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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By B1
30th & 31st May 2015 Chris Birch rider training southeast Queensland

Just booked in for this, was thinking about the Graham Jarvis training that's been and gone now but apparently Chris is a THE top notch teacher and instructor - everyone seems to rave about his...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,341
Posted By B1
i think they are a great choice in the mid-range...

i think they are a great choice in the mid-range price bracket... using the same criteria there may be others equally as good but a lot of the manufacturers either don't have dual/variable density...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
thanks freshhorse! only problem is i occasionally...

thanks freshhorse! only problem is i occasionally film ruben from our trials club and feel as if we haven't learned anything yet. :D

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Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,341
Posted By B1
not too clear on this reeksy... there's a US...

not too clear on this reeksy... there's a US website that says the sizing is consistently a bit out across the range but the australian distributor i spoke to said it was quite accurate. possibly...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By B1
:clap this is SO good to see! i'll try to make it...

:clap this is SO good to see! i'll try to make it but could be a bit too knocked around by the endurocross the day before. :muutt
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By B1
damn i composed a reply days ago but obviously...

damn i composed a reply days ago but obviously didn't hit send. :huh

re: the bars, i've just got stock ktm bars and everything fits easily with room to slide the clake in and out a far bit so i...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-21-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 755,840
Posted By B1
she's cool hey? and yesterday i was filming young...

she's cool hey? and yesterday i was filming young ruben... incredibly talented guy who picked up the national junior championships in both trials and endurocross last year. :clap

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
thanks guys, will keep pumping them out if they...

thanks guys, will keep pumping them out if they are useful. and just for the hell of it, these vids too of just our everyday rides...

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Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By B1
Toby Price is in for all three rounds!

Toby Price confirmed that after his stunning success gaining 3rd on the Podium at Dakar that he will be contesting all 3 rounds of the Australian enduro-x nationals. Brisbane fans will get the first...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,341
Posted By B1
i never checked different goggles but another...

i never checked different goggles but another review i read said there'd be no problem fitting any goggles as the area is quite large - it was a comparison with the airoh from memory, if you wanted...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By B1
no, frankly that SHARP mob look extremely dodgy...

no, frankly that SHARP mob look extremely dodgy (Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme (http://sharp.direct.gov.uk/)). i've emailed them twice now and still don't have a reply, asking for...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,341
Posted By B1
cheers griffo. i'd be very keen to get that mx...

cheers griffo. i'd be very keen to get that mx tourer for adventure riding, it's way lighter than just about anything else out there. but will probably wait till nsw caves in too and allows the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-16-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 755,840
Posted By B1
one of the girls i ride with. took ages to find...

one of the girls i ride with. took ages to find out she wasn't expected to walk again after a drunk driver rammed her a few years ago.

how she's racing and getting very hard to keep up with......
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,341
Posted By B1
Suomy Mr Jump helmet review: ultra light, ventilated & safer

i've done quite a few dirt rides now with the suomy mr jump. after one of our key rider organisers got a nasty brain injury last year i did heaps of research and figured this was the best mid-priced...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By B1
trying to find some, hehe! they might be issues...

trying to find some, hehe! they might be issues guys are raising on youtube... some think it looks exposed and could get damaged easily but can't find any cases of this. but personally i think if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
thanks gordon, certainly never meant to put so...

thanks gordon, certainly never meant to put so much energy into the vids but knowing guys all over the place enjoy them makes it worthwhile and enjoyable too. :freaky

despite riding in a t-shirt i...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By B1
true. one of the helmet specialists was...

true. one of the helmet specialists was explaining it to me and squeezed the helmet in from the sides and you could see the whole helmet flex... a while back i would have thought that meant it was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
messing around with a swivel cam... should get...

messing around with a swivel cam... should get some good footage once the rough edges are knocked off. :D

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Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By B1
suomy mr jump test review

i'm general editor for a national brain injury magazine, and when a close friend got a bad brain injury from an everyday stack i did a pile of research and chose the suomy mr jump as it seems to be...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By B1
that's great if the vids are a help, we've had a...

that's great if the vids are a help, we've had a pile of fun so far stitching them together... it's been a surprise so many have been happy with watching noobs tackle new techniques instead of...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By B1
Clake Two: combined easy clutch & rear brake system

it's expensive but it's the ant's pants for dirt bikes. this has worked so well i'm now considering it for the DR650...

essentially the clake 2 uses two levers and some cool tricks to provide an...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By B1
do the levers look weird? you'd pick a clake...

do the levers look weird? you'd pick a clake pretty quickly. the clake two looks like this...

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Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By B1
bump. a very good argument mark. personally...

bump.

a very good argument mark. personally i can't afford the top helmets so set about researching it all. at the moment my criteria are european standard and dual or variable density liner.
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Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,289
Posted By B1
+1. this thread is about changing the law, not...

+1. this thread is about changing the law, not bagging the cops. i know a few and they are all good blokes doing a tough job. like any profession, it has its rat bag element but so does the motorbike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
here it is! wasn't going to do this review for a...

here it is! wasn't going to do this review for a while but had a pile of questions so figured it was just easier to fast track the vid. :D

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
definitely. not sure why but i've really...

definitely. not sure why but i've really struggled to learn covering the rear brake which is critical for not just wheelies but a lot of the the trickier techniques when you are on or past the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,895
Posted By B1
bump. if anyone is after info still we've got two...

bump. if anyone is after info still we've got two training vids out now for standing and sit down wheelies.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
a new training vid finally, had to wait for the...

a new training vid finally, had to wait for the ribs to heal up a bit. :cry

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Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By B1
interesting... can't comment as i've only owned...

interesting... can't comment as i've only owned the XR400, but i reckon it would be fairly similar to the DRZ400 vs DR650 debate for adventure riding. the DRZ is lighter and would be better if there...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,775
Posted By B1
i've been messing around with the do-it-yourself...

i've been messing around with the do-it-yourself gopro swivel mount (http://www.gospin360.com/diy.php). should provide some interesting footage but you definitely wouldn't want to ride all day with...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By B1
i'm not one for pack mentality. :D i'll be...

i'm not one for pack mentality. :D

i'll be tempted to do the same thing i did at wildwood extreme enduro... spend a few seconds at the start line staring at the pit girls while the young guys...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By B1
hey mark, damn that sounds like a hell of a...

hey mark, damn that sounds like a hell of a crash! glad you came out okay and that's brilliant if the neck brace did it's thing.

i'm sure there's a lot of politics involved with the helmet...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 755,840
Posted By B1
some epic riding by two of the local lads. this...

some epic riding by two of the local lads. this is the sort of thing we are aiming for with applying trials techniques to dirt riding. :clap

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
thanks for the support guys... romaniacs booked...

thanks for the support guys... romaniacs booked out ages ago but they offer places if you have a great excuse. explained i could do a pile of promo vids but they just got back and said unfortunately...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
thanks guys, i had no thoughts along these lines...

thanks guys, i had no thoughts along these lines but a pile of youtube viewers are suggesting online things like "fundme". i've never accepted charity in my life but they are suggesting i could do a...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By B1
yeah, i think i'll give it a shot. may as well...

yeah, i think i'll give it a shot. may as well make use of the $350 MA licence i needed to do the wildwood extreme enduro. you going along to spectate and heckle me? :D

riding at night should be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 34,502
Posted By B1
rod is a sucker for punishment and wants to go to...

rod is a sucker for punishment and wants to go to romaniacs again this year so we went looking for snotty hills to practice on. he wants me to go with him and all i need is $6000. :huh

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Forum: Equipment 01-02-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By B1
neck braces are an interesting one, commonsense...

neck braces are an interesting one, commonsense dictates they should be a great protection item although some argue that in the wrong type of crash it could lead to internal decapitation.... be...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By B1
cheers mminob, 6D are definitely putting in the...

cheers mminob, 6D are definitely putting in the effort unlike most helmet manufacturers. i checked in with a top helmet specialists and they said "very promising" but wanted to see the detailed...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By B1
i forgot to mention, it's not all doom and gloom....

i forgot to mention, it's not all doom and gloom. research has shown that helmets are generally getting better as the quality of materials and construction improves so over time they are getting a...
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