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Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By Trevor S
I am still considering it, in the last week I...

I am still considering it, in the last week I would have used it about 4 times and smiled each time, I probably would have used it more, just for the sheer fun :) I forgot to mention no incentives...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By Trevor S
Just an update, I managed to get up to the Gold...

Just an update, I managed to get up to the Gold Coast last weekend and have a demo on the Zero SR (the others were on display but not available to demo). Have to say, it's been a loooong time since...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By Trevor S
Zero DS ebike

Loong time no post. Not even sure this is the best forum ? Many years ago I up and sold my BMW GS1150 Adv, KTM 640Adv. and Husky 450. Moved to a rural area of Northern NSW, Australia and have been...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,655
Posted By Trevor S
None, sorry but then no guys have inspired me...

None, sorry but then no guys have inspired me either :D

I did take these two "gals" through the back blocks of my old stomping ground back a few years ago. One was from Germany, the other...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By Trevor S
Thanks ! Another one fixed ...

Thanks !

Another one fixed

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57552

and another

that's enough for the night
Forum: Australia 05-01-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By Trevor S
another fixed... fark this is slow, going in...

another fixed... fark this is slow, going in reverse chronological order at the moment.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=117791

and another
...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5,093
Views: 527,830
Posted By Trevor S
Fair point, I only know of 3 690's owners...

Fair point, I only know of 3 690's owners (indirectly), they all have problems and was wondering if that was a fair representation of the bike (ie 100% of the ones I know have issues) or they were...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5,093
Views: 527,830
Posted By Trevor S
HI guys Thinking of getting a 690 R but they...

HI guys

Thinking of getting a 690 R but they seem replete with niggly problems ? EFI related, bolts breaking etc etc etc ? would that be a fair assessment ? and you guys have one mostly for the...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By Trevor S
I tried too but it spits the dummy about not...

I tried too but it spits the dummy about not having a valid birth date... I have no intention of telling it that, so you will have to 'scuse the lack of accurate geography.
Forum: Australia 04-30-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By Trevor S
on a roll but that's enough for today ! ...

on a roll but that's enough for today !

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=107857
Forum: Australia 04-30-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By Trevor S
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=164053

One down, 500 to go :p3rry

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53103

Another one down, 499 to go !

Another one bites the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,503
Posted By Trevor S
Finally got around to fixing them , better late...

Finally got around to fixing them , better late then never

but never finished the ride report.. got lazy I guess !
Forum: Australia 04-29-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By Trevor S
You still around :) Still selling GPS's ? ...

You still around :) Still selling GPS's ?



Any day now huh ? is that like the 690 Adventure ? Will have a look though, thanks




Yeah, I should fix the links to the pics in those ride...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By Trevor S
Had one of those, well an earlier model......

Had one of those, well an earlier model... TE-610-E, snapped the frame, destroyed the rear hub, other then that it was a good bike :) Here it is with me on Fraser Island
...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By Trevor S
Older hand seeks new information :)

Long time no chat... Old hands may remember me ?

eg a pic below of me in the Simpson Desert
...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2007, 04:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,899
Posted By Trevor S
Grab a copy of GIMP, it's free and very very...

Grab a copy of GIMP, it's free and very very powerful bit of photo software albiet not in the same league as the current Photoshop.

http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/ <---installer download
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,248
Posted By Trevor S
I have owned the older 610-E (01 model) and an XR...

I have owned the older 610-E (01 model) and an XR 600 and ridden XR650's... imo reading your post, the 610-E is the way to go. The new models have fixed the shortcoming of the older models, a little...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,945
Posted By Trevor S
Getting my crystal ball out, the way land mangers...

Getting my crystal ball out, the way land mangers are closing access to areas hand over foot that suit enduro style bikes, this style of riding will either die out to be replaced by more adventure...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2007, 03:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By Trevor S
Selective availability was removed by Bill...

Selective availability was removed by Bill Clinton, bless 'im :)

On anything but steepish gradients and when running straight line speeds I would trust the GPS (Assumg you have a decent # of...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2007, 02:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By Trevor S
I disagree... I musn't understand what you mean...

I disagree... I musn't understand what you mean though... If you have a big tank you know you don't have to fill it up and carry that "extra weight" ? If you have a small tank it's a pain to carry...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,063
Posted By Trevor S
They often don't have the parts I want, when they...

They often don't have the parts I want, when they do it takes months on backorder. I won't complain if they close at all, they need to awaken to the fact there is worldwide competition, it will get...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,671
Posted By Trevor S
I can only agree... Where do we start, that's...

I can only agree... Where do we start, that's easy, NOT vote Labor / Liberal/National etal. At minimum it will create a shock that starts a transition.

As an aside, on States ... I thought the...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By Trevor S
A mate has his 250 fitted with an Acerbis tank...

A mate has his 250 fitted with an Acerbis tank from an XR 400, only very minor mods needed. 20+ litres from memory.
Forum: Australia 03-13-2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By Trevor S
He's talking about Aqualine....

He's talking about Aqualine. http://www.safaritanks.com.au/

As of three weeks ago they do not have a tank, only a prototype that they need to fix, maybe Ross knows more or has heard something...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2007, 05:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,671
Posted By Trevor S
Abolish the State governemnts as a starting...

Abolish the State governemnts as a starting point. It's interesing that the parochialism of WA is bought up about them producing more GDP then they get back. Where do you draw the line (pun...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2007, 04:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By Trevor S
Nahh, been doing a lot of mountain bike riding,...

Nahh, been doing a lot of mountain bike riding, good for my fitness (lost 25 kg so far) , gets me out into the bush and access is so much easier then on a dirt bike, good for the environment as well...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2007, 04:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By Trevor S
Since when ? Three weeks ago they wern't, they...

Since when ? Three weeks ago they wern't, they have gone back to the drawing board to fix problems with the design I was told.



I disagree, there is no debate, try riding across the Simpson...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By Trevor S
I too am interested in the 950SE as a replacement...

I too am interested in the 950SE as a replacement for my recently departed 640 Adv but with no Aus Safari tank available until who the hell knows when, I have put the project on hold, I need 400 -...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Trevor S
?? Unless they changed the guard from '02 --> 04...

?? Unless they changed the guard from '02 --> 04 the throttle lock installed and worked fine, no problems with the hand guard at all ? Worked well and installed in about 20 secs.

Speaking of...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By Trevor S
Velcro.

Velcro.
Forum: Australia 03-06-2007, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By Trevor S
I went Birdsville --> Mt Dare, on a '05 640 Adv,...

I went Birdsville --> Mt Dare, on a '05 640 Adv, late 2006, my suggestion, carry 15l.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=164053

Depending where you are going after that you can...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By Trevor S
+1 there. The Quik-Straps are more important...

+1 there. The Quik-Straps are more important then the brand of goggles for those of us wearing glass's (IMO). I am running a pair of Oakleys goggles, with Quik-Straps on a Fox V3 at the moment.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-03-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By Trevor S
It craps all over XP. I thought XP was a cartoon...

It craps all over XP. I thought XP was a cartoon front end on W2K. Vista is a definite improvement on XP, the main thing I disagree with is the ability to disable the UAC, which kinda defeats the...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,542
Posted By Trevor S
Not my intent but there ya go. Lots of bikes I...

Not my intent but there ya go. Lots of bikes I don't like, the DR650 is one of them, for the reasons I outlined. Why my dislike bugs you is beyond me ? If you like the bike, that's great, lots of...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,369
Posted By Trevor S
Isn't that when you pull the maps out and do a...

Isn't that when you pull the maps out and do a route plan to make sure there are no boring miles, string a hole heap of interesting trails and tracks together or spend time finding new ones, thats...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By Trevor S
950SE, is it going to continue ?

Will they keep the 950SE or will it to go to an FI 990 bike in the near future or die off ?

After recently selling my BMW 1150 GS-A and KTM 640 Adv I am sans a bigger bike (still have my Husky...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2007, 04:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,113
Posted By Trevor S
1/2 your luck, they gave me nothing but grief and...

1/2 your luck, they gave me nothing but grief and silence.

They gave another mate a replacement Behr that lasted... one ride.. he gave up after that and came on board with the SUN, the third...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By Trevor S
What do you want to do ? Up here you need 400km...

What do you want to do ? Up here you need 400km range (minimum and better with 500km) IMO, 9X0 will not cut the mustard, still no tank, they (Safari) have gone back to the drawing board AFAIK. I...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,113
Posted By Trevor S
Good lord no :evil Just being pragmatic :wink:

Good lord no :evil Just being pragmatic :wink:
Forum: Australia 02-27-2007, 03:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,113
Posted By Trevor S
Fuck KTM and their fucked rims :) I tired really...

Fuck KTM and their fucked rims :) I tired really hard to avoid edges etc knowing the rim was soft but even modifying my riding style didn't help.

640s have the same problem, I decided on a SUN...
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