Archive for January, 2012

Hepco & Becker price increase soon

Hepco & Becker price increase soon

I’ve been talking to Alan at capitalcycle.com, he tells me H&B prices are going up next month. I believe they’ve already gone up at some other vendors. Order soon if you’re considering… I have quite a bit of H&B gear on my bike, every one a winner! This LINK will take you directly to the […]

Super Tenere 50,000 mile stripdown

Nick Sander’s Super Ténéré 50,000 mile stripdown

You may have seen details on Nick’s ride, 3 times the length of the Americas in around 100 days. After his return to the UK, Nick answered some questions for me. The Super Ténéré that Nick rode was supplied by Yamaha UK, and when the bike arrived back there, expert technicians stripped the bike completely to see […]

Traxxion Dynamics Shock Socks

Looking after the rear shock – or… making the yellow go away!

In line with my philosophy of “hardening” the Super Tenere to make it tougher and more reliable in the long run, I just added a Traxxion Dynamics vented rear shock sock. The idea behind this is similar to the neoprene fork boots I use on the front fork legs – to keep dirt and rubbish […]