Author Topic: Concours C14 v. FJR 1300?  (Read 1639 times)

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Offline Brooke_Benfield_OR

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Re: Concours C14 v. FJR 1300?
« Reply #25 on: October 31, 2018, 04:08:57 pm »

....My biggest complaint to Yamaha was my shins hitting the fairing. I'm as tall as you are, and with the fairing RIGHT THERE next to my shin, any time I moved or adjusted, they hit. I didn't think a long highway ride would be comfortable with that happening. Highway pegs might address this, but in-town riding was obnoxious for this reason.

One thing I give FJRs props for: their windscreen automatically returns to the low position when shutting down the engine.....

I'm north of 6'3" and don't notice any knee clearance issues but everybody is built a little different. Also, the Gen3 FJR windscreen stays put when the ignition is shut off. The previous generations did automatically lower.
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Re: Concours C14 v. FJR 1300?
« Reply #26 on: November 02, 2018, 05:03:39 am »
Mine’s an ‘09. I wish it had that feature. Must be the later models that do it. I just don’t like leaving it up when I park and walk away, seems like it would be more stable in the down position if someone were to play with it. I know, probably never happen, but still...
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Re: Concours C14 v. FJR 1300?
« Reply #27 on: November 02, 2018, 05:23:11 pm »
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I wish it had that feature.

Go to the FJRforum.com  and search for the auto-retract to be disabled.  I know it can be done.

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Re: Concours C14 v. FJR 1300?
« Reply #28 on: November 02, 2018, 11:39:53 pm »
Something is wrong.
  My windshield "does" go to the lowest position after the engine is shut off...
    Not sure if all the different C-14 year models do this??

Ride safe, Ted

Mine does too, which I understand is normal MO (i.e., mode of operation).
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