Barricade - Yamaha FZ-16 (2009) - Midnight Black


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Looking as good as when you bought it.:biggrin:
[evil]

BTW, What is the condition of your tyres, as its a soft compound one?
It's going good. ENough thread to last another 10k km. No punctures till date.


ilango[speed thirst];50064 said:
WOW , labour rates are so low.

here in tvs , the service labour is 225. which do not include any work in valve/head seating etc. that is extra
It was last free service [:)]
 
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ilango[speed thirst];50067 said:
Oh oh i didnt notice that!! so that 225 is kinda free!
It was last free service for my bike [;)]. Labor for everything else was free which came under routine service. Chain life was almost over and they did reconditioning for the chain [removed the chain and sprockets and cleaned thoroughly and lubed], so the 100 rs labor. Else I'd to pay only for the oil and spring. Even the wash was free.
 

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BTW, What is the condition of your tyres, as its a soft compound one?
AFAIK, the FZ tyres are not soft compound.

Only the R15 has soft compound tyres.
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BTW, What is the condition of your tyres, as its a soft compound one?
AFAIK, the FZ tyres are not soft compound.

Only the R15 has soft compound tyres.
 
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hey awesome review man!! your FZ looks so cool and shes beautifully maintained. rightly said..looks like showroom new. but only thing i dont like is red fender which is looking aftermarket. no offence. great bike enjoy!! [thumbsup]
 
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If its a small puncture you can always fill air and drive for few kms easily. Biggest advantage of having tubeless tyres!
 
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Got new set of chain yesterday after booking on 23rd last month, but the original set still not showing any signs of death other than occasional clicking with dry. Still running on original.
 
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Barricade turns 1 [November 26, 2010]

Thanksgiving Day [Nov 26] freak out turned B'day special run. Had to run in very heavy rain in crater-laden road. Still

doing smooth and strong.

Summary:

18649 km in 365 days

Current mileage - 39-45 kmpl [only city ride, swapped job, so no more late night/early morning highway runs]

Maintenance/consumables:
Oil filter x2
Oil x7 - Yamalube - Yamalube - Motul - Motul - Elf - Motul - Yamalube - Motul [All mineral]
Spark Plug x1 - NGK G-Power
Clutch return spring x1
Rear brake liner + spring x1
Punctures x3 [all rear]


Current issues:
Pending service.
Knocking noise from front fork, need tightening.
Choked air filter [not exactly, maybe psychological, but I want replacement, but out of stock]
Clogged carb or too lean mixture [need tuning]
Still running on original chain/sprocket set [:)], which were diagnosed dead at 15k km by the service people [frustration] and I bought the spare chain set.
Rear tyre loosing traction in wet/gravel, almost end of its life, still lot of thread left, and susceptible to puncture.

Mods:
Bosch symphony + relay + fuse + wiring
Apache bar-end weights on CBZ rods
FZ-S Red Airscoops
Custom-painted matt black side panels, headlight side panels & exhaust cover
Custom rim stripes.

B'day special mods:
Custom F1 style LED tail lamp
Custom LED park light
Custom painted fork and grab rail [Archilles Black]

All mods are DIY [evil]

YouTube - Custom F1 style LED tail lamp of my Yamaha FZ-16 aka Barricade - Day

YouTube - Custom F1 style LED tail lamp of my Yamaha FZ-16 aka Barricade - Night

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Congrats Dilip. How is the led setup of your tail light behaving?
How much does our bike return in normal traffic conditions?
 

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