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Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 07:40 PM
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Posted By fredz43
Which video are you talking about? Several show...

Which video are you talking about? Several show up on that link and I don't see any about the 2015 Super Tenere.
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
On my 2012 I had enough room to store a small air...

On my 2012 I had enough room to store a small air compressor kit under the seat. On the 14 ES there is no room to do that as there is what looks to be an additional ECU type device there, perhaps for...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
A common solution to the problem of sticky...

A common solution to the problem of sticky downshifts is to remove the shift lever pivot bolt, clean it and grease it and that normally takes care of that problem. It is a 5 minute job and should be...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 154,835
Posted By fredz43
OOPS, Sorry 'bout that.

OOPS, Sorry 'bout that.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-17-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,144
Views: 615,178
Posted By fredz43
VTR1000 Super Hawk

Offering my VTR1000 Super Hawk for sale. Here on main flea market:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=986963

...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,626,747
Posted By fredz43
I contacted the administrator at the other forum...

I contacted the administrator at the other forum and he said that anybody that is having problems registering can email him at registration@yamahasupertenere.com (registration@yamahasupertenere.com)...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,626,747
Posted By fredz43
PM sent for the plastic piece for under the...

PM sent for the plastic piece for under the headlight., so dibs on that, please. Also, I'll PM the admin over there about you guys having problems registering.
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
With my Gen 2 flash always in S mode, I average...

With my Gen 2 flash always in S mode, I average around 45 MPG. Never seen it in the low 30's. Maybe I'm not having enough fun with my throttle. :D
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
I started with the EC Unlimited gen 1 flash and...

I started with the EC Unlimited gen 1 flash and then got the free update to the Gen 2. With over 32,000 miles on the bike and about 20,000 of those with the flash, I have only had mine in T mode in...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,626,747
Posted By fredz43
I never had that problem with the clasp going...

I never had that problem with the clasp going under the seat. Also I use the trick that I have used for years under all my tank bags and place a piece of rubberized shelf protection material between...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
Correct. I have lowered the rack and only use my...

Correct. I have lowered the rack and only use my bike as a solo seat as shown in my video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEqJsfoodfs&list=TLRXUZuqq6vsmH7iC4Cci2sTpCjaa20uoL

Others have mounted the...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24,092
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Posted By fredz43
Several of the Yamaha cruisers come with these...

Several of the Yamaha cruisers come with these helmet locks. I bought one and re-keyed it to match my ignition key.:D
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24,092
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Posted By fredz43
Did you look under your rear rack? Mine is right...

Did you look under your rear rack? Mine is right there. Works with the ignition key. :D

http://i632.photobucket.com/albums/uu48/fredz43photobucket/IMG_0615_zpsed524a5f.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 10:48 AM
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Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
Yes, my reserve countdown starts about then and...

Yes, my reserve countdown starts about then and when I fill up, it only takes about 4.5-4.6 gallons, so I should be able to make 250 miles under normal riding conditions, but when I see that...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,626,747
Posted By fredz43
+1. It's bad enough having to reach so far to...

+1. It's bad enough having to reach so far to push the buttons to change readouts on the dash. Don't want to do that to reach my GPS. Different strokes for different folks, but I don't keep a...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,626,747
Posted By fredz43
You should try the rubberized material that is...

You should try the rubberized material that is less than 6 inches thick. :D

Magnets work just fine with the thin stuff sold at Wally World. Whatever tankbag works for you. I sold my Wolfman like...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,626,747
Posted By fredz43
For years and on many bikes, I have used a piece...

For years and on many bikes, I have used a piece of this rubberized shelf material under all my tank bags, including the OEM Yamaha bag. Protects the paint and keeps it from sliding around.
...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
Was that the EC Unlimited Gen 2 flash? I ask...

Was that the EC Unlimited Gen 2 flash? I ask because it live at 600 ft above sea level and while the gen 1 EC-U flash made a moderate difference, the Gen 2 was a major improvement. Several S10 owners...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
I was hoping for the white...

I was hoping for the white...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 05:58 PM
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Posted By fredz43
Incredible deal! Congrats.

Incredible deal! Congrats.
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,626,747
Posted By fredz43
Might be because the others who got their Ohlins...

Might be because the others who got their Ohlins forks upgraded thru TABASCO never saw the box the cartridges came in. Theirs were converted by Lenny Albins, of Superbike Chassis LLC, who was under...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24,092
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Posted By fredz43
In the USA the base model does have the center...

In the USA the base model does have the center stand and passenger seat.

http://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport/products/modelgallerylib/651/1/0/gallery.aspx
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,421
Views: 225,147
Posted By fredz43
Same here. My adventure touring bike has taken me...

Same here. My adventure touring bike has taken me to some very interesting places, most of them paved, but riding roads like this is an adventure to me.

One of my sons lives in East Peoria, I...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
And if they did tweak the ECU similar to the...

And if they did tweak the ECU similar to the reflashed ones that many of us love, it may only have 2 HP more on top, where we don't run much, but will have lots more in the low to midrange, where we...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
That one is used. Looks like the lowest new one...

That one is used. Looks like the lowest new one in that listing is $11,700
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,421
Views: 225,147
Posted By fredz43
Welcome from another Super Tenere owner in...

Welcome from another Super Tenere owner in Hillsboro, IL. William42 and I get together once in a while and compare notes on our farkles and plan to do some longer trips this year.
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
Yamaha hasn't corrected the MSRP, the ES is still...

Yamaha hasn't corrected the MSRP, the ES is still $16190. That $14200 price is one posted by a dealer in WV after he got the "corrected" dealer net price.
...
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
That may be correct. After further discussion...

That may be correct. After further discussion with my salesman, it looks like the bulletin said the June delivery is for dealers who either weren't allocated that model during the initial order...
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
Yamaha has announced that they will have the 2014...

Yamaha has announced that they will have the 2014 standard and ES models at their display at Daytona Bike Week, which starts today. They didn't clarify is they will have them in their demo fleet...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
Yes, you are right. In my earlier post about the...

Yes, you are right. In my earlier post about the standard model not having center stand and passenger hand holds, I guess I was thinking of the Euro standard, which does not have those things. Looks...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
My Yamaha salesman showed me the email from...

My Yamaha salesman showed me the email from Yamaha USA. Dealer has to submit a bill of sale with customer phone number to order during the period from now until May 31 and they will be delivered in...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
I just saw some info from Yamaha that the ES...

I just saw some info from Yamaha that the ES model is available on the Pre Sold Program. That may be similar to the PDP that we saw with the initial 2012 models. Better check with dealers for the...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
On closer review, I think you are correct,...

On closer review, I think you are correct, Scooby. I believe that the Canadian standard model came with heated grips, so assumed that the same was true here. But the Canadian and other country...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
The standard model is only $300 more than the...

The standard model is only $300 more than the 2013 model and includes cruise and heated grips, among other things that were either options or not available on last year's model.

Of course, that...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
The USA Yamaha announcement of the remaining new...

The USA Yamaha announcement of the remaining new models, including the Super Tenere will be Thursday, March 6 at 0900 PST. Info will be at:
http://yamahamotorsports.com/
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
I understand that they were going to call it a...

I understand that they were going to call it a cataract convertor in order to make it more appealing to us AARP types. :D
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 52,077
Posted By fredz43
That new "Cadillac" converter evidently is...

That new "Cadillac" converter evidently is responsible for that loss of 15 mm (5/8) inch.
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
Yeah, sometimes I long for the days when all we...

Yeah, sometimes I long for the days when all we had to worry about was whether the prez got a blow job at work. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
Yeah, he was such an idiot that he didn't know...

Yeah, he was such an idiot that he didn't know that Iraq was loaded with WMD's. :1drink
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By fredz43
That would be interesting if you could post the...

That would be interesting if you could post the changes. Thanks.
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