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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Today, 08:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,074
Posted By racer
Hey guys, any decisions on a meeting place in St....

Hey guys, any decisions on a meeting place in St. Augustine yet? Also, if you would, recommend some places to stay the night before that are close. Thanks
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-24-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,074
Posted By racer
Not if you're riding down from Indiana. :evil

Not if you're riding down from Indiana. :evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-23-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,639
Posted By racer
After reading all this and other threads, I guess...

After reading all this and other threads, I guess I'll keep my S10. Rode both the 1190's and was impressed. This does not impress.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-19-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By racer
I think you'll love'em, I do.

I think you'll love'em, I do.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-19-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18,217
Views: 1,218,299
Posted By racer
Hey, Flatwoods, Where dat?

Hey, Flatwoods, Where dat?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18,217
Views: 1,218,299
Posted By racer
Daytona Bike Week anyone?

I'm leaving Vincennes on March 5th on my Super Tenere and heading for Daytona. Leaving early so I can ride the Trans Florida Dual Sport rally again this year. It's a two day ride across Florida and...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-14-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,074
Posted By racer
I rode my Super Tenere last year on the big bike...

I rode my Super Tenere last year on the big bike route. It wasn't too bad until we got lost in the Ocala National Forest and had to ride a lot of sugar sand. It was doable, however, I have lots of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,592
Posted By racer
Yupper, Riding down on my Super Tenere. Leaving...

Yupper, Riding down on my Super Tenere. Leaving Indiana on Thursday March 5th, to arrive in St. Augustine for the two day Trans Florida rally, across the state and back on Saturday and Sunday. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By racer
Is there a throttle position sensor on this bike?

Is there a throttle position sensor on this bike?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 1,790,413
Posted By racer
Nice photo, but why are you walking the bikes...

Nice photo, but why are you walking the bikes over the bridge?
Forum: EMEA 01-03-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By racer
First time leading Alps tour

I've toured the Alps several times with a popular touring group. Next summer, my wife, daughter, her husband and I are planning to fly to Munich, rent a couple Bmw's and head south to the Alps. I...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By racer
I have had luck with using a heat gun on KLR...

I have had luck with using a heat gun on KLR faded plastics. It takes a bit of a touch though, or you can over do it. Just move the gun around on the plastic until it the color start to turn. ...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-27-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,074
Posted By racer
I have just reserved a room at the Pelican Pointe...

I have just reserved a room at the Pelican Pointe Inn, right next to the place we are having diner and breakfast. They only had rooms with three beds left at ninety dollars a night. If one or two...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,090
Posted By racer
Paying it forward makes it worth more to both of...

Paying it forward makes it worth more to both of you.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-21-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,074
Posted By racer
Count me in for a second year, guys. I'll again...

Count me in for a second year, guys. I'll again ride down from Indiana on the Super Ten. Had a great time last year, even though getting lost big time on the first day. Winning the $300 gift...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 63,897
Posted By racer
NO problem running regular. I filled up with...

NO problem running regular. I filled up with high test once and had a hard start the next day, the only one I've ever had. High test is harder to ignite. Enough said!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,040,208
Posted By racer
Yup, me too. I tell them it's like a BMW without...

Yup, me too. I tell them it's like a BMW without all the expensive problems. :clap
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 418,906
Posted By racer
Haven't read the whole thread, so this maybe 205....

Haven't read the whole thread, so this maybe 205. A friend developed a small coolant leak on his Concours. We pulled the fairing and found a tiny stream coming from the radiator. I was about to go...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By racer
I came from a 2012 Weestrom also. Great little...

I came from a 2012 Weestrom also. Great little bike that's bullet proof. It did everything I asked, but after a while I found it to be un-inspiring. Sold the Wee and bought a 2012 Super Tenere and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,730
Posted By racer
Run as fast as you can. Wimpy forks, burns oil,...

Run as fast as you can. Wimpy forks, burns oil, do you really need power brakes? Do you own a trailer? All things to think about. :deal
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-07-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By racer
The standard handles better with the 19 inch...

The standard handles better with the 19 inch front wheel.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-12-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By racer
Leaving for Nova Scotia and New Brunswich...

Leaving for Nova Scotia and New Brunswich September 17th from Indiana. My only concern is if my Heidenau K60s with 6000 miles on them will make the entire trip. Front looks great and back about...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By racer
I looked into making the switch a few years ago. ...

I looked into making the switch a few years ago. After talking with a dealer about it, he convinced me to sell the GS and go find a GSPD. Did so and was happy with the result.

As stated before,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By racer
evan, back up a few pages on this thread and you...

evan, back up a few pages on this thread and you will find a guy that has some extra forks.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-19-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By racer
Darz rode the 2 day Trans Florida rally with his...

Darz rode the 2 day Trans Florida rally with his wife on the back of a DR650. He had no problems in the sand. You're a hell of a rider Darz!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-19-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By racer
Okay, that does it for me.

Bought my 12 Super Tenere with 3300 miles and added a skid plate, crash bars, built my own side case racks and mounted Navy ammo cans. 6000 miles on a set of K60's and I'm a happy camper.
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,854
Posted By racer
This, and all the other problems that will...

This, and all the other problems that will follow, can be fixed when you buy a bike of a different brand. Sorry, you should have known. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,885
Posted By racer
My Yamaha dealer says Yamama will use the FZ09...

My Yamaha dealer says Yamama will use the FZ09 motor as a platform base for various iterations in future. Just a matter of time until we see a lighter S10.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By racer
How far are you traveling, that you would need to...

How far are you traveling, that you would need to change a filter on the road? Can't remember what Yamama recommends on changing filters, but Suzuki says everyother oil change to change the filter. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By racer
Gee, I thought I was going to be reading about...

Gee, I thought I was going to be reading about the S 10 and instead have witnessed a pissing contest!
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By racer
For your information, most bearings are standard,...

For your information, most bearings are standard, meaning, you can go to a bearing/seal distributor and buy most any bearing off the shelf, usually at a great savings over OEM.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By racer
Dern, a scratch? It's a Vstrom, not a Harley! ...

Dern, a scratch? It's a Vstrom, not a Harley! Now you don't have to worry about it anymore. The first thing I do when I get a new helmet is throw it down on the sidewalk. :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,040,208
Posted By racer
Pluric, I rode one of those at a KTM sponsored...

Pluric, I rode one of those at a KTM sponsored track day at the Mid Ohio track. Had six, twenty minute sessions on the track through out the day. Best 250 bucks I've ever spent.

That bike is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By racer
Check out the for sale thread

I just put my new Sargent seat for sale on in the for sale thread. $275 details there, pictures on the Tenere forum.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-13-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 26,627
Posted By racer
Back home again in Indiana

Hey all you CADs, I sure enjoyed the ride last week end. I wasn't going to Bike Week this year (my 25th year), however, when I saw this thread, I knew I had to join in the fun.

A big thanks to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-07-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 26,627
Posted By racer
As far as I know we're meeting at the Shell...

As far as I know we're meeting at the Shell station NW corner of exit 286 I think, at 8am, riding out at 8:30 am.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-07-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 26,627
Posted By racer
I rode down from Indiana Thursday and Friday. ...

I rode down from Indiana Thursday and Friday. Froze my ass off up north and it really didn't get any better once in Florida, but at least I wasn't getting wet anymore.

Okay, weather channel...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 26,627
Posted By racer
Okay, where were all you guys tonight? Darz and...

Okay, where were all you guys tonight? Darz and I went to JT's for dinner and only saw three others at the bar. :freaky You guys are going to show up in the morning aren't you....aren't you? :deal...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-07-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 26,627
Posted By racer
Yes I have two with me. Ten dollars your choice,...

Yes I have two with me. Ten dollars your choice, first come first served. I am on a black Super tenere. They both mount to the handle bar or cross bar with a hose clamp. See you at the Shell...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-05-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 26,627
Posted By racer
Both of them mount with a hose clamp around your...

Both of them mount with a hose clamp around your handle bars. One is about 3 by 3 inches square, an inch and half deep. The other 2 by 3 inches same depth. I'll be on a black Super Tenere. See you...
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