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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-20-2015, 08:32 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
All depends on what you’d call “advantage”. To...

All depends on what you’d call “advantage”.
To me, the advantage was getting more out of the motor without spending the big dollars in exhaust or other add-ons and still not have the performance of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28,091
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Want em!

Those look awesome. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2013, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Loved that video

Loved that video
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2013, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Perfect. I bought the OEM heaters. :D Now...

Perfect. I bought the OEM heaters. :D

Now I’ll look for the other plugs.

Any pictures of them would be great. :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2013, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Keyed power source for GPS & Heated Grips

Done some searching and found a few bits of information but I thought this would work better.
Where is the best place on my Tenere that I can wire in my heated grips as well as my GPS so they power...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2013, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
I am as well. Not sure where yet but I look...

I am as well. Not sure where yet but I look forward to more input from the masses. :slurp
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2013, 01:11 AM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Thanks guys. Worked perfect. :clap :D

Thanks guys. Worked perfect. :clap :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-21-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 28,091
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Whats the secret to removing these “Buttons”? ...

Whats the secret to removing these “Buttons”?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v366/b-bike/IMG_20130621_221740_446_zpse001987b.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,491
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
http://ktim.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Holidays/France...

http://ktim.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Holidays/France-Spain-Portugal-2011/i-dNhSvZj/0/L/DSCF1784-L.jpg


Best dang spare tire that any “B”roken “M”otor “W”eekly could ever hope for. :clap:rofl...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-31-2013, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Todays ride to work was nothing special, just 25...

Todays ride to work was nothing special, just 25 miles on I-5 north. :bore





But on the way home the S-10 always seems to find several miles of this...
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 28,091
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
The very last time I rode my 08 R1200GS I watched...

The very last time I rode my 08 R1200GS I watched as it was hauled off just like this one.

Two months 3 1/2 weeks later, the shop finally fixed the motor. Which, as it turned out, was caused by a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 67,478
Posted By Boyd Koehler
There is only one area I’m not altogether pleased...

There is only one area I’m not altogether pleased with on my S-10. The chunkiness of the motor in the R.P.M. range between 3100-3800 while under mid-throttle.

I know I can get past this chunkiness...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9,491
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
My garage NEEDS one of these. :clap:D:clap

My garage NEEDS one of these. :clap:D:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9,491
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
PERFECT!!! Glad it worked out for ya. Now I can’t...

PERFECT!!! Glad it worked out for ya. Now I can’t wait to get out on the trails myself. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9,491
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
That looks very effective. :clap Here is...

That looks very effective. :clap

Here is what I built to do the same thing plus hold my GPS.

First I made a templet....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2013, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Looks like you’ll be “Slow Rollin” from now on. :D

Looks like you’ll be “Slow Rollin” from now on. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9,491
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
No, No, No! Here’s the real deal. Yellow...

No, No, No!
Here’s the real deal.
Yellow springs = Vingage Yamaha Racing Color combined with Current Yamaha Racing Color = Fastest Tenere on the planet.

Red springs = a poor combination of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28,091
Views: 5,626,469
Posted By Boyd Koehler
All this week I broke 100+ mph. Does that...

All this week I broke 100+ mph. Does that count??? :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28,091
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Great video. Gunna have to get myself one of...

Great video. Gunna have to get myself one of those babies. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 28,091
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Best News Of The Day! Excellent...

Best News Of The Day! Excellent :D:D:D:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28,091
Views: 5,626,469
Posted By Boyd Koehler
EXCELLENT :D Kinda amazing that with all the...

EXCELLENT :D Kinda amazing that with all the advancements in modern engineering that a motor can run that long without NEEDING valve adjustments.

Yes, this is a poke at BMW. :evil Had one. Won’t...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28,091
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
That look is exactly why I’m building a new seat...

That look is exactly why I’m building a new seat perch along with a new seat. The stock perch is WAY to tall (a ton of wasted space under the perch) to just put a lower seat in it. That seat would be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2013, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
I’m not making a “One Piece” but I am making a...

I’m not making a “One Piece” but I am making a new passenger seat & seat perch.
I don’t like the steep transition between the stock passenger seat and pilot seat. Mine will be flat.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28,091
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
And thanks to my mates from down under I get home...

And thanks to my mates from down under I get home from work today and have the pleasure of partaking in some fine rum that’s not available here in the US.

Yes, it’s a G-day!
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-03-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,341
Posted By Boyd Koehler
I’ll look into it. And yes, I am a member of...

I’ll look into it.
And yes, I am a member of yamahasupertenere.com :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,341
Posted By Boyd Koehler
Bike Salvage Yards???

I’m looking for info on bike salvage yards. Namely yamaha super tenere parts.

More to the point, the plastic passenger seat pan.

Little help? :wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28,091
Views: 5,626,469
Posted By Boyd Koehler
Here’s my 2-cents (short and sweet version) on...

Here’s my 2-cents (short and sweet version) on the topic of the reliability of the GS.

#1. Bought a new R1200GS. Loved the bike
#2. Took the bike in because I ran out of fuel even though the fuel...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9,491
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
And the inspiration for the black tenere. :D ...

And the inspiration for the black tenere. :D

http://uglycreature.com/download/Black_Dog1.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-25-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28,091
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
I don’t have ANY idea what you’re talking about....

I don’t have ANY idea what you’re talking about. I had my GS for over two years and when I first test rode the S-10 I knew the Yammie had the Beamer covered on HP. (maybe it’s the rider in your case...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9,491
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Could’t agree more with the other in-mates. Keep...

Could’t agree more with the other in-mates. Keep on going. We’re all pulling for ya. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-21-2012, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
(from a former GS owner) TRUE DAT! :D

(from a former GS owner) TRUE DAT! :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2012, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Going to up-date this post as we’ve yet to hear...

Going to up-date this post as we’ve yet to hear from “The Collective”. (insert pluric hasn’t chimed in on this one) :D

I’m ready to buy and I’d like a bit of information if available.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2012, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Faster??? maybe. But better lookin??? NOT! :rofl...

Faster??? maybe. But better lookin??? NOT! :rofl

Been putting the miles on this beast and have so loved every one of them. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-29-2012, 09:06 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Got the last BLUE 2012 at the dealership (didn’t...

Got the last BLUE 2012 at the dealership (didn’t want the 2013 white or grey)
Have the panniers and top box as well as the heated grip ordered.
Now looking at which tall windscreen to get. Any...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-07-2012, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Bowhunters Rule. :clap

Bowhunters Rule. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-12-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28,091
Views: 5,626,469
Posted By Boyd Koehler
IMO the duel exhaust is the way to go. Just need...

IMO the duel exhaust is the way to go. Just need to tuck it in far enough to allow for the panners.
OR... build extensions for the panner mounts. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-12-2012, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Where do you find a “Beak” like that?

Where do you find a “Beak” like that?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,491
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Posted By Boyd Koehler
Joe, What gives with the shiny blue...

Joe,

What gives with the shiny blue braces??? :huh
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-05-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,974
Posted By Boyd Koehler
The only thing missing is the kitchen sink. :D

The only thing missing is the kitchen sink. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,974
Posted By Boyd Koehler
Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z Farkles List

Calling all current and future Tenere owners...
Now that I’ve sold my R1200GS, I’m ready to start my “Wish List” for my next bike. :evil UMM Yes... I’m getting a Tenere.
How about showing /...
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