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Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,933
Posted By Ownitbaby
Why do people always insinuate that there is...

Why do people always insinuate that there is something clandestine or biased about any review....why can't the bike that gets voted best...just be the best bike?

I haven't read the review or...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-09-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ownitbaby
Thumb aahh....all of life's little pleasures right in...

aahh....all of life's little pleasures right in one thread....well almost.....thanks for sharing.
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 218,409
Posted By Ownitbaby
usually carry a small SAK or leatherman as well...

usually carry a small SAK or leatherman as well as an ESEE 6 for camping...

<img src="http://www.eseeknives.com/esee-6.jpg" border="0" alt="" />
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,550
Posted By Ownitbaby
gees, hadn't thought of a fishing rod......I'd...

gees, hadn't thought of a fishing rod......I'd probably just duct tape it to the surfboard....

<img src="http://w3media.com.au/images/motorcycle-surfboard-rack-2.jpg" border="0" alt="w3media -...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Ownitbaby
I haven't seen it before either, but would be...

I haven't seen it before either, but would be curious to know who compiled it and what data those figure are based on.

I haven't tried the Dunlops (I think they are quite new) but have had the...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,823
Posted By Ownitbaby
Recently caught in torrential summer rain at...

Recently caught in torrential summer rain at highway speeds for a few of hours.

Bike: R1100GS

Epic win: new BMW Santiago boots - very comfortable and my feet stayed bone dry.

Epic Fail:...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,606
Posted By Ownitbaby
Yeah, I don't know anyone that wears rain suits...

Yeah, I don't know anyone that wears rain suits like that anymore.

I wear a dri-rider jacket all the time on the bike....it has basic armour...lots of zipped pockets....zippered vents for...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,804
Posted By Ownitbaby
I got a cheap Caribee 50 Litre expedition bag...

I got a cheap Caribee 50 Litre expedition bag (http://www.caribee.com/product.php?prd=134) off fleabay for about $50.

It's a simple PVC roll bag with shoulder strap and compression straps and I...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,873
Posted By Ownitbaby
it wasn't even that long ago when shows like...

it wasn't even that long ago when shows like Today tonight and A Current Affair ran stories where they chased petrol station owners, like they were Peadophiles because they were selling petrol that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,913
Posted By Ownitbaby
Sydney Australia.

Sydney Australia.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,913
Posted By Ownitbaby
For my 1100GS.... Pink slip: $26 (annual...

For my 1100GS....

Pink slip: $26 (annual vehicle inspection for vehicles older than 3 years)
Motor vehicle tax: $54
Registration: $56
Compulsory Third Party personal injury insurance: $342.12 -...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 22,509
Posted By Ownitbaby
It's always the rich people that cry poor. ...

It's always the rich people that cry poor.

Gerry is used to being able to charge whatever he likes and doesn't like the fact the Australian's now have other options.

We've payed overinflated...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,095
Posted By Ownitbaby
how long do you thing that little zipper is going...

how long do you thing that little zipper is going to last around a camp site?

....and those 5 finger things will make your feet look like a girlie chimpanzee.:wink:
Forum: Australia 12-13-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,642
Posted By Ownitbaby
I recently needed a new rear disc and pads for my...

I recently needed a new rear disc and pads for my GS and the local BMW dealer replaced mine with Metal gear (http://metalgear.com.au/) parts (Brisbane based company) instead of OEM's

The rear disc...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,692
Posted By Ownitbaby
I know this is an old thread, but thought I'd...

I know this is an old thread, but thought I'd update for anyone else looking with my experience.

I went to place an order today for some BMW parts which totalled US$160.00.

When I went to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,245
Posted By Ownitbaby
I can't think of anything I'd rather....

I can't think of anything I'd rather....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,027
Posted By Ownitbaby
First off...I take my hat off to your old man for...

First off...I take my hat off to your old man for handling that heavy old pig at his age...I bet he was a tuff nut in his hey day.

...but at 81 you might both have to face that there are some...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,969
Posted By Ownitbaby
Nice update.....I must say I was a bit...

Nice update.....I must say I was a bit shocked....I half expected you to say that you hated it...whether you did or not....just because that's what lots of Harley guys that I know would say.

Glad...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,066,549
Posted By Ownitbaby
Bluhduh I'll just go on riding my 1100GS thanks....16...

I'll just go on riding my 1100GS thanks....16 years old this year and good enough for me. So long as they can keep me supplied with parts I'll keep riding it...maybe for another 16yrs.

We don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,774
Posted By Ownitbaby
Sounds like you really need someone to tell you...

Sounds like you really need someone to tell you it's alright and that you'll like the versys and that it makes good sense.....but you won't get that from me. :freaky

I agree with the weight and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,774
Posted By Ownitbaby
What niggles ray_rev? I think after an 1150...

What niggles ray_rev?

I think after an 1150 gs the versys and f800 will seem like plastic toys.
...at least that's what I thought test riding them after owning an 1100GS.

I keep thinking it's...
Forum: Hacks 03-01-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ownitbaby
Lots to offer...

Lots to offer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkjIq1ShGUg)....
Forum: Australia 03-01-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,519
Posted By Ownitbaby
my lens would have been on full zoom....:rofl

my lens would have been on full zoom....:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,513
Posted By Ownitbaby
Tourance....they work and they last.

Tourance....they work and they last.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 397,259
Posted By Ownitbaby
1. Always turn your head and look to where you...

1. Always turn your head and look to where you are going. When trying to avoid something look to where you want to go...DO NOT look at the thing you are trying to avoid.

2. While you're a newbie...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,004
Posted By Ownitbaby
the Guzzi v7's are without a doubt nice looking...

the Guzzi v7's are without a doubt nice looking bikes ...the standard, cafe or the scrambler...but they're also totally useless if your any bigger than about 5'2" and 60kg...they're just tiny little...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 116,680
Posted By Ownitbaby
sleepy little buggers these suzukis....heehee:evil

sleepy little buggers these suzukis....heehee:evil
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,073
Posted By Ownitbaby
hahahahahahaha..."it F#cking prints money"....oh...

hahahahahahaha..."it F#cking prints money"....oh I love it!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,087
Posted By Ownitbaby
Yes the wiring connects under the tank. But...

Yes the wiring connects under the tank.

But that's about all I know as a mate of mine hooked it up for me.

If you're stuck, I can probably take some pics on the week end if that helps.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 22,142
Posted By Ownitbaby
he sounds like something that gets left behind...

he sounds like something that gets left behind for the Hyenas to eat.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6,341
Views: 2,505,261
Posted By Ownitbaby
fully loaded spider-pig...

fully loaded spider-pig...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,087
Posted By Ownitbaby
simple is best...

simple is best...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,141
Posted By Ownitbaby
It's not a font as such, but maybe this will...

It's not a font as such, but maybe this will help:

http://www.w3media.com.au/docs/BMW_GS.pdf
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,608
Posted By Ownitbaby
I've used this method with my 1100GS... ...

I've used this method with my 1100GS...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nW1HzzS38c


...just make sure, if you're off the tarmac, that you have something under the sidestand so you don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By Ownitbaby
to finish the story...the guy I was going to buy...

to finish the story...the guy I was going to buy from re-neged and decided to keep his PD....I think he got a shock when he checked out how much a 1200gs was going to cost him to replace it.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,056
Posted By Ownitbaby
I know this is not on your short list and is...

I know this is not on your short list and is nothing like what you were asking about, but humour me here....go and test ride a 1250 bandit....they are cheap, easy to ride, have heaps of go and you...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,119
Posted By Ownitbaby
Pissed it seems like Vic roads are just becoming...

it seems like Vic roads are just becoming anti-hoon Nazis...I can't believe how ridiculous the enforcement agencies are becoming:

http://aca.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=1079251


So much for...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,413
Posted By Ownitbaby
+1:freaky

+1:freaky
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,960
Posted By Ownitbaby
Pissed I'm getting to that age where I've seen and heard...

I'm getting to that age where I've seen and heard enough stories like this to realize that the justice system is anything but - the only justice you can expect is the retribution you claim for...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,192
Posted By Ownitbaby
I think it just reminds me of the freedom I first...

I think it just reminds me of the freedom I first felt on a bike...

When I was about 11 I used to pack my school backpack with a bottle of coke, some vegemite sangas and a packet of tim tam...
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