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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,954
Posted By SuperCruise
0-60 is about the same between Explorer and S10,...

0-60 is about the same between Explorer and S10, around 3.5 secs. I had the chance to try this out myself with two of us taking both out for a test ride at the same time and swapping bikes. Max...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 25,630
Posted By SuperCruise
Just did my 40000 km valve clearance inspection...

Just did my 40000 km valve clearance inspection (all was good BTW) and had a chance to see how the cruise control throttle cable is fairing after 35000 kms worth of throttle twisting abuse. As you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-22-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,756
Posted By SuperCruise
Well worded. :clap

Well worded. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,383
Posted By SuperCruise
I rode 13 000 miles around Australia on my Super...

I rode 13 000 miles around Australia on my Super Tenere and averaged 43.5 MPG. I get 45 - 50 MPG just generally blatting around and commuting, using full throttle whenever I get the chance. I'm...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-08-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,032
Posted By SuperCruise
Now that you mention it, I too missed the engine...

Now that you mention it, I too missed the engine on the DL when I first updated to the S10, especially in the twisties. The S10 seemed just too easy to power through it all with its fat torque across...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-07-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 98,105
Posted By SuperCruise
Yamaha also later beefed up the luggage rack on...

Yamaha also later beefed up the luggage rack on the Aussie and South African models via service bulletin. Apparently law suits from the outback and savannah can hurt Yamaha financially too.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-07-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,990
Posted By SuperCruise
I still look back on the trip and think its the...

I still look back on the trip and think its the best thing I've ever done with my family (well, with the blokes side of it anyway :lol3). The year before, my dad had a heart attack and needed quad...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-07-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,990
Posted By SuperCruise
Cameron is 6' 7" tall. He comes off licence...

Cameron is 6' 7" tall. He comes off licence restrictions soon and is looking to upgrade to something taller in the saddle, with a little more poke, ABS and great bang for buck. The Versys 1000 is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,032
Posted By SuperCruise
Vibes: I didn't like them on the S10 when I first...

Vibes: I didn't like them on the S10 when I first got it, but the Wee I had before it was worse in this area. I put on some grip puppies and it reduced the vibe significantly. After 10,000 kms, they...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-31-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,806,670
Posted By SuperCruise
Why bother when the free fix wakes the bike up...

Why bother when the free fix wakes the bike up well enough. Throw a switch on it and you now get three modes - T, S and Super S! :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,102
Posted By SuperCruise
Modern ABS is great. I have been nothing but...

Modern ABS is great. I have been nothing but impressed with how good the S10 stops with it, including off road.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-18-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,032
Posted By SuperCruise
Buy a second hand S10 if you want to reduce the...

Buy a second hand S10 if you want to reduce the price differential. There's plenty of low km, farkled up and ready to be loved S10s out there on the second hand market.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-17-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 36,709
Posted By SuperCruise
Yes

Yes
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-12-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,691
Posted By SuperCruise
With 38,000 kms on my Super Tenere's clock, I've...

With 38,000 kms on my Super Tenere's clock, I've done all my own maintenance except tyre changes. Spark plugs are a bit of a pain to get to but otherwise it's pretty easy to lift the fuel tank and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-11-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 25,630
Posted By SuperCruise
Reporting back that I have now installed a...

Reporting back that I have now installed a cut-off style switch (just to the right of the cruise control control panel) which now allows me to choose between tame T mode with cruise control working...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 223,612
Posted By SuperCruise
My Oxford grips are wired into the brake circuit....

My Oxford grips are wired into the brake circuit. Apart from a failed heater controller early on, I've had no electrical power or battery issues to speak of in two years of ownership.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By SuperCruise
Versys

Versys
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,652
Posted By SuperCruise
I found that turning the airhawk around the other...

I found that turning the airhawk around the other way, per the following picture, fixes such issues with "the boys".
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-02-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,806,670
Posted By SuperCruise
So you lose T mode with the ECU remap then?

So you lose T mode with the ECU remap then?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-02-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 25,936
Posted By SuperCruise
Profound words!

Profound words!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,954
Posted By SuperCruise
Maybe 5K, I dunno 'cause I don't notice it...

Maybe 5K, I dunno 'cause I don't notice it anymore and I'm at 25K. Anything above 3K revs is fine and even as low as 2K on the flat in top gear doesn't feel laboured at all.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,548
Posted By SuperCruise
I, perhaps foolishly :D, test rode a Multistrada...

I, perhaps foolishly :D, test rode a Multistrada yesterday while out bike shopping with my son for a bike for him for when he comes off his probationary licence. After two years on an S10, it felt...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,954
Posted By SuperCruise
Vibes - smooths out after breaking in, grip...

Vibes - smooths out after breaking in, grip puppies help in the interim.
Gear whine - smooths out after breaking in, don't even notice it myself.
Torque - clutch switch shorting wakes it up.

In...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,806,670
Posted By SuperCruise
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,806,670
Posted By SuperCruise
I've done around 70kms on reserve around town and...

I've done around 70kms on reserve around town and still had 2 litres left in the tank when I refilled, but I do get better economy around town than on the highway, especially when running on fumes...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-21-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,548
Posted By SuperCruise
I doubt it. And it's not like it can't be removed...

I doubt it. And it's not like it can't be removed in about 15 seconds with no trace of it ever being there anyway.
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,766
Posted By SuperCruise
I like this solution, which I will use if my...

I like this solution, which I will use if my Jaycar PWM kit ever gives up the ghost. Thanks,
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-21-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,548
Posted By SuperCruise
Indeed he likely would as I certainly did. ...

Indeed he likely would as I certainly did.

BTW, today is happy second birthday for my S10. Two years loyal, reliable and fun experience. If I had to replace it for whatever reason; yep, you...
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By SuperCruise
Heated grab handles for pillion

Thought I'd do a little project to keep the other half's hands as warm as mine are on cold day rides, so I bought a cheap heated grip kit off ebay and tinkered away today to integrate it onto the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-20-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,394
Posted By SuperCruise
Fuel consumption is up a bit on the Weestrom, but...

Fuel consumption is up a bit on the Weestrom, but in return you get a whole lot more fun. Of course it depends on how you ride, but I have collected fuel consumption figures for both bikes and I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-19-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,394
Posted By SuperCruise
I've had my S10 for just on two years now, having...

I've had my S10 for just on two years now, having traded in my Wee for it. The Wee was a great bike in the all-rounder category, and was great bang for buck, but there were three things I didn't like...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-17-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,954
Posted By SuperCruise
2 years and 37000kms on and the only regret I...

2 years and 37000kms on and the only regret I have is that I didn't purchase it a couple of months before when it was first released in Australia. That's a little regret amidst a whole lotta love. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-15-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 25,630
Posted By SuperCruise
Reporting back some 18 months and 30000 kms,...

Reporting back some 18 months and 30000 kms, including a lap of Australia, after installing the cruise control. I have been very pleased with its operation, finding that T mode definitely gives a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-02-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,806,670
Posted By SuperCruise
I didn't have any notable issue installing my...

I didn't have any notable issue installing my lock in the OEM top box. Well, no worse than the fidgetting required to install the sidecase locks anyway. I did mine half a year ago, so I can't...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 911,954
Posted By SuperCruise
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-27-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,806,670
Posted By SuperCruise
In my experience, it's fine down to 2K RPM in the...

In my experience, it's fine down to 2K RPM in the lower gears, as long as you're not going up a steep incline or don't give it a fist full of throttle.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,806,670
Posted By SuperCruise
They do the trick for luggage carrying real well...

They do the trick for luggage carrying real well and they match nicely with the rest of the bike. The side cases are quite generous in their capacity, especially the right side, however the top box...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,806,670
Posted By SuperCruise
Happy Birthday to my Super Tenere

Today is the first anniversary of my Super Tenere purchase, having clocked up nearly 29 000 km on it, which included a lap of Australia. It has been a great bike overall and I am very happy with my...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 223,612
Posted By SuperCruise
Hope you enjoy your lap as much as I did mine,...

Hope you enjoy your lap as much as I did mine, and I'm sure the Super Tenere will continue to impress. I've subscribed to your website and will follow your travels. Take care!
Forum: Australia 07-24-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 223,612
Posted By SuperCruise
Hope you enjoy your lap as much as I did mine,...

Hope you enjoy your lap as much as I did mine, and I'm sure the Super Tenere will continue to impress. Take care!
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