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Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2013, 04:14 AM
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Not much available yet in SA, but managed to get...

Not much available yet in SA, but managed to get the following:

- SW Motech adjustable wide foot pegs: I like this, because my off-road boats catch my seat (which is set on high). You can drop...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,743
Plug it in!! :wink:

Plug it in!! :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,743
:rofl Sien nou eers jy is van Slummies....

:rofl

Sien nou eers jy is van Slummies. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11,394
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Here are some pictures and descriptions,...

Here are some pictures and descriptions, apologies for the Afrikaans, use Google translator. :wink:

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=125301.0
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11,394
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Your mate must be careful of damaging his 1190's...

Your mate must be careful of damaging his 1190's front rim. They are soft and ding easy, resulting in rapid air loss. :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11,394
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That was my experience on last Saturday. Don't...

That was my experience on last Saturday. Don't know if it is new or not. But I like it like that, because when I use the bike when instructing, I want to switch ABS off completely and keep it off...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11,394
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I concur with you, with the Enduro Pro plug...

I concur with you, with the Enduro Pro plug inserted, the settings remain as you set it. I switched off the ABS and traction control manually whilst keeping the bike in "Dynamic" mode. The ABS and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,743
Here in South Africa the bikes were on the dealer...

Here in South Africa the bikes were on the dealer floors and on the roads before the media launch. This only happened last week, and most mags here will run the report in their June issue.


Sent...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,743
Thanks NLS, I know but there are so many...

Thanks NLS, I know but there are so many "stories" on the new GS and the tank slapper, that I wanted to find out how true it is. And I realized that there is no real truth in those "stories".

But...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,743
Hi guys, Here are my initial thoughts:...

Hi guys,

Here are my initial thoughts: http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=125255.msg2419945#msg2419945


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Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11,394
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Dude, You jumped away from your shadow!?!?...

Dude,

You jumped away from your shadow!?!? :eek1

Nice hight. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,743
If you experience a tank slapper, you are not...

If you experience a tank slapper, you are not high enough!! :deal:deal

http://i718.photobucket.com/albums/ww184/ryperd/jan1.jpg
Forum: Australia 01-04-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
Hi guys Thanks for the feedback / answers....

Hi guys

Thanks for the feedback / answers. We are back in SA and I must say Aus impressed us!


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Forum: Australia 12-27-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
Vakansie. ;-) Sent from my iPad using...

Vakansie. ;-)


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Forum: Australia 12-26-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
. Ag nee man, was daar gister. Het by...

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Ag nee man, was daar gister. Het by Carounda (sp?) gaan swem


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Forum: Australia 12-26-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
With your vast country and long distances between...

With your vast country and long distances between towns/cities, I would thought the BMW 1200 GSA would be a popular touring bike with dirt road capabilities. Is adventure bike touring not a fav...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
Thanks for the honest answers guys. Is the...

Thanks for the honest answers guys.

Is the biking industry a growing industry is AUS? Meaning, is there plenty of work opportunities? In SA the market is declining, as biking is seen as a luxury,...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
The WINE!!!! Whahahahaaaa... Sent from...

The WINE!!!! Whahahahaaaa...


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Forum: Australia 12-20-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
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We were in Melbourne a few days, and I just loved...

We were in Melbourne a few days, and I just loved it. The country side out to the Yarra valley is mamzing!!

I would give a liver to go ride there on a adv bike.


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Forum: Australia 12-20-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
Hahahaaa... Great, thanks guys. Sorry for...

Hahahaaa...

Great, thanks guys. Sorry for laughing, but its for the "Aussies love sport..." bit.

In SA we are allowed to lane split, which must contribute to the more bikes on the commuter run....
Forum: Australia 12-20-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
A South African asking a few questions

Hi guys,

I'm currently visiting Australia (Brisbane & Melbourne) and saw very few bikes on the roads. This made me wonder:

1) is commuting with your bike not safe/recommended/unheard off?

I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,308
Thanks for confirming what I know - the SE it...

Thanks for confirming what I know - the SE it will be! :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
I thought about the 800XC, but in South Africa...

I thought about the 800XC, but in South Africa there are not many Triumph dealers, not to mention going accross the borders. Serviceability and parts availability plays important role.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
BMW 800GS or KTM 950 SE?!?!?!

I recently sold my 950 Adv S, and am in the market for a replacement bike. It seems that the 800 GS / 950 SE's 2nd hand prices are fairly similar, thus in my prize bracket.

I've ridden a 950 SE,...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,308
BMW 800GS or KTM 950 SE?!?!?!

I recently sold my 950 Adv S, and am in the market for a replacement bike. It seems that the 800 GS / 950 SE's 2nd hand prices are fairly similar, thus in my prize bracket.

I've ridden a 950 SE,...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
I bought Superplush 0.56 front springs from...

I bought Superplush 0.56 front springs from www.ktmtwins.com (http://www.ktmtwins.com), had it shipped to RSA, total cost around R2000 (about 1 year ago).

Had Louis from Ultimate Performance (KTM...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,110
I'm all :ear My '05 looks similar to yours...

I'm all :ear

My '05 looks similar to yours before the "Pimping", and I need to make a call. Sell of pimp...:cry

I think pimp it will be!! :deal:evil
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
We measured the sag, and it is 50 mm.

We measured the sag, and it is 50 mm.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Question Help! Need urgent advice!!!

Hi guys,

Posting from sunny South Africa (yea, middle winter and we have a high forecasted of 25 degrees C :evil )

Anyway, enough on the weather.

I recently bought Super Plus .54 front...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,753
Question Custom paint job - 950 Adv S

I want to repaint my 950 Adv S (2005 model blue & orange), but do not want the usual Red Bull / Repsol jobbies. So please post pictures of your custom paint job, or suggest what you would do if you...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Thumb Laying down some Trax in the Country

Hi,

I haven't posted here for quite a while and seems to struggle to post pictures. But here is a link to a recent training course I attended.

Enjoy :evil
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Yes, it's a adventure bike training session. I...

Yes, it's a adventure bike training session. I recon if you can, you must attend a riding school of some sorts.

Me, I like to learn. Only way to improve.

1 thing thou, the 950 does not turn...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Tx, Everytime I get on the :D starts from...

Tx,

Everytime I get on the :D starts from scratch, I'll never get used to the growl from the Akra's & V!! :ear

Compared to my 1200GS - apples vs grapes, two different bikes for different...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Laugh KTM 950 Adv S - 1year

So I have the 950 for 1 year now, and all I can say is -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=an1LqennDBQ

:evil
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
On our way back from Verneukpan, we rode through...

On our way back from Verneukpan, we rode through numerous swarms of grasshoppers - man do you hurt when you hit them @ 90km/h plus :eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Thanks. What pre filter is recommended?

Thanks. What pre filter is recommended?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Except for the fact that the aftermarket filter...

Except for the fact that the aftermarket filter is washable, is it really that much of an improvement over the OEM?

Reason for asking all this - bike's going for 22500km service next week. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Question Aftermarket airfilter for 950 Adv S

Is it worht it to replace the OEM with an aftermarket airfilter? Will it affect the life of the motor?
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Wink Our Norhern Cape Adventure trip - Easter

Marina & I decided to go on an adventure trip this past Easter weekend to the Northern Cape, for some soul searching.

We left Thursday 06:30 with no final route planned. Our goal was to visit as...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2007, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Thumb Kings Mountain Level 2 off road training weekend

I couldn't wait to get out of the office last week Friday. I was on my way to Kings Mountain, Level 2 off road course, and I was soooooo looking forward to it. We were a nice group, 6 on course of...
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