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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,213
Posted By B1
you can fit a db dawg ...

you can fit a db dawg (http://www.hyderacing.com/db_dawg.htm)into the end of your four stroke exhaust, or just fabricated something similar.

motosport do a range of exhaust inserts here...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,828
Posted By B1
i think you are on to something there, glenn. now...

i think you are on to something there, glenn. now i think of it, ALL of these logs can actually be ridden around and that would be a much easier technique to learn... :D
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,247
Posted By B1
bump. damn i never saw your post, ozjuju. i...

bump. damn i never saw your post, ozjuju. i wonder if there are enough riders out there for something like this to work? :ear




still waiting on that vid, blakduk.... :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,828
Posted By B1
out yesterday working on some techniques... log...

out yesterday working on some techniques... log hopping, stoppies, using a kicker etc. we are just managing logs as high as the front wheel but there's a real mother about seat neight that are aiming...
Forum: Trials 09-13-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By B1
:lol3 yes, a few guys have commented on that....

:lol3 yes, a few guys have commented on that. but overall i reckon he did a great commentary. i basically just shoved a camera in his face and he ad libbed the whole thing and we only did one bit a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,213
Posted By B1
i'm keen to develop and market this new product...

i'm keen to develop and market this new product concept i have...
...
Forum: Trials 09-13-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By B1
i agree, it's more important they have serviced...

i agree, it's more important they have serviced the bike than not dropped it! e.g. they usually have very small air filters so need to be cleaned regularly...

our club did an article here...
Forum: Trials 09-13-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,063
Posted By B1
sounds like a good plan for your budget and...

sounds like a good plan for your budget and riding. unless all your riding buddies are on trials bikes, gnarly terrain would just be too easy...

our mob focus solely on slow technical riding...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,680
Posted By B1
personally i think a well set up tenere looks...

personally i think a well set up tenere looks brilliant but just couldnt bring mysefl to get one when they weigh so much. :cry
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By B1
sounds good... pencilled it in but as mentioned...

sounds good... pencilled it in but as mentioned just need to confirm what time we are heading off to gap creek for trials riding that day. i assume it will be mid afternoon which will free up the...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By B1
thanks g but may as well buy them separately... i...

thanks g but may as well buy them separately... i they did combine postage it would probably only be $1 less! just bought them now.

if you haven't done it yet, was just thinking i've worked out a...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By B1
thanks borderdog, heaps of fun! just the two of...

thanks borderdog, heaps of fun! just the two of us so did a big lap of mt mee and didn't worry about wamuran basin. er, so much for the easy pace... it was a bit dusty so i was trying to get ahead...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,605
Posted By B1
gruni, ages back started a thread on light weight...

gruni, ages back started a thread on light weight adventure bike options. might be worth wading through a lot of the comments from others? it focuses less on bikes for big blokes but more on bikes...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By B1
i'll scrap the bp ferny grove start unless...

i'll scrap the bp ferny grove start unless someone is keen on that.

confirmed riders:
me
theborderdog
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By B1
no worries borderdog. i'll probably head...

no worries borderdog.

i'll probably head off early and grab gordon along the way, then be at the dayboro bakery around 7.45am for an 8am start.

i'll scrap the bp ferny grove start unless...
Forum: Trials 09-12-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 309,838
Posted By B1
nothing here as well. not even pallet collection....

nothing here as well. not even pallet collection. :cry

but finally getting out this sunday after two weeks of trials-related withdrawal symptoms. :clap
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By B1
any other takers? looks like it's just you...

any other takers?

looks like it's just you gordon so if no other takers might just come out your way then we'll head into dayboro?
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By B1
welcome to the nuthouse! some nice rides from the...

welcome to the nuthouse! some nice rides from the gold coast into northern nsw, i think i posted two interesting ways into that area on transaustraliatracks... if you don't meet up with gold coast...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,605
Posted By B1
food for thought hey? given it was so similar to...

food for thought hey? given it was so similar to the FE450 a few of us thought it would have been great if they'd tweaked the design to make it a slightly more adventurised model given the ridiculous...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,605
Posted By B1
er, there was an obstacle that required lifting...

er, there was an obstacle that required lifting the front wheel over... a strictly practical move. :shog

padded the seat in the same way as the DR but just adding to the existing seat but she does...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,605
Posted By B1
something punchier? an adventurised FE570 is kind...

something punchier? an adventurised FE570 is kind of fun to pop up on the rear wheel at 100kmh and accelerate away, even with a week's worth of camping and adventure gear. :D
...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,605
Posted By B1
if you go the DR650, you will feel cramped but...

if you go the DR650, you will feel cramped but it's easily fixed. i'm half an inch taller than you...

get the vince strang plates that lower the pegs and push them back a bit too. hi bend bars...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,828
Posted By B1
yep, feathering the clutch is pretty much...

yep, feathering the clutch is pretty much identical. and i completely agree with you... once i fitted the rekluse i was game to tackle a lot of stuff i used to shy away from as i could focus more on...
Forum: Trials 09-10-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 125,189
Posted By B1
awesome! always great to see the girls in action...

awesome! always great to see the girls in action our club. some of the guys who recently started trials said their wives have watched them pottering around and got interested in learning, whereas...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 52,970
Posted By B1
yep, none of these seem to fit the light weight...

yep, none of these seem to fit the light weight adventure bike for dirt and adv riding category.

we usually throw a bit of gnarly stuff into our adventure rides to spice things up and eventually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,828
Posted By B1
at this stage only what was mentioned in the...

at this stage only what was mentioned in the recent static balancing vid... balancing on the ball of each foot without shoes on, and eyes closed once i'm getting the hang of it. i do this throughout...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,828
Posted By B1
hey glenn, a video about clutch control is on the...

hey glenn, a video about clutch control is on the list. at this stage though, it's just one of keys to a lot of the techniques already e.g. doing full lock turns as slowly as possible. a good way to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,828
Posted By B1
wisdom, knowledge and spiritual guidance from the...

wisdom, knowledge and spiritual guidance from the trinity of extreme enduro riders... the walker, the jarvis and the blazusiak - blessed be their bike boots forever and ever, amen. mixed in with...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By B1
hey trev, wouldn't need much fuel range at all....

hey trev, wouldn't need much fuel range at all. not sure on the km but couldn't see any bike running out as it just isn't that far.
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By B1
Saturday morning ride Mt Mee & Wamuran basin 13 Sept 2014

MORNING ADVENTURE RIDE - MT MEE & WAMURAN BASIN
BRISBANE DAYBORO, MT MEE LOOP
SATURDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2014

Cruisy ride from Brisbane to Dayboro on the back roads then a ride through Mt Mee,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,553
Views: 676,086
Posted By B1
should have started learning this stuff decades...

should have started learning this stuff decades ago, not in our fifties. still, better late than never... :gerg

surprisingly it's also making the adventure bikes easier to handle if the terrain ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,828
Posted By B1
not a training vid but out practicing stuff,...

not a training vid but out practicing stuff, including this bizarre but fun toe dragging technique that is meant to be useful for a pile of things. :clap

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Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By B1
cheers, good to hear it wasn't a waste of a...

cheers, good to hear it wasn't a waste of a morning. i think i'll start strummer's style of organisation next time... every post has a highlighted list of definite riders and maybe riders. and say...
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By B1
sorry shendo, took your last post as indicating...

sorry shendo, took your last post as indicating a preference for mt mee with gordon then when i compiled the who's riding list and said we'd leave when the confirmed riders were in, you didn't add...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By B1
cheers guys, great to catch up again after so...

cheers guys, great to catch up again after so long. love those rolling hills just outside of fernvale and west of mount glorious, sigh.... usually like to stop there and soak up the view but...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By B1
ryan, if you are coming want to send me a text?...

ryan, if you are coming want to send me a text? otherwise we'll just push off once graham and ian show up so may head off earlier than planned.

no one has mentioned meeting at the weir so we won't...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By B1
small chance of one or two light showers judging...

small chance of one or two light showers judging by the bom radar if you want to chuck a rain jacket in. looking forward to letting the DR stretch its legs again. :clap
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By B1
looking good! graham and ian, see you guys at...

looking good! graham and ian, see you guys at kenmore in the morning, ryan is a possible.

ian may as well bring the light bike if possible, there's a few nice tracks which you could do on the big...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,828
Posted By B1
latest one, continues on from the first balancing...

latest one, continues on from the first balancing vid. quite a few of the guys have gone through this one and it's impressive how within a few minutes they are balancing at a stand still.

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Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By B1
all sounding good... i'll need to be hitting the...

all sounding good... i'll need to be hitting the outskirts of brissie around 10.30 or so at the latest when returning if that suits others.
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