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Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By Pottz
I bought a Canon D20 for the same reasons and...

I bought a Canon D20 for the same reasons and considering what you want to do, may be a good option. Weatherproof, waterproof and shockproof plus has quite a few options with changing settings...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 427,521
Posted By Pottz
Time Lapse

We have a nice bright moon rising over the ocean at the moment - thinking perfect for a time lapse sequence whilst I am learning the ropes with the GP - any thoughts on best time delay? Any expertise...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,899,542
Posted By Pottz
Thanks for the offer mate. The pic above explains...

Thanks for the offer mate. The pic above explains it perfectly so a new cable will be the go. If I have any further dramas I'll drop you a line. Thanks again for your help. Cheers
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,899,542
Posted By Pottz
Ahhhh - you've nailed it and now it makes sense...

Ahhhh - you've nailed it and now it makes sense on how it fits together - I still have one thread hanging on but your pics explain it all and why I couldn't figure it....thanks heaps - new cable it...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,899,542
Posted By Pottz
Dumb Question

I have never professed to be any sort of mechanic but to do the basics - but need a little help despite the embarrassment....I had heavy duty clutch plates installed before xmas however the clutch...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 321,654
Posted By Pottz
Bad enough the Cats are outside, but the Hudson...

Bad enough the Cats are outside, but the Hudson too???!!!!
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pottz
I bought a LowePro backpack a number of years ago...

I bought a LowePro backpack a number of years ago - the zip runs around horizontally half way down so the camera and lenses go in the base (it has dividers etc and all padded) then the top half is a...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 2,497,360
Posted By Pottz
[QUOTE=bearforce1;22615886]Hey, Sleeping...

[QUOTE=bearforce1;22615886]Hey,


Sleeping bag I get but the mat/pad?

Bear - I use the Black Wolf self inflating single airbed....it rolls up nice and tight and fits nicely across the bike and...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-02-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,723
Posted By Pottz
Just to add to your kit...I have an Emergency ID...

Just to add to your kit...I have an Emergency ID Tube cable tied to the handlebar/crossbar. It is white with a red cross and clearly visible - if I ever come off and knocked out, it has all my...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By Pottz
Vince Strang Motorcycles in Oz make specific fuel...

Vince Strang Motorcycles in Oz make specific fuel bladders - 7 litre and 20 litre - pretty sure they ship anywhere...linky
http://www.vincestrangmotorcycles.com.au/dr650.html

cheers
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,854,791
Posted By Pottz
Amazing...although I admit in the far outback...

Amazing...although I admit in the far outback here the pumps are locked in cages and the attendant comes out and unlocks for you - this was due to a petrol sniffing problem from the locals...they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,854,791
Posted By Pottz
You have to pay for air over there???!!!!

You have to pay for air over there???!!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 321,654
Posted By Pottz
1. lady 2. bike 3. plane Could never be...

1. lady
2. bike
3. plane

Could never be anything but.....
Forum: Australia 01-11-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,445
Posted By Pottz
I did post a reply in the equipment section - I...

I did post a reply in the equipment section - I bought a Dune Queen self inflating from Anaconda - same problem with my missus...four days camping on the beach - absolutely brilliant - well worth the...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,472
Posted By Pottz
I have a similar setup for the DR - did 15000...

I have a similar setup for the DR - did 15000 klms across Oz and back to the east coast in Oct 2010 and did Cooktown and return (with pillion!!) in July this year (4 thou klms) - my only suggestion -...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,494
Posted By Pottz
I grew up in Lae in the late sixties - the old...

I grew up in Lae in the late sixties - the old man was flying DC-3s for TAA aka Sunbird Airlines. Was the most incredible place to grow up and I still remember it like yesterday. We left before...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,039
Posted By Pottz
I agree - needs to be a foot higher and two foot...

I agree - needs to be a foot higher and two foot longer. And I am only 5' 10"...Great quality, but severely lacking in room. I used mine for seven weeks on the road but never again. I ended up buying...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,765
Posted By Pottz
Yep - I use one of these too...I find I can fit...

Yep - I use one of these too...I find I can fit my tent poles in the case too which saves me space in other ways...and it is a great rod....
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,549
Posted By Pottz
Wiley-X.....brilliant and tough as nails. They...

Wiley-X.....brilliant and tough as nails. They also come with padded inserts around the eyesockets which attach to the frame although I don't use mine...quite comfortable without. I use clear safety...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-20-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 270,651
Posted By Pottz
Beach & Bike

Teewah Beach - north of Noosa near Double Island Point
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 157,307
Posted By Pottz
The old Indiana looks a little...

The old Indiana looks a little terrified...!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,640
Posted By Pottz
Re shirt

Andy Strapz in Oz do a superb pure cotton long sleeve number which is perfect for under the jacket. One of my favorite touring items...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,079
Posted By Pottz
Wolfman Bag

Wolfman Dry Duffel on the DR...little dusty place called William Creek east of Coober Pedy - great pub - actually that is about the only thing there!
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,079
Posted By Pottz
+2 from me - I used the Wolfman on my trip around...

+2 from me - I used the Wolfman on my trip around Oz - 14,000+ klms with half on dirt - not a drop of water or dust got in. Wouldn't even consider using anything else.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-23-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 33,134
Posted By Pottz
spot on........

spot on........
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,854,791
Posted By Pottz
Very funny. I had a bloke walk up and say "those...

Very funny. I had a bloke walk up and say "those things will kill you" looking at the bike. As I lit up a ciggie I replied "yep, so will these, bourbon and single women over 40...but if you're gunna...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-06-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 1,057,464
Posted By Pottz
Is that Sommerville??????????

Is that Sommerville??????????
Forum: Australia 05-30-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,013
Posted By Pottz
I must admit I was disappointed with the Mantis -...

I must admit I was disappointed with the Mantis - I thought the style, weight and quality were brilliant - but it needs to be 2 foot longer and another foot higher - and I am only 5'10 with stumpy...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 287,503
Posted By Pottz
Agree - I had a bad connection on the coil -...

Agree - I had a bad connection on the coil - happened after the Safari tank was fitted so whether some juggling about fitting the tank created the problem or just a lousy connection (which it is) -...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,645
Posted By Pottz
Re lowering pegs

I bought mine from a bloke in Nova Scotia - about $50AUD and had them within a week - work great but what really tops them off is that I fitted Pivot Pegz as well - brilliant setup. Good ergonomics,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 185,096
Posted By Pottz
Water Crossings

More Birdsville Track
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 185,096
Posted By Pottz
Water Crossings

Birdsville Track - Oct 2010
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 28,189
Posted By Pottz
Tunnels

Not actually a tunnel - but a cave with a road through - entrance to Jenolan Caves NSW - Nov 2010
Forum: Trip Planning 03-29-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By Pottz
Re movie

Great idea - do it....but just make sure the corny commentary and predictible jokes is the same style - that's what makes his films so enjoyable!
Forum: Australia 02-09-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,361
Posted By Pottz
Mine was the same when I bought it (same - size...

Mine was the same when I bought it (same - size larger than normal), but twelve months on, it is very comfortable, even fitted with earpieces & mic for the comms system.
Forum: Australia 02-08-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,361
Posted By Pottz
Pic....

Pic....
Forum: Australia 02-08-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,361
Posted By Pottz
Hey mate!! 14,000 klms with the Zeus and Wiley-X...

Hey mate!! 14,000 klms with the Zeus and Wiley-X sunnies - 10 out of 10 for both. Love the helmet and will never go back to goggles unless out on the trails.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-08-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 191,998
Posted By Pottz
Milky Way

40klm east of Ayres Rock (Uluru), NT - Oct 2010
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-08-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 966,689
Posted By Pottz
Convict Quarters

Greenhough WA - old convict quarters. Sheet metal has beenn added later but inside is orginal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-08-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 966,689
Posted By Pottz
Birdsville Pub

Oasis - far outback Queensland...
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