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Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 547,939
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Looks perfect.....can you spill some details on...

Looks perfect.....can you spill some details on the lcd screen you have mounted?
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,524
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Great stuff mate. Very happy to hear of your...

Great stuff mate. Very happy to hear of your ongoing travels.
Very amused to here that Miranda betrayed you on the Pentecost crossing!
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 547,939
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Hey Runtboy, I have a dead 2008...

Hey Runtboy,

I have a dead 2008 speedo......
Do you reckon you are smart enough to build an "extension chord" that will allow me to plug the smaller speedo into my large speedo looming?
If...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3,802
Views: 1,749,083
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I haven't given up on the perfect adv bike (for...

I haven't given up on the perfect adv bike (for me) being built.
But I think I might be old enough to not want to get off the bitumen when it finally does happen.

I can make a compromise - if it...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 547,939
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I too am starting the long process of getting...

I too am starting the long process of getting ready for ADV X.
My 2008 690e speedo has died of a pressure washer (first time ever washed) inflicted illness.

Is there a smaller alternative (I...
Forum: Racing 08-18-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 43,719
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Nice one. The name rang a bell, so I clicked...

Nice one.
The name rang a bell, so I clicked on your link.
Ian's been pivotal with design insights and fabrication for a mates' home made Radial Engine....which has a few photos featured on his...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,802
Views: 1,749,083
Posted By PilbaraGoat
http://andrewdib.wordpress.com/2014/08/12/passing-...

http://andrewdib.wordpress.com/2014/08/12/passing-on-the-pudding/

This is a short report on this years OCR by one attendee.
I haven't managed to find out if Noah got all the way to Drysdale...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 66,426
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Mike hit the cow and wrecked the sidecar. ...

Mike hit the cow and wrecked the sidecar.
Apparently his impersonation of superman was quite convincing.
Sean kept on alone this morning.
Mike got a lift with the tow truck back to tom price where...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 66,426
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Just got word that one of the two riders pictured...

Just got word that one of the two riders pictured above hit a cow about 100kms north of tom price! Less than two hours after the photo.
It would have been dark or darkish.
The bloody cows up here...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 66,426
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Couple of stragglers passing through Tom Price on...

Couple of stragglers passing through Tom Price on their way North.
The old girl (not the DR - the Yammie sidecar) is using a little oil and rattling a few bolts out - but I am assured she has made...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,353
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Keep it up mate. I've stalled on my report...

Keep it up mate. I've stalled on my report somewhere before Laguna so it's great to see your recollections.
Matt
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,232
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Laughed out loud, tears in my eyes and beer came...

Laughed out loud, tears in my eyes and beer came out my nose
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 440,232
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Does anyone wish they'd made the shape a little...

Does anyone wish they'd made the shape a little less beakish and made the faring and tank a bit more streamlined.....with a touch of rallye faring about the whole set up?

...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,864
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Where can I go to hear gossip relating to updates...

Where can I go to hear gossip relating to updates for the 2015 model.

How about a 30litre tank, suspension lift (maybe between 265 and 300mm would be cool), and faring which actually reduces...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3,802
Views: 1,749,083
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Hey Noah, I think I read somewhere that you're...

Hey Noah,
I think I read somewhere that you're testing the RR tractive shock.
If this is true, how high have you got it set up and did you make any alterations to your forks as well?
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,802
Views: 1,749,083
Posted By PilbaraGoat
[QUOTE=RoninMoto;24658446] I've been staying...

[QUOTE=RoninMoto;24658446]
I've been staying with Guiltyparty for the last week or so. On Thursday he is taking 2.5 weeks off of work and we are riding into the outback. We will do the Simpson...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,564
Posted By PilbaraGoat
As for the sponsored race team type dollars,...

As for the sponsored race team type dollars, really it comes down to what you are getting. The wr set will make the 690 damn near perfect. Is that worth the money? I certainly think so, but then I...
Forum: Racing 07-15-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 43,719
Posted By PilbaraGoat
You lot seem like you might be the ones to ask. ...

You lot seem like you might be the ones to ask.
John Hudson (the bloke responsible for creating the APC rally)
has posted the below question :

Re: Adv- x 2015
I am heading back To the...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 547,939
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Because I'm so keen on getting the baja designs...

Because I'm so keen on getting the baja designs squadron leds I think I'm
a bit locked in to which farings have mounts for them.

I don't think the lynx or alberto faring is set up for them

I...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 547,939
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Once upon a time I had myself a fancy faring. ...

Once upon a time I had myself a fancy faring.
I sat it upon my safari tank and couldn't bring myself to chop it up.
A combination of a lack of skill and perseverance.

...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 547,939
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Not saying they haven't earned it, but $4k is too...

Not saying they haven't earned it, but $4k is too much for me,
and $4k can buy me a whole new work ute.

I have no children that I am allowed to sell.
I am however selling a house soon...
...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 547,939
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I've posted this on the HDB rallye lite faring...

I've posted this on the HDB rallye lite faring page,

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=860034

but maybe someone
here has some experience. I'm not getting the 700 this time...
Forum: Racing 07-14-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 43,719
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Just found this thread. Do any of you lot know...

Just found this thread.
Do any of you lot know if and when you'll be passing through around Onslow - or anywhere in the Pilbara?


EDIT Just read about the Onslow bivouac being cancelled....do...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 547,939
Posted By PilbaraGoat
It does my heart good to know that someone who...

It does my heart good to know that someone who built his own rally bike can still misdiagnose an electrical problem :clap

Sorry about your lost riding day...but I'm still giggling - it's not...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,038
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Great report mate. Just got back from this...

Great report mate.
Just got back from this years Apc where we went through the
flinders and strezlecki.
Next year doing gunbarrel and a Simpson crossing with ADVx
I hope I find someone with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,564
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I noticed......oooh I noticed..... Damned...

I noticed......oooh I noticed.....

Damned motorbikes
And damn you clever wish-granters!

The wife must never know
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 32,561
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Too dumb to work this out for myself. I have a...

Too dumb to work this out for myself.
I have a 2008 ktm 690 e.
I have a safari tank
I have rox risers (am happy to get more rise if i need a different riser)
I have a Scott's damper with under...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,524
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Cool2 G'day mate. Good to have you around over...

G'day mate.

Good to have you around over the past week, although it was a bit tough not having any bikes going while you were here.
Keep up the RR, it's a good one and I think your adventure...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,564
Posted By PilbaraGoat
The website lists the price as 2200 pounds plus...

The website lists the price as 2200 pounds plus vat (?)
Availability is listed as "Call"

Has this actually been completed?
If so, has anyone tried it?
Is there anyone in UK who could call...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,312,492
Posted By PilbaraGoat
At first I thought this looked a bit ugly...too...

At first I thought this looked a bit ugly...too upright.
But now I think it's probably exactly what I'm looking for.
Thanks for the link
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,306
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I think you are choosing wisely. I am in love...

I think you are choosing wisely.
I am in love with my 690, but I still lust after an 1190r/990adv s) in some conditions and a 450/500exc in other conditions.

The 1190 will give you a nice...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I'm booked in too, deposit paid. I'm looking...

I'm booked in too, deposit paid.
I'm looking forward to having a decent look over the bikes at the start....probably the last time ill see them till finke.

It's time to start my build (or...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 34,824
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Your Dad reminds me of mine, though I wish my Dad...

Your Dad reminds me of mine, though I wish my Dad could ride well enough for a trip like this (he crashed 200m from the foot of Ayers rock as we attempted to cross Australia together). Luckily my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,312,492
Posted By PilbaraGoat
NF! Say it aint so. With all that free...

NF!
Say it aint so.
With all that free money why don't you look at the 700rr based on a 2014.
Then get the RR 300mm suspension (set it up for 100kg rider, plus 25kg luggage please)
And a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,014,178
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Never felt the need to chime in before...the less...

Never felt the need to chime in before...the less drivel in a rr the better i reckon.
But it's topical and ed's busy, so...

My charity is elsewhere, and done without any preaching.
I don't see...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,283
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Any updates? Is it 265, 275, 285 or 300? ...

Any updates? Is it 265, 275, 285 or 300?

For me, I don't need the suspension lift because I am a gun rider, it is because I am not that I need the extra forgiveness that longer suspension...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,569,864
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Is there such a thing yet as a 300mm suspension...

Is there such a thing yet as a 300mm suspension upgrade for the 1190r?
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,312,492
Posted By PilbaraGoat
hey Night Falcon, did something happen to your...

hey Night Falcon, did something happen to your bike?
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,312,492
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Laugh A few photos from this years 14 day APC rally. ...

A few photos from this years 14 day APC rally.
I did approximately 8500kms in 17 days.....what an adventure.
APC organisers got in approximately 90% dirt.


Before

...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 547,939
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Wicked 300mm suspension

Has anyone had any experience with a lifted suspension set up on a 2008e?

Just dreaming again.
Trying to avoid thinking about the 700rr from Dalby or Lynden Poskitts (?) build.:lobby

My...
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