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Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By jesse soric
I know what you mean about hectic weekends. It...

I know what you mean about hectic weekends. It would be good to get a few riders together to ride down to Killarney though. The Condamine gorge road is good fun and a loop can be done up to Queen...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By jesse soric
Didn't end up making it to Barrington Tops due to...

Didn't end up making it to Barrington Tops due to time constraints so only got as far as Ebor. A good ride though and the little DR350 did it fine. Keen to do more rides even if just for a day...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,461
Posted By jesse soric
Something I found when I first realised I had a...

Something I found when I first realised I had a mental health issue was that there was this feeling of being alone. Having no one to talk to is a falsehood. We are seeing from this thread how wrong I...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 883,154
Posted By jesse soric
Just fitted Oxford adventure heated grips this...

Just fitted Oxford adventure heated grips this weekend. Fitted well and a good complete package. I turned them on in the shed and they warmed up in a minute or so. I'll test them tomorrow morning on...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,461
Posted By jesse soric
As with Slorider I have a combination of anxiety...

As with Slorider I have a combination of anxiety and mild depression. It took me a few years after my first panic attack before I finally figured out that I ahead an anxiety disorder (social). My GP...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks for doing the report. Great pictures. Good...

Thanks for doing the report. Great pictures. Good to see a TDM900 out there on the the tar and dirt.
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,223
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks ramjam for the pictures and information....

Thanks ramjam for the pictures and information. Looks like a project worth doing on my TDM. I try to do as much dirt as possible when on on a trip so this mod should be worthwhile. The performance...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 883,154
Posted By jesse soric
6mdx I think we will have to catch up for a ride....

6mdx I think we will have to catch up for a ride. When I visit my parents in Mullumbimby I might just duck down to Lismore. Great to see a collection of TDMs in such great condition.
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 883,154
Posted By jesse soric
I thought the same thing about a wider tyre,...

I thought the same thing about a wider tyre, makes sense. Not a lot of space between the forks. Would definitely try it though. I'm due for new tyres and thought I might try Conti TKC 80s. Bloody...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 883,154
Posted By jesse soric
Staffy I borrowed the idea from a Japanese guy on...

Staffy I borrowed the idea from a Japanese guy on Carpe TDM! I have the templates here still, a bit rough but still usable.
Muddler I raised the front fender about 25mm but had to grind a bit off...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 883,154
Posted By jesse soric
Ok I think I figured photos out. So some pics to...

Ok I think I figured photos out. So some pics to go with the above post.
http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r685/jesse1soric/imagejpg6_zps251dea45.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 883,154
Posted By jesse soric
I'll figure out how to post pics but making the...

I'll figure out how to post pics but making the stone guard was surprisingly easy to do. I made up some cardboard templates then just trimmed and folded until it fit. A bit fiddly but worked fine....
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 883,154
Posted By jesse soric
Robert (6mdx) I think I kept the templates for my...

Robert (6mdx) I think I kept the templates for my homemade bashplate (more stone guard really). I'll try to put up some photos of my TDM with the bashplate and SW Motech crash bars. The bash plate...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,112
Posted By jesse soric
What a great read. Very well written and a good...

What a great read. Very well written and a good story. You should think about writing a book or do some freelance journalism, seriously! Bloody brilliant. You've inspired me to put more time towards...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 25,024
Posted By jesse soric
The rack system looks great. Looking forward to...

The rack system looks great. Looking forward to when it's available. I'm trying the make my own pannier racks but not happy with my ability to manufacture. Yours will be perfect.
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,258
Posted By jesse soric
I agree with Jdeks about picking up fresh food...

I agree with Jdeks about picking up fresh food along the way. Some fresh fruit and a salad makes me feel better physically as well as reducing guilt for the shit food/drinks I know I'll be throwing...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,258
Posted By jesse soric
I've been taking those microwave meals that come...

I've been taking those microwave meals that come in a box with the plastic container to cook it in. I forget the brand but they are in Woolies with the fast meals but not in the cold section. Usual...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 24,746
Views: 2,939,964
Posted By jesse soric
Lok I found another...

Lok I found another http://www.oemcycle.com/Item/product/900200717/_Vid8833581p62j
You can use the size listed to search further as well. Plenty to choose from. The one thump found is a similar...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 24,746
Views: 2,939,964
Posted By jesse soric
Hello Lok. I'm in Toowoomba, just up the road...

Hello Lok. I'm in Toowoomba, just up the road from you. I'm sorry but I don't have the tool but they can be found on ebay for around $50 delivered (I just had a look for puller tool flywheel magneto...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,457
Posted By jesse soric
Your bike looks great. Plenty of people choose a...

Your bike looks great. Plenty of people choose a smaller bike like yours for the light weight and ease of finding spares when on long trips. Reliability and simplicity are also major factors. Things...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks Mick, hoping it won't be that cold. We had...

Thanks Mick, hoping it won't be that cold. We had a few ideas on other places to camp. Tapin Tops is a nice stop but I will check with national parks before we get to Barrington Tops.
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By jesse soric
Rider 101 I think it's going to be bloody...

Rider 101 I think it's going to be bloody freezing. Big fire and a few strong drinks should help a bit though! We probably won't get there until Sunday arvo (1/6) so will miss you unless you stay...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By jesse soric
Barrington Tops ride

Planning a ride down to Barrington Tops NSW probably the first week of June (leaving 31/5 if all goes well). 3 guys so far but hoping a mate in Brisbane might be coming too. Looking at taking 5 days....
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,385
Posted By jesse soric
Wallee, regarding your brake light. Mine did the...

Wallee, regarding your brake light. Mine did the same thing and it turned out it was the switch. I just fiddled with the switch height until it worked. Was an easy fix.
Forum: Australia 01-25-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,245
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks Barry. Your route should get us to...

Thanks Barry. Your route should get us to Barrington Tops just nicely. Planning on stopping at Ebor to camp at Native Dog Creek camp ground (good site, includes dingos), on to Tapin Tops then...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,245
Posted By jesse soric
Great stuff Barry. Will the ride route be going...

Great stuff Barry. Will the ride route be going up on the trans Australia site? Planning a trip to Barrington Tops in May and would like to use some of those awesome tracks from the videos. Won't be...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By jesse soric
Anyone going for a ride this weekend? Thinking of...

Anyone going for a ride this weekend? Thinking of meeting up with a mate for a quick run locally. Any suggestions for some dirt? Thinking 17mile or 15 mile to ravensbourne if it's not too rainy.
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By jesse soric
A ride to Esk could be good. Bit further than...

A ride to Esk could be good. Bit further than Gormans Gap but a nice ride. Good bakery at Esk for a drink and feed. I'm keen and have been given the go ahead.
Jesse
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,688
Posted By jesse soric
Good stuff. Keep it coming please.

Good stuff. Keep it coming please.
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By jesse soric
Chef I'd be keen to do a ride down to Gorman's...

Chef I'd be keen to do a ride down to Gorman's Gap but the DR is in bits until the new timing chain is fitted (what you get for buying a well used bike). Still interested in going for a ride but the...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,639
Posted By jesse soric
Welcome to Toowoomba Chef Gareth. I live in...

Welcome to Toowoomba Chef Gareth. I live in Withcott 5 minutes down the road. I'm keen to go riding. I have a TDM900 and a DR350 and will be joining the Murphy's Creek club as well. Like Baillsy said...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-21-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,415
Posted By jesse soric
Great write up usual. Thanks for sharing. Looks...

Great write up usual. Thanks for sharing. Looks like a trip down south is in order. Great scenery and fantastic roads. Could you tell me which tyres the TDMs were wearing. I'm due for a new set on my...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 16,962
Posted By jesse soric
If there is room left, myself and a mate would...

If there is room left, myself and a mate would like to tag along. We were planning on being up that way for the weekend doing some riding and camping anyway so hoping we could join the ever growing...
Forum: Australia 09-17-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,909
Posted By jesse soric
iPad works for me too. I'm discrete though!

iPad works for me too. I'm discrete though!
Forum: Australia 09-16-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,909
Posted By jesse soric
Josh I do the same. Always have at least one mag...

Josh I do the same. Always have at least one mag with me on a trip. Something to read before going to sleep. Also to share with my mates around the fire while talking crap.
Forum: Australia 09-16-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,909
Posted By jesse soric
I agree. Advrider is the go to place for info but...

I agree. Advrider is the go to place for info but the mags are good for a bit of a change and they do have lots of pretty pictures.
Forum: Australia 09-16-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,909
Posted By jesse soric
There is another new Australian mag coming out...

There is another new Australian mag coming out next month. It called Adventure Rider Magazine. Their website lists some of the contributors. Looks good. The forum is just getting going as well.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,408
Posted By jesse soric
Great stuff mate. You should write a book, it...

Great stuff mate. You should write a book, it would be a bloody good read.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,293
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks for the report Pete. Good stuff. I agree...

Thanks for the report Pete. Good stuff. I agree with you about Nimbin, it has none of the feel it started with in the 60s and 70s. Shame really as it's a beautiful part of the country.
Forum: Australia 09-04-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,784
Posted By jesse soric
Great video thanks Strummer. I tried to hide my...

Great video thanks Strummer. I tried to hide my face when just a little bit stuck at the lucky crossing! Will watch that video again many times and show my boys too. Awesome.
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