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Forum: Australia 05-11-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By Captn Spock
I am in the northern areas but will help if...

I am in the northern areas but will help if you're absolutely hanging out for something and nobody else closer is willing to help...:D
Forum: Australia 05-10-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By Captn Spock
Understandable but it is good that the money is...

Understandable but it is good that the money is going towards something like a house...an asset your family will enjoy for years to come. 990s will come and go mate. Good luck with the house :freaky
Forum: Australia 05-10-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By Captn Spock
sorry to know. why did you have to sell?

sorry to know. why did you have to sell?
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-10-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By Captn Spock
at the risk of sounding politically biased and...

at the risk of sounding politically biased and wrong. I'd say you're better off doing more research about it than less. Pakistan is a troubled state with poverty, crime and links to extremist groups....
Forum: Australia 05-10-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,604
Posted By Captn Spock
thats a harsh assessment; bordering on stupidity....

thats a harsh assessment; bordering on stupidity.

perhaps get another joint to do a rwc? I dont see how that seat makes the bike not roadworthy. :eek1
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,008
Posted By Captn Spock
fixed! :D:rofl

fixed! :D:rofl
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,008
Posted By Captn Spock
okay no probs. Thought it was worth asking. looks...

okay no probs. Thought it was worth asking. looks like its been asked already.
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,008
Posted By Captn Spock
nice

Looks like we got 10 people already. does anybody think we can get more discount (ie 15%?) if we get a total of 20? I dont think it'll be hard to get 20 on this site.

Sorry, just wondering. I am a...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,711
Posted By Captn Spock
Thanks mate. Post a link of the new thread here...

Thanks mate. Post a link of the new thread here maybe?
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,711
Posted By Captn Spock
yeah! count me in

yeah! count me in
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,152
Posted By Captn Spock
hmm. interesting. I was just about to purchase...

hmm. interesting. I was just about to purchase Forma boots myself thinking they were waterproof... interesting to see where this thread goes:lurk
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,773
Posted By Captn Spock
glad to know the rider is well and on the way to...

glad to know the rider is well and on the way to recovery. Also good to see the SPOT GPS help calls were received promptly...relatively.

Rider in question - get well soon. hope your BMW is...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 408,402
Posted By Captn Spock
can anyone tell me the recommended tyre pressure...

can anyone tell me the recommended tyre pressure for these tyres on a weestrom? assume solo riding with light luggage.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 361,335
Posted By Captn Spock
finally a thread on advrider I can contribute...

finally a thread on advrider I can contribute to...

Here is a photo of my first and (so far) the only drop on the strom... it was slippery and I didnt take the best line into the slush...
...
Forum: Australia 04-20-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Captn Spock
ill be riding with some others around the alpine...

ill be riding with some others around the alpine areas on the same dates... enjoy :freaky
Forum: Australia 04-17-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 19,093
Posted By Captn Spock
okay i tried to look for the answer on many pages...

okay i tried to look for the answer on many pages but couldnt see it.

is this a 3 day ride or sat/sun only? And are there any hotel beds left?
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 408,402
Posted By Captn Spock
thanks guys. that's helpful

thanks guys. that's helpful
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 408,402
Posted By Captn Spock
Okay. For those who know better, can anyone tell...

Okay. For those who know better, can anyone tell me if this is the bias ply or the radial version? http://www.jakewilson.com/p/52/-/345/1468/-/34609/Shinko-705-Rear-Dual-Sport-Motorcycle-Tire

I...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 408,402
Posted By Captn Spock
sorry to ask again if it has been asked already. ...

sorry to ask again if it has been asked already.

I am considering these for my vstrom. I've heard delamination issues on the cross ply version of the tyre (the cheaper version). Whats the...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Captn Spock
if you dont find anyone else, let me know. I am...

if you dont find anyone else, let me know. I am very close to Bundoora.
Forum: Australia 02-16-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By Captn Spock
guys - something unexpected has come up and I am...

guys - something unexpected has come up and I am unable to go on this ride. apologies for this.

feel free to setup something and use this thread for further planning.

i will be out of the...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By Captn Spock
you're in. first post updated. All spots are now...

you're in. first post updated. All spots are now filled. should be a good one...

a ktm, a tenere, a 1200gsa and a vstrom.

ill post general route here and pm you details about accommodation,...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By Captn Spock
Ian. that's not the case at all. just trying to...

Ian. that's not the case at all. just trying to keep the number of riders manageable mate. i have ridden with itsgunnahurt before so i know i will have at least one mate. you are welcome too.

just...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By Captn Spock
in the interest of not having to manage a large...

in the interest of not having to manage a large group of riders on the ride, corner marking and all that administrative crap, going to restrict the group ride to 4 people. Updated first post.

a...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By Captn Spock
I am not setup for camping yet so not going to be...

I am not setup for camping yet so not going to be camping. a motel sounds like a plan for now. will plan a route in the next 2 days or so. if anyone has recommendations for "that brilliant bit of...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By Captn Spock
Vic - Overnight ride - Feb 23rd, 24th

-------ALL SPOTS ON THE RIDE HAVE BEEN FILLED. THANKS FOR LOOKING. ------

looking to ride with a few like minded folks on like minded pigs (big adv bikes, not really bush bikes) for the weekend on...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,080
Posted By Captn Spock
That is the lamest excuse in all time for someone...

That is the lamest excuse in all time for someone to walk away from a Strom.

So the ABS on the Strom will not save your life but the one on a Tiger or BMW will? what bollocks!


if better ABS,...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,080
Posted By Captn Spock
nothing wrong with oem bridgestone tyres. goes...

nothing wrong with oem bridgestone tyres. goes everywhere on the dirt where a strom can and should go.

sporty enough to keep up with super sports bikes in the twisties.

of course tyre...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By Captn Spock
ill be following you pete. i hope to get to...

ill be following you pete. i hope to get to Bright without taking any of the main roads I've been taking all this while! :D
Forum: Australia 01-10-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By Captn Spock
Hi shane, really looking forward to it as well. i...

Hi shane, really looking forward to it as well. i looked at the site, but couldnt find the off road trail you mentioned. could you perhaps post a link here? :) :freaky
Forum: Australia 01-09-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By Captn Spock
I got leave pass from home to go to this one....

I got leave pass from home to go to this one. should be here!:clap:clap
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,080
Posted By Captn Spock
Agree with this comment 100%. wee strom has...

Agree with this comment 100%. wee strom has enough power to do 2 up touring with luggage. Countless people have done it..
Forum: Australia 01-07-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,783
Posted By Captn Spock
I think Australia will quickly become the slowest...

I think Australia will quickly become the slowest moving first world country by roads very quickly. The guy on the guzzi who wants to sell it because of this...
mate spare a thought for blokes like...
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,080
Posted By Captn Spock
coming from a super sport rider

I recently purchased a near new 2012 Wee with 6000 kms on it. My other bike is a Kawasaki ZX6R. Hoon bike, literally. :D

Anyway, I was in the market for a true adventure tourer. Ability to do...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,489
Posted By Captn Spock
oh yeah. that was a boss ride. thanks for showing...

oh yeah. that was a boss ride. thanks for showing me around.
Forum: Australia 01-03-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,489
Posted By Captn Spock
Ill be there. 9 am at Toolangi; sheesh that's an...

Ill be there. 9 am at Toolangi; sheesh that's an early start i:D
Forum: Australia 12-23-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Captn Spock
Thumb pannier racks for Andy strapz bags

Okay, so I am decided on Andy Strapz soft pannier bags for my storage solution. I do however think that paying $370 for pannier frames is a bit too much.

looking for suggestions on a cheaper...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Captn Spock
huge day for me. think we did around 100 kms of...

huge day for me. think we did around 100 kms of gravel and dirt roads. the bike is filthy (looks nice that way)

standing up on pegs is hard work. thanks rusaberg for showing me around.
Forum: Australia 12-21-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Captn Spock
leaving home now. hopefully ill get there in time

leaving home now. hopefully ill get there in time
Forum: Australia 12-21-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Captn Spock
just got home from some chrissie festivities. If...

just got home from some chrissie festivities. If I wake up in time and manage to get to the meetpoint in time, I'll see you. If I am not there by 9:10 AM, feel free to leave without me. :)
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