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Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16,637
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Posted By stuser
Damn. I thought to check BEFORE i made the...

Damn. I thought to check BEFORE i made the purchase what their rep was like. Slaps self on head.... yeah I have bought a bunch of stuff from eagle mike before, he was good...

Oh well I have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,268
Posted By stuser
Mine is black tank with grey panels.... ...

Mine is black tank with grey panels....

Makes me expert at crashing..... ;)
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
Thanks, will check it out.

Thanks, will check it out.
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
chains etc

Hi folks

can anyone recommend a store in Australia that is a good source for chains / cogs? For the KLR.

I just ordered a set online from the US yesterday, but now they want another $50 for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,268
Posted By stuser
Thanks for that. :) Yes, I see that Happy...

Thanks for that. :)
Yes, I see that Happy Trails quote around $US49 for similar product. I just don't think it's reasonable (or even legal in Aus) to charge more after the transaction is completed....
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,268
Posted By stuser
Feedback on klr650.com

HI all

has anyone ever used klr650.com ?
If so, comments?

I am in Australia, and yesterday ordered the chain set "special" for $US125 + $27 freight.

This morning I see I have two emails...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
Yeah the B12 is gonna be greeeeeaaatttt :) ...

Yeah the B12 is gonna be greeeeeaaatttt :)

New tyres, new chain and cogs.... running sweet at the mo, just gotta watch the er fuel consumption... ;)

I'll post up a pic or two when I can.
I...
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
Still riding. Been a pretty busy year.... poor...

Still riding.
Been a pretty busy year.... poor KLR has been neglected :( ... only done 1800km on it this year, oh dear.
Been mostly on road trips on the bigger bike.
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
Sorry to hear of the shit dangerous morons. No...

Sorry to hear of the shit dangerous morons. No fun.

Here's some not whinging....

I'm taking my Bandit 1200 down to Tasmania this week for a couple of weeks of riding. Kinda a lifetime dream,...
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 599,410
Posted By stuser
Hey, thanks for that. Very helpful... Yeah, not...

Hey, thanks for that. Very helpful... Yeah, not too fussy... somewhere to sleep is it...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 599,410
Posted By stuser
Free camping near Lake Clair area?

G'day

I haven't posted in this section before... but I'll be riding around Tasmania on my Bandit 1200 as of next weekend... finally.... I've been visiting Tassie for more than 20 years and this...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,642
Views: 202,573
Posted By stuser
08 klr tail light bulb

I need a new bulb for the tail light, as half of it has blown.

Can anyone tell me if I can get these from repco or supercheap, or do I need to get burned at the motorbike shop?

thanks :)

PS...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 51,042
Posted By stuser
Ha, of course not :) It is quite a bit of cash...

Ha, of course not :) It is quite a bit of cash is all... I see that you get a $50 discount if you only use half of the course.... seem that you miss out on the big long straight bit though... which...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,642
Views: 202,573
Posted By stuser
strange... I had a whole bunch of stuff shipped...

strange... I had a whole bunch of stuff shipped to me only a few months ago.

Maybe he's been burned since then???????????
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 51,042
Posted By stuser
So, in your view, the stay upright braking and...

So, in your view, the stay upright braking and cornering course worth it?
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 115,316
Posted By stuser
Yeah I guess when you're off-road you're...

Yeah I guess when you're off-road you're generally not covering as many miles so it doesn't matter much if you're not carrying masses of fuel....

I can certainly appreciate the doubling of the...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
but....but... that's a road ride <faint> I...

but....but... that's a road ride <faint>

I can't make tomorrow due to child infestation but keep me posted on future trips... I have a week off boys from tomorrow night....
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 115,316
Posted By stuser
nice. what's your range with that on? what...

nice.
what's your range with that on?
what brand... did you write about it already.... I'm too lazy to look... :rofl

how's the handling etc
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8,662
Views: 2,207,087
Posted By stuser
is that a dusting of snow? it's 104F where...

is that a dusting of snow?

it's 104F where I am today, too fricking hot for much....
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,268
Posted By stuser
haha well played

haha well played
Forum: Australia 01-14-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 761,028
Posted By stuser
There really are some knobs around :asshat ...

There really are some knobs around :asshat

but at least you don't have to be one of them AND you get to ride off :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 31,226
Posted By stuser
Haha totally :wink: I put a 692 in from...

Haha totally :wink:

I put a 692 in from Eagle Mike recently and it's fucking GREAT. Along with the other modifications, I say my bike is now what it shoulda been when it was built.... so much...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
looks like I missed all the fun on the internet. ...

looks like I missed all the fun on the internet.

Anyway, you know the memes... go eat a snickers when you get like that ;)
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,268
Posted By stuser
Agree.... more bikes, not less :1drink I am...

Agree.... more bikes, not less :1drink

I am wondering though what the XT660 has that the KLR doesn't?

Better suspension?
More horsepower?
Dirtability?

Anything else?
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,268
Posted By stuser
please point me in the direction of the best...

please point me in the direction of the best chain and sprockets for the KLR...

thanks :)
Forum: Australia 01-08-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
sorry mate :( Yeah the KLR is "surging" a...

sorry mate :(

Yeah the KLR is "surging" a bit.... got my money's worth....

I'm keen though and will give you a bell when it has MORE shiny new bits :1drink
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
thanks for that. Yep looks good... that's an...

thanks for that.

Yep looks good... that's an upgraded chain right? ie better than standard?

I'll need sprockets too...

yep agree re chain tool / extra link... coupla years ago I was in the...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
Good idea, but pretty much every part of the bike...

Good idea, but pretty much every part of the bike has been rebuilt / upgraded / repaired.... only things that have been breaking are the consumables... tyres, running gear and hey I'll include the...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
yeah I spent plenty of $$$ on fixing, maintaining...

yeah I spent plenty of $$$ on fixing, maintaining and improving the thing....

seem to recall though that you had to spend plenty on yours....

that aside, I guess your running costs are higher,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 51,042
Posted By stuser
Thanks for this post :thumb Since reading it...

Thanks for this post :thumb

Since reading it a few thousand kms ago, I've put it very much into practice and it's making my braking and my going much better. :freaky
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
I can't make it now.... chain is...

I can't make it now....

chain is knackered.... :becca

Wondering when all this money I'm throwing at the bike will hit the bottom....
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,268
Posted By stuser
Pirelli Scorpion Rally front..... 9200km.......

Pirelli Scorpion Rally front.....

9200km.... replaced it today.... gee there is a bit of a difference...

Wonder how my handling will differ....

<a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,268
Posted By stuser
I've just rebuilt my own 08 with a new piston kit...

I've just rebuilt my own 08 with a new piston kit because it ate so MUCH oil...
I kept the bike cos it has LOTS of farkles on it and it was good value despite the need to rebuild it....

(I bought...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,216
Posted By stuser
aye.... I also have a dual sport and a touring...

aye.... I also have a dual sport and a touring thing... they each steer and feel so very different, but you get used to each after a while.... both feel weird if you've been riding the other one too...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,268
Posted By stuser
How often do you clean your air filter? Mine...

How often do you clean your air filter?

Mine looked like this after only 1300km.. last time it was only 1000km... I do a reasonable amount of dirt (but less than 1/3 in terms of milage) and my air...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
My scorpion rally (front) and scorpion trail...

My scorpion rally (front) and scorpion trail (rear) are both made in Brazil.

The Mefo rear seems to have been grown, as I can't find a "made in" anywhere....

re ride, I'll try for Thursday......
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
I've noticed that some tyre designs are...

I've noticed that some tyre designs are completely different from one size to the next.... which I would imagine makes for an entirely different tyre! Very strange... maybe this is the case with the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,662
Views: 2,207,087
Posted By stuser
Bushfire country.... Blue Mountains. <a...

Bushfire country.... Blue Mountains.

<a href="http://s1356.photobucket.com/user/stucook/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-01-02%2014.39.52_zpsgiibc9w7.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
well that's not much an endorsement.... yeah I...

well that's not much an endorsement.... yeah I got mine cheap from motoadventure.com.au..... I'm not as fast or as knowledgeable as you... it worked fine for me in the dry (but I guess any knobby...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6,297
Views: 414,336
Posted By stuser
Mt Coree

Since christmas day I have managed to ride just over 2000km on my two bikes....

900km on the bandit and 1100 on the KLR (in a nice mix of terrain).... and that was in between quite a bit of...
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