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Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Thumbs down Steering head bearing....

That sounds like my bike before the steering head bearings were replaced. Supamanaint is on the money as usual I reckon.... Last ride before replacement it was a bitch to get off straight ahead, put...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Eh? Otr $$$$$$$$$

John, thanks for posting that. OTR gear is in my experience always good, but pricey! I was curious why you had to drill the frame mount out if it was specifically for an XTR. Made me wonder whether...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Thumb XT Dyno, will post.

Bike is going to Dalby on Friday. They want it for a week.... Funny that Hartley didn't know what is was when he's a Yamaha dealer! Will post all the Dyno print outs on here when they are done....
Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Question Steering Damper & Power Commander

Awesome work on the steering damper John! Can you give us an idea on whether it is specifically for the XT660 or have you adapted it from another bike's spec? And could you give an indication of how...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Cry XTZ to continue, XTR goooone

The word from the local dealer is that they just aren't selling enough XTRs to justify continuing to import them, but they will keep selling XTZ Teneres. I thought that $11,500 was on the high side,...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Eh? Last XT660Rs for Oz

My mate from the local Yamaha dealership called me today asking if I wanted one of the last XTRs available in Australia. Apparently they have a few (1 blue, 2 black) brand new 2012 built bikes...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Ha ha, Ohlins is on the list Supamanaint... And...

Ha ha, Ohlins is on the list Supamanaint... And BTW appreciate your help :-)
Forum: Australia 03-11-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Cry Busted fuel pump

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/k600/weeboneman/Mobile%20Uploads/XTfuelpump_zpsed63b2ee.jpg (http://s1117.photobucket.com/user/weeboneman/media/Mobile%20Uploads/XTfuelpump_zpsed63b2ee.jpg.html)
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Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By boneman660
Thumb 9300km, good stuff...

Like I say, I'm a recent Kenda convert.... Bet you are too :evil
Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,276
Posted By boneman660
Talking WR250R Adventurising

Just found this in the latest Trailzone magazine. Lots of good ideas for making a WR250R adventure-ready. :freaky
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Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By boneman660
Talking I like Kendas

How many kays?
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,276
Posted By boneman660
Question Dr-z 400...

You might be onto something, lots of guys are adventurising their DRZ400s. Good size & versatile for a beginner... :1drink
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,276
Posted By boneman660
Eh? Big Bike Bullshit....

There are plenty of small-bore adventurised bikes out there. A couple of years back I ran into a chick riding a WR250R in the APC Rally. And Sean-o's young fella Zac-o does very farking well on his...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,039
Posted By boneman660
Thumb Great day, great photos theTrev.

Well, the boy & I just got back from Enduro-X, and I now have a new favourite form of motorcycle racing. Loved it! The fact that you could get so close to the action was also a major plus. My son...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Talking XT660R fan

I'm a fan. Great all round bike, nothing else like it at the price I reckon. I've ordered an MT-09, but every time I ride the XT it puts a smile on my face...

Nth NSW Mountains...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Talking Cheers Woop!

No problems Dave. Between the coke bottle & gravity, easy done for no cost. Just thought I'd share the solution with youse. :D
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Eh? Oil Change (messy frame oil)

Hi guys,

Just doing the 15,000km oil change. Every other time I've done it oil pisses out all over the front guard & tyre. Here's my solution:

1. Use a hole saw to cut a hole on either side of...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Talking Cheers Robo $225 sounds like a good deal

Cheers Robo,

The bike is a looker, the only thing I don't like is the 1980s swingarm. Would love to swap it for a Tenere one.

Just love riding it. :freaky
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Thumb Cheers Robo...

Thanks mate,

I see they are US$195 with (WTF) $1000 shipping... Do you know what they were landed? I'd be keen to join the LED club... Just about to do the 15,000km service. It has not missed a...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Question Spot Lights...

Motormail,

Can you tell me about the spotlights that you've got on your XT? Especially how you have mounted them. I live rural, and drive thru Roo-infested farmland as I commute home, bit of extra...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,203
Posted By boneman660
Question Do you just want to come on Saturday Chef?

That's my old play ground I don't think I can make a over night ride yet (still unpacking) but can lead you to some good spots to ride if you want? I lived at doon doon for four years[/QUOTE]

Come...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,203
Posted By boneman660
Talking Jesse, route to Byron...

A bit off topic but, Boneman which route are you taking to Byron?
Jesse[/QUOTE]

Hi Jesse. I am slabbing to Warwick to meet my mate, Killarney, Condamine River Rd, Border ranges Ntl Park, Kyogle,...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,203
Posted By boneman660
Thumb G'day & welcome to Toowoomba

Hi mate, yep as BigDaddee says, I do both ADV rides on the 660 & lots of trail rides (including Dalby Moto) with the boy on his DRZ70 while I try to keep up with him on my WR. :D

The TMCC is a...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,691
Posted By boneman660
Talking Gap Creek Farm Stay

Hi Troy, My son, one of my daughters & I were staying with Stricko & others last weekend. It was great! Highly recommended, kids & dads all had a great time. Check out the link: ...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,477
Posted By boneman660
Thumb Count me in!

Ryan,

I've had so many people do the right thing by me from ADVrider. List me for Qld, Toowoomba/Darling Downs. Have a trailer if that helps. Good on you for doing this! Boneman :freaky
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By boneman660
Thumb Nice one Jay!

[QUOTE=Wasca;22726505]Jay, I took the liberty of popping this video up on my Youtube channel until you get yours sorted.


AWESOME Jay, loved it, thanks for sharing! :freaky
Forum: Australia 11-06-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,591
Posted By boneman660
Question Epirb

Grab a small EPIRB & put it in your jacket pocket, do the same with your spot so you can activate that when you're at the bottom of the ravine & the GS is still at the top :evil
Forum: Australia 11-06-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,804
Posted By boneman660
Bluhduh -1, Boneman out

Hi Andy,

Sorry about the late notice (& thanks heaps for the GPX tracks). I've just had a couple of things crop up on Sunday, so I won't be able to make it. Hope you all have a great ride. Cheers,...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,874
Posted By boneman660
Question Another Option....

Guys, I did a 2-day course earlier this year. Awesome. Who would have thought intentionally locking your front wheel, doing 1000 emergency stops, stoppies & not sitting on your seat for an hour at a...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 17,621
Posted By boneman660
Talking Few pics from Maidenwell October 2013...

Dodgy start to the day (flat battery)

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/k600/weeboneman/XTRCharging_zps34a5d238.jpg...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Talking Depends on what you want it to do...

You can purchase lowering links, push the forks up thru the triple clamps. I am not sure if you can get a modified seat?? But the lowering links & TC mods may get your feet close enough to the...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 17,621
Posted By boneman660
Eh? Oh yes, flaming arseholes & all that...

Yes, how could I forget the "afterburners" that come out after dinner & the 20th beer or rum. Poor old publican with a Sean-O & Google induced image problem. Micky will be relieved that he can carry...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 17,621
Posted By boneman660
Question Harmless high-jinks?

Just a quick note on conduct:

It's important that we preserve this destination for future Adventure rider groups to enjoy.

In recent times, the conduct of a few bikers, while staying at the...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 17,621
Posted By boneman660
Talking Might join you...

Fellow Toowoomba-ite...

I'm hoping to make it. Been paying "bike penance" for a few months now after what has been described by my missus as "excessive motorcycling." If I am rostered to work I...
Forum: Australia 09-07-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 21,729
Posted By boneman660
Talking Have a great ride chaps.....

Good luck tomorrow. Looking forward to the pics & vids. :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-01-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By boneman660
Question Husaberg 350?

Steve, you might have more fun on the Husa 350? IMHO :D
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 99,445
Posted By boneman660
Thumb Nomad stuff looks good!

Already have the Wolfman Beta bag. It's great but a bit 'strappy'. Will definitely consider the new reasonably priced Giant Loop/Nomad bags now!
...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,632
Posted By boneman660
Talking Hope to make it Andy

Looks awesome, count me in if work roster (& family commitments) allow...:freaky
Forum: Australia 07-01-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,488
Posted By boneman660
"Old"? Guess so..... Like a lot of guys here...

"Old"? Guess so..... Like a lot of guys here there was no riding while I was at uni, building businesses & looking after babies. Now that there is a bit more time & cash, we're free to take a few...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,717
Posted By boneman660
Question Service & enthusiasm....

This is an interesting question. As a small business owner myself, it's a challenge to get your customers to choose you over your opposition. I have a bit of a rule of thumb that I'll happily pay 20%...
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