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Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By caggs
Beema Bone Yard in the states

I get my service kits from Beema Boneyard in the states. Comes with everything you need except the oil. http://www.beemerboneyard.com/maki.html
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,058
Posted By caggs
Zapped it

Well my fuel strip went faulty on my 09 GSA last month and I couldn't handle the Yellow warning light any more so I decided to replace the fuel strip. Well that was until BMW in Australia put a...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,346
Posted By caggs
Windjana Gorge - NT

Lots of clean loos at this camping area
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 290,154
Posted By caggs
Grr

Extract from Kimberly Roads 13/5

GIBB RIVER ROAD.
• Derby – Lennard River - OPEN TO ALL VEHICLES
• Lennard River - Imintji - CLOSED TO ALL VEHICLES OVER 15T
• Imintji - Mt Barnett - CLOSED TO...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,714
Posted By caggs
Permits

Got our permits last month.

For WA http://www.dia.wa.gov.au/en/Entry-Permits/EP_Y_PermitForm/

for SA http://www.clc.org.au/OnlinePermits/selfissue/applicantdetails.aspx?0=Transit

Have a...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 24,806
Posted By caggs
Priceless

Absolutely priceless :clap
Forum: Australia 10-11-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,268
Posted By caggs
Army Museum - Bandiana

If you are evr passing through Albury/Wodonga you can spend a few hours at the Army Museum in Bandiana http://www.army.gov.au/awma_mus/

Lots of large and small equipment on display and covers a...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By caggs
Thumb Excellent - thanks guys

Thanks heaps for this. If it's dry(ish) we'll definitely try Dr's Flat RD. I'll let you know how we go.

Cheers
Forum: Australia 09-22-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By caggs
Question GSA friendly way - Wee Jasper to Canberra

G'day all,

I am visiting Canberra from Melbourne then back down through the Barry Way later next month and have it all worked out, except for the bit between Wee Jasper and Canberra. I am after...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,802
Posted By caggs
How about a combination

How about tryihg both at the same time. Myself (and many others) use a TKC front with a Tourance rear and it works a treat.
Forum: Australia 08-16-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,851
Posted By caggs
Thumbs down Sold Out

Yep they are all gone - bugger.......
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,341
Posted By caggs
Yes - that was 700km - that's why i whipped them...

Yes - that was 700km - that's why i whipped them off and put the TKC/Tourance combo on. Mind you there were a lot of hills and twisties (Alpine Way here in Vic, Aust) in that 700km but I was still...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,341
Posted By caggs
Good choice

When I bought the bike it had Anakee 2s front and rear. The rear showed considerable wear after 700km so I swapped to TKC front and Tourance rear after reading the many reviews on this website. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By caggs
RT vs GSA

I have had an 09 GSA for the last few months, before that I had a 1200RT for 3 years and and an 1100RT for 7 years. This may be the other way round for you, but you will get the idea.

What I miss...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 192,000
Posted By caggs
Outback Queensland

Between Aramac and Muttaburra in outback Queensland.

http://www.ezas.com.au/qldpan1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,462
Posted By caggs
Fuzeblocks

Isnt it fuzeblocks not fuseblocks???? Also the Fuzeblocks website says they are away on holidays until next week. Maybe that's why they are not responding.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,181
Posted By caggs
Replace the Slave cylinder

Just got back from 6000km in a week on my new 09 GSA and the same thing happened for the last part of the trip. I put the bike in and they replaced the Slave Cylinder (under warranty). My service...
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,765
Posted By caggs
No it wont

No it wont work with the Wunderlich steering stops - it does fit on one side only.
Forum: Australia 05-10-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By caggs
Canning Stock Route

A couple of us are thinking of doing the Canning Stock Route, Gunbarrel H'Way across to Birdsville next year (June/July 2011).

Reviews I have seen say to allow for 2 - 3 weeks for the CSR - is...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,288
Posted By caggs
Rooftop Maps on CD

You can get the Rooftop maps on CD. The CD doesnt have the latest maps though - so just make sure you check.
Forum: Australia 02-16-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,407
Posted By caggs
Just wait for Episode 6 - the Bolivia Special

You lot just have to wait for the 6th episode - it should be a 90 minute (hopefully 2 hours wirth adds) special - it's even better than the Vietnam special. They go through Bolivia and it is a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,199
Posted By caggs
Thumb Len Beadle

Len has written about half a dozen books and there is even a video out on DVD of him returning to central Aust and retracing some of the roads. Check out your local library - that's where I found...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,026
Posted By caggs
NSW did an add targetting car drivers

I am pretty sure NSW did the "little Pinky" add that targetted car drivers acting like hoons where the girls held up and wiggled their little finger. It shows similar acts - only with cars. I seem...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By caggs
Linky?????? Cant seem to find it on Google.. ...

Linky?????? Cant seem to find it on Google..

Thanks
Forum: Australia 08-12-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 449,374
Posted By caggs
Best e-mail of the year

Three men - a Canadian farmer, Osama bin Laden and an Aussie are all walking together one day...




They come across a lantern and a Genie pops out of it.
Forum: Australia 07-21-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,938
Posted By caggs
Gotta have music

I just listen to the music, I try not to think of anything except riding and this is what makes it so relaxing. When on the dirt bike, I think of nothing except staying upright, picking the right...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,701
Posted By caggs
Listing of forest closures

Here is a listing of the forest closures (copied from DSE website) - last updated 15 Jul 09.

<table border="1" width="100%"><tbody><tr valign="top"><td width="29%">State Forest Area</td><td...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,701
Posted By caggs
Map of areas open (or mostly not open)

Thi slink takes you to the DSE map that shows which roads are open/closed/or reopened. Click on the legend tab to see what each colour means.
...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By caggs
Autocom

+1 for the Autocom. I have the Super Pro Avi and it works well, I connect the Radio, GPS, iPod and UHF witihout a problem and the intercom is fasntastic. I also had the problem witht he Shoei...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,687
Posted By caggs
Good maps - but you need glasses

I use the map on most rides, it fits nicely in my tank bag map case. As I get older the maps get smaller, so definitely need glasses to read the detail (such as highway numbers). The write ups...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By caggs
Mt Dissapointment and Mt Robertson all closed

There has been no change to the DSE website so called the local DSE office at Broadford and Mt Dissa is closed until further notice with no idea as to when that will be. So there is no riding...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,227
Posted By caggs
Thumb RJ's

+1 on the RJ's, have had them for years and they are great. No problem getting them over my boots, they have a nice high zip and then a velcro closure to seal them off aorund the boot.
Forum: Australia 06-09-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 449,374
Posted By caggs
The Hair Cut

The hair cut

One day a florist goes to a barber for a haircut. After the cut he
asked about his bill and the barber replies, 'I cannot accept money
from you. I'm doing community service...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,947
Posted By caggs
Spoke to Touratech distributor today

Finally got around to calling the TT distributor here in Oz today and got the goss.

They have a GSA pannier kit that includes the panniers and the mounting frame - workls out at about $750 (Ozzie...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,947
Posted By caggs
Hmmm - now that's an option

Locky,

Hey they look pretty good - that is an option I never considered - make my own. A mate is handy with the Tig, may just have to come up with a design (or two).

Cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,947
Posted By caggs
RT is ready for sale

Got someone coming to look at the RT tomorrow so hopefully all will be well. I'll also be ringing the Touratech dealer to see what I actually need to fit the TT panniers to the GSA. One of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,947
Posted By caggs
Thanks

Thanks for this info, at least I now have some idea before I chat to our Touratech dealer and make sure i get the right stuff.

Cheers:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,947
Posted By caggs
Question for those with Touratech panniers on an 09 1200 GSA

G'day all,

I am selling my RT and getting a GSA but dont want to pay the horrible BMW price for the panniers. I am looking at the Touratech panniers but the catalogue has me confused (not that...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By caggs
Melbourne - Forest Closures

DSE have finally listed the forests that they have closed on thier website.
http://www.dse.vic.gov.au/DSE/nrenfor.nsf/LinkView/6D34AEF92FC3A5AECA257561000430CC444A3546C0C6BD394A2569AA00787FA4
...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By caggs
Thumb Excellent movie

Went to see it with a few doubts about it "just" being a documentary. Absolutely loved it, will be one to get on DVD when it comes out.:clap
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