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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-05-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,130
Posted By ADpete
Omg

OMG IFC I thought I knew how motorbikes worked, there is so much more going on than I thought. I goggled instantaneous force center and found an extract from the race tec book .
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-04-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,130
Posted By ADpete
thanks

I bought a pair of 450exe forks and the local machine shop is in the process of making a set of triple clamps with 60mm offset because the frame on the 2013 sportster meet the standard ktm triples...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-03-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,130
Posted By ADpete
triples on their way

Hi jth, I've ordered my triples from the engineer 60mm off set but standard ktm otherwise. Hanging out for a ride. I have one niggling question about the rear swingarm length. Do I fit a longer...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-30-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By ADpete
Question swing arm length?

Yet another sportster conversation and I have noticed that some use extended swing arms and some do not. So the question is why, what's the difference between standard length and longer.What are the...
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,840
Posted By ADpete
Talking :rofl

:rofl
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,840
Posted By ADpete
adv.

An adventure can come from the work shop just as much as from a ride.
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,840
Posted By ADpete
Tap tap tap hummm

This bike is starting to become hummm. I've been looking into buying milling machine. The few phone calls l have made to try and buy a suitable triple clamp have either $1000 + - or not interested....
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,840
Posted By ADpete
Cool2 Hummmm

At least it not a resounding NO!:lol3 But it's more out of nescity that wanting to. Triple clamps for ktm forks to hd sportster aren't that easy to find. And yes it's been done but from what I can...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,840
Posted By ADpete
Question diy triple clamp

Can a triple clamp be successfuly made with a drill press? :norton
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,416
Views: 1,106,823
Posted By ADpete
triple clamps

The fork are twin chamber 48mm wp.
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5,416
Views: 1,106,823
Posted By ADpete
Cry triple clamps

I looking for triple clamp os I can fit ktm suspension to my sportster. Ktm triples do not have enough offset and hd do not have big enough clamps. HELP! :ear
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-21-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By ADpete
dual sportster

plenty of room at full lock between suspension tubes and fuel tank. There is not enough movement in the triple clamps lock to lock. The sportster is a 2013 iron (a standard offset of 60mm) and the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-20-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By ADpete
Question Help wanted. with dual sportster.

I am looking for a set of triple clamp os I can fit ktm suspension to the front of my sportster. I've already bought the suspension but there is not enough movement when the ktm triples are fitted...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 257
Ttt
Views: 21,588
Posted By ADpete
Wink HUMmmmmmm

:puke1
Well camping in down town yass after a tortures ride. Should have come to the "TTT " there was a postal motorcycle, GS 600 as well as two ladies on There motorcycles. Not quite as...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 257
Ttt
Views: 21,588
Posted By ADpete
time

Have to beat last year's time no matter what the weather :p3rry
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 257
Ttt
Views: 21,588
Posted By ADpete
Ooo

off pay atfer holidays good chance:clap
and hopefuly with a tall Harley
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 257
Ttt
Views: 21,588
Posted By ADpete
re Dargo

working at this point in time, but I can hope.
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 257
Ttt
Views: 21,588
Posted By ADpete
weather ?

Rain?:rofl
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 257
Ttt
Views: 21,588
Posted By ADpete
Cool2 looking good for a friday start :-)

Good chance for a Friday start , but no Harley this year KTM (I know soft)
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By ADpete
Pinevale and last week end the 28th,29th June I...

Pinevale and last week end the 28th,29th June I think
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By ADpete
Your loss

Queens landers can put on a bam good rally .It's a pitty that you do not near about them on adv . Unlike some southen ones and why doesn't the adv calendar list more rallies and rides . Anyway...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 257
Ttt
Views: 21,588
Posted By ADpete
me

Me me me me me:p3rry
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By ADpete
Question Pinevale rally Qld

I'm looking for information about this year's pinevale rally in Qld. ( date etc. ):deal
Forum: Australia 05-05-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
Wicked hummm

impossible really hummm :norton I heard an sx650 has done it.
Forum: Australia 05-05-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
Mr Ghost ?

I just had an idea. Would the sportster be suitable for the Kowen Forest ride :muutt?
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
ok

see how things work out
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
ooooops

I just have to ride down there then
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
drive up and use KTM

drive up and use KTM
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
Laugh ok

don't put too much tread on on my account. I know the sportster has to do mud, I just need to fell my way into it. Not going to be weak and use KTM real men ride Harleys :rofl
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
Question weather sun

just checked weather, humm this could be a goer. possible start time?
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
sounds fun

sounds fun
Forum: Australia 04-19-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By ADpete
adventure

Sure perpuse built adventure bikes can go places easier than the old timers can.But it's the adventure, one sportster 883 OCR Drysdale River if they could do it so can I in a small way.
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 83,979
Posted By ADpete
Laugh air

thinking of fabricating a new one with intake on top of the air box. :norton
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 83,979
Posted By ADpete
Wicked Drysdale River or bust

Holidays booked, perdition from the wife and some luck for sportster. Right Drysdale River here I go.
ps. beer
pps. maps
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
Have to survive the OCR first, worried about...

Have to survive the OCR first, worried about water crossings (is the wiring, computer, etc.water proof enough ) sore the post about local sandy tracks, thought I'd use angle crossing as a test...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
humm

rally planning
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
ttt

does anyone know when the ttt is this year?
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6,400
Views: 425,987
Posted By ADpete
Question help

Thicking about doing OCR, but I would like experenced advice on preparation for the sportster. W:nortonorried about water crossings (fuel injection and other computer connections ) Mic Owen ,Robbo's...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 83,979
Posted By ADpete
Question newbe

thinking of doing ocr this year, but not shaw about fees, bookings, etc. .Or is it just a matter of getting on the bike and show up at drysdale river?
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5,416
Views: 1,106,823
Posted By ADpete
go the sportster

Since changing my wheels to 21" front and 17" rear with tkc80 tires I much more conferdent in the project. But an up coming rally may call for a river crossing. With a water depth of 12-18" (no...
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