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Forum: Beasts 04-11-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 474,816
Posted By ozcan
Nice tyres!

:roflWhat are they?







Paul,
W. Australia
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,501
Posted By ozcan
XLV750 Rear Shock

So far I've found three different aftermarket units which will work.
Looks like Chan in Singapore is the go: A$515 for the Wilbers Technoflex Econoline. Anyone here have any experience with this...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,501
Posted By ozcan
XLV750R Shock

Just reread your post, Sharks.

I've already got a cactused one here, mate!

Think I might hafta order the Wilbers one instead...

Cheers anyway...

Paul
If you ever need anything XLV, let...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,501
Posted By ozcan
XLV750R Shock

Thanks, Sharks.
Address is:

Paul's XLV750
Margaret River Motorcycle Repairs
Unit 2- 26 Auger Way West
Margaret River,
WA 6285

Anything you might need I can chuck your way?
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,501
Posted By ozcan
XLV750R Rear Shock

Anyone with a spare rear shock they want to sell?
(Haven't forgotten your post about the Wilbers, Two Plugs!)
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,603
Posted By ozcan
Pissed HAWKEOILER: A Warning!~

Thanks for your response, Ratthing. Visa says it's a PayPal issue...

Just to remind fellow bikers:

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Forum: Equipment 08-23-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,322
Posted By ozcan
Pissed Hawkeoiler: A WARNING

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Forum: Equipment 08-23-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 103,374
Posted By ozcan
Hawkeoiler: A WARNING

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Forum: Australia 02-06-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 348,376
Posted By ozcan
Transalp 600 Crash Bars

"yep, I'd reccomend crash bars... I've lost count of the times mine has had to have a liitle lie down chasing the maffra mob - they take some wicked paths in them hills."

Restoring the Transalp...
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,501
Posted By ozcan
Vintage this year, too... !!

Missing mine... and the TA and AT, too.
Paul,
Vancouver Island, Canada
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13,929
Views: 4,925,713
Posted By ozcan
Vacuum Fuel Pump

No noise at all from the VFP I ordered from AQs and fitted four years ago. Have kept the original, which is in perfect condition, as a spare.

Currently in BC, Canada... but headed down to Mexico...
Forum: Americas 10-25-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,211
Posted By ozcan
Mexican Biking...

We are off to PV in three weeks, for a month there. Any update on rental bikes in Sayulito. Prefer a dualsport.... .
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,200
Posted By ozcan
Fanta on ice...

Nice ride... great photos. Orange is very photogenic against the snow, but it's always nice see see a TA blending in... .

Cheers,

Paul
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,887
Posted By ozcan
Which is....

... identical to my '87...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,617
Posted By ozcan
Laugh Escapees...

We're Aussie Honda riders (62 & 56), looking to cross Canada E - W July 2009. Will we have any issues picking up a used V-Strom in NS? Can't find a Varadero, Africa Twin or Transalp...!
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 54,299
Posted By ozcan
Eh? Varadero in Quebec

Would you believe that the very same Dero was just passed in, on eBay, at C$10K? Didn't meet the reserve. Identical colour to yours, Terry.

I then emailed a certain Pascal(e) the Quebecois...
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 474,816
Posted By ozcan
Looking good, Terry. :evil Paul, W. Australia

Looking good, Terry. :evil
Paul, W. Australia
Forum: Australia 03-09-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 348,376
Posted By ozcan
Thumb Coming to WA?

Email me if you're coming to the west: paul.bradstreet@gmail.com
Check Margaret River on Google.
Forum: Europe 02-19-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 37,430
Posted By ozcan
Wrong film clip...

Uh, sorry about that. Our film clip is EUROBIKERS
Don't know how that other 'scooter' clip came up.....!!!
Forum: Europe 02-19-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 37,430
Posted By ozcan
Bonjour, Obelix

We enjoyed riding in France during 2005. We had a great time... and found French bikers to be the friendliest in Western Europe (along with the Dutch and northern Italians)! We spent four months...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By ozcan
Koala Tea

Enjoyed reading about your trip, KK. If you happened to ride through the tiny town of Mercy, in Saskatchewan, you may have stopped for a mug of their delicious Koala Tea. Most unusual beverage!
...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 348,376
Posted By ozcan
Super Visor

Finally found a way to stop the Super Visor flying off at speeds over 100 kph. It's a product called TITAN BOND, by Bostik. Ordinary clothes pegs (4) keep it in place while curing. Takes a week to...
Forum: Americas 02-18-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By ozcan
Eek Trying to buy a bike in BC...

What a waste of breath. I've been buying and riding Hondas since 1971, but your Honda dealers are asleep-at-the-wheel. Do you think I could get anyone interested in selling me a Varadero?! And they...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,188
Posted By ozcan
Travel Diary

Very much enjoying your posts and photos. We plan to do a similar route this summer, two-up.
Cheers,
Paul & Janet, W. Australia
XLV750R, TA600, AT750
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4jVGdE-0lM
Forum: Canada 02-17-2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By ozcan
Crossing Canada E 2 W July 2009

Trying to buy a dualsport NS, NFLD, NB, PEI. Any ideas?
Paul,
W. Australia...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 348,376
Posted By ozcan
Air Filter for TA600

G'day Greg,

Recall you may have once said that the TA600 had the same air filter as my AT750 (RD04). Is that right?

Paul,
WA
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 54,299
Posted By ozcan
Access to Oil Filter on Dero

Nice. It's a hassle with the AT on very very long rides. I just keep dropping the oil, roadside. I may have found a reasonably priced RD04 in the UK, to ride Wales, Scotland and Ireland; then ship...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 54,299
Posted By ozcan
SW Motech Bars

The SW Motech bars certainly seem strong, but are apparently one of the tougher bars to install.

Six mounting points. Two behind the radiator, two on the frame, and two on the forward engine...
Forum: Americas 02-12-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By ozcan
Cross-Canada July 2009

We're Aussies, riding across a little later in July than you are... NS to Vancouver. Trying to buy a bike now, but it seems there's very limited choice in NS... .
Paul, W. Australia
XLV750R,...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,367
Posted By ozcan
Macs since '84

Currently we have two MacBooks and two iMacs... all brilliant. Ride up to four months at a stretch, overseas, with a Macbook on my chest, in a comfortable pack. (No kids, it's NOT my parachute!)
...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 348,376
Posted By ozcan
Eek Where's Those Dunes?!

Who said that Transalp is not a good bike?

OK, I'm impressed, Chzeckie.

Paul,
WA
XLV, TA, AT
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,887
Posted By ozcan
New Transalp

Watch the price come DOWN just as fast. These are hard times, even in Oz. It will drop to <$13,000.00... and soon.

Paul,
WA
XLV750R, TA600, AT750
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13,929
Views: 4,925,713
Posted By ozcan
Wtf?!

1975 Honda CB550 Four
1980 Honda CX500 dual sport conversion
1983 Honda XLV750R ???????????????? :eek1
1983 Honda XL600R
1983 Honda CB985FII Bol d'Or
1983 MZ ETZ250 sidecar
1985 Honda XL600LM...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 54,299
Posted By ozcan
Comparison

Similarities are cosmetic. The 950s and 990s are much much lighter and go where Deros fear to tread. The KTMs are serious offroaders.

Thanks for the info, Terry. Pity it takes that much work to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,865
Posted By ozcan
Both My Africa Twins

Packhorses for the world... twenty six countries, three continents and lots of islands. Oldest one a 1990 RD04; the next a 1992 RD04. Have swum one of them thru' a river no-one else crossed for days;...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 54,299
Posted By ozcan
Varadero Racks and Bars

So, how did it all fit, Terry. Still happy with the Dero?
Paul
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 103,374
Posted By ozcan
Hawkeoiler

Years later the bloody thing still hasn't arrived... .
Forum: Canada 01-24-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,958
Posted By ozcan
Africa Twin

Yeah, totally agree. I've owned two ATs (so far). If you see one for sale, particularly in the eastern provinces, PM me, plz...
Crossing Canada later this year.
Paul, W. Australia
XLV750, TA600,...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13,929
Views: 4,925,713
Posted By ozcan
Hey, Miss April is my Aussie AT!

Thanks for the calendar, G-Funk... . Hey, Miss April is my Aussie AT! Now my Dutch AT is the one on the track, but I could never get mine to lean like that.... .
Paul,
W. Australia
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,887
Posted By ozcan
One of My Options

I have three offroad V-Twin Hondas, including an AT. Also owned an AT in Europe. The Transalp 700 is an option if it arrives in Canada by mid-July. Personally I think it is a very ugly bike, but all...
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