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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:13 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
http://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/OutbackRoads:eek1 ...

http://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/OutbackRoads:eek1

That's thrown a spanner in the works!

Still got 10 days but it may be time to think about 'Plan C'
Forum: Australia 05-27-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 171,512
Posted By dirt_bloke
:roflThanks for the compliment young fellow! ...

:roflThanks for the compliment young fellow!



Yes, I occasionally get caught using the American spelling instead of the English (color vs colour etc), I'll sit in the naughty corner for a...
Forum: Australia 05-19-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 23,320
Posted By dirt_bloke
SNAP! From my ride to the Island in 2012! ...

SNAP!

From my ride to the Island in 2012!

http://people.aapt.net.au/~groovin/Philip_Island_2012/Bike209.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 171,512
Posted By dirt_bloke
A short video I knocked up this morning :D ...

A short video I knocked up this morning :D



<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/W5CtV5IgGYo" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 201,270
Posted By dirt_bloke
Noooooooo! Nothing is sacred! Nice report by...

Noooooooo! Nothing is sacred!

Nice report by the way!
Forum: Australia 05-16-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
Geez, Kipo has his own Helicopter. Flash bastard!...

Geez, Kipo has his own Helicopter. Flash bastard!

Good luck getting to the start line Nath!

Keep to together Canoli, don't break anything this year.

Only one swing at work to go..:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 824,499
Posted By dirt_bloke
Went for a 160km loop today, from Tiaro (Eastern...

Went for a 160km loop today, from Tiaro (Eastern Queensland, Australia). A bit of shake down for my desert crossing trip to the Finke (http://finkedesertrace.com.au/) at the start of next month.
...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 171,512
Posted By dirt_bloke
Make sure you post up some of your adventures in...

Make sure you post up some of your adventures in Japan Pete.

As for all you "Johnny come lately's" with your XCx's and flash suspension, the 2011 non-ABS still rocks.
...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,814
Posted By dirt_bloke
Love your work Dave, Got back in time to pick...

Love your work Dave,
Got back in time to pick the Kids up from school and take them to training.
Just a dodgy plug connection on the Starcom1 unit, all good now.

Good shake down for the bike and...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,814
Posted By dirt_bloke
Just getting stuff together, leaving in half an...

Just getting stuff together, leaving in half an hour

Pete
Forum: Australia 05-13-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
G'day Noel, We're looking at getting away on...

G'day Noel,
We're looking at getting away on Monday, after the bikes start.
However, things may change once we're out there.
Hope to catch up and chew the fat over a few beers, the Ghan track...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,814
Posted By dirt_bloke
I can bring the Desert Fox 5ltr bladder, you can...

I can bring the Desert Fox 5ltr bladder, you can be first to use it!
Forum: Australia 05-12-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
Good point Guy, we could end up getting drunk...

Good point Guy, we could end up getting drunk with total strangers..:freaky
Forum: Australia 05-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
No worries, you blokes shouldn't be that hard to...

No worries, you blokes shouldn't be that hard to find. We'll work it out.

Back to the shed!

Pete
Forum: Australia 05-11-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
I'll phone you on that one. Anyway got some...

I'll phone you on that one.

Anyway got some shed time:clap

Made up the bracket for the Adventure Panniers, the pipe creates a lot of heat, so I made a heat shield out of 2mm stainless:
...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,814
Posted By dirt_bloke
Good stuff Dave! I'll be there with the Tiger.:D

Good stuff Dave!
I'll be there with the Tiger.:D
Forum: Australia 05-10-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By dirt_bloke
Dave, answer your phone!

Dave,
answer your phone!
Forum: Australia 05-07-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 171,512
Posted By dirt_bloke
Come on over Kipo, you know you want to. All...

Come on over Kipo, you know you want to.

All those extra pony's.

The seductive smooth linear power delivery

The nubile young wenches that throw themselves at the feet of the XC riders.
...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By dirt_bloke
PM sent (sending)

PM sent (sending)
Forum: Australia 05-06-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 171,512
Posted By dirt_bloke
Good to hear. So, which way did you go? How...

Good to hear.

So, which way did you go? How did the bikes compare? What colour milk crate was on the KLR?

Where are the pictures?

As I'll be out there next month, what was the fuel price at...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By dirt_bloke
Thanks for that Clancy, He was truly a great...

Thanks for that Clancy,
He was truly a great racer of his day.

Ride on.
Forum: Australia 04-30-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
Shits me! Thanks for that. Kipo,...

Shits me!

Thanks for that.



Kipo, Does Big Al have a UHF in the ute? What side of the track do you park, East or West?

We could get in on Sat arvo or Sunday Morning.
Forum: Australia 04-29-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
Is there mobile phone coverage at Finke? ...

Is there mobile phone coverage at Finke?


Sent from the phone thingy.
Forum: Australia 04-26-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 171,512
Posted By dirt_bloke
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=101281...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012818

:D
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 171,512
Posted By dirt_bloke
Hmm, I was having a bit of a play on TuneECU the...

Hmm, I was having a bit of a play on TuneECU the other day, it seems there are different maps, or different variations of mapping for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Do you notice any performance issues through...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 171,512
Posted By dirt_bloke
Not mine, when it first came up for sale I was...

Not mine, when it first came up for sale I was going to look at it, but got on to a better deal.
Interesting history on that bike. Inmate 'mymojoe' maybe able to tell you about that one!
Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 171,512
Posted By dirt_bloke
PBee, check your PM's Sent from the phone...

PBee, check your PM's


Sent from the phone thingy.
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
Does Big Al take pre-orders to transport alcohol...

Does Big Al take pre-orders to transport alcohol to Finke?
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
G'day Dan, What competition numbers have your...

G'day Dan,
What competition numbers have your riders got? I'll try and track you down out there.



How's the leg coming along Dan?
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,560
Posted By dirt_bloke
Things are getting close now. How's everybody's...

Things are getting close now.
How's everybody's preparation going?

We've had to cut our trip short, so the southern Flinders and Quorn visit is out, (I was really looking forward to a Schnitzel)....
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3,521
Views: 528,051
Posted By dirt_bloke
By Jove, a new pirate joke

Lionel rocks! In a weird mellow sort of way



Sent from the phone thingy.
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,026
Posted By dirt_bloke
$99 pick up from my local bike shop. Hope it...

$99 pick up from my local bike shop.
Hope it goes to keeping them in business and employing a local.

Thanks for spotting the bladder Dave, it's just what I was looking for.
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,026
Posted By dirt_bloke
What hell are you going to do with it? You're all...

What hell are you going to do with it? You're all banged up!!!!




J/ k mate! It will go good on you new Triumph Tiger! ;)


Sent from the phone thingy.
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,026
Posted By dirt_bloke
Me to! 1 Aussie is about 9.34 Rand, they are...

Me to!
1 Aussie is about 9.34 Rand, they are advertised for R 650, works out to $ 69 plus postage.


Sent from the phone thingy.
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,726
Posted By dirt_bloke
Bugger Matt. Missed this, I've been really...

Bugger Matt.

Missed this, I've been really busy and not on here at all for a while.

Did you start the first aid yourself?
or did one of your attractive assistants come to your aid?

Now you...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,976
Posted By dirt_bloke
Geez Barry I thought you looked a bit crook, top...

Geez Barry I thought you looked a bit crook, top effort even going out and having a crack. (send me an address so I can flick some video on disk)

Good to catch up with a few inmates. Top racing.
...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,976
Posted By dirt_bloke
Did they have food Nazi's on the gate last year...

Did they have food Nazi's on the gate last year Gary?

I'm taking the dual-cab down with 13yo son, so I'll have the camp chairs and try to smuggle them in!

Have my JayBo Dakar shirt on, hope to...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By dirt_bloke
http://people.aapt.net.au/~groovin/desert_ride/d20...

http://people.aapt.net.au/~groovin/desert_ride/d202.JPG
http://people.aapt.net.au/~groovin/desert_ride/d301.JPG
http://people.aapt.net.au/~groovin/desert_ride/d302.JPG...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,976
Posted By dirt_bloke
Endurocross nationals at Archerfield, Brisbane 7th Feb 2015 - anyone going?

Barry are you on nightshift also?

Hopefully it will be a good turn out. Are the organisers promoting the event on the main stream media?

Sent from the phone thingy.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By dirt_bloke
The Woolshed/Complex is worth a visit. Lots of...

The Woolshed/Complex is worth a visit. Lots of interesting machinery etc. Also information of the Bilby fence. Like DD says, the Hungerford pub is tops.
If you are lucky enough to meet up the the...
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