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Forum: Australia 08-06-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Hi mate, sorry to hear your having problems and...

Hi mate, sorry to hear your having problems and we are failing to meet your expectations. Can I confirm you see all the news below in this picture when you look at the site in your browser? Are...
Forum: Australia 04-20-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,564
Just did the launch in NZ. Man this thing has...

Just did the launch in NZ. Man this thing has some motor!
Video - http://youtu.be/lngn_N6KZqM

http://www.mcnews.com.au/Testing/KTM/2013_KTM_1190_Adventure/Mono_300p.jpg
Forum: Australia 03-20-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,187
Cheers mate, enjoy your bike. I think the fluffy...

Cheers mate, enjoy your bike. I think the fluffy down low bit is done on purpose by BMW generally, to make the engine real soft down low for when you have crap tyres on and/or a crap rider. I mean...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,187
Here is my take on the bike. As a backgrounder I...

Here is my take on the bike. As a backgrounder I have owned 3 DR650s, done lots of miles on KLR650S, G650GS, Sertao etc. etc.
Happy to hear your feedback/suggestions/questions so I can add to the...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,193
I believe Lance didn't want to do it these times...

I believe Lance didn't want to do it these times around. He recently lost his wife and it has taken a toll, as you would expect.

Adam is an awesome videographer, and I am sure he will learn for...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,743
Awesome. Mission accomplished.

Awesome. Mission accomplished.
Forum: Australia 12-03-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Interested to know which tracks you take from Big...

Interested to know which tracks you take from Big River onwards and how the tracks are as I am keen to explore more out that way.
Forum: Australia 12-03-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Yep snow is forecast for tonight. --- ...

Yep snow is forecast for tonight.
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The weather gods have gone crazy, with last week's record-breaking heat followed by snowfalls today on the Victorian Alps.
...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,298
Last time I went to with the Patriots I was under...

Last time I went to with the Patriots I was under the capacity limits, despite riding said bike across Australia and doing 54,000km in 15 months on it, it wasn't good enough for them, lol. Rest my...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Of those I only know Big River Rd well. Where...

Of those I only know Big River Rd well. Where are you getting off Big River Rd and which way towards Mt Stirling?
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,298
I'm with you, I served with lots of good blokes...

I'm with you, I served with lots of good blokes and more than few dickheads. I fear it is more the dickheads that inhabit these types of post service institutions...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,193
TS Safari do have quite a few on GS and I have...

TS Safari do have quite a few on GS and I have known them to offer some little dirt detours for those that want to do so on each day's route. Mostly it is RTs, LTs, K bikes etc.
Forum: Australia 11-28-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,193
I'm with you on those observations. I recently...

I'm with you on those observations. I recently reviewed the latest 800 here - http://www.mcnews.com.au/Testing/BMW/2013_F800GS/Review.htm - At the end of the day it is nowhere near the bike the 1200...
Forum: Australia 11-26-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,474
I am also pretty happy with current Icon Variant...

I am also pretty happy with current Icon Variant dual-sport helmet. Also have a Shoei DS, funnily enough things like the linings etc. in the Icon feel nicer quality but the Shoei feels a little...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,187
Aggressively priced

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Forum: Australia 10-21-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,193
My little vid from GS Safari -...

My little vid from GS Safari - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_g2fbMsdiew&hd=1
Forum: Australia 10-21-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,671
A female friend of mine on her first two rides in...

A female friend of mine on her first two rides in Victoria on her ZX-6R.

Issued with an unroadworthy due to lowering of the bike. She is very short and had it professionally lowered. Despite this...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,976
Tech -...

Tech - http://www.mcnews.com.au/2013_Bikes/BMW/R1200GS/Intro.htm

Images - http://www.mcnews.com.au/2013_Bikes/BMW/R1200GS/BMW_R1200GS_Images/index.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,147,000
My take on it thus far from first cull of the PR...

My take on it thus far from first cull of the PR info to try and get to the meat and potatoes - The new 2013 BMW R 1200 GS - http://www.mcnews.com.au/2013_Bikes/BMW/R1200GS/Intro.htm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,940
Agreed, I think the 990 as an adventure bike is...

Agreed, I think the 990 as an adventure bike is definitely more suited to the more experienced. It does certainly command respect of the twist grip etc. That said, a smart head will adapt and learn...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,703
Power/acceleration wise they are pretty damn slow...

Power/acceleration wise they are pretty damn slow compared to any half reasonable road bike. The brakes and entry speeds though are another matter. Got to do some full pelt laps at the end of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,082
I find the BMW 800 while competent, quite...

I find the BMW 800 while competent, quite completely boring. I come across plenty of guys that own and love them, including some seriously good riders from enduro background etc. But really I find...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 116,421
Wow, that is surprising, I would have said that...

Wow, that is surprising, I would have said that ripper little rev happy engine had plenty of character and heart. You talking 990 Katoom for your twin fix?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-19-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,634,221
My take on it -...

My take on it - http://www.mcnews.com.au/NewsArchives/2012/September/KTM_Adventure.htm
Happy to be corrected etc. (was a rush job - currently on GS Safari)
Forum: Australia 07-23-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,072
Just watch out for all the retards using the...

Just watch out for all the retards using the wrong side of the road while they pretend they can ride, same goes for Black Spur.
Forum: Australia 07-23-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
There sure is.

There sure is.
Forum: Australia 07-22-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 27,225
If he was on a sportsbike he would be just about...

If he was on a sportsbike he would be just about clicking third.... Nearly all the litre sportsbike run over 160km/h. Hit 175 in first gear on a ZX-10R.
Forum: Australia 07-22-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,072
Sure is that is Antti and his infamous XR650R,...

Sure is that is Antti and his infamous XR650R, one of the fastest road riders I know of, and on a sticky tyred motard very hard to get away from indeed, lol. He doesn't road ride much these days,...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,072
Some vid -...

Some vid - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPdPgvoHzjI
Forum: Australia 07-21-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,201
Motorcycling can be dangerous. If you can't...

Motorcycling can be dangerous. If you can't accept this don't ride.
Forum: Australia 07-19-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,201
Crash fatalities are way, way, way down in...

Crash fatalities are way, way, way down in historic terms. An average 51% drop over the past ten years when taken on per registration number basis.
Forum: Australia 07-18-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,201
Well done on pasting rather than linking! ...

Well done on pasting rather than linking! Seriously, this is click bait fodder designed to stir controversy.
Forum: Australia 07-18-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,201
It is sensationalist click-bait, aimed at getting...

It is sensationalist click-bait, aimed at getting posted on forums like this and driving traffic to them. RESIST
RESIST
RESIST
YOU MUST NOT CLICK AND REWARD
THE MORE THAT CLICK AND REWARD THE...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,967
A bit of onboard footage from when myself and...

A bit of onboard footage from when myself and Pijl broke away from the group following afternoon tea.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bf4SozfqxoA&hd=1
Forum: Australia 07-18-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,908
For anyone interested in such things.... ...

For anyone interested in such things....

Road bike sales growing; Scooters falling out of favour
By Trevor Hedge

Encouraging results from the latest figures released by the Federal Chamber of...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,072
Spurs through to Alexandra, then Skyline Rd down...

Spurs through to Alexandra, then Skyline Rd down into Eildon, then Eildon-Jamieson Rd through to Jamieson, then up to Mansfield, across to Whitfield, Bright, then do laps up and down Hotham and...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,187
No knowledge yet, overseas will get them first...

No knowledge yet, overseas will get them first for sure. I reckon us in November some time.
Forum: Australia 07-18-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,187
The normal G650GS has shitloads more power than a...

The normal G650GS has shitloads more power than a KLR650, which has same sort of power as Dr650. And this one is meant to be 10hp up on a G650GS, which to my mind would make it the most powerful big...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
And doesn't mind a chat :-)

And doesn't mind a chat :-)
Forum: Australia 07-17-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
A guy that runs a bike lessons business out of...

A guy that runs a bike lessons business out of Witch Cycles (not Rick) did it for a while but I think just went back to the lessons, was a nice bloke and I am sure would be open to having his ear...
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