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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,055
Posted By glitch_oz
A HUGE thumbs-up for the MM 40l Duffel from...

A HUGE thumbs-up for the MM 40l Duffel from across the pond here.
Absolutely brilliant gear!!:clap
Will get a set of sidebags next after selling all the other accumulated hard+soft luggage...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 843,349
Posted By glitch_oz
Hit the nail on the head. For ruggedness and...

Hit the nail on the head.
For ruggedness and simplicity nothing, but nothing, beats the DR in that segment. If "making it home" is more important than "performance", there's no way around the DR.
...
Forum: OZ Vendors 05-04-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 757,574
Posted By glitch_oz
New Metzeler Tourance EXP 110/80/19 Front

Removed from brandnew bike (rolled 20m into garage/ workshop).

110/80/19 V-rated, suits 650+ 1000 V-Stroms and most other big 19" front- wheeled bikes.

Shop price around the $200...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,017
Views: 978,900
Posted By glitch_oz
The Bayles Annual, Victoria

Not that much ever happens at Bayles....

...but once a year, on the first Sunday in May,



the bikes come to town. :ear
Forum: Australia 05-01-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By glitch_oz
Every restaurant, pub, cafe etc over there has a...

Every restaurant, pub, cafe etc over there has a flatscreen and is hooked up to 40-130channel cable/ satellite.

http://www.espritsain.be/pages/en/restaurant.php

at Malmedy, ~ 150km east of...
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 682
Posted By glitch_oz
How's the Greenstone Station Rd. (south from...

How's the Greenstone Station Rd. (south from Kinloch) nowadays?
Last time I was there they were doing a heap of work on it...bit of a shame, but what a gorgeous place it is, slobber.
March next...
Forum: EMEA 04-30-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By glitch_oz
http://www.grossglockner.at/en/preise/ ...

http://www.grossglockner.at/en/preise/


Validity
http://www.grossglockner.at/en/hochalpenstrasse/motorrad/plus-fuer-motorradfahrer.htm
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 682
Posted By glitch_oz
Absolutely LOVE the South. Great memories of...

Absolutely LOVE the South.

Great memories of places and rides.
http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=798
(about 1/3 down the first post for the Southern Scenic, The Catlins and the...
Forum: Europe 04-27-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By glitch_oz
The best, the quickest, the most scenic, the...

The best, the quickest, the most scenic, the shortest, the etc etc??

Usually it's the same old, same old dreary AutoRoute to " get it over and done with ASAP".:deal
No big choice for a POM:1drink
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By glitch_oz
The one that ticks all the boxes despite NOT...

The one that ticks all the boxes despite NOT having a leather lining.
(NO bike-boot has nowadays!)
Protection- level a few notches above the popular Forma's, waterPROOF! and non-stink after 3 years...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 843,349
Posted By glitch_oz
Got the breather pod through the floor like most...

Got the breather pod through the floor like most others...AND the frame at the back of the door.
The frame needs to be modded/ cut down in any case to make room for the pool filter fabric, otherwise...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By glitch_oz
+1 Happy travels :clap

+1
Happy travels :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 843,349
Posted By glitch_oz
Hmmm...to compliment the PodMod it might be good...

Hmmm...to compliment the PodMod it might be good to mod the frame of the original filter and use an oiled pool sock or nylon stocking as a pre-filter.

Done it on 3 bikes over here, works sweet....
Forum: Australia 04-21-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,017
Views: 978,900
Posted By glitch_oz
Stairway To Heaven

Some of the Best...and some of the Worst of it all.
More (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5430)

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/15/BananaRama/Banana15_096.JPG
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By glitch_oz
http://www.golanproducts.com/filters.html#filters-...

http://www.golanproducts.com/filters.html#filters-mini

Might be a bit blingy for a Katoom :D, but re-usable/ cleanable S/S 10micron filters are a nice thing.

Got a couple of spares if you need...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 843,349
Posted By glitch_oz
Here's a thread of a new owner+ new bike, working...

Here's a thread of a new owner+ new bike, working through most/ all of the TR-issues over a period of 10 months.
Around 25 fixes in all, from sidestand switch to hydraulic brake light switch, Wuka...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By glitch_oz
Actually, you'll find that AUS bike insurers are...

Actually, you'll find that AUS bike insurers are exactly the same. It's next to impossible to insure a bike in Oz to be ridden by anyone with a non-Australian license. Been through that many a times....
Forum: Europe 04-15-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By glitch_oz
Can't help you with any of that....but sincerily...

Can't help you with any of that....but sincerily hope you've had some magic time spent in Budva, Skodr, and on Korcula (riding through the olive groves of Vela Luka, Potirna and Lumbarda) and the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9,555
Views: 3,833,617
Posted By glitch_oz
Fraser Island beaches, East Coast Australia,...

Fraser Island beaches, East Coast Australia, March 2015,
The ThinStrom™ Mk4


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/15/BananaRama/Banana15_059.JPG

...
Forum: EMEA 04-07-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By glitch_oz
Yo, lots. you'll find quite a few here (apart...

Yo, lots.
you'll find quite a few here (apart from those listed above).

http://www.austouring.com/forum/showpost.php?p=50061&postcount=149

and other threads, same forum.
Forum: Europe 04-07-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By glitch_oz
A very friendly, Bavarian based riding+travel...

A very friendly, Bavarian based riding+travel group...and some of them speak English rather well.
Say hello to Rudi for me :wink:
http://www.alpenbiker.eu/
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By glitch_oz
Total stretch 32km. Dirt from B to C on map...

Total stretch 32km.
Dirt from B to C on map (http://goo.gl/maps/OmxzQ) ~6.5km.

Double-lane asphalt from Shelly for ~9km to the twisties....then again from Guys Forest to Walwa.
I'm sure your...
Forum: EMEA 04-02-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 815
Posted By glitch_oz
If you had, this thread wouldn't exist :rofl ...

If you had, this thread wouldn't exist :rofl




That'll be it (software set to auto-delete after 12mths inactivity).

Endless "out-of-the-way" places/routes from the Slovenian Border Ridge...
Forum: EMEA 04-01-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 815
Posted By glitch_oz
Hi Michael There would be an easy couple of...

Hi Michael

There would be an easy couple of hundred roads/routes/places/etc or so in those 3 Tornanti-yarns and assorted other threads and posts on AusTouring and AlpineRoads. Most likely twice as...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By glitch_oz
Thank you, Sir! :wink:

Thank you, Sir! :wink:
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By glitch_oz
Road conditions Kingaham/Bella Crk Rds.

A last minute change-of-routes brought up the Kilcoy-Morgan to Borumba Dam option via Kingaham and Bella Creek/ Yabba Creek roads.


Hopefully some local can shed a bit of light on those.
Thanks!...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By glitch_oz
Make that the Mt. Skene Rd. across to Jamieson...

Make that the Mt. Skene Rd. across to Jamieson from Licola...then the Eldon- Jamieson Rd. and the Black/ Reefton Spur into Melbourne's East (there are better routes, but how much time you've got?)
...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By glitch_oz
Klim Traverse pants here. 2. set after the...

Klim Traverse pants here.

2. set after the first lot went for a major bum-surf in Tassie and the Goretex quit its fabulous job after 5 years of "doing-as-promised".:clap
(rest of the pants...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,578
Posted By glitch_oz
....for which it's a hop across the ditch to NZ...

....for which it's a hop across the ditch to NZ then :clap:D
A couple of cracker-roads around there, too , slobber
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 843,349
Posted By glitch_oz
Don't bother...for the few bux involved, knock...

Don't bother...for the few bux involved, knock some new ones in (and while at it, do the sprocket carrier as well).

It's the same amount of time involved....and maybe $25 all up in parts from any...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 843,349
Posted By glitch_oz
Yes, standard M10/1.25 both R/H threads. The...

Yes, standard M10/1.25 both R/H threads.

The WR being a Yammie, might use a L/H thread on the left side!!
There are converters/ adapters on Ebay.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 843,349
Posted By glitch_oz
Done!! Even before the bike was registered...

Done!! Even before the bike was registered :freaky

Is the spacer part #25 in this drawing?
Then the OEM part # is 2345814
http://www.ktm-parts.com/AOMC/product/2345814

or part #15 in this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 843,349
Posted By glitch_oz
Hey Dan The "Melbourne Collective" has been...

Hey Dan

The "Melbourne Collective" has been mainly going through Halls
http://www.halls-cycles.com/

Good guys...and on the ball.
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By glitch_oz
After fishing some leftover spring bits and other...

After fishing some leftover spring bits and other assorted "doohickey" debris out of a mate's 2004 model KLR, I didn't have an issue with spending a lousy $160 and a couple of hours to do the "fix"...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,017
Views: 978,900
Posted By glitch_oz
West Gippsland Ridge-Hopping...and beating Murphy

Another overnighter, this time close to home. Western Gippsland, just a bit "over there" from Phillip Island/ Vic.
500k's of ridges and valleys, alternating bits of gravel and single-lane twisties,...
Forum: EMEA 02-24-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,652
Posted By glitch_oz
Neither was I. Maybe flip past page 1 in the...

Neither was I.

Maybe flip past page 1 in the above link? :huh
Axenstein - Bonaduz - Bad Ragaz via the parallel backroads, all sealed (bar a few short stretches of smooth dirt), no...
Forum: EMEA 02-24-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,652
Posted By glitch_oz
About a weeks worth or two I could think of...

About a weeks worth or two I could think of offhand, but yeah...
http://www.alpineroads.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4265
Forum: Europe 02-23-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 35,656
Posted By glitch_oz
Hmmm....to me the TOURING / travel/ adventure and...

Hmmm....to me the TOURING / travel/ adventure and discovery part of a trip is way more important than creating a book of statistics about each pic or view.
If there'd be a RR where every single pic...
Forum: EMEA 02-18-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,652
Posted By glitch_oz
The 2 St. Bernards and Andermatt are your...

The 2 St. Bernards and Andermatt are your closest then.
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,420
Posted By glitch_oz
Saw the movie of that at the Bright Film Festival...

Saw the movie of that at the Bright Film Festival last weekend.
Absolutely stunning shots and editing !! (if waaay too long by all those side-by-side- riding shots).
Nice piece of story-telling,...
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