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Forum: Australia 02-15-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,321
Posted By lemmiwinks
Fucking good bikes those Freewinds, reliable as...

Fucking good bikes those Freewinds, reliable as the day is long :rofl Lot to be said for gravity fed fuel systems :augie
Forum: Australia 06-23-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 16,428
Posted By lemmiwinks
"The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and...

"The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil"

-- Sheikh Zaki Yamani, a Saudi Arabian who served as his country's oil minister three...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,234
Posted By lemmiwinks
Hey GT, I'll see your badly twisted ankle and...

Hey GT, I'll see your badly twisted ankle and raise you a fractured hip and shoulder! :rolleyes

<img src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/lemmiwinks.au/SDZlTDjEmYI/AAAAAAAAADY/HLSjKpM36xg/s800/shoulder.jpg"...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,910
Posted By lemmiwinks
Well, lets see what we can find out about...

Well, lets see what we can find out about held-australia.com.au

[Querying whois.ausregistry.net.au]
[whois.ausregistry.net.au]
Domain Name: held-australia.com.au
Last Modified: ...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,099
Posted By lemmiwinks
Hey Andrew, yep, that's the idea. Mind ewe I've...

Hey Andrew, yep, that's the idea. Mind ewe I've got nowhere to put it and I'm not in the market at the moment anyway, but a man can daydream at work.
Forum: Australia 03-19-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,562
Posted By lemmiwinks
Seems to be working just fine. Consumerisim...

Seems to be working just fine. Consumerisim OTOH... You'll just have to read up and draw your own conclusions :dunno
Forum: Australia 03-19-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,099
Posted By lemmiwinks
Interesting, might try and get along to the...

Interesting, might try and get along to the launch and kick the tyres. Personally I think I'd be more inclined to get a Royal Enfield + cozy sidecar if I was going to dabble in the black art of...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,562
Posted By lemmiwinks
Interesting thread, which I've only skimmed (a...

Interesting thread, which I've only skimmed (a sure recipe for disaster when replying). In response to the original question posed, for me personally it hasn't made the slightest difference, I...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By lemmiwinks
:scratch Two wheels too many.

:scratch Two wheels too many.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,916
Posted By lemmiwinks
I like this green one, and the Jawa. :D

I like this green one, and the Jawa. :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,053
Posted By lemmiwinks
:thumb Too cool.

:thumb Too cool.
Forum: Australia 08-09-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By lemmiwinks
It's not essential, but it can be bloody good fun...

It's not essential, but it can be bloody good fun :evil

Seriously though, isn't this why we ride dualsport bikes? I find the right gravel road at a legal 100kph can be more thrilling than...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
So did I. IMO he should have been charged with...

So did I. IMO he should have been charged with the same offence/offences as any other road user, case closed. Mind you, I've seen cases where people used their cars to (accidentally) kill cyclists...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
This is a real Pandora's box. Australia is the...

This is a real Pandora's box. Australia is the (insert figure that I forget) fattest country etc etc etc. If you pull out rego, insurance etc that will effectively kill recreational cycling. I can...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,856
Posted By lemmiwinks
I haven't done it since 2004. It was quite easy,...

I haven't done it since 2004. It was quite easy, there's a few claypans which can get rutted if 4WD's have been going across them (and it's been wet of course), then you get into sandy tracks then...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By lemmiwinks
Thumb Phwoar! The missing link between the DR and the...

Phwoar! The missing link between the DR and the XF (freewind). Very nice! :thumb
Forum: Australia 08-09-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
It's an odd quirk of human nature that every...

It's an odd quirk of human nature that every groups needs someone to look down on. Motorists look down on motorcyclists, motorcyclists (apparently) look down on cyclists who are also looked down on...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
:snore Guess what? Cyclists do have the same...

:snore Guess what? Cyclists do have the same rights as other road users, who'd a thunk it?! Before you trot out that tired old line about how our (I ride motorcycles too) registration pays for the...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
Sounds good to me Mouse :nod

Sounds good to me Mouse :nod
Forum: Australia 08-08-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By lemmiwinks
They seem to ride different bikes depending on...

They seem to ride different bikes depending on where they are. I've seem them on BMW 1150's (sorry, they all look the same to me, it might have been a different model but it was a BMW twin) and even...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
Not being a street racer I'm not 100% sure but...

Not being a street racer I'm not 100% sure but I'm under the impression that once it's confiscated that's it - it's for sale (presumably not to the offender though I don't know). So called "hoon"...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
Yep from a 5 year old report. Times change, and...

Yep from a 5 year old report. Times change, and so has the so called "hell ride" by all accounts.



Do you think I should be charged with murder or manslaughter if I run a red light and cause...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
Damnit mouse, don't go adding stuff while I try...

Damnit mouse, don't go adding stuff while I try to reply! :D

As far as I could tell, that idea of crushing street racers cars was just tabloid media knee jerk hysteria crap. The premier wasn't...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
Well the beak must know something I don't...

Well the beak must know something I don't (nothing for them to boast about all things considered). As far as I know, the "laws governing cyclists" are the same as for all other road users with a few...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
And you read it in the newspaper so it must be...

And you read it in the newspaper so it must be true! :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-08-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,326
Posted By lemmiwinks
That's because the cyclist was charged with...

That's because the cyclist was charged with failing to stop at a red light, $400 is the appropriate fine for said offence. He was not charged with killing Mr Gould because the prosecutors are smart...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By lemmiwinks
Watched most of it, they were riding Enfields. ...

Watched most of it, they were riding Enfields. When in India... :D
Forum: Australia 08-06-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By lemmiwinks
:lol2

:lol2
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,442
Posted By lemmiwinks
Normally, but not this time, no way. :thumb

Normally, but not this time, no way. :thumb
Forum: Australia 08-05-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,026
Posted By lemmiwinks
:(: Very sorry to hear Andrew. Condolences...

:(:

Very sorry to hear Andrew. Condolences to yourself and all her other family and friends.
Forum: Australia 08-02-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By lemmiwinks
Correct. But they can require the use of a...

Correct. But they can require the use of a spanner all the way along the thread which can be a pain. Spring or star washers on a regular nut will provide vibration resistance, so all the benefits...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By lemmiwinks
My first car was a 1968 XT Fairmont. Got it for...

My first car was a 1968 XT Fairmont. Got it for a days work on the farm I was working on and it took me 3 months to get it cleaned up, repainted and roadworthy. It was a crapbox really, but I...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,656
Posted By lemmiwinks
:arg Ummm, okaaay... Yep, I'll try...

:arg Ummm, okaaay...



Yep, I'll try to have a quiet one, but knowing the blokes I'm meeting up with... :beer :slurp :dutch :sick

You need to wrap the possums in masking tape so they don't...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By lemmiwinks
Congrats :freaky :huh Fook! ...

Congrats :freaky



:huh

Fook! Make him buy his own just like I did when I was a kid (actually I bought a motorcycle first because I didn't give a shit about the car, give me freedom!)
...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By lemmiwinks
You can get nylock nuts from Supercheap Auto, but...

You can get nylock nuts from Supercheap Auto, but like Greg says they'll be a PITA fixing a flat in the bush. Maybe just use regular nuts with spring washers if you're worried?
Forum: Australia 08-01-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,688
Posted By lemmiwinks
The thing about a tyre sticky is since...

The thing about a tyre sticky is since manufacturers are always releasing new compounds and tread patterns, isn't the sticky going to get out of date? If it's constantly updated will we just end up...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,656
Posted By lemmiwinks
All the servos have been rock steady at $1.33.9...

All the servos have been rock steady at $1.33.9 per litre here for a couple of weeks now. Just to get back on topic you know :lol2
Forum: Australia 08-01-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,656
Posted By lemmiwinks
Yep. At least fucking Big Brother is finally...

Yep. At least fucking Big Brother is finally over for another year.
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,703
Posted By lemmiwinks
I've nursed a monster hangover on that balcony...

I've nursed a monster hangover on that balcony one morning on the way to the Karuah River Rally. :uhoh :twitch :arg :sick :puke2 Took me two hours to eat an egg and 2 pieces of bacon.

Nice...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 111,654
Posted By lemmiwinks
Amen! :lurk

Amen!

:lurk
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