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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,626
Posted By Aussijussi
If you get a chance, ride the new 1190 as well,...

If you get a chance, ride the new 1190 as well, especially if you like going fast.....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,626
Posted By Aussijussi
As the previous poster, I suggest to test ride...

As the previous poster, I suggest to test ride the 690 SM. I've got the 990 adv and if I was to change, I'd probably get the 690 SM. I took one for a spin awhile ago, and holy moly it had some go in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,903
Posted By Aussijussi
It came a bit late for this individual....

It came a bit late for this individual....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,903
Posted By Aussijussi
Yes it did, apparently the guy was drunk or on ...

Yes it did, apparently the guy was drunk or on something. Passing car driver saw him wondering in the middle of the road before the truck got him
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,903
Posted By Aussijussi
:DVolvo, most likely, this being in Finland

:DVolvo, most likely, this being in Finland
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By Aussijussi
Police 1190

Had to look twice today when I saw two motorcycle cops on a 1190 adv, this is in Finland, can't make a runner down that dirt road anymore :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,903
Posted By Aussijussi
Instant retribution

A guy stole a motorcycle, only to have it brake down just up the road. Whilst he was trying to get it going, truck came along and the trucks mirror whacked him in the head, killing him instantly....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,941
Posted By Aussijussi
I wish they'd do it to the moose as well,...

I wish they'd do it to the moose as well, reindeer are fairly predictable, compared to moose. Also hitting a reindeer, you'll have a chance, with moose, well.. I haven't seen any illuminated reindeer...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,625
Posted By Aussijussi
I keep leaving it down, especially after...

I keep leaving it down, especially after fuelling, I am glad its got the stall if side stand down, otherwise, I would have dropped it few times.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 19,050
Posted By Aussijussi
[QUOTE=SloMo228;23365332]For anyone who's ever...

[QUOTE=SloMo228;23365332]For anyone who's ever been to Glacier National Park in Montana, there is a Forest Service road called North Fork Road, which is where my dad and I happened to end up on two...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,488
Posted By Aussijussi
Friend did a trip around the world on a gold...

Friend did a trip around the world on a gold wing, which included Sahara and south America, so it can be done
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,821
Posted By Aussijussi
I've done 74000km, about 45000ml, so nearly half...

I've done 74000km, about 45000ml, so nearly half way there, no issues whatsoever,great bike!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,780
Posted By Aussijussi
Cross your fingers?

Cross your fingers?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,140
Posted By Aussijussi
I put hot water into a plastic bag and hold that...

I put hot water into a plastic bag and hold that against the lock, works well with car doors frozen solid, try not to break the bag while at it!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,615
Posted By Aussijussi
Regret selling the 73 Norton Commando I had,...

Regret selling the 73 Norton Commando I had, other bikes I've had, didn't give any of them a second thought, that Norton had something, even though I lost my licence three times for speeding with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,703
Posted By Aussijussi
The new x ring chains might be expensive but...

The new x ring chains might be expensive but worth it, never lube mine, even in mixed riding, 30-70 gravel-blacktop, they seem to last forever. I keep checking it for tightness, can't remember when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,873
Posted By Aussijussi
I usually stick to twisties so no need to exceed...

I usually stick to twisties so no need to exceed the limit that much, try to keep steady speed staying off the brake as much as possible
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,716
Views: 739,346
Posted By Aussijussi
I had a 850 commando in '72, never experienced...

I had a 850 commando in '72, never experienced any of that, it was like on rails. The xs 650 I had before the Norton, used to get in to a weave of a sort when going around fast sweepers, it was like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,376
Posted By Aussijussi
Just lean the fucking thing!

Just lean the fucking thing!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,437
Posted By Aussijussi
Neat looking 250

Neat looking 250
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,437
Posted By Aussijussi
Nothing, I'm sorry to say, 990 in hibernation for...

Nothing, I'm sorry to say, 990 in hibernation for a week now, snowing heavy today. Start counting the days.... end of march 2014, with a bit of luck. Start waxing the skis, so all is not lost, skiing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,461
Posted By Aussijussi
The 990 adv will only do 220kmh:cry

The 990 adv will only do 220kmh:cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,461
Posted By Aussijussi
As long as they make fast bikes, people are going...

As long as they make fast bikes, people are going to see 'how fast', I certainly have. The ZZr 1100 that I had in 92, actually got up to 290 kmh, as they said it would. The difference of course is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,767
Posted By Aussijussi
Yes, some days feel like I should have stayed...

Yes, some days feel like I should have stayed home. I found that if I just persevere with it, after awhile, riding starts to feel good again. I've got a bad shoulder, so I have to pull over every...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 55,242
Posted By Aussijussi
I'd have thought the heavy cruisers could use all...

I'd have thought the heavy cruisers could use all the help they can get, to go around corners, that wide square car tyre would only add fuel to the fire. I've ridden few bikes which had spend more...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 88,032
Posted By Aussijussi
Oh great, it's pointless, now I can stop scheming...

Oh great, it's pointless, now I can stop scheming which bank to rob:D
Besides, you'd only say I'm too old to ride missile like that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,716
Views: 739,346
Posted By Aussijussi
Holy moly, thats nice!

Holy moly, thats nice!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,243
Posted By Aussijussi
About the same as here then. I used to live just...

About the same as here then. I used to live just down the road from you, in Canberra. Brindies have some good tracks, you can really get lost there, in a good way. I had a KTM 500 xc those days, did...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,713
Posted By Aussijussi
Retired carpenter, just turned 65. I started...

Retired carpenter, just turned 65. I started riding when I was 13. I lived in Australia for just on 30 years, and I have been back to Finland for 13 years now.
It's interesting to see some old farts...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,243
Posted By Aussijussi
Blokes here, Finland, are up in arms about sand...

Blokes here, Finland, are up in arms about sand getting past the filter into the engine. I was thinking of getting the 1190, I don't know now, at least untill they fix,, what i think is a serious...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,525
Posted By Aussijussi
i reckon he needs a medal of some sort, just to...

i reckon he needs a medal of some sort, just to be able to ride the thing
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 55,242
Posted By Aussijussi
Front brake or not, I like it

Front brake or not, I like it
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,525
Posted By Aussijussi
Because he can.... just

Because he can.... just
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,869
Posted By Aussijussi
Great colour

Great colour
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,369
Posted By Aussijussi
Taking the 990 adv for a last ride before the...

Taking the 990 adv for a last ride before the hibernation. Tight right hand turn, narrow strip of gravel which I saw when the front tyre was already on it. The front stepped sideways, no drama as I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,869
Posted By Aussijussi
I like it, whatever it's called

I like it, whatever it's called
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,194
Posted By Aussijussi
I've got the 2-1 with Wings can and while I don't...

I've got the 2-1 with Wings can and while I don't know if it's got any more oomph, it certainly got rid of the jerkiness around 4-5000 revs, it's on the akro map without the db killer. Sounds great...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30,821
Views: 7,421,113
Posted By Aussijussi
Thank's mate

Thank's mate
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30,821
Views: 7,421,113
Posted By Aussijussi
What sort of helmet is this guy wearing, anyone...

What sort of helmet is this guy wearing, anyone know?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,169
Posted By Aussijussi
Can't blame you for being intimidated, starting...

Can't blame you for being intimidated, starting to ride at your age, better late and all that. Lot of good advice in the posts before, especially going for the course, is a good idea, people there...
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