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Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,905,303
Posted By fifthgear
Funnelweb Air Filters

You would have to remove the snorkel or open up the airbox for a funnelweb air filter to work well because they have more surface area you could try and see how it performs
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,172
Posted By fifthgear
On the Jingellic get together this year riding...

On the Jingellic get together this year riding from Korumburra to Mansfield I buggered my rear wheel bearings, pulled into a house at Gaffney Creek as their was a dirt bike parked in shed to ask for...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,204
Posted By fifthgear
Good one the gav they grow far to quickly and...

Good one the gav they grow far to quickly and before long they will be roosting you while you are trying to keep up great time of life
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 99,188
Views: 18,931,782
Posted By fifthgear
DR 650 carby needle

Just playing with the carby and air box on my 04 model and noticed the needle just below the bottom clip slot the was worn (the clip was in middle slot) is this a common thing bikes done 30,000 kms
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 74,700
Posted By fifthgear
V-Strom 1000

Just picked up a 04 V-Strom 1000 as a roady to keep my DR 650 company in garage done a few kms but really tidy unit came with topbox and Stay Tune cans it has Pirelli ScorpianTrail tyres has anyone...
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By fifthgear
Thanks for all your information and feedback I...

Thanks for all your information and feedback I didn't think the oil for my old 2850 JD would be a good choice
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By fifthgear
V-Strom engine oil

Just got an 04 V-Strom 1000 which oil should I use mineral or synthetic thanks
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-16-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By fifthgear
Looks like a great ride nothing better than great...

Looks like a great ride nothing better than great weather, tracks and in the high country son made footy finals and now in grand final one more week then we can hit the trails
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 18,337
Views: 2,210,344
Posted By fifthgear
New camel back

I am pretty sure Ballards sell camelbacks don"t no price
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,763
Posted By fifthgear
I have a DR 650 and they are a good alround bike...

I have a DR 650 and they are a good alround bike but if I had a money tree a KTM 690 would be the go
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By fifthgear
when changing tyres I have used talcum powder to...

when changing tyres I have used talcum powder to get the bead to seat properly on the rim and if it helps the tube move inside the tyre I don't see any problem
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,270
Posted By fifthgear
New roady

Just traded 07 wr 450 for a 04 v strom 1000 has a few ks but really tidy bike should give my DR company in garage do I need to keep an eye on anything thanks
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By fifthgear
Can't do Saturday sons footy finals but going on...

Can't do Saturday sons footy finals but going on a ride Sunday around Grand Ridge rd do a bit of exploring got the map and a full tank
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 44,214
Posted By fifthgear
You Legend

Every ride we go on is a risk what he is doing is fantastic you would not even consider doing it if not having the ability the preparation and bike go you good thing.
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By fifthgear
I used a small electric soldering iron on the...

I used a small electric soldering iron on the inside did a reasonable job but not as flexable as original and you can just make out the crack
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By fifthgear
Great views

Nice part of the country Tarwin Lower my parents own a property at Cape Liptrap which is further south if ever going that way pm me
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,830
Posted By fifthgear
Glad to hear your son is getting better see you...

Glad to hear your son is getting better see you at Yarra Glen Bakery same time Terry any change give me a ring 0458590560
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,830
Posted By fifthgear
had a change of plane good reason to go for a...

had a change of plane good reason to go for a ride see you at yarra glen bakery
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By fifthgear
I have progrip transition antifog screen on a LS2...

I have progrip transition antifog screen on a LS2 dualsport helmet works really well , you don't notice the the tint change . My road bike helmet has antifog only and I use sunnys I prefer the LS2...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By fifthgear
You could try Cranbourne Motorcycle I no they do...

You could try Cranbourne Motorcycle I no they do roadworthies turn left at the lights at the Settlement Hotel
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 25,675
Posted By fifthgear
The tallest gear I have on my rides

The tallest gear I have on my rides
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By fifthgear
Your mates right give it a go I think there are...

Your mates right give it a go I think there are two loops of about 70 ks .heaps of other riders and marshals on bikes to help out if needed pretty safe really a mate did the old Blue Light on a...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,561
Posted By fifthgear
Billy Goats

I went down Billy Goats a few week ago on a DR 650 ,the steepness is not the problem it the surface a lot of rock dry is allright but if it rains would make it really slippery.When I road it, it had...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,687
Posted By fifthgear
Billy Goats on DR650

This is on helipad half way down Billy Goats top peak on left is where the track starts next ride more photos
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By fifthgear
Billy Goats on DR650

AS track report from Licola Tamboritha rd ,Moroka rd and Pinnacles rd are all EASY good open roads .Billy Goat Bluff Track (HARD) in dry conditions going down on my dr 650 not a problem but any...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,687
Posted By fifthgear
Did Billy Goats on DR 650

Thanks for all your advise about Billy Goats so I when and had a crack yea har what a ripper of a hill . I went from Licola end took Tamboritha rd right on to Moroka rd, Pinnacles rd then left onto...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,914
Posted By fifthgear
Thanks pepperjack for the night it was great to...

Thanks pepperjack for the night it was great to catch up and meet some new people and check out their rides . That Bemers headlight would have been usefull on the way home the DRs lights aren't the...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By fifthgear
Another option tubebliss inner tube they seal the...

Another option tubebliss inner tube they seal the bead to rim using high pressure so you can run low tyre pressure without tyre slipping in rim
Forum: Australia 03-13-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,561
Posted By fifthgear
The Other JC I was thinking of doing Licola to...

The Other JC I was thinking of doing Licola to Dargo it would be good to tag along, I ride a DR650 have done a bit of dirt riding, nothing like a bit of a adventure my number 0458 590 560 good to...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,687
Posted By fifthgear
Thanks Jdeks and Dasmachin for the info much...

Thanks Jdeks and Dasmachin for the info much appreciated
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,687
Posted By fifthgear
Planning to ride Licola through to Dargo I ride a...

Planning to ride Licola through to Dargo I ride a DR650 I have done a fair bit of dirt riding but don't no which tracks wouldn't suit the bike . I have a map the Licola end is ok the Dargo is my...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 28,345
Posted By fifthgear
Just brought LS2 for $89.00 fiberglass shell...

Just brought LS2 for $89.00 fiberglass shell ,removable liner used it a few times good helmet for the price their a cheaper plastic version as well Peter Stevens had them
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,774
Posted By fifthgear
My Safari tank was fitted when I bought it and...

My Safari tank was fitted when I bought it and that where it stays as for the fuel line my one is bent to the 8oclock position , I have heard blowing some air about 8 psi into the tank can help use...
Forum: Australia 02-24-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,448
Posted By fifthgear
Went to the supers last weekend ,in the expo saw...

Went to the supers last weekend ,in the expo saw a motorcycle rental company called Offtrack motorcycle adventures and rentals their based in Melbourne mostly Beemers could be worth a try ,they have...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,872
Posted By fifthgear
Doing paddock but fill in at turn 4 or 5 if...

Doing paddock but fill in at turn 4 or 5 if needed , be there Sat,Sunday should be good
Forum: Australia 02-17-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,872
Posted By fifthgear
I will be doing marshal duty and staying at...

I will be doing marshal duty and staying at Cowes,weathers normal keeping everyone guessing that's Phillip Island who cares makes for great racing
Forum: Australia 02-07-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,554
Posted By fifthgear
Road Closed

Just got back from CFA duty at Orbost and noticed the Bonang Rd was closed between Orbort and Delegate on the size of the fire and risk it presents I reckon it could be closed for a while
Forum: Australia 01-22-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By fifthgear
just got a weather warning on cfa pager for heavy...

just got a weather warning on cfa pager for heavy rain and cold front passing through Sth Gippsland on Friday ,clearing Saturday but that tipical island weather
Forum: Australia 01-22-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,037
Posted By fifthgear
Hay Russ

I was riding up there about 3 weeks ago and lost a GOpro between Woods Point and Jamo can you keep an eye out thanks .Did ThompsonDam ,Aberfeldy,Woods Point,Jamerson,Licola and home Korumburra.Have a...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,987
Posted By fifthgear
Nav Ride

Never done one sounds like a great idea, are these nav rallies a timed event from checkpoint to checkpoint if it wasn't timed it would not be a race would it? Is it a mapped out route or do you find...
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