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Forum: Australia Today, 03:07 AM
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Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Congratulations! time to start winding down :D

Congratulations! time to start winding down :D
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By prestonpaul
+ 1 on Autumn or Spring for southern Australia....

+ 1 on Autumn or Spring for southern Australia. Victoria in particular can get pretty cold and wet over winter. I live near the western end of the Great Ocean Road in South West Victoria so send me...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By prestonpaul
Gotta love the bureaucratic b-s. Well done for...

Gotta love the bureaucratic b-s. Well done for persevering through it, it's an awesome looking bit of kit :clap
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,530
Posted By prestonpaul
Not sure that I'd totally agree, Yes the tourists...

Not sure that I'd totally agree, Yes the tourists and the speed limits are painful but once you get past that the scenery is pretty amazing. I took a German friend along the GOR earlier this year and...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,530
Posted By prestonpaul
Looks like you may not make the Great Ocean Road...

Looks like you may not make the Great Ocean Road but if you do, take the turn off to the Cape Otway Lighthouse, the koalas down that road are literally in plague proportions, I guarantee you will...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,530
Posted By prestonpaul
Keep us posted on where you get to tomorrow, I...

Keep us posted on where you get to tomorrow, I live near the western end of The Great Ocean Road and would be happy to catch up for a ride when you get here but I'm off to Melbourne tomorrow and...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By prestonpaul
Shannon's and insure my ride are all part of AAMI...

Shannon's and insure my ride are all part of AAMI I beleive.
+1 for QBE, the bike is covered on and off road which is a big plus for me, and the prices are good too. Never had to claim though so...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By prestonpaul
Usually Glasses Guide...

Usually Glasses Guide (http://www.glassguide.com.au/mycarprice.aspx) or Red Book...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By prestonpaul
Bugger :cry

Bugger :cry
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,267
Posted By prestonpaul
So is there somthing new to fill the hole at KTM...

So is there somthing new to fill the hole at KTM or are they dropping the LC4 all together? :eek1
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By prestonpaul
Don't forget that outfits have their own quirks...

Don't forget that outfits have their own quirks and anomalies due to the asymmetrical placement of the third wheel. They pull left when accelerating and pull right when decelerating. In particular...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By prestonpaul
Is there a particular reason to do the course on...

Is there a particular reason to do the course on an outfit?
I ask because the training is geared towards solos and there are many components that would have to be modified to suit. It's been a long...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,442
Posted By prestonpaul
As an amature beekeeper I can tell you that pain...

As an amature beekeeper I can tell you that pain and localised swelling is not a sign of an allergy, it is a normal reaction to the venom. You would be surprised how many people think otherwise....
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By prestonpaul
+1

+1
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 23,504
Posted By prestonpaul
Get your self to one of the Ural of Oz...

Get your self to one of the Ural of Oz (http://uralofoz.com.au) training days, that should give you a good idea if a Ural is for you :D
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
They are a bit unique, that's for sure. They also...

They are a bit unique, that's for sure. They also did the fuel tank under the seat thing before BMW got on board with the f650.
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Sounds like a plan.

Sounds like a plan.
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 05:53 AM
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Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Yup, Italian, '96 model, 668sport, 668cc parallel...

Yup, Italian, '96 model, 668sport, 668cc parallel twin, all the good fruit, Nico Bakker designed frame, Marchesini wheels, brembo gold brakes, Weber Marelli fuel injection, Paoli suspension....
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Sounds good, when were you thinking of going?

Sounds good, when were you thinking of going?
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
:fyyff ...

:fyyff

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simpson,_Victoria

:evil
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Yeah, me too, set a record (for me) for the trip...

Yeah, me too, set a record (for me) for the trip to Simpson and back this arvo :evil
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
If you don't count the old Honda vt250 project...

If you don't count the old Honda vt250 project sitting in the corner gathering dust then it's just the Laverda, the KTM and the Ural. :D
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
the Laverda got the treatment today :D ...

the Laverda got the treatment today :D


http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/19/hy9y9ezy.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
No problem, when ever you're ready.

No problem, when ever you're ready.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Dragged the 640 out of the shed today. Gave it a...

Dragged the 640 out of the shed today. Gave it a wash, new chain and sprockets, bled the brakes & clutch, drained the stale fuel out of the float bowel and off she goes :) Took it out for a short...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 117,160
Posted By prestonpaul
Taken. Thanks for the interest :) Old style...

Taken. Thanks for the interest :)

Old style Garmin Power lead, suit 4 pin round socket. Also enough bits and pieces to make another lead (apart from the wire).
PM me and I'll post for nix :)
...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 469,794
Posted By prestonpaul
Bit exy for what it is :(

Bit exy for what it is :(
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,531
Posted By prestonpaul
Probably head off late morning, don't know which...

Probably head off late morning, don't know which way yet, may just plug it in to the gps and hope for the best :lol3
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,531
Posted By prestonpaul
Yeah, me too, the KTM needs more work than I'm...

Yeah, me too, the KTM needs more work than I'm gunna get done in the next couple of days so I'll be on the Ural.
Planning on headding up Friday.
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Only if I can't get the Kato sorted in time, then...

Only if I can't get the Kato sorted in time, then I'll bring the Ural and have a relaxing weekend hanging around the camp. I've given the Ural a brief run in the sand but it just tends to go wherever...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Definite maybe at this stage :lol3

Definite maybe at this stage :lol3
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,531
Posted By prestonpaul
Put me down as a maybe as well :D

Put me down as a maybe as well :D
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 117,160
Posted By prestonpaul
Taken. Aldi mid-layer top and bottom, the...

Taken.


Aldi mid-layer top and bottom, the synthetic ones, not the Marino. Size XL, bit too small for me, tried on but never used. Post me a pre paid satchel and I'll send it back to you.
PM me...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Going to have a crack at getting to this one,...

Going to have a crack at getting to this one, have to see if the 640 will still run, throw a chain and sprockets and a few other bits and pieces at it and try and remember how to ride a solo :lol3
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
If I come through at a civilized hour and your...

If I come through at a civilized hour and your not up to your elbows in someone's mouth I will do :D
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By prestonpaul
Their tent pegs are unbendable as well, they...

Their tent pegs are unbendable as well, they survived a week in the Flinders Ranges without a problem. Highly recommended :clap
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 232,502
Posted By prestonpaul
Heading through Portland area on the way home...

Heading through Portland area on the way home from the Flinders in the next few days. If you see a bright orange sidecar give a wave :D
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By prestonpaul
Welcome & good luck with customs :lol3 We live...

Welcome & good luck with customs :lol3
We live near the western end of the Great Ocean Road in Victoria so if you get this far south look us up for somewhere to stay
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,531
Posted By prestonpaul
Depending on the work situation, I'd be...

Depending on the work situation, I'd be interested. I'm off tho the Flinders tomorrow for 2 and a bit weeks so this month is out Early October would be good :D
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,887
Posted By prestonpaul
Great photos, keep them coming :clap

Great photos, keep them coming :clap
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