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Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 896
Posted By Precis
Fuel prices vary not only from town to town (more...

Fuel prices vary not only from town to town (more expensive inland) but also day to day; if you think of $1.30 per litre (or about US$1.00) it will be a close guess - not sure about Euro conversion,...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 515,299
Posted By Precis
Not really - I told my daughter the joke and she...

Not really - I told my daughter the joke and she got it straight away - which is a worry, as she's only 17. And much smarter than me.
Which is hardly surprising.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-22-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 233,217
Posted By Precis
The rubber flap under your seat is a heat-shield:...

The rubber flap under your seat is a heat-shield: you'll want it if you ever ride in warm weather, unless roasted nuts are your personal quirk.

Brit Capo-riders have had several attempts at beaks...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 109,862
Posted By Precis
You're a bit far out of town old mate. But if...

You're a bit far out of town old mate.
But if you want one in Victoria, PM me - I seem to have a spare one.
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 109,862
Posted By Precis
Nah - too clean. Go get it dirty so you don't...

Nah - too clean. Go get it dirty so you don't show everyone else up... :freaky
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By Precis
Another one bites the dust

EBR gorn:
There was talk of an EBR Adventure bike - won't be happening now:
http://www.cycleworld.com/2015/04/17/erik-buell-comments-on-closure-of-ebr/
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By Precis
Think it works? The rigour of inspection (see...

Think it works? The rigour of inspection (see dishwasher parts, in German, above) means the system is an expensive, inefficient farce.
Oh sorry, it's government we're talking about, isn't it? My...
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By Precis
Thanks SBSP for that real-life insight: what a...

Thanks SBSP for that real-life insight: what a run-around! :norton
I wonder what would happen if I shifted to NSW with my small fleet of registered-in-Vic repaired written-off bikes, our personal...
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 515,245
Posted By Precis
Latest got-to-have accessory... and look who's...

Latest got-to-have accessory...
and look who's selling:...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By Precis
Thereby confirming that it's just a money-making...

Thereby confirming that it's just a money-making racket...
You'd think that if a bike was registered in one state and had a valid roadworthy from its new home state, it'd be plain sailing -...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By Precis
I've done several bikes like this - at least 8;...

I've done several bikes like this - at least 8; once you have a roadworthy, you have to apply for an appointment to have a VIV inspection: Vehicle Identity Verification. It costs $485 and IMHO is...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 109,862
Posted By Precis
Last week I put 21.7 litres into my 17-litre...

Last week I put 21.7 litres into my 17-litre Safari - and it wasn't empty to start with.
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Precis
Nah - they just spotted your singlets, stubbies &...

Nah - they just spotted your singlets, stubbies & thongs & picked you for Queenslanders....:evil :lol3
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,249
Posted By Precis
Have you SEEN the price of petrol these days?!

Have you SEEN the price of petrol these days?!
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,249
Posted By Precis
It's not "tailgating" if you're close enough......

It's not "tailgating" if you're close enough... it's "slipstreaming".... :rofl
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,688
Posted By Precis
A2, don't you think that being a bike rider would...

A2, don't you think that being a bike rider would make him a safer driver?
I'd like to see a year on a motorcycle a compulsory pre-requiste to getting a car licence - won't happen of course.
But...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,558
Posted By Precis
Ummm, my understanding of the Good Samaritan act...

Ummm, my understanding of the Good Samaritan act is that it is a Nation-wide law, and it protects a person WHO IS SUITABLY QUALIFIED if they render aid in good faith and the outcome isn't favourable....
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,249
Posted By Precis
Thought it was IPDE? Interpret, Predict,...

Thought it was IPDE?
Interpret, Predict, Decide, Execute
or
Indescision, Prevaricate, Dither, Excrete....

But yes, the IAM require a commentary drive. Good idea :clap!
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,249
Posted By Precis
BB, you could well be right: L-plates have an...

BB, you could well be right: L-plates have an experienced driver beside them, whereas a P-plater is 'fair game'. We did get carved up by a dick-head in a Commiedore ute in the L2P car, so as another...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 515,245
Posted By Precis
Cheap Panniers?

http://www.manheim.com.au/recreation/4392183/storage-containers-approx-40lt-camping---outdoor-located-puckapunyal-victoria--generic-image-used--c?referringPage=SearchResults
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,688
Posted By Precis
Dusk yesterday and a bike's coming towards me:...

Dusk yesterday and a bike's coming towards me: lots of headlight, so I see him; as he goes by, I notice the complete hi-viz green jacket: didn't see it above his lights.
In my mirrors, all I could...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,249
Posted By Precis
I'm an L2P mentor, currently taking a break...

I'm an L2P mentor, currently taking a break between victims as Junior P gets her hours up.
L2P is a shire-based system which provides a fuelled, insured and registered car (with mentor) to young...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,558
Posted By Precis
In some countries (like Germany), "failure to...

In some countries (like Germany), "failure to render aid" can get you a healthy whack in the wallet.
But what happened to the international signal of mo'cycle distress, a helmet on the ground next...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,589
Posted By Precis
If that's a question and not a statement, try ...

If that's a question and not a statement, try
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/2015/march/bmw-recalls-300000-r-and-k-models/
and...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,589
Posted By Precis
Big BMW bike recall

Not sure if this is 205, but it's the first I've seen of it:

Global BMW bikes' recall: Is yours one?

Nearly 367,000 BMW motorcycles worldwide are being recalled by BMW Motorrad as a...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Precis
Roy, when Radioman rode around the world, he had...

Roy, when Radioman rode around the world, he had an inexpensive camera mounted on a flexible but quite rigid Ram-ball mount stalk thingo on his bars, facing forward: the camera had a big Shoot button...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,558
Posted By Precis
Good job, that lot - hopefully no serious...

Good job, that lot - hopefully no serious injuries?

Last week I saw two bikes beside the road: guy on a CX500 Bobber (really?) and a gal on a 200 Kawa: he's run out of fuel - on a 40km road trip....
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 515,299
Posted By Precis
Straight after a joke about Viagra, you admit you...

Straight after a joke about Viagra, you admit you drooped off.....

That's honesty!
Forum: Australia 04-04-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,065
Posted By Precis
This was the best quote, from Bikegear in ZA: ...

This was the best quote, from Bikegear in ZA:

"The units are R 680.00 (A$75.46) each.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Postage is the scary...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,065
Posted By Precis
You may well be right - good move! At least...

You may well be right - good move!

At least you got a reply - but yes, ouch; can't say I'm surprised though.
Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,065
Posted By Precis
Still waiting for a reply from 'Hansa, or 3...

Still waiting for a reply from 'Hansa, or 3 different ZA suppliers; thanks for doing the adding-up - not my strong point! :clap
Anyone know where these things are actually made? A cash order of >17...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14,876
Views: 2,049,911
Posted By Precis
Ah, right: workshop manual, dealer invoices, or...

Ah, right: workshop manual, dealer invoices, or warranty claim forms...?
:hide :lol3
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 14,876
Views: 2,049,911
Posted By Precis
Wait! DR riders can READ? :eek1 :hide ...

Wait!
DR riders can READ? :eek1
:hide

Hi Bert! :clap
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,688
Posted By Precis
About $60, from BikeMart. Being from Oxford,...

About $60, from BikeMart.
Being from Oxford, the electrics will fail quickly and mice will eat it... at least that's my experience with their heated grips and bike-covers.
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,065
Posted By Precis
Okay, I've asked two different S African...

Okay, I've asked two different S African companies for a price, shipped, on at least 10 bladders, as a benchmark.
In fairness, one of them pointed out that MotoHansa are agents here in Aus, though...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,065
Posted By Precis
Bloody South Africans.... all still asleep! ...

Bloody South Africans.... all still asleep!
Nobody mention the cricket, or the price will probably go up.
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,065
Posted By Precis
Bulk buy

Okay, so I've asked for a price on 10 cells, shipped to Melbourne.
We'll see how it goes from there.
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,065
Posted By Precis
Looks good. A good case for a group buy to cut...

Looks good.
A good case for a group buy to cut post costs?
I'd be up for one.
Who else?
Forum: Australia 03-26-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,576
Posted By Precis
Is it that time already?

Bugger: had intended to get a couple of the older bikes running to take them up this year - but all the time seems to have gone into a Honda 125 for Speed Week.
Spectating again this year then!
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 34,118
Posted By Precis
There is very limited wifi connection this year -...

There is very limited wifi connection this year - within about 50 feet of the dish!
Racing was suspended late on Tuesday by a huge crash on Track 1 (long: 9 miles) when a young bloke took out his...
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