Oz Yamaha WR250/450 riders sign in here!

Discussion in 'Australia' started by rhino_343, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. Fearless Whetu

    Fearless Whetu Aussi Kiwi

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    That is a good stable Mr T :thumbup

    It just seems the best looking and functional way to make an adv bike to me, and it's a design that is already proven so no RnD needed.

    But yeah, maybe you prefer this style
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    To this style

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    I don't ....

    Now the KLR on the other hand, that's just sexy :choppa Hahaha !
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  2. Fearless Whetu

    Fearless Whetu Aussi Kiwi

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    You two can quit showing off now, some of us are stuck in Shitoria and are unable to ride. I've almost polished the paint off the beemer in frustration :devildog
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  3. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    the weather was shit today anyway

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  4. Fearless Whetu

    Fearless Whetu Aussi Kiwi

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    Mate I can see that. There's a cloud up there.

    Did you wear a jersey ?

    This is Melbourne today, so you are missing out on all the fun
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  5. AusTMan

    AusTMan apprentice old fart

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    Looks like the pie didn't last long enough to get a pic of it.
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  6. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    Suspect at present there's a few blokes down there using this metaphor
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  7. Fearless Whetu

    Fearless Whetu Aussi Kiwi

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    Hahahahaha ! And it looks like two more weeks at least fuck it.

    Back to polishing lol
  8. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    https://www.mcnews.com.au/blu-cru-ride-adv-wr250r-rally/

    The bLU cRU Ride ADV WR250R Rally took the long way round this year. The annual event sought out the best trails between Cessnock and Bulahdelah in the NSW Central Coast hinterland to put a smile on 45 owners of the small capacity adventure bike.

    A round trip of around 500kms indicated that the one model rally – now in its fourth year – certainly took the scenic route because the two NSW towns measure 115kms apart via tar roads.

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    Ride ADV honcho Greg Yager and his capable team were challenged by COVID regulations and so decided to abandon the time-honoured cornerman system in favour of a GPS navigational ride. The team enlisted the services of Rob Cox and his desert bashing Mercedes Unimog support truck for a sensational COVID-friendly mid-ride BBQ.

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    bLU cRU Ride ADV WR250R Rally

    Cessnock Yamaha dealer and BBQ king Chris Watson ensured all the riders were fed for not only the Friday evening briefing but for Saturday breakfast too.

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    bLU cRU Ride ADV WR250R Rally
    The annual two day ADV ride was originally scheduled for May 2020 but COVID delayed the event. Undeterred, and knowing that riders from interstate would be unable to attend, Ride ADV pressed for a revised date of 4-6 September. Which unluckily for some fell on Father’s Day. Not so for Robin Bradfield from Sydney who joined the ride with his son Simon for an epic father and son experience.

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    bLU cRU Ride ADV WR250R Rally participant Darren from Wagga having a little wallow in the mud

    The bulletproof 250cc single lapped it up with all riders completing the round trip in good time at their own pace by following the supplied GPS tracks.

    The WR250R Rally keeps on delivering the goods – just like the bike itself,” explains Ride ADV’s Greg Yager. “My job is so easy when I have such a great crew and the support of people like Rob Cox and Chris Watson,” he continues.

    Next year’s WR250R Rally will head up to Nundle for some of the best ADV trails in the country and it will hopefully revert back to a time in April or May. We also plan to run a Tenere 700 one model rally later in the year, so tune in to www.rideadv.com.au and look out for details,” he ends.
  9. Fearless Whetu

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    What a great thing. So good to see people out riding.
  10. david61

    david61 Queue, a word with 4 silent letters....

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    Hmmmm, next April/May, think I might consult the calendar and start planning.....
  11. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    This review is the YZ250FX - the XC version of the WRF, but apparently very much the same

    Gives a good account of the KYB front end

  12. AusTMan

    AusTMan apprentice old fart

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    My 250R fan was making a funny noise so I pulled it apart today.
    Stuffed.
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  13. Fearless Whetu

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    Can you replace the fan mate or do you need a whole new kit ?
  14. AusTMan

    AusTMan apprentice old fart

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    Dunno, be a trip to the yamaha dealer to see what they say.
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  15. Hoots

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  16. Fearless Whetu

    Fearless Whetu Aussi Kiwi

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    That ad nearly made me tear up, so beautiful :lol3
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  17. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    Absolutely no useful information in that vid ....

    Looking forward to Transmoto getting their hands on one - quite like their long-winded conversational reviews
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  18. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    those forks have been the leading edge since at least 12, theres been plenty of guys fit them to EXC’s
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  19. AusTMan

    AusTMan apprentice old fart

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    Seems like you have to get the whole fan/motor assembly, $230, bit of a bummer.
    While I was there I "may" have ordered a 450, they've already taken orders for 4 of them.
  20. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    The Aus special ?