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Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By mr bones
No idea buzzd but I'm 10 mins from you, i've got...

No idea buzzd but I'm 10 mins from you, i've got a 14 ltr for my 525. I'll come for a run with ya sometime.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,277
Posted By mr bones
You've transferred your weight back. After doing...

You've transferred your weight back. After doing so you should firm up the rear a bit to counter balance. Did you have your sag set up? You have affectively unloaded the front causing the front to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,583
Posted By mr bones
AS mentioned before the fatter "middle" part of...

AS mentioned before the fatter "middle" part of the tire is where the grip is. So going through a corner you want the bike to be on the fatter part of the tire as possible. But in order to turn you...
Forum: Regional forums 12-02-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,994
Posted By mr bones
I'm going from Aus. Been before, there are a lot...

I'm going from Aus. Been before, there are a lot of pieces to fit together in the planning. As Herb said it does/can get cold & wet.
Getting around if you don't have wheels can be tough to. There...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,253
Posted By mr bones
I've got a 2011. Had it since new. Easily the...

I've got a 2011. Had it since new. Easily the best road bike I've ever owned. The sound this thing makes gets me grinning like an idiot every time. Enjoy your ride.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 128,944
Posted By mr bones
OK I've got TE 610E wheels on my KTM 525. I'm...

OK I've got TE 610E wheels on my KTM 525.
I'm running these for the cush drive, now I've started doing my wheel bearings but got the wrong ones. Ordered new rear bearings....
So now I have 3...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,390,051
Posted By mr bones
Ok so a couple of mates over for a few coldies...

Ok so a couple of mates over for a few coldies who know something about electronics.
Bike sorted. Was a broken wire behind the headlight that carries power.
Anyway all good.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,390,051
Posted By mr bones
OK Electrics aren't my gig at all but my bike has...

OK Electrics aren't my gig at all but my bike has no power to the starter button at all but will kick start.
My tail light doesn't work but my but brake lights come on when I push either Leaver....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-28-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 97,059
Posted By mr bones
Found someone mentioned it on the Aussie forum...

Found someone mentioned it on the Aussie forum section. Downloaded it now just need to learn how to drive it.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-28-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 97,059
Posted By mr bones
Just got an s5 & looking to use it on the bike. ...

Just got an s5 & looking to use it on the bike. I've had a quick look on the Oruxmaps site.
Does anybody know if it has maps for Australia?
Forum: OZ Vendors 07-28-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,381
Posted By mr bones
Just tried to purchase a Kush sprocket & site...

Just tried to purchase a Kush sprocket & site still non responsive?

Any body got any answers?
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,390,051
Posted By mr bones
G'day fellas I've got an 03 525 an am looking at...

G'day fellas I've got an 03 525 an am looking at pipe/full system. I know the headers for 04 onwards are different shape but would they bolt straight onto mine or did they change the frame...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,390,051
Posted By mr bones
G'day you'll doing my fork seals on my 03 525...

G'day you'll doing my fork seals on my 03 525 next week. Just wondering what weight oil you are running and how much per leg? I'm 90kg doing mostly easy trail riding. Cheers
Forum: Australia 05-09-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,263
Posted By mr bones
I'm tossing up whether to go. I doubt my Speed...

I'm tossing up whether to go. I doubt my Speed triple will get up there? And am not sure my 525 will make the trip from Newcastle & back.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,390,051
Posted By mr bones
Thanks guys. 257K's. So if I work on about 220k...

Thanks guys. 257K's. So if I work on about 220k to start with & see how it goes.
Cheers
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 27,480
Posted By mr bones
Went for a bit of an explore today. ...

Went for a bit of an explore today.
http://i319.photobucket.com/albums/mm441/Gregobones/Mobile%20Uploads/20140501_115729_zps96346300.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 27,480
Posted By mr bones
between 0930 & 9045 at Wollombi pub sounds...

between 0930 & 9045 at Wollombi pub sounds reasonable.
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 27,480
Posted By mr bones
G'day, thinking of heading up through the...

G'day, thinking of heading up through the Commission Rd from Wollombi to Jerry's Plans & back tomorrow. Anybody interested in a mid week day run?
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,390,051
Posted By mr bones
Just looking for ball park figures here guys. I...

Just looking for ball park figures here guys. I have a 15lt "about 4g" safari tank.
Trying to get an idea on range. It has 14/50 gearing & is pretty much stock.
Just so I c an work out roughly...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 27,480
Posted By mr bones
OK so now I'm registered & right to go. Not that...

OK so now I'm registered & right to go. Not that experienced off road But I'll wok it out.
Got this all sorted. Cush drive rear, 14l tank I think haven't filled it yet.
...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,869
Posted By mr bones
I've just got my 02 525 registered. First dirt...

I've just got my 02 525 registered. First dirt bike in about 16 years since I was a teenager. Already spent 2 days up the Watagan Mountains.
Thing really does just climb up anything..

I have a...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,869
Posted By mr bones
I'm in theNewcastle area, got myself an 03 525...

I'm in theNewcastle area, got myself an 03 525 just got some dirt wheels and hoping to be right to head out into the wilderness real soon.
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,977
Posted By mr bones
Subscribed. Have fun will be watching al the way.

Subscribed. Have fun will be watching al the way.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,390,051
Posted By mr bones
I've just picked up a smick 03 525. It's got...

I've just picked up a smick 03 525. It's got motard wheels on it at present & was reading up on the LC4? rear wheel with cush drive. Just wondering if any knows which year rear would fit an 03 & is...
Forum: Australia 11-28-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 27,480
Posted By mr bones
G'day guys I'm thinking about an 800 Adventure...

G'day guys I'm thinking about an 800 Adventure and just wondering what the service department at Brisans is like. I've never delt with them and considering they are the BMW shop for our region. ...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 42,499
Posted By mr bones
Thanks for the reply's. NZ that was my next...

Thanks for the reply's.
NZ that was my next question about taking the tank off. It looks gold I reckon.
Forum: Australia 07-30-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 42,499
Posted By mr bones
Any info on how it's holding up? Good? Bad?

Any info on how it's holding up? Good? Bad?
Forum: Australia 07-18-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 27,480
Posted By mr bones
I'm in Newcastle as well. Should have my XR400...

I'm in Newcastle as well. Should have my XR400 all registered by the end of the year.
Just gotta to get some running repairs on me leg first.
That'll knock me out of action for about 3 months....
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6,052
Views: 1,328,210
Posted By mr bones
Got a mate coming to show me how to do the vavle...

Got a mate coming to show me how to do the vavle clearences. Just need to no if the magneto is wet or dry?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Australia 03-20-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 42,499
Posted By mr bones
Cheers

Cheers
Forum: Australia 03-20-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 42,499
Posted By mr bones
How many liters is that tank? Anybody know?

How many liters is that tank? Anybody know?
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6,052
Views: 1,328,210
Posted By mr bones
My XT 600 for sale in Australia. Post 113. ...

My XT 600 for sale in Australia.
Post 113.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=212063&page=8
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6,052
Views: 1,328,210
Posted By mr bones
Thanks mate. Sorry looking on me phone & didn't...

Thanks mate. Sorry looking on me phone & didn't see that post.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6,052
Views: 1,328,210
Posted By mr bones
Yeah I've heard a 95 tank fits but you need a...

Yeah I've heard a 95 tank fits but you need a seat as well due to the different shape. But I'm not keen to spend up big until I know for sure that it fits.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,052
Views: 1,328,210
Posted By mr bones
95 model bigger tank on a 92xt 600? I've heard if...

95 model bigger tank on a 92xt 600? I've heard if you change the seat and tank it's a direct bolt on. Has anybody done this or seen it done? If I can't do this I'm going to have to sell my XT and get...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,365
Posted By mr bones
Your spot on Gazza. I've got a 92 XT600 which...

Your spot on Gazza. I've got a 92 XT600 which would be perfect if only I could find a bigger tank... I've been looking for ages & have missed the odd one that pops up for sale. Apparently a 95 XT...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,987
Posted By mr bones
Awesome! Some top pics in there.

Awesome! Some top pics in there.
Forum: Australia 01-02-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,365
Posted By mr bones
Thanks for the tips folks. My mate who repaired...

Thanks for the tips folks. My mate who repaired me frame can weld some gussets in no worries. So me sub frame should be ok.
Yeah the oil cooler is there. If I go with this bike for long trips I'll...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,365
Posted By mr bones
Yeah the stator can be upgraded without a drama....

Yeah the stator can be upgraded without a drama. Can do a 200w pretty easy. Then wire in light GPS & all that jazz.
Yeah heavy for a 400 but not to heavy really. Parts are easy to come by &...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,029
Posted By mr bones
Far out there are some amazing stories of bike...

Far out there are some amazing stories of bike riding in this thread.
I don't have any pics but my Mums dad "never met him" was a bike coppa in Sydney in the 60's.
My Day raced in the late 70's...
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