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Forum: Australia 03-14-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By tvan
Calaghans Creek Track to Mt Benabra (Mitta Mitta Vic)

G'day

Should read Calaghans Creek Track, Can anyone give me some info on this track, is it suitable for R1200GS's
Any info appreciated

Thanks
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By tvan
Two course available, level one usually before...

Two course available, level one usually before the safari plus they also offer a level 2 course during the year bothe are well worth the money, instruction is excellent.
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,679
Posted By tvan
For info My wife and I are doing a ride in March...

For info My wife and I are doing a ride in March for a week of high country, we both ride also some others are coming along, if your interested Pm me we are all on Bmw's and most of us have done some...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By tvan
If your doing highway riding with either Karo or...

If your doing highway riding with either Karo or Tkc 80 expect use between 550 and 700km per mm in wear on rear, tread is around. 10mm new. Both brands seem to wear similar although I think Karoo is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By tvan
Fixed, cleaned connections then a little...

Fixed, cleaned connections then a little Dielectric grease. Had moisture slip past the rubber seal.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By tvan
BMWR1200GSA LC GENUINE LED FOG LIGHTS - Problem

G'day Everyone,

Got a minor issue, one of my LED's is not working. Anyone able to give me some guidance on how to resolve or what might be a cause. Also before I start pulling apart where do the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 82,813
Posted By tvan
Ive managed to score the new TKC 80, Check the...

Ive managed to score the new TKC 80,
Check the ply rating on the tyre. The new ones are 4 ply being 2 Nylon, 2 Aramide and side wall being 2ply.
Old tyre for new 1200's are 3 Ply being 2 Nylon and...
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,949
Posted By tvan
G'day Steve, Great work, and thanks for the...

G'day Steve,

Great work, and thanks for the help in the little sand trap.
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,350
Posted By tvan
G'day Scotty, Your gonna lover your GSA, ...

G'day Scotty,

Your gonna lover your GSA, I have had a 2010 and now the current model, great bike, yes they are heavy but once mobile absolutely brilliant. I take mine off road as often as...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-14-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 102,708
Posted By tvan
Thanks Dan, will have a look. Just got back from...

Thanks Dan, will have a look. Just got back from a weekend ride. Biggest issue was route would only go to next way point. Bit of a bugger if you didn't realise.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-12-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 102,708
Posted By tvan
G'day Everyone, Having a few issues and am...

G'day Everyone,

Having a few issues and am currently lost.

Firstly i cannot find individual way points on Nav 5, that is location on gps., and secondly how do i delete routes and way points...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-02-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 102,708
Posted By tvan
Routes

G'day Everyone,

Not sure if this has been covered, if so apologies.
When I set a Route I am finding that my Nav 5 will only go to the next way point then need to be set again.
I am thinking...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,497
Posted By tvan
G'day, I carry a Satphone, Epirb and 5w Uhf,...

G'day,
I carry a Satphone, Epirb and 5w Uhf, wife also has a set of maps and where I am going.
I also put a log in with AMSA, this is usually
Quite comprehensive. Any major detour I will contact...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,292
Posted By tvan
Your going to love it, great cameraderi, once you...

Your going to love it, great cameraderi, once you do this one you will be hooked.
We are going over on the Thursday night so my wife can do the off road course.
Come say G'day.
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,292
Posted By tvan
Wife and I both booked in to do the GS, this will...

Wife and I both booked in to do the GS, this will be her first. Getting excited, these safari's are addictive.
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 77,625
Posted By tvan
Thanks Bill, Valid point Bill, CS bikes...

Thanks Bill,

Valid point Bill, CS bikes here are also fairly rare, waited over a year to find it. Now you got me thinking and reminded me why I started this, must agree.
It's great to even...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 77,625
Posted By tvan
G'day Bill, Just wanted to say thanks for...

G'day Bill,

Just wanted to say thanks for the inspiration, I have a R100CS and had every intention of building this bike to it's original form. Once having seen your bike it created a bit of a...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,949
Posted By tvan
G'day Aussie Digger, Really enjoyed your...

G'day Aussie Digger,

Really enjoyed your video, good filming. Glad you had such a great adventure.:1drink
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-20-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,467
Posted By tvan
Thanks Bill, don't know how I missed it, all...

Thanks Bill, don't know how I missed it, all sorted.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-20-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,467
Posted By tvan
G'day, Quick question, would like to change...

G'day,

Quick question, would like to change from grid ref to lat/long, can't seem to sort this. Any direction appreciated.
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By tvan
G'day Recently did a roure a little...

G'day

Recently did a roure a little different that may interest you.
From Either Ivanhoe or Hilston through to Willandra NP, then up fto Trida and on to Tilpa on the Darling, you could then male...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,164
Posted By tvan
Agree track closures, however still good to...

Agree track closures, however still good to explore. Look up Wheelers creek, limestone rd, Mckillops bridge, Warburton to Jamieson via Wood Point, Warburton Eildon Rd, Mt Baw Baw to South rd to Erica...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,887
Posted By tvan
Condolances to the family and friends. Very sad

Condolances to the family and friends. Very sad
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,185
Posted By tvan
Laugh Went through the "oh shit 4 years off 60", my...

Went through the "oh shit 4 years off 60", my younger wife gave me the evil eye and then went and brought a 700GS, now joins me on rides.
Live the dream, One day when I can't ride the dirt, I Will...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,484
Posted By tvan
G'day, Found I needed to use a larger washer...

G'day,

Found I needed to use a larger washer between the nylon piece and the
Rim. Would like to see perhaps a wider external diameter nylon piece to reduce risk of ill fit.
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,066
Posted By tvan
Great story guys, we have so e great country

Great story guys, we have so e great country
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 48,035
Posted By tvan
On another note, did an interesting ride that may...

On another note, did an interesting ride that may be of interest to some.
Big River Rd to Page Rd
Page Rd to Ryan's Track
Ryan's track to Cornhill Rd
Corn Hill Rd to Woods Point Rd.

Comes out...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 48,035
Posted By tvan
G'day Hattah, Just for info, been some road...

G'day Hattah,

Just for info, been some road works into Woods Point, some of the corners are slippery.
Also roads are happening along Woods Point Warburton Rd from after Big River Rd towards 9...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By tvan
G'day My wife and I use UClear coms system,...

G'day

My wife and I use UClear coms system, it's bluetooth and has no boom, mike is in ear piece. We don't get any wind noise, as she rides as well its good for around 700mtrs. This would also be...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By tvan
Go for TKC or Karoo 3, if the weather shows rain...

Go for TKC or Karoo 3, if the weather shows rain chances are some parts may be closed, if its dry be mindfull if bull dust in some sections subject to which side of the river you take. Roads if damp...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,671
Views: 1,196,267
Posted By tvan
Hi, Where did you aquire the mesh, nice...

Hi,

Where did you aquire the mesh, nice work.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By tvan
G'day, Check the wiring along the frame on the...

G'day,
Check the wiring along the frame on the left side that leads towards the beak just in front of the oil cooler, Had this issue and found the wiring to be on the outside of the subframe,...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,411
Posted By tvan
It's near Werribee Hospital, not the 4wd area, my...

It's near Werribee Hospital, not the 4wd area, my wife did the course last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed and learnt a lot. Few years ago I did the two day course and this was at the 4wd track which...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By tvan
Just did a weekend in the high country, sedate...

Just did a weekend in the high country, sedate ride from Walhalla to Mt Useful then onto South Rd and down to Jamieson, lousy weather with high winds and lots of debris on the road.
The new GSA,...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By tvan
Just got one and yes it"s Olive drab. Still...

Just got one and yes it"s Olive drab. Still getting my head around a few things, I'm impressed. I guess we all look at things a little differently. Will it take a fall as good as my old GSA, is it...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,216
Posted By tvan
Leave Billy Goat, the shale will put you down. ...

Leave Billy Goat, the shale will put you down. If you want a loop with some technique perhaps do a ride to Bluff, Lovicks Hut over to Howitt Hut, have done this on a GSA and that was hard enough. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By tvan
Movemnt of Rear Shock 2014 GSA

Curious, can anyone explain why the GSA Shocks rotate slightly forward and back.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 514,957
Posted By tvan
G'day Noticed on my new GSA that the rear...

G'day

Noticed on my new GSA that the rear shock moves in a slight roating action. Is this normal?
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,679
Posted By tvan
Logistics, catering, camping set up. Its costly...

Logistics, catering, camping set up. Its costly but agree, remote and quite a lot to plan.
Some tour companies charge a lot more.
If the organisation is anything like last year , you guys are in...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,839
Posted By tvan
Such a woderful and inspirational fella, my...

Such a woderful and inspirational fella, my condolences
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