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Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
NRY, The extra minute is not penalty time, it is...

NRY, The extra minute is not penalty time, it is HIC (Held In Control) time.

This happens when at the finish of a Competitive, two bikes/autos come in on the same minute, but a few seconds apart....
Forum: Australia 04-16-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
I believe purchase price, plus $90K (expensive...

I believe purchase price, plus $90K (expensive Lime green paint) for a few refinements.

However, when things don't go Mr Quinns way... throw all the toys out of the pram, put the car in the truck...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
At a rough guess, that is on Geoff Smith's block,...

At a rough guess, that is on Geoff Smith's block, on the river.

We went nowhere near river gums this size.
Forum: Australia 04-14-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
Not a chance

Not a chance
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
I am from the old school, having cut my teeth on...

I am from the old school, having cut my teeth on the 1985 to 1997 Safaries, and think todays competitors are getting a little soft.

If you look at the sections, there were all over 100Km, with the...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
Got a few, only just got home, had to go up to...

Got a few, only just got home, had to go up to the top of Yellow Mountain on the way home this morning to pick up the repeater cavity filters.

Nothing beats the full throated roar of a V8 on full...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
For all of you motorbike non conformists, the...

For all of you motorbike non conformists, the answer is simple...

If your truck is too wide for the track, simply modify it to the track width...
...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
Don't know what you mean Ross...For spectator...

Don't know what you mean Ross...For spectator spectacular, Autos beat Motos anyday...

http://gtinaus.smugmug.com/2015-Condo-750/i-p8VtbJp/0/X2/Zephyr-X2.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By GTinAus
Have a look at this one (I have ordered from this...

Have a look at this one (I have ordered from this company before, and they are first rate)....
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
Actually, as I live near Uralla, in the Northern...

Actually, as I live near Uralla, in the Northern tablelands, some 700Km from Condo, I am in the dark myself about conditions.

However, it has been very dry out there, and as it is not supposed to...
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
You work out the fuel required by the distance to...

You work out the fuel required by the distance to fuel.

For example, West, has 47.74Km from the showground to where you 'may' obtain fuel (if your service crew gets to this point (it is an...
Forum: Australia 04-04-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
The most important tool to carry, and carried...

The most important tool to carry, and carried somewhere it is easily available, is a GOOD pair of sidecutters.

There is loose wire in a few places, and although where we see it, is thrown well off...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
OK, just for you blokes. (by the way, the 2013...

OK, just for you blokes. (by the way, the 2013 scrolls were crap, wait till you see the 2015 ones)


http://gtinaus.smugmug.com/2015-Condo750/i-H8R8FKs/0/X2/Runnng%20Schedule-1-X2.jpg
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,252
Posted By GTinAus
Apparently down hill, left hand corner, ute with...

Apparently down hill, left hand corner, ute with bull bar....

No no new upgrades, however contact Jon about a possible warranty fix on the crankcase breather shutter valve (if its using oil)......
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,252
Posted By GTinAus
looky, Looky....

at what turned up in my shed yesterday.....

Low mileage..

http://gtinaus.smugmug.com/Broken-Ural/i-Bp88WRJ/0/X2/DSCN2366-X2.jpg

Retro fuel injected Ural, handles as good as leading link.......
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,319
Posted By GTinAus
the RTA and RMS is a thing of the past, now its...

the RTA and RMS is a thing of the past, now its Services NSW (who do not have photo card machines, so now you get a slip of paper), and your plastic licence comes in the mail, some 2 weeks later........
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,060
Posted By GTinAus
I had an iguinal hernia, probably put up with it...

I had an iguinal hernia, probably put up with it for 20 or more years, used to get a bit uncomfortable at times, particularly at night when laying on my side.

Decided last year to finally get it...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,017
Posted By GTinAus
I suppose an 1150 opposed twin is out of the...

I suppose an 1150 opposed twin is out of the question??
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,774
Posted By GTinAus
Bill, post a photo of the holes, and I will knock...

Bill, post a photo of the holes, and I will knock something up (bolts, that is), based on the 2 XR600's I have in states of disrepair. I will tell you what size to drill the holes.

I will do them...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,478
Posted By GTinAus
http://unclegra.smugmug.com/Back-Road-Tourist/i-fp...

http://unclegra.smugmug.com/Back-Road-Tourist/i-fpgg46P/0/L/Googs%20Track%20Ride%20Oct%202009%20065-L.jpg

Sign says....you going to.... or am I....
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,228
Posted By GTinAus
:huh You know this...how :eek1

:huh You know this...how :eek1
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
Entries open on the 1st of march.

Entries open on the 1st of march.
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
Make sure you read the last paragraph in the...

Make sure you read the last paragraph in the general instructions carefully before you commit to shared service
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
I am currently producing the Service Crew...

I am currently producing the Service Crew Instructions.

Those of you who are running, may wish to peruse the cover page for the West instructions, to work out your service crews.
...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
Talk to somebody who cares....I am the auto Clerk...

Talk to somebody who cares....I am the auto Clerk of the Course:rofl

but I am still looking after the bike riders with the route instructions, oh and you too, Garry


Actually....with about 180...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,823
Posted By GTinAus
Actually Troy, your source of information...

Actually Troy, your source of information couldn't be more wrong.

Have just finished the route instructions, a fairly mammoth task this year.

There is some repeat tracks, but some of the...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,610
Posted By GTinAus
That looks like the bit going up where the slips...

That looks like the bit going up where the slips were. Looks like the track is limited to bikes until somebody comes along with a big chainsaw (and some muscle).

It is a pity the NPWS and State...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,610
Posted By GTinAus
About 18 months we went through from Taylors Arm,...

About 18 months we went through from Taylors Arm, up Sheet 'o Bark road, onto Blue Knob Road (through Thumb Creek State Forest), onto Kilprotay Road, and onto the Horeshoe.

I would not recommend...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By GTinAus
[QUOTE=lentil;25950117]Err I think I may have...

[QUOTE=lentil;25950117]Err I think I may have taken a knock to the head .... Sorry for getting it so wrong :([/QUOTE

Thats alright...been called worse......... 20 minutes away...where do you live...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By GTinAus
Err GT is Graeme Taylor (me) The importer is...

Err GT is Graeme Taylor (me)

The importer is Jon Taylor, and no relation.

I assemble and set up Urals for Jon, and I am (apparently) the person Jon refers customers and dealers to, when he...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,191
Posted By GTinAus
Grandfather muttered as he rode by on his horse...

Grandfather muttered as he rode by on his horse (without stopping) as I pushed my out of petrol bike back from the back paddock... "never had to push my horse...:
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 28,156
Posted By GTinAus
Before the disbanding of the USSR, the Ural and...

Before the disbanding of the USSR, the Ural and Dnieper were the cheap form of transport for the Russian and environs masses.

The Ural, so named because the factory is in Ibrit, in the Ural...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,579
Posted By GTinAus
In 1995 I was in Malaysia and Thailand as a...

In 1995 I was in Malaysia and Thailand as a consultant the fledgling "South East Asia Cross Country Rally", a Safari type Off Road rally, which ran from Kuala-Lumpur, through Thailand, into Laos and...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,834
Posted By GTinAus
I reckon the best bit of road I ride is the...

I reckon the best bit of road I ride is the 200metres between my shed and our ramp.

Going down it, I know I am off somewhere for a ride, and coming back up it, I have been somewhere, and looking...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 20,826
Views: 2,504,762
Posted By GTinAus
When I was at school, reciting my times tables,...

When I was at school, reciting my times tables, it was assumed by the teachers I was dumb because I was a farmers son......so I bought a BMW and proved them right...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 46,952
Posted By GTinAus
I was supposed to be at at Condobolin all this...

I was supposed to be at at Condobolin all this week, but things change....

So, if any scrapheap participants need help whilst passing near Uralla, I have a full workshop available, MiG, TiG and...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,955
Posted By GTinAus
Move up to the Northern Tabelands in NSW. Hasn't...

Move up to the Northern Tabelands in NSW. Hasn't rained for so long I forget what getting wet is.:cry:cry
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,461
Posted By GTinAus
I replaced the crank on my '05 450X when it...

I replaced the crank on my '05 450X when it ceased going round and round. Suddenly.

I can't say how many hours it had on it, but a tip is to keep an eye on the oil pick up screen. It was blocked...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 28,092
Posted By GTinAus
Ask someone (older) if they have ever heard of...

Ask someone (older) if they have ever heard of the Australian Safari, the reaction is...'huh', is that a charity bash/tag along tour/hunting adventure..., you say no, used to be called the Wynns...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By GTinAus
I do the roadbooks for the Condo750. We have to...

I do the roadbooks for the Condo750. We have to have books for the Autos, and scrolls for the bikes and quads.

I experimented with Road Book Editor, and found it did not meet the standards we were...
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