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Forum: General Chat   09-15-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By spectreman
Never owned an Aerostitch- too rich for my blood....

Never owned an Aerostitch- too rich for my blood.

My Tourmaster jacket, however, I got on the cheap about 20 years ago, maybe more. I think it's a Transition model. Doesn't look too pretty...
Forum: FJR Central   09-06-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By spectreman
Aviator_cew

Tried to respond to your PM's but you've got PM blocked so I can't respond!
Lee aka spectreman
Forum: General Chat   09-06-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
If I go the N1K route again, I'm definitely going...

If I go the N1K route again, I'm definitely going 2020 or 2021. The FJR's cruise control has won me over. Throttle locks have worked well for me in the past however they have their limitations being...
Forum: Bikes & Parts For Sale - USA   09-06-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By spectreman
Love my Sargent- sorry it didn't work for you-...

Love my Sargent- sorry it didn't work for you- but that's a great price for anyone looking for an awesome seat!
GLWS!
Lee
Forum: General Chat   09-05-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
Test-rode a Z900RS today, a used one that had not...

Test-rode a Z900RS today, a used one that had not been exceptionally loved by its prior owner. The bike had only 4k on the odo but the rear tire was shot/squared off and I'm guessing the front was...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   09-05-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,374
Posted By spectreman
7 pages on seats- oy vey. Hasn't this been...

7 pages on seats- oy vey. Hasn't this been discussed ad nauseum by now?!?!?!?!?!?
Forum: FJR Central   09-03-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,788
Posted By spectreman
A hearty "Yes, I agree" to everything everyone...

A hearty "Yes, I agree" to everything everyone has said already. I swapped to a '16 FJR/A model from an '11 Ninja 1000. I loved my N1K (and would absolutely buy another, especially a 2020 version)...
Forum: General Chat   09-02-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
Appreciate the advice. I already supplement like...

Appreciate the advice. I already supplement like crazy & eat a fairly good diet.
Lee
Forum: General Chat   09-01-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
It's just shy of 4 months since surgery. It was...

It's just shy of 4 months since surgery. It was recommended I see a neurologist and get an EMT test. That's where they zap you repeatedly w/electricity and then stick you w/a large needle to test...
Forum: FJR Central   08-31-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By spectreman
I wouldn't ride that fast under perfect...

I wouldn't ride that fast under perfect conditions. Nice riding by the officer.
Forum: General Chat   08-23-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By spectreman
Long-Haul Motorcycle Touring Ė Tips for Staying Awake

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XP_qr9NNcc
Forum: FJR Parts & Servicing   08-19-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By spectreman
Dunlop Announces Roadsmart IV Sport-Touring Tire

Read here:
https://ridermagazine.com/2020/08/19/dunlop-announces-roadsmart-iv-sport-touring-tire/ or

here: www.dunlopmotorcycletires.com
Forum: General Chat   08-09-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,119
Posted By spectreman
You might want to check out this gent's youtube...

You might want to check out this gent's youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3R5PfWRGnSjdnGDVVrIarg
Forum: General Chat   07-26-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
What bike is perfect? None- they've all got...

What bike is perfect? None- they've all got something that makes you squint at it and ask why the manufacturer did that.

Here's a good case in point- the Tracer 900 GT. **** bike is ugly as any...
Forum: General Chat   07-26-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By spectreman
I saw these advertised elsewhere and thought to...

I saw these advertised elsewhere and thought to myself, if I still have to wear a jacket on top, what's the point?"
Lee
Forum: General Chat   07-26-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
If/when I decide it's time to sell the FJR, I'll...

If/when I decide it's time to sell the FJR, I'll likely lean back towards either a low mileage/ used Kawasaki Z900RS or perhaps a leftover '20 Ninja 1000, maybe even a Versys 1000. My '11 N1K really...
Forum: General Chat   07-25-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
Follow-up: Finished up rehab about 10 days...

Follow-up:
Finished up rehab about 10 days ago. I've regained probably 75-80% of my strength, mobility, balance in the left leg yet it remains about 60% numb still, primarily in the quadriceps and...
Forum: General Chat   07-21-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By spectreman
Welcome onboard. My name is Lee and I'm...

Welcome onboard.

My name is Lee and I'm approaching the big 60 in rapid fashion. I live right around the corner, in Palm City. Owned my '16 FJR for just about a year now but, because of hip...
Forum: FJR: The Farkling II   07-09-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,982
Posted By spectreman
I've had numerous Sargent seats over the years &...

I've had numerous Sargent seats over the years & loved almost all. The only one that didn't suit me was the one designed for my former '11 Ninja 1000.

My FJR was equipped w/a Sargent seat last...
Forum: Bikes & Parts For Sale - USA   07-01-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By spectreman
I don't see any FJR owners group as identified on...

I don't see any FJR owners group as identified on facebook. Plenty of other nice FJR t-shirts available on the web.
Lee
Forum: General Chat   06-14-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
Appreciate everyone's thought/comments. ...

Appreciate everyone's thought/comments.

Last Thursday, 3 weeks + 1 day post the initial surgery, I finally felt like I had crested the mountain and was now looking downward. I was able to get...
Forum: General Chat   06-09-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
3 weeks ago, they removed a fist-sized tumor from...

3 weeks ago, they removed a fist-sized tumor from my l. hip, thankfully non-cancerous. During the procedure it appears the surgeon unknowingly clipped or nicked an artery.

What was supposed to be...
Forum: General Chat   06-09-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,583
Posted By spectreman
1 year of ownership

That year flew by and while I've enjoyed the rides w/my daughter, my sole purpose for buying the bike, I recently had hip surgery that did not go according to plans. I'm 3 weeks post-op but my left...
Forum: General Chat   05-15-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,739
Posted By spectreman
I admire you guys that are handy w/tools. Me? Not...

I admire you guys that are handy w/tools. Me? Not so much. I take little pride in my work cuz w/out skill, my projects always ends up wonky and then I'm annoyed. I'd rather pay someone w/skills.
...
Forum: General Chat   05-15-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By spectreman
I really hate riding in the rain & try to avoid...

I really hate riding in the rain & try to avoid it as much as possible. Bad enough that it limits my riding capabilities but cagers, who aren't paying enough attention to begin with, are even worse...
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