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Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 853,955
Posted By BergDonk
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-uDrqnrHxAMY/U9r...

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 12-12-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By BergDonk
I'm very pleased with the Givi Silver ...

I'm very pleased with the Givi Silver

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NTMzWDU2Nw==/$(KGrHqVHJB8E-N1cQ,wsBPq+V)Z4fg~~60_12.JPG
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Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,788
Posted By BergDonk
tell him 30 mins before, and he'll second guess...

tell him 30 mins before, and he'll second guess that, and still be late
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,788
Posted By BergDonk
Should be just over the next rise

Should be just over the next rise
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,788
Posted By BergDonk
How bad can it be?

How bad can it be?
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5,774
Views: 367,302
Posted By BergDonk
1st, or 2nd rule od bicycling, is 'its always a...

1st, or 2nd rule od bicycling, is 'its always a headwind'.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
OEM electrics are fine with the EarthX in my DR.

OEM electrics are fine with the EarthX in my DR.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5,774
Views: 367,302
Posted By BergDonk
Enjoy Gundaroo, smell and all. If I didn't have...

Enjoy Gundaroo, smell and all. If I didn't have to be elsewhere, I'd be there.

Merry Christmas and all that to all, catch up next year.

Contemplating a 4 day ride to Mallacoota next year,...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,788
Posted By BergDonk
If there is no witness, it never happened.

If there is no witness, it never happened.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,788
Posted By BergDonk
Its not an off unless you separate from the bike.

Its not an off unless you separate from the bike.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,788
Posted By BergDonk
Light, strong, cheap, pick two.

Light, strong, cheap, pick two.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,788
Posted By BergDonk
MC Throwaway Lines

The best you've ridden is the best you know. For many that's enough, for some its a start.

Momentum is your friend, until its not.

Doesn't look tooooo bad.

Ridng a bike is a bit like sex,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 12-11-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,450
Posted By BergDonk
+1 for well setup suspension. I spend a lot of...

+1 for well setup suspension. I spend a lot of time getting my suspension right for me. Like 3 revalves of the rear Ohlins on my S10. Helps that I have a good mate whose business is suspension and I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 169,387
Posted By BergDonk
Correct. I put the 'stock' bearing in first as...

Correct. I put the 'stock' bearing in first as normal using a disc that covers the entire bearing, inner and outer together. Next, drop the shortened spacer in, then with a threaded rod and discs...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
Nothing getting in, or out of yours Russell,...

Nothing getting in, or out of yours Russell, they're all taped up :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
Nipple Fitting Downside

Grease has the habit of finding the easy way out, which is normally only one way. Some of the grease gets replaced, but most stays the same. Doesn't hurt, but not the whole solution, you still need...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 469,515
Posted By BergDonk
Aussie Talkback Radio Helpline

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> DJ - "G'day mate, Aussie Helpline...What's the problem cobber?"
Caller - "I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 169,387
Posted By BergDonk
And upon reflection, marking the clutch pinion...

And upon reflection, marking the clutch pinion shaft does have merit. But so that you make sure it fits up in a different position, not where it once was.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 169,387
Posted By BergDonk
The bearing's bush isn't something that could be...

The bearing's bush isn't something that could be supplied off the shelf and ready to go. There is variation in the castings, and so each one would need to be properly fitted to each hub. Could be an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By BergDonk
Fairly common leak spot on DR650s. A bit random,...

Fairly common leak spot on DR650s. A bit random, and variable amount, but common. Also the excess sealant isn't unusual on them, presumably done by the apprentice on Fri afternoons.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,010,428
Posted By BergDonk
:bueller

:bueller
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,010,428
Posted By BergDonk
GPS Mount

SW Motech with a lump of nylon instead of the flimsy std arrangement.

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Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 469,515
Posted By BergDonk
I'm Over 60, I Don't Care

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> This chick looked at my beer belly last night and sarcastically said, "Is that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
and FWIW Alt Prt Scr gets you just the active...

and FWIW Alt Prt Scr gets you just the active window on the clipboard.

I been away for a few days, catching up now.

Here's my Vapor dash for whoever asked for it :D
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,010,428
Posted By BergDonk
Entertaining discussion gents. FWIW, as a...

Entertaining discussion gents. FWIW, as a surveyor in a previous life, I used lots of benchmarks:...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 169,387
Posted By BergDonk
DR2 Assembly Gets Serious

Started to put the engine together a few pages back:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25578853&postcount=970

Then today, bolted up in the real shiny 'new' frame, assembled the top...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
I use a squishy cut up old mouse pad for securing...

I use a squishy cut up old mouse pad for securing battery bolts, same effect, and much easier to get the threads started when a couple of extra terminations are on there.
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
Something for those bored of oil discussions

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-nyAGQ1DEobQ/VH6uiCykH_I/AAAAAAAAH5Q/O6gKvDK9-D4/s912/DSCI0914%2520%2528Medium%2529.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
But how do you know it had the right amount to...

But how do you know it had the right amount to start with Cyberdos?
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
Surely its gotta be level? Too many...

Surely its gotta be level?

Too many variables for it to be on the stand, factory sidestands, preload, tyre wear and size etc.
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14,607
Views: 1,968,480
Posted By BergDonk
120x17s are available: ...

120x17s are available:
http://motorcycletyres.net.au/project/e07-dual-sport/

A good mate of mine who's fussy about his tyres and likes and uses E07 rears prefers the handling of the 120 over the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 169,387
Posted By BergDonk
DR 1.5 Cush Hub Upgrade

A while back, 3938 kms in fact, I fitted a 4205 double row bearing, wider than stock, but narrower than the 3205s I'd been using previously. This was recommended by enim57, a mechanical engineer...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 169,387
Posted By BergDonk
Chaingang Sprocket

While the wheel was out I decided on another project, which meant removing the sprocket from the cush hub.


...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 169,387
Posted By BergDonk
Flat Tyre

Coming home last Sunday I got that 'feeling' in the bum about 50 kms from home and storms hovering. Up on the pegs and OK, so kept going, waiting for the bead to peel off the rim. At 60-70 kph got...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14,607
Views: 1,968,480
Posted By BergDonk
Rear Tyres

E07 is best value for life, <> 10,000 kms and OK grip as long as not sloppy or real soft.
606 - 3-4000 kms
E09 - <> 5000 kms
T63 - depends on where its made, Czech same as E09, Thai 3-4000 kms
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14,607
Views: 1,968,480
Posted By BergDonk
DR650SE Seat

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ODcgyuu3iHQ/VH5XGGtDq9I/AAAAAAAAH3g/hbHUwJblSN4/s725/DSCI0899%2520%2528Small%2529.JPG

Help?
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 700,313
Posted By BergDonk
Almost first thing I noticed, now I need to know...

Almost first thing I noticed, now I need to know more :ear
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 12-01-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,010,428
Posted By BergDonk
There is a 'menu' inside the fuse box cover, not...

There is a 'menu' inside the fuse box cover, not hard to figure out once in there.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,090,197
Posted By BergDonk
Small chunks and keep the bead in the rim well...

Small chunks and keep the bead in the rim well and its a few minutes job.
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