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Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,878,950
Posted By Tallbastid
GB, that looks awesome! Crazy it only ran you...

GB, that looks awesome! Crazy it only ran you $300... Gets me thinking. I really wanted a white one but acted too late and only had primer grey as a choice. I'd love to get the bike done in old...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 122,395
Posted By Tallbastid
Lovely.

Lovely.
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
Damn, those Mosko bags look promising. I think...

Damn, those Mosko bags look promising. I think I've decided on soft bags. I surprised myself this summer with how willing I was to take a $10,000+ bike off road, and the big girl surprised me with...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
Any of you guys running soft panniers instead of...

Any of you guys running soft panniers instead of the traditional hard cases? Researching now, have a top case but undecided which direction to take with side cases. Any input?
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
I appreciate all the knowledge on the hard start...

I appreciate all the knowledge on the hard start issue. Happened to me on my two month old S10 a couple weeks back :huh. I had blipped the throttle right as I started the bike cold, and that stalled...
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,142
Posted By Tallbastid
I love that the Tenere threads are so boring due...

I love that the Tenere threads are so boring due to lack of mechanical issues. :D
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
:clap:lol3

:clap:lol3
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
How big a dude are you? I'm 6'8", 300 lbs, and I...

How big a dude are you? I'm 6'8", 300 lbs, and I fit well on the bike. Still look like a monkey fucking a football but it's very comfortable for me to ride, even with my 6'0 gf on the back.

To...
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,878,950
Posted By Tallbastid
Beautiful Tenere! Anyone know where I can find...

Beautiful Tenere! Anyone know where I can find that windshield graphic?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-06-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By Tallbastid
Thanks for the advice guys. I'm waging war with...

Thanks for the advice guys. I'm waging war with the little fuckers currently with mothballs, dryer sheets all over the bike, and traps. I've caught two already. Im also planning on riding the bike...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By Tallbastid
How do you guys mouse-proof your bikes?

I rent an older home in Vermont, and while I'm lucky enough to have a garage, it's got plenty of places for critters to get in. I actually had mouse damage on my old VFR last winter, which resulted...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
Kind of off topic, but what were the...

Kind of off topic, but what were the uniform/safety requirements for riding on duty? Im curious, because I've seen lots of officers riding in short sleeved shirts and open-faced helmets. I would...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,015
Posted By Tallbastid
That's what I thought before my test ride. But...

That's what I thought before my test ride. But like many, the test ride blew me away. I was looking for the one bike that would haul me and my fiancée around, rip up the twisties and explore dirt...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-23-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,270
Posted By Tallbastid
http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/...

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/3c8e0ebd38d80919efbf0ab466926345_zps539141fc.jpg


Most beautiful riding weather I can remember, exploring hundreds of miles of scenic dirt roads...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,847
Posted By Tallbastid
Great report, thanks for posting! I NEED to get...

Great report, thanks for posting! I NEED to get back out West!!! :wink:
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,477
Posted By Tallbastid
I'm a carpenter and installed the epoxy finish on...

I'm a carpenter and installed the epoxy finish on a customers garage which, from the sound of it, was in pretty similar shape to yours, but smaller. We rented a floor sander with a mesh concrete...
Forum: Face plant 10-18-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,323
Posted By Tallbastid
Not one for over-zealous lawyers and frivolous...

Not one for over-zealous lawyers and frivolous lawsuits, but in this case, I think it's completely justified to take her to the cleaners. I'd get the best lawyer you can find, then start picking out...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,015
Posted By Tallbastid
I just disagree with this. The S10 can very...

I just disagree with this. The S10 can very easily do dirt, and it's fun too! True, it's not a 300exc, but it handles surprisingly well in the rocks and dirt for its size. Traction control keeps the...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
I have the factory Yamaha crash bars on my S10...

I have the factory Yamaha crash bars on my S10 which are good but only really protect the lower portions of the bike. Are there any supplemental crash bars that will protect the upper portions of the...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
I guess I don't get the trailer thing with...

I guess I don't get the trailer thing with motorcycles... I feel like the motorcycle is the anti-trailer. You can only bring as much as you can fit in three small boxes, the rest you'll have to go...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,321
Posted By Tallbastid
This is blasphemous, I realize, but I didn't like...

This is blasphemous, I realize, but I didn't like the 990adv nearly as much as I thought I would. Especially after the way people on here talk about them, I thought after one ride on the 990 I would...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 371,972
Posted By Tallbastid
Not peak but getting pretty good... ...

Not peak but getting pretty good...



http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/c7f41c59c7c8d93446943cba2cec976f_zps3210c4fd.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9,013
Views: 1,878,950
Posted By Tallbastid
http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/...

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/Brton161/c7f41c59c7c8d93446943cba2cec976f_zps3210c4fd.jpg

Beautiful ride after work today :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By Tallbastid
Am I allowed to bring along a passenger on my...

Am I allowed to bring along a passenger on my Tenere?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 288,131
Posted By Tallbastid
Can we have a hint?

Can we have a hint?
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
Sorry if this is 205, but does getting a flash...

Sorry if this is 205, but does getting a flash affect warranty?
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
How'd you manage that?

How'd you manage that?
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
That's the way I see it. More than enough power...

That's the way I see it. More than enough power to do time, triple digits is effortless.... Not that I'd know... And TC off in the dirt is fun as hell. The feeling of a 600lb motorcycle drifting a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,581
Posted By Tallbastid
I'm always covering my front brake with my index...

I'm always covering my front brake with my index finger. I also keep an index finger on clutch as well. MTB/Moto habits die hard. It's amazing how much actual braking can be done with one finger,...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By Tallbastid
I'm 6'8", 310 lbs. and ride a Tenere. I love it,...

I'm 6'8", 310 lbs. and ride a Tenere. I love it, plenty of motor, ergs are very comfortable, antilock brakes are a big, big improvement over what I've experiences with the Beemers. Erg-wise, mine is...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
Hey thanks for the reply man! Screen looks great!...

Hey thanks for the reply man! Screen looks great! Before I began cutting, I wanted to see what a really low screen would feel like so I turned the windshield over. It's much much lower than stock...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
Hey Mark, thanks. I was able to figure out the...

Hey Mark, thanks. I was able to figure out the lock mechanism on the top box. There is a black plastic tumbler which meshes with the lock. Apparently, the plastic tumbler was not lined up right from...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
Wow, that was some strange wording now that I'm...

Wow, that was some strange wording now that I'm reading it again, I was falling asleep as I typed it last night.

Anyways, by GYTR I meant the OEM Tenere top box. I've installed and re-installed...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26,117
Views: 4,979,203
Posted By Tallbastid
I went to install the GYTR top box tonight, and...

I went to install the GYTR top box tonight, and the locking mechanism seems awful, especially for a $400 box! Does anyone have any hints on installation? Ignition key doesn't turn the lock...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-31-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By Tallbastid
Lots of good swim spots as well. Plenty of rivers...

Lots of good swim spots as well. Plenty of rivers to float with an inner tube for an afternoon in Stowe/Waterbury/Mad river valley. There's a cool farmers market with live music every Thursday in...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 60,744
Posted By Tallbastid
True. :hmmmmm

True. :hmmmmm
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 60,744
Posted By Tallbastid
But how many vstroms or DRZs are in the flea...

But how many vstroms or DRZs are in the flea market at any given time?
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 60,744
Posted By Tallbastid
Always thought the lack of used Teneres on the...

Always thought the lack of used Teneres on the market spoke volumes. Then I test rode one. Twenty minutes later, I owned one. The ONLY thing I dislike about my new Tenere is the stock windshield....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,399
Views: 288,131
Posted By Tallbastid
I rode west and east side yesterday, both seemed...

I rode west and east side yesterday, both seemed to be in pretty good shape? Those 180 deg turns on the west side are tight!!
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