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Forum: Australia 05-12-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,202
Posted By dirt rider X
comms out

A local bookshop has had the same drama.
The telco they are with which buys wholesale communication services from Telstra hasn't paid its bill and Telstra cut them off.
Forum: Australia 12-10-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,113
Posted By dirt rider X
it amuses me that national parks and private...

it amuses me that national parks and private conservancy groups buy private land such as grazing properties to turn into national parks and closed private national parks.
These properties have been...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,913
Posted By dirt rider X
there is another alternative

I know of a scallywag who was working in Thailand and brought a TTR250 home with him in pieces, piece by piece each trip home.
When he was ready he got a piece of aluminium the right size and a set...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 16,871
Posted By dirt rider X
Motorola Defy

I've given up on mine, too many bad habits (the phone not me :D:D), bought another Nokia (Asha 300) which seems to function okay as a phone which the Defy did not.
Forum: Australia 06-13-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 58,212
Posted By dirt rider X
Kirrama range

Hi OBJ
Its as has been mentioned in previous posts, there is one bridge with no deck.
Its possible to ride through it but you might have to take off saddle bags on a porker.
So officially its...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 16,871
Posted By dirt rider X
Defy+

I bought a Defy+ based largely on reviews in this thread.
Prick of a thing was frequently sending calls straight voice mail while I was carrying it in the middle of town.
Also could not always...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 45,407
Posted By dirt rider X
Ned, as an earlier poster said

You're a poet, not verbose or too many details just the essence of the ride. Most enjoyable thank you.
Forum: Australia 03-29-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By dirt rider X
heard nothing

but lets hope Can-Do knocks the wheels off that little red wagon.
Hard to imagine anything like that happening at this point
Forum: Australia 03-12-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,377
Posted By dirt rider X
That's impressive I've got 4500km on an 08...

That's impressive I've got 4500km on an 08 without a valve adjustment, what year model is your mates WR450 OBJ? Has he got a cush drive hub?
Forum: Australia 02-09-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 56,076
Posted By dirt rider X
Snatchy have you got first hand knowledge of the...

Snatchy have you got first hand knowledge of the Red Rd being rideable?
I've only seen the Kirrama end since Yasi and it had timber down everywhere:ear:ear
Forum: Australia 02-08-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 56,076
Posted By dirt rider X
Kirrama range road is officially closed mate, the...

Kirrama range road is officially closed mate, the local council pulled the bridge decks off several bridges, I'm told its still rideable on a bike though.
You could go straight on down the...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 56,076
Posted By dirt rider X
Cyclone Yasi has put an end to it mate, massive...

Cyclone Yasi has put an end to it mate, massive amount of timber down up there.
Forum: Australia 11-18-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,005
Posted By dirt rider X
Kirrama Range Rd

they have pulled the timber decks off a couple of the bridges but its still rideable on a bike I'm told. (not legally)
The Culpa track was hammered by Yasi and I doubt it will ever be passable to...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 127,838
Posted By dirt rider X
Original and present owner of Cairns Coconut...

Original and present owner of Cairns Coconut Resort is Geoff Olholm (Riley,s Dakar partner) who was also in an auto for the 2011 Safari but DNF'd
Forum: Australia 05-04-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By dirt rider X
I feel like a dill, time flies, it must be 8...

I feel like a dill, time flies, it must be 8 years ago so my comments are probably worth a grain of salt or less :huh
Forum: Australia 05-02-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By dirt rider X
Cant help with anything current but it had long...

Cant help with anything current but it had long sections of deep bull dust the year I did it, probably depends on cattle (truck) movements.
I would not want to do it on a big bike 2 up as it was...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By dirt rider X
you would still have to cross the Burdekin...

you would still have to cross the Burdekin anywhere you head west so you would want to get some local advice on those crossings before heading off. There is the Wairuna channels already mentioned and...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,766
Posted By dirt rider X
hey BergDonk what sort of failure did you have...

hey BergDonk what sort of failure did you have with the Tubliss device?
I havent heard of any failures before.:ear
Forum: Australia 02-07-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,478
Posted By dirt rider X
the tube

what do you inflate the tractor tube with and how long does it take?
Forum: Australia 01-02-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,763
Posted By dirt rider X
from the big Dakar thread

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14825824&postcount=272ultaco http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14825824&postcount=272
I'm not sure how to display the picture, its the...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,763
Posted By dirt rider X
or for that matter the nutter on the Bultaco 370...

or for that matter the nutter on the Bultaco 370 Pursang or Frontera Rallye!:huh
Forum: Australia 12-28-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,763
Posted By dirt rider X
Thumb Thanks for posting this interview MacMan. The...

Thanks for posting this interview MacMan.
The journey to the start line is easily as interesting as the rally to me.
Glenn's comment about needing money first and second (and probably third and...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,672
Posted By dirt rider X
throw away the Kinchrome torque wrench! ...

throw away the Kinchrome torque wrench!
Seriously. What range does the torque wrench have?
I have found some are very unreliable a the bottom end of the scale.
Snap On sell left hand twist...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By dirt rider X
the reason I went away from Alpine stars was the...

the reason I went away from Alpine stars was the soft soles.
As previously stated Sidi's and Gaerne both have more rubber in the sole rather than marshmallow:lol3
And my experience is they have had...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,879
Posted By dirt rider X
Excellent post

I couldn't agree more, "value for money for you" a bit more to it than the actual dollar cost.
Forum: Australia 11-24-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,276
Posted By dirt rider X
they are called scrivets at the local panel...

they are called scrivets at the local panel beaters supplier here
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,430
Posted By dirt rider X
Loctite 680 is green Red would be 262 +1 on...

Loctite 680 is green
Red would be 262
+1 on the heat
If you are using any extensions with the rattle gun it/they will absorb the impact and torque.
Another thing to consider is the max torque...
Forum: Racing 10-27-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,440
Posted By dirt rider X
Deutsch?

I'm surprised no one except Lukas has mentioned Deutsch connectors Their DT and DTM series connectors would be my first choice.
They are very similar in construction to the Sumitomos but are widely...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,763
Posted By dirt rider X
bloody hilarious love jumped up and how he ran...

bloody hilarious
love jumped up and how he ran over to old mate
Forum: Australia 10-19-2010, 03:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,332
Posted By dirt rider X
the world is becoming a very small place

a new YZ450F can be had for $6500 in USA, they are $11500 here.
There is no warranty on the bikes bought in Australia, its not registerable, being new there wont be any AQIS issues, duty I dont know...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 25,144
Posted By dirt rider X
who "copied" it off Swedish Husqvarna. the 1983...

who "copied" it off Swedish Husqvarna. the 1983 TC, TX and TE when Husky left Sweden and moved to Italy
Forum: Australia 09-23-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 58,212
Posted By dirt rider X
[QUOTE=Fun.Nuns]At the beginning of this thread...

[QUOTE=Fun.Nuns]At the beginning of this thread there was a mention of a trip to Blencoe Falls. When you're up for it give us a holler - we can either head south and meet at Kennedy, or if you plan...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,088
Posted By dirt rider X
hey Troy you mentioned Ben Grabham is on a CPW...

hey Troy you mentioned Ben Grabham is on a CPW 530 is he not on a factory KTM?
Forum: Australia 08-28-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,453
Posted By dirt rider X
I'll drop in by on my way to work:cry

I'll drop in by on my way to work:cry
Forum: Australia 08-23-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,300
Posted By dirt rider X
dont know yet but I hope to

dont know yet but I hope to
Forum: Australia 08-23-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,300
Posted By dirt rider X
got any fuel consumption figures yet mate?

got any fuel consumption figures yet mate?
Forum: Australia 08-21-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,300
Posted By dirt rider X
I thought that might have been you when I went...

I thought that might have been you when I went past JR's and saw you and Matt having a yarn out the front
Congratulations, I think they are highly underated.
I'm half interested in one myself but...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,440
Posted By dirt rider X
mate get your self a testlight and a...

mate get your self a testlight and a (DC)voltmeter. you shouldn't have to spend more than $50 bucks at Jaycar or Dick Smith for something suitable.
How many volts at the battery when you are holding...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,647
Posted By dirt rider X
1hz turbo

Had a mate with the turbo kit, clutch would slip going up the Kuranda range with 4 bikes on a trailer.
Have another mate (professional Toyota mechanic with his own shop) has an 80 series (1HZ...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,274
Posted By dirt rider X
last I heard Clark Camp (of Ace Motorcycles fame)...

last I heard Clark Camp (of Ace Motorcycles fame) had sold out to someone who traded as "Stoverat bikes" and was working at RS Honda.
Barry Graham is or was at Honda too after selling the wreckers
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