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Forum: Racing 08-22-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,656
Posted By Lupine128
that fairing design is just gagging for a sticker...

that fairing design is just gagging for a sticker kit of teeth eating the front end...
someone with any kind of artistic talent at all needs to do this.
Forum: Australia 08-17-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,710
Posted By Lupine128
Well, I've got my leave in, I've booked in at the...

Well, I've got my leave in, I've booked in at the caravan park for Saturday, I've organized with work to borrow some bench space at our blacktown store to do tyres and oil, and my wife doesn't want...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,884,652
Posted By Lupine128
I've got one in the shed if you're interested. ...

I've got one in the shed if you're interested.
As far as I know it's not nicked, written off or rooted.
Drop me a pm.
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By Lupine128
the down side to just running heavier weight...

the down side to just running heavier weight (thicker) oil is that it is more prone to cavitation/aeration. used to be known as foaming.
if you force a thicker oil through the same size hole (or...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 169,265
Posted By Lupine128
Hey thompy, Good to see you found the place. I...

Hey thompy,
Good to see you found the place. I told you Will would be the man.
Now I can see a photo it looks like will is right. If you open up the other fork you'll likely find an internal...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By Lupine128
I ran 606 front and rear for a couple of years...

I ran 606 front and rear for a couple of years until Ron grant got me to try the mt21.
Much better tyre. More stable on and off road, less prone to washing out.
Then I tried the scorpion rally on...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,138
Posted By Lupine128
Done. Thanks for doing this for him Phil. ...

Done.
Thanks for doing this for him Phil.
I'll even forgive you for trying to kill me that year on the break up ride...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,138
Posted By Lupine128
In. Strummer got Boo riding off road for the...

In.
Strummer got Boo riding off road for the first time.
As he has for many many others.
Say where and when and I'll haul as many people along as I can.
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,746
Posted By Lupine128
My DR will hit 100,000 in the next week or two. ...

My DR will hit 100,000 in the next week or two.
It's used one clutch, one clutch cable and one set of throttle cables.That's it.
It's still on the factory set valve clearances.
Doesn't use any...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,435
Posted By Lupine128
i filled the survey out and took the time to fill...

i filled the survey out and took the time to fill in the comments as well.
i made special mention of the SE freeway near springwood outbound, and the centenary highway both ways as areas that would...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Lupine128
i reckon he'll throw some knobs onto an indian...

i reckon he'll throw some knobs onto an indian and re-live the glory days.
he is that old, isn't he?
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,259
Posted By Lupine128
Nah, I put 80% of it back together during my...

Nah, I put 80% of it back together during my lunch break.
As I said, it's a completely untried bike. I rode it for about 3 hours a couple of months ago out at dayboro forest then pulled it to bits...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,259
Posted By Lupine128
I like the idea of a sweep rider for the sweep...

I like the idea of a sweep rider for the sweep rider.
If the WR is finished I might even ride that, seeing as I'd have a sweep rider for the sweep rider.
That way if the very cheap, completely...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,884,652
Posted By Lupine128
I put one on the front of my DR about 5K ago. I...

I put one on the front of my DR about 5K ago.
I was running 606's for a couple of years, then ron grant swapped me over to the MT21's. they were way better than the 606's for a number of reasons....
Forum: Australia 05-16-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,974
Posted By Lupine128
just for variety, perhaps a dissenting opinion. ...

just for variety, perhaps a dissenting opinion.
if you are single, and earning, and have all your basics and a few luxuries covered, go for it as a loan.

it will do a few things.
if you don't...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By Lupine128
I just shove them in my bag. I give out one on...

I just shove them in my bag.
I give out one on pretty much every group ride so they don't last long enough in there to crack or perish.
Unless I'm riding with Derek in which case he'll need all...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,259
Posted By Lupine128
In. Let me know if you need a sweep. Tool...

In.
Let me know if you need a sweep.
Tool Kit of Doom on deck.
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By Lupine128
Try this first. Let the tube right down. ...

Try this first.
Let the tube right down.
Get the rear wheel off the ground.
Spin the wheel backwards as fast as you can, then stomp the brake.
About half of the time the tube will move just...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 45,152
Posted By Lupine128
I said last year that a friend and I would go...

I said last year that a friend and I would go down to condo this year with a bunch of go pro rigs and film a load of stuff.
Instead of that, I bought an old WR400 and started a bit of a project. ...
Forum: Australia 04-01-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,337
Posted By Lupine128
We've had mixed results with the Chinese bikes. ...

We've had mixed results with the Chinese bikes.
Some have been pretty good (mostly the Lifan motors) and some have been REALLY bad.
The good ones based on the Lifan motors are a reasonable piece...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,884,652
Posted By Lupine128
Cut 'em off and replace them with some hi-ten...

Cut 'em off and replace them with some hi-ten bought at the bolt shop.
It will be cheaper than a shop working on them.
I work in a shop and it's most likely what I'd do anyway.
Whole job should...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By Lupine128
If you are flying somewhere for the purpose of...

If you are flying somewhere for the purpose of buying your gear, then fly to Sydney.
Don't lock yourself into one store, take a day or two and wander around a bunch of them.
As an example, team...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,158
Posted By Lupine128
I've got some wide brimmed cloth hat thing we got...

I've got some wide brimmed cloth hat thing we got at a surf store for $12. Made by billabong. It fold down pretty small, looks stupid and I won't kill myself if I lose it.
When that's not available...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,513
Posted By Lupine128
I'm looking at doing a sidecar for the DR in the...

I'm looking at doing a sidecar for the DR in the next couple of years and I've been talking to Dave Kellett. I've got some very specific ideas that I want to work in and he's got good answers. He's...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By Lupine128
There's a guy down near where I work that has a...

There's a guy down near where I work that has a little blue Suzy mity boy. The thing has some fuck off huge motor shoe horned into it that sticks through the fire wall into the main cabin and it...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,884,652
Posted By Lupine128
Sigh. I work in a shop. We don't have a...

Sigh.
I work in a shop.
We don't have a dyno.
We farm out our dyno work very carefully because a dyno is not always the best way to get what a customer wants.
With all the variables inherent...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,303
Posted By Lupine128
No. That looks like it is a modified mountain...

No.
That looks like it is a modified mountain bob MTB trailer.
It has no level of roadworthy for Australia.
You might get away with it briefly, but it will all end in tears.
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Lupine128
I got a set of No Fear mix pants few years ago....

I got a set of No Fear mix pants few years ago. They were cheap, solid, and they fit well. I'm still using them 3-4 years later. They haven't torn or let go at the seams or even sagged out in the...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,884,652
Posted By Lupine128
Thought I might just drop in a small bit of info...

Thought I might just drop in a small bit of info on jump starting a bike.
It's fine to jump a bike off a car, even modern efi/ecm jobbies, but you need to do it the right way. I know everyone knows...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,167
Posted By Lupine128
I've sort of stayed out of this since a while ago...

I've sort of stayed out of this since a while ago to see what developed.
Has anyone talking about how easy it is to click a few buttons and order what you want ever set up an online business? How...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,673
Posted By Lupine128
I worked for a short while as a bicycle mechanic...

I worked for a short while as a bicycle mechanic for a tour team. It was always interesting, and informative, to watch and listen to the team managers talk about the tactics. A truely great cyclist...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,673
Posted By Lupine128
I found it quite... poinient? (Poinient will do)...

I found it quite... poinient? (Poinient will do) to listen to peterhansel in one of the Dakar Dreams interviews talking about how he sometimes dreams of entering as a solo/non team rider again to...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,884,652
Posted By Lupine128
I think most DRs suffer from some form of abuse....

I think most DRs suffer from some form of abuse. I know mine does.
It gets beaten like a red headed step child for months at a time then randomly treated with respect and kindness for a single...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,305
Posted By Lupine128
Three models. Cb500f, naked/bikini faired...

Three models.
Cb500f, naked/bikini faired version.
Cbr500r, full fairing sports bike lookalike.
Cb500x, cross tourer.

The f and the r are the same bike with different fairings. The x has a...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,167
Posted By Lupine128
I am really going to go now, I promise. I just...

I am really going to go now, I promise.
I just edited my last post a bit to answer the question about the wreckers thing. And I wanted to say that, no I'm not an unusual service advisor or tech....
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,167
Posted By Lupine128
I've been home for more than 5 minutes now. ...

I've been home for more than 5 minutes now.
I've had a drink and a shower, and I've just watched the dakar update.
All in all I'm in a little better mood than I was when I wrote my last post.
I...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,167
Posted By Lupine128
Puke Sigh. At the risk of starting another...

Sigh.
At the risk of starting another "stealership" fight, how do you cost service?
I'm well aware how many people are about to jump in here with stories about how badly they were served or how...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,593
Posted By Lupine128
At the risk of derailing the diversion by posting...

At the risk of derailing the diversion by posting slightly on topic
http://motorbikewriter.com/clarification-on-helmet-mounted-cameras/
Forum: Australia 01-01-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,884,652
Posted By Lupine128
Mine starts flickering as soon as it gets hot,...

Mine starts flickering as soon as it gets hot, and in traffic it fails completely.
I'm thinking it's the sender itself that's failing. I keep meaning to fix it and never quite get round to it. ...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 1,884,652
Posted By Lupine128
K&N. One piece, no cage, better breathing and...

K&N.
One piece, no cage, better breathing and last for ages.
Lots of sweep riding, lots of dust, so far no dusted motor.
And reasonably cheap for how long they last.
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