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Forum: Racing 05-18-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 530,462
Posted By Rossco
Cry Really enjoyed watching Casey at Phillip Island...

Really enjoyed watching Casey at Phillip Island over the years. It's a privilege to see an elite athlete at the top of their game. Big loss for Motogp, but life goes on and new champions will fill...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 27,596
Posted By Rossco
Yes, that was a truly sublime display of racing...

Yes, that was a truly sublime display of racing craft.
Forum: Racing 11-02-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 590,908
Posted By Rossco
Hailwood andStoner vs Rossi and Agostini

I read an interesting article in Australian Motorcycle News where the author discussed a recent interview with Agostini.

Basically Agostini reportedly said that Rossi was a similar rider to...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,860
Posted By Rossco
I hope that info is correct, it looked like such...

I hope that info is correct, it looked like such a horrendous crash.
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,775
Posted By Rossco
Hey HerrMnnn That's one wicked TDM. ...

Hey HerrMnnn

That's one wicked TDM. Basically you've done most of the things I intend to (bought a 2009 model earlier in the year). Fitted pannier racks and crash bars and waiting for more cash...
Forum: Racing 03-31-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 28,043
Posted By Rossco
It will be interesting to see if stoner can win...

It will be interesting to see if stoner can win here, considering his past record.
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,775
Posted By Rossco
Yes, that video is good incentive to do a good...

Yes, that video is good incentive to do a good job of raising the gaurd, that was one luckly dude to walk away from that...or limp away at least
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,775
Posted By Rossco
I ran TKC's on my R1150GS, I would get 10,000km...

I ran TKC's on my R1150GS, I would get 10,000km (with tread to spare)from the front no problem at all, but only 6,000km from rear.

I used the TCK front and Tourance rear combo most the time. ...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,775
Posted By Rossco
Alas, I'm a one bike owner also, so what I own...

Alas, I'm a one bike owner also, so what I own has to be an all rounder, and that's why I thought a TDM would do the trick. Just couldn't bring myself to get a v-strom, great bike and two friends...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,775
Posted By Rossco
Wow, thanks for the info that is indeed awesome. ...

Wow, thanks for the info that is indeed awesome. You have saved me hours of trawling adv forum. Just gotta figure out where do i begin? Thinking of Hepco Becker racks and crash bars first, would...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,775
Posted By Rossco
So is the TKC reversed for front? I always ran a...

So is the TKC reversed for front? I always ran a TKC on the front of my last bike (r1150gs) and really liked the durability and handling of the tyre. So will probably do the same on the TDM, I have...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,775
Posted By Rossco
Hi Herrmnnn Don't intend to ride single...

Hi Herrmnnn

Don't intend to ride single track just out back roads on occasion. Thanks for the TDM forum link, lots of good info. I would like to change the bars and add barkbusters, so will...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,775
Posted By Rossco
Thanks for the feedback Tim, looking forward to...

Thanks for the feedback Tim, looking forward to collecting the bike and begining the farkles process:D
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3,218
Views: 889,775
Posted By Rossco
Last week I put a deposit down on a 2009 TDM,...

Last week I put a deposit down on a 2009 TDM, will collect next week. Bit of a change for me, I had a 2001 R1150gs for past 5 years, loved it but felt like a change. Read lots of reviews on TDM...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,733
Posted By Rossco
Laugh All adds to the adventure

All adds to the adventure
Forum: Australia 09-06-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,733
Posted By Rossco
Can get a bit slippery in the flinders when it's...

Can get a bit slippery in the flinders when it's wet. We did a trip last year, got caught out near brachini gorge, within 30 minutes of rain we were sliding all over the shop.
...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,289
Posted By Rossco
Andy strapz bagz, mountaindseign waterproof bags,...

Andy strapz bagz, mountaindseign waterproof bags, tent, sleeping bag, cooking gear, tools (+leatherman), slime tyre pump, 10 litre can fuel, 5 litres of water, food for 4 days. Probably too much...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,199
Posted By Rossco
Great ride report, ahh memories......, I did a...

Great ride report, ahh memories......, I did a similar ride with some friends last year. We had a great day on the yunta arkaroola road, sand storms all the way, still have the dirt in my teeth. ...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,442
Posted By Rossco
Sorry to hear about the accident. I'm a Manly...

Sorry to hear about the accident. I'm a Manly resident myself and have seen you ride around on that bike, nice bit of kit. What road did you come unstuck on?

Anyway all the best!
Forum: Australia 01-17-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 33,033
Posted By Rossco
Bluhduh Yes it took my friend a little bit of time to...

Yes it took my friend a little bit of time to appreciate my roll of support.

His GS wasn't the only one to go for a nap on this trip:...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 33,033
Posted By Rossco
On a trip to the flinders the greencurse on a GS...

On a trip to the flinders the greencurse on a GS took a dive in some bulldust. Fortunately we were on hand with a video.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwrz6bOhjZ8
Forum: Australia 12-24-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rossco
flinders and beyond sep 09

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3468/3869602559_5101df6a68_b.jpg

Ivanhoe to Menindee

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3518/3869623257_68df680abc_b.jpg

Menindee sunset
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Forum: Racing 10-16-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,708
Posted By Rossco
memories

Through the 70's -80's my dad would drive us from Daylesford to Bathurst the night before the race (about 800km). We get to the track at 4-5am in the morning watch the race and drive all night home....
Forum: Australia 10-15-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,304
Posted By Rossco
gs down.

Alas my mate stacked his gs whilst we had the video camera recording.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwrz6bOhjZ8
Forum: Australia 10-13-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,426
Posted By Rossco
I flew to NZ from Sydney on Air NZ and carried my...

I flew to NZ from Sydney on Air NZ and carried my helmet on as hand luggage. We let the people at the baggage handling know and they were cool with it. On the way back we didn't bother asking and had...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 628,225
Posted By Rossco
Flinders Ranges Australia 2009

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 943,322
Posted By Rossco
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2592/3869657229_1cb...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2592/3869657229_1cb7331343_b.jpg
Old hotel Yunta

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2504/3869653771_af7ce6bb0c_b.jpg

...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rossco
I owned a klr for 5 years and did a 16000km...

I owned a klr for 5 years and did a 16000km offroad trip around oz. I now ride a 1150gs and on the same terrain the gs is a superior bike in my opinion. I recently road the gs over the same desert...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 3,314,837
Posted By Rossco
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2544/3869805943_ed1...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2544/3869805943_ed19b10725_b.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By Rossco
Onwards to the Chasm chaps...

The next day we headed up to the cafe for a big breakfast and a coffee.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2587/3886991274_5b5a505b6e_o.jpg

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By Rossco
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2674/3886194575_a94...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2674/3886194575_a942b8daa5_o.jpg
great roads for exploring

So with out the original schedule we found ourselves with a lot more time and so that day we headed of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2009, 02:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By Rossco
Takes lots of practice to perfect that...

Takes lots of practice to perfect that salutehttp://s3.amazonaws.com/advrider/Laughing.gif

Yes, read your RR (great read) and I thought it might have been the sand patch that you mentioned also. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By Rossco
Arkaroola not so cruela beer and fooda good.

We arrived at Arkaroola at around 6pm and quickly booked a camping site and a table at the local cafe. Out the front were two KTM 640's and at the bar their riders were doing what we intended to do,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By Rossco
It never rains it just pours...

I think I will always remember the Greencurse crashing into that bulldust hole, it's burnt permanently into my brain. When I ran across I could only see his gs belly up and thought sh*t perhaps he is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 746,492
Posted By Rossco
Me and sticker in outback oz

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2493/3870668570_23c8c57114_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3493/3870493440_a9ae0c317d_b.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,233
Posted By Rossco
THink you invented some new terminology there,...

THink you invented some new terminology there, too whack on!
Forum: Australia 09-11-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,602
Posted By Rossco
sad news:cry, Davo sounds like he was an amazing...

sad news:cry, Davo sounds like he was an amazing guy!
R.I.P
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By Rossco
Was one of the best trips of my life. Only up to...

Was one of the best trips of my life. Only up to day 3, more fun and games to follow, after I catch some zzzz.

Planning another trip next year, welcome to partake, a love of rum...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By Rossco
The Crash

30 minutes after our break in the dunes, a mini disaster struck. Bruceinoz and Myself blasted off at warp speed, I was hammering hard but big Bruce had found his mojo and all I could hear was his...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,158
Posted By Rossco
Wind Sand and Savoury Shapes

The Yunta Arkaroola Road is a real hoot. Mostly straight with the occasional set of corners that wind over barren hills and drop into dry creek beds. The surface conditions can change within a few...
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