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Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,430
Posted By Blakduk
Where's the footage? Post it up please!

Where's the footage? Post it up please!
Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,375
Posted By Blakduk
I think that a PM to the inmate Ferro will answer...

I think that a PM to the inmate Ferro will answer any questions about Golden Tyres and Suomy helmets. That's if he's the same Ferro as the inmate with this same name here:
...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By Blakduk
good video as I am looking for my next helmet... ...

good video as I am looking for my next helmet... I can see I'm going to have to try one on with my armour and neck brace, as they have a new shape around the rear base of new helmets now..>???
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,627
Posted By Blakduk
Must have been, as there was nothing there when I...

Must have been, as there was nothing there when I went through. It has obviously been fixed up a little while ago and is so smooth with just the leaves to fly into the air upon one's passing as the...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,627
Posted By Blakduk
Bump. Went for a little Gympie ride solo on the...

Bump.
Went for a little Gympie ride solo on the XT660 with road-ish tyres out to the Murder Lagoons at Toolara Forestry. :wings
No photos, just having a skite I suppose. :DI thought you had heaps...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,781
Posted By Blakduk
Bought a new jacket part (elbow, shoulder and...

Bought a new jacket part (elbow, shoulder and shortie vest part) as the old one finally tore apart on the shoulder due to crashes, and the zipper was stuffed. I went one size bigger this time and it...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,478
Views: 515,794
Posted By Blakduk
Joke

A husband went to the Police dept to report that his wife was missing.
Husband: My wife is missing. She went shopping yesterday and has not come home.
Sergeant: What is her height?
Husband:...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,999
Posted By Blakduk
I think Richo wants us to know he has a big cock....

I think Richo wants us to know he has a big cock.

**************
You can relatively easily and with some $$ modify the XT660 engine to get 59 HP at the rear wheel (on a dyno), if you have size...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3,478
Views: 515,794
Posted By Blakduk
Yes, I agree, post #3236 about Keynesian...

Yes, I agree, post #3236 about Keynesian economics is totally inappropriate and poor Greece has every right to be offended.
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,999
Posted By Blakduk
AJP PR7. 660cc Adventure Bike. Coming 2015??

Just stumbled across this bike. Coming to Oz in 2015. http://www.ajpaustralia.com.au/ An old Spanish make? They have a range of enduro styles bikes, seem to be priced much less than the KTM,...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,754
Posted By Blakduk
Well I'm looking at this helmet as a maybe...

Well I'm looking at this helmet as a maybe replacement for my Icon Variant. Under $400 is okay, but not the extra $100 for a tinted visor.

Maybe someone can tell my why these two helmets look...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Blakduk
Well done mate. I started off wondering if this...

Well done mate. I started off wondering if this was another "This boot is great because I've got it" thread. Instead of the more appropriate, "I've got this boot because it is great."

I had some...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 36,481
Posted By Blakduk
Not that I give a. But reading the last few...

Not that I give a.
But reading the last few pages, it seems like Jaybee is just saying that he thinks he knows which bike MyMoJoe bought; and that Mymojoe bought the bike for $18K and is selling...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
Well if you're happy that's all that matters. ...

Well if you're happy that's all that matters. Money spent on holidays and adventure is an investment in your own health and happiness. :norton
I've never regretted a cent spent on travel, or toys....
Forum: Australia 02-11-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
Well, it's certainly a good looking bike and...

Well, it's certainly a good looking bike and fully set up. And you might have a lot of money put aside for this adventure. But surely you can buy a good XT for half of that?:eek1
Forum: Australia 11-26-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By Blakduk
Not had much of a look around yet have you! ...

Not had much of a look around yet have you!

Have a read through here, you might find most if not all of your questions in...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
:1drink Actually I was just mucking around...

:1drink

Actually I was just mucking around with some of that double sided 5mm draft seal stop stuff. I have two big rolls. And it was at about the same time I stuck that Spanish $10 filter into...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
Well I finally put the new DNA air filter in the...

Well I finally put the new DNA air filter in the XT660 today and went for a spin before and after. Dunno if it is noticeably different. How do you determine these things....... and if it needs a...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 28,437
Posted By Blakduk
speaking of 950 SE and drive......... :eek1 I was...

speaking of 950 SE and drive......... :eek1 I was in a workshop the other day and saw a highly modified SE 950 which was being fitted with a Christini front wheel drive. Some serious engineering was...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,102
Posted By Blakduk
High/Low front mudguards on ADV bikes ??

("Fender" - o/seas) Is it really necessary to go for high front guards on these bikes? They nearly all come with a low front guard, but everyone seems to have on their wishlist a 'high guard...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
Don't waste your money on cheap ebay air filters....

Don't waste your money on cheap ebay air filters. They are only $10 instead of about $50 I think for the Yamaha ones, $80 I think for the K & N ones, or $105 for the DNA ones.

I ordered a cheap...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Blakduk
World Enduro-Graham Jarvis at MPE- 13th Nov

I just saw this on another forum:

**Extreme Enduro legend Graham Jarvis will be dropping in to MPE Husqvarna on Thursday 13 November from 3-7pm to sign autographs. He will also be throwing his...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
Has anyone done anything to improve the stopping...

Has anyone done anything to improve the stopping power of the front brakes?
I assume they are all the same, you've got to squeeze the lever like bejeezus before you'll come anywhere near to locking...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,627
Posted By Blakduk
Printed, will laminate and stick to crossbrace...

Printed, will laminate and stick to crossbrace for next ride!
That blue map will look good next to my bed with all the others that I glance over before drifting off to sleep thinking of long dirt...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,627
Posted By Blakduk
If anyone is interested in a nice 4-5 hour or so...

If anyone is interested in a nice 4-5 hour or so ride from Gympie. I did this today with a mate and although it is terribly dry, it was nice country and great roads with about a 50% dirt/bitumen. ...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,815
Posted By Blakduk
Pretty sure that I saw them on a Germany online...

Pretty sure that I saw them on a Germany online shop.. I have a new Variant clear visor that you can have for nothing.
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,815
Posted By Blakduk
I'm keeping it simple and getting another Icon...

I'm keeping it simple and getting another Icon Variant (fell heavily on my 4 yr old one last month)..... but I'll be able to get any of about 8 colours, and for about $300 instead of $500....
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,815
Posted By Blakduk
Holy smokes, has common sense prevailed at...

Holy smokes, has common sense prevailed at last!!!!!! Looks like it.
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,075
Posted By Blakduk
Thanks Cruz. It seems easy to follow. I see no...

Thanks Cruz. It seems easy to follow. I see no point in modifying my XT mudguard, it is bulletproof. The Husaberg one though...... well 20 kms of smooth bitumen and it auto-self-complied with the...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,627
Posted By Blakduk
I've got an older XT660 with roadish tyres that I...

I've got an older XT660 with roadish tyres that I like to slowly explore around country roads. Was going to meet a mate at Widgee with an old DR650 and head north of Goomeri a couple of kms then...
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,752
Posted By Blakduk
I nominate #11 for post of the year.

I nominate #11 for post of the year.
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,752
Posted By Blakduk
Ol' clutch cables, what do you oil them with?

Got a heavy old clutch cable on the 08 XT660R. It's a big tractor engine I know, and needs a man sized clutch, and isn't that good at shifting without the clutch in a lot of circumstances.

Maybe...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,848
Posted By Blakduk
Resurrecting an old thread. About a month ago I...

Resurrecting an old thread. About a month ago I came from Jimna down towards Kenilworth and there was a detour in place. You couldn't go down to Charlie Moreland way, you had to loop around via...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
Thanks for that, I'll get in and do some reading...

Thanks for that, I'll get in and do some reading there later today.
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
What about the lurching kind of throttle response...

What about the lurching kind of throttle response when going along at low revs? I find myself in a lower gear to avoid it, and using the clutch more.

Looking at the OTR site they say this: ...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
So the Stage two filter kit is just removing the...

So the Stage two filter kit is just removing the snorkel and putting in a DNA filter instead of the standard Yamaha one???
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
John, I've got a high guard on mine too. It does...

John, I've got a high guard on mine too. It does block about 1/3 of the airflow to the radiator.
Going slow through the bush last week (Yes I know, but I can't help heading off the track) my fan...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
Front forks - too soft. Went and bought 30...

Front forks - too soft.

Went and bought 30 washers the right dimension for $5.50 and now have endlessly adjustable preload in the front forks.
Going with 20mm atm, and rode 300kms yesterday. The...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 133,154
Posted By Blakduk
Do you reckon a 140 wide E07 or E08 would fit?

Do you reckon a 140 wide E07 or E08 would fit?
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,839
Posted By Blakduk
I think the bike you should buy is the one you...

I think the bike you should buy is the one you think is the coolest/prettiest/hottest/best looking.

Then go riding on it until you get sick of it and want something different / something that does...
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