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Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
I would be keen to do the ride. Busy the next few...

I would be keen to do the ride. Busy the next few weeks but late September early October would be good. I'll take the old DR350 for a spin. She needs it.
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks Rowan. That was a good read.

Thanks Rowan. That was a good read.
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28,730
Views: 3,522,067
Posted By jesse soric
Arrow exhaust

I'm looking at buying a Paris Dakar replica exhaust made by Arrow and sold by Mototopgun. The exhaust listed is for 1990 to 1995 DR 350 S. My bike is a 1998 model. My question is, would this pipe fit...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
Frank I found my seals were an absolute pain to...

Frank I found my seals were an absolute pain to remove. I ended up holding the fork assembly in my hands and pulling the tube and body apart as hard and fast as I could. I was sure something would...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
Frank I'm not sure about the '93 models but my...

Frank I'm not sure about the '93 models but my 2002 needed the bolt at the base of the fork removed. On my bike it is a hex bolt, maybe 6mm. Removing the bolts allows the damper rod assembly to be...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
Robert the Uki Mullumbimby road is the one I...

Robert the Uki Mullumbimby road is the one I planned on taking to visit my parents. Might rethink that route. I'm really happy with these PR4 tyres. I had BT023 before the mitas. They lasted well...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
I have just fitted Pilot Road 4 tyres front and...

I have just fitted Pilot Road 4 tyres front and rear. GT on the front, standard on the rear. Happy so far but have only a few hundred kilometres on them. It took me a while to get used to the...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
I know what you mean about hectic weekends. It...

I know what you mean about hectic weekends. It would be good to get a few riders together to ride down to Killarney though. The Condamine gorge road is good fun and a loop can be done up to Queen...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
Didn't end up making it to Barrington Tops due to...

Didn't end up making it to Barrington Tops due to time constraints so only got as far as Ebor. A good ride though and the little DR350 did it fine. Keen to do more rides even if just for a day...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,223
Posted By jesse soric
Something I found when I first realised I had a...

Something I found when I first realised I had a mental health issue was that there was this feeling of being alone. Having no one to talk to is a falsehood. We are seeing from this thread how wrong I...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
Just fitted Oxford adventure heated grips this...

Just fitted Oxford adventure heated grips this weekend. Fitted well and a good complete package. I turned them on in the shed and they warmed up in a minute or so. I'll test them tomorrow morning on...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,223
Posted By jesse soric
As with Slorider I have a combination of anxiety...

As with Slorider I have a combination of anxiety and mild depression. It took me a few years after my first panic attack before I finally figured out that I ahead an anxiety disorder (social). My GP...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,662
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks for doing the report. Great pictures. Good...

Thanks for doing the report. Great pictures. Good to see a TDM900 out there on the the tar and dirt.
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,015
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks ramjam for the pictures and information....

Thanks ramjam for the pictures and information. Looks like a project worth doing on my TDM. I try to do as much dirt as possible when on on a trip so this mod should be worthwhile. The performance...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
6mdx I think we will have to catch up for a ride....

6mdx I think we will have to catch up for a ride. When I visit my parents in Mullumbimby I might just duck down to Lismore. Great to see a collection of TDMs in such great condition.
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
I thought the same thing about a wider tyre,...

I thought the same thing about a wider tyre, makes sense. Not a lot of space between the forks. Would definitely try it though. I'm due for new tyres and thought I might try Conti TKC 80s. Bloody...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
Staffy I borrowed the idea from a Japanese guy on...

Staffy I borrowed the idea from a Japanese guy on Carpe TDM! I have the templates here still, a bit rough but still usable.
Muddler I raised the front fender about 25mm but had to grind a bit off...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
Ok I think I figured photos out. So some pics to...

Ok I think I figured photos out. So some pics to go with the above post.
http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r685/jesse1soric/imagejpg6_zps251dea45.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
I'll figure out how to post pics but making the...

I'll figure out how to post pics but making the stone guard was surprisingly easy to do. I made up some cardboard templates then just trimmed and folded until it fit. A bit fiddly but worked fine....
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 961,463
Posted By jesse soric
Robert (6mdx) I think I kept the templates for my...

Robert (6mdx) I think I kept the templates for my homemade bashplate (more stone guard really). I'll try to put up some photos of my TDM with the bashplate and SW Motech crash bars. The bash plate...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,194
Posted By jesse soric
What a great read. Very well written and a good...

What a great read. Very well written and a good story. You should think about writing a book or do some freelance journalism, seriously! Bloody brilliant. You've inspired me to put more time towards...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 39,725
Posted By jesse soric
The rack system looks great. Looking forward to...

The rack system looks great. Looking forward to when it's available. I'm trying the make my own pannier racks but not happy with my ability to manufacture. Yours will be perfect.
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,496
Posted By jesse soric
I agree with Jdeks about picking up fresh food...

I agree with Jdeks about picking up fresh food along the way. Some fresh fruit and a salad makes me feel better physically as well as reducing guilt for the shit food/drinks I know I'll be throwing...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,496
Posted By jesse soric
I've been taking those microwave meals that come...

I've been taking those microwave meals that come in a box with the plastic container to cook it in. I forget the brand but they are in Woolies with the fast meals but not in the cold section. Usual...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 28,730
Views: 3,522,067
Posted By jesse soric
Lok I found another...

Lok I found another http://www.oemcycle.com/Item/product/900200717/_Vid8833581p62j
You can use the size listed to search further as well. Plenty to choose from. The one thump found is a similar...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 28,730
Views: 3,522,067
Posted By jesse soric
Hello Lok. I'm in Toowoomba, just up the road...

Hello Lok. I'm in Toowoomba, just up the road from you. I'm sorry but I don't have the tool but they can be found on ebay for around $50 delivered (I just had a look for puller tool flywheel magneto...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,174
Posted By jesse soric
Your bike looks great. Plenty of people choose a...

Your bike looks great. Plenty of people choose a smaller bike like yours for the light weight and ease of finding spares when on long trips. Reliability and simplicity are also major factors. Things...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks Mick, hoping it won't be that cold. We had...

Thanks Mick, hoping it won't be that cold. We had a few ideas on other places to camp. Tapin Tops is a nice stop but I will check with national parks before we get to Barrington Tops.
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
Rider 101 I think it's going to be bloody...

Rider 101 I think it's going to be bloody freezing. Big fire and a few strong drinks should help a bit though! We probably won't get there until Sunday arvo (1/6) so will miss you unless you stay...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
Barrington Tops ride

Planning a ride down to Barrington Tops NSW probably the first week of June (leaving 31/5 if all goes well). 3 guys so far but hoping a mate in Brisbane might be coming too. Looking at taking 5 days....
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By jesse soric
Wallee, regarding your brake light. Mine did the...

Wallee, regarding your brake light. Mine did the same thing and it turned out it was the switch. I just fiddled with the switch height until it worked. Was an easy fix.
Forum: Australia 01-25-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,585
Posted By jesse soric
Thanks Barry. Your route should get us to...

Thanks Barry. Your route should get us to Barrington Tops just nicely. Planning on stopping at Ebor to camp at Native Dog Creek camp ground (good site, includes dingos), on to Tapin Tops then...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,585
Posted By jesse soric
Great stuff Barry. Will the ride route be going...

Great stuff Barry. Will the ride route be going up on the trans Australia site? Planning a trip to Barrington Tops in May and would like to use some of those awesome tracks from the videos. Won't be...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
Anyone going for a ride this weekend? Thinking of...

Anyone going for a ride this weekend? Thinking of meeting up with a mate for a quick run locally. Any suggestions for some dirt? Thinking 17mile or 15 mile to ravensbourne if it's not too rainy.
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
A ride to Esk could be good. Bit further than...

A ride to Esk could be good. Bit further than Gormans Gap but a nice ride. Good bakery at Esk for a drink and feed. I'm keen and have been given the go ahead.
Jesse
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,184
Posted By jesse soric
Good stuff. Keep it coming please.

Good stuff. Keep it coming please.
Forum: Australia 01-08-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
Chef I'd be keen to do a ride down to Gorman's...

Chef I'd be keen to do a ride down to Gorman's Gap but the DR is in bits until the new timing chain is fitted (what you get for buying a well used bike). Still interested in going for a ride but the...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,610
Posted By jesse soric
Welcome to Toowoomba Chef Gareth. I live in...

Welcome to Toowoomba Chef Gareth. I live in Withcott 5 minutes down the road. I'm keen to go riding. I have a TDM900 and a DR350 and will be joining the Murphy's Creek club as well. Like Baillsy said...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-21-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By jesse soric
Great write up usual. Thanks for sharing. Looks...

Great write up usual. Thanks for sharing. Looks like a trip down south is in order. Great scenery and fantastic roads. Could you tell me which tyres the TDMs were wearing. I'm due for a new set on my...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 18,327
Posted By jesse soric
If there is room left, myself and a mate would...

If there is room left, myself and a mate would like to tag along. We were planning on being up that way for the weekend doing some riding and camping anyway so hoping we could join the ever growing...
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