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Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ian43ktm
Wasn't it strange how it was just that one small...

Wasn't it strange how it was just that one small valley that had enough rain to make it so slippery. Will have to try to complete the ride another day. 200kg bikes and slippery mud don't go well...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ian43ktm
Hi all. Just checked the weather . The TV news...

Hi all. Just checked the weather . The TV news was a bit pessimistic but BOM says occasional showers increasing in the late afternoon. So bring your wet weather gear , that's a sure way to guarantee...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ian43ktm
So I make 2 definite and 2 maybe's plus me. I...

So I make 2 definite and 2 maybe's plus me. I think they do a skinny soy mocka latte decafe for the BMW riders. I've seen them with the little umbrella's. Weather looks good so far. Possible storm...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ian43ktm
A vstrom will do it easy. I have a 50/50 rear and...

A vstrom will do it easy. I have a 50/50 rear and a half worn front nobby. Tyres won't be a problem. The fuel stop is at a major servo . Hot food , cold drinks and 98 fuel. Take water and snacks if...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ian43ktm
SEQ Ride Sunday 19/4/15

G'day all. If there's any interest I'll lead a ride on Sunday doing a loop to the west of Ipswich. We would cover about 400klm with a fuel and food stop mid way. Leaving at 8am from the BP outbound...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-24-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21,989
Views: 4,273,144
Posted By Ian43ktm
I had this problem a while ago and took my...

I had this problem a while ago and took my starter motor to the auto electrician at Briggs road Ipswich. New brushes fitted for $100. I believe the speed triple and street triple use the same starter
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 158,623
Posted By Ian43ktm
Slipping Clutch; I had this happen a while ago. I...

Slipping Clutch; I had this happen a while ago. I took the clutch pack out and swapped the plates around,put a 1mm washer on the spring bolts and changed the oil and its been fine since (more than...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 33,807
Posted By Ian43ktm
G'day all. I'm an outsider to this thread but it...

G'day all. I'm an outsider to this thread but it might be a good place for me to ask. I need a standard fuel tank for a 2007 XR400 elec start model. I think its the same as the XR250L elec start. I'm...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 83,489
Posted By Ian43ktm
Anyone have a standard XR 250-400-600 fuel tank...

Anyone have a standard XR 250-400-600 fuel tank they don't want? I need one . Blurb in wanted adds. Thanks for any help. Ian
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 83,489
Posted By Ian43ktm
Hey Andy. I know what ya mean about work. It's a...

Hey Andy. I know what ya mean about work. It's a bit slow for me ,and I'm enjoying the time off. If you're keen for a weekday ride I went out to Murphy's Creek and back(ride in previous post)...
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Ian43ktm
I'll come along to. See ya at Mt crosby

I'll come along to. See ya at Mt crosby
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 146,694
Posted By Ian43ktm
A couple on Triumph's this arvo Tue 14th ,black...

A couple on Triumph's this arvo Tue 14th ,black tiger and blue explorer. Riverside drive at the roadworks.Just north of Ipswich. I was waiting on the XR600
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 83,489
Posted By Ian43ktm
I don't ride high in the revs, just ride the...

I don't ride high in the revs, just ride the torque mainly. That ride was country roads and dirt roads mainly.So explains the good economy I guess.I remember when I was younger a mate and I both on...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 83,489
Posted By Ian43ktm
Hey Bluebox was that the one on the north side a...

Hey Bluebox was that the one on the north side a couple of months ago . Think it said it had been drowned in the add. I called about it and it had just been sold. Dodged a bullet by the sound of it....
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 83,489
Posted By Ian43ktm
Coil , lead , and plug were close. I put a new...

Coil , lead , and plug were close. I put a new plug cap on it and all seems to be back to normal. Went back to 4th clip rich on the needle with the 400 pipe,11/2 out on mix screw and it ran good....
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 83,489
Posted By Ian43ktm
Has a new plug,actually I got 2 to be sure.

Has a new plug,actually I got 2 to be sure.
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 83,489
Posted By Ian43ktm
The spark plug has good spark when earthed on the...

The spark plug has good spark when earthed on the rocker cover and it starts with start ya bastard. Do you think it fails when hot?
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 83,489
Posted By Ian43ktm
G'day fella's. I rode XR's for almost 20 years...

G'day fella's. I rode XR's for almost 20 years until I sold my last one , a 98 600,when my son was 2yo. He's almost 18 now and the XR600 is learner approved here in QLD so I have bought a 2000 model...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 83,489
Posted By Ian43ktm
Slip on

Does anyone know if a slip on exhaust from a XR 400 will fit on a XR 600?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-11-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 246,729
Posted By Ian43ktm
Its not the stepper motor or battery,I went...

Its not the stepper motor or battery,I went through all that the first time and finally found the starter to be the problem. Worn brushes,which I had replaced. At 20k I thought it premature for a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-11-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 246,729
Posted By Ian43ktm
Starter again

Replaced the brushes in my starter motor at 20,000klm,now at 30,000 getting the same symptoms . Starts fine cold , but only when it feels like it after it's been running. Guess I'll have to get a new...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,640
Posted By Ian43ktm
I'll tag along on this ride also. Plus 2 mates....

I'll tag along on this ride also. Plus 2 mates. Don't think there'll be much water in the crossings, it hasn't rained for at least a month has it? See ya at Boonah
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-21-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 246,729
Posted By Ian43ktm
I had this problem . Check post #737

I had this problem . Check post #737
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-14-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,071
Posted By Ian43ktm
Worth checking . I had to replace 10 of 12 in...

Worth checking . I had to replace 10 of 12 in mine when I checked at 20,000 k .Helps to have narrow feeler gauges . I zip tied the timing chain to the cam sprockets and there was enough room to move...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Ian43ktm
How's 8am kickoff at Stoney creek sound ....

How's 8am kickoff at Stoney creek sound . Organizing a new rear tyre today especially for the Bellthorpe hills.
Forum: Australia 12-16-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Ian43ktm
I've been through the easy stuff on the Tiger I...

I've been through the easy stuff on the Tiger I was wanting an enduro bike ride. Probably 2 of us on 300's. I've been up there a few years ago and know there are some good hill climbs. When you say...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Ian43ktm
G'day Baz . Is this an enduro bike ride or adv...

G'day Baz . Is this an enduro bike ride or adv bikes? Do you know the area well , cause there's some good hills at Bellthorpe for the smaller bikes. At the moment I don't think I'm working friday .
Forum: Australia 12-13-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
The radar shows the storm moving due north....

The radar shows the storm moving due north. Hopefully it will go east soon as was expected. We can always do the loop anticlockwise and head north and then west away from the storm . So all good to...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
Storms forming near NSW border near Kyogle moving...

Storms forming near NSW border near Kyogle moving Northeast . Will update at 5pm. Shouldn't be a problem , if they keep to the same direction they will be south of our planed route
Forum: Australia 12-13-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
Weather at the moment saying a chance of a storm...

Weather at the moment saying a chance of a storm . Will update here between 4 and 5pm when we have a better idea if the storms develop . They just passed by yesterday afternoon with no rain. Chances...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
Come along if you like. Most of the ride is easy...

Come along if you like. Most of the ride is easy country tar and dirt roads . There are a few bits that might be a bit tricky for you but we'll help you if needed. I think I could ride a road bike...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
Have enough for 200 klm should be plenty. Meet at...

Have enough for 200 klm should be plenty. Meet at BP Blacksoil west bound ready to leave at 6pm. It has wild bean coffee if you need help to stay awake.Weather at the moment says Sat max 33 min 19...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
There's a few places we can get fuel if needed...

There's a few places we can get fuel if needed but Withcott is about half way. About 150-180 klm where i plan to stop for a break. What fuel range do you have?
Forum: Australia 12-11-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
G'day Sandy. I'm keen,is there a reason you want...

G'day Sandy. I'm keen,is there a reason you want to start at 8. I have a pretty good loop but it will take about 6 hours at a leisurely pace. So better to start 5 or 6 ish. Loop details in previous...
Forum: Australia 12-05-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
You and Clair remember to bungee a cushion to...

You and Clair remember to bungee a cushion to your backsides , those rocks are hard when you fall on them. Have fun
Forum: Australia 12-05-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
Ok Barry I'll check back here Saturday around...

Ok Barry I'll check back here Saturday around 4pm. Won't bother going on my own. One of the main worries regarding riding at night with most people I speak to is the wildlife jumping out in front of...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
I get the feeling I'm talking to myself here ....

I get the feeling I'm talking to myself here . Weather looks good with no rain forecast for fri or sat so the preference would be Saturday. Summer is here , why ride in the heat when its nice and...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
Tiger Tales

I'll do another night ride this Friday 6th or Sat 7th depending on the weather forecast and interest from other riders. I'll do the reverse of the ride from Sat last week . Starting at BP Blacksoil...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By Ian43ktm
A great way to check out the enduro scene is to...

A great way to check out the enduro scene is to take your bike to the event and volunteer as a sweep rider. Won't cost you anything ,they will even shout you lunch.They would be happy to have your...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By Ian43ktm
No interest I'll try again next week. Post a bit...

No interest I'll try again next week. Post a bit earlier though
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