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Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By CaptainQ
Thanks all

Thanks heaps, some useful tips and hints. Time wise I am constrained by having to be at "border village" Eucla first Sat in Aug..:freaky
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By CaptainQ
Question Birdsville and Strezelecki tracks 2015

Guys,

I'm planning a solo ride up through Broken Hill - Yunta -Arkaroola - Innamincka - Birdsville (via Cordillo Downs) then down the Birdsville track to Marree - across to Roxby downs...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,638
Posted By CaptainQ
Border run 2014

The staff at Cowell hospital

Dear Staff,

Thanks but no thanks, not this year. I might call in to say hi but definitely not looking to stay.

'Tiger' and I have an appointment to...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,094
Posted By CaptainQ
Kippo, If it is I'm in !!!!!...

Kippo,

If it is I'm in !!!!! whens the next ride ?
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 117,304
Posted By CaptainQ
Robmoto Get them to fit a pillow to it,...

Robmoto

Get them to fit a pillow to it, that way you can sleep on it, cos' you wont want to get off, ever.....:lol3
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By CaptainQ
Tiger 800XC Cam chain tensioner failure

Anyone out there with a 2013 Tiger 800XC had any trouble with their "Cam chain tensioner".

Mine failed with out notice at 14,495 km's. You'll know when it happens.

12 day wait for parts...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 117,304
Posted By CaptainQ
[QUOTE='Pirate';24298275]So, just got back from...

[QUOTE='Pirate';24298275]So, just got back from riding Hotham, Dargo High Plains rd, down to Gippsland to do the Grand Ridge Rd :clap:clap:clap

Friggin awesome. Clocked up 6000k's on the Tiger...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 117,304
Posted By CaptainQ
Boys, Hate to be the bearer of...

Boys,

Hate to be the bearer of bad news but my 2013 tiger 800XC has just shit the Cam chain tensioner and is sitting in a dealers workshop waiting for parts from OS.

14,495 fun...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,638
Posted By CaptainQ
"Who's going this year" Do you need to ask ? I...

"Who's going this year" Do you need to ask ? I think not......The prince is ready to ride !!!!:evil
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,638
Posted By CaptainQ
Kipo, that would be much appreciated...prick !!!

Kipo, that would be much appreciated...prick !!!
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,638
Posted By CaptainQ
Kippo Better be on standby for "the...

Kippo

Better be on standby for "the Tiger", in the shop at the moment with Cam chain tensioner troubles
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By CaptainQ
Thanks one and all for some great ideas and...

Thanks one and all for some great ideas and thoughts.

"Gateman" and "old dog" Your points are noted - If you have an option ride in the day, sometimes you don't.

So my strategy of...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By CaptainQ
Driving lights for Tiger 800XC

Barrier Hwy at night is no place for standard bike lighting. Wilcannia to Cobar was thick with "jumpers", "bush chocks", cattle and goats.

After 2+ hours it dawned on me 1. how handy it is to...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,789
Posted By CaptainQ
Better, but not the best....

Now where have I seen that tired old beemer before ? are yes Cowall caravan park, laying on it's side.....you got the 800 part right, now go the next step and get a tiger !!!

CaptainQ

(AKA)...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By CaptainQ
Honda CT70 restoration project

Anyone out there have a old 1970's Honda CT70 mini bike out in the shed they want to get rid of.

Looking for a restoration project and the CT70 was the first bike I ever had.

Plus its...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,039
Posted By CaptainQ
Border 2013

I'll be there with bells on, riding my new beasty 'tiger' leading all the 'rat bags' that follow the great tour leader 'chicky' :loaded
Forum: Australia 06-24-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,649
Posted By CaptainQ
Mighty KLR

Can't comment on the bags, but the mighty KLR650 "katie" did the job for me :D
Forum: Australia 10-20-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,692
Posted By CaptainQ
all is good

Windmill,

cheers, all is good 'down under in 'tiger country' good to hear you are up and running with yours.

captainQ:1drink
Forum: Australia 10-19-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,812
Posted By CaptainQ
Guys I'll be there for sure. I was up at...

Guys I'll be there for sure.

I was up at Pooncarrie 2 weeks ago. Their is definitely no fuel at store or coffee/breakfast at the wharf cafe. Both the cafe and fuel store folded when the...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,692
Posted By CaptainQ
Is this bike jinxed's ?

The story so far,

(1) New bike develops software issues and stays in shop.

(2) After market add-ons are ordered and when the parcel arrives it contains something that wasn't ordered..!!...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,692
Posted By CaptainQ
Windmills, Sought of nice to...

Windmills,

Sought of nice to know I wasn't just fed a line of bull by the local bloke. Sorry to hear about your probs to. Can you let me know when you get your fix. I would like to...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,692
Posted By CaptainQ
2013 Tiger 800 XC software issues

All,

Went to pick my new Triumph 'tiger' XC up today and was told "no you can't have it - we have just discovered a software problem while tuning the bike (ie connected to a laptop)"....
Forum: Australia 09-20-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,826
Posted By CaptainQ
Tiger it is !!

All,

Thanks heaps to everyone for your thoughts, ideas and even the witty sledges, but it is done. I am the proud owner (almost) of a new 2012 black tiger XC. Saw it today just out of the...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,826
Posted By CaptainQ
I hear you rob....this time next week it will be...

I hear you rob....this time next week it will be a done deal...I guarrante it !!!!...:evil
Forum: Australia 09-08-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,826
Posted By CaptainQ
Guys try this web site its brilliant for tech...

Guys try this web site its brilliant for tech specs and clips www.motorcyclespecs.com.za (http://www.motorcyclespecs.com.za). It will answer all your questions about weights, and its not produced by...
Forum: Australia 09-07-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,826
Posted By CaptainQ
Question Tiger vs F800 trophy

Triumph have just started a new promotion and reduced 'Tiger base price from $17,290 to $15,990......

Also can any KTM riders tell me what there ride away price is for 990 adventurer in...
Forum: Australia 09-05-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,826
Posted By CaptainQ
Tiger XC Vs F800GS trophy - update

Thanks everyone for your thoughts on the matter, To the KTM riders, who always impress me where they turn up, and with the amount of spares they can carry. The 990 was in the mix but got cut in the...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,826
Posted By CaptainQ
The house wasn't the only thing the 'ex' took...

The house wasn't the only thing the 'ex' took boys !!!
........thanks for the thoughts on bike :lol3
Forum: Australia 09-03-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,826
Posted By CaptainQ
Tiger 800XC or BMW F800GS

Attention all Aussie riders I am about to update my 2001 KLR650 for either a new Tiger 800XC or 'Beamer' F800GS 'trophy' and I'm sick of looking at specs and prices, can someone tell me which is the...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 190,948
Posted By CaptainQ
cheers thanks i'll check them out

cheers thanks i'll check them out
Forum: Australia 03-24-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 190,948
Posted By CaptainQ
cheers

cheers
Forum: Australia 03-24-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 190,948
Posted By CaptainQ
cheers thanks

cheers

thanks
Forum: Australia 03-24-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 190,948
Posted By CaptainQ
I bet you ride a GS just like Ewan !!!:rofl

I bet you ride a GS just like Ewan !!!:rofl
Forum: Australia 03-24-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 190,948
Posted By CaptainQ
KLR 650 (2003) Bash plate

Can anyone out there tell me where I might pick up a bash plate for my KLR
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