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Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,220
Posted By truk84
Always take SPOT3 and a mobile but have just...

Always take SPOT3 and a mobile but have just purchased a sat phone so thats coming along too.

Always ride with my protective gear. Have been using a hit air vest for the past 3 years but now...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 178,915
Posted By truk84
oh and as always - great riding! :freaky ...

oh and as always - great riding! :freaky

Keep the RR coming!! :deal
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 178,915
Posted By truk84
soft bags? no more jessies?

soft bags? no more jessies?
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By truk84
thanks for the advice - much appreciated! ...

thanks for the advice - much appreciated!

also thanks for the tip on the STX braces!
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By truk84
chest protector for a rallye 3 suit?

Evening lads,

Im 2m tall and struggled to find a suit that would fit me properly - in the end the BMW rallye pro 3 suit with in one of their non standard sizes was a perfect fit

Its a normal...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 66,992
Posted By truk84
anyone had any experience with this?...

anyone had any experience with this? http://www.leatt-brace.com/index.php/choose-your-sport/street/leatt-body-protector-adventure

cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5,422
Views: 890,521
Posted By truk84
Got a set of TT bar risers installed and also had...

Got a set of TT bar risers installed and also had the handlebar mounts turned around 180 degrees - stoked with the outcome!

At 2m in height i have always struggled with standing and this...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,457
Posted By truk84
I know it's not what you asked but could a hit...

I know it's not what you asked but could a hit air vest be of value if you can't find the right jacket? May not have been any use anyway (that is if you didn't separate from the bike)?

Hope you...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By truk84
Thanks very much for the reply guys! Some good...

Thanks very much for the reply guys! Some good recommendations there :freaky
Forum: Australia 10-09-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By truk84
Accommodation recommendations for Wauchope and Gloucester NSW?

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Just thought it might be worth checking on here if there are any recommendations for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 178,915
Posted By truk84
Keep it coming! :clap

Keep it coming! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,590
Posted By truk84
Wire one outlet socket (for your 13amp heated...

Wire one outlet socket (for your 13amp heated gear) off two fused circuits in parallel (7.5amp or 10amp fuse in each circuit). If you have enough free circuits its an easy way to have a 15amp outlet....
Forum: Face plant 09-26-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,600
Posted By truk84
visor ripped clean off? how did your eyes and...

visor ripped clean off? how did your eyes and face fair?

good to hear you ended up ok :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,285
Posted By truk84
Too easy lads - thanks for the help and putting...

Too easy lads - thanks for the help and putting my mind at ease!

I'll just keep checking it each week and try to keep it about halfway up the sight glass.

Needs to be said - Really impressed...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,285
Posted By truk84
New 2012 R1200GS 600km already low on oil?

Hey all,

At risk of asking an oil usage question (have done a search and alas no luck!)?

Bike was bought brand new, run in has been pretty much by the book with regards to rev limits and I have...
Forum: Face plant 05-09-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 214,666
Posted By truk84
good luck mate!

good luck mate!
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,946
Posted By truk84
First helmet was a shark helmet, didn’t pay too...

First helmet was a shark helmet, didn’t pay too much attention on the fit unfortunately....just figured that was as good as i was going to get?<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,636
Posted By truk84
Glad to hear you are okay mate and really good to...

Glad to hear you are okay mate and really good to hear you were wearing the vest :clap when you came off!
Forum: Face plant 02-27-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 214,666
Posted By truk84
So....? Any ideas when you might found out? ...

So....? Any ideas when you might found out?

Really hoping you get good news soon mate, this whole thing has been the biggest joke :(
Forum: Face plant 12-01-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 214,666
Posted By truk84
:freakygood luck!!

:freakygood luck!!
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,462
Posted By truk84
Hey mate, I wonder this for awhile as well....

Hey mate,

I wonder this for awhile as well. Personally i use:

* hit air vest over my riding jacket/pants when commuting and touring trips mainly on pavement.
* neckbrace with offroad body...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,321
Posted By truk84
Mate if its not working sealing properly get them...

Mate if its not working sealing properly get them to sort it out for you, even if it is just an adjustment issue!

I have found BMW to be excellent with warrenty work (procycles hornsby). Hope you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-18-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,041
Posted By truk84
Beautiful photos! Nice job :clap

Beautiful photos! Nice job :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 178,915
Posted By truk84
good luck mate, hope it all went okay!

good luck mate, hope it all went okay!
Forum: Face plant 08-29-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,272
Posted By truk84
From what i have heard the new street guard 3...

From what i have heard the new street guard 3 suit is a very good piece of kit!

I have a rallye3 suit too and like it. I was was a bit dissapointed to hear how much it wore through (but i guess...
Forum: Face plant 08-28-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,272
Posted By truk84
good to hear you are on the mend mate! what...

good to hear you are on the mend mate!

what is your plan for protective gear next time around? will you go with the same setup or try something else?
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 342,299
Posted By truk84
Awesome report :clap Keep it coming and all...

Awesome report :clap

Keep it coming and all the best for the trip!
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,625
Posted By truk84
Hi mate, im 6'7" and 95kg so i feel your pain. ...

Hi mate, im 6'7" and 95kg so i feel your pain.

I started with a standard G650GS (i needed a learner approved bike for the first 12months of my licence) which i could only just fit on (was really...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,390
Posted By truk84
Hi Mate, How did you end up with the...

Hi Mate,

How did you end up with the footbrake being a little bit higher then the foot peg? Did you find this an issue at all?

Thanks,
Kurt
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,931
Posted By truk84
Well ive managed to fit the bmw taller seat, TT...

Well ive managed to fit the bmw taller seat, TT handle bar raisers and the TT lower offroad pegs.

They really make a massive difference and for anyone else my height on this bike i would...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By truk84
Yep i also unfortunately appear to have bought a...

Yep i also unfortunately appear to have bought a lemon. Its a 2009 G650GS: it came from factory missing its counter balance oil seal (which was discovered at 1000km when the airbox was overflowing...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By truk84
When do you leave mate? Elliot falls would be one...

When do you leave mate? Elliot falls would be one of my favourites!

Have a safe trip! :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,931
Posted By truk84
Thanks mate, ill give the pillion seat a go next...

Thanks mate, ill give the pillion seat a go next time im out to see if that helps.

Ive sorted the pegs and handlebar raisers so i should be right to put them on next weekend. Still not sure about...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,931
Posted By truk84
Morning all, thanks very much for the replies! ...

Morning all, thanks very much for the replies!

I'll start with hand raisers and lower footpegs and also keep an eye out for a taller seat.

Im still a few years off a KTM 990 and need to keep...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,931
Posted By truk84
2009 G650GS am i too tall for my motorcycle?

Hey everyone,

Im sure this is a pretty stupid question (so apologies if this has already been done) but im new to riding and am after all the help i can get. Just wondering if any other G650GS...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5,112
Views: 981,459
Posted By truk84
All the best mate, sorry to hear about the off...

All the best mate, sorry to hear about the off but hope you are back riding again soon!

Seriously you do take amazing photos! This thread is one of my favourites :bow
Forum: Australia 08-18-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,432
Posted By truk84
i financed my G650GS back in may through...

i financed my G650GS back in may through procycles hornsby and the rate was 11%. no establishment fees or anything...been pretty happy with it
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