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Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5,523
Views: 378,543
Posted By Thunder Dan
One for the SA boys & girls.

I'm not big on hip hop, but digging this

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Song about a 1980's...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5,523
Views: 378,543
Posted By Thunder Dan
:lol3 Awesome Neil, haven't heard that since the...

:lol3 Awesome Neil, haven't heard that since the High School disco :rilla
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-01-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 17,791
Views: 5,476,312
Posted By Thunder Dan
G'day MrMRVA, From the Brake Disc...

G'day MrMRVA,

From the Brake Disc mounting face on the Hub back to the edge of the Rim is 21.5mm:

...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 371,998
Posted By Thunder Dan
:tb:tb:tb

:tb:tb:tb
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 371,998
Posted By Thunder Dan
Talking Getting there, slowly..........

Hey Guys,

Coming up 3yrs (:huh) on the '87 XL600V TransAlp restoration, and thought a couple of progress photo's might be interesting:

...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 371,998
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey Simmo, There is a Silver DID rear rim...

Hey Simmo,

There is a Silver DID rear rim on ebay at the moment.
You can get the rim re-anodised. The process isn't as expensive as you might think. I had 2 x rims anodised for about $140.
...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 371,998
Posted By Thunder Dan
:lol3:lol3:lol3 Yeah, I think in the manual they...

:lol3:lol3:lol3 Yeah, I think in the manual they refer to "Removing the frame from the engine" :lol3:lol3:lol3

It's certainly a mission to get out. Pretty sure I had my frame wrapped / taped in...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 56,503
Posted By Thunder Dan
Fogo Got Another Bike - And You'll Never Guess What Colour....

Fogo's been shopping again this week, and there's another bike in the stable.

C'mon dude, you need to get some pics up of this one - it Purdy :evil


Cheers,

Dan. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-27-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17,791
Views: 5,476,312
Posted By Thunder Dan
Yep, this is nice :thumb

Yep, this is nice :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-27-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17,791
Views: 5,476,312
Posted By Thunder Dan
G'day H'Clam, Just came across this picture,...

G'day H'Clam,

Just came across this picture, and noticed you have a fork brace fitted with non-neoprene type fork gaiters.
If your gaiters are full length, this is a not normally recommended - as...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 515,499
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey Nutter, That's what Hodgo meant....

Hey Nutter,

That's what Hodgo meant. RD03's are the AT650 variant.


Cheers,

Dan. :D
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5,523
Views: 378,543
Posted By Thunder Dan
Dl

A bit more :super

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Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,523
Views: 378,543
Posted By Thunder Dan
GnR

Hell yeah :super

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Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 56,185
Posted By Thunder Dan
The diagram shown in oodeano's link is a new...

The diagram shown in oodeano's link is a new image, that does resemble the prototype bike.

The patent diagram discussed last year, showed an image of a generic road bike shape.

So yes,...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,221
Posted By Thunder Dan
Which brings us to today...:D ...

Which brings us to today...:D



http://ferals5.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bike-stuff/i-tFMfsJk/0/M/IMG_0615-M.jpg

Love the new black bikes :raabia[/QUOTE]

...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 29,775
Posted By Thunder Dan
Broken Leg

Hey Quirky,

I was at Singo M/C's this afternoon. Rob advised someone from Denman who rides a WR250 broke his leg? I asked if it was you, and he said no. But someone you know??

Is it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6,300
Views: 832,571
Posted By Thunder Dan
G'day Pete, Yep I had a look through...

G'day Pete,

Yep I had a look through their website this morning. The parts catalogue was pretty easy to download.


Cheers,

Dan. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6,300
Views: 832,571
Posted By Thunder Dan
Thanks Guys! :thumb Cheers, ...

Thanks Guys! :thumb


Cheers,

Dan. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6,300
Views: 832,571
Posted By Thunder Dan
Husqvarna Online Parts Supplier?

G'day Guys,

Sorry this isn't specifically a TR650 Terra question, but can any of you recommend an Online Husqvarna parts supplier in the USA?

I'd appreciate any suggestions.


...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,469
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey Richo, What they all said - Laurie &...

Hey Richo,

What they all said - Laurie & Dave. Nice guys. I was there on Tuesday getting some TransAlp wheels assembled by Dave. Laurie showed me some his handy work repairing a damaged Yamaha R1...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17,791
Views: 5,476,312
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey JWB, I might be talking out of my...

Hey JWB,

I might be talking out of my arse here, but I think it is to do with the 52 deg V-angle & primary balance. I think if it was any other firing spacing, the engine would shake itself to...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Thunder Dan
G'day Chris, Welcome on board. Keep an...

G'day Chris,

Welcome on board. Keep an eye out for the Hunter Valley / Newcastle riders thread. A few of the boys will post up a day ride or overnighter - Quirky, Rider101 or Darren are the...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 371,998
Posted By Thunder Dan
G'day Guy, I assume you're talking about...

G'day Guy,

I assume you're talking about the '85 - '86 XLV750R?
Don't know about anything over on the West Coast.
I've got a fairly tidy one in the National Motorcycle Museum at Nabiac.
...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,507
Posted By Thunder Dan
Geez, 2011 - I missed that! Well, still...

Geez, 2011 - I missed that!

Well, still got a giggle - so all good.


Dan. :D
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,505
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey DB, Fogo & I are heading out to Crew...

Hey DB,

Fogo & I are heading out to Crew for a team of 6 x bikes. We're pretty time poor, and Fogo's back is still healing - so we're flying from Sydney direct to Alice Springs. Getting there...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,507
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey Mate, look up Team KLX thread in...

Hey Mate,

look up Team KLX thread in Aussie Regional.
Fogo's got plenty of Info, pictures and videos.
With a bit of modding, they can Adv tour.

You didn't just buy a bike from Penrith...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,956
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey Nev, That's gorgeous mate, good find....

Hey Nev,

That's gorgeous mate, good find. :clap
Love this pic of the lil' Honda.


Cheers,

Dan. :D
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,089
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey All, A big thank you to the BMW Club...

Hey All,

A big thank you to the BMW Club for putting on another great weekend :clap
Happy 50th birthday to the club.

It was great to see so many people up there. It was good to meet a...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 29,775
Posted By Thunder Dan
Yep, he's riding well. We went to the TTT last...

Yep, he's riding well. We went to the TTT last year - wet 'n' all. I couldn't keep up with him...


Dan. :D
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,089
Posted By Thunder Dan
:D Hey Pete, Not sure about Fogo....

:D

Hey Pete,

Not sure about Fogo. I know he's rostered off this weekend, but pretty sure they've got a lot going on with the house renovations at the moment...

Weather forecast is...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 29,775
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey 101, You taking the WRR to the KRR on...

Hey 101,

You taking the WRR to the KRR on Saturday? :lol3

BigBoy Pie Eater is meeting up at my place at 10:30 on Saturday morning. Just running up to Gresford and over Bingleburra to...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,089
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey Pete, Looking forward to catching up!...

Hey Pete,

Looking forward to catching up! :clap


Cheers,

Dan. :D
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,124
Posted By Thunder Dan
Hey JP, Welcome on board :wave I...

Hey JP,

Welcome on board :wave

I cannot help much re: KLR groups / forums, though sounds like Facebook might be a shot. Maybe look for a group on Yahoo?

Tyres. I don't have a KLR,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17,791
Views: 5,476,312
Posted By Thunder Dan
G'day Lior, These photos are from early...

G'day Lior,

These photos are from early 2013. Not many modifications since then (apart from modding the shock...)

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv261/danieljbrooker/IMG_1645Small.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 17,791
Views: 5,476,312
Posted By Thunder Dan
G'day Carlos! The '86 - '91 XR250R shock...

G'day Carlos!

The '86 - '91 XR250R shock was a good match for the '87-'88 TransAlps (ie, to match longer forks).

The '89 - Up TransAlps have different length standard shock, and different...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 17,791
Views: 5,476,312
Posted By Thunder Dan
G'day Lior, That was an old photo of the...

G'day Lior,

That was an old photo of the bike from back in 2009 (see Page 471...). The screen was called an 'Eagle Screen', made in Western Australia.
Sorry I don't have the screen anymore,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 17,791
Views: 5,476,312
Posted By Thunder Dan
G'day Guys, My old beast had clocked...

G'day Guys,

My old beast had clocked 160,000kms (100K Miles) and thought I'd give her a bit of a going over:

- New wheel bearings;
- New steering bearings;
- Pro-Link bushes;
- Cleaned,...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,586
Posted By Thunder Dan
+1. Miss that Guy. Absolutely awesome...

+1. Miss that Guy.

Absolutely awesome effort Toby and his team. :clap
Can you just imagine the talk in the camp / bivouac?
The factory team managers would be like "where did this guy come...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 5,523
Views: 378,543
Posted By Thunder Dan
Cloud Control - Promises

Indie band from up in the Blue Mountains.


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Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,523
Posted By Thunder Dan
Kipo, you are 100% correct. Advrider?...

Kipo, you are 100% correct.

Advrider? Probably wouldn't hurt to have a Newbies sticky thread. Good idea.

The ad? Seemed pretty obvious that there was some coaching / demonstrations going...
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