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Forum: Racing 01-02-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,119
Posted By slabbie
Dakar 2012 on youtube

Found a couple of links on youtube to full length (?) 28min episodes.

2012 Dakar - Destination Dakar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xbpe4eBt9ZU&feature=related

Dakar 2012 - Road Book ...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,239
Posted By slabbie
Wow, all the things I miss out on because I don't...

Wow, all the things I miss out on because I don't watch commercial (2, 7, 9, 10, 28, 31orwhatthesmegitisnow, foxtel) TV.
Forum: Australia 06-18-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 24,426
Posted By slabbie
Saw a blue one outside 5*yamaha in Hami Hill WA...

Saw a blue one outside 5*yamaha in Hami Hill WA last Friday, had a quick look at it, nice, but around 20K? No thanx.
Forum: Australia 02-22-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,591
Posted By slabbie
Haven't got that pain, not yet anyway, but have...

Haven't got that pain, not yet anyway, but have you tried to enlarge the grips with foam so you don't have to close the hands that much? Try that plumbing tubular foam from Bunnings or if it's to...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,919
Posted By slabbie
Wink Got about 2 minutes very light rain some weeks...

Got about 2 minutes very light rain some weeks ago down Freo way, by the time I got exited about the rain it was all over
Forum: Australia 02-03-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,768
Posted By slabbie
I recommend a DL650. Use my DL650 for mostly...

I recommend a DL650. Use my DL650 for mostly commuting, done over 24K in 2 years with no problems. 22ltr tank=450-500k range, (my average 23.6km/ltr) For reliability and how long a V-strom would last...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,482
Posted By slabbie
but the best part is, when you ride the very...

but the best part is, when you ride the very reliable v-strom, you got a big grin on your face, and it does not look ugly at all from the comfy seat. :evil
Forum: Australia 11-18-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,062
Posted By slabbie
You people over East can have some of our rain...

You people over East can have some of our rain and cooler weather, I've had enough of it.
Forum: Australia 11-17-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,484
Posted By slabbie
I got a dri-rider mesh jacket about 2 1/2 years...

I got a dri-rider mesh jacket about 2 1/2 years old for summer riding, still in one piece, no rips, might be an exeception to the rest? But from this post, when it does give up, I'll go for another...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,537,754
Posted By slabbie
Great effort Nath, best read I've had for a long...

Great effort Nath, best read I've had for a long time. Took just over 3 days read, best days I've ever had at work ;)
Forum: Australia 11-15-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,924
Posted By slabbie
I got a digital telly, but never watch free to...

I got a digital telly, but never watch free to air commercial TV. ABC does pixelate when it's bad weather, small power surge, birds farting etc, which is why 99% of what I watch on TV is programs I...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,730
Posted By slabbie
But have they fixed all the problems they had...

But have they fixed all the problems they had with those models, such as final drive failure etc ?
Forum: Australia 10-13-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,060
Posted By slabbie
Ah, clips from the Dakar. Can hardly wait for...

Ah, clips from the Dakar. Can hardly wait for January 2010, hope they'll show more than just the daily 1/2 hour on SBS.
Forum: Australia 10-08-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,917
Posted By slabbie
use firefox all the time at home, great with all...

use firefox all the time at home, great with all the plugins letting you save and convert youtube etc clips to harddrive. unfortunately in the shitpit it's still IE6, does not stop me browsing the...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By slabbie
photoshopped picture? this camera is actually...

photoshopped picture? this camera is actually visible from a distance and not a rear facing one.
Forum: Australia 10-01-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,442
Posted By slabbie
my my, that time of the month again? or perhaps...

my my, that time of the month again? or perhaps just a bit of sand?
Forum: Australia 09-30-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,442
Posted By slabbie
by any means series 2

Charley Boorman going from Sydney to Tokyo, on UK telly series 2 just started last weekend. Might make it to DVD down here sooner than on telly, just like series 1.
Forum: Australia 09-29-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By slabbie
Hi there. For more information about the v-strom...

Hi there. For more information about the v-strom 650 (Wee) and 1000 (Vee) look at www.stromtrooper.com (http://www.stromtrooper.com) There's an AUS forum there. Got a 650 myself, very happy with it.
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,997
Posted By slabbie
Know a fellow DL650 rider who got rid of the wind...

Know a fellow DL650 rider who got rid of the wind issue by putting on a tank bag.
Forum: Australia 09-16-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By slabbie
They've got rear facing 'life savers' that take a...

They've got rear facing 'life savers' that take a very good picture (don't ask me how I know that :evil ) so what's next, see your GP for a checkup and whoops, in goes the RFID in your arm?
Forum: Australia 09-16-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By slabbie
From the article: "Make it zero tolerance on the...

From the article: "Make it zero tolerance on the road everywhere," Terry Walker of the United Motorcycle Council of Queensland said."But certainly we'd support a zero limit for bikers because you...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By slabbie
If you are talking about the new yellow stuff,...

If you are talking about the new yellow stuff, yes I'm using it. It's more 'runny' when applied to a warm chain, but a bit of newspaper on the ground soaks it up. After that it's fine, and yes, it...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By slabbie
Got anakees on my DL650 at 15000km, great tires...

Got anakees on my DL650 at 15000km, great tires for summer and winter here in Perth. 5000km with them so far and no regrets.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,632
Posted By slabbie
Agree with the jacket sleeve over the glove. I...

Agree with the jacket sleeve over the glove. I use R-jay gloves with HIPOR. Weather proof for hours at a time in over 2 years since I bought them.
Forum: Australia 09-13-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,356
Posted By slabbie
went there sunday after the MAD ride with a few...

went there sunday after the MAD ride with a few other WA strom owners. very busy, some very nice stuff to look at, and a few nice bikes too ;)
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 09-01-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,950
Posted By slabbie
For short trips, go buy a small (10-14Amp hour)...

For short trips, go buy a small (10-14Amp hour) 12volt sealed gel battery, mount it safely to the bike and power the gps from that, then re-charge it when you get home. On longer runs, install a...
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