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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Today, 01:49 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 100,030
Posted By K1W1
The lakes are small in this part of the world. ...

The lakes are small in this part of the world.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7509/15479438763_b3c84255f0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pzSaRe)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Today, 01:47 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 136,976
Posted By K1W1
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8607/16098380272_26...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8607/16098380272_26ef738577_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qwypAy)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8600/15479429733_26bcdbec50_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pzS8ax)
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
I was talking cost to the manufacturer NOT cost...

I was talking cost to the manufacturer NOT cost to the consumer. The two numbers are vastly different and bear no relationship to each other.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Component cost - negligible Assembled cost -...

Component cost - negligible
Assembled cost - more than a negligible difference but not a significant difference
Retail cost - about the same as other manufacturers charge because that is what the...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Of course there is the "loud pipes save lives"...

Of course there is the "loud pipes save lives" brigade to consider.
My daughter wants the Temignoni because she likes the "two fat exhausts" it's all about the visual.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Nobody has seen a production Ducati Scrambler...

Nobody has seen a production Ducati Scrambler yet.
The bikes at trade shows are pre production models and the ones used at the launch in California and at best described as beta versions that were...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By K1W1
Thoughts? Why didn't you post this in the...

Thoughts?
Why didn't you post this in the already existing thread that has over 100,000 views?
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Exactly the opposite here. I nearly purchased a...

Exactly the opposite here. I nearly purchased a Bonnie a couple of months ago and have been playing with the idea of getting one more or less since they were released back in 2001(?). The Ducati...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Who is the imposter in the left chair anyway? ...

Who is the imposter in the left chair anyway?
Normal looking haircut
No beard
No rolled up cuffs
New Balance shoes with what appear to be normally tied laces!

I mean really, who do they invite...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
There is only one approved haircut ...

There is only one approved haircut

http://www.drroyspencer.com/wp-content/uploads/Kim-Jung-Un.jpg
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 209,904
Posted By K1W1
Same here. Bike and car engines only have to run...

Same here. Bike and car engines only have to run for about 30 seconds for the oil to be pumped through all the galleys and to be fully circulating in the system. after that you are good to go.
We...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Yep motorcycles and Beer companies. Great mix in...

Yep motorcycles and Beer companies. Great mix in the over regulated safety conscious 21st century. I guess the riders could all be smoking while holding a beer and doing wheelies down Main St in the...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Cappuccino Monthly and Beard Style Quarterly are...

Cappuccino Monthly and Beard Style Quarterly are two I could think of.
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 619,952
Posted By K1W1
The Tiger has a power socket right beside the key...

The Tiger has a power socket right beside the key so I would have thought you would use that one.
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Wannabes the whole lot of them and what would the...

Wannabes the whole lot of them and what would the guy doing the voice over know about motorcycle videos anyway?
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
In 2015 no. In the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s when...

In 2015 no.
In the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s when these stories started yes.
Our current 2006 Ducati has cost less in maintenance than my V-Strom 650 did and that is coming from an owner who pays...
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
And Ducati branded SanDisk computer memory...

And Ducati branded SanDisk computer memory products.
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,171
Posted By K1W1
Have some pity for us old guys with fading...

Have some pity for us old guys with fading eyesight. Please, please, please get the photos onto a hosting site so that they appear on these pages as a decent size. As things stand all that is...
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Love the desert boots in the first pic. They will...

Love the desert boots in the first pic. They will look so cool as riding boots. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
What is the best color flannel to wear when...

What is the best color flannel to wear when riding a Scrambler with spoked wheels? Should the rider perhaps wear more earthy colors like browns and greens and leave the reds and blues for the Full...
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
And it does. The Multi is probably the most...

And it does. The Multi is probably the most capable all round 17" front wheel equipped ADV bike on the market. :D:D
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
True but now everything has to be instant. The...

True but now everything has to be instant. The first on line "ride reports" (they seem to be called ride reports or previews these days) hit the Internet within hours of the end of the day's riding....
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
I don't want to defend John Ashman but... In my...

I don't want to defend John Ashman but...
In my time in the auto industry I saw many vehicle launches. The standard modus operandi for a vehicle launch is to get a bunch of journalists together and...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Directly behind the rear brake pedal on the lower...

Directly behind the rear brake pedal on the lower engine case.
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By K1W1
Close. Retail premises in Ferntree Gully could at...

Close. Retail premises in Ferntree Gully could at times be compared to shacks in Manilla unless of course you have actually been to Manilla and seen the shacks people live in in the middle of the...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,725
Posted By K1W1
Yeah but will it be an ADV worthy bike Mr Ashman?...

Yeah but will it be an ADV worthy bike Mr Ashman? Can you do jumps on it? What depth of water will it be able to go though? Will it be better than a Ducati Scrambler? Will you need a beard, rolled...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By K1W1
I would have thought that the OP's best course of...

I would have thought that the OP's best course of action would have been a simple phone call to Touratech Aus rather than a rant on an Internet forum.
Often online ordering systems do not work...
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By K1W1
Leaving the ABS aside I really like the brakes on...

Leaving the ABS aside I really like the brakes on the Tiger 800. Great modulation and a nice progressive feel to them. The ABS is a bonus that so far I haven't come close to needing to use.
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
The Yamaha is a Yamaha. One bike in a range from...

The Yamaha is a Yamaha. One bike in a range from a large Japanese manufacturer that is largely indistinguishable from other bikes in the range.

The Scrambler is a whole lifestyle concept bike...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Why would they charge less for the faster red...

Why would they charge less for the faster red one? :D:D

The red paint they are using on the Australian ones must be some sort of really special mix if it needs to cost more then the yellow.
The...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
I have just seen the Australian recommended...

I have just seen the Australian recommended retail pricing.

Icon yellow - $12990.00 (US$10,673.00)
Icon Red - $13,140.00 (US$10,796.00)
All three other models - $14,990.00 (US$12,317.00)

Plus...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,960
Posted By K1W1
But is it just the rims or are they complete...

But is it just the rims or are they complete wheels with tyres and discs as well?
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,960
Posted By K1W1
I voted for a (red) Icon on behalf of my...

I voted for a (red) Icon on behalf of my daughter.
There is no issues were her having conflicts outside Starbucks we managed to run most of them out of this country and we go to coffee shops that...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 939,379
Posted By K1W1
Being Crusty's monkey Photo report here...

Being Crusty's monkey

Photo report here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1030512)
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-13-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By K1W1
Being Crusty's monkey

Crustyvarmint suggested it was time to try riding in his sidecar. Who could turn down an offer like that so it was load the cameras and head off.

(The dirty look with the marks on the Fuji shots...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By K1W1
There is a big difference between a dark tinted...

There is a big difference between a dark tinted visor that meets the specs and those stupid mirror finish ones that look like a skull or similar from the outside.
It's all very well for people to...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 79,705
Posted By K1W1
I have a Sena 20S and for music I just use an...

I have a Sena 20S and for music I just use an iPod Nano connected to the 20S via the Aux cable they supplied. I keep the Nano in the top inside pocket of my jacket and it works fine. I'm not sucking...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,685,983
Posted By K1W1
You can buy it through Amazon if you want a hard...

You can buy it through Amazon if you want a hard copy but it's available free as an e-book if you look around. If you really want to pay its Aus$2.99 on the Apple iBook store.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By K1W1
That Pentax is no more weather sealed than most...

That Pentax is no more weather sealed than most other mid-high end DSLRs these days. Nothing special there, my 6 year old Nikon D300 has the same sort of weather sealing.
Don't forget with a DSLR...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,131
Posted By K1W1
Yeah. Okay. ...

Yeah. Okay.

http://www.motorcycle.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/121114-2015-ducati-scrambler-_G203024-633x421.jpg
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