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Forum: Australia 06-12-2015, 12:57 AM
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Posted By Ron50
Yes, solo as usual: "Doesn't play well with other...

Yes, solo as usual: "Doesn't play well with other children."
Forum: Australia 06-11-2015, 07:38 PM
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Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Thanks, Steve. I just saw the sign from the...

Thanks, Steve. I just saw the sign from the Belowra end and took Woila. The NPWS website says the road's now open after bridge repairs. I also noticed from the site that Razorback is closed because...
Forum: Australia 06-11-2015, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Noticed Falcon Road was closed yesterday. Anybody...

Noticed Falcon Road was closed yesterday. Anybody know why or whether it's permanent?
Forum: Australia 06-07-2015, 02:14 AM
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Posted By Ron50
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Australia 06-05-2015, 01:25 AM
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Posted By Ron50
Yep, that's the one. It's not blocked, just has...

Yep, that's the one. It's not blocked, just has little A4 notices, probably more to cover NPWS if there's a drama than anything else.

The deeper crossing downstream's still OK.

The tracks...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 10:35 PM
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Posted By Ron50
I think you'll find there's a 2 metre deep...

I think you'll find there's a 2 metre deep washaway not far past where you turned up under the powerline.
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Navigation's easier from the south off SMH. ...

Navigation's easier from the south off SMH.

I think you might be confusing the Goobarragandra Powerline Road, which runs from the SMH to Goobarragandra, with the track that runs under the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,952
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Posted By Ron50
You can get the same result cruising when you...

You can get the same result cruising when you really need the extra range just by dribbling in the last bit slowly to the top of the neck without the drilling. Really get up it and you'll get less...
Forum: Australia 04-30-2015, 04:34 PM
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Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
I gave up on insurance and roadside assistance...

I gave up on insurance and roadside assistance years ago. Reckon I'm tens of thousands of dollars ahead by now and would be philosophical about having to spend a bit of the money I've saved if I...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
I just got an X ring DID chain from Barry Francis...

I just got an X ring DID chain from Barry Francis in Hamilton, Victoria with free postage for $79.95 with no hassles. O ring chains are available from ebay for about $10 less.
...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 04:26 PM
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Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Wow, Sam! Thanks for the link. The organisation...

Wow, Sam! Thanks for the link. The organisation has certainly got big time since a bunch of Canberra enduro riders used to be regular competitors at Condo in the late 70s. I actually came first in...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2015, 03:04 AM
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Posted By Ron50
Murrah pic.

Murrah pic.
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 04:26 AM
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Posted By Ron50
Winifred is still alive and kicking, at the foot...

Winifred is still alive and kicking, at the foot of Arthurs Seat. Good choice for such a keen rider.
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,477
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Posted By Ron50
http://www.royalenfieldlesite.fr/documents/bibliot...

http://www.royalenfieldlesite.fr/documents/bibliothequevirtelle/unejeunefilleenbullet/AUSTRALIE.PDF...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Winifred is still alive and kicking and living at...

Winifred is still alive and kicking and living at the bottom of Arthurs Seat, the Mornington Peninsula's Pikes Peak. And don't you mean the fourth pic - the one with the Royal Enfield?
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
No probs with a loop around Horseshoe and Cavan...

No probs with a loop around Horseshoe and Cavan today.
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Went through yesterday north to south. Good...

Went through yesterday north to south. Good surface and not even any rude signs. Still 8 gates to open and shut. Refreshing dip in Yarrangobilly thermal pool to cap the ride.
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Ron50
South to north was the plan but there wasn't...

South to north was the plan but there wasn't enough daylight. Just remembered that the Snowy Ride's on this weekend. Might be a good area to avoid.
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6,477
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Posted By Ron50
Had one of the best low-key rides for a long...

Had one of the best low-key rides for a long time. Weather perfect. Spent so long swimming in Talbingo Dam the it would have been dark through the roo county so took the faster option of Shannons...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Ron50
There's a slow and dirty ride leaving Uriarra...

There's a slow and dirty ride leaving Uriarra west parking area at 10 tomorrow, Sunday 26 October: Wee Jasper, Tumut, Talbingo - then Goobarragandra, Long Plain or Shannons Flat to get back to...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,952
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Posted By Ron50
In case you didn't come across my postings on the...

In case you didn't come across my postings on the subject, this was my experience:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=338504&highlight=Ron50&page=4
That same thread has a fair bit of...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
So both sides are concave and the stem has a...

So both sides are concave and the stem has a waist by design.:baldy
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 12:04 AM
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Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
I'll take that as a no. Try putting a straight...

I'll take that as a no. Try putting a straight edge against the image.


Definitely looks like the bottom of the stem has a waist to me. Maybe by design, overtightening or megajumps and then...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Does the left side of the stem look concave to...

Does the left side of the stem look concave to anybody else?
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 05:33 PM
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Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
It's easy as. My first trip up through there was...

It's easy as. My first trip up through there was in a Galant station wagon with the family and doing the last part in the dark. The only point of concern was the little water crossing at the top...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 01:25 AM
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Views: 195,167
Posted By Ron50
Wouldn't that be a slide cutaway problem - not...

Wouldn't that be a slide cutaway problem - not rich enough when you open the throttle quickly, before the air flow has a chance to suck up more fuel?
Forum: Road Warriors 08-02-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2,952
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Posted By Ron50
I decided I needed a faster bike after an Aprilia...

I decided I needed a faster bike after an Aprilia RSV4 was getting away on the straights because the MM was hitting the rev limiter in sixth - and a Panigale wasn't far behind.

I tried an S1000RR...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
I was surprised at how much snow and ice was...

I was surprised at how much snow and ice was still around today on the Snowy Mountains Highway and along the high country south. I've been through often when it is snowing but can't remember seeing...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
I thought you would have recognised it from the...

I thought you would have recognised it from the stripe down Mount Tennent, just south of Tharwa, on the way to Honeysuckle.

It was from last Sunday. Some people thought the difference in...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Oops! Should have read your post first. ...

Oops! Should have read your post first.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSckkVccPAo
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Lovely riding for me today in the Brindies....

Lovely riding for me today in the Brindies. No-one had been through before so I got to despoil all those lovely trails first. It was fair howling up on Coree though.
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Yes, I was just exploring from the west and...

Yes, I was just exploring from the west and intending to turn back at the first gate that I had to open but as there were none I kept going.
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Very prudent. The track skirts private property...

Very prudent. The track skirts private property but when I went through a couple of months ago I didn't have to open any gates and the creek was dry. I've an idea that there might also be another...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Yes, that's the one I was thinking of. As an...

Yes, that's the one I was thinking of. As an alternative to backtracking all the way to Head of Cuttagee you could have followed Siltstone out through the grassland to get out to the east.
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
That sounds like the crossing on Siltstone,...

That sounds like the crossing on Siltstone, Steve. There's a bit of inconsistency in the signage in the area between Honeymoon and Siltstone. Google Earth shows it as Honeymoon but the sign off...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Very impressive.:thumb

Very impressive.:thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17,330
Views: 11,177,992
Posted By Ron50
[QUOTE=R85/8;24315050]Ann-Margret...

[QUOTE=R85/8;24315050]Ann-Margret (http://youtu.be/DNk53UnF408) riding a Guzzi.

http://www.rippin-kitten.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/am_duo.jpg

Nah, looks like a late 60s Triumph on the left...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Wow, Steve, Gus must have been blown away by that...

Wow, Steve, Gus must have been blown away by that great trip you planned for him. For what they’re worth, a have some suggestions:<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns =...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 441,307
Posted By Ron50
Powerline and Long Plain are subject to winter...

Powerline and Long Plain are subject to winter closure.
A year ago the last part of Boundary to the east before Wyora was washed out.
There's also a bar sometimes across the western end that is...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 674,828
Posted By Ron50
If you mean the two restrictors just undo the...

If you mean the two restrictors just undo the retaining bolts and put a bit of dowel in pointing downward and wobble them from side to side to loosen up any carbon that might be causing the inner...
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