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Forum: Australia 10-29-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,783
Posted By LC8TY
The 530 is a much better "allrounder" than the...

The 530 is a much better "allrounder" than the 450. Mega torque down low, a mid range that just keeps pulling and smooth and fast top end.

I had a similar idea, a trail bike that can do mini adv...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i...

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i-SMF9Hd7/0/L/047-L.jpg (http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/19248013_nhp54j#!i=2112502693&k=SMF9Hd7)
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Forum: Australia 09-26-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i...

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i-PVsn8QJ/0/L/038-L.jpg (http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/19248013_nhp54j#!i=2112491273&k=PVsn8QJ)
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Forum: Australia 09-26-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i...

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i-hwFLgWZ/0/L/018-L.jpg (http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/19248013_nhp54j#!i=2112471326&k=hwFLgWZ)
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Forum: Australia 09-26-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
A few pics of yesterdays racing.[/URL] ...

A few pics of yesterdays racing.[/URL]

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i-P877cCx/0/L/024-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i...

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i-9vtrsz4/0/L/060-L.jpg (http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/19248013_nhp54j#!i=2108879857&k=9vtrsz4)
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Forum: Australia 09-25-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i...

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i-H2MFsd3/0/L/054-L.jpg (http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/19248013_nhp54j#!i=2108876869&k=H2MFsd3)
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Forum: Australia 09-25-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i...

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i-LHDDWDP/0/L/035-L.jpg (http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/19248013_nhp54j#!i=2108874248&k=LHDDWDP)
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Forum: Australia 09-24-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i...

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i-6cgjzhN/0/L/017-L.jpg (http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/19248013_nhp54j#!i=2108836405&k=6cgjzhN)
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Forum: Australia 09-24-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
Here's some action from this mornings stages. ...

Here's some action from this mornings stages.

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-2011/i-CwWKVLV/0/L/051-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
I'm planning on doing the same thing again this...

I'm planning on doing the same thing again this year. Last year was good till a blown rear shock sent me home early.

A bit of advise for the riders compeating this year, The coastal tracks around...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,001
Posted By LC8TY
Good stuff Wilmo :thumb

Good stuff Wilmo :thumb
Forum: Australia 06-12-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,378
Posted By LC8TY
You are all wrong, this is the best Adv bike. ...

You are all wrong, this is the best Adv bike.

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Other/Stuff/1975RV90Mblue500/499190105_Fyi76-S.jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9,001
Views: 643,780
Posted By LC8TY
A couple of weeks ago I asked at the 3 mile shop...

A couple of weeks ago I asked at the 3 mile shop if it was possible to get access to ride north of Gnaraloo to Warroora and the answer was no.

I've only been in Carnarvon for a few months and not...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,203
Posted By LC8TY
I didn't know you had a 950? have you still got...

I didn't know you had a 950? have you still got the gs 800.

Joe, you can remove the SAS valve and plumbing, install block of plates on the cylinders and plug the airbox and that will reduce...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,203
Posted By LC8TY
G'day Mick I tryed a Mefo super explorer...

G'day Mick

I tryed a Mefo super explorer and they do last well (done 8000 ks, could do another 2000 if it had to) but they don't grip like a 908. I was told to run it at high pressure (35+ psi)...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 67,653
Posted By LC8TY
Spotted the Aussie safari triton ( zero car ? )...

Spotted the Aussie safari triton ( zero car ? ) in Carnarvon today........

Are there any rumours about the race heading more north than east this year?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 182,009
Posted By LC8TY
I tested out the tanks yesterday and I'm happy...

I tested out the tanks yesterday and I'm happy with the the way they work and how the bike handles with them full. I didn't measure the capacity but at a guess...... 12 - 14 ltrs?

Not sure what...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,870,646
Posted By LC8TY
Went for a ride along the coast yesterday and...

Went for a ride along the coast yesterday and tested out the new rallye replica tanks. :thumb

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-990-S-Adv/i-ZjB8CjG/0/L/001-L.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,496
Posted By LC8TY
I have a set of the Omega/Adventure Overtime...

I have a set of the Omega/Adventure Overtime tanks and they do work well. They hold exactly 4 ltrs each and gravity feed into the main tanks, I normally ride till the fuel light comes on and then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11,173
Views: 2,382,476
Posted By LC8TY
G'day mate, They're Pete640's rally replica tanks...

G'day mate, They're Pete640's rally replica tanks and there is a whole thread about them somewhere. They do require a some drilling of the sub frame and cutting of plastics (as well as the GPR...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11,173
Views: 2,382,476
Posted By LC8TY
Mounted ...

Mounted

http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-990-S-Adv/i-skWk9JW/0/L/006-L.jpg (http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-990-S-Adv/5902558_5qDz6v#1646895895_skWk9JW)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 11,173
Views: 2,382,476
Posted By LC8TY
I mounted a set of these things on the bike and...

I mounted a set of these things on the bike and plumbed them into the main fuel line, still some more stuff to do before a test ride.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,870,646
Posted By LC8TY
Nice pic :thumb Merry Xmas to all in the OC

Nice pic :thumb

Merry Xmas to all in the OC
Forum: Australia 11-30-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,431
Posted By LC8TY
I agree, I'm looking at the Wolfmang Rollie bag...

I agree, I'm looking at the Wolfmang Rollie bag system (not the side ones tho) as a replacement. Be a bit hard to power up but its compact and waterproof.

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,563
Posted By LC8TY
Yep, and you can lube the axle and chain...

Yep, and you can lube the axle and chain adjusters at the same time. :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,230
Posted By LC8TY
Yes

Yes
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By LC8TY
Use a die grinder or a dremel to elongate the...

Use a die grinder or a dremel to elongate the bottom mount holes, this will make the install job of the tanks much easier. I've never had a problem with the stock tanks, the Safari/Touratech is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,158
Posted By LC8TY
I'm not going to chop up 990 yet but I would like...

I'm not going to chop up 990 yet but I would like to find an older 950, repairable right off/cosmetic damage sort of thing. I still have the original tanks of my 05 950 so they could be re used, I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,158
Posted By LC8TY
Thats the the bike I was talking about...........

Thats the the bike I was talking about........ sweet! :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,158
Posted By LC8TY
A few years ago someone posted a pic (in the...

A few years ago someone posted a pic (in the "show of your bike" thread I think) of a 950 ADV, stripped down to the basics. It still had the stock fuel tanks and the fairings had been cut down and...
Forum: Australia 11-23-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,798
Posted By LC8TY
Thanks mate :thumb The best thing about...

Thanks mate :thumb

The best thing about lots of bugger all is finding something you never expected to.
...
Forum: Australia 11-23-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,798
Posted By LC8TY
Whats wrong about bugger all? I like it...... ...

Whats wrong about bugger all? I like it......

but a bit of shade comes in handy every few hundred ks or so.


http://lc8ty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-990-S-Adv/006/654802510_yHD6x-L.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,969
Posted By LC8TY
I have the small and it holds my sleeping kit and...

I have the small and it holds my sleeping kit and some extra clothes as well, I'm not sure what a kermit chair is so I can't help you with that....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,058
Posted By LC8TY
I haven't had any probs with it (except for...

I haven't had any probs with it (except for operator error) and I love the high output of the Zenon HID, a must for night riding in the outback.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,058
Posted By LC8TY
I can't see why you couldn't swap the positions...

I can't see why you couldn't swap the positions of the low and high beam, the Hella projectors are the same external housing but the high (top) is mounted behind the alloy bracket.....
...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,203
Posted By LC8TY
+1 but the A60 only comes in a 1.6. I had a...

+1 but the A60 only comes in a 1.6.

I had a double stamped Excel 1.6 rim at first and destroyed it, the A60 is much stronger.
Forum: Australia 11-17-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By LC8TY
I don't think you'll find anything in Fitzroy...

I don't think you'll find anything in Fitzroy Crossing, except for lots of empty beer cans.

Try Allgear in Kununurra, ph 9169 1335, they normally have a few different tyres in stock and can send...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 182,009
Posted By LC8TY
Hey UnCut, I hope you were very carefull when...

Hey UnCut, I hope you were very carefull when handling my new tanks. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 49,935
Posted By LC8TY
Because it's an XT 500 and it took 28 years to...

Because it's an XT 500 and it took 28 years to get home. :lol3

Great stuff, bring on the rest of the story. :thumb
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