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Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,896
Posted By AdventureDave
What he said

RHS takes practice, but it works on soft ground as you actually lift weight off the side stand. Used it on my 1150 whenever I had bags on the backseat.

Cheers

David
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,143
Posted By AdventureDave
check out these old threads, apart from colours...

check out these old threads, apart from colours and prices not a lot has changed in knee braces/guards

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=432052&highlight=knee
...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,839
Posted By AdventureDave
Murrays bike? Cheers Davcid

Murrays bike?

Cheers

Davcid
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By AdventureDave
Pete remember you have to be out of the...

Pete

remember you have to be out of the country with the bike for 12 months, not just own it for 12 months. A friend nearly had his GS crushed by customs because of a 'mix up' over this point....
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 211,952
Posted By AdventureDave
Rear Guard Please

What rear guard and light have you got on that and was it difficult to make it fit? Its actually the light I want to replace not the guard but obviously need to do both at once....
Cheers

David
...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,022
Posted By AdventureDave
Travel insurance ombudsman

Contact the travel insurance ombudsman, they are there specifically for this sort of problem

http://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/ftw/Consumers/Buying_services/Insurance.page

not sure if this is...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,164
Posted By AdventureDave
I must admit I have always been more concerned...

I must admit I have always been more concerned about the potential to have my neck twisted in an off than the legality. Having been pulled over by cops having a bad day it doesnt matter once you have...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,540
Posted By AdventureDave
stripping gearbox output shaft

I had a 2004 1150 GSA which I enjoyed owning. I was on my 3rd gearbox input shaft at 60 000 kms!!! (before I bent the bike on the Oxley hwy at 75,000km).

While mine may have been a bad one it is a...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,957
Posted By AdventureDave
I have an S5. They are wateproof not shockproof....

I have an S5. They are wateproof not shockproof. The only decent shockproof smartphone I know of in Oz is the Cat B15.

https://yatango.com.au/shopping/cat-b15.html

I tried a korean phone...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,007
Posted By AdventureDave
Whats the goss Troy this looks like a powerfu...

Whats the goss Troy
this looks like a powerfu fun filled toy
do you believe that this bike
which I know we'll all like
will be available for a good Aussie boy?

Cheers

David
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,966
Posted By AdventureDave
CCM GP450 adventure

http://www.ccm-motorcycles.com/gp450.asp#.VCc8ffmSzpd

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=857243

Not sure about availability yet but it seems to have the goods. Proven motor, 130kw and...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,783
Posted By AdventureDave
going the other way?

Does anybody know if this works the same in reverse...changing a single seat rego back to dual seat? Just go into the office and say hi I want to pay more? I bought a bike with single seat rego and...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 23,812
Posted By AdventureDave
I think Gaston Rahier (Dakar Rally Winner) is...

I think Gaston Rahier (Dakar Rally Winner) is even more of a beast (at 5'3")

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab207/Vokesy/bits%20and%20pieces/Gaston_zps028a9a96.jpg

I lightweight twin...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 113,964
Posted By AdventureDave
Actually I recently bought a procircuit. I went...

Actually I recently bought a procircuit. I went with it because it is significantly cheaper than the unobtanium wings and Akro. Also easier to get here in OZ. It appears to be about the same weight...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 113,964
Posted By AdventureDave
OK, thought so. Wings still advertise one...

OK, thought so.

Wings still advertise one for the supermoto, edit" its not an option as they dont make it anymore "edit.

http://www.wings.si/ver3/index.html?page=range

cheers

David
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 113,964
Posted By AdventureDave
Do the supermoto slip-ons fit the Adventure and...

Do the supermoto slip-ons fit the Adventure and SXC???
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 113,964
Posted By AdventureDave
Pro-circuit?

What about the Pro Circuit?

http://www.ktm-parts.com/18210147.html#.VBo2y_mSzpc

Have you dismissed the Akro?

http://www.ktm-parts.com/57305079400.html#.VBo3QPmSzpc

Cheers
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By AdventureDave
Check out this old post:deal ...

Check out this old post:deal

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=562746

Cheers

David
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By AdventureDave
Rim repair at Ashs spoked wheels Albion (round...

Rim repair at Ashs spoked wheels Albion (round the corner from Rob Turtons tyres for bikes).

the cheapest wheels I've seen (notice the word cheapest not best) are from Warp 9 racing, even with...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 451,031
Posted By AdventureDave
SiguTech vs Oberon

Just wondering if any of you guys considered the Sigu Tech slave cylinder instead? Over on Thumpers I read a few recommending this one

http://www.sigutech.com/english/e-kupplungsmitnehmerzylinder/...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 525,383
Posted By AdventureDave
Thumb Howdy Paul

I have been away for 4 months (across Australia) and the last time I checked in we were discussing lights and pannier racks.... WOW what a read, I am really impressed and inspired.

Outstanding...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By AdventureDave
Hi Mouse I drove it with my daughter 3...

Hi Mouse

I drove it with my daughter 3 months ago and somebody put me onto

http://www.wikicamps.com.au/

you dont need phone coverage if you download the maps and its excellent resource for...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 451,031
Posted By AdventureDave
Starter motor

I had a 'weak starter' and after pulling out and cleaning and checking lots of wiring, I had best results from running an extra earth direct from where the battery connects to the frame to the head...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 451,031
Posted By AdventureDave
New 640 Adv tank

I was picking up some parts at Brisbane KTM (Springwood Suzuki, Motorcycles Rus) and they have a new silver 640 adventure tank on the floor for $1000. Thought I'd mention in case someone is looking...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By AdventureDave
Ring his mobile and leave a message, he will...

Ring his mobile and leave a message, he will respond.

Cheers

David
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 21,300
Posted By AdventureDave
5000mm PU Poly Skin 5000mm PU Poly Floor ...

5000mm PU Poly Skin
5000mm PU Poly Floor

should be waterproof to me, but Ive never seen it. Darche have been around for a while making good quality swags so I assumed it would be OK. Bargain...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 21,300
Posted By AdventureDave
bargain tent

just saw these advertised and thought someone might like a bargain.$69 is very cheap! No association.

http://www.campnswag.com.au/tents/darche-tents?product_id=11
...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,818
Posted By AdventureDave
Joe I think we have all considered this riddle at...

Joe I think we have all considered this riddle at some time. The closest I have found is my 625SXC and you would understand first hand their shortcomings. If I had to replace it I would choose a...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2,893
Views: 478,068
Posted By AdventureDave
1978 Laverda LH-2

http://www.bikesales.com.au/private/SSE-AD-2459029/1978-Laverda-LH-2?cr=2&psq=(((((((SiloType%3D%5BBrand%20new%20bikes%20in%20stock%5D)%7C(SiloType%3D%5BDemo%20%26%20near%20new%20bikes%5D))%7C(SiloTyp...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 38,241
Posted By AdventureDave
tent sale

just a heads up that Bivouac (no connection other than happy customer) are having a sale on Exped, MSR and all back packing tents (30% off) these lightweight branded tents dont seem to come on sale...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By AdventureDave
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss313/Adventure...

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss313/AdventureDave/pump.jpg (http://s587.photobucket.com/user/AdventureDave/media/pump.jpg.html)
Forum: Australia 04-15-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 451,031
Posted By AdventureDave
Ahhhhh. Preaching to the converted. Sorry guys I...

Ahhhhh. Preaching to the converted. Sorry guys I should have RTFM.

cheers

David
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By AdventureDave
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665240...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665240&highlight=tail (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665240&highlight=tail)

does this help?:scratch jump to post 79 for an off the shelf...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 451,031
Posted By AdventureDave
foot pounds is an expression of torque. The...

foot pounds is an expression of torque. The metric equivalent is Newton Metres or Nm

so 8500 ft-lb is roughly equal to 11500 Nm.
Forum: Australia 04-07-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,943
Posted By AdventureDave
Yeh i read it this morning and was disappointed...

Yeh i read it this morning and was disappointed that it didnt reference anything on the 2 pages that it was printed or any obvious story of the last week. It offended me because there was no attempt...
Forum: Australia 04-05-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 31,017
Posted By AdventureDave
it comes with the jacket...well it use to, I...

it comes with the jacket...well it use to, I assume it still comes with 2 collars.
Forum: Australia 03-28-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 21,238
Posted By AdventureDave
met up with everyone at Dayboro Bakery, 11...

met up with everyone at Dayboro Bakery, 11 starters, good turnout. MAde it just down the road and snapped my chain Doh! First time for me, anyway 'I'll be right catch up with shortly - dont wait'
...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 25,118
Posted By AdventureDave
found this

http://www.pickledgalah.com.au/
Forum: Australia 03-28-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 21,238
Posted By AdventureDave
if its not too late I'd like to tag along as...

if its not too late I'd like to tag along as well.

dayboro bakery at 8am

David
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By AdventureDave
thanks for your input guys. I will make other...

thanks for your input guys. I will make other plans.

Cheers

David
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