ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 301
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: 2volts
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 469,007
Posted By 2volts
In the great days of the British Empire, a new...

In the great days of the British Empire, a new commanding officer was sent to an African jungle outpost to relieve the retiring colonel.

After welcoming his replacement and showing the usual...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 225,035
Posted By 2volts
That's why it was yellow.

That's why it was yellow.
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 88,727
Posted By 2volts
Very High Altitude

Altitude illness can afflict anyone, without regard for their general fitness and health.

Acclimating to very high altitude can only take place over a number of days, as a gradual process, which...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 122,140
Posted By 2volts
140 rear tyre will fit OK with about 10mm...

140 rear tyre will fit OK with about 10mm clearance either side.
I've got a 140/80 Dunlop 908 Rally Raid fitted on a standard rear rim
pete
Forum: Racing 11-09-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 22,755
Posted By 2volts
Thanks for the reports and photos Mike. ...

Thanks for the reports and photos Mike.
Congratulations to Josh. Looks like you'll be going to many more ISDE's!

pete
Forum: Racing 11-08-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 22,755
Posted By 2volts
Strange connections...

There was an interview in the West Australian newspaper business section today with Mauro Balzarini, who is the Managing Director of Wellard Holdings, who are one of the USA team sponsors. His past...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 22,755
Posted By 2volts
http://michaelknight.smugmug.com/Argentina-ISDE-20...

http://michaelknight.smugmug.com/Argentina-ISDE-2014/November-6-2014/i-W4gpG8X/0/L/Argentina%20ISDE%2011_6_2014%20%28329%29-L.jpg

This is a great photo of Josh. Nothing spectacular, just doing it...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 22,755
Posted By 2volts
From Australian team fb page: 2014 MA...

From Australian team fb page:

2014 MA Australian ISDE team

Pretty cool to see Toby Price win day 4 overall today. The big guy was hauling! Now only 52 seconds behind Renet for the overall. Matt...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 22,755
Posted By 2volts
Toby Price

from Toby's fb page -

Dust was an issue for engines and fuel injections systems and Price said it had been “a seriously tough day”, adding that from now on it would be a case of “being in...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 22,755
Posted By 2volts
Australia

From the Australian Team fb page -

Day 3 completed.. Unfortunately, its has been a rough day for the Aussie team. We lost Jarrod Bewley in the first as his little 250F succumb to the brutal...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,365
Posted By 2volts
Terrific result Carrie. Determination and smart...

Terrific result Carrie.
Determination and smart race craft paid off.

pete
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 25,726
Posted By 2volts
http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Junk/i-RRf8...

http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Junk/i-RRf8VMD/0/L/IMG_4686-L.jpg

Hey you lot, Petra's bike has a good history in a previous life, its been to all sorts of places and never missed a beat. ...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,673
Posted By 2volts
That shows real commitment! pete

That shows real commitment!
pete
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,215
Posted By 2volts
Rallysafe for Safari was a bit like this. There...

Rallysafe for Safari was a bit like this. There were a few people ended up doing mods to mounts and setups after being issued with the unit at documentation. It was a bit bigger than expected....
Forum: Racing 10-02-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
Dusty, resting up now, plated and pinned, 10...

Dusty, resting up now, plated and pinned, 10 weeks recovery non weight bearing on multiple fractures in right ankle. Lost the front end, front wheel dug in, then my foot, I knew it wasn't good...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,025
Posted By 2volts
"Station" is more or less the equivalent of a...

"Station" is more or less the equivalent of a "ranch" except much bigger; there are a few like Home Valley and El Questro that diversified from cattle and have set up tourist accommodation facilities...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,478
Posted By 2volts
Josh and Chris well done a huge effort Safari...

Josh and Chris well done a huge effort Safari Finishers 2014.

pete
Forum: Racing 09-27-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
Congrats to Neil, Matt and Dusty. Safari...

Congrats to Neil, Matt and Dusty.
Safari Finishers 2014.
Top job.

pete
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
I'm back home in Perth with a broken R ankle....

I'm back home in Perth with a broken R ankle. Operation booked with orthopaedic surgeon to plate and pin the fracture next Tuesday after the swelling goes down. Will include some arthroscope work on...
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
Nelly Dunn

http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Safari-2014/i-ck4VmCS/0/M/IMG_1171-M.jpg

http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Safari-2014/i-dQStR7R/0/M/IMG_1172-M.jpg

Just been round the block for a quick test ride.

pete
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
Got into safari survival mode today out on a road...

Got into safari survival mode today out on a road ride on my old Laverda Jota, lost a small pin that attached the rear brake actuating arm to the master cylinder, so out with the pliers and over to...
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
RallySafe "recommend" a 5A fuse, so I will follow...

RallySafe "recommend" a 5A fuse, so I will follow their recommendation.

pete
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 19,182
Posted By 2volts
http://http://www.astro.uwa.edu.au/ska/mro ...

http://http://www.astro.uwa.edu.au/ska/mro

The truth is out there...
Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
Jaybo I've got my tyres sorted but thanks for...

Jaybo I've got my tyres sorted but thanks for thinking of us.

But I can't believe how difficult it is to get hold of simple stuff likes tyres and mousse tubes here in this wonderful land of ours,...
Forum: Racing 08-21-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 19,182
Posted By 2volts
Entries close tomorrow... Any last minute...

Entries close tomorrow...

Any last minute surprises?

pete
Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
Confirmed

Entry Confirmed this morning.
#56
WR450F

pete
Forum: Racing 07-26-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
It's all starting to mess with my head, in a...

It's all starting to mess with my head, in a dream I had last night, there were mousse tubes involved.

pete
Forum: Racing 07-08-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
Don't worry Antal, you'll get your visa, its just...

Don't worry Antal, you'll get your visa, its just lucky bully is already a citizen, anyway when they ask purpose of visit and who you will be associating with, be vague...

pete
Forum: Racing 06-28-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
todays training was natural terrain mx out at...

todays training was natural terrain mx out at beverley, no relevance to safari other than riding a motorbike in the beautiful WA sunshine and fresh air...

pete
Forum: Racing 06-28-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
good onya bully, will be great to have you along....

good onya bully, will be great to have you along.

pete
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,433
Posted By 2volts
I'm bloody happy that I decided to enter this...

I'm bloody happy that I decided to enter this year.
As I get older and wiser, I'm learning that if it something makes sense then do it now, don't put it off. The opportunity may never come again.
...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,729
Posted By 2volts
Reverse might be the next mod for the 1150?

Reverse might be the next mod for the 1150?
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 25,726
Posted By 2volts
everything is on the wrong weekend for me ... ...

everything is on the wrong weekend for me ...
except the safari
pete
Forum: New Zealand 05-13-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,825
Posted By 2volts
Miles Pies , Te Anau would have to be up there on...

Miles Pies , Te Anau would have to be up there on the list, though it was a pastie I had. There were too many types of pies to choose from. But it was the best pastie I have ever had. A meal in its...
Forum: Racing 05-12-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
More like an anarcho syndicalist collective at...

More like an anarcho syndicalist collective at this stage but as Sundowner has most eruditely stated we are all bums down and heads up working earnestly towards the finish line of Aus Safari 2014.
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
Now I'm studying up on the 50+ Training Regimens...

Now I'm studying up on the 50+ Training Regimens thread.

Pete
Forum: Racing 04-27-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 60,004
Posted By 2volts
Putting the early bird entry in was the easy bit....

Putting the early bird entry in was the easy bit. Like one step over the line. Now it seems like I've jumped right in. Anyway, it's all go from here.

pete
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,749
Posted By 2volts
something called work and I can't make Norseman...

something called work and I can't make Norseman either.
Did manage 6 excellent days riding in NZ central otago though, proper hills there, and rocks too, and water crossings and good beer Speights...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,749
Posted By 2volts
top stuff, well done howard, wish I could have...

top stuff, well done howard, wish I could have been there etc etc.
good photos bully.

pete
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,749
Posted By 2volts
Last year I got scrutineered down at the event.

Last year I got scrutineered down at the event.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 301

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 05:24 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014