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Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4,901
Views: 729,587
Posted By Peter640
Bsa

here is my contribution ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 34,411
Posted By Peter640
I love this RR

Bloody brilliant RR and warm wishes from Sydney. I am off on my own trip later this year and this is really helping me get my thoughts prepared for a long solo ride.

Keep it up and thanks. Love...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By Peter640
Yea! Bike sorted and now to trip planning

Bought a GS1200 today! Now to trip planning and thanks for all help.

Peter
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By Peter640
The perfect bike ...

2014 R1200GS with spoke wheels and high spec electronics plus side cases would be perfect ... lots of warranty and low mileage!

Ideally I would buy in New Year but happy to go now if seller can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By Peter640
This is the bike I was trying to buy

2014 GS in higher spec with luggage and protection


I thought we had agreed to purchase this one at $17K US

http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2014-BMW-R-1200-GS-113428236?mytrader=true&
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By Peter640
Thank you so much

Team US

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Unfortunately my seller either sold out from under me of got col feet and has killed the deal. So until I find another bike I am on hold.

Not planning the ride...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By Peter640
Anyone in Monroe NY Area Keen to Help an Aussie Buy a Bike in US?

Team US

I am trying to buy a bike in US for a trip next year and have found one, however the guy is understandably a little shaky as I am a long way away and probably look like an internet scam....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Peter640
Thanks all ...

Seem to have the issue solved currently but wonder if I have not just masked it by playing with fuel at low rpm. One positive by product if taking lots of fuel out at 1000 - 1750 rpm range is the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Peter640
Great trip ... well done and thanks for looking...

Great trip ... well done and thanks for looking ... i will re create your map and keep the files here if of use to anyone....

Peter
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Peter640
Brilliant

WooHoo you live up to your name. thanks. i broke the CD out that came with the PCV tonight and have had a play with the settings. Really interesting I could make the bike run happier but with MUCH...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-02-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Peter640
No auto tune installed as Dyno shop created...

No auto tune installed as Dyno shop created profile. Will try downloading stock profiles from PowerCommander site if I can find one for Euro ECU and Aussie fuel plus my header/silencer combo ...
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-02-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Peter640
Power Commander V Issue

I have a 11 GS800 with Remus headers and acrapovic and PCV. Aftermarket air filter.

I was chasing smoothness more than power. I didn't want to compromise range too much living in Oz, it can be a...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By Peter640
Thanks all for speedy response ...

Really helpful.

Hoping to do N E US and SE Canada next year and then Alaska year after. May then ship to UK (as I am original from there) and doing Europe in 2017 then may be import back here if...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By Peter640
Buying/Owning a Bike in USA as Aussie Citizen

Someone out there must have done this.

i am planning to buy a bike in US for trip next year and have a residential address in US I can use for insurance and registration purposes.

Anyone out...
Forum: Americas 10-08-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,978
Posted By Peter640
Thank you!

Antirich5 you are a star ... thanks very helpful.

Peter
Forum: Americas 10-07-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,978
Posted By Peter640
Buying a Second Hand Bike in US (Privately)

Firstly thanks Ryker for starting this thread. Really helpful as I am planning to travel in US next year and again in 2016 from Australia. I have been researching buying a bike and what the process...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,683
Posted By Peter640
My view

Went thru same debate myself last year. was ready to by the Triumph. Rode both back to back three times including with Mrs on back. Loved the Triumph motor but bought the BMW. Just felt like it...
Forum: Vendors 09-15-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 81,193
Posted By Peter640
Greetings from sydney

Nice product and fits in 2 mins. Thanks from Sydney! Suggest Aussies use the air freight option as Canada Post are not quick for surface mail. Out to go and use it now!

Peter
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-21-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22,395
Views: 6,736,033
Posted By Peter640
Peter

Peter
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 599,050
Posted By Peter640
:rofl I tried the Cee Bailey and found it...

:rofl

I tried the Cee Bailey and found it too laid back for me (threw wind into my helmet) plus the sods ripped me off on postage to Oz by $60. Just installed a Cal Sci and VERY happy. A bit more...
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 87,920
Posted By Peter640
Do you want one trying out in Asutralia?

Send me a PM with postage to Sydney NSW 2000 please?

Peter
Forum: Australia 08-08-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,368
Posted By Peter640
Nice work

:clap

Good stuff ...!
Forum: Australia 07-26-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,746
Posted By Peter640
BTW this scene is hard to do on a limited budget!

I hate to think what this bike has costs me over the last 5 years!

But fun both to ride and tinker :evil
Forum: Australia 07-26-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,746
Posted By Peter640
BSA Singles are fun and treated right go well!

This is my 1971 BSA B50 (now 572cc).

Happy to chat and connect you to BSA club.

I have a mate selling one of these in road trim. PM me if interested.

Peter
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 599,050
Posted By Peter640
Cee Bailey's Euro Screen

I just listed this item for sae in Oz Flea Market ...

PM me if you are interested ....
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7,974
Views: 2,726,173
Posted By Peter640
New Bike!

A new toy for my 50th! Might have to change my name!

:evil
Forum: Australia 06-27-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 126,133
Posted By Peter640
Stack of TBAM Mags

Must be three years or so ... great condition.

Collect from Northern Beaches Sydney
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-26-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22,395
Views: 6,736,033
Posted By Peter640
Set of standard pipes in Australia

I have sold my Scram :cry and have the orifginal pipes (sans baffles!) iin the shed.

This is the sound ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whW-WviS9BA

PM me if you are interested.

Peter
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 106,822
Posted By Peter640
Have fun and look out for some duck sausage or confit du canard

Great food in that part of the word!

Seth and I did Morisett today... unbeleiveable rain. 4 meters of flood water in places and 1 meter over the dam wall at the lake ... incredible some of the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 106,822
Posted By Peter640
Gee its green

Happy Birthday Dazzer!

I hope you wernt rewarding yourself in your tent that you share with Dave!

MM
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 106,822
Posted By Peter640
Plus 1

+1

Nice work ... lovely road .....

Will pass on your XR thoughts to XRJ:cry
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 106,822
Posted By Peter640
Make sure you have your KY jelly!:lol3 PS...

Make sure you have your KY jelly!:lol3

PS Corby wants to sell you his XR for Mike ... speak quick before he gives it away on bike point!

Test rode the BM 800 and new Trumpy today. Tough...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 106,822
Posted By Peter640
Unfortunately Wales didnt fully break off from...

Unfortunately Wales didnt fully break off from the mainland and the resulting crack is the Bristol Channel! :rofl

Go the Triumph!

MM
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-05-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 22,395
Views: 6,736,033
Posted By Peter640
Just listed my 07 for sale in Aussie Flea Market

Time to change the mood in my garage :cry
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 106,822
Posted By Peter640
That was the mighty Bristol Channel! You should...

That was the mighty Bristol Channel! You should drop in on Mum on your way back if you are in Gloucestershire. She would love to see you both and give you a feed/bed.

Enjoy the Pyrenees ... watch...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 106,822
Posted By Peter640
Nice work Doggy!

Watch out for those deer!

Mudman!
Forum: Australia 05-04-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Peter640
Thanks for all help

Thanks ...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Peter640
Kowmung River Fire Trail/Morong Creek Trails

Anyone know of these trails remain ungated please?

Anyone got the GPS route or waypoints do do the Caves to Caves run?

Any recent track condition reports?

Peter
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-23-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22,395
Views: 6,736,033
Posted By Peter640
BTW it is a GREAT brake! Much imporvement on the...

BTW it is a GREAT brake! Much imporvement on the stocker which always felt a little underwhealming to me.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-23-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22,395
Views: 6,736,033
Posted By Peter640
Just sent this note to New Bonneville so you are...

Just sent this note to New Bonneville so you are forwarned of this issue ....

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