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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By AdventureDave
Rim repair at Ashs spoked wheels Albion (round...

Rim repair at Ashs spoked wheels Albion (round the corner from Rob Turtons tyres for bikes).

the cheapest wheels I've seen (notice the word cheapest not best) are from Warp 9 racing, even with...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 438,676
Posted By AdventureDave
SiguTech vs Oberon

Just wondering if any of you guys considered the Sigu Tech slave cylinder instead? Over on Thumpers I read a few recommending this one

http://www.sigutech.com/english/e-kupplungsmitnehmerzylinder/...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 433,927
Posted By AdventureDave
Thumb Howdy Paul

I have been away for 4 months (across Australia) and the last time I checked in we were discussing lights and pannier racks.... WOW what a read, I am really impressed and inspired.

Outstanding...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By AdventureDave
Hi Mouse I drove it with my daughter 3...

Hi Mouse

I drove it with my daughter 3 months ago and somebody put me onto

http://www.wikicamps.com.au/

you dont need phone coverage if you download the maps and its excellent resource for...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 438,676
Posted By AdventureDave
Starter motor

I had a 'weak starter' and after pulling out and cleaning and checking lots of wiring, I had best results from running an extra earth direct from where the battery connects to the frame to the head...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 438,676
Posted By AdventureDave
New 640 Adv tank

I was picking up some parts at Brisbane KTM (Springwood Suzuki, Motorcycles Rus) and they have a new silver 640 adventure tank on the floor for $1000. Thought I'd mention in case someone is looking...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By AdventureDave
Ring his mobile and leave a message, he will...

Ring his mobile and leave a message, he will respond.

Cheers

David
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,101
Posted By AdventureDave
5000mm PU Poly Skin 5000mm PU Poly Floor ...

5000mm PU Poly Skin
5000mm PU Poly Floor

should be waterproof to me, but Ive never seen it. Darche have been around for a while making good quality swags so I assumed it would be OK. Bargain...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,101
Posted By AdventureDave
bargain tent

just saw these advertised and thought someone might like a bargain.$69 is very cheap! No association.

http://www.campnswag.com.au/tents/darche-tents?product_id=11
...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,604
Posted By AdventureDave
Joe I think we have all considered this riddle at...

Joe I think we have all considered this riddle at some time. The closest I have found is my 625SXC and you would understand first hand their shortcomings. If I had to replace it I would choose a...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2,752
Views: 452,599
Posted By AdventureDave
1978 Laverda LH-2

http://www.bikesales.com.au/private/SSE-AD-2459029/1978-Laverda-LH-2?cr=2&psq=(((((((SiloType%3D%5BBrand%20new%20bikes%20in%20stock%5D)%7C(SiloType%3D%5BDemo%20%26%20near%20new%20bikes%5D))%7C(SiloTyp...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 36,544
Posted By AdventureDave
tent sale

just a heads up that Bivouac (no connection other than happy customer) are having a sale on Exped, MSR and all back packing tents (30% off) these lightweight branded tents dont seem to come on sale...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By AdventureDave
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss313/Adventure...

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss313/AdventureDave/pump.jpg (http://s587.photobucket.com/user/AdventureDave/media/pump.jpg.html)
Forum: Australia 04-15-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 438,676
Posted By AdventureDave
Ahhhhh. Preaching to the converted. Sorry guys I...

Ahhhhh. Preaching to the converted. Sorry guys I should have RTFM.

cheers

David
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By AdventureDave
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665240...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665240&highlight=tail (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665240&highlight=tail)

does this help?:scratch jump to post 79 for an off the shelf...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 438,676
Posted By AdventureDave
foot pounds is an expression of torque. The...

foot pounds is an expression of torque. The metric equivalent is Newton Metres or Nm

so 8500 ft-lb is roughly equal to 11500 Nm.
Forum: Australia 04-07-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,760
Posted By AdventureDave
Yeh i read it this morning and was disappointed...

Yeh i read it this morning and was disappointed that it didnt reference anything on the 2 pages that it was printed or any obvious story of the last week. It offended me because there was no attempt...
Forum: Australia 04-05-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,026
Posted By AdventureDave
it comes with the jacket...well it use to, I...

it comes with the jacket...well it use to, I assume it still comes with 2 collars.
Forum: Australia 03-28-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,410
Posted By AdventureDave
met up with everyone at Dayboro Bakery, 11...

met up with everyone at Dayboro Bakery, 11 starters, good turnout. MAde it just down the road and snapped my chain Doh! First time for me, anyway 'I'll be right catch up with shortly - dont wait'
...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 23,896
Posted By AdventureDave
found this

http://www.pickledgalah.com.au/
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,410
Posted By AdventureDave
if its not too late I'd like to tag along as...

if its not too late I'd like to tag along as well.

dayboro bakery at 8am

David
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By AdventureDave
thanks for your input guys. I will make other...

thanks for your input guys. I will make other plans.

Cheers

David
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By AdventureDave
Will leave tomorrow, nothing like leaving it till...

Will leave tomorrow, nothing like leaving it till the last minute. will pack and try and get away by lunch, so small day first up, then keep moving. Its a shame cause i would enjoy the company. I...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By AdventureDave
Brisbane to Darwin return 12 days

Looks like the stars have aligned and I have 12 days off and all plans withs kids and others have fallen apart. Bike has fresh oil and decent tyres.

Can anybody tell me generally what current...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,865
Posted By AdventureDave
Go pro just had there lawyers get a site to take...

Go pro just had there lawyers get a site to take down a bad review (quoting copyright infringement - they didnt get permission to use the word 'gopro')
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 54,187
Posted By AdventureDave
Andy Strapz

I also use Andy Strapz bags

http://www.andystrapz.com/products-details.php?productId=35&productCategoryId=22&Level=1
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 54,187
Posted By AdventureDave
lights n pannier racks

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss313/AdventureDave/KTM/DSC00072.jpg

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss313/AdventureDave/KTM/DSC00051.jpg

Racks from Dalby moto in Queensland. Made for...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,975
Posted By AdventureDave
I still use Thor force and they are about $100ish...

I still use Thor force and they are about $100ish (is that the price range you were after)

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models.aspx?ModelID=23453

cheers

David
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 54,187
Posted By AdventureDave
the Safari tank works with the original seat and...

the Safari tank works with the original seat and doesnt need a fuel pump, so is a good option. The KTM Adventure tank needs a fuel pump, but the Genuine KTM 18 lt tank needs the 'comfort' seat (std...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,084
Posted By AdventureDave
I finally got around to tidying up the airbox. I...

I finally got around to tidying up the airbox. I removed the std ktm tooltube from the rear subframe and folded up a battery box out of aluminium checker plate. the new battery box is only just big...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By AdventureDave
fan kit

I just posted the parts for fan kit on the other thread so hereya

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=202012

cheers

David

PS dont believe the KTM ads, it is still way cheaper...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,712
Posted By AdventureDave
fan install

this is the link you are after

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=202012


Cheers

David
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 25,087
Posted By AdventureDave
Check out post #63. the answer you're after is in...

Check out post #63. the answer you're after is in post #79.

Cheers

David
Forum: Australia 11-23-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,408
Posted By AdventureDave
I'm with you here Troy I have been waiting to see...

I'm with you here Troy I have been waiting to see the Husqvarna 900 Dual sport. Cant be far away.......can it?

Cheers

David
Forum: Australia 11-18-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,246
Posted By AdventureDave
You sure about that? ...

You sure about that?

http://www.tennierindustries.com/index.html

"Tennier Industries, Inc. is a leading U.S. military contractor for technically constructed performance uniform items, equipage...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,931,315
Posted By AdventureDave
Remember the 625SXC (sold in Australia till '07)...

Remember the 625SXC (sold in Australia till '07) had the FCR carbs and different bar setups. The decomp was on the bars although the choke was left on the carb (reach under the tank and pull the...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,271
Posted By AdventureDave
MSC steering dampers

Another (dear) alternative is the msc/rallemoto billet iphone case. Not waterproof, but the video is pretty funny if you want to see how strong they are, dropping from a speeding car etc.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,834
Posted By AdventureDave
jiggle syphon

dont you guys have jiggle syphon's?

https://www.whitworths.com.au/main_itemdetail.asp?cat=135&item=67399


cheers

David

whoops just reread OP "Something of a suitable commercial level not...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,335
Posted By AdventureDave
I agree completely and my other tent is one of...

I agree completely and my other tent is one of these

http://redverz.com/

I like to be able to stand up to get changed some days.

Cheers

David
Forum: Australia 11-08-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,335
Posted By AdventureDave
http://www.exped.com/exped/web/exped_homepage_int....

http://www.exped.com/exped/web/exped_homepage_int.nsf

I have a Venus 2 UL freestanding waterproof and very light. The Venus 3 and Orion and good as well.





A lot to be said for this. Buy...
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