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Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,025
Posted By wi11iamson
First impressions are often the only and then...

First impressions are often the only and then last impression.

Gladstone was closed when we went through at around midday on a Saturday in March 2014.

Probably expected too much, got a cold...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,025
Posted By wi11iamson
:clap Or the longest straight road...

:clap



Or the longest straight road in Tassie. Waterhouse Road http://goo.gl/maps/rdH6m (http://goo.gl/maps/rdH6m):...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
Oh dear, my brain is starting to hurt my eyebrows...

Oh dear, my brain is starting to hurt my eyebrows trying to digest all of this information.

Thanks, anyway .....

:clap
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
Mmmm, doesn't look ST1300 friendly. I might...

Mmmm, doesn't look ST1300 friendly. I might leave that to you and the other gnarly adventurers to consider / explore on the way back from SE QLD, a couple of months.

It's never too early to plan...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
Thanks for the advice. Do you mean...

Thanks for the advice.



Do you mean Bucketts Way and Thunderbolts Way...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
The trailer has long gone. It is an early model...

The trailer has long gone. It is an early model (1994 comes to mind) from Classic Industries in Yandina QLD. I just a Google search, they don't seem to be manufacturing trailers anymore, but I did...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
Good stuff BigD. :clap ...

Good stuff BigD.

:clap

http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu159/williamson_photos/Forum%20Inserts/TunnelPuddlebyBigD_zps442ffffe.png...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
I may be heading from the Glenn Innes end to...

I may be heading from the Glenn Innes end to Grafton, ie. down that section. We are staying overnight in pubs and cabins so won't have much load, probably only me plus 20kg on top of the ST13's...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
Thanks for tips. Cool! I might...

Thanks for tips.



Cool!

I might be able to sneak-up on them, as they won't hear the silky smooth 1300cc V4 approaching.
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,411
Posted By wi11iamson
I've stayed at both, would go back to either...

I've stayed at both, would go back to either again but would prefer the Riverside Caravan Park - it's closer to the Brewery.
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,411
Posted By wi11iamson
The bike rack and a pushy or two on the back of...

The bike rack and a pushy or two on the back of the ST13. I'd like to see that - NOT!
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,411
Posted By wi11iamson
I can entertain, you and Maz whilst Dad and Dave...

I can entertain, you and Maz whilst Dad and Dave are otherwise occupied - I would even do that to get away from Helen and Karen's chatter (Mmmm, I don't think Helen reads ADV).
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
:clap

:clap
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
:clap I won't be riding solo, I have some...

:clap

I won't be riding solo, I have some strong mates.

There are pics of the previous ride report on the AusTouring link, there'll be more IF I ride that route.
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
:clap

:clap
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
:clap

:clap
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
Thanks BygD, your ride report has the sort of...

Thanks BygD, your ride report has the sort of info I wanted.
:clap
Not sure why the Google Map didn't work, here's a "fresh" link: http://goo.gl/maps/9Bu3e

If that does not work, I'm talking...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By wi11iamson
Old Grafton Road

Heading north to SEQ in March, trip planning is in process. I have some unfinished business on the Old Grafton Road.

http://goo.gl/maps/u6gvD (http://goo.gl/maps/u6gvD)

It has some sort of...
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 623,769
Posted By wi11iamson
2005 Piaggio Scooter

All current efforts to get Mrs W on two wheels have failed. Next attempt will be a Postie ("They look cute" is good enough, ain't it?), so the Piaggio has got to go to fund a Postie and clear space...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,797
Posted By wi11iamson
Geez, yuse blokes are slow. There once was...

Geez, yuse blokes are slow.

There once was a lovely young miss
Who went down to the river to ..........
A young man in a punt
Stuck an oar in her ........
And now she has to wear...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,797
Posted By wi11iamson
There once was a lovely young miss Who went...

There once was a lovely young miss
Who went down to the river to ..........
Forum: Australia 11-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,797
Posted By wi11iamson
With modified oil cooler and no more leak ...

With modified oil cooler and no more leak
Nancy and Clancy will set forth for the Creek
Which has been the grand plan all year long
And meet the Bushy old Bards at Micalong
For a game of...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,797
Posted By wi11iamson
Assuming no more delays with oil leaks .........

Assuming no more delays with oil leaks .........
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 488,771
Posted By wi11iamson
Good little compact light weight table, not a...

Good little compact light weight table, not a very good chair though .......
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,532
Posted By wi11iamson
Around 40 people turned-up and braved the warm...

Around 40 people turned-up and braved the warm sunny weather Friday and Saturday. A little rain (guess around 10mm) Sunday morning dampened some of the spirits and the camp fires.

We were last...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,684
Posted By wi11iamson
Good to see that rider and bike have been...

Good to see that rider and bike have been extracted.
:clap

Also good to see that the rider and this thread has been treated with some respect and dignity.

Pity I can't say the same about...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,532
Posted By wi11iamson
There will be some dry seats under the annex...

There will be some dry seats under the annex ...... for some friends.

http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu159/williamson_photos/Angusvale%202013/WelcometoAngusvale_zpsef9469c9.jpg...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,532
Posted By wi11iamson
We are leaving Friday, going via Cranbourne,...

We are leaving Friday, going via Cranbourne, might meet up. What time is Pete leaving? A Ural eh? After a prize is he? I presume back roads, but sealed or gravel?

I'll give you or Pete a...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,797
Posted By wi11iamson
Clancy's Woes

How much duct tape and cable ties will it take
for Clancy to the B of the B he must make.
Because if oil again a spits and sprays,
just imagine what hell the Bards will raise.
 
For when...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,797
Posted By wi11iamson
Ode to Clancy's Woes

Pooncarie bound with the rally itch
Set forth a man, nil thought of a hitch
It was enroute astride the notorious Nancy
That an ailment beset machine, not Clancy.
 
His troubles began on the OCR...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,532
Posted By wi11iamson
The second pic of the track is a flipped image,...

The second pic of the track is a flipped image, they way you would see it in your mirror, after you would have passed it, assuming you were looking in your mirror, after you had passed it, it would...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By wi11iamson
Spoke with a gent (Steve) at Stay Upright who...

Spoke with a gent (Steve) at Stay Upright who sounded very knowledgable on this subject. What I gathered is:

Despite the Victorian Road Safety Rules (2009) defintion of motorcycle including a...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By wi11iamson
I'm just looking to tick the boxes - no point in...

I'm just looking to tick the boxes - no point in outlaying some hard-earned on a bike with sidecar that Mrs W is not permitted to ride.

First few calls Wednesday will be to HART, Armstrongs and...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By wi11iamson
Thanks for that. But they have gotta be...

Thanks for that.

But they have gotta be kidding with a motor vehicle with 3 wheels that is ridden in the same way as a motor vehicle with 2 wheels;
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By wi11iamson
Last time I talked to HART (a few years ago) you...

Last time I talked to HART (a few years ago) you could train on you own bike, and they would test you on your bike - using an outfit may be a whole different matter. Yeah, I'll call 'em.



Yep!...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By wi11iamson
Learners, Sidecar & Outfits

Checked the VicRoads' website, couldn't find the answer, so can anyone shed any light on these burning questions?


Are motorcycle Learners permitted to operate an outfit in Victoria?
Could a...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2,003
Views: 248,439
Posted By wi11iamson
Plenty of torque wrench kits ($20) and tie-down...

Plenty of torque wrench kits ($20) and tie-down kits ($dunno) at Plenty Valley South Morang (VIC) at lunch time.

And film slide to digital convertors ($20). Just what I needed to go through and...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,797
Posted By wi11iamson
More coming for you Clancy .......... stand by.

More coming for you Clancy .......... stand by.
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,797
Posted By wi11iamson
Yeah, could be worse, it could be a Zook ...... ...

Yeah, could be worse, it could be a Zook ......
:puke1
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,797
Posted By wi11iamson
Ole cobber of weesa known as Crusty took trip...

Ole cobber of weesa known as Crusty
took trip longa track da twas dusty
whena da torsion bar goin twang
he makey repair with his wang
unfortunata dis ony temporary trusty
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