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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
Is that bike orange per chance? Ya know, if you...

Is that bike orange per chance? Ya know, if you really enjoy wrenching on bikes there's not a damn thing wrong with that. Especially, if it's designed in a way that makes those activities relatively...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
I tried to change it to "Yamaha Super Tenere...

I tried to change it to "Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z Focused Thread" soon after it's created but apparently it still shows the original name. I'm over it.


That was happening recently in downtown...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
That's good to hear! :clap

That's good to hear! :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27,106
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Posted By JRE
I owned a Z1000 (same engine) and it was the best...

I owned a Z1000 (same engine) and it was the best engine on a bike I've ever ridden. I was very close to going to the dark side and getting the new Versys 1000 instead of the ST because of that motor.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
Oh man, I've been thinking about doing the same...

Oh man, I've been thinking about doing the same but have other uses now for my $ since some old lady decided to back into my BMW in a parking lot and then bolt. I was inside a restaurant and saw it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
The last time I rode (which was also like my...

The last time I rode (which was also like my third ride on the bike), it was 50 degree weather and I was stuck in traffic...the fan came on a lot. I was surprised actually.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
Did you get the Arrow yet? Maybe do a before and...

Did you get the Arrow yet? Maybe do a before and after vid so we can hear it :)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 06:42 AM
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Posted By JRE
Maybe you can buy some cans of octane boost to...

Maybe you can buy some cans of octane boost to supplement the fuel you are getting?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
I agree, this is basically the same thing I said...

I agree, this is basically the same thing I said a few pages back and it makes me wonder if people really think the cost through. I don't understand the resistance to run premium (availability not...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 219,774
Posted By JRE
Something to consider - All things being equal,...

Something to consider - All things being equal, the GoPro is more popular and therefore more accessories can be found and are typically readily available.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2015, 10:39 AM
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Views: 219,774
Posted By JRE
That's a lot of steady work for a mechanic :evil

That's a lot of steady work for a mechanic :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
Yes, if you don't adjust the fuel mixture when...

Yes, if you don't adjust the fuel mixture when removing the headers/cat you're going to have issues.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
Your turn to be the thread police I guess...

Your turn to be the thread police I guess :mulie:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
The only real feedback I've seen on the '14 flash...

The only real feedback I've seen on the '14 flash is that the people who did it were happy with the results. I haven't seen anyone quantify it. Honestly, if I was going to flash it, I'd get the Arrow...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
That was a joke brother...I'm not always serious...

That was a joke brother...I'm not always serious :rayof

BTW, for the record, I was never complaining about the joking etc, just trying to verbalize why others were complaining so much. Let's move...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 06:12 AM
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Posted By JRE
I know...I guess they feel like thieves would...

I know...I guess they feel like thieves would never have access to tools to remove these to steal your stuff :fpalm
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
I heard it causes the "hard start" issue...

I heard it causes the "hard start" issue :dic
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
Ethanol is a scourge and hard on small engines...

Ethanol is a scourge and hard on small engines and gum up carbs...every station should offer non-ethanol fuels IMO.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9,143
Views: 2,102,514
Posted By JRE
Yeah, the silver and blue is pretty sharp. I...

Yeah, the silver and blue is pretty sharp. I still love the white but I'm way digging my matte gray. It feels very stealthy.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
^^this Many people think higher octane gas...

^^this

Many people think higher octane gas is more combustible but just the opposite. The higher the octane the more resistant to combustion and the more is can be compressed without exploding....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
Wow, that's a good spot. Ever YouTube any footage?

Wow, that's a good spot. Ever YouTube any footage?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
I'll pay the $1.50 extra per fill up for the...

I'll pay the $1.50 extra per fill up for the peace of mind.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
OK, now THAT's funny :lol2

OK, now THAT's funny :lol2
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 06:04 PM
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Views: 219,774
Posted By JRE
I was out on the ATV! Plowing :D

I was out on the ATV!





Plowing :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
I'd hate to be out in the sticks and have this...

I'd hate to be out in the sticks and have this creep up.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
Very cool...I didn't even know such a creature...

Very cool...I didn't even know such a creature existed tough it's not much cheaper than the GoPro considering you have to buy the waterproof housing, remote, etc. The battery life looks awesome...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
What camera are you using that gives those cool...

What camera are you using that gives those cool on screen metrics?

I have this happen from time to time, I do a lot of interstate riding for my commute. I just expect it anymore and if you're...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
That really sucks, man. I hope they are able to...

That really sucks, man. I hope they are able to do something for you, I'm sure your patience is wearing thin.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
Another report of the hard start issue...for...

Another report of the hard start issue...for those that are counting :wink:
http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=14660.0

I haven't experienced it myself and I've done all the things...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
Nice :clap

Nice :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
It's been discussed, do a search on it :ksteve

It's been discussed, do a search on it :ksteve
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
Unless he gives it to her twice :evil

Unless he gives it to her twice :evil
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 219,774
Posted By JRE
I used to do all those bike tricks on a bicycle...

I used to do all those bike tricks on a bicycle and ride a half pipe and stuff. I was pretty decent, I could ride backwards on one wheel forever. I'd love to have one of those to play around with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
Yikes! I grew up in upstate NY...I remember (but...

Yikes! I grew up in upstate NY...I remember (but do not miss) those days :vardy
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
Yep, I'm using one for the PIAA lights and was...

Yep, I'm using one for the PIAA lights and was thinking about adding outlets for heated gear. Either that or I'm moving somewhere warmer :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
That's a good idea, Fred. I have the DSBP Raid...

That's a good idea, Fred. I have the DSBP Raid Toolbox I can move the toolkt to.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
@Dallara, I answered in the other thread ;) ...

@Dallara, I answered in the other thread ;)

@Harpoonalt - I haven't tracked '15 prices but with the 14's a big factor was location and I've seen several posts where a lot of dealers aren't even...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
I don't have an older model on hand to compare it...

I don't have an older model on hand to compare it to but based on the few posts I've seen about it, there's more wiring etc under the cowling for the 2014+ which makes it really tough to fit there...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,926
Posted By JRE
The site owner was out of town for a bit, the...

The site owner was out of town for a bit, the approvals should be quicker now.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 5,291,161
Posted By JRE
A for effort but D for reading comprehension. I...

A for effort but D for reading comprehension. I specifically asked about the ES models (yes this makes a difference). I wasn't complaining, I appreciate the effort.
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