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Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,037
Posted By jack82
[QUOTE] An old Fuji my wife gave me. I'm a...

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An old Fuji my wife gave me. I'm a luddite by nature so don't really know how to use it. Just put it on auto and press the button.
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,037
Posted By jack82
Excellent weather for the time of year. Had a...

Excellent weather for the time of year. Had a nice run up to Jindabyne....sunny and warm the whole way....heaps of brumbies about though. I'd forgotten how good the road is through to...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,037
Posted By jack82
Cheer's mate.....might sleep under a...

Cheer's mate.....might sleep under a table....would'nt be the first time.
Forum: Australia 05-23-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,037
Posted By jack82
Is there any shelter near the pub.? My tent...

Is there any shelter near the pub.?

My tent is fugged.....only have a swag
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 559,656
Posted By jack82
Just put my BRP up for sale on the flea market if...

Just put my BRP up for sale on the flea market if anyones interested.
Forum: Australia 01-21-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,899
Posted By jack82
Great idea Mudders. Where do you think the...

Great idea Mudders.

Where do you think the start/finish point would be ?
Forum: Australia 01-16-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By jack82
Mainly clay/dirt. I'd think about making...

Mainly clay/dirt.

I'd think about making other plans though. My wife has just been deployed to the fires up there. Where your heading is right where the fires are....:wink:
Forum: Australia 01-16-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By jack82
[QUOTE] Depends on the rider.......but yeah...

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Depends on the rider.......but yeah doable if you can ride a bit.

I've not been up there for a couple of years. The problem with the tracks around there is some of them get no...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By jack82
South of the highway.......Cicada trail = easy ...

South of the highway.......Cicada trail = easy

.........Hard to seek track = can't remember but I think it might be closed off.

North of the highway = All the tracks you've listed are easy...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By jack82
Did a Dargo / Harrietville ride last weekend. A...

Did a Dargo / Harrietville ride last weekend. A lot of the tracks have just had the dozer over them. Blue rag is clear and easy all the way down to the river. South Basalt is smooth as. Crooked river...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 46,084
Posted By jack82
Diggin your build. Love a good 4 stroke hot...

Diggin your build.

Love a good 4 stroke hot rod conversion.

Got an 80 model klx250 rolling chassis I'm about to repower......still trying to work out what motor to use. XL350 or XL500 most...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7,116
Views: 1,369,699
Posted By jack82
I had a 2011 Gas Gas 300 I used for single track....

I had a 2011 Gas Gas 300 I used for single track. Great bike and I loved it. Good on the single track but not much fun on the road. With the 500 I can ride to the single track.....ride all...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7,116
Views: 1,369,699
Posted By jack82
The 500 is better everywhere.....especially in...

The 500 is better everywhere.....especially in single track. I ride mainly single track and fire roads and can't fault the bike. Great stock suspension, turns well and feels light to ride. Get...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 559,656
Posted By jack82
For sale

Got my XR for sale in the flea market if anyones interested.
Forum: Australia 01-13-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,505
Posted By jack82
[QUOTE] Yamaha

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Yamaha
Forum: Australia 12-20-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,454
Posted By jack82
[QUOTE=JCat;20290073]Imo i don't think you can go...

[QUOTE=JCat;20290073]Imo i don't think you can go past a drz 400.


Great bike but it does'nt have the tall (overdrive) top gear that the 525 has.
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 92,547
Posted By jack82
Yep........it's the motor that appeals to me. ...

Yep........it's the motor that appeals to me.

Gave the bike a good going over at the Melbourne expo. I'm not sure if it can be made dirtworthy enough for what I want but
am looking foward to a...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 92,547
Posted By jack82
Yep........motors are put together in China.

Yep........motors are put together in China.
Forum: Australia 11-18-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By jack82
Shit Mudders........your gettin no love...

Shit Mudders........your gettin no love here...,:puke1

Move to the country mate......the wages are shit but the lifestyle is great and so is the riding.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,866
Posted By jack82
[QUOTE=Albie;20066082]Might get close to the...

[QUOTE=Albie;20066082]Might get close to the power, but no way you're gonna be able to shed that much weight to get a DR comparable to the XRR.[/QUOTE

Really??

I thought the DR was 10kg heavier...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,866
Posted By jack82
Big bore kit.

Hi fellas........I'm thinking about getting a DR for a bit of offroad touring.I have a Gas Gas EC300 and an XR650R for the real dirty stuff but have just broken my right ankle so won't be...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 92,547
Posted By jack82
There are alot of things that shit me about this...

There are alot of things that shit me about this budget Husky.

Welded on passenger peg brackets.

Poorly designed brake pedal.

No chain guide.

No rimlocks.
Forum: Australia 11-10-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,880
Posted By jack82
Cruiser....chopper....thing.

Cruiser....chopper....thing.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 539,461
Posted By jack82
Undera......near Shepparton.

Undera......near Shepparton.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 539,461
Posted By jack82
My old girl.......she only comes out on Sundays. ...

My old girl.......she only comes out on Sundays.


http://xlforum.net/photopost/watermark.php?file=63581&size=1 (http://javascript<b></b>:;)
Forum: Australia 03-24-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By jack82
ACT rego refund ?

I'm looking at buying a bike from ACT that has 10 months rego left on it. Plan on bringing it home to VIC and rec registering it.

Trying to find out how much $$ I'll get back If I cancel the ACT...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,386
Posted By jack82
Cheer's Mudders.............as long as it can...

Cheer's Mudders.............as long as it can cruise at 100 kph it'd be okay. All I've heard is good reviews about this bike. Might end up being an expensive exercise for me.
Forum: Australia 03-02-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,386
Posted By jack82
KTM EXC 500 owners

Thinking about getting a new big bore and this bike is in the mix. Need a bit of feedback on a few things If anyone can help.

Does the 500 have a tall overdrive type top gear like the old 525 ??...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,581
Posted By jack82
75 sporty was the first year with left side...

75 sporty was the first year with left side gearshift. That bike is a 74 or earlier model.

Ironhead sportsters are also the most butchered/messed with of all the early HD's.

If the thing was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 672,809
Posted By jack82
Ride everything from single track to open stuff...

Ride everything from single track to open stuff but mainly rough hilly 2nd,3rd,4th gear stuff.Don't know if the XR is any better than the 630 as I have'nt ridden a 630 yet.....that's why i'm asking...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 672,809
Posted By jack82
Just to clarify.............I have a Yam WR450...

Just to clarify.............I have a Yam WR450 for dirty days and I'll be keeping my XR cos it owes me nothing and I love the old girl.

If the 630 can be modded to be on par with the XR for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 672,809
Posted By jack82
Thanks for the replies............my riding is...

Thanks for the replies............my riding is 95% dirt.......everything from single track through to open fast stuff but mostly 2nd/3rd gear hilly country. If I could get the 630's off road...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 672,809
Posted By jack82
Any 630 owners out there that have had an XR650R...

Any 630 owners out there that have had an XR650R ?

How's the Husky engine compared to the XR..??..........similar power ??
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 672,809
Posted By jack82
Really like the look of the TE630...........how's...

Really like the look of the TE630...........how's the power compared to an XR650R ??
Forum: Australia 07-08-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,204
Posted By jack82
[QUOTE] You'd be...

[QUOTE]


You'd be suprised............:wink:

I stopped buying genuine HD parts 30 years ago. Don't play their game mate...........go with the aftermarket stuff........there's shitloads of...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By jack82
I'm pretty sure I crossed the river there on a...

I'm pretty sure I crossed the river there on a ride a while back.......no bridge but an easy crossing and the track goes straight up the hill and onto the highway.

There is another small concrete...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,320
Posted By jack82
Dunno if it's mean mentioned but if your carrying...

Dunno if it's mean mentioned but if your carrying a bit of weight.......beef up your subframe.
Forum: Australia 09-29-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By jack82
Hey Phil.......I got four rear knobs (Dunlop...

Hey Phil.......I got four rear knobs (Dunlop 756's & Bridgstone 604's) shipped recently. Worked out to be $76 per tyre including shipping.......they arrived five days after I placed the...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,213
Posted By jack82
[quote] Mate.......do yourself a...

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Mate.......do yourself a favour and get a ride on a Uly. Very comfy on a long haul and great power/handling.I load mine up to buggery for trips......no problem. Cheap buying...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,213
Posted By jack82
[quote] If you want more power do a...

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If you want more power do a 1200 conversion on your 883.......cheap and good bang for the buck. But If you really want to tour and cart heaps of crap it's hard to go past a dresser....
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