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. fbj913

    fbj913 On the Beemer Kool-Aid

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    Are you sure with the suspension fully compressed that it won't bottom out on your lower beak?
  2. Mikef5000

    Mikef5000 Long timer

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    My first contribution!

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  3. mbabc

    mbabc Curmudgeon trainee

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    Great shot and I love the tailbag. Got one myself......
  4. CBAT

    CBAT occasional wanderer

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    Still a virgin. 2 miles on the odometer when I picked her up. :clap

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    Got sick and went to the ER the day after bringing her home so I can't even break her in. Soon my dear, soon.
  5. GrahamD

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  6. jaumev

    jaumev Long timer

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    With the new exhaust...

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  7. GrahamD

    GrahamD Long timer

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    Looks good actually. Better than I thought. :freaky

    Are you sure the pipes don't hit anything on big jumps?
  8. Mikef5000

    Mikef5000 Long timer

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    Yeah really, perhaps it's the angles, but those pipes look dangerously close to the swingarm/driveshaft, and that's with the suspension fully expanded.
  9. jaumev

    jaumev Long timer

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    We took off the shock absorber, move the swing arm up and down and it was ok. But I need to do a proper off road test with heavy luggage to try and tell you what.

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  10. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    The new T-Strom.

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  11. GrahamD

    GrahamD Long timer

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    Now you're just being mean :lol3
  12. roarin calhoun

    roarin calhoun Been here awhile

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    Looks great...but in dirt,bumps,fall overs & with panniers??? Be interesting to see how it works out.
  13. Old Git Ray

    Old Git Ray Now retired...YeeHaa

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    Nice. I take it you are still fabricating to cover the hot exhaust in the event of a tumble ?
  14. AlsoRan

    AlsoRan Lone Trail Of Dust

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    Jaumev,

    Crashbar question...how much do they stick out just below the tank by the rear mount? Also when you sit on the bike does the top of your boot catch on that part of the crashbar?

    Thanks for your input!
  15. jaumev

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    Yes. Once is ready and tested, they are going to do all the protections. But first we want to be sure everything is ok.
  16. jaumev

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    Don’t worry, you don’t feel the crashbar.
    As you can see in the photo they stick out very little. To touch with the boot you must close your legs a lot and the tank is the limit. In the photo you can see the position of the boot if you stand up.

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  17. AlsoRan

    AlsoRan Lone Trail Of Dust

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    Excellent - thank you Jaumev. Really appreciate the picture! That answers my questions. Nice bike set up that you have.
  18. eemsreno

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  19. jaumev

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    Today I did my first test. It works great, the bike changes completely. The Touring mode is like the Sport, and the Sport is… AMAZING. The engine “breathes” free, (it still have the catalyser), it sounds a bit loud but not terrible (nice sound). Next week I’m going to have the dbkillers and see how it works.
    After a short ride in road I went to a track with lots of jumps, as you ca see the bash plate suffers some scratches when the suspension was full compressed and touch the ground (I realized the plate doesn’t cover properly the catalyser, need to do something with the new pipe). I need to try the same jumps with a new tire to see if it touches the pipes, but don’t think so.
    In dirt, with this exhaust the Touring mode is perfect. The Sport is very exiting but dangerous in dry sandy slippery soil like I did today…
    I had a little fall with no consequences, when arrived home I laid down the bike to see if the exhaust touches the ground. As you can see in the photos one side is closer to the soil than the other and with the pillion pegs probably is ok. Even so I would like to try to put them closer to the tail’s bike. I'm pleased with the Touratech bars, they protect well.
    I burnt my pant in the left leg, It needs urgently some covers to avoid that.
    Panniers, I don’t know. I’m not interested in panniers but when the exhaust is finished we’ll see if there are some who fit.
    Work in progress….

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  20. llamapacker

    llamapacker Mr. Conservative

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    Nice! Tell me again why you will not be going to White Horse? You and your son seem to be able to find places to camp anywhere! :clap