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FJR or C-14?

Lately I have been leaning towards and FJR. I just don't think I can afford my LT anymore, though I love it.
Anyway, which is your preference. I've ridden both but have not made up my mind. Something about the FJR that is a little more appealing. Maybe it's just the looks.

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Re: FJR or C-14?

If I had to pick one it would probably be the FJR. Not sure I get the logic, though, are you saying maintaining the LT is more expensive than buying a brand new motorcycle? Not sure that math will work itself out for an extended period of time. Even if you're spending $3000 a year on maintenance you wouldn't offset the purchase and maintenance cost of the FJR for 4-5 years.

Now, if you've just got a hunger for a new bike, well that's a different story.

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Re: FJR or C-14?

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If I had to pick one it would probably be the FJR. Not sure I get the logic, though, are you saying maintaining the LT is more expensive than buying a brand new motorcycle? Not sure that math will work itself out for an extended period of time. Even if you're spending $3000 a year on maintenance you wouldn't offset the purchase and maintenance cost of the FJR for 4-5 years.

Now, if you've just got a hunger for a new bike, well that's a different story.
Like the guy said, I did the math and I still don't understand.
Yep, want a lighter, faster bike, too, that's part of it. And I didn't say I'd buy a new FJR...though I would like to. Love to have a brand new warranteed bike.
But you make a good point.

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