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Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,034
Posted By explodingmouse
Same experience as above post , always wear them...

Same experience as above post , always wear them when riding now , as for waterproof , i use snowseal beeswax never had wet feet , I also find them comfortable enough to walk around in for half an...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By explodingmouse
I was thinking the Rally Air would be good for...

I was thinking the Rally Air would be good for South East Asia ?
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,950
Posted By explodingmouse
I had an adventure rally jacket that had the...

I had an adventure rally jacket that had the fabric fuzzing that occured on one run of thae jacket , i sent it back at cosiderable cost from Australia , it was replaced immediately , and they offered...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,990
Posted By explodingmouse
Wait untill next month when the new Klim stuff...

Wait untill next month when the new Klim stuff comes out , im pretty sure they are releasing the xergo then.
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 35,433
Posted By explodingmouse
Wicked The release date of the new Adventure Rally 2 /...

The release date of the new Adventure Rally 2 / Adventure Air is March 1st.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,414,302
Posted By explodingmouse
Ok I will try again , I currently have a 640A...

Ok I will try again , I currently have a 640A with ohlins steering damper , i would appreciate it if someone could explain what type of damper does the 1190r have and how does it work.
Thanks in...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-06-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,414,302
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi guys , could someone please explain the...

Hi guys , could someone please explain the steering damper setup on the 1190/r thanks .
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By explodingmouse
According to KTM Australia they are aware of the...

According to KTM Australia they are aware of the problems with the front rim of the 1190r and will be offering a narrower rim for the 2014 model as the 2.5 inch is not really suitable for hard dirt...
Forum: Racing 12-03-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 151,938
Posted By explodingmouse
Wouldnt it be more dangerous at altitude without...

Wouldnt it be more dangerous at altitude without oxygen ?
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,556
Posted By explodingmouse
Another vote for freewheeling , excellent...

Another vote for freewheeling , excellent articles.
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,169
Posted By explodingmouse
I have a Klim Adventure Rally jacket , I live in...

I have a Klim Adventure Rally jacket , I live in Adelaide South Australia , hot dry summers , i once got of my bike to deliver something to an office and couldnt be bothered taking my jacket of in 42...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,895
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi :evil Questor am enjoying the pics,on another...

Hi :evil Questor am enjoying the pics,on another subject how are you finding the jacket ?
Forum: Australia 09-10-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 43,350
Posted By explodingmouse
Im a little confused with the SA learners book...

Im a little confused with the SA learners book witch states a UK helmet is ok and any Helmet made by Arai Hirotake motorcycle company with approriate model number , I went to the rego place ,they had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,657
Views: 1,947,993
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi RM Are you actualy wearing the kevlar...

Hi RM

Are you actualy wearing the kevlar mesh Klim Adventure Rally suit ? Wanted to get one myself but apparently delayed for a year.

Anyhoo enjoy your ride.
Forum: Australia 05-27-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4,508
Views: 418,650
Posted By explodingmouse
hi guys , I need a new battery for my 03...

hi guys , I need a new battery for my 03 adventure , any recomendations ? earth x any good ?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,206
Posted By explodingmouse
Try Vendramini , they may be able to do custom...

Try Vendramini , they may be able to do custom sizing.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,414,302
Posted By explodingmouse
Joe Pilgers report from Africa on a 1190r states...

Joe Pilgers report from Africa on a 1190r states that he was pleased that the bike didnt overheat and he was extremely happy with the dual fans compared to his 990r.
Forum: Asia 03-24-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,880
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi I lived in Hanoi for 7 years and have found...

Hi I lived in Hanoi for 7 years and have found Vietnam to be a very safe country for foreigners , they have very severe penaltys for crime against foreigners.

The Northern mountains are an...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,866
Posted By explodingmouse
The new Alpine star Toucan boots look like a good...

The new Alpine star Toucan boots look like a good option.
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,798
Posted By explodingmouse
Laugh Hi Im interested whenever your ready.

Hi Im interested whenever your ready.
Forum: Vendors 03-07-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,798
Posted By explodingmouse
I think the other change was the move from a 28...

I think the other change was the move from a 28 litre tank in models up to and including 2003 to 25 litre from 2004 onwards.
Forum: Australia 02-26-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,393
Posted By explodingmouse
Mine constantly flares up in my left elbow after...

Mine constantly flares up in my left elbow after long rides with lots of clutch work , doc said stop riding , so far I just put up with it.
Forum: Racing 12-15-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 138,995
Posted By explodingmouse
Twas only mentioned just for the hallibut,

Twas only mentioned just for the hallibut,
Forum: Racing 12-14-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 138,995
Posted By explodingmouse
That comment has me floundering.

That comment has me floundering.
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,586
Posted By explodingmouse
According to the Atomic Moto site the Klim...

According to the Atomic Moto site the Klim Adventure Air has superfabric on shoulders and elbows and the gortex overshell can be purchased seperately.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-11-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,414,302
Posted By explodingmouse
Yeah I emailed Jeff with a general enquirey...

Yeah I emailed Jeff with a general enquirey regarding the high Australian dollar and KTM pricing and he emailed me with the 1190 prices,
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,414,302
Posted By explodingmouse
Australian pricing 1190 standard $20,995 , ...

Australian pricing 1190 standard $20,995 , 1190R $21,995 , thats $2000 less for an 1190R than the current 990R !
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,619
Posted By explodingmouse
I just received pricing for the new KTM 1190s...

I just received pricing for the new KTM 1190s from Jeff Liesk 1190 standard $20,995 1190R $21,995 , seems like a good deal to me.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,414,302
Posted By explodingmouse
I read online somewhere that the US was getting a...

I read online somewhere that the US was getting a 990 BAJA limited edition for 2013.
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,481
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi Adrian v , looks like the Klim Adventure air...

Hi Adrian v , looks like the Klim Adventure air is exactly what your after , release date February 2013.
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,651
Posted By explodingmouse
Loving the report , did you eat the tiec canh vit...

Loving the report , did you eat the tiec canh vit ( fresh duck blood pudding ) ? When you return your bike please say hello to Mr Hung from mr Paul of Australia. I cant wait to get back next June ,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,651
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi Momi , great pics , made me homesick ( I lived...

Hi Momi , great pics , made me homesick ( I lived in Hanoi for 7 years ) Wise choice in Flamingo travel , Ive known Hung for around 15 years and always hire my bikes from him ( I still go back every...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By explodingmouse
Klim Element gloves are also worth considering.

Klim Element gloves are also worth considering.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 23,071
Posted By explodingmouse
Get over it guys KTM have moved on. By...

Get over it guys

KTM have moved on.

By the way I have a 2003 640 A , dissapointed no 690 A but I can still get parts for mine.

Good luck with whatever choice you make.

Personally I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,414,302
Posted By explodingmouse
My question simply is will the 1190 R be better...

My question simply is will the 1190 R be better than the opposition ? If so then KTM have done there job.
Forum: Australia 06-05-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By explodingmouse
BMW city , corner Hindley st West terrace.

BMW city , corner Hindley st West terrace.
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,710
Posted By explodingmouse
Great report, I first went to Vietnam in...

Great report,

I first went to Vietnam in 1992 , lived in Hanoi from 1996-2003 and have been back nearly every year since , the country is virtually unrecognizable now compared to 20 years ago...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,069
Posted By explodingmouse
Also Klim has a fantastic reputation for warranty...

Also Klim has a fantastic reputation for warranty return , I wouldnt be surprised if they surpassed Rukkas 5 years.
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,069
Posted By explodingmouse
If the price in the UK is double , use a freight...

If the price in the UK is double , use a freight forwarding company like shipto.com , they give you a US shipping address and then forward to where you are.
Forum: Australia 04-21-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,410
Posted By explodingmouse
Going back to Ats origional point , I dont...

Going back to Ats origional point , I dont understand this , as I sent my Adv Rally jacket directly to Klim for warranty replacement using Australia Posts most expensive with insurance post and it...
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