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Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,973
Posted By Auntie_BB
Not that I was buying a new bike, but I had a...

Not that I was buying a new bike, but I had a similar experience to Russ - I was completely ignored in the BMW sales section. Ended up chatting to the HD salesman instead while waiting and waiting...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 24,925
Posted By Auntie_BB
Truckasaurus - 'cause she's a big ol' heavy...

Truckasaurus - 'cause she's a big ol' heavy beastie that eats cars

http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/simpsons/images/8/89/Truck-o-Saurus.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20140920162736
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,313
Posted By Auntie_BB
gnarly dirt? nah, it's brown tar

gnarly dirt? nah, it's brown tar
Forum: OZ Vendors 12-07-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,445
Posted By Auntie_BB
Ryan, I just wanted to says thanks for the 550...

Ryan, I just wanted to says thanks for the 550 and associated cradles & hardware I bought from you last week. It was well packaged & all exactly as you described. Many thanks too for loading in one...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,356
Posted By Auntie_BB
damn it, this thread has made me relive some...

damn it, this thread has made me relive some memories that I thought were behind me.
I've encountered quite a few bike accidents where I've averted my eyes from the carnage as I've ridden slowly...
Forum: OZ Vendors 11-26-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,445
Posted By Auntie_BB
I think that 550 has my name on it. PM sent.

I think that 550 has my name on it. PM sent.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,585
Posted By Auntie_BB
Now THAT is impressive. I've become quite good at...

Now THAT is impressive. I've become quite good at scraping my toes & pegs on the GS, but that is something else.
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,847
Views: 334,214
Posted By Auntie_BB
how about something completely different? ...

how about something completely different?
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y64/AuntieBB/tdmandklr_zps1fc5f19b.jpg
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,585
Posted By Auntie_BB
Sorry, I was <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

Sorry, I was <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->monopolising Russ’s time last night <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 594,956
Posted By Auntie_BB
Damn it! I checked back 2 pages for any mention...

Damn it! I checked back 2 pages for any mention of Maddo - didn't think to click on a snowboard link.
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 594,956
Posted By Auntie_BB
A jump for the record books, Robbie “Maddo”...

A jump for the record books, Robbie “Maddo” Maddison at his best with a new record off a ski jump. (sorry if it's 205)
** Jump to 2:00 for the best bit
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwaJwaTyOB4
...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,961
Posted By Auntie_BB
Yep, and one of the reasons why I went to Sepang...

Yep, and one of the reasons why I went to Sepang a couple of years ago instead. Besides, it actually worked out cheaper to go to KL for 4 days than to ride my own bike to PI.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Auntie_BB
I was running the big ol' style GIVI's on my GS...

I was running the big ol' style GIVI's on my GS on a recent trip down to Tassie over Easter. I had a AndyStrapz wrapped around each case as the locks were a bit loose.
...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,475,836
Posted By Auntie_BB
Q. Anyone know where I can buy a new BMW helmet...

Q. Anyone know where I can buy a new BMW helmet in Sydney. I'm after either a flip-top Systems or an open-faced 'Air-Flow'. cheers

Thanks Russ - I wonder why they don't show them on their...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,475,836
Posted By Auntie_BB
Q. Anyone know where I can buy a new BMW helmet...

Q. Anyone know where I can buy a new BMW helmet in Sydney. I'm after either a flip-top Systems or an open-faced 'Air-Flow'. cheers
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 146,718
Posted By Auntie_BB
Nicely set-up Super Ten spotted outside Epping...

Nicely set-up Super Ten spotted outside Epping (NSW) Post Office at noon today
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,253
Posted By Auntie_BB
nice find Pablo just wish they'd gone for at...

nice find Pablo

just wish they'd gone for at least a 19" front <sigh>
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,709
Posted By Auntie_BB
define ADV bike ...

define ADV bike

http://media.fakeposters.com/results/2012/11/19/3z04lmz88v.jpg
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By Auntie_BB
?? I've run Tourances on my TDM850, wee-Strom...

??
I've run Tourances on my TDM850, wee-Strom and now the 1200GS. They're a good tyre for my needs - 90% tar, 10% gravel roads. They last about 7,000-8,000km.
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 517,571
Posted By Auntie_BB
ppffftt! tell 'im he's dreamin' that's not a...

ppffftt! tell 'im he's dreamin'
that's not a '99, not with those colours, and it's only worth $1500, $2000 max.
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,761
Posted By Auntie_BB
+1 I've done 2 big trips (about 10,000km) with...

+1
I've done 2 big trips (about 10,000km) with my sister as pillion in the last 6 months.
Plan on stopping every 100km, even if it's just for 5 minutes. Pack light. Do a load of washing every 3rd...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,475,836
Posted By Auntie_BB
artistic crema? ...

artistic crema?
http://www.demilked.com/magazine/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/3d-latte-art-by-kazuki-yamamoto-part-2-thumb640.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,982
Posted By Auntie_BB
Hmm.. I do remember Doc 'flying' on to the stage...

Hmm.. I do remember Doc 'flying' on to the stage with one of those special stage harnesses. As to the rest of the lineup, sorry, lost in the sands of time. Dragon? Mondo Rock? Hoodoo Gurus? Sunny...
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,982
Posted By Auntie_BB
I remember seeing The Angels as part of the '5...

I remember seeing The Angels as part of the '5 Bands for 5 Bucks' lineup when the Syd Ent Cent first opened. As a naive 15yo I was shocked to see Doc smoking on stage. And now as a naive 46yo I've...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,956
Posted By Auntie_BB
Hi oodeano, you cheeky bugger you :wave I have...

Hi oodeano, you cheeky bugger you :wave I have not yet had the pleasure(?) of having to pick up the GS. Came close once or twice in Tassie over Easter when my sister nearly pulled us over when...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,956
Posted By Auntie_BB
you wash your mouth out young man! lumbering...

you wash your mouth out young man! lumbering behemoth indeed!
my GS is a truckasaurus

:D
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,956
Posted By Auntie_BB
sounds perfect for a 1200GS :D well, that's...

sounds perfect for a 1200GS :D
well, that's what this girlie would take :sweeti

only kidding - take 3 x DR's - they're light, have a low seat height, can carry loads and can be fixed with...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,937
Posted By Auntie_BB
many (many) moons ago I had a heart-stopping...

many (many) moons ago I had a heart-stopping moment on the expressway when a poorly installed plug in the front tyre of a borrowed RZ250 decided to fall out. I think the tyre went from fully inflated...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,257
Posted By Auntie_BB
Australian Electric Superbikes - airing on TVS...

Australian Electric Superbikes - airing on TVS (Channel 44, Sydney)

<table class="table" cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td class="label" valign="top">Schedule Date/s</td> <td>...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 36,401
Posted By Auntie_BB
YAY! Lovely to hear that things are going so...

YAY! Lovely to hear that things are going so well, and I hope to see you out on the road soon.
Big hugs, Carolyn
Forum: Australia 05-21-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,475,836
Posted By Auntie_BB
Please enter your new password: "cabbage" ...

Please enter your new password:
"cabbage"
Sorry, the password must be more than 8 characters.
"boiled cabbage"
Sorry, the password must contain 1 numerical character.
"1 boiled cabbage"
Sorry,...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 56,902
Posted By Auntie_BB
quick! - someone hide this thread from ATGreg -...

quick! - someone hide this thread from ATGreg - although, I think he's quite happy with the XTZ now
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,318
Posted By Auntie_BB
I find that earplugs get pretty manky after a...

I find that earplugs get pretty manky after a days' use - not so much from ear wax, but from being constantly rolled up and compressed with dirty/sweaty hands. They also lose their effectiveness...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,484
Posted By Auntie_BB
And try & keep walking around to a minimum whist...

And try & keep walking around to a minimum whist wearing your over-pants. I reckon the friction & subsequent stretching & wear on the seams caused by walking is the major contributing factor to wet...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,675
Posted By Auntie_BB
If he's anything like me then he's either lost or...

If he's anything like me then he's either lost or broken his mobile and hasn't yet gotten around to replacing it.
Or maybe he left it at the mistress's place? :wink:
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,367
Posted By Auntie_BB
Where can I find a husband like Nev that'll buy...

Where can I find a husband like Nev that'll buy me interesting bikes?
It's just not fair :cry

Hey, future husband type person - I'll have a Gilera CX125 and a Yamaha XJ650 Turbo for starters,...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,719
Posted By Auntie_BB
My bike! My beloved baby bike! What's she doing...

My bike! My beloved baby bike! What's she doing on a trailer?

Was that part of the Flinder's trip that Russ still r<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> ...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,719
Posted By Auntie_BB
Danger - wide load

Well, seeing as this is the view that Nev had, we'll have to assume it's my big arse GS that does it for Nev, and not my sister's teeny tiny butt.
...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,719
Posted By Auntie_BB
Actually, Nev is a real gentleman. He's followed...

Actually, Nev is a real gentleman. He's followed in my wheel tracks for many, many km and has never once shown an inclination to want to overtake.
Hey! Wait a minute - my sister was pillion on my...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,475,836
Posted By Auntie_BB
did someone say hairy beaver? ...

did someone say hairy beaver?

http://authorjim.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/woodchuck34.jpg?w=353&h=216

oops, my mistake - it's a woodchuck
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