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Forum: Australia 07-24-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 125,994
Posted By Norry
This thing seems to be getting bigger than Ben...

This thing seems to be getting bigger than Ben Hur , maybe try for a sponsor and a dvd for next time. There has to be a quid in it somewhere!
Forum: Australia 07-22-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,959
Posted By Norry
The tent has "dual entry", I'd say buy it just...

The tent has "dual entry", I'd say buy it just for that, but wait ! there's more! it also comes with a green dog kennel out the front for guarding one of those entries ! An absolute Bargain !!
Forum: Australia 07-22-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By Norry
And the cutting down of the willows that lined...

And the cutting down of the willows that lined the river bank,the saddest thing because the so called vandals err I mean environmentalists, got it wrong. The willows lining the Dargo river were the...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By Norry
Dargo has not been the same since my folks sold...

Dargo has not been the same since my folks sold the store in 1958.
Dan has a photo of me and my brother standing in front of the house in our undies along with other photos of my era. A car was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 35,710
Posted By Norry
One of the most entertaining RR I have read. Have...

One of the most entertaining RR I have read. Have been to PNG, an amazing country still mostly in the stoneage.
The bike really looks the goods, shame about the breakdowns. Owned a Lada Niva many...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Norry
Absolutely first class ! The hair dryers !! it...

Absolutely first class !
The hair dryers !! it only needed flies in the helmet !! and the sandals to go swimming in !! I haven't stopped laughing !! :rofl
Thankyou, one of the best RR I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 147,718
Posted By Norry
Jo Motocross said " they're a fine bike if you...

Jo Motocross said " they're a fine bike if you baby them around the city to go get your latte.
That's just not how I ride motorcycles."

So how do you ride motorcycles ? It's been such a long...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,225
Posted By Norry
Steve Hill just came back from the SB at Philip...

Steve Hill just came back from the SB at Philip island. arrived back last thursday. R80gspd.packed/solo.
All roads a bit slushy in spots but at the time all navigable.had more rain since though....
Forum: Australia 03-06-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,638
Posted By Norry
SJ. I point my pointing finger that is attached...

SJ. I point my pointing finger that is attached to my left hand in the direction of where i have come, moving it back and forth vigorously.
very simple procedure that most if not all drivers or...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 63,463
Posted By Norry
Great stuff Ben. I just love Australian RR's . ...

Great stuff Ben. I just love Australian RR's .
goodonya mate.
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 66,692
Posted By Norry
Nearly got me with your Ducati bullmanure ! I...

Nearly got me with your Ducati bullmanure !
I was thinking wow! this is going to be good, and whoa ! that Ducati is going to look just brilliant with that board rack screwed to the fairing !!
...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,355
Posted By Norry
"nry" +1.

"nry" +1.
Forum: Australia 03-06-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,638
Posted By Norry
Good one APC. some good advice there. well done. ...

Good one APC. some good advice there. well done.

Pilbara said " Look where you want to go.

You may find yourself feeling way out of your depth coming too hot into a corner. Look at the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,821
Posted By Norry
Clintz said " Toddy is going to be pissed off...

Clintz said " Toddy is going to be pissed off that you stopped & took a pic of his house & didn't call in for a coffee/beer/stay the night :lol3"

Any chance of Toddy's address Clintz ? I'm going...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,821
Posted By Norry
Good stuff. Hard it seems to take a bad photo in...

Good stuff. Hard it seems to take a bad photo in Unzud. The vistas !

Just finished reading a RR "2010 Forever West" by Dockingpilot, they travelled through Wyoming (extraordinary scenery) and now...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 482,873
Posted By Norry
That RR was ok, not too bad I suppose, yeah it...

That RR was ok, not too bad I suppose, yeah it was orright. I did like one of the pictures, I can't remember which one but it wasn't too bad.

What amazed me was that I have always believed...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,287
Posted By Norry
Haroon, to you and your wife, thankyou for your...

Haroon, to you and your wife, thankyou for your time and effort with regard to this RR. enjoyed it so much. your Wife's raw photos from the bike are just brilliant.
I very much admire your...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 122,325
Posted By Norry
5 pages and not a lot of riding yet, phew !! this...

5 pages and not a lot of riding yet, phew !! this will be an epic for anyone trying to catch up.
The 24v back to 12v easy as stated. just put a fuse on everything.
Regarding the one finger salute,I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 34,259
Posted By Norry
Thanks for a trully great RR. Fabulous photos and...

Thanks for a trully great RR. Fabulous photos and narrative.
The temples on far flung mountain tops make you wonder how long it took to build them with only manual labour transporting all the...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,085
Posted By Norry
The sad thing is some people seem to have to...

The sad thing is some people seem to have to belong to something. my problem with clubby type people is that a lot of them don't have an individual identity,their identity is the club. they all...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 62,359
Posted By Norry
I don't think the photos are black and white....

I don't think the photos are black and white. There is little sun out there in morning and afternoons and with the weather and everything white it just looks black and white. I would guess it is dusk...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 21,050
Posted By Norry
A great RR. thankyou. old unreliable bikes...

A great RR. thankyou. old unreliable bikes certainly add a flavour that seems to be missing in our modern day adventures, my bmw1200gs has done 110k klms and stopped only once in that time.(battery)...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 147,718
Posted By Norry
" We were also quite fond of the Old monk Rum and...

" We were also quite fond of the Old monk Rum and McDowells whiskey."
I actually noted that and I was a bit concerned ! but the good thing is you have got over the first hurdle by recognizing your...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 62,359
Posted By Norry
Paul the photographs are first class, i love ...

Paul the photographs are first class, i love black and white photography, it gives an old world charm to a scene,very artistic. I noticed you took some colour shots in the beginning of your RR, did...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,739
Posted By Norry
Top stuff already. thankyou and looking forward...

Top stuff already. thankyou and looking forward to the rest of OUR adventure.
There are so many amazing ride reports (and women !) from wonderful exotic places but I find the Australian ones still...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,853
Posted By Norry
Whoa !! good job you had witnesses, cannot...

Whoa !! good job you had witnesses, cannot imagine what would have happened had the police deemed you guilty !
broke 4 ribs and punctured a lung, got hit by a kangaroo while riding a mountain bike....
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,644
Posted By Norry
Now that's a good outcome. amazing !

Now that's a good outcome. amazing !
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 62,359
Posted By Norry
"I like to think that having only two brain cells...

"I like to think that having only two brain cells is more useful than big Kahunas!! " Paul Mondor said this ?

Paul maaate, yes, having two brain cells would be much more useful to you than your...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 36,170
Posted By Norry
The problem with getting involved in RR's is the...

The problem with getting involved in RR's is the same as when you have ridden a section of road in the middle of nowhere and are at an intersection waiting for the mate to arrive, engine turned off...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 147,718
Posted By Norry
This RR has been a favourite. the breakdowns have...

This RR has been a favourite. the breakdowns have added a flavour to the report that could not have been achieved otherwise. most people here i'm sure can relate to holding things together on their...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,778
Posted By Norry
Thanks for the RR,I have never heard of a Van Van...

Thanks for the RR,I have never heard of a Van Van either, at a guess they maybe called "Across" here in Oz.

Grizz wrote: "Cool ride report, enough to inspire someone to go out and buy one."...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 62,359
Posted By Norry
" when you pay large sums of money to men with...

" when you pay large sums of money to men with small dicks and let them buy large pickup trucks as a way to medicate for the small man syndrome.." Paulmondor.
Enough with the diplomacy Paul, we're...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,802
Posted By Norry
Thanks for taking us along on your ride. To me...

Thanks for taking us along on your ride.
To me Just riding an 1150gsa loaded is an adventure in itself no matter where you go and with a pillion that makes it more than double the adventure ....
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 66,692
Posted By Norry
I'm in for the ride. have been sitting here for...

I'm in for the ride. have been sitting here for 5 months with a badly smashed right leg so i know exactly where you are coming from regarding life changes.
you sure did a number on your hand. why...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 42,248
Posted By Norry
Just found your rr this morning, fabulous...

Just found your rr this morning, fabulous stuff.also the vid at the end was first class. thankyou.
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 18,112
Posted By Norry
I won't be one of the people going to norway in...

I won't be one of the people going to norway in my lifetime so thankyou for taking me along this time. excellent photography, great stuff.
all the best with your bike riding, stay safe, ride within...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,094
Posted By Norry
Thanks Troy, very entertaining. Some of the shots...

Thanks Troy, very entertaining. Some of the shots of the people look exactly like the old Inca statues. Every time i see pictures of Macchu Picchu i wonder again what happened to these people, why...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,195
Posted By Norry
Absolutely fabulous stuff ! Thankyou.

Absolutely fabulous stuff ! Thankyou.
Forum: Canada 02-15-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,593
Posted By Norry
This is not restricted to Canada guys.Exactly the...

This is not restricted to Canada guys.Exactly the same conversation goes on here in Oz every day.prices for power have skyrocketed over the past year 40pc+. We are all getting it up the back passage...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 62,359
Posted By Norry
Looking good so far except for the log palace you...

Looking good so far except for the log palace you stayed in. lose big adventure points for that one ! Now if you guys are fair dinkum adventurers you will have to camp out a couple of times,at...
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