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Old 11-29-2012, 11:31 AM   #11221
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I replaced mine under warranty after the batter tender failed without me knowing it and the GPS376C drained it( common to the GPS276/376). Now I unplug the Garmin when I'm not riding it. The S10 firing order and compression may have something to do with the slow crank.
Yeah. I have a Eastern Beaver power block installed for the lights and GPS mount. The lights are switched and the GPS mount was empty during the holiday. I'll check that out first. Kind of figured it just cranked slow because that's the way it is. We'll see tomorrow.

I'm not scheduled to be in Jackson for two weeks or I'd exchange it there. I don't darken Village Cycle's door anymore.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:10 PM   #11222
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Yeah. I have a Eastern Beaver power block installed for the lights and GPS mount. The lights are switched and the GPS mount was empty during the holiday. I'll check that out first. Kind of figured it just cranked slow because that's the way it is. We'll see tomorrow.

I'm not scheduled to be in Jackson for two weeks or I'd exchange it there. I don't darken Village Cycle's door anymore.
My original wasn't prep'd right when installed. I don't think the battery they gave the S10 has enough ass to give the crank a lively spin due to the crank configuration and the compression that the bike has. The bike needs a compression release like some of the 4 stroke dirt bikes.
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Old 11-29-2012, 05:33 PM   #11223
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Hmmm... so us "not so good" are welcome and won't hold the ride up too bad?

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Yea, all who may enjoy a day out on motorcycles (and KLRs) are welcome, The pace and the route can be adjusted as necessary.
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Old 11-29-2012, 06:15 PM   #11224
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FYI and dFR PSA # 345:

There are still a few dFR shirts at my house and I'm trying to figure out who I need to get them to...

Switchblade, BZ and BZ son: I still have the three that y'all paid for, so i will try to arrange a ride up that way to drop them off for you unless one of y'all are going to be down this way before I get up there...

Carabnsol: I know you ordered another one...

Is anyone else missing one that paid for one?
I was supposed to pick up Randy Fryers shirt but ,,,,,I forgot!!!! UJ.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:25 PM   #11225
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Yea, all who may enjoy a day out on motorcycles (and KLRs) are welcome, The pace and the route can be adjusted as necessary.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:50 PM   #11226
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Yea the Tenere's are falling apart

Guess Nick Sanders got a good one, BTW he never needed a chain and sprockets


Get a battery tender every bike needs one if you don't like buying batteries. Never had battery trouble with my bike. Yes a spoke or three has come loose on the rear wheel. Lanny fixed it locally and I have filed a complaint with Yamaha and got a decent response, they are looking into it.

Guess we can't all own a Triumph






not that we'd won't one when we already got the best.
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:06 PM   #11227
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[roymode]

The wheels are soft if you ride in rocks. It's a 575lb bike before you add a (usually) overweight rider/hard bags/crash bars/espresso machine. Don't ride it in rocks like it's a KTM 450exc and the wheels are just fine. As for the spokes coming loose, that happens with spoked wheel bikes on occasion. It's good practice to check them periodically. If I find a loose one, I sure won't go crying to Yamaha or Got Gear about it.

The wheel issues may say more about how hard folks are riding the Tenere vs. how they are riding the other bikes...
[/roymode]
good answer...

which reminds me, does your bike glow in the dark or that just Roys?
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:47 PM   #11228
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Yea, all who may enjoy a day out on motorcycles (and KLRs) are welcome, The pace and the route can be adjusted as necessary.
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:16 AM   #11229
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which reminds me, does your bike glow in the dark or that just Roys?
We call it the "Trophy feature." Makes it easier to find your bike around the campfire.

How's the arm coming along?
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:24 AM   #11230
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Yea, all who may enjoy a day out on motorcycles (and KLRs) are welcome, The pace and the route can be adjusted as necessary.
Wish I could make it down there. It's only 3.5 hrs each way for me...

I think I'll go up to Bankhead NF instead. I keep meaning to check that place out more.
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:51 PM   #11231
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Wish I could make it down there. It's only 3.5 hrs each way for me...

I think I'll go up to Bankhead NF instead. I keep meaning to check that place out more.

beautiful area. use to back pack there years ago.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:22 PM   #11232
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I wondered what "roymode" meant.

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Yea the Tenere's are falling apart
Now I know.
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:41 PM   #11233
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Old 12-01-2012, 02:20 PM   #11234
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I have been on a ride th Eldridge Children's Home in Eldridge Al. For the past two days, I have been trying to find out about KIngSize. I am hoping That No news I'd GOOD news....Does anyone have a report!!!!! UJ
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:06 PM   #11235
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well the only riding I did today was on a 1980 Honda ATC70 that's a tiny 3-wheeler for any that don't know. yes I still have my first gas powered ride. Also had my smaller racing quad out for a spin. I sure miss that. i know all of y'all are motorcycle people and so am i but I'm yet to get the rush on 2 wheels that I do on those 4, That little quad is like having powered skates on your feat.

spent the rest of the day moving things around in my shop. found the battery in the little CL100 was leaking acid, so I pulled it and cleaned up the mess it was making. then started moving things around to get more space to lay the Raptor motor out when i take it apart. it's time for that monster to come alive again.
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