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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 5,151,441
Posted By richarddacat
Local dealer has a new 2013 for $10500. FYI ...

Local dealer has a new 2013 for $10500. FYI

Suspect 2014's be at a right price come spring. :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-28-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 5,151,441
Posted By richarddacat
Very cool story and adventurous rider. I could...

Very cool story and adventurous rider. I could tell by his writings in that other forum that he would be a pleasure to know.
I had not found out what was the cause of the oil burning at the time he...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,425
Posted By richarddacat
Cycle Trader is where I get my prices or rather...

Cycle Trader is where I get my prices or rather range of prices.

As far a being too heavy, coming from a smaller bike there will be a learning curve but I'm your same weight at 5'7" and don't have...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-28-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 5,151,441
Posted By richarddacat
Super Tenere with 133K miles. :huh If the...

Super Tenere with 133K miles. :huh

If the owner is on here they need to speak up but I suspect that haven't had time. :rofl

http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2012-Yamaha-Super-Tenere-113734645...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-28-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,784
Posted By richarddacat
I'm also looking at the Tenere and IMO I would...

I'm also looking at the Tenere and IMO I would opt-out of the ES upgrade.
Reason being is that I would most likely set it up and leave it alone. Any extra weight added such as a passenger could be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 5,151,441
Posted By richarddacat
Lucky you. No doubt he GL is an excellent touring...

Lucky you. No doubt he GL is an excellent touring machine but it didn't excite me like I thought it would. My brothers ST felt the same way, kinda gliding along on greased rails.

I stumbled up on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 5,151,441
Posted By richarddacat
Cool, once they let me in I'll pick his brain....

Cool, once they let me in I'll pick his brain. :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 5,151,441
Posted By richarddacat
SuperTenere? I'm still waiting acceptance :rofl ...

SuperTenere? I'm still waiting acceptance :rofl

Not an "ex" yet. Really like the FJR, just ready for something different.
Rode a fat pig (Goldwing) the other day thinking I wanted one of them,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 5,151,441
Posted By richarddacat
HEY, Thanks :wave Sounds like my FJR :lol3 ...

HEY, Thanks :wave Sounds like my FJR :lol3

Someone around here (Mid-Tn) recently traded in their 2012 at Sloans and got an 2014. Their 2012 is very slick and has sparked a flame with me.

BTW,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 5,151,441
Posted By richarddacat
Thanks for the info. After posting I went...

Thanks for the info.

After posting I went back in this thread to 2012 and worked my way forward. I've also visited that "other forum" that's all things Tenere.

May have to part with the FJR,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 5,151,441
Posted By richarddacat
quick question for the all knowing

Spotted a slick 2012 and haven't really studied this bike a lot.
I've read about a switching the clutch basket, and flash the computer to smooth it out or rather bring the older ones up to date....
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 25,231
Posted By richarddacat
1970 - 1995 outer race (steering head) bearing...

1970 - 1995 outer race (steering head) bearing removal tool.

SOLD - THANK YOU!!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 119,276
Posted By richarddacat
:y0! I don't have a Goldwing but I did stay...

:y0!

I don't have a Goldwing but I did stay in a Holiday Inn last night. :D

I suspect if you took a small piece of wire and stuck it in that 10mm bolt hole you would move enough crud out of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 23,806
Posted By richarddacat
Sorry to hear that. If you hear or read where...

Sorry to hear that.
If you hear or read where donations can be made please let us know.

Prayers to the family.
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,425
Posted By richarddacat
Any Gen I owners I have a couple of things to get...

Any Gen I owners I have a couple of things to get rid of.

Make me an offer and include shipping please.

Bar-risers and aux-light brackets that mount under the mirrors....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 23,806
Posted By richarddacat
No, crawled all over it with my Aerostitch on but...

No, crawled all over it with my Aerostitch on but no one noticed. :dunno Kinda wanted to take a ride on it but I was running out of time.
Haven't ridden one so I may not like them. They sit well...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 351,638
Posted By richarddacat
I guess that is a lot brighter than a regular...

I guess that is a lot brighter than a regular detector light?
I use a Screamer, a very loud beep that I can hear with earplugs our buds. Two levels, a high and low with an easy access toggle switch....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 23,806
Posted By richarddacat
I got a ride in today. Went down to...

I got a ride in today.

Went down to Winchester to look at a bike. Got an inch again for a LeadWing. :gerg
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,425
Posted By richarddacat
is because THIS is...

is because THIS is JANUARYhttp://i848.photobucket.com/albums/ab46/eatpasta/random/CIMG8020_zps43465e31.jpg

THIS is JANUARY[/QUOTE]

:flip just wait till the state breaks off and falls in the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,299
Views: 940,214
Posted By richarddacat
Beautiful style and design. :thumb

Beautiful style and design. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,425
Posted By richarddacat
I've got a AirHawk that might could be bought for...

I've got a AirHawk that might could be bought for a reasonable offer including shipping. [emoji41]
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 262,427
Posted By richarddacat
I guess you can sport-tour on anything but IMO a...

I guess you can sport-tour on anything but IMO a ST needs to be shaft driven and designed to be overloaded.

I'd say a real tourer needs the above along with more than adequate wind protection. But...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,425
Posted By richarddacat
Mine was built for me and is what I would...

Mine was built for me and is what I would recommend.

If you're going spend the money on a custom seat it might as well fit you and not someone else. I've had used Corbins on BMW's that did OK, the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,425
Posted By richarddacat
Yes, +1 for the Russell.

Yes, +1 for the Russell.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-10-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 80,123
Posted By richarddacat
Maybe ice cracking, too cold for crickets.

Maybe ice cracking, too cold for crickets.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 64,991
Posted By richarddacat
The bikes front end can't help it. :rofl ...

The bikes front end can't help it. :rofl

Someone needs to design a shield that's similar to a batwing that incorporates the headlight assembly IMO.
The Corbin bags look sweet and I also...
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7,473
Views: 1,497,872
Posted By richarddacat
This is the Rapid Transit - ...

This is the Rapid Transit -

http://i779.photobucket.com/albums/yy77/richarddacat/VescoRT_2_zpsbbfc6b1e.jpg (http://s779.photobucket.com/user/richarddacat/media/VescoRT_2_zpsbbfc6b1e.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7,473
Views: 1,497,872
Posted By richarddacat
No this is the Lynx...

No this is the Lynx -http://i779.photobucket.com/albums/yy77/richarddacat/IMG_0465_zpsa76b81e5.jpg (http://s779.photobucket.com/user/richarddacat/media/IMG_0465_zpsa76b81e5.jpg.html)

NJurnpikes is...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 313,620
Posted By richarddacat
:tough :spam come-on yoda, if you don't...

:tough

:spam come-on yoda, if you don't agree fine but if you want an argument take it to the basement.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,407
Posted By richarddacat
Great, last tag to R2L and Mr and Mrs Clocklaw...

Great, last tag to R2L and Mr and Mrs Clocklaw starting the new year off!!

Hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable 2015!! [emoji75]
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By richarddacat
Cool, looks like a good turnout.[emoji122]

Cool, looks like a good turnout.[emoji122]
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,455
Posted By richarddacat
Thanks, yes it was. May make some side covers...

Thanks, yes it was.
May make some side covers for my K75 low seat next. That looks pretty simple in comparison.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,407
Posted By richarddacat
:clap cool, run it empty and let MrBreeze...

:clap

cool, run it empty and let MrBreeze tank you up!! :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-29-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 94,148
Posted By richarddacat
:clap oooh....dreamy :raabia !!

:clap oooh....dreamy :raabia !!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-29-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,407
Posted By richarddacat
:clap nothing like a good bribe. :chace ...

:clap nothing like a good bribe. :chace

Wish I had the time to get a ride in. :cry
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,455
Posted By richarddacat
Bumping this for an update and because it's been...

Bumping this for an update and because it's been so damn handy having it.

No wear to amount to anything except between it and the rack. Some of the paint has wore off the smuggler over time so I...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 878,094
Posted By richarddacat
Oh, I've spoke to him but he appeared...

Oh, I've spoke to him but he appeared disinterested in selling. The note I dropped explained what repairs/parts were obviously in need and a rough estimate of what I would give for it including KBB....
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 878,094
Posted By richarddacat
There's one of these I see in a neighbors garage....

There's one of these I see in a neighbors garage. Been there uncovered and been sitting unused for years.
I dropped a note in his mailbox two years ago expressing interest but no response. :dunno
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,425
Posted By richarddacat
Actually I hate top boxes and don't use one. I...

Actually I hate top boxes and don't use one. I was curious as to what others thought because it makes sense to me that wind flow would be disrupted with a big box behind you.
Finding that sweet...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 721,425
Posted By richarddacat
Radiator and brake fluid flush. Swap out the gear...

Radiator and brake fluid flush. Swap out the gear lubes too. Air filter.
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