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Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By tripodtiger
Yep, anything is possible. It's a race bike....

Yep, anything is possible.

It's a race bike. I reckon you'd spend as much time servicing it as riding it. How many hours would you like to spend on it before the seat cuts you in half or your...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 163,967
Posted By tripodtiger
Oh, yeah!!:nod "Nice pics Tripod....

Oh, yeah!!:nod




"Nice pics Tripod. Was the last one a Ducati Junior ?"

No. Deliberately put that photo in to see if anyone recognises the model. I'd never heard of it, let alone seen one....
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
No mate. I prefer to Fight 'FITS' - 'Female...

No mate. I prefer to Fight 'FITS' - 'Female Irratable Thigh Syndrome'.
You never know when that might just be important.
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 163,967
Posted By tripodtiger
http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Griffit...

http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Griffith-Classic-Motorcycle-Cl/Wagga-Classic-Rally-2014/i-C3Cf7Sf/0/XL/aDSC_6052-XL.jpg

...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 163,967
Posted By tripodtiger
Bright square is a reflection, isn't it? Looks...

Bright square is a reflection, isn't it? Looks wonderful. Just wait til it's on a bike in the sunlight.
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Griffit...

http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Griffith-Classic-Motorcycle-Cl/Wagga-Classic-Rally-2014/i-2x8Nzb3/0/L/aDSC_5974-L.jpg

This is a bit unusual. 1000cc JAP, relocated from a Morgan...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
Me too. Jealous that is. Still, choices are...

Me too. Jealous that is.

Still, choices are made.
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
Whilst I didn't win any trophies either, our...

Whilst I didn't win any trophies either, our rally was bloody great. And we got to ride not just stand around showing off polished bikes.:kat


I turned up around 7.45 on Saturday & the first...
Forum: Hacks 10-09-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,682
Posted By tripodtiger
Great work. There are some talented people...

Great work.
There are some talented people messing around with outfits.
Thanks for clarifying the 2wd stuff for me. It took me a while to get back here but i certainly was having a 'conceptual...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 163,967
Posted By tripodtiger
That'd be it. Thanks for that. Don't need it...

That'd be it. Thanks for that. Don't need it myself but the XTZ picsjust turned on a light.

Regarding fibreglass tanks, maybe alcohol mixtures are a no-no? I know that I can (will) get a 'glass...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 339,750
Posted By tripodtiger
Cool2 <iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/EEBOk9ssACE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
:lol3 You should see the bedroom I've...

:lol3


You should see the bedroom I've just painted. Uh, ok. Maybe not.

Anyway, not quite finished, still got the cornice to do. Masking up might be a pita, but it saves a heap of work in...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
But the seat cover isn't red. What's so special...

But the seat cover isn't red. What's so special about it?
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
travel by gravel. still works for me, just that...

travel by gravel. still works for me, just that I haven't done much travelling recently. It's just been driving / riding point to point and back again. I just want to see if I can have some fun...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
Wrong weekend mate. Classic Club rally is that...

Wrong weekend mate. Classic Club rally is that weekend. I will be hosting 'Spannerman' - Grant Roff - for the weekend. He's agreed to come up and be a guest at the rally. He made a statement...
Forum: Hacks 09-28-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By tripodtiger
Maybe the reason the northern hemisphere can...

Maybe the reason the northern hemisphere can produce so many publications is that the authors only have a few months to ride? After that, it's put up with the missus for the next 6 months, or shovel...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,542
Posted By tripodtiger
Thanks for that. Bit dryer on the ground than...

Thanks for that. Bit dryer on the ground than Thursday, or was it Friday?

17" wheels on the Ducati?
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
Love to, but no. I'm on the outer around...

Love to, but no.

I'm on the outer around here.

Fringe dweller.
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
Next race meeting - Southern Classic, Broadford,...

Next race meeting - Southern Classic, Broadford, Sat 8th & Sun 9th November.

I'll be travelling down on Thursday, I reckon, camp at the circuit and do the practice day on Friday. Need all the...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,747
Posted By tripodtiger
Painting.:0-0

Painting.:0-0
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
It's easy to get it wrong. Most helmet mounted...

It's easy to get it wrong. Most helmet mounted cameras are facing down as the user sits the helmet on a table and sticks the camera at right angles. Good view of the speedo for the HWP. I've...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 339,750
Posted By tripodtiger
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/0oxJmvSpap0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,542
Posted By tripodtiger
Lovely thing to look at. S'pose it's only 'all...

Lovely thing to look at. S'pose it's only 'all right' to ride?

I would like a P5 750 Yamaha as a second bike (and sufficient spare funds to buy one!) But they never made anything that would be...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,542
Posted By tripodtiger
Not me. Broadford in November.:nod

Not me.

Broadford in November.:nod
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
You may think I'm having a go a you but, I always...

You may think I'm having a go a you but, I always find riding the sidecar is great for my back. I suspect it'sthe constant movements of my hips and rotation in the spine that does the trick.

New...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
That's the Wagga Classic Motorcycle Rally...

That's the Wagga Classic Motorcycle Rally weekend. So, whatever it is, I'll be at my club rally.
Forum: Australia 09-20-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,847
Posted By tripodtiger
The two basket cases take my RD count to 4. I had...

The two basket cases take my RD count to 4. I had to re-assemble my first one when I was 16 so I could ride it. Re-assemble is different to re-build though. Major issue will be properly pressing...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By tripodtiger
Nothing later than Period 5 - Forgotten Era. ...

Nothing later than Period 5 - Forgotten Era.

I understand it is full grids for everything, including the sidecars. The sidecars will be awesome - full lock, smokey drifts all over the place,...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
Did you have a memorial service? Or will you...

Did you have a memorial service?

Or will you just remove the down, wash the bag & refill with new down?


Just think, if it didn't go into the truck, maybe it was stuck in the bin? Some sort...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,369
Posted By tripodtiger
The pumpin mine didn't get too many hours use...

The pumpin mine didn't get too many hours use before it shat itself.

+1 on not bothering with the bio-degradable stuff. It doesn't work.
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
I expect there will be signs along the Wagga -...

I expect there will be signs along the Wagga - Holbrook Rd.

I reckon I can get out there in the early afternoon. Fingers crossed.

Still looks like we are re-building here rather than just an...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
Witch Chinaman did you kill by knocking him off...

Witch Chinaman did you kill by knocking him off the ladder that you walked under chasing the black cat that jumped on your back making you jump in fright, breaking the mirror?

How Hi is a...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 37,289
Posted By tripodtiger
Thumb One last reminder for those that aren't going! ...

One last reminder for those that aren't going!

Sponsor someone there --> http://www.scrapheapadventureride.com.au/
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 163,967
Posted By tripodtiger
One last question, for the moment. I've been...

One last question, for the moment.

I've been trying to locate an ADR for fibreglass petrol tanks. All I get is gobblygook that is unrelated to the specifics.

Can anyone point me in the right...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 163,967
Posted By tripodtiger
Does anyone recall seeing / hearing about plastic...

Does anyone recall seeing / hearing about plastic resto being a matter of gently heating the material and then abrading the superficial debris off, restoring the full colour?

May that be a method...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 163,967
Posted By tripodtiger
Perhaps my ultimate desire? If I had one of...

Perhaps my ultimate desire?

If I had one of these I could then buy a Harley.
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 163,967
Posted By tripodtiger
The only time I've actually seen the smoke escape...

The only time I've actually seen the smoke escape from any of my bikes was from the headlight. I was in the Jerilderie servo and near shit myself! Never seen me get a screwdriver out of a buried...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,847
Posted By tripodtiger
Pharque this is pedantic, eh? Z1000J? Not...

Pharque this is pedantic, eh?
Z1000J? Not convinced it is a z1R. Not a great photo but the fairing doesn't look flat enough nor broad enough. The tank, it's not an earlier curved one so I reckon...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 217,138
Posted By tripodtiger
Anyone remember 'Welcome Back Cotter'? "so,...

Anyone remember 'Welcome Back Cotter'?

"so, how was your weekend?"


I did the family thing with the Jazz & Blues Festival. Alec played Saturday and we went out Sunday and Sunday evening. The...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,230
Posted By tripodtiger
Lost my licence in 1978 for not having a P plate...

Lost my licence in 1978 for not having a P plate on the back. At 17 I didn't really think when two of our group got pulled over so the rest of us just stopped with them. :nod

Only times I've...
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