g_dog

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  1. I'd be 110 kg plus my back pack I'll do a proper weigh in tomorrow not home at the moment
  2. I've bent my rear brake lever on my last ride I've tried bending it back without much luck , would you recommend going stock lever or are the aftermarket ones the way to go and if so what's a good brand
  3. Hi after some advice who do you recommend for suspension work I've got a beta 300 and I'm thinking about getting suspension set for my weight I'm located in ferntree gully so would prefer Someone on the eastern side of Melbourne also roughly how much does it normally cost to get suspension set Thanks Gary
  4. Hi I'm after abit of advice on what others do to stop cramping after rides I seem to get it really bad either on the drive home where I need to stop the car and stretch or once I'm home and move a certain way than the cramps start
  5. Coggs Dissa and Swamp hill

    Thanks coggs for a great ride was only the second time I've been to dissa I'll definitely be coming back for more , was great to meet new people and put faces to the forum names . Ride was great had a good mix off all tracks on offer I found out on hamburger 1 that line selection is a must as I kept getting pushed off line , I think it was called hamburger 4 what a hill I had 3 attempts just to get up 20 m after finally getting past that spot than the hill just kept going what a monster hill I'll definitely be trying that again I got 3/4 to top and I was spent I had a few small offs for the day to much front brake on loose gravel thanks again look forward to next ride Gary
  6. Beta 300 leaking coolant

    Hi I'm going to attempt to fix the radiator clamps on my beta is there a certain hose clamp I should buy as I don't want the problem happening again Thanks Gary
  7. Beta 300 leaking coolant

    Thanks alot for everyone's input I'll have a go at replacing the clamps during the week
  8. Hi I'm after advice I've got a 17 beta 300rr after riding i seem to leak coolant on my garage floor , I've tightened up the clamps its tiny drips I don't know how it can be leaking as bikes only done 500 km no cracks in radiator , I was thinking maybe the radiator has to much pressure after riding and not releasing , or maybe a bad seal somewhere has anyone else experienced this thanks Gary
  9. Stockmans rally weekend

    Wow big effort to ride over 100 plus kms with a busted ankle hope it heals up quick and isn't to painful
  10. Stockmans rally weekend

    I also did the stockmans rally for the first time and I thought it was great I'll definitely go back again , the rain definitely helped make the tracks fun some of those big hills were slippery , we camped at stockmans reward were I ran into a few dirtriderz camping in the same area , as always everyone was really friendly and a great bunch of blokes , I only managed the one loop I was buggered by that stage
  11. Stockmans Rally

    Does the course have arrows on where to go or do we navigate and we ride, I've never done it before
  12. Mounting garmin 62s

    I had mine in the ram mount on my last ride , I hit a rut and lost the front when my gps bounced out and as I've dropped the bike got it wedged in between my radiator and forks and bent my radiator guards and shattered the screen on my gps
  13. Boot repair/replacements

    Walkalong expert repairs are in camberwell and he's the choice of repairer for sidis in Melbourne I've had work done by him before , i had a tear in my boots rang amx who I brought them from they said to take them to him
  14. I brought some knee braces after doing my knee last November I've got a pair of Evs braces I wouldn't ride without them now they have saved me a few times this winter , money well spent the time off work and medical costs associated with a knee injury out way the price of braces
  15. Replace radiators

    If you can afford it fix originals mine were to far gone to fix so I got some off eBay think they were $120! i have a 99 cr radiators were stuffed I ended up getting some off eBay have had them for 2 years never had a problem there abit bigger tho hold more coolant I don't ride bike much anymore tho as I brought a new beta