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Old 01-19-2013, 10:23 AM   #15496
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Not affiliated with any dealer .If you are looking for S10 in the north east

razee in kingston ri , list a 2012 and 2013 [2] in stock on there website.
c and e yahama at foxboro ,MA [across from Gillette stadium ] has 2012 blue and the matt on the floor. i saw it last time i was there.

that is 4 i have seen 2 blue(2012) and 2 (2013) with the dealer saying he has another 2013 of different color in the crate.

The 2012 is a demo and he is giving demo`s after april,
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:17 AM   #15497
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Spring s going to be here soon so I need to get my ass in gear.


What is the most popular pannier rack option for the S10?


I need racks in place before I start on my list of baubles and bolt-ons.
Happy Trails makes some really tough stuff and a complete rack/pannier set is reasonably priced. They tend to be slimmer shaped though, so that may not work for everyone's use.
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Old 01-19-2013, 12:13 PM   #15498
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Cogent Dynamics

Cogent is now in the Super Tenere suspension game. Rick is custom building rear shocks, re-springing and re-valving forks. All I can say is WOW what a difference they make.

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Old 01-19-2013, 12:24 PM   #15499
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Spring s going to be here soon so I need to get my ass in gear.


What is the most popular pannier rack option for the S10?


I need racks in place before I start on my list of baubles and bolt-ons.
i have jesse racks. they seemed the strongest and "tightest" racks on the market.



they look the nicest when the bags arent on IMHO
you can tell by how i had to bend in my altrider luggage rack how tight they can be mounted. i have about 1/4" between the blinkers and the boxes



they fit within my rumbux cage and my boxes arent small

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Old 01-19-2013, 05:39 PM   #15500
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Jesse Bags again, fit really tight and work well, also the gray is great match for the 13 titanium color, its so good it looks factory.
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:44 PM   #15501
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Pretty pleased with the Happy Trails set up
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:32 PM   #15502
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help with tires...

Hi guys... can anyone help me out with a doubt on which tires to use for my upcoming ROAD trip. My wife and i will cover some 8000km across Spain, Portugal and France, late this May, and i'am confused on tire choice. Most of the times i use knobbies,but now i need something with hi millage,and good road manners, How bad would be to choose K60 compared to other, more road biased tires? Do they feel the same as TKC and Karoo's, or more like Tourances etc.?
Thing is, i wanna give a chance to K60 to prove themselves as a best universal all-round tire, even if on this trip there will not be any off road riding, unless i get lost.
To make it short... Yes or no? If it's "No", then which ones?

Your help will be much,much appreciated.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:47 AM   #15503
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Hi guys... can anyone help me out with a doubt on which tires to use for my upcoming ROAD trip. My wife and i will cover some 8000km across Spain, Portugal and France, late this May, and i'am confused on tire choice. Most of the times i use knobbies,but now i need something with hi millage,and good road manners, How bad would be to choose K60 compared to other, more road biased tires? Do they feel the same as TKC and Karoo's, or more like Tourances etc.?
Thing is, i wanna give a chance to K60 to prove themselves as a best universal all-round tire, even if on this trip there will not be any off road riding, unless i get lost.
To make it short... Yes or no? If it's "No", then which ones?

Your help will be much,much appreciated.
Tell me if you pass thru Catalunya in Spain. At last we can have a beer together!

Sorry I don`t have experience in road tires...
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:57 AM   #15504
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no comments on this pluric ???
seems that the black is getting jaumev if you know what i mean


(ok... waiting Pluric... )

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Old 01-20-2013, 02:36 AM   #15505
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Tell me if you pass thru Catalunya in Spain. At last we can have a beer together!

Sorry I don`t have experience in road tires...
Actually i do! All goes well, i'll sleep over in Barcelona on 22/05. Close enough? :) Details later on on pm. ;)


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Old 01-20-2013, 03:05 AM   #15506
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Actually i do! All goes well, i'll sleep over in Barcelona on 22/05. Close enough? :) Details later on on pm. ;)


Yeap, quite close (90km). Lets try to arrange something

Funny! Tim is looking for similar dates to come.
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Old 01-20-2013, 03:06 AM   #15507
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.....Thing is, i wanna give a chance to K60 to prove themselves as a best universal all-round tire, even if on this trip there will not be any off road riding, unless i get lost.
To make it short... Yes or no? If it's "No", then which ones? Your help will be much,much appreciated.
Conti Trail Attacks. Had them on my 950 & 1200 GSA. Great tire in dry & wet & on gravel roads.

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Old 01-20-2013, 03:45 AM   #15508
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Conti Trail Attacks. Had them on my 950 & 1200 GSA. Great tire in dry & wet & on gravel roads.

I have to second this. My Trail Attacks have been great thus far in any conditions I've thrown at them - rain, cold, dry, slab, twisties, and light off-road (dirt and gravel roads). I've had the pegs drag, and made it through sand that had the stock Bridgestones squirming all over the place. Not saying they're hard-core off-road tires by any stretch, but they've served me pretty well on the dirt roads I play on. After a bit over 4K miles the rear isn't squaring off nearly as much as the stocker did in the same timeframe. Good tires IMO.
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Old 01-20-2013, 03:59 AM   #15509
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Third the Trail Attacks. I put 4000 miles on a rear last summer that had come off my girlfriend's Versys with 1,000 mles already on it, and while it is a bit squared, it's not done yet. We kept it for a spare when I mounted the rear K60.
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Old 01-20-2013, 05:52 AM   #15510
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Most pannier racks are proprietary. That question doesn't really make much sense unless we know what you are wanting to do with them. At least the way I'm interpreting it. Or are you asking about options to bolt to pannier racks?
Fabricated options to either bolt on or fit inside.



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I'm looking at getting an S10 and have been looking at this also. I suppose it depends where you will be spending your time and how strong you need the cases to be. Hepco and Becker Xplorers look good but probably not the best to take off road.
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Happy Trails makes some really tough stuff and a complete rack/pannier set is reasonably priced. They tend to be slimmer shaped though, so that may not work for everyone's use.
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