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Forum: Trials 05-21-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 410,303
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Nice. I have yet to learn how to do that...

Nice. I have yet to learn how to do that deliberately.:D
Forum: Trials 05-20-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 410,303
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Cursed it. We are garden riders, too. Had a...

Cursed it.
We are garden riders, too. Had a Randonne since December which has spat me off more than any other bike since I was a teenager. :clap
My better half who is more than half a century had...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 603,034
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Might be a ripost. The G/F was most annoyed when...

Might be a ripost. The G/F was most annoyed when I put it on the stereo. Not much of a video but very cool in my opinion. Amazing what you can do if you don't have a lawn.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-12-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,089
Views: 848,206
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Somebody mentioned a wish to see out takes in one...

Somebody mentioned a wish to see out takes in one of the video threads.. He doesn't have much fear of mass or gravity.

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Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 603,034
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Off the scale. Second viewing toady and I'm...

Off the scale.
Second viewing toady and I'm still no further ahead understanding how that can be done consistently.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I'm not going for a ride with you. I'm just at...

I'm not going for a ride with you.
I'm just at the chicken strip stage.
Forum: Trials 04-10-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 152,247
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
:clapGreat vimeo link. Ta. That's the county I...

:clapGreat vimeo link. Ta. That's the county I grew up in. Mark Knopfler lived in Whitley Bay, which was home to the Spanish City amusement park. Slot machines, dodgems, shuggies, helter skelters,...
Forum: Trials 03-21-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 143,535
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Trials Real Estate.:evil When we turned up for...

Trials Real Estate.:evil When we turned up for our first viewing of the property we now own the seller asked me if I knew what a trials bike was.... After the affirmative he spent the next hour...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4,089
Views: 848,206
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
:clapLove your story. Cheers for posting Noshir.

:clapLove your story. Cheers for posting Noshir.
Forum: Trials 03-17-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 143,535
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I've spent the last two years leveling mother...

I've spent the last two years leveling mother nature. I love it. Slash, burn, build. Sadly, I have financial & geographical issues otherwise I would be in like a shot.
Forum: Trials 03-16-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 143,535
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Looking at some of your set ups I'm a bit awed....

Looking at some of your set ups I'm a bit awed. Put 3 logs into a triangle a month ago & I'm still to chicken to get over them. About 20 refusals so far. :cry
On the bright side after posting my pre...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-08-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
For some reason I have this mental image of...

For some reason I have this mental image of blokes being shredded by crocs but still trying to keep there beer undiluted. Staunch to the end.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 897,749
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Concur. I could almost smell that vid.:clap

Concur. I could almost smell that vid.:clap
Forum: Trials 02-17-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 143,535
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
3 tires on a lawn was enough to get here.335675 ...

3 tires on a lawn was enough to get here.335675

Got some logs & banks but it's all a work in progress.
Practicing full lock turns, body position, throttle control, ect. Well, trying. Gravity &...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 603,034
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
That is orsome. Brilliant marketing, too. ...

That is orsome. Brilliant marketing, too.
Right up there with beer plumbing. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 194,228
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
First post of 2015. Everybody must be practicing...

First post of 2015. Everybody must be practicing hard out.

Not exactly Gymkhana related but might be of interest. We stuck a trials bike in the shed just before Christmas and I have been...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 47,281
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Just a quickie. I knew my air filter was past...

Just a quickie.
I knew my air filter was past it's best but tight pockets & laziness kept it in place to long.
Stuck a new one on a couple of months ago. Crikey! It's a different bike, crisp & rev...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup, got me intrigued, too.

Yup, got me intrigued, too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Hmmmm, I recently had the back end off my 850....

Hmmmm, I recently had the back end off my 850. After much head scratching I looked at a Haynes manual.
There are 4 bolts which release the whole tail unit after you disconnect the rear light & side...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Very impressive Ganmiki. What are your footrests...

Very impressive Ganmiki. What are your footrests off & were they a straight swap?

I was riding on damp, bumpy paddocks at the weekend and sport touring tires have no grip whatsoever.:roflI'm sure...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
:roflNice combo ADVrich. Playing on the trailie...

:roflNice combo ADVrich. Playing on the trailie gives you the skills to keep the TDM moving forward & be happy loose on the gravel.
The TDM shares it's lodgings with a DT230 & Gasgas Randonne. Never...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
How do the profiles match?

How do the profiles match?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Concur with the off road ability. I'm constantly...

Concur with the off road ability. I'm constantly amazed how well the bike copes on the rough and responds when you stand up. Some Tenere DNA in there somewhere.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I had an MT 90 AT front and Shinko 705 rear on...

I had an MT 90 AT front and Shinko 705 rear on for a few thousand k's. The profiles did not match, ran off the front before the rear but just allowed for this with my riding. Loved the Pirelli, great...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Dunno. T'was the big smile lounging on the rear...

Dunno. T'was the big smile lounging on the rear of the TDM during vigorous swervery & scenic tourery which got my better half on to her own bike.
She tells me what bike racing is on telly now....
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 64,017
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I have my Dad down under for a holiday, happy...

I have my Dad down under for a holiday, happy days. He is trying to import his 93 CRM 250 into NZ but due to a dodgy logistics guy it's apparently sat on the wharf in Bremerharven.
Any hoo. Beside...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,467
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Exacary why we got it. I cut my teeth on a DT...

Exacary why we got it.
I cut my teeth on a DT 175 and still regard them as awesome wee trail bikes.
The Randonne is to teach my G/F (and me) balance, throttle control etc. The deal is half an hour...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,467
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
We have a 125 Randonne due to arrive this week....

We have a 125 Randonne due to arrive this week. Road registered & WOF'd.

I thought the 200 might be a bit intimidating power wise.

I read, heard or dreamed that they will do 173ml's to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
:roflIt most certainly was not intentional. Since...

:roflIt most certainly was not intentional. Since I rode it last somebody had dumped and graded quite a few tons of gravel. I'm waiting for the 4wd's to scrub it before I head that way again. And...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-02-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,035,338
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Eerie. I'm thinking of putting a KLR in the shed....

Eerie. I'm thinking of putting a KLR in the shed. The new ones look exceedingly useable. But. A recent experience riding 25km's of 4 to 8 inch deep gravel & dust on the TDM caused me to think harder....
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 603,034
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Ditto. What a sleeper!:clap

Ditto. What a sleeper!:clap
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 47,281
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Linear nails it. I'm not used to that with 2t's....

Linear nails it. I'm not used to that with 2t's. No fire works just more power and a greater appetite for revs. It gets into & out of corners obscenely quick.

Bang on with the CRM, too. Both bikes...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 47,281
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
The DT has airbox mods already so I need to check...

The DT has airbox mods already so I need to check the carb before I make any changes. No top end hit or step up but plenty of power, catches me out on the loose when it starts to wheelie or light the...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 47,281
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Ouch. Adding a CRM 93 MKII to the stable very...

Ouch. Adding a CRM 93 MKII to the stable very soon.
On the bright side I know the top end was pulled down last year & is mint.

Our DT does some big miles on the highway with a constant...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 603,034
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Yup. Extreme is appropriate.

Yup. Extreme is appropriate.
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 47,281
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Does not appear to be any restriction in the...

Does not appear to be any restriction in the header on the DT. It's normally a washer brazed in.
They are obviously compromised. And redeemable.:evil
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 47,281
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Motormail, can you expand on the performance...

Motormail, can you expand on the performance difference with the needle & jetting mods? Our bike pulls from nothing but lacks a top end hit. It's a linear build up to 7500 - 8000rpm & then tapers...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 47,281
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
I ain't got around to it yet. Please keep us...

I ain't got around to it yet. Please keep us informed.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-21-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4,089
Views: 848,206
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
Love your work!:clap

Love your work!:clap
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 47,281
Posted By Harvey Krumpet
A crispy zinger? Only ever applied that to the...

A crispy zinger? Only ever applied that to the after effects of curry & tequila.:freaky
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