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Forum: Australia 10-07-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,972
Posted By Jelkie
1......b2 2...Matt 3. neilaction :d ...

1......b2
2...Matt
3. neilaction :d
4..SeanO
5..Crustyvarmint
6..Havafati
7..Iva Biggen
8..Chop Chop
9..Nandewar
10..Reefdog
Forum: Australia 10-07-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jelkie
Get an ambulance

Manheim Auctions is selling off 9 ambulances tomorrow ranging from low to medium miles (for a diesel). You can bid online. Not sure how much they go for but you can always set your own limit and not...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,626
Posted By Jelkie
Aldi tankbag video

There is a guy called "Dashony AUS" that has a youtube video review of it : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itvPX_tBjCs

I commend the effort and am glad he posted it, but watching it just makes...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,933
Posted By Jelkie
Ugliest car ever produced says Top Gear

First off, I wouldn't buy new. Second, I would always trailer it, but since that was not the OP request let me suggest a Ssangyong Stavic. Brand new they go for about 30 grand. Big ass 2.7TD Mercedes...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,945
Posted By Jelkie
Thanks for the links

I will be attending the adventure travel film festival in Bright this weekend. Most of the fires are higher up in the mountains I think, although there is a small fire in Kancoona with a warning that...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jelkie
You seem well prepared

Hola mate, seems from the great photos that you are well prepared for life in the wild west. I came out 9 years ago and never left. But the big question is, U de Chile or Catolica. Or should that be...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,810
Posted By Jelkie
Prices for the red ones will go through the floor (or roof?)

I guess the Mannheim auction at Altona in about three years time will even put the Aldi Specials Insanity to shame....
Forum: Australia 09-03-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,703
Posted By Jelkie
If you have $$$$$$$$ for R&D you can make something like this....

This is the dash on a Mission R. It's a Samsung 7 inch tablet. When I included the photo it came up huge. So try the link instead, or search on "mission R dash tablet" and Google will find it for...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,698
Posted By Jelkie
If your vice is wine...............

Similar to your camelbak they make BPA free wine containers. They weigh nothing and when you are done you roll 'em up so they take no space. You also eliminate any air in the container so your wine...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By Jelkie
Stovebolt cradle for 60csx

Stovebolt is an inmate over in the US. He made me a cradle for the garmin 60Csx. It looks like carbon fibre but it isn't. With the ram mount the combo is unkillable. Maybe he can make one for the 62s...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,351
Posted By Jelkie
Going by car from Kensington (Melbourne)

My wife and I will drive up on Friday morning from Kensington and attend the Saturday programme. If anyone needs something transported up to Bright just pm me. Cheers.
Forum: Australia 11-16-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,748
Posted By Jelkie
Hi itsgunnahurt, Just an update to let you...

Hi itsgunnahurt,

Just an update to let you know how it all went down last Sunday, since you asked, and in case someone else reads the thread at a later time.

It started at 8:15 with the...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 17,984
Views: 2,164,664
Posted By Jelkie
Hoddle Street (Melbourne) to experiment allowing motorcycles in bus lane

Came across this in the paper this evening. It's not on my commute, but maybe it's on yours:

"MOTORCYCLES will be able to travel in bus lanes on Hoddle Street for six months under a trial to begin...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,748
Posted By Jelkie
H.A.R.T. Sommerton off road course

Sounds like a really good course. I remember asking the StayUpright guy once a year or two back when I ran into him at a campsite along Great Ocean Road. At that time they weren't running any courses...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,541
Posted By Jelkie
Geigerrig FTW

I still have my camel bak, great product, but I now use a Geigerrig which is simply awesome. It looks the same but the reservoir is split. In one half you pump air using one of the bloodpressure...
Forum: Australia 10-10-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,672
Posted By Jelkie
Manheim defence auction

Pity you are not in Brisbane. The ADF is unloading quite a bit of gear through Manheim auctions, including portable buildings. Have no idea what they will go for. This is but one of the various types...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4,760
Views: 330,211
Posted By Jelkie
Ronald Jenkees

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Forum: Australia 06-27-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,954
Posted By Jelkie
Leatt STX

I have often thought about a brace, but on the road I use an airbag vest (hit-air) and using both = bad bad bad. Probably will buy knee braces before a neck brace, but have you considered the new...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,638
Posted By Jelkie
Not all borders stores are closing, only some (huh?)

Alas, turns out there is borders and then there is borders. Only some of their stores are closing down. Discovered that when I checked out the store on Lygon street and saw a notice that they would...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,638
Posted By Jelkie
Motorcycle (and other) books 50-70% off at Borders

For those who missed it, Borders went bust. Well, at least in VIC. I happened to walk in to see what they had and picked up Going Postal for $13.50 and Zen and Now for $2.25 :clap Can't even buy a...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,420
Posted By Jelkie
Geigerrig

Admittedly I have so far only bought the bladder, but the Geigerrig is really nicely made. Give it a good look. I browsed the US vendors section one night and they had a special for ADV members and I...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Jelkie
You play golf, or still have sex?

There is the longest golf course in the world, Nullarbor links. It's 18 holes spread along the Nullarbor. Will definitely break the journey a bit and refresh mind and body.
Forum: Australia 04-14-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,721
Posted By Jelkie
I am looking into braces too at the moment (risk...

I am looking into braces too at the moment (risk averse novice rider). I have never seen a lower price than the $579 each. My only concern with buying overseas would be any warranty issues, because I...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 35,791
Posted By Jelkie
Aldi tent

I picked up this Aldi tent last year. I thought it would pack up as small as the insert in the photo. When I went there it was disappointing to learn it was as long as all the other dome tents tents....
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 94,958
Posted By Jelkie
BPA free

Dear Bob Geiger,

I was able to establish that the geigerrig is BPA free but only by clicking on a photo and then enlarging it. There was a round seal in the bottom left corner that stated it (as...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 50,419
Posted By Jelkie
Stovey should win Small Business of The Year Award

This is a post not on the actual cradle itself, but on the lenghts to which Stovey will go to make sure his customers are treated right. I am posting it here, in this thread, so everyone can see and...
Forum: Vendors 12-29-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,826
Posted By Jelkie
Thanks mate

Thanks Stovey,

You are a true business[gentle]man. It's ironic that so many of the ADV posts are about how much this Aussie shop sucks and how high prices in that Aussie shop are and how the...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By Jelkie
The full mesh vest is cool (but not "cool")

I got one of the hit air vests that are full mesh. You wear it over whatever jacket you have, so it has more versatility. Because it is full mesh it is pretty cool, but still 1.5kg. For just the...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,618
Posted By Jelkie
I thought it was alright

I took the family down. The kids enjoyed the Yamaha stunt team at the last Melbourne Show so they wanted to see it again. I enjoyed the expo but missed the triumph 800. Liked the Rev'it stand. Heaps...
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,826
Posted By Jelkie
Another customer

I will just keep the RAM Cradle to use on the MTB (I don't do downhill racing on it, it's to ride with the kids) and/or the car. I will use the Stovey Special on the bike. So put me down for one. I...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,872
Posted By Jelkie
Adventure (US) and Adventure (ROW)

Be careful with the Sidi Adventure from the US. I'm not sure if it is still the case, but they were marketing them as the Sidi Adventure Rain Boot. What's the difference? Gore-Tex, or rather the...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By Jelkie
There is a place in Castlemaine, which isn't all...

There is a place in Castlemaine, which isn't all that far from Bendigo:

http://www.rental-motorcycle.com/oceania/australia/castlemaine_rental.html

And there is this place too, which may...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Jelkie
Bikers Gear +1

[QUOTE=Rev Tiny]bikers gear
great price quality and service

Can't agree more. That is where I got my two piece leather suit from. They still sell it (and it looks better than it does in the...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,854
Posted By Jelkie
Thanks for the tip

Thanks for that tip Tepe! This place in Castlemaine does have a V-strom 650 abs and a DR 650, both of which I have been wanting to ride for a long time.

You see, a tourist is asking for info and a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-09-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,627
Posted By Jelkie
Garmin 60 CSX for $299 at Anaconda (until 25 Aug)

Right now you can pick one up for AUD299 at Anaconda. That's $200 off. It is part of their winter clearance and ends August 25 unless sold out. Just pure chance that I checked their catalogue (am on...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,626
Posted By Jelkie
Wicked Try Prahran Mkt store

Hi Autostream, I bought the one they had last year. Reception on FM is pretty mediocre, but I use it to listen to the games on AM so I don't care that much. I always find the Prahran market Aldi a...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,626
Posted By Jelkie
The easiest thing would be to just strap it on...

The easiest thing would be to just strap it on the back and be done with it, but my goal (yes, it is aspirational) is to keep everything in the panniers and have no loose stuff on the bike. It's a...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,626
Posted By Jelkie
Cool2 Idea for the tent

Newbie here. First post. :clap

I went to Aldi, too, this morning and felt suckered in by the misleading tent pic from the folder. Picked up the tent nonetheless with the idea of returning it if I...
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