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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 579
Posted By TRUBRIT
super Tenere

A lot of bike for the money. Proven reliable on so many occasions on here. They find it hard on the S10 specific threads to find things to talk about because very little goes wrong with them. I ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By TRUBRIT
BRP Open

BRP open in both directions at Aho road between BOONE and Blowing Rock. I will be out and about on Sunday:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,331
Posted By TRUBRIT
thanks

I will be looking up all roads mentioned. Any chance you Tigers could share your routes when you have them? I would appreciate it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,331
Posted By TRUBRIT
greetings

Well this was a good find:D I just relocated to near Boone end of last year. Not had a chance to get out much yet due to work. Looking forward to checking some of these out when the weather clears....
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,743
Posted By TRUBRIT
Under Armor

I use the UA balaclava. Thin enough for under the helmet. Works great. Used at the time in 30* under a beanie type helmet on a Harley so no wind protection. The UA just worked. Will now use under my...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,985
Posted By TRUBRIT
Cycle Gear

Tried their Heat Out gear last Summer. Exceeded my expectations. Trying out their Freeze out gear now. Light weight, low $$. We will see next time out up here in NC Mountains how it performs. I have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,093
Views: 240,403
Posted By TRUBRIT
Thanks Fast

Had to fly out for work last week so missed more of the good weather. Back now to rain and fog. No pics from the other day, I was just so glad to be riding in my new playground I just kept riding. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By TRUBRIT
Super Tenere 1200

5' 8", 160 soaking wet, wrong side of 50. Lowered seat only. Set the sag as per Touratech. OEM Factory settings on shock are for a 250 lb rider so after the sag reset my shock is set on the soft...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-01-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3,093
Views: 240,403
Posted By TRUBRIT
Sunday afternoon ride

Now that I have permanently escaped South Florida, I make the most of getting out on the Bike. Jumped on the BRP just north of Blowing Rock and headed south to Linville. Road was clear with some left...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By TRUBRIT
Talking Escaped from South Florida

My Tenere and I now reside in Boone. No more boring straight flat roads
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,238
Posted By TRUBRIT
Mad maps

Useful to have. Gives you lots of info on roads and things to see and places to eat.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,284,584
Posted By TRUBRIT
Did my own

Saddleman sells the raw Gel pads in different sizes. Peel back the cover, get out the electric carving knife and slice off a layer, place Gel and re-install cover. I used memory foam to fill in...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By TRUBRIT
Agreed

Speaker placement and ditch the VOX. I would cough and it would switch to the Radio, but I could never get it to go back! 2,500 miles, 3 bikes roaming the Rockies, no issues. Conference between all 3...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,923
Posted By TRUBRIT
over the top

.....so that the things in your pockets will stay dry and the jacket won't get heavy when soaked:D
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,953
Posted By TRUBRIT
helmet mount for me works best

You shoot where you look and no vibration. The WiFi remote battery does not last long but you can use it while charging. I have an aux USB power port on the bars and velcro strap the remote to the...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By TRUBRIT
Tank Bag

Camera in Tank bag and power to the bag = no issue on recent 2,500 mile trip on and off road. Took my ACER Aspire with me to load all the Videos and Photos. There were 3 of us so over 3,000 items all...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By TRUBRIT
ps

No issues with U Haul for me using this trailer to carry bikes.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By TRUBRIT
6 x 12 utility

I used the 6 x 12 Utility trailer with ramp to transport a GSA and a Supertenere to CO and back, You could get another GS facing rearwards. 3 big bikes would be the max. We used two self standing MC...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,295
Posted By TRUBRIT
Pic of the Guy on the GS....HILARIOUS

Is today April 1st? I am sorry this is way too funny:rofl:rofl:rofl
Just stick a folded T shirt down your pants, or a sheepskin washmit...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,284,584
Posted By TRUBRIT
Its called Pride

For me, washing the Bike is also a way of checking for broken or loose parts, leaks, etc.:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-26-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9,132
Views: 2,098,631
Posted By TRUBRIT
Freedom!!!

I think he called it Wallace after William Wallace, the Scottish Hero. Remember Braveheart? Very fitting for Ray, he of the Braveheart and looking for Freedom.:D
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By TRUBRIT
Same set up but regular jersey

I used the exact same setup this summer, but the regular jersey over a Leatt ADV Protector. Very comfortable in the hot weather, and the stowaway worked great over the top. Less restrictive than my...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By TRUBRIT
Leatt 3df

I have the 3DF and find them very comfortable. They are flexible and have mesh on the back so they do not bunch and rub the back of the knee. I wear KLIM Dakar pants for my skin protection so do not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-13-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,066
Posted By TRUBRIT
all very amusing

Chiefrider, FYI the first year the Tenere was introduced here in the US they had the first Rally, Where you say?......why the Yukon of course. Maybe you did not see any Teneres this summer way up...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,284,584
Posted By TRUBRIT
What is that white stuff????

Hmmmm, 5 degrees higher than normal down here. 84 yesterday out on the Bike, 82 the day before. :jkamOur Riding season has just started. Pity the damn roads are all straight:becca..............and no...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,066
Posted By TRUBRIT
Check the two threads in this section on the S10

Just check the two threads in this section and you will see how happy Owners are and how few issues there have been. Do the same in the G Spot and you will find thread after thread on various issues...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,919
Posted By TRUBRIT
ACER Netbook

I took an ACER Netbook on my recent Colorado trip. Did everything you need. Took a Passport in a small Pelican case as backup so I had all my Videos and pics on both in case I had a problem with the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-22-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 195,924
Posted By TRUBRIT
??

Is this area also known as 'The Squares' ? NW of Janes Scenic?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-18-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,293
Posted By TRUBRIT
Rambo

Rambo, I will just be getting up and going. No fixed time I am afraid.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By TRUBRIT
Tried this one

A Russian friend bought one of these to use on our recent trip out West. It is now an interesting paper weight in his office back in Russia :rofl:rofl It gave us a good laugh every night we were...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-16-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,293
Posted By TRUBRIT
Bump

Let's see if we can get some interest going.:1drink Riding up 27 from Weston early Sat morning. Leave Turnpike and 95 to the HD crowd bound for Daytona.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-16-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By TRUBRIT
I am in

There is another thread on this. This is the inaugural EXPO. It is on same dates as Biketoberfest in Daytona. Check thread further down page. Hopefully this one will be a success and we will see a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,702
Posted By TRUBRIT
Stunt Riding problems????

Wonder if Quebec or anywhere in Canada have issues with packs of Idiots like in NY and St Louis? With this kind of deterrent I doubt it :D I think our Brothers in the North may be on to something.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-14-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 93,949
Posted By TRUBRIT
IMHO Cycle World have the best comparison

Long Term test...
Yamaha Super Tenere – Long-Term Wrap-Up

Is it still an adventure if nothing goes wrong?:D

The Go To Bike....chase bike....Photo Bike......The moment we threw a leg over a...
Forum: Americas 10-12-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,054
Posted By TRUBRIT
Nice job

Just Bookmarked your site. We are moving to Boone early next year so intend on exploring as much of NC, TN, and WV as possible. We have done quite a few trips on and around the Blue Ridge, camping...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,737
Posted By TRUBRIT
Medium

I am 5' 8", 155. I have the Medium with the D30 armor. I also use it over a Leatt ADV Body Protector without the D30 for trips off road. It is not a shaped jacket as it is meant to be loose to give...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-10-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,293
Posted By TRUBRIT
Will be there

Saturday around Noon through Sunday. Will swing by the ADV Track and see who is around.:D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-29-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,293
Posted By TRUBRIT
In

Trying to round up some more in SFL. Same dates as Biketoberfest so all the Pirates will be in Daytona.:D
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,802
Posted By TRUBRIT
White with Amber covers

I have the SR Light bar from Rigid. White with an Amber clip on. On road or off it has not come loose. Definitely gets peoples attention with low beam and the amber during the day. This was from my...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,495
Posted By TRUBRIT
SJ, Surprised to see this about pressures. Old...

SJ,
Surprised to see this about pressures. Old Git Ray is currently riding all over the US, two up, on a heavily loaded Tenere 1200. He is on K60's and runs his 36F and 45R with no issues. I run...
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