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Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,736
Posted By Oz-Strom
Good call trg - I look forward to revised...

Good call trg - I look forward to revised dates:1drink
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 42,336
Posted By Oz-Strom
Is this a self supporting type, or does it...

Is this a self supporting type, or does it require to be pegged/tied in order to stay up? I have one of the old Aldi versions bought for $25 when discounted post sale. Has been OK , but now looking...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 33,895
Posted By Oz-Strom
Joe - post this query over in the OZ/Kiwi 690...

Joe - post this query over in the OZ/Kiwi 690 thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=357040&page=361) - I am sure they will sort you out
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 02-10-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,650
Posted By Oz-Strom
Tutorial for Montana 650?

Hi all,

I am "navigationally challenged" and continue to have problems doing routes on basecamp and general use of the Montana. Was wondering if anyone can point me at some useful on-line...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,736
Posted By Oz-Strom
Very happy to contribute to steak and bacon/eggs...

Very happy to contribute to steak and bacon/eggs option if that goes ahead. Also $30 for car fuel etc thanks for organising :D
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,743
Posted By Oz-Strom
I had an early weestrom and managed to crack the...

I had an early weestrom and managed to crack the front rim twice, but I was riding with DRs in some semi-serious off road stuff on one occasion, but the other was due to hitting a hidden rock in...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,736
Posted By Oz-Strom
I am fairly definite now for this ride - should...

I am fairly definite now for this ride - should be good fun :D
Forum: Australia 01-29-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,736
Posted By Oz-Strom
Good one diggs. Also depending on dates I am in...

Good one diggs. Also depending on dates I am in for this.

Cheers
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,982
Posted By Oz-Strom
Essential

I have used a AlpineStars neck brace for 3 years, in combo with the same brand jacket and body armour which is designed to work together. I found at first it was PITA, but you do soon get used to...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,023
Posted By Oz-Strom
summary article on rule changes

http://www.bikepoint.com.au/content/news/2015/rules-changes-looming-for-qld-riders-48471
Forum: Australia 01-07-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 35,447
Posted By Oz-Strom
Did Clayton finish stage 4?

Not sure as the tracking does not have him at CP4. Stuck in the dunes?
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 32,700
Posted By Oz-Strom
Not sure if this has been posted before, but I...

Not sure if this has been posted before, but I thought it was interesting and relevant.
Things to deal with depression
The following is a response on Quora.

1) Drink a lot of water. The single...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,023
Posted By Oz-Strom
yes me too - for the last 44 years - but was...

yes me too - for the last 44 years - but was wondering when I would finally be doing it legally :evil
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,023
Posted By Oz-Strom
Do we know when these changes start?

Just wondering if we have an implementation date as yet?
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,559
Posted By Oz-Strom
Not so bad

I have seen other pics that show it in a better light. Motor sounds like it is retuned for midrange, which suits me. It could be a good replacement for my Aprilia Shiver as commuter and occasional...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have had these mounted to my barkbusters for a...

I have had these mounted to my barkbusters for a while now, and I agree they are good kit. Don't underestimate them because of small size, in fact the light weight of these is a bonus, and they have...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,227
Posted By Oz-Strom
I know a couple of folks that swear by the...

I know a couple of folks that swear by the ruggedness of the Samsung Galaxy s5. They have them on ram mounts in dust and rain. They use them as 1 unit to do sat Nav / gps, camera, music and phone.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5,431
Views: 600,385
Posted By Oz-Strom
I am sure I have seen posts from a couple that...

I am sure I have seen posts from a couple that toured multiple continents 2 up. I have done some 2 up and it is not such a problem. But I do have a modded seat.
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,214
Posted By Oz-Strom
For me as an aging ADVer, this would be a good...

For me as an aging ADVer, this would be a good alternative to the WR250R (which my son has a well modded example) as a lightweight adv bike. Thinking lately the 690 is a bit too testing on my (lack...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,059
Posted By Oz-Strom
+1 for the Uglyfish with the optional foam seal,...

+1 for the Uglyfish with the optional foam seal, which when used sort of makes them into goggles, and keeps some dust out when the visor is up (Shoei Hornet)
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,622
Posted By Oz-Strom
I reckon one of the maxiscoots would be a good...

I reckon one of the maxiscoots would be a good option - great to commute and can tour as well. I like the BMW 650 and Tmax 530.
...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,078
Posted By Oz-Strom
Bump - Pegaso bits for free

Rack and pannier rails in Brisbane in pay it forward thread
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25049225&postcount=427
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,767
Posted By Oz-Strom
2 times lost that poor abused licence. First was...

2 times lost that poor abused licence. First was way back when in the early 70s on Ps. Then as recent as 2010. I blame the fact that I now live in the city/suburbs, and as a daily motorcycle...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 126,265
Posted By Oz-Strom
Aprilia Pegaso rear rack and pannier rails - free

I have OEM rack and rails for 2007 peg trail if anybody wants them and will pay postage or pick up....
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,279
Posted By Oz-Strom
The DR for the reasons already stated above if...

The DR for the reasons already stated above if weight and off road ability are your main priorities.

However the other 2 are more comfortable, have a screen and large tank, and are just as...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,341
Posted By Oz-Strom
Yeah, thanks guys. Thanks Barry for showing us...

Yeah, thanks guys. Thanks Barry for showing us around.
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,341
Posted By Oz-Strom
Suits me :D

Suits me :D
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,341
Posted By Oz-Strom
I could be a starter at Kenmore for this ride,...

I could be a starter at Kenmore for this ride, depending on what I can get done on Sat - need to get out for a not-so-quick spin
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 45,418
Posted By Oz-Strom
Moving to Melbourne

Hi all - I am relocating to Melbourne due to a change in wife's job. Should be there early Nov and will be keen to hook up with others for some adving in the surrounds. Will let you know when I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21,354
Views: 2,551,705
Posted By Oz-Strom
I slipped some mesh in behind the std louvre...

I slipped some mesh in behind the std louvre guard and it has been fine for 25k kms - all zip tied of course
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21,354
Views: 2,551,705
Posted By Oz-Strom
[QUOTE=Seth S;24788364]They downsized to a 650 or...

[QUOTE=Seth S;24788364]They downsized to a 650 or 700ccc limit first...cannot remember the exact number.

I think the reason they wanted to go to the 450's was to push the events towards more...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By Oz-Strom
And there are unmarked bikes in use to. A work...

And there are unmarked bikes in use to. A work mate got pulled over and booked last week by a cop on a blue speed triple.
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19,758
Views: 2,391,258
Posted By Oz-Strom
thanks Phil I do split and filter in Brissy,...

thanks Phil

I do split and filter in Brissy, but only been booked for filtering to date :cry
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19,758
Views: 2,391,258
Posted By Oz-Strom
Moving to Melbourne - lane splitting OK?

Moving due to (wife's) work and as I am a daily m/c commuter I was wondering if it is OK to lane split there? I do it daily in Brissy where it is not legal (have the points to prove it too)

Can...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,985
Posted By Oz-Strom
I am a fan of the teflon spray dry lube - no crap...

I am a fan of the teflon spray dry lube - no crap sticks to it and I figure I have some lube penetrating to the O rings - but I could be just deluding myself :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21,354
Views: 2,551,705
Posted By Oz-Strom
could be a tight spot in the chain?

could be a tight spot in the chain?
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,053
Posted By Oz-Strom
Might pop out for a look and some fish and chips...

Might pop out for a look and some fish and chips if the weather is good
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5,431
Views: 600,385
Posted By Oz-Strom
I added an old screen (off an Aprilia Pegaso) on...

I added an old screen (off an Aprilia Pegaso) on top of the hard parts one. Have risers and scotts damper also. I mounted a pair of (small Mondo Moto MM10s) LEDs off the barkbusters, but am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21,354
Views: 2,551,705
Posted By Oz-Strom
The 16/45 works fine on the stock chain and is...

The 16/45 works fine on the stock chain and is better on road obviously. I used to swap to 16 F for higher speed rides, but now I don't bother worrying about 500 rpm or so, so leave the 15 on.
Forum: Australia 05-21-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,137
Posted By Oz-Strom
done and shared on twitter and FB - lets hope for...

done and shared on twitter and FB - lets hope for a sensible outcome (did I say that about our Qld govt? :eek1)
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