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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Today, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 229,687
Posted By K1W1
I think the meaning of linked is do the front and...

I think the meaning of linked is do the front and back brakes work together when one or other of the lever or pedal is operated. The answer to that question is no the brakes are independent of each...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Today, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By K1W1
Watched part 3.

Watched part 3.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By K1W1
Tip: The preflilter is oiled. When you are...

Tip:

The preflilter is oiled. When you are installing it keep it in a plastic bag (freezer bag works well) as a condom then just slide the bag off once it is in place. It saves getting a lot of...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By K1W1
Watched it 6 minutes after you posted it. :D

Watched it 6 minutes after you posted it. :D
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By K1W1
Watched part 1. Thanks for posting this.

Watched part 1. Thanks for posting this.
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 750,040
Posted By K1W1
Yeah but mine is a different colour and on the...

Yeah but mine is a different colour and on the other side of the bike. Mine also doubles as on board entertainment. You can spend hours watching the cable tie slide up and down the mirror stem as...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 750,040
Posted By K1W1
Well that should pay my R&D and tooling costs so...

Well that should pay my R&D and tooling costs so the next sale will put me into profit territory. :D
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 750,040
Posted By K1W1
Patented, trade marked and protected by law all...

Patented, trade marked and protected by law all around the world (and available from my eBay store for only $99.99 +p&p) the answer to what to do with your sunglasses/eyeglasses when you remove them...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-25-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 229,687
Posted By K1W1
I'm thinking that adding extensions to the...

I'm thinking that adding extensions to the factory front fender either home made or purchased may not be a great idea. The mounting of the front fender looks fairly flimsy and designed simply for the...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By K1W1
Forma Adventure

Forma Adventure
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By K1W1
My advice is don't wear a pack full of camera...

My advice is don't wear a pack full of camera gear on a motorcycle. Put the camera gear in a top box or pannier.
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By K1W1
No specific ideas but I have a Givi top box with...

No specific ideas but I have a Givi top box with a similar issue that it's had from day one (many years ago). Sometimes it releases and other times it doesn't. I have discovered the correct place to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-24-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By K1W1
The bottom of the City bag is solid and even...

The bottom of the City bag is solid and even though it doesn't show in the pics I posted above the bag itself does not touch the tank anywhere even when I have my DSLR and other junk inside it.
I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-24-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By K1W1
Love my Enduristan Monsson 3s on my Roadie. ...

Love my Enduristan Monsson 3s on my Roadie.
100% waterproof so that meets my major requirement for panniers.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8734/16587921824_62cbf4ea2a_c.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By K1W1
None that is noticeable. The only issue I have...

None that is noticeable. The only issue I have had with them in 8 years or so of use of various ones is that if you are riding with your collar open they will occasionally rub on the collar as you...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By K1W1
A day in bright sunlight and fresh air will kill...

A day in bright sunlight and fresh air will kill most if not all the mould. After that a simple wash should remove the evidence. For helmets I always use a washing liquid designed for wool and hand...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-24-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By K1W1
Mao pockets are for maps IMO. If you want to use...

Mao pockets are for maps IMO. If you want to use a GPS then use a dedicated one on a suitable bracket. SW Motech/Bags Connection actually make a bracket that mounts to the front of the City bag above...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-24-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By K1W1
SW Motech Quick Lock racks fit perfectly without...

SW Motech Quick Lock racks fit perfectly without any drilling can be removed in seconds if you want and gave pucks available to mount most major brands panniers.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By K1W1
You should be posting this in the Flea market...

You should be posting this in the Flea market section.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By K1W1
You could also rewire them so they are on a...

You could also rewire them so they are on a switched relay and can't draw power when the ignition is off. Having stuff like this running straight off tha battery is never a great idea.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-22-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 229,687
Posted By K1W1
Time and again I have taken cars in for service...

Time and again I have taken cars in for service before the light has come up (close to but before the actual day/milage) and the service indicator gas been reset without problems. It's only code in...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-22-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 229,687
Posted By K1W1
No it won't. If the dealer does their job...

No it won't.
If the dealer does their job correctly they will reset the service interval counter and the wrench will appear 14,000km or 12 months after the distance on the odometer on the day of...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By K1W1
This thread actually reminded me to ring my Forma...

This thread actually reminded me to ring my Forma dealer yesterday to talk about my left boot leaking. It's not under warranty it's had three fairly hard years but I was curious if there was a common...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,721
Posted By K1W1
There are moves here to make hi viz gear...

There are moves here to make hi viz gear compulsory on motorcycles. Already learners have to wear it and once they have people through the system who have worn it their whole riding life it will be...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By K1W1
I've walked (hiked more like it) miles in rough...

I've walked (hiked more like it) miles in rough terrain while wearing my Forma Adventures. Great boat, extremely comfortable on and off the bike. Shame the left one has started leaking after three...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-20-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By K1W1
SW Motech/Bags Connection "City" bag. The perfect...

SW Motech/Bags Connection "City" bag. The perfect Tiger bag IMO.

Side on.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7646/16826044096_7291db34e3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rCRSGy)

From above...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,941
Posted By K1W1
No one sort of helmet is neccessary all you need...

No one sort of helmet is neccessary all you need is the helmet to ticks the most boxes for you.
I have a dual sport (ADV) helmet and a traditional full face. Generally I prefer the more open view...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,672
Posted By K1W1
If you want to buy in Australia they are...

If you want to buy in Australia they are distributed here by a company called Spelean. Most serious outdoors stores sell them or at least have access to them. Paddy Pallin are quoting the 2L at...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By K1W1
The two things that are swaying me towards the...

The two things that are swaying me towards the Drift are the battery life and the ability to rotate the lens to ensure that the camera is level regardless of how it's mounted on the bike. Size to me...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-17-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 229,687
Posted By K1W1
All Scramblers are made in Thailand and always...

All Scramblers are made in Thailand and always have been going to be made in Thailand.
I suspect the "US models made in Italy" lie originated with dealers who were either ignorant or who were scared...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By K1W1
What he said. They will be dry overnight...

What he said. They will be dry overnight regardless of how wet they get.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,928
Posted By K1W1
I had an EXP on a Weestrom and loved the ride but...

I had an EXP on a Weestrom and loved the ride but it didn't last long. About 12,000 km (7000 miles ish) and it was stuffed. It went very square very quick I recall when it got to around 11000 km.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,000
Posted By K1W1
Don't leave home without it.

Don't leave home without it.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By K1W1
On the speakers? AFAIK there isn't any. I'm not...

On the speakers? AFAIK there isn't any. I'm not sure how speaker noise cancelling would work when there is an air gap between the speakers and your ears.
There is noise cancelling on the mic. When...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By K1W1
Yeah but they have Ability to share...

Yeah but they have

Ability to share videos/photos directly from Garmin VIRB mobile app

Isn't that what every teenager wants these days?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-13-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 796,132
Posted By K1W1
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8701/16513180733_80...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8701/16513180733_80c07a37ab_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/radnjD)
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By K1W1
The Formas are extremely comfortable and will...

The Formas are extremely comfortable and will give you as much protection as any boot that is mainly leather construction. If you want more protection you will have to go to a full MX style plastic...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-13-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 229,687
Posted By K1W1
There will be a 650 or 660 twin first.

There will be a 650 or 660 twin first.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By K1W1
Interestingly enough i was riding with a guy with...

Interestingly enough i was riding with a guy with one today (on a Bell full face).
He said that they are slow to react and can by disconcerting to use when light changes quickly such as riding...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By K1W1
The electronics are confused. Traction, no...

The electronics are confused. Traction, no traction, traction, no traction, traction, no traction, traction, no traction, traction in fractions of seconds. There are some things that the human brain...
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