Riverina riders

Discussion in 'Australia' started by tripodtiger, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. Woody2627

    Woody2627 Grey Wobbler

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    Are you allowed to go?
  2. fayeslane

    fayeslane Rankest of amateurs

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    To get jabbed - yes

    To go to Tas - This week I move to a friend's place in Vic (always the plan). At this stage if I am there for 14 days and don't have Covid pox I can enter Tas.... but it's a moving feast.

    Note to self - moving to a new state mid pandemic is not your finest work.
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  3. Woody2627

    Woody2627 Grey Wobbler

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    Bugger. I was hoping to come over your way next week so you could buy me that coffee, and they have just killed the bubble. I'll send you my bank details and you can just do a direct deposit.
  4. fayeslane

    fayeslane Rankest of amateurs

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    I'll stick a bag in the mail addressed to the Mayoral chambers (aka Dudleys).

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  5. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    Channeling Big Darryl "That's HUGE".

    Other big ones just north of Winton, Vic; east of Griffith, NSW; east of Tailum Bend.
    Expiry date for coal mines is becoming clearer. It wont just be because coal is becoming more expensive, right or wrong - they just wont have a market for it.

    Pollies should understand that and spend the energies, and our money, on working to help the coal industry workers. They aren't going to save the coal industry. I think the Nats are doing the workers a disservice and Labour is disingenuous. Liberals are sitting on their hands watching Labour being internally wrecked.
    Well, that's what I think, based on what I've heard. So, it must be true.
  6. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    :wave



    Take care.


    You'll need two more bikes. Something light & fun for the bush and something light & fun for the racetrack.
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  7. dobbo

    dobbo Long timer

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    @tripodtiger
    Mate we have a rather huge solar farm in our backyard too.

    Go out to Bomen, just past the Wool combing storage, turn right down the lane beside ROBE (Biofuel) refinery..... just miles of panels and still expanding.
    I believe there are some going in on the Western side of Brucedale, as that area (Poiles rd) has now been reclassified as 'industrial'.

    Only question I have is what happens to the million's of solar panels, once life expectancy is reached? Landfill?

    here's a map snip, but it is even bigger now.
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  8. Richarde1605

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    But a trifle by coal mine standards :-)
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  9. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    I didn't know that was there...
    must get out more often.


    What goes into a solar panel? Or a wind generator?
    What are their life expectancies?
    What is currently recyclable?

    I mean, you CAN recycle a hole in the ground. And the compounds released by burning fossil fuels are recycled by nature. So, where's the problem? I reckon we need to double, maybe treble, the human population so we breath out more CO2, that way we can promote the growth of trees. More trees will solve the problem, Shirley. A new carboniferous age!
  10. fayeslane

    fayeslane Rankest of amateurs

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    Tetris.......

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  11. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    Escape hatch? Or just a place to pour stuff in later?
  12. Paul124ac

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    IF I ever move again, and that’s a huge IF, I’m selling the bloody lot apart from sentimental stuff and just heading down to Fantastic Furniture when I get there. There are pains in the arse, and then there is moving.
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  13. fayeslane

    fayeslane Rankest of amateurs

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    I think I fill it up with styrene beads to secure the load :scratch
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  14. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    Or at least make all the broken stuff less rattly.


    There is more than a little appeal in that idea, Paul. Especially when downsizing. I'm still wishing for it.

    I was looking at real estate last month some time, on the 'net. I found something that really appealed. Told the missus about it. Her reply, and I quote,







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  15. fayeslane

    fayeslane Rankest of amateurs

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    If moving is a pain the arse you've probably strained a sphincter......


    ....bend your knees
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  16. Woody2627

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    Or as we say around these parts, bend zee neez.
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  17. Richarde1605

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    That is a direct quote by Max my Austrian ski instructor back in the 70's, that and "ankle pressure" :-)
  18. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    S'pose, if you don't bend your knees, you'll look like a meerkat.
  19. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    I'm going to see Dobbo later but, any suggestion on the position of steg pegs relative to the footpeg?

    I'm in the process of making them. I'll find a old skateboard around here for sure.

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    3mm stainless too thin? 2mm?
  20. Cal KLR

    Cal KLR Adventurer

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    Ok had to look up Steg Pegs, all good now :-)3mm should be ok wont flex as much as the 2mm
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