Category: Suspension

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 […]

Riding Yamaha in Bali

Super Ténéré parts from… Bali?

Yes, you read that right… this small island in Indonesia has now played its part in feeding my Super Tenere farkle addiction! Here’s the story. My nephew got married in Bali, and most of my family came from Perth to attend. I traveled from DC (36 hours each way, thank you very much) to attend […]

Protecting your fork seals

Protecting your fork seals

If you’d been following Nick Sanders on his Pan-Am record ride (ask him about it here) you may have heard that one of the few problems he had with his Super Tenere was leaky fork seals. Luckily he was due for a service in Salt Lake City so seals were replaced there and didn’t cost […]

Wasp gets his Ohlins on!

Wasp continues to make the rest of us jealous… Not only has he had the bike for a year and fixed it up with some cool mods, NOW he has to go and upgrade the rear suspension to an Ohlins unit.