The Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z Big Thread

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by mr moto, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Naw, the whole reason was to be able to finish the Tic Tac Toe game on the garage ceiling.
  2. DaFoole

    DaFoole Erudite inchoate...

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    SCHWEET!!!!!!! :clap

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  3. Mikef5000

    Mikef5000 Long timer

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    Well I was excited before, and I caught all kinds of hell for that.
  4. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    You do have to admit you seemed happier with the boner.:dunno
  5. TH

    TH There and Here

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    I got my Rumbux in the mail, and installed. I'm a happy camper. Well compared to Mikef500, I'm probably a sourpuss. But hey, one beer later, some help from my wife, threw in an oil change, and it's done! :D
  6. TH

    TH There and Here

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    He did, didn't he! :rofl
  7. Wreckchecker

    Wreckchecker Ungeneer to broked stuff.

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    You're going to let that stop you?

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    RED CAT Bumpy Backroader

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    Shot!
  9. Rick West

    Rick West Function not Farkles

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    That and the huge difference in how well the 21" tracks off road, makes this a must have upgrade for those who prefer the dirty side of riding. I bet a few of your fellow S10 owners will do the wheel swap now as well.

    The 21" wheel just looks right on your Tenere. I have never liked the looks of these large dual sports with the goofy little rims on the front so they can have street type tires fitted.....especially the blue ones:lol3
  10. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    I'm not surprised to hear that. Black does seem to be your true color.:wink::lol3
  11. Mikef5000

    Mikef5000 Long timer

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    I prefer the dirty side of riding, but I'm short and not willing to give up another inch of seat height, and I have no interest in going to a tube type tire. Plus there's the whole skid plate interference issue... I'd say this is far from a must have mod as of right now.
    It does look good (and everyone says it handles off road amazingly well), but one of the advantages to the S10 over the T800XC, F800GS, and 990ADV in my book was the more standard front tire size (for more tire variety), and lack of tubes.
  12. pretbek

    pretbek Long timer

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    Just carry a spare tube when you are going to Pluric your Super Tenere like a WR250R.
    Butter rims, dontcha no? :D
  13. Rick West

    Rick West Function not Farkles

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    I hope my post didn't make you feel blue:D
  14. Dallara

    Dallara Creaks When Walks...

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    Me neither. I kind'a figured ol' Rick would like it big & black in one end, with a big, bright orange Dreamsicle in the other! :jack

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  15. Superstar

    Superstar Been here awhile

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    This is yet another reason why lefties are God's chosen people...throttle and pistol control at the same time.
  16. Rick West

    Rick West Function not Farkles

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    Tubeless rims for BMW and KTM are just a phone call away.
  17. Pulasky

    Pulasky Been here awhile

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    Yamaha should have put 21" on stock. But if U want get more clearence beteween wheel and heders pipes u should change front fork like he did.
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  18. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Butter, it's not just for Teneres. Okay, maybe margarine for the Tenere and real butter for the BMW.
    Either way a tube and tire irons are now standard equipment.:D


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    RideAbout Mentally Retired

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    Meh... Now if you were pitched sideways in feet up powerslide and shooting a pop can from a fence post at 50 yards...............


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  20. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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