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Forum: Beasts 09-26-2014, 04:20 AM
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Posted By mattherat
these bikes go too fast

i got busted 2 days ago , doing 96 in a 60 zone , $254 fine , ouch
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 06:36 AM
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Posted By mattherat
suzi video

Way cool , thats me in my dreams
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 03:46 AM
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Posted By mattherat
to bungees

take out a loan . interest rates are really low at the moment .

btw ''operator error '' is the only excuse, ha ha ha i can laugh now
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 04:19 AM
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Posted By mattherat
first to crash ??? update

tc set on 1 but in this case it wont help
im sure in the book it says if youre doing something really stoopid , like hitting gravel ,from asphalt , the computer cant cope , even at 20 mph it wont...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 04:24 AM
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Posted By mattherat
first to crash ???

to day i hit a small patch of gravel [ that i didnt see ] while turning a slowish left hand turn .
BANG down i went . fk fk i said to myself , whos gunna help me pick the bike

up ? luckily a...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By mattherat
to soberjoe

greetings from down under , nice to see you are supporting a famous aussie brand , namely barkbusters , enjoy your ride
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,911
Posted By mattherat
hey jtb

you were the 5th inmate to comment on my 1st ride report

way back in 2009 , i was on a wee strom at the time , just got a real softroader,

a 2014 1000cc v2 [ as ive heard them called ] have a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By mattherat
To jtb

been reviewing my posts , YOU were the 5th person to comment on my very

1st ride report way back in 2009 thanx 4 that !!! have a good one !!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2014, 04:36 AM
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Posted By mattherat
sheeeeiitt

what a ride !!!
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 04:13 AM
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Posted By mattherat
to everyone else

have a good one .
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 04:09 AM
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Posted By mattherat
hey wintrmute

greetings from the big smoke

i have just sent a message to you , hope you get it
Forum: Face plant 07-27-2014, 04:50 AM
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Posted By mattherat
to soberjoe

glad to hear you are ok , greetings from aussieland
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 05:32 AM
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Posted By mattherat
strom 1000 v versys 1000

had a little race thru the royal national park two days ago.

slim on his kwaka , me on the strom , the versys was on my short list for

a while , along with a triumph tiger sport , but they...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By mattherat
hey vellies

get with the program , you need at least one more bike
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 04:15 AM
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Posted By mattherat
just remembered

rode to my local look out today , and soon after my arrival , 3 ducati riders

went over to check out my strom . they were looking at it for ages and were

positively drooling , ha ha ha ha ,...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 03:49 AM
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Posted By mattherat
Wicked its freezing down here

winter time in oz , a good time to buy a new bike [good deals ]

had mine for 6 weeks now , just gets better and better ,

farkles or farkels so far , centerstand , handguards , big screen ,
...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 03:27 AM
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Posted By mattherat
addendum to my previous post

i''m not a racist , i''ve previously owned yammies , inc, ct2 dt3 dt250 x3

rd350 rd400 77 xs650e [ us import ] and currently, occasionally ride my

1980 xs650 street tracker, it''s a hoot !!...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 03:06 AM
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Posted By mattherat
desert dave

of course you''re right . i test rode a yammy 1200 4 yrs ago, and got a bmw

1200 gs instead, mainly for its reputation [ was i wrong ,yep ]

anyways i''m glad i waited for the new dl 1037 cc...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 03:48 AM
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Posted By mattherat
keep it kleen

no more yamaha crap
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2014, 03:57 AM
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Posted By mattherat
glad i found this

i came here via v strom thread , im a nosey bastard ,

very interesting , i must say . love your stuff ,

whether it be pics or prose.
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 03:31 AM
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Posted By mattherat
worst thing

for me, its the standard screen, big one coming next tues .

by the way , i test rode a super tenere in 2010 and was not

impressed , too many vibes , dl 1000 is smoooottth
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 05:21 AM
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Posted By mattherat
hey ausstealth

i was in perth 4 three months back in 1981

and worked with a guy who owned a '' lead wing ''

i would have stayed , but shit happens ,

anyway, the more i ride my new '' softroader ''

the...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 03:25 AM
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Posted By mattherat
centre [senter ] stand

i have a genuine suzuki stand , its real easy to use , and im only 75 kgs !!!
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 04:04 AM
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Posted By mattherat
old saying

if you don''t have a map , you can''t get lost .
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 04:16 AM
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Posted By mattherat
hey there coneye

back in 09 i had a 650 wee , took a while to get used to , but i did a lot of

dirt road stuff and had a ball . traded it for a bmw 1200 gs , it was fantastic ,

but really too big for me. ive...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 04:13 AM
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Posted By mattherat
center stand

bought one a couple of days ago , local dealer said $ au 385 + fitting

i got one for $ au 280 + FREE FITTING from where i bought the bike

moral of the story , shop around , 50 km ride to...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 04:51 AM
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Posted By mattherat
right on bro

i used to own a 08 bmw gs, it was great for 3 yrs, then started blowing its reputation out the window, and only 50,000 kms and perfect service history.

im thinking metzler tourance tyres would...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 04:41 AM
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Posted By mattherat
holeshaven

remember him , dunno, maybe somewhere else ,

just dreaming
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By mattherat
to vtom

you read right , my mechanic said exhaust flap / valve shut = torque ,

exhaust / valve open = power , hope he's right', i havent got beyond 55oo rpm yet
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 04:04 AM
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Posted By mattherat
muffler fyi "" aussies ""

i spoke to the people at "" staintune "" two days ago , replacement "" can ""

should be in store by end of july . no price yet . have fun , on ya bike
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 03:53 AM
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Views: 531,988
Posted By mattherat
Laugh hey ya''ll 1200 kms so far, really smoothes...

hey ya''ll

1200 kms so far, really smoothes out at about 5000 rpm

and is haulin'' a##e , i cant complain, can you ???
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2014, 02:52 AM
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Posted By mattherat
options

i was going to buy bashplate , hand guards, etc etc from suzuki $$$$

i hope the aftermarket gets their act together asap
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 04:39 AM
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Posted By mattherat
more from me

i was in mobile, alabama, in 1977, no bull ,4 weeks around the usa

via that "" big ole dog "" ie greyhound happy days
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 04:30 AM
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Posted By mattherat
hole in the wall

wow !! thats a serious little tunnel, have fun
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 04:32 AM
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Posted By mattherat
1000 km update

1st service next monday, rad guard will be fitted + raise gear lever

a bit , suspension sagging a tiny bit [great ], might let tires down a few lbs

cant wait to get beyond 4500 rpm !!!!! see...
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3,024
Views: 531,988
Posted By mattherat
hey ausStealth

ow ya going, greetings from nsw, hope you are in the pink

not much riding lately, weather is pretty crap , got my rad guard

yesterday , looks an easy fit . have fun over there !!!
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3,024
Views: 531,988
Posted By mattherat
Laugh windscreen

g'day people , so far so good , about 450 kms done to date .

tried all suspension klickers minimised , didnt work , back to standard .

rear susp. pre load on minimum, I'm only 75 kgs and 5' 9"...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3,024
Views: 531,988
Posted By mattherat
Wicked hi aus stealth : got mine today, so far so...

hi aus stealth :

got mine today, so far so good, about 70 kms so far,,
bloody high seat,, am softening rear preload to try a kwik fix

maybe a low seat $$$ ???? ,, but overall , i'm like a pig...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,024
Views: 531,988
Posted By mattherat
Laugh cant wait for mine

I have just put $200 deposit on a white one here in Sydney Australia

I pick it up next friday. cant wait to do some longer rides than i've been doing

for a while. trading a Kawasaki zrx 1200 r...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,722
Posted By mattherat
Thumb i was gunna say ,been there done that at first ,...

i was gunna say ,been there done that at first , but i haven't been to a lot of those places, not on a bike anyway, great pics ,keep up the good work.
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