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. TH

    TH There and Here

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    Oh no, do a search! :D

    Yes - Nick Sanders rode from the top of NA to the bottom of SA without any adverse impacts. Though, by choice I use premium.
    It depends - personal preference. I find it doable, 500 miles on the stock seat. For a stock seat, IMO, it's pretty good.
    It depends - I depends on how much wind you want. Some people don't mind it, others change it. I went aftermarket (as I had one with the bike when I bought it used) and installed a madstad bracket - works great for me.
    Ok, we get it. You're lazy.

    Another resource you can look at: www.yamahasupertenere.com
  2. Dallara

    Dallara Creaks When Walks...

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    Then I guess I'm too lazy, slothful, lackadaisical, somnolent, lethargic, torpid, and uninterested to try help answer your questions! :jkam

    :lol3 :rofl :lol3 :rofl :lol3


    Dallara



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  3. Old Git Ray

    Old Git Ray Now retired...YeeHaa

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    How about back 25 posts. i.e the top of the last page.

    Lazy git :rofl
  4. White Tenere

    White Tenere Look a moose

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    Dallara you crack me up!!! :lol3:lol3
  5. Dirty bike

    Dirty bike Eval Innovations Inc

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    Keep the Vstrom.

    Rated for 91 octane, but some people do run reg w/o issues, unless it's hot and/or they flog it a lot.
    No, not for most people, but if you weight 135 lbs, it might be ok for you.
    Many, but not all, change or modify the wind screen situation.

    Huh, then you should have gone over to the Super Tenere forum instead of posting in the vague and general ADV thread with 1400 pages. A lot more specific threads there.

    Nah, keep the Vstrom. You don't want the heavier, uses more gas, more expensive Super Ten. You'd miss all that quality time oiling the chain.:evil
  6. William42

    William42 Long timer

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    :deal
  7. GrahamD

    GrahamD Long timer

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  8. DaveH250

    DaveH250 Adventurer

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    The reasone your decal look different is that you have them on wrong. Swap them left to right and then it will flow on the tank nicely

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  9. White Tenere

    White Tenere Look a moose

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    Negative Ghost Rider....................

    They are not on incorrect, they are different then any Worldcrosser tank stickers I've ever seen.. The ones I've seen and the ones pictured on the YAMAHA package that these ones came in are different (see video) then the ones I have/received... Don't even look similar----

    I'm actually very happy with the ones I got so its all good......
  10. WARRIORPRINCEJJ

    WARRIORPRINCEJJ Not in the clique...

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    I think you got the "Earthcrosser" stickers...


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  11. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Jaumev is the resident forum sticker expert. His say is final.

    I had heard Yamaha had a special dyslexic sticker pack made to pass
    strict US equal opportunity laws. Have to keep an even playing field you know.:wink:

    Same reason certain colors are sexual preference oriented to avoid discrimination lawsuits.
    Frankly I'm surprised the Raven Teneres don't come with cruise control so the limp wrists
    can have a throttle break.
  12. White Tenere

    White Tenere Look a moose

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    Here is the ones I have-- They are on correct! lol

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    Here is the ones I've always seen both in person and in pics..

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    Nothing like the ones I have...

    Also saw this pic from a dealer in England with a WC for sale, it has the same sticker I got..???

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  13. RED CAT

    RED CAT Bumpy Backroader

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    Do they make the white ones go faster?
  14. White Tenere

    White Tenere Look a moose

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    Don't get the Raven owners started!!!!:rilla:ymca LOL
  15. White Tenere

    White Tenere Look a moose

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    The new stickers must add at least 15hp.... :deal
  16. Dallara

    Dallara Creaks When Walks...

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    Ah, yes... But do they make it harder to start? :lol3

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  17. WARRIORPRINCEJJ

    WARRIORPRINCEJJ Not in the clique...

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    Nope. But, they do cure the off-idle stumble... :deal


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  18. Happy Snapper

    Happy Snapper GOMOB.

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    OK inmates.. heated grips on the S10.

    What make have you used?

    Any comments or experiences on fitting / using them etc?

    TIA.
  19. twinrider

    twinrider pass the catnip

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    I'm using the OEM heated grips. Expensive but plug and play electrics, nice attention to detail (the heat controller bracket is rubber mounted and attaches within easy reach on the mirror stem), and they get very hot. Some people have commented that the left side doesn't stay as hot as the right because the bare handlebar drains away the heat. I insulated the bar with heat shrink tubing before installing the left grip and both sides heat evenly.
  20. WARRIORPRINCEJJ

    WARRIORPRINCEJJ Not in the clique...

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    I don't know if you guys got the memo. But, this thread is neither for asking questions, nor answering them.

    That is what Google is for... :deal

















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