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Forum: Alaska 07-25-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,055
Posted By Kimi
had a great time, thanks for advice.....

well we are back and it was truly amazing, the bike was great and we changed plans (didnt get to Haines) but off to Fairbanks following the sun, the traffic was pretty non existant and only had the...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 922,340
Posted By Kimi
it is warmer in Alaska than Adelaide

we are back, had a great time, will do a rr when I can get my head around to making some sense....Alaska is a great big bloody place and the mountains are just incredible, the forests sublime and the...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 922,340
Posted By Kimi
AU to AK

had a great time riding around Alaska, only a few days of rain, lots of sunshine and even had a brown bear cross the road in front of me !
the best bit was the ride to Valdez, the most incredible...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 922,340
Posted By Kimi
one week to go....

We are off USA and Canada in a week, just so excited....

friends of friends in Anchorage helping with delivering us to the bikes when we pick them up next friday and then head to Haines on some...
Forum: Alaska 06-15-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,055
Posted By Kimi
Hire cars WTF ?

Me again, totally off topic but we kinda thought we might hire a car for a day just to get around and pick up gear before we get the bikes (camping gear, riding gear, stuff ...)
What its the deal...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Kimi
change your browser

if I use internet explorer it never works
use another browser like google chrome
Forum: Alaska 05-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,055
Posted By Kimi
thanks

sorry I don't drink beer....... hate the stuff.....

I live 30 minutes south of the Barossa Valley and 30 minutes north of McClaren Vale ....... both great winery regions and we have numerous...
Forum: Alaska 05-22-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,055
Posted By Kimi
few more questions please ?

So I am going over a few threads and have some more questions-

like the thread on the Parks Highway construction - what is meant by a "pilot" (car) on the construction zone, is this a vehicle...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,462
Posted By Kimi
thanks for the RR

making me homesick.....
we left vic in '96 and I cannot believe how much of the Alps has been so burnt.
must get back and do some of those tracks...... or maybe all.....:clap
thanks
k
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,055
Posted By Kimi
Thanks Alcan

Pleased to read the comments on the "traffic" sounds about Aussie roads standards here in SA which is fine by me.
I have found some other blogs by other riders and in mid july their comments about...
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By Kimi
July ?

we are heading to Haines and then going to catch the ferry to Skagway (probably about 5 or 6 th July ?) and go to Whitehorse and back to Anchorage, will be following this story with interest as may...
Forum: Alaska 04-22-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,055
Posted By Kimi
average km's

well I am a bit slow and old you know :D
On a good day with the guys I can get to about 250 km of 50 % dirt /tar mix with a few bakery and coffee stops on the way. I have done some days all tar...
Forum: Alaska 04-19-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,055
Posted By Kimi
Aus to AK

I have asked a few “noob” questions on the Alaska Primer (thanks for all the answers) and have a few more which probably belong here as its more to do with “trip” advice on routes, must see’s, good...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,349
Posted By Kimi
poor service and poor workmanship

I think there are two things here-
one is the poor service - covered above with consumer law
two is the poor workmanship.
My husband bought a pair of DriRider pants and the second time he wore...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 13,444
Posted By Kimi
Cool2 go for it

good on you Jenella !
I am a bit older (I think old fart category) and have got the bike bug too, I can thoroughly recommend doing a adv bike course, I did one the other week and learnt more in that...
Forum: Australia 04-01-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,905
Posted By Kimi
ha !

Because I married a man for love (not money) and we have to save the $$'s ourselves....... or win the lottery

Also Ewen McGregor has a wife...... otherwise .........:evil

Also I am more...
Forum: Australia 04-01-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,905
Posted By Kimi
Global Women Who Ride

You guys need to be lurking around some of the women riders pages ...... (no dont please :evil)

Here is a web page you might like


http://www.globalwomenwhoride.com/


K
Forum: Australia 03-29-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,634
Posted By Kimi
hi vis

I bought an Olympia woman's jacket and the fit and quality are fantastic, three layers and hi vis and very happy, only took 2 weeks to arrive and postage was not much.
Had an off in a muddy puddle...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,685
Posted By Kimi
course last saturday

drove over to Melbourne for the course, 4 in all from SA, 8 all up on the course, great trainers (v patient ) and good to see 2 other women riders doing the course.
learnt heaps, course is not as...
Forum: Alaska 03-09-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,810
Posted By Kimi
thanks

2 mates I know have come a cropper in the USA, one didn't get out of the Hawaii airport before he went the wrong way around a roundabout and the other lost it on an icy road at night and...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 28,119
Posted By Kimi
raffle tickets

who is going to the classic that I can give some $'s to and lives around the Bridgewater area...... to buy me some tickets for the raffle ?
We cant make it this year:cry:cry:cry
I am happy to meet...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By Kimi
gear

We are (contemplating) sending out gear over with PackNSend to Anchorage (in 2 x removalist boxes) and the quote including insurance for the gear ($3 K) is $680 plus $120 insurance (one way)
we are...
Forum: Alaska 03-03-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,810
Posted By Kimi
travel plans

we arrive on the 25/6 and are going to spend some days adjusting, ride to Haines, meet up with friends, they are going to travel with us via ferry to Skagway, Whitehorse and then we will head back...
Forum: Alaska 03-02-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,810
Posted By Kimi
frost heave ......

"Yes, our roads are bitumen, like yours. Here, we call it asphalt. The full, proper name is "asphaltic concrete".

Frost heaves are bumps, generally across the road, or at least a portion of it,...
Forum: Alaska 03-02-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,810
Posted By Kimi
thanks for that

yes thought as much, the old boy suggested heated gear..... I thought he was being a bit ott, that Denali photo... brrrrr...... I don't think anywhere here sells it .....put on the list .....the...
Forum: Alaska 03-02-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,810
Posted By Kimi
more dumb arse questions .....

thanks for putting this thread together, here are a few more dumb arse questions for some Australian arrivals coming your way this June 2014.
We are hiring some bikes and riding to Haines to visit...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 28,119
Posted By Kimi
cant make the Classic

we wont be able to go this year :cry, work commitments so that we can have enough $$'s go on m/c holiday to USA :wings

BUT

I would love to buy some Raffle tickets - or are you going to only...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,552
Posted By Kimi
in the mailbox today

well the latest edition was in the mailbox and I eagerly ripped the plastic off to see a photo of a beaming Trev and Tiger on page 72 of Reader's Ride
I am going to make my lunch now and have a...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-10-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 32,140
Posted By Kimi
my pick

back on 2 wheels after a long break, I thought I needed a "song" and this one does if for me..... still too newbie to cope with music when riding but I sing this one to myself when starting out.........
Forum: Australia 02-08-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By Kimi
thanks Glitch Oz

thanks for that
just wanna have fun, ride bikes, go fishing and know we are covered and the bikes are covered
Forum: Australia 02-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By Kimi
interesting.....

OK -my findings so far

I get three prices for WorldNomad
level 1 $320 for two old farts on bikes on roads
level 2 $440 for two old farts on bikes on roads and boats (doing the Inside Passage...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By Kimi
more questions please ?

I have been trawling through this area ( and links) now for a week and here is what I found:
the Covermore quote I got for over $700 for the two of us and is exclusive to Flight Centre (who we are...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,187
Posted By Kimi
Laia Sanz Fan club update

Yep Laia was going great until her clutch failed and she didn't have a spare
From her page
Hi! Today it was a difficult day. Everything was fine until 20 km to finish line, when clutch failed. I...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,187
Posted By Kimi
Bolivia

Plus I want to go there to ride :D


PS Laia Sanz is 15th guys :evil

(yes I am following the aussie riders but I have a soft spot for my fellow woman riders..... and Laia is going just...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,187
Posted By Kimi
another woman rider

I was wrong, there is another woman rider apart from Laia Sanz (currently at 20th spot)
Rosa Romero Font, unfortunately withdrawn..... husband is a rider too.

Maybe there are other women riders...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,187
Posted By Kimi
no subtitles needed

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x19ggao_es-etapa-5-top-moment-chilecito-tucuman_auto


I hope you lot are also following Laia Sanz, the ONLY FEMALE RIDER, she was 16th, not sure what spot...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By Kimi
we use the Sena after recommendations from...

we use the Sena after recommendations from friends particularly the ease of the jog dial.
we have gone at about 700 metres (?) before you lose signal and my husband has the Garmn zumo hooked up and...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 922,340
Posted By Kimi
Did you lose some gear ?

Just saw this on "social media"
is it some one you know ?

QUOTE So my friend was driving behind a red Holden ute loaded with 2 bikes yesterday near Dublin heading towards pt Wakefield. This...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Kimi
BMW F 650 forum

I own one of these bikes too and I go to this web forum for any questions I have regarding stuff like this, check it out, it has a technical FAQ section which may have an answer.....
...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,120
Posted By Kimi
Well ??????? where's the photo ?????? ...

Well ???????

where's the photo ??????


:evil
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