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Old 06-11-2012, 10:43 AM   #2101
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Twin Lakes, CO a couple weeks ago. Great trip!

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Old 06-11-2012, 11:27 AM   #2102
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Twin Lakes, CO a couple weeks ago. Great trip!

Whow!!
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Old 06-11-2012, 11:28 AM   #2103
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Highest paved road in North America, Mount Evans:

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Old 06-11-2012, 03:50 PM   #2104
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I'm not original though. SupahfliD was the first guy to ride a big bike down those steps. He was on a KTM 990 though. I knew if I didn't do it, I'd catch hell from him.
Since you started off on the right foot..

Here is some inspiration for next time you need a tire change.....

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Old 06-11-2012, 04:46 PM   #2105
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Old 06-11-2012, 05:01 PM   #2106
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Does anybody know if the SW-Motech tailrack has two height positions so that it can provide a flat long surface when you remove the pillion seat?
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Old 06-11-2012, 05:10 PM   #2107
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I remember that video.

All pretty easy stuff, I'm getting really good at doing the last bit, where you stop and place the bike on the side stand.

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Since you started off on the right foot..

Here is some inspiration for next time you need a tire change.....

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Old 06-11-2012, 05:45 PM   #2108
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Went and rode one today and I'll be taking delivery tomorrow! I'm very excited. Its going to be great paired with my XT660R...


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Old 06-11-2012, 08:01 PM   #2109
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Congrats!

The Super Tenere is an outstanding machine. Yamaha hit a grand slam with this bike.
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Old 06-12-2012, 03:18 PM   #2110
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Shes home!

It was about a 30 mile jaunt home down the interstate and some backroads from the dealership, but i swear i was grinning the whole way. Im a prior GS owner and 950 owner and so far this bike is everything i wanted both of them to be. Its all of the good things about the BMW that i liked without all the retarded quirks that pissed me off... such as being able to take the seat off without breaking the key... No EWS to fail and leave me stranded (twice)... No BMW dealerships to hassle with... No stupid fuel gage that only starts showing at a half tank

Props to Bloke @ Mountain Motorsports for hooking me up with a great deal.
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Old 06-12-2012, 03:47 PM   #2111
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. No stupid fuel gage that only starts showing at a half tank
How far have you ridden it?
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Old 06-12-2012, 04:01 PM   #2112
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Since you started off on the right foot..

Here is some inspiration for next time you need a tire change.....

Holy shit! This video changed my opinion of this bike. I thought it wasn't capable of that crap. The rider is a crazy bitch but shit that impressed me. What's your opinion of this bike after owning one?
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Old 06-12-2012, 04:09 PM   #2113
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What's your opinion of this bike after owning one?
It's capable of that crap,

If I was it would be even better

It's what makes it seem a bit boring on test rides, The bike is totally bored basically

This one has an ECU flash installed, Akro can, stiffer springs and a funny seat for the desert rally's.

The guy is also a pro YAMAHA rider and is 6' 5" tall which helps.

It's a nuclear powered dirt bike basically set up a bit soft from the factory but easily fixed.
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Old 06-12-2012, 04:23 PM   #2114
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How far have you ridden it?
Please dont tell me it does the same thing??? On my 12GS the 1st half tank was represented as one big block and the 2nd half was divided into more accurate increments. This one looks divided all the way down.

*fingers crossed for sarcasm!
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Old 06-12-2012, 05:06 PM   #2115
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Please dont tell me it does the same thing??? On my 12GS the 1st half tank was represented as one big block and the 2nd half was divided into more accurate increments. This one looks divided all the way down.

*fingers crossed for sarcasm!
Yeah, it appears evenly divided, but the reality is more like this for me:

My first (full) block is the largest, I often get between 70 and 90 miles out of it.
The next block is only around 40-50 miles.
The third is another larger one, often 50-60 miles.
The forth is the smallest one; 35-45 miles. And I've never tapped out the empty block, but I've put 30 miles on it and still only filled up 5.1 gallons.

Total capacity from folks reportedly running out was about 5.7 gallons.
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