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Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2006, 10:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,715
Posted By Bush Basher
Thanks for all your replies and inputs. I...

Thanks for all your replies and inputs.

I have been quite as I'm gutted as I did not get the bike.
So it's back to looking for another bike.

Thanks again as I'm wiser to the difference in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,715
Posted By Bush Basher
Thanks for all the in put Guys. I have owned...

Thanks for all the in put Guys.

I have owned up to three Moto Guzzi's at one time and now only have two.
(been taking the pills and are feeling better now :D )
I have had one of them for about...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2006, 03:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,715
Posted By Bush Basher
Mono-lever V Para-lever. Are they that bad?

Hi all I'm new to BMW's so I'm after your help and advise.

I have been looking at buying a 92 R100GS.
And once again you guys are rubbishing the Para-lever over the Mono-lever.
Are they really...
Forum: New Zealand 09-14-2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,472
Posted By Bush Basher
This rock Garden wouldn't be the same one that...

This rock Garden wouldn't be the same one that Guzzi Tony spent the night in would it.:D

Say Hi to Tony and Bron from Rik and Sal in CH.CH would you please.
We missed not seeing them at the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2006, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,771
Posted By Bush Basher
It doesn't take us that long to build a fire....

It doesn't take us that long to build a fire. :evil LOL

Tell me more, it is very impressive what is it depicting a bridge?
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,771
Posted By Bush Basher
No this is a fire. ...

No this is a fire.
http://216.165.194.66/ktmtalk/photogallery/galleries/stuckinmuck/Brass_Fire.JPG
You will notice that no one is standing anywhere near it and that steam is coming of the ground....
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 70,750
Posted By Bush Basher
I'm not sure that mine (dog-bones) lower the bike...

I'm not sure that mine (dog-bones) lower the bike more than after-market ones.
But by moving the holes out by a few millimetres did lower the bike enough to keep SDU happy. (along with the standard...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2006, 02:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,672
Posted By Bush Basher
My bike has done 11500 km on the clock. It's a...

My bike has done 11500 km on the clock.
It's a X demo and I ride mainly off road, gravel roads and riverbeds with short trips on the road to get to the riding area's we use.
That is a part from...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2006, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,672
Posted By Bush Basher
Mate are you sure that it is your head gasket? ...

Mate are you sure that it is your head gasket?
It could be your rocker cover leaking.
I say this because I just had to do mine.
If it is here is the link to Creepers guide to repair it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 46,188
Posted By Bush Basher
Also been using CRC (all most the same as WD40)...

Also been using CRC (all most the same as WD40) for years and no problems and as said good for the spokes.
I also carry some WD40 (mini 60g/2oz can) in my bag for the reason.
And it does come in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By Bush Basher
No not at the moment. But there may be one...

No not at the moment.

But there may be one soon, as a group of Serow riders are asking one of the manufactures to make one.
And have to come up with enough people wanting tanks, for the first...
Forum: Trials 01-29-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 41,394
Posted By Bush Basher
Try looking at a Scorpa long Ride. They come in...

Try looking at a Scorpa long Ride.
They come in 2T and a 4T.
I would would buy the standard trails bike and then buy the Long Ride kit.
As this would give you a slightly higher spec bike.
It...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2006, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Bush Basher
Try putting a philips screw driver through first...

Try putting a philips screw driver through first to hold everything in place.
Because it is thinner than the pin it is easier. (and has a point)
Then push the pin though and use the screw driver to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 236,469
Posted By Bush Basher
Hi all I have never before been to this part of...

Hi all
I have never before been to this part of this site.
As I mainly only read the Thumper section.
I seen the word Guzzi as I scrolled down the front page and had a peck,
to see that there are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2006, 10:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,179
Posted By Bush Basher
You can get them, they are around. ...

You can get them, they are around.
http://www.dunlopmotorcycle.com/tirecatalog_tire.asp?id=14

Some older MX bikes use to have a 17" rear wheel. (in the 80's?)
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,179
Posted By Bush Basher
I agree totally with you. I take my 640 all the...

I agree totally with you.
I take my 640 all the same places that I took my other dirt bikes.
And I can take this bike on the road as well.
For me this bike is a keeper, I may buy a lighter dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2005, 12:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By Bush Basher
Mate you should be all right with that back...

Mate you should be all right with that back ground, going for the 640, as a
mate of mine has only ridden a trail bike (DR250) for about 6 months.
And before that a small road bike (16 years ago)...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2005, 12:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By Bush Basher
I have had rear sprocket bolts have come loose 3...

I have had rear sprocket bolts have come loose 3 times and I have lost a
few bolts and that's all I think.
And I do Loctite and check the little buggers as well.
So that's means more stuff to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2005, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By Bush Basher
I think that you will find that they are just...

I think that you will find that they are just fake radiator shrouds.
You can ride with out them, we have to save them from damage when
we first got the bike and had no problems.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2005, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,491
Posted By Bush Basher
Here mate is two sites that you can ask question...

Here mate is two sites that you can ask question about the XT and some
also know about the KLR as well.
I feel like a broken record, but the better half loves her XT225 on and off
road and we...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2005, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By Bush Basher
I normally carry a small fold out saw, so you...

I normally carry a small fold out saw, so you could cut some branches that
have a fork in them and prop you bike up with them.
Seen it done, but would be scared the bike would fall over.
I all so...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2005, 02:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,681
Posted By Bush Basher
By partner just tried a Kawasaki KLE 400 (they...

By partner just tried a Kawasaki KLE 400 (they also make a 500) for size.
Guess what, she at 5'1" could ride one if she wanted to. (just a little tall)
Have any of you ladies (guys) had a ride one...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2005, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,672
Posted By Bush Basher
It's the same here in NZ. They (the shop) asked...

It's the same here in NZ.
They (the shop) asked what size front disc I had.
It's the combination of the 320mm disk and the weak spokes or and rims,
on the Adventure models?
As I have the E model...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2005, 02:07 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 70,750
Posted By Bush Basher
If you can get about a 93 and on wards Serow...

If you can get about a 93 and on wards Serow (XT225) as they have a front
and rear disc and all so have adjustable rear shock.
If you put a front tire of one of the BMW's (have to change tube as...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2005, 03:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,681
Posted By Bush Basher
Snap another XT. My better half on her beast. ...

Snap another XT.
My better half on her beast.

http://216.165.194.66/ktmtalk/photogallery/galleries/members/Sal_end_of_the_day.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2005, 01:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,046
Posted By Bush Basher
There is a few things that you can do if you want...

There is a few things that you can do if you want to make it easier to to get
the front up.

Bring the rear axle as far forward as you can. (if it is not forward already)
You will have to change...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2005, 04:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,117
Posted By Bush Basher
I have two road bikes as well but only rego them...

I have two road bikes as well but only rego them in summer.
I rego the KTM all year round and use it mainly for off road use.
I do ride it to our tracks to save using a trailer.
And will ride it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2005, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,366
Posted By Bush Basher
I have read that a few guys on different forums...

I have read that a few guys on different forums that like this set up as well.
It works well for DOT tires and I have not got any more stuck than mates
running MX tires.
And they work on the road...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,366
Posted By Bush Basher
Up front I prefer the 606 in the dirt and mud and...

Up front I prefer the 606 in the dirt and mud and it's good on the road.
I liked the MT21 and I found it better on the road and good on hard pack dirt.
But it let go when I'm riding hard off road...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2005, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By Bush Basher
You can also drill the valve stem hole a bit...

You can also drill the valve stem hole a bit larger. (10mm)
So the valve can move even more and not tear the tube.
It also makes it easier the change tires as you can get the valve stem
through...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2005, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By Bush Basher
Sorry not on my 03. Well it does happen when...

Sorry not on my 03.

Well it does happen when I brake way to hard for a corner.
And I pull to hard on the front brake and the wheel tucks under and I end
up like a rag doll a long side my bike....
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2005, 12:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,665
Posted By Bush Basher
We mainly only get that type. The Adventures...

We mainly only get that type.
The Adventures are thin on the ground over here.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2005, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,543
Posted By Bush Basher
I have cut my springs (forks) and all went well. ...

I have cut my springs (forks) and all went well.
I'm sure if you take your time and don't over heat the springs you will be OK.
And it was my first time and it took about 4 hrs but should of taken...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2005, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,751
Posted By Bush Basher
Well if I may chime in and put my 2-cents worth. ...

Well if I may chime in and put my 2-cents worth.

I had owned a 00 520 EXC for the best part of 2 years, at least 18 months.
That was about 5 months ago, so it had about 4 years of riding on it....
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2005, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 808
Posted By Bush Basher
http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?p=dict&S...

http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?p=dict&String=exact&Acronym=PUI
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2005, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,193
Posted By Bush Basher
One other thing to think about. It's best to...

One other thing to think about.
It's best to let the rider pick their bike out.
By a means show her the best bikes for her (or him).
You will have to trust me on that.
If she likes their bike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2005, 02:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,083
Posted By Bush Basher
I was kidding about the intake stack up my back ...

I was kidding about the intake stack up my back :D

But not about cutting the snorkel.
I hope this will allow more in the air box and stop water fall on the filter.

As you will see that I only...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2005, 11:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,083
Posted By Bush Basher
Now you are thinking, a extended snorkel up your...

Now you are thinking, a extended snorkel up your back to the top of the helmet. :freaky :lol3

But being more serious
I rode a mates standard 03 640 LC4.
Well apart from the 2nd and the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,083
Posted By Bush Basher
None of the shops that I go to have them, but I...

None of the shops that I go to have them, but I do know the one you mean.
How do they work compared to the one on the Husky's and the Husaberg.
Because I hope they are better than those ones.
As...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2005, 01:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,083
Posted By Bush Basher
Ok I checked again and there is not as much room...

Ok I checked again and there is not as much room there as I thought, I
could remembered.
So I may just cut back the snorkel as much as I can so I can cut another
hole where the snorkel intake bit...
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