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Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 431,950
Posted By explodingmouse
I dont know how to post links , but I was looking...

I dont know how to post links , but I was looking at an article on the Huffington post about Europe paying ransoms to al queida and there is a picture of militants with a 640 A with panniers , I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 96,398
Views: 18,187,531
Posted By explodingmouse
Safari tanks make a front fairing.

Safari tanks make a front fairing.
Forum: Vendors 07-15-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 95,151
Posted By explodingmouse
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 07-14-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 892
Views: 95,151
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi , Im in Australia and am intrigued by your...

Hi , Im in Australia and am intrigued by your pannier bags and duffel bag , I have a DR650se and was thinking of installing some Barret Universal pannier racks ( an Australian company ) I was just...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 57,162
Posted By explodingmouse
I was just looking at the Badlands Pro thread and...

I was just looking at the Badlands Pro thread and some guys suggest the Evo shield hybrid pro shirt for rib protection , Im Australian but I gather it is worn by American football players for rib...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,911
Posted By explodingmouse
I bought the Adventure Rally jacket and pants...

I bought the Adventure Rally jacket and pants before the Badlands was released , so far so good , I live in Adelaide South Australia so it gets really hot in summer ( 45 C ) it doesnt rain that much...
Forum: OZ Vendors 07-12-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,319
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi Matt , still keen on a bash plate for dr650se...

Hi Matt , still keen on a bash plate for dr650se but wont have the money for approx 6 weeks , hope that works for you ?
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,938
Posted By explodingmouse
Someone said Goretex sucks in hot weather ? My...

Someone said Goretex sucks in hot weather ? My hiking boots are Goretex and I have worn them on at least a half a dozen trips to Vietnam and never had a problem with them in the heat . ( sorry off...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,673
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi Lyndon , Im looking forward to...

Hi Lyndon ,

Im looking forward to following your epic adventure , what riding gear did you decide on?

Good Luck
:clap
Paul.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 96,398
Views: 18,187,531
Posted By explodingmouse
Safari 30 litre vs Acerbis 25 litre

Hi guys , new to the DR and was wondering if anyone had any opinions on which is the more stable and secure on the bike and any fitment problems you may have had ? I live in South Australia where...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By explodingmouse
Bulldust :lol3 Ive used chainlube on my crossfire...

Bulldust :lol3 Ive used chainlube on my crossfire ta with no ill effects but after a long ride in Australian bulldust they have never squeked since.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,964
Posted By explodingmouse
Uni filter comes from Australia , not Austria.

Uni filter comes from Australia , not Austria.
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 172,915
Posted By explodingmouse
Hey Bigfella , I must say Im loving your report...

Hey Bigfella , I must say Im loving your report and photos , they bring back a few memories , from the mid 90s till 2oo3 I spent nearly 8 years teaching English in Hanoi , from 2004 I spent 18 months...
Forum: OZ Vendors 06-18-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,319
Posted By explodingmouse
I certainly am Matt , cheers

I certainly am Matt , cheers
Forum: OZ Vendors 06-18-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,319
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi Matt , are you still making bashplates for the...

Hi Matt , are you still making bashplates for the DR 650se ? If so what is the freight cost to Adelaide ?

Cheers
Forum: Australia 05-24-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,021
Posted By explodingmouse
Finnish highway Patrol have KTM 1190s .

Finnish highway Patrol have KTM 1190s .
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By explodingmouse
You might also try emailing Klim and asking if...

You might also try emailing Klim and asking if you can upgrade to xergo d30 pads which are in the AR2 , apparently larger coverage thicker and also rated ce level 2.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,651
Posted By explodingmouse
Same experience as above post , always wear them...

Same experience as above post , always wear them when riding now , as for waterproof , i use snowseal beeswax never had wet feet , I also find them comfortable enough to walk around in for half an...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By explodingmouse
I was thinking the Rally Air would be good for...

I was thinking the Rally Air would be good for South East Asia ?
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,318
Posted By explodingmouse
I had an adventure rally jacket that had the...

I had an adventure rally jacket that had the fabric fuzzing that occured on one run of thae jacket , i sent it back at cosiderable cost from Australia , it was replaced immediately , and they offered...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,522
Posted By explodingmouse
Wait untill next month when the new Klim stuff...

Wait untill next month when the new Klim stuff comes out , im pretty sure they are releasing the xergo then.
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 40,966
Posted By explodingmouse
Wicked The release date of the new Adventure Rally 2 /...

The release date of the new Adventure Rally 2 / Adventure Air is March 1st.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,525,680
Posted By explodingmouse
Ok I will try again , I currently have a 640A...

Ok I will try again , I currently have a 640A with ohlins steering damper , i would appreciate it if someone could explain what type of damper does the 1190r have and how does it work.
Thanks in...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-06-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,525,680
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi guys , could someone please explain the...

Hi guys , could someone please explain the steering damper setup on the 1190/r thanks .
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,788
Posted By explodingmouse
According to KTM Australia they are aware of the...

According to KTM Australia they are aware of the problems with the front rim of the 1190r and will be offering a narrower rim for the 2014 model as the 2.5 inch is not really suitable for hard dirt...
Forum: Racing 12-03-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 164,205
Posted By explodingmouse
Wouldnt it be more dangerous at altitude without...

Wouldnt it be more dangerous at altitude without oxygen ?
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,550
Posted By explodingmouse
Another vote for freewheeling , excellent...

Another vote for freewheeling , excellent articles.
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,523
Posted By explodingmouse
I have a Klim Adventure Rally jacket , I live in...

I have a Klim Adventure Rally jacket , I live in Adelaide South Australia , hot dry summers , i once got of my bike to deliver something to an office and couldnt be bothered taking my jacket of in 42...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,984
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi :evil Questor am enjoying the pics,on another...

Hi :evil Questor am enjoying the pics,on another subject how are you finding the jacket ?
Forum: Australia 09-10-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 47,444
Posted By explodingmouse
Im a little confused with the SA learners book...

Im a little confused with the SA learners book witch states a UK helmet is ok and any Helmet made by Arai Hirotake motorcycle company with approriate model number , I went to the rego place ,they had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,027,979
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi RM Are you actualy wearing the kevlar...

Hi RM

Are you actualy wearing the kevlar mesh Klim Adventure Rally suit ? Wanted to get one myself but apparently delayed for a year.

Anyhoo enjoy your ride.
Forum: Australia 05-27-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 431,950
Posted By explodingmouse
hi guys , I need a new battery for my 03...

hi guys , I need a new battery for my 03 adventure , any recomendations ? earth x any good ?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,191
Posted By explodingmouse
Try Vendramini , they may be able to do custom...

Try Vendramini , they may be able to do custom sizing.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,525,680
Posted By explodingmouse
Joe Pilgers report from Africa on a 1190r states...

Joe Pilgers report from Africa on a 1190r states that he was pleased that the bike didnt overheat and he was extremely happy with the dual fans compared to his 990r.
Forum: Asia 03-24-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,354
Posted By explodingmouse
Hi I lived in Hanoi for 7 years and have found...

Hi I lived in Hanoi for 7 years and have found Vietnam to be a very safe country for foreigners , they have very severe penaltys for crime against foreigners.

The Northern mountains are an...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,314
Posted By explodingmouse
The new Alpine star Toucan boots look like a good...

The new Alpine star Toucan boots look like a good option.
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,153
Posted By explodingmouse
Laugh Hi Im interested whenever your ready.

Hi Im interested whenever your ready.
Forum: Vendors 03-07-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,153
Posted By explodingmouse
I think the other change was the move from a 28...

I think the other change was the move from a 28 litre tank in models up to and including 2003 to 25 litre from 2004 onwards.
Forum: Australia 02-26-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,595
Posted By explodingmouse
Mine constantly flares up in my left elbow after...

Mine constantly flares up in my left elbow after long rides with lots of clutch work , doc said stop riding , so far I just put up with it.
Forum: Racing 12-15-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 145,893
Posted By explodingmouse
Twas only mentioned just for the hallibut,

Twas only mentioned just for the hallibut,
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