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« Reply #20 on: July 18, 2010, 03:50:05 PM »

I would say moving up to a newer model, I know several who have done so.  It all comes down to FJR bang for the buck.....every time I get a twinge to get something else......in the end all of the FJR capabilities overshadow most bikes. Long range tank-reliable-26K valve check-shaft-luggage, and of course lots of USEABLE HP that will still blow most bikes away.  The FJR gets the job done, without wondering if your Kipass is going to leave you stranded 500 miles from home.  I plan on running mine a long time......had cruise installed a couple years ago, the one thing all sport tour machines should come standard with......so mine is set.  I've already been through the Wings, and V twins, and even my beloved Valkyrie with no range was a much less efficient traveler than the FJR.........if I do sell mine it will be to get a 2007 with that swell burgundy color......
 
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« Reply #21 on: July 18, 2010, 03:55:16 PM »

Yes I answered a question that hadn't been asked Headscratch.[It's all about me] I'm gonna surmise that a newer one has taken it's place.
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« Reply #22 on: July 18, 2010, 04:05:37 PM »

Actually I've got a good answer for County. The reason so many are for sale all the time is that Yamaha sold the ever lovin crap out of them, it's a numbers thing. That would also explain the rarity of Blackbirds for sale.
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« Reply #23 on: July 18, 2010, 04:10:01 PM »

FJR's are Yamahahas? Good grief. I never knew.
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« Reply #24 on: July 18, 2010, 05:06:30 PM »


FJR's are Yamahahas? Good grief. I never knew.


Good point.  I thought that FJRs were a state of mind.
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« Reply #25 on: July 18, 2010, 05:08:38 PM »




Good point.  I thought that FJRs were a state of mind.


Over here, they are called FJs.

They are also called "boring as fuck".
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« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2010, 05:10:53 PM »




Over here, they are called FJs.

They are also called "boring as fuck".


I thought that was the translation for UJM?
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« Reply #27 on: July 18, 2010, 05:12:08 PM »




Over here, they are called FJs.

They are also called "boring as fuck".


Hey, let's not go hating on FJR's...cause they are ridden by sensitive folks...
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« Reply #28 on: July 18, 2010, 05:19:09 PM »




Hey, let's not go hating on FJR's...cause they are ridden by sensitive folks...


Surely, anybody riding an FJ expects the piss to be taken.
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« Reply #29 on: July 18, 2010, 06:57:54 PM »

I hear your all just a bunch of fucking cunts. Is this so? Wouldn't a fucking cunt be the only good kind? If it weren't a fucking cunt, what else would it do?  If it were under water all the time, things like hermit crabs would probably live in it. I heard this in another thread. Then papa started talking about spanking his monkey while wearing a suit. This place is great. Fucking monkey cunts in suits!!!! Woot!!!!!!!




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« Reply #30 on: July 18, 2010, 07:23:11 PM »




Over here, they are called FJs.

They are also called "boring as fuck".


So you've never ridden one?
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« Reply #31 on: July 18, 2010, 07:30:04 PM »


Hey, let's not go hating on FJR's...cause they are ridden by sensitive folks...


Surely, anybody riding an FJ expects the piss to be taken.


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« Reply #32 on: July 18, 2010, 08:51:52 PM »

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« Reply #33 on: July 18, 2010, 09:19:44 PM »





Welp,
  I love this place.  The FJR-dinstas are going to get up-in-arms now!  Isn't an FJR like a really big convection oven?


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« Reply #34 on: July 18, 2010, 10:03:40 PM »

Start a poll if ya really want to know.  Bigok

I had an '05 FJR for a little while.  Nice bike. A bit heavy. I sold it because I already had a C10 in the garage and there really wasn't anthing the FJR could do the C10 couldn't. (Yes the FJR is a bit smoother and obviously has more power, but for the bikes purpose the C10 was actually the better tool for the job (cold weather riding, nasty muddy gravel roads, occasional creek crossings, etc.)

With the money I got from selling the FJR I added a DRZ-400 and a first Gen Fz1 to the stable.  Bigok

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« Reply #35 on: July 18, 2010, 10:54:13 PM »




With the money I got from selling the FJR I added a DRZ-400 and a first Gen Fz1 to the stable.  Bigok




Are you saying that people are selling FJR's to buy real motorcycles?
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« Reply #36 on: July 19, 2010, 12:01:47 AM »

I prefer my ST11 to the FJR so I'm not really that much of a fan, but I will say I'd sure buy one over a Blackbird torture rack or Rebel. Or an FZ1, or DRZ400, or C10, or any combination of these bikes.
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« Reply #37 on: July 19, 2010, 03:59:11 AM »

I've got an '09 FJR and I've been looking at VFR800's recently, even wondering what a new CBR1000rr with Heli bars would be like for 200-300 miles.  I've got the new bike-itis bad, but I'm having trouble finding something to replace the FJR with.  Maybe I'll get an R1 and keep the FJR?  See if there is a new FZ1 for 2011?  I don't know.  The grass is always greener on the other side.  I think I want something smaller/lighter, but maybe I buy that and wish I had the comfort of the FJR again.  Being able to shift from full tuck, to sit up and beg, to full upright, with adjustable windscreen, bags, and 150WHP on tap with no chain maintenance is pretty cool.  I just wish it was 100 pounds lighter.
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« Reply #38 on: July 19, 2010, 05:52:55 PM »


I sure see a lot of them for sale...on here and elsewhere...I wonder why people are selling them?


The motorcycle is just too damn good and they want something to bitch about
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« Reply #39 on: July 21, 2010, 06:51:16 PM »

mostly its because the market demographic that can afford to buy one in the first place can also afford to switch motorcycles whenever they feel like it...... because they can.

They are not locked into one fine motorcycle like the FJR like many owners of lower cost bikes are.

And shoot, not everyone wants to own a generic, souless bike like a Honda.

I still grin every time I fire up my '05 FJR.. Bigok
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