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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
The berg has the usual mods for fuel, running the...

The berg has the usual mods for fuel, running the 6.5 lt safari tank which sits over the top of the stock tank, and the 10lt rear tank.
For roadbook set up, it has the ktm roadbook mount frame...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Wicked Sponsorship

It is with great pleasure, that Chris and I can announce that our major title sponsor for the 2014 Australasian Safari is Perth Exhibition Power and Lighting (PELP). Our race name will be "PELP...
Forum: Racing 07-27-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,873
Posted By Chaddy08
tyre choice

After similar deliberation, ive gone with 2 x mich desert front and 3 x AC10 rear. I find the D606 is terrible in the soft sand, the knobs are to close together to actually "grip" any decent amount...
Forum: Racing 07-25-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,873
Posted By Chaddy08
Mid next week. I'm having the awkward money...

Mid next week. I'm having the awkward money transfer conversation monday...haha Yeah it has been a long slog for us as well. We made a big sponsorship proposal package the whole deal, but its hard to...
Forum: Racing 07-25-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,873
Posted By Chaddy08
Physical training has been going well, we have...

Physical training has been going well, we have borrowed a rowing ergo, so its been 2km time trials between the three of us in our share house, which gets interesting at times... Riding training has...
Forum: Racing 07-25-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,873
Posted By Chaddy08
Impressive training

Thats some hectic training and a long day in the saddle, perfect for safari training, impressive. Getting to the pointy end now, bring on all the road book setup pictures, builds and bling...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Rally safe mount

Thanks for the heads up nry. The mount looks really good, the rally safe unit gives the bike a dakar feel somewhat in place of the sentinel system haha, i wish!!!.

The problem i'm having right now...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,463
Posted By Chaddy08
I agree completely with geoz, finke is the same...

I agree completely with geoz, finke is the same track every year and involves two days of ~250 kms. the average bloke can handle not only the money outlay but the size, difficulty and timeframe of...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Lith batteries ballistic vs SSB

Thanks for all the replies and recommendations guys, i've had a look at both and now looking at the ballistic 8 cell vs the SSB LFP5L-BS. the SSB is recommended for chris' husaberg and is light and...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
battery and kick start

Ive been perusing rocky mountain atv lately and have come across the ballistic evo 2 batteries. I havent been able to find too much on the net about reliability, just that people are "happy" with...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
It's a really hard decision, and there are so...

It's a really hard decision, and there are so many choices. Obviously the terrain is going to be very different from where i normally ride in the perth hills, which makes it hard to test and be...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
tyres, mousse, exmouth training

Chris picked up our order of tyres today (mousses are another two weeks). For him and his husaberg he has gone with 3xmichelin desert rears and 2x michelin desert fronts. Me and my little drz are...
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,873
Posted By Chaddy08
i used a similar mount at yilgarn this year, by...

i used a similar mount at yilgarn this year, by rallymanagement services. They do a set for 7/8inch, they look exactly the same as the ones you posted....
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,873
Posted By Chaddy08
Im also starting to think about the rally safe...

Im also starting to think about the rally safe unit and how to mount it. I thought it was going to be smaller then it is. I read somewhere that the safari management were talking with RAW motosport...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
water requirements and dust light

Hi Dave, i definitely agree with putting as much as possible on the bike, especially considering we are (supposed) to be standing the majority of the time, the extra weight on the legs is not good. ...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Yeah the water carrying bash plate holds 1.6lts,...

Yeah the water carrying bash plate holds 1.6lts, and my camel back holds three. The regulations are not drafted very well, as it is open to interpretation a little.
the regs say:
"E. WATER...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Thought its about time i updated the thread with...

Thought its about time i updated the thread with the goings on, and training schedule etc.

Uni is finished for the semester and exams are on atm, so i took the oppurtunity in study week to switch...
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Good point about the DOT of 952, didnt even think...

Good point about the DOT of 952, didnt even think about that. I really dont like the 606 dunlops. on the weekend we did a ride up to jurien and back and the sand was VERY soft, the 606 (and the drz)...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
I went and spoke to the guys down at tyres for...

I went and spoke to the guys down at tyres for bikes, and they were really helpful. The guy said i would want to run the m16 which is the rally version for the michelin mousse. between me and my...
Forum: Australia 05-19-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,463
Posted By Chaddy08
Safari route and towns announced: Bivouac...

Safari route and towns announced:
Bivouac locations for 2014:

Saturday 20 September Leg 0 Geraldton

Sunday 21 September Leg 1 Murchison

Monday 22 September Leg 2 Gascoyne...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Went for a burn on the old bike yesterday arvo,...

Went for a burn on the old bike yesterday arvo, and the new one today. Apart from getting a flat today was good ride. The new drz has stiffer springs to suit a 95kg rider (im 75 dripping wet) has...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Hi sundowner, just had a read of your thread,...

Hi sundowner, just had a read of your thread, quite a team you guys have going. Ill be lurking around there to get inside info from the likes of yourself sequent and co. look forward to meeting you...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Hi Gadget678, cheers for the tips. I was...

Hi Gadget678, cheers for the tips.
I was thinking about keeping the old one to take as a whole spare bike, but im a poor uni student so cant afford it. My old man (who will be support crew) has a...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,962
Posted By Chaddy08
Talking 2014 Australasian safari build thread DRZ400E/Husaberg 570

i've finally got around to starting a build thread for both my DRZ400e and my brothers berg 570 that will be competing (attempting to finish probably a more realistic title) in the 2014 Australasian...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,463
Posted By Chaddy08
Im riding a drz400e and my brother is on a...

Im riding a drz400e and my brother is on a Husaberg 570, Sundowner. All the nav gear has arrived so we are about to start adding all the gear and go for a test ride to make sure its all sweet before...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,463
Posted By Chaddy08
My brother and i finally got the courage to enter...

My brother and i finally got the courage to enter before the 10th march dead line. Now for the training!!!!! cant wait :rofl
Forum: Australia 10-24-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,336
Views: 574,350
Posted By Chaddy08
My attachments are disabled for some reason, i...

My attachments are disabled for some reason, i think i need to get my posts up before i can upload pictures. I have uploaded pictures here...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,514
Posted By Chaddy08
KTM 690 and husaberg 570 STOLEN, PERTH

Hi guys

Unfortunately i woke up early this morning to go to work and there was only one bike instead of three. My brothers KTM 690 (which he was in the process of selling) and his new Australian...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,237
Posted By Chaddy08
Cheers for elaborating guys. Very unfortunate for...

Cheers for elaborating guys. Very unfortunate for the boys, would of played out well with the Smith brothers, Faggotter and Matty Fish all looking for top spot on day seven.
Forum: Australia 09-24-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,237
Posted By Chaddy08
Tipping a piston

I also found it interesting todd saying he tipped a piston over. Could someone please go into this further????. Once jake blew his engine, at the moto interviews he said they had found what the...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,237
Posted By Chaddy08
Wicked Good luck to all the competitors in this years...

Good luck to all the competitors in this years safari, will be watching this page over the next 10 or so days for all the info. Cant wait for the safari show with all the bling bikes, especially the...
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