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Forum: Australia 02-16-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,249
Posted By Reckless Relic
Complacency will get ya every time

Four weeks ago my son and I went out for a quick ride one of those times when your not really committed only half paying attention after all its dry and I know the track, then bang down I go :huh ...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,024
Posted By Reckless Relic
If you have time take run up the finke gorge...

If you have time take run up the finke gorge track to Hermannsberg.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,798
Posted By Reckless Relic
why not a KLR

Or do you mean

WHY WHY, no not a KLR. :rofl

Its true KLR's have their problems but they have their strengths to and as soon as I can find one Ill let you know :D

Seriously if its an issue...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Reckless Relic
Hey Tvan is the King Billy track open through to...

Hey Tvan is the King Billy track open through to Mt Howett I had to turn back last time i was up there as one section was a log dump from the floods of a couple years ago
Forum: Australia 02-04-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,884
Posted By Reckless Relic
I'm happy to support the idea and get people in...

I'm happy to support the idea and get people in touch with whats going but like AusGoFar I wounder if we need another forum. Most of my riding is on fire trails in the high country and of late Ive...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,731
Posted By Reckless Relic
Me too, but not this year

The CSR is on my radar and have started the planning for a 2014 trip.
I have to ask what are you riding and what sort of setup are you using to carry that amount of fuel and water, a trip like this...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,833
Posted By Reckless Relic
Don't worry we've all done that,:baldy the best...

Don't worry we've all done that,:baldy the best way Ive found to prevent it is to put a bit of air into the tube just enough to round it out into the tyre itself the other thing that can help is to...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By Reckless Relic
A New Year

Happy New Year to all :freakyI hope 2013 is a year full of mateship and adventure for all.
Forum: Australia 12-25-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 31,731
Posted By Reckless Relic
Keep up the fight guys

Just like to pass on my encouragement to all of you who are taking up the challenge, I gave up smoking nearly 20 years ago one of the milestones in my life no matter how hard it gets guys keep up the...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5,062
Views: 352,852
Posted By Reckless Relic
One of my favorites <iframe...

One of my favorites
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Forum: Australia 12-07-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5,062
Views: 352,852
Posted By Reckless Relic
Who could forget

Rediscovered this recently
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Forum: Australia 11-30-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5,062
Views: 352,852
Posted By Reckless Relic
Blast from the past

Showing my age here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MQRCCNncGA
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-17-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,194
Posted By Reckless Relic
Dave took the stills and the first video on his...

Dave took the stills and the first video on his iPhone the video I out up was taken with a Nikon AW100 pocket camera.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,194
Posted By Reckless Relic
Blue Rag Range

Hey Dave thanks for putting up the ride report good to hear that everyone enjoyed themselves, who knows it may become a Tight Ass Adventure Tour annual event. :clap

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Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,895
Posted By Reckless Relic
Can the Cam

Hi, my experience has been that while the 660 cam may give a little more at the top end it has little or now benefit at low or mid range.
My bike has the 102mm bore but hasn't had the long stroke...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,895
Posted By Reckless Relic
Thats the sort of range I get with the 39 FCR,...

Thats the sort of range I get with the 39 FCR, Ive compared it to a mates BST40 before he fitted a FCR and they where pretty much the same in normal riding. Now twistthe right wrist with the FCR and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,165
Posted By Reckless Relic
Chrome might be the go

I doubt you would have much luck painting the header pipes if they are in good condition you could look into having then plated it doent have to be the useral chrome there is a satin vertion...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,895
Posted By Reckless Relic
Just too rich of the very bottom for the 39 FCR I...

Just too rich of the very bottom for the 39 FCR I found it hard to start after a down hill at no throttle the #40 pilot jet cleaned it up without a problem.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,895
Posted By Reckless Relic
Try a JD kit

Hi Juames, I run a 39 FCR on my 2003 and use a JD Jetting kit for the 625 sxc bike has never run better the only thing I needed to change was the pilot jet the kit suggests a #45 but Ive ended up...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,895
Posted By Reckless Relic
Nice bike

Hey Jawk, nice bike
Where did the clear faring come from is that standard I havent seen one before?
Regarding gear Ive found my enduro MX gear is OK I still prefer to wear MX style boot for the...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,935
Posted By Reckless Relic
No blame

I think people are forgeting one important point, that is that the TAC system is a no blame system sure you after an stack you could be fined by the police for wearing a illegal helmet but TAC still...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 132,952
Posted By Reckless Relic
We hear your pain Troy :rofl But seriously...

We hear your pain Troy :rofl

But seriously Troy a big thank you to you and others for the info in this thread :clap its great couldnt be better.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,549
Posted By Reckless Relic
A balanced opinion????

Hi Zacatfish
I wouldnt worry to much about the crank returning to top dead centre each time that needs to happen as the static balance of the crank difers to what happens dynamically when its in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,895
Posted By Reckless Relic
Hi Robert sorry to hear about you troubles I...

Hi Robert sorry to hear about you troubles I think you need to be a bit carefull with these guys your dealing with to the best of my knowledge the LC4 engine has never been fitted with an oil sensor....
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Reckless Relic
Have a look of the carby breather tubes and check...

Have a look of the carby breather tubes and check the are not got dirt in the end when it gets wet it swells and can block tubes preventing the carby from breathing .
Ive seen it happen on enduro...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By Reckless Relic
Im sure that none of the 640 lc4 are fitted with...

Im sure that none of the 640 lc4 are fitted with oil presure switches I know my 2003 doent have one, the speedo on these bikes gets used across a few other bikes which may have oil sensors.
I...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,846
Posted By Reckless Relic
Fair Deal?

In all fairness guys $50 for a test ride isnt that bad as long as its a good one,
say Sydney to Alice and back. :rofl
Forum: Australia 06-05-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Reckless Relic
Thanks for the replies everyone. Hey DANNOj...

Thanks for the replies everyone.
Hey DANNOj great pics how old are they? Yes there are two very large fridges one dedicated to coldies :D
Forum: Australia 06-04-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,865
Posted By Reckless Relic
G,day Ive got a Nuvi 500 and find it great its...

G,day
Ive got a Nuvi 500 and find it great its loaded with the Aus topo maps, what I find good about it is being a bit bigger than some GPS units I can read it from a distance while Im riding.
Forum: Australia 06-04-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Reckless Relic
Camping in the Simpson

Hi folks
Can anyone suggest some of the better campsites to stop at in the Simpson Desert, we have a trip heading off in August with 5 bikes and 2 4WD crossing from West to East taking the french...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,895
Posted By Reckless Relic
Thanks for that, Ive been getting a few bits from...

Thanks for that, Ive been getting a few bits from the UK bikersjersey.com their pretty good on price but are chargeing $70 poastage. Like you Im happy to support my local KTM dealer but sorry that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,895
Posted By Reckless Relic
USA parts

Hey GreyDawggg, Who did you by the parts off in the USA?
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,582
Posted By Reckless Relic
Ups and downs of PHDS

Hi there
The PHDS need to be fitted with the SX triple clamps as the raised section on the clamps fits into the recess on the PDHS units keeping them in line. Im not sure you could use them on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,895
Posted By Reckless Relic
Try Loctite 515 master gasket Ive used it...

Try Loctite 515 master gasket Ive used it extensively to seal metal to metal surfaces in not only bike engines but in 4000 psi hydraulics its like most Loctite products it wont set until the parts...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By Reckless Relic
Thanks XRider I had a feeling there could be...

Thanks XRider
I had a feeling there could be some issues but didnt realy know for sure, I guess better to play it safe and use two cables and have the thing work.

Thanks for the reply:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By Reckless Relic
Two for one

Anyone know if you can run a trail tech Vapor and an ICO from the same single speedo sender and cable?
Im trying to keep the clutter down from so many cables and plugs if it would work I was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,582
Posted By Reckless Relic
Hi 996DL Thanks mate I had a look at the...

Hi 996DL
Thanks mate
I had a look at the Fasst flex system looks very interesting.
What do the brass insert do how heavy are they?
I might have a problem useing them though as my steering dampner...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,582
Posted By Reckless Relic
Thanks for the replies It sounds like they will...

Thanks for the replies
It sounds like they will fit the bill, your right they a rich in price I Googled and found a UK site www.bikersjersey.com (http://www.bikersjersey.com) they sell them for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,582
Posted By Reckless Relic
KTM PHDS are they worth it?

Hi, anyone useing the KTM PHDS bar mounts?
Im doing up my 2003 640 Adventurer and rehashing the instrument setup and controls, I like the idea of the PHDS sytem hoping they would take up some of the...
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