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Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By AlSheehan
Definitely maybe! (Certainly hope to). Can I be...

Definitely maybe! (Certainly hope to). Can I be less decisive?

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,194
Posted By AlSheehan
I run a UHF in concert with my Autocom intercom....

I run a UHF in concert with my Autocom intercom. Most times if I'm riding by myself I don't turn it on or don't even take it, but if I'm riding with someone who has one, or doing a long trip I'll...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By AlSheehan
+1 for Tor. Al.

+1 for Tor.

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By AlSheehan
I believe so. Al.

I believe so.

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,345
Posted By AlSheehan
The SPOT tracks your position via GPS, however,...

The SPOT tracks your position via GPS, however, it is an extra fee (about $50 p.a. to have tracking turned on).

The SPOT allows you to send messages: OK, Help, and a custom message (my custom...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,062
Posted By AlSheehan
Correct, we don't need to stand up in town, but...

Correct, we don't need to stand up in town, but if you've ridden any trials you'll know standing up lets you move the bike more in a given time and gives you more control not less. Riding in town is...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,062
Posted By AlSheehan
Exactly why I have a 3rd mirror. Not placed in...

Exactly why I have a 3rd mirror. Not placed in the best spot unfortunately, I really need to get it sticking out more where I don't want it to be really effective...

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,345
Posted By AlSheehan
I wear mine around my upper right arm. SPOT...

I wear mine around my upper right arm. SPOT facing sort of forward and out so it's pointing to the sky when riding. Works OK for me and doesn't move around much. Maybe I have the strap tighter. A...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,062
Posted By AlSheehan
Actually I think 3 points of contact is more...

Actually I think 3 points of contact is more reasonable, so you can paddle in slow moving traffic.

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,062
Posted By AlSheehan
Do you ride standing up?

I got pulled up by the highway patrol last Sunday for riding standing up. He breathalysed me but didn't fine me for standing up, but was quite clear that I had been stopped for "Riding standing up,...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,273
Posted By AlSheehan
The correct Russell Pullen came up as number 2 on...

The correct Russell Pullen came up as number 2 on my FB - pic shows him wearing a helmet:evil. Shared original post on my FB page to spread the word. If I was in the area I'd go for a look... just in...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By AlSheehan
Al's Unluggage Alarm - A Lost Luggage Alarm

Having lost my top box once and also a tank bag full of camera gear, I decided to make an alarm to tell me immediately I lose a piece of luggage off the bike.

For those who are on Facebook you can...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,094
Posted By AlSheehan
Yes. I was trying not to complicate the point too...

Yes. I was trying not to complicate the point too much. You are correct. This is why people with sophisticated FI engines may see a difference. But this just means you lose power and economy when...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,094
Posted By AlSheehan
Ah the old octane furphy again... The...

Ah the old octane furphy again...

The calorific value of the fuel (i.e. the amount of energy available from burning) does not change with octane rating (with ethanol it does however). So there is...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,118
Posted By AlSheehan
Nup. Kanemoto and Silvio have both done...

Nup. Kanemoto and Silvio have both done interviews saying they are committed to Dani.

Al.
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,598
Posted By AlSheehan
Yes. Lots of people may feel "depressed" or...

Yes.

Lots of people may feel "depressed" or a bit down or sad, but this is NOT THE SAME as having depression.

Al.
Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,598
Posted By AlSheehan
G'Day Tim. Good on you for taking the first step....

G'Day Tim. Good on you for taking the first step. I've been there and done that, right to the edge.

Like has been said, its a disease, part of which is a chemical imbalance in the brain. It is...
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,989
Posted By AlSheehan
Has this guy turned up yet? Al.

Has this guy turned up yet?

Al.
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,344
Posted By AlSheehan
I have a SPOT II. I use tracking and wear it on...

I have a SPOT II. I use tracking and wear it on my arm.

Don't mount it on your bike, cause your bike can't press the button if you get separated.

I use tracking so that if I'm unconscious...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,211
Posted By AlSheehan
Never had a blow out. I've had a couple of fronts...

Never had a blow out. I've had a couple of fronts go flat real quick on my old XR600 when I've hit rocks hard at speed and the rock has cut the tyre and tube against the rim. I wouldn't like to...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 51,809
Posted By AlSheehan
Its tight but a 1200GSA can get through. Not that...

Its tight but a 1200GSA can get through. Not that I'm recommending it or anything (standard disclaimer applies - your choice).

Al.
Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By AlSheehan
It is far better to take the side stand and rack...

It is far better to take the side stand and rack off the bike to do the welding. A little extra work up front could save you a world of grief later. If the bike has any sort of electrickery (ECU,...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By AlSheehan
The last of my videos. All Toni Bou. He had...

The last of my videos. All Toni Bou.

He had to work for this one:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/iFzppWWR8fM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By AlSheehan
Another video. Adam Raga, Round 1 Section 3: ...

Another video. Adam Raga, Round 1 Section 3:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/si6v5bhym_g" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

and Adam again in section 3 Round...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By AlSheehan
Fati... you and I must've been standing next to...

Fati... you and I must've been standing next to one another at section 3! I have some of the same photos!

Here's another video of Tony Bou on Section 3:
<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By AlSheehan
More videos: Cabestany: <iframe...

More videos:

Cabestany:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/cpzH6-Mx7yA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Oriol Noguera:
<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By AlSheehan
Here's Eddie Karlsson on section 3: <iframe...

Here's Eddie Karlsson on section 3:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/wOaoD_bBJ7s" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Al.
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By AlSheehan
Here's Toni Bou's attempt at section 7 when Adam...

Here's Toni Bou's attempt at section 7 when Adam got out of the way...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/joHFXWMiJq8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Al.
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By AlSheehan
I got a bit of Adam Raga's tanty on section 7,...

I got a bit of Adam Raga's tanty on section 7, first lap of Round 2. I think this display fired Toni Bou up for the first clean of this section. ;o)

<iframe...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By AlSheehan
I have a Hennessy Hammock, but these don't look...

I have a Hennessy Hammock, but these don't look like them. What brand are they?

http://www.iceinspace.com.au/forum/attachment_browse.php?a=141771...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By AlSheehan
I read somewhere that channel 10 was going to...

I read somewhere that channel 10 was going to televise it. Anyone know when it'll show? I can't imagine it would be live but I'd like to record it if it was.

Al.
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By AlSheehan
I'll be there. Both days. Last year was the first...

I'll be there. Both days. Last year was the first year of the no stopping rule coming back in (though they are a bit lenient on it compared to the old days:evil) so I'm looking forward to seeing how...
Forum: Australia 04-04-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By AlSheehan
Old enough to have had Skyhooks and Sherbet play...

Old enough to have had Skyhooks and Sherbet play at the high school social on consecutive years...:rofl

Al.
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By AlSheehan
Thanks guys. Sounds like the place! ;o) ...

Thanks guys. Sounds like the place! ;o)



That's an oldie... Mick Conway's looking pretty young there.

Al.
Forum: Australia 04-02-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By AlSheehan
Recommend a Pub in Wangaratta

I'm heading down to Maldon for the WTC weekend after next, and I'm looking for a pub around Wangaratta to stay at on Sunday night on the way home. Which do you recommend?

Al.
Forum: Australia 03-24-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 51,809
Posted By AlSheehan
I believe that only applies when the road is...

I believe that only applies when the road is closed to protect the road from damage in wet weather. Particularly out west, they take that sort of thing seriously.

Otherwise, a road closed means...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 51,809
Posted By AlSheehan
Man, he's had a bad day! I feel for him. ...

Man, he's had a bad day!

I feel for him.

Al.
Forum: Australia 03-17-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By AlSheehan
No. Use an adapter. The mSD card is copy...

No. Use an adapter. The mSD card is copy protected.

Al.
Forum: Australia 03-17-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By AlSheehan
When you order OZTopo tell them you have a 550....

When you order OZTopo tell them you have a 550. They say you will receive OZTopo V6 on a mSD card and on a USB thumb drive, and you will get a mSD to SD adapter (if you tell them you have a 550). I...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,028
Posted By AlSheehan
Thanks! That's what I had (although the bag was...

Thanks! That's what I had (although the bag was long gone). I've just ordered a new one. :D

Al.
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