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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-12-2012, 03:31 PM
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Views: 900,299
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My wife traded in her Harley on a Suzuki Burgman...

My wife traded in her Harley on a Suzuki Burgman 400 and LOVES it! We probably loo a bit funny toodling along...me on a Super Tenere and her on a scooter....but we're having a blast! Her Harley...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
Case closed

Well, we went to the local Honda/Suzuki/Kawasaki dealer and she tried several. She ended up trading her Harley 883 Super Lo on a Suzuki Burgman 400 scooter! And she is absolutely thrilled with the...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22,775
Views: 4,025,969
Posted By Waiting
As a new Tenere owner...and a fairly new...

As a new Tenere owner...and a fairly new motorcycle rider....is it unusual for fork seals to need replaced? Seems to be a bunch of folks mentioning it!! Is this a defect of the Tenere? I hope...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
Fellows...she rides with me and I ride a Tenere....

Fellows...she rides with me and I ride a Tenere. You fellows may go make love to yourselves....or each other if you prefer...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
Measured my wifes inseam this weekend.....25...

Measured my wifes inseam this weekend.....25 inches! That's WITH her boots! That sure narrows her motorcycle choices!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14,830
Views: 900,299
Posted By Waiting
I must ride close to that on my normal commute! I...

I must ride close to that on my normal commute! I live just south of MCormicks Creek SP and ride 46E to County Line Rd to Gosport, then up 67 to Indy (About an hour each way). I'll have to check that...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
That was what I was thinking after Flashmo...

That was what I was thinking after Flashmo brought up the seat WIDTH issue. It's be even cooler if we could get her on the 660 Tenere....assuming it ever makes it to the market here.
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
Frigging AWESOME! Thanks!

Frigging AWESOME! Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
VERY good idea that! Thanks....even more reasons...

VERY good idea that! Thanks....even more reasons to frequent bike shops!
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
Actually, the whole idea of getting back into...

Actually, the whole idea of getting back into motorcycling was hers. We had our 25th anniversary last year....and she hit me up with it out of the blue. I thought at first she meant that WE'D get a...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
Looks like the seat height on the Bonneville is...

Looks like the seat height on the Bonneville is 29.1". And the weight isn't much different than what she has....but thanks for the idea anyway!
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
Actually...YES! On both the Borgman (SP?) and the...

Actually...YES! On both the Borgman (SP?) and the Silver Wing her legs are about 2 inches too short. Yes, one of those 400 or 600CC scooters would be great...auto transmission, storage space, highway...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
Crap....I should have added....she's 59 years old...

Crap....I should have added....she's 59 years old and has been riding for 1 year! I don't think we want her on a Ninja.
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
She's sat on a Shadow...and it is low...

She's sat on a Shadow...and it is low enough...but it's still a 550 pound motorcycle. I didn't figure it'd help her much. I'd love a GS, or Tenere....etc type of bike low enough for her. That looks...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
Posted By Waiting
Bike for a short woman??

I've looked and looked....maybe someone here has a solution. My wife is only 5' 1" tall and her current bike is a Harley Davidson 883 Super Lo. At 560 pounds and about as maneuverable as a ocean...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 839,556
Posted By Waiting
Whoops

I'm slowly catching up on this thread....but thanks to post #753 (New exhaust without baffles) I've got to take time to go change my underwear! :lol3

I've put 1400 miles on my new Tenere in 2...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-24-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14,830
Views: 900,299
Posted By Waiting
Funny!! I rode by your house yesterday (Saturday)...

Funny!! I rode by your house yesterday (Saturday) just out cruising. I remember that brick house on the corner with the nice setup. Putting miles on my new Super Tenere I bought the Saturday before....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-21-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14,830
Views: 900,299
Posted By Waiting
You are right about Bloomington being a...

You are right about Bloomington being a deathtrap....I was waiting at a 4 way stop in Bmgtn this morning when some dip-shit in a big red pickup truck ran the sign. He woulda had me had I not been...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22,775
Views: 4,025,969
Posted By Waiting
Life is good!

The RPM restrictions for the breakin of my Tenere have expired...and a big truck is supposed to drop off crash bars from SW Motech, and a new and higher wind screen from Givi tomorrow....just in time...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22,775
Views: 4,025,969
Posted By Waiting
There were more than one of you who picked up on...

There were more than one of you who picked up on this and mentioned it. Thank you very much!! I had the bike in to the dealer today and they changed the throttle grip so that the cables came out on...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22,775
Views: 4,025,969
Posted By Waiting
New Tenere owner!!

I waited for them to uncrate and assemble my new motorcycle today...they got it done just before closing time this Saturday afternoon. I haven't had much time with it yet....only done about 50 miles...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 1,436,982
Posted By Waiting
now 50 miles on the new Tenere

They un-crated it today....the 2 hours turned into 6....but they got it done just before closing time. I've got 50 miles on it...very conservative miles while I get used to it!! It's a BIG change...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 186,863
Posted By Waiting
I'm a dipstick..

Well...I've just noticed the particulars of where I've been posting my new Tenere revelations....in a regional section for Australia!! It's safe to say that...although mentally one can NEVER tell for...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 186,863
Posted By Waiting
The waiting has stopped!

WoooHOOO !! Only about 2 hours on it so far...and about 50 miles of mostly backroads. I'm playing it very cool getting used to the new beast. Have tried adjustments to the handlebar and seat so far....
Forum: Australia 06-16-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 186,863
Posted By Waiting
Wicked Approptiate user id

I'm waiting....waiting for the local Yamaha dealer to "assemble" my new bike....a Yamaha Super Tenere (Blue)!! I saw it in the crate....should have took some pics but didn't. I'm moving from a HD...
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