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Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,803
Posted By Sharan
The world-wide pre-order started. A bit more info...

The world-wide pre-order started. A bit more info and specs than on USA pre-order web page here:

https://fxbikes.tilt.com/fx5-pre-orders

Cheers.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-05-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 1,758,133
Posted By Sharan
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2843/13612429345_c3...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2843/13612429345_c377332936_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mJTfZF)

Kwaka (https://flic.kr/p/mJTfZF) by ladislavmiklos (https://www.flickr.com/people/99896838@N04/), on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,803
Posted By Sharan
Mountain Moto FX bikes pre-order is on

Just got this notification in my e-mail:

https://fxbikes.tilt.com/fx5-pre-orders-usa
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11,759
Views: 2,522,796
Posted By Sharan
and one more artsy-pantsy pic... ...

and one more artsy-pantsy pic...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7439/9716110276_bdc65d07b2_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/99896838@N04/9716110276/)
OLY80007...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11,759
Views: 2,522,796
Posted By Sharan
And to keep up with the images, there is mine....

And to keep up with the images, there is mine. Had it for three years, no problems whatsoever. Champ of the bike. :clap

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2855/9703420051_2a664ac416_b.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,775
Posted By Sharan
Got one of these: http://www.emmrod.com/ ...

Got one of these:

http://www.emmrod.com/

Funny looking thing, but it works really well after a bit of practice.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,068
Posted By Sharan
I was going thru the same decision process few...

I was going thru the same decision process few years ago, although the Honda wasn't officially on sale then but the specs were already available on interwebs. EFI vs carb wasn't issue.

Riding...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,068
Posted By Sharan
Good comparo here: ...

Good comparo here:

http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/features/2013Jan250DS.pdf

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,875
Posted By Sharan
IMHO AG referred to Suzuki motorcycles in...

IMHO AG referred to Suzuki motorcycles in general, not specifically to DR650.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,875
Posted By Sharan
Maybe not as flash as the bikes mentioned here -...

Maybe not as flash as the bikes mentioned here - Kawasaki KLX250S modified with 351cc big bore kit and perhaps pumper carb? The kickstart is not factory fitted, but bike it has all provisions to be...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,319,177
Posted By Sharan
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m187/Lad27/2047...

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m187/Lad27/204715_460s_zps8ed8a728.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,450
Posted By Sharan
Yah, although these Dukes are thumpers, this...

Yah, although these Dukes are thumpers, this forum is more dirt biased, so Road Warriors would probably be better place audience wise.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 76,734
Posted By Sharan
Stopped at local Honda dealer and asked about the...

Stopped at local Honda dealer and asked about the new CB500. They expect them in showrooms sometimes in March. Price hasn't been set as yet but it will be in $9000 region. Which is not surprising...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 76,734
Posted By Sharan
Somehow I don't think that Duke 390 will be...

Somehow I don't think that Duke 390 will be expensive. My thoughts are based on current price of Duke 200 here in Australia. It is cool AUD 6,000 on the road. Which is a very, very keen pricing....
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,080
Posted By Sharan
^ This. Also while recruiting or transferring...

^ This. Also while recruiting or transferring soldiers to such a units the prior riding experience could be a desirable skill for these positions.

Although I would like to believe that them bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,080
Posted By Sharan
Army evaluates use of motorcycles

Here:

http://www.army.mil/article/91807/1_6_Infantry_evaluates_maneuver_capabilities_of_motorcycles__ATVs_during_NIE_13_1/

Which bikes are these, anyone? Would be interesting to know what...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 575,433
Posted By Sharan
Coming to Tassie soon...

Hi guys,

I'm going on 10 day trip by Britz campervan to Tassie. 16th Jan arrive in Hobart, leave 26th. It is just me and my wife, who is battling serious illnes, chemo, radiation and all that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 186,983
Posted By Sharan
Correction: US $9,500 * 0.9678 = AU $9,194 :deal

Correction: US $9,500 * 0.9678 = AU $9,194 :deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 46,429
Views: 9,325,903
Posted By Sharan
Are these tires Mitas E07 by any chance? If yes,...

Are these tires Mitas E07 by any chance? If yes, do you like them?

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,458
Posted By Sharan
Thumb Lets see some technical specs. :ear It has...

Lets see some technical specs. :ear

It has tremendous visual appeal to this old fart.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,575
Posted By Sharan
Renthal Fatbars (black) on mine. Stock cable...

Renthal Fatbars (black) on mine. Stock cable lengths. Very happy with them.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By Sharan
Suzuki make them and sell them. Fully street...

Suzuki make them and sell them. Fully street legal. Not in good ole' US of A though.

Here:

http://www.suzukimotorcycles.com.au/bikes/off-road/trail-enduro/2009/dr-z250.html

BTW the MSRP of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,929
Posted By Sharan
Thanks. Makes sense, I just didn't know that this...

Thanks. Makes sense, I just didn't know that this can be actually detected by rider. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,424
Posted By Sharan
Thumb Congratulations. Bike looks in very good...

Congratulations.

Bike looks in very good conditions, farkled to the hilt. Nice. And with BB kit, you damn sure have a better steed than new Honda.

Go, get it dirty.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,929
Posted By Sharan
^^^ How would we know that shear tension is...

^^^ How would we know that shear tension is broken? What's the indicator of that happening?

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 446,121
Posted By Sharan
I was under impression that engine torque is...

I was under impression that engine torque is function of bore/stroke ratio not air velocities in combustion chamber. Do I miss something?

Not trying to be smart arse, this is genuine question....
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 446,121
Posted By Sharan
^^^ Your rack is just right size for Kriega...

^^^
Your rack is just right size for Kriega US-10 bag. Try it, you won't be dissapointed. Got it on my KLX250S (Nomadic rack), brilliant, not looking back.

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 446,121
Posted By Sharan
^^^ No, those are Aussie dollars, which for best...

^^^ No, those are Aussie dollars, which for best part of the year were stronger than US dollars and now are hovering around parity.

The RRP (MSRP equivalent) for 20112 WRR is still $11,990. :eek1...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 446,121
Posted By Sharan
Exactly my thoughts. My dualsporting involves 80%...

Exactly my thoughts. My dualsporting involves 80% off road riding. I was watching this upcoming CRF with great interest, but after specs were released I bought myself secondhand KLX250 in mint...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 446,121
Posted By Sharan
Wouldn't that be the so called special offer...

Wouldn't that be the so called special offer introductory price?

Honda in Australia announced that it will be launched here with an introductory price of $5,990 (AUD). I'd think that when the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,762
Posted By Sharan
Thumb :tb :tb :tb OMG, this is sweet looking bike.

:tb :tb :tb OMG, this is sweet looking bike.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Sharan
Garmin Edge 200. GPS based, no need for...

Garmin Edge 200.

GPS based, no need for magnets and stuff, waterproof, long lasting batteries. I bought it for my mountain bike, but it is permanently attached to my moto. Brilliant gadget.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 446,121
Posted By Sharan
I subscribed to this thread. I've read every...

I subscribed to this thread. I've read every single post in WR250R colossal thread. I like what I see, WRR would fit my bill perfect apart from one minor thing - Yamaha put some insane price on it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,822
Posted By Sharan
Thumb Fantastic RR :clap The quality of photos...

Fantastic RR :clap

The quality of photos are one of the best I've seen from ride reports here. Some of them are now my desktop background. Don't want to hijack this thread but can you tell me...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,274
Posted By Sharan
AFAIK the Rotax built these motors for 600/500...

AFAIK the Rotax built these motors for 600/500 Cagivas only.

As far as starter goes - it is not usual what is happening with your bike. I've heard of cases of starter going broke in those bikes,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,101
Posted By Sharan
Cagiva 600cc ...

Cagiva 600cc

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m187/Lad27/037.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,129
Posted By Sharan
I bought 96 Cagiva 600 thumper from the guy who...

I bought 96 Cagiva 600 thumper from the guy who didn't ride it anymore and had it parked in the carport for 2 years. The battery was dead and chain was rusty.
Bought new battery and chain, replaced...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,956
Posted By Sharan
Damn! That's what happened! That day I went...

Damn! That's what happened!

That day I went on to ride Wandean Road. I took Yalwal Road and then Deans Gap where I've met a fairly large group of dirt bikers riding up. They were mostly young...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,294
Posted By Sharan
This is discussed in Beasts Forum: Quote: ...

This is discussed in Beasts Forum:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wadester
IIRC, someone posted a link either here or another heidenau thread that a new environmental reg was causing them to...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By Sharan
Right now I'm trying to get Heidenau K60 19"...

Right now I'm trying to get Heidenau K60 19" front. Tried few places, on all occasions I was told that there's no stock of K60's (front or rear) available. I was told that the earliest batch can be...
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