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Forum: Australia 09-10-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,719
Posted By charliew
Godiva screens in New Zealand do screens for the...

Godiva screens in New Zealand do screens for the Dominator: http://www.godiva.co.nz/models.php?mk=8&srt=model&pg=3
Be careful about attaching too much weight to the fairing, mine has fallen apart...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By charliew
Try EBay, still expensive, but cheaper then Honda...

Try EBay, still expensive, but cheaper then Honda
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-18-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By charliew
Memo to self: Must start acting my age, it hurts...

Memo to self: Must start acting my age, it hurts too much when things go wrong.

Many thanks for a pleasant days ride Kym,
Charlie
Forum: Australia 01-29-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 40,792
Posted By charliew
Add my name to the list as well please Trev,...

Add my name to the list as well please Trev, before you start capping it.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in the Dorm, looks like there's still room in there.

Cheers,
Charlie
Forum: Australia 12-25-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
I'm keen to join you for a day ride down there,...

I'm keen to join you for a day ride down there, getting too soft to camp.

The best place for me to meet you would be Norton Summit (at the hotel?), any idea what time you are planning on passing...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 13,483
Posted By charliew
You do pick your weekends Kym, that is the only...

You do pick your weekends Kym, that is the only weekend I am unavailable for the whole of March.

Thanks for the invite, maybe next time. If I can still remember how to ride.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 13,483
Posted By charliew
Well I've just got permission from SWMBO, so I...

Well I've just got permission from SWMBO, so I will see you gentlemen (and others) on Sunday in Gawler.

Looking forward to it.
Forum: Australia 12-29-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
Sounds like just what I need Kym, been stuck in...

Sounds like just what I need Kym, been stuck in the house with the family for the last week.

See you tomorrow, if I can find the bike under all the dust and cobwebs. Can't remember the last time...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
Looks like more than the usual amount of carnage...

Looks like more than the usual amount of carnage and mayhem was enjoyed by all.

Glad you had fun.
Forum: Australia 09-22-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,330
Posted By charliew
I didn't play around with the jetting, the...

I didn't play around with the jetting, the recommended ones seemed to work fine and its a pain getting carburator in and out to change jets.

The part numbers for the jets (from 5 years ago, may...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,330
Posted By charliew
I've done some of the mods, just drilled out the...

I've done some of the mods, just drilled out the slide, lifted the needle and changed the pilot jet. Didn't modify the airbox or increase the main jet size and still running a UniFilter,I as I wasn't...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
Thanks for the invit Sol, but thats in the middle...

Thanks for the invit Sol, but thats in the middle of school holidays, and the wife has decreed that we need a family weekend away on that date.

If the weather is bad the family outing might get...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
Can't make this one Kym, the wife has decided we...

Can't make this one Kym, the wife has decided we are definitely going away this weekend.
Forum: Australia 05-29-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
What happened to the KLR Mike, did you ever get...

What happened to the KLR Mike, did you ever get to the bottom of that rattle?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,830
Posted By charliew
Many thanks for a great ride yesterday MB, just...

Many thanks for a great ride yesterday MB, just enough slippery roads to make it interesting and a good supply of pasties.

Good to see you back in the saddle again, looking forward to the next...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 10,180
Posted By charliew
Can you put me down for one as well Sol, would...

Can you put me down for one as well Sol, would hate to get up there and find they have all gone.
Forum: Australia 03-24-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 10,180
Posted By charliew
Time flies, only a couple of weeks to go. I...

Time flies, only a couple of weeks to go.

I better start putting the bike back together and digging out all the gear.
Forum: Australia 02-08-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
At least you have an excuse for only lurking Kym,...

At least you have an excuse for only lurking Kym, I'm just slack.

Welcome back, hope to see you on the bike again soon.
Forum: Australia 07-28-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,626
Posted By charliew
No one has mentioned the XR650L yet, which is...

No one has mentioned the XR650L yet, which is basically an NX650 motor (with electric start) in a trail bike frame. The suspension and handling may not be cutting edge, but it is better than a...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,407
Posted By charliew
My handlebars came loose, at least thats my story...

My handlebars came loose, at least thats my story and I'm sticking to it. If I hadn't fallen off I wouldn't have noticed how loose they were, which could have been interesting further down the track....
Forum: Australia 07-17-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,407
Posted By charliew
That reminds me, I better take the camera. ...

That reminds me, I better take the camera.

The bike is all checked out and the gear has been taken oput the cupboard, see you all tomorrow.
Forum: Australia 07-12-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,407
Posted By charliew
I'm still in, that is if I can still remember how...

I'm still in, that is if I can still remember how to ride the bike. Haven't been on it since Blinman.
Forum: Australia 06-29-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,407
Posted By charliew
The bike has started getting cobwebs from sitting...

The bike has started getting cobwebs from sitting in the shed, and I have enough brownie points from the wife to go for a ride, so I'm in too.

Now I just have to remember where the thermal...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
Mitas make some nice dual purpose tyres that last...

Mitas make some nice dual purpose tyres that last reasonably well: http://www.motorcycletyres.net.au/tyres/safari/index.html. Your local dealer should be able to order one in.
Forum: Australia 04-06-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,892
Posted By charliew
You can buy sheets of UniFilter foam if you...

You can buy sheets of UniFilter foam if you pester your local dealer enough. I have done this to make an air filter for an old TL250 using the original cage.

It might also pay to browse some of...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,828
Posted By charliew
The problem is not with you and your mates going...

The problem is not with you and your mates going for a ride Pops,

The problem is when you advertise a ride on a puplic forum, with an open invitation to anybody, organise sweep riders, cornerman...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,828
Posted By charliew
By a happy coincidence, the family is away for a...

By a happy coincidence, the family is away for a couple of weeks, so I will be able to make it to the Avoca for the first time every this Thursday!
Forum: Australia 04-05-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,828
Posted By charliew
Where the hell did that come from?, seems that...

Where the hell did that come from?, seems that everytime I find something I enjoy it gets regulated out of existance.

Seems to me we either have to get more organised (indemnity from,...
Forum: Australia 04-04-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,828
Posted By charliew
<link rel="File-List"...

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Forum: Australia 03-25-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,828
Posted By charliew
Don't worry he won't be alone, there are quite a...

Don't worry he won't be alone, there are quite a few of us old codgers in that age bracket.
Forum: Australia 03-15-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,828
Posted By charliew
I'll be there. The wife is away, so I have...

I'll be there.

The wife is away, so I have no excuses.
Forum: Australia 01-06-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,360
Posted By charliew
For checking the oil I let mine idle for at least...

For checking the oil I let mine idle for at least 5 minutes, timed by a watch. I used to guess at the time, but always under-estimated it and ended up with variable oil levels as you describe.

In...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
-12, you lucky bugger, forcast for today is 41...

-12, you lucky bugger, forcast for today is 41 degrees, bring back some snow.

Have a happy new year.
Forum: Australia 11-29-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,085
Posted By charliew
I like my Dominator ...

I like my Dominator
http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee224/charles_r_walker/temp/dommi_ads-1.jpg
http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee224/charles_r_walker/2008_Mungo/P1010030.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-28-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By charliew
As promised, here are some pictures of the bar...

As promised, here are some pictures of the bar risers. They were originally plain polished aluminimum so I gave them a coat of satin-black paint from a spray can i had in the shed, seems to be...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By charliew
The Ballards bar risers are on page 66 of their...

The Ballards bar risers are on page 66 of their catalog: http://www.ballards.cc/catalogue-2009-no25. The one I used was "#14-RAISE"

Yes they do did bring the bar backwards as well, but that was...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By charliew
1. Where can I get new front and rear foot-peg...

1. Where can I get new front and rear foot-peg rubbers?

A Honda dealer could probably sell you some, but I would get rid of the front rubbers, they get really slippery when wet. There is a bolt...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
You lucky sod. No, but as an alternative...

You lucky sod.


No, but as an alternative how about hiring a satellite phone http://www.rentasatphone.com.au/
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,206
Posted By charliew
Yet another eventful trip MB, I am jealous. ...

Yet another eventful trip MB, I am jealous.
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Don’t get another bike, yours has character and soul.
Forum: Australia 09-29-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 908,069
Posted By charliew
I have been told that we are going to the Clare...

I have been told that we are going to the Clare valley for the long weekend, but if we are back before Monday I'm keen.


They are the best kind!.

PS: do you have any idea how hard it is to...
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