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Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,301
Posted By crossplane
Thumb Very fun ride! Sam and I had a great time -...

Very fun ride! Sam and I had a great time - thanks again for organising this. Beaut way to spend a Sunday. :D

Man the dust was crazy at times!

http://i.imgur.com/bBWWiKF.jpg
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Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,301
Posted By crossplane
Count me and +1 in - I've been looking forward to...

Count me and +1 in - I've been looking forward to saying hello and meeting some QLD ADV'ers and my partner is really keen to get some low stress fun trail riding practice in as well.
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 133,672
Posted By crossplane
I've not modified mine yet (just got a FR350...

I've not modified mine yet (just got a FR350 after having a 250R) but they told me specifically not to modify the exhaust at all, and were quite insistent about it. I wonder if this is just because...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10,246
Views: 2,147,799
Posted By crossplane
"Why did you buy that bavarian bucket?" ...

"Why did you buy that bavarian bucket?"

"Not a single husaberg or KTM amongst em. What a bunch of pussies"


:muutt
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 202,474
Posted By crossplane
Took my bike in just before the end of my...

Took my bike in just before the end of my warranty period to have the rear wheel bearings replaced and they replaced the wheel bearings and headstem bearings under warranty!

I was shocked -...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 37,528
Posted By crossplane
Oh I expected a little bit of wiggle, but my D3...

Oh I expected a little bit of wiggle, but my D3 the black frame part not just the screen moves around. The extra weight on that frame causes everything, even the instruments to have what I consider...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 37,528
Posted By crossplane
I might have to consider trying to sell on my...

I might have to consider trying to sell on my desierto and having a look at one of these.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 37,528
Posted By crossplane
Sounds like that's the ticket. I wasn't aware the...

Sounds like that's the ticket. I wasn't aware the M2 had that sort of bracing - brilliant! It would definitely be a massive improvement in that case.

The D3 isn't a BAD screen (except for the fact...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 37,528
Posted By crossplane
Sounds like it works a bit better than the...

Sounds like it works a bit better than the desierto.

How rigid does it sit on the front? When riding over very rough offroad terrain, does it move around at all? I've found my touratech tends to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By crossplane
I've got the medium duffel and it's brilliant....

I've got the medium duffel and it's brilliant. Carries tons of stuff, waterproof, and gets as big or as small as you need.

Also use ROK straps because they keep a constant tension and are easy to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,566
Posted By crossplane
After reading the thread I've certainly been...

After reading the thread I've certainly been converted to the idea. Definitely interested.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,969
Posted By crossplane
I've got them and just did a fairly hard offroad...

I've got them and just did a fairly hard offroad ride with lots of really rocky sections and tons of bouncing around, the panniers held up perfectly. I was worried about two things - 1, the panniers...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7,976
Views: 2,728,202
Posted By crossplane
Hit up Sundown National Park along the NSW/QLD...

Hit up Sundown National Park along the NSW/QLD border on the weekend, awesome run for the GS, I am absolutely SHOCKED at how well these anakee III's work in offroad rocky terrain!

Anyway, pics of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,326
Posted By crossplane
I bought the small cruiser one before a QLD to PI...

I bought the small cruiser one before a QLD to PI trip for the MotoGP and used it for 3/4 of the round trip before the valve decided it didn't want to hold air anymore.

Mostly I was disappointed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-05-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 166,099
Posted By crossplane
Words fail me mate, that's an awesome setup. I...

Words fail me mate, that's an awesome setup. I was just reading through your build thread for this - great work.

It looks fantastic as well as being practical.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 134,846
Posted By crossplane
I know everyone's seen the BMW comfort seat...

I know everyone's seen the BMW comfort seat before, but my partner surprised me with one on the weekend when she secretly ordered one for my birthday - so far only done a few hundred kms on it, but...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 133,672
Posted By crossplane
Same here, freeride 250 and I rode it around 15km...

Same here, freeride 250 and I rode it around 15km to a mate's place to load up on his trailer for a ride. After that, I just had him meet at my place. It can do it, and do it no worries, but I found...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 87,149
Posted By crossplane
Fantastic thread. Thankyou ebrabaek for posting...

Fantastic thread. Thankyou ebrabaek for posting up that video and giving us feedback on it - appreciate it. I've never honestly considered something like a rekluse for any of my bikes before, but I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 43,012
Posted By crossplane
around 16000km, so just over ten thousand...

around 16000km, so just over ten thousand miles...

My 09 R1 did the same thing and they replaced the cam chain tensioner, so I hope that's all it is. I've not worried too much about it since...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 43,012
Posted By crossplane
Pretty late, and others have posted links, but...

Pretty late, and others have posted links, but since she's a trophy model I figured I'd throw it in here as well :D
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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,666
Posted By crossplane
You've got another subscriber here too -...

You've got another subscriber here too - definitely keen to come along with my partner and meet some of you guys and girls. I've been lurking here for too long enjoying being subscribed to your...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 133,672
Posted By crossplane
Have you had any issues with yours in torrential...

Have you had any issues with yours in torrential rain? Mine developed a really crappy stalling issue when water and mud was involved, I am guessing maybe the carb breather hose or something getting...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 133,672
Posted By crossplane
Taking the 250 out again for its second PROPER...

Taking the 250 out again for its second PROPER ride over new years at Gap Creek. Can't wait!
Forum: Australia 12-16-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 133,672
Posted By crossplane
whoops - sorry about that! I'll see how I go with...

whoops - sorry about that! I'll see how I go with the brakes and then you may just have a message from me ordering that larger rotor :wink:
Forum: Australia 12-16-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 133,672
Posted By crossplane
my 250 has a very long engagement and soft pull...

my 250 has a very long engagement and soft pull at the moment, which is what was concerning me. I can almost pull the lever into the bar!

Definitely something I'm going to raise with them when I...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 133,672
Posted By crossplane
I am only concerned about longevity but I have no...

I am only concerned about longevity but I have no reason to be, I suppose. It's just I am relatively unused to owning and operating a two stroke bike so I naturally concerned when I read things like...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 133,672
Posted By crossplane
I posted this in the two smokers section but...

I posted this in the two smokers section but since I found this freeride thread in the Australia section and it's more active, I hope you guys don't mind if I cross-post what I wrote in there so you...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-16-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 22,608
Posted By crossplane
For anyone interested in some real world feedback...

For anyone interested in some real world feedback I picked up a freeride 250R in Brisbane AUS on Saturday - rode around on it for most of (edit: in reality, probably just a little under half a tank?)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7,976
Views: 2,728,202
Posted By crossplane
Southeast Queensland, just South of Hervey Bay - ...

Southeast Queensland, just South of Hervey Bay -

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/995771_10151788741465733_1237279719_n.jpg
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 69,663
Posted By crossplane
I had a poke around on facebook and found the...

I had a poke around on facebook and found the page.

The working link is here

https://www.facebook.com/CamelADV?fref=ts

:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-18-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7,976
Views: 2,728,202
Posted By crossplane
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/c90.0.403.403/p403x403/601538_10151528081285733_15955066_n.jpg

Out at beerburrum with some mates...

...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7,976
Views: 2,728,202
Posted By crossplane
Brisbane to Phillip Island and back for the...

Brisbane to Phillip Island and back for the Australian MotoGP, avoiding motorways and freeways where possible and taking the interesting routes.

5050km later... got some awesome stories and had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 155,633
Posted By crossplane
Well don't I feel like a right idiot now! You are...

Well don't I feel like a right idiot now! You are correct, my kit came with the same small laser cut spanner and nylock nuts as well. It didn't even click in my head that they were there for an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 155,633
Posted By crossplane
Forgive my potential ignorance here, but doesn't...

Forgive my potential ignorance here, but doesn't that make it difficult for you to adjust the screen?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 155,633
Posted By crossplane
That's the same problem I'm having. The nuts that...

That's the same problem I'm having. The nuts that hold the windscreen on vibrate themselves loose very quickly.

I thought about using a spring washer or even an o-ring as you suggested to provide...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,766
Posted By crossplane
This is exactly how I have my zumo 660 wired up....

This is exactly how I have my zumo 660 wired up. No issues at all, it's been working a treat. I haven't had any problems with the power not shutting down either, and the bike has not had issues...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,559
Posted By crossplane
I run the Pirelli Scorpion Rally on my 800GS and...

I run the Pirelli Scorpion Rally on my 800GS and just came back from a weekend away of beach and sand trail riding. I have nothing but excellent things to report, it's been a fantastic front tyre for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 155,633
Posted By crossplane
I've tested out the Desierto now on some longer...

I've tested out the Desierto now on some longer rides, some offroad only rides, some road rides and mixed, and I'm of two minds about it.
...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,741
Posted By crossplane
Looks like it was an awesome trip for all...

Looks like it was an awesome trip for all involved. I'd love to go next year, though I've missed my chance of being near the start point. No doubt the next one won't start so close to south-east...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 92,188
Posted By crossplane
Hit up Cooloola Way and Rainbow Beach on the...

Hit up Cooloola Way and Rainbow Beach on the weekend. Camped right on the beach, it was an awesome ride and an eye opening experience to what sand riding is all about when doing the deep and soft...
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