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Forum: Australia 09-28-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
No can do

Sorry mate, can't take leave then :cry Got a course I've got to attend. I've got a few days leave end Oct for my Kakadu trip. Will try and drop in for a chat before you go.
Might do a ride this...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-28-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By Kalahari76
Another one

Hi mate. Got another guy up here and possibly one more who's keen to ride you're bikes back to Perth for you. Don't foresee any problems.
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-25-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By Kalahari76
G'day mate

I'm in Darwin and have always fancied a trip to Perth (never been there!). Would be happy to help out, with the ride back or even if you guys just need a hand with the logistics. Let me know
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,640
Posted By Kalahari76
Keep it going

Good stories so far guys, keep it coming. I remember in 1996 I was doing a 14 day trip back in South Africa on a old XL500. On the last day, about 5 hours away from home, the bike developed a major...
Forum: Australia 09-17-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Sorry I missed that

Hi Podge, sorry I missed that mate. Would have like to come with. Things finally starting to slow down at work. By the way I am planning a four day ride through Kakadu and back via Litchfield around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,640
Posted By Kalahari76
Nice things car-drivers have done for bikers

We are sometimes quick to tell the tales of what stupid things some car-drivers have said or done, and yeah some of them can be idiots sometimes. But how about telling some of the nice things car or...
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By Kalahari76
Wicked Thanks guys

Thanks guys, I think I've got it figured out now. Many more mods to come though.
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By Kalahari76
Tips to mount UHF to handlebars (cheap)

Hi all. I've got a GME TX6100 handheld uhf radio and would like to mount it on my handlebars (Tenere 660). Here in Australia I can't seem to locate a suitable mount for it, so was thinking to make my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-02-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,061
Posted By Kalahari76
Litchfield Park, Northern Territory

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q610/Springbucks95/DSCN4045.jpg

Largest termite-mound I could find.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,254
Posted By Kalahari76
Another one

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q610/Springbucks95/DSCN3955.jpg

Picture taken somewhere between Oodnadatta and Coober Pedy, South Australia
Forum: Australia 07-23-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
I'm back!!

Hi guys, I'm back! All went well, was a good field exercise. As soon as I dropped my bags I had the bike out to blast out the cobwebs (priorities!). Unfortunately I am fully booked for the next 2...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Back in 6 weeks

Hi Podge, Livit and Croney. I'm of tomorow to Rocky and back again sometime around 25 July. Don't have too much fun up here, save some for the rest of us. See you all later. :wave
Forum: Australia 05-31-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Enjoy Finke

Yeah have a good one Podge. Looks like I might be of the bike for a bit. Cut my hand open at work and did some nerve damage. Can't realy grip anything at the moment :(: Gonna give riding a try on...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
See this website:...

See this website: http://www.esseyepro.com/Advancer_76_category.html
Forum: Australia 05-28-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Hey mate, yeah will have to make a plan for...

Hey mate, yeah will have to make a plan for sunday. I got those goggles in the UK, but if you google ESS ballistic goggles or safety goggles or something like that, I'm sure you will find them. I'll...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Hi mate. Next weekend sounds good. I've got to...

Hi mate. Next weekend sounds good. I've got to work a few hours this saterday, and get a few chores done. May ride out to Mandorah on sunday for a look-see. Hav'nt decided yet. The weekend is still...
Forum: Australia 05-19-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Great day out

Had a great day out today. Massive thanks to PodgeNT, Livit & Croney. Hope we can do it again soon. Well bike is clean again, now to clean myself and open a cold one:freaky
Forum: Australia 05-18-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 55,906
Posted By Kalahari76
Hi mate. I took the low guard of mine and fitted...

Hi mate. I took the low guard of mine and fitted the high guard from Touratech. Works a treat and looks great!...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Sounds good mate. Just let livit know as well, I...

Sounds good mate. Just let livit know as well, I think he's planning to come too. Could you PM me your address please?
Forum: Australia 05-15-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Hi Croney

Thanks for the input mate. it will be good of we can go for a ride on saterday. 08:00 depart Noonamah sound ok?
Oh and it won't be too fast, promise
Forum: Australia 05-15-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Saterday 19 May 12, Litchfield?

Hi guys. I know its short notice, but I'm planning to do a bit of a look-see through part of Litchfield Park this coming Saterday. Going through Batchelor and then north via Wangi Falls back to...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
I was just thinking (and it hurts)

I am still in the process of getting the Tenere systimatically modded for off-road touring. You guys who have been up here awhile, PodgeNT and Livit to mention a few, could probably give a few tips....
Forum: Australia 05-13-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 94,957
Posted By Kalahari76
Newbie in the territory

Hi all. Just settling in up here, in Palmerston and looking forward to start exploring the area. Looks like Litchfield Park could be a good trip, with maybe an overnite camp somewhere? Also need to...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,436
Posted By Kalahari76
Happy with mine

I've got the Black Wolf Mantis 1 and have used it on 5 occasions now. Can't fault it at all. I know its small bit it works for me. Good qaulity and at only 1.9kg its been perfect for bike trips. I...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 55,906
Posted By Kalahari76
Ride report - Painted Dessert

Hi guys. So the boss turned round and said, congrats mate, we're moving you to Darwin. Great, I can get away from the cold in Victoria. So I loaded the bike on the trailer, and started the 3987km...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4,798
Views: 1,006,134
Posted By Kalahari76
Thanks for the info mate. Good to get advice from...

Thanks for the info mate. Good to get advice from more experienced guys. It helps to save a few bucks!
Forum: Australia 04-24-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,798
Views: 1,006,134
Posted By Kalahari76
Question Tyre advice?

Hi guys

I am looking to ride the Tanami track later this year. At the moment I am running the Metzeler Tourances that came with the bike, but my wallet have to decide between a) buy a set of soft...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,798
Views: 1,006,134
Posted By Kalahari76
Fuel for thought

I bought my 660 Tenere about 6 weeks ago and so far have done just over 1500km. For me, its just the bike I wanted. I have done a few daytrips, between 280 - 350km, and was pleasantly surprised by...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By Kalahari76
Mind at ease

I spoke to one of the local Yamaha mechanics today. He told me not to worry, its normal. Just not to let the bike idle for an excessive amount of time. Laid awake last night for no reason :D
Forum: Australia 04-11-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By Kalahari76
Help/Advice needed with 660 Tenere

Hi all

I recently bought a 2011 XTZ660 Tenere, brand new, and so far have done 1300km. The bike was serviced by the dealer at 1000km. Earlier this evening I was going for a ride into town, and...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,962
Posted By Kalahari76
My new ride

Just picked up my new bike this past weekend. :wings (will post pics when I've figured out how to do it.any tips?)
Its a brand new 2011 Yamaha XT660Z Tenere, bought for $12500. Already fitted the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3,610
Views: 1,553,561
Posted By Kalahari76
Cry Thanks everyone

I am steadily working my way through this thread. I am living in Australia and a few months ago my wife broke her vows and moved back to South Africa, with our 1 year old daughter Jessica. I was...
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