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Forum: Australia Today, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
great

Thanks Trev that would be useful. I will be back in Adelaide to pick up some equipment in a month or so. But your opinion would be valued.
Forum: Australia Today, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
Where

is that the south road dealer?
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
I tried a PM but you are not listed?? Send me...

I tried a PM but you are not listed?? Send me details please.

Oh is that a dash in the middle of you ADV name?
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
Correct

I bought a DL650 last year on impulse not having ridden one. It was a decision that went like this;
1) I hadn't ridden a road bike for 40 years
2) This thing is cheap so I won't lose much if I...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
Thanks PBee

I was doing a U turn on the test bike it nearly fell over because the power delivery came in later than I am used ot on the DL650. I was probably on the bike for about 10 minutes and had pulled away...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
I agree

I think he just isn't interested in making a sale. The problem I have is that he is the closest Triumph dealer ( 210 Km) and the next one is Peter Stevens in Geelong. ( 300 km)

He mentioned that...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,149
Posted By XRman
similar weather here

We get close to Tassie weather here in the SW Vic region. Best time of year I autumn. The wind slows/stops and it only rains occasionally. Besides if you go in August I will be in Ireland and...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 1,087,858
Posted By XRman
Yes Please

Yes please. Include the name of the winery and who is in the picture. You could be published in the magazine. Poses with attractive women will be favourably considered. Tell 'em they could get...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
warranty/

THE LOCAL DEALER TOLD ME FITTING A 15t SPROCKET WOULD VOID WARRANTY. IN FACT ANY MODS AT ALL.
I GUESS THAT MAKES BAR RISERS OUT TOO!
SO I WILL HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL THEY PRODUCE A TIGER WITH A WIDE...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,384
Posted By XRman
Lime Green/ Yellow

Lime green stand out well in fog in ski season.

I saw a Hit -Air high vis vest that went over the top of the rider's jacket. It makes sense to increase your road presence and also protect you...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By XRman
Locus pro App

I have been playing with Locus Pro. It is cheap.

It has some interesting features and supposedly can use Brouter App to do routes; I have not worked this out well yet. It is easy to do as the...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 47,227
Posted By XRman
Hey Graeme, There are lots of tracks on...

Hey Graeme,

There are lots of tracks on TAUT for Western Victoria. Mainly radiating out from Portland (funny that) centre of the Green Triangle region, but you can use parts of the tracks that...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
Huh???

You need to get out more PP? I prescribe long drives in the country on whatever bike is going. Doctors orders!
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
DR shake rattle and roll

I think you get used to the vibey feel on the DR. I had one for years and didn't really notice it. When I swapped onto Wal's DR I thought my back fillings were going to fall out. My DRZ was...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 1,087,858
Posted By XRman
Any winery n a storm

Trev I want you to gear up and visit any winery and get some photos tasting while in gear . Trying to strap a box of wine onto the Tiger. Anything like that. Tom wants names and location . Just so...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
what no flak?

I expected whern I posted this photos that there would be some flak about over capitalized semi -retired professional persons reliving their wild youth etc.

I miss Gags! He would have given me a...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By XRman
please explain

I have been playing with various apps including this one. Can you explain
how you download and create offline maps please. I find this area very confusing.

I thought I had achieved it and found I...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By XRman
Should be a sticky

How to use Photobucket should be a sticky for all newcomers to read and learn. We all found out the hard way.

Is the 250 DRZ still going strong Eric?
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
Me? just making up the numbers

Tom Foster told me to take my cheque book because the Tiger 800XCX is awesome.

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m547/xrman1954/P1000467_zpsvra1vehi.jpg

He lied it is bloody awesome. Riding...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
Welcome Andrew

keep in touch. We have rides every now and then. Like this one yesterday to Horsham

Sam wanted company to test ride some Triumphs
...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
Please explain? What I would like to know...

Please explain?

What I would like to know is the ability of the clutch to cope with being abused when you get caught somewhere you really should have avoided ( steep hills, rocky rutted areas,...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
Bugger

Now I will think about it seriously. Trev that advice could cost me a lot of cash.
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 142,157
Posted By XRman
impressive

I test rode the Tiger 800XCX today. Now I can understand what you are on about.

The handling is direct. Suspension supple. the brakes very good. Motor thrives on revs. looks good and doesn't...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 1,087,858
Posted By XRman
Favour to ask.

I have been writing a story for Adventure Rider magazine which is a sequel to the ADVride De Wineries that was in a recent issue.

What the basic outline is as follows: A gps route from Central...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
That is a good lead on the where abouts of my...

That is a good lead on the where abouts of my stolen DL650 and riding gear. Thanks JC.
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
Chill Pills all round

Trev your enthusiasm for promoting the Flinders Classic is welcome on our GTR thread. Until recently we were hoping to have another enjoyable ride up to Blinman, but life has dealt our group a few of...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By XRman
Grin Factor

I bought some jeans made by an Oz company called Grin factor. They are fully lined and heavy duty. Not that fashinable looking though. They look tough but I have not tested them so far!!!

I noted...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 195,317
Posted By XRman
Huh?

According to this you are in Burra not FNQ.

Jealous as usual while I trudge to work daily. Wal is making progress, but a few months away from going home.
Forum: Australia 03-23-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
You could always contact Doidge5781 for a ride....

You could always contact Doidge5781 for a ride. He is out Colac-ish way. Just one of you take a tow rope just in case the BMW clutch or EFI dies.
Forum: Australia 03-23-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
home

I for one will be in the busom of my family this year.

I have asuggestion for you though. Head West young man and visit us! Do you have a GPS yet? If so, have a look on...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By XRman
mats

I met a Dane riding near Melbourne last month. He bought a cheap 250 bike instead of hiring. His plan is to leave it here after a month. I think he hopes to return periodically. plenty of inmates...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
happy pills?

Do they simulate riding the 990?
Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By XRman
huh?

What you doing up there?
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,768
Posted By XRman
bugger off

I have a full head of hair and a bulge in my pants that attracts women. My wallet! I expect it would get me some like on the suzuki stand. Once price was agreed.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9,494
Views: 3,792,746
Posted By XRman
nope

You can hear it long before it comes into view. And they usually stop to say hello, not having seen anyone for hours.
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,768
Posted By XRman
camry

The Glee 650 is the Toyota of Adv bikes. Surprisingly capable for the $ but wont pull the birds.
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
house purchase?

Is the auction tomorrow Sam?
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
warm in sydney

We are spending the weekend in Sydney. Karen is going foraging for mushrooms with our daughter. Me ? Nah. Studying orthodontics at Coogee Beach.
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5,710
Views: 277,422
Posted By XRman
Hi Nuts

There ia knack toposting photos

have two windows open on your PC. One is photobucket, where you select your photo and copy it. Then the other window on ADVrider on your report. Just above your...
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