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Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 384,908
Posted By livo
I've got a "one tooth larger" (i.e. 15tooth)...

I've got a "one tooth larger" (i.e. 15tooth) front sprocket on mine and it now does 100km/h a bit more comfortably. 90km/h is probably the sweet spot in the rev range now for my little beastie

1...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,844
Posted By livo
err... cool story bro?

err... cool story bro?
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,684
Posted By livo
I'd buy a hiviz yellow helmet, I'm just so sick...

I'd buy a hiviz yellow helmet, I'm just so sick of everything being black. Although I don't want to go down the path of the fruit salad MX gear either hahaha :evil
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,684
Posted By livo
Looks like a few stores are starting to stock...

Looks like a few stores are starting to stock these... haven't seen any in my local area yet, but has anyone here had a hands-on?

Doens't look like they're bringing the hi-vis yellow or the plain...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 384,908
Posted By livo
It's a very light bike, so much so that it...

It's a very light bike, so much so that it develops a 'weave' on the highway at about 100 which can be a bit disconcerting as first.
If you want something faster try the DRZ400 or the DR650

I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 384,908
Posted By livo
The bike will do 100 fairly comfortably. But if...

The bike will do 100 fairly comfortably. But if you're wanting to cruise at 110-115, this is not the bike for you.

I put a 1 tooth-larger (15) sprocket on the front of mine and it is a tiny bit...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,028
Posted By livo
Laugh I'm so keen for this. I'll just be spectating,...

I'm so keen for this. I'll just be spectating, but it should be a bloody good show! When I described what enduro-x was to the girlfriend, she was pretty interested and is coming along too. Reckon she...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,807
Posted By livo
:thumb sounds like it's coming along well. There...

:thumb sounds like it's coming along well. There should be a few KLR threads down in "Thumpers" if you want more specific info

You be doing the doohickey mod before you know it :D
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,684
Posted By livo
Looks good. I'm very happy with the quality and...

Looks good. I'm very happy with the quality and fit of my Bell Star helmet.... this one might be my next purchase when my Zeus wears out. And $250 is a pretty tasty price
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,807
Posted By livo
Hmm? I missed the bit where any part of the...

Hmm? I missed the bit where any part of the thread could be offensive to old mate. If you read real careful, the regulars are taking the piss out of each other, not the new guy

Cool ya jets dude
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 143,569
Posted By livo
Just spotted about 4 KLRs loaded up to the brim...

Just spotted about 4 KLRs loaded up to the brim at the Yamanto maccas in Ipswich

And no milk crates either




:hide
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,330
Posted By livo
Laugh The last one was a blast, so I'll try and make it...

The last one was a blast, so I'll try and make it on the 8th. I'll be on my trusty DR-Z 250 again :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 384,908
Posted By livo
Thanks for the tip. Hopefully should be able to...

Thanks for the tip. Hopefully should be able to diagnose what is actually wrong on the weekend.


The wedding is in Hanmer Springs. I've done a couple of road trips on the south island already -...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 384,908
Posted By livo
speedo not working

My speedo stopped working today, but I think it's a pretty minor fix. Was having coffee with a mate today when a pretty heavy shower went over and when I jumped back on the bike, speedo was showing...
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,171
Posted By livo
Far out - although it turned to crap, this thread...

Far out - although it turned to crap, this thread has been entertaining to say the least :deal
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 17,403
Posted By livo
Blast! I'm getting a haircut that weekend :D ...

Blast! I'm getting a haircut that weekend :D



Hahah, nah, it's in the calendar :clap will have to assess availibility closer to the date, but it sounds like fun
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 17,403
Posted By livo
+1 on April sometime, but probably not near Easter

+1 on April sometime, but probably not near Easter
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 17,403
Posted By livo
Good idea - I might be keen to tag along on my...

Good idea - I might be keen to tag along on my drz250 if the dates line up. I'm a bit of a write-off until mid-Jan though (uni marking in Nov and going to Europe in Dec). Go with whatever dates and...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19,746
Views: 2,389,329
Posted By livo
One of the funniest things I've read on here in a...

One of the funniest things I've read on here in a while :rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,171
Posted By livo
That's a top story right there. I think a lot of...

That's a top story right there. I think a lot of this perceived loss of mateship problem is actually just a lack of proper manners. Whoever the parents of that young guy were, they brought him up...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,606
Posted By livo
And here I was thinking that Muzz, wildo and I...

And here I was thinking that Muzz, wildo and I were the only young ADVriders :D I'm 27, about to turn 28 and never really see many other people my age on the road, especially on bikes.

Good work...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 10,245
Views: 2,149,326
Posted By livo
Ah crap, I think a few of my braincells died just...

Ah crap, I think a few of my braincells died just reading that :lol3:lol3
And I didn't realize that Bogan was a word over in the US
Forum: Australia 09-20-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19,746
Views: 2,389,329
Posted By livo
Happy birthday champion :freaky:freaky Hope it...

Happy birthday champion :freaky:freaky
Hope it was a good 'un
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,933
Posted By livo
Mmm, I'd rather make a bike insurance claim than...

Mmm, I'd rather make a bike insurance claim than a medical or life insurance claim.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 324,198
Posted By livo
Yeah, Scrivens, what brand tuner did you go with?...

Yeah, Scrivens, what brand tuner did you go with? I read your write-up of it earlier in this thread and it sounds like a pretty good mod.

My bikes are already well and farkled, so now I'm working...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 103,266
Posted By livo
maybe phil's been bitten by the v-strom bug after...

maybe phil's been bitten by the v-strom bug after spending the time on the new 1000 :evil
Forum: OZ Vendors 09-12-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,628
Posted By livo
Yeah! It's coming up quick. I've just registered...

Yeah! It's coming up quick. I've just registered as a presenter :D they'll take almost anyone, haha :evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 324,198
Posted By livo
Laugh Yep, was just about to post that. Whenever I...

Yep, was just about to post that.

Whenever I take Dad's w800 for a spin, I come back with a sore face from the stupid grin I've had the whole time :D:D:D
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 324,198
Posted By livo
:tb:tb

:tb:tb
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,764
Posted By livo
Oh wow - 1980. I don't even think my parents were...

Oh wow - 1980. I don't even think my parents were even married at that stage. I wasn't due on the scene for a number of years after that :lol3

I haven't had a speeding ticket, but once got a...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,376
Posted By livo
Laugh setting off tomorrow

Righto, well we're finally pulling our finger out and heading off. Being sick sucks pretty bad - it's knocked us both about pretty bad and I'm only just starting to feel human again now. Because I'm...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,376
Posted By livo
Hey mate - yeah I have a spot. Just gotta find my...

Hey mate - yeah I have a spot. Just gotta find my login details and I'll post up a link tomorrow :D (haven't used it since the start of the year)

We're leaving on Saturday if everything goes to...
Forum: Australia 06-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,243
Posted By livo
:rofl:rofl Funniest thing I've read on ADVrider...

:rofl:rofl
Funniest thing I've read on ADVrider this week
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 384,908
Posted By livo
Yeah, the V-Strom is a great mile muncher. Did a...

Yeah, the V-Strom is a great mile muncher. Did a 5000km trip down through NSW and VIC at the beginning of the year and she didn't miss a beat :clap I am turning the DR-Z into a mile muncher as well...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 324,198
Posted By livo
Yeah, there isn't a lot of "throw you back on the...

Yeah, there isn't a lot of "throw you back on the seat" power, but there's a decent amount of torque at any speed in any gear. The while the power is there, it isn't jarring..... it's more...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,376
Posted By livo
Cheers mate! :freaky I'll keep a close eye on...

Cheers mate! :freaky
I'll keep a close eye on it and make sure I pack a contingency plan

A couple of guys at my motorbike store of choice think that we're a bit mad to do this trip on 250s .......
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 384,908
Posted By livo
New renthal handlebars

Howdy all,
I've just fitted some new renthal 7/8 handlebars and protaper pillowtop grips, so I thought I'd chuck up a couple of photos to share the story and some of the little problems I...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,376
Posted By livo
Update - countdown to d-day

Well, we've both finished exams (donmoto doing his and me, marking my students) and are prepping like mad for our departure. We've knuckled down and set the departure date as 5th of July (a week from...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,196
Posted By livo
Hey Flick, There is a certain art to picking...

Hey Flick,

There is a certain art to picking up a bike... check out some vids on youtube. I'm about the same size as you and I can pick up my V-strom (weighs over 200kgs) .... Don't ask me how I...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,196
Posted By livo
Yeah, I was at the snail trails ride too (I was...

Yeah, I was at the snail trails ride too (I was on the only DR-Z 250). I reckon you did pretty damn good on the 400 - you've only had it 6 weeks....get the bike sorted out, give it at least another 6...
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