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Forum: Australia Today, 02:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,997
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
BurraBob, Looks like Skippers Canyon in NZ??? ...

BurraBob,
Looks like Skippers Canyon in NZ???
Are you back in time for Carters?
GOB
Forum: Australia Today, 01:30 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 22,953
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Oh crap! You’re not another product of those random little...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 08:53 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 22,953
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Oh yeah, you rotten, young, know nothing whippersnappers, what...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,547,570
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Fork Oil Capacity

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> <w:PunctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,547,570
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Case Saver

Aquatic,
PM sent.
GOB
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,547,570
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Cheer up Gravel, it could've been a lot worse......

Cheer up Gravel, it could've been a lot worse... it could've been me. Yes, I still ride my push bike.
Forum: Australia 04-01-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 25,430
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Clancy, Depending on the rainfall, there's a...

Clancy,
Depending on the rainfall, there's a couple of creeks before (east of) Tunnel Crk that are way deeper than the Pentecost. They're just normal creek crossings, and relatively short. Depth...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,547,570
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Staintune Silencers

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Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 25,430
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> <w:PunctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> ...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 197,870
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
BMW F650 OEM Expandable Panniers.

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Good condition, modified with SS rail hooks to supplement...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 22,481
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
bully1, Sorry can't help myself. You've heard...

bully1,
Sorry can't help myself.
You've heard of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, but have you heard of Prancer the Brown Nosed Reindeer. He could run as fast as Rudolph, but couldn't stop as...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Would like to hear a current update on the track...

Would like to hear a current update on the track into Mayford (just south of Dinner Plain) and the Haunted Stream Tk. Anybody???
GOB
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Jdecks, Spoke to a mate yesterday (so the info...

Jdecks,
Spoke to a mate yesterday (so the info is second hand), the Black Soil Tk off Bull Plain Rd, to the junction of the MacAlister & Caledonia Rivers is in very good condition - as at last week....
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 22,481
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Carmima, Was talking to a mate yesterday who...

Carmima,
Was talking to a mate yesterday who has done it a couple of times (west to east on a DR650) a few years ago... so the info is well out of date. I do know that permits are required.
He...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Well done Jdeks, Feel free to cut and paste...

Well done Jdeks,
Feel free to cut and paste that stuff I posted.
Seeing a mate this arvo who has just returned from a few days up in Butcher Country (on his own). I'll send you the details and...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,058
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
To access Christophers Road from Tolmie you've...

To access Christophers Road from Tolmie you've got to go down McDonalds Spur Tk. Could be a bit rough, also has a couple of gates. Haven't been on it for years and don't know the current condition....
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,058
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
High Country Track Conditions

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> This thread may be a good opportunity to keep an up to date...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 25,430
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
2016 ocr

It's gotta be Mt Dare. New people running the joint (and a new bar). An ADV member working there. Bar & fuel - meets all criteria. Lots of good stuff to see and do from the joint. Come down (or...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 25,430
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
OCRs

Can anyone name the locations of all the OCRs since the inception? I asked Chris the other day, but it appears his memory is ............. (insert your own comment). Reckon I've got the first...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 197,870
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Culling the Air Head Collection.

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Time to clean out the back shed, and the following bikes are...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,997
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Megan, Megan, Megan, Please don't say you're...

Megan, Megan, Megan,
Please don't say you're really thinking of going over to the Dark Side. Just promise me that you'll try one beforehand.
There's a certain solicitor from Caulfield way who may...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,465
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Is it crazy?

Went through Bluff, Lovicks & Picture Point, down Zeka & up Little Baldy (west Wombat) last week - on a F650 Dakar. The tracks are the worst I've ever seen them. Totally washed out with bastard...
Forum: Europe 02-28-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
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<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Good idea auguzt,
Just a thought for you.
If travelling...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 25,430
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Last time at Kalumburu (2004), you could get your...

Last time at Kalumburu (2004), you could get your permit at the community store. Don't know if Drysdale is authorised to issue them -a 'phone call might help. Mitchell Falls is an easy day ride from...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 25,430
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
JB, Hoping to get out to Walcott after the OCR....

JB,
Hoping to get out to Walcott after the OCR. Have been in contact with Mt Elizabeth Stn, and it all depends on the track condition.
GOB
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,591
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Would that have been a "Mc Snoreaalot" tour of...

Would that have been a "Mc Snoreaalot" tour of welding workshops in outback OZ?
Forum: Australia 02-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,591
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Monumental Stuff Ups (MSUs)

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C’mon, we’ve all done ‘em. ...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,436
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
G'day Mc Snorealot, When's it on? GOB PS....

G'day Mc Snorealot,
When's it on?
GOB
PS. Are you back from NZ?
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,153
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Crickey Beeezer, Are you snowed in and suffering...

Crickey Beeezer, Are you snowed in and suffering the onset of cabin fever??
How the effing hell are you?
GOB
Forum: Australia 12-30-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,078
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Farcall, Not quite what I meant, but thanks for...

Farcall,
Not quite what I meant, but thanks for the info.
Instead of going 130 kms south east on the Meeka Rd from Asburton, and then 109 kms west and south west on the Pingandy Rd. I'm thinking...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,078
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Not basing this on anything definite (I know...

Not basing this on anything definite (I know nothing), but I reckon the 2016 OCR will be at Mt Dare. If so, I'll get my Dalhousie fix then.
See you guys at Drysdale???
And, there's still no short...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,078
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
You rotten WA people!! Are you deliberately...

You rotten WA people!! Are you deliberately trying to exclude the eastern folk from attending?
FFS, the last three Raids have been in WA. Crickey, even the OCR is in WA next year.
C'mon you guys,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,547,570
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
TT Bash Plate (with compartment)

Hasenwerk,
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> I tried one of those a few years back and got rid...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
"Oh, and the track into DQB was a piece of piss....

"Oh, and the track into DQB was a piece of piss. :evil"

It's all very for you young wippersnappers. You guys had a workable clutch on the way in and out. And, you hadn't broken your first fall...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Thanks for that guys. Looks like I'll have to...

Thanks for that guys. Looks like I'll have to take the long way down to Dooley Downs. You people scare the crap out of me when you start talking about a "fucking great ride... it'll keep you on...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
A question for the WA guys.

G'day Guys,
Next year, after the OCR, I'll be working my way south from Tom Price to Mt. Augustus. Is there a more direct usable road/track from Ashburton Downs to Dooley Downs? And if so, has...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,794
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
Boots

I'm surprised that nobody has suggested the old army trick of pissing in them, and then wearing 'em (preferably outside the house) 'til dry. It's got something to do with uric acid & and the tanning...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 31,996
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
2015 Raid

Farcall,
You're being a tad coy there mate.
Have you and the "Secret Black Hand Society" finally decided that Dalhousie would be the ideal location???
FFS, please don't say Steep Point.
GOB
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,547,570
Posted By grumpyoldbstrd
2005 Dakar Gearbox

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> G’day folks,
Anyone experienced a problem with a gearbox...
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