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Forum: Australia 08-17-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,907
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Towns without fuel/Servos now

Nearly got caught-out on recent sand ride with low fuel at Murrayville.
There is no longer fuel available there now - garage looks open, signs and window washing stuff out near bowsers, but old...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,537
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Hard Chrome

Yep, just have the rocker wear surfaces plated

Will play nicely with stock cam as long as it is not already fucked.

I fitted the XR's All-torquer cam (Was an over-bored hotty 380cc)

(_x_)
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,537
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Hard chrome

Re-shape (smooth-out) the surface of the rocker face ensuring it remains in-line with the pin bore. Build-up with weld if too far gone for just coating.

Have wear faces coated with HARD chrome -...
Forum: Racing 03-15-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 29,478
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Ben Yong

Congratulations Benny, bloody fantastic result!

Cheers Jak
Forum: Australia 02-09-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 30,913
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Ben, Had planned to be there again...

Ben,
Had planned to be there again this year on the old Berg, but my home situation has just had a major change.
Havent completely given-up hope yet, but have a trip planned over...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 30,913
Posted By Bluetonguejak
TT Sensor

Geoz,
Used TT IMO/ICO last year. Used the bracket supplied to pick-up existing magnet.
http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Other/Husaberg/i-8wJPTRL/0/XL/P2260150-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 225,950
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Berg Tard

Use the wheel set on both my Berg and Kato.
Got proper Brembo caliper bracket for Kato, but had to make a spacing bracket for Berg to suit 320mm disc. Just swap-out front axle spacers for different...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Safe Parking

Everybody has a mate that just takes things too far!

http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Other/Husaberg/i-Rz2j859/0/XL/Jaks%20Pics%20315-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 186,074
Posted By Bluetonguejak
GL Coyote

http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Other/Husaberg/i-N5C7nhg/0/XL/Jaks%20Pics%20456-XL.jpg
Rear clips on fender - tighten this strap before tightening front straps.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 186,074
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Loaded Berg

Carried camp gear strapped to old Loop bag to Phillip Island for MotoGP coupla months ago.

Wouldn't want to carry it like this extreme off-road as they're be a fair chance the arse would break off...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 186,074
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Light Adventurer

Carried clothes for myself and partner in Loop

Tied Loop bag around plastic frame covers (not frame) - plenty strong enough. Never came loose and there was plenty of air being had.

Still...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 186,074
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Faux Adventurer

Broke Kati, so had to take the Berg.

3 Days in Victorian High Country - Staying in pubs!

Giant Loop Coyote Loop bag and Fandango tank bag. 4l Liquid Containment fuel bladder.
Riding partner...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 66,858
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Congrats

Awesome effort from Ben and Damien.

Well done lads.

Jak
Forum: Australia 07-11-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,832
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Rr

Thanks or RR Ben. Well done, great effort.

I always found i was a lot faster on my 300 on the whooped-out sand than on the 570. The lighter bike is much more forgiving and doesn't fatigue the old...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,832
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Best of luck Ben. Should be there, but i was...

Best of luck Ben.
Should be there, but i was scheduled to be interstate this weekend and are away next weekend.

If you get to Golden beach, i'll make sure the KooWee boys look after you. The...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,832
Posted By Bluetonguejak
My condolences Michael. Cheers Jak

My condolences Michael.

Cheers Jak
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6,260
Views: 1,148,941
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Electrical breakdown

Riding saturday night the 625 lights (HIDs) started flickering then failed. Indicators were weak. Not enough battery power to electric start. Lucky for kicker. Got to camp on partners headlight. Made...
Forum: Australia 05-27-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,312
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Muds - I retract the soft cock statement - Good...

Muds - I retract the soft cock statement - Good to see you there on the bike.



I hope fellow Victorians realize how lucky we are to have another World motorcycling event in our state.

Great...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,312
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Soft cock!

Soft cock!
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
70 deg tank

Might not have a choice other than waiting.
Ordered mine in Feb and they have not gone into production as far as I know.
Lotsa testing going on, but no final product yet.
Not sure what...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,723
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Pi

Allow a couple of hours from Dandenongs.
Piss easy ride on a bike to PI, but leave early! Parking across from track(as per previous post)
Lanes are divided to allow maimum traffic flow on the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Ridin' not writin'

Got her dirty at Easter - Still getting the red dust out of her!

(Picture from early in Prologue. All nice and shiny still! - thanks for shot Ross)
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Sloper is history

Local KTM technician recently @ KTM headquarters got the word that the Sloper will be no longer. Wasn't real specific about exactly when.

Blue one or Orange one is the question?
Forum: Australia 04-09-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,252
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Coupla pics

http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Other/Husaberg/i-XL4jbCc/0/L/Jakrefuel-L.jpg

No cheatin' for slow blokes - sorta like a rest stop (and apply tape)
...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,252
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Thanks Ross, great shot (pity about the subject!)...

Thanks Ross, great shot (pity about the subject!) it was good to meet you and other ADVers.

Good to see bike with air in front tyre and Nav mount in place.

Had a great time although my day#1...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,252
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Almost there

70 degree tank not going to make it on time, so I will be splashing and dashing (dashing steadily)
Test brackets and wiring has become the final product - no time make it neat.
Chuck a couple more...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,252
Posted By Bluetonguejak
ICO problems

How did you go?

Have got an ICO that I can bring up if you need it.

JAK
Forum: Racing 04-03-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 414,880
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Bitsa

http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Other/Husaberg/i-L6sqtkz/0/XL/P2260145-XL.jpg

KTM TT Roadbook and bracket with a few bits aluminium angle to raise and move the assembly forward and hold the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 214,507
Posted By Bluetonguejak
http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc-...

http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc-Bike-pictures/i-Ngz4m5G/0/XL/IMG2871-XL.jpg


Trail riding with 13 year old son - doesn't get much better.
...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,292
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Wheelie lots! - with or without gear. Looks...

Wheelie lots! - with or without gear.

Looks heavy and is high, but all the heavy stuff is in saddle bags. Handles well still in all conditions.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
SuMo

Good thinking with the holesaw, may do the same.

Haven't reflashed the speedo, just do the math on the speed when I need to!

Am considering a second ktm/berg 17" /km speedo, but might use my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Sprocket combinations

Would you seriously change a sprocket mid-ride??:huh
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
SuMo Rub pics

Dicking around with the 570 in SM trim again

Read somewhere on the thread a while ago comment about SM tyres and whether they rub?

Initially had to cut-out a recess in the chain guard and trim...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Custom Husaberg bike covers

The missus is wondering where all her fitted sheets and doona covers are going!
Sharing workshop with some birds (feathered fuckers) - hence the covers. Also keeps the summer sun coming through the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Rallyelite 570

Putting bike into Rallye trim using Touratech gear. Will test it weekend after next for reliability and also see what breaks/falls-off.

Gunna run with 1x IMO and the original speedo/trip with the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Dunno how to attach a file or link to file. Sent...

Dunno how to attach a file or link to file. Sent PM. Can email file no probs. Cheers Jak
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5,891
Views: 860,302
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Ratio Chart

http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Other/Husaberg/i-mHwdxHw/0/XL/P2250140-XL.jpg
Forum: Australia 02-23-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,292
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Rod carrier

http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Night-ride/1000082/1192780234_GGbxv-XL.jpg

Carry a telescopic rod (not the best quality, but ok for river fishing)and gear in PVC tube under saddle...
Forum: Australia 02-22-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,019
Posted By Bluetonguejak
Old but fun

http://bluetonguejak.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc-Bike-pictures/i-CSbvXBW/0/XL/DCP3602-XL.jpg

My 10 year old boy loved riding this old girl. A mate has it now - being restored.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,615
Posted By Bluetonguejak
In memory

Just sorting some photos and came across my old 501 (for sale picture with ADR gear back on)

Had to let her go a few years ago after 17500kms of trailriding.

I remember the early days,...
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