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Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Anyone thinking of buying a KTM might want to...

Anyone thinking of buying a KTM might want to have a look at this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJMYMC4jxKM

Cheers All
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 881,020
Posted By Backonthebike
3 monthis into my ownership. Bike came with:...

3 monthis into my ownership.

Bike came with:

Leo Vince pipes
Power Commander (47 kw)
Air box mod
Bash plate and bars
Headlight guard
Touratech side stand plate
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Started life as an 87 600 Transalp. Now has a...

Started life as an 87 600 Transalp. Now has a later model 650 in it. 3 Flinders Classics under its belt. Much loved by me, but probably surplus to requirements now the new bike has turned up.
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/Motorbikin/...

http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/Motorbikin/i-9WqDxMm/0/L/002-L.jpg (http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/Motorbikin/19501902_wnFSdV#!i=3458499068&k=9WqDxMm&lb=1&s=A)

The garage is...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Nah, I'll get you off on a good behaviour bond!

Nah, I'll get you off on a good behaviour bond!
Forum: Australia 04-20-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
It's official Pete...you are one sick unit.

It's official Pete...you are one sick unit.
Forum: Australia 04-20-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
I'm not sure that Jack Kennedy remebers these so...

I'm not sure that Jack Kennedy remebers these so fondly.......
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
Every Picture Tells a Story............

Every Picture Tells a Story............
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
Wish You Were Here??

http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/Flinders-Classic-2012/i-3PZGdNs/0/L/Flinders%20Classic%202014%20013-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
Thanks for all your efforts TJ. It just gets...

Thanks for all your efforts TJ.
It just gets better and better. I bet even you were impressed by the attendance, and the distance they had travelled to participate in your great idea.
Thanks to...
Forum: Australia 04-01-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
When I got back from my failed Mt Samuel trip...

When I got back from my failed Mt Samuel trip last year, I asked big Trev how he found it....his response......Ah no mate, I know how bad that is.....I wouldn't try it myself.
Question. Where the...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
[ And in relation to Backonthebike, why don't...

[
And in relation to Backonthebike, why don't we just tie a Spot tracker on his back and pick him up when we want??[/QUOTE]

Christ Trev, I could be out there for months!
Forum: Australia 03-29-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
I'm taking a UHF handheld with me, in case I come...

I'm taking a UHF handheld with me, in case I come a gutser and need help. Do we have an agreed operating channel?

Cheers
Tim

PS: Faulure requires no rehearsal.
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
After last year's Mt Samuel fiasco will be good...

After last year's Mt Samuel fiasco will be good to be back on the old Transalp.
I'm thinking that it is like an ADV version of an aged mobility scooter.
Whaddayareckon?

PS: Saw this on another...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
Been there....done that! ...

Been there....done that!


http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/Motorbikin/i-X6nmHvz/0/L/DBW%20Flinders%20Classic%202011%20015-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
Hey Kipo, I should have known you would grasp...

Hey Kipo,
I should have known you would grasp the principle accurately. We can count on you not to bring any crap then ?????

You don't by any chance have a kick start recoil spring for a '73...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
First Annual Flinders Classic Monster Shed Cleanout

Hi y'all.
I have a few items in my shed that I always have to shift to get to what I am actually looking for.

I'm planning to bring them with me, and leave them in the shelter shed (where we had...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
Thanks for rmembering that Kipo. Just one goat,...

Thanks for rmembering that Kipo. Just one goat, eh?
Looking forward to my 3 day pub crawl in early April. Maybe if you got started earlier in the morning (like I do), you might avoid overtraining...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
You might like to look at this:...

You might like to look at this: http://timothydunn.com.au/ (http://timothydunn.com.au/)
Might come in handy:D
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
PM Sent. See you Sunday

PM Sent. See you Sunday
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 31,058
Posted By Backonthebike
Thanks Andy, I've been a bit slack following...

Thanks Andy,
I've been a bit slack following this thread, and I missed you kind words......
Remember my friend, revenge is a dish best served cold!
See you in 3 weeks.
Forum: Australia 02-14-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Sorry Andy, I completely fail to see the point of...

Sorry Andy, I completely fail to see the point of "cutting down on drinking time." At 61 I've not got that much time left.
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Greetings all. TJ, I will make sure I get a...

Greetings all. TJ, I will make sure I get a voucher from Martin at GC Motorcycles, Main North Road Prospect (the tyre specialsts) for the raffle.
I've given Phill the dates, but he still keeps...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
I know I haven't checked in for a while but where...

I know I haven't checked in for a while but where are all of you bastards? Have you all gone off on a ride and not told me about it..................
Forum: Australia 12-29-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Just back from a 4 day short holiday on the TDM...

Just back from a 4 day short holiday on the TDM thru Frances to Portland and back up the coast road, with the XO on the back.
If anyone is down that way I highly recommend the Frances pub, for...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4,709
Views: 686,810
Posted By Backonthebike
Bought this 2002 from my brother in law. Just...

Bought this 2002 from my brother in law. Just finished tidying it up a bit.

http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/2002-Bonneville/i-XMDLpjk/0/L/_396-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
What use to be to a bloke that spends his entire...

What use to be to a bloke that spends his entire life on the back wheel??
I know you only do that coz you can't afford to replace the front tyre!
Cheers Big Fella. Hope the cows are still eating...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
World's first 2 wheel burnout

Hey PBee, look what you could have achieved if you had kept the Orange...........

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22801574&postcount=1125
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,130,740
Posted By Backonthebike
Jim, about 18 months ago I went for a ride...

Jim,
about 18 months ago I went for a ride with a few mates. About 5 km onto the dirt it transpired that after my last rebuild, I had omitted to torque up the front caliper bolts, and the...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Gooday Emu, all good except for the surgeon who...

Gooday Emu, all good except for the surgeon who stuffed an arthriscope up a hole that I had prevsiously reserved for (very competent) young Greek girls this afternoon. Two whole (hole) days off the...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Why is it that I just can't seem to get the...

Why is it that I just can't seem to get the Beatles "Magical Myster Tour" tune out of my head??????
Forum: Australia 10-23-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Me Too!

http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/Motorbikin/i-TzvHKzf/0/L/October%202010%20Trip%20039-L.jpg (http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/Motorbikin/19501902_wnFSdV#!i=2854948815&k=TzvHKzf&lb=1&s=A)...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Yeah Pete, he rides a BMW R1200R with us. He's...

Yeah Pete, he rides a BMW R1200R with us. He's racing Wests now. I pit bitch for him on occasions. You know him?...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Graeme Cook and another mate were there also TJ. ...

Graeme Cook and another mate were there also TJ. The prick sent me a photo of 5 Mk1 Lotus Cortinas, all in a row. I'd chew my arm off for one of those. Apparently they had one race with 38 Ford...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
No, that's my front lawn. It's the original...

No, that's my front lawn.
It's the original Queen Victoria Hospital.
It used to look like this:
http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/Olds-Cool/i-qC3m3bv/0/L/DSCN2022-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Thanks boys. That suede was white when I put it...

Thanks boys. That suede was white when I put it on.
I keep a small can of oil handy, and dribble it on top of the crankcase for British authenticity.
I'm delighted with it as an around town and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 253,011
Posted By Backonthebike
Not really my ADV bike. I have a Yamaha TDM 900...

Not really my ADV bike. I have a Yamaha TDM 900 and a Transalp for that. This is my town scoot. Picked it up 3 weeks ago as a stockie, from my brother in law. Biltwell bars & grips, Hotwing (Florida)...
Forum: Australia 10-10-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
It's finished! Mount Samuel, here I come. ...

It's finished!
Mount Samuel, here I come.
Ready Andy? Give Trev a ring.

http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/2002-Bonneville/i-Wf4ZQrx/0/L/_391-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13,910
Views: 997,661
Posted By Backonthebike
Naz, I've just had a look at your Spot track, and...

Naz, I've just had a look at your Spot track, and it appears you intend to sail just south of Minlaton.
Might I suggest you try heading south of Marion Reef, west to Cape Spencer, pick a point half...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,130,740
Posted By Backonthebike
I'll take the bullet for you Ladder. I didn't...

I'll take the bullet for you Ladder.
I didn't warm to the bike either.
The only thing I can say in its defence is that somebody loves it.
You know that feeling when you have made some significant...
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