[OntVFR] Shopping for a VFR again. Need input on VFR's re: ABS, LBS. And 999

mike mckinnon 2bikemike at gmail.com
Wed May 4 14:56:55 EDT 2016


If the postal code is accurate for the London it's right beside the White
Oaks Mall. I could go take a look at it for you if you make contact with
the owner and identify to him or her what your intent is and that you're
sending a proxy to look over the bike

cheers
2bikemike
On May 4, 2016 1:50 PM, "J Tam" <jordantamlists at gmail.com> wrote:

> Anyone know the owners  of these two ads?
> Anyone live near Kingston, Wolfe Island ON?  or London, ON?
>
> Top two choices so far, but for differing use cases.  I'd get the '99
> fixer upper with more miles, for a shareable bike, but would get the  '02
> Low mileage bike for a Me-Only bike.
>
>
> http://www.kijiji.ca/v-sport-touring/kingston-on/1999-honda-vfr-800/1161666153
>
> http://www.kijiji.ca/v-sport-touring/london/2002-vfr-800-vtec-very-low-kms/1161930730
>
> Asking  for a Kingston local lister to perform a PDI kinda check, and go
> put a deposit on the Wolfe Island bike.  Easy stuff, run the engine until
> the fan kicks in, and then wait for the fan to cycle on/off twice. Jiggle
> the bars to check for front end clicking.  Anyone?  Bueller?  ;)
> Repayment in cured capicollo / cured side bacon / garlic , extra virgin
> aioli or beer$  .
>
>
>
> On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 1:00 PM, mike mckinnon <2bikemike at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 37, holy crap.  I'm a 30.  You could fit or sit any V-Strom style bike
>> easily
>>
>> cheers
>> 2bikemike
>> On May 4, 2016 11:35 AM, "Kevin LePape" <klepape at shaw.ca> wrote:
>>
>>> Barry Belman I believe. Also his age was 78. I think the Routemiester and
>>> Morris are getting close to that mark these days. Me, I'm days away from
>>> my
>>> last 50-anything.
>>>
>>> It's always been my knees that are the problem, I'm down to 2-3 hours on
>>> the
>>> VFR before the pain is no longer bearable. I've got the Powerparts gel
>>> seat
>>> which adds 3/4" and the KD footpegs which drop 1-1/4" so on the already
>>> roomy SuperdukeR I have 2" more leg room. I can ride it (and have - like
>>> a
>>> total hooligan) for 7 hours and still dance. The seat height is such
>>> that I
>>> can still put both feet flat on the ground with a little knee bend but
>>> then
>>> I have a 37" inseam.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: OntVFR [mailto:ontvfr-bounces at vfr.on.ca] On Behalf Of Robyn B
>>> Landers
>>> Sent: May 4, 2016 8:03 AM
>>> To: The Ontario VFR Club mailing list.
>>> Subject: Re: [OntVFR] Shopping for a VFR again. Need input on VFR's re:
>>> ABS,
>>> LBS. And 999
>>>
>>> > Getting old is a bit of bitch.  Not much you can do about it though.
>>>
>>> Those of you who've been on the list forever may remember a fellow who
>>> looked like he was in his 70s.  If I remember right his name was Barry.
>>> He arrived for a group get-together on his GSXR1100, complete with
>>> custom-made wooden risers for the clip-ons. His wife was there too -- did
>>> she ride pillion or drive?  I forget.
>>>
>>> I have a fair ways to go before I get to that age.  I can still handle
>>> the
>>> forward lean of the VFR okay (though I do have Heli bars), but like a
>>> couple
>>> of you have mentioned the leg room is a problem as the hours accumulate
>>> and
>>> the loss of a half-inch seat height on the Corbin makes that worse.
>>>
>>>
>>> Robyn
>>> '93 VFR "Snow White"
>>>
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