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Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4,951
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Posted By Mattyvas
It was the first thing on my radar this year...

It was the first thing on my radar this year until I got booked for a weeks work in Melbourne then a course on that weekend. :doh

But this year you will see me and my Tenere.
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
Thanks TB, I have been thinking about...

Thanks TB,

I have been thinking about Excel's for a little while as well as an Ohlins rear shock. My bike has had the level 1 treatment at Technik's and the improvement was knight and day as...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
Thanks TB, I thought the hubs were the...

Thanks TB,

I thought the hubs were the heaviest part of the rims which is why I was thinking about the rims and hubs as an upgrade but if you think the rims are enough that's fine by me.
I...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
I have been thinking about that for a little...

I have been thinking about that for a little while. Not that it am very hard on my rubbers. I actually have the Tenere page at Technik open in another tab with my little write up and photo, the page...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 218,171
Posted By Mattyvas
Thanks for the news, I have been keenly waiting...

Thanks for the news, I have been keenly waiting for the 2014 E models to drop.
Great price for it too compared to the competition.
I think the baby Tenere's days are numbered.....
Forum: Australia 02-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
I have two types of foam air filter. One I was...

I have two types of foam air filter. One I was given which is a thinker single insert in the wire cage that peels out to be cleaned. The other is the one that was in the bike that has two filters in...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,253
Posted By Mattyvas
Yep, I'm going along with three other from here...

Yep, I'm going along with three other from here although they are usually pretty quiet on the board.
Forum: Australia 01-25-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,790
Posted By Mattyvas
Very engaging

Hey B1 aka Barry,

Watched both of the videos B1 and yes unfortunately us Sydney folk have a lot of slab to get through to find dirt but it can be found.
I have to say for a single camera...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
Exhausts

I never knew Leo Vince did a single pipe setup for the Tenere.
I've only ever seen the twin can setup.

My bike has only just got its exhaust on after 2 years of ownership.
It,s a Akro can with...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,412
Posted By Mattyvas
Are there any details on it you can share with us?

Are there any details on it you can share with us?
Forum: Australia 12-15-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,458
Posted By Mattyvas
Completed and loved it.

After reading the first post I inquired the next day about when the next adventure bike course would be.
I booked before it was even posted on the website.

The course was finally on yesterday...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,421
Posted By Mattyvas
Signed and well worth it too.

Signed and well worth it too.
Forum: Australia 11-05-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 218,171
Posted By Mattyvas
Hmmmm Now I'm thinking the baby Ten is on the...

Hmmmm
Now I'm thinking the baby Ten is on the chopping block!
I like the sound of all the changes/updates they have made.

The $64,000 question is what will it go for?
What's your thought's...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 28,796
Posted By Mattyvas
Finally got to my first Thunder Rally. Came in...

Finally got to my first Thunder Rally.
Came in the same way as many via Barry and all the fun of the crossings, for someone who is still a reasonable newbie to crossings there was only one moment...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
Done last week and will take it for its first...

Done last week and will take it for its first full test to the Thunder Rally :clap
Forum: Australia 10-01-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 28,796
Posted By Mattyvas
Some local knowledge please.

The gods have granted me sanction for the weekend and finally I can attend the Thunder Rally.
I have spoken to the very helpful Mitch in NPWS at Chichester/Gloucester but some further idea would be...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
Hey Greg, Can I grab one of those...

Hey Greg,

Can I grab one of those dash connectors please?

Thanks
Matty...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
I think I'll have to get my Ten out for a vist to...

I think I'll have to get my Ten out for a vist to Technik very soon.
I've always known that they suffer in the suspension dept but have now come to the conclusion that it's my next spend.
Forum: Australia 04-07-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,701
Posted By Mattyvas
Just so happens that I have requested my usual...

Just so happens that I have requested my usual riding group get their act together and go for a ride. I did want to head out to the same place so we might just all be going together then.
As for...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
WSBK tour.

Just thought I'd share, I did WSBK last week/this week on the Ten with some friends.
This is her on the boarder on The Barry Way.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8225/8511738256_a00de766b4_c.jpg...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mattyvas
And into the forest we went.

Sorry you couldn't make it in the end Ock.

There was a few bikes at Picton we headed out some back roads then had to do some freeway tar to get into the forest.

This was a nice little mid...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mattyvas
Looks like a decent day out. I'll most likely...

Looks like a decent day out.
I'll most likely meet the group out at Picton for the 10am mark then.

cheers
Matty...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mattyvas
Thursday works too.

Thursday works too.
Forum: Australia 02-08-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mattyvas
Yep sure, Howes would not be a great...

Yep sure,

Howes would not be a great place for some recovering from injury.
I'm guessing Belanglo would be a pretty easy day out.
Let's see what happens for the week.

cheers
Matty...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mattyvas
My week is pretty open next week, may have a...

My week is pretty open next week, may have a meeting Tuesday but could also be free and at this stage Thursday is wide wide open, which means the bank account will be suffering but the riding days...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,081
Posted By Mattyvas
Thanks

Thanks Ock,

I have been down some of that route and it did include Cromleroy Road but I'm guessing it was just dry.
I've kept the map in case I end there without getting to meet up with...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,005
Posted By Mattyvas
Tyres tyres tyres,

Hey Scotty,

Though we haven't met as yet, we do share our choice in machinery.
I've had two sets of rubber on mine, first set was a mix of Dunlop 606 (front) and Mitas Dakar ER09 (rear).
...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,081
Posted By Mattyvas
Where did you people go?

Looks like a great day out, what was the map or route you all took?
Would love to go and find the Wheeny Creek crossing/causeway.

I might also have my work cut out for me with those photos PV...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,517
Posted By Mattyvas
Just keep at'em

I had a great outcome with my Zumo 550 a while back.
I bought mine pre-loved from a friend for around $500 from memory, it came with lifetime map updates so when I did the first map update which...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,081
Posted By Mattyvas
I'm stinging to do this ride but with a 6-7 day...

I'm stinging to do this ride but with a 6-7 day WSBK run coming up very shortly I don't think I'd be popular going out this weekend.
If someone has a map please throw it up, I know the first part...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,439
Posted By Mattyvas
I'm working Saturday but I would say that a very...

I'm working Saturday but I would say that a very big loop for a day for a ride.
But without seeing a map it's kind of hard to really know.

When I've done the Howes/Yengo in the last year ( a...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,439
Posted By Mattyvas
Hi Mike, We haven't spoken about going...

Hi Mike,

We haven't spoken about going out Sunday yet, I working most of the day before so I will let you know if we do.

As to the Howes Trail and Yengo Track, it's a fairly easy day out...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,439
Posted By Mattyvas
Dam, why didn't I see this. Man this board...

Dam, why didn't I see this.
Man this board moves fast sometimes, I would have come out for sure.
I spent the day mostly at home piss farting about when I could have been out riding the dirty bike!
Forum: Australia 01-05-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mattyvas
I don't have an Eagle screen on the Ten but I do...

I don't have an Eagle screen on the Ten but I do have one on my other one and for what it does it's excellent.
Forum: Australia 12-30-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,066,551
Posted By Mattyvas
Thanks for your 2012 blooper reel. Makes me...

Thanks for your 2012 blooper reel.
Makes me feel a whole lot better about dropping mine at walking pace more than a few times since I've had it.
Finally decided I would properly lower one of my...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,439
Posted By Mattyvas
Most Sunday mornings.

Nick and I are pretty much doing this each Sunday morning.
It's very close to my place and close enough for him too, so you will find us there most Sunday mornings.

The riding is quite easy for...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,439
Posted By Mattyvas
Nice little morning out. Aside from my little...

Nice little morning out.
Aside from my little trapped between rocks episode!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8491/8298452062_9eed09c3c3_z.jpg

Ooopps, just couldn't get out. Only had about 150...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,439
Posted By Mattyvas
Course Mike you know where I'm talking about to...

Course Mike you know where I'm talking about to meet up.
See you in the morning.
Forum: Australia 12-22-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,439
Posted By Mattyvas
It on the corner of the Princes Hwy and Bath Road...

It on the corner of the Princes Hwy and Bath Road heading south toward Sutherland.
If you are from the area you'll know it used to be a Mobil and its now a 7/11 after the take over.

My number...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,439
Posted By Mattyvas
Going out for a little "training ride" tomorrow...

Going out for a little "training ride" tomorrow morning.
Going very local to white rocks at Menai for just a couple of hours from around 7am
Nick and I are going its kind of a lesson in bike...
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