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Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Heal well and quickly Con. A bit of an...

Heal well and quickly Con.

A bit of an unfortunate habit binning new-to-you KTM's, fingers crossed this is the last time.
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
The little DR would be fine for up there. Better...

The little DR would be fine for up there. Better bike than my old favourite the AG200. Lots of CFR230's, TT's, XT's, XR's, DRZ's & better used for mustering in that sort of country. Just don't expect...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,996
Posted By PeasantFarmer
You don't need 10 reasons to keep it, 1 will do: ...

You don't need 10 reasons to keep it, 1 will do:

"Because I want to."

Or advertise it for sale for $15,000, no-one will buy it and you can tell the missus that you tried to sell it but no-one...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 22,208
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Five years, wow. I still remember the disbelief I...

Five years, wow. I still remember the disbelief I felt when I read the news during the IBR.

I take Horrocks Pass often for work, and always have a quiet moment in honour of a man I never met.
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,900
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Yamaha AG200

Yamaha AG200
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Top photo MB. I've just worked it out.......

Top photo MB.

I've just worked it out.... MB in Scotland.... Commonwealth Games in Glasgow....

Is MB the senior judge or a competitor in the Bakery Decathlon? (1 vanilla slice, 1 apricot...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Mate, I buy them by the box of 100. I was in Port...

Mate, I buy them by the box of 100. I was in Port today, could've dropped a few off for you at your front desk. Along with 5 litres of water-based obstetric lube. Do you need any syringes to bleed...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 47,923
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Well done to all those who had a crack, those who...

Well done to all those who had a crack, those who finished and those who manned controls/scrutineered etc.

One of my oldest mates got another finish - he finished last year as well - all those...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Great stuff. Loved it up there, did a few...

Great stuff.

Loved it up there, did a few stints in Yorkshire & further north (in winter as well as summer) in mixed practice.
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 47,923
Posted By PeasantFarmer
You'll be right Phil, you'd be used to odd hours...

You'll be right Phil, you'd be used to odd hours and working in the dark.

Temps look like struggling to 11 or 12 during the days, maybe next year do a week of relief milking near Mt Gambier as...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By PeasantFarmer
I'll try and find the contact details for an old...

I'll try and find the contact details for an old bloke who built/rode/worked on & crewed a lot of Yamahas in SA back in the day. He's the most likely bloke I know to have a idea. Don't hold your...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,310,541
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Work report, not a ride report.

I CBF repeating the whole thread here on ADV, so go to DBW for a look:

http://www.dirtbikeworld.net/forum/showthread.php?t=113697


And to whet your appetite:


...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,210
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Tim, I'l try not to repeat the excellent advice...

Tim, I'l try not to repeat the excellent advice given by others.

You are giving yourself the best chance to beat this, or at least manage it. Looking back, the important points IMHO are:

Know...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,382
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Rod, Anne Beadell has some serious corrugations...

Rod, Anne Beadell has some serious corrugations and the odd sticky patch after rain. Will post pics if you want when I get back to SA.
Forum: Australia 04-18-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,638
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Yes, little known fact that the correct...

Yes, little known fact that the correct pronunciation involves the rare silent g & silent l.
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 47,923
Posted By PeasantFarmer
The way things are going I'll either be up near...

The way things are going I'll either be up near Innamincka or William Creek that weekend, but things may change.

Let's hope it's not quite as wet as last year.

Warning for those considering...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,638
Posted By PeasantFarmer
The challenge would be to build a bike out of all...

The challenge would be to build a bike out of all the left over parts.
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,016
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Old Koonalda station on the old road, just west...

Old Koonalda station on the old road, just west of Nullarbor roadhouse.

Good old car graveyard there to wander through, was a servo on the old road so lots of wrecks were towed there & left.
Forum: Australia 02-07-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,638
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Trev, try Jax Sportswear. They did our club...

Trev, try Jax Sportswear. They did our club jerseys and were apparently awesome to deal with. Check their website out.
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,300
Posted By PeasantFarmer
I just got back from...

I just got back from Nullarbor/Gilgerabbie/Yalata. Bit warm out there so take plenty of water.

Do part of the old rd for shits & giggles, get a camping permit from the parks office in Ceduna &...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Kipo, just tell 'em to pick it up from behind the...

Kipo, just tell 'em to pick it up from behind the bar of the Land of Promise pub. I'm sure you will have plenty of volunteers.
Forum: Australia 01-03-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Yeah, I thought I'd better remind these blokes...

Yeah, I thought I'd better remind these blokes who can ride during the working week, their old, retired minds can suffer from memory loss.
Forum: Australia 01-02-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
If up Clare way, try the new bakery that has...

If up Clare way, try the new bakery that has opened up where The Last Word/Coffee & Cork/Citadel restaurants used to be is worth a look. Easy parking & decent views from the verandah. Southern end of...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
We are also susceptible to the effects of...

We are also susceptible to the effects of drinking a shed load of booze whilst standing around the BBQ - might have a confounding effect on that particular study.:freaky
Forum: Australia 11-02-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,638
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Don't worry, I'd love a Ural Ranger or similar...

Don't worry, I'd love a Ural Ranger or similar with driven sidecar wheel if you could get them with the sidecar on the correct side for Aus.

It'd be a hoot around here, I'd make up a spotlight...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,638
Posted By PeasantFarmer
http://i762.photobucket.com/albums/xx264/nbaum20/U...

http://i762.photobucket.com/albums/xx264/nbaum20/Ural.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-28-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Top effort. By the way, gotta love a...

Top effort.


By the way, gotta love a Mayor that wears a Motorhead t-shirt.

Much better than the tosser we've got.
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,355
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Elisa, it looks like you caught up with Thommo -...

Elisa, it looks like you caught up with Thommo - good bloke, passionate about bikes and a bit of a genius.

Let us know if you're heading through SA at all, at a guess I'd say you'd enjoy the...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 35,281
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Wasn't there another mob that were planning to...

Wasn't there another mob that were planning to head across that way a while back, unsupported & in a straight line or something?.... :pot :hide

I've had to bail a few people out of situations...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
MB, we're thinking of you. Nige

MB, we're thinking of you.

Nige
Forum: Australia 07-29-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,719
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Due to the weather Philth, I decided to wear my...

Due to the weather Philth, I decided to wear my Oringi bib & brace milking/calving/pregtesting overalls over thigh-high socks & MX strides. Blue singlet under a pressure suit as I couldn't find my...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,922
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Adelaide drivers can't merge, use slip lanes...

Adelaide drivers can't merge, use slip lanes properly or indicate. If they had to drive anywhere remotely busy they'd be stuffed, let alone on the M25 or the Periphique.

Riding or driving in...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,922
Posted By PeasantFarmer
It's been 11 years since I rode through Europe,...

It's been 11 years since I rode through Europe, all that rings a bell is the headlight thing (mask off part of the headlight) and the spare set of globes.

One thing we used to do is have small...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,719
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Yep, so 205 I decided not to repeat the lap.

Yep, so 205 I decided not to repeat the lap.
Forum: Australia 07-13-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,719
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Yeah, that section was lots of fun after about...

Yeah, that section was lots of fun after about 200 bikes had been through in front of you.
Forum: Australia 07-11-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,719
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Yeah, I did have a chuckle to myself.

Yeah, I did have a chuckle to myself.
Forum: Australia 07-10-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,719
Posted By PeasantFarmer
PeasantFarmer #205 Rally DRZ400E

PeasantFarmer #205 Rally DRZ400E
Forum: Australia 07-07-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14,061
Views: 1,015,424
Posted By PeasantFarmer
See you next Saturday. The bike is nearly ready. ...

See you next Saturday. The bike is nearly ready.

http://i762.photobucket.com/albums/xx264/nbaum20/2013-07-06_17-30-56_705-Copy.jpg

At least if it's wet I won't feel guilty for not being at...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Get over to www.yamahait.com.au and go for it.

Get over to www.yamahait.com.au and go for it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By PeasantFarmer
Well done MB, an epic to rival the best works of...

Well done MB, an epic to rival the best works of Tolstoy & Milton.

Needs more bakeries however.
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