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Forum: Australia Today, 01:44 AM
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Posted By prestonpaul
Day trip to Big Red I think, still at Birdsville...

Day trip to Big Red I think, still at Birdsville tonight.
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 10:29 PM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
I think they've had a few long days so the...

I think they've had a few long days so the probably deserve it :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 08:27 PM
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Posted By prestonpaul
Looks like the boys have made Birdsville :clap

Looks like the boys have made Birdsville :clap
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 11:05 PM
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Posted By prestonpaul
I'll probably be up for that, heading to a Ural...

I'll probably be up for that, heading to a Ural get together in the Flinders the following weekend so may just leave a week early and take my time wandering across from Blackwood :evil
Forum: Australia 08-17-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Have a great ride Gents, stay safe. I'll keep an...

Have a great ride Gents, stay safe. I'll keep an eye in your spot trackers & look forward to hearing all about it. :clap
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,211
Posted By prestonpaul
I was thinking exactly the same thing, we need to...

I was thinking exactly the same thing, we need to do somthing in Milparinka, nice spot, good pub. :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4,604
Views: 434,718
Posted By prestonpaul
Its a clear over base finish, orange base coat...

Its a clear over base finish, orange base coat with the metallic flake in the clear so I don't know how much luck you'll have getting something close in a rattle can :cry
The dealer chipped the...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 04:57 AM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2484...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24843805&postcount=632
:eek1
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4,604
Views: 434,718
Posted By prestonpaul
No problems in my experience but then I don't...

No problems in my experience but then I don't push hard either. They all wear very well though.
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,604
Views: 434,718
Posted By prestonpaul
Mitas E07...

Mitas E07 (http://www.motorcycletyres.net.au/tyres/safari/index.html), or if that's too road like have a look at the E09 Dakar. The E09 fronts are nothing special so go an E09 rear with a Pirelli...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 01:43 AM
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Views: 60,810
Posted By prestonpaul
Yeah, me too :lol3

Yeah, me too :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 01:33 AM
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Views: 127,528
Posted By prestonpaul
Yesterday afternoon, older black Triumph Tiger on...

Yesterday afternoon, older black Triumph Tiger on Kennedys Creek Road, south west Victoria. Anyone?
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 17,854
Posted By prestonpaul
Depends on how steep the hills are and how strong...

Depends on how steep the hills are and how strong the headwind is I'd bet :lol3 80 to 90 is good for me, 100+ is achievable but not much more and to me it sounds like it's working too hard. In my...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 10:21 PM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Cheers. I'm going to keep moving forward with...

Cheers.
I'm going to keep moving forward with prep just in case something changes but I'd be looking for alternative wine transportation arrangements :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 09:20 PM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Well, that was short lived. I've been short...

Well, that was short lived. I've been short listed for the job & interviews start on the 18th. Take plenty of photos for those of us stuck at home :D
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 445,431
Posted By prestonpaul
And another ........ ...

And another ........
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/lower-portland/motorcycles/honda-africa-twin/1050513086
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 06:29 AM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
+1 Very comprehensive :clap

+1
Very comprehensive :clap
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 08:34 PM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
I reckon I could carry a dozen bottles and a camp...

I reckon I could carry a dozen bottles and a camp oven if it's well wrapped so the rattling doesn't drive me insane.
I'm waiting to hear back for a job I've applied for, did a phone interview last...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 06:19 PM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Hmmm, hadn't thought of that, depends on where...

Hmmm, hadn't thought of that, depends on where you are going and if you want to spend the whole trip waiting for me I guess :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 05:36 PM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
My map says Aire Valley Road but the sign post...

My map says Aire Valley Road but the sign post says Binns Rd. Either way it's about 1km past Beach Forest on the right (coming from the west) on the Beach Forest - Mount Sabine Road.
Well worth the...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 05:20 PM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Sorely tempted but I think I would struggle to be...

Sorely tempted but I think I would struggle to be ready in time. The KTM is due for some major work (water pump seals, cam follower bearings & probably wheel bearings as well) and I wouldn't feel...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Shucks :shog

Shucks :shog
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 03:05 AM
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Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Sounds good :D,

Sounds good :D,
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 17,854
Posted By prestonpaul
Fingers crossed for a tail wind :lol3

Fingers crossed for a tail wind :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 60,810
Posted By prestonpaul
Bugger! Take it easy & get well soon.

Bugger!
Take it easy & get well soon.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
No problem at all, if we can find a quiet spot...

No problem at all, if we can find a quiet spot somwhere you can take it for a spin as well.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Green Triangle Region riders

Looks like you were out our neck of the woods.
We were out riding today as well. Lunch at Lavers hill then a visit to the Californian red woods
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/03/zugesajy.jpg
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Forum: Trip Planning 07-20-2014, 05:12 PM
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Views: 538,648
Posted By prestonpaul
We live in Kennedys Creek, Victoria, Australia,...

We live in Kennedys Creek, Victoria, Australia, which is on the western edge of the Great Otway National Park and about half an hour inland from the western end of the Great Ocean Road.
Things are...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 17,854
Posted By prestonpaul
First off, enjoy the day, I am sure you will have...

First off, enjoy the day, I am sure you will have a blast.:D
As far as major issues, they have come a very long way as far as quality control and quality of components is concerned (by all accounts...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 217,153
Posted By prestonpaul
Fair point, I've used mine for pushing up...

Fair point, I've used mine for pushing up relays, tightening terminals and the like in lifts, mostly 110dc & 240ac with no dramas but nothing like what your doing. I was a bit dubious when I bought...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 217,153
Posted By prestonpaul
As a sparky I can tell you that the screwdrivers...

As a sparky I can tell you that the screwdrivers are actually pretty good. I've paid a lot more for not much better in the past, and if you do loose or break one it doesn't hurt anywhere near as much...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
:clap

:clap
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Yup, I remember, I was managing ok but definitely...

Yup, I remember, I was managing ok but definitely not enjoying it. I need to get to the point where I am comfortable with that sort of thing :D
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Seems to be a thing with Katos, they must have...

Seems to be a thing with Katos, they must have got a good deal on some dodgy o-rings at some point. Get a couple to fit the clutch slave while your at it and have a look at the parts book to see if...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Going with the grain instead of against it :rofl

Going with the grain instead of against it :rofl
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Easy to medium to start with I think, work on it...

Easy to medium to start with I think, work on it from there. Haven't done much riding the last 12 months due to work & moving and stuff. Riding a 640 Adventure, pig with a pedigree? :lol3
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
I'd be up for that, need to work on my sand mojo...

I'd be up for that, need to work on my sand mojo as I'm planning a Simpson ride next year.
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,604
Views: 434,718
Posted By prestonpaul
The intermittent miss could be the spark plug...

The intermittent miss could be the spark plug cap. I've had it happen exactly as you described and a new cap fixed the problem. Fairly common fault I believe.
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
How hard is it to get to the rear rocker cover to...

How hard is it to get to the rear rocker cover to pull it off and torque everything down? Probly won't stop the leak but may slow it down enough to be a non issue.
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 197,127
Posted By prestonpaul
Congrats Pops!

Congrats Pops!
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