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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers Today, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 655,322
Posted By K1W1
I've come to this party late but I have to say...

I've come to this party late but I have to say I'm struggling to see bars that folded up in any of the images posted.
As to the gouge that apparently nearly went right through the case again it does...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers Today, 04:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,182
Posted By K1W1
Stupid. They lost my business because their web...

Stupid.
They lost my business because their web site says they aren't making anything so despite the fact they were my preferred choice I purchased something else. They either sell or they don't and...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers Today, 12:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,182
Posted By K1W1
What is the go with Steel Pony. Their web site...

What is the go with Steel Pony.
Their web site has been blaming some sort of raw material shortage for them not being able to make new panniers for over 6 months!
Are the actually still in business?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-28-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By K1W1
Same here. The Rotopax 3.8 Litre container would...

Same here. The Rotopax 3.8 Litre container would be nice to carry if nothing else to use in my wifes Ducati so we were not always thinking about fuel range.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-28-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,182
Posted By K1W1
Not quite an answer to your question but some...

Not quite an answer to your question but some info for thinking about.
I have SW Motech Quick Lock racks with Givi fittings and I use them with Givi E21 plastic panniers for short rides. I have a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-28-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,182
Posted By K1W1
Be warned. The V46 makes your bum look really...

Be warned. The V46 makes your bum look really big. :D

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3938/15110280194_db925134f7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p2f8Sj)
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,075
Posted By K1W1
Only 3MP stills. It's 2002 camera technology. It...

Only 3MP stills. It's 2002 camera technology. It has some great features and the concept is fantastic but it recks of a beta product to me and as a still camera only it is terrible value for money.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,075
Posted By K1W1
After peoples 20S experiences I will be giving...

After peoples 20S experiences I will be giving this product at least 6 months before they get my money. My 20S is great BUT it is not one of the first series.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,075
Posted By K1W1
My GoPro lasts about 2 hours give or take turned...

My GoPro lasts about 2 hours give or take turned on regardless of whether or what style of recording it is doing. I have tried movies, time lapses and stills and always after about 2 hours use the...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,707
Posted By K1W1
For a detached third party viewer a single fixed...

For a detached third party viewer a single fixed perspective such as a helmet mount camera gets very boring very quick. For a short event like say recording a MX race or something okay but for...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,952
Posted By K1W1
I thought that was how it fitted here in the...

I thought that was how it fitted here in the Antipodes.
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,830
Posted By K1W1
I love the Jetboil when I'm by myself and really...

I love the Jetboil when I'm by myself and really mainly want to heat water for dehydrated meals or tea/coffee/Hot Chocolate. For actual cooking the trusty Whisperlite (original version nearly 30...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,707
Posted By K1W1
I use a Sena 20S and plug an iPod Nano into the...

I use a Sena 20S and plug an iPod Nano into the Aux input. I just have the iPad o=in the top inside pocket of my jacket. Works for me.
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,707
Posted By K1W1
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,686
Posted By K1W1
I guess it's horses for courses. I have a D ring...

I guess it's horses for courses. I have a D ring helmet and a ratchet style helmet and am quite happy with either. The ratchet helmet is definitely easier to undo and can be taken off while wearing...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,075
Posted By K1W1
The OP said he is "not a fan of the fisheye lens...

The OP said he is "not a fan of the fisheye lens that most (all?) of these employ" when he was referring to the still functions of action cameras so he is well aware that they do take stills.
I also...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By K1W1
Yes they have been recommending that for years....

Yes they have been recommending that for years. It is good to do if the garment is not dirty say it's just a raincoat or something similar. For bike gear that has been used off road particularly...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By K1W1
That makes sense. I was busy wondering how the...

That makes sense. I was busy wondering how the plumbing would look on a bike with a traditional fuel tank.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By K1W1
I'm really curious. What bike are you fitting...

I'm really curious. What bike are you fitting this to?
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By K1W1
I have often walked several km in temperatures up...

I have often walked several km in temperatures up to the high 30s C in my Forma Adventure boots. For me mine are almost as comfortable as leather hiking boots except that you don't quite have the...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,952
Posted By K1W1
Fantastic idea thanks. Take 4 cans of beer...

Fantastic idea thanks.
Take 4 cans of beer along to start the night, drink them, flatten them and use then under the chair legs then settle in for some serious "discussion" around the camp fire. :D...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By K1W1
I wear 42 in every pair of footwear I own...

I wear 42 in every pair of footwear I own including my other motorcycle boots but I wear 43 in my Formas. I went to the reseller and tried both sizes on but the 42 just felt a little short in the...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 37,526
Posted By K1W1
The point of many of these scams is not to...

The point of many of these scams is not to actually get the vehicle it is to get your bank details.
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 37,526
Posted By K1W1
I was correcting the factually wrong statement...

I was correcting the factually wrong statement that implied that there were no off shore rigs in New Zealand I am making no assertions about scams.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,207
Posted By K1W1
I buy helmets based on fit over features in a...

I buy helmets based on fit over features in a spreadsheet.
I have never been truly comfortable wearing an Arai helmet whereas Shoei fits me perfectly so to me there is not even any point in...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,952
Posted By K1W1
Golf balls did actually cross my mind but I...

Golf balls did actually cross my mind but I suspect they may be a little small in diameter although I guess any extra footprint is better than no extra footprint. Squash balls are a similar size to...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By K1W1
If the fabric is Goretex or another permeable...

If the fabric is Goretex or another permeable membrane product then there are plenty of specialist washing and reviving products on the market that can be used. With products like Goretex the test is...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,952
Posted By K1W1
Tennis balls are an easy obtain but there is...

Tennis balls are an easy obtain but there is nothing to say you have to use them. I'm sure there are plenty of smaller tennis ball sized rubber balls that would be suitable to be found in toy stores...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,236
Posted By K1W1
So do we although SWMBO uses hers much less...

So do we although SWMBO uses hers much less frequently than I use mine.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,952
Posted By K1W1
Saw that trick on Youtube on an camping equipment...

Saw that trick on Youtube on an camping equipment review site. he used full size tennis balls. It seemed like a good idea for soft ground.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,236
Posted By K1W1
Buzzing & Humming feedback No issues with this...

Buzzing & Humming feedback
No issues with this one on mine
Lose FM after 5 min - just fades away & overtaken by static
Can't comment don't use FM
Battery life 3 minutes after overnight charge...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 37,526
Posted By K1W1
There is an off shore gas extraction rig from...

There is an off shore gas extraction rig from Taranaki (New Plymouth). It's been there since the 1970s and services around 20 actual well heads. While the product extracted may not be oil it is an...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-16-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,090,305
Posted By K1W1
The XC and Roadie motors are identical. The only...

The XC and Roadie motors are identical. The only difference is the suspension and related parts.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By K1W1
Smths for me but I did have to try some different...

Smths for me but I did have to try some different ones in the shop before I found some that fit. You need Goggles with smaller frames than the normals sized MX ones.
...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,033
Posted By K1W1
So are you saying that if I buy a Mazda BT50 I...

So are you saying that if I buy a Mazda BT50 I won't get that 2 metre long 50kg fish in some small mountain lake just like the one in the ad?

Or perhaps you are telling me that if I buy a Skoda...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-15-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,090,305
Posted By K1W1
Yes but not all Tiger owners live in the USA. :D

Yes but not all Tiger owners live in the USA. :D
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 61,713
Posted By K1W1
Thanks for the explanation. I will contact you...

Thanks for the explanation. I will contact you via your web site.

Richard.
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 61,713
Posted By K1W1
I have an original Motopump pump that I purchased...

I have an original Motopump pump that I purchased in early 2007. It' s still going strong but the neoprene pouch is starting to wear through to holes in places. Is it covered by warranty?

:D:D:D
...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,236
Posted By K1W1
I tried it a couple of times when my 20S was new...

I tried it a couple of times when my 20S was new and a novelty and it worked.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-13-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,090,305
Posted By K1W1
Not mine but we are not saddled with California...

Not mine but we are not saddled with California emissions crap to contend with.
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