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Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By robbiedobbie
I did this today. Its quite easy. This is the...

I did this today. Its quite easy. This is the procedure.

1. Remove mirror, and then the hand guard itself.
2. Remove bolt and nut on lever pivot.
3. wiggle lever free.

Now you will see a...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By robbiedobbie
Well thanks to Global warming all that is...

Well thanks to Global warming all that is changing:evil
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By robbiedobbie
A majority of the roads in Scotland are sealed,...

A majority of the roads in Scotland are sealed, but single lane only. I can recommend hundred of miles of roads it depends where in Scotland you want to visit? The Highlands are obviously the most...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,215
Posted By robbiedobbie
Prep

After taking my bike out to Birdsville and little red last year i'm making a few little mods to make the bike more crashworthy:lol3

1. Smaller "offroad" screen (aeroflow) Less than half price of...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,215
Posted By robbiedobbie
#231

Ive just registered and my number was 95 :1drink This is my second enduro safari and third BMW safari. 2013 Enduro was fantastic.
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,284
Posted By robbiedobbie
My 2 Cents

Im very sorry to hear of your injury, it must be terrible being far form home and being suddenly dependant on others, where your previous experiences have demonstrated a very independent attitude. ...
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 16,276
Posted By robbiedobbie
Rode from Armidale via Gostwyck to Uralla. Then...

Rode from Armidale via Gostwyck to Uralla. Then to Bendemeer via retreat, down the range to Neminga to Scone on the dirt. Highway to Cessnock, then on the slab to Tea Gardens, nice to be in the...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 20,699
Posted By robbiedobbie
Im in

Happy to come along!:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,128
Posted By robbiedobbie
Great Report, thanks! Went out that way myself in...

Great Report, thanks! Went out that way myself in June, great country:thumb
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,417
Posted By robbiedobbie
Common courtesy doesn't infer wanting to be your...

Common courtesy doesn't infer wanting to be your best friend.:*sip* Not sure what to make of your post. Anyway, good luck to you.
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,417
Posted By robbiedobbie
Bad Experience

This year i rode out to Birdsville to watch Origin II under the stars on my BMW GSAW. On day 2 of my trip i rode from Bourke to Innaminka, via Tibooburra and then Nappa Merrie-Orientos developmental...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,065
Posted By robbiedobbie
250cc

i own a 1200 GSA and a Safari Dakar Race special. Depending on which countries you intend to visit, i'd recommend a Yamaha WR250R. Its light, has good components and is as reliable as a swiss...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,724
Posted By robbiedobbie
Options

I wouldn't waste too much time on tyre selection, just buy something and if your don't like it buy something else when it wears out. Most tyres are pretty good. :1drink From my own perspective i...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 194,447
Posted By robbiedobbie
Awesome

thats a great report, thank you:clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 48,196
Views: 9,917,634
Posted By robbiedobbie
Ac10

Just thought i'd write to let you know how fantastic the Michelin AC10 front is on this bike. Its just awesome, didnt slip all day and that was through gravel, loam, a riverbed and some slippery...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By robbiedobbie
GSAW 21" front wheel?

Hi, I'm hoping to find out if anyone has fitted or seen either a GSAW or GSW with a 21" front wheel. I need to change mine due to damage and am undecided to replace it with either a Woodies 19" or...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By robbiedobbie
+1 but inflation has caught up. It's now $65 per...

+1 but inflation has caught up. It's now $65 per night dinner bed and breakfast.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,012
Posted By robbiedobbie
No. The steering angle is different. Add decent...

No. The steering angle is different. Add decent footpegs, Luggage racks, tyres (in Australia) Screen etc etc. You wont end up with an Adventure lite, you'll end up with an over farkled GSW! Why...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,012
Posted By robbiedobbie
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By robbiedobbie
Gsaw 1200

Hi Hamish. i had an F800 and now own a GSAW. They are different bikes of course, but the 1200 is simply awesome. I rode mine out to Birdsville for the second Origin game. Travelled via Bourke to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,531
Posted By robbiedobbie
Ive read other reports where these tyres have...

Ive read other reports where these tyres have been used without incident. I"ll be doing the same.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,413
Views: 503,531
Posted By robbiedobbie
:rofl:rofl:rofl Reminds me of a story i...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

Reminds me of a story i heard about a Qld car dealer who buys cars at auction. The day before the sale he places an open ziplick bag full fo dog shit under the drivers seat of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,802
Posted By robbiedobbie
There is a rumour that the stock TKC8o's fitted...

There is a rumour that the stock TKC8o's fitted to the new GSA (at least in OZ) as standard, are not as strong a carcass as the 110/19 etc tyres. which will translate to rim damage, particularly in...
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,237
Views: 580,374
Posted By robbiedobbie
New BMW GSA

Hi Woody, I have the new GSA with a 3' x19" front rim. Ive just returned from riding on some very rough tracks and roads in central Australia. I have found that 7 front spokes were not even finger...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 80,666
Posted By robbiedobbie
East Coast

Is anyone from northern NSW or SE Qld going? Just back from Birdsville but this look like a good gig:evil
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,027
Posted By robbiedobbie
Nice Video. Thanks for taking the time to make...

Nice Video. Thanks for taking the time to make and post!:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,550
Posted By robbiedobbie
Why??? What do you hope to achieve?

Why??? What do you hope to achieve?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,420
Posted By robbiedobbie
Getting back to original post, are you going to...

Getting back to original post, are you going to ge the Woody option? I think it would be a big step to go 21" and would turn the bike into something it's not meant to be. I have just returned from a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,889
Posted By robbiedobbie
Yes i read the Woody's webpage too. The spokes on...

Yes i read the Woody's webpage too. The spokes on my rim were loose ie rattling to the touch and spinning freely. All good now i hope but i suspect this will need continued vigilance. If you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By robbiedobbie
Ive removed my rear one after it broke and left...

Ive removed my rear one after it broke and left me stranded. I now have two small pieced of black electrical tape covering the symbol and the triangle on the dispaly. Don't notice it one bit and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,889
Posted By robbiedobbie
Iv'e tightened my spokes to a similar level of...

Iv'e tightened my spokes to a similar level of tension ie they all sound roughly the same. I cant detect a buckle in the rim but i did the work with the rim on the bike. I was running TKC 80's but...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,823
Posted By robbiedobbie
Tkc 80

If you want to get the most out of the bike and ride is off road with some confidence then you'll need something like a TKC 80. I got 3500KM (absolutely nothing left of the knobs) out of mine. That...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,889
Posted By robbiedobbie
2014 GSA spokes

I have just returned from a fairly intense few days riding my GSA in Central Australia, 3760km in 5 days fully loaded. I rode in sand, clay and gibber plains. The bike was awesome and a pleasure to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,924
Posted By robbiedobbie
Awesome and inspiring

Thank you. i enjoyed every minute reading that report:clap
Forum: Australia 05-04-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,636
Posted By robbiedobbie
New gsa

I got mine last week. Its an awesomely quick bike point to point, not just fast in a straight line. As soon as you move off the weight disappears and the bike is surprisingly nimble for its size. I...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,066
Posted By robbiedobbie
Thats a nice reply. But the argument is...

Thats a nice reply. But the argument is confused, the facts sketchy and the conclusion slightly conspiratorial. The British car industry is manufacturing more cars and of higher quality (wouldn't...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 508,954
Posted By robbiedobbie
Awesome

That is just fantastic:freaky cant imagine using for any length of time but simple, light, and practical in so many applications:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,567
Posted By robbiedobbie
Choice

Thank mate, nice story and inspiring. Hope you get many more great rides so you can write a 150k update:lol3
Forum: Australia 02-25-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5,047
Views: 742,234
Posted By robbiedobbie
Thats a Paul Rooney bike i think. The bike has...

Thats a Paul Rooney bike i think. The bike has been all through Russia and Europe, back to OZ and now in South America. The owner is a sydney ferry driver i think.:norton
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 102,871
Posted By robbiedobbie
I have a WR250R. Im 100kg and can ride at...

I have a WR250R. Im 100kg and can ride at 100-120km no problem, the bike loves to be revved. Coming back from the Styx River on Sunday we even got 138km/HR on the GPS:evil I really love the bike it...
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