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Forum: EMEA 04-24-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Drwnite
All you need is an address, MOT, insurance and a...

All you need is an address, MOT, insurance and a licence, international in your case. The rest can be done at the post office. Being an Australian resident, I have bought bikes in the UK, Germany and...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,039
Posted By Drwnite
Get a bike :-)

Australia is big with innumerable isolated dirt roads so look for something dirt capable and Hwy tolerable, 650 XR, DR, XT, or KLR with a long range tank, take plenty of water, spares and tools....
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 750
Posted By Drwnite
:thumb Same here.

:thumb Same here.
Forum: EMEA 04-18-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Drwnite
G'day LC, If you're working over there...

G'day LC,

If you're working over there for the year, think about buying something! Spending a couple of grand to hire a bike for 8 days or so is as you mentioned, insane. The up side is you'll...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-16-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By Drwnite
Found on Horizons Unlimited

G'day Guys,

Thought this may help,

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/trip-transport/shipping-darwin-dili-indo-july-81447...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,886
Posted By Drwnite
The only half witted comments are of you're own...

The only half witted comments are of you're own making! Why should I give a rats ass when you get taken out because you're hell bent on some harebrained scheme. Certainly for others, to which you are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,291
Posted By Drwnite
+1^ Brilliant, absolutely brilliant idea :lol3

+1^ Brilliant, absolutely brilliant idea :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,886
Posted By Drwnite
+1^ Inbred, says it all:poserBeen reading way too...

+1^ Inbred, says it all:poserBeen reading way too much fiction, so insanely dangerous, the thought of having an unsuspecting pillion, lawyer my ass, doesn't understand liability :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 360,096
Posted By Drwnite
$6800 for a low K SE :huh Why is in not in your...

$6800 for a low K SE :huh Why is in not in your garage?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 7,798
Views: 1,278,368
Posted By Drwnite
I'd have to agree, 2 of the best bikes ever made...

I'd have to agree, 2 of the best bikes ever made for ADV touring, despite the $$$ mods required! Spewing I sold the HP2, and I'd rather have either in preference to anything new on offer, by a long...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By Drwnite
:clap That's the shot, all I need now is airfares...

:clap That's the shot, all I need now is airfares :D

On a serious note, a great opportunity to see some amazing country, it will make it a lot easier to make a decision, the more they/you know...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By Drwnite
Great first post :huh So what's the deal?...

Great first post :huh

So what's the deal? You have a ute and you want someone to drive it? Are you paying for the sundries and fuel? Or do you want some with a ute to follow you and carry all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,287
Posted By Drwnite
I've found English language / British based...

I've found English language / British based website sites overly expensive. I do searches in Spanish using Google translate and I find plenty around and sometimes under 20 euro per night. I'd book a...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By Drwnite
Also had 2 bikes pinched. My first pride...

Also had 2 bikes pinched.

My first pride & joy, a Honda SL100 was stolen when I was 14, long storey but the pigs didn't lift a finger! So after a few months I eventually found the scumbag doing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,287
Posted By Drwnite
Well yes, it wasn't without sacrifices, no wife...

Well yes, it wasn't without sacrifices, no wife or kids, worked my ass off, quite often sold the ute (pickup) to do so and rely on the bike to get to work on return. I'd save, save, save then blow...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,675
Posted By Drwnite
[QUOTE=HarveyMushman;26481774]I'm not sure it'd...

[QUOTE=HarveyMushman;26481774]I'm not sure it'd be good for ratings if a prickly Aussie won every race by 30 sec. :D QUOTE]

That'd suit me just fine :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,886
Posted By Drwnite
...........A fucking big truck that doesn't see...

...........A fucking big truck that doesn't see you!


"This is the kind of scenario for which I envision" :fpalm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,287
Posted By Drwnite
I've spent a couple of months per annum over the...

I've spent a couple of months per annum over the last 20 years, usually riding somewhere, mostly Europe. I have to say the Italians are by far the most hospitable. However, Spain it is because of the...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By Drwnite
I've always had one, it lives on the bike as well...

I've always had one, it lives on the bike as well as a few links not riveted and a couple of inches of chain too! Inexpensive, doesn't take up much room, not often needed but you'd kick yourself if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,287
Posted By Drwnite
Yes it does rain a bit, clean and green :D

Yes it does rain a bit, clean and green :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,287
Posted By Drwnite
I'm in :lurk I'm also on the move, looking...

I'm in :lurk

I'm also on the move, looking at Spain, the northwest, Galicia, Asturias or Cantabria. Real estate is very affordable, food and wine is great also very affordable. Close the Pyrenees...
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,479
Views: 515,983
Posted By Drwnite
The unemployed Greek,

The unemployed Greek,
Forum: EMEA 04-05-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Drwnite
Dangerous Roads

You will find some "interesting" routes in the link below :evil

http://www.dangerousroads.org/ (http://www.dangerousroads.org/)
Forum: Australia 04-05-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,436
Posted By Drwnite
I bought a BiLT lid in Arizona last year, love it...

I bought a BiLT lid in Arizona last year, love it and this crap really pisses me off. Just another bunch of importers hocking way over priced lids and crying poor to the ACCC! Fare trade and...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-05-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By Drwnite
Guy's I saw this in my search to get...

Guy's

I saw this in my search to get around dealing with ANL out of Darwin, maybe there's a deal to be had out of Perth on Malaysian Airline's to KL?

...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,567
Posted By Drwnite
+1 :huh The search for Ozi vendors is now a real...

+1 :huh The search for Ozi vendors is now a real PITA! Seriously, where is the sense in removing it? Regional worked!
Forum: Canada 03-30-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,707
Posted By Drwnite
Gutsy and dumb as!

Bit like drink driving,

If you get caught you're a dickhead. If you make it home you're a legend!
Forum: Trip Planning 03-28-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,098
Posted By Drwnite
G'day Daniel, Some shipping info from...

G'day Daniel,

Some shipping info from Darwin,

A thread you might want keep an eye on,

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1040155...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-26-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By Drwnite
:thumb:freaky

:thumb:freaky
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-26-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By Drwnite
G'day Guys, You cant fly a bike from Darwin...

G'day Guys,

You cant fly a bike from Darwin to Dili, no wide body aircraft.

From Bali maybe but it's going to cost about $2000.

I have hosted many, many good people over the years (and...
Forum: Europe 03-25-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By Drwnite
I flew to Spain from Australia to buy a HP2...

I flew to Spain from Australia to buy a HP2 Enduro! Crazy :huh Not at all, the price was great, so was the bike and I have friends where I could store the bike, I was heading to Europe anyway, easy...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,036,448
Posted By Drwnite
:thumb:tb

:thumb:tb
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-24-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Drwnite
I don't think so, an open face with a peak would...

I don't think so, an open face with a peak would do the job also.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,757
Posted By Drwnite
389 miles :huh you lucky bugger, what a superb...

389 miles :huh you lucky bugger, what a superb bike, enjoy :clap
Forum: Europe 03-24-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By Drwnite
I wouldn't think twice about travel within...

I wouldn't think twice about travel within Germany, especially for the right bike at the right price, it's not overly expensive to get from A - B. You have a huge bike market and I agree the 1190...
Forum: Europe 03-24-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By Drwnite
Some nice low K examples here, ...

Some nice low K examples here,

...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 515,626
Posted By Drwnite
Cheap set of good forks for a project too :D

Cheap set of good forks for a project too :D
Forum: Australia 03-23-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 20,583
Views: 2,463,326
Posted By Drwnite
Yeah right, seek and ye shall find :D

Yeah right, seek and ye shall find :D
Forum: Australia 03-23-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20,583
Views: 2,463,326
Posted By Drwnite
Definitely! Guess you've seen the one where the...

Definitely! Guess you've seen the one where the buy "him" a GS? 10/10 :D
Forum: Australia 03-23-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 20,583
Views: 2,463,326
Posted By Drwnite
Jeremy Clarksons Waiter

Fark that was SENSATIONAL! haven't laughed so hard in.....:D
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