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Forum: Australia 03-11-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6,417
Views: 554,463
Posted By troops
Talking any inmates in Zeehan?

Wifey and I touring Tassie in March/Aprill spending a bit of time around Queenstown, Zeehan and Trial harbor. Anyone interested in some day rides? Unfortunatly the Crosstourer will be wearing roadies...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By troops
I ve done 18000 kilometers on mine and love it. I...

I ve done 18000 kilometers on mine and love it. I wasn't happy with the suspension at first, it took about 2000 ks to loosen up. I set the rear preload one click from max , damping 3/4 anti clockwise...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By troops
Farway, are you happy with your decision? Just...

Farway, are you happy with your decision? Just curious, I was faced with the same decision recently and also went for the Honda , no regrets so far.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,393
Posted By troops
A couple of years ago I was headed towards a...

A couple of years ago I was headed towards a major meltdown. Work stress, family issues bla bla bla. Just couldn't stay on top of it. A workmate gave me his worn out dirt bike to fix up for my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,854
Posted By troops
[QUOTE=JohnCW;23320617]Hi BC, Can I recommend...

[QUOTE=JohnCW;23320617]Hi BC,
Can I recommend you progress to moving you butt. To do this effortlessly you need to ride with the balls of your feet on the pegs if not already doing it. Just ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,854
Posted By troops
That's great, but but how do you stop them...

That's great, but but how do you stop them chasing you? No matter how fast I ride my farts always seem to overtake me.:puke1
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2,111
Views: 573,059
Posted By troops
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2,111
Views: 573,059
Posted By troops
South East Queensland Crosstourer riders

Are there any Crosstourer riders in South East Queensland? Mine is six months old now and loving it. I ride every day pretty much and haven't seen another one yet. I know they didn't sell in great...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,854
Posted By troops
The first time I read it I thought it said...

The first time I read it I thought it said "session" too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,854
Posted By troops
Suspension setup

I can relate my experience, (the bike just wouldn't turn.) Being a new rider ,2 years I'm probably still learning a lot of things you more experienced guys take for granted. I recently upgraded from...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,478
Posted By troops
I'm currently planning a trip to Tassie in March....

I'm currently planning a trip to Tassie in March. First time on the bike, several in the car. There are so many things to see 7 days doesn't seem enough, it's a good start though. I'm sitting here...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,421
Posted By troops
42 deg c yesterday, stop and go traffic, no...

42 deg c yesterday, stop and go traffic, no problem for the bike ,rider wasn't too happy. ( vfr1200x )
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 27,338
Posted By troops
Thumb Couldn't agree more, as a noob I often get well...

Couldn't agree more, as a noob I often get well intentioned but totally misguided advice. Now very carefully who I take advice from. The scary thing is some of the worst advice has been from long...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 48,463
Posted By troops
Question Recently fitted a Pirelli Mt 60 to my dr650....

Recently fitted a Pirelli Mt 60 to my dr650. Tread and side walls covered in wax like substance. I do not see how this could not cause traction issues. I also recently fitted a Michelin pilot road 3...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,036
Posted By troops
Oz bike, 90% tar, 10% fire trail. No sand.

Oz bike, 90% tar, 10% fire trail. No sand.
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,036
Posted By troops
Jimboomba Queensland Oz

Jimboomba Queensland Oz
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,036
Posted By troops
You may be right, to me gearboxes are just so...

You may be right, to me gearboxes are just so unpredictable, in my younger days I bought a pair of race spec high quality boxes for my street car, the first one only lasted 250 km before a hard...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,036
Posted By troops
Ok, I've been up all night meticulously stripping...

Ok, I've been up all night meticulously stripping down this engine and it's all laid out nicely on my workbench. Apologies unable to photograph at the moment, a picture would tell a thousand words....
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,036
Posted By troops
3rd gear blowups

2005 model. just opened her up. Everthing below the head shattered.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,036
Posted By troops
Thumbs down and another

:crymine went crunch this morning, changing from 2nd to 3rd. havn't split the case yet but alot of metal came out with the oil. 16,000k mostly commuting..
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