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Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,840,274
Posted By chrisamberely
Rally raid cam chain adjuster

Hey I know this will have been covered but doesn't come up when I use the search function.

I installed the rr manual cam chain adjuster. With the stock ktm unit removed, I had a squint down the...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 721,723
Posted By chrisamberely
Spit roast?....after, that has a rod going right...

Spit roast?....after, that has a rod going right thru it...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 721,723
Posted By chrisamberely
Congratulations to you and your lady. I guarantee...

Congratulations to you and your lady. I guarantee a month after he or she arrives you'll think you couldn't live without them. It's a wonderful experience.

I will definitely keep my eyes and ears...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,365
Posted By chrisamberely
If you ride a motorcycle off-road, and you don't...

If you ride a motorcycle off-road, and you don't wear a neck brace your mad.
Forum: Australia 04-03-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,777
Posted By chrisamberely
What are you using the bike for? Primarily on...

What are you using the bike for? Primarily on road and a bit of fire trail off-road or going for the big dirt thumper?

If you really spend your time in the dirt I'd go an earlier low k's and with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By chrisamberely
Have you tried the bike with a 1.60" front wheel?...

Have you tried the bike with a 1.60" front wheel? I'm interested in the weight saving but also the handling characteristics. A friend went to this size on his old 640 adventure. Bike felt much more...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,108
Posted By chrisamberely
Yr kidding! Only 200, that's insane, why even...

Yr kidding! Only 200, that's insane, why even bother. Then again, the ones I mostly saw sat around on the showroom floor for months so maybe that was part of the problem.
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,108
Posted By chrisamberely
I always think they never went down the 690...

I always think they never went down the 690 adventure road because of the dollars and cents involved.
The just didn't sell enough units over the years of the 640 to make it worth while going with a...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 721,723
Posted By chrisamberely
Eek city of Swan, Mundaring riders...URGENT!

If you live in this area, get onto the RTRA site pronto...and read the proposed guidelines for motos on your property.
You are about to be f#cked over big time. And spread the word guys and gals.
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 41,044
Posted By chrisamberely
All the best

Hey good luck with the ride buddy. I don't know you but it looks to me like you know what your about and have trained up good for this. And that's the trick I always figure, cause you can throw a...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 721,723
Posted By chrisamberely
I think I'm more interested in that rallye bike...

I think I'm more interested in that rallye bike next to it:wink:
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By chrisamberely
I've always said a 690 is not a bike to be turned...

I've always said a 690 is not a bike to be turned into an adventure bike the same way a motocross bike is not gonna be turned into one.

The bike is a hard enduro like they say it is. Not a 690...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By chrisamberely
Miles?, I can't really say but I'm on my 4th rear...

Miles?, I can't really say but I'm on my 4th rear since using them. Front maybe a 2nd as I wasn't really happy with the first but just used it for a whiles.

I run the inner at the rec pressure ,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By chrisamberely
Yeah I did this, makes it easier for trail side...

Yeah I did this, makes it easier for trail side flt fix ups as well. And pull yr axel from the caliper side so it can be left in enough to hold the caliper in place for remount.

Couple of things I...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By chrisamberely
I'd check out Kali Helmets if you're after a new...

I'd check out Kali Helmets if you're after a new lid. There tech has some good wright ups and they're not a crazy price.

Should keep the noggin from gettin a floggin to quote Ned Flanders.
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By chrisamberely
Why don't you try over on crf's only forum. Those...

Why don't you try over on crf's only forum. Those brothers know everything there is to know about riding red. They could help you out.
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 721,723
Posted By chrisamberely
[QUOTE=zatigs;24896374]This appeared in our local...

[QUOTE=zatigs;24896374]This appeared in our local rag, the Kalamunda Reporter, its a petition by the owner of the Honda dealer in Midland, for the Govt to implement GST on imported goods coming in...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,670
Posted By chrisamberely
Yeah but he's buying stuff for a Rallye bike as...

Yeah but he's buying stuff for a Rallye bike as opposed to a 'normal' ktm.
It's a bit like comparing a parts for a standard drive away Holden commodore to parts for the sort of commodore driven at...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 621,499
Posted By chrisamberely
Main earth (ground) location

Friend asked, and I couldn't answer so

Does anybody know where the electrical system earths (or grounds if you are a yank like me), on the frame?

I was told there are 4 places? Is that correct?
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 621,499
Posted By chrisamberely
I had this same fault on my bike when I purchased...

I had this same fault on my bike when I purchased it (also a second owner).
It was fixed by the use of the diagnostic tool. The mechanic said he believed that the previous owner had played around...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 721,723
Posted By chrisamberely
Ouch that's gotta hurt! I'm glad yr still in 1...

Ouch that's gotta hurt! I'm glad yr still in 1 piece. I haven't had the dubious honor of shaking hands with skippy up close but if any of you boys wanna come to Baja for a run sometime, I can...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 621,499
Posted By chrisamberely
Yeah, I kind of agree. For 4k its way beyond the...

Yeah, I kind of agree. For 4k its way beyond the realm of reality and into the land of pro (sponsored) racers.
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 28,126
Posted By chrisamberely
Funny how the mere mention of $$ in regards to...

Funny how the mere mention of $$ in regards to the safari seems to get every1's hackles up.

But straight up, it may not be the only factor, but it may be a contributing factor. And no Troy, I...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 28,126
Posted By chrisamberely
I knew a few riders who were pretty ready to...

I knew a few riders who were pretty ready to commit to the safari over the years. A number of things got in the way,

Economy. Any1 wants a great example of empire in decline, come check out the US...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 28,126
Posted By chrisamberely
It looks as if the real killer has been lack of...

It looks as if the real killer has been lack of mainstream exposure, and with that the no big sponsor came along for the ride.

For those who are closely involved, what reason does anyone have as...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By chrisamberely
oztopo data missing

Just got a new gps and with V5 oztopo pre installed only to find that a heap of detail is absent when I compare it to a buddies much earlier version of the same program. I think he has V2, Has any...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,594
Posted By chrisamberely
Nice bit of country out there, vid makes it look...

Nice bit of country out there, vid makes it look pretty free flowing. Good track to get on the noise in a big way! Musta been fun.

They ever run it closer to the city?
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,594
Posted By chrisamberely
I figure we're all getting that way whether we...

I figure we're all getting that way whether we like it or not!
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,594
Posted By chrisamberely
And btw hillbilly, my sig sure ain't aimed at...

And btw hillbilly, my sig sure ain't aimed at you. Back in the states the BMW crowd are a bunch of stuck up pr-cks.
Most of them over here seem mighty fine too me.
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,594
Posted By chrisamberely
I would have loved to have had a sting on this,...

I would have loved to have had a sting on this, but the distance from town made it a no go.
How was the riding? Fast tracks or technical stuff?

It would be fine to see some pictures or go pro...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By chrisamberely
Without steering too far away from the original...

Without steering too far away from the original post, my point is simply the following.

Trails don't just get closed because of a lack of actions in looking after then from a maintenance pov.
...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By chrisamberely
Your original response was Quote: ...

Your original response was

Quote:


Now it's changed to "

If you've looked at the Mtb club posting as pasted above but haven't found out from The RTRA the extent of their work, you only...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By chrisamberely
Let me repeat that just once more... There -...

Let me repeat that just once more...

There - you didn't read this part thoroughly so you have missed the point. :deal

In wa the RTRA does a good job of helping maintain trails, remove rubbish...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By chrisamberely
Yr missing the point buddy...the area in question...

Yr missing the point buddy...the area in question is such that it's supposed to be minimal impact from mountain bikers...no chains sawing bush to create trails and jumps with bobcats, building steel...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By chrisamberely
I live in Gooseberry hill and was having a good...

I live in Gooseberry hill and was having a good ol oz style BBQ over Easter. A lot of the guys there were from Carmel, bickley Kalamunda and this was a topic that came up.
The rtra had put...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,468
Posted By chrisamberely
That's interesting about the deletion. Any word...

That's interesting about the deletion. Any word on replacement around the dealers or such?
Forum: Australia 04-25-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 721,723
Posted By chrisamberely
2 ktm 690's today

Any1 from here on the 2 ktm 690's today cutting thru Kalamunda? I saw them while having lunch.
Figured it was Guymcfly and a buddy and then saw them was both in jackets an I no mcfly never rides in...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,468
Posted By chrisamberely
Any recent changes?

I'm not pulling the lariat here, as we say where I was born, because I rode red for a long time.

But have honda ever gotten around to updating the bike at all? I was pretty happy with my 2007...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9,800
Views: 721,723
Posted By chrisamberely
You can gas the bike out at Karagulen if you are...

You can gas the bike out at Karagulen if you are looking to head for mt dale. Plenty of good riding east of the mt itself as well.
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 28,126
Posted By chrisamberely
He'll, all u gotta do is gas axe 2 of them there...

He'll, all u gotta do is gas axe 2 of them there wheels off then n it'll fit right in to the bike forums:rofl

You should have a run in this in the Baja series, I reckon you'd have a ball given...
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