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Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,035
Posted By Fossilator
That was really great, a time when shorts really...

That was really great, a time when shorts really were short! You did a great job transferring the slides, how did you actually do it?
Forum: Australia 02-24-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 22,404
Posted By Fossilator
My thoughts exactly, I have a 2010 S10 with the...

My thoughts exactly, I have a 2010 S10 with the suspension reworked by Teknik Motor Sports - really transformed the handling on & off road but it still doesn't handle/accelerates as well as the...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Watch out on the corners

Also be careful on the corners between Waratah to Savage River (big trucks & diesel spills, gravel in corners) and for 4 wheel drives etc between Savage River& Corinne - we've had a couple of close...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
DQ looks like a lovely spot - where is it?

DQ looks like a lovely spot - where is it?
Forum: Australia 07-04-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Hi WR Hope you're OK same with the bike.

Hi WR

Hope you're OK same with the bike.
Forum: Australia 07-02-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Pothole that was deeper than expected. Dale still...

Pothole that was deeper than expected. Dale still showing the after affects.
Forum: Australia 07-02-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Snowing

Hey guys, I'm not interested in taking the super 10 anywhere near ice & snow out of choice. Raced mtbs in Canada in the snow which was OK but is the stuff under the snow that you can't see that gets...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Yes the KLR has been moved on and am riding a...

Yes the KLR has been moved on and am riding a 1200 Super Tenere at present which is simply magnificent.

I'll be up for a ride as well, as for your next bike, have a look at the mighty KTM 690's,...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By Fossilator
Tim Check out the Tas riders hub in...

Tim

Check out the Tas riders hub in advrider, http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218696) very first page has a list of RR, post in the hub & you'll get plenty of replies
Cheers

Stephen
Forum: Australia 06-07-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,749
Posted By Fossilator
I agree, I have the Formas but while they are...

I agree, I have the Formas but while they are really comfortable, I find that the sole is too soft for standing up as the sole wraps around the pegs and is uncomfortable. Bought the Toucans and...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 208,079
Posted By Fossilator
I went with a Force bashplate on mine -it's a...

I went with a Force bashplate on mine -it's a cracker

Stephen
Forum: Australia 02-01-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,466
Posted By Fossilator
Never know might do that already:D:D:D Have the...

Never know might do that already:D:D:D Have the KTM notebook!
Forum: Australia 01-31-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,466
Posted By Fossilator
Hmmm but I keep on thinking orange:rofl:rofl:rofl

Hmmm but I keep on thinking orange:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 01-31-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 100,466
Posted By Fossilator
I wouldn't mine knowing because I'm tossing up...

I wouldn't mine knowing because I'm tossing up between the two at the moment
Forum: Australia 01-14-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
I don't think the couple I saw that had tried to...

I don't think the couple I saw that had tried to fill up their motor home thought it was very funny nor the other locals who were worried about the flow on effect to their businesses either, the...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
A group of us went thru Sunday morning on the way...

A group of us went thru Sunday morning on the way back from Corinna with bingo fuel. The local fuel shop owner is trying to limit everyone to $20 only - even applies to the local residents! Very rude...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,315,572
Posted By Fossilator
Cool max or the temperature controlled clothing...

Cool max or the temperature controlled clothing range from Helly Hansen are some examples of just such an item used in a vast arrange of sporting apparel - any good outdoor shop will help you out.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 10-29-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,129
Posted By Fossilator
I use the OZ Toppo V 4.0 maps (from GPSOZ) on my...

I use the OZ Toppo V 4.0 maps (from GPSOZ) on my Zumo 550 & they have been fine. Used them also on my MTB & while they don't show really small tracks thru the bush they are still very good. Used it...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Hi katoong Send me a pm or if you are...

Hi katoong

Send me a pm or if you are speaking to Brian get him to give you my mobile number. At this stage planning to head up via Little Pine Sat morning for a fish, mooch on then to Bronte for...
Forum: Australia 10-10-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By Fossilator
Had my first big trip on the mainland (that's was...

Had my first big trip on the mainland (that's was we Taswegians call the rest of Australia for all you non Australian readers) by motor bike in May this year. I was pretty chuffed to see the beware...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By Fossilator
Thanks for the feedback - just wanted to share my...

Thanks for the feedback - just wanted to share my thoughts - normally if I am riding at night I back off the power a bit and roll along at around 80kph but this time was keen to get home and as I...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By Fossilator
I could't ass was puckerered too...

I could't ass was puckerered too tightly.:eek1:eek1
Forum: Australia 10-09-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By Fossilator
What to do?

I was riding home around 1100 pm last night on the way home from visiting my nephew in the ICU at the hospital when OH SHIT.

Ducked in behind the screen doing 115kph when out of the dark out...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-30-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By Fossilator
Check out the Tas hub in the Regional forums...

Check out the Tas hub in the Regional forums (Australia) there are heaps of examples http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218696.

Cheers

Stephen
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,078
Posted By Fossilator
Jane - fanatstic report, always amazed at just...

Jane - fanatstic report, always amazed at just how different the riding there is compare to what we have here in Tassie.
Forum: Australia 09-06-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
What's not to like :huh - plenty of people very...

What's not to like :huh - plenty of people very happy to use the 690, just look at the APC rally lots of very happy 690 riders :clap:clap:clap.
One man's milk is another man's poison - apologies...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,932
Posted By Fossilator
My 2 cents worth.

I'm 183cm, 110Kg & 54. Heaps of mtb experience but no dirt bike experience. I have a DRZ 400e without the suspension upgrades. I also have a blinged KLR that I use for adventure riding.

I have...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
You'll just have turn up the volume of that Barry...

You'll just have turn up the volume of that Barry Manilow soundtrack. If itwas some ACDC you wouldn't even notice!!!:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Australia 06-25-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,757
Posted By Fossilator
I came thru tha area late May on the way back to...

I came thru tha area late May on the way back to Tassie. Day after Mother's Day and followed a rainstorm -moss in all the shaded corners, debris everywhere and water draining across the road. Most...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
That's why they invented bourbon:D:D

That's why they invented bourbon:D:D
Forum: Australia 06-05-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Great - only just got my chain clean from the...

Great - only just got my chain clean from the last little ride!!!!:cry:cry:cry I have a cunning plan however, I'll bring the DRZ with full nobbies :clap:clap- bit easier than the KLR particlualrly...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
DIG just turned over the 10,0000 km mark on the...

DIG just turned over the 10,0000 km mark on the KLR not to shabby from Oct last year!
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Spud Have a look at the Exped 9 mattress is...

Spud

Have a look at the Exped 9 mattress is down filled and very comfortable. As for tyres I'm using Continental TKC 80s. Only put the rear on Friday but I have just come back from during approx...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Happy Days

Passed with flying colors!:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 05-18-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
East Coast alternative

Brian seeing that the deep south trip is off we could organize a weekend based out of St Helen's? Anyone up for it?
Forum: Australia 05-14-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 26,463
Posted By Fossilator
Make that Sunday morning!!

Make that Sunday morning!!
Forum: Australia 05-14-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 26,463
Posted By Fossilator
Just got back to Tassie on the ferry this...

Just got back to Tassie on the ferry this morning. Took the long way home via Tumbaruma, Corryong, Beechworth, Albury, Deniliquin, Swan Hill, Ouyen, Adelaide,Carrickalinga, Goolwa, Robe, Port...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6,467
Views: 574,165
Posted By Fossilator
Oh Brian what have you done!! Surely you wouldn't...

Oh Brian what have you done!! Surely you wouldn't have been led astray by an orange enchantress ?:cry:cry:cry:cry

I can feel the electronic ether humming bring on the photos:evil:evil:evil
Forum: Australia 04-29-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,210
Posted By Fossilator
Culinary guru

I'm going on any ride Phil organizes he gets my vote for menu planning:lol3:lol3:lol3:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 04-29-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 26,463
Posted By Fossilator
Egg and bacon sanga

Whoo hoo I'll take 2 :clap:clap - um could I also get a long black as well?:eek1
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