ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 136
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Dirty3
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8,733
Views: 1,885,406
Posted By Dirty3
Mate, if that's you jumping it around Birdsville,...

Mate, if that's you jumping it around Birdsville, your killing the votes. Good luck
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,613
Posted By Dirty3
Nice pics and report. Awesome looking country....

Nice pics and report. Awesome looking country. Surprises me that you still have snow at that time of year yet the trees show remains of bush fires?

Cheers
Neil.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-07-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By Dirty3
Buying GPS from OS

Can i buy a Garmin 62s from Overseas and use in Aus? I'm not up with all this GPS stuff but i have one for car and its easy to use also good on most 4x4 tracks in Aus. But it seems like the Garmin 2s...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By Dirty3
I believe the Kriega importers (Kriega Australia)...

I believe the Kriega importers (Kriega Australia) are now located near Bendigo in "JUNORTOUN" if this helps.
They have excellent service.

Neil.
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,822
Posted By Dirty3
Yep 2 sundays ago, beautiful day but fffffarkin...

Yep 2 sundays ago, beautiful day but fffffarkin freezing and foggy. Went up through Warrandyte to Kinglake. By the time I got there my hands were frozen white. Then down through Yarra Glen &...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dirty3
I have a Macpac i bought in NZ in 96. Still gets...

I have a Macpac i bought in NZ in 96. Still gets used a couple of times a year but getting on but takes a good 10-15 to set up. I doubt the new Macpacs would be anywhere near as good as the original...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By Dirty3
Hey Nerb, Where is this new store located? ...

Hey Nerb,

Where is this new store located?

Neil.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Dirty3
Hey Tileman, Have you seen this in Oz...

Hey Tileman,

Have you seen this in Oz vendors?

http://rallyraid.weebly.com/ktm-640-adventure-products.html

They look the goods and Aussie made to boot.

I'm 6'5 and I don't really notice...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,441
Posted By Dirty3
Nice pics and for first RR good job. Looks like...

Nice pics and for first RR good job.
Looks like interesting country to ride through.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,222
Posted By Dirty3
Very cool

Great Job,
I reckon the artsy bits add to the whole feel of the videos. Panning out from a close up to a wider shot is great to look at. Even the cows and the deer all added to the what you guys...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,555
Posted By Dirty3
Any chance of getting a job with Sena? Wow,...

Any chance of getting a job with Sena? Wow, awesome place for product testing. If i had a job like that you'd never get me home :lol3

Great report & pics.
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,049
Posted By Dirty3
It's funny how HiVis is becoming a fashion...

It's funny how HiVis is becoming a fashion statement. People even wear them out, especially the free ones they get from work. With so many people in HiVis and now motorcyclists, i wonder if we will...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By Dirty3
:roflGood point. I try to keep it looking good. I...

:roflGood point. I try to keep it looking good. I hadn't reached the dirt by that stage the pics were taken, but all the rain washed the dirt away anyhow.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By Dirty3
Thanks to all above for the comments and...

Thanks to all above for the comments and encouragement.
I hope to continue with more ride reports as the opportunity presents plus I usually take some video of rides but this time I just plain...
Forum: OZ Vendors 04-28-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,901
Posted By Dirty3
I recently bought a pair of the Piggy back Strapz...

I recently bought a pair of the Piggy back Strapz and must say how easy these are to use and never once did i feel they would come off. In fact, once i'd strapped everything down on a recent trip, i...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By Dirty3
Hey Daz, Yep, i was but a short walk away...

Hey Daz,

Yep, i was but a short walk away from the brewery, so nice and handy campground.
This bike surely does love the dirt, even loaded up. Seat is ok, i didn't really notice but i took a few...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 891,159
Posted By Dirty3
Great Alpine Road Trip

See my Easter trip report over here

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=973419

Cheers,
Neil.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By Dirty3
Great Alpine Road

I decided to take a ride over the great Alpine Road in north east Victoria.
We had planned a trip to friends in the Gippsland town of Swan Reach for Easter & so the plan was hatched from there.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,609
Posted By Dirty3
Good info. I have also started to put items i...

Good info. I have also started to put items i used to carry in pockets into the tank bag. Wallet is handy to always have on me, but it gets wet eventually, but since our money here in Oz is plastic...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5,775
Views: 1,050,991
Posted By Dirty3
Yep Bill, electronic 2005 Ok, I have...

Yep Bill, electronic 2005



Ok, I have pulled it all apart, dried the speedo overnight in the house and with hairdryer gentle warm air, plus same on the plug on bike. Checked housings for water...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,249
Posted By Dirty3
I have the Sidi Adventure GTX and although they...

I have the Sidi Adventure GTX and although they are a little heavy to lift, you don't notice so much when riding. Waterproof, Tough, Comfortable……YES
Some complain they squeak, who cares, yeah they...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,609
Posted By Dirty3
Pants review

Second stage of a three day ride have given me the impression that this is quality gear.
Pants
I have had the jacket for some time but pants only arrive 2 weeks ago.
I thought they were too baggy...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8,733
Views: 1,885,406
Posted By Dirty3
Cheers Bill. I ended up setting the pre-load...

Cheers Bill.

I ended up setting the pre-load the right way! It took a little longer than loosening it, but was way better. After a little more air in the rear and front, the wobble was hardly...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5,775
Views: 1,050,991
Posted By Dirty3
Speedo Died?

My speedo started going haywire yesterday. All of a sudden it starts to change up and down speed, till eventually it stayed on Zero. I thought that since i had revs still working maybe its electrical...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8,733
Views: 1,885,406
Posted By Dirty3
Looks like the tool to have. I wish i was home as...

Looks like the tool to have. I wish i was home as i have a brass drift i could use, alas having to use whats on hand on the road.





Thanks guys appreciate the help. It wasn't too hard to...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,609
Posted By Dirty3
So i've just completed the first day of a 3 day...

So i've just completed the first day of a 3 day ride.
300+km's and i was surprised the pants were comfortable. The high back and front I thought would give e grief, but to be honest i did not...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By Dirty3
bb

bb
Forum: Australia 04-19-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By Dirty3
I'm taking the G.A.R. from Bairnsdale to Bright...

I'm taking the G.A.R. from Bairnsdale to Bright on Monday.
What is the condition of the road? From what i read its a good road.
I'm not planning any speed record as i can't ride fast!
But taking...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8,733
Views: 1,885,406
Posted By Dirty3
Suspension adjustment question

I've looked over the index section on setting up rear suspension but what i can't find is basic stuff.

I.e. If I want to adjust the rear pre-load to take more weight, do i lengthen or shorten the...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,330
Posted By Dirty3
Better to try speaking to the manager or store...

Better to try speaking to the manager or store owner.
He probably doesn't know his staff are useless. If he does, then he won't have a business for long. If he doesn't he has an opportunity to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,822
Posted By Dirty3
Well after see in this thread last year and much...

Well after see in this thread last year and much reading, i finally got my own.
I reckon in the end the decision wasn't a hard one, just to find the right bike.

Anyway, I've been having a ball...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Dirty3
I suppose they wouldn't have an oil filler plug...

I suppose they wouldn't have an oil filler plug if it wasn't to be used right?

Cheers gents for the input, much appreciated.
Neil.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Dirty3
Thanks David, I thought as much as I...

Thanks David,

I thought as much as I couldn't see how it would hurt, but might seem like a lame question but best to safe.

Cheers for the confirmation.

neil.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Dirty3
KTM 640 Adv. Oil top up

Might sound like a stupid question but is there any reason why I cant top up the engine oil from the plug just above the oil sight glass? I mean do I have to top it up from the top of the frame if it...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,609
Posted By Dirty3
Hey Scott, Yeah i tried adjusting the knee...

Hey Scott,

Yeah i tried adjusting the knee armour , but will test on bike this week as i have 3 day ride planned. I suppose i'l have time to muck around with the velcro positioning etc. But i'm...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,609
Posted By Dirty3
I have the Badlands Jacket in 'L' and love it,...

I have the Badlands Jacket in 'L' and love it, great fit and super versatile, great in hot & cold weather.

Just got the pants as i had to save for some time to afford them.
Anyhow, tried them on...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By Dirty3
Hey hattah, That's very generous of you. I'd...

Hey hattah,

That's very generous of you. I'd appreciate it. I'm handy with the basics, but I'm not one to pour over a manual, but rather just get into it.
anyway, i'll send you a pm. Maybe could...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By Dirty3
Thanks for that, looking through the original...

Thanks for that, looking through the original documents for my bike it seems that it was originally sold by Boltons.

I have a friend up that way so might be a good excuse to go visit.

Cheers,...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By Dirty3
So I bought the original glass ($53) steep for a...

So I bought the original glass ($53) steep for a small item, plus replaced the gasket whilst at it. Job done easy enough, used Loctite 609 retaining compound. The 648 recommended was not available at...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,349
Posted By Dirty3
Gaffneys Creek <a...

Gaffneys Creek
<a href="http://s833.photobucket.com/user/TheNgr123/media/IMG_1199_zps2a7f42f9.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 136

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 02:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014