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Offline raesewell

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You want high mileage?
« on: November 13, 2020, 04:55:08 pm »
This is from one of the American FJR forums. 100,000 miles (that'a not a knife) this is high mileage.


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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2020, 05:21:14 pm »
I presume,  like Triggers broom, its had 4 new engines and 3 new frames!   ;)

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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2020, 05:21:43 pm »
I like the detail of waiting for the time to be 2:22, and popping it in 2nd gear.

But were those 222,222 miles as fun as, say, 111,111 K miles?
(in the knowledge that Americans like a straight road)

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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2020, 06:56:23 pm »
FJRs regularly complete 200 thousand + miles with no major works, just normal servicing. Mine is only just getting warmed up at 54,000. One of the guys on the UK FJR forum was most upset when he had to invest in a new starter motor at 254,000 miles.

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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2020, 07:13:41 pm »
...
But were those 222,222 miles as fun as, say, 111,111 K miles?
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LOL. Regardless of the merit of the FJR, this deserves an applause  ;D
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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2020, 09:29:20 pm »
I like the detail of waiting for the time to be 2:22, and popping it in 2nd gear.

But were those 222,222 miles as fun as, say, 111,111 K miles?
(in the knowledge that Americans like a straight road)

And in the present archaic 77F is 25C. So close!

That's mad, I hope there were some fun trips in many of those miles :). If it's a commuter then they are sad miles.
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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2020, 09:49:47 pm »
Depends if you love your work and can't wait to get there  ;)

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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2020, 11:22:42 pm »
You've seen my desk right, I love it there :p.
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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2020, 12:34:04 pm »
I have just clicked over 100,000 miles on my K1300 GT. And to think I worried about getting the use out of it when I bought her new in 2011!!

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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2020, 12:46:09 pm »
I have just clicked over 100,000 miles on my K1300 GT. And to think I worried about getting the use out of it when I bought her new in 2011!!
Only another 120,000 to go then  ;D

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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2020, 12:47:04 pm »
Any other members of the 100K-club?

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Re: You want high mileage?
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2020, 01:14:33 pm »
I only got my FJ1200 to 87k and then sold it on.... but I'm sure it has got over 100k by now as that was 10 years ago now and it lives in Hungary where it has a ground up rebuild....
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