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Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Crofty
Do your research but still the place to get your...

Do your research but still the place to get your tyres from i reckon, they are excellent.

Not quite as cheap due to the current $ value obviously, but will have them at your door fast.
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 18,910
Posted By Crofty
Thanks mate, i'll firm things up sooner rather...

Thanks mate, i'll firm things up sooner rather than later. Just got my redundancy bullet fired my way on Thursday, so it appears i will have time off.............:freaky
Forum: Australia 04-02-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,786
Views: 283,674
Posted By Crofty
I was running UHD tubes and pressure anywhere...

I was running UHD tubes and pressure anywhere from 15 psi to maybe 25 psi trying to find a happy place :D
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5,786
Views: 283,674
Posted By Crofty
DR stuff. Whatever you do, DON"T put a...

DR stuff.

Whatever you do, DON"T put a dunlop d606 on the FRONT, you will hate yourself, your bike and anyone near you as the farken things will not track on the dirt :deal

A 606 on the rear is...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 18,910
Posted By Crofty
G'day, looks like I might have time off and was...

G'day, looks like I might have time off and was thinking about hitting the Flinders, then remembered this ride.

Is it too late to come along, or is it ok to wing it, turn up and try to find a spot...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5,786
Views: 283,674
Posted By Crofty
Hello GTR. I have moved back recently to the...

Hello GTR. I have moved back recently to the Western District from Sunny Tasmania, currently living in Ballarat. By recently i mean 6 months, but i have spent most of that time at work.

Grew up...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5,786
Views: 283,674
Posted By Crofty
Good work. What carby has it got on it?

Good work. What carby has it got on it?
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
Man, i am missing being in Tassie :cry I...

Man, i am missing being in Tassie :cry I shouldn't open this thread.
Forum: Australia 02-11-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14,848
Views: 2,046,902
Posted By Crofty
Wanted: Stock right hand mirror and a stock...

Wanted:

Stock right hand mirror and a stock indicator if anyone has any laying around they want to sell?

I'm located in Ballarat if that helps.

thanks,

crofty
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,636
Posted By Crofty
Well that is odd, I've never known the Gladstone...

Well that is odd, I've never known the Gladstone shop or pub to be shut or not able to provide a feed on a weekend at lunchtime.
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,636
Posted By Crofty
What's wrong with Gladstone?

What's wrong with Gladstone?
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
Good luck Flickit!

Good luck Flickit!
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By Crofty
Be sure there are a few of us that appreciate the...

Be sure there are a few of us that appreciate the effort you put in Flickit :freaky

I smashed my GoPro to bits and lost interest in starting to put any footage together.

We used to have all our...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,775
Posted By Crofty
I have nearly every issue, apart from the 1st one...

I have nearly every issue, apart from the 1st one and a few along the way. I enjoyed reading it.

Hope they have success in whatever they do next :freaky

I'm a subscriber to ADVmag, seems...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,768
Posted By Crofty
Cameron Corner ...

Cameron Corner
http://i581.photobucket.com/albums/ss260/Crofty78/APC%20Rally%202012/DSCF1207Medium.jpg (http://s581.photobucket.com/user/Crofty78/media/APC%20Rally%202012/DSCF1207Medium.jpg.html)
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,768
Posted By Crofty
Woods Point ...

Woods Point

http://i581.photobucket.com/albums/ss260/Crofty78/DSCF0062800x600.jpg (http://s581.photobucket.com/user/Crofty78/media/DSCF0062800x600.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,957
Posted By Crofty
Great work Dan!

Great work Dan!
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Crofty
Thanks for the replies, it is indeed a bit...

Thanks for the replies, it is indeed a bit confusing.

Anyway, washer will stay out. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Crofty
1977 R100S Forks question

G'day, just in the process of re-building my forks. When I pulled the dampening rods apart there was no fibre washer on top of the metal ring. part #15.

From the Max parts list I got the...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
I'm glad i was only there for the 1st night...

I'm glad i was only there for the 1st night :freaky

That old bloke was, err, different :D
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
The Weldbrough pub is very bike friendly these...

The Weldbrough pub is very bike friendly these days. Don't avoid it due to past experiences.
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
Great stuff! Make sure your go pros are...

Great stuff!

Make sure your go pros are tethered, i had a mount break while riding on the bitumen and smashed the camera to bits.

Warranty is useless "brackets are warranted for 1 use"
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By Crofty
This is Hawkesdale? I used live in Hamilton...

This is Hawkesdale?

I used live in Hamilton and i still get over that way a fair bit as Mum and Dad are still farming at Mortlake.
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 30,991
Posted By Crofty
Some of you big tough blokes should take up...

Some of you big tough blokes should take up knitting.

Jump on a real cause and boycott GoPro's Aussie distributor, 1 use warranty on brackets, now there is some rubbish............
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,507
Posted By Crofty
The D606 is the worst front tyre i've ever used...

The D606 is the worst front tyre i've ever used on the DR.

It hangs on ok in smooth gravel but in sand and ruts it will make you hate the bike. I have a half worn out bridgestone M403 on the...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,811
Posted By Crofty
Ready set go :lurk

Ready set go :lurk
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,700
Posted By Crofty
Good info here. I also have a 1977 R100S i...

Good info here. I also have a 1977 R100S i picked up last year.

The journey so far has been great, very satisfying compared to working on modern dirtbikes :freaky...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
Ah the olde Ben lomond loop eh :D There's a...

Ah the olde Ben lomond loop eh :D

There's a bit you missed i reckon flickit, bit hard to find near storeys creek and comes out north of Rossarden.

Old convict road with nice stacked rock walls...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
Plenty of action in here! Been for a couple...

Plenty of action in here!

Been for a couple of rides in the last week. All last minute decisions. Last Wednesday was Evandale, Ben Lomond, south esk, cokers rd to mathinna plains, legerwood and...
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Crofty
Well i checked to see if it was the breather...

Well i checked to see if it was the breather system by removing the airbox to carby boot. I thought i had it until it warmed up and started smoking the shed out again, dammit.

Engine starts to...
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Crofty
:D Well there is burning oil and then there is...

:D Well there is burning oil and then there is smoking the shed out........
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Crofty
Thanks mate, i'll check it out.

Thanks mate, i'll check it out.
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Crofty
1977 R100S Burning oil

I picked up a 1977 R100S late last year that has been off the road since 1984 and largely sat around with the occasional start up.

Cleaned the carbies up and it ran ok, and burnt no oil. Pulled...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 45,942
Posted By Crofty
Thanks Sylvia, great photos :freaky

Thanks Sylvia, great photos :freaky
Forum: Australia 09-25-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
Thanks Bof :freaky When you getting a big...

Thanks Bof :freaky

When you getting a big bore........?
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,806
Posted By Crofty
Great work! Can't wait to get back to the...

Great work! Can't wait to get back to the flinders ranges!
Forum: Australia 09-09-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
Your posts are great Flickit, full of info and...

Your posts are great Flickit, full of info and tracks i hadn't even ridden myself.:D
Forum: Australia 08-29-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
I think there is a two day ride on the 14 th Sept...

I think there is a two day ride on the 14 th Sept too up around lake leaks, spud was sorting something out. Have a look at oldfartriders.com
Forum: Australia 08-29-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
Fantastic. Spud and I were around lake leake area...

Fantastic. Spud and I were around lake leake area on satty. :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-21-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 598,789
Posted By Crofty
Yes you can get around Ben Lomond on a big bike...

Yes you can get around Ben Lomond on a big bike no worries, English town, Storeys Creek, around to Mathinna. Haven't done it for a while but a nice ride.

Avenue track over near Evercreech has a...
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