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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2014, 06:47 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
I have completely avoided jomomma lately because...

I have completely avoided jomomma lately because of this childish internet dick waving only have it come up here. Excuse me while I go peel the ADV sticker off of my bike.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-29-2014, 04:34 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
Twinrider is correct that officially the '14 has...

Twinrider is correct that officially the '14 has about 2 hp more. However, Motorcycle Consumer News measured an 8 hp difference between a '12 and a '14 model. I wonder if Yamaha is underrating the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-21-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
I was in your backyard Sunday. My Hwy 20 shortcut...

I was in your backyard Sunday. My Hwy 20 shortcut across the top end didn't turn out too well. That stretch of road has definitely changed in the past few years. What was once a quiet rural road is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-20-2014, 05:06 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
Might as well throw in my .02 cents. Heat is not...

Might as well throw in my .02 cents. Heat is not an issue at all on my bike even in the hot, humid Atlanta summers. Just last Sunday I got caught in horrible traffic and I don't recall feeling much...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-18-2014, 05:48 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
Almost 23k. I'm a light weight compared to some...

Almost 23k. I'm a light weight compared to some here. I don't live on it but it definitely doesn't sit either.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-18-2014, 03:19 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
I put 900 miles on my '12 S10 this weekend. This...

I put 900 miles on my '12 S10 this weekend. This bike just seems to get better all the time. No news to anyone here I know.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2014, 12:01 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
Shame we're 1500 miles apart. It sounds like...

Shame we're 1500 miles apart. It sounds like we've got a lot in common.:wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2014, 11:37 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
FWIW I tried to recreate my hard start episode...

FWIW I tried to recreate my hard start episode today. No luck. Which is a good thing I guess. However, it still makes you wonder what caused it. Hopefully, it never occurs away from civilization and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
I wish but I was on my way to work. I will be...

I wish but I was on my way to work. I will be later though.:evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
I don't think that was it. I barely washed the...

I don't think that was it. I barely washed the bottom of the motor to rinse off some oil. Countless times before, I have washed every square inch of it and not had a single hiccup. One of life's...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
Yes. In fact I put about 200 miles on it.

Yes. In fact I put about 200 miles on it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2014, 10:57 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
After nearly 3 years of ownership, I finally had...

After nearly 3 years of ownership, I finally had a hard start today. Fortunately, I was able to start her after what seemed like an eternity but was more than likely 30 seconds or less. Due to work...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-01-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
A shop would never do something like that.:deal ...

A shop would never do something like that.:deal

Seriously, that sounds like a very possible explanation.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
I've got a big trip planned in a few weeks and I...

I've got a big trip planned in a few weeks and I need to get some new tires for the Super T. I'm wondering if anyone here has tried the new Anakee 3 on their bikes and what was your impression of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-14-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
I bought the extended warranty for peace of mind....

I bought the extended warranty for peace of mind. I haven't needed it once in three years of ownership.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
I recently installed the Seat Concepts saddle on...

I recently installed the Seat Concepts saddle on mine. I thought the OEM seat was ok but my wife absolutely hated the pillion seat. So far I'm pleased with the outcome. It seems more supportive but...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2014, 06:11 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
Give her some more time to break in. Mine was...

Give her some more time to break in. Mine was extremely vibey when it was new. 20k miles later its a completely different machine.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 03:20 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
:dunno Oz is closer to Japan than America. Why...

:dunno Oz is closer to Japan than America. Why the huge mark up?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,387
Posted By scottie boy
Well, start riding that thing and report back. ...

Well, start riding that thing and report back. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2014, 02:37 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
According to Yamaha's website it has "stronger...

According to Yamaha's website it has "stronger and smoother acceleration". Hopefully, they tweaked the ECU and improved the fueling.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-18-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2014, 06:33 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
You'll find that this bike gets better and better...

You'll find that this bike gets better and better with every single mile. Give it some serious time to break in. I've got 20k on mine and it runs so much better than when it was new.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
Its quite ironic that you wrote this. Less than...

Its quite ironic that you wrote this. Less than an hour ago, I'm talking bikes with one of my buddies and I said the exact same thing. My '12 S-10 seems to get better all the time. Mine was one of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-08-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 66,131
Posted By scottie boy
If you can afford them, I highly recommend the...

If you can afford them, I highly recommend the Jesse's. They are nearly indestructible. Ask me how I know.:deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 27,383
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Posted By scottie boy
:thwak You should. So dish out the...

:thwak You should.


So dish out the info. Are you going to keep the S10? Is the KTM as phenomenal as everyone says it is?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 66,131
Posted By scottie boy
Seems like most happy Tenere owners used to be...

Seems like most happy Tenere owners used to be frustrated BMW owners. For some reason I still have a soft spot for Beemers but not enough to make me purchase one again.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2014, 05:37 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
I didn't have any issues with the stock screen....

I didn't have any issues with the stock screen. I'm so tall that I'm out of the pocket and I'm in the clean air above.

By the way I have a V-Stream Sport Touring shield for sale in the flea...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27,383
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Posted By scottie boy
If you are refering to the '14, I doubt it. If...

If you are refering to the '14, I doubt it. If you are refering to the '12-13 models, definitely not.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
It certainly looks larger to me. I know on my...

It certainly looks larger to me. I know on my bike the fan will kick on frequently. Perhaps they are trying to increase airflow to the radiator.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 66,131
Posted By scottie boy
The current model displays air temp but I believe...

The current model displays air temp but I believe it is actually using the FI system's reading from the airbox. Which isn't too bad going down the highway but its completely useless in stop and go...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2014, 11:36 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
After reading Graham's post more closely it...

After reading Graham's post more closely it specifically mentions a gear position indicator. Nothing about the temp readout though.

Also it mentions
"More enjoyable feeling during acceleration...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 66,131
Posted By scottie boy
I know they're trivial details but does anyone...

I know they're trivial details but does anyone know if the Gen 2 has a gear indicator? Also, did they give it an honest ambient temp readout?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2014, 05:11 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
No affiliation with Jesse other than being a very...

No affiliation with Jesse other than being a very happy customer. Those bags will take abuse and ask for more. I stupidly decided to check my tank bag map while going thru a construction zone....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 94,681
Posted By scottie boy
I'm going to agree and disagree with you here. ...

I'm going to agree and disagree with you here.

The stock engine mapping is not optimal but it certainly wasn't horrible. As a matter of fact, it was much better than my old DL1000. I also did the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 94,681
Posted By scottie boy
I seem to remember "Cycle World" said that their...

I seem to remember "Cycle World" said that their tester S10 was low on oil after a big dual sport ride. I've never heard anyone here mention oil use. Also, mine has never used a single drop in its...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27,383
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Posted By scottie boy
Or you could go to the BMW LC thread and see 1443...

Or you could go to the BMW LC thread and see 1443 pages of problems?:dunno
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2014, 07:10 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
It is my understanding (which could be wrong),...

It is my understanding (which could be wrong), that electronic suspension operates the same as a standard suspension. However, instead of you adjusting the settings by turning a screw or knob with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,844
Posted By scottie boy
Unfortunately, I believe this is why a lot of...

Unfortunately, I believe this is why a lot of dealers don't offer a test ride. A couple of years ago I went by one of the local dealers. They had a dozen or so new bikes lined up outside trying to...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-22-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By scottie boy
Wow, that sounds like a dream job to me. :clap

Wow, that sounds like a dream job to me. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 372,205
Posted By scottie boy
Congrats on the new bike purchase. :clap

Congrats on the new bike purchase. :clap
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