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Forum: Australia Today, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,652
Views: 458,258
Posted By Dr AT
Just make sure you get the correct spoke pattern...

Just make sure you get the correct spoke pattern ( husky from memory but search the thumpers thread or at least use a 640 adv experienced supplier like dalby moto - they are not standard ktm)

I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-28-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,244
Posted By Dr AT
Read the blurb, you'll notice * excludes wear and...

Read the blurb, you'll notice * excludes wear and tear items. Then go take a good look at the policy, if it's like most vehicle policies it will state sonething like excludes lubricants??

Feel...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-28-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,244
Posted By Dr AT
Do you honestly expect warranty to cover...

Do you honestly expect warranty to cover suspension that has worn out from the oil going off?

$400 is a lot of money to bet on your bike having a manufacturing fault that doesn't show up during...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Dr AT
Ewe may have misunderstood his reference to the...

Ewe may have misunderstood his reference to the poor mans nz? Have you seen the price of merino lately?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-28-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,828
Views: 177,530
Posted By Dr AT
I thought the oz pen pushers have just shuffled...

I thought the oz pen pushers have just shuffled responsibility re tail tidies back to the states?

http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/roads/motor/design/adr_comment.aspx
Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Dr AT
If you haven't already booked accomodation , I'd...

If you haven't already booked accomodation , I'd highly recommend this place - it's a few k out of cygnet, waterfront on the huon with a beach covered in fossils. Surrounded by a few acres of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By Dr AT
Guyproc, have a browse through here ...

Guyproc, have a browse through here

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=384629&highlight=Ozhonda

Unfortunately most of the xlv guys have moved on
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,691
Posted By Dr AT
Your racv total care covers you in any vehicle...

Your racv total care covers you in any vehicle and also one nominated vehicle if another person is using it. If you have 2 cars and your significant other uses both cars it's sometimes worth having...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,903
Posted By Dr AT
Another happy customer. I sent a cracked guzzi...

Another happy customer. I sent a cracked guzzi screen and got back a better than new tinted screen. Great service, great price.
Forum: Australia 02-10-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,430
Posted By Dr AT
I guess this depends on the income / tax bracket...

I guess this depends on the income / tax bracket you're in, and how you want to live life after shit happens.

Income protection insurance is tax deductible :deal Yes, it's a gamble, but the odds...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Dr AT
For those who don't know, you nominate an average...

For those who don't know, you nominate an average speed for the 180 k ROAD route then try to finish as close to that average as possible. They get a great collection of bikes turning up, and it's a...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By Dr AT
Just anectdotal evidence from an ambulance...

Just anectdotal evidence from an ambulance driver who has to clean up the mess on that section, I can't say I'd bother chasing the figures - they don't seem to make much difference to policy. Show...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By Dr AT
Thanks. You've got to wonder what the next...

Thanks. You've got to wonder what the next incompetent move will be?

Oh, look, crash rates have gone up since we put in those 80 k signs...lets make the road more dangerous and then we can fit 40...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 269,232
Posted By Dr AT
Vixobs, can you keep us informed as you grow to...

Vixobs, can you keep us informed as you grow to know your v7?

I bought my v11 lm a few years back when I was looking for a v7 ( long story involving a v50 commuter when I was at uni). Whilst I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-04-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,828
Views: 177,530
Posted By Dr AT
Well, everyone who looks at it laughs....

Well, everyone who looks at it laughs....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-04-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By Dr AT
Or building a v7 ntx.....PLEASE mr guzzi :deal

Or building a v7 ntx.....PLEASE mr guzzi :deal
Forum: Australia 02-04-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Dr AT
He's even got klaus muelers bum bag on his home...

He's even got klaus muelers bum bag on his home page :rofl Better rename this thread - this isn't schooling - it's nursing home stuff ( yes, I know klaus still runs tours)
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Dr AT
Andystrapz aaa bag for remote area day / weekend...

Andystrapz aaa bag for remote area day / weekend trips, with the bumbag / first aid kit / thermals / bivvy inside the main compartment, one pocket has retrieval stuff ( saw / spectra etc) , the...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Dr AT
Every couple of weeks they restock - just wait...

Every couple of weeks they restock - just wait until they have what you want. I bought a SUP off them for my xmas pressent, it was very educational watching the site. One day they'd have 5/6 and...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,356
Posted By Dr AT
If you do your own maintenance, buy a used ktm300...

If you do your own maintenance, buy a used ktm300 instead of the dirt drz. ( or even a 200 and lose the trials as well?)

Then you'll realise how reliable and insanely good fun a ktm is and you'll...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Dr AT
How basic can you tollerate? Rim / spokes of...

How basic can you tollerate? Rim / spokes of unkown quality for $127

https://www.torpedo7.com.au/products/T7RIRBK01/title/torpedo7-rim---spoke-set
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,774
Posted By Dr AT
Rat, I'll add another vote for a guzzi v7. Sure,...

Rat, I'll add another vote for a guzzi v7. Sure, they look like an old mans wankmobile, but small block guzzis make amazing commuters and there is something very rewarding about punting one through...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By Dr AT
A few things to consider: Quarantine :deal...

A few things to consider:

Quarantine :deal One speck of dirt and you pay them to steam clean the bike ( then pay to replace all the bearings)

Carnet de passage - if the bike gets stolen /...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Dr AT
Work it out from tha ato depreciation schedule ya...

Work it out from tha ato depreciation schedule ya slacker :deal

https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/Small-business-entity-concessions/Income-tax-concessions/Simplified-depreciation-rules/


So a...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 38,343
Posted By Dr AT
If you look in the " wanted" section here, you'll...

If you look in the " wanted" section here, you'll see he's been a member since 09 and has 89 posts, read them and make up your mind?
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Dr AT
Gavo, it probably doesn't matter so much with...

Gavo, it probably doesn't matter so much with something like an ikon shock, but the early ktm pds shocks were fussy critters. Light bike, high performance, plus the teething issues of a new style of...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Dr AT
You'd be surprised! Back in 2000 a suspension...

You'd be surprised! Back in 2000 a suspension guru who would know better installed the spring upside down on my 400 exc. ( everyone is human)

Thankfully I noticed halfway through the ride (...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Dr AT
Yes it does, and you answered why - unsprung...

Yes it does, and you answered why - unsprung weight. Or at least some pendulum unsprung physics sort of thing :1drink
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-15-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12,334
Views: 1,719,604
Posted By Dr AT
I'm thinking you're my long lost twin brother? ...

I'm thinking you're my long lost twin brother?

In 07 I sold my africa twin and bought a new ktm640 adv. Great solo adv hard core bike, but it sits unused beside my v11. That's why you guys are...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,893
Views: 365,169
Posted By Dr AT
Looking very nice! Before you invest a lot of...

Looking very nice! Before you invest a lot of time / effort in the ktm front guard, see if you can get hold of andy k. I tossed him the front guard off my ktm, it'd be interesting yo hear how well it...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,305
Posted By Dr AT
Nah, bgr that, we just want to take all those...

Nah, bgr that, we just want to take all those wanna be bmw types into the high country and learn em good :deal
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-14-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12,334
Views: 1,719,604
Posted By Dr AT
Ps for more viewing pleasure / pissing...

Ps for more viewing pleasure / pissing contests...check out post 69 on here

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=384629&highlight=Africa+twin&page=5
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-14-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12,334
Views: 1,719,604
Posted By Dr AT
Hmmmm....they split beasts and within weeks you...

Hmmmm....they split beasts and within weeks you guys forget about the other 750's ridden seriously off road :evil
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk225/eberhartzoe/IMG_0571.jpg

(My africa...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,305
Posted By Dr AT
Good idea, with perhaps a few links to snail...

Good idea, with perhaps a few links to snail trail / regional social meetings/ rider training +/- which bike for me common noobie questions?

Perhaps it can be a subset of the new here link , or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By Dr AT
There is a LOT of weight to loose in the fairing...

There is a LOT of weight to loose in the fairing /dash region. I landed a bit too hard from a jump once and the whole fairing / dash / brackets broke off my 87 transalp. I stashed it trailside for...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,576
Posted By Dr AT
Nandewar - hand sterilising gel is innefective...

Nandewar - hand sterilising gel is innefective against gastro causing bacteria. Anything with a capsule strong enough to survive through the stomach needs time with soap and clean water ( We use...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,576
Posted By Dr AT
:topes:flush:hmmmmm

:topes:flush:hmmmmm
Forum: Australia 01-07-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,576
Posted By Dr AT
Jdeks, can you tell us more about your setup?...

Jdeks, can you tell us more about your setup? Looking at the site, it appears to pressurise the bladder - have you split many bladders? Does it also compress the contents of your backpack ?

Andy P...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,576
Posted By Dr AT
I've got an old pur filter, it's been fantastic...

I've got an old pur filter, it's been fantastic but you can't buy elements for it anylonger :cry The design was great for what we do - foam prefilter at the inlet, then a coarse mesh filter that can...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,232
Posted By Dr AT
78k...I'm feeling so...inadequate....I'd better...

78k...I'm feeling so...inadequate....I'd better take my shed princess out for a ride
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