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Forum: Australia 05-19-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,489
Posted By grrant1058
Breaking the DR out the shed and heading down...

Breaking the DR out the shed and heading down from Brisbane the Monday prior. Will do a lap around Omeo - Dargo - Barry Way then to the rally. Head home Sunday and stay at Kew then Monday home via...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By grrant1058
Wicked Thanks for that Darren. I was going to carry some...

Thanks for that Darren. I was going to carry some spare fuel but might carry a spare helmet instead

:evil
Forum: Australia 05-16-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By grrant1058
Hello there - long time no see! Was down there...

Hello there - long time no see! Was down there the other day and did Curricabark / Carters / Tomalla rd and that was awesome. This time want to come down from Barry Station up Tomalla Rd and at the...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By grrant1058
Thank you gentlemen. I appreciate your local...

Thank you gentlemen. I appreciate your local knowledge and feedback.

Cheers - Ron.
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By grrant1058
Barrington Track access

Greetings,

Can anyone advise if Barrington Track is accessible between Pol Blue and Tomalla Road?

Thanks - Ron.
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By grrant1058
Thanks Woody. That is what I suspected. Am coming...

Thanks Woody. That is what I suspected. Am coming down 3 days early for a lap around the high country so that will work just right coming thru that road.

Thanks for your help. Seen as your a...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By grrant1058
Swampy Plains Creek road closure dates

Greetings,

Heading off to the Alpine Rally in a couple of weeks and looking to access Tintaldra coming in from near Yarrongbilly via the Link Road / Swampy Plains Creek Road. All maps state "road...
Forum: OZ Vendors 05-13-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By grrant1058
Yep got one of Joe's fairings on my DR also. It...

Yep got one of Joe's fairings on my DR also. It is fantastic for doing long trips - you don't appreciate how much wind drag you cop until you fit one of these. Plus being frame mounted it takes a lot...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,072,755
Posted By grrant1058
I just use the back (biggest) section. With the...

I just use the back (biggest) section. With the chin curtain in, your description is pretty accurate.
Forum: Australia 04-28-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,072,755
Posted By grrant1058
Hey Uncle, I have a Shoei whisper kit fitted to...

Hey Uncle, I have a Shoei whisper kit fitted to both my road helmets and my DS. Makes a considerable difference in wind noise and for me improves the fit and feel. I have tinnitus (ringing ears) and...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By grrant1058
Anyone out that way last weekend?

Anyone out that way last weekend?
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By grrant1058
Hi Lentil, Thanks for your offer of help....

Hi Lentil,

Thanks for your offer of help. Expect to be there Friday March 27 or maybe the next day.

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By grrant1058
Coolah tops national park access

Can anyone advise if access is now available to Coolah Tops National Park via Pembroke Road?

Thanks - Ron
Forum: Australia 02-11-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,678
Posted By grrant1058
In the first week of January 1980, my Dad and I...

In the first week of January 1980, my Dad and I had lunch together at the Breakfast Creek Hotel in Brisbane. He had just picked up his brand new VB Commodore for $7,000 and I had just picked up my...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,913
Posted By grrant1058
Am going with one of the guys from work. Did...

Am going with one of the guys from work.

Did Troy Bayliss Classic last weekend - this should be a perfect bookend event.

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,677
Posted By grrant1058
Pleased to see Lentil came to your rescue Gary. ...

Pleased to see Lentil came to your rescue Gary.

Lentil really is a gentleman.
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,471
Posted By grrant1058
A few of us from Brisbane are staying at the Kew...

A few of us from Brisbane are staying at the Kew Hotel. Only 45 km's up the road. Stayed there last year and it was great. Sunday morning breakfast at Gingers Creek, coffee at the Royal Cafe Walcha...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,698
Posted By grrant1058
Toowoomba > Cecil Plains > Moonie is the go....

Toowoomba > Cecil Plains > Moonie is the go. :thumb
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,698
Posted By grrant1058
At least it doesn't get too hot out Cameron...

At least it doesn't get too hot out Cameron Corner way! This from LDR 2010 just near Cunnamulla.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MG7rAM6V-h8
...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,995
Posted By grrant1058
You imagine every 2 months you have to find at...

You imagine every 2 months you have to find at least one awesome new ride, a couple of brand new model releases, several not yet released must have accessories, interview at least 2 legends, find...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,289
Posted By grrant1058
Just got home from an awesome loop thru the...

Just got home from an awesome loop thru the jungle to Ebor for lunch today then back a different way in the dirt. Loaded the trusty DR into the work van at Kyogle and then home via the Lions Road. I...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,289
Posted By grrant1058
Heya Tiggs, The TT will be held on the Lions...

Heya Tiggs,

The TT will be held on the Lions Road from the QLD/ NSW border down to almost the end of the Lions road. The road will be closed to all other traffic and motorcycles will be allowed...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,289
Posted By grrant1058
KYOGLE LIONS TT northern NSW loop this weekend

Greetings,

Heading to the Lions TT this weekend. On Sunday afternoon am leaving Kyogle to Toonumbar Dam and Cambridge Plateau and staying at the Mallanganee pub Sunday night.

Monday Busby...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By grrant1058
G'day Andrew. Going for a tootle around that way...

G'day Andrew. Going for a tootle around that way on the long weekend in two weeks time. Working at the Lions TT at Kyogle to 4.00pm Sunday. Zipping across to Toonumbar Dam then Cambridge Plateau and...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,562
Posted By grrant1058
And when your bike breaks down and you just...

And when your bike breaks down and you just cannot fix it yourself....do you ring the online store in the US for advice?
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By grrant1058
Come for a ride to Brissie Oct 4th Woop Woop -...

Come for a ride to Brissie Oct 4th Woop Woop - that will do your injectors wonders! :evil
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 54,638
Posted By grrant1058
GREAT SCOTT!! That's now totally redefined...

GREAT SCOTT!!

That's now totally redefined the term "long distance Adventure rider"! :deal

An absolutely sensational effort! :clap

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,675
Posted By grrant1058
Might be that wicked cam chain tensioner gasket...

Might be that wicked cam chain tensioner gasket leaking. It is at the back of the cylinder but oil being oil, it may have dribbled forward. I was riding my last DR with about 50,000 km's on it when I...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,734
Posted By grrant1058
You're right Joe. My mate JB who crashed and...

You're right Joe. My mate JB who crashed and broke his back would agree the major contributor to his crash was his rear shock. He is a really good rider but hit a small log at speed and the rear...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,734
Posted By grrant1058
Great initiative Pete. I normally ride by myself...

Great initiative Pete. I normally ride by myself and get into some fairly remote areas. I have thought carefully about the self preservation situation and dress accordingly. I have often considered...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,062
Posted By grrant1058
Organized a dealership ride 3 weeks ago and one...

Organized a dealership ride 3 weeks ago and one of the participants overshot a corner and hit another rider coming towards us. Other rider ended up in hospital for 3 days. Just got the legal claim...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,072,755
Posted By grrant1058
Pictures needed pleeeease Mr Ducky

Pictures needed pleeeease Mr Ducky
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,188
Posted By grrant1058
[QUOTE=Morizzi;24619177]"It gets quite busy and...

[QUOTE=Morizzi;24619177]"It gets quite busy and I'll be working on one of the gates most of the day.

If you see a Guzzi Monza in Christmas colours then that is mine.

If you ask any of the...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,188
Posted By grrant1058
Yep, will be working on the Victory & Indian...

Yep, will be working on the Victory & Indian stand. Should be an excellent turn out if the weather stays this awesome.

Drop by and say hello.

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,072,755
Posted By grrant1058
In theory if you adjusted the valve clearances...

In theory if you adjusted the valve clearances and then had the motorcycle running, you can't have got anything that wrong to not restart. So that is probably not the issue. Likewise fuel mixture...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,743
Posted By grrant1058
[QUOTE=tHEtREV;24590851]Could just modify an old...

[QUOTE=tHEtREV;24590851]Could just modify an old outboard engine.

Wouldn't the propellor get in the way?
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,669
Posted By grrant1058
Hi Peter, not trying to hijack your ride but if...

Hi Peter, not trying to hijack your ride but if anyone cannot make it Sunday, I will be having breakfast at Cafe 17 in the main st of Boonah tomorrow morning (Saturday) arriving approx 8am and then...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,072,755
Posted By grrant1058
Very mature Mr Feather. I once read a great...

Very mature Mr Feather. I once read a great quote......

"he who is without sin throw the first stone"
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,281
Posted By grrant1058
If they try and trade it on a new Victory or...

If they try and trade it on a new Victory or Indian I will have em!

What size gloves and helmet Strummer?
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By grrant1058
Taking the DR - that'd be the difference. :evil

Taking the DR - that'd be the difference. :evil
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