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. GrahamD

    GrahamD Long timer

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    Lost count of the amount of flats on the last event I went on. None had anything to do with rims, just everything else :lol3..
    No flats on the tubeless until rims were bent.

    I assume now that a tubed tubeless design would be the go. :scratch
  2. The Walrus

    The Walrus Gone and back again.

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    I'm sure it was a photo op.......:1drink

    Rather than a real stoppage 400 miles south of the border......:jose:kbasa:pope

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  3. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Aww you know me, I would have just used the rear wheel to get out of there.:wink::D

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  4. The Walrus

    The Walrus Gone and back again.

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    OK, you can have the last word now.....:wink:
  5. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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  6. The Walrus

    The Walrus Gone and back again.

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    Just kidding.......:poser

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    now, get back to work.....

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  7. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Oh sure, it's all fun and rib poking until someone plays the 'Sand Card'.:ddog


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  8. japako

    japako Been here awhile

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    Gotta admit, that was a good one. :rofl
  9. bouldertag

    bouldertag WannabenarlyADV'rrrr

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    Hey, What TC should I use as a constant? I thought TC 2 was less aggressive then 1.
    but it sucks to always have to set it to 2. For regular riding (highway, city etc) what do you use?

    Basically can someone give me a list of TC and what environment and when we should use them such as downpour to light rain. mud etc.

    1. Mud
    2. Snow
    3. Rain heavy
    4. light rain
    5. tarmac dry
    6. gravel

    mucho appreciated.

    Boulder
  10. dickensheets

    dickensheets smprparatus

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    Super tenere, lady at dmv needs engine stamp. I found the frame stamp.

    Where is it hiding?
  11. dickensheets

    dickensheets smprparatus

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    Ok found it.
  12. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Personally I like it off all the time. TC II is more fun off road if you like the
    back end to play a little. TC I kills the fun and is really bad when you want
    power on a loose hill or dare I say sand!?
  13. Anticyclone

    Anticyclone Ride more worry less

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    I really need to use more smilies. People think I' always being serious.

    I'm heading on a trip in a few weeks with a guy on a KTM 990. I know he'll have a tube I can use should I bend a rim. What should I take to back him up?

    Think this will do it?

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  14. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    He will probably already have his own.... just in case.

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    They are getting hard to find. Between the Orange and Chrome crowd most
    trailers have been sold.
  15. DaFoole

    DaFoole Well Marbled...

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    Pluric has this weird thing about rim jobs.......:eek1
  16. Dallara

    Dallara Creaks When Walks...

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    Pluric's right...

    If I had just been smart enough to buy stock in trailer companies just before the big HD boom, recent KTM sales increases, and before all the BMW final drive explosions I'd be a rich, rich man now.

    I hear trailers trade like gold at Sturgis, Daytona Speedweeks, and at any BMW rally... :lol3

    Dallara



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  17. Anticyclone

    Anticyclone Ride more worry less

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  18. DaFoole

    DaFoole Well Marbled...

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    Either ground off, fell off, or broke off.....


    I fixed mine by adding pivot pegs.....
  19. GrahamD

    GrahamD Long timer

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    Yes. It has to do with when typical boxes touch down. One box is usually further out than the other.

    Just another little design touch that people don't notice in reviews.
  20. Anticyclone

    Anticyclone Ride more worry less

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    Must have fallen off. Wait... I did hit a deer on that side a few months back. I took a good shot to the foot and the bag was knocked back a few inches on that side. I bet it broke off then. Damn fragile bike:D.

    Oh well, good reason to get those new pegs I've been wanting. Pivot Pegs, eh?