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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:21 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 43,886
Posted By J_B
Ocr

Bikes now sorted and leaving Perth Thursday morning to drive to Broome.
Plan to duck out to Walcott inlet and kulumbaru then back into Drysdale for the 9th
Fingers crossed

2 x XR650r plus my...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,829
Posted By J_B
Adv Food

Just packed for a 8 -10 day ride thru the Kimberley , I think your daily rations are a little generous and bulky
...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,829
Posted By J_B
My two cents

Value for money are the carbonara packets, light weight and tasty.
Pack a few pepperoni sausages to beef them up.
Trail mix for lunch
Capo-chino satchels
Premix muesli and powdered milk.
...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By J_B
Adventure tire

Off-road it's hard to beat a Michelin Desert , great sidewall strength or if you are running long Kms MitasE09 corners a little better on the black top.

I don't have a lot of love for Dunlop 606...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 431,419
Posted By J_B
Mystery grommet

Came off the centre stand ,
Thanks for your help
Jb
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 431,419
Posted By J_B
What's this

I was pulling the rear wheel off , swapping tanks and seat etc on my 625sxc , when I cleaned up I found this rubber grommet .... Any suggestions where it lives??

...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,118
Posted By J_B
DC led lights

I want to wire up a 25 watt 6inch led bar light says it draws 1.6amps , can I wire this up the same way ?
Cheers
JB
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 431,419
Posted By J_B
Ktm racks

Still prefer soft panniers over the Giant Loop bags but always struggle with keeping the frames together. Finally got some made up which I copied of rickjames (RIP).

Heading up for the OCR so will...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By J_B
Freight

General freights the way to go , if you box it up its cheep as chips. Recent quote Perth to Sydney $220.00 for a crated bike
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By J_B
Good luck

Great adventure , I did the CSR solo and it's a wonderful experience.
I look forward to the ride report.
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,076
Posted By J_B
Avgas

Any issues with running straight avgas??

heading to the Kimberley soon and may need to borrow some off the Cessna pilot
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8,329
Views: 573,696
Posted By J_B
Swing arm

Thanks for the suggestions, now the swing arm is off I filled it with penetrating oil and now plan to weld a socket onto the bolt head and give it a twist with heat.
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 431,419
Posted By J_B
Seized Chain Adjuster

http://i1162.photobucket.com/albums/q537/jonbahen/fc11575a-f27b-45d2-bf9e-6412bc224336_zps00c7c67f.jpg...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8,329
Views: 573,696
Posted By J_B
Engineering Help

Can someone recommend a good engineering works or mechanics to extract the chain adjuster bolt from the KX swing arm, the it's stuck fast and a suspect will need to be drilled out and rethreaded.
...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 437,925
Posted By J_B
Scott's damper

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/roleystone/parts/scott-s-steering-damper-ktm/1049734756

Thanks good value
Forum: Australia 06-19-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,509
Posted By J_B
Csr

It's a lonely place just Sth of Billiluna , spent 2 days stuck last year and the quote to get a ute down from Hall Creek was $9,900. You guys did well to hitch out.

Thinking of upgrading to the...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8,329
Views: 573,696
Posted By J_B
Dr650

My brother emailed me the pic , I think they were at Marble Bar , 2 guys on matching dr's I think both from Albany , The Variety Bash was in town the same day , I think the Iron Clad hotel was...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14,324
Views: 1,864,465
Posted By J_B
Albany WA rider Spotted Pilbara

http://i1162.photobucket.com/albums/q537/jonbahen/photo_zps168abbb2.jpg (http://s1162.photobucket.com/user/jonbahen/media/photo_zps168abbb2.jpg.html)

These guys were wondering why the rear tire...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8,329
Views: 573,696
Posted By J_B
Spotted in the Pilbra last week

The guys were getting thru the tires , can't imagine why.....
http://i1162.photobucket.com/albums/q537/jonbahen/photo_zps168abbb2.jpg...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 43,886
Posted By J_B
Ocr

Anyone have any idea how many bikes may be at drysdale river station for the OCR?
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8,063
Views: 559,985
Posted By J_B
Xr650r

Assuming my bike has stock piston & compression

Should I run 91 octane or 98 octane ?

What oil change frequency if using it on open gravel roads 60-120kph cruising ?

Also may need to put a...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8,063
Views: 559,985
Posted By J_B
Xr650r fuel

Picked up a xr650 the other day and converting it to an adventure bike.

First project will be racks for soft panniers .
...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8,063
Views: 559,985
Posted By J_B
Led spots

sorry electrickery is not my strong point ,

If I hook up a led light via the DC feed , can I wire it through a relay so the with AC high beam feed switches the relay on?

Ie will a relay work...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8,063
Views: 559,985
Posted By J_B
Led light upgrade

Is there a direct LED swap for the standard light on the xr650r that offers a high/low beam .

Alternatively wiLL the stock stator put out enough DC power to splice in a LED spotlight into the...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 26,071
Posted By J_B
Tent

I have a MSR hubba, to be honest I find it a bit drafty as the fly doesn't extend to the ground.

While it only weighs 1.2 kgs on my last trip up the CSR and with no prospect of rain I gave it to...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8,063
Views: 559,985
Posted By J_B
xr650r Solft Pannier Racks

I have acquired a 650R and am setting it up for adventure. I would prefer to run Andystrap soft panniers.

(yes I have a giant loop but its not my preferred option for an approaching trip)

...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8,063
Views: 559,985
Posted By J_B
screw

Might be a bit tricky cutting a groove thru it in that position.

Otherwise a fine drill bit down the centre of the screw.

Good luck
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21,733
Views: 2,582,040
Posted By J_B
Racks

Thanks Sean-o but I need to carry a total of 48L of fuel so Like to get the weight down lower.

Is there a decent side rack system out there?
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21,733
Views: 2,582,040
Posted By J_B
Racks for Soft Panniers

Have just acquired a new project and would like to run Andystraps soft panniers for a trip thru the Kimberley .

What's the deal with the sub frame , and is there a reasonably strong side racks...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By J_B
Bike transport

My trick is to pack my bike into a crate and send it general freight to a destination , then fly and ride back,

Sent it Perth - Adelaide a while back then rode upto lake eyre then back to Perth...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14,324
Views: 1,864,465
Posted By J_B
dr 650 tank Required

anyone got a 20 L safari or Acerbis tank in white or Translucent sitting around that they would k=like to part with.

Can pick up in Perth or Sydney or pay postage
Cheers
JB
Forum: Australia 04-06-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,829
Posted By J_B
Csr

Great ride , pick a newer fuel injected bike as fuel is a critical issue in terms of distance and weight , did it solo last year and was the toughest thing I have ever completed , would think a...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By J_B
Ktm mech

Mike at Stargate did a good job on my 625 rebuild, provided part numbers to order the gear out of the USA then did the work.
Forum: Australia 03-18-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,678
Posted By J_B
Thumbs down CSR Breakdown

My bike bike failed to start 200kms Sth of Billiluna on the CSR last year, I was travelling solo so spent 36 hrs camped under a very small bush in a large spinifex plain track side. Managed to...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,509
Posted By J_B
Anne Beadell

Did the AB in 2011 on a DRZ 400 56L on board was plenty with at least 6L in reserve , the stretch between Ililuka and CP is the biggest leg you will find on the whole trip but the riding conditions...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21,733
Views: 2,582,040
Posted By J_B
Xr650r

My mate has just purchased a 2004xr650r. He has asked me to wire in an auxiliary lead for gps etc,

Does the xr650 have a battery if not then is it possible to pick up DC power somewhere ?
...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 236,517
Posted By J_B
Ballistic Battery Failure

The first two failures were as a result of the individual cells coming loose inside the case , I pulled the first one apart and there was just not enough glue used in the manufacture . Batteries were...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 236,517
Posted By J_B
Ballistic Battery Failure

Anyone having trouble with Ballistic Batteries , I have tried 3 so far, the first 2 failed from poor cell connections after the cells came loose in the case ( they rattled) the last one caught fire ,...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 43,886
Posted By J_B
Gob-Walcott inlet

Hope you get there on the German pig as I imagine you will have devised a means to a cold beer , which I will be happy to share with you.
Jb
Forum: Australia 02-11-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 43,886
Posted By J_B
Just wondering if there are a few guys heading...

Just wondering if there are a few guys heading out to kalumburu and Walcott Inlet before or after .

Two of us are heading out of Broome on KTM625 and XR650

Just nice to know who else may be out...
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