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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Scoobynut
Great RR, great pics! Sorry I couldn't make it...

Great RR, great pics! Sorry I couldn't make it down there, but looks like you had plenty of fun all by your lonesome.
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 26,096
Posted By Scoobynut
I owned a 2012 and now own a 2014. I traded to...

I owned a 2012 and now own a 2014. I traded to the the 2014 mainly for the cruise control as it's a very nice feature out here in the wide-open west. It wasn't even on my radar at the time, but the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By Scoobynut
I think Honda's models released in the 1987-1990...

I think Honda's models released in the 1987-1990 period were sort of a renaissance for motorcycling, at least for Honda in any case, though many of the machines were underrated and under appreciated...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
Nope. Super Tenere don't give a shit.

Nope. Super Tenere don't give a shit.
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
It sure would be interesting to know how many...

It sure would be interesting to know how many former BMW owners now have Super Teneres. Welcome to the family and to the world of reliable adventure!
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By Scoobynut
I voted a 9 because no bike is perfect, but for...

I voted a 9 because no bike is perfect, but for me this is about as good as it gets. :D
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
No wind? Now that is a fantasy! A couple of...

No wind? Now that is a fantasy!

A couple of (crappy cellphone) pics from a 1200 mile loop I rode last weekend, down through the Black Hills, over to the Bighorns, and back home through the...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,319,100
Posted By Scoobynut
Barefoot, do you have the OEM heated grips? ...

Barefoot, do you have the OEM heated grips? Before I added them to the 2012 I had, I didn't find the throttle tension objectionable, but afterwards the throttle was much stiffer, something to do...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 265,571
Posted By Scoobynut
Unfortunate really that so many chumps buy into...

Unfortunate really that so many chumps buy into that brand nonsense. A new classic Triumph shares no more DNA with the old Triumphs than a W800 does, not to mention the W800 is probably a better...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,207
Posted By Scoobynut
A bunch of aftermarket mufflers, and other stuff...

A bunch of aftermarket mufflers, and other stuff for the SR on this website. The owner of the website, Takashi, is well known in the U.S. CB1100 community. Great communication and shipping fast as...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 265,571
Posted By Scoobynut
I cornered one of the Kawi reps at the Int'l MC...

I cornered one of the Kawi reps at the Int'l MC show in Minneapolis in 2012 and he had some knowledge of the W800. He as much as admitted that Kawi felt burned by what happened to the W650. I tried...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
Silverfin, there's no snatchiness in 'T' mode, so...

Silverfin, there's no snatchiness in 'T' mode, so probably best to keep in that mode when 2-Up. Will keep your S.O. much happier and therefore you will be happier. :evil
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
Well, I'm not a professional bike tester or...

Well, I'm not a professional bike tester or critic, but am happy to give my own observations.

Power...more? It does seem like the Gen1 restrictions in the lower 3 gears has been eliminated, or at...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,916
Posted By Scoobynut
I believe Yamaha's 2nd shipment of S-10s are...

I believe Yamaha's 2nd shipment of S-10s are hitting the docks as we speak, June delivery is the general consensus anyways...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
In the EU, you can get the ES in the blue -- kind...

In the EU, you can get the ES in the blue -- kind of baffling why Yamaha didn't offer both colors on the ES here...but, anyways, in the end it doesn't really matter, the '14 in any color is an...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w46/cyrenus/DSC...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w46/cyrenus/DSC00080_zpse1d458fb.jpg (http://s173.photobucket.com/user/cyrenus/media/DSC00080_zpse1d458fb.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
I take this to mean feminine and gay colors are...

I take this to mean feminine and gay colors are acceptable to Canadians, is that what you're implying? :D
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,319,100
Posted By Scoobynut
I removed the stock Yamaha muffler from my 2012...

I removed the stock Yamaha muffler from my 2012 Tenere; it's all steel (not stainless) construction. I don't know the weight, but it seemed about twice as heavy as the LeoVince that replaced it. 20...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
Tremor, you're saying you can buy a S-10 in Japan...

Tremor, you're saying you can buy a S-10 in Japan from a dealer, and the blue Yamaha USA calls Team Yamaha Blue is available as Deep Purplish Blue Metallic on the S-10? In Japan? Or is that what...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
I think Mama Yama has called this alleged Deep...

I think Mama Yama has called this alleged Deep Purplish Blue 'Team Yamaha Blue' for quite a few years now, but hey what do they know? Myself I don't even see a hint of purple in it. Maybe a...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
Team Yamaha Blue according to the official Yama...

Team Yamaha Blue according to the official Yama website.
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
I agree, I think it's a knockout. ...

I agree, I think it's a knockout.

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w46/cyrenus/photo53_zps48e5d4cc.jpg (http://s173.photobucket.com/user/cyrenus/media/photo53_zps48e5d4cc.jpg.html)
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
Hey now, I resemble that remark! Crazy...

Hey now, I resemble that remark!

Crazy Jeeper, thanks for posting the pics. I think our rally was a huge success. On a small scale.
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,916
Posted By Scoobynut
Hey Crazy Jeeper, that must be my bike you're...

Hey Crazy Jeeper, that must be my bike you're talking about!

I used to own a '12, so I believe I'm qualified to comment here. I've got 1k miles on my '14 now and yes it's definitely smoother...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 51,367
Posted By Scoobynut
I believe someone has fitted the Altrider...

I believe someone has fitted the Altrider skidplate to a 2014, but with a slight modification; I think the guy had to leave on the small OEM sidestand washer thingy (you normally delete it with the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 580,765
Posted By Scoobynut
What Gypped said. The best source of non-U.S....

What Gypped said. The best source of non-U.S. dealer OEM parts for the CB1100 is samurider.com

Many of us inmates over on the CB1100 forum have bought parts from Mr. Takashi, who is a very solid,...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,319,100
Posted By Scoobynut
Compared to what you're riding now it'll feel...

Compared to what you're riding now it'll feel like an afterburner equipped fighter jet. Has huge grunt in reserve at 60 to 70 mph. I had a 2012, stock motor but with a Leo Vince slip-on. I now...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7,924
Views: 3,078,146
Posted By Scoobynut
I hear ya there. I have no delusions about these...

I hear ya there. I have no delusions about these old bikes. I own a 2013 CB1100 and it's light years ahead in all departments. I guess you could debate about the looks of a true classic -vs- a...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,319,100
Posted By Scoobynut
The one reason I was 'compelled' to trade my '12...

The one reason I was 'compelled' to trade my '12 for a '14 was the electronic cruise control. If cc isn't a must-have for you I'd say you'll be perfectly happy with a 2012.
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
You made the right choice (or the coin did!); you...

You made the right choice (or the coin did!); you will love the blue with the black and white speed block graphics when you see it in person. Reminds me of the graphic scheme Yamaha used on the Euro...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7,924
Views: 3,078,146
Posted By Scoobynut
Thanks, RideDS. I plan on taking it back to...

Thanks, RideDS. I plan on taking it back to completely stock, for aesthetic and collector value reasons, right down to stripping the paint shop pinstripes and applying correct replicas of the...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
Nice, rodder!!! It's a real shame we don't get...

Nice, rodder!!! It's a real shame we don't get the ZE/ES model in the racy blue paint scheme, I probably would've taken the plunge. I'm afraid I'm just not very crazy about the matte gray/black so...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7,924
Views: 3,078,146
Posted By Scoobynut
RideDS, I've read the history of Vetter too, and...

RideDS, I've read the history of Vetter too, and it was pretty remarkable stuff. He's definitely one of those eccentric genius types, and while I appreciate the history, and understand they were the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7,924
Views: 3,078,146
Posted By Scoobynut
Good eye -- it is indeed a Vetter. I'm not 100%...

Good eye -- it is indeed a Vetter. I'm not 100% certain I'll take the fairing off, but am definitely leaning that way. The thing about those goofy looking king/queen seats is they're much more...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
At the risk of interrupting this tank bag/grip...

At the risk of interrupting this tank bag/grip heater thread, here's a pic to placate those guys who think this is a Super Tenere picture thread. So far I've transferred hard bags and mounts, Corbin...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
The nerve of this guy, interrupting our tank bag...

The nerve of this guy, interrupting our tank bag thread...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7,924
Views: 3,078,146
Posted By Scoobynut
Thanks, Mal 7, I think I made out ok. ...

Thanks, Mal 7, I think I made out ok.

RideDS, great photos, the Panhead looks great, love these old machines.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7,924
Views: 3,078,146
Posted By Scoobynut
Just picked this up today for $900 with a title...

Just picked this up today for $900 with a title and runs. It's a '78 GS750. One family bike all its life w/15k miles. Will probably return it to stock although having a fairing with a cigarette...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
No doubt you ride your bike harder than I do, so...

No doubt you ride your bike harder than I do, so I can't say I've ever put the bag through the whoop test. Anyways, no biggie, the OEM bag works fine for me, but I've never used anything else on the...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,597,954
Posted By Scoobynut
Have you guys tried any hand-strengthening...

Have you guys tried any hand-strengthening exercises? :evil I find that if you cinch the rear strap by holding the strap end with one hand and using the side of your other hand to tighten it it...
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