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Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By TravelBugged
Father & Son Around Australia & Much More

By the end of my first year with my new Suzuki V Strom I'd had a few adventures.


I'd ridden 17,000 kms around Australia taking in the Savannah Way, Gibb River Rd, the Nullarbor, Tasmania and...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,887
Posted By TravelBugged
Hi painkilla It's Friday morning June 28,...

Hi painkilla

It's Friday morning June 28, 2013 and I'm in Pine Creek after riding the Savannah Way across from Normanton on Tuesday and Wednesday.

I'm on a V Strom 650, whilst my 20 year old...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By TravelBugged
Got mine from Snake Racing. Fast and friendly...

Got mine from Snake Racing. Fast and friendly service.
Forum: Australia 06-07-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 83,370
Posted By TravelBugged
Thanks Havifati Mate, that's a great eye you...

Thanks Havifati

Mate, that's a great eye you have and a talent for building the story.

Appreciate you taking the time so we can see what things are like and join the journey.
Forum: Australia 05-29-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,887
Posted By TravelBugged
Howdy painkilla I'm riding from Normanton to...

Howdy painkilla

I'm riding from Normanton to Katherine via the Savannah Way (or trying to at least) in late June, 2013 on a V Strom 650 (tyres: K60 Scouts) and my son on a KLR 650.

(I'd rate...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,681
Posted By TravelBugged
Nice work John and nice wirte up of sharing some...

Nice work John and nice wirte up of sharing some terrific tips.
Thanks.
Forum: Australia 04-27-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,211
Posted By TravelBugged
Congrats John Was really looking forward to...

Congrats John

Was really looking forward to your success. A tough ride, but a tougher rider. Well done!
Forum: Australia 04-27-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,611
Posted By TravelBugged
Thanks for the feedback and ideas. ...

Thanks for the feedback and ideas.

Motorcrankin - mate, I'm pretty new here and not sure of the protocol when you want to call a bloke a tosser, but I'll be looking it up for you.

Chop Chop -...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,611
Posted By TravelBugged
Thanks for the feedback McCadigan - you're...

Thanks for the feedback

McCadigan - you're right re the slower tow being the hardest. I guess it's the differentiation % in speed that causes the biggest resistance more than the actual speed.
...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,611
Posted By TravelBugged
A bit more of the back story: We towed it...

A bit more of the back story:

We towed it into Charleville from Windorah and stayed the night.

We figured we might as well keep going because it seemed easy enough (famous last words if you've...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,611
Posted By TravelBugged
What was wrong with the KTM? My mate Dave is...

What was wrong with the KTM?

My mate Dave is a member here and might well jump on to correct me, because I know as much about motorbike mechanics as I do about women.

He hit a cattle grid (one...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,611
Posted By TravelBugged
Yep BIGCOD, really. Top speed was 114 km/hr. ...

Yep BIGCOD, really. Top speed was 114 km/hr. Mostly sat around 95 km/hr.
At the time it seemed easy enough, but on reflection was a long, long way.

Someone suggested I get a new sticker for my...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,211
Posted By TravelBugged
Good luck Tux I'm with Bulldust. I rode...

Good luck Tux

I'm with Bulldust. I rode back from Birdsville to the Gold Coast (towing a mate's KTM with my V Strom!) on Monday and Tuesday.

Roadworks between Charleville and Toowoomba were...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,611
Posted By TravelBugged
How To Tow A KTM 990 1,235 km Across Australia

I really hate to do this (cough), but here goes......

https://www.tailored.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/strom-tows-ktm-990-2.jpg

Yep, that's my mate Dave's fully loaded KTM 990 Adventure...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 220,361
Posted By TravelBugged
No pressure, Just enjoy the ride

Mate, no pressure. Just enjoy the ride, the countries, the experiences however they may come to you.

We'd love to hear of your journey.

Write/ride on!
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