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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,470
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Probably hard to tell with a helmet on, so it may...

Probably hard to tell with a helmet on, so it may be more pertinent to ask the question, "Did she have big tits?".
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I just got a Givi 45 Litre pannier in the post...

I just got a Givi 45 Litre pannier in the post for around $25 from NSW to regional QLD, weighs around 4 kg and in a box roughly 600mm x 600mm x 300mm, how heavy are your panniers?
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Got 80000kms on mine, never touched anything...

Got 80000kms on mine, never touched anything besides usual maintenance. Would jump on it tomorrow and ride it around the country. Dont believe everything you read on the net, I've found UKGSer to be...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,121
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
there is rumoured to be a MK5 version where the...

there is rumoured to be a MK5 version where the earth moves off its axis around the peg, but early test results revealed that only one rider on the planet at a time could use them, so due to the low...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,121
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I wouldn't be too worried about possible...

I wouldn't be too worried about possible litigious outcomes or the lack of, if the product fails. If the Oz manufacturing/motorcycle industry doesn't wake the fuck up and do something about the...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,470
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
on UKGSer "Tosser" is a term of endearment that...

on UKGSer "Tosser" is a term of endearment that unites the BMW community! Thread should be retitled "What A Fuckwit!" to avoid confusion and maintain Commonwealth relations IMO.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,470
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I wonder if he was a Salad tosser or perhaps had...

I wonder if he was a Salad tosser or perhaps had just finished having his salad tossed!? So many unanswered questions.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
spark outside the block does not necessarily mean...

spark outside the block does not necessarily mean you are getting it under compression, could be as simple as a failed plug, seen that before.
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,952
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
did the same deal, too easy, direct debit monthly...

did the same deal, too easy, direct debit monthly payment and you can just forget about it, but its there when you need it.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 999
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
never throw out nails and screws, you can always...

never throw out nails and screws, you can always put them in a jar somewhere!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-21-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,972
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
the weird part is I have some old road tests...

the weird part is I have some old road tests comparing the NTX to the BMW R80GS and Suzukis DR750 and they rate the NTX brakes as the best of all 3???? WTF??? The Beemer and Suzi riders must still be...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
as an Australian motorcyclist, I usually spend...

as an Australian motorcyclist, I usually spend Winter in an Igloo ice fishing thru a hole in the frozen lake surface with a few mates, somewhere South of Tamworth. We talk about bikes in between...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-20-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,972
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
they are just an Ebay jobbie, "Alloy insert...

they are just an Ebay jobbie, "Alloy insert motocross handguards 7/8" should get you there, around 35-45 $AUD, available in all colours.I have them fitted to my NTX and with a bit of jiggling and a...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
It's when the mammoth herds migrate North of the...

It's when the mammoth herds migrate North of the Tropic of Capricorn.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,972
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
the cheap Barkbuster knock offs on ebay fit the...

the cheap Barkbuster knock offs on ebay fit the NTX no worries and also supply a bit more protection then standard guards,
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,972
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
sounds like a plan, easy to come by.

sounds like a plan, easy to come by.
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 491,647
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
price reduced.

price reduced.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,972
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I suppose the first thing to decide is what...

I suppose the first thing to decide is what calliper we plan on using??
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-17-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,808
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
How do you go about fitting the Quota sidestand?...

How do you go about fitting the Quota sidestand? Do you have to weld on a bracket? Thanks
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,039
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
swap with your ride buddy and repeat, doubles the...

swap with your ride buddy and repeat, doubles the lifespan.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-13-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,808
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
where abouts in Oz are you?

where abouts in Oz are you?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-13-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,972
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
If anyone here has the skills to make that...

If anyone here has the skills to make that adaptor, I'll take one regardless of cost, sick of having a bike I don't ride cos of the shit brake!!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-10-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,972
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
been down that road, the 750 calliper is 100mm...

been down that road, the 750 calliper is 100mm centres, the NTX (at least mine is) 60mm centres on the mounting holes.
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 491,647
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
My first ever bike, bought one brand new in 86...

My first ever bike, bought one brand new in 86 for $3300, Id really like that one for the memories.:cry
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,638
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
"don't shit where you eat!"

"don't shit where you eat!"
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Ok, I recommend a TTR 250, no where is my...

Ok, I recommend a TTR 250, no where is my island??:D
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Ive bought the cheap Valeo copies from the states...

Ive bought the cheap Valeo copies from the states to fit to my Guzzis and at around a $100 AUD delivered, I cant see why anyone would pay 5 times that for the Valeo, buy a spare as well and you still...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,638
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
one you miss out on is one you'll never get! 4...

one you miss out on is one you'll never get! 4 marriages and living on the breadline, thanks Dad, I'll pass.:huh
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,107
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
my fronts last forever, but the rears brake all...

my fronts last forever, but the rears brake all the time??
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,638
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
was waiting for that one, love it!!...

was waiting for that one, love it!! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,578
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I think the issue is that there are 2 different...

I think the issue is that there are 2 different forms floating around, the self declaration and the old inspected by a TMR officer one. knowing how things work I would think there are many TMR...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,775
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Legend, love your work!!:rofl

Legend, love your work!!:rofl
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,775
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Also would like to offer a big thankyou to Robb10...

Also would like to offer a big thankyou to Robb10 for the stickers, (my mate was chuffed as that not only did he do the ride, he got a sticker to prove it.) and to Fenn and Cheryl, for a most...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,578
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Exactly, you are making the declaration in lieu...

Exactly, you are making the declaration in lieu of it being inspected or you can have the mods inspected by the QT officer, who then makes the declaration, your choice.
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,775
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
made it back today, was around 1340kms for Sunday...

made it back today, was around 1340kms for Sunday and took two days to get home. No real issues, few missing bolts, a saddlebag fire and one extremely bald tyre.:D Plus one convert to ADV riding, now...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,775
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
still a starter, not running a spot went the sat...

still a starter, not running a spot went the sat phone option instead. If any of you guys that will be watching at home want to keep an eye on our progress, feel free to PM me a phone number and I'll...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,775
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
6 days to go, bikes in a million bits, new tyres...

6 days to go, bikes in a million bits, new tyres getting fitted today, no plan except will be taking the scenic route home. Already getting nervous!!!:cry
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,775
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Was going to give it a miss, but I jokingly...

Was going to give it a miss, but I jokingly suggested it to a mate and he is keen as !! So it seems I'm going with 6 days to prep. Do I get a sticker if I make it??:evil
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,876
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I've tried riding without air at all but I kept...

I've tried riding without air at all but I kept passing out and the motor refused to run. However one cannot be too careful when it comes to air, it's extremely addictive, just try giving it up.
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,775
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
May be worth checking fuel availability for you...

May be worth checking fuel availability for you QLD guys being a Sunday, some of the servos may not be open once you get past St George. Also would pay to carry some octane booster (depending on your...
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