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Forum: Australia 04-26-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,515
Posted By MODNROD
:freaky My sentiments exactly, although it took...

:freaky
My sentiments exactly, although it took me the last 20yrs.
I wish for a world where my sons view a shell casing as a shiny oddity.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-25-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,956
Posted By MODNROD
212kg? Yep, that's light for a big fat Hoggley!...

212kg?
Yep, that's light for a big fat Hoggley! (and yes, I weigh my stuff the same way, it works fine). My old Vmax weighed in at 260kg on the line ready.
Damn, this thing will JUMP at the hit....
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By MODNROD
Hhhmmmm. Yeah, I'm not sure about them. I...

Hhhmmmm. Yeah, I'm not sure about them.

I had a pair that lasted for over 10 years and 200K, they were still fine, so I had to start dragging my toes off the startline, and practise riding corners...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 592,848
Posted By MODNROD
Hehehehe! Darwinism? :lol3

Hehehehe!

Darwinism?
:lol3
Forum: Racing 04-08-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 130,665
Posted By MODNROD
I doubt the best aqua-control technicians in the...

I doubt the best aqua-control technicians in the world ever had anything at all to do with Ducati..........



Oh, and I hope CS walks around at Suzuka with a bloody great grin on his face all...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By MODNROD
MIG MMA/Inverter welder?

A quick link to what I'm considering........

https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/W177

A quick background.........
I bought a cheap-medium gas/gasless 145A hobby MIG 12 years ago. It has me...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 130,665
Posted By MODNROD
Bloody Romans! ...

Bloody Romans!

http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/asterix_zpshdeujweo.png (http://s1212.photobucket.com/user/MODNROD/media/asterix_zpshdeujweo.png.html)
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By MODNROD
Bloody good on him too! I'd love to see that...

Bloody good on him too!

I'd love to see that bloke at the Island for the Classics on an old Kat..........
:clap
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,688
Posted By MODNROD
Yep. Mine's like that too. And I also...

Yep.
Mine's like that too.


And I also haven't won a damn race in 10 years.
:lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,951
Posted By MODNROD
Slight adjustment. :lol3 I'm playing with a...

Slight adjustment. :lol3

I'm playing with a VW Beetle at the moment.......

http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/VW/Ouch1_zps1f0df57c.jpg...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By MODNROD
Only if they're all race-taped up together.

Only if they're all race-taped up together.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,491
Posted By MODNROD
I'll second the riding stance for highways. ...

I'll second the riding stance for highways.
Yesterday I got back home after a run to my nearest city, so 300km of country highway in, 200km of freeway and suburb traffic, then 300km back out and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,491
Posted By MODNROD
My ear bleeding pipes are off, and the stockers...

My ear bleeding pipes are off, and the stockers back on too! :lol3
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,364
Posted By MODNROD
:D You forgot to mention sipping coffee from...

:D

You forgot to mention sipping coffee from the thermos in the cupholder while you're gently stuffing the big tank up the inside of sportsbikes on bumpy bends. :lol3

I haven't figured out...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,364
Posted By MODNROD
Hey Farqhuar, how you doing? I've ridden all...

Hey Farqhuar, how you doing? I've ridden all sorts of things here and there, maxi-scoots included, but my bestest and firstest pick for a bike to hop on, fill with fuel and just burble away the day...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By MODNROD
I've just come back from looking at full-face...

I've just come back from looking at full-face helmets last week, and I went down there to the dealer to buy a new AGV Horizon.

So I tried it on, and it was too long! This surprised me coz they...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,195
Posted By MODNROD
Troy who?

Troy who?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 194,775
Posted By MODNROD
I agree to an extent. For an example, on the...

I agree to an extent.

For an example, on the bike above.........
* the air filter will only flow around 70cfm, so that means that any power level over only 35HP will be hard to tune and run rich...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,364
Posted By MODNROD
Cool! I'm not alone then! :lol3 Having said...

Cool! I'm not alone then! :lol3

Having said that though, I've just bought a new full-face (against my better judgement) because it was SSSOOOOOOOO comfy and quiet when I plonked it on my head....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3,931
Views: 908,566
Posted By MODNROD
I rekn that power pole is just over 2 mins away...

I rekn that power pole is just over 2 mins away with a standing start...........
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-04-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,956
Posted By MODNROD
:clap:clap:clap That's just cool as crap...

:clap:clap:clap

That's just cool as crap man! I still have my first bike, a '73 CB350 twin, and it's on the bucket list to make it go past 100mph one day. I read about the racer in my "Motorcycle...
Forum: Racing 03-04-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 15,651
Posted By MODNROD
:d

:d
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,191
Posted By MODNROD
Live in Carnamah, in-laws farm 1/2-way CA to...

Live in Carnamah, in-laws farm 1/2-way CA to Eneabba on the sand plains, work at Yarragadee north of Mingenew.

And yes, the roads are as shite as they were 20 years ago!
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,553
Posted By MODNROD
Oh OK, me too then........... ...

Oh OK, me too then...........

http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/Bikes%20and%20scoots/P1020334_zpsjr0edxxv.jpg...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,191
Posted By MODNROD
As long as it doesn't rain, I should be...

As long as it doesn't rain, I should be fine...........
:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,357
Posted By MODNROD
My old 1981 Z750E went fine until I added a bit...

My old 1981 Z750E went fine until I added a bit of comp and flat slides, then it started to eat plugs just like yours does (yes, it was tuned OK). I used to get about 1000km out of them, then they...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,191
Posted By MODNROD
I've got all sorts of comebacks for this one. ...

I've got all sorts of comebacks for this one.

Firstly, I'm 50, not 54 (I mean jeez, come on man!).
My dear old 84 yr old neighbour could do the trip on a BMW couch, but I've got a Ducati.
Blah,...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By MODNROD
I agree. I used a 520XSO RK chain to run heaps of...

I agree. I used a 520XSO RK chain to run heaps of passes for years at the drags.
8900 breaking strain.
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,625
Posted By MODNROD
Yep, it's a bugger.

Yep, it's a bugger.
Forum: Australia 02-21-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,191
Posted By MODNROD
Onya Troy! Turn up after years and years and...

Onya Troy! Turn up after years and years and destroy tyres with the best of them..........well, better than the rest of them actually! :lol3

What a set of races, best I've seen in quite a while.
Forum: Racing 02-20-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,625
Posted By MODNROD
Gday Boots. I wonder how much faster Troy...

Gday Boots.

I wonder how much faster Troy the Boy will get lap by lap. Do a Brockie and set his fastest lap on the last one?

Please, PLEASE, pics man, I'm begging here! :lol3
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,191
Posted By MODNROD
I think it's gotta be said man, good onya! Great...

I think it's gotta be said man, good onya! Great offer all round.

Oh yeah, and although I don't have Foxtel deliberately coz I'm a closet passive social activist, for this one race I'm making an...
Forum: Racing 02-19-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,625
Posted By MODNROD
It's not raining guys, what's the problem? :D

It's not raining guys, what's the problem?
:D
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By MODNROD
AGV AX-8 vs AGV K4 Evo?

Or, will a dual-sport MX helmet with a face shield give better all round ventilation in hot weather than a decent full face?
Hot weather being 45*C or 113F or so (why I'm riding an aircooled bike in...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,443
Posted By MODNROD
I always thought this was FEDERAL Office of Road...

I always thought this was FEDERAL Office of Road Safety initiative.
All I see is NSW this and NSW that, with a couple of State observers looking on bemusedly by the sound of it.
:huh

Well I'm...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,762
Posted By MODNROD
I'm up for a helmet too. I want something really...

I'm up for a helmet too. I want something really light, good vision, and with excellent ventilation. Just about every helmet I've owned fogs up, and I've tried all the usual fixes and potions, so I...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,191
Posted By MODNROD
I got up this morning at first light around 5am,...

I got up this morning at first light around 5am, and I've been out in the shed re-assembling my little Ducati 696 so I could make the trip over to the Island leaving this morning. I did this in the...
Forum: Racing 02-18-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,625
Posted By MODNROD
Troy for the win!!!! :clap:clap:clap (just...

Troy for the win!!!! :clap:clap:clap

(just being there giving the twenty-somethings the fright of their life is a win in my book. :D


Messiah! Messiah! Messiah! :lol3
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,191
Posted By MODNROD
YAY!!! WOO!!!HOO!!!! Bloody hell...

YAY!!!


WOO!!!HOO!!!!


Bloody hell if he wins the thing the Pope will make him a Living Saint!
Good onya Troy. :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,366
Posted By MODNROD
I've still got old bikes. I ride them quite a...

I've still got old bikes. I ride them quite a bit, about 10000km per year I guess all up. Most of that time was spent on the old bikes, until I started to do more maintenance than riding. Even then I...
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