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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By sail2xxs
One of the most fun places I know of are the C&D...

One of the most fun places I know of are the C&D Canal access roads, both on the north and south sides of the canal. Just a quick ride to Chesapeake City on the eastern shore.

I'm over in...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Sidestand Switch Bypass

Does anyone know how to bypass the sidestand switch? After 76k miles, mine is getting a bit wonky (throwing error code 19). The problem is intermittent.

Thanks,

Chris
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,531
Posted By sail2xxs
Nice! Especially being up North! :1drinkMy 120...

Nice! Especially being up North! :1drinkMy 120 mile/day commute adds up. Haven't had a chance to do more than a 2 day weekend trip on the bike so far, but as always, my hopes are high! The Tenere is...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,531
Posted By sail2xxs
Nearly 50k miles so far this year. Chris

Nearly 50k miles so far this year.

Chris
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
I have found the Tenere stock seat to be more...

I have found the Tenere stock seat to be more comfortable than the stock seat on any of the bikes I've owned so far. After about 60K miles, I switched to a Sargent. The Sargent is firmer, dished, and...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 33,860
Posted By sail2xxs
I picked up the Armas jacket and pants (as well...

I picked up the Armas jacket and pants (as well as Pluto and Lobster Claw gloves) at the Revzilla store in Philadelphia on Saturday, and posted the following review on resellerratings.com. Just...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 33,860
Posted By sail2xxs
For anyone interested, Revzilla will be carrying...

For anyone interested, Revzilla will be carrying Rukka gear.... it's available via pre-order now. I called to check when it would be in the store, and they said 5-6 weeks... I'm pretty much at the...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 19,920
Posted By sail2xxs
I broke the 41K mile mark on my Tenere this past...

I broke the 41K mile mark on my Tenere this past Saturday; it is just over 11 months old. The bike has been absolutely reliable. I had an 800 GS before the Tenere, and though I really liked the bike...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-22-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,406
Sticky: Tet
Views: 132,163
Posted By sail2xxs
Chip, both files, the TETv1r and the TETsr3 made...

Chip, both files, the TETv1r and the TETsr3 made it. I am really looking forward to doing some of these rides, and appreciate all your hard work and effort in putting this together!

Chris
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Stop 'n go tire tire plug kit...

Stop 'n go tire tire plug kit (http://www.stopngo.com/products/Standard-Model-%252d-Tire-Plugger.html) air compressor, tire pressure gauge, spare headlight bulb, roll of duct tape. A bit more gas...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 22,604
Posted By sail2xxs
Really enjoyed meeting you guys! Thanks for...

Really enjoyed meeting you guys! Thanks for putting this together Wayne! Looking forward to the next RTE!

Chris
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By sail2xxs
If you're up for a burger, Spelunker's in Front...

If you're up for a burger, Spelunker's in Front Royal is a good spot to hit before or after Skyline Drive.
http://www.spelunkerscustard.com/

Chris
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 22,604
Posted By sail2xxs
Which airport? Guessing she doesn't travel light?...

Which airport? Guessing she doesn't travel light? I'll bring rachet straps... plenty of room on the S10 for a full-sized suitcase or two! :lol3

Chris
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 22,604
Posted By sail2xxs
Not totally set on departure timing, but it looks...

Not totally set on departure timing, but it looks like I'll be able to catch up with you guys at 1300 on Sunday!

Looking forward to meeting you all!

Best,

Chris
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Sorry, not a chance... :D but you might have some...

Sorry, not a chance... :D but you might have some luck with the Yamaha dealer... Romney Cycles in West Virginia has been really good to me. Good luck!

Chris
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 22,604
Posted By sail2xxs
Another "Idunnoyet" Chris

Another "Idunnoyet"

Chris
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
I hear you on the accessories pricing. I wonder...

I hear you on the accessories pricing. I wonder how much of that is because of the comparatively small market (small product runs?), and how much is because of the target buyer... If you want to...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
The rideonadv.com plate attaches to the frame...

The rideonadv.com plate attaches to the frame (same spot as the ALTRider crashbars), and uses a sidestand crosspiece. Nothing attached to the engine or sump. Having had "deformation" issues and holed...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Paul - the directions for the Hepco Becker plate...

Paul - the directions for the Hepco Becker plate are at: http://neu.hepco-becker.de/Montageanleitungen/8104531.pdf

It does not appear to be entirely frame-mounted - the forward mount is on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-21-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27,657
Views: 1,293,665
Posted By sail2xxs
A buddy of mine sent this... along the lines of...

A buddy of mine sent this... along the lines of the "whale foreskin" riding suit. :D

Motorcycle Advice: Harley Davidson Rider Gives a New Biker Some Tips...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
It's not a frame mounted plate though... ...

It's not a frame mounted plate though...

Chris
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27,657
Views: 1,293,665
Posted By sail2xxs
Long way would be cool!! This Sunday is a maybe,...

Long way would be cool!! This Sunday is a maybe, next Sunday is too early to tell.

Chris
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 27,657
Views: 1,293,665
Posted By sail2xxs
I'm on the Tenere daily at about 0530. The cage...

I'm on the Tenere daily at about 0530. The cage can't get me back from work quickly enough in the afternoon. :-) Since there are a bunch of us Arundel Adventurers, we could almost do a "RFG" - Ride...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,328
Posted By sail2xxs
You could try www.rideonadv.com...

You could try www.rideonadv.com (http://www.rideonadv.com) or revzilla for the heidenaus as well... they are worth every penny, and will outlast shinkos by a substantial margin. The first set of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-18-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27,657
Views: 1,293,665
Posted By sail2xxs
I don't post much, but I live right around the...

I don't post much, but I live right around the corner from you in Edgewater. Sundays are more or less the only day I can go riding for fun. The rest of the week I commute to DC. Drop a line!

Chris
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
The best skid plate I know of for the S10 is made...

The best skid plate I know of for the S10 is made by RideOn ADV. http://www.rideonadv.com Totally isolated from the oil pan, and strong as hell.

I have no commerical interest, but I am a very...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
It is somewhere near the beginning of this...

It is somewhere near the beginning of this thread, which I've read every page of, but have trouble finding much in. :wink:
Look for posts by R3B - can't remember where he was located, but he was...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Yes, but the plate is the production version,...

Yes, but the plate is the production version, which doesn't look quite like that. It is at least equally as effective though, and being a function over form kinda guy who has a limited farkle...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
RideOn ADV Skidplate

Not sure what the deal is with posting links to other sites, but I wanted to put this out there for anyone thinking about the RideOn ADV skidplate for the S10. I posted this initial review on the S10...
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
I'm running Fastway F5s on my S10 - happy so far....

I'm running Fastway F5s on my S10 - happy so far. I pulled them off my 800 GS before selling it.

Chris
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Well, at least one aspect of BMW's GS marketing...

Well, at least one aspect of BMW's GS marketing is true then - they are "UNSTOPPABLE" off road!!! :rofl:rofl

Chris
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Congrats on the new bike! Why can't you...

Congrats on the new bike!

Why can't you bring it along on vacation?
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Regarding the ABS on the S10 vs the GS, I thought...

Regarding the ABS on the S10 vs the GS, I thought one of the reasons for the smoother and more effective performance of the S10 was the number of magnets in the sensor assembly?

Chris
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Mine will arrive at the delaer August 5.......

Mine will arrive at the delaer August 5.... picking it up August 11 or 12.

It's been a very long wait.

Chris
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Awesome!!!! Congratulations!! Calling my...

Awesome!!!! Congratulations!!

Calling my dealer now... :D

Chris
Blue S10 on order
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,590
Posted By sail2xxs
Congratulations Nick! That was an awesome, epic,...

Congratulations Nick! That was an awesome, epic, and absolutely inspiring ride. I followed your progress daily.

When you've caught up on your rest, I would be very interested in learning your...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
When I first saw that Yamaha was co-sponsoring...

When I first saw that Yamaha was co-sponsoring the series, I was very excited that maybe they would find a way to get the S10s over here quicker... it really sucks for them that a good chunk of 2011...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,490,131
Posted By sail2xxs
Trevor, I'm most interested in the bash plate,...

Trevor, I'm most interested in the bash plate, pannier racks, and driveshaft joint protector. Riding the V-Strom to the Cabot Trail this weekend, otherwise I'd be at Capital Cycle in a heartbeat.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,590
Posted By sail2xxs
Congratulations Nick!! I have nothing but respect...

Congratulations Nick!! I have nothing but respect and admiration for your achievement. I am most impressed at your ability to deal with all the border crossings and paperwork after putting in so much...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 130,170
Posted By sail2xxs
Rema in Paluda = R3B! Good to see you back...

Rema in Paluda = R3B!

Good to see you back posting again - like the new color on the bike.

Chris
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