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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,815
Posted By rat110
Then there was the young guy who got pissy that I...

Then there was the young guy who got pissy that I filtered to the front of the queue. It was 45*c today so I wasn't in the mood to fuck about in traffic.

He was 2nd in line, 3rd after I dispatched...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,815
Posted By rat110
Lane filtering has become legal recently in my...

Lane filtering has become legal recently in my state. Thank fuck for that. It saves me heaps of time.
Anyway, not everyone has gotten the memo. I was filtering on the main east/west motorway, not...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,939
Posted By rat110
Ffs. We are looking at $8k here in Australia.

Ffs. We are looking at $8k here in Australia.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 77,369
Posted By rat110
Yep you're exactly right. I haven't ride it yet...

Yep you're exactly right. I haven't ride it yet so I have no idea. I shouldn't have written that. They wet merely thoughts on what it may be like.

I'll take it out this arvo and put up a ride...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,108
Views: 542,914
Posted By rat110
I've just put mine back in. Around town its...

I've just put mine back in. Around town its fairly compliant. When you open the throttle the noise is al there :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 77,369
Posted By rat110
I'll take some tomorrow. If I remember I'll park...

I'll take some tomorrow. If I remember I'll park it next to the VFR for size comparison.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 77,369
Posted By rat110
So I went and had a sit and a look at the 390. I...

So I went and had a sit and a look at the 390. I missed the RC390 by a day :( It's the fully faired version of the 390. I'll be taking my gear to work tomrrow and taking it for a test ride after...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 77,369
Posted By rat110
I've looked and used the 300 ABS so they are...

I've looked and used the 300 ABS so they are compairable in that regard. The 300 ABS is $800 cheaper brand new ride away. An ex demo bike with 157kms on it is nearly $1700 cheaper ride away.

This...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 77,369
Posted By rat110
These are very few and far between in Sydney...

These are very few and far between in Sydney (Aust) however I have found one 25 minutes from my place that you can test ride. I'm interested in downsizing from the VFR to something smaller and...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By rat110
Gel pads for touring comfort

<hr style="color:#575757; background-color:#575757" size="1"> This may be the wrong spot, however I retrim bike seats and a friend of mine is wanting more comfort from her seat....
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,703
Posted By rat110
Lots of good replies here thanks. I won't be...

Lots of good replies here thanks.
I won't be buying till after we get back from europe as is not worth the bother if buying a bike to them let it sit for 3-4 months.
I haven't test ridden...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,046,211
Posted By rat110
I've installed a Stebel Nauticus on my VFR. I've...

I've installed a Stebel Nauticus on my VFR. I've used it 3 times in anger and OMG :rofl The drivers shit themselves. One guy nearly drove right through an intersection where I was suppposed to have...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,703
Posted By rat110
The desire to downsize

I own a 99 VFR800. Great bike, lots of fun and very capable.
However I don't feel like I have a connection with the bike any more. Time to move on I think. However I was thinking of getting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,815
Posted By rat110
In Australia we are allowed to get up to 13...

In Australia we are allowed to get up to 13 demerit points before our license is suspended.
We have double demerits over long weekends.

Being caught using your mobile whilst driving is 3 points...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,815
Posted By rat110
I was chatting to a random guy with 3 young kids....

I was chatting to a random guy with 3 young kids. The youngest was looking all over my bike for 'the truck' . He though my bike was bumblebee or something from transformers. I dunno. Haven't seen it....
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,108
Views: 542,914
Posted By rat110
I can't work your bike out. Looks like a 5th gen...

I can't work your bike out. Looks like a 5th gen (tank and side fairings) with a 5th gen rear wheel, but the rest is the later model (front, underseat exhaust etc).

Looks pretty neat though....
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,108
Views: 542,914
Posted By rat110
Thanks mate. I wasn't too sure on the yellow...

Thanks mate.
I wasn't too sure on the yellow rims when I was about to hand over the folding to the seller. I was going to paint them white. However I left it as it was and it really grew on me. It...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3,108
Views: 542,914
Posted By rat110
Which pic do you like better? First, altered one...

Which pic do you like better? First, altered one or the original? http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/20/epezurut.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,108
Views: 542,914
Posted By rat110
After 3 months off the road whilst I was waiting...

After 3 months off the road whilst I was waiting for a new stator, rr and battery is finally registered and on the road again. I just haven't had the time to fix it till recently. Now is fixed I have...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,942
Posted By rat110
Wonder who will be the first to retrofit that...

Wonder who will be the first to retrofit that blower to another bike. ..
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 257,826
Posted By rat110
You are an excellentwort and photography. Thanks...

You are an excellentwort and photography. Thanks for taking the time to share it all with us mate!
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/28/uzyba4a4.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 08-23-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By rat110
From Australia to the EU with a bike.

So, my wife and I have had enough of our current lives. We are selling our house, our cars and most of our possessions, quitting our jobs and going to live in Malta, France and Spain over a period of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,046,211
Posted By rat110
I went to a strangers house where my friend was...

I went to a strangers house where my friend was doing some work for them. My friend had a tool that I needed to replace the RR on my VFR. Anyway the owner of the house came out as did his mate. We...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,431,063
Posted By rat110
Today it's between 3 bikes. 07 MV Agusta...

Today it's between 3 bikes.
07 MV Agusta F41000s
Honda VTR1000 SP2
Honda CBR954 Fireblade.

So many decisions involved. So little money :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,305
Posted By rat110
I did a Triumph demo day in Sydney. I came...

I did a Triumph demo day in Sydney.
I came back all smiles. One of the sales staff asked what I thought about it (675). I said if I had the money I would buy one.
His reply was to smile and say...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,059
Posted By rat110
Bump from the past as I think it's a cool bike

Bump from the past as I think it's a cool bike
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,557
Posted By rat110
Yeah you could, but I don't want to run the risk...

Yeah you could, but I don't want to run the risk of getting caught. I've never been pulled over for a random inspection, however the day I do something dodgy is the day I get waved to the side of the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-20-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,557
Posted By rat110
Yeah that was on the cards. Im now thinking of...

Yeah that was on the cards.
Im now thinking of a similar project but to make it road legal here in Australia will be very difficult.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-20-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,557
Posted By rat110
My first bike was an 07 CT110. I ratted the shit...

My first bike was an 07 CT110. I ratted the shit out of that bike. I loved it.
It was good for about 120km/h, had michelin m45's on it and actually hooked around really well.
It caught fire after a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-19-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,557
Posted By rat110
The quickest and bestest bike resto on this site....

The quickest and bestest bike resto on this site. Well done!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,868
Posted By rat110
They put down some new white lines near me, and...

They put down some new white lines near me, and they must have put the wrong compound in the paint as it was uber slippery.
I pulled over to adjust my music volume into the break down lane and I...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By rat110
Thank you Splinters. I'll shoot him an email...

Thank you Splinters.
I'll shoot him an email soon.
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By rat110
Any automotive engineers here?

I have some questions about transplanting an older larger engine into a modern bike. This will be a NSW registered bike and I would like to know firstly if it's possible to install an older engine...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-29-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 111,706
Posted By rat110
Any more to report? I've really enjoyed reading...

Any more to report? I've really enjoyed reading this thread as it comes along. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 86,457
Posted By rat110
I have been content with my VFR800 power wise,...

I have been content with my VFR800 power wise, however the urge to upgrade has been grinding at me for some time.
Looking at upping to a litre bike but I have my worries, fears and doubts. :lol3
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,154
Posted By rat110
About $5.90usd per US gallon here in Sydney Aust.

About $5.90usd per US gallon here in Sydney Aust.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,046,211
Posted By rat110
'Lady' at work whom I have very little to do with...

'Lady' at work whom I have very little to do with as she doesn't fall within the scope of people that I need to deal with as part of my job. I don't like her as she is very rude and crass. Very in...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By rat110
No one with an F4 wants to chime in??

No one with an F4 wants to chime in??
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By rat110
MV Agusta F4 owners sign in

If you are an owner or previous owner of an F4 1000, post up here!
Add pics if you have them and tell us the great, the good and the bad.

I'm looking at them with an ever increasing lust :raabia
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,672
Posted By rat110
Commuting I stay in the 5000rpm sweet spot on the...

Commuting I stay in the 5000rpm sweet spot on the VFR800. It's not too high and if I need to hustle I just need to twist.
On the highway I sit in top gear if there is minimal traffic. Let the V4...
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