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Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,504
Posted By fethers
Just found this thread. Subscribed. PM sent.

Just found this thread. Subscribed. PM sent.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,459
Posted By fethers
I was at the Finke river and the KTM's were...

I was at the Finke river and the KTM's were nowhere near as impressive as in the past. The Smith boys looked to be on it.
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,371
Posted By fethers
Nice introduction post MB, looks like Kipo might...

Nice introduction post MB, looks like Kipo might be about to add more topping to that pizza!
Forum: Australia 03-01-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,242
Posted By fethers
22mm in the last 2 days at Nonning and only about...

22mm in the last 2 days at Nonning and only about 5mm at Minnipa, most of the rain was further north.

Hopefully no more rain and it dries out. I intend on being there.
Forum: Australia 11-08-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By fethers
But now Namibia has had their heaviest rain falls...

But now Namibia has had their heaviest rain falls in 120 years.

From Adelaide Now....
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/entertainment/mad-max-the-victim-of-climate-change/story-e6fredpu-1226188243931
Forum: Australia 08-10-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 45,251
Posted By fethers
His name is Richard. Refresh my memory Kipo,...

His name is Richard.

Refresh my memory Kipo, is there bedding supplied in the bunkhouse? Too drunk to remember last time I was there... something about Blinman and drinking.... :beer
Forum: Australia 08-10-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 45,251
Posted By fethers
Same for me, I drove to Mungerannie via the same...

Same for me, I drove to Mungerannie via the same area 10 days ago and have never seen so many emus! All daylight driving so not many roos about for me.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,311
Posted By fethers
Live webcast

http://www.finkedesertrace.com.au/medianews/webcast.html

Live webcast this year.




http://www.finkedesertrace.com.au/publish/pdf/results2011/BikePrologStartTimes.pdf

Bike start times...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 45,251
Posted By fethers
I hope to be there....

Still have to confirm some time off work so I can join in.
Forum: Australia 01-19-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,143
Posted By fethers
+1 Message sent and thanks to all contributors...

+1
Message sent and thanks to all contributors here.
Forum: Australia 12-24-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By fethers
The spanner that came in the tool kit for my 525...

The spanner that came in the tool kit for my 525 has a 32mm ring on it but it is only an additional ring over the 27mm opening. It will fit on the front axle nut but you can't get the spanner right...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,940
Posted By fethers
A Great Weekend!

That was a great weekend, rode a variety of roads and tracks getting there and came home by what I thought would be the boring way but 300km of wet weather made it interesting. At one stage in the...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13,412
Views: 921,495
Posted By fethers
G'day Ian. At this stage I'm travelling with Phil...

G'day Ian. At this stage I'm travelling with Phil from Flinders Motorcycles here in Pirie. We will be leaving Friday morning and returning Sunday (not sure about the return route yet). I don't know...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13,412
Views: 921,495
Posted By fethers
I am still going east from Terowie, I had not...

I am still going east from Terowie, I had not considered the fuel at Coombah Roadhouse which is just under 300km. From there I should be fine, 125km to Pooncarie.
Forum: Australia 10-15-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13,412
Views: 921,495
Posted By fethers
I am still not 100% sure I'll be there but intend...

I am still not 100% sure I'll be there but intend to!

I will leave Pirie on Friday and will return Sunday. Still unsure about the route, I'd like to ride east from Terowie but it's 430km to...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By fethers
I have 3,800 on the 606 on my 640 and its time to...

I have 3,800 on the 606 on my 640 and its time to throw it away. It wore well on the dirt but the 130 km/h bitumen from Erdunda to Alice really hurt it. In that 200km it wore more than the 2,200km it...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2008, 05:21 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 84,175
Posted By fethers
At Eringa HS ruins on the way to Finke.

At Eringa HS ruins on the way to Finke.
Forum: Australia 06-26-2008, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13,412
Views: 921,495
Posted By fethers
I'm interested Kipo but won't be sure until...

I'm interested Kipo but won't be sure until during the week before, I may have no brownie points left for a 3rd bike weekend in 4 weeks. Wives just don't understand? :D
Forum: Australia 05-30-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,696
Posted By fethers
I will keep an eye out at Finke and maybe will...

I will keep an eye out at Finke and maybe will head home with you.
Forum: Australia 05-26-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,696
Posted By fethers
I'm going up a day ahead of you and going to...

I'm going up a day ahead of you and going to Alice Springs first. I plan on riding down to Finke on Saturday afternoon.
Forum: Australia 05-25-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13,412
Views: 921,495
Posted By fethers
Enjoy the ride chaps! I want to get down your way...

Enjoy the ride chaps! I want to get down your way for a ride one day.
I won't be able to join in this time 'cos I set off for Finke the next morning. Can't wait to go, I've loaded and unloaded the...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,696
Posted By fethers
Try here... ...

Try here...
http://www.transport.sa.gov.au/quicklinks/northern_roads/northern.asp

I have put a 606 on mine as well.
Forum: Australia 05-17-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,982
Posted By fethers
I would be keen for a couple of rears as well if...

I would be keen for a couple of rears as well if its not too late.
Forum: Australia 05-16-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 52,214
Posted By fethers
Me too!

I am a difinate maybe. Will be keeping an eye on this thread.
Forum: Australia 11-12-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,970
Posted By fethers
2 for me as well, cheers!

2 for me as well, cheers!
Forum: Australia 10-31-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By fethers
Ask them...

Ask them http://www.earmold.com.au/content/view/20/41/
Forum: Australia 10-31-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,606
Posted By fethers
Thumb Earmoulds - My First Impression

I bought some of these recently, had heard about them via a couple of inmates here and finally got to try 'em out on the weekend.

I was on the 640, using my Shoei road helmet and it was very...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13,412
Views: 921,495
Posted By fethers
Paul, what did Toby think of Finke? I spoke...

Paul, what did Toby think of Finke?

I spoke with him at scrutineering but didn't see him after that. That night he was thinking he'd entered the "Wacky Races".

Can you PM me a number to call...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By fethers
How about yours Paul?

How about yours Paul?
Forum: Australia 07-12-2007, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By fethers
I saw the bike at scrutineering and thought HTF...

I saw the bike at scrutineering and thought HTF will he get that to Finke?

I camped at Finke on Sunday and kept an eye out for it.

He didn't arrive and after asking around was told he only made...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,743
Posted By fethers
Looks good fellas. Sure beats weekend...

Looks good fellas. Sure beats weekend nightshifts. :cry Hope to catch up again soon.
Forum: Australia 06-28-2007, 05:14 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,578
Posted By fethers
Wayne, I agree with those who feel that the dyno...

Wayne, I agree with those who feel that the dyno chart is a single bike run. The two lines are power and torque curves. Take note of the labels of the right side of the chart. I don't think it has...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 431,840
Posted By fethers
I got a sidestand from this mob. If you fit OEM,...

I got a sidestand from this mob. If you fit OEM, you lose the centre stand. This brand will let you keep it.

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/329/162/
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,629
Posted By fethers
Would gladly repeat the loop at a more leisurely...

Would gladly repeat the loop at a more leisurely speed for you. It did go at a quicker pace than I intended but we had a few who tried to push us along.

Maybe we will have to find a date for a...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2007, 03:23 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,335
Posted By fethers
What will dealers say to make a sale? I...

What will dealers say to make a sale?

I heard (secondhand) an Adelaide dealer say the 690 won't be out until 2010!
But as Wayne said, there are still new 640's on floors.

Its difficult to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,629
Posted By fethers
Good to see that you all made it home (but not...

Good to see that you all made it home (but not without incident). Hope the damage to CharlieW and the Dominator is minimal.

It was fun to show you around some of my riding area and catchup with...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By fethers
Great conditions to ride in.... not! Congrats...

Great conditions to ride in.... not!
Congrats to the winner. :lol3
Forum: Australia 05-18-2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,744
Posted By fethers
Snake Gully Road is a nice ride. It was one of...

Snake Gully Road is a nice ride. It was one of the options I had in mind for Stone Hut to Melrose if we got that far in the arvo. Weather forecast is a bit of an each way bet, could be interesting in...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2007, 01:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,744
Posted By fethers
Thats fine by me. We should have plenty of time...

Thats fine by me. We should have plenty of time to go up through the forrest road as well.
Forum: Australia 05-15-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,744
Posted By fethers
Just got back from a pre-ride and the wrist...

Just got back from a pre-ride and the wrist doesn't feel too bad. :clap

The area actually looks reasonably green, if we don't get rain we still should not have dust to worry about. If its wet...
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