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Offline John

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New bike
« on: February 07, 2019, 02:09:07 am »
What does everybody think about the Yamaha fj09 tracer gt

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Re: New bike
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2019, 02:13:23 am »
Call me old, but personally I'm not sure I could go back to chain drive for a sport touring bike.

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Re: New bike
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2019, 02:28:21 am »
I like it! I would really like to ride one and see if the outward appeal matches the substance.

It ticks a lot of boxes. Luggage, cruise control, nice ergos, charasmatic engine.

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Re: New bike
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2019, 02:30:51 am »
I thought about the chain but it is about 200lbs lighter and I will be 76 in June. But I can get a 2018 c14 for same price.

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Re: New bike
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2019, 11:11:11 am »
I like it! I would really like to ride one and see if the outward appeal matches the substance.

It ticks a lot of boxes. Luggage, cruise control, nice ergos, charasmatic engine.
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I'm spoiled by the C10 fairing.  I'd be interested in knowing how the wind protection is.   I see the tracer as a good hot weather option for those with MBS.  I'd look at installing a madstad windshield if available.


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