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Forum: Australia 04-23-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Leon H
Yeah mate I live in Townsville, but I do go up...

Yeah mate I live in Townsville, but I do go up that way a fair bit. I'll swing by next time I'm up there for a beer if you like....:freaky

How is the track from Cape Trib to Cooktown? I've...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2006, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Leon H
Talking Planning a tour - would love some input

Hi all,

Well I don't believe it I have talked the Mrs into a small bike tour in October. The plan is to jump on the bikes and spend 3 weeks riding a rough loop of Eastern and Central Australia. ...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Leon H
Question Townsville to Boojamulla NP - who's done it?

Hi guys,

In July I am I have to head out to Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) NP for a work trip. I plan to ride the BMW out and spend a couple of days exploring the area before I ride back.

Have any...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By Leon H
Wicked New parts importer in Australia

Hi guys,

As has already been mentioned here, Markus at http://www.norrus.net/ has started trading in imported parts from Germany. Myself and some of my mates have bought a bunch of stuff...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 03-08-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,466
Posted By Leon H
Tracks4Australia V1.2

Hi guys,

Checked the Tracks4Australia webiste this morning and T4A v1.2 is now available, as well as the commercial version T4A Pro which looks great.

Cheers

Leon
Forum: Australia 03-08-2006, 06:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,134
Posted By Leon H
Not the bags I use, but Markus was telling me...

Not the bags I use, but Markus was telling me there is a new you beaut bigger version available now. The best thing about them is the way they attach to the tank, by a little clip thing on the fuel...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,134
Posted By Leon H
I have an SW Motech tankbag and I am happy with...

I have an SW Motech tankbag and I am happy with that, there is now an SW Motech and Bags Connection distributor in Australia, whose email address I can't remember right this minute, but I will post...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By Leon H
Hi guys, I've made a few calls around and...

Hi guys,

I've made a few calls around and Shannons costs $496 and NEIB costs $535 with no claim bonus protection, both are agreed value with accessories.. I just have to look into riding gear...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By Leon H
Eek Help! Insurance required!

Hi,

I just got my insurance renewal from suncorp for my R12GS today. $1088.90!!!! :eek1 WTF it was nowhere near that much last year. That's fucked for over 25 rating 1. I have never paid that...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-23-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,378
Posted By Leon H
Q: How does a kiwi find a sheep in long grass? ...

Q: How does a kiwi find a sheep in long grass?

A: Very appealing!

So if South Africans reckon Australians are sheep rooters, then what do you reckon about Kiwi's?

Don't hate us coz we're...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-21-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Leon H
Can't remember precisely how to do it as my GPS...

Can't remember precisely how to do it as my GPS is not in front of me, but you go to the route setup menu, and turn off the autoroute feature on your GPS and select "Off road navigation" or something...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-21-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,378
Posted By Leon H
Wicked Work trip to South Africa!

Guys,

I have been dreaming about riding around South Africa for a long time, but I abandoned the plan due to logistical, financial and family constraints. Then I had a brainwave - plan it into a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 02-21-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,609
Posted By Leon H
I have a Garmin eTrex Legend C and I love it as...

I have a Garmin eTrex Legend C and I love it as it does all that stuff, and it is only a bit bigger than a mobile phone (it apparently has the same "engine" as the GPSMAP60/76). It fits in my pocket...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Leon H
Basically stops a voltage spike blowing apart...

Basically stops a voltage spike blowing apart your circuits when jumpstarting your bike. A bike with fuses would just blow the fuses, but who knows what a spike would do to canbus?? Works like a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Leon H
My tool kit for the bush usually includes the...

My tool kit for the bush usually includes the original toolkit, the BMW supplementary toolkit for the 1200 (available from the dealer), a leatherman, a tyre repair kit, and a shitload of zippy ties...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By Leon H
Avon Distanza Tyres

Anyone tried the Avon Distanzas on the GS? http://www.avonmotorcycle.com/us/en/Product.asp?ProdType=DualSport
I need a tyre that goes a bit better on dirt than the tourances, but lasts longer and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2006, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,731
Posted By Leon H
I have an R12GS and I use a touratech lockable...

I have an R12GS and I use a touratech lockable GPS bracket, with the R1200GS GPS mount handlebar adapter bracket (the thingy that sits over the instruments). I am really happy with it. It vibrates...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2006, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Leon H
I just put one of these on my bike and I...

I just put one of these on my bike and I recommend taking the screen, headlight and intruments all out completely. Made the job very easy.
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By Leon H
Photos of Touratech GPS bracket??

Does anyone have photos of the Touratech GPS bracket for the Garmin eTrex Legend Colour?? - it doesn't seem to be on the website......
Forum: Australia 01-22-2006, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,688
Posted By Leon H
Touratech in Australia?

All,

Is there a proper Touratech distributor in Australia yet? Or do I have to go through the heartache and pain of ordering from deutschland and waiting for months while they send it out?
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-22-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By Leon H
I'm not in front of Mapsource right now. But I'm...

I'm not in front of Mapsource right now. But I'm pretty sure I normally just do something like highlight the tracks I don't want using Ctrl+left click, then right click to cut them from the list and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-22-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By Leon H
Hey mate is it Garmin GPS and software?

Hey mate is it Garmin GPS and software?
Forum: Australia 01-22-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Leon H
One in North QUeensland

A bloke I know had a very nicely restored Z900, I think about 73 model. He wanted $8,000 last time I spoke to him about it.......
Forum: Australia 01-20-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Leon H
There is a dude called Tony Guymer in Victoria...

There is a dude called Tony Guymer in Victoria who owns a business called motor cycle setup. He specialises in buidling motorcycle cruise controls. Some of my mates have them and reckon they're ok....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-19-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By Leon H
Question eTrex Legend or GPSMAP60?

Hi guys,

I am in the process of choosing a new GPS, but I am kind of stuck between these 2 models. I plan to handlebar mount the unit using the approporiate touratech mount, and will use it on...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By Leon H
The new KLE is actually not too bad - my Mrs...

The new KLE is actually not too bad - my Mrs bought one.

Check out http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=110509

Leon
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By Leon H
Prescription goggles

That sounds pretty cool. My Mrs wears specs, so prescribtion specs would be great instead of ill fitting MX goggles.

Do you have a link to the goggles? Curious to see if they are stylish, or...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,070
Posted By Leon H
TTR600 - should I buy or not?

Hi all,

I have been thinking of getting a thumper to go with my 12GS, to muck around with and do the odd pony express. I have the opportunity to buy a 1998 TTR600 Belgarda with roadworthy and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2006, 12:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,859
Posted By Leon H
Wicked Stereo

A stereo CD player with hand control like the RT would be great. Would be nothing better than rockin out through the bush, and rockin back at the campsite too.

I'm sure the other campers would...
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2006, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By Leon H
Lowering

Hi,

My Mrs is short and with all of her bikes we normally go through a similar seat drama. We usually end up using a combination of lowering and cutting a bit out of the seat - find that a...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2006, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Leon H
Question Any enduro riders here?

Hi all,

After much consideration I am leaving road racing at the end of the 2006 season and am going to give Enduro a try. I am going to try and fit in 2 enduros this year some time while I...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2006, 01:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,720
Posted By Leon H
Did some more riding this week, with a variety of...

Did some more riding this week, with a variety of town, highway and dirt roads. The riding pace was a lot more spirited, and it was HOT and windy. The bike seems to be averaging around 5L/100km,...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2006, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By Leon H
Question Camping bed setups

Hi,

I need to seriously review my camping setup, as my wife has recently got an adventure bike and will be coming along with me on some rides, which will invlove bush camping. I currently have a...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2005, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,720
Posted By Leon H
Not sure how the fuel economy will go yet. I...

Not sure how the fuel economy will go yet. I have heard they about 200km is the norm when thrashing the piss out of it. However, we are still running it in, and Melissa rides quickish but does not...
Forum: Australia 12-25-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,720
Posted By Leon H
Thumb Not a bad bike

Hi,

I bought one for my Mrs a few weeks ago and I have to say I am impressed with it, she loves it too. Coming from sports bikes I was wondering how she would go with it, but she thinks it is...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2005, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By Leon H
Thanks mate - will do. The last thing I need is...

Thanks mate - will do. The last thing I need is my GPS merrily bouncing itself into a million pieces down the road........
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By Leon H
GPS60 Handlebar mount - good or bad?

Guys,

Has anyone used the Garmin Handlebar mount for the GPS60 series?? If so is it good or crap-tacular? I'm looking for a way to mount the GPSMAP 60 to the bike......

Cheers

Leon
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2005, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,142
Posted By Leon H
:roflMate, I concur! :1drink

:roflMate, I concur!

:1drink
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2005, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Leon H
Question Ground clearance and lowering question

Hello all,

Well I finally convinced my wife to come to the dual sport side, after many years of her riding a sports bike (YZF600) and little trail bikes (XL250S). The bike we chose in the end was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By Leon H
Question Ground clearance and lowering question

Hello all,

Well I finally convinced my wife to come to the dual sport side, after many years of her riding a sports bike (YZF600) and little trail bikes (XL250S). The bike we chose in the end...
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