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Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,215
Posted By OzAnt
Thanks A for a great ride report. Great to see...

Thanks A for a great ride report.
Great to see your comments on the changes to the CSR. I did it in 1983 in 4x4 and noted the same changes, track surface and the traffic. They had just finished...
Forum: Australia 05-19-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,995
Posted By OzAnt
Personally I would not use a mesh jacket on the...

Personally I would not use a mesh jacket on the CSR as it would be prone to catching on the whippy sticks etc.
A fully suit or jacket and good protective pants is best with amour in or underneath....
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,995
Posted By OzAnt
Plan some rest days, well 33 and Durba springs...

Plan some rest days, well 33 and Durba springs are best, other options Braden pool and Georgia bore. However the longer you stay out there the more food you need to carry.
Go through your tool kit,...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,995
Posted By OzAnt
When I did the CSR the Andy Strapz bag actually...

When I did the CSR the Andy Strapz bag actually wore out on the seam that hit the slappy sticks all the time so need to watch that and turn the bags.
Between 33 and Georgia bore big dunes south of...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 35,962
Posted By OzAnt
Hi GOB, Can you put me down for 20 Liters of...

Hi GOB,
Can you put me down for 20 Liters of Fuel at DQB please.
Cheers Anthony
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10,839
Views: 1,514,363
Posted By OzAnt
Captin115, Have you looked at your head closely...

Captin115,
Have you looked at your head closely for interferance with piston / valves.
Dropped valve guide or something.
I had mine start a ticking noise.
When it was torn down it was obvious it...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,031
Posted By OzAnt
I think Mike spent most of his time on the PEGS...

I think Mike spent most of his time on the PEGS not the saddle and little bit of time in the bushes or on the ground under his bike!!! :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,031
Posted By OzAnt
Well 33, Kunawarrajit, is a very nice place these...

Well 33, Kunawarrajit, is a very nice place these days as remote communities go. Very good store for a remote community, accommodation is very clean and well kept while being basic. Diesel and Opal...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,031
Posted By OzAnt
Most of the traffic was good in working out...

Most of the traffic was good in working out passing and who was best to get off the track to pass. However there are a few that really drive to fast for the conditions and make it dangerous...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,031
Posted By OzAnt
A Big Thank You

Thank you to the best group of friends to ride the Canning Stock Route with,
Mike, the moral police, official photographer and ride reporter, master of the A game, graduated with a Masters
JP,...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
Yes my left bag was unzip top to bottom on the...

Yes my left bag was unzip top to bottom on the front seam and the big closing strap had come away from the bag as well so the slappy sticks do take there toll, but thats part of the experince.
The...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
To many if you concentrate on them Some if you...

To many if you concentrate on them
Some if you think about them
Or you just ride and deal with them

:D
Forum: Australia 07-23-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
It will be gret to see Dennis safely out of the...

It will be gret to see Dennis safely out of the dune country tomorrow, it has been a great effort.
Well done to Colin and Howard also, they are living it up on the Riverbank near Muccan tonight
Forum: Australia 07-20-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
Update looks like one of them ran out of fuel...

Update
looks like one of them ran out of fuel as it looks like Howard got to Billuna and then headed back out down the CSR and now has returned to Billuna, not far but when you are out of fuel you...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
Howard and Colin in Billuna now. Just before...

Howard and Colin in Billuna now.
Just before the store closes for lunch so should be out to Halls Creek shortly
Den still at Kunawartiji, must have got in late and camped at 33 and gone back this...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
The doctor only did the xray to confirm no broken...

The doctor only did the xray to confirm no broken or fractured bones and then I went to my trusty alternative therapies provider
The Kinesiologyist did the magic work of fixing the dislocation of a...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
Hill Billy and Den covered a bit of ground today....

Hill Billy and Den covered a bit of ground today.
Den spent about and hour at the fuel dump though
Just got keep working away at it slowly to get to the end.
I visited the medical experts today...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
Den is heading back to the CSR, left Cotton Creek...

Den is heading back to the CSR, left Cotton Creek about 9.30 so hope all is good.
Hill Billy is on the move through the sand dunes again north of 34
Forum: Australia 07-17-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
They have made Kunawartiji so have made good time...

They have made Kunawartiji so have made good time this morning.
Restock and fuel and head out agin with heavy bikes.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
Looks Like Cotton Creek for Den at this time. ...

Looks Like Cotton Creek for Den at this time.
Hope he can get back on the CSR.
He has been travelling a lot slower than Hilly Billy since they split
Forum: Australia 07-17-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,318
Posted By OzAnt
Not good, wait to see if he goes to Cotton Creek...

Not good, wait to see if he goes to Cotton Creek or keeps heading west toward Newman on the Talawana Track
They had been making good progress.
Hill Billy has a few big dunes in front of him between...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 43,421
Posted By OzAnt
Not happy with pills Not happy without pills ...

Not happy with pills
Not happy without pills
Toughen up Princess
Enjoy the ride
:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,101
Posted By OzAnt
Good one Steve, fantastic trip and given the wet...

Good one Steve, fantastic trip and given the wet season and rains you did well to cover the country.
Forum: Australia 07-23-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 35,962
Posted By OzAnt
They all learn form each other!!! (insur co) If...

They all learn form each other!!! (insur co)
If it works for one then it will work for them all.
They seem to think cos we get knocked out when somthing happens we are fair game to have ago at as...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 43,421
Posted By OzAnt
DR 2013 is a meeting point

Hi all,
The DR 2013 is a meeting point for like mined people who like to travel to remote locations and organise thier own affairs and are responsible for undertakeing the trip themselves.

For...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 43,421
Posted By OzAnt
The Princess gets to go to Neale Junction Part 2

I had asked little brother to come to NJ as a back up crew back in 2010, he carried 200lt of emergency fuel and water, spares and tools and could recover a bike if needed also.
This came in handy as...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 43,421
Posted By OzAnt
The Princess gets to go to Neale Junction

The princess got her name from OzBen on a trip to Tassie last year, as she was tempremental. She is a Honda XR600R 1997
Ride report on Tasmania...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 35,962
Posted By OzAnt
They dont get much better than this

This will be a gem of a ride to a remote location.
The princess is planning her ball gown already.
Given her performance on the Neale Junction trip she will be in fine form.
See you there!
Forum: Australia 03-24-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 43,421
Posted By OzAnt
Pissed Well no JOY SUCKERS or LEGAL PEDDLER is killing...

Well no JOY SUCKERS or LEGAL PEDDLER is killing my ride in the desert. http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/Pissed.gif
I am in with the Princess after she's had open heart surgery. :D
Little...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,525
Posted By OzAnt
From the boy's in Hospital Ben getting the low...

From the boy's in Hospital
Ben getting the low down on the doctor!!!
Or is the doctor getting the low on Ben???...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10,839
Views: 1,514,363
Posted By OzAnt
If you go backto post #991 you will see I have...

If you go backto post #991 you will see I have provided details of racking system combination.
I think it will also link you through to the ride report of a 10,500km trip across Australia using the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,734
Posted By OzAnt
It is Quarantine between states. It is to...

It is Quarantine between states.
It is to prevent the spread of weed seeds, plant disease and fungus and unwanted animals etc.
Due to the very dry band of country in the center of Australia from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10,839
Views: 1,514,363
Posted By OzAnt
Try these, The rear carry rack and the engine...

Try these,
The rear carry rack and the engine protection plate come from WHIPPS engineering.

http://www.whipps.com.au/Motorcycle_Accessories.html

If you go back one page on the post you will...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10,839
Views: 1,514,363
Posted By OzAnt
Original Factory in Australia is 15-39 and its...

Original Factory in Australia is 15-39 and its very tall so headwinds and hills slow you down alot or you dont use 5 gear, will however do over 170kmh.
When I purchased her 15-48 and not bad but...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,734
Posted By OzAnt
Looks like she is ready for the Ball! Nice...

Looks like she is ready for the Ball!
Nice work, you are going to have fun on that bike.
:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10,839
Views: 1,514,363
Posted By OzAnt
XR600R configured for OutBack Riding in Australia...

XR600R configured for OutBack Riding in Australia

<HR style="COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->XR600R 1997 The Princess.
When I purchased her she had,
Renthal Bar...
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,488
Posted By OzAnt
From a ride report on a recent 10500km trip in...

From a ride report on a recent 10500km trip in Australia.
This was new sprokets and chain.
I was carrying two spare masterlinks or more during the trip.
The only thing I have not cheked is the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10,839
Views: 1,514,363
Posted By OzAnt
Well you are in luck as MOTO-Sport Panniers are...

Well you are in luck as MOTO-Sport Panniers are in Colorado USA

http://www.moto-sportpanniers.com/

Check out the Braket section for the frames
http://www.mspanniers.com/brackets.htm

I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,734
Posted By OzAnt
No excuse. Shouldnt take to long to do a fork...

No excuse.
Shouldnt take to long to do a fork rebuild on the XR.
The princes got a whole new frame and front end in a weekend.
Thats the beauty of the XR, nothing much to fix and what there is...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 356,888
Posted By OzAnt
Adventure suit alternative BMW Atlantis 4

Just completed 21day 10500KM trip across Australia to ride in Tasmania and return.
Ben used BMW rally pro and was always working out if he needed to put the liner in or not.
I recently brought a...
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