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Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,215
Posted By farcall
June 1984 ...

June 1984
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Interesting garage combo there North Rider - a...

Interesting garage combo there North Rider - a HP2 to join 3 Africa Twins! Great taste :D

I've never belonged to anything illustrious before. :freaky
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 66,500
Posted By farcall
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-bKdWRdh/2/L/i-...

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Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,412
Posted By farcall
I use a Big Agnes Deer Park sleeping bag...

I use a Big Agnes Deer Park sleeping bag (30F/-1C) with Exped Synmat UL 7 LW sleeping pad most rides.

If I'm expecting cold (0C) temps I add the Sea To Summit Thermo Reactor as well as taking my...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 25,649
Posted By farcall
My 2012 Synmat has 30mm flat valves. My 2013 UL...

My 2012 Synmat has 30mm flat valves.
My 2013 UL Synmat has 20mm flat valves.

The Exped schnozzle advert says it is for 20mm flat valves.

But... Exped make an adapter so it'll work on 30mm...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,549
Posted By farcall
You can get beer at Adele's Grove

You can get beer at Adele's Grove
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,705
Views: 602,462
Posted By farcall
If it is launched there (a huge IF), I'm guessing...

If it is launched there (a huge IF), I'm guessing it'll be the biggest attraction by far...at least in the off-road category.
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8,705
Views: 602,462
Posted By farcall
Sorry Petra. I should have looked back a post or...

Sorry Petra. I should have looked back a post or two. Whatever pics you can get will be great.
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8,705
Views: 602,462
Posted By farcall
Gday Michael. If Honda launches a new Africa Twin...

Gday Michael. If Honda launches a new Africa Twin there, please take a million pics for us. I'm living in hope.
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By farcall
950essee? :wink:

950essee? :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Thanks for taking the time reply. Good advice. ...

Thanks for taking the time reply. Good advice.

Ever since my wife told me my lime green shirt didn't go with my purple flairs, I lack confidence to make 'colour' decisions. And fashion decions...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By farcall
Like guyfawkes says rotors are the same, its the...

Like guyfawkes says rotors are the same, its the fasteners that are different. It may or may not make a difference but IMO play it safe and get the bolt/rivet system of fasteners.

CORRECTION: The...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By farcall
Hopefully this relevant. I had a 2004 GS...

Hopefully this relevant.

I had a 2004 GS with 2 sets of wheels - one set cast, one set spokes. I sold the bike, kept the spoke wheels and bought a new 2009 GSA.

I fitted the spare spoke wheels...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Finke Desert Race - Australia <object...

Finke Desert Race - Australia

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
I want to repaint my HP2 rear wheel fork and...

I want to repaint my HP2 rear wheel fork and final drive at some time in the future. Online parts fiche describes them as 'Magnesium'. I am trying to find the correct colour code for the parts.

As...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8,705
Views: 602,462
Posted By farcall
Did 4 tyre changes today. Very productive arvo. ...

Did 4 tyre changes today. Very productive arvo.

No doubt everyone was speaking from direct knowledge :mulie

Or was it a bunch of blokes auditioning for a gig on Today Tonight? :nod
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8,705
Views: 602,462
Posted By farcall
Gday Rick :wave

Gday Rick :wave
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8,705
Views: 602,462
Posted By farcall
:lol3 They're getting pissed down the pub...

:lol3

They're getting pissed down the pub this arvo... I dunno where they get the money to piss up against the wall at the pub dunny, I'm always broke from my last bike ride or trying to save for...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8,705
Views: 602,462
Posted By farcall
Lake Perolilli Speed Week

16 -19 October

Found this...

http://www.mqld.org.au/index.php?id=37&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=10483&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=33&cHash=df0c7d5fb3
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 43,150
Posted By farcall
The bike and its prep rightly gets a big fat...

The bike and its prep rightly gets a big fat tick. But I am in total awe of his endurance and riding ability.



His LED's are Baja Designs SII's -...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 4,864,240
Posted By farcall
How many kms on the clock? How long since you've...

How many kms on the clock? How long since you've done a major service?

Depending on answers above, maybe some or all of the following - new spark plugs; balance carbs (these two may help with your...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,304
Posted By farcall
Bugger.

Bugger.
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,304
Posted By farcall
Rawlinna was chosen as a 'no excuses' location......

Rawlinna was chosen as a 'no excuses' location... or are you two building up to a 'can't get time off work' excuse? Again. :evil

Insert hiding behind wall icon here. :D
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,304
Posted By farcall
Aiming for semi-retirement mr bully... I'm nearly...

Aiming for semi-retirement mr bully... I'm nearly there. :wink:
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,304
Posted By farcall
Yep. I can see this ride turning into a...

Yep. I can see this ride turning into a Transcon/Oodnadatta Track/Old Andado Track/Alice/Namajira Drive/Gary Junction Hwy/Carawine Gorge/Dooley Downs epic for me :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
We call em willy willys. Aka dust devils other...

We call em willy willys. Aka dust devils other parts of the world.

You're entering gods country :clap... I lived in the Gascoyne, Pilbara and Kimberley for 17 years and know some pretty good bike...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 66,500
Posted By farcall
DD - that is the royal tour of WA mate....

DD - that is the royal tour of WA mate. Kimberley, Pilbara & Hay St Kal. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Thanks very much Tom. :thumb I'll send you an...

Thanks very much Tom. :thumb I'll send you an email when I get home tonight. Shane
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Max range 550kms over all my off-road rides......

Max range 550kms over all my off-road rides... though I'll never run it out that far. Drops under 500km if I'm riding like those Lettie/Knight/Coma blokes. :lol3 (...in my dreams).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
A private collector in Australia sold his HP2E...

A private collector in Australia sold his HP2E last year. IIRC, it had 900kms on the odo with an asking price of approx $30,000AUD (21,000 today). I'm told that a BMW dealership bought it for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Thanks I reckon it won't take much to...

Thanks



I reckon it won't take much to assemble 6 local HP2's now. But we do need to get a HPN tank for Robins HP2... he has given up trying I think.


I've emailed HPN and they haven't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Cheers. There were 4 HP2's there - all from...

Cheers.

There were 4 HP2's there - all from WA. We could have sold our bikes many times over... but no way :D.

Out of interest, someone here in Perth advertised their HP2E for sale last week....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
In keeping with the thread title... a couple more...

In keeping with the thread title... a couple more pics from the same trip earlier this month.

The eagle-eyed will notice a road tyre on my mates HP2. It was the only 17" tyre in stock at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Richard, that reminds me - your post last year...

Richard, that reminds me - your post last year showing your Saddlemen seat helped me out. Thanks. :thumb

The Saddlemen modification not only greatly improved comfort levels but also enabled a...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,404
Posted By farcall
Involuntary crusty demons stunts are so...

Involuntary crusty demons stunts are so underrated. :D
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,404
Posted By farcall
and not having pillion footpegs :lol3

and not having pillion footpegs :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8,705
Views: 602,462
Posted By farcall
Albany now has the highest ratio of HP2E owners...

Albany now has the highest ratio of HP2E owners per head of population in Oz. :deal :D

Errr, thats if you count Jerry as Albany.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Your sarcasm runs deep. Congratulations on that.

Your sarcasm runs deep. Congratulations on that.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,298
Posted By farcall
Ever tried your 19" wheel on stuff like this?...

Ever tried your 19" wheel on stuff like this? Your naive words tell me no.

Big Dom - I feel your pain. I'd be devastated if I were to lose my HP2 Enduro.
...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 66,500
Posted By farcall
Maybe you guys should have stayed in the...

Maybe you guys should have stayed in the Kimberley... although it was 1 degree at Mt Elizabeth Stn (western side neighbour of Drysdale) on Friday night. :huh

Mud and hail - its a pox I reckon. :D...
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