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Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,581
Posted By Happy Snapper
Wot he said!

Wot he said!
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,581
Posted By Happy Snapper
GF and i rode to Birdsville and back in 2011. He...

GF and i rode to Birdsville and back in 2011. He on his DR and me on my KLR. Both bikes were as reliable as the day is long, mine didn't use any noticeable oil (despite the myths around about some...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,714
Posted By Happy Snapper
Seems to me to be a good looking bike. If it...

Seems to me to be a good looking bike. If it blows your hair back.. then so be it. I didn't buy a Super Tenere to ride places my TY250 used to take me, or for that matter my Honda XL250R either.
...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,691
Views: 200,044
Posted By Happy Snapper
Loose spokes? Yep and tightened at first...

Loose spokes? Yep and tightened at first service... OK now.

My KLR 650 did the same thing when new too!
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,691
Views: 200,044
Posted By Happy Snapper
Yes mate.. that was me... saw you coming inbound....

Yes mate.. that was me... saw you coming inbound.

Not often you see another S10 on the road.
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,691
Views: 200,044
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate was up there last Sunday.. very rarely see...

Mate was up there last Sunday.. very rarely see another XT1200 when I am up there with mine.

M
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,200
Posted By Happy Snapper
Along time ago.. like back in 1967 we had a...

Along time ago.. like back in 1967 we had a friend staying who had just bought a brand new Fiat 124 sedan. Very nice car back then.

Gets up one morning and the Fiat is gone.

Long story short...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,691
Views: 200,044
Posted By Happy Snapper
I drilled 2 x 6mm holes in the DB killer on my...

I drilled 2 x 6mm holes in the DB killer on my S10's Staintune.

A slightly more mean sound now!
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,200
Posted By Happy Snapper
When you catch them.. drive a rusty iron stake...

When you catch them.. drive a rusty iron stake through their heart... slowly.

How di they take it? get the keys or lift it into a truck?
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,047
Posted By Happy Snapper
Take it to one of the tv current affairs...

Take it to one of the tv current affairs shows.... they love to run David v Goliath stories!
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Happy Snapper
Was in Europe last week. Bought a Rollei Action...

Was in Europe last week. Bought a Rollei Action Cam that is controlled by your smart phone. Not as good as a go pro but looks OK. Price around $130 from memory.

Made in China of course and...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,902
Posted By Happy Snapper
Well I had a good run...

Just came back from a few weeks in Europe. While I was there I rented a Benz CLS350. Bloody thing goes well. Had the auto cruise control (detects vehicles in front and slows you down) set at 225 at...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,047
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate as a fellow pro photographer go them. ...

Mate as a fellow pro photographer go them.

Don't stuff about.

Unless... the conditions of the websites you have published them on state that they re now public domain.

Years ago I found the...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,125
Posted By Happy Snapper
Time you went to bed SJ..... You have too much...

Time you went to bed SJ..... You have too much time on your hands!

Nothing like nanny state giving you a book on common sense!
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8,648
Views: 1,712,318
Posted By Happy Snapper
Tell me about your panniers?

Tell me about your panniers?
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 18,215
Views: 2,194,723
Posted By Happy Snapper
Vale James Garner

Sorry to hear of the passing of James Garner at 86. Recently read his autobiography .... he and Steve McQueen used to ride trail bikes in the Californian forests.

They also street raced Cooper S...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 24,826
Views: 4,576,994
Posted By Happy Snapper
I connects to the plastic headlight bracket at...

I connects to the plastic headlight bracket at the top. So the headlight bracket is, in theory connected to the engine via the crash bars.

M
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24,826
Views: 4,576,994
Posted By Happy Snapper
Here he...

Here he is...http://www.altrider.com/altrider-upper-crash-bars-for-the-yamaha-super-tenere-xt1200z/pid/1561
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24,826
Views: 4,576,994
Posted By Happy Snapper
Seems Yamaha must have a problem to solve. Mate...

Seems Yamaha must have a problem to solve. Mate the new alt rider upper bars fit between the alt rider lower bars and the bottom of the reinforced plastic headlight mount.

In light of your...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,845
Posted By Happy Snapper
I used NEIB and they were good.... except that...

I used NEIB and they were good.... except that they insist that if the bike is on your property between 10 PM and 6 AM it must be in a locked shed/garage.

Otherwise no theft coverage.

Sometimes...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,260
Posted By Happy Snapper
Not always so my friend. Modern engines often...

Not always so my friend. Modern engines often have detonation detectors... run a lower octane rating fuel and they retard timing to prevent detonation.
Retard timing and you get less HP and Torque.
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,260
Posted By Happy Snapper
According to Shell, their V Power 98 cleans...

According to Shell, their V Power 98 cleans injectors better.

"Shell V-Power is a 98 octane premium fuel which is designed to improve performance and act instantly in your engine.

Developed as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 44,559
Posted By Happy Snapper
Perfect rider? No such animal. Even the race...

Perfect rider?

No such animal. Even the race boys use ABS now.

As for traction control..... it can intercede even before you know your back wheel is slipping.

You cannot out perform it in...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,710
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate 61 next Thursday.... SWMBO bought me my S10...

Mate 61 next Thursday.... SWMBO bought me my S10 for my 60th. Loving it all still. Re the brace comments... I have a Leatt but twice I have nearly bought the farm when wearing it.

I find I cannot...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By Happy Snapper
Especially if it is an invitation to Paris.. a...

Especially if it is an invitation to Paris.. a French letter with come in it!
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By Happy Snapper
Bloody unreal!

Bloody unreal!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 44,559
Posted By Happy Snapper
Had my Super Tenere out in the Australian bush...

Had my Super Tenere out in the Australian bush last Saturday. Ended up on a muddy black soil road with a muddy creek crossing. Coming up out of the crossing it was the traction control that got me to...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By Happy Snapper
Take some Imodium with you should you meet Delhi...

Take some Imodium with you should you meet Delhi Belly !
Forum: Australia 06-24-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,817
Posted By Happy Snapper
How was the vmx?

How was the vmx?
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 909,274
Posted By Happy Snapper
Secret men's Business 727 Queensland

A link to my rude report...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24454063#post24454063
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 811
Posted By Happy Snapper
Secret mens Business 727

A weekend in the mountains...

Link to my blog.

http://snapshotsfrommark.blogspot.com.au/2014/06/bikes-secret-mens-business-727.html
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,498
Posted By Happy Snapper
Normally with cars.. the cheap finance is built...

Normally with cars.. the cheap finance is built into the price. Ask the dealer if he can do a better price for cash.. you might be surprised.

Get your own bank finance and hit the dealer for a...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,983
Posted By Happy Snapper
Cruz: Report for work on Saturday please! And...

Cruz: Report for work on Saturday please! And take your monkey bike with you!
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,029
Views: 440,350
Posted By Happy Snapper
Little Harry was sitting on a park bench,...

Little Harry was sitting on a park bench, munching on one candy bar after another.

After the 6th bar, a man on the bench across from him said,
'Son, you know eating all that candy isn't good...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,990
Posted By Happy Snapper
I know this probably sounds crazy.. but you can...

I know this probably sounds crazy.. but you can buy small electric winches for these little jiggers. Might be a good investment for future rides.. make retrieval a bit easier?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Happy Snapper
I went to San Francisco in 2010 and took pictures...

I went to San Francisco in 2010 and took pictures of KLRs... my wife asked me.. why not just photograph your own back home in Australia?

Love that blue KTM though!
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Happy Snapper
Wicked Kamikaze Pilots apply here !

Kamikaze Pilots apply here !
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,175
Posted By Happy Snapper
So the cameras survived.. but how are you mate?

So the cameras survived.. but how are you mate?
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,175
Posted By Happy Snapper
How on earth did you do that??

How on earth did you do that??
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,175
Posted By Happy Snapper
I am a pro photographer down here in Australia. I...

I am a pro photographer down here in Australia. I choose not to carry a DSLR on the bike for a couple of reasons..

1. I earn a living with them, so don't won't to risk damaging them.

2. Too...
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