Victorian dirties (Berg FE570 for the high country)

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  1. waldecker

    waldecker Been here awhile

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    You tell me- did the same, and even with the freight and all a lot of gear from Cyclebuy I bought over the years (probably more than I should have..)ended up cheaper than buying locally...
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  2. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Geez, $825 for a 7.6 litre tank!!! :dunno

    Two Desert Fox's strapped as tank panniers are looking more inviting ATM
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  3. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    I have a 70Degree tank that needs a repair that you can have for free plus postage if you want to try to fix it.

    Still run my 390 with Cush hub and rear 70 Degree tank. Great fuel economy and great on the open road. Seat Connections is a huge improvement for long rides and I found the low seat was also more comfortable than standard. If the throttle is a bit too on off with the power then a G2 throttle cam #4 smooths things out a bit and keeps that front wheel on the ground more than usual.
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  4. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Awesome Cruz, I'll take you up on that. :thumb

    The 390 would be an excellent bike, if only I wasn't a power whore!

    Between you and me, when I test rode the bike I rode out of his driveway standing on the pegs. I pinned it mid turn, with front wheel lifting, me hanging by the throttle. Shit myself. Hopefully it looked impressive! :fpalm The low down torque caught me out. That sold it. :lol3
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  5. Cruz

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    Huge torque and wheel lift just off idle which I didn't want to worry about. I can ride all day on the 390 without all the arm pump the 570 riders get. ;)
    And clean jocks!
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  6. DARK-SIDE

    DARK-SIDE Fringe Dweller

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    Great buy AUS :thumb
    I had the opportunity for a quick run on a 570 a while back. The memory still puts a grin on my face :D
    WOW :eekers:rayof:wings:raabia, that just about describes it :lol3
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  7. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    I went for a little run out back later yesterday arvo for the first time since getting it. The power is impressive and sooo addictive. :raabia

    I'm not experiencing the jerky on/off throttle others have mentioned. Maybe it has been addressed prior.
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  8. Cruz

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    Some pics or the 70Degree tank with missing battery locator insert and the bottom insert which was spinning freely in the tank and stopping the tank from being removed. Dont know if a repair can be done but first dibs to Al if he wants to try. WP_20160721_21_07_40_Pro.jpg WP_20160721_21_07_46_Pro.jpg WP_20160721_21_07_59_Pro.jpg
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  9. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Yeah absolutely mate, I'll give it a shot. :thumb
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  10. Cruz

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    Will get a price from Post Office but not till Monday.
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  11. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Yeah that's fine mate. :thumb
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  12. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    I see a picture like that and think, phwar, yeah, that would look alright in my garage and getting around on that.

    and then i read this
    and think, no KNOW, that it would spit me off in the first km

    and then I think.... maybe I could learn to tame the beast.....
    mmmm, there was one for sale locally.....
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  13. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Each to their own Ewe. I've had smaller cc bikes, just that I prefer the higher capacity bikes. Mostly i've always owned big cc's.

    The KX500 I found a tad difficult being tractive. I'm not finding that with the 570. Not knowing/expecting what was off idle caught me out. Nothing more. Also the map switch softens more so....apparently. The switch supplied with the bike but not fitted I have now fitted.

    As I say to all those that consider- at least take it for a spin. Removes the questioning.
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  14. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    Thanks
    it would be very different from my 1150GS!
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    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    I have an 1150GS. It's not going anywhere.

    Seriously, take the 570 for a spin. Removes the doubts and answers the questions.
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  16. mattadv93

    mattadv93 Been here awhile

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    The 570 was my second ever bike coming from a drz400. It can be pretty mellow when you want it to be but when you crack that throttle you better be ready.
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  17. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    There are some good setups that would suit getting out in the high country.
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  18. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Yeah that looks real good. I like the seat on that too.

    Mine did come with the Wolfman E-12's.

    I do have the Kriega Overlander 30 with the S10 and have been perfectly happy with them. You can get weight very low with these and no racks needed.

    What I do need to get is a decent tank bag.

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  19. jardine

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    Hi Aussieadv

    What size tank have you got there?

    Yep you need a decent take bag
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  20. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    I use the Kriega US5 or US10 with their tank strap attachment.
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