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Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 59,355
Posted By AllAroundAus
Thanks. What sort of roads tracks do you ride.

Thanks. What sort of roads tracks do you ride.
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 59,355
Posted By AllAroundAus
Hey guys, what sort of a ride is the AQR?

Hey guys, what sort of a ride is the AQR?
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,460
Posted By AllAroundAus
I love my Air Hawk.

Maybe get the seat cut down a bit so it isn't so high with the air hawk.
You could also look at getting the suspension lowered an inch to make up for the air hawk. I am sure the extra comfort would...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Buy a BMW?

I have not found too may people that rate them better than the DR for the sort of riding I do. What have you found. What sort do you own?
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
I actually have a WR250 (04 model with 290 big...

I actually have a WR250 (04 model with 290 big bore kit.) that I sometimes throw on the trailer and do a day or half day ride in just forest. Definitely a better bike in the tight stuff than the DR....
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
The problem with a spare motor on the shelf, is...

The problem with a spare motor on the shelf, is that it is of no use to me in the event of a failure in the middle of one of these long rides.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Yeah, I haven't ruled out the cryo treatment path...

Yeah, I haven't ruled out the cryo treatment path yet. I don't know accurate the report was that the DR gears are made using sintered metal. If that is true,I would sway towards a new set if they...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Hi Grifter. You suggest I get a different...

Hi Grifter.
You suggest I get a different bike.
1. What would you suggest I get that is more reliable and suitable for the riding I do. That is, long off road, ranging form fast gravel, to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Hi Lukas, Yep, I am pretty familiar with most of...

Hi Lukas, Yep, I am pretty familiar with most of the content of the thread. I considered the 3rd gear myself. In the end, I tended to think that for all the work involved in replacing just that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Any one heard of the ACT DRZ 400 wide ratio gear set.

I installed a set in my sons DRZ to improve the versatility of the bike and they worked a treat. They sell for less than $700 for the set. The only part that is used from the old gear set is the...
Forum: Americas 08-26-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By AllAroundAus
South Lake Tahoe - ( or Mojave?)

Depends on the final arrangements with shipping from Australia.
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,526
Posted By AllAroundAus
It is pleasing to see a keen interest in safety...

It is pleasing to see a keen interest in safety of riders and a desire to ensure more land is not lost as a result of cowboys causing trouble. And it is clear that you have assumed the Rally...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
if JH is making money out of this well good on him

I bloody hope he is making money out of it, real GOOD money. I want it to keep going for years to come. To put the time and effort into this, (at the expense of putting time in to his real...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
Is it worth the Entry Fee - I think the answer is in your question!

"....while you guys are out there getting dirty and having fun.."

Question; have you ever done a ride like these guys have just done?
Up until last year I hadn't come close to doing a ride like...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
My trusty ride, a nice, beat-to-hell-already Suzuki DR650

So, You getting to like your trusty ride eh!
Forum: Australia 08-07-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
You should be smiling again soon!!

There is some great riding ahead of you for the next couple of days. The stretch between Albury and Canberra was probably my favourite stretch on the ride last year.
Forum: Australia 08-01-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
Andy; I am not sure if I love you or hate you.

Love reading your reports as it makes me feel like I am out there (sort of), hate that it has me wishing even more that I was out there.

On balance though, please do keep them coming; and ride...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
Frenchy and the Aussie Outback

I think today may have had more than a few emu sightings in store for Frenchy, and some very different scenery than he has had up till now. And coming up he will be putting his sand riding practice...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
All is not Lost

As I understand it everyone else can still post, just not John. John can possibly still read posts?? If so he will still be able to help with anything posted. Chances are if you have internet...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
Question Heavy Handed

Johns response to JCat may have been heavy handed but appropriate I think. We don't want everyone (all members) thinking that it is OK for others to just use someones IP and the members would not...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
Clarification of the rules.

Just so I don't fall on the foul side of the admins and moderators, could you please advise which post/s broke which rule to cause APC Rally to be banned.

This is most unfortunate, as it appears a...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
Suffering from some serious withdrawal symptoms here.

Had a ball last year, recovering from knee op or I would be going again.
Next year.......
Oh how I wish I was going.
Have fun everyone, ride safe and enjoy the country side the pink line takes...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,766
Posted By AllAroundAus
Stain Tune exhaust.

Yep I fitted one. It really livened up the old stock engine, stock carb set up I had. Big difference, especially down low.
I have since added the mxrob carb mod and opened up the air box. This...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
What is that rope on the husky.

I hope you aren' planning to travel with it there as it looks like an accident waiting to happen.
Forum: Australia 07-20-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
SYDADVGS, Might be worth reviewing the facts

Seems to me JCat is using the route John provided for last years participants who rode the route in the reverse direction of this years route. Quote - "we are using the same route from Swan hill to...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
JCat, you are correct, you do not need anyone's...

JCat, you are correct, you do not need anyone's permission to ride on a public road/track. And Yes, riders should always expect oncoming traffic and ride accordingly. I can't specifically recall...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 162,474
Posted By AllAroundAus
OK, I got google maps, so now I can ride???

And arseholes have lots of opinions.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 99,152
Views: 18,925,377
Posted By AllAroundAus
Staintune Eshaust

Yeah, if you know which end of a screwdriver to use, you should be pretty right to fit the staintune.
I bought my pipe from VSM and the new jets came with it. I don't know if they came from Stain...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Fork is usually Broken.

Yeah, I think it might be worth doing the undercutting then if the forks "could" be a contributing factor.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
So what do I think

Nova Racing - Possibly the best solution, but I can not get a set of gears to them to come up with the design of the replacement gear/gears and ultimately, the cost would be prohibitive and a "group"...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
further commentary from Metalurgic Engineer

I asked about the impact of "undercutting" on the hardened faces. His reply is below.

The hardened layer on the gear surfaces extends to around 1mm deep. The majority of metal removed during...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Further commentary from Ellis Moore

Hi Geoff,
I am "old school" and as such I have not had any direct experience of Cryo treatment. I have read of the benefits of this treatment and it seems to provide some measure of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Response from Ellis Moore (Moore Engineering)

This guy builds replacement gears and gear sets for vintage racers.

Here is his response.


Hi Geoff,
thanks for taking the time to make such a comprehensive enquiry.
I could...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Nova Racing designed & built a set or Wide Ratio Gears for a DRZ 400

DRz-400 Wide Range Gearbox ( Thumpertalk thread)

Using the Suzuki DRz-400 as an Adventure bike has one major frustration for me and that is the five-speed gearbox. Well, not the gearbox as such,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Further commentary from Nova Racing

We would think based on the fact that this is a common problem, and few have mentioned broken forks, i think double engagement can be ruled out due to faulty forks. Cryo treatment is a sound...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Shot peeing - good reading.

http://www.mtce.com.au/peeninfo.htm
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Feedback from Metallurgic Engineer

Thanks Geoff,

There appear to be a number of issues at play. Some of the gears reveal destructive pitting of the teeth leading to fracture of the teeth. Some of the “exploded” gears appear to have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Nova Racing Feedback

Hi Geoff,

thank you for your response and for trawling through the posts and pulling out the useful information. I have had a discussion with our senior designer based on the information we have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,664
Posted By AllAroundAus
Somebody with a DR650 should shoot a message to BBR Motorsports.

Email sent.
Reply received, (very promptly).
They are not in a position to help.
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