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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,888
Views: 888,246
Posted By MODNROD
I rekn that power pole is just over 2 mins away...

I rekn that power pole is just over 2 mins away with a standing start...........
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-04-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,004
Posted By MODNROD
:clap:clap:clap That's just cool as crap...

:clap:clap:clap

That's just cool as crap man! I still have my first bike, a '73 CB350 twin, and it's on the bucket list to make it go past 100mph one day. I read about the racer in my "Motorcycle...
Forum: Racing 03-04-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,595
Posted By MODNROD
:d

:d
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,717
Posted By MODNROD
Live in Carnamah, in-laws farm 1/2-way CA to...

Live in Carnamah, in-laws farm 1/2-way CA to Eneabba on the sand plains, work at Yarragadee north of Mingenew.

And yes, the roads are as shite as they were 20 years ago!
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,312
Posted By MODNROD
Oh OK, me too then........... ...

Oh OK, me too then...........

http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/Bikes%20and%20scoots/P1020334_zpsjr0edxxv.jpg...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,717
Posted By MODNROD
As long as it doesn't rain, I should be...

As long as it doesn't rain, I should be fine...........
:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By MODNROD
My old 1981 Z750E went fine until I added a bit...

My old 1981 Z750E went fine until I added a bit of comp and flat slides, then it started to eat plugs just like yours does (yes, it was tuned OK). I used to get about 1000km out of them, then they...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,717
Posted By MODNROD
I've got all sorts of comebacks for this one. ...

I've got all sorts of comebacks for this one.

Firstly, I'm 50, not 54 (I mean jeez, come on man!).
My dear old 84 yr old neighbour could do the trip on a BMW couch, but I've got a Ducati.
Blah,...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By MODNROD
I agree. I used a 520XSO RK chain to run heaps of...

I agree. I used a 520XSO RK chain to run heaps of passes for years at the drags.
8900 breaking strain.
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,619
Posted By MODNROD
Yep, it's a bugger.

Yep, it's a bugger.
Forum: Australia 02-21-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,717
Posted By MODNROD
Onya Troy! Turn up after years and years and...

Onya Troy! Turn up after years and years and destroy tyres with the best of them..........well, better than the rest of them actually! :lol3

What a set of races, best I've seen in quite a while.
Forum: Racing 02-20-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,619
Posted By MODNROD
Gday Boots. I wonder how much faster Troy...

Gday Boots.

I wonder how much faster Troy the Boy will get lap by lap. Do a Brockie and set his fastest lap on the last one?

Please, PLEASE, pics man, I'm begging here! :lol3
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,717
Posted By MODNROD
I think it's gotta be said man, good onya! Great...

I think it's gotta be said man, good onya! Great offer all round.

Oh yeah, and although I don't have Foxtel deliberately coz I'm a closet passive social activist, for this one race I'm making an...
Forum: Racing 02-19-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,619
Posted By MODNROD
It's not raining guys, what's the problem? :D

It's not raining guys, what's the problem?
:D
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By MODNROD
AGV AX-8 vs AGV K4 Evo?

Or, will a dual-sport MX helmet with a face shield give better all round ventilation in hot weather than a decent full face?
Hot weather being 45*C or 113F or so (why I'm riding an aircooled bike in...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,547
Posted By MODNROD
I always thought this was FEDERAL Office of Road...

I always thought this was FEDERAL Office of Road Safety initiative.
All I see is NSW this and NSW that, with a couple of State observers looking on bemusedly by the sound of it.
:huh

Well I'm...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,262
Posted By MODNROD
I'm up for a helmet too. I want something really...

I'm up for a helmet too. I want something really light, good vision, and with excellent ventilation. Just about every helmet I've owned fogs up, and I've tried all the usual fixes and potions, so I...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,717
Posted By MODNROD
I got up this morning at first light around 5am,...

I got up this morning at first light around 5am, and I've been out in the shed re-assembling my little Ducati 696 so I could make the trip over to the Island leaving this morning. I did this in the...
Forum: Racing 02-18-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,619
Posted By MODNROD
Troy for the win!!!! :clap:clap:clap (just...

Troy for the win!!!! :clap:clap:clap

(just being there giving the twenty-somethings the fright of their life is a win in my book. :D


Messiah! Messiah! Messiah! :lol3
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,717
Posted By MODNROD
YAY!!! WOO!!!HOO!!!! Bloody hell...

YAY!!!


WOO!!!HOO!!!!


Bloody hell if he wins the thing the Pope will make him a Living Saint!
Good onya Troy. :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,959
Posted By MODNROD
I've still got old bikes. I ride them quite a...

I've still got old bikes. I ride them quite a bit, about 10000km per year I guess all up. Most of that time was spent on the old bikes, until I started to do more maintenance than riding. Even then I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By MODNROD
Are the 60ft and 330ft times likely to be any...

Are the 60ft and 330ft times likely to be any different ON THE STREET between the lights I wonder, or for the first 100m out of a corner before you need to brake again?

I rekn try both, then buy...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-17-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 132,304
Posted By MODNROD
Ooooooh! | Termi's! Mmmmm........ :clap ...

Ooooooh! |
Termi's!
Mmmmm........
:clap

I did have Giannelli's, but I'm too damn old so put the stockers back on it! :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 132,304
Posted By MODNROD
Had a few black bikes..........

This one has just left.........

http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/Bikes%20and%20scoots/scoot1_zps3fd72c05.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,570
Posted By MODNROD
Ducati 696

Stock bars. Comfortable natural lean-into-wind is around 130kph, but a fair bit of weight on the wrists around town.
Rise of 30mm, pullback of 60mm....
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 367,096
Posted By MODNROD
It's Sunday morning, it's only 30*C, and I'm at...

It's Sunday morning, it's only 30*C, and I'm at work.
:huh

Ooooh! This'll help.........


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/5PWzUN-Qyi4" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,797
Posted By MODNROD
"Poss-anova" :D

"Poss-anova"

:D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-05-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,483
Posted By MODNROD
:lol3 Hehehehe.......... I think I first...

:lol3
Hehehehe..........

I think I first saw God after 1/2 hour at over 100mph on a Darmah through sweeping bends.
*sigh*
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By MODNROD
If you can't help yourself, the 160 rear helps a...

If you can't help yourself, the 160 rear helps a bit, makes it pretty good really.
Cue the pic of light gravel dust.........
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By MODNROD
I own a 696, lovely little bike. Light, quick...

I own a 696, lovely little bike. Light, quick enough, extremely nimble, and surefooted at speed over bumps and around bends.

I normally cruise on about 5000 or so, but I have 15/43 gearing, so...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 367,096
Posted By MODNROD
It's Friday somewhere. I just got home from work...

It's Friday somewhere. I just got home from work for my days off, so it's MY Friday. :freaky

A brilliant "B" side..........

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Forum: The Garage 01-31-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By MODNROD
Tune for maximum smoke, then replace the bad bit.

Tune for maximum smoke, then replace the bad bit.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 1,397,563
Posted By MODNROD
Either that or 4 Penguins and a couple of...

Either that or 4 Penguins and a couple of Lemurs........
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,159
Posted By MODNROD
And now for something completely...

And now for something completely different.........
...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,717
Posted By MODNROD
Just yesterday I entered the Swann Insurance...

Just yesterday I entered the Swann Insurance competition to get some tickets, so at least that's taken care of! :lol3

Now I just have to figure out whether to ride the Vmax and hope I get past...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By MODNROD
I also run between 16:1 and 17:1 at cruise (as...

I also run between 16:1 and 17:1 at cruise (as shown by the little meter that goes beep) wherever possible.

Including on my old ACVW Beetle, everyone knows they never get hot or overheat exhaust...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By MODNROD
About the same time as Messerschmidts were...

About the same time as Messerschmidts were shooting the shit out of Spitfires, and the US was desperately trying to find an answer to the Zero.

Could just be a coincidence.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By MODNROD
JD, you're a legend mate. I've been trying to...

JD, you're a legend mate.
I've been trying to find something just like that for ages now.
Thanks man! :clap
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 367,096
Posted By MODNROD
It seems to me I have about a dozen kids at...

It seems to me I have about a dozen kids at times.
Jeez I'm sick of the Wiggles! :lol3
(No offense guys, good onya!).

I'm spewin that I can't receive JJJ where I work. Streaming takes up too...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,335
Posted By MODNROD
Thanks for the review B1. Might just hafta get...

Thanks for the review B1.
Might just hafta get a Tourer as a "rule-them-all" lid, they sound the goods.

Better than the 3 I have now anyway probably. :huh
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