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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,192
Posted By gus007
I am confused by the whole rotor wearing thing. I...

I am confused by the whole rotor wearing thing. I have replaced rotors on a car but that car had about 150,000 miles on it and I ran it pretty hard, but I have never replaced rotors on a motorcycle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,456
Posted By gus007
http://www.kriskapp.com/images/misc/fpr.jpg ...

http://www.kriskapp.com/images/misc/fpr.jpg

Damn, I really need to wash my bike.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,860
Posted By gus007
If you could get a engine from the Husky Nuda,...

If you could get a engine from the Husky Nuda, then you would have one kick-ass ride.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By gus007
Sydney Motorcycle Show

Is there going to be one this year?
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,512
Posted By gus007
Really digging this. Nice ride and nice write up.

Really digging this. Nice ride and nice write up.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,220
Posted By gus007
I test rode a Nuda a few months back. The motor...

I test rode a Nuda a few months back. The motor on that thing kicked ass. It felt totally different then the 800 but I don't know why they made it a 900.

I really wish someone would make a small...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,589
Posted By gus007
I agree. My 800gs is my third BMW and it is the...

I agree. My 800gs is my third BMW and it is the worst bike I have owned. My 2003 Dakar and 2010 XChallenge were better built. BMW just cut too many corners in ithe 800's production. I still like...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By gus007
Maybe you are thinking head specialist...

Maybe you are thinking head specialist...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By gus007
Needed: Hand Specialist in Eastern suburbs Sydney

Broke my thumb but I am looking for a hand specialst to give me a second opinion before I let the quacks at the hand clinic do surgery. Any referrals would be greatly apprciated.

_Kris
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-01-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By gus007
Good times

Good times
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,489
Posted By gus007
I have SW-Motechs and they have held up quite...

I have SW-Motechs and they have held up quite well to my various get-offs.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,807
Posted By gus007
Is there a way to troubleshoot this problem? My...

Is there a way to troubleshoot this problem? My bike stalls after a day of riding. It's always in the afternoon when the fuel level starts to drop and its a hot day. The local BMW shop in Sydney...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,074
Posted By gus007
I've heard it described as the Swiss Army knife...

I've heard it described as the Swiss Army knife of motorcycles but if anything I consider it more of a spork.

http://www.getprice.com.au/images/uploadimg/1192/15014912.jpg

As far as looks goes,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,074
Posted By gus007
Metzeler Tourance!!! And they are light years...

Metzeler Tourance!!! And they are light years better then the Bridgestones it came with.

Now if I could just stop riding like an old woman...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,074
Posted By gus007
I'm waffling on my decision to get the 800. At...

I'm waffling on my decision to get the 800. At times I think that I should have gotten the 630 but then I remember it's at least a couple of hours ride to anywhere interesting and I think maybe the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,074
Posted By gus007
Dig the music choice. My ol' redneck grandpappy...

Dig the music choice. My ol' redneck grandpappy would be proud.

Awesome job on the editing. :freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By gus007
mix/matching tires

I am in need of some new rubber and was hoping to put on a set of Anaakee 2's but no one has a front 90/90-21 in stock in Sydney and no idea of when they will get them in. I can get the Pirelli...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,174
Posted By gus007
I just got a 800 last week. It's a little beat up...

I just got a 800 last week. It's a little beat up but I'd let you give it a try. I'm in Sydney though.
Forum: Australia 09-07-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By gus007
Oh chit, what's going on at home! I just got back...

Oh chit, what's going on at home! I just got back from a snowboarding trip.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,685
Posted By gus007
Used KTM 690 vs new TE-630

I'm trying to decide which to get. The 690 would be a little more but loaded with large tank, bashplate, and some luggage. The TE comes with a warranty. This is in Australia by the way and the 690's...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,790
Posted By gus007
Try slightly dragging the rear brake instead of...

Try slightly dragging the rear brake instead of the front brake alone. It will help with the air shock bobbing a bit.
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By gus007
Husqvarna te450 or 510

Is there much difference between the two? I'd prefer the bigger bike but there is a 450 for sale here local. I'm looking for a replacement for my XChallenge I sold when I left Sydney. I'm in...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By gus007
Thanks for all the info everyone. I think I am...

Thanks for all the info everyone. I think I am going to take my bike with me. I've been given a fairly large relocation expense budget so I may as well use it.

Can't wait for winter to be over!
Forum: Australia 07-06-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By gus007
Possible job in NZ

Hey Y'all

I've been offered a 6 month gig in Wellington. They want me to start immediately but the best I could do is the second week of August. The question I have, should I sell my scoot or take...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,001
Posted By gus007
This happedned to me as well. BMW Australia gave...

This happedned to me as well. BMW Australia gave me a new one. I was going to put a new exhaust on anyway so no big deal.
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By gus007
Chiang Ma is a pretty cool city with an old style...

Chiang Ma is a pretty cool city with an old style wall around it. It would have been nice to have spent some time there but once we were on the bikes we lit out having quickly deciding on a southern...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By gus007
I'm not affiliated with them in any way but here...

I'm not affiliated with them in any way but here is a link:
http://www.chiangmai-motorcycle-rental.info/

The bikes were OK. There was not too much tread on the rear tire of my bike and the front...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By gus007
I think I fixed it...

I think I fixed it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By gus007
I should have taken a few, they were nice enough,...

I should have taken a few, they were nice enough, but our original connecting flight got canceled so we were already 4 or so hours late and we had a long ride ahead of us. All we could think about...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By gus007
More on the way. It was a great trip.

More on the way. It was a great trip.
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By gus007
http://www.kriskapp.com//images/thailand/writeUp/t...

http://www.kriskapp.com//images/thailand/writeUp/thailandDay1/IMG_3148.jpg Bangkok morning

It all started easily enough. Tom sent me an email saying that his family vacation plans had fallen...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By gus007
Thailand - The Northern Part

This trip took place at the end of October 2009 and I’m just now getting around to posting it. Here's a few pics to whet your appetite…

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By gus007
I'd be interested in something like this that...

I'd be interested in something like this that wasn't a permanent fixture to the exhaust. I think with this product you have to use a heat shield between the exhaust and hose that sticks to the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 104,063
Posted By gus007
+1 in Australia.

+1 in Australia.
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By gus007
contact info

Does anyone have a contact email address for wolfman? I would like to ask them a few specific questions. I've sent emails to info@wolfmanluggage.com but haven't gotten a reply.

_Kris
Forum: Australia 12-26-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By gus007
I got this pipe also for under $400AU delivered...

I got this pipe also for under $400AU delivered but I didn't find any problems with the screws for the heat shield. I also got the twin air filter on it at the same time. Definitely made a difference.
Forum: Australia 12-07-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,467
Posted By gus007
Anyone know of a spot near Sydney's eastern...

Anyone know of a spot near Sydney's eastern suburbs where I could pratice these "skills"?
Forum: Australia 12-03-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,268
Posted By gus007
I'm interested. Just need to know the dates to...

I'm interested. Just need to know the dates to plan for it.
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By gus007
Sending a PM

Sending a PM
Forum: Vendors 11-11-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,606
Posted By gus007
Interested for sure...

Interested for sure...
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