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Forum: Australia 03-13-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,190
Posted By OldCrock
Hey guys a wakeup call!

Hey all
Remember when we were all into tyres (tires) from USA because they were 30% cheaper or more than the local bike shop and all the bike gear from OS that was so much cheaper than the rip off...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,437
Posted By OldCrock

Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,249
Posted By OldCrock
Try searching for fork seal saver

Type fork seal saver in flea baye thingy site we aren't allowed to mention and you will find heaps.
Forum: Australia 05-14-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,288
Posted By OldCrock
Nothing wrong with a DR650

Hi Canary,
Nothing wrong with a DR650, so long as you follow the previous instructions and practice the 'hubby' will have to fight to get his bike back.
Send a PM if you need any advice with setup,...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By OldCrock
Craig is still riding

So the DR gave you new knee's on the spot and your riding again?.
Whats the name of this Dr. I need to see him too.
Back is still F*&(^ 'd and I am going back to see the supreme being (surgeon) in...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,113
Posted By OldCrock
Enjoy mate

Hi Geoff,
Its what you always wanted, it is now fixed (after the normal BMW service issues)... Enjoy it mate.
The horizon isn't that far away from your place so go riding and come back when you've...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,106
Posted By OldCrock
Mungus, just bite the bullet and do the Indi Fix

Hi Mungus,
Just buy the Indi unlimited kit and with a new high tensile bottom bolt supplied. Do the job properly and forget about it.

This stuff has been rehashed so many times even McDonalds...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,274
Posted By OldCrock
Try the USA

There is a heap of work done and underway in the USA to fix this very problem.
Worth reading and making an informed decision.
Worst problem is...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,188
Posted By OldCrock
Pm sent

Hi mate, Pm sent.
Forum: Australia 03-14-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,337
Posted By OldCrock
Life is what you make it.

As per title, everywhere has its darker side of criminal characters (no racist intent) and most times life in any place on earth is what you make it.
Melbourne & Sydney certainly have their bad...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By OldCrock
Also what's Morwell BMW like for servicing and service ??

We have found Craig to be very good to deal with (not Morwell anymore, they are now in Traralgon).

Craig also rides so he has the mindset to talk bikes in general and understands the BMW...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,175
Posted By OldCrock
Merry Christams MB

I can relate to the health issues making it a tough year....
But we are adventure riders and we will survive and thrive.
Have a good new year mate.
Forum: Australia 12-06-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,051
Posted By OldCrock
Now thats what I call risky business

Antlers on anything in remote Noojee / Mt Baw Baw bush will normally be shot at by rogue Deer hunters... Obviously that were dazzles by the smile and though better of it.

Glad the ride went well....
Forum: Australia 11-15-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,477
Posted By OldCrock
Only half the guys safe...

Now I'm getting worried.... I've seen photo's of a few.... if they are female... I'm going celebrate!.

Forum: Australia 11-15-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,051
Posted By OldCrock
Noojee evac

Dont worry girls...
We know your all 'hot' but the evac was for 'Bush fire purposes' (black saturday! type) preparation only. Noojee is a lovely little spot.

The local shop/bakery will welcome...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,477
Posted By OldCrock
Chicks ride...

For any bloke that thinks they can sneek in... Miss Jane has a Penis sniffer dog on duty that will catch you out even before you turn into the camp site....
I've seen some of their weaponry and I'm...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,026
Posted By OldCrock
Thumb Asterix Knee braces

I can only say what my experience is with the Asterix Knee Braces, I have not (did not) try the tothers and I got them a a good price from US.

The Asterix certianly take a bit of setting up...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-12-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,144
Posted By OldCrock
I'm Subscribed

Nice RR so far Jane...
Yes I am so Jealous...

Ps. Was it just me or did you almost get real a 'spirtual moment' while walking through those gorges and wildflowers.

Sorry but I know I did (I...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,586
Posted By OldCrock
Miss Jane, I like your Dad

Sorry just another HiJack...

Hi Jane.. I like your Dads thinking...
A man can never have enough sheds....
ps... Jardine does not agree with this statement!.

Forum: Australia 10-12-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,586
Posted By OldCrock
Slightly off topic.... but still on use of containers

Hmmm... ever thought of rat / mice bait or just buy a cat.

No just kidding ya. but worth a go!. I have never had them eat through a container of CT18.
Bird seed yes, horse feed yes......
Forum: Australia 09-30-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By OldCrock
Ya dont even know what bike she rides

Cought ya out again Craig...
Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market 09-07-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 129,384
Posted By OldCrock
What ever turns you on! our eperince only.

We own BMWF800GS' (yeah well the choice was small in 2009).
As far as our experience goes.....and not easy on throttle.
TKC80 150/17.... very good grip, lasted about 3000km's of our style riding...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 183,162
Posted By OldCrock
BMWF800GS fuel range

Hi John,
Sorry for late reply.. damn work.

Kristen and I have limbed home from an advenure ride in the Snowie's with 380km showing on the clock. I'm sure both bike were running on fumes....
Forum: Australia 07-28-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 183,162
Posted By OldCrock
F800GS problems

Hi John,

Is the BMW F800GS bike going again?.
The symptoms described can also be caused by:
A totally fouled air filter (FI doesnt like it and shuts the bike off )
Or highly unlikely - some...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,302
Posted By OldCrock
Fuel hose

SuperCheap sell it, take your hose to ensure get the right size.
Forum: Australia 07-13-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,314
Posted By OldCrock
Puke Each person to their own setting

As I keep witnessing in this thread....
It all depends on the individual rider as to their specific suspension requirements. I for example bought a 09 BMWF800GS and the stock supsension for me was...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 21,128
Posted By OldCrock
Yeah Just had a reply from them :cry ...

Yeah Just had a reply from them :cry
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Thank you for your interest in our products. Unfortunately due to dealer...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,854
Posted By OldCrock
Wicked Buy The BMW

Desert KLR,
How long have I known you?.
What have you always said you wanted?
How many bikes have you had over this time + before?
Do you really need to ask which bike?.

Go with your heart...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-08-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,340
Posted By OldCrock
Oh dear

Good god man... what are you thinking!.
Bin the bloody food crap, replace it with grog and pain killers and ride light. There are plent of cheap hotels to hole up in for the night.
I know it not so...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,047
Posted By OldCrock
Another top RR mate.

Mate I am so jealous it kills me... One to abe able to ride the fantastic coast you are allowed to ride on and secondly to be have the skill to do it. I'm an ex Kiwi and really miss being able to...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,169
Posted By OldCrock
Suzuki Eiger

Try the Suzuki Eiger.
We have one and we are on very steep country.
400cc air cooled, auto (4x4 cable operated not electronic) and bloody bullet proof.
I know everyone loves the idea of just...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By OldCrock
She let me off with a warning

Well Craig, you used up all your luck for the next year.
A copper letting some one off at a record 19k over is pretty much unheard of nowdays. Its a wonder we all didnt have to rally around for bail...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By OldCrock
Let BMW sort it

If its still under warrantee let BMW fix it. If you have roadside assist call them and have them pick it up as well.
BMW have all the diagnostics stuff, they should be able to find the fault and fix...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 155,541
Posted By OldCrock
sorry off topic.

Regards the cracking fuel tank.
I have not yet heard of any issues with this here in Australia.
Is it caused by the ethanol in your fuel. Our own bikes are both 08 build x2 (09) model and we have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,829
Posted By OldCrock
Hey guys, at least there is choice

As per heading.
At least now we are starting to get some choice as to what 'bike' we want in the market (in Australia it is conjecture that we will have adjustable forks on the XC).
Lets just be...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 23,748
Posted By OldCrock
Comparo will be interesting

Hi Guys,
I own an F800GS and yes I know the BMW issues.. there was nothing else available that fill the gap / need at the time of purchase. I didnt want 950/990 and the Tenere was not yet realeased...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By OldCrock
Air in brake lines

You seem pretty happy with the result you have gained, but there propably is still more air in the brake lines.

Get a cable tie and zip tie it tight between the brake lever and handbar...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,037
Posted By OldCrock
Ok I'l buy into this debate.......... I didnt...

Ok I'l buy into this debate..........
I didnt read the article so dont flame me....
I live on the very edge of a forest reserve and get a lot of bikes riding past... no problems, your riding out,...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,461
Posted By OldCrock
Hey Craig, Good to see you again, been a very...

Hey Craig,
Good to see you again, been a very long time I know.
Thanks for the laughs and the not so funny tales.

Will catch up on an easy ride sometime soon, yes I know that any ride of yours...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,592
Posted By OldCrock
What xmas...... Just another day

What xmas......
Just another day
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