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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2015, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Superstar
I owned two DL1000s...a 2003 and a 2007 and can...

I owned two DL1000s...a 2003 and a 2007 and can mirror Pluric's comments.


No comparison. Hands down Tenere.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
Posted By Superstar
It's funny...I actually thought of you the first...

It's funny...I actually thought of you the first time the front wheel came up after the flash. ;)

Let's also just say I had to figure out how to change traction control modes for the first time...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
Posted By Superstar
My fault, I should have included the user name....

My fault, I should have included the user name. He's (much) better known in the S10 forum so I mistakenly referred to him here by his first name only.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
Posted By Superstar
One word to start: WOW! I got my ECU back,...

One word to start: WOW!

I got my ECU back, plugged it in, and went on a nice mixed ~50 mile trip to see if I could notice a difference. Well, it wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that the bike is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
Posted By Superstar
Mine is on the way home from him as I type this....

Mine is on the way home from him as I type this. Really looking forward to buttoning the old girl back up and seeing the difference.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
Posted By Superstar
ECU Flashing 2015?

Where are we with the state of '12 ECU Flashing these days?

Since my last foray down the ECU rabbit hole it seems like Flash Tune has introduced a ECU Unleashed competitor at > 50% off, but I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
Posted By Superstar
Did you flash yours?

Did you flash yours?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27,861
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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, 06:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,921
Posted By Superstar
Why not a DR650?

Why not a DR650?
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 06:19 AM
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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, 03:39 PM
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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, 03:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,611
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, 06:42 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 105,170
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, 06:31 AM
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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, 07:55 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 34,499
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, 05:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,592
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, 05:44 AM
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Posted By Superstar
No six speeds? No thanks.

No six speeds? No thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 05:32 AM
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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, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27,861
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Posted By Superstar
Valves already been done?

Valves already been done?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27,861
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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, 07:25 AM
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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, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27,861
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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, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 05:13 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27,861
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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, 05:53 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 121,378
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, 08:14 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 121,378
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, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,850
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, 11:01 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,549,176
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, 12:58 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 96,017
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, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,915
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, 07:30 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 96,017
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, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,915
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.
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