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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Juan Valderrama
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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By Juan Valderrama
I can't believe one can buy a brick for 250 USD....

I can't believe one can buy a brick for 250 USD. It's a joke, isn't it?
Forum: Latin America 08-24-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 19,121
Posted By Juan Valderrama
And then drop into Bogota. We will be sure it...

And then drop into Bogota. We will be sure it will worth your while.
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24,477
Views: 4,487,602
Posted By Juan Valderrama
I have driven both, and even the V1 with CJM. The...

I have driven both, and even the V1 with CJM. The tractor feeling? I am not sure what you mean, I have not driven a tractor. I find, and my friends, that 2014 is more fluid on the first three., but...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 24,477
Views: 4,487,602
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Dave, great report, as usual, but I can't...

Dave, great report, as usual, but I can't remember, is your bike is 2014?
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 32,217
Posted By Juan Valderrama
http://www.cyclenews.com/412/24941/Racing-Article/...

http://www.cyclenews.com/412/24941/Racing-Article/First-Look--2015-KTM-1290-Super-Adventure.aspx

New more gadgets
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,814
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Sorry, I was referring to the TC as part of the...

Sorry, I was referring to the TC as part of the ABS ECU. Do you guys have had trouble with this? I know Roberto did it have any, but as I read on the technical manual of the bike, the circular...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 32,670
Posted By Juan Valderrama
It's being said that pressures of 42 to 46 rear...

It's being said that pressures of 42 to 46 rear tire makes them last longer. Just checking

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá - Colombia.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 57,814
Posted By Juan Valderrama
The ABS is the same : ...

The ABS is the same :

http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=733.msg181616.msg#181616

Suspension is the same. I had upgraded mine.

TC can be shut off.

ABS's ecu does not like...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 32,217
Posted By Juan Valderrama
What about automatic and semi automatic bikes? ...

What about automatic and semi automatic bikes?

Sooner or later....

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá - Colombia.
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Torque multiplier calculation

This may come handy to some of us, for offset and angled torque operations.....not exactly for the tool kit on the bike, but usefull....


http://cncexpo.com/TorqueAdapter.aspx

...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 32,217
Posted By Juan Valderrama
I think the test is authentic. Power slides and...

I think the test is authentic. Power slides and brake slides are real. Specially power slides like these in the video. And, at least for me, the advice is sound and a good example.

It highlights...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 32,217
Posted By Juan Valderrama
"A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant...

"A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion"

Chinese proverb

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá - Colombia.
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 24,477
Views: 4,487,602
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Silverfin, I "ate" 80% of my preload with the...

Silverfin, I "ate" 80% of my preload with the stock shock, and I am 186 lbs. That is a pity. So I had a new shock and spring from Stoltec. I nave not installed it yet. The OEM spring is just too...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,147
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Me too, I am going to 250 CC in Enduro. Same...

Me too, I am going to 250 CC in Enduro. Same thing, age, easiness....

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá - Colombia.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 32,217
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Yes Blur, I do live in Colombia, with my wife and...

Yes Blur, I do live in Colombia, with my wife and children. When I damage something, I can just go and have it fix.... As you said.

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá - Colombia.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 32,217
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Look what I found.... How to crash a Yamaha...

Look what I found....

How to crash a Yamaha Super Tenere ZE: http://youtu.be/JTPINaOmZ8s

Some kind of joke?

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá - Colombia.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,147
Posted By Juan Valderrama
One interesting thread : ...

One interesting thread :

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=935040

Yamaha Tenere 800?

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá - Colombia.
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,147
Posted By Juan Valderrama
On the contrary, the ST is very heavy, has less...

On the contrary, the ST is very heavy, has less power than a GS and besides it has a limited suspension capability. Nobody said the contrary. I just said that it's CG is located very low so that...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,147
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Or course leverage and dropped bikes can be both...

Or course leverage and dropped bikes can be both benefited from a lower center of mass, but I like to highlight the center of mass of a bike moving forward at speed. For the normal pilot, it's an...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,147
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Well, the lower center of gravity combined with...

Well, the lower center of gravity combined with the 19 inch front tire makes a difference, even at a higher speeds, specially the 19 “.

You are right to say so, in plain words indeed once going...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Knowing the Limits of Rust Preventatives ...

Knowing the Limits of Rust Preventatives

Hola. Looking at another forum (The Garage Journal) I found this very interesting article and test of several rust preventatives. Although the test is run...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,147
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Consider also the gravity center point of the...

Consider also the gravity center point of the bike.

I had an XT660Z tenere year 2011, 200 kg, 46 HP. It was a heavy bike but the problem is that the weight is way high. Similar BMW 600s have a...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 254,924
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Hola guys, Who can recommend a good welding...

Hola guys,

Who can recommend a good welding equipment, for the ocasional light to medium use? Can be electric arc, MIG/TIC or all......

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá -...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By Juan Valderrama
What is the advice for a long neck plier? I have...

What is the advice for a long neck plier? I have my Swedish Baco but it's a bit funky now.


Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá - Colombia.
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 32,217
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Hola, I come from an undeveloped country...

Hola,

I come from an undeveloped country and my wife is swedish. Is the other way around. I somehow understand your somehow correct paternalistic view of the third world, but I do not want to...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24,477
Views: 4,487,602
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Hola Blurr. I have worked hard since I am 17....

Hola Blurr. I have worked hard since I am 17. Also done long trips on bikes, sail, climb, drugs, women, food. Worked as banker, worked cleaning carpets, worked in a clamb bake cathering service,...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24,477
Views: 4,487,602
Posted By Juan Valderrama
We do have the XT 250 Z made in Brazil, sold in...

We do have the XT 250 Z made in Brazil, sold in Colombia. I have a XT1200Z 2014 made in Japan, and my previous bike, an XT660Z tenere was made in Spain.

...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Great idea. What about a suction cup, small? ...

Great idea. What about a suction cup, small?

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá - Colombia.
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 254,924
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Went for holidays and forgot my shorts. Made a...

Went for holidays and forgot my shorts. Made a pair out my old bluejeans. Best moment of things, let them go.... http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/21/y4a3atu6.jpg

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z ...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Those are the same as in XT660Z tenere and kmts...

Those are the same as in XT660Z tenere and kmts 990\950. In those the filter can be simply taken out with normal pliers but "opening them" in the groove. Normally they are just placed there, no force...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By Juan Valderrama
For that, and depending on your oil filter type,...

For that, and depending on your oil filter type, you can use climbing webbing or similar tape to make a webbing loop oil tool.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 24,477
Views: 4,487,602
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Debunking the K&N Myth – Why OEM is Better ...

Debunking the K&N Myth – Why OEM is Better

http://www.nicoclub.com/archives/kn-vs-oem-filter.html

http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=9725.0

"there is a lady who's sure, all...
Forum: Latin America 07-17-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 19,121
Posted By Juan Valderrama
May I tell you the most powerful tool to get by...

May I tell you the most powerful tool to get by in Colombia?

This is it:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/18/8y9avapy.jpg
Smile.

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z
Broadcasting from Bogotá -...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 32,217
Posted By Juan Valderrama
And again, the systems, excluding EFI, are...

And again, the systems, excluding EFI, are designed so if they fail the bike will keep on running: side stand, clutch switch, some double lights, etc.....

Juan Valderrama
XT1200Z ...
Forum: Latin America 07-15-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Welcome, my friends and I are in Bogotá. Any trip...

Welcome, my friends and I are in Bogotá. Any trip around the coast and thru the mountains3 will be fine. Check the Two Moto Kiwis thread for more info about nice Colombians tours. If looking for fun...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 24,477
Views: 4,487,602
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Regarding charging devices, one needs also to...

Regarding charging devices, one needs also to check the current that the charger can handle. For example, for a mobile phone, like an iPhone or a Galaxy Note, you need at least 1000 mAh for charging,...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 32,217
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Well, another angle we have discussed is that if...

Well, another angle we have discussed is that if one of these technologies fail, the bike still works. I see that only an EFI or immobilizer failure will stop the machine.

Today my friend lost...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Silverfin, mark my word. They are amazing. Indeed...

Silverfin, mark my word. They are amazing. Indeed the 7 inch works just fine in the rear tire nut (big) of the ST. The leverage on the handles and transmited to the nut makes the work just great and...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By Juan Valderrama
Check Best Rate Products ...

Check Best Rate Products

http://www.bestrestproducts.com/default.aspx

They do have a DVD for 99 cents, plus irons and kits for different bikes.

Also, check Motion Pro website. They do have...
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