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Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 616,092
Posted By maccajim
2014 model when

hiya,
I have been looking at the 690 lately and there are not many second hand ones around, 8 total on bikesales. Do you guys have any idea when the 2014 comes out and what approx retail will be?...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 616,092
Posted By maccajim
Hiya

Yeah its the Suttos one I thought it was a bit rich looks like old exhaust as well nothing else done but bolt on some plastic and then the battery will be fracked, in a few months.
Would the 2013-...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 616,092
Posted By maccajim
Looking for a 690

Hiya,
I used to have a 640ADv but sold it awhile ago before going overseas for a bit. I'm looking at the 690 and have just spent a few days reading this thread so much info, i like the look of the...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 902,504
Posted By maccajim
Ha Vicks i like David as well

He came ready with a new bike and the beard pre prepared he is a week ahead of the rest already
Forum: Racing 01-05-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 902,504
Posted By maccajim
Petrol is paid

Aso pays the designated petrol stations just pump away it's part of your entry fee
Forum: Racing 01-05-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 902,504
Posted By maccajim
Poor Manuel

They look like high maintenance those work colleagues.
Forum: Racing 01-04-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 191,954
Posted By maccajim
French Bias

All you guys that have been following the Dakar for all your lives basically understand that there is a French bias. French teams get their roadbooks earlier sometimes 3 hours before anyone else, the...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 191,954
Posted By maccajim
Laugh Those Aussie criminal communists

Those communist Aussies criminals probably don't buy bikes at all they make them themselves out of sticks and refugee boat motors and then still steal them from each other.
Honda is going hard I'm...
Forum: Racing 12-24-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 191,954
Posted By maccajim
Coma

I agree i don't think he changed a rim just unlucky, I remember a Turkish racer you all know who has now passed saying that Coma is a man of honor and would not cheat and just to think he would do it...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,331,930
Posted By maccajim
freaky

seeing the smoke and the carnage that looks crazy so much would have been running through his mind after that
Forum: Racing 01-13-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,331,930
Posted By maccajim
coma second

I thought coma was second, started first on the day but made a wrong trun which let Cyril lead. Coma saw the chopper stop to film Cyril stuck and knew there was a BIG HAZARD slowed down and went to...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 41,758
Posted By maccajim
Bobs gones

It seems Bob is gone today lots of mechanical damage so out of contention
Forum: Racing 01-12-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,331,930
Posted By maccajim
Top bikes river crossing

Hi,
Did any of the top 20 leading bikes have to cross that river crossing, theone that the Minin bumped a bike the footage I saw only showed the cars and tail enders, so was it not flooded when they...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,331,930
Posted By maccajim
I dont think he would stop dead or the Aso...

I dont think he would stop dead or the Aso tracking would want a reason him to say is it mechanical or what, so just slow down put around in 2nd for awhile or else the choppers would be on your as...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,331,930
Posted By maccajim
engines

Neds supports rallypanam tweeted all the Ktm factory were changing as scheduled it is half way now, so on new engines today. Cyril is lucky it worked out as he must have ran his motor with both...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,331,930
Posted By maccajim
No engine swap

No engine swap for the top Ktms intersting if they do swap them tomorrow the real middle da.
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,331,930
Posted By maccajim
maybe sell a laptop and by a bike

maybe sell a laptop and by a bike
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,331,930
Posted By maccajim
Oh well Ned said it was a triple and probably was...

Oh well Ned said it was a triple and probably was `100m down the road from where his roadbook stopped and why the helicopter was there filming as posted previous, why would you be accelerating into...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,331,930
Posted By maccajim
it was a triple warning

It was a triple warning to slow down the Dakar coverage always zoom into the racebook to show the current page on crashed bikes. The guys used to racing light enduro bikes without the nav gear etc...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 1,997,683
Posted By maccajim
Awesome

That video is great I like how the wife gets a gues apperance, I think the heating u certain parts expands the so easier to fit what needs to join them
Forum: Australia 09-23-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,284
Posted By maccajim
Stop here

Try and stop before here bit of a wait sometimes for another ferry good fun this road is too short
Forum: Australia 09-23-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,284
Posted By maccajim
Spirit of Tassie floating Rsl

Enjoy the Ferry
Some pics hit the beach south of Strahn and northern explorer is fun, for some reason the Sun seemed broken when i was there so be prepared for rain and cold like last post guy...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By maccajim
What are u riding?

What are u riding?
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,850
Posted By maccajim
nice one

Awesome trip and great photos, those new Yamahas seem to go well it looks a lot like my 640adv, how big is the feul tank?
Forum: Australia 06-22-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 39,196
Posted By maccajim
no boss

why didnt the other legends contiunue on after the "Boss" had a little fall. They got to Broken hill hospital that would have taken months 100 years ago
Forum: Australia 02-02-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 616,092
Posted By maccajim
Hiya

I just got back from 3 months in japan and need to go for a ride i have dunlop 609 ralleys worn down from tassie trip they are destroyed i want some easy gravel and fast tar tyres. Heading north from...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 56,651
Posted By maccajim
freezing

What a way to start a special freezing your giblets off and numb reactions one of the euro guys said it is a cold start now!!. Good luck to all
best coverage here ADV I have got no sbs in tokyo but...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By maccajim
Repair sewing machine

Peje is right if they use a machine for repair to the bottom they will need to unstich a complete side. When i ripped mine at the bottom the Upholsterer asked if it was ok to unstitch the side then...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,619
Posted By maccajim
sec

there is a few seconds of my live ill never get back, i'm off to test ride a 300 ktm see u
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,686
Posted By maccajim
A ride to the shops

Hiya Dave,
I don't see the adventure in your rides you camped under a roof and took your paranoid drugs to sleep, your rides are like a trip to the shops for most people.
There is no adventure...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By maccajim
ebor nymbodia

You dont say where u are coming from if it is sydney there are a few good back ways to go wisemans out through wine regions and across to Merriwa, then join new england at Quirindi or willow tree.
I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 16,229
Posted By maccajim
thinking of civilization's greatest single piece of writing

"thinking of civilization's greatest single piece of writing"
Is that the novel that they made into the Nicolas Cage movie National Treasure, I hope it is a better read than the film
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,590
Posted By maccajim
hiya nice one

Shame about the rain Googs track looks the goods though and you had a good trip though you must have had some bloody cold ealry/late rides i froze out there.
I think i ran into Brian a few years ago...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By maccajim
Staintune

I got staintune as well on 640 easy fit slip on and definete improvement less weight and a bit more snap. Aussie made as well
Forum: Australia 05-23-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By maccajim
Half price kevlar jeans

Hiya,
Anyone tried these i have a 3 year old pair of draggins pretty worn out now these are pretty cheap.
Through the kitbag website might be worth a try
1/2 Price kevlar jean sale 4...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,477
Posted By maccajim
old info

Last posters info is pretty old they tie them up like this straps on handlebars bike in 1st gear on sidestand. make sure you get the stuff u need off it as no acces to hold when sailing, also they...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 466,347
Posted By maccajim
hand guards

Hiya,
has anyone got these HDB handguards i like the integerated mirrors and my barkbusters are pretty banged u and bent so not sitting right.
I have no clue on hw to order what are the bolt...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,323
Posted By maccajim
908 last

Here is my rear on a 640adv done around 9k gravel and tar. Recently did a trip to tassie and came back on the Hume, so for a big trip they really last. Jake is right about the grip though pretty...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 466,347
Posted By maccajim
Fuel range with low grade plugged pulled

Hiya,
On a recent trip to Tassie I couldnt get high grade petrol so pulled the lowgrade plug. My question is it obviously gives lower performance but i thought i was getting a bit of an improvement...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,590
Posted By maccajim
Verdict

Slow down on gravel roads you don't know
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