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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27,142
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Posted By Superstar
The FJ-09 might be an interesting move from the...

The FJ-09 might be an interesting move from the S10 for those of us who don't off-road...

Watch it have more HP/TQ WITH A 3rd less displacement.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
I disagree. I like the upright seating...

I disagree.

I like the upright seating position that the SuperMotard/Adventure class provides more than anything else. I don't off-road my S10...I bought it as a commuter and for the occasional...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
Did you flash yours?

Did you flash yours?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
This bike is great...and it's not. I have a 2012...

This bike is great...and it's not. I have a 2012 that I've had since new with <2k mikes on it that I can't decide what to do with. It constantly gets passed over for my '13 WR250r, so much so I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,531
Posted By Superstar
Why not a DR650?

Why not a DR650?
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 47,762
Views: 9,781,169
Posted By Superstar
I have both and agree that they make a perfect...

I have both and agree that they make a perfect combo.

Go for it!
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 47,762
Views: 9,781,169
Posted By Superstar
Count me as another with the combo. If one had to...

Count me as another with the combo. If one had to go, it'd be the S10 without hesitation.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,093
Posted By Superstar
It's fun to watch the haters hate. I was...

It's fun to watch the haters hate.

I was also amused to see the bike line-up in the first ever mechanized equatorial crossing of Borneo (?) ride report...heavily modded across the board except for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 96,653
Posted By Superstar
Did they fix the doohickey? Nothing like...

Did they fix the doohickey?

Nothing like pulling the side cover on a brand new bike...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 47,762
Views: 9,781,169
Posted By Superstar
Agreed...someone local needs to get on this!...

Agreed...someone local needs to get on this! Summer is coming...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 33,841
Posted By Superstar
Subscribed and donation sent. Here's to you...

Subscribed and donation sent.

Here's to you living life on your terms...cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 24,391
Posted By Superstar
Holy crap I am SOOO subscribed. This is some...

Holy crap I am SOOO subscribed.

This is some epic badassery right here!
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 47,762
Views: 9,781,169
Posted By Superstar
No six speeds? No thanks.

No six speeds? No thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14,774
Views: 815,065
Posted By Superstar
If Yamaha ever gets around to producing the...

If Yamaha ever gets around to producing the (street legal) WR450R, half the people in this thread, from both camps, would buy one and "meet in the middle".
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
Cruise is standard on both 2014 trim levels.

Cruise is standard on both 2014 trim levels.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
Valves already been done?

Valves already been done?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 27,142
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Posted By Superstar
+1. Couldn't agree more.

+1. Couldn't agree more.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
Genius! "Buy one flash, get one free!" ...

Genius!

"Buy one flash, get one free!"

:deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
I've seen people complaining about the Yammy...

I've seen people complaining about the Yammy triple's fueling, so you are more right than you know! ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
The ergos of the s10 are just perfect for me...I...

The ergos of the s10 are just perfect for me...I can't see the FZ09 being as good for us taller fellas.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
It certainly seems to be the MC world darling...

It certainly seems to be the MC world darling lately.

Did you see the "Motard" version announced last week?

http://www.eicma.it/en/2013/11/yamaha-mt-09-street-rally-2/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
I'm interested. Please suggest your...

I'm interested.

Please suggest your road-only replacement for the S10.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-07-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
When do prices and availability get announced?

When do prices and availability get announced?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
Any idea on when price/availability will be...

Any idea on when price/availability will be announced?

Another "order one to get one" like the Americans saw for 2011 or general availability?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 119,199
Posted By Superstar
Looks great! Any one know when will...

Looks great!

Any one know when will pricing/availability be announced?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 119,199
Posted By Superstar
I'm in assuming the pricing is close to what it...

I'm in assuming the pricing is close to what it is now (without the electronic suspension) and the ECU doesn't suck. Cruise control will be great!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
New rubber cushioned clutch too...whatever the...

New rubber cushioned clutch too...whatever the hell that means!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
EICMA Announcements Have Started

Nothing on the 'new' Tenere yet, but MV Agusta announced their Turismo Veloce sport tourer (?). Looks pretty nice.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Superstar
The general consensus is: Handguards Skid...

The general consensus is:

Handguards
Skid plate
Tail rack

Since you are running a base camp, I'd replace the tail rack with a yama-link unless she is a 6-footer.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-28-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
Anyone else have trouble engaging the rear brake?

I went to apply the rear brake today and....nothing. Chalking it up to the linked brakes, I tested it again at the next stop light being sure not to touch the front brakes...nothing.

After...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-26-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 94,101
Posted By Superstar
IMO it's because they demo poorly due to the...

IMO it's because they demo poorly due to the factory fueling.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By Superstar
6'4" 205 and the WRR has no issues dragging me...

6'4" 205 and the WRR has no issues dragging me along at highway speeds. The ergos are really good for a tall rider.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-24-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 94,101
Posted By Superstar
So how much is the valve service on the Multi?...

So how much is the valve service on the Multi? 15K miles if I recall correctly...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By Superstar
I sold a g650 for a WRR and never looked back. ...

I sold a g650 for a WRR and never looked back.

WRR is waaaaay more fun. It's not even close.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 32,405
Posted By Superstar
Wow...too soon.

Wow...too soon.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,226
Posted By Superstar
My #1 riding buddy has a 2006 Uly that I have...

My #1 riding buddy has a 2006 Uly that I have been on several times. I'm pretty tall so it fit me well, but the paint-shaker vibes at stoplights were a big turnoff.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,226
Posted By Superstar
Ride a flashed one before you decide or regret it...

Ride a flashed one before you decide or regret it forever.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
No question...the flash is *much* better than the...

No question...the flash is *much* better than the CJM, but the jump from stock to ECU is bigger than that from CJM to ECU.

At least CJM fixes the off-idle stumble, which bothered me most about the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 94,101
Posted By Superstar
I guess I'm cannon fodder. The stock fueling is...

I guess I'm cannon fodder. The stock fueling is bad...but you just don't realize how bad it is until you ride a flashed bike, or at least do the CJM. It's also possible the bike you rode had some...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27,142
Views: 5,298,950
Posted By Superstar
Night and day if you didn't have the CJM...

Night and day if you didn't have the CJM installed. If you did...the difference with the ECU upgrade is still significant, but not "OMFG" different.
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