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Forum: Australia 06-30-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,061
Posted By poppy
There is no point to be made, it was a genuine...

There is no point to be made, it was a genuine question. Not looking for a pissing comp, not comparing bikes, couldn't care less. Thought maybe some may have had just one key part they would have...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,061
Posted By poppy
Great Bike, biggest short coming

What do you think is a great bike for for adv type riding. A bike that covers all your riding needs, a bike that can do the type of riding you like to do, that's suits your riding style and copes...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,034
Posted By poppy
My 950SE, was a sad day watching it go up the...

My 950SE, was a sad day watching it go up the road. That was one fun do it all bike. The old don't know what you had until it's gone kicked in pretty hard. Anyway, moved on and will have another...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 770,867
Posted By poppy
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Australia 06-26-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 770,867
Posted By poppy
What if the rider is both?, do wheel bearings get...

What if the rider is both?, do wheel bearings get diagnosed the same way?
Forum: Australia 06-26-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 770,867
Posted By poppy
Could be from a loose chain rolling around the...

Could be from a loose chain rolling around the front sprocket and whipping.

Got your footpegs yet Glen?
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3,235
Views: 403,297
Posted By poppy
Geez, how reliable are KTM, didn't even make the...

Geez, how reliable are KTM, didn't even make the list:lol3.
Forum: Australia 06-24-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,629
Posted By poppy
Never meet him, but think I remember DRF doing a...

Never meet him, but think I remember DRF doing a ride report wth this bike. Baldymountaindweller ?
http://davorallyfan.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/DRF-2008/i-Tf96x7K/0/XL/IMG_2506-XL.jpg

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Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 770,867
Posted By poppy
Hire a bike

Hire a bike
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By poppy
I had a go at repairing a tank off my Husky 510....

I had a go at repairing a tank off my Husky 510. Have not reinstalled it and probably not likely to, but wanted to have a go because I could.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=789142
Forum: Australia 06-20-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 145,905
Posted By poppy
Nice vid TB.

Nice vid TB.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By poppy
As others have stated, it raises the rev limit,...

As others have stated, it raises the rev limit, as for the timing, i cant say it adds any different feel to the bike riding or starting wise. I think the only way to see any difference (if there is...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5,399
Views: 799,256
Posted By poppy
Yeah, thought mouse may have liked it. For a...

Yeah, thought mouse may have liked it. For a factory bike, they sure are pretty. So much custom looking work. You could spend day's in the garage polishing stuff.
Forum: Australia 06-16-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,998
Posted By poppy
Awesome stuff, pretty sure all riders would be...

Awesome stuff, pretty sure all riders would be pretty bloody happy, well done.

Thanks for sharing the excitement, prep work and pics, top stuff.

Doesn't seem the V was working, looks like...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By poppy
Geez, poor old BMW trying to change there image...

Geez, poor old BMW trying to change there image and get away from tweed wearing, leather elbow patched pipe smokers and appeal to the younger generation, good on them. That looks like a license...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 770,867
Posted By poppy
G'day Digga, mate, it's time to let the wheel...

G'day Digga, mate, it's time to let the wheel bearings go now. I know, i know, you and them have been through a lot and the memories of all the klm's you have both traveled bring a massive smile to...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,614
Posted By poppy
When are you planning on going? 6ltrs of water,...

When are you planning on going? 6ltrs of water, it's a desert, better to have to much than not enough, you could end up in there longer than you think. Anything dehydrated will also use water.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,623
Posted By poppy
Whats the purpose of the bike? A postie will fit...

Whats the purpose of the bike? A postie will fit right in.:evil
You could probably get 2. One for you and the wife.
Forum: Australia 06-13-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5,399
Views: 799,256
Posted By poppy
Honda Rune

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd269/dougal-65/Harley%20Davidson/009_1.jpg (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/dougal-65/media/Harley%20Davidson/009_1.jpg.html)

Exhaust looks rather...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 770,867
Posted By poppy
Very cool, are they 17's, Are they a facebook...

Very cool, are they 17's, Are they a facebook find?
Forum: Australia 06-10-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 770,867
Posted By poppy
Where's the pics Ditchy?

Where's the pics Ditchy?
Forum: Australia 06-08-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 91,310
Posted By poppy
Arrawarra

When and did some boot camping down near Coffs Harbour over the long weekend. Stayed in some cabins there, no real roughing it, hot showers, bbq's, steaks, salad's, Fresh Prawns, Cold Corona's, warm...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 81,961
Posted By poppy
They could have made the muffler run parallel...

They could have made the muffler run parallel with the subframe/rear side plate.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,787
Posted By poppy
Looking good DP. So what are you up to exhaust...

Looking good DP. So what are you up to exhaust wise. You running it under the right peg? You pick up some extra ground clearance under the left peg. I think we lost about 5-10mm of total ground...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By poppy
Hey PJ, are they a generic thing or XRR...

Hey PJ, are they a generic thing or XRR specific. Bit hard to tell from your fucked up pic but is one higher than the other? The xr subframe is completely different shapes on either side so would...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,657
Posted By poppy
It's all down hill Mick, nice day out bush...

It's all down hill Mick, nice day out bush walking and riding in the fresh air with ya mates.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-25-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,788
Posted By poppy
Wouldn't it then just fit into the already large...

Wouldn't it then just fit into the already large scooter market.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By poppy
Cool, what was the sleeve you ended up using?

Cool, what was the sleeve you ended up using?
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 12,224
Posted By poppy
I wonder if he will go back one day and take it...

I wonder if he will go back one day and take it all in for a week or two. What an awesome place. Thanks for the photo's guy's, great stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By poppy
What piston you going to put in there, Standard...

What piston you going to put in there, Standard or up to the 680 kit?
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 12,224
Posted By poppy
Spot shows him stationary for 4hrs. Having a kip...

Spot shows him stationary for 4hrs. Having a kip or maybe some issues?
Forum: Australia 05-19-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 770,867
Posted By poppy
Awesome pic Albi. That must be a prick riding...

Awesome pic Albi. That must be a prick riding that all the time.

That's a bugger Jay. Be healed up before the op.
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,269
Posted By poppy
I don't think so Diggler, i think the new KTM 701...

I don't think so Diggler, i think the new KTM 701 ADV single will fill that void.
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By poppy
We were down that way about 6 weeks ago and they...

We were down that way about 6 weeks ago and they had the border ranges shut down.
Forum: Australia 05-17-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 770,867
Posted By poppy
Hey Smithy, at the moment i can't commit to this...

Hey Smithy, at the moment i can't commit to this weekend mate. I do have to squeeze in as much riding as i can in the next month though.

Not cool about the wrist Jay. Is it your painting hand?
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By poppy
He's a soft cock. Whats with the gloves to change...

He's a soft cock. Whats with the gloves to change a bolt, his not hard core that's for sure, not sure he should own an XR. Didn't that same bloke do a cooking show about making muffins or something?
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 81,961
Posted By poppy
I really like the 950SE. My thoughts are it was a...

I really like the 950SE. My thoughts are it was a very good bike for a do it all bike. It also crashed well, which looking at a lot of the newer dual purpose jap bikes appear to be a.bit more...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,269
Posted By poppy
Has them on the sides of the fairing. The flat...

Has them on the sides of the fairing. The flat seat makes a lot of difference to the look.
So the small lever that looks like a de-comp lever is the shifter?
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,269
Posted By poppy
Not sure what they are saying, but i am sure it...

Not sure what they are saying, but i am sure it is all good. Its got rally style footpegs fitted.



HONDA True Adventure Prototype in Tokyo Motorcycl…: http://youtu.be/6jbz67cfgqI
Forum: Australia 05-12-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,269
Posted By poppy
Copy of a reply from my recent email to Honda...

Copy of a reply from my recent email to Honda Aust

Dear Doug,

Thank you for your recent enquiry.

There have long been rumours of the Honda African Twin Adventurer being re-released onto the...
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