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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By Tallbastid
From what I've heard, the 2014+ is the way to go....

From what I've heard, the 2014+ is the way to go. That being said, the 2012-2013 is no slouch. I love mine - best bike I've ridden. Where in VT are you?
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tallbastid
So Awesome - great writeup!

So Awesome - great writeup!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
I cut my stock windscreen down to get the best...

I cut my stock windscreen down to get the best results for airflow/buffet-less ride. Anyone know where I can find some black rubber/plastic edging to wrap the cut end of the plastic screen to clean...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9,434
Views: 2,216,962
Posted By Tallbastid
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9,434
Views: 2,216,962
Posted By Tallbastid
Thanks Derek - what did you do as far as prep...

Thanks Derek - what did you do as far as prep goes? I'm not sure I'm ready to spray paint on a $13k bike, but I could certainly see touching up some of the paint on my Jeep with paint from this site.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
I got a quote of $420 to mount two TKC80s on my...

I got a quote of $420 to mount two TKC80s on my Tenere. :huh Does this seem out of line, or are there other less expensive options out there? OEM tires arent doing the trick anymore as I find myself...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By Tallbastid
In my experience, all inspection stations are...

In my experience, all inspection stations are strict. I would make sure you meet the (low) requirements for registering a motorcycle. Our CRF230 was not passed because it had non DOT tires for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9,434
Views: 2,216,962
Posted By Tallbastid
Derek - that green looks awesome! Did you do it...

Derek - that green looks awesome! Did you do it or did you have it done - and if so, how much did it run you (if you don't mind me asking)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,486
Posted By Tallbastid
I love my Tenere more than I've loved any other...

I love my Tenere more than I've loved any other bike. I'm a really big guy - 6'8", 300lbs... and the Tenere is comfortable for me. It pulls like a train and it's really nice to have Yamaha...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 304,922
Posted By Tallbastid
SO, SO pumped this thread is being updated again....

SO, SO pumped this thread is being updated again. I got 200 miles in yesterday, it's been way, way too long. Spring is here!!! :clap :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,486
Posted By Tallbastid
I was lucky enough to get to the Southwest once...

I was lucky enough to get to the Southwest once for a couple weeks, it was heaven. I missed the green of the East a bit, but otherwise I could live in the SW in a heartbeat. I'll be out on the bike...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5,342
Views: 544,732
Posted By Tallbastid
Now that I think about it - 15 years for...

Now that I think about it - 15 years for cars/trucks and under 300cc motorcycles don't get titled.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,486
Posted By Tallbastid
I'm going to try to be at the 4/14 mtg as well.

I'm going to try to be at the 4/14 mtg as well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5,342
Views: 544,732
Posted By Tallbastid
Vermont does this too... being from CT, I found...

Vermont does this too... being from CT, I found this really strange.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,486
Posted By Tallbastid
3" of snow last night. :eek1 It will never...

3" of snow last night. :eek1 It will never end...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,486
Posted By Tallbastid
:deal I'm in Waterbury, been out a couple...

:deal

I'm in Waterbury, been out a couple times around the block, but, like Boondox said, still too many icy spots.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9,434
Views: 2,216,962
Posted By Tallbastid
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9,434
Views: 2,216,962
Posted By Tallbastid
Are there any mods required to the S10 when you...

Are there any mods required to the S10 when you fit an aftermarket can? How does that mess with the stock fuel/air ratio? Or does the computer make up for it? Just thinking of re-jetting a carbed...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By Tallbastid
I'm 6'8, and the best option by far has been a...

I'm 6'8, and the best option by far has been a cut down stock screen. I just bought a vstream tall shield, and no beans. Even have a madstad bracket which does no good either.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,161
Views: 2,202,750
Posted By Tallbastid
outstanding update Noah, thanks for taking the...

outstanding update Noah, thanks for taking the time to do it... what a crazy story.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,561
Posted By Tallbastid
Do 2" risers fit without modifying cables?

Do 2" risers fit without modifying cables?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,561
Posted By Tallbastid
I'd venture to say the seat is in the low...

I'd venture to say the seat is in the low position, as I have a 36" inseam and my knees clear with guards on.ask the dealer to change the seat to the high position.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
I've decided on Wolfman Rocky Mountain panniers...

I've decided on Wolfman Rocky Mountain panniers for the Tenere... Can anyone with these bags suggest a good rack system to mount to?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9,434
Views: 2,216,962
Posted By Tallbastid
What rim tape is that? Beautiful Tenere!

What rim tape is that? Beautiful Tenere!
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,183
Posted By Tallbastid
I worked as a carpenter for 2 years, and all the...

I worked as a carpenter for 2 years, and all the guys had makita lithium drill/impact sets. I ponied up for one, and can't say enough good things about it. Came with two batteries and a hard plastic...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
Thanks Wreckchecker, I've looked at those guards...

Thanks Wreckchecker, I've looked at those guards but didn't consider one to help with this. Should have it in early next wk. I'll post up what I find.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
Exhaust shield roust aft of left footpeg doesn't...

Exhaust shield roust aft of left footpeg doesn't allow me to keep my boot where I want it on the peg with my size 13 Alpinestars. I don't want to remove it and risk burning my pants, so I'm thinking...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
Still researching panniers... Anyone had any...

Still researching panniers... Anyone had any experience with the SW-Motech panniers?
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-08-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By Tallbastid
What's your height/weight? I was very...

What's your height/weight?

I was very impressed with the F800, in fact I know I'll have one at some point. Being a huge guy with a fiancee who wants to ride pillion made me chose the S10. No...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9,434
Views: 2,216,962
Posted By Tallbastid
GB, that looks awesome! Crazy it only ran you...

GB, that looks awesome! Crazy it only ran you $300... Gets me thinking. I really wanted a white one but acted too late and only had primer grey as a choice. I'd love to get the bike done in old...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 134,091
Posted By Tallbastid
Lovely.

Lovely.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
Damn, those Mosko bags look promising. I think...

Damn, those Mosko bags look promising. I think I've decided on soft bags. I surprised myself this summer with how willing I was to take a $10,000+ bike off road, and the big girl surprised me with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
Any of you guys running soft panniers instead of...

Any of you guys running soft panniers instead of the traditional hard cases? Researching now, have a top case but undecided which direction to take with side cases. Any input?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
I appreciate all the knowledge on the hard start...

I appreciate all the knowledge on the hard start issue. Happened to me on my two month old S10 a couple weeks back :huh. I had blipped the throttle right as I started the bike cold, and that stalled...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-27-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,805
Posted By Tallbastid
I love that the Tenere threads are so boring due...

I love that the Tenere threads are so boring due to lack of mechanical issues. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-25-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
:clap:lol3

:clap:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-25-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
How big a dude are you? I'm 6'8", 300 lbs, and I...

How big a dude are you? I'm 6'8", 300 lbs, and I fit well on the bike. Still look like a monkey fucking a football but it's very comfortable for me to ride, even with my 6'0 gf on the back.

To...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9,434
Views: 2,216,962
Posted By Tallbastid
Beautiful Tenere! Anyone know where I can find...

Beautiful Tenere! Anyone know where I can find that windshield graphic?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-06-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,514
Posted By Tallbastid
Thanks for the advice guys. I'm waging war with...

Thanks for the advice guys. I'm waging war with the little fuckers currently with mothballs, dryer sheets all over the bike, and traps. I've caught two already. Im also planning on riding the bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 27,860
Views: 5,547,253
Posted By Tallbastid
:lol3

:lol3
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