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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By Fearless Whetu
With all due respect I don't understand these...

With all due respect I don't understand these posts O_o If 75% of your riding is solo I don't quite get why you would have the bike set up for the 25% two up…
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Fearless Whetu
We're planning on going but haven't been before....

We're planning on going but haven't been before. Can we just rock up or do you need to book ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By Fearless Whetu
28 - 32 psi is a good pressure that works well on...

28 - 32 psi is a good pressure that works well on road and is ok off road. Like others have said ideally you would have lower pressure off road (I might go 20- 24psi) but you will eventually bend a...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,220
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Thumb I've been looking for this kind of info as well,...

I've been looking for this kind of info as well, great thread :clap
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Also, what springs did you use ? Hyper pro ??

Also, what springs did you use ? Hyper pro ??
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Fearless Whetu
I've been impressed with the Karoo 3. They look...

I've been impressed with the Karoo 3. They look like they will last around 7000ks (commuting every day) and are a good compromise on and off road.

I have used TKC's and they are a great tyre but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,328
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Hahahaha !

SHHHHHHHHHHH ! She thinks its almost over :rofl

Honestly though, I refuse to pay Touratech what I believe to be massively over inflated prices for this sort of stuff. I would be going the Ohlins...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,145
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Great little clip. I want the BSA at the end :tb

Great little clip. I want the BSA at the end :tb
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,668
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Thumb Wow I really like the look of that BM. To be...

Wow I really like the look of that BM. To be honest an old air head was the first thing I thought of when I had the idea for this.

My missus is not happy at all that I have had this idea :lol3
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 37,553
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Had this happen when selling a Bobcat a while...

Had this happen when selling a Bobcat a while back. The poor english (they called it a "Tractor") and fact that the SMS came through at 3am kind of gave it away.

Read here:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Fearless Whetu
At first I thought, "who puts a bus shelter on a...

At first I thought, "who puts a bus shelter on a race track!!" Then I clicked… :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 432,195
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Its kind of a relief to hear someone else say...

Its kind of a relief to hear someone else say this because I sometimes leave my chin strap undone as well, especially when I am distracted, tired or rushing.

In fact I did it last night leaving...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,668
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Cool2 That is cool

That is cool
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,668
Posted By Fearless Whetu
I think I'll make this

http://i1363.photobucket.com/albums/r707/awsimpson1/images_zps02790d68.jpeg (http://s1363.photobucket.com/user/awsimpson1/media/images_zps02790d68.jpeg.html)

:lol3
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,668
Posted By Fearless Whetu
That is actually a bloody good idea. I was...

That is actually a bloody good idea. I was looking earlier today and I was surprised at how much some bikes were that weren't even going but Posties are cheap as.

Are stat write-offs totally...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,668
Posted By Fearless Whetu
What is the go with club rego ?

What is the go with club rego ?
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,668
Posted By Fearless Whetu
This is good advice, thanks Fellas. I will have a...

This is good advice, thanks Fellas. I will have a look around and see what I can find. I hadn't really thought about the cost of the repairs :huh

I think an old road bike would be good so I can...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,668
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Question Project bike

I was visiting a friend yesterday who is working on a couple of hotrods he is restoring from scratch (including a '52 Desoto Convertible - very cool) and we got to talking about working on bikes.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,208
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Great thread :clap I just had my first flat and...

Great thread :clap I just had my first flat and chickened out and got the bike shop to change it for me as I don't have the tools. I will get some tyre irons and give it a go next time.
Forum: Australia 11-20-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,223
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Thumb Awesome

I'd love to do one of the days at Phillip Island. Will they let you on with knobbies ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fearless Whetu
:lol3 :lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3 :lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Fearless Whetu
I've been wanting to explore down that way, it is...

I've been wanting to explore down that way, it is a beautiful area.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,948
Posted By Fearless Whetu
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,948
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Eh? My Lord… BMW owners whinge about their bikes more...

My Lord… BMW owners whinge about their bikes more than any other make I have ever seen :huh EVERY bike has their issues.

Maybe its the price point that sets people off as they believe that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7,928
Views: 2,696,484
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Hahaha ! this was exactly what I thought too....

Hahaha ! this was exactly what I thought too. :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Thumb :D Awesome for you ! They are great bikes, enjoy...

:D Awesome for you ! They are great bikes, enjoy every minute.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Yes I saw these and you are right, but it's still...

Yes I saw these and you are right, but it's still over $500.00 plus postage for me here and if I can I'd rather keep the rotor stock.

Im going to wait for a complete wheel as I saw an entire...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 43,387
Posted By Fearless Whetu
I have been following this and I asked them about...

I have been following this and I asked them about motorcycle access. They are not talking about preventing access to motorcycles and there will still be heaps of tracks to ride. They are more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Yep, this is what I came to as well. The wheel...

Yep, this is what I came to as well. The wheel (with a good tyre was going to cost me $200 but the rotor etc was over $600.00) I will put on hold for now until I can find a good deal on a complete...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Its taken a while ad I have a very fair price...

Its taken a while ad I have a very fair price from an inmate for the wheel but the cost of the brake rotor :huh $510.00…. Bloody hell, I'm not sure if I can do it now.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Thumb Thank you. I'll bookmark that page too.

Thank you. I'll bookmark that page too.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Rear wheel question

Im wondering if someone knows wether a rear wheel (including bearings hub etc) from a 2011-12 F800gs is the same specs and will fit my 2014 bike.

I've been looking for a spare rear so I can put...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,328
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Hahaha, this is true. I forgot about the weather...

Hahaha, this is true. I forgot about the weather up your way. Im curious to hear the difference.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By Fearless Whetu
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Yep, Thats what pissed me off so much. The...

Yep, Thats what pissed me off so much. The pricing was just so far off it wasn't funny.:huh

After talking to them today I found they give me a "new for old" policy for 12 months then we can go to...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By Fearless Whetu
I shall. I might give Shannons a call as well.

I shall. I might give Shannons a call as well.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Thanks for the info, I have used Redbook before...

Thanks for the info, I have used Redbook before but hadn't heard of Glasses.

Redbook values at $16695.00 Glasses I have to pay for so didn't check.

It still doesn't equal the value they gave...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,328
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Ohlins FKA are looking a better option for me -...

Ohlins FKA are looking a better option for me - $1800ish. Not that the forks are high on my list at the moment.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,328
Posted By Fearless Whetu
:rofl So… how they going ?

:rofl

So… how they going ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By Fearless Whetu
Quickshifter ?

Quickshifter ?
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