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Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 233,446
Posted By flinders_72
Actually (and I've never owned a KLR by the way)...

Actually (and I've never owned a KLR by the way) if you put the Aldi plastic guards in hot water and wedge them out with a stick you can mould them to suit fat legs. The 2 I bought were same size but...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 233,446
Posted By flinders_72
The Aldi cam has a 3 year warranty instead of 12...

The Aldi cam has a 3 year warranty instead of 12 months for the one in your link. IMO important when you're buying cheap stuff. Of course, if you crash then your camera isn't covered which is the...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,736
Posted By flinders_72
I've been riding on the road off and on for 36...

I've been riding on the road off and on for 36 years and never had my helmet checked for anything. I recently bought some stuff from the US and thought damn it I'll get them to throw in a helmet as...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 461,735
Posted By flinders_72
2kg?

2kg?
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 233,446
Posted By flinders_72
There was a heap of stuff left at Aldi Horsham...

There was a heap of stuff left at Aldi Horsham (Vic) at closing time tonight (Saturday). It actually looked like none of it had been touched.

Just be aware that if you pick up the video cam...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By flinders_72
It does look awesome but how could you take...

It does look awesome but how could you take something that looks so good into the dirt? I'd leave it sitting in the living room.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-19-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,536
Posted By flinders_72
Looks nice without the stickers, looks better and...

Looks nice without the stickers, looks better and more trad with.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,560
Posted By flinders_72
Lots of Rsoles out there. I realise it's not...

Lots of Rsoles out there. I realise it's not always practical but if someone seems genuine and they're not too far away I'll meet them at their place and they can take the bike for a test from there.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-11-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,912
Posted By flinders_72
My second bike was a Bighorn. It was like your...

My second bike was a Bighorn. It was like your wrist was connected directly to the rear wheel. You turned the wrist and it just pulled like stink. Awesome torque!

Handling was non-existant.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-30-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,222
Posted By flinders_72
I had a DT250E back in the day and the stock...

I had a DT250E back in the day and the stock muffler was terribly restrictive. I swear it felt like twice the engine power with the muffler off and as above, it'd rev out nicely. I changed over to a...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By flinders_72
Isn't that why we have remote reservoir shocks,...

Isn't that why we have remote reservoir shocks, because the oil thins out as it gets hotter? Yes I realise shocks aren't forks but you know...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By flinders_72
Is anyone surprised this has been kept a secret?...

Is anyone surprised this has been kept a secret? $$$
Forum: 2 smokers 10-25-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By flinders_72
Looks like a DT400e or possibly f model. I had...

Looks like a DT400e or possibly f model. I had the 250e version back in the day and it was a great trail, ride around town and ride to school and work bike. A do it all bike. The 400 should be just...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,194
Posted By flinders_72
Better still popping corn and microwave...

Better still popping corn and microwave...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-23-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 316,189
Posted By flinders_72
Needs more cowbell

Needs more cowbell
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
Posted By flinders_72
I also have the Fly Trekker (bought from...

I also have the Fly Trekker (bought from Revzilla) and I like it apart from the face shield, which doesn't get completely out of the way when in the up position.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By flinders_72
That looks like a lot of fun. Great job!

That looks like a lot of fun. Great job!
Forum: 2 smokers 10-03-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 79,827
Posted By flinders_72
That makes sense - I used to ride my IT425G on...

That makes sense - I used to ride my IT425G on the road to get from home to all the good riding spots. Even lost my licence for speeding on it! It didn't have the 425 sticker so I told the cop it was...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By flinders_72
However, a 10 minute trip and $10 spent at an...

However, a 10 minute trip and $10 spent at an auto parts store might save a couple of hours of frustration and possibly a trip to the auto parts store and $10 anyway. But sure, check the bulbs first.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-02-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 79,827
Posted By flinders_72
All blue in Aus from memory. I've never seen a...

All blue in Aus from memory. I've never seen a white one but love it from the above pics. White seems to suit a lot of bikes.

I reckon the headlight in those pics is different (smaller) to what we...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By flinders_72
Flasher units are cheap ($10 or so) at places...

Flasher units are cheap ($10 or so) at places like Supercheap so why not buy one and if that's not the problem you'll have a spare.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,649
Posted By flinders_72
Is that a 450SS? My brother had a 450SS and...

Is that a 450SS? My brother had a 450SS and that's what I remember it to look like, complete with left side rear brake and right side gears. What I'd give for that bike now...

I went riding muddy...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-24-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 26,413
Posted By flinders_72
IMO the best looking bikes ever built.

IMO the best looking bikes ever built.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-20-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By flinders_72
Great job and IMO it'd sell plenty if sold today....

Great job and IMO it'd sell plenty if sold today. Looks like she'd be a great around town bike.
Forum: Australia 09-14-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 233,446
Posted By flinders_72
Having bought a Karcher a couple of weeks ago...

Having bought a Karcher a couple of weeks ago Aldi comes up with this.

https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/saturday-14-september-2013/saturday-detail-wk37/ps/p/high-pressure-cleaner-2400w/
Forum: 2 smokers 09-11-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By flinders_72
Two of my brothers had Cappra's and they were...

Two of my brothers had Cappra's and they were weapons. Great lookers as well. I'm sure you'll have a lot of fun with the resto and riding.
Forum: Australia 09-08-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,770
Posted By flinders_72
Me too

Me too
Forum: Australia 09-03-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,770
Posted By flinders_72
I also owned an IT425G, the model following your...

I also owned an IT425G, the model following your pic, and while it's my favourite ever bike I don't think it's pivotal. I'd take it back in a heartbeat.
Forum: Australia 09-02-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,770
Posted By flinders_72
I owned a Bighorn. It was a torquemonster but...

I owned a Bighorn. It was a torquemonster but handled like a brick. I also owned a DT250E. I reckon the DT's were a pivotal bike. Also owned the first GSX Suzuki (still have it).
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By flinders_72
Got these today, cheap, very comfy and zippers...

Got these today, cheap, very comfy and zippers and air flow points everywhere.

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/2/6/9/51202/ITEM/Fly-Racing-Patrol-OTB-Pants.aspx
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 27,161
Posted By flinders_72
Got the Fly today and must say I'm impressed. My...

Got the Fly today and must say I'm impressed. My other helmet is a road helmet (Shark RSI) so I expected the Trekker to be noisier and more wind affected but it was neither, although it was a still...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,849
Posted By flinders_72
I grew up with 2 strokes and they weren't as much...

I grew up with 2 strokes and they weren't as much work as people make out. They're easy to pull apart and I used to do it for fun. Only once did I ever have to do it through necessity and that was...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By flinders_72
Thanks again Jake, best I have a look at the...

Thanks again Jake, best I have a look at the state of the rubber on mine. DT, the clamp was likely loose due to the rubber starting to harden but the part still looks ok and all I really needed to do...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 233,446
Posted By flinders_72
Aldi Horsham sold out of their bike gear within a...

Aldi Horsham sold out of their bike gear within a couple of days but they now have more stock. Helmets (surprisingly the L fitted my head perfectly), covers, paddock stands, tank bags, some gloves...
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By flinders_72
Talking Good stuff Jake. My spark doesn't seem quite that...

Good stuff Jake. My spark doesn't seem quite that intense, although I'm looking at in in daylight. Yep I washed it after the ride in the rain because the ride was on the dirt and it was covered in...
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By flinders_72
Thanks gents. I tried it with the air cleaner...

Thanks gents. I tried it with the air cleaner off, same deal. I emptied out the fuel tank and put in new fuel straight from the pump but no good. I charged the battery, no good. I tried it choke in,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,849
Posted By flinders_72
2014 Ktm Freeride 250R

Couldn't find this anywhere so apologies in advance.

"A two-stroke version of the Freeride concept will be launched in Italy next week, in a sportier package than the 350cc four-stroke incarnation...
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By flinders_72
Water got in?

Guys bit of a weird one here. Bike is a TE450. I was doing some maintenance on the bike after a ride in the rain and unfortunately the dog took a liking to the foam air filter, grabbed it while I was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,515
Posted By flinders_72
Old topic I know but my first bike was a Yam 100,...

Old topic I know but my first bike was a Yam 100, next a Suzuki TS250, a Kwaka 350, DT250 and then an IT425 - all 2 strokes. Sure they had powerbands but you got used to it.

The DT250 had a very...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,986
Posted By flinders_72
IT425 with longer legs. All the power you need,...

IT425 with longer legs. All the power you need, comfy seat...
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