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Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,451
Posted By Big Red
I almost bought a KLE four years or so ago, I...

I almost bought a KLE four years or so ago, I regret not grabbing it while I had the chance :( seemed like a very capable bike that was happy on the road too, and felt well balanced.
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,073
Posted By Big Red
Sounds like fun, can I come??!!! I've only done...

Sounds like fun, can I come??!!! I've only done the Simpson on four wheels, two would be a much truer experience!
Forum: Trials 05-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,610
Posted By Big Red
I have a real affinity towards old TY's... ...

I have a real affinity towards old TY's... 318734
...that's me on the front!
Forum: Trip Planning 03-27-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 527,659
Posted By Big Red
Tent Space Sign-Up Thread

In Australia here, down in Geelong, Victoria.

I've got a nice back lawn for tents and a decent verandah to keep undercover if the weather's rough, or you're welcome to claim a patch of carpet...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
Great, ain't it?!

Great, ain't it?!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 30,745
Views: 7,401,008
Posted By Big Red
That's fantastic! There's a guy near me on a...

That's fantastic! There's a guy near me on a really nice Harley (don't know my models, but it's on the smaller side, but customized and with a killer paint job).

I took double-take the first time...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
A couple quick snaps from a recent quick three...

A couple quick snaps from a recent quick three night trip. I'd stopped to pick up some groceries on my way through town, so had a bit of extra baggage all over the place, that Thermarest and...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
I think that's fantastic, so many guys would just...

I think that's fantastic, so many guys would just give up and say "Oh well, other than the caravan, my camping days are over..." Good on you!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 208,205
Posted By Big Red
Well there's your first problem right there ...

Well there's your first problem right there

Sounds like the recipe for a quiet night in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
...probably, can't really hear it over the...

...probably, can't really hear it over the cam-chain noise though :P
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
I'm surprised I've had that a few times too, but...

I'm surprised I've had that a few times too, but I'm on a grotty old (ie, half restored) Honda...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
What a great story! My little guy (not quite two...

What a great story! My little guy (not quite two yet) loves having a sit on the bike with Dad. Too young to have a ride yet, but he's worked it out, used to love just sitting in front of me on the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-08-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By Big Red
Just incase anyone was wondering... I ended up...

Just incase anyone was wondering... I ended up getting an Etrex 30 for $250 from a local JB. Local BCF had them for $380, so I popped down to JB, explained what stupid thing I'd done, asked his best...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
Meh, grown-up ways of solving conflict are just...

Meh, grown-up ways of solving conflict are just boring anyway...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-28-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By Big Red
Wow, why have I never found this shop before?!

Wow, why have I never found this shop before?!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-28-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By Big Red
Thanks guys, yeah, a GPS first would be good :P I...

Thanks guys, yeah, a GPS first would be good :P I keep forgetting that a few states have a holiday this Monday, so even express post from them won't reach me till after I've left.

Something else...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-28-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By Big Red
In need of a new GPS, ASAP!

G'day all,

Today I had one of those days where I caught myself doing a couple really stupid things, you know. the sorts of things that any reasonable person (including yourself, on any other day)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 30,745
Views: 7,401,008
Posted By Big Red
...I do :P

...I do :P
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
Hiking in an armoured, thermal touring jacket...

Hiking in an armoured, thermal touring jacket isn't fun ;)
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
Great packing! Gets me wondering though, is the...

Great packing! Gets me wondering though, is the weather fairly consistent and predictable while you're out? I'm heading off for a week away and the hardest thing is planning the non-riding clothes....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
[QUOTE=veriest1;19671076] Him: Man I had a...

[QUOTE=veriest1;19671076]
Him: Man I had a xrtzcbr12501500 and it's front tire was this big and the rear was like this! As he held his hands out about 2 1/2 feet apart.
/QUOTE]
"...and you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
That's gotta be my favorite interaction on the...

That's gotta be my favorite interaction on the road, when a bored looking kid spots you out the side window, or out the back at traffic lights and you give them a little wave. That excited wave back,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
Now that's when you gotta worry!

Now that's when you gotta worry!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30,745
Views: 7,401,008
Posted By Big Red
If I were riding with a guy in knee-high...

If I were riding with a guy in knee-high stockings, I'd be minimizing contact as much as possible too
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
Everyday I'm working in the office, if it's been...

Everyday I'm working in the office, if it's been raining at all I'll hear: "Ooooh, you're gonna get a wet bum!" as I'm heading out the door. If I'm on the pushy, I'll say: "Nah, brought some garbage...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
I used to be scared of Bunyips, swagmen and...

I used to be scared of Bunyips, swagmen and teenagers... Until a beautiful old ghost gum dropped a massive man-sized branch right next to where I was setting up for lunch! Now I'm only scared of the...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
Looks about perfect, I've got a little...

Looks about perfect, I've got a little lightweight 6' one I use as a general utility tarp, a little small to huddle under though. The only thing that's steered me away from bigger tarps is that here...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
Very nicely done, what size tarp is that?

Very nicely done, what size tarp is that?
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
Ahhhh, I love this forum!

Ahhhh, I love this forum!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 30,745
Views: 7,401,008
Posted By Big Red
Ahhh, so THAT'S how Google-Maps get street view...

Ahhh, so THAT'S how Google-Maps get street view pics :P
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
VERY nearly packed, well done!

VERY nearly packed, well done!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,912
Posted By Big Red
I often get the 'what kind of bike is that'...

I often get the 'what kind of bike is that' question, even if I'm in a shop with gear on, but no bike in sight. It usually comes from the pimply guy whose response to anything I say is gonna be "aww,...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,136
Posted By Big Red
[/QUOTE] I was having a bit of a hunt around...

[/QUOTE]

I was having a bit of a hunt around a few weeks back, and just remembered to pop back in here! Came across this on ebay...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5,863
Views: 2,336,794
Posted By Big Red
I love to hear thoughts from folks who have owned...

I love to hear thoughts from folks who have owned the Alites and the Kermits, their pack sizes don't look too different from the couple 'how to' videos I've seen, so does it just come down to weight...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 208,205
Posted By Big Red
Almost cleaned up a tradies ladder on the freeway...

Almost cleaned up a tradies ladder on the freeway last week. Could have been nasty, since I actually didn't notice it! I saw the truck a was following (a fair way behind) make a strange manoeuvre,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,693
Posted By Big Red
About 20 where I work, I'm on a bike every day,...

About 20 where I work, I'm on a bike every day, either motor of pushy (we only have one car, and my wife called dibs on that years ago...). There's one guy with a Bug scooter, which you'll see...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 30,745
Views: 7,401,008
Posted By Big Red
Ummm... is that a spray bottle in that canister...

Ummm... is that a spray bottle in that canister down by his feet? Window cleaner perhaps?
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,803
Posted By Big Red
I occasionally have the same issue with my old...

I occasionally have the same issue with my old Honda if it's more than a week and a half between rides (which it usually isn't, but on those times it is :ddog...

The best, and simplest answer I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,533
Posted By Big Red
I carry a little pouch with three or four of...

I carry a little pouch with three or four of those little bulbs, but your reply got me thinking about their efficiency... Then, I happened to be in a boating/camping store yesterday and came across...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,136
Posted By Big Red
Sorry for the OT question, but what mount do you...

Sorry for the OT question, but what mount do you have there for your Etrex? I've got a small clip that attaches mine to my pushbike, haven't attempted to attach it to the motorbike, don't know how...
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