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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 322
Posted By enookway
Sinkers

Sinkers from $2 shops are the go.

Another method is to bash them flat with a hammer, then bend to the shape of your rim.
Hold in place with masking tape while you adjust size and position, then...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,551
Posted By enookway
Bi - Monthly Bump

As it has been a couple of months since my last confession....................

Did a leisurely ride over to Symour and back on Friday. My old man and a few others just did a lap of Vic and western...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,498
Posted By enookway
Dr Stock I bought a coyote about 2 years ago...

Dr Stock

I bought a coyote about 2 years ago when the oz dollar was still on par with USD.
Adventuremoto were on par with US prices once freight was factored in (close to 400 Oz Dollars),...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By enookway
Now that the weather has cooled down, and its...

Now that the weather has cooled down, and its started to rain properly, any plans out Wombat way in the near future?
Forum: OZ Vendors 04-22-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 622,702
Posted By enookway
Rain Suit

After a rain suit to fit a beanpole.

Size would be Medium to Large at most. I'm 5' 11" but fairly narrow.

Only need it to keep the weather out. Dririder Hurricane or Frog Toggs etc.
Not after...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
Is this a clue? ...

Is this a clue?

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m547/xrman1954/P1000467_zpsvra1vehi.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
Best place to buy earplugs is the local workwear...

Best place to buy earplugs is the local workwear shop (Protector Allsafe, Hip Pocket etc). Praps buy a couple of different pairs to work out what suits your lug holes, then buy a box of 200 pairs....
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
Ha. I found an original Rec Rego plate in a box...

Ha. I found an original Rec Rego plate in a box of stuff recently and wondered which bike it belonged to (71-222).

XR's. They were a bit like arseholes for a while:...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
Wal Update

Looks like we'll soon all be redundant as Wal can do his own updates now.

The standing up by himself out of the chair was pretty impressive. One thing about sporadic visits (like once a fortnight)...
Forum: Australia 02-22-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
Not a log in sight Stocky? Is this a new...

Not a log in sight Stocky?
Is this a new strategy, having a lie down in plain view instead of hiding amongst the undergrowth?
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
All Rise

https://scontent-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/p296x100/10168144_10155197725080043_2186207576875841098_n.jpg?oh=5bbd8662c66534585673b6d243933ee5&oe=558CB795

From Wals FB
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
Hitair

Also, if you have a lowside (say lose lose the front) on hardpack and don't actually jettison into orbit, the thing won't inflate.
Plenty of room there to not have much protection.

Bendigo?? Is...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,551
Posted By enookway
Why is it so?

Sorry to barge in on the deafening silence:lol3

Since Specimen Hill is just around the corner, I have been attempting some regular exercise and covered most of it on the pushy.
What puzzles me...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
Wallace

Saw the Wal yesterday.
Witnessed the nose scratching which took everyone by surprise. Previously the left hand approached the face with unpredictable speed so it was literally hit and miss.
He has...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
Bloody hell Stocky, I only just hung up:D ...

Bloody hell Stocky, I only just hung up:D

Yep, Wal's flatout.

Said he had no numb bits, so can feel everything.
Can move his legs a bit rotating from the hip and wiggle some toes.
Sill grins...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,850
Posted By enookway
<iframe width="854" height="510"...

<iframe width="854" height="510" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-4d8IT60wIs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 74,042
Posted By enookway
Just looked back through the thread and realised...

Just looked back through the thread and realised I had got the questions confused:D

If your printing out on paper to run in a roadbook, then the A4 standard print will be the correct width once...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 74,042
Posted By enookway
Had a brief look. It appears RN scales the page...

Had a brief look. It appears RN scales the page correctly (ie even number of route instructions per page) in A4, but as soon as you select A5 or A3, regardless of PDF writer, it keeps the same...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By enookway
US Rallies

Theres seems to be a few events in the US/Mexico like this one:
https://www.norra.com/cortez_challenge.php

Entry US$4500 for 7 days racing

Have a look at RallyNavigator...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,551
Posted By enookway
Thanks All for storage offers Plan has...

Thanks All for storage offers

Plan has changed a bit so bikes will be coming down later.
Forum: Racing 12-31-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 74,042
Posted By enookway
Both free and premium version can be printed to...

Both free and premium version can be printed to PDF. Although printing from the free version will result in a much simplified road book without all the tulip details.

To print from RallyNavigator...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By enookway
You soon forget how green the green triangle is. ...

You soon forget how green the green triangle is.
Been many a good ride start at that fenceline. The track maintenance has slipped since the govt took over from former local residents.
Forum: Australia 12-25-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,171
Posted By enookway
15/40 on a 525:eek1 That should pin your ears...

15/40 on a 525:eek1
That should pin your ears back.

On an 02 400 (similar mid and top end as a 450 but lacks the stomp off the bottom), I run 14/50 or 15/52 which is good for 100 to 110 cruising...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,551
Posted By enookway
Thanks Mark Will send a PM

Thanks Mark

Will send a PM
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,551
Posted By enookway
The DR was an inheritance as the old man can't...

The DR was an inheritance as the old man can't fit all his toys in his own shed.

Proximity to Pyrenees weighed heavily in the choice of location.

Portland has only 2 drawbacks in the form of in...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,551
Posted By enookway
First up, a favour?

Morning all

I am moving to Bendigo in January in a final attempt to live in one place for longer than 18 months.

I'll be moving into a rental house in Golden Square on the 6th January...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,473
Posted By enookway
Check local guides. Listed as 2:00pm to 3:00pm in...

Check local guides. Listed as 2:00pm to 3:00pm in a few places.
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
I take it you are looking into riding around King...

I take it you are looking into riding around King Island?

I looked into getting a bike across to Flinders years ago on one of my annual trips back home to where I was raised on Boags Draught....
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,523
Posted By enookway
National Parks (or State/Regional parks) are no...

National Parks (or State/Regional parks) are no different from any other public land tenure.

In a state forest the same rules apply.

Victorian definitions are:
If its a road (road or track...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By enookway
Bike to Bike Sentinel/Alert/Alarm systems?

Is anyone aware of a Bike to Bike Alert/alarm system?
Ie like the Dakar sentinel system but just the manual alarm to vehicles in the vicinity.

Something that is much simpler than bike to bike...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,992
Posted By enookway
I booked Kiata camp a few years back for the now...

I booked Kiata camp a few years back for the now legendary MINUS 7 ride (which BRR can regale by request).
Anyway, in the same neck managed by the same Parks Polizi, and they didn't really give a...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 55,855
Posted By enookway
Thought you sounded familiar. I chewed your...

Thought you sounded familiar.
I chewed your ear off outside the admin hut on Sunday night that year about how much it really cost and how hard it was. I walked away thinking "bloody hell, I can do...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
BRR, is that Fergs in the Mad Max Helmet? ...

BRR, is that Fergs in the Mad Max Helmet?

Awesome.

By the way, XR has turned south to Adelaide for family reasons:

<a...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
KTM improved a few things since 2002 Sidestands...

KTM improved a few things since 2002
Sidestands is still not their strong point (literally). I think the seppos call them a "woods" bike for a good reason. They'd be no good on the Nullarbor cos...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 288,331
Posted By enookway
Snap

Must be close to fathers day is it?
Friday nights plan was to practise some backflips and no hander landers now that dad has finally got his shit together and got his own bike going instead of...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,141
Posted By enookway
thecanoeguy was selling ex army duck down...

thecanoeguy was selling ex army duck down sleeping bags a few years back.

A bit of a search would suggest he ran out but may still be worth an enquiry.

I bought one to go to Finke in June and...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 55,855
Posted By enookway
Tex, Were you on a TTR in 2011?

Tex,

Were you on a TTR in 2011?
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 27,473
Posted By enookway
If the safari was more of a Dakar practice with...

If the safari was more of a Dakar practice with french roadbooks etc would it attract more overseas riders?
Apart from being so far away from Europe and the US. But then South America is a fair hike...
Forum: Australia 06-24-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 55,855
Posted By enookway
Condo this year was my first Nav rally and I...

Condo this year was my first Nav rally and I think you've got the first point nailed, just enjoy and finish. As Steve Riley said, this is the best value Rally anywhere in the world. It would also be...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By enookway
This info is a year old but my be still relevant:...

This info is a year old but my be still relevant:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21531916&postcount=14

There was fuel at Hells gate then (June 2013) but nothing else until...
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