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Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,227
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: 296
Views: 14,519
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: 5,089
Views: 527,449
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: 5,089
Views: 527,449
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: 5,089
Views: 527,449
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: 5,089
Views: 527,449
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: 296
Views: 14,519
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: 5,089
Views: 527,449
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: 26
Views: 2,256
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: 48
Views: 4,227
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: 142
Views: 28,485
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: 37
Views: 3,573
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: 48
Views: 4,227
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: 3,835
Views: 1,211,886
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: 32
Views: 5,952
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: 1,282
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: 254
Views: 27,186
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: 3,835
Views: 1,211,886
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: 1,949,891
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: 6,683
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: 6,745
Views: 1,514,361
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: 3,835
Views: 1,211,886
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: 3,835
Views: 1,211,886
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: 5,089
Views: 527,449
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...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,344
Posted By PilbaraGoat
apc congratulatios

IWell I've just finished tha apc rally. Congratulations on the first place finish on the 700 rr. Thanks to all at dalby moto for your help piecing my bikre back together after I smashed in the bulloo...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 527,449
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Did you lock that price in? Make him go back to...

Did you lock that price in?
Make him go back to Hardmans.
Surely the price didn't stop you.....
My memory is hazy, but I reckon you've got a spare rally faring...
Or have you used it already?
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 527,449
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Just spent twenty drunken (it is hump day and)...

Just spent twenty drunken (it is hump day and) minutes typing extremely enlightened and subtle humour into this tiny little children's laptop with it's novelty size keyboard buttons....only to look...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 527,449
Posted By PilbaraGoat
if you know how many litres that comes to in...

if you know how many litres that comes to in total, just
average 7.5 litres / 100 kms for hard riding,
5 litres / 100 kms for gentle riding,
and 6.5 average use
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,227
Posted By PilbaraGoat
the maths is a bit beyond me. I've got 15/48...

the maths is a bit beyond me.
I've got 15/48 sprockets for everyday riding.
On long trips I'd like first gear to remain where it is with this gearing.
But I would like to do 100kph at around...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 527,449
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Inventing and fixing in the shed is very...

Inventing and fixing in the shed is very important work.:nod
It must never be interrupted unless food is offered.:nah
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 527,449
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I haven't decided yet on the finke I just need...

I haven't decided yet on the finke
I just need to either arrange for a few more easy jobs for the blokes
while I'm away....or tell them to have couple of weeks off.

I think I've got the missus...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 592,496
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I've had mine fail half way across the Great...

I've had mine fail half way across the Great Central road in Australia.
Lots of corrugations and regular washouts.

I was carrying about 40 or maybe 45 kgs (90 lbs).
I was using the touratek...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 527,449
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Geeez Mudders you're a glutton for punishment! ...

Geeez Mudders you're a glutton for punishment!
That much maintenance would take me 5 years of motivation.

Hey Podge.....I just know I'll be the bloke who gets lost and breaks down at the end...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 592,496
Posted By PilbaraGoat
Here are some pics of my home made set up, I...

Here are some pics of my home made set up,
I put top duffel bag on for big trips.

http://i910.photobucket.com/albums/ac303/PilbaraGoat/V__7320.jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 527,449
Posted By PilbaraGoat
legal schmeagal.....oh wait, it has to be...

legal schmeagal.....oh wait, it has to be roadworthy for the rally.
Thanks for the tip.

Is HID something I could do with minimal tools in an hour by the side of the road?
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 17,532
Views: 1,843,125
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I had the same problem. Apparently fuel...

I had the same problem.
Apparently fuel injection (or maybe it's the computer) requires some charge in the battery for it to work (?)
A guru will be along shortly to attend to the science of your...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 17,532
Views: 1,843,125
Posted By PilbaraGoat
For anyone still interested, I've got a dodgy...

For anyone still interested, I've got a dodgy photo of my dodgy footpeg adjustment. broken camera (1 month out of warranty)....bought another one online....it didn't work either...dammit.

As J...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17,532
Views: 1,843,125
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I need one more quick fix for APC prep. I've...

I need one more quick fix for APC prep.
I've added three led spotlights to my handlebars - wired in with high beam only.
I would like to change the original headlight globes for some leds because...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 527,449
Posted By PilbaraGoat
I need one more quick fix for APC prep. I've...

I need one more quick fix for APC prep.
I've added three led spotlights to my handlebars - wired in with high beam only.
I would like to change the original headlight globes for some leds because...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 17,532
Views: 1,843,125
Posted By PilbaraGoat
YES!! take the pin out buy two 100mm...

YES!!

take the pin out
buy two 100mm (maybe 75mm)....(that's 4" and 3") 10mm high tensile bolt with a nyloc nut
you will need to file some parts of the bolt (5 minutes work if you have a...
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