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Forum: Face plant 12-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,329
Posted By Radio1
After reading that painkillers may inhibit...

After reading that painkillers may inhibit recovery I tried a day without them yesterday, by about 4 pm I was bed ridden in a lot of pain, including body aches. Eventually I gave in and had 10mg...
Forum: Face plant 12-20-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,329
Posted By Radio1
One month on

Ok it's one month on, I've travelled to Bali for 3 weeks for some poolside r and r, and to be looked after by my Javanese GF. I thought I'd keep up the thread for others who may find themselves in...
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,329
Posted By Radio1
Broken bones

It's amazing to hear so many share this pretty average experience. Swelling has gone down a lot but pain ( feels like my leg is being squashed in a vice) flares up every few hours. A little OxyContin...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Radio1
10 days in bed

It's been 10 days still can't stand up. I am amazed at how common this break is and how long it takes to heal. I like to push myself when riding and have had lots of near misses, this is the first...
Forum: Face plant 11-23-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,329
Posted By Radio1
Titanium nail

Yep you got it. Big long nail through my Tibia..... Should be nice and strong now!
... What can one do to avoid this injury?..... Other then 'not falling off'...
Forum: Face plant 11-23-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,329
Posted By Radio1
Spot tracker

My spot tracker fell out of my tank bag about a month ago, I'd actually pulled into a GPS store that morning and nearly purchased a new one.... It's the first thing on the list as soon as I get outta...
Forum: Face plant 11-23-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,329
Posted By Radio1
http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/Marcus_Ch...

http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/Marcus_Child/Mobile%20Uploads/20141121_115554_zpsqgdcfiv4.jpg

2 months ago I had a head on with another bike walked away more or less unscathed 5 days ago...
Forum: Face plant 11-23-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,329
Posted By Radio1
busted leg

http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/Marcus_Child/Mobile%20Uploads/20141121_115346_zps32cyoft0.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Radio1
http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/Marcus_Ch...

http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/Marcus_Child/Mobile%20Uploads/20141121_115346_zps32cyoft0.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Radio1
http://...

http:// http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/Marcus_Child/Mobile%20Uploads/20141121_115554_zpsqgdcfiv4.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Radio1
Recovery

Wow, it seems like it's gonna take a while. I'm hoping for 6 - 8 weeks I've hott start training for a ride across Oz in 6 months.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Radio1
Cry Broken Tibia

http://https://www.dropbox.com/s/7if7qgz9afltm3p/20141121_115621.jpg?dl=0
I came off my 690 on some hard packed ruts 5 days ago. My leg got caught between the frame the pegs and the ground. When the...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 61,168
Posted By Radio1
New lynx fairing

That new lynx fairing... Good move! Looks sharp. When will they be available?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,457
Posted By Radio1
Black dog cycle works. Can stand on them all...

Black dog cycle works.
Can stand on them all day long no problem. Feel very secure.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,702
Posted By Radio1
I'm going to keep the 990 R for the time being....

I'm going to keep the 990 R for the time being. Get the suspension re worked again and when the time comes buy another 690 or 500 exc. Then regardless of which one I choose I'll wish I took the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,702
Posted By Radio1
950 se

I live in Sydney Australia and basically it's about 100 km of freeway and maybe another 50 km of B roads to get to the good stuff. That being said, an average day on a weekend trip will be 300 - 400...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,702
Posted By Radio1
Laugh Sell the 990R for a 690r?

I own a fully kitted 2012 990r. Pegs, racks, suspension,damper. I love it! And I hate it. The good bits are that it just Rocks the bejesus out of me. The bad bits are short expensive service...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Radio1
Thumb I am about to do this modification so am...

I am about to do this modification so am interested in a reply as well! I'd like to see a pic of how you have done it if you have a moment. Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By Radio1
Pissed There was no way to ride it out the track i was...

There was no way to ride it out the track i was coming up, rocky boulders and steep.... a real nasty one, and I was two up. It took all day but I did retrieve the bike with some help but had to leave...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-25-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By Radio1
The master clutch master actually snapped in two...

The master clutch master actually snapped in two after a small tumble in the bush.... 50 km into the bush.... It was a rough day. So the whole thing needed replacing. Actually the cylinder was ok it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-25-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By Radio1
Question Exploding hose.

I love my 990r. It is an amazing machine but not without its problems. Mainly having to wait for basic parts. I waited 5 weeks for a clutch master cylinder whilst the bike sat near the bush 300 km...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-08-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,401
Posted By Radio1
Ive got the same kinda crack, nicks and tears in...

Ive got the same kinda crack, nicks and tears in mine, have done around 2500 km.... i'm watching it, it started out as an amazing tyre i thought until the outer tread wore down to the middle strip,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,884,876
Posted By Radio1
Rear tyre

What is that rear tyre it looks really big and chunky...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By Radio1
My 2 cents

I rode a 1988 BMW GS r100 from Germany to Australia a few years ago, so I've had a bit of experience on a big boxer - sure maybe 16 or so years less technology - That bike was 210 ks - much lighter...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Radio1
Rear Brake Lever Push Rod

I was on a trail last weekend and part of the rear brake assembly fell off, I must admit I was thinking for about 20 minutes Hmmmm... rear brake lever feels a bit slack..... all of a sudden no rear...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Radio1
see you at the caltex

Fantastic, I kinda know what you have planned, its gonna be farken great, wont forget the tent... beeuuudiful another night in the bush. Gotta love it.
Forum: Australia 03-26-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Radio1
lets go!!

Well id have to leave Marrickville at around 7.00 am, sounds good to me. I hope your thinking of keeping mainly to the dirt right? Anyways id be happy to meet around camden at 8.30 am...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Radio1
sounds good

Hi Robb,

I was thinking of doing a similar ride this weekend, Im in Maarrickville, what time you thinking of leaving. I ride a KTM 990 but am no speed demon either, but still like a bit of fun...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-23-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 3,347,459
Posted By Radio1
Northern Pakistan

http://marcuschild.smugmug.com/Stuff/first-photos/i-v7t7M6X/0/XL/IMG_2593-XL.jpg

Germany to Australia 2006, I was having a really bad day so i hooked a left turn and headed up a 10 foot wide...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,884,876
Posted By Radio1
http://marcuschild.smugmug.com/Stuff/first-photos/...

http://marcuschild.smugmug.com/Stuff/first-photos/i-XC7FnSr/0/XL/IMG_8721-XL.jpg
http://marcuschild.smugmug.com/Stuff/first-photos/i-5fTFJJR/0/XL/IMG_8770-XL.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-08-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,640,704
Posted By Radio1
This bike will absolutely Rock, nothing else...

This bike will absolutely Rock, nothing else comes close. I will never give up my 990, but this new thing is something from another dimension. It's not a contender it's a champion. Off Road it will...
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