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Old 10-03-2009, 04:21 AM   #1111
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Lovely part of the world. Cool pics too!
Yeah, good work OIL.

Did you really need the 5L of fuel, or was that what Phil at Caltowie put your beer in?
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Old 10-03-2009, 08:30 AM   #1112
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Yeah, good work OIL.

Did you really need the 5L of fuel, or was that what Phil at Caltowie put your beer in?
Turns out didnt need the fuel, wasnt sure about my fuel consumption, with the new mapping and the AkAs, only getting about 215k till the light, and if I decided to go and get lost at least I would have had 5 ltr back up.
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Old 10-04-2009, 11:39 PM   #1113
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I was a victim of daylight savings this morning, went to meet fellow SA forum members and I was an hour late at the meeting place, but somehow managed to find them by accident and had a great day riding with the group, much better than the usual riding by myself days. the only problem during the day was a not so stray dog which ran out to chase the bike in front of me, and not seeing me coming ran right out in front of me, dog got hit with both wheels and almost through me off the bike, Felt bad for the dog (Dog died) at the time, but looking back now I could have easily been seriously injured or even killed, so fuck that dog and its stupid owners for leaving the gate open.
wasn't a small dog either big old black Labrador
anyways here some pics

Heres me thinking I was first to arrive at 8:45, Until I checked the right time in the servo it was really 9:45



Here we are at the start of a Hiking trail, I am glad Hiking wasn't in the itinerary coz I didn't pack any hiking boots










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Old 10-05-2009, 12:33 AM   #1114
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Good to see you had an "official" escort guys, can't trust those bikies rides, hey?

Wished I hadda been there.

Sorry to hear about your incident OIL, very lucky to stay upright, sad for the victim & its family.
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Old 10-05-2009, 03:14 AM   #1115
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Sorry to hear about your incident OIL, very lucky to stay upright, sad for the victim & its family.
Ditto. Horrible thing to happen.

I was sitting in the Amberlight in Lobethal mid afternoon and I reckon I saw you guys ride through.
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Old 10-05-2009, 01:16 PM   #1116
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Hi guys

Great ride, even if it did get off to a bit of a shakey start. And we got lost a couple of times. And we ended up in 3 dead ends.

But it ended up well, and no one got hurt. Sad about the dog, good that OIL didn't end up dumping the bike.

Over all, a good day out.







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Old 10-05-2009, 07:38 PM   #1117
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Recon I saw you lot in Birdwood at 10.15 , in a rush as I forgot to set the alarm to summer time.

Caught up with the Vintagents at Mt Torrens and then on to Collingrove for the Vintage hill climb .

Managed to convince them that the old G/S, and me, were old enough to to qualify as veterens and got a couple of runs up the hill.

Managed to get it airbourne at the timing box on the fast run , but got held up by a 860 Duke further up and didnt get a clean run.

Great fun , and I managed to get the ambulance ladies phone number too!.
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Old 10-05-2009, 07:53 PM   #1118
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Thankyou Mike for organising the ride and leading us astray. Was an excellent, relaxed ride and great to catch up with everyone. Weather was kind as well. The little bit of rain certainly kept the dust down at the end of it.

Thanks everyone for being patient while I stripped the Tenere to sort the jetting. Was certain I'd be going back with the trailer if we came across any more snotty hill climbs like that first one without fixing it - the dreaded worn needle jets spluttering fuel into the downdraught throats were a challenge to ride around until I raised the clips a couple of notches. 3000rpm take offs up a steep, rutted, corregated hill were entertaining. Glad I didn't do Tony an injury from throwing rocks at him. You're a top bloke Tony, especially for grabbing me some tucker while I played mechanno sets with the XTZ. It played up a bit later with a refilled tank after you guys dispersed in the afternoon. Fuel pressure from the big tank must have been like crude fuel injection however it settled down and was running like a kitten 50 kms later. Probably helps explain why it felt alright leading up to the ride just tootling around town on a third of a tank, until that morning when I filled the tank to maximum in anticipation of a big ride. New parts will be fitted prior to the next ride, for sure.

Managed to get lost quite nicely after you guys headed off - left Nairne, headed north on the bitumen then turned off on the first dirt road I found. Wandered left and right a fair bit through hill and dale, eventually popping out in the main street of a nice little country town. Down the street, straight past the Service Station I'd left an hour earlier. I blame the overcast conditions for my lack of navigational skills. Threw in another 80 kms of dirt roads after the pub, with a trip down Blockers to finish.

Shame about the dog but as said, glad it didn't end in a crash. The animal had shown its dislike for bikes previously by racing along the fence barking and snarling. I'm guessing it being old, half crazed and deaf saw a few close calls with passing traffic. I'm guessing the farmers didn't think it was an issue until the dog got cleaned up. Amazing luck to stay upright, especially at reasonably high speed. And glad it was the farmer and not his old man who went to fetch the gun. Am going to avoid going past there again for a few months until he cools down.

Had my own close calls following Mike - first the 4ft brown snake crossing the road that got a bit excited when Mike zipped past it by about 2 feet and then the wee bunny that he scared up, panicking it into running in circles, skidding to a stop then shooting towards me at high speed. I swear it went between my front and rear wheels at about 70km/hr, stopped at the other side, flipped me the paw and went back to its burrow to take more drugs.

Anyway, am looking forward to hitting the roads to Pooncarrie at the end of the month. The new bike's a lot of fun on the dirt, although I might have to rebuild my suspension - it feels like a late 80's design right now. It didn't like the potholes much and I'm glad I wasn't alone in finding the Rockleigh gravel slippery as hell.

Cheers guys, great day out.
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Old 10-06-2009, 12:44 AM   #1119
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yeah, thanks Mike, was a great day.. great to meet a few of you guys..

(cant believe we were 'lost' before we got to the second intersection! )

definately agree we did the right thing getting back on the road before 'farmer Brown' returned with his shot-gun)

looking forward to the next one!

(should have some 'sensible shoes' on the lady by then)

hey here's a picture!


















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Old 10-06-2009, 02:06 AM   #1120
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My pleasure

Wait till you go on one of Kyms rides. He is far more organised than me!



Tony, you were asking about the Side Racks for the DR. This is the guy on EBay http://shop.ebay.com.au/losi3030/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg==

DR650 Side Luggage Racks - $95 US + P&P. And the AUD is good against the USD at the moment.

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Old 10-06-2009, 02:57 AM   #1121
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Well Done Lads! ...



Very sad to take out another living organism. Sorry to hear about that. Would have felt terrible.

Looks like you guys had a great time and it's great to see some new faces added to the forum as well.

I have to say - I am impressed by the photographic skills of the newcomers - there are some great and very interesting shots and angles there. Some of the pics are exceptional quality too - I'm keen to find out what sort of cameras you guys are running.

Kym? How's your new camera performing? I always get nervous suggesting my personal likes to others in case they are disappointed.
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Old 10-06-2009, 03:05 AM   #1122
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Thanks for getting us organised for a ride Mike I had a great time and it and it was nice to meet some more of those incredible men and their flying machines from the forum. Here are some more pics from the day. Not sure how this works you may have to wait for the images until I get some instruction form Kym.
I am so glad I escaped from work, hopefully I can do it again for Kym's big ride.

It only allowed to to upload one pic how did you guys attach more then one????
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Old 10-06-2009, 03:58 AM   #1123
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It only allowed to to upload one pic how did you guys attach more then one????
Ah! Tony my friend ... I've said it all before here :

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=485791

It costs a few gold ones per year, but not if a couple of people use your code ... quite often it costs absolutely nothing at all.

Check it out anyway!
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Old 10-06-2009, 03:59 AM   #1124
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It only allowed to to upload one pic how did you guys attach more then one????[/quote]

if your using photobucket, this Is how i do it, just tick in the little box below the pics you want o upload then click on generate HMTL and IMG code box then go down to the box thats says " " then left click on the photo links and copy and paste onto this site.

probably an easier way, but it works for me
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Old 10-08-2009, 01:53 AM   #1125
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Thank you gents for a great Monday. Was most enjoyable. I'm interested to see how my rear tyre holds up running to Melbourne and back in the next week.

See you mostly at Mungo. When are most people leaving? Currently I can get a half day on Friday the 30th.

Not sure of steed yet.
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