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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By roscoau
Something is missing.

Something is missing.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 683,428
Posted By roscoau
I dunno, it could be the death of you if you...

I dunno, it could be the death of you if you don't get fit fast!
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 683,428
Posted By roscoau
Hard to imagine her slogging through the mud,...

Hard to imagine her slogging through the mud, cold and wet. Make room for the hair dryer! :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 683,428
Posted By roscoau
I've been struggling to keep my mouth shut but...

I've been struggling to keep my mouth shut but I'll say it once then shut the f up. This bit of fluff is a very poor second to Ewa. You have fallen a long way... here endeth the sermon. :thwak
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3,567
Views: 737,157
Posted By roscoau
Thank you Andy & Ellen for taking me along with...

Thank you Andy & Ellen for taking me along with you, I've thoroughly enjoyed your story. I don't recall reading of Maya's future; what is to become of her?
Forum: Hacks 03-01-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 556,087
Posted By roscoau
The Ural will fall in the middle of the two, but...

The Ural will fall in the middle of the two, but more towards the Guzzi end of the scale.

My longest single day has been 720km and it was me who quit first. My longest trip was 2500km over 7 days...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6,217
Views: 405,192
Posted By roscoau
I'm happy to join you two if you don't mind a...

I'm happy to join you two if you don't mind a slow-coach trailing along behind and it's not too gnarly for me... :1drink
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6,217
Views: 405,192
Posted By roscoau
Hot? Coffee @ Candelo then Murtle Mt and...

Hot? Coffee @ Candelo then Murtle Mt and Kingfisher Rd for an easy ride home. THEN the aircon! :rofl I might wash the bike next week, then there'll be no dirt roads for a while... :freaky
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6,217
Views: 405,192
Posted By roscoau
Didn't see you this morning... but I did see a...

Didn't see you this morning... but I did see a heap of speedway cars going past as I had lunch at Candelo pub.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6,217
Views: 405,192
Posted By roscoau
It can be though I have to admit it isn't my...

It can be though I have to admit it isn't my favourite place. Wednesdays and Sundays are better... but yeah, I think I've seen you there but we haven't spoken?
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 6,217
Views: 405,192
Posted By roscoau
Bloody hell... what a small world. I was thinking...

Bloody hell... what a small world. I was thinking I should have stopped but figured trailies wouldn't stop to chat anyway. There was another bunch of 3 (I think) down at the new bridge on Tantiwanglo...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6,217
Views: 405,192
Posted By roscoau
Which road is that? Last weekend I did a...

Which road is that?

Last weekend I did a nice loop from Bemboka up the Mt then Steeple Flat to Nimmitabel, Old Bombala Rd, Monaro Hwy, New Line Rd to Tantowanglo Rd, Candelo etc. A nice...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6,217
Views: 405,192
Posted By roscoau
Today was a busy day for bikes... 1. Vic...

Today was a busy day for bikes...

1. Vic rego KTM390 with L-plate overtook us at the bottom of Brown Mt ... I helped pick him up at the first big 25kph corner. Who would have guessed?

2. Speed...
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By roscoau
Can I help you get it dirty? :evil

Can I help you get it dirty? :evil
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 556,087
Posted By roscoau
Oops... thing is, this thread has probably sold...

Oops... thing is, this thread has probably sold more Urals than any other ever has... :rofl
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,515
Posted By roscoau
I'll be there again! Got the double room too... ...

I'll be there again! Got the double room too... :rofl
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 556,087
Posted By roscoau
True; you seem to be describing a Honda car owner.

True; you seem to be describing a Honda car owner.
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 556,087
Posted By roscoau
Bokad! You're back! Did you wet the bed again?

Bokad! You're back! Did you wet the bed again?
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,515
Posted By roscoau
< snigger> :wink:

< snigger> :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 683,428
Posted By roscoau
Really Sheldon, I'm afraid however distasteful it...

Really Sheldon, I'm afraid however distasteful it is you need to take one for the team here... :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 683,428
Posted By roscoau
Can I have some? Sheldon doesn't deserve you! ...

Can I have some? Sheldon doesn't deserve you! :evil
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,960
Posted By roscoau
Ok... ignoring the old bikes - who has replaced...

Ok... ignoring the old bikes - who has replaced their shocks on a later model? What's out there for them? I know of Hagon and Ikon, so what else?
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6,217
Views: 405,192
Posted By roscoau
Some of us have to suffer this every day... :rofl

Some of us have to suffer this every day... :rofl
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,007
Posted By roscoau
And in not-so-extreme weather - not having to...

And in not-so-extreme weather - not having to wear so much gear under the lap rug means when you have to stop and take care of business it's about 1000x easier.
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 683,428
Posted By roscoau
Sigh... :eek1

Sigh... :eek1
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 28,778
Posted By roscoau
It seems I have to reset it to metric each time I...

It seems I have to reset it to metric each time I make a new trip?
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,115
Posted By roscoau
I heard a rumour on the weekend that Jon (Ural...

I heard a rumour on the weekend that Jon (Ural Importer) has one new Ural sidecar only sitting in the shed.
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,115
Posted By roscoau
I think Norm might be right, a Ural is not going...

I think Norm might be right, a Ural is not going to do what you say above. Wrong tool for the job in this case.

I didn't know you did tanks like that... you shouldn't give me ideas unless you...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,115
Posted By roscoau
Yeah yeah... I know that, but that isn't why the...

Yeah yeah... I know that, but that isn't why the tyres are scrubbing out.
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,115
Posted By roscoau
A few issues in there... Bad idea......

A few issues in there...



Bad idea... wake up, do basic checks (oil levels and stuff) then turn the key and ride off. Waiting for problems to appear before detecting them is bad mojo, you have...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,115
Posted By roscoau
I only have 41,000km, but the rack you made is...

I only have 41,000km, but the rack you made is good as new... I can only say I've bugger all problems in the last 30k km.
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,936
Posted By roscoau
No Honda, Suzuki or Kawasaki there. Without...

No Honda, Suzuki or Kawasaki there. Without Yamaha it would have been in trouble... I had hoped to pick up a new helmet but there wasn't much there along those lines.
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,930
Posted By roscoau
You have to face it - a Ural is not a...

You have to face it - a Ural is not a one-night-stand sort of girl. She doesn't kiss on first date and getting to second base can take a while, but third base... hot DAMN!
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By roscoau
My mufflers are 4.9kg each. Pretty substantial......

My mufflers are 4.9kg each. Pretty substantial... :eek1
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By roscoau
A lot. I'll weigh one tomorrow, I've been...

A lot.

I'll weigh one tomorrow, I've been intending to do that since I took them off.
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,594
Posted By roscoau
Nope... it's that stupid grin that gets stuck on...

Nope... it's that stupid grin that gets stuck on your face. There's no logic to it but damn it feels good!
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 744,390
Posted By roscoau
Just found a writeup I had seen a while back. ...

Just found a writeup I had seen a while back.

http://thekneeslider.com/homebuilt-simca-v8-powered-cafe-racer-by-malcolm-oastler/
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 744,390
Posted By roscoau
The engine is from a Simca (French) and the bike...

The engine is from a Simca (French) and the bike was built not far from Bombala.
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,113
Posted By roscoau
Someone should update the web site! Still showing...

Someone should update the web site! Still showing the 2012 entry form.
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6,217
Views: 405,192
Posted By roscoau
I was going to go but the entry cost has doubled...

I was going to go but the entry cost has doubled this year. It was fun last year but I'm not so sure it's worth it now.
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