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Forum: Face plant 06-08-2004, 04:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,321
Posted By Gair
Wow...

Wow...

A huge thankyou to everyone who has respoded so kindly to this post. Thanks.

I knew this was the only place I could share such an experience without people just rolling their eyes and...
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,321
Posted By Gair
Yeh

I do have some photos. The guys who picked up the bike took them for insurance purposes - which would be great if it was insured. :huh
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2004, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,321
Posted By Gair
Yep

Just Fricking Lucky I reckon!
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2004, 08:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,321
Posted By Gair
Crashed in the Aussie Outback...

[Prologue - In November of last year we were snapped out of Malaysia at short notice (2 weeks). That's another story right there, but the long and the short of it was, we were repatriated to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2003, 07:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,720
Posted By Gair
Awesome

Brad, awesome trip. Deb and I are off to BC in 10 days for the month of October. Can't take the bike unfortunately, but we are hiring an RV. Your photos and report have certainly helped plan the...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2003, 02:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,017
Posted By Gair
Kean

Though I have some very good ideas myself based on eye-witness reports, examination of the wreckage, personal knowledge of the pilot and a knowledge of the aircraft role, it would be very wrong for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2003, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By Gair
Dear Mr Cob

You're a gentleman an a scholar for sharing such a brilliant and beautiful account of an equally brilliant adventure.

Thank-you
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2003, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Gair
eTrex

This is a personal opinion, but when it comes to any GPS I prefer to use it as a tool to assist in Navigation, not as THE navigation tool. To that end I always prefer to have the paper maps and a...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2003, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,017
Posted By Gair
Delay

I am a pilot with the Royal Australian Air Force, currently working as a military flight instructor with the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
On Tuesday of this week, Sefrina, aged 22, from Negeri...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2003, 08:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Cheers Kirkmoon

It's good to share.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2003, 08:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Pissed Pie Tray??

I'll have you know that's a serious piece of kit. Costs about US$0.50 and works in anything short of a swamp no matter how heavily the bike leans on it's elbow.

But I'm curious. Why did you have...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2003, 05:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Yeah

..and cheers

I spoke to a mate of mine today, as well as the guys in the High Comm in K.L. I'll send you an e-mail update.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2003, 03:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Cheers

Thanks Komet. I really enjoy reading about other people's adventures on here. Nice to be able to contribute....
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2003, 03:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Cool

Really glad you enjoyed it. You'll have to give us a hoy when you come through. I think Beemer Boy may be pasing through for a Bevie in a weeks time!
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 12:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
The End

Well, thats about it for the Recce trip. Three days, about 1400kms and a burning desire to return, with a 'smarter' set of equipment and a better knowledge of what to expect.
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 12:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

looking the other way. This road eventually became tar again for about 3kms, then, without warning and in the middle of a bend, its was dirt once more. Shit :confused
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 12:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

Eventually I even stumbled across a dirt road used by loggers. It was on this track that I saw my first snake of the trip - a red backed Malaysian Coral snake, readily identifiable by the red line...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 12:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

In the morning I packed up and headed for Gua Musang. Once I arrived I set about backtracking a course to see what the jungle tracks were like after some finer weather, but the locals had not even...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
charger

getting ready to charge the DigiCam's battery enroute
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Sunrise

dawn
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

Experience had already offered some food for thought on the shelter issue and the arrangements this time were far more suitable. The bike cover was worth it's weight in gold in detering...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

.. more kids. These guys raced off to get me some more water from the store
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

Goose.....
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

The traffic was hell though....
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

I kept heading South and eventually arrived at Kuala Besut, where, much to my delight, I was informed it is absolutely no prolem for you to stay on the beach for the night, if you can clear a big...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

...anotherie - can you see the bike?
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

My first view of the South China Sea was pretty much the same scenario with fewer people
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East Coast

..anotherie
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East-West Highway

Once out of the hills the traffic increased, as did the number of Kampongs on the way to Kota Baru on the East Coast. Theriding was hot and uncomfortable, so, after a quick peak at Kota Baru I headed...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East-West Highway

... and one of the bike
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:09 AM
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Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East-West Highway

...and another
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 11:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
East-West Highway

The sun was out and I still hadn't really decided what was to become of this epic trip. The tracks I wanted to take, had planned so hard and carefully to take, would be unjustifiably dangerous for a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Camp site

In the meantime the bike did it's level best, masquerading as the 'grey man' in the car park (bike park?)
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 10:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Departure

The next morning I was woken by two guys arriving on a step-thru with a shotgun each. I didn't need any coffee that morning to get me going. It turned out they were going hunting. SOP is to stake out...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 10:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Rubber

Bizarre - rubber trees growing out of a rubber tyre. The irony...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
comparison

ADVENTURE PRINTS!!! :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 10:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
comparison

Deer prints? Or Pig?
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 10:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
comparison

Monkey Prints
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 10:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Camp site

This used to be a ferry across the river for milled timber. Seemes when anyone needs some steel they come and cut a bit off it now. Still, good place for another piccy
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2003, 10:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,854
Posted By Gair
Visitors

As I made camp a couple of guys arrived with fishing rods. Apparently this was a pretty good place. They didn't speak any english so the Malay was in for a workout. They were instantly impressed that...
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