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Forum: Australia Today, 05:02 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
I only went about 5km along Coldstream and turned...

I only went about 5km along Coldstream and turned back, it was getting too late in the day and I got to a bog hole I was unsure I'd get back through if I had to turn around... I might look into the...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:23 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Fail of the day: (1min vid) :wink: (contains...

Fail of the day: (1min vid) :wink: (contains swearing)
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/sW9VFYmX5yA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
(hit rock at the...
Forum: Australia Today, 04:00 AM
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Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
Brutal day today :huh I don't recommend the...

Brutal day today :huh I don't recommend the Coldstream track unless you like hard work, :lol3 (track from the junction of Hatfield & Coldstream rivers north to Waratah)

Fail of the day: (1min vid)...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:55 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
It's an old Fire-cabin (Fire-watch tower) in...

It's an old Fire-cabin (Fire-watch tower) in Strahan Plantation... cool spot.. I went in there poking around after I couldn't get across Henty river to do the coastline run...

It's at 121.3km on...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:44 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Did I pass you guys just north of Derwent Bridge...

Did I pass you guys just north of Derwent Bridge on Sunday? :lol3

The van is just an old cheap one to work out if "this" suits me, so far it sure beats a heavy bike and tents in crappy weather......
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 08:10 PM
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Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
Yep, horses for courses... it's certainly well...

Yep, horses for courses... it's certainly well suited to Tassie...

That sand was just evil! lol... I didn't really want to lower tyre pressures because of the rocky parts, and I've done next to no...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 02:23 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Everyone loves a fail :lol3 <iframe width="640"...

Everyone loves a fail :lol3
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/GOXqY8JeDBc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

First time the WRR's put me on my ass (or...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6,530
Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
Climes track

Digging up old posts:




Funny how things change... When I looked at that hill back then (about 2 years ago) I thought I'd never be going up it on any bike.... when I took the XL185 through I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 47,647
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Posted By FLICKIT
Overkill? nah.... (Mine are just cheap chinese...

Overkill? nah....
(Mine are just cheap chinese ebay stuff... I only really needed them for the 1000mile Ironbutt so I didn't want to spend too much... )

In case you need some mounting ideas:...
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 29,728
Posted By FLICKIT
No comment from Sena on this? (I guess that says...

No comment from Sena on this? (I guess that says it all) ... I guess the next step is chase up a warranty claim with RocketMoto?

Sena Warranty:
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 47,647
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Posted By FLICKIT
A random 4 mins of WRR video...:1drink <iframe...

A random 4 mins of WRR video...:1drink
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HbJeTWXn2jc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 29,728
Posted By FLICKIT
The batteries have always been recharged at the...

The batteries have always been recharged at the end of the day... they've never been flat for more than a few hours.. (a lot of the time they've been recharged immediately in the topbox)
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 29,728
Posted By FLICKIT
SMH-10R batteries

Is it normal for the SMH-10R batteries to only last about a year before dying off fast?

I purchased a pair of SMH-10R's and 2 spare batteries from RocketMoto in April 2013.... 1 pair of batteries...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 05:16 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Great looking bike! :clap

Great looking bike!

:clap
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6,530
Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
Got ya, thanks... Good to know there's a bit of...

Got ya, thanks... Good to know there's a bit of other stuff in there that's not on the map... Having another look at the video along Boco I'm not too sure that mine was active when I was out there,...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 04:32 PM
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Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
Bugger, as long as you had fun :lol3 Did you find...

Bugger, as long as you had fun :lol3 Did you find anything interesting?... I'm keen to check out the track up Mount Everett off Alstergren, and the south side of Leven River... one day... (the XL...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 03:43 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
How'd the ride go? ... I'd be interested to...

How'd the ride go? ...

I'd be interested to hear about the track off Pieman Rd... :norton

:)
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 12:29 AM
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Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
Yep, there's a rough track that goes out to the...

Yep, there's a rough track that goes out to the right that bypasses the gate down near the bottom... you can see it in the pic from Iron Blow I posted up the page...

There's the usual phone towers...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 03:00 AM
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Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
yep :lol3 I posted the location then deleted it a...

yep :lol3 I posted the location then deleted it a couple of days later :huh (as I do with every second post I make in this thread) :lol3 ... I didn't really want to encourage people on big loaded...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 47,647
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Posted By FLICKIT
No, I didn't mention... it's 3mm (1/8")...

No, I didn't mention... it's 3mm (1/8") industrial rubber, commonly used for making gaskets for pipe flanges and such... I think it's neoprene, not that it really matters... It was from a sheet I got...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 238,272
Posted By FLICKIT
They don't sell too well in Australia...

They don't sell too well in Australia unfortunately, probably only a matter of time before they're discontinued.. :cry
http://www.mcnews.com.au/2013-australian-motorcycle-sales-figures/
2012 sales...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 47,647
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Posted By FLICKIT
Another version of skidplate rubber

I just use clear silicon to stick it on so it's easy to peal off and replace if/when needed...

I like to leave a decent flap hanging out the back to help protect the linkage from the stream of...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 03:37 AM
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Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
Welcome to Queenstown

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1110208ccc_zpsab2b86ba.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1110171c_zps31b8b8f9.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 06:38 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
The Southport Hotel has fuel, fairly sure there...

The Southport Hotel has fuel, fairly sure there isn't any fuel south of there...
http://www.southportcaravanpark.com.au/store.html
http://goo.gl/maps/D3WhN
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 08:18 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
It's Abbots lookout up between Maydena and the...

It's Abbots lookout up between Maydena and the Styx Valley... It's called Eagles Eyrie, a failed Forestry Eco-tourism venture:
<iframe width="640" height="360"...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:57 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Other than being a bit too hard (for someone that...

Other than being a bit too hard (for someone that sits 99% of the time), I have no complaints... Fitting it was a 15min job, and the over-all fit was perfect... and I have no complaints about the...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 04:58 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Your route through Styx Rd and further south...

Your route through Styx Rd and further south looks fine, there are a lot of odd roads around the place but that route basically follows the main haul roads, you cant really go wrong... In most Tassie...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2014, 08:28 PM
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Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
If you want a more interesting route from south...

If you want a more interesting route from south back to north rather than going over the lakes twice, and if you have time to spare, I highly recommend the M-Road (Mckays & Valley Rd)

This kind...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6,530
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Posted By FLICKIT
Two weeks is sensible... any less you will go...

Two weeks is sensible... any less you will go home with regrets.. :deal

Once you get a proposed route sorted out, post it so people can comment on it, add to it, and others can get ideas from...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 47,647
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Posted By FLICKIT
I cant think of anything specific really... ...

I cant think of anything specific really...

The only things I did to prepare the bike was install the aux driving lights, add the screen, and put a bit of egg carton foam and an old sheepskin on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Looks like it's just a scratch where it's been...

Looks like it's just a scratch where it's been dragged over the studs maybe... there's a similar scratch going in a similar direction on the lower right hole also..
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14,556
Views: 801,035
Posted By FLICKIT
Good one :huh ... You should come back to...

Good one :huh ... You should come back to Tasmania and show us how you average 93+kph for 1400km of Tassie roads :lol3 (93kph doesn't include fuel, food, or photo stops, so well over a 100 average...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6,530
Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
Thanks :D It was all fairly drama free... I...

Thanks :D

It was all fairly drama free... I was suffering a bit through the middle of the day but hitting the gravel up the north east really brought me back to life :lol3

I checked spotwalla a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 47,647
Views: 9,742,530
Posted By FLICKIT
About an hour ago I finished a 22 hour long 1030...

About an hour ago I finished a 22 hour long 1030 mile (1650km) Ironbutt on the WRR :lol3 (started at 1 min past midnight this morning) :D WHAT A BEAST, it didn't miss a beat :D ...

Spot tracker:...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 11:08 PM
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Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
Spot link for tonight/tomorrow if anyone is...

Spot link for tonight/tomorrow if anyone is interested:
https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=becb548f99b8a4ab1

Tick tick tick :norton
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 47,647
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Posted By FLICKIT
Anyone have any hints to decrease the head...

Anyone have any hints to decrease the head shake/speed wobbles/weave... I've had a read around but there doesn't appear to be a single solid conclusion on it...

Anything over 65mph/105kmh it gets...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6,530
Views: 589,126
Posted By FLICKIT
:clapThanks guys:clap ... Thanks :D the...

:clapThanks guys:clap ...


Thanks :D the offer is appreciated... but I wont really have time :lol3 and I'll probably be going through there at about 3am :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47,647
Views: 9,742,530
Posted By FLICKIT
Excellent writeup, Thankz...

Excellent writeup, Thankz...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 47,647
Views: 9,742,530
Posted By FLICKIT
A short 1min fail vid for you to "pick the tune"...

A short 1min fail vid for you to "pick the tune" on:
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/rKKt1O5z58Q" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

(keep in mind... I ride...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 47,647
Views: 9,742,530
Posted By FLICKIT
I pay extra for the $2000 worth of improvements...

I pay extra for the $2000 worth of improvements on my bike... but the cost and hassle of replacing those parts, I'd strip it before lodging a claim... Most my bits I had to order part by part from...
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