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Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,027
Posted By The Phantom
Really enjoyed that. Do you know the fiction...

Really enjoyed that.

Do you know the fiction writer Lee Child? He writes all his books about a character named Jack Reacher, and all are either in the first or third person perspective. Have a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,073
Views: 531,474
Posted By The Phantom
A mate in Sydney (has a 4th Gen) took a VFR1200F...

A mate in Sydney (has a 4th Gen) took a VFR1200F for a brief testride last week and said that at 5000rpm "the V4 music was there"...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3,073
Views: 531,474
Posted By The Phantom
I had a problem with the clutch on my own...

I had a problem with the clutch on my own overtech, overweight and rather ugly motorcycle :rofl and it turned out to be the slave piston sticking in the bore. Pushed it out, cleaned it up and...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3,073
Views: 531,474
Posted By The Phantom
Here's another example from a VFRD guy - for a...

Here's another example from a VFRD guy - for a 3rd Gen but gives you an idea of how it can be done:
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3,073
Views: 531,474
Posted By The Phantom
I nearly bought an ex race RC45 about 9 years...

I nearly bought an ex race RC45 about 9 years ago. Financial commonsense prevailed... then I was going to rebuild my '94 as an RC45 replica, but it's been done before (and very well) and there's...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3,073
Views: 531,474
Posted By The Phantom
The RC45 scheme is nice, sure, but nothing...

The RC45 scheme is nice, sure, but nothing special. I like the colour scheme that HRC sells its racebikes in:

http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/3476/nsr500v08s.jpg


However, the RC30 scheme is...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,073
Views: 531,474
Posted By The Phantom
I've had my '94 VFR750 for 11 years now. ...

I've had my '94 VFR750 for 11 years now.

Here it is when it was an adventure tourer :D

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2586/3725392377_537b409c96_o.jpg

My wife and I rode 1300km to attend a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 48,042
Posted By The Phantom
Really enjoying riding along with you Reryder, I...

Really enjoying riding along with you Reryder, I know bits and pieces of your route but it's been great seeing the more remote parts through your pics and commentary. Looking forward to the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 306,128
Posted By The Phantom
Haven't been here in a bit; the last time I did...

Haven't been here in a bit; the last time I did drop in was to re-aquaint myself with your Angola epic, which literally changed my view of the world. I was surprised/elated to find a new trip report,...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By The Phantom
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fggwLjHZQY ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fggwLjHZQY

Suitable for any occasion :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7,318
Views: 2,473,712
Posted By The Phantom
I found this in the Hunter Valley, New South...

I found this in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales.

After I took the photo I snuck deep into the bush to relieve myself, thankfully I was not busted by the fuzz :rofl
...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,186
Posted By The Phantom
And what's wrong with bikes sitting around doing...

And what's wrong with bikes sitting around doing nothing for months/years at a time???
Forum: Australia 06-16-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,137
Posted By The Phantom
I've driven between Sydney and the Sunshine Coast...

I've driven between Sydney and the Sunshine Coast a few dozen times in the past couple of years and I'm with Rad28, apart from the cold weather, the Newell (which used to be the fast route) now has...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 23,649
Posted By The Phantom
What a great read, nice to be reminded that the...

What a great read, nice to be reminded that the fun of biking can be had without shelling out megabucks at the local dealer...

Loved the 3 Kicks video, I too watched it over and over. Scared the...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,039
Posted By The Phantom
Was it an old house? May have been my...

Was it an old house? May have been my grandfathers... my great grandmother built the Moonan pub :freaky My family on my mother's side came from Moonan (Mitchell) and Stewarts Brook (Ninness).
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,964
Posted By The Phantom
Both the Bird and the VFR will be replaced by a...

Both the Bird and the VFR will be replaced by a mega-tourer with a derivative of the MotoGP RC211V V5 motor, to be announced in September :evil
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 64,398
Posted By The Phantom
Having fun is half the fun!

Having fun is half the fun!
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 126,157
Posted By The Phantom
VFR750s can be Streetfighters too :0-0 ...

VFR750s can be Streetfighters too :0-0

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1116/788939784_432c3d1d21_o.jpg

2004 R1 radial brake front end, Ohlins shock, dual CF underseat exhaust (not shown) in a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,766
Posted By The Phantom
Thanks Ray. He knew bikes and he knew how to...

Thanks Ray. He knew bikes and he knew how to write about bikes.

I saw an MT-01 on the move for the first time only a week ago, although they have been here in Oz for a while now. I was familiar...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,766
Posted By The Phantom
A review from a mate, who was sadly lost in a...

A review from a mate, who was sadly lost in a moto accident not long after he wrote this (so spare me any criticism of his point of view pls, it will not be well received at all). For reference, he...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 19,075
Posted By The Phantom
My 1994 VFR750 has a 24 litre tank, which is...

My 1994 VFR750 has a 24 litre tank, which is pretty bloody big for a sports/sportstour bike that isn't the size of a dining table.

Best I've seen is 380-odd km, boring.

Worst is 190-odd km. FUN...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,777
Posted By The Phantom
A good 1st Gen VFR750 is heading down the...

A good 1st Gen VFR750 is heading down the 'collectible' path. You want to do it to a rough one (even rough VFRs are reliable and tough).

But yep I agree with other posters, they're just too heavy...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,378
Posted By The Phantom
Good stuff. As much as I love seeing the rest of...

Good stuff. As much as I love seeing the rest of the planet being regularly featured here, this local stuff still hits the spot.

Great bike set-up!
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 19,977
Posted By The Phantom
Stack, how about we try for 2010??? :evil ...

Stack, how about we try for 2010??? :evil

Although if we do it Witten's way we'll be doing our adv on a bus... from the airport to Hampton Downs and back again three days later :freaky

I have...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2007, 07:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,121
Posted By The Phantom
Not much. Pair valve synchronisation on VFR800s,...

Not much. Pair valve synchronisation on VFR800s, carb sync on 750s. Cam chain tensioners on Vtecs. They're fairly easy on headbearings and chain/sprockets. Otherwise it's just the standard fluids,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-14-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3,610
Views: 1,552,558
Posted By The Phantom
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2402/2017478777_d76...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2402/2017478777_d7623b6d15_b.jpg

This one is gone, sadly.
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2007, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 1,449,099
Posted By The Phantom
I'm new here, but not new to biking. An Aussie...

I'm new here, but not new to biking. An Aussie advrider posted the link to our VFR site, and I logged onto it at 2am just as I was ready to retire - two hours later I was disappointed to come to the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-05-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3,610
Views: 1,552,558
Posted By The Phantom
OK thanks to my OzVFR mate Beasty, here's the...

OK thanks to my OzVFR mate Beasty, here's the pics.

Tathra (3.5ys going on 13) and River (14 months) try an Aprilia scooter on for size.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3,610
Views: 1,552,558
Posted By The Phantom
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<TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=alt2 style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px inset; BORDER-TOP: 1px inset; BORDER-LEFT: 1px inset; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px inset">Originally...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,610
Views: 1,552,558
Posted By The Phantom
Unlurking to say...

Hi all, newbie here. Sydney-sider who likes Honda VFRs, and most other things to do with bikes.

I have a few mates here (Stackator, Peka to name a couple) and hopefully I'll also have an...
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