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Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
A big Problem with my new DR650

I have had my great DR650 for 1 year now.

I have not ridden it in 4 weeks.

3 weeks ago I started my bike. I rode it 50 metres and it conked out. I could not start it again. Until the next day....
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Safari Tank review

I've successfully done over 600km or 373 miles on a fully tanked 30L or 7.93 gallon Safari Tank (mostly riding around at 70km/h). Dropped my bike 4 or 5 times on sand and fell off at 10km an hour on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
DR650 Safari Tank opinions

Ahh someone watch my Safari Tank Review and tell me what youozall think:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoeI4dhIcQA

600km (373 miles) on 1 full tank. I've had it for over 3 months now. Dropped...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30,217
Views: 2,268,470
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
A rider's self help lessons

For educational purposes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_x62EdMfmY&feature=youtu.be

On behalf of the edu-ma-kate-d.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Someone knows a bit about auto-electricity : )...

Someone knows a bit about auto-electricity : ) :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 676,354
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Seek first to understand, then to be understood video

Riding mixed in with a bit of psychology:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_x62EdMfmY&feature=youtu.be

If you've never heard about the 7 Habits, click above, and enjoy. For educational purposes...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,823
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Forcefield pants rock, First Gear Hypertex is just as good as Gore-tex.

I spent ages deciding which adventure pants to buy. Money was not an issue - value was. I was weighing up the Klim's with the Dainese Gore-tex and then the First Gear Overpants (with Hyper-tex - the...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,899,073
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
After-market GRIPS on a DR650 rock.

My DR650's got all the extra's. But probably the thing I like most are the after-market handle grips. The standard one's are bloody shit. But the ones I got are soft and nice. Make a markable...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 30,217
Views: 2,268,470
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Perth, Western Australia.

Alright NakedRiderw8w _ o come to Australia and teach me how to ride.
\:bert
http://youtu.be/LQXIhFNvM_g
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
My first bike

Happy with my first bike.
taste.:bert
http://youtu.be/LQXIhFNvM_g
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-17-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 676,354
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
The most isolated city in the world

The most isolated city in the world is Perth, Western Australia. I live here.

Below is just a short video of the place. It's much like any other place, really.

I'll post more Perth unique...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Safari Tank

A Safari Tank product review for the DR650 is here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoeI4dhIcQA

Since the review I've found I can do 600km on one tank. That's a mixture of street riding and...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 49,047
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
zzz zzz

Democracy sux. Lawyers sux. Politicians sux. Police sux. Australia sux. USA sux.
Russia kicks butt. China knows everything. Italians have great Art and South American woman kick butt. Scandanavia...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 330,235
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
That tool kit

I wonder how you got the plastic tool kit container bigger than the stock one. Any change you can share a pic of the container and how it's bolted? Cheers.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 330,235
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Spread 'em

She'd make it all worth it : )
Forum: Australia 09-10-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 49,047
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Erection (election) of the Australian Motorist Party

I wonder what the Australian Motorist Party will 'try' and do about standardising helmet laws and motorcycle tests and licences.

And to reply to a comment I read (I think I saw on this thread),...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 30,217
Views: 2,268,470
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Do you sing while riding?

Does anybody here sing as they ride along??

This is what I was singing yesterday, while on my bike...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HRNNRGhARU&feature=share&list=UUdHaZJwMlbTr1QHpmUG50fw
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Short humour

'The Staying Behind The Truck Song' (merrily sang on my 650 in the rain of Perth, Australia) has been re-edited so that it is no longer than 2n'a'half minutes :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-10-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 676,354
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Mild Humour

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a501/RideAlongAtlas/Stayingbttrucksong_zpsd4f3def1.jpg (http://s1281.photobucket.com/user/RideAlongAtlas/media/Stayingbttrucksong_zpsd4f3def1.jpg.html)...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8,679
Views: 600,073
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Sunday - 3 days ago.

Perth ride, Sunday 25-Aug-13 - with free 'addiction' commentary
http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a501/RideAlongAtlas/ScreenShot2013-08-27at41936PM_zpse5a3794b.png...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 910,113
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Sunday Perth ride

My ride report, Kwinana to Landsdale, Perth WA via the freeway - most of it is a speed up of a 1 hour ride down to 7 minutes. Got some psychology stuff in there too.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Perth, Australia dr-ing.

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a501/RideAlongAtlas/ScreenShot2013-08-27at41936PM_zpse5a3794b.png...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-27-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 676,354
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Perth, Western Australia. Freeway.

From Perth, Western Australia. Speed up of a 1 hour ride down to 7 minutes. It has some psychology audio mixed in and a quote on television.
...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,899,073
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Perth's Freeway

I made a new 7 minute video clip and put it up on my youtube channel. It is a speed up of a 1 hour ride from Kwinana to Landsdale. It's got some psychology audio mixed in and a little quote about...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,559
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
The above looks like the pure-eshite : ) Nice

The above looks like the pure-eshite : ) Nice
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-15-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 676,354
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Experts

If your new to riding on sand this 3 minute video of an expert giving some pointers on how to start doing it well could help save you a lot of injury:

Click on my channel to see the video, i dont...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,559
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Luggage on a dr650

Luggage on a dr650
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 30,217
Views: 2,268,470
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Riding on sand.

An expert shared his off-road soft-sand riding advice to me a little while ago. It's worth watching what he has to say, could save a beginner from burning their clutch like i did (whilst going on a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
What's been happening with my DR650

Burnt my clutch and oil at 2500km. Cause me + Very poor off-road riding.
Safe to say I've made all the classic beginners mistakes - learning off road by myself - I thought I was doing good....
Forum: Australia 08-13-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,899,073
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Hmm a Safari Tank actually looks quite cool on a...

Hmm a Safari Tank actually looks quite cool on a white dr.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
mmm Lifesavers. "Lifesavers, Get a whole lot...

mmm Lifesavers.
"Lifesavers, Get a whole lot more out of life"
Sunkiss
"Drink it in the sun, Sunkiss is the one".
mmm I feel pigging out on lollies and Sunkiss and pretending I'm in the 80's.
...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 49,047
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
[QUOTE=The Pres;22038010]Interesting post. ...

[QUOTE=The Pres;22038010]Interesting post.

Hahaha:clap:rofl:D:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
"You one ugly mother f*cker" said Schwarzenegger...

"You one ugly mother f*cker" said Schwarzenegger to Predator.
"You one uggglllyyy mothuf*cker" said Bike rider to his safari decked out DR650.

My dr650 looks like Michael Jackson. The only thing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Thanks dudes. Yeah I went into the dealer today...

Thanks dudes. Yeah I went into the dealer today and looked at how burnt and shit all the clutch plates were. He attributed it to the bark busters. But would not take any responsibility, believing his...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 49,047
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
The problem with Australia are all these...

The problem with Australia are all these paper-landlords who use banks to buy rental properties. They don't build the house or produce a thing. They just buy what's already been there, using credit,...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 49,047
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
When in court Bobby asked the judge a lot of...

When in court Bobby asked the judge a lot of questions

:y0! went little Bobby.

:boid was the Judge's reply.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
It's been driven 900km with the clutch lever...

It's been driven 900km with the clutch lever about 3mm open the whole time - when releasing the clutch...The dealership who installed the Barkbusters had the Barkbuster & clutch lever touching....
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,781,044
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Anyone got a pic of a DR650 clutch? Followed by...

Anyone got a pic of a DR650 clutch?
Followed by a pic of a burnt out DR650 clutch?
How much shit can a clutch take before it burns out? Any idea on how many minutes?:splat:patch
If the clutch...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,559
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
Cool2 Thought this thread-part was useful info for us new-luggage seekers.

Here it is, from a thread I follow (cause I have a dr650):
Forum: Australia 07-27-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 49,047
Posted By RideAlongAtlas1
:deal = :kboom

:deal = :kboom
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