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Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,815
Posted By oz mal
75000 miles of carting gear. Really. Man, you...

75000 miles of carting gear. Really. Man, you sure must have done some traveling in your time. I agree with the previous post, in that the buckles on Rok straps are suspect for the intended use and I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,660,827
Posted By oz mal
Farms

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/PB030124_zps6c3d756a.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,815
Posted By oz mal
One buckle let go and the straps loosened.

One buckle let go and the straps loosened.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,815
Posted By oz mal
Rok Straps

For the record, below are some pictures of the end result of my experience with my new, Rok straps.
Riding home, some three hundred kilometres into the return journey, I come screeching to a halt...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-02-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By oz mal
Warbirds DownUnder 2013

I've got the weekend off and I've just bought some tickets to Warbirds DownUnder, 2013. It's friday night and the flying starts at 11:00 tomorrow. 260 odd klm's, roughly 3 hours ride. I'd better pack...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,060
Posted By oz mal
Best money I've spent

The comfort seat is the best upgrade I have made so far. Highly recommended.
http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1020245_zpsa5c2ebab.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,762
Posted By oz mal
Fuel

I spoke with my Dealer regarding remapping for lower octane fuel in preparation for a long outback ride. He looked at me funny and said the onboard computer will detect any knocking and compensate...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,269
Posted By oz mal
Hi everyone. I'm 41. I have been riding for as...

Hi everyone.
I'm 41. I have been riding for as long as I can remember on all sorts of bikes.
Why wait until now?
Money was one reason.
I guess I wasn't ready, is another. Different things...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 640,749
Posted By oz mal
Ferina, Oodnadatta track, South Australia.

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1010944.jpg
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 04-09-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,890
Posted By oz mal
Thumbs down Strike GPS

I have used mine on various trips all over Australia in the last 12 months.
Overall, my experience with the Strike has been positive.

Pro's
The maps have been good. They have been accurate in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,754
Posted By oz mal
Fantastic Bike

I've got 10 000km on mine now. Roughly 1/2 dirt 1/2 road.
I still love the bike. I tinker with it all the time. I look at it all the time and cannot wait to get back on it for the next trip.
I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-18-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,937
Posted By oz mal
So far, ...

So far,
http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1020245_zpsa5c2ebab.jpg

My new BMW comfort seat.
BMW panniers are a close second.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-01-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 82,903
Posted By oz mal
Australian Outback

Here's my ride report posted in another section.
Hope you enjoy the pic's.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=826270&referrerid=119078
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 1,006,053
Posted By oz mal
Algebuckina Bridge, Oodnadata Track, South Australia

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1010962.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 471,945
Posted By oz mal
Montecollina Bore, Strzeleki Track, South Australia.

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1020047.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,170
Posted By oz mal
Laugh Great stuff

Excellent adventure mate. Thats what its all about. Getting out there no matter what bike you have.
On a recent trip I pulled up next to a guy on a postie bike in between a 400km dirt stretch in...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,246
Posted By oz mal
Gotcha straps

I used these blue Gotcha straps on my last trip. Super easy to use Velcro.
They are thin and look like they arn't much chop, but they survived 3000km off road without a hitch.

I'll be buying...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By oz mal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,652,367
Posted By oz mal
Outback South Australia

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1020002.jpg
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-14-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,373
Posted By oz mal
BMW F800GS in the Australian Outback.

Some pictures for my recent solo, 5700km trip from the Snowy mountains in NSW to Alice Springs in the NT and back.
http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1010889.jpg

Lunch...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10,503
Views: 3,458,769
Posted By oz mal
Last trip

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1010892.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,652,367
Posted By oz mal
South Austrailian Outback.

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1010889.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,329
Posted By oz mal
Crap product

If you live in Australia, don't waste you money on the Uni Filter that is sold for the F800GS.
As this forum suggests, it is not designed for the 800GS. It will fit, and you can hack your snorkels...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,660,827
Posted By oz mal
My F800GS on my last trip.

The yellow bus near Cameron Corner. Australia.
http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/P1010922.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,251
Posted By oz mal
Your an inspiration. I have a big trip up to the...

Your an inspiration. I have a big trip up to the Alice soon and I can't wait.:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,660,827
Posted By oz mal
My 800GS

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r615/Malcolm_Johnston/Barry%20Way/P1010518.jpg
Half way through the Barry Way. 180km of dirt between Benambra and Jindabyne in the Victorian highlands.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-12-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 566
Posted By oz mal
Snowy mountain ride

Sunday off. Time to go for a ride.

What about this for a sign of what's to come.:evil
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7181/6829235240_aafa4ef607_z.jpg
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