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Forum: Australia Today, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Jdeks
I'm the one he was referring to, so it wasn't a...

I'm the one he was referring to, so it wasn't a dream - I was wearing pants and everything at the time.

Long story short, I tried the stock photography thing a while back and found it was the...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,684
Posted By Jdeks
Umm.....I hope not.

Umm.....I hope not.
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,978
Posted By Jdeks
I guess its simple and pretty weight efficient,...

I guess its simple and pretty weight efficient, and probably not that expensive....but I gotta admit it seems awfully wasteful to make a regular habit of it.
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,684
Posted By Jdeks
this + 1.

this + 1.
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,684
Posted By Jdeks
Humm....this is not a simple question to answer. ...

Humm....this is not a simple question to answer.

Lentil knows his stuff and his suggestions on antivirus and passwords are bang on.

I would add that you should learn what HTTPS / SSL is (in...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,684
Posted By Jdeks
Hm, maybe I've explained this poorly. ...

Hm, maybe I've explained this poorly.

Forgive me for being persistent, but I've seen the bad side of this before firsthand, hence my concern. I really think you are under the wrong impression,...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,684
Posted By Jdeks
I gave Mint with Cinnamon a run on my other...

I gave Mint with Cinnamon a run on my other lenovo laptop and liked it very much. The UI is better than Ubuntu I think. Agreed re debian core.

Ended up sticking with ubuntu for my macbook though,...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,684
Posted By Jdeks
I didn't know you used Linux? What distro? ...

I didn't know you used Linux? What distro?

Call me a noob but I'm on Ubuntu and have been for years. Still dont get why people think linux is too hard - it's different and needs some re-learning...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,340
Posted By Jdeks
Yea - the bladder basically has a second seperate...

Yea - the bladder basically has a second seperate pocket laminated to the back, in which you pump air. It's very robust. Youd really have to overdo it to blow one open, and if you did, you'd only...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,340
Posted By Jdeks
Filtration is only getting the grit out....

Filtration is only getting the grit out. Realistically, not always that big a problem, unless it's really turbid stuff. Rarely a problem in Australian wild water sources (and even in a lot developing...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,093
Posted By Jdeks
I've been surprised by this too. I mean, you're...

I've been surprised by this too. I mean, you're pretty level-headed rider, not exactly prone to the sort of childish shenanigans that accelerate wear and tear.....

:evil

...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By Jdeks
Update for the sake of future googlers: The...

Update for the sake of future googlers:

The DDM HID's were indeed the problem.

It took SIX MONTHS of arguing by email and sending test reports to DDM to get them to acknowledge the fault. They...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,604
Posted By Jdeks
Really good video. Excellent detail of the...

Really good video. Excellent detail of the current situation and info in a concise and humorous fashion.

Maybe you could punch off some emails to some of the reform advocacy groups/websites so...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jdeks
Yes, soon.

Yes, soon.
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,183
Posted By Jdeks
I've got a few PM's asking how things are...

I've got a few PM's asking how things are going.Well, pictures tell a thousand words.

13 days post-operation.



http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/IMG_9791_zps646f2ced.jpg
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jdeks
And here's the last of them. ...

And here's the last of them.

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/Hattah%202014/IMG_6378_zpsdc4da8eb.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jdeks
Here's the first half of the shots from the main...

Here's the first half of the shots from the main race.

tREV, I'm sure you'll have no worries fitting right in. :)
...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,240
Posted By Jdeks
HAH! +1. Enjoy Wonangatta. ...

HAH! +1. Enjoy Wonangatta.







Xmas isn't really celebrated here in Thailand, unless you hang out in the tourist enclaves.
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jdeks
http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/Hat...

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/Hattah%202014/IMG_5709_zpsa15cc358.jpg

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/Hattah%202014/IMG_5710_zps624b54fb.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jdeks
http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/Hat...

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/Hattah%202014/IMG_5544_zps03de9c30.jpg

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/Hattah%202014/IMG_5560_zps87b729c4.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jdeks
Hattah Desert Race 2014 in pictures

Shots from the Hattah Desert Race from a few months back. Haven't had time to sort them out till now.

The first ones are from the juniors on the first day, definitely not to be dismissed as lesser...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,183
Posted By Jdeks
rmhrc628 isn't a troll. I know him...

rmhrc628 isn't a troll.

I know him personally. I met him on the first trip I did up to Lovicks hut.

He helped push my 950 going, after I got it stuck behind a beached f650 on a muddy hill, in...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,183
Posted By Jdeks
My, my. Didn't this take an interesting turn....

My, my. Didn't this take an interesting turn. Forgive me for not chiming in, I was preoccupied.

In the end, most of the avenues of support I thought I'd have luck with turned up dry, and after the...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,183
Posted By Jdeks
hi all things are hectic, im blindingly...

hi all

things are hectic, im blindingly tired and sore and i cant reply to all the comments

thankyou to those who commented and pm'd with help and support

day 4 now with no actual treatment,...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,183
Posted By Jdeks
Sport (yes, its covered, called them before I...

Sport (yes, its covered, called them before I left); no was at the hospital within the hour: as far as I can tell, the flight home is far cheaper than paying for medical treatment
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,183
Posted By Jdeks
No drugs, not working for anyone, not doing...

No drugs, not working for anyone, not doing anything illegal, have a written certificate saying I cant fly, have insurance from one of the biggest names out there
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,183
Posted By Jdeks
Embassy and consul have both said not their...

Embassy and consul have both said not their problem.

Every legal firm in oz I've called so has said the same thing; we cant help you until you get home.

Does anyone have any suggestions of...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,183
Posted By Jdeks
I'm in Phuket. The provider will remain...

I'm in Phuket.

The provider will remain unnmaed for now. Relunctant to start social media campaign in case it jeopardizes future legal action

The relevant clause from the PDS is

"We will...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,183
Posted By Jdeks
I've got myself into some trouble

It's been a while since I posted around here....

So what have I been up to?

Earlier this year, the Navy decided that despite my best efforts, I hadn't recovered well enough from the crash that...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 625,081
Posted By Jdeks
KTM Adv tank caps ...

KTM Adv tank caps

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/IMG_8775_zpsc9280107.jpg

Comes with the keys to unlock em and the bolts to fit em


They're like $250 + new...
...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 625,081
Posted By Jdeks
Price drop! $250 plus post?

Price drop!

$250 plus post?
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 625,081
Posted By Jdeks
Rain Jacket. ...

Rain Jacket.

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/IMG_8771_zps2d1b7cd7.jpg


Basic waterproof breathable rain shell. Not goretex but some other similar membrane.

Mesh lining,...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 625,081
Posted By Jdeks
RST CE Foam knee/elbow pads ...

RST CE Foam knee/elbow pads

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/IMG_8770_zps8fa6e171.jpg

Um....dunno how else to describe em, really?

Sell em by the 31st or they're in the bin.
...
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By Jdeks
Considering Matt VanDyke aka your 'young aussie...

Considering Matt VanDyke aka your 'young aussie bloke' is actually from Baltimore, maybe you should hold off from jumping to any more conclusions until you see the film ?

Or maybe look at some of...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19,395
Views: 2,349,148
Posted By Jdeks
Some months ago, a coworker came in on a Monday,...

Some months ago, a coworker came in on a Monday, in a bit of a flap. Someone had, over the weekend, made quite a few unauthorized purchases with their Paypal account.

Being a fellow rider, and...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Jdeks
Bump? Anyone? Even some rough figures? ...

Bump?

Anyone? Even some rough figures?

I'd hate to buy one to find out it won't fit.
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Jdeks
Aerostich gear - packed weight and size.

I'm trying to get my luggage weight down, as often I have to carry it on my back. I was hoping some of the multitude of happy Aerostich owners could help me out, as my google-fu has failed me.

I...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,615
Posted By Jdeks
I'm glad (mostly) everyone enjoyed the shots....

I'm glad (mostly) everyone enjoyed the shots. Thankyou.

In response to the questions/messages about my gear and how I carry it:


I'm using a canon at the moment (70D), and while I do rate the...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,615
Posted By Jdeks
http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/Alp...

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx252/jdeks/Alpine%20Rally%202014/IMG_2355_zpsed3f5cdb.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,615
Posted By Jdeks
Chuck me an email, happy to chat. And the horse...

Chuck me an email, happy to chat. And the horse belonged to the property owners daughter.



I remember your comments.

I'm well aware of the merits of compacts. I'm also aware of their...
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