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Forum: Hacks 08-07-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,521
Posted By mickman
wobbly bits

Knowing you kw I think your head will always shake. A bit like mine.
Keep adjusting. I can't wait to see the beast flying down the driveway staying well away from the pine trees.:eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,521
Posted By mickman
Yes, it truly is a beautiful thing.:bow

Yes, it truly is a beautiful thing.:bow
Forum: Hacks 10-30-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By mickman
Thank you for your replies and thoughts.I do...

Thank you for your replies and thoughts.I do chech all connections regularly however I may be missing something.I will do a complete check over the next few days and experiment with tyre pressures as...
Forum: Hacks 10-30-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By mickman
Thanks for replys. GS 1150. Laziness is always...

Thanks for replys. GS 1150. Laziness is always there. I think my question has been answered. I tow a smallish 160kg camper and the shake is more pronunced when towing. Tow bar weight is about 20kg...
Forum: Hacks 10-30-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By mickman
Steering Damper for GSA BMW

I have a GSA with a ural chair.At lower speeds it gets a fairly serious head shake for a very short time then disappears instantly when speed increaces. A bit annoying when I'm being a bit lazy. It...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,662
Posted By mickman
Wife and I had a big crash near Cobar in the...

Wife and I had a big crash near Cobar in the dirt. Cured her of being a pillion. Put a sidecar on the GS. Now we both love the dirt.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 67,113
Posted By mickman
Janice and I rode around Scotland in 2011 at a...

Janice and I rode around Scotland in 2011 at a bit slower than 45mph. On an R55 BMW outfit. Your report has us wanting to go back. Great photos bring back great memories of Scotland....
Forum: Hacks 01-16-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,332
Posted By mickman
Hi Mick, A great looking outfit. If your ever...

Hi Mick,
A great looking outfit. If your ever up Bathurst way give me a call. I have mine attached to the crashbar too plus a lot of other places. Lots of ks so far with no problem. It would be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By mickman
For a first post, GREAT. Regarding your photo of...

For a first post, GREAT. Regarding your photo of the burger stop, what is a horseshoe tournament?:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,914
Posted By mickman
GS on a ferry, Townsville, Queensland

An advantage of a sidecar is they dont fall over on ferries.

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt278/mickjan/R75/2008_0604Townsville0117.jpg?t=1303212468
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,914
Posted By mickman
From a pub verandah

Olga from above. R75 bits and pieces, Ural chair.

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt278/mickjan/R75/100_6872.jpg?t=1303211337
Forum: Hacks 03-14-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By mickman
Bubble Wrap

Till the last of the bikes were loaded we didnt know how much room would be left. The panniers may have had to come off and lay on the floor with all the other gear. Worse case was the side car also...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By mickman
Olga Goes On Holidays

After a few years planning and a lot of late nights in the shed. Olga is on her way to the UK. Janice and I pick her up in May for a 3 month tour, mainly the IOM TT...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6,387
Views: 2,349,341
Posted By mickman
GS,Peterbrough, South Australia

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt278/mickjan/100_6809.jpg?t=1297249462
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6,387
Views: 2,349,341
Posted By mickman
R75 Bylong Valley

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt278/mickjan/R75/P1000602.jpg?t=1297248938
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,459
Posted By mickman
R75 Outfit to TT

Janice and I are shipping our R75 outfit to the IOM TT from Sydney, Australia. Getting excited. Keep an eye out for us and we'll have a pint. Gluepot, Castletown.
:freaky
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,587
Posted By mickman
Clamps to Chassi

:clap Hi all. The clamps on the side car are welded. This allows me to seperate the chair from the bike and put it back on exactly whereit was.Makes it a bit easier for servicing. Nevs front...
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,587
Posted By mickman
Thumb One more thing

300 kg is being fairly conservative. Most if not all of the pulling is done by the 2 bottom mounts. The tow bar weight is about 15kgs dragging about 160kg. Now if I was to load it up with the fridge...
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,587
Posted By mickman
Mine

Hi everyone. I'll try and answer a few questions. Mud flaps are as replied and do a great job keeping the boots, feet dry. I know after riding home for 3 days in pouring rain. The front mount...
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,587
Posted By mickman
Mine

Yes, the brace is attached to the crashbar but if you look a bit closer it is also attached to the bottom mount. I do know a little bit about geometery and how strong a triangle is. I sorry you just...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,116
Posted By mickman
It has got a full annexe and awning :clap

It has got a full annexe and awning :clap
Forum: Australia 07-01-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By mickman
Thanks to Casper Rally

Susan, the lady who rolled her cruiser right next to the Casper Rally site last Saturday asked me to send her THANKS to all who came to her assistance. She ended up with a sore head and a written off...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By mickman
Question 4th to 3rd

I have an R75 that has decided to drop from 4th to 3rd with no warning.A perfect down shift with no help from me. It can go for ages with no problem then suddenly every couple of minutes.Mainly under...
Forum: Hacks 12-27-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,516
Posted By mickman
Thumb The Best

I agree with Clancy. Hacks has pointed me in the right direction on putting the outfit on my GSA, ride reports take me to places I have never heard of and get me scheming. South America looks...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 29,415
Posted By mickman
SRK Wheel on GSA

Just fitted the first of SRK Engineering rear.Bathurst NSW...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By mickman
Download Photos

Help wanted please. What is the best programme to download photos to this site. I have a GSA with ural chair and a R75 with chair. GSA has just had a 15 inch rear wheel fitted and I would like to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-07-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 41,033
Posted By mickman
GSA Ural

Hi Fellas,
I put a Ural on my 1150 GSA about 18 months ago.Done about 15,000 ks so far and having an absolute ball. I really like the way you are mounting yours especially to the top shock mount....
Forum: Hacks 06-28-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,483
Posted By mickman
Thumb Ural suspension

:clap I have a ural chair on my GS1150A. The standard shock transferred every bump up to the handlebars and screen. Ok on sealed roads but a terror in the rough. I have just fitted YSS shocks to the...
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,832
Posted By mickman
Too Simple.

It's great to see a bit of thinking as how to do things more simple. Theory has it that it will work because it is so simple however I would possibly stick in a "liquid metal goo" to give a good...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,766
Posted By mickman
Congratulations

Well done Braydon. :clap :clap :clap . Dad will have to be on his best behaviour when we go camping next. Keep looking for satellites.:clap .

Mick and Janice.
Forum: Hacks 02-02-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By mickman
Thumb Crash Bar Mount

I mounted a chair to my 1150 and used the crash bars as a mount. In Oz we put our chairs on the other side and I wanted to keep the bars on.Initally a bit of flex could be felt so I added another...
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2008, 02:38 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,766
Posted By mickman
Getting Better

:clap :clap :clap The results seem to be getting better every time I read your reports. Well done. I can't wait to get both our outfits together to compare.
Forum: Hacks 01-14-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 39,178
Posted By mickman
Brackets

Thanks for the pictures. Now it all makes sence. I have allready started so as soon as I work out how, I get you a photo. Thanks again.

Mickman:freaky
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 39,178
Posted By mickman
Mounting Points

:freaky Hi form OZ,

I have been following your project for a while now, very envious. I have just purchased a Left Side Ural and would like to see how yours is attached. I have mine sitting next...
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,216
Posted By mickman
Photos please

:freaky Pezz

Some photos will give me a good idea where to start. mickman@lisp.com.au
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,216
Posted By mickman
Ural on Left Hand Side, GS1150

I want to fit a Ural chair to my GS1150Adv, Australia, therefore Left Hand.Anyone done it yet.Picture of mounting points greatley appreciated.:beer
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