to achieve this yet. Four Stroke engines are expensive to rebuild and they just don't have the oil capacity for long...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Ok, I just gotta address this one. You are...

Ok, I just gotta address this one. You are talking about a 462 lb bike. 462 lbs is nothing, it is a light bike! :clap It will be flickable as all hell.

Do you know the weight of the new R-1? The...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Man, I don't agree with you on Suspension on the...

Man, I don't agree with you on Suspension on the FZ-09. It's horrible. The Front forks, well, you can only kind of adjust one of them. And they are so weak that you cannot even set sag on the bike....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,438
Posted By Solarbronco
Well, I have learned one thing in many years of...

Well, I have learned one thing in many years of riding. Dealers and Bike Factories are not reliable. Corporate offices of Bike factories certainly are not reliable.

They are in the business of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,450
Posted By Solarbronco
I was a Honda guy too, but their newer offerings...

I was a Honda guy too, but their newer offerings have nothing for me. I fully expect their new sport bike to come out with flames all over it, with an engine that puts out 120 miles per gallon, with...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
My FZ-09 transformed when I swapped exhaust,...

My FZ-09 transformed when I swapped exhaust, flashed ECU and dialed flat spots out with a fuel controller. It freakin rips and the three triples that I have owned all had ripping low end stonk.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,538
Posted By Solarbronco
Laugh My bike doesn't have ABS so I say to hell with...

My bike doesn't have ABS so I say to hell with ABS, it isn't needed, is for pansy boys and often talk about the good old days riding bikes all thee years and never needing ABS.

Of course, when I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Why are people comparing this to a freakin...

Why are people comparing this to a freakin Versys650?

Keep in mind, the FZ-09 does 0-60 in 2.7 seconds and the 1/4 mile in the mid-Tens.

The FJ-09 is what, 46 lbs heavier than the FZ-09? The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,346
Posted By Solarbronco
Those new Beta's are bad ass and very well built....

Those new Beta's are bad ass and very well built. Tons of extras and you can build your own on the Beta website.

I hope more in the USA start buying them so that they keep shipping them over here.
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Well, I see complaints on here about every seat...

Well, I see complaints on here about every seat on every bike ever made. So I'm sure that Seat Concepts and companies like them will be selling options soon.


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Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Keep one thing in mind, people on here complain...

Keep one thing in mind, people on here complain about everything. When the FZ-09 came out people complained about it. Same thing about the FZ-07.

They both are selling like freaking crazy.

If...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
I have an FZ-09 that I bought in January. Love...

I have an FZ-09 that I bought in January. Love it, fun for around town and hooliganisim. But on long rides the seat sucks, and the range sucks with the 3.7 gallon tank.

The FJ-09 is gonna be my...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,116
Posted By Solarbronco
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
I think it's a phucking awesome bike for $10,500...

I think it's a phucking awesome bike for $10,500 and whoever gets one is gonna fall in love with that Triple FZ-09 engine. Tiger 800's can suck it. They look real pretty in the rear view.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
All in all a pretty sweet bike for $10,500 all...

All in all a pretty sweet bike for $10,500 all things considered. I want one!
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Looks like an R-1 commercial to me Sent...

Looks like an R-1 commercial to me


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Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Yes but keep in mind that the FZ-09 and FZ-07 in...

Yes but keep in mind that the FZ-09 and FZ-07 in Europe has ABS, in the USA neither of those bikes have ABS. Will they follow that trend to price the FJ low in the US? Maybe..
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By Solarbronco
Well, the FJ has a bit more engine than those two...

Well, the FJ has a bit more engine than those two bikes. I'll probably keep my FZ too, though. Only way they get the FJ under $10,000 is if they skip ABS, and that will piss people off cause they...
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