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Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2015, 02:07 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
I think we all appreciate the personal replies...

I think we all appreciate the personal replies and the commitment required.
Heres a bit of Tiger mayhem in an area you are now familiar with. Even these guys spent some time laying down. :eek1...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2015, 03:51 AM
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Posted By cold comfort
Couldn't have worded it better with a script...

Couldn't have worded it better with a script writer. Doing a house swap with a couple in Wanaka (when we get back from Europe (about the 24th July) so hopefully catchup then if not before.
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2015, 12:41 AM
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Posted By cold comfort
I resent that description- I don't deny it...

I resent that description- I don't deny it though.. Maybe next time you could lead a tour "Andi's best of the Andes" or something similar? Would give me time to learn Spanish and how to fix the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detai...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=6RfAYnCxkK0

Bugger. Not good news about the oil feed. After all the challenges you have taken in your stride Murphy"s done a "try this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 01:06 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Once again outstanding photos. Incredible images...

Once again outstanding photos. Incredible images and memories in that lot. Some wild and precipitous stuff in there and I'm not just talking about your haircut.:roflLeroy's girlfriend who has been...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 170,633
Posted By cold comfort
Get the SW Motec crash bars or similar. All that...

Get the SW Motec crash bars or similar. All that plastic crap under the tank and radiator ends don't fare well in a good tip over. Not to mention the cost and hassle to replace.. The luggage racks...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,398
Posted By cold comfort
Totally endorse these comments. A great read and...

Totally endorse these comments. A great read and awesome pics. Also the phone alternative to the GPS is inspired. Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 01:23 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Indeed, great to have these self sacrificing...

Indeed, great to have these self sacrificing people doing the hard yards so we don't have to. :lol3 Avery enjoyable armchair trip its been too. Thanks guys.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-10-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 671,200
Posted By cold comfort
Just discussing options with the local suspension...

Just discussing options with the local suspension gurus. Apparently Nitron shocks and front cartridges are the way to go. Huge difference and more cost effective than Ohlins. Just have to find $ 1500...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2015, 05:33 PM
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Views: 170,633
Posted By cold comfort
I have a Fuel. Very happy with it. <cite...

I have a Fuel. Very happy with it. <cite class="_Rm">www.fuelexhausts.com/</cite>
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 06:20 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Image 6314 with the two in outline at the bottom...

Image 6314 with the two in outline at the bottom outstanding. Fantastic colors and composition. Def gonna look at the unit for our trip as Kath's Canon 50 D too big to hump around two up.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 12:21 AM
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Posted By cold comfort
Ushuia in 2 days. Well about time, coffee stops...

Ushuia in 2 days. Well about time, coffee stops and flat tires was it? I expected more focus! :hide Seriously, great to see you two have had a blast and are nearing the end of your odyssey intact...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-24-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,165
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Posted By cold comfort
What he said exactly. Definitely way out of my...

What he said exactly. Definitely way out of my comfort zone on a Tiger. :eek1Very impressive skills.
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
BP pressure is down but heart rate up. All that...

BP pressure is down but heart rate up. All that racy correspondence maybe?:D
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 11:27 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
E07 going on the rear of the 690. already have a...

E07 going on the rear of the 690. already have a MT on the front. (the cheques in the mail). Had a blast at Bannockburn Bike Week. 690 totally superior to 450.! -no charge for that unbiased opinion...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2015, 01:23 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Thanks for sharing. A real thrill for you guys to...

Thanks for sharing. A real thrill for you guys to be in the picture, so to speak. The dust is horrendous. How they manage to ride by braille beats me. :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Loving the variation in this "RR". My amazing...

Loving the variation in this "RR". My amazing wife has just teed up a visit to her cousin at the bottom of a skifield in Japan for next Jan. (Only got 2 1/2 days boarding last season). Meantime as...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2014, 03:55 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Likewise all the best for the New Year to you...

Likewise all the best for the New Year to you two. We are keeping it warm for you. 38 degrees in Middlemarch 2 days in row recently! Chris complaining it is too hot to ride in Alex. Outstanding...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 12:31 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Hi, I take your point about weight on an...

Hi,
I take your point about weight on an already top heavy bike, also the attachment points. I guess I will find out. Yes I did get a 690 and love it. Taking it to Bannockburn Bike Week. Noah from...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
You look right at home on the 1200 Andi. I note...

You look right at home on the 1200 Andi. I note the sensible location of the crash bars protecting the lower shrouds, radiator, indicators etc. A feature obviously lacking on my Tiger. :cry I picked...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-14-2014, 09:06 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
:thumb Only got to watch the ICON Tigers clips to...

:thumb Only got to watch the ICON Tigers clips to see how they go " offroad" My wife insists on joining me now and the bike has taken everything we have thrown at it to date. Hardly ever ride on...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-13-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By cold comfort
[QUOTE=Black Rhino;25494271]Though untested , I...

[QUOTE=Black Rhino;25494271]Though untested , I bought SW Motech for that exact reason.

Thanks for that. I like the red frame too. Only concern is the mounting points with regard to being...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 08:59 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Indeed a beautiful day. Blue sky days and green...

Indeed a beautiful day. Blue sky days and green pastures reminiscent of home? Great music vid. Makes me feel like I'm on holiday too! Just as well we're off to Noosa this week or I would feel really...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-12-2014, 08:23 PM
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Views: 671,200
Posted By cold comfort
Mine fell over at the weekend. Ironically in none...

Mine fell over at the weekend. Ironically in none of the difficult technical stuff. Ripped off the indicator, broken lower shrouding including the radiator stone guard. Total PITA (not to mention...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,085
Posted By cold comfort
"Grew up" in Nelson, John was a mates best friend...

"Grew up" in Nelson, John was a mates best friend at Uni. Haven't been back there for a long time but fondly recall the flat outings over the Takaka Hill to the Rat Trap pub (also long gone). Just...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Very impressive body of water there. Good times....

Very impressive body of water there. Good times. Was fortunate to hit Yosemite at snow melt so recall a similar drenching hiking up to Half Dome. Nothing of that magnitude but just as wet! Great pics...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,422
Posted By cold comfort
Hi there- just stumbled across your report. Great...

Hi there- just stumbled across your report. Great reading and inspiration. Just confirms there is life after retirement and fully intend to follow your example. Relieved to see your offs on the PB...
Forum: New Zealand 10-19-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,235
Posted By cold comfort
That's good advice-have booked the leave but,...

That's good advice-have booked the leave but, like wasn't planning on fronting up till Monday when I registered. May have to revisit that. Don't find the online process user friendly or'' sequential....
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 02:21 PM
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Posted By cold comfort
Hi guys. Still lurking in the background, living...

Hi guys. Still lurking in the background, living vicariously. Few family dramas and work pressure so barely keeping up with your adventure. Only thing I have ridden in 9 months has been Katherine's...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 11:06 PM
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Views: 799,638
Posted By cold comfort
Sounds like the language is going well- tucking...

Sounds like the language is going well- tucking another one under the belt. You can have a chat with my daughter (currently with the Portuguese boyfriend in Lisbon) when u get home. I should have...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 170,633
Posted By cold comfort
Yes.:eek1

Yes.:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 01:26 AM
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Views: 37,639
Posted By cold comfort
I read it, now my head hurts. Spanish class...

I read it, now my head hurts. Spanish class tomorrow. Have a long way to go..
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 73,396
Posted By cold comfort
Likewise, sublime RR and pics. Very enthused...

Likewise, sublime RR and pics. Very enthused about a similar excursion in 2015. Have arranged the time off (incl my wife being away from her businesses), booking flights this coming month. Would love...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 80,593
Posted By cold comfort
Very envious. Just loved Florence. Even bought...

Very envious. Just loved Florence. Even bought the obligatory leather jacket too! Didn't want to leave and would return in an instant.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,851
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Posted By cold comfort
Hi guys. :eek1Been away for a few days with no...

Hi guys. :eek1Been away for a few days with no net. Absolutely horrified, but again not surprised. (We all know there are gangs who live totally off robbery and murder.) SO relieved you survived it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 80,593
Posted By cold comfort
A very nice drop of weather there. Arrgh, the...

A very nice drop of weather there. Arrgh, the pressing weight of humanity. I know there is a beach somewhere under all the furniture ços you say so. :D Bit of a contrast to our recent visit to Raro...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 80,593
Posted By cold comfort
Fantastic pics and updates. Crouched in front of...

Fantastic pics and updates. Crouched in front of the fire,taping sections of maps together, reading your blog (and others) and dreaming of following in your tyre tracks this time next year. Hope the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 77,210
Posted By cold comfort
Check out GuiltyParty's curtain fix. Triumph...

Check out GuiltyParty's curtain fix. Triumph certainly aren't interested.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 77,210
Posted By cold comfort
Couldn't agree more though still haven't decided...

Couldn't agree more though still haven't decided on the best/ most cost effective option.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 170,633
Posted By cold comfort
Haha- I thoroughly relate to that sentiment. But...

Haha- I thoroughly relate to that sentiment. But as they say " God loves a trier"
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