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Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,456
Posted By McCardigan
I was fortunate to tour Gallipoli for 2 days, a...

I was fortunate to tour Gallipoli for 2 days, a couple of weeks ago.

IMHO a must see.

At Anzac Cove

http://tucktruck.smugmug.com/Other/Europe-2015/i-rG4ZcHw/0/X2/P1020247-X2.jpg...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By McCardigan
I use IBG ins Brokers, Bernie Ryan is your man, I...

I use IBG ins Brokers, Bernie Ryan is your man, I have used for him for quite a few years now, I don't bother getting quotes, I just ring him up and tell him I'm off to where ever, and for how long,...
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 40,695
Posted By McCardigan
Morning Princess:D Had a slight mishap in...

Morning Princess:D

Had a slight mishap in bed did we?

Up and early for you:lol3:lol3

PS PM sent

Chris
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 40,695
Posted By McCardigan
Don't be to harsh on Dave, the poor man keeps...

Don't be to harsh on Dave, the poor man keeps taking Viagra, and as a result, he cant roll over and go to sleep:lol3:lol3:lol3

Chris
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 40,695
Posted By McCardigan
No, but I suspect it has been fondled by the odd...

No, but I suspect it has been fondled by the odd hostie or two:evil:evil

Cheers

Chris
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 40,695
Posted By McCardigan
all being well, the Pudding will be at the...

all being well, the Pudding will be at the Sidecar rally this weekend. Then its up to someone to take it west.

Chris
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 40,695
Posted By McCardigan
Buongiomo everyone:D Well done Steve, you...

Buongiomo everyone:D

Well done Steve, you have done a great job.:clap:clap:clap

As to getting the pudding to the raid, we just need to get it from NSW to the sidecar meeting at Strathmerton...
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,177
Posted By McCardigan
My Tucktruck weighed in at about 850kgs, that was...

My Tucktruck weighed in at about 850kgs, that was with rider, pillion, dog, 60lts of fuel, 30lts of water, electric fridge, camping gear, food etc.
Bike is a K1100, and handles the weight easily
...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By McCardigan
Thanks to you and the others re advise. I...

Thanks to you and the others re advise.

I think I'll use UPS or Fed Ex.

I have no idea where I will stay, that is why put the request, so that I could stay a few days.

Re your advise about...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5,523
Views: 378,597
Posted By McCardigan
Best into for a song. It got me thinking,...

Best into for a song.

It got me thinking, after hearing this on NZ Sounds FM a few days ago.

Sorry, don't know how to copy Y-tube, but its the Alan Parsons Project.

Chris
Forum: Australia 04-14-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,090
Posted By McCardigan
Everyone just be thank full that we don' live in...

Everyone just be thank full that we don' live in Albania.

Amazing how crossing a border changes everything.

My observations.

The Greeks, take a bow,:clap

The Albanians, as for driving...
Forum: Europe 04-14-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By McCardigan
Aussie needs help,advise in Italy

G/day

I need to get a small package, (my mobile phone and charger, don't ask:wink:) from a hotel in Patra Greece, to a pub, B&B, etc somewhere in Italy.

I'm in Dubrovnik tonight, sail to Bari...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,090
Posted By McCardigan
F**K me, even the Greeks know how to travel fast...

F**K me, even the Greeks know how to travel fast and safe on their motorways. Coming out of Athens to Patra today, the 1st 100+k's is a 3 lane tollway, with a nominated 130kph, ( I think that means...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,090
Posted By McCardigan
[QUOTE=BOOTLACE;26548659]Please. Help me me with...

[QUOTE=BOOTLACE;26548659]Please. Help me me with this.....I have the pleasure of riding to Melbourne airport every week, and back the week after. Rotating, round about, sometimes daytime, sometimes...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20,579
Views: 2,462,131
Posted By McCardigan
Now I understand why you ride a KTM, Just no...

Now I understand why you ride a KTM,

Just no class:lol3:lol3:lol3

Cheers, with no blinkers attached:D

Chris
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20,579
Views: 2,462,131
Posted By McCardigan
WTF are you doing up at this hour, s**t the bed? ...

WTF are you doing up at this hour, s**t the bed?

Please don't tell me you listen to "Morning world", cant think of his name, "Lawless maybe?" and Alan something or other:D:D:D

All is well over...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20,579
Views: 2,462,131
Posted By McCardigan
worlds best radio stations

OK just to lighten up, it is early Friday in Oz, here in Athens, its 9.30pm, Thursday, and I'm listening to what I regard, one of the best rock FM stations, The Sound (93.8FM) out of Auckland, yes a...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By McCardigan
You cant go past BM Motors in Ringwood, they are...

You cant go past BM Motors in Ringwood, they are the best, bar none.
Chris and James are a wealth of info, and they can rebuild motors, gearbox's, diffs from old /2's to modern bikes. James is...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,625
Posted By McCardigan
No chicken curry's Pete There are a few...

No chicken curry's Pete

There are a few captions I could add to that photo, but I'm a gentleman:D:D

The good news is that bike has arrived in Athens today, safe and sound:clap

Cheers

Chris
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,625
Posted By McCardigan
See Dorthe men can really keep a secret:lol3...

See Dorthe

men can really keep a secret:lol3

Great to catch up with you again, and see you in a couple of months:clap

Chris
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By McCardigan
Just remember there is no pub at Buchan, just a...

Just remember there is no pub at Buchan, just a vacant block of land.
It burnt down last year and has not been rebuilt:cry:cry:cry

Agree with the others, 3 days if possible is a better bet.
My...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By McCardigan
Och aye! Me too, but its before the North...

Och aye!

Me too, but its before the North West 200 and the IOM.

Get the ferry from Craigryan to Belfast on the 13th of May, spending the time prior to exploring Scotland/Wales/England,...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By McCardigan
/2 frames

G/day all,

A mate here in Oz is trying to find a /2 frame, for a project.

Any suggestions

Chris
Forum: Europe 03-17-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By McCardigan
Thanks to the very helpful people at the...

Thanks to the very helpful people at the Coleraine Visitor Centre,:clap:clap I have booked a B&B in the heart of Portrush, reasonable rates, given that there is F**k all accommodation available in...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,233
Posted By McCardigan
Nice one Russ:clap As for tyre wear on a...

Nice one Russ:clap

As for tyre wear on a KTM, me mate Hilly bought a factory KTM 660 Rallye a few years ago, came with 49 lt fuel tanks, didn't know which would last the longest, tyre wear or fuel...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,455
Posted By McCardigan
Now, if only we could drag Tassie back to where...

Now, if only we could drag Tassie back to where it use to be(attached to Victoria). :D:D:D

Chris
Forum: Europe 03-16-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By McCardigan
G/day all Have spent most of the day...

G/day all

Have spent most of the day organising Ireland.

Arrive in Belfast on Wednesday afternoon the 13th from Cairnryan Scotland.

Only found out today that the North West 200 has been...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By McCardigan
G/day all I will also be riding Ireland this...

G/day all

I will also be riding Ireland this May on my F800GS, attending the NorthWest 200, then the TT.:clap
Last travelled Ireland in 2011, started off on St Pat's day in Dublin:freaky. ...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By McCardigan
Ok folks, Another request re the Lakes...

Ok folks,

Another request re the Lakes District

I arrive from the Isle of Man at Liverpool, Saturday 13th, board the canal boat Sunday 14th, till 21st, then I would like to tour the Lakes...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,192
Posted By McCardigan
G/day Brendan, "when you had it?". I...

G/day Brendan,

"when you had it?".

I was under the impression you still had the outfit.

I guess that after riding outfits for 800,000+ kms over the last 30 years, something has rubbed...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,192
Posted By McCardigan
Yep, that outfit is sexually satisfied. ...

Yep, that outfit is sexually satisfied.

:wink::wink::wink:
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,192
Posted By McCardigan
Yes, down hill left handers (especially if off...

Yes, down hill left handers (especially if off camber)will always catch you out if you are travelling quickly,(don't have to be speeding) and not an experienced rider.

That's why I always have a...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,192
Posted By McCardigan
How is the rider's right leg, still attached? ...

How is the rider's right leg, still attached?

My guess, the outfit has hit something solid on the right, post, sign, bull bar?

The Ural squad are in town tonight, staying at the Stratford...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,455
Posted By McCardigan
On the Hume Hwy heading south out of...

On the Hume Hwy heading south out of Sydney:lol3:lol3:lol3

Back to the topic, one of the greatest roads, if not the greatest, the road to the Strathgorden dam in Tassie.
But only in the dry!
...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,393
Posted By McCardigan
No, its a generic term, I go back to when they...

No, its a generic term, I go back to when they were the RTA, and beyond.

hey, when I was young, I referred to our finest in blue, as peelers!!:lol3:lol3

Then came coppers, goggle it, and no...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,393
Posted By McCardigan
FIK, the speedo and trip meter stopped working...

FIK, the speedo and trip meter stopped working last Wednesday on the way to the RTA in Sale for its Road worthy:eek1.

But knowing the testers modis operandi, the previous week he rode the R90S...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,393
Posted By McCardigan
I'll add my 2 bob's worth, Great weather,...

I'll add my 2 bob's worth,

Great weather, great roads and scenery, hard to imagine that area was burnt to a crisp about 7 years ago, but that is the power of the bush, pity the one colored eyed...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,891
Posted By McCardigan
Hey Beet I'm, in Cooma, do you want me to...

Hey Beet

I'm, in Cooma, do you want me to pop in to Kiewa and bring the missus over?:lol3:lol3:lol3

Chris
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,420
Posted By McCardigan
There within lies the crux of the problem "a 40...

There within lies the crux of the problem "a 40 y.o. career crim".

He/she has had form for probably 20/25 years.

He/she wont reform.

So, what do you do?

Cheers
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,393
Posted By McCardigan
Don't forget our Crows observe all speed limits ...

Don't forget our Crows observe all speed limits

This photo was taken at least 12 years ago, at the border at Willis, looking back into Vic, on the way to a Cold Flame rally.

It has always...
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