Tag's fz09

taggat

New Member
Just got this fabled bike three days ago and its been raining with dropping temperatures ever since. So I couldn’t take it anymore and decided Im going to ride today damnit! 45 degrees drizzling rain on the new slick tires. Its fun regardless, slipping the rear tire on those tight intersections bracing oneself for torque gods. So far low temp break in shifting seems choppy and why do I hear a buzzing sort of noise while braking on the front? Time will tell I suppose.
 

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Sonreir

Oregon
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Same noise on the front on my dad's that I borrowed for the week.

You had the front wheel up yet? So easy...
 

Maritime

Well-Known Member
Nice, my guess, ABS Sensor if they have ABS. Didn't look at spec sheet on these yet to know.
 

DreadRock

Bang Cut Grind ..Dam Did I Need That Part ?
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Been thinking about one or a FZ1 ! How's the wind blast on the 09 ? Had a 919 and was a great bike just didn't like not haveing a fairing on long rides .
 

taggat

New Member
Front wheel came up after refueling at a large intersection and a quick oh f*ck with a big grin on my face.
The bike resets to STD mode everytime you turn it off and I was getting comfortable with it in B mode.

Wind blast are as expected for the naked bike with no windsheild and it gets wiggly as it just weighs in around 400ish lbs.
Ive got the front cowl to put on it still but Im not expecting much from it. Ill probably just ride my cruiser for any 400+ mile trips as of now.

The real problem is... its so FUN, Im losing interest in my other bikes.
 

fury413rb

New Member
I was looking at one and bought a Triumph S3 instead second hand. great looking bike and the three cylinders unite!
 

taggat

New Member
I wouldnt mind trying out an S3 they look like a lot of fun!

Well after 3.8k miles the dunflop sportmax is roasted.

Ill have to say the rear end is super simple!

Trying out a shinko podium 006 here real soon ill keep you fellas updated on the wear.
 

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taggat

New Member
Recently upgraded my suspension for 200 bucks.

.85 kg fork springs for 1.0 kg from Sonic Springs

2008 Kawasaki zx10r rear shock.

Then took it to US129 again and Im in love like the first day I bought her.
~No more pogo effect. ~
 

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