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Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By McCardigan
Och aye! Me too, but its before the North...

Och aye!

Me too, but its before the North West 200 and the IOM.

Get the ferry from Craigryan to Belfast on the 13th of May, spending the time prior to exploring Scotland/Wales/England,...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By McCardigan
/2 frames

G/day all,

A mate here in Oz is trying to find a /2 frame, for a project.

Any suggestions

Chris
Forum: Europe 03-17-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By McCardigan
Thanks to the very helpful people at the...

Thanks to the very helpful people at the Coleraine Visitor Centre,:clap:clap I have booked a B&B in the heart of Portrush, reasonable rates, given that there is F**k all accommodation available in...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,005
Posted By McCardigan
Nice one Russ:clap As for tyre wear on a...

Nice one Russ:clap

As for tyre wear on a KTM, me mate Hilly bought a factory KTM 660 Rallye a few years ago, came with 49 lt fuel tanks, didn't know which would last the longest, tyre wear or fuel...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,090
Posted By McCardigan
Now, if only we could drag Tassie back to where...

Now, if only we could drag Tassie back to where it use to be(attached to Victoria). :D:D:D

Chris
Forum: Europe 03-16-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By McCardigan
G/day all Have spent most of the day...

G/day all

Have spent most of the day organising Ireland.

Arrive in Belfast on Wednesday afternoon the 13th from Cairnryan Scotland.

Only found out today that the North West 200 has been...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By McCardigan
G/day all I will also be riding Ireland this...

G/day all

I will also be riding Ireland this May on my F800GS, attending the NorthWest 200, then the TT.:clap
Last travelled Ireland in 2011, started off on St Pat's day in Dublin:freaky. ...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By McCardigan
Ok folks, Another request re the Lakes...

Ok folks,

Another request re the Lakes District

I arrive from the Isle of Man at Liverpool, Saturday 13th, board the canal boat Sunday 14th, till 21st, then I would like to tour the Lakes...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By McCardigan
G/day Brendan, "when you had it?". I...

G/day Brendan,

"when you had it?".

I was under the impression you still had the outfit.

I guess that after riding outfits for 800,000+ kms over the last 30 years, something has rubbed...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By McCardigan
Yep, that outfit is sexually satisfied. ...

Yep, that outfit is sexually satisfied.

:wink::wink::wink:
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By McCardigan
Yes, down hill left handers (especially if off...

Yes, down hill left handers (especially if off camber)will always catch you out if you are travelling quickly,(don't have to be speeding) and not an experienced rider.

That's why I always have a...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By McCardigan
How is the rider's right leg, still attached? ...

How is the rider's right leg, still attached?

My guess, the outfit has hit something solid on the right, post, sign, bull bar?

The Ural squad are in town tonight, staying at the Stratford...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,090
Posted By McCardigan
On the Hume Hwy heading south out of...

On the Hume Hwy heading south out of Sydney:lol3:lol3:lol3

Back to the topic, one of the greatest roads, if not the greatest, the road to the Strathgorden dam in Tassie.
But only in the dry!
...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
No, its a generic term, I go back to when they...

No, its a generic term, I go back to when they were the RTA, and beyond.

hey, when I was young, I referred to our finest in blue, as peelers!!:lol3:lol3

Then came coppers, goggle it, and no...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
FIK, the speedo and trip meter stopped working...

FIK, the speedo and trip meter stopped working last Wednesday on the way to the RTA in Sale for its Road worthy:eek1.

But knowing the testers modis operandi, the previous week he rode the R90S...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
I'll add my 2 bob's worth, Great weather,...

I'll add my 2 bob's worth,

Great weather, great roads and scenery, hard to imagine that area was burnt to a crisp about 7 years ago, but that is the power of the bush, pity the one colored eyed...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,678
Posted By McCardigan
Hey Beet I'm, in Cooma, do you want me to...

Hey Beet

I'm, in Cooma, do you want me to pop in to Kiewa and bring the missus over?:lol3:lol3:lol3

Chris
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,250
Posted By McCardigan
There within lies the crux of the problem "a 40...

There within lies the crux of the problem "a 40 y.o. career crim".

He/she has had form for probably 20/25 years.

He/she wont reform.

So, what do you do?

Cheers
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
Don't forget our Crows observe all speed limits ...

Don't forget our Crows observe all speed limits

This photo was taken at least 12 years ago, at the border at Willis, looking back into Vic, on the way to a Cold Flame rally.

It has always...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
No chicken curry's At least I can push...

No chicken curry's

At least I can push my bike from here to Doonies:lol3:lol3

Chris
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,678
Posted By McCardigan
No, she was an elderly grey nomad cat lover with...

No, she was an elderly grey nomad cat lover with the sign on her spare wheel cover, " pat my pussy"

Guess what her call sign is on the UHF band!
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
Doonie wouldn't know if a tram was up him till...

Doonie wouldn't know if a tram was up him till the conductor rang the bell.

Just saying:lol3:lol3
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
As the crow fly's yes, Tell ya what. Stop...

As the crow fly's yes,

Tell ya what. Stop the bike at 10.98km, get off and push the bike to the bridge where the campsite is.

Good luck!

PS maps are your friend

Cheers
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,678
Posted By McCardigan
He did indeed, he f**ked the motor.:lol3:lol3 ...

He did indeed, he f**ked the motor.:lol3:lol3

Cheers

Chris
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
At the rate of knots that the 950 travels at, it...

At the rate of knots that the 950 travels at, it probably feels like 12kms, but I'm with Doonie on the distance.

See ya there?

Chris
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
Hope you can make it Morro Would love to...

Hope you can make it Morro

Would love to catch up with you for a beer:freaky
I'm staying at Doonies tomoroow night and riding my R80GS which I have just got re registered today, all bikes now...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,086
Posted By McCardigan
This appears to be correct, on the 2 page Vic...

This appears to be correct, on the 2 page Vic UVP, no where does it state that the permit is only valid in Vic. Here is a photo of page 2 of the list of conditions, as I said earlier, this is my...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,086
Posted By McCardigan
I don't believe it, our Vic RTA is user friendly!...

I don't believe it, our Vic RTA is user friendly!

Something is wrong:lol3

I'm doing my 2nd URV permit in the last week. As some may know I let 2 of my bikes on Club plates expire. doh!

Ist...
Forum: Europe 02-28-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By McCardigan
Ah! my reputation precedes me:lol3 And make...

Ah! my reputation precedes me:lol3

And make sure the wheels are removed from their walking frames:D:D:D

Cheers

Chris

Counting down the days to my arrival in Turkey:clap
Forum: Europe 02-27-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By McCardigan
Now why would you be browsing the Europe thread? ...

Now why would you be browsing the Europe thread?

Inquiring minds need to know?

I love every one :D:D:D

Cheers

Chris
Forum: Europe 02-27-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By McCardigan
Correct, I got geographical challenged :D,...

Correct,

I got geographical challenged :D, the museum I want to visit is the Yorkshire Air Museum. That is where the only fully restored Haiifax resides.
You are able to view inside the aircraft....
Forum: Europe 02-27-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By McCardigan
Thanks to everyone who replied, We have just...

Thanks to everyone who replied,

We have just signed with Silsden Canal Boats

We take over the "Marley's Drum" canal boat on Sunday 14th June 2015 for 7 days:clap
They sound like good people to...
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
Yes, You are so unkind, but true:D:D See ya...

Yes, You are so unkind, but true:D:D

See ya there!:freaky

Chris
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
Thanks Dave, but please print in white font, my...

Thanks Dave, but please print in white font, my eyes are hurting.

Not much gets by Possum, given his previous life:lol3:lol3

Hope to have the GS at the Cold Flame, provided all goes well over...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,386
Posted By McCardigan
Sneaky! But I would assume that you have it...

Sneaky!

But I would assume that you have it connected to a quality GPS that would stopped it filming once you have reached, ahem, certain speed limits, other wise you run the big risk of being...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
Please don't tell me it Gunner:lol3:lol3:lol3 ...

Please don't tell me it Gunner:lol3:lol3:lol3

Chris
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,778
Posted By McCardigan
Still got the Pudding Dave, sitting on a...

Still got the Pudding Dave, sitting on a shelf?:lol3:lol3:lol3

Love you long time

Chris
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,386
Posted By McCardigan
And it stills pulls like a fourteen year...

And it stills pulls like a fourteen year old:clap:clap

Remembering this bike is 40 years old this year, and after I got it reregistered last Thursday, took it for a short spin, (last ride was 2013...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,386
Posted By McCardigan
Got the R90S registered and back on the...

Got the R90S registered and back on the road:clap:clap
Let it and my R80GSPD rego lapse, doh! and thanks to a***holes who have been abusing the Vic Red Plate system, the RTA have clamped down, and...
Forum: Australia 02-22-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,701
Posted By McCardigan
Soft Cock riders,! When I was young and as...

Soft Cock riders,!

When I was young and as poor as a church mouse, I used helmet mounted Carbide gas lights, true!

Biggest problem was as I built up speed, I had to ride side saddle, otherwise...
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