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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,793
Posted By cookymonsta
Good to know gk. thinking about taking the 990...

Good to know gk. thinking about taking the 990 up cape York in July . Was going to ask your advice.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 19,163
Views: 7,882,007
Posted By cookymonsta
Good choices. I did very similar. Pumpkin...

Good choices. I did very similar. Pumpkin patch - haha! 2012 adv r and 12 450 exc 6 days. Took the 450 for a quick first run today.http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/30/ereryhyj.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,872
Posted By cookymonsta
Finally got my arse into gear and picked up the 6...

Finally got my arse into gear and picked up the 6 days 450 today.

Looks good sitting next to the 990. Happy days

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/29/qeju6y7y.jpg
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Picked up the 450 today . Sexy beast ...

Picked up the 450 today . Sexy beast

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/29/u2ara3uz.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/29/vazaheqe.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-29-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,872
Posted By cookymonsta
Some bloke from down south . He road into the...

Some bloke from down south . He road into the Townsville ktm dealer after that to get some work done and checked. Everything fine - he was fine. Amazing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Six days 450 has arrived. Once acro and a few...

Six days 450 has arrived. Once acro and a few bits go on it I should be ready to pick her up in a couple weeks.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/10/u9eveta7.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,754
Posted By cookymonsta
Keen to order , however when you say you tested ....

Keen to order , however when you say you tested . Was that with standard height? And how tall are you?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19,163
Views: 7,882,007
Posted By cookymonsta
2 weeks old, a few hundred kms and had a chance...

2 weeks old, a few hundred kms and had a chance to try some offroad. Well I certainly had some scary moments in sand!!!! Didnt realise how different big bikes are in sand. Genuinely scary moments....
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,754
Posted By cookymonsta
And Australia!

And Australia!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Thanks. Thats great. That rut looked tough to...

Thanks. Thats great.
That rut looked tough to get out of.

Paint - good idea. I tend to scratch stuff up
Forum: Australia 08-19-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,872
Posted By cookymonsta
God this post made me happy. Just picked up 990...

God this post made me happy. Just picked up 990 adv r and hopefully this month my KTM 450 13' six days arrives.

First dirt ride today. Sand scary. Dirt awesome !
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Went for a decent ride today to test it out. ...

Went for a decent ride today to test it out. Crapped myself on sand!! Way different to my 450 and I thought I was pretty good on sand . Damn scary moments. Unbelievable on dirt though . Was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,107
Posted By cookymonsta
I'll have to keep an eye on this. I don't know...

I'll have to keep an eye on this. I don't know the answer, but am interested
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 438,160
Posted By cookymonsta
Thanks. I have ordered some . Will let u know

Thanks. I have ordered some . Will let u know
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Bash plate was meant to arrive today. Didn't....

Bash plate was meant to arrive today. Didn't. Other useless bling did though :)http://img.tapatalk.com/95879242-ffed-0689.jpg. Anodized resov

http://img.tapatalk.com/95879242-000b-7043.jpg....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 438,160
Posted By cookymonsta
had a look and yes will try that. Are you using...

had a look and yes will try that. Are you using on the standard screen? did you just order 3ft?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 438,160
Posted By cookymonsta
I've read a heap of this very long thread. I...

I've read a heap of this very long thread. I guess it effects everyone differently mainly to do with height. I am 6"1'. .approx 188cm. Anyone similar height with a successful fix. If I shrug it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 19,641
Posted By cookymonsta
Meet some ex pat workers and learn the tricks. ...

Meet some ex pat workers and learn the tricks. It's been about 8 years since I've been over, but I found the people lovely. There is a criminal element because it is corrupt and poor like a lot of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Good to know. Bash plate on order.

Good to know. Bash plate on order.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Are there carbon fibre bash plates ?

Are there carbon fibre bash plates ?
Forum: Australia 08-08-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,872
Posted By cookymonsta
Thanks. I'll put some kms on and then get the...

Thanks.
I'll put some kms on and then get the suspension done and consider the relocation. Have a b&b baseplate on order.
Just picked up the new girl!!!
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By cookymonsta
We have heavy taxes full stop :). ...

We have heavy taxes full stop :).

Government likes there bit on everything. They blame our high prices on small population.

Got the new bike - must get out and ride
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Just picked up new beast!!! Happy days. 18kms...

Just picked up new beast!!! Happy days. 18kms on the clock. http://img.tapatalk.com/95879142-0239-ebf2.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By cookymonsta
bloody hell you guys get cars, bikes, boats...

bloody hell you guys get cars, bikes, boats cheap. the KTM R in Australia is $25,000k

a standard KTM 350exc or whatever is around $14k on the road. brand new.

A Ford Raptor is something like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Thanks for that. The bike shop said they had...

Thanks for that. The bike shop said they had spoken to ktm Australia and they hadn't heard of any issues with side stands. However through reading OC, it sounds the go and a bash plate. Any bash...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,400
Posted By cookymonsta
Aussie rider picks up new 12' KTM 990 Adv R tomorrow. Accessory help please

I was directed over to this forum to help with my new bike. And being new to Adventure Bikes I need it. Tomorrow I hopefully pick up a new 12' KTM 990 R and it will be fitted out with Acroprovics,...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 125,942
Posted By cookymonsta
Thanks. I'll have to look into the dargo rally

Thanks. I'll have to look into the dargo rally
Forum: Australia 08-07-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,872
Posted By cookymonsta
NQ - pick up new KTM 990 Adv R tomorrow - can't wait. HELP

I was directed over to this forum to help with my new bike. And being new to Adventure Bikes I need it. Tomorrow I hopefully pick up a new 12' KTM 990 R and it will be fitted out with Acroprovics,...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 125,942
Posted By cookymonsta
thanks - I've checked out the front page - heaps...

thanks - I've checked out the front page - heaps of info :)

so it's this weekend. i would be able to get away until the weekend. So maybe I'll just take a leisurely ride up Daintree, etc myself...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 125,942
Posted By cookymonsta
Townsville newb

Hi - i am brand new to Adventure Rider, and tomorrow (hopefully) pick up my first road bike (well sort of) - 2012 KTM 990 Adventure R. I have tried looking through the pages of this thread, but...
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