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Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate SWMBO bought me a new Nolan 104 for XMAS...

Mate SWMBO bought me a new Nolan 104 for XMAS just gone. Has the new B4 inbuilt coms system. Love it. Phone, GPS all match up and phone is clear at 100.

Most comfortable helmet I have owned!
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By Happy Snapper
Cut a rectangle of it with another rectangular...

Cut a rectangle of it with another rectangular hole in it and instant vignette for your lens when you shoot romantic wedding shots.

That was back when we used that film stuff!
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 853,286
Posted By Happy Snapper
A day in Northern New South Wales

Ozphotog (Ian) and myself had a day around Northern NSW. All tar but a great ride all the same.

http://snapshotsfrommark.blogspot.com.au/2014/04/bikes-magic-day-behind-bars-in-nsw.html
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,942
Posted By Happy Snapper
Wheredyagomate?

Wheredyagomate?
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22,737
Views: 4,016,364
Posted By Happy Snapper
Wow! That's a lot of dark suckers!

Wow! That's a lot of dark suckers!
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22,737
Views: 4,016,364
Posted By Happy Snapper
LED lights on crash bars

Hi inmates.. since berg Donks issue with the broken frame and headlight frame, I have decided to remove my 6 inch LED light bar from under the headlight.

I have ordered 2 smaller lights and am...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,815
Posted By Happy Snapper
One side of mine appears to be "thicker" than the...

One side of mine appears to be "thicker" than the other.

Perhaps I am going blind!
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,815
Posted By Happy Snapper
Hey Berg Donk.... The plastic bracket that...

Hey Berg Donk....

The plastic bracket that fits over the frame extension....

Does your have a "heavy duty" side to it... that is the RHS facing forwards is thicker than the left?
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,815
Posted By Happy Snapper
Well.. I am most interested in this. Have...

Well.. I am most interested in this.

Have removed my adjustable windscreen bracket and this evening will remove my 24 LED light bar. Get as much of the mass off the bracket as is possible.
...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 186,482
Posted By Happy Snapper
I you are like me, the more you ride it the more...

I you are like me, the more you ride it the more you'll love it. I didn't worry about the early oil change.. just left it until the first one in the book and had the dealer do it. Make sure they...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,815
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate... what is the latest with your fractured...

Mate... what is the latest with your fractured bracket?
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22,737
Views: 4,016,364
Posted By Happy Snapper
Headlight harness recall.

Down here in Oz I have not received a recall yet. However, being a qualified auto electrician I have checked mine and they are fine. Nice tight connection to the bulb/s so probably won't worry.

Or...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,815
Posted By Happy Snapper
Well.. if the break is not a result of faulty...

Well.. if the break is not a result of faulty welding (and it appears to have broken in the middle) then it appears logical that the break may be caused by "under engineering" of this part.
...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,815
Posted By Happy Snapper
Just been down in the shed with an LED endoscope...

Just been down in the shed with an LED endoscope thing and from viewing my metal bracket (what I can see of it) and the plastic, all seems well. And yes.. the metal bracket on the frame is offset to...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,815
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate I went and had a look at mine today. Apart...

Mate I went and had a look at mine today. Apart from all the OEM shit hanging off that bracket I have added adjustable windscreen bracket, gps mount and gps itself and.... a giant LED driving light....
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,815
Posted By Happy Snapper
Reckon it could be brittle from faulty welding at...

Reckon it could be brittle from faulty welding at the factory?
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 22,737
Views: 4,016,364
Posted By Happy Snapper
Wondering if the metal was brittle due to...

Wondering if the metal was brittle due to incorrect welding technique at the factory?

Might go and take off my 6 inch LED light until I know your outcome with Mr Yamaha.

Good luck!
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22,737
Views: 4,016,364
Posted By Happy Snapper
I love mine down here in Oz. ABS is not...

I love mine down here in Oz.

ABS is not switchable. If you hit rear brakes first, it unlinks the front and back but ABS still connected. There is a work around for that.. but try the bike first as...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,183
Posted By Happy Snapper
When you catch the bastard... drive a rusty stake...

When you catch the bastard... drive a rusty stake through his heart.... slowly. I'll supply the stake and the mallet!

Hell..... I'll even do it for you!
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate I do that run fairly often on my Super...

Mate I do that run fairly often on my Super Tenere. Basically a B road ..country back road. Can have loose grave after the council do work on it now and then. For me the biggest danger is the young...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 186,482
Posted By Happy Snapper
All models or VIN specific?

All models or VIN specific?
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 853,286
Posted By Happy Snapper
A weekend away in SEQ.

Not really a true ride report but a link to my blog where I talk about our 2 wheeled weekend.

http://snapshotsfrommark.blogspot.com.au/2014/03/bikes-another-happy-weekend-behind-bars.html
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By Happy Snapper
I have these too! Take the inside cover off the...

I have these too! Take the inside cover off the lock and you will see an "indent" that stops the key moving around. When the key lock sticks... it is this indent thing. I stuffed around with mine and...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 186,482
Posted By Happy Snapper
Glad to hear you are OK! Also good to hear...

Glad to hear you are OK!

Also good to hear the alt rider bars held up.... I have those too on my S10

Sorry to hear about the write off!
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By Happy Snapper
Goosefeather to the Batphone!

Goosefeather to the Batphone!
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 186,482
Posted By Happy Snapper
I see! Thanks!

I see! Thanks!
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 186,482
Posted By Happy Snapper
Sorry to be dumb.. SMIDSY?

Sorry to be dumb.. SMIDSY?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-15-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Happy Snapper
Well done Gosefeather!

Well done Gosefeather!
Forum: Australia 02-14-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Happy Snapper
Want to see a ride report mate :-)

Want to see a ride report mate :-)
Forum: Australia 02-14-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate I would take you for a ride tomorrow but my...

Mate I would take you for a ride tomorrow but my day is booked out. A great ride (even though it is all tar) is Brisbane-Mt Gloroius-Somerset-Kilcoy-Brisbane ! Magic combination of hills, curves and...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By Happy Snapper
Proof of registration is not proof of ownership!

Proof of registration is not proof of ownership!
Forum: Australia 02-11-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 26,811
Posted By Happy Snapper
Mate gave up in 1981 for 3 years then started...

Mate gave up in 1981 for 3 years then started again off and on for 3 years and then gave them awY.

Learned to say "No thanks, I don't smoke" when offered a Fag rather than "No thanks, giving up!"...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,585
Posted By Happy Snapper
And I bet you said… "Gees, I wish I hadn't of...

And I bet you said… "Gees, I wish I hadn't of done that!"
Forum: Australia 02-08-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,585
Posted By Happy Snapper
Back in 1971 a mob I knew were installing AC...

Back in 1971 a mob I knew were installing AC units in XJ6 Jags. One of the units they used was boot mounted so you had a small fridge, and the cold air shot out of two fog horn type vents from the...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,585
Posted By Happy Snapper
After my first break from bikes.. I came back hot...

After my first break from bikes.. I came back hot and strong with a used DT250C in 1981.

Needed brake linings and sprockets / chain.

Went to the dealer on Saturday AM and bought the lot!

And...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,627
Posted By Happy Snapper
Like an old harley rider I know.. Motor Bill...

Like an old harley rider I know.. Motor Bill Windsor always said…


"If its got wheels or tits; sooner or later its going to give you trouble"
Forum: Australia 02-03-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,086
Posted By Happy Snapper
If you want to take a trailer... take one. ...

If you want to take a trailer... take one.

To each his own!

Some guys take nothing and get up each morning and just have a dingo's breakfast while others like a cooked breakfast.

For those...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16,711
Views: 2,029,132
Posted By Happy Snapper
Funny you should write about that. i just...

Funny you should write about that. i just mentioned them on my blog the other day!

http://snapshotsfrommark.blogspot.com.au/2014/01/life-i-amazed-how-thought-can-lead-to.html?spref=fb

Sorry to...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 482,033
Posted By Happy Snapper
Amazing youtube.

Some bikes!

All awesome though.

http://www.youtube.com/embed/hUj65M4T1cg?feature=player_embedded

Mods.. put it where i should be...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,603
Posted By Happy Snapper
I used to wear my leat over my jacket. On one of...

I used to wear my leat over my jacket. On one of my jackets the tail neatly slots into the slot for the hydration bladder.

(Don't use it... Rather stop and have a drink)

While I think the leat...
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