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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By flinders_72
How about this

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Forum: Australia 05-22-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5,277
Views: 777,772
Posted By flinders_72
Here's another one of my GSX750 in central Aus...

Here's another one of my GSX750 in central Aus from 1984:

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp228/gummball4/GSX750Ed.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,729
Posted By flinders_72
Thanks again and sounds like you went to some...

Thanks again and sounds like you went to some trouble to do it properly. As for the extra fuse, I planned that when I was considering wiring directly from the battery and only made my mind up to take...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,729
Posted By flinders_72
Thanks for the reply. My bike is an RT-P which...

Thanks for the reply. My bike is an RT-P which apparently has a 15A rating for the aux sockets (compared with 5A for stock) so I was thinking of taking power from the rear of one of those instead of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,729
Posted By flinders_72
I know it's probably in here somewhere and I did...

I know it's probably in here somewhere and I did a search but came up with zip. Where are you guys wiring your 1150RT aux lights into? Straight into the high beam wire at the headlight, at the relay,...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By flinders_72
Similar but easily removable to be used as a...

Similar but easily removable to be used as a torch and they need to shine a long way down the road, preferably 300m+, as a spot. Of course if it would flood 300m+ down the road that would be even...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By flinders_72
I converted my Triumph Sprint to HID high beam...

I converted my Triumph Sprint to HID high beam (and swapped the two low beams for the one high beam and vice versa, with appropriate low beam cut off - I didn't see the sense in having two lights for...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By flinders_72
My trip into town is 30km one way and that will...

My trip into town is 30km one way and that will be where it's used and probably not much else, which is why I thought about having it usable outside the bike, ie, a torch. There's hardly ever any...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By flinders_72
Torch v LED driving lights

May be a stupid question but what would be the issues with using one of the newer powerful LED torches as a spot driving light? I understand battery life is one and it'd need to be fixed solidly and...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,126
Posted By flinders_72
Make sure you get the right type for your seat....

Make sure you get the right type for your seat. Also, if your seat isn't close to being the right shape for you an Airhawk won't fix it.
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 469,240
Posted By flinders_72
I think that camera has a plastic thread, which...

I think that camera has a plastic thread, which won't last long mounted like that on a bike. Mine (Fujifilm XP200) stripped out fairly quickly so I replaced it with a brass insert but I won't be...
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 297,538
Posted By flinders_72
I made a Ram mount base for my 1150RT that fitted...

I made a Ram mount base for my 1150RT that fitted between the risers and the risers and bars, if you get my drift. In other words the top plate is clamped between the bars and risers. I really only...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,277
Views: 777,772
Posted By flinders_72
Bellstaff jacket yes but Alpine Stars boots (blue...

Bellstaff jacket yes but Alpine Stars boots (blue to match my IT of course). You may have seen my face on a wanted poster!
Forum: Australia 04-29-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,220
Views: 522,789
Posted By flinders_72
Damaged 1200GS in Adelaide at Pickles Auctions...

Damaged 1200GS in Adelaide at Pickles Auctions coming up.
Description
04/14, BMW, R 1200 GS, Road, Cycle
Odometer
5,393 Kms. Showing on Odometer

...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,895
Posted By flinders_72
Awesome stuff!

Awesome stuff!
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,277
Views: 777,772
Posted By flinders_72
I was a dirt rider long before getting the GSX...

I was a dirt rider long before getting the GSX and had no probs with it at all. I remember going past an RACV convoy of 4wd tourists on the (then dirt) South Stuart Hwy and went past them like they...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5,277
Views: 777,772
Posted By flinders_72
http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp228/gummball4...

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp228/gummball4/IT425Ga.jpg

Twas mine back in the day. Leather tank cover otherwise stock IT425G. And this is still mine (pics from 1984ish):
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,074
Posted By flinders_72
I quite like the look of it as a...

I quite like the look of it as a runabout/commuter type but how small do they think our arses are?
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,729
Posted By flinders_72
The VStream Tall Touring screen on my R1150RT...

The VStream Tall Touring screen on my R1150RT does that. The wind hits me from the neck up on the low setting and clears my helmet at the high setting. I'm 1.83m (6') tall if that helps anybody and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,729
Posted By flinders_72
R1150RT Throttle Cover

Hi guys, I picked up an R1150RT yesterday and today decided to go dirt road riding (as you do on the first day you get your 'new' road tourer) and today this cover is missing.
...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 268,170
Posted By flinders_72
Actually (and I've never owned a KLR by the way)...

Actually (and I've never owned a KLR by the way) if you put the Aldi plastic guards in hot water and wedge them out with a stick you can mould them to suit fat legs. The 2 I bought were same size but...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 268,170
Posted By flinders_72
The Aldi cam has a 3 year warranty instead of 12...

The Aldi cam has a 3 year warranty instead of 12 months for the one in your link. IMO important when you're buying cheap stuff. Of course, if you crash then your camera isn't covered which is the...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,003
Posted By flinders_72
I've been riding on the road off and on for 36...

I've been riding on the road off and on for 36 years and never had my helmet checked for anything. I recently bought some stuff from the US and thought damn it I'll get them to throw in a helmet as...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3,220
Views: 522,789
Posted By flinders_72
2kg?

2kg?
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 268,170
Posted By flinders_72
There was a heap of stuff left at Aldi Horsham...

There was a heap of stuff left at Aldi Horsham (Vic) at closing time tonight (Saturday). It actually looked like none of it had been touched.

Just be aware that if you pick up the video cam...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,375
Posted By flinders_72
It does look awesome but how could you take...

It does look awesome but how could you take something that looks so good into the dirt? I'd leave it sitting in the living room.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-19-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 18,315
Posted By flinders_72
Looks nice without the stickers, looks better and...

Looks nice without the stickers, looks better and more trad with.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,862
Posted By flinders_72
Lots of Rsoles out there. I realise it's not...

Lots of Rsoles out there. I realise it's not always practical but if someone seems genuine and they're not too far away I'll meet them at their place and they can take the bike for a test from there.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-11-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,172
Posted By flinders_72
My second bike was a Bighorn. It was like your...

My second bike was a Bighorn. It was like your wrist was connected directly to the rear wheel. You turned the wrist and it just pulled like stink. Awesome torque!

Handling was non-existant.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-30-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,004
Posted By flinders_72
I had a DT250E back in the day and the stock...

I had a DT250E back in the day and the stock muffler was terribly restrictive. I swear it felt like twice the engine power with the muffler off and as above, it'd rev out nicely. I changed over to a...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By flinders_72
Isn't that why we have remote reservoir shocks,...

Isn't that why we have remote reservoir shocks, because the oil thins out as it gets hotter? Yes I realise shocks aren't forks but you know...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By flinders_72
Is anyone surprised this has been kept a secret?...

Is anyone surprised this has been kept a secret? $$$
Forum: 2 smokers 10-25-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By flinders_72
Looks like a DT400e or possibly f model. I had...

Looks like a DT400e or possibly f model. I had the 250e version back in the day and it was a great trail, ride around town and ride to school and work bike. A do it all bike. The 400 should be just...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,571
Posted By flinders_72
Better still popping corn and microwave...

Better still popping corn and microwave...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-23-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 384,590
Posted By flinders_72
Needs more cowbell

Needs more cowbell
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By flinders_72
I also have the Fly Trekker (bought from...

I also have the Fly Trekker (bought from Revzilla) and I like it apart from the face shield, which doesn't get completely out of the way when in the up position.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By flinders_72
That looks like a lot of fun. Great job!

That looks like a lot of fun. Great job!
Forum: 2 smokers 10-03-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 92,140
Posted By flinders_72
That makes sense - I used to ride my IT425G on...

That makes sense - I used to ride my IT425G on the road to get from home to all the good riding spots. Even lost my licence for speeding on it! It didn't have the 425 sticker so I told the cop it was...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By flinders_72
However, a 10 minute trip and $10 spent at an...

However, a 10 minute trip and $10 spent at an auto parts store might save a couple of hours of frustration and possibly a trip to the auto parts store and $10 anyway. But sure, check the bulbs first.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-02-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 92,140
Posted By flinders_72
All blue in Aus from memory. I've never seen a...

All blue in Aus from memory. I've never seen a white one but love it from the above pics. White seems to suit a lot of bikes.

I reckon the headlight in those pics is different (smaller) to what we...
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