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Forum: Australia 10-11-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,718
Posted By sparrowfall
Hey Naz, I'm also female but a tad shorter. ...

Hey Naz,

I'm also female but a tad shorter. 5'6" with a 29" inseam. My boyfriend has a DR650 at stock height and I have no trouble with it, can get both feet on the ground and it's easy to ride....
Forum: Australia 09-12-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 16,118
Posted By sparrowfall
craaaaaaap.. we can't make it that weekend :cry...

craaaaaaap.. we can't make it that weekend :cry ... hopefully can make it to the next one - tis a great idea.
Forum: Australia 12-28-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By sparrowfall
I'm not sure what was more distressing.. finding...

I'm not sure what was more distressing.. finding you lying on the ground 6ft from the dr.. or finding that the prized new toy had detached from your helmet and gone awol in the scrub:rofl
Forum: Australia 12-12-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,322
Posted By sparrowfall
Some more Melbs pics

http://sparrowfall.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Toy-Run-2009/13122009293/739294007_53oBr-M.jpg

http://sparrowfall.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Toy-Run-2009/13122009304/739295250_XHCiq-M.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,314
Posted By sparrowfall
bout time! sounding more promising now :clap

bout time! sounding more promising now :clap
Forum: Australia 11-11-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,314
Posted By sparrowfall
I went in there...

OK so I dropped in on the way home from work. There is definitely a camper business operating there although it's a bit sparse. No real signage except for inside and some poxy fake grass that a...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,314
Posted By sparrowfall
no prob.. will lurk past there tonight and see...

no prob.. will lurk past there tonight and see what I can find :evil
Forum: Australia 11-11-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,314
Posted By sparrowfall
Drive by..

I live just round the corner so did a stealthy drive by on the way to the shops.

It's a brand new industrial sales complex. Good news is the address exists. Now the not so good news.. out of 9...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24,798
Views: 4,326,924
Posted By sparrowfall
Kind of but not quite, the kickstand disable...

Kind of but not quite, the kickstand disable requires wire cutting & soldering.
Clutch switch disable is super easy as the wires have bullet connectors. Take the headlight shroud off. Trace the...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,980
Posted By sparrowfall
Purchased one

Thought I'd write back with my findings in case anyone stumbles across this thread in the future... I just received my Medium one.
The jackets are big - they are extra roomy so your armour can fit...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4,975
Views: 345,729
Posted By sparrowfall
Time to embrace the inner yob

TISM - Greg! The Stop Sign
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Forum: Australia 10-23-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By sparrowfall
you're assuming i'll have some fingers left to...

you're assuming i'll have some fingers left to dial with...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By sparrowfall
tx for the help Brendan :clap. Hopefully this...

tx for the help Brendan :clap. Hopefully this time tomorrow I still have all fingers accounted 4 and some nice new rubber. cheers j.
Forum: Australia 10-22-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By sparrowfall
tks Clancy - will check them out

tks Clancy - will check them out
Forum: Australia 10-22-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By sparrowfall
Tyre stockists with decent range/stock in Melbourne

One for the Melbournites...

Can anyone recommend some tyre stockists in Melb that usually carry a good range/stock of road legal knobbies? I'm looking for MT21's, 606's or similar.

I...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,265
Posted By sparrowfall
I'm also wanting to do some off road training...

I'm also wanting to do some off road training soon... has anyone done or heard good things about the course by Australian Adventure Riding School...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,531
Posted By sparrowfall
:rofllol.. same here for my school camp. banya...

:rofllol.. same here for my school camp. banya biyami? water tanks for accommodation.. ahh great times.
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,531
Posted By sparrowfall
Thanks all for the tips and encouragement :D ...

Thanks all for the tips and encouragement :D

A 17lt safari tank is a planned for the future although with the recent haemorrhage from my bank account I need to take it easy for a while...

Tech...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 930,534
Posted By sparrowfall
Brisbane Ranges 11/10/2009

My first ride & RR :D

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=514682

http://sparrowfall.smugmug.com/photos/676617008_RAE6X-S.jpg

Be kind :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,531
Posted By sparrowfall
Brisbane Ranges (Vic, AU) 11/10/2009

Ive had my DRZ a couple of weeks.. most of this time its been without a seat so Ive had plenty of time to farkle in prep for my first ride bash plate, case savers, Renthal bars, barkbusters. ...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,717
Posted By sparrowfall
nice :clap i recently purchased a drz400s. so...

nice :clap
i recently purchased a drz400s. so far have put a b&b bash plate, renthal bars, barkbusters & thumpertalk case savers on it.


how did you go with fitting the safari tank...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By sparrowfall
HART...

HART (http://www.hondampe.com.au/repository/motorcycles/training_licensing/courses.aspx#vic) run some advanced courses in Somerton & Kilsyth. I've personally only done a practice session on their...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24,798
Views: 4,326,924
Posted By sparrowfall
Made by & purchased from B&B Offroad...

Made by & purchased from B&B Offroad (http://www.bboffroad.com.au/bashplates1.htm). Was an easy choice, a friend has one and he's happy with it and they are a local company so quite popular in Oz....
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 24,798
Views: 4,326,924
Posted By sparrowfall
No seat = time to farkle

Well I had no seat this weekend.. it's off getting shaved so I can get closer to the ground. Perfect ride weather in SE Oz too :cry So instead of crying in my soup I used the time to farkle -...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,980
Posted By sparrowfall
Acerbis Desertika jacket - sizing info/advice pls

Has anyone imported (or sourced locally) an Acerbis Desertika jacket that's compatible with neck braces?
I'm after some advice on sizing.. looking at the size chart on MX1West...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24,798
Views: 4,326,924
Posted By sparrowfall
Mine had to come off, the skid plate interferes...

Mine had to come off, the skid plate interferes with socket access to the frame drain bolt.. the header pipe also gets in the way so I need to use extension bar. Maybe something with the later...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24,798
Views: 4,326,924
Posted By sparrowfall
Tks for the tip, a mate has kindly donated a...

Tks for the tip, a mate has kindly donated a spare throttle tube to the farkle fund :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24,798
Views: 4,326,924
Posted By sparrowfall
Greetings from a newbie

Hi all, looks like I'll be spending a bit of time in this thread from now on... my new purchase a '10 DRZ400s - let the bling begin.. :D

http://sparrowfall.smugmug.com/photos/661733554_22rK5-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 167,430
Posted By sparrowfall
tks ironwheel... i'm comparing two fiddy road...

tks ironwheel... i'm comparing two fiddy road legal trail bikes here in Oz and the 09 KLX looks (and felt) like a sweet sweet bike. Only hurdles I can see it's lack of kicker and pissy little tank.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 167,430
Posted By sparrowfall
KLX250s '09 -> kick start kit

Does anyone know if the kick start kit (99999-0073) available from Ron Ayers etc will fit the '09 model?

I've searched and found plenty of posts about fitting it to an 07 & earlier but wasn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,136
Posted By sparrowfall
I just finished reading "Motorcycle Roadcraft: A...

I just finished reading "Motorcycle Roadcraft: A Police Rider's Handbook". A friend loaned it to me and while it was a few years old and aimed at UK police riders it explained a lot of the nice to...
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