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Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,515
Posted By Pom
Recent weather in the Corner Country

Just an update on the recent weather out here. Whilst you lot on the Coast were copping wet stuff it has been perfect for riding out here, basically zero rain and blue skies. The wild life is...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,897
Posted By Pom
Not long now...........

Just bumping this thread as it isn't long till the Longest Day.........
Forum: Australia 10-15-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 23,979
Posted By Pom
Rooms at the Corner

For those thinking about doing the ride or part of it.

As of this arvo four of us had booked rooms at the Corner, so there are few left, but not that many.

If you think you will get there I...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 23,979
Posted By Pom
Hi awesome ride north - down to 1 deg in fog...

Hi
awesome ride north - down to 1 deg in fog north of Yass, but home in the warm before dark, only caught one shower - 50km south of home.
What about your run home ?
Pom
Forum: Australia 09-19-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 23,979
Posted By Pom
Not long now

Just putting on a reply to bring this thread back to the top of the pile - not long now, and the forecast is for dry and hot this year......
see you at the Corner.
Forum: Australia 11-23-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 34,673
Posted By Pom
Todays Roads in the West of Qld

Philth
Today the roads are closed, but the rain is due to clear by the weekend, so it won't be long before they reopen.

If you use the Bulloo Website, it is updated most days.
...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 34,673
Posted By Pom
Once again the rain begins

As usual, as the Longest Day approaches, so the rain begins.
Follow this link to the Bulloo Shire (Qld side of the border) road conditions -a days rain and the closures come in thick and fast.
If...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 34,673
Posted By Pom
Road Conditons - Qld side of the border

For the info of those coming out on the Qld side, the Bulloo Shire site is updated each week day. Those that have been before will know the conditions change each day if the rain comes.

The only...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 34,673
Posted By Pom
No amount of cash would be enough....

Tom
thanks for the offer, and I know you do pretty things with words, but you are just way to ugly for me.............
pom
Forum: Australia 05-24-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 34,673
Posted By Pom
Rooms booked for the 21st

For those fellow softies amongst you, that are thinking of doing the ride, remember accomadation is limited at the Corner.
So with that in mind Flan and I already have our rooms booked for the 21st....
Forum: Australia 05-22-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 34,673
Posted By Pom
Joes new bike

Joe
I was at the corner when you ticked the box on the Baby Strom - I think the new toy, with the right gearing, would be more suitable...... maybe you could do it on your postie....
See in you in...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 34,673
Posted By Pom
2011 wouldn't miss it

Tom et al
I will be there again, doing the short ride from home to the corner, hopefully some of the other Charleville riders will join me again.

Hopefully the weather will be kinder to us this...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Pom
Acerbis is correct, but beware

Hi
the reply above is correct.
I have done the swap to bling alloy caps, but beware, the tanks expand and contract a lot, but the alloy caps don't, so basically they cut their own threads.
I have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23,978
Views: 4,080,523
Posted By Pom
Which DRZ do my Cams suit

Hi
I have brought a couple of second hand cam shafts for my DRZ400 E.
I am now worried they might be for an E model after all, apparenlty they should be stamped with an A and a B on the on the gear...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By Pom
To lube or not ?

I am interested in inmates opinions in in relation to chain lubing in desert type conditions.

It seems the choices are
Lube it up, and suffer the mess it causes
WD 40 or similar after riding to...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,182
Posted By Pom
Time for a new thread

So Tom, I put it to you, that it is time to put this thread to bed and you should offically launch the Longest Day 2011 thread - let the planning and bench racing begin..............
pom
Forum: Australia 12-22-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,182
Posted By Pom
Longest Day 2011 - two types of ride

Tom
I think you managed to create a new aussie biking icon with the Longest Day, but I think we should acknowledge that it is a bit like the Finke, there will be a few in for the win or in our case...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,182
Posted By Pom
The Corner was great......

Well the support crew from the corner made it home - the corner country was dry and dusty with roads in excellent condition - just to rub it for Tom and Mick..........
Only two riders made it to the...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,182
Posted By Pom
Road Conditions west of Bourke

Hi
I have just ridden into Hungerford from Wyandra, via the NSW route and Enngonnia - taking the easy two day route to the corner to see if anyone makes it.
By now I would imagine all Longest...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,182
Posted By Pom
West of Bourke is looking good

Info from Fenn and Cherrie at the Corner - they drove back in today on the Tibooburra Road after the light rain today and the road was great - so if you can make it to Bourke you should be good.
...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,182
Posted By Pom
Rooms at Cameron Corner

Sorry forgot to put in above.

From the staff at the Corner, can those who booked rooms at the Corner and are now not going to give it go, please call them to cancel, just so they know if they...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,182
Posted By Pom
Road Conditions Update - Sunday 19th

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Forum: Australia 12-14-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,182
Posted By Pom
Road Conditions Update - Wednesday 15th

For all those keen on riding next week, this is the current road situation around the corner, after phone calls to the Corner as well as Tibooburra and Hungerford Police.

From the Qld side all the...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Pom
There is dirt - if it ever stops raining

I live at Wyandra in the middle of your route and used to live at Adavle - at the moment it is pretty wet, but by the time you look to come it should be fine if it stops raining, I have spent most of...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,734
Posted By Pom
Shipito works for me

I have been really happy with these guys - no monthly fees - just $8.50 per package and they forward on really quickly.


http://www.shipito.com/


KTMcyclehutt has no issues with shipping to...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,182
Posted By Pom
Dry in the Corner Country over the last few days

For the information of those hoping to venture out west for the longest day this year.

You should be pleased to here that most of the rain that soaked the coast for the last few days totally...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,172
Posted By Pom
Too hard

Gengis
thanks for that. I downloaded crossover and it will open the RBeditor application but it won't work - I just get blank screens - so I guess for this weekend it will just have to be a word...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,172
Posted By Pom
RoadBook Editor for Mac

Fellow inmates I need help - I have just crossed from Windows to Mac (no I don't really know why) and my trusty roadbook software RBeditor won't function on the dark side - does anyone know of a...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,263
Posted By Pom
Fat bastards ride too........

Unfortunately 18 stone (253lbs) and 8" wrist in US terms
Time for a diet, nah pass the chocolate
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Pom
Upgraded water pump

KTMtwins do an upgrade kit, supposedily the late models have a high water pump capacity - I just fitted one, the kit is very good - nothing hard about it and now I know it is pumping more water.
Pom
Forum: Australia 02-28-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By Pom
Got it

Many thanks to all - my computer connection is too sucky for youtube, but I found a download on the Magura site - where I had already looked - not an easy sight to navigate
once again
cheers
pom
Forum: Australia 02-27-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By Pom
Advice on Bleeding Magura Clutches

It appears I am a bit of dill. I have spent the afternoon getting nowhere trying to bleed the Magura Jack clutch on my DRZ.
I have the tube, the syringe and fluid - but i also seems I have a lot of...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,117
Posted By Pom
Bump

Just a bump to bring this thread back up - it looks like there might be a case for marketplace thread.
Vote away..........
Pom
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 23,978
Views: 4,080,523
Posted By Pom
Magura Clutch slip

Standard Mugura blood from the factory now, I usually change to 5w fork oil at the first change - any thoughts ?

I listened to the slave cylinder today and seemed to sort of squeek in bubbly...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 23,978
Views: 4,080,523
Posted By Pom
Magura Jack Hydrualic Clutch on DRZ............

I have a Magura Jack hydraulic clutch fitted to my 2003 DRZ E model. It has been fine for a year or so, but suddenly I can't stop the clutch slipping when the oil gets up to temperature.
I have...
Forum: Australia 02-21-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Pom
Fuel Filters

Chunky,
I live out west and you should expect at least one lot of crap fuel somewhere, and the filters in the fuel pump are not really cleanable, so carry a spare set.
If you bike has done any...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,117
Posted By Pom
Is there a case for an Orange Crush only For Sale or Wanted Thread

I was just wondering if there would be support amongst the members and moderators for an Orange Crush specific For Sale or Wanted thread.

In the Aussie forum, we have one sticked at the top of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,681
Posted By Pom
All info welcome

Warrior, no, not at all, I have no knowledge of these funny two stroke things, so I really appreciate hearing from someone who has chosen to own them, rarther than many others who talk about what...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,681
Posted By Pom
experience counts

warrior
many thanks for the prompt reply, it a I thought - I would rarther hear from someone with experience anyday over someone who has read about them lots
cheers
pom
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,681
Posted By Pom
What is the difference between the 250 & 300 models

Excuse my lack of knowledge, I am thinking of buying one of this baby KTMs and was wondering what the differences between the 250 and 300 are - apart from the extra 50cc that is...........
cheers...
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