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Forum: Australia 04-29-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,896
Posted By CJL00
Sorry, but you would need more than editing to...

Sorry, but you would need more than editing to get any of my riding to look even remotely like that, you would need the visual effects team, in a big way. In fact, even the likes of George Lucas or...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,896
Posted By CJL00
Yeah, yeah, all good to watch, but at those...

Yeah, yeah, all good to watch, but at those speeds did he see any of the wonderful scenery? (always my excuse for my turtle like speeds :evil)

His course is for "Enduro/Trail" and the hire...
Forum: Australia 04-04-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By CJL00
Day 1 report from anyone? Besides wet. ...

Day 1 report from anyone? Besides wet.

Probably all too busy getting the inside as wet as the outside
Forum: Australia 04-01-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,138
Posted By CJL00
You're lucky, I took two 30 can cartons of VB...

You're lucky, I took two 30 can cartons of VB cans in for another inmate and we missed the exchange. Couldn't give the bastards away, rest of the crew wouldn't even wash the dishes in it.
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By CJL00
Been away for a couple of weeks and this thread...

Been away for a couple of weeks and this thread seems to have gone quiet. Is everything still happening as planned? If so, it deserves a nudge up the list to remind everyone.

Looking forward to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By CJL00
I bought a then new F800GS in April 2009. The OEM...

I bought a then new F800GS in April 2009. The OEM battery died just on twelve months later which I replaced with a LFX18A1-BS12 Shorai lithium battery (the box is on the bench next to me now, hence I...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By CJL00
All sounds good Duck, I gather you will be coming...

All sounds good Duck, I gather you will be coming from Wollomombi and turning into Wongwibinda Road off the Armidale Road. If so I will meet you all there in the morning and follow along for the rest...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,995
Posted By CJL00
Bloody good to know Dude, thanks for the heads...

Bloody good to know Dude, thanks for the heads up. I was hoping the pub was open, too many reports saying different things.

Telstra claims service there so anyone who needs anything have an extra...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,995
Posted By CJL00
We have a group of 5 going in 4wd's the long way...

We have a group of 5 going in 4wd's the long way around from Northern NSW and are leaving this Saturday. If any rider wants some food, grog or anything else taken to the lake (within reason) we are...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,138
Posted By CJL00
Relax, it isn't the end of the world. But you can...

Relax, it isn't the end of the world. But you can see from out there....
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By CJL00
Well, after checking with the Power to be, I can...

Well, after checking with the Power to be, I can make the Sunday and Monday stages and the Sunday night frivolities, if it all goes that long that is.



If someone can indicate even a rough...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By CJL00
My new (then) 2009 F800GS original battery died...

My new (then) 2009 F800GS original battery died after about 16 months so towards the end of 2010 I put in the LFX18A-BS12 Shorai battery. When I sold the bike in May 2014 that same battery was still...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 35,692
Posted By CJL00
Just got my copy of that edition. Pretty piss...

Just got my copy of that edition. Pretty piss poor coverage really, typical though, if it isn't shiny new and goes real fast or from some "design" (read wanker) studio and outrageously priced they...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By CJL00
Sounds good, I should be able to get away early...

Sounds good, I should be able to get away early enough to catch up for a ride the first day and then follow along with the next days ride until I run out of time to head home.



Not into...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By CJL00
Hi Duck, I'm with Rob, I don't do face book, only...

Hi Duck, I'm with Rob, I don't do face book, only so many hours left, best not waste them. Barely have time for this place, the more details you can put up here the better.

Do you have to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 93,713
Posted By CJL00
Not wanting to hijack the thread but I would...

Not wanting to hijack the thread but I would think twice about the hydraulic conversion. The only one I know of is the Magura kit by Twalcom, although they don't have it listed on their site any...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,266
Posted By CJL00
I had a 2009 F800GS and the original battery died...

I had a 2009 F800GS and the original battery died just after 12 months. I replaced it with the LFX18A1-BS12 Shorai (18 amp hour, 270 CCA, according to the box it came in). I sold the bike in April...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,391
Posted By CJL00
Hi Russ, you cannot bring a bike that clean into...

Hi Russ, you cannot bring a bike that clean into this area, it will be impounded. didn't get out last weekend as the weather report was fine all day Saturday and chance of rain from Sunday lunch. The...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,391
Posted By CJL00
Don't get me wrong Russ, the roads you have...

Don't get me wrong Russ, the roads you have selected are normally quite good. When anyone asks about the quality of any road I try and answer with as much detail as I can, thinking not how I find the...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,322
Posted By CJL00
The only thing the picture of the not happy boys...

The only thing the picture of the not happy boys in their leather jackets made me think of was, Shit, did they have to do something to make them even crankier?

As for the German style helmets,...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,391
Posted By CJL00
Just having a closer look at your route now. ...

Just having a closer look at your route now.

There is a great lookout on the right just before the Harden's Road / Gresham Way intersection worth stopping at for a look. It is just after here...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,391
Posted By CJL00
There are sections of forest along Black Mountain...

There are sections of forest along Black Mountain Road that are constantly logged so if travelling through the week look out for log trucks. While they only use half the road it is usually the middle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,820
Posted By CJL00
http://shedmarket.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Maps/i-s...

http://shedmarket.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Maps/i-sq7NQLm/0/XL/IMG_0697-XL.jpg

Close up shot with the bracket outlined I swapped from my 2009 model.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By CJL00
My last F800GS had the AltRider bars and they had...

My last F800GS had the AltRider bars and they had made their fixing use this bolt location. They had made the fixing point of the bar fit in there and had supplied a longer bolt.

I too had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By CJL00
They seem expensive. When I purchased my...

They seem expensive. When I purchased my Adventure in April last year the BMW side panniers were $550 a box, which I thought was bloody cheap for genuine gear. If these after market ones are similar...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,820
Posted By CJL00
It is not as simple as swapping the bolts. I had...

It is not as simple as swapping the bolts. I had this stand on my 2009 F800GS for a good three years, best money I ever spent. The number of times it has allowed me to easily park on un-level or...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,595
Posted By CJL00
Good thing YouTube, the things you can find on...

Good thing YouTube, the things you can find on there. This is the same area that stumped me and the cruiser, in full, but faster. 0.38 my first fall, 0.58 where we couldn't get past....
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,595
Posted By CJL00
It is at the 3.40 point that was the first hill I...

It is at the 3.40 point that was the first hill I couldn't get the F800 up, had two attempts and both were off's so we walked it the rest. Two factors in that hill, dead 90 degree turn at the base so...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,589
Posted By CJL00
This road from Wingham to Nowendoc (Nowendoc Road...

This road from Wingham to Nowendoc (Nowendoc Road according to Google) is no different to the Old Grafton Road in difficulty, both very similar, or spectacular. If you can get your 1300 down one it...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,595
Posted By CJL00
Dead right I will be, will even bring a chair and...

Dead right I will be, will even bring a chair and an esky. Hopefully the big boys will do a few runs in either direction and will give me time to get from one hill to the next so I can video it all....
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,595
Posted By CJL00
I agree, I for one want to watch these big KTM's...

I agree, I for one want to watch these big KTM's going up and down some of those hills as they would be a sight to see. I truly am in awe of the skill needed to throw such a big bike up and down such...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,595
Posted By CJL00
Our last foray into that road was 4 years ago and...

Our last foray into that road was 4 years ago and it was "fairly" wet. We went up Sheetobark onto Kilprotay to go down to Bellbrook for lunch. Came across a few logs over the track that we could not...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,589
Posted By CJL00
The tightness of the switchbacks is something to...

The tightness of the switchbacks is something to take note of, a couple are first gear and slipping the clutch to get up and around so you do not run too wide onto incoming traffic. Going down is...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,589
Posted By CJL00
I second this comment regarding if wet, been...

I second this comment regarding if wet, been through there a few times just after rain and some sections are like ice, particularly if the log trucks are running, which is mostly weekdays, every day....
Forum: OZ Vendors 01-05-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,216
Posted By CJL00
I too am keen to know how the mattress is coming...

I too am keen to know how the mattress is coming along. 16 day trip planned in March so will be buying something by then. Will hold off if I know the Helinox version is close. I have two of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By CJL00
They were definitely AltRider, when I bought...

They were definitely AltRider, when I bought these in late 2009 they didn't have the upper bars as an option.

The only thing hurt in this fall was the pride. It was the end of the third last...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,178
Posted By CJL00
The advice I was given by an old bloke I worked...

The advice I was given by an old bloke I worked with was if you hadn't picked up by the time you had finished your sixth beer stop looking.

His theory was it is bad enough waking up with a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By CJL00
No problems with strength, as you can see here....

No problems with strength, as you can see here. Somehow, there wasn't even any mud on the ends of the handlebars, wish I could say the same for me. There were some other heavier falls although at...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,178
Posted By CJL00
My father's wisest words, The most valuable thing...

My father's wisest words, The most valuable thing you can give anyone is your time.

I used to always say to my two kids the old "behave, or I'll drop you like a school case" but it never seemed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By CJL00
If your's is a standard GS (that is, not the...

If your's is a standard GS (that is, not the Adventure model) try and see if you can get the AltRider brand bars. I had a set on my 2009 model and found that the few falls I had, some quite hard,...
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