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Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,014
Posted By farcall
Only if you include the trek bloggers sightseeing...

Only if you include the trek bloggers sightseeing detours.

Hope your back probs are mostly gone by May next year. Not a lot of fun riding out there with a dicky back.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,014
Posted By farcall
According to Hema maps, Warburton to Rawlinna is...

According to Hema maps, Warburton to Rawlinna is 634kms. Then from Rawlinna, its either 145km to Cocklebiddy or 376kms to Kalgoorlie.
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,014
Posted By farcall
I haven't heard any chat regarding fuel being...

I haven't heard any chat regarding fuel being brought in... but maybe there's someone out there planning something.

Is that the TT 43 litre tank on your AT?
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 348,500
Posted By farcall
Good work there Stephen. Nice ride :wink: ...

Good work there Stephen. Nice ride :wink:

All going to plan, I should be riding mine there too.
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-jbzL4td/0/L/i-jbzL4td-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,125
Posted By farcall
Thanks everyone for your contributions to this...

Thanks everyone for your contributions to this thread. I have been using CPAP at home for 5 years but have always left it home whilst riding/camping. The time has come to change that.

GHanson......
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 299,995
Posted By farcall
One of my top 4 rides anywhere in WA... all in...

One of my top 4 rides anywhere in WA... all in the Pilbara.. I am biased though after living in NW WA for 17 years.
this one (TBA)
Skull Springs Rd
Hillside/Bonney Downs Rd
Station track -...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 299,995
Posted By farcall
I reckon you could make it fit a few things. But...

I reckon you could make it fit a few things. But I think in this case it's local lingo for getting a little punchy or aggro. :thwak
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 299,995
Posted By farcall
World's biggest??? ...

World's biggest???
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-G8rdVct/0/L/i-G8rdVct-L.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 299,995
Posted By farcall
Unc - did you stop in here for a beer? ...

Unc - did you stop in here for a beer?
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-C6QjdCQ/2/L/i-C6QjdCQ-L.jpg

Or did the urge to do a little humbugging stop you? :lol3 ...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 299,995
Posted By farcall
Roadhouse with a strange name has thrown me......

Roadhouse with a strange name has thrown me... they've all got bloody strange names up that way :D

My guesses are:
1st pic - Boreline Rd
Camp - old Shay Gap townsite
Causeway - De Grey River...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 299,995
Posted By farcall
Bugger. Would have loved to talk. Did...

Bugger. Would have loved to talk.



Did you also get this view a little further down the track?
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-LzRxnSP/2/L/i-LzRxnSP-L.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 299,995
Posted By farcall
Yep, flying trip to OCR cos I was in the Pilbara...

Yep, flying trip to OCR cos I was in the Pilbara for a few weeks prior. You weren't there were you?

The 44... used by Kingsford-Smith as part of his gig before he got real famous. I lived at his...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 299,995
Posted By farcall
I was there last Wednesday unc. Definitely saw...

I was there last Wednesday unc. Definitely saw one on Aurilla Ck but didnt notice one on the Gassy. Coulda missed it though. Will be there again next Friday on my way to the Landor Races and will...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 299,995
Posted By farcall
Aurilla Creek crossing at Landor Stn at southern...

Aurilla Creek crossing at Landor Stn at southern end of Mt Augustus - Landor Rd. Often mistaken for the Gascoyne River crossing which is a couple of km further south.

Used to get beer to the other...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 579,508
Posted By farcall
Timely post. My buddy and I have been using Sena...

Timely post. My buddy and I have been using Sena SMH10's since 2012 without a glitch until our last ride... we had the identical problem to you. Since the ride I've updated both units to current...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,743
Posted By farcall
June 1984 ...

June 1984
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-vTN6mzt/0/L/i-vTN6mzt-L.jpg
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-NdVt77m/0/L/i-NdVt77m-L.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 1,932,345
Posted By farcall
Interesting garage combo there North Rider - a...

Interesting garage combo there North Rider - a HP2 to join 3 Africa Twins! Great taste :D

I've never belonged to anything illustrious before. :freaky
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 69,041
Posted By farcall
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-bKdWRdh/2/L/i-...

http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-bKdWRdh/2/L/i-bKdWRdh-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,987
Posted By farcall
I use a Big Agnes Deer Park sleeping bag...

I use a Big Agnes Deer Park sleeping bag (30F/-1C) with Exped Synmat UL 7 LW sleeping pad most rides.

If I'm expecting cold (0C) temps I add the Sea To Summit Thermo Reactor as well as taking my...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 25,998
Posted By farcall
My 2012 Synmat has 30mm flat valves. My 2013 UL...

My 2012 Synmat has 30mm flat valves.
My 2013 UL Synmat has 20mm flat valves.

The Exped schnozzle advert says it is for 20mm flat valves.

But... Exped make an adapter so it'll work on 30mm...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,307
Posted By farcall
You can get beer at Adele's Grove

You can get beer at Adele's Grove
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,814
Views: 616,720
Posted By farcall
If it is launched there (a huge IF), I'm guessing...

If it is launched there (a huge IF), I'm guessing it'll be the biggest attraction by far...at least in the off-road category.
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8,814
Views: 616,720
Posted By farcall
Sorry Petra. I should have looked back a post or...

Sorry Petra. I should have looked back a post or two. Whatever pics you can get will be great.
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8,814
Views: 616,720
Posted By farcall
Gday Michael. If Honda launches a new Africa Twin...

Gday Michael. If Honda launches a new Africa Twin there, please take a million pics for us. I'm living in hope.
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,457
Posted By farcall
950essee? :wink:

950essee? :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 1,932,345
Posted By farcall
Thanks for taking the time reply. Good advice. ...

Thanks for taking the time reply. Good advice.

Ever since my wife told me my lime green shirt didn't go with my purple flairs, I lack confidence to make 'colour' decisions. And fashion decions...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By farcall
Like guyfawkes says rotors are the same, its the...

Like guyfawkes says rotors are the same, its the fasteners that are different. It may or may not make a difference but IMO play it safe and get the bolt/rivet system of fasteners.

CORRECTION: The...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By farcall
Hopefully this relevant. I had a 2004 GS...

Hopefully this relevant.

I had a 2004 GS with 2 sets of wheels - one set cast, one set spokes. I sold the bike, kept the spoke wheels and bought a new 2009 GSA.

I fitted the spare spoke wheels...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 1,932,345
Posted By farcall
Finke Desert Race - Australia <object...

Finke Desert Race - Australia

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 1,932,345
Posted By farcall
I want to repaint my HP2 rear wheel fork and...

I want to repaint my HP2 rear wheel fork and final drive at some time in the future. Online parts fiche describes them as 'Magnesium'. I am trying to find the correct colour code for the parts.

As...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8,814
Views: 616,720
Posted By farcall
Did 4 tyre changes today. Very productive arvo. ...

Did 4 tyre changes today. Very productive arvo.

No doubt everyone was speaking from direct knowledge :mulie

Or was it a bunch of blokes auditioning for a gig on Today Tonight? :nod
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8,814
Views: 616,720
Posted By farcall
Gday Rick :wave

Gday Rick :wave
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8,814
Views: 616,720
Posted By farcall
:lol3 They're getting pissed down the pub...

:lol3

They're getting pissed down the pub this arvo... I dunno where they get the money to piss up against the wall at the pub dunny, I'm always broke from my last bike ride or trying to save for...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8,814
Views: 616,720
Posted By farcall
Lake Perolilli Speed Week

16 -19 October

Found this...

http://www.mqld.org.au/index.php?id=37&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=10483&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=33&cHash=df0c7d5fb3
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 45,893
Posted By farcall
The bike and its prep rightly gets a big fat...

The bike and its prep rightly gets a big fat tick. But I am in total awe of his endurance and riding ability.



His LED's are Baja Designs SII's -...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13,929
Views: 4,926,621
Posted By farcall
How many kms on the clock? How long since you've...

How many kms on the clock? How long since you've done a major service?

Depending on answers above, maybe some or all of the following - new spark plugs; balance carbs (these two may help with your...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,014
Posted By farcall
Bugger.

Bugger.
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,014
Posted By farcall
Rawlinna was chosen as a 'no excuses' location......

Rawlinna was chosen as a 'no excuses' location... or are you two building up to a 'can't get time off work' excuse? Again. :evil

Insert hiding behind wall icon here. :D
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,014
Posted By farcall
Aiming for semi-retirement mr bully... I'm nearly...

Aiming for semi-retirement mr bully... I'm nearly there. :wink:
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,014
Posted By farcall
Yep. I can see this ride turning into a...

Yep. I can see this ride turning into a Transcon/Oodnadatta Track/Old Andado Track/Alice/Namajira Drive/Gary Junction Hwy/Carawine Gorge/Dooley Downs epic for me :D
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