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Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,036
Posted By Trotski
Vehicle tracker

you might be interested in this link from CanberraRiders on a cheap tracker

http://canberrariders.org.au/index.php?threads/vehicle-trackers.139754/

it looks quite effective
Forum: Australia 03-19-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 197,418
Posted By Trotski
Brakes on a TDM900 are excellent, the number of...

Brakes on a TDM900 are excellent, the number of times I have had to pull up fast to avoid 'roos on the road home are beyond a joke, I have hit one on the old 850 and on the Ag bike (+ countless in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8,519
Views: 1,723,459
Posted By Trotski
Still breathing ?:D

Still breathing ?:D
Forum: Australia 09-26-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 197,418
Posted By Trotski
Hey Fayes, sounds like your enjoyimg your TDM...

Hey Fayes,
sounds like your enjoyimg your TDM :clap, on mine I get 350km before reserve even riding fairly hard thru the Alpine way
Forum: Australia 09-19-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,284
Views: 309,630
Posted By Trotski
It seems that there is a bit of "special...

It seems that there is a bit of "special horticulture" in the area, lots of locked gates and unwelcoming signs, even the RFS aren't welcome in some places.
Forum: Australia 09-18-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5,284
Views: 309,630
Posted By Trotski
Out this way you stop and listen for the Banjos...

Out this way you stop and listen for the Banjos at every gate :ear:eek1
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 424,375
Posted By Trotski
How do you tell the difference between an Oral...

How do you tell the difference between an Oral Thermometer and an Anal Thermometer ?
Forum: Australia 05-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,543
Posted By Trotski
I notice it a lot behind stock trucks, the kind...

I notice it a lot behind stock trucks, the kind with open slats, but the worst is the log trucks, it must be the lack of smooth surfaces for the air to run along.
i don't think anyone tests for...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,543
Posted By Trotski
Screen ? mine is standard, i don't have any probs...

Screen ? mine is standard, i don't have any probs with the standard screen, the only buffeting I get is when I'm behind an oddly shaped tintop, get around them and problem solved (admittedly I don't...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,543
Posted By Trotski
Hi Fayeslane, good to hear your enjoying the...

Hi Fayeslane,
good to hear your enjoying the TDM, I run mine stock with the preload on the back softened out a bit and have no trouble with cornering (but I'm an old slow bugger) I think running...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,044
Posted By Trotski
Rural Fire Service PPE clothing is cotton (with...

Rural Fire Service PPE clothing is cotton (with Flame retardant)
Forum: Australia 04-03-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 104,175
Posted By Trotski
Bump

Bump
Forum: Australia 04-01-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 424,375
Posted By Trotski
It IS an old joke.:D

It IS an old joke.:D
Forum: Australia 03-23-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 104,175
Posted By Trotski
Suzuki TS185 not running

free to who ever wants to pick it up , 1 very beaten up TS185, dead motor & crack in frame might do for a project for someone with more patience than me.

location is Jerangle Rd east of Bredbo...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,284
Views: 309,630
Posted By Trotski
11.1125mm is 7/16", a 12mm washer would be...

11.1125mm is 7/16", a 12mm washer would be fine
Forum: Australia 01-25-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By Trotski
Hi Jesse, don't know about the Northern bits,...

Hi Jesse,
don't know about the Northern bits, but from Goulburn to Narooma you could try via Braidwood to Araluen and across to Moruya over Larry's Mtn, I've done this on a TDM850, past Araluen it's...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,615
Posted By Trotski
from Numerella take Peak View Rd to Jerangle Rd...

from Numerella take Peak View Rd to Jerangle Rd then Right, through Jerangle to Anembo, left up Tinderry Rd to near Michaelago, right at the end of Tinderry to Burra, left at Williamsdale rd and down...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 197,418
Posted By Trotski
yes I'm a lurker :D and don't get a chance to get...

yes I'm a lurker :D and don't get a chance to get on the bike as often as I would like, you blokes are a bit hardcore on the dirt for me, but as I'm just down the road from Numerella (and if I can...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 197,418
Posted By Trotski
you finally got it did you ? I was wondering when...

you finally got it did you ? I was wondering when you'd own up.
Forum: Australia 12-26-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 197,418
Posted By Trotski
That's a good one tripodtiger did you think of it...

That's a good one tripodtiger did you think of it all by yourself :D
Forum: Australia 12-18-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 197,418
Posted By Trotski
Nice one, low k's for a 10yr old bike. check out...

Nice one, low k's for a 10yr old bike. check out www.carpe-tdm.net lots of info for TDM owners
Forum: Australia 12-16-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 197,418
Posted By Trotski
I'm biased I suppose, I've had the 850 and now a...

I'm biased I suppose, I've had the 850 and now a 900 (I started riding on an XL500 30+yrs ago)

http://i1086.photobucket.com/albums/j444/Trotski1960/Green%20Cape%20lighthouse/LoadedforTripping.jpg...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 197,418
Posted By Trotski
Go the TDM you will be suprised

Go the TDM you will be suprised
Forum: Australia 10-26-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 888,423
Posted By Trotski
TDUT2012 Berridale

A report on the recent gathering of TDM riders (+ a couple of ring ins) at Berridale Oct 2012

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19909476#post19909476
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-26-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 884
Posted By Trotski
Thunder Down Under Tour 2012 (a Carpe-TDM event)

I have finally found the time to finish up a report on the TDUT2012 at Berridale
Thanks to all whose Photos I've pinched

After a false start earlier in the year due to some of the heaviest rain,...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,803
Posted By Trotski
that's the same weekend as the Snowy ride, going...

that's the same weekend as the Snowy ride, going to be a lot of bikes around .
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,738
Posted By Trotski
Great report Kath, hope to hear more of your...

Great report Kath, hope to hear more of your adventures :clap:clap
Forum: Face plant 04-22-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,071
Posted By Trotski
Melbourne, Victoria AUSTRALIA. we drive on...

Melbourne, Victoria AUSTRALIA.

we drive on the left (like the English) in Melbourne they do a "hook turn" on a few streets in the CBD to avoid getting in the way of the Trams (light rail)
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,647
Posted By Trotski
I use Photobucket

I use Photobucket
Forum: Australia 04-18-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Trotski
if it's got an in line fuel filter have a look at...

if it's got an in line fuel filter have a look at that too.
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,647
Posted By Trotski
Excellent ride report, very informative, but...

Excellent ride report, very informative, but where are the pictures, you know that if there are no pictures then it didn't happen don't you:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,866
Posted By Trotski
That's not a little Creek Nev, it's the Eucumbene...

That's not a little Creek Nev, it's the Eucumbene River
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,000
Posted By Trotski
you really should not feed me straight lines, I...

you really should not feed me straight lines, I am not always able to control myself.:D
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,000
Posted By Trotski
Correct

Correct
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-12-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,061
Posted By Trotski
Thanks Guys, great report. you lucky...

Thanks Guys, great report.

you lucky Bastards, I've spent the weekend digging my 4wd out of the mud :cry and I was only 50mtrs from the house getting firewood, must get out and ride more
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,000
Posted By Trotski
the later models have an factory immobiliser , I...

the later models have an factory immobiliser , I don't think the early 900's had one, early 900 also had an issue with the TPS that was replaced by a recall from Yamaha, go to a dealer with your VIN...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,000
Posted By Trotski
looks good, :freaky what is the Tyre on the...

looks good, :freaky
what is the Tyre on the front
Forum: Australia 02-26-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 197,418
Posted By Trotski
I've had the 850 and now have a 900, if your...

I've had the 850 and now have a 900, if your looking for a good blacktop tourer (with some dirt road ability) a TDM would be hard to beat, the long travel and heaps of torque are excellent on the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,452
Posted By Trotski
Positively excellent report bloke can't wait for...

Positively excellent report bloke can't wait for the next one :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-06-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,846
Posted By Trotski
slojon 02-02-2012 08:03 PM Next run go over...

slojon 02-02-2012 08:03 PM
Next run go over Tumbarumba way. Nice roads and nice places.

Yeah Tumba-Batlow-Jingellic-Tumut anywhere east of the Hume :clap , I do a lot of work from Goulburn to...
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