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Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 32,728
Posted By Sundowner
Well done, GOS. Pleased to hear the bike's got...

Well done, GOS. Pleased to hear the bike's got the potential that you seek. Did you consider the float levels not being high enough or the fuel flow being too slow when it was cutting in and out at...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Sundowner
Looks like you just about wore old Dave out. ...

Looks like you just about wore old Dave out. :lol3 Nice ride, mate. Must get out there with you blokes some time soon. You're obviously enjoying the DR650, MB. Nice choice of bike - do they have...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,148
Posted By Sundowner
Something to be very proud of. Well done to...

Something to be very proud of. Well done to every rider. Exceptional result. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,865
Posted By Sundowner
Hey Troy, Post up some tits. A decent pair....

Hey Troy,
Post up some tits.
A decent pair.
It's the ADV traditional way. Sneak them into a JM thread and see how long you/they last. Maybe even throw a pair into Racing, just to be sure. ...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 67,275
Posted By Sundowner
I will, Aub, but he's been a bit quiet lately. ...

I will, Aub, but he's been a bit quiet lately.
We did alright. The Skipper's pleased...this is his 50th Adelaide to Pt Lincoln Race and the first time he's won it. We came 1st on handicap in our...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 67,275
Posted By Sundowner
Fucking mobile auto correct. We had a hard but...

Fucking mobile auto correct.
We had a hard but great race.
Forum: Racing 02-21-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 67,275
Posted By Sundowner
We were doing so bloody well overnight as we...

We were doing so bloody well overnight as we travelled along the foot of the Tories Peninsula the just at change of watch at 6AM we started to fall into a hole of light shifting air. By the time we...
Forum: Racing 02-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 67,275
Posted By Sundowner
Timing is live. We have a transponder - if it...

Timing is live. We have a transponder - if it disappears, we've sunk.
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,136
Posted By Sundowner
Great stuff, Lee. Thanks for the photo's. More...

Great stuff, Lee. Thanks for the photo's. More would be great.
Forum: Racing 02-19-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 67,275
Posted By Sundowner
Howdy Lads, :wavedoing an ocean yacht race over...

Howdy Lads, :wavedoing an ocean yacht race over the next couple of days. It actually has some sort of tracking system (although I'm stuffed if I know how this'll work as the boat I'm racing on...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,428
Posted By Sundowner
When'd you get in trouble for having a beer? ...

When'd you get in trouble for having a beer? :scratch
You know 6 riders owe you big time...I'm one of them.
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,428
Posted By Sundowner
You could do the race on the way there.

You could do the race on the way there.
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,428
Posted By Sundowner
:wave Howdy Lads. (:D Just saying G'day and...

:wave Howdy Lads. (:D Just saying G'day and Happy New Year, not "I'm in!")
How's the ankle healed, 2Volts?
This sounds like great fun.
I have two manual, Torpedo7, wind on handlebar cross-brace...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Sundowner
For racing my '94 XR600R in last years Oz Safari,...

For racing my '94 XR600R in last years Oz Safari, I bought some Tusk Impact rims in the stock sizes (1.60x21 and 2.15x18)(but available in black only, from memory) from Rocky Mountain ATV. Can...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,276
Posted By Sundowner
Will a fuel matrix be published, please GT? ...

Will a fuel matrix be published, please GT? Rough idea what the bikes should be set up for, range wise?
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,276
Posted By Sundowner
Anyone keen on riding but lacking a service team?...

Anyone keen on riding but lacking a service team? I'm not sure I can afford to ride yet, but I'm certainly keen to set up a basic service/mechanical support/base camp. It'd be great to see some of...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,276
Posted By Sundowner
Numbers seem to be dropping in recent years. ...

Numbers seem to be dropping in recent years.
Definitely a great event for anyone who wants to have a lot of fun for minimum dollars. The hardest part is driving there. The rest is the good stuff.
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,276
Posted By Sundowner
Trust me when I say it'd be fantastic if they ran...

Trust me when I say it'd be fantastic if they ran the Rallysafe units, due to the safety net they provide to all riders, but unless they're calling for entrants to buy the antenna system already,...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 36,548
Posted By Sundowner
That's pretty unbelievable, Neil. Ol' "Johnny On...

That's pretty unbelievable, Neil. Ol' "Johnny On The Spot". Pleased for you mate, as it's certainly a fantastic chance meeting. He can't have been back in Oz more than a few hours.
I hope you...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 1,087,457
Posted By Sundowner
They rebuilt my XR600 Honda shock for my Safari...

They rebuilt my XR600 Honda shock for my Safari race bike - this was a short time after the fire, in the temporary workshop next door to the old shop. Nothing's changed at Hoey's - first class work...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,431
Posted By Sundowner
It's reverse order start today, isn't it? Please...

It's reverse order start today, isn't it? Please tell me this is so and all is still correct with the world?
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,431
Posted By Sundowner
You betcha! :D And apparently I'm a...

You betcha! :D
And apparently I'm a Dingleberry, with thinking TP has done well at Safari (It was an honest leghumping mistake - He's a GOD to me - I see only a Shining Light That Blinds Me.... yes...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,431
Posted By Sundowner
Horse shit, mate. :D You know Toby's the Real...

Horse shit, mate. :D You know Toby's the Real Deal. The Lad has talent far beyond the meer mortal level (3rd outright in his first attempt at El Dakaro, plus you know his previous track record in...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,289
Posted By Sundowner
1. Jordi 2. Gonk 3. Bam Bam

1. Jordi
2. Gonk
3. Bam Bam
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,289
Posted By Sundowner
Never give up! 1. Toby 2. Marc 3. Bam Bam

Never give up!

1. Toby
2. Marc
3. Bam Bam
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,289
Posted By Sundowner
1. Gonk 2. Coma 3. Bam Bam Harder than...

1. Gonk
2. Coma
3. Bam Bam

Harder than picking the lotto numbers, so I'll stick with this again. Gotta win eventually. :D
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,289
Posted By Sundowner
1. Gonk 2. Coma 3. Bam Bam

1. Gonk
2. Coma
3. Bam Bam
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 39,292
Posted By Sundowner
Hey John. You must be gutted, mate. I'm so very...

Hey John. You must be gutted, mate. I'm so very saddened that your race has ended. Not every day can end in the manner you want it to, as you're never really in control of your future...you're...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,431
Posted By Sundowner
You just wait until the traffic gets heavy - this...

You just wait until the traffic gets heavy - this guy's going to be awesome!
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,289
Posted By Sundowner
No Country For Old Men.... 1 - Sam...

No Country For Old Men....

1 - Sam Sunderland
2 - Toby Price
3 - Olivier Pain
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,431
Posted By Sundowner
Like startled turtles, we're away! Yay.:happay

Like startled turtles, we're away! Yay.:happay
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 1,087,457
Posted By Sundowner
:lol3:lol3:lol3 You're the most sober ADVrider I...

:lol3:lol3:lol3 You're the most sober ADVrider I know. Take care mate. Dakar starts in about 15 minutes, just to rub it in. :freakyHave fun out bush, ya lucky bugger. Wish it was me. Miss the...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 36,548
Posted By Sundowner
Great tip, Fogo. I'm almost over with my...

Great tip, Fogo. I'm almost over with my Vodaphone, so I might ask them if they'll do the same. How much do they slug you for the Telstra 15G?
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 1,087,457
Posted By Sundowner
Likewise - only picked my XR up from Sequent's...

Likewise - only picked my XR up from Sequent's place a few weeks ago - hadn't ridden since crossing the finish line at Safari. For the first time in my life I was completely ridden out..:lol3 Still...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 1,087,457
Posted By Sundowner
I wouldn't sweat it, mate. Finding blokes to do...

I wouldn't sweat it, mate. Finding blokes to do your job would be bloody difficult, I'd reckon. You're a rare breed. Get much riding in lately?
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 77,818
Posted By Sundowner
I'm gonna guess <strike>"Four and...

I'm gonna guess <strike>"Four and Twenty"</strike> "Balfours", looking at the crown.
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 1,087,457
Posted By Sundowner
Happy New Year, buddy. :beer Smoke from the fires...

Happy New Year, buddy. :beer Smoke from the fires seemed to be blanketing the city the whole day today - "The Big Smoke", you could say. Couldn't see the hills at all. :huh
How's things over your...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,289
Posted By Sundowner
1 - Toby Price - saw him riding the 2012 Finke...

1 - Toby Price - saw him riding the 2012 Finke Race - just unbelievably quick - truly an Alien. Bike hardly touched the ground, it was going that fast. He might have to shadow 'til near the end,...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Sundowner
You've earnt this trip. :clap Very happy to...

You've earnt this trip. :clap
Very happy to see a thread about the "behind the scenes" goings on of the Dakar organisation. :lurk
Brilliant start to it, so don't keep us waiting too long for...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By Sundowner
The kit DaveRMS posted is what I used for the...

The kit DaveRMS posted is what I used for the 2014 Oz Safari. I'd add an adjustable support arm to the back of the F2R unit mount bracket, as I had the RMS bracket come loose due to crashes and...
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