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Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 136,639
Posted By Uncle_Dave
I saw the same two at Hartley this morning. Got a...

I saw the same two at Hartley this morning. Got a friendly wave!
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 570,623
Posted By Uncle_Dave
:eek1 very nice! Do you have front wheel...

:eek1 very nice!

Do you have front wheel clearance issues with that much travel? I have a WP front end on mine with 295mm of travel running a low guard and mine is very close at full compression...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 570,623
Posted By Uncle_Dave
I may as well throw a picture up of the bike ...

I may as well throw a picture up of the bike now. :D

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v693/Uncle_Dave/XTZ850/DC75F647-0171-48E9-B471-3353E827F553.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 570,623
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Hmm, I took mine on sand recently and this was...

Hmm, I took mine on sand recently and this was the result... :deal

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v693/Uncle_Dave/XTZ850/imagejpg1.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 44,262
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Pirelli Scorpions are what I have been running...

Pirelli Scorpions are what I have been running for the last 18 months! The rear is fantastic and I get about 8,000k's from it. Similar kays from the front but it does tend to sawtooth up a fair bit....
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26,046
Views: 4,964,098
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Thumbs down Disagree... An oil cooler especially placed there...

Disagree... An oil cooler especially placed there is totally unnecessary. It's prone to failure by rocks etc and just ads more to go wrong. Keep it simple and well maintained to have a reliable bike....
Forum: Australia 10-06-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,700
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Quite a common issue, something to do with the...

Quite a common issue, something to do with the inlet air temp sensor getting heat soak and sending the wrong info to the ECU causing the engine to flood when attempting to start, then it looses a...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,700
Posted By Uncle_Dave
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 10-06-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,700
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Had mine for over 3 years and although a few...

Had mine for over 3 years and although a few issues with abs, starter solenoid, wheel bearings I've never had issues with the headlight harness like our US cousins have and I run 55 watt HID's.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,029
Posted By Uncle_Dave
And? :D please tell us you've finished it and...

And? :D please tell us you've finished it and done some nice riding.....

Pics please sir! :ear
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 34,423
Posted By Uncle_Dave
aye!!! :d

aye!!! :d
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 34,423
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Had mine for 3 years now and it's been mostly a...

Had mine for 3 years now and it's been mostly a pleasure. I've done over 55,000kms, mostly off road in outback Australia. It's a very confident inspiring chassis and the traction control and abs is...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,972
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Laugh That's all that is needed isn't it! :uhoh

That's all that is needed isn't it! :uhoh
Forum: Australia 05-03-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,972
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Not much heavier than the existing model....

Not much heavier than the existing model. Remember this is with 24 litres of fuel and engine oil unlike the way they used to measure weight.
Forum: Australia 05-03-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,972
Posted By Uncle_Dave
About time they did this! Nice work BMW to raise...

About time they did this! Nice work BMW to raise the bar again. :clap
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 880,013
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Something more reliable? :rofl

Something more reliable? :rofl
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 880,013
Posted By Uncle_Dave
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/chidlow/motorcycles...

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/chidlow/motorcycles/yamaha-super-tenere-xt1200z-long-distance-adventure-machine/1017296703?mpch=ads

Finished ?

So much money spent on this it seems a bargain.
...
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,859
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Thumb :rofl It's called a SWAG. Ha Ha !!!! ...

:rofl

It's called a SWAG. Ha Ha !!!!

Aussie bushmans bedding.
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,859
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Going well! I had a bit of a scare with the ABS...

Going well! I had a bit of a scare with the ABS after the Tragics ride but it was just a bit of air caught in the pump that I couldn't bleed out. Had to use the power bleeder and now all is good with...
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,859
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Oh my eyes! Back on topic. Dawn in outback...

Oh my eyes!

Back on topic. Dawn in outback Australia. :lol3

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v693/Uncle_Dave/Tenere%20Tragics%20Ride%202011/TenereTragicsRide2011084.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,859
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Thumb I've had the same LED lights on the Super Tenere...

I've had the same LED lights on the Super Tenere for a few months now and they have been the single best mod if you have to ride at night. :deal
See post here......
Forum: Australia 09-27-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,851
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Hi mate, this is what I have. 6 inch SR series...

Hi mate, this is what I have. 6 inch SR series SR06DW 3060 lumens Driving Pattern.

http://www.snakeracing.com.au/sr-series-LED-lights.html

...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,851
Posted By Uncle_Dave
I have this 6" one from Rigid Ind... I was...

I have this 6" one from Rigid Ind...

I was sceptical but am now convinced. Simply excellent! :clap
...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 306,597
Posted By Uncle_Dave
That is the "R" model. The standard model is...

That is the "R" model.

The standard model is rumoured to have cast wheels (19 / 17 inch) and less travel etc... :rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,859
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Err, :rofl !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Err, :rofl !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,859
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Yeah, it was OK but I wouldn't want to go too far...

Yeah, it was OK but I wouldn't want to go too far on the soft sand. Quite an energy sapper that! :eek1

This track was a bit of fun....
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,859
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Just got back from a trip to the Simpson Desert...

Just got back from a trip to the Simpson Desert in outback Australia. Here's mine on top of a sand dune.
...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Uncle_Dave
41S with the BlueTooth hub SR-10 ...

41S with the BlueTooth hub SR-10
http://i664.photobucket.com/albums/vv6/1coolbanana/KTM%20950/UHF/2012-04-06_13-06-14_343_800x449.jpg

PTT button... It's on the left side now....
Forum: Australia 07-07-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Uncle_Dave
I use the 41S mounted under the seat or in the...

I use the 41S mounted under the seat or in the tailbag with an external aerial mounted on the rear rack. Then everything is connected through a SENA SR-10 bluetooth hub (phone included) to the SENA...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 306,597
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Cool2 :tough I don't think anyone's listening Mr...

:tough I don't think anyone's listening Mr Banana...

I don't know what it is with availabilty of tyres in this country, it's the same with car/4wd tyres.

I'd love to try an E-09 Dakar but until...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 165,891
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Yes I believe it was.

Yes I believe it was.
Forum: Australia 07-02-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 44,477
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Thumb Congrats Ock, these are very underrated bikes,...

Congrats Ock, these are very underrated bikes, silky smooth engine and fairly capable...

Hope to see it in the flesh soon on one of our ORE rides.:thumbup
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26,046
Views: 4,964,098
Posted By Uncle_Dave
:loco Thermite of course! Haha

:loco Thermite of course! Haha
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26,046
Views: 4,964,098
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Thumbs down I can't believe that there has been so many pages...

I can't believe that there has been so many pages now just talking of bashplates! I think everyone is getting carried away with this idea that they want an indestrucatable plate.

The purpose of...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Uncle_Dave
What am I referring to re: the minority? Well...

What am I referring to re: the minority? Well exactly what you just put up.... People doing the wrong thing be it chopping trees down or leaving the place trashed by leaving rubbish or tearing up the...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Very sad. Although I can't say I'm surprised. ...

Very sad. Although I can't say I'm surprised.

This area has been abused for years by the minority and now the majority is going to suffer the consequences..

A sad day....... :puke1
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 26,046
Views: 4,964,098
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Yes, that's the first thing I noticed, the cables...

Yes, that's the first thing I noticed, the cables should be on the other side of the mirror so the throttle needs to be turned around slightly. And I'm sure the throttle is indexed into the handlebar...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26,046
Views: 4,964,098
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Thumb Thanks Dallara, the filter I "was" using is...

Thanks Dallara, the filter I "was" using is referred as the Yamaha Long filter. It is this filter that comes in contact with the SW Motech skid plate.

I now only use the Yamaha Short filter...
...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26,046
Views: 4,964,098
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Thumb It's the same with the SW Motech skid plate as...

It's the same with the SW Motech skid plate as well. I had a genuine Yamaha filter on mine but it was one from an R1/R6 or something but sure enough it was a bit longer than the one we're suppose to...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26,046
Views: 4,964,098
Posted By Uncle_Dave
Hi Brendan, my final drive has been leaking oil...

Hi Brendan, my final drive has been leaking oil from around the main seal since going through a fair bit of dirty water, I did the feeler gauge trick and this seems to have slowed the leak down but...
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