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Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,980
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 586,234
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Guavadude, Have been using a K & N (with the...

Guavadude,
Have been using a K & N (with the foam insert) for 10 years on a F650 Dakar = 300+K kms.
GOB
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,155
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
A couple of good reads: "One Man Caravan"......

A couple of good reads:
"One Man Caravan"... forgotten the author's name, but a bloke back in the 30s (?) did a lap on an in line Douglas. Also, "Investment Biker" by Jim Rogers, has a very...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 32,038
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Salt Racer

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Regarding push...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,462
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Mechanical Layout

Whilst not a mechanical engineer, and after 40+ years of playing around with these “Boxer” engines, a couple of questions popped into my head:
Why is it that the left hand cylinder is the one in...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,865
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
The old man once said to me. "Son, don't make my...

The old man once said to me. "Son, don't make my mistake... practice birth control". Yeah, thanks Dad.

And, the old grandad's favourite saying - "Don't sweat the small shit.
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,470
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Well done that man. What a good idea.

Well done that man. What a good idea.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8,345
Views: 1,142,539
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Fork Gaiters

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Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 16,456
Views: 2,028,977
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16,456
Views: 2,028,977
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
L/H Switch Alternative

Damian_74,
Yep, that's the one. Still working OK?
Ta Big,
GOB
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16,456
Views: 2,028,977
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19,721
Views: 2,386,796
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Smoking in NSW National Parks

See attached:

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Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
A good locksmith may have padlock pin springs -...

A good locksmith may have padlock pin springs - they work a treat. Try Knights in Hardware Lane in the city. The spring from a BIC lighter can also be made to work.
GOB
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,919
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Was hoping to collect on those drinks you reckon...

Was hoping to collect on those drinks you reckon are owed.
GOB
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,919
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Bob, You're right... could get ugly. BTW,...

Bob,
You're right... could get ugly.
BTW, what are the dates for the Cold Flame in 2015? The weekend before the Labour Day weekend??? Thinking of trying the Haunted Stream Tk on the way through....
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,919
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Bob, According to Mr Rooftops (Bairnsdale -...

Bob,
According to Mr Rooftops (Bairnsdale - Dargo - Omeo), there appears to be an easterly access route from Hortons Tk. It shows a ford about 1Km down stream of the rally site. Never tried it...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 11,363
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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McArdle's...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,215
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Farcall, PM sent. GOB

Farcall,
PM sent.
GOB
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,215
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
G'day Guys, It's a bit of a pity that the...

G'day Guys,
It's a bit of a pity that the "Raid" is so early next year. Was there a reason for this? Would've been nice if it could have been dovetailed with the Border Run, and thereby...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,140
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 221,315
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
G'day danedg, Thanks for that. Basically your...

G'day danedg,
Thanks for that.
Basically your Richard Scheckler's information agrees with what the mate over here suggested.
Cheers,
GOB
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,140
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 221,315
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,403
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Goodonya Clancy, Bloody well done. You take a...

Goodonya Clancy,
Bloody well done. You take a good photo.
GOB
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,465
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
.... but quite tame and are happy to sit pretty...

.... but quite tame and are happy to sit pretty and be photographed.

"Only 'coz you nailed it to the bleeding perch."

Tell the "Kiddo" it looks a lot like the rare and endangered Blue Backed,...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,465
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Crickey Grandkid, You're nor getting any...

Crickey Grandkid,
You're nor getting any shorter. Your happy face was missed at the OCR. Love to the Janester. Have fun you two.
GOB
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Checkmate3, Good idea - well done. GOB

Checkmate3,
Good idea - well done.
GOB
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
TerryDR650, PM sent. GOB

TerryDR650,
PM sent.
GOB
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Thanks for that. Last time I went through there...

Thanks for that. Last time I went through there (2 years ago), fuel was off the menu. I'm glad they're now making it available again.
GOB
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Janester, Hope you have a great trip, and...

Janester,
Hope you have a great trip, and please say "G'day" to She Who Thinks She Must Be Obeyed. Mtrain going as well?
GOB
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Clancy, The C/P on Larapinta Dr (don't remember...

Clancy,
The C/P on Larapinta Dr (don't remember its name) is closer to town, but gets too crowded and the kitchen area is a tad small. The Heritage C/P (south of town) has a much better and bigger...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Marc, All going to plan, I'll will be leaving...

Marc,
All going to plan, I'll will be leaving Alice (Heritage C/P) on Wed 30th July.
You're welcome to join up for the Tanami section (if you've got the fuel range & the water). May have one or...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,868
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Couldn't agree more. Well done. But do have a...

Couldn't agree more. Well done.
But do have a problem with the 50+ year old statement. What about us 60+ year olds who still do this shit?
GOB
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,731
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Australia 06-19-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
G'day OFBM, With the "ins and outs" off the...

G'day OFBM,
With the "ins and outs" off the main road you're looking at about 600 kms return. If the main road is a bit loose it may slow your mates down, and not leave much time to spend at each...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
RWC in S/E Suburbs

Nev,
Phil Marshall at K & R Motorcycles in Mills St, Cheltenham - tel: 9583 1528. A good bloke... very straight. A small one man show, specialises in BMWs.
GOB
Forum: Australia 06-13-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,507
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Wolf Creek Track

Instead of taking the sign posted track into Wolf Creek, you can take the station track just west (on the other side of the fence line). This leads to a stock yard, go around the stock yard to the...
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