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Forum: Australia 10-09-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,084
Posted By mostro900
I hope I'm not too late - 1 table, 1 chair please...

I hope I'm not too late - 1 table, 1 chair please sir!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,123
Posted By mostro900
I've got a 2008 650GS, which spends quite a bit...

I've got a 2008 650GS, which spends quite a bit of time on dirt - in company with a F800GS, Yamaha Tenere & a KTM 640. I would consider it the least 'dirt' capable of the lot, but it easily holds its...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,821
Posted By mostro900
PM Sent.

PM Sent.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,821
Posted By mostro900
Mine wasn't a slow leak, I literally had both...

Mine wasn't a slow leak, I literally had both swing arms dripping, rear tyre covered and the bike did not like bumps. Something went bad very quickly.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,821
Posted By mostro900
It's from 2008. Not exactly sure # of k's, but...

It's from 2008. Not exactly sure # of k's, but not a lot. Hmmm, just maybe it's worth looking for a new Wilber's or Elka or....early Christmas present!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,821
Posted By mostro900
Question Rear Shock Leak

more like a flood, but yesterday as I was riding to work I heard a little bang and looked down, but couldnt see anything. About a kilometre later, feeling not quite right, I stopped at a set of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By mostro900
My 650 goes round corners really, really well....

My 650 goes round corners really, really well. The original Battlewings were fine, but once they got worn down, performance really became sketchy. Going to a TKC80 on the front and a Pirelli Scorpion...
Forum: Australia 06-06-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,759
Posted By mostro900
They're good

Just got a pair after 2 friends swore by them. Was using a pair of BMW GS boots(a bit more MX style) and these are more comfortable, less bulky and more waterproof(not 100%), but not as leaky as the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-05-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 111,712
Posted By mostro900
$29.95 in Oz

I'm pretty sure that those Seal Doctors were developed in Australia. Check www.ballads.cc to order. It's an Oz site.
Forum: Australia 04-26-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,284
Posted By mostro900
I recently(last month) got a quote for bike...

I recently(last month) got a quote for bike transport from Sydney to Perth - $800 was the cost. I'd say ride it.

I can't recall who I got the quote from, but they were recommended on here as one...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,751
Posted By mostro900
well, the photo shows the bike with the new rear...

well, the photo shows the bike with the new rear shock and although the back is higher and I may go down the fork extension route, right now the bike feels quite balanced. I'm no expert of course...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,709
Posted By mostro900
+1

Taking my son to dawn service tomorrow morning. A critical part of his upbringing I think.


Lest We Forget.
Forum: Australia 04-23-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By mostro900
Motohansa

+2 for Motohansa.

Can't say I've had a bad experience at Procycles St Peters, but I have had a great experience with the Motohansa guys. They're definitely out of my way(I'm in Alexandria), but I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,751
Posted By mostro900
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8150/7108315639_7bfd...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8150/7108315639_7bfd25f474_b.jpg
Another long travel 650!

So, finally got around to installing the intiminators up front and was waiting for the 2nd hand 800GS rear...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 2,623,901
Posted By mostro900
Now with added ground clearance!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8150/7108315639_7bfd25f474_b.jpg


Intiminators up front and put a stock 800gs shock in the rear. Geometry seems fine once I sit on it.:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,994
Posted By mostro900
I just bought one and I'm reluctant to say -...

I just bought one and I'm reluctant to say - maybe I paid too bloody much! :cry



I got one with about 3000kms on it for about $350 aussie. Roughly $360 USD. :clap ??
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,994
Posted By mostro900
Hey speed_racer, I've just put intiminators in my...

Hey speed_racer, I've just put intiminators in my front forks to make them a bit more solid and better for off-road. I've also just purchased a stock 2nd hand rear shock from an F800gs and will...
Forum: Australia 04-04-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By mostro900
Megalong Valley

Maybe an option to head down to the Megalong Valley. Not a whole heap of dirt, but there's bit at the end of the road(fire trail) and the ride down is kinda nice. Short & sweet. Heading up to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,627
Posted By mostro900
Got a flat tyre repaired by a 'professional' shop...

Got a flat tyre repaired by a 'professional' shop once.....they used the standard tyre repair kit and that tyre lasted me 1000's of km's.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Posted By mostro900
I've currently got a Karoo T 150/70/17 on mine....

I've currently got a Karoo T 150/70/17 on mine. Came off my mates F800.

for off-road, it's a world of difference, on-road in the dry, no worries at all. In the wet, I've only done a few km's and...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By mostro900
Thanks Andrew. Looks like the Balladonia to...

Thanks Andrew. Looks like the Balladonia to Rawlinna track might be the better option going solo.
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By mostro900
Thanks Chris. Might get my mates to carry some...

Thanks Chris. Might get my mates to carry some extra fuel for me from Kalgoorlie. They'll be in the 4wd.
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By mostro900
That would be awesome! I'm looking to leave on...

That would be awesome! I'm looking to leave on Easter Monday/Tuesday.
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By mostro900
Also, anyone got any track/route info for...

Also, anyone got any track/route info for Balladonia or Cocklebiddy to Rawlinna ?
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By mostro900
Yeah, got first hand experience with the dusk...

Yeah, got first hand experience with the dusk issue! Luckily, was going slow enough to avoid the big bouncy creature!

Probably looking at 3.5 days to get there. I reckon that should be comfortable...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By mostro900
Question Sydney to Rawlinna/Kalgoorlie

Alright inmates,
I'm about to make a rash decision to go and join my cousins in the west at the Muster at Rawlinna. Given time constraints, I'm going to have to speed over there from Sydney, but...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,609
Posted By mostro900
Planning to ride down from Sydney on the Friday....

Planning to ride down from Sydney on the Friday. Hopefully the weather will be good, getting tired of the rain(well only cause riding 2-up in the mud worries me!) :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,154
Posted By mostro900
Thanks for the reply thematt. Good points and...

Thanks for the reply thematt. Good points and given that I don't know that much about the various types/brands of suspension, then I appreciate the input.

I do adjust the pre-load on mine for 2 up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,154
Posted By mostro900
Can you expand on why you think the WP is...

Can you expand on why you think the WP is superior? I was considering the Wilber's, but interested in your feedback. I specifically am looking to get more ground clearance for better off-road...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,335
Posted By mostro900
Question Draining the Forks ?

I'm just about to install the intiminators and was going to siphon the fork oil as described in this thread, but just noticed that there are bolts on the very bottom(underside) of the forks and was...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 9,801
Posted By mostro900
Thumb GPX file

Hi Chris,
I've wanted to do this ride for a while, so planning to make it. I've included a link to a ride report/photos and GPX file for at least part of the route. I think it's pretty much the same...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 9,801
Posted By mostro900
Thumb I could be persuaded! Sounds like a great ride....

I could be persuaded! Sounds like a great ride. Are you able to post up a route ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,607
Posted By mostro900
Hey huckleberry, which Wilbers model have you got...

Hey huckleberry, which Wilbers model have you got ? I want to upgrade the suspension on my bike and am looking around. What did you do on the front end ? Thinking of intimidators(sp?) or otherwise a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By mostro900
Had my rear tyre changed recently and the...

Had my rear tyre changed recently and the mechanic had a hard time with getting the rear axle off. Took a fair bit of ube and effort, but it came free eventually. He advised that the rear axle had...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,891
Posted By mostro900
I'd be interested to know what kind of table you...

I'd be interested to know what kind of table you got ? I've been looking around for something compact and foldable.

For sleeping, I think the best bet is a closed cell foam mat or thermarest on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 2,623,901
Posted By mostro900
Weekend Puddle Fun

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6025/5875667061_85091545e5_b.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-22-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,919
Posted By mostro900
yeah, but it's a fun toy! and ma says yes. ...

yeah, but it's a fun toy! and ma says yes.

thanks for the info, looking forward to heading out that way this weekend.
Forum: Australia 06-21-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,919
Posted By mostro900
I have lived next to and rode and 4X4 this area...

I have lived next to and rode and 4X4 this area for over 40 years and this is a new one to me.
I was at the Kowmung a couple of weeks ago in the landcruiser and decided against crossing only about...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,510
Posted By mostro900
cheers! will do.

cheers! will do.
Forum: Australia 06-20-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,510
Posted By mostro900
they sound great! where do you buy them locally ?...

they sound great! where do you buy them locally ? or do you buy from somewhere/someone o/s ?
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