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Offline SaturnV

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Re: CBF Newbie! What are some things to watch for? btw- Hello all!
« Reply #10 on: 17 February, 2019, 04:25:50 PM »
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Re: CBF Newbie! What are some things to watch for? btw- Hello all!
« Reply #11 on: 02 March, 2019, 09:07:42 PM »
Welcome, I have a 2010 MK2 with about 130.000 km on it. The kind of vibrations you describe are in my opinion and experience absolutely not normal. If they would be everyone would be complaining because that amount of RPM is where many are most of the time. Mirrors should be without vibrations all the time. I hope your exhaust change back to normal works.

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Re: CBF Newbie! What are some things to watch for? btw- Hello all!
« Reply #12 on: 12 May, 2019, 09:50:32 PM »
Newbie myself, also from Ontario.... been lusting after one of these bikes for years, and I am seeing one or two I might just go for here.  One of these is in my future!!
As far as vibration goes, it can be many things..... wheel balance (you just think it is at a certain rpm, pull the clutch in), throttle body sync, and a bit of the old all in-line fours have a vibration at 4000-ish rpm...... however, this engine is one of the absolute smoothest out there..... hope you can nail it down.

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Re: CBF Newbie! What are some things to watch for? btw- Hello all!
« Reply #13 on: 15 June, 2019, 04:17:52 AM »
Just an update.... long story, but through some strange logic and circumstances, I ended up with two Biffers, a  black '08 and a red '09..... just went for a riding event on the twisty roads of southeast Ohio and it handled great, and I certainly noticed the difference in weight from the FJR.  However, I'm spoiled by the FJR, and need to work on the windshield, seat and handlebars a bit to make it a true sport tourer.... and one of the Biffers will be sold.
I feel the vibes you gents are talking about, but it's not all that annoying to me.  It's easy to shift gears to move into a different rpm zone, and the bike is quite happy at 5000.  Still the smoothest power delivery of any bike I've ridden.  All is going on hold for a couple of weeks while I take the FJR to Quebec, Gaspe and the Adirondacks.... maybe we should have an Ontario ride to eat meeting or something in July?
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