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Forum: Australia 04-02-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3,053
Views: 448,577
Posted By GTboy
Sounds like the sort of stuff my Grandad says. ...

Sounds like the sort of stuff my Grandad says.


Just the other day he told me he was getting stronger in his old age.

Incredulous, I replied "how is it you're getting stronger?"

"Well", he...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By GTboy
You want to do a motor transplant on a GN250?...

You want to do a motor transplant on a GN250? :huh


http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn199/pjmcburney/cb_suzuki_gn250_rightside_zps2995ce78.jpg

Jesus fucking wept...

The absolute best...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 42,416
Posted By GTboy
I'll talk to the bike that started this thread...

I'll talk to the bike that started this thread off - the mighty RE5.


As I own a tidy example of that very bike, and I ride it regularly and find it a very pleasant and easy bike to ride with no...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,736
Posted By GTboy
Graeme, your OP is informative, and (unusually...

Graeme, your OP is informative, and (unusually for a web forum) well written.


I'm going to take most of the pertinent points away from that post, however I detect a hint of 'judgement' as to...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,022
Posted By GTboy
I can carry two dirties or two large roadbikes...

I can carry two dirties or two large roadbikes and all my tools/spares/ramps/lifts etc in my Mercedes Benz Vito 109 with absolutely no issues whatsoever.


Even my Kat 1100 fits in (they are one...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,573
Posted By GTboy
Fuck we have some whingin' pricks on here. ...

Fuck we have some whingin' pricks on here.


Why is it any of your's or anyone's business what I wear when I pay for fuel?

'Courtesy' is a construct and your definition of it is your construct...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,506
Posted By GTboy
Perhaps. Or perhaps I keep a respectful,...

Perhaps.


Or perhaps I keep a respectful, wholly disinterested distance, as I do with all my 'neighbours'.

I think it's more to do with the fact that I neither seek their attention nor...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,506
Posted By GTboy
I don't for a second condone what came out of the...

I don't for a second condone what came out of the Milperra incident, and no one should lose a child because they became inadvertently involved in someone else's less-than-well-thought-out public...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,506
Posted By GTboy
Oh please. I'd hazard a guess you thought...

Oh please.


I'd hazard a guess you thought 'Bikie Wars' was a factual retelling of heinous, society-crumbling acts...

Obviously you believe everything you read and see in the media - spoken...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,506
Posted By GTboy
Here's a thought... Why don't you...

Here's a thought...


Why don't you actually read the book he's promoting?

Then you might be able to put forward an 'opinion' worthy of more than contempt.
Forum: Australia 07-23-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 26,398
Posted By GTboy
I reread my first post and I admit, I did come...

I reread my first post and I admit, I did come across a little erm, strong.


My apologies, my keyboard warrior took over for a bit there.
However, my opposition to your position still stands.
...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 26,398
Posted By GTboy
Of you go then. A discussion forum is...

Of you go then.


A discussion forum is what it is.

If you don't want someone to express a dissenting view or comment or (Teh Sky Moose forbid!) criticize your point of view, don't put it up...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 26,398
Posted By GTboy
Oh please... Have you or the OP actually...

Oh please...


Have you or the OP actually ever ridden at more than 100 km/h?
Do you even understand the reasons why someone would want to ride at nearly 200 km/h?
Are you actually a...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-16-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,337
Posted By GTboy
Don't you blokes actually search teh interwebz...

Don't you blokes actually search teh interwebz :huh ?


Parts (including major internal engine parts) are not hard to find and are not overly expensive for '80's and '90's Katos.

Go here...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 114,165
Posted By GTboy
Thanks...

The perpetrator of this thread is good to his word - I'd like to publicly thank FatBoyCrash for his kind 'donations' to the Shed Of Suzuki Shit (tm), lately.


I'm now the proud keeper (mate, this...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,028
Posted By GTboy
Moreton Island bike ban?

Since when have bikes been banned from Moreton?


I've ridden over there on and off for the past twenty-five years and this is the first I've heard of it.

What short-sighted, bunch of fucktard...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,977
Posted By GTboy
Mate, you know you do your personal credibility...

Mate, you know you do your personal credibility no favours by the manner in which you ranted almost incoherently in your OP.


Espousing to all and sundry that essentially 'no one should ever buy...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,061
Posted By GTboy
You Sir, are a sucker for punishment... ...

You Sir, are a sucker for punishment...


I've got an old KTM you might be interested in...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,579
Posted By GTboy
If you're gonna do it, don't piss around with a...

If you're gonna do it, don't piss around with a little one...


I restored this one about twelve months ago (pics taken at the Conondale Classic last year):
...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,212
Posted By GTboy
Eek Do you even ride a motorcycle? If I...

Do you even ride a motorcycle?


If I wanted to sit in traffic, like everyone else does in a car or truck, then I'd drive a car or truck.
Forum: Australia 05-11-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By GTboy
I'll be there. On this (again): ...

I'll be there.


On this (again):

http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn199/pjmcburney/IMG_1360.jpg

http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn199/pjmcburney/IMG_1835.jpg

Hopefully the other...
Forum: Australia 05-08-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,203
Posted By GTboy
Most likely. I live not far from Keperra,...

Most likely.


I live not far from Keperra, and as it's likely one of the very few on the road in QLD let alone Australia, it was probably me.

I'll look out for your RGS at the Rally.
Forum: Australia 04-07-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,203
Posted By GTboy
I will be there. On this, this year: ...

I will be there.


On this, this year:

http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn199/pjmcburney/f1e534d8.jpg

FBC, keep the XT in good nick from the Scrapheap, otherwise you'll be forced to ride...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,356
Posted By GTboy
Don't worry, I'm done.

Don't worry, I'm done.
Forum: Australia 03-17-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,356
Posted By GTboy
Meh. Thanks to those who added the odd...

Meh.


Thanks to those who added the odd '+1', but I don't mind too much who sides with who on this one.

I do mind the fact that there now seems to be a focus on trying to mitigate the results...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,356
Posted By GTboy
Fair enough - as I've been married for a while...

Fair enough - as I've been married for a while now, that's actually the only option open to me anymore...


Your opinionated misgivings are not advice.

At best you offered derivative, specious...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,356
Posted By GTboy
Pissed I respectfully and vehemently disagree with...

I respectfully and vehemently disagree with almost everything you've just written.


Yes, there are some less-than rocket-scientist types in the motorbiking world (as there are in the car-driving...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,859
Posted By GTboy
Question AC joint/shoulder brace...

Had a small off on the weekend on the VMX KTM contraption-of-instant-fear, and managed to tweak my already separated (Grade 3) left AC joint.


I've got at least six more rounds to do this year...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By GTboy
Go see Des Roberts at (the not surprisingly...

Go see Des Roberts at (the not surprisingly named) Des Roberts Motorcycle Performance at Brendale - next to Leading Edge on South Pine Rd.


He'll do right by you and won't charge the earth.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8,144
Views: 3,196,807
Posted By GTboy
Actually, the 'manta-ray' look to the pipes isn't...

Actually, the 'manta-ray' look to the pipes isn't just aesthetic...


The exhaust temperature is in the region of 930C :eek1.

Suzuki created a double-skin exhaust system for the RE5 that...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8,144
Views: 3,196,807
Posted By GTboy
The latest - I think it's a sickness now...

Imported from the ooh-ess-ay (as there are none of these in any decent condition around here):


http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn199/pjmcburney/ad48e8f9.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,119
Posted By GTboy
Wicked There's a bloody fantastic Thai (takeaway) in...

There's a bloody fantastic Thai (takeaway) in Samford - which may be a bit out of town for you unless you'll be able to get out and about a bit.

You could go for a drive/ride over Mt Nebo, come...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,074
Posted By GTboy
Plus two Kat 1100's this year :evil ... ...

Plus two Kat 1100's this year :evil ...


Cheers
Paul
Forum: Australia 04-25-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,586
Posted By GTboy
Actually, it was the KTM495 that attained nearly...

Actually, it was the KTM495 that attained nearly 124 MPH, as tested by DBM back in '81.
The record has only just been broken (IOW the record was held by the KTM for 28 years :eek1 ) by a KX500.
...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By GTboy
Sorry, I didn't mean to jump down your throat :(:...

Sorry, I didn't mean to jump down your throat :(: .

I had just read the CM article when I penned my last reply, so perhaps I was a tad :huh given the tone of it...

It can be a dangerous road -...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By GTboy
Bullshit. Sad, but too many believe it's...

Bullshit.


Sad, but too many believe it's used as a racetrack by just motorcyclists and that nothing else causes accidents up there.
That CM article does nothing to dispel that myth, either....
Forum: Australia 04-17-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,074
Posted By GTboy
Will definitely be there (as I have for the last...

Will definitely be there (as I have for the last ten or so years).

Would be nice if FatBoyCrash got off his arse as well :evil and joined us on the excursion...
I'll see if I can get in contact...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,268
Posted By GTboy
Hi, I'm doing this as we speak, er,...

Hi,


I'm doing this as we speak, er, write.

All the info you need is on the DOTARS website (www.infrastructure.gov.au/roads/vehicle_regulation/bulletin/importing_vehicles/index.aspx)...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,094
Posted By GTboy
Agreed. I had one of the early steel-tank...

Agreed.


I had one of the early steel-tank models in my mis-spent youth, it was a cracker. I commuted on it, went to the tip of Fraser Is a couple of times, all over Moreton Is and trail-rode it...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18,548
Views: 2,231,111
Posted By GTboy
Now that's a thread I'd watch... :evil ...

Now that's a thread I'd watch... :evil


GTboy
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