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Forum: Hacks 05-15-2015, 04:13 PM
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Posted By ErictheBiking
Sure, why not.

Sure, why not.
Forum: Hacks 05-14-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
What a great idea Luke. Can I order one to be...

What a great idea Luke.
Can I order one to be paid for in whichever currency you choose?
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Looking really good Luke. Its coming together...

Looking really good Luke. Its coming together nicely.

The self adjusting toe in/out sounds very innovative.

The Donaldson air cleaner and a big round headlight in the nose will finish it off...
Forum: Hacks 05-02-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Good morning Luke, Its one of those Tool...

Good morning Luke,

Its one of those Tool Tubes.
I keep the puncture repair goo in it after a bottle in the Gus Bus top box wore through and leaked all through everything.:cry
Forum: Hacks 05-02-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
First overnight trip on dirt

Cania Gorge via the back way through Kalpower.
The TD handled the corrugations well. Passenger is very happy with the ride comfort.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By ErictheBiking
Simple, strong, but is it a good idea?

In Oz of course.



http://clancy.smugmug.com/Rallies/2015-Vic-Sidecar/i-VzTxZch/0/L/IMG_4512-L.jpg
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By ErictheBiking
I had GL1500 sidecar outfit and the electric...

I had GL1500 sidecar outfit and the electric reverse worked really well with no problems
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 68,026
Posted By ErictheBiking
1987 K100LT with stuff removed and a bit on the side

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t279/migmidas1/IMGP6985_zpsw420kzqx.jpg
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t279/migmidas1/Dec%202014%20002_zpsranohfar.jpg
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Yes, the pivot points are where it runs very...

Yes, the pivot points are where it runs very close.
Now that I've had time to think about it, a 120 x 90 [if available] would fit as it would be taller not wider.

Looking forward to seeing your...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
New front tyre

Rear Bridgestone Battlax BT-45. 120 80 18.

Thanks for your suggestions Luke, however I had already ordered this based on an inmate's reported good results.

There is not much room between the...
Forum: Hacks 03-14-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Home safe and sound

Had a good trip home. I enjoyed the power to climb hills and overtake easily.
The outfit attracted attention whenever I stopped.
At my first fuel stop, an Indian bloke with a strong accent came...
Forum: Hacks 03-14-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Posted a report of the ride home with pics but...

Posted a report of the ride home with pics but lost the bleeding lot when the satellite connection dropped out.
Will try again later when its more stable.
The joys of country living.
Forum: Hacks 03-12-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Actually, the question was more about if you...

Actually, the question was more about if you thought the Unit leading link would be able to handle the presumably increased braking of the wheel with the honking great twin rotors given its marginal...
Forum: Hacks 03-12-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Maybe I should have gone into it a bit more with...

Maybe I should have gone into it a bit more with you.

What worries me is if the leading link apparently can't handle the two smaller BMW rotors, how can it handle two much bigger rotors?

This...
Forum: Hacks 03-11-2015, 05:19 PM
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Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
As usual there are two sides to every...

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Also two 1000km round trips tp pick up two separate...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2015, 10:18 PM
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Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Go ahead and sell it then

Sell it for what it owes me AND have the cash money to hand when I arrive on Saturday and 25% [$6000] is yours on the spot.
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
[Your ad does you no favours, either. The pic' of...

[Your ad does you no favours, either. The pic' of the beer in the boot, really ? What mental image are you trying to convey to potential buyers ? That you are the archetypal, beer drinking, harley...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Well meant advice no doubt. I wasn't...

Well meant advice no doubt.

I wasn't complaining, just remarking on the small Aussie market for this sort of item. It will go to a good home eventually.

Besides, we never ever imagined that...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2015, 02:20 AM
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Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
I accept if you think it will help Luke. The...

I accept if you think it will help Luke.
The price I'm asking its basically the bike with a free sidecar or vice versa.
I've only had interest from dickheads with no money or wanting to swap a 1995...
Forum: Hacks 03-05-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
See you Sat 14th March between 0900 and 0930. ...

See you Sat 14th March between 0900 and 0930.

Eric
Forum: Hacks 03-05-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Luke, I've had no message since January 30th...

Luke,

I've had no message since January 30th and for some reason the option to PM you has disappeared.
Having not heard from you, we cancelled our holiday which was disappointing but presumed you...
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By ErictheBiking
I'd rather have good quality soft brake pads than...

I'd rather have good quality soft brake pads than hard brake pads.
I found out the hard way by wearing out my disc rotors.
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2014, 04:03 PM
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Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
You're welcome. All the best for whatever comes...

You're welcome.
All the best for whatever comes your way in 2015
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,855
Posted By ErictheBiking
I have a much heavier rig than you with no...

I have a much heavier rig than you with no steering modifications [ see Gus Bus- Harley thread ] and even loaded up with passenger and gear for a three weeks trip it is much easier to steer than how...
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2014, 03:07 PM
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Views: 2,797,339
Posted By ErictheBiking
BSA/Hillman Imp - Watsonian

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/U9wAAOSw54xUX3z2/$_57.JPG
Forum: Hacks 10-15-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,744
Posted By ErictheBiking
Was it not repairable?

Was it not repairable?
Forum: Hacks 09-18-2014, 04:02 PM
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Views: 7,117
Posted By ErictheBiking
And I can confirm from experience - it works very...

And I can confirm from experience - it works very well.
PTTP.
Pump on, Tap open, Tap closed, Pump off .

Luke designed it so it can be operated while on the move, though it is easier for the...
Forum: Hacks 06-23-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By ErictheBiking
Good luck. Mind you, I was mostly travelling at...

Good luck.
Mind you, I was mostly travelling at only 100/110 kph [60/65 mph].
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t279/migmidas1/...

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t279/migmidas1/AliceSpringstripMay2014299_zpsbbbc2ff8.jpg
Grand Parade Alice Springs
...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
Luke nailed it. Barkly Highway heading to...

Luke nailed it.

Barkly Highway heading to Three Ways, having not long left Camooweal.
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 03:50 PM
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Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
The Gus Bus goes to Alice Springs for the Ulysses AGM

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t279/migmidas1/AliceSpringstripMay2014018_zps90c43588.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t279/migmidas1/AliceSpringstripMay2014321_zpsada64cc2.jpg

Fuel...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,342
Posted By ErictheBiking
Well, I'll speak for the GL1500 Goldwing as this...

Well, I'll speak for the GL1500 Goldwing as this was my outfit.
A 175/75 R16 light truck Pirelli tire was mounted on the bike's rear rim by a Honda motorcycle workshop.
It was very slightly taller...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,342
Posted By ErictheBiking
So if we have a reality where heavy, powerful...

So if we have a reality where heavy, powerful sidecar outfits are running car tires on unmodified motorcycle wheels over long distances and varied terrains [sometimes extreme as seen in videos posted...
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,342
Posted By ErictheBiking
And yet

I know in theory you are right;
However, in Oz, car tires are fitted successfully to GSX1400 outfits which are more powerful and heavier than the DL1000.

I ran a car tire on a 1500 Goldwing...
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By ErictheBiking
Michelin Commander 2

I have just completed a 6000km trip on my FLHT outfit [the Gus Bus] and the Michelin Commander 2 tires front and back have plenty left in them.

Temperatures at one point were around 35 Celsius.
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
"My hair was grey when I got there but after that...

"My hair was grey when I got there but after that trip in the tub, it's now WHITE. I would never have believed that you could do those things on anything without it either flipping or self...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,216
Posted By ErictheBiking
Where I work, they are very strict on safety -...

Where I work, they are very strict on safety - they will issue a 'first and final' written warning if you are seen not to be wearing a seat belt in a vehicle.

Anyway, we run a few open topped...
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,942
Posted By ErictheBiking
I had a Goldwing sidecar outfit with an electric...

I had a Goldwing sidecar outfit with an electric brake, adjustable for load and road conditions and it was excellent.

My current outfit has an individual brake on the sidecar wheel and FR700...
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
The loop behind the seat is for a strap to stop...

The loop behind the seat is for a strap to stop the tonneau cover sagging when rain sits on it or flapping as you get down the road.


Grab a strap from bunnings, they're only a couple of beer...
Forum: Hacks 03-15-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 128,619
Posted By ErictheBiking
'Outstanding, Eric ... now go and get it dirty' ...

'Outstanding, Eric ... now go and get it dirty'

Thanks Luke, but I think you mean dirtier.
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