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Forum: Australia 04-21-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 56,658
Posted By Tanami
They do some good work those guys. I also use...

They do some good work those guys. I also use their mood charts, this one (http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/docs/MoodChartforDepressionandhowtomonitoryourprogress.pdf) for depression and this one...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 56,658
Posted By Tanami
Hi all, I've floated around here on Adv...

Hi all,

I've floated around here on Adv since the early 2000s, joined then dropped out then joined again, dropped out etc etc. In all seriousness I've considered myself a bit too unstable for a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5,028
Views: 1,890,529
Posted By Tanami
heya Mitch...from another bit of tassie. nice...

heya Mitch...from another bit of tassie. nice bike.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4,238
Views: 1,069,324
Posted By Tanami
https://rooneycycle.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/im...

https://rooneycycle.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/img_32921.jpg?w=600

https://farislandfoxhunt.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/img_4635.jpg?w=600
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 214,591
Posted By Tanami
https://farislandfoxhunt.files.wordpress.com/2015/...

https://farislandfoxhunt.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/img_4624.jpg?w=900
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,118
Posted By Tanami
Ha, no, a custom that ... errr ...lasted only a...

Ha, no, a custom that ... errr ...lasted only a few months. I should have mentioned this was in 1994. Traded the wreck to a bike shop in Townsville, I was lucky as I recall the guys wife/gf was...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,118
Posted By Tanami
Great thread, some fantastic images in these...

Great thread, some fantastic images in these pages. Stirring stuff.

Funny, how these days I take and likely use a (phone) camera with me on most rides. But "back in the day" of my late teens and...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By Tanami
A very nice build Chollo, I hope it has not...

A very nice build Chollo, I hope it has not changed too much. It is improved for a purpose but retains a classic style. That fender is the Baja 'speed' or 'sport' (as Left Testicle pointed out) and...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By Tanami
Without doubt that thing of yours is a brilliant...

Without doubt that thing of yours is a brilliant machine. And that baja guard most splendid. The package is adorned with such accessory mine is yet to earn; the patina of use and a loving degree of...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By Tanami
Hi Woodly, I have had a few quite good past...

Hi Woodly,

I have had a few quite good past dealings with Andre at enduroklassiker..he has a range of suitable stock such as the vintage UFO line..:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Tanami
Thou Shall Not Pass

We have a few nice hills here in Tasmania. A couple have some nice switch-backs even. The type that make you believe you might be further from home than you really are. The trouble is that what goes...
Forum: Asia 09-14-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By Tanami
Djebel part help

Hey there,

I have, or had, a Djebel headlight on my BMW r80g/s. Yesterday a light truck did a u-turn in front of me and the collision took out my light bracket:
...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,681
Posted By Tanami
Probably best to stay out of the discussion where...

Probably best to stay out of the discussion where you don't really know what you're looking at. As we know many of the early 80s dakar frames were not reinforced. Further, the teams carried many...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 123,186
Posted By Tanami
No shame in it at all. Your reasoning and...

No shame in it at all. Your reasoning and attitude are perfectly logical, your skill and determination (and time management?!) brilliant. You are virtually guaranteed to be rewarded with an amazing...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
It's a hard life, but we'll have to manage.:wink:

It's a hard life, but we'll have to manage.:wink:
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
Fantastic!

Fantastic!
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
That's right DRF! Although I horse traded that...

That's right DRF! Although I horse traded that frame for other bits and used an 1984 R80g/s frame in the end. Same as my very first BMW. Thanks again!
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
What could be better then a BMW bike? funny, the...

What could be better then a BMW bike? funny, the amount of times I've had the money in my pocked to go buy another machine and somehow...4 times in a row ...I came home with another aircooled GS....
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
cheers Ian!

cheers Ian!
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
Cheers SPO!

Cheers SPO!
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
Hey Ras, I freaking love your bike as is! One of...

Hey Ras, I freaking love your bike as is! One of the best builds I have seen, period. Have to get back to you on how tall it is. Gearbox is stock r100gs ratio but with higher 5th and lower 1st. the...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
Hey Boxa. Your bike was a source of inspiration...

Hey Boxa. Your bike was a source of inspiration for me.

At moment the front is 260mm (adjustable of course) and offset 25mm with a YZ clamp. As the clamp is only a cheap item we thought to start...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
Interestingly that's something I'm learning to...

Interestingly that's something I'm learning to become more mindful of when passing on gravel.
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
Thanks Lefty!

Thanks Lefty!
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tanami
Riding the Rooney Rush - MkII is complete

Hi all,

Between children, work, wife, some other projects and extra curricular activities I don't post too much on here. But I do enjoy late night readings of ride reports, watching people build...
Forum: Latin America 07-15-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 18,731
Posted By Tanami
Talking Hiya!

Hey there Guatemalans and friends there of! I thought I'd drop a line or two as myself, my wife and our two children (7 & 10) will be staying with you for most of November.

We are traveling from...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,875
Posted By Tanami
Sheesh, what a compelling read that was. I’m...

Sheesh, what a compelling read that was. I’m struggling Dan to see where Jim “attacked” you. I thought his responses to your opinions both genuine and quite well-articulated. I don’t see the...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,875
Posted By Tanami
Well, I guess you must be right then, after all...

Well, I guess you must be right then, after all you said so.
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,875
Posted By Tanami
Aha, That was the 'model' entered in the early...

Aha, That was the 'model' entered in the early 80's Paris dakar's et. al.

http://www.bikeexif.com/bmw-gs980r

http://motorsportwinners.com/dakar-rally-motorcycles/

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Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,875
Posted By Tanami
Heya Neil! After getting quotes of 3-600...

Heya Neil!

After getting quotes of 3-600 hundred dollars to paint something that is just going to get beat up ...well, I rattled canned these with 'Plasti-kote' paint. primer and clear also. The...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5,286
Views: 780,125
Posted By Tanami
That's the first time I've looked upon the...

That's the first time I've looked upon the wasserboxer and liked it right away, then had second thoughts. In standard guise I disliked it right away and then had second thoughts. It's already a great...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 197,388
Posted By Tanami
Looks like it's a modified postie bike rack...

Looks like it's a modified postie bike rack (ct110 honda)???, an awesomely large and handy unit indeed. I had one similar on an old machine of mine about 15 years ago (edit: damn...it was nearly...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 191,583
Posted By Tanami
Nice work. Saw that one come up and glad it went...

Nice work. Saw that one come up and glad it went to a good, loving home. Hard to go past at the price...Happy days!

Plans afoot?

Stu
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,088
Posted By Tanami
Nth Tasmania

I've been helped out by other inmates picking up parts and posting them for me so I'll put my name down... I'm as busy as any other guy with a full time job and young family, and I'm not up for...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,186
Posted By Tanami
look here to start

Here is a link to the National Codes of Practice 'Vehicle Standards Bulletins". Your engineer or state authority will be able to tell you which ones you need to comply with. Go for it.
...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Tanami
I used to travel regularly through those parts...

I used to travel regularly through those parts (with locals) about a decade ago when working for Julalikari Buramana remote areas services out of Tennant. You couldn't get permits through the CLC...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6,377
Views: 612,893
Posted By Tanami
Sure, But i think stuff like Pandora...

Sure, But i think stuff like Pandora (http://www.pandora.com/account/register) is the new radio, at least you can make your own playlists. I like Pandora, mostly, as I have found new stuff there.
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,861
Posted By Tanami
watch this...

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Forum: Airheads 04-10-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 708,411
Posted By Tanami
More questions than answers, but some answers...

More questions than answers, but some answers none the less. cockpit translates to 'modified/adapted hard drive casing' or such...westfalia was clue to color.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 22,833
Posted By Tanami
great report

It is 10 years since I spent 6 months working in a Sumatra with Agroforests (much like the one just above). Your stories and photos capture the wonder and intrigue, the tastes and beauty I remember....
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