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Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By Scoobynut
I believe this only affects 2015 models.

I believe this only affects 2015 models.
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 375,824
Posted By Scoobynut
Serious bummer, but you will mend, just as the...

Serious bummer, but you will mend, just as the bike has. I always try to look at the 'could've been a lot worse' angle.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 375,824
Posted By Scoobynut
You can get the same heated grips on the ES...

You can get the same heated grips on the ES dealer installed on the standard. All it takes is money!
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 375,824
Posted By Scoobynut
For touring -- bigger, heavier so more stable,...

For touring -- bigger, heavier so more stable, roomier, cruise control, shaft drive etc.

Off road -- compared to FJ, was designed from the outset to handle off road work though it's no dedicated...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 531,731
Posted By Scoobynut
Are you sure it's not just an ad to get yourself...

Are you sure it's not just an ad to get yourself on the waiting list?
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By Scoobynut
Nice review! I look forward to reading more once...

Nice review! I look forward to reading more once it's fully broken in,
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Scoobynut
I like the new blue better. Never did like the...

I like the new blue better. Never did like the old blue, bought a black one in 2012 for that reason. But hey, to each their own! This is the Show us Your Super Tenere thread, right?
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 375,824
Posted By Scoobynut
Not from Yamaha. It's the same switchgear from...

Not from Yamaha. It's the same switchgear from the Super Tenere w/cruise control, but I think the ECU and ride by wire would not be compatible with the Super Tenere cruise unit. I'm sure some...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 987,948
Posted By Scoobynut
Even an old fart like me can get on board with...

Even an old fart like me can get on board with that Dragster -- even though I don't think it's the best looking road bike of all time.

Good to see Squid has a sense of humor. Much needed in this...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 987,948
Posted By Scoobynut
Really, I was just giving Squid a hard time. ...

Really, I was just giving Squid a hard time. Looks are a very subjective thing.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 987,948
Posted By Scoobynut
Disqualified, Squid. Can't see what the bike...

Disqualified, Squid. Can't see what the bike looks like under all that plastic.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 375,824
Posted By Scoobynut
Pretty sure you check them both out on the Yamaha...

Pretty sure you check them both out on the Yamaha USA website in the accessories section.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,925
Posted By Scoobynut
Can't really comment on your lane-splitting...

Can't really comment on your lane-splitting dilemmas, but for a big girl, the ST maneuvers very easily at slow speeds, so the wider bars make sense for a bike that might see some off road use.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Scoobynut
+1. The voice of reason is alive and well.

+1. The voice of reason is alive and well.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 987,948
Posted By Scoobynut
If you're a member of the younger crowd, then I'm...

If you're a member of the younger crowd, then I'm practically a teenager at 51! :D

I'm doing good, Plungerhead. How about you? I still visit the cb1100 forum regularly, but haven't posted much...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,460
Views: 357,493
Posted By Scoobynut
"I have a pet turtle named Todd that I need to...

"I have a pet turtle named Todd that I need to rehome. I moved in with my mom so I can not keep Todd anymore.

Todd is very friendly and walks on a collar.

Please text me, only texts!"

Oh...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 987,948
Posted By Scoobynut
I wouldn't go quite that far, but I've never been...

I wouldn't go quite that far, but I've never been a fan of the cyclops headlights on those MVs. I also think that any bikes wrapped in plastic are at a natural disadvantage when it comes to looks. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Scoobynut
Very cool photo, Old Git. Also very cool that...

Very cool photo, Old Git. Also very cool that the designer bought you an air filter. I'd get it laminated or bronzed as a memento. I would've had him autograph it at least!
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 112,860
Posted By Scoobynut
Wow, could it be any more blatant? If I was...

Wow, could it be any more blatant? If I was Honda I'd be tempted to drop a Hellfire missile on the factory producing that. I suppose that would cause an international incident. Oh well...

Talk...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 2,148,590
Posted By Scoobynut
Very refreshing to hear this (sorry for the brief...

Very refreshing to hear this (sorry for the brief thread detour ya'll); I had a comment deleted from the FJ-09 thread because I blamed high CA dealer prices on the cost of doing business in Cali due...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 763,086
Posted By Scoobynut
Same valve adjust. interval as CB1100. For...

Same valve adjust. interval as CB1100. For thoughts from former Bonneville owners, there's a thread over on the CB1100 forum. Google is your friend.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7,076
Views: 1,169,648
Posted By Scoobynut
+1, couldn't agree more.

+1, couldn't agree more.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Scoobynut
Sounds like the perfect scooter for lonely...

Sounds like the perfect scooter for lonely bachelors. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,556
Posted By Scoobynut
Sounds like it had been abused and neglected;...

Sounds like it had been abused and neglected; Hawks have a great reputation for being solidly reliable -- if taken care of.
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,556
Posted By Scoobynut
This one has just over 13k on it, so probably not...

This one has just over 13k on it, so probably not your bike. As far as I know this one was delivered in and has always been in North Dakota.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Scoobynut
I highly doubt it as the controller for the 2014+...

I highly doubt it as the controller for the 2014+ is integrated into the switchgear and is not a separate controller like on the pre-2014s. I'd advertise it over on the supertenere.com site, I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,556
Posted By Scoobynut
Thanks, Stix. Bought it from a friend about 3...

Thanks, Stix. Bought it from a friend about 3 years ago, he let me have it for $2k, so I could hardly refuse.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-05-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Scoobynut
Congrats, NJ-Bill! Welcome to the wonderful...

Congrats, NJ-Bill! Welcome to the wonderful world of the Super Tenere!
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,556
Posted By Scoobynut
I've had three. This is the one I have now: ...

I've had three. This is the one I have now:

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w46/cyrenus/P1030878.jpg (http://s173.photobucket.com/user/cyrenus/media/P1030878.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 375,824
Posted By Scoobynut
What the hell? My reply to this post got...

What the hell? My reply to this post got deleted? Because I attributed high prices in Calfornia to their leftist government policies and the resultant high cost of doing business there? OK, fine,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 531,731
Posted By Scoobynut
Yeah, that's one of them thar Screaming Eagle CVO...

Yeah, that's one of them thar Screaming Eagle CVO FLTHXRXFTWXLX XXOO XYZ PDQ OMG Badass Bagger Eye Candy HDs I was talkin' about.
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 531,731
Posted By Scoobynut
Doesn't seem to be any more expensive than a...

Doesn't seem to be any more expensive than a Screaming Eagle CVO FLTHXRXFTWXLX XXOO Badass Bagger Eye Candy HD.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Scoobynut
You live in Montana? You want a '14 or '15 with...

You live in Montana? You want a '14 or '15 with cruise control. Trust me.

The motor on the '14+ is smoother with better fueling too, among other nice updates.
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 83,007
Posted By Scoobynut
Whenever I see that new RT, it always seems like...

Whenever I see that new RT, it always seems like the front fairing and front wheel are in a different scale, but somehow ended up in the same photograph.
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 375,824
Posted By Scoobynut
If it's anything like my Super Tenere, the...

If it's anything like my Super Tenere, the suspension will loosen up and become more supple as the miles pile up. Mine was harsh for the first 500 or so miles.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 987,948
Posted By Scoobynut
Agreed. That Jackass is dead sexy.

Agreed. That Jackass is dead sexy.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 763,086
Posted By Scoobynut
Nice photos, TINK. Best I've seen of a '14 so...

Nice photos, TINK. Best I've seen of a '14 so far.

As far as the 5 speed vs. 6 speed debate, I have a '13 with the 5 speed, and I find it makes the motor a little too busy at 80 mph, which we can...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 987,948
Posted By Scoobynut
Well, as you said, 'beauty is in the eye of the...

Well, as you said, 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder.' This bike looks sort of awkward and spindly to me, with a too high tail and hiked up suspension, like a gangly teenager or a newborn...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 763,086
Posted By Scoobynut
Head on over to the CB1100 forum, there's a long...

Head on over to the CB1100 forum, there's a long thread all about the Staintune. Most people love theirs. I do! Oh, and nice CB!
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 987,948
Posted By Scoobynut
Is Jar Jar Banks related to Jar Jar Binks? ...

Is Jar Jar Banks related to Jar Jar Binks? Cousins maybe?
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