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Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18,047
Views: 1,927,672
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: 1,041
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: 17,984
Views: 2,164,664
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: 17,984
Views: 2,164,664
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: 1,950
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: 18,047
Views: 1,927,672
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: 2,219
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: 5,133
Views: 536,223
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: 18,047
Views: 1,927,672
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: 2,384
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: 18,047
Views: 1,927,672
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: 1,103
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: 5,133
Views: 536,223
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: 2,125
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: 1,894
Views: 216,626
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: 18,047
Views: 1,927,672
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: 18,047
Views: 1,927,672
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: 955
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: 1,560
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: 8,931
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: 21,206
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: 12,876
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: 2,197
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: 41,524
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: 804,301
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: 646
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: 41,524
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: 5,133
Views: 536,223
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: 5,133
Views: 536,223
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: 5,133
Views: 536,223
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: 18,047
Views: 1,927,672
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: 18,047
Views: 1,927,672
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
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18,047
Views: 1,927,672
Posted By Oz-Strom
[QUOTE=gen;23043537]First time I've seen this....

[QUOTE=gen;23043537]First time I've seen this. Anyone tried it? Half the price of the Adventure-Spec. Looks similar to the Flatland Racing...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,524
Posted By Oz-Strom
Some Dakar bike p*rn @ # 539

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23020897#post23020897

http://www.mcnews.com.au/NewsArchives/2013/December/Yamaha_450_Rally_RHF.jpg
Forum: Australia 12-18-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 105,330
Posted By Oz-Strom
Cyril's Dakar bike (P*rn)

http://www.mcnews.com.au/NewsArchives/2013/December/Yamaha_450_Rally.htm
Forum: Australia 12-02-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By Oz-Strom
Question Have been following this thread with interest. ...

Have been following this thread with interest. As for ditching the cradle, has anyone come up with a plug arrangement to connect charger to handset? Calling elponkin for some input here
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 23,624
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have a couple of roll top type bags 30L and 20L...

I have a couple of roll top type bags 30L and 20L from Anaconda bought on special. Aldi also recently had some cheap ones which I intend to use as inner bags for soft panniers....
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By Oz-Strom
Thanks - might just go for it as it sounds like...

Thanks - might just go for it as it sounds like more fun than trailing around the shops
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By Oz-Strom
Question Bali dirt bike tours

I am considering escaping the missus and her shopping for 3 or 4 days while in in Bali for a few weeks. This lot have a 4 day ride starting 18 Jan 2014.
http://www.baliwilderness.com/...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By Oz-Strom
Maybe it is this? ...

Maybe it is this?
http://www.eicma.it/en/2013/11/honda-nc750x/
http://www.eicma.it/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/HondaNC750XDCT-700x325.jpg
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