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Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,844
Posted By DustyBum
Fantastic report and pictures, so great to see...

Fantastic report and pictures, so great to see when people are living the dream!!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,138
Posted By DustyBum
Looks like you had a great ride Mungo, I did get...

Looks like you had a great ride Mungo, I did get your message last week but I was too green with envy to reply. I see you had perfect clear skies, the views look bloody fantastic, now more than ever...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By DustyBum
Thanks guys, the Pro moto one looks great, except...

Thanks guys, the Pro moto one looks great, except for the price to Australia.... :eek1 The Cycle on looks like it would suit my needs, only need to use a rack probably 4 times a year, the rest of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By DustyBum
WR 450 rear rack

Hi all, what racks are available to suit the WR450 '08? I need to occassionally carry a small tent and bag etc for the odd overnight ride.
Is there much out therem or will I have to start bending...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,212
Posted By DustyBum
I had a great time on this ride too thanks Mungo,...

I had a great time on this ride too thanks Mungo, the new sleeping bag certainly makes those cold nights a lot easier.

One of the downsides of staying in a hut is being woken at about 4am to the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,218
Posted By DustyBum
Ripper RR, fantastic pictures. Brings back many...

Ripper RR, fantastic pictures. Brings back many memories of places I have visited on foot when I was young, silly and sadly misled. Now I want to go back and explore those areas on the bike. Have to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,257
Posted By DustyBum
That looks a lot like the little climb coming up...

That looks a lot like the little climb coming up towards Toggle Hill on the Toggle Link Track??

Nice little pinch if I remember correctly, I was there 2 weeks ago on my DR650..... :1drink
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Forum: Australia 04-27-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,967,652
Posted By DustyBum
Not me. I got "robbed" buying a new one from...

Not me. I got "robbed" buying a new one from Suzuki, friggin over $100 and that was without the heat shield etc. Made up a heat shield out of some silversided muffler rap and glued it to the inside...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,509
Posted By DustyBum
Pissed myself when I started to read this post. ...

Pissed myself when I started to read this post. For something I though should be fairly straight forward and something I know I need to be able to do I found the first time to be extremely...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By DustyBum
Wow that looks like a great ride, I will be...

Wow that looks like a great ride, I will be tagging this one as a ride to do, then again everytime I've been to Tassie I see places all over I would love to ride one day. Got to wonder though, why is...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,731
Posted By DustyBum
Dont know how you managaed to take so many...

Dont know how you managaed to take so many pictures on your ride, Perhaps I need to slow down and take a few more stops instead of pressing on all the time. Great reading another top ride report....
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,050
Posted By DustyBum
Thanks for entertaining me here at work at 2:43...

Thanks for entertaining me here at work at 2:43 am, looks like some great country and a heap of fun!
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By DustyBum
And then what happened?? The suspense is killing...

And then what happened?? The suspense is killing me!!! :pot
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,981
Posted By DustyBum
Great to read someone is having fantastic...

Great to read someone is having fantastic adventures while I'm stuck here at work. Fantastic pictures and story!! Keep it up... :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,485
Posted By DustyBum
Great report, another destination to add to the...

Great report, another destination to add to the ever growing list on the bike shed wall..... :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By DustyBum
Great photos. You have some impressive country to...

Great photos. You have some impressive country to explore, been over there once years ago for snow skiing, wish it was on a bike instead. Maybe one day I will get back there, seeing pictures like...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,825
Posted By DustyBum
You do know he carrys a very large very sharp...

You do know he carrys a very large very sharp knife and a pair of surgical gloves?? :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,825
Posted By DustyBum
Yup it looks worse than it really is, we were...

Yup it looks worse than it really is, we were both carrying a spare 5 litre container for fuel just in case we struck blocked tracks etc and had to either make large detours or retrace our steps as...
Forum: Australia 04-01-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 939,892
Posted By DustyBum
Ride report of my ride in Victorian Alps 2 weeks ago

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=449005
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,825
Posted By DustyBum
Day 2................... With another...

Day 2...................


With another perfect day bringing me out of a most restful slumber I could hear Mungo boiling the Billy so it was with perfect timing I exited my sleeping chamber, cup...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,825
Posted By DustyBum
Laugh Victoria Australia High Country Loop - Howqua and Back

Dustybum (me) and Mungo had not been out together on the bikes since our trip to <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2008, 05:30 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 53,780
Posted By DustyBum
Looks like your packed ready to go Mungo, what...

Looks like your packed ready to go Mungo, what about the clean jocks? Still rotating the last pair I guess!! :rofl
Forum: Australia 08-30-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,811
Posted By DustyBum
Looked like a fun sort of ride, I will try to...

Looked like a fun sort of ride, I will try to organise some time for myself to partake in the next one.. :clap Its always fun in the mud, even more so when there are others around to help pick you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,895
Posted By DustyBum
I think from memory that the 6.6 gallon or 25 ltr...

I think from memory that the 6.6 gallon or 25 ltr Acerbis tank was only made to fit the 1992-1995 DR650's, bit of a bummer as it would be a great size to have and I don't know if it can be made to...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,967,652
Posted By DustyBum
If you look at the 90mm stormwater pipe available...

If you look at the 90mm stormwater pipe available from most decent plumbing supplies (not bunnings) it is quiet sturdy and uv stabilized nowdays and should be ok.
Forum: Australia 08-17-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,551
Posted By DustyBum
Let me know when you go under the knife so I can...

Let me know when you go under the knife so I can send some flowers.... :1drink
Forum: Australia 08-17-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,967,652
Posted By DustyBum
I too had a hard time breaking the bead on the...

I too had a hard time breaking the bead on the trailwing tyres, it was as if they were glued to the rims. Spose the bike wheels might have been sitting there for quite some time since the tyres had...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,551
Posted By DustyBum
http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m224/sidecaredi...

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m224/sidecareditor/IMG_4852.jpg



Hey Mungo, didn't you notice the "thing" slowly making its way up your belly?? Hope you didn't sleep with that to keep...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,292
Posted By DustyBum
Holy crap that sounds like one hell of a gnarly...

Holy crap that sounds like one hell of a gnarly ride! You guys are a pair of tuff nuts to say the least! :freaky

Might have to find out some more info on the "spot" finder...

p.s. next...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 102,461
Views: 20,077,513
Posted By DustyBum
Let it sleep in a bit later... :rofl Aww come on...

Let it sleep in a bit later... :rofl Aww come on someone had to say it!! :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By DustyBum
I managed to loose my right hand side panel out...

I managed to loose my right hand side panel out in the scrub somewhere, never to be found again. I purchased a new side panel without the heat shield and that made it a bit cheaper. I then went down...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,811
Posted By DustyBum
Haven't had a set of the MT21's personally but on...

Haven't had a set of the MT21's personally but on my last cross country ride http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=362147 my mate Mungo had a set and they certainly did perform better in...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,811
Posted By DustyBum
I can vouch that the e-07 ain't much chop in any...

I can vouch that the e-07 ain't much chop in any sort of mud. Ok on sand or gravel, never as good as a knobby though. But in mud there isn't enough space between the rubber blocks and they soon fill...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,551
Posted By DustyBum
Sounds like a great idea.... wont know until...

Sounds like a great idea.... wont know until closer to the date but I'm working on permission from "her indoors" .. Its about time the kwack had a decent run as ever since I made space for a DR650...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,551
Posted By DustyBum
That looks suspiciously like the camp ground at...

That looks suspiciously like the camp ground at Nug Nug (glug glug) and if I remember rightly you were rather excited by the time you got there!!!:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2008, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,250
Posted By DustyBum
Great trip report and pictures, another place I...

Great trip report and pictures, another place I will have to visit and one that is not really that far from home. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By DustyBum
Great looking country, when are they going to...

Great looking country, when are they going to build that bridge so I can ride over??
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By DustyBum
Back to the visitors centre were we discovered...

Back to the visitors centre were we discovered with much joy that there was free hot showers available.
Mungo wanted to see if he could make this giant wombat move, but it was only a model of what...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By DustyBum
We then headed out on the 70km loop around the...

We then headed out on the 70km loop around the park, stopping to look at the Walls of China (really just a very long eroded sand dune). <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By DustyBum
After a lazy breakfast we headed off to the...

After a lazy breakfast we headed off to the visitors centre.
These are the “shearers” quarters, a modern and recent addition that can be rented out for overnight accommodation.
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