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Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Laugh Bit off topic

Is Loengatha anywhere near "Gatha"? :rofl

As a native of Leongatha you did cause a bit of a double take lol.
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Laugh Whaaaaaat

Ok steady on there with that uncommon common sense :huh

Any more of that type of comment will have people think you're not a dedicated KTM rider :lol3
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Braaap, if you'd stuck with the thumper you...

Braaap, if you'd stuck with the thumper you wouldn't have these issues lol. :rofl

Maybe if you had gotten a 990 :clap your surging could be blamed on the EFI which would lead to a fortune spent on...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,994
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Yup

Yeah it's a case of damned if you do and damned if you don't. The lack of unpoliticised infrastructure planning especially here makes me shudder sometimes. :eek1
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,994
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Lane width

The big difference is lane width. Got to love NSW (and probably other states) for converting roads from two lanes with room to move and a decent shoulder into three lanes that fail to meet most...
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,281
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Top idea

A local rally basically up the road:clap:clap

I'd have to go and find some dirt to make it a worth while journey since I'm now within stones throw of Pezz's Skunkworks :eek1

DRF can run the...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumbs down Bugger too late

Pity I didn't see this thread earlier.

I have to say that my experience with First Gear Kathmandu gear is one of bitter disappointment.
I too purchased my kit via Revzilla who were ok but like...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,118
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Big +1

Big +1
Forum: Australia 10-27-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 138,189
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Pitt street

Who owns this BMW Oppps I mean Triumph :lol3 with custom plates. At least you gave me room to get the Kato out unlike most bloody scooter owners.

Spotted yesterday about before lunch in Shitney
...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,397
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb +1

+1
Forum: Australia 08-16-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,041
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Bluhduh Leaky boots

I must by the only one to get a pair that leaks :puke1
And that was only after 20 minutes in moderate rain :huh

Other than that I think that they're an ok boot, just. Not great but not terrible.
Forum: Australia 06-23-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Bugger as they weren't to bad on the servicing...

Bugger as they weren't to bad on the servicing side. Looks like I'll be going to Penriff now as I won't ever go back to the workshop at Hornsby unless the prick of a service manager wants his face...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb +1 :d

+1 :d
Forum: Australia 05-30-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 138,189
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Talking Spotted in Spotted thread

Spotted in the spotted thread, someone posting about spotting a bike. :clap

Not reminiscing about tyre wear :lol3



:pot
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Neduro tank

Tc, the full tanks will have enough pressure (fuel weight) to push back. I was filling up once and found this out as I had filled the main tanks first and then the Neduro one. Had fuel pissing out...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb SCHULTZ DON'T PANIC :rofl Ian, just found...

SCHULTZ DON'T PANIC :rofl

Ian, just found this which might help.
03 950 tear down (http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Engine/Gregs%20950%2090k%20teardown/gregs%2090k%20teardown.html)...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
After a quick look at the manual, you'll have to...

After a quick look at the manual, you'll have to split the cases as it looks fairly well pressed in. I couldn't see anywhere on the OC about this specific issue either. I might be wrong, it's known...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
For the newer 990's (08 on I think) leave the SAS...

For the newer 990's (08 on I think) leave the SAS on as there won't be any real difference. The popping tends to be a mapping issue from what I've seen and experienced. When I have the standard pipes...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,617
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
+1 I'm on Pennant Hills Rd in Carlingford,...

+1

I'm on Pennant Hills Rd in Carlingford, just up the road from the centre of Sydney. Well geographic centre that is :deal

And can deal with chains unlike Viz who just deals in big holes in...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,617
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
+1

+1
Forum: Australia 03-15-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,666
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Good stuff Viz

Now you can carry a shovel or an inflatable backhoe :rofl

http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr315/KatoomDownUnder/stuckpig.jpg

Better get a dual axel or two wheeled one so it doesn't get lost
Forum: Australia 03-06-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Following on from what Obe01 said, one point to...

Following on from what Obe01 said, one point to consider is how ergonomics can affect how each person rides. G. Sala and Shane Watts are both incredibly fast riders in their own right but each sets...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,660
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Nice one, be careful or you'll have DRF drooling...

Nice one, be careful or you'll have DRF drooling over it :evil
Oh and does red make it go faster ??????
Forum: Australia 03-05-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,211
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Ok sort of

I've had a pair now for over twelve months and can say that despite the tag, they're not waterproof. I've had mine lead near the toes :huh. Mind you it was in torrential Sydney weather, which has...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
The coconut smell is a bit of a give a way. ...

The coconut smell is a bit of a give a way.

I should get back over there one day for a gander, it's been 9 years since I was last there.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,919
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumbs down Firstgear Kathmandu POS

Not bloody waterproof.
I got a set of pants and jacket just before Xmas and if it wasn't for the prohibitive freight back to the US I'd be asking to have a refund. Both the pants and jacket leak...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Warranty

I'd say that KTM are up for parts but I think that, without checking, you may be stuck with the labor component.
Forum: Australia 01-12-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Gray's online

There's a bike shop getting cleared near Bathurst, Great Western Motorcycles.

Auction...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,719
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Eh? WTF :huh :muutt How many years unsupported...

WTF :huh :muutt

How many years unsupported are you planning to ride for?????????
Loose the bags and the Tool tubes which are asking to cause you problems.

Then spend a fair bit of time doing...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,699
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Ralle Moto (http://www.rallemoto.com/index.html) ...

Ralle Moto (http://www.rallemoto.com/index.html)

Phil go for a ride and pick it up if you buy one. They're only at Upper Mangrove and if they've got time they might even fit it for you. Then go...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,274
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Yeah but it didnt stop him having a "good" chat...

Yeah but it didnt stop him having a "good" chat with Septic :rofl

Clancy will have to bring a cattle prod to settle Chris down :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,806
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Great kit

I got one last year for my 08 990A and can't fault it :clap

Luckily I was able to go for a blat up the highway and get it directly from the manufacturer :wink:
They offered to fit it there and...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,211
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb If it didnt happen then I didn't get get wet on...

If it didnt happen then I didn't get get wet on the way home :huh
And that means we'll have to got to the same place again for a retest :wink:
Forum: Australia 11-07-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,211
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
What time for kickoff??

What time for kickoff??
Forum: Australia 11-04-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Margan Estate just out of Broke is awesome for a...

Margan Estate just out of Broke is awesome for a lunch. One of the best meals I've had in a long time. Not cheap but worth it.
I'm not sure if they do dinner.
Forum: Australia 11-04-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,211
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb +1

+1
Forum: Australia 11-03-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 138,189
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Who was on the weestrom that I passed this arvo...

Who was on the weestrom that I passed this arvo on Victoria rd? Grey jacket and road lid.
I was the yob on the 990 :rofl
Forum: Australia 10-20-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,211
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Greg -sounds good I am staying about half a block...

Greg -sounds good I am staying about half a block from parra train station is that far from church street ??


If your only half a block from the station then your only about 15 min walk or 25...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,974
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
My better half loves being on the back of my...

My better half loves being on the back of my 990A. She's done two 12 hour stints and was just a sore as me :rofl
Forum: Australia 09-26-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Cry RIP Gary

I knew Gary from my years racing in Townsville. He was a great bloke and the news of his demise comes as a huge shock.
He will be sorely missed by the speedway fraternity and all who had the...
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