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Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,583
Posted By XRman
Impressive Photography

I am enjoyng your ride report. Now I want to ride U.S.A., maybe after my lap of OZ.
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
Too much time on your hands

I hope I don't have to ride behind you after you eat this Sam. I won't need to look for track marks or dust to work out which way you went! WHiff Tracking!!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By XRman
Title on Phone

Mick on the link from the Oz trip thread, can you add the haddons corner trip title in the text area, because nothing shows when I open on my phone ( just the link shows)
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By XRman
Now you have done it!

oil thread: Hmnn V-Strom designed by Suzuki, performs like a tractor, therefore use tractor oil. Caltex Delo400. Buy it in bulk and change it more often. All those John Deere tractor owners can't be...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By XRman
is it me?

or do you BMW owners like to talk in riddles?

why don't you just tell the poor bloke why his bike won't work ( other than he didn't buy a Suzuki):D
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-16-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By XRman
Got it

I had a look at your track and it looks as if you went right at the Messent CP and I went left and came out at the 42 mile crossing road.
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,496
Posted By XRman
+1 on the last bit and I guess they will...

+1 on the last bit and I guess they will eventually do so when we stop buying their current efforts. having said that manufacturers have made some stunningly stupid decisions in the past (e.g. Honda...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 80,076
Posted By XRman
Wie Gehts Dom

Hallo Dom,

It is good to see that you have not become breakfast for a crocodile.

When do you have to go home ?

Tschu"ss ( can't type an umlaut)
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By XRman
Sand, sand and more sand

As if you don't have enough of the stuff at home Wal. Luckily it was firm.

I would love to see your track file, especially near the Messent Conservation Park. That was where I hit the " no...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
Aprilia?

So Larry was on the Aprilia?

I skirted around the Messent CP on my last ride.
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
who is that?

who is that poor unsuspecting guy behind Sam?
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
call in

Come over to say hi. I am opposite the BP station.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By XRman
Moto-racks crash tested

I hit a kangaroo at about 50 m.p.h. or more accurately it hit my DRZ4000

Result one dead roo, 5 broken ribs and collapsed lung, moto-racks were slightly bent. Due to good design and cross bracing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,953
Posted By XRman
great RR

I love the photographs Nick. I am having trouble with working out where you are on your travels. Any chance that you can do a map e.g. Ride with GPS style map?

I have been to Colorado and...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
Klim KTM DRs for sale

The flea market is full of good value bikes for sale at present.

I like the look of the KTM625 in Adelaide. There are about 3 Dr's for sale with farkles and one wr250R.

If you or a mate...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By XRman
7 years overdue

Or if you use the DRZ a lot ;14 changes overdue! My suspension bloke used to growl at me if I left it too long.

I bought my 2010 late in that year, then broke my leg and had two year bike...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,722
Posted By XRman
Take off the cat. Converter 7 kg saved. Sent...

Take off the cat. Converter 7 kg saved.

Sent from my MB525 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-12-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By XRman
62s

I have been using a garmin 62S for few years with good results. I have loaded Oztopo and T4A to the GPS and PC .I use garmin basecamp for planning rides/ Oztopo on basecamp too.

I got a great...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
Ride to work day

Was that you Gags on the DR this morning???
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,722
Posted By XRman
+1

Let someone else pay for the farkles, try the DR and see if it is to your liking. Strip off the gear and put it on a new DR when the old one dies. They will still be making htem then id wager.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By XRman
testing

830 views! My relatives must be lurking on ADVrider.
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By XRman
Bladder problems

What about a fuel bladder from www.liquidcontainment.com.au (http://www.liquidcontainment.com.au) .

When you are empty in the main tank, you fill it with your fuel bladder contents, then roll up...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By XRman
take off anything you could easily break (...

take off anything you could easily break ( mirrors/ indicators) before you play in the dirt. Rapid application of throttle on semi knobbies = wheelspin on moist surfaces ( grass/clay).

Have fun!...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
sage

Knower of all things: get back to polishing the lentils!

I was looking at my new signature at the bottom of my posts which demonstrates my lack of class in buying the Toyota Corolla in trail...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
Op?

Huh? where is OP in my signature.

As I am finding out in the last few years: There are Old Pilots and Bold Pilots , but no Old Bold Pilots!!!!

I am masking my increase caution in riding by ...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,621
Posted By XRman
mod the DRZ

DRZ with 2 inch bar risers, Ralle moto steering damper, ACT wide ratio gear box, just add a high seat concept seat. I still have change in my pocket compared to the KTM690. Power is about the same as...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
fARKLE

http://www.sharkmotorcycleaudio.com/motorcycle-3-in-1-handlebar-power-point-station-power-point-outlet-a-dual-usb-charger-and-a-voltage-display/

check this out 12V plug/USB plug and voltmeter...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By XRman
2c

Your tightening scheme is how to do it. Not ideal , but the only way I could work out how to achieve the desired tightness/torque.

If you are concerned about the brake line tension, you can...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,299
Posted By XRman
Horizons Unlimited

The DRZ400 seems to be popular with people doing long international trips.

I bought an OZ E model 400 and started to modify it for adventure touring.

I have it pretty well sorted for my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By XRman
Added maps

I have added maps to show where I went. I used Ride with GPS to do this.
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
Any other takers for Salt Creek/Coorong/Robe ride...

Any other takers for Salt Creek/Coorong/Robe ride sat/sunday?[/QUOTE]

Not me. got stuff to do.
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
So we can expect a relace with shiny new spokes...

So we can expect a relace with shiny new spokes too?????
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
poor old bugger

well done that woman!
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
when the cats away

The man-child will play!!! Well more of a scientific fact finding mission than play.

Silicone and duct tape will be your friend.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,754
Posted By XRman
Keep you posted JC

I think my sister will have room for us both at her house Sam.

it will probably be a three day ride, with the middle day being taken up with visitng Mum. You could explore the nearby forest...
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
I want one too

Magella in a cask= ADV bragging rights around the campfire
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 81,315
Posted By XRman
Rule of thumb: three teeth less on the rear...

Rule of thumb:
three teeth less on the rear sprocket= adding one at the front sprocket.

So 14/41 is similar to 15/44 or you can express it as a % for comparison i.e. 14/41 times 100 =34.1
15/44...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 209,468
Posted By XRman
Sorry for your loss Scotty Sent from my...

Sorry for your loss Scotty

Sent from my MB525 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 81,315
Posted By XRman
Force sump guard

for ease of fit/removal for oil change, the force sump guard is hard to beat.
Forum: New Zealand 09-05-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By XRman
Thanks

That will give me something to research. Thanks.
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