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Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 508,438
Posted By Digitdion
Very very sorry to hear what has happened. I do...

Very very sorry to hear what has happened. I do not know what else to say really. I do think it's fare to say we will not be walking up that same path as Ellen did when we are in Cochabamba.
You...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 508,438
Posted By Digitdion
We may be catching up to you. We arrive in sucre...

We may be catching up to you. We arrive in sucre tomorrow, that's Friday. Not sure of exact plan. We wanna go hiking and on the 4 th of July it's my 40th. Will probably be in sucre for that!
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 508,438
Posted By Digitdion
Hang in there mate. We just arrived in San Pedro...

Hang in there mate. We just arrived in San Pedro de atacama. And the feeling I got from Lot of the locals,was they do not give a shit either. Actually I thought a good name for this place would be...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 508,438
Posted By Digitdion
Yeah Gidday, Hopefully our paths will cross. Be...

Yeah Gidday,
Hopefully our paths will cross. Be we are abit behind you. Tomorrow we head to San Pedro de Atacama. Hang out there for a bit, then the Bolivian Altiplano, potosi etc etc. no Brazil for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,735
Views: 508,438
Posted By Digitdion
Saw your sticker on the door at Oliver's in Cachi

Hi Andi and Ellen. I have been following your post for along time now. The wife and I come from Queenstown. I so wanted to bring a bike to South America but decided to bring backpacks instead. We are...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Digitdion
You stick the speakers inside of the liner. I had...

You stick the speakers inside of the liner. I had no problems with it at all.
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By Digitdion
Denali D2 service appreciation

I purchased Denali D2's from Twisted Throttle back in December. I live in New Zealand, so it the summer down here. I never got round to putting the lights on the my tiger 1050 until may. Being a...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Digitdion
I will second that!

I will second that!
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By Digitdion
I have a C3. The Smh10 fits well with the clamp....

I have a C3. The Smh10 fits well with the clamp. You have to take off the whole padding at the bottom of helmet. It is attached with like a nylon thread. Pull out out. This allows you to attach the...
Forum: New Zealand 02-16-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,288
Posted By Digitdion
When you ride thru Queenstown, if you need a bed...

When you ride thru Queenstown, if you need a bed you are welcome to stay.
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 74,029
Posted By Digitdion
I think you will find that the helmet does not...

I think you will find that the helmet does not fit properly. That's why you and your mates had the forehead issue.
Forum: Americas 01-11-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By Digitdion
Thanks Crashmaster. Yeah the 990 adv is a great...

Thanks Crashmaster. Yeah the 990 adv is a great bike. A 1000 cc machine I will get. I will be two up. I know the 990 can handle it well two up with lots of gear. The Mrs even liked being on the back....
Forum: Americas 01-11-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By Digitdion
Good point about spaceships to the locals. Yeah...

Good point about spaceships to the locals. Yeah the v strom is cheap. But if I was to go this way I would go the 1000. Going 2 up I want the extra horse power if I need it or want to us it. Being a...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By Digitdion
Thank heaps for the info. Just the sort of info I...

Thank heaps for the info. Just the sort of info I require. Cheers
Forum: Americas 01-11-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By Digitdion
Thanks for that! I would so like to hear from...

Thanks for that! I would so like to hear from anyone who has done a trip like this on anything other than an adv bike!
Cheers!
Forum: Americas 01-11-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By Digitdion
I was actually thinking about buying a bike in...

I was actually thinking about buying a bike in the states and riding south thru Central America down thru south and back up. Yes I know an adv bike is what most people will do a trip like this on. I...
Forum: Americas 01-06-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By Digitdion
I hear what you are saying. 1000cc for me 2 up is...

I hear what you are saying. 1000cc for me 2 up is a must. Always the vstrom 1000 I suppose. I am a firm believer that with any vehicle it's better to have more power and riding it mellow than having...
Forum: Americas 01-06-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By Digitdion
Dual purpose or Sports Tourer for South America?

Hi All !
The wife and I have begun the early stages of planning for a bike trip through South America. We love our lives here in New Zealand but both feel the desire to get away from modern day...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,851
Posted By Digitdion
Well said my friend! I t,hunk you have hit the...

Well said my friend! I t,hunk you have hit the nail in the head,
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 74,029
Posted By Digitdion
I do emphisize with everyone who has had the...

I do emphisize with everyone who has had the issue with the so called mark of Scheberth. But I fail to see what the problem is. It's not a manufacturing fault. It's a fit issue. It is up to the...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By Digitdion
Great review and accurate. They are having to get...

Great review and accurate. They are having to get very picky to find any negatives.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 192,215
Posted By Digitdion
With the Klim stuff, I would be very careful...

With the Klim stuff, I would be very careful buying it without trying it on first. Sounds like you do not have a choice. So be prepared to send it back for a different size.
My experience is that...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,721
Posted By Digitdion
Merino is a very fine fibre. That means its soft...

Merino is a very fine fibre. That means its soft to touch. Not itchy on the skin. No problems wearing it next to the skin, unlike 'normal' wool which is itchy on the skin.
Because of the fine ness...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,721
Posted By Digitdion
Merino wool base layer is the only way to go! ...

Merino wool base layer is the only way to go!
Get on the web and read up about the benefits of it. It's all true.
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By Digitdion
Excellent service from these guys . Highly...

Excellent service from these guys . Highly recommended!
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By Digitdion
I can not comment on with one to get, but I can...

I can not comment on with one to get, but I can say that the C3 is a great helmet. It rocks!
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,057
Posted By Digitdion
Yep, gore tex all the way!

Yep, gore tex all the way!
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,795
Posted By Digitdion
I agree, a fantastic piece of kit. A notch above...

I agree, a fantastic piece of kit. A notch above other gear I tried. Quality all round
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,795
Posted By Digitdion
With Revzilla now selling Rukka in the USA, I...

With Revzilla now selling Rukka in the USA, I suspect many advrider inmates will suffer financial pain and get out and buy this stuff. Good on you Revzilla. Very smart move!
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,820
Posted By Digitdion
If you live in a climate where you get all sorts...

If you live in a climate where you get all sorts of weather, gore tex is the way to go.i just rode thru pissing it down cold rain for 3 hours and stayed dry as a bone. Beautiful! I certainly never...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,795
Posted By Digitdion
So glad I got the Rukka Armas. A great piece of...

So glad I got the Rukka Armas. A great piece of kit,all round! In regard to some of the comments on the lock out system. I think it's great. I think the fuss about it is because its different.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,820
Posted By Digitdion
:clap :clap Yep, I know the feeling.

:clap

:clap
Yep, I know the feeling.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,820
Posted By Digitdion
Whenever I got cheap gear, I ended up wet ,cold...

Whenever I got cheap gear, I ended up wet ,cold and uncomfortable. For me buying cheap is not trying to have more.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,820
Posted By Digitdion
Nudge nudge

Nudge nudge
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,820
Posted By Digitdion
For me, if I knew what I know now, I would have...

For me, if I knew what I know now, I would have gone for top end gear straight away. Would have saved some cash along the way. But I guess biking is a learning curve. You learn what your needs and...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,842
Posted By Digitdion
Best helmet ever!

Best helmet ever!
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Digitdion
It's the audio route that I feel I will head....

It's the audio route that I feel I will head. Thank you all for the info. Keep it coming more advice the better
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Digitdion
Radar detector notification device. What do you use?

Every time I look into getting a radar detector for the bike I get put off because of all the extra hassle involved with having one on the bike. My main concern is the type of notification device. My...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,797
Posted By Digitdion
Yep, you are correct

Yep, you are correct
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,645
Posted By Digitdion
In regard to sizing, I have found it best to make...

In regard to sizing, I have found it best to make no assumptions. So much variations between different brands and also different models within the same brand.I was just in the same situation as you....
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