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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-25-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,188
Posted By Fitryder
Wops my appologies, I meant to say I have the...

Wops my appologies, I meant to say I have the legend C so it did have the color.

However I have spent the day researching and heavily looked into the 60Csx and 62s.

But I ended up buy a Etrex...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,188
Posted By Fitryder
I have used an etrex legend for many many years...

I have used an etrex legend for many many years now, I still have the original (not hcx). Has sered me extremely well and has had a very hard life.
For me it's the best because it's small, reliable...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,159
Posted By Fitryder
Hi guys, Just wondering if anyone knew...

Hi guys,

Just wondering if anyone knew where to get some spare axle holder bolts (front suspension)

Got a little too keen when tightening and snapped one clean off and noticed the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 102,407
Views: 20,048,528
Posted By Fitryder
Snapped axel holder bolts

Hi guys,

Just wondering if anyone knew where to get some spare axle holder bolts (front suspension)

Got a little too keen when tightening and snapped one clean off and noticed the...
Forum: Australia 05-10-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By Fitryder
Tyres in Syd

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Forum: Australia 04-03-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,188
Posted By Fitryder
Mid 20s here, coming from sports bikes which are...

Mid 20s here, coming from sports bikes which are quickly losing their appeal. Bought my first DR from Lentil here and been taking my recklessness to new levels :)

I agree tho, a lot of my friends...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-07-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By Fitryder
Garmin etrex legend here, Small, light,...

Garmin etrex legend here,
Small, light, reliable, accurate and tough.

Have had mine for about 6yrs, has survived big falls including off the bike (my fault) at speed more then once and also very...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,612
Posted By Fitryder
two bikes here, 05 CBR600rr 07 DR650 ...

two bikes here,

05 CBR600rr
07 DR650

Worlds apart, love them both, I should sell one but cant pick which one, they are both such great machines...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,981
Posted By Fitryder
Was in the same boat

My bike history before the DR was all sports bike. I currently own an 07 Dr and an 05 CBR600rr.
The time has come to sell one.
Although I absolutely love my CBR I didn't realize how impractical it...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 23,054
Posted By Fitryder
3 ways

On a clear and nice night I sometimes just sleep in my Recon 3 sleeping bag, it has a built in mozzie net so you are in your own little cocoon.

I also have a tarp I can set up in the warmer months...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,895
Posted By Fitryder
I have a 85L Osprey bag and the thing is...

I have a 85L Osprey bag and the thing is faultless so far, fantastic quality. However for the daily commute it is obviously to big.

I have a CamelBak BFM bag. The thing is built to last with...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,799
Posted By Fitryder
Getting caught without the sticker and finned is...

Getting caught without the sticker and finned is I'm sure a minor concern and worry for most but as pointed out above, if you have an accident with a head injury and insurance doesn't pay out and the...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,313
Posted By Fitryder
If everyone was fined, punished to the full...

If everyone was fined, punished to the full degree for everything they did wrong then this would be a shitty shitty place to live.

Some of my best friends from high school are cops and another two...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,313
Posted By Fitryder
Good and bad

First the good.
Several times iv had positive run ins with with cops where they could have just fined me but let me off with a little word.

When I had my accident (broken arm) the cops came to...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,969
Posted By Fitryder
Only had mine for a few hundred km so far but...

Only had mine for a few hundred km so far but they are starting to break in nicely now.
Apart from the squeeking they are great, enjoy :D
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,869
Posted By Fitryder
They do the job

I have the rei quarter dome T2 and use the pegs it that have come with the tent.

No problem, they do the job in the aussie bush.
I do like the idea of those ground hog pegs however but won't be...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,159
Posted By Fitryder
hahaha I tried mate I tried, my soft city ass...

hahaha I tried mate I tried, my soft city ass needs a bit of padding.
Dont know how you did all those miles on it! Respect:beer
Forum: Australia 01-10-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,159
Posted By Fitryder
In also, pm sent

In also, pm sent
Forum: Australia 01-10-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,159
Posted By Fitryder
Whops, fixed. Thanks. Forgot to do that...

Whops, fixed. Thanks. Forgot to do that originally.
Forum: Australia 01-10-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,159
Posted By Fitryder
Thanks guys, Defo not set on a Corbin, after...

Thanks guys,

Defo not set on a Corbin, after a decent seat that doesn't cost a fortune and fits the large safari tank
Forum: Australia 01-10-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,159
Posted By Fitryder
Standard Corbin.

Hey all.

I'm sure this has been done before but after doing a search on here, google and eBay, no luck :(
All the links I could find didn't work. Even the dealers link on the Corbin site doesn't...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,224
Posted By Fitryder
Spm

For those of you in Sydney, especially if you are just south.

SYDNEY PERFORMANCE MOTORCYCLES (SPM)
http://www.spmotorcycles.com.au/

Get both bikes serviced there and only there after several...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,287
Posted By Fitryder
MSR MiniWorks and SteriPen here. The...

MSR MiniWorks and SteriPen here.

The MiniWorks is an excellent filter. Very simple to operate and service in the field. Very long filtration life but easy to replace the filter and fix any...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,200
Posted By Fitryder
The IMC Two way radio headset (HS110)

Did a search which came up empty,

Was wondering if anyone had any experience with this?

Basically do a fair bit of riding with 4x4 mates and they are all on UHF radio rather then any Bluetooth...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,475
Posted By Fitryder
ya..... dont do the tent thing... either have a...

ya..... dont do the tent thing... either have a small tarp setup or just have some food you can eat without warming up, never ever cook inside the tent.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,164
Posted By Fitryder
I would also suggest finding out a little about...

I would also suggest finding out a little about the limits of the bike and what it can do.

What I mean by this is find a large, open, controlled space, something like an empty parking lot will do...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,893
Posted By Fitryder
Quater Dome T2

I have the Quater Dome T2 (not the plus) and love it.
Light, packs small, fast to put up and down, solid construction, lots of head room.

It has not been seriously tested in bad weather yet but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 102,407
Views: 20,048,528
Posted By Fitryder
Center Stand

Been considering getting a centre stand for the DR, make things like tyre changes ect a little easier esp since this will be a duel perpose bike so if I'm going away for the weekend or a few days I...
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,547
Posted By Fitryder
That's horrible man! One time I was riding...

That's horrible man!

One time I was riding through an intersection and a guy turning right from the opposite side of the rode cut in front of me. I was still pretty new so I slammed the brakes,...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,357
Posted By Fitryder
Haven't read through the whole thing so donno if...

Haven't read through the whole thing so donno if this has been mentioned but check out the recon brand of sleeping bag, they have an in built mozzie net.

I have the recon 3 which is rated to -5,...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,159
Posted By Fitryder
Tank Swap

Hey guys,

Brought a DR650 from Lentil here on the forums.
It has the big 32L safari tank which he also blew out so it holds closer to 40L.

I'm just learning off roading and adventure riding...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 102,407
Views: 20,048,528
Posted By Fitryder
I think it's a good mod which will be worth doing...

I think it's a good mod which will be worth doing but not the cause of this problem.
1) was traveling on good sealed highway
2) didn't have a single issue while off road earlier that day
3) prob...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 102,407
Views: 20,048,528
Posted By Fitryder
That's might be a mod for the future but this...

That's might be a mod for the future but this sounded much more like a lack of fuel as it sputtered rather then a straight out electrically cut out.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 102,407
Views: 20,048,528
Posted By Fitryder
Hello all, Took my first "longer" ride on...

Hello all,

Took my first "longer" ride on the DR today, some 300k.

The first 250 was brilliant! Coming from a cbr600rr I didn't feel like I needed a wheel chair after I stopped after some long...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,328
Posted By Fitryder
I have recently gone from a netbook style set-up...

I have recently gone from a netbook style set-up to a tablet set-up and love it.
Light, fast start up, decent battery, easy to use.

I saved on paying extra for the 3G version and just use my...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,159
Posted By Fitryder
in short, venting.

in short, venting.
Forum: Australia 11-27-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,159
Posted By Fitryder
Signing in for the first time

Well I picked up my new (old) DR from a fellow forum member here the other day and loving it so far!
He has put a lot of time and money into turning this thing into one hell of a adv bike.

Took...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 102,407
Views: 20,048,528
Posted By Fitryder
New DR650 owner

Well I finally picked up my DR650 2 days ago, purchased from a forum member.
He did a lot of great work to it so totally loving the bike with the limited KM I have done so far :D

One thing I will...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,523
Posted By Fitryder
Sorry im not much help with ur question but I'v...

Sorry im not much help with ur question but I'v been thinking about getting these for a while... Read a few of these stories, any major issues? Would u buy them again?
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,692
Posted By Fitryder
I have a friend who is currently looking to...

I have a friend who is currently looking to import this stuff into Aus, hopefully this will hit the shelves soon!
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