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Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,085
Views: 657,771
Posted By SisuTen
My procedure for initial setup was to do as you...

My procedure for initial setup was to do as you did, turn the motor by hand and tighten to get out any slop. Start the bike. Back it off to where it starts to click, then bring it in until the click...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-18-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 182,918
Posted By SisuTen
Better still, go elsewhere, and mind your own...

Better still, go elsewhere, and mind your own business.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 182,918
Posted By SisuTen
The technical glitch is your desire to control...

The technical glitch is your desire to control the forum. Go ride.

S-Ten
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 182,918
Posted By SisuTen
Haw, Haw, Haw! You got me. I LOVE France, I LOVE...

Haw, Haw, Haw! You got me. I LOVE France, I LOVE Quebec, I love EVERYBODY! Who give's a shit...eh?

Lighten up. SisuTen out.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-15-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 182,918
Posted By SisuTen
I was being a little sarcastic. We have had many...

I was being a little sarcastic. We have had many such instances in the states, such as Texas, who keeps threatening to become a sovereign country. I think one of the Carolinas was mumbling about the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-15-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 182,918
Posted By SisuTen
Glad we don't have any of that regional bias and...

Glad we don't have any of that regional bias and anxiety here in the states, eh?:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-09-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 182,918
Posted By SisuTen
I'm with ya, but it seems that when the throttle...

I'm with ya, but it seems that when the throttle bodies are mated, there has to be some provision for synchronizing the butterflies, but is not a service procedure. Most likely, if there was an...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By SisuTen
+1 Definitely couldn't be considered any...

+1

Definitely couldn't be considered any kind of touring bike, though. Honda built some large trials machines, but made for trials competition. The TLR200 is a fun low maintenance bike for off...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7,137
Views: 1,702,454
Posted By SisuTen
Chris, That link lists the Versys shown as a 2010...

Chris, That link lists the Versys shown as a 2010 model. Doesn't really mention that it's a 2012.
Paul
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,124
Posted By SisuTen
Mike, I didn't see anything about rides in MI....

Mike, I didn't see anything about rides in MI. Are they still around? If so can you tell me where? Thanks!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 182,918
Posted By SisuTen
It's on the "specifications" page. No idea if...

It's on the "specifications" page. No idea if it's rue or not.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-01-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 182,918
Posted By SisuTen
+1 It has always been my opinion that the...

+1

It has always been my opinion that the Japanese rarely had an original idea, however, they have shown time and again that their genius lies in perfecting otherwise workable good ideas. I'm glad...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 808
Posted By SisuTen
Power Commander V for the Super Tenere

Just noticed that Dynajet has released a PC-V for the XT1200Z.

http://www.powercommander.com/powercommander/powercommander_v.aspx?mk=15&mdl=359&yr=22-041&pcVersion=PCV&PartNum=22-041

Paul
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,086
Posted By SisuTen
I have a feeling the snatchy throttle is a result...

I have a feeling the snatchy throttle is a result of emissions requirements in the US. My Versys does the same thing and a Power Commander fixes that. Incidently, Dynajet has released the PC-V for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 182,918
Posted By SisuTen
Just because you were there and we weren't...

Just because you were there and we weren't doesn't necessarily mean you weren't a shovel-leaning lazy f..k. Were you one? You tell us. Decades old bluster is wasted here. Just sayin'.

In fairness,...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 911,394
Posted By SisuTen
Not to worry, Rod. Greg has shown no...

Not to worry, Rod.

Greg has shown no hesitance to straighten things out on this thread when necessary. Besides, you're a customer.

I think there's a lot of people who are anxious to see what...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-05-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 27,689
Posted By SisuTen
Sure, 8K if they did it right. I own a Versys and...

Sure, 8K if they did it right. I own a Versys and like it a LOT. Also have a KLX650 which I also like a lot. Maybe the KLX (better in dirt) with a Versys motor would be better. Already has most of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-10-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 118,855
Posted By SisuTen
You could be right, however, running a Versy twin...

You could be right, however, running a Versy twin has the potential to make the KLX a more interesting bike. This is all pipe dream stuff anyway.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-07-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 118,855
Posted By SisuTen
You're right, but it would seem possible to split...

You're right, but it would seem possible to split the front tube high to get around the case. Not a lot of thought on this yet, but it's a start.

S-Ten
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-05-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 118,855
Posted By SisuTen
Nice build! I have a Versys and and a '93...

Nice build!
I have a Versys and and a '93 KLX650 sitting next to each other in the garage. Maybe I'll find a donor for the motor and give this a shot with the KLX (no I'm not rich enough to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,770
Posted By SisuTen
First rate, Greg. I suspect you'll have to...

First rate, Greg.

I suspect you'll have to go into a large production scheme come May when all the Americans get their bikes and want this piece. I'll be among them.

If you designed for other...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,470
Posted By SisuTen
No doubt that some bikes can do it, and some...

No doubt that some bikes can do it, and some can't. However, if this is truly an isolated incident, Triumph should have simply made good and avoided bad press. In the larger picture, the expense...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-02-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 671,921
Posted By SisuTen
Not necessarily.

Not necessarily.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-02-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 671,921
Posted By SisuTen
I had a '94 VFR an loved it. My thought is that...

I had a '94 VFR an loved it. My thought is that perhaps they have a LOT of the V-4 motors available and have to get their money out of the engineering (are new VFR's selling that well? I have yet to...
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 911,394
Posted By SisuTen
Great word, but the Queen would be horrified!! :D...

Great word, but the Queen would be horrified!! :D

S-Ten
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 72,966
Posted By SisuTen
Kind of interesting that the Blue has been...

Kind of interesting that the Blue has been ordered at a rate of two to one since the beginning. Does that mean the Black will hold more of it's value because it will be more scarce?

S-Ten
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 911,394
Posted By SisuTen
Greg, Assuming they will provide a PC-V (I hope...

Greg,
Assuming they will provide a PC-V (I hope so) we will be able to also have the Autotune module as well. I have one on my Versys (leaving to make room in May) and this combination is great for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-13-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 72,966
Posted By SisuTen
I found out that the black units will ship first....

I found out that the black units will ship first. What color did you order?:D

I ordered mine on the same day as you. We were both probably ordering at the same time, around 3:33 Central. Who did...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 72,966
Posted By SisuTen
#156611 here If everyone gave their order...

#156611 here

If everyone gave their order number you could get close on a theoretical total.

S-Ten
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-10-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,097
Posted By SisuTen
I agree 100%, but there will always be those who...

I agree 100%, but there will always be those who have to have what they think or perceive as the best and have the money to prove it. (a Multi qualifies, I think)

I don't know that the Ohlins rear...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,097
Posted By SisuTen
Mine was a response to another post, but I can...

Mine was a response to another post, but I can answer.

Because they are available?

If this were simply a money issue, then, no you wouldn't want them. Conversely, if they are something you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-08-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 36,097
Posted By SisuTen
Ohlins rear shock AVAILABLE NOW!!: ...

Ohlins rear shock AVAILABLE NOW!!: http://www.ohlins.com/Our-products/Motorcycle/Products/Dual-sport/YA-013/

This listing doesn't show up in Ohlins online catalog unless you use the acute "e" in...
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 911,394
Posted By SisuTen
Help

I've looked throughout the threads and cannot find a source for OEM XT1200Z parts, such as plastics. The Worldcrosser vented side cowls intrigue me. I have tons of surface design/fabrication...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-29-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,625
Posted By SisuTen
I plan to have a Superhawk in addition to the...

I plan to have a Superhawk in addition to the Tenere next year. I currently have an '09 Versys, but can pick up the VTR for half the price and not be concerned if it goes down. This should satisfy...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,380
Posted By SisuTen
+1, The pants are great and hold up well. I added...

+1, The pants are great and hold up well. I added Bonz cool body armor, so the "A" nazis can't get me (not that I really care that much) :D

On topic, I also got a Carharrt signal orange t-shirt...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 911,394
Posted By SisuTen
Please bear with my ignorance. I realize it is a...

Please bear with my ignorance. I realize it is a royal pain to import a Canadian bike to the US, but is it that difficult in reverse? Or is this inane regulatory niggling international in nature? If...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 911,394
Posted By SisuTen
My bike is a lifetime away, it seems, but I'm now...

My bike is a lifetime away, it seems, but I'm now investigating some options that you boys in Australia may not have considered.

I have direct experience with Caribou cases in Colorado
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-18-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28,428
Views: 5,787,233
Posted By SisuTen
You had to be there to appreciate a bike like...

You had to be there to appreciate a bike like this......:D

S-Ten
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,064
Posted By SisuTen
I LIKE this guy! I like Idaho, too! Looking...

I LIKE this guy! I like Idaho, too!

Looking at the bike without plastics, it appears they have managed to keep much of the weight low, and even better, narrow. The peg setup seems to favor...
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