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Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
I was in your backyard Sunday. My Hwy 20 shortcut...

I was in your backyard Sunday. My Hwy 20 shortcut across the top end didn't turn out too well. That stretch of road has definitely changed in the past few years. What was once a quiet rural road is...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
Might as well throw in my .02 cents. Heat is not...

Might as well throw in my .02 cents. Heat is not an issue at all on my bike even in the hot, humid Atlanta summers. Just last Sunday I got caught in horrible traffic and I don't recall feeling much...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
Almost 23k. I'm a light weight compared to some...

Almost 23k. I'm a light weight compared to some here. I don't live on it but it definitely doesn't sit either.
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 24,525
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Posted By scottie boy
I put 900 miles on my '12 S10 this weekend. This...

I put 900 miles on my '12 S10 this weekend. This bike just seems to get better all the time. No news to anyone here I know.
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
Shame we're 1500 miles apart. It sounds like...

Shame we're 1500 miles apart. It sounds like we've got a lot in common.:wink:
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
FWIW I tried to recreate my hard start episode...

FWIW I tried to recreate my hard start episode today. No luck. Which is a good thing I guess. However, it still makes you wonder what caused it. Hopefully, it never occurs away from civilization and...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
I wish but I was on my way to work. I will be...

I wish but I was on my way to work. I will be later though.:evil
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
I don't think that was it. I barely washed the...

I don't think that was it. I barely washed the bottom of the motor to rinse off some oil. Countless times before, I have washed every square inch of it and not had a single hiccup. One of life's...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
Yes. In fact I put about 200 miles on it.

Yes. In fact I put about 200 miles on it.
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
After nearly 3 years of ownership, I finally had...

After nearly 3 years of ownership, I finally had a hard start today. Fortunately, I was able to start her after what seemed like an eternity but was more than likely 30 seconds or less. Due to work...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
A shop would never do something like that.:deal ...

A shop would never do something like that.:deal

Seriously, that sounds like a very possible explanation.
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24,525
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Posted By scottie boy
I've got a big trip planned in a few weeks and I...

I've got a big trip planned in a few weeks and I need to get some new tires for the Super T. I'm wondering if anyone here has tried the new Anakee 3 on their bikes and what was your impression of...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,557
Posted By scottie boy
I bought the extended warranty for peace of mind....

I bought the extended warranty for peace of mind. I haven't needed it once in three years of ownership.
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
I recently installed the Seat Concepts saddle on...

I recently installed the Seat Concepts saddle on mine. I thought the OEM seat was ok but my wife absolutely hated the pillion seat. So far I'm pleased with the outcome. It seems more supportive but...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
Give her some more time to break in. Mine was...

Give her some more time to break in. Mine was extremely vibey when it was new. 20k miles later its a completely different machine.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3,890
Views: 616,929
Posted By scottie boy
:dunno Oz is closer to Japan than America. Why...

:dunno Oz is closer to Japan than America. Why the huge mark up?
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,963
Posted By scottie boy
Well, start riding that thing and report back. ...

Well, start riding that thing and report back. :deal
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
According to Yamaha's website it has "stronger...

According to Yamaha's website it has "stronger and smoother acceleration". Hopefully, they tweaked the ECU and improved the fueling.
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 06:33 AM
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Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
You'll find that this bike gets better and better...

You'll find that this bike gets better and better with every single mile. Give it some serious time to break in. I've got 20k on mine and it runs so much better than when it was new.
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
Its quite ironic that you wrote this. Less than...

Its quite ironic that you wrote this. Less than an hour ago, I'm talking bikes with one of my buddies and I said the exact same thing. My '12 S-10 seems to get better all the time. Mine was one of...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,978
Posted By scottie boy
If you can afford them, I highly recommend the...

If you can afford them, I highly recommend the Jesse's. They are nearly indestructible. Ask me how I know.:deal
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
:thwak You should. So dish out the...

:thwak You should.


So dish out the info. Are you going to keep the S10? Is the KTM as phenomenal as everyone says it is?
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,978
Posted By scottie boy
Seems like most happy Tenere owners used to be...

Seems like most happy Tenere owners used to be frustrated BMW owners. For some reason I still have a soft spot for Beemers but not enough to make me purchase one again.
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
I didn't have any issues with the stock screen....

I didn't have any issues with the stock screen. I'm so tall that I'm out of the pocket and I'm in the clean air above.

By the way I have a V-Stream Sport Touring shield for sale in the flea...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
If you are refering to the '14, I doubt it. If...

If you are refering to the '14, I doubt it. If you are refering to the '12-13 models, definitely not.
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
It certainly looks larger to me. I know on my...

It certainly looks larger to me. I know on my bike the fan will kick on frequently. Perhaps they are trying to increase airflow to the radiator.
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,978
Posted By scottie boy
The current model displays air temp but I believe...

The current model displays air temp but I believe it is actually using the FI system's reading from the airbox. Which isn't too bad going down the highway but its completely useless in stop and go...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,978
Posted By scottie boy
After reading Graham's post more closely it...

After reading Graham's post more closely it specifically mentions a gear position indicator. Nothing about the temp readout though.

Also it mentions
"More enjoyable feeling during acceleration...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,978
Posted By scottie boy
I know they're trivial details but does anyone...

I know they're trivial details but does anyone know if the Gen 2 has a gear indicator? Also, did they give it an honest ambient temp readout?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,560
Views: 460,280
Posted By scottie boy
No affiliation with Jesse other than being a very...

No affiliation with Jesse other than being a very happy customer. Those bags will take abuse and ask for more. I stupidly decided to check my tank bag map while going thru a construction zone....
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 87,026
Posted By scottie boy
I'm going to agree and disagree with you here. ...

I'm going to agree and disagree with you here.

The stock engine mapping is not optimal but it certainly wasn't horrible. As a matter of fact, it was much better than my old DL1000. I also did the...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 87,026
Posted By scottie boy
I seem to remember "Cycle World" said that their...

I seem to remember "Cycle World" said that their tester S10 was low on oil after a big dual sport ride. I've never heard anyone here mention oil use. Also, mine has never used a single drop in its...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
Or you could go to the BMW LC thread and see 1443...

Or you could go to the BMW LC thread and see 1443 pages of problems?:dunno
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 110,177
Posted By scottie boy
It is my understanding (which could be wrong),...

It is my understanding (which could be wrong), that electronic suspension operates the same as a standard suspension. However, instead of you adjusting the settings by turning a screw or knob with...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,510
Posted By scottie boy
Unfortunately, I believe this is why a lot of...

Unfortunately, I believe this is why a lot of dealers don't offer a test ride. A couple of years ago I went by one of the local dealers. They had a dozen or so new bikes lined up outside trying to...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,309
Views: 880,423
Posted By scottie boy
Wow, that sounds like a dream job to me. :clap

Wow, that sounds like a dream job to me. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 293,397
Posted By scottie boy
Congrats on the new bike purchase. :clap

Congrats on the new bike purchase. :clap
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
I'm 6'4' and I ride with the seat on the high...

I'm 6'4' and I ride with the seat on the high position. I never had the buffeting issue with the stock screen; lots of wind but no buffeting.

I wanted more protection so I switched to the large...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,499,936
Posted By scottie boy
http://www.atbatt.com/yuasa-ytz14s-112ah-230-cca-m...

http://www.atbatt.com/yuasa-ytz14s-112ah-230-cca-maintenance-free-powersports-battery.asp


I don't know anything about this company but they have it for $153. I printed it out and went to my...
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