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Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,799
Posted By TRTN
Thumbs up Stricko, hope i'll never need inmate...

Thumbs up Stricko, hope i'll never need inmate assistance like that but it's good to know there's some kind ones out there :)
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 190,947
Posted By TRTN
I've got a DR with a safari tank. Reasonably...

I've got a DR with a safari tank. Reasonably happy with my current SFB screen but it's not optimal. The screen is a little too close to me when standing (i'm 6"3) and there really is not enough dash...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,098
Posted By TRTN
I use a pair of Oakley M-frame's, love those. ...

I use a pair of Oakley M-frame's, love those.

Pro's:
Super strong frame, very minimalist so goes under your helmet, great coverage especially with the larger 'strike' lenses, optical quality is...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14,802
Views: 2,030,443
Posted By TRTN
Shinko 705 is doing pretty good on my DR. Handles...

Shinko 705 is doing pretty good on my DR. Handles light gravel too.
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14,802
Views: 2,030,443
Posted By TRTN
No luck! Have ordered some new ones and will...

No luck!

Have ordered some new ones and will suck up the wait. Saves a trip to the wrecker and digging around for something that fits.
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14,802
Views: 2,030,443
Posted By TRTN
7/8 stock handlebar clamps needed

So I'm getting my DR ready for spring...

Got myself a set of these Powermadd pivoting risers:
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41GcwMKbWYL.jpg

and some new ProTaper oversized Evo bars....
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,536
Posted By TRTN
Even with hand warmers: too cold, too wet. I'm...

Even with hand warmers: too cold, too wet. I'm getting some wrenching done though!
Forum: Australia 05-04-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,536
Posted By TRTN
Yeah it is not really big-bike territory. Doesn't...

Yeah it is not really big-bike territory. Doesn't seem to go anywhere either!

I remember a twisty section of very muddy and rutted holes / ponds, a fun creek crossing followed by more mud. Then...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,536
Posted By TRTN
Haha i reckognise that track! I did the same...

Haha i reckognise that track! I did the same thing over Christmas when looking for Goldie spur track. Looks a lot drier now, those mud holes had a solid 60cm of water in them then. Also the...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14,802
Views: 2,030,443
Posted By TRTN
Turns out it was probably corrosion / a loose...

Turns out it was probably corrosion / a loose connector somewhere in the bundle behind the headlight. It failed mid ride after a short break and i couldn't find the fault. RACV dropped the bike at a...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,536
Posted By TRTN
Thanks for the offers! K&J Thomas did just...

Thanks for the offers!

K&J Thomas did just what I hoped. They picked up my bike from the smash repairs depot, spent some time (about an hour) sorting out the problem and charged a fair price. I...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14,802
Views: 2,030,443
Posted By TRTN
I've got an interesting electrical issue. Any...

I've got an interesting electrical issue. Any input is welcome!

Was riding along today and took a break. Turned engine off. 10 minutes later all electrics have died? Turning the key only turns on...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,536
Posted By TRTN
Went out for a quick quick ride today. Turned...

Went out for a quick quick ride today. Turned into a long one!

Randomly touring around the Kinglake area I ended up at the top of Long Gully road. Remembered reading about this track here so I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,414
Posted By TRTN
Thanks all. Next time I'll try to fit in a bit...

Thanks all. Next time I'll try to fit in a bit more photo/video material of the crashes :)



This is exactly what it feels like. Quite tiring. Hope to have the suspension done sometime this...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,536
Posted By TRTN
Wrote a ride report on my Christmas trip. Four...

Wrote a ride report on my Christmas trip. Four days towards the High country. You can find it here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23153420)
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,003
Views: 965,845
Posted By TRTN
Christmas 2013 shenanigans in Victoria - Yarra valley / King valley / High country

Christmas 2013 shenanigans in Victoria - Yarra valley / King valley / High country (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23153420#post23153420)
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,414
Posted By TRTN
AUS - VIC - Christmas shenanigans

Christmas 2013 shenanigans in Victoria - Yarra valley / King valley / High country

Thought I'd write up a bit of a ride report on my Christmas adventure. First time I took my DR out on a multi-day...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,536
Posted By TRTN
To everyone who came out yesterday, thanks for a...

To everyone who came out yesterday, thanks for a very enjoyable Sunday ride!

I took my DR (only on its second serious outing) out to some tracks I probably would have backed out of on my own and...
Forum: Australia 11-28-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 46,536
Posted By TRTN
A Melbourne riders thread! Just what I was...

A Melbourne riders thread! Just what I was looking for :)

I'm a Dutchman living in Fitzroy. Got myself a DR650 earlier this year and have slowly started exploring Victoria. Day rides in the Yarra...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14,802
Views: 2,030,443
Posted By TRTN
Think the factory applied threadlocker is a red...

Think the factory applied threadlocker is a red compound. Needs heat and a fair bit of force to remove.

Loctite 263 would be similar. I reckon 243 (blue) would be good enough. Not a qualified...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14,802
Views: 2,030,443
Posted By TRTN
Any recommendations for a road worthy check plus...

Any recommendations for a road worthy check plus a rear tyre + install in Melbourne?

Would like a Mitas E07, Shinko 705 or similar. Cheaper is better at the moment ;)
Forum: Australia 03-25-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 20,041
Views: 2,416,002
Posted By TRTN
Gents (and ladies), i'm having a hard time...

Gents (and ladies), i'm having a hard time finding out who the mods are in this forum. Can anyone tell me who is currently moderating the Australia section? Thanks :)
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 124,324
Posted By TRTN
2012 modifications?

Can anyone tell me whether Klim made any modifications to the Traverse for this year, apart from adding a full black option?
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 124,324
Posted By TRTN
Can anyone comment on the positioning of the hip...

Can anyone comment on the positioning of the hip armor in the Traverse pants?

Especially related to the padding positions on the sixsixone evo shorts (as found here...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,272
Posted By TRTN
I loved Roald Dahls autobiography. Especially...

I loved Roald Dahls autobiography. Especially Flying Solo has great stories in it, written in his typical style, covering his time as an RAF officer in Africa.

Awesome classic on his travels...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 861,279
Posted By TRTN
After spending quite a few hours glued to my...

After spending quite a few hours glued to my laptop reading your ride report, which is amazing, the final pages have saddened me. I'm very sorry for the loss of your friend, and for his family in...
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