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Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Sorry to hear too, nicking off for a ride to sort...

Sorry to hear too, nicking off for a ride to sort your own head out, is a completely different scenario to being there for a partner in need.
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Think of the good things of life mate. Planning...

Think of the good things of life mate. Planning the next ride?
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Hey Bud, that sentence belongs in the basement. ...

Hey Bud, that sentence belongs in the basement.

Before you go, re-read all my posts in this thread, and it 'may' put things into perspective for you. if it doesn't best you stay in the basement...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Thanks leggo, I got my stickers yesterday, look...

Thanks leggo, I got my stickers yesterday, look great!



Yep. The other day, I was going through the self serve checkouts at Coles/Woolies, and a pretty young thing next to me was having trouble...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
ADV stickers, why didn't I think of that. Great...

ADV stickers, why didn't I think of that. Great idea. Andrew2 has them??

Going for a contracting job tomorrow, another student in my TIG class needs some help with his business. He's seen my work,...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Back on topic about fixing ourselves, or more to...

Back on topic about fixing ourselves, or more to the point, I'm pleading for help here.

I have had a pretty good week (except for the post above), that is due to lots of small jobs getting ticked...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Thanks Andrew and John, on an 'up' week...

Thanks Andrew and John,

on an 'up' week it's a whole lot easier to brush it off.
on a mid week, things like that will sit in the background and niggle away, with a constant need to hold those...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Good call, will do today

Good call, will do today
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Well written staffy, it's amazing how i can...

Well written staffy,

it's amazing how i can think I'm the only one to have gone through what I have, then someone pours their heart out, and many similarities arise.

I tip my hat to your...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Havafati, mate pick one of the techniques from...

Havafati, mate pick one of the techniques from this thread that others have suggested to try and break the cycle, somethings work for us, some don't.

Go for a run, bike ride (pushy) exert a whole...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Some people cannot be changed, and not all come...

Some people cannot be changed, and not all come back feeling like a goose. others know the right buttons to push and will do it for sport to get a reaction from the sensitive person, ie me. guess...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
I have been considering going back to ISA...

I have been considering going back to ISA (www.isaexperience.com) ( was about 10-12 years ago) to wake up the person I want to be, cost is not too ridiculous, and many tools can be gained.

One of...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
termorra There's too much crap in the background...

termorra There's too much crap in the background of my garage which detracts from the beauty!!!

Oh and BSTARD that link is gold, it's like they printed off what's inside my head
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
Thanks Leggo and BSTRD, more reading for me and...

Thanks Leggo and BSTRD, more reading for me and not looking at pictures in shiny things!

I'll decide on the BDR on Sunday, weather permitting as wet tar and knobbies don't mix.

I need to...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,683
Posted By curlysurfer
I've written this out several times, and nearly...

I've written this out several times, and nearly hit the submit button the same amount, so here goes...

I just sent some cash through to the Black Dog Institute, and Leggo I'll send ya my address...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 504,621
Posted By curlysurfer
late to the ephelant party, but this is the best...

late to the ephelant party, but this is the best Dad joke I've got, shit I've probably told it here already

What did Tarzan say when he saw the elephants coming over the hill?

'Here come the...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 20,103
Views: 2,421,125
Posted By curlysurfer
I wander through the pickles/manheim/ebay/gumtree...

I wander through the pickles/manheim/ebay/gumtree for sale sections dreaming away money that I don't have. I came across this government auction site flogging Hummers and other ex military goodies.
...
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 509,515
Posted By curlysurfer
I've often wondered about this, as we've been...

I've often wondered about this, as we've been doing it for ages in the MTB area, but haven't been game to cross over as the consequences are a tad higher.

alot of the tubeless kits run a latex...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 509,515
Posted By curlysurfer
Hodaka anyone? ...

Hodaka anyone?

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/brunswick/collectables/vintage-hadaka-motorcycle-and-parts/1070784813
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 16,737
Posted By curlysurfer
layed the 525 over to do a clutch plate change...

layed the 525 over to do a clutch plate change over. Easy job, leave the oil in, no mess, dozen bolts or so, icy beer...., and the last bolt to go in decided to drop itself down the crankcase.
...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 509,515
Posted By curlysurfer
looks like a pretty much complete scrapper? ...

looks like a pretty much complete scrapper?

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1982-Honda-XL250R-VMX-Classic-Bush-Basher-Cafe-Project-/301505953396?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item463327be74
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 509,515
Posted By curlysurfer
Live the dream on this ...

Live the dream on this

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/ct110-salt-lake-racer-project-/291370332800?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item43d7067280
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 509,515
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Honda-MT125-KO-Elsinore...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Honda-MT125-KO-Elsinore-1974-project-bike-not-running-but-good-compression-/331468391853?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item4d2d0e45ad

and this one is more than triple the price...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 509,515
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Suzuki-RL250-Project-Bi...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Suzuki-RL250-Project-Bikes-x-2-/321657881088?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item4ae44dc200
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 509,515
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Moto-Morini-Camel-501-1...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Moto-Morini-Camel-501-1985-Enduro-Trail-/291348631436?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item43d5bb4f8c
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 509,515
Posted By curlysurfer
Thanks mate, I'll pass. My scooter will just pull...

Thanks mate, I'll pass. My scooter will just pull 110, but dragging that thing would make a scary ride extra interesting.

I like how they use a 10 year old in what could be determined suggestive...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 509,515
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/middle-swan/other-m...

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/middle-swan/other-motorcycles-scooters/motorcycle-cargo-trailer/1050169564?utm_source=criteo&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=LF-automotive&mpch=ads

Some of you...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,315
Posted By curlysurfer
Just watched this again, and only just noticed...

Just watched this again, and only just noticed the 'studded' tyres at 8:20
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,315
Posted By curlysurfer
WOW, some of you guys are OLD. :D I didn't...

WOW, some of you guys are OLD. :D

I didn't know they had gopro's back then, like in the dark ages I mean :lol3

'59, I think my Dad would've been hunting around test driving a few models looking...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 16,737
Posted By curlysurfer
nothing happens quick in my place, THis...

nothing happens quick in my place,
THis morning, 2 XR400 frames and bits went off to the grit blaster,
Last night buttoned up the 525 ready for a Blue slip.

Bought a new helmet as the last one...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 582,969
Posted By curlysurfer
I have one of his books here and every now and...

I have one of his books here and every now and then get it out and flick through for a laugh at our language and how it can be misunderstood or manipulated into reading in a different context.
...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 16,737
Posted By curlysurfer
Yeah I think this guy just thought "it starts so...

Yeah I think this guy just thought "it starts so must be ok"

Oh and I put swapped a tray for my tub on the Navara, less crying when I scratch the tray with tools, bikes etc. Straight swap no...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 582,969
Posted By curlysurfer
http://vimeo.com/113158655 not a bike, but...

http://vimeo.com/113158655

not a bike, but what an engine.
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 16,737
Posted By curlysurfer
TIG repaired rusted frames on 2 XR400 frames...

TIG repaired rusted frames on 2 XR400 frames ready for blast n paint.
Whiist on the torch the postie arrived with the clutch master cylinder kit for the new to me 525.

Fixed a hand-me-down twin...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,450
Posted By curlysurfer
I can't ride for shit, never done a track day,...

I can't ride for shit, never done a track day, although I have rounded up a few roadies (pedal Powered) on my knobbied MTB, and had a freaking ball on road slicks on the same mountain bike, so I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,411,301
Posted By curlysurfer
adv comes to the rescue once again. pulled...

adv comes to the rescue once again.

pulled and cleaned all plugs behind headlight, and under seat. fixed 2 rubbed wires at tailight, and voila, a dozen starts and fuse in tact. I will have a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,411,301
Posted By curlysurfer
Thanks Leggo and Sweetlou, just got some...

Thanks Leggo and Sweetlou,

just got some contact cleaner, scourer, vaseline, and 6 beers. I'll report back.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,411,301
Posted By curlysurfer
Starter Fuse

It's official, I've converted to the orange side. The V-strom is gone, the Xr4 is going up for sale, and an 06 model 525 is in the garage. woo fricken hoo for the magic button and modern supenders!
...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 258,225
Posted By curlysurfer
I do a bit of night mtb riding, and these aren't...

I do a bit of night mtb riding, and these aren't much chop. You can much better bang (or lumens) for your buck from ebay, search for xml cree bike light. Half our bunch ride with these type and we...
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 83,233
Posted By curlysurfer
thanks guys, had a look there and found the US/UK...

thanks guys, had a look there and found the US/UK repairers, Aus section there would be a good start thanks.

I have had a bit of a google and found the fix, contemplating doing it my self,...
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