The 2014 Gen 2 SuperTen BIKE thread.

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by GrahamD, Feb 18, 2014.

  1. GSDonovan

    GSDonovan There and back again

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    WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? :ear
  2. Scoobynut

    Scoobynut Been here awhile

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    Fred, where did you source this information?
  3. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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  4. vintagebob

    vintagebob Been here awhile

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  5. p51bombay

    p51bombay Adventurer

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    My 2013 followed me home almost a month ago, still in the garage with zero miles and torn apart for powder coat, pipe, tires, etc. Saved $2970 off the standard model which will go a long way towards making it just how I want it.
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    CafeRacer99 Been here awhile

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  7. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    Well I was hoping for a white 14 standard model, that blue doesn't look bad though! I was also hoping the standard got heated grips. Glad to see them come with a center stand!

    Now to decide between a heavily discounted white 13, blue 14 or a KTM 1190R....
  8. ereneT

    ereneT Adventurer

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    I'm wondering if the US 2014 model will continue to have switchable speedometer, miles and Km as the previous models . Our 2014 again will not have miles, Y. Canada "Yep, the speed display is the same as last year ... only kilometres ... it is not switchable ... sorry (we are trying to convince the factory to give us the other speedo but we have not succeeded ... at least not yet. " ::)
  9. oalvarez

    oalvarez Resident Raggamuffin

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    A blue Standard with heated grips would be the one I'd choose. I like that they included a center stand.

    Nice job, Yamaha.
  10. Killacurb

    Killacurb Been here awhile

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    I'm in the same boat, except I like the grey, which it seems I am in the minority. I am thinking a heavily discounted 13 with a flash will be much cheaper than the 14 and allow for a few extra farkles. I am waiting to buy until the 14 is available, with the hope of a good deal on a leftover 12, or 13, or a clean used find. Anyone in the Pacific NW trading in for a new '14 hit me up, it may be mutually beneficial?
  11. fredz43

    fredz43 Been here awhile

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    My Yamaha salesman showed me the email from Yamaha USA. Dealer has to submit a bill of sale with customer phone number to order during the period from now until May 31 and they will be delivered in June.
  12. fredz43

    fredz43 Been here awhile

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    Yes, you are right. In my earlier post about the standard model not having center stand and passenger hand holds, I guess I was thinking of the Euro standard, which does not have those things. Looks like the Canadian one is like the US one.

    http://www.yamaha-motor.ca/products/details.php?model=4442&group=MC&catId=94#fb
  13. Saso

    Saso chronically restless

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    The Japanese get the bare bones thing - no nonsense and purposeful - the best tool for the job. I just wish Toyota would bring their stripped down Land Cruiser here...

    [​IMG]

    So Yeah, nice job Yamaha.
  14. p51bombay

    p51bombay Adventurer

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    If its bare bones you want then maybe this is what you need.

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    Saso chronically restless

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    That has Deus written all over it. :wink:

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  16. tremor38

    tremor38 Long timer

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    If it doesn't perform like a sport bike, MCN doesn't like it. It also helps if the maker is BMW, Triumph or KTM. MCN is the last rag I would read for a review of this bike. They are so biased toward tarmac and top-end pull it's ridiculous.
  17. tremor38

    tremor38 Long timer

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  18. RED CAT

    RED CAT Bumpy Backroader

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    Doesn't need to be shut off for dirt roads. I ride harder and faster with it on than I ever could with it off. Only time it needs to be turned off is sliding down a slippery, muddy ,1st gear downhill.
  19. AlsoRan

    AlsoRan Lone Trail Of Dust

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    The ABS does not need to be shut off for dirt roads. It they are insecure about that then they should get a different test rider that can describe the performance accurately.
  20. tremor38

    tremor38 Long timer

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    I OWN an S10 and agree for the most part, so please come out of the defensive posture.

    I have read that the ABS CAN be turned off by other than trickery on the 2014 S10. Is this true or not? If you know for sure, answer.

    Spare me the ABS can do no wrong arguments, because that doesn't answer the question.