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Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By racer
Darz rode the 2 day Trans Florida rally with his...

Darz rode the 2 day Trans Florida rally with his wife on the back of a DR650. He had no problems in the sand. You're a hell of a rider Darz!
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
Okay, that does it for me.

Bought my 12 Super Tenere with 3300 miles and added a skid plate, crash bars, built my own side case racks and mounted Navy ammo cans. 6000 miles on a set of K60's and I'm a happy camper.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,326
Posted By racer
This, and all the other problems that will...

This, and all the other problems that will follow, can be fixed when you buy a bike of a different brand. Sorry, you should have known. :deal
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,820
Posted By racer
My Yamaha dealer says Yamama will use the FZ09...

My Yamaha dealer says Yamama will use the FZ09 motor as a platform base for various iterations in future. Just a matter of time until we see a lighter S10.
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
How far are you traveling, that you would need to...

How far are you traveling, that you would need to change a filter on the road? Can't remember what Yamama recommends on changing filters, but Suzuki says everyother oil change to change the filter. ...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
Gee, I thought I was going to be reading about...

Gee, I thought I was going to be reading about the S 10 and instead have witnessed a pissing contest!
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By racer
For your information, most bearings are standard,...

For your information, most bearings are standard, meaning, you can go to a bearing/seal distributor and buy most any bearing off the shelf, usually at a great savings over OEM.
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By racer
Dern, a scratch? It's a Vstrom, not a Harley! ...

Dern, a scratch? It's a Vstrom, not a Harley! Now you don't have to worry about it anymore. The first thing I do when I get a new helmet is throw it down on the sidewalk. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8,439
Views: 1,623,567
Posted By racer
Pluric, I rode one of those at a KTM sponsored...

Pluric, I rode one of those at a KTM sponsored track day at the Mid Ohio track. Had six, twenty minute sessions on the track through out the day. Best 250 bucks I've ever spent.

That bike is...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
Check out the for sale thread

I just put my new Sargent seat for sale on in the for sale thread. $275 details there, pictures on the Tenere forum.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-13-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
Back home again in Indiana

Hey all you CADs, I sure enjoyed the ride last week end. I wasn't going to Bike Week this year (my 25th year), however, when I saw this thread, I knew I had to join in the fun.

A big thanks to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-07-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
As far as I know we're meeting at the Shell...

As far as I know we're meeting at the Shell station NW corner of exit 286 I think, at 8am, riding out at 8:30 am.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-07-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
I rode down from Indiana Thursday and Friday. ...

I rode down from Indiana Thursday and Friday. Froze my ass off up north and it really didn't get any better once in Florida, but at least I wasn't getting wet anymore.

Okay, weather channel...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-07-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
Okay, where were all you guys tonight? Darz and...

Okay, where were all you guys tonight? Darz and I went to JT's for dinner and only saw three others at the bar. :freaky You guys are going to show up in the morning aren't you....aren't you? :deal...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-07-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
Yes I have two with me. Ten dollars your choice,...

Yes I have two with me. Ten dollars your choice, first come first served. I am on a black Super tenere. They both mount to the handle bar or cross bar with a hose clamp. See you at the Shell...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-05-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
Both of them mount with a hose clamp around your...

Both of them mount with a hose clamp around your handle bars. One is about 3 by 3 inches square, an inch and half deep. The other 2 by 3 inches same depth. I'll be on a black Super Tenere. See you...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-03-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
I'll bring a couple used roll chart holders. Ten...

I'll bring a couple used roll chart holders. Ten dollars your choice, first come first served. Racer
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16,018
Views: 998,612
Posted By racer
Dayton anyone?

Leaving Vincennes on my Super Tenere Thursday morning and heading to Bike Week. Going down early this year to ride the Trans Florida Rally. See the thread in Regions section "Sandbox". Pm me if...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
You need to find a new dealer. Was at mine...

You need to find a new dealer. Was at mine yesterday and he knew all about it, just didn't have the documentation to begin yet. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,994
Posted By racer
Leaving on the Super Tenere out of Indiana on...

Leaving on the Super Tenere out of Indiana on Thursday the 6th. Staying at the Days Inn in Palm Coast to ride the Trans Florida Rally Saturday and Sunday.

I think its going to be cold getting out...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-25-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
Any decisions on where we will be starting...

Any decisions on where we will be starting Saturday morning? I'd like to make a hotel reservation close by. Also, which Palm Coast restrurant on Sunday night. Racer
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-20-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
Okay, definetly IN. I have a single room with a...

Okay, definetly IN. I have a single room with a king at the Park Place. They said I got the last single night room, but they probably tell everyone that. It was a hundred bucks though. Called the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-20-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 22,751
Posted By racer
Count me IN

IN for the regular run, 90 percent sure. Riding down from Indiana on a Super Tenere with side cases, (read heavy) Debating on whether or not to mount new Heidenau K60's before or after the trip. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,210
Posted By racer
Yes, buy the BWM. I hear they are now replacing...

Yes, buy the BWM. I hear they are now replacing whole engines when there are problems. :wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By racer
I'm planning on riding the Super Tenere down out...

I'm planning on riding the Super Tenere down out of Indiana early in the week. Probably pull over in Palatka for a cheaper motel on Wednesday night, then ride in Thursday. Probably leave Saturday. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-13-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By racer
Plus one on the Hub. Its easy to miss the sign,...

Plus one on the Hub. Its easy to miss the sign, as its not right on the highway, but on top of the hill. You can do a different ride everyday from the Hub for several days. One road not to miss is...
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8,439
Views: 1,623,567
Posted By racer
Just curious, what is your disability?

Just curious, what is your disability?
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8,439
Views: 1,623,567
Posted By racer
Wreckchecker..........Looks like you'd better be...

Wreckchecker..........Looks like you'd better be trimming that fender extender or you'll be checking your wrecked fender after hitting a big bump! They've been known to catch on the front of the...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
That should buff right out!

That should buff right out!
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By racer
Plug the hole with some JB Weld, being careful...

Plug the hole with some JB Weld, being careful not to completely plug the carb vent, then put a tee in the hose a little higher.
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By racer
Sounds like a broken shifter fork. Good luck.

Sounds like a broken shifter fork. Good luck.
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
Do you have to pull the cams to replace shims? I...

Do you have to pull the cams to replace shims? I was able to take the journals off my KLR and lift the cams a bit to slide a shim in and out. I had to pull both cams on my FJR however.
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
Pluric, were your roll on's with or without a...

Pluric, were your roll on's with or without a reflash?
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
That video was made with a very early model, and...

That video was made with a very early model, and some speculate there has been a minor tooling change since then, thus requiring some modification.
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
Three washers under the grab handles spaces them...

Three washers under the grab handles spaces them out far enough to clear the luggage rack in the low position, plus it's completely reversible.
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,958
Posted By racer
Checked mine and they were close at about 4000...

Checked mine and they were close at about 4000 miles. Also, while you're in there, may as well back the right TB air screw out 3/4 of a turn then balance the T/B's with the left T/B air screw. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,512
Posted By racer
New plugs fixes it.

New plugs fixes it.
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
[QUOTE=pluric;23098795]Everyone should have to...

[QUOTE=pluric;23098795]Everyone should have to own a KLR at one time to realize the beauty of cheap functionality. :wink::D

http://i44.tinypic.com/2py6bd1.jpg

That's nothing for a KLR. ...
Forum: Beasts 12-29-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
When you start a F/I motor up and run it without...

When you start a F/I motor up and run it without warming it up, it stays in a fuel rich state, which makes it hard to start later. Why would you fire up the motor and just let it run for five...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24,080
Views: 4,376,329
Posted By racer
Sorry, read your post wrong. Nuked the response...

Sorry, read your post wrong. Nuked the response too late. :cry
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