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Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 40,274
Posted By Chef Gareth
Thanks to the guys who have pm me with words of...

Thanks to the guys who have pm me with words of advise and encouragement. This has helped me to acknowledge i do need to seek help. Been for blood test (haven't got any results yet) and have booked...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 40,274
Posted By Chef Gareth
Well I went to the doc yesterday, never go and...

Well I went to the doc yesterday, never go and quietly shitting my self. Got five min in she stopped me saying "I feel a little over whelmed" what do you want to get from today.

I have a blood...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26,294
Views: 4,717,057
Posted By Chef Gareth
Its great with the 3x3 mod and a re-jet to suit....

Its great with the 3x3 mod and a re-jet to suit. It is load but you can get a quiet version if needed.
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 40,274
Posted By Chef Gareth
Thanks everyone for your words of advise. I have...

Thanks everyone for your words of advise. I have decided I will call my work employee assistance program this week and arrange a chat with a counsellor. Honestly sleep is proberly my biggest issue...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 40,274
Posted By Chef Gareth
I've been worse then I am now, but I've been...

I've been worse then I am now, but I've been better also. Just noticing the start of another spiral. Stressed at work, drinking to dull the pain and putting on weight. I have a loving partner who has...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 40,274
Posted By Chef Gareth
Men do not like to show weakness, in todays world...

Men do not like to show weakness, in todays world more and more are quietly suffering and are under pressure from work and family commitments. How long are you supposed to go before you seek...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 26,294
Views: 4,717,057
Posted By Chef Gareth
Highly recomend the Wolfman tool case and roll...

Highly recomend the Wolfman tool case and roll that fits in with plenty of room to spare.
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,353
Posted By Chef Gareth
I have a antigravity pps, took it out last night...

I have a antigravity pps, took it out last night and it had no charge. Put it on to charge over night lights showed full charge but when removed from the wall no charge or life at all. Seems to have...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,318
Posted By Chef Gareth
Awesome vid, you should sell it to the enduro x...

Awesome vid, you should sell it to the enduro x guys as a promotion. You got a heap of shots of me at the balance logs, if I had known you were filming I would have sucked my belly in lol.
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,318
Posted By Chef Gareth
Good effort B1 I was a flag marshal at the...

Good effort B1 I was a flag marshal at the balance logs after the double tyre jump. Great to see ordinary blokes give it a go, bigger balls then most mate !! :thumb:thumb
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,463
Posted By Chef Gareth
Hey Gordo, its funny im also looking at a 300 at...

Hey Gordo, its funny im also looking at a 300 at the moment but posibly the sherco. I will keep the vstrom for two up and distance, my DRZ for single ADV stuff and no registration for the 300 to use...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,318
Posted By Chef Gareth
I will hopefully be there with the Toowoomba...

I will hopefully be there with the Toowoomba motorcycle club helping out track side. Lucky I have a understanding wife as it's also her birthday on th 7th but I know I will pay in other ways :D
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,851
Posted By Chef Gareth
Same idea I have, would like to do the finke,...

Same idea I have, would like to do the finke, A4DE, 24hr trial and wildwood before i get to fat and slow. Good encouragement to get fit !!
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,851
Posted By Chef Gareth
Wink Bike goals 2015

So I have been sitting in my shed drinking a bottle of jack and considering my goals for 2015. I currently have a drz and dl 650 for my adv bikes, but have been watching a lot of hard enduro on you...
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 40,990
Posted By Chef Gareth
This has been going on for a long time, was...

This has been going on for a long time, was selling about 4 yrs ago got a similar email. Wanted me to pay to ship the bike to Darwin at my cost, no way I was getting sucked in but must get some or it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Chef Gareth
From what I hear they are making a road legal one...

From what I hear they are making a road legal one next year.
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,035
Posted By Chef Gareth
My favorite is from Nerang (qld) over border...

My favorite is from Nerang (qld) over border ranges to murwillumbah (nsw) great mix of fast smooth serface at start to tight back road.
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,096
Posted By Chef Gareth
I agree with cheep safety glass's. I have worn...

I agree with cheep safety glass's. I have worn for years msa nullarbor's both at work and bike, when scratched just get new pair $20.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,006
Posted By Chef Gareth
XR 100 XR 200 XR 400 Just changed to a...

XR 100
XR 200
XR 400

Just changed to a drz for the magic button.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26,294
Views: 4,717,057
Posted By Chef Gareth
I bought one recently, good for day rides but any...

I bought one recently, good for day rides but any longer I would use a air hawk as we'll. great quality seat !!
Forum: Australia 04-20-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By Chef Gareth
Speaking of deers I had one run out of the bush...

Speaking of deers I had one run out of the bush and nearly took me out on border range run yesterday, scared the crap out of me!!
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,042
Posted By Chef Gareth
P.S cryovac is a brand of vac bags and sealers...

P.S cryovac is a brand of vac bags and sealers not frozen !!
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,042
Posted By Chef Gareth
A simple cheep bag sealer is sometimes better...

A simple cheep bag sealer is sometimes better then a vac machine. In a vac you must first chill the food giving time for bacteria to start, if you can get ahold of some stand up pouches hot fill with...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,500
Posted By Chef Gareth
Great tyre, got 15,000 out of my last rear and...

Great tyre, got 15,000 out of my last rear and could have got a bit more. Only rear tyre I will have now for my strom 650, I use tkc on the front and get same km's.
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,731
Posted By Chef Gareth
Just bought a pair from Andy straps, great...

Just bought a pair from Andy straps, great service and quick delivery. He suggested I go up a size and am glad I did ! First adv ride with them today saw some good trail and felt great. My only...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 83,127
Posted By Chef Gareth
I also have the two drz & a DL 650 great combo...

I also have the two drz & a DL 650 great combo for most any ride a want to do !! And together about the same cost as say a BMW gs800.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,538
Posted By Chef Gareth
Fair enough if long road/ hi way rides are the...

Fair enough if long road/ hi way rides are the main attraction. If dirt/back roads mainly used the drz is great !!!
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,538
Posted By Chef Gareth
I'm running 15/47 for adv riding and standard...

I'm running 15/47 for adv riding and standard 14/47 for trail. Unless you want to cruze at 120 it's fine running 100km/h which is the speed limit and I'm sure a Lerner would be sticking to the rules...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,538
Posted By Chef Gareth
The drz is a better choice over the dr650 if off...

The drz is a better choice over the dr650 if off the road / trail is what he wants to do. Also I'm sure at some point he will want to go riding with mates and they will more then likely have smaller...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 102,819
Posted By Chef Gareth
Hi re the gearing standard on the E is 14/47...

Hi re the gearing standard on the E is 14/47 great for tight trails but 90km/h comfortable cruising. I put on a 15 front and can now travel 100km/h no worries, best combo for duel riding. I will...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,977
Posted By Chef Gareth
Going camping for the long weekend but keen for...

Going camping for the long weekend but keen for next week end
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,977
Posted By Chef Gareth
Sorry I couldn't make the Byron ride, had family...

Sorry I couldn't make the Byron ride, had family visiting Saturday and helped my mate get a new to him drz on Sunday. I went to my first TMCC meeting tonight, I think I will like the club, can't wait...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,977
Posted By Chef Gareth
Hi Jesse. I am slabbing to Warwick to meet my...

Hi Jesse. I am slabbing to Warwick to meet my mate, Killarney, Condamine River Rd, Border ranges Ntl Park, Kyogle, North to the Tweed, Doon Doon, Coopers Creek, Bangalow, Byron. Looks to be about...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,977
Posted By Chef Gareth
Went past there today, sign saying shut I think....

Went past there today, sign saying shut I think. Looks like a good meeting spot !
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,977
Posted By Chef Gareth
Sorry guys only just saw these msg now, left...

Sorry guys only just saw these msg now, left early and went around flagstone creek and back up Murphy's creek. Prob for the best it was my mates first real ride, had a good mix a of dirt and tar. May...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,977
Posted By Chef Gareth
Not sure where yet, a mate of mine has just got...

Not sure where yet, a mate of mine has just got licence so am taking him out for a lesson, maybe just around flag stone gormans gap area. Trying to convince him to get a duel sport instead of a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 26,294
Views: 4,717,057
Posted By Chef Gareth
+1 the 14/47 great for trail, just changed to a...

+1 the 14/47 great for trail, just changed to a 15/47 combo and is the perfect 50/50 combo. I will however put the 14 back on for dirt only rides.
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,977
Posted By Chef Gareth
I also have the vstrom if a lighter ride is...

I also have the vstrom if a lighter ride is better for you, I have been hear for about two weeks and only gone on one ride so far (except for commute to work) so need to get out for a few hrs this...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,977
Posted By Chef Gareth
Will have to see i can get a leave pass for a...

Will have to see i can get a leave pass for a weekend ride, what route? Do you know of any good trails around the area ? I could get a few hrs this weekend. :D

Thanks
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,977
Posted By Chef Gareth
Sweet I'm at Withcott also!! All my family still...

Sweet I'm at Withcott also!! All my family still lives between Uki and mubar. Found some old tracks down gormans gap around the power lines last week end. The first meeting of the year for TMCC is...
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