Category: Ergos

VStream Sport

Looking for an answer to the windshield problem

One of the areas that the Super Tenere ergonomics that is ripe for improvement is the windscreen. I’ve never been comfortable with it a highway speeds, constant buffeting is draining after a while. The fact that I wear a Shoei Hornet dual-sport helmet with a peak on it probably doesn’t help, but that same helmet […]

reworking the foam

How to Build a Super Ténéré Saddle

The stock saddle on the Super Ténéré it pretty good, as far as it goes. It’s far better than the stock V-Strom seat for example, which has me squirming after 30 minutes. On the other hand, I can ride 12 hours straight on a Corbin seat on the same bike, and get to the end […]

Broken Super Tenere footpeg

SW-Motech footpegs review

When I saw the first pictures and detail on the new Super Tenere, one of the things that impressed me was the footpeg design. It has serrations around the outside edge, with a slightly higher rubber insert in the middle. The theory is that the rubber piece is comfortable on the road (and easy on […]

More Hepco & Becker stuff coming

I had a note from Adventure Motostuff today – they have some more H&B stock coming next week. Parts are on the site now. 420-4531-09 Hepco & Becker Easy Up Lever Yamaha XT1200Z 420-4531-10 Hepco & Becker Secure Oil Cap Yamaha XT1200Z 420-4531-11 Hepco & Becker Handle Bar Riser Yamaha XT1200Z 420-4531-12 Hepco & Becker […]