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Looks like my riding days are over.
Having some health problems. Doctors think it may be A.L.S.
Have a pristine 2014 FJR1300A I probably need to go ahead and sell.
Trying to rationalize the situation but it is hard to bring myself to the point of saying; "It's Over"!
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Hope your Docs are wrong and you can continue to ride and you do not have ALS. Ride it until you physically can't ride the FJR anymore. Then look into a smaller, lighter bike and continue to ride. Even if you have to get down to a 300 cc or less.. . Just out of curiosity, what is your age and how many miles on the bike. .
 

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Sorry to hear about your condition. Sending prayers and positive vibes for a healthy future, riding or not.
 
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Looks like my riding days are over.
Having some health problems. Doctors think it may be A.L.S.
Have a pristine 2014 FJR1300A I probably need to go ahead and sell.
Trying to rationalize the situation but it is hard to bring myself to the point of saying; "It's Over"! View attachment 87292
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Hopefully the Doctor's advice is wrong. But all the same a low or high cc bike we ride enjoy the thrills
 

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Red, it's a beautiful bike you have there, very well appointed and I'd hate to give that up too.... I hope your symptoms are mild enough to continue for a while yet. That list of bikes you've had is very impressive, maybe there's another one yet.
My very best to you as you go forward.
 

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Red, it's a beautiful bike you have there, very well appointed and I'd hate to give that up too.... I hope your symptoms are mild enough to continue for a while yet. That list of bikes you've had is very impressive, maybe there's another one yet.
My very best to you as you go forward.
It is already to the point I have to use a walker. No option.
 

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That sucks. When the time comes where I can't ride anymore, it'll be Sports car only time. Never in my life will I go 3 wheeler.
If I can't lean anymore, it's convertible time. 😁

Hope your health stabilizes or even improves.
 

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Sorry man 😑. If you must sell the the bike and can’t ride anymore bikes…i recommend getting maybe an S2000 or an Elise and popping a turbo/supercharger in there. That’s what I’d TRY to do if i could no longer ride. Maybe convertible vette? Again, sorry
 

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Chin up Red.
Here's praying & hoping you'll be back on two.
~5-6 yrs ago, my Dr gave me 6 months to live. I was early 60's and quite ill.
I'd been saving for that "rainy day" since my teens.
So. Without hesitation, I bought this..fully loaded, every possible option, except auto trans, and I 'figgered' the kids could fight for it when I'm gone.
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Then, a couple years later, after a couple major surgeries, I wasn't sick any more.
So, I traded the car in, for an fjr 2.5yrs ago.

Honestly, I'm wishing you similar luck......miracles do happen.
 

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Having some health problems. Doctors think it may be A.L.S.
Read that and "ahh sh*" literally came out of my mouth. (quietly)
My Niece and oldest Nephew were diagnosed back in 2019.
Seems like forever ago just because so much has transpired.
Initially didn't believe it. At the time they were only in their mid-twenties!
Months went on and the Docs were proven correct.
Barely able to keep his head up, my Nephew kept going to work.
Knowing he struggled just to breathe, my youngest Nephew refused to drive him. He called an Uber driver! 😄
He literally kept going to work until he collapsed. People were calling off because they had the sniffles yet he'd show up everyday, simply unwilling to let the disease rule his life. The intubation and eventual near total paralysis (including eyes) has robbed his ability to effectively communicate but he still persists even today. The worst disease meets the most stubborn man. The disease can progress in spurts, slowly or rapidly. Document your wishes as precisely and circumstantially as is possible. Family won't have it in them to ask the toughest of questions and at the right times. (we don't)

Truly sorry to read that and are hoping (once again) that the Docs don't know what the flip they're talking about. If there is any information we (family and I) can provide to help with the arising symptoms and situations, please message me with any threads you post.
 

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Truly sorry to hear this. She’s a beauty and I wish you all the best as you navigate this part of your life. Stubbornness goes a long ways in slowing it down…as much as can be anyway. All the best to you and your family!
 
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THANK YOU everyone for your heartfelt wishes and words of encouragement.......
Next Doctor. Zahid Cheema, M.D. a specialist in neuromuscular disorders. I'm at my witts end!!
7 Doctors,4 MRIs, 2 CT Scans, 2 EMGs and no definitive diagnosis.
 
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