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Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,256
Posted By monkeybrain
Amazing trip. Great photos. Could I ask, is...

Amazing trip. Great photos. Could I ask, is getting petrol not a problem?
Which Garmin is that? Thanks
Forum: Australia 08-08-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9,000
Views: 643,485
Posted By monkeybrain
DR 650 or 400? I keep an eye out for one....

DR 650 or 400? I keep an eye out for one....
Forum: Australia 08-07-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,000
Views: 643,485
Posted By monkeybrain
I think I might buy a klr for the job. The ground...

I think I might buy a klr for the job. The ground clearance on the wee strom is shit... Can't wait to come out and play.
Forum: Australia 08-06-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9,000
Views: 643,485
Posted By monkeybrain
Looks like great fun. Do you guys think a...

Looks like great fun.
Do you guys think a Suzuki Dl650 Wee would make it on these trips?
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
That guy is tiny. Why do the Italians get a...

That guy is tiny.

Why do the Italians get a head start?? Is Italy suddenly the most important Market?

I was surprised to see the power curve being the same.
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
Get some sleep mate.

Get some sleep mate.
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
But this is not an off road bike. It is a...

But this is not an off road bike. It is a commuter.
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
Funny. I am German and this is my favourite bike....

Funny. I am German and this is my favourite bike.

Wish they designed ladies.
Affordable, reliable, low maintenance, surprisingly good in the rough, has had a facelift but looks better now and...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
I totally disagree. This is a vauxhall corsa not...

I totally disagree. This is a vauxhall corsa not a BMW mini. This is not a premium product.

Why do most people buy this bike? Cos its cheap and does the job valiantly. I bought a Wee, contacted...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
The Wee is faster than any road going car under...

The Wee is faster than any road going car under 100.000. Speed, acceleration is not a problem. Torque could better/ lacking but I would rather have less torque and better petrol consumption for...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
I agree 100%.

I agree 100%.
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
I really like it. Don't like the fact that the...

I really like it. Don't like the fact that the tank has shrunk. Other than that 27 out of 27.

Just bought a almost new 2009 fully farkled up with luggage. Will ride that until it breaks. Maybe...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
Two up with luggage I had a low speed crash,...

Two up with luggage I had a low speed crash, steering went full left, weight of bike went on front wheel sideways and snapped the left fork. Guys in the shop where it was towed to had never seen a...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,006
Posted By monkeybrain
I just sold/bought another Wee. What shocked me...

I just sold/bought another Wee. What shocked me is how much used prices had gone up. Bought a used 08 a year ago with 10k miles in London fully loaded for 3250 and sold it a couple of weeks ago...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By monkeybrain
Bought a V Strom - thanks for all the...

Bought a V Strom - thanks for all the suggestions. P
Forum: Australia 06-16-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By monkeybrain
Darryl: [pointing at the verandah] See that...

Darryl: [pointing at the verandah] See that lattice up there?
Valuer: Yeah?
Darryl: Fake. Plastic. Gives the place a Victoriana feel. Chimney? Fake too.
Valuer: Why's it there?
Darryl: Charm....
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 24,845
Posted By monkeybrain
I hate you all. After reading this thread I...

I hate you all.

After reading this thread I am now in the Market for an R80.

What is it with these bikes? Once you got bitten...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By monkeybrain
The castle is one of my all time favourites. ...

The castle is one of my all time favourites.

I have bought an 09 Wee from the hondashop for 7500 with 7000km on the clock in black.

Shipping panniers, sump guard, crash bars, aux lights...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By monkeybrain
Jousting sticks.

Jousting sticks.
Forum: Australia 06-15-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By monkeybrain
I can't afford 18k. Too much mulah.

I can't afford 18k. Too much mulah.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By monkeybrain
I even found a new one in QLD for 9k. I am...

I even found a new one in QLD for 9k.

I am looking at a used one with 7k km on it for 7500. That's not bad right?
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 24,845
Posted By monkeybrain
I know why you would want to compare these two...

I know why you would want to compare these two bikes but the difference is large.

An airhead will produce some smoke, burning oil smells, vibrations like a proper motorbike. It is a fun bike.
...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By monkeybrain
Looking to buy an adventure tourer in Perth

Hi

I will be moving to Perth, WA July and am looking for a V Strom, GS or anything like it that I can use to commute 60km a day and take out on the weekend.

Any tips on where to buy other than...
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 24,845
Posted By monkeybrain
Hi I have gone camping 2 up fully loaded on...

Hi

I have gone camping 2 up fully loaded on a 78 airhead with no problems... The 26l tank gives you a 200 plus mile range.
They have plenty of torque and it doesn't matter if you get a 80 or...
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