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Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,340
Posted By Shakey!
If I were you and had a couple of years off to go...

If I were you and had a couple of years off to go riding I'd go to Vietnam/Laos/Cambodia etc. You can live like a king for 2 months on what you'd spend in a week here is Aus. Fantastic places to go,...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,989
Posted By Shakey!
Put the tiddler on the bench and did the...

Put the tiddler on the bench and did the Marcelino cam mod...

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h108/mattro11/10833600_10152891403053516_1884208621_n_zps31ddada1.jpg...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,751
Posted By Shakey!
i'll*talk to the wife when she gets in tonight....

i'll*talk to the wife when she gets in tonight. She's a partner of a city law firm that specialises in insurance. She acts for Suncorp, AAMI etc. Dosent do a lot of travel insurance but she'll have...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 476,899
Posted By Shakey!
Thanks Carary, ordered...:D

Thanks Carary, ordered...:D
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 39,495
Posted By Shakey!
Looks good, but not keen on the welded rear...

Looks good, but not keen on the welded rear subframe.....:huh
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By Shakey!
I've been there quite a few times. Great place...

I've been there quite a few times. Great place for familys.
We usually camp next door at Bestbrook, http://www.bestbrook.com.au/
It's a lot quieter camping area, except on long weekends....
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,866
Posted By Shakey!
Oxley Hwy is great

I was down there a few weeks ago with some mates from Brisbane, great road...A little video I made shot from Gus the V7 Racer..


<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/108295144" width="500"...
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,415
Posted By Shakey!
Oh for F#$ksake, Hey mods, if you don't think...

Oh for F#$ksake, Hey mods, if you don't think this fits here please nuke the thread....
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,415
Posted By Shakey!
This is taking Adventure Riding to a new level....

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/WV4oeQFPocs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,515
Posted By Shakey!
In ...

In
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h108/mattro11/20140703_111038_zps8d67bf20.jpg (http://s62.photobucket.com/user/mattro11/media/20140703_111038_zps8d67bf20.jpg.html)
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,515
Posted By Shakey!
Im keen depending on dates....:clap

Im keen depending on dates....:clap
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,735
Posted By Shakey!
Ducati Scrambler

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h108/mattro11/10-DUCATI-SCRAMBLER-590x441_zpsa86634f6.jpg (http://s62.photobucket.com/user/mattro11/media/10-DUCATI-SCRAMBLER-590x441_zpsa86634f6.jpg.html)...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,491
Posted By Shakey!
^ Happy days!!:D

^ Happy days!!:D
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,402
Posted By Shakey!
Really comes down to what your actually going to...

Really comes down to what your actually going to use the bike for. The KLR is great for the road and is surprisingly good in the dirt despite what naysayers go on about. When I had mine I climbed...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,491
Posted By Shakey!
Hey, as a heads up I was down there about a week...

Hey, as a heads up I was down there about a week ago on the 990, and the Nymboida Pub is closed by the Dept of Primary Industries. Apparently their accused of stealing water from the river....
Hope...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 306,675
Posted By Shakey!
Motion Pro have them. Most bike shops should be...

Motion Pro have them. Most bike shops should be able to get on in for you. A-1 Accessories are the distributer if you want to find a shop that stocks them near you.http://www.a1accessory.com.au/
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By Shakey!
Test rides are great...A few years ago I had my...

Test rides are great...A few years ago I had my heart set on a R1200GSA, Dalby moto had a very low klm, as new, current model someone traded. I drove out from Brisbane, fully expecting to buy it....
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 50,552
Posted By Shakey!
Faarrk...get well Fogo!...:eek1

Faarrk...get well Fogo!...:eek1
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,177
Posted By Shakey!
Yes, it's a loud bastard. It's a FMF but not the...

Yes, it's a loud bastard. It's a FMF but not the Q4. It came with the powerbomb header and I ended up modifing the header to fit with the standard pipe. Made a bit of differance midrange and looks...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,177
Posted By Shakey!
I've got a race pipe for one if you want it...

I've got a race pipe for one if you want it tHEtREV..
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 230,739
Posted By Shakey!
Gus is fitted with Mistrals, they make a nice...

Gus is fitted with Mistrals, they make a nice sound and not too loud with the baffles removed. I played with the mixture settings as Gus was very lean fron stock.
Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 230,739
Posted By Shakey!
Heres a video of mine on the Waterfall Way here...

Heres a video of mine on the Waterfall Way here in Oz with a mate on a cool cafe CX500
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/EsN1zg2ZLP0?list=UUW4_LH26mR-Lx3w5iD14CNQ"...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By Shakey!
If you spare 2 weeks, thats enough to do it...

If you spare 2 weeks, thats enough to do it properly. Take it easy on Battle camp Rd, around Laura, plenty have come to grief in the bulldust holes......
Fuels not a problem.
Have fun!
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By Shakey!
We didn't get charged over 3k per head. In fact...

We didn't get charged over 3k per head. In fact was under 2k.
We organised trips to schools and orphanages and donated toys and sports equipment to the kids...
As for water bottles, (we took all...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By Shakey!
17 of us went last year through the Himalayas,...

17 of us went last year through the Himalayas, awesome trip. We used http://www.motorcycleexpeditions.com/

Can't recommend them highly...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,510,352
Posted By Shakey!
This is my KLX. There are many like it, but this one is mine.

Picked this up today...
2009, been sitting in a shed for 3 years. looks like new....:D
I also got a secondhand FMF full system off a guy for $100....
Let the madness begin........
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,510,352
Posted By Shakey!
Thanks for the replys guys. I've done a bit of...

Thanks for the replys guys. I've done a bit of reserch on the interwebby and found that it probably is the tensioner... Going out tomorrow to look at another one, so we'll see. Thanks for the offer...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,510,352
Posted By Shakey!
Hi Guys, Quick question, I looked at a...

Hi Guys,
Quick question, I looked at a allegedly low milage KLX to day. The motor sounded like a tin can full of ball bearings.....:huh
How loud mecanically should the motor sound? I know it's a...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,219
Posted By Shakey!
DakDak's looking good Tony!

DakDak's looking good Tony!
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,675
Posted By Shakey!
Unscrew the spark plug cap from the lead, then...

Unscrew the spark plug cap from the lead, then check spark from the lead itself. Cut 10mm from said lead, screw the cap back on and try again....I've had this a couple of times before...You may also...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,675
Posted By Shakey!
This is on their website....... IMPORTANT...

This is on their website.......
IMPORTANT NOTICE:

We are currently experiencing major technical issues with our complete phone network.

Currently, our only form of communication is via email....
Forum: Australia 05-05-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,985
Posted By Shakey!
I run Forma Adventure boots and can't say enough...

I run Forma Adventure boots and can't say enough good things about them.
Recommended them to a bunch of people on last years Himalayan trip, and everyone was happy with them.
Very comfortable,...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By Shakey!
+1 I've found that the more paperwork you have...

+1 I've found that the more paperwork you have when dealing with authorities/ bureaucracy the better...:D
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By Shakey!
Some countries take it more seriously than...

Some countries take it more seriously than others.
I hired a car in the States no problem, but I was in Japan earlier this year, no way you can hire a car or bike without one.
When I was in India...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Shakey!
Ducati Museum Walkthrough

Not strictly ADV related but cool none the less....These a Cagiva Elephant in there though...:D
http://silodrome.com/ducati-museum-google-maps/
Forum: Australia 10-30-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By Shakey!
Cool2 Of course you could think outside the box and do...

Of course you could think outside the box and do with a DR650 what Paul at 66 Motorcycles in Perth did....
...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By Shakey!
Honda Museum Walkthrough

Nice...

http://silodrome.com/honda-museum-walkthrough/
Forum: Australia 09-05-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,053
Posted By Shakey!
Meh, waste of time...balancing a knobby tyre is...

Meh, waste of time...balancing a knobby tyre is as usefull as an ashtray on a KTM...
Just ride the fuggin thing...
Christ...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,249
Posted By Shakey!
Gotta mention the mighty XR600 ...

Gotta mention the mighty XR600
http://crossedpurpose.lincolnblack.com/wp-content/gallery/sketches1/xr_600_rf_rg_rh_85-87_1.jpg
Life would be very boring without these.....:evil
People bang on...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 695,894
Posted By Shakey!
Is this anyone we know? ...

Is this anyone we know?
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h108/mattro11/Ouch_zps3b932aad.jpg (http://s62.photobucket.com/user/mattro11/media/Ouch_zps3b932aad.jpg.html)
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