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Forum: Australia 04-10-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,374
Posted By sleepywombat
hey jaq yes im a uk resident so the mot insurance...

hey jaq yes im a uk resident so the mot insurance and carnet will be no bother ... my old man is heading back in september for a month of biking through europe so hes gonna use the bike then and...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,374
Posted By sleepywombat
sorry for the hijack but it must be the season...

sorry for the hijack but it must be the season for buying bikes in the uk. Ive just bought a 2003 tiger with luggage and only 4000miles on the clock for 3,450 pound. although my trip wont start for...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5,794
Views: 1,441,453
Posted By sleepywombat
Just got my hands on a 2003 955i tiger with only...

Just got my hands on a 2003 955i tiger with only 4000 miles on the clock. panniers and top box with 12 volt out let and cee baileys screen also come with the bike. All for 3,450 pounds (aud$7,600 or...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By sleepywombat
importing a motorcycle

I am looking to import A 2003 triumph tiger however as i havent owned the bike for 2 years or been out of the country with the bike for 2 years I am not able to import it the usual way. So my...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,776
Posted By sleepywombat
just bought a 2003 tiger with panniers and top...

just bought a 2003 tiger with panniers and top box and only 6,400kms on the clock all for only $7,700 .. only trouble is its in the UK, does anyone know what kinda import tax I will have to pay if I...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,846
Posted By sleepywombat
dl650 vs f800gs

so im getting ready to get a new bike and i've got it down to the 650 vstrom and the f800gs. what I really want is for owners of both of these bikes to tell me the things they HATE about the bikes....
Forum: Australia 03-11-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,234
Posted By sleepywombat
personally i would leave him to stand on his own...

personally i would leave him to stand on his own 2 feet. You should leave it up to him to organise how he is going to get too and from work ...if you have to drive him, then charge him. People speed....
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,412,456
Posted By sleepywombat
thanks for that ..the tank is back on woooo:clap

thanks for that ..the tank is back on woooo:clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,412,456
Posted By sleepywombat
i am in the process of putting the original...

i am in the process of putting the original petrol tank back on to my 05 dr650, however since its been nearly 2 years since i replaced it with the safari i cant remember how to fit the plastic shroud...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,881,530
Posted By sleepywombat
I'm moving overseas at the end of the year so I'm...

I'm moving overseas at the end of the year so I'm gonna have to sell the DR :cry . its a 2005 with a screen spotlights about 13,000kms bike will also come with a 32lts safari tank as well as stock...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By sleepywombat
i have a 606 on the front and its fine on the...

i have a 606 on the front and its fine on the road ..its a bit dicey at first ..but so are most new tyres.
Forum: Australia 03-05-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By sleepywombat
something like therapy and drug rehab at the tax...

something like therapy and drug rehab at the tax payers expense id imagine
Forum: Australia 03-05-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,510
Posted By sleepywombat
im interested in this ride ..once dates are set i...

im interested in this ride ..once dates are set i will have a better idea ..will more than likely have to take time off work
Forum: Australia 02-27-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 32,544
Posted By sleepywombat
any rides this w/e?

any rides this w/e?
Forum: Australia 02-14-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By sleepywombat
this thread needs pics pics pics .... pics of the...

this thread needs pics pics pics .... pics of the leg , xrays and most importantly the bike
Forum: Australia 01-02-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 98,054
Posted By sleepywombat
if we all emailed yamaha stating our interest in...

if we all emailed yamaha stating our interest in this bike then maybe we'd have a better chance of seeing it arrive.. hell even if you have no intention of getting one email them anyway so that the...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,100
Posted By sleepywombat
where would i go to try one on in perth ? i dotn...

where would i go to try one on in perth ? i dotn wanna order a lid then find it doesnt fit
Forum: Australia 12-25-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,517
Posted By sleepywombat
ewans wife tagging along was stupid think about...

ewans wife tagging along was stupid think about it you plan a trip with a mate and then he decides my wife is gonna learn to ride and tag along for 10 days, if ewan wanted to ride with his wife then...
Forum: Australia 12-25-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,937
Posted By sleepywombat
didnt get any bike related stuff this year...

didnt get any bike related stuff this year .....but i did get a shit load of tools spanners sockets etc etc plus some freeze dried ice cream for when i go camping,... but its my birthday next week so...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,687
Posted By sleepywombat
very enjoyable report thus far! looks like youre...

very enjoyable report thus far! looks like youre having a ball, envy is an understatement!!!! keep the words and pictures comming, what panniers are you using? im after a similar set up for my DR for...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,059
Posted By sleepywombat
theres too much safety involved it takes away the...

theres too much safety involved it takes away the adventure. Sat phones gps, etc just get on your bike and ride the fucken thing if you get lost then you get lost its not the end of the world. Think...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,881,530
Posted By sleepywombat
how much is it for a full staintune including...

how much is it for a full staintune including header pipe ?
Forum: Australia 12-20-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 32,544
Posted By sleepywombat
in that case get fucked :lol3

in that case get fucked :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,412,456
Posted By sleepywombat
hard panniers

ive done a search of this thread on panniers and while i managed to gather some info i didnt get what i was after so here goes. I want some hard panniers that will be used for a trip from australia...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By sleepywombat
thanks for all the replies Ive just recieved a...

thanks for all the replies Ive just recieved a quote from perkins shipping, darwin to singapore $176.75 per cubic metre. ive decided to scrap the idea of just doing laos cambodia and vietnam... had...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By sleepywombat
an adventure can be getting from the bedroom to...

an adventure can be getting from the bedroom to the shower/toilet after a big night out .... going rtw would be easier some days:freaky
Forum: Australia 12-20-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 32,544
Posted By sleepywombat
I love my dr, and it does everything! my point...

I love my dr, and it does everything! my point was when faced with a steep sandy track theres no fun in knowing this will be easy the fun is when you have the thought i wonder if i'll make it
Forum: Australia 12-20-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,447
Posted By sleepywombat
ive just done some research regarding pricing for...

ive just done some research regarding pricing for the 2008 tenere in europe and prices look to be around the 6-7000 euro mark which equates to $10-11,500. i'd imagine this would be + orc obviously...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,447
Posted By sleepywombat
I think its going to be quite pricey probably...

I think its going to be quite pricey probably $11,500 ride away + extra for panniers, heated grips, rear luggage rack. Id imagine $13k is a more realistic price,... not worth when you can get a 650...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2007, 01:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By sleepywombat
when i started out riding an adventure was the...

when i started out riding an adventure was the commute to work then it became a few hours on w/e's out in the bush then half day rides then full day rides then it turned into i wonder whats down this...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 32,544
Posted By sleepywombat
not knowing if the bike will make it or not is...

not knowing if the bike will make it or not is part of the fun
Forum: Australia 12-19-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By sleepywombat
shipping a bike to S.E Asia

next year (around march/ april) i'm planning to travel through vietnam cambodia and laos as a mini adventure ride. Im hoping someone out there knows what the cost of shipping the bike over to these...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 32,544
Posted By sleepywombat
that looks like a good ride. you wanna put up the...

that looks like a good ride. you wanna put up the route of the bullsbrook ride? shift work means that i only get a full w/e off every 6weeks so must of my riding is done during week days. I wouldnt...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,447
Posted By sleepywombat
the more i look at this bike the more i like it....

the more i look at this bike the more i like it. when i first saw it i thought it looked shit-house, now im considering it as a possible upgrade from the dr650. obviously price will be a big factor...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,121
Posted By sleepywombat
thats because theres no such thing.... what i...

thats because theres no such thing.... what i would consider the ideal adventure bike isnt the same as what you would consider an adventure bike...we are all different when it comes to adventure...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,121
Posted By sleepywombat
jesus mike calm down, you know the deal here in...

jesus mike calm down, you know the deal here in WA about having to take 2 friggin bike tests (dont get me started on that), so for someone who goes out and gets their licence they are unable to go...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By sleepywombat
+1, safety first takes away the adventure aspect,...

+1, safety first takes away the adventure aspect, make sure you have water and decent boots etc but not everyone is like ewan and charlie ie; support crews, doctors, "fixers" etc etc
Forum: Australia 12-19-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,121
Posted By sleepywombat
very nice, would make an ideal entry level bike...

very nice, would make an ideal entry level bike into adv riding.
Forum: Australia 12-16-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,517
Posted By sleepywombat
LWD disc 1= shit too worried about meeting...

LWD disc 1= shit too worried about meeting deadlines etc etc ... not enough info on the new 1200. disc 2 is alot better and they tackle more adventure tracks, although the armed escorts etc take the...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By sleepywombat
8.9 for the twist and 3.6 for the landing. In...

8.9 for the twist and 3.6 for the landing. In all seriousness that is bloody scary the driver didnt even attend to the poor rider, the police would probably say speed was a factor as well,.. see if...
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