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Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Here's some video

Here is some video of the time you are talking about trgbox.

B1 was good enough to do a video, ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEWizQyF45A )
we have watched it often, he has a great voice for...
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 504,605
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Great joke.

That's a great joke, I hadn't heard it before.

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Parent and child ride, open invitation.

I ride with my son ( 10 years but good rider )
Most weekend, we struggle for anyone to ride with.

If you're in Brisbane, Goldy, Coffs etc. and want
To make contact please PM me.

Come for a...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By gordonmichaellee
I agree Gavo. Even good wreckers are expensive. ...

I agree Gavo. Even good wreckers are expensive.
I buy second hand parts ahead of time at bargain prices,
Otherwise I buy new. But JDK are trustworthy IMHO.

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Very helpful and honest,

I bought a safari tank for an xr600. I fitted it and filled it with fuel, an hour later
It had cracked and all the fuel was all over the floor.

I thought I was going to have an argument about...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Nolan helmet suppliers for motocross style helmet.

Just because my head fits them I'd rather
Cary on using Nolan helmets. I can't seem to
Find any Australian suppliers of the motocross
Style ones.

Any one know the story behind this or a shop...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By gordonmichaellee
I go one better, I use quality ratchet straps to...

I go one better, I use quality ratchet straps to hold my tent on. Can
Be used to tie down bike on ute and also be used as a winch. Quite easy
But time consuming, just run both in parallel tighten...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By gordonmichaellee
So it makes me think I have all the wrong bikes,...

So it makes me think I have all the wrong bikes, sell them all. Get a 300 smoker and a tenere 660 and thats all.???

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Wink No inflation

I was on a weekend trail ride ( ADBA urbenville ) with my ten year old son. It was raining and all the climbs turned to porrige. I didn't know how he did it but my son was able to get traction where ...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Coffee spit.

Coffee spit.
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By gordonmichaellee
I'm a bit short legged (5'9) so the vstrom is not...

I'm a bit short legged (5'9) so the vstrom is not really an offroad touring
Weapon.

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By gordonmichaellee
I also have a trials bike scopra sy250f and a...

I also have a trials bike scopra sy250f and a vstrom 650.
I'm keeping the Vstrom as it is the only one that can do 2 up
For the ocasional ride with my wife but the other three feel like they
Could...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Love it, adventure riding to the max. That...

Love it, adventure riding to the max.

That is exactly what I would do.

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Lighter is best, Right? DRZ400 vs KTM 300 2 stroke

My favorite bike to ride at the moment is my light DRZ.
It's the offroad only one with kickstart only. So there's no battery,
No lights, no starter motor, no rear subframe
Basicly nothing but an...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Lighter is best

I've got 2 levels of spares/tool kits.

1st one is for day/ weekend rides.

3 x allen keys
7,8,10,12 & 14mm 1/4 inch sockets
Cut down 1/4 inch ratchet ( cut to fit in the wheel wrench extension...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,055
Posted By gordonmichaellee
An important point actually, sometimes it can be...

An important point actually, sometimes it can be sunny on the coast and 25 degrees then rain in dorrigo . temp can be very cold even in the middle of summer without good waterproofs.

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,055
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Loose gravely round rocks 1 inch in size x a...

Loose gravely round rocks 1 inch in size x a trillion. Easy ride but keep the speed down as some of them are tight blind corners. Same with the bitumen on nymboida road, some tight corners where...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By gordonmichaellee
I don't know specifically for the ttr50 but...

I don't know specifically for the ttr50 but generally petrol engines have about 100 plus psi and deisels 150+.

Put a teaspoon of engine oil in the spark plug hole and test again. If the reading is...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Terrain

Most of it will be a minimum of 4x4 accecable type tracks with only a little bit of single track to link up roads if we need to. My intention is to see if there is already a track in these places...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Rocky River and Dalmoreton Xmas Hols meetup

I'm forever seeing people ask if you can ride south from Rocky River Road to meet the Gwydir Highway and also if there are any meeting points between the Gwydir Highway and Old Glenn Innes Road.
...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By gordonmichaellee
SEQ / NE NSW rides info?

Hi All. I got info about an organised trail ride in Woodenbong in May ( ADBA ). My son and I went and it was superb. My question is, does anyone know where to point me to get info on up coming ...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Contact Pete?

Does anyone have contact details for Pete?
Forum: Australia 06-13-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Wow, I'm a big bloke/ fat!

Mine is a drz400e just to set the record straight.
Also the drz400e was the only one to do the whole trip with zero mechanical work, I suspect the dr650 could have also but we didn't have one of...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,663
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Did he mean?

When he said ct100, did he mean ct110?

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By gordonmichaellee
So I got my new postie.

So I've got my new postie ct110, fitted it out with long range tank, panniers, handguards and done a full service ( oil change , Valve clearance, timing, carbi rebuild, electic check and test), it's...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,896
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Yes but

Yes but I didn't understsnd it!

I have managed many times before, but exch time I try now. It getd hslf way through loading then says " rrror uploading"

Cheers gord'
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,896
Posted By gordonmichaellee
The ride was superb.

The conditions today, here, were superb. We have Clay under 50mm topsoil so it was super slippy, everyone fell off and we just ended up going slower and slower untill we reached a point of not...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,896
Posted By gordonmichaellee
It's all good

It's all good. I enjoy a p*ss take as much as the next person. No insult felt and When I first read the respnses to the last hread I was happy to call it quits. I suppose what stopped me was that I...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,896
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Forget it.

Forget it.

May as well delete this thread, it's turned into a comp on who knows how to do smiley faces or similar on forums. It was meant as a wake up call to others to help ( me ) where they...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,896
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Love it.

That's funny as.

Made me and my wife laugh out loud.

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,896
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Sorry, I was out riding

Sorry, I was out practicing riding dirt bikes and never got a chance to respond to my legitimate question before the thread was closed, but thanks to all that contributed and made it clear that they...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Out of interest

Out of interest, what is his own business? If I'm allowed to ask.
( sounds like I'm being provocative but I'm not )

Cheers Gordo"
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Ok got that.

Ok got that. As I said I'm not after an argument and I understand now. Thanks for clarifying that
Cheers Russ.

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Do you mean?

Do you mean not advertising another website?

The reason I ask is that it seems to me that it would be more simple if we could copy and paste ads as I'm sure most of us advertise items for sale on...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By gordonmichaellee
I'm not after an argument/gumtree/ebay

I'm not after an argument but can anyone explain why ads in the forsale section cannot be linked to other for sale websites? Just wondering if this is something that should be looked at again.

I...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By gordonmichaellee
My question

My question was more whether it was standard practice not to use tyre levers in which case bringing them would have been useless.

I appreciate the funny comments though.

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Traveling light

I'll be flying down with all my gear so won't have much, I'll strap on an extra 5 litre. I won't mess with the gearing, just have a slow ride down all the back roads.

Cheers Gordo'
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By gordonmichaellee
So basicly

Even though when I was young and owned no tyrelevers and was faced with " fix it or no ride " Tyre levers should still be part of my kit given that I am older and lazier than I used to be and I don't...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By gordonmichaellee
I think we met or allmost met in 2011

I think we met or almost met in 2011,I was on my way to the cape, if you can do over 1000kms in a day ( even on a road bike on road ) you're more of a man than me ( even though I can change tyres...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By gordonmichaellee
Hey Farquar

I thought you lived up near Cairns. Am I confused?

Cheers Gordo'
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