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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5,402
Views: 799,845
Posted By Sundowner
There's obviously still that Mods V's Rockers...

There's obviously still that Mods V's Rockers cultural connection for a scooter like that to exist in the form it does.
Actually looks like someone rode over the top of it already, going off the...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,188
Views: 616,203
Posted By Sundowner
Everyone knows how it will end, eventually. ...

Everyone knows how it will end, eventually.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/bc/Geewhizz-batman.jpg
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5,402
Views: 799,845
Posted By Sundowner
It's a Mods and Rockers thing.

It's a Mods and Rockers thing.
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 95,659
Posted By Sundowner
Yep, but not for the current bike. For the next...

Yep, but not for the current bike. For the next evolution. :evil
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5,402
Views: 799,845
Posted By Sundowner
Did you kick it over?

Did you kick it over?
Forum: Australia 07-04-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 849
Posted By Sundowner
The vast majority of tourists, especially...

The vast majority of tourists, especially backpackers, waste their holiday time on the east coast, going from city to city, town to town. They refer to it as the "party coast". Most then want to see...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 95,659
Posted By Sundowner
Thanks for the heads-up, RM. :clap Been looking...

Thanks for the heads-up, RM. :clap Been looking for one for a while.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-04-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 62,319
Posted By Sundowner
:eek2Just found page one of this RR, mate. Truly...

:eek2Just found page one of this RR, mate. Truly excellent adventure and hours of reading ahead. Well done to all of you. :clap
And I'm very pleased to hear you're home walking the dog, which means...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 7,170
Posted By Sundowner
The 24hr event has always been strategically...

The 24hr event has always been strategically placed on the coldest, wettest weekend of a South Aussie winter. Without fail. It really is a hardcore event for that fact alone. How nobody has ever...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,046
Posted By Sundowner
I had a '97 CR500R and a '91? KTM540 2 stroker. ...

I had a '97 CR500R and a '91? KTM540 2 stroker. Both fun bikes. The CR was my Finke race bike for 5 happy years of ownership. The KTM was my practice/trail bike. I almost set it on fire once. If...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By Sundowner
I'd say he was simply offered the job and it was...

I'd say he was simply offered the job and it was too good to turn down, which it truly would be.
When you're Number 1, there's only one direction your racing career can ever take.
Forum: Australia 07-03-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 95,659
Posted By Sundowner
It'd be an easy one to fracture if it wasn't...

It'd be an easy one to fracture if it wasn't handled correctly. Certainly in the right area and would have some pressure behind it if it was fractured. Enough to spray a fine mist of oil as shown....
Forum: Australia 07-03-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 95,659
Posted By Sundowner
I'd suggest looking at the front of the engine or...

I'd suggest looking at the front of the engine or frame. A little oil can go a long, long way. Have you done anything like top up the oil or remove/refit anything immediately before this happened? If...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 95,659
Posted By Sundowner
Where's the leak coming from?

Where's the leak coming from?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 206,318
Posted By Sundowner
I can't say yet, mate. It's a secret. :evil If...

I can't say yet, mate. It's a secret. :evil If you can get to the Little Desert Rally, we might tell you. :D Shame we can't catch up for a beer.
Forum: Australia 07-01-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 95,659
Posted By Sundowner
I like the looks of that, Empiredownhc. Very...

I like the looks of that, Empiredownhc. Very nice.
Very true about torquing the mount bolts. They're one thing that I really paid attention to when building mine. Since the Safari, I've had to...
Forum: Racing 06-30-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By Sundowner
Great stuff, Canoli. Your writing brought back...

Great stuff, Canoli. Your writing brought back some vivid memories of this race for me. Love it. Like being young again. :clap Look forward to the next "run home".
Forum: Racing 06-30-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,287
Posted By Sundowner
Yes mate. Thankyou for that. It's not a company...

Yes mate. Thankyou for that. It's not a company that i really bother keeping an ear out to for any developments. Very much like Harley - they could develop a plasma drive interstellar propulsion...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 1,147,865
Posted By Sundowner
Look forward to catching up. :D

Look forward to catching up. :D
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-30-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 206,318
Posted By Sundowner
No, Tony. Had the right set-up on the XR600 but...

No, Tony. Had the right set-up on the XR600 but when I was at Mt Dare, the cam chain jumped a few teeth, which caused a late night of mechanicing to fix. Lost confidence in it being reliable enough...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 95,659
Posted By Sundowner
They should look like this - one is slightly dog...

They should look like this - one is slightly dog legged.http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/m--v2On6AqHF_uTupmgI8Zw.jpg
They're all over fleabay in the US but they want stupid money for postage. ...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 1,147,865
Posted By Sundowner
Can't see why not, Tony. I'll edit my post. See...

Can't see why not, Tony. I'll edit my post. See you there.:thumb MasterBrewer, can you please edit your quote of my earlier post, so that nobody spots it and gets confuzzled, please mate.
Forum: Australia 06-29-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 95,659
Posted By Sundowner
I've got a front hub and disc available, but it's...

I've got a front hub and disc available, but it's for the thinner front axle (up to 199? :dunno anyone help with suitability for a 1993 XR600?). I was told it may be possible to convert it with new...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 1,147,865
Posted By Sundowner
SA ADVriders Beer Night

Been a long, long time since we all got together for a few beers and a good laugh at the Avoca Hotel on South Road. How does next Tuesday week, the 7th July @ 6.30pm sound for a counter meal and...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,744
Posted By Sundowner
He was driving the APC ADV-X 6x6 Landy - had a...

He was driving the APC ADV-X 6x6 Landy - had a chat to him in Finke but never got around to introductions, due to them being in the middle of breaking camp Monday morning. Friendly and interesting...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,693
Posted By Sundowner
A bike part. But not urgent and haven't done the...

A bike part. But not urgent and haven't done the deal yet. Seller may have another buyer lined up - will check tonight after work.
Seller has pulled the auction, so at this stage my sincere thanks...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,188
Views: 616,203
Posted By Sundowner
That was simply brilliant. Never laughed so hard...

That was simply brilliant. Never laughed so hard at a crash compilation. :clap At 3.51, I think my heart actually stopped.
:eek2
Forum: Australia 06-28-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,693
Posted By Sundowner
Thanks Steve, no I'm not stuck. Simply looking at...

Thanks Steve, no I'm not stuck. Simply looking at buying something off fleabay and need help with a simple pickup/postage issue - seller not experienced with posting a small parcel.
Thankyou...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,693
Posted By Sundowner
Anyone near Bittern, Victoria?:ear

Anyone near Bittern, Victoria?:ear
Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market 06-26-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 632,795
Posted By Sundowner
XR600R Top Engine Mount plates and bolt

Need to find a pair of triangular engine rocker cover to frame engine mounts to suit an XR600R. Also need the large bolt that goes through the rocker cover onto the plates (already have the two...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,744
Posted By Sundowner
2nd from right is engineering wizard, Fogo. ...

2nd from right is engineering wizard, Fogo.


SA's very own MasterBrewer, eating some sort of flat pie.
Forum: Australia 06-25-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,744
Posted By Sundowner
Didn't want to give it away. Hairy bugger is...

Didn't want to give it away. Hairy bugger is OzBikeDude = bloody top bloke. BMW Tragic is GoneAgain = Where the fuck's he off to this time?
Forum: Australia 06-25-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 7,170
Posted By Sundowner
Are you riding it, Tony?:evil

Are you riding it, Tony?:evil
Forum: Australia 06-25-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5,787
Views: 396,142
Posted By Sundowner
Just watched it. Bloody excellent!:clap

Just watched it. Bloody excellent!:clap
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,287
Posted By Sundowner
It seems like a really odd and unusual...

It seems like a really odd and unusual engineering change of direction. Are they owned or have shares in another company?
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 532,913
Posted By Sundowner
It's certainly unique. I've often thought a lot...

It's certainly unique. I've often thought a lot of enduro bikes would be better with ape hangers. Glad to see someone testing the waters.
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Sundowner
Yep, had a moment on the first bulldust section I...

Yep, had a moment on the first bulldust section I came to just before dusk. I ended up bypassing a lot of it be riding off the track through the virgin sand and scrub alongside the track. My mate...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Sundowner
Yep, definitely. I almost got lost near the...

Yep, definitely. I almost got lost near the disused airstrip sand-dune crossing area (where we did the zig-zag around the end of a dune previously, it was now a diagonal run through deep, loose sand)...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Sundowner
I came down the Binns Track from Finke late...

I came down the Binns Track from Finke late afternoon and crossed through the worst of the bulldust just after sunset. Was a real heart pumper solo with the shitty XR headlight. Never seen it so cut...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Sundowner
No spikes on the roads or tracks. OzBD speaks of...

No spikes on the roads or tracks. OzBD speaks of a horror that roams the Kadaitcha lands. A beast that sees all and has the personality of a hungry shark. You must see them to believe in them.
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