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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Hewzie
You two are on the right track...

...seeing parts of Australia that most will only view on TV. Go for it!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Gotta love da Irish

Lawn bowls and who would be advertising on the fence? "Oooo dear, old Seamus has just carked it, give Dallats a call!"
Looks like a country I'd like to visit with my bike! Enjoy.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Gotta love that rule...

We know you are getting lonely, but a rule that states you PREFER a pulse rather than REQUIRE a pulse allows you to take Miss Pointy Teats with you, I'd suggest. (Looks cute to me):rofl
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-05-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,851
Posted By Hewzie
You are living the dream, young man

All the best for the remainder of your journey. I'll be following your progress and admiring your determination. Well done.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,058
Posted By Hewzie
Now THAT was a ride!

Well done. I think you glossed over the really hard parts! I doubt riders from other countries could begin to envisage just what you achieved. You made the Alice - home run seem like a cruisey...
Forum: Photos 06-03-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11,372
Views: 3,914,537
Posted By Hewzie
http://<a...

http://<a href=http://s190.photobucket.com/user/hewzie/media/IMG_0788.jpg.html target=_blank>http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z54/hewzie/IMG_0788.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-03-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Nothing like being there

That must have been awesome standing so close to those bikes. It looked good on video but to actually be there...lucky you! Enjoy your time there.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-24-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 532,913
Posted By Hewzie
Great story

Hi AH, I have followed your RRs with amazement. I have finally caught up with your Euro adventure. Now I must be patient....
One thing bugs me, however. And I am sure you can set me on the straight...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-22-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Time to read about bikes

I'm sure Sheldon will end up doing whatever he needs to do.
I'll probably check back in every month or so but with no riding and nothing of interest to read, I'll probably just follow The Italian...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-10-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
All I can fall back on is what they refer to as...

All I can fall back on is what they refer to as EXPERIENCE. Had no problems at all with my SMT990. I could see one of these suiting The Love Machine perfectly. He likes fanging it.....SMT loves being...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-07-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Instead of fuggin u over..

...BMW should be making a doco on your journey, or at the very least keen to show some marketing interest. That is a fair journey you've done so far, Sheldon. The bike has done remarkedly well, you'd...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-04-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
It's been forever...

...since you went riding off into the unknown. I miss the ride stories, Sheldon. The motorbike ones!
I know you seem to be heavily entwined with a buxom exotica, but to be honest, she just aint no...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-31-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 19,205
Posted By Hewzie
The Mighty Wasp

This is an amazing adventure and I am so envious.
I have had smallish bikes and then large ones and now working my way down again. I appreciate doing long rides the hard way and not the easiest...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-05-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Omg

Hey Sheldon, you didn't need to go to so much trouble to provide some technical feedback.
Can't wait for your next SMART ASS video. Come on...smile. You can't? Yeah, I understand.
I hope you...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-19-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Classic video...you fgn idiot

That was a funny BMW tip. I feel that I know the bike now. :rofl
I hope you didn't get a little bit sooky cos I said u didn't add technical shit. There are plenty of dull RRs that cover that. You...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-18-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
I have to smile

I look back on this thread and wonder if made into a TV series, it would compete well with Days of our Lives. It has been a ride, a drama, a love story, an unlove story, sexy, bold, cheeky......and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-17-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
So it wasn't that Chilean beauty...

...that persuaded Ewa to give up on you? Photo one day...plans shredded the next.... wimmin, a strange breed of cattle, eh?:evil
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-15-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,878
Posted By Hewzie
You won't believe how beautiful it is in the Sth...

You won't believe how beautiful it is in the Sth Island. Those photos are great but nothing like seeing and smelling the country for yourself.
I see you are from Angaston. I rode through there a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-11-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Love ya work

No doubt about it, you have got guts.
That Colombian thing looks delishimo and to post her and her assets on a page that you know Eve will read......that is normally terminal.
But, then again, she...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-06-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 396,822
Posted By Hewzie
nek minit...

a while = a year !!

Fortunately, I only started reading this RR yesterday so I have had no withdrawal issues.
I am another reader that was amazed that you could make it to New York on such a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-30-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Scenic without anything, really

It is amazing that such a sparse landscape can be so awesome. Don't need those hazards they call trees to have you reaching for the Kodak. Great work and we do appreciate the hassle of stopping so...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-27-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Fair call that

Yeah, ride Aus and then break out into Asia. Great plan. If u have no time to make babies there seems no shortage of mates on here that would go the extra yard for you.:rofl
riding must always come...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-27-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
No slips in WA

Yeah, in Western Australia once a vehicle is registered then it's sweet for life. Well, so long as it looks ok on the road and never arouses suspicions from the lawmen.
I thought you might park up...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-22-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,219
Posted By Hewzie
Top effort, that

Thanks for the RR that I read in 90 mins. I'm exhausted.
I have a 990SMT that I can't imagine ever selling. It tours Australia remarkably well, if I stick to sealed roads.
I would love to do a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-18-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Strange breed of cattle

Maaate, this is a complicated stage in your life. You are indeed the main character. No doubt about it. But that is only in this reality TV show. You have invested years in playing your role, lots of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-09-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,150
Posted By Hewzie
East Cape.....oooo yeah

Hitting the East Cape is certainly a visit to bygone days. Innocence, poverty, amazing views, plenty of history, too. Tolaga Bay was nice when I was there a few years ago. Some of the small...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-25-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,569
Posted By Hewzie
Awesome

That is what ADVRider is all about. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-22-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Its been fun

Great couple of years for you guys, but hey, Eva can now find herself a 3 minute man! That has to be something to look forward to.
As for you, Sheldon, go get 'em! Stay safe on your bike and keep...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-18-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 77,259
Posted By Hewzie
Good point

Anna, you must be proud of what you have achieved. It has been a journey in life itself.
I do agree that I wouldn't get far with a grand in my pocket. And I am wise enough to not even consider...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-04-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Hey Porky!

Just kidding, but actually it is interesting to know how four years of touring affects the waistline. Are you heavier than when you started this journey? I think I can see a couple of extra kgs...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-03-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 819,675
Posted By Hewzie
Phew...I've caught up.

Hi my friend (well you are even if you don't know it). It has taken me about 4 weeks of some serious reading to finally reach TODAY.
Your journey has been amazing. Totally out of the reach of 99%...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-30-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,851
Posted By Hewzie
Tough ride

Hi there. Good for you to dream of doing a lap of the island! :clap
I think most Aussie riders consider this marathon journey at some stage of their lives.
I live in Perth and after a lot of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-19-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,428
Posted By Hewzie
What can you warn us of?

Don't speed, would be one warning, eh?
Do you recommend others do a trip identical to yours or do you have regrets? Was the bike ideal? Would it have been much better value if you had a pillion? (I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-09-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,428
Posted By Hewzie
Bluff?

I can't understand why you would go flat out to Bluff??? How was the Milford Sound experience? Probably wet. If not, you had a dream come true.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-07-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,428
Posted By Hewzie
I'm guessing it is one from his former bike hire...

I'm guessing it is one from his former bike hire company?
I never made it up to Takaka but that is on the plan for my next trip. There is so much to see esp if you ride off the main highway.
It's...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-07-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,428
Posted By Hewzie
I'm getting that feeling again.

Where is my helmet? Tell the boss I'm crook and won't be in until mid Dec.
Oh, I miss the Sth Island. First time was in Dec 76. I did a lap with John Fitz, of Thunderbikes, Nelson fame. We had a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-06-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,458
Posted By Hewzie
Good on ya, mate

Well done. You have lived your dream....again. That was a great RR to follow, with some great photos.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,437
Posted By Hewzie
Living the Dream

Good on you for getting out and about in the great Aussie outback.
I'm keen to do some long rides like this after having completed a solo Perth-Adel-Grampians-Adel-Perth ride a few months ago....
Forum: Road Warriors 11-21-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 50,139
Posted By Hewzie
Well, I've owned a 990SMT for a couple of years...

Well, I've owned a 990SMT for a couple of years and then one day I woke up and thought I'd like to finally try a Harley.
Found a nice Switchback Dyna very low kms and I LOVE IT.
Sure, it is not...
Forum: Battle Scooters 09-28-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,288
Posted By Hewzie
Hi guys, I have a 300 Vespa. It is an awesome...

Hi guys, I have a 300 Vespa. It is an awesome bike. It shares it's bedroom with a Harley Dyna, a KTM 990SMT and a Hayabusa. It is my ride of choice whenever I need to cover the 10kms into the city. I...
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