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Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,983
Posted By mike cramb
Whos the bald guy

Whos the old bald guy at the fireplace with his back to the camera I didnt see him there!!:rofl

I can tell you all that chopper ride was one of the best things I have ever done, it was agood...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,623
Posted By mike cramb
Fuel and Fire

I recently used the 7 litre liquid containment flexible bladder on our trip up the Gibb River. worked great and did not leak. Another bike was carrying a 5 litre standard plastic jerry which leaked...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8,985
Views: 642,162
Posted By mike cramb
Counting down the days Wilmo hope your bike...

Counting down the days Wilmo hope your bike doesnt fall on mine in the container:1drinkThe 640 has a fresh engine new suspension and chains and sprockets. Only just made it with a day to spare. Many...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By mike cramb
BMW 1200 GS losing final drive

Hi All,

Does anyone remember seeing a photo shop pic of a 1200 GS going over a jump with its rear wheel falling off ? It was posted back in 2006/2007. Even had a pic of a little tow truck at the...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 58,233
Posted By mike cramb
2 smoker convert

Hi Guys,


I just bought a ktm 2010 300exc added some of those new led lights and I have a new ADVenture bike it looks good next to the 640 in my garage. Now here is an adventure we are taking...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,370
Posted By mike cramb
cape otway bears

This hungry bear seen waiting to ambush on fence above toiltes at cape Otway lighthouse last week.:1drink
Forum: Australia 09-30-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By mike cramb
Thanks mate

Yep you know who you are the very nice WA motorcycle policeman who gave me a caution this morning. I just bought some new Michelin Deserts from Tyres for Bikes and was feeling a bit frisky opened...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Hi Meat

Long Time no see.

Just pulled the 640 out of the shed a few months back dusted her off and played around a bit. Fitted a twin remus exhaust and jetted her up to a 165. Goes like the clappers,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Geeezzzzz Wayne

Looks like your are abit out of the way there Wayne. Where the hell is Dushanbe :1drink
Forum: Australia 09-03-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8,985
Views: 642,162
Posted By mike cramb
two 640's heading up the hills tomorrow Sunday

Leaving BP on the hill around 9.00am heading out past the sawmill to Ashendon the Dale then Smiths across the hwy down Watershed across the old enduro track including the hill. Then down to...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8,985
Views: 642,162
Posted By mike cramb
Isnt everyone on facebook ? :eek1 Should be a...

Isnt everyone on facebook ? :eek1 Should be a good ride 2 X 65 k loops doesnt sound like much but I am sure there is plenty of technical stuff to keep you busy. :1drink
Forum: Australia 09-02-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8,985
Views: 642,162
Posted By mike cramb
Iornstone rallye

Iornstone rallye comming up soon near Capel. see link below:1drink


http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=206899749366791
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
rear frame

Anybody know if the exc rear sub frame fits a 640 Adv, fter one to chop up to fit the rallye tank.

Mike:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Hi Tezza

How'sitgoing mate ,

Found that thread on fitting the sub tank and blow me down its by J bo who is a mate lives down the road here in Perth:rofl

Mike
Forum: Australia 08-06-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,236
Posted By mike cramb
Have fun

Have fun Mick, its a bit wet out there still looking down from 36,000 ft . If you turn left and end up in WA there is a bed here in Perth. The old 640's up and running again after 3 years in the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Rallye tank

Hmmm that would look good on this and almost give me the range I need for the CSR. I am in North Victoria on Thursday sent you a PM....
Forum: Australia 07-31-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 450,209
Posted By mike cramb
MY 640 reinvented

Just fitted a twin remus titanium exhaustn to the old girl. What a difference re-jetted and drilled out the slide as well. While chasing a new pipe for my brothers 640 came across this. Best ever mod...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Twin Remus system

Just fitted my twin remus system and went for a quick ride around the block. Much quieter than the wings but I am sure its quicker. As soon as the rain stops I am heading up into the bush. Rejetted...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Hi Sparrow, They need a bit of tuning to...

Hi Sparrow,

They need a bit of tuning to get the best out of the BST 40 carb. Throw away all the polution plumbing and jet it up and it will have around a 30% increase in power. There are...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8,985
Views: 642,162
Posted By mike cramb
Cancelled pouring rain this morning will wait...

Cancelled pouring rain this morning will wait till it dries out a bit:1drink
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8,985
Views: 642,162
Posted By mike cramb
sunday morning

Flying in to Perth Saturday evening going for a quick blast Sunday morning for a couple of hours anyone want to come along meet up at the BP on Welshpool Road East ( on the hilll) 8.30 am Sunday...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,486
Posted By mike cramb
Underground sparky got a copy

Stay a sparky,go underground in WA. Forget drilling its for ferals.:1drink
Forum: Australia 06-27-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,308,994
Posted By mike cramb
cert 4 front line management or diploma easy...

cert 4 front line management or diploma easy peasy and neccessary if you want to supervise on any BHP or Rio sites these days.
Forum: Australia 06-23-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 176,379
Posted By mike cramb
Reef or Pelagic

Reef or pelagic species? i got it from eating mackeral years ago in Nth Qld. thought i was safe as long as i kept away from red bass and chinamen. :puke1 Aparently it builds up in predetors.
...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 176,379
Posted By mike cramb
No wonder 640's are holding there value so well...

No wonder 640's are holding there value so well still pulling over 10 g's for a 2005 model.:D
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Ohhh yeah baby

Very smilar to mine. Love the twin system Im going for it. I may have to modify the ports as the system I am b uying is off a 2001 model. If it looks as good as this and works, I will sell my Wings.
Forum: Australia 06-19-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By mike cramb
We were looking at doing the same only in...

We were looking at doing the same only in reverse. We wanted to do the gibb river road but thought we may as well do the CSR on the way up and back through exmouth and red bluff on the way...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Same same only different

Hi big boy xl

hope someone knows the answer cause I am asking the same questions. I just got a used remus twin system and dont know if it fits yet.I may have to modify the ports. See a few posts...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By mike cramb
hmmmmmm interesting

Hi,

So you live in Melbourne why start at Halls creek? Have you looked into fuel dump etc?

I was looking at doing it in October in my Disco ( landrover) but by 640 would be quicker and a lot...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 33,047
Posted By mike cramb
WA Pete

Has anyone heard from WA Pete. Usualy a BMW rider last seen on a Ktm 640 after he sold the 1200gs but he was looking at an 800. last i heard he was working at Bodington Mine and living...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,040
Posted By mike cramb
On the cheap

You can make a road book out of a lunch box with a couple of dowles through it . Wind on by hand . Dont laugh the jap guys did the 2007 safari with this set up and they did ok. A pushy Cats eye...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 450,209
Posted By mike cramb
The original master cylinder is designed to...

The original master cylinder is designed to operate two calipers. when using one caliper it applys too much pressure and gives less feel some may say a woody feel to it. Using the exc sigle disc...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
I have a wings

I have a wings but was offered the remus twin set and a full akro set as well. I was thinking of using the twin remus and my brother will use the akros. I dont think the twin set will make a huge...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Bugger

:kboomThere goes that idea, I will have to keep my wings and my brother gets the akros.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
2001 adventure remus

Anyone know if a remus twin system off a 2001 model adventure will fit a 2005 model. Aparently it fitted stock standard 2001 with original bash plate.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,015,091
Posted By mike cramb
Remus twin system

Hi all,

Anyone got any picks of a 640 with the twin remus exhaust system. I got a chance at buying a set but want to see what it will look likew on the bike. There are supposed to be some in here...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,702
Posted By mike cramb
Spares for Oxford heated grips

I have a spare controller and left heated grip Oxford brand. I had to cut the throttle side off. I dont like them they are too thick to hang on to in rough stuff :ricky. Any way if anyone needs...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19,214
Views: 2,308,994
Posted By mike cramb
Grounded

I turned up at perth airport 5.30 am checked in went through security got to gate 13, flight cancelled. Back home to bed, sleep in. No flight now till WED and there is another ash cloud comming. All...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 450,209
Posted By mike cramb
My 640

My 2005, 640 is back and running after a 3.5 year break gathering dust in the shed. New high guard kit fitted, back to single disk with exc master cylinder, Hid lights, Custom bash plate , wings...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8,985
Views: 642,162
Posted By mike cramb
Same same only different

Same hill this time Konrad shows how to do it on the 990 Adventure. All of us got around without any damage. Good time had by all . :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAPa8sund2U
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