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Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,367
Posted By Chef Gareth
This has been going on for a long time, was...

This has been going on for a long time, was selling about 4 yrs ago got a similar email. Wanted me to pay to ship the bike to Darwin at my cost, no way I was getting sucked in but must get some or it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Chef Gareth
From what I hear they are making a road legal one...

From what I hear they are making a road legal one next year.
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,903
Posted By Chef Gareth
My favorite is from Nerang (qld) over border...

My favorite is from Nerang (qld) over border ranges to murwillumbah (nsw) great mix of fast smooth serface at start to tight back road.
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,868
Posted By Chef Gareth
I agree with cheep safety glass's. I have worn...

I agree with cheep safety glass's. I have worn for years msa nullarbor's both at work and bike, when scratched just get new pair $20.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,708
Posted By Chef Gareth
XR 100 XR 200 XR 400 Just changed to a...

XR 100
XR 200
XR 400

Just changed to a drz for the magic button.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25,110
Views: 4,425,920
Posted By Chef Gareth
I bought one recently, good for day rides but any...

I bought one recently, good for day rides but any longer I would use a air hawk as we'll. great quality seat !!
Forum: Australia 04-20-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Chef Gareth
Speaking of deers I had one run out of the bush...

Speaking of deers I had one run out of the bush and nearly took me out on border range run yesterday, scared the crap out of me!!
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,518
Posted By Chef Gareth
P.S cryovac is a brand of vac bags and sealers...

P.S cryovac is a brand of vac bags and sealers not frozen !!
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,518
Posted By Chef Gareth
A simple cheep bag sealer is sometimes better...

A simple cheep bag sealer is sometimes better then a vac machine. In a vac you must first chill the food giving time for bacteria to start, if you can get ahold of some stand up pouches hot fill with...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,301
Posted By Chef Gareth
Great tyre, got 15,000 out of my last rear and...

Great tyre, got 15,000 out of my last rear and could have got a bit more. Only rear tyre I will have now for my strom 650, I use tkc on the front and get same km's.
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,452
Posted By Chef Gareth
Just bought a pair from Andy straps, great...

Just bought a pair from Andy straps, great service and quick delivery. He suggested I go up a size and am glad I did ! First adv ride with them today saw some good trail and felt great. My only...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 78,743
Posted By Chef Gareth
I also have the two drz & a DL 650 great combo...

I also have the two drz & a DL 650 great combo for most any ride a want to do !! And together about the same cost as say a BMW gs800.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,397
Posted By Chef Gareth
Fair enough if long road/ hi way rides are the...

Fair enough if long road/ hi way rides are the main attraction. If dirt/back roads mainly used the drz is great !!!
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,397
Posted By Chef Gareth
I'm running 15/47 for adv riding and standard...

I'm running 15/47 for adv riding and standard 14/47 for trail. Unless you want to cruze at 120 it's fine running 100km/h which is the speed limit and I'm sure a Lerner would be sticking to the rules...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,397
Posted By Chef Gareth
The drz is a better choice over the dr650 if off...

The drz is a better choice over the dr650 if off the road / trail is what he wants to do. Also I'm sure at some point he will want to go riding with mates and they will more then likely have smaller...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 91,604
Posted By Chef Gareth
Hi re the gearing standard on the E is 14/47...

Hi re the gearing standard on the E is 14/47 great for tight trails but 90km/h comfortable cruising. I put on a 15 front and can now travel 100km/h no worries, best combo for duel riding. I will...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Going camping for the long weekend but keen for...

Going camping for the long weekend but keen for next week end
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Sorry I couldn't make the Byron ride, had family...

Sorry I couldn't make the Byron ride, had family visiting Saturday and helped my mate get a new to him drz on Sunday. I went to my first TMCC meeting tonight, I think I will like the club, can't wait...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Hi Jesse. I am slabbing to Warwick to meet my...

Hi Jesse. I am slabbing to Warwick to meet my mate, Killarney, Condamine River Rd, Border ranges Ntl Park, Kyogle, North to the Tweed, Doon Doon, Coopers Creek, Bangalow, Byron. Looks to be about...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Went past there today, sign saying shut I think....

Went past there today, sign saying shut I think. Looks like a good meeting spot !
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Sorry guys only just saw these msg now, left...

Sorry guys only just saw these msg now, left early and went around flagstone creek and back up Murphy's creek. Prob for the best it was my mates first real ride, had a good mix a of dirt and tar. May...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Not sure where yet, a mate of mine has just got...

Not sure where yet, a mate of mine has just got licence so am taking him out for a lesson, maybe just around flag stone gormans gap area. Trying to convince him to get a duel sport instead of a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 25,110
Views: 4,425,920
Posted By Chef Gareth
+1 the 14/47 great for trail, just changed to a...

+1 the 14/47 great for trail, just changed to a 15/47 combo and is the perfect 50/50 combo. I will however put the 14 back on for dirt only rides.
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
I also have the vstrom if a lighter ride is...

I also have the vstrom if a lighter ride is better for you, I have been hear for about two weeks and only gone on one ride so far (except for commute to work) so need to get out for a few hrs this...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Will have to see i can get a leave pass for a...

Will have to see i can get a leave pass for a weekend ride, what route? Do you know of any good trails around the area ? I could get a few hrs this weekend. :D

Thanks
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Sweet I'm at Withcott also!! All my family still...

Sweet I'm at Withcott also!! All my family still lives between Uki and mubar. Found some old tracks down gormans gap around the power lines last week end. The first meeting of the year for TMCC is...
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 118,445
Posted By Chef Gareth
B&B is the strongest bash plate for the strom,...

B&B is the strongest bash plate for the strom, many scratches and hits has not moved or done anything to the bike. Buy the best first and you will not need to change, mine been on both my storms !!
Forum: Australia 01-01-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Thanks !! It's actually back to town, grew up...

Thanks !! It's actually back to town, grew up hear but left when I was 16 to travel and cook. Now with kids thought it would be a good place to come back too. Looking forward to exploring the area...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Yer really looking forward to joining the TMCC I...

Yer really looking forward to joining the TMCC I used to go to the property as a kid !!
Forum: Australia 12-31-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Chef Gareth
Buy more bikes and ride more places, sounds good...

Buy more bikes and ride more places, sounds good to me. Happy new year !!
Forum: Australia 12-31-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Let me know when your up this way, have fun with...

Let me know when your up this way, have fun with the move :D
Forum: Australia 12-31-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Yer spoke to him the other day, going to the next...

Yer spoke to him the other day, going to the next meeting !!

Thanks
Forum: Australia 12-30-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Chef Gareth
Toowoomba ADV riders

Hi, just moved from Northern nsw and am looking to find locals to ride with. I have a vstrom 650 for longer rides and a drz400 for trail and more adventurous riding. Looking to join the Toowoomba...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,659
Posted By Chef Gareth
Haha I'm only 31 and lovin the strom !! Have put...

Haha I'm only 31 and lovin the strom !! Have put over 20k on it on 12mths and am on my second one. All my mates have sports bikes and they can not shake the strom even with knobbies on. Enjoy the...
Forum: Australia 11-25-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,820
Posted By Chef Gareth
Hi I am new to the DRZ but am loving it so far. I...

Hi I am new to the DRZ but am loving it so far. I have standard gearing (14/47) and would not like to cruze over 95km. I have a 15 tooth front to put on which should give me 15km higher top speed....
Forum: Australia 10-31-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,213
Posted By Chef Gareth
Thanks :D

Thanks :D
Forum: Australia 10-31-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,213
Posted By Chef Gareth
Any one leaving from Byron?? I may be able to get...

Any one leaving from Byron?? I may be able to get some time off this year. Sorry for my ignorance but what is the date this year??
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 25,110
Views: 4,425,920
Posted By Chef Gareth
Hi I just bought a 2008 DRZe :clap:clap:clap ...

Hi I just bought a 2008 DRZe :clap:clap:clap
Its got 4500km, comes with suspention set up, fmf pipe, bashplate, bars and barkbusters and a few other bits. Just need to get a safari tank and wolfman...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,068
Posted By Chef Gareth
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 25,110
Views: 4,425,920
Posted By Chef Gareth
Thanks for the feed back so far guys, I am mainly...

Thanks for the feed back so far guys, I am mainly looking to upgrade to a bike that can handle more adv style of riding while still able to hit the trails with my mates. The xr is great on the trail...
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