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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6,991
Views: 1,269,020
Posted By dnrobertson
That's a 15/16 Tooth sprocket case guard on the...

That's a 15/16 Tooth sprocket case guard on the bike. You may have do some grinding (or buy the 17 tooth saver from a Duke) for the 17 tooth sprocket to fit.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By dnrobertson
Have you tried contacting RocketMoto? They are a...

Have you tried contacting RocketMoto? They are a vendor on here and do a boatload of Sena stuff.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-09-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By dnrobertson
The screen is only 3.5 inch. (If I'm looking at...

The screen is only 3.5 inch. (If I'm looking at the right thing).

Don't know how old you are, or condition of eyes but for my 53 yo with stuffed eyes that would be marginal. I found the Garmin...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 163,720
Posted By dnrobertson
Have you done a full shutdown? I know on the...

Have you done a full shutdown? I know on the 590, you have to press the power button for 5-10 seconds to do a hard off, Then turn it back on. It might only read the themes on a full start up.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 163,720
Posted By dnrobertson
I assume you mean 590? I'm not familiar with the...

I assume you mean 590? I'm not familiar with the 390.

But when you go to settings (abnd seelct theme), does your new theme get listed? If it does, just select the new theme.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By dnrobertson
I carry 2 master links, short bit of chain and a...

I carry 2 master links, short bit of chain and a chain tool I have confirmed will work on the chain (to break it and join it).
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,499
Posted By dnrobertson
Put an FCR on the 640. You can use the JD...

Put an FCR on the 640.

You can use the JD Jetting kit and his spreadsheet.

Ask me how I know :D
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By dnrobertson
+1. Not the cheapest, but because they clamp...

+1.

Not the cheapest, but because they clamp into your original clamps, you can move the bars backward and forwards. This can give you more space.

The cheap aluminium ones effectively move...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-31-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By dnrobertson
The Garmin Zumo 590LM displays tracks. Has a...

The Garmin Zumo 590LM displays tracks.
Has a large bright screen.
Comes with mounts (and wiring) for Car and bike (not USB powered).
Has bluetooth for all sorts of connections (never used it)....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,940
Posted By dnrobertson
Thanks for the ride report. Having ridden...

Thanks for the ride report.

Having ridden cross-country from Silverton to Blinman through the stations I can appreciate:

1. The amount of work required to get permission
2. The maps in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,991
Views: 1,269,020
Posted By dnrobertson
You could try a longer bolt in there before doing...

You could try a longer bolt in there before doing anything. If you put a shorter bolt you may have only stripped a small number of threads. A longer bolt may grip enough to solve the problem.

Do...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By dnrobertson
Well if you want to see ocean. From Lakes...

Well if you want to see ocean.

From Lakes Entrance go the Princes Highway to Bairnsdale.

Head to Sale, but then turn left on road C106 (to Bengwoorden). Continue on it (not the C495) back...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6,991
Views: 1,269,020
Posted By dnrobertson
Here's my opinion on this: You have the...

Here's my opinion on this:

You have the washer the correct way. That is not a spring washer. The collar nut will fit inside the dished washer. Then bend a part of the washer up to act as a lock...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By dnrobertson
For KTM parts I use Munn racing or this mob: ...

For KTM parts I use Munn racing or this mob: http://www.ktmpartshouse.com/Default.asp

I have a paid for shipito.com account. Let's you combine orders for maximum savings on shipping.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6,991
Views: 1,269,020
Posted By dnrobertson
See answers inline

See answers inline
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2,932
Views: 1,156,551
Posted By dnrobertson
I have two Motion Pro alloy tye levers with the...

I have two Motion Pro alloy tye levers with the correct size hex wrench on one end to remove axle nuts. Motion Pro also sell a 3/8" adaptor that fits the tyre lever/wrench. 60NM that's me standing on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,264
Posted By dnrobertson
FWIW, I bought a brand new 2007 V-Strom 650. Ran...

FWIW, I bought a brand new 2007 V-Strom 650. Ran it in per the manual (for RPM / kms) . Rode it to work. 30KM each way. Sent it to the dealer for services per the manual.

Still got it. ...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,678
Views: 463,668
Posted By dnrobertson
When I did mine, I didn't even bother with new...

When I did mine, I didn't even bother with new spokes (none were broken).

I Zip tied the spokes together, then removed the rim. The zip ties keep the spokes in the right place and you can just...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-02-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,349
Posted By dnrobertson
I'm going to say a 1985. I had one new...

I'm going to say a 1985.

I had one new around that time (but it was 30 years ago, so I could be talking crap)
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9,369
Views: 2,102,340
Posted By dnrobertson
Go to the Australian 640 thread. More local...

Go to the Australian 640 thread. More local details for you.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=137092&page=279

(Link only works if you are showing the standard 40 posts per...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 98,451
Posted By dnrobertson
Hey Dom, Good to see you back on this ride...

Hey Dom,

Good to see you back on this ride report. Are you back in Aus?
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,967
Posted By dnrobertson
Looks good, fuel tank under seat with throw-over...

Looks good, fuel tank under seat with throw-over panniers?

Have to unload, just to fill it up?

Need another 10 litres of fuel somewhere.
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,934
Posted By dnrobertson
I am beginning to perceive an anti-bike bias from...

I am beginning to perceive an anti-bike bias from RACV.

1. I am sure they aren't supporting the attempt for motorcycles to be allowed in bus-only transit lanes or lane-filtering.

2. Noticed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-17-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,878
Posted By dnrobertson
Great ride. Thanks for the track details.

Great ride.

Thanks for the track details.
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By dnrobertson
if you can, get the one with the glue on it that...

if you can, get the one with the glue on it that melts when you heat it up.
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,386
Posted By dnrobertson
Thanks for sharing. Great read. I...

Thanks for sharing.

Great read.

I respect your dedication to getting to the Dakar.

Get the DVD "Dream Racer" and watch it. I hope it gives you inspiration to get back and finish the job at...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9,369
Views: 2,102,340
Posted By dnrobertson
Yes I've got them. But I don't use them for...

Yes I've got them. But I don't use them for lights like yours.

I run a Rigid Industries single 8 LED light bar.

Good solid mount. But they were a bit fiddly to fit (IMHO). The bolt holes...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-10-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By dnrobertson
I don't have a Tiger, but you should investigate...

I don't have a Tiger, but you should investigate the wiring.

A lot of modern bikes come with plugs already set up to add factory accessories. You could use one of those (if they are switched).
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-09-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By dnrobertson
Young-Gun, Don't know if this applies to the...

Young-Gun,

Don't know if this applies to the Zumo 350, but here is how I solved the problem on my 590.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24533265&postcount=454
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9,369
Views: 2,102,340
Posted By dnrobertson
The other issue with the plastic rally tank is...

The other issue with the plastic rally tank is that fuel vapors will bleed through it which may dissolve whatever adhesive you are using.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6,991
Views: 1,269,020
Posted By dnrobertson
Free bling!!! (Apart from time and elbow...

Free bling!!! (Apart from time and elbow grease).

The best type.
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By dnrobertson
At a pedestrian crossing with the green man. ...

At a pedestrian crossing with the green man. Not walking between stopped cars any old place.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 88,009
Posted By dnrobertson
A few tricks I have learned: 1. Use 5th...

A few tricks I have learned:

1. Use 5th gear, it makes it easier to turn the engine via the rear wheel.
2. I remove the spark plug.
3. You can use the rear wheel to turn the motor both back...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-15-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By dnrobertson
If you go to munnracing.com they have a cross-ref...

If you go to munnracing.com they have a cross-ref feature.

Type in the part number and hit cross ref and you will get a list of every bike that uses the part.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 01-10-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,899
Posted By dnrobertson
From my point of view (Using a Garmin Zumo 590). ...

From my point of view (Using a Garmin Zumo 590).

1. Have Garmin CN maps, Garmin Topo maps and Shonky maps on the 590 and Basecamp on the PC..
2. Have also purchased OziExplorer Program and Hema...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6,991
Views: 1,269,020
Posted By dnrobertson
Can any one confirm if the later (2005-2006) 625...

Can any one confirm if the later (2005-2006) 625 SXC had the same wire to pull when running on low octane fuel? I cannot find an owners manual anywhere on the web for these.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-07-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 163,720
Posted By dnrobertson
No.

No.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-07-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 163,720
Posted By dnrobertson
I am using the Garmin Aus Topo maps. The other...

I am using the Garmin Aus Topo maps. The other OzTopo maps (from a non Garmin source look interesting, but too much cash).

I also sometimes use the Shonky maps as well.

Screen detail is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-06-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 163,720
Posted By dnrobertson
I have both the CN and Garmin OzTopo maps loaded...

I have both the CN and Garmin OzTopo maps loaded to my 590.

Last outback trip, I actually found the same thing as rider911 (in regard to how much CN knew about the Outback tracks/roads) and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-06-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 163,720
Posted By dnrobertson
For those who don't want to read the whole...

For those who don't want to read the whole thread.

Here's how to change the track width.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24533265&postcount=454
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