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Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 564,607
Posted By DrunkWombat
2008 WR250 HUSQVARNA- Newcastle $2750.00

G'day Citizens,

http://timandlucy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/HUSQVARNA-WR250/i-7jkS6qX/0/XL/IMG_0497-XL.jpg

Since becoming a city boy I haven't had much time to play with the Husky, so its time...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By DrunkWombat
Talking GIVE ME CONVENIENCE OR GIVE ME DEATH- A top box obituary.

My Top box- An obituary.

http://timandlucy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TOP-BOX/i-Nwcs4wd/0/L/IMG_9107-L.jpg

Dearest friends,

We are gathered here today to mourn the passing of my BMW Vario top...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,635
Posted By DrunkWombat
G'day Rob, I got a cam head. BMW man in...

G'day Rob,

I got a cam head. BMW man in Newcastle tells me it's the hydraulic tensioner and " they all do that, sir". I have ridden my cam head 30th anniversary model pretty hard for 25000km and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,143
Posted By DrunkWombat
I've used tourances on race tracks. Work great.

I've used tourances on race tracks. Work great.
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 314,883
Posted By DrunkWombat
A 1200GS will do that!

A 1200GS will do that!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,150,252
Posted By DrunkWombat
http://images4.fanpop.com/image/photos/15200000/Co...

http://images4.fanpop.com/image/photos/15200000/Count-Duckula-count-duckula-15216261-1280-1024.gif

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/qF6xdUAuPHY" frameborder="0"...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,150,252
Posted By DrunkWombat
http://timandlucy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Brisans-...

http://timandlucy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Brisans-2Ridethe-world/i-mpxbbnc/0/L/IMG_6193-L.jpg

G'day citizens,

I jagged an invite to Brisans in Newcastle on Friday night so they could show off...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 314,883
Posted By DrunkWombat
Yup, broke 2 bones in my foot doing this.

Yup, broke 2 bones in my foot doing this.
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 541,842
Posted By DrunkWombat
G'day Simon and Lisa, I was at the BMW night...

G'day Simon and Lisa,

I was at the BMW night you had in Newcastle the other night. I had a bloody great time. Your talk was engaging and very entertaining. Thanks for sharing your experiences with...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By DrunkWombat
If you are prepared to go for a ride, try some of...

If you are prepared to go for a ride, try some of the country dealerships. If you ring ahead and make an appointment they treat you better than just walking in and saying "giz ride".

Also, their...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 314,883
Posted By DrunkWombat
Not me but worth telling here: A bloke from...

Not me but worth telling here:

A bloke from work went fishing with his mate. His mate brought his father in law along. They got to the petrol (gas) station and father in law went to fill up boat...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,164
Posted By DrunkWombat
I got nearly 25000km on my 2011 GS. I thrash the...

I got nearly 25000km on my 2011 GS. I thrash the tits off it and nothing has broken.

I feel ripped off that nothing has broken. Mine must be faulty.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,150,252
Posted By DrunkWombat
Maybe there is a bit of (odd) German logic to...

Maybe there is a bit of (odd) German logic to this:

"Vell you tipp ze little bit of oil, and by ze time you have valked around ze motozikle to ze sight glass, ze oil level vill have settled out,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,150,252
Posted By DrunkWombat
At least they put the sight glass on the same...

At least they put the sight glass on the same side as the oil filling point. It's one of the few things that annoys me on my cam head
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,150,252
Posted By DrunkWombat
Colour me impressed, I really likes it!

Colour me impressed, I really likes it!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,729
Posted By DrunkWombat
I basically did 1/2 the coast (from NE to S). My...

I basically did 1/2 the coast (from NE to S). My main interest was going through the interior.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,729
Posted By DrunkWombat
I was there 27th August onwards. Was bloody good...

I was there 27th August onwards. Was bloody good fun.

Interested to see where you ended up.

Next time I'll pack my GS.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-13-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 675
Posted By DrunkWombat
My scooter ride around Fiji

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=822988
Forum: Australia 09-10-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 938,227
Posted By DrunkWombat
A Quick scoot around Fiji

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=822988
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,729
Posted By DrunkWombat
The next bit.

The following morning I scraped together my kit, said my goodbyes and buggered off. No more of this resort caper.

http://timandlucy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/FIJI-RIDE/i-KrxVf4M/0/XL/IMG9474-XL.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,729
Posted By DrunkWombat
Scooting around Fiji

Greetings citizens,

By occasion of my little brother getting married I had cause to go the tropical island of Fiji (well its main island Viti Levu technically)

WIKI ON FIJI
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-24-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 612
Posted By DrunkWombat
BMW Dealer Ride day-Newcastle NSW

In response to an email they sent me offering their wares, I went to the local BMW pimp the other day. Brisans Motorsickles in Islington, Newcastle NSW. A very new and fine looking dealership, right...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,659
Posted By DrunkWombat
Well Boris does indeed polarize opinion, doesn't...

Well Boris does indeed polarize opinion, doesn't he?

I've met him and he strikes me as quite a pleasant bastard.

He's fucking mad about bikes and I think his writing style is piss funny....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By DrunkWombat
Angled valve stems and RDC sensors.

G'day citizens.

I managed to snap the valve stem off my rear tyre last night at a petrol station while pumping my tyres up. The air hose at the servo (service station, gas station youse...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By DrunkWombat
I think India has a huge import duty on goods...

I think India has a huge import duty on goods like motorcycles, approx 100% I think. So bike makers ship parts there and assemble locally (Harley Davidson does it) to avoid the import duty.
...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,101
Posted By DrunkWombat
dw

dw
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-28-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 38,230
Posted By DrunkWombat
Hey Earl, so what's happening to all the pubs in...

Hey Earl, so what's happening to all the pubs in England? Why are they closing?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By DrunkWombat
Ah, the old "enduro" gear myth on the GSA. ...

Ah, the old "enduro" gear myth on the GSA.

The lower 1st gear ratio on the GSA is to make up for the increased weight over the GS so there is minimal difference in road performance.

There is...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,080
Posted By DrunkWombat
I got the ram universal finger mount kit. Found...

I got the ram universal finger mount kit. Found it the best cos you can move the fingers away from volume buttons and others. Once happy, I got my dremel tool and ground out the top right corner so...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,150,252
Posted By DrunkWombat
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults...

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/New-bikes/2012/June/jun0812-bmw-r1250gs-spied/BMW/R1200GS/_/R-EPI-136675
Forum: Australia 06-06-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,368
Posted By DrunkWombat
Well done Matt! Was raining here in county...

Well done Matt! Was raining here in county Dungogshire.

Oh well, I'll just have to wait for the next one (or my uploaded neural avatar will)

PS: I hope Sriram doesn't get too cranky that you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,489
Posted By DrunkWombat
Great stuff Matt!

Great stuff Matt!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,489
Posted By DrunkWombat
Bravo Sir! Those Tatonka bags are indeed good,...

Bravo Sir! Those Tatonka bags are indeed good, particularly for the price!

Awaiting next chapter eagerly.

DW
Forum: Australia 05-23-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 938,227
Posted By DrunkWombat
The baboon over Gloucester Tops

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=793139


http://timandlucy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Gloucester-tops-ride-may-2012/i-RTRK7hX/0/L/IMG9067-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,458
Posted By DrunkWombat
Now, where was I ....

Oh yes.

Stopped and had a look at Polblue Swamp. This is an alpine swamp/wetland. Rather interesting, as far as swamps go.
...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,803
Posted By DrunkWombat
NSW: Roads and Maritime motorcycle survey.

G'day citizens,

Our protectors and keepers in NSW, Roads and Maritime, have seen fit to launch a survey for us to confess to all our sins. They can then use the results as another stick to us...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,458
Posted By DrunkWombat
Australia-Over Gloucester Tops with the Baboon.

Greeting citizens,

Decided to take advantage of the mild weather we're having here and go for a ride over to a mate's place in Mudgee. Thought about going west, straight over by the normal...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,411
Posted By DrunkWombat
If the rider had been going 90kph he would have...

If the rider had been going 90kph he would have passed well ahead of the car.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,556
Posted By DrunkWombat
My rear EXP lasted 4000 km. Just replaced a very...

My rear EXP lasted 4000 km. Just replaced a very fucked front at 9500km. Decent enough tyre that feel to steer quicker than the standard Tourance, and the EXPs like the wet better, but the dirt and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,662
Posted By DrunkWombat
Being in the southern hemisphere, your crankshaft...

Being in the southern hemisphere, your crankshaft turns in the opposite direction.
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