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Oil Levels

#41 Unread post by M109R » Wed Jul 05, 2006 9:53 pm

Thanks again for the compliments

Spoke to the stealer service about the low oil. They appologized and offered to refund the oil change. Thought that was cool.

Getting the oil level right on the M109R seems to be an issue. When picking up the bike new I told the stealer to be extra careful not to overfill as I heard many stories of new owners with overfill oil coming out of the air filter all over their leg. Seems that you really need to check the oil after service as well.

Funky rule for checking oil: riding or idle for 15 minutes, let sit for 5 minutes, check without screwing in threads..PAIN IN THE BUTT.

CHECK YOUR FLUIDS REGULARLY
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#42 Unread post by DivideOverflow » Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:07 am

I've seen no less than 10 of these in the area over the past week. Looks like the latest cruiser craze around Orlando.
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2007 M109R

#43 Unread post by M109R » Thu Jul 06, 2006 11:05 pm

The 2007 M109R's are now available.

Checked in Cycle Trader - Maumee OH has them in Black, Red, White.

Advertised 8% off MSRP

2006 is now advertised $10,899.

Get yours now and ENJOY this incredible ride!!
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#44 Unread post by scan » Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:54 am

I just went to the dealership recently and they had three M109. I asked "hey, what's with these things? Are they not selling well?". The sales guy said, they are selling so well they have to make sure they keep a few in stock. I guess they are selling them in record numbers. On the other hand the Star motorcycles aren't doing very well.
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#45 Unread post by M109R » Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:29 pm

Really opened up the M109 on today's ride. Found that the sweet spot for the engine is at 5000 rpm. Bike comes alive when accelerating and hitting that mark. REALLY FUN!!!!

Also love that I don't have to shift thru or outside of the twistys just keep it in 3rd and have a BLAST!!

!!! FUN FUN FUN !!!
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#46 Unread post by jmillheiser » Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:46 pm

I have seen a few M109s around town. Has to be the best sounding cruiser I have ever heard with the stock pipes (most cruisers sound wimpy with stock pipes).

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#47 Unread post by grampi » Fri Jul 21, 2006 3:50 pm

MotoF150 wrote:for $3000 less you could buy the Honda VTX1800, or the Yamaha 1700 Roadstar thats just as fast if not faster. PLEASE!!!! don't say the words " Resale Value" !!!! resale value only applies if its a collectors item or an antique.
I've heard a stock 109 is good for high 11 second 1/4 miles. The VTX will do low 12's, and the Roadstar is considerably slower than a VTX, so how do you figure either of these bikes are just as fast or faster than a 109?
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Don't encourage him

#48 Unread post by M109R » Fri Jul 21, 2006 10:17 pm

Don't encourage him. He likes to create controversy so that people will waste pages of posts to debate the issue he bring up. If you don't believe me run a search on his name.

Until I meet up with either bike at Bandimere Drag Raceway I won't be able to answer your question other than I do know the M109R is lighter than the VTX1800 and has whopping torque that breaks the rear tire free from the pavement in rolling starts in 3rd gear. Haven't heard that from other cruiser owners. The bike is a blast to ride with a huge range in 3rd gear so you don't have to shift thru the curves and have plenty of rpms to accelerate out of. FUN FUN FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Don't encourage him

#49 Unread post by grampi » Sat Jul 22, 2006 10:39 am

VTX1300C wrote:Don't encourage him. He likes to create controversy so that people will waste pages of posts to debate the issue he bring up. If you don't believe me run a search on his name.

Until I meet up with either bike at Bandimere Drag Raceway I won't be able to answer your question other than I do know the M109R is lighter than the VTX1800 and has whopping torque that breaks the rear tire free from the pavement in rolling starts in 3rd gear. Haven't heard that from other cruiser owners. The bike is a blast to ride with a huge range in 3rd gear so you don't have to shift thru the curves and have plenty of rpms to accelerate out of. FUN FUN FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I can't imagine a 109 not being able to easily take either one of these bikes. Besides the 109, the VTX1800 C/F model is the closest to the 109 in terms of performance. The Roadstar is a slug compared to the 109 or the VTX. The Yamaha that's closest is the Road Warrior, but it's more on par with the Vulcan 2000 than the VTX. I've test ridden all the mentioned bikes except the 109. I'm working on that. I'm sure once I ride one, I'll want one. My last bike was a V-Max and I loved the power, it was just too uncomfortable. I still like the power, but I gotta have the comfort too.
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M109R Comfort

#50 Unread post by M109R » Sat Jul 22, 2006 3:32 pm

If you are looking for power & comfort, the M109R is your bike!

Just rode 300 miles today through 5 canyons at elevations up to 10,000 ft. My butt never hurt and even went one leg 3 1/2 hours without stopping. AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME bike!!!! Loves the curves and flys thru the straights.

You will not regret getting one.

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#51 Unread post by skoebl » Sun Jul 23, 2006 8:11 pm

Haha I love how giddy you sound in your posts. I can tell you truly love the bike and riding it.

I had a sit on a 109r and found it quite comfortable. Maybe when I've ridden the wheels off of my SV...or have enough money to have two bikes and need something to take the better half around on I'll get one.

Keep having fun!! :mrgreen:
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Handle Bar adjustment

#52 Unread post by M109R » Tue Jul 25, 2006 9:58 pm

Had the bike serviced today and asked them to 'roll up' the handle bars about an inch.

MADE A HUGE DIFFERENCE in taking curves and controlling the bike. The only problem is that the pin-hole set points for the throttle mounting and signal/horn mounting aren't lined up with the horizon. Still very usable though.

Wondering if it is just my personal frame/arm length or would this be affecting most other riders of this bike. I seroiusly could not believe the improvement in riding the bike from this minor change.

Also curious if it would be ok to drill new pin-hole set points in the handle bars for the control mounting adjustment to bring them back down.
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#53 Unread post by ZooTech » Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:02 pm

Bikes aren't one-size-fits-all. That's what aftermarket bars and risers are for.

Drilling a couple small holes won't hurt anything. A lot of customizers drill 1/4" or bigger holes in their bars to route the wiring through.

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Customization

#54 Unread post by M109R » Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:35 pm

Learning quickly that customization isn't just for good looks, can seriously improve the comfort of the ride.
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#55 Unread post by grampi » Sat Jul 29, 2006 1:47 pm

Took my first 109 test ride today. I have a new favorite bike! I wish someone could put in a pill the experience you get by twisting that throttle! Oh, what a feeling, and oh, what a sound!!!!! I thought the VTX had balls (which it actually does), the 109 has even bigger ones! This bike feels like it'll easily run mid 11 second quarter miles. Move over power cruisers, there's a new head bully in town! Incredible bike!
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#56 Unread post by M109R » Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:11 am

The more I ride the bike the more I LOVE IT!!!

From putt putt cruising at low speeds through the city at night to hitting the curves and rolling on the throttle in the straights..THIS BIKE IS AWESOME!!!

Really enjoyed tonight putting the bike in 4th gear and not having to shift thru the curves and had plenty of power to enjoy the straights....

Seriously recommend test driving one of these before you make your new bike purchase.

PURE FUN!!!! :laughing: :laughing: :laughing:
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#57 Unread post by younggun » Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:00 am

First of all CONGRATS!!! That is an awesome bike you have there, i love the colour and the bike itself. Have many great rides on it!!!
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Suped up V-Rod

#58 Unread post by M109R » Mon Jul 31, 2006 11:26 am

Thanks...

The more I've been looking at it, I think I've figured out the motivation behind it's design.

Just like most Japanese cars being modeled after popular European models (i.e. Honda civic -BMW 325, Lexus - Merc, etc...) I think they took a long hard look at the HD V-Rod and outdid themselves on upgrades in performance, handling, sound, etc....

Even the headlight seems inspired. I don't know, just my opinion, but I think it was intended to be a V-Rod on Steriods for $8,000 less. If I had bought a HD it would have been a V-Rod, so they got me and I am very HAPPY they did!
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Re: Suped up V-Rod

#59 Unread post by Lt James » Tue Aug 01, 2006 8:36 am

VTX1300C wrote:...I don't know, just my opinion, but I think it was intended to be a V-Rod on Steriods for $8,000 less...
Just curious as to if you've ever ridden a Vrod, and what you base this opinion on?

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#60 Unread post by ZooTech » Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:41 am

I don't think it looks anything like a V-Rod, which is a good thing. No other bike maker could have put that thing out and not been ridiculed.

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