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Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
jingellic this Friday night?

Anyone interested in catching up for an ale, this Friday night at Jingellic pub ????

I will be leaving here after work on Friday, expect to be down there around 7:30/8:00 pm.

On my way to the...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,697
Posted By dobbo
I did not go this year, first one of missed for...

I did not go this year, first one of missed for about 8yrs.
I used to really enjoy the campground antics; when it was only bikes allowed in and what ever they could carry.
However, the last...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Took the Dr, to check out the road into and out...

Took the Dr, to check out the road into and out off the Autumn Leaf Rally site (Tumorrama hall)

As l am planning to take the XJR to this rally, l really didn't want any dirt.
From Tumut to...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,758
Posted By dobbo
I went and checked out Tumorrama hall today. ...

I went and checked out Tumorrama hall today.
From Tumut, l headed out the Wee Jasper rd, (trying to avoid dirt) took a right at Bombowlee creek rd, towards Canberra (Brindabella), @ 21km mark,...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Catz: do you really want to get mixed up with...

Catz: do you really want to get mixed up with this mob???? :rofl

Welcome mate, if I'm down that way, or you wish for something different and head north, I'll look you up for a ride.

...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,758
Posted By dobbo
So close and have never been! disgraceful...

So close and have never been! disgraceful :eek1

So this year, I plan to get over this this event, trying to convince the missus to pillion over with me.
Both being ex-service person's, we...
Forum: Australia 02-22-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Anyone going to the 'Cold Flame Rally' ? (7th...

Anyone going to the 'Cold Flame Rally' ? (7th March)

Looks like i've managed to score Sat 7th off, so might head over for the night, just have to be back in Wogga by 5pm on Sunday to start...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,053
Posted By dobbo
"Mum, look what I found!, can we keep him?,...

"Mum, look what I found!, can we keep him?, pleeeeeeeeease!"
Forum: Australia 02-13-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,053
Posted By dobbo
Like, are you following me?????

Like, are you following me?????
Forum: Australia 02-11-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 609,753
Posted By dobbo
Hi, trying to chase up a 'L' Vacuum release...

Hi,
trying to chase up a 'L' Vacuum release plate for a keihin mx fcr39mm carbi??

For my cousin, he's having a hard time with his life issues at the moment, and for him restoring an old KTM,...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
It was interesting! Came across 2 bikes that had...

It was interesting! Came across 2 bikes that had binned it on the section between St Albans - wisemans, both ok, but wizzed by me like rockets just moments before l had to pick them up.
Bells Line...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
I departed today ( Thursday), got as far as...

I departed today ( Thursday), got as far as Crookwell, then had a few dramas, that l thought 'i had better head back home to sort out' (no, not the DR!), so more like a 400km practice run.
So i'm...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
I am Woody, leaving on Thursday 5th and home on...

I am Woody, leaving on Thursday 5th and home on Monday 9th.
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
I can't make any get together, work getting in...

I can't make any get together, work getting in the way.
Scored the worst roster for this festive season.....
24,25,26,27 Dec, then 1,2,3,4th Jan followed by weekend work for the rest of January...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
karuah river rally: any interest???

Hi all,

I am thinking about going to the Karuah River Rally (6-8th Feb 2015)
http://www.bmwtcnsw.org.au/club/?p=3485 (http://www.bmwtcnsw.org.au/club/?p=3485)

Leaving Wagga on the Thursday...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Fayes, Good to see you back in the game! How...

Fayes,
Good to see you back in the game!
How are you holding up?
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,393
Posted By dobbo
+1

+1
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,348
Posted By dobbo
Fantastic news! Yes, he is one tough bugger:eek1

Fantastic news!
Yes, he is one tough bugger:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 105,382
Views: 20,916,470
Posted By dobbo
I used gasket stripper to clean up the piston,...

I used gasket stripper to clean up the piston, around the valves and the lip around the top of the bore, worked well :-)
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,345
Posted By dobbo
Trev, book me in for them all. Might as well make...

Trev, book me in for them all. Might as well make a decent ride out of it! :evil
Thanks Dobbo
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Flinders classic 2015. (30th April - 4th May) ...

Flinders classic 2015. (30th April - 4th May)

Come on fellas, anyone interested in this one?
lets get the ROAR up and running again.

I did it last year, fantastic is all I can say:clap
...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,345
Posted By dobbo
Hi Trev, after the great event last year,...

Hi Trev,

after the great event last year, count me in:clap
Dobbo.... 1 campsite please.

I will start working on a couple of others around here, that keep talking the talk.


Leave app...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By dobbo
Try, pulling the lever in and tying it there,...

Try, pulling the lever in and tying it there, leave it engage overnight and see if this helps.

from memory, the Magura clutch on my KTM did not take Dot4 (was even highlighted in the manual as do...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 132,220
Posted By dobbo
Thought I'd share a pic of my 2007 Yamaha...

Thought I'd share a pic of my 2007 Yamaha XJR1300.
1251cc, 5 speed, inline 4. my bike is the first of the FI models, the current models still look awesome, as well as the older carby models.
This...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 105,382
Views: 20,916,470
Posted By dobbo
I have one of these: ...

I have one of these:
http://i663.photobucket.com/albums/uu351/rojodo/other%20pics/DSC_0076_zps8e37acef.jpg (http://s663.photobucket.com/user/rojodo/media/other%20pics/DSC_0076_zps8e37acef.jpg.html)...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14,732
Views: 2,015,348
Posted By dobbo
@Ockrocket I've had a few Pirelli MT21 tyres...

@Ockrocket
I've had a few Pirelli MT21 tyres on the front, which I have found great for both tar and dirt; however, they do wear funny, almost scolloping!

teammoto have a deal on Dunlop 606...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Glad I missed this recent ride! Hope all...

Glad I missed this recent ride!

Hope all goes well with Ian, and a full and speedy recovery.

As Fayes said, the coppers do a tough job, and are appreciated when you need them (not so, when...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Gra, I will not be there Sondie, as some...

Gra,

I will not be there Sondie, as some have to work to fund your extravagant lifestyle...:rofl

Say g'day to the bright boys for me.

Working on Kimpo, to buy a DR.

Have a good ride.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 105,382
Views: 20,916,470
Posted By dobbo
Soak them in oil for 24 hrs, they swell and...

Soak them in oil for 24 hrs, they swell and you'll get another 10k out of them.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 14,732
Views: 2,015,348
Posted By dobbo
Nice pick up Ock, just add fuel and get going...

Nice pick up Ock, just add fuel and get going :clap

When the tyres are buggered, then add something suited to your riding style.

My Safari is around 7 years old now, still have the standard...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
got out for a casual 250km today, found a nice...

got out for a casual 250km today, found a nice piece of dirt up behind Mount-Ulandra (South of Cootamundra).

Yammatree road then onto Brawlin Springs road, followed by Back Brawlin road into...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Mark, I went into Paddy's River Dam, via Bago...

Mark,
I went into Paddy's River Dam, via Bago Forest rd, just out of Tumbarumba.
Just follow this road, which will get you onto Hardys rd, then into the dam on Houlihans track.

However, l did...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Calling UncGra, Calling UncGra ..... Legend! ...

Calling UncGra, Calling UncGra ..... Legend!

Ran my Safari as far as I could and managed 707km :clap, this is with stock gearing 15/41 on the DR. Still had a small amount in the bottom of the...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,988
Posted By dobbo
Have a great Trout boys & girls; I cant make it...

Have a great Trout boys & girls; I cant make it this year :cry

Chatting to a bird at Khancoban earlier in the week, she informed me that an additional 8 plod are to be stationed there this...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,287
Posted By dobbo
Yes. It is sealed from Tumbarumba to Cabramurra. ...

Yes. It is sealed from Tumbarumba to Cabramurra.
Takes about an hour to cover this section.
Some tight corners, just stay well left and keep an eye out for 4wd towing boats, especially the bottom...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,287
Posted By dobbo
Cabramurra to Khancoban :clap It is up there...

Cabramurra to Khancoban :clap
It is up there with the top rides.

Any road, in any direction around Tumbarumba.

Did the loop today from Tumbarumba up the Elliot Way to Cabramurra, then down to...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,287
Posted By dobbo
I know where your speaking off...... yep it's up...

I know where your speaking off...... yep it's up there:clap

Did Thredbo to Tom Groggin last week, nice road but the 60kph speed limit from top to bottom just farks it for me.

I think the Omeo...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 33,085
Posted By dobbo
Fantastic Ride Report mate!:clap I very...

Fantastic Ride Report mate!:clap

I very rarely read a ride report from start to finish; however, your has allowed me a great insight into USA and it's vast changing landscape.

I do not like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 105,382
Views: 20,916,470
Posted By dobbo
Hi, I fitted the Procycle JE High Comp Piston...

Hi,
I fitted the Procycle JE High Comp Piston 10.5:1 to my stock DR.
I made no other adjustments/mods, just swapped out the piston to freshen things up. (standard carby/jetting also)
30,000 km...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,291
Views: 249,808
Posted By dobbo
Got away for 4 days for riding with a 'Legend'...

Got away for 4 days for riding with a 'Legend' around the Vic High country, finishing at the Kosciuszko Rally at Geehi Hut.

First day we had 5 riders, 1 from Myrtleford on a tiger800xc, 2 from...
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