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Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:03 PM
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Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
The old 4 stroke nationals sound interesting, we...

The old 4 stroke nationals sound interesting, we had the Thumper Nats around that time but I don't remember much about them.

I have only just started to look back trying to find info on some of...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
You would think so, but the Husky TE610 never...

You would think so, but the Husky TE610 never sold very well.:D

Oh and you forgot never needing to put a spanner on it, just oil, fuel and tyres.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10,955
Views: 2,335,801
Posted By tHEtREV
Yeah they are sold as a kit by Kawasaki here for...

Yeah they are sold as a kit by Kawasaki here for $700 Aud, and contains all the gaskets, piston and cylinder everything you need for the conversion.

From memory it gave a noticeable improvement to...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
Both overweight and over priced. The Tenere...

Both overweight and over priced.

The Tenere cost about as much as a 690, but it still has damper rod forks?

I often wonder if Yamaha keep hearing that people want a WR450R and keep saying "But...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
That is pretty impressive, beating riders with...

That is pretty impressive, beating riders with years of race experience on dedicated and properly prepared race bikes on a trail bike on your first two times out.

You must be a gun rider.

You...
Forum: Australia Today, 03:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 803
Posted By tHEtREV
I like to carry a zip lock bag with any over the...

I like to carry a zip lock bag with any over the counter medication I think I may want in it.

Some other shit has made it's way in there too, but mainly stuff I may need in a hurry and I always...
Forum: Australia Today, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18,045
Views: 2,173,905
Posted By tHEtREV
This may be old or something, but this came up...

This may be old or something, but this came up while I was looking at a vid of the guy on the 690 doing the C to C.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/DHQRZXM-4xI"...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
So they can get a boner?

So they can get a boner?
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 28,024
Posted By tHEtREV
Pegs? No, that's illegal. Soapbox? Yes.:lol3...

Pegs? No, that's illegal.

Soapbox? Yes.:lol3

No I do stand up on the pegs, and that's why I'm not mentioned in the Guinness book of records.

They were willing to overlook the fact that I had...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
Ester oils make my clutch very grabby on the 640....

Ester oils make my clutch very grabby on the 640.

I have to use cheaper non ester synthetic oils.:norton
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 28,024
Posted By tHEtREV
As much as I agree this thread should just be...

As much as I agree this thread should just be about this guy and this ride, I think someone should quash all this official record talk.

Guinness won't touch it because he is braking laws, and they...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10,955
Views: 2,335,801
Posted By tHEtREV
Quick question that I'm sure would have been...

Quick question that I'm sure would have been covered before.

Does fitting a Mikuni TM33/34 carb to a 250 adversely effect fuel economy much?

My KLX will be used for everyday riding as well as...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
Should really be sorted on any bike regardless of...

Should really be sorted on any bike regardless of price after that long.:1drink

But then again, I would just fix it and not complain about it like I did with other bikes it has happened to.

And...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
Montesa really hates KTMs doesn't he. :lol3 ...

Montesa really hates KTMs doesn't he. :lol3

One must have picked on him as a child.:deal
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 28,024
Posted By tHEtREV
Bloody close now, he is on the sticky outy bit.

Bloody close now, he is on the sticky outy bit.
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By tHEtREV
Considering I was just starting school when you...

Considering I was just starting school when you had your (second) last ticket, I got nothing.:lol3

My wife had never lost a point until we moved to Brisbane under three years ago... There all gone...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 28,024
Posted By tHEtREV
Does anyone else feel guilty when they watch a...

Does anyone else feel guilty when they watch a thread like this and think I'm tired, I might go to bed...?
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 28,024
Posted By tHEtREV
Some one said the Rigg rd earlier and I just...

Some one said the Rigg rd earlier and I just accepted it as fact.:norton

I didn't look that hard at the route because I was more interested in where has was.
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 28,024
Posted By tHEtREV
I'm pretty sure it has been done faster than...

I'm pretty sure it has been done faster than that, the record Phill and Bill went after was TK's and so they followed the same route.

They could have done it quicker if the skipped the Gunbarrel...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 28,024
Posted By tHEtREV
I'm fine riding on my own, it's just the stopping...

I'm fine riding on my own, it's just the stopping on my own my mind starts wandering back to every movie I have ever seen where campers and people beside the road get ummmm....:lol3

Can't say I...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By tHEtREV
I somehow missed that thread, thanks for that. ...

I somehow missed that thread, thanks for that.

Anyway, I think a standard out of the create bike might be a bit boring for a hypothetical build, the CB125e has been done, for the moment my...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By tHEtREV
Wasn't the 150 suggested on page 1? I had a...

Wasn't the 150 suggested on page 1?

I had a look at one a few weeks ago and it didn't look to bad.
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By tHEtREV
That is pretty much what I was thinking for one...

That is pretty much what I was thinking for one option.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10,955
Views: 2,335,801
Posted By tHEtREV
The only thing I have ever seen them check on an...

The only thing I have ever seen them check on an engine is the engine number, never the capacity.

I'm about 95% sure it is legal though, but I'm about 99.9% sure no one would ever question...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10,955
Views: 2,335,801
Posted By tHEtREV
My front is a 14t, but I'm thinking it may be...

My front is a 14t, but I'm thinking it may be screaming a tad on the highway, but I'm thinking the 40t may be a bit to much the other way.

The 40t is on an old wheel I have set up for riding to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10,955
Views: 2,335,801
Posted By tHEtREV
Headlight from my Gas Gas, just grabbed whatever...

Headlight from my Gas Gas, just grabbed whatever I had laying around to get it through roadworthy.

When I got it all the road legal stuff was missing, but the wiring was unmolested.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
Nothing, there were some quite normal people...

Nothing, there were some quite normal people there, my wife has several reptiles, no tattoos, normal hair and no piercings.

But some of the people.:huh



The problem with that is when they...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10,955
Views: 2,335,801
Posted By tHEtREV
The chain guard is actually from a NSR150, the...

The chain guard is actually from a NSR150, the strip is so I could bolt it on, and it is only there because it is mandatory for a roadworthy inspection here.

It will come of in about an hour or so...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10,955
Views: 2,335,801
Posted By tHEtREV
I got mine registered yesterday. ...

I got mine registered yesterday.

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x288/trevshow/IMG_1342_zpsec6e4d46.jpg

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x288/trevshow/IMG_1341_zps2292d23e.jpg

It has...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
You sure? The pics that Krabil posted looked like...

You sure? The pics that Krabil posted looked like the same old rubber lines except for the bit with the SS braiding exposed, and if I didn't see that I would have thought they were rubber.

I know...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
This thread is at its best when being hijacked,...

This thread is at its best when being hijacked, people get to shitty trying to defend there bikes it seems.:becca

And on that not, I just got back from a reptile show (wife wanted to go, she is a...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,715
Views: 447,158
Posted By tHEtREV
:rofl Looks like I may have forgotten a very...

:rofl

Looks like I may have forgotten a very important three letter word near the start of that sentence.:cry

I'll just change that now.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,397
Posted By tHEtREV
Very easy to do on the longer posts.

Very easy to do on the longer posts.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
:huh You truly are a moron.

:huh

You truly are a moron.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
Wow.:huh This is going to be hard, but I...

Wow.:huh

This is going to be hard, but I will try and dumb it down even further.

The reason you don't understand the full workings of the brake system is because you do not have the training...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
So the rest of my post went way over your head...

So the rest of my post went way over your head did it?

Not surprising really.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,397
Posted By tHEtREV
Didn't fully read his post did you.:lol3

Didn't fully read his post did you.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
No, you leave your brake fluid as it is please. ...

No, you leave your brake fluid as it is please.

I can't see how it would be a bad thing for the gene pool if you take yourself out in a fiery crash when your brakes fail from all the corroded...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
That's because it is foreign built hunk of shit! ...

That's because it is foreign built hunk of shit!

If that bike was built in the good old US and of A or Japan it wouldn't have happened.

You should get a Davidson or a Buell, not those foreign...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 434,572
Posted By tHEtREV
OK just caught up, and on the brake fluid thing...

OK just caught up, and on the brake fluid thing I'd like to add that it should be changed because of heat cycling as well.

It gets bloody hot, and those bikes don't hold much fluid.

And I have...
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