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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 08:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,835
Posted By Goosefeather
Look at it like grandad's axe - a new head, and...

Look at it like grandad's axe - a new head, and two handles later, it's still his axe :)
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14,013
Views: 1,790,726
Posted By Goosefeather
Dear Mr Grant - sounds like a good practical tip...

Dear Mr Grant - sounds like a good practical tip - thanks!
I shall investigate.
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14,013
Views: 1,790,726
Posted By Goosefeather
IMS Tank Grommets

Anyone had to replace these - any local options?

http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n12/Willie_Goosefeather/DR650%20Stuff/140414-Grommet_zps58070245.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 94,803
Posted By Goosefeather
Checked - Big hole either end, plus...

Checked -

Big hole either end, plus smaller balancing outlet
One stamped "64853.04 HDJ 8-4XL"

...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Goosefeather
my info may not be current, but may be worth a...

my info may not be current, but may be worth a phone call.

When I was looking around (some years now), Morgan & Wacker BMW at Newstead had the original Sand pants in stock.

I got a set of...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14,013
Views: 1,790,726
Posted By Goosefeather
Manual says three minutes, but key thing is held...

Manual says three minutes, but key thing is held vertical, not on the stand.
Forum: Australia 04-05-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 94,803
Posted By Goosefeather
Sportster 1200 Mufflers

2 x standard slip-on mufflers to suit 2005 1200 Custom. Pick up Brisbane.
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,163
Posted By Goosefeather
Come to Queensland :rofl - you'll only need two...

Come to Queensland :rofl - you'll only need two mates to form an Association . . .

"any other group of 3 or more persons by whatever name called, whether associated formally or informally and...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,199
Posted By Goosefeather
Great if yours does . . . but Suncorp for...

Great if yours does . . . but Suncorp for example does not cover vehicles as contents . . . unless they are mobility scooters, R/C cars etc etc

check your PDS for the fineprint
Forum: Australia 03-28-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Goosefeather
I have found that Swann's renewal notices are a...

I have found that Swann's renewal notices are a fair bit more than you can get by re-applying on-line for a new policy with same details . . . stupid, I know . . . should look after existing...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,133
Posted By Goosefeather
Ripper Report !! (You didn't happen to...

Ripper Report !!

(You didn't happen to stick the Bowen mango in your van did you ?)
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,739
Posted By Goosefeather
Active lighting . . . ...

Active lighting . . .


http://www.roobuck.com.au/right_10_1.html (http://www.roobuck.com.au/right_10_1.html)
<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,498
Posted By Goosefeather
Some things were more pleasing to the eye than...

Some things were more pleasing to the eye than others . . .


http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n12/Willie_Goosefeather/140322-BikeShow-04-MarkTaylorJohnAllan_zpsdac85b73.jpg



...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Goosefeather
I have vague memories of having a similar hiccup...

I have vague memories of having a similar hiccup on a thumper that was solved just by upping the idle.

(I actually think it was caused by dropping the idle :) )


Sent from my iPad with butter...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By Goosefeather
What discipline engineer? Do your research -...

What discipline engineer? Do your research - there has been a lot of recent downsizing in the mining game.
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Goosefeather
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23576348...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23576348&postcount=9 (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23576348&postcount=9)

bit further away . . .
Forum: Australia 03-03-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Goosefeather
How long? Bitumen? Dirt? Trails? ...

How long?

Bitumen? Dirt? Trails?

This was a day trip ; lots of bitumen twists with a bit of dirt road cruising thrown in . .

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23472629...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Goosefeather
You don't have to abandon 2-way radio access if...

You don't have to abandon 2-way radio access if you go Bluetooth - Sena's SR10 interfaces with a range of 2-ways through a range of adapter cables.
Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,359
Posted By Goosefeather
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/NEW-Army-Issue-Desert-C...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/NEW-Army-Issue-Desert-Camo-Bush-Hat-Size-59cm-removable-neck-cover-/390476863246?pt=UK_Collectables_Militaria_LE&hash=item5aea3c170e...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Goosefeather
From my observations, it means sandshoes, and a...

From my observations, it means sandshoes, and a spray jacket that must be worn backwards ?!? Never did find out why :ear - my hypothesis was that they don't want to zip 'em up because of humidity,...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 853,558
Posted By Goosefeather
How can a Yank fill a spare day in Brisbane . . .

A short report for a short notice ride . . .

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23472605#post23472605 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23472605#post23472605)

...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Goosefeather
Mission Accomplished . . .

http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n12/Willie_Goosefeather/Rides/1402%20Jimna/140215-00-RouteLarge_zps76c1a3c3.jpg


A great day - hope you saw a bit of variety, Todd.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-15-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Goosefeather
A Yank with a Spare Day in Brisbane

This isn't a very comprehensive ride report - more of a placeholder for a couple of photos.

Todd-Squad is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, but found himself with a spare day in Brisbane, and a...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Goosefeather
I've PM-ed you a mobile number.

I've PM-ed you a mobile number.
Forum: Australia 02-14-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Goosefeather
can easily be extended to include Linville,...

can easily be extended to include Linville, Western Branch Road, Kilcoy Murgon Road, Monsildale Road

that will give you a bit of nice dirt

If you want a bit more dirt on the way home, got...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,592
Posted By Goosefeather
First oil change on my first bike . . -...

First oil change on my first bike . .

- remove sump plug - check
- drain oil - check
- clear "filter" (more of a screen than a filter) - check
- replace sump plug - check
- diligently fill...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,832
Posted By Goosefeather
Can you give any details of how you mounted the...

Can you give any details of how you mounted the LED bar there . . .?
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,061
Posted By Goosefeather
Congratulations! I emigrated from...

Congratulations!

I emigrated from Scotland at age nine with my family. When I got Aust citizenship at about 25, I was told "congratulations - you can now vote, serve in the armed services, and...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,055
Posted By Goosefeather
I've had the lining of several helmets do that -...

I've had the lining of several helmets do that - well, crumble anyway. Foam dandruff - yuk
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,273
Posted By Goosefeather
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkey_gland_sauce...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkey_gland_sauce (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkey_gland_sauce)

Sure had us wondering on a trip to RSA many years ago :)
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14,013
Views: 1,790,726
Posted By Goosefeather
My indicators are still in stock position. ...

My indicators are still in stock position.

You could possibly reverse the brackets and mount LEDs higher but that would probably foul the tank, and as I want to use them as "daytime running...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14,013
Views: 1,790,726
Posted By Goosefeather
I took the front round orange reflectors off the...

I took the front round orange reflectors off the standard brackets and used the brackets as is . . . possibly a little exposed in a fall, but the bar/tank may help out there on flat ground (no...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,055
Posted By Goosefeather
sorry - minor detour . . . ...

sorry - minor detour . . .

https://open.abc.net.au/projects/snapped-signs-94sa8fh/contributions/notice-the-notice-powerhouse-new-farm-brisbane-08qq6jl...
Forum: OZ Vendors 01-05-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,464
Posted By Goosefeather
Great product support . . .

I was given a copy of MB2 quite a while ago. Broke the seal recently (slack, I know), and found DVD had a couple of read errors. A quick e-mail, and I have a replacement in hand.

Thanks!
Forum: Australia 12-25-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,873
Posted By Goosefeather
Explaining to my wife how I went to the bike...

Explaining to my wife how I went to the bike store for a new pair of gloves and came back with a new helmet :)
Forum: Australia 12-23-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,273
Posted By Goosefeather
Just don't fret about where monkey gland sauce...

Just don't fret about where monkey gland sauce comes from :)
Forum: Australia 11-13-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By Goosefeather
all you need to do is to take this to the next...

all you need to do is to take this to the next stage . . . .

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Forum: Australia 11-12-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By Goosefeather
All there for the asking . . .

Canberra:

http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_070282.shtml (http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_070282.shtml)

Thredbo:
...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,574
Posted By Goosefeather
Same here - but sent them an e-mail and a copy...

Same here - but sent them an e-mail and a copy turned up in the post.
Forum: Australia 10-29-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,113
Posted By Goosefeather
In Te Anau, NZ

http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n12/Willie_Goosefeather/Test/040707-TeAnauWongWay-02_zpseb7c36c4.jpg


and yes, it's one way, so it is possible to go the w'ong way in Wong Way
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