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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 03:08 AM
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Posted By Harvey Krumpet
:roflNice combo ADVrich. Playing on the trailie...

:roflNice combo ADVrich. Playing on the trailie gives you the skills to keep the TDM moving forward & be happy loose on the gravel.
The TDM shares it's lodgings with a DT230 & Gasgas Randonne. Never...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
How do the profiles match?

How do the profiles match?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Concur with the off road ability. I'm constantly...

Concur with the off road ability. I'm constantly amazed how well the bike copes on the rough and responds when you stand up. Some Tenere DNA in there somewhere.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I had an MT 90 AT front and Shinko 705 rear on...

I had an MT 90 AT front and Shinko 705 rear on for a few thousand k's. The profiles did not match, ran off the front before the rear but just allowed for this with my riding. Loved the Pirelli, great...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Dunno. T'was the big smile lounging on the rear...

Dunno. T'was the big smile lounging on the rear of the TDM during vigorous swervery & scenic tourery which got my better half on to her own bike.
She tells me what bike racing is on telly now....
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 60,466
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I have my Dad down under for a holiday, happy...

I have my Dad down under for a holiday, happy days. He is trying to import his 93 CRM 250 into NZ but due to a dodgy logistics guy it's apparently sat on the wharf in Bremerharven.
Any hoo. Beside...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Exacary why we got it. I cut my teeth on a DT...

Exacary why we got it.
I cut my teeth on a DT 175 and still regard them as awesome wee trail bikes.
The Randonne is to teach my G/F (and me) balance, throttle control etc. The deal is half an hour...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
We have a 125 Randonne due to arrive this week....

We have a 125 Randonne due to arrive this week. Road registered & WOF'd.

I thought the 200 might be a bit intimidating power wise.

I read, heard or dreamed that they will do 173ml's to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
:roflIt most certainly was not intentional. Since...

:roflIt most certainly was not intentional. Since I rode it last somebody had dumped and graded quite a few tons of gravel. I'm waiting for the 4wd's to scrub it before I head that way again. And...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-02-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Eerie. I'm thinking of putting a KLR in the shed....

Eerie. I'm thinking of putting a KLR in the shed. The new ones look exceedingly useable. But. A recent experience riding 25km's of 4 to 8 inch deep gravel & dust on the TDM caused me to think harder....
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2,972
Views: 569,661
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Ditto. What a sleeper!:clap

Ditto. What a sleeper!:clap
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Linear nails it. I'm not used to that with 2t's....

Linear nails it. I'm not used to that with 2t's. No fire works just more power and a greater appetite for revs. It gets into & out of corners obscenely quick.

Bang on with the CRM, too. Both bikes...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
The DT has airbox mods already so I need to check...

The DT has airbox mods already so I need to check the carb before I make any changes. No top end hit or step up but plenty of power, catches me out on the loose when it starts to wheelie or light the...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Ouch. Adding a CRM 93 MKII to the stable very...

Ouch. Adding a CRM 93 MKII to the stable very soon.
On the bright side I know the top end was pulled down last year & is mint.

Our DT does some big miles on the highway with a constant...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 04:01 AM
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Views: 569,661
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup. Extreme is appropriate.

Yup. Extreme is appropriate.
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Does not appear to be any restriction in the...

Does not appear to be any restriction in the header on the DT. It's normally a washer brazed in.
They are obviously compromised. And redeemable.:evil
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Motormail, can you expand on the performance...

Motormail, can you expand on the performance difference with the needle & jetting mods? Our bike pulls from nothing but lacks a top end hit. It's a linear build up to 7500 - 8000rpm & then tapers...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I ain't got around to it yet. Please keep us...

I ain't got around to it yet. Please keep us informed.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-21-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 759,749
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Love your work!:clap

Love your work!:clap
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
A crispy zinger? Only ever applied that to the...

A crispy zinger? Only ever applied that to the after effects of curry & tequila.:freaky
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 04:29 AM
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Views: 569,661
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Wow. Flown down there a few times in cattle class...

Wow. Flown down there a few times in cattle class & it is stunning. But that is, er, wow. Done some riding on old gold trails out of Queenstown, too. Yeah, wow.:clap
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Chur. That's some very interestin info right...

Chur. That's some very interestin info right there. I will put the numbers to JP parts & get a quote.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-08-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
That is a very tasty MkI Jumaji.

That is a very tasty MkI Jumaji.
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Very cool! Very cool shed, too.

Very cool! Very cool shed, too.
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup. I have similar memories. A lot of bike in a...

Yup. I have similar memories. A lot of bike in a little package.

When I de-restricted my KMX 125 it went from 12hp to 30+hp. Whoa!

Riding the DT I'm regulerly reminded that such versatile & fun...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 850,879
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup, thank you. Broadened my awareness off mental...

Yup, thank you. Broadened my awareness off mental health issues.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Uneven tire wear has been on the block for awhile...

Uneven tire wear has been on the block for awhile & road camber seems to be the main culprit. Funny thing is for myself that I ride left handers harder than right handers. More grip pushing into the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 180,435
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Excellent, some big bikes getting hung out there....

Excellent, some big bikes getting hung out there.
Spotted Cone'an the Destroyer, too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Just a lateral interlude on the screen v mirror...

Just a lateral interlude on the screen v mirror conversation.
I broke one of my original mirrors in a glacially paced off in the garage one day & replaced the pair with bar end mirrors, cheap ones....
Forum: Trials 09-15-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 141,287
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Concur. Look how many of those girls were...

Concur.
Look how many of those girls were inspired by their dads & given the opportunity to ride a bike which did not physically intimidate.
Trials bikes look like toys until you really start to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I had an MT90 on the front and indeed you have a...

I had an MT90 on the front and indeed you have a keen eye. I would run off the front before the shinko rear. Never caused any issues, the tire is very grippy wet or dry. I just reined in my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 180,435
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Oh, that was good. On a lot of levels. Thanks...

Oh, that was good. On a lot of levels.
Thanks for the inspiration.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 850,879
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Bruce Anstey. He went back out and won the next...

Bruce Anstey. He went back out and won the next race.
Absolutely nuts!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 759,749
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
:clapExcellent. I have spent the last two years...

:clapExcellent. I have spent the last two years getting my G/F to a point where I don't worry if she rides on her own. She's on a 2t trailie & is learning how to ride on all surfaces. A great...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Used JP twice now and had sterling service....

Used JP twice now and had sterling service. Delivery time was astonishing. Did you submit your part numbers for a quote?
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,952
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I came across that catalogue / site looking for a...

I came across that catalogue / site looking for a replacement indicator flasher thingy Low Brow. The high beam & indicator bulbs had blown so in my quest to replace them the rubber housing for the...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,972
Views: 569,661
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Ditto. Road racing is a unique spectacle IMHO. ...

Ditto. Road racing is a unique spectacle IMHO.
Some say you can see their "Kahunas" from space.:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 37,335
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
How well does you hair & copper nymph float?:evil...

How well does you hair & copper nymph float?:evil

Just discovered this thread and your post will lead to the rest of it. Used to scour Scotland for trout & sea trout on an XT 350. Wonderful years.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-11-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3,415
Views: 980,036
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Some trip MB, looking forward to the rest of your...

Some trip MB, looking forward to the rest of your vids.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 759,749
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup. Great fun vid. The dog has a huge edge in...

Yup. Great fun vid. The dog has a huge edge in the tight stuff but lacks top end.
Love your work.
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