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Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 09:59 PM
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Posted By OutbackDreamer
September :ear??? Gaz

September :ear???

Gaz
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 08:39 PM
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Views: 534,613
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Cheers I certainly couldn't go past the black -...

Cheers
I certainly couldn't go past the black - it's the only colour choice in Oz at the moment though (just like the Model 'T' ford)
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,365
Views: 534,613
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Have pulled the trigger

After weeks of deliberation - trying to decide on type of bike, if I keep my current bike and then waiting on the Bank, I have now finally pulled the trigger and bought a brand new FJR1300A.

Here...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3,365
Views: 534,613
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Interesting development.. The dealer certainly...

Interesting development..
The dealer certainly told me no ES was going to be released in Australia, after I specifically asked him about the electronic suspension - maybe trying to get me to sign...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Looks like I'm likely :clap - I've sold it as...

Looks like I'm likely :clap - I've sold it as Family time (my boys were complaining they couldn't come with me to Bremer Bay anyway)
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 10:41 PM
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Views: 534,613
Posted By OutbackDreamer
QueenslandKen, It's just a waiting game for me...

QueenslandKen,
It's just a waiting game for me now - it'd be embarassing if the finances fell through, though I'd be very surprised if it did.
But once I actually have the bike in my hot little...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3,365
Views: 534,613
Posted By OutbackDreamer
The old FJ was a classic, amount of torque was...

The old FJ was a classic, amount of torque was awesome - there's a moderate uphill corner I know that I could go around in fifth on the FJ1200 (including my mrs and full luggage), where I'd need to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3,365
Views: 534,613
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Cheers, just the answer I'm after. a friend of...

Cheers, just the answer I'm after.
a friend of my said that I'd be cramped, which was disappointing (as I really like the look of the bike) but with my test ride I didn't get that feeling - so was...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3,365
Views: 534,613
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Hi guys, this conversation is going down a path...

Hi guys, this conversation is going down a path I'm interested in.

I'm seriously thinking of getting a 2014 model - have test ridden (a 2013 demo for only 1/2 hour though) but the bike seemed...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2014, 02:42 AM
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Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Alex, have to agree with Bully - everyone's just...

Alex, have to agree with Bully - everyone's just jealous about the orange riders. Unlike those sullen German bike riders:rofl
Forum: Australia 03-15-2014, 02:33 AM
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Posted By OutbackDreamer
Did you test a new orange paint job on the DR...

Did you test a new orange paint job on the DR this morning - and you wanted me to bring along my 4wd with a trailer:rofl

Funny thing is I've been testing today - Japanese, German & Austrian :evil...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Dennis, The sadistic side of me is interested,...

Dennis,
The sadistic side of me is interested, then my sensible side kicks in and says that my wife would probably shot me if I suggested another trip to Bremer Bay (it's probably a little to soon...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 02:03 AM
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Views: 1,568,289
Posted By OutbackDreamer
ztrab Will try following what you've suggested....

ztrab
Will try following what you've suggested.

Interesting thought re 1st gear sand start with a short shift to second, I have issues getting to stand up when starting in the soft sand - though...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 09:26 PM
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Posted By OutbackDreamer
09 690 R Clutch

Hi all, wondering if someone is able to help?

I think my clutch slave has gone, but I don't want to throw money at it (or more-so mr KTM) when I'm not sure. Especially if there is an easy fix to...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,745
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Bigger is always better huh :evil

Bigger is always better huh :evil
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 02:00 AM
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Views: 5,745
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Thanks for the weekend guys, and thanks for...

Thanks for the weekend guys, and thanks for organizing Dennis.

Lessons I learnt :deal:
- need to lighten the bike more (or just take a 450 pocket rocket) - the safari tank full of additional fuel...
Forum: Australia 02-17-2014, 02:03 AM
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Views: 1,697
Posted By OutbackDreamer
You obviously haven't been to cuballing...

You obviously haven't been to cuballing before:rofl
Forum: Australia 02-05-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By OutbackDreamer
Does anyone know what pressure my tyres should be...

Does anyone know what pressure my tyres should be ...or is that tires??, no it's tyres - this is an ozzie thread isn't it?

Oh bugger, the thread changed to keep road pressures, your better off...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Geez Bully thats a bit rough - I've got limited...

Geez Bully thats a bit rough - I've got limited time for rides at the moment and your posting things like that.:D

Have been thinking about riding a similar route for a while, but won't be able to...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2014, 02:06 AM
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Views: 5,745
Posted By OutbackDreamer
I'm heading down on the Friday - welcome to come...

I'm heading down on the Friday - welcome to come with me if you want (I live NOR, though your on my way, so it'd be a case of just stopping in as I head past).
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 123
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Posted By OutbackDreamer
I'm all booked in (powered tent site) as well. ...

I'm all booked in (powered tent site) as well.

Definately looking forward to the weekend - haven't been for a proper ride since the Bridgetown OCBR.

Gaz
Forum: Australia 12-18-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,525
Posted By OutbackDreamer
That must mean their's no issue (legally) with...

That must mean their's no issue (legally) with using helmet cams in WA
Forum: Australia 12-18-2013, 08:09 PM
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Posted By OutbackDreamer
WA cops now ride unmarked bikes

Just read this :
http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/wa-camera-cops-to-target-texting-drivers-20131219-2zmxd.html

I thought the WA politicians had stopped the use of motorbikes all together -...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2013, 08:43 PM
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Views: 5,745
Posted By OutbackDreamer
- My misses is keen for me to head off that...

- My misses is keen for me to head off that weekend for a weekend of riding:D
- my leave is booked and has been approved:D
- I need to book a camp site.:deal


I've taken the Friday & tuesday...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 16,967
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Great weekend guys - who'd of thought that it...

Great weekend guys - who'd of thought that it would have been the old guys making the most noise:freaky.:roflStaying only on beer and away from spirits certainly helped, no hangover for me.

Thanks...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 16,967
Posted By OutbackDreamer
What kind of distance are you thinking - if we...

What kind of distance are you thinking - if we don't stop at Collie or Boyup Brook?

I carry 26L (12L stock tank and 14L safari Tank), so should be good for 400-500km's. Is this going to be...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,745
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Dennis, as mentioned on the Perth rides thread...

Dennis, as mentioned on the Perth rides thread I'm there - was disappointed I couldn't make the last one, so I'm looking forward to this.

I know it's early days, but what do you think would be the...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Bremer Bay Long Weekend

I'm going to be trailering my bike down - so depending on the trailer I get my hands on, I'll have room for 2 or 3 others.
Forum: Australia 11-06-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 16,967
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Hillbilly, considering you sound like you...

Hillbilly, considering you sound like you definately know what tracks you're taking to get down - I might join you as well (hopefully I haven't put any out by changing my mind).

I was looking...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2013, 03:27 AM
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Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
perfect timing - misses my wedding anv and my...

perfect timing - misses my wedding anv and my wifes b'day. So count me in.

Gaz
Forum: Australia 11-05-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 16,967
Posted By OutbackDreamer
I'll be heading down Sat morning via as much dirt...

I'll be heading down Sat morning via as much dirt as I can find - was looking at meeting up at Byford and heading from there (using some GPS routes I've kept from previous rides, and adding in some...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 16,967
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Cool - alway good to ride with someone else. ...

Cool - alway good to ride with someone else.

I'm now starting to assume I'll be leading a two wheel dirt ride to Bridgtown (hopefully few others may decide to tag along).
I'll look at a route we...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 16,967
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Question Hi all. Just wondering what plans there are to...

Hi all. Just wondering what plans there are to get down to Bridgetown?

What I've gathered so far
- Neil, and others are trailering their bikes down
- Bully and others are doing some sidecar...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Vince, Count me in - just managed to get a...

Vince,
Count me in - just managed to get a leave pass (an unusual event for a saturday for me), so I'm locking this in before she changes her mind:deal

Gaz
Forum: Australia 10-08-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 16,967
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Me :d Waitesy Nick Bully Bully jnr ...

Me :d
Waitesy
Nick
Bully
Bully jnr
Shitted
Dremented
Revsinc
Hill Billy
Dennis
Forum: Australia 09-27-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
I'm keen to join as well - will look at meeting...

I'm keen to join as well - will look at meeting at Crystal Brook as well

Gaz
Forum: Australia 09-18-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Ride Sunday 22nd??

Anyone heading out for a ride this sunday (22nd).

I know a few of you are heading out further a-field shortly, but what about anyone else?

Gaz
Forum: Australia 08-17-2013, 02:38 AM
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Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
I haven't been on the bike since bully's ride- so...

I haven't been on the bike since bully's ride- so I'm keen.

See you there

Gaz
Forum: Australia 07-26-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
Looks like I'll be able to make it. I assume...

Looks like I'll be able to make it.

I assume crystal brook BP?

Gaz
Forum: Australia 07-01-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7,698
Views: 529,468
Posted By OutbackDreamer
You managed to find the 4wd basic training water...

You managed to find the 4wd basic training water crossing mud hole:D
I'm sure all the WA 4wd training companies take their students to that hole to give an experiance of a water crossing

Gaz
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