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Forum: Beasts Today, 12:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,798
Posted By decooney
:clap Well, did ya get it, how's it ride?

:clap


Well, did ya get it, how's it ride?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By decooney
removed. found answers on Monterra/Montana thread.

removed. found answers on Monterra/Montana thread.
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By decooney
murdock2002, If there is any way you can...

murdock2002,

If there is any way you can test ride both before deciding, it's really helpful. Your opinion could vary greatly (more or less) comparing on-road vs. dirt use between the two. I've...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,233
Posted By decooney
chism, Rode the 12,13,14 ES pretty much back to...

chism,
Rode the 12,13,14 ES pretty much back to back. The torque and power delivery of the '14 is decent in stock form, and it's a bit smoother too. On a related note comparing '12/13 to a '14...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,798
Posted By decooney
Yes. You have two days left. Usually it's better...

Yes. You have two days left. Usually it's better to buy when there are:

1. dealer incentives being offered,
2. with vehicle stock on the floor,
3. when fewer people are riding.

vs. a time...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 39,451
Posted By decooney
Take your pick: ...

Take your pick:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=943153

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22442168&postcount=1349

BMW Motorcycle Magazine report: ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,487
Posted By decooney
Okay, please reply after you get a chance to try...

Okay, please reply after you get a chance to try the MX71 in dirt/mud on your 690. If it's not too slippery on paved road, I might give it a go next time too.
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 39,451
Posted By decooney
Same goes for me. After a two day non-stop trip...

Same goes for me. After a two day non-stop trip on the new '14 BMW GS wet head, I came home absolutely prepared with a crush to buy the Katoom 1190R enduro. Did a few more test rides and a lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,487
Posted By decooney
TR8s?

Have not seen too many posts by 690 riders on these... would like to know how they do offroad compared to MT21s on a 690. When I rode 450s, a few were trying them as dual sport DOT tires. Sort of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,487
Posted By decooney
jasonmt, Did you ever try the non-DOT Dunlop...

jasonmt,
Did you ever try the non-DOT Dunlop MX71 on the front of your TE630?

On my prior Beta 450 DS bike I ran MT21s or XCMH, and MX 71s on my dirt wheel set which performed much better...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 45,868
Posted By decooney
Did some clicker adjustment testing yesterday on...

Did some clicker adjustment testing yesterday on the '14 690 Enduro while riding some really rough rock and whooped out rutted stuff.

Moved from 15 to 20 then to 25 clicks out from full closed...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,449
Posted By decooney
This is the part that some of us like about it,...

This is the part that some of us like about it, and what makes it a really nice and comfortable back road bike. And, the money saved buying the S10 can be applied to a smaller and more dedicated...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By decooney
So far so good, yes. Super easy on/off the bike....

So far so good, yes. Super easy on/off the bike. Originally I wanted the Wolfman tank and tail bag combo or maybe even the Giant Loop setup until I started reading other posts by members regarding...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,821
Posted By decooney
Exactly. Get the out-the-door OTD price on...

Exactly.

Get the out-the-door OTD price on the special "Red Tag" sale bikes before driving extra far from your local dealer to go get one of these other bikes. :puke1
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,449
Posted By decooney
Perhaps you missed the whole point of the ES...

Perhaps you missed the whole point of the ES model. No stopping on the side of the road, no hand tools, simply adjust the damping with a button on the fly WHILE you are riding (soft, mid, hard) or...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By decooney
Bags Connection SW Motech "City" tank bag with...

Bags Connection SW Motech "City" tank bag with the Quick-Lock tank bag mounting system.
...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,449
Posted By decooney
The '14 ES model offers four pre-load settings,...

The '14 ES model offers four pre-load settings, three dampening adjustments (Soft, Standard, Hard) and seven additional fine-tuning adjustments which allows the rider to alter the suspension based on...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,821
Posted By decooney
+1, hehehe, someone did. new folks and...

+1, hehehe, someone did.

new folks and inquiring minds can pop on over to many different threads at YamahaSuperTenere.com and pose questions to the 5,193 Super Tenere buyer-owner-members there.
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,449
Posted By decooney
I would tend to agree. A friend bought a 2012...

I would tend to agree. A friend bought a 2012 Tenere with $2,000 in serious Penske/Ohlins fork and shock upgrades, springs, re-valving, etc. We swapped bikes, and while we both felt his bike...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,431
Posted By decooney
FWIW - there are FJR1300 > Tenere owners too as...

FWIW - there are FJR1300 > Tenere owners too as noted on other advrider posts.

My friend and I were in the process of buying a pair of FJR1300s and rediscovered the Yamaha Tenere ES in 2014. I...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,821
Posted By decooney
Who me? Nahhh... always liked a little sumpin'...

Who me? Nahhh... always liked a little sumpin' extra. :lol3
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 89,892
Posted By decooney
Wow. That's pretty cool.

Wow. That's pretty cool.
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,449
Posted By decooney
If you've not seen this article, it might help...

If you've not seen this article, it might help you to decide. I ride a lot of bumpy paved backroad stuff when I get a chance, and it's nice to be able to change the suspension on the fly or on a...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,821
Posted By decooney
Someone is "buying these" !!! Congratulations. ...

Someone is "buying these" !!! Congratulations. A lot of bike for the $.
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,821
Posted By decooney
Is that the leftover 2012 Tenere' at Star City...

Is that the leftover 2012 Tenere' at Star City Power Sports for 9999 "plus fees", whatever those are...

This bike?: ...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,634
Posted By decooney
TEXenvy, You'll get it worked out, and...

TEXenvy,

You'll get it worked out, and going in the right direction. So what if it takes an extra stop to stretch out a bit. Wherever you go, people will admire your bike. It's a cool...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,431
Posted By decooney
Deciding kind of depends on what you plan to do...

Deciding kind of depends on what you plan to do with the bike or where you plan to ride it. I look at the Tenere more like a multi-purpose sport version SUV and the HD RK/Sporty as luxury or sporty...
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,849
Posted By decooney
This roller coaster photo is a great visual of...

This roller coaster photo is a great visual of what it must be like to decide to purchase a motorcycle based on specs and online forum posts without doing a test ride. One day I went in prepared to...
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,431
Posted By decooney
No sweat, a few more of your "less than" posts...

No sweat, a few more of your "less than" posts will get me there. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,431
Posted By decooney
It's meant to be a directional arrow or route...

It's meant to be a directional arrow or route output path symbol vs. "less than". Would not go there since many who own Teneres also still own their Harleys. Both have their place so I would not say...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,431
Posted By decooney
Been there and it is not fun on a 250/450/690 for...

Been there and it is not fun on a 250/450/690 for more than 300 miles on a single day let alone multi-day rides. I use my S10 for this longer stuff now and save the engine life of the smaller enduros...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,431
Posted By decooney
It's not the first post I've seen of Harley...

It's not the first post I've seen of Harley converts to bigger ADV bikes and FJRs owners who moved to S10s and other heavyweight ADV bikes.

Just for grins, before I bought my S10, a good buddy...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,431
Posted By decooney
I too use the S10 as my Harley big bike cruiser...

I too use the S10 as my Harley big bike cruiser replacement with more versatility and comfort for rough paved roads and mild off road use. Mild adventure dirt riding is saved for my lighter weight...
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 89,892
Posted By decooney
Price is the price for the 2014 version while...

Price is the price for the 2014 version while sizes/colors last, and you can expect to pay more for the 2015 version. In my case I was not willing to snooze and lose out on a good deal (and my...
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 89,892
Posted By decooney
Exactly. This is why I jumped on the current...

Exactly. This is why I jumped on the current sale price before they are gone and all the sizes run out. Revzilla and the Klim MFG reminded me of this too. It was already a bit of a leap for me...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,272
Posted By decooney
If they do produce it, I wonder what the ratio of...

If they do produce it, I wonder what the ratio of current KTM owners will be stepping down from the KTM 1190 ADV bike to the new 800 twin vs. 690 enduro owners stepping up to the new 800. And,...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By decooney
Interesting, when I moved from my street fighter...

Interesting, when I moved from my street fighter bike to my ADV bike, I replaced my Cortech GX 3.0 Sport (non mesh) version jacket with the Klim Badlands Pro. If the BP works out, I may not need my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,700
Posted By decooney
Depending on what tires you run, worth noting the...

Depending on what tires you run, worth noting the 690 is decent on the road too when driving between trail systems, etc. I got stuck running with a dual sport group once late returning on the...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,431
Posted By decooney
Harley > Super Tenere XT1200Z riders here?

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Recently I let a few of my former Harley rider buddies try my S10. One guy went right out and bought one, and the other is seriously considering it now.

Just wondering if there are others...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,009,885
Posted By decooney
Agree 100%. My '14 is breaking in now at 1,000...

Agree 100%. My '14 is breaking in now at 1,000 miles and it's great. Plenty of torque and go-power, handles great, super comfortable. Easy and fun to ride.
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