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Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 312,141
Posted By Postman Pat
Black Stump Hotel,Trunkey Creek. Stayed there a...

Black Stump Hotel,Trunkey Creek.
Stayed there a few years back on the TrannieSlapper.

(You left part of the sign in the photo,but I didn't notice it until later...) :loaded
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,775
Posted By Postman Pat
I rocked up to the Lakemba store...

I rocked up to the Lakemba store midmorning--running late,so I wasn't hopeful.
Looked like the bike gear was virtually untouched--last time it was cleaned out within 15 minutes of opening.
...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 57,772
Posted By Postman Pat
I picked up a 1200km/5 month old at a BMW dealer...

I picked up a 1200km/5 month old at a BMW dealer in the same colour last year,but I now have a black 2009 seat fitted to it.
The brown seat is currently on my blue/silver 2002 bike.
The silver...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,069
Posted By Postman Pat
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,553
Posted By Postman Pat
I paid $350 for mine at Frasers,as part of their...

I paid $350 for mine at Frasers,as part of their "BMW? They're dead to us" sale in December.
Only done a short ride in it so far--a bit tight around the ears compared to my XD3 and XD4,but...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,629
Posted By Postman Pat
I rode a new red one today--mine was getting a...

I rode a new red one today--mine was getting a rear tyre fitted.

800km against my green one's 3200km---mine rides better (but *I* haven't crashed mine--unlike whoever rode the red one before...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,629
Posted By Postman Pat
Buy all the green Super Cubs you can when they...

Buy all the green Super Cubs you can when they hit the auctions--they're destined to be the green frame 750SS of the 21st Century... :D

When I'm at work,I'm just like Paul Smart--except for...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 234,495
Posted By Postman Pat
Erm,I hope you weren't interested in the TDM at...

Erm,I hope you weren't interested in the TDM at Procycles...('cause I already bought it... :ricky:loaded)

Greedy Pat
2002 TDM900
2005 TDM900 (to be defarkled)
2011 TDM900 (to become the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 13,610
Views: 1,391,977
Posted By Postman Pat
I miss my old XL600RMG (Well,I miss the *first*...

I miss my old XL600RMG (Well,I miss the *first* one,not the second wornout P.O.S.--just the Acerbis 20L tank on it...)

Gotta DR650 now,but I'd still like those tubeless RMG rims... :evil
Forum: Australia 02-15-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 312,141
Posted By Postman Pat
I was gunna say the road through Tharwa and...

I was gunna say the road through Tharwa and Namadgi--actually,I think I had this exact photo saved on my old (deceased) computer some years back.

Only been through in Summer though...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,183
Posted By Postman Pat
Straight out to the track Friday from Mt...

Straight out to the track Friday from Mt Beauty,then unpack at Cowes.
On one of the TDM900s,or the DR650 (at least my licence should be safe on that...)
Forum: Australia 12-29-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2,893
Views: 478,085
Posted By Postman Pat
Grabbed two this arvo at Chullora. Still...

Grabbed two this arvo at Chullora.

Still stuffed if I can remember what happened to my old Leathermans...
Forum: OZ Vendors 12-23-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 17,702
Posted By Postman Pat
Just finished watching MB8 & 9 today--8 kept...

Just finished watching MB8 & 9 today--8 kept freezing/pixellating the other day every time Philth woke up at Lorella Springs,but I threw it in the computer again today,and all was well. :huh

Now...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,495
Posted By Postman Pat
Fuel injection,120km/h,and it's gotta fuel gauge....

Fuel injection,120km/h,and it's gotta fuel gauge.

My DR650 is less advanced than a bloody postie bike... :loaded
Forum: Australia 09-09-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 87,062
Posted By Postman Pat
Shocked and saddened to hear this. Along...

Shocked and saddened to hear this.

Along with many others here,I felt like I knew Bill through his Motorbikin adventures.

Rewatched MB5 and C2C today.
Forum: Australia 08-10-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,775
Posted By Postman Pat
Turned up at Lakemba Aldi before opening--I was...

Turned up at Lakemba Aldi before opening--I was the only bike rider not in disguise (but I had two panniers,a topbox and a Bagster tankbag on the TDM for my booty).

Grabbed a bike cover,windproof...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 31,515
Posted By Postman Pat
http://aussiegreyghost.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tue...

http://aussiegreyghost.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tuena-white-water-1/i-9GScKFw/0/M/DSCF1951-M.jpg...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,266
Posted By Postman Pat
My tank was yellow when it left the Safari...

My tank was yellow when it left the Safari factory in 2005---I just keep praying it's gunna turn white at some point...(and I've only had it 5 weeks) :lol3


First weekend away for the...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,571
Posted By Postman Pat
Rossi and Stoner are good,but they'll never...

Rossi and Stoner are good,but they'll never measure up against Charley and Ewan... :loaded
Forum: Australia 05-18-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 31,515
Posted By Postman Pat
It had better be on--I've finally organised a...

It had better be on--I've finally organised a (05,Safari tank,Ventura rack,13K km) DR650 for the rally...

Would've picked it up this morning,but knocked off work too late to get to the bank...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 31,515
Posted By Postman Pat
The more I rode that Strom,the more I preferred...

The more I rode that Strom,the more I preferred my Transalp,and the more I realised that I'd rather have a TDM than either of them...
It just took me a couple of years to do something about it...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 31,515
Posted By Postman Pat
My two old TDM900s should have a shiny new DR650...

My two old TDM900s should have a shiny new DR650 (and farkles) keeping them company very soon.,so I can fit in this time.
(Okay,I still won't fit in...:cry...but it won't be the bike's fault...)
Forum: Australia 03-06-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,893
Posted By Postman Pat
Beats me... :D The Wee has much better...

Beats me... :D

The Wee has much better headlights,a more protective fairing,and a 19" front wheel,so dirtworthy tyres are easier to find.

Otherwise,the TDM runs rings around it in every...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,910
Posted By Postman Pat
No need,Shmerel--he'll be easy to find. After...

No need,Shmerel--he'll be easy to find.
After all,how many listings for "RALLYFAN,DAVO" could there be in the Canberra phone book?
I mean,that *is* his real name,isn't it? :loaded

PAT,POSTMAN...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 208,249
Posted By Postman Pat
Now you're just being mean and hurtful... :cry ...

Now you're just being mean and hurtful... :cry

Pat
02 TDM900 (AL-58)
05 TDM900
08 DL650A (for sale)
04 XL650V (SOLD!!!)
Forum: Australia 12-09-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,359
Posted By Postman Pat
I hope he doesn't want his fucken TDM back...(I...

I hope he doesn't want his fucken TDM back...(I only bought it off him on Friday,and I need *both* of mine...) :loaded

Just got off the phone to Al--he seems in good spirits,but obviously in a...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 208,249
Posted By Postman Pat
Where will you find someone stupid enough to buy...

Where will you find someone stupid enough to buy that flogged-out heap?

Fuck... :baldy


Postman Pat
02 TDM900 (ex AL58)
05 TDM900
08 DL650A (for sale)
04 XL650V (for sale)
Forum: Australia 11-12-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,465
Posted By Postman Pat
New supplies of Shell VSX are only part synthetic...

New supplies of Shell VSX are only part synthetic these days--I was going to buy 4L for the TDM900 recently,and the dealer suggested I check the (fairly) small print on the label.
Some 1L bottles of...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,073
Posted By Postman Pat
[quote=Shakey!]Hi Adam, I brought a GB500 as a...

[quote=Shakey!]Hi Adam,
I brought a GB500 as a wreck and built this, turned it into a 600, and did a bit of head work.
Put progressive springs in the forks, handled like it was on rails........
Forum: Australia 09-04-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 357,480
Posted By Postman Pat
I brought a V twin to Byrock--it even had a Honda...

I brought a V twin to Byrock--it even had a Honda Riders Club sticker on it...(it just might have had "Suzuki" on it several times also...) :shog

Might even take my parallel twin (TDM) to the...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,697
Posted By Postman Pat
I've booked a motel room for Friday at the...

I've booked a motel room for Friday at the Pooncarie pub--still 2 empty beds left in the room.

Haven't decided if I'll carry on to Top Hut or head elsewhere on Saturday--I've got another week's...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,673
Posted By Postman Pat
Just booked into the bunkroom at Tuena (still 5...

Just booked into the bunkroom at Tuena (still 5 beds left in there)--last weekend of 2 weeks away,including the Far Cairn Rally.

Still need Chain Gang sprockets for the Wee this week,and a 42T...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,775
Posted By Postman Pat
It's a good idea to check Thursday night that all...

It's a good idea to check Thursday night that all three Merino tops are MEN'S mediums (not just the one you try on),or you'll have to go back the following night and exchange them... :augie (Luckily...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,775
Posted By Postman Pat
Now uses WhereIs maps rather than Route 66 this...

Now uses WhereIs maps rather than Route 66 this time also--might grab one for the TDM so I don't have to swap mounts back and forth from the Strom.
Forum: Australia 07-16-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Postman Pat
Thanks for the heads up Mark--I drove down last...

Thanks for the heads up Mark--I drove down last night after work and relieved them of two sets--saw yours waiting on the rack for you... :D
Bit of a ripoff--I only paid $180 for my last pair of new...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,052
Posted By Postman Pat
I picked up a pair of ComfortShell pants at...

I picked up a pair of ComfortShell pants at Procycles St Peters a few weeks ago for around $400--they may still have some left there,or at their Hornsby store.
They had the jackets too,but I'd...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 357,480
Posted By Postman Pat
I did much the same route on Sunday,but branched...

I did much the same route on Sunday,but branched off at Young through Cootamundra,Tumblong,Adelong,and Laurel Hill for the night with the BMW club (I really should have packed that clear visor--and a...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By Postman Pat
I went back this arvo for some black R2P strides...

I went back this arvo for some black R2P strides (my new jacket seemed lonely...)--none left in my size,so grabbed a pair of ComfortShell dacks instead.

Let this be an end to the madness......
Forum: Australia 04-10-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By Postman Pat
Thanks for nothing Matt--now I have _another_ RP2...

Thanks for nothing Matt--now I have _another_ RP2 jacket I don't need...(except this one's black) :lol3
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,868
Posted By Postman Pat
I'm sure some jealous people will try to convince...

I'm sure some jealous people will try to convince me that moving the footpegs much lower to the ground,and further outwards,is the reason they now scrape _everywhere_,but I know better than them... ...
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