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Forum: 2 smokers 01-04-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,044
Posted By petermac
Nice to see this bike saved. I bought this...

Nice to see this bike saved.

I bought this exact model new in Australia,rode it on the road and raced it.

Heaps of fun,fondly remembered,scary handling was excting
Forum: Australia 11-29-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,606
Posted By petermac
Yes,that is a top ride. Some nice cafes for...

Yes,that is a top ride.

Some nice cafes for coffee and food in Taralga too.
Forum: Australia 07-12-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By petermac
Aaah,Wollongong..the centre of motorcycling...

Aaah,Wollongong..the centre of motorcycling paradise.

What sort of riding do you want to do?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-28-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 676,354
Posted By petermac
Hi, Thanks for the link.

Hi,

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Australia 02-27-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,134
Posted By petermac
Now sipping a rather nice Special Reserve Cab Sav...

Now sipping a rather nice Special Reserve Cab Sav from Huntington Estates

of Mudgee. Quite special in my opinion.
Forum: Australia 02-26-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,134
Posted By petermac
This is a good thread. After bikes, one of...

This is a good thread.

After bikes, one of my favorite subjects is wine
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,408
Posted By petermac
My manual says tail lamp bulb with arrow down. ...

My manual says tail lamp bulb with arrow down.

Both stop and tail functions will work with an element failed as body computer sends messages to working element.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Trials 05-13-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,126
Posted By petermac
That is astounding.

That is astounding.
Forum: Australia 03-18-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,253
Posted By petermac
Any Updates?

Any Updates?
Forum: Australia 02-04-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By petermac
In NSW,I have found GIO to be very competitive.

In NSW,I have found GIO to be very competitive.
Forum: Beasts 12-29-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,248
Posted By petermac
Have changed between the two depending on supply....

Have changed between the two depending on supply.

Anakee 2 is definitely better on wet bitumen.
Anakee 2 lasts longer and keeps its feel till worn out.

Tourance is very good but Anakee 2 is...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 30,300
Posted By petermac
Great report. Thanks for sharing with us

Great report.

Thanks for sharing with us
Forum: Face plant 10-28-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,413
Posted By petermac
Very sad news. Rest in Peace Charlene.

Very sad news.

Rest in Peace Charlene.
Forum: Australia 09-21-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,045
Posted By petermac
Well put.

Well put.
Forum: Australia 07-26-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,340
Posted By petermac
Very sad news. Enjoyed his writing and found him...

Very sad news. Enjoyed his writing and found him very pleasant in person.

Bought a couple of bikes based on his road tests and they lived up to his praise.

He will be missed. So young.Makes...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By petermac
Well Done!! Been following your blog.Very...

Well Done!!

Been following your blog.Very interesting.I live near Wollongong,disappointed I didn't meet you both before you left.
Forum: Europe 05-26-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By petermac
My wife and I will be there from 31 May to 2...

My wife and I will be there from 31 May to 2 June.Can only be there for practice and qualifying.

Unfortunately will be leaving as you are arriving
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 591,677
Posted By petermac
Well said!!!

Well said!!!
Forum: Asia 03-15-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 55,175
Posted By petermac
Thank you for this wonderfull ride report.I have...

Thank you for this wonderfull ride report.I have ridden in Sabah but not yet Brunei and Sarawak.Seems to have a great riding experience and very enthusiastic bikers!!
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 47,159
Posted By petermac
Thanks for those quotes Apessino I got home...

Thanks for those quotes Apessino

I got home from work today,read your post,and was inspired to take my F800R for a short ride after dinner.This bike really is special.

I've had a crap week...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 187,742
Posted By petermac
Thanks for starting this thread. I have had...

Thanks for starting this thread.

I have had an F800r Chris Pfeiffer Edition since May 2010.
Nice bike, looking forward to following this thread for information and inspiration. Will be...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 47,159
Posted By petermac
Mine felt the same when running in. Wait till you...

Mine felt the same when running in. Wait till you can ride it properly when run in. It now feels a different bike!

I have the high seat on mine(I'm 181cm tall).It fits me spot on.With the lower...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 47,159
Posted By petermac
That screen looks really nice. I was happy...

That screen looks really nice.

I was happy to have no screen at all on mine- a true naked.

But now I'm having second thoughts.

Like the LED tailamp too . Will have to find out how much...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 47,159
Posted By petermac
Just got back from a blast through the mountains...

Just got back from a blast through the mountains near home on my F800R.

The more I ride it the better we get.

Definitely a bike that is greater than the sum of its parts. Heaps of feedback...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 47,159
Posted By petermac
Mmmm! It's face matches mine then

Mmmm!

It's face matches mine then
Forum: Australia 01-11-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 22,488
Posted By petermac
Well Said !!

Well Said !!
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 47,159
Posted By petermac
I've had an F800r CP Edition since last May. ...

I've had an F800r CP Edition since last May.

While I was running it in it seemed a little bland.

Now that it's got a few K's on it am I have learned to ride it how it prefers to be ridden, I...
Forum: Australia 11-25-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,680
Posted By petermac
Only used BMW Assist once so far , service was...

Only used BMW Assist once so far , service was outstanding. Renewal is due soon and will definitely purchase again.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,647
Posted By petermac
I like the servo's on mine.

I like the servo's on mine.
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,313,989
Posted By petermac
A special place !

A special place !
Forum: Asia 09-26-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 55,175
Posted By petermac
Looked like it was being prepared for...

Looked like it was being prepared for sealing.Will make it a great tar ride from KK to other side of island. Sabah sure has a great combination of tar and gravel roads. I rode an Aprilia Pegaso.
Forum: Asia 09-24-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 55,175
Posted By petermac
Hi Aki, I did the ride from Keningau to Tawau...

Hi Aki,
I did the ride from Keningau to Tawau last year. A very enjoyable ride.
Thanks for the photos and for bringing back good memories.
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By petermac
A beautiful part of the world. Motorcycling...

A beautiful part of the world. Motorcycling paradise!! Looking forward to the rest of your story.
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 38,451
Posted By petermac
Best Wishes for your journey. I will be following...

Best Wishes for your journey. I will be following it with interest.
Peter
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,442
Posted By petermac
Greetings, May I suggest,...

Greetings, May I suggest, www.borneobikingadventures.com. Rides around Sabah in Malaysian Borneo. Have ridden with them on three tours. Lots of fun .
Forum: Asia 04-26-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,831
Posted By petermac
Thank you for your reply Aki, I thought...

Thank you for your reply Aki,

I thought Tawau was a top place to visit.

Could you please enquire as to the difficulties re border crossings for an Australian passport holder, particularly if...
Forum: Asia 04-25-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,831
Posted By petermac
Greetings from Australia! Great pictures!!...

Greetings from Australia!

Great pictures!! Thanks for posting them.

I have ridden much of Sabah , great place. Would like to ride more of Borneo.

How difficult would it be to ride from...
Forum: Asia 04-16-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,831
Posted By petermac
Hi There I'm also keen to read about Borneo...

Hi There

I'm also keen to read about Borneo rides and riders.
I live in Australia but have ridden a lot of kilometers in Sabah on 3 riding trips in the past 18 months.
On a future ride I would...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,379
Posted By petermac
Anyone tried Koala yet?

Anyone tried Koala yet?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,594
Posted By petermac
The Anakee 2's do seem to need slightly higher...

The Anakee 2's do seem to need slightly higher pressures. I also found they handled better after a few hundred kilometers . Didn't feel quite right when new, but now I reckon they are the best tyres...
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