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Forum: Australia 06-19-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By scottyoffroad
Try a B&B Offroad products baffle. I had one on...

Try a B&B Offroad products baffle. I had one on mine years ago.. quieter than stock and doesn't seem to affect performance. I would struggle to back up their claim that it actually improves...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,892
Views: 199,923
Posted By scottyoffroad
Have known Hamish for years. He is 'unique'...:D

Have known Hamish for years. He is 'unique'...:D
Forum: Australia 03-25-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By scottyoffroad
Was wondering what you meant..... Then I saw...

Was wondering what you meant..... Then I saw it!:rofl
Forum: Australia 01-15-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 71,311
Posted By scottyoffroad
I wonder if even Cyril would have thought he...

I wonder if even Cyril would have thought he would be back in second place by the end of stage 9?....... Amazing what the dakar can produce!
Forum: Australia 11-29-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8,254
Views: 581,681
Posted By scottyoffroad
OEM style Headlight replacement

Pretty sure the headlight is the same as an XR400... in which case just about any bike shop should be able to get an aftermarket one through Motorcycle Specialties.... Should just bolt straight in.
...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By scottyoffroad
The only thing to note is that MX1 import them...

The only thing to note is that MX1 import them direct from America... not the local supplier. Don't know how they are with warranty. Ballards do get them from the local bloke.

Cheers Scotty
Forum: Australia 10-04-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By scottyoffroad
I have used a couple of these and also sold quite...

I have used a couple of these and also sold quite a few when I still worked in bike shops.. good bit of gear. The local supplier is generally very good with warranty and spares back up. you can get...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,472
Posted By scottyoffroad
DRZ for sale

XRman... if he decides he wants a DRZ250.. I have one for sale on behalf of my brother... we purchased it from fellow inmate Over50 in Mt Gambier. The bike is now in Bordertown.. 14450 kms....
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 52,020
Posted By scottyoffroad
Any progress Hamish??? When are you coming over...

Any progress Hamish??? When are you coming over for a ride in the desert?:ear
Forum: Australia 08-22-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By scottyoffroad
B&B x 2... Quieter than stock, and more...

B&B x 2...

Quieter than stock, and more power. Best of both worlds. I originally had a race pipe on my DRZ but got sick of the noise and but the stock muffler with B&B baffle in instead... lost a...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,770
Posted By scottyoffroad
Ballard?

Ballard?
Forum: Australia 07-31-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,254
Posted By scottyoffroad
Simosez.... Did you read the bit about extending...

Simosez.... Did you read the bit about extending the shock and getting the suspension sprung and valved to suit me?

Makes the DRZ a different beast to ride, along with getting rid of all the...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,254
Posted By scottyoffroad
Chris, I am 6'3" and 100kg. I agree with...

Chris,

I am 6'3" and 100kg. I agree with the DRZ400 guys. (have had one myself 6 years ago and have just bought it back!!!!). My setup was/is bar risers and high rise bars, high seat (SDG brand -...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By scottyoffroad
I replied in the DR650 thread too.... Get...

I replied in the DR650 thread too....

Get your local shop to check the MCS catalogue. (Motorcycle Specialties)

Made by Visu Filter. MCS import them into Aus.
Forum: Australia 07-24-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,885,424
Posted By scottyoffroad
90 degree fuel filter

Babalon:

They are made by Visu Filter. Motorcycle Specialties (MCS) import them into Australia. Nearly every motorcycle shop in Aus would have an account with them.

You will probably have to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 52,020
Posted By scottyoffroad
Looking good Hamish. By the way..... have a bike...

Looking good Hamish. By the way..... have a bike again, so can go for a ride with you when you get over this way. Long story, but have bought my old DRZ back!:1drink:huh:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 52,020
Posted By scottyoffroad
Hamish, Bergdonk is right about the...

Hamish,

Bergdonk is right about the timeserts... they are a much better option to a helicoil.. I have used them in the past and have worked very well.

Cheers Scotty
Forum: Australia 07-02-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,778
Posted By scottyoffroad
HRC Dakar Bound!

I don't know how to do the linky thing... but mcnews.com.au have just announced that HRC will be entering a factory team in the 2013 dakar!!!:clap

Lead rider will be Helder Rodrigues. Bike will...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By scottyoffroad
Yep,..... I was thinking about van den BOSCH.......

Yep,..... I was thinking about van den BOSCH.... I think...... Stand corrected!!!:1drink
Forum: Australia 06-16-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By scottyoffroad
Not sure he was a GP rider... pretty sure he was...

Not sure he was a GP rider... pretty sure he was a Motard champ though..? Either way it means he is pretty talented on a bike.

Dean has to be seen to be believed. I have never seen anyone look...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,150
Posted By scottyoffroad
Main difference between the trials boots and adv...

Main difference between the trials boots and adv boots is the sole... Trials boots have a totally flat sole with tread along the whole lot. Adv boots have an arch.

I have extensively used my...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By scottyoffroad
Hey Nuts, Was good to meet you at the WTC...

Hey Nuts,

Was good to meet you at the WTC at Maldon. Wish Dean well if you hear from him.

Cheers Scotty:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 52,020
Posted By scottyoffroad
No longer in the bike industry mate.... selling...

No longer in the bike industry mate.... selling farm equipment of all things! don't even have a bike at the moment:eek1 Just hang around advrider a bit because some of the threads are a pretty...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8,254
Views: 581,681
Posted By scottyoffroad
Good to see the old girl getting used the way I...

Good to see the old girl getting used the way I intended to... but never found the time to do. It is looking good with the couple of mods you have done since taking it off my hands. (bigger tank,...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,178
Posted By scottyoffroad
Awesome

I have been riding trials on and off since I was 15....so 18 years. Was a mid level 'B' Grade rider when I last gave it up 4 years ago... Have watched all the best Aussies in that time.. Dean Nuttal,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 52,020
Posted By scottyoffroad
Hamish, Must be about time for an...

Hamish,

Must be about time for an update.... Had a laugh when I was found this thread and got to the photo of you demonstrating the fairing... hang on a sec... I know that ugly mug! you will...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By scottyoffroad
A lot of car oils have 'friction modifiers' in...

A lot of car oils have 'friction modifiers' in them. This is fine except for your clutch plates..... It can make them slip. Also most bike oils have additives in them to help it cope with the...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,653
Posted By scottyoffroad
Have to admit that I was a bit surprised to wake...

Have to admit that I was a bit surprised to wake up to this news today! I will never forget being at the Island in 07, the year he won his first championship. I am glad to see him go on his own terms...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,197
Posted By scottyoffroad
Just Trailers

Stu,

If you decide to use Just Trailers...... ask for Marie. Tell her that Scott Williamson recommended them and told you that they would look after you...

She is my dads girlfriend:deal
...
Forum: Australia 04-16-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,178
Posted By scottyoffroad
Yep, I will be there too! Will be chasing Toni...

Yep, I will be there too! Will be chasing Toni bou around like a little groupie!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 24,400
Posted By scottyoffroad
B - E - A - Utiful......:clap

B - E - A - Utiful......:clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 38,227
Posted By scottyoffroad
Jack of All Trades

I reckon you are right.. The XR is a pretty reasonable bike for all of those purposes... not very good at any one job but can do it all.

Back in the late 90's I had a 95 model XR600 with a CR250...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 38,227
Posted By scottyoffroad
Street Tracker..... Chopper..... Cafe Racer........

Street Tracker..... Chopper..... Cafe Racer..... or budget adventure mount?????:ear
Forum: Australia 02-15-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By scottyoffroad
Sorry Phil, you are all out of luck... no sister....

Sorry Phil, you are all out of luck... no sister. She is a pretty cool step mum though. I reckon she should put me on commission if I sell a couple of trailers for her!:deal
Forum: Australia 02-14-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4,562
Views: 651,992
Posted By scottyoffroad
I reckon it would take a special set of balls to...

I reckon it would take a special set of balls to hold it pinned around that banking!!!!!!!:eek1
Forum: Trials 02-14-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 95,143
Posted By scottyoffroad
That makes Danny Macaskill look pretty average!!!...

That makes Danny Macaskill look pretty average!!! My jaw was on the desk most of that video. :rofl
Forum: Australia 02-13-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By scottyoffroad
Try Just Trailers in Rocklea in Brisvegas... Will...

Try Just Trailers in Rocklea in Brisvegas... Will custom make it how you want it. Tad on the expensive side (depends on your perspective I guess) but produce good quality trailers. ...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,312
Posted By scottyoffroad
I would but.... I havent had a bike for about 12...

I would but.... I havent had a bike for about 12 months. My brother has all my riding gear in Adelaide (he has a bike... he just doesn't ride it - i have been trying to convince him to let me "store...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,312
Posted By scottyoffroad
Shark

Have you tried a Shark helmet... similar fit to shoei also... long peak, but with massive cutouts at the back to let the air flow through... Cyril Despres wears one at Dakar speeds.......

I have...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,967
Posted By scottyoffroad
So you're 200km from the nearest civilisation, it...

So you're 200km from the nearest civilisation, it is raining, the track is muddy...... which one would you prefer to be picking up!!!! :ear

So you might not cover big km's as easily on the...
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