Yamaha XT1200Z SuperTénéré owners: Show Us Your Bikes!

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by AndreiZ, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. WIsixfitty

    WIsixfitty ceiling unlimited

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    Joe. Your pictures, they are nice.


    Since mine is black I need boost to keep up to the other colors.
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  2. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Assuming they blow you're going to be quite a hit around the Raven Club house.
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    Did you send that bike to the B-King design team?
  4. WIsixfitty

    WIsixfitty ceiling unlimited

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    Do you think they would give me money for that innovative design?:1drink
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    Just turn those things 45 Degrees and you'll be rich :D
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    DaFoole Erudite inchoate...

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    Never saw the Air Force "Blue Bird".....

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  7. WIsixfitty

    WIsixfitty ceiling unlimited

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    Thrust vectoring. Brilliant!!





  8. Dallara

    Dallara Creaks When Walks...

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    Ah, yes... The SR-71 "Black Bird".

    But wasn't it used for very secret insertion and incursion missions *behind* the lines? :wink:

    And IIRC wasn't there usually two *guys* in it, one *behind* the other? :lol3

    Yep, sounds like black Super Tenere riders to me! :D

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  9. Gryphon12

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    Almost. The SR-71 was a solo cockpit for photogrammetry. The YF-12 was the "interceptor" version with 2-seats, and air-to-air missiles instead of cameras. The NASA version shown above was neither, but was a research platform and seems to have been based on the YF-12 variant.

    Variations seem to be the common theme. :rofl
  10. Wreckchecker

    Wreckchecker Ungeneer to broked stuff.

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    Mistaken assumptions once again come with blue balls, I guess.
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    There was NOTHING secret once the SR-71 came out of the factory or hangar. Between the noise and radar signature, the only thing it had to keep from being shot down were insurmountable altitude and airspeed.

    And like the black Tenere, it was always surrounded by rare air.
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  11. Dallara

    Dallara Creaks When Walks...

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    Perhaps some were flown solo, but if so...

    What's an RSO*? :dunno

    http://www.wvi.com/~sr71webmaster/bb_book.htm

    http://www.wvi.com/~sr71webmaster/pg007.htm

    http://www.wvi.com/~sr71webmaster/pg004.htm

    http://www.wvi.com/~sr71webmaster/pg008.htm

    http://www.wvi.com/~sr71webmaster/pg009.htm

    http://www.wvi.com/~sr71webmaster/pg010.htm

    And what's he do? And how come so many of them have as many hours as some of the "pilots"?

    And how is it that it is the SR-71 that is referred to as a "two-seat" aircraft?

    http://www.barthworks.com/aviation/sr71hist.htm

    http://airandspace.si.edu/collections/artifact.cfm?id=A19920072000

    http://www.aerospaceweb.org/aircraft/recon/sr71/


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  12. Flydream

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    What's an RSO*? :dunno




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  13. Flydream

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    Dallara Creaks When Walks...

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    Oh, I know what an RSO is... I just wondered if anybody else did.

    Flying the SR-71 was apparently a pretty *full-time* task, requiring the pilot to concentrate wholly on the airplane. The RSO handled all the other mission duties... :wink:

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    I wish you would have said something first. I know where you can get a mail box
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    Not one of those weird ones from Rick, I hope? :lol3

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    It's a Snowy mess out so I'm just sitting here reviewing the rides I made in 2012 and dreaming of the ones I want to take next year.
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    Trip to Arkansas with my son.
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    I've been a biker my whole life starting in the dirt, lots of street biking and long trips touring with my wife,[we rode a bike to YellowStone on our Honeymoon ] This bike has really got me excited again about riding, The best bike I have ever riden by far! I have over 40,000 miles on it and it has been totally dependable and no problems with it at all. I just checked the valves for the first time and that was a waste of time ,[ they were all spot on ] This bike can take me places that only a real dirt bike could do, and it will even take us two up to them places.
    Hope to see you all on the roads next summer. Steve
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  20. pluric

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    Well those shots just made the cabin fever go up a few more degrees.

    I'm not sure whether to give you guys a :clap or a :becca.


    Oh, okay......:clap