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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-18-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By GEEZER5
Wink Nope, mine is a 2013 model 1190R that was...

Nope, mine is a 2013 model 1190R that was delivered to me in September 2013. All the spare fuse holders were empty.
Minor detail, still a great bike and at least a Dollar cheaper without these...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21,214
Views: 2,531,028
Posted By GEEZER5
2015 model

Hi Gents, does anyone know when the 2015 model 690R will reach Australia? Are there any changes as I want to order the Rally Raid kit for it and make sure everything fits.
The 2014 models sold out...
Forum: Vendors 09-17-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,057
Posted By GEEZER5
A solid looking piece of kit, very nice. How...

A solid looking piece of kit, very nice. How much? Do you post to Oz?
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,241
Posted By GEEZER5
Let me know if and when you are passing through...

Let me know if and when you are passing through Kalbarri so I can check out the bikes and buy you a beer. I am doing a similar trip next year so I will be following this thread with interest. ...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 26,173
Posted By GEEZER5
MODNROD, I totally agree with you about the...

MODNROD, I totally agree with you about the publicity of the event. To put it bluntly it has been awful. I live in Kalbarri and the safari use the town oval as their overnight bivouac. The first that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By GEEZER5
Hey Yellow pig what are the dimensions of the map...

Hey Yellow pig what are the dimensions of the map reader pocket? I am wondering if an i pad mini would fit. I have the beta plus rear bag and love the quality so I hope it does.
Cheers, Tony
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By GEEZER5
Thanks Bully1 I had better allow myself more...

Thanks Bully1
I had better allow myself more time for the ride if I have to keep swerving around all the Commodore parts that have fallen off.:rofl
If I can sort it out I will head out that way...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By GEEZER5
Hey Gerry, it sounds like you know the route you...

Hey Gerry, it sounds like you know the route you described quite well. Did you have any maps? If not where did you get the route from?
I live in Kalbarri and have stopped at Galena bridge for a...
Forum: Racing 06-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 65,350
Posted By GEEZER5
No worries Dave, just give me a yell. I'll...

No worries Dave, just give me a yell.
I'll send you a p.m with my number.

Tony
Forum: Racing 06-11-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 65,350
Posted By GEEZER5
Help

Hey Gents, I live in Kalbarri where the safari finishes this year. Your route goes from Geraldton then heads North so Kalbarri won't be too far away from some of the stages. If any of you need to...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,934
Posted By GEEZER5
UHD Tubes

As far as lubing H/D tubes the best liquid to use is Glycerine. I use it on my bikes and it is actually designed to lubricate rubber hoses. This
rubber hose is fitted inside a pump called a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,225
Posted By GEEZER5
My uni filter arrived this morning (Wednesday),...

My uni filter arrived this morning (Wednesday), great service as I only ordered it Sunday night. It looks a lot better than the standard one and for peace of mind it gives me, it more than...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 51,793
Posted By GEEZER5
Laugh Horn

What annoys me about my 1190R is ... I have only covered just over 2,000 km's on it and the first time I took it off road I kept hearing a tapping noise. I thought it was a padlock I had in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,408
Posted By GEEZER5
Steve, I can move back on the seat if necessary...

Steve, I can move back on the seat if necessary but from that angle it looks like it is quite far forward. The bag sits entirely on the pillion seat and the step in the seat and the stitching is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,408
Posted By GEEZER5
If I have done this right here is some pics of...

If I have done this right here is some pics of both wolfman bags on the 1190R. The only mod I done was to take off the pillion grab handles and put some spacers under the rack to bring it back to...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,419
Posted By GEEZER5
Hey Vince, I am also planning a similar trip to...

Hey Vince, I am also planning a similar trip to yourself but I will be leaving from Kalbarri, down to Geraldton and then to Mount Magnet and then I will be heading across to the Great Central Road...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,408
Posted By GEEZER5
Trail Joe, I have the 1190R with the wings shorty...

Trail Joe, I have the 1190R with the wings shorty exhaust so it comes no where near the exhaust. I think the 990 would be ok on the rear seat and back rack. I am sure someone will confirm this.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 32,229
Posted By GEEZER5
Has anyone thought of using a Triumph 675 street...

Has anyone thought of using a Triumph 675 street triple engine in a 690 chassis. Before I get lynched the power is excellent and the torque figures are excellent. With a bit of re-tuning, different...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,408
Posted By GEEZER5
Trail Joe, I like the quality of the wolfman beta...

Trail Joe, I like the quality of the wolfman beta plus. I think in the long term maybe the zip could be a weak point, but that is only my opinion and have no proof to back this up. I would definatly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,408
Posted By GEEZER5
The Giant loop was going to be my bag of choice...

The Giant loop was going to be my bag of choice but the price seemed a bit excessive/still does. I know they are quality items but I could not justify the outlay. I trolled the net and looked at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-15-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,555
Posted By GEEZER5
My 1190R went in for it's first service last...

My 1190R went in for it's first service last week. The mechanic said there were a few issues that were flagged for inspection when it was in for it's service. One of the issues he had to check was if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By GEEZER5
Would you need the dongle if you have to use 91...

Would you need the dongle if you have to use 91 octane fuel? I have come across a few remote servos that don't have 95 or 98.
Forum: Australia 09-30-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,484
Posted By GEEZER5
Damn, I live in Kalbarri. Would have been good to...

Damn, I live in Kalbarri. Would have been good to catch up with another inmate. Not sure if I see your bike or not, the luggage looks familiar ( Been looking at Great Basin luggage). Did you stay at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-20-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,685,182
Posted By GEEZER5
Hi Numbutt, I am in Western Australia, (although...

Hi Numbutt, I am in Western Australia, (although 600 k's North) so I was hoping delivery would be pretty quick . Been waiting just over 4 weeks but I was told it was going to be sooner so slightly...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-20-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,685,182
Posted By GEEZER5
Mine will be the first one he has seen/ let alone...

Mine will be the first one he has seen/ let alone sold.
It is the importer not the dealer who is programming it.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-20-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,685,182
Posted By GEEZER5
2 weeks to plug it into a laptop for 5 minutes. ...

2 weeks to plug it into a laptop for 5 minutes.
I wonder.
I'm just a bit peeved at having to wait so long.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-20-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,685,182
Posted By GEEZER5
Engine mapping of a1190R

Didn't know where else to post this, so here goes.
Ordered the 1190R from the dealers, waited, waited and waited. Finally been told it's now just going through customs. Fair enough.
Just been told...
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