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Forum: Australia 03-18-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 110,951
Posted By Gadget678
[QUOTE=ECKS-Man;23719891]Umm, yeah, what theE] ...

[QUOTE=ECKS-Man;23719891]Umm, yeah, what theE]

I came off the fire truck early Friday morning, hit the bogies. Shattered pelvis. They were able to screw it back tigether.....hell a lot if bruising...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 110,951
Posted By Gadget678
Some may have heard..... The trip is off again. ...

Some may have heard..... The trip is off again.

I'm busy on a forced holiday at the Royal Melbournre Hospital. This will probably be a slow recovery.
Forum: Australia 03-12-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 95,512
Posted By Gadget678
For those interested: the 20 pages of Supp Regs...

For those interested: the 20 pages of Supp Regs can be found here: http://condo750.com.au/bikesquads/
Forum: Australia 03-08-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,965
Posted By Gadget678
It's also easy to say 4000km in a week.:D ...

It's also easy to say 4000km in a week.:D

It's hard to believe that it's been 5 years since I did the Safari...
Enjoy your ride guys.
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 198,805
Posted By Gadget678
DRZ400 ADV bits

Plans change etc.... The reality is that I will probably not be using the set up I've built, so there's not much point in keeping all of the bits: (I'm keeping the bike though)


...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 110,951
Posted By Gadget678
Something to regret?

This is one of those good news/bad news things. A few weeks ago my wife suggested that it might nearly be time to 'semi-retire' (her words) the DRZ after my trip in June... maybe drop it back to...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,096
Posted By Gadget678
I'll be somewhere.

I'll be on one of Maggno's tours... apparently we'll be there for the race, but I really have no idea.:D
Forum: Australia 03-02-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,599
Posted By Gadget678
You mean like this one?...

You mean like this one? http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=957877
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 110,951
Posted By Gadget678
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With Jim (1on1) coming along as well, I anticipated that the trip would involve a lot of Bull, and a fair bit of Shit anyway........:evil
Forum: Australia 02-17-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,496
Posted By Gadget678
..

Have you looked at post #94 in the Oz flea market?
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 110,951
Posted By Gadget678
It's been a while:

There has been progress. My new nav tower & screen road tested well (it actually felt better than the fairing). The tower itself has now been slightly reshaped (from the one below) to give a better...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Gadget678
Back in the late 90's I was given some Fox knee...

Back in the late 90's I was given some Fox knee guards..... But they would not fit inside any of the fox pants.:huh. At the time the local dealer stocked fox & Thor; the braces fitted inside the...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,169
Posted By Gadget678
Generally speaking; if it's owned/managed by the...

Generally speaking; if it's owned/managed by the government or government departments (including state/national parks, roadsides, river systems etc) you must be registered & licenced.

Private...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 65,684
Posted By Gadget678
Seat concepts

I find that the 'high foam' seat makes a big difference to the ergos of the bike... but it might cause you problems in other areas.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,957
Posted By Gadget678
You'd still end up doing about 450km.... & be...

You'd still end up doing about 450km.... & be able to hang shit on each other through the night until you have to get on the bikes again the next day.:D

Be unique. Take the ADV bike for a run...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,957
Posted By Gadget678
If you only want to do it for the fun, might I...

If you only want to do it for the fun, might I suggest the Rally class as an introduction..... Laps 1 & 4 only, with some less 'strenuous' competatives (follows the sidecar route around some of the...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,957
Posted By Gadget678
Yep... makes for a long night though. You do...

Yep... makes for a long night though.

You do hear of the occasional tool or part getting dropped in a convenient location:D
Forum: Australia 01-25-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 65,684
Posted By Gadget678
I measured 18mm

I measured 18mm
Forum: Australia 01-25-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,957
Posted By Gadget678
Unless the supp regs have changed; no assistance...

Unless the supp regs have changed; no assistance is permitted... at all.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22,725
Views: 3,685,030
Posted By Gadget678
Correct. Misread.

Correct. Misread.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22,725
Views: 3,685,030
Posted By Gadget678
How much more range do you need? I'm not...

How much more range do you need?

I'm not sure about your postal services over there, but over here you cannot post a used tank... you can freight it, but not post.

One of the options we have...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 38,387
Posted By Gadget678
Final stage

Does anyone know if it's a reverse start order for the final leg?..... Things are looking weird on the Dakar web site.
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 38,387
Posted By Gadget678
UPDATE (6:27 p.m. ET): Robby Gordon...

UPDATE (6:27 p.m. ET): Robby Gordon (http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nas/38/robby-gordon)s camp has revealed that a compromised air filtration system on the No. 305 Gordini was the culprit that put...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,656
Posted By Gadget678
http://osom.cfa.vic.gov.au/public/osom/attachments...

http://osom.cfa.vic.gov.au/public/osom/attachments/2446773/20140118_0330_Grampians%20-%20Northern%20Complex%20-%20Public%20Info%20Map%20A4%20Portrait%20Scale%20250k.JPG

One of the many, but the...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 38,387
Posted By Gadget678
They all made it through the selective.:clap ...

They all made it through the selective.:clap
32- Roberts
33- Deiner
38- Oconnor
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 110,951
Posted By Gadget678
I can always rely on you for constructive...

I can always rely on you for constructive criticism:lol3.

It depends on how this feels in the wind: I might have to cut it down a bit... Or maybe not. Either way, it won't stay looking like this...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,656
Posted By Gadget678
Other useful links:

I also use the CFA warnings & incidents page:
http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/warnings-restrictions/warnings-and-incidents/


I find this weatherzone site useful:
...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 110,951
Posted By Gadget678
Ready for re-testing

It's been hot in the shed (I can't remember ever having this many Total Fire Ban days in a row)... but I've got the bike ready to try out again:
...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,656
Posted By Gadget678
What's burning?

Ummmm.... Everything.

At the moment our area is fairing pretty well, but I'm sure it won't be long until they deploy us to help out in some of the more troubled areas.

Stay safe all.
Forum: Australia 01-16-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 38,387
Posted By Gadget678
On the move

Looks like Shane has reached WP1 in 20th position (up from 27th)......With Troy 2 mins behind in 27th (up from 42nd) :clap Long way to go though.

Allan is now through WP1 in 32nd (up from 47th)....
Forum: Australia 01-15-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,598
Posted By Gadget678
Not to mention hitting the riders

Not to mention hitting the riders
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,317
Posted By Gadget678
^^^^^^^

Sorry, but your comments made me think of a card I have.....

http://mark-mcconnell.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014/i-c63Fq2s/0/M/IMAG1133-M.jpg...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,057
Posted By Gadget678
It's all bullshit..

This stupid looking thing complies with Aus standard......

http://www.cycletreads.co.nz/images/products/21.8938.jpg?width=300&height=350 (http://www.cycletreads.co.nz/images/products/21.8938.jpg)...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 38,387
Posted By Gadget678
They start tonight.

They start tonight.
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 110,951
Posted By Gadget678
A quick run

At work again next week, so I decided to take the bike for a run.... went to Mildura for a Kebab. I actually just wanted to put a few tanks of fuel through the bike, so I didn't really care where, or...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 38,387
Posted By Gadget678
Ok.... Using this link (there's plenty like it)...

Ok.... Using this link (there's plenty like it) http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=485 it's just after 0700hrs in Cordoba.... 14 hours behind us in Vic.

This means that the...
Forum: OZ Vendors 12-31-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 97,047
Posted By Gadget678
As mentioned 2 posts ago, the information started...

As mentioned 2 posts ago, the information started coming in on page 52........ Reading forward, to page 53, you would have found this:

The Czech tyre producer Mitas is voluntarily recalling...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 38,387
Posted By Gadget678
I doesn't start until the 5th this year......

I doesn't start until the 5th this year......
Forum: OZ Vendors 12-29-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 97,047
Posted By Gadget678
There's some discussions going back to page...

There's some discussions going back to page 52........
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22,725
Views: 3,685,030
Posted By Gadget678
Not comparing apples to apples though. The WRF...

Not comparing apples to apples though. The WRF weight should be compared to the the CRF-X...

When the CRF-L initially came out, I was told by both Honda & Yamaha dealers that it's nearest...
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