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Forum: Asia Pacific 03-26-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Telkwa7
We are also looking at ways of getting from Oz...

We are also looking at ways of getting from Oz (most likely Darwin) to SEA. In addition to the Darwin Dili route does anyone know if the bike can be flown from Darwin to Denpasar, Bali and if so,...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-26-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Telkwa7
Sorry for the delay in responding. Thanks for the...

Sorry for the delay in responding. Thanks for the comments.
I am now in Oz and here is my experience with flying the bike from BA to Sydney.
I used Dakar Motos who were great. It cost me about...
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-28-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Telkwa7
Thanks Pecha72. I will notify customs once I have...

Thanks Pecha72. I will notify customs once I have received my way bill and before the bike is shipped.
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-27-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Telkwa7
Question Flying a bike to Australia

I am planning to fly my bike from Buenos Aires to Sydney Australia. I have not been able to get a clear picture of potential costs involved in getting the bike from the Sydney airport cargo area...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,377
Posted By Telkwa7
A couple of more comments to add to my original...

A couple of more comments to add to my original post;

The rear brake fluid has now stayed clear after about 8,000 kms (Motul Dot 4)
I put on a new rear tire (Heidenau K-60) in Buenos Aires at the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-23-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,377
Posted By Telkwa7
Thanks for the positive feedback. To add to my...

Thanks for the positive feedback.
To add to my initial post and answer a couple of questions;
We ride mainly paved roads, but have been on a lot of tracks and gravel roads since we got into Peru....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-18-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,377
Posted By Telkwa7
29,000 km on an 1190 - some observations

I am currently in Argentina, part way into a rtw on a 2014 1190 Adventure. I left Canada in September with 5,000 km on the clock. Here are some observations after 29,000 kms. I am traveling with my...
Forum: Americas 11-10-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Telkwa7
Sorry I meant Panama City, Panama. I am not...

Sorry I meant Panama City, Panama. I am not having any luck here. Next stop is Bogota Colombia, where KTM claims to have about 20 dealers!!! I have started contacting some of them but meanwhile, can...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Telkwa7
tires in Panama City

I have had no luck getting hold of the KTM Dealer in Panama City. I need a new rear tire for my 1190 Adventure. I would like to purchase a Heidenau K-60. Can anyone suggest a dealer/outlet I could...
Forum: Americas 09-20-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Telkwa7
Thanks for the replies and good advice. We will...

Thanks for the replies and good advice. We will be going through Nogales.
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Telkwa7
Current situation in Baja?

We were planning to ride from the San Diego area down to Santa Rosalia and take the ferry to Guaymas and then south along the west coast. We were planning to leave in the next couple of days. We have...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-15-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By Telkwa7
Carnet requirement RTW

I am currently planning a rtw trip and have been getting conflicting information on Carnet requirements. The trip will essentially be from Canada south to Argentina, then across to Australia (where...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 202,152
Posted By Telkwa7
Absolutely great reading! Your travels are very...

Absolutely great reading! Your travels are very inspiring.
I will be doing a similar route as part of a RTW. After much searching for Carnet requirements and conflicting information, can I ask if...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,354
Posted By Telkwa7
Has anyone had any success yet with HID bulbs in...

Has anyone had any success yet with HID bulbs in either hi or low beam?
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 161,855
Posted By Telkwa7
Thanks for your quick reply with good information.

Thanks for your quick reply with good information.
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 161,855
Posted By Telkwa7
Thanks, your ride and report was truly...

Thanks, your ride and report was truly inspirational, well done!
As my wife and I will be departing on a rtw this September, and as we are still in the planning stages, could you tell me what...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-13-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By Telkwa7
Well done and real good to read your write up. My...

Well done and real good to read your write up. My wife and I will be riding there next fall on our 1190 with Holans and Wings shorty, before flying with bike from BA to Sydney as part of our rtw.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 194,710
Posted By Telkwa7
Thanks for the positive feedback guys. I will...

Thanks for the positive feedback guys. I will order the 38L system.:clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 194,710
Posted By Telkwa7
Holan and Wings shorty

Master, re. the Shorty; is this first hand information from Holan? I have asked them to confirm this and have not had a reply.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,354
Posted By Telkwa7
I have followed this thread with interest as I...

I have followed this thread with interest as I had planned to go the HID route on my 1190, as it was great on my 990. I have found this info which seems to indicate that with the right ballast the...
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-08-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By Telkwa7
Thank you guys for the responses. I will keep the...

Thank you guys for the responses. I will keep the site posted on (hopefully) any progress.
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-05-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By Telkwa7
Question guide information in China

We are exploring Asian route options for a rtw. One route being considered is flying bikes to Beijing from SEA and riding to Mongolia. We understand a guide is required in China. Does anyone have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Telkwa7
Question Service in Montreal area

I am currently riding across Canada on my 2010 990 Adventure. I will be requiring my 15k service when I am in the Montreal area. Can anyone recommend a dealer there? I noticed Monette in Laval area...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,246
Posted By Telkwa7
Thanks for the feedback; it gives me much to...

Thanks for the feedback; it gives me much to ponder. I have managed to find the Euro-switch part number through another thread; who can I get one of these from? My KTM dealer (in Western Canada) says...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,246
Posted By Telkwa7
Question HID light source

I'm a noob with a recently purchased new 2010 Adventure. I have installed the European headlight and plan to install a 35w H7 HID low beam. I have read many comments on inferior "Asian" made bulbs,...
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