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Forum: Forum Announcements 29-11-19, 11:06
Replies: 1
Sticky: A Last Goodbye
Views: 181
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
It's been a blast ... When I joined this...

It's been a blast ...

When I joined this forum,, way back in 2008, it was a hive of activity every day. Those were the days before Facebook really took hold, before WhatsApp, Twitter and the fast...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 20-11-19, 15:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
I had a good look over it at Motorcycle Live on...

I had a good look over it at Motorcycle Live on Monday....

There's some well made bits, and some nice additions but there's also some vulnerable bits that'll be hard to protect... the gear...
Forum: General Discussions & Off Topic 15-08-19, 09:41
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
The pipes may or may not be a problem - depending...

The pipes may or may not be a problem - depending upon the MOT examiner... I know of one who is deaf in one ear, depending on whether he likes you dictates which side he would listen to the bike...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 04-07-19, 14:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
The S10, yes I test rode it for a day - I bought...

The S10, yes I test rode it for a day - I bought a Tiger 800... then a CrossTourer 1200, then a 1200GS, then another 1200GS... None of those bikes set the world on fire in terms of 'spark' (the...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 01-07-19, 09:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
I'm a bit nervous... We all hoped the S10...

I'm a bit nervous...

We all hoped the S10 would be a great leap forward, and, well, it is a good bike but it lacks any 'spark', it's so dull to ride you may as well get a Honda.

I'd love the...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 20-06-19, 10:05
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
Nice post... It's true what you say, when...

Nice post...


It's true what you say, when you work on the bike, understand how it works, where it breaks, then you do feel much more comfortable and confident the bike will take you where you...
Forum: Forum Announcements 13-06-19, 12:59
Replies: 17
Views: 3,572
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
If I remember correctly, nothing is changing all...

If I remember correctly, nothing is changing all year. So those who subscribed stay, those who didin't .. cannot.

Either way, even if you are 'locked out' of the members area, you'll still have...
Forum: General Help Section 31-05-19, 11:02
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
When I changed my bars on the Tenere the hole...

When I changed my bars on the Tenere the hole wasn't there, so I cut the pin out... Some tape around the bars before fitting the switchgear has worked well for 8 or so years now without any...
Forum: General & Appearance Mods 02-04-19, 15:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
The problem is your phone needs more power than...

The problem is your phone needs more power than the USB port is giving. Is the USB port a 1.0A by any chance ?

You will have to change it to a 2.1A, but it will depend on the phone. My Motorola...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 28-01-19, 21:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
I asked Lloyds Honda what they'd offer for mine...

I asked Lloyds Honda what they'd offer for mine (2008), Ant suggested he might be able to get around £1500 from a trader, that was against an AT.

I've still got the Tenere.....

That was last...
Forum: Meetings, Events, Ride Reports & Photos 19-12-18, 22:13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,155
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
:coolsmiley:

:coolsmiley:
Forum: Clothing, Helmets, Gloves, Boots 08-11-18, 09:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,852
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
Me too..... although I do find the gloves a bit...

Me too..... although I do find the gloves a bit too warm. I considered the inner gloves that I could then pair up with some summer gloves. But then it all gets a bit messy.
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 03-11-18, 12:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,402
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
It doesn't... :) or rather it hasn't ......

It doesn't... :) or rather it hasn't ... :smilies0944:
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 02-11-18, 11:08
Replies: 14
Views: 2,402
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
I've never felt good about split links, bought...

I've never felt good about split links, bought myself one of these -> https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/draper-cbrk3-expert-motorcycle-chain-splitter-/

£60 might be alot for a single tool that...
Forum: Newbies Reception Lounge 05-10-18, 09:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,762
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
Not quite that bad.... but I would change every...

Not quite that bad.... but I would change every two to three years. Katy had her 10th birthday in May, it's the longest I've owned any kind of transport (except my legs !)
Forum: Service & Maintenance 27-09-18, 11:48
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
There is a post on here somewhere that explains...

There is a post on here somewhere that explains the process, you'll need to have a search.

It's not a difficult job as such, but replacing the bearings can be frustrating when they don't drop...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 24-09-18, 09:19
Replies: 1
Views: 1,006
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
No, not out of the box... Yes with some...

No, not out of the box...

Yes with some modification, though I'm not sure what it is! Stoic Bloke converted the front end of his Ten to take a KTM set of forks, it's on the forum somewhere.
Forum: Newbies Reception Lounge 20-09-18, 09:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
Liking the front cowl/cockpit cover. Changes the...

Liking the front cowl/cockpit cover. Changes the bike, looks great
Forum: Newbies Reception Lounge 20-09-18, 09:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
:pjrlaugh_61OD3G::pjrlaugh_61OD3G:

:pjrlaugh_61OD3G::pjrlaugh_61OD3G:
Forum: General Help Section 11-09-18, 11:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
This exact same issue happened to a mate of mine...

This exact same issue happened to a mate of mine in June, 3rd gear just spinning out. The problem was the three pegs that hold 3rd gear to the shaft, all failed and the gear was just spinning.
...
Forum: Service & Maintenance 03-09-18, 17:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
I've had an issue in the past with a weak spark,...

I've had an issue in the past with a weak spark, it never stopped the bike from starting, just had to turn over a few times before it would spark up. It was the lead from the coil to the plug that...
Forum: Newbies Reception Lounge 31-08-18, 13:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,762
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
For me, and I also own a R1200GS... the Z has...

For me, and I also own a R1200GS... the Z has heart and soul, it's that simple.

Contrast to the GS, which does everything I need very well, pillion is the best comfort my wife has experienced.
...
Forum: Newbies Reception Lounge 24-08-18, 07:46
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
We all are. There is a facebook page ->...

We all are.


There is a facebook page -> https://www.facebook.com/groups/379353395882797/

Trying to keep the XT vibe going... I'm working on a lite-touch project to keep the community...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 14-08-18, 09:40
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
They do move in a fall.... The risers are...

They do move in a fall....

The risers are fastened into a rubber grommet in the top bracket and will move however tight you have them. What has actually happened is the risers have moved on the...
Forum: Meetings, Events, Ride Reports & Photos 10-08-18, 11:13
Replies: 45
Views: 7,020
Posted By Gas_Up_Lets_Go
Not necessarily the end of the road...

Not necessarily the end of the road though:typing[1]:

I'm working on something to fill the void a little
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