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Forum: OZ Vendors 07-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,134
Posted By 0405canvet
Sounds too rich on the pilot. Try turning mixture...

Sounds too rich on the pilot. Try turning mixture all the way in, if it runs better then go lower on the pilot.
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 201,428
Posted By 0405canvet
5" grinder

Just took back the 5" grinder bought last year for $25, making very strange noises. Instant refund! Not really the grinders fault. Why do my welds look so good? Because I am a Professionl grinder!...
Forum: OZ Vendors 07-29-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,134
Posted By 0405canvet
Decel popping will be reduced by turning your...

Decel popping will be reduced by turning your mixture screw out!! Should run better just off idle too!
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,045
Posted By 0405canvet
Nice hammers! They come with wood handles?? All...

Nice hammers! They come with wood handles?? All mine have welded pipe handles, including the rake, most shovels, hoe, brooms and wood chisels rescued from chippies bins!
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,925
Posted By 0405canvet
Years ago in Canada we were peripherally involved...

Years ago in Canada we were peripherally involved with two law suits involving horse riders during an event. The law suits named everyone involved with the event from the land owners down to the...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,863
Posted By 0405canvet
You might still be a bit lean on the main. If you...

You might still be a bit lean on the main. If you have a 155 maybe give it a try. The mixture screw wasn't mentioned, should be out almost two full turns to reduce decel popping. Make sure the nuts...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 201,428
Posted By 0405canvet
Only the helmet looking good not you!! The...

Only the helmet looking good not you!!
The actual Fox gloves you had lasted how long? Maybe high wear items are worth spending on. Cheap helmets??
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,251
Posted By 0405canvet
What if James strapped on some golf clubs? Can...

What if James strapped on some golf clubs? Can they not be registered for on road??
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,251
Posted By 0405canvet
WR 450 with Quad diff. Registered!!

WR 450 with Quad diff. Registered!!
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,863
Posted By 0405canvet
Bike jetting sounds perfect. Im about to try an...

Bike jetting sounds perfect. Im about to try an 07 back, on my WR. Have you run them before? They seem very well received.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,863
Posted By 0405canvet
Hey Portly. Have you richened your jetting??...

Hey Portly. Have you richened your jetting?? Pretty cold out there!
Forum: OZ Vendors 07-15-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,134
Posted By 0405canvet
Thanks kramer, try turning your mixture screw out...

Thanks kramer, try turning your mixture screw out to 2 full turns to reduce decel poping.
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,871
Posted By 0405canvet
Hey Jo, Strummer is really stressed and needs a...

Hey Jo, Strummer is really stressed and needs a break!! Send him away!!
Thanks B! and wheelruts for not calling, I may have to ride on the weekend with some Husky"s!!
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,578
Posted By 0405canvet
My next bike will be a Harley! Have you ever had...

My next bike will be a Harley! Have you ever had a Harley rider laugh at your dirty, skinny tyred bike? Then why sneer at their bike!
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,270
Posted By 0405canvet
43 years ago in high school, trying to impress...

43 years ago in high school, trying to impress some girls I tried to lift too much weight and felt something shift in by lower back. Finally after 35 yrs with a dodgy back that would bulge a disc...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,270
Posted By 0405canvet
I struggled with a sore back for 35 years as a...

I struggled with a sore back for 35 years as a tradesman. Finally talked into seeing Thomas Creevey here in Brisbane. He Fixed my misalignment! Now with an Inverter Table I am pain and medication...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,863
Posted By 0405canvet
Very nice pipe! After tuning the carb the bike...

Very nice pipe! After tuning the carb the bike pulls strong from very low RPM to red line. We had to weld the joint from muffler to midpipe as excessive leak seemed to cause unacceptable decel...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By 0405canvet
We could finish the ride that I wanted to do in...

We could finish the ride that I wanted to do in Mt. Mee after the Team Moto ride? Might be too tough for you guys!
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,578
Posted By 0405canvet
Aging

Quite sad to see the lengths B1 is resorting to to get some sympathy! To finally realize at 50+ that Trials is the answer shows there is still hope for him! We are all lucky to still be able to ride....
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,182
Posted By 0405canvet
Been thru all this recently and am surprised that...

Been thru all this recently and am surprised that all the 450, 500, 525 enduro bikes are left out of this discussion. Many riders can pick up a used 450 for the price of a DR or DR-Z, add a tank and...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,863
Posted By 0405canvet
Something wrong with Aussie made midpipes?? PM...

Something wrong with Aussie made midpipes?? PM sent.
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 439,487
Posted By 0405canvet
RST Pro Series jacket and pants

RST Adv.large jacket and medium pants in at Hippopotamus Pawnbrockers in Brendale, Brisbane. They look new and have a price of $99 on each, probably get for less.
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,476
Posted By 0405canvet
Did the frame crack from a crash? If not then it...

Did the frame crack from a crash? If not then it probably developed over time so maybe just keep riding(easy!) until you get somewhere that can weld it.
Forum: OZ Vendors 06-12-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,239
Posted By 0405canvet
Gearing

Gearing really depends on your intended riding. Some guys run 13/50 for almost Trials riding terrain. I'm 60 now so have no interest in super technical trails so loping down the fast trails with...
Forum: OZ Vendors 06-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,239
Posted By 0405canvet
15/45 is a fair jump from 15/50. But you could...

15/45 is a fair jump from 15/50. But you could run 14/45 if you like the original gearing. I'm on 15/45 and it's okay for my riding.
Forum: OZ Vendors 06-09-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,239
Posted By 0405canvet
Longest stretch was 3 hours above 100 on tar. I...

Longest stretch was 3 hours above 100 on tar. I really don't work the bike much so hope it lasts better for me. Am watching it closely after your experience!
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By 0405canvet
Just got off brand new 690. Brilliant bike, no...

Just got off brand new 690. Brilliant bike, no stalling now. Thought it might be my next bike, then got back on my WR. WR for me is just nicer, lighter, more than enough power, simpler and much...
Forum: OZ Vendors 06-08-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,239
Posted By 0405canvet
WR Kush

2000km's and still looking good!
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By 0405canvet
Just buy Bygdaddy a pie and look at his bike....

Just buy Bygdaddy a pie and look at his bike. Paul Coster in Samford has one set up for the APC. You could try my bike if you like, it works perfectly for me. Why did you go away from the 690??
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,559
Posted By 0405canvet
Been using chuks for years on race bikes and now...

Been using chuks for years on race bikes and now Adv. bike. Some oil them but after instruction from other old timers I leave it dry. Under suction dirt is stopped by the chuk then when throttle off...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,906
Posted By 0405canvet
That's the way we were going to come back after...

That's the way we were going to come back after the main ride! Delaney to the Gantry then new shortcut to A Break and Jacky Creek then Dayboro.
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,906
Posted By 0405canvet
What route are guys taking? I was going to take...

What route are guys taking? I was going to take the guys down Ocean View then Lindsay to Woodford with a couple of detours.
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,906
Posted By 0405canvet
Dayboro departure at 7:30 has 5 confirmed so far,...

Dayboro departure at 7:30 has 5 confirmed so far, a few more would be fine!
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,906
Posted By 0405canvet
Sounds perfect! Looking like a bit more rain here...

Sounds perfect! Looking like a bit more rain here tonight. Remember the Dayboro Posse must hit the trail right at 7:30 to reach Woodford with extra time before the main ride!! I am the little guy...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,068
Posted By 0405canvet
One kilometer into the race 4 yrs ago and stuck...

One kilometer into the race 4 yrs ago and stuck in a bog on a 1974 Yam MX400. Chain also derailed. Good fun!
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,906
Posted By 0405canvet
Can you be at Dayboro for the 7:30 "Bakery to...

Can you be at Dayboro for the 7:30 "Bakery to Bakery" back roads ride??
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,863
Posted By 0405canvet
Your bike has been known to make other DR riders...

Your bike has been known to make other DR riders cry!! Akro' looks excellent!!
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,863
Posted By 0405canvet
What happened to your GSXR muffler? Any power...

What happened to your GSXR muffler? Any power loss with the stainless mesh packing??
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By 0405canvet
Rev Girl

Rev Girl, a young adult book endorsed by Women's ISDE Team riders Mandi Maston and Rachel Gutish and other riders. Have a look at it girls, something for you!
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,906
Posted By 0405canvet
Dayboro Pre-ride

Dayboro pre-ride will leave the bakery at 7:30 sharp to arrive at CJ's Woodford at 8:30 for anyone interested. Will consist of a few dirt sections, one a bit technical but fun. May have to put up...
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