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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,816
Posted By gunnabuild1
Nicely done, mate. Bike size is irrelevant 50cc...

Nicely done, mate.
Bike size is irrelevant 50cc will get you in front of a truck as well as 1000.
Your decision,some would sell,you chose not to.
I would probably have done what was said...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By gunnabuild1
What you describe sounds like the symptoms I have...

What you describe sounds like the symptoms I have with http://www.webmd.com/osteoarthritis/guide/impingement-syndrome
See a Doctor and have a scan or X-rays to check,on the bright side exercises...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-16-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,697
Posted By gunnabuild1
I suspect some will try to hit the "numbers" as...

I suspect some will try to hit the "numbers" as was said earlier but they're version of the numbers is a lot different to Ducati's or even 'Minsk's' looks are the key for these guys not handling.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,749
Posted By gunnabuild1
Fair enough, it is just opinion. I prefer a...

Fair enough, it is just opinion.
I prefer a white helmet,I live in a hot climate and think it may reduce the heat while riding on a sunlit day, once again just an opinion.
Here in the sun not only...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,749
Posted By gunnabuild1
Seen it posted before and it's something I agree...

Seen it posted before and it's something I agree with even if some people put it better.
The colour you wear has no real effect,Hells Angels and the like wear jeans,dark colours in general but I...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,940
Posted By gunnabuild1
Plenty of air circulation, given a little common...

Plenty of air circulation, given a little common sense,shouldn't cause an issue.
I have one those lunchbox stoves that have been recalled/withdrawn from sale like probably around 50% of people on...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,749
Posted By gunnabuild1
People pull out in front of Fire engines with...

People pull out in front of Fire engines with lights and sirens.
Hi-Vis might make you feel better but it won't change other road users behaviour.
Here in Oz it's pretty much part of the scenery...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,271
Posted By gunnabuild1
There are websites dedicated to most well known...

There are websites dedicated to most well known machines and some of the lesser known ones.
Even or especially for those ones that are known as "stone axe reliable".
The price difference is the...
Forum: Australia 04-30-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By gunnabuild1
Mate I'm a long way away from you [Qld] but my...

Mate I'm a long way away from you [Qld] but my Mum lives south of Nowra,St Georges Basin.
Every time I'm down on my own I take my bike.
Kangaroo Valley is a great run.
Macquarie Pass is good value...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,019
Posted By gunnabuild1
Have you cleaned out the fuel tank?

Have you cleaned out the fuel tank?
Forum: Australia 04-11-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,794
Posted By gunnabuild1
Lot more of them squeezed into the same general...

Lot more of them squeezed into the same general area and how many k's would the average Greek drive in a year?
Forum: Australia 04-11-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,794
Posted By gunnabuild1
She probably can operate a clutch when not under...

She probably can operate a clutch when not under pressure,sounds like classic performance anxiety.
Once the pressure is on all bets are off.
One thing I took from teaching my kids is that after 30...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,693
Posted By gunnabuild1
Not me dead average,and slow to boot. Sometimes...

Not me dead average,and slow to boot.
Sometimes those little guys with the chip on the shoulder can be very dangerous.
Never heard "It's not the size of the dog in the fight it's the size of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 494,752
Posted By gunnabuild1
Apart from the total condescension in that remark...

Apart from the total condescension in that remark you might actually envisage the idea that you are both right?
For the conditions you describe the H-D is very good at the purpose you describe, long...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,794
Posted By gunnabuild1
Why don't they get booked ? You see them...

Why don't they get booked ?
You see them everyday driving along in the right lane, mobile phone up to their ear and no -one ever seems to get done for it.
5 kms over ? They are right onto it,if...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,814
Posted By gunnabuild1
To be fair to Honda is there really a big enough...

To be fair to Honda is there really a big enough market in the U.S for the Forza?
Be a hard sell in Aust. and your conditions appear to be similar to ours with even higher speed limits generally....
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,865
Posted By gunnabuild1
Be nice if when you see me braking and hear me...

Be nice if when you see me braking and hear me gearing down to see if your ok on the side of the road.
If everything's good and your missus is ducked in the bushes for a slash just wave me on before...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,814
Posted By gunnabuild1
Didn't take much notice of the price to be...

Didn't take much notice of the price to be honest, with differing currencies it doesn't always translate.
It was the performance described that caught my attention but yep big difference in shekels...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,339
Posted By gunnabuild1
Good coat of Dubbin periodically. ...

Good coat of Dubbin periodically.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubbin
Not too often as the stitching will rot.
As said you can't waterproof leather but keep it treated and throw on a one piece...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,477
Posted By gunnabuild1
I think it depends on the kids as well.Teaching...

I think it depends on the kids as well.Teaching my eldest boy was okay,had it's moments of high anxiety but in general not to bad.
My eldest daughter,horrific ! no interest in why the vehicle...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 67,029
Posted By gunnabuild1
Hey nice,I know what you mean about the ergo's...

Hey nice,I know what you mean about the ergo's and imagination.
The key part was it had that woo-hoo factor,so you will worry about the other stuff later............right?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,814
Posted By gunnabuild1
Honda Forza 125 ?

Anyone know anything about these?
Sounds like a competitor for the Burgman 200 and strangely enough by the review it sounds like it blows away the PCX as well.
Although I admit to having little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,033
Posted By gunnabuild1
Not having a go, just curious as to why you think...

Not having a go, just curious as to why you think gear kept you upright?
Are you assuming injury from the debris of your bike ?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By gunnabuild1
Klaviator got it right in one. Big difference...

Klaviator got it right in one.
Big difference between a Chinese made scoot and a Taiwanese made one.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,693
Posted By gunnabuild1
A great many of you seem to equate size with...

A great many of you seem to equate size with threat value.
I know a few guys that could give you serious reasons to rethink that opinion.
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 389,145
Posted By gunnabuild1
The Howster, those Givi bags you have on the bike...

The Howster, those Givi bags you have on the bike are they soft or hard ?Looks like a zip closure?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-09-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By gunnabuild1
I've got a TGB X-Race 150 I've had for about a...

I've got a TGB X-Race 150 I've had for about a year and 3000klms and it hasn't missed a beat.
I gave it a good thrashing in the beginning and it just ran with it.
I bought it out of curiosity and a...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By gunnabuild1
Ipswich close enough for you? Express...

Ipswich close enough for you?
Express Motorcycles
http://www.expressmotorcycles.com.au/index.html
But I'm sure they have made someone unhappy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,342
Posted By gunnabuild1
I can see how that could help an experienced...

I can see how that could help an experienced rider to an extent but as a straight recreational road rider I don't believe that on the road things should be pushed to that extent.
Don't get me wrong...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,342
Posted By gunnabuild1
The whole point of ABS is the unexpected. It's...

The whole point of ABS is the unexpected.
It's midnight,you have been riding for 5 hours and it's been raining for the whole trip,your feet and hands are cold and wet but there is only 40k's to go...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,219
Posted By gunnabuild1
Nice shots,I think they are still a good looking...

Nice shots,I think they are still a good looking bike but one of the young guys at work looked at mine and said "Geez, that's a real old fashioned looking moto"
Took one look at my face and started...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,532
Posted By gunnabuild1
I suspect it is more about stretch and...

I suspect it is more about stretch and movement,The glue sets in place over an extended period of time,then they are subjected to regular flexing and have to stretch and the glue bond sheers fairly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-10-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,300
Posted By gunnabuild1
It is indeed a good looking rig,for you and...

It is indeed a good looking rig,for you and anybody else that chimes in,do you carry a pillion if so how good a job does it do?
Looking at getting something else for my ride and the NC and Wee are...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,856
Posted By gunnabuild1
Freezer between outings.Never done anything else.

Freezer between outings.Never done anything else.
Forum: Australia 01-07-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,666
Posted By gunnabuild1
Ask me about that drop next year.

Ask me about that drop next year.
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,666
Posted By gunnabuild1
With the price of fuel that high and lets face...

With the price of fuel that high and lets face it, it's always going to go up.
And with the proviso that gravel roads are only occasional I'd go the with the Honda PCX150 2.2 litres per 100k Initial...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By gunnabuild1
She's an adult, warn her of the consequences and...

She's an adult, warn her of the consequences and as an adult she gets to make her own choice.
How graphic your warning is is up to you,
I remember in the dim distant past rocking up to an awesome...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-24-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,331
Posted By gunnabuild1
On the three wheeler options there are these...

On the three wheeler options there are these http://www.tripodcars.com/
But they are not really weather protected just fun.
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,732
Posted By gunnabuild1
It's the little ones that make Xmas worthwhile...

It's the little ones that make Xmas worthwhile you can pick up on that excitement and anticipation as it practically drips out of their pores.
Mine are too old for the excitement of it all now so I...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-19-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,278
Posted By gunnabuild1
noun noun: forum; plural noun: forums; plural...

noun
noun: forum; plural noun: forums; plural noun: fora
1.
a meeting or medium where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged.

Isn't the whole point of discussion reliant on...
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