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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,245,591
Posted By rat110
I'll put in a good story about a parts store....

I'll put in a good story about a parts store. It's called Bolt Master.
I went in the With a bolt from my bike. Onw had vibrated loose and fell off so i took in the other in and said i need one of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,245,591
Posted By rat110
I wasn't on the bike but at work. I work in a...

I wasn't on the bike but at work. I work in a Caravan and motor home (rv) dealership. A lady came in looking for a small motor home. For her and her dog. She said her husband had passed and she...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By rat110
My new neighbour tells be that he and his mates...

My new neighbour tells be that he and his mates ride to nerriga. Been told if i see him in his leathers to just get my bike out and join in the fun. Tops!
Forum: Australia 05-09-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By rat110
Thank you. That's really appreciated. I need to...

Thank you. That's really appreciated. I need to do a bit of work to my bike before i take it on a good ride but I've that's done (clutch master and slave cylinder rebuild) I'll be up for it. I work...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,178
Posted By rat110
I'd love to get a super sport and ride from...

I'd love to get a super sport and ride from Sydney to Perth to noosa back to Sydney. Mv f4 or a Honda sp2.
What's stopping me? Sadly time and money. New job on minimal income with a big mortgage....
Forum: Australia 04-30-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By rat110
Nsw South coast riders?

I'm new to the area and me and my road bike want to go exploring when i get a day or two off work.
Any of you fine guys from down this way? I'm near nowra fwiw.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,280
Posted By rat110
Asshole parking thread is down the road, second...

Asshole parking thread is down the road, second on the right. Took up two spots. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,188
Posted By rat110
I'll just keep my 71,000km 99 vfr800 to myself....

I'll just keep my 71,000km 99 vfr800 to myself. There are some seriously big numbers here!

Some people here can't believe i haven't rebuilt or scrapped it. "Surely you must be worried that it's...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,399
Views: 603,537
Posted By rat110
Thanks for that info. I have emgo mirrors but the...

Thanks for that info. I have emgo mirrors but the stubby ones. I can see my elbows and that's it. Ha ha. I'll look out for the extenders
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 99,173
Posted By rat110
If you come to Australia and need a place to rest...

If you come to Australia and need a place to rest your head, there is a place here for you both. I'm 2 1/2 hours south of Sydney, NSW.

I haven't read your thread yet, I'm just getting started on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,003
Posted By rat110
How to politely tell family. .

My next bike will be an all out super sport. I've made that quite clear. However I keep getting suggestions from former bike riding family members about what bike I SHOULD get. Tonight's was a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By rat110
I had thought about that :lol3 Not overly much...

I had thought about that :lol3 Not overly much mind you.
The guys at the bike shop (Deus ex Machina in Camperdown NSW) mentioned that as well when I was telling them about the project. They can...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By rat110
Thanks for the other 2 smoke suggestions. I'll...

Thanks for the other 2 smoke suggestions. I'll have a look on ebay and gumtree (aussie craigslist) and the wrecking yards for those options.

Having never really been around motorcycling types, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,245,591
Posted By rat110
Summed it up nicely. Cheers [emoji3]

Summed it up nicely. Cheers [emoji3]
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10,274
Views: 1,748,549
Posted By rat110
Nothing wrong with that! My sport tourer is...

Nothing wrong with that! My sport tourer is great. Lots of fun to ride and comfortable enough. Gets its fair share of attention from kids and their mums [emoji6]
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,114
Posted By rat110
Sweet bike! Looks like you are about to make...

Sweet bike! Looks like you are about to make sparks!
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,114
Posted By rat110
I ride a 5th gen vfr800. I like to over take...

I ride a 5th gen vfr800.
I like to over take as quickly as possible. I really don't like being on the wrong side of the road.
Drop 2-3 gears and hammer it. And because it's fun and the bike makes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,114
Posted By rat110
After riding a few thousand Kms over a week at...

After riding a few thousand Kms over a week at Christmas, I realised just what it would be like on a small bike. Fucking shit. We covered some big distances, on some long roads and the 800 didn't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-29-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By rat110
250cc for a road bike / race bike

Guys, I am thinking of a little project bike.
I'm thinking of getting a Skyteam Ace 125 ( http://www.motorcyclesupermarket.com/images/bikes/images/16962.1374335312.Ace_Modified_F2_Special.jpg )
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,245,591
Posted By rat110
I went motorcycling camping with 2 other mates...

I went motorcycling camping with 2 other mates through the snowy mountains. up to 40*c down to about 8. 1500kms in all.

We arrived with a swag and a Ventura bag each. We had a tarp to create a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 582,950
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, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 582,950
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, 05:09 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 43,890
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, 04:25 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 104,149
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, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3,399
Views: 603,537
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, 06:10 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 104,149
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, 02:48 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 104,149
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, 01:25 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 104,149
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, 01:07 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 104,149
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, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
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, 03:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,114
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, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,245,591
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, 03:35 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,114
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, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 582,950
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, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 582,950
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, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,399
Views: 603,537
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, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3,399
Views: 603,537
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, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3,399
Views: 603,537
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, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,399
Views: 603,537
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, 02:27 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,682
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. ..
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