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Old 08-11-2011, 04:59 AM   #9031
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It may not satisfy real competent people looking for a hardcore Dirt OR race bike either. But for 90% of the population it's probably more competent than them anyway.
I think actually the real competent people will understand this rolling Understatement of a bike.

Look at the ease with which some Journo's scorch it around Cross tracks, without dropping it 20 times like they did on GS introductions...

Only people who are insensible to what a bike tells you will say its slow, because they don't understand that a real fast bike has to feel "slow", because you don't wnat the bike to have a will of its own.
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Old 08-11-2011, 05:02 AM   #9032
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Yes, and even after all that, you're not allowed to exceed 79KPH, right? ....or is that just an issue with your bike?
What have they been telling you !?!


My bike does 219 on its clock with ease (will be 201 in reality i think)
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Old 08-11-2011, 06:14 AM   #9033
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Was thinking today that this crowd is a hard one to use to guage a bike's true attributes...

Counterintuitive with all the expertise here...but it's wrapped in the smoke of posters whose real expertise is impossible to guage...and more importantly who may be completely irrelevent to the market, brand and sport, whatever it's supposed to be called.

I might well be one. So, I'm with you Graham, Fire--others...and the bike IS suprising me every day...

It does appropriate, even irresponsible things happen when you twist its tail, it gobbles miles and it makes me grin like I should be licking a window somewhere.

If there's something else folks (not meaning you guys) expect it to do, I'd like to know what it is...perhaps adameve.com could fill the need they're looking for

For me, it's damn close to filling that need too...really loving it.
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Old 08-11-2011, 06:29 AM   #9034
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Hahaha! Well done! I was just ribbing you a bit after watching one of your vid's where you never seemed to make it past 79KPH...not even as much as an even 80KPH The roads where nothing like the one below though

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What have they been telling you !?!


My bike does 219 on its clock with ease (will be 201 in reality i think)
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Old 08-11-2011, 07:33 AM   #9035
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Does anyone know the proper torque for the bar ends weights? I'm putting grip puppies on and had to take the hand protector loose. While I'm asking has anyone experimented with the torque on the bar ends? A friend with a C14 claims that he cured a lot of his vibration problems by methodically trying different torques.
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Old 08-11-2011, 07:48 AM   #9036
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Does anyone know the proper torque for the bar ends weights? I'm putting grip puppies on and had to take the hand protector loose. While I'm asking has anyone experimented with the torque on the bar ends? A friend with a C14 claims that he cured a lot of his vibration problems by methodically trying different torques.
tight, tighter, and tightest then stripped.

Sorry, couldn't resist.
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Old 08-11-2011, 11:54 AM   #9037
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Does anyone know the proper torque for the bar ends weights? I'm putting grip puppies on and had to take the hand protector loose. While I'm asking has anyone experimented with the torque on the bar ends? A friend with a C14 claims that he cured a lot of his vibration problems by methodically trying different torques.
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Old 08-11-2011, 12:09 PM   #9038
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Does anyone know the proper torque for the bar ends weights? I'm putting grip puppies on and had to take the hand protector loose. While I'm asking has anyone experimented with the torque on the bar ends? A friend with a C14 claims that he cured a lot of his vibration problems by methodically trying different torques.
Yeah different brands of hly water seem to be also a cure :-)

As soon as you torque them down it doesnat make any difference if you do it with 22 or 27, its the Weight, that makes the harmonic disrupted, although a *longer* bar end would have even more effect, like putting some spacers between the handlebar and weights. The weight damps by inertia, but the length increase forces a londer wavelength, like a longer pendulum moves slower...
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Old 08-11-2011, 12:12 PM   #9039
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you never seemed to make it past 79KPH...not even as much as an even 80KPH The roads where nothing like the one below though
I'm certified driving instructor, so if i'm caught with over 30+, i would lose my lincense, though even without that sword of damocles, lots of roads here, just are suicidal with more then 80 kph, or plain impossible by lack of ground clearance
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Old 08-11-2011, 12:40 PM   #9040
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Was thinking today that this crowd is a hard one to use to guage a bike's true attributes...

Counterintuitive with all the expertise here...but it's wrapped in the smoke of posters whose real expertise is impossible to guage...and more importantly who may be completely irrelevent to the market, brand and sport, whatever it's supposed to be called.

I might well be one. So, I'm with you Graham, Fire--others...and the bike IS suprising me every day...

It does appropriate, even irresponsible things happen when you twist its tail, it gobbles miles and it makes me grin like I should be licking a window somewhere.

If there's something else folks (not meaning you guys) expect it to do, I'd like to know what it is...perhaps adameve.com could fill the need they're looking for

For me, it's damn close to filling that need too...really loving it.
I didn't know you drank the coolaid.

Congrats, it looks like a cool bike. Now if they would only do it in an 800 or so.
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:49 PM   #9041
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Mine has no buzz that I can tell. Just a theory on my part, but I think a lot of buzz and other problems of the like are magnified by adding crash bars ect. I know in the old days I'd run crash bars on the old inline 4s of the 70s and they would cause vibration for some reason quite often. Now I leave well enough alone and seldom have any problems. It's those mods that foul up eveything many times.
You might have a point. I don't seem to have vibration and I have no crash bars.
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Old 08-11-2011, 01:56 PM   #9042
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Maybe it has been asked, maybe not. What is this bike's greatest selling point; is it price alone or something else?

Signed, Intrigued
It is hard to put your finger on any one thing, but I like the mpg and able to go 270+ mi on a tank. I like the TC and Modes being easy/quick to change. I like that it makes big torque from 1500rpm up, allows for easy riding. Very easy to work on, less than 10 minutes to remove tank. Side panels come off with one tool, allen wrench, 4 bolts 1/2 turn on right panel, presto you are into the electrics/fuses.

ABS is super, and works on gravel even down hill, either unified (front lever only) or rear only.

Price was nice also, and was a big factor for me. It is pretty cool to have a dealer in every town almost.
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Old 08-11-2011, 02:33 PM   #9043
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It is hard to put your finger on any one thing, but I like the mpg and able to go 270+ mi on a tank. I like the TC and Modes being easy/quick to change. I like that it makes big torque from 1500rpm up, allows for easy riding. Very easy to work on, less than 10 minutes to remove tank. Side panels come off with one tool, allen wrench, 4 bolts 1/2 turn on right panel, presto you are into the electrics/fuses.

ABS is super, and works on gravel even down hill, either unified (front lever only) or rear only.

Price was nice also, and was a big factor for me. It is pretty cool to have a dealer in every town almost.
What he said. It's like a mustache, with titties!!!
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Old 08-11-2011, 02:56 PM   #9044
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Sorry to be a pain. I did the search and found you mentioning the problem but after pages and pages of reading, I never found your solution. Thanks.
Scottie Boy......Google is your friend. Or, go under a person's profile and look at all posts or threads of that person with your topic of interest.

The really short (but incomplete answer) is here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...9#post16290899

Check pages 463,464,465,466,468,469 for fuller explanation. Generally, ensure all bolts are torqued to specification and then consider the measures that I, SuperCruise or others have used.
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Old 08-11-2011, 03:24 PM   #9045
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What he said. It's like a mustache, with titties!!!
Aw man, that is great! I'll bet we see that in Yamaha's advertising for the 2013 Super Tenere.
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