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Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By Precis
Looking at their site, you'd swear they were...

Looking at their site, you'd swear they were operating out of a shack in Manilla: try reading the description of their Wet Weather Suit for Mens (sic) under the Rain Gears (sic) tab.
Think I'll...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By Precis
I think we're now on about the 7th generation of...

I think we're now on about the 7th generation of transition technology; I had a set of early ones and was disappointed - one lens changed more than the other, so I looked like a pirate.
My optician...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 91,421
Posted By Precis
Quick Question

Does anyone know if the sub-frame on the DRz400E is the same as the one on the SM model?
I know the US-spec E doesn't have the under-fender bracket to support the tool-bag, or the final hoop - so it...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By Precis
New Bell helmets have a transition visor... so,...

New Bell helmets have a transition visor... so, eager young cop stops you in sunshine and books you for a "tinted" visor, but in the shade, it turns clear... WTF? It would be bloody funny to video -...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 588,371
Posted By Precis
DRz400E sub-frame

Anyone got a straight-ish DRz sub-frame lying about? Mine's got a bit of an air-gap and is quite far from straight... can be fixed, but easier to replace.
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,811
Posted By Precis
What do you call a Murricane who can't find the...

What do you call a Murricane who can't find the edge of the billabong?
Bob...
:lol3
Lighten up guys - he's not from around here...:evil
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,811
Posted By Precis
And anyway, TheProphet doesn't have English as a...

And anyway, TheProphet doesn't have English as a first or home language; he's a Muricane....
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,143
Posted By Precis
Might this have anything to do with the...

Might this have anything to do with the suggestion that Michael Schumacher's traumatic brain injury was apparently caused by a camera mounted on his helmet?
Just thinking aloud.
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,412
Posted By Precis
Remember you in your hummock on the verandah, but...

Remember you in your hummock on the verandah, but not Alf shutting early: we pitched a tent out the back & Mrs P went on a road-ride with Brian Rix et al. What was it - 7-8 years ago?

Good to...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,026
Posted By Precis
Ummm... I seem to have accidentally bought...

Ummm... I seem to have accidentally bought another DRz ... you know how it goes: you're in a town you've never been to before, talking to folk you've never met, you just happen to be in the ute and...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By Precis
Have nothing but good to say about Howard...

Have nothing but good to say about Howard Instruments in Heidelberg, Vic.
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By Precis
My great-grandad was in WW1, father-in-law in...

My great-grandad was in WW1, father-in-law in North Africa & Italy in WW2, a great uncle is buried at Arnhem, a distant cousin fought in Aden and died in winter training in Wales, my dad was in Korea...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Precis
Madas still in business?

Madas still in business?
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,730
Posted By Precis
GM: you going to the Guzzi Raduno? Def worth the...

GM: you going to the Guzzi Raduno? Def worth the effort if the timing works.
Re Mrs GM: Leave her shopping in Florence or Milan while you hire a bike (from Agostini) & hit the passes.
Or simply...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,790
Posted By Precis
Or you could start with a DRz, throw on decent...

Or you could start with a DRz, throw on decent suspension, tank and racks with hard or soft luggage, a wide-ratio gearbox, HID lights, bars, satnav, pegs & a pipe - and probably have change left over!
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,790
Posted By Precis
Ouch. Isn't it offered for 7990 Old English...

Ouch. Isn't it offered for 7990 Old English Guineas in Blighty?

In contrast, the ZongSheng ADV bike is US$3990, admittedly as a 250, but with a 650 donk in the same chassis apparently a sure...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,790
Posted By Precis
Emma Chissit, Troye?

Emma Chissit, Troye?
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,544
Posted By Precis
Bought a 55" telly just in time for Bathurst! ...

Bought a 55" telly just in time for Bathurst!
Jeez, that sucker is big!
Makes me smile that I paid $600 and just a few years ago the rich people were paying anything up to $6000.
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 21,564
Posted By Precis
I also have a couple of Rotax V-twins: they...

I also have a couple of Rotax V-twins: they specify rivetted links. Not one but two Poms on the AF1 forum decided that it's too hard and fitted circlip links. Both failed - expensively. I think I'll...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 21,564
Posted By Precis
No, you don't need a sprocket puller. If the...

No, you don't need a sprocket puller.
If the original chain was rivetted, there's probably a good reason to replace it with another one: rivetting tools aren't expensive.
Moly grease will be enough...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,881
Posted By Precis
So, Pivot Pegz are off your menu then? I...

So, Pivot Pegz are off your menu then?
I certainly hope you don't want much medical assistance when you grow old and grey.
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,881
Posted By Precis
I'm happy to travel 25km in each direction, to...

I'm happy to travel 25km in each direction, to shop at a place that has a fair selection, good prices - and friendly, knowledgeable staff with a can-do attitude: happy to name it too: BikeMart in...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,208
Posted By Precis
Deja vu: day or two back I see a couple of bikes...

Deja vu: day or two back I see a couple of bikes stopped in a clearing next to a sharp right-hander - and another facing the wrong way... clearly something not right, so I stop too.
Matey has...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,881
Posted By Precis
The 'wholesaler' is the manufacturer - no...

The 'wholesaler' is the manufacturer - no middleman.
It is, in part at least, 'our pollies' (or the laws they impose on us) that have this effect. The local TGA - Therapeutic Goods Administration -...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,881
Posted By Precis
Consider this: we have a medical supply business:...

Consider this: we have a medical supply business: our customers can buy equipment retail from America that IS MADE IN SYDNEY, for hundreds of dollars less than our wholesale price.
It's not...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,208
Posted By Precis
S'funny - I was pondering exactly this on my...

S'funny - I was pondering exactly this on my commute this morning, just after I'd nodded to a BMW GS and been utterly ignored - and it occurred to me that this is now quite common - used to be that...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Precis
So it's just the two of you then? :rofl

So it's just the two of you then? :rofl
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By Precis
Very neat - is that in the Philipines? BTW - I...

Very neat - is that in the Philipines?
BTW - I don't Bookface either - and the video played right off the page for me. :freaky
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By Precis
I've got some Guatemalan rum. I think it's...

I've got some Guatemalan rum.
I think it's made from cannonballs.
Does this count?
Ride sounds fun - what tank range would a person need? (Tossing up between my regular ride and my *&5$ DRz)
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Precis
If life gives you melons, you might have...

If life gives you melons, you might have dailysexia...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Precis
This process looks like it would do the biz: ...

This process looks like it would do the biz:
http://www.electromold.com.au/products/nicobuild_hard_nickel_plating
They're in Thomastown. No idea about price.
Or there's...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Precis
Good quality exhaust paint? HPC in Loengatha,...

Good quality exhaust paint?
HPC in Loengatha, Vic do a top job on ceramic coating - and Auspost has now located Leongatha and both collects and delivers there most days.
Theirs is the ONLY black...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 91,421
Posted By Precis
You haven't ridden a DRz with a stock seat, have...

You haven't ridden a DRz with a stock seat, have you?
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Precis
Lots: ...

Lots:
http://www.trailtech.net/digital-gauges/vapor
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Precis
Legalities aside - and I think that if the...

Legalities aside - and I think that if the vehicle's legally registered overseas and it's here for a finite and temporary period you won't need any local registration - I see you include "and...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 91,421
Posted By Precis
Spelling full stop is quite easy: F U L L S T O...

Spelling full stop is quite easy: F U L L S T O P.... :lol3
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,544
Posted By Precis
What's old is new again. Blame the hipsters.

What's old is new again.
Blame the hipsters.
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,544
Posted By Precis
Hanging out at the local milkbar, pretty good;...

Hanging out at the local milkbar, pretty good; sliding down the road while being leapt on by your bike: probably not too long!
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,504
Posted By Precis
Wrong Victoria....:lol3

Wrong Victoria....:lol3
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 10,281
Posted By Precis
Shit on a stick: some fingers, thumbs and toes...

Shit on a stick: some fingers, thumbs and toes suggest that me and and my not-oldest bike make 96... bloody hell, I've got some old bikes.... :norton
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