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Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 159,724
Posted By Rus
The FMF seems to be the most popular aftermarket...

The FMF seems to be the most popular aftermarket pipe, due to the weight saving by going to a single can - see:
http://www.fmfracing.com/Products/BikeAsList/2011_HUSQVARNA_TE630

I've seen one...
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 159,724
Posted By Rus
Congrats on the new bike Stu. Absolute bargain,...

Congrats on the new bike Stu. Absolute bargain, well done!:thumb

Make sure you reinforce the rear subframe if you intend to carry anything on the rear. I've busted mine twice, carrying nothing...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 149,344
Posted By Rus
MX TV on Channel 64 now says it's having a...

MX TV on Channel 64 now says it's having a segment on the Condo 750. Not sure whether the green beast will get a mention.
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 557,940
Posted By Rus
Weipa Croc Run 1983

Some interesting footage from "back in the day". Winner Phil Lovett, GE makes an appearance at the end.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=w_t5AKZx_-o
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,309,560
Posted By Rus
She's doin' her best tREV, there's a lot to...

She's doin' her best tREV, there's a lot to learn...
http://youtu.be/DHQRZXM-4xI


I've got my 50th coming up shortly & am tired of people asking if I'm having a party. Couldn't care less I'm...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,076
Posted By Rus
Remy Gardner

I note article in today's SMH:
"The teenage son of Australian motorcycling legend Wayne will make his Grand Prix racing debut this weekend after earning a late call-up to ride in Moto3."
...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,378
Posted By Rus
I'm 6'4" as well & have a TE630. It's an awesome...

I'm 6'4" as well & have a TE630. It's an awesome bike for the shorter adventure rides like a day or two, and probably the longer ones as well. Much better than a DR650 in all respects -...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,309,560
Posted By Rus
I did enjoy the following headline in the Tele a...

I did enjoy the following headline in the Tele a week or so ago: "I'm no Jake the Paed":rofl
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,859
Posted By Rus
Well done Mr. Burns, us Sydneysiders appreciate...

Well done Mr. Burns, us Sydneysiders appreciate your significant contribution in getting this up.:thumb A rare win for common sense.

I listened to the interview on 702 this morning and you came...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,309,560
Posted By Rus
They could possibly be referring to this: FBT...

They could possibly be referring to this:
FBT Cents Per Kilometre For Vehicle Other Than A Car

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The rates to be applied on a cents per kilometre basis for calculating the taxable value...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Rus
Terry O'Grady 1978 Around Australia Motorcycle Endurance Record

I saw the following notice in the "In Search" section of today's Daily Telegraph. I don't have any knowledge of this, but other inmates may.

"Wanting photos and details about Terry O'Grady's...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By Rus
I toned mine down a little by installing a B&B...

I toned mine down a little by installing a B&B end cap that had fewer than usual holes drilled in it (B&B will make one like this if you call them). It was still too loud, although not as obnoxious...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,661
Posted By Rus
Please see response below, again in red to be...

Please see response below, again in red to be consistent.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 159,724
Posted By Rus
There's a nice, low km one on BikePoint for $8K,...

There's a nice, low km one on BikePoint for $8K, but it is in Tasmania....
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Rus
Hi JB, I new this place was inhabited by...

Hi JB, I new this place was inhabited by reprobates, but it's sunk to new depths...:1drink

Yes, I still remember where we were riding, the stock route not far from our old house. After tearing up...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Rus
Hi Pete, I bought a new one in October...

Hi Pete,

I bought a new one in October 1982, from Morris Motorcycles in Orange. I'd spent most Sundays of the previous two years working at the Lucknow Skin Shop save enough to buy my first...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Rus
Most of that route is easy, smooth fire trail....

Most of that route is easy, smooth fire trail. The only rougher section is the climb after the bridge on Watagan Creek Road, i.e. heading east into the forest. It's a bit rutted & gets slippery/muddy...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 12,230
Posted By Rus
Trooper Lu's will have these on display tomorrow:...

Trooper Lu's will have these on display tomorrow:

http://www.trooperlu.com.au/image.axd?picture=%2f2014%2f05%2felectric+bikes.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Rus
Any idea where it ended up? Not much of a bike...

Any idea where it ended up? Not much of a bike really, but of historical importance!
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Rus
:D In hindsight I should've kept my VF1000R -...

:D In hindsight I should've kept my VF1000R - scarce nowadays.

Talking of high prices, my sister-in-law's boyfriend has a 1974 Ducati 750SS, green frame, almost 100% original & in mint condition....
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Rus
To own two or more of these era bikes & keep them...

To own two or more of these era bikes & keep them in shape you'd need to be reasonably mechanically adept, otherwise it could become a bit of a burden as well as cost a small fortune as you suggest....
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Rus
VMX & Vinduro Bikes

I was reading the latest Motorcycle Trader mag & noticed the following vendor that specialises in importing & reselling Vintage MX, Enduro & trail bikes.

http://www.ddr.net.au

Bit of a mixed...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,648
Posted By Rus
This is what I least enjoyed about my VF1000R. ...

This is what I least enjoyed about my VF1000R. Backing off the throttle & decelerating through 80kmh the thing would develop a terrible headshake unless I had a firm grip on the bars. Scary!
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,648
Posted By Rus
Looks to be in good nick. I owned a VF1000R for...

Looks to be in good nick. I owned a VF1000R for about 9 years, becoming quite rare these days. Great bike, grunt everywhere, but no good in the dirt! Enjoy!
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,224
Posted By Rus
The dilemma to me is whether the slightly more...

The dilemma to me is whether the slightly more on-road performance of the Terra is worth losing the Enduro heritage performance of the 610/630 off road. If you can only own one bike then to me it...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,224
Posted By Rus
Stu, I asked a similar (below) questioned of an...

Stu,
I asked a similar (below) questioned of an experienced rider on Cafe Husky, who has both a 630 & Terra:

Kenneth Webb said: ↑
I have the 650 too but the two are just not comparable. 630 for...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,309,560
Posted By Rus
Mmmm....whilst I accept that the obvious...

Mmmm....whilst I accept that the obvious explanation is most often correct:shog, I have my reservations on this occasion.


Yes, indeed.:nod And so I shall remain Rus.
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,309,560
Posted By Rus
When I joined the forum I wanted to be Russ, not...

When I joined the forum I wanted to be Russ, not Rus, but Russ was already taken, although not by Russ. So Russ must've subsequently been deleted, possibly even by Russ, making way for Russ to use...
Forum: Australia 04-30-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,309,560
Posted By Rus
AAarrrgh....bit early in the morning for...

AAarrrgh....bit early in the morning for that...:puke1
Forum: Australia 04-30-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,309,560
Posted By Rus
I'm sure you weren't too fussy about what you...

I'm sure you weren't too fussy about what you dragged out of the Wine Bar.:1drink
Forum: Australia 04-30-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,309,560
Posted By Rus
I think that is Karen Pini. A real glamour in...

I think that is Karen Pini. A real glamour in her day & still looks good - http://www.karenpini.com.au/welcome.html

Only problem is she's married to some bloke named Carpenter.:huh
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Rus
Yes, you are 100% correct about Jenolan on a...

Yes, you are 100% correct about Jenolan on a public holiday. I had the misfortune of exiting there one Easter Sunday afternoon 20 odd years ago & I swore I'd never do that again... But we should be...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Rus
Thanks Robb, sounds like a good day's ride. ...

Thanks Robb, sounds like a good day's ride.

We'll head off early & carry a few extra litres of fuel to be on the safe side, given its a Public Holiday.

Regards,
Rus
Forum: Australia 04-22-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Rus
Sydney/Jenolan/Wombeyan/Mittagong/Sydney

Does anyone have a view as to whether this loop is a viable one day ride? Two of us are thinking of trying it this Friday on a TE630 & DR650. It looks a fair distance to me, so we'd have to be out...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 50,877
Posted By Rus
Magnificent photos Ross & Oke. Together with the...

Magnificent photos Ross & Oke. Together with the personal accounts from the competitors they really give a flavour of the event. The one of the Fogo family is a stand out.

The competitors will...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By Rus
I was up there just over two weeks ago &...

I was up there just over two weeks ago & Commission Rd was closed by fires. We were riding from Sydney via Putty and Bakers Road but the RFS had us turn back not long after Three Ways.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,389
Posted By Rus
They're revving pretty hard at 100kmh, which...

They're revving pretty hard at 100kmh, which would be around 6,000rpm even with your higher gearing. OK in small doses, but there are better options, including the 650, if longer, more open, trips...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,389
Posted By Rus
Good trail bikes indeed, but their narrow, five...

Good trail bikes indeed, but their narrow, five speed transmission is most unsuited to extended cruising at anything more than modest speed. It's why I sold mine after 2 years & bought a 630 -...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,581
Posted By Rus
I did this section two weeks ago on my TE630,...

I did this section two weeks ago on my TE630, accompanied by two 1200GSs, one an experienced rider, the other less so, and we did it easily. However note that once the track changes to the Howes...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 159,724
Posted By Rus
Congratulations on the new bike. Mine's been...

Congratulations on the new bike. Mine's been awesome, bought new June 2011, now has about 16,000km. I too came off a DRZ, but a 400E.

Have done a couple of long one day rides from Sydney over...
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