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Forum: Australia 07-01-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,735
Posted By Warpig
Ggw

Stones GGW in a Gatorade bottle. Drink the gatorade in the morning, burn the bottle at night and start again the next day...
Forum: Australia 06-05-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,751
Posted By Warpig
Sorry fellows

I'll have to apologise and withdraw my statement about young Casey. As soon as I saw 'armchair racer' ad hominems appearing I knew I'd made a really major misjudgement in the forum I'd chosen for...
Forum: Australia 06-05-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,751
Posted By Warpig
Cool2 Don't have the natural ability. I win plenty at...

Don't have the natural ability. I win plenty at the things I do best.
Forum: Australia 05-22-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,751
Posted By Warpig
Meh.

I'm still really sad he's going. He was our greatest hope for the last few years: really the only Australian at the very top level on the bitumen. There's a pretty big vacuum now he's going. Let's...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,751
Posted By Warpig
Indeed. He is a talented rider, possibly with the...

Indeed. He is a talented rider, possibly with the riding ability to be THE best. His OTHER ISSUES mean he will be consigned to history as very good rider, but NOT one of the best. The criteria he...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,751
Posted By Warpig
BS. One's capacity for riding a motorcycle has...

BS. One's capacity for riding a motorcycle has absolutely no relevance to their capacity for judging another's mental strength. Do you think Casey has to go looking for a GP rider with psychological...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,751
Posted By Warpig
Enough to be good, but not enough to be great. He...

Enough to be good, but not enough to be great. He has the talent to be another Doohan if he'd stayed on. Just not the mental strength.
Forum: Australia 05-06-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
Posted By Warpig
I was going to say how easy it is to revive a...

I was going to say how easy it is to revive a fouled plug, but I stand corrected. Giving them a wipe with emery (including between the electrodes) has always worked for me in outboards, chainsaws and...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,021
Posted By Warpig
+1. Carried a range of saws for years, then one...

+1. Carried a range of saws for years, then one day just tried going without. Never missed the bloody thing whatsoever.
Forum: Australia 04-23-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By Warpig
+1 on both counts

+1 on both counts
Forum: Australia 04-19-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,736
Posted By Warpig
I have no idea how the jerry cans, CB750 or rider...

I have no idea how the jerry cans, CB750 or rider survived this. The corrugations on that road when I last did it (99) were insane.
Forum: Australia 03-20-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,754
Posted By Warpig
+1. The best for lightweight hiking too.

+1. The best for lightweight hiking too.
Forum: Australia 02-09-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,396
Posted By Warpig
I was thinking about my penchant for buying cheap...

I was thinking about my penchant for buying cheap crap riding gear. Whilst my jacket and pants and boots were cheapies, I wear an Arai hemet and A-stars gloves. Ironically the gear that hits the...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,396
Posted By Warpig
Hiya Rus. The jacket was a VERY cheap...

Hiya Rus.

The jacket was a VERY cheap 'Hardt' safari from Sydney City MC. I really wish I'd stop being such a tightarse when buying gear (it cost about $170), but it held up OK. Considering that I...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,396
Posted By Warpig
I managed to highside the DR on the tar at 100...

I managed to highside the DR on the tar at 100 km+ last friday arvo. Landed square on the shitty $30 kneeguards I have persistently strapped on every ride, 6 days a week for the last 6 years. Rooted...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,010
Posted By Warpig
Drivel

Nice one. The second ugliest bike on the road, only topped by the the Ducati Drivel. Probably similar abilities off road though...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,203
Posted By Warpig
Valvoline ValPlex EP. Waterproof, bulletproof and...

Valvoline ValPlex EP. Waterproof, bulletproof and blue. I was losing Landcruiser bearings every 10,000 km with ordinary wheel bearing grease: since I discovered this stuff I've gone 200,000 km with...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,775
Posted By Warpig
Petzls last longer than that! And you can still...

Petzls last longer than that! And you can still get them. That review is getting on though...

I'm very over cheap head LED torches: they always crap themselves within a very short time and usually...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By Warpig
Fair call. I have the odd car turn left in front...

Fair call. I have the odd car turn left in front of me on the pushy, although I'm usually going a lot faster than they are, and stopping quickly with 700x23c tyres just ain't going to happen....
Forum: Australia 06-05-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,775
Posted By Warpig
Flashlight reviews

This is seriously OCD...look at it...

http://www.flashlightreviews.com/reviews_index/reviews_index_headlamps.htm

Then buy a Petzl Tikka XP
Forum: OZ Vendors 06-05-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 26,108
Posted By Warpig
Yeah, I made that mistake....bloody hell. I...

Yeah, I made that mistake....bloody hell.

I but a lot of stuff from overseas off the www but Adventuremoto is what a local business SHOULD be like. If they stock it, I'll but it from them first...
Forum: Australia 06-05-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By Warpig
I cycle 500-1000 km a month and I'm very happy to...

I cycle 500-1000 km a month and I'm very happy to share with motos. Idiot pedestrians treat cycleways like they're footpaths (not talking about shared paths here: they just suck full stop): this...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,835
Posted By Warpig
Similar story, only I was going 40 over just...

Similar story, only I was going 40 over just north of the harbour bridge.

Going grey ain't all bad!
Forum: Australia 04-06-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,416
Posted By Warpig
Got a new one of these a couple of years back for...

Got a new one of these a couple of years back for $220 landed. Undoubtedly no better than a recon one though...

+1 for Rick: the diode board I bought off him is a work of art. Been in almost 10 y...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Warpig
+1 for Adv moto

They were damn good when I bought a Wolfman tankbag too. Highly recommended.
Forum: Australia 03-10-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By Warpig
Savannah way from SW of Cairns to Broome. 99.5%...

Savannah way from SW of Cairns to Broome. 99.5% unsealed, awesome road. Probably the best road I've ever been on.

I'd avoid Kakadu (Kakadon't): crowds of idiots and no better scenery than...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,301
Posted By Warpig
Nice one GTboy

+1

Been peak hour commuting in Sydney since 1986.

Tried the bright colours: they make no difference whatsoever. All black looks a little bit more intimidating, and that makes WAY more...
Forum: Australia 02-24-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,620
Posted By Warpig
E07s: great tyres, front or rear. As loose as...

E07s: great tyres, front or rear. As loose as you'd expect on wet tar, but amazing grip off road (front included). I got 12,000 km odd from the R, threw the front away barely worn to get road tyres...
Forum: Australia 02-24-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 13,866
Posted By Warpig
+1 (actually, +2). My income's not much higher...

+1 (actually, +2). My income's not much higher than yours. I'm casual, and so I can go on 3 or 4 days a week for a few months every now and again to get more riding time in. If I want a new bike, I...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Warpig
Anyone park in Druitt St Sydney City?

For those who park in the Druitt Street motorbike parking area WATCH OUT - the cops are booking you if you come off the Anzac Bridge part and turn left to go into the parking area. Yes there is a...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Warpig
Yup. I'm about that weight and the suspension is...

Yup. I'm about that weight and the suspension is STIFF at both ends, even after 28,000 km

Also, I run an FMF Powercore with Procycle (USA) jet kit and it runs outstandingly. A good option if you...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4,775
Views: 334,349
Posted By Warpig
Tenacious D-Kickapoo

He got kinda boring for a (long...) while there, but this is hilarious.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwQNEXJI3io
Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By Warpig
Recorded

Thanks for doing that. I was after the same answer a while back, and did the same thing as you.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,143
Posted By Warpig
That is the squarest rear tyre I have ever seen.

That is the squarest rear tyre I have ever seen.
Forum: Australia 01-28-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By Warpig
I've used the same stuff for 10,000 km or so, and...

I've used the same stuff for 10,000 km or so, and I like it. Mainly road km though. It makes less of a mess if you're careful not to use too much. I think it lasts a lot longer before drying out than...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,143
Posted By Warpig
Another one for ROCs

The Andy's were fine when new, but didn't last as long as the ROCs. The elastic gave in on Andy's after 8 y or so, ROCs still going. Obviously both last a fair while...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By Warpig
You're shitting me: I don't usually get things...

You're shitting me: I don't usually get things this badly wrong: it sure looked sealed last time I had it out. I'll have a look when I get a minute and get back.

and THANK YOU WW!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By Warpig
Same problem

I've got the same problem on my R100R. I've taken it off and thought really hard about hard to clean it, but can't come up with anything so I'm just running it as is. You could pour something inside...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,062
Posted By Warpig
Weight

I'll need a new roady (tourer) soon enough but all the road bikes that are out there are way too bloody heavy, so when you do have to take it on the dirt (and if you tour anywhere decent in Australia...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 70,554
Posted By Warpig
Sorry: can't help. I bought the whole kit. It did...

Sorry: can't help. I bought the whole kit. It did seem a bit wasteful, but from memory the price wasn't too silly.
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