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Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,378
Posted By tripodtiger
I decided to dredge this up, again, as I'm...

I decided to dredge this up, again, as I'm heading off tomorrow for my first 'race'. The others may be racing, I expect I will be circulating trying to stay out of the way.

I have 1 objective. ...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By tripodtiger
Not familiar with the name, but I've not been...

Not familiar with the name, but I've not been around here for that long. Long time since I've seen a Lav around town. I'll ask the question of the classic club and get back to you.
Maybe he...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,242
Posted By tripodtiger
Good news, Gav.

Good news, Gav.
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 39,957
Posted By tripodtiger
'Bonated Tail Ender' That would be worth seeing....

'Bonated Tail Ender' That would be worth seeing. Or not.
:rofl


Excellent Phil.
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,817
Posted By tripodtiger
http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Histori...

http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Historic-road-racing/Island-Classic-Jan-2014/i-2FnhFzQ/0/XL/aDSC_4022-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By tripodtiger
Thumb Very true. And that's a bloody good thing.

Very true.

And that's a bloody good thing.
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By tripodtiger
I assume that I'll be using the RD on the...

I assume that I'll be using the RD on the saturday and the XS on the sunday. S'pose it's a bit far to come for a weekend.

I didn't mention, a bloke I've known since my under-performing period at...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By tripodtiger
10th Wagga Classic Motorcycle Rally

It's not terribly adventurous, unless you happen to be riding some old slab tank thing amongst the semis, or maybe a post war Brit bike but, I do know there are some 'classic bike' enthusiasts out...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,464
Posted By tripodtiger
What's the line about if we learn nothing from...

What's the line about if we learn nothing from history, we are doomed to repeat it?

Good rant, Bill.

Good dredge, Mouse.

Nice bums, thanks Kipo! Maybe they just wanted to be in some blue...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
Dobbo, having failed to gain my attention via the...

Dobbo, having failed to gain my attention via the phone (it was switched off) turned up and prevented me from spending the day looking at bathroom taps and towel rails.


:clap



During the...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
Via the snow or around the long way? I've...

Via the snow or around the long way?

I've got a meeting in the evening of the 23rd. What time does the Vinduro at Can of wind ra start Trok? Just a thought at this stage.
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
I had to miss out today, for the day ride with...

I had to miss out today, for the day ride with His Dobbo-ess, doctors appointment. It seems like I have a genetic 'disease' that manifests itself sometime over 40 (see, proof that we are all...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
That has always been said to be a good rally,...

That has always been said to be a good rally, mainly because it's a 'long way' up an unsealed road? I've only been once, when I had my DR650. Yes, that long.

I do, however, hope that I will miss...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
No riding for me today, house cleaning before...

No riding for me today, house cleaning before Alec's 18th. If I don't help do it today, I'll have to do it all during the week. Today I have offsiders.

Dobbo led Sean (a work mate of mine, from...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 39,957
Posted By tripodtiger
hmm.. DR with a sidecar.

hmm.. DR with a sidecar.
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
I should only be re-fitting the wheels. I did...

I should only be re-fitting the wheels. I did the lazy and dropped the wheels off at Bike Essentials.

You could've gone for a ride today AND a ride Thursday. Mutually exclusive events.

I...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
The last LC was built in '82. That's a fekking...

The last LC was built in '82.
That's a fekking BMW.

I thought you were an intelli gent.:lol3

Touratech cases eh? Top shelf. BLING!
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
OF my life. None IN my life - I'm...

OF my life.
None IN my life - I'm married.:zilla


It's just time. I miss another race meeting this weekend. Maybe I should've just followed Troy, bought a DT200 or TTR250 and done Vinduro.
...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,091
Posted By tripodtiger
Bloody good camera work, planning and execution...

Bloody good camera work, planning and execution of all the mood stuff. I love it.:clap Nice riding in that area too. Unc took me down through there although I piked on Blue Rag and we couldn't see...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
well, the flash black 'cruiser that got me in...

well, the flash black 'cruiser that got me in January was probably 5 metres off the road.

Answer is easy, go really fast, on the wrong side of the road, around corners and slow down in the...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 39,957
Posted By tripodtiger
When did a 950 not sound good? Give yourself...

When did a 950 not sound good?
Give yourself a slap. :D
On the video I did last year, the big girl and the Aprilia twin get to bellow the final notes as the eject from an 'out' control. Sounds...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 39,957
Posted By tripodtiger
You'd be just mildly (!!) mis-stating the quality...

You'd be just mildly (!!) mis-stating the quality of my snaps to the photographs of Sylvia there, godsilla. Mine are ok, until you compare them with good shots. You know,the ones that clearly show...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
I am working Tuesday / Wednesday. Friday I...

I am working Tuesday / Wednesday.

Friday I MAY go to Eastern Creek for a club meeting. No, I still don't have the forks. I'vew got the bling rear shock but AP actually did stuff up. It explains...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 39,957
Posted By tripodtiger
http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-24...

http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-24-Hour-Reliability-Trial/i-hbhtWkP/0/L/aDSC_5215-L.jpg

...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 39,957
Posted By tripodtiger
Been chasing my tail since the 24. I'm finally...

Been chasing my tail since the 24. I'm finally getting some stills onto smugmug
http://tripodtiger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/24-Hour-Reliability-Trial/2014-24-Hour-Reliability-Trial/


Plenty...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
Stay out of Victoria

I just received another 'Visit Victoria Tax' in the mail.:dog

110 in a 100 zone FFS!

On the highly congested, winding road that has really poor sight distances and a very poor surface that is...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
Dargo High Plains road is definitely gates closed...

Dargo High Plains road is definitely gates closed during winter.

An alternative route from here is via Narial and Benambra to Omeo Gets high and maybe snowy. I don't know the highest it gets...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
Missed the request as I was in the garage trying...

Missed the request as I was in the garage trying to re-disorganise it.
He was only a 100km west. Sorry.
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
Unc has gone a drovin and we don't know when...

Unc has gone a drovin and we don't know when he'll return. Ok, someone will actually know that part of Clancy of the Overflow. I couldlook it up but I'll give some smart arse the chance to correct...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,256
Posted By tripodtiger
Uncle Gra' has asked me to inform the unwashed,...

Uncle Gra' has asked me to inform the unwashed, unloved, revolting masses that Milparinka has, at least in the immediate future, an operation pub and store, with fuel.

Maybe, like the show, 'The...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 29,061
Posted By tripodtiger
Milparinka Pub open

Info that Uncle Gra' asked me to pass on - he's enroute to the Kimberley with his new love Suzi as, most sadly, the Kato looks like it may be :viking - without the grin.

Milparinka pub & store is...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
That's what the tripod Tiger is for, shirley.

That's what the tripod Tiger is for, shirley.
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 39,957
Posted By tripodtiger
I am now home, finally warm again. I took Monday...

I am now home, finally warm again. I took Monday in Adelaide to get the whip cracking on LeighSA's ongoing creation. I resisted the temptation to take teaser photos but, for anyone who is interested...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
Eye's back too, not that I took anything of an...

Eye's back too, not that I took anything of an interesting route - just the highway. The big green Nob is not an adventure bike, IMHO, and the tyres are now deceased. Nice thing on the highway,...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 59,180
Posted By tripodtiger
Is Floda Fred? Flodder is Fred, but is Floda? ...

Is Floda Fred? Flodder is Fred, but is Floda?

Or have I got that wrong too?
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 204,806
Posted By tripodtiger
Here I sit in breezy Adelaide. :wave Unc is...

Here I sit in breezy Adelaide. :wave

Unc is somewhere between Morgan and Kapunda, maybe having lunch at Truro bakery, maybe not.

Leigh took me to Hoey Racing's premises this morning. I've had...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,282
Posted By tripodtiger
Who did that? Or just photoshop? I don't know...

Who did that? Or just photoshop? I don't know about that fat front tyre.

If a Skirtster can be turned into an all road bike, and they can, it just demonstrates that, with imagination, lots of...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 39,957
Posted By tripodtiger
It's too early to see that :eek1

It's too early to see that

:eek1
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,579
Posted By tripodtiger
Definitely suss, isn't it.:lol3

Definitely suss, isn't it.:lol3
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 39,957
Posted By tripodtiger
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