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Forum: Gallery   08-06-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 659
Posted By RC65
My sentiment exactly...I love the dark glossy...

My sentiment exactly...I love the dark glossy blue of the '16, but if any future year was offered in Burnt/Pearl/Sunset Orange, I'd be at my dealer the next day looking to do a trade.
Forum: FJR Central   08-05-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By RC65
My thoughts are that unless this is some sort of...

My thoughts are that unless this is some sort of hobby rebuild project, I don't know why you'd buy a used bike with that many miles when there are other 2004 FJRs out there with a fraction of the...
Forum: General Chat   08-04-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By RC65
Well, shoot, wish *I'd* seen that...I imagine...

Well, shoot, wish *I'd* seen that...I imagine that blue probably matches my '16. Congrats (jealous, but congrats)!
Forum: Gallery   08-04-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,127
Posted By RC65
A nice shot from today’s ride, with train tracks...

A nice shot from today’s ride, with train tracks and mountains:

https://www.instagram.com/p/B0t_upBARjV/?igshid=u4hijgs06fps
Forum: Gallery   08-02-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By RC65
I had one of those Magnas... I don't recall an...

I had one of those Magnas... I don't recall an inline, mine was a V4. Not that it matters, they were great bikes.[/QUOTE]

Yeah, that does sound right, actually...all I recalled was that it was a...
Forum: Gallery   08-02-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By RC65
Nice shots. I love my '16 as well -- not only my...

Nice shots. I love my '16 as well -- not only my first FJR, but my first non-cruiser (unless you count the Honda Magna I had back in the '80s), my first in-line 4 (again, unless you count that old ...
Forum: FJR Central   08-02-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,874
Posted By RC65
Some good reasons given here: ...

Some good reasons given here:

https://www.fjrowners.com/forums/15-general-chat/147629-overdrive.html
Forum: General Chat   07-25-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,023
Posted By RC65
Just curious as to why you find these certainly...

Just curious as to why you find these certainly more work to use? Roll them in a little round ball between your palms and squish them in with your thumb.... no reaching over with the off hand and...
Forum: General Chat   07-24-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,023
Posted By RC65
These are about the only ones that work for me,...

These are about the only ones that work for me, too. I don't know if I have Dr. Suess-type ear canals, but I can never get the foam-type or the soft plastic-type to fit very well, though I know I use...
Forum: General Chat   07-23-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,798
Posted By RC65
As happened here, these 5-speed vs. 6-speed...

As happened here, these 5-speed vs. 6-speed threads seem to bring a lot of if-it-ain't-broke-don't-fix-it critcism about the 6-speed upgrade ("upgrade," in my opinion, not "change"), which is fair:...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   07-20-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,074
Posted By RC65
I don't have any advice regarding Adcox as I've...

I don't have any advice regarding Adcox as I've no experience w/ his product, but at the risk of a thread drift I just have to say how nice your Smuggler looks. Everytime I see one of those things I...
Forum: FJR Central   07-20-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By RC65
I'll address your points one at a time: 1)....

I'll address your points one at a time:

1). The FJR seat is, in fact, rates about your dreaded 3 out of 10; most (including me) change theirs out for an aftermarket seat.

2). The FJR is indeed...
Forum: Gallery   07-18-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,127
Posted By RC65
Thanks, yes, it’s a great blue, I’m really...

Thanks, yes, it’s a great blue, I’m really pleased with the shade. The photos: Yeah, I have no idea why the postimage and tinypic hosting site links stopped working...they all displayed when...
Forum: Gallery   07-16-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,127
Posted By RC65
Since I just can't seem to get photos to work at...

Since I just can't seem to get photos to work at this site, I'll post this URL to my latest Instagram photo:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BzW3NtSgDn4/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Still a '16,...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   07-16-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,813
Posted By RC65
Since the thread does seem to have new life, I'll...

Since the thread does seem to have new life, I'll offer up the item I picked up just a couple weeks ago, my first summer/mesh-type jacket...the change and relief from my heavy leather jacket has been...
Forum: General Chat   07-16-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By RC65
Same. The new formats with the glorified...

Same. The new formats with the glorified "lifestyle" features with hipster slants turned me off immediately and I let my subscription to both expire, a decision that I was disappointed I had to do...
Forum: FJR Central   07-01-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By RC65
Michelle, I also have a Sargent, but mine is able...

Michelle, I also have a Sargent, but mine is able to utilize the lower seat setting w/ the adapter that RaYzerman references. Doublecheck to make sure yours is in the correct setting. In the lower...
Forum: FJR Central   06-26-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,203
Posted By RC65
I think they look fine without bags...to my eyes...

I think they look fine without bags...to my eyes the removal takes the touring out of the 'sports touring' designation and leaves behind a sportbike, albeit a somewhat pudgy one. I don't ride often...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   06-07-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,164
Posted By RC65
Appears to come in blue, too, for us '16 folks....

Appears to come in blue, too, for us '16 folks. :-)

Giving this one some serious thought...never have been a big fan of the all-black wheels (wish they were brushed aluminum to match the engine...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-04-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 940
Posted By RC65
The '16 model seems to be the one that a lot of...

The '16 model seems to be the one that a lot of us FJR newbies seem to find irresistible. I've had mine two years, and am starting my third riding season w/ it (bought it as a new-leftover in '17)....
Forum: FJR Central   05-31-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By RC65
...but an opinion shared by most posts I've...

...but an opinion shared by most posts I've read...conservatively 8 out of 10 grumble about Corbin's product and/or customer service. I'd certainly never go near them after all I've read. I wish...
Forum: FJR Central   05-30-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By RC65
I can't say...I got rid of mine long before the...

I can't say...I got rid of mine long before the 600-mile service, as it was clear to me that it's shape, firmness, and downward angle was a no-go for me. If you're hoping that those three...
Forum: New Member Introductions   05-10-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By RC65
Congrats on the purchase of the FJR...that's a...

Congrats on the purchase of the FJR...that's a heckuva nice bike for a first motorycycle, and I'm sure you'll be very pleased with it. As a '16A owner myself, I commend you on the snagging the right...
Forum: FJR Central   05-06-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,685
Posted By RC65
Yeah, ex-cruiser rider here as well (up 'til...

Yeah, ex-cruiser rider here as well (up 'til 2017), and I'm still acclimating to the bike, even now two years after the purchase, and haven't quite made it work perfectly for me. While the cruiser...
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-26-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By RC65
Welcome, and congrats on the new bike. ...

Welcome, and congrats on the new bike.



FYI: If you tire of the bolted-on look, there's a capped hole by the clutch master cylinder that allows you to screw in a RAM Mount M10 x 1.25 Pitch...
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