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  1. AussieDevo

    Supermoto boots?

    There was a million and one places to buy the Oxtar SM boots in the States when I bought mine. I like the look of the Sidi's and Gaerne's too. Gaerne here: http://www.motostrano.com/motocrossboots.html
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    Dirt Rider - New to SM

    I think the KTM640/625/690 and the SM610 also partly fall into your first category. They are damn near as reliable as a DRZ poo-cart, but are so much more. Except for the price and for learner riders, the DRZ/XR400 doesn't do it for me. It's not just about power either. Take a DRZ to a supermoto track, and you'll very quickly find the suspension and brakes leave a lot to be desired.... yes, even compared to an old 640SM. Right now, for a street bike, I would get a 690.
  3. G'day guys. I've tracked down the manual for what appears to be the same WP fork in my 07 525EXC, and I'm looking to change the springs. A couple of quick questions... I don't have the specific clamp noted in the manual. Can I leave the fork held in position with the bottom triple clamp for the duration of the process? (Wheel removed of course) Am I likely to introduce air into some nook or cranny, that will cause me grief? Is there anything that I'm likely to stuff up in what seems to be a very simple process? I ask mainly because my replacement springs are arriving tomorrow, and I've got a track day on the day after, and a race the day after that. I'd love to install the heavier springs and get them sorted for the weekend, but will leave it for later if there's a chance my bike will still be in bits! For those interested in these sorts of things, I'm putting in .52 weight springs for a supermoto bike w/ 100kg (in gear) rider. I hope that's about right, I'm just working on advice. Many thanks for the advice.
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    WR250 vs WR450?

    Depends how you get your fun around town. I've got a 525 tarded and was surprised by how gutless it feels on the street. The tarmac really tames a bike down. You will still have a blast through the corners, but would be disapointed with any street work you have to do above 40mph.
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    EXC speedo magnet for 320mm disc

    The 525 is fantastic. That is all there is to say. I'm really happy with it. Having trouble finding a decent little magnet. Might just buy the overpriced Austrian one.
  6. Here's my baby (an 07 525EXC) as a motard. Fantastic! What does everyone else do to get their speedo working again? The EXC has a small sensor which picks up a magnet on the standard disc. The 320mm disc does not have this magnet. I will be changing the wheels back and forth and would rather not have to add the magnet to the list of things to change over. More importantly, I would rather not have to drill my 320mm disc to take the magnet. Can I just glue any old magnet there?