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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27,104
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Posted By Scoobynut
+1. The voice of reason is alive and well.

+1. The voice of reason is alive and well.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 962,038
Posted By Scoobynut
If you're a member of the younger crowd, then I'm...

If you're a member of the younger crowd, then I'm practically a teenager at 51! :D

I'm doing good, Plungerhead. How about you? I still visit the cb1100 forum regularly, but haven't posted much...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,274
Views: 330,540
Posted By Scoobynut
"I have a pet turtle named Todd that I need to...

"I have a pet turtle named Todd that I need to rehome. I moved in with my mom so I can not keep Todd anymore.

Todd is very friendly and walks on a collar.

Please text me, only texts!"

Oh...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 962,038
Posted By Scoobynut
I wouldn't go quite that far, but I've never been...

I wouldn't go quite that far, but I've never been a fan of the cyclops headlights on those MVs. I also think that any bikes wrapped in plastic are at a natural disadvantage when it comes to looks. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,283,374
Posted By Scoobynut
Very cool photo, Old Git. Also very cool that...

Very cool photo, Old Git. Also very cool that the designer bought you an air filter. I'd get it laminated or bronzed as a memento. I would've had him autograph it at least!
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 110,513
Posted By Scoobynut
Wow, could it be any more blatant? If I was...

Wow, could it be any more blatant? If I was Honda I'd be tempted to drop a Hellfire missile on the factory producing that. I suppose that would cause an international incident. Oh well...

Talk...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9,131
Views: 2,097,778
Posted By Scoobynut
Very refreshing to hear this (sorry for the brief...

Very refreshing to hear this (sorry for the brief thread detour ya'll); I had a comment deleted from the FJ-09 thread because I blamed high CA dealer prices on the cost of doing business in Cali due...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 742,592
Posted By Scoobynut
Same valve adjust. interval as CB1100. For...

Same valve adjust. interval as CB1100. For thoughts from former Bonneville owners, there's a thread over on the CB1100 forum. Google is your friend.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,058,283
Posted By Scoobynut
+1, couldn't agree more.

+1, couldn't agree more.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,283,374
Posted By Scoobynut
Sounds like the perfect scooter for lonely...

Sounds like the perfect scooter for lonely bachelors. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By Scoobynut
Sounds like it had been abused and neglected;...

Sounds like it had been abused and neglected; Hawks have a great reputation for being solidly reliable -- if taken care of.
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By Scoobynut
This one has just over 13k on it, so probably not...

This one has just over 13k on it, so probably not your bike. As far as I know this one was delivered in and has always been in North Dakota.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,283,374
Posted By Scoobynut
I highly doubt it as the controller for the 2014+...

I highly doubt it as the controller for the 2014+ is integrated into the switchgear and is not a separate controller like on the pre-2014s. I'd advertise it over on the supertenere.com site, I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By Scoobynut
Thanks, Stix. Bought it from a friend about 3...

Thanks, Stix. Bought it from a friend about 3 years ago, he let me have it for $2k, so I could hardly refuse.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-05-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,283,374
Posted By Scoobynut
Congrats, NJ-Bill! Welcome to the wonderful...

Congrats, NJ-Bill! Welcome to the wonderful world of the Super Tenere!
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By Scoobynut
I've had three. This is the one I have now: ...

I've had three. This is the one I have now:

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w46/cyrenus/P1030878.jpg (http://s173.photobucket.com/user/cyrenus/media/P1030878.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 318,519
Posted By Scoobynut
What the hell? My reply to this post got...

What the hell? My reply to this post got deleted? Because I attributed high prices in Calfornia to their leftist government policies and the resultant high cost of doing business there? OK, fine,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 514,903
Posted By Scoobynut
Yeah, that's one of them thar Screaming Eagle CVO...

Yeah, that's one of them thar Screaming Eagle CVO FLTHXRXFTWXLX XXOO XYZ PDQ OMG Badass Bagger Eye Candy HDs I was talkin' about.
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 514,903
Posted By Scoobynut
Doesn't seem to be any more expensive than a...

Doesn't seem to be any more expensive than a Screaming Eagle CVO FLTHXRXFTWXLX XXOO Badass Bagger Eye Candy HD.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,283,374
Posted By Scoobynut
You live in Montana? You want a '14 or '15 with...

You live in Montana? You want a '14 or '15 with cruise control. Trust me.

The motor on the '14+ is smoother with better fueling too, among other nice updates.
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 75,947
Posted By Scoobynut
Whenever I see that new RT, it always seems like...

Whenever I see that new RT, it always seems like the front fairing and front wheel are in a different scale, but somehow ended up in the same photograph.
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 318,519
Posted By Scoobynut
If it's anything like my Super Tenere, the...

If it's anything like my Super Tenere, the suspension will loosen up and become more supple as the miles pile up. Mine was harsh for the first 500 or so miles.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 962,038
Posted By Scoobynut
Agreed. That Jackass is dead sexy.

Agreed. That Jackass is dead sexy.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 742,592
Posted By Scoobynut
Nice photos, TINK. Best I've seen of a '14 so...

Nice photos, TINK. Best I've seen of a '14 so far.

As far as the 5 speed vs. 6 speed debate, I have a '13 with the 5 speed, and I find it makes the motor a little too busy at 80 mph, which we can...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 962,038
Posted By Scoobynut
Well, as you said, 'beauty is in the eye of the...

Well, as you said, 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder.' This bike looks sort of awkward and spindly to me, with a too high tail and hiked up suspension, like a gangly teenager or a newborn...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 742,592
Posted By Scoobynut
Head on over to the CB1100 forum, there's a long...

Head on over to the CB1100 forum, there's a long thread all about the Staintune. Most people love theirs. I do! Oh, and nice CB!
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 962,038
Posted By Scoobynut
Is Jar Jar Banks related to Jar Jar Binks? ...

Is Jar Jar Banks related to Jar Jar Binks? Cousins maybe?
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 962,038
Posted By Scoobynut
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w46/cyrenus/P10...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w46/cyrenus/P1030888.jpg (http://s173.photobucket.com/user/cyrenus/media/P1030888.jpg.html)
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w46/cyrenus/P1030868.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,349
Posted By Scoobynut
You'd better buy a stronger tow rope.:D

You'd better buy a stronger tow rope.:D
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 318,519
Posted By Scoobynut
For some reason I feel like I've seen this photo...

For some reason I feel like I've seen this photo before.
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 318,519
Posted By Scoobynut
I remember when I bought my Super Tenere it had...

I remember when I bought my Super Tenere it had the same warnings against using the top case with the side cases. I looked on the UK and EU Yamaha sites and no such warnings -- hell, they even...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 318,519
Posted By Scoobynut
The reviewer said the ergonomics were great. If...

The reviewer said the ergonomics were great. If you are only worried about how you might look on the bike due to your height, I'm sure Yamaha will be happy to show you something in a Super Tenere...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,932
Posted By Scoobynut
I live in North Dakota and own a CB1100; it's...

I live in North Dakota and own a CB1100; it's more of an occasional play bike for me as I ride a Super Tenere on long trips. My CB has no windshield at all and I've ridden it in the high winds...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 742,592
Posted By Scoobynut
The CB1100 has been sold in Japan since 2010. ...

The CB1100 has been sold in Japan since 2010. All the JDM bikes are restricted to 112 mph. Honda left the restriction in place on the U.S. bikes. Why? Couldn't tell ya. Could have something to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 318,519
Posted By Scoobynut
I believe the exact issue is a severe case of...

I believe the exact issue is a severe case of attorney caution and/or corporate CYA on the part of Yamaha usa...I believe Yamaha Europe doesn't post these 'warnings' for combining side cases with a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 742,592
Posted By Scoobynut
So is the Grom, which as I understand it, has...

So is the Grom, which as I understand it, has been a very good seller, so go figure.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 318,519
Posted By Scoobynut
You could probably source the individual parts...

You could probably source the individual parts from overseas somehow -- forks, body panels etc. -- but getting the whole bike into the states is highly unlikely due to Federal importation...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 318,519
Posted By Scoobynut
How do you know puddles isn't 4'13"?

How do you know puddles isn't 4'13"?
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 318,519
Posted By Scoobynut
Ride review from motorcycledaily.com: ...

Ride review from motorcycledaily.com:

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2014/12/2015-yamaha-fj-09-md-first-ride-part-2/

Here's what the reviewer said about the suspension, with the caveat that he...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9,131
Views: 2,097,778
Posted By Scoobynut
Have had mine mistaken for a BMW many times by...

Have had mine mistaken for a BMW many times by those NOT in the know... after I tell them it's "Yamaha's competitor to the GS1200," I can never resist adding, "...without all the headaches or high...
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