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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 04:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,659
Posted By MODNROD
It was a nice sunny mild Spring day today, so I...

It was a nice sunny mild Spring day today, so I went for a ride.

In a T-shirt.
With an open-face helmet.
At a stooopid speed (almost as fast as it goes).
Into a small cloud of hard spring...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 41,068
Posted By MODNROD
Who looks at the gauges?

Who looks at the gauges?
Forum: Racing 10-18-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,046
Posted By MODNROD
The fat lady is gonna sing all night in Cowes I...

The fat lady is gonna sing all night in Cowes I rekn! :lol3

Onya Valentino, good race.
Forum: Racing 10-18-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,046
Posted By MODNROD
Huh! Well, there you go. I was just watching...

Huh! Well, there you go.

I was just watching the coverage locally of Warm-Up, etc, and they had a shot of Davide Tardozzi.
How long has he been running the show Krop?
Explains a bit of the...
Forum: Racing 10-18-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,046
Posted By MODNROD
I bet it gets to 40*C before it rains, then a...

I bet it gets to 40*C before it rains, then a freak tornado wreaks havoc on the Ducati tent (to give them a valid excuse.........), followed by hail on the punters as they are streaming slowly out...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18,712
Views: 2,238,499
Posted By MODNROD
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,046
Posted By MODNROD
Mr Squiggle! Still my favourite rider to watch...

Mr Squiggle! Still my favourite rider to watch ever. :clap
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,046
Posted By MODNROD
Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,166
Posted By MODNROD
More pics please Mr Bevel. My frankenZook is...

More pics please Mr Bevel.

My frankenZook is still a bare frame hanging in the shed (I call it, uhmmmm, hardening the paint..........:lol3), so it's good to see someone else putting stuff together.
Forum: Racing 10-15-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,046
Posted By MODNROD
I'll be at work on the other side of the country,...

I'll be at work on the other side of the country, which means I get to see the whole race uninterrupted (I'm on watch alone).............and there's no chance of sneaky tickets to and from the track....
Forum: Racing 10-11-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,095
Posted By MODNROD
YAY!!!! *sigh* Yes, I rekn Ducati's pole is...

YAY!!!!
*sigh* Yes, I rekn Ducati's pole is great, sue me! Cheating? What a crock, they're trying (within the rules framework I might add) to compete with the giants of the industry, good on 'em....
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 41,068
Posted By MODNROD
Yep. :deal

Yep.
:deal
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,396
Posted By MODNROD
My son-in-law just loves the things. He can't...

My son-in-law just loves the things. He can't wait for the big day.
I happened to ask if I could stay o/night there after the drags on Sat night, he said "Cool! The race is on early Sunday".
I said...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,191
Posted By MODNROD
Hehehehe! I was once invited over there by a...

Hehehehe!
I was once invited over there by a bloke I know through work (he's with Swedish Space Corp) to ride ski-mobile-sled thingys.

HAH!!! Fat chance!
I'd drop dead from shock the second I...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,327
Posted By MODNROD
My latest most memorable trip of note was to...

My latest most memorable trip of note was to travel the 98.6km from work back home again, in the middle of the afternoon during the week, and I didn't see one other single vehicle on the road at all....
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,191
Posted By MODNROD
Mmmm! Nice hot coffee on a midnight Winters ride....

Mmmm! Nice hot coffee on a midnight Winters ride.
Notice the cupholder on the commuter Troy...........:deal
...
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,324
Posted By MODNROD
Yep, 34 and a SVDA and they're hard to stop. A...

Yep, 34 and a SVDA and they're hard to stop.
A short intermission..........
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Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,394
Posted By MODNROD
Looks like a 696 with a round headlight and...

Looks like a 696 with a round headlight and "tracker" bars.

Here's one we tested out earlier (when we got sick and tired of waiting)...........
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,324
Posted By MODNROD
The street hotrodder in me says you need stamped...

The street hotrodder in me says you need stamped painted rocker covers on that thing.........
:lol3

Aaahh, the 70's! Blue velour and fake woodgrain, I had one just like it. :D
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,381
Posted By MODNROD
In a previous life I was a JD Parts Manager. ...

In a previous life I was a JD Parts Manager.
For the mowers I used to keep a few bits on the shelf, like mower blades, spark plugs, air filter and oil filter kits. NEVER had any engine parts for...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,324
Posted By MODNROD
Why not? Everything else of mine did! :lol3 ...

Why not?
Everything else of mine did! :lol3

I forgot something else for the OP too. Those GM 4-pin HEI modules have a habit of going bum-up very easily. Sometimes when they do, they only work for...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,178
Posted By MODNROD
Hhmmmmm. I have ridden my Piaggio X8 250...

Hhmmmmm.

I have ridden my Piaggio X8 250 (same drivetrain as a GTS250 Vespa) at WOT for an hour and half, while also having 7% extra gearing, up and down rolling hills, and the sliders I used are...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,324
Posted By MODNROD
There are a few of us still about it...

There are a few of us still about it seems...................
http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/VW/2014BikesVW005_zps4a87ad8d.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,802
Posted By MODNROD
Here's a possible suggestion that may work OK. ...

Here's a possible suggestion that may work OK.

Get 2 of these to match the fork diameter...........
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15,715
Views: 9,122,786
Posted By MODNROD
This deserves a repeat, great photo!

This deserves a repeat, great photo!
Forum: Racing 09-22-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 16,683
Posted By MODNROD
You forgot the half-buried dead trees......... ...

You forgot the half-buried dead trees.........
First time I saw them ride that crap I almost wee'd myself.
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By MODNROD
Decent roads around here still. I have to...

Decent roads around here still.
I have to change fork seals every 5000km, and tighten everything up at half that (although that's on a street bike).
Cars, the Toyota stopped dead due to dust...
Forum: Racing 09-22-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 16,683
Posted By MODNROD
WOW! :eek1 That's a dizzy-heights long way...

WOW! :eek1

That's a dizzy-heights long way away from a Terra Trip and a reflective triangle isn't it?
:lol3
Forum: Racing 09-22-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 16,683
Posted By MODNROD
[QUOTE=Deadly99;25124688] Nice to see the North...

[QUOTE=Deadly99;25124688] Nice to see the North American duo doing so well...QUOTE]


It is, and I'm surprised too!
But a couple of our guys were running right-up-there in your Baja a while back...
Forum: Racing 09-22-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 16,683
Posted By MODNROD
A Gascoyne loop hey? Cheap and Nasty "DASH"...

A Gascoyne loop hey?

Cheap and Nasty "DASH" on part of the Selective you rekn?
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,324
Posted By MODNROD
If it spits out fuel from the accel pump and the...

If it spits out fuel from the accel pump and the bowl is filling OK, then it should still fire and run (even if just barely).
That's one half of the equation (fuel) working.
Just coz you have a fat...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,442
Posted By MODNROD
Good to hear man! Best of luck.

Good to hear man!
Best of luck.
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,442
Posted By MODNROD
He's on his way to the truckstop on the north of...

He's on his way to the truckstop on the north of Gero to try to hitch to Carnarvon.
He now has $20 from a local copper lass so he can at least eat.
He has my number too, although I'm 2 hrs away,...
Forum: Racing 09-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 16,683
Posted By MODNROD
2014?!?!?! Shit really?!?!?! :lol3 Bugger me...

2014?!?!?! Shit really?!?!?! :lol3

Bugger me doesn't time fly when you're having fun.
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,442
Posted By MODNROD
No worries, although maybe they didn't get as wet...

No worries, although maybe they didn't get as wet up there as we did here, the rain front is further south than I thought.......

http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDR062.loop.shtml#skip
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,442
Posted By MODNROD
Gday Troy. I just got on ADV after being OTA...

Gday Troy.

I just got on ADV after being OTA for hours.
We have one of the biggest rain fronts all year coming through today, from the upper Murchison all the way south. Bloody ripping winds...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,802
Posted By MODNROD
Update time I guess. Thanks for all the...

Update time I guess.
Thanks for all the responses, I ended up getting an Aurora 9-LED 45W 6" unit. \it came with the wiring loom, switch, relay, pretty much the lot. I also replaced the stock...
Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,918
Views: 378,164
Posted By MODNROD
Hehehehehe............ ...

Hehehehehe............



http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/asterixmusician_zps9b1ec392.png (http://s1212.photobucket.com/user/MODNROD/media/asterixmusician_zps9b1ec392.png.html)...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By MODNROD
Just a quick heads up. The ceramic coating works...

Just a quick heads up. The ceramic coating works very well at extending the lifespan of black steel to stainless, and is also good at reducing temps markedly, but it can chip easily and look crap in...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15,715
Views: 9,122,786
Posted By MODNROD
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3
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