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Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,133
Posted By Bigem
Thumb I have had, and still do, a BMW Rallye2 jacket...

I have had, and still do, a BMW Rallye2 jacket for about 10 years, bloody brilliant, and now have the new KTM Rallye jacket, its every bit as good as the BMW one, but nicer colors:rofl:rofl:rofl
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,776
Posted By Bigem
35 years in the bike game and never heard of a...

35 years in the bike game and never heard of a bike clutch failing due to poor design or workmanship.

Cause and effect at work here. Conditions and operator at fault!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,291
Posted By Bigem
Recently did a 7500 klm ride out through the...

Recently did a 7500 klm ride out through the Australian outback, where temps ranged from 25-41deg celsius, and the only heat issue was when crawling through traffic in the towns and cities(not the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-08-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,208
Posted By Bigem
Eek Really cant see a need for this particular bike....

Really cant see a need for this particular bike. Its the same weight as the 1190, has 50 less HP, everything else is a more or less a carry over except for the more basic suspension and narrower...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,541
Posted By Bigem
Run away and don't look back!! Keep looking....

Run away and don't look back!!

Keep looking.

Traded for 5K, more like 3!!
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 40,908
Posted By Bigem
Bugger, now I have to see the next part!! ...

Bugger, now I have to see the next part!!

Hopefully Honda wont let us down and build something really special!

they seem serious about Dakar which we havent seen for a long long time!:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,968
Posted By Bigem
Terrible news, condolences to family and friends.

Terrible news, condolences to family and friends.
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 40,908
Posted By Bigem
Thumb Is Honda going to get serious and build this bike...

Is Honda going to get serious and build this bike or just 're-clothe' a CB500 like most of its other efforts.

I will believe it when I see it in the flesh and its not some 230kg, road bike...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,576
Posted By Bigem
I carry two Epipens, dependant on the severity of...

I carry two Epipens, dependant on the severity of the reaction, one may only be enough to arrest the complications until proffessional help arrives. I always make sure the guys I ride with know where...
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By Bigem
I wanna know who is in charge of the...

I wanna know who is in charge of the remote?:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,293
Posted By Bigem
certainly entertaining!:rofl:rofl:rofl

certainly entertaining!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,237
Posted By Bigem
Cry Good mag, never had an issue with Clubby, always...

Good mag, never had an issue with Clubby, always up for a chat.

Shame to see one of the better publications gone.

Two Wheels etc are ad filled tripe!! Count the ad pages, they outnumber the...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,690
Posted By Bigem
Thumbs down If its not a CBR or CRF Honda don't give a rats...

If its not a CBR or CRF Honda don't give a rats arse!!

In reality, none of the Jap brands really 'gets' it!!:cry:cry:cry

Its pathetic!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-31-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,640,490
Posted By Bigem
Wink Adding that much to the height of it would mean...

Adding that much to the height of it would mean you would have to be 8 foot tall to sit in it!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,027
Posted By Bigem
Thumb 100% agree. I see this as a positive for us,...

100% agree.

I see this as a positive for us, and should be Australia wide!

The amount of morons you see texting while driving around the Newcastle area is bullshit!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-16-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,617
Posted By Bigem
Wicked Design compromises? It has 150hp, its...

Design compromises?

It has 150hp, its orange, it gives me wood!!

What design compromises?:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,596
Posted By Bigem
Thumbs down So in a nutshell, we have legislation developed...

So in a nutshell, we have legislation developed by morons, and enforced by egomaniacs.

What has happened to our once great country?:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry

I have been told repeatedly that NZ is...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,157
Posted By Bigem
Thumb Awesome video B1. I am here for a good time,...

Awesome video B1.

I am here for a good time, not a fucking long time!!

I may buy a cruiser when I'm old and fat, I only tick one box so far! ha ha
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,970
Posted By Bigem
Thumb 3 questions: How much to hire her for a...

3 questions:

How much to hire her for a week?

Does she cook?

Can she do spoked rims, gotta a KTM rim that was not washed after a beach ride and its taken on a 'satin' look, and a couple of...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,526
Posted By Bigem
Thumb Brand 'snob'!

Brand 'snob'!
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bigem
Question Ask for Noel, I think he is still there. I...

Ask for Noel, I think he is still there.

I have been friends with the Elliotts for more than 30 years and they have always been great to deal with.

Maybe its changed since H, D and N sold out?
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 462,689
Posted By Bigem
Thumb Here's a pic of my 2012 350 with my 2013 1190R,...

Here's a pic of my 2012 350 with my 2013 1190R, both fabulous bikes. Love the 350 with its 250 weight and feel but with 'more' power allover than the 250.
...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 50,274
Posted By Bigem
I've worked out Queenslands tactics! Tackle...

I've worked out Queenslands tactics!

Tackle punch, Tackle punch, get penalty, kick goal,Tackle punch,Tackle punch, get another penalty, kick another goal!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Bigem
Thumb I love these things, been looking for one for...

I love these things, been looking for one for ages, sadly, in Australia they are rarer than rocking horse shit!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Face plant 06-02-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,409
Posted By Bigem
If you trust other road users, you will...

If you trust other road users, you will die!!:cry:cry:cry
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 19,609
Posted By Bigem
If you ride it, you will buy it!!:rofl:rofl:rofl

If you ride it, you will buy it!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,731
Posted By Bigem
The distributors are not helping the retail...

The distributors are not helping the retail outlets when they are quoting prices so much higher than what the gear is available from OS!

Its a shame but a fact of life, if its cheaper online 75%...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-31-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Bigem
I'm only 5'9' and the stand is too long, even...

I'm only 5'9' and the stand is too long, even with the suspension cranked up.

I was going to take 10mm out of it and see what difference it makes, has to be better.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,221
Posted By Bigem
I like that, will be my next project on the R!

I like that, will be my next project on the R!
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 50,274
Posted By Bigem
Cracker of a game, cant wait till game 2!!

Cracker of a game, cant wait till game 2!!
Forum: Australia 05-17-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Bigem
Thumbs down Make sure your loan is enough for a gym...

Make sure your loan is enough for a gym subscription, 275kg!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bigem
Dealers are hit and miss though. I actually...

Dealers are hit and miss though.

I actually enjoy walking into the local KTM dealer, friendly courteous service, but wont bother even looking at the local Ducati, Honda, Suzuki or Yamaha dealers,...
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,094
Posted By Bigem
Thumbs down Do ya reckon? At least he has made some...

Do ya reckon?

At least he has made some effort to explain and defend the product, and hasn't made an obvious baseless statement like your original one with no justification or explanation at all!...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,094
Posted By Bigem
I have Forma Terrain TX motocross boots, my...

I have Forma Terrain TX motocross boots, my eldest son has Forma's, my best mate has Forma's, between us we have had some big get-offs and yet no foot or ankle injuries, I can pretty well guarantee...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,692
Posted By Bigem
Thumb That would be NSW Bennett Honda imported bike. ...

That would be NSW Bennett Honda imported bike.

In Vic we never got that color scheme on our VF1000FE's, Honda MPE imported only the black/silver or black/candy apple red bikes.

The motors...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,594
Posted By Bigem
Shame the cop didn't shoot him! Prick deserves...

Shame the cop didn't shoot him! Prick deserves nothing less than a third smoking eye for shit like that!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-27-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,640,490
Posted By Bigem
Had my first service done last week and a bunch...

Had my first service done last week and a bunch of TIs carried out, cost me $290. Gold laced oil apparently!! :evil:evil:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By Bigem
Makes sense. Just had the 'heat proofing' put on...

Makes sense. Just had the 'heat proofing' put on the underside of the seat, I reckon its worse on my legs than it was before!!

What are the scoops made of?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,962
Posted By Bigem
Several issues I have discovered with ethanol in...

Several issues I have discovered with ethanol in fuel.

I was told it absorbed moisture and was skeptical until I discovered that old bikes I had bought had E10 in them and both their tanks had a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,962
Posted By Bigem
Several issues I have discovered with ethanol in...

Several issues I have discovered with ethanol in fuel.

I was told it absorbed moisture and was skeptical until I discovered that old bikes I had bought had E10 in them and both their tanks had a...
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