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Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
It's a 530, that's why... I was just about...

It's a 530, that's why...

I was just about to post a link, but think that's not allowed.

Cheers
Pete
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Just on Gumtree so far. I'm not sure I'll do...

Just on Gumtree so far. I'm not sure I'll do Bikepoint, last bike didn't generate any more interest from there than the free ones. And lots of scammers.
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
It is up for sale. I can't afford 2...

It is up for sale. I can't afford 2 rego/insurances, $700 for the 530!

I also purchased a new old car (73 Rover 3500S) soon after, and 2 new toys is a bit much for SWMBO to allow.

It was one of...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
I'm in Belconnen as well. Give me a PM if you...

I'm in Belconnen as well. Give me a PM if you want some company on a big old beemer. I don't know all the tracks, but enough safe ones to get you going.

Cheers
Pete
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
I might be able to make this now. I'm doing...

I might be able to make this now.

I'm doing a barbershop/carols singing session at the Canberra Centre from 1-2pm, so probably won't get there til 3.

See you then
Cheers
Pete
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,341
Posted By PeterWebtrax
They don't need no mini expresso maker. The...

They don't need no mini expresso maker.

The support crew bring the 240V generator, gazebo and multiple full-size coffee machines to meet their needs.

Roughing it at the last ACT BMW Kosciuszko...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,234
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Well, I never thought I'd say a BMW rider...

Well, I never thought I'd say a BMW rider deserved good karma, but...

I had a little problem with the R100GS on the way to the Kosciuszko Rally on Saturday. George and I had run out of ideas on...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,777
Posted By PeterWebtrax
They should close it every time it rains...

Just spent over 3 hours yesterday negotiating the 100kms from Black Mtn on Barry Way to Jindabyne.

It was raining, but not that much.

Uncle Gra had warned me that the new surface was...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Yes, unfortunately she (the wife, not the bike)...

Yes, unfortunately she (the wife, not the bike) is sitting at the kitchen table at the moment working out what else she can spend $4500 on to match my expenditure. Not sure that's allowed.

While...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Another bike

On my quest to try out all the interesting bikes before I die, I've just rejoined the ranks of the Orange People.

Picked up an 09 KTM 530 EXC at Pickles this afternoon for $4500....
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 48,218
Posted By PeterWebtrax
I made it out there this morning for a few hours,...

I made it out there this morning for a few hours, and managed to see Phil coming through checkpoint 12 on the final circuit.

Muchos respect. He was on a mission. A few photos below. This was at...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Tom I'm currently spending 3 weeks in...

Tom

I'm currently spending 3 weeks in Adelaide (Ceduna next week). Wondering why everyone is complaining about how cold it is. It's still 5 to 10 degrees warmer than Canberra.

I hadn't realised...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,923
Posted By PeterWebtrax
I think the Bicentennial Track was one of the...

I think the Bicentennial Track was one of the first posted up on to Taut by Ross when we were setting it up. So no idea where it was sourced from.

As it has no description, I will put a warning...
Forum: Australia 04-04-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Dave, the GP doesn't know about it yet, he's off...

Dave, the GP doesn't know about it yet, he's off on another long holiday, and I went direct to emergency anyway. I'm using Dr Google as my consultant at the moment.

Ron, I may well get onto the...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Dennis Well done, good to hear. Just don't...

Dennis

Well done, good to hear. Just don't expect it to automatically help with heart attack risk. 12 hours after I had my attack I did a stress test on the treadmill that took my heart rate well...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Talking of unpleasant surprises, I had a...

Talking of unpleasant surprises, I had a suspected heart attack last week, spent 24 hours in Calvary emergency, to be told they couldn't find anything wrong, but I should get an angiogram done...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By PeterWebtrax
26 tracks on Trans Australia Trails that mention...

26 tracks on Trans Australia Trails that mention Brisbane, 47 for Queensland.
...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,923
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Kym, it's not much. And I'm certainly not...

Kym, it's not much. And I'm certainly not intending to put a cost on using Taut.

I had the old site running on an external server that I had to have for WebTrax, but that's now being shut down so...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,044
Posted By PeterWebtrax
B1, as mentioned on the other thread I've now got...

B1, as mentioned on the other thread I've now got this working (( think). Looks bloody awesome... Certainly dominates in the 'Australia North South' tagged tracks.

Now, retired (tick), have bike...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,923
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Some Taut bug fixes

Ok, now that I'm retired I've run out of excuses for not doing something to fix up Taut.

So, I've gone in and fixed up all (I think) tracks that weren't displaying due to ampersands in some of...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By PeterWebtrax
A few loop rides here: ...

A few loop rides here:

http://transaustraliatrail.com.au/tracks/index?state=&state%5B%5D=7&title=&body=&type_id=&level_id=&tag_id=#content

Wollert, Heathcote, Clonbinane State Forest...
and...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Yep, great ride. Thanks for organising. We...

Yep, great ride. Thanks for organising.

We are blessed to have great tracks and roads like that within 20 minutes of the city. My first time on Yaouk and it was luvverly.

Spent most of today...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
To a man of your talent, no problems. I...

To a man of your talent, no problems.

I reckon I might get Bertha out for a run, now that I am officially a 'retired gentleman'.

According to my seniors card I am now "a valued member of the...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
I'm definitely not an expert, but I did basically...

I'm definitely not an expert, but I did basically the same thing as you in 2005.

Trip photos here: http://gallery.webtrax.com.au/2005SimpsonTrip

Only had about 9 months experience on dirt...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 25,059
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Forecasts say chance of rain 0-5%, ie SFA. ...

Forecasts say chance of rain 0-5%, ie SFA.

So I'm still in. Will come over after training in the morning.

Just making up some songbooks so I can get some vocal support. But don't let that put...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 25,059
Posted By PeterWebtrax
I'm in

About time I made the big trek to Wee Jasper for this I reckon.

Some work colleagues were there last weekend and said it was luvverly. Told them they were lucky they didn't choose next weekend....
Forum: Australia 09-10-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,044
Posted By PeterWebtrax
I checked, and there was one ampersand in the...

I checked, and there was one ampersand in the 'nanango' title. Fixed that and was able to open it in Google Maps, but it still doesn't want to display on Taut. Will have to investigate further and...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,848
Posted By PeterWebtrax
I'm afraid the answer is going to be no, it would...

I'm afraid the answer is going to be no, it would be prohibitively expensive. If you notice the name of this thread it is about an 'old' beemer.

Basically the vehicle has to be built before...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 37,086
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Finally loaded up my photos. ...

Finally loaded up my photos.

http://gallery.webtrax.com.au/albums/album07/DSC02295_1500px_001.jpg
Davo enters stage left on his inspection tour...
...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 37,086
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Got a new battery in Big Bertha yesterday, will...

Got a new battery in Big Bertha yesterday, will be heading out after training in the morn, so probably won't make Taralga till 1pm. Hopefully still be a few around to show me the way in.

Cheers...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,823
Posted By PeterWebtrax
I might give Big Bertha a test ride to...

I might give Big Bertha a test ride to Cotter/Corin tomorrow.

Had to do some welding on the pannier frame today to get it ready for TTT. So better test it out.

Cheers
Pete
Forum: Australia 08-11-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Aussie Back-country discovery routes

Ciedema has suggested (here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=909545)) that it would be good if we had something for Australia that was similar to the Trans Canada Adventure Trail,...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,044
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Craig, Bottom line is, I'm not precious at...

Craig,

Bottom line is, I'm not precious at all about TAUT. I want to see a similar system to the various US, Canada back-country routes set up for Australia. So I'll help any way I can.

But I...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,044
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Yep, I'm not suggesting that should be the name...

Yep, I'm not suggesting that should be the name we end up with, just something to get us going.

And unfortunately we can't use taut.com.au, unless you want to be associated with womens' 'taut...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,044
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Like Big Kev (I believe) I'm excited. Can I...

Like Big Kev (I believe) I'm excited.

Can I suggest that we do something similar to the US versions where we start with state based 'back country' trails, which can eventually be linked together...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,044
Posted By PeterWebtrax
Looks like I need to increase the size of the...

Looks like I need to increase the size of the fine print on TAUT. There are about 150 tracks on there at the moment. But I only show the last 15 entered when you first show the page as it was getting...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,923
Posted By PeterWebtrax
XR, This one? ...

XR,

This one?
http://transaustraliatrail.com.au/tracks/index?state=&state%5B%5D=61&title=a2&body=&type_id=&level_id=&tag_id=#content

It was there, but didn't have Vic selected. I might have...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,923
Posted By PeterWebtrax
No need mate, I figured you had enough problems...

No need mate, I figured you had enough problems to deal with without having to edit 150 tracks. So I took my time to work through them.

Check it out, and see if it does what you wanted.
Cheers...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,923
Posted By PeterWebtrax
TAUT Version 2 - Search by regions

Finally, after some prompting from XRman, I've made some little improvements to TAUT.

He wanted to be able to search for rides in his area, which is SW Vic near the border, but also include SE SA...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By PeterWebtrax
If you've got a go-kart shop nearby, try them....

If you've got a go-kart shop nearby, try them. They use the same mikuni's for fuel on the karts.

I pinched mine off my kart when the 950 pump failed, and it worked fine.

Cheers
Peter
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