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Forum: Australia 05-21-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,290
Posted By JD
A mate of mine test rode a new BMW 800 last year...

A mate of mine test rode a new BMW 800 last year and swore that around 4000rpm the engine was going to fall out.

Maybe take one of those for a spin, you'll forget about any vibes from the...
Forum: OZ Vendors 05-20-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,229
Posted By JD
Another vote for the DRZ 17 litre version. :deal

Another vote for the DRZ 17 litre version. :deal
Forum: Australia 05-19-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,290
Posted By JD
I'll have to remember to take a non slip mat and...

I'll have to remember to take a non slip mat and a level garage with me next time I go riding. It appears to be a little easier than lifting a loaded bike with a full safari tank and a flat rear...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,290
Posted By JD
I know some say it's really easy, but I struggle...

I know some say it's really easy, but I struggle too sometimes. I must be a bit feeble :lol3

I find that having it pointing downhill even slightly seems to make the world of difference.

...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 25,770
Posted By JD
I'm a happy camper

I came across this stuff a while ago and very quickly gave the dried food the arse.

http://happycampergourmet.com.au/

I can fit a lamb shank in my Jetboil, and usually have it on a bed of...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20,826
Views: 2,502,616
Posted By JD
http://www.amazingaustralia.com.au/jokes/Qantas-Ai...

http://www.amazingaustralia.com.au/jokes/Qantas-AirNZmerger.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6,414
Views: 427,481
Posted By JD
So you reckon he's recovered from having his...

So you reckon he's recovered from having his underpants pulled over his head yet?
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,290
Posted By JD
And the difference is? :scratch

And the difference is? :scratch
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,290
Posted By JD
I spotted that one too, but a quick search on the...

I spotted that one too, but a quick search on the UK tiger site gave me the impression it wasn't worth the $'s.
Forum: Australia 03-05-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,403
Posted By JD
Kriega backpack with Geigerrig 3L hydration...

Kriega backpack with Geigerrig 3L hydration bladder - best combo I have tried so far :thumb
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,919
Posted By JD
Basecamp works fine on my little Asus T100...

Basecamp works fine on my little Asus T100 Transformer book running Windows 8.1.

And its small enough to give you lots of choices for hard cases and dry bags.
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,647
Posted By JD
No worries mate. I'd suggest you grab...

No worries mate.

I'd suggest you grab some of their hose fittings too, they don't blow off like the nylex style junk.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,647
Posted By JD
I use CT20 which is the wash and wax version of...

I use CT20 which is the wash and wax version of CT18. It seems to keep the muck from sticking a bit better.

And I try and leave it on to soak for a couple of hours.

Then wash off with one of...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By JD
I was standing in that exact spot with my brother...

I was standing in that exact spot with my brother a week ago looking at the old Chowey bridge. Funny how they went to all the trouble of fencing it off only to have someone spend 5 minutes with some...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,361
Posted By JD
OldDog, they break down pretty small - mine fits...

OldDog, they break down pretty small - mine fits into that dry bag that is sitting on the ground next to it.
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,361
Posted By JD
Who here is a swinger?

No, not that sort of swinging you weirdos :D

Metal detecting. What have you got, how do you carry it on the bike and what have you found? :ear


...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6,414
Views: 427,481
Posted By JD
I reckon you might be a bit sick of standing up...

I reckon you might be a bit sick of standing up by the time we hit the border.
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6,414
Views: 427,481
Posted By JD
Your gunna need a bigger tank :)

Your gunna need a bigger tank :)
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6,414
Views: 427,481
Posted By JD
Bugger Sydney, ride to Townsville. I'll...

Bugger Sydney, ride to Townsville.

I'll come with you :D
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6,414
Views: 427,481
Posted By JD
What did you need done Rich?

What did you need done Rich?
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6,414
Views: 427,481
Posted By JD
Oh ok, he must have just forgotten to take down...

Oh ok, he must have just forgotten to take down his website then.....
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6,414
Views: 427,481
Posted By JD
Joe's would probably take it as a trade in on a...

Joe's would probably take it as a trade in on a new Tiger :)

Actually, doesn't Mick have the mobile service thing still going, with the option to drop off/pick up from Collie St?
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,225
Posted By JD
Not just one bloke PBee, but that's another...

Not just one bloke PBee, but that's another story.....

And of course you're right, plenty of decent folks on here too.

And in the true spirit of an Aussie Christmas - you can all go get...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,225
Posted By JD
You'll be waiting a long time to see Rowan have a...

You'll be waiting a long time to see Rowan have a beer. Maybe now he can get on with whatever his next adventure was going to be.

If I was him I wouldn't be coming back in here.
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,225
Posted By JD
Look, if you must know he was playing fucking...

Look, if you must know he was playing fucking netball ok?

A group of them got the shits because he was so much taller then them, so they nailed him.

Normally they would all just sit round in...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,225
Posted By JD
Run over any black cats lately mate? If...

Run over any black cats lately mate?

If you do end up having to take the fly home option, insist that the bastards at least put you in business class so you can lay the seat flat for most of...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By JD
Thanks Fati, that's the sort of info I was after....

Thanks Fati, that's the sort of info I was after.

I guess being Xmas accom in Glen Innes might be a bit tight, but then again it is Glenn Innes. I'll have camping gear onboard car or bike so...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By JD
Will probably want to get it done in a day, and...

Will probably want to get it done in a day, and depending on the weather at the time will either take the Tiger or the car.

I've got to spend a couple of days in Brisvegas then on to Bundy, if...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By JD
Canberra > Brisbane route advice pls

Planning a trip to Qld just after Christmas and would like to avoid the Pacific Highway madness.

Any comments on this route to Brisbane would be appreciated.

...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By JD
Link works for me. Don't know the bike...

Link works for me.

Don't know the bike sorry, but he reckons it has been serviced by the yamaha dealer, so give Joes Motorcycles in Fyshwick a call and they might be able to put you in touch with...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By JD
Oh,and if you pm me an email address I can send...

Oh,and if you pm me an email address I can send you a GPS file with a couple of alternative routes that Hoots gave me. I'm sure he wouldn't mind if I passed them on.
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By JD
It pays to ring ahead and book a camp site. We...

It pays to ring ahead and book a camp site. We stayed there a few weeks ago and there were a heap of 4WDers there. The caretaker initially said they were full, but eventually took pity on us and let...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,290
Posted By JD
As above, I knew about the potential for this to...

As above, I knew about the potential for this to happen when I bought the bike, and I ride a lot of dirt so figured it was only a matter of time and made sure I packed something on the bike to deal...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,877
Posted By JD
I think it was an I30. I believe the 30 refers to...

I think it was an I30. I believe the 30 refers to how long it takes to get to 100.

Going up Castle Hill I was nearly overtaken by an old lady walking a dog. :D
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,877
Posted By JD
I don't think the piece of shit Hyundai they gave...

I don't think the piece of shit Hyundai they gave me on the weekend was made in Europ :deal

I wonder which state will get the KLR's?
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,877
Posted By JD
Yeah, considering I just rented a 5 door car from...

Yeah, considering I just rented a 5 door car from them for 3 days in Townsville for $138
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,877
Posted By JD
Europcar now Europbike

http://www.europcar.com.au/en_AU/sites/Europcar.com.au/home/pages/page-45/page-47/off-track/about.html

Hope they start doing this in other capitals, would be cool to pick up a bike at Brisvegas...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,290
Posted By JD
Just be aware that your fuel economy will likely...

Just be aware that your fuel economy will likely take a bit of a hit with the arrow map as it tends to tip more fuel in.
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6,414
Views: 427,481
Posted By JD
Trout or squirrel? :lol3

Trout or squirrel? :lol3
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,290
Posted By JD
I have one of those PDF manuals on the old...

I have one of those PDF manuals on the old clunker PC in the workshop and a copy on my smartphone for when I'm out and about.

Also keep a hard copy in the workshop that I got from this mob in...
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