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Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,664
Posted By snowymountainsmick
It was an Australian only model apparently and...

It was an Australian only model apparently and came with luxury seat, heated grips, three piece luggage and special paint. Mine is Teal, sort of metallic turquoise green, very nice. I think the other...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,787
Posted By snowymountainsmick
The quote from Yogi Berra was "The future sure...

The quote from Yogi Berra was "The future sure ain't what it used to be." as I recall.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,664
Posted By snowymountainsmick
The R100LT was an Australia only model

It came with heated grips, luxury seat, hard luggage, panniers and topbox and in three special colours, black, red and teal.

I picked up a minty teal coloured one yesterday with 30,000kms on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 26,995
Posted By snowymountainsmick
I have 146,000+ kms on my bike with original...

I have 146,000+ kms on my bike with original glass. I never heard of anyone replacing a glass on any type of motorcycle before. I was looking at a youtube video by Chris Harris from Affordable Beemer...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,132
Posted By snowymountainsmick
I didn't have time to read all of the posts, so...

forgive me if someone has covered this already. I bought a Coleman feather many years ago, with the sole intention of using gasoline (we call it petrol here, :) ). When I bought it, the guy in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 1,002,865
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Great photos, kep me out of mischief for an hour...

Great photos, kep me out of mischief for an hour or so, scrolling through them. Boy, the GSA look different with a 21" front wheel.

A few pics of my 2000 R1150GS on a road trip (pulling a trailer...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 1,002,865
Posted By snowymountainsmick
G'Day Ernestine! My bike is just to thr right of this picture!

Great coffee after a great ride on one of the best roads in Australia!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,724
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Service intervals,

I used to change at 3000km/1800mls and change the filter and gearbox/final drive oil every second change.

Now that I have the R1150GS, I think I will extend this to 5000kms/3000mls with the...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 45,124
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Cheap a$$ed alternative,

This may have been covered, but it is a cheap alternative;

http://www.webbikeworld.com/Motorcycle-technical-articles/air-pump/

I had two similar pumps and gave one away recently, :cry

I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,974
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Thinking of going green again.

I have an old R80ST for road touring and just bought a 3 month old KLR650 for Outback, gravel road and desert touring, but the KLR is a bit heavy for going hunting, jinking along bush tracks and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,209
Posted By snowymountainsmick
A Moto that makes no noise???? Shiver me timbers....

A Moto that makes no noise???? Shiver me timbers. It would be good for hunting though, the sneaky barstard would last more than 40 mins doodling through the back blocks.
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 114,617
Posted By snowymountainsmick
I'm back!

I had a good ride out to Watte Flat, cup of coffee at the Cafe' and back. It is a good ride late in the afternoon because you head accross the sun and you don't have to put up with glare.

Got so...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 114,617
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Rude, crude and rough, but much loved, 83 model

Just purchased, Nov 2007, 150,00Kms/90,000mil

http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb133/arightmick/MicksR80STatColsMcyclesKempsey10.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Long range tank for 98 TT600R?

Hi, tried the search feature, but it wouldn't come up. Anyone know of a bigger tank to fit my big treadley?
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,620
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Got pulled over by a cop who said I had no tail...

Got pulled over by a cop who said I had no tail light. I said "*&%%$ I only just checked the globe before I left, cause I an sick of cops pulling me over"! he said "I don't know about the bulb, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Just thinking...KLRs and GS1200s

I have been thinking that I ought to get an adventure bike and because I am a big guy and weight a ton (I weighed 105kg/230lbs even when I was skinny) in heavy and my good lady wasn't behind the door...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Farrrrrrrk riding at night. I live in the country...

Farrrrrrrk riding at night. I live in the country and the roos are suicidal here. Nightimes for sitting down, drinking piss and telling porkies around the fire or on the net :D

I must admit, the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 136,572
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Carlos, I found out the hard way many years ago...

Carlos, I found out the hard way many years ago that I had to land with the front wheel lined up straight ahead, landed on my head a few times before that one sunk in :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,236
Posted By snowymountainsmick
RYANWILLIAMCANTRELL, Those 50 cal or 20mm cannon...

RYANWILLIAMCANTRELL, Those 50 cal or 20mm cannon ammo boxes, how did you attach them? I have one and have been keeping an eye out for years for a second. I always thought that they would make good...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,289
Posted By snowymountainsmick
2008 Klr

I rode a friend's 08 KLR last week, it sat happily on 120/130 kph or 75-80mph. No luggage on board, but I weigh 149kgs (328lbs). I quiet liked it but it chopped me in the kidneys on bigger bumps. My...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2008, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,509
Posted By snowymountainsmick
1998 YYamaha TT600R: Electric start? Can it be done?

I sort of remember someone saying the later ones (without the classy Euro running gear) were fitted with a button.

Can this or another system be adapted?

Mick.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 34,104
Posted By snowymountainsmick
"It's my new TAT bike." :confused

"It's my new TAT bike."

:confused
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 30,000
Posted By snowymountainsmick
I got one the other day.....

Can't find my camera! :(

1998 TT600R, White/red 1153kms (680 odd miles) on the speedo, know both mature sensible owners :). It now has another mature, possibly not quiet as sensible owner. Boy,...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By snowymountainsmick
These sort of things are good for keeping kids...

These sort of things are good for keeping kids and passers-by out of your bags while you are having a coffee or getting a bit of lunch. They won't keep a dedicated thief out or an amateur with a lot...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 135,781
Posted By snowymountainsmick
Send her a text saying you have found a great...

Send her a text saying you have found a great place to have a drink and a romantic dinner and that you will pick her up at whatever. Don't turn up, leave phone switched off. Text her in the morning...
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