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Forum: Australia 04-27-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Gadget678
Mitas???

http://motorcycletyres.net.au/project/e-05-enduro/

(only 19 & 21"though)
Forum: Australia 04-12-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 115,156
Posted By Gadget678
I went with a Yamaha TTR600 front- it's also...

I went with a Yamaha TTR600 front- it's also vented at the rear (I liked the idea of a bit more air flow to the hot bits.)

...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Gadget678
Electrickery

Use a live wire for your low beam LED (throw a switch in-line if you want all lights off)... Wire your high beam to your high beam active... (your low beam wires will then not be connected to...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 115,156
Posted By Gadget678
Try here: ...

Try here: http://bboffroad.com.au/shop/online-products/case-savers.html?model=106

Or search eBay...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Gadget678
If you ask

If you ask nicely, they'll customise as well....

http://gadget678.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014/i-9DXqtsk/0/L/100_1615cc-L.jpg (http://gadget678.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014/i-9DXqtsk/A)
Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 525,449
Posted By Gadget678
Sayings

That made me think of one of Dad's old sayings:
"I'd call you a c**t. But a c**t's useful."
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,371
Posted By Gadget678
????

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y_q9qRz2_0
Forum: Australia 03-14-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 267,960
Posted By Gadget678
In store catalogues usually go further ahead than...

In store catalogues usually go further ahead than online...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 35,829
Posted By Gadget678
Could've.... but if I stuffed it up, I'd have...

Could've.... but if I stuffed it up, I'd have nothing.

The Xt660 pipe is also marginally wider ID which, combined with the port & polish, should help the flow a bit.
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 35,829
Posted By Gadget678
:dealI had it on the block because I'm designing...

:dealI had it on the block because I'm designing a new trailer and needed it standing upright.

BUT a side stand extension is on the cards..... It's interesting that the other TTR in the shed...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 35,829
Posted By Gadget678
Header

[/URL][url=http://gadget678.smugmug.com/2015/i-kPzCt3C/A]http://gadget678.smugmug.com/2015/i-kPzCt3C/2/M/IMAG2118-M.jpg (http://gadget678.smugmug.com/2015/i-kPzCt3C/A)

The things you can make out...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Gadget678
Try

Kawasaki Sherpa,
Yamaha AG 200 (probably the most agricultural)
Suzuki DR200
Yamaha XT 225/250
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,832
Posted By Gadget678
Pics:

Here's a few pics that have turned up on the Bell MX-9 Adventure helmet thread. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1041043&page=2

...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,832
Posted By Gadget678
Put the goggles on first... then pull the visor...

Put the goggles on first... then pull the visor down. (someone had to say it)
Forum: Australia 02-22-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,000
Posted By Gadget678
I found that torches on helmets are only useful...

I found that torches on helmets are only useful for service work. But they don't cost that much now, so give it a try.

I tried using a Trailtech SCMR16 HID on my helmet for a night ride in the...
Forum: Australia 02-21-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 22,485
Posted By Gadget678
Yep.... I had to sign a consent (of sorts) to be...

Yep.... I had to sign a consent (of sorts) to be able to keep it.
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 22,485
Posted By Gadget678
Kinda. At least it didn't happen on a bike, I'd...

Kinda. At least it didn't happen on a bike, I'd never hear the end of it from my parents.

Sad thing is, the fractures (yes, multiple) were the least of my problems.... I still have a lot of numb...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 22,485
Posted By Gadget678
11 months after this: ...

11 months after this:

http://gadget678.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014/i-VwnVj87/0/S/IMAG1582_1cropped-S.jpg (http://gadget678.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014/i-VwnVj87/A)

I finally rode the bloody...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,745
Posted By Gadget678
I know my cousin stocks them in Auto Pro in...

I know my cousin stocks them in Auto Pro in Portland... I've seen them in Auto Pro in Hamilton; So I'm guessing at least Autopro, maybe Auto Barn/ Supercheap will be worth a try.
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 115,156
Posted By Gadget678
Likely candidates..... When I had the...

Likely candidates.....

When I had the TTR250, I used to change gearing between the desert and mountain riding- but only ever the front one. I was looking at what my best options would be for...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 115,156
Posted By Gadget678
Sprockets

For the Safari I ran 14:44 (near enough to being the same as 15:47). For the 400, 1st is still low enough for most climbs, and 5th will wind out to about 140 (and a bit) in Safari trim

Since the...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,745
Posted By Gadget678
I got mine off "catch of the day"..... ...

I got mine off "catch of the day".....
http://gadget678.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014/i-35XjsCQ/0/O/543b49674c666847355459_w330h270.jpg

...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3,220
Views: 522,719
Posted By Gadget678
Honda Motocompo

Never seen one of these before...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1981-Honda-Motocompo-Folding-Scooter-49cc-Red-/161561809183?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item259dd5911f
...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3,220
Views: 522,719
Posted By Gadget678
1986 Tenere

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Yamaha-Tenere-XTZ-600-XT600Z-/131418093030?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item1e9920f5e6
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3,220
Views: 522,719
Posted By Gadget678
Sherco anyone?

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/181650312046?ssPageName=STRK:MESINDXX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1436.l2649

2011 model 510.

Currently at $1000, ends tomorrow... no reserve listed:evil
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 35,829
Posted By Gadget678
Smarty should be able to get that info for you......

Smarty should be able to get that info for you... He's a YSS guy.


http://gadget678.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/DRZ400/i-QPFdhRd/0/S/img071-S.jpg
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,220
Views: 522,719
Posted By Gadget678
Ttr250

It's not the bike; it's the description that's worth looking at.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Yamaha-TT-R250-/281577032425?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item418f4c8ae9
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By Gadget678
What's your fuel range like? If you...

What's your fuel range like?

If you deviate from Pheeneys Track past Rocket Lake; just a bit further north is Settlement Rd, which will be a cruisey ride on a big bore....

I'd then head...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By Gadget678
These ones? ...

These ones?


http://gadget678.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mildura-trip-Aug-6/i-hZNSn29/0/XL/IMG_2128-XL.jpg

Regularly used. Watch out for fast moving traffic..... I've seen bikes going in both...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By Gadget678
Is this actually a sign posted one way thing? I...

Is this actually a sign posted one way thing? I intend to venture more into that are this year- so it'll be handy to know.

(I've heard of other tracks around the Sunset desert being "one way" when...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 39,182
Posted By Gadget678
How good would it be if a privateer won though? ...

How good would it be if a privateer won though?

One problem with obtaining the multi coloured gear; is that he might be expected to give up his chance of a finish "for the greater good of the...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 39,182
Posted By Gadget678
From Dakar.com

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Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 39,182
Posted By Gadget678
From the F5irehose

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Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 39,182
Posted By Gadget678
From the Dakar site

<CUFON class="cufon cufon-canvas" style="HEIGHT: 16px; WIDTH: 24px" alt="bike"><CANVAS style="HEIGHT: 20px; WIDTH: 32px; LEFT: -1px; TOP: -4px" width="32"...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 39,182
Posted By Gadget678
This just came in

06:52 - bike
The race stops at CP2!
It's raining cats and dogs right now, making the course extremely slippery and dangerous, so the organisers have decided to stop the motorcycle race at CP2, 101...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26,946
Views: 4,929,219
Posted By Gadget678
What's the 2015 worth?? There will only...

What's the 2015 worth??

There will only be cosmetic differences between the two, and resale value may not be that much different..... so it comes down to the difference in purchase price b/n...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 39,182
Posted By Gadget678
Talk of next year already....

From the Dakar site:http://www.dakar.com/dakar/2015/us/stage-12/quotes-all.html


026 - TOBY PRICE

“It's been a good experience”
...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 39,182
Posted By Gadget678
Now there's a result......

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Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 39,182
Posted By Gadget678
He's in a good position. By my (shitty)...

He's in a good position. By my (shitty) calculations, he should still have 3 riders ahead of him on the road, therefore making his navigation a bit easier and allowing him to ride at the pace he...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 39,182
Posted By Gadget678
I can't seem to leave the computer...

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