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Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
That's what the tripod Tiger is for, shirley.

That's what the tripod Tiger is for, shirley.
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 31,142
Posted By tripodtiger
I am now home, finally warm again. I took Monday...

I am now home, finally warm again. I took Monday in Adelaide to get the whip cracking on LeighSA's ongoing creation. I resisted the temptation to take teaser photos but, for anyone who is interested...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
Eye's back too, not that I took anything of an...

Eye's back too, not that I took anything of an interesting route - just the highway. The big green Nob is not an adventure bike, IMHO, and the tyres are now deceased. Nice thing on the highway,...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,574
Posted By tripodtiger
Is Floda Fred? Flodder is Fred, but is Floda? ...

Is Floda Fred? Flodder is Fred, but is Floda?

Or have I got that wrong too?
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
Here I sit in breezy Adelaide. :wave Unc is...

Here I sit in breezy Adelaide. :wave

Unc is somewhere between Morgan and Kapunda, maybe having lunch at Truro bakery, maybe not.

Leigh took me to Hoey Racing's premises this morning. I've had...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,379
Posted By tripodtiger
Who did that? Or just photoshop? I don't know...

Who did that? Or just photoshop? I don't know about that fat front tyre.

If a Skirtster can be turned into an all road bike, and they can, it just demonstrates that, with imagination, lots of...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 31,142
Posted By tripodtiger
It's too early to see that :eek1

It's too early to see that

:eek1
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,130
Posted By tripodtiger
Definitely suss, isn't it.:lol3

Definitely suss, isn't it.:lol3
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 31,142
Posted By tripodtiger
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 31,142
Posted By tripodtiger
What time, bloke? Are you planning on an...

What time, bloke? Are you planning on an overnight stop enroute? Which route?

I'm slabbing straight through to Adelaide, as I mentioned.

Unc has already gone - he went north but not as far as...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,379
Posted By tripodtiger
I thought the video was about riding and punching...

I thought the video was about riding and punching holes in the scenery - I'm a specialist! Cruisers get a mention at the start and maybe in a disclaimer a bit later. So WHY spend so much effort on a...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
E07, K60, E10??? Feck you blokes, whatever...

E07, K60, E10??? Feck you blokes, whatever happened to K Block, K81 and ME99?

I always liked the Metzler Sahara 3 and Pirelli Scorpion AT. Maybe that was because I could remember their names? ...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
Wont work Leigh. I would have to change the...

Wont work Leigh. I would have to change the steering stem & yokes, which may also mean different bearings. Then at the bottom, the AC sliders probably wont accept the twin disc LC wheel. Lastly,...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
regarding the forks. I've got at least 3 spare...

regarding the forks. I've got at least 3 spare sets of air cooled RD forks.
only problem is that the lc is 33mm, the earlier ac bikes are 34 or 35mm. That'd shit ya.

Maybe I should get a...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
You could design a connection that goes from the...

You could design a connection that goes from the exhaust into the pontoons, and use the engine to inflate them.

Someone said you're handy at stuff. So, there's a new project for you.
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 31,142
Posted By tripodtiger
I hope they are installed already. Some...

I hope they are installed already.

Some front suspension components of my race bike's (for want of a better term) were sent there last week. things that make you go hhhmmmmm.
or kick stones. ...
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 16,031
Posted By tripodtiger
I've had it hard wired, with a joiner, so I can...

I've had it hard wired, with a joiner, so I can move it frombike to bike etc. I thought a socket in the sidecar would be a good idea, so I could move it off the handlebars, out of my direct line of...
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,076
Posted By tripodtiger
Me likee.:clap I hope it works as bloody...

Me likee.:clap

I hope it works as bloody well as it looks. I hope it does what you want it to do. My brother had a 1200 Sportster Sport years ago. Loved the engine, hated the suspension.
...
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 29,301
Posted By tripodtiger
Looks like the jacket knows the 'adventurer...

Looks like the jacket knows the 'adventurer salute'. The magic of 1/125th.:D

Nice day too. It's our turn for crap weather. If it's not raining, it's staying pea soup until 2pm. Bloody horrible.
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,271
Posted By tripodtiger
Good luck with this Brendan. I saw Phyllis at...

Good luck with this Brendan.
I saw Phyllis at PBBB and he was riding a CB1300 with a CJ attached. I didn't see the outfit, except as it passed by.

Will it punch anywhere near the torque of a...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 31,142
Posted By tripodtiger
One of the local bike preparation shops - Hoey...

One of the local bike preparation shops - Hoey Racing - had a major fire yesterday.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-02/hoey-racing-fire/5566270

Best wishes to the apprentice that was injured...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
It's a ride I missed out on so, did I also miss...

It's a ride I missed out on so, did I also miss out on the ride report 'cause I don't recall it. Have you done anything with the videos, Troy? Not 4 hours of unedited rubbish, please. The 'good'...
Forum: Hacks 06-30-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 16,031
Posted By tripodtiger
Clancy, have you ever come across a cigarette...

Clancy, have you ever come across a cigarette lighter type 12v plug that is screw in or bayonette or has some sort of retaining clip? The power for my Zumo keeps falling out when it's in the outfit....
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,379
Posted By tripodtiger
To those that think we are 'temporary...

To those that think we are 'temporary Australians', what make you think you're permanent?


Love the video. Straight to the pool room.
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
Ride with Dobbo on Friday was great. Just what...

Ride with Dobbo on Friday was great. Just what the rider orders. Especially as I was supposed to be working but there was a stuff up on the courses listed on the computer. Not my stuff up, for a...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
It's there, in the mirror, everytime I imagine...

It's there, in the mirror, everytime I imagine it!




Forks are disassembled, sending the rods to SA for modification. They will come back in company with some Race Tech springs - c 0.8kg/mm...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1981-Ya...

http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1981-Yamaha-RD350LC/i-LPMW4Q3/0/L/aIMGA0876-L.jpg

It's actually looking like a race bike now.

I'm planning (as ever) on a track day at Wakefield on...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 31,142
Posted By tripodtiger
Which control? I hope none of you need...

Which control?



I hope none of you need any luck to get through the 24. Don't forget, you are actually having a crack, in one of the hardest sport, let alone motor sport, events in the...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
And??? In other news, my race licence...

And???



In other news, my race licence and number have materialized. 117 is it.

17 is one of those things that keeps cropping up amongst my immediate family. For good and bad. It just keep...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,763
Posted By tripodtiger
I think I'm with you, which could be risky for my...

I think I'm with you, which could be risky for my brain.
Staying at that constant horizontal angle, with a small amount of vertical movement through suspension, is not a drama for a UJ.

The...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
You will be very happy to note that I've grown...

You will be very happy to note that I've grown the third hand required for soldering. You taught me everything I know. In about 2 minutes.

I gave up trying to workout why the low beam on the...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
I assume this is gravity feed, from a special...

I assume this is gravity feed, from a special fitting near the ignition switch?
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 31,142
Posted By tripodtiger
Are you making a photographic appointment? If...

Are you making a photographic appointment?
If so, the question might be, "Philth, where & when will you do the wheelie?":lol3



I've seen him ride up a steep hill with the front barely...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,236
Posted By tripodtiger
Good luck with this. Take it slow. Sidecars...

Good luck with this. Take it slow. Sidecars tend to relax you on the highway etc as they are too much hard work to go fast. I hated my first 100 miles of my first sidecar trip. Trying to ride it...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,763
Posted By tripodtiger
Love it!:clap Beautiful too. (the sidecar, and...

Love it!:clap
Beautiful too. (the sidecar, and the passenger. There, I've typed it. it's out there)



I have some trouble working out uni joints and the angle of the drive.
Does the...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 2,301,690
Posted By tripodtiger
You just want to see a fight. One of 'em is...

You just want to see a fight.
One of 'em is sure to say the wrong thing & then :turkish


On second thought...



:rofl
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 2,301,690
Posted By tripodtiger
Excellent. We can all comment, opinions &...

Excellent. We can all comment, opinions & arseholes and all that. Point is, exactly the same as anything else that is custom built, it only has to satisfy you. I do hope that it is perfect for...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 198,035
Posted By tripodtiger
I just surprised myself! Pleasantly! No, not...

I just surprised myself! Pleasantly! No, not that way.

I bought a twin headlight set from a wreckers agesago. The idea being to replace the fake headlights on the front of the outfit. And I...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 16,031
Posted By tripodtiger
He's not saying. But "Hey Ray, can you just...

He's not saying.
But "Hey Ray, can you just measure...." has been at the other end of the phone a few times:wink:

Still hasn't sent me any photos, despite buying a new camera months ago.
When he...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 2,301,690
Posted By tripodtiger
Ya reckon? Looks good but to me, it looks like a...

Ya reckon? Looks good but to me, it looks like a seat, a box and a nose cone stuck to a platform with nothing more done to the bike than the links and a sub-chassis.
There are plenty of people...
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