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Forum: Road warriors Today, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 1,228,623
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Man that is a well balanced bike! I mean look at...

Man that is a well balanced bike! I mean look at it, you just ride it, get off it and it just stays upright where you left it. Amazing! :lol3
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 787,877
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I love the concept but lugging around an extra 34...

I love the concept but lugging around an extra 34 lbs? Yikes!
From the website:
Folded Size: 36″ W x 34″ L x 7″ H
Weight: 34 lbs.
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 134,937
Posted By Daz the Aussie
More power Scotty?

So what's next Roger? Are there mods that will allow us 1150 owners to see some horsepower gains? An extra 10 or so ponies would make a significant increase to these otherwise great bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 1,228,623
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Indian Scout - Early ride report

First ride report of the new Scout. Very positive!

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/155/18963/Motorcycle-Article/2015-Indian-Scout-First-Ride.aspx
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 1,228,623
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I too am diggin' this new model especially the 31...

I too am diggin' this new model especially the 31 degrees of lean angle. Finally a short cruiser that can be ridden somewhat "spiritedly" around corners. That plus the reliability of Polaris. I wish...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 1,228,623
Posted By Daz the Aussie
If I can have a decent screen that works for it,...

If I can have a decent screen that works for it, I wouldn't mind one in the garage myself. :)
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 1,228,623
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Ohhh now thats just filth right there! :tb

Ohhh now thats just filth right there! :tb
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 1,228,623
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I have never been a cruiser guy but lately, this...

I have never been a cruiser guy but lately, this has been on my mind.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 1,228,623
Posted By Daz the Aussie
This!

Would'nt mind a crack at this insane beastie!

Build story here (http://thebikeshed.cc/2014/06/23/alis-gambler/).
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 458,469
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Pffft! I'll see ya beak and raise you a tank!...

Pffft! I'll see ya beak and raise you a tank! :lol3

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z205/dazshy/ADV%20stuff/143796950-L_zps24f49f0c.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Nice mod. Is there any chance whatsoever that...

Nice mod. Is there any chance whatsoever that when riding over rough terrain and using the brake then letting it go that this could somehow get caught on the lever and bring the ride to a quick stop...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,781,690
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Thanks guys. :D Yeah Shylo is one in a million...

Thanks guys. :D Yeah Shylo is one in a million that's for sure. So happy to be back on a Triumph, at least now my riding buddies (all Triumph owners) can stop with the BMW jokes every time I turn up...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,781,690
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Wife got me a 50th Birthday gift...

Happy Birthday to Daz from Mrs Daz. :D

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z205/dazshy/ADV%20stuff/DazsXC_zps017f4571.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,722
Posted By Daz the Aussie
$12K eh? Hmmm... wonder if the new one is really...

$12K eh? Hmmm... wonder if the new one is really going to be $4K+ worth better?
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,722
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I looked at a left over 2012 model on Saturday,...

I looked at a left over 2012 model on Saturday, but I think the guy was dreaming when it came to the price. He quoted me $14459 (with all Cali taxes and on road costs), plus a 2 year Yamaha Factory...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
So....had an "adventure" ride eh? Excellent! Now...

So....had an "adventure" ride eh? Excellent! Now you will have another great story to add to your collection and something to fondly remember. The adventure begins when shit happens! :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 99,588
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I have recently test ridden a 2014 1190 and was...

I have recently test ridden a 2014 1190 and was making moves to buy one but have decided to hold off at the moment to see what KTM USA does for the owners. As to the quote above, this is exactly what...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I have the end of it easily accessible, zip tied...

I have the end of it easily accessible, zip tied to the frame just above the inlet on the left of the bike.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
My cables.

I made up a set a few years ago. These have been very handy at times, I even jump started a stranded Toyota Camry driver with 'em last year. I hook them to an SAE pigtail I have direct wired to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I used it for it's intended purpose and went and...

I used it for it's intended purpose and went and rode it instead of showing it off parked in a garage with the latest gee gaw farkle. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Finally dumped the last Heidenau Scout I will...

Finally dumped the last Heidenau Scout I will ever fit to one of my bikes. It was square! Got a nice new rounded Tourance back on the rear to compliment my TKC up front and have already started to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I have owned and raced many of those beasties! I...

I have owned and raced many of those beasties! I owned and operated Mr. Torana in Perth W.A. for a few years back in the late 80's before selling out and getting away from the torries. Great...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
What? Do you mean that there are some of us BMW...

What? Do you mean that there are some of us BMW owners that don't? :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 458,469
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Spotted! New Lo-tech GS with the latest "run...

Spotted! New Lo-tech GS with the latest "run flats" attached. Looks to be about 12 foots lbs of power? :lol3
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 458,469
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Yep and I'll add a third vote to that. Mine is...

Yep and I'll add a third vote to that. Mine is like a tractor, agricultural clunky gearbox, weird engine noises, still has the timing chain rattle AFTER I replaced the tensioner parts, noisy tires...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Yeah LOL. Would have loved that but I have had...

Yeah LOL. Would have loved that but I have had too many outgoings money-wise lately so I need to pull my horns in and get the kitty built back up. Lucky me just got booked for a new role in a web...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
It was surprisingly good actually. I measured it...

It was surprisingly good actually. I measured it with a micrometer and all is well. No deep scoring and what marks it has will soon be eliminated by the new sintered pads. I had new pads ready to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 763,540
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Solved my lack of rear brake problem...

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z205/dazshy/ADV%20stuff/20140315_153259_zpsef5dc9b8.jpg (http://s188.photobucket.com/user/dazshy/media/ADV%20stuff/20140315_153259_zpsef5dc9b8.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 458,469
Posted By Daz the Aussie
No apology needed, this was too good not to...

No apology needed, this was too good not to share. :lol3
I don't know any more about it, it was posted on a FB page I am a member of and I almost spit my coffee when I first saw it. Hopefully we...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 458,469
Posted By Daz the Aussie
His bike is ready for a RTW trip.... ...

His bike is ready for a RTW trip....


http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z205/dazshy/ADV%20stuff/1972328_10153911101035534_1554155029_n_zpsedb25aa5.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Ding ding ding! I think we have our winner! I...

Ding ding ding! I think we have our winner! I just did a quick search and found another on ebay and yep it looks to be the part for that vehicle. Thank you so much RVDan, well spotted sir! :clap
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Help! Can you identify this car grille panel?

Hey all, hope this is the right spot for this. Someone left some parts behind in one of our storage units and we are hoping to sell some of it on to help out our local dog shelter/rescue operation....
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 134,937
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Yep, reminds me of: <iframe width="420"...

Yep, reminds me of:

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/GcENY2-ZT5U" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,522
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Hey all. Sorry for the absence, it's been a fun...

Hey all. Sorry for the absence, it's been a fun week here at casa Daz'n'Shy, lots of big auditions, a commercial agency showcase as well as dealing with a hundred and one other things. Eivind sent me...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,550
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Yeah it would be interesting to find out which...

Yeah it would be interesting to find out which ones actually went in for testing to get the certification, the "made in Australia" version or the "made in Fiji" versions. I wish I had known about...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,550
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Thanks Nighthink, I appreciate the reply. I don't...

Thanks Nighthink, I appreciate the reply. I don't think people can actually specify a pair from an area but if you can then I definitely got ripped off. I'm kinda pissed if this is the case that...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,550
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Wow! You have had these for 4 days and already...

Wow! You have had these for 4 days and already your tag is looking like it has been the wash a dozen times!
But seriously, thanks for sharing. This isn't helping the case about the overall lack of...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,550
Posted By Daz the Aussie
hehe yeah probably but at least the city pants I...

hehe yeah probably but at least the city pants I did have were made 10 times better than these and were tougher and didn't have holes. Darn dramatic weight loss LOL.
Draggin have just informed me...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,550
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Thanks Acerider, looks like I'm just shit out of...

Thanks Acerider, looks like I'm just shit out of luck all round and well made CE level 2 jeans are a unicorn. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,550
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Hmmm well this really does seem to point to...

Hmmm well this really does seem to point to quality control issues then. The tag heading on mine clearly say Registered in Australia but when you move the small extra tag at the bottom of the larger...
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