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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-19-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,157
Posted By Robb10
Amazing where they can land those choppers... Get...

Amazing where they can land those choppers... Get well soon mate!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-10-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
[QUOTE=fireitup;26313679]Hi Rob, Great ride...

[QUOTE=fireitup;26313679]Hi Rob,
Great ride report. Are you originally from Condo?

No mate, my parents moved out that way about 12 years ago, but I've been going out there since I was a young...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,337
Posted By Robb10
Another one of my dads sayings that made no sense...

Another one of my dads sayings that made no sense to me when I was a kid but rings true these days; "When I was 20 I knew everything, when I was 30 I wasn't too sure, after 40 I realized that I knew...
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
I rarely say 'never' mate but at this stage I'm...

I rarely say 'never' mate but at this stage I'm looking to do more adventuring and less racing :deal

I've got a heap of rides planned for 2015, one of them is revisiting that railway service track...
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
My LDR 2014

The LDR demon began to grow in me as I was reading last years LDR build up and subsequent reports. Outwardly I was saying “These guys are crazy, 40+ degrees heat, 14 hours of riding right on xmas...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Robb10
+1 for rideadv.. Very well run rides catering to...

+1 for rideadv.. Very well run rides catering to all levels with a very good level of support if required.
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,337
Posted By Robb10
The Best Advice...

I love talking to my dad on the phone, I don't get to see him much these days. He's a sheep and cattle farmer in the central west of NSW and I'm in Sydney.

He always has advice to give (gathered...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
No worries mate, glad you guys liked them.. ...

No worries mate, glad you guys liked them..

I got home just after 530 this arvo, nursed a 110/17 motocross tyre home from Bourke, tried my hardest not to melt it. Also spent a bit over an hour in...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
No didn't have a fuel issue mate, but the hole I...

No didn't have a fuel issue mate, but the hole I put into my rear tyre about 10kms from Wanaaring didn't make my day a happy one..
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
Made it about and hour behind Lefty yesterday...

Made it about and hour behind Lefty yesterday arvo, 1355ks in 13hrs25mins.. Refueling in Tib now. Shagged.

RC
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
Thanks for the good news Crutchy... :eek1

Thanks for the good news Crutchy... :eek1
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
Yep sure am.. Til sunrise tomorrow :wink:

Yep sure am.. Til sunrise tomorrow :wink:
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
SPOT tracker

For anyone that gives a rats, here's mine and Lefty's SPOT trackers combined on 1 Flytrace page.. 14 hours til take off


http://www.flytrace.com/tracker/map.aspx?group=276

And just my tracker:...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-18-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
It was seriously one of the best b&e rolls I've...

It was seriously one of the best b&e rolls I've had!

The grey pants are Klim Dakar and the camo pants are Shift Recon.
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,854
Posted By Robb10
I've got some Fox Titan knee guards that I've...

I've got some Fox Titan knee guards that I've been wearing for the last 18 months and they've saved my kneecaps a few times, one was on the TK ride this year, when a mate I was following close behind...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-18-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
Thanks Creedy, likewise I've enjoyed reading your...

Thanks Creedy, likewise I've enjoyed reading your RR's.. Some of the locals in Wilcannia really are a disgrace. It's sad but the town will keep dying if nobody goes there to spend money. It's had a...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
G'day Lefty, I'm leaving home at 5am just because...

G'day Lefty, I'm leaving home at 5am just because the roadworks BS in the mountains could ruin my strategy.

Very much looking forward to it mate! The only downer atm is I've had a flu type cold...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-17-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
Thanks JTB, you're right summer isn't ideal out...

Thanks JTB, you're right summer isn't ideal out there but work commitments see me grinding nearly all through winter and when I do get time off Mrs Robb10 usually has some points building program for...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-17-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
Finally the final instalment!

As I mentioned earlier in the report, Col has a keen interest in Australian history and the more obscure the better.

He was talking to a local at the bar of the Tilpa Hotel who had told him that...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
Yep I thought as much.. Ran the bike through a...

Yep I thought as much.. Ran the bike through a heat cycle for about 20mins yesterday arvo. All good. No leaks. As long as there is no rain I'm gonna use the route as we discussed so hopefully will...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-14-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
Sorry for the delay fellas, Ive been prepping for...

Sorry for the delay fellas, Ive been prepping for the LDR and also trying to shake this bastard cold that I have...

After the Tenere was put back together we headed to Wilcannia. Now if you've...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
Looking good Lefty! Personally I found out...

Looking good Lefty!

Personally I found out about the LDR through this forum and at first thought it was a crazy idea. Outback Australia in late December? Madness! Then I started to read the ride...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,618
Posted By Robb10
Tinted goggles?

Tinted goggles?
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
If I make it you will get one Uncle.. Although...

If I make it you will get one Uncle.. Although after today's effort when I destroyed my radiator header tank I could be out. Hope Yamaha have parts in stock. :eek1
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
The stickers arrived today... Nothing left to do...

The stickers arrived today... Nothing left to do except wait now.

9 days to go.

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/115265866@N07/15999348591/" title="Untitled by robbc883, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-11-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
Menindee to Wilcannia.. After I fix my tyre

About 5kms after the roadside memorial I caught up with Col and stuck with him for 5 mins, he was looking a little faster and didnt seem to be trying to strangle the bars, so I went for a play down...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-11-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
Menindee to Wilcannia

After Col and I regrouped we decided that for my sanity and his health we should do what we did late yesterday and regroup every hour or so. I again gave him the "go faster and the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-10-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
So as the sun was setting I broke my own cardinal...

So as the sun was setting I broke my own cardinal rule - No Night Riding In The Bush. I just seemed to have alot of energy and was fixated with cracking the 1000kms for the day. Silly, yes, I know. ...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,108
Posted By Robb10
The big difference in my experience is most...

The big difference in my experience is most online trolls won't poke their head up in real life, away from the safety and sanctity of their keyboards and internet connections..

Good luck to...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 996,649
Posted By Robb10
Darling River Run.. Plus a bit

A ride almost 6 years in the making.. Well kinda but not really.

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/115265866@N07/15864285062" title="Syd Pooncarie Menindee Wilcannia Tilpa Louth Cobar Nymagee...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-10-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,166
Posted By Robb10
Darling River Run.. plus a bit

This ride report's origins go back to about 6 years ago when a bloke (Col) that I do some contracting work for decided to get his bike licence. I tried planting the seed back then that he should come...
Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market 12-08-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,239
Posted By Robb10
The Mrs has promised that 7,8,9,10,11 & 12 are...

The Mrs has promised that 7,8,9,10,11 & 12 are coming my way for xmas.. If not, there will be drama..

:)
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,887
Posted By Robb10
looks just like my helinox.. What's parallel...

looks just like my helinox.. What's parallel importing? Same factory??
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,954
Views: 1,087,294
Posted By Robb10
I think you've answered your own question.. They...

I think you've answered your own question.. They are not only heavy, but very top heavy. Not much fun in technical places. High seat height is a negative for some. 17 inch rear wheel limits tyre...
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,704
Posted By Robb10
+1 And rumour has it that occasionally they...

+1

And rumour has it that occasionally they have trail cameras in operation :hmmmmm
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 43,521
Posted By Robb10
I've had scammers try it on before.. I had a...

I've had scammers try it on before.. I had a steady stream of them when I was selling a 4wd on EvilBay about 12 months ago.

I'm cool to sell a car to someone that hasn't looked at it. Once the...
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,498
Posted By Robb10
The stickers will be ready next week.. <a...

The stickers will be ready next week..

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/115265866@N07/15947928521/" title="LDR 2014 by robbc883, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Photos 12-06-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 216,466
Posted By Robb10
<a...

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/115265866@N07/15955854955/" title="Menindee by robbc883, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7501/15955854955_cbb2ba0ceb_o.jpg" width="2397"...
Forum: Photos 12-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 614,182
Posted By Robb10
<a...

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/115265866@N07/15839088946/" title="Syd Pooncarie Menindee Wilcannia Tilpa Louth Cobar Nymagee Condobolin by robbc883, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,108
Posted By Robb10
:lurk

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