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Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By tvan
G'day My wife and I use UClear coms system,...

G'day

My wife and I use UClear coms system, it's bluetooth and has no boom, mike is in ear piece. We don't get any wind noise, as she rides as well its good for around 700mtrs. This would also be...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By tvan
Go for TKC or Karoo 3, if the weather shows rain...

Go for TKC or Karoo 3, if the weather shows rain chances are some parts may be closed, if its dry be mindfull if bull dust in some sections subject to which side of the river you take. Roads if damp...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 498,281
Posted By tvan
Hi, Where did you aquire the mesh, nice...

Hi,

Where did you aquire the mesh, nice work.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 645
Posted By tvan
G'day, Check the wiring along the frame on the...

G'day,
Check the wiring along the frame on the left side that leads towards the beak just in front of the oil cooler, Had this issue and found the wiring to be on the outside of the subframe,...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,081
Posted By tvan
It's near Werribee Hospital, not the 4wd area, my...

It's near Werribee Hospital, not the 4wd area, my wife did the course last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed and learnt a lot. Few years ago I did the two day course and this was at the 4wd track which...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,107
Posted By tvan
Just did a weekend in the high country, sedate...

Just did a weekend in the high country, sedate ride from Walhalla to Mt Useful then onto South Rd and down to Jamieson, lousy weather with high winds and lots of debris on the road.
The new GSA,...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,107
Posted By tvan
Just got one and yes it"s Olive drab. Still...

Just got one and yes it"s Olive drab. Still getting my head around a few things, I'm impressed. I guess we all look at things a little differently. Will it take a fall as good as my old GSA, is it...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,529
Posted By tvan
Leave Billy Goat, the shale will put you down. ...

Leave Billy Goat, the shale will put you down. If you want a loop with some technique perhaps do a ride to Bluff, Lovicks Hut over to Howitt Hut, have done this on a GSA and that was hard enough. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By tvan
Movemnt of Rear Shock 2014 GSA

Curious, can anyone explain why the GSA Shocks rotate slightly forward and back.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 360,102
Posted By tvan
G'day Noticed on my new GSA that the rear...

G'day

Noticed on my new GSA that the rear shock moves in a slight roating action. Is this normal?
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,369
Posted By tvan
Logistics, catering, camping set up. Its costly...

Logistics, catering, camping set up. Its costly but agree, remote and quite a lot to plan.
Some tour companies charge a lot more.
If the organisation is anything like last year , you guys are in...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By tvan
Such a woderful and inspirational fella, my...

Such a woderful and inspirational fella, my condolences
Forum: Australia 11-13-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By tvan
G'day Crash, Mate and I did Bluff, Lovick,...

G'day Crash, Mate and I did Bluff, Lovick, Howitt on 1200GSA's, All good stuff, although not Wonnangatta, fish this area often but take the 4wd.

The amount of rain we have had is certainly...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 24,936
Posted By tvan
Easy Overnighter

just completed a great ride for those that my be looking at doing an overnight.

Mt Baw Baw to Tanjil Bren Rd out to Erica. Along Thompson Valley rd and onto Matlock. This road is on the West side...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,464
Posted By tvan
Safari was brilliant this year. Did the standard...

Safari was brilliant this year. Did the standard one, my third Safari and already looking to the next one.
The cameraderi and meeting up with past riders was great. plenty of laughs and brilliant...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,464
Posted By tvan
Bikes packed, GPS done, just itching to go. Hope...

Bikes packed, GPS done, just itching to go. Hope the weather stays in our favour.
Leaving Langwarrin 1030 Sunday.:clap
Forum: Australia 10-13-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By tvan
G'day CCCC, You riding or driving. We did...

G'day CCCC,

You riding or driving. We did this in a 4wd a few years ago and also took the Kidson Track, sometimes called WAAPET rd. This area is quite remote about 500km but well worth it,...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By tvan
G'day Jared, Not sure where you are but ASR...

G'day Jared,

Not sure where you are but ASR down near Arthurs Seat (Mornington Peninsula) is excellent, his product is Wilbers Suspension. Give them a ring, very helpful. This will at least help...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By tvan
G'day Did this track earlier this year, we...

G'day

Did this track earlier this year, we came in from Mt Stirling, Down along King River then eventually up Two Wheel track that comes out near the Mt Hotham /Dargo Rd. Riding BMW 1200GSA. Was a...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,452
Posted By tvan
Tyre Changer

G'day Everyone,

I have been changing tyres for a while and doing this quite well however its time to invest in a manual tyre changer. Had a look at a few on the market, such as Cycle Hill/No Mar,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By tvan
G'day Thanks for taking the time to reply to...

G'day

Thanks for taking the time to reply to my thread. After much deliberation, I am steering towards going with Ohlins TTX 36 & 39 shocks without ESA.
I understand that fault codes remain in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By tvan
Thanks for the asistance guys, now things to...

Thanks for the asistance guys, now things to think about.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By tvan
Changing Suspension

G'day Everyone,

Sorry if this thread has been covered before. Have not had much luck on the search.

I am considering upgrading my suspension and would be interested to hear from anyone who has...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By tvan
Wyperfield NP and Wimera - Anyone famil

G'day Everyone,

Doing a bit of a spur of the moment ride from Melbourne to Wyperfield NP and generally areas from Maldon up. Don't know this part of the world very well. Any have ideas of some...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By tvan
Kriega in Geelong also sell these?

Kriega in Geelong also sell these?
Forum: Australia 06-07-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,167
Posted By tvan
Bm Ringword do some excellent work.

Bm Ringword do some excellent work.
Forum: Australia 05-25-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,464
Posted By tvan
Well I got the email, this now has me wodering a...

Well I got the email, this now has me wodering a bit.
Thought I did well through Bluff and Lovicks hut and some others.
Time to give this some thought.
Forum: Australia 05-23-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,464
Posted By tvan
Hey Gswadd, Met you on the last 2 Safari's ...

Hey Gswadd,

Met you on the last 2 Safari's I'm the bloke that just drinks lattes, might struggle without one or two. Second ride does sound good, Ive put my name down for that, its great...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,464
Posted By tvan
Wow, my Wife just registered (199)as a Birthday...

Wow, my Wife just registered (199)as a Birthday present for me, will be my third Safari and looking forward to riding in our back yard with a great bunch of people again, looking forward to meeting...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-14-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10,727
Views: 1,094,157
Posted By tvan
Not Enough Memory

G'day Everyone,

Noticed of late when I go into "Where to" and pick an address that my GPS has trouble calculating and comes up with not enough memory.
Looked in memory and it shows 1% , can't...
Forum: Australia 02-17-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By tvan
G'day, We did this a couple oh years ago in...

G'day,

We did this a couple oh years ago in a 4WD, track was easy and on these trips I always look at it from a bike perspective. Few sandy patches, we got Fuel at Kintore and each community...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By tvan
Agree Gadgets, worthy comments, how ever having...

Agree Gadgets, worthy comments, how ever having taken strike teams aways to both mjor fires sometimes people in these areas do become concern, whats probably worth a mention is don't be encouraged...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By tvan
Guys, reduce risks, just stay out of the area...

Guys, reduce risks, just stay out of the area altogerther.
Do some research and find areas that are not fire affected or in the line of fire.
At the moment with all the dry lightening fires and...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By tvan
King Billy was open, with the current fire...

King Billy was open, with the current fire situation now changed again It will be closed now.
Alpine fires have taken off again. Everyone wanting to go into the high country need to check Parks web...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By tvan
G'day, Recently did this riding a 1200 GSA...

G'day,
Recently did this riding a 1200 GSA beemer. It was hard going in the rocky sections between Bluff and Lovicks and then down King Billy, all is achievable but watch out for fatigue dont be...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By tvan
Thanks for the good info, in regard to Bluff and...

Thanks for the good info, in regard to Bluff and Howitt area, tracks were open two days ago, spoke with DSE mapping at Heyfield. Track were closed 18 Jan due to fires. They reopened, check with road...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By tvan
Davies plain Track

G'day Everyone,

Heading off next Wednesday 6Feb up to Davies Plain from Vic side , not planning to go into Tom Groggin but return back through Mt Murphy.
Has anyone done this track and can pass...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By tvan
Talking Thanks Sidetrack, looking forward to heading...

Thanks Sidetrack, looking forward to heading off,may even wake up with a little snow!

This is living
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By tvan
Thanks Everyone, Trev, ok with Big River,...

Thanks Everyone,

Trev, ok with Big River, been down that way a few times.
UncleGra and Tper, good info, Abbeyard was one of my main concerns. Might do the alternate.
Sidetrack, Im not too bad...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By tvan
Vic High Country - this Week

G'day Everyone

Heading off on Tuesday for 3 day ride, leaving Warburton around 11am and going through the following aeas;
Big River Rd, Mt Stirling, down to King river and up to Lake cobbler,...
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