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Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,665
Posted By pete40
For that type of riding, they are a good choice...

For that type of riding, they are a good choice for sure. Once they wear down the first 1000kms or so, they go pretty hard and take a while to wear right out - I am talking the E07's anyway.
...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,665
Posted By pete40
What tyres was he running?

Look like E07s from the side in that photo....

:ear
Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,447
Posted By pete40
Reminds me of the time I got booked back in about...

Reminds me of the time I got booked back in about '79 - had my girlfriend on the back - picked her up to take her to Uni and forgot a helmet. So we grabbed an aluminium pot, thinking "This'll work"....
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,656
Posted By pete40
Delayed reply..... It's in this vid... ...

Delayed reply.....

It's in this vid...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRpBwVjn0yg
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1,932
Views: 225,743
Posted By pete40
Did you post this before the for sale on DBW...

Did you post this before the for sale on DBW Pete?

My Kali is a Prana carbon - bloody good helmet - very good quality - got a deal $271 off an Aussie pushie shop site - was $70-odd bucks off for...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,932
Views: 225,743
Posted By pete40
I've worn my gloves every ride since I got them -...

I've worn my gloves every ride since I got them - about 14 rides - still look good - no failures.

Socks were worn four days straight and about 5 times since - still feel new. No holes. So, being...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,505
Posted By pete40
WOW - that's really sad. Drove through there the...

WOW - that's really sad. Drove through there the same day. Might have been a roo, I saw plenty. Hit two myself the previous time I went through.

RIP fellow rider.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By pete40
So we do those steps AFTER the 18th June? ...

So we do those steps AFTER the 18th June?

Thanks Kevin.
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,965
Posted By pete40
SMS in and out no problems. Out - I have free...

SMS in and out no problems. Out - I have free SMS with my minutes.

Data - as in email, never tried, but I know it is slow as... so not worth it.

StayUpright - send me a PM please. I have...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,965
Posted By pete40
I have a 9555. I have used my normal Telstra SIM...

I have a 9555. I have used my normal Telstra SIM on a plan in it. The cost is closer to $4/min. The actual costs are on the Telstra website - someone on here dug them out. As I use for work, I...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,278
Posted By pete40
Yeah - I went too. Was good. One good fella on a...

Yeah - I went too. Was good. One good fella on a pushie gave us a program and pointed us in the right direction.

Whole families doing trials is pretty cool I reckon.

Looked and sounded like...
Forum: Australia 06-06-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,002
Posted By pete40
Sorry Andy - I wont make the start. Might head...

Sorry Andy - I wont make the start. Might head up later on my own.
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,468
Posted By pete40
That bolt-head looks like other metal parts I...

That bolt-head looks like other metal parts I have seen "Made in India" that are lying around broken at my place.

Mate - you're a demon. It's hard to fathom someone actually "doing it".
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,719
Posted By pete40
Scary to think it has been that long for me too. ...

Scary to think it has been that long for me too. Rode my Guzzi there a long time ago. Met some great people. Halcyon days for sure.

Sad to hear about Eric from Rugged Red.
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,002
Posted By pete40
I might be in Steve - which bike you taking? ...

I might be in Steve - which bike you taking?

When you say "Intermediate" - are we talking for an enduro or a adv bike?
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,719
Posted By pete40
Used to be some dudes up there ran a ride...

Used to be some dudes up there ran a ride business called Rugged Red or something like that. Could be worth chasing them up for a few tips.
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 114,649
Posted By pete40
If you ride 4hrs a week every week. Lucky you. ...

If you ride 4hrs a week every week. Lucky you. If you are riding that much on a Freeride, you'll be having a lot of fun, so that fun must be paid for somewhere!:evil
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 114,649
Posted By pete40
I haven't heard my fuel pump starting with the...

I haven't heard my fuel pump starting with the trickle charger I use on. I wonder if you have the RHS red start button in or out.....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-09-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By pete40
Those maps you are referring to as 1:250 are...

Those maps you are referring to as 1:250 are actually 1:250,000 - just being pedantic.
Forum: Racing 05-08-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 222,678
Posted By pete40
True story from Reedy would be my opinion!

True story from Reedy would be my opinion!
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,228
Posted By pete40
Good for you - it's rare to get a win against the...

Good for you - it's rare to get a win against the might of big companies. Don't in any way infer from my comments that I would support a lawyer either fellow inmates. Sorry to all the lawyers out...
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,228
Posted By pete40
I actually didn't mind the mention of legal...

I actually didn't mind the mention of legal action. People do need to realise that you can still libel someone or something (a company) on a forum.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-08-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By pete40
I use OziExplorer on my HTC phone. I have a bunch...

I use OziExplorer on my HTC phone. I have a bunch of maps through work plus pretty much a full set of Hema maps. I also make my own custom maps.
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,228
Posted By pete40
What did you expect? Sounds like you didn't...

What did you expect? Sounds like you didn't research what you were buying properly. Unless each of those four rides were with philth - and about 5000+kms each....



Yeah - why?
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,228
Posted By pete40
Gee the internet is funny - the written word...

Gee the internet is funny - the written word sometimes is so misconstrued.

I quoted what was said for you guns going off half-cocked.





The way I read it was.....
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,678
Posted By pete40
Not. Re-read my post. FP4 live now. MM...

Not.

Re-read my post.

FP4 live now. MM just ran off track...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,678
Posted By pete40
All you fellow Murdoch providers - no reason to...

All you fellow Murdoch providers - no reason to change channels tonight....

Just watched FP3 - Edwards 5th!!

Now we have WorldMX, then The Unrideables (500cc days), then more MotoGP free...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,838
Posted By pete40
That gives more perspective. I'll give them a...

That gives more perspective. I'll give them a break, but I definitely don't go to the desert without my sat phone, SPOT and plenty of GPS/maps.
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,678
Posted By pete40
Twitter is good for something at least....

Yep that's oil in the belly pan Anthony West – 12th place “We had a problem with the engine that started after the seventh lap. After fighting with Kallio, I had opened up a gap to the group behind...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,678
Posted By pete40
Yeah, Westy was up to 8th at one stage, then had...

Yeah, Westy was up to 8th at one stage, then had some sort of problem with his bike - he was looking down and back at the time he drifted back to 13th. He managed to stay there though, so that was...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,838
Posted By pete40
Heads up fellas - the media knows shit and...

Heads up fellas - the media knows shit and reports even less.
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,678
Posted By pete40
Negative - disagree. Peddles was closing fast on...

Negative - disagree. Peddles was closing fast on Loz and did the job on him - I don't call that "a procession". Great battles a little further back too. And Rossi would have had Loz with a few...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,932
Views: 225,743
Posted By pete40
Got the O-Ring box. Cheap as, good to have i the...

Got the O-Ring box. Cheap as, good to have i the shed. Just in case. I'll probably have most of them in twenty years time though.:lol3
Forum: Australia 03-28-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,678
Posted By pete40
Negative. Not in MotoGP on SpeedTV this year. ...

Negative. Not in MotoGP on SpeedTV this year. It's the best it's ever been. Not one single ad the whole time.
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,678
Posted By pete40
There was ZERO ads on the Speed TV coverage of...

There was ZERO ads on the Speed TV coverage of all the Moto races. ESPN for SX though is another story - that's built around ad revenue obviously - boy is that a pain sometimes, but it's also good...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,678
Posted By pete40
Someone has to pay - don't they?

So - what, let me get this straight? All you guys complaining about not being able to see MotoGP for free somehow think it's your godsilla-given right?

Who do you think pays for it? How does it...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,689
Posted By pete40
I've had a pretty good adventure in my own back...

I've had a pretty good adventure in my own back yard the last three days. Plenty wouldn't want to do it. Plenty would say I'm stupid. I enjoyed myself. Cut some new track in. Gonna ride it...
Forum: Racing 03-23-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 222,678
Posted By pete40
I think you are forgetting one thing. SX is still...

I think you are forgetting one thing. SX is still a very dangerous sport. A spill can happen at any time. Now, I will agree that RV1 doesn't have to take any chances, but he could still DNF a race...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,678
Posted By pete40
Speed TV has brilliant coverage - just like a...

Speed TV has brilliant coverage - just like a MotoGP subscription, only better. Get Foxtel if you want to watch races. Simple.
Forum: Australia 02-28-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,170
Posted By pete40
I follow your drift Granny, but here's how it...

I follow your drift Granny, but here's how it works in the motherland. I was doing 100km/hr along a motorway riding between the lanes, thinking I was doing OK - getting through the tintops when...
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