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Forum: Road Warriors 05-22-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,716
Posted By Bryster
Question Hmm... I've got a Honda F6B but this, seems...

Hmm...

I've got a Honda F6B but this, seems stranger again. That front wheel looks bizarre. Might look better in the flesh, felt the same way about the R1200RT (14 model & up) hated the pics,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Question And the Honda crashbars are ornamental at best. I...

And the Honda crashbars are ornamental at best. I don't think they call them protectors in the brochure do they? The zipped topbox is cute, but dust/water was killing them over here as well. Went...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-10-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Seems that way at times. I personally think they...

Seems that way at times. I personally think they just brought them in at too higher price point, same seems to have happened with the VFR1200F.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-10-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Question The original Oz price on the crosstourer was...

The original Oz price on the crosstourer was around $21-23. Very pricey. Honda then marked the them down to $15990 to run them out. Would've angered those who paid top dollar 😕
Forum: Vendors 12-25-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 221,128
Posted By Bryster
Laugh eh? That other black box is the Skene controller!...

eh? That other black box is the Skene controller! :D
Forum: Vendors 12-24-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 221,128
Posted By Bryster
Fitted! Kit.. came with lotsa wire... which...

Fitted!

Kit.. came with lotsa wire... which I'm not used to. Usually I'm extending!

http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/CTX/Mondo1.jpg

Shortened kit..
...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 221,128
Posted By Bryster
Laugh Arrived!

Mine arrived on Friday... it's friggin Christmas! :D

Now to get some time from the festivities in the shed (with the aircon on... it's 38C today) and get them fitted the to the Crosstourer!
Forum: Road Warriors 11-21-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,429
Posted By Bryster
Laugh http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/ODD/666666.jpg...

http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/ODD/666666.jpg

My daughters bike on a shakedown after servicing the other day. Other than a timing chain tensioner and tyres, this little beastie runs soooo...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Laugh Noooo.... don't stir the beast! :dhorse

Noooo.... don't stir the beast! :dhorse
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Wicked http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/STIRLING/CAM00...

http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/STIRLING/CAM00136.jpg

Handles stuff like this ok..

http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/STIRLING/CAM00137.jpg


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-02-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Laugh :)

Congrats! Now... take your licence out and cut it in half, do it now, saves time! :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Laugh Great bike... And aftermarket bags, at least the...

Great bike... And aftermarket bags, at least the top box is definitely the way to go.

It's interesting to see they changed the Crossrunner from its' wave-ski look to that of the Crosstourer....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Question Nice! What was the combined package cost?

Nice! What was the combined package cost?
Forum: Road Warriors 09-04-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By Bryster
Wicked Don't think I would

Hmmmm... my FJR-P gets serviced regularly as per policy, but I'm damn sure I wouldn't want to purchase it. Sadly dealing with traffic every day, long periods of idling at accidents or road events, I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-18-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Wicked Nice

Lucky bugger! Was working this year, didn't get a chance to square off my tires.... :rofl

Maybe next year!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,644
Posted By Bryster
Question When they FIRST came out @ $22K, the DCT was an...

When they FIRST came out @ $22K, the DCT was an option, when they dropped the price and I was looking for one I contacted Honda and the reply was they had discontinued bringing in the DCT and would...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,644
Posted By Bryster
Wicked DCT did come in, have a hunt around, don't...

DCT did come in, have a hunt around, don't believe many were sold. Not too many updates on that model to the current one.

Think it was that the TCS has mode select and it's now got auto off...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-20-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Laugh Took mine for a spin to the goldfields this...

Took mine for a spin to the goldfields this weekend..

Gonna get wet...

http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/CTX/GettingwetCTX.jpg

http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/CTX/GECTX14.jpg
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,997
Posted By Bryster
Laugh :thumb Crosstourer +1

:thumb Crosstourer +1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Maybe

Hmm... certainly found the traction control handy when I first tried wrenching the throttle.... :eek1
Find I can lug it down low as easy as the GS and fueling is spot on for low speed work.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Laugh Improved!

It's a great toy, had a few GS's and I've got to admit it's solid, just finished putting a few touches like the heated bars on. Went for the Oxfords, $450+ just for honda grips? What were they...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-13-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 131,131
Posted By Bryster
No argument there... F800R -> Crosstourer ...

No argument there... F800R -> Crosstourer

Is it running?

:ear
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-23-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Bryster
Laugh Hear! hear! :lol3 That was my line!

Hear! hear! :lol3

That was my line!
Forum: Road Warriors 01-26-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,596
Posted By Bryster
+1, I hate having to kneel on concrete! :rofl

+1, I hate having to kneel on concrete! :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-19-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8,011
Views: 1,467,215
Posted By Bryster
Laugh *Chuckles* must be a Honda thing, I was through...

*Chuckles* must be a Honda thing, I was through there last weekend when it was 45C!

http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/STIRLING/CAM00089.jpg

Nice color btw! :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-13-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Cool2 Got it dirty!

Stirling Ranges, Western Oz... 45c tops, stupid day to pick but fantastic ride.


http://members.iinet.net.au/~bryone/STIRLING/CAM00089.jpg

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,570
Posted By Bryster
Question Yes, well.... it was on the bitumen, I was being...

Yes, well.... it was on the bitumen, I was being stupid about it, o well. Having said that I know what would be cheaper to fix, after the BMW plastics the Honda romps it home for cost of parts. Mind...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,570
Posted By Bryster
Managed 360K's before refuelling on the country...

Managed 360K's before refuelling on the country trips, I think for the motor (and my restraint) that's fairly reasonable.:D
Forum: Road Warriors 12-20-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 1,245,373
Posted By Bryster
Call me sensitive, but I'm getting a definite...

Call me sensitive, but I'm getting a definite feeling of discontent about the ST....



:huh
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,570
Posted By Bryster
Cool2 Noooo... not true, look at the photo, I took it...

Noooo... not true, look at the photo, I took it near a lot of sand the other day, and it stayed upright! I tell you I was worried but luckily the bitumen supported the side stand in the heat! :rofl...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Wink Had two of them sitting in Dale Brittons at the...

Had two of them sitting in Dale Brittons at the causeway, this was a couple of months ago when I was trying to get hold of the Crosstourer.. Both in the camo colors. Trying to run them out I believe.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Over here the crossruner like it's bigger sibling...

Over here the crossruner like it's bigger sibling hasn't sold well at all. Originally pegged around the $15K mark I saw them being run out in the camo colours around $9990.... That's a hell of a lot...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Talking I'm seriously impressed, I can't get that type of...

I'm seriously impressed, I can't get that type of distance out of a tank, I mean look at the photo, 100,000k's and still two bars left!! I'm usually maxing at 350k's per tank....
:hide
Forum: Road Warriors 11-12-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 226,655
Posted By Bryster
I know but...

Not totally gone-ish... My Sons' bought it, having a blast apparently! Wife wanted something a bit more comfortable with a backrest... sooooo...:brow
Forum: Road Warriors 11-08-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 226,655
Posted By Bryster
Question F800R rack

Sold the F8R and went for a Crosstourer, had the best colors blue/white!

Still got the ventura rack and bag if anyones interested. Piccies below, just like new!

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-08-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Wicked Suspension

Yeah it'd be nice for perfect suspension on this, but I'm a svelte... ah *cough* (mutters really quickly) 110kg.... I'm not near the average weight anyway, it'll be aftermarket suspension for me!
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Cool2 A camo Crosstourer, for when you want to hide...

A camo Crosstourer, for when you want to hide from the competition!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-30-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Wicked I dunno, after having a myriad of lopsided...

I dunno, after having a myriad of lopsided looking GS's a few K-R's and the F800R...

I may be twisted.... :bmwrider

But I think it looks alright. I think with a topbox, a full face helmet...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
Question The Karoo's got huge grooves... on tar the weight...

The Karoo's got huge grooves... on tar the weight on the CTX will tear that up in no time I'd think. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-20-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 672,596
Posted By Bryster
VFR12 here never really took off as well, I note...

VFR12 here never really took off as well, I note quite a few sitting s/h for some time.
The CTX came in over $20K, then on clearing the last series Honda dropped the costing to $15K, bit of a sting...
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