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Forum: Beasts 07-02-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7,708
Views: 1,439,042
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Nice place to ride if you have a good seat

Nice place to ride if you have a good seat
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7,708
Views: 1,439,042
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Any chance to have a template of that screen?

Any chance to have a template of that screen?
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By Ze_zaskar
XT1200Z fuel gauge problem

Hello everybody,

I am the owner of a XT1200Z with 33000km, which I use as daily transportation and for some trips.
Generally, the first bar of the fuel gauge disapears at around 120/130km, and...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
It was not between bars, that's for shure. ...

It was not between bars, that's for shure.

It rarelly goes with 1 bar from full after 200/205km. In this case it had 250km, almost jumping to 1 bar from reserve.... and then went up to 1 bar from...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Fuel gauge problem

I was thinking about creating a new thread, but lets just keep with the mass for now...

The thing is, the fuel gauge on my S10 seems to have a problem.
It had 2 bars above reserve and +-250km....
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
The problem for me is not the noise itself, but...

The problem for me is not the noise itself, but rather the fact that it apeared suddently after so many silent miles
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Rear brake noise

Hi everybody

Today I was arriving home from a 120km ride when I noticed a noise from the rear end when slow speeding in the garage.
Closer examination shoed that the sound seems to come from the...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Tie the spokes to each other with zip ties. ...

Tie the spokes to each other with zip ties.

Cheap insurance
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7,708
Views: 1,439,042
Posted By Ze_zaskar
If Yamaha was as smart as BMW in terms of...

If Yamaha was as smart as BMW in terms of marketing, the stock S10 would look a lot more like that
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
I still prefer to have no evil at all ...

I still prefer to have no evil at all



Yes, a middleweight Tenere would be perfect. However on can't tell if Yamaha is even thinking about one right now. Japanese manufacturers are not as...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
I've had my S10 for 2 years now, and I feel both...

I've had my S10 for 2 years now, and I feel both done with farkling and ready for a final review of it.

Here it is now with the SW bashguard and the Off The Road.de windscreen:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,938,148
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Can't argue about that. I'm not saying that there...

Can't argue about that. I'm not saying that there are no good things about the Tele. It's sure makes the long travel front end behave a lot more like a short sportive fork on twisty roads, and that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,938,148
Posted By Ze_zaskar
This kind of stuff just strengthens my...

This kind of stuff just strengthens my everlasting thoughts that the Telelever is a bad idea in a bike like the GS.
I've tried some GSs over the years, and the fork is one of the reasons why I feel...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,938,148
Posted By Ze_zaskar
This new model seems to correct some details that...

This new model seems to correct some details that I think are overly dumb about the current GS:

-Longer swingarm;
-Wet clutch that's not in the middle of the bike;
-Much higher air intake;...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,926
Posted By Ze_zaskar
A little question for all the Pelican users. I've...

A little question for all the Pelican users. I've been using a Pelican 1500 as a topcase on my S10 for an year or so.
I love it, except for the rattle of the outer/smaller part of the latches. I do...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By Ze_zaskar
From my experience, gore tex boots are not a very...

From my experience, gore tex boots are not a very good idea for water crossings.
Water will get inside by the top and you'll get two buckets that take ages to dry
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,708
Posted By Ze_zaskar
From the few times I had the oportunity to ride a...

From the few times I had the oportunity to ride a GS, these are also my thoughts
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
That's an old problem of the S10. It happened to...

That's an old problem of the S10. It happened to me once, the day after a bike wash without starting the engine.
The good thing is that they always end up starting, you just need some faith
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
As I said, I've done a few water crossings with a...

As I said, I've done a few water crossings with a submerged final drive. Some hours of riding later I've checked the oil and the fluid was fine, every time. Not saying this is good for the FD, just...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
If you keep riding for some time after the water...

If you keep riding for some time after the water crossing you'll be fine, words from my mechanic. The S10's final drive runs quite hot and the water vapor will escape thru the vent. I've done a few...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7,708
Views: 1,439,042
Posted By Ze_zaskar
the funny thing is that a proper saddle can be...

the funny thing is that a proper saddle can be way more confortable than even the best bike seats, at leat for me. Leather is an incredible material. I've used a leather Brooks B17 on my bicycle for...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7,708
Views: 1,439,042
Posted By Ze_zaskar
By the way, what's that screen?

By the way, what's that screen?
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 79,106
Posted By Ze_zaskar
You shouldn't post your bike over here Jaumev,...

You shouldn't post your bike over here Jaumev, that will kill my wallet
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,476
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Yep, that's perfectly acceptable

Yep, that's perfectly acceptable
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,476
Posted By Ze_zaskar
This should go sticky

This should go sticky
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Well, I guess this sort of excludes the SW...

Well, I guess this sort of excludes the SW bashplate from my list...
By the way Jaumev, whats your review on the Touratech bashplate? I know your already commented it, but can't find the post.
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 79,106
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Inverted gravity :norton

Inverted gravity :norton
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,023
Posted By Ze_zaskar
I have a S10 and have riden a couple of GSs in...

I have a S10 and have riden a couple of GSs in the past. After 40k miles, I still think (more and more) the S10 is the very best bike FOR ME, but I would be well served and happy as well if I had a...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,873
Posted By Ze_zaskar
I think this only confirms what I said previously

I think this only confirms what I said previously
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,873
Posted By Ze_zaskar
The problem is not with the bike but with the...

The problem is not with the bike but with the Yamaha bash plate. So, is this really a Tenere problem? I dont think so. I yet to read about a sump hole that's not with that bashplate.
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 59,982
Posted By Ze_zaskar
6'1, 33'' inseam, XT1200Z

6'1, 33'' inseam, XT1200Z
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
I always think about the S10 as a Land Cruiser...

I always think about the S10 as a Land Cruiser 200, the GS as a Range Rover L322 and the KTM as something like a Nissan Patrol GR
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7,708
Views: 1,439,042
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Let me say Jaumev, you have great taste in bikes...

Let me say Jaumev, you have great taste in bikes and boots :D

By the way, after this trip, do you keep your opinions on th Tenere vs the GSA?
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,778
Posted By Ze_zaskar
It's just me or that tire is square as hell?

It's just me or that tire is square as hell?
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,708
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Australian Road Rider Anything else?

Australian Road Rider

Anything else?
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
There's some epic off topic on the Explorer...

There's some epic off topic on the Explorer thread regarding Tenere big tanks.
You should see this:

http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=3666.45
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 22,792
Views: 4,031,053
Posted By Ze_zaskar
That will settle down some BMW owners :rofl

That will settle down some BMW owners :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,168
Posted By Ze_zaskar
I mentioned driveline in the sense of the force...

I mentioned driveline in the sense of the force transmission line within the swingarm, and drivetrain for the transmission as a whole.

And I answered the original question in the sense of the U...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,168
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Thats a quite pertinent question. In fact, the...

Thats a quite pertinent question.
In fact, the swingarm (driveline) angle is critical to the function and health of the system.
As an example, raising links for the S10 generally avoid being over...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By Ze_zaskar
Parabéns pela mota, ao vivo ainda é melhor. Sou...

Parabéns pela mota, ao vivo ainda é melhor. Sou grande fã das Africa Twin. Também vou lá ao domingo ocasionalmente, com o pai ou com amigos. Se vires por lá uma XT1200Z em fase de artilhanço é a...
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