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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 36,697
Views: 9,600,543
Posted By Aussijussi
Looks like she just kept on leaning when it was...

Looks like she just kept on leaning when it was time to pick it up for the next turn, almost like she let it 'lay down', most likely she was looking at the front tire.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-26-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 36,697
Views: 9,600,543
Posted By Aussijussi
What do you mean, you wanna stop for a crap??

What do you mean, you wanna stop for a crap??
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,948
Posted By Aussijussi
I've got the Sinisalo ones, and even without the...

I've got the Sinisalo ones, and even without the grip heater, they keep your hands warm, who cares what they look like. A bloke on other forum reckoned he wouldn't be seen dead having them on his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 82,006
Posted By Aussijussi
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,531
Posted By Aussijussi
. I readily admit to doing the same, stupid or...

. I readily admit to doing the same, stupid or not, just can't help myself :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,900
Posted By Aussijussi
Laugh :DYeah, talk to myself all the time, not so much...

:DYeah, talk to myself all the time, not so much while riding, except the times I do something stupid, like going too wide in a turn, I'll call myself a fucking idiot or a dumb bastard, seems to help.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,027
Posted By Aussijussi
By the time I've gotten all my gear on, with a...

By the time I've gotten all my gear on, with a car I would probably be twenty miles down the road already :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By Aussijussi
I did mention about the spikes not being for...

I did mention about the spikes not being for road use.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By Aussijussi
With spikes I meant the ones they use for ice...

With spikes I meant the ones they use for ice racing, you can't use them on the road though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By Aussijussi
My advice to you, or anyone else interested in...

My advice to you, or anyone else interested in riding on icy roads, don't do it. Unless of course you have spikes on you tires, studs just aren't enough. I changed my car tires into the studded...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By Aussijussi
Try it without the killer, mine is as smooth as a...

Try it without the killer, mine is as smooth as a turbine straight through the rev range...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-09-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,384
Posted By Aussijussi
I don't see the point of this 1090 business at...

I don't see the point of this 1090 business at all. It's 50 hp down on 1190 and it weights as much. It can be "choked" down to 40hp, so a beginner who just got his license, can legally ride it,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By Aussijussi
I've got 06, I put in 2-1 exhaust, Wings can...

I've got 06, I put in 2-1 exhaust, Wings can without a db killer, akra mapping. While it's a bit on the loud side, it completely fixed the "rowing" between 3-5 thousand. It's thirsty though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,915
Posted By Aussijussi
Thanks mate. I'm lucky in that I already had...

Thanks mate. I'm lucky in that I already had riding and skiing as hobbies, both of which I have done since I was a kid. I used to do target shooting as well but I give it a miss now, literally!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,180
Posted By Aussijussi
I've got the 990 adv 06', and after testing the...

I've got the 990 adv 06', and after testing the 1190, I'd buy it in a blink of an eye. The handling with the 19/17 wheels was just fantastic, only to look at a corner and the bike was already...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,915
Posted By Aussijussi
I posted on this thread few years back, it's...

I posted on this thread few years back, it's good to see so many riders still active into their 70's and even 80's. I started riding in early 60's, I just turned 66. About six years ago, I had an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,448
Posted By Aussijussi
I often wondered about the same thing, people...

I often wondered about the same thing, people asking on the net, of all places, what sort of bike they should get, if its too powerful or vice versa. In my 50+ years of riding, I've never even...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,373
Posted By Aussijussi
I usually swap rides every two years, but my...

I usually swap rides every two years, but my current bike, 990 adv, I've had it now for eight years, I just love it, versatile do everything motorcycle.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By Aussijussi
I've got the 06' and it was not so much jerky,...

I've got the 06' and it was not so much jerky, but "rowing" between 4-6k rpm. I have now Wings single can on it, no db killer, and while it's a tad on loud side, it runs like a turbine. Just go ahead...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,361
Posted By Aussijussi
Good luck . I've had my 990 for just on...

Good luck

. I've had my 990 for just on 8 years now, 52000 miles without any strife. Sorry having to put mine into storage, winter is rising it's white head here, Finland
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,082
Posted By Aussijussi
The wonders of internet, everybody is an expert...

The wonders of internet, everybody is an expert on everything...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,361
Posted By Aussijussi
[QUOTE=JoeMongo;25272556]I owned a BMW R1150GS...

[QUOTE=JoeMongo;25272556]I owned a BMW R1150GS (std) for about 12 years, and loved it. It was a great long distance street touring bike. It was easy to maintain. It was as reliable as a granite...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By Aussijussi
Sidi

Sidi
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,738
Posted By Aussijussi
Laugh You made my day, I nearly pissed myself laughing.

You made my day, I nearly pissed myself laughing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,448
Posted By Aussijussi
The new Ktm 1190 adv, 150 hp with akrapovic...

The new Ktm 1190 adv, 150 hp with akrapovic exhaust, you'll never stop grinning ��
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,308
Posted By Aussijussi
I have the 21/18 wheels, and as I ride mostly...

I have the 21/18 wheels, and as I ride mostly blacktop, I wanted the bike to turn sharper through the twisties. I lowered the front about an inch, and it made a big difference. In fast sweepers, it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,587
Posted By Aussijussi
Yes, just loosen the upper and lower bolts on the...

Yes, just loosen the upper and lower bolts on the triple clamp. You might need a jack underneath the engine, so the forks don't slide too far up as they are much harder to get back down. Try maybe a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,587
Posted By Aussijussi
I did just that, I dropped the front, first about...

I did just that, I dropped the front, first about 10 mm, and then another 10 mm, all in all nearly an inch. What a difference! The bike drops into turns by just thinking of it. Iwas thinking of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,587
Posted By Aussijussi
To the op, it's sounding like not enough air in...

To the op, it's sounding like not enough air in the front tire. I ride a 990 adv, it had the scorps as OEM tire, and while it's probably the best compromise for dual sport tire. The build quality of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,738
Posted By Aussijussi
I've got a mate who's got two Peugeot scooters,...

I've got a mate who's got two Peugeot scooters, one of them has done 150000 km, and the other one 120000 km. One has studded tires on it, as he rides just about every day all year round. He reckons...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,587
Posted By Aussijussi
Pirelli scorpion front tire is known to handle...

Pirelli scorpion front tire is known to handle the way you describe, when they're worn, in fact all bike tires have a mind of their own after 5-8 thousand miles or so. If you want a top street...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,705
Posted By Aussijussi
I am talking about car tires on bikes, there no...

I am talking about car tires on bikes, there no law saying you can't use a different size tire than OEM. In lot of EU countries, they have an annual mot for bikes, we don't have that here, Finland...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,705
Posted By Aussijussi
It's called common sense.

It's called common sense.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,705
Posted By Aussijussi
It's your skin, good luck..

It's your skin, good luck..
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,705
Posted By Aussijussi
I don't know if anyone mentioned this before,...

I don't know if anyone mentioned this before, have taken into account other traffic on the road, cars, trucks etc, that might turn in front of you? I've ridden enough on ice to know the front wheel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,705
Posted By Aussijussi
I am just down the road from you, in Finland,...

I am just down the road from you, in Finland, and as many motorcycles as we have on the road in the summer, winter riding is non existent. In my opinion it's just not worth the risk. Stay on four...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,576
Posted By Aussijussi
Avoid them like a plague. Where I live, I can...

Avoid them like a plague. Where I live, I can always find an alternative route, the twistier the better. The 990 adv is not made for freeway riding, that's for sure.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 35,777
Posted By Aussijussi
Most of the roads I ride on, have no lane marking...

Most of the roads I ride on, have no lane marking at all so you have use common sense, where to pass. I seem to take less chances nowadays, must have something to do with age....
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,997
Posted By Aussijussi
Absolutely magic tire the trail attack 2

Absolutely magic tire the trail attack 2
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,360
Posted By Aussijussi
I've just put on a second pair of T/A's , I had a...

I've just put on a second pair of T/A's , I had a pair of avon am26 on untill now, as I couldn't get a/t at the time. I wasn't impressed with the avons. The T/A's are just fantastic, smooth and lots...
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