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Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mowster
a certain 2 time aussie GP world champ was at...

a certain 2 time aussie GP world champ was at actions mc at gold coast last week.....taking a brand new 1190R home for the weekend...:deal

even his surplus of skill might not be enough to...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mowster
sheesh, just a little dramatization :shog

sheesh, just a little dramatization

:shog
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mowster
Get an R model. Do it now. Finance it,...

Get an R model. Do it now.

Finance it, sell the kids/wife, whatever.

Got 16k kms on mine now - it's a riot everywhere :deal

When out n about on it, everyone gets out of the way :D
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Mowster
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=964726...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=964726&highlight=Lions

I cant wait :clap

Should be lotsa fun :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Mowster
+1 at 15k kms service, the chain guide...

+1

at 15k kms service, the chain guide was well beyond service limits.....:puke1

didn't trash the swingarm....as far as I know :eek1
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,193
Posted By Mowster
bump!

They're having a 'founders ride' http://lionstt.com/ (http://lionstt.com/)

6th july - the e-mail includes the following text;

We have three rides, one leaving from Brisbane location...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,451
Posted By Mowster
:clap

:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,906
Posted By Mowster
Update; you can be pretty brave thru the twisty...

Update; you can be pretty brave thru the twisty sections, on the MT/90's :wink:

The 1190R is now, for me, the ONE bike which can do nearly anything you want.....JACKPOT!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,906
Posted By Mowster
Just spent a weekend on some fresh Pirelli...

Just spent a weekend on some fresh Pirelli scorpion MT/90 AT's.....:clap

You can be pretty brave on the road, but not sportsbike speeds thru the twisty sections; the confidence is not there on...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 114,082
Posted By Mowster
Yep maybe look at the rear calliper...

Yep


maybe look at the rear calliper alignment??
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,125
Posted By Mowster
Goin down Roseville bridge in Sydney on a pushy,...

Goin down Roseville bridge in Sydney on a pushy, doin $0.90c...the front quickly goes flat....

dunno how I survived....:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,176
Posted By Mowster
Hi Podge! good to see you're getting some rides...

Hi Podge! good to see you're getting some rides in! :freaky

pretty jealous of this ride report.....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,569
Posted By Mowster
:nod

:nod
Forum: Australia 05-19-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mowster
30k kms on 1190's here; a little gnarly stuff in...

30k kms on 1190's here; a little gnarly stuff in the mix :ricky

aint been stranded yet :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,176
Posted By Mowster
bike riding heaven :thumb

bike riding heaven :thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,002
Posted By Mowster
30k kms on 1190's here :freaky Some...

30k kms on 1190's here :freaky

Some strange quality issues found, but no show-stoppers :1drink
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2,932
Views: 356,661
Posted By Mowster
""I have a question for those of you with more...

""I have a question for those of you with more experience than me…what are the chances that any damage was done to the engine as a result of the short period of really high temps? Is there anything I...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By Mowster
Take the chain-slider off, take a look, then post...

Take the chain-slider off, take a look, then post photos! :D

Mine is getting close to the wear limits, too....with about 14k kms so far....


Seems like the slider should be made of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-25-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By Mowster
:ricky Daytrips outta Brisbane-area are...

:ricky
Daytrips outta Brisbane-area are impressing me more and more!
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,576
Posted By Mowster
This is interesting; my 1190 is running 10w-50...

This is interesting; my 1190 is running 10w-50 and seems to be running high oil temps.... :dunno
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2,932
Views: 356,661
Posted By Mowster
I'll 4th this! Not sure about the Motorex...

I'll 4th this!

Not sure about the Motorex 'topspeed' oil, either....gonna try something else next time....:scratch
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,188
Posted By Mowster
[QUOTE=irongrady;23931926] and the sticky high...

[QUOTE=irongrady;23931926] and the sticky high beam switch..QUOTE]

I put a little shim between the hi-beam rocker switch, and the microswitch inside the switchgear.....have to open up the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By Mowster
[QUOTE=jameslawson;23980655] Huge...

[QUOTE=jameslawson;23980655]

Huge intermittent front wheel / end wobble at 100/110mph on the motorway.

yup, get the steering-head bearings torqued correctly - lotsa bikes had this issue...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2,932
Views: 356,661
Posted By Mowster
""Oh, does this mean I have to sell my BMW Rally...

""Oh, does this mean I have to sell my BMW Rally Suit?:rofl""

meh...the irony is appropriate, me thinks :D

glad you're enjoying your R model :clap
Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,010
Posted By Mowster
alternate to the north? Keywords to...

alternate to the north?

Keywords to search for outta Sydney:

Putty Road

Wollombi

Barrington tops (easy dirt, 5 star scenery)
Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 24,909
Posted By Mowster
MOW was my three letter company i.d. from an old...

MOW was my three letter company i.d. from an old job.





:dutch
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Mowster
:nod

:nod
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 114,082
Posted By Mowster
update

Just cracked 11k kms on my 2014 R model (after doing 15k kms on a std model :evil )

Notes;

1. It's amazing what you can get away with on the OEM conti trail-attacks - I've taken the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,188
Posted By Mowster
Agreed = this pesky refuelling is getting in the...

Agreed = this pesky refuelling is getting in the way of the awesome riding :1drink
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 114,082
Posted By Mowster
Headlight high-beam toggle switch failed... ...

Headlight high-beam toggle switch failed...

anyone else?:ear
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Mowster
...done a handful of emergency-braking manouvres...

...done a handful of emergency-braking manouvres this year so far...:eek1

one was for a texting woman.....:puke1

the rest was for roo's, cows, koalas etc :eek1

ride safe peeps :norton
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By Mowster
I did as the thread title suggests! :D You...

I did as the thread title suggests! :D

You can ride 98% as fast on the road!

and much faster on the dirt!

:slurp
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2,932
Views: 356,661
Posted By Mowster
Did an oil change on the R......oil temps have...

Did an oil change on the R......oil temps have been high since then :confused

Oil temp now climbs to 90 to 100 deg, and takes a lot of highway to cool down??

Same Motorex oil as usual...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2,932
Views: 356,661
Posted By Mowster
Originally Posted by wpbarlow...

Originally Posted by wpbarlow http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23774926#post23774926)
So, now that folks have been getting some...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,761
Posted By Mowster
Great post :clap (I'll try to...

Great post :clap



(I'll try to write a similar post in a coupla years, with the 1190R.....try really hard!........up to 8k kms so far...)
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By Mowster
Same tyre on STD model I got 15k kms out...

Same tyre on STD model

I got 15k kms out of them - lots of punishment

Looks like the R model will wear-out the OEM tyres at the same rate

( I traded for an R model, got 8k kms...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2,932
Views: 356,661
Posted By Mowster
:nod

:nod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,336
Posted By Mowster
+1 but eventually, it will be down to...

+1

but eventually, it will be down to something like a dr650, or klr......


:slurp
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,569
Posted By Mowster
^^ I found the std bike electronic...

^^

I found the std bike electronic suspension damping presets not quite refined enough; on my bmw, the presets were a little more refined.

Result is that the 'std' 1190 felt like the rear...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 114,082
Posted By Mowster
[QUOTE=Bigem;23558655]Your dealer should have...

[QUOTE=Bigem;23558655]Your dealer should have checked for what type of spokes where actually in your rear wheel. Some where mistakenly laced with 690R spokes! They are 'waisted' all the way down and...
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