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Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 30,938
Posted By micknmeld
Hey Pezz, I think we have a contender in the...

Hey Pezz, I think we have a contender in the "who's scrapper sounds as good as, if not better than Pezz's Honda" Award.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHJfTIzXx34


It is a pity that my...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 30,938
Posted By micknmeld
No the NX's are a thing of the past. I sold them...

No the NX's are a thing of the past. I sold them both to finance the purchase of a Tenere. Not sure if I can make the Scrapheap this year as, the dear wife has visions of another overseas holiday in...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 30,938
Posted By micknmeld
Hey OldDog, You have probably met Charlie...

Hey OldDog,


You have probably met Charlie before at Bourke, he was the American bloke that rode one of my NX's. He is a pretty handy man on the spanners!
...
Forum: Australia 04-04-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
Keeping the thread alive, here is the ride report...

Keeping the thread alive, here is the ride report I did on the Old Bull Trailriders' site.

What a crazy 6 days on the bikes!
So much has happened during those 6 days a full report would end up...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
The NX650's are Close to being ready. Actually...

The NX650's are Close to being ready. Actually they have been ready for a while but Charlie and I have been telling the girls otherwise, thus allowing for plenty of shed time on the sauce!...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By micknmeld
Yup, another one here. I stick my head in here...

Yup, another one here. I stick my head in here occasionally, pretty busy at another site as you may already know.:thumb
XR650R plus a few other scooters in the shed, just south of you guys at the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,910
Views: 922,724
Posted By micknmeld
Anyone here able to tell me the suggested fork...

Anyone here able to tell me the suggested fork oil volume and weight for a 89 Domi?
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,591
Posted By micknmeld
I have imported around 40 bikes over the last few...

I have imported around 40 bikes over the last few years, The first time I imported seventeen, 2nd hand motocrossers from Japan, that I bought via Japan’s version of ebay in one container load.

I...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
Sure it made it there and probably might have...

Sure it made it there and probably might have made it back home, if he hadn't let TB and Pete have a go on it! Luckily the spark plug lead held, otherwise the spark plug would still be orbiting the...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
Keeping the thread alive. Here is where I am...

Keeping the thread alive.

Here is where I am at.

My $200 NX650

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j388/OBTmick/DSC_0598.jpg

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j388/OBTmick/DSC_0599.jpg
Forum: Australia 12-19-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
I am pretty sure that is that same as a bike I...

I am pretty sure that is that same as a bike I salvaged from behind a local truck workshop as a kid.They said if I wanted it I could have it as it wasn't going. We got it to go for a couple of...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
Signed up and ready to rip. The NX's are ready to...

Signed up and ready to rip. The NX's are ready to roll. :clap
Forum: Australia 12-06-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,452
Posted By micknmeld
I have been following the APC Rally on Facebook,...

I have been following the APC Rally on Facebook, it appears that Homer is busy setting out next year's route. He has been posting some great pics on the APC FB page from some great country and going...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
At this stage including a $200 purchase price,...

At this stage including a $200 purchase price, the NX650 owes me $375. I took her out to a friends property today and gave her a shake down ride, I am now confident the bike is up to the 2013...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
Hey Col, I will certainly give it some thought,...

Hey Col,
I will certainly give it some thought, although we are thinking about running a trail ride fundraiser about 3 weeks later here on the coast. At this stage I think there are 6 riders leaving...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,910
Views: 922,724
Posted By micknmeld
I have come across a couple of issues mixing and...

I have come across a couple of issues mixing and matching.

As it was a 92 model the indicators were originally in the fairing, the earlier model had them coming off the headlight mount so there is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,910
Views: 922,724
Posted By micknmeld
I am afraid I am a Honda tragic. Not only do...

I am afraid I am a Honda tragic.

Not only do I have a XR650R, I am also the owner of two NX650s.

The first one was a 89 model I bought off a friend for $1000 who sold it to me cheap knowing it...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
Has anyone indicated when we can register for...

Has anyone indicated when we can register for next year's Scrapheap. We are keen to start our fundraising proper.

The new NX is all but ready for a shakedown ride. So far it has cost me $375.00.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By micknmeld
A day in the Cells, Northern NSW

No we didn't end up locked up by the constabulary. The Cells River region is a cracker place for a ride and it isn't all that far from where we live. Here's the report of yesterday's ride.

I woke...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8,321
Views: 592,868
Posted By micknmeld
Thanks for that, I have already done the "whack...

Thanks for that, I have already done the "whack the socket" thing a couple of times, I think it is now past that. :hmmmmm
Forum: Australia 11-06-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8,321
Views: 592,868
Posted By micknmeld
Slightly off the current topic. But does anyone...

Slightly off the current topic. But does anyone know where I might get my hands on a 280mm floating front disc for my 650? I only want the disc as I already have the bracket. The rivets in my disc...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
Update It is always a great moment when you...

Update

It is always a great moment when you have been working on an old bike and you finally press the starter button and it fires and runs sweetly! Not even a hint of smoke from the exhaust or...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,685
Posted By micknmeld
I was originally going to ride a 1968 CT90 in the...

I was originally going to ride a 1968 CT90 in the 2013 Scrapheap Adventure ride but once I found out, it was way out west next year, I decided I needed something with a bit more go about it.

This...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By micknmeld
A good place to stay in Wauchope is the...

A good place to stay in Wauchope is the Breckenridge Farmstay. It has cabins or dorm style accomodation and is cheap and bike friendly. We have had up to 30 blokes stay there with their bikes for a...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 29,126
Posted By micknmeld
Jeepers, there are some nasty people around here!...

Jeepers, there are some nasty people around here! :D :rofl

I wonder how the CT90 will handle the run up the Oxley Highway? :eek1
Forum: Australia 10-07-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 29,126
Posted By micknmeld
Cameroo Camel Station, Bourke. 980kms from...

Cameroo Camel Station, Bourke.

980kms from my place, hmmmmmmmmmmm, what to take? Do I give the NX650 another run in the Scrapheap ride, (she proved herself last year), or do I get all adventurous...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By micknmeld
I agree with Romper Stomper, I took the canister...

I agree with Romper Stomper, I took the canister off my NX and replaced it with the crank ventilator hoses off an older XR600R.
Although, these hoses don't go to the air box.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 198,470
Posted By micknmeld
North Coast NSW single track. <?xml:namespace...

North Coast NSW single track.
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http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j388/OBTmick/DSC03001.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4,473
Views: 1,657,866
Posted By micknmeld
My son on his new bike. ...

My son on his new bike.

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j388/OBTmick/Connor.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 1,510,081
Posted By micknmeld
Some more pics, of my crazy daughter. ...

Some more pics, of my crazy daughter.

Looking back at some photos, it struck me how fast they grow. Spend as much time with them as you can gentlemen.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7,185
Views: 2,404,238
Posted By micknmeld
On the Oxley Highway, Mid north coast NSW. ...

On the Oxley Highway, Mid north coast NSW.

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd239/micknmeld/TheCells038.jpg

Same sign 6 mths earlier, we obeyed what it said. :evil
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-16-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 203,148
Posted By micknmeld
I enjoy riding with my son and his friends, it is...

I enjoy riding with my son and his friends, it is more than just riding, we like to have a look about.
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd239/micknmeld/DSC01551.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 1,510,081
Posted By micknmeld
That look in the eyes of your kid after they have...

That look in the eyes of your kid after they have been riding is worth every cent and every hour rebuilding engines, ten fold.:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-10-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 403,067
Posted By micknmeld
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd239/micknmeld...

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd239/micknmeld/XRMONO.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-10-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 1,510,081
Posted By micknmeld
Great pic!! Wish I could do that !!! Love her...

Great pic!! Wish I could do that !!! Love her style.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-10-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 1,510,081
Posted By micknmeld
The Devil herself ...

The Devil herself
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd239/micknmeld/TNJ001.jpg
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My Daughter after crossing...
Forum: Australia 05-10-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8,321
Views: 592,868
Posted By micknmeld
Exactly Digga. No other reason but. We even...

Exactly Digga.
No other reason but. We even approached KTM Australia about it but to no avail. Didn't want to know us.

Anyhow back to BRP's. Sorry for the hijack.
Forum: Australia 05-09-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8,321
Views: 592,868
Posted By micknmeld
subsequently going by that. No privately imported...

subsequently going by that. No privately imported pig (XR650)can be regoed without a whole heap of scullduggery and dicking around.
Forum: Australia 05-09-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8,321
Views: 592,868
Posted By micknmeld
That's right Sean-0. It think it was pre 1986. If...

That's right Sean-0. It think it was pre 1986. If you check out the link I just posted there are several schemes that you can use.
Forum: Australia 05-09-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8,321
Views: 592,868
Posted By micknmeld
Cant help you with the rev limiter cdi caper. ...

Cant help you with the rev limiter cdi caper.

Those import rules I posted are federal not state.

Copy and pasted from this page....
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