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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Ducksbane
Even though its unfashionable I'm going to say...

Even though its unfashionable I'm going to say something positive about Shorai! :D

I've had a Shorai in both my 800GS and my XChallenge for a couple of years now. In the 800 it saves almost 4Kg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Ducksbane
:nod:nod Absolutely agree! :nod

:nod:nod

Absolutely agree! :nod
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
We'll be coming through Wollomombi, but we are...

We'll be coming through Wollomombi, but we are coming via a back road. Will meet you near the village hall. Probably about 10:30 to 11:00. I'll send you my phone number via private message. :D
Forum: Australia 03-11-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
EASTER PROGRAMME<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns =...

EASTER PROGRAMME<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
GOOD FRIDAY<o:p></o:p>
From the North: Meet at Tenterfield at 11.00 am in the main...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,197
Posted By Ducksbane
I've had an F800GS since 2009. I've only ridden...

I've had an F800GS since 2009. I've only ridden the Tiger XC on test rides. This only applies to the old model Tiger, but it is definitely nice on the road, very smooth, lots of top end power, sounds...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
I did say it wasn't overly difficult ... I repent...

I did say it wasn't overly difficult ... I repent on the Motoracism and I would love for you to bring a Harley along, you have my blessing ... I'm just not going to help you pick it up. :deal
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane59/untitled%205.png
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane59/untitled%204.png
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane59/untitled%202.png
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane59/10953884_955450937798437_596210750643873175_o.jpg
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane59/10947450_955450841131780_1796612202229162230_o.jpg
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane59/10497956_955450744465123_1255481904588119153_o.jpg
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
Some photos ... most come from the areas we...

Some photos ... most come from the areas we intend to ride.

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt342/ducksbane59/1974330_955450891131775_9034993946417306929_o.jpg
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
Glad to have you along Rob ... If your coming...

Glad to have you along Rob ... If your coming down on Friday you might be able to get to the meet up in Tenterfield and come down to Armidale with the group. I'll post details here near the time.
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,569
Posted By Ducksbane
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
I'm not that fast myself, but when you see the...

I'm not that fast myself, but when you see the road I have in mind you might change your mind! :evil

Looking forward to meeting you.
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
From the Facebook page: ACCOMMODATION -...

From the Facebook page:

ACCOMMODATION - I've been in touch with the Armidale Tourist Park and they only have 4 cabins left over Easter (4-6 birth) Cost is $155 per night for 2 people + $15 per...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
We have open minds, but it would be nice if you...

We have open minds, but it would be nice if you were accompanied by at least one 800 parallel twin as an escort! :evil
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
Ok ... a few details ... it is an informal...

Ok ... a few details ... it is an informal gathering, there is no cost and you don't have to commit to anything except the usual etiquette that applies to group rides. I won't be going on the...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
I'll post more details and photos from the...

I'll post more details and photos from the Facebook page soon, but the main thing is that there has been enough interest to go ahead and it is happening. :clap

If you are coming from the North...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
Absolutely yes you can come .... it's for 800cc...

Absolutely yes you can come .... it's for 800cc parallel twin GS's. No need to feel left out ... we luv youse all! :D
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
You can private message me with any questions and...

You can private message me with any questions and I will post some of the things from the Facebook group on this thread in the next few days. :D
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ducksbane
Easter 2015 parallel twin BMW GS gathering

For those riders in Northern NSW and Southern Queensland with a parallel twin GS here’s a suggestion for the Easter break this year. We are organising an informal gathering of 800cc BMW parallel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,058
Posted By Ducksbane
I have a XChallenge 650 and a F800GS ... so not...

I have a XChallenge 650 and a F800GS ... so not the same, but I will comment anyway. The XC definitely feels snappier off idle and up to about 3,000 rpm, after that the 800 starts producing far more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,691
Posted By Ducksbane
8m4991 :d

8m4991 :d
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Ducksbane
Toby price on ABC Grandstand radio

Just a heads up ... just heard Toby Price on the wireless, think he's a special guest.
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,670
Posted By Ducksbane
LOL :rofl

LOL :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,401
Posted By Ducksbane
I bought an adventurised XChallenge a few years...

I bought an adventurised XChallenge a few years ago. It had a Britannica composites screen (really good, but they now have made a better one) and excel front rim and a few other farkles. I added fork...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,178
Posted By Ducksbane
It reduces the weight high up near the airbox by...

It reduces the weight high up near the airbox by around 4 kilos.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,178
Posted By Ducksbane
I have a shorai battery in both my F800 GS and my...

I have a shorai battery in both my F800 GS and my XChallenge. I've never had any trouble starting them even after a couple of months sitting with no battery tender. Recently I left my XC in a farm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,691
Posted By Ducksbane
Another vote for the cat O ring. I have that on...

Another vote for the cat O ring. I have that on my 800 and the full on "pretty" Wunderlich on my XChallenge and the O ring is better in every way, especially engagement and disengagement ... just...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,756
Views: 1,240,241
Posted By Ducksbane
For what its worth ... I currently have Scorpion...

For what its worth ... I currently have Scorpion Rallies on my XC and they aren't very stable. Had MT21's on at one stage and had to take a long fast ride on the bitumen and it just destroyed the...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By Ducksbane
You don't need the DVR ... SBS has a good on...

You don't need the DVR ... SBS has a good on demand service on the web at ... http://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/

You can no doubt get apps for mobile devices ... I use the one for Windows 8.1 all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,583
Posted By Ducksbane
You obviously have a lot more faith in Apples...

You obviously have a lot more faith in Apples engineering than I do :D ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,172
Posted By Ducksbane
I've had my F800GS since 2009 and traded in my...

I've had my F800GS since 2009 and traded in my previous R1100GS which I had for 7 years for it. After a couple of years both of them ended up with quite a few farkles, so its difficult for me to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,421
Posted By Ducksbane
Garry ... I have ridden a Nude and its a lovely...

Garry ... I have ridden a Nude and its a lovely engine that pulls from low down and has lots of top end as well. It also feels smoother and more like a V twin because of its crank offset. It even had...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 582,110
Posted By Ducksbane
Its real :D That's the famous "Ghost...

Its real :D

That's the famous "Ghost Rider" ... I have one of his old DVD's around somewhere. I think he retired a few years ago now!
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7,756
Views: 1,240,241
Posted By Ducksbane
Pine Sol I used to have problems with my...

Pine Sol

I used to have problems with my Xchallenge getting a bit hot and the fan running a lot ... especially as I sometimes use it to muster sheep and cattle. :D

Then I read this post ......
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,270
Posted By Ducksbane
I live in the New England ranges and when I was a...

I live in the New England ranges and when I was a young man I had an XR200 ... so Yes, of course! :D
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 26,545
Posted By Ducksbane
some really good Photos there ! :clap

some really good Photos there ! :clap
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