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Old 01-29-2012, 03:08 AM   #1
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Got sick of sitting around so i........?

G'day all, got sick of this wet weather we have been having up here in the Sunshine State, so me and a mate decided to go for a ride on the dirt squirts to fill in the day. I have not been on the 510 since about September so decided it was a good time to blow out the cobwebs from both the bike and myself.

I had fitted new wheel bearings, chain, sprockets, chain guide rollers, brake pads etc, what better way to bed it all in than in mud and slop


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Ktm 300EXC & Husky TE510 ready for action






Some track




Stink pipe pollution






Plenty of water flowing on some of the tracks




More stink pipe pollution




Still pretty overcast, but not a drop of rain from the time we got on the bikes until we got home. Humid as buggery though.


Top of a slippery mungrel hill to be greeted buy a mossy rock garden, nice. I flipped the hysky going up when i got traction on a step up and snapped off my rear brake lever. Was fun going down, didn't know my backside could get so tight.



Pete having a break at the top of the hill.


Train tracks on the way home.



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Old 01-29-2012, 04:17 PM   #2
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nice trails doug . where is that ? havnt been out in the mud yet , been waiting for some bits to arrive from the usa . new chain ,front sprocket , chain slider , chain guide and bottom roller . but when it gets here i'll be roosting mud up at glasshouse .and while its been raining i cleaned the motor of the wr with a toothbrush . killed a couple of hours .
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Old 01-29-2012, 04:26 PM   #3
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Nice pics mate , I like your area up here when the black soil is wet you don't move...
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Old 01-30-2012, 04:27 AM   #4
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Good 1 Doug .. im amazed you have the spare time .. or have you finished Riks bike

IM busy all the time mate's want free jobs done at there home's and i got a shitload of colorbond fence to put up at home .. and it wont stop freaking raining

Looking forward to a ride soon ... maybe a nice sandy 1 out west again maybe
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Old 01-31-2012, 04:09 PM   #5
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G'day Matt, How are you mate, i will pm you with tracks, or give you a bell and come for a ride. Would be pretty greasy around glasshouse at the moment.

Hi OBB, yeah we are a little spoilt and lucky we have a bit of rock around the place so we get to ride in most conditions.

Hi Sean-O, dont tell Digga .
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