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Metal Jockey

He's owned tons of different bikes and knows a lot about a lotta bikes. He should be able to give good comparisons.

+1 Metaljockey
He has done trips on his 1200 that is in line with the T1200 and he can offer an objective view for us on the new T1200.  He is one of our old respected members and people know his ability and love for big trailies.
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Metal Jockey will do a great review on the Super Tenere, looking forward to reading it already. :thumleft:
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He has experience withdifferent types of riding(enduro - touring) and has ridden many different bikes in his LONG riding career. It isn't in the class of his beloved husky so he will have to be impartial.
He also does have a good way with words.
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Metal Jockey

He's owned tons of different bikes and knows a lot about a lotta bikes. He should be able to give good comparisons.

+1 Metaljockey
He has done trips on his 1200 that is in line with the T1200 and he can offer an objective view for us on the new T1200.  He is one of our old respected members and people know his ability and love for big trailies.

I agree ! I say Meteljockey, he has taken some big DS bikes to extreme places and KNOWS how to write a report !  :deal:
« Last Edit: May 11, 2010, 02:43:37 pm by GlenInk »
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I would like to see someone go that has had experience with different bikes,but who is also a Yamaha owner .
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KTM Jedi gets my vote. Unbiased. Objective. A distant second choice would be Metaljockey.
 

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Hey, nice move by Yamaha.

I'll be more than happy to accept the nominations.

I have owned and still own a variety of bikes all of the DS persuasion, such as Suzuki, Kawasaki, BMW, Triumph and Honda. And I ride a lot, just walked in now from a 1200km roundtrip to Bloem on the 1200.

Speaking of the 1200, it is probably the only real competition for the Super Ten, and I know the 1200 like the back of my hand, well no, maybe not, I don't know the back of my hand that well. My 1200 is one of the original world launch models ridden by the Journos in George back in 2004, I have owned it for six years, so I should be able to compare.

I'd really like to get some time with a Super Ten, Yamaha is my roots after all, I owned 3 DT50's consecutively when the world was still young.

And finally - I never lie. If want to know what the bike is like, I'll tell you.


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Hey, nice move by Yamaha.

I'll be more than happy to accept the nominations.

I have owned and still own a variety of bikes all of the DS persuasion, such as Suzuki, Kawasaki, BMW, Triumph and Honda. And I ride a lot, just walked in now from a 1200km roundtrip to Bloem on the 1200.

Speaking of the 1200, it is probably the only real competition for the Super Ten, and I know the 1200 like the back of my hand, well no, maybe not, I don't know the back of my hand that well. My 1200 is one of the original world launch models ridden by the Journos in George back in 2004, I have owned it for six years, so I should be able to compare.

I'd really like to get some time with a Super Ten, Yamaha is my roots after all, I owned 3 DT50's consecutively when the world was still young.

And finally - I never lie. If want to know what the bike is like, I'll tell you.



Now that is a serious good sales pitch I change my vote to Metaljockey


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Michnus.....he has vast experience on large DS bikes, is the moer in with BMW most of the time although he owns quite a few, :biggrin: but IMO is very capable of evaluating a bike of this type.

(And I'm SERIAAASLY trying to get him off those Beemers.... :pot:)

BTW, myself and Jacko, are already going, but for other publications, and they are first and foremost on our agenda for this one.
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My question is why give it to a guy who knows a lot about bikes and returns with a tech report bursting with comparisons....we see that every day on here.

What would the typical profile of an aspiring purchaser be?
Middle aged with upfront money.
Owns & rides a smaller bike.
In the zone to upgrade.
Has ridden other bigger bikes but is hesitant.
Has not owned a bike for a few years but follows the sport.
Passionate about his expectations.
An inspiration to others.
Etc.

I don't expect this to be popular :imaposer:

My thinking is that most guys on their present big bore bikes are not going to rush out & by the Ten so who cares what they think with all due respect.
Give it to someone with a fresh honest approach :)
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You need experience and a comprehensive knowledge of the competitors to be able to do a good review. No use in someone new to the game evaluating it.
 

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Metal Jockey will do a great review on the Super Tenere, looking forward to reading it already. :thumleft:

Agree - MetalJockey +1 :laughing4:
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Metal Jockey will do a great review on the Super Tenere, looking forward to reading it already. :thumleft:

Agree - MetalJockey +1 :laughing4:

+ Another one, maybe even with his wife to test 2-up or female compatibility :P
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OK. The nomination standings at this point are as follows:

Jules: 10
Metal Jockey: 7
Michnus: 3
Leo: 3
2 Stroke Dan: 2
Kilroy: 2
Blazes: 2
Malibu: 1
Runner: 1
Groenie: 1
Ridealot: 1
Joy Ride: 1
KTM Jedi: 1
Jabu: 1
Mark Hardy: 1

Keep those nominations coming in Dogs!!
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We have more than one male already attending, maybe we should look at sending one of the female dogs. Go Girls rides a 950, Rynet rides a 1200 amd I am sure there are others that I dont know
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