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Postby Datsevlu » Tue May 06, 2008 2:12 pm

I know this is an old subject but before I could not comment on the 2 up because my wife was refusing to ride. I finally got her to climb 2 up on the Connie, she loved it. I still enjoy it 2 up it does need a little adjusting to the rear when you have 2 up on it but the suspension is great in the twisties even 2 up. One thing I will say about the Connie it does not have the lash that most shaft drive bikes do it almost feels like your riding a chain driven bike, so if your coming form sport bikes over to a sport touring it is definatly the way to go it feels much more familar then an FJR would (sorry todd).
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Postby Dizzy_Dave » Tue May 06, 2008 4:17 pm

"It tends to drag the pegs a lot "

IT's owner tends to drag the pegs a lot

Tod drags peg with a COKE in the cup holder and the whole groups stuff in the saddle bags :eek
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Postby SnapRoll » Fri May 29, 2009 10:20 pm

todh116 wrote:Chris was a concours and really makes it run . I like the looks of my FJR better . My is a 05 with ABS . The only real dislikes I have is the height but thats my deal not the bikes , I'm 5'6" (and a half) and is blows a LOT of heat but I think that has been fixed since 05' , I got a leather half bra for the tank which really helps . It tends to drag the pegs a lot . I like mine a lot .


Where did you get the leather tank bra? I've been looking for one for my FJR.

Where are the cabins located?

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Postby tod » Mon Jun 01, 2009 1:04 pm

There is a old link on the FRj forum for a guy in Co. that makes em . Cost me about 75.00 . The cabins are at the KOA in Myrtle Beach .
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Postby SnapRoll » Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:56 pm

Thanks, appreciate it.

Were you by chance at Calico Rock, doing the Sylamore Scenic Byway last weekend? I saw an '05 parked when I went through town.
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Postby tod » Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:41 pm

Not me . If I got to ride any less I'd sell it . :doh
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Postby Kirrilian » Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:30 pm

I rode Push Mountain with a guy on a Concours and it did really well. I like the bike except for that really big muffler. Looks like a nuclear device or something LOL.
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Postby patdcop » Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:09 pm

To answer the op. The passenger pegs need to be lowered for longer rides and the rear seat is sloped to the front and the passenger slides forward. Passenger peg lowers are avaible and pulling the cover off the seat and shaving the foam is easy.

Hi guys I am new here and have the c-14
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Postby Dan » Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:00 pm

The C-14 is a great bike. Problem is the exhaust, hard to find a aftermarket for it I would imagine. You wouldn't want it to sound like my ZX-14 when I had the Two Bro's on it.
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Postby patdcop » Fri Aug 14, 2009 8:32 pm

There are several after market pipes now. Including full stainless header, midpipe and can from Area P. reported to add 15 hp when cuppled with the removal of scondary flies and a power commander.

I put the zx 1400 header and duels on mine. I couldn't stand the bazooka, I thought it looked like an old hover canister vacuum. Baggers should have duels (imho)
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Postby Dan » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:05 pm

Twin Water Heaters :biglol Still taking up room in the garage.
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Postby patdcop » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:38 pm

Dan wrote:Twin Water Heaters :biglol Still taking up room in the garage.


Dan, you still trying to give those away? If so I will take them. I gave away one set on the gtr-zg forum. Kind of pay it forward type thing. If you want I can do the same thing with yours. oops I didn't think you were that far south. little far for a day trip.
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Postby Dan » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:53 pm

Yeah, I got a bunch of stock cans in the garage, have them posted on give away stuff.
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