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Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 93,601
Posted By RocketJohn
if you use an apple Lightning connector cable...

if you use an apple Lightning connector cable with your iPhone5/5c/5s it will not only charge the phone but it will pull the music/audio off the phone into the Garmin. Then use audio line out or...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,110
Posted By RocketJohn
SWConnect at the AppStore SWConnect FAQ: ...

SWConnect at the AppStore

SWConnect FAQ: How to setup
http://rvtechtools.com/support.html

The broadcast via twitter or email service:
https://spotwalla.com
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,110
Posted By RocketJohn
Thanks guys! Testing now!

Thanks guys! Testing now!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-05-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 93,601
Posted By RocketJohn
I haven't figured the beep thing out in this one....

I haven't figured the beep thing out in this one. My FJ's Garmin based Kenwood GPS has this feature.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-05-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 93,601
Posted By RocketJohn
I find the voices with all GPS units too...

I find the voices with all GPS units too distracting. I like a chime or it to be quiet. I can see the screen and have a distance till the turn.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-04-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 93,601
Posted By RocketJohn
it's been a long time since I've had a GPS on a...

it's been a long time since I've had a GPS on a bike. from 2002-2006 I had a GPS-V in a touratech mount.

I was tired of spending so much money on moto gadgets that weren't improving my experience...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By RocketJohn
Metzeler Tourance

Metzeler Tourance
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25,258
Views: 4,704,401
Posted By RocketJohn
firmer, less flat, less balls going into tank......

firmer, less flat, less balls going into tank... high quality, big recommendation... Now I haven't ridden it 10 hrs straight yet, but based on my experience with different seats, I expect this to be...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25,258
Views: 4,704,401
Posted By RocketJohn
I rec'd my rebuilt seat from Laam seats...

I rec'd my rebuilt seat from Laam seats yesterday. Seems more supportive. Quality product for sure.
...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8,790
Views: 1,770,205
Posted By RocketJohn
Feb 2014, Denver 70F ...

Feb 2014, Denver 70F

http://rocketjohn.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-Super-Tenere/i-7vf75KJ/0/L/0-L.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 112,871
Posted By RocketJohn
' That bike is still brand new!

'


That bike is still brand new!
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 48,660
Posted By RocketJohn
nope... i live in a very dry climate, Colorado. ...

nope... i live in a very dry climate, Colorado. Not that bad here for fogging.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,470
Posted By RocketJohn
I need to get over to NZ one of these days and...

I need to get over to NZ one of these days and ride your roads...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,470
Posted By RocketJohn
terrible device... I use the iJet remote,...

terrible device...

I use the iJet remote, much better.
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 48,660
Posted By RocketJohn
Visor seals tightly, but the airflow holes in the...

Visor seals tightly, but the airflow holes in the helmet flow air efficiently. This helmet redefines best in class touring helmet for me. No regrets after 9 months.
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,836
Posted By RocketJohn
http://www.gforcepowersports.com Best Yammie...

http://www.gforcepowersports.com

Best Yammie dealer in the state...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 112,871
Posted By RocketJohn
no issues, thanks to Altrider. ...

no issues, thanks to Altrider.

http://rocketjohn.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-Super-Tenere/i-XVJS7d2/0/XL/DSC_5188-XL.jpg
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,657
Posted By RocketJohn
haha... very stable... saddle upside down...

haha... very stable...

saddle upside down isn't an optimum feel!
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,657
Posted By RocketJohn
or you can get a sears moto stand for $60 on sale...

or you can get a sears moto stand for $60 on sale and wallah!

http://rocketjohn.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-Super-Tenere/i-H9P7qrB/0/L/IMG_0690-L.jpg
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 553,080
Posted By RocketJohn
It's an evolved Vstrom 1000. I too am surprised...

It's an evolved Vstrom 1000. I too am surprised they don't offer spokes... but they have never and they still don't.

These are modern standards with small screens basically.
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 553,080
Posted By RocketJohn
It's just like BMW... :)

It's just like BMW... :)
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 112,871
Posted By RocketJohn
The complexity of electronic suspension doesn't...

The complexity of electronic suspension doesn't seem like a reliable upgrade. Current gen suspension isn't something I've ever wished was better. I hope YAMAHA keeps importing this best in class...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,657
Posted By RocketJohn
Yamaha Super Tenere is the best all around...

Yamaha Super Tenere is the best all around motorcycle in the world, bar none.
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,790
Views: 1,770,205
Posted By RocketJohn
impressive... inside pics?

impressive... inside pics?
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,068
Posted By RocketJohn
it's not just the hassle...people that put 15k...

it's not just the hassle...people that put 15k miles a year, its an added expense... and for what? its not a motocross/sportbike...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,068
Posted By RocketJohn
I guess it depends how many they have sold. I...

I guess it depends how many they have sold. I see them regularly up here in Colorado... not sure about other places in the USA.

A midsized Tenere in the 800-900 range would have to be more than...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,068
Posted By RocketJohn
Yamaha is now known to have the best reliability...

Yamaha is now known to have the best reliability in the industry. That alone was the #1 reason for me to buy that brand. Their adventure bike, the S10 with shaft drive, modern electronics in a best...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25,258
Views: 4,704,401
Posted By RocketJohn
I really never think about the throttle or...

I really never think about the throttle or fueling program until I read this thread.

That said, I'll probably do this ECU thing sometime next year.
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,821
Posted By RocketJohn
There a delivery guy in the UK with 400k on this...

There a delivery guy in the UK with 400k on this VFR700... You must be getting up there in miles!
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25,258
Views: 4,704,401
Posted By RocketJohn
Nice review. I picked up my 2013 Yamaha...

Nice review.

I picked up my 2013 Yamaha Super Tenere exactly 6 months ago and only have 2,500 miles on it. I've never been more than 150 miles from my house. With my busy work schedule I haven't...
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By RocketJohn
I don't believe so.

I don't believe so.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 48,660
Posted By RocketJohn
after a few months with the GT Air, there is no...

after a few months with the GT Air, there is no better helmet made.
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By RocketJohn
Qwest is quieter. I was headed to local store to...

Qwest is quieter. I was headed to local store to buy a Qwest and then I saw the GT-Air. Came home with that.

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/shoei/gt-air/review.htm
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-05-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,856
Posted By RocketJohn
are there any other alternatives? I haven't had...

are there any other alternatives? I haven't had a GPS on a bike since 06 when I was running a Garmin GPS-V. I typically know where I'm going or prepare, but a small water proof unit would be handy.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,652
Posted By RocketJohn
I've seen no issues, but I don't drag pegs on my...

I've seen no issues, but I don't drag pegs on my tall Adv bike and I just put the tires on. But these are hardly a knobby. Made in Korea, but seem to be a solid quality tire.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,652
Posted By RocketJohn
I have a few hundred miles on the M-40s on my...

I have a few hundred miles on the M-40s on my Yammie S10, with 1/3 of that on dirt. Seems to do fine all the way up to 100mph.

once mounted:
...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25,258
Views: 4,704,401
Posted By RocketJohn
I guess the bike felt you weren't using it enough.

I guess the bike felt you weren't using it enough.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By RocketJohn
Nice write up Doc! My plan entering summer...

Nice write up Doc!

My plan entering summer was to join you guys at Westfst, but was tied up for over two weeks on biz in Singapore and Japan.
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By RocketJohn
If you have a reliable GS, keep it.

If you have a reliable GS, keep it.
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25,258
Views: 4,704,401
Posted By RocketJohn
Yep, that's why I bought a set.

Yep, that's why I bought a set.
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