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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By Bigem
My oldest dirt bike is a 73 Honda CR250M, my...

My oldest dirt bike is a 73 Honda CR250M, my newest is a 2012 KTM 350EXCF, the world has changed!!

The KATO is by far the best dirtbike of any era I have owned, and I still have most of them.
...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,218
Posted By Bigem
I would not yhave released those images, its...

I would not yhave released those images, its ugly!!:cry:cry:cry
Forum: Australia 05-13-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,218
Posted By Bigem
Question Has a lot of promise but I cant help but think...

Has a lot of promise but I cant help but think Honda will make it overly complex, and with the added weight that comes with that line of thought.

The biggest issue with most 'Adventure' bikes is...
Forum: Australia 05-08-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 68,233
Posted By Bigem
If its not a CBR or CRF Honda Australia dont give...

If its not a CBR or CRF Honda Australia dont give a shit!!:cry:cry:cry
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Bigem
Thumb You blew the chrome off riding it home!! ...

You blew the chrome off riding it home!!

Faaaaaaaaark, how fast is that Vespa?:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,645
Posted By Bigem
Thumb MITAS E0-7s. I am fitting some to the 1190R...

MITAS E0-7s.

I am fitting some to the 1190R next week, have had them on several bikes, best all-rounder I have found so far.

mate has them on his R1200GS and loves them.

Excellent value for...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-04-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,975
Posted By Bigem
Good point, sort of person who buys a CB500 Honda...

Good point, sort of person who buys a CB500 Honda cause its a safe buy!!:rofl:rofl:rofl

I would buy another 1190 in a heatr beat if I had too, and the first thing that gets fitted is the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-03-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,975
Posted By Bigem
Thumb Did a similar length trip, Brisbane, Swanhill,...

Did a similar length trip, Brisbane, Swanhill, Port Augusta, Cobber Pedy, Ularu, Cooper Pedy, Birdsville, Brisbane, 2600 ks of dirt in a 7600 k trip, got back, checked the filter, then got the bike...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-31-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,975
Posted By Bigem
Thumbs down KTM Australia are supplying he Unifilter kit, and...

KTM Australia are supplying he Unifilter kit, and fitting it, and have increased the warranty period to 3 years.

Your dealer is full of shit if he is telling you that your warranty is void if you...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,735
Posted By Bigem
Have seen one do this, big bloke doing lots of...

Have seen one do this, big bloke doing lots of big jumps. I have bottomed mine out on several occasions, they dont have enough clearance for running a real aggressive rear tyre on the back when...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By Bigem
Thumb Thanks guys, a great help.

Thanks guys, a great help.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By Bigem
1190 Cruise control?

Its probably been covered, but has anyone fitted CC to their bike, and which one. I am looking at the Kaoko. Anyone else using it?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Bigem
Correct spec I assume? JASO T903 MA 10w50 or 5w40...

Correct spec I assume? JASO T903 MA 10w50 or 5w40

I only ask as I have seen one doing similar but the guy was using the wrong spec oil, saved him $40 on the oil change!!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By Bigem
12 month warranty! You guys get ripped off!! ...

12 month warranty! You guys get ripped off!!

In Australia we got 24months from new, and I recently got a letter extending the factory warranty to 36 months.

I also got a letter a few weeks back...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Bigem
Does it have oil in it?

Does it have oil in it?
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 68,233
Posted By Bigem
Thumb If they based it in the CRF250R chassis and...

If they based it in the CRF250R chassis and slotted the CBR300 motor into it, I reckon it would be a winner.

It would be 25-30kg lighter for starters!!

CRF250L is about 150kg!! 600/650cc...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Bigem
They should just put the 300cc engine out of the...

They should just put the 300cc engine out of the CBR300 in it from day one!

Too bad its not based on the R chassis with CBR300 engine in it, then it would be a viable bit of kit and 25kg...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,371
Posted By Bigem
What he said!! I will be fitting E-07s to...

What he said!!

I will be fitting E-07s to mine in a few weeks, great tyre.

Had TKC80s, was surprised how long they lasted, 7K R and 9.5K F, loaded up, outback dirt and tar!

F-ing awesomess...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 42,498
Posted By Bigem
Not a selling scam, but just as bad to anyone who...

Not a selling scam, but just as bad to anyone who does online banking.

I got an email from Fedex Post, it basically said they had tried to deliver a parcel but the' business address' was closed!
...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,003
Posted By Bigem
Suits us pointy heads perfectly!!:rofl:rofl:rofl

Suits us pointy heads perfectly!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,122
Posted By Bigem
Laugh Electronics Craig, electronics!! ha ha, and...

Electronics Craig, electronics!! ha ha, and getting old!

True, I was riding with Matt and averaging about 30ks per litre!

I only got around 4K on the F8GS on the TKC, so I reckon it has to be...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,473
Posted By Bigem
Another great event, looking forward to next year...

Another great event, looking forward to next year already!
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,122
Posted By Bigem
On the F8GS, I would run, and did on mine, E-07s...

On the F8GS, I would run, and did on mine, E-07s after having TKC80s and E-09s on it(sold it with E-09s)

The TKC80s are a fair tyre but expensive. Heidenou Scout K60s are over weight crap,...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,172
Posted By Bigem
Thumb Best mates old man once said to me, "go ugly...

Best mates old man once said to me, "go ugly early, that way you wont waste the whole night trying to get your rocks off on a good looking sheila"!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,738
Posted By Bigem
Thumb I have had, and still do, a BMW Rallye2 jacket...

I have had, and still do, a BMW Rallye2 jacket for about 10 years, bloody brilliant, and now have the new KTM Rallye jacket, its every bit as good as the BMW one, but nicer colors:rofl:rofl:rofl
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-14-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,294
Posted By Bigem
35 years in the bike game and never heard of a...

35 years in the bike game and never heard of a bike clutch failing due to poor design or workmanship.

Cause and effect at work here. Conditions and operator at fault!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 34,302
Posted By Bigem
Recently did a 7500 klm ride out through the...

Recently did a 7500 klm ride out through the Australian outback, where temps ranged from 25-41deg celsius, and the only heat issue was when crawling through traffic in the towns and cities(not the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-08-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,806
Posted By Bigem
Eek Really cant see a need for this particular bike....

Really cant see a need for this particular bike. Its the same weight as the 1190, has 50 less HP, everything else is a more or less a carry over except for the more basic suspension and narrower...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,385
Posted By Bigem
Run away and don't look back!! Keep looking....

Run away and don't look back!!

Keep looking.

Traded for 5K, more like 3!!
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 68,233
Posted By Bigem
Bugger, now I have to see the next part!! ...

Bugger, now I have to see the next part!!

Hopefully Honda wont let us down and build something really special!

they seem serious about Dakar which we havent seen for a long long time!:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,343
Posted By Bigem
Terrible news, condolences to family and friends.

Terrible news, condolences to family and friends.
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 68,233
Posted By Bigem
Thumb Is Honda going to get serious and build this bike...

Is Honda going to get serious and build this bike or just 're-clothe' a CB500 like most of its other efforts.

I will believe it when I see it in the flesh and its not some 230kg, road bike...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,897
Posted By Bigem
I carry two Epipens, dependant on the severity of...

I carry two Epipens, dependant on the severity of the reaction, one may only be enough to arrest the complications until proffessional help arrives. I always make sure the guys I ride with know where...
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By Bigem
I wanna know who is in charge of the...

I wanna know who is in charge of the remote?:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,515
Posted By Bigem
certainly entertaining!:rofl:rofl:rofl

certainly entertaining!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,997
Posted By Bigem
Cry Good mag, never had an issue with Clubby, always...

Good mag, never had an issue with Clubby, always up for a chat.

Shame to see one of the better publications gone.

Two Wheels etc are ad filled tripe!! Count the ad pages, they outnumber the...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,421
Posted By Bigem
Thumbs down If its not a CBR or CRF Honda don't give a rats...

If its not a CBR or CRF Honda don't give a rats arse!!

In reality, none of the Jap brands really 'gets' it!!:cry:cry:cry

Its pathetic!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-31-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,736,712
Posted By Bigem
Wink Adding that much to the height of it would mean...

Adding that much to the height of it would mean you would have to be 8 foot tall to sit in it!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,393
Posted By Bigem
Thumb 100% agree. I see this as a positive for us,...

100% agree.

I see this as a positive for us, and should be Australia wide!

The amount of morons you see texting while driving around the Newcastle area is bullshit!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-16-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,111
Posted By Bigem
Wicked Design compromises? It has 150hp, its...

Design compromises?

It has 150hp, its orange, it gives me wood!!

What design compromises?:rofl:rofl:rofl
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