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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,868
Posted By BigKev72
I don't think there is anything that can prepare...

I don't think there is anything that can prepare you for drivers in Texas. First time I was ever ran off the road was a little old lady in a caddi near Dallas....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,868
Posted By BigKev72
I was introduced to bikes by my mates big brother...

I was introduced to bikes by my mates big brother who tossed me on the seat of his Honda 80 and have me a quick once over on what everything did and promptly hid somewhere sniggering (presumably). ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,303
Posted By BigKev72
That works with radar, it is a broad beam...

That works with radar, it is a broad beam technology. Laser is a focused direct beam with negligible amounts of scattering. There is no batching effect with laser.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,303
Posted By BigKev72
From my experience all a laser detector will do...

From my experience all a laser detector will do is let you know that you are caught. The laser will give the police operator an instant speed read in you rather than the old batching effect on radar...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 104,891
Posted By BigKev72
Loved your ride report. What was interesting to...

Loved your ride report. What was interesting to me were all the "selfie's". You progressively became visibly happier throughout the trip.
Glad you found a little catharsis on your ride, hope you...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 344,386
Posted By BigKev72
Grappa is good stuff! I have a bottle at the...

Grappa is good stuff! I have a bottle at the house at the moment that is halfway killing me every time I have a glass...some Sardinian stuff, quite evil!:evil
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 66,286
Posted By BigKev72
While this is not exactly an "adventure" road it...

While this is not exactly an "adventure" road it is a great ride on any kind of bike.

NAME: Great Ocean Road
Start: Geelong, Victoria
Finish: Portland, South Australia
Country: Australia...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 344,386
Posted By BigKev72
Great RR's!!

Great RR's I just found these and have, over the last three days, read them all. Great work.
My wife and I spent a little time in Firenze on our honeymoon a few years ago. We found one good place...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 37,397
Posted By BigKev72
A1fa...just a word of caution. I had a spectra...

A1fa...just a word of caution. I had a spectra ballistic plate in a body armor piece I own. I was told that spectra does not handle heat very well at all. It apparently melts. You might want to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-22-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By BigKev72
According to their website they only have one...

According to their website they only have one dealer in TX, in Houston. However other shops may be able to special order them in. Here is a link to their dealers:
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-22-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By BigKev72
Thanks guys, I sent JW a PM just now, lets see if...

Thanks guys, I sent JW a PM just now, lets see if he can fill me in a little.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By BigKev72
Question Arkansas Info

Any of you guys live around Waldron or Mena? Would you be good enough to send me a PM, I am thinking about moving to the area and need to pick a few brains and get a few opinions.

Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 112,565
Posted By BigKev72
Thumb Great RR, I just found it now that you...

Great RR, I just found it now that you updated...amazing how good of a RR I almost missed. Thanks very much for posting it. I have been dreaming about riding Iran now for years, maybe one day.
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,329
Posted By BigKev72
Great RR, I used to do a lot of riding in the...

Great RR, I used to do a lot of riding in the same areas of Vic you were in. Thanks for posting up your ride, brought back some good memories.
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 41,677
Posted By BigKev72
Funny pic <table...

Funny pic

<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/x-WpOkH3gIJmFwpQJjwybQ?feat=embedwebsite"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 41,677
Posted By BigKev72
Great ride report, following it closely. Thanks.

Great ride report, following it closely. Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,653
Posted By BigKev72
Thumb Excellent RR, can't wait for your next one.

Excellent RR, can't wait for your next one.
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,653
Posted By BigKev72
Spectacular! I bet that gondola ride would have...

Spectacular! I bet that gondola ride would have been cheaper than taking one in Venice though!
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,653
Posted By BigKev72
In... Good RR :lurk

In...

Good RR :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,713
Posted By BigKev72
No problem on the English, it is better than some...

No problem on the English, it is better than some of the native speakers come up with, pictures did not work though. Look forward to seeing it when you get it going properly though.
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 47,619
Posted By BigKev72
Great stuff Johnny...but how did it work out at...

Great stuff Johnny...but how did it work out at the bar that night :rofl:rofl

I think I have more gray hairs in my beard than the last time too... :evil:evil
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 47,619
Posted By BigKev72
Great RR Johnny....cant wait to see how it came...

Great RR Johnny....cant wait to see how it came out with Soche...well not literally but you know... :evil:evil:evil

Keep it coming mate, its a good read, glad you got to have the adventure!
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,885
Posted By BigKev72
I wouldn't rule out some 250s and the XT225...

I wouldn't rule out some 250s and the XT225 either...I know you said you wanted to be in the 400+ range, but the 250s nowadays are not little twerpy gutless bikes any more. The XT225 is a fun bike,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,348
Posted By BigKev72
Epic ride, wish I had the chance to head that way...

Epic ride, wish I had the chance to head that way when I lived in Oz.
For a bit of scale to the RR, hope you don't mind, I have included a pic of a general map of the Canning Stock Route.

<table...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 429,471
Posted By BigKev72
Wonderful! We get our pig fix.

Wonderful! We get our pig fix.
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 429,471
Posted By BigKev72
Hmmmmm....Mezo are you insinuating that ADVriders...

Hmmmmm....Mezo are you insinuating that ADVriders hang out with cheap tarts?
:rofl :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 429,471
Posted By BigKev72
:grim very :grim indeed!

:grim very :grim indeed!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-09-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 185,203
Posted By BigKev72
Loving the thread Joe...and yeah its about 2...

Loving the thread Joe...and yeah its about 2 hours of my life I wont get back again, but fun read. Have you looked at the GSX550 motors too? I had one when I lived in Oz and that bloody thing was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,972
Posted By BigKev72
Looks just like one that ran up a mate of mine in...

Looks just like one that ran up a mate of mine in Woomera. He climbed off our tank and decided to have a bit of a slash next to the only tree for miles and a goanna ran right up him to get into the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,682
Posted By BigKev72
Would be a bit bloody stupid to keep trying once...

Would be a bit bloody stupid to keep trying once you figured it out wouldnt it? :rofl :rofl

Grats on getting the old girl back to life though.
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By BigKev72
In

In
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 29,037
Posted By BigKev72
Great RR Ois, thanks for taking us along mate. ...

Great RR Ois, thanks for taking us along mate. Looking forward to the west run.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 63,586
Posted By BigKev72
Looks great CJ

Looks great CJ
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 2,006,482
Posted By BigKev72
OK first, loving the ride report...excellent,...

OK first, loving the ride report...excellent, just like the rest of yours.

I just watched the linked video...silly and insignificant question here but do you know what the outriggers on that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 2,006,482
Posted By BigKev72
Booze, Broads and Debauchery....

In....bigtime! :devildog
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 429,471
Posted By BigKev72
Ohaiyo Gonzaimasu Bacon san. Long ride the...

Ohaiyo Gonzaimasu Bacon san. Long ride the pig!!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 63,586
Posted By BigKev72
Thumb +1 on the YAY!

Cant wait to see it CJ
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 429,471
Posted By BigKev72
Send the pig on...

Send the pig on...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 429,471
Posted By BigKev72
:bubba

:bubba
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,606
Posted By BigKev72
Link didn't work so well for me. However if you...

Link didn't work so well for me. However if you want a decent little strap on leg bag see if you can find an old US Army issued NBC mask bag, they are made of good canvas with a couple of fairly...
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