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Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,076
Posted By fifthgear
I use Shift knee guards with valcro straps and...

I use Shift knee guards with valcro straps and knee high motocross sock underneath and skins during winter months works for me
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By fifthgear
I am doing a ride on the same weekend Erica to Mt...

I am doing a ride on the same weekend Erica to Mt Matlock( The Gap) staying the night and returning on the Sunday this is a club ride witch I belong to I ride a DR650 most of the other are more...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,129
Posted By fifthgear
When riding old WR450 always used Motul filter...

When riding old WR450 always used Motul filter oil in air filter and sock filter and a spare in bumb bag when dusty end of day a quick change or take out sock and clean filter ready to go
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,571
Posted By fifthgear
Richo good to catch up I will be coming up from...

Richo good to catch up I will be coming up from Korumburra see you there Terry
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,631
Posted By fifthgear
Just did the Bonang on roady with four other 105...

Just did the Bonang on roady with four other 105 ks of twisties plus about 15ks of dirt the Delegate end a great ride not a problem 2up just a bit of dust . The Barry Way is on my to do list
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 38,889
Posted By fifthgear
Sat and Sunday busy with family possible ride...

Sat and Sunday busy with family possible ride Monday,Tuesday keep working on it cheers Terry
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,894
Posted By fifthgear
Grand Ridge Rd mix of dirt ,tar and corners,...

Grand Ridge Rd mix of dirt ,tar and corners, Eldon-Jamerson Rd Just 2 of many in Vic
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By fifthgear
I have pick up a 04 v-strom 1000 with Pirelli...

I have pick up a 04 v-strom 1000 with Pirelli Scorpian Trail tyres fitted done only about 1000 kms hope they perform better than these . I had a lend of a mates bussa 1300 for a weekend it had been...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By fifthgear
Thanks for the great ride home safe and well the...

Thanks for the great ride home safe and well the AMTRA guys made us feel real welcome keep an eye out for upcoming rides and its always better to have a glass top half full next time
Forum: Australia 10-10-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By fifthgear
Graig525 meet you at Lilydale haven't done to...

Graig525 meet you at Lilydale haven't done to many rides around Kinglake ,I will be coming up from Sth Gippsland my contact number 0458590560 sorry leaving it a bit late Terry (DR650)
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,862
Posted By fifthgear
I put ProGrip light sensitive ,on fog lens on my...

I put ProGrip light sensitive ,on fog lens on my LS2 helmet don't need sunny's and can wear reading glasses if needed works really well and only cost $35.00 at AMX
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,964,046
Posted By fifthgear
Funnelweb Air Filters

You would have to remove the snorkel or open up the airbox for a funnelweb air filter to work well because they have more surface area you could try and see how it performs
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,203
Posted By fifthgear
On the Jingellic get together this year riding...

On the Jingellic get together this year riding from Korumburra to Mansfield I buggered my rear wheel bearings, pulled into a house at Gaffney Creek as their was a dirt bike parked in shed to ask for...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,511
Posted By fifthgear
Good one the gav they grow far to quickly and...

Good one the gav they grow far to quickly and before long they will be roosting you while you are trying to keep up great time of life
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 102,300
Views: 20,022,495
Posted By fifthgear
DR 650 carby needle

Just playing with the carby and air box on my 04 model and noticed the needle just below the bottom clip slot the was worn (the clip was in middle slot) is this a common thing bikes done 30,000 kms
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 78,621
Posted By fifthgear
V-Strom 1000

Just picked up a 04 V-Strom 1000 as a roady to keep my DR 650 company in garage done a few kms but really tidy unit came with topbox and Stay Tune cans it has Pirelli ScorpianTrail tyres has anyone...
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,241
Posted By fifthgear
Thanks for all your information and feedback I...

Thanks for all your information and feedback I didn't think the oil for my old 2850 JD would be a good choice
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,241
Posted By fifthgear
V-Strom engine oil

Just got an 04 V-Strom 1000 which oil should I use mineral or synthetic thanks
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-16-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By fifthgear
Looks like a great ride nothing better than great...

Looks like a great ride nothing better than great weather, tracks and in the high country son made footy finals and now in grand final one more week then we can hit the trails
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19,219
Views: 2,313,977
Posted By fifthgear
New camel back

I am pretty sure Ballards sell camelbacks don"t no price
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,382
Posted By fifthgear
I have a DR 650 and they are a good alround bike...

I have a DR 650 and they are a good alround bike but if I had a money tree a KTM 690 would be the go
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By fifthgear
when changing tyres I have used talcum powder to...

when changing tyres I have used talcum powder to get the bead to seat properly on the rim and if it helps the tube move inside the tyre I don't see any problem
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,437
Posted By fifthgear
New roady

Just traded 07 wr 450 for a 04 v strom 1000 has a few ks but really tidy bike should give my DR company in garage do I need to keep an eye on anything thanks
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By fifthgear
Can't do Saturday sons footy finals but going on...

Can't do Saturday sons footy finals but going on a ride Sunday around Grand Ridge rd do a bit of exploring got the map and a full tank
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,131
Posted By fifthgear
You Legend

Every ride we go on is a risk what he is doing is fantastic you would not even consider doing it if not having the ability the preparation and bike go you good thing.
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By fifthgear
I used a small electric soldering iron on the...

I used a small electric soldering iron on the inside did a reasonable job but not as flexable as original and you can just make out the crack
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By fifthgear
Great views

Nice part of the country Tarwin Lower my parents own a property at Cape Liptrap which is further south if ever going that way pm me
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,043
Posted By fifthgear
Glad to hear your son is getting better see you...

Glad to hear your son is getting better see you at Yarra Glen Bakery same time Terry any change give me a ring 0458590560
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,043
Posted By fifthgear
had a change of plane good reason to go for a...

had a change of plane good reason to go for a ride see you at yarra glen bakery
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By fifthgear
I have progrip transition antifog screen on a LS2...

I have progrip transition antifog screen on a LS2 dualsport helmet works really well , you don't notice the the tint change . My road bike helmet has antifog only and I use sunnys I prefer the LS2...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By fifthgear
You could try Cranbourne Motorcycle I no they do...

You could try Cranbourne Motorcycle I no they do roadworthies turn left at the lights at the Settlement Hotel
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 26,533
Posted By fifthgear
The tallest gear I have on my rides

The tallest gear I have on my rides
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By fifthgear
Your mates right give it a go I think there are...

Your mates right give it a go I think there are two loops of about 70 ks .heaps of other riders and marshals on bikes to help out if needed pretty safe really a mate did the old Blue Light on a...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,927
Posted By fifthgear
Billy Goats

I went down Billy Goats a few week ago on a DR 650 ,the steepness is not the problem it the surface a lot of rock dry is allright but if it rains would make it really slippery.When I road it, it had...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 38,889
Posted By fifthgear
Billy Goats on DR650

This is on helipad half way down Billy Goats top peak on left is where the track starts next ride more photos
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,956
Posted By fifthgear
Billy Goats on DR650

AS track report from Licola Tamboritha rd ,Moroka rd and Pinnacles rd are all EASY good open roads .Billy Goat Bluff Track (HARD) in dry conditions going down on my dr 650 not a problem but any...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 38,889
Posted By fifthgear
Did Billy Goats on DR 650

Thanks for all your advise about Billy Goats so I when and had a crack yea har what a ripper of a hill . I went from Licola end took Tamboritha rd right on to Moroka rd, Pinnacles rd then left onto...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,571
Posted By fifthgear
Thanks pepperjack for the night it was great to...

Thanks pepperjack for the night it was great to catch up and meet some new people and check out their rides . That Bemers headlight would have been usefull on the way home the DRs lights aren't the...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By fifthgear
Another option tubebliss inner tube they seal the...

Another option tubebliss inner tube they seal the bead to rim using high pressure so you can run low tyre pressure without tyre slipping in rim
Forum: Australia 03-13-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,927
Posted By fifthgear
The Other JC I was thinking of doing Licola to...

The Other JC I was thinking of doing Licola to Dargo it would be good to tag along, I ride a DR650 have done a bit of dirt riding, nothing like a bit of a adventure my number 0458 590 560 good to...
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