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Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 01:53 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Unlikely it's much interest to most... but... 8...

Unlikely it's much interest to most... but... 8 mins of a sandy track in Tasmania
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/VkCVoXTsimw" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 03:37 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Changing the fork oil is on my list of things to...

Changing the fork oil is on my list of things to do... (left leg was leaking for a while)

I've been searching around for a bit of info but not having much luck finding what I need to know...
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 07:29 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Nice editing job! :clap

Nice editing job! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,153
Posted By FLICKIT
That's all good in theory, I had the same idea...

That's all good in theory, I had the same idea initially, but you need to carry a socket and a decent breaker bar to get the sprocket nut off/on... When tightened to the recommended torque it takes a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,153
Posted By FLICKIT
I use the same... With 13/49 it will crawl along...

I use the same... With 13/49 it will crawl along at a snails pace and it will climb anything, she's really screaming at 70mph though.... The switch to 14/49 makes 70mph more than comfortable...
...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Yeh I would, I'd do it on a week day again...

Yeh I would, I'd do it on a week day again though, higher odds of the gate being open on the other side of Margaret :lol3...
(I could probably ride up that hill but it would be asking for trouble I...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
The lot: <iframe...

The lot:
<iframe src="//ridewithgps.com/trips/4170614/embed" height="768px" width="90%" frameborder="0"></iframe>

Distance: 866.4 km
Elevation: + 14375 / - 14376 m
Moving Time: 22:30:26
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 1,008,506
Posted By FLICKIT
Mirrors

Anyone have a pair of genuine mirrors they'd like to part with? (at an appropriate price?) let me know :norton

Thankz :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 49,943
Views: 10,617,663
Posted By FLICKIT
A couple more minor "FAILS" from yesterday: ...

A couple more minor "FAILS" from yesterday:

Crazy steep and loose, the video does it no justice:
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/80yabFLMcMI" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Great views up there, an enjoyable ride... but...

Great views up there, an enjoyable ride... but that track down into Magaret I wouldn't recommend to anyone other than skilled riders on appropriate bikes (people like yourself)... The ride from...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
I went in along the transmission line track off...

I went in along the transmission line track off the Anthony Rd, that hill is heading down into Margaret from the north... Big hills don't worry me much but the lack of traction on that one, I was...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Fail of the day

Hit 12,000km yesterday and she had her first injury today :cry, a broken mirror (they needed replacing anyway) :lol3...

The video does that hill no justice, crazy steep and loose, heading down...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
It was fairly wet when I went in after a couple...

It was fairly wet when I went in after a couple of days of rain, but it could obviously get a lot wetter... After I went down round the bend heading down into Coldstream river (heading north), steep...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
More Pics :huh A handful from yesterday,...

More Pics :huh

A handful from yesterday, only had a short ride north of Zeehan after the heavy rain ended... and a stack of pics from todays awesome ride :D (bit of a hazy day, so nothing good...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
1min Hatfield river: <iframe width="640"...

1min Hatfield river:
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dppmySzlmpY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
It was a half hearted attempt, that bank is a LOT...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 49,943
Views: 10,617,663
Posted By FLICKIT
The screen makes a significant difference, I...

The screen makes a significant difference, I doubt I could have done the 1000mile ironbutt without it, takes all the wind off the chest... Good offroad also, stops the phone/gps getting wiped out...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 49,943
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Posted By FLICKIT
No build thread sorry... ScreensForBikes...

No build thread sorry...

ScreensForBikes Screen:
http://www.screensforbikes.com/shop/yamaha/wr-250-r-08-12-2/

Bark Buster hand guards:
http://www.barkbusters.net/

Both Aussie companies...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
I only went about 5km along Coldstream and turned...

I only went about 5km along Coldstream and turned back, it was getting too late in the day and I got to a bog hole I was unsure I'd get back through if I had to turn around... I might look into the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 49,943
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Posted By FLICKIT
Fail of the day: (1min vid) :wink: (contains...

Fail of the day: (1min vid) :wink: (contains swearing)
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/sW9VFYmX5yA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
(hit rock at the...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Brutal day today :huh I don't recommend the...

Brutal day today :huh I don't recommend the Coldstream track unless you like hard work, :lol3 (track from the junction of Hatfield & Coldstream rivers north to Waratah)

Fail of the day: (1min vid)...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
It's an old Fire-cabin (Fire-watch tower) in...

It's an old Fire-cabin (Fire-watch tower) in Strahan Plantation... cool spot.. I went in there poking around after I couldn't get across Henty river to do the coastline run...

It's at 121.3km on...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Did I pass you guys just north of Derwent Bridge...

Did I pass you guys just north of Derwent Bridge on Sunday? :lol3

The van is just an old cheap one to work out if "this" suits me, so far it sure beats a heavy bike and tents in crappy weather......
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 07:10 PM
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Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Yep, horses for courses... it's certainly well...

Yep, horses for courses... it's certainly well suited to Tassie...

That sand was just evil! lol... I didn't really want to lower tyre pressures because of the rocky parts, and I've done next to no...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 01:23 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Everyone loves a fail :lol3 <iframe width="640"...

Everyone loves a fail :lol3
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/GOXqY8JeDBc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

First time the WRR's put me on my ass (or...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 01:05 AM
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Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Climes track

Digging up old posts:




Funny how things change... When I looked at that hill back then (about 2 years ago) I thought I'd never be going up it on any bike.... when I took the XL185 through I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:04 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Overkill? nah.... (Mine are just cheap chinese...

Overkill? nah....
(Mine are just cheap chinese ebay stuff... I only really needed them for the 1000mile Ironbutt so I didn't want to spend too much... )

In case you need some mounting ideas:...
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 50,979
Posted By FLICKIT
No comment from Sena on this? (I guess that says...

No comment from Sena on this? (I guess that says it all) ... I guess the next step is chase up a warranty claim with RocketMoto?

Sena Warranty:
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 06:41 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
A random 4 mins of WRR video...:1drink <iframe...

A random 4 mins of WRR video...:1drink
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HbJeTWXn2jc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 50,979
Posted By FLICKIT
The batteries have always been recharged at the...

The batteries have always been recharged at the end of the day... they've never been flat for more than a few hours.. (a lot of the time they've been recharged immediately in the topbox)
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 50,979
Posted By FLICKIT
SMH-10R batteries

Is it normal for the SMH-10R batteries to only last about a year before dying off fast?

I purchased a pair of SMH-10R's and 2 spare batteries from RocketMoto in April 2013.... 1 pair of batteries...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 04:16 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Great looking bike! :clap

Great looking bike!

:clap
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Got ya, thanks... Good to know there's a bit of...

Got ya, thanks... Good to know there's a bit of other stuff in there that's not on the map... Having another look at the video along Boco I'm not too sure that mine was active when I was out there,...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Bugger, as long as you had fun :lol3 Did you find...

Bugger, as long as you had fun :lol3 Did you find anything interesting?... I'm keen to check out the track up Mount Everett off Alstergren, and the south side of Leven River... one day... (the XL...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
How'd the ride go? ... I'd be interested to...

How'd the ride go? ...

I'd be interested to hear about the track off Pieman Rd... :norton

:)
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Yep, there's a rough track that goes out to the...

Yep, there's a rough track that goes out to the right that bypasses the gate down near the bottom... you can see it in the pic from Iron Blow I posted up the page...

There's the usual phone towers...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
yep :lol3 I posted the location then deleted it a...

yep :lol3 I posted the location then deleted it a couple of days later :huh (as I do with every second post I make in this thread) :lol3 ... I didn't really want to encourage people on big loaded...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 49,943
Views: 10,617,663
Posted By FLICKIT
No, I didn't mention... it's 3mm (1/8")...

No, I didn't mention... it's 3mm (1/8") industrial rubber, commonly used for making gaskets for pipe flanges and such... I think it's neoprene, not that it really matters... It was from a sheet I got...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 255,306
Posted By FLICKIT
They don't sell too well in Australia...

They don't sell too well in Australia unfortunately, probably only a matter of time before they're discontinued.. :cry
http://www.mcnews.com.au/2013-australian-motorcycle-sales-figures/
2012 sales...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 49,943
Views: 10,617,663
Posted By FLICKIT
Another version of skidplate rubber

I just use clear silicon to stick it on so it's easy to peal off and replace if/when needed...

I like to leave a decent flap hanging out the back to help protect the linkage from the stream of...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6,565
Views: 613,596
Posted By FLICKIT
Welcome to Queenstown

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1110208ccc_zpsab2b86ba.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1110171c_zps31b8b8f9.jpg
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