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Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,969
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Yep, I reckon I am...I don't remember his name...

Yep, I reckon I am...I don't remember his name either
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,969
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Actually its different organizers, but I had a...

Actually its different organizers, but I had a great time then too.
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,969
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Hey lout, If you haven't done one before just...

Hey lout, If you haven't done one before just relax...it will all turn out great. You should have received an email this arvo with all your missing info. Nick, Trudy and Jess at Maschine are all...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,969
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Did you ring or email before you paid for your...

Did you ring or email before you paid for your accom or were you relying entirely on mental telepathy?
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,018
Posted By larryscustomcycles
To be fair, they didn't say he did. They say they...

To be fair, they didn't say he did. They say they have his toolbox and that they have the plates from the winner of the stage.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,792
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Thanks all. Rims are both new Excels...I laced...

Thanks all.
Rims are both new Excels...I laced them up myself with new SS spokes. KTM front hub with the original rear. Both were hydroblasted, new bearingst etc.
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,792
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Wiring is all done, in fact its ready to go...

Wiring is all done, in fact its ready to go except for throttle and choke cables and a longer bolt for the gear lever.
I'll have to get the Forks re-sprung and damping altered to suit but its all...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,792
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I wont add that up through fear of heart failure....

I wont add that up through fear of heart failure. I started from a very low base, it didn't go, had been ridden a zillion kms and had suffered a complete electrical meltdown. From that everything has...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,792
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Guess what vital $2 part Im missing that stops me...

Guess what vital $2 part Im missing that stops me from riding it at all...

The lower throttle cables...yep, forgot to buy them...good work eh?
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,792
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Its been a while, setting up the factory etc etc....

Its been a while, setting up the factory etc etc.

Big news though...its alive!
Yep, it runs...Electrical is all motogadget and euro motoelectrics. With a Speedhut gauge. 1000cc twin plugged
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Thanks guys. It looks like the 1100 is the one. ...

Thanks guys. It looks like the 1100 is the one.

Noting that the 1200c is actually a long monolever not a paralever. Would be cool if I was seeking something more authentic but the paralever...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By larryscustomcycles
The plan is an R80g/s dakar replica with a few...

The plan is an R80g/s dakar replica with a few updates one being a paralever.

Wanting the longest swingarm to get the most travel.

Thanks for the measurement, I have read that the 1100 was the...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,969
Posted By larryscustomcycles
To give you an idea...we stayed at a lovely place...

To give you an idea...we stayed at a lovely place called Hells gate...it is most appropriately named. The 3 stale pies they had as food probably wasn't going to feed 100 odd so they had to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Paralever swingarm lengths

Which model has the longest? Probably focusing on 1100 or 1150 models.
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,969
Posted By larryscustomcycles
After the debacle with the High country accom...

After the debacle with the High country accom last year the accom is being booked differently. Same as it was for Darwin-PC.
So you told them if it was just you or you were part of a group, now the...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,969
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I've done lots of Safaris, including the Darwin...

I've done lots of Safaris, including the Darwin one so I have got to know the guys from Maschine...and when you stuff things around like changing bikes either you have to call them or they have to...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,969
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Umm, one of those nights in swags is at Cradle...

Umm, one of those nights in swags is at Cradle Mountain...its going to be cold. No chance it wont be.
The other night is Freycinet, which wont be as cold...maybe.

I'm taking the 1200 now...R80...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Contact Grant at...

Contact Grant at http://offtrackmotorcycles.com.au/

He'll rent you a bike, and can even load up the GPS with a trip to suit you.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,718
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Umm, I know you know stuff about these things but...

Umm, I know you know stuff about these things but are you sure? Your (max's) website disagrees about the ratios at least:

http://www.maxbmwmotorsport.com/hp2-enduro-upg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I've run the smaller tkc80s with no problem

I've run the smaller tkc80s with no problem
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,018
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Mike, Is it perhaps the bike Gaston rode in...

Mike,

Is it perhaps the bike Gaston rode in the Australian Safari in 85, finishing second?

http://jerramungup.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safaris/F1000009/790522555_PsgWb-L.jpg

It may have done...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,018
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Hi Mike, If you are not fussed on what sort...

Hi Mike,

If you are not fussed on what sort of Dakar bike, just one that err, started the real (Africa) event I know where a couple are. I rode from Gambia to Spain a few years ago...actually it...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,934
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I have mine all wired up and the engine goes in...

I have mine all wired up and the engine goes in soon...

The instructions say I can hook the unit directly to the starter but I'm looking at that little wire and I'm thinking that's a lot of...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,969
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Just back from Darwin, going to Tassie. Changing...

Just back from Darwin, going to Tassie. Changing bikes...had the GSW in Darwin and if all goes to plan I will have finished the resto on my R80G/S just in time to take it to Tassie.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,792
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Oh, it appears I have the disease...the next 2...

Oh, it appears I have the disease...the next 2 airhead projects have been purchased.

http://larryscustomcycles.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-Qf6dGhF/0/M/WP_000224-M.jpg

They wont arrive at the...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,792
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Quick update. Been doing much more work on...

Quick update.

Been doing much more work on the new factory than the bike. Here it is...finally empty. It was full of cool rooms and rubbish...100 cubic metres of junk came out of there.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 320,127
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I dont think you got the TRX in the US, its sort...

I dont think you got the TRX in the US, its sort of a parallel twin semi faired sports bike with a ducati esq trellis frame. Mid-late 90s. I suspect things like an FZR and perhaps early R1/R6 or...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 320,127
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I think its a pipeburn seat actually...its for an...

I think its a pipeburn seat actually...its for an SR. Both it and the rear part of the frame have been modified to get everything to fit. Tank is an SR too, purely so I could put the gauge (acewell)...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 320,127
Posted By larryscustomcycles
TEX front end is real easy. Stock xs bearings. A...

TEX front end is real easy. Stock xs bearings. A small spacer on the top. Slight mod to steering stop...but might not be necessary with the stock tank. Front axle is XS size (16mm from memory). Just...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 320,127
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Here's mine. 750 rephased, Trx850 front...

Here's mine. 750 rephased, Trx850 front end...lots of other stuff
http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/5332/0rs1.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By larryscustomcycles
You can get Mink oil from Redwing boot shops.

You can get Mink oil from Redwing boot shops.
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 660,814
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I'm with you! I do admire the ability to be...

I'm with you!

I do admire the ability to be able to decide to go with such an unconventional choice though.

So I'm not sure if I like it or if I'm just impressed that someone had the guts to...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,792
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Hi Greg, The idea with it is to keep it...

Hi Greg,

The idea with it is to keep it mostly stock but updated. So standard frame and suspension travel, sticking with conventional forks, using standard headlight housing etc.
The next one...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,792
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Not much to report. Got a shiny new seat, forks...

Not much to report. Got a shiny new seat, forks are now rebuilt and shortened. If anyone wants rebound spacers I only have 2 metres of aluminium tube left so get in quick:huh

Got to get onto the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Ok you win. Next time you are in Melbourne the...

Ok you win. Next time you are in Melbourne the beer is on me:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By larryscustomcycles
My only concern is that it wasn't April 1 when he...

My only concern is that it wasn't April 1 when he posted it where he is located...but it was where I am and I still got got!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Umm, what he said...there aren't any springs,...

Umm, what he said...there aren't any springs, dampers and probably not a lot in the way of fork oil in the forks.

So, you've "assisted" the telelever damper and spring by putting additional...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 660,814
Posted By larryscustomcycles
That's incredibly impressive...the only thing I...

That's incredibly impressive...the only thing I was wondering when looking at it was how come it doesn't get really bad coil bind on the rear shock. You sure answered that:D
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,418
Posted By larryscustomcycles
On looking again it might be something done for a...

On looking again it might be something done for a movie...it has a huge bracket out the front that must serve a purpose (mounting a camera?) and another one off the back.

Some poxy zombie movie?...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,418
Posted By larryscustomcycles
You win. in every square inch there is a new...

You win. in every square inch there is a new level of wrong...and yet absolutely no redeeming features
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