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Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By scottie boy
I've got a big trip planned in a few weeks and I...

I've got a big trip planned in a few weeks and I need to get some new tires for the Super T. I'm wondering if anyone here has tried the new Anakee 3 on their bikes and what was your impression of...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,391
Posted By scottie boy
I bought the extended warranty for peace of mind....

I bought the extended warranty for peace of mind. I haven't needed it once in three years of ownership.
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 02:20 PM
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Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
I recently installed the Seat Concepts saddle on...

I recently installed the Seat Concepts saddle on mine. I thought the OEM seat was ok but my wife absolutely hated the pillion seat. So far I'm pleased with the outcome. It seems more supportive but...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
Give her some more time to break in. Mine was...

Give her some more time to break in. Mine was extremely vibey when it was new. 20k miles later its a completely different machine.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 595,966
Posted By scottie boy
:dunno Oz is closer to Japan than America. Why...

:dunno Oz is closer to Japan than America. Why the huge mark up?
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,825
Posted By scottie boy
Well, start riding that thing and report back. ...

Well, start riding that thing and report back. :deal
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
According to Yamaha's website it has "stronger...

According to Yamaha's website it has "stronger and smoother acceleration". Hopefully, they tweaked the ECU and improved the fueling.
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
You'll find that this bike gets better and better...

You'll find that this bike gets better and better with every single mile. Give it some serious time to break in. I've got 20k on mine and it runs so much better than when it was new.
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
Its quite ironic that you wrote this. Less than...

Its quite ironic that you wrote this. Less than an hour ago, I'm talking bikes with one of my buddies and I said the exact same thing. My '12 S-10 seems to get better all the time. Mine was one of...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,102
Posted By scottie boy
If you can afford them, I highly recommend the...

If you can afford them, I highly recommend the Jesse's. They are nearly indestructible. Ask me how I know.:deal
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
:thwak You should. So dish out the...

:thwak You should.


So dish out the info. Are you going to keep the S10? Is the KTM as phenomenal as everyone says it is?
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,102
Posted By scottie boy
Seems like most happy Tenere owners used to be...

Seems like most happy Tenere owners used to be frustrated BMW owners. For some reason I still have a soft spot for Beemers but not enough to make me purchase one again.
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
I didn't have any issues with the stock screen....

I didn't have any issues with the stock screen. I'm so tall that I'm out of the pocket and I'm in the clean air above.

By the way I have a V-Stream Sport Touring shield for sale in the flea...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
If you are refering to the '14, I doubt it. If...

If you are refering to the '14, I doubt it. If you are refering to the '12-13 models, definitely not.
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 02:46 PM
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Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
It certainly looks larger to me. I know on my...

It certainly looks larger to me. I know on my bike the fan will kick on frequently. Perhaps they are trying to increase airflow to the radiator.
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,102
Posted By scottie boy
The current model displays air temp but I believe...

The current model displays air temp but I believe it is actually using the FI system's reading from the airbox. Which isn't too bad going down the highway but its completely useless in stop and go...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,102
Posted By scottie boy
After reading Graham's post more closely it...

After reading Graham's post more closely it specifically mentions a gear position indicator. Nothing about the temp readout though.

Also it mentions
"More enjoyable feeling during acceleration...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,102
Posted By scottie boy
I know they're trivial details but does anyone...

I know they're trivial details but does anyone know if the Gen 2 has a gear indicator? Also, did they give it an honest ambient temp readout?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 392,782
Posted By scottie boy
No affiliation with Jesse other than being a very...

No affiliation with Jesse other than being a very happy customer. Those bags will take abuse and ask for more. I stupidly decided to check my tank bag map while going thru a construction zone....
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 85,670
Posted By scottie boy
I'm going to agree and disagree with you here. ...

I'm going to agree and disagree with you here.

The stock engine mapping is not optimal but it certainly wasn't horrible. As a matter of fact, it was much better than my old DL1000. I also did the...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 85,670
Posted By scottie boy
I seem to remember "Cycle World" said that their...

I seem to remember "Cycle World" said that their tester S10 was low on oil after a big dual sport ride. I've never heard anyone here mention oil use. Also, mine has never used a single drop in its...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
Or you could go to the BMW LC thread and see 1443...

Or you could go to the BMW LC thread and see 1443 pages of problems?:dunno
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 108,584
Posted By scottie boy
It is my understanding (which could be wrong),...

It is my understanding (which could be wrong), that electronic suspension operates the same as a standard suspension. However, instead of you adjusting the settings by turning a screw or knob with...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,443
Posted By scottie boy
Unfortunately, I believe this is why a lot of...

Unfortunately, I believe this is why a lot of dealers don't offer a test ride. A couple of years ago I went by one of the local dealers. They had a dozen or so new bikes lined up outside trying to...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,179
Views: 851,071
Posted By scottie boy
Wow, that sounds like a dream job to me. :clap

Wow, that sounds like a dream job to me. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 282,180
Posted By scottie boy
Congrats on the new bike purchase. :clap

Congrats on the new bike purchase. :clap
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
I'm 6'4' and I ride with the seat on the high...

I'm 6'4' and I ride with the seat on the high position. I never had the buffeting issue with the stock screen; lots of wind but no buffeting.

I wanted more protection so I switched to the large...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24,099
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Posted By scottie boy
http://www.atbatt.com/yuasa-ytz14s-112ah-230-cca-m...

http://www.atbatt.com/yuasa-ytz14s-112ah-230-cca-maintenance-free-powersports-battery.asp


I don't know anything about this company but they have it for $153. I printed it out and went to my...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
I recently replaced the stock battery on mine...

I recently replaced the stock battery on mine with its big brother. The bike comes with the Yuasa ytz12s. They also make a ytz14s that is the exact same size but has 230cca vs the 210 of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31,211
Views: 7,566,427
Posted By scottie boy
Those same assholes who can't accurately tell me...

Those same assholes who can't accurately tell me if its going to rain next Tuesday, somehow know precisely what the weather is going to do 30 years from now. Their infallible computer models were...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 595,966
Posted By scottie boy
:norton Please give us an update on how you...

:norton

Please give us an update on how you like the seat. How was their turn time, customer service, etc.? Also how grippy is the vinyl? I had a Mayer seat on my old V-Strom. It was comfy but...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24,099
Views: 4,383,713
Posted By scottie boy
I'm pretty sure GA uses salt too. A few years ago...

I'm pretty sure GA uses salt too. A few years ago I rode my old V-Strom after they salted the roads. It was so cold that it was a while before I got around to washing the bike. Within a few months I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31,211
Views: 7,566,427
Posted By scottie boy
Thankfully just one. She's a keeper. I...

Thankfully just one. She's a keeper.

I know. No offense taken. I mentioned to her the other day that I loved my Tenere but that it doesn't have best wind protection for cold weather riding. She...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 31,211
Views: 7,566,427
Posted By scottie boy
That was 14 years ago. I've had several bikes...

That was 14 years ago. I've had several bikes since then.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 595,966
Posted By scottie boy
I have the Tourmaster Synergy 2.0 heated jacket...

I have the Tourmaster Synergy 2.0 heated jacket liner. $211 shipped from Dennis Kirk which is pretty reasonable. Me and a buddy do a lot of multi-day motorcycle camping trips in the fall. I bought...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 31,211
Views: 7,566,427
Posted By scottie boy
My first brand new bike was a red '97 TL with...

My first brand new bike was a red '97 TL with Yosh pipes. It was soon followed by a brand new wife and a brand new house. I had to say goodbye to the bike for $ reasons.:cry
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 595,966
Posted By scottie boy
:nod That's why I've been haunting this thread. I...

:nod That's why I've been haunting this thread. I love my Tenere but I really would love to have a FJR sitting right next to it. Bikes are like dogs. If you only have one they get lonely.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 595,966
Posted By scottie boy
Funny you should mention that. I went out today...

Funny you should mention that. I went out today and really tested my brand new heated jacket liner for the first time. No snow but it was a very windy 34 degrees. I was on my Tenere which doesn't...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 595,966
Posted By scottie boy
Thanks. That looks like a really cool place to...

Thanks. That looks like a really cool place to visit. Gotta love a hotel that promotes their ghosts on their website.
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