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Old 05-18-2013, 05:13 AM   #4891
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Dropping the S10 goes something like this...
After looking at all those pics and getting only one drop out of the deal, I feel snookerd. J/k, of course. Glad the rest of the ride went well. Betcha horsing that Tenere around made you feel like you accomplished something! Good thing you don't have that wimpy little Versys anymore.

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Old 05-18-2013, 05:19 AM   #4892
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Nice job documenting the nap and wakeup call.

And kudos to tremor for quoting everything just in case folks missed it the first time.
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Old 05-18-2013, 05:37 AM   #4893
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No need to apologize, two weeks without communication is still any way you slice it. And it turns out that the original one was crap after all, glad I held back.
OK, so that puts you over the edge, right? I'm thinking about sending in my SA spec ECU, but I thought we agreed you would go first.

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Old 05-18-2013, 05:48 AM   #4894
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And kudos to tremor for quoting everything just in case folks missed it the first time.
Why whatever do you mean?

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Old 05-18-2013, 05:58 AM   #4895
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Pluric, thanks for the ECUU gen 2 impressions. The performance sounds closer to my Diapason flashed machine (minus my jumpy off throttle fuel cut). I imagine wheelies come easier now

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Old 05-18-2013, 06:17 AM   #4896
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Betcha horsing that Tenere around made you feel like you accomplished something! Good thing you don't have that wimpy little Versys anymore.

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Made me feel old would be more like it.


Used to thing that lil' Red Fireball was a pain to get back on its pins...not any more! Still miss her.
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Old 05-18-2013, 06:21 AM   #4897
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Nice job documenting the nap and wakeup call.
Here's the drop documented on video and the recovery ride...Just in case you are having a slow day!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxN8zxdFDMA
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Old 05-18-2013, 06:31 AM   #4898
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Pluric, thanks for the ECUU gen 2 impressions. The performance sounds closer to my Diapason flashed machine (minus my jumpy off throttle fuel cut). I imagine wheelies come easier now

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I assume so. After the original reflash I was pleased with change but I no way felt it
ran like the Diapason people were reporting. Now I think I'll jump on their band wagon.

Wheelies? 600lb bikes don't do no freaking wheelies. Nor do they go off road!

Hypothetically speaking, if one did try to wheelie one with the 2nd gen reflash then
I would have to say yes it does come up easier.
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Old 05-18-2013, 11:31 AM   #4899
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Best documented "out in the field alone" nap. (not staged or with 20 buddies that can help)

And it shows one more thing this 600lb bike does that it isn't supposed to do.

As Pluric states;
It will wheelie
It does do dirt

And,
It falls down, gets up, and continues on. Without real damage
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:48 PM   #4900
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Sorry, is not a Super T but I need to tell you.
This morning I ride a FJR 1300…. What a bike… this engine is awesome. I was in 5th gear from 20 to 200km/h. Awesome!! Smooth, powerful, nice sound… it has all.

Ideal for Super Ténéré sized

Then I took the ST and was like a tractor.



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Old 05-18-2013, 02:42 PM   #4901
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Old 05-18-2013, 03:17 PM   #4902
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Sorry, is not a Super T but I need to tell you.
This morning I ride a FJR 1300…. What a bike…
Yamaha have certainly taken a great thing and made it better
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:13 PM   #4903
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Made me feel old would be more like it.


Used to thing that lil' Red Fireball was a pain to get back on its pins...not any more! Still miss her.
I could swear I felt back pain and heard the insects buzzing around my head as I read your post. Twas a year ago that I did something very similar, but somehow got turned around w/o dropping her.

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Old 05-18-2013, 04:18 PM   #4904
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Sorry, is not a Super T but I need to tell you.
This morning I ride a FJR 1300…. What a bike… this engine is awesome. I was in 5th gear from 20 to 200km/h. Awesome!! Smooth, powerful, nice sound… it has all.

Ideal for Super Ténéré sized

Then I took the ST and was like a tractor.

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Knobbies, skid plate and crash bars for an FJR? Hmmmm!
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:52 PM   #4905
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Sorry, is not a Super T but I need to tell you.
This morning I ride a FJR 1300…. What a bike… this engine is awesome. I was in 5th gear from 20 to 200km/h. Awesome!! Smooth, powerful, nice sound… it has all.

Ideal for Super Ténéré sized

Then I took the ST and was like a tractor.



. I've had two FJRs. I stopped riding it after the Tenere. Now with new refash I don't miss them as much.
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