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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Tallbastid
:deal I'm in Waterbury, been out a couple...

:deal

I'm in Waterbury, been out a couple times around the block, but, like Boondox said, still too many icy spots.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 2,148,590
Posted By Tallbastid
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 2,148,590
Posted By Tallbastid
Are there any mods required to the S10 when you...

Are there any mods required to the S10 when you fit an aftermarket can? How does that mess with the stock fuel/air ratio? Or does the computer make up for it? Just thinking of re-jetting a carbed...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By Tallbastid
I'm 6'8, and the best option by far has been a...

I'm 6'8, and the best option by far has been a cut down stock screen. I just bought a vstream tall shield, and no beans. Even have a madstad bracket which does no good either.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 2,150,789
Posted By Tallbastid
outstanding update Noah, thanks for taking the...

outstanding update Noah, thanks for taking the time to do it... what a crazy story.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,374
Posted By Tallbastid
Do 2" risers fit without modifying cables?

Do 2" risers fit without modifying cables?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,374
Posted By Tallbastid
I'd venture to say the seat is in the low...

I'd venture to say the seat is in the low position, as I have a 36" inseam and my knees clear with guards on.ask the dealer to change the seat to the high position.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Tallbastid
I've decided on Wolfman Rocky Mountain panniers...

I've decided on Wolfman Rocky Mountain panniers for the Tenere... Can anyone with these bags suggest a good rack system to mount to?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 2,148,590
Posted By Tallbastid
What rim tape is that? Beautiful Tenere!

What rim tape is that? Beautiful Tenere!
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,912
Posted By Tallbastid
I worked as a carpenter for 2 years, and all the...

I worked as a carpenter for 2 years, and all the guys had makita lithium drill/impact sets. I ponied up for one, and can't say enough good things about it. Came with two batteries and a hard plastic...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Tallbastid
Thanks Wreckchecker, I've looked at those guards...

Thanks Wreckchecker, I've looked at those guards but didn't consider one to help with this. Should have it in early next wk. I'll post up what I find.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Tallbastid
Exhaust shield roust aft of left footpeg doesn't...

Exhaust shield roust aft of left footpeg doesn't allow me to keep my boot where I want it on the peg with my size 13 Alpinestars. I don't want to remove it and risk burning my pants, so I'm thinking...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Tallbastid
Still researching panniers... Anyone had any...

Still researching panniers... Anyone had any experience with the SW-Motech panniers?
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-08-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,543
Posted By Tallbastid
What's your height/weight? I was very...

What's your height/weight?

I was very impressed with the F800, in fact I know I'll have one at some point. Being a huge guy with a fiancee who wants to ride pillion made me chose the S10. No...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 2,148,590
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, 01:16 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 128,022
Posted By Tallbastid
Lovely.

Lovely.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-27-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,474
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-25-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Tallbastid
:clap:lol3

:clap:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-25-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 2,148,590
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, 03:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
Posted By Tallbastid
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-28-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-24-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 66,249
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, 05:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,106
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, 04:59 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 41,145
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, 05:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,867
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, 04:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,320
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 66,249
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27,388
Views: 5,383,755
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, 01:38 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 200,975
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, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 379,728
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 2,148,590
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, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,667
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, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,416
Views: 298,070
Posted By Tallbastid
Can we have a hint?

Can we have a hint?
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