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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 864,420
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Concur. I could almost smell that vid.:clap

Concur. I could almost smell that vid.:clap
Forum: Trials 02-17-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 131,077
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
3 tires on a lawn was enough to get here.335675 ...

3 tires on a lawn was enough to get here.335675

Got some logs & banks but it's all a work in progress.
Practicing full lock turns, body position, throttle control, ect. Well, trying. Gravity &...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 577,410
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
That is orsome. Brilliant marketing, too. ...

That is orsome. Brilliant marketing, too.
Right up there with beer plumbing. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 183,771
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
First post of 2015. Everybody must be practicing...

First post of 2015. Everybody must be practicing hard out.

Not exactly Gymkhana related but might be of interest. We stuck a trials bike in the shed just before Christmas and I have been...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Just a quickie. I knew my air filter was past...

Just a quickie.
I knew my air filter was past it's best but tight pockets & laziness kept it in place to long.
Stuck a new one on a couple of months ago. Crikey! It's a different bike, crisp & rev...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup, got me intrigued, too.

Yup, got me intrigued, too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Hmmmm, I recently had the back end off my 850....

Hmmmm, I recently had the back end off my 850. After much head scratching I looked at a Haynes manual.
There are 4 bolts which release the whole tail unit after you disconnect the rear light & side...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Very impressive Ganmiki. What are your footrests...

Very impressive Ganmiki. What are your footrests off & were they a straight swap?

I was riding on damp, bumpy paddocks at the weekend and sport touring tires have no grip whatsoever.:roflI'm sure...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
:roflNice combo ADVrich. Playing on the trailie...

:roflNice combo ADVrich. Playing on the trailie gives you the skills to keep the TDM moving forward & be happy loose on the gravel.
The TDM shares it's lodgings with a DT230 & Gasgas Randonne. Never...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
How do the profiles match?

How do the profiles match?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Concur with the off road ability. I'm constantly...

Concur with the off road ability. I'm constantly amazed how well the bike copes on the rough and responds when you stand up. Some Tenere DNA in there somewhere.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I had an MT 90 AT front and Shinko 705 rear on...

I had an MT 90 AT front and Shinko 705 rear on for a few thousand k's. The profiles did not match, ran off the front before the rear but just allowed for this with my riding. Loved the Pirelli, great...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Dunno. T'was the big smile lounging on the rear...

Dunno. T'was the big smile lounging on the rear of the TDM during vigorous swervery & scenic tourery which got my better half on to her own bike.
She tells me what bike racing is on telly now....
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 61,528
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I have my Dad down under for a holiday, happy...

I have my Dad down under for a holiday, happy days. He is trying to import his 93 CRM 250 into NZ but due to a dodgy logistics guy it's apparently sat on the wharf in Bremerharven.
Any hoo. Beside...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,104
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Exacary why we got it. I cut my teeth on a DT...

Exacary why we got it.
I cut my teeth on a DT 175 and still regard them as awesome wee trail bikes.
The Randonne is to teach my G/F (and me) balance, throttle control etc. The deal is half an hour...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,104
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
We have a 125 Randonne due to arrive this week....

We have a 125 Randonne due to arrive this week. Road registered & WOF'd.

I thought the 200 might be a bit intimidating power wise.

I read, heard or dreamed that they will do 173ml's to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
:roflIt most certainly was not intentional. Since...

:roflIt most certainly was not intentional. Since I rode it last somebody had dumped and graded quite a few tons of gravel. I'm waiting for the 4wd's to scrub it before I head that way again. And...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-02-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Eerie. I'm thinking of putting a KLR in the shed....

Eerie. I'm thinking of putting a KLR in the shed. The new ones look exceedingly useable. But. A recent experience riding 25km's of 4 to 8 inch deep gravel & dust on the TDM caused me to think harder....
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 577,410
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Ditto. What a sleeper!:clap

Ditto. What a sleeper!:clap
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Linear nails it. I'm not used to that with 2t's....

Linear nails it. I'm not used to that with 2t's. No fire works just more power and a greater appetite for revs. It gets into & out of corners obscenely quick.

Bang on with the CRM, too. Both bikes...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
The DT has airbox mods already so I need to check...

The DT has airbox mods already so I need to check the carb before I make any changes. No top end hit or step up but plenty of power, catches me out on the loose when it starts to wheelie or light the...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Ouch. Adding a CRM 93 MKII to the stable very...

Ouch. Adding a CRM 93 MKII to the stable very soon.
On the bright side I know the top end was pulled down last year & is mint.

Our DT does some big miles on the highway with a constant...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 577,410
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup. Extreme is appropriate.

Yup. Extreme is appropriate.
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Does not appear to be any restriction in the...

Does not appear to be any restriction in the header on the DT. It's normally a washer brazed in.
They are obviously compromised. And redeemable.:evil
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Motormail, can you expand on the performance...

Motormail, can you expand on the performance difference with the needle & jetting mods? Our bike pulls from nothing but lacks a top end hit. It's a linear build up to 7500 - 8000rpm & then tapers...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I ain't got around to it yet. Please keep us...

I ain't got around to it yet. Please keep us informed.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-21-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 778,720
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Love your work!:clap

Love your work!:clap
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
A crispy zinger? Only ever applied that to the...

A crispy zinger? Only ever applied that to the after effects of curry & tequila.:freaky
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 577,410
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Wow. Flown down there a few times in cattle class...

Wow. Flown down there a few times in cattle class & it is stunning. But that is, er, wow. Done some riding on old gold trails out of Queenstown, too. Yeah, wow.:clap
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Chur. That's some very interestin info right...

Chur. That's some very interestin info right there. I will put the numbers to JP parts & get a quote.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-08-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
That is a very tasty MkI Jumaji.

That is a very tasty MkI Jumaji.
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Very cool! Very cool shed, too.

Very cool! Very cool shed, too.
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 44,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup. I have similar memories. A lot of bike in a...

Yup. I have similar memories. A lot of bike in a little package.

When I de-restricted my KMX 125 it went from 12hp to 30+hp. Whoa!

Riding the DT I'm regulerly reminded that such versatile & fun...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 864,420
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup, thank you. Broadened my awareness off mental...

Yup, thank you. Broadened my awareness off mental health issues.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Uneven tire wear has been on the block for awhile...

Uneven tire wear has been on the block for awhile & road camber seems to be the main culprit. Funny thing is for myself that I ride left handers harder than right handers. More grip pushing into the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 183,771
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Excellent, some big bikes getting hung out there....

Excellent, some big bikes getting hung out there.
Spotted Cone'an the Destroyer, too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Just a lateral interlude on the screen v mirror...

Just a lateral interlude on the screen v mirror conversation.
I broke one of my original mirrors in a glacially paced off in the garage one day & replaced the pair with bar end mirrors, cheap ones....
Forum: Trials 09-15-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 144,037
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Concur. Look how many of those girls were...

Concur.
Look how many of those girls were inspired by their dads & given the opportunity to ride a bike which did not physically intimidate.
Trials bikes look like toys until you really start to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,700
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I had an MT90 on the front and indeed you have a...

I had an MT90 on the front and indeed you have a keen eye. I would run off the front before the shinko rear. Never caused any issues, the tire is very grippy wet or dry. I just reined in my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 183,771
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Oh, that was good. On a lot of levels. Thanks...

Oh, that was good. On a lot of levels.
Thanks for the inspiration.:clap
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