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Forum: Australia Today, 12:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,164
Posted By B1
hey poppy, very low tech but i just have piece of...

hey poppy, very low tech but i just have piece of string from the gopro clip to the helmet. tried a few things but anything plastic comes up very loud on the audio if it touches the plastic case.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
i haven't ridden one and did some basic reading,...

i haven't ridden one and did some basic reading, there don't seem to be any glaring issues with them. certainly the weight is good, right alongside the ktm freeride 2t....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
at first it feels very counter-intuitive trying...

at first it feels very counter-intuitive trying to reef that front brake on so hard! but i reckon it's a great idea to ease in very slowly... there's plenty of time to build up to finding that...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By B1
congrats iconman, you'll have a ball with that...

congrats iconman, you'll have a ball with that 300. i did this video about the known issues etc with these mostly fine orange beasts. :clap

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
melissa was already fast but great to see how...

melissa was already fast but great to see how fast she's picking up the technical skills... she started some cross training just a few months ago and is blitzing obstacles like logs. :clap

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Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,234
Posted By B1
yep, and emails for ministers in other states as...

yep, and emails for ministers in other states as well in this post (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22857768&postcount=20), should be up to date.
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By B1
Endurocross nationals at Archerfield, Brisbane 7th Feb 2015 - anyone going?

Brissie gets the opening round of the Endurocross nationals soon. Couldn't get there last year but apparently it was a hoot... this year they are running it in the arvo and into the night so it's...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,234
Posted By B1
yeah, it's just an update. :D queensland stunned...

yeah, it's just an update. :D queensland stunned a pile of us by going beyond just trying to clean up the mess and allow european standard helmets in.

after all the research i've done i reckon...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
how to do stoppies

watch out graham jarvis, only 83 years of practice and we'll easily match you on the stoppies. :lol3

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
i got mine fitted at the clake store and chatted...

i got mine fitted at the clake store and chatted with the guys. they actually machine all the parts themselves on a 3 axis cnc machine, even those fancy hand levers and twin master cylinders. :huh
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
that was the one light clutch which two of the...

that was the one light clutch which two of the guys have been using for months now. i got the clake 2 fitted which is sort of a combination of the light clutch and a rear brake hand lever. epic...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,164
Posted By B1
different mounting positions look great in those...

different mounting positions look great in those clips. :clap

i've got pretty slack with different mounts and fallen back to just on the helmet mixed in with filming the other guys ride past...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
i'm a graphic designer by trade but enjoy...

i'm a graphic designer by trade but enjoy dabbling in all sorts of creative stuff with writing, photography, websites, video, art, that sort of thing. i pretty much do all the filming but pass the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
the python gumby! :lol3 last sunday's ride,...

the python gumby! :lol3

last sunday's ride, piles of fun despite plenty of bruises from landing on slippery rocks.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
yep, a mate of mine said definitely strengthen...

yep, a mate of mine said definitely strengthen pallets even for a modern trials bike as they will break at the worst possible moment!

one thing i forgot to include in the pivot turn... if possible...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
as mentioned in previous posts and in the vid...

as mentioned in previous posts and in the vid referred to, it's more about the rider than the bike. having grunt will help in various techniques, but rider skill with using the clutch and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
i've always thought it's more the bike than the...

i've always thought it's more the bike than the rider as per the best bike for cross training? vid (http://youtu.be/HIdBljML-80)we slapped together. e.g. if i go out riding on the DR650 i practice...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
finally back to doing training vids. :clap ...

finally back to doing training vids. :clap

only prob is we aren't good enough to do an advanced hill climbing vid, and may never be... so we just used the existing footage of jarvis and hemingway...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,234
Posted By B1
For anyone wanting to do a bit more than just sign a petition

Wayne Carruthers has kindly offered some template letters if you are sufficiently pissed off to try prodding your State Minister for Transport into action. Might not sound like much, but there's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
that is so cool, you'll have an absolute hoot on...

that is so cool, you'll have an absolute hoot on that! should be a great wheelie machine too.... a mate had one and was very keen to try it but sold it before i had a chance. :cry
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,234
Posted By B1
too close to the truth for comfort. :lol3 in...

too close to the truth for comfort. :lol3

in a nutshell, a good first move is just getting the states to piss off and let one australian standard apply across the board - what the petition's about...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,234
Posted By B1
Australian helmet reform - good news & the bad news

AUSTRALIAN HELMET REFORM: SOME GOOD NEWS BUT A LONG WAY TO GO

For anyone new to this issue, Australia currently has a mish mash of contradictory legislation concerning helmet laws. For an in depth...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By B1
no, in my experience after a few weeks they start...

no, in my experience after a few weeks they start to show you similar petitions but you can just opt out and say don't send me anything.

chatted with some of the guys who've been pushing hard in...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,644
Posted By B1
final video from all the footage i shot. ...

final video from all the footage i shot.

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Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By B1
long overdue helmet reform needed

thanks for the reminder blokette, the petition can be found here....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,724
Views: 733,830
Posted By B1
wildwood rock extreme enduro: the gumby lap!

must have been feeling suicidal, but decided to have a crack at my first ever race in my 50s, and figured why not make it an extreme enduro? :huh


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
just about finished the video series from the...

just about finished the video series from the wildwood rock extreme enduro. this was the trials competition... split it into two parts, the extreme hill climb then the obstacle course.

after a...
Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,644
Posted By B1
good stuff hoots, had quite a few of those points...

good stuff hoots, had quite a few of those points down already but some new ones too. :clap

he tried not to show it but i think jarvis was shaken to hear he'd be up against me at wildwood,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
hey lee, the pieces are fitting together......

hey lee, the pieces are fitting together... facebook, youtube and advrider! just realised we haven't posted a double blip technique vid yet. :lol3 or more correctly, i've done one for trials bikes...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,644
Posted By B1
i would have loved a freeride 250 for so many...

i would have loved a freeride 250 for so many parts of wildwood. :clap

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
nuggets, you are game on a big bike. :lol3 as...

nuggets, you are game on a big bike. :lol3 as i've said plenty of times i'm just trying to learn all this stuff but here's my amateur opinion for what it's worth.

first up, i think the easy way is...
Forum: Trials 12-04-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 136,547
Posted By B1
this trials competition was one of the pre-events...

this trials competition was one of the pre-events before the wildwood rock extreme enduro here in australia recently.

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Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,644
Posted By B1
part 2 of the trials competition

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Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,644
Posted By B1
feedback on the event? any suggestions?

if you guys got to the event, any suggestions for making it better next year?

the club did a brilliant job with very limited resources but they are keen to get the profile higher next year and...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,644
Posted By B1
cheers hoots, all good ideas. i told steve the...

cheers hoots, all good ideas. i told steve the organiser i'd be happy to help out with raising the international profile of the event next year, and figured the videos would be a good start. and i...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,644
Posted By B1
birch for next year's wildwood rock?

jumped on his facebook page and suggested to chris we could make him an honorary aussie for the event next year, or make wildwood a temporary province of kiwiland... he said maybe and a pile of his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
thanks guys. here's a vid of the main event,...

thanks guys. here's a vid of the main event, quality of the footage varies as i had to borrow a fair bit from others to stitch it together.

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Forum: Australia 11-28-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,644
Posted By B1
pity, it's so close and he could easily tee it up...

pity, it's so close and he could easily tee it up with the training courses he does here on the "mainland" (ahem).

guys thanks for the compliments but i'm under no illusions that my lap was just...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,644
Posted By B1
cheers monsieur s! here's the next one. went a...

cheers monsieur s! here's the next one. went a bit hard on the sighting lap then paced myself but went too slow for the real lap, doh. not that it mattered, i didn't want to be placed with the faster...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,627
Posted By B1
thanks bruce, must be getting chilly over there. ...

thanks bruce, must be getting chilly over there.

below is my prolog lap. went a bit too fast on the sighting lap and was exhausted by the end, then paced myself for the real lap but was too slow...
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