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Old 06-15-2009, 07:35 AM   #316
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From yesterday can confirm the VFR is still a looker...



And six hours later can confirm it handled the hail better than I...
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:06 AM   #317
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I yearn to be an adventure rider, but am just a tourer at this point. VFR is the natural choice. Honda (only brand I trust), and I'm done with the weight of anything over 750cc. WeeStrom desire is fading, next cycle will probably be a KLR. Want to get in a position to have both. VFR will never leave my paddock

Strom and VFR is a great combination. Although I have been riding my V, more of teh time. Mainly due to the convenience of the luggage.
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Old 06-15-2009, 06:57 PM   #318
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I yearn to be an adventure rider, but am just a tourer at this point. VFR is the natural choice. Honda (only brand I trust), and I'm done with the weight of anything over 750cc. WeeStrom desire is fading, next cycle will probably be a KLR. Want to get in a position to have both. VFR will never leave my paddock
I had a KLR before my VFR. I traded it for a Buell Uly, then totalled the Uly. I wanted something more street oriented and less vibes. About 2 weeks ago I almost bought an identical KLR to the one I had, I miss it surprisingly. But the wife wont let me have two bikes and the VFR isnt going anywhere either
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:59 PM   #319
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99 Vfr

I absolutely love my 1999 VFR, but the deals on leftover late models are getting WAY good! It's got me looking.
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Old 06-16-2009, 05:00 PM   #320
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I guess that is why she bought her own CBR hey Mr. Noel
Shit, don't tell her I called her a B!@#$ she had that already I just wanted to know what it felt like riding 2 up.
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Old 06-16-2009, 05:05 PM   #321
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I had a KLR before my VFR. I traded it for a Buell Uly, then totalled the Uly. I wanted something more street oriented and less vibes. About 2 weeks ago I almost bought an identical KLR to the one I had, I miss it surprisingly. But the wife wont let me have two bikes and the VFR isnt going anywhere either
I have a KLR too, I will find it very hard to get rid of that bike. It is still in my garage now. That being said the VFR is so much fun I haven't had a ride on it in a month or more.
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Old 06-18-2009, 05:26 PM   #322
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I dont get to ride the VFR much either, the Jeep with the top off seems to be my main mode of transport lately.
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Old 06-18-2009, 05:29 PM   #323
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The VFR is used daily to commute to work, finally got the KLR out today.
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Old 06-18-2009, 08:59 PM   #324
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anyone ride 2-up on these?
THis is what I did to mod my VFR for two up work. Seems to work fine now.

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Old 06-19-2009, 06:08 AM   #325
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Those hard bags make your viffer's butt look huge!
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Old 06-19-2009, 07:04 PM   #326
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Those hard bags make your viffer's butt look huge!
hahaha

maybe the 2 extra cylinders.
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Old 06-20-2009, 11:08 AM   #327
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I dont see the need for heli bars, but I grew up on sport bikes. I have no idea how you guys sit so upright on sport touring bikes, it feels soo detached. I have bar risers on my 996, but it was more for the angle than the height, the height was perfect for me.

Then again I ride a Cervelo Racing bicycle with a 4 inch drop from seat to bars, so maybe IM the anomoly...
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Old 06-20-2009, 05:57 PM   #328
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Baggless on the Boise river

Boy ,I can tell this is going to really cut into "Work Time".
One of the best "VFR"sites on this time eating device.
Thanks for the stories , Info , pics & opinions .

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Old 06-21-2009, 12:06 AM   #329
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Those hard bags make your viffer's butt look huge!
Indeed!
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Old 06-22-2009, 03:59 PM   #330
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I still need to find the money to order the hard bags so I can MAKE my VFR's butt look bigger
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