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Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 580,029
Posted By Jeffro66
I had the same problem on mine when I bought it...

I had the same problem on mine when I bought it (second hand). Pulled out onto the highway the first time and it started to wobble at about 95kmh and was really scary at 110. Dropped the front to...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,968
Posted By Jeffro66
Aussies Killed in Uganda

Sad to read today about an Australian couple living the dream travelling the world by motorcycle were killed in an accident in Uganda 3 months into there 2 year adventure.
...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,908
Posted By Jeffro66
The highway heading North from Cairns along the...

The highway heading North from Cairns along the coast, past Port Douglas, across the Daintree river and up through the Daintree looks pretty good. I was up there last week (sadly not on a bike)...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By Jeffro66
There is another trail on the opposite side of of...

There is another trail on the opposite side of of the Putty road near the south end of the Old Bulga Rd that is a good little ride. It doesn't go anywhere I have heard but it is still a nice 15km or...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,093
Posted By Jeffro66
I usually put the front wheel into the corned...

I usually put the front wheel into the corned behind the drivers seat with the back in the opposite corner. That way the bike doesn't hanfg out the back as far and puts less load on the tailgate....
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By Jeffro66
I had the RR952's on my 690 and hated them. The...

I had the RR952's on my 690 and hated them. The were unpredicatable on the loose stuff for cornoeringand had you fishtailing all over the place in sand and under acceleration on loose stuff.
I have...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 50,275
Posted By Jeffro66
I think that is Minichello in there, he would be...

I think that is Minichello in there, he would be the last one left in that picture though Luke Lewis is the only current Blue that has played in a winning series I think.
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 50,275
Posted By Jeffro66
Turns out when dislocated the shoulder he...

Turns out when dislocated the shoulder he fracture it and tore some ligaments. Having dislocated my shoulder before and tearing the rotator cuff off the bone and can tell you it hurt like hell but as...
Forum: Australia 05-12-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,446
Posted By Jeffro66
As OFBM said I had the Rally Raid D908's front...

As OFBM said I had the Rally Raid D908's front and rear. On good roads with a bit of moisture they were great but any loose gravel and slightly shiny wet section and it was a nightmare (though rider...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By Jeffro66
Top speed would definately depend on the gearing....

Top speed would definately depend on the gearing. I don't about the gear box ratio's in the SM compared with the E but with 2 sets of wheels you can have the motard wheels with a smaller sprocket for...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,618
Posted By Jeffro66
I had a similar experience where I was having...

I had a similar experience where I was having some of the worst back pain I had ever had. I came off the bike one day and dislocated my shoulder tearing the rotator cuff off the bone but the back...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,618
Posted By Jeffro66
I have been dealing with almost daily back pain...

I have been dealing with almost daily back pain for 20 years due to an old sporting injury to a disc.

Try Pulling your knees to your chest and rocking (head to toe direction). Then straighten...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 35,378
Posted By Jeffro66
Eek What a wunch of bankers. Fark me!!! Bikes...

What a wunch of bankers. Fark me!!!

Bikes break down and can't always be fixed on the road and people sometimes need to be rescued/recovered it's just a fact of adventure riding.

I thought...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,248
Posted By Jeffro66
Terry you are pretty much the same size as I was...

Terry you are pretty much the same size as I was when I had my DRZ, not that I am much different now. Most bikes are set up for the 70 to 80 kg rider from the factory I have read in more than a few...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 983
Posted By Jeffro66
You could try Grays online auctions, I have...

You could try Grays online auctions, I have bought a bike through them but never sold.
Forum: Australia 05-06-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,055
Posted By Jeffro66
I don't know about other states but in NSW most...

I don't know about other states but in NSW most speed cameras take a picture of the rear of the vehicle. I was actually told they all did but I proved that theory wrong one day. Before that I had...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,708
Posted By Jeffro66
Thumb Mine turned up today. Shame I am now heading...

Mine turned up today. Shame I am now heading overseas and won't get to use it for a couple of years.

Thanks for all the work Ollie
Forum: Australia 02-26-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Jeffro66
I have one of these ...

I have one of these

http://www.motow.com.au/shop.php

It is also only rated to about 160kg.

I used it behind my Jeep Grand Cherokee. I also fitted lights and a number plate to it as the...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,708
Posted By Jeffro66
Opps. Sorry, forgot to say that I will have one...

Opps. Sorry, forgot to say that I will have one as well.
Forum: Australia 02-06-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,708
Posted By Jeffro66
Looking at the website I they are sold as fuel...

Looking at the website I they are sold as fuel bladders (there also sell water bladders), also, if me and my bike drop 5m the bladder will be the least of my worries :lol3
Forum: Australia 02-06-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Jeffro66
Putty Rd closing at Bulga 22/2-7/3

Noticed signs up today stating the bridge at Bulga will be closed from Feb 22nd until March 7th for repairs in case anyone was planning a trip that way.
Forum: Australia 01-27-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 560,292
Posted By Jeffro66
I was in Greece a few years back and remember...

I was in Greece a few years back and remember thinking it looked like you could ride to the top of any of the mountains. Of course from a distance they look easier, a bit like the video if you didn't...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,590
Posted By Jeffro66
As I heard it from a mate tat was involved, the...

As I heard it from a mate tat was involved, the venting issue turned out to be an overfilling issue and the other thing that I know of that wentwrong was the extra oil tank cracked.
As for the...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By Jeffro66
Have you tried here ...

Have you tried here

https://myrta.com/VehicleHistoryCheck/
Forum: Australia 01-12-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 27,384
Posted By Jeffro66
This is a compilation of a few different rides...

This is a compilation of a few different rides done over the last 2 years or so on a few different bikes I have had.

http://youtu.be/mYiXSaMk0os
Forum: Australia 01-12-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 27,384
Posted By Jeffro66
My local playground, there are a few different...

My local playground, there are a few different camera angles used for this one.

http://youtu.be/rfI6JJa1F7o
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Jeffro66
Teknik Suspension do good work as well. They are...

Teknik Suspension do good work as well. They are out Penrith way.

http://www.teknikracing.com/
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jeffro66
If you can keep both, do it. If you do have to...

If you can keep both, do it. If you do have to choose a single option I reckon the Tenere is the way to go. Upgrade the suspension (Tekniks have done wonders with a mates Tenere) and it will do just...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,732
Posted By Jeffro66
Let me just start by apologising for sending what...

Let me just start by apologising for sending what was an interesting thread south with my opinion/ thoughts on the subject. After having read the first few pages and scanning the rest of the posts, I...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,732
Posted By Jeffro66
Have you ever seen a motorcycle on a high wire,...

Have you ever seen a motorcycle on a high wire, you know the one with the bars hanging below and the assistant on the bars under the bike.

By someone the reckoning of the smartest man in the...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,732
Posted By Jeffro66
Thumbs down I think it is you who missed my point, depending...

I think it is you who missed my point, depending on where you place the weight vertically (as in the case of on a motorcycle) be it higher on the bike or at a lower point will depend on where the CoG...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,732
Posted By Jeffro66
Those guys need to get lower on the bike order to...

Those guys need to get lower on the bike order to get the bike to lean enough due to the speeds they are cornering at. Completely different to what is being discussed here.

Put simply;
Once you...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,798
Posted By Jeffro66
I could be wrong but it sounds as though you are...

I could be wrong but it sounds as though you are splicing in after the switch/button for indicators and horn, you need to tap into the system before the switches I would think.
Forum: Australia 07-27-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,134
Posted By Jeffro66
I can't remember what I was wearing the first...

I can't remember what I was wearing the first time, probably clear lense goggles but last time I was wearing lightly tinted brown safety glasses.
Forum: Australia 07-27-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,134
Posted By Jeffro66
I should also mention that it can be difficult to...

I should also mention that it can be difficult to see the true shape of the ground. I had a bad experience a few years ago when I thought I was jumping over a little grassy mound only to find a big...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,134
Posted By Jeffro66
I had my DRZ400 on Stockton a few times without...

I had my DRZ400 on Stockton a few times without too many problems. As has been said, a knobby tyre will do fine but not if it is too worn.
Steering is difficult at low speed as the front wheel just...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,937
Posted By Jeffro66
Just be careful if it's a Safari brand 17L as the...

Just be careful if it's a Safari brand 17L as the reserve is only good for about 1km due to the position of the fuel tap, at least that was the case with mine.
Forum: Australia 03-29-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,949
Posted By Jeffro66
You could try plumbers, air conditioner,...

You could try plumbers, air conditioner, refrigeration installation places. They may have some offcuts of copper, aluminium or stainless tube you could use. Also hydraulics places or instrument...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,517
Posted By Jeffro66
I dropped my fully loaded weestrom in a servo at...

I dropped my fully loaded weestrom in a servo at Dubbo one time. Came out after paying and jumped on only top realise the ket was still in my pocket. Went to lean the bike over on to the side stand...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 28,413
Posted By Jeffro66
I fitted the M12 to my DRZ and like you, had to...

I fitted the M12 to my DRZ and like you, had to drop the pressure on the front to get any decent grip on the front, tha rear was great. What I found though was the more the front knobs wore down the...
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