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Forum: Equipment 09-10-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 986,763
Posted By Maxyb
Wow. that by far is the best response i have seen...

Wow. that by far is the best response i have seen to the 'ultralight' way of going about things (not to say that i don't disrespect anyone, either side of the fence..)

I bet this would stir a bit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By Maxyb
4-2-1's are made for a broader range of torque,...

4-2-1's are made for a broader range of torque, 4-1's are made for better peak. So, no there will not be a loss of low end power, there will be more of it (provided the 4-2-1's are tuned like that)....
Forum: Australia 08-29-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13,764
Views: 969,645
Posted By Maxyb
It'll be good to change the roles up, I'm used to...

It'll be good to change the roles up, I'm used to being the one that is waited on. Haha, rides a ride, whether it be relaxing or challenging :evil enjoyable either way
Forum: Australia 08-29-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13,764
Views: 969,645
Posted By Maxyb
Too easy, keen to get out another ride. one can...

Too easy, keen to get out another ride. one can only explore the hills with guys on their learners so much...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 13,764
Views: 969,645
Posted By Maxyb
I see no problem in that... Haha, meeting...

I see no problem in that...

Haha, meeting time and place?
Forum: Australia 08-29-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13,764
Views: 969,645
Posted By Maxyb
New to the SA scene, are you willing to let one...

New to the SA scene, are you willing to let one more tag along?

I'm on a husky te630

Max
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 986,763
Posted By Maxyb
27mm and 15mm, just under $40 from...

27mm and 15mm,

just under $40 from cafehusky, so light and almost to shiny to use :thumb
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,636
Posted By Maxyb
The sea to summit gear is great, just a word of...

The sea to summit gear is great, just a word of caution;

The silicone retains smells, so if you want to use the (say) same mug for wine/beer and coffee, one will smell/taste like the other

(i...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 986,763
Posted By Maxyb
This is my toolkit for my Husqvarna, weighs about...

This is my toolkit for my Husqvarna, weighs about 1kg


From left to right

-zip ties of various sizes
-12v pump, can run from ciggy socket or straight onto battery
-super glue
-front axle...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 460,672
Posted By Maxyb
A 3d printer for less than $500 delivered, if...

A 3d printer for less than $500 delivered, if you are willing to wait until February next year

(not affiliated, just saw it and thought it needs to be shared :D)

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 34,214
Views: 8,389,880
Posted By Maxyb
It's got the front brake of a honda c50 with...

It's got the front brake of a honda c50 with about a bazillion times the weight
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 704,111
Posted By Maxyb
Or about 30lb with the Leovince ti system and a...

Or about 30lb with the Leovince ti system and a Li-Ion battery :evil

would bring it down to stock ktm 690 weight :deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 704,111
Posted By Maxyb
I decided to weigh my 630 to work out what specs...

I decided to weigh my 630 to work out what specs are actually correct as I've seen so many numbers been thrown around.
To make sure the weight was correct i weighed it twice on two different scales...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 704,111
Posted By Maxyb
The 630 has a rev limiter at about 8250-8500 rpm....

The 630 has a rev limiter at about 8250-8500 rpm. anything over 6000-6500 is just extra noise with not much benifit (in the PU'd stock exhaust/inlet form)

I find sweet spot is between 4000 and...
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 150,711
Posted By Maxyb
Hi Matteo, I have the ergo 365 expedition...

Hi Matteo,

I have the ergo 365 expedition pro and was just wondering when i wash it is there anything i should put on it/ anything i should do to keep the waterproof-ness of the outer shell the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 704,111
Posted By Maxyb
I've seen that bike over at rallymoto.co.uk from...

I've seen that bike over at rallymoto.co.uk from what i understand it's owned by Burt. The rear tank, exhaust and fairing he made himself, or with the help of molly who's website is this...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,275
Posted By Maxyb
Or even a small light of sorts i know of...

Or even a small light of sorts

i know of this instance happening in a jaguar.. a switch stuck on slowly draining the battery from a light on the back of the seat hidden by a sheepskin seat...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Maxyb
Also if you're behind one or more of your mates...

Also if you're behind one or more of your mates on even moderately dusty trails you'll be blind with a street lid
DAMHIK
that's the main thing that made me get a dirt lid. doesn't have to be...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Maxyb
thanks again guys, i'll pack a little octane...

thanks again guys, i'll pack a little octane booster just in case
Forum: Australia 03-28-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Maxyb
I'm assuming that's at the caravan park, do they...

I'm assuming that's at the caravan park, do they stock premium?

cheers
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Maxyb
Thanks for the suggestions of the other routes...

Thanks for the suggestions of the other routes and campsites, I didn't even know about the northern rivers road info site, that'll be handy in the future.

We're thinking of going on the weekend,...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Maxyb
Route advice Northern NSW

Planning a trip for me and a mate in July, just wanted some advice/critique on my route choice

hopefully we'd be able to do this with only one night camping, on old glenn innes road - tell me if...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 25,339
Posted By Maxyb
I agree with this displacement split line as it...

I agree with this displacement split line as it keeps the smaller 450's/slightly-larger-than-500's together that share a common platform but you could also argue a 550cc split, which keeps bikes like...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 153,065
Posted By Maxyb
I just ran a (FUSED!) wire directly from battery...

I just ran a (FUSED!) wire directly from battery positive and negative (to be sure) for a ciggy lighter, if you wanted a usb outlet, you could do the same with a 12v to 5v stepdown at the front of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9,469
Views: 1,908,822
Posted By Maxyb
Leaving a class at uni (dirt helmet in hand) a...

Leaving a class at uni (dirt helmet in hand) a guy asks me
him "do you ride a dirt bike?"
me "yes, just a little yamaha dt"
him "a dt850?"
me "no... a 175"
:huh
Forum: Australia 03-17-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 153,065
Posted By Maxyb
I was wondering why i'd never seen this thread...

I was wondering why i'd never seen this thread before...

I bought a 630 in February last year, met some of the 610/630 guys last year for a ride up in qld.

I have a question, has anyone...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Maxyb
There are calculators online if you search for...

There are calculators online if you search for "imperial to metric motorcycle tyre conversion"

after a quick search this is the best one i found
...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,010
Posted By Maxyb
Eureka spitfire solo

Eureka! tent
model: spitfire solo
year: am lead to believe tent is 2010 model, due to instructions that come with tent (says may 2010 on them), they may have a false date as pictures have slightly...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 704,111
Posted By Maxyb
Haven't yet, i was going to take my car and bike...

Haven't yet, i was going to take my car and bike at the same time (saves useless miles being put on the bike) but don't have a place to store them yet. When my lease finishes at this place, i'll be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 704,111
Posted By Maxyb
I've got the same windscreen on my TE, it's damn...

I've got the same windscreen on my TE, it's damn hard to take my shroud off, and i don't notice any deflection of it at any speed.
it's even strong enough that i strapped a 12v pump to it (on the...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,448
Posted By Maxyb
:rofl great write up :clap

:rofl

great write up
:clap
Forum: Australia 01-19-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,160
Posted By Maxyb
Load the front up just forward of the front axle...

Load the front up just forward of the front axle and it's do brilliant stoppies
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,117
Posted By Maxyb
I just happened to stumble upon DD hammocks at a...

I just happened to stumble upon DD hammocks at a local MC shop, when i was shopping for a helmet

for $80, i couldn't go wrong. I was actually considering a Hennessey hammock, but these seem just...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 97,332
Posted By Maxyb
just did a quick search and found an ebay...

just did a quick search and found an ebay version, for anyone who was interested
...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By Maxyb
Dad bought a KBS rust sealer/treatment and all i...

Dad bought a KBS rust sealer/treatment and all i have to say about the paint is that there is nothing else like it.

tougher than nails, and if the quality of the tank sealer is anything like...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 97,332
Posted By Maxyb
found a cheapy and a goody at a big camping shop...

found a cheapy and a goody at a big camping shop sort of near me, only $12 :deal
(i'd be buggered finding it online, as it doesn't have a brand or anything)

steel frame, you pull the base...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 64,280
Posted By Maxyb
I just ended up getting a cheap MX helmet and a...

I just ended up getting a cheap MX helmet and a good pair of goggles (for the same price as the Trekker!). Sure i don't have a visor for when it rains and it'll be noisier for the street, but at the...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 64,280
Posted By Maxyb
went to buy one online yesterday, but decided to...

went to buy one online yesterday, but decided to try it out first (local store had one, just not in the colour i wanted)

I'll tell you what, i am really glad i tried it on, even through i knew it...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By Maxyb
Haigslea, you mean? Good swap meets there too

Haigslea, you mean?

Good swap meets there too
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,250
Posted By Maxyb
got my first puncture while on holiday in the UK,...

got my first puncture while on holiday in the UK,
a 2 inch strip of metal (lucky there was a bike shop 200m up the road as i had no tools!)
...
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