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Forum: Alaska 10-20-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,604
Posted By loxsmith
Cry We are still in shock, met Alistair in Yukon...

We are still in shock, met Alistair in Yukon Territory

Such a waste of a young Aussie Adventurer out there giving it a go

Our thoughts are with his family

R.I.P

Glen
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
I'll let you know in about 3 weeks, have ordered...

I'll let you know in about 3 weeks, have ordered the shim kit along with half the Triumph spare parts dept. Bike has done 40000 odd km without a valve check
Also have a Safari tank so I'll check for...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Just need to know which OEM Triumph parts...

Just need to know which OEM Triumph parts supplier is everyone's favourite?

Need to order a bucket load of parts in the next few days


Nearly forgot, where can I get a valve shim kit from?...
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,595
Posted By loxsmith
I've purchased 2 x Rainier Tank bags and their...

I've purchased 2 x Rainier Tank bags and their durability is outstanding. One is fitted to a KLR650 and has been punished on Outback Australia roads, the second is fitted to a Tiger 800XC which I am...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,057
Posted By loxsmith
Don't bother with the rain cover, it leaks badly ...

Don't bother with the rain cover, it leaks badly
Ask me how I know?
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Almost forgot to reply, thanks for the advice....

Almost forgot to reply, thanks for the advice. All done and seems to work well, I'll check it again in the next few days

Is it possible to hammer the bearing out later when it needs a new bearing?
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
Heard of one recently here in the States, will...

Heard of one recently here in the States, will try and dig up info soon
From memory just below where the rear subframe is welded to one of the main downtubes
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Help

Just fitted new chain and sprockets and did the usual wheel bearing check and discovered that one bearing outer race was spinning in the hub. The bearing is smooth so no real reason for it spinning
...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
Ice cold, beware of slippery causeways....

Ice cold, beware of slippery causeways....
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
Just about to order a HD Barnett for mine, I...

Just about to order a HD Barnett for mine, I already put the details on here somewhere. Do a search for Barnett and you'll get the info you need

Glen
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
It's easy, just go and see Des Roberts Motorcycle...

It's easy, just go and see Des Roberts Motorcycle Performance at Brendale, for safety cert and single seat mod plate, he does this on a regular basis
He's very good :D

Glen
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
Good to see you didn't let the bastards put you...

Good to see you didn't let the bastards put you off, now go lock that bike up
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Jeeeesus Mick you have more new bikes than I have...

Jeeeesus Mick you have more new bikes than I have hot dinners. You won't be sorry with this one, I've put about 35000km on one I bought over here in the States and it's a cracka bike
Glen
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
It really pisses off the BMW owners because they...

It really pisses off the BMW owners because they think they should be the only ones with a beak. Little do they know that Suzuki were the first to use a beak many years ago
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 238,833
Posted By loxsmith
Just had time to have a decent read of things you...

Just had time to have a decent read of things you have found

The radiator fluid loss had me stuffed after I rode Pikes Peak (think it was 12000 feet) the other month, now I know why it was low...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 238,833
Posted By loxsmith
Standard cap is the most bullet proof way but...

Standard cap is the most bullet proof way but useless when you want to run a tank bag

Been searching the net for the last 20 mins and turned up nothing. Will try and contact the bloke that told...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 238,833
Posted By loxsmith
Hey Craig, well done, good to see the Liger badge...

Hey Craig, well done, good to see the Liger badge intact

How are you going with the bastard Acerbis locking cap on the Safari tank?
Mine feels cross threaded even when it's not. Have been told...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
If you pm philth of Motobikin fame he will have...

If you pm philth of Motobikin fame he will have contact details for DRjoe who has started a business building motorcycle accessories inc carbon fibre bash plates etc etc
He will certainly be a good...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Love your work Jeff. Cheers from Deadhorse Alaska

Love your work Jeff. Cheers from Deadhorse Alaska
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
That was no typo, it is also 2 up heavily loaded...

That was no typo, it is also 2 up heavily loaded on dirt and blacktop. Minimal wheel spin due to the entire load. Tyre was severely feathered on sides due to trail braking into corners
Tyre prob had...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Hey Jeff, reasonable performance and 12000 +...

Hey Jeff, reasonable performance and 12000 + miles, you will love it. Hope you are enjoying the ride mate
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Ok Drunk Uncle, time for an update; The Mitas...

Ok Drunk Uncle, time for an update;
The Mitas E10 was a bad choice and it cost me. Had to divert to Watson Lake and buy the dearest Heidenau K60 that I have ever bought. The E10 lasted a mere 2800...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
Here's all the aftermarket clutch info you need ...

Here's all the aftermarket clutch info you need
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24467013&postcount=2559 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24467013&postcount=2559)
Barnett...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 567,601
Posted By loxsmith
Excellent info, thanks for sharing. Saves me a...

Excellent info, thanks for sharing. Saves me a lot of experimenting
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
I fitted one about 10000 miles ago. Can you...

I fitted one about 10000 miles ago. Can you remove/refit the Unifilter for servicing/cleaning without removing the tank?
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
That Rally sounds like a lot of fun, I'll try and...

That Rally sounds like a lot of fun, I'll try and organise things better next year
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
OK, found some info hidden here ...

OK, found some info hidden here
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=704559&page=165
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
Thanks, already been there, did a search for...

Thanks, already been there, did a search for Barnett and came up with Nil.
also tried Barnett direct and this is the reply



Sorry but we don't have a listing for that model

Chance...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 101,445
Posted By loxsmith
Did a search which turned up nothing so .... has...

Did a search which turned up nothing so .... has anyone replaced a clutch with anything other than OEM? Maybe a Barnett or Surflex?
If so what are your thoughts? any part numbers to share as both...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Bridgestone Battle Wing off and E07 went on the...

Bridgestone Battle Wing off and E07 went on the Tiger. I have had 14000 km for a rear on my KLR at home in Australia, mostly on rough Outback roads
I'll let you know how long it lasts on the Tiger...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Read some others doing tyre changes on here not...

Read some others doing tyre changes on here not long ago and thought I'd share my experiences
OEM battle Wing front lasted 11000 miles, replaced with a Mitas Dakar E07. About 20 minutes to swap it...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 186,987
Posted By loxsmith
And who does that to a KLR? Welcome to the...

And who does that to a KLR?

Welcome to the madhouse

Glen
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
The clutch on my bike appears to have had a hard...

The clutch on my bike appears to have had a hard time before I bought it and now being overloaded it is still working hard. I don't need one just yet but..... planning ahead
Has anyone used a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 183,684
Posted By loxsmith
OK I've arrived in Seattle and finally caught up....

OK I've arrived in Seattle and finally caught up. Love it, carry one regardless Big Fella
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 33,406
Posted By loxsmith
When you are down there is always some bastard...

When you are down there is always some bastard trying to put their foot on your head. Chew hard and make the best of what is happening mate

Like you said, never, ever, ever give in

My best...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
How good is the ADV Community? Thanks for...

How good is the ADV Community?

Thanks for taking in 2 total strangers, treating us like Family and feeding us like Kings:clap

We hope to return the favour someday
The journey continues, Glen...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Yesterday we did Hwy 36 then 3, then 299 then 96...

Yesterday we did Hwy 36 then 3, then 299 then 96 to Orleans, I'm dizzy. I can highly recommend this lap :clap
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Hey MapMaster, heading Vancouver mid June for 2...

Hey MapMaster, heading Vancouver mid June for 2 weeks, the Alaska July August if I can solve a minor Visa issue then Sth somewhere as the cold weather chases us. Make it up as we go from there, we've...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Yes that was part of yesterdays ride We...

Yes that was part of yesterdays ride

We joined Hwy 1 at Ventura and have tried to stick to the Coast all the way North
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21,484
Views: 3,855,319
Posted By loxsmith
Ok guy's, being an Aussie I had never heard of...

Ok guy's, being an Aussie I had never heard of the PCH 1 in California. Wow, what a race track,... ah I mean road. The rear disc is blue after yesterdays effort:clap
Currently in Humboldt somewhere...
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