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Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By AusGoFar
[QUOTE=richo360;26523968]AGF, Id reckon being...

[QUOTE=richo360;26523968]AGF, Id reckon being judicious with the right hand you could get 240 out of a tank?

Same - 240 is the most ill get with normal/conservative riding. Good effort to get...
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By AusGoFar
Hey Allan Ive heard on the forum, alot of...

Hey Allan

Ive heard on the forum, alot of blokes kept the plug and replaced the bike attached to it.
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By AusGoFar
Fuel

Same - Very consistently 20 kms per litre - probably could get 25 ks + a litre if i put a sail up in a tail wind, and pumped the tyres up to 50lb.
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By AusGoFar
Richo - Whats the most kms you reckon from the...

Richo - Whats the most kms you reckon from the standard 12l. ?
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By AusGoFar
Which model

Ive had the 2008 690, and currently have the 2012. I can tell you the extra 50 cc does make a significant difference, with a much sweeter torque curve. I was very happy with my sus on the 2008...
Forum: Australia 04-01-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By AusGoFar
We rode from Phnom Phen south to the coast, then...

We rode from Phnom Phen south to the coast, then round to the west coast the inland to Siem Rep - details see http://www.cambodiamotorbiketours.com/page.php?id=29

The water was a huge water...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By AusGoFar
I aint hard -

I aint hard -
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By AusGoFar
Airfare = $900, Tour including meals accom and...

Airfare = $900, Tour including meals accom and bike = $2500
spending money $1000, i reckon pretty good value for 10 days riding for $4400

YEP Took helmet, boots and kit from home.
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By AusGoFar
Riding Cambodia

Got back last week after riding two weeks with Cambodian Motorcycling Adventures. Great trip and awesome adventure - Highly recommended.


Part 1 Riding Video

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Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 48,655
Posted By AusGoFar
Hi Bigborett i may be a contender. Ive...

Hi Bigborett

i may be a contender. Ive camped and riden up that way a few times and its been a while since my last little desert ride. Ive just got back from 2 wks in Cambodia so have to sort...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,943
Posted By AusGoFar
Great RR. 690 in the High Country. Great...

Great RR.

690 in the High Country. Great combo.
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,994
Posted By AusGoFar
Wish i was going.

Wish i was going.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,017
Views: 979,014
Posted By AusGoFar
Vic High Country ride with Scott Britnell

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26023830#post26023830

Vic High Country ride just before the Aus long weekend
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-26-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By AusGoFar
Vic High Country Ride with Scott Britnell

(I preface this ride report saying that its unfortunately wordy for the fact that I left my GoPro mount at home and we did tend to ride rather than stop for photos – so will try to make it as brief...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,209
Posted By AusGoFar
Had a blast working there for a year in 91, ...

Had a blast working there for a year in 91, Then over the border in Irian Jaya ( even crazier ) in 93-94

http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Tools/i-K35qRx8/0/XL/IMG_0458-L.jpg


They use some big...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 20,252
Posted By AusGoFar
Just came back from 500 ks plus of Vic High...

Just came back from 500 ks plus of Vic High Country caning on new set of MotoOz Tractionator Dessert HT's. Impressively hardy and great traction.

Fitted them myself - and once on the track...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,984
Posted By AusGoFar
For those thirsting for more vision on on the...

For those thirsting for more vision on on the Dakar - theres some good additional footage daily on Redbull Extras http://www.redbull.tv/episodes/1420226651748-366210319/day-4-january-7th#autostart
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 616,055
Posted By AusGoFar
ive owned both the 08 and now run the 12 model. ...

ive owned both the 08 and now run the 12 model. The 12 has noticeably more torque which is magnificent. Im unaware of a difference in turning circles ?. if there is a difference - it's never...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By AusGoFar
Melb weekend ride 13/14 Dec

Thinking of a getting in a weekend ride prior to Christmas.

No firm plans yet - but hopefully a Friday night departure and camping out the Fri and Sat nights. Possibly taking advantage of some...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 48,655
Posted By AusGoFar
I also see first hand the senseless damage of...

I also see first hand the senseless damage of clear felling in the area, I think a national park would help preserve the area
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,134
Posted By AusGoFar
[QUOTE=Mudguts;25478562]Try well over 120 I was...

[QUOTE=Mudguts;25478562]Try well over 120 I was behind him , Frickin scary are over in an instant.

I was there behind Camo as well. Scary moment
...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By AusGoFar
The journal spans 3+ years so not possible to...

The journal spans 3+ years so not possible to post here.


But ... for you ...one more fascinating entry

11th August 1916.
Carrying rations to B Company in the front line at 8 am and again...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By AusGoFar
i am forturnate to have an amazing journal...

i am forturnate to have an amazing journal written by my grand father who fort in WW1 1915 - 1918 and survived.

Here's a post from 99years ago before leaving for Egypt then France.

...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 616,055
Posted By AusGoFar
Richo Youve gone too far. It simply...

Richo

Youve gone too far.

It simply could be left at.. WTF would you?
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-28-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By AusGoFar
Nice one Darren. Great ride by the looks. ...

Nice one Darren. Great ride by the looks. Sounds like its time for some work on the lighting.

recently fitted a 6inch LED light bar to my 690 with great results
...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By AusGoFar
I use them every ride - all rides. Used...

I use them every ride - all rides.

Used to use the legging socks under them - but they always eventually fell down. I use the Aldi long johns under them now with outstanding results. ...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 33,297
Posted By AusGoFar
What would happen if this one was put close to...

What would happen if this one was put close to this one


http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-May-Richo-ride/i-CPkzpxG/0/X2/DSC_0452-X2.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By AusGoFar
I might go riding this weekend with Richo

I might go riding this weekend with Richo
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,964
Posted By AusGoFar
Can this be correct ? Power = 35kw ??? ...

Can this be correct ?

Power = 35kw ???

Stock KTM 690 49kW for 139kgs.
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 616,055
Posted By AusGoFar
My 2012 690 with a Vortex and mapping pretty much...

My 2012 690 with a Vortex and mapping pretty much averages 20km per litre. Fuel light will generally come on 180 - 200km mark and have 40 - 60k from reserve.


The main factors on economy are 1)...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By AusGoFar
Melb ride 10th October

Any one still interested in a weekend ride

Departing Melbourne Friday night ( test out the HIDs and LED light bars) 10 Oct (night after full moon ) Say meet at Warby 7pm.
Friday - Ride
Sat ...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,854
Posted By AusGoFar
Rode up to Woodspoint last wednesday night, Left...

Rode up to Woodspoint last wednesday night, Left home at 6.30pm and got to WP pub at 9:20pm. Had a chicken snitzel and a couple of beers with Richo - pub empty other than us.

On the way up saw...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By AusGoFar
Im inclined (no pun intended) to agree. My...

Im inclined (no pun intended) to agree. My front was bouncing around a lot and a bit too light to keep a straight course at times. - Im dead keen on getting the CH rack.
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By AusGoFar
Ever done a backwards flip with bike on a hill

Had last Thursday off and did a ride with Richo and Beefer. We were heading out of Licola - magnificent morning - and were headed up to Tamboritha to check out Moroka Rd track. But passing the...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By AusGoFar
Hi Craig - yep its on. This ride is open...

Hi Craig - yep its on.

This ride is open to those wanting to improve their ADV skills and will be of the standard of say the BMW enduro safari. Riders with a decent bike and knobbies should...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,723
Posted By AusGoFar
Is a young adventurer rider some one who is under...

Is a young adventurer rider some one who is under the age of 45yo ?
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,542
Posted By AusGoFar
Great RR, Thanks, So different to Victoria, ...

Great RR, Thanks, So different to Victoria, but so keen to get up there one day.
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By AusGoFar
Ar come on Bruce You can ride and review...

Ar come on Bruce You can ride and review later. I reckon the ride will be best with a couple of easy loops. Details to follow.
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By AusGoFar
Oh yeah - who f*cken reckons my bikes too...

Oh yeah - who f*cken reckons my bikes too small

http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Talbotville-Rally/i-dm9ZNfz/0/X2/IMG_2702-X2.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By AusGoFar
ADV Melb ride 10 October

ADVRider is a bit lacking in ride planning at the moment. Lots of chat about bikes and setups - well what about a weekend ride to test out those builds.

Im thinking a high country ride three...
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