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Forum: Australia 06-27-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By urbanoyster
Oh yes, I should have mentioned that when I was...

Oh yes, I should have mentioned that when I was up there 2 months ago I was on my 530, not my 950
Forum: Australia 06-26-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By urbanoyster
It is doable. Just be mindful that if it is wet...

It is doable. Just be mindful that if it is wet the clay sections can be slippery.
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,338
Posted By urbanoyster
C-tek are good for all lead cell batteries. ...

C-tek are good for all lead cell batteries.

Though you haven't mentioned wanting to use a lithium battery, I thought I'd let you know that my C-Tek Mulit XS7000 (7aH) smart charger won't charge...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By urbanoyster
ADR compliant mufflers have spark arrestors

Due to the current High Fire Danger levels we are experiencing in NSW, I was wondering if factory fitted mufflers on dirt bikes still came with spark arrestors. Personally I suspect not.
Forum: Australia 10-07-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By urbanoyster
Riding in Belanglo SF area

I am heading down towards Belanglo State Forest next weekend. So I am thinking of taking the 530 with me. Can anyone recommend any fire trails and single tracks in this area.
Forum: Australia 08-12-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,119
Posted By urbanoyster
Ive had a quick look at the Pirelli Scorpion XCMH...

Ive had a quick look at the Pirelli Scorpion XCMH tyre. It seems like a good arounder. However, I notice that there is only one front tyre size

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Forum: Australia 08-11-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,119
Posted By urbanoyster
Guys, Thanks for your responses. ...

Guys,

Thanks for your responses.

While I'm sure that I will do some transitting on sealed roads, my intention is to trailer the bike to the ride area of choice.

As far as the type of...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,119
Posted By urbanoyster
Best all round tyre for the a 450 enduro bike

I'm looking at buying a KTM 450 EXC. I'm wondering what would be the best all round street legal tyre for this bike.

Yes, I did try to search Advrider but there doesnt seem to be a specific...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By urbanoyster
Is Laurie Alderton, or his son, still at...

Is Laurie Alderton, or his son, still at Wetherill Park? I have had them do a frame frame repairs once before.
Forum: Australia 08-09-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,977
Posted By urbanoyster
I didn't know it was possible to ride that loop...

I didn't know it was possible to ride that loop through the Wolgan Valley (legally)
Forum: Australia 08-07-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,461
Posted By urbanoyster
I've gone through this process with my 2003 950S...

I've gone through this process with my 2003 950S ADV.

I was fed up falling over either at very slow speed or after stopping on off road rides. I tied to first modify the original seat but that...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,623
Posted By urbanoyster
Bastardos! Dis enviar sus propias bicicletas...

Bastardos!

Dis enviar sus propias bicicletas allí o qué les contratan a nivel local?
Forum: Australia 12-23-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By urbanoyster
Cheers for the info, the cardonnay is on me

Cheers for the info, the cardonnay is on me
Forum: Australia 12-22-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By urbanoyster
Track conditions on the Commissioners Trail

I'm thinking of going for a ride up the Putty and then taking a turnoff for Commissioners at Howes Valley, then down Milbrodale track to eventually come out and Bulga. Ive never been on this roads...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,584
Posted By urbanoyster
So much for this ride supposedly being for noooobs

So much for this ride supposedly being for noooobs
Forum: Australia 08-03-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,408
Posted By urbanoyster
And it wont effect the resale value of the bike...

And it wont effect the resale value of the bike and odometer isn't turning over
Forum: Australia 08-03-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,764
Posted By urbanoyster
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Forum: Australia 07-28-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,861
Posted By urbanoyster
ARRRGH, I'm so tempted, but the dates aren't good...

ARRRGH, I'm so tempted, but the dates aren't good for me.

I'm think about doing a similar trip from late September to early October. I'm looking forward to reading your ride report.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By urbanoyster
Thanks for the reply Johan. Ive got a copy of the...

Thanks for the reply Johan. Ive got a copy of the workshop manual somewhere, its just a matter of finding it.

But what I was really curious about was if anyone had had a failure of the cam chain...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By urbanoyster
Cam chain wear

Has anyone got info an the expected life of the 950 motor's cam chain and the hydraulic cam chain tensioner?

My bike has done nearly 50, 000 kms and it seems rattle from the cam chain is getting...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,847
Posted By urbanoyster
Repairs for Motobike clothing

I have a pair of motorbike pants which require repairing.

Can any one recommend a person who can repair the pants and who is located in the Sydney area?
Forum: Australia 06-22-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By urbanoyster
While parts of the Watagans area are a National...

While parts of the Watagans area are a National Park I'm assuming that the roads are closed due to wet weather we have been having this year and in winter they place just doesnt dry out.

4wd...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By urbanoyster
Up the Baal Bone track

About 2 years ago I rode easily up the first steep section of the Baal Bone Gap track from the Wolgan Road, but yesterday was a fail.

I got within 3 metres of the top of the last section before I...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By urbanoyster
World Superbike trip on short notice

As work is slow I've been thinking that I'd like to take few days off and go down to Phillip Island for the Superbikes. As I've only been thinking about going to the Island since yesterday I dont ...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 24,609
Posted By urbanoyster
While Ive had a few mis-adventures while camping...

While Ive had a few mis-adventures while camping out under the stars and the misery of inclement weather on Army exercises I think the most Pythonesque camping memory in recent history was when was...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,309
Posted By urbanoyster
I was driving along Victoria Road last night and...

I was driving along Victoria Road last night and at Gladesville I spotted a place called the Austrian Schnitzelhaus.

These seems like the most logical place to meet
Forum: Australia 02-10-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By urbanoyster
While I do have a 950 I've never taken the needle...

While I do have a 950 I've never taken the needle out of the carbs. From previous experience on Mikunis the needle's model type is engraved on it. You must might need excellent vision to read it.
Forum: Australia 02-05-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,978
Posted By urbanoyster
A question for those knowledgable in NSW road rules

Late this arvo I went for a quick squirt up the Old Pacific Hwy (OPH) on the 950. On the way up at Calga a KTM Duke latched onto my tail like a hemorrhoid and followed me all the way to where the OPH...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,902
Posted By urbanoyster
I've now taken out a travel insurance policy with...

I've now taken out a travel insurance policy with QBE as they seem to have good coverage and they are currently discounting the premium ($128 for 23 days). The wording under general exclusions of...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,902
Posted By urbanoyster
Thanks for the info so far guys. The research...

Thanks for the info so far guys. The research that I have done online shows varying coverage with some offering the motorbike cover inclusive, some as an extra and other wont cover you at all. then...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,902
Posted By urbanoyster
International Travel Insurance with motorbike cover

I'll be going on holiday to Vietnam in a few months time and during part of that trip I intend to do a motorbike tour for a few days.

At the moment I'll looking around for travel insurance that...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3,171
Views: 613,809
Posted By urbanoyster
The fast way down from the top

I'm not sure it this vdieo has gotten a run here before this but here goes

http://www.20min.ch/videotv/?vid=216466
Forum: Australia 11-23-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5,499
Views: 631,048
Posted By urbanoyster
690 seat- Pleasure or pain?

For some time Ive been eyeing of the 690 as a potential replacement for my 03 950 Adv and the one thing that is holding me back is the seat. My 950 can give me absolute hell as far as back pain goes...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 145,071
Posted By urbanoyster
PS: Have you seen the super radical new 300...

PS: Have you seen the super radical new 300 enduro they released at EICMA...???!!! :ear:deal

http://www.ossamotor.es/EN/models.php?idMoto=337

There are a few of us here in Sweden drooling...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 350,271
Posted By urbanoyster
Servicing a 950 Adventure in Sydney

In Sydney does anyone know of a dealership or local mechanic who is competent enough to service a 950 Adv? Ive tried Prorider and Procycles over the last 6 years and I'm now looking to try someone...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,130
Posted By urbanoyster
what about the quality Troma fillum Chopper...

what about the quality Troma fillum Chopper Chicks in Zombietown?

Actually, this thread has been done before
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=472547

There is an 1970's...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 279,678
Posted By urbanoyster
My sister today gave me a Aldi bike cover and ...

My sister today gave me a Aldi bike cover and Aldi security cable. She is returning them on Monday and will now be getting me a gift voucher from the local book store.
Forum: Australia 06-19-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,381
Posted By urbanoyster
Air dropping

I didnt read all the other posts but, to legally drop something out of an aeroplane youd need a permit from CASA. Though probably wise not to mention the way you are packing the Dangerous Goods!
...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,857
Posted By urbanoyster
My 950 didn't make it home. The fuel pump died at...

My 950 didn't make it home. The fuel pump died at about dusk on the Putty Road. Got to get a trailer and get back there to pick it up.

My thanks to a a BMW rider named Mark that happened to be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
Posted By urbanoyster
The fuel pump has packed it in again, this time...

The fuel pump has packed it in again, this time at dusk and 100kms from home. Cant wait for the Facet to arrive.
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