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Forum: Vendors 12-18-2012, 12:18 AM
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Posted By Barance
Excellent idea, good luck with the promo, glad to...

Excellent idea, good luck with the promo, glad to see Touratech now in NZ!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
The G is considerably lower than a KLR with the...

The G is considerably lower than a KLR with the 2inch lowering kit. I cant touch the ground on the KLR even with the lowering kit!, my brother had one.

The G is a perfect height for those around...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Seems odd and not experienced that, would be...

Seems odd and not experienced that, would be asking the dealer to check it out
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Haven't experienced that issue, what grade fuel...

Haven't experienced that issue, what grade fuel are you using? Does it always happen?
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Havnt experienced that issue, mine did have a...

Havnt experienced that issue, mine did have a small issue of dying for no reason however I have put it down to one of the electrical accessories I had fitted that was shorting and causing an issue,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Top shot!

Top shot!
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 01:10 PM
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Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Excellent! Well titled shot, not sure I would...

Excellent! Well titled shot, not sure I would have gone on that even on mountain bike though :)
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Ageed! Fantastic bike, too the point of me even...

Ageed! Fantastic bike, too the point of me even considering selling my beloved Triumph Speedmaster as it doesn't get used anymore!
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
I have the Touratech adjustable bracket,...

I have the Touratech adjustable bracket, definitely offers a good selection of positions and easy to use, problem with screens is very subjective, rider height and preference of what you want. I also...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
I do, love it, fits nice, have had it on a few...

I do, love it, fits nice, have had it on a few bikes now, I also have their Teton luggage, good for a short trip but I would go for the waterproof ones next time.

I have posted pics of mine before...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
The 'possum scraper" rear lower guard is a...

The 'possum scraper" rear lower guard is a regulation for Australia I understand. As the New Zealand BMW's come via BMW Aus that is why we also get it. Not sure if it is supplied elsewhere around the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
F650 fitted (single or the twin, think they are...

F650 fitted (single or the twin, think they are both the same), they are very good I do recommend them, excellent for standing up and having a good foothold.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Was thinking of going down to Hamilton for the...

Was thinking of going down to Hamilton for the next one, they still can do warranty services, they did my Speedmaster recently, being in Puke its easier going south!

No havnt gone for a knobbly...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
I should have bought mine from where you did! I...

I should have bought mine from where you did! I got charged a tad under $200 when I got mine done in Wellington before I moved north.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
The racks themselves are the Touratech ones the...

The racks themselves are the Touratech ones the cases are by Caribou, still have to finish off mounting my new 26 litre caribous, will post a pic when done, sorry been sidetracked with other stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,616
Views: 399,542
Posted By Barance
For panniers I use Caribou cases (Storm/Pelican...

For panniers I use Caribou cases (Storm/Pelican cases) mounted on Touratech racks. I have 36 litres now but have just ordered some 26 litres. Caibous are std Pelicans but with a few mods such as...
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 28,449
Posted By Barance
Pucks

Excellent pucks, nice quality work, many thanks Jon, now I just need to be patient until the panniers arrive so I put them all together!
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Tyres

Hi all, just wondering what tyres everyone is using or tried and likes /dislikes.

Currently still have the stock Tourances on with no issues but looking at maybe TKC80's which seems to be the most...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Check out 2 Brothers pipes, they used to have a...

Check out 2 Brothers pipes, they used to have a twin pipe set up with one side as exhaust and the other was a canister with lid that looked like a pipe.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
No concern at all, be very discerning about what...

No concern at all, be very discerning about what you read on the internet forums.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Yes I used the original screen, it defintely...

Yes I used the original screen, it defintely offers a good range of movement, alot of course depends on your height, Helmet and what you prefer. I have found a reasonble sweet spot which is slightly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
It is easy to fit even with the rather hard to...

It is easy to fit even with the rather hard to follow Touratech instruction sheet, on my one I also installed the TT GPS mount and still managed it , all pretty straightforward.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Cheers Roger, will read through your blogs! ...

Cheers Roger, will read through your blogs!

Im in Auckland (Pukekohe to be precise!), moved up here from Wgtn in August with a promotion and loving it so far, so nice to have new roads to ride up...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Nice pics, where was that? Is that a TKC80...

Nice pics, where was that?

Is that a TKC80 on the front, whats your thoughts?

I have been contemplating the TKC for the front and leaving the Tourance on the back. So far think the Tourances...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
I find the single compared to the 650 twin better...

I find the single compared to the 650 twin better geared for slower off road work, not as bulky feeling as the twin and feels lighter. On the road IMHO, the single is a more fun relaxing bike to ride...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Hi yes to the top strap, you need to always have...

Hi yes to the top strap, you need to always have the two top straps connected. The method of connecting the bags to other racks (I have the Touratech racks) is very clever, velcro straps with a dome...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Having had both models of the single and the 650...

Having had both models of the single and the 650 twin in between, theres no noticable differance in the power of the new model and my preferance is the new G even over the twin.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
G at Clemants road Kaimanawa Forest Park

Great trip in camping, THE G is so easy to ride off the tarseal.

Wolfmans were good but think I will get some smaller hard storm cases (26 litre)
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
and one the wolfman luggage will take a better...

and one the wolfman luggage will take a better one in the wilderness tomorrow.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Front view

Front view
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
hope the TT mount works ok as I like the position...

hope the TT mount works ok as I like the position of the
GPS here
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
GPS mounted, screen adjustment seems to be pretty...

GPS mounted, screen adjustment seems to be pretty good but the proof will be how good it is on this trip. Will do a report with pics once home
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
More Touratech goodies fitted

Here are a few pics of the new TT Windscreen adjuster and GPS mount. Bike is also loaded up ready for the weekend trip into the wilderness with the Wolfman soft luggage for this trip.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Yes I have to agree this is a good idea after...

Yes I have to agree this is a good idea after having some issues with fitting my TT crash bars bolts that quickly had thread issues! Ended up with a hacksaw and a new bolt.

Other than that the TT...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
I have the Touratech one on my G, had the BMW one...

I have the Touratech one on my G, had the BMW one on my old F model. TT is far superior in my opinion.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
May be easier getting a custom cover made, I...

May be easier getting a custom cover made, I didint like the red in reallife as much as when I saw it in pics which is why I choose the grey seat
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
What a great looking bike!:evil The crash bars...

What a great looking bike!:evil The crash bars are touratech no?

Thanks for sharing
Chris[/QUOTE]

Thanks!, yes Touratech crash bars
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
Better pic of the Wolfman

Better pic of the Wolfman
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 193,063
Posted By Barance
[QUOTE Heres a couple of pics from the...

[QUOTE
Heres a couple of pics from the trip.[/QUOTE]

Pictured with Wolfman tankbag- excellent fit
Caribou cases mounted on Touratech racks
Touratech crash bars and bash plate
SW Motech Tent...
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