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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-23-2015, 07:18 AM
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Views: 319,288
Posted By RoyQ
Good stuff! Love that cabin.

Good stuff! Love that cabin.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-20-2015, 08:00 AM
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Views: 319,288
Posted By RoyQ
My MLK day ride

Left early and backroads up to Vicksburg then up to 61 north of Vicksburg then backroads along Big Black up to 49 at Bentonia. 155 miles and 80% gravel. Very little dust and plenty of scenic riding. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-19-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 80,680
Posted By RoyQ
Yes it is a must do on the 12-13s still can't...

Yes it is a must do on the 12-13s still can't believe Yamaha has not recalled them for this. Its bad enough for a recall and the failure on one is catastrophic to a owners wallet.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-10-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15,769
Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
Yea the newbs there are on top of things, just...

Yea the newbs there are on top of things, just got a call with voicemail that told me I can come pick up my 2014 GROM at my convenience, only one issue, I picked the GROM up 3 days ago for the recall...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-05-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 80,680
Posted By RoyQ
2015 race season starts in 4 weeks!

I posted this pic on IG but for you non IGrs here is the finished product ready to race the 2015 Wera Mid Central and Nola regions.

Trust me it won't look this good by seasons end. Racing beats...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-02-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15,769
Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
I'd watch it :D

I'd watch it :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-01-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15,769
Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
You think the heated gear is nice try the heated...

You think the heated gear is nice try the heated grips :wink:

I have the pricey Yamaha Tenere heated grips but there are cheaper alternatives available.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-01-2015, 07:43 AM
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Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
vfrgreg ?

vfrgreg ?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-31-2014, 08:15 PM
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Views: 80,680
Posted By RoyQ
I still do lol :lol3 Racebikes have...

I still do lol :lol3



Racebikes have not went shaft drive yet :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-31-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 80,680
Posted By RoyQ
Heated gear is good! Tip: don't try and...

Heated gear is good!

Tip: don't try and break a chain with the push the pin out press most kits come with instead grind the rivet heads off then use the breaker pin to easily push the pin out....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-29-2014, 06:50 AM
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Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
Wow! You've been busy :D

Wow! You've been busy :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By RoyQ
I'm not on Facebook anymore (long gone from...

I'm not on Facebook anymore (long gone from there) but I did get the weekly email. :clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2014, 08:23 AM
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Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
Merry Christmas all!!

I'm kinda excited this morning Roadracing World Magazine did a short piece on me and my rides today.


http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/show-us-your-rides-part-7-roy-holmes/
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,087
Posted By RoyQ
Yea I noticed that to.

Yea I noticed that to.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,087
Posted By RoyQ
Holy crap

You were extremely lucky to not have been collected by the squid. :eek1 He simply tucked the front end from to much front brake into the turn. Probably looking in his rear view mirror at his buddy...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-21-2014, 08:11 PM
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Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
Its worth it, after 250 miles mines still quiet...

Its worth it, after 250 miles mines still quiet even with the Altrider skid plate on. I have no regrets. Mine was a 1-2 second rattler but got worse it seemed like over night. I didn't realize how...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-17-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,038,196
Posted By RoyQ
I'm still riding this thing

3 1/2 years later:D and a few repairs along the way and most recently the addition of the 14 cam chain tensioner.

Pos 12 tensioner shot at 29k miles actually sooner as its been rattling for at...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-14-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15,769
Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
From what I witnessed the yesterday a triumph...

From what I witnessed the yesterday a triumph warranty is not worth the paper it's printed on. Especially if you change your own oil. :rolleyes

I've long known Yamaha warranty sucked
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-14-2014, 04:50 PM
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Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
My warranty for what it was not worth ran out 2...

My warranty for what it was not worth ran out 2 1/2 years ago :

Screw US Yamaha I hate them anyway :wink:
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-14-2014, 04:48 PM
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Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
There is only one part now, the 14 model one. You...

There is only one part now, the 14 model one. You need the tensioner gasket, both new bolts and clutch cover gasket.

Even if your on 12 fiche the 14 part number comes up.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-14-2014, 10:37 AM
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Posted By RoyQ
Tenere owners

If you have a 12 or 13 go ahead and change to the 14 cam chain tensioner before it's too late and your bike grenades in the driveway on startup.

Changed mine out Friday night and it super quiet...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-05-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By RoyQ
Awesome! :clap

Awesome! :clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-03-2014, 06:44 AM
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Views: 74,563
Posted By RoyQ
2009 Suzuki DR200SE with only 268 miles on it

Wife does not need this bike anymore, great little bike in like new condition.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028057
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-29-2014, 07:32 PM
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Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
Great day of riding with good friends

In continuing with my above post we made it to Red Bluff which was Danny's first ever trip there. They have closed off the main access road for some reason which I suspect some idiot caused this.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-29-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15,769
Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
BBQ and it must be Leathas

About to eat lunch and Red Bluff rd with a mix of backroads after this.
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r173/rholmes18/D2A0F01A-4803-4B1F-9E0B-50555D703845_zpseukrtmj2.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By RoyQ
Mine had always done that to but it started...

Mine had always done that to but it started getting louder and lasting longer in recent months. Could be I had it sitting longer than ever before. Its definetely louder now and the slapping noise on...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2014, 10:12 AM
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Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
Yes mine would rattle on decel right after...

Yes mine would rattle on decel right after startup and coming up to first stop sign out of my neighborhood. I knew it was the cam chain as I've heard it in the past on Suzuki GSXR's but they would...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2014, 08:51 AM
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Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
It's become louder and louder and longer on cold...

It's become louder and louder and longer on cold week long sit-ups. The 14 tensioner is all new. Few Tenere's have jumped time on start up lately mostly high mileage bikes over 30k. I had GG contact...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-26-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15,769
Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
Hold on a few days I got some new stuff coming in...

Hold on a few days I got some new stuff coming in the mail. Most of which I tore up or busted up this past weekend at Nola. New paint job coming on the GSXR but that's a few weeks out. :D

Got a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 80,680
Posted By RoyQ
I've done better but it was a mixed wild weather...

I've done better but it was a mixed wild weather weekend. Set my best laptimes ever there in the high 40s which is flying. Took three 3rds on Saturday and one of those could have been a 2nd but I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 80,680
Posted By RoyQ
What kind of tire is that? You could have...

What kind of tire is that?

You could have come down to my place and I would have drank a beer while you worked :D but you would have to come down today because I was at Nola all weekend racing....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-09-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 72,891
Posted By RoyQ
Nope, me! :D

Nope, me! :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-28-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 15,769
Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
My 4 days at the Wera GNF

Didn't win any National Championships but it wasn't from trying. My class is stacked with back of the pack AMA riders so its tough but an excellent learning tool for me. I did manage 2nd place for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15,769
Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
No where to race that thing as it's not legal in...

No where to race that thing as it's not legal in any organization I frequent. Wrong brand anyway :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-26-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15,769
Views: 859,125
Posted By RoyQ
Safe to say no gravels planned on the trip :D

Safe to say no gravels planned on the trip :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-26-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By RoyQ
Welcome to lawlessness I mean Hinds County. ...

Welcome to lawlessness I mean Hinds County.

Everything must be kept inside and locked down even if you are at home. Learned that many years ago. Still live for the moment I actually catch one in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-23-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By RoyQ
FZ1 not FJ and I don't know them. :D

FZ1 not FJ and I don't know them. :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-23-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 12,648
Posted By RoyQ
See I don't get to attend this year and it all...

See I don't get to attend this year and it all falls apart. :lol3



Hope the attendance picks up but I'm pretty sure as of now my arms healed up enough that I will still be at Barber that...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 319,288
Posted By RoyQ
Lunch Saturday with some local fellows

No pressure :D

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r173/rholmes18/4AAD60B7-AEA9-4893-9B3F-01F1D9C893DC_zpsqpfo6rvl.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-11-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 80,680
Posted By RoyQ
Grom

The project is progressing.

Chimera cold air intake.
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r173/rholmes18/247050AF-450B-4F73-A4C1-D566CDB89651_zpsmdz0dbxz.jpg...
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