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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-08-2015, 04:27 AM
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Views: 399,112
Posted By Robbo60
Hey Graham, it's not worth the argument. I'm sure...

Hey Graham, it's not worth the argument. I'm sure these guys are qualified engineers and have spoken to Yamaha to get the low down on the ST design brief. It matters not that in almost every facet of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-07-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3,219
Views: 399,112
Posted By Robbo60
Yes, I came around the bend following my son to...

Yes, I came around the bend following my son to this view of my mate in the mud it was SO effin funny!!!! Pure GOLD
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-07-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3,219
Views: 399,112
Posted By Robbo60
Absolutely, the Yamaha Super Tenere should NEVER...

Absolutely, the Yamaha Super Tenere should NEVER be used anywhere other than smooth pavement, totally useless on dirt, especially any steep rocky hills.
(sadly, no vid of steep rocky hills to hand...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-07-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 55,101
Posted By Robbo60
Good job!! 43,000k on mine now; I hope it...

Good job!!
43,000k on mine now; I hope it doesn't fail. I change the diff oil after every trip as it gets punished a bit.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Yes please! But I'd be a bit concerned about the...

Yes please! But I'd be a bit concerned about the guys on the 690R's and the 1190R's :rofl (I hope they don't see this 😉)

I have mapped a 4 day trip to do Old Grafton Road, leave Jerry's at Kulnura...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Really? On the vid the sound is terrible,...

Really? On the vid the sound is terrible, currently trying an ext mic to get it better but it is overwhelmed by the wind noise, had the mic in a few diff places but so far no joy :(

The exh is a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
It's ok Pluric, go right ahead. Last time I was...

It's ok Pluric, go right ahead.
Last time I was in the pub there were lots of firm twin X chromosome rears and at least one firm front☺️
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
TKC 80 F Pirelli scorpion rally R F has...

TKC 80 F
Pirelli scorpion rally R

F has been Kenda Big Block several times
R has been E 09 and now E 10 (untried by me, brand new)

I search out the hardest rears I can find.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
A couple of recent rides

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<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-18-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Glenn, I have sent you a PM. We have a private...

Glenn,
I have sent you a PM. We have a private group Facebook site where we share pics, video, lies, etc. We have people of all abilities from near learners to current EX MotoGP racer (great guy!)....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-18-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Thank you gents!! Glenn, the ribs are just...

Thank you gents!!

Glenn, the ribs are just fine, don't give them a thought, the leg is still quite sore from time to time. I now wear Sidi Crossfire SRS boots and they are awesome. We did 70% dirt...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Thank you Ron. The only reason I started an...

Thank you Ron. The only reason I started an investigation is because it has recently developed a rolling 'rumble' during deceleration. It is more felt rather than heard. I have 90k on ST's (a 2010...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Hello, not sure which ST thread to post in so...

Hello, not sure which ST thread to post in so I'll try this one too, I was SWAMPED with a tsunami of responses on the other thread..... :(

I'll try to keep to the facts here and leave out any...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,730
Posted By Robbo60
Hi Graham, Thank You!! I have read the...

Hi Graham,

Thank You!!

I have read the service manual and clearly the Middle Gear backlash is out of spec by a fair margin even without reaching for the dial gauge.
Fortunately the backlash is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,730
Posted By Robbo60
Drive line slop

Hello,

This is my second ST, #1 died after a collision with an Emu, it had about 50k on the clock. This ST is a 2013 with now about 40k on the clock.
It has developed a faint grinding feel on a...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By Robbo60
Thank you all so much! The bike has 8 months...

Thank you all so much!

The bike has 8 months rego and I found out this is worth around a $240 to $300 refund which includes the CTP, so rego & CTP in Qld is pretty cheap!
But I think I'll just...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By Robbo60
Live in NSW, want to Buy bike from Qld

Hello,

Hope someone can shed some light on this. Various discussions with NSW RMS and Qld DMR only cloud the issue.
I want to buy a second hand bike from a dealer in Qld advertised at a 'ride...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Yes. Emu taken out but visible at the end of...

Yes.

Emu taken out but visible at the end of this slow mo.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pyjvg_wEAs
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
It's just a standard format provided in iMovie. I...

It's just a standard format provided in iMovie. I doubt I'll be doing any real worthwhile movies, it requires too much fart arse'in around for me.
One of my mates, Jimmy, does awesome productions. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-15-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Our Australian Outback Production Trailer ...

Our Australian Outback Production Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCROXgDKG78
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 55,101
Posted By Robbo60
The Bike is at Sydney City Smash Repairs but I...

The Bike is at Sydney City Smash Repairs but I have spoken to the insurer and they agree to let me get it taken to my local guy, Steve at Caringbah M/C.
My mate will pick it up from SCSR tomorrow...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 55,101
Posted By Robbo60
Cry Just got an email from inmate Robbo60 who is...

Just got an email from inmate Robbo60 who is currently outback on his S10. Here's a quote:
"Currently in Tibooburra on our outback adventure. The bracket on the steering head for the crap at the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
I ran 25psi front and rear on the 4,000...

I ran 25psi front and rear on the 4,000 kilometres of dirt we did, no science wasted in determining that number, just seemed like not too little and not too much!
Red Hill probably changes a LOT...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Yes 1st time to Red Hill for us. BTW several...

Yes 1st time to Red Hill for us. BTW several 4WD's tried and failed this hill. We had to wait an hour before they gave up and buggered off. I have heard 1200 class bikes do not do Big Red, given a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Yes very happy indeed but my mate is same with...

Yes very happy indeed but my mate is same with his XC800 and another 2 with their 1190R's, and several others with their 690R's, they are all awesome bikes. I know that doesn't help.....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Playing on Red Hill ...

Playing on Red Hill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozd-EZRfpNI
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
The only genuine dune i rode on was Red Hill. If...

The only genuine dune i rode on was Red Hill. If I hit the bottom of the slope in 3rd in the top half of the rev range it fair flew up the dune and at the top I could throttle down a bit and travel...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By Robbo60
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2469...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24692489&postcount=24055

5 set out but only 4 came back......

I had a fantastic trip, in fact I can say we all had a fantastic trip. Unfortunately...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,923
Posted By Robbo60
I bought a multi outlet thing from Aldi that has...

I bought a multi outlet thing from Aldi that has a 500mm lead with cig lighter plug at one end and the box at the other, it has 3 cig lighter outlets and 2 USB outlets. Put the box in tank bag,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-25-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Hi Glenn, 30 minutes out of White Cliffs,...

Hi Glenn,

30 minutes out of White Cliffs, heading North East into the sunrise at 7:30am.
(yes I know but unlike Roos, Emu's do not operate by the clock)
I have video of the whole thing but am...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
My Outback Adventure

http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee361/robbo60/OZ%20Outback%20Adventure%202014/P7030477.jpg (http://s1224.photobucket.com/user/robbo60/media/OZ%20Outback%20Adventure%202014/P7030477.jpg.html) The...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-17-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Oh OK. Std filters are almost always best but I...

Oh OK.
Std filters are almost always best but I cannot clean a std on a 14 day outback run in bull dust. I cleaned the K&N twice using their clean and re oil kit, each time the dowstream side of the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Oh and I will be buying the best compression suit...

Oh and I will be buying the best compression suit I can find. The trauma docs agree with one of these On I would not have 4 broken ribs and a collapsed lung, ( the lung is nearly better!! Yay!!)
If...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-17-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Thanks Glenn and others for your kind notes. I...

Thanks Glenn and others for your kind notes. I will be just fine, can't wait to get back on the bike!!
Yes the EMU was huge, the boys have video from my head cam, I think the EMU and I were equal...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
ECU Unleashed. They asked and I told them: K&N...

ECU Unleashed. They asked and I told them:
K&N filter
Arrow Full System
No idle or redline change

I generally use 95 RON but outback you can only get 91 RON.
(Std ULP gasoline)
Buggered if I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-17-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
i don't have a PC nor does it feel like i need...

i don't have a PC nor does it feel like i need one, it seems perfect to me, strong power and acceleration everywhere and the fuelling is clean, hiccup free, 1st gear clutch out u turns are easy.
My...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
Flashed ST v's .......

Just completed 12 days of a 14 day outback adventure in OZ.
Over 4,000 klm of dirt and sand and sand hills.
My ST has Arrow full system, K&N filter and ECU reflash. Mates own LC GS's and KTM 1190...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
My ST is about 35,000 kays young. It has Ohlins...

My ST is about 35,000 kays young. It has Ohlins shock and Teknik massaged forks, ARROW full ti system, K&N filter and ECU reflashed to suit the full system.
2 mates own KTM 1190's one has the R the...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By Robbo60
ROB's OUTBACK ODYSSEY TOUR

ROOT.

Back in Jan this year I started a thread titled:
Easter Outback Adventure or Vic High Country?

It had a great response and recieved a great deal of valuable advice.

Jdeks,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 28,472
Views: 5,801,794
Posted By Robbo60
I have my ECU with the shop right now. ECU...

I have my ECU with the shop right now. ECU Unleashed in southern Sydney. Hope to pick it up Thursday and ride this W/E.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
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