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Forum: Hacks 11-14-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,684
Posted By JohnnyMac
What a good place for a trip. Have only seen...

What a good place for a trip. Have only seen Tassie while ashore from NZ ship visits to Hobart and Devonport. My wife borrowed a camper van one winter and spent 30 winter days there on her own.:clap...
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,285
Posted By JohnnyMac
Thanks for sharing such a nice trip. Only...

Thanks for sharing such a nice trip. Only question is where was the bacon?:clap
Forum: Americas 09-25-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By JohnnyMac
Thumb http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25148811#post25148811

We rode around some of Chile and Argentina a few years ago and stayed in hostel and backpacker places. The only real down side there was the breakfast time. Most of these folks are not early risers...
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,328
Posted By JohnnyMac
Thumb I agree with the use of Yellow Book and practice,...

I agree with the use of Yellow Book and practice, practice. Kurt Neilson, who was the local Ural dealer put my rig together, and then gave me some basic instruction. He rode in the chair and told me...
Forum: Americas 10-11-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,736
Posted By JohnnyMac
We made it Coldfoot before the throwout bearing...

We made it Coldfoot before the throwout bearing on the clutch went a few years ago and now I'm hoping to do the trip again to get to Deadhorse to complete the trip. I reckon if you are close to go...
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,823
Posted By JohnnyMac
The side choice to mount it on looks good to...

The side choice to mount it on looks good to me.:clap
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By JohnnyMac
Here in NZ the sidecar is counted as a pannier...

Here in NZ the sidecar is counted as a pannier and can be on either side. Probably not a bonus for the monkey. I saw a gear up a few weeks ago which had the chair facing the traffic.:rofl
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,408
Posted By JohnnyMac
Know the feeling as we had a drive shaft break on...

Know the feeling as we had a drive shaft break on our R80 GS in the back blocks of Queensland. Had 5 great days waiting for a replacement while meeting locals, attending a cattle muster and relaxing....
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By JohnnyMac
Thumb Queen's Birthday Weekend Brass Monkey

:DI left home in Katikati on May 28 and headed for Eskdale via Rotorua and the Napier Taupo Highway. Hail, horizontal rain and then snow was my reward. Arrived at my friend's place in the late...
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,220
Posted By JohnnyMac
Thumb My wife and I took a R65 as far as Coldfoot then...

My wife and I took a R65 as far as Coldfoot then to Yukon City and California from Tennessee and NH. Brings back memories but your photos do make me a bit jealous. Maybe need to learn more than point...
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By JohnnyMac
Certainly looks rougher than the Nullabor when I...

Certainly looks rougher than the Nullabor when I hitchhiked across in 1968. Looked down a couple of corrugated, red dusty roads when my wife and I rode around the outside a few years ago but we never...
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyMac
Weekender

The chair is a CJ and nothing has been done except sheer neglect and riding in the rain to rinse it off. Carries my wife(she still wants to ride on the pillon seat and doesn't like the chair),...
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,590
Posted By JohnnyMac
Fetching "The Worthless Furbutt's" Chariot

Has all the ingredients of a carefully thought out and sound plan to me. Hope you have a great ride and that the mossies aren't biting yet. My little brother in the UP(Michigan) just reported 8...
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyMac
Weekender

Huge thanks to Drone for patience and instruction and now I have a little understading of how to put photos on the forums. I guess it is the old story of nothing is hard if you know how.:clap:D
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyMac
http://plus.google.com/photos/11173324048419139095...

http://plus.google.com/photos/111733240484191390954/albums/5865309607279138241/5865309641977587970Still trying to get photos to jump onto the screen.:huh
I've tried Photobucket, Google+ and iPhoto...
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyMac
Weekender

This is a backwards method but I'm still working on the photo upload chore-where oh where is there a teenager when I need one? On Friday I picked up one of the grandboys in Omokoroa and took him for...
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyMac
Must ring Kurt soon. I have heard the same thing....

Must ring Kurt soon. I have heard the same thing. He hung the chair on my GS a few years ago and it's time I went to have a coffeee with him. His old engineering shop is just down the road from...
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyMac
Weekender

Would be nice if I knew what I did so I could duplicate it.
the sheep are safe.:evil
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyMac
Weekender

That is the first photo I tried.:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyMac
Photo wonderland-wonder how to apply them

Sorry folks but I tried a photo and none of the instructions make any sense to me. Transferring URLs if you can find them seems a strange system and in the preview section it seems not possible to...
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnnyMac
Weekender

http://https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-0T7rtoO5wyU/UWUQlaIYewI/AAAAAAAABRw/8jfyyCEAqb0/w322-h428-p-o/DSCF0032.JPG
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,624
Posted By JohnnyMac
Lovely shots but no jealousy here. Summer in NZ...

Lovely shots but no jealousy here. Summer in NZ is nice and the coldest place I experience in the winter is the fridge freezer. Rode out of Mesa Verde in a blizzard one October. Keep enjoying and...
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,492
Posted By JohnnyMac
Cool2 Interesting to see about historical things I have...

Interesting to see about historical things I have read about. Big contrast to summer here in NZ. thanks for the story.
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,040
Posted By JohnnyMac
Great photos and there are not many bikes they...

Great photos and there are not many bikes they don't put a chair on. Must have been a great time-thanks for your thread.
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By JohnnyMac
Oz Tent Query

Hi. Nice looking rig and trailer. Have you tried any handy way of carrying the Oz Tent without the trailer?:1drink
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 473,604
Posted By JohnnyMac
Nothing is perfect

Nothing is perfect, especially if man has stuck his fingers into it. Hubert of the timeless ride mentions a few bike failures in his years of riding and with a philosphical tone. I reckon if you ride...
Forum: Hacks 03-07-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,710
Posted By JohnnyMac
I'm afraid my poor old GS with a CJ chair on the...

I'm afraid my poor old GS with a CJ chair on the left would have no place to go if too many compartments were created. I'm happy looking at all the news as it comes.:clap
Forum: Hacks 10-05-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By JohnnyMac
Kentucky Derby

Is the long green sausage an OZ tent?:confused I keep measuring around my rig to find a spot to put something that size and a passenger also.
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