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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-17-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,636,912
Posted By outbackflyer
1190 adv

Iv got an 1190 RC8 to commute 70 Ks on each day, the 35 Ks one way trip takes just over 9 mins once im clear of town, and now they make an Adventurer of it? ,, I dont think I will be taking much...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-17-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,636,912
Posted By outbackflyer
[QUOTE=Night Falcon;20963849]The exhaust is a pig...

[QUOTE=Night Falcon;20963849]The exhaust is a pig but is functional in that it gets the bike past the greenies and on to market. The fact you will be able to remove it and bolt on an aftermarket one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By outbackflyer
SE cap issues

Dan, The elbow, (and its position) is a design fault and a critical week point , as if it gets a hit from a wayward stick in the bush, or your Safari tank takes a side hit and flexes onto it, you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,138
Posted By outbackflyer
fuel tap fitting

Damm it , bummer,
You have prob already checked it but i found the O ring recess is quite shallow and upon fitting the tap to the tank the o ring can easily get moved out of the groove, I put some...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,033
Posted By outbackflyer
Good Pub good views.

To start the suggestions, the William creek Hotel is a hive of activity when the lake has water, as several aircraft will be stationed there as long as the visitors( and water) last, it is a great...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By outbackflyer
African adventures

Yea, I first flew there in 1995 then did 2 years there from 06till end of 07,
I have not met Olivier, but we have e mailed several years ago on the subject of overland flying, I know he did some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2009, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By outbackflyer
Victoria Falls

No worries, if you want to send anything on the offer stands, just keep in mind that the Zambian customs will want to slap duty on any New, or New looking stuff that comes to me there, a tyre or so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By outbackflyer
Hi . I have no idea which countries you are going...

Hi . I have no idea which countries you are going through on your trip but if its through South East Africa you might be advised to post a tyre ahead, I will be living in Zambia at Victoria Falls...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,094
Posted By outbackflyer
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Forum: Australia 02-17-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,275
Posted By outbackflyer
Hunting in Australia

Hi Stormy,
When you are in the outback, you will be on land which is either a public road, pastoral lease ,concervation reserve,national park, private property or aboriginal land, as such you will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,094
Posted By outbackflyer
Aqualine tank

I have only done 2000 Km’s with the new tank fitted, but as previously mentioned, the extra 17 Kilograms of weight is positioned mainly lower than the standard 13, and while obviously heavier, the...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,472
Posted By outbackflyer
I did only 8000 Ks from new on a 640 Adv, I found...

I did only 8000 Ks from new on a 640 Adv, I found it an adequate, but not exciting bike off road, and just plain uncomfortable on the highway as the bar/ seat position had me constantly pushing back...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2009, 03:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,073
Posted By outbackflyer
The prize goes to ....

Well done ChrisCrossed.
Good old lateral thought, (and not my idea), saw it done years ago when we called them "trail bikes", when axles could sieze (after years of neglect).
Lay bike on side,...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,073
Posted By outbackflyer
[quote=stormsearcher] during my sep 08 trip to...

[quote=stormsearcher]
during my sep 08 trip to the outback i rode back to tibbobara on punctured tyre after i realised that i had no spanner for the front wheel.

Propper preparation prevents...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,850
Posted By outbackflyer
Dry here.

The Barkly Highway was cut by floods near Qld border, thats 1600 Ks away from Yulara, all dry here in the centre.
The Romanian wanderer was within sight of the Olgas, and if he looked up he would...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,843
Posted By outbackflyer
A sad little man.

These shallow, sensational articles do get under our skin, that is the intention of the writer, and ultimately the editor who steers the papers content, but I don’t think we need fear the likes of Mr...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,421
Posted By outbackflyer
Speed of light on the dirt.

I learned at the Finke Desert race, asking questions that the “cheap” publicly available version of the Michelin Desert swells out under centrifugal force at around 180Km/h the superior rally...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,003
Posted By outbackflyer
Dirt road stablaizer

[quote=Crisis management]I'm having a few problems getting adjusted to my 990 adv on dirt / gravel roads...
Some good advise has followed your request,, can I also sugest you consider fitting a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,229
Posted By outbackflyer
Not quite to rest

[quote=Nailhead]Cool, guys-- thanks! Yet another nagging question put to rest...


For another option, I don't lube my chain, ever,for the last 3 dirt bikes I have owned, now a KTM 950 SE,they...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,410
Posted By outbackflyer
Timing.

My advise is to focus on Thailand, deliver the bike all crated up to a Melbourne freight company,fly to Darwin 7 days later with Qantas, have a night or 2 at the Mirimbena resort,then load bike and...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 85,639
Posted By outbackflyer
Versatile

Such a great photo, it says it all, a good reminder that in the right hands (or with an open mind) these bikes can bridge so many roles.Enduro, touring,commuting, whatever.
Cheers; John
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By outbackflyer
SE frame cracking

This is quite curious that some are cracking with and without various load combinations while some are not.
I have 18000 Km's on mine and aprox 60% of that riding is on severely corrigated roads and...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,088
Posted By outbackflyer
Richard, I acknowledge your obvious experience ,...

Richard, I acknowledge your obvious experience , and your advice considered.
I just expressed a response for the question Jake asked of how to balance a wheel with a rim lock on it, and to give...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,088
Posted By outbackflyer
Hi Richard , Unfortunatly its not that simple, ...

Hi Richard ,
Unfortunatly its not that simple,
You are making a big assumption that your wheel without a rim lock would be "perfectly in ballance" and that by adding the weight of the rim lock to...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,075
Posted By outbackflyer
From Cairns to Cape York is aprox 1370 via thd...

From Cairns to Cape York is aprox 1370 via thd Daintree, Cooktown, Lakefield and then using telegraph tracks to the Jardine river , etc,
From Bramwell junction fuel station to Jardine Ferry fuel...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,002
Posted By outbackflyer
Yeah I realy did try to jump on the 690 with an...

Yeah I realy did try to jump on the 690 with an open mind,(best I could) cos I am looking for a dirt bike for close range cross country light weight desert fun, I rode a 530, some weeks ago,it ...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,002
Posted By outbackflyer
Yeah, I know , I must work on that, don't want to...

Yeah, I know , I must work on that, don't want to spoil someone's wet dream about this bike,its a "nice" bike, nice...

"quote RHINO"
fark me sounds likme a bit average for a bike that so many...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,002
Posted By outbackflyer
I didnt say it lacked horse power, just that the...

I didnt say it lacked horse power, just that the power and handeling didn't impress me, the 640 Adventurer delivered smoother power -IMO.and was more at home crusing along a dirt road.
The bike was...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,002
Posted By outbackflyer
690 impressions

I took a 690 enduro out for a spin last week,up the stuart highway and then some fast and slow rocky tracks for an hour,and while i tried to keep an open mind,and I wanted to be at least a little...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,643
Posted By outbackflyer
Not quite 690 adventure material

I took a 690 enduro out for a spin last week,up the stuart highway and then rocky tracks for an hour,and while i tried to keep an open mind,and I wanted to be at least a little shocked ,this nice...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,772
Posted By outbackflyer
desert navigation

For so many good reasons as per the previous posted advise, I also have found it best to buy the most recent detailed map available, (most times this is a Hema) and plot in any and all useful...
Forum: Australia 09-05-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,488
Posted By outbackflyer
Theme song sugestion

How about Bob Dylan's " Don't fall apart on me tonight".
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2008, 01:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,362
Posted By outbackflyer
Use plenty of powder on the tube as you fit it...

Use plenty of powder on the tube as you fit it up, and dust some into the tyre too, it all healps reduce rubber to rubber frictioon ( =heat)and makes fitting easy.
I dont like to use any liquid or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,362
Posted By outbackflyer
Tube protection

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,837
Posted By outbackflyer
Axle tention

Can I sugest that if you have any trouble pulling/ pushing the axle out its prob because you have not adjusted the fork legs / alignment correctly and there is un even pressure on your axle.
Elevate...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 51,324
Posted By outbackflyer
SE Adventure !

Philth, a (very) late note of congratulations to yourself and your mate for what you did achieve on the recent attempt at the crossing, the lessons learned will no doubt be firmly in-ground and im...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,633
Posted By outbackflyer
If you are using outlook just right click once on...

If you are using outlook just right click once on the image,
select "send to mail recipient".
Then select yes to down size image?
when the image is then atached in the E mail page, just click and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5,748
Views: 1,771,238
Posted By outbackflyer
Sorry I dont have it any bigger , not my picture.

Sorry I dont have it any bigger , not my picture.
Forum: Australia 08-11-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By outbackflyer
Hot Springs

There is a small hot spring in the Northern Flinders (its actually mildly radioactive) called Paralana, its just North of Arkaroola.
Then a nice track through the ranges via "wheal Turner mine" to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-09-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,179
Posted By outbackflyer
If I hit a rock hard and the side plate gets...

If I hit a rock hard and the side plate gets pushed out of shape and onto either of the engine side covers, the thought is that the 1/4 " thick rubber will soften(spread) the impact somewhat and mabe...
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