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Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,370
Posted By Not the Messiah
What Bucket1960 said - Throw half of that shit...

What Bucket1960 said - Throw half of that shit away. Then think very carefully about the rest of it!
The shovel, hatchet and machete have no purpose on your trip. Yes, some places are remote out...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-03-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Not the Messiah
So now I'm getting tracks and all seems good. ...

So now I'm getting tracks and all seems good.
But it took more than just ticking the box - it didn't work at the start so out of frustration I did every "reset to defaults" that I could find. Then...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,037
Posted By Not the Messiah
Don't assume that it is a sophisticated problem...

Don't assume that it is a sophisticated problem like the ignition switch or the sensor ring! It could be something simple like a broken wire in a loom someplace.
I had the EWS message showing up...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-02-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Not the Messiah
Thanks Dan, I appreciate the help. The tick was...

Thanks Dan, I appreciate the help.
The tick was green when I got there this time, however I've been poking around so much I could have turned it on since I discovered the lack of tracks. Anyway,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-30-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Not the Messiah
Help with BMW Navigator V

Hey Young People! A little help for a Cyber Ancient, please.

I've just got my Navi V back from the BMW dealer - it had a glitch where it would "loose" the local maps and default to the global map...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Not the Messiah
Hi Vicks, I've read some motor noters...

Hi Vicks,

I've read some motor noters saying the "new" multiplate clutch is a bit variable in it's take-up point.
My personal opinion is that the lighter flywheel has a fair bit to do with it -...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,148
Posted By Not the Messiah
Buzz, I "test" rode a range of Adventure...

Buzz,
I "test" rode a range of Adventure touring bikes at a bike show when I was a happy owner of an '04 1200 GS and not intending to trade up.
The 1200 Tenere felt nice and capable but my summary...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,954
Posted By Not the Messiah
What the hell is BMW trying to do - Out-Japanese...

What the hell is BMW trying to do - Out-Japanese the Japanese?

If wanted a 4 cylinder chain drive adv bike I'd get a Versys and have enough coin left to get a trail bike as well.

But to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,008
Posted By Not the Messiah
Hmmm, 40th birthday ride eh? You've got me so...

Hmmm, 40th birthday ride eh? You've got me so jealous that I might have to go out and retrospectively celebrate my 40th. Then 50th, too.:1drink

Thanks for posting, looking forward to the...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,909
Posted By Not the Messiah
Murray Valley Highway has been great everytime...

Murray Valley Highway has been great everytime I've used it to get to the "good bits"..
Close to the top of my list (if I made one!) would be the Bylong Valley Way, it is a ripper and with little...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-23-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 136,197
Posted By Not the Messiah
Great stuff Jerry. Best news is that you're...

Great stuff Jerry. Best news is that you're loving it already.:clap:clap
Here's to wishing that the de-bug process is minimal and it keeps on surpassing the expectations and approaching the dreams
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By Not the Messiah
Oh, bugger off Per. It's 10.50pm and a work-day...

Oh, bugger off Per. It's 10.50pm and a work-day tomorrow, I can't stay up for another 34 minutes to watch all of this.
So I've bookmarked it and will sneak a peak in the office tomorrow!:D:D
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 136,197
Posted By Not the Messiah
Lovely lovely work Jerry. :clap:clap:clap

Lovely lovely work Jerry. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,891
Posted By Not the Messiah
Proney, You're headed in the right...

Proney,

You're headed in the right direction, getting onto a GS! My thoughts based on 4 years of GS'ing and 6 months of enjoying the WetHead:

Waiting for a KTM? I would, if the KTM is what...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By Not the Messiah
Love ya work, as always. Thanks for...

Love ya work, as always.

Thanks for sharing, Pete

Brian L
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,652
Posted By Not the Messiah
My thoughts, after 6 months of ownership...

My thoughts, after 6 months of ownership (preceded by 15 months of dreaming and drooling!):


Cylinder protection: I went of Hepco & Becker bars while waiting for MachineArt Moto to get supplies...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,113
Posted By Not the Messiah
Have fun you guys, i will be thinking of youse...

Have fun you guys, i will be thinking of youse whilst I'm at the annual company dinner at Crown Palladium!:cry:cry

Thanks for the tip Wal, but missing the company dinner is a Career Limiting Move...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-27-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 28,756
Posted By Not the Messiah
Nice work 3legs, and thanks for keeping the...

Nice work 3legs, and thanks for keeping the reports up.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,253
Posted By Not the Messiah
Following your lead

Hi GlitchO,

Like most of Melbourne's motorcyclists, got out and about today! Headed for Strath Creek & Flowerdale but spent a lovely long time tootling along fire trails between Buxton and Yea,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By Not the Messiah
Nice work Glitch O! That weather is pissing me...

Nice work Glitch O!
That weather is pissing me off though! I've spent a week (and a small fortune) taking a break and doing a family wedding in sunny Queensland and Melbourne turns that on! :cry...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,253
Posted By Not the Messiah
Mmmmmmmmmmmmm, those gravel roads look niiiice! ...

Mmmmmmmmmmmmm, those gravel roads look niiiice!
Got map, or a few road names for clues?

Good camera work too, and thanks for posting.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 181,871
Posted By Not the Messiah
Loverly work, GA. Thanks again for the...

Loverly work, GA. Thanks again for the sharing.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,235
Posted By Not the Messiah
Good on ya, TwoUp! :clap We'll be watching to...

Good on ya, TwoUp! :clap
We'll be watching to see what you find and how you go.

Good luck, eh.
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,060
Posted By Not the Messiah
Great stuff RPN. Thanks for spending the time...

Great stuff RPN. Thanks for spending the time putting this together, it's a great result.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,771
Posted By Not the Messiah
Ah, that must be a new edition of the mag - so...

Ah, that must be a new edition of the mag - so the next ride is to the newsagent then.....:D:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Not the Messiah
Nice work you blokes.:clap You're making me...

Nice work you blokes.:clap
You're making me homesick but. I grew up in that area, spent a lot of time riding as you describe (sit/stand waaay back and hold it flat)!
I havn't been game to tackle...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,559
Posted By Not the Messiah
Thargomindah? Did you wear the fox hat?:D:D ...

Thargomindah? Did you wear the fox hat?:D:D

Man, that sunrise woulda been more than a little special....

Love ya work..
Cheers
Brian
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,123
Posted By Not the Messiah
Nice work Kimi, thanks for sharing:clap

Nice work Kimi, thanks for sharing:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By Not the Messiah
After a fair bit of costly experimentation on my...

After a fair bit of costly experimentation on my old 04 GS, I was pretty wary of spending big again on the my Wasserboxer so I gave the Laminar Lip a try. And I'm very happy with it. It has lifted...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,069
Posted By Not the Messiah
I did the grinding thing on the right peg, fitted...

I did the grinding thing on the right peg, fitted them up nicely and rode the bike twice with them on - they've been back in the box since. Well except for time that two mates have had them on their...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,771
Posted By Not the Messiah
Hi GA, Engineers question: Did they say...

Hi GA,

Engineers question: Did they say how much power they get out of the water wheel when the water is there?

Cheers
BL
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-03-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 28,756
Posted By Not the Messiah
3 legs, I reckon the engine is well worth a try...

3 legs,
I reckon the engine is well worth a try as is, those bores don't look that bad.
I ran too smoke trail bikes for years on a married-with-kids budget and saw much much worse scars on cylinder...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,774
Posted By Not the Messiah
G'Day Mark, Sorry to read about your health...

G'Day Mark,

Sorry to read about your health woes, pleased that your trip is happening in revised form! You picked a good time to be someplace other than downunder - it's f-f-f-f freezing cold...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,378
Posted By Not the Messiah
Nice work. Two riding tips: Stand up in...

Nice work.

Two riding tips:
Stand up in the tight bits, and in those rutted sections. That will let the bike move around under you while your body isn't thrown around and de-stabilised.
In the...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,167
Posted By Not the Messiah
I gotta write this down to dredge it out of the...

I gotta write this down to dredge it out of the memory:
First there was the Victa powered Healing, home built (in the avatar)
Then a DT 175 with my first pay packet from my first real job.
Then...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By Not the Messiah
Size XXL for me, please. Prefer black print on...

Size XXL for me, please. Prefer black print on white shirt but any colour would do!:D:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,559
Posted By Not the Messiah
Nice work guys. looking forward to the rest of...

Nice work guys. looking forward to the rest of it..:clap

Only one way to find out - jump right in and start swimming (or dog paddling):D:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By Not the Messiah
Hey GA, 'owsitgoinmateorright? I'd like to...

Hey GA, 'owsitgoinmateorright?

I'd like to be really critical of your slowness in putting this up, but I've got a bunch of piccies of my trip to Alice that I've done nothing with (yet):wink:
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-20-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 136,197
Posted By Not the Messiah
I'm looking at this build from a few different...

I'm looking at this build from a few different angles:
As a former SV650 owner, engine choice is "ohhh, YES":raabia
As an adventure bike rider, the overall project is "yep, yep":nod
As an engineer...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By Not the Messiah
If you're short on air to set the bead, whip out...

If you're short on air to set the bead, whip out your butane gas can and a quick whoooomph will get you right:D:D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOa46yQtWkI

(I hope this linky thing works....
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