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Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,703
Posted By minnow
Condo is greaaaaattttt!!!

My first and def not my last.

Brilliant event, great racing, great town and amazing spectator viewing.

Reminds me of the old days when you could stand where you wanted and if you got hit, it...
Forum: Racing 04-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By minnow
Europe and USA's best bike mags - Dakar

G'day

I want to find what are the best bike mags in UK, Continental Europe and USA that provide extensive coverage of the Dakar and other off-road motorcycle rally's.

Would really appreciate...
Forum: Racing 12-10-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 167,591
Posted By minnow
Freedom Rally Racing Dakar Support team

Hi guys

I am part of the FRR support team in Dakar 2014.

I will write regularly about the experience from inside the bivouac on a Facebook page www.facebook.com/StephenTunleyDakar2014 for...
Forum: Racing 12-10-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 167,591
Posted By minnow
Freedom Rally Racing Dakar Support team

Hi guys

I am part of the FRR support team in Dakar 2014.

I will write regularly about the experience from inside the bivouac on a Facebook page www.facebook.com/StephenTunleyDakar2014 for...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By minnow
Try here - amazing Makgadikgadi salt pan Botswana...

Try here - amazing Makgadikgadi salt pan Botswana .

Shall I send my address in Oz to send lights too:norton
Forum: Australia 08-29-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By minnow
Thanks Bend, I have read that, funnily enough the...

Thanks Bend, I have read that, funnily enough the aprtment he stayed at in Sydney the day before he left with Wolfie and Simon and Lisa Thomas was mine and I didnt even know it!
Forum: Australia 08-27-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By minnow
On Dakar 2014 as a Support Team Member - Advice

Hi

I am in the fortunate position of being a support team member on the Dakar 2014 (along with a good mate).

The team is Freedom Rally Racing from USA, run by Mike Stansfield. we are...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By minnow
Dakar 2014 - Rider Support Available

Guys, myself and a pal are travelling the Dakar next year as part of the support team for Freedom Racing.

Freedom can support 3 competing riders and have several support packages available. At...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,143,002
Posted By minnow
Bugger bugger thanks!

Bugger bugger thanks!
Forum: Racing 01-15-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,143,002
Posted By minnow
Live

Any links to where it's live on air now? It's midnight down under and I need fix! Help?
Forum: Racing 01-10-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,143,002
Posted By minnow
The ASO so dumb!

So I am headong off to bush - no TV of Dakar - boo. Aha methinks I will get theDakar app for the iPhone - ooops, except its not available to non US applestore users - yet its free?

The Dakar is a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By minnow
The APC Rally/Adventure Motorcyling - is it the new golf? Part 3 ..and last bit

Part 3...

THE GOOD THE BETTER THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Analysis time. What did I like about, the Rally, the bike, my kit, me, the people etc. and what didn’t I like?

The Rally needed a couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By minnow
The APC Rally/Adventure Motorcycyling - is it the new golf? Part 2

Part 2...

Day 4

A long day to get to Charleville and we off at around 730 am. Now I confess I am more of ‘gentleman rider” and these early starts were a trial for me. Normally my day involves...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By minnow
Adventure Motorcycling - is it the new golf! Part 1

DVENTURE MOTORCYCLING – THE NEW GOLF?

THE APC RALLY 2012 RECOLLECTIONS OF AN EPIC JOURNEY – 7500 KMS OFFROAD AROUND EASTERN AUSTRALIA

BACKGROUND

I have been involved in motorcycling since...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
I think he is posting on behalf of the 129 riders...

I think he is posting on behalf of the 129 riders on the APC Rally that would like to access that information before the off on Saturday.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Pissed Posts removed for speaking my mind

Following Johns ban I posted my views, first that whoever banned him was a fuckwit and in a second post that 'banning' had failed in South Africa.

Well well the 'Orwellian World' is alive and well...
Forum: Australia 07-16-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
I have to say that for a novice looking at the...

I have to say that for a novice looking at the way thetracks are stored is bloody confusing. Perjaps John you can enlighten us on Friday at the briefing, but on the Montana they are all over the...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Wolfie upon reflection I have several other...

Wolfie upon reflection I have several other thoughts following what occurred.

1. A Spot Tracker could save your life. Similarly an EPIRB. Ian was lucky that he dumped his bike near 2 blokes - a...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
I think I met your pal Dan on the 'dial in" ride...

I think I met your pal Dan on the 'dial in" ride weekend just passed. He had the very smartly presented F800 GS? I am guessing you will be starting at Wisemans Ferry?
Forum: Australia 07-01-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Wolfie and Clubby

Just want to acknowledge the efforts and care that both Wolfie and Clubby showed over the past weekend. They were amazing and stuck by some blokes in rather trying times. Their efforts and care...
Forum: Australia 06-24-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Sprockets Kato 690 e

My set-up is 15/45. It's top speed is well over 160 k's. Torque is rubbish - what set ups are others using please? Thanks
Forum: Australia 06-04-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Food for the Rally

I was looking at various food options and have previously tried the stuff that is sold in camping stores and found it barely OK but very expensive.

Just found this company in Oz
...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
KTM 690 enduro with Lynx fairing

Wanted to post pictures of bike but am unable to

This is at the foot of the message box.


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Forum: Australia 05-16-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Ian at Brittania Composites can supply you with...

Ian at Brittania Composites can supply you with light protectors that fit the lenses, send him an email.
Forum: Australia 05-15-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
I have done 3500 k's in last 2 months. of which...

I have done 3500 k's in last 2 months. of which 2000 was off road. I have dropped the bike on 5 occasions including a somewhat spectacular off around Sunny Corner. Not a scratch to fairing at all. I...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Fairings for the APX

My KTM 690 enduro has a Lynx fairing from Brittania Composites. You can see it here http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=48&Itemid=53.

I love the...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
That advice sorted the problem. Thanks very much....

That advice sorted the problem. Thanks very much.

Cheers
Forum: Australia 05-01-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Yes batteries in. Push on and track button...

Yes batteries in. Push on and track button together. Still nothing!
Forum: Australia 04-28-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Thanks message worked ok - but won't track?...

Thanks message worked ok - but won't track? Perplexing!
Forum: Australia 04-28-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Spot Tracker issues

Can anyone help. Bought the tracker, paid for the services and have set up shared page. So far done 2 x 2 day trips and absolutely no logs at all! I have reset accounts and tried sending MSG -...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Map Shop

The Map Shop has relocated to Central Station area.
Forum: Australia 04-24-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By minnow
Thumb EXC forks in 690 enduro

Hi

I am looking to improve my 690e suspenders. In chatting to rally raid in uk, they advise they simply upgrade the rear spring to one suited to weight being carried cost is stg 70 plus shipping....
Forum: Australia 04-10-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
--- Yep in two cases from the glue section...

---

Yep in two cases from the glue section around the valve but not the valve iself and most recently the area at the foot of the mattress where the front and back are glued together.
Forum: Australia 04-10-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
A few thoughts on kit. I have owned 3 x...

A few thoughts on kit.

I have owned 3 x exped mattresses and all have failed. Whilst I love them for the size and design and comfort, quite frankly they simply don't last.

As for the Spot...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Adventure Moto

Just want to give a plug to Steve Smith of Adventure Moto. I was in the market for a Klim Latitude Jacket and could buy ex USA a little less than in Oz. I spoke to Steve Smith who handles Klim in Oz...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
APC Rally vs Pommy Olympics

When the Sydney 2000 Olympics were on I was in South America and riding from Ushuai to Bolivia. I would not have missed that ride for anything... so its kinda fitting that the APC Rally is also...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Garmin Montana

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Thanks John, I would like to take you up on set-up offer!

I bought the Garmin bike mount - but did not have time to hardwire. I also need to consider there will be an iPhone, UHF an the...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
Garmin Montana - underwhelmed!!

I bought a 690 E last week - thanks Andrew (Yeti Andrew) and grabbed a Garmin Montana to use on the trip back from Adelaide to Sydney.

In using it I encountered the following issues:

1. the...
Forum: Australia 11-28-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,325
Posted By minnow
APC Rally 2012 - I am going!

John H inspired me at Sydney Bike Show and have decided to go. Along with 2 - 6 of my best buddies - hopefully.

We all own GSA's but suspect we might go for something a little smaller, we shall...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,555
Posted By minnow
A deal, a steal - sale of the blooming century!

Ararat you should have bought it - at $6k its cheap!
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