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Old 01-20-2013, 10:23 PM   #3736
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On the road from Ensenada to Tecate today. Although I miss my GSA, I still like the Tenere...

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Old 01-20-2013, 10:34 PM   #3737
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I like that 5100. It seems to be a cracker of a camera, either that or it's a piece of crap with a great photographer behind it

And did you realize you look just like the guy in your avatar..
It's funny looking at my avatar now, that WAS a current picture in 2004 when I joined this site

Yeah the 5100 is the KLR of the DSLR world, no respect, cheap but gets the job done if you do your part
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:37 PM   #3738
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On the road from Ensenada to Tecate today. Although I miss my GSA, I still like the Tenere...

I would be interested to see any more pics that you have showing your H&B crash bars, and to hear your thoughts on them. I like them and am trying to make my mind up at the moment. Thanks.
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:29 AM   #3739
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Any body want to see cruise ship pictures?

Snorkel shots? Wife in a swim suit? I was going to say fat people on
the beach, but that's kinda subjective with a guy my size.

Anyway, out of the Utah cold and quite sunburned today.
I guess as long as you have her permission??

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Old 01-21-2013, 12:32 AM   #3740
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On the road from Ensenada to Tecate today. Although I miss my GSA, I still like the Tenere...

Care to elaborate??
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Old 01-21-2013, 01:52 AM   #3741
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Yeah the 5100 is the KLR of the DSLR world,
Jeez that's a bit rough
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:39 AM   #3742
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From what I've read, using the Rox risers requires cable lengthening. Was that your experience?

Thanks.
Despite what others have posted I didnt need longer cables to fit 2" rox risers with stock bars. It should be noted that not all combinations of riser position/bar angle/lever angle will work and the stock bars pull back limits the positions further as the stock handgards can get close to smacking the tank on full lock. In the end to fix it more to my likeing I've risers and Pro Tapers again with stock cables/hoses and no restrictions on lock.
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:40 AM   #3743
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This was last August headed up it.


Looking down at Valley of the Gods road, yep rode that to.


Snow flats Rd two up, didn't make it far before having to turn around. The sand washes were muddy and it became work not fun.


We are headed back to Utah this year for two weeks. I have unfinished business there. Only this time I'll have K60's on the bike.
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Old 01-21-2013, 06:50 AM   #3744
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That's true with the 2" (or taller) *PIVOTING* Rox Risers - http://www.roxspeedfx.com/cgi-bin/ca...parts_id=10081 - and you *DO* have to get longer hydraulic hoses, but not throttle cables.

But not with the Offset Block ones I posted previously. I made no cable, hydraulic hose, or wiring changes to fit them to my bike, and have ridden that way for over 20,000 miles with them installed.

BTW, please note that the 1.75" *PIVOTING* risers - http://www.roxspeedfx.com/cgi-bin/ca...parts_id=10037 - will *NOT* work either, but for different reasons. With them there is not enough room between Rox's upper clamp and the pivot bar to all the OEM Yamaha upper bar clamps to fit in there.

Hope this helps!

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Old 01-21-2013, 12:15 PM   #3745
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I had no trouble with my 2" swivel-able and damped Rox risers.
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Old 01-21-2013, 01:51 PM   #3746
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I had no trouble with my 2" swivel-able and damped Rox risers.
On the your way to your Knights of the Round table meeting?
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Old 01-21-2013, 01:54 PM   #3747
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I guess as long as you have her permission?? I know mine would slit my throat if I tried that!
Sounds like your having fun!!
Yeah, I didn't think that one out very well. It would become an awful cold cruise
if the word got out. Jet skied in the ocean today. Sure beats Salt Lake weather!
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Old 01-21-2013, 02:00 PM   #3748
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Yeah, I didn't think that one out very well. It would become an awful cold cruise
if the word got out. Jet skied in the ocean today. Sure beats Salt Lake weather!


What's that old saying... "It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is permission."

Or have you suddenly turned all "Black Tenere" inside and gotten limp wristed?

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Old 01-21-2013, 02:24 PM   #3749
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Local river at flood stage

9 days of rain will do it. Those old piers out in the river are usually real tall and there is a boat pier on the other side of where the bikes are parked. It's under at least 10' of water right now. Good day for a January ride high mid 60's.

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Old 01-21-2013, 07:56 PM   #3750
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On the road from Ensenada to Tecate today. Although I miss my GSA, I still like the Tenere...


Great picture !! What wind shield are ya running ?
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