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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 12:18 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 14,941
Posted By gateman
What did I do with my bikes? I walked past...

What did I do with my bikes?

I walked past both of them and for about the 400th time thought they need a wash and a bloody long ride for a few days.

Saturday is wash day and then I'm away for a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,593
Posted By gateman
Great RR QDogg. Good to see that light...

Great RR QDogg.

Good to see that light bar...more big trips in store I suspect.

How's that old guy following you about? G'day Rover
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,455
Posted By gateman
Shoulder bolts may be of use. Sometimes called...

Shoulder bolts may be of use. Sometimes called step bolts.

You still need to correct the shape of the hole...up in size to suit a shoulder diameter and cross reference with the correct bolt/thread...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-17-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,496
Views: 997,458
Posted By gateman
cheers MB, I was trying to work out if it was an...

cheers MB, I was trying to work out if it was an island or part of a promontory
in the back ground. Looking south-ísh. Looks like a nice place.
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By gateman
Feed back from mates who required NRMA assistance...

Feed back from mates who required NRMA assistance for their bikes has been great in the words. One at Wilcannia got the guy from Cobar to collect, got a room and bike was secured over the Sunday and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,496
Views: 997,458
Posted By gateman
Whats the location in this photo MB? looks...

Whats the location in this photo MB? looks familiar.
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,844
Posted By gateman
I think you'll find the mid range/ model Ctek job...

I think you'll find the mid range/ model Ctek job will do what you expect.

Watching ans service charging your bike while its not in use...is that correct?

I don't personally own one but I have...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By gateman
Good call by your nearest and dearest Ross. ...

Good call by your nearest and dearest Ross.

I fit that mid 50's description and I've always hated that insurance thing like you say.

It's time I got some of this stuff in place too. Its among a...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By gateman
Frank was not fun... Doug and Morien?...

Frank was not fun...


Doug and Morien? Bloomfied had the pub while I was out there.

Still wasn't much lady talent about town then either Reefdog.

I do remember the post office house had a...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By gateman
I dont remember ever getting to look around the...

I dont remember ever getting to look around the woolshed Reefdog.

Manthy? was pretty sus of roo shooters or dog board blokes when I was out that way.
Forum: Australia 02-04-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By gateman
I don't carry a lot of tools. The route...

I don't carry a lot of tools.

The route probably dictates if I add more..ie across the top I might add an item or two.

But mostly its the standard small tool kit in the bike and just those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 233,231
Posted By gateman
Didn't get a photo but got the fright of my life....

Didn't get a photo but got the fright of my life.

Just over the brow of a hill...unsighted till well within 50 mtrs, a big round bale of hay sitting up in my lane.

Had not been riding for long...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3,496
Views: 997,458
Posted By gateman
believe it or not a 1/2 BSW connecting nut...used...

believe it or not a 1/2 BSW connecting nut...used for connecting booka rod works very well.

Total length is about 25mm long by the neatest of fits in the axle.
Grab it with a 19mm socket or a big...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By gateman
Moc Parker...but gee thats years ago now Dennis. ...

Moc Parker...but gee thats years ago now Dennis. Still leases the pub though.


One large rock outcrop not far into the park from Hungerford. If you leave your bike in car park and walk to the...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,488
Posted By gateman
Why use ARGO on mild steel or stainless MIG...

Why use ARGO on mild steel or stainless MIG process.

060 Argoshield light,065 Argoshield Universal and 064 ArgoShield Heavey are all far better for use on mild steel, GAL and bis, and fine for...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,488
Posted By gateman
[/B] Whys that then? How does cheap...

[/B]


Whys that then?

How does cheap and amps relate to each other? As a measure of worth then its a flawed method.

You can get cheap 210 amp welders as easily as hi quality 210 amp...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,340
Posted By gateman
What intreags me ONutter is why anyone would pay...

What intreags me ONutter is why anyone would pay good money to fuck a bike when you could save the gas hassle and just go smash you head into hard flat surfaces.

I had gas on aN "F truck" and it...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,488
Posted By gateman
If you go the MIG path then be aware you need...

If you go the MIG path then be aware you need different drive rollers and lines than used for mild steel wires.

You can buy your bottles and they work out fine as far as cost for content and then...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By gateman
BearFast Tamworth. Ask for Jeff or Rick and...

BearFast Tamworth.

Ask for Jeff or Rick and explain you needs. M16 x 1.25 X ??? how long and the head type + material.

These guys are tops for all manner of stuff. If you've got old item send...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By gateman
At a guess...out my way might be round Warren...

At a guess...out my way might be round Warren perhaps?
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,167
Posted By gateman
The bit in bold needs to be kept in mind while...

The bit in bold needs to be kept in mind while the rest of your post is read.

Those times are changing step by step and the wide assumption that if a standard does not exist for an item then users...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-28-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3,496
Views: 997,458
Posted By gateman
Laugh My TDM has well over 100,000 km and used 4 fronts...

My TDM has well over 100,000 km and used 4 fronts at around 34,000km each and 9 rears which usualy get around 19,000km .
Ive only used Distanzias on it.

My distanzias must be fault or something...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By gateman
From where? to PhI. Collie? WA?

From where? to PhI.

Collie? WA?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,496
Views: 997,458
Posted By gateman
I know you want a definitive answer to...

I know you want a definitive answer to this...right now and all, but take the time to read through the thread and take a look at the photos and the bike set-up. Pay attention to the terrain they ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 36,143
Views: 9,418,922
Posted By gateman
Much better.

Much better.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,983
Posted By gateman
Stickers? well at least this topics got a pics of...

Stickers? well at least this topics got a pics of bikes in it which is better than the Killboy Dra:Dgon thing over the last few days.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 36,143
Views: 9,418,922
Posted By gateman
Can we have pics of bikes again in this thread or...

Can we have pics of bikes again in this thread or what?

The last few pages have been fucking boring I got to say.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,159
Posted By gateman
Very very north west by the looks Lentil. My...

Very very north west by the looks Lentil.

My dads got some shit hes had years too...so maybe its genetic?? in our case.

Its all still crap I dont need to drag about the country side from one...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,159
Posted By gateman
Ive been in this place twelve years and have a...

Ive been in this place twelve years and have a good fabrication shop. Now relocating and all that what if shit is going to the scap man.

Dumped a tray back ute full of vidios last week and some...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By gateman
What? just one?

What? just one?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3,496
Views: 997,458
Posted By gateman
And why if you have history with this Bill did...

And why if you have history with this Bill did you not take matters in hand at the very first huddle and do the delivery to the better bikes guy in the first place?

This Bill bloke is what...the...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,253
Posted By gateman
Do these figure take account of those dry weight...

Do these figure take account of those dry weight and those wet?
Forum: Australia 01-12-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,526
Posted By gateman
Needs more beer?? Fusses maybe?

Needs more beer??

Fusses maybe?
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By gateman
Its an attractive proposition but I wouldn't ride...

Its an attractive proposition but I wouldn't ride my ST1300 cos its too hard to pick the fat councillor bitch thing back up...but thats just me.

We want pics when your down that way Williamson...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By gateman
fantastic stuff mate.

fantastic stuff mate.
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 14,941
Posted By gateman
Well I put my emergency braking and dick-head...

Well I put my emergency braking and dick-head avoidance practice to work...as well as deployment of the rapid flashing all my high-beam and drivers followed at length by the middle finger salute to...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By gateman
My Hema map is always on the bike anyway...

My Hema map is always on the bike anyway Wally...for those change of plans mid route.

The thing I like about the computer aids is the accurate distance and those satellite images.

Just remeber...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By gateman
All shit aside Wally Peat you will find Classic...

All shit aside Wally Peat you will find Classic Google Maps a help with this sort of trip planning.

With any sort of trip.

Once you spend some time just playing with the controls your going to...
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,009
Posted By gateman
Thats a bloody good result for 13 days PO. ...

Thats a bloody good result for 13 days PO.

Keep up the work.
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,010
Posted By gateman
Who owns the pub down there now?

Who owns the pub down there now?
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