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Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,943
Posted By Oz-Strom
2 times lost that poor abused licence. First was...

2 times lost that poor abused licence. First was way back when in the early 70s on Ps. Then as recent as 2010. I blame the fact that I now live in the city/suburbs, and as a daily motorcycle...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 109,139
Posted By Oz-Strom
Aprilia Pegaso rear rack and pannier rails - free

I have OEM rack and rails for 2007 peg trail if anybody wants them and will pay postage or pick up....
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,645
Posted By Oz-Strom
The DR for the reasons already stated above if...

The DR for the reasons already stated above if weight and off road ability are your main priorities.

However the other 2 are more comfortable, have a screen and large tank, and are just as...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,632
Posted By Oz-Strom
Yeah, thanks guys. Thanks Barry for showing us...

Yeah, thanks guys. Thanks Barry for showing us around.
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,632
Posted By Oz-Strom
Suits me :D

Suits me :D
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,632
Posted By Oz-Strom
I could be a starter at Kenmore for this ride,...

I could be a starter at Kenmore for this ride, depending on what I can get done on Sat - need to get out for a not-so-quick spin
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,212
Posted By Oz-Strom
Moving to Melbourne

Hi all - I am relocating to Melbourne due to a change in wife's job. Should be there early Nov and will be keen to hook up with others for some adving in the surrounds. Will let you know when I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18,449
Views: 2,006,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
I slipped some mesh in behind the std louvre...

I slipped some mesh in behind the std louvre guard and it has been fine for 25k kms - all zip tied of course
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18,449
Views: 2,006,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
[QUOTE=Seth S;24788364]They downsized to a 650 or...

[QUOTE=Seth S;24788364]They downsized to a 650 or 700ccc limit first...cannot remember the exact number.

I think the reason they wanted to go to the 450's was to push the events towards more...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By Oz-Strom
And there are unmarked bikes in use to. A work...

And there are unmarked bikes in use to. A work mate got pulled over and booked last week by a cop on a blue speed triple.
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18,215
Views: 2,196,008
Posted By Oz-Strom
thanks Phil I do split and filter in Brissy,...

thanks Phil

I do split and filter in Brissy, but only been booked for filtering to date :cry
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18,215
Views: 2,196,008
Posted By Oz-Strom
Moving to Melbourne - lane splitting OK?

Moving due to (wife's) work and as I am a daily m/c commuter I was wondering if it is OK to lane split there? I do it daily in Brissy where it is not legal (have the points to prove it too)

Can...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,250
Posted By Oz-Strom
I am a fan of the teflon spray dry lube - no crap...

I am a fan of the teflon spray dry lube - no crap sticks to it and I figure I have some lube penetrating to the O rings - but I could be just deluding myself :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18,449
Views: 2,006,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
could be a tight spot in the chain?

could be a tight spot in the chain?
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,501
Posted By Oz-Strom
Might pop out for a look and some fish and chips...

Might pop out for a look and some fish and chips if the weather is good
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5,206
Views: 546,439
Posted By Oz-Strom
I added an old screen (off an Aprilia Pegaso) on...

I added an old screen (off an Aprilia Pegaso) on top of the hard parts one. Have risers and scotts damper also. I mounted a pair of (small Mondo Moto MM10s) LEDs off the barkbusters, but am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18,449
Views: 2,006,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
The 16/45 works fine on the stock chain and is...

The 16/45 works fine on the stock chain and is better on road obviously. I used to swap to 16 F for higher speed rides, but now I don't bother worrying about 500 rpm or so, so leave the 15 on.
Forum: Australia 05-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,532
Posted By Oz-Strom
done and shared on twitter and FB - lets hope for...

done and shared on twitter and FB - lets hope for a sensible outcome (did I say that about our Qld govt? :eek1)
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18,449
Views: 2,006,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have the 1 rail KTM racks and in 25000kms no...

I have the 1 rail KTM racks and in 25000kms no problems carrying gear - it has the rear brace and support and I added a brace/bracket joining the crossbar to the rear tail piece - covered in mud in...
Forum: Australia 05-12-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,144
Posted By Oz-Strom
Did the vinduro a couple of years ago on a...

Did the vinduro a couple of years ago on a PE250X. had a ball - highly recommended :clap
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5,206
Views: 546,439
Posted By Oz-Strom
From what I have read, LED headlight globes are...

From what I have read, LED headlight globes are not legal as a swap. I reckon you will be OK with the std bulb
Forum: Australia 04-22-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,206
Posted By Oz-Strom
I cut off the telescopic base of an aluminium...

I cut off the telescopic base of an aluminium crutch - light to carry and easy to use
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,932
Views: 225,358
Posted By Oz-Strom
Also can use the base of a aluminium adjustable...

Also can use the base of a aluminium adjustable crutch the same way - light and portable
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18,449
Views: 2,006,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
+1 - 25k kms and no dramas to date

+1 - 25k kms and no dramas to date
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18,449
Views: 2,006,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have used the 130/90 with good results

I have used the 130/90 with good results
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 989
Posted By Oz-Strom
Insurance

You really need IDP in case of accident, elsewise your medical insurance will be void
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have a pair of http://www.mondomotos.com mm10. ...

I have a pair of http://www.mondomotos.com mm10. Light and effective for the price.
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,160
Posted By Oz-Strom
I am in if dates allow - sounds like a good ride

I am in if dates allow - sounds like a good ride
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 21,569
Posted By Oz-Strom
I would be interested for sure, but maybe without...

I would be interested for sure, but maybe without the extreme bits ?
Forum: Australia 02-03-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,112
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have 2 Mondomoto MM10 LEDS mounted to the bark...

I have 2 Mondomoto MM10 LEDS mounted to the bark busters. Had another brand before, but they were too heavy for bar mounting. These are small and light and work better than the earlier ones (can't...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,252
Posted By Oz-Strom
My son has been riding for years on road bikes,...

My son has been riding for years on road bikes, but now also has a WR250R which he is learning adv ing on. I quite like to swap bikes sometimes when we ride together (mine is ktm690), and while I...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,156
Posted By Oz-Strom
Shane 27 and Troy 41 on stage 8. Where is Robbo?

Shane 27 and Troy 41 on stage 8. Where is Robbo?
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 815,469
Posted By Oz-Strom
Would you all please observe that Ben Grabham is...

Would you all please observe that Ben Grabham is AUSTRALIAN!!!
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By Oz-Strom
Pretty sure I did ride that one, as I was riding...

Pretty sure I did ride that one, as I was riding pretty much all the enduros around then, initially on a Yamaha MX250A (with TY headlight/tailight and a battery) and then for Don Newell on a Bultaco...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,156
Posted By Oz-Strom
Good summary article for day 3

http://www.mcnews.com.au/dakar-2014-stage-3-barreda-extends-lead/
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5,206
Views: 546,439
Posted By Oz-Strom
Charged up in 20 min no problems - thanks for...

Charged up in 20 min no problems - thanks for the advice :clap
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5,206
Views: 546,439
Posted By Oz-Strom
thanks for all the replies

OK I will check the charger amperage and give it a short burst.

cheers
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5,206
Views: 546,439
Posted By Oz-Strom
Battery charger

Had a search but didn't come up with anything specific.

Any ideas on whether it is OK to connect a battery charger to the 690? Do I need to disconnect the battery from the bike? Or can I leave it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18,449
Views: 2,006,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
Question Battery recharge

Had a search but didn't come up with anything specific.

Any ideas on whether it is OK to connect a battery charger to the 690? Do I need to disconnect the battery from the bike? Or can I leave...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18,449
Views: 2,006,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
Almost certain from memory that it doesn't cover...

Almost certain from memory that it doesn't cover the rear brake MC, but will check and advise if I am wrong.
http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b114/Oz-Strom/APC%20Rally%202012/DSC00955.jpg
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