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Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,625
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Location

Hi - Got the address - but what suburb - Carrum Downs or Cranbourne? Google has both suburbs listed (which does not make sense).

APCO service station on Westernport highway (Dandenong-Hastings...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,245
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Tool Tube

Hi AusieTrev,

My tool tube is a 900 mm sewer pipe - so maybe... We'll see.... - but as you and others have stated, loops or small caribenas and attach somewhere on the back. I'll have a spare set...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,245
Posted By Brocksamoyed
12 Ltr

Hi,

Thanks for your reviews / info. I will call Liquid Containment this week.

I'm thinking maybe a good spot to store it, is in the tool tube (without tools).

Thanks
Forum: Australia 07-04-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,245
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Fuel Bladders

Hi All,

I am about to tacke the Kimberleys in August and will be heading east via the Tanami Track. I need approx 10'ish ltrs of extra fuel for a 600 km range on the Tenere.

I was thinking...
Forum: Australia 05-12-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 1,022,078
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Mod...

:lurk

QUOTE=jaumev;24140846]Nice work!! :clap

What mod you do behind the speedo to prevent a possible rattle?

:beer[/QUOTE]
Forum: Australia 04-07-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,473
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Hi Vis

Howdy,

I found this very confronting. I realise it is designed to sell Triumph jackets and the video highlights this, but boy - what a difference. Hard to argue this IMHO.
...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 31,674
Posted By Brocksamoyed
606

I have used several different tyres on my 660 Tenere, but when we plan a big trip, a fresh set of 606 go on. A mate had Pirelli 21's and he is now a 606 convert.

A tip I got after speaking to...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,510
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Thumb Great Information - Darling River

Thanks for all the info.

Great stuff. Looks like Sth Rd is a goer :nod

KLRDave650 - what are your plans?
Forum: Australia 03-24-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,510
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Farmer Roy I'm riding solo on the 1200 Triumph...

Farmer Roy
I'm riding solo on the 1200 Triumph Explorer. Not shy of sand (love it on the 660 Tenere), but it aint so much fun for hours on end on a 1200.

How much sand are you talking about?...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,510
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Question I was planning on going to Mungo Nat Park, then...

I was planning on going to Mungo Nat Park, then off to Tibboburra, east to Wanaaring / Burke and then sth along Darling River, stopping at Louth & Tilpa. Maybe staying the night (somewhere). Will be...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,510
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Darling

Hi,

What route are you thinking?

I will be up that way during that time and was thinking about taking the fishing rod on the bike.
Forum: Australia 03-19-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,625
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Wed

Hey Guys,

Nice meeting you all. Was great to see an assortment of bikes on the night.

See you at the next one.

Richard
Forum: Australia 03-11-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,625
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Wed 19th

Tentative at mo.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-01-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5,535
Views: 989,749
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Heat Issues

Thanks everyone for your help. I have picked up my Explorer from the dealer today and will go for a long adventure ride tomorrow. Dirt / Road - well shall see how she goes.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5,535
Views: 989,749
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Explorer running hot

Hi All,

I have an early model Explorer. Head & ECU replaced. Head was replaced Oct 2013, however I pulled my back and was out of action for 3 months. Now recovered I am riding the Explorer and I...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,102
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Whch one?

Hi All

I am looking into the Leatt braces and I am confused with which one to buy.

Price differential is not a concern as I am not going to squabble over $200 if it saves my neck. I will be...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 1,022,078
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Barrett

Hi BarneyRubble,

I am thinking about the single Barrett system for my Ten. How would you compare the sound compared to the stock muffler? Both in volume / loudness and ongoing droning sound.

I...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 1,022,078
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Single Exhaust

TB650 - thanks for the weight readings. 3.3kg for a single but using the 2 piece Y section, so I assume it will weigh all up a smidge under 3kg.

Given the weight is high up, I will take the...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 1,022,078
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Exhaust - Single vs double

Hi All,

I am thinking of replacing my stock exhaust for a single exhaust system. Reason is primarily to reduce weight up high.

So given we have the option of either 1 can or 2, are there pro's...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 39,568
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Thumb Great Idea

:lurk Will add my 2 cents when up. Great idea!
Forum: Australia 10-01-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,716
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Cam noise

Hi Guys,

I also had the horrible ticking noise. I spoke to a few ppl on various forums and then someone in NSW with the same issue. His dealer was replacing head and all the extra spare parts. He...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 39,568
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Kinglake

Howdy,

Kinglake St Andrews sounds good. Suggest a Sunday for lunch.
Forum: Australia 09-02-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,578
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Power

Poor battery would be fine if you could connect power during use. Kinda show stopper for me :(

Interesting to hear your comments re remote control. Maybe a status indicator showing on / off status...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,410
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Vic

Hi,

I had my left leg in full plaster cast & required crutches. I drove an auto so I figured why not? I was worried about what the insurance co would think, so I drove to the police station,...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,166
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Dri Rider

I have a DryRdider Rally Pro - new 3.5 years ago. After 12 months, they replaced it as the stitching undid itself and about 12-18 mnth later, stitching again coming undone in replaced new jacket...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-22-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5,535
Views: 989,749
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Explorer - Aus

Hi All,

Has anyone in Australia had their 1 Yr or 10K service? I am wondering if Triumph addressed the issues on the earlier delivered models re shim bucket pockets in head and sloppy valve...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Confused

Hi,

I am confused. Why did the TAC go to court? I thought we were covered regardless of fault.

I am obviously wrong given the court case.....

So it begs the question - what happens if we...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Sena

We have been using the Sena for the past few years and they are great. Highly recommend them. Bluetooth into phone, GPS and talk to eachother. If you want UHF, then purchase the add on from Sena.
...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 1,022,078
Posted By Brocksamoyed
GPS Mount

Hi Guys,

Just thought I would pass on my 2 cents. I have the Zumo 660 with the Garmin mounts supplied with the unit. It is mounted on the same mount shown in the pics above but with a little elec...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 1,022,078
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Braille Lithium Battery

Howdy,

Mine died after 3 years and a mate only got a few months more on his XT660R.

I have replaced mine with a Braille Lithium Battery. Scary light and the CCA is much much higher than the std...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,716
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Great Purchase

I have kept my 2010 660 Tenere but now also own the Explorer.... Greedy - Yes :) Completed a 8500km trip up north and the Explorer has been faultless.

Awesome bike. You should have a ball!!
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 34,913
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Stay upright and enjoy

Subscribed

:lurk
Forum: Australia 08-21-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,363
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Wilbers

Hi,

I replaced my stock suspension with Wilbers front and back. Absolutely transformed the bike into something great.

And an added bonus - cheaper than the Ohlins.

Cheers
Forum: Australia 08-18-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,297
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Sena SMH-10

Hi Guys,

I use a Sena SMH-10 for my comms / entertainment needs. Connected via bluetooth to my Garmin Zumo 660 (stereo bluetooth - Zumo 550 only mono) which is paired with my Iphone again...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,932
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Put me down for another 2.

Put me down for another 2.
Forum: Australia 07-16-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,849
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Flinders

+1

We did the full Oodnadatta track in 2010 from Melb. (Marree through to Marla)

As mentioned, go through Flinders.

Overnighted at;
Midlura
Broken Hill
Arkaroola
Forum: Australia 07-01-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,433
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Tenere

LOL _ Keep that smile going. Woody is always there :)
Forum: Australia 06-20-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By Brocksamoyed
D606

Hi,

For Hwy use, pump them up to 36 psi and when you reach the dirt / sand lower them accordingly.

I love the D606 and have done Flinders Ranges, Oodnadatta track & Birdsville track /...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 1,022,078
Posted By Brocksamoyed
Hey Foo, I remember some reports, when the...

Hey Foo,

I remember some reports, when the Ten with ABS was launched in the UK, If you chose the ABS model you lost a lot of other things and I think a nice weight gain.

Check out the other...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,365
Posted By Brocksamoyed
That Feeling

It never leaves. I just did a black top 100km ride today, Healesville, Chum Creek Toolangi, Yarra Glen and home (outer east Melb) and it was awesome.

The smile takes a while to leave :wink:
...
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