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Forum: Australia 07-22-2011, 06:58 AM
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Posted By DrParnassus
Round OZ on my Super 10

Just a heads-up to fellow OZ Super 10 owners.
I left Canberra on the 8th July for a slow (3 month) ride round OZ on my Super 10
My travails & adventures can be followed here:...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 880,459
Posted By DrParnassus
Most interesting Mr Bargenator - any change to...

Most interesting Mr Bargenator - any change to the 'lag' commonly experienced between 2 & 3,000 rpm?
Also - emmachisit?
Forum: Australia 06-09-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Welcome cams, pirate63, thebrown! I've had my...

Welcome cams, pirate63, thebrown!
I've had my Super10 since last October - 10,000km and about to head off for a 3 month slow anti-clockwise circumnavigation of OZ.
As new S10 owners I'd recommend...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 295,251
Posted By DrParnassus
Good to see you back on the road again Nathan! ...

Good to see you back on the road again Nathan!
This has been a valuable 'learning' experience for all of us following this RR - albeit an expensive one for you!
I don't recall anybody even...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2011, 05:23 PM
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Views: 295,251
Posted By DrParnassus
"I've also discovered that leaving Elena to idle...

"I've also discovered that leaving Elena to idle reliably reproduces the problem after about 10 - 15 minutes."

I'm no climate scientist but it's sounding more and more heat related to me.

If...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2011, 12:09 AM
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Views: 295,251
Posted By DrParnassus
Good Service

Nathan - I presume your reference to the Honda dealer was to this mob?
Tableland Honda 20 Herberton Street, Mareeba

Just wanted to say that info on 'Good Service' - from anyone for anything...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 295,251
Posted By DrParnassus
Great pics of Karijini. Yet another destination...

Great pics of Karijini. Yet another destination to add to my list.
I can't believe how green it looks. End of the (very wet) wet season I guess. Must have made the road surface 'interesting' to say...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2011, 06:12 AM
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Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
I know the lights at Harmon well! On my commute...

I know the lights at Harmon well! On my commute route home from Qbn to Hughes every day - unless I give myself an early mark & take the scenic route via the Sutton Rd:evil!

Done just about 5000km...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2011, 04:07 AM
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Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
I think that was me.

'Twas me I think. I did spot what looked like another S10 hooning up the off ramp from the Monaro highway & turning left into Hindmarsh. 1st time I've seen another S10 on the road - Nice one!

DrP
Forum: Australia 02-05-2011, 04:46 PM
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Posted By DrParnassus
Me too

+1
DrP
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2011, 02:16 PM
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Views: 295,251
Posted By DrParnassus
So long and thanks for all the pics! DrP

So long and thanks for all the pics!
DrP
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2011, 02:15 PM
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Views: 880,459
Posted By DrParnassus
+1 DrP

+1
DrP
Forum: Australia 01-30-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Timetable

Chris,
At this stage I'm planning on a June departure - heading north from ACT in an anti-clockwise direction. I've told everybody that I'm taking three months, but depending on circumstances I may...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2011, 01:36 AM
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Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Excellent! My (limited) experience with...

Excellent!
My (limited) experience with Garmin/Mapsource tells me you're better off planning short individual sections rather than trying to do it all as a single route. If you were taking a laptop...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2011, 06:04 PM
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Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Timetable & route

SuperCruise - WRT route & timetable. I've given myself 3 months (Mid June/July/August/Mid Septemberish - yet to fix a departure date). As far as the route is concerned - there are a couple of must...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2011, 03:44 PM
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Views: 3,382
Posted By DrParnassus
In like Flynn!

Subscribed.
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 880,459
Posted By DrParnassus
Illegitimi non carborundum

Be of good cheer Greg - true believers are subscribers and will follow this thread wherever it goes! We will even leave pointers on other threads so that infidels & heathens will see the light &...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2011, 06:54 AM
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Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Vibes & HTFU

Hey SuperCruise - I'm also in Canberra if you want to try another S10 for comparison - let me know.
I have to say that after my silky smooth CB1300S the S10 is a touch more 'vibey' -although after...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 295,251
Posted By DrParnassus
Laptop power question.

A most excellent adventure Nathan.:clap Top photos & descriptions.

WRT heading back west - just make sure you keep the water on your left as you cross the Nullarbor we wouldn't want you getting...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
What protection/crash bars ?

OK - next major purchase will be a set of crash/protection bars. Apart from my ego, my primary concern is to protect the radiator.
I'm aware of the following options available in OZ:


Yamaha...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 880,459
Posted By DrParnassus
MotorradWorks XT1200Z Windscreen Adjuster Kit

Just returned home after a week away at coast for xmas to find Windscreen Adjuster Kit had arrived. :clap
Have just completed installation - if you follow instructions the pics make it a piece of...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 295,251
Posted By DrParnassus
Leeches

Ahh leeches - one of the 'joys' of camping on the east coast of OZ.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leech
Nothing quite like waking in the morning in your tent and discovering that the reason your...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2010, 05:53 PM
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Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Hard to believe I know - but all true! - I put it...

Hard to believe I know - but all true! - I put it down to my innate charm !
Seriously tho kudos to Canberra Motorcycle Centre 4 pulling out all the stops to ensure I got back on the road...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Failed monoshock - update.

Update: Sat 18th Dec.
1st the good news. Collected bike today with new replacement shock - replaced under warranty.:clap CMC mechanic tells me there was no visible signs of damage or abuse. No...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
The XT1200Z Parts catalogue I found here ...

The XT1200Z Parts catalogue I found here (http://www.konepool.demon.nl/xt1200z/PARTS_CATALOG_XT1200Z.pdf)shows two shocks - one for the S3 Model (Silver) & 1 for the VPBC5 Model (Blue)
So I...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Yellow - why do u ask?

Yellow - why do u ask?
Forum: Australia 12-14-2010, 06:05 PM
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Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Monoshock failure - update

Wed 15th @ Noon. 1st the Bad news: No spare rear shocks for XT1200Z in OZ! #BadYamaha!:huh
Good news: Just been advised by CMC that Yamaha OZ will pull a shock from a bike in Sydney 4 me....
Forum: Australia 12-13-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Update Monday 13th Dec. Replacement shock on...

Update Monday 13th Dec.
Replacement shock on order however - due to limitation on Yamaha parts ordering system - MCC unable to tell me when it will be available:huh!
WTF!
Forum: Australia 12-11-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Cheers Greg - appreciate the feedback. I'm sure...

Cheers Greg - appreciate the feedback. I'm sure it will be worth the wait!:D
Forum: Australia 12-10-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
Manufacturing delays?

Ordered one of these on the 22/11/2010 from Motorrad.:deal Still no sign. Manufacturing delays?
Forum: Australia 12-10-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 207,916
Posted By DrParnassus
3000 km - Monoshock problems

Just clocked 3000 km since the begining of October.
fuel figures to date - 50/50 Canberra commuting and longer trips to coast etc.
lowest - 16.858 km/L
max - 20.467 km/L
avg - 18.133 km/L

Love...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-20-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 576,078
Posted By DrParnassus
Less is more....

Greetings from afar.
A couple of things -
1. When it comes to product placement - less is more. Let the photos tell the story.
2. Never try and second guess what other people like in an image....
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 295,251
Posted By DrParnassus
Damned Insurance Companies...

OK - so the secret is to tell them you need 'Medical Evacuation'? :wink:
Hope things work out- that your injuries are minor and Elena can be resurrected. I'd hate this epic to end just when it was...
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 880,459
Posted By DrParnassus
Nice work on adjustable screen & GPS mount

Greg,
The GPS mount looks the 'Ducks Guts'! I have the same Garmin unit on a RAM mount & have experienced the same issues. Obscured indicators and worrying about forgetting to remove the GPS when...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 36,143
Posted By DrParnassus
Counting the days!

Great stuff Mat! Just discovered your RR & enjoying the 'Real Time' updates.
I'm planning a round OZ trip myself for July/Aug?Sept next year - keep those reports and pics coming! :clap
Forum: Vendors 10-12-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 880,459
Posted By DrParnassus
Super10 Owners Manual

Dallara - you can download the owners manual from here: http://ymenvom.nl/manuals/U23PE0.PDF
Spark Plug info is on page 6-10 NGK/CPR8EB9.
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 880,459
Posted By DrParnassus
Tool-less windscreen adjustment - question

Without doubt the most interesting & informative forum/thread on the net about this great bike!
Congratulations to WASP for the excellent work - keep it coming!:clap
Just a quick query on where you...
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