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Forum: Australia 02-02-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,199
Posted By vbstubby
And lack of good tie down points doesn't help

And lack of good tie down points doesn't help
Forum: Australia 02-02-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,199
Posted By vbstubby
Problem I found with Andy's, was that on all bar...

Problem I found with Andy's, was that on all bar the smoothest roads, the load would move so haviing to constantly adjust :eek1

Use Rhino straps that have a one way cam - good enough for...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 160,357
Posted By vbstubby
Long time no post :eek1 Seeing...

Long time no post :eek1




Seeing as you're keeping yours :wink:

If anyone's interested in my 610 with Guts Seat, long range tank, DirtBagz Panniers with racks, barkbusters, bash...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 83,872
Posted By vbstubby
The best decision is the one you make :freaky ...

The best decision is the one you make :freaky

Incredible read and great to hear your on the mend.

And all the best in the love stakes :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,823
Posted By vbstubby
Welcome to the Club :lol3

Welcome to the Club :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,531
Posted By vbstubby
Great pics and report :freaky

Great pics and report :freaky
Forum: Australia 09-25-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,948
Posted By vbstubby
Yeah am going but all bitumen will have the ADV...

Yeah am going but all bitumen will have the ADV shirt on one day :freaky
Forum: Australia 09-03-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By vbstubby
Yeah anywhere the masses wanna go :freaky

Yeah anywhere the masses wanna go :freaky
Forum: Australia 09-03-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By vbstubby
Already meeting up with some Vic road Riders at...

Already meeting up with some Vic road Riders at Bombala and Tintaldra that weekend (Vics have a long weekend)

So no interest in a NSW get together early Dec?
Forum: Australia 09-02-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By vbstubby
Be keen for a catch up at Moonan again (been...

Be keen for a catch up at Moonan again (been slack to my Husky this year - road bikes getting all the fun), even the rain didn't dampen too many spirits last year - great turnout - bags the deck...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,121
Posted By vbstubby
From an earlier thread...

From an earlier thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=6108979#post6108979
Forum: Australia 09-01-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By vbstubby
And recommend the courses he runs :clap ...

And recommend the courses he runs :clap

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=186653
Forum: Australia 09-01-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,092
Posted By vbstubby
What else is he supposed to say? No doubt...

What else is he supposed to say?

No doubt Rossi's one of the best.

Casey's done well, but three stacks in last three races no good for anyone's confidence. All he's ever done is race, in his...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,795
Posted By vbstubby
Bummer about Stoner going down again :cry ...

Bummer about Stoner going down again :cry

Looks like Championship will be all wrapped up by the time I get to the Island for the first time....oh well, still be plenty of time for :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-29-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,218
Posted By vbstubby
Use a Stanley 1/4" drive set, only up to 13mm,...

Use a Stanley 1/4" drive set, only up to 13mm, plus allen keys, but hard to overtighten....
Forum: Australia 08-13-2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By vbstubby
Guess that's how they make their money. ...

Guess that's how they make their money.

Was surprised at the low excess $350, and then no increase in premium unless I claim again within 12 months :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-13-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By vbstubby
Yeah pretty much so Just had a claim with...

Yeah pretty much so

Just had a claim with QBE, the assessor was great at explaining how the process works and that QBE "defaults" to "market value". He advised to always pay the extra and get an...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,172
Posted By vbstubby
Yeah second that, only found them to be a problem...

Yeah second that, only found them to be a problem in harder accelerating out of corners. Were fine when not going too crazy on the tar.

You guys get some amazing mileage :eek1 Be happy with...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,640
Posted By vbstubby
Good to hear nothing serious :freaky At...

Good to hear nothing serious :freaky

At least from your stack you got a good lead on some pants :wink:
Forum: Australia 08-07-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,427
Posted By vbstubby
Well done on the purchase and welcome Enjoy...

Well done on the purchase and welcome

Enjoy the BIG GS :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-04-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,126
Posted By vbstubby
Onya Shane Congrats mate :freaky

Onya Shane

Congrats mate :freaky
Forum: Australia 07-25-2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,721
Posted By vbstubby
Mentioned above 300 shots. Don't know about that,...

Mentioned above 300 shots. Don't know about that, but guess around 200 with not too many flash ones. You can always get a spare battery from eBay - around 400 shots sure is a heap
Forum: Australia 07-25-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,721
Posted By vbstubby
Have the Olympus Waterproof shockproof 770 model....

Have the Olympus Waterproof shockproof 770 model.

Great design, tough, good battery life, and the underwater shots are fantastic. However, in anything less than ideal light/conditions, that tiny...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By vbstubby
Great write up and pics - thanks for posting. ...

Great write up and pics - thanks for posting.

Ahh, you Vics used to that weather :eek1
Forum: Australia 07-24-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By vbstubby
Sydney Riders/Commuters- please read

MOTORCYCLE COUNCIL OF NSW

Please distribute to riders who work in the City of Sydney.

We need to make it apparent that motorcycle and scooter riders WANT the strategy at the Council Meeting...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,051
Posted By vbstubby
Give these guys a call. If they haven't got your...

Give these guys a call. If they haven't got your pegs made, they'll use your's to make up a set

http://www.pivotpegz.net/
Forum: Australia 07-22-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,051
Posted By vbstubby
Great value and enjoyed my test ride on one. Six...

Great value and enjoyed my test ride on one. Six speed and smooth twin, with the only real downfall the tank, but some good economy from other owners



Mitas E07 = great tyre for wear on...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,051
Posted By vbstubby
Not according to Kwaka Website 181 vs 173kg...

Not according to Kwaka Website 181 vs 173kg :wink:

KLR Specs (http://kawasaki.com.au/index.php?category=motorcycles&sub_category=1&product=82&product_details=specifications)

KLE Specs...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,814
Posted By vbstubby
IMHO, DRZ will be a bit too small for you, great...

IMHO, DRZ will be a bit too small for you, great off-road bike though, but at your size would probably run out of puff fairly early on the highway.

KLR650, had an 04 model, bike that does it all...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,343
Posted By vbstubby
690 Adventure should be here by then???? Or...

690 Adventure should be here by then????

Or the two bike option if you don't mind the extra rego and insurance/s
Forum: Australia 07-21-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,525
Posted By vbstubby
Congrats - great buy and look forward to the next...

Congrats - great buy and look forward to the next instalment (fingers crossed) of the ol' girl firing up :freaky
Forum: Australia 07-16-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,132
Posted By vbstubby
Ulysses different to everybody; some play dress...

Ulysses different to everybody; some play dress ups and many dress the same, some ride long distances and some short either in big or small groups or on their own.

The majority of members are...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,449
Posted By vbstubby
The "Enduro Park" could go anyway the...

The "Enduro Park" could go anyway the co-operative wanted it to.

The idea had some interest, but the insurance thing is what seemed to kill it off.
...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,449
Posted By vbstubby
How much is each allotment worth? Don't think...

How much is each allotment worth? Don't think there'd be too many lenders interested in strata blocks of land for $10 - $20,000. Lender looks at worst case scenario - and the sale of such a block...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,576
Posted By vbstubby
$9,900 Scooterino Homebush (NSW) Pretty...

$9,900 Scooterino Homebush (NSW)

Pretty sure I saw one for $10,500 at Northside Motorcycles Artarmon (NSW)

If you can find one used - Trading Post or eBay - probably pay around $8K
Forum: Australia 06-19-2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,208
Posted By vbstubby
Am going there tomorrow and taking a six pack to...

Am going there tomorrow and taking a six pack to Julian for sorting out the quote (in a day) for my now written off Beemer. He advised they don't get paid for the quote :huh

Bought a used bike...
Forum: Australia 06-19-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,444
Posted By vbstubby
Well the bike I found in Melbourne, after...

Well the bike I found in Melbourne, after searcing for five months, is now sitting at Manheim Fowles :cry

Quote came in at $4,000 plus labour :huh

Anyone after a very honest bike wont go to...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,444
Posted By vbstubby
Good news - QBE excess only $350, I forgot to...

Good news - QBE excess only $350, I forgot to complete the proposal form which was an extra $500 excess :huh So just sent that off to get it allocated to Claim. ANd if you make less than on claim...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,444
Posted By vbstubby
Following a bloke on a GS1200 just past Quirindi,...

Following a bloke on a GS1200 just past Quirindi, watch him overake a car and the bike slips down from under him, hit the road at must be close to 100kmh - walks away. Collect all stuff from top box...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,444
Posted By vbstubby
What value/percentage damage before insurance write off

Long story short, dropped my R100R yesterday, back from Townsville, before calling my insurance, anyone got any experience with how much damage before they write vehicle off - insured for $7,500 with...
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