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Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Desert Hack
[QUOTE=UncleGra;24677760]Yep Mungerannie....Now,...

[QUOTE=UncleGra;24677760]Yep Mungerannie....Now, can anyone explain what these things are....I don't know...http://backroadtourist.smugmug.com/Back-road-tourist/i-WMFH6Nn/0/L/IMG_0209-L.jpg



Hi...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By Desert Hack
Birdsville Track?

Hey there ergaster,

My two cents worth..... I got back from Birdsville on Monday after a ride across the Simpson last week. The Birdsville to Marree road is in really good condition at the...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By Desert Hack
Oodna' track

Hey there sirrah,
I got back yesterday from that area via the Simpson Desert.
Marree to Oodnadatta is good all the way. Obviously watch out for the odd big rock and odd grey nomads as someone...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
KTM Freeride across the Simpson

<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p> Hey all. Have not been around for a while so thought I would say hi and tell someone of my recent success....
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 120,178
Posted By Desert Hack
350 freeride through the desert

Hey all, just got back from a blast through the Simpson Desert on my freeride. Have to say it was a hell of a lot of fun too. My last try was on a Tenere and at 220 kg it was just too heavy for me...
Forum: Australia 06-24-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,909
Posted By Desert Hack
Birdsville Races on a bike???

Hey Tut, Having lived in Birdsville and experienced Race Weekend many times, i can only reiterate what others have said regarding very large numbers of 4 x 4's with sometimes hungover, and often...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Finke 2014

After a bit of a look around on this years Finke Desert Race site, I do believe that a chap hailing from Port Augusta, (a fellow ADV rider) that goes by the name of Mr. Kipling (to some) not only...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,952
Posted By Desert Hack
Triton diesel Simpson trip....

G'day touser,
I have travelled the Simpson for both work and as a tourist quite a number of times by 4 x 4 and I reckon Roughnut pretty much has it covered.

From 70 series tray backs with bog...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,089
Posted By Desert Hack
Bikes slightly smaller than an elephant...

Hi chillybean,
Why do we (why did I) ride a big chunk of bike, with support as well? Well, to be honest, it is the only bike I own that was likely to get me there. It would only get me there with a...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,231
Posted By Desert Hack
Marree - William Creek...........

Hi PK2,
As others have said, it is good riding almost anywhere out there. Nice scenery and lots of stuff to look at along the way. Keep the tyre pressures down to a sensible level and do watch...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,089
Posted By Desert Hack
Simpson in April

Hi Panhead,

I took a ride across there West to East last April / May. In fact I crossed the path of Philth and Co heading West to Dalhousie. Stopped for a bit of a chat at Knolls /French Line...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Bike gadget.........

Geez, looking at the razor wire in the background, that pic could have been taken in Jo'burg SA (South Africa).
Wonder if the bike is being towed home or taken to a new home?
Forum: Australia 05-30-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Motorbike lift......

Hey Kipo,
You would get one of those from General Tools in Cavan. (Newcastle St for memory) just spoke to the guy and he says they sell them but don't have one in stock currently. they order each...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
G'day....

G'day DS Rider,
Welcome to SA. I am really just a lurker myself but I pipe up now and then between rides and during recovery sessions. (I tend to let my bike :muuttrest?? quite a lot and this gives...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Thanks Tony, I will sure give it some...

Thanks Tony,
I will sure give it some thought.... may have to get a lighter bike or bump up the fitness by about 300% :nod
Forum: Australia 05-12-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 301,202
Posted By Desert Hack
:hmmmmmhmmm.......... not Farina eh..... The...

:hmmmmmhmmm.......... not Farina eh.....
The first place that popped into my head was a little North of Farina but like always, I overthink stuff.
Should just go with the gut I 'spose.
How does...
Forum: Australia 05-12-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 301,202
Posted By Desert Hack
The dog's maybe showing its disdain at being...

The dog's maybe showing its disdain at being shown the door at Farina???
Forum: Australia 05-12-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Thanks MB. Might be a week or three but I am...

Thanks MB. Might be a week or three but I am definitely up for providing more:muutt opportunities for camera wielding TDM owners.:thumb
Forum: Australia 05-12-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
From Simpson Desert to healing.....

Hi all,
I follow with interest your upcoming ride and wish i was well enough to go but alas, my hip has some healing to do.
I don't know how to do a proper ride report, let alone insert pictures...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Bills memorial.....

Hey Nazza, and anyone else who's about.
When is the memorial and is it the one happening at Big Red that i have seen bit and pieces about? I am heading West to East for a ride in the sand, leaving...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Steering damper?????

Hey LC4,

I ?ride? a late model Tenere (small black one) and while it does weigh a bit with full fuel, it won't be carrying anything else but me and the fuel so it should be a bit easier.
I'm...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Wicked About 40 more sleeps......

Hey all,
Not sure about my calendar 'rithmetic but April 30 will see me on the road to the Simpson Desert. Going with a mate who will be driving a Toyota traytop for fuel, food, water etc. Why lug...
Forum: Australia 02-24-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Sleep in Sunday.........

Hello all,

MB sure knows how to pick the tracks. Had he not given me a thump upside the head with the reminder that the ride was Saturday and not Sunday, I would have missed giving every one...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,771
Posted By Desert Hack
Stain in the pants.....

G'day all,
Nah, the dark patch on the back of me pants.... it's just sweat.
My brain does not usually think quickly enough to be scared about falling down............
It usually goes something...
Forum: Australia 02-21-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Sunday @ Strath

Sunday 7 am.....:hmmmmm hmmmm. That's kinda early......ah, what the hell; I'll tag along if no-one minds.

I don't read so good so I had my significant other read it (assumption of risk) and...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
G'day all

G'day all, just lurking about and catching up with whats been happening lately and getting a chuckle or two with Gasmans dilemma.
Particularly like the quick one about it frequently running out of...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Post 16th February.....

Hey OJJ, If it's after the 16th, I'm keen. I will keep an ey on the thread to see how it develops.

Speaking of the Simpson...:evil i might as well give my planned trip a last plug. Leaving...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Ride for Noobs

Hi there Hekot, and others,
I keep my eyes out here as well because i definitely fit into the noob category. I went on one of MasterBrewers rides recently and i was made to feel very welcome. Did...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 301,202
Posted By Desert Hack
I know it....

I'd know that crossing anywhere. Back in '74 I drowned a Yam 175 Trail on the other side of the river, to the left side of the causeway. Put the side-stand down in, shall we say, less than firm...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Milang / Strath ride

Hey Master Brewer,
Thanks for organising the ride on the weekend. It was good to meet some other like minded souls as well. Thanks to everyone who gave me tips and tricks and I look forward to going...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Sunday 20th ride

Hi MasterBrewer,
Wouldn't mind tagging along on the Sunday ride. Meet some of the people i have been reading about on this site, maybe . Will be on a small black Tenere.
Cheers
Desert Hack
Forum: Australia 01-12-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Bluhduh Simpson Desert Rig Road April May 2013

Hi all,
Seeing it's such a shitty day, with not much dry riding available, I'm putting out a note to anyone interested.....

Planing a Simpson Desert trailer/ride/trailer, leaving Adelaide April...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4,771
Views: 993,922
Posted By Desert Hack
ULP question

Thanks for the feed back guys. Puts my mind in an easier place. Now to get on with the planning...........
Forum: Australia 12-08-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4,771
Views: 993,922
Posted By Desert Hack
Ulp

Thanks waalex. Have you run standard ULP for extended periods or just now and then when Premium is not available?
Forum: Australia 12-08-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4,771
Views: 993,922
Posted By Desert Hack
Cool2 Premium v Unleaded

Hi all,
Tried a search or two on various threads/forums but to no avail. Just after some info on premium vs regular unleaded for my 2011 XT660Z. Planning to head across the Simpson Desert in about...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Hi Robbo

Welcome (back?) to Adelaide.
What a ride! Just had a quick look at the blog. That is some serious adventure. Well done!

I couldn't help but notice your mention of the Simpson Desert. I guess it...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Thought that area looked familiar....

Hey BarneyRubble,
I'm new to this ADVRider but as you're from Adelaide, thought i might ask - do you or any fellow riders plan getting any further north in 2013, for example, a ride across the...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13,790
Views: 975,973
Posted By Desert Hack
Question Simpson Desert

Hello all, not sure how to go about posting a question about the Simpson Desert in 2013. New to this forum/thread. Can anyone give advice on this please. Thankyou.
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