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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26,194
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Posted By Greg the pole
did you mean PING?:D I pinged mine 25xxx km...

did you mean PING?:D
I pinged mine 25xxx km ago, used some low hold green lock tite, and tied the spokes with tie wraps... No issues since.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,595
Posted By Greg the pole
the sw motech rack fits with the bike. It's tiny...

the sw motech rack fits with the bike. It's tiny without the adaptor plate on. even with that on it looks decent...

http://thetenerist.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/img_9818-2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 205,170
Posted By Greg the pole
I didn't have a chance to ride the new 7 yet. ...

I didn't have a chance to ride the new 7 yet.
But have sat on one at the dealer.
Honestly, i'm not too keen on it. Too much going on (frame and all).
And it feels dinky. My fz9 is small, this is...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,595
Posted By Greg the pole
I rode both fz1 (1st and 2nd gen) briefly. ...

I rode both fz1 (1st and 2nd gen) briefly. Honestly liked the 1st gen more.
slap a sw motech rear rack on that fz9. Flash the ecu, sort the suspension if you so desire. As far as street bikes,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,595
Posted By Greg the pole
yep, I have it somewhere... i'll attempt to...

yep, I have it somewhere...

i'll attempt to post up my youtube channel.
no promises
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,595
Posted By Greg the pole
I parted with the ecu for close to 3 weeks. ...

I parted with the ecu for close to 3 weeks.
USPS lost it on me, had a small heart attack when I found out.

Eventually they found it, and sent it on it's way. Well worth the wait. Besides, he's...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 167,330
Posted By Greg the pole
The Fz09 has crappy fuelling. But Nick at...

The Fz09 has crappy fuelling. But Nick at SToltec fixed that for about $150. The thing is a riot. Went for a ride last night, and I had to ride over some railroad tracks, in 3rd gear, yank on the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,595
Posted By Greg the pole
not sure if you guys read my bloggings ...

not sure if you guys read my bloggings

http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/category/other-bikes/fz09/
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,595
Posted By Greg the pole
sweet! I'm rocking the same sw motech rack. ...

sweet! I'm rocking the same sw motech rack. Love it. Next to my tenere, this is the best bike I have ever owned.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 1,893,361
Posted By Greg the pole
im subscribed to that one as well:D

im subscribed to that one as well:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 1,893,361
Posted By Greg the pole
I'm in the process of applying some...

I'm in the process of applying some undercoating..

it's going well
Forum: Canada 04-21-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 422,201
Posted By Greg the pole
dammit man! you went riding and didn't call...

dammit man!
you went riding and didn't call me?:D
Camshaft and I went out to longview to check out the pass to hwy 40.
apparently they are fixing it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,568
Posted By Greg the pole
a petition to Yamaha

what can I say...I was bored :D


http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/2014/03/25/build-it-yamaha-and-we-will-buy-it-a-start-of-discussion-for-a-smaller-tenere/
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,055
Posted By Greg the pole
Fajny raport. Pisz wieczej Grzesiek

Fajny raport.
Pisz wieczej

Grzesiek
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By Greg the pole
California, and a FZ9.

Seven riding days of bliss...except for the free way
more here: http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/2014/03/10/california-take-two/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By Greg the pole
yep. The one I'm working on now.

yep. The one I'm working on now.
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 584,595
Posted By Greg the pole
get one, great bike:...

get one, great bike: http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/2013/11/24/fz9/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By Greg the pole
one way to find out. Old lines are out.:1drink

one way to find out. Old lines are out.:1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By Greg the pole
yes they do. But they re-use the existing metal...

yes they do. But they re-use the existing metal lines. It's a nine line system.

This one will be 6.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By Greg the pole
Hi ac, all the earls stuff is dot approved....

Hi ac,

all the earls stuff is dot approved. I've used it in the past on my 900rr, and my vstrom 1000 with no ill effects. Simply mount the line, once you're happy with the positioning, tighten the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By Greg the pole
yes I have, but have not inquired about pricing. ...

yes I have, but have not inquired about pricing.
The stuff I work with is cheap enough, the fittings are the most expensive parts.
will update once progress happens:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By Greg the pole
Super Tenere full lenght braided lines

I'm bored..again.
took the bike apart, again

http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/2013/12/15/tenere-stainless-steel-line-upgrade/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Greg the pole
it's a slick set up. It gives you flexibility...

it's a slick set up. It gives you flexibility for a light that would otherwise be too bright.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 29,345
Posted By Greg the pole
http://www.yamaha-motor.eu/eu/products/motorcycles...

http://www.yamaha-motor.eu/eu/products/motorcycles/adventure/xt1200ze-super-tenere.aspx?view=features


and as far as running 92 octane in the ST...I run 89, just did the valves, the innards...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Greg the pole
Rigid E series 6" c/w dimmer, and 3 way s/w

http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/2013/11/04/rigid-e-series-6-light-dimmer-and-switch-install/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-29-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,971
Posted By Greg the pole
Any tires shipping out of Canada are the new and...

Any tires shipping out of Canada are the new and non leaky:D mitas.

order away.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-29-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By Greg the pole
Tenere valves

Fun here: http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/2013/10/29/tenere-valve-check-and-adjustment/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,971
Posted By Greg the pole
call mx1 and they will help you out with anything...

call mx1 and they will help you out with anything you may need.

The e07's are not great in mud, but they never missed a beat on gravel, deep, loose whatever.

I'm on my second rear, and have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By Greg the pole
We're starting a club

Few of us got together and went for a ride, more here:

http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/2013/10/16/the-smurfs-go-for-a-ride/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26,194
Views: 5,013,661
Posted By Greg the pole
ah I see, my kerosene model runs just fine. Not...

ah I see, my kerosene model runs just fine.
Not sure if an actual fix was done by yamaha
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26,194
Views: 5,013,661
Posted By Greg the pole
Tenere headlight issues explained

Freshly blogged for all y'all this morning :D
http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/2013/10/01/tenere-headlight-issue-clarification/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-25-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 29,345
Posted By Greg the pole
I forgot to add, I have 55km on a dl1000 (6 yrs),...

I forgot to add, I have 55km on a dl1000 (6 yrs), 35 km on the ST (2 yrs) and all of 1 thousand km on my dl650. You can't go wrong with either.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 31,244
Posted By Greg the pole
Seriously, this is quotable.:rofl

Seriously, this is quotable.:rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Greg the pole
you're welcome. I'll always attempt a...

you're welcome.

I'll always attempt a repair if it looks doable. Don't like my local dealer, so that really helps:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Greg the pole
Very true. the only real problem was sourcing...

Very true. the only real problem was sourcing the parts. After a bit of head scratching all was well.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Greg the pole
what the writing or the seal?:D it was fairly...

what the writing or the seal?:D
it was fairly easy once I got it sorted out
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Greg the pole
Super Tenere Final Drive Seal Replacement with a bonus Staintune hackup

more here:http://thetenerist.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/rear-shaft-drive-seal-replacement-and-staintune-pipe/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-27-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,050
Posted By Greg the pole
well put. I own a 08, and have ridden a friends...

well put. I own a 08, and have ridden a friends '12.
there are obvious improvements from 1st to 2nd gen. If the money was there I would def. pony up for the newer one. my $0.02
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-18-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,003
Posted By Greg the pole
Price and reliability. :1drink

Price and reliability. :1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By Greg the pole
yes please elaborate. a tenere for $7?:deal

yes please elaborate. a tenere for $7?:deal
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