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Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 08:26 AM
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Posted By eepeqez
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=256909

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=263308&page=75
Forum: Regional forums 07-07-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Only if you make a special trip while off duty to...

Only if you make a special trip while off duty to photograph it?
Forum: Regional forums 07-05-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Excuses,...

Excuses, (http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/diagram/13182/windy-wellington),excuses (http://www.montavi.com.au/tag/windy-wellington)!
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,278
Posted By eepeqez
At the front! See these past posts: ...

At the front!

See these past posts:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21347634&postcount=2656
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21357647&postcount=2663...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,278
Posted By eepeqez
The Stockman is a separate model with quite a few...

The Stockman is a separate model with quite a few special features to suit its intended career as a farm bike. While the rack, the swingarm with a right side stand, etc are all available as spare...
Forum: Regional forums 06-18-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Is anyone near Cincinnati? There's a great water...

Is anyone near Cincinnati? There's a great water tower complex (http://goo.gl/maps/3d7bb) at Mount Airy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Airy,_Cincinnati) disguised as a castle:
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,278
Posted By eepeqez
http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/10653669/homepage/nam...

http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/10653669/homepage/name/374225?type=sn
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,263
Posted By eepeqez
I do, all the time. My "dririder" motorcycle...

I do, all the time.

My "dririder" motorcycle jacket is great for winter sailing and my sailing bib and brace overalls are the most comfortable and waterproof riding over-pants I've ever owned. My...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,278
Posted By eepeqez
Given you've changed tank, check you've actually...

Given you've changed tank, check you've actually got fuel flow and that you've got fuel in the carby bowl.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,263
Posted By eepeqez
That's how sidecars work here... Perhaps you're...

That's how sidecars work here... Perhaps you're doing your Coriolis forces wrong? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2013, 05:13 AM
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Posted By eepeqez
Nearly 20 years ago I lived at the back of a shop...

Nearly 20 years ago I lived at the back of a shop in a small strip of about 30 shops on either side of a 4 lane main road in suburban Melbourne. Access was via a driveway behind the other shops from...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,278
Posted By eepeqez
The Sherpa squeal has re-appeared on the Yahoo...

The Sherpa squeal has re-appeared on the Yahoo Sherpa forum (http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/Kawasaki-Super-Sherpa/message/19447) this week too. Lubricating the front wheel bearing seals was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,278
Posted By eepeqez
PS take great care refitting the speedo drive...

PS take great care refitting the speedo drive mechanism when putting the front wheel back in; it is notoriously easy to break.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,278
Posted By eepeqez
The Sherpa squeal of death! For those who...

The Sherpa squeal of death!

For those who haven't experienced it, this is a constant high pitch squeal from somewhere down near the front wheel. The pitch doesn't change with speed, a bit like...
Forum: Face plant 05-02-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,496
Posted By eepeqez
When I ride my motorbike, I have a risk of death...

When I ride my motorbike, I have a risk of death by crash 37 times that of a car driver. I ride and drive quite conservatively, particularly with respect to following distances.

But there is ample...
Forum: Face plant 05-02-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,496
Posted By eepeqez
You don't. Inattentive driving is not a...

You don't.
Inattentive driving is not a deliberate act in defiance of rules, it's not a decision to do or fail to do something despite the possible consequences, so changing the likely consequences,...
Forum: Face plant 05-02-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,496
Posted By eepeqez
[/QUOTE] You don't have a criminal mind...

[/QUOTE]


You don't have a criminal mind at least in part BECAUSE you take into account consequences beyond the next 10 minutes to 24 hours.


Do some reading. It really shouldn't come as a...
Forum: Regional forums 04-25-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
I did know, and still managed to mistake CH for...

I did know, and still managed to mistake CH for Chile when I didn't think very hard about it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,762
Posted By eepeqez
Correct response at this stage is probably to...

Correct response at this stage is probably to offer to remove his new tyres from the rims and give him back the bits with the job half done for half price.

Sure you do more work for less money,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,762
Posted By eepeqez
I keep wondering whether over on...

I keep wondering whether over on www.advdealer.com (http://www.advdraler.com) this thread is titled "Things customers tell dealers" or "Things customers will believe"?
Forum: Regional forums 04-24-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
My bike is parked next to my Castle 650 trailer...

My bike is parked next to my Castle 650 trailer sailer. The place that builds the is called Yachtworks though. I'm pretty sure I've tagged the mock Castle nearby before, as well as the private...
Forum: Regional forums 04-19-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
I'm putting it down to time zones. Being in...

I'm putting it down to time zones. Being in Australia, I can probably be up to 16 hours behind and still post the reply before the question appears!
Forum: Regional forums 03-11-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Some of us are many thousands of miles away from...

Some of us are many thousands of miles away from both North America and Europe...

Hmmm, shall I make my next tag a cricket pitch (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_national_cricket_team)...
Forum: Regional forums 03-09-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Apologies for the delay, I'm away from home. ...

Apologies for the delay, I'm away from home.

Given my photos weren't all that much better and they were in the dark, that looks fine to me. New tag please!
Forum: Regional forums 03-07-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Wikipedia lists eight velodromes...

Wikipedia lists eight velodromes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cycling_tracks_and_velodromes#Australia) here in Melbourne (most are listed under their suburb names), so I thought this would...
Forum: Regional forums 03-07-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Funny thing is that I didn't realise it was the...

Funny thing is that I didn't realise it was the same person with the same church until I went and found the tag, only that I'd done a Korean Baptist Church locally before.

In case anyone didn't...
Forum: Regional forums 03-07-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
I have the weirdest sense of deja vu...

I have the weirdest sense of deja vu (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17189603&postcount=2409), almost as if we've both done this one already! :norton
...
Forum: Regional forums 03-06-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Harleys may be like an Ooops that make engineers...

Harleys may be like an Ooops that make engineers twitchy with embarrassment, but you can look them up in the phone book or on google and find a dealer in most small cities, so this isn't going to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,278
Posted By eepeqez
http://wiremu.com/ADVRider%2520photos/scrolldown.j...

http://wiremu.com/ADVRider%2520photos/scrolldown.jpg

I stared at this for a little while, thinking in turn "what a strange way to mount the ammo tin", followed by "it's not even a Sherpa",...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By eepeqez
Thanks everyone; information forwarded to the...

Thanks everyone; information forwarded to the unfortunate with 85% of a K75.
Forum: Australia 03-04-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By eepeqez
Perhaps I should clarify; although I've got a...

Perhaps I should clarify; although I've got a 1984 R65; I've been asked where to find front end parts for a K75 for a friend of a friend in Melbourne and I was wondering what had happened to...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By eepeqez
(Melbourne) Engelbert wrecks BMWs?

Back in the dark ages, 20+ years ago, a German bloke called Engelbert wrecked BMW airheads out of his garage in South Oakleigh. He used to advertise in the BMW club magazine under the simple caption...
Forum: Regional forums 03-01-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
On 3 April 2006, C-5B 84-0059 crashed...

On 3 April 2006, C-5B 84-0059 crashed (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_C-5_Galaxy#Incidents_and_accidents) following a cockpit indication that a thrust reverser was not locked. The C-5B...
Forum: Regional forums 02-26-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Has anyone got any ideas for this one or is it...

Has anyone got any ideas for this one or is it time to open it up a bit?

How about evidence of any disaster, the site, a plaque, wreckage in a museum, etc, without reference to whether it was...
Forum: Regional forums 02-24-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Those pieces of bridge were about 15 miles away...

Those pieces of bridge were about 15 miles away from the bridge site and I was clear that a brass plaque at Tacoma Narrows was good, plus who wants to get any closer than that to a nuclear stuff up?...
Forum: Regional forums 02-23-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
The silence is deafening... I'm a mechanical...

The silence is deafening...

I'm a mechanical engineer, so I'm hoping to see a civil engineering stuff up, but...

Ideas I can think of in places I don't live include:


Lakehurst -...
Forum: Regional forums 02-21-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Anyone live near Lakehurst, New Jersey...

Anyone live near Lakehurst, New Jersey (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindenburg_disaster)?
Forum: Regional forums 02-21-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
I guess it is possible there are some people who...

I guess it is possible there are some people who haven't heard of (or like me in holiday mode, don't recognise the name of) the Tacoma Narrows bridge...
Forum: Regional forums 02-21-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
It's hard to believe that it is now 42 years...

It's hard to believe that it is now 42 years since the Westgate Bridge Disaster (http://www.westgatebridge.org/).

The Westgate (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Gate_Bridge) (everyone knows it's...
Forum: Regional forums 02-21-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 449,515
Posted By eepeqez
Come on, America must be full of Chrysler Neons? ...

Come on, America must be full of Chrysler Neons?

But it's too late!

http://wiremu.com/ADVRider%2520photos/Tagorama/Neon/Neon.JPG
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