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Forum: Australia 12-25-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,578
Posted By Andy_P
That undercover bike I posted the pic off...

That undercover bike I posted the pic off followed me one day from Hale St. He watched a cager cut me off and did nothing. He then followed me all the way onto the ICB past the road works where...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,726
Posted By Andy_P
Sparky here who does instrumentation. Wire to...

Sparky here who does instrumentation. Wire to wire splice twisted then solder. Wire to connector then crimp. Solder is useless unless its mechanically secured.
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,578
Posted By Andy_P
They have the similar gear as they have in cars....

They have the similar gear as they have in cars. Its not a camera, they still have to pull you over. Despite the news and media releases I have seen the undercover bikes with SDS detectors so they...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,578
Posted By Andy_P
No they dont, they have radar fitted thats about...

No they dont, they have radar fitted thats about it.
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Andy_P
Now I have a tough decision. I can do the trip as...

Now I have a tough decision. I can do the trip as planned, or I can finish of the my last part of my pilot licence (next opportunity is may) :scratch
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Andy_P
Yes I am. Heading to Maidenwell on the 31st Jan...

Yes I am. Heading to Maidenwell on the 31st Jan for a few drinkies with the Laverda Club then heading south the next day. I am going to ride down via the snowies weather and time permitting. 1st day...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 25,696
Posted By Andy_P
Wow, I have never seen this thread. I am one of...

Wow, I have never seen this thread. I am one of the lucky ones, I dont have to deal with the black dog.

But I have lost so many mates from it, so many. I am vicious about it, and if anyone tells...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,578
Posted By Andy_P
Except the QLD cops have been baiting riders more...

Except the QLD cops have been baiting riders more so than catching cagers using phones.


BTW. There has been a few studies now that suggest texting and driving is as dangerous as medium range...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,432
Posted By Andy_P
Guilty. :evil (but not for 44 years, not that...

Guilty. :evil (but not for 44 years, not that old!)
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Andy_P
I am going to head there for the Wooden Boat...

I am going to head there for the Wooden Boat Festival. Leaving Bris for a pissup at Maindenwell on the 31st Jan then jumping on the ferry on the 5th Feb.

I have no time frame set. If works bothers...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,432
Posted By Andy_P
Guilty. :evil

Guilty. :evil
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,097
Posted By Andy_P
Yup, I have had mine for a couple of years now (i...

Yup, I have had mine for a couple of years now (i bought mine in the original kickstarter campaign) and its still going great. It will feature a bit on my upcoming motorcycle tour of Australia.
...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,743
Posted By Andy_P
Mate of mine did the same thing. Had a fight with...

Mate of mine did the same thing. Had a fight with his girlfriend and rode the bike in anger. T-boned a turning truck on albany creek road in Brisbane, about 500m from his parents place.
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 988,604
Posted By Andy_P
Going out on a limb here and saying I love this...

Going out on a limb here and saying I love this bike, but I have had enough of triumphs shit. I cant deal with the problems anymore so its time to fuck it off. This saddens me, because I know I cant...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,432
Posted By Andy_P
I have not really noticed a difference. But its...

I have not really noticed a difference. But its certainly better than it was 10 year ago, where people would actually move to close the gap. I see less of that now.
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,432
Posted By Andy_P
I agree. And rest assured, once its legal...

I agree.

And rest assured, once its legal they wont be sitting on the highways booking you for riding in the emergency lane, they will be there booking you for going over 30kph.
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,432
Posted By Andy_P
I cant wait to ride past the fat cop who booked...

I cant wait to ride past the fat cop who booked me in brisbane cbd. He was totally against filtering and give me a spray about how stupid and dangerous it is. I will be looking out for him, I shall...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Andy_P
I am great at pissing off motorcyclists when it...

I am great at pissing off motorcyclists when it comes to this topic!!!!

I am going to go out on a limb here and say the attitude to motorcyclists here in QLD has improved. I say this from 10 years...
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By Andy_P
So looking at that vid, Date code on my tyre is...

So looking at that vid, Date code on my tyre is 2013. So according to that vid, my tyre is made mid may, 2013. That makes it about 16 months old.
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By Andy_P
Pirelli scorpion trail wanted me dead

Fairly new tyre, maybe 4000km o them. Stopped at biloeala today and checked out the front end cause something did not feel right. Found this.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/13/3eqa5uta.jpg

The...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Andy_P
The Changing Minds series that was on the last 3...

The Changing Minds series that was on the last 3 days is worth a peak at. You get to see people at their worst, then when they are good.

I have lost a lot of mates to the black dog now, so I have...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Andy_P
World Mental Health Day - Tomorrow 10th Oct.

Given we have lost a few to the Black Dog here, thought it might be nice to put this up an encourage people to talk, and to remember our mates who lost the battle. Also a good chance to praise those...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Andy_P
:lol3 :lol3 Biting my tongue here.

:lol3 :lol3

Biting my tongue here.
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Andy_P
Thanks for the tip. I shall not respond in anger....

Thanks for the tip. I shall not respond in anger.

FWIW, I was subcontracted into the public service. I quit that job about 4 months into that placement. Just sayin.
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By Andy_P
The thieves must be onto something. Fucken pricks...

The thieves must be onto something. Fucken pricks they are. Feel your pain, lost my dr about 2 months ago as well.
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Andy_P
Yup, sack all the idiot public servants who make...

Yup, sack all the idiot public servants who make the rules. Ie, the ones that that sit in the office telling us how unsafe everything is and how they need to make us safe but oddly enough they...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Andy_P
The whole idea is to raise funds to make it...

The whole idea is to raise funds to make it better for motorcyclists.

I rode the explorer, was a but rugged in spots but still an awesome ride.

The worst part for me is that some guy on an old...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Andy_P
Yes. I thought a single day was less the...

Yes.

I thought a single day was less the $99? I forget, I paid a while back.

TO have the road to yourself is worth it IMO. I paid for 2 days, I am going back tomorrow. If you get in at the...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Andy_P
I went. Was a bit slowing going to start with, a...

I went. Was a bit slowing going to start with, a lot of people getting pissed off waiting, but IMO it was worth the wait.


The number of police on the Queensland side beggared beleif. An absolute...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By Andy_P
I been starting to get around a little bit on...

I been starting to get around a little bit on pushie. Can only manage about 1k then I pay for it for the rest of the week. But as they say, no pain no gain!

I was doing well until I took out the...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By Andy_P
I have an epirb in the camel pack at all times...

I have an epirb in the camel pack at all times and was not riding fast or hard. I specifically decided not to ride with others as it kind of eggs me on to go faster which given the weakness in my...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By Andy_P
Testing the water.

A bunch of mates went out riding glasshouse on the weekend, so I decided I would tag along. The DRZ is at a mates place, so I told him to put the battery on charge. Called me back, dead. Measuring...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,412
Posted By Andy_P
i feel your pain. Hope it turns up.

i feel your pain. Hope it turns up.
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,305
Posted By Andy_P
I run Clearwater Ericas on the Tiger. Light up...

I run Clearwater Ericas on the Tiger. Light up the night like day. Didn't help when a roo jumped out of impenetrable scrub south of dubbo a few months back. Mind you, nothing short of midday sun...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,555
Posted By Andy_P
That looks like a XEXUN brand one. I bought a...

That looks like a XEXUN brand one. I bought a newer model than that, but I have a similar one in a different package that was bought for my Sprint before I sold it. I might fit that one to the Tiger...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,555
Posted By Andy_P
Under the old state library building, queens...

Under the old state library building, queens wharf road. Needless to say, I dont park there anymore. 2 bikes stolen is enough for me.
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,271
Posted By Andy_P
I park up the top now, outside 159. Parking in...

I park up the top now, outside 159. Parking in the carpark is now $8 apparently and if I have to pay that then I might as well catch the train in.
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,555
Posted By Andy_P
110 db alarm did not work for me. ...

110 db alarm did not work for me.




My xena disc lock failed. They still took the bike.
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,555
Posted By Andy_P
I reckon too, I grew up with thieves and cons and...

I reckon too, I grew up with thieves and cons and I know how they work. The ones I know are all in jail or dead now, and the ones that aren't are out of the game making good honest money. You only...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,555
Posted By Andy_P
Does not work as I just found out. I was parked...

Does not work as I just found out. I was parked up next to lots of fancy bikes when yet they took my dirty banged up DR650.
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