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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26,597
Views: 5,148,081
Posted By crazyjeeper
We aren't all in the gray hair club yet. :wink: ...

We aren't all in the gray hair club yet. :wink:

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Black-Hills-4th-of-July-2014/i-cLjrfD6/0/L/DSCN0753-L.jpg

Besides, the stereotypes for this kind of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26,597
Views: 5,148,081
Posted By crazyjeeper
I've had the full Trax setup on my Tenere since...

I've had the full Trax setup on my Tenere since it was new. Overall I'm satisfied with them, they seem to hold my stuff just fine. They also seem to be pretty durable after I forgot to lock one to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9,130
Views: 2,047,873
Posted By crazyjeeper
I was going through some old photos and I found...

I was going through some old photos and I found this.

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2012-Yamaha-Super-Tenere/i-tR7Ppc2/0/L/IMG_1096-L.jpg

It's my Tenere about a month before I...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By crazyjeeper
I put some electrical tape on the top clamp...

I put some electrical tape on the top clamp around the ignition so the keys can't scratch it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-10-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By crazyjeeper
Only changes from 2012 to 2013 were colors. ...

Only changes from 2012 to 2013 were colors.

I'm 6'5" and I love my 2012. I use the Cal-Sci XL screen on a touratech bracket with the factory wind deflectors and I get zero buffeting. I also...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
Hmm, I use the white powerband and rotella T,...

Hmm, I use the white powerband and rotella T, must be why mine is a dog in 5th. I also have been running a 140/80 MT21 in the rear. I'm also not worried about it blowing up. If it does, then it's...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks for the info. I was thinking about going...

Thanks for the info. I was thinking about going to 14/48 with mine since 5th was so useless and it was really hard to modulate the power at really low speeds on the trails and you've confirmed my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
You guys are making me wonder if something is...

You guys are making me wonder if something is wrong with mine. As far as I know it has 15/45 gearing and it struggles to move in 5th unless I run it up to 70 or so in 4th and even then it feels like...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,962
Posted By crazyjeeper
Add me to the list of people saying "what heat?" ...

Add me to the list of people saying "what heat?" The only time I've ever noticed any is when I stick my hand or leg out into the stream coming directly off the radiator. The way the ducting is the...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,101
Posted By crazyjeeper
The sticky part of the mount won't be what fails....

The sticky part of the mount won't be what fails. I've had one on top of my cheapo HJC dirt helmet for years and it hasn't moved at all. I could probably hang the helmet from it with me attached to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-09-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,130
Views: 2,047,873
Posted By crazyjeeper
A couple of pics from South Dakota last weekend ...

A couple of pics from South Dakota last weekend

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Black-Hills-4th-of-July-2014/i-z3XBbCC/0/XL/DSCN0758-XL.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,803
Posted By crazyjeeper
A weekend in the Black Hills of South Dakota

What better way to celebrate the independence of your country than by looking at faces blasted into mountains with dynamite? It also helps there are miles and miles of fabulous twisty roads. With...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
Cool solution! I had something similar in mind...

Cool solution! I had something similar in mind when it first split. I've still got plans to make something up similar after I move back to Dallas in a month or so, then I'll have more time and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26,597
Views: 5,148,081
Posted By crazyjeeper
On that subject, if the Tenere needs an ABS off...

On that subject, if the Tenere needs an ABS off switch, how come I can do this:

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Black-Hills-4th-of-July-2014/i-m9SwwTM/0/L/IMG_2950-L.jpg

:hide
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7,384
Views: 2,524,838
Posted By crazyjeeper
A couple from the Black Hills. ...

A couple from the Black Hills.

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Black-Hills-4th-of-July-2014/i-xWNtrMZ/0/XL/DSCN0777-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
I have one of those too! ...

I have one of those too!

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1985-Honda-XR350R/i-DFWMpqg/0/M/IMG_2203-M.jpg

Unfortunately I have some bad news for you. The part you need,...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 249,765
Posted By crazyjeeper
It's a good look :nod ...

It's a good look :nod

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Utah-2014/i-F4p4DrR/0/XL/DSCN0440-XL.jpg

I've had my full set for over a year now and I have no complaints so far.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,793
Posted By crazyjeeper
I have mine on the bar that comes with the...

I have mine on the bar that comes with the touratech adjuster in one of their overkill locking powered docks.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9,130
Views: 2,047,873
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks! Summer is the time to be here. Winter...

Thanks! Summer is the time to be here. Winter can be gorgeous, but it is best seen from inside a vehicle with the heat blasting while wearing several coats.



2 of those 3 are very doable. No...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,130
Views: 2,047,873
Posted By crazyjeeper
Time for some more flat land pics to offset all...

Time for some more flat land pics to offset all of those mountains everybody else rides in. :D

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-QwvpkMH/0/X2/DSCN0685-X2.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 616,321
Posted By crazyjeeper
Well it is pretty much the only non totally...

Well it is pretty much the only non totally straight section line road north of Williston :lol3

Hit me up if you want to go for a ride. The really good roads are down in the national grasslands.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-22-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 108,796
Posted By crazyjeeper
http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/201...

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-qPdf9BG/0/L/DSCN0684-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-22-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 616,321
Posted By crazyjeeper
I checked out a new road today. MT Hwy 261 right...

I checked out a new road today. MT Hwy 261 right on the MT/ND border. Lots of green grass out there right now.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks. I have a hard time finding good metric...

Thanks. I have a hard time finding good metric hardware around here so I have to always order it.

Yeah, great sketch, though somebody stole your ruler. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks, I'll have to look into making something...

Thanks, I'll have to look into making something like that.

Do you happen to recall what the thread pitch and bolt length you used to attach your brackets to the tank?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 616,321
Posted By crazyjeeper
Drilling Rigs sticking out of the prairie ...

Drilling Rigs sticking out of the prairie

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-mZ3Th8T/0/X2/IMG_2921-X2.jpg

One of my favorite views around here
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
Question for fellow Acerbis 5.8 tank owners: ...

Question for fellow Acerbis 5.8 tank owners: Anybody else had the bolts that hold the front mounts to the tank go MIA? The mount arms are still attached to the frame tabs but the tank is not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-20-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26,597
Views: 5,148,081
Posted By crazyjeeper
I don't think I'm going to find greener grass...

I don't think I'm going to find greener grass than this. :D

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Super-Tenere-2013-general/i-FS4Hq8g/0/XL/IMG_2240-XL.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 64,042
Posted By crazyjeeper
I would like to second that you don't need to...

I would like to second that you don't need to turn off the electronic aids. I often ride on washboarded gravel in TCS-2 and I've never had a problem keeping the wheel spinning. It also lets me get...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9,130
Views: 2,047,873
Posted By crazyjeeper
http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Utah-2...

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Utah-2014/i-KFQfBq6/0/L/DSCN0429-L.jpg

Full RR for the week is here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=981550
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26,597
Views: 5,148,081
Posted By crazyjeeper
I usually get 36-40mpg. I have no idea how you...

I usually get 36-40mpg. I have no idea how you guys get so many miles per gallon. I guess I'm just having too much fun. :lol3
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By crazyjeeper
Minot has a ton of hotel rooms. A quick search...

Minot has a ton of hotel rooms. A quick search for tonight shows there are 20+ hotels all with available rooms.

Now, 2-3 years ago, yes, it was impossible but they have probably finished 15...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks guys, I'm glad y'all enjoyed it. :D ...

Thanks guys, I'm glad y'all enjoyed it. :D





:eek1

I've seen that video before, but it still looks incredibly painful. The guys I've been going to Moab with used to do that kind of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 80,578
Views: 8,936,252
Posted By crazyjeeper
I am now going to shamelessly pimp my ride report...

I am now going to shamelessly pimp my ride report which features my XRL and is where I crashed it in the dunes as posted several pages back.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=981550
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By crazyjeeper
All videos have been uploaded and added to the...

All videos have been uploaded and added to the end of the 2nd post.



Thanks! This was my 3rd trip to Moab and I already can't wait to go back again.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 1,019,851
Posted By crazyjeeper
http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/201...

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-Czhk4mS/0/XL/IMG_2862-XL.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,522
Posted By crazyjeeper
In some markets the standard 14 doesn't have the...

In some markets the standard 14 doesn't have the center stand. All USA 2014 models have one.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,962
Posted By crazyjeeper
I own a '12 but I've sampled a '14. I felt the...

I own a '12 but I've sampled a '14. I felt the '14 was noticeably smoother and generally felt more refined overall. The '14 I rode was still very new so I'm sure it would also smooth out even more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9,130
Views: 2,047,873
Posted By crazyjeeper
Had a good turnout a couple of weeks ago for the...

Had a good turnout a couple of weeks ago for the first western North Dakota Tenere owner's rally. Both of us showed up. :D
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-27-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,502
Views: 616,321
Posted By crazyjeeper
Abandoned school house ...

Abandoned school house

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-MvLcgkM/0/X2/IMG_2861-X2.jpg

All around the north shore of Lake Sakakawea near Williston
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