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Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 25,622
Posted By Oz-Strom
Not sure if this has been posted before, but I...

Not sure if this has been posted before, but I thought it was interesting and relevant.
Things to deal with depression
The following is a response on Quora.

1) Drink a lot of water. The single...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,405
Posted By Oz-Strom
yes me too - for the last 44 years - but was...

yes me too - for the last 44 years - but was wondering when I would finally be doing it legally :evil
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,405
Posted By Oz-Strom
Do we know when these changes start?

Just wondering if we have an implementation date as yet?
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,241
Posted By Oz-Strom
Not so bad

I have seen other pics that show it in a better light. Motor sounds like it is retuned for midrange, which suits me. It could be a good replacement for my Aprilia Shiver as commuter and occasional...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have had these mounted to my barkbusters for a...

I have had these mounted to my barkbusters for a while now, and I agree they are good kit. Don't underestimate them because of small size, in fact the light weight of these is a bonus, and they have...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,958
Posted By Oz-Strom
I know a couple of folks that swear by the...

I know a couple of folks that swear by the ruggedness of the Samsung Galaxy s5. They have them on ram mounts in dust and rain. They use them as 1 unit to do sat Nav / gps, camera, music and phone.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,783
Posted By Oz-Strom
I am sure I have seen posts from a couple that...

I am sure I have seen posts from a couple that toured multiple continents 2 up. I have done some 2 up and it is not such a problem. But I do have a modded seat.
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,926
Posted By Oz-Strom
For me as an aging ADVer, this would be a good...

For me as an aging ADVer, this would be a good alternative to the WR250R (which my son has a well modded example) as a lightweight adv bike. Thinking lately the 690 is a bit too testing on my (lack...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,868
Posted By Oz-Strom
+1 for the Uglyfish with the optional foam seal,...

+1 for the Uglyfish with the optional foam seal, which when used sort of makes them into goggles, and keeps some dust out when the visor is up (Shoei Hornet)
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,485
Posted By Oz-Strom
I reckon one of the maxiscoots would be a good...

I reckon one of the maxiscoots would be a good option - great to commute and can tour as well. I like the BMW 650 and Tmax 530.
...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,952
Posted By Oz-Strom
Bump - Pegaso bits for free

Rack and pannier rails in Brisbane in pay it forward thread
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25049225&postcount=427
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,555
Posted By Oz-Strom
2 times lost that poor abused licence. First was...

2 times lost that poor abused licence. First was way back when in the early 70s on Ps. Then as recent as 2010. I blame the fact that I now live in the city/suburbs, and as a daily motorcycle...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 119,191
Posted By Oz-Strom
Aprilia Pegaso rear rack and pannier rails - free

I have OEM rack and rails for 2007 peg trail if anybody wants them and will pay postage or pick up....
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,464
Posted By Oz-Strom
The DR for the reasons already stated above if...

The DR for the reasons already stated above if weight and off road ability are your main priorities.

However the other 2 are more comfortable, have a screen and large tank, and are just as...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,190
Posted By Oz-Strom
Yeah, thanks guys. Thanks Barry for showing us...

Yeah, thanks guys. Thanks Barry for showing us around.
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,190
Posted By Oz-Strom
Suits me :D

Suits me :D
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,190
Posted By Oz-Strom
I could be a starter at Kenmore for this ride,...

I could be a starter at Kenmore for this ride, depending on what I can get done on Sat - need to get out for a not-so-quick spin
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 39,222
Posted By Oz-Strom
Moving to Melbourne

Hi all - I am relocating to Melbourne due to a change in wife's job. Should be there early Nov and will be keen to hook up with others for some adving in the surrounds. Will let you know when I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,298,828
Posted By Oz-Strom
I slipped some mesh in behind the std louvre...

I slipped some mesh in behind the std louvre guard and it has been fine for 25k kms - all zip tied of course
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,298,828
Posted By Oz-Strom
[QUOTE=Seth S;24788364]They downsized to a 650 or...

[QUOTE=Seth S;24788364]They downsized to a 650 or 700ccc limit first...cannot remember the exact number.

I think the reason they wanted to go to the 450's was to push the events towards more...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By Oz-Strom
And there are unmarked bikes in use to. A work...

And there are unmarked bikes in use to. A work mate got pulled over and booked last week by a cop on a blue speed triple.
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,316,923
Posted By Oz-Strom
thanks Phil I do split and filter in Brissy,...

thanks Phil

I do split and filter in Brissy, but only been booked for filtering to date :cry
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,316,923
Posted By Oz-Strom
Moving to Melbourne - lane splitting OK?

Moving due to (wife's) work and as I am a daily m/c commuter I was wondering if it is OK to lane split there? I do it daily in Brissy where it is not legal (have the points to prove it too)

Can...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,753
Posted By Oz-Strom
I am a fan of the teflon spray dry lube - no crap...

I am a fan of the teflon spray dry lube - no crap sticks to it and I figure I have some lube penetrating to the O rings - but I could be just deluding myself :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,298,828
Posted By Oz-Strom
could be a tight spot in the chain?

could be a tight spot in the chain?
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,867
Posted By Oz-Strom
Might pop out for a look and some fish and chips...

Might pop out for a look and some fish and chips if the weather is good
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,783
Posted By Oz-Strom
I added an old screen (off an Aprilia Pegaso) on...

I added an old screen (off an Aprilia Pegaso) on top of the hard parts one. Have risers and scotts damper also. I mounted a pair of (small Mondo Moto MM10s) LEDs off the barkbusters, but am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,298,828
Posted By Oz-Strom
The 16/45 works fine on the stock chain and is...

The 16/45 works fine on the stock chain and is better on road obviously. I used to swap to 16 F for higher speed rides, but now I don't bother worrying about 500 rpm or so, so leave the 15 on.
Forum: Australia 05-21-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,887
Posted By Oz-Strom
done and shared on twitter and FB - lets hope for...

done and shared on twitter and FB - lets hope for a sensible outcome (did I say that about our Qld govt? :eek1)
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,298,828
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have the 1 rail KTM racks and in 25000kms no...

I have the 1 rail KTM racks and in 25000kms no problems carrying gear - it has the rear brace and support and I added a brace/bracket joining the crossbar to the rear tail piece - covered in mud in...
Forum: Australia 05-12-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,920
Posted By Oz-Strom
Did the vinduro a couple of years ago on a...

Did the vinduro a couple of years ago on a PE250X. had a ball - highly recommended :clap
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,783
Posted By Oz-Strom
From what I have read, LED headlight globes are...

From what I have read, LED headlight globes are not legal as a swap. I reckon you will be OK with the std bulb
Forum: Australia 04-22-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,395
Posted By Oz-Strom
I cut off the telescopic base of an aluminium...

I cut off the telescopic base of an aluminium crutch - light to carry and easy to use
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,838
Posted By Oz-Strom
Also can use the base of a aluminium adjustable...

Also can use the base of a aluminium adjustable crutch the same way - light and portable
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,298,828
Posted By Oz-Strom
+1 - 25k kms and no dramas to date

+1 - 25k kms and no dramas to date
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,298,828
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have used the 130/90 with good results

I have used the 130/90 with good results
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,093
Posted By Oz-Strom
Insurance

You really need IDP in case of accident, elsewise your medical insurance will be void
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,820
Posted By Oz-Strom
I have a pair of http://www.mondomotos.com mm10. ...

I have a pair of http://www.mondomotos.com mm10. Light and effective for the price.
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,780
Posted By Oz-Strom
I am in if dates allow - sounds like a good ride

I am in if dates allow - sounds like a good ride
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 22,819
Posted By Oz-Strom
I would be interested for sure, but maybe without...

I would be interested for sure, but maybe without the extreme bits ?
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