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Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 02:02 PM
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Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 01:02 PM
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Posted By beasty
Had the 14 out for a couple of hours. Every where...

Had the 14 out for a couple of hours. Every where there are small but satisfing changes more than you realise at first glance. Screen, indicators, mirrors, sidestand, cockpit(a list in itself),...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,502
Posted By beasty
Back in the mid eighties Honda decided that the...

Back in the mid eighties Honda decided that the popularity of the then big singles was waning, simply because the usage and terrain available to the majority of its customers meant road maners were...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
I found it impossible to reset the valve cover...

I found it impossible to reset the valve cover without siliconing the gasket first. The wiring loom is placed the wrong side of the frame. Thankfully mine were in spec but I can't help thinking that...
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8,998
Views: 1,875,421
Posted By beasty
Some time ago I suggested the 660 as an...

Some time ago I suggested the 660 as an alternative to the S10 for longer dirt trips. You said it would be a pain in the arse! still got the same view?
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
Just completed my first valve clearance service,...

Just completed my first valve clearance service, thankfully all within spec.
Mechanicaly a real easy job, except the removal and replacement of the rocker cover. If it wasn't so frustrating it would...
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,221
Views: 802,257
Posted By beasty
If Honda put there 500 twin in a yamaha 660...

If Honda put there 500 twin in a yamaha 660 tenere version bike I,d sell my S10
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,717
Posted By beasty
I commute 255 miles every two days then fill up...

I commute 255 miles every two days then fill up with 20.5 lts, the most I pushed it was 265 miles.

Oh, its an S10 by the way
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 27,448
Posted By beasty
One mod I would not buy is the Yamaha luggage...

One mod I would not buy is the Yamaha luggage boxes. A screwdriver, ten seconds and bingo help yourself to anything in them.
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
Does the use of the rear brake protect the shaft...

Does the use of the rear brake protect the shaft drive when slowing in any way?
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2013, 01:12 PM
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Posted By beasty
So why does the bike require so much back brake?

So why does the bike require so much back brake?
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
Today I replaced my rear brake pads after...

Today I replaced my rear brake pads after 20,000miles. I rarely use the back brake yet the front pads are still acceptable is this down to the ABS or the linked brake system?
Forum: Racing 01-30-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 101,060
Posted By beasty
A bore of 102mm (690) would require a stroke of...

A bore of 102mm (690) would require a stroke of 54.9mm to make 449cc
Forum: Racing 01-30-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 101,060
Posted By beasty
I'm probably showing my ignorance here but if you...

I'm probably showing my ignorance here but if you retain the bore of the 690 won't that make the 450 a very short stroke engine?
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By beasty
Dakar Dual Sport 450

Hi Guys,

If a manufacturer produced a Fi 450 based dual sport bike based loosely on the present crop of Dakar bikes and bearing in mind the need to tone the specification for tarmac use and...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
Hi Guys Went to start my S10 this morning,...

Hi Guys

Went to start my S10 this morning, wouldn't start. Been sitting under cover in a barn for about two weeks on its trickle charger. Pressed the starter plenty of juice but would not fire up...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
disk wear

9000 miles and definate signs of wear on front and back disks, ridge forming, 30,000 miles on TDM 900 about the same. When is the XTZ900 due?
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
Now that looks like an Adventure and one I would...

Now that looks like an Adventure and one I would love to do myself, but I value my S10 too much and rate my enduro days as over, so if there's any spare places it would be aboard Yamaha's thumper!
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
I would be interested to know what S10 owners...

I would be interested to know what S10 owners regards as a 'long adventure ride'. Certainly the bike's forte is distance riding with the bonus of tackling poor surfaces that less travelled routes...
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
Yamaha should have built the S10 with an uprated...

Yamaha should have built the S10 with an uprated TDM motor or a 1000cc version. This would have resulted in a lighter, more economical better dirt bike with no compromise to its road ability, with...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,581
Posted By beasty
I'm not so sure. Traded in my TDM900 for a S10...

I'm not so sure. Traded in my TDM900 for a S10 and whilst I have to say the S10 is better in most area's I miss the economy and the availability of using most of the TDM's power without risking my...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
Hate to tell you this but yamaha offer black...

Hate to tell you this but yamaha offer black luggage
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 26,085
Views: 4,971,376
Posted By beasty
My fuel economy read out is 8% out, really...

My fuel economy read out is 8% out, really annoying, why do they do that?
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8,998
Views: 1,875,421
Posted By beasty
It's amazing what idle hands get upto when 6" of...

It's amazing what idle hands get upto when 6" of snow suddenly dumps itself on you.{Wreckcheker). The tank protection was cut from a sheet and the closure was a odd bit of Ali plate. Thinking of...
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8,998
Views: 1,875,421
Posted By beasty
Our New Toy

Offically run in (1400mls imperial) although my previous bike TDM900 only really felt loose at 30,000mls at which point I traded her in for this S10. For me the ST is better in every way except fuel...
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