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Forum: Australia Today, 12:56 AM
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Posted By tripodtiger
When are you driving up Troy? I am leaving...

When are you driving up Troy?

I am leaving here Friday morning for Sydney, possibly spending most of the day at Wakefield Park.
Forum: Australia 06-02-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Talking I forgot. Race 3 I did a best lap of 1.19.9 and...

I forgot. Race 3 I did a best lap of 1.19.9 and reduced my race time by just under a second.

Between race 3 and 4 I decided that I really did need to do something about the seat height at least. ...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
I have to keep pressing the 'submit' button as...

I have to keep pressing the 'submit' button as AdvRider doesn't seem to want to hang on fo as long as it used to.

Race 3 was sunday morning. There was even a very light drizzle float through...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Race 2 was much better. I actually finished! ...

Race 2 was much better. I actually finished!
Off grid 11, I ended up 9th (3rd 250) with a fastest lap of 1.19.976. I was racing behind a period 3 500 Ariel / Norton hybrid and managed to pass him...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Race 1 was early Saturday arvo. Very anxious. I...

Race 1 was early Saturday arvo. Very anxious. I stalled the bloody thing four times trying to get it out of the pits to the dummy grid. Mick's mechanic I suspect was either frustrated or pissing...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
I had a great weekend. What did you lot get...

I had a great weekend.

What did you lot get up to? The Finke?


After all the stress and anxiety of whether I should borrow someone else' bike, the $ that I should have been committing to the...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Yes, I have been loaned 74 TZ250C. I picked it...

Yes, I have been loaned 74 TZ250C. I picked it up yesterday. It's ages since it was run so I have a few things to do to it. I plan ti get that all done by Thursday arvo and head done Friday,...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
I reckon, if I ever manage to talk cheese and...

I reckon, if I ever manage to talk cheese and kisses around to allowing me to buy a racing sidecar, then I can go the Tripod racing merchandise :rofl

I'd have to go Period 3 or 4 with a Tiger...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
I am camped at the 'Gateway Lifestyle Residential...

I am camped at the 'Gateway Lifestyle Residential Park', Benalla. It must be an almost religious experience this weekend, as all the accommodation is booked out and all I can find is an unpowered...
Forum: Australia 05-10-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
:thumb My pleasure, my friend. I've got the...

:thumb

My pleasure, my friend. I've got the time, mostly. I do them for the interest of those that were there. Otherwise, they are just same old same old and of no particular interest to...
Forum: Australia 05-10-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
So what's the bike? There are some specific...

So what's the bike?

There are some specific rules for each period of bike, and then there are some specific rules for some categories eg Period 6 250 Production is fairly restrictive, especially...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,019
Posted By tripodtiger
GO PRO FOOTAGE :huh First of 2 videos I have...

GO PRO FOOTAGE :huh

First of 2 videos I have finally got through editing. It's a compilation rather than just a single POV video. Bit more interesting I hope.

<iframe...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Penrite Broadford Bike Bonanza 2015

First of 2 videos I have finally got through editing. It's a compilation rather than just a single POV video. Bit more interesting I hope.

<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/u-Lw9FQkEwk"...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Fuck me. I just spent a shit load of time typing...

Fuck me. I just spent a shit load of time typing an answer and the friggin thing 'expired'!!!

Try again.

Jump on the HMRAV website.
Jump on the Motorcycling Australia website.
Jump on the...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
I just completed my entry for Historic Winton (2...

I just completed my entry for Historic Winton (2 +4). 30th & 31st.

I have entered on...wait for it..a TZ250!

Pukka race bike! That'll sharpen me up. Or not.

Someone has already suggested...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,590
Posted By tripodtiger
:clap Great photos. I do hope I can get...

:clap

Great photos.
I do hope I can get over for the 24.
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Bloody hell, how can a bloke with so many broken...

Bloody hell, how can a bloke with so many broken bikes, who only works part time be so bloody busy!!!???

I've just jumped on to let you know that a small group from the classic club (usual...
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,019
Posted By tripodtiger
I do have GoPro footage :huh. Bloody heaps of...

I do have GoPro footage :huh. Bloody heaps of it.
Trokel had it on his 510 on the MX track - holy hell! Mates from Wagga(classic bike club) took it on laps of the bitumen, The chest camera didn't...
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,019
Posted By tripodtiger
Lifted from Tarsnake's Smugmug page (I do hope...

Lifted from Tarsnake's Smugmug page (I do hope you don't mind)(if you do I can delete it and replace with mine some time down the track).

My thing, post incident.:cry
...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Just for those that don't read anything other...

Just for those that don't read anything other than this thread. I have been riding, and fucking, the 350. You should see the left hand piston. :2cry
Engine is out. I am taking it all down to Rick...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,386
Posted By tripodtiger
View from the other side. <iframe...

View from the other side.

<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6_k92V2YO30" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>


This was the second race for P4 500, P5...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,386
Posted By tripodtiger
:clap:clap:clapThanks for your time. The...

:clap:clap:clapThanks for your time.


The H2 beside the H2 was probably more my style. Someone will surely post a snap.

I fully understand why racebikes are mistresses. Take them away for the...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Back from the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed. ...

Back from the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed. Andrew2 came looking for me but I missed Pezz & Old Dog. It didn't have the same vibe as the Island Classic but that certainly isn't the fault of the...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Cops act on information. One can't follow what...

Cops act on information. One can't follow what one has no / negligable / insufficient information.

The local coppers are more often than not dragged off to do shifts at bigger stations and/or...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Give away how concerned they were is that they...

Give away how concerned they were is that they were having breakfast there. Someone, a local, has been on the dog&bone and complained about something. If they don't turn up they get to sit down and...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,094
Posted By tripodtiger
it's only an hour from here (the short way) yet I...

it's only an hour from here (the short way) yet I will still miss out.

Enjoy yourself Pezz and friends.
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,282
Posted By tripodtiger
Bloody good, doing my best to act like an 18 year...

Bloody good, doing my best to act like an 18 year old before the body wears out. Not doing the adv riding gig this year whilst I throw money and time at road racing. I reckon that will last until...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,386
Posted By tripodtiger
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
I did the cue ball thing years ago. I didn't...

I did the cue ball thing years ago. I didn't like the subsequent velcro thing.
Don't think my head is as pretty as yours, or Dobbo's.:toney
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Broadford Bike Bonanza - the P is Penrite, who...

Broadford Bike Bonanza - the P is Penrite, who are the current sponsors.
Pre '90 bikes - road, race, enduro, mx, red plate trail bikes, speedway/short circuit.

It's run by MA and is basically a...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,981
Posted By tripodtiger
Thankyou both. Since that post, Ken's brother...

Thankyou both. Since that post, Ken's brother has also been in contact. I am seeing who salutes the flag over the next week.
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,386
Posted By tripodtiger
I'm racing, A2. Provided I get the bike running...

I'm racing, A2. Provided I get the bike running again. I'm told my new cdi should arrive here on Monday, everything else is done, just waiting to mount it & connect it.

P5 350. I don't think I...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Hey Dobbo - with a name like that, Luke could be...

Hey Dobbo - with a name like that, Luke could be your brother?:huh

Maybe fayedout is your cousin?

You naturally bald, or by choice, Luke?:D
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
I did a Winton track day in the middle of last...

I did a Winton track day in the middle of last year. There weren't that many riders there actually. The biggest group was the 'novice' and I'd reckon there would've only been 15 or so.

The...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,981
Posted By tripodtiger
Anybody here with TVR? I was speaking with...

Anybody here with TVR?

I was speaking with Ken Ridgwell's brother the other night. He's been told that the TVR are having a memorial ride for Ken on Saturday 25th, from Tumut. Ken was a member...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,282
Posted By tripodtiger
G'day Leggo. G'day Old Dog.

G'day Leggo.
G'day Old Dog.
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Uneventful trip home? I wish. Haydo & I had to...

Uneventful trip home? I wish. Haydo & I had to put up with Dobbo at Morven Pub. That was definitely yanaventfu!


That was a bit of a strange ride. Blokes all riding at different speeds but...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Kooringal Mall at 7.30am for fuel, coffee & the...

Kooringal Mall at 7.30am for fuel, coffee & the paper.
Leave 8am.
Cookardinia, Morvin, Mullengandrah, Wymah Ferry, Granya Gap, Gundowring, Tawonga & Bright.


Sound ok?
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
I have to work Saturday, but a nice ride on...

I have to work Saturday, but a nice ride on Sunday may just be the thing.

Wagga to Bright via??? What time do we leave Wagga & who can I hope may come with me?

Detlef?
Dobbo?

Others from...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,483
Views: 274,868
Posted By tripodtiger
Yep, reckon so. First thing I did was swap the...

Yep, reckon so. First thing I did was swap the plug again. Most obvious thing with a twoie, as you'd probably agree.

I suppose, in a way, it was the plugs. They just didn't work.


I'm...
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