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Forum: Australia 08-23-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,816
Posted By Cooldollar
Best ride of the year ??

Gooday Brewmeister.
Sounds like good news all round this week. Cancer free plus a Fleurieu explorer with fine weather. Can it get any better? I love this ride as you well know Kym, the CoolStrom...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 502,641
Posted By Cooldollar
Hi from the other side of the globe.

Congratulations to you both on safely completing a memorable trip for a very good cause. I have been following your ride from the other side of the world........ Down Under in Adelaide South...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 19,363
Posted By Cooldollar
Tip of the hat to Jake Wilson

Hi All.
I ordered 2 tires from www.jakewilson.com (http://www.jakewilson.com) Rocky Mountains sister store. Credit card no worries. $65 freight for 2 tires. 8 days from initial mouse click to door...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9,123
Views: 3,536,968
Posted By Cooldollar
Euro Sporty Shield

They were available from your very own SV Racing Parts
http://www.stromtrooper.com/group-buys-stromtrooper-inventors-product-showcase/62601-group-buy-new-suzuki-euro-wind-screen.html

Get in...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9,123
Views: 3,536,968
Posted By Cooldollar
Euro Sporty Screen

GS Hooligan.
The Euro Sporty Screen is a beauty for day rides. I have it mounted on standard windscreen mounts in lowest position. I also have the 1000 tall touring seat so sit up quite high.
My...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9,123
Views: 3,536,968
Posted By Cooldollar
Hi Fellow Strommers. A sunny winters day in...

Hi Fellow Strommers.
A sunny winters day in Adelaide South Australia. A good ride in the hills to try out my upgraded forks and Euro Sporty Screen.
Cheers ...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,627
Posted By Cooldollar
Yes overhaul hose calipers.

http://i311.photobucket.com/albums/kk462/Cooldollar/Bluey%20No2/Bluey2004.jpg

MPH. I would definitely disassemble / Clean / Reassemble the calipers if you have the ability to do so.
Brakes being...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Cooldollar
All things TDM

Tony T.
How could you give up a V~Strom for a TDM Shame!!!
Seriously though.
For all things TDM you only need to get in touch with one man....."Masterbrewer" on the SA ADV riders thread. What he...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 72,150
Posted By Cooldollar
Merry Xmas

Hi All.
Just got around to taking a good photo of my 3rd DL650.
Fully tricked out and just been washed. Love these versatile bikes.
Merry Xmas from the Adelaide V~Strom Riders Group....
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9,123
Views: 3,536,968
Posted By Cooldollar
Bluey No2

Gooday All.
I just got around to taking a good photo of a very clean, fully tricked out,"Bluey No2" my 3rd DL 650. Love these bikes.
Cheers and Merry Xmas....
Forum: Australia 11-13-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6,417
Views: 550,868
Posted By Cooldollar
A new machine at last!

DonQx
I told you not to take her to a Honda dealer. I see a shiny new CB400 SuperFour in your tea leaves!!!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-08-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By Cooldollar
Where to by Touratech Mount for 60 series GPS

Hi Team.
Where is the best place to buy a Touratech GPS Mount (part no 065-0077) for a Garmin 60 CSx.

With the Aussie dollar high perhaps US is now attractive.
Where did you get yours?
Cheers...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,427
Posted By Cooldollar
BMW Rallye Pro Suit

Stop don't move.

Get straight back to your BMW dealer (assuming you bought a new bike) and get yourself into a BMW Rallye Pro 2 suit, inluding gloves.

You are correct, you do always get what...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24,480
Views: 4,491,076
Posted By Cooldollar
Super Tenere in Adelaide - South Australia.

Hi Team.
This morning on my way to work I spotted "The Beast"
Bills Motorcycles cnr Wakefield St and Frome Rd Adelaide have a blue 1200 Super Tenere in their showroom.
These Big Bad Boys look...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 128,184
Posted By Cooldollar
Yamaha Super Tenere 1200 in Adelaide

Hi Team.

I just spotted a blue Yamaha 1200 Super Tenere in "Bills Motorcycles" cnr Wakefield and Frome Rd Adelaide.

From my limited peek thru the showroom window these Big Bad Boys look...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-01-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,877
Posted By Cooldollar
Help - Is anyone using Ride With GPS software program?

Hi Team.

I have a Garmin GPS 60CSx. I have been successfully using this awesome little unit on the Strom for approx 2 years.

Up until now I have been using Garmin Mapsource to draw routes on my...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Cooldollar
BIKE INSURANCE - Who do we like.

Hi Team.

Who do you like for bike insurance in Australia? I'm looking at comprehensive bike cover plus riding gear. V~Strom 650, Recreational use.
I know its not all about the $$ premium...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-06-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,877
Posted By Cooldollar
Web program for creating / saving routes

Hi Team.

Check out the free program www.ridewithgps.com (http://www.ridewithgps.com)
It looks quite usefull for creating storing and viewing GPS routes and tracks.
Cheers from Down Under.
Forum: Australia 01-08-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 13,481
Views: 935,628
Posted By Cooldollar
A Great ride last Sunday

Gooday Team.
To all those who didn't ride last Sunday. You missed a bloody beauty, cool weather and clear skies it doesn't get much better than that this time of year. A huge thanks to BMVTom for...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13,481
Views: 935,628
Posted By Cooldollar
Adelaide V~Strom Collective

Hi to all SA ADV riders and Happy New Year.
Just a quick note to inform you all that there is an "Adelaide V~Strom Collective" in the making.
The aim is to compile an e-mail list of Adelaide riders...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 13,481
Views: 935,628
Posted By Cooldollar
Who want's to check out a new Yamaha Tenere?

If that is you and you are in Adelaide, there is a blue one at Bill's Motorcycles Cnr Wakefield & Frome.
Might see you for a ride Monday?
Cheers
Forum: Australia 09-12-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13,481
Views: 935,628
Posted By Cooldollar
Two thumbs up for Road & Race MC

Hi All.
Thanks to all those who made suggestions about tyre stores. My two thumbs up go to Jason at Road and Race on Churchill Road. Excellent friendly service, tyre ordered in for me, fitted...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 72,150
Posted By Cooldollar
I'm searching for a Wee windscreen?

Hi All.
I am searching for a standard windscreen for a DL650 really cheap. Does anyone have one in their shed gathering dust?
Cheers and thanks in advance.
Forum: Australia 09-07-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,287
Posted By Cooldollar
SA Spyder ride.

Hey Lofty.
Looks like I beat you to it. Thats my bike you are on in the first photo. Friday was better weather also by the look of it.
...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13,481
Views: 935,628
Posted By Cooldollar
Thanks for the tyre advice

Thanks guys.
I have delt with Hambys before but can't contact him now. Maybe away I guess. As for the others I will let my fingers do the walking.
Cheers and thanks again.
Lets ride!!
Forum: Australia 08-24-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13,481
Views: 935,628
Posted By Cooldollar
Where do we buy tyres in Adelaide?

Hi Team.
Where do we buy our tyres in Adelaide? I have bought from GC motorcycles before. They seem ok just normal RRP I would have thought. Prices seem to have risen dramatically in the last 12...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By Cooldollar
Thanks for a great ride.

Thanks for the posative feedback guys.

It was an absolute pleasure leading the ride. I thought the corner man system worked extremely well for us. A great smooth flowing ride with everyone riding...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13,481
Views: 935,628
Posted By Cooldollar
Adelaide hills and beyond Adventure Ride Sunday 26th July

Hi Team.

To give the MasterBrewer a break as ride leader I will be leading a Hills Adventure Ride on Sunday 26th July. The Adelaide hills are looking an absolute treat at the moment. This will be...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 72,150
Posted By Cooldollar
Cradle Mountain and Coffin Bay

http://i311.photobucket.com/albums/kk462/Cooldollar/TasmaniaMotorcycleTripFeb2009229.jpg

A perfect day at Cradle Mountain Tasmania

...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9,123
Views: 3,536,968
Posted By Cooldollar
Coffin Bay V~Strom rally

http://i311.photobucket.com/albums/kk462/Cooldollar/Coffin%20Bay%202009/CoffinBayVStromRally010.jpg

Several of the 30 odd Stroms at the Coffin Bay V~Strom gathering Coffin Bay South Australia
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-09-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 158,509
Posted By Cooldollar
Beautiful Coffin Bay South Australia

http://i311.photobucket.com/albums/kk462/Cooldollar/Coffin%20Bay%202009/CoffinBayVStromRally039.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,943
Posted By Cooldollar
It Wasn't all plain sailing !!

http://i311.photobucket.com/albums/kk462/Cooldollar/Coffin%20Bay%202009/CoffinBayVStromRally028.jpg

It wasn't all plain sailing for the Chocmeister !!
Sorry Michael I couldn't resist. Hope you...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9,123
Views: 3,536,968
Posted By Cooldollar
Heaven on a V~Strom "Tasmania"

http://i311.photobucket.com/albums/kk462/Cooldollar/TasmaniaMotorcycleTripFeb2009229.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 754,227
Posted By Cooldollar
A V~Strom heading North, Hello from Australia

http://i311.photobucket.com/albums/kk462/Cooldollar/LongWayUppart1006.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,810
Posted By Cooldollar
Yes from Australia

These gloves are fantastic.
I wear XL in Dainese and have bought a pair of Rallye 2 in size 10.
Great feel of the controls. Awesome quality as is all BMW riding gear (you always get what you pay...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Cooldollar
Have you lowered a late model SV 650?

Hi team.
My wife is in the market for a new bike and likes the SV 650.
Has anyone lowered one via the lowering links?
I'm thinking bar risers plus lowering the forks a touch through the clamps to...
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By Cooldollar
Wee Strom rider with brake envy. Can you help?

Hi there team.
I have been riding on a borrowed BMW 1200GSA a bit lately. As a result I now have serious brake envy!!! WOW that big bad boy has awesome stoppers. I have previously had dirt bikes so...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 158,509
Posted By Cooldollar
The Back of Bourke - Australia

Yeah I know, but I couldn't resist. My other trusty steed a Toyota Prado. Pity the V~Strom can't tow a camper trailer.
Forum: Australia 07-13-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13,481
Views: 935,628
Posted By Cooldollar
24Hr Trial done for another year. Who won?

Hi to all Adelaide ADV riders.

I rode out to Kapunda on Saturday and watched the start of the outfits and the first 50 or so solo's. What a great atmosphere with all those highly farkled...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-09-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cooldollar
Eh? Thank you for the reply SpicyChili. Without...

Thank you for the reply SpicyChili.
Without being too much of a pain in the Arse is there any easy way you can walk me through all that jargon??
Cheers
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