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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,741
Posted By prestonpaul
I had an order come from the US via Austria. I'ts...

I had an order come from the US via Austria. I'ts only a couple of letters different I know but FFS :lol3
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 19,854
Posted By prestonpaul
Assuming its not too late I'll take an XL as...

Assuming its not too late I'll take an XL as well, otherwise an XXL would do. :D
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
Dunno, I'll check it out. I know the Laverda club...

Dunno, I'll check it out. I know the Laverda club has an annual ride out there in January and I think they camp out the back of the pub so that could be an option too.
Failing that, the Kennedys...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
I stopped in at Boggy Creek pub in Curdivale on...

I stopped in at Boggy Creek pub in Curdivale on the way home from Warrnambool yesterday and it's a ripper. Failing that there's always Simpson or Port Campbell
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
Happy Christmas everyone. Stay safe over the...

Happy Christmas everyone. Stay safe over the crazy season & I'll see you on the other side :D
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,637
Posted By prestonpaul
Thought that might be the case but it doesn't...

Thought that might be the case but it doesn't hurt to offer. If you change your mind/plans pm me for an address & ph no.
Have a great trip :clap
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,637
Posted By prestonpaul
If you do end up near the western end of the GOR...

If you do end up near the western end of the GOR and want a bed or somwhere to pitch a tent or whatever let me know. We're about 20km inland from the 12 Apostles & you'd be welcome.
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,597
Posted By prestonpaul
I've got a couple of sets of hays wire strainers...

I've got a couple of sets of hays wire strainers out in the shed but never made the connection with the hardware store!
Thanks for sharing Chris
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,961
Posted By prestonpaul
Never been there myself, but supposedly very good...

Never been there myself, but supposedly very good :D
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,961
Posted By prestonpaul
Myrtle Park Reserve...

Myrtle Park Reserve (http://www.exploreaustralia.net.au/Tasmania/Midlands-and-The-North/Targa/Myrtle-Park-Recreation-Ground) is a great spot to base your self for a few days to explore the nort east...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By prestonpaul
An outstanding 1000th post, thanks for sharing....

An outstanding 1000th post, thanks for sharing. To often we here about those that loose the battle, it's great to hear about someone winning :clap
Thanks.
Forum: Australia 11-25-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
Congratulations! time to start winding down :D

Congratulations! time to start winding down :D
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By prestonpaul
+ 1 on Autumn or Spring for southern Australia....

+ 1 on Autumn or Spring for southern Australia. Victoria in particular can get pretty cold and wet over winter. I live near the western end of the Great Ocean Road in South West Victoria so send me...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By prestonpaul
Gotta love the bureaucratic b-s. Well done for...

Gotta love the bureaucratic b-s. Well done for persevering through it, it's an awesome looking bit of kit :clap
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,541
Posted By prestonpaul
Not sure that I'd totally agree, Yes the tourists...

Not sure that I'd totally agree, Yes the tourists and the speed limits are painful but once you get past that the scenery is pretty amazing. I took a German friend along the GOR earlier this year and...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,541
Posted By prestonpaul
Looks like you may not make the Great Ocean Road...

Looks like you may not make the Great Ocean Road but if you do, take the turn off to the Cape Otway Lighthouse, the koalas down that road are literally in plague proportions, I guarantee you will...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,541
Posted By prestonpaul
Keep us posted on where you get to tomorrow, I...

Keep us posted on where you get to tomorrow, I live near the western end of The Great Ocean Road and would be happy to catch up for a ride when you get here but I'm off to Melbourne tomorrow and...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By prestonpaul
Shannon's and insure my ride are all part of AAMI...

Shannon's and insure my ride are all part of AAMI I beleive.
+1 for QBE, the bike is covered on and off road which is a big plus for me, and the prices are good too. Never had to claim though so...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By prestonpaul
Usually Glasses Guide...

Usually Glasses Guide (http://www.glassguide.com.au/mycarprice.aspx) or Red Book...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By prestonpaul
Bugger :cry

Bugger :cry
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,408
Posted By prestonpaul
So is there somthing new to fill the hole at KTM...

So is there somthing new to fill the hole at KTM or are they dropping the LC4 all together? :eek1
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By prestonpaul
Don't forget that outfits have their own quirks...

Don't forget that outfits have their own quirks and anomalies due to the asymmetrical placement of the third wheel. They pull left when accelerating and pull right when decelerating. In particular...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By prestonpaul
Is there a particular reason to do the course on...

Is there a particular reason to do the course on an outfit?
I ask because the training is geared towards solos and there are many components that would have to be modified to suit. It's been a long...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,576
Posted By prestonpaul
As an amature beekeeper I can tell you that pain...

As an amature beekeeper I can tell you that pain and localised swelling is not a sign of an allergy, it is a normal reaction to the venom. You would be surprised how many people think otherwise....
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By prestonpaul
+1

+1
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 25,220
Posted By prestonpaul
Get your self to one of the Ural of Oz...

Get your self to one of the Ural of Oz (http://uralofoz.com.au) training days, that should give you a good idea if a Ural is for you :D
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
They are a bit unique, that's for sure. They also...

They are a bit unique, that's for sure. They also did the fuel tank under the seat thing before BMW got on board with the f650.
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
Sounds like a plan.

Sounds like a plan.
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
Yup, Italian, '96 model, 668sport, 668cc parallel...

Yup, Italian, '96 model, 668sport, 668cc parallel twin, all the good fruit, Nico Bakker designed frame, Marchesini wheels, brembo gold brakes, Weber Marelli fuel injection, Paoli suspension....
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
Sounds good, when were you thinking of going?

Sounds good, when were you thinking of going?
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
:fyyff ...

:fyyff

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simpson,_Victoria

:evil
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
Yeah, me too, set a record (for me) for the trip...

Yeah, me too, set a record (for me) for the trip to Simpson and back this arvo :evil
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
If you don't count the old Honda vt250 project...

If you don't count the old Honda vt250 project sitting in the corner gathering dust then it's just the Laverda, the KTM and the Ural. :D
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
the Laverda got the treatment today :D ...

the Laverda got the treatment today :D


http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/19/hy9y9ezy.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
No problem, when ever you're ready.

No problem, when ever you're ready.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 243,665
Posted By prestonpaul
Dragged the 640 out of the shed today. Gave it a...

Dragged the 640 out of the shed today. Gave it a wash, new chain and sprockets, bled the brakes & clutch, drained the stale fuel out of the float bowel and off she goes :) Took it out for a short...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 119,232
Posted By prestonpaul
Taken. Thanks for the interest :) Old style...

Taken. Thanks for the interest :)

Old style Garmin Power lead, suit 4 pin round socket. Also enough bits and pieces to make another lead (apart from the wire).
PM me and I'll post for nix :)
...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,893
Views: 478,331
Posted By prestonpaul
Bit exy for what it is :(

Bit exy for what it is :(
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,113
Posted By prestonpaul
Probably head off late morning, don't know which...

Probably head off late morning, don't know which way yet, may just plug it in to the gps and hope for the best :lol3
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,113
Posted By prestonpaul
Yeah, me too, the KTM needs more work than I'm...

Yeah, me too, the KTM needs more work than I'm gunna get done in the next couple of days so I'll be on the Ural.
Planning on headding up Friday.
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