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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,744
Posted By elmo_4_vt
For what it's worth, the 2014 manuals are finally...

For what it's worth, the 2014 manuals are finally updated on the site. It's not the exact same as the one that came with my bike from the dealer, but it's a lot closer than the 2012 versions that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
If something happens around here...

If something happens around here (Newark/Wilmington) tomorrow, I know that Powersports East on Rt 40 is having some kind of shindig. The e-mails say they'll have door prizes and discounts on things,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
I'm in for breakfast if you guys are still...

I'm in for breakfast if you guys are still going...

I need to get out on the new bike.

Don
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 26,327
Views: 4,725,152
Posted By elmo_4_vt
I'll chime in since I just bought mine last...

I'll chime in since I just bought mine last weekend, and I had pretty much the same criteria and questions, and old bike as you. Coming from a '07 KLR, I was finally able to upgrade to a better road...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26,327
Views: 4,725,152
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Parts help

Anyone have a chain guard they're willing to part with? I just bought a nicely set up DRZ, but the lack of a chain guard has been flagged by the DMV as a show stopper. The tabs have also been cut...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
You are a gentleman and a scholar Hack. I'll...

You are a gentleman and a scholar Hack. I'll send you a PM to figure out how to make the exchange. I'm down that way quite often with work, or hopefully I can just make a trip down there on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
DMV Hell

So I took the bike to the DMV last night, and the crazy lady there failed me for no chain guard and "knobby tires" (michelin ac10). I fought the knobby tires thing, and eventually after talking to 3...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Alum. Trailers

Does anyone here have experience with aluminum utility trailers? My current 4x8 is a little too small and is a pain for some of the tasks I use it for, and it's getting long in the tooth at ~30yrs...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Glad you found it Tom. Pretty quick for not...

Glad you found it Tom. Pretty quick for not having anything to point you there. Good job.

Don

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,710
Posted By elmo_4_vt
So I just sent in the form... It's great that we...

So I just sent in the form... It's great that we have people like the AMA looking out for us. Realizing that, I tried to rectify a serious problem in that I've never signed up to become an AMA...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
New Hotness

All this talk about KLRs is making me teary eyed. Finally let mine go on Wednesday, and not letting the money get stale, turned it right around and put it all down on DRZ. Wanted something a little...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Any help on how to do this on a '14? Don ...

Any help on how to do this on a '14?

Don

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Mine does the intake pop thing every once in a...

Mine does the intake pop thing every once in a while when I'm blipping the throttle before engaging the clutch. Luckily, it's caught up every time so far, but I always have the feeling in the back...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
For what it's worth... Mine in December was...

For what it's worth... Mine in December was $11,800 including all fees except for state tax. I trailered it and paid those at the DMV here. It was a '14 non-ES.

Don

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Thanks for the help. As for the resistance...

Thanks for the help.

As for the resistance and power flow, I agree with the posts about a high current/power. I doubted the results, but I tested both, and they were the same resistance, so I'm...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Spare plug

Speaking of plugs, does anyone know what this spare plug is under the seat of my 2014 Non-ES? I haven't seen anything in the manual as of yet.
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
For the record, the factory units can be had...

For the record, the factory units can be had pretty easy at around $300. Mine were $315 with shipping to my house from a dealer about an hour away. You just have to get on the phone and make a few...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Just got done installing the OEM heated grips on...

Just got done installing the OEM heated grips on the bike. Took me about 1.5 hrs watching "Rudy" on TV and screwing around some. Install on a '14 is VERY straight forward. Both left and right...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Of course leave it to the Duc to make the spokes...

Of course leave it to the Duc to make the spokes look sexy. That would be my preference if these ever give me troubles, I'm not a fan of the through rim style, even though I know they're proven. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-29-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Thanks! I'm rather fond of it too. As far...

Thanks! I'm rather fond of it too.

As far as the wheels (if you were talking about these), they are tubeless. This may not be the best design for spoked wheels, but the spokes in these never...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
In a word... "awesome". In the middle price wise...

In a word... "awesome". In the middle price wise as far as "luggage systems", but very good quality and they have a lot of options. I'm very happy with them, and the longer term reviews say they...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Farkles

The farkling is progressing nicely with the new Super T. Other than a skid plate (arrived damaged), heated grips (on the way), a 6" LED kit for the front, and maybe some bark-busters or equiv., I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-28-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
The farkling is progressing nicely with the new...

The farkling is progressing nicely with the new Super T. Other than a skid plate (arrived damaged), heated grips (on the way), and maybe some bark-busters or equiv., I think I'm set. Still only 198...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,438
Posted By elmo_4_vt
That is awesome news... I've been having a hard...

That is awesome news... I've been having a hard time figuring out what type of luggage system to get that would allow me to use my existing Wolfman dry bags and a hard back option. I don't see any...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Traction control can be turned off... I'm loving...

Traction control can be turned off... I'm loving mine so far. Especially for that price, I think you owe it to yourself to try it out.

Don

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Speaking of RC conversion... And to try and make...

Speaking of RC conversion... And to try and make up for RC's lack of videos lately, take a look a this:

http://youtu.be/ISVlq8U2-go

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Not sure on the price yet... Have to look around....

Not sure on the price yet... Have to look around. I was hoping for $4k, but that may be high. Opinions?

As far as farkles, nothing special. Rear side luggage rack, skid plate, rear box, front...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Long drive, but there is a '14 grey ES for...

Long drive, but there is a '14 grey ES for $12,000 here in DE. 236 miles, was won for a prize, and sold back to the dealer after one ride.

Don

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
I just picked up my '14, non-ES on Saturday for...

I just picked up my '14, non-ES on Saturday for $11,800 (including freight and doc fees, but not Tax and Tags). They also have a used (267miles) ES version for $12,000. For me, I REALLY wanted the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
That is the pick is from Diamond in Dover, but...

That is the pick is from Diamond in Dover, but the one I bought was in Glen Burnie, MD. Diamond couldn't match price, so I took the longer drive for $450. Never knew this, but apparently, once the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
So this followed me home yesterday: ...

So this followed me home yesterday:

http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn195/elmo_4_vt/20141212_115050_zps0nfwdbkq.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
So I just got a new '14, non-ES Tenere, and the...

So I just got a new '14, non-ES Tenere, and the part below about the grips is awesome. I rode an ES demo with the factory heated grips and really like the interface and performance of them. Not a...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 796,475
Posted By elmo_4_vt
LOVE the Pelican type cases, but need a little...

LOVE the Pelican type cases, but need a little help...
Is there some close-up information/pictures on the racks for a '14, non-ES Tenere (pictures on the web-site are very small)? I need to be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-11-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Our thoughts as well and hoping for the best. ...

Our thoughts as well and hoping for the best.






As for the big bike... Thanks for the links provided. I've done lot of reading, so hopefully the test drive tomorrow will work out the rest...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Hey All... I'm thinking I may take a big...

Hey All...
I'm thinking I may take a big plunge this weekend and go for a 2014 Super T. :D Does anyone have any direct experience with them, or know the guy that showed up to the Granogue Trials...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27,396
Views: 5,386,796
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Hey all... Just learned that I'm getting my...

Hey all...
Just learned that I'm getting my work bonus early and I'm thinking about selling my KLR and getting a '14 Super T. I've started looking looking into the costs associated with kitting...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-08-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
No... I'm pretty sure any registered/insured...

No... I'm pretty sure any registered/insured vehicle can be used there. Between the fact that I've never heard that statement from any other sourse and that I've talked with/passed Forest Rangers...
Forum: Trials 10-31-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,298
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Saw you pushing the bike back I think at...

Saw you pushing the bike back I think at Granogue... I have the same bike, so I'll be watching to see what you come up with. Good luck.

Don

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-12-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14,336
Views: 677,165
Posted By elmo_4_vt
BTW... If you, or anyone else wants to take a...

BTW... If you, or anyone else wants to take a trials bike for a spin around the parking lot just to get a feel for it, I'll be checking at the section by the river and will have my bike there.

Don...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 48,220
Views: 9,931,305
Posted By elmo_4_vt
Looking for some help with the purchase of a used...

Looking for some help with the purchase of a used WR. Right now I have a KLR, and I think I'm at the point where I'm tired of the compromise that it provides. I want to get something that's better...
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