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Forum: FJR Central   02-11-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By RC65
FWIW; Ninja1000SX cost my friend same to insure...

FWIW; Ninja1000SX cost my friend same to insure as my R1. We both have clean driving records and are in our 60’s. Speed Triple has almost no windshields available. BMWs are...well....BMWs. The Tracer...
Forum: FJR Central   02-09-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By RC65
I’m in the same boat, looking for a lighter, more...

I’m in the same boat, looking for a lighter, more nimble sport tourer, and have spent the last half-year researching other bikes. The list keeps changing (and I’m torn between a sport touring type...
Forum: FJR Central   02-04-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By RC65
I tried bar-end weights to help cancel what small...

I tried bar-end weights to help cancel what small vibrations I do have, and they brought the vibrations down to a lower, deeper oscillation, but didn't remove them. Got rid of them and got (the much...
Forum: FJR Central   01-16-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,035
Posted By RC65
You're not imagining it, the buzz is there at...

You're not imagining it, the buzz is there at 4K'ish...typically runs between 4K - 4500. Some folks are more bothered by it than others, and some FJRs are worse than others. I've heard the 3rd and...
Forum: General Chat   01-14-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,112
Posted By RC65
First (?) video of the new ‘20 Ultimate...video...

First (?) video of the new ‘20 Ultimate...video doesn’t make those gold wheels seen in pics look any better. Starts at 10:20:
https://youtu.be/sW2qA04N58I
Forum: FJR Central   01-07-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By RC65
I can't help as I don't have the matte finish,...

I can't help as I don't have the matte finish, but if it turns out there's little option to "add a shine to the finish", you may want to consider a 2016, which is the same color (and generation) as...
Forum: FJR Central   12-27-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,943
Posted By RC65
First video I’ve seen posted of the new 2020...

First video I’ve seen posted of the new 2020 FJR...not a fan of the gold. Starts at 7:07.

https://youtu.be/MQARdpMxSNw
Forum: FJR Technical   12-20-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By RC65
https://www.fjrowners.com/forums/8-fjr-central/148...

https://www.fjrowners.com/forums/8-fjr-central/148187-2020-fjr1300.html
Forum: General Chat   12-20-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By RC65
FYI for Seattle-area folks: Lynnwood Motoplex has...

FYI for Seattle-area folks: Lynnwood Motoplex has picked up the Ducati line...from yesterday's email:

"We are proud to announce that Lynnwood Motoplex is now an official Ducati Dealership! Our...
Forum: FJR Technical   12-11-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By RC65
I've never once heard about pulling in the clutch...

I've never once heard about pulling in the clutch over the winter...can't imagine what benefit that would have.

My routine:

1). Change the oil and filter so sits for months with clean fluids.
...
Forum: FJR Central   11-30-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,943
Posted By RC65
Details on the final (and 2020?...’21?) FJR...

Details on the final (and 2020?...’21?) FJR model, a black-and-gold Ultimate FJR...starts at 19:55:

https://youtu.be/MrRE93FahRI
Forum: FJR Central   11-25-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,943
Posted By RC65
Not a fan of the large fairing of the RT, but the...

Not a fan of the large fairing of the RT, but the R1250RS and it’s more sporty/smaller fairing and general styling has caught my eye more than once. But once you throw on fees and the optional bags,...
Forum: General Chat   11-17-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By RC65
No sweat -- glad you found a bike that worked...

No sweat -- glad you found a bike that worked well for you. Enjoy your first Yamaha!
Forum: General Chat   11-17-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By RC65
Not sure where you are located, but if you're not...

Not sure where you are located, but if you're not tied to that particular bike (ES) or that dealer, I've just about decided to change bikes in the spring of 2020...so if you're interested in a...
Forum: FJR Technical   11-17-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By RC65
I over-inflate both tires to about 44 pounds and...

I over-inflate both tires to about 44 pounds and park it on a carpet strip on my garage floor, to give it a bit of cushion and softness and insulation from the cold of the concrete, and roll it...
Forum: General Chat   11-12-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,131
Posted By RC65
I found his videos immensely helpful, and while...

I found his videos immensely helpful, and while they weren't responsible for my purchase of my FJR they certainly contributed to my assurance that I was making the right choice. Unfortunate he's not...
Forum: FJR Technical   11-12-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,062
Posted By RC65
I don't know, perhaps that's my probablem as...

I don't know, perhaps that's my probablem as well. I've had the thing for three years and I've yet to be able to deploy the centerstand successfully. 6'1", 200 pounds, relatively fit...there should...
Forum: General Chat   11-06-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By RC65
Yes, definitely check out my survey linked above,...

Yes, definitely check out my survey linked above, it’ll give you the numbers you need. See the owner’s manual on where to utilize them. Trust me, unlike accessing the battery, it’s a very simple...
Forum: FJR Central   11-06-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,943
Posted By RC65
2020 brings no changes to the FJR. Color is...

2020 brings no changes to the FJR.

Color is Liquid Graphite, ala 2015.

ES only, no A.

As per today’s article here:...
Forum: FJR Technical   10-10-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,644
Posted By RC65
Maybe someone with a (non-LED) Gen. 1 or 2 can...

Maybe someone with a (non-LED) Gen. 1 or 2 can chime in and comment as to whether or not they hear it...that might put the issue to rest.
Forum: FJR Technical   10-10-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,644
Posted By RC65
As the OP of the thread and as zx-11 and mortenk...

As the OP of the thread and as zx-11 and mortenk indicate, no change in the sound of mine, either...it's just something I've become used to and really don't notice any longer. No...
Forum: General Chat   10-07-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,913
Posted By RC65
Appreciate the comparison, Ferret...great to read...

Appreciate the comparison, Ferret...great to read a firsthand contrast of the two.
Forum: General Chat   10-07-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,913
Posted By RC65
^^^^ Beautiful shot. The CB1100 is one I’ve...

^^^^ Beautiful shot. The CB1100 is one I’ve certainly considered — a great deal, actually — and is the only bike that could possibly dethrone the Bonneville as my last bike. Honda is wrapped up with...
Forum: General Chat   10-07-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,913
Posted By RC65
Does the Kawi Ninja 1000 (with the optional...

Does the Kawi Ninja 1000 (with the optional factory hand panniers) count? No, it doesn't have cruise control and the shield's a little low, but that's the bike I plan to look at seriously this coming...
Forum: General Chat   09-25-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By RC65
I bought a new '16 in '17, and the bars were set...

I bought a new '16 in '17, and the bars were set in the middle...as others have mentioned, that seems to be the default position.

A move back to the closest position is a difference of perhaps...
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