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Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 311,771
Posted By GMess
[QUOTE=Rider 101;25614903]Where is it and what...

[QUOTE=Rider 101;25614903]Where is it and what was it used for.

QUOTE]


Looks like a water point for a convict work gang on a road through the sandstone north of Sydney. Dunno which road...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 1,051,054
Posted By GMess
[QUOTE=BygDaddee;25608935]Went for a nice Forrest...

[QUOTE=BygDaddee;25608935]Went for a nice Forrest run today around Nanango QLD, and to Maidenwell for lunch



Did the Honda keep up?
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19,219
Views: 2,313,925
Posted By GMess
Haven't watch the show yet woopwoop but have...

Haven't watch the show yet woopwoop but have watch the short clips on ABC iView. Cringed at some but laughed like hell at others.
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,515
Posted By GMess
Off the back of a truck in the dead of night! ...

Off the back of a truck in the dead of night!

Side stand relocator? Yes please as long as it fits a GS as well as a Dakar.
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 21,556
Posted By GMess
All good Dave. Just back from a 2700 km indirect...

All good Dave. Just back from a 2700 km indirect trip down to the Barrington Tops and back. The F650 ran like a dream.

My manual is a Haynes but it pulls up at 2007.
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By GMess
Sounds like a great few days. Headed south a...

Sounds like a great few days.

Headed south a couple of weeks ago and went from Jackadgery through Ramornie forest to Nymboida before going as far south as Barrington Tops. Came from Ebor down to...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 21,556
Posted By GMess
Paul/Dave, I have a workshop manual for my F bike...

Paul/Dave, I have a workshop manual for my F bike if you want to take a look. It can't be too different to the G series.
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 137,148
Posted By GMess
Three well-loaded and dusty bikes heading south...

Three well-loaded and dusty bikes heading south on the Mulligan Highway towards Mt Carbine about mid-morning today. Was busy looking at vegetation from the passenger seat of an Ergon vehicle so...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By GMess
I'm thinking Barnes Towing - with one of their...

I'm thinking Barnes Towing - with one of their heavy vehicle recovery trucks - might be asked to join the ride.

The extra weight in those heated grips have probably raised Fat Max's centre of...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 467,845
Posted By GMess
A man is incomplete until he is married. Then...

A man is incomplete until he is married.
Then he is finished.....
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By GMess
Have had exceptional service from both Motobins...

Have had exceptional service from both Motobins and Motorworks in the UK though I haven't checked any pricing against the since the dollar starting tracking south against the US currency.
That...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 467,845
Posted By GMess
Heard he was working on his slice.

Heard he was working on his slice.
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 23,007
Posted By GMess
Thanks for the photos Pete. Was in Nundle by...

Thanks for the photos Pete. Was in Nundle by chance on Tuesday morning. Had a chat to a few inmates outside the coffee shop then watched jealously as you all headed out.
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,902
Posted By GMess
A couple of pics: Eclectic group of bikes ...

A couple of pics:

Eclectic group of bikes
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5578/14924803588_6ddd0a26d2.jpg

TMR centre marking?
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3918/15108367601_5eb0cacc9a.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,902
Posted By GMess
Thanks Woop and many thanks to the two sweeps -...

Thanks Woop and many thanks to the two sweeps - can be a lonely job. Enjoyed everyone's company and learnt some new roads.
Left StayUpright at Widgee and made home just on dark having managed to...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,902
Posted By GMess
Nah. Will get there early for a couple of bacon...

Nah. Will get there early for a couple of bacon and egg rolls.


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Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,902
Posted By GMess
I'm a definite Dave. Camped in comfort at the...

I'm a definite Dave. Camped in comfort at the Great Eastern so a very short run to the Caltex AM.


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Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,103
Posted By GMess
And used as a degreaser, emergency stove fuel and...

And used as a degreaser, emergency stove fuel and probably turn a bit of petrol left in the bottom of a tank into a fair copy of E90 apart from its known value as a remedy for the bite of an eastern...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,902
Posted By GMess
Hey woopwoop. I might meander my way up from...

Hey woopwoop. I might meander my way up from Brisbane this afternoon and join you in the morning. Need to bulk up the 650 numbers to ward off the big stuff.
I'll confirm tonight.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 1,051,054
Posted By GMess
1/2 share for $35 mill win on the Goldie. Looks...

1/2 share for $35 mill win on the Goldie. Looks like the Sunnie Coast missed out hey?
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,516
Posted By GMess
Reasonable selection of motorcycle-related stuff...

Reasonable selection of motorcycle-related stuff left at Aldi Ashgrove in Brisbane early PM Friday. A few merino mid-layer tops (1 x S, 2 x L, 2 x XL), plenty of synthetic mid-layer tops, rain...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,516
Posted By GMess
Which store Cruz? I need a second one because...

Which store Cruz? I need a second one because they make damn good light sweaters. Just back in Brisbane and will look at Ashgrove tomorrow.
Forum: Australia 08-06-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,399
Posted By GMess
Absolutely agree BygDaddee. For me the F650 is a...

Absolutely agree BygDaddee. For me the F650 is a compromise - though as Paul will know its abilities are better than mine - and the tyre is the same.
The fact is I wouldn't try to take this bike...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,399
Posted By GMess
My F650 rear is a 130/80x17. It (E07) has a...

My F650 rear is a 130/80x17. It (E07) has a series of TWI marks around the tyre with small raised pieces in close to centre strip that show tread depth above the carcass itself.
I replaced my last...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,399
Posted By GMess
Woop, I had an E09 Dakar on the front of my F650...

Woop, I had an E09 Dakar on the front of my F650 and an E07 on the back. I got about 8000 km out of the E09 but decided to go with E07's front and back. The 09 was certainly better in slippery clay...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,132
Views: 467,845
Posted By GMess
Quoted from Peter Fitzsimons in his SMH column so...

Quoted from Peter Fitzsimons in his SMH column so no credit to me at all:

This bloke from up the back of Bourke, see, has just finished loading a couple of cartons of beer into the back of his ute...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 1,051,054
Posted By GMess
2012 BMW G650GS Sertao Owners

Should have quoted Kevtac's post re fitting centre stand springs:

There is a thread devoted to this topic on the Chain Gang forum. Lots of suggestions but the best post says to bend the spring...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,304
Posted By GMess
I have a very ancient Foxtel box and have been...

I have a very ancient Foxtel box and have been able to run that through a DVD player/recorder with an AV input and a hard drive on the way to the TV. Won't work with box office channels but does...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,855
Posted By GMess
Great book of maps Woop. Will buy a copy. ...

Great book of maps Woop. Will buy a copy. Thanks.

Am in Sydney week of 11th August but be keen to catch up at Kenilworth if it is the week after.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 1,051,054
Posted By GMess
WoopWoop, I broke the fender on my 2007 F bike at...

WoopWoop, I broke the fender on my 2007 F bike at that same point but it took a headlong plunge into a huge lantana bush to do it. Wasca had the video up.
I cobbled it back together for 10000 km...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,233
Posted By GMess
I looked at alternatives last week but got turned...

I looked at alternatives last week but got turned off a few when I actually read the PDS. One of the biggies - Swan from memory - expects that the bike is locked in a secure garage AND is chained to...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 21,556
Posted By GMess
Finally got into the office today to find my...

Finally got into the office today to find my little present from Aquatic. Looks very sweet but won't post a pic until it goes on the bike at the weekend.....along with a rebuilt shock and the rest...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,503
Posted By GMess
WoopWoop, I have two years of fuel records all...

WoopWoop, I have two years of fuel records all recorded in a spreadsheet yep, I can be a bit anal - for my F650 that show no measureable difference between 91 and 95 fuel though I have never run 98...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,326
Posted By GMess
Nup - these are Volley Internationals and are...

Nup - these are Volley Internationals and are copies of the model Dunlop introduced in the 70's. The original Volley OC was cut much lower, didn't have the raised panel across the instep and laces...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By GMess
Yep Happy.....like in the black mud last...

Yep Happy.....like in the black mud last weekend.....I had to "ride" my F650GS while you "sat" on your S10 and let the magic black boxes do all the work!
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 59,564
Posted By GMess
Really enjoying your travelogue. Thank you!

Really enjoying your travelogue. Thank you!
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 20,477
Posted By GMess
May...or may not...be. Positioned my mirror...

May...or may not...be. Positioned my mirror carefully to maintain a shred of doubt.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3896/14433833254_0a92c75d28.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 20,477
Posted By GMess
As BygDaddee said - we blurred a few pics to make...

As BygDaddee said - we blurred a few pics to make it look like a ride so here is the red crayon line I got one of the kids next door to draw on a map.:rofl

...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 20,477
Posted By GMess
Wicked Frames cut from some GoPro video so apologies for...

Frames cut from some GoPro video so apologies for the quality. Give you an idea of where the Honda will go on Scorpions ... depending on the rider of course.:bow...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 20,477
Posted By GMess
Rough video. Needs a lot of cleaning up and the...

Rough video. Needs a lot of cleaning up and the Honda is too far ahead most of the time. Tried to cut some frames but quality poor and am struggling to upload from Flickr anyway.
...
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