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Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,587
Posted By Happy Snapper
Time you went to bed SJ..... You have too much...

Time you went to bed SJ..... You have too much time on your hands!

Nothing like nanny state giving you a book on common sense!
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8,465
Views: 1,628,790
Posted By Happy Snapper
Tell me about your panniers?

Tell me about your panniers?
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 17,843
Views: 2,144,590
Posted By Happy Snapper
Vale James Garner

Sorry to hear of the passing of James Garner at 86. Recently read his autobiography .... he and Steve McQueen used to ride trail bikes in the Californian forests.

They also street raced Cooper S...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 24,106
Views: 4,384,274
Posted By Happy Snapper
I connects to the plastic headlight bracket at...

I connects to the plastic headlight bracket at the top. So the headlight bracket is, in theory connected to the engine via the crash bars.

M
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24,106
Views: 4,384,274
Posted By Happy Snapper
Here he...

Here he is...http://www.altrider.com/altrider-upper-crash-bars-for-the-yamaha-super-tenere-xt1200z/pid/1561
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24,106
Views: 4,384,274
Posted By Happy Snapper
Seems Yamaha must have a problem to solve. Mate...

Seems Yamaha must have a problem to solve. Mate the new alt rider upper bars fit between the alt rider lower bars and the bottom of the reinforced plastic headlight mount.

In light of your...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,539
Posted By Happy Snapper
I used NEIB and they were good.... except that...

I used NEIB and they were good.... except that they insist that if the bike is on your property between 10 PM and 6 AM it must be in a locked shed/garage.

Otherwise no theft coverage.

Sometimes...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,093
Posted By Happy Snapper
Not always so my friend. Modern engines often...

Not always so my friend. Modern engines often have detonation detectors... run a lower octane rating fuel and they retard timing to prevent detonation.
Retard timing and you get less HP and Torque.
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,093
Posted By Happy Snapper
According to Shell, their V Power 98 cleans...

According to Shell, their V Power 98 cleans injectors better.

"Shell V-Power is a 98 octane premium fuel which is designed to improve performance and act instantly in your engine.

Developed as...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 18,544
Posted By Happy Snapper
Perfect rider? No such animal. Even the race...

Perfect rider?

No such animal. Even the race boys use ABS now.

As for traction control..... it can intercede even before you know your back wheel is slipping.

You cannot out perform it in...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,553
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate 61 next Thursday.... SWMBO bought me my S10...

Mate 61 next Thursday.... SWMBO bought me my S10 for my 60th. Loving it all still. Re the brace comments... I have a Leatt but twice I have nearly bought the farm when wearing it.

I find I cannot...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By Happy Snapper
Especially if it is an invitation to Paris.. a...

Especially if it is an invitation to Paris.. a French letter with come in it!
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By Happy Snapper
Bloody unreal!

Bloody unreal!
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 18,544
Posted By Happy Snapper
Had my Super Tenere out in the Australian bush...

Had my Super Tenere out in the Australian bush last Saturday. Ended up on a muddy black soil road with a muddy creek crossing. Coming up out of the crossing it was the traction control that got me to...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By Happy Snapper
Take some Imodium with you should you meet Delhi...

Take some Imodium with you should you meet Delhi Belly !
Forum: Australia 06-24-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,147
Posted By Happy Snapper
How was the vmx?

How was the vmx?
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 891,553
Posted By Happy Snapper
Secret men's Business 727 Queensland

A link to my rude report...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24454063#post24454063
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 750
Posted By Happy Snapper
Secret mens Business 727

A weekend in the mountains...

Link to my blog.

http://snapshotsfrommark.blogspot.com.au/2014/06/bikes-secret-mens-business-727.html
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By Happy Snapper
Normally with cars.. the cheap finance is built...

Normally with cars.. the cheap finance is built into the price. Ask the dealer if he can do a better price for cash.. you might be surprised.

Get your own bank finance and hit the dealer for a...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,809
Posted By Happy Snapper
Cruz: Report for work on Saturday please! And...

Cruz: Report for work on Saturday please! And take your monkey bike with you!
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 427,205
Posted By Happy Snapper
Little Harry was sitting on a park bench,...

Little Harry was sitting on a park bench, munching on one candy bar after another.

After the 6th bar, a man on the bench across from him said,
'Son, you know eating all that candy isn't good...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,852
Posted By Happy Snapper
I know this probably sounds crazy.. but you can...

I know this probably sounds crazy.. but you can buy small electric winches for these little jiggers. Might be a good investment for future rides.. make retrieval a bit easier?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By Happy Snapper
I went to San Francisco in 2010 and took pictures...

I went to San Francisco in 2010 and took pictures of KLRs... my wife asked me.. why not just photograph your own back home in Australia?

Love that blue KTM though!
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Happy Snapper
Wicked Kamikaze Pilots apply here !

Kamikaze Pilots apply here !
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,017
Posted By Happy Snapper
So the cameras survived.. but how are you mate?

So the cameras survived.. but how are you mate?
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,017
Posted By Happy Snapper
How on earth did you do that??

How on earth did you do that??
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,017
Posted By Happy Snapper
I am a pro photographer down here in Australia. I...

I am a pro photographer down here in Australia. I choose not to carry a DSLR on the bike for a couple of reasons..

1. I earn a living with them, so don't won't to risk damaging them.

2. Too...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By Happy Snapper
I hear your large condoms are lubed with...

I hear your large condoms are lubed with viagrotrol!
Forum: Australia 06-06-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By Happy Snapper
I used chux on the KLR going to Birdsville....

I used chux on the KLR going to Birdsville. Sprayed a few with crc and kept them in a ziplock bag. KLR 's get filter clog really quickly. Just wrapped it round the element and they worked well....
Forum: Australia 06-06-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 427,205
Posted By Happy Snapper
So I jumped on the Super 10 today to go into the...

So I jumped on the Super 10 today to go into the CBD to deliver some prints to a client. The ride didn't go as planned... so this is the text message I sent to my wife.

"Honey, a car ran a red...
Forum: Australia 06-06-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Happy Snapper
Wicked Piss off Bruce! (or Nev!)

Piss off Bruce! (or Nev!)
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Happy Snapper
You can always tell a Victorian... but you can't...

You can always tell a Victorian... but you can't tell him much!!!:clap
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,863
Posted By Happy Snapper
I'll have mine in blue to match my S10 thanks :-)

I'll have mine in blue to match my S10 thanks :-)
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,863
Posted By Happy Snapper
Might be interesting to have an internal "lid' on...

Might be interesting to have an internal "lid' on the top lid. Does that make sense?

In other words if you remove the top, the top is then a sealed box with a removable lid. (This lid would be the...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,443
Posted By Happy Snapper
The Doc dead? No way, get fucked, fuck off!

The Doc dead?

No way, get fucked, fuck off!
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,863
Posted By Happy Snapper
Very impressive. I have the S10 with factory...

Very impressive. I have the S10 with factory panniers and always worry on "less than optimal" roads that they would be stuffed by a lie down.

These designs of yours would be good for ADV off road...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Happy Snapper
Sorry I was away from school the day we did...

Sorry I was away from school the day we did English comprehension... In fact I was away from school most days.

Please explain?
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Happy Snapper
It's Queenslander.. don't you worry about that!

It's Queenslander.. don't you worry about that!
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Happy Snapper
Shit! I thought the bend was dependant on...

Shit!

I thought the bend was dependant on which side of the hill they grew!
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Happy Snapper
I thought you were gong to tell is how to get the...

I thought you were gong to tell is how to get the bend out of our bananas!
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