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Forum: Beasts 10-24-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 21,757
Views: 4,018,050
Posted By beaste
three tigers loose in europe

Hi all

had the privilege to ride a tiger 800 round Europe and England for near 9 weeks in July august September with two of my best mates..

have a strom at home (Australia) and the...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,189
Posted By beaste
Eek probaly because it was the factory not used anywhere else part......

:huh :eek1 :freaky had the same problem with an o ring size for an old honda...couldnt get it from the dealer who could supply the right spec...but not the unobtainum part, sent me to a local seal...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 754,483
Posted By beaste
Laugh lets admit it to ourselves....

v stroms and wee stroms are really only slightly more usefull off road than a tl1000r......and that really isnt very usefull....

however like the tl1000r attitude pays dividends....you will crash...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,543
Posted By beaste
arai

worn arai's ever since i started road riding when 17, now 53.....killed 5 or 6 of them in attempting to find out just what reasonably forseeable impact a helmet can't protect from, went blind from...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,656
Posted By beaste
Eek wont be an issue generally

I say this as the tests they put helmets through particuarly the penitration tests of Snell and AS1698 are pretty tough and this is indicative of the strenght or otherwise of the shell. Indeed part...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,775
Posted By beaste
that road

road baldry to peak hill can be interesting when its WET....seems very nice than wam bam....there goes the soccer game.:freaky

it also floods a bit:lol3

but in the dry it would be fine on a...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By beaste
Eek heated grips never

go astray.

recently fitted some to the weestrom...

$59 from vince strang motorcycles at inverel

the wirering was fun given the location of the dedicated plug on the weestrom

best...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,775
Posted By beaste
where the heck

is tottenham
Forum: Australia 08-16-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 129,673
Posted By beaste
Cry good ride hAD

Gooday All Had A Great Time Relearning How To Ride In Dirt Again...its A Wonder What Standing Up Does For Stability, Too Long Commuting Not Enough Rallying. See You At The Cape............
Forum: Australia 08-06-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 129,673
Posted By beaste
Wink be nice

this will be my first off center rally:freaky
Forum: Australia 08-06-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,774
Posted By beaste
fuel

:1drink :1drink :rofl :clap

weestrom will need 10 litres please
Forum: Australia 07-30-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 129,673
Posted By beaste
Laugh looks great

should i bother with knobbies for the wee strom.....comming in from bourke
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 433,702
Posted By beaste
Laugh tyers are made flat

as i understand it t:claphe round black rubbery things we ride on are made first as a flat bit of pretend rubber reinforced with canvas, kevlar,steel ,polyester or nylon.

the flat tyre is then...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 51,632
Posted By beaste
Puke wow

mY DL 650 IS VERY YOUNG AT 25000 KMS...MY BMW 1100 HAD A LITERNY OF ISSUES IN `140000KMS INCLUDING 4 HEAD GASKETS BROKEN FRAME PARTS ET AL.

NOT IMMPRESSED WITH BM BUT THE SUZUKI SEEMS TO BE LIKE...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2007, 12:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,259
Posted By beaste
Vee strom regins

I have a K5 Vstrom 650. Im 163 cm tall, 5f5i in old language and as i run the suspension on its hardest settings for handling reasons, the seat is at the limits of my ability to cope. No worries...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,553
Posted By beaste
Pissed wonderful thing ABS

Have a DL650 but without ABS, Also have a R1100RS BMW with non switchable ABS.

These bikes are reasonably competent on dirt, however the non switchable ABS is a pain. It constantly goes off...
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