Curious about FJR near Atlanta, Greenville, Asheville

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by RAW, Oct 1, 2006.

  1. RAW

    RAW stamen in the sniffer

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    Is there anyone in this area who has a relatively new FJR?
    Every couple of months, I'm tempted to sell my 1150GS Adventure in favor of an FJR. I'd like to ride one and see if it's for me.

    If someone here would be cool with letting me take their FJR out for a jaunt, I sure would appreciate it. You could ride along on my Adventure. Or I could bring my DR650 if you'd prefer.

    Thanks
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  2. Meathead

    Meathead tin man

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    Yo, R! :wave

    You oughtta read the article in the November 'Cycle World' that compares the FJR to the BMW K1200GT. Apparently, they'd have the GT hands down. :dunno


    That said, I've had the FJR lust for a few years myself. :tb When you cave and buy one, can I ride it? :deal
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  3. RAW

    RAW stamen in the sniffer

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    But at almost $20K for the K12 . . . . .

    there's a 2006 FJR on ebay right now. It's got @250 miles on it. How's that even possible? Someone must not like riding.
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  4. Meathead

    Meathead tin man

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    Yeah . . . actually, with options, as tested, the K was a little over $21k if I'm not mistaken. :huh




    I'm certain it was just a mistake, but you seem to have missed part of my post:

    :augie
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  5. RichardU

    RichardU Let's Ride

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    I've also been interested in the FJR, but first I would take a good look at this:

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  6. ra2bach

    ra2bach drive-by poster

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    The Dealer in Roswell/Alpharetta has one, possibly two, on the floor. Or at least he did a couple weeks ago.

    One is the silver Auto clutch version and the other is the blue one. He wanted full list but was willing to ignore the "dealer prep" charges...
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  7. billy_037

    billy_037 Been here awhile

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    Just take my advice, STAY OFF THE FJR, or you will buy one.

    If you are in Alberta, you can try mine.

    But, don't tell me afterwards, I didn't warn you!
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  8. Tripper

    Tripper Been here awhile

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