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Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7,868
Views: 1,170,637
Posted By straylight*
Mmmm dat single swing arm ...

Mmmm dat single swing arm

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/Mission-R15.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,422
Posted By straylight*
:cry Terrible news, loved reading Ash On...

:cry

Terrible news, loved reading Ash On Bikes. R.I.P
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7,876
Views: 2,112,255
Posted By straylight*
Micro touring FTW! Got it from New Plymouth and...

Micro touring FTW! Got it from New Plymouth and rode it to Auckland. Riding up Awakino Gorge and Mt Messenger was... interesting... :D
Love to try the DB1K but on a 50cc would be nuts... don't think...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7,876
Views: 2,112,255
Posted By straylight*
Yep, its a wee two smoker. Apparently there's a...

Yep, its a wee two smoker. Apparently there's a quite a few in the UK and some European countries, I'm in NZ and they're definitely rare here. Rides like a smaller, louder, and slower version of the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7,876
Views: 2,112,255
Posted By straylight*
Just finished a 2 day, 400km ride on my Suzuki...

Just finished a 2 day, 400km ride on my Suzuki TS50XK. As the name suggests, its only 50cc. How's that for minimalist touring? :D

http://img263.imageshack.us/img263/9728/dsc0500sy.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 41,758
Posted By straylight*
Awesome site! Please also add CB1000R, CB600F,...

Awesome site! Please also add CB1000R, CB600F, 2011 CBR600F
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,851
Posted By straylight*
definitely number 1 on my list... :tb ...

definitely number 1 on my list... :tb


http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1087/5139018853_9f54687d0a_b.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4006/5139018483_cf58c5f03b_b.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,851
Posted By straylight*
I was highly impressed by the CB600F hornet, only...

I was highly impressed by the CB600F hornet, only thing lacking was wind protection. Now this CBR600F has just shot to top spot on my wanted list. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7,868
Views: 1,170,637
Posted By straylight*
Smoother engine (although slightly less powerful...

Smoother engine (although slightly less powerful than the S3)
The hornet felt more nimble, it has a very small turn radius and feels slightly lighter.

I mostly do short distance urban commuting,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7,868
Views: 1,170,637
Posted By straylight*
CB600F hornet. Incredibly easy to ride, light,...

CB600F hornet. Incredibly easy to ride, light, nimble and more than enough power for around town. I've also tested similar bikes like the Street Triple, ER-6F and SV650, the Hornet however would be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
Thanks Klay, this is the first time I did an oil...

Thanks Klay, this is the first time I did an oil change since purchase 6 months ago. Looks like the previous owner had a habit of over torquing. My sprocket nut broke previously if you remember...
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Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
Hi guys, I've noticed that my DR has been leaking...

Hi guys, I've noticed that my DR has been leaking small amounts of oil from the drain plug, nothing major just a few drops per day.

So I did an oil change the other day and after I have loosened...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
My one has a kick start but often it refuses to...

My one has a kick start but often it refuses to work when the engine is cold, so I have to bump start, pretty easy due to the light weight. :D
Kick start works great when the engine is warm however,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
Could be due to worn swingarm bearings. I too had...

Could be due to worn swingarm bearings. I too had this squeaking noise, fixed by replacing the bearings.
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
I ordered it through a local bike store. The...

I ordered it through a local bike store. The model is Givi A603 if it helps...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,213
Posted By straylight*
DR200 ftw :D. Weighs similar the small KLX, KL,...

DR200 ftw :D. Weighs similar the small KLX, KL, WR, XR, CRF etc but with a larger fuel tank. It's my 'go anywhere' bike, perfect for exploring unmarked paths.
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Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
I've now added a Givi screen, works well blocking...

I've now added a Givi screen, works well blocking wind from the chest but instead it directs the wind to the head which makes riding slightly noisier but not a major problem. :D
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Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
I've been having some electrical problems...

I've been having some electrical problems recently. Seems like whenever I switch on the turn signal, instead of the indicator flashing, the main headlight begins flash. Is there a short some where?...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
They're great, no problems on paved or gravel...

They're great, no problems on paved or gravel roads.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
Didn't work for me as I tried using a high speed...

Didn't work for me as I tried using a high speed drill. Apparently low rpm, high torque drills work better.
My bike is now fixed, hope the bolt won't snap again leaving me stranded in the middle of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 25,517
Posted By straylight*
Amazing photos, keep them coming :beer

Amazing photos, keep them coming :beer
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By straylight*
I've always used rubber bands, ridden thousands...

I've always used rubber bands, ridden thousands of kms and even survived a crash, no problems at all. Yes, I'm a cheap bastard :D

http://img151.imageshack.us/img151/4315/dsc6813.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
I've also never had a problem with aftermarket...

I've also never had a problem with aftermarket sprockets on my previous bikes. Just want to see if this is a known dr200 issue... I just can't see how all aftermarket sprockets for the dr200 are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
Hi guys, A few days ago while riding my...

Hi guys,

A few days ago while riding my DR200 the front sprocket fell off. :eek1 On closer inspection it was due to the sprocket bolt breaking in half.

So anyway, I took it into the bike shop...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 15,489
Posted By straylight*
Fantastic report! I love this photo :rofl ...

Fantastic report! I love this photo :rofl
http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww61/rumba250/Yunnan%20Tour/yunnan%20tour%204/606.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
Its surprisingly useful when parking on uneven...

Its surprisingly useful when parking on uneven terrain :D




It's not a new bike by any means, getting ~30km/l is still very impressive compared to other bikes I've owned.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
Yip, it has a kick start and two side stands. ...

Yip, it has a kick start and two side stands.



NZ :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8,578
Views: 1,164,687
Posted By straylight*
Another newcomer here. :evil After months...

Another newcomer here. :evil

After months of research and comparing, finally bought a DR200 three weeks ago, mainly due to the inspiration from the minimalist touring and DR200 threads. It will...
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