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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 295,405
Posted By farcall
Top Case Bag

My version of a top case bag I had Brady make a few years ago.

Pic shows a roll up aluminium table in the bag for that ride but sometimes the table stays home and similar shaped items takes its...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16,712
Views: 2,030,649
Posted By farcall
pfft... aka ...

pfft...

aka

floccinaucinihilipilification
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 500,205
Posted By farcall
Good stuff. Be sure to check whether the BT...

Good stuff. Be sure to check whether the BT transmitter can still be used whilst recharging it. I went thru a couple of (cheap) BT devices before I found one that could.
Forum: Australia 04-01-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 25,678
Posted By farcall
Tidal? Yes but not hugely so... although if...

Tidal? Yes but not hugely so... although if you're apprehensive about the crossing, use the low tide. It would take some highly unlikely unseasonal rain in August to close the GRR and therefore the...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,034
Posted By farcall
Thats it! There's a real shank inside... not like...

Thats it! There's a real shank inside... not like the army ration packs I used to have... steak 'paste' or beef 'smoothies'.

So its safe to order those outta-date specials on their website?
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,034
Posted By farcall
Saw these at Desert Raid 2013. Was given a lamb...

Saw these at Desert Raid 2013. Was given a lamb shank to try. Unbelievably tasty.

http://happycampergourmet.com.au/?page_id=328#!/~/category/id=0&inview=category3346079&offset=0&sort=normal

Bit...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 25,678
Posted By farcall
The waterfalls are flowing.

Something to look forward to...

http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/travel/a/22048871/tourism-to-reign-after-kimberley-downpours/

And maybe do some research about crossing the Pentecoste River (El...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By farcall
I had a seam leak. Took it to a local caravan...

I had a seam leak. Took it to a local caravan annex maker who could do vinyl thermal welding. Maybe they can fix holes too.
Forum: Australia 03-15-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
Nitron -...

Nitron -...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 25,678
Posted By farcall
We went to them first, looking for 3 tyres (all...

We went to them first, looking for 3 tyres (all for DR650's) but they only had one tyre of the correct size in stock. We bought another 17" blade runner tyre from them :D (may have been a deathwing)...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 25,678
Posted By farcall
If you're thinking Kununurra, I'd go with Kenno's...

If you're thinking Kununurra, I'd go with Kenno's suggestion.

The bloke who managed the tyre shop in Bandicoot Drive Kununurra (in 2012; dunno if he is still there) allowed 3 of us to use the...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 25,678
Posted By farcall
Are you doing the Simpson or heading north out of...

Are you doing the Simpson or heading north out of Birdsville?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 1,821,234
Posted By farcall
Yep, the transition of Lithium into mcycle...

Yep, the transition of Lithium into mcycle batteries is progressing all the time. Like all changing applications of 'new' technology, there are bound to be teething problems.

From my perspective,...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16,712
Views: 2,030,649
Posted By farcall
Where's it raining? Not here! 1.8mm 1/12/13...

Where's it raining? Not here!

1.8mm 1/12/13 and 0.2mm 16/1/14. That's it for Perth in the last 99 days.
Forum: Australia 03-08-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
You mean Baglux? Spose you've checked out the...

You mean Baglux? Spose you've checked out the newie on ebay UK for ~$165 plus shipping. They will ship to Oz.
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,217
Posted By farcall
Off topic so I'll be brief. Exped Synmat 7...

Off topic so I'll be brief.

Exped Synmat 7 LW (which packs a bit smaller than your Downmat 9) beside an Exped Synmat UL7 LW. I only use the UL these days - no complaints....
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,217
Posted By farcall
Maybe. He's a persistent fooker though. I...

Maybe. He's a persistent fooker though.

I want to tell the everyone that I'm on to the tastiest dish ever (lambs fry :dg) and that most people don't realise the error in their ways & shortcomings...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 1,821,234
Posted By farcall
This one is definitely in the wrong place and...

This one is definitely in the wrong place and alignment.

PM me your email address and I'll send you a scanned copy of the HPN fitting instructions. Be warned, the copy they supplied looks like it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 1,821,234
Posted By farcall
My HP2 ran approx 1 bar higher in the mid 30's...

My HP2 ran approx 1 bar higher in the mid 30's after fitting the HPN. All good tho.

My tank has minimal movement in some pretty harsh off road areas (badly corrugated and stony tracks). Maybe...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
Ah... best of both worlds. Well done.

Ah... best of both worlds. Well done.
Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
One owner, from Sth Africa. For the short/medium...

One owner, from Sth Africa. For the short/medium term I intend clocking up the kms on the white one and preserve the low kms on the black one.

The white bike was brought to Oz by a fella from the...
Forum: Australia 02-21-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,604
Posted By farcall
Shit! Thats your bike in the eBay link Rick....

Shit! Thats your bike in the eBay link Rick. Match painted too. It was meant to be brother; the stars have aligned; buy it!

Put an engel in it and you'll be as popular as a bitch on heat :D.
Forum: Australia 02-20-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,082
Posted By farcall
I knew you and I shared a common lack of...

I knew you and I shared a common lack of something... but you only took 1 year to get it, me 5. Does that make you a fast, errr, learner :wink: :lol3
Forum: Australia 02-20-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,082
Posted By farcall
:clap It will be good to see some 'locals'...

:clap

It will be good to see some 'locals' there. :freaky

BTW - I spent all my high school years at EGSHS. Got my first bike during that time. When not thrashing around Ted Percy MX track, I...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
Yeah, I feel the same about the v-twin. Having...

Yeah, I feel the same about the v-twin. Having never owned one before, I cant believe nice the motor is.

As good as my HP2 is (and it is very good), I'm having so much pleasure punting the AT...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
New Africa Twin?

Reports coming out of UK/Europe this week suggest the new AT will be released in 2014... a 1000cc parallel twin

MCN article - http://i.imgur.com/ll5Ngt9.jpg
Forum: Australia 02-19-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
AFRICA TWIN - the RD07 and RD07A models 1993-2001...

AFRICA TWIN - the RD07 and RD07A models 1993-2001 (the limit of my familiarity :D)
I've had my AT for 18 months. That's not long in the scheme of things but I had to rebuild it from scratch and have...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
You made a fundamental mistake Squily (assuming...

You made a fundamental mistake Squily (assuming you told her) :D... only tell the missus once the bike is enroute or when it arrives :deal.

What year AT are you eyeing off? My cursory look at the...
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13,383
Views: 4,484,215
Posted By farcall
Looks like RD07A to me. Is the copy made of...

Looks like RD07A to me.

Is the copy made of fibreglass or plastic?
Forum: Australia 02-17-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 531,187
Posted By farcall
Thanks Kev. Got my quota today :thumb

Thanks Kev. Got my quota today :thumb
Forum: Australia 02-16-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 531,187
Posted By farcall
Gday Dan. I was trying to get info about that...

Gday Dan. I was trying to get info about that track back in 2011 and kept drawing a blank. I usually try local Police, Shire, station owners and closest aboriginal community managers for any info....
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 531,187
Posted By farcall
23rd would suit me. Going under the knife on the...

23rd would suit me. Going under the knife on the 24th... out of action for 2 - 4 weeks thereafter depending on veinal cement content. :D
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 531,187
Posted By farcall
:ear

:ear
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
I like em so much I bought another one! Only...

I like em so much I bought another one!

Only 16,800kms
http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu91/GShane33/Africa%20Twin%20XRVdotORG/RHSView_zpsb8f58f55.jpg

...to go with this one. A modest...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By farcall
No news that I've heard of. But the pessimist in...

No news that I've heard of. But the pessimist in me says fat chance our Govt would follow the USA lead.

PM me if you decide to buy the Beemerboneyard kit...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 22,503
Posted By farcall
I've got all 3 versions of the Exped - Downmat,...

I've got all 3 versions of the Exped - Downmat, Synmat & SynmatUL. The Downmat is the noisy one.


Just sayin.
Forum: Australia 02-10-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By farcall
Iridium Go! - WiFi Unit

Interesting product development from Iridium. Unit cost and network access costs will be critical.

http://www.iridium.com/products/Iridium-GO.aspx?productCategoryID=29
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,217
Posted By farcall
The spreaders you can see in the pic at the feet...

The spreaders you can see in the pic at the feet of the OEM poles. Without them, the poles tend to "toe in" although chucking ur heavy shit in the the corners will fix it.

I bought a couple of...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,217
Posted By farcall
I normally steer clear of the tent reccy's or...

I normally steer clear of the tent reccy's or debates but your RR's have been great reading and would like to pay back the favour, sort of, even if the tent probably isn't in the price bracket you're...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 325,737
Posted By farcall
Boano Italy 36 litres ...

Boano Italy

36 litres

http://www.boano.com/archivio/prodotti/Transalp_fuel_tank_36_lt_Transalp_650_Serbatoi_200_ENG.asp
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