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Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-27-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 990
Posted By Oldun
Excuse me for thread redirection... info sought on SA riding.

I am on a longish SA assignment. Was going to be 2 months, now 8... I checked into renting a bike longterm but the cost grew astronomical and so am looking to buy a second hand one and resell after...
Forum: EMEA 02-11-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By Oldun
Thank you for that link, that is competitive...

Thank you for that link, that is competitive pricing, appreciate it.
Forum: EMEA 02-10-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By Oldun
Thanks everyone. I would not be doing it by air -...

Thanks everyone. I would not be doing it by air - I'm starting early in the hope of going by sea, hoping it'll be substantially cheaper.

Yeah it's a biggish bike, '98 V8 Boss Hoss. Excellent...
Forum: EMEA 02-08-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By Oldun
Thanks - there is a V8 bike rally going on there...

Thanks - there is a V8 bike rally going on there and I'd be 6 cylinders short if I rent a V-twin and don't bring mine over :1drink

But yes it might have to end up being a fly-and-rent trip...
Forum: Latin America 02-07-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 89,948
Posted By Oldun
Sad to see - but hopefully his family and friends...

Sad to see - but hopefully his family and friends can identify him from his picture and at the least know where he is and that he is being cared for.
Forum: EMEA 02-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By Oldun
Shipping a bike from L.A. to Sweden

Good morning all.

I was unable to find anything in a forum search on this, so hope you don't mind me posting it here in case you can give recommendations based on experience.

I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6,699
Views: 373,098
Posted By Oldun
...and no doubt awesomely expensive.

...and no doubt awesomely expensive.
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,667
Posted By Oldun
When Arai discontinued the Signet, I no longer...

When Arai discontinued the Signet, I no longer found a fullface helmet that fitted my headshape, so migrated to a Shoei Multitec which did. Have gone through two (1 victim of a cellphone-toting mom...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 39,603
Posted By Oldun
Yeah I was kinda relying on ruck :wink:

Yeah I was kinda relying on ruck :wink:
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 39,603
Posted By Oldun
Rex... you out there? still making the decals...?

Rex... you out there? still making the decals...?
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 39,603
Posted By Oldun
Bumped in the hope Rex is still out there and...

Bumped in the hope Rex is still out there and still doing the shark's eye decals - my helmet was written off in my accident and I need a new helmet and therefore a new set of decals please Rex :1drink
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 39,603
Posted By Oldun
Likewise: got a set a while back and they are...

Likewise: got a set a while back and they are excellent, would like to buy more for new bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 25,185
Posted By Oldun
Why. He wll be punished by the law; you...

Why. He wll be punished by the law; you additionally want him half-lynched (or worse) only because he injured a fellow rider? I understand we're all unhappy when a rider gets targeted by a driver...
Forum: EMEA 01-06-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By Oldun
Did not get to go last year but this year is a...

Did not get to go last year but this year is a definite maybe - the company appeared to be very professional, my problem was getting time off work..
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,876
Posted By Oldun
Class Decals Delivered!!!

My order of V8 motorcycle / biohazard decals arrived overnight. Thank you VERY much, these are classy and look durable. Wish I could attach pix but got to get back in the same country as my bike...
Forum: Americas 08-11-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Oldun
Thanks all. Got some good perspectives and leads...

Thanks all. Got some good perspectives and leads here. Appreciated.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,795
Posted By Oldun
I now think I need this kind of horn! ...

I now think I need this kind of horn!

http://www.hornblasters.com/


:rofl
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,795
Posted By Oldun
Resistance is worthwhile We can't win We...

Resistance is worthwhile

We can't win
We can't draw
And we can't get out of the game
But we can have fun while we are playing!

Personally the guy I mod my bikes for is me and only me. I...
Forum: Americas 08-09-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,666
Posted By Oldun
FL does... dunno about TX and try this for...

FL does... dunno about TX

and try this for a mailing (street) address...

www.usabox.com (http://www.usabox.com)

full disclosure: I do not work for them but I am a satisfied customer of...
Forum: Americas 08-09-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,666
Posted By Oldun
A Kiwi can so I don't see why you cannot. 'They'...

A Kiwi can so I don't see why you cannot. 'They' required of me a copy of my current licence, a letter with my insurance history overseas, and once I had title to my bike, a state address to store...
Forum: Americas 08-08-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Oldun
Bike's stored in LA - as a furriner, that's the...

Bike's stored in LA - as a furriner, that's the cheapest option for me. Y'all are right, I'm trying to coordinate something which doesn't lend itself to quick coordination with reliable results more...
Forum: Americas 08-08-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Oldun
Yep I think that a complete change of arrival...

Yep I think that a complete change of arrival date in Daytona is the best way to go. I can't land in LA earlier. But it's all good!
Forum: Americas 08-08-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Oldun
It's a big 'un. Most of the weight is 502ci of...

It's a big 'un. Most of the weight is 502ci of Detroit iron providing the motorvation...
Forum: Americas 08-07-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Oldun
Good thought thanks. Now looking to see if I can...

Good thought thanks. Now looking to see if I can find a loading bay at each end (bike is 1300 lb dry weight so not ideal to run it up a board for loading... but I can see a plan coming together....)
Forum: Regional forums 08-07-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,339
Posted By Oldun
I saw it once and would like to see it again in a...

I saw it once and would like to see it again in a few years. Rode through Sturgis in the early morning and then to Mt Rushmore before the crowds. Stayed at Rapid City and took a shuttle one...
Forum: Americas 08-07-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Oldun
Travelling with my bike, but not riding it

Any leads welcome... done a search, but no luck.

I will be picking up my bike in LA 2.5 days before 'needing' to be in Daytona for Biketoberfest, after a 22 hour flight from a time zone 11 hours'...
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 39,603
Posted By Oldun
Dude! I want more for the other machinery! Can...

Dude! I want more for the other machinery! Can you send me an invoice for 8 bombs and 2 mouths please!
:clap :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-06-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,989
Posted By Oldun
Ah! pics from home! Thanks mate! Don't have...

Ah! pics from home! Thanks mate!

Don't have any of my own to add, sorry.
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 39,603
Posted By Oldun
Decals Received thanks!

Warhammer! Dude! Got the decals you made up, in the mail today. (I'm over on the equator hence the delay). THANK YOU they are great. Quality too. Hope you won't mind more / future requests! ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 33,540
Posted By Oldun
In front of an excellent LA bike gear source...

In front of an excellent LA bike gear source shop...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16,168
Views: 9,686,778
Posted By Oldun
Joe, I gotta soft spot for that pic with the...

Joe, I gotta soft spot for that pic with the wife/mother and baby/pram. We were all once single... now many of us are family men. We ride, we still have families, and when they can share our...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-31-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,128
Posted By Oldun
Bumped - because deleting all the 'other' voice...

Bumped - because deleting all the 'other' voice files allowed me to install all CA and US maps on my ol' 450 (and I wish I had done a proper search first and found this thread)...

This works...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-30-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 230,605
Posted By Oldun
YMMV but... I always found something positive...

YMMV but... I always found something positive happened after the change I hated happened...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,093
Posted By Oldun
It seems the rider and pillion were not breaking...

It seems the rider and pillion were not breaking any laws*. So why have they been treated as lawbreakers? I am on the side of "leave the citizenry alone when we go about our lawful business" with...
Forum: EMEA 07-25-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By Oldun
Motorcycle Touring Israel

First, THANK YOU to the 'Israeli Explorers' and their thread which has spurred me to go riding in Israel. I would like to have posted this there, but that thread is closed.

I'm looking to see if...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-24-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,881
Posted By Oldun
I really like the 'stays on' / running off...

I really like the 'stays on' / running off internal battery power option. Without powering up the bike again, but after I have fueled up bike and myself and done my quick walkaround before the next...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-24-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By Oldun
FWIW - I have an older 450 and a newer 550 (on 2...

FWIW - I have an older 450 and a newer 550 (on 2 different bikes). Allowing for the fact that I do not / have not lined the screens up side by side in the same light, in my opinion there is an...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-24-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 735
Posted By Oldun
Charging a Zumo safely with AA batteries or a 12V-USB charging wire

HI all. Did a search and could not find the answer - here goes.

I have 2 Zumos (on 2 different bikes in 2 different countries is why) and while the cradles are hardwired in, I would like a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2010, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 564,113
Posted By Oldun
Spent an hour there just looking, walking,...

Spent an hour there just looking, walking, enjoying the afternoon turning to evening...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 564,113
Posted By Oldun
But before that, in the place where heroes defy...

But before that, in the place where heroes defy the gods of speed...
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