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Forum: Australia 11-06-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,977
Posted By MikeyR
I once used my F650GS to muster sheep... worked...

I once used my F650GS to muster sheep... worked quite well.

I don't think the CT has an automatic clutch anymore, but these were great for slow mustering work.
Forum: Australia 08-14-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,965
Posted By MikeyR
That new bike is rubbish = I haven't seen/ridden...

That new bike is rubbish = I haven't seen/ridden it, but it can't be as good as a DR650.
Forum: Australia 05-08-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,672
Posted By MikeyR
Tribute to David Gough's Life

For those that knew him, A Tribute to David's life will be held at the family property, 142 Clearview Rd, Darbys Falls, on Saturday May 12th, at 11am.

For catering purposes, please RSVP to...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,920
Posted By MikeyR
I have a Revit Jacket, the model prior to the...

I have a Revit Jacket, the model prior to the Sand, and has been good in summer, surprised just how much air flows through in hot weather. Have yet to try it in the cold or wet, but is very...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19,219
Views: 2,311,889
Posted By MikeyR
Saw this at the servo this morning, on the back...

Saw this at the servo this morning, on the back of a Burgman Scoot. At first I laughed, but after speaking to the lady, and her telling me she tours the country, and that the dog enjoys himself, I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 114,406
Posted By MikeyR
Spoke to a lady at the petrol station, who tours...

Spoke to a lady at the petrol station, who tours all over Australia on a Burgman Scoot with her dog. Living the Dream!

http://i.imgur.com/pjNyj.jpg
Forum: Australia 02-22-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 7,453
Posted By MikeyR
Wonder no more! http://i.imgur.com/oARrM.jpg

Wonder no more!

http://i.imgur.com/oARrM.jpg
Forum: Australia 02-19-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 7,453
Posted By MikeyR
Another nice spot out that way is Rocky Bridge...

Another nice spot out that way is Rocky Bridge Creek.

If you are coming from Neville Via Kentuckey Rd, Turn left instead of right at Carolina Rd, which is the main road back to Trunkey Creek....
Forum: Australia 02-18-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,494
Posted By MikeyR
Whilst the Yamaha 200 Ag is great around the...

Whilst the Yamaha 200 Ag is great around the farm, I would not like to take it on the road! It has front drum brakes. We have one for mustering sheep, and it is good for this purpose, but is...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,115,322
Posted By MikeyR
They aint, I read somewhere that we are only...

They aint, I read somewhere that we are only getting the S version here, not they X.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 44,065
Posted By MikeyR
Actually, knees were OK! A few scratches only....

Actually, knees were OK! A few scratches only. But I was only going about 20km/h when i came off. Hands took the worst off it, completely wore out the palms on my MX gloves.

Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 44,065
Posted By MikeyR
I have the Draggin jeans, and have had a off on...

I have the Draggin jeans, and have had a off on the gravel with them, and they held up with hardly a scratch, but only slid a few meters on my knees. After that, I wear pants with knee protection!
...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,240
Posted By MikeyR
From Just Bikes Website: The BMW G 650 GS...

From Just Bikes Website:

The BMW G 650 GS Sertão, the successor to previous tough, go-anywhere single cylinder Adventure models, will arrive in Australia with a starting price of $12,700. In...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 31,449
Posted By MikeyR
The section they are widening is from The...

The section they are widening is from The Abercrombie Bridge towards the caves! Been through there on the F650 with tourances, OK if you take it easy!

Mike
Forum: Australia 01-31-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,397
Posted By MikeyR
The Bathurst - Goulburn Rd will be closed between...

The Bathurst - Goulburn Rd will be closed between Tuena and Trunkey Creek

Weekdays from 7am-6pm, for about 6 weeks, starting in Mid February

RTA are widening the road.

Mike
Forum: Australia 01-19-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,847
Posted By MikeyR
TE630! It's basically a big trail bike. ...

TE630! It's basically a big trail bike.

Everyone wants a bike with the power, fuel and luggage capabilities of a GSA, but expects them to weigh less than 200kg wet, and handle like a 450 off...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,209
Posted By MikeyR
http://www.belcocustomtrailers.com.au/landsea.htm...

http://www.belcocustomtrailers.com.au/landsea.htm ?

I have a carry me camper, which sits on the back of our dual cab, which is a good set up

I imagine with all that gear, you would need a...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 477,222
Posted By MikeyR
Closing Down Auction - Bathurst

Great Western Motorcycles, in Bathurst, is closing down, and are auctioning their stock:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,966,836
Posted By MikeyR
I can't imagine taking my dog on my road bike! ...

I can't imagine taking my dog on my road bike!

I have a Yamaha 200 AG bike on the farm, and my sheep dog sits sideways across the seat when he is allowed, and I have to be real careful in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,138
Posted By MikeyR
I've seen all the arguments for and against...

I've seen all the arguments for and against lowering / raising the COG when standing, but I think that standing also helps by placing more weight over the front, thus allowing the main part of the...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19,219
Views: 2,311,889
Posted By MikeyR
The Hippo sounds like my chainsaw! :rofl

The Hippo sounds like my chainsaw! :rofl
Forum: Australia 12-14-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By MikeyR
Thanks for the feedback guys Yes, some...

Thanks for the feedback guys

Yes, some bikes still require pannier frames to keep the bags away from Mufflers, If I get them for my F650GS (still undecided!), I will use frames.

Mike
Forum: Australia 12-12-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By MikeyR
Question Enduristan Panniers

Has anyone got these? Can't find any feedback on them.

http://www.enduristan.com.au/en/products/monsoon.html

I know Wolfman and Andy Strapz have good panniers.

Cheers
Forum: Australia 11-21-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,092
Posted By MikeyR
I have a Dririder Mesh Jacket, but it is black,...

I have a Dririder Mesh Jacket, but it is black, and seems to soak up the heat.

Recently got a Revit Sand Jacket, with grey sleeves, and was impressed just how cool it was. Even standing with the...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 696,401
Posted By MikeyR
Go anywhere adventure Bike... ...

Go anywhere adventure Bike...

http://i.imgur.com/QGf1d.jpg
Forum: Australia 11-07-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By MikeyR
Adventure Unicycle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=K3sS9xgFIxY

Needs a knobby, and a topbox! Looks like fun.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,784
Posted By MikeyR
Riding through town, and getting waves and smiles...

Riding through town, and getting waves and smiles from the kids, or teenage girls stopping in the middle of the road behind you at an intersection, and saying "do a wheelie", or guys coming up to you...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By MikeyR
All Service Motors here in Cowra work on my...

All Service Motors here in Cowra work on my F650GS, and Rob is a great mechanic.

I also have a mate in Cowra that is a whiz with motorcycles, Lee Felton. He is good at sorting out electrical...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By MikeyR
was in Beasts a while ago ...

was in Beasts a while ago

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=725342&highlight=x-over

Nice looking bike
Forum: Australia 10-12-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,291
Posted By MikeyR
If all goes to plan, I will get to this, with a...

If all goes to plan, I will get to this, with a mate from Cowra.

My plan is to head down on Friday.

Even wrote a poem over breakfast the other day.

Mike
Forum: Australia 10-11-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,304
Posted By MikeyR
Here is a link to the ride report on facebook,...

Here is a link to the ride report on facebook, looked like fun.

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.220202471375472.58086.151201978275522&type=1

Mike
Forum: Australia 10-04-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,907
Posted By MikeyR
I've think they are building them in Germany...

I've think they are building them in Germany again. I like the look of it!
Forum: Australia 09-27-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 65,015
Posted By MikeyR
Thanks, but donate the money to the scrapheap...

Thanks, but donate the money to the scrapheap ride! I'm planning on being there, not far from home.

Mike
Forum: Australia 09-26-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 65,015
Posted By MikeyR
Do I get a prize for a correct guess on...

Do I get a prize for a correct guess on facebook????? :rofl

Mike
Forum: Australia 09-26-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,605
Posted By MikeyR
I always get a wave or a nod from other riders on...

I always get a wave or a nod from other riders on bikes, be it a Harley, sports bike, whatever.

Maybe they feel sorry for me on my BMW?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By MikeyR
+1 on the Garnae's. I have wide feet, from too...

+1 on the Garnae's. I have wide feet, from too much bare feet as a kid, and my G quads are a good fit.

Mike
Forum: Australia 08-18-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,694
Posted By MikeyR
Laugh A scooter? One of those Yamaha Tmax 500's, made...

A scooter? One of those Yamaha Tmax 500's, made for the job of commuting!
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By MikeyR
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=257578...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=257578

Just got mine today, looks cool on the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By MikeyR
Hello WildO, welcome to ADVRider Try posting...

Hello WildO, welcome to ADVRider

Try posting this in the Australian forum, you will get more info, and the locals know about LAMS.

I picked up a 03 F650GS, and love it. $7,500, with 34.000 on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 70,755
Posted By MikeyR
03 F650GS - 45-50MPG, but can get 70 if just...

03 F650GS - 45-50MPG, but can get 70 if just cruisin.
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