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Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,183
Posted By farcall
My experience too. I still think it is my...

My experience too. I still think it is my shortcomings behind it. But puzzled that I managed to quickly suss out bluetooth b2b comms. We use that now... with LOS & approx 500m range we get perfect...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13,729
Views: 4,735,543
Posted By farcall
I was looking about 2 years ago. Couldn't find...

I was looking about 2 years ago. Couldn't find any on the web except OEM from Honda dealers. Too pricey. Will buy an Excel rim instead soon.
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8,342
Views: 574,585
Posted By farcall
Why not, he's got 5 in shed now, she's got 2. She...

Why not, he's got 5 in shed now, she's got 2. She needs to catch up.

I'll ask him.
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8,342
Views: 574,585
Posted By farcall
14' boat??... errr... I'd call it a dinghy. :evil...

14' boat??... errr... I'd call it a dinghy. :evil Or is this code talk for sumthin else :lol3

Just jivin ya man :super. All excited... heading off to Karratha tomorrow, then onto the OCR coupla...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,377
Posted By farcall
Compact and meets your energy requirements......

Compact and meets your energy requirements... that's one for the experts to advise you on I reckon.

Until that advice comes along... have you thought about ditching breakfast & lunch for those...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 45,098
Posted By farcall
What champ Anne is. :clap No template...

What champ Anne is. :clap

No template replies to emails... all personal... nothing seems to be too much trouble.

And to think she's been up there 10+ years (I think), there's nothing jaded in...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,334
Posted By farcall
I've got the Spot2. Pay my annual tracking...

I've got the Spot2.

Pay my annual tracking fee (~$AUD190 in January) and that's it.

Is the $50 you paid for adding the tracking a one off?

I don't use Spotwalla
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 45,098
Posted By farcall
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Forum: Vendors 07-15-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 94,770
Posted By farcall
DIY :wink: Download the pdf on this page......

DIY :wink:

Download the pdf on this page... all the measurements are there.

http://www.moskomoto.com/fitment-information.html
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By farcall
Good stuff. Will you have a GPS? Would love to...

Good stuff. Will you have a GPS? Would love to get a copy of your gpx file after the ride.
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By farcall
IIRC only 4 club members made it. HP2, DR, XT &...

IIRC only 4 club members made it. HP2, DR, XT & TW. Probably more KTM's than anything else in the other dozen or so.

Of the convoy that went only as far as the Hamersley Ranges, there more GS &...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By farcall
Nah... I sent Howard off to the east via Tangadee...

Nah... I sent Howard off to the east via Tangadee Stn as a 'short cut' to Newman. There's a track near Tangadee which isn't marked on any maps. It's on page 1 of my notebook, along with 3 other...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By farcall
Fuel will be an issue if you reach Para but your...

Fuel will be an issue if you reach Para but your way into town is blocked.
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By farcall
My memory is a little hazy, but some mates who...

My memory is a little hazy, but some mates who lived in Para in the late-90's tried to get through in 4x4's. Cant remember the detail but they talked about mine roads and fences near Para blocking...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By farcall
Are you talking about via Ashburton Downs Rd up...

Are you talking about via Ashburton Downs Rd up to the tjcn at Nanutarra-Munjina Rd? If yes, what Bully said.

But if you're talking about via Mininer and Channar to come in to Para from the south...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,917
Posted By farcall
I'd love to know what Honda's design brief says. ...

I'd love to know what Honda's design brief says.

I can't comprehend the wisdom if the effect of the design brief is "compete with the R1200 or 1200XC or 1200ST or 1190 etc". They (Honda) have...
Forum: Vendors 07-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 119,574
Posted By farcall
Dogitter - my HP2 is a single headlight bike. ...

Dogitter - my HP2 is a single headlight bike.

Off Road Ryder has described it perfectly. The LED bulb has delivered modest improvement to distance and substantial improvement to fill to the HP2....
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,917
Posted By farcall
Fanboi splooge? Us fanboi's saw those mockups...

Fanboi splooge?
Us fanboi's saw those mockups months ago. Ergo, load shot ages ago. :D Tumescence duly subsided. Monitors squeaky clean now (only until October :wink:)

It is top shelf porn...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 236,178
Posted By farcall
Buy the 20S. Using the one helmet you'll be able...

Buy the 20S. Using the one helmet you'll be able to switch from earbuds to speakers whenever you like. The 20S base covers both uses. The SMH10 doesn't.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4,198
Views: 1,875,107
Posted By farcall
I'm off to the north west of WA on 22 Jul. If you...

I'm off to the north west of WA on 22 Jul. If you arrive anytime before that date, PM me and we'll have a beer & chat over some maps.
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8,342
Views: 574,585
Posted By farcall
Spent 10 weeks living off the bike and had no...

Spent 10 weeks living off the bike and had no idea about 'ultralite' stuff back then... and still maybe now too :D
Eg our water containers were like you see on the old cowboy & western movies, a big...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By farcall
Last for me was 2011 but was no different than...

Last for me was 2011 but was no different than previous time in 2009. Your biggest challenge will be dodging the oncoming traffic... 4wd tour buses, Britz troopies etc.

There are a couple or three...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8,342
Views: 574,585
Posted By farcall
Ahh, the memories boxzig. My dirt lap of Oz...

Ahh, the memories boxzig.

My dirt lap of Oz in '84. Near Urandangi Qld.

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu91/GShane33/1984/IMG_0004.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 33,166
Posted By farcall
Ron I appreciate what your trying to...

Ron

I appreciate what your trying to achieve. Hopefully that solution will work for you.

But if it doesn't and if it fails whilst riding, apart from your own peril, you'll more than likely have...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13,729
Views: 4,735,543
Posted By farcall
Excellent news thanks David. :clap I've got...

Excellent news thanks David. :clap

I've got plenty of time before needing to order... will wait for your report back.
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13,729
Views: 4,735,543
Posted By farcall
Thanks Gian. This is my current setup. I'll...

Thanks Gian.

This is my current setup. I'll be swapping the SD over to my other AT soon.
http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu91/GShane33/Africa%20Twin%20XRVdotORG/Build%20Thread/IMG_1175.jpg...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8,342
Views: 574,585
Posted By farcall
Yup. Will now have to carry a shammy to keep the...

Yup. Will now have to carry a shammy to keep the the muddy number plate clean. :ddog
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4,198
Views: 1,875,107
Posted By farcall
Classic case of ymmv. :D Goes to show how...

Classic case of ymmv. :D

Goes to show how long since I bought a K60... the last one I used didn't have centre strip! :D I only bought them for rides over 6,000km and no major towns en route.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4,198
Views: 1,875,107
Posted By farcall
For the trip you've got planned in August Mike...

For the trip you've got planned in August Mike and speaking from experience riding my GSA in the Kimberley, I'd definitely go for the Heidenau K60 - its much better suited to the conditions and...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13,729
Views: 4,735,543
Posted By farcall
Has anybody got an AT with a steering damper...

Has anybody got an AT with a steering damper fitted?

Would love to see any pics, particularly of a Scott's SD fitted to an AT.
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 45,098
Posted By farcall
Don't ditch the route too quickly. In 2009 three...

Don't ditch the route too quickly. In 2009 three of us on GSA's did your route. It took 10 days to get to Kununurra including Ora Banda, Larapinta Drive (west of Alice), Wolf Creek and the Bungles....
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,573
Posted By farcall
$150 a ctn at Yulara (you pay over the bar price...

$150 a ctn at Yulara (you pay over the bar price per stubbie)... unless you're in the know :evil
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,573
Posted By farcall
You got the sim card stuff right. I have a...

You got the sim card stuff right.

I have a 9555. IMHO don't buy a 9555 unless you've seen it work or it comes with a warranty.

My 9555 was brand new and the antenna failed. Fixed under warranty...
Forum: Australia 06-11-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 45,098
Posted By farcall
Fastrhino That's a pretty tight schedule...

Fastrhino

That's a pretty tight schedule there.

Sorry for the 'no shit sherlock' comment but because you're losing arvo light each eastbound day within WA, it'll be hard work knocking off those...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8,342
Views: 574,585
Posted By farcall
Gday Howard. :wave Or $360 plus shipping for...

Gday Howard. :wave

Or $360 plus shipping for a reconditioned one ex UK. I'll bet a new one will be around $600-$700 from the same mob.
...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8,342
Views: 574,585
Posted By farcall
Thanks Vince. PM on its way, Gobby has been touch...

Thanks Vince. PM on its way, Gobby has been touch with some good info. Always keen to get more from all sources.
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,377
Posted By farcall
Check out MTD in the Oz Vendors thread. Pricey...

Check out MTD in the Oz Vendors thread. Pricey but very very strong. And you get a top case rack. I had them and highly recommend them.

On my DR when new. You'll notice they are quite well...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 549,534
Posted By farcall
Is there any crazy chance that someone has a set...

Is there any crazy chance that someone has a set of functional KTM 950 Super Enduro forks that are surplus to their requirements?

Let the flood of PM's begin. I'm ready :D.
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13,729
Views: 4,735,543
Posted By farcall
Maybe he is fitting a 43 litre TT tank like I did...

Maybe he is fitting a 43 litre TT tank like I did :D. And so bloody glad I did too.

Dunno if an AT petrol tanker is needed in the US though. :dunno
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8,342
Views: 574,585
Posted By farcall
Gday Vince - I'm very interested in this report....

Gday Vince - I'm very interested in this report. I keep reading overseas based riders giving glowing reports about their SA rides. Can I kindly request that in your report, you include a para or two...
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