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This place is famous...

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by Vando, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Or possibly infamous.
    So i thought i'd drop by and see what all the fuss is about..

    I'm from tamworth, i own a KLR 650 08 model which has been extensively modified. This is it's latest picture.



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  2. So the occy straps are part of the extensive mods?
    Welcome and enjoy the forums:)
     
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  3. Howdy!
    What percentage of road v. offroad do you usually do with that?
     
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  4. I'd say 50/50, knobby rear and slick front..best of both worlds!
     
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  5. The rok straps are to hold on the bag.

    On any given ride, i look for the back roads which will take me to the twisty roads and away from the straight roads.

    That front tire wass an experiment in finding a tire to last over ~10k. It turns out having a tire that's basically bald on the back is almost suicidal on the highway. When i took it for a ride over wet clay.... It was interesting...
     
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  6. welcome mate
     
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  7. i see you like tractors
     
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  8. a bald back tyre in the wet will always be 'interesting' :LOL:

    now you're on Netrider, you're famous too, welcome :)
     
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  9. Typical Tamworth boy.. "Show me those hills and I'm gone" enjoy the scenery and welcome from a Coffs boy.
     
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  10. Nice country up coffs way. i've been up there a few times.

    Yes, i like tractors. My one is japanese and in the background is an australian one.
     
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  11. G'day Vando - nice setup you have !
    I once lived in Tamworth, though escaped the clutches of the line-dance hoard by enslaving myself as a bar attendant instead :) Aaah, the memories (circa 1995)
    Loved every bit of my 13mths residence there.
    Welcome mate and enjoy the forums.
     
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  12. Yesss ... another KLR rider! Welcome Vando, the naked 08 looks like an old school KLR :)
     
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  13. Nickers, the good things about tamworth include no rain and a good road.


    So it really is true that the best thing about it is the road out...

    Nirvana: Considering that the only thing they changed was cosmetics and internals... But yes, they are similar...
     
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  14. Welcome Vando, KLR riders are becoming common around here LOL
     
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  15. Cheers... Should mean cheap spares at least!
     
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  16. Welcome Bro!
     
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