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Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
Took mine out for a ride in the mountains (hills...

Took mine out for a ride in the mountains (hills really) and did a few little gnarly rutted 4wd hill climbs. Chuck it in gear and just motor up, so long as you pick the right line! I love the little...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By petie
amazing photos! South Africa looks like a...

amazing photos! South Africa looks like a beautiful place, definitely on my places to visit list.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,402
Posted By petie
Great ride report! Reminds me of my first...

Great ride report! Reminds me of my first motorcycling adventure when I got my licence. I was riding a clapped out honda cb250 and it bucketed down rain constantly for the first 2 days. But it was...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 367,542
Posted By petie
MT21 it is! on a semi-related note, what...

MT21 it is!

on a semi-related note, what are peoples thoughts on balancing dirt bike tyres? Necessary?
Forum: Australia 09-26-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 367,542
Posted By petie
Looking for some local knowledge. Need a new...

Looking for some local knowledge. Need a new front tyre on my drz250. Had d606s on my old DR, this front is a d907 or something like that. I preferred (who am I kidding, I could hardly tell the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,385
Posted By petie
"almost max beers" LOL:roflyour subconcious is...

"almost max beers" LOL:roflyour subconcious is trying to tell you something! Nice ride report too!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,745
Posted By petie
cool ride report!

cool ride report!
Forum: Australia 09-19-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,882
Posted By petie
I'll be camping trackside this year, none of my...

I'll be camping trackside this year, none of my mates were interested so I'll be on my lonesome. Hopefully not for long though!
Forum: Australia 09-17-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,450
Posted By petie
any chance of those pics? just about to pull the...

any chance of those pics? just about to pull the trigger on a tank myself, but haven't been able to find any good pics of the indicator situation.

planning to ride mine down to the island and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By petie
Thanks, not really a trip report its true. But...

Thanks, not really a trip report its true. But night shift means no time for real trips :(
Will try to keep writing, thanks for the encouragement!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By petie
Riding home from night shift

So I'm riding home, conscious of the fact that I haven't slept for the last 24 hours+ and hoping i'll get home in one peice. The traffic is heavy as I was a little slow leaving work due to my...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 560,668
Posted By petie
Bloody hell!

Bloody hell!
Forum: Australia 06-10-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 367,542
Posted By petie
Yep happened to me a few times too:ruskie. I try...

Yep happened to me a few times too:ruskie. I try to avoid heading out on a weekend because I have had that many close calls. Long weekends are probably the worst though. thankfully I do shift work so...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,664
Posted By petie
Such a cool ride! Much much respect to you for...

Such a cool ride! Much much respect to you for having the cajones to travel there!:D
Forum: Australia 06-06-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 367,542
Posted By petie
Jealous, wish I could head out over the weekend...

Jealous, wish I could head out over the weekend but gotta work. Have a sweet ride, will have to get shown around out that way by someone.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
From my rough calculations I think I get about...

From my rough calculations I think I get about 25km/L. I also ride wfo, good news is fuel economy never changes making usage calcs easy!
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
Couple of pics from a ride out in the...

Couple of pics from a ride out in the brindabellas not far from my place.
http://img.tapatalk.com/7cab624c-9688-0a3d.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/7cab624c-96b5-2b1d.jpg

A couple of photos in...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,450
Posted By petie
http://img.tapatalk.com/7cab624c-94aa-7587.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/7cab624c-94aa-7587.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/7cab624c-94fb-fb05.jpg

Couple of pics from a ride out in the brindies not long ago. Need more fuel range, thinking of...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 367,542
Posted By petie
Home safe and out to work now. Cheers for an...

Home safe and out to work now. Cheers for an excellent morning and some great riding!
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
I recall reading a review that said the DRZ250...

I recall reading a review that said the DRZ250 shared a motor with the DR250R? Show us a pic of the R side of the crankcase and maybe the spot for the kick start is there. As for getting the kick...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
Getting my mojo back, I wrote off my bike before...

Getting my mojo back, I wrote off my bike before this one. Rode up the hill I messed up on last time a few times yesterday (and around for an hour or two). Started raining heavily today, but was...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By petie
They're both on a corner:evil Woolpack,...

They're both on a corner:evil

Woolpack, never stayed there but foods good, beers cold. I think they have rooms? Don't mind the ori either just prefer the woolpack.
Forum: Australia 05-09-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,613
Posted By petie
definitely, have had other plastic tents but...

definitely, have had other plastic tents but decided to go canvas with this one. Very happy with the decision, reckon itll last a good 20 years!
Forum: Australia 05-02-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,450
Posted By petie
Ok thanks for that, ill see. Just want stock...

Ok thanks for that, ill see. Just want stock replacement so should be alright. Have only used Hel before so should have checked around!
Forum: Australia 05-01-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,450
Posted By petie
Does anyone have an Australian supplier of...

Does anyone have an Australian supplier of stainless brake lines for the drz? HEL can make me a set but theyre in brissy and i'd have to park the bike for a coupl of days to send them the...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By petie
I wear a pair of 661 (bomber I think) armoured...

I wear a pair of 661 (bomber I think) armoured shorts. Held up in my last crash, didnt get any bruising despite rolling onto my side hard. Mostly foam but plastic over the hips. Make taking a piss a...
Forum: Australia 04-30-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,613
Posted By petie
We have a blackwolf turbo 240 and reckon its the...

We have a blackwolf turbo 240 and reckon its the ducks nuts. Every single time we camp it rains and not a drop has gotten on either of us. Heavy and large, but if you have a car its the absolute top...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,450
Posted By petie
Thanks for that link. Took me a little bit to...

Thanks for that link. Took me a little bit to figure out how to get it but got there in the end. Not the best copy ever but better than any of the other rubbish I have come across so far!
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
What year DRZ and what carb? The aussie bikes...

What year DRZ and what carb? The aussie bikes have a tm pupmer on them not the cv carb.....make sure kientech gets that info!
Forum: Australia 04-03-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,450
Posted By petie
Been looking for a pdf myself, haven't even been...

Been looking for a pdf myself, haven't even been able to pay for a decent one. Going to get a hardcopy I think....
Forum: Australia 03-26-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By petie
pissed off I missed it this year, was @ bloody...

pissed off I missed it this year, was @ bloody work:kboom
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
yes which carb have you got the fuel screw on?

yes which carb have you got the fuel screw on?
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
Anyone know the quickest way to access the rear...

Anyone know the quickest way to access the rear shock for preload adjustment? I took the airbox cover off and thought maybe that would be enough but didn't want to bust something in the process....
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
ah see this is an AUS bike so comes road...

ah see this is an AUS bike so comes road registered. I need the full wiring diagram!

Thanks for the offers, I don't need anything in particular yet, I just like to have one handy if I own the...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14,613
Views: 1,968,958
Posted By petie
thanks for the confidence vote. If you read...

thanks for the confidence vote.

If you read my post, I HAVE to put prices, and the only price I could find was one on EBay for around $400 bare, no cap, tap or anything. So I put a price below...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,450
Posted By petie
Pick up my 03 drz250 on Monday hopefully. Only...

Pick up my 03 drz250 on Monday hopefully. Only got about 3000kms on the clock, cant wait to get out on it!
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
Cry Yeah, it seems you can't even pay to download a...

Yeah, it seems you can't even pay to download a decent one!?

I have too many books as it is without buying more!

Thanks though, will have to scout out a hardcopy
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,390
Posted By petie
anyone? or do I need to buy a hardcopy?

anyone? or do I need to buy a hardcopy?
Forum: Australia 03-07-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,352
Posted By petie
Hmm well they certainly didn't care about...

Hmm well they certainly didn't care about depreciation. I just sent a couple of pics and they sent some cash. Hell it took them 3 weeks to pick the bike up!
Forum: Australia 03-07-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14,613
Views: 1,968,958
Posted By petie
sorry got deleted by overzealous moderating. Will...

sorry got deleted by overzealous moderating. Will put it up again and see how long it lasts...
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