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Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Ozi
@ BigJon - thanks for the heads-up on wear, a few...

@ BigJon - thanks for the heads-up on wear, a few ride reports of the GT being the better tyre for more Hp of Tex1200 having the harder centre section rib. SO i think i will try the 17" GT on the...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 900,729
Posted By Ozi
Has anybody installed Michelin Pilot Road 4 Trail...

Has anybody installed Michelin Pilot Road 4 Trail tires (http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/michelin-pilot-road-4-trail-tires) on a Tiger 1200 explorer?

looks like the sizes are good for a TEX
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 900,729
Posted By Ozi
+1 - damn lawyers - Triumph needs to learn from...

+1 - damn lawyers - Triumph needs to learn from KTM1190R which i bought a special "dongle" ; this little memory stick device allows me to permanently have whatever TC & ABS settings an advanced...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 900,729
Posted By Ozi
That looks like the Brazilian made MaxRacing MR20...

That looks like the Brazilian made MaxRacing MR20 (https://www.facebook.com/MaxracingAmortecedores) - they do have the triumph explorer 1200 on their listing too - cool - thanks St_Ryder !
...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 900,729
Posted By Ozi
I found a picture of a triumph speed triple with...

I found a picture of a triumph speed triple with an italian Bitubo under the steering column and using a fork clamp - maybe i will get one and make a DIY bracket - see how it goes - Tex1200 seems to...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 900,729
Posted By Ozi
Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer Steering damper

Having just fitted an Ohlins steering damper to my ZX14R - and my KTM1190R has a stock steering damper ; i am left wondering why no cnc shop/manufacturer (like Brocks) has done an Ohlins bracket for...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 251,122
Posted By Ozi
@Burren - Did you say your an accountant ; and...

@Burren - Did you say your an accountant ; and you don't want your head space waterdown by comms with your fellow riders? OK, dad was an accountant - I am cool with that headspace haha - but me...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 251,122
Posted By Ozi
With the tubeless tyres (Heidenau...

With the tubeless tyres (Heidenau 150/70B17M/CC69T/Perelli Scorpion 90/90-21-54 RTL) fitted for offroad now, i got my trusty dealer to activate the TPM menu window (which was disabled from new?) -...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 251,122
Posted By Ozi
@Burrin - Are you using any decent bike->bike UHF...

@Burrin - Are you using any decent bike->bike UHF comms systems with no rider attached wires? Was considering one of the newer 77Ch UHF...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 251,122
Posted By Ozi
Well - seems I also spoke too soon - more waiting...

Well - seems I also spoke too soon - more waiting needed for Gold Coast KTM 1190R owners ...- apparently my heat grips and bash plate ordered with the bike over 3 months back - are still not in.......
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 251,122
Posted By Ozi
Aussie 1190R parts must have finally arrived - 3...

Aussie 1190R parts must have finally arrived - 3 months and 3 days after the bike was delivered - just got a text message to say all my stuff is finally here - lets see what happens in the next few...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,565,598
Posted By Ozi
Did you ever want follow somebody test riding a...

Did you ever want follow somebody test riding a GS? I wonder what they do on the ride? To me the GS felt just like a huge postie-bike - I could only wheelie it in first and second with shit loads...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,565,598
Posted By Ozi
The Aussie importer decided these bulky things...

The Aussie importer decided these bulky things will come by boat in 4 weeks to increase their profits - So out of all the extras I ordered only the bar-risers were fitted. KTM AU will sell you a top...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 251,122
Posted By Ozi
@BurrenRider - did you consider the Kenda...

@BurrenRider - did you consider the Kenda tubeless Big Block 21 (https://www.adventuremoto.com.au/product_info.php?cPath=34_215&products_id=1265)" for the front? Or do you prefer the extra weight of...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 900,729
Posted By Ozi
@ETOD - I can highly recommend fitting the...

@ETOD - I can highly recommend fitting the Triumph EOM "Gel" seat(s), the TT bar risers and the TT wide foot-pegs. I have all these and they are solid product improvements. Great photos ETOD!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 251,122
Posted By Ozi
@tancakar - I would say in a comparison test "for...

@tancakar - I would say in a comparison test "for me" I did not compare them. reason... The Triumph is such a smooth sophisticated bike two-up on short 100km café runs with my wife and the Gel seats...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2013, 04:20 AM
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Views: 1,565,598
Posted By Ozi
OK thanks found it - 1190 R...

OK thanks found it -
1190 R http://www.ktm.com/uploads/tx_ktmproduct/techdocs/13_3211956_en_OM.pdf ; and 1190 http://www.ktm.com/uploads/tx_ktmproduct/techdocs/13_3211956_en_OM.pdf
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,565,598
Posted By Ozi
Anybody got the KTM 1190 R user manual in a .pdf...

Anybody got the KTM 1190 R user manual in a .pdf file ? - or a link to it please - want to put it into my dropbox so I can read it on my iPhone and iPads.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 251,122
Posted By Ozi
Just rode my dreambike home in the rain

@BurrinRider - Just rode my dream-bike home in the rain - 1190R

What I love about it from the test ride and first ride home - the engine which sh1ts all over the GS - kind of a controllable...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,565,598
Posted By Ozi
OK the Aussie version of that is "maaaaate! ya...

OK the Aussie version of that is "maaaaate! ya had to do it" - she wont understand. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0R98tzDb3_w

Normally I takes months to decide on a bike - I rode the new BMW 3...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,565,598
Posted By Ozi
Walked into the KTM dealer to pick up some parts...

Walked into the KTM dealer to pick up some parts for my daughters Duke200 and was gob-smacked by the 1190-R at the front of the show room - love at first sight ! Has to be the best looking bike i...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 900,729
Posted By Ozi
[QUOTE=sleepyOwl;20994031]I powdercoated the...

[QUOTE=sleepyOwl;20994031]I powdercoated the belly pan, fog light covers and the radiator support struts. A bit like when you add that first bit of carbon, I cant see it ending here. I expect to be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
Yes Ralle-Moto HERE...

Yes Ralle-Moto HERE (http://www.rallemoto.com/contents/en-us/d31.html) - I did some minor sanding on a belt sander and sent the photos to ralleMoto after to show how the base plate steps had to be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
Just to clarity - (if your not Australian :)) - a...

Just to clarity - (if your not Australian :)) - a TORCH is called a FLASHLITE in USA - its a way to get light into the work area - the dremel cutting disc is almost the same size as the exhaust hole...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
Ozi's Eazy mod to stock Exhaust - BMW GS650 Sertao

Just before ditching the stock muffer system I decided to mod it and see - The mod took me 1 hr and produced a really nice result - even gas flow both sides - about twice as loud as stock muffler -...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
@swamp - also .... You could bore out the motor...

@swamp - also .... You could bore out the motor to 750cc while you have it off the road; and open the gearbox and change the first gear ratio down and the sixth gear ratio up too....
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
Hey Swamp - nice work ! I would have thought...

Hey Swamp - nice work !

I would have thought the motor would best be installed in a YZ frame - dont you think the frame is where most of the dead weight is at? Have you though about extending the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
Yeah I got the Shorai battery number off the...

Yeah I got the Shorai battery number off the photo of your Shorai - When I saw the chainsaw (before reading your comment) I thought you were going to use it to reduce weight on the Sertao :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
@Swamp - Whats the weight saving kg's -...

@Swamp - Whats the weight saving kg's - difference in the weight of the two batteries? Stock vs Shorai LFX21A6-BS12?
Forum: Australia 01-16-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 71,771
Posted By Ozi
KTM have some good info on their rider on the...

KTM have some good info on their rider on the Aussie KTM home page - including Grabbo's status

http://www.ktm.com.au/news.php?newsid=1393
http://www.ktm.com.au/news.php?newsid=1394
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
Best solution to heat from the fan is to learn...

Best solution to heat from the fan is to learn and practice riding in the standing-up position of Adventure riding. Its 100% legal to stand and ride a bike in AU - I have done it infront of a NSW...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 71,771
Posted By Ozi
Does anyone know details about Fisho's 450Husky?...

Does anyone know details about Fisho's 450Husky? Weight/Power/tyres/fuel capacity - is it even based around the TE449 (http://www.husqvarnamotorcycles.com.au/product.asp?pid=55&t=TE+449&cid=36)?
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
see post 1117 and 1122 this thread for full...

see post 1117 and 1122 this thread for full details - Dunlop 606 - love these tires for this type of bike and power to weight ratio on dirt - cannot comment on road(bitumen) wear - it costs $20 to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
If you want to aquire these micro 30Watt LED...

If you want to aquire these micro 30Watt LED headlights in the meantime they are from this eBay seller...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 913,535
Posted By Ozi
They are insanely good eBay LED lights - I...

They are insanely good eBay LED lights - I already bought a 2nd set for my Tiger 1200. Main thing I wanted was to have them turning with the steering for slow speed night ops on trails - they...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 22,513
Posted By Ozi
Taking a good look at the safari gentlemen's...

Taking a good look at the safari gentlemen's "luggage truck" - was an interesting exercise because it surprised me how many of the pannier boxes where BMW branded items. Not TT for example. I...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 22,513
Posted By Ozi
+1

+1
Forum: Australia 11-19-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 22,513
Posted By Ozi
entice is correct - The GS AU BMW Safari was...

entice is correct - The GS AU BMW Safari was conceived by the BMW Ad Agency spin doctors - I mean it was'nt just at jumped up sales person level - it was the real deal BMW level agency level boys...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 22,513
Posted By Ozi
Is that the water cooled rhino or the air cooled...

Is that the water cooled rhino or the air cooled rhino ? - that bushpig GS650 is lucky to be allowed to kneel so close to the mighty GSA - !
Forum: Australia 11-19-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 22,513
Posted By Ozi
hey hey, hey hey - it was easy, for sure -...

hey hey, hey hey - it was easy, for sure - because the choice of road surfaces were - well - let me say groomed - I think there were 3 pot holes on the entire 2000km run. their new risk reduction...
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