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Forum: OZ Vendors 05-17-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By ciedema
Moto Arcade

When I was travelling I had the opportunity to use a Community Garage to do an oil change.

These are a workshop that has bike lifts and tools that you hire on a hourly basis to work on your...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,643
Posted By ciedema
Pillion passenger on dirt - any tips?

I wondered when that pic would come up.

I want to try that with my missus on the back. Just have to learn to it solo first :)
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By ciedema
That was nice run through there. Spent a lot of...

That was nice run through there. Spent a lot of time in Tarwin Lower as a kid. It was nice to ride through there it is a pretty part of Oz.

Windy as though this arvo doing my head in a little. ...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By ciedema
For some reason she didn't take a photo from here...

For some reason she didn't take a photo from here
http://ciedema.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mods-And-Repairs/Misc-Blog-Pics/i-S8ZxwLm/0/L/11056434_1030426783653575_8177002512397506251_n-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,643
Posted By ciedema
Whoops :rofl

Whoops :rofl
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By ciedema
Just reading these now - after I have arrived in...

Just reading these now - after I have arrived in Lakes Entrance.

I do have to do some nice stuff for the missus - I can't go belting down every dirt road I see. :D See specifically said she...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,643
Posted By ciedema
I do plenty of two up riding with my missus. She...

I do plenty of two up riding with my missus. She is very awkward but a surprisedly good pillion (when she doesn't go to sleep).

We have done a lot dirt roads and I haven't really thought to much...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By ciedema
Lakes Entrance and then to Melbourne tomorrow Oma...

Lakes Entrance and then to Melbourne tomorrow Oma (Grandmother) 100th Birthday then back to Brissy with some time around Nthern NSW.
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By ciedema
Lots of fun even two up. Sitting in the Dargo...

Lots of fun even two up. Sitting in the Dargo Pub getting fat.
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By ciedema
Thanks gents. That's a doer then.

Thanks gents. That's a doer then.
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By ciedema
Dargo High Plains Rd

Dumb Question Time.

Heading down to ride through some of the high country in the next couple of days.

Want to head down to Dargo from the Great Alpine Rd. So the maps show 'Dargo High Plains...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By ciedema
*doh* Anyway it's done now. I...

*doh*

Anyway it's done now.

I obviously jumped the gun. :(:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By ciedema
It was going to on an ABS 990 - dunno what 690 it...

It was going to on an ABS 990 - dunno what 690 it came off just saw it on Ebay. Changed my mind and brought a new one. That way I am certain.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By ciedema
Will 690 speedo work in a 990.

I am fairly certain I have nuked my speedo (see previous thread).

I am wondering if a speedo from 690 SMC will work on a 990. The have the same plugs and mounting etc.

Just wondered if they...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By ciedema
Manual says to oil them. There are some...

Manual says to oil them.


There are some arrows that are supposed line up.


http://ciedema.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mods-And-Repairs/Misc-Blog-Pics/i-ChW3z8d/0/L/clutch-L.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By ciedema
That would be cool.

That would be cool.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By ciedema
Back in Oz - still trying get as many rides in as...

Back in Oz - still trying get as many rides in as possible probably do a 3-4 day ride every few months, did 6000k ride in August and am doing another in May mostly off road and I am off on ten ride...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By ciedema
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,585
Posted By ciedema
I agree with this sentiment. There so many...

I agree with this sentiment. There so many better rears for these big girls. Michelin Desert and Pirelli Scorpion Rally come to mind straight away.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By ciedema
Is my speedo stuffed?

Left my ignition on yesterday and the battery went flat (not the first time).

Charged it up and it works as expected.

However the speedo seems stuffed. The temp guage goes to all bars, flashes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,334
Posted By ciedema
Then work just fine on the front, you can lay...

Then work just fine on the front, you can lay them over a long way, so much so that you don't leave chicken strip on them, I've run them up to 200kph. I like them on the rear as well, but they don't...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 19,267
Posted By ciedema
Depending on area, but yes there are parts that...

Depending on area, but yes there are parts that cross private lands, that are not open to motorised vehicles.

It is worth noting as well the parts that you are only allowed on with a bike (pushie)...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 704,223
Posted By ciedema
When I rode the TCAT I saw 7 bears in total all...

When I rode the TCAT I saw 7 bears in total all ran from the bike. I was a bit scared when I separated a mother from one of its cubs but no problems. Got to see a bunch of other of cool things also...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,396
Posted By ciedema
I rode the dirt from Dalmorton to Dorrigo last...

I rode the dirt from Dalmorton to Dorrigo last weekend (in the wet partly), all very easy stuff and the entire old Grafton Rd in November again all very easy stuff, just watch the traffic and stay on...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,209
Posted By ciedema
Guy Stanford supports uniform road rules across...

Guy Stanford supports uniform road rules across all states, using the correct interpretation of the standards.

If you think a country of 22 million somehow has better standards than 500 million...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By ciedema
I have a refurb Montana after breaking the...

I have a refurb Montana after breaking the screen. I am happy with it.
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By ciedema
I haven't done with Ally one, but have with...

I haven't done with Ally one, but have with Plastic one without issue. Just remember if you are flying in/out of the US the locks must be TSA friendly or they may break the locks to get in. Either...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,109
Posted By ciedema
Possibly he had other sanctions applied to him...

Possibly he had other sanctions applied to him above the traffic fine, given he was a police officer.
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By ciedema
You can return home for a short period and still...

You can return home for a short period and still import a bike, is the trip is for business. I have done this.
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,209
Posted By ciedema
Same product, why pay the extra? It is going to...

Same product, why pay the extra? It is going to protect my head just as well. When I had my last accident, I was wearing a Shoei brought in the UK, certified to British Motorsports standards, I...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,209
Posted By ciedema
I would just like to buy that Shoei at the same...

I would just like to buy that Shoei at the same as the rest of the world without having to fork out $200-$300 extra because it has to have an AS sticker on it.

And I would like to be to attach a...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,226
Posted By ciedema
Rode past a police car yet again this morning...

Rode past a police car yet again this morning doing while filtering. No flashing lights.

I think the traffic is much better also - more cars move aside than before.
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,804
Posted By ciedema
Looks very similar to this REI Chair...

Looks very similar to this REI Chair http://www.rei.com/product/829239/rei-flex-lite-chair

My wife had one (since stolen) - it was okay a bit wobbly for those of us with a greater girth.

I...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,234
Posted By ciedema
There's a lesson here somewhere - but I am not...

There's a lesson here somewhere - but I am not sure it is for Jdeks. :rofl
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,234
Posted By ciedema
I couldn't have said it better.

I couldn't have said it better.
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,234
Posted By ciedema
It might pay to post this on Horizons Unlimited...

It might pay to post this on Horizons Unlimited also.
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,109
Posted By ciedema
No I realise that - but the bulk of the...

No I realise that - but the bulk of the discussion (here and elsewhere), including suggested responses if a ticket has been received has been around a helmet still complying with the standard as...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,109
Posted By ciedema
So a test case has started on this issue in...

So a test case has started on this issue in Victoria.

http://motorbikewriter.com/loopholes-sought-helmet-cameras/

Interestingly it doesn't appear that are arguing against the attachment of a...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 341,197
Posted By ciedema
mmm do the yanks use a different diaphragm? I...

mmm do the yanks use a different diaphragm? I wouldn't have thought their E10 is that different to ours.
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 341,197
Posted By ciedema
In the US and Canada Ethanol Blended Fuel is the...

In the US and Canada Ethanol Blended Fuel is the only thing available 99% of time - I did 90,000 ks on my 990, if doesn't run any different on non-ethanol fuel no I have brought it home.

I think...
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