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Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,555
Posted By sb_250y
i bought a 73 RD350 earlier this year and I don't...

i bought a 73 RD350 earlier this year and I don't know whether to restore or put it on club rego and enjoy it as is. We also have a 70 R5 and the girlfriend says riding it at 80 she can't wipe the...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,135
Posted By sb_250y
ER6 engine has very uninspiring power delivery in...

ER6 engine has very uninspiring power delivery in stock form. My girlfreind rode an ER6n for 5 years. Very linear needs to rev, vibrates like hell when it does and has decent engine braking.

We...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By sb_250y
Try this company...

Try this company http://www.motorcycleexpress.com.au/
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,648
Posted By sb_250y
Europcar have the worst Fair Wear and Tear Policy...

Europcar have the worst Fair Wear and Tear Policy of all major Car Rental companies in Australia. I'm sure they'll use it as a minimum for their bikes.

Tasmania was cashing in on it and tried it...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,489
Posted By sb_250y
I used a Kenny Titanium the year I did safari and...

I used a Kenny Titanium the year I did safari and have worn it a few times since for Condo.

I researched heaps prior to buying it and still feel it's one of the best jacket available.

Started...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,057
Posted By sb_250y
I rode Lions Road recently to see what all the...

I rode Lions Road recently to see what all the hype is about.

I'm sure the idea of getting this event of the ground has it's merits, however the road is far from a standard that I'd be happy...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,883
Posted By sb_250y
Got a quote yesterday, same price as most others...

Got a quote yesterday, same price as most others except the current insurer who is ~$100 less.
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,795
Posted By sb_250y
Good luck with the All Balls Bearings. I've tried...

Good luck with the All Balls Bearings. I've tried their products on my WR, they definitely aren't the same quality as Yamaha swingarm and linkage bearings or SKF or NTN tapered rollers.

The hard...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,973
Posted By sb_250y
Had a guy stopped on the front row of lights hook...

Had a guy stopped on the front row of lights hook his car to the right to close the gap on me as I filtered towards the front of the traffic.

Followed by a Queensland regod Jeep take off from the...
Forum: Australia 06-24-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
Liberal amounts of 3B Cream where ever there is a...

Liberal amounts of 3B Cream where ever there is a chance of chafing.

Navigation is not hard. However to be effecient at navigation takes time.

I kept my speed to 120 on the open sections,...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
WR450 Fuel for 130kms 14tooth front...

WR450

Fuel for 130kms
14tooth front sprocket, 13 is standard (gearing that will pull strong 80-120k)
I keep my suspension in normal single track setup.
Steering Damper helps
MD Roadbook...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By sb_250y
Just ride the roughest singles you can without...

Just ride the roughest singles you can without stopping as often as you can.

My training involved 70km twice a week of the snottièst tracks I could ride for 6 months prior to Safari. Seemed to...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,368
Posted By sb_250y
+1 don't Finance a Dirt Bike This got my...

+1 don't Finance a Dirt Bike

This got my eye https://www.facebook.com/#!/<WBR>groups/325546484169945/ (https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/325546484169945/) as I'd like a new bike and can't...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,292
Posted By sb_250y
Says details available soon...... ...

Says details available soon......

http://www.srkengineering.com.au/item/whats-on-&-where.html
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By sb_250y
Z1300 with HRD 2 seater, similar to 1.5 = 1400mm...

Z1300 with HRD 2 seater, similar to 1.5 = 1400mm track

Holden Colorado 4x4 = 1570 track

http://i671.photobucket.com/albums/vv80/sb_250y/1237114_544456158951047_2100674341_n_zps7a1eaddc.jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By sb_250y
Look around a bivouac and see how many people are...

Look around a bivouac and see how many people are using GHR version of the Dugas Engineering (or an early Dugas as it won't have engraving) trip computer and that should speak for itself.

I would...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 150,102
Posted By sb_250y
It's also extremely different to the 750, there...

It's also extremely different to the 750, there is a lot of rocky single trail & fence jumps. We rode over the Yellow Mountain track a few times and along it on Day2. Average speed is a lot lower....
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By sb_250y
That's the same, I was trying not to give a...

That's the same, I was trying not to give a certain greedy man a free plug.
Forum: Australia 04-30-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By sb_250y
My bad http://www.dugasengineering.com/...

My bad

http://www.dugasengineering.com/ (http://www.dugasengineering.com/)
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By sb_250y
Good enough reason for me not to use one. ...

Good enough reason for me not to use one.

The Dugas Engineering tripmeter will continually adjust whilst keeping your finger on the button, great for redirects, no need to stop, just scroll road...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By sb_250y
There is a brand that a certain Team owner...

There is a brand that a certain Team owner imports and rebrands as his own. I have one of these and so do a lot of other people.

Seem to be bullet proof, alloy case and 5000hour battery.
...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
Max Sullivan has posted Pics on his web site. ...

Max Sullivan has posted Pics on his web site.

http://www.motorcycleconsulting.com.au/Condo%20750%202014%20Index.htm
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,558
Posted By sb_250y
Guess it shows what they are worth restored,...

Guess it shows what they are worth restored, although you wouldn't make any money unless you'd owned it for years.

Maybe my RD350A or R5 will be worth that some day.
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 122,506
Posted By sb_250y
+1 As Joe says Heaps of Sikaflex ...

+1 As Joe says Heaps of Sikaflex



Your cush hub won't do anything, all WR's chain slap and make a heap of noise.



I threw the OEM and I'm on my second TM Designworks slider. They'll...
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
Paul Smith

Paul Smith
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
Excellent photos as usual, Thanks Ross

Excellent photos as usual, Thanks Ross
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
You have age on your side, I'm older than your...

You have age on your side, I'm older than your old man and far from being fit and haven't been on an off road bike for nearly 18 months.

Well Done for finishing:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
That's how we spent Sunday either being chased or...

That's how we spent Sunday either being chased or chasing down. John had a 3 minute penalty, take that away and there would have been two seconds between us after the 2 days racing still in my...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
I was busy enjoying my weekend trailride and...

I was busy enjoying my weekend trailride and didn't take any photos other than this .

http://i671.photobucket.com/albums/vv80/sb_250y/20140413_164746_zpsfa16f8c0.jpg...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
16th #71 - Stuart Bowen, WR450 aka sb_250y ...

16th #71 - Stuart Bowen, WR450 aka sb_250y
37th #417 - Aaron Fogarty, KLX700R aka Juniorfogo
DNF #34 - Richard Carr, Yamaha XTZ800RR Super Tenere Sundowner
36th #22 - Jeremy Martyn,...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 866
Views: 122,506
Posted By sb_250y
Motards run slipper clutches, takes heaps of load...

Motards run slipper clutches, takes heaps of load off the gearbox
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 866
Views: 122,506
Posted By sb_250y
I've got a Haan Cush hub laced to an Excel rim....

I've got a Haan Cush hub laced to an Excel rim. It definitely makes for a smoother run on bitumen as the chain snatch is eliminated. I've only done a couple of races on a set of rubbers before...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,813
Posted By sb_250y
I borrowed a trailer to pick up the outfit once...

I borrowed a trailer to pick up the outfit once we got off the Spirit of Tasmania.

Essentially an 8 x 6 steel ute tray converted, the guy I borrowed it from had 3 Adventure bikes in it before,...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
Thanks Ross, see you on the weekend

Thanks Ross, see you on the weekend
Forum: Australia 04-06-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 150,102
Posted By sb_250y
All things equal, I would have finished 12th the...

All things equal, I would have finished 12th the year I did Safari, haven't cracked a Top 20 at Condo, bigger field and the locals are fast.
Forum: Australia 04-06-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
After being away at work for over 3 weeks, the...

After being away at work for over 3 weeks, the bike is ready.

From this yesterday lunchtime
...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
sb_250y WR450 #71

sb_250y WR450 #71
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
2009? it rained day 1 at lunch and we had one...

2009? it rained day 1 at lunch and we had one stage to go. It was like an ice skating rink on top in fresh dirt, just under was dry and traction was available.
Day 2 started near day 1 finish and...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 51,236
Posted By sb_250y
This is how I left my bike before heading off to...

This is how I left my bike before heading off to work for 3 weeks, won't be home until the 3rd.

A lot of work has been done, a liitle to go.
...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,599
Posted By sb_250y
My girlfiend and the dog are heading to...

My girlfiend and the dog are heading to Condobolin 1 dayer

http://i671.photobucket.com/albums/vv80/sb_250y/998936_544019395661390_1963485094_n_zps65eb09ad.jpg...
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