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Forum: Australia 08-03-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 68,315
Posted By shardzero
Inertia DRZ is Steven McCormack in 31st. YAYAY go...

Inertia DRZ is Steven McCormack in 31st. YAYAY go my brother! Haha. The coverage on Sunrise was good to see. Definately bigger and better media hype than last year.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By shardzero
The bike is waterproof...

The bike is waterproof...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By shardzero
You will probably break the rear subframe with...

You will probably break the rear subframe with significant weight over rought ground. It's an issue with the bike.
Forum: Europe 05-06-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,818
Posted By shardzero
My BMW Enduro does not vibrate at speeds up to...

My BMW Enduro does not vibrate at speeds up to 120mph. Lightest helmet I have ridden with. Rode 850miles in 2 days with no problems on the motorway with the peak on.
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 58,009
Posted By shardzero
I 'd be more worried about the 9L under your...

I 'd be more worried about the 9L under your crotch. The one with the electrical fuel pump just above the hot engine.
Forum: Australia 05-04-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,229
Posted By shardzero
Embittering

Embittering
Forum: Australia 05-04-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,147
Posted By shardzero
I think the rear rim-lock would be important than...

I think the rear rim-lock would be important than the front. Could you not get away with running just the rear? I understand that you won't be able to plane the front end as easy in dunes but might...
Forum: Europe 05-04-2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By shardzero
Hey

I'm staying in Egham about 10 mins and 17 pounds fare from terminal 4. I'm here studying and could only offer a crappy flat room for the night. I need to ask if I can stay with a friend before I can...
Forum: Europe 04-21-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By shardzero
Found these guys. ...

Found these guys.

http://www.rental-motorcycle.com/europe/uk/london_rental.html

Prices look competitive and a good selection of bikes. Make sure you book ahead of time by several weeks to get...
Forum: Europe 04-21-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By shardzero
I'm in the UK now. Renting a Bandit 600 for the...

I'm in the UK now. Renting a Bandit 600 for the coming weekend and maybe again to ride to the Northwest 200 next month. I have not confirmed the excess but expect 1000 pounds! The deposit should be...
Forum: Europe 04-20-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By shardzero
I'm renting through these guys ...

I'm renting through these guys

http://www.raceways.net/show_rental_bikes.php?manufacturer=Honda

Not sure what they will be like but I booked a 600 Bandit and will see how it turns out....
Forum: Australia 04-18-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,120
Posted By shardzero
Theres 100km stretches of nothing and you want to...

Theres 100km stretches of nothing and you want to stop where every truckie stops to take a piss!
Forum: Face plant 04-10-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,791
Posted By shardzero
Drop it as regularly as possible to avoid the...

Drop it as regularly as possible to avoid the post-crash jitters.
Forum: Europe 04-10-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By shardzero
Given up

Given up
Forum: Australia 04-10-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 26,710
Posted By shardzero
Bivouac Outdoors is a good retailer in my three...

Bivouac Outdoors is a good retailer in my three experiences. Exped is better value than thermarest but comfort coems with weight and size.
Forum: Australia 04-09-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,486
Posted By shardzero
I am/was looking for a cheap bike while I am here...

I am/was looking for a cheap bike while I am here too! I gave up after investigating difficulties registering it in my name as non-UK resident. Good look I am jealous. I am bikeless for 2months. I...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 58,009
Posted By shardzero
Wtf

Wtf
Forum: Europe 04-07-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By shardzero
May be interested. If you want to PM me some...

May be interested. If you want to PM me some details I would appreciate it.
Forum: Europe 04-07-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By shardzero
ALternatively can you rent bikes for reasonable...

ALternatively can you rent bikes for reasonable prices as it seems small budget equates to barely running.
Forum: Europe 04-06-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By shardzero
Yeah. Looked there already. Would rather purchase...

Yeah. Looked there already. Would rather purchase through AdvRider contact as maybe less chance of a complete hunk of shite grenading itself 100m down the road.. but maybe not.
Forum: Europe 04-06-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By shardzero
In UK for 2 mths looking for XTV, XR, Dominator, Big Single or Twin Trailie

I'm in the UK now for 2 months and would like to buy a relatively cheap large bore single trailie or similar twin (think dominator through African Twin). Reliability, TAX and MOT more important than...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,179,525
Posted By shardzero
Hope you change the tyres for the MX riding.

Hope you change the tyres for the MX riding.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,179,525
Posted By shardzero
The tool holders are neat. They remind me of...

The tool holders are neat. They remind me of nuclear fuel rod casings!

Edit: the feds will be reading this forum now...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 118,785
Posted By shardzero
KTM 950/990 stock muffkers

Original 950/990 exhausts. In Perth if somone wants to pick up.
Forum: Australia 03-13-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,371
Posted By shardzero
Ask him what he thinks should happen.

Ask him what he thinks should happen.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,179,525
Posted By shardzero
Yeah, true. I understand what you are saying now...

Yeah, true. I understand what you are saying now and it makes sense. This would place additional pressure on the fuel pump? Probably a nominal increase.

Maybe TT did not do this because you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,179,525
Posted By shardzero
If you suck fuel in the vent, the TT tank will...

If you suck fuel in the vent, the TT tank will only empty to the level of the vent and not use all the fuel volume in the TT tank before emptying the rear tank.
Forum: Australia 03-05-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,350
Posted By shardzero
I thought expensive meant better protection but...

I thought expensive meant better protection but this article I read at least 6 months ago supplied a lot of information hitherto unknown to me.
...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 93,076
Posted By shardzero
I think it looks great. Its quite a narrow pipe?...

I think it looks great. Its quite a narrow pipe? Is that because the exhaust valves empty half the cylinder displacement into the exhaust at faster intervals compared to a single cylinder?
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,124
Posted By shardzero
I like it because its an underdog. And...

I like it because its an underdog.

And everything in here is BS. You can buy at least 3 racks to take luggage. One is Hepco and Becker who make the KTM licenced luggage. Only you pay 30% more for...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 68,315
Posted By shardzero
I thought cush drive rubbers wear out due to...

I thought cush drive rubbers wear out due to compression and the accompanying hot and cold cycle. Some people used to grease cush drives as they had a tendency to seize and stop protecting the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,057,127
Posted By shardzero
Bike would not start on monday. Battery had...

Bike would not start on monday. Battery had failed for the second time. Both lasted ~9 months before non-starting after being left for ~8 hours while at work. Battery dated 03/2006. New battery date...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 68,315
Posted By shardzero
It was a crass statement. I think the Aus. Safari...

It was a crass statement. I think the Aus. Safari is really a good price though still costly.
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 58,009
Posted By shardzero
I'm still keen to get this tank!! Thanks muckpee

I'm still keen to get this tank!! Thanks muckpee
Forum: Australia 02-17-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,995
Posted By shardzero
I used two methods to cool bruskies in East...

I used two methods to cool bruskies in East Timor;

1: Leave beer in a fast flowing river for 30 mins

2: Get a sock, place beer in sock and soak in water. Tie it to a tree if there's a breeze...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,207
Posted By shardzero
There is a group buy somewhere on this site....

There is a group buy somewhere on this site. Search Ohlins group buy. or ohlins+g650x. Thats how I found it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By shardzero
I had an exhaust squeak. After removing the pipe...

I had an exhaust squeak. After removing the pipe twice I got a squeak at the header/pipe join. After several heating and cooling cycles and some spirited riding and tightening it just went away.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7,275
Views: 1,148,811
Posted By shardzero
Silly question.. The radiator fan? How do you go...

Silly question.. The radiator fan? How do you go about checking it? Remove and reinstall? You'd be a bit worried about where that metal came from!
Forum: Australia 01-28-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,207
Posted By shardzero
I agree, to change a hock out because 'everyone'...

I agree, to change a hock out because 'everyone' is doing it is silly. I am going to see what BMW say when I bring it in on Saturday. For me the bike is longterm and having it 2 years I plan on at...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,648
Posted By shardzero
I use a can of toughen-the-f#ck-up. :lol3

I use a can of toughen-the-f#ck-up. :lol3
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