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Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By ciedema
You can return home for a short period and still...

You can return home for a short period and still import a bike, is the trip is for business. I have done this.
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,367
Posted By ciedema
Same product, why pay the extra? It is going to...

Same product, why pay the extra? It is going to protect my head just as well. When I had my last accident, I was wearing a Shoei brought in the UK, certified to British Motorsports standards, I...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,367
Posted By ciedema
I would just like to buy that Shoei at the same...

I would just like to buy that Shoei at the same as the rest of the world without having to fork out $200-$300 extra because it has to have an AS sticker on it.

And I would like to be to attach a...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,422
Posted By ciedema
Rode past a police car yet again this morning...

Rode past a police car yet again this morning doing while filtering. No flashing lights.

I think the traffic is much better also - more cars move aside than before.
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,280
Posted By ciedema
Looks very similar to this REI Chair...

Looks very similar to this REI Chair http://www.rei.com/product/829239/rei-flex-lite-chair

My wife had one (since stolen) - it was okay a bit wobbly for those of us with a greater girth.

I...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,082
Posted By ciedema
There's a lesson here somewhere - but I am not...

There's a lesson here somewhere - but I am not sure it is for Jdeks. :rofl
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,082
Posted By ciedema
I couldn't have said it better.

I couldn't have said it better.
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,082
Posted By ciedema
It might pay to post this on Horizons Unlimited...

It might pay to post this on Horizons Unlimited also.
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,175
Posted By ciedema
No I realise that - but the bulk of the...

No I realise that - but the bulk of the discussion (here and elsewhere), including suggested responses if a ticket has been received has been around a helmet still complying with the standard as...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,175
Posted By ciedema
So a test case has started on this issue in...

So a test case has started on this issue in Victoria.

http://motorbikewriter.com/loopholes-sought-helmet-cameras/

Interestingly it doesn't appear that are arguing against the attachment of a...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 308,019
Posted By ciedema
mmm do the yanks use a different diaphragm? I...

mmm do the yanks use a different diaphragm? I wouldn't have thought their E10 is that different to ours.
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 308,019
Posted By ciedema
In the US and Canada Ethanol Blended Fuel is the...

In the US and Canada Ethanol Blended Fuel is the only thing available 99% of time - I did 90,000 ks on my 990, if doesn't run any different on non-ethanol fuel no I have brought it home.

I think...
Forum: Australia 11-26-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,175
Posted By ciedema
The argument comes down weather or not the...

The argument comes down weather or not the relevant section of the AS applies only to the construction of the helmet or to non-permantment attachments (i.e. where the helmet has not been modified) to...
Forum: Australia 11-26-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By ciedema
Rider down Sunshine Coast

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/motorcyclist-55-killed-in-head-on-crash-on-sunshine-coast/story-fnn8dlfs-1227136184399

mmm it looks like a dirt road - an ADVer?

RIP either way. ...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By ciedema
For the US you can apply for a B2/B3 Visa and 6+...

For the US you can apply for a B2/B3 Visa and 6+ months at a go and if you are in Canada or Mexico when it expires you can get another 6+ months.
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By ciedema
I was speaking to someone this weekend who was...

I was speaking to someone this weekend who was told this exact thing from HEMA. NP have been actively requesting the removal of map data.
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By ciedema
990 FI KTM Adv no problems and I did flog it.

990 FI KTM Adv no problems and I did flog it.
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By ciedema
NSW State Forest Maps

Hello All,

I came across the link below today. Loads of forestry maps showing the roads and tracks through various state forests.

I don't know how accurate they are, but am planing on trying...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,422
Posted By ciedema
I notice that people are a little more willing to...

I notice that people are a little more willing to make room since this was announced, even though it hasn't been legislated yet.
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,282
Posted By ciedema
The press release issued by the government says...

The press release issued by the government says ECE 22.05, a number of press articles indicate DOT (US) and Japanese standards. So just keep in mind that your $300 US helmet might still be illegal...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,364
Posted By ciedema
Thing is NPWS have limited enough funding as it...

Thing is NPWS have limited enough funding as it is - once you open these "management trails" to all and sundry the maintenance costs increase.
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,282
Posted By ciedema
Because we have a publically funded health system...

Because we have a publically funded health system and it costs the government more money to fix you if you fall off with a poor quality or no helmet. Same reason we have to wear seat belts.

If...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,422
Posted By ciedema
Lane Filtering to be legal in Queensland (and some other stuff)

Sorry didn't spot the other thread I will ask for this to be removed.

<strike>The Queensland Government seems to have had something go wrong and has made not 1 but 3 common sense decisions :D

-...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By ciedema
I have done this, in both Canada and the US. In...

I have done this, in both Canada and the US. In the US I have registered in AZ using a local address. I know others who have done it in UT and AK. As others have said different states have...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,978
Posted By ciedema
So happy campers in NSW - you guys are now three...

So happy campers in NSW - you guys are now three months in. How is it all working out with the Lane Filtering? Drivers behaving themselves?
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 308,019
Posted By ciedema
I have similar problems caused by a failing...

I have similar problems caused by a failing battery.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,234
Posted By ciedema
To me the longer cranking time would be expected...

To me the longer cranking time would be expected behaviour as the system is effectively taking fuel out the system by running the pump in reverse.
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,978
Posted By ciedema
So Cockroaches - what has been the on ground...

So Cockroaches - what has been the on ground experience after the first week of operation?

Good, Bad, no different?
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By ciedema
There is a large Motorcycle Dealer in ChicoutImi ...

There is a large Motorcycle Dealer in ChicoutImi http://www.equipementsvilleneuve.com. They are nice guys and have some English speaking staff if you are French impaired like me. Pneus al la...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,353
Posted By ciedema
Only on the occasional weekend :( :cry Got...

Only on the occasional weekend :( :cry

Got back to Australia in March and the bike was about 4 weeks behind me. Been running a small IT Project since April.

I think I will try to fund...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3,293
Views: 669,353
Posted By ciedema
Even though I ridden through there I am still...

Even though I ridden through there I am still jealous. The stuff a few days each side of Ottawa were probably the hardest stuff. Everything else was pretty straight forward.
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,429
Posted By ciedema
Yeah well .... :rofl Just read too many...

Yeah well .... :rofl

Just read too many threads that say if your trip doesn't cross boxes xy and z you are just try hard, especially if you make a TV show about it. So I decided to vent.

I...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,429
Posted By ciedema
If it is a bit of a piss take fine. But it just...

If it is a bit of a piss take fine. But it just sounds like a another one of those threads where the 'experts' lay shit on others cause they aren't hardcore enough.

I should add that plenty of...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,429
Posted By ciedema
Fuck me - another bunch of wankers going on about...

Fuck me - another bunch of wankers going on about what does and doesn't constitute a proper bike riding trip. Yep there are guys who have done tougher trips - but that was hardly the point. Just a...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,978
Posted By ciedema
I notice that eternal protester against anyone on...

I notice that eternal protester against anyone on two wheels (pushies and motorbikes) piped in with a completely nonsensical argument, "that pedestrians crossing in stationary traffic the run the...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 150,121
Posted By ciedema
Simple I will buy it from the both of you. :) ...

Simple I will buy it from the both of you. :)

Sent from my awful Android Phone using awful Tapatalk software.
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By ciedema
Petition: Save Queensland's motor sporting venues from restrictions or forced closure

Petition to prevent further closures of motorsport facilities:

Story: http://motorbikewriter.com/petition-preserve-motorsport-tracks/

Petition:...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By ciedema
I'm going with no also. My favourite tyre on the...

I'm going with no also. My favourite tyre on the big girl but I only get 2000-2,500 miles out a rear and maybe 3,000-3,500 from a front.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By ciedema
And it was cold - rode through there on Monday.

And it was cold - rode through there on Monday.
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 150,121
Posted By ciedema
That would actually make ADB a worthwhile...

That would actually make ADB a worthwhile purchase.
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