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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7,848
Views: 1,580,779
Posted By rat110
Shit yeah. Thanks :freaky

Shit yeah.

Thanks :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7,848
Views: 1,580,779
Posted By rat110
I had a really cool chat with a guy on Monday who...

I had a really cool chat with a guy on Monday who seemed to have had an aquired brain injury. He was looking for change for a bus but it could have been anything really. Besides the point. He was...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,743
Views: 457,804
Posted By rat110
I'll just buy an aftermarket jobbie. I don't like...

I'll just buy an aftermarket jobbie. I don't like messing with bike/car electrics.
The $260 included 150 for a battery. Although a new RR here (aftermarket) is $250 plus postage of $19. Friggin rip...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,743
Views: 457,804
Posted By rat110
After 6 weeks off the road waiting for parts to...

After 6 weeks off the road waiting for parts to do a valve clearance check on my 99 (yes it can take that long to get parts in to Aust. :puke1 ) I started it up and it went just fine.

The next day...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 280,750
Posted By rat110
I filtered to the front of a set of lights and...

I filtered to the front of a set of lights and was waiting for my green.
Lights turns green, I check for cars and hit the throttle. Next thing I have 2 cars coming at me from the side street, one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,134
Posted By rat110
I ordered a stebel 139dB horn for my VFR. 2...

I ordered a stebel 139dB horn for my VFR. 2 nights ago.

I use my horn even if evasive action has been taken. I had a guy put half his car into my lane through a corner. I saw it coming, tucked in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,317
Posted By rat110
I picked up my bike at 2pm and was commuting to...

I picked up my bike at 2pm and was commuting to work on it an hour later. Never ridden a bike before (except on my learners course - a few hours over 2 days). A quick 20 min run around town and I was...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 173,101
Posted By rat110
I don't have a garage however what I did in my...

I don't have a garage however what I did in my carport was to install the shims in the rear head of my VFR.
I ran out of light so the rest can wait till next weekend.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,420
Posted By rat110
It's not the worst thing, but it's a pain in my...

It's not the worst thing, but it's a pain in my ass at the moment. That's not being able to ride as I am waiting for parts from Ja-pan.

It's been 2 1/2 bloody weeks. Sheesh.

We have had lovely...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 44,205
Posted By rat110
WHere abouts in Oz are you? A mate of mine has an...

WHere abouts in Oz are you? A mate of mine has an 05 model. Loves it to bits. We were on a fast ride and I pinned my VFR and he is XX. He pulled away like I was on the brakes. Amazing to see!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 17,480
Posted By rat110
Ok for me, my car is WAY cheaper than my bike. ...

Ok for me, my car is WAY cheaper than my bike.

Car:
Paid: $1000
Insurance: $400 per year
Registration: $700 per year
Tyres: havent changed them and may only need the fronts by the end of the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,235
Posted By rat110
It looks pretty cool. However I think the...

It looks pretty cool. However I think the proportions are off. The back half is a let down looks wise. Honestly I think it's the seat that throws it out. As has been said bewfore, I wonder if it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,341
Posted By rat110
After successfully avoiding a garbage bin...

After successfully avoiding a garbage bin bouncing towards me in my lane after it fell off a workers vehicle going in the opposite direction, I took a breath and lent forward on the tank. A second...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By rat110
I'm finding more and more reasons to leave the car at home

I have a car. It's not an expensive car, however it has a radio, heating and air conditioning. Runs well, in good condition and is very reliable. It's also excellent on fuel.

I have a choice in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7,848
Views: 1,580,779
Posted By rat110
Not really a stupid things said, but a funny...

Not really a stupid things said, but a funny interaction none the less.

I pulled up on the bike next to an open top sports car of some type. Looked like an MG crossed with an e type jag.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6,335
Views: 940,406
Posted By rat110
I want an SP2. They have more appeal to me than...

I want an SP2. They have more appeal to me than the last bike i wanted a few months ago. The MV F3.

Still to test ride one and see if we gel.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,743
Views: 457,804
Posted By rat110
Nice bike mate. Good colour too. I cut...

Nice bike mate. Good colour too.


I cut down my seat some more on Friday. I can reach the ground so much better now. I also retrimmed it with a lovely supple calf leather. So thin and soft. I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,088
Posted By rat110
Its looking very good mate. That would have been...

Its looking very good mate. That would have been way over my head, but your're doing very well!
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 44,205
Posted By rat110
Thats a pretty unique looking photo you got there...

Thats a pretty unique looking photo you got there mate. (actually, its wonderful!) Care to fill us in? Flooded road, or you just thought you would go for a ride into a lake? :lol3

*edit, nvm. I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,743
Views: 457,804
Posted By rat110
Mate if you dont get any answers regarding your...

Mate if you dont get any answers regarding your question here, jump on VFR discussion dot com. They have a pretty good knowledge bank there and the tech talk is laid out per Gen.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,579
Posted By rat110
my VFR sits on 5000rpm at 120km/h. Humms my balls...

my VFR sits on 5000rpm at 120km/h. Humms my balls nicely. Why change that?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-19-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 53,267
Posted By rat110
Excellent, thanks for your advice. I watched your...

Excellent, thanks for your advice. I watched your youtube videos too. You're a clever bloke.

I'll be ordering a kit next week and I'll start on the basic light switch cover. Or I'll take a mould...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-18-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 53,267
Posted By rat110
Well I have been thinking of things to keep me...

Well I have been thinking of things to keep me busy (coz University, renovating a house and general life aren't busy enough) and I thought about making some CF pieces for my VFR800.

I though about...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 30,661
Posted By rat110
TBH I just feel like a change in bikes. Have for...

TBH I just feel like a change in bikes. Have for a while now. The VFR is flat out reliable, comfortable and I can do long days on it.
I do a fair bit of long distance riding at the moment on the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 30,661
Posted By rat110
So does anyone else have any good information to...

So does anyone else have any good information to share about the rc51?

I'm seriously thinking of getting an SP2 towards the end of this year.

Keeping 2 motorbikes won't be on the cards so my...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,957
Posted By rat110
Who here had a Ural sidecar on a trailer being...

Who here had a Ural sidecar on a trailer being towed through Jindabyne in the last couple of days? Had jerry cans on each side at the back and was black. Had red stickers on it saying SCUD or...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By rat110
I tried for a camping spot at Apollo bay shortly...

I tried for a camping spot at Apollo bay shortly after New Years. What a friggin joke.
They wanted $40 for my single man tent and motorbike. I told the girl behind the counter to tell her boss to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By rat110
Change in front tyre size

Im looking at putting some more aggressive tyres on my bike, but most come in a 120 70 17.
My stock tyre is a 120 55 17. How much of a difference in handling, cornering and stopping would a 15%...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By rat110
Having a look at Pirelli's site, the same tyre....

Having a look at Pirelli's site, the same tyre. The Scorpion.
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
I'll sit and reply to the posts when I find my...

I'll sit and reply to the posts when I find my glasses. My eyes are killing me!
Great info in them but I can't sit and type any longer. Sorry lads
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
Thank you Sir ! I love a good b&e feed.

Thank you Sir !

I love a good b&e feed.
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By rat110
Pirelli Scorpion Trails or similar

Im looking for some feedback on these tyres or other tyres with an 80/20 or 90/10 onroad offroad useage from anyone who may have used them.

*Mods, if this needs to be moved feel free, and sorry...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
I'd be tempted to hit the throttle and try and...

I'd be tempted to hit the throttle and try and drift it :muutt
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
Morning Oz, Thanks to a nail in the rear 100kms...

Morning Oz,
Thanks to a nail in the rear 100kms outside of Bega on a saturday evening I have some practice repairing a hole in a tyre. It was harder to get the plug in than I thought, and I used 3...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
Sounds very achievable. Thanks for the info on it...

Sounds very achievable. Thanks for the info on it :)
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
Hi Marty, the PO changed it out, plus wired in...

Hi Marty,
the PO changed it out, plus wired in a neat little computer fan mounted to the fins of the RR. Wired that into the ignition and thats the end of that problem.

I'll need to work out what...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
Say Joff, how many kms of that route is dirt?...

Say Joff, how many kms of that route is dirt? It's a 550km route in total, but is half sealed, or all dirt?
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
I think I have 3 1/2 to 4 weeks allowable from...

I think I have 3 1/2 to 4 weeks allowable from Ratwife. That should be enough time.

I figured out that I will need about $1750 for fuel, covering 12,000 kms (7500 miles approx), getting 280kms...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
And you were being helpful. I think my being...

And you were being helpful. I think my being polite may have came across as sarcastic. Hope that wasn't the case. Damn internets. Can't see peoples faces nor hear the tone in their voice.

I've...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By rat110
Im guessing the other 2 owners before me were the...

Im guessing the other 2 owners before me were the kind to just potter around. The bike looked like new when I got it (99 model)

It is dependent on each bike and each rider. I'm just lucky nothing...
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