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Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By ciedema
I have done this, in both Canada and the US. In...

I have done this, in both Canada and the US. In the US I have registered in AZ using a local address. I know others who have done it in UT and AK. As others have said different states have...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,127
Posted By ciedema
So happy campers in NSW - you guys are now three...

So happy campers in NSW - you guys are now three months in. How is it all working out with the Lane Filtering? Drivers behaving themselves?
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 288,481
Posted By ciedema
I have similar problems caused by a failing...

I have similar problems caused by a failing battery.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,889
Posted By ciedema
To me the longer cranking time would be expected...

To me the longer cranking time would be expected behaviour as the system is effectively taking fuel out the system by running the pump in reverse.
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,127
Posted By ciedema
So Cockroaches - what has been the on ground...

So Cockroaches - what has been the on ground experience after the first week of operation?

Good, Bad, no different?
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By ciedema
There is a large Motorcycle Dealer in ChicoutImi ...

There is a large Motorcycle Dealer in ChicoutImi http://www.equipementsvilleneuve.com. They are nice guys and have some English speaking staff if you are French impaired like me. Pneus al la...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 650,629
Posted By ciedema
Only on the occasional weekend :( :cry Got...

Only on the occasional weekend :( :cry

Got back to Australia in March and the bike was about 4 weeks behind me. Been running a small IT Project since April.

I think I will try to fund...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 650,629
Posted By ciedema
Even though I ridden through there I am still...

Even though I ridden through there I am still jealous. The stuff a few days each side of Ottawa were probably the hardest stuff. Everything else was pretty straight forward.
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,415
Posted By ciedema
Yeah well .... :rofl Just read too many...

Yeah well .... :rofl

Just read too many threads that say if your trip doesn't cross boxes xy and z you are just try hard, especially if you make a TV show about it. So I decided to vent.

I...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,415
Posted By ciedema
If it is a bit of a piss take fine. But it just...

If it is a bit of a piss take fine. But it just sounds like a another one of those threads where the 'experts' lay shit on others cause they aren't hardcore enough.

I should add that plenty of...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,415
Posted By ciedema
Fuck me - another bunch of wankers going on about...

Fuck me - another bunch of wankers going on about what does and doesn't constitute a proper bike riding trip. Yep there are guys who have done tougher trips - but that was hardly the point. Just a...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,127
Posted By ciedema
I notice that eternal protester against anyone on...

I notice that eternal protester against anyone on two wheels (pushies and motorbikes) piped in with a completely nonsensical argument, "that pedestrians crossing in stationary traffic the run the...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 140,674
Posted By ciedema
Simple I will buy it from the both of you. :) ...

Simple I will buy it from the both of you. :)

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Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By ciedema
Petition: Save Queensland's motor sporting venues from restrictions or forced closure

Petition to prevent further closures of motorsport facilities:

Story: http://motorbikewriter.com/petition-preserve-motorsport-tracks/

Petition:...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By ciedema
I'm going with no also. My favourite tyre on the...

I'm going with no also. My favourite tyre on the big girl but I only get 2000-2,500 miles out a rear and maybe 3,000-3,500 from a front.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By ciedema
And it was cold - rode through there on Monday.

And it was cold - rode through there on Monday.
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 140,674
Posted By ciedema
That would actually make ADB a worthwhile...

That would actually make ADB a worthwhile purchase.
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,335
Posted By ciedema
Cheap enough that getting someone to turn one out...

Cheap enough that getting someone to turn one out is viable. :rofl
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,335
Posted By ciedema
Excellent - there hasn't been much to read since...

Excellent - there hasn't been much to read since the end of KLX700 thread.
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,489
Posted By ciedema
That is concerning - in this day and age any...

That is concerning - in this day and age any emergency service that is providing coverage for remote areas should have the ability to locate someone given a set co-ordinates in standard format (say...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 44,444
Posted By ciedema
http://ciedema.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mods-And-Re...

http://ciedema.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mods-And-Repairs/Misc-Blog-Pics/i-pRZS75K/0/L/10313832_678223038893206_6009938344040680572_n-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,779
Posted By ciedema
That is not in the Qld RR at all! I would have...

That is not in the Qld RR at all! I would have taken it to court. Look at this https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/CURRENT/T/TrantOpRURR09.pdf the relevant road rule is 270 and is on page...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,779
Posted By ciedema
Mmm I am thinking NSW where, IIRC, the 2006...

Mmm I am thinking NSW where, IIRC, the 2006 standard is the only one allowed.
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,779
Posted By ciedema
What state?

What state?
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,958
Posted By ciedema
If it needs to LAMs approved either DR650's or...

If it needs to LAMs approved either DR650's or maybe 625SX's. If you are tooling about in the US you need something that will sit on 120 easily. If you are happy plod about at lower speeds DRZ400's...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,779
Posted By ciedema
As many of you may be aware the Qld Government is...

As many of you may be aware the Qld Government is currently considering legislation to allow lane filtering and is asking for community feedback.

What has been missed in the bulk of coverage on...
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 140,674
Posted By ciedema
I come to this thread everytime there is a new...

I come to this thread everytime there is a new posting. I think the bike is fantastic and would love one as D/S sport bike. Realistically what would you re-engineer with factory resources? Maybe...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By ciedema
Is this permanent?

Is this permanent?
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,670
Posted By ciedema
This is a sad state of affairs - but I actually...

This is a sad state of affairs - but I actually agree with Phil here.

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Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,359
Posted By ciedema
No he means asymmetrical, i.e. the shape is...

No he means asymmetrical, i.e. the shape is different on each side - so the on the right clears the exhaust.

Symmetrical panniers (ie same both sides) hang out too far.
Forum: Australia 05-23-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 288,481
Posted By ciedema
I got mine from PowerCell (I was in the US at the...

I got mine from PowerCell (I was in the US at the time).
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,803
Posted By ciedema
Mine has 56k Miles (90,000 km) on it, still runs...

Mine has 56k Miles (90,000 km) on it, still runs fine. I would buy the bike in pics for 6,500US - In Australia this would fetch $12K
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 121,206
Posted By ciedema
Have look here...

Have look here http://www.jesseluggage.com/ktm1190.html, the bags aren't the same each side. IIRC Al mentioned they are same bags he uses for the Triumph 800's. The width at top is 8" or 11"...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By ciedema
The 'headlight' circuit on these runs a 55 Watt...

The 'headlight' circuit on these runs a 55 Watt headlight, 5W parking light, 5W Tail Light and 5W Licence display lamp (the indicators and brake lights are on a different circuit). That adds up to...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,670
Posted By ciedema
Not Scooter riders per-se but definitely learner...

Not Scooter riders per-se but definitely learner and provisional riders.

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Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,670
Posted By ciedema
That is what is in the discussion paper. ...

That is what is in the discussion paper.



Just my view of things - if the choice was between allowing curbside filtering and no filtering, I would go for curbside filtering to be allowed.


...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By ciedema
The existing lighting system has ample spare...

The existing lighting system has ample spare capacity to run these without resorting to a relay.
Forum: Australia 05-21-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,670
Posted By ciedema
A Couple of reasons: 1/ On an M/C you are...

A Couple of reasons:

1/ On an M/C you are going to be doing say 30ks, a car doing a left turn if you are curbside is going to serious damage if he sees you.

2/ Cars are going to have watch both...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,670
Posted By ciedema
Fill in the survey that Andy has linked to,...

Fill in the survey that Andy has linked to, making our views known can boost our chances of a positive result.

Interestingly the Queensland Proposal is talking about allowing curbside filtering,...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 19,471
Posted By ciedema
That is a fantastic build, excellent quality.

That is a fantastic build, excellent quality.
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