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Forum: Australia 07-01-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5,506
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Posted By AusGoFar
Ahhhh you noticed grasshopper I made a...

Ahhhh you noticed grasshopper


I made a special bracket that lifts up the light and speedo assembly. It has a couple of advantages. Fitting the light bar ( you already noticed this one ) a...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5,506
Views: 632,733
Posted By AusGoFar
Hi Racks are from Dalby Moto - Put simply...

Hi

Racks are from Dalby Moto - Put simply - they are the best. Theyre the best design ( weight forward and as low as possilble) and the strongest. Solid metal and well made..

around $430...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5,506
Views: 632,733
Posted By AusGoFar
Fitted some new strip lights tonight while i was...

Fitted some new strip lights tonight while i was fixing my damn clutch slave cylinder. All back and mobile now.

Managed to put another 200 k's cycling to and from work though waiting for the O...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,321
Posted By AusGoFar
Sorry Trokel - A low price tag aint going take...

Sorry Trokel - A low price tag aint going take that prize away.


Just be happy that you'll always be getting four times the mileage out of tyres than the rest of the pack who enjoy a bit of...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,321
Posted By AusGoFar
as requested ...

as requested


http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Tools/i-QXwfHs2/0/XL/power2-XL.png
Forum: Australia 06-28-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,321
Posted By AusGoFar
Bikes ranked in order of kW/Kg KLR650...

Bikes ranked in order of kW/Kg


KLR650 wins the converted "Couldn't pull the skin off a rice pudding" category

http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Tools/i-zCBmw5D/0/X2/power1-X2.png
Forum: Australia 06-25-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Sorry guys - my parts must be on the slow boat....

Sorry guys - my parts must be on the slow boat. and they havent arrived.

Despite helpful advise on doing the ride with out a clutch - i am going to bail on the plan and postpone to another...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,824
Posted By AusGoFar
You got it. He has been known to take...

You got it.

He has been known to take things to the limit.


http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Tools/i-wQ3tXtd/0/L/DSC_0051-L.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,824
Posted By AusGoFar
Guess who ...

Guess who

http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2012-May-Mt-Howitt/i-kx6xHJP/0/X2/DSC_0050-X2.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-22-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Yep - loose connection in the birdnest of wires...

Yep - loose connection in the birdnest of wires behind headlight.


Will your new ride be ready for this Saturday ?
Forum: Australia 06-22-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5,506
Views: 632,733
Posted By AusGoFar
The new 690 looks mint. When will you have it...

The new 690 looks mint. When will you have it on the road ?
Forum: Australia 06-22-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Sorry about being a bit quiet ..... been busy. ...

Sorry about being a bit quiet ..... been busy.


Current plan is leaving Sat morning from Marysville bakery 9.0am.. ( Fill up at Marysville Caltex prior)

Ride ride ride . Overnight stay at...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
DirtGeoff - I am thinking pubs , so have...

DirtGeoff - I am thinking pubs , so have three on board, (mudders, Brute, myself) and yourself ???? - mate you need to get some thing warmer and better protection than kingGee cotton pants...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Sorry - June

Sorry - June
Forum: Australia 06-15-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Date change

Thinking of changing Night ride to weekend 26 June Friday night dept, 27th and return 28th
Forum: Australia 06-14-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Cool - your onboard with the ride then Mudders?

Cool - your onboard with the ride then Mudders?
Forum: Australia 06-12-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Hey Don. Keen to have you along so happy to...

Hey Don. Keen to have you along so happy to modify route to suit the bigger bike and correspondingly can change it to full loads and camping instead of pub bing it. Carrying gear helps keep...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
As i say, loose plan. - Although it might been...

As i say, loose plan. - Although it might been done before.

http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Other/SoloRide2013/i-p2vQQmg/0/XL/IMG_1388-XL.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-10-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
ex Melb weekend - Dead of winter - ride

After last weekends Sunday ride - I am thinking putting together a bit of a plan for a weekend trip - say pencil in 3,4,5 July

Night ride from Warby to WoodsPoint (full moon 2 July) hopefully...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Good one Craig, We could have done with your...

Good one Craig, We could have done with your track knowledge on the day. We did a few u turns and track changes - but that was all part of the adventure in the end. Have a good day out...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Couple of shots from the day Shot of bottom...

Couple of shots from the day

Shot of bottom of Siberia -(Toolangi style)
http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/2015QBW-Sunday-ride/i-F7FcVKK/0/L/IMG_0632-L.jpg

Sharing the navigation - ...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Home

Well that ride was an adventure. Thanks guys for joining me and shadowing me on the way home when my ignition was a bit iffy. Well have to do again some time.
Forum: Australia 06-06-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Yep. I hope you can make it. Forecast all...

Yep. I hope you can make it. Forecast all good but windy.
Forum: Australia 06-05-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Depends on who's coming i guess. Loose plan...

Depends on who's coming i guess.

Loose plan , Yarra Glen, Toolangi, Narbethong, Marysville, Big River, etc
Forum: Australia 06-05-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Im still keen for Sunday, and yep Woods point...

Im still keen for Sunday, and yep Woods point and big river tracks sound the order of the day.


What about turn up at Yarra Glen bakery 8.30 for a 9.00 am departure ?

And Tornillo - just...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,029
Posted By AusGoFar
Looks they headed north after warburton ...

Looks they headed north after warburton

http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Tools/i-skqQjD7/0/XL/Warburton-XL.png
Forum: Australia 06-02-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
What about day ride Sunday out east ?

What about day ride Sunday out east ?
Forum: Australia 06-02-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,029
Posted By AusGoFar
Just got of the phone with Richo360. He had...

Just got of the phone with Richo360. He had just arrived at the Hilton Alice Springs stinking like the homeless.

He's making awesome progress , three days ahead of schedule and having a blast....
Forum: Australia 06-01-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 56,608
Posted By AusGoFar
Long we ride

Any one riding over the long weekend coming up. Unfortunately 3 days not long enough for a return trip to Finke
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,947
Posted By AusGoFar
Had some abnormal noise from my engine - thought...

Had some abnormal noise from my engine - thought it might be some gap developing in the valves - turns out more fundamental problem of rooted rocker bearing


...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 24,406
Posted By AusGoFar
Pulled the 690 apart this arvo to investigate the...

Pulled the 690 apart this arvo to investigate the abnormally loud tappet noise

Discover rocker bearing rooted and scarred cam

Bugger - both are replaced relatively easily though.

...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,224
Posted By AusGoFar
[QUOTE=hattah79;26809479]Thanks VTwin for...

[QUOTE=hattah79;26809479]Thanks VTwin for organizing another superb ride
Pity I am finishing such a good four days sitting
and waiting for x-rays on my knee and ankle
in hospital


Mate - hope...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,224
Posted By AusGoFar
Bloody great weekend. Thanks Nev for booking...

Bloody great weekend. Thanks Nev for booking the room, heater and electric blanket running all night - not exactly true ADV style - some might say soft.

Did some pretty crude putting...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,224
Posted By AusGoFar
The Delegate - McKillops via Bonang is a top...

The Delegate - McKillops via Bonang is a top track.


Did it with Richo360 and JDeks a while back

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=979255&highlight=ausgofar
Forum: Australia 05-11-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,224
Posted By AusGoFar
Any room for 2 more. Jdek's movies got me...

Any room for 2 more.

Jdek's movies got me convinced and Bruce's keen as well.


Plan to trailer and ride Friday night, and hopefully hooking up with the Melb crew Sat morning (orbost) and...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By AusGoFar
[QUOTE=richo360;26523968]AGF, Id reckon being...

[QUOTE=richo360;26523968]AGF, Id reckon being judicious with the right hand you could get 240 out of a tank?

Same - 240 is the most ill get with normal/conservative riding. Good effort to get...
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By AusGoFar
Hey Allan Ive heard on the forum, alot of...

Hey Allan

Ive heard on the forum, alot of blokes kept the plug and replaced the bike attached to it.
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By AusGoFar
Fuel

Same - Very consistently 20 kms per litre - probably could get 25 ks + a litre if i put a sail up in a tail wind, and pumped the tyres up to 50lb.
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By AusGoFar
Richo - Whats the most kms you reckon from the...

Richo - Whats the most kms you reckon from the standard 12l. ?
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By AusGoFar
Which model

Ive had the 2008 690, and currently have the 2012. I can tell you the extra 50 cc does make a significant difference, with a much sweeter torque curve. I was very happy with my sus on the 2008...
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