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Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,705
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Sheesh the yoof of today....when I was a lad, we...

Sheesh the yoof of today....when I was a lad, we didn't need no nanny state nursemaids to fix our mocycles, we'd just use fence wire and dried grass....:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 138,540
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
I may be a little late to the party but I brought...

I may be a little late to the party but I brought this home yesterday. :D


http://scaredofthedirt.smugmug.com/Other/Stuff/i-5W9r6zn/0/L/P1030178-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 126,210
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Car Battery.

Taken from a 2008 Falcon G6E Turbo.

Battery holds charge and cranks the car well but voltage drops below system threshold on start up (which means car starts shutting systems down - why the...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,337
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Have you done your sums? How many km do you...

Have you done your sums?

How many km do you do?

Even if you save money per km is it gonna be worth the hassle?

Two extra things to consider - excise is ramping up on LPG so the differential...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,039
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Is Russ going to manage the accomodation and...

Is Russ going to manage the accomodation and dinner numbers again? :clap

I will grab a twin room again. :D
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,316
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
:clap

:clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-31-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,149,045
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
First Oz XCX delivered on Monday. Calling Mr...

First Oz XCX delivered on Monday.

Calling Mr Chris to the batphone......:evil
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,429
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
dunno, maybe you're looking at a different tab to...

dunno, maybe you're looking at a different tab to me or learnt to read a different English but when I click the tab to order a catalog it clearly lists the price as $0.00 excluding shipping.....:ear
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,902
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
:clap:clap:clap Never understood the love...

:clap:clap:clap

Never understood the love and legend of the Tinaldra pub having stayed there 5-6 times overs the years since 1991 it was always pretty dire. Oh man, freezing through a winters...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Went his morning. Easily filled in three hours or...

Went his morning. Easily filled in three hours or so.

The many of the stand folk have gotten a lot better at engaging with the paying public. The people at Triumph and Touratech were particularly...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Three weeks ago it was like riding on the Hume :D

Three weeks ago it was like riding on the Hume :D
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,471
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Yeah gosh darn young un showing showing some...

Yeah gosh darn young un showing showing some emotion. How dare he! It's an outrage! It's un Oztrawlin....:rofl

Guess he hasn't had the full supercar driver training yet to become oh so...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 132,004
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Oh boy, I can't wait for your posts when it...

Oh boy, I can't wait for your posts when it starts using oil in about 25,000km....:rofl
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,558
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
:clap For me 2wheels peaked in the early...

:clap

For me 2wheels peaked in the early 1990s. Since the bear did his usual thing and buggeredoff most of the 1990s Two Wheels crew have resurfaced at Australian Road Rider. Sorta has that old...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,558
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
In a similar vein, how much longer can 2wheels...

In a similar vein, how much longer can 2wheels limp on?

Got the latest issue in the post this week, it's lost even more pages so it's gone back to staples. Not being mean, but I find there's more...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,418
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Nothing much of interest from Triumph at...

Nothing much of interest from Triumph at intermot.

If they repeat at Milan, I may just be visiting the local Ducati shop for a look see.
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,615
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
One of the old boys I ride with bought one of...

One of the old boys I ride with bought one of them when he could no longer swing his leg over a traditional bike seat.

Punts along well enough to keep up at legal speeds and rides the thing all...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,054
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Now waiting for the safety nannies at the state...

Now waiting for the safety nannies at the state level to rewrite or introduce new requirements to over ride the federal decision.....:rofl
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 132,004
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Have you tried mtcexhausts.com? There was...

Have you tried mtcexhausts.com?

There was talk on tiger800.co.uk of them making full systems a couple of years back.

I've been running one of their slip ons for a while now. Nice.
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
google is your friend. ...

google is your friend. http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/sydney-city/video-cameras/drift-ghost-s-video-camera/1052846392

I dunno maybe go old skool and pic a phone and make some calls....:gerg
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 132,004
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
If gobal reports ring true. Same engine. Same...

If gobal reports ring true. Same engine. Same frame. Same suspension. Different body work (arguably uglier), more money, a slightly larger fuel tank. Not a lot to tempt an upgrade...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,765
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
112 works from any mobile network.[/QUOTE] ...

112 works from any mobile network.[/QUOTE]

We were talking about the ICE contact in your phone.

Now that most phones are password / pin locked, how do you access this ICE number when the owner...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,765
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Legalities vary from state to state and by...

Legalities vary from state to state and by application.

As a club we have set things up to provide as much protection for organisers and general members as possible - ride rules, club...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19,746
Views: 2,389,439
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Thanks PBee for picking the irony....:rofl

Thanks PBee for picking the irony....:rofl
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19,746
Views: 2,389,439
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
I don't get the need for people to post that they...

I don't get the need for people to post that they don't get it....
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,765
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
What contact info do you collect on group rides?

Perhaps more a question to organisers of group rides especially those with a forum focus as it doesn't really apply to when you are just heading out with a few of your mates.

We are having a...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 324,150
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
I experienced exactly the same problem on my 950...

I experienced exactly the same problem on my 950 Supermoto last Saturday approaching Trentham - reckon it would have been sub 6 deg temp.

Haven't got to pulling things apart but it revved out fine...
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 132,004
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
I wuld go with the SW Motech crash bars - better...

I wuld go with the SW Motech crash bars - better coverage.

Barkbusters - XC kit. Easy as.

2inch ROX fit with standard cables.
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,512
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Biiiig part of the KTM growth is through the...

Biiiig part of the KTM growth is through the learner approved 390 Duke.

It'll be interesting to see how triumph gets on with the learner approved Street Triple and then the new angle cylinder bike...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,466
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
2.1

2.1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 60,076
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
err but doesn't ABS only come on after you've...

err but doesn't ABS only come on after you've failed the task of applying the brakes without locking them.....:ear
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,061
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Program is now up on abc iview if you missed it.

Program is now up on abc iview if you missed it.
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,061
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Now wonder he looks pained in that photo, his...

Now wonder he looks pained in that photo, his colostomy bag hanging down....
Forum: Australia 06-24-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 132,004
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
check out www.tiger800.co.uk...

check out www.tiger800.co.uk (http://www.tiger800.co.uk) from memory MTC exhausts were offering something.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,458
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
I am almost at 30,000km on my 2011 XC. Prior...

I am almost at 30,000km on my 2011 XC.

Prior to last oil change - neglible top up over 10,000km.

Since last oil change (new mechanic) - 150ml to up per 1000km.

Have not been able to...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,286
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Border Inn at Apsley will re-open in about 8...

Border Inn at Apsley will re-open in about 8 weeks :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,955
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Don't thinks so, this Doug keeps complaining he...

Don't thinks so, this Doug keeps complaining he has no mates....:rofl:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,955
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Nah mate. You'll have to keep waitin...the Mighty...

Nah mate. You'll have to keep waitin...the Mighty Tiger stayed upright...I fell into the mud when trying jump off to take a photo....:rofl
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-03-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 22,407
Views: 6,744,375
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
How many km do you have on your bike? I've...

How many km do you have on your bike?

I've just had the same problem - right hand cylinder would not fire. Got progressively worse. Research suggested standard ICU sometimes fail at around...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 132,004
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
I already had the SW motech racks (for use with...

I already had the SW motech racks (for use with my Andy panneirs) and so got a cheapy set of Givi 35L boxes (sub $250 on ebay). The GIVI adaptors were ordered through my local bike shop at $15 a...
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