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Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7,404
Views: 1,217,345
Posted By Night Falcon
Great feed back alongat. 20% more fuel...

Great feed back alongat. 20% more fuel consumption is quite a bit. Maybe his jetting was supper sweat and yours not? So you were using higher RPM for the same speeds??....that's a big difference?
Forum: New Zealand Today, 01:10 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,600
Posted By Night Falcon
Round the cul-de-sac couple of times so I had an...

Round the cul-de-sac couple of times so I had an excuse to clean it :fpalm
Forum: Ride reports Today, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,726
Views: 773,941
Posted By Night Falcon
Great effort - 3years out of the office has got...

Great effort - 3years out of the office has got to be good for ya :evil
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,235
Posted By Night Falcon
Welcome to the titanium motorcyclist club....its...

Welcome to the titanium motorcyclist club....its a strong but light membership. Club motto is "Motorcyclists showing their metal". :D

Seriously, I hope the recovery keeps going well dude :thumb
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By Night Falcon
This thread is so cool I almost want to pull my...

This thread is so cool I almost want to pull my engine to bits :D
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22,397
Views: 2,753,458
Posted By Night Falcon
Had similar event on my 09. I bridged the starter...

Had similar event on my 09. I bridged the starter solenoid and it turned over no problem. Problem turned out to be a broken wire to the auxiliary starter relay. The wiring ran under the battery and...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 81,097
Posted By Night Falcon
Legend

Legend
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 81,097
Posted By Night Falcon
Awesome.....Great to see the Canes legions of...

Awesome.....Great to see the Canes legions of fans coming out the closet:D
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
We discussed the relevance of low end torque many...

We discussed the relevance of low end torque many hundreds of pages ago and were informed by those in the know that like hp, some is good but mainly its there to compensate for the inability to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
unless they're a whizzer :D

unless they're a whizzer :D
Forum: New Zealand 05-03-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,600
Posted By Night Falcon
Spotted this idea on a 690 at Cyclespot Euro -...

Spotted this idea on a 690 at Cyclespot Euro - LED number plate light tucked under the rear guard so copied it. Works real well and best of all the light only cost $3.00

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
its because of the KTM disposable engine...

its because of the KTM disposable engine philosophy; you might as well spend time riding them to death than needlessly cleaning an air filter. I've herd on the internet that cleaning a Euro race...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
Mate, that was a rarity....1st ANZAC test win for...

Mate, that was a rarity....1st ANZAC test win for the Kiwi's in loooooong time. Kangaroo's were unlucky with some of the decisions but we'll take the win :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By Night Falcon
Subscribed

Good luck with the rebuild. If there is any bike worthy of a spruce up for continued service its the 640 - a proven performer and still one of the best adventure/dual sports ever made.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
no wonder kyns dumped his whirr - those extra...

no wonder kyns dumped his whirr - those extra ponies were only gonna slow him down.....guess he'd inadvertently created a monster :poser
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
Watch out Sean, mother bird in the background...

Watch out Sean, mother bird in the background don't look too pleased you KO'd one of her youngins :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Night Falcon
I can tell you from 1st hand experience the...

I can tell you from 1st hand experience the Safari tank is Super Tough - never owned the RR tanks but I would be extremely surprised if they could withstand the punishment my Safari copped.
Forum: New Zealand 05-01-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 81,097
Posted By Night Falcon
WOW :eek1 Great news the rider and pillion came...

WOW :eek1 Great news the rider and pillion came out of that intact - such a shame about the old KLR but they can always find another bike. CHCH traffic was diabolical when I rode through there after...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,259
Posted By Night Falcon
DR hands down if you want better when you get to...

DR hands down if you want better when you get to the far away trails, the KLR if you want better getting to the far away trails.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
That is not only one purrdy cool bike its also...

That is not only one purrdy cool bike its also extremely good looking :eek1




Why why why would anyone bother with all that hassle and cost when 28hp is already overkill :dunno wonder what...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
Cheers, has a funny ticking noise in the rear end...

Cheers, has a funny ticking noise in the rear end but the timing has always been spot on :D

http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy337/SpeedDaddy/IMG_21871_zps44ae9a14.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7,404
Views: 1,217,345
Posted By Night Falcon
Its the spacer tube that fits between the wheel...

Its the spacer tube that fits between the wheel bearings in the rear hub. guess when I change mine out I'll see what the fuss is about if any :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
what he said :lurk Seeing I'm amongst friends...

what he said :lurk
Seeing I'm amongst friends (U2 kyns :D) I will fess up to owning a street bike...and worse its a beamer

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7,404
Views: 1,217,345
Posted By Night Falcon
this screw is $86.00 NZ - that's quite a lot.

this screw is $86.00 NZ - that's quite a lot.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7,404
Views: 1,217,345
Posted By Night Falcon
Had some backfiring problems and put it down to...

Had some backfiring problems and put it down to the idle mixture screw needing some tweaking now Winter has arrived. Poked one of these things in the carb for easy adjustment. Expensive option but...
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,600
Posted By Night Falcon
Replaced the idle mixture screw with one of these...

Replaced the idle mixture screw with one of these

http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy337/SpeedDaddy/8a71275a-bef8-42af-b624-5f871f9cabbf_zps3ci9ctxi.jpg

The engine was backfiring annoyingly...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
Despite lots of meat pies, donuts, and so on, I'm...

Despite lots of meat pies, donuts, and so on, I'm still 5kg short of my pre high speed road/mutton inspection weight. This, I believe, will suit the ergonomics of the 530EXC I'm about to embark on...
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,600
Posted By Night Falcon
Put some videos and few pics on this old thread...

Put some videos and few pics on this old thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=816412&page=4 If you like messin bout off road you will LOVE a trials bike, wish I had found that out...
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,600
Posted By Night Falcon
Not flash....we hit Wades secrete gravel pit so...

Not flash....we hit Wades secrete gravel pit so ended up pushing things a tad, got a good work out, its all part of the KTM recovery master plan. :D
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 81,097
Posted By Night Falcon
Mate, good company and the South Island is my...

Mate, good company and the South Island is my kinda ride - would love to have hooned around some of me old riding haunts with the beamer boys, one day Rodger Fitz one day...:D
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 81,097
Posted By Night Falcon
Hope you guys have a fab time.... a full RR with...

Hope you guys have a fab time.... a full RR with epic photos is anticipated for fellow Euro trash riders whom are in absenteim :D
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,600
Posted By Night Falcon
Went for another ride with me o'l mate Wade today...

Went for another ride with me o'l mate Wade today - no animals harmed and the views weren't too foul either :evil

http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy337/SpeedDaddy/IMG_2987_zpswexhlku6.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
Today, while you blokes were not regretting not...

Today, while you blokes were not regretting not buying a WR250R or regretting not regretting the said purchase and/or subsequent sale of it, I went for my 3rd ride in 18months to the top of a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
.....so like a 3 stroke then?

.....so like a 3 stroke then?
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,280
Posted By Night Falcon
Yeah....I get it.....28hp with the right gearing...

Yeah....I get it.....28hp with the right gearing and clicker settings will enable the WhirR the window of opportunity to claw & purr itself out of any danger?
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,906
Posted By Night Falcon
I know 1st hand that a brain injury takes its own...

I know 1st hand that a brain injury takes its own sweet time to heal; slow and steady has (almost) won that race for me. Great that your recovery is going well too :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 29,754
Posted By Night Falcon
78030027000 gasket outer clutch cover

78030027000 gasket outer clutch cover
Forum: New Zealand 04-28-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,674
Posted By Night Falcon
copy the embedded code from the share option on...

copy the embedded code from the share option on the youtube video. open the reply to thread and click on the Switch Editor Mode button in the top right corner (A/A above smilies). This will turn the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4,902
Views: 1,691,693
Posted By Night Falcon
Awesome result Orangecicle:clap here's an...

Awesome result Orangecicle:clap

here's an old blurry one of my former 690E

http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy337/SpeedDaddy/IMG_25092_zps2eb66981.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 04-27-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 81,097
Posted By Night Falcon
Pretty sure Bluebridge make the first two...

Pretty sure Bluebridge make the first two airheads on board park near the front of the boat next to the anchors - safety thing in case they need replacements during the sailing. KTM's park near the...
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