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Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Dirty3
You might like to take a look here, often ride...

You might like to take a look here, often ride links get posted here.
"Melbourne and surrounds ride/riders hub"
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,667
Posted By Dirty3
Got my Sidi Adventure boots last year from them...

Got my Sidi Adventure boots last year from them to Australia, no taxes or import duties were incurred.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,341
Posted By Dirty3
I bought a pair from Bikerland last year. Arrived...

I bought a pair from Bikerland last year. Arrived here in Oz only about 2 weeks later. They don't charge the VAT to countries outside the EU, so you save here, plus usually it recalculates the cost...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,537
Posted By Dirty3
I use a thin merino long sleeve under a t-shirt....

I use a thin merino long sleeve under a t-shirt. These provide warmth, plus as its a layering effect, you just shed as you get warmer. The beauty of merino is that it keeps you warm, and does not...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,546
Posted By Dirty3
Correct me if i am wrong, but doesn't WA allow...

Correct me if i am wrong, but doesn't WA allow for the riding of low powered scooters on a normal car licence?
I travel to Perth every 6 weeks or so. The number of riders i see not wearing any...
Forum: OZ Vendors 11-06-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By Dirty3
Ok, last update. So I went ahead and tried...

Ok, last update.

So I went ahead and tried to purchase 5 of these units as the guy that is starting this fundraiser asked me to do. It did not allow me to order 5 units individually & to set one...
Forum: OZ Vendors 10-26-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By Dirty3
Update

After receiving a very confusing email from the developer of this device regarding shipping etc, I am still confused.

The lock has now gone up to $79 ea minimum which is fine but he still doesn't...
Forum: OZ Vendors 10-11-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By Dirty3
Cheers for the link. I think i'm still going to...

Cheers for the link.
I think i'm still going to give this a go. They are going to be manufactured from Stainless Steel apparently, so sturdy enough.

I have 3 interested parties that have...
Forum: OZ Vendors 10-11-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By Dirty3
Cheers Russ, Sorry, I'm not a vendor and was...

Cheers Russ,

Sorry, I'm not a vendor and was not aware of how to address this. Thanks for the heads up.
Neil.
Forum: OZ Vendors 10-10-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By Dirty3
Atlas Throttle lock

I saw this post over on Thumpers.
Looks like an interesting device designed as a cruise control.
Better than anything i've seen before.

http://www.atlasthrottlelock.com/

But the clincher is...
Forum: Asia 10-07-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 22,314
Posted By Dirty3
Just stumbled upon your China rides. Great pics...

Just stumbled upon your China rides. Great pics and looks like some awesome roads to explore. Interestingly there seems to be way less people out in the sticks. i would have thought more, but all the...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,577
Posted By Dirty3
Since your in Melbourne, i'd suggest Andy Strapz...

Since your in Melbourne, i'd suggest Andy Strapz for the exped mat that many on this thread have recommended as he is carries this product. Many have mentioned Big Agnes, well we dont have it down...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By Dirty3
Thanks Pete

Thanks Pete
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By Dirty3
Great pics guys. Did the Acheron Way myself...

Great pics guys. Did the Acheron Way myself yesterday, one of my fave roads for the exact same reason, always quiet, stop in Marysville for a cuppa before the return trip home, did consider...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Dirty3
I have the Klim Badlands jacket & pants. They...

I have the Klim Badlands jacket & pants. They stay dry totally even after several hours in rain. Bloody good gear but lots of coin, but beats a waterproof liner. I just layer up underneath and take...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,963
Posted By Dirty3
Good point Precis, When buying out of the EU...

Good point Precis,
When buying out of the EU the price is normally adjusted less the sales tax for Australia so it works out pretty good even if you have to wait a few weeks its worth it for the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,603
Posted By Dirty3
Mate, if that's you jumping it around Birdsville,...

Mate, if that's you jumping it around Birdsville, your killing the votes. Good luck
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,221
Posted By Dirty3
Nice pics and report. Awesome looking country....

Nice pics and report. Awesome looking country. Surprises me that you still have snow at that time of year yet the trees show remains of bush fires?

Cheers
Neil.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-07-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By Dirty3
Buying GPS from OS

Can i buy a Garmin 62s from Overseas and use in Aus? I'm not up with all this GPS stuff but i have one for car and its easy to use also good on most 4x4 tracks in Aus. But it seems like the Garmin 2s...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,398
Posted By Dirty3
I believe the Kriega importers (Kriega Australia)...

I believe the Kriega importers (Kriega Australia) are now located near Bendigo in "JUNORTOUN" if this helps.
They have excellent service.

Neil.
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 39,240
Posted By Dirty3
Yep 2 sundays ago, beautiful day but fffffarkin...

Yep 2 sundays ago, beautiful day but fffffarkin freezing and foggy. Went up through Warrandyte to Kinglake. By the time I got there my hands were frozen white. Then down through Yarra Glen &...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By Dirty3
I have a Macpac i bought in NZ in 96. Still gets...

I have a Macpac i bought in NZ in 96. Still gets used a couple of times a year but getting on but takes a good 10-15 to set up. I doubt the new Macpacs would be anywhere near as good as the original...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Dirty3
Hey Nerb, Where is this new store located? ...

Hey Nerb,

Where is this new store located?

Neil.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,791
Posted By Dirty3
Hey Tileman, Have you seen this in Oz...

Hey Tileman,

Have you seen this in Oz vendors?

http://rallyraid.weebly.com/ktm-640-adventure-products.html

They look the goods and Aussie made to boot.

I'm 6'5 and I don't really notice...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,802
Posted By Dirty3
Nice pics and for first RR good job. Looks like...

Nice pics and for first RR good job.
Looks like interesting country to ride through.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,736
Posted By Dirty3
Very cool

Great Job,
I reckon the artsy bits add to the whole feel of the videos. Panning out from a close up to a wider shot is great to look at. Even the cows and the deer all added to the what you guys...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,059
Posted By Dirty3
Any chance of getting a job with Sena? Wow,...

Any chance of getting a job with Sena? Wow, awesome place for product testing. If i had a job like that you'd never get me home :lol3

Great report & pics.
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,502
Posted By Dirty3
It's funny how HiVis is becoming a fashion...

It's funny how HiVis is becoming a fashion statement. People even wear them out, especially the free ones they get from work. With so many people in HiVis and now motorcyclists, i wonder if we will...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By Dirty3
:roflGood point. I try to keep it looking good. I...

:roflGood point. I try to keep it looking good. I hadn't reached the dirt by that stage the pics were taken, but all the rain washed the dirt away anyhow.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By Dirty3
Thanks to all above for the comments and...

Thanks to all above for the comments and encouragement.
I hope to continue with more ride reports as the opportunity presents plus I usually take some video of rides but this time I just plain...
Forum: OZ Vendors 04-28-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,736
Posted By Dirty3
I recently bought a pair of the Piggy back Strapz...

I recently bought a pair of the Piggy back Strapz and must say how easy these are to use and never once did i feel they would come off. In fact, once i'd strapped everything down on a recent trip, i...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By Dirty3
Hey Daz, Yep, i was but a short walk away...

Hey Daz,

Yep, i was but a short walk away from the brewery, so nice and handy campground.
This bike surely does love the dirt, even loaded up. Seat is ok, i didn't really notice but i took a few...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 939,446
Posted By Dirty3
Great Alpine Road Trip

See my Easter trip report over here

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=973419

Cheers,
Neil.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By Dirty3
Great Alpine Road

I decided to take a ride over the great Alpine Road in north east Victoria.
We had planned a trip to friends in the Gippsland town of Swan Reach for Easter & so the plan was hatched from there.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,396
Posted By Dirty3
Good info. I have also started to put items i...

Good info. I have also started to put items i used to carry in pockets into the tank bag. Wallet is handy to always have on me, but it gets wet eventually, but since our money here in Oz is plastic...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6,332
Views: 1,171,145
Posted By Dirty3
Yep Bill, electronic 2005 Ok, I have...

Yep Bill, electronic 2005



Ok, I have pulled it all apart, dried the speedo overnight in the house and with hairdryer gentle warm air, plus same on the plug on bike. Checked housings for water...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,833
Posted By Dirty3
I have the Sidi Adventure GTX and although they...

I have the Sidi Adventure GTX and although they are a little heavy to lift, you don't notice so much when riding. Waterproof, Tough, Comfortable……YES
Some complain they squeak, who cares, yeah they...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,396
Posted By Dirty3
Pants review

Second stage of a three day ride have given me the impression that this is quality gear.
Pants
I have had the jacket for some time but pants only arrive 2 weeks ago.
I thought they were too baggy...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9,225
Views: 2,021,603
Posted By Dirty3
Cheers Bill. I ended up setting the pre-load...

Cheers Bill.

I ended up setting the pre-load the right way! It took a little longer than loosening it, but was way better. After a little more air in the rear and front, the wobble was hardly...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6,332
Views: 1,171,145
Posted By Dirty3
Speedo Died?

My speedo started going haywire yesterday. All of a sudden it starts to change up and down speed, till eventually it stayed on Zero. I thought that since i had revs still working maybe its electrical...
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