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Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 07:29 AM
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Posted By platty
Robbo Mate ... there's one hell of a lot of ouch in that photo

Robbo ... thinking of you and trust all is repairing quite nicely ... hope we will see you up and riding again soon.

Unfortunately the White Clifffs connection brought back some similar memories...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 04:47 AM
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Posted By platty
Ray Well mate it's probably better stated...

Ray

Well mate it's probably better stated as four-three ... which is kiwi schoolyard code for a "fuck wit" :wink:

Pluric ... code for Brits ... nope ... down under they're still tagged as...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 02:14 PM
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Posted By platty
Love the quote ... "Ya gotta give him credit for...

Love the quote ... "Ya gotta give him credit for trying, even if he is a fuckwit !!!"

Sales talk pulled straight out of his arse ....

Back in Kiwiland (New Zealand) these people are often...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 197,567
Posted By platty
Bugger !!!

Finally found time to visit the company doing the repair evaluation today.

Result ... insurance write off recommended :eek1

Assessor to appriase the recommendation on Friday.

Exploring...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 197,567
Posted By platty
Smidsy

Correct ... well it was more like ... I so sorry I didn't see you :wink:

Got collected by a right turning driver ... I was in the inside lane and the car in the outside lane slowed and inidcated...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 06:20 PM
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Views: 197,567
Posted By platty
2014 S10 in Oz

Some of you may have noted my post over on the YST Forum about my recent SMIDSY problem ... the body's healed but I find myself watching right turners even MORE intently these days :evil

My local...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,498,997
Posted By platty
I use a PacSafe Retractable Lock to attach my...

I use a PacSafe Retractable Lock to attach my helmet to either the mirror or the passengers footrest (as the situation requires). This works well and provides a reasonable level of "snatch...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2013, 02:53 PM
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Posted By platty
Thumb GD ... we appreciate you mate :D The S10...

GD ... we appreciate you mate :D

The S10 goes in for it's 20,000 kms service shortly and I'm going to take the opportunity to test ride the new FZ09 ... I just hope I absolutely hate it because...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2013, 03:36 AM
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Views: 197,567
Posted By platty
Hmmmm Off-The-Road have a nice folding gear lever...

Hmmmm Off-The-Road have a nice folding gear lever for about eur 100 and Jaxon at Ride On Adventure does a stainless braided long line kit.

Sorry don't have any experience with either product.
Forum: Australia 10-10-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 197,567
Posted By platty
Cooked Headlamp Sub-Harness

Just a quick note of thanks to Dallara :clap

I had indeed read the Cooked Headlight Harness thread ... allbeit sometime ago ... and certainly had missed the point that the warranty replacements...
Forum: Australia 10-10-2013, 12:10 AM
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Posted By platty
Arty !!!

Graham ... ARTY ... Me thinks you succeeded :clap
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2013, 04:31 AM
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Posted By platty
Wheel Valve Stems

I'm sure the answer may be around here somewhere and I can't just find it at the moment ... BUT ...

Has anyone found a set of angled valve stems that work with the Yamaha OEM rims that aren't...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 197,567
Posted By platty
Well I might be quite wrong ... BUT ... as I...

Well I might be quite wrong ... BUT ... as I understand it ... unless you are the proud owner of one of the nice bright shiny new colours then you will have a Blue / Silver version and it is highly...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 197,567
Posted By platty
Headlight Wiring Harness

Hi all

Is anyone aware of any headlight wiring harness issues here in Oz !!! I wouldn't have thought our (old stock) bikes would have been fitted with the upgraded wiring looms.

Been meaning...
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,498,997
Posted By platty
Hey Red Just checking ... did you get your...

Hey Red

Just checking ... did you get your reflash done in WA ?
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,498,997
Posted By platty
You guys talking about buying new bikes for...

You guys talking about buying new bikes for around $12,000 just makes me weak at the knees

I got a great deal on one of the "new" 2011 S10's demonstrators here in Oz (any colour you like as long...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 197,567
Posted By platty
Ozmac mate ... just lining up my ECU for a...

Ozmac mate ... just lining up my ECU for a reflash and a quick question if I may.

Did you go for the 95 or the 98 RON fuel option and did you stay with the Standard Rev Range Limit ... if you...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,498,997
Posted By platty
:rofl ... just reminds me of the old adage ... If...

:rofl ... just reminds me of the old adage ... If it can't be done with a bit of Number 8 (fencing wire) then it can't be done at all .... :wink:
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,498,997
Posted By platty
Off-The-Road in Germany show a Carbon Fibre...

Off-The-Road in Germany show a Carbon Fibre Exhaust Shield on their site that looks very much like the Yamaha OEM World Crosser part.



Yes Off-The-Road state that this part is indeed the...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2013, 02:38 PM
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Posted By platty
Obviously you've seen the light ... :evil :rofl

Obviously you've seen the light ... :evil :rofl
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 24,525
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Posted By platty
Off-The-Road Carbon Fibre Exhaust Shield

Off-The-Road in Germany show a Carbon Fibre Exhaust Shield on their site that looks very much like the Yamaha OEM World Crosser part.

Does anyone know whether this the genuine Yamaha Part or an...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2013, 01:06 AM
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Posted By platty
Graham ... you must have a slighter lighter wrist...

Graham ... you must have a slighter lighter wrist than me :rofl

I use RON 98 and usually get a tad under 19 kms / litre for general slab running (I prefer kms / litre rather than litres / 100 km...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2012, 12:45 AM
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Posted By platty
Well some would say I'm big ... yes I'd love to...

Well some would say I'm big ... yes I'd love to caress an AR15 ... and the NZ was close :rofl

Just noted that I hadn't loaded some basic details so have updated accordingly.

Windscreens -...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 24,525
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Posted By platty
Pluric - thanks so much for the Vstream screen...

Pluric - thanks so much for the Vstream screen comments :wave

Hmmmm - interesting but not sure I go for the moulded section all that much even though it no doubt makes for a stiffer screen.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2012, 04:59 AM
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Posted By platty
Pluric Hmmm interesting windscreen on the...

Pluric

Hmmm interesting windscreen on the bike .... as you say this the large V Stream touring model .... It looks huge :evil

After you've ridden with it I'd appreciate a few comments...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24,525
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Posted By platty
Bikes and wife's - yes to alll the above .........

Bikes and wife's - yes to alll the above ...... but

Simple answer ..... Trade the wife :evil

My S10's stablemate (a XT660R) is called "Bitchmaker" for obvious reasons :lol3
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 24,525
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Posted By platty
Wicked Well according to my riding mate who has one -...

Well according to my riding mate who has one - the TEX 1200 is just a better bike in every department - he has a spreadsheet that proves so and which has also been backed up in a local Triumph...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24,525
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Posted By platty
ECU Reflash -Oz Style

With regular reading about the ECU Reflash option I'm wondering whether anyone has done the process here in Australia :ear

ECUnleashed does have local agents .... Perth and Sydney at least !!! I...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,498,997
Posted By platty
Hey Tim (tomatocity) Now if you can just...

Hey Tim (tomatocity)

Now if you can just make your mind up quicker for the Rux .... maybe we can get the next order on the way a bit faster :D :rofl

Pete
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 24,525
Views: 4,498,997
Posted By platty
Super Tenere Skid Plates

Hi All

I'm following this topic with some interest - great overview information.

Just a point - although I haven't seen the Alt Rider unit the installation instructions certainly indicate...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,392
Posted By platty
Great day, great weather, great company & well...

Great day, great weather, great company & well organised. Thanks Squizzy - lets do it again soon :nod
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