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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,108
Posted By rearviewmirror
I am looking for a LHRB setup. Is your comment...

I am looking for a LHRB setup. Is your comment above based on actual experience or is it typical interwebs conjecture? I've heard lots of good things about the CLAKE so far.
Forum: Australia 05-22-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,376
Posted By rearviewmirror
Thanks for the feedback, in my earlier post I...

Thanks for the feedback, in my earlier post I meant to say, it has a single side radiator like an 80cc 2-smoker MX bike. :D

I want to pick up something smaller, lighter, and more nimble than my...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,376
Posted By rearviewmirror
Thinking of picking up one of these for a city...

Thinking of picking up one of these for a city runabout and weekend toy. I've always like the WR250R, but not keen on a R1 priced 250. Does anyone know if this Honda has a cooling fan? It doesn't...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,467
Posted By rearviewmirror
I wouldn't have considered these pads if I didn't...

I wouldn't have considered these pads if I didn't see this thread, I was going to order some EBC pads from the UK. It sounds like the Metal Gear stuff is acceptable for OEM replacement pads. I...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By rearviewmirror
It's not free, but it's less than a cup of...

It's not free, but it's less than a cup of coffee... It's a great app, especially on the iPad.
Forum: Australia 01-03-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,361
Posted By rearviewmirror
Thoughts on trading XT660R for WR250R?

I've realized one thing over the last 8 months of owning my XT660R, I'm not much of an adventure rider. I spend most of my spare time riding/racing mountain and road bicycles, so it leaves little...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By rearviewmirror
Mate..I would check in to DHL or Fedex, and maybe...

Mate..I would check in to DHL or Fedex, and maybe even a freight forwarder. If you want them to come via AIR then you have just a couple of options. By sea is much cheaper but will take 2-3 months....
Forum: Australia 11-25-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,493
Posted By rearviewmirror
I don't know why people here (Australia) think...

I don't know why people here (Australia) think owning a BMW bike is such a big deal... oh wait, yeah I do. Because you pay way too much for them here.

To be arrogant because you ride a BMW...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,888
Posted By rearviewmirror
/thread

/thread
Forum: Australia 11-15-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,888
Posted By rearviewmirror
Agreed.. what do you reckon the penalty...

Agreed.. what do you reckon the penalty difference is between accidentally killing someone with a firearm versus a vehicle? My question is, when are vehicles going to be recognized fully for the...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,888
Posted By rearviewmirror
The problem with drunks behind the wheel is that...

The problem with drunks behind the wheel is that no amount of penalties will deter them, in other words, in their mind "they have no incentives NOT to drink drive".

Burying people financially is...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,888
Posted By rearviewmirror
We'll see if he gets the usual 6 points, 3 month...

We'll see if he gets the usual 6 points, 3 month suspension, and $200 fine. Hopefully we can keep tabs on this driver's penalties... he was 2x the legal limit, killed a bystander, and evaded police....
Forum: Australia 11-10-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,543
Posted By rearviewmirror
Wow mate.. you really are determined to live...

Wow mate.. you really are determined to live here! I've been here 18 months now, I'm dying to go back to the US, (Texas or Colorado). I'm on a 4 year work VISA and we just had a baby here so we'll...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,242
Posted By rearviewmirror
OP.. thanks for the link, looks like good deals. ...

OP.. thanks for the link, looks like good deals. How are their shipping prices? I wonder if they'll send me some D606's.. :)

To be honest, the lack of effort that Australian Distributors and...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,242
Posted By rearviewmirror
Good deals here: ...

Good deals here:

http://stores.ebay.com.au/Riders-Direct?_rdc=1
Forum: Australia 10-31-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,240
Posted By rearviewmirror
XT660R is a great bike, perhaps the smoothest...

XT660R is a great bike, perhaps the smoothest single around. The only problem is that aftermarket parts are lacking in Australia, everything must be ordered abroad. (Not really an issue with a...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,153
Posted By rearviewmirror
Can someone tell me how you get the driver's...

Can someone tell me how you get the driver's private insurance information for the property damage claim? TAC paid all my medical expenses, but I still have property damage to get out of the driver.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,380
Posted By rearviewmirror
Check www.dealextreme.com for all kinds of...

Check www.dealextreme.com for all kinds of security gadgets, everything ships for free to Australia.
Forum: Australia 10-06-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,817
Posted By rearviewmirror
I have to agree, 3 is great in the city, but shit...

I have to agree, 3 is great in the city, but shit elsewhere. I remember being at Philip Island for WSBK and my mate with a Telstra phone was posting pics online with a full bar 3G connection, I had...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,543
Posted By rearviewmirror
99% of the real estate listings here are priced...

99% of the real estate listings here are priced by the week, you will rarely see anything priced monthly. I think they speak weekly so the price doesn't look so unbearable. :) $500/week sounds...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,543
Posted By rearviewmirror
Australia ...

Australia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RjC-vh06_c


Everything is stupid expensive here, but it's a great place to be.
Forum: Australia 09-22-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,203
Posted By rearviewmirror
I might be keen for a tour around Kinglake.. No...

I might be keen for a tour around Kinglake.. No interest in AFL so it'd be a good day for a ride. I wouldn't mind checking out Toolangi again, but it'd have to be dryer than last time, that place in...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,881
Posted By rearviewmirror
You lot in Australia are very lucky you can plate...

You lot in Australia are very lucky you can plate your 2-smokers, we can't in the US which makes the 300EXC a bit of an odd duck. Always wanted one, just couldn't justify it with the ability to put...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,230
Posted By rearviewmirror
^ Good questions above. I would be interesting...

^ Good questions above. I would be interesting in knowing how you mounted it, and just how resilient the plastic is. Will it stand up to a thrashing on off-road tracks? Or when then temps hit 40+...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,230
Posted By rearviewmirror
I looked at Bunnings in the past for something...

I looked at Bunnings in the past for something suitable to mount on the back with no such luck. Hopefully I can find one of these cases at the local Bunnings, I could still use some extra storage...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,399
Posted By rearviewmirror
Thanksgiving weekend... I'm going to see if some...

Thanksgiving weekend... I'm going to see if some mates want to ride down from Melbourne for this one. Would be a great spring trip.
Forum: Australia 09-10-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,732
Posted By rearviewmirror
It sure is common, we used to have a go all the...

It sure is common, we used to have a go all the time out on rides.. it's just as funny while moving as it is at a stop light. Easier on the carb bikes than it is the fuel injection bikes though....
Forum: Australia 07-29-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,627
Posted By rearviewmirror
Forgot to mention how the R goes on the highway,...

Forgot to mention how the R goes on the highway, mine cruises nicely at 120km, can do 130 but is in its sweet spot at 110-120km. The reason I bought it is because of these Japanese manufacturers the...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,627
Posted By rearviewmirror
That's a Tenere price, the R shouldn't be over...

That's a Tenere price, the R shouldn't be over $10,500.
Forum: Australia 07-28-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,627
Posted By rearviewmirror
I was hit by a car while riding my bicycle to...

I was hit by a car while riding my bicycle to work three weeks ago so I'll be off the bike for a while. Keep me in the loop for later rides though!
Forum: Australia 07-27-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,627
Posted By rearviewmirror
I have one. It's not trail bike, but it does go...

I have one. It's not trail bike, but it does go well off road. The fuel injection system is sorted on the 2008+ models, any perceived issues can be dialed out. As you'll see on the XT forums, the...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,763
Posted By rearviewmirror
I'm referring to this price.. ...

I'm referring to this price.. http://www.ktm-parts.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=09690ENDR

$9,000 in the US for one. Nearly 1/2 the price here. $17k will buy a BMW R1200GSA. ...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,763
Posted By rearviewmirror
price... way too expensive here... was first on...

price... way too expensive here... was first on my list though, it's a brilliant bike.
Forum: Australia 07-03-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By rearviewmirror
Get the JD.. I had his setup on my KTM 625SMC, it...

Get the JD.. I had his setup on my KTM 625SMC, it was spot on. Also, disconnect your TPS if you want to smooth out the bike at cruising speeds. If you have any specific questions about the 625 let...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,217
Posted By rearviewmirror
RAM mount from Johnny Appleseed works fine with...

RAM mount from Johnny Appleseed works fine with my GPSMAP 60.
Forum: Australia 06-27-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,370
Posted By rearviewmirror
I wouldn't rule out the XT660R and XT660 Tenere...

I wouldn't rule out the XT660R and XT660 Tenere either, they're quite smooth for a single, a bit heavy (much lighter than a Vstrom) and are slightly more at home off the beaten path. I compared the...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,920
Posted By rearviewmirror
$1100 for a fuel pump!? Holy sh*t!!!!

$1100 for a fuel pump!? Holy sh*t!!!!
Forum: Australia 06-26-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 30,774
Posted By rearviewmirror
They could have some kind of loophole about not...

They could have some kind of loophole about not sending parts internationally due to the warranty. I realize we'll accept the parts from other countries at our own risk, but in they can possibly put...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,324
Posted By rearviewmirror
Asking for a donation would be acceptable and...

Asking for a donation would be acceptable and understandable, but a participation fee? No thanks.
Forum: Australia 06-25-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,079
Posted By rearviewmirror
If he called that older gentleman's death at...

If he called that older gentleman's death at Phillip Island stupid then I'd think he was pretty ignorant. But managing to off yourself in a parking lot w/o protective gear is pretty stupid. We have...
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