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    Saturday hazelwood RCHGFA RIDE 7th April

    Yeah big thanks to Greasa and Wayward for leading this one. I didn't know what to expect for my first Dirtriderz ride, but I had a great day and looking forward to the next one.
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    Rec Reg.

    Well done for getting it sorted BigFella. I did mine at Heatherton. Feels good to have it done. Can't wait to go riding this weekend.
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    Rec Reg.

    I just had mine inspected this morning. I had everything wired up including a cheap LED number plate light from ebay. None of it was checked though. I guess the question is whether you want to risk the inspection fee.
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    New member from Melbourne

    I needed to go through the carb and give it a good clean, but it's running well now. It seemed like a good idea to head to the MX track for a first test. First time on a track in 30 years came as a bit of a shock. Anyway the bike and I both survived, so rec reg next week and then I'll be looking for some trails to get started on.
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    New member from Melbourne

    Cheers mate. Sounds like you're having a blast. It's alive. Running a bit rough at idle, but hoping that's just a matter of dirty pilot jet or mixture screw adjustment. Booked in for the 4th for rec reg inspection, so should be in action after that.
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    New member from Melbourne

    I got my engine back together last night after a looong wait for my piston to arrive. Fingers crossed I'll be able to get her fired up tonight and then I just need to get the rego sorted out. I can't wait to get out there.
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    Anodizing front forks

    I will be following this thread. The anodising on my fork uppers is pitted, and the price I've been quoted doesn't seem to bad to get them stripped back and re-done.
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    New member from Melbourne

    Hi Macca, I was looking into the idea of heading to Toolangi and came across this. Thought you might be interested. Trail Bike Riding – Toolangi and Black Range State Forest
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    DT175 Question

    There's a DT180z at this site that looks like it has the same dimensions. If it's ergonomics you're interested in it may help.
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    Hi everyone

    Welcome. It seems like there are a few of us getting back into it after many years off. I had a YZ80L back in the day. That's it in my avatar at Broadford many years ago.
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    New member from Melbourne

    Fingers crossed they will arrive this week. Probably need minimum 2 weeks to get it all buttoned up and rec rego done. I can't do midweek, but I should be able to get a leave pass on Sundays.
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    New member from Melbourne

    Hey guys, I'm still waiting for my piston and valves to arrive from the US, otherwise I would have been keen to join also.
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    Another newbie from Melbourne

    Well, it's no surprise from what I've been reading about CRF valves, but I think it should run better with some new ones......!
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    Another newbie from Melbourne

    Thanks guys. I can't wait to get going. Still undecided on the rego. I think I might get started on rec reg and only upgrade if it's limiting my options. I commute by road bike, so it would be nice to have another registered bike just in case. We'll might depend on how complete my box of ADR parts is.
  15. Hi all, After giving up my dirt bikes 25 odd years ago, I've now come full circle and bought myself a CRF250X. I'm in the middle of a head rebuild at the moment, but once I'm done I'll be looking to do some trail riding around Victoria. I could use some input into whether I should get full rego or just rec rego. Is the extra money worthwhile? Also I'm interested to know whether there are any recommendations for getting parts and doing work on the CRFs. around the south eastern part of Melbourne. Looking forward to meeting you out there on the trails.