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Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 18,629
Posted By chrisamberely
All the best

Hey good luck with the ride buddy. I don't know you but it looks to me like you know what your about and have trained up good for this. And that's the trick I always figure, cause you can throw a...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9,010
Views: 644,378
Posted By chrisamberely
I think I'm more interested in that rallye bike...

I think I'm more interested in that rallye bike next to it:wink:
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,396
Posted By chrisamberely
I've always said a 690 is not a bike to be turned...

I've always said a 690 is not a bike to be turned into an adventure bike the same way a motocross bike is not gonna be turned into one.

The bike is a hard enduro like they say it is. Not a 690...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By chrisamberely
Miles?, I can't really say but I'm on my 4th rear...

Miles?, I can't really say but I'm on my 4th rear since using them. Front maybe a 2nd as I wasn't really happy with the first but just used it for a whiles.

I run the inner at the rec pressure ,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By chrisamberely
Yeah I did this, makes it easier for trail side...

Yeah I did this, makes it easier for trail side flt fix ups as well. And pull yr axel from the caliper side so it can be left in enough to hold the caliper in place for remount.

Couple of things I...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By chrisamberely
I'd check out Kali Helmets if you're after a new...

I'd check out Kali Helmets if you're after a new lid. There tech has some good wright ups and they're not a crazy price.

Should keep the noggin from gettin a floggin to quote Ned Flanders.
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By chrisamberely
Why don't you try over on crf's only forum. Those...

Why don't you try over on crf's only forum. Those brothers know everything there is to know about riding red. They could help you out.
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9,010
Views: 644,378
Posted By chrisamberely
[QUOTE=zatigs;24896374]This appeared in our local...

[QUOTE=zatigs;24896374]This appeared in our local rag, the Kalamunda Reporter, its a petition by the owner of the Honda dealer in Midland, for the Govt to implement GST on imported goods coming in...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,469
Posted By chrisamberely
Yeah but he's buying stuff for a Rallye bike as...

Yeah but he's buying stuff for a Rallye bike as opposed to a 'normal' ktm.
It's a bit like comparing a parts for a standard drive away Holden commodore to parts for the sort of commodore driven at...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5,367
Views: 578,883
Posted By chrisamberely
Main earth (ground) location

Friend asked, and I couldn't answer so

Does anybody know where the electrical system earths (or grounds if you are a yank like me), on the frame?

I was told there are 4 places? Is that correct?
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5,367
Views: 578,883
Posted By chrisamberely
I had this same fault on my bike when I purchased...

I had this same fault on my bike when I purchased it (also a second owner).
It was fixed by the use of the diagnostic tool. The mechanic said he believed that the previous owner had played around...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9,010
Views: 644,378
Posted By chrisamberely
Ouch that's gotta hurt! I'm glad yr still in 1...

Ouch that's gotta hurt! I'm glad yr still in 1 piece. I haven't had the dubious honor of shaking hands with skippy up close but if any of you boys wanna come to Baja for a run sometime, I can...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5,367
Views: 578,883
Posted By chrisamberely
Yeah, I kind of agree. For 4k its way beyond the...

Yeah, I kind of agree. For 4k its way beyond the realm of reality and into the land of pro (sponsored) racers.
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,386
Posted By chrisamberely
Funny how the mere mention of $$ in regards to...

Funny how the mere mention of $$ in regards to the safari seems to get every1's hackles up.

But straight up, it may not be the only factor, but it may be a contributing factor. And no Troy, I...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,386
Posted By chrisamberely
I knew a few riders who were pretty ready to...

I knew a few riders who were pretty ready to commit to the safari over the years. A number of things got in the way,

Economy. Any1 wants a great example of empire in decline, come check out the US...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,386
Posted By chrisamberely
It looks as if the real killer has been lack of...

It looks as if the real killer has been lack of mainstream exposure, and with that the no big sponsor came along for the ride.

For those who are closely involved, what reason does anyone have as...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By chrisamberely
oztopo data missing

Just got a new gps and with V5 oztopo pre installed only to find that a heap of detail is absent when I compare it to a buddies much earlier version of the same program. I think he has V2, Has any...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,318
Posted By chrisamberely
Nice bit of country out there, vid makes it look...

Nice bit of country out there, vid makes it look pretty free flowing. Good track to get on the noise in a big way! Musta been fun.

They ever run it closer to the city?
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,318
Posted By chrisamberely
I figure we're all getting that way whether we...

I figure we're all getting that way whether we like it or not!
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,318
Posted By chrisamberely
And btw hillbilly, my sig sure ain't aimed at...

And btw hillbilly, my sig sure ain't aimed at you. Back in the states the BMW crowd are a bunch of stuck up pr-cks.
Most of them over here seem mighty fine too me.
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,318
Posted By chrisamberely
I would have loved to have had a sting on this,...

I would have loved to have had a sting on this, but the distance from town made it a no go.
How was the riding? Fast tracks or technical stuff?

It would be fine to see some pictures or go pro...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By chrisamberely
Without steering too far away from the original...

Without steering too far away from the original post, my point is simply the following.

Trails don't just get closed because of a lack of actions in looking after then from a maintenance pov.
...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By chrisamberely
Your original response was Quote: ...

Your original response was

Quote:


Now it's changed to "

If you've looked at the Mtb club posting as pasted above but haven't found out from The RTRA the extent of their work, you only...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By chrisamberely
Let me repeat that just once more... There -...

Let me repeat that just once more...

There - you didn't read this part thoroughly so you have missed the point. :deal

In wa the RTRA does a good job of helping maintain trails, remove rubbish...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By chrisamberely
Yr missing the point buddy...the area in question...

Yr missing the point buddy...the area in question is such that it's supposed to be minimal impact from mountain bikers...no chains sawing bush to create trails and jumps with bobcats, building steel...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By chrisamberely
I live in Gooseberry hill and was having a good...

I live in Gooseberry hill and was having a good ol oz style BBQ over Easter. A lot of the guys there were from Carmel, bickley Kalamunda and this was a topic that came up.
The rtra had put...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,459
Posted By chrisamberely
That's interesting about the deletion. Any word...

That's interesting about the deletion. Any word on replacement around the dealers or such?
Forum: Australia 04-25-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9,010
Views: 644,378
Posted By chrisamberely
2 ktm 690's today

Any1 from here on the 2 ktm 690's today cutting thru Kalamunda? I saw them while having lunch.
Figured it was Guymcfly and a buddy and then saw them was both in jackets an I no mcfly never rides in...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,459
Posted By chrisamberely
Any recent changes?

I'm not pulling the lariat here, as we say where I was born, because I rode red for a long time.

But have honda ever gotten around to updating the bike at all? I was pretty happy with my 2007...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9,010
Views: 644,378
Posted By chrisamberely
You can gas the bike out at Karagulen if you are...

You can gas the bike out at Karagulen if you are looking to head for mt dale. Plenty of good riding east of the mt itself as well.
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,386
Posted By chrisamberely
He'll, all u gotta do is gas axe 2 of them there...

He'll, all u gotta do is gas axe 2 of them there wheels off then n it'll fit right in to the bike forums:rofl

You should have a run in this in the Baja series, I reckon you'd have a ball given...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,386
Posted By chrisamberely
Yeah all good but ain't this a bike forum...2...

Yeah all good but ain't this a bike forum...2 wheels not 4 - don't this belong with the quad guys...they might be interested!:deal
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5,367
Views: 578,883
Posted By chrisamberely
It's most likely what the EU requires. I hear...

It's most likely what the EU requires. I hear they (eu) are lookin to pass laws that stop riders from mod ing there bikes in anyway. That includes changing tires from anything other that what the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,657
Posted By chrisamberely
Yeah done buddy.

Yeah done buddy.
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,877
Posted By chrisamberely
The old fronts were crap and wandered all over...

The old fronts were crap and wandered all over the trail. The rear used to last good but had same crap grip.
Kenda were always way better and lasted the same. The newer version of the Kenda Parker...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,643
Posted By chrisamberely
I hear so many riders talking about this. The...

I hear so many riders talking about this. The other day I read that Oz shops are getting stuff from NZ suppliers to stop getting ripped by Oz suppliers.

I guess being a septic tank yank I cop a...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5,367
Views: 578,883
Posted By chrisamberely
Have to agree with Hoots, I think the Safari tank...

Have to agree with Hoots, I think the Safari tank is hands down the worst looking tank around. I'm stunned they produce something so goddamn ugly.
Forum: Australia 11-02-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,405
Posted By chrisamberely
Maybe those f--kwits should look at the photo set...

Maybe those f--kwits should look at the photo set "The Bike that Won the War" on the same page...don't see no BMW there do ya?

B - boring
M - middle aged
W - wanker

It don't really stand for...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9,010
Views: 644,378
Posted By chrisamberely
Out of curiosity, what was your riding area. I'm...

Out of curiosity, what was your riding area. I'm still a relatively geographical Dufuss around here. And I'm always after snotty hills and single trax to put the 690 thru.
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By chrisamberely
Some of them, but I admit its kinda hard to spot...

Some of them, but I admit its kinda hard to spot the difference sometimes...but you could always try sliding a hand in there to check :lol3
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