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Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,273
Posted By RsZk
Great thread so far. Damn wind. I can handle...

Great thread so far. Damn wind. I can handle getting wet, but wind is something else. Very tiring to ride in. Good luck and I will be following.
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,583
Posted By RsZk
Keep it coming. One of my dream rides would be...

Keep it coming. One of my dream rides would be to go to the East coast and back.
If you need anything in Alberta, I'm 1 hour south of Edmonton. We will host too if the timings right!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,098
Posted By RsZk
Beautiful country! I visited once on a lay over...

Beautiful country! I visited once on a lay over many decades ago. I would love to see Japan again in person once more. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,658
Posted By RsZk
Thanks for doing this thread. So much info that...

Thanks for doing this thread. So much info that I'm glad it's nice and concise here. I've been contemplating going to the wr from my klr, still undecided but researching with interest!:ear
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,211
Posted By RsZk
Great RR and photos wow! Nice route!

Great RR and photos wow! Nice route!
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Try getting Yamaha accessories in a timely...

Try getting Yamaha accessories in a timely manner. Lot's of stuff backordered. I think that worldwide sales are brisk. I got mine in March and lots of yammie accessories like the driving LED...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
After doing a 240km loop, I know that my FJ is...

After doing a 240km loop, I know that my FJ is not as comfy as my Super Tenere was. Now my Super Tenere was all setup for my body with a bunch of aftermarket goodies. The FJ 09 is currently bone...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Sounds good. Have a great ride. :thumb BTW we...

Sounds good. Have a great ride. :thumb
BTW we are almost the same specs...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Hey third eye. Can you tell me your...

Hey third eye. Can you tell me your height/weight and suspension settings they did for the stock suspension? Enquiry minds want to know! :evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Clutch cover. My dealer had it done in under 1...

Clutch cover. My dealer had it done in under 1 hour!
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Mine went really smooth! Dropped it off, went for...

Mine went really smooth! Dropped it off, went for lunch and it was done.

Here is the assembly that gets replaced:
...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,754
Posted By RsZk
I'll Play! Near Bear Glacier: ...

I'll Play!

Near Bear Glacier:

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/P7012237_zps1fa63c7f.jpg

At Bear Glacier:
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
So the Ermax screen is definitely an upgrade from...

So the Ermax screen is definitely an upgrade from the stocker. Just for reference, I am 5'7" and tried low, mid and high position. I found the High position had the least amount of noise. All...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Heated grips on backorder here too in Alberta Can.

Heated grips on backorder here too in Alberta Can.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Yamaha Europe accessories

Not sure if anyone has perused Yamaha Europe, but they have a lot of different accessories including billet foot pegs with rubber pads on them.
Check this out:
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
...oh and some pics. Beautiful day today. ...

...oh and some pics. Beautiful day today.

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/Yamaha%20FJ%2009/EFD33444-E575-4B23-9578-D10D419D1D74_zpsl23vjpum.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
I don't like the FJ 09...

...Holy mother of mercy! I love this bike!
What an engine. Smooth, torque city and very willing. Wicked sound from the triple mill sheesh!


The suspension is taut, yet soaks up rumble...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
If you read my ride report it will tell you about...

If you read my ride report it will tell you about the Super Tenere. The link is on my signature.
I haven't even turned on my FJ 09. Have to get insurance and registration today as I got it on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Mine was delivered yesterday! ...

Mine was delivered yesterday!
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/Yamaha%20FJ%2009/B28EF14B-AB16-4C38-BE18-B464CB9DE904_zpsofxzbkia.jpg

Change of guard:
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Dammit now my wife will never let me on my...

Dammit now my wife will never let me on my fj.:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 75,827
Posted By RsZk
Video please! Strap the Go Pro!:bow

Video please! Strap the Go Pro!:bow
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
^^^nice!:tb

^^^nice!:tb
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
My Super Tenere had less wind protection from my...

My Super Tenere had less wind protection from my BMW R1200RT perspective, but better long distance comfort capability. The BMW was biased on the Touring side of Sport Touring.
The Super Tenere is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Looks about right. My BMW RT and my Super Tenere...

Looks about right. My BMW RT and my Super Tenere (with Jesse top box) looked a bit wonky when the side bags weren't in place as well with just the top box. If the side bags were there, the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Hey Third Eye. I'm actually hoping I didn't make...

Hey Third Eye. I'm actually hoping I didn't make a mistake in trading it in. I was actually going to add a third bike to the stable, then my daughter needed a different vehicle, so I had to take...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 492,029
Posted By RsZk
Night riding

Just wondering how the FJ's lights are in the night? Do they work well lighting up the road and ditches without a need to resort to aftermarket LED driving lights right away? I have the PIAA 530...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,433
Posted By RsZk
Yup another plug for Cogent Dynamics Moab shock. ...

Yup another plug for Cogent Dynamics Moab shock.
I went for the full replacement Progressive Monotube cartridge kit for the forks. Wow. The combination works excellent in washboard, street, and 2...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 314,664
Posted By RsZk
Hey shortypanters! As a guy shortypants I was...

Hey shortypanters! As a guy shortypants I was thrilled to find this thread and have read it all. I am 5'6" and ride a Yamaha Super Tenere and a KLR 650. I deal with the heights by using Daytona M...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-22-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,384
Posted By RsZk
Nice trip! I'm wondering how your tires faired...

Nice trip! I'm wondering how your tires faired on the KTM? Do you have a photo of them after the ride? Also, was the small windscreen enough or did you wish for a bit more protection from the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11,241
Views: 3,840,366
Posted By RsZk
KLR Chain Lakes Alberta

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/WP_20141009_13_28_34_Pro-001web_zps0daf2f08.jpg

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/WP_20141011_16_36_10_Pro-001-web_zpsb28a7af4.jpg

Sunken...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-04-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9,510
Views: 2,256,960
Posted By RsZk
My SuperT wanted in the beauty pageant!

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/P6261918_zpsc32c425a.jpg

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj30/rszk/P6271986_zpsf5523139.jpg

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 73,662
Posted By RsZk
5'6", 30" inseam 2012 KLR 650 with Seatconcepts...

5'6", 30" inseam
2012 KLR 650 with Seatconcepts Low
2013 Yamaha Super Tenere No mods.

One great pair of Daytona GTX boots to give me a lift.:evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By RsZk
Looks like a fun ride. The ferry experience is...

Looks like a fun ride. The ferry experience is pretty cool when on a bike.
Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 167,606
Posted By RsZk
All caught up again. Spectacular scenery and...

All caught up again. Spectacular scenery and street photos of the locals. My snow banks are over me now. Living the riding life thru your eyes keeps me sane this winter.
Keep safe.

Rod
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,116
Posted By RsZk
Subbed.

Subbed.
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 278,457
Posted By RsZk
Very nice price. let me know how it works out...

Very nice price. let me know how it works out and also how the unit itself works. I will get one too as I am tired of waiting.
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,525
Posted By RsZk
Subscribed! Following your chronicles of your...

Subscribed! Following your chronicles of your ride. Looks like you had mostly great weather. We weren't as fortunate when we went on our ride this summer. Had to stick mostly to blacktop due to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 110,453
Posted By RsZk
:lurk Subscribed. In for the super mods on...

:lurk
Subscribed. In for the super mods on this one. Sure wish Yamaha Europe controlled Canada instead of USA, then we could get the 660 here too.
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,238
Posted By RsZk
Glad you and your bike came out okay. May be a...

Glad you and your bike came out okay.
May be a good to consider this in your future for safety:

http://tubliss.com/
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,053
Posted By RsZk
Keep it coming. So much wit and humor!! ...

Keep it coming. So much wit and humor!!
Enjoying the ride so far.:deal
I can do the squat LOL
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