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Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 333,276
Posted By donmoto
Honda XLX250R Brisbane

1983 Honda XLX250R for sale in Highgate Hill, Brisbane
14,000k's. New rear tire, new heavy duty tubes, new genuine Honda parts air filter, Motul oil changes, Renthal bars from a YZ125, Renthal...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,560
Posted By donmoto
Yeah I'm definitely carrying some oil. The XLX...

Yeah I'm definitely carrying some oil. The XLX doesn't do it's own changes, but it drips just enough for me to definitely make sure I'll be watching the dip stick carefully and topping off as needed.
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,560
Posted By donmoto
If any of you guys were at the Snail Trails ride,...

If any of you guys were at the Snail Trails ride, you'll definitely know how fun and muddy it was. Pleasure to meet you all there, and here's a couple photos of us after the ride. The only time the...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,560
Posted By donmoto
Definitely taking your advice Southern Cross....

Definitely taking your advice Southern Cross. It's sounding like the Flinders have some seriously amazing riding to be had. :thumb
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,479
Posted By donmoto
That pretty much sums it up for me as well. Great...

That pretty much sums it up for me as well. Great meeting and riding with the local ADV crew. :1drink thanks for organising the ride Strummer! Felt great to finally put the little XLX though its...
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,560
Posted By donmoto
I'm digging this plug not only for the road, but...

I'm digging this plug not only for the road, but for that XR!
Forum: Australia 05-13-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,479
Posted By donmoto
Count me in. I'll be on the old XLX :1drink

Count me in. I'll be on the old XLX :1drink
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,560
Posted By donmoto
I've removed grips installed like that with a...

I've removed grips installed like that with a knife and it was still a pain:lol3
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,560
Posted By donmoto
So I bent my handlebars while getting a little...

So I bent my handlebars while getting a little too enthusiastic on a loose rocky trail a few weekends ago. Oops. Like all stock bars, these were made of chocolate pudding. ...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,560
Posted By donmoto
Damn that's way more fuel than the XLX is going...

Damn that's way more fuel than the XLX is going to take.
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,560
Posted By donmoto
Heya everyone! Thanks for the great tips already....

Heya everyone! Thanks for the great tips already. Both Livo and I like to think we're pretty capable with a camera, so we should be keeping this thread stocked with photos.




pzs, do you...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
A bike with some rust aka character

Got my wheels yesterday! An '83 XLX250R off the all-holy gumtree for $1450. She's done 12,000k's, not so bad for a 30 year old bike.
...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By donmoto
I'll be in Brisbane in a couple of weeks and once...

I'll be in Brisbane in a couple of weeks and once the bike search ends I'll be game to go.
Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
Yeah TLCs are Barkbusters' new top of the range...

Yeah TLCs are Barkbusters' new top of the range model. I have seen that mighty fine beast. I'm imagining all the uni girls getting wet for my monster torque and sweet purple graphics.
Forum: Australia 02-03-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
You got it!

You got it!
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
Hey everyone, only two weeks until the move! I...

Hey everyone, only two weeks until the move! I sold the RMZ to have the cash to buy something once I arrive. Anyone looking to dump an old XR/XL or DR or XT/TT within a $2k budget? :ear I've been...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 206,540
Posted By donmoto
Following Top Jimmy has been my favorite part of...

Following Top Jimmy has been my favorite part of this season. I saw their set up in the pits at A2, and Crossland really has their act together. Watching the Albertson Project almost makes me feel...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,725
Posted By donmoto
I'm totally stopping by to check out the XT and...

I'm totally stopping by to check out the XT and your new ride! I can't wait to see all the misadventures you guys get yourselves into.
Forum: Australia 11-20-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
Business professor adventure rider - I definitely...

Business professor adventure rider - I definitely didn't see that coming either.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
What subjects? I'm going to laugh if I end up in...

What subjects? I'm going to laugh if I end up in an ADVRider's class.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
Yeah let's do it for sure. Ipswich sounds...

Yeah let's do it for sure. Ipswich sounds familiar. I feel like I read that place name in the UQ brochure. I'm figuring unless someone miraculously hands me 640 Adventure at the airport, I'll try and...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
That picture literally made me laugh out loud...

That picture literally made me laugh out loud :rofl Can't say I know Andy either.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
Ah I totally would do that but I moved back home...

Ah I totally would do that but I moved back home with my family to skip paying rent for my last semesters :cry
Unless you're talking about swapping bike keys, but you'd be spending your entire...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
Doesn't sound too different from LA really

Doesn't sound too different from LA really
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
*Careful, but not never:D

*Careful, but not never:D
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
What am I getting myself into? :lol3 But thanks...

What am I getting myself into? :lol3
But thanks for the tips. I've gotten started trolling gumtree. And I'm fairly certain those videos were taken from adventure riding heaven.
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
Thanks man! Real nice to meet everyone here and...

Thanks man! Real nice to meet everyone here and am looking forward to in person :1drink
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
That sounds awesome. I've only just gotten to the...

That sounds awesome. I've only just gotten to the Colorado border, but even then the people started getting nicer and the scenery more spectacular. If anyone wants my RMZ I'd bring it with me and...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
:lol3 The offer is much appreciated and I'm...

:lol3 The offer is much appreciated and I'm definitely going to take you up on that. You pretty close out to Brisbane?
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
I clearly missed that double entendre.

I clearly missed that double entendre.
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
Haha yeah I have to remember I actually have to...

Haha yeah I have to remember I actually have to show up to class now and then. I'm in a program called Narrative Studies that my school just invented. It's creative writing, anthropology, foreign...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,352
Posted By donmoto
Moving to Brisbane for a bit...

from Los Angeles for my final semester of uni in February. Technically I'm going to UQ for that, but my main goal is to ride. How I'm actually going to accomplish that I have no idea as of yet....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,271
Posted By donmoto
Yeah I could be down for some Taos riding. There...

Yeah I could be down for some Taos riding. There were also those archaological sites mentioned a few posts back that look interesting. Got any time this week? Seems like you guys have a nice crew...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,271
Posted By donmoto
Hey Heather, I'm out in Albequerque touring...

Hey Heather, I'm out in Albequerque touring around with ABQCookie. We'll be gone this coming weekend but I'm definitely down to ride next week. I've got an XT600 so go team blue.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,399
Views: 1,102,375
Posted By donmoto
:lol3 Anyways, balls aside, I need some...

:lol3

Anyways, balls aside, I need some advice on sand tires. I'm carting the XT600e to Arizona and New Mexico for my senior thesis research, and when I get there, it'll be my main source of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,399
Views: 1,102,375
Posted By donmoto
Ditto this - the inside of the ball is all that's...

Ditto this - the inside of the ball is all that's needed to prevent sliding off the end of the lever
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5,399
Views: 1,102,375
Posted By donmoto
The XT thought it would be funny to wrestle me on...

The XT thought it would be funny to wrestle me on a sandy hill climb.

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Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5,399
Views: 1,102,375
Posted By donmoto
Since we're on the topic of windscreens, here's...

Since we're on the topic of windscreens, here's the one I just did. I'm the type of XT owner who buys auto parts at a hardware store, so beware. It may look a little different and/or goofy in your...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,623
Posted By donmoto
Hey Low Budget, Because of your name, have you...

Hey Low Budget,
Because of your name, have you by any chance considered a 3TB XT600? I went with a 1990 and love it. I had similar requirements to yours. It's not hardcore, but it's still capable...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5,399
Views: 1,102,375
Posted By donmoto
I hadn't taken the XT out in the dirt since I...

I hadn't taken the XT out in the dirt since I opened up the exhaust. Here's a little bit of the exploring I did in Joshua Tree over the weekend.
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