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Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 1,148,652
Posted By Tiger_DFT
This RR has helped me heaps!

AH, thanks.

I feel like I understand myself a little better due to a motorcycle RR....that hasn't happened before....in fact, I don't think I've ever read anything so well written and so in...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,726
Posted By Tiger_DFT
This is terrible...can I help...just ask.

Dear everybody,

My heart breaks when I read this.

If ever anyone in Perth needs a good listener and somebody that has 60+years of good and bad experiences...and has your best interests at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 1,398,495
Posted By Tiger_DFT
I have just read this RR.....thanks so much.

Well what a fantastic RR, thanks for taking the time and effort to put this onto this wonderful forum.

First class!

Cheers...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 561,625
Posted By Tiger_DFT
A 1000 thank you's for all your effort with this RR

I have been engrossed with your RR, commentary, photography, journalism...the whole box and dice.

Fantastic.

:clap times 1000

If ever you come "Down Under"....let's go for a ride .... I can...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 273,245
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Fanbloodytastic.

Fantastic.

Thanks so much for keeping me engrossed with your RR, Photography tutoring and best of all the wonderful news of the arrival of Nadia.:clap:clap:clap

Thankyou and very best wishes to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,782
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks for all your effort in posting this RR

Thanks mate.

Great RR, love the commentary, info and pictures.:clap:clap:clap

My son is in Tassie, he has a fully loaded up WA regd Prado with Camper Trailer, worlds biggest tinny on the roof...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 1,933,331
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thumb Pass it forward.....Good one mate

Well done Drone, we all should do this all the time!

I too am personally changed by this RR. I will try much harder to assist people who are being "gouged" by some creeps trying to make...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 1,933,331
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks for a wonderful RR

An epic adventure, written superbly, photographed beautifully (some more beautiful than others).

Bravo!!

If any of the three of you are ever in Perth, West Australia....let me buy you a beer.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 1,933,331
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Wonderful RR.....just wonderful

Thank you so much for your effort in putting this together for us. I'm in awe of your journey, your journalism, your attitude, your photography, yep the whole darn thing.

Also, as I have said...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 25,593
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thankyou, thankyou, thankyou

This has been terrific, I have really enjoyed your photography, journey and wordsmithing, all lot of effort by you for a lot of enjoyment for us.
:clap:clap:clap:clap

Thanks
David
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,125
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Well done ladies....now you should really.....

Hi,

And thanks for the effort you put into your RR.

Now you have a taste of Aussie riding, you should ride from Broome to Darwin (only in May, June, July or August...too hot any other time). I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 292,935
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks for all your effort in taking me along!!

MJ/Tharina/Peanuts,

I feel like you have included me in your trip of a lifetime (one of several it seems!!).

I wish that this forum and your RR's were part of the school curriculum so that...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,485,561
Posted By Tiger_DFT
It's early days ...but...how do I keep track of your impending book

Dear Dot and Nate,

Well I'm still getting used to you both being home and no more adventure stories from you both. It kept me away from the rubbish in the media and gave me lots to think...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,909
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Moon and Sun riseand set together when it's a full moon

Hi,

Great RR and photos. I heard the other day (an astronomer talking on local radio) that when the moon sets and the sun rises (or sunsets and moon rises) at the same time.....then it is a FULL...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2009, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,485,561
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Dot...This is truly an epic of magnificent proportion

Dot,

I've just been down checking the mail and chatting with another cousin of yours....a CT110 postie bike in Busselton, Perth. We'll call her Edna, she is mightily impressed with your efforts...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 350,153
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Ain't this Internet thingy terrific

We have all been reading about an incredible adventure with fabulous photographs from Mongolia (and all points between).....wow....Aren't we lucky.

Thanks so much for all your time and effort...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,722,403
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Hey Peach.....did you hear us

Hi Peach,

I was telling my group of riding buddies about your trials and tribulations....so....we formed a small group around our camp fire and screamed out to the heavens.....GET WELL FAST...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 395,916
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks SSU, thanks ADV, thanks ADVers

Erica,

Thanks heaps for taking the time to let an old guy from Australia experience your fabulous trip.

Your writing, riding, patience and photography.....fanbloodytastic!!:clap:clap :clap
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 1,029,297
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks FF, Thanks ADV, Thanks Internet

I have been captivated by your trip FF, I cannot believe how lucky I am to be able to share your experience via the Internet. Isn't this "new" medium just perfect for letting us (and especially me -...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 206,166
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Eek An airborne 12' aluminium dinghy with roof racks attached

I almost hit it!

I was following the offending vehicle, just about to turn of the Kwinana Fwy heading north onto Canning Hwy. Just crossed the Mt Henry bridge and I thought....that dinghy is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 206,166
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Flying truck tyre missiles!

Just bought a new bike/helmet and riding home out of town on the Kwinana Freeway here in Perth....thinking life is pretty sweet. Started to smell hot rubber, looked around to see where smoke was...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,804
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Gooday - I would like to come on a ride one day!!

Hi guys,

I would love to come on a ride in the areas you are looking at. I ride a TE510 (small tank). I'm going away this weekend up to Coral Bay for some fishing with my son (who has my old LC4...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 256,323
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Laugh TE510 - Would I do it again - absobloodylutely

I would not hesitate in buying another TE510....it does everything on the dirt you could ever ask for. It is mild manner until you twist it and then HANG ON! It is reasonably mild mannered for such a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 256,323
Posted By Tiger_DFT
TE510 = XT500 + 100% more power/suspension/brakes

I ride my TE510 50/50....it is absolutely awesome offroad and just bearable on road. I too like performance orientated things (my road car is a Sunbeam Tiger Mk1A with a warmed up 330hp Windsor 302)....
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 256,323
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Cool2 XT500....great ..but for one little thing!!

Back in the 80's I had a mint XT500, my first big bore!!

Loved riding and even liked starting it once I got the knack.

One very memorable ride had me sliding it like a 1/2 mile dirt tracker,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Headshaker - Not now!!

Hey thanks for the help.

The front wheel was out of balance and slightly out of round!! I reseated tyre onto rim carefully ensuring that tyre concentric and then balanced it as suggested and now...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Talking Hey thanks once again for good ideas (and so...

Hey thanks once again for good ideas (and so quickly)...
- the front tyre is a new knobby at 14 psi
- Head bearings are good - bike has 1200 miles on it
- I'll set the rear sag as I don't know...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Husky TE510 - Is it a headshaker?

Hi,

I'm really enjoying my new (for me) 2005 - TE510. Very happy with most things .....except....twice now on hard acceleration in 3, 4th gears it has been on the verge of a major tank slapper!!...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Question Husky te510 - Just got one! a wee bit of help needed please

Hi

Been lurking around this forum for a little while and it helped me spend more than I planned and I bought a 2005 TE510. Boy oh boy am I glad I did! After all my previous bikes this one is most...
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