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Forum: Vendors 06-25-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 24,201
Posted By blackcap
Im in the market for a new pair of boots....

Im in the market for a new pair of boots. Currently ive got a pair of the Forma Adventure boots that now have 50000km on them over the past 3.5 years. I absolutely love them and they fit like, well,...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 34,493
Posted By blackcap
Im in the market for a new pair of boots....

Im in the market for a new pair of boots. Currently ive got a pair of the Forma Adventure boots that now have 50000km on them over the past 3.5 years. I absolutely love them and they fit like, well,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 110,917
Views: 22,533,652
Posted By blackcap
it took 12 days total but some of them i could...

it took 12 days total but some of them i could only be in the workshop for a few hours so i couldnt give you an exact figure. there was a lot of time spent at the parts washer that i didnt bother to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 110,917
Views: 22,533,652
Posted By blackcap
glad i came in when i did. looks like i just...

glad i came in when i did. looks like i just installed the wheel bearings wrong. bugger. it it the same for both front and rear wheels?

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Forum: Photos 05-18-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 388,298
Posted By blackcap
https://oztoice.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/mg_177...

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Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 110,917
Views: 22,533,652
Posted By blackcap
mitas E09 on the rear and TKC80 up front running...

mitas E09 on the rear and TKC80 up front running 10 and 12psi respectively. they did really well and i only had to turn around and look for a different track once, but MX tyres out there would have...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-17-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12,086
Views: 1,602,382
Posted By blackcap
ahh that sucks. ill have to look elsewhere then....

ahh that sucks. ill have to look elsewhere then. thanks guys
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 110,917
Views: 22,533,652
Posted By blackcap
that one turned into a bit of a nightmare...

that one turned into a bit of a nightmare actually. it started raining about 10 minutes after i took that photo, the rivers rose up and washed away our makeshift bridge and we all spent a long, cold,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 110,917
Views: 22,533,652
Posted By blackcap
heres a thankyou picture :raabia ...

heres a thankyou picture :raabia

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Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 110,917
Views: 22,533,652
Posted By blackcap
thanks to everyone that posted up good solutions...

thanks to everyone that posted up good solutions to the CS seal issue. now installed slightly proud of the cases before bolting the suzuki seal retainer back on. feels soooo good not having to...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-17-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12,086
Views: 1,602,382
Posted By blackcap
i was looking into getting a voltage meter for...

i was looking into getting a voltage meter for the bike recently and someone mentioned that some garmin units will display input voltage. i had a look but cant find anywhere online that its possible...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 110,917
Views: 22,533,652
Posted By blackcap
Who knows a thing or two about countershaft oil...

Who knows a thing or two about countershaft oil seals? I'm forever having problems with this little f#uker. When installing I push it all the way in until it finds a nice little niche to sit in....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-08-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 861,961
Posted By blackcap
this ride report was inspiration for my own...

this ride report was inspiration for my own adventures there, thanks for taking the time to write it all up

this is kind of what it feels like to be swarmed by bees in the jungle
...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 51,192
Posted By blackcap
in that case, im glad you dont ship to Asia,...

in that case, im glad you dont ship to Asia, otherwise the order would have gone through smoothly and i wouldnt have known about the ADV discount :rofl
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 51,192
Posted By blackcap
hi Shov, no worries about the late response. i...

hi Shov, no worries about the late response. i just put the order in yesterday but got the refund as im trying to have it shipped to Malaysia. i understand your concerns around having rippoffs made...
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 67,664
Posted By blackcap
do you guys sell the mounting brackets separately?

do you guys sell the mounting brackets separately?
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 51,192
Posted By blackcap
hi Shov, just a few questions before i go...

hi Shov, just a few questions before i go spending the last of my savings.

1. what diameter hole is required for the baryl panel mount connectors?
2. same as the first question but for the panel...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-19-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
Passing through Timor Leste wouldn’t be complete...

Passing through Timor Leste wouldn’t be complete for an Australian without a visit to the small and rather unremarkable village of Balibo. Most people will never have heard of the place but this is...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-18-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 209,652
Posted By blackcap
awesome, thanks for that. the video has allayed...

awesome, thanks for that. the video has allayed any concerns i had about its durability too hahah one other thing, does it work to just dump .img files downloaded from the internet onto the SD card...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,547
Posted By blackcap
hi guys, just a quick one to say thanks for the...

hi guys, just a quick one to say thanks for the advice earlier this year. this is the video of the event that we put on. turns out pirelli can fit spikes to tires too :freaky ...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-11-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 209,652
Posted By blackcap
hi guys, looking at pulling the pin on getting...

hi guys, looking at pulling the pin on getting the Monterra but have some concerns over what is and isnt working on it at the moment. ive just red through the past 50 pages of this thread but still a...
Forum: Photos 09-11-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 130,915
Posted By blackcap
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/10429285_10203040122068107_2729700179885675786_n.jpg?oh=b2e6a5abe6d5d96f8560a1eb824277e3&oe=54829CA3&__gda__=1422876380_e75707375a73c136...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-05-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
Riding a motorbike around foreign countries give...

Riding a motorbike around foreign countries give a unique insight into the culture that your immersed in, unlike package holidays or following the tourist trail, armed with a copy of *insert mass...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-26-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
Timor Leste is heaven for camping. Being less...

Timor Leste is heaven for camping. Being less populated than other parts of SE Asia, there’s plenty of land to pitch a tent on, be it on the beach or up high in the mountains. Be careful on the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-20-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,197
Posted By blackcap
i had my 3rd birthday while you were doing this...

i had my 3rd birthday while you were doing this ride. i didnt even know what a motorcycle was then and you were out doing what i would one day dream of and i think its one of the coolest things ive...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-20-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
apologises for the poor photos in this post, the...

apologises for the poor photos in this post, the rain kept the cameras tucked away for most of this story :puke1

Back on the road again and the rain set in as I headed for the south coast of Timor...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-19-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
haha i wish. be nice to get paid for something i...

haha i wish. be nice to get paid for something i enjoy. i did sell a photo to my mum once, does that count? :lol3
Forum: Photos 08-16-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 878,193
Posted By blackcap
<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/57304411"...

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/57304411" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/57304411">The...
Forum: Photos 08-16-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,670,823
Posted By blackcap
haha same country but horses for courses. ill get...

haha same country but horses for courses. ill get around to telling that story too. first have to try to catch up on everything that came before :freaky
Forum: Photos 08-16-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 215,668
Posted By blackcap
fast forward to about 4:00 to watch me flounder...

fast forward to about 4:00 to watch me flounder my way through Cape York at the start of a late dry season

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Forum: Photos 08-16-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 135,646
Posted By blackcap
from Timor Leste ...

from Timor Leste
...
Forum: Photos 08-16-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,670,823
Posted By blackcap
pirates ahead ...

pirates ahead

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Forum: Photos 08-16-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 388,298
Posted By blackcap
from Mt Bromo in Indonesia ...

from Mt Bromo in Indonesia

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Forum: Photos 08-16-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 608,974
Posted By blackcap
more here: https://www.facebook.com/oztoice ...

more here: https://www.facebook.com/oztoice

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Forum: Photos 08-16-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11,374
Views: 3,915,265
Posted By blackcap
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
After getting the bike, I tackled my first bit of...

After getting the bike, I tackled my first bit of SE Asian traffic and it was like everyone said; its ok once your in it despite being slightly terrifying while watching from the footpath. It helps...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
Ive only ever been outside of Australia once in...

Ive only ever been outside of Australia once in my life before this trip on an organised tour to Vietnam with a girlfriend that made the whole experience a nightmare. Dili, the capital of timor leste...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-11-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
hopefully im about to do another one and try to...

hopefully im about to do another one and try to include even more detail this time :puke1
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-10-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
Darwin was a great place to relax, wash some...

Darwin was a great place to relax, wash some clothes, collect some spare tires for timor leste/indonesia and get my back into proper working order again. The hostel I stayed in was 90% german...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-10-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By blackcap
i had 5th gear explode at around 64000km and...

i had 5th gear explode at around 64000km and rebuild everything. ever since then ive been kinda spooked about the DRs transmission, particularly 3rd gear. i pulled it apart again at about 84000km and...
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