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Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 64,305
Posted By KradmelderSA
As they say, great minds think alike :D

As they say, great minds think alike :D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,468
Posted By KradmelderSA
No. I got a tiny one with no fat. 34 pant size:D

No. I got a tiny one with no fat. 34 pant size:D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,468
Posted By KradmelderSA
Or maybe its because our climate is hotter and...

Or maybe its because our climate is hotter and drier it dries faster?

The bioprene, hmm mine is the standard seat on the 2011 dakar. Should all be the same should they not?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,238
Posted By KradmelderSA
the key was it was sunday night. Friday or...

the key was it was sunday night. Friday or saturday he would need beer money. or maybe his pockets were full from the weekend takings.

Coming over the Soutpansberg one cop tried to flag me off. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,975
Posted By KradmelderSA
It is a long winded expensive excercise but most...

It is a long winded expensive excercise but most KTM mechanics will tell you they almost never need adjusting at 15 000 km even if the manual says so. I didnt do it at my 15 000 services.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By KradmelderSA
12000 miles, that is 20 000 Km in 5 years?? Damn...

12000 miles, that is 20 000 Km in 5 years?? Damn some okes never ride their bikes. I do 20 000 km per year per bike!

Never ceases to amaze me how someone can have a 990 and not want to ride it....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,468
Posted By KradmelderSA
??? Mine dries very quick. I was suprised. Mine...

??? Mine dries very quick. I was suprised. Mine is very comfy and I have ridden 12 hr days on it with no soreness at all.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 64,305
Posted By KradmelderSA
My mistress shares a stable with my wife, a 1200...

My mistress shares a stable with my wife, a 1200 GS

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m270/hvandermerwe62/IMG-20120225-00270.jpg


I have a terrible confession. Im starting to love my...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By KradmelderSA
damn, you are lucky. I had an irritating wobble...

damn, you are lucky. I had an irritating wobble at much lower speeds. It could also have been tyre wear. But its fine once balanced out.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 10,804
Views: 2,275,924
Posted By KradmelderSA
Damn. Brand new bike and looks worse than mine! I...

Damn. Brand new bike and looks worse than mine! I hope you dinged the pipes. I fell on rocks and got a dent in the pipes and used the insurance to buy new Arrow pipes :D, get new crash bars and put...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,238
Posted By KradmelderSA
Here afetr 30 kmh over the limit they can legally...

Here afetr 30 kmh over the limit they can legally arrest you. So if you are white and dont want to spend the night in laager with the other whiteys refighting the battle of bloedrivier to protect...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,238
Posted By KradmelderSA
Ja kph. Dont you call a passenger a pillion? Oh...

Ja kph. Dont you call a passenger a pillion? Oh well if you call a top box a trunk I guess anything is possible :rofl. And I thought only elephants had trunks :D


The reason for speed? This is...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,238
Posted By KradmelderSA
But the new Katoom, she moves, does she not? :D ...

But the new Katoom, she moves, does she not? :D
With my new pipes and the extra horses she shoots from 120 to 160 in a flash.

She over the running in period to have a pillion and speed like...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 18,931
Views: 7,700,356
Posted By KradmelderSA
Beautiful bike. beacuse I have the same one:D

Beautiful bike. beacuse I have the same one:D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By KradmelderSA
I got a ding in mine, not visible but noticeable...

I got a ding in mine, not visible but noticeable at speeds over 80 kmh. When i put on a new tyre you could see a very slight wobble but balanced it out. It means putting weights on 2 places on rim,...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10,804
Views: 2,275,924
Posted By KradmelderSA
New Arrow pipes and Zeta hand guards. Madchen now...

New Arrow pipes and Zeta hand guards. Madchen now roars. Quite noticeable on mid range power and shoots from 120 kmh to 150 much quicker
...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,289
Posted By KradmelderSA
Well those are good priorities: your feet and...

Well those are good priorities: your feet and your head. When you have spare cash you can upgrade the rest. You will like the SG10s.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,211
Posted By KradmelderSA
Not only patches but politics are involved. And I...

Not only patches but politics are involved. And I thought only a bike licence and a helmet were required to ride.

You can get around the helmet law by those trinket fibreglass beanies that some...
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,930
Posted By KradmelderSA
I figure the same. I fall about once a year,...

I figure the same. I fall about once a year, simpley cause i ride gravel, sand mud, rocks. All my falls have been off road and never involving another vehicle. Its part of riding.


Chances of...
Forum: Canada 05-17-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,014
Posted By KradmelderSA
I have three jackets. I will list their good and...

I have three jackets. I will list their good and bad points and cost for comparison

BMW Comfort shell. fantastic jacket. Wear it in +30 summer heat, and in 1 C winter. never hot or cold. I can...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,837
Posted By KradmelderSA
You are getting drive bys a la USA :D. Welcome to...

You are getting drive bys a la USA :D. Welcome to multiculturalism :D

At least they not coming in and killing you in your home!

Even the cops here are a threat. yet another police chief...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,837
Posted By KradmelderSA
There is your answer. They are scarce and cant be...

There is your answer. They are scarce and cant be replaced. Some oke wanted parts, a gang will provide. You will never see the parts for sale on an open market. Its stolen to order. An insurance pay...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,837
Posted By KradmelderSA
Ja. Cash in transit heists, robberies etc. About...

Ja. Cash in transit heists, robberies etc. About once a year just in my community alone. Attempted break-ins and community responds. They have even happened in front of schools when someone atempts...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,837
Posted By KradmelderSA
I dont get it. One bike stolen is news and is...

I dont get it. One bike stolen is news and is rare? Doesnt it happen often? Then you guys are lucky. Everyday occurrence here, and only a big shoot out in a public place would be news, but not major...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 212,081
Posted By KradmelderSA
I hope you remembered to stand on the pegs as you...

I hope you remembered to stand on the pegs as you went over it, and gave a twist of throttle to ramp and wheelie :D
Forum: Australia 05-17-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,837
Posted By KradmelderSA
[/QUOTE] Damn, that is what you get for...

[/QUOTE]

Damn, that is what you get for letting all the south africans into Oz :knary


These organised groups generally look for a specific type of bike and steal to order. Within hours of...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,289
Posted By KradmelderSA
they have to be pretty wide to fit over the...

they have to be pretty wide to fit over the SG-10s. My Rallye 3 pants barely fit but the zips wont close, the velcro starp barely. Wearing them inside the boot is just too uncomfortable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,211
Posted By KradmelderSA
Reg. I also see riding as an individualistic...

Reg. I also see riding as an individualistic thing. The freedom of it. To me the ultimate adventure riding is solo riding on long trips on remote roads where you see no one all day. remote dirt...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,211
Posted By KradmelderSA
That about sums up how best to deal with them....

That about sums up how best to deal with them. And best to overtake them as soon as possible before their gawking at someone who can ride a bike faster than an old woman causes an accident....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,334
Posted By KradmelderSA
Then now you are really welcomed to the Dark...

Then now you are really welcomed to the Dark Side. The KTM is a demanding mistress. But well worth it :D.


I couldnt understand drug addicts or alcoholics, until I got a KTM:D.

But Im in...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,334
Posted By KradmelderSA
That is why a KTM is good for your career. You...

That is why a KTM is good for your career. You will get a better job to support your bike :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 422,351
Posted By KradmelderSA
I know what you mean. Certain things just scream...

I know what you mean. Certain things just scream out a warning. For example:

A black taxi stopping in the road (they have a tendenancy to do that here) means the sliding door will open and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 212,081
Posted By KradmelderSA
I was behind a brand new mercedes kompressor...

I was behind a brand new mercedes kompressor driving very slow on a national highway and I couldnt see a driver. No head. as i start to overtake a mealie cob comes flying out the driver's window...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,516
Posted By KradmelderSA
On the standard seat there are 2 seat settings...

On the standard seat there are 2 seat settings for low and high, adjusted by moving 2 bars in the seat.

There is a low seat option but that in effect means a seat less padding and far more...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By KradmelderSA
I have the 11 KTM, and an 09 GS, have ridden the...

I have the 11 KTM, and an 09 GS, have ridden the GSA and an 800.

I dont see any reason to take the GSA over the GS unless fuel is an issue. Its heavy and a bitch off road. What you want all that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,288
Posted By KradmelderSA
I commute on mine. Its a great commuter. Unless...

I commute on mine. Its a great commuter. Unless you have panniers you can lane split, high seating gives great visibility, flat power curve minimises gear changes. Its a good all around bike....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,437
Posted By KradmelderSA
Yes for a topple over. Anything more than that...

Yes for a topple over. Anything more than that the standard BMW ones are too flimsy. I had one fall at about 40 kmh on on my 1200. It tore the crash bar and pushed it back into the head. Had to get a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,334
Posted By KradmelderSA
If you dont have hand grip warmers the hot stock...

If you dont have hand grip warmers the hot stock pipes will come in handy on a cold winter day :D.

Seen some mates get off the wind blast of the katoom and put hands next to the pipes :D. not me....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,912
Posted By KradmelderSA
10 of us here. I ride to work each day on...

10 of us here. I ride to work each day on alternate bikes. Im the only one riding. Only one other rides here. He has a bike but no licence, but he commutes in a cage. he just had a kid and wants to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By KradmelderSA
Now riding 12 hr days with the SG10s. fantastic...

Now riding 12 hr days with the SG10s. fantastic boot!!! And i didnt have to move gear lever. The boot flexed enough with wear and I got used to lifting my foot to downshift.

Most comfortable MX...
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