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Forum: Australia 06-17-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Wop
harsh words

I have 90,000+ on my 93 model.
Did the usual air filter/ carby mods and ground the headers.

You can't keep the front wheel down if you try to take of hard.
On a steep hill it will come up in...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Wop
Rwc

I have taken a couple of bikes to Des for RWC and would recommend him.

Would love to give him some real work but my Dominator just does not break down:D
Forum: Australia 05-31-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,309
Posted By Wop
I have had Pirelli Scorpions 50/50 and some Kenda...

I have had Pirelli Scorpions 50/50 and some Kenda 277's I think, a a couple of other combination mt21 /606 , on my Dominator.

Switched to E09 Dakars and was scraping my boots on Mt Mee while the...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,370
Posted By Wop
regret

Great pics, really makes you reminisce but alas we didn't have phones with cameras and digital photography back then.
Taking pics was an expensive and time consuming habit.

I had TY 80, 175 JC,...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,700
Posted By Wop
That treatment is from a doctor who has...

That treatment is from a doctor who has successfully treated thousands.
I also used to have my ups and downs without any medication and my own ways to get by but this treatment has given consistent...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,700
Posted By Wop
the cure

I have had several dances with this bloody thing over the years but the last couple of years have convinced me that it is a food related illness.
I know it is triggered and made worse by life...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-10-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
The commute would be a deal breaker. And the...

The commute would be a deal breaker.

And the point is about finding pics in ADV not "online"
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-10-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
dill

Dude??? Did you read the original post? did you understand mine?

Backtrack a little and then run your posts past Dragos as he is the person that suggested someone should search the thread first...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-08-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
I work with PC's for a living and I don't know...

I work with PC's for a living and I don't know how to search for a picture but then again I would never even try.
Poor everybody else who has to look at that picture again because that thoughtless...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
The "Africa Twins" that won Dakar are from my...

The "Africa Twins" that won Dakar are from my understanding vastly different from what actually got to the roads.
Much the same as an eight old year old Honda Civic included features learned from...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
Orange love

Orange Love is like a big night out with high price hooker, beautiful, sexy, and promising the most fun you've ever had but when the morning comes your wallet is empty, you've got a bad taste in your...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
Think you may be simplifying just a touch but it...

Think you may be simplifying just a touch but it is handy to keep all your negativity and self justified scorn in one place where dish it out quickly:D:D

Just joking...keep pedaling, don't get off...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,686
Posted By Wop
frontpage for 10 mins

frontpage for 10 mins
Forum: 2 smokers 11-20-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 45,164
Posted By Wop
found it ...

found it

http://www.perthstreetbikes.com/forum/f98/2-stroke-oil-do-you-use-what-ratio-112044/
Forum: 2 smokers 11-20-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 45,164
Posted By Wop
Bought an RMX a year or two back and had no idea...

Bought an RMX a year or two back and had no idea about mix ratios and jetting etc. You get every opinion under the the sun and guys who have raced for years saying different things to each other.
...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,686
Posted By Wop
riding

i've got 3-4 guys keen to head out in that direction this Saturday if anyone is still keen. (assuming it's not pissing down)
A couple are not overley experienced guys so probably not a lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,950
Posted By Wop
[QUOTE=the shoe;22757366]The plan would be that...

[QUOTE=the shoe;22757366]The plan would be that this will be my Do-All bike. I will need to do highway work but if its more than let's say 75 miles I will throw the bike on the bumper hitch.

I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 54,257
Posted By Wop
They start with a road bike and try to make it an...

They start with a road bike and try to make it an off road bike without spending much money then convince you that it is actually an off road bike.
I have a Honda Dominator which for those who...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 1,119,910
Posted By Wop
Somebody needs to try these and let everybody...

Somebody needs to try these and let everybody know. http://www.debrix.com/41mm-Fork-Damper-Valve-2000-up-Harley-FXST-Softail-p/24-0361-vt.htm

For those looking at a different front end the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 1,119,910
Posted By Wop
Be careful, check it first!! i tried that one...

Be careful, check it first!! i tried that one after reading about it somewhere.

The XL shock I got was a bit longer and does not fit despite the eyes being the right size.
As soon as you lift...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 1,119,910
Posted By Wop
There is a tank and a pair of shrouds for sale...

There is a tank and a pair of shrouds for sale right now for $350.....good condition
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-29-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,987
Posted By Wop
To repeat the theme, no bike is really perfect...

To repeat the theme, no bike is really perfect for anybody, ever, but it is almost as though they intentionally put a deal breaker in there somewhere.
XR4 and drz are fantastic accept you have to...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,157
Posted By Wop
scrap that, the time stamp updated. Originally...

scrap that, the time stamp updated.
Originally it said 1:25 AM, thought you must be OS somewhere.
Forum: Australia 10-29-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,157
Posted By Wop
Christ, thats a hell of bed roll! Looks like...

Christ, thats a hell of bed roll!
Looks like small jumping castle strapped on there.
I was desperate for some extra carry space on a trip so I got a shelf from a fridge and bolted it on to the...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,157
Posted By Wop
You guys are keen starting another Dommie...

You guys are keen starting another Dommie thread:clap
1993 with 90,000's and stuff all maintenence
acerbis tank and all the carby, airbox mods, weld grinds (runs sooo much better!)
Mine got thrown...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,491
Posted By Wop
Do not get a new KLR! Bikes are great but you are...

Do not get a new KLR! Bikes are great but you are going to drop it somewhere for sure, just a little one, in the shed, riding up the gutter back into your house, catch your handle bar on a branch (it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 1,119,910
Posted By Wop
Yeah I remember the earlier ones being lighter,...

Yeah I remember the earlier ones being lighter, same as the early Dommies were lighter but I thought they had beefed up a bit in the later bikes.
The difference between standard and after the carb...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 1,119,910
Posted By Wop
Mine has 90,000k's on it and is getting a bit...

Mine has 90,000k's on it and is getting a bit hard to start, has had next to no maintenence for the last 6 years (30,000 k) but it still sounds a lot quicker than that!
I have never ridden the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 1,119,910
Posted By Wop
Mine stopped a couple of times and started again...

Mine stopped a couple of times and started again without me really fixing anything (tightened battery connection, checked basic electrical problems)
Finally it crapped out in the bush somewhere (not...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 65,431
Posted By Wop
I never tried just holding it at 100kmh but...

I never tried just holding it at 100kmh but suppose it should not be any worse than DT's etc.
In about 1973 my father rode a Yammie RT3 360 from Melbourne to Brisbane ...only took him four spark...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 65,431
Posted By Wop
Just got rid of the RMX a couple months back and...

Just got rid of the RMX a couple months back and that was a great trail bike. I had a small back sprocket so that it would only come on the pipe at about 70kmh in top gear. It could still lug it's...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,258
Posted By Wop
it's only 2 years old

I know this thread is old but I dig up a lot of good info out of old threads.
I have walked and 4WD up that way about 10 years back now.
We got dropped off at the tick gates and hiked stright up...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
You bastards!! It's true, it really...

You bastards!!

It's true, it really happpend.
Why won't anyone believe me.

Then they had a drag race with astro boy and the winner got a dinner date with Godzilla.:jerko
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-13-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
Ha Ha (to be read Simpsons style) I can still...

Ha Ha (to be read Simpsons style)
I can still ride any two stroke that was ever realeased in AUS.

Early TY yamaha trials
any old RT, DT
Just sold my road registered RMX250
IT490 if it takes...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-09-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,105
Posted By Wop
The last page is the smartest page in the thread...

The last page is the smartest page in the thread so far (until this one:)...no smiley's in an edit
I can easily understand why others don't ride. If it was about commuting and filtering lanes I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
Like this maybe...

Like this maybe http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=15523&stc=1&d=1047401943
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
Make mine a 500cc twin two stroke with Fuel, air...

Make mine a 500cc twin two stroke with Fuel, air and oil injection and Active Radical combustion from the XP2. Detune it to 60hp with a torque curve as flat as a bowling green and tip the scales at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-02-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
perfect fo me but needs to be bigger to be the...

perfect fo me but needs to be bigger to be the new AT obviously.

I am sure the boffins have a reason for it but I cannot understand why so many bikes are hampered by gear ratios XR's DR's DRZ KLR...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-02-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
[QUOTE=GrahamD;22467447]A pensioner can pick up a...

[QUOTE=GrahamD;22467447]A pensioner can pick up a super T on the flat, so a fit youthful person shouldn't have too much trouble.

It's not black and white on that. You just end up 8% stronger on a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-02-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,432,623
Posted By Wop
Wicked Yeah sure, an AT has to be a twin but a bike that...

Yeah sure, an AT has to be a twin but a bike that does what an AT does does not have to be a twin (peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers).

Speed limit is 100kmh in AUS, gimme a bike that...
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