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Forum: Racing 02-01-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 400,028
Posted By 1989dr750
Hdpe

HDPE has about 1/3 the density of aluminium and about 1/8 that of steel so you can make it plenty thick before it gets too heavy. I've made chain sliders and guards from it. Easy to work with and can...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-12-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 76,033
Posted By 1989dr750
thank you!

pure unadulterated bikeporn!!!

Thank you for being, doing and sharing!
Forum: Racing 05-21-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,208
Posted By 1989dr750
BTW, the site www.dakardantan.com is very useful...

BTW, the site www.dakardantan.com is very useful for any old Paris-Dakar info and pics
Forum: Racing 12-11-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 599,519
Posted By 1989dr750
Rossi on a Cagiva Mito 125? ...

Rossi on a Cagiva Mito 125?

[QUOTE=Motodisiac;14678275]In case you are bored, you can try to figure out who this guy is:
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 666,245
Posted By 1989dr750
how about a lovely new white DR650 which has a...

how about a lovely new white DR650 which has a low seat height sufficient power cheap perhaps a little thirsty
Forum: Racing 11-27-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By 1989dr750
done deal!

check results here>>>

http://www.roof-of-africa.com/index.php
Forum: Racing 08-20-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 76,782
Posted By 1989dr750
mooi man!!

mooi man!!
Forum: Racing 06-05-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,874
Posted By 1989dr750
This must be the first time Rossi misses a race...

This must be the first time Rossi misses a race ever - also I can't remember him crashing like that before? Is he perhaps proving himself human? Either way it's an interesting turn of events that may...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 359,412
Posted By 1989dr750
been riding skinny tyres on my '85 XR200 for some...

been riding skinny tyres on my '85 XR200 for some time and find that even in the softest of sand a skinny tyre with new tread runs better than a shagged wide tyre. It also seems to spin up much...
Forum: Racing 05-23-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,400
Posted By 1989dr750
I'm liking Lorenzo coming first...just to see...

I'm liking Lorenzo coming first...just to see what Vale does to match him!

And massive sombreros off to Nicky for putting a Ducati up there and with his consistency he may well be added to the...
Forum: Racing 04-23-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,208
Posted By 1989dr750
Plenty 2 strokes have finished over the years......

Plenty 2 strokes have finished over the years... including a 125! 40th overall went to Patrick Vallet on a Yamaha DT125 in 1984. A little street scrambler no less!!!...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 1,001,776
Posted By 1989dr750
Thanks, I've got that but it doesn't give detail...

Thanks, I've got that but it doesn't give detail beyond make - no model info nor race numbers (race numbers are useful to ID rider /bike if yo have a pic).
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-18-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 1,001,776
Posted By 1989dr750
Dakar race entry/result lists???

Anyone know where there are (mainly bikes) entry and or result lists for newer (1986 onwards) rallyes...older ones (1979 - 1985) are available on www.dakardantan.com. I am especially interested in...
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,284
Posted By 1989dr750
see me at Ryan's b-day party today

see me at Ryan's b-day party today
Forum: Racing 02-12-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 226,940
Posted By 1989dr750
If they cross train on a bike it probably is of...

If they cross train on a bike it probably is of the same brand they're racing so there is more brand exposure??
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,284
Posted By 1989dr750
Get rid of that friend asap! :D

Get rid of that friend asap! :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8,425
Views: 1,663,018
Posted By 1989dr750
what front fender have you fitted?

what front fender have you fitted?
Forum: Racing 12-01-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,190
Posted By 1989dr750
stretching = yoga

been doing yoga for some time and can really recommend it..the first time you go you think "I'm crap and the girls in the class think so too" by the time you've been doing it for some months you'll...
Forum: Racing 11-08-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 11,803
Posted By 1989dr750
the other 3 were all Yanks and all...

the other 3 were all Yanks and all ex-superbikers... welldone to them!
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 24,138
Posted By 1989dr750
lovely stuff - I've had a '85 XR200RF since '88...

lovely stuff - I've had a '85 XR200RF since '88 (as the second owner) and I intend keeping it! Plan on doing a rebuild soon - will keep you guys informed. Cheers from a sunny South Africa!
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 69,109
Posted By 1989dr750
OK, so what Shoei helmet is that and does it come...

OK, so what Shoei helmet is that and does it come in those colours as stock?
Forum: Racing 10-25-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,101
Posted By 1989dr750
You bet! It was a tough one - should Haga or...

You bet! It was a tough one - should Haga or Spies be champ? Eventually decided that it would be sweet if Haga did because of his history in superbikes and totally outrageous if Spies (rookie season...
Forum: Racing 10-25-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,356
Posted By 1989dr750
looks like the bike to have if you haven't the...

looks like the bike to have if you haven't the full factory Yammi or Honda is a KAWASAKI! Well done to Melandri! :)
Forum: Racing 08-19-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 147,417
Posted By 1989dr750
correct me if I'm wrong but this looks like the...

correct me if I'm wrong but this looks like the boot is the culprit - most modern boots have soft from new synthetic material just behind the achilles tendon area and low over the front of the leg so...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,858
Posted By 1989dr750
finally proof :D that it exists any pics?

finally proof :D that it exists

any pics?
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16,170
Views: 2,518,859
Posted By 1989dr750
Have a 1989 DR750 with 95000km - I am the 3rd...

Have a 1989 DR750 with 95000km - I am the 3rd owner. Busy sprucing it up a little. Shall show pics when done.
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By 1989dr750
Just busy fitting one to my Husky motard which...

Just busy fitting one to my Husky motard which will become a supersingle road racer over time. I hope to use the drag coefficient and other functions to monitor my progress as I remove the motard...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,732,058
Posted By 1989dr750
[quote=nachtflug]http://nachtflug.smugmug.com/phot...

[quote=nachtflug]http://nachtflug.smugmug.com/photos/156848160-L.jpg

What headlight is that?
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,268
Posted By 1989dr750
is 94hp enough? :)

got this somewhere on the net:

1998 European Season Ended
Our European season ended with a very nice 21yr old German lady named Katja Poensgen winning the championship riding a BMR-Suzuki. She...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 1,001,776
Posted By 1989dr750
reminder

Lovely stuff!
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,858
Posted By 1989dr750
thanks Wayne! So does anyone know Dick Burleson...

thanks Wayne!
So does anyone know Dick Burleson or have a way to contact him...he's our man it seems. If we could get some more info and pics on the bike......yummy! Guess I want one too!
Forum: Australia 09-06-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,876
Posted By 1989dr750
Those new BM's have seriously small tanks so we...

Those new BM's have seriously small tanks so we better hope there is a big aftermarket one available.

Also, the XR650 I was refering to was the watercooled one.
Forum: Australia 09-05-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,876
Posted By 1989dr750
Do you guys not get the Honda XR650 in Aus? They...

Do you guys not get the Honda XR650 in Aus? They sold them for a few years here in South Africa. They are still sold in USA I think.

Also, Tony would you please give us some info on the DR750/800...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,858
Posted By 1989dr750
found some more info and may be able to get a...

found some more info and may be able to get a pic.

It did have two brake discs up front.
Twin(side-by-side) headlamps.
Water-cooled parallel twin.
Reverse action kick-starter.
May have been...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,858
Posted By 1989dr750
Husqvarna 2-stroke twin???

Does anyone know about this bike or have photos/links? I read about it as a teen in the 80's. It was a parallel twin of 800cc intended for Paris-Dakar if memory serves me.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-23-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 1,001,776
Posted By 1989dr750
Pleaee tell us more Tony

Pleaee tell us more Tony
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2007, 02:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,469
Posted By 1989dr750
GSXR mods?

GREAT STUFF!!! what nods did they do the suspension of that GSXR?
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 61,353
Posted By 1989dr750
hi Stefan Are you not using one of your...

hi Stefan

Are you not using one of your ex-Dakar bikes for racing?

what modifications were done to the motor? What is the bore and stroke size? I notice you have a jeat shiled between the...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 33,272
Posted By 1989dr750
XL125 - DT125 both finishers!

Honda XL125 has finished before!
Yamaha DT125 has finished before!
Forum: Racing 01-25-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 80,467
Posted By 1989dr750
Annie Seel website

www.rallyprincess.com (http://www.rallyprincess.com)
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