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Forum: FJR Central   08-04-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Redfish
Friends? That Skooter guy doesn't have any...

Friends? That Skooter guy doesn't have any friends. His looks combined with his personality pretty much guarantee he will be lonely forever.

He has also finished very high in the IBR, has more...
Forum: FJR Central   08-03-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Redfish
My marriage is a prison. And I ain't getting out...

My marriage is a prison. And I ain't getting out of that alive.

Would you just ride the stupid bike and then give us a review here? Make yourself useful.
Forum: FJR Central   08-03-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Redfish
You have a '13 now? That bland, boring lack of...

You have a '13 now? That bland, boring lack of color suits your bland and boring personality. You would probably be better off with a Honda ST1300.

If the guy in the other sandbox is...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   07-30-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Redfish
That is absolutely correct and I have no way of...

That is absolutely correct and I have no way of knowing if that master cylinder came from an FJR or not. But IF it did, the blue dot calipers were no longer used after 2005 on FJRs. I don't recall...
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   07-29-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Redfish
Blue spot calipers would be from a Gen1. The...

Blue spot calipers would be from a Gen1. The last year for those was 2005.
Forum: General Chat   07-06-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Redfish
I don't know the ratios but I can tell you that...

I don't know the ratios but I can tell you that the final drive ratio has changed over the years.

(in the U.S.)
'03 was the lowest.
'04 and '05 had a slight bump up
'06 went higher and has...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   06-04-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,581
Posted By Redfish
That is the one. The entire thing fits in front...

That is the one. The entire thing fits in front of the tail light assembly, it does not intrude into the "storage space" under the seat at all. If you scroll through the pics there is a decent shot...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   06-04-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,581
Posted By Redfish
I use the Aerostich pump. It is very compact,...

I use the Aerostich pump. It is very compact, comes with several wire attachment options and has its own cloth pouch that is just large enough to also hold some plug/repair stuff and a small...
Forum: FJR Central   06-01-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,830
Posted By Redfish
1. Pop and I carry very little in our top boxes...

1. Pop and I carry very little in our top boxes while riding. We use our boxes mostly for exactly what you want, to store our helmets and tank bags when we stop and are away from the bikes. Neither...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   05-27-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,708
Posted By Redfish
Some random Redfish Thoughts... 1. The Shoei...

Some random Redfish Thoughts...

1. The Shoei Neotec and the Nolan(s) are great options.
2. Sadly I have seen the results of a Nolan, a Neotec and a cheap HJC modular after serious crashes. I can...
Forum: FJR Technical   05-19-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,186
Posted By Redfish
The foam is the result of the Racing oil...

The foam is the result of the Racing oil interacting with a streetbike engine... >:)


Couldn't help myself. Sorry.
Forum: General Chat   05-18-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,556
Posted By Redfish
Yamaha4Ever! you may love how the bike feels but...

Yamaha4Ever! you may love how the bike feels but I can pretty much guarantee you are not going to like the way your front tire wears. Most of us that have Strong Feelings about our tire pressures...
Forum: General Chat   05-11-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,882
Posted By Redfish
Well I DON'T want to be a jerk... but since I am...

Well I DON'T want to be a jerk... but since I am so good at it, I may as well. 0:)

No such thing as a PILOT Road 5. They are Road 5s. No Pilot in there.

And since I have happily run every...
Forum: FJR Central   05-11-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By Redfish
Only because YOU told me.

Only because YOU told me.
Forum: FJR Central   05-07-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By Redfish
Yes. Someone does know. Also Yes. They are...

Yes. Someone does know.

Also Yes. They are interchangeable.
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-29-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Redfish
You guys are serious? You actually like the FJR?...

You guys are serious? You actually like the FJR? I hate my 2015 ES. The first person to offer me $100,000.00 can have it.
Forum: FJR Central   04-29-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Redfish
Well, not always. Many of us have had custom...

Well, not always. Many of us have had custom seats built on the original seat pans and the changes in shape/added thickness can cause the seat to be a little harder to both latch and unlatch.

I...
Forum: General Chat   04-21-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,237
Posted By Redfish
No panties here. Riding commando. I am...

No panties here. Riding commando.

I am going to attempt a 70 mph wheelie on my way home today and I am going to look extremely good and extremely smart doing it.
Forum: FJR Central   04-21-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By Redfish
N4HHE there is a caveat to the polarized glasses....

N4HHE there is a caveat to the polarized glasses. They don't play well with digital screens. Seeing the GPS, the display on the gas pump or even the digital dash on the FJR can be problematic. It...
Forum: General Chat   04-21-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,237
Posted By Redfish
1. The FJR carries its weight up high, it is a...

1. The FJR carries its weight up high, it is a top heavy beast at low speeds. The FJR is more top heavy than any other motorcycle I ever rode, even the ADV bikes that sit higher manage to have a...
Forum: FJR Central   04-21-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By Redfish
I cannot answer your question directly as both of...

I cannot answer your question directly as both of my helmets have the drop down shields and I don't need sunglasses.

I can suggest that you choose a helmet with channels for the glasses. Pop...
Forum: General Chat   03-26-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,973
Posted By Redfish
With so much emotion over such a simple topic,...

With so much emotion over such a simple topic, maybe some of you folks NEED to go for a motorcycle ride!

My job has cut back the number of people here per day which means that I am only going to...
Forum: FJR Central   03-14-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Redfish
I am only 5'8" tall and I don't ever look through...

I am only 5'8" tall and I don't ever look through my screen either. I am running a Cee Bailey Sport with the dark tint and I really like the way it looks on my AssFault Gray 2015.

I would post a...
Forum: FJR Central   03-09-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,691
Posted By Redfish
What year is your FJR? Tip over protection can...

What year is your FJR? Tip over protection can differ greatly from one Generation FJR to the next.

How far the bike tips/rolls past the sliders or guards often depends on how much the rider can...
Forum: Bikes & Parts For Sale - USA   02-20-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By Redfish
The Smuggler will work with a stock seat. The...

The Smuggler will work with a stock seat. The Smuggler will NOT work with a Givi SR357 rear rack. You must have the stock plastic/resin excuse for a tail rack to install the Smuggler.
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