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Forum: Australia Today, 07:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 440,124
Posted By ADVJake
As new Shoei Neotec Black, Medium Helmet. ...

As new Shoei Neotec Black, Medium Helmet.
Purchased 3 months ago from Helmet warehouse in Sydney, worn 2-3 times.
Does not fit my head, i get nasty headaches wearing it longer than an hour, felt...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,878
Posted By ADVJake
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f247/vashdrz400/...

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f247/vashdrz400/Cape%20York%2007/P6250116.jpg

Was bloody deep when we did it, had to lift the front of the beemer and 950
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,015
Posted By ADVJake
the only people who tend to think they're ugly...

the only people who tend to think they're ugly are power rangers and harley riders :dunno

they're a work of art
http://i.imgur.com/49aDgT0.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By ADVJake
Both had the inserts out. this 990 sounds just...

Both had the inserts out.
this 990 sounds just loud all over. but on the 950 it was an amazing rumble and sound when you blip the throttle.

Would repacking fix this do you think?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By ADVJake
Akrapovics sound different? 990

Hey all. Recently acquired an 08' 990, it has a pair of akra cans on it. I've had these pipes before on a 950 and they sound alot different. Like it doesn't sound near as good as on the 950.
Anyone...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,277
Posted By ADVJake
personally would do it on a DRZ. light, reliable,...

personally would do it on a DRZ. light, reliable, plenty of aftermarket gear. not as buzzy/strung as the WR.
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,015
Posted By ADVJake
Haha im pretty sure i owned this one. Looks very...

Haha im pretty sure i owned this one. Looks very familiar. I got it off Joe. Over 60kkms ?
Had a hard life when i got it, but seeing it still going, is a testament to how tough these bikes are.
...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By ADVJake
been able to use bus lanes for awhile now in NSW....

been able to use bus lanes for awhile now in NSW. But can't use Bus only lanes, thankfully they aren't too common.
Forum: Australia 05-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,015
Posted By ADVJake
long time no talk joe. Ive had this on an...

long time no talk joe.

Ive had this on an 03, and an 04. Unusual for it to be happening on an 05. I wonder if its got the old clutch rod? that, in combination with the oil jet was an update to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 25,632
Posted By ADVJake
Where do i get one? The OP is banned

Where do i get one? The OP is banned
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 587,600
Posted By ADVJake
How's the terra holding up? I've been bikeless...

How's the terra holding up? I've been bikeless for about a year, wondering if i can find a list of issues on the terra? Cheers
Forum: Australia 09-09-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,107
Posted By ADVJake
reality check. KTM 950 weighs 230KG wet, it won...

reality check.
KTM 950 weighs 230KG wet, it won the 2002 dakar, with 90% of the parts of the production model.
the f800gs could do much better, it's stock suspension is cost cutting by BMW, no...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 587,600
Posted By ADVJake
anyone done long distance pillion work on the TR?...

anyone done long distance pillion work on the TR? How much does the missus complain? :D
Forum: Australia 06-20-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By ADVJake
I think the rule is, you need evidence you've...

I think the rule is, you need evidence you've owned it for longer than 2 years whilst overseas to bring it with you
Forum: Australia 06-14-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,908
Posted By ADVJake
unsupported? how much fuel did you carry. I was...

unsupported? how much fuel did you carry.
I was tempted to do it unsupported on the berg but cant think a way to store the amount of fuel needed.
Forum: Australia 06-05-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,777
Posted By ADVJake
i'd buy one, provided the little bmw mill is...

i'd buy one, provided the little bmw mill is proven to be reliable, and we arent charged 2x the price of the USA or Europe :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 698,148
Posted By ADVJake
dont feed the trolls, or the thread will just go...

dont feed the trolls, or the thread will just go sideways again..

Actually would like to see more feedback on how the bike goes in rougher terrain. Most of the riding i've seen is rather mild dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 698,148
Posted By ADVJake
I'm less impetuous with my bike purchases...

I'm less impetuous with my bike purchases nowadays ;)
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 698,148
Posted By ADVJake
Any idea why the strada is cheaper at the moment?...

Any idea why the strada is cheaper at the moment?
Hmm..
Questions:

Will ABS work if i put 21" / 18" wheels from a Terra on the strada?
Speedo issues?

It makes sense to me to buy a strada,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 172,565
Posted By ADVJake
Hey fellas, Any idea what causes hot start...

Hey fellas,
Any idea what causes hot start problems on the berg? She starts instantly when cold, but warm it pops and i can smell fuel, takes a few tries.
it has an akrapovic full system, not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 698,148
Posted By ADVJake
FI fears are overblown, if heading into remote...

FI fears are overblown, if heading into remote country, I'd ensure i had multiple filters to the injector, and if the model was known to have issues with the pump, I'd carry a spare, or even a spare...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 172,565
Posted By ADVJake
hmm, in my mind i could put 2 x 7L bladders on...

hmm, in my mind i could put 2 x 7L bladders on the front shrouds, as a tank pannier type thing, and 2x on top of the coyote..
Maybe the bladders are going to be quite big once filled, ill need to do...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 172,565
Posted By ADVJake
I wanted to make it work since its my only bike...

I wanted to make it work since its my only bike and i cant justify a second.. unless i can find someone to do a supporter trip. :/
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 172,565
Posted By ADVJake
Going by fuel consumption, a DRZ400 uses 33...

Going by fuel consumption, a DRZ400 uses 33 Liters in this trip. Not sure on actual distance, its mostly sand I would also need 8-10L of water, and camping gear.
Biggest issue is the liquids. I can...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 172,565
Posted By ADVJake
I'm pondering the thought of doing unsupported...

I'm pondering the thought of doing unsupported simpson crossing on the 570.
But i dont want to pay the crazy $$ for safari tanks.
So here comes the thought of a 35L Fuel capacity, with the OEM...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,066
Posted By ADVJake
KTM 700 Adventure

Just noticed this posted in thumpers.. It certainly doesn't look like a photoshop, and the front tie in closely to the new 1190 Adventure, making me think it's not an aftermarket build.
...
Forum: Australia 04-16-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 95,823
Posted By ADVJake
I read somewhere that the Terra has accounted for...

I read somewhere that the Terra has accounted for roughly 35% of Husky sales at the moment. Thats not bad at all.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,640
Posted By ADVJake
lost rider is to blame for my upcoming berg...

lost rider is to blame for my upcoming berg purchase, picking one up tomorrow.

Anything to look out for? it's an 09 570, its got 6000km, all the bits and pieces to protect the bottom and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 698,148
Posted By ADVJake
Noticed on the cycleworld article, the valve...

Noticed on the cycleworld article, the valve check interval is 6000 miles, vs a KLR650s 26,000 miles.
They both have the same valve drive design.

What's the reason for this?

re:...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 587,600
Posted By ADVJake
Cheers mario, the concern isn't the weight so...

Cheers mario, the concern isn't the weight so much, it's just the suspension. I've owned a few KTM 950s, they weigh up to 250+KG Loaded, but the WP suspension is top notch and it won't get upset at...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 587,600
Posted By ADVJake
Even the girlfriend says buy it so we can go two...

Even the girlfriend says buy it so we can go two up...
Oh there's another question, how's it go two up?
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 587,600
Posted By ADVJake
i'm kind of aggressive off-road. The onroad...

i'm kind of aggressive off-road.
The onroad manners of this bike are perfect. But i can't exactly test ride one off-road.
I think it'd be a perfect 50/50 with just abit more suspension to work with
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 587,600
Posted By ADVJake
Some questions (stupid, maybe) How much does...

Some questions (stupid, maybe)

How much does it take to find the limits of the stock suspension? Say compared to a DR650, which has much more travel, but also very softly sprung so most of that...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 95,823
Posted By ADVJake
haha.. just proves a spec sheet doesn't mean...

haha.. just proves a spec sheet doesn't mean squat.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 587,600
Posted By ADVJake
I believe davo is coming from a DR with corbin,...

I believe davo is coming from a DR with corbin, hard to beat that seat :D

Seat concepts are the best, priced reasonably and much better than stock.
Forum: Australia 03-25-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 95,823
Posted By ADVJake
Warin, just buy a terra and put on long...

Warin, just buy a terra and put on long suspension yourself.. Safari are already doing the tank. Seat concepts for the seat, and its a matter of time until a single exhaust comes out.
Forum: Australia 03-24-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 95,823
Posted By ADVJake
Test rode one today, now i know what the reviews...

Test rode one today, now i know what the reviews meant by the motor, that thing is a gem. I've ridden pretty much all the big bore duallies, and this motor has them all beat.
I wish i could have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 698,148
Posted By ADVJake
I didn't see any TR650 in that video.. Wrong...

I didn't see any TR650 in that video.. Wrong thread mate :)
I'm on the look out for one to test ride in Sydney, seems most of the dealers have Stradas
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 698,148
Posted By ADVJake
Im thinking about one of these or a newish...

Im thinking about one of these or a newish Vstrom.. How smooth are they compared to the DR, KLRs?
Forum: Australia 03-18-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 92,024
Posted By ADVJake
DRZ400 i reckon. With all the aftermarket we have...

DRZ400 i reckon. With all the aftermarket we have to make them comfy, they're light, solid reliable, good economy, they're cheap, and have decent power. Can hold a decent amount of gear. Unlimited...
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