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Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,460
Posted By Shakey!
^ Happy days!!:D

^ Happy days!!:D
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,770
Posted By Shakey!
Really comes down to what your actually going to...

Really comes down to what your actually going to use the bike for. The KLR is great for the road and is surprisingly good in the dirt despite what naysayers go on about. When I had mine I climbed...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,460
Posted By Shakey!
Hey, as a heads up I was down there about a week...

Hey, as a heads up I was down there about a week ago on the 990, and the Nymboida Pub is closed by the Dept of Primary Industries. Apparently their accused of stealing water from the river....
Hope...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,098
Posted By Shakey!
Motion Pro have them. Most bike shops should be...

Motion Pro have them. Most bike shops should be able to get on in for you. A-1 Accessories are the distributer if you want to find a shop that stocks them near you.http://www.a1accessory.com.au/
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Shakey!
Test rides are great...A few years ago I had my...

Test rides are great...A few years ago I had my heart set on a R1200GSA, Dalby moto had a very low klm, as new, current model someone traded. I drove out from Brisbane, fully expecting to buy it....
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 46,092
Posted By Shakey!
Faarrk...get well Fogo!...:eek1

Faarrk...get well Fogo!...:eek1
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,645
Posted By Shakey!
Yes, it's a loud bastard. It's a FMF but not the...

Yes, it's a loud bastard. It's a FMF but not the Q4. It came with the powerbomb header and I ended up modifing the header to fit with the standard pipe. Made a bit of differance midrange and looks...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,645
Posted By Shakey!
I've got a race pipe for one if you want it...

I've got a race pipe for one if you want it tHEtREV..
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,706
Posted By Shakey!
Gus is fitted with Mistrals, they make a nice...

Gus is fitted with Mistrals, they make a nice sound and not too loud with the baffles removed. I played with the mixture settings as Gus was very lean fron stock.
Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,706
Posted By Shakey!
Heres a video of mine on the Waterfall Way here...

Heres a video of mine on the Waterfall Way here in Oz with a mate on a cool cafe CX500
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/EsN1zg2ZLP0?list=UUW4_LH26mR-Lx3w5iD14CNQ"...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By Shakey!
If you spare 2 weeks, thats enough to do it...

If you spare 2 weeks, thats enough to do it properly. Take it easy on Battle camp Rd, around Laura, plenty have come to grief in the bulldust holes......
Fuels not a problem.
Have fun!
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By Shakey!
We didn't get charged over 3k per head. In fact...

We didn't get charged over 3k per head. In fact was under 2k.
We organised trips to schools and orphanages and donated toys and sports equipment to the kids...
As for water bottles, (we took all...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By Shakey!
17 of us went last year through the Himalayas,...

17 of us went last year through the Himalayas, awesome trip. We used http://www.motorcycleexpeditions.com/

Can't recommend them highly...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11,154
Views: 2,372,043
Posted By Shakey!
This is my KLX. There are many like it, but this one is mine.

Picked this up today...
2009, been sitting in a shed for 3 years. looks like new....:D
I also got a secondhand FMF full system off a guy for $100....
Let the madness begin........
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11,154
Views: 2,372,043
Posted By Shakey!
Thanks for the replys guys. I've done a bit of...

Thanks for the replys guys. I've done a bit of reserch on the interwebby and found that it probably is the tensioner... Going out tomorrow to look at another one, so we'll see. Thanks for the offer...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11,154
Views: 2,372,043
Posted By Shakey!
Hi Guys, Quick question, I looked at a...

Hi Guys,
Quick question, I looked at a allegedly low milage KLX to day. The motor sounded like a tin can full of ball bearings.....:huh
How loud mecanically should the motor sound? I know it's a...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,178
Posted By Shakey!
DakDak's looking good Tony!

DakDak's looking good Tony!
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,537
Posted By Shakey!
Unscrew the spark plug cap from the lead, then...

Unscrew the spark plug cap from the lead, then check spark from the lead itself. Cut 10mm from said lead, screw the cap back on and try again....I've had this a couple of times before...You may also...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,225
Posted By Shakey!
This is on their website....... IMPORTANT...

This is on their website.......
IMPORTANT NOTICE:

We are currently experiencing major technical issues with our complete phone network.

Currently, our only form of communication is via email....
Forum: Australia 05-05-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,245
Posted By Shakey!
I run Forma Adventure boots and can't say enough...

I run Forma Adventure boots and can't say enough good things about them.
Recommended them to a bunch of people on last years Himalayan trip, and everyone was happy with them.
Very comfortable,...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By Shakey!
+1 I've found that the more paperwork you have...

+1 I've found that the more paperwork you have when dealing with authorities/ bureaucracy the better...:D
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By Shakey!
Some countries take it more seriously than...

Some countries take it more seriously than others.
I hired a car in the States no problem, but I was in Japan earlier this year, no way you can hire a car or bike without one.
When I was in India...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Shakey!
Ducati Museum Walkthrough

Not strictly ADV related but cool none the less....These a Cagiva Elephant in there though...:D
http://silodrome.com/ducati-museum-google-maps/
Forum: Australia 10-30-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By Shakey!
Cool2 Of course you could think outside the box and do...

Of course you could think outside the box and do with a DR650 what Paul at 66 Motorcycles in Perth did....
...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By Shakey!
Honda Museum Walkthrough

Nice...

http://silodrome.com/honda-museum-walkthrough/
Forum: Australia 09-05-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,852
Posted By Shakey!
Meh, waste of time...balancing a knobby tyre is...

Meh, waste of time...balancing a knobby tyre is as usefull as an ashtray on a KTM...
Just ride the fuggin thing...
Christ...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,404
Posted By Shakey!
Gotta mention the mighty XR600 ...

Gotta mention the mighty XR600
http://crossedpurpose.lincolnblack.com/wp-content/gallery/sketches1/xr_600_rf_rg_rh_85-87_1.jpg
Life would be very boring without these.....:evil
People bang on...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4,600
Views: 661,042
Posted By Shakey!
Is this anyone we know? ...

Is this anyone we know?
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h108/mattro11/Ouch_zps3b932aad.jpg (http://s62.photobucket.com/user/mattro11/media/Ouch_zps3b932aad.jpg.html)
Forum: Australia 07-20-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,178
Posted By Shakey!
Here's an old DR600 I restored, good old bus took...

Here's an old DR600 I restored, good old bus took it up Cape York and Ayres Rock a few years back.....
http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h108/mattro11/P9271260.jpg...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,136
Posted By Shakey!
Heres a couple with the Gobis and Topbox...Gotta...

Heres a couple with the Gobis and Topbox...Gotta find some with the Tankbag and bags on top of Gobis.....But you get the idea. Plenty of room if you pack smart and leave the hair straightener etc...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,136
Posted By Shakey!
The wife loves being pillion on the KTM990, say's...

The wife loves being pillion on the KTM990, say's its like being on a rollercoaster.........:wings
We can carry enough for 2 up touring with the Gobis and top box

She said the BMW was more like...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By Shakey!
Any chance of a more southerly meeting point,...

Any chance of a more southerly meeting point, long way from Southside Brisbane.
Matlida Glasshouse perhaps?...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By Shakey!
I might be up for this....Gotta get out of a 3yo...

I might be up for this....Gotta get out of a 3yo niece's birthday first, but I don't think she'll miss me......Any ideas for a meeting point?
Forum: Australia 07-04-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,362
Posted By Shakey!
If you can hold the controller, get a PS3. ...

If you can hold the controller, get a PS3.
Don't let negative media bias get in the way, video games have come a long long way. Games like The Last of Us and Drakes Fortune are better than most...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By Shakey!
I had something similar to your set up, a...

I had something similar to your set up, a Lifestyle camper trailer I modified to carry 3 bikes.
It was ok but the set up / pack up stated to wear a bit thin, so a couple of months ago I brought on...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,595
Posted By Shakey!
+1 :d

+1 :d
Forum: Australia 05-16-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,476
Posted By Shakey!
Lolz.......:rofl

Lolz.......:rofl
Forum: Australia 05-07-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,098
Posted By Shakey!
+1 Weld 86 Bash Plate, I also brought his his...

+1 Weld 86 Bash Plate, I also brought his his sidestand brace, top shelf stuff!:thumb
Forum: Australia 05-06-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,909
Posted By Shakey!
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/262482_476570762415535_166870269_n.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2,752
Views: 453,196
Posted By Shakey!
It's a man baby!!....(c) Austin Powers.....

It's a man baby!!....(c) Austin Powers.....
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